DOUGLAS CHARLES CANNARD

DOUGLAS CHARLES CANNARD
February 16, 1933 – August 19, 2022
In loving memory of Doug Cannard, 89, of Mindemoya who passed away peacefully on Friday, August 19, 2022 at the Centennial Manor in Little Current, Ontario. Born and raised in Big Lake, son of Earl and Elva Cannard (predeceased). Doug (in his words) graduated from the Big Lake University! He spent many years sailing the Great Lakes and shared many wonderful stories. He then met the love of his life Margaret (nee Caddel, predeceased) and together they settled in Amherstburg where he continued his sailing career until joining Ford Motor Company where he worked until retirement. They returned to Big Lake and made it home once again. Doug was a lifelong member of the Thistle Masonic Lodge. Doug loved life, sharing stories and time with family and friends. He spent many hours fishing, hunting and woodworking. After retiring he especially liked working alongside his son-in-law Mike Pearson (predeceased), feeding the deer and getting the hunt camp ready for the annual deer hunt. Doug was a member of “MUM’s 6 am Coffee Club” where many stories and shenanigans were shared. Doug was an amazing and loving father of Bev Cannard, Judy Levert (predeceased) and proud grandfather of Chad Pearson, Eva Torresan and Nicole Levert. Great-papa/grandpa to Mikayla Farquhar, Matteo and Damian Torresan, Aiden Levert, Michael, Andrew, Jack and Joseph Pearson. Uncle to many nieces and nephews. Special thanks to all the staff and volunteers of the Centennial Manor for making Doug’s final chapter in life the best it could be. Interment will be held October 1, 2022 at Mindemoya Cemetery at 11 am, followed by a Celebration of Life at the Mindemoya Curling Club. If so desired, donations in his honour can be made to the Manitoulin Centennial Manor. Please share your thoughts, memories and photos at IslandFuneralHome.ca.