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Hugh Ralph Chornaby


Able Seaman, Quartermaster, RCN


Died: 02 Dec 2021, Chesley, Ontario


CHORNABY, Hugh Ralph - of RR#4 Chesley, passed away at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Chesley on Thursday, December 2, 2021, in his 93rd year. Beloved husband of Irene (nee Weber). Loving father of Dave Chornaby and his wife Patricia, Cheryl Chornaby, Tony Chornaby, and Chris Chornaby and his wife Kim. Cherished grandfather of Matthew and his wife Victoria, Alyssa and her partner Isaiah, Brandon and his partner Marcy, Kayla and her partner Alex, and Ashley. Proud great-grandfather of Sienna. Dear brother of Ralph Chornaby, and Victor Chornaby and his wife Shirley. Predeceased by his siblings Margaret Chornaby, Ronald Chornaby, Douglas Chornaby, Robert Chornaby, and Joyce Chowela. Hugh was a veteran of the Korean War and served in the Royal Canadian Navy on HMCS HURON. He had a long career working for Canada Post in Cambridge, Walkerton and he finished his career in Hanover. Hugh was an active member and lector at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Chesley and Holy Family Catholic Church in Hanover. Visitation will be held at Holy Family Catholic Church, 352 10th Avenue, Hanover on Wednesday, December 8th from 10:30 - 11:45 a.m. A mass of Christian burial will follow at 12 p.m. Due to Covid-19 protocols masks are required and social distancing must be respected on church property. Interment at Chesley Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to St. Anne's Catholic Church or Holy Family Catholic Church would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham. (The Waterloo Region Record 06 Dec 2021)


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