August 25, 1926 – May 8, 2018
deLottinville, Joseph Bruce – With profound sadness, we announce the passing of our patriarch, Joseph Bruce, on Tuesday, May 8, in his 91st year. Bruce has gone on to reunite with the love of his life, Lillian Irene (predeceased by 8 months). Left to mourn are children, Carl (Linda), Brian (Christina) and Karen; grandchildren, Scott (Amber), Ryan (Ericka), Zachary and Sean (Margaret); and great-grandchildren, Angel, Aiden, Lily, Maya and Arya. Bruce will also be missed by siblings Ed, Joyce, Leona and Wayne plus many deLottinville and Pearson family members. Predeceased by siblings, Dorothy, Cliff, Winnifred, Blanche, Helen, Mary, Margie, Audrey, Mildred, Rita, Maude and Howard. Bruce and Lillian shared a full life on their farm on Sulphur Springs Road for over 60 years as well as working together at Bruce’s TV and Walker’s Hardware before retiring to Creekside Drive in Dundas in the past few years. Together, they helped dedicate deLottinville Park in Dundas, at the site of the farm where Bruce was raised, and were both active members of the Dundas Baptist Church and the Ancaster Historical Society. Bruce was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion and the Masonic Lodge. Special thanks to Gold Cross Home Healthcare (Sandi, Diane and Pearl), Amica, St. Joseph’s Hospital, emergency support services, residents of 4000 Creekside Drive for all the special care for both our parents and our family. Many thanks to Uncle Wayne for his unending support and companionship for Bruce in the past few years. Friends will be received by the family on Saturday, May 12 from 10 a.m. until the time of Bruce’s Service at 11 a.m. at the DUNDAS BAPTIST CHURCH (201 Governor’s Road, Dundas) with lunch to follow at the church. Private interment will take place. In lieu of flowers, donations kindly accepted for the Dundas Baptist Church “Roof Fund” or ZPFH (Zachary’s Paws for Healing).
So sorry for your loss.keeping Bruce’s children, grandchildren,great grandchildren, brothers and sisters in my prayers during this difficult time.
My deepest condolences to Brian, Christina and all of those who loved Bruce and mourn his passing.
Thinking of you Brian and Christina, will miss his smile and Metro hugs xo
Sincere condolences to the deLottinville family.
Carl ,Brian and family, thinking of you all at this sad time ,my thoughts and prayers are with you, I am so sorry for your losses it was a honor to have met and known your parents they will be sadly missed by all .
Sincerely My deepest condolences
Pat Jankus( Doyle)
I’m so sorry to hear of Bruce’s passing. My deepest sympathies and condolences on your loss, Brian, Chris and family. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
So sad to hear about Uncle Bruce . My condolences to his family ! I will miss the visits and the memories that Uncle Bruce could tell me about . RIP Uncle Bruce as you will be with Aunt Lilly .
Dear Carl, Brian and Karen, our sincere condolences to you and your families. We’re sorry we can’t attend the service tomorrow but you will be in our hearts and thoughts. Your parents lived a full, exemplary life.
Ryan & family — so sorry for your loss. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
Thank you all for the kind thoughts and prayers. Papa will be missed by so many.
-The deLottinville family
Carl – sorry to hear about the passing of your Dad. Your Aunt Dorothy often took me with her down to visit your Mom and Dad. Many, many years ago, but I always remember how kind and welcoming your parents were.
So sad to learn of Bruce’s passing. I spent many (but far from enough), happy times together with Bruce (and Lil) over the years. His long and successful life will be remembered by many.
My sincere condolences to the family on the loss of Bruce. He was a wonderful man. My grandmother Maude Harrison always spoke very highly of the deLottinville family.
To Bruce’s beloved family. We’re so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Wishing you lot of strength.
We are so sorry for your loss Brian, Carl, Karen and families! We were unable to attend funeral due to illness and wanted you all to know we were thinking about you all during this difficult time:( RIP Bruce and we know you are happy to be back with the love of your life Lill!
My sincere sympathy to the DeLottinvile family! I have such lovely memories of Bruce and Lily at all kinds of get-together over the years. My late husband John and I always enjoyed their company
Vera Walker and family
Arlene, Carol, Jack and Terry – Hazel Buddin’s children and Lily’s stepsister and sister to Uncle Henry and Uncle Wink
send our deepest sympathy to Lily and Bruce’s family. We loved our visits to the farm and apartment in Dundas with Aunt Lily and Uncle Bruce. A happier couple we never knew and we shall miss our Birthday and Christmas cards. You are in our thoughts and prayers.