TICKNER, DEREK CHARLES
Passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at Grand River Hospital, K-W Health Centre, Kitchener. Derek was born 86 years ago in Croydon, Great Britain and resided in Foxboro Green, Baden.
Derek will be forever missed by his beloved wife Pauline (Owen) Tickner whom he married on March 16, 1957. Lovingly remembered by his children and grandchildren: Andrew Tickner and his wife Wanda and their children: Ryan and Janelle; Russell Tickner and his wife Wanda and their children Meaghan, Mitchell and Alexandra; and Graeme Tickner and his wife Sherry and their children Connor and Amanda. Derek is predeceased by his parents George and Dorothy (Fenner) Tickner and his sister Yvonne Smyth. Survived by his brothers-in-law and sister-in-law: Ivan and wife Mary Owen and Terry Smyth as well as by his niece and nephews Lyndsay Smyth (Mike), David Owen (Joanne) and Malcolm Jewel.
Derek and Pauline along with their 3 children emigrated to Canada in June 1970 where he began his working career for Ontario Hydro until his retirement in 1993. Derek and Pauline resided in Oakville after moving to Canada and later moved to the Village of Foxboro Green, Baden.
At Derek’s request cremation has taken place. There will be no service. On behalf of the family donations would be accepted to Trinity Village or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.
Personal condolences and donation information available at www.markjutzifuneralhomes.ca