Gulliford John Hynd death – obituary, cause of death : Gulliford John Hynd 80, has died, he passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Sarnia, on January 11, 1999.
Gulliford was a perfect example of what it means to be a wonderful person. He had a calming presence and was extremely kind, he touched the hearts of so many, and was an inspiration to everyone who knew him.
He attended and graduated from the University of Toronto where he studied chemical engineering in 1942 and he then started working at Sarnia as the second employee of Polymer Ltd, he worked there for 42 years before he retired.
A longtime member of the Sarnia Golf and Curling Club, Association of Professional Engineers of Canada and an active member of Central United Church.
John was a much-loved character who touched the lives of so many with his big heart, wisdom and greatness, His pleasures were simple, His needs were few. If his family was happy, He was too. He gave us love in the fullest measure, Care, devotion and memories to treasure. He shared our dreams, hopes and tears.
He was a dedicated and loving husband, a father that demonstrated that greatness could be achieved through hard work and passion and a man that exemplified that a humble spirit and joyous heart could improve the lives of all around him.
He is survived by wife Nora and their children Margot, Sarnia and Ian, Frankfurt, Germany.
Cause of death:
The circumstances surrounding the actual cause of death had not been made public as at the time of writing this report.
The funeral service will be held at Central United Church on Thursday at 11 a.m. The family will receive friends at the church at a reception following the service. As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may send memorial donations to the Organ Fund, Central United Church, 220 George St., Sarnia, N7T 4N9 or the Sarnia Humane Society, 131 Exmouth St., Sarnia, N7T 7W8. Arrangements by the McKenzie & Blundy Funeral Directors (519-344-3131).