Frank Horsfall

Died: Sat., Nov. 16, 2013


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In Loving Memory of
Frank James Horsfall
Died peacefully at the Manitoulin Health Centre on Saturday November 16, 2013 at the age of 84.
Survived by his beloved wife Florence.
Dear father of Jim (Joanne),
Kim (predeceased)
Mary (Bob Weinhart)
Ken and Joe.
Proud grampa of Richard (predeceased), Jocelyn, Melissa, Fiona, Genevieve, Crystal, Jessica, Alishia, Stephanie and Sarah.
Great grampa of Nolan, Evan, Mackenzie, Hadeon,
Aniska, Leah and Noah.
Loved brother of Jack & Mildred (both predeceased),
Kitt Burnett (Glenn), Bud (predeceased),
and Dorothy Todman (Bev).
Frank was an electrician at the Garson Mine, he was
a co-ordinator for mine rescue for many years.
Frank will be remembered as an influential ham radio operator.  During the Cold War we was involved
with civil defence, and on standby at the radar base
in Sudbury.  He was a message relayer for ships at sea and for sending Christmas messages for the Dew Line Operators.
Frank loved his grandchildren.  He loved watching them, saying it was like a live comedy show.  

Visitation
2-4 & 7-9 pm Tuesday
Funeral Service
10:00 am Wednesday November 20, 2013
all at Island Funeral Home
Father George Gardner officiating
Burial at Coldsprings Cemetery
Donations Alzheimer Society Sudbury-Manitoulin

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