MILES With great sadness, the family of Donald Roy Mark Miles, age 72, announce his passing, on Thursday, November 15, surrounded by those who love him at Mount Hope Centre for Long Term Care. Son of Frieda Miles of New Hamburg and the late Mark Miles (d. 2006 - age 100). Beloved father of Vicki Miles, Heather and Tim Orr, Phil and Kelly Miles, and Paul (deceased in infancy). Cherished Papa of Dan Jarrell; Katie, Eryn and Hayley Orr; Riley and Noah Miles. Treasured and dearly loved by his best friend and companion Marg Grierson, and by Tanya and Todd Grierson-Weiler. Looked up to in life and missed in death by sisters and brothers Joan (Bob) Bartlett, Marion (Alvin) Boyd, Bob Miles (Darlene,) Loreen (Ivan) Becker, Barb (Harry) Grieve, Ken (Debbie) Miles, as well as many nieces and nephews. Don worked until the age of 65 at the University of Western Ontario, retiring as Coordinator in Facilities and Planning. He was a good man, a proud and dignified man who would help anyone in any way he could, and loved conversation and time well spent with friends, family, and neighbours. Eternal thanks to all the staff of Mount Hope Centre for Long Term Care, especially 5th floor Marian Villa, for caring for Don and his family so lovingly and compassionately in his last weeks of life. His family is forever grateful for your gentle ways and endless acts of kindness. Friends may call on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the James A. Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James Street at Richmond, where the funeral service will be conducted on Monday, November 19 at 11:00 a.m. Reception to follow. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Liver Foundation, Breast Cancer Foundation or Mount Hope Centre for Long Term Care c/o St. Joseph's Health Care Foundation would be gratefully acknowledged.
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