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In Loving Memory of

David Jonathon Bleakley

1947-2019

Obituary of David Jonathon Bleakley

BLEAKLEY, David Jonathon
Peacefully surrounded by his family, David lost his fight with cancer and passed away at the Welland Hospital, on Friday, September 27, 2019, at the age of 72. Forever loved by his wife Marion Ann. Loving father of Kerri (Don) and Jason (Margaret). Proud grandfather of Curtis (Adrianna), Taylor, Erin, Hannah, and great-grandfather of Emma. David is survived by his mother-in- law, Margaret Swinfield and by his siblings, Sharon (Rex), Jim, Kathy (Dave), Vicki (Ken), Beth, Iain (Margaret), Lesley, and Stuart (Fiona). He will be missed by many nieces, nephews and special friends in Canada, Scotland and Ireland. David, a cherished son of Mildred and Albert, has been reunited with his parents. A special thank you to nurse Laurie, Dr. Manser, and all the staff at The LIHN and Hospice Niagara, for their care and support. In accordance with David’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Arrangements are entrusted with Essentials Cremation and Burial Services (905-354-2133). Family and friends are welcome to a Celebration of David’s Life, held on Saturday, October 5, 2019, in one of David’s favourite places; Peninsula Lakes Golf Club, 569 Highway 20 W, Pelham, from 12-3pm. During that time, there will be a memorial service taking place at 1pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Hospice Niagara, would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be shared on David’s tribute page found at EssentialsNiagara.com.

Service Information

A Celebration of Life

Date & Time:
October 5, 2019
12:00 pm until 3:00 pm
Location:
Peninsula Lakes Golf Club, 569 Highway 20 W, Pelham
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Memorial Service

Date & Time:
October 5, 2019
1:00 pm until 1:45 pm
Location:
Peninsula Lakes Golf Club, 569 Highway 20 W, Pelham
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Rex & Sharon
2 years ago

Marion – wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart

Rex & Sharon

Jillian & Bob Culver
2 years ago

Sorry for your loss. Love and condolences to Marion and all the family members. A donation has been made in David’s memory.

Jillian & Bob Culver
2 years ago

Sorry for your loss. Love and condolences to Marion and all the family members. A donation has been made in David’s memory.

AuntieJean & Laura x
2 years ago

Hope this small donation helps a little.

Gerry smith
2 years ago

Our deepest sympathy ❤️
Love Tom and Gerry Smith

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Mary Lou
2 years ago

Marion and family,

May you find comfort in the memories you have in your heart. So many memories I have of my dear friend David will never be forgotten, always remembered.

Susan & Jamie Anstruther
2 years ago

Sending much love to Marion, and to your and Davids families.

Stuart, Fiona, Adam & Cate
2 years ago

Slainthe, sleep peacefully brother-in-law you are always in our hearts

Melaina Gava
2 years ago

Dearest Marion and Family –

Such a beautiful tribute today. The room was filled with love – You could certainly see a wonderful family standing close together on a hard day.
Such a big family and so many special friends – The support from all, will give you strength in days to come.
David ‘s spirit filled the room – his pride would be glowing.

We are always here for you always,.
Melaina (Krystal’s Mom)
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Kelly Mortlock
2 years ago

Dear Marion and family,
Sending you big hugs and love during this very difficult time. David was a kind man with a great smile and will be missed by all.
Love Kelly!

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Teresa &Jack Bell
2 years ago

Our thoughts and love are with you and your families ❤️

Janet Flint
2 years ago

Kerri, I am so sorry for your loss, my deepest condolences to you and your entire family during this incredibly difficult time.

Melissa (on behalf of 10N PCU)
2 years ago

Our thoughts and prayers are with your entire family Beth. Deepest condolences from your 10N PCU Family at Bridgepoint.

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Kathleen Rollins
2 years ago

My deepest and heartfelt condolences.

Moira Stephenson
2 years ago

So sorry to hear of the loss of David to your families. The happy memories will always be with you.

