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In Loving Memory of

Mark "Freddie" Robert Flintoft

1962 - 2020

Obituary of Mark "Freddie" Robert Flintoft

Mark "Freddie" Flintoft

After a short battle with pancreatic and liver cancer, Mark passed away in the early hours of the morning on May 13th, at the age of 57. Lovingly remembered by his sisters Linda (Bob) and Debbie; his nieces and nephews Les (Amanda), Tamiko (Bill), Dustin (Jackleen) and Amanda (Paul); his great nieces Isabella, Maygan and Mackenzy; by Julie, Cortney (Brad), Sarah (Brian) and Hannah (Steve); the littles that called him Punden – Hunter, Chase, Grey, Carson, Evie, Olivia and Ryerson; and by his dear friend Jen.

At a young age, Mark started driving truck for Larry, then began working for companies like Stephens, Rankin and D&D operating heavy machinery and driving. He eventually bought his own Peterbilt and drove for Laidlaw. Mark was an avid fan of Nascar, he had a love for racing that started at an early age. This paved the way to him building his own Sportsman race car and racing at Merrittville Speedway. He was passionate about golfing and most weekends were spent with Craig and the guys on the course at Waterpark or Riverview. Another of his great passions was riding motorcycles. He rode right from his early days on minibikes, then on to dirt bikes, all the way to street bikes. For Mark, not much compared to a ride on his Harley. Mark always had an unfaltering love for animals, and when you saw him, his dog was never far behind.

Mark will be forever missed and loved by all who knew him and the many that called him “Uncle Mark”. Donations in his honour can be made to your local SPCA. A Celebration of Mark’s Life will be held at a later date. Essentials Cremation and Burial Services (905-354-2133) has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be shared on Mark’s tribute page at EssentialsNiagara.com

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Christine and Jason Corby
2 years ago

We are very sorry for your loss. He will be missed by all of you and certainly by his extended families.
Love the Corby’s ❤️

Donna (North) Theisen
2 years ago

Debbie, Linda and families Oh the memories! You all treated me as part of the family for many years. I send my prays and love.

glen dingman
2 years ago

My condolences to Marks family.I will miss Freddy’s boisterous manner and keen sense of humour.Never a dull moment.Love you Freddy.Rest in peace brother.

Peter Spyker
2 years ago

My condolences on Mark’s passing. We had become good friends when we both worked at Laidlaw but unfortunately lost track of him.

Troup and Angie
2 years ago

RIP Uncle Mark. He will be missed. Our condolences go out to you all ❤️

Jim & Mar
2 years ago

We’ll miss our brother from another mother. Mark was our little brother since he was about 10 years old. So sorry to see him go. We love him always.

Sherry &Pete Van Baalen
2 years ago

Condolences to your families

Anna Juhasz
2 years ago

Dear Deb, my deepest sympathy to you and your family.

Anita Rose Levasseur
2 years ago

So sorry for your loss, my thoughts are with all of you at this time of grief.

Dave & Sharon Yager
2 years ago

Our most heart felt sympathy to all of Marks family loosing is never easy and when something like this happens it is especially hard Love to all Dave & Sharon !

Richard Taylor
2 years ago

Dear Deb, Tamiko, and family, so sorry to hear about your loss, my thoughts, love, and warm supporting hugs are with you. Especially during these times when people cannot come together. ✝️🌺

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