Peacefully in the Carleton Place Hospital on Sunday, March 10, 2019 in his 91st year. Survived by his loving wife, Mary Thurston. Beloved father of Geoffrey (Sandi), David (Diane), Guy (Carol), Katie Thurston (Steven Watzenboeck) and Debbie (Dennis Chambers). Beloved stepfather to Marc (Debbie), Cathy (Dan Borowec), Judy (Ferd Hamre) and Joseph (Leo Scopacasa). Proud grandfather to sixteen grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Don was the son of the late Alec and Peggy Thurston. Predeceased by his sister Jane and his brother and life time business partner Britten.

The family would like to extend their thanks to Dr. Maria Bastin-Millar and the staff of the Carleton Place Hospital for their care and compassion.

For those who may choose to honour Don with a memorial donation, please consider the Almonte General Hospital or the Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital.

Honouring Don’s wishes,

a private funeral service will be held in the

C. R. Gamble Funeral Home Chapel

127 Church Street, Almonte, Ontario (613)256-3313

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