Peacefully surrounded by the love of his family, at the Grey Bruce Health Services in Owen Sound, on Saturday, December 30th, 2017. Lorne Sheldon Rich, of Owen Sound, at the age of 71 years. Loving father of Michael Rich (Marissa), of Durham, Shawn Rich, of Owen Sound, Jason Rich (Jenna), of Barrie. Loving Zaida to his many grandchildren. Deeply mourned by his mother, Faye Rich and his siblings, Martin Rich (Harriet) and Barbara Rich, all of Burlington. Dear brother-in-law of Sharon Tobin (Dennis), of Bobcaygeon, Jim Crowells (Sharon), of Picton and Marlene Coppins (Dennis), of Fenelon Falls. Lorne will be lovingly remembered by his many family members and his special friends, Sharon Freer, Ross Morrison and Sharon Simkins, all of Owen Sound. Predeceased by his father, Albert Rich and the mother of Lorne’s children, Karen.
A Funeral Service for Lorne Rich will be held in the Chapel of the BRIAN E. WOOD FUNERAL HOME, 250 – 14th Street West, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 3X8 (519-376-7492) on Wednesday afternoon, January 3rd, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. with Rabbi Steven Schonblum officiating. Interment in the Beth Ezekiel Section of Greenwood Cemetery. Everyone is welcome to attend a Shiva Reception immediately following the burial which will be held at the Beth Ezekiel Synagogue, 313 – 11th Street East, Owen Sound. Also, memorial services will be held at the Synagogue on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evenings at 7:00 p.m., everyone welcome. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Beth Ezekiel Synagogue or the Canadian Cancer Society as your expression of sympathy. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family on-line at www.woodfuneralhome.ca