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Kenric “Ken” Charlton

February 14, 2022

CHARLTON, Kenric “Ken” – After struggling with several illnesses, Ken Charlton, formerly of Chatham and Northern Bruce Peninsula, passed away at Fiddick’s Nursing Home, Petrolia, on Monday, February 14, 2022, in his 87th year. Beloved husband of Gloria for 25 years. Loving father of Kenric D. Charlton of Petrolia. Adored grandfather of Kendra, Kaylie, Kylie, Kenric, and Jessie. Dear brother of Allan (Carol) Charlton, and Maureen (Jack) Newman.  Also loved by his step-son Sean (Shawna) James, their children, their grandchildren, and his many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his parents Kenric and Marjorie (Hoskins) Charlton, his sister Sharon (John) Manax, and his brother Dick Charlton.

Ken was employed at Union Gas for 37 years starting in the Meter Department and through training and education (UWO) retired as Manager, Benefits. He was an Officer in the Essex and Kent Scottish Regiment Army Reserves and a proud member of the Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem.  There will be a scattering service at Christ Church Memorial Scattering Gardens in Lion’s Head this summer. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Ken are asked to consider Christ Church Memorial Scattering Garden – Lion’s Head or the charity of your choice.

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Dear Gloria, Paul and I were so sorry to hear about Ken's passing. Know that we are thinking of you and sending our love. May his memory always be a treasure and a blessing for you and the family. Leslie and Paul Conway

~ Leslie Robbins-Conway and Paul Conway

A donation has been made to Heart & Stroke. Message from the donator: In memory of Ken and in support of the Family.

~ Marion Struss

Our deepest condolences Gloria & family on the passing of Ken. We sure have some very wonderful memories. Will definitely miss that sense of humor. Sending you all love & prayers.

~ Lisa Morris (Amelia & George)

Gloria - my sincere condolences on the passing of Ken. I worked for Ken for many years in Benefits and I have lots of fun memories of those good old days. He was a wealth of knowledge and also had such a great sense of humour. He will be missed by all who knew him. Take care Gloria.

~ Bonnie VanBavel

Gloria and family, you are in our thoughts and prayers. Your beautiful memories will help you through this difficult time.

~ Tony & Gail Rumble

Gloria please accept my sincere condolences. I first met Ken when I joined the regiment in 1964. After he left our paths would cross at times when we would have some great laughs. May he rest in peace

~ Arnold Schuur

Gloria, my sincere condolences to you and your family. I always enjoyed Ken's company. He will be missed.

~ James Standard

Thoughts and prayers are with all of the family in the loss of Ken. He will be missed by many.

~ Jack & Ann Morrison

Gloria and family, our sincere condolences in the passing of Ken. We enjoyed our visits with Ken in Lions Head. He will be missed.

~ Glen and Carol Walters

We had a lot of good times with Ken. He will be missed!

~ Dean Coatsworth & Rose Coatsworth

Gloria Please accept my condolences for the passing of Ken. I recollect that I have known him for 60 some years, having meeting him as a fellow officer in the Regiment and later as a Hospitaller.I have many fond memories that we shared together and discussed over “a wee dram” May he Rest in pease

~ Garry Mardling

Gloria, my sincere condolences to you and your family on Ken's passing. Ken was a wonderful gentleman. Hugs!

~ Nancy Standard

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If desired, memorial donations to support the Christ Church Memorial Scattering Gardens, Lion’s Head, Ontario, can be made online by clicking on the link below or by mailing your cheque to:

Christ Church Lion’s Head
Memorial Scattering Garden
55 Main Street
Lion’s Head ON
N0H 1W0

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