Jim Warriner Obituary
In Loving Memory of

James “Jim” Warriner

1947 - 2022

Obituary of James “Jim” Warriner

After a quiet and stoic three year journey with pancreatic cancer, Jim passed away peacefully on December 5, 2022. An experience he met with determination, courage and resilience.

Left not to mourn, but to lovingly remember his uniqueness and pragmatic nature is his partner of 39 years, Kathy Currie. Jim will be deeply missed by his younger siblings, Mark of Belle River, Karen of Welland, Sandra (Chuck Rutledge) of Port Colborne, Brock of Burlington, Paul (Amy Gagliardi) of Ottawa, Glenn (Kim Kormos-Warriner) of Welland and Andrea (Dave Lowel) of Beamsville. Jim’s memory will also be cherished by many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews who live across Ontario and as far away as New Zealand. Predeceased by his Parents Ola and John (Jack) Warriner, Step-mother Joanne Warriner, In-laws Mary and Jim Currie and Brother-in-law Neil Currie. Fondly remembered by the extended Currie family. Forever missed by Clyde, Jim’s constant companion and protector.

Jim will be celebrated for his quick wit, indomitable spirit, and curiosity. He was well-read and enjoyed intelligent conversation, lively banter and debate, freely offering you his firm opinions on any topic, especially when it came to politics or current events. His lively input will be sorely missed by family and friends.

Jim was an avid sports fan and took pleasure in watching football, baseball and basketball. He enjoyed playing high school football and later in life, slow pitch and golf. We are very grateful to Jim’s “adopted older brothers”, Rich Baker and Kent Taylor and to our dearest friends and family for the love and quality you added to Jim’s life. Your love and support kept us strong.

We wish to also thank Dr Yelamenchili and the nurses and medical staff at the Walker Cancer Centre and Saint Elizabeth for their expertise and care. A special thank you to Dr Wayne Gruber for his persistence. Your care and compassion with respect for Jim’s dignity provided us with much peace. In keeping with Jim’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a private gathering will be planned at a later date. In lieu of flowers, those who wish to mark Jim’s memory can do so by making a donation to the Walker Family Cancer Centre or to Pancreatic Cancer Canada.


…Still Running Against the Wind

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Peter and Cathy Rempel
1 year ago

Our heartfelt condolences to you Kathy and the entire Warriner family.

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Terry Hinan
1 year ago

Kathy and Karen, I was saddened to hear of Jim’s passing. I remember playing euchre at the Community Centre and enjoying his dry sense of humor. My condolences to you both.

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Bob and Charlie Martin
1 year ago

Kathy our hearts and thoughts are with you. Charlie and I spent this morning remenbering all the special time we had with you and Jim as Charlie grew up.
Jim will always be part of our best memories.

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Mona & Bob Amirault
1 year ago

We understand there is no greater sorrow. Your partner was a special person and will be missed. Kathy, we send our sincere condolences.

Donna Moore (RCT)
1 year ago

My deepest sympathy Kathy to you and your family.

Maria Gagliardi
1 year ago

My sincere condolences to Kathy and the Warriner family. May the loving support of your friends and family bring you comfort at this time.

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Alec & Carole Lorentiu
1 year ago

Dear Kathy & Karen,
Please accept our deepest sympathy for Jim’s passing. Although we didn’t know Jim well, Alec did enjoy playing golf with Jim some years ago and we, like many people, were saddened to hear about his pancreatic cancer. We obtained periodic updates from Karen who we saw frequently while walking the dog. We were impressed that, for a number of years, he appeared to be successfully fighting this deadly disease.
May you continue to relish fond memories of Jim and may he rest in peace.

Bev Digout
1 year ago

Beautiful tribute to a life well lived. He will leave a huge void in the family, being the eldest of 8 children. Hope the family and friends can take comfort that they were able to take part in his journey. Karen, Kathy and Clyde , you were the best dedicated guardian angels…Rest in perfect peace Jimmy, the years have passed but you stayed the same unique witty likeable guy that you were back in the 60s and 70s. Our sincere condolences Bev Digout (nee Warriner) & family

Ruth and Tony Quinn
1 year ago

Our sincere condolences Kathy and family ❤️

Joanne Todesco
1 year ago

Sending my deepest condolences Kathy. I always enjoyed speaking with Jim. His intellect and passion were always evident. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Gill and Phil Kelly
1 year ago

Our sincere condolences to the family for your loss ❤️🙏🏻

Rob Mauro
1 year ago

Kathy, my deepest condolences to you and your family on the passing of Jim. May the many fond memories bring you comfort during this difficult time.

