(Lifelong Blackburn Hamlet Resident/Farmer)
With heavy hearts the family of Garnet Douglas Munro bid him farewell on Wednesday morning, August 18, 2021. He was 88. He went on to join the love of his life, his devoted wife Mary (nee Edwards) who predeceased him October 2, 2019. Garnet will be dearly missed by his children: Sheila Brown (Arden) of Carlsbad Springs; Gloria Mitzelos (George) of Kemptville; Scott Munro (Heather) of Ottawa and Robert Munro (Allison) of Navan. Cherished and proud grandfather of Kosta, Lindsay, Jevin, Victoria, Morgan and Cole and great-grandfather of Raegan, Violet, Sophia and Garnet. Son of the late Richard and Margaret (nee Dagg) Munro. A proud farmer. A devoted husband. A loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Garnet always took the time to chat with family and friends. He loved to tell stories and he enjoyed being with people. He will be missed. The family wish to extend heartfelt thanks to Garnet’s personal care provider, Natalie Aiken who went above and beyond to make sure that Dad could remain in the comfort of his home as long as possible. Also, special thanks to the kind folks at Bearbrook Retirement Residence for their kindness to Dad these past few weeks as he transitioned from home. Garnet’s final care and arrangements have been entrusted to the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior. Family and friends are invited to a graveside service to be held at St. Mary the Virgin Anglican Cemetery, Blackburn Hamlet on Saturday morning, August 28th at 11 o’clock. In memory of Garnet, please consider a donation to St. Mary the Virgin Cemetery Fund, Blackburn, P.O. Box 71, Navan, Ontario K4B 1J3.