HARTFORD, L. O. Wayne, of Union, passed away at the St.
Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Tuesday, August 4, 2015, at the age of 80. Beloved husband of Lillian (nee Michener) Hartford. Dearly loved father of Steven Hartford (Susan) of Tillsonburg, Darrell Hartford (late Carol) of St.
Thomas, and Gary Hartford (Mel) of Sprucedale. Cherished grandfather of Ren Hartford (Nadia) of St. Thomas, Shawn Hartford (Teresa), and Amanda Way (D.J.), all of Tillsonburg.
Loving great grandfather of Josephine Joey , Rocco, Thomas, and Hollie. Dear brother of Marenah Michener (Mervin) of Cape Coral, FL, Byron Hartford (Helen) of Englehart, Leona Rozell (Robert), and Orland Hartford (late Shirley), all of St. Thomas, and the late Beulah Dempsey (late Robert Dempsey and late Scotty Darlington).
Loved brother-in-law of Leta Poisson (late Joe), Phyllis Leopold (Jack and the late Rod MacDonald), David Michener (Elaine), and the late Joyce Litfin (late Ralph). Also survived by several nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews. Wayne was born in Blenheim, ON, October 11, 1934, and was the son of the late Leo Hartford and the late Evangeline (nee Owen) Hartford McPhedran.
He was a former jeweler in Port Stanley and a retired stationary engineer, having worked at hospitals in North Bay, Blenheim, London, and St. Thomas. Wayne was a member of First Yarmouth (Plains) Baptist Church.
In keeping with his wishes, cremation has taken place. A celebration of Wayne s life will be held at First Yarmouth (Plains) Baptist Church, 6071 Fairview Road, R.R.#4, St. Thomas (corner of Fairview Road & Sparta Line) on Monday, August 10th at 2:00 p.m.
Relatives and friends will be received at the church for one hour prior to the service. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorial donations to First Yarmouth (Plains) Baptist Church or the Children s Health Foundation will be appreciated.
Arrangements entrusted to the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St.