The family of William (Bill) Finn, with broken hearts, announce his passing in the arms of his caregivers at Tilbury Manor Thursday, July 30 2020 at the age of 89. Reunited with the love of his life Marilyn. Beloved father of Michelle (the late Daniel Salive), Brian Finn, Gerald and Dianne Finn. Dearest and loving Papa to Alysha and Kurtis Strong and Great-Papa to Nash. Survived by his siblings Eleanor Carson (the late Norris), Richard and Evelyn Finn, Joyce and Joe Salive, Cindy Finn (the late Robert Wayne), Donna and Ed Carson, in-laws William and Linda Fenner and their children. He will also be missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Bill is predeceased by his parents Norman and Yvonne Finn, his siblings Dorothy and John Jack, Mary and Hector Bulley, Anna and Leonard Penman and Donald and Marie Finn. Also predeceased by in-laws Clyde and Grace Fenner and Patricia Fenner.
Bill was a retiree of Arvin Meritor (Rockwell) Tilbury and previously of Canadian Pacific Railway. In retirement he spent many years camping with his wife. He was involved with Bowling Leagues, Tilbury Minor Hockey and Baseball and once a proud member of St John’s Ambulance where he put in many hours at the arena and local events. Dad had 4 1/2 years of excellent care at Tilbury Manor after surviving a stroke along with other health issues. He enjoyed many activities there and always had the “gift of gab” as they say. He will be truly missed and loved forever. Cremation has taken place. Burial and a celebration of life will take place at a later date. Donations can be made to Tilbury Manor or the charity of your choice.