March 9, 1924 to April 9, 2011
Ross Love, of Listowel, formerly of RR2 Atwood, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family, at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Saturday April 9, 2011 at the age of 87. Ross was a member of Atwood Presbyterian Church and the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 259 Listowel and a Charter member of the Atwood Lions Club. He served his country as an Able Seaman in the Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserves. Ross will be remembered for his love of Clydesdale horses. Beloved husband of the late Bernice (Henry) Love who predeceased him in 2009. Loving father of Hugh and Rhonda Love of RR2 Atwood, Nora and Ross Rocher of Mitchell, Sheila Love-Phillips of Rockwood. Special grandpa of Anne and Jason Falk and their children Brett and Gavin, Sara Love and fiance Kevin Mehring, Andrew Love, Scott and Lee Anne Rocher and their children Claire and Chloe, Catherine and Jeff Lucyk. Dear brother of Mary Broughton of Listowel. Fondly remembered by his sister-in-law Helen Henry of Monkton and many nieces & nephews. Predeceased by his parents John and Jean (McIntosh) Love and brother-in-law Jack Broughton. At Ross' request, there will be no funeral home visitation. Memorial visitation will be held at the Atwood Presbyterian Church on Wednesday April 13, 2011 from 9:30 a.m. until time of the service at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Andrew Thompson, Rev. Cathrine Campbell and Rev. George Russell will officiate. Interment in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to: The Heart and Stroke Foundation 556 Huron Street Stratford, ON N5A 5T9 or Canadian Cancer Society 536 Huron Street Stratford, ON N5A 9Z9 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 of choice at the above address.