Reginald Grant Finlayson
Reginald Grant Finlayson of Seaforth passed away suddenly and peacefully at the Seaforth Manor Retirement Residence on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. Born on September 22, 1930, he was in his 87th year.
Beloved husband of the late Ina (nee Scott) Finlayson (Dec. 2008), Reginald was the loving father of Mike and Joy Finlayson of Blyth. He was the cherished grandpa of Tanya and Kenny McNicol, Sarah and Ryan Keys, Robin and Matt Campbell, Cody Roetcisoender (Emily-Ann Baker), Jesse Roetcisoender (Bekki Decevito), and great-grandpa of Hailey Pricilla McNicol and Sloan Ina Campbell. He was the dear brother of Laird and Ruby Finlayson of Seaforth, Garry and Irene Finlayson of Egmondville, Murray and Carol Finlayson of Exeter, Bryan and Brenda Finlayson of RR 1, Walton, and brother-in-law of Dorothy and Doug Eyre of St. Thomas, Anna Scott (Frank De May) of London and Agnes and Wayne Akins of St. Thomas.
Reginald was predeceased by his parents Lorne and Irene (nee Volland) Finlayson, parents-in-law Gordon and Hazel Scott, and sister-in-law Frances Melville (Jim).
Visitation was held at McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth, on Wednesday, Feb. 22 from 6-9 p.m. A funeral to celebrate Reg’s life will be held in the funeral home on Thursday, Feb. 23, at 11 a.m., and a reception will follow at the Seaforth Legion, Branch 156. Spring interment will take place in the Staffa Cemetery.
Memorial donations to the Seaforth Community Hospital Foundation are appreciated and can be made through the funeral home. Online condolences can be made by visiting Reg’s memorial at www.mcglynnfamilyfuneralhome.com