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J. Ross Folkes

June 9, 1946 ~ June 18, 2020 (age 74)


Folkes, Jeffrey Ross

June 9, 1946 - June 18, 2020

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Ross Folkes on June 18, 2020. Beloved husband of Deborah for 42 years, loving and encouraging father of Andrew, Nicholas, and Sarah. Loved brother-in-law to Stephen, Yani, Susan, and Paul; loved son-in-law to Annita and Victor. Predeceased by his parents Jim and Dorothy, brother Tom, aunt Ruby. 

Ross loved beautiful things. He spent his life composing music, cultivating his gardens, and spending time with all of his cherished pets. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Under my Wing Pug Rescue would be greatly appreciated.

Due to COVID19, we will be having a small private ceremony following all social distancing protocols.





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