Spr Carman Gainer (Ret'd)

    • RCE Badge circa 1939-45

    We regret to advise of the death of Sapper Carman A. Gainer (Ret'd) at the Milton District Hospital, Milton ON on 5 April 2008 ten days short of his 82nd birthday.

    Carman was a WW II veteran who served with the Royal Canadian Engineers.  Following his demobilisation, in 1946 he joined the Canadian National Railway where he enjoyed a 36-year career as a locomotive engineer.  After leaving the CNR he worked with Standard Bred horses and as a volunteer with the Canadian Red Cross and Canadian Cancer Society.

    Visitation will be at the McKersie-Kocher Funeral Home, 114 Main Street, Milton from 2 - 4 p.m. and 7 - 9 p.m. on 8 April.  A Funeral Mass will take place at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 139 Martin Street, Milton on 9 April at 11:00 a.m.  Donations may be made to the Milton District Hospital Foundation or the Willow Foundation for the enhancement of the quality of life of seniors and disabled adults in the Halton ON Region, (www.willowfoundation.ca). Letters of condolence may be left for the family at www.mckersie-kocher.ca. {gdJul2016kh}