Passed away peacefully at home, on Sunday December 30, 2018 surrounded by family, he was 72 years.
Loving spouse of Heather Phillips and father to Dean Phillips and Stacey Dobbie (Mark); and adored grandfather of Chelsea, Lauren, Reice, Grace and Robyn. Sadly missed by his step-mother, Leween Francis and his siblings; Nora Smith , Scott Francis (Glenna) and Terri Mellors (Glenn). Predeceased by his father, John Francis, his mother Lorraine (nee Jarvis) and brother-in-law Bill Smith.
Wayne was actively involved in figure skating, power skating and later owned and operated The St Clements Village Variety and the skate shop at RIM park. Most recently he had businesses at the St. Jacob’s Farmer’s Market.
Cremation has taken place. Donations may be made to the Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society as expressions of sympathy. Messages and condolences may be left at tricitycremations.com or 519.772.1237.
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