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Cresmount Funeral Home - Fennell Chapel

322 Fennell Ave East, Hamilton, ON

OBITUARY

Alexander Auchinvole

October 16, 1947October 25, 2016

After a shot illness graduated to glory to be with the Lord. Loving husband of Evelyn for 51 years, our motto was "You and me against the world"; Devoted father to James (Janice), Alison (Kevin and Alexander Jr. (Melanie); Proud grandfather to Robert (Paige) and Aaron and great grandfather to Arianna; Brother to James and Robin Buchanan. Alexander was a quiet soul who was knowledgeable in current affairs, sports history and its statistics following his favorite soccer team, Newcastle United Football Club. Employed at Stelco/U.S. Steel for 40 years, he was a member of Local 1005 United Steelworkers serving on grievance matters and contract negotiations for the rank and file. Alexander loved live musical performances enjoying the local Hamilton music scene. The Pipes and Drums of the Argyll and Sutherland 91st Highlanders Princess Patricia (Cda.) and the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 8th Bn. (U.K.) were close to his heart. He was also an avid reader of crime fiction.

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Alison Wallace

January 19, 2018

I miss you so much Dad

September 16, 2017

Evie, your name just popped into my mind while I was going to have a nap so I googled your name and saw this death notice. I am so sorry for your loss. I do think about you often and wonder how you are doing. I have a lot of wonderful warm memories from our past. Sending love to you from Texas. Mary Ellen Johnston

Carla Skye

November 1, 2016

Evie and Family...am so very sorry to hear of your loss...What a gentle man!...He will be missed

Catherine Howard

November 1, 2016

Dear Evie, Alison, James and Alex,
I'm sad to read the news of Sandy's passing. Know that you are all in my heart and I am sending love, courage and radiance to you all.
~ Catherine Howard xo

Cindy Tate

October 31, 2016

Dear Evie, Alison, James and Alex - our thoughts and love are with you with the passing of Sandy. Especially the love - Cindy (and Jasmine).

October 30, 2016

Dear Evie and family,
We are so sad to learn of Sandy's passing.
Sandy was always happy and genuine and would always stop to chat. He was a great person. He will be greatly missed.
Please accept our deepest condolences.
Love
Gord, Marion & family

October 29, 2016

we musicians always knew that, when Sandy was present
at a gig, he had the best ears in the room; always listening intently, always appreciating and praising the creativity of the musical moments, always with that shining smile . . . more than a 'fan' . . . more a presence as family . . . always with us, and now in spirit.
all love and strength to the family,
Richard Keelan, Hamilton ON.

Karen Howard

October 29, 2016

Dear Evie and family, many years have gone by since we met. Many memories have also gone by which will be recalled with both laughter and tears. Sandy will always remain close by. I know that for sure. Love, Karen

Dorothyand Nicholas Giacomini

October 29, 2016

Dear Evie and Family. May God forever keep his loving arms around you. You are forever in my thoughts and Prayers. I love you.

Eudene Luther

October 29, 2016

Dear Evie, Alison, James and Alex,
You have lost a loving husband and father and I have lost a loving friend. I will miss him more deeply than I can say. I will always remember Sandy as one of Brian's greatest buddies who shared his love of boxing and music in equal measure. I will picture them together, always.
In the days that come, know you are not alone. The thoughts and prayers of your loved ones and friends will surround and protect you and there is no safer place to be. Know that I am here for you.
With love always, Eudene

FROM THE FAMILY