September 1, 1928 – December 19, 2017

Neilson, Edward Arthur “Ted” – Born September 1, 1928, died peacefully on Tuesday, December 19th in his 90th year.  Ted is predeceased by his loving wife June Eileen (2004).  Beloved father of Jennifer McLaren (Ron predeceased), Carolyn Neilson (Wayne Feeney) and Peter Neilson.  Grandfather of Heidi, Bryan, Kendra, Quinn, Keegan and Aidan; great-grandfather of River, Saylor and Zoey.  Brother of Marion Alice McLean (predeceased) and Dorathy Smith and uncle of many neices and dear friend of Mary Bryant.  Ted was a voracious reader who loved classical jazz, fishing, Wawa and his roots in Hamilton.  Thank you to the incredible staff at the St. Peter’s Palliative Care Ward and the staff at Caroline Place.  Family and friends are welcome by the family for a Graveside Service on Thursday, December 28th at 2:00 p.m. at WHITE CHAPEL MEMORIAL GARDENS, Hamilton.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Matthew’s House, Hamilton.

4 Messages to Neilson, Edward Arthur “Ted”

  • Kevin Van Spronsen & Hillary MacDonald

    Aunt Carolyn & Uncle Wayne, Quinn, Keegan and Aidan
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you celebrate the life of your Dad and hold memories close to your heart. Sending you love and holding you in prayer

  • Kim Phillips

    My thoughts are with you and your family Carolyn as you process the loss of a loved one, hold each other together, and also manage the organizational pieces. It is never easy to mourn the loss of a loved one but I know Christmas is a particularly tough time. Be well, and rest in the knowledge that your Dad must have been an amazing person to raise such an incredibly compassionate, caring, and joyful daughter.

  • Carolyn Neilson

    Yes- there is a reception at Turner Family Funeral Home following the graveside service. The reception hall will be open at 2:00.

  • sandy Schwenger (nee Ksiazek)

    My dad (Edward Ksiazek) is unable to walk to the graveside – will there be a meet and greet after?

    Regards,

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