Tracy Klingbeil
2 years ago

Marion and family,
Sending you all hugs and love as you go through this very difficult time. We have many fond memories visiting you and David over the years. David always had a warm smile and a twinkle in his eyes. I am sure he is on the golf course now. We will all miss him.
Love Tracy, Alisha and Emma

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Linda and Brian Staneff
2 years ago

Marion, the Bleakley & Kirkwood families,

We are so very sorry for your loss.
May precious memories keep David close to your heart.

Barry Coles
2 years ago

My deepest condolences for your loss.

Sharon Dorcas
2 years ago

Kerrie and family;
I am so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you my friend and sending you all the butterflies I can!

Jacqueline Garrett
2 years ago

Keeping you and your family in my daily prayers. So sorry for your loss.
Love Jacqueline Garrett

Katy Oag
2 years ago

Dear Marion and family
We are saddened to hear of David’s passing and so sorry for your loss, our thoughts and love are with you at this sad time. Katy Oag and Family xxxx

John Karen and Alex
2 years ago

Marion and The Bleakley Family – there are no words that can express how deeply sorry for the loss of David. We will remember him with love and many wonderful and fond memories especially his Buddy Alex. No one will ever be able to make hamburgers and hot dogs for Alex the way David did. We will miss David but he will forever be in all of our hearts…Cheers to David🍷🍷❤️❤️

Lynne and Klaus
2 years ago

David you will be missed by Marion, your family, friends, neighbours, doctors, nursing staff…by everyone who had the pleasure of knowing you.

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Cathy, Pan DiPietro & Family
2 years ago

Cathy, Pan DiPietro & Family

To Marion
Bleakley & Kirkwood Families

We are sending our Love & Condolences to all of you at this difficult time. So many wonderful memories of laughter and good times are remembered over the years & David will be truly missed.
God Bless ♥️

Ted and Gina Martins
2 years ago

I only met Dave once when Jason’s mother passed. I enjoyed meeting the man and his brother, who reminded me a lot of myself and my twin brother. What left an impression on me was the man that Jason has become; the father, husband, and family man that his father must have been proud of. Of this I have no doubt. I can only offer my respects and blessings to the Bleakley family, and may God grant you the peace and serenity to deal in this difficult time. I am sure David is smiling down on all of us right now, looking to stir the pot the first chance he gets. God bless you all.

Robert and Marilyn Fitz
2 years ago

Marilyn and Robert send the Family our deepest condolences on the passing of David., we had many good memories that we often thought of through the years,

Heather
2 years ago

Dear Jason, Margaret and Hannah. Sending you our love and prayers. Sincerely,
Heather, Derek, Emily and Holden

Robert & mary
2 years ago

Robert & Mary
You left us so fast that we never got to give you the gift from Grand Manan Island, our hearts are broken. We send our condolences to Marion and all the family.
Those were the days my Friend I thought they’d never end. RIP David

Veronica and Michael Coulson
2 years ago

Thinking of you at this sad time, Marion dear friend, and Davids family, and sending our love and thoughts. Hope there was a lovely glass of red waiting for you David. Cheers, God Bless

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Margaret, Iain and wee maw
2 years ago

Slainthe my friend, you will never be forgotten

Steve Cissons
2 years ago

To David’s Family
My condolences to your family. My memories of David were that of a kind, fun, charismatic family man. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

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Keith Harrison.
2 years ago

May the family be spared further sorrow.

Vivian Thorne
2 years ago

Marion and family, It is not how long a man lives, but how deep his life is. David was a great husband, father, brother, son and friend. He always had a quick joke and smile for all. We are blessed to have known him. We will always remember his chuckle with a smile. Our deepest sympathies. Todd and Viv

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Kathy and Bryan Klawitter
2 years ago

Kerri Don and family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time. You all are in our hearts we love you. ♥️

Louise & Yvon Dupont
2 years ago

To Marion and the Bleakley & Kirkwood families :

So very sorry for your loss. David was such a great guy and I know he will be greatly missed..
Our thoughts and prayers are with at this sad time.

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