DONALD KIDDER

DONALD KIDDER
In Loving Memory of Donald Kidder, 78 years old, who passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at the Manitoulin Health Centre, Mindemoya, Ontario. Beloved husband of Pauline Kidder. Cherished father of Brian and Alan Kidder of Brampton. Loving grandfather of Cameron Kidder (Kristie), Corie Kidder, Marissa Koroscil (Shawn), Faith Kidder and Skye Kidder. Great-grandfather of Jordan, Rachel, Austin, Benjamin, Camden and Greyson. Adored brother of Darlene O’Rourke (Terry), and Robert Kidder (Irene). Son of Emma Pearce (Kidder) and Harry Pearce (Predeceased). He will be sadly missed by many relatives and friends. Don was a decorated police officer; he was an officer for over 23 years for the Toronto Metropolitan Police Service. After moving through the ranks, he became a Chief of Police. He held the role in numerous cities throughout Ontario, such as Red Rock, Terrace Bay, and Pembroke. Don retired April 30, 1999 and settled on Manitoulin Island for the remainder of his years. At Don’s request, cremation has taken place, and there will be a celebration of life at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Manitoulin Health Centre or a charity of your choice. A special thanks to the doctors, PSW, Yvonne Bond and the nurses from Bayshore for helping Don in his final days.