Obituary for Donald Boone

Our beloved, Donald Edward Boone of Kingston, ON, passed away on October 18, 2023.

Born in Queenstown, NB on February 2, 1936, to Weyman and Muriel Boone, Don is survived by his loving wife, Betty, married 66 years; children, Don (Jane), Brenda, Mark (Pam); cherished grandchildren, Melissa, Kyle, Emily and Jake; brothers Douglas (Ruth), Laurence (Beth) and sister, Bette Anne (Charles) Weaver. He was pre-deceased by sister Helen and brother-in-law Lawson Stockford. He will be missed by nieces and nephews.

Don worked with Correctional Service Canada for 30 years. Retiring in 1991, he started his own business of property care. He loved to work and was at his happiest when he could help other people. He was a passionate and caring Grampa and a committed member of his church who served on many committees.

Family will receive friends at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, November 2, 2023 at St. Thomas Anglican Church, 130 Lakeview Ave., followed by a Celebration of Life service at 11:00 a.m. officiated by Ven. Reverend Bill Clarke.

As expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to St. Thomas Anglican Church or Primates World Relief or a charity of your choice.

The family wishes to thank Rev. Bill and friends for their prayers and support. Online condolences at www.jamesreidfuneralhome.com

One thought on “Obituary for Donald Boone

  • Don had a smile for everyone and was a caring, generous neighbour to so many. He was a neighbourhood ‘Garden Angel’ and ‘Snow Angel’. One blustery Boxing Day, he began clearing driveways on the street and just kept at it until the gas in his snow blower ran out. No doubt he cleared the properties of several people he didn’t even know.

    Don will be remembered with great respect and appreciation. Our sincere condolences to you, Betty, and to all your family.

    Lesley Donald and family

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