Earl Lavelle

1945 - 2021

Lavelle, Earl Thomas – of Oliphant, and formerly of Streetsville, passed away at home on Tuesday August 17, 2021 at the age of 76. Earl had a long career at Ontario Hydro in Toronto as a Waste Management Officer. He managed a hockey pool for over 50 years and was a dedicated Boston Bruins and Blue Jays fan. The music of Elvis Presley was a source of enjoyment, second only to spending time with friends and family. Devoted husband of 41 years and best friend to the former Frances Mary Wicks. Dear father of Dr. Suzanne Lavelle, and her husband, Dr. Brian Dragstedt, of Lakeland Florida; Sean, and his wife, Caitlyn, of Tara; Steven, of Oliphant; and Scott, of Owen Sound. Cherished grandfather of Hope, J.T., Wesley, Liam, and Emma. Sadly missed by Frances’ siblings, Maggie and Gord May, of Thunder Bay; Derek Wicks, of Orillia; and Laurie Wright, of Brampton. Loved by his nieces and nephews, Clay and Sue Wicks of Moonstone; Laurie, Noel, and Jordy Berlinquette, of Thunder Bay, Jason and family of Oakville, and Dwayne and family of Orillia. Arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, Wiarton 519-534-5341. There will be a virtual memorial service on Tuesday August 24th, 2021, at 2pm. The link for the service and/or condolences can be found at www.whitcroftfuneralhome.com. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Interment in the Streetsville Memorial Cemetery.


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