The death occurred on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at Leisure World, Gravenhurst of Howard Blackburn.
Howard was born April 18, 1926 in Toronto. The son of the late Harold and Myrtle Blackburn. Howard married his wife Elizabeth on September 4, 1948 in Toronto. She predeceased him April 10, 2007.
Dear father of Donna and her husband James Preston of Collingwood, Doug and his wife Kim of Cambridge Bay, Inuvik, Gary of Huntsville and Brian of London, Ontario. He will be missed by grandchildren Dwayne, Kelly, Christopher and 10 great-grandchildren.
At Howard's direction, there will not be a service.
If desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.