January 16, 1931 to February 25, 2018
of Palmerston, formerly of Trowbridge, passed away unexpectedly at Palmerston District Hospital on Sunday February 25, 2018 at the age of 87. Eric was the former manager of the Campbell Soup Hatchery. He was the founder of the Listowel Horticultural Society in 1992 and was a master gardener. Beloved husband of the late Pamela (Jollye) Hewison who predeceased him in 2012. Loving father of Andrew (Brooke) of Palmerston, Rupert (Vicki) of Alberta and Tim of British Columbia. Special grandpa of Jeremy, Mikey, Mitchell, Tony, Chris, Sarah, Cameron, Natalie, Nathaniel and great-granddad of Emmalee. Brother and brother-in-law of Ernest (Joan) Hewison, Patsy Hewison and Geoffery Jollye. Predeceased by his parents Howard and Nelly (Marklem) Hewison, brothers Jim, Reginald (Pat) and Ronald, and sister Mavis Loft. Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Monday March 5, 2018 from 10 until 10:45 a.m. followed by the memorial service at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. George Russell officiating. Interment in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to: Listowel Memorial Hospital Foundation 255 Elizabeth Street East Listowel, ON N4W 2P5 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 forward your cheque directly to the charity at the above address.