Spr William J. "Bill" O'Hara (Ret'd)

    • RCE Badge circa 1937 - 1952

    We regret to advise that Sapper William J. "Bill" O'Hara (Ret'd) passed away suddenly on 21 May 2006 in his 91st year after a brief illness.

    Bill had served overseas as a Sapper with the Royal Canadian Engineers during the Second World War. After the war, he owned and operated O'Hara Machine and Tool in Stratford for many years.

    The Royal Canadian Legion Branch #8 held a memorial service at the Heinbuck Funeral Home, Stratford on 25 May. A memorial service was held at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church on 26 May 2006 with interment following in Avondale Cemetery, Stratford. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Parkinson Foundation or charity of one's choice through the funeral home.