Capt David Morton Lohnes (Ret’d)

    • Capt David Morton Lohnes (Ret’d)
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    We regret to advise of the death of Captain David Morton Lohnes (Ret’d), peacefully, on 20 November 2017  at the age of 83 years.

    Born in Lunenburg NS, David was a 1957 Forestry Engineer graduate of the University of New Brunswick and served with the Royal Canadian Engineers. After receiving his commission he was posted to Camp Chilliwack BC as Assistant Adjutant followed by a posting to the Works Company at the Ordnance Depot in Longue Pointe (Montreal QC) and then with the Works Company in Germany.

    Returning to Canada, David retired from the Army with the rank of Captain. By the mid-60s he had embarked on a second career with Parks Canada where he embraced the mission of preserving our natural and cultural heritage for future generations. With a love of nature and an insatiable curiosity, David spent much of his time in retirement reading and learning and enjoyed sailing, fishing, computers, tending to his garden, and family gatherings.  

    Visitation will be held at Kelly's Funeral home, 1255 Walkley Road, Saturday, 25 November 2017 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., where memories can be shared, followed by a ceremony in the Chapel at 1 p.m. David will be laid to rest at the Capital Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Ontario Lung Association would be most appreciated. On-line Condolences can be sent.