Peacefully passed away on Sunday night, September 22nd at Grand River hospital, in his 95th year.
Born January 9, 1925. He was predeceased by his parents William and Margaret Grassick and siblings Beatrice, Faye and Harry. He is survived by his loving wife Doris (Hilts) of 66 years, son Reid (Victoria), daughter Heather, brothers Mac and Rick. His grandchildren Margaret, Matthew (Krista), Ian (Andrea), James (Breanna) and great-grandchildren Makayla, Nicholas, Hayley and Brielle, special nephew Terry (Linda) Hilts and his great friend Jerry (Ruth) Levitt.
He served overseas in the RCAF, 408 Goose Squadron, WO2, mid-upper gunner, Hallies and Lancs. Retired from Labatt Brewery in 1988 as a 2nd class Stationary Engineer. His mind was sharp and he had his sense of humour, right to the end. According to his wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation or service.
As expressions of sympathy, donations could be made to the St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation or the Grand River Hospital Foundation. Messages and condolences may be left at www.tricitycremations.com or 519.772.1237. Please visit William's obituary notice on Facebook.
“If you will remember, If you will forget.”