Bruce A Lee

Died: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019


Funeral Service

Sat., Jan. 12, 2019
Location: Mindemoya Missionary Church


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Bruce Lee, Dad, Papa Lee  Bruesli, The Brewster, Grandpa Lee, "Brucie'',  Karate Kid, Pieface...reached Heaven's gates  Jan. 2, 2019.  St. Peter asked Why should I let you into Heaven?  Without hesitation, Bruce replied "Because, I'm Just a Sinner Saved by Grace"...The gates swung open, slowly, surely.  Bruce headed immediately to help out in the kitchen...Will Bruce delight with his deep chuckle, , his incessant teasing and treasury of annoying and charming oneliners??. Find the Joy...A Service of Hope, Tears, Laughter, and Praise to God will be held to celebrate, , and to bring us all to the Lord Bruce loved.  

Service will be held January 12, 2019 at 11am at the Mindemoya Missionary Church, Mindemoya.  

Bruce's favorite charity will be honoured by all donations:  Panafric International Academy, Ethiopia,

Memorial Donation Cheques can be made payable to Devxchange.
the memo line should read; Panafric.

Devxchange
P.O. Box 224, Barrie Ontario, L4M 4T3
www.panafricinternationalacademy

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Gail Robinson
   Posted Fri January 04, 2019
Awww Geez, Carol. Darn it! So very sorry. What a trooper you have been to Bruce. May he rest in peace now. Thinking of you dearly.

Angelle Marcotte
   Posted Fri January 04, 2019
So sorry Carol to see that you have lost your loving husband. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Thinking of you,
Angelle and Rob

Robert & Patricia Laderoute
   Posted Sat January 05, 2019
Robert & Patricia Laderoute

Carol and family. Our deepest condolences. Sorry to hear of Bruce's passing. Our thoughts
And prayers are with you. God bless.

Gail Cronin
   Posted Sat January 05, 2019
So sorry for your loss Carol. Memories to hold dear. You will be held gently in the palm of God's hand, as the refining continues, just as Bruce was. Will keep you held up in prayers of love and strength for you. Bless you Carol for all your loving kindness and care.

Dave and Carol Lang
   Posted Sun January 06, 2019
My dear sister in horticulture, and very dear friend, and your family. You are and have been constantly in thoughts and prayers as you and Bruce were going through this final journey. Now, he is resting in painless peace and you have these wonderful memories to sustain you. Love always. TOC.

Evelyn Russell
   Posted Sun January 06, 2019
My sincere sympathies at your loss Carol. May your faith and friends sustain you at this difficult time.

Shirley and Chris Anderson
   Posted Sun January 06, 2019
Dear Carol, so bitter sweet, our hearts break with you in the loss of Bruce here, but rejoice in knowing that Bruce has finished his journey well and is safely home. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Kelly O'Hare
   Posted Sun January 06, 2019
Dearest Carol,
So sorry to hear about your loss. My heart is heavy for you. Hold dear all of the laughter and memories of Bruce. You are in my thoughts at this difficult time but you're always in my heart.
Kelly

Bruce & Marg McKichan
   Posted Sun January 06, 2019
Sorry for your loss, we have great memories of Bruce when we were neighbors a few years ago.Cherish the memories you shared with Bruce.

Veronica Heffernan
   Posted Mon January 07, 2019
100

Annamarie Holtom
   Posted Mon January 07, 2019
Thinking of you with love.
Annamarie

Mug & Sheila
   Posted Mon January 07, 2019
Wishing a physical hug for comfort was possible... Earth cries - Heaven smiles

Jean Brown
   Posted Mon January 07, 2019
Surely sending my condolences and prayers to Carol and the family in Bruce's death. We must all ask God to help us be gracious in giving Bruce back into God's hands. Bruce was a treasure and a wonderful person indeed- a real gift from God, now with God. We will watch the funeral on live streaming- Jean Brown

Linda Leggett:
   Posted Mon January 07, 2019
Carol, What a blessing you friendship has been to me and mine for so many years: haircuts, gardening , creativity, concerts, praise, etc.etc. I am sure that He who has sustained Bruce and you most recently will continue to hold you close to His heart until you are reunited in His presence. LL

Joy Harper
   Posted Mon January 07, 2019
Oh Carol, I am so sorry to hear about Bruce's passing. Praying for the sweet peace that passes understanding to cover you. Much love!

