Kenneth  Hood

Obituary of Kenneth Charles Hood

Kenneth Charles Hood Following a brief illness and a courageous fight, Ken passed away peacefully on Friday, January 17th, 2020 at Trillium Care Centre, at the age of 86. Beloved husband of the late Pat Hood who passed January 18th, 2000. Son of the late Charles and Edna Hood. Loving father of Michael Hood (Wanda), Julie Andrews (Barry) and Linda Mattice (Wayne). Sadly missed by his grandchildren Lisa Hood (Rich), Kelly Hood (Phill), David Hood, Stephen Hood, Emily Andrews (John), Timm Andrews, Amanda Mattice (Paul), and Kaycee Mattice. Ken’s great grandchildren Ian, Ellowyn, Makyla, Kailynn and Theodore will miss their Great Pa dearly. Cherished brother of Sylvia Wright and Judy Greek. Predeceased by his sister Charlotte Godwin and brothers-in-law Robert Wright, Garn Godwin and Wade Greek. Fondly remembered by nieces Sharon Suddergaard (Ivan), Wendy Sheffield (Doug), Dorothy Aart (Rick), Leslie Godwin, and nephews Ken Godwin (Cherlyn) and Bill Godwin (Sharon). Ken enjoyed a long career in the travel business and spent his early years working for Canadian Pacific Railway as a freight clerk, followed by over 30 years as a travel agent in Kingston, and then as a driver for Enterprise for many years. Through the 50’s and 60’s he sang and played guitar in several country bands in the Quinte and Kingston area, including The Brown Brothers. Dad, you took such good care of all of us and it will be difficult to go on without you. We will always remember your kind and generous heart, your sense of humour and flair for storytelling. We will cherish the wonderful memories, and know that your spirit will always be with us to give us strength. In keeping with Ken’s wishes, family and friends are invited to a Celebration of Life on Friday, January 24th, 2020 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm, at the James Reid Celebration Center, 1900 John Counter Blvd. (please enter from the rear parking lot). We look forward to sharing fond memories and favourite stories to celebrate a life well-lived. Cremation has taken place with interment at Mount Evergreen Cemetery, Trenton in the spring. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations the Parkinson’s Foundation or UHKF (KGH) would be appreciated by the family. We extend a heartfelt thank you to the outstanding teams at the Trillium Retirement and Care Community for the wonderful care and support they provided to our Dad and to our family. The years may pass but still you stay... as near and dear as yesterday.

Celebration of Life

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday, January 24, 2020
James Reid Reception and Celebration Centre, please use rear doors
1900 John Counter Boulevard
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
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