|Birth: ||May 9, 1934|
Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
|Death: ||Apr. 2, 2012|
DONNELLY, Cyril William
02 April 2012
b. May 1934
Funeral: Barclay Funeral Home on Monday April 9, 2012 at 5 p.m.
Cyril crossed over peacefully, with his devoted family by his side at the Brockville General Hospital, Charles Street Site on Tuesday April 2, 2012.
Cyril William Donnelly of R.R. #4 Mallorytown age 77 years. Cyril was born in Farran's Point, Ontario in Stormont County in May 1934, the first born of Joseph Edwin (ED) Lyle Donnelly and Clara Irene Sheets.
In his early years, he sailed the Great Lakes on the Brita Melene Ship and also served in the Royal Canadian Navy. Later on, he was employed by Selkirk Chimney in Brockville up until his retirement.
Cyril was a man of many skills. He built his own home in Mallorytown and added a swimming pool later on in the backyard. He also built a pontoon boat and enjoyed many sailing trips on the St. Lawrence River with family and friends.He built a beautiful fireplace in his basement with field stones he gathered on the property. Cyril was a man who was content with simple pleasures in life: sailing, carpentry, fishing and a hot cup of Tim Hortons coffee with one of their mouthwatering donuts.
Cyril is survived by the Apple of his Eye,his wife, Sylvia (Herbison) Donnelly, his 5 children: (with his first wifeJoan Shaver)...Brian (Betty), of Simcoe, Ontario, & Cathy of Hamilton,(with his second wife Sylvia)...Greg (Terry), Mitchell of Mallorytown and Darrell (Dianne) of Prescott, 10 grandchildren: Sabrina, Christina, Paul, Gregory, Steven, Kevin, Ryan, Chelsea, Marc, Jennifer and 12 great-grandchildren: Talia, Nick, Brittany, Daniel, Sydney, Anthony, Jade, Nathan, Davis, Emma, Molly and Alissa. Cyril is also survived by siblings: Margaret of Manitoba, Merle (Carole), & Brenda (Dwayne) of Brockville, Ruth (Herb), of Mallorytown, Joan, of Alberta & Barb (Richard) of Rideau... Cyril is also survived by several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Predeceased by parents Edwin and Clara (Sheets) Donnelly. A sister Beatrice, sister-in-law, Margaret & 3 brother-in-laws: Stanley Renwick, Carmel Piche & William D. Ellis, nephew Shawn MacMaster and niece Bobby Jo MacMaster
Joseph Edwin Lyle Donnelly (1909 - 1966)
Clara Irene Sheets Donnelly (1913 - 2002)
Cyril William Donnelly (1934 - 2012)
Margaret Esther Donnelly (1936 - 2013)*
Beatrice Nellie Donnelly Piche Ellis (1944 - 2001)*
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Created by: Joan Donnelly Ellis
Record added: Jun 07, 2013
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