Rivers, Frank Edward Thomas

April 26, 1925 – December 21, 2018

Frank was predeceased by his beloved Ruth, wife of 67 years.  Caring father to Douglas (Linda) and Ruthanne.  Grandfather to Lynda (Chad), Cindy, Tara, Jennifer (Adrian), Leanne (Dennis) and Elaine (James).  Great-grandfather to 15.  Frank was a proud Veteran of the Second World War, serving with the RCNVR aboard H.M.C.S Joliette.  He was a skilled carpenter by trade, and worked at Otis Elevator until his retirement in 1987.  Dad was a long-time member of the Hamilton Stamp Club, The Steel Workers Organization of Active Retirees (S.O.A.R), a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 36 in Dundas, and up until two weeks before his passing he enjoyed swimming twice a week at Dalewood Pool, for over 33 years!.  He will always be remembered for his great sense of humor and his dedication and love for his family.  Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 27th from 2-4 and 7-9, with Legion Service at 7:00, at the Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street Dundas where Frank’s Service will be held on Friday, December 28th at 1:00 p.m.  A celebration of Frank’s life will be held Sunday, January 13th at the Dundas Legion, 280 King Street West from 1-4 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 36 would be appreciated.

6 Messages to Rivers, Frank Edward

  • Shirley &Wayne Zess

    Dear Doug & Ruthanne.

    Deepest sympathy to you and your family..I’m seeing your parents dancing and enjoying each other again.Happy New Year to the both of them memories are kept forever. Wayne&Shirley Zess

  • Anne Adams

    Douglas and Ruth Anne & Families.
    I was sorry to hear of Uncle Micky’s passing. He was a nice man and I will remember him. My thoughts are with you my cousins at this difficult time.

  • Janet and Robert Garnier

    Douglas and Ruth Anne and Families. Rob and I were sorry to hear of Uncle Mickey’s passing. I have memories that I will cherish of both your Dad and Mom. I am sorry we cannot be with you to pay our respects but Health issues direct our days now. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. Love Janet and Rob

  • Mike and Caroline Kennedy

    Doug,Linda and Family,very sorry to hear about the passing of your Dad , May he Rest In Peace

  • Carole Brewer

    Condolences on the loss of Uncle Mick. My thoughts are with you.

  • Ernie Bodden

    Our thoughts are with you at this time Doug, Ruth Anne and families. He was a great man and a great friend. We had alot of laughs together. Your beloved mom will be happy to see him again.

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