In Memory of




Obituary for William Patrick Gard

“To love, honour and cherish, through sickness and in health, ‘til death do us part.”

The Gard family is mourning the loss of a husband and father, William Patrick, who passed away on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 in Stratford General Hospital.

He leaves behind his wife of 51 years, Holly, and his two children Teresa and Edward Gard (Gabrielle); along with two grandsons Alex and Tyler, brother Robert, sisters Dorothy Bisland, Cathleen Buchner, sister-in-law Honey Fish and many nieces and nephews.

William was with the Toronto Dominion Bank from 1969 until his retirement in August 2010, where he held many positions, the last being with TD Agriculture Services. He enjoyed collecting stamps, reading history, particularly concerning dinosaurs and of course, watching Star Trek.

He suffered from Parkinson’s disease for almost 20 years and took part in the Parkinson’s Walk for many years.
Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life will be held in the Spring of 2023.

Donations in memory may be made to Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario ( directly or through Rutherford Cremation & Funeral Services ( 804 Ontario Street, Stratford. 519-271-5062.