With heavy hearts we are sad to announce James “Edward” Walter DeBaie passed away peacefully at his home in Ingersoll, Ontario on Sunday, October, 3rd in his 83rd year.
Beloved husband of the late Eunice (nee Wheleham) DeBaie. Loving Uncle of Ivan McNabb (the late Donna), MaryLou Brown (Paul), Betty Lou McNabb-Read (the late Nigel), Butch McNabb (Kim), Bob McNabb, Barb Cook (Mark), Patti McNabb, Bill McNabb (Nadine), Michelle McNabb (the late Jason Morse), Traci Carleton (Kevin). Stepfather of Jayne Richard (Fred), the late Lyle Jacobs (Robin), Lorne Jacobs (Natalie), Dave Keegan (Anne), Peter Keegan (Pat), Murphy Keegan (Debbie), Kath Simms (Don), Angela Keegan. Ed, his stories and his love for hockey and all sports will also be cherished by several great nieces, great nephews, 20 step grandchildren and 20 step great grandchildren. He will also be missed by his loving cat Eunie.
Predeceased by his parents Daniel Edward and Florence Muriel (nee Snell) DeBaie, his sister Viola (nee DeBaie) McNabb and brother-in-law Harold McNabb.
Cremation has taken place and there will be a private family service being held at Greenwood Cemetery on Friday, October 15, 2021 at 3:00pm
As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated and can be made through the funeral home.