May 13, 1928 – August 5, 2019
Harry Wilkinson, passed away peacefully at home, in London Ontario, with his wife, Barbara, at his side on August 5th, 2019. He was in his 92nd year. After a successful business career, Harry entered the University of Western Ontario at age 65, and obtained a Bachelor of Arts (Political Science and Sociology) degree. Harry enjoyed spirited political debates, teeing off with friends, and was an avid fan of jazz. Harry obtained his amateur radio license while residing in BC, a province he loved. Harry enjoyed watching the various sports activities of his children and grandchildren. A great animal lover, owning various cats and dogs over the years, Harry also mastered the technique of mucking out horse stables (complete with rubber boots and plaid farm shirt). Harry is survived by wife Barbara Holmes, children Terri, Mark, and Greg (Anita) Wilkinson. Grandfather of David, Nathan, Raquel, and Candice. Pre-deceased by wives Violet and Delores, and daughter Sarah. 'Grandpa Harry' will also be sadly missed by the Boglevsky family (Phil, Christine, Alexandra, Evan) and the Pancino family (Stephen, Karin, Kaitlyn, Hailey). A celebration of life will be held at the Needham Funeral Home in London, Ontario August 17th from 12 to 3PM. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the London or Kitchener Humane Society, Animalert (London) or a charity of your choice.
- Memorial Gathering Saturday, August 17, 2019
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