Roy and Pat Bradshaw
1 year ago

Our thoughts are with you Cathy, and your family.
We will always remember Jim being part of this community.
❤️💖

Maggie and Pete Schonfelder
1 year ago

Sincere condolences to Kathy and the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Jimmy was a good friend mentor at CRA. We will cherish the time we spent travelling together. He will be sorely missed rest easy Jimmy will always love you ❤️❤️❤️❤️

Pat Burgess
1 year ago

Jim was a great guy with such a positive outlook and kind spirit. I will miss the neighbourhood porch meetings. Kathy, Karen and Clyde, you were angels helping to keep his journey less stressful. We all thank you for your kindness. Wishing you the love of friends and family, strength to face each day and warm memories to forever hold on to.

Filippo and Antonietta Gagliardi
1 year ago

We were saddened to hear of your loss. Our deepest condolences. We see through Paul, how much Jim meant to the family.

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Alyson and Mia
1 year ago

Dear Kathy, Karen,Clyde and family. We are so sorry for your loss. He was such a great neighbour always offering up his great smile and a wave. He will be missed by many.. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

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Laura and Paul Mountain
1 year ago

We are sending our love to you, Kathy, Karen, Clyde and the family. Jim will be remembered for his kind heart and to all who made his journey, respecting Jim’s wishes, Thank you.

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Beverly Beauparlant
1 year ago

My sincere sympathy on the passing of Jim. He was a super nice individual with a heart of gold. My prayers are with you during this difficult time.❤️

Ové and Carolyn Lundberg
1 year ago

Heartfelt sympathy from Ové and I. It was a long battle. We will miss his sense of humour and wit.

Mary and Garth Jonah
1 year ago

Dear Kathy, Karen ,Clyde and all the family,
We were very sad to hear of Jim’s death during coffee this morning. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. Garth will miss their coffee chats in Kent’s driveway and we will both miss him walking and then riding by our home and our many brief greetings and conversations.. We are here for you if you need any help or assistance with anything now and in the future.
With our most sincere condolences,

Kent and Sharon Taylor
1 year ago

Jim was one tough guy! He was equally happy solving a problem or sharing a laugh. He lived every day to the fullest. We will miss him so very much!

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Katherine and George Allan
1 year ago

Dear Kathy, Karen and family,
Our hearts are greatly saddened by your loss. Sending hugs along with our deepest condolences.
May you rest in peace now, Jim.
Katherine and George

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Ruth and David Jones
1 year ago

David and I are so sorry. Our deepest sympathies. We did not know Jim well but meeting him on walks will bring fond memories .
Sending you and your family hugs.

Ruth and David Jones

Lynne Benson
1 year ago

With our sincerest sympathy Kathy and your family. So so sorry.
Clyde will be so happy to be with you again. 🐾 RIP Jim. 💖🙏🌈
Lynne & Gary Benson
Old Course Trail.

Elizabeth and Robert Bird
1 year ago

Dearest Kathy, Karen, and family
We are so sorry for your loss. Robert and I are thinking about you both and keeping you in our prayers. We will cherish our memories of Jim and keep him in our prayers.

Wendy & Anthony
1 year ago

Dear Kathy, Karen and family
Jim was such a wonderful neighbour and friend! We will miss his conversations,, his dry sense of humour and his incredible wit!
May Jim rest in peace

Linda & Jim
1 year ago

We will miss his mischievous personality. He left this world the way he wanted, with peace and dignity. Deepest condolences to everyone who knew and loved him. ❤️

Helen and Jack
1 year ago

Jim fought the brave fight and now he is at peace. Sincere condolences from us to all who will miss him so much. 💔💔

Judy Cotton
1 year ago

Our sincere condolences to the family.

Marie Balthazaar
1 year ago

Deepest sympathies to his loved ones. Rest In Peace Jim❤️🙏

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