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R. Grant Gilchrist
October 18, 2015

Pat Weir - 2016-01-01 17:25:15
Dear Denise, We were saddened to learn of Grant's passing and wish to extend our deepest condolences to yourself and your children. Sorry the hard copy did not reach you as intended. We hope 2016 will be a better year for you all. Pat, Aubrey Weir and family.

Joanne Ducharme - 2015-10-29 22:30:55
My condolences to you & your family Denise.

Dan and Cheryl Wilken - 2015-10-28 20:44:18
We were so sorry to learn of Grant's passing and regret missing the opportunity to pay our respects. Grant was of the most well respected individuals I have known. I will always have very fond memories of his cheerful demeanor and great sense of humour. He was a great teammate, respected colleague and friend. The world could use more people like Grant, and he was taken from us much too early . Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family at this time.

Bob& Betty Zondervan - 2015-10-28 15:29:33
Bob &June& family BothBob&i are very sad to learn about your son Grant. Our thoughts &sprayers are with you.

Allan and Chantal Eadie - 2015-10-25 16:33:26
Grant - a true gentleman, great athlete and even better teammate and a fantastic friend who was always there for support and to have fun with. We hugged numerous times after scoring a goal or winning a ball game but the most heartfelt hug was in August of this year when we were home. Will always remember the fantastic friend that Grant was. God bless you Denise, the Gilchrist family and all who loved a wonderful person.

David MacDougall  - 2015-10-25 13:36:23
Sincere condolences from our family. Grant was so good to my mom and dad and I don't know where to start. Grant was always the best neighbour and friend to our family. Thinking of you at this time.

Lynn Million - 2015-10-23 21:43:04
Denise and Family, Please accept my sincere sympathy for your loss.

Roxanne Kernighan and Bruce Melick - 2015-10-23 20:03:19
We send our sincere condolences to you Denise and the Gilchrist family. May the treasured memories of a life well-lived help bring you peace at this most difficult time of sadness.

Paul & Allison Wilken - 2015-10-23 19:11:25
Our deepest sympathy to Denise and the Gilchrist Family. Although I hadn't spent much time with Grant in the past many years, each time I would see him working the roads for the township, I would get the smile and wave from Grant, and each time the memories of the good times we had together as young men would come right back, and it was always an instant reminder of how life gets much to busy, and not enough time gets spent with old friends. Once in awhile certain people come into our life that you know instantly will leave a lasting affect with a great attitude, work ethic, and overall kindness. That was Grant, and he will certainly be missed alot by anyone who knew him. Paul & Allison & Family.

Brenda (MacDonald) Primeau - 2015-10-23 15:02:29
My condolences to Bob, June, Denise, and the rest of the Gilchrist family. I was so sorry to hear of your loss. I will always remember the Gilchrist family sitting behind us at the Lucknow Presbyterian Church, and Grant was such a good big brother! Grant's obituary is wonderfully written; clearly, he grew up to be a fine man.

Joe Archer - 2015-10-23 13:27:48
I wish I could be there in your time in need, as your family was with ours. Grant was a great man, and he will be truly missed. My condolences to the Gilchrists.

Steve Freeman - 2015-10-23 06:39:57
Denise, Words are never enough. Unfortunately I won't be able to come to any of the visitations to offer my condolences to Grants family but have often admired this poem for all that it conveys: WISHING YOU ENOUGH "I wish you enough sun to keep your attitude bright. I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more. I wish you enough happiness to keep your spirit alive. I wish you enough pain so that the smallest joys in life appear much bigger. I wish you enough gain to satisfy your wanting. I wish you enough loss to appreciate all that you possess. I wish enough "Hello's" to get you through the final "Good-bye." My Deepest Sympathy for your loss, Grant was an awesome person and will be missed by many!

Sug, Donna & Rosa Meriam - 2015-10-22 21:41:33
Only the good die young!!! :(

Shelley Button  - 2015-10-22 20:57:59
Denise and Family, Please accept my sincere sympathy for your loss. I remember Grant as such a nice man and so kind, always a gentleman, and that handsome smile of his. Please take care and my thoughts are with you at this difficult time. Shelley

Dorothy/Tom Powell Cambridge Ont - 2015-10-22 20:24:00
Hi Bob & June: we are thinking of you all at such a rough time in your lives. You are strong people & you will manage. Cherish all the good times. Also sad to see Lillian passed away. We often think of the laughs we all had at Fishermans Cove. Perhaps next summer we can get together with Dennis & Joanne & you people. Would be nice. Hang in.

