Rae John Charles “Chuck Sr.” Eckensviller
Sept. 26, 1938 – Feb. 07, 2021
Chuck Sr. of New Liskeard (Timiskaming Shores), passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 07, 2021 at the age of 82 at Hospice Simcoe surrounded by family after a courageous battle with cancer.
Chuck Sr. was a passionate man who thoroughly enjoyed his time being a member of the Royal Canadian Legion. He was also a profound member of the Branch 33 Pipe Band in New Liskeard for over 40 years. As well as a member of the Paris/Port Dover Pipe Band for many years, where he achieved his lifetime goal of winning a pipe band world championship overseas in Scotland.
Chuck is survived by his loving wife Patricia and his children Cathy (Danny), Paul (Linda), Dereck (Becky) and Charles (Lindsay). He was a grandpa to 12 grandchildren Cory, Jamie, Sarah, Robert, Alex, Brody, Grant, Aurora, Savanna, Grayson, Zoey and Leland and 4 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Survived by his brother Lawrence “Bun” and sister Helen. Predeceased by his parents Henry and Nellie, brothers Stan and Gary, sister-in-law’s Evelyn, Betty and Liette, brother-in-law Russ and daughter-in-law Meghan. He will be greatly missed by his family.
The family are eternally grateful for the outstanding, compassionate care and support of Hospice Simcoe during this profoundly difficult time. The kindness and dedication to Chuck’s peaceful end of life care will never be forgotten.
No funeral services will be held as the family will be honoring Chuck’s wishes to be cremated and taken back home to New Liskeard. When possible, the family will be holding a celebration of life with family and friends. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Chuck Sr. to Hospice Simcoe or the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.
Cremation entrusted to Barrie Cremation Centre Inc.
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