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JAMES MCEWAN (published on August 30, 2008)



JAMES MCEWAN March 21, 1923 - August 24, 2008 It is with saddened hearts we announce the peaceful passing of James McEwan. He was predeceased by his son James Jr. who was waiting for him with cribbage board in hand. James Jr. is survived by his wife and daughter. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Evelyn, of 61 years, daughters Joanne and Diana, sons Ralph, Bruce, Glen, Norm, Murray, Ken and Don and their spouses, 21 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He was very proud to have served his country during The Second World War as a stoker aboard the HMCS Prince Henry which was a convoy escort ship and troop carrier. It was part of the Allied Force Invasion on D-Day, June 6, 1944. He was a welder and pipefitter most of his life at local union 254 of which he was a member for 51 years. He also belonged to the Elmwood Legion #9 and was a card member for 64 years. Heartfelt thanks from the entire family to the staff at the Concordia Hospital for all their care and kindness. A service will be held in his honor at the Elmwood Legion # 9, 920 Nairn Ave., on Wednesday, September 3, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. Cremation has taken place and his remains will be released in the Atlantic ocean, as per his wishes. Weigh Anchor - God Speed Dad!


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