Don & Ruth Ritchie - 2015-10-22 20:20:49
Our deepest sympathy on the passing of Grant. May God comfort you during this time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your whole family at this most difficult time.

Terry, Bonnie (Henderson) & Kaitlin Ryan - 2015-10-22 19:46:22
Dear Denise, Bob, June & family: Thinking of you all during this very difficult time. May all the wonderful memories you have of Grant, carry you through today...tomorrow... and all the days to come.

Darryl and Laura Bross - 2015-10-22 19:17:54
My condolences to Denise, Brad and Kristie, and Neil and Jess. Grant was a great man who will be remembered by this community for years to come. I will always remember Grant for many reasons, but mostly for coaching Jess and I and teaching me how to play hockey the way I know today. Thank you Grant for the great memories. You will be forever missed.

Judy Linde and Dave Hickson - 2015-10-22 19:06:03
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Grant was such a wonderful person, a blessing to everyone he met. I will always remember chatting with him at the arena here in Shallow Lake last winter, his smile as big as ever in spite of his health struggles. Sending our love, Judy and Dave and family

Shane and Lisa Petteplace - 2015-10-22 17:12:51
Denise, Brad and Jess. Our condolences to you and your family. One of the nicest guys I have ever met.

Shirley Lindsay Bauer - 2015-10-22 14:42:12
Sending you our greatest sympathies. My fondest memory of Grant and his brothers were when they showed me around the barn on the farm and introduced me to the new calves. Thoughts and best wishes to the whole family. Shirley, Denny, and Candice Bauer

Ray & Sharon Stewart - 2015-10-22 13:50:57
DEAR sister June & brother Bob, Denise, and children, and all of your family, its with sadness we extend our love and support at this time. But, we know God has held you up in this difficult time and He will continue.....we thank Him that He gives hope and eternal life....that one day we are reunited with our precious loved ones. Grant -our beloved nephew- will be missed. Love always.

Sandra Moulton - 2015-10-22 13:50:41
Denise and Family: Please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of Grant. Cherish the many memories and moments as they last a life time. When we lose someone we love, it seems that time stands still. What moves through us is a silence, a quiet sadness, a longing for one more day, one more word, one more touch, we may not understand why Grant left this earth so soon, or why he left before You were ready to say good-bye, but little by little, You will begin to remember not that that Grant died, but that He lived, and that His life gave You memories too beautiful to forget. Love - Sandy Moulton

Bonnie Mac Leod - 2015-10-22 12:38:52
My deepest sympathy on your loss. He will be missed. Thinking of the Gilchrist family at this sad time.

Rick and Marty Rideout - 2015-10-22 11:53:49
To the whole Gilchrist Family, We offer our sincere sympathy to the family, we met Grant a few times and have the deepest respect for him and his family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Words cannot express how you feel, but please know we are thinking of the whole family in this time of need and support. Love Rick and Marty Rideout God Bless!

Helen MacIntyre - 2015-10-22 10:47:42
To the Gilchrist family, please accept my deepest sympathy over the loss of Grant. Wishing you comfort and peace as you mourn his passing and celebrate his life.

Bill and Charlene Tolton - 2015-10-22 10:25:56
Denise, Brad, Jess and all of the Gilchrist family. We wish to express our deepest sympathy in the passing of Grant. Grant was truly a stand up community person who will be missed deary by all.

Judy and John Hickey - 2015-10-22 09:45:13
Dear Denise and family, So sorry for your loss of a wonderful husband,father and son.May the cherished memories get you through the tough days ahead.

Steve and Chris Freeman - 2015-10-22 07:30:09
So very sorry for your loss. Grant was one of the nicest; a true Gentleman in the every sense of the word.

Susan & Harvey Handsor - 2015-10-21 21:39:23
Dear Denise & family; Bob & June; We are so sorry to hear of Grant's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Glenn & Sandra Sawyer - 2015-10-21 21:12:17
Bob & June ,our thoughts & prayers are with you & Grants family thru this difficult time .

