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Welcome to the memorial page for

Ernie Eckerman

December 3, 1944 ~ September 24, 2017 (age 72)

On Sunday September 24, 2017 at the Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, with his daughters at his side, after a short battle with cancer at the age of 72.  Ernie was the loving father of Tracy Eckerman, Tara Melville (Brad) and Tammy Eckerman-Bradley (Brett). Adoring Bada of Jacob, Tyler, Lucas, Jenna, Paulina, Beckham and Bowie and loved by Vivian Eckerman.  Ernie will be remembered by his sisters, brothers, nieces, nephews and dear friends.  Ernie loved delivering for Venice Pizza but his greatest joy was spending time with his grandchildren


Ernie's daughters would like to thank Dr. Graczyk, Dr. Leonard, Dr. Needham-Nethercott and the ICU nurses at the Grand River Hospital for their compassionate care and support. 

Friends are invited to visitation at Butcher Family Funeral Home, 5399 Main Street, South, Erin on Friday September 29, 2017 from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.  Prayer and Eulogies will take place at the funeral home at 7 p.m.  Donations in Ernie’s memory can be made to the Grand River Hospital Foundation.  Cards available at the funeral home or you may send a condolence at

Butcher Family Funeral Home
519 833 2231


Charitable donations may be made to:

Grand River Hospital Foundation
835 King St West, Kitchener ON N2G 1G3

 Service Information

September 29, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Butcher Family Funeral Home Ltd.
5399 Main Street South
Erin, ON N0B 1T0

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