KIRLEY, Kevin - After a brief illness, Kevin Kirley, age 63, passed away at University Hospital, London with family by his side on Saturday, July 9, 2016. Beloved husband for 39 years of Sue. Loving father and best friend of Warren (Leslie) and Ashley (Mike Smith). Dear brother of Jim Kirley (Sandy) of Boston, Stan Kirley (Mona) of Timmins, Susan Taylor (Brian) of Washago, and the late Dennis Kirley, Gary Kirley and Kelly Ann Bye. Kevin coached hockey for over 30 years with the Schumacher Day Minor Hockey Association. He loved to travel. He will also be sadly missed by all his ‘grand-pets’ Tasha, Dublin, Keeley, Guinness, Caffrey, Stella, Stout and Lily. The funeral service will be conducted at Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James St. at Richmond, London, Ontario on Friday, July 15 at 7 pm, with visitation preceding from 5-7 pm. Irish Wake to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Cancer Centre at the Ontario Veterinary College would be appreciated. Remembrances may be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
July 11, 2016, 3:34 am
We have just heard the news here in Dublin, Ireland and are totally shocked at the news. Kevin was a dear friend-cousin to us here in Ireland and we loved his most recent visit to us. We send our condolences to his family who he was so proud of, to our other cousins in Canada and their families and also to his friends who are feeling very hurt at this time. Ar dheis De go raibh a anam
(May his soul rest on the right hand of God)
July 11, 2016, 8:25 am
Our deepest and heartfelt sympathy to all Kevin’s family at this sad time. Kevin’s death has come as such a shock to us in Ireland, especially in view of his recent visit with his Irish cousins and the renewal of his family links with Co. Monaghan. Kevin was a true gentleman and genuine family man in every sense of the word. Our thoughts and prayers are with Kevin’s family and friends during these difficult times.
July 11, 2016, 10:31 am
Very sadden by this news. Kevin will truly be missed. His smile and kindness to all and the special bond with the children he coached will truly not be forgotten.Sue and the Kirley family our in our thoughts and prayers.
July 11, 2016, 2:42 pm
Everyone has "a friend" during each stage of life. But, only lucky ones have the "same friend" in all stages of life. I have been very lucky.
July 11, 2016, 2:59 pm
Susan, Warren and Ashley
I am thinking of you and hope, that , in all of the sadness you can take comfort in all the memories made and that they carry you through this difficult time.
July 12, 2016, 9:10 am
I was saddened to hear from Mitch the news of Kevin's passing...I have many fond memories of knowing Kevin from high school through talks about raising our sons...we did a good job Kevin and your legacy will go on! Sue, Warren, Ashley and the entire family, you are in my thoughts
July 12, 2016, 11:11 am
Enjoyed those times when we worked together, played old timers hockey together and coached opposing children's hockey clubs. You will sorely be missed and have left us way too soon.
Elizabeth & Irvin Graham (Giannunzio )
July 13, 2016, 3:01 pm
Dear Sue, our sincere condolences on the loss of your dearly, beloved husband Kevin. The last time we saw Kevin, he spoke of enjoying his travels. You grew up on Kimberley Ave. & my family lived on Balsam street across from Flora MacDonald school. Our thoughts & prayers are with you & your family.
July 14, 2016, 12:17 am
My condolences to Susan and her family! My thoughts have been with you all!
July 15, 2016, 8:14 am
Sue and family
Our condolences on the passing of Kevin. There will be a huge hole around the campfire on the Bob trips in the future. He was a man of many talents and was very generous with those talents and time.
We will remember him always.
Heather and Martin Rody
July 15, 2016, 4:35 pm
We are thinking of you at this particularly difficult time.
OUr deepest condolences to the family.
Heather and Martin
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