Sidney Asbil

October 23, 1929November 5, 2012

Asbil, Sidney 1929 – 2012

Passed away November 5, 2012 in Montreal, very much as he lived, quietly and with dignity, surrounded by the love and laughter of his family. Dearly beloved husband of Edith (Lohse), beloved father of Karen (Rick Townsend), Neil (Carole Gosselin), Janet (Kyle Little) and Brian. He was also a very proud grandfather and great-grandfather. Sid was the brother of Elmer, Walter, Verna (Negm) and Henry, and the late Carrie, Angus and Robert. Visitation will be held at Collins Clarke McGillivray White, Saturday November 10, between the hours of 2-5 and 7-9, 307 Riverside, St. Lambert. Funeral will be held Sunday November 11 at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, 321 Empire, Greenfield Park at 3:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his memory to St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Greenfield Park or to The Canadian Cancer Society. Our grateful thanks and appreciation to Dr. Legler, Dr Ginsberg and Dr. Lawlor, the nurses in the chemo treatment room and the palliative care staff on 10 east at the Montreal General Hospital.


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sharon & john meehan & family

November 11, 2012

Dear Edie and Family,
Sid taught Burton Street how to be a good neighbor. We remember is many acts of neighborly love and kindness over the last 34 years as his neighbor on Burton St.
He was a wonderful man. He will be missed. Our sympathy to all his loved ones for your great loss. XX Sharon, John and family

Ron & Karen Parkinson

November 10, 2012


Our deepest condolences for your loss.

Eletha, Donald Hinds

November 10, 2012

Dear Mrs.Asbil and Family,
Kindly accept deepest sypathies and profund condolemses from us old Church friends to whom Sid was always kind and respectful. May he rest in the gentle arms of our sweet Jesus - surrounded by God's perpetual light.
Eletha & Donald Hinds, Barbados

richard swift

November 10, 2012

Sad day. My thoughts are with you Asbils.

November 10, 2012

Dear Henry,
I am very sorry to read of your brother's passing, Hank. Please accept my deepest sympathies.
Verna (Owen) Thompson.

November 10, 2012

Dear Edith and Family
May God keep you close and give you His peace and comfort. We will remember Sid for his lovely smile and kind and gentle nature.
In sympathy,
Len and Joyce Shannon
Augusta, Ontario.

November 10, 2012

Dear Edith & family,
Sid will be greatly missed by everyone. Our thoughts & prayers are with you all at this very sad time.
Maureen & Keith Burbidge & family
San Diego, California.

Judy & Garry Charette

November 9, 2012

It was an honour to meet Sidney during the wedding of his grandson Owen to our niece Jennie, a day he clearly enjoyed! Thinking of you all at this difficult time. Garry and Judy

November 9, 2012

Neil and Family,

Our deepest sympathies on the loss of your father. Our thoughts are with you during this very difficult time. Barbara and Todd Wilcox and family

Janice Cumming

November 9, 2012

Dear Edith
Thinking of you and the family in your time of sorrow.