Ruth Gordon - 2015-10-21 20:35:40
Denise -My deepest sympathy to you and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Margaret Thompson - 2015-10-21 19:11:35
So very sorry to hear about your great loss. My sympathy to all of your family at this very difficult time. Sincerely, Marg.

Bob & Yvonne Moffat - 2015-10-21 18:56:40
Dear Denise & family, please accept our deepest sympathy for your loss. May the love and support of friends and family help you through this difficult time. Thinking of you.

Ken, Linda and Paul Herron - 2015-10-21 18:12:37
To the Gilchrist Family, Our hearts are heavy with sadness to hear the news of Grant's passing. Truly there are no words because he was such a wonderful person. So full of life and busy all the time. Such a joy when we were there visiting. We send our thoughts and prayers for comfort and strength for all of you. Love, Linda, Ken and Paul

Steve and Joan Chamney - 2015-10-21 18:01:41
No words can express our feelings of loss to our community. Grant's smile spread far and wide . Denise, Brad, Jess .please know we are thinking of you. To all of the family and very large group of close friends.. Look after each other and embrace the memories you were given. Steve & Joan

Heather & Brian Bartlett - 2015-10-21 17:43:38
Dear Denise, Brad and Jessica, we were so saddened to hear of Grant's passing. Grant's legacy and his love for his family will continue to grow as the years go on and his memories will provide comfort in the times ahead. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, sincerely Heather and Brian.

Pete and Joan McCannel - 2015-10-21 17:09:34
Dear Kristy and Brad So very sorry and saddened to hear of your recent loss. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Deepest sympathy and kindest regards Pete and Joan McCannel

Brian and Wendy Pollock - 2015-10-21 16:22:06
Our hearts and thoughts are with you at this very sad time. May your many wonderful memories help to ease your sorrow.

Sarah Palubeski  - 2015-10-21 16:19:19
So sorry to hear of the loss of your husband/dad/son. It sounds like he was a wonderful man who people could depend on and brought smiles to their faces. Beautiful obituary. Sending you my sincere sympathy during this very difficult time.

Rosemary. Ralph - 2015-10-21 15:45:45
So very sorry to hear about Grant. He sounded like he was a wonderful man. Treasure your memories forever, keep them close to your heart forever. My deepest sympathy to you and your family.

Todd Thompson - 2015-10-21 15:28:32
I have never met one person that has ever had a bad thing to say about Grant, this is so sad, my sympathies to Denise, Brad and Jess. There are no words to make the pain and loss go away, but know that your dad was a good man that touched a lot of lives. The world was, and is, a better place because he was here.

Noinin Conlin  - 2015-10-21 14:57:44
Hi Denise, We are very sorry to hear about Grants passing from this life . Our sincere condolences to you and your family. Our thoughts are with you.

Frankie Renwick - 2015-10-21 14:12:57
My prayers are with you, Denise.

Cheryl and Ken Corriveau - 2015-10-21 13:07:22
Denise Although we are not able to make it to the services please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Robert Joanne Burt - 2015-10-21 11:48:12
To all of the Gilchrist family, we are sincerely sorry for the great loss you are dealing with.I will always cherish times of playing and working together. Grant was a great man in his field Grant maybe gone but he will never be forgot

Steve, Chris, Chad and Jackie Freeman - 2015-10-21 11:26:01
We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts are with the whole Gilchrist family.

Bertha Moore - 2015-10-21 10:54:40
Denise, my deepest sympathy to you and your family.

Tyler & Melanie Bourne - 2015-10-21 10:22:36
Denise, Brad, Jess, and family. We're so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your whole family at this difficult time.

Delores vanosch - 2015-10-21 09:51:19
Bob , June, Denise and the family: I wish to extend my deepest sympathy to you on the passing of your beloved son. husband and father, Grant. May he rest in peace, Sincerely, Delores vanOsch .

Mary Passmore - 2015-10-21 09:25:59
Denise and Family,Bob and June Gilchrist,I am so sorry for the loss of your Husband a Father and a Son,My heart goes out to all of you at this time of sorrow,Grant is at piece and will be greatly missed,

Michael and Allyson Cowan - 2015-10-21 08:55:43
We are sending our thoughts and condolences on the passing of a good man, if there is anything your neighbour can do to comfort or help in anyway, we are here for you, and your family. Michael and Allyson Cowan

Lisa Jurkovic - 2015-10-21 08:53:56
My deepest sympathies to the entire Gilchrist family for the loss of dear Grant. I am so lucky to have met and spent time with him...he had such a warmth of character that I will never forget!!! Please know that I am thinking of all of you with a very heavy/sad heart.

