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Garry Pestell

October 18, 1952 to April 3, 2012

Garry Pestell, of Monkton, passed away as a result of a car accident, on Tuesday April 3rd, 2012 at Stratford General Hospital. He was born 59 years ago, a son of Lillian Pestell of Milverton and the late Jack Pestell. Garry was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a great supporter of the local hockey organizations and loved spending time with his family, especially his grandson Russell. Beloved husband of Colleen (Machan) Pestell whom he married in 1982. Loving father of Catherine and Brent Pryce of Winthrop and special grandfather of Russell. Dear brother of Ken Pestell of Monkton, Bonnie and Larry Krieger of Capreol, Patti Fuhr of Mitchell, Brian and Darlene Pestell of Bayfield, Doug and Paula Pestell of Acton, Murray Pestell and Sherri Blake of Monkton. Son-in-law of Murray and Lenora Machan of Monkton, brother-in-law of Dennis and Lida Machan of Monkton and Val and Willie Smith of Mount Forest. Fondly remembered by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and Gary Carpenter of Mitchell. Predeceased by his sister Lynda Pestell and nephew Craig Pestell. There will be no funeral home visitation. A private graveside service will be held at Elma Centre Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to: Monkton Wildcats or Milverton 4-Wheel Drives would be appreciated by the family and can be arranged by calling the funeral home or returning to the Current Funerals page and clicking on the Make a Donation link. Please make your cheque payable to the organization and mail to the funeral home at PO Box 111, Atwood, ON N0G 1B0


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