David Faris

David Faris

Saturday, September 14th, 1935 Sunday, May 12th, 2019

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Obituary for David Stuart Faris

Faris, David Stuart
Passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 12, 2019 at Headwaters Health Care Centre in Orangeville. David is survived by his wife Edie (Lowry) and his children; Gary (Ann), Paul, and Laura (Craig). He is also survived by his grandchildren: Erinn Halls (Derek), Kyla Faris (Jeremy), Abbey Faris, Mackenzie, Josh and Kaleigh Haughton, and will be a special guardian angel for his great-grandaughter, Amelia Ann Halls. He is also survived by his brother, Ivor Faris (Ena).
David was born in Belfast, N. Ireland on Sept 14, 1935. He immigrated to Canada in Feb, 1972 with Edie and their 3 children. He was employed by Ford Motor Co. in Brampton until he retired. Grandad will be remembered for his gentle nature, his sense of humor, love of the outdoors, Dixieland jazz, and traditional Irish music.
A gathering for friends and family to remember David will be held at the Lord Dufferin Centre on Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.. His remains will be taken home to Belfast.
In a tribute to Edie, currently residing at Dufferin Oaks, donations can be made to the Alzheimer Society of Dufferin County.
A tree will be planted in memory of David in the Dods & McNair Memorial Forest at the Island Lake Conservation Area, Orangeville. The annual dedication service will be held on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. Condolences may be offered to the family at

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    Sunday, May 19th, 2019 | 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Lord Dufferin Centre
    32 First St.
    Orangeville, Orangeville
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    Sunday, May 19th, 2019
    3:00pm - 5:00pm

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Tina Hinsperger

Laura, Craig, Mackenzie, Josh and Kaleigh,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Tina, Laura and Eric Hinsperger
Comment | Posted at 05:30pm via Condolence

Joyce & Bob Winegar

It was always a pleasure seeing and chatting with Dave, with his easy demeanour and quick sense of humour. Condolences to the Faris family in their loss.
Comment | Posted at 06:54am via Condolence

Ivor Faris

In loving memory of David from his brother Ivor, sister in law Ena, nephew Geoffrey, wife Michaela and daughters Rebecca and Rachel in Ireland. R.I.P
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Dianne Chernish Zahodnik

How nice his remains will go to Ireland. Thank you for sharing Laura and Family we are unfortunately unable to attend the celebration. However our thoughts and prayer are with you all
Comment | Posted at 07:20pm via Condolence

Patty Prior-Halls

Our deepest condolences to Erinn, Toad and The Faris Family during this very difficult time. Cherish the memories to help with the days to follow. ❤️Uncle Brad,Aunt Patty,Tyler and Alyssa xo
Comment | Posted at 05:42pm via Condolence

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