OBITUARY

Donald Dowding

April 3, 1948May 28, 2014

DOWDING, Donald – At the Sault Area Hospital on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 with his wife by his side at the age of 66. Loving husband and best friend of Andrea. Dear father of Steve Dowding (Candace), Brian Dowding (Terri), Steven and Kevin Roberts. Devoted grandfather of Tyren and Britney Dowding. Son of Erla and the late Bud Dowding. Brother of Jerry (Carolyn), Arlene Ethier (Ray), Diane Dowding (Marty). Special son-in-law of Florent and Jean Guilmette. Cherished brother-in-law of Paula Wright (Bill Tucker) and the late Deanna Guilmette. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Special friend of Sean Phelps, Lauren Haynes (late Fred Stadnisky). Don will be greatly missed by his special pets Samantha, Reggie, Rico and Kaya. At Don’s request there will be no services. Memorial contributions to the SAH Cancer Care Fund would be appreciated. A special thanks to Dr. Mary Wilson and Staff of the SAH Rehab Unit for their compassion and care shown to Don. Expressions of sympathy may be offered at www.arthurfunerahome.com

Services

  • No Visitaiton or Funeral Services to be held.
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Larry Davies (Wecare Home Health)

June 8, 2014

I had the privilege of meeting Don and although it was only a one time meeting, his kindness and character will never be forgotten.
My thoughts and prayers go out to his loved ones in this time of sorrow.

June 2, 2014

Andrea and family
we were so sorry to hear of Donnie's passing.... our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Kim, Kime, Cassey and Cali-Joan Collver

June 2, 2014

Andrea and the Dowding Family, our sincere condolences to you all at this difficult time. Don was a wonderful cousin to me growing up and some of my happiest memories are of spending time with him and his family at their camp. He will be missed. Janice and Larry Rennison

June 1, 2014

Andrea and family

With deepest sympathy in the loss of Don. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Sue and Dale Barr

Bruce & Debbie Banks

June 1, 2014

We are so sorry for your loss. Don was a wonderful man who had a way about him that made everyone smile..He will be missed by all who knew him. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

June 1, 2014

Our sincere sympathy to the Dowding family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Jerry and Margaret Poels.
London On

June 1, 2014

Andrea and family, please accept Tim and my deepest sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers have been with you and Don this entire journey.
Your love and support for each other is an example to us all.
Tim & Lynne

Aunt Gail

May 31, 2014

Remembering a beloved nephew and all around nice guy.....memories of camp and cousins playing together and all the laughter. Love you Don.

May 31, 2014

Dear Brian, Terri and family- so very sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. We are thinking of you
The Meating family

Marg & Chris

May 31, 2014

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Dowding family. We will always remember Donald's positive attitude and infectious smile. He will be greatly missed.