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Condolence From: Ev Burki
Condolence: Our hearts and thoughts are with you in the loss of Jim.
jd will was a very interesting, and colourful guy. One never knew what to expect from him. He’ll sure be missed..
Ev and Willy Burki
Tuesday May 15, 2018
Condolence From: Shirley and Bill Love
Condolence: To Rena Harkema and Family -
Please accept our heartfelt condolences at this sad time of the loss of your Loved One. You are in our thoughts, our hearts, and our prayers.
Shirley and Bill
Monday May 14, 2018
Condolence From: Elaine Mills Hrominchuk
Condolence: Rena and Family
I am so sorry to hear of your dear husbands passing. Shirley emailed me. We both use to come over to keep an eye on you and your brothers on Empire Ave. I look back on those days and laugh how silly we were then.
I have been friends with Shirley since we were 4 years of age. Now we feel like sisters.. Your in my prayers Rena and in time it will get easier. I am going into my 2nd year with out Chuck come Oct 15 th. After 60 years. It is one day or minute at a time.
God Bless you all.Elaine
Saturday May 12, 2018
Condolence From: Kirk Howarth
Condolence: Please accept our condolences on the loss of your loved one.Jim gave me my first job as a 15 year old at Lawrence Brothers garage on Syndicate ave, I loved working there, Jim had a great sense of humour and a wonderful smile. I pray that you find peace in all the great memories.
Rest peacefully Jim, and thank you
Saturday May 12, 2018
Condolence From: Mimo and Yvonne Bruno
Condolence: Dear Rena and sons;

Please accept our most heartfelt sympathy with the passing of your husband/father. May you find comfort in your memories.

Mimo Yvonne Brody and Tyson Bruno
Saturday May 12, 2018