Spr Richard Libby (Ret’d)

    • Spr Richard Libby (Ret’d)
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    • Spr Richard Libby

    We regret to advise of the death of Sapper Richard Libby (Ret’d) on 20 November 2000 in Port Perry, ON at the age of 83 years.

    Richard was a veteran of the Second World War with the Royal Canadian Engineers.  He was wounded twice, once in Sicily and again in Italy.  After convalescing in North Africa he was sent back to a hospital in England where he helped maintain boiler equipment.  Richard was discharged in 1945 and returned to Canada. Qualifying as a Stationary Engineer, he worked for Durham Board of Education for 20 years until his retirement.  Richard was a Member of Parkwood Masonic Lodge, Past District Deputy Grand Master and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #419 in Port Perry.

    Visitation will take place at the Wagg Funeral Home in Port Perry on 19 November from 2:00 until 4:00 PM and again from 7:00 until 9:00 PM.  A Service will be held in the Chapel on 20 November at 2:00 PM.  Interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Prince Albert.  Donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Durham Region.  A Masonic Service will be held in the funeral home on 19 November at 7:00 PM.  {dcnov2017gd}