Carolee Harbour
   Posted Mon January 07, 2019
Carol, I'm so sorry to hear of Bruce's passing. I pray for God to wrap His loving arms around you and comfort you.

Elsabet Taylor
   Posted Mon January 07, 2019
So sorry to hear the passing of Bruce. May the Lord surround you with His love and peace at this difficult time. Thoughts and prayers for you and the family.

Moira Elsley
   Posted Tue January 08, 2019
Oh Carol, I am very sorry for your loss. The final month sounds as though it took quite a toll, but how lovely that you had that time together to make more memories. I wish that I was there.

John and I will be coming home to the Manitoulin sometime in April, much depending on the weather. I will call you once we have arrived and hopefully we can have a visit.

I am holding you in my thoughts and in my prayers. God bless you and keep you Carol, until I see you.

Tim Jacobson
   Posted Tue January 08, 2019
Dear Carol and all your family, we grieve with you Bruce's passing. May you all experience comfort and grace from the same Father God who sustained his hope and gave his life meaning. With our love, Tim and Lorna.

Greg Giles
   Posted Tue January 08, 2019
I am so sorry Carol! Glad to have met him at the reunion you so graciously hosted. Condolences. Love, Greg and Sue

Mrs Lillian R Meed
   Posted Tue January 08, 2019
Carol
Sorry for your Loss,,but am so thankful Bruce is with his Saviour and Lord,
May you know the Comfort, Peace and Presence of your Saviour, moment by moment
2 Corinthians 1:2-7
All our Love to you from the Meed family

Janyn and Greg
   Posted Tue January 08, 2019
We have lost a larger-than-life character, a wonderful, silly, loving man. Sad with you Carole. Hugs.

Richard Waters
   Posted Tue January 08, 2019
Memories of Bruce can only bring back good feelings of a life well lived. Look up "Gentlemen" in the Dictionary and there's a picture of Bruce. He was a crusader to the end, fighting the good fight the entire way! I will miss Bruce and his kind hearted and humorous ways. In the words of Warren Zevon "and his hair was perfect" certainly described his locks, I always wondered if he woke up that way.. Godspeed my friend! Hope to see you in the end..

Valjean (Emmel) Nelson
   Posted Tue January 08, 2019
Carol - sorry to hear of your loss. May you be surrounded by Gods comfort.
And enjoy your memories!

Coral VanSickle
   Posted Tue January 08, 2019
Carol, so sorry to hear about Bruce. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Coral

Laura Jacobson Toews
   Posted Tue January 08, 2019
Dear Carol,
No words will ease the loss you are experiencing. I pray you will find comfort in God's love, the love of family and friends, and fond memories of your time with your dear husband, Bruce. Heaven is much dearer and we look forward to marvelous reunions! Much love. Laura

John, Jennifer, Lisa and Jon
   Posted Tue January 08, 2019
May I express the sorrow of all of us at the Mitton household at Bruce's departure from our presence. Having viewed your pictures posted on this site, I must acknowledge that the vision of Bruce with crash lid and a four-wheeler mud walker are new indelible in my mind. I think Bruce would like that !

Carol Sheppard
   Posted Tue January 08, 2019
Hi Carol: I am so sorry for your loss. It is not easy and I will be thinking of you. Hope to see you in the spring.

Leonard and Suzanne Ouellette
   Posted Tue January 08, 2019
We were truly blessed to have known Bruce. Carol your faith will carry you through this hard time. When we think of Bruce we always smile or chuckle. He will be missed.

Steve Males
   Posted Wed January 09, 2019
Hi Carol,

Sorry to hear this news! Rejoicing that you had many happy years together. May you know God's comfort and the peace that passes understanding in this time of loss.

Steve

Deborah Turner
   Posted Wed January 09, 2019
I’m so sorry for your loss, but rejoice that he has finished his earthly fight and is free of pain. My heart and prayers are with you all.

Beryle and John Campbell
   Posted Wed January 09, 2019
Dear Carol:

We were saddened to hear of your loss, but happy you had so many good years together by God's grace. May our Lord sustain you, for "underneath are the everlasting arms."

With our love, Beryle and John

Sue and Paul Gowan
   Posted Wed January 09, 2019
carol,
So saddened to hear of Bruce's death. You have had many grand adventures together over the years - good memories to hold close in your heart. May God's sweet presence comfort you in days and months ahead. With much love Sue and Paul

Helen Jones
   Posted Thu January 10, 2019
Aw, Carol. I am so sorry to hear about Bruce's passing....not for him; he is with his heavenly Father. But it is painful saying goodbye to your precious Bruce. I thank God for the wonderful years He has given you together. May God hold you close in His comfort and give you peace. Love you, Dear Friend.

