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Marlatt Funeral Home, Swackhamer Chapel

195 King Street West, Dundas, ON

OBITUARY

Robert Guy Dunham

July 2, 1955May 8, 2020

Passed peacefully at St. Joseph’s hospital after a 28 year battle with multiple sclerosis.

Predeceased by his parents Ray & Lillian Dunham and siblings: Bill Arnold, Marge Jefferies, Lloyd Arnold & Larry Dunham. Survived by his sisters: Gene Gunn, Patricia Birdsell and sister in laws Donna Dunham (Larry) & Barb Arnold (Lloyd). He will be missed by his children Robert Dunham (Andrea), Cathy Dunham (James Lake), Lisa Dunham (Mike Willet), and Nick Dunham (Caroline). He will be missed by his grandchildren Tyler, Brooklyn, Addison & Kennedy

He grew up in Lynden before moving to Dundas as a teenager, where he was an avid hockey player playing for the Dundas Blues. He always looked forward to his annual fishing trips with the boys and cottage time with family and friends. He went directly from high school to Stelco for an apprenticeship as a millwright where he stayed for the next 30 years before retiring in 2003. Anyone who knew Guy, knew he loved food, especially anything sweet. His vast knowledge and great sense of humor will be missed by all that knew him.

We would like to thank Blackadar continuing Care for their kindness, compassion, friendship and care of our father’s needs over the past 11 years.

Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Dad’s Life will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the MS Society of Canada

Online condolences may be made at www.marlattfhdundas.com

Services

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Memories

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Doug & Liz Reeves

May 13, 2020

Dear Cathy & Family,
We are so very sorry about the loss of your cherished Dad, Guy...
We have so many fond memories of Guy during the time our late Dad, Bob, lived at Blackadar's... Guy always had a warm smile and greeting for us!
Please know that we are thinking of you at this sad time...
With our sympathy & love,
Doug & Liz

Christine Howes

May 13, 2020

So sorry to hear about your loss had a lot of good times with Guy we love playing practical jokes on one another. Even when he came into the hospital and I seen him there he made sure to tell all the nurses about our practical jokes I got teased a lot from the nurses so he was still trying to outdo me . He will be missed. Guy say hello to Roly even once again enjoy each other. My condolences to the whole family definitely will be missed

Bert Visheau

May 12, 2020

I remember Guy coaching T-ball at Alexander Park in West Hamilton. Fond memories return of me being Guy's assistant coach when our kids were small back in the early 80's.
You were a great coach!
Visheau Family

Mark Motomura

May 12, 2020

To the Dunham Family
So sorry to hear of your loss. He has been a great friend over so many years. I have so many great memories of Guy and all the family at so many hockey and baseball tournaments, as well as the many trips to Geneseo for hockey or golf (but mostly for the fun times with all our American friends). He was such a big part of the 10 Guys Fishing trip as well as the Big Moose Group. He will be missed greatly by all who knew him. Thinking of you in these trying times. Moj

Danny Connon

May 12, 2020

I played hockey with Guy in the 70's in the Stelco league. We all called him "captain crunch" because he hit players so hard. Guy was a super person and everyone liked him. God Bless You old friend.

Tammy purchase

May 11, 2020

Cathy, Nick and family

We are so very sorry to hear of your dads passing. Cherish the wonderful memories you have. Thinking of you xo
The Purchase Family

Sheelagh Polmanter

May 11, 2020

In loving memory of my cousin Guy Dunham. You will forever be missed and you will live in our hearts forever. This is not goodbye we will see you on the other side RIP Guy. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family at this difficult time.

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