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Welcome to the memorial page for

Ernest Herve Perras Edward

February 17, 1933 ~ July 7, 2017 (age 84)

At the age of 84, Ernie Edward passed away peacefully.  Loved father of Norma of Erin, Mark of Calgary and Ross of Burlington.  Predeceased in 2003 by his wife of 45 years, Irene (nee Sullivan).  Ernie also leaves behind 12 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.  One grandchild lost his life in a serious car accident.

For 36 years, Ernie was employed by Royal Insurance.  He began his career in Montreal as an Insurance Adjuster.  He then held several positions in Calgary, Toronto and eventually retired as the Regional Claims Manager in Hamilton.

Friends are invited to Butcher Family Funeral Home, 5399 Main Street, South, Erin on Wednesday July 12, 2017 from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.  A Funeral Mass will be held for Ernie Thursday July 13, 2017 at St. John Brebeuf Roman Catholic Church, 26 Millwood Road, Erin at 1 p.m.  Donations in Ernie’s memory can be made to a charity of one’s choice.  Cards available at the funeral home or you may send a condolence at

Butcher Family Funeral Home

519 833 2231

 Service Information

July 12, 2017

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Butcher Family Funeral Home Ltd.
5399 Main Street South
Erin, ON N0B 1T0

Funeral Mass
July 13, 2017

1:00 PM
St John Brebeuf Roman Catholic Church
26 Millwood Rd
Erin, ON N0B 1T0

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