Steph
   Posted Fri January 11, 2019
My dearest Carol~

I have read and re-read your loving, tender and touching tribute to your beloved Bruce, each time, with Kleenex in hand.
Without a doubt, your evident love, dedication and devotion are an inspiration to all with whom you have chosen to share your journey.
While I only met Bruce that one time you so graciously invited my to stay with you, I feel that I have come to appreciate him through your eyes, and to understand, what he meant to you.

Brad and Debbie Allison
   Posted Fri January 11, 2019
We're happy for Bruce...what a sweet, funny man he was. I expect as he was welcomed into through those gates, he'd have something smart to say and a big smile on his face. We'll miss him.

Mike Cooney and Tric Daer
   Posted Fri January 11, 2019
Carol, We are thinking of you at this difficult time. May the many memories you have comfort you and your family in the days to come. Our thoughts are with you! Mike & Tric

Marni and family
   Posted Fri January 11, 2019
In a visit last summer, Bruce told me that he was at peace with any outcome of his illness. He said "If I get better, I will have more time on earth with Carol and others that I love, and if I don't I will be with my Lord for eternity, enjoying His presence....either way, it's a win-win situation". I was strongly impacted by his solid faith and confidence in God's goodness despite difficult circumstances.
Much love to you all from us out west.
Marni and family.

Herb and Sandi Harris
   Posted Fri January 11, 2019
Dear Carol and Family:
Your loss is heaven's gain but what a huge hole this must create in your hearts and lives. We remember Bruce as a warm and teasing, but strong man of faith and character who loved with such a passion! The joyful twinkle in his eyes and his love to banter affectionately, made him so endearing to many! He will be missed by us all and we share your grief and sorrow and send continued thoughts and prayers to you all.
We know his celebration of life service will be to the glory of God and will reflect the grace and goodness of a life lived to the fullest!! May you know the Lord's peace and comfort through the tears. We will join you in spirit, through livestream this Saturday.
With much love, many hugs and ongoing prayers, Herb & Sandi.
" Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His godly ones." ( Psalm 116:15).

David and Jane Carlson and family
   Posted Sat January 12, 2019
Bruce will be missed. His belly laugh, his teasing and his great love for his family. Knowing he is at home with his Saviour is such a comfort.
Praying for you all and sending love.

Colin Donna Matt and Zena
   Posted Sat January 12, 2019
Such a sad day for all of you today. I have such good memories of Bruce and our bantering. I always enjoyed the volley of quips we enjoyed and am even now smiling at those memories. I remember the “goodies” that Bruce used to bring us when he was still working. He was such a simple good-hearted man. I feel bad that we didn’t get to see you and Bruce on your last visit down but I know how hard that good-bye would have been. It was so nice to talk to him on the phone while he was in the hospital. I cannot also forget the kindness you showed our kids when you left the neighbourhood - so generous. Sending hugs and love to all of you.
RIP Bruce, you’ve earned your wings.

Tim & Alvina Burns
   Posted Mon January 14, 2019
We never had the good fortune of meeting Bruce but what we do know is that he was a man loved by Carol and we know he was blessed beyond measure to have such a loving,caring wife. May you find peace and comfort in the many good memories you shared together!
Tim & Alvina

Wilf Noordermeer
   Posted Wed January 16, 2019
Hey Carol,

I was so sorry to hear of Bruce's passing. The days ahead will surely be filled with sadness. But may you also think fondly of the life you forged together, the contributions made, the challenges faced, the joy discovered, the friendships nurtured and the love shared. Peace to you, my friend. You are in my heart.

Stephen Murrin
   Posted Thu February 14, 2019
I was saddened by the news when I spoke with Carol. I was also Joyful also knowing that those that are in Christ, we will see Bruce once again in Eternity.
I had the privilege to work with Bruce @ Ault Dairies, now Nestle Canada in London. After Bruce retired I often looked forward to getting together with Bruce during breakfast/brunch when our schedules would allow, & have times of fellowship & talk about what's new in our lives.
Anyone that had the Blessing of knowing Bruce you all can testify the impact he had in our lives & the many people he touched along his Journey. Thank You Bruce. Look forward to the day when our paths will cross once again, in Eternity. Prayers & Thoughts are with Carol & the Family.

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