Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Reginald "Reg" Ponsford

Male 1921 - 2015  (94 years)


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  • Name Reginald "Reg" Ponsford 
    Born 1921 
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-196396 
    Died 17 Jul 2015  Strathroy, Middlesex Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I196396  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Family Elizabeth Franziska,   b. 20 Jan 1926, , Czechoslovakia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 2018, Ailsa Craig, Middlesex Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F55287  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday, July 17, 2015 at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital, at the age of 94 1/2. Reginald was formerly of Lakeview Drive, Waterloo.

      Survived by his loving wife Elizabeth residing at Craigweil Gardens Resthome, Ailsa Craig, Ontario.

      Predeceased by his brothers Raymond and Frank and sister Winnifred Newnham.

      In the 1950's, Reg worked as a tool and die maker for Avro Aircraft Ltd. in Toronto which constructed the CF-100 fighter, the first straight-winged aircraft to break the sound barrier. Reg was also part of constructing the first runway at Pearson International Airport. Following that, he worked for 25 years as a tool and die maker for Allen Bradley in Cambridge.

      Cremation has taken place.

      Condolences for the family and memorial donations to the University of Waterloo, Faculty of Engineering Entrance Scholarships may be arranged by contacting the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo, www.erbgood.com or 519-745-8445.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Jul 2015 - Strathroy, Middlesex Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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