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55 Charing Cross Street
Brantford, ON N3R 2H4
Phone: 519-753-8655
Fax: 519-753-1195
Marvin Skirrow

Marvin Douglas Skirrow

Friday, January 1st, 1932 - Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
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Entered into the presence of his Lord and Saviour at the Brantford General Hospital on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 in his 88th year. Beloved husband of Ruth (nee Ludlow) for 65 years. Loving father of Sherry (2005), Janine (Kirk) Keller, Joanne (Mike) VanGiesen and Kevin (Leslie) Skirrow. Papa to 8 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Glenna (1981), Fae (the late Wes) Watts, Aileen (Stan) Shalay and Gerald (Judy). Marvin was a long time member and was deeply loved by his church family at Central Baptist Brantford. The family will receive friends at the TOLL FUNERAL HOME, 55 Charing Cross Street, Brantford on Friday, February 22, 2019 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in the chapel of the funeral home. Interment Greenwood Cemetery, Waterford. In lieu of flowers, donations to Central Baptist Academy would be appreciated by the family.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, February 22nd, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Friday, February 22nd, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Dennis Toll Funeral Home
    55 Charing Cross St.
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  • Second Visitation

    Friday, February 22nd, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Friday, February 22nd, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Dennis Toll Funeral Home
    55 Charing Cross St.
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  • Service

    Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 | 10:00am
    Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 10:00am
    Dennis Toll Funeral Home Chapel
    55 Charing Cross St.
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    Pastor Stephen Todd
  • Interment

    Greenwood Cemetery
    P.O Box 248
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  • Reception

    Charing Cross Reception Suites
    63 Charing Cross St.
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Jay and Laura Callaghan

Posted at 06:25pm
We will miss you Marv, your wonderful hugs, the way you generously loved and encouraged so many. Smiling to think of you in glory! At peace with perfect joy and in the presence of your Saviour! What a hope we have in Jesus. Will be rejoicing in a future hug to share one day. Our love and condolences to the family, Love Jay and Laura Callaghan, Nate, Luke, Lily, Jesse and Eve

Jean and Howard McArthur

Posted at 11:01am
This donation is given in memory of Marvin Skirrow. Marvin who was a very dear member of Central Baptist Church when we were members. He will be sadly missed by all who attend the Central Baptist Sunday Morning service.
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Suleman Khokhar

Posted at 09:38pm
Marv was a true embodiment of Godly love. His smiles and warmth will be greatly missed. May the peace of God that passes all understanding be your during this difficult time. Marv has entered the presence of our Lord. Blessings to the Skirrow family.

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David & Susan Schmidt

Posted at 11:48am
We sorrow with you at the passing of Marv. We first met Marv over 30 years ago at Central Baptist Church. He was consistently magnanimous, supportive and encouraging. Marv will be greatly missed but we know he is enjoying his reunion with Sherry,

Jim and Valerie Cooper

Posted at 03:11pm
We are so sorry to read of your Marvin's passing. Marvin was truly a beautiful man in so many ways and will truly be missed. May the love from family and friends help you cope at this difficult time. Jim had know Marvin for many years, as far back as the butter days and we both had Marvin repair our commercial vacuums. Fondly, Jim and Valerie Cooper

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