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March 28, 2019

Bruce Alexander Macpherson of Tiverton died peacefully, March 28, 2019, at Brucelea Haven, Walkerton, in his 88th year. Sadly missed by his loving wife of 63 years, Grace Hughena (nee Ferris) Macpherson; and his children, Neil (Glenda Webster), Jessie (Paul) Callaghan, Marnie (Allan) Beitz, and Christie (Dwayne) Patterson. Loving grandfather of 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. He will also be sadly missed by sisters-in-law, Grace L. McPherson and Velma Hendry; and brothers-in-law, Harry Ruetz, Norman Campbell, and Mervyn (Jeanette) Catto, as well as many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his son, Alexander (Sandy) Ferris Macpherson; grandson, Wesley Alexander Beitz; parents, Alexander and Pearl (nee Vance) Macpherson; brothers, Stuart, Eoin, and Angus (Helen); and sisters, Eva (Grant) Begg, Catherine (Kay) Currie-Ruetz (Elgin Currie), Jean Campbell, and Marguerite Catto; as well as Grace’s family, Sherman Ferris, Marjorie (Burton) Shewfelt, and Kenneth Hendry. Born July 31, 1931, Bruce was our much-loved social butterfly, and charmed everyone who knew him. He loved his family, his gardens, cooking, baking, carpentry, playing cards, and his many friends. ‘Till we meet again. A memorial service was held Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Knox Presbyterian Church, Tiverton, at 11 a.m., with Rev. David Chang officiating. A visitation and informal reception celebrating Bruce's life followed the service, at the Whitney Crawford Community Centre, Tiverton, from Noon to 3 p.m. Interment, Purdy Cemetery, Brant Township. As expressions of sympathy, donations to Tiverton Knox Presbyterian Church or a charity of your choice, would be appreciated by the family. Cards available at the funeral home (519-881-1273) Donations and condolences may also be made on-line at