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Don Dewar

April 27, 1931- October 30, 2023

Don Dewar of Listowel passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Monday October 30, 2023 at the age of 92 after struggling with cancer.

Don will be forever in the hearts of his loving wife Ruth (Daer) of 63 years, son Keith of Toronto, daughters Carol (Paul Davidson) of Cambridge and Karen Dewar-Birk (David Birk) of Ayr. Cherished grandfather of Zachary, Cameron, Katie (Luke) and Blake. He will be missed by his brother Ken (Gayle), Dean, Jenn, Luke, Christine, Kelli, Doug, Ben, Kristy, and sister-in-law Shirley Rolston

Predeceased by his parents Roy and Theora Dewar, sister Mary Phyllis, brother in laws Gordon and Alvin (Janet) Daer, Harold Rolston and sister-in-law Marilyn (Brian) Wallace.

Don was born on the farm now owned by his brother at RR#1 Monkton. Then, he moved to Atwood in 1960 and worked at Arbor Acres which was a local chick hatchery. After the hatchery closed, he was employed at Spinrite Yarns in Listowel for over 20 years. Don enjoyed fishing, camping at many provincial parks with family.

The family wishes to thank all those who supported Don through his health journey. A special thanks to Dr. Edmonds, Care Partners, and the dedicated nurses and staff at Listowel Caressant Care Retirement Home.

Thank you to Ernie Naylor for the words of comfort and prayers.

Don was a member at Atwood Presbyterian Church. He was known for being a family historian, his stories of his past adventures, and his love for music.

A private family service will take place. Memorial donations may be made to Atwood Presbyterian Church, the Listowel Memorial Hospital Foundation, or the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences may be left at Thank you to David and Abbey Bald for their kindness and caring touch. Arrangements entrusted to Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood.


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