Neil Dunne

Obituary of Neil Dunne

Alvin Neil Dunne - passed away peacefully with family by his side at Madawaska Valley Hospice on September 21, 2020, in his 91st year. Dear Father to Susan (Brad), Robert (Kathy), Terry (Michelle), Patrick (Kathy), Peter, and John (Michelle). Grandfather to Jeri, Julie, Jenni, Celina, Angela, Nicholas (predeceased), Matthew and Christopher and great- grandfather to Will, Lucas, Abigail, Angela, Mathew and Dylan. Predeceased by his parents Alvin J. Dunne and Violet Florence Dunne (nee Pigeon). Survived by his sisters Yvonne Stalkie, Doreen Dunne-Scully, and June Simmons, and will be missed by many nieces and nephews.

 

Neil was born and raised in Pembroke, Ontario on June 3, 1930. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Forestry at the University of Toronto. Neil was employed by the Ontario government for 34 years, initially with the Department of Lands and Forests involved with forest management in Blind River and later, in 1965, moving his family to Toronto where he began his career in senior government as an Executive Assistant to a Cabinet Minister. In his retirement, Neil was the owner/operator of Dunne’s Trailer Park at Round Lake, Ontario, where he carried on the traditions of his parents, Alvin and Vi.

The family would like to thank the Madawaska Valley Hospice in Barry’s Bay for their exceptional care and kindness.

 

Visitation will take place at the Malcolm, Deavitt and Binhammer Funeral Home, 141 Renfrew St., Pembroke on Saturday, September 26, 2020 from 1- 3:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at Calvin United Church at 3:30 p.m., followed by interment in Calvin United Cemetery. DUE TO THE CURRENT RESTRICTIONS REGARDING COVID-19 SET FORTH BY THE BEREAVEMENT AUTHORITY OF ONTARIO, A LIMITED NUMBER OF PEOPLE ARE PERMITTED AT THE VISITATION, CHURCH AND CEMETERY. Please call the funeral home at  (613) 732-3637 if you wish to attend the visitation or funeral service, an appointment will be arranged.  FACE MASKS OR COVERINGS ARE REQUIRED.  You are welcome to bring your own face mask or one will be supplied to you upon arrival.  In lieu of flowers, donations to Madawaska Valley Hospice Palliative Care would be appreciated. Online condolences and donations are available at www.mdbfuneralhome.com.