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Greg Ayres

Greg Ayres

Wednesday, June 7th, 1950 - Friday, October 16th, 2020
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Ayres, Greg
It is with great sadness we announce that Greg passed away unexpectedly on Friday, October 16, 2020 at the age of 70. Beloved husband of Darlene (nee Ruppel) for over 49 years. Loving father of Chad (Sarah) and Anjanette. Proud Papa of Emileigh, Rachel, Kyle and Nicole. Beloved son of Muriel and the late Bob Ayres. Dear brother of Reg and Steve (Darlene) and brother-in-law of Diane Reinhart (David), Deb Ayres, Donna Booth and Denise Durbin (Mark). "Uncle Big" will be fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews.
Greg's family will receive relatives and friends from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick St. Kitchener (519) 749-8467. Please note if you plan to attend, masks are mandatory and you must RSVP through the funeral home website. A private family service will be held. Extended family and friends may view the service on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 1 p.m. via the following livestream link: https://www.henrywalser.com/live-streaming
Private interment Memory Gardens Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to St. Mary's Hospital Foundation or Grand River Hospital Foundation - Cancer Centre would be appreciated (cards available at the funeral home). Visit www.henrywalser.com to view Greg's memorial and to RSVP.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, October 20th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, October 20th, 2020 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Henry Walser Funeral Home Ltd.
    Address
    507 Frederick St.
    Kitchener, ON N2B 2A5
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Neely Jarvis

Posted at 05:28pm
Greg was a kind-hearted and friendly person to everyone he encountered. We have many fond memories of him spending time with us when we visited the old shop as kids. We will sincerely miss him. We are so sorry for your sudden loss. Sending all of our love.
Taylor, Neely and Madison Jarvis
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Charles and Cynthia Este

Posted at 10:20am
Rest In Peace my good friend.May the Family be spared further sorrow.
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Gina Ens

Posted at 08:43am
Dear Darlene,
I am so sorry to hear about your husband's passing. My sincere condolences to you and your family.
Gina Ens (former Precept colleague).
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Catherine Wieckowska

Posted at 01:58pm
Greg will forever be missed. He was a leader, mentor and most importantly, a dear friend. I have many memories with Greg because we shared lots of long talks and plenty of laughs. So many laughs that led to tears and snorts! :) Perhaps one of my fondest memories of Greg is the fact that he was one of the first colleagues in the industry who took "the kid" seriously. Greg was always willing to listen, hear new ideas and share insight with the hopes of making the community stronger. Greg was a relationship guru. He knew how to get the best out of people. Greg was the best! He will leave a legacy of a first-class friend, colleague and man!

Rest in peace Greg.

All our love,
Catherine & Adam Wieckowski
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RDC Board,Cathy, Catherine, Jim, Adam, Dave & friends

Posted at 12:32pm
"Greg Ayres" will remain in our hearts forever. Greg left a footprint on the chemical industry.
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