G. Rae Mathers
G. Rae Mathers of Goderich passed away peacefully at Huron Residential Hospice on Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. He was in his 69th year.
Rae was the beloved husband of Rosemary (Blake) for 45 years and the dear father of Crystal (Mike) McQuinn, Strathroy; Michael (Kelly) Mathers, London and the late Mark Mathers (1995). He was the loving papa of Mikayla, Aidan, Tyson McQuinn and Kaitlyn, Jett, Cassidy Mathers. Rae was the brother of Grace (Bill) Campbell, Seaforth; Ruth (George) Townsend, Seaforth; Ken (Pat) Mathers, Wingham and brother-in-law of Kathy (Paul) Elliott, Brussels; Paul (Debbie) Blake, Goderich and Judy Dunnell, Trowbridge. Rae was also predeceased by his parents Charles and Jean Mathers and brother Robert Mathers.
Rae was an employee of the Works and Engineering Department of the Town of Goderich where he retired as foreman in 2013. He was also involved for many years in men’s, ladies’ and minor fastball as well as a past active member of the Goderich Kinsmen Club.
The family received friends at the McCallum & Palla Funeral Home, Goderich on Thursday Aug. 23. Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church, Goderich, on Friday Aug. 24. Interment was at Maitland Cemetery.
Donations to Huron Residential Hospice, Goderich Agricultural Park Revitalization Project, St. Elizabeth Health Care or the charity of one’s choice is gratefully acknowledged. Friends may sign the book of condolences at www.mccallumpalla.ca