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In Loving Memory of

Michael Kenneth Panton

1943 - 2022

Obituary of Michael Kenneth Panton

Sadly, we announce the passing of Michael Kenneth Panton after a brief illness on January 19, 2022 at the St. Catharines General Hospital in his 79th year. Loving father of Christine (Lloyd), and Michelle (John), cherished papa of Greg (Alex), Jason (Sonia), Lavinia (Moe), Jamie (Darren), Nicole, Rachel, Nevin, Mike, Amanda, Melissa, Nym, Sam, Luke, Emily, Eli and Sandra, treasured great papa of Kingsley, Denver, Harper, Rayne, Tobias, Damien, Gage and Cole. Michael will be fondly remembered by his brother John (Sharon), sister Liz, many nieces and nephews, and the mother of his children Ada King. He is predeceased by his son Mike (2019).
As a child Michael moved to Canada from England, in his late teens he joined the Canadian Army where he met Ada and started a family. He then went on to work for Public Works Canada at the Welland Canal. After retirement, he followed his dreams of working as an actor. From the stage to the screen he followed his passion of entertaining people and making people laugh. He was consistently praised for his comedic timing on many productions. He enjoyed listening to classical music, reading books about the Kings of England and spent countless hours perfecting his garden. Of all his great attributes his sense of humour will be missed the most by those that loved him.
The family would like to thank the staff at The St. Catharines General Hospital for their compassion and care. Arrangements have been entrusted to Essentials Cremation and Burial Services (905 354 2133) Family and friends are welcome to attend a visitation for Michael on Wednesday, January 26, 2022 from 5:30PM to 7:00PM at Essentials Cremation and Burial Service 102A- 4300 Drummond Road Niagara Falls, ON. Please see the attached link to book your time slot. Cremation to follow. If desired, donations in memory of Michael may be made to The Walker Family Cancer Center.

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Service Information


Date: January 26, 2022
Start Time: 5:30 pm
End Time: 7:00 pm
Venue: Essentials Cremation and Burial Services 4300 Drummond Road, Niagara Falls, ON

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1 year ago

I didn’t know him very well. Only met him a hand full of times but from what I understand he was a good man. And the few times I remember meeting him he was always very kind to me and my siblings.

Michelle (Alex' Aunt)
2 years ago


Tears can heal,
Memories can comfort,
But, Love lives on forever.

Bec (Alex' Aunt)
2 years ago


Your Papa will always be with you, in those incredible memories you made.

Peter & Allison Panton & Family
2 years ago

Our hearts go out to all the family of Uncle Mike

John, Jennifer & Family.
2 years ago

Sending prayers for the family during this sad time.

Last edited 2 years ago by John, Jennifer & Family.
Missie Grumbles Misfit Tyna Meki
2 years ago

Sending our love ❤️ and condolences 💐 and prayers for strength, comfort during this difficult time…. May The Great Spirit lead and guide you and yours each day with love ❤️ comfort in knowing your all thought of… and have those whom love ❤️ all of you to give you and yours words of comfort and encouragement through these trying times…. We love ❤️ all of you… Matthew 5:4 KJV Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted….. Love forevermore and always sister in law and auntie Helen aka Hose, Niece n cuzin Missie (Grumbles) n fam her children n your great nieces great nephews n cuzins Nikkie n familie, Natasha n familie, Christina, Great nephews n cuzins Rai n familie, Liam n familie….

Last edited 2 years ago by Missie Grumbles Misfit Tyna Meki
James T Panton
2 years ago

My deepest and heartfelt condolences to my family at this time.


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