Sept. 11, 2012, Harry Coles passed away peacefully at the Golden Manor at
the age of 93. Harry was predeceased by his beloved wife, Helen (2004),
and daughter Cheryl (Walter predeceased) Skilton (1999). He is survived by
his son, Doug (Gisele), grandchildren: Darrell, Glenn, & Todd Skilton, &
David and Jennifer Coles.
Harry was a radio operator in the
merchant marine during the 2nd World war and retired from the Ministry of
Transport (Timmins Airport) after 35 years of service.
He enjoyed golf in the summers and curling in the
winters and was a lifetime member of the Royal Canadian Legion. During the
last 8 years, Harry’s blindness and memory loss greatly curtailed his
A special thank you goes to the staff at East 2 Golden
Manor for their dedicated care. A private funeral service was held on
Friday Sept 14. Interment took place at the Timmins Cemetery. Donations to
the Golden Manor would be appreciated.