Barthel Funeral Home


"Dick" Paul Richard Sutton

14 January, 193719 November, 2021
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It is with great sadness that we announce that Dick passed away peacefully, at Stirling Heights LTC, on Friday, November 19th, at the age 84.

Beloved husband of Ann. Loving father of Paul (Kathy) Sutton, Mike Sutton, and Laurie (Mark) Gaebel and step-father of Angela (Gus) Volpe and Arlene (Andy) Pownall, and proud Papa/Pa of Sara (Scott), Sandra, Jadelyn (Matt), Natalie, Nicolas (Jasmine), Alexis (Ryan), and Liam (Karissa) and great-grandpa of Parker and Nakina.

He will also be lovingly remembered by his brother Bob (Sheila) Sutton, sister Rita Sutton, brothers-in-law Ed Huddleston, Raymond Whittet (Helen), sisters-in-law Isabel and Jean (Scott), and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends - especially Alec and Jean Wilson and Bett Wilson.

Dick was born on January 14, 1937 in Galt, Ontario to Parents Ernie and Doris Sutton. Dick was a twin brother with Bob and had 5 other siblings. When he was younger he loved coaching and volunteering in Minor baseball and hockey. Dicks greatest love was spending time with friends and family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Dick retired after more that 33 years of service at Allen-Bradley in 1992. He loved to take pictures and video family events. At most special occasions, he was the 'man behind the camera'. Everyone remembers him as a very kind and gentle person with a great sense of humour. Our family wish to thank all of their friends and neighbours who have been there to support them over the last few years, the Sunnyside Adult Day Program, and the staff of Stirling Heights for their compassionate care.

In accordance with his wishes, cremation has taken place and the Memorial Service to celebrate his life will be held at Central Presbyterian Church, 7 Queen's Square, Cambridge on Saturday, November 27, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. All guests must show proof of two full doses of vaccination and photo ID to attend, provide contact information, wear a face covering , and follow the instructions of the funeral home staff.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Society of Canada would be appreciated by the family.



"Dick" Paul Richard Sutton

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Lorraine Riche

24 November 2021

Tribute to a wonderfully kind man who hosted the best Canada Day parties. He always made Ted and I feel so welcome with his warm smile and great conversations. I have many incredible memories in the Sutton backyard. He is loved and will be missed.

Jean and Scott Thompson

24 November 2021

Dick was a gentle, kind, and caring man with an easy-going nature and a smile for everyone. He was an incredible partner to my sister, wonderful step-dad to my two nieces, and to us ~ not just a brother-in-law but a dear friend. We shared some fun vacations with Ann and Dick over the years -Vancouver, Hawaii, Alaska (to celebrate our shared 25th wedding anniversaries), South Carolina, and Montreal.
When I would visit Ontario, Dick was always the one to get up at 3am to drive me to the airport for my early morning flight home.
Dick was a true blessing to our family and he will be missed beyond measure. A hui hou ~ (till we meet again) Jean and Scott

Terry Brown

23 November 2021

I remember working with dick in the catalog room in the basement it was only a few days but it was fun .he was the happy kind and friendly kind of guy never complained about anything always friend you will be missed but not

Lynne Douglas

23 November 2021

R.I.P Dick lovely gentleman x

Lyndsay and David Briggs

22 November 2021

Dick helped us all capture our life’s biggest memories - weddings, graduations, holidays. He always had time to talk and laugh - he was sincere and kind.

I remember telling him on his birthday one year that he looked good and he replied, “I know, right? I walked by the mirror this morning and thought, you’re still a handsome guy.”

He was an amazing friend to the Wilson family and will be greatly missed.

Brian Davidson

22 November 2021

We lived next door to the Sutton's on East St growing up, worked with Dick at AB in the stock room. You could not find a better person in life. Rest in peace Richard.

Craig Wilson

22 November 2021

A real stand up guy. Dick had a wonderful sense of humour and I will remember him for teaching me how to play baseball when I was eight and showing me how to make his version of Baileys when I was 28. Rest in peace my friend.

Linda and Paul Yorkshire

22 November 2021

We were one of the lucky people to have known Dick.
He was a lovely lovely lovely man.
I can’t imagine that he would ever raise his voice. He was just that kind of person..
We loved you Dick❤️❤️❤️

William & Pat McBrearty

22 November 2021

We had so much fun on the golf course Dick, you'll be greatly missed by all that knew you, R.I.P.

Ursula Fogarty

21 November 2021

I have such good memories of Dick and our time at A-B. He was always such a warm and caring guy.
Heaven is getting one of the really good ones!!!
Ann, my friend: My heart goes out to you. I wish and hope that the good memories that you and your family have will give some comfort in the days and weeks ahead.
My deepest sympathies and sincerest condolences to the entire family.

Rest In Peace Dick:

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