Death Notice

Alexander 'Al' De Grave

(Resident of Haliburton, Ontario)


Peacefully at Haliburton Hospital on Friday morning, January 26, 2018 in his 84th year. Beloved husband and best friend of Doreen De Grave (nee Hopper) for over 56 years. Loving father of David, Leigh (Rick) and Brian (Louise). Fondly remembered by his grandchildren Alex, Andrew, Brad, Nick, Travis, Tyler and Julie. Al served in the Royal Canadian Navy from 1956 - 1966. He worked at Dana Canada Corporation for 25 years. He retired to Gooderham, Ontario in 1994. He was a Starter for Pinestone Golf Course for over twenty three years. He was a member of the Haliburton Curling Club and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #129 Haliburton.

Celebration of Life & Reception

A Celebration of Life will take place at the ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BRANCH #129 Haliburton, Ontario on Saturday afternoon, February 17, 2018 at 1 o'clock. Reception to follow. Interment to take place at Lakeview Cemetery, Thorold. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Fund would be appreciated by the family. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the HALIBURTON COMMUNITY FUNERAL HOME 13523 Hwy. #118 Haliburton, Ontario (705) 457-9209.