William (Bill) Corban Winsor

September 25, 2021



William (Bill) Corban Winsor

On September 25, 2021, Dad joined Mom in heaven to celebrate his 89th birthday.

Loving husband to Alma Winsor, deceased March 18, 2020. Loving father of Ruth (Grant)Hardy, Danny (Tina) Winsor, Paul (Keri) Winsor, Lillian (Jerry) Courvoisier, Janet Winsor (Joe MacDonald). Proud grandpa to 14, Christine (Chris), Samantha (Darren), Melissa (Noel), William, Michael (Lauren), Christina, Niven (Devin), Paul (Samantha), Adam (Katie), Erin (Dale), Alex (Kayla), Megan (Kyle) and Joshua. The growing family includes 17 great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter.

Predeceased by his love of 65 years Alma and his beautiful granddaughters Jessica and Miranda as well as his sisters and brothers, Beaton (Edith), Stella (Ned), Leslie (Ivy), Rowland (Joyce), Jean (Hollis) and sister-in-laws Shirley (Grant), Lois (Frank), Diana (Eric).

Survived by his sisters and brother, Alicia (Eric deceased), Lloyd Winsor, Linda (Bill) and his sister-in-law Catherine (Lawrence).

Originally from Newfoundland, Bill joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1951 and moved to the mainland. There he met his love and best friend Alma. In 1955 they married and started their journey of raising a family and living their best life.

There were so many happy places to go, and things to do. Fishing on the Ontario lakes, camping at Killbear and traveling Canada to visit family and friends. There was never a project that couldn’t be done under the guidance of his supervisor Alma.

His two favourite things were hockey and sailing. Watching his favourite team, Montreal Canadiens, and watching his favourite players, his sons and grandsons.

At the park he would take turns taking anyone who wanted, to go sailing in the boat he built.

He was a proud Newfoundlander. Proud of his family. Proud to serve in the forces and live in the best country in the world.

Bill lived his wonderful life and is now with his true love. ‘’I look forward to the day we meet again”. They are now together.

Private service has taken place.

Donations to the Salvation Army or Nipissing Serenity Hospice will be gratefully acknowledged by his family. 

























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