Obituary for Sylvain Canfyn
CANFYN, Sylvain Henri passed peacefully, and surrounded by family, at Belleville General Hospital on Tuesday, July 4, 2017, age 88 years. Sylvain Canfyn, beloved husband of the late Andrea Madelaine (Viaene). Loving father of Caroline Rogers (Paul) of Naples, Florida; Catherine Nolan (Mike) of Kelowna, British Columbia; Anique Canfyn of Brighton; and Sherry Canfyn of Trenton. Dear brother of Dina Risselin of Mouscron, Belgium. Predeceased by his siblings Christiane, Georges, Gaston, and Leon. Sadly missed by his seven grandchildren Jennifer and Anna Rogers, Jeanette and Christopher Nolan, Lucas and Leena Canfyn, and Savanah Williams. Sylvain Canfyn, a successful local businessman, was engaged in farming in Hilton, Ontario for many years. The family will receive friends at the Brighton Funeral Home, 130 Main Street, Brighton (613-475-2121) on Sunday, July 9, 2017 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at Holy Angels Catholic Church, 40 Centre St. Brighton on Monday, July 10, 2017 at 11 a.m. followed by Interment at Mount Hope Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Camp Trillium, or the Alzheimer Society of Canada, c/o P.O Box 96, Brighton, Ontario K0K 1H0 would be appreciated by the family. www.rushnellfamilyservices.com.