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Harold Jones-Delcorde

August 5, 1923 - January 9, 2017

Harold Jones-Delcorde: August 5, 1923 - January 9, 2017

Service Date: January 14, 2017

Funeral Home Nepean - Garden Chapel

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Jones-Delcorde, Albert Joseph Harold (Hal) WWII

86th Bridge Company 2nd Division

August 5th, 1923 – January 9th, 2017

 

Survived by his best friend and loving wife of 68 years, Donna (Fraser), daughter Mary Ann (Bryan Wheeler), son Dr. David Jones-Delcorde (Cindi Neilson), grandchildren – Cpl. Cole Jones (Theresa Bell), Dr. Adam Jones-Delcorde and Brooke (Phil Linden); and great-grandchildren – Casper and Zoey Jones.  Harold was the only child of Albert Jones and Violet Sullivan, and stepson of Edmond Delcorde.  Predeceased by brother-in-law Donald Fraser of St. Clair Shores, Michigan, USA.  Harold enlisted on April 29, 1942 and served in the Royal Canadian Engineering Corps for active wartime duty as R.C.E. “Sapper”.  He received the 1939-45 Star, the France-Germany Star, the Defence Medal, and the Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp.  In November 2015 Harold also received France’s Chevalier dans l’Ordre national de la Légion d’honneur.  Harold will be missed by many cousins and friends. Visitation will be held at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Rd (at Bayshore Drive) on Friday, January 13th, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  Memorial service will be held in the chapel on Saturday, January 14th, 2017 at 1 p.m.  A private interment will take place at a later date.  In lieu of flowers donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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