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 www.dodsandmcnair.com