Gail and Brian Johnson - 2015-10-21 08:41:46
Please accept our deepest condolences in the loss of your wonderful son, husband, father, and brother. May your precious memories of Grant from happier, healthier times bring you comfort and strength in the days ahead. Sincerely, Gail and Brian Johnson

William Dickie&Irene Parker - 2015-10-21 07:36:07
Our family to the Gilchrist family, wishes to convey our heartfelt sympathy at the loss of a fine man, husband, father, neighbour and friend. He was taken far too soon. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you as you try to heal from this devastating loss. Irene and William

Dale and Terry Taylor - 2015-10-21 00:33:51
To all of the Gilchrist family, we are sincerely sorry for the great loss you are dealing with. May you find consolation in knowing Grant will always be remembered with the highest of respect. You were all blessed to have him in your lives.

Kyle & Lisa Gallant and Family  - 2015-10-20 22:59:41
We were so sorry to hear of Grant's passing. He was such a great man always full of smiles, big waves and chats whenever we were out for walks or the kids were playing on the big hills at the Ripley shed! He was so proud of brad and Jess. You are all in our thoughts & prayers at this difficult time.

Steve and Sonja Alton - 2015-10-20 22:53:11
Grant, the namesake of our youngest son. We told Grant we named our son after him. He just smiled. Classy, Athletic, Good looking, Clever, and such a nice person. Warm and fuzzy all the time. Steve played hockey with him, I spent time with Denise. Since those days we have never missed a moment when out to move into their circle, and just stay. Grant was a person everyone wanted to be like, and made us all better for knowing him. Our family is sad for yours, but glad you had this really great man in your life, to love and to live with. Steve,Sonja,Cam Brent and Grant Alton

Claire Dahms - 2015-10-20 22:45:33
Denise & Family, My thoughts & Prayers are with you all.

Murray&Sarah Lotton - 2015-10-20 21:44:04
Grant will be greatly missed as a Co worker &the go to man for advice !

Ben and Linda Beishuizen - 2015-10-20 20:49:37
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this most difficult time. God bless you all.

Bertha Moore - 2015-10-20 20:00:28
Denise, my deepest sympathy to you and your family.

Roger & Vicky Morrison - 2015-10-20 18:59:27
Denise,Brad & Jessica and family, Please know at this very sad time that you are all being held in our hearts and prayers. Let all those beautiful memories of a life that was lived with Grant be what holds you in the healing days ahead. He will certainly be missed in our community.

Ron and Mary Jane Rock - 2015-10-20 18:38:44
We was deeply saddened by the news of Grant's passing. Our heart felt condolences to you and your family. May you all sense God's presence during this difficult time.

Rob & Donna Middelkamp ( Johnston) - 2015-10-20 17:08:49
Our Deepest Sympathy to Grant's Family on his passing he was a very kind manand will be missed by you all . Sending hugs to you all . RIP GRANT !!!

Frank and Elaine Argue - 2015-10-20 16:42:39
Thinking of the entire family at this most difficult time. although your void will never be filled, trust in time you will be able to recall and share your many happy memories. Remember our conversations when Brad and Kristie were married. frank and Elaine Argue, Stittsville

Joanne Findlay and Family - 2015-10-20 16:04:29
Dear Denise, Brad, Jess & family We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Remember all the fun times you had and the love you shared, because nobody is ever really gone.

Marlene murray - 2015-10-20 15:42:41
I am truly sorry to hear of Grant's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with the entire family at this time of loss.

Joan and John pollard - 2015-10-20 14:02:56
Denise, June and Bob , and all the family, we just arrived in Florida and were so very sad to hear of grants passing. He has put up such a courageous battle with this horrible disease. You were all there for him through this journey and if he could take one thing with him it would be your love .So blessed to have had this great man in your lives as a husband, son, brother and dad. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers

Candice Hamilton - 2015-10-20 13:48:23
My thoughts are with you Denise, Brad, Jess and Family at this most difficult time. A great man taken far too soon!

