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Our LAST POST feature aims to notify colleagues of the passing of a comrade and to publish a short summary of their career and accomplishments to honour those who have served our country. As we receive news of the death of a member of the CEA Family, we post an obituary along with funeral details and family wishes. We have done our best to ensure their completeness, with a focus on each person's service records.

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The Communications and Electronics Branch and The Royal Canadian Corps of Signals is deeply saddened to note the passing of Honorary Colonel (HCol) David Lloyd Hart, MM, CD, RCCS. David passed away on Wednesday, 27 March 2019 at the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal, Quebec surrounded by his family. Honorary Colonel David Lloyd Hart was […]

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Lt.-Colonel (Retired) Donald (Don) Dennis Dingle died suddenly at home on March 25, 2019 in Ottawa, Ontario at the age of 91. Don is survived by his wife , Doreen Elizabeth Dingle (nee Smith); Children: Ken, Nancy Akehurst (Steve). Liz Grimes, Peter (Susan) from Nova Scotia; Grandchildren: Robyn (Derek Pierce), Matthew (Candice Moore), Melanie, Riley; […]

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BOUCHER, Jean (John) Emile – 1939 – 2019 John was a Sigs lineman for a number of years back in the 1960s. He served for years with 1 Line Troop. We are saddened to announce the passing of John on March 17, 2019 at the Kingston Health Sciences Center in his 80th year. Loving husband […]

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Dennis E.R. Benke January 2, 1931 ~  March 16, 2019 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dennis Benke after a short illness, at the Montfort Hospital in Ottawa, on March 16, 2019. Dennis was a cherished husband, father, grandfather, uncle, brother-in-law and friend to many.  He was predeceased by his beloved wife […]

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Mrs. Karen Lee Willoughby (Sterling), beloved wife of Mr. Lee Willoughby of Lethbridge passed away on Monday, March 4, 2019 at St. Michaels Health Centre at the age of 72 years. Karen was born in Melita Manitoba, on September 20, 1947 to Jean and Pat Sterling. She completed school in Melita and moved to Winnipeg […]

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It is with great sadness and a broken heart that we the family announce the passing of Brigadier General James “Jim” A. Bruce, MMM, CD, MBA on 28 February 2019. Born in Surrey, British Columbia, Jim was the son of the late James A. and Pauline Bruce. Jim joined the Canadian Armed Forces as a […]

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GALLOP, Gary Edmond (Chief Warrant Officer Retired) – of Burton, NB. Following a brief battle with cancer, the passing of Gary Edmond Gallop occurred Sunday the 24th of February 2019. He will be remembered by his family and friends as a loving husband and devoted father and grandfather. Gary is survived by his wife Nancy, […]

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Born 16 August, 1941 in Vernon, B.C., passed away in Ottawa, ON, 30 January, 2019. Survived by his wife of 35 years Mana of Ottawa,  sister Betty Lou (Jim) of Vernon,  brother Ted of Kelowna, niece Janet and nephew Willie and their families.  Also survived by cousins David, Jeanette, Linda, Fran, Gayle, Christine, David,  Eva and  […]

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