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Reginald Scharfe

August 25, 1920 - April 20, 2012

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Born September 26, 1930, in Ottawa, Ontario, and passed away on April 20, 2012, at Abbotsford Regional Hospital.
Predeceased by his parents and seven siblings. Survived by one sister, Vivian; three children: Clifford and Debra
(Robert) of North Bay, Ontario, and Kathy (Marcus) of London, Ontario; and four granddaughters and two great granddaughters.

Reg grew up on a family farm in the Ottawa area and went on to a career in the Royal Canadian Airforce and later Transport Canada as a radar and aviation control systems technologist. His career and an interest in travel took him to locations throughout North America including the DEW Line as well as postings to RCAF bases in Germany and France. Reg enjoyed sports and the great outdoors, in particular fishing and canoeing, and he remained active to the end of his life. Reg will be remembered by friends and neighbours as an avid gardener. He loved the many varieties of plants and flowers supported by the temperate climate of the B.C. Lower Mainland.

Cremation will be followed by a private ceremony and gathering of family in North Bay. The family would like to express sincere thanks to the staff and physicians of the Emergency Department of Abbotsford Regionl Hospital.

“May you always walk in sunshine. May you never want for more. May Irish angels rest their wings right beside your door.”

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From: Wiebe and Jeske Funeral Home Staff

Wiebe and Jeske Funeral Home Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Paul Sache
Relation: co-worker

Dear Scharfe Family.I worked with Reg from 1982 to his retirement.I found him to be a huge influence in my life. He was one of the kindness people I have ever met and his sense of humour was great.we kept in touch over the years and I will sadly miss him.My Condolences

From: Jacquie Dixon
Relation: Friend of the family

Dear Cliff. I am so sorry to hear about your father passing. May happy memories help you and your sisters through this sad time. Sincerely…Jacquie (Quéry) Dixon.

From: Heather Prescott
Relation: Reg was a co-worker of my Father

My sincerest condolensces to Reg’s family and friends. Reg used to work with my Dad (Russell Wheildon) and I would often times spend time with Reg at the arena at the Trappers and Centennials hockey games. He was a lovely and very funny man and will be missed by many.

So sorry for your loss.

Heather

From: Robert Cutts
Relation: Nephew

I will miss our e-mails and Reggie’s wit. Happy fishing Reg.

Bob

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