Earl Hobbs

Earl Hobbs of Gore Bay, formerly of Massey passed away at Manitoulin Lodge, Gore Bay on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 in his 88th year. Beloved husband of Ann (nee Meier) of Providence Bay. Dear son of the late Dougal and Flora (nee Stark) Hobbs. Loving father of Tom (wife Karrie) and Cheryl Pichette (husband Roger) both of Massey, Barbara McKechnie (husband Michael) of Providence Bay, Davie (wife Billy-Joe) and Pat (wife Carrie) both of Espanola, Mary Lou Fisher (husband Sam) of London and the late Bob Buckmiller. Will be sadly missed by grandchildren, Marla, Blaine, Tyler and Jessie and great-grandson Nicholas. Very dear brother of Evelyn Steinke of Massey and the late Alton Hobbs and Bill Hobbs. Earl was a member of the Masonic Lodge and Past Grand Master. He loved the outdoors in fishing, hunting and cutting wood. He will be sadly missed by many friends and extended family. No visitation or funeral service at the request of family. Interment of ashes in the Massey Grandview Cemetery, Massey in the spring. If so desired, memorial tributes may be made to the Alzheimer Society or Parkinson’s. Arrangements by Bourcier Funeral Home Ltd., Espanola