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Ronald Faw

Ronald Tremain Faw

Monday, February 3rd, 1941 - Friday, July 31st, 2020
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Faw, Ronald:
Passed away peacefully, with family by his side, on Friday, July 31, 2020 at Grand River Hospital in Kitchener at the age of 79. Beloved husband to Jeannette (nee Colclough) for almost 53 years. Loving father to Krista Faw, James Faw (Michael Schwarz), Julie Hoover (Phil), Susan Priddle (Don), Martina Smith (Dalton) and Roberto Coelho Da Silva. Cherished grandpa to Enzo, Oliver, Hannah, Samantha, Alexander, Andrea (Norm), Ashley, Stefanie (Bryan), Nate (Clare), Stacey (Justin) and Dante and great grandpa to Jack, Lewis, Abigail, Lucian, Joshua, Ryan, Jackson and Autumn. Dear brother to M. Elaine Sherk (Gordon), and Harold Faw (Fern) and brother-in-law to Herb de Waal. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends in Canada and Brazil. Predeceased by parents, Warