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Colin Essex

July 9, 1990 ~ July 17, 2019 (age 29)

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Of Kearney

Suddenly on Wednesday July 17, 2019 at the age of 29.  Colin Essex, beloved son of Wanda and Terry Ferrante and the late Calvin Essex.
Dear brother of Brandy (nee Huff) and Tom Fronimadis, late Douglas Huff and special cousin of Brandon Haggart.
Proud uncle of Ava.
Forever loved by his partner, hunting and fishing buddy and best friend Sarina McKey.
Missed and remembered by his grandparents, aunts, uncles, the McKey family, cousins, other relatives and many many friends.
The family will receive visitors at the Opatovsky Funeral Home – Dempster Chapel, 210 Ontario Street in Burk’s Falls on Friday July 26, 2019 from 6-8 P.M.
A service to celebrate the life of the late Colin Essex will be conducted in the chapel on Saturday July 27, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. with David Woodall officiating.
Interment at Knox United Cemetery in Kearney.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be sincerely appreciated by the family.
 Following the graveside service you are invited to join the family from 2-4 P.M. at the Kearney Community Centre for a time of fellowship and continued sharing of memories.  Live music by James Gray.  Light snacks and refreshments will be served.  

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July 26, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Opatovsky Funeral Home - Dempster Chapel
210 Ontario Street
Burk's Falls, ON P0A1C0

Funeral Service
July 27, 2019

11:00 AM
Opatovsky Funeral Home - Dempster Chapel
210 Ontario Street
Burk's Falls, ON P0A1C0


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