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April 25, 2023

Derek Ellmore of Kincardine and formerly of Dutton, died at Trillium Court Seniors’ Community, Kincardine, Tuesday, April 25, 2023, at the age of 86. Born in Grimsby, England, April 13, 1937, he was the son of the late Bertie (1993) and Lucy (1997) (née Brown) Ellmore. Survived by the love of his life, wife, Sheila Ellmore (née Scott). Fondly remembered by his children, Rob Jensen (Barb) of British Columbia, Toni Silverthorn (Dan) of London, Terry Nicolle (Bob) of Washago, Mark Jensen (Erna) of St. Catharines, Andrea Arvai (Louis) of West Lorne, Stuart Lowther of Burlington and Mandy Rose (David) of Chatham. Sadly missed by his son-in-law, Rick Kauzen of Sarnia; 25 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Jeff Scott of Inverhuron; niece, Julia (Steve); nephew, Ian (Anne); great-niece, Angela-Ruth Ellmore; and great-nephew, Nicholas Ellmore. Predeceased by his brother, Gordon Ellmore (2004) (Dorothy) (2016); daughter, Dawn Kauzen (2019); and grandson, Shane Jensen (2021). Derek was passionate about the game of golf and any activity that involved being outdoors. He served with the British Royal Air Force and was a proud retiree of the St. Thomas Ford Assembly Plant. Derek had a great love for family, especially his wife, Sheila. While a resident of Kincardine, he proudly delivered the Toronto Star to his many customers. The family thanks the staff at Pinecrest Manor in Lucknow and Trillium Court in Kincardine, along with Dr. Gary Gurbin, for their wonderful care and compassion. Following Derek’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A celebration of his life will take place at a later date. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy; arrangements entrusted to the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine;