Lorne Ernest Wood passed away peacefully at the Sault Area Hospital with his children near on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 in his 86th year. Beloved husband for 63 years to Eliza Marie (nee Paisley) who died January 4, 2015. Loving mother of Lorna Marie, Allan Garfield (Raven Richard) and the late Alan Lorne who died in infancy. Proud grandfather of Kayla April Tessier and father-in-law of Michelle April. Dear brother of Marie Tann (Clifford), Berniece Sloss (late Verdun and late Dougal Gilchrist), Myrtle Wood and predeceased by Elmer Wood (Doreen), Leonard Wood (late Betty), Charles Wood (late Irene), Florence Wood (late George Bayers), Edith Bayers (late Jack), Vera Sherring (late Joe Armstrong and late Monty Sherring), Alvin Wood (late Aleta and late Stella) and Norman Wood. Special brother-in-law of the late Harold (Charlotte) and their son James. Lorne will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Friends called at the Arthur Funeral Home and Cremation Centre on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 from 12:30 pm until 2:30 pm. A Celebration of Lorne’s Life followed in the chapel at 3 pm. Mrs. Helen Smith officiated. Memorial contributions to the St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog Program would be appreciated by the family. Their visits never failed to bring a smile. Both Lorne and Marie’s ashes will find their final resting place on Manitoulin Island at Cold Springs Cemetery, Green Bay, Ontario at a future date. The family would like to extend a special expression of gratitude to the nurses and PSWs who cared for Lorne with such compassion. Expressions of sympathy may be offered at www.arthurfuneralhome.com.