Funeral Announcements

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October 2, 1941 - December 30, 2018

It is with deep and profound sadness that we announce the passing of Ernest Brian Paul, peacefully at his residence, with his loving wife Linda by his side. Brian as he was known to all, was born in Kenora, Ontario, October 2 1941, the youngest son of Ernest and Anne Paul. The day he was born he noticed the natural beauty of Kenora and decided that he would live here for the rest of his natural life, to which he did. And during his time here began a beautiful family. In July 1963 Brian met the love of his life Linda, to whom he married two years later and never looked back being married for 53 wonderful years during this time they gave birth to three wonderful children William, Lee Ann, and Lori.

Cremation has taken place and as per Dad and Moms wishes they will be no service with a small memorial at a future date. We are saddened that you had to leave but also feel at peace knowing that you can again take that deep breath you so needed. To all who knew Brian please grab a coffee and tell a good story as we know you all have many. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Lung or Heart and Stroke Foundation in his name. This is not goodbye Papa this is so long until we meet again.

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