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James Thornton

James Allan Thornton

August 8th, 1956 - August 18th, 2019
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Obituary

Peacefully entered into God’s Rest and God’s peace and presence, at the Victoria Hospital, London, after a courageous struggle with medical concerns, James Allan Thornton, a resident of Tillsonburg, since 1980 formerly of Hamilton, in his 64th year. Well-liked member of Tillsonburg Community Living who worked at the former Arcwood Acres Farm, Arc Industries, and McDonald’s, Tillsonburg. Jim loved his friends: Derby, Mary, Bill, Sandy, Peter and liked getting together with them whenever he could. Also part of Jim’s legacy was his love of sports as an enthusiastic Blue Jays fan he enjoyed the former Tillsonburg Day that saw up to 36 Buses go from Tillsonburg. Jim was always proud to be a part of that event with his fellow Community Living friends. Jim loved the sports of football, hockey and baseball and kept running written journals about their scores and standings from day to day. Jim is survived by a brother Terry in Niagara Falls, a brother Dan in London and a cousin Linda McLean in Tillsonburg.

Friends are welcome to gather to celebrate his life on Monday, August 26th from 12:30 to 1 pm at the MAURICE J. VERHOEVE FUNERAL HOMES – BURIAL AND CREMATION SERVICES INC., 262 Broadway St., Tillsonburg. Funeral Service to celebrate Jim’s life and legacy to be conducted on Monday, August 26th at 1 pm in the Maurice J. Verhoeve Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. Nancy Shiels of Salvation Army, Tillsonburg. Inurnment follows in the Tillsonburg Cemetery. Memorial Donations in Jim’s memory may be made to the Tillsonburg Community Living by cheque at the funeral home or online through the verhoevefuneralhomes.com website. Condolences or favourite memories can be shared at www.verhoevefuneralhomes.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, August 26th, 2019 | 12:30pm - 1:00pm
    When
    Monday, August 26th, 2019 12:30pm - 1:00pm
    Location
    Maurice J. Verhoeve Funeral Homes - Burial and Cremation Services Inc.
    Address
    262 Broadway St.
    Tilllsonburg, Ontario N4G 3R7
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Funeral Service

    Monday, August 26th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Monday, August 26th, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    Maurice J. Verhoeve Funeral Homes-Burial and Cremation Services Inc.
    Address
    262 Broadway St.
    Tillsonburg, Ontario N4G 3R7
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Nancy Shiels
  • Interment

    Monday, August 26th, 2019 |
    When
    Monday, August 26th, 2019
    Location
    Tillsonburg Cemetery
    Address
    191-193 Simcoe Street
    Tillsonburg, Ontario
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  • Reception

    Monday, August 26th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    When
    Monday, August 26th, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Location
    Community Living Tillsonburg Place - Basement
    Address
    51 Brock St. East
    Tillsonburg, Ontario N4G 1Z7
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    Notes
    Coffee & Dessert

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Karen Anderson

Posted at 04:57pm
James you are always in our hearts . May you rest in peace. God be with you .Love Karen ,Keith &Cory Anderson
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Carrie (House) Hamilton

Posted at 06:53am
Jim had an amazing personality and a wonderful smile that made coming to work every day so much fun! His sense of humour and laughter always lit up a room. Jim will be so greatly missed by so many! My heart goes out to all of his friends and family!
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