He passed peacefully at home with his family by his side. Survived by his wife Dianne, daughter Angela (Mark) Baril, sons Jonathan (Carrie), Jason (Halle) deMontmorency, grandchildren Alexandra, Victoria, Daniel and Amelia. Brothers Harold (Mary), Allan (Joan), sister Edith (Evan) Austin. Brother-in-law of Gary (Dawn) Brohman, mother-in-law Frieda Brohman. Predeceased by infant son Jamie, parents Linus and Helen (Weiler), brother Francis and sister Lillian.
A celebration of life will be held November 27, 2016, 12:00 noon at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Hanover.
Because of Willard’s love of pets, donations can be made to Kitchener Humane Society as expressions of sympathy.