Donald Hart

Obituary of Donald Hart

Hart, Donald
Donald was called home to be with our Lord on August 9, 2017 at 83 years old. Beloved husband of Catherine (nee Thompson) for 64 years.  Loving and devoted father of  Donald (Ann), Patricia Grondin (late Donald), Douglas (late Barbara), Karen Trevail (Brian).  Loving grandfather of  Tarra Hart, Alice Hart, Dylan Grondin (Sarah) and the late Emily Hart. Great grandfather of twins Cassandra and Michaela Grondin.   Dear son of late Archie and Virginia Hart. Dear brother-in-law of  Vera Stilson, Roy (Joan) Thompson, Richard Thompson. Don was a special uncle to many nieces and nephews. Don was a long time resident of Essex, Honourary Life Member of Knights of Columbus Council 3305, life long member of Holy Name of Jesus Parish where Don and Catherine were married in 1952, member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 594, member of Horseshoe Canada. Don worked for many years for Frito Lay and was known as the "Frito Man."  The family would like to thank the Doctors and Nurses at HDGH Tayfour Campus 4th Floor Rehab Unit for the care and compassion shown.Visitation at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Avenue East, Essex (519-776-4233) on Friday, August 11, 2017 from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. with Knights of Columbus and Parish Prayers at 7:30 p.m.  Visitation will continue on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at Holy Name of Jesus Church, 146 Talbot Street South, Essex from 9:30 a.m. until the Mass of the Resurrection at 10:30 a.m.  Fr. Dave Boutette Celebrant.  Interment Windsor Memorial Gardens.  If desired, memorial donations made to Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.  Share words of comfort or make a donation at