William Edward Kelso age 103 years, passed away in Hogarth Riverview Manor, on Wednesday, March 8, 2023. A lifelong resident, William was born in Fort William September 4, 1919, and married his wife Daphne in 1943. He was a War Vet, and member of War Amps of Canada.
William is survived by children MaryAnn (Albert) Pomanti, Anthony (Doris) Kelso, Sharon (Peter) Topetto, and Michael; grandchildren Albert Jr (Val) Pomanti, Marina (Chris) Strelioff, Nikki (Jermaine) Williams, James (Sarah) Kelso, Amanda (Chris) Bobinski, and Michelle Topetto; great-grandchildren Julia Strelioff, Quayson, Daniel, and Jahlil Williams, Jaxton, and Keaton Kelso, Emily, and Sebastian Bobinski, and Bohden Topetto; brothers Douglas, Brian, and Morris; sister Brenda Flett, and numerous nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by wife Daphne, brothers Frank, Walter, Laverne, and Jack; sisters Monica and Lorraine; brothers-in-law Merf, Don, and Bruce; sisters-in-law Joan, June, Pat, Peggy, and Lorraine.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 15, 2023, when family and friends will gather for Funeral Mass at 12:10pm, at St. Agnes Church celebrated by Rev. James Panikulam. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Prayers will be held Tuesday, March 14 at 5:30pm in the Blake Funeral Chapel. If friends desire, memorials to the Dew Drop Inn, or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.