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Kenneth Leo (Ken) McNorgan




Born: 14 Aug 1934


Died: 23 Nov 2005, London, Ontario


McNORGAN, Kenneth Leo (Ken) - At University Hospital on Wednesday , November 23, 2005, Kenneth Leo (Ken) McNorgan, age 71, died peacefully with his family beside him.


Dear husband of Cynthia for 49 years. Loving father of Karen (Steve) Toye, Jane McNorgan (Kevin Clark), Barbara ( Dave) Pellanda, Paul (Caroline) McNorgan and John (Kim) McNorgan. Dear grandfather of Ryan, Alysen and Trevor Clark, Jon, Jeff and James Toye, Sara and Nicholas Pellanda and Emma and Keegan McNorgan. Dear brother of Gerald (Ronny) McNorgan. Predeceased by his parents Paul McNorgan (1980) and Helen McNorgan (2002), brothers Clare (1990), Carl (1993), Keith (1998), Gilbert (2004) and infant grandson Jacob Toye (2003).


A life long resident of London, Ken served in the Royal Canadian Navy as one of Canada's first submariners on the HMS AMPHION.


Ken retired form Labatt Breweries after 30 years of service. He was an Amateur Boxing Coach at the Memorial Boys and Girls Club and at East London Boxing Club for more than 25 years. He reached National Coach status, representing Canada at numerous international events. In his retirement, Ken enjoyed traveling, camping, "puttering around", and his friendship with Bill W. Visitors will be recieved at John T. Donohue Funeral Home, 362 Waterloo Street at King Street, London on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 o'clock. Furneral Mass at St. Andrew the Apostle Church, 1 Fallons Lane, London on Saturday morning at 10 o'clock. Cremation with inurnment in St. Peter's Cemetery, London at a later date. If you wish to make a donation, please consider the London Regional Cancer Centre Program.


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