March 7, 1924 – March 12, 2017

In loving memory of Clarence David Raycroft who passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at Fairview Manor, Almonte with his family at his side.

Predeceased by his beloved wife, Marion (Trafford), his grandchildren Melissa Villeneuve and Jamie Raycroft as well as his sister Kathleen (Hoare). Will be forever missed by his son Don (Mary Ann), his daughter Heather (Klaus Linse), his grandchildren Stephanie Sloss (Brian), Kimberly Shaughnessy (Peter), Josh Villeneuve (Kelly) and Scott Villeneuve (Kayla). Proud great Grampa to Jenna and Nate Sloss, Rory and Egan Shaughnessy and Hailey Villeneuve. Brother to Sadie Barr (the late Ronald), Raymond Gordon (Hazel) and Doris Munro (the late Alec). Very dear friend to Claude Cochran (Marlene).

Special thank you to Dr. Suzie Quackenbush and to the amazingly wonderful staff of the Almonte Fairview Manor and Almonte General Hospital, Rosamond Wing for the care and kindness showered on Dad.

Family and friends are invited to a ‘Celebration of Life’ service on Sunday March 19th, 1:30 – 4:00pm at the Almonte Civitan Hall, Almonte Ont. Dad was the best story teller so please bring your stories and memories to share.

In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the Almonte General Hospital Fairview Manor Foundation.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to


127 Church Street, Almonte (613)256-3313

Condolences & tributes: www.crgamble.com