LOIS firstname.lastname@example.org_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-03-26 published
BROADHEAD, William ''Bill'' David
Died in the early hours of the morning, on March 24, 2003 at St. Michael's Hospital. In his 87th year, David's health had been failing for some time. It was his greatest wish to depart peacefully. Predeceased by his first wife Kathleen (née MURRAY) and by his son Paul. David will be greatly missed by his second wife, Hazel LOIS and by his three children Anne (Joseph,) Nora ANDERSON (Robert) and John (Ana.) Also survived by his eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Dear brother to Marjory GEORGE of Chatham, Ontario. David, a graduate of McMaster University, was the last of the great Dickensians, having read most of the great classics. He had a particular fondness for Charles Dickens and Thomas Hardy. He wrote short stories and at the age of 70, continued to take courses at U. of T. Up until the end of his life, David took great pleasure in continuing to write fiction. Friends may call the Rosar-Morrison Funeral Home and Chapel, 467 Sherbourne Street (South of Wellesley Street) on Wednesday, from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday March 27, at 10: 30 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Church (Sherbourne and Earl Street). Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations in David's name to either Covenant House or Interval House would be greatly appreciated.
''Dad was a man of honour and integrity. His sense of humour was a great delight to all who met him.''
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