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Goldwyn McGinnis

Goldwyn "Goldie" McGinnis

Sunday, April 19th, 1925 - Friday, September 13th, 2019
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Obituary

McGinnis, Goldwyn "Goldie"

Passed away on Friday, September 13, 2019 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, at the age of 94. Beloved husband of Lois Taylor. Predeceased by Mildred. Loving father of the late Murray (Julie) and Ron (Sherry) and step-father of Heather (Henry), Tom (Kelly) and Sherri (Les). Cherished Grandpa of Mike (Mellisa), Chris (Amanda), Amanda, Sabrina (Brian) and Step-Grandpa of Stacey (Cale), Chris, Mandi (Tyler) and Karli (Jeff) and Great-Grandpa of Kenzie, Mason and Greyson. Goldie will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. He was a WWII Veteran, lifetime member of Coboconk Canadian Legion, Branch #519 and the Masonic Lodge. He retired as Post Master in Coboconk after many years of dedicated service. Following retirement, Goldie moved to Oshawa and was very active with Northview Seniors and Kedron United Church and enjoyed going to weekly country music.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. at the Armstrong Funeral Home (124 King St. E.).
A Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 12 p.m. in the Chapel.
Interment to follow at Coboconk Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
Online condolences may be left at www.armstrongfh.ca
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, September 17th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, September 17th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Armstrong Funeral Home
    Address
    124 King Street East
    Oshawa, Ontario L1H 1B6
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Second Visitation

    Tuesday, September 17th, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, September 17th, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    Armstrong Funeral Home
    Address
    124 King Street East
    Oshawa, Ontario L1H 1B6
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 | 12:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 12:00pm
    Location
    Armstrong Funeral Home
    Address
    124 King Street East
    Oshawa, Ontario L1H 1B6
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Keith Tregunna
  • Interment

    Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 |
    When
    Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
    Location
    Coboconk Cemetery
    Address
    70 Albert St.
    Coboconk, Ontario
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Private Condolence

Rebecca Kyc

Posted at 09:05am
Sending our deepest sympathies to Lois and family.
Rebecca and Melody
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Rick Kyc

Posted at 01:10pm
Our deepest sympathies to you and your family. Memories of Goldie’s wonderful story telling and sweet kind nature will surely be missed. Fond memories for ever.
Peace be with you Goldie.
Rick and Sophia Kyc

Christine Sandison Sterling

Posted at 10:36pm
Sending our Sympathies Lois and family . He always had a light hearted way to make you smile...he will be missed...and remembered of all our fun times at the trailer...

Take Care

Dave Jenkins and Christine Sterling

Lynda Glendinning

Posted at 06:32pm
Our deepest sympathies to Goldie’s Family. A donation to the OSCC has been made from the Oshawa Senior Citizens SLO-Pitch League. Claire (Convenor) and Lynda Glendinning
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Eric Howe

Posted at 06:23pm
We were sorry to hear of Goldie’s death. Eric enjoyed talking to him and sharing memories of Coboconk and Halliburton. What a great Canadian he was!
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