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Doug Thorne
In Memory of

Doug Thorne

December 16, 2023

Death Notice of Doug Thorne

Douglas Charles Thorne, of Hanover, passed away at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Walkerton on Saturday, December 16th, 2023 in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of the late Wilhelmina “Willy” (nee Vandermey). Loving father of Lee-Ann and her husband Stephen Turley, Kristi and her husband Craig Sanderson, Robert Thorne and his wife Meghan, and James “Rook” Thorne and his partner Julie. Cherished grandfather of Eric, Joshua, Grace, Natasha, Sydney, Scott, Adria, Melissa, Piper and Sofia. Also remembered by Melissa’s mother, Amanda.  Dear brother of Pat and her husband Henry Moore, and brother-in-law of Nick and Joan Vandermey, Kees and Darlene Vandermey, Riek and Bill Adams, Kryn and Sandy Vandermey, Anne and George Harauz, Frank and Stephanie Vandermey, and George and Helen Vandermey. Predeceased by his siblings Lorraine Greenhow, John “Jack” Thorne, and Carol Thorne.

Visitation will be held at the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham on Thursday, December 21st from 6 - 8 p.m. A memorial service celebrating Doug’s life will be held at the Durham Presbyterian Church, 205 Lambton Street East, Durham on Friday at 10:30 a.m. Interment of cremated remains at Markdale Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Durham Presbyterian Church Celebration and Memorial Fund or Diabetes Canada would be appreciated by the family. 

Live Stream of Doug Thorne's Memorial Service on Friday, December 22 at 10:30 a.m.

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