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Bill Diggon


Obituary of Bill Diggon

Surrounded by the love and support of his family, Bill passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2019, at the Greater Niagara General Hospital, at the age of 70. He will be lovingly remembered by his high school sweetheart and loving wife, Karen. Cherished Dad of Stacey (Patrick) Tchang, Carey (Shane) Benvenuti, Brande (Andrew Soulsby), Parker and Murphy. Step-dad to Rick (Jen) Kinzel and Amanda (Mike) Anderson. Proud Grandpa of Makenzie, Megan, Hannah, Cameron, Emily, Lauren, Victoria, Kennedy, Paige, Lauren and Juliet. Bill will be missed by his siblings Rae Latanville, Cameron Diggon, and their families, also by his fur-babies, Guiseppe and Hogan. Bill was predeceased by his eldest brother, Daniel Diggon. A special thank you to the nurses and the team from Shaver Hospital and the Greater Niagara General Hospital for their exceptional care and support. In accordance with Bill's wishes, cremation has taken place. Arrangements are entrusted with Essentials Cremation and Burial Services (905-354-2133). A Celebration of Bill's Life will be held at Betty's Restaurant, 8921, Sodom Road, Niagara Falls, on Thursday, August 15, 2019, from 2p.m. to 4:30p.m. Memorial donations may be given to the Hotel Dieu Shaver Hospital. Online condolences may be shared on Bill's tribute page found at

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A Celebration of Life

Date & Time:
August 15, 2019
2:00 pm until 4:30 pm
Betty's Restaurant
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Katie Suares

My deepest sympathies Karen. My heart sunk for you when I was notified of his passing. He was a lovely man and I enjoyed working with him. The whole speech department at Hotel Dieu Shaver sends our condolences.


I am so sorry for your loss. Bill and I were business neighbors for many years. I always enjoyed being in his company and have fond memories of the rounds of golf we played together. He will be missed.


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Rob & Sue MacKenzie

Karen, Rae, Cameron and families. So sorry for your loss. Our time with Bill was short but a real pleasure. He was a true character. Our deepest sympathies.

Doug and Pauline Good

Karen .
We were saddened to hear of the passing of Bill. We are away and will be unable to attend the Celebration of Life. Our thoughts are with you. Our condolences

Donald and Martha Cruikshank

Martha and I send our deepest sympathies to you Patrick and Stacey and family for your loss. All the best

Debbie Calvin

We are very sorry for your loss. We are thinking of you.
Debbie, Butch & Kiki

Wally & Mary Robinson

Walter and I were very saddened to read that Bill had passed. Karen & family our condolences and prayers are with you at this sad time in your life. Sending you all our love, Uncle Walter,Mary & fam.

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Mike Sloan

My condolences to Bills family. He was a great tradesman and friend. Words cannot explain how strong our feelings can be for people that we met during our lifetime.

Steve lew

I am so sorry for your loss,, my deepest condolences To his family.

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Brian Healey

My condolences, to Bill’s family. We had a lot of good fun, back in the day.

Dave Dumais

My condolences to Karen, Ray and Cameron. Bill will be greatly missed. He was a true friend and I will miss him even though I have not seen him for years. We had a lot of good times together as boyhood friends. My thoughts are with you in your time of grief.

Diane Deforge.

Much sympathy to you Rae and your entire family.
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Enrico(Henry) Sbroglia

So shocked and saddened to read of Bill’s passing. Bill always supported me and my business years ago and I will never forget that. We all did a lot of work together during those years. My deepest condolences go out to all of his Family

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Meghan Meechan, Brandon Hagadorn and Oreo

We are soooo sorry to hear about the loss of your dad. Such heartbreaking news as he clearly raised such an incredibly kind and giving family. Our thoughts are with you and family during this difficult time xoxo

Jean Agar

Dear Rae & sorry to read of brother Bill’s passing. My condolences to all. Sincerely Jean

Jess Turner

I am so sorry for your loss. My condolences to all.

Pete Meszaros

My condolences to Karens and Bills family
Everyone that knew Bill knows what a tremendous loss this is. He was not only a great employer but he was one I could call my good friend. But I know he’s up there now with that smirk on his face.
Probably teaching everyone how to build stuff properly

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Tim Parker

Bill was a big part of Ripleys over the years. His wonderfull work can be seen in many Ripleys locations around the work. He will be missed and my heart goes out to all his family !

Jeff Thorpe

My deepest condolences to your whole family. I hope you can be together and share love and memories in this time of healing. Sending lots of love your way.

Rudy and Yvonne Tychynski

Our condolences go out to Karen and her family. We wish you Gods peace at this time.

Linda fraser

Our deepest sympathies to you all. He was loved by many and we will miss him. Love Ed and Linda


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