Brenda Kemp - 2015-10-20 13:38:11
My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this most difficult time. Cherish and hold on to your memories. God bless you all.

Al and Fran Edwards - 2015-10-20 12:49:57
Denise and family, We are so sorry for your loss. Al and Grant had some good chats at the township shed next door to us. He will be missed. Our thoughts are with you all. Al and Fran

Betty Stanly - 2015-10-20 12:31:39
With a heavy heart I would like to extend my deepest sympathies to Denise, Brad, Jess, Bob & June, Dale, Dan and their families. The dreaded "C" word has taken your love one from you but one thing it can not take away is that contagious smile Grant always had on his face which will be remembered by everyone of his friends. May he RIP now and may you cherish and hold on to every one of the memories you have with him. God Bless you all.

Carol & Bruce MacIntyre - 2015-10-20 11:08:03
Grant will always be remembered by his kind and generous heart and that handsome smile! So very sorry for your loss and pain, sending hugs and our deepest sympathy. God Bless

Roy,& Judy Spear - 2015-10-20 10:40:16
We are very sorry to hear of your lose. Are hearts and prayers are with you at this time. Take time and focus on the good times.

Patricia - 2015-10-20 10:23:51
Please receive my most sincere condolence for your lost. My prayers and thoughts are with your family.

Dr. Brad Murray, Kaylan Hicks RMT - 2015-10-20 10:15:19
Brad Murray, Kaylan Hicks, and staff at the Lucknow Chiropractic & Wellness Centre would like to extend our sincere condolences to the Gilchrist family on the passing of Grant. He will be missed.

Gary Rutledge - 2015-10-20 08:51:00
I am so sorry for your loss. Grant was a wonderful person. As adversaries in hockey, Grant always displayed great sportsmanship. As town foreman in Ripley, his response was always, "sure" with any request I made. Grant will be greatly missed by all.

Dave and Cathy MacKinnon - 2015-10-20 08:11:55
Denise and family We are so very sorry for your loss. Grant was a wonderful kind friend. He will be missed by an entire community who loved him. Our sympathy to you and your families.

Barb and Todd Struthers - 2015-10-20 07:56:57
Our thoughts are with you, Denise. Grant will truly be missed by many! Todd, Barb and Landon

Stephen and Carol MacPherson - 2015-10-20 07:53:46
Denise, Brad and Jessica please accept our deepest sympathies Grant will be greatly missed in the community and the cattle industry. He was a great man that always had a warm smile for you wherever you seen him. Stephen, Carol, Travis Tyler and Cole MacPherson

Bob and Shirley Gunter - 2015-10-20 06:52:44
Our deepest condolences Denise to you and your whole family. Our thoughts are with you at this time.

Liz and David Dadson - 2015-10-20 01:04:19
To Bob and June, Denise, Dale and Dan and all your families, Our heartfelt condolences in the loss of Grant. Gone way too soon. God bless you all. Liz and David Dadson

Ted and Mickey Froats - 2015-10-19 23:30:14
Jess We were saddened to hear about your dad's passing. We didn't know him but he certainty left both Ted and I with a great impression after meeting him at your's and Neil's wedding. It was evidenced that he was a loving husband and father. He will always be in your thoughts.

Steve and Kim Eadie - 2015-10-19 22:50:03
Denise, Brad, Christie, Jess and Neil and all of Grant's family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this most difficult time. Grant was a great man...he and his beautiful demeanor will be remembered , and missed by so many.

Steve and Janet Wright - 2015-10-19 20:49:47
Dale and Marilynne, We are saddened to hear of your brother's passing. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Janet and Steve

Marilyn and Gerry Casaubon  - 2015-10-19 20:10:52
Jess Neil and the Gilchrist Family Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time Sincere Condolences Marilyn and Gerry Casaubon and Family

Don & Lynn Brooks - 2015-10-19 18:47:02
So very sorry to hear about Grant.He was one in a million I never heard a bad word about him & I know he always tried to find the best in other people.We will really miss Gilly &our thoughts & prayers are with you Denise,Brad, Jess, Bob, June& family

Tracey Howe - 2015-10-19 16:30:22
I am so sorry for your family's loss. Grant was wonderful to work with and is missed. Take comfort in knowing he is at peace.

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