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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Jim, Lorraine McLean
   Posted Sun November 17, 2013
We are very sorry to hear of the passing of Frank, he was a friend for many years. Our condolences to Flo and family, he will be sadly missed. Frank was always there to give a hand when needed and was well respected within the amateur radio community.

Maureen & Ted Nightingale ( VE3MIO)
   Posted Sun November 17, 2013
Flo, We send our condolences to you & Kenny and the rest of the family. We go back along time from the Garson days to the island days. Frank was a great help to me and a inspiration for helping me with Amateur radio operations. Frank will be sadly missed. God Bless your family.

Michael Maciuk, Marshall Maciuk and Martha Maciuk
   Posted Sun November 17, 2013
Flo, Kenny and family, please accept our sincere heartfelt condolences for the loss of Frank. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. May the Good Lord bless and welcome Frank's soul into heaven.

Harold McNamara
   Posted Mon November 18, 2013
Our love, our thoughts and our prayers are with you, Florence, and your family.

God bless!

Harold and Lorraine

Connie Andres-McKay
   Posted Tue November 19, 2013
To the Horsfall & Wernhardt families,
Please accept our condolences at his sad time. Our thoughts are with you.

Kurt & Elizabeth Andres, Connie & Andrew McKay (Kitchener)

Linda Case
   Posted Fri November 22, 2013
To Florence Horsfall and family. I am thinking of you all at this time. My prayers are with you.

Elaine McDonald
   Posted Tue November 26, 2013
Florence, Jim, Kenny, Mary, Joe and families.
I was saddened to hear of Frank's death.
I have some very fond memories of my childhood neighbour.
Our thoughts and prayers for all of you at this difficult time.
Elaine and Tom

Sherri Rick MacDonnell
   Posted Tue November 26, 2013
Dear Mrs.Horsfall Jim,Kenny,Mary,Joe You all are in my thoughts sending hugs your way.

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