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William (Bill) Forward

October 16, 1943 — August 26, 2022

FORWARD, William James P.Eng


William Forward passed away unexpectedly Friday, August 26 on his family farm. Bill is survived by his loving wife of 49 years Jayne (Karau) Forward. He is the youngest son of the late James and Edith Forward; proud father of Allison Staples (Dennis) and Andrew Forward (Ayana); cherished grandfather of Colton, Clark, Cain, Hayden and August; loyal brother-in-law of Margaret and Colette Forward; predeceased by brothers Michael and Douglas Forward. Bill is also lovingly remembered by Jayne’s siblings Judy Stephenson (Tom), John Karau (Merelie), Jeffrey Karau (Joanne); fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews Jennifer Forward (Stephen), Sheila Forward (Shann), Michael Forward Jr. (Sarah), Jon Stephenson (Lesley), Jennifer Stott (Cam), Holden Karau (Carolyn), Colin and Spencer Karau.  Bill’s tractors will miss him too.


We will celebrate and remember Bill's life at a visitation at the Kars Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 1610 Roger Stevens Dr., Kars on Thursday, September 8th from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m.  A memorial service will be held at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 2372 Church St., North Gower on Friday, September 9th at 1:30 p.m.


Donations to The Ottawa Boys and Girls Club, 2825 Dumaurier Ave., Ottawa, K2B 7W3; The Salvation Army, 171 George St., Ottawa, K1N 5W5; or Holy Trinity Anglican, P.O. Box 29, North Gower, K0A 2T0 would be appreciated.

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Visitation

Thursday, September 8, 2022

1:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Tubman Funeral Home (Kars Chapel)

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Visitation

Thursday, September 8, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Tubman Funeral Home (Kars Chapel)

ON

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Memorial Service

Friday, September 9, 2022

Starts at 1:30 pm (Eastern time)

Holy Trinity Anglican Church (North Gower)

2372 Church St, Ottawa, ON K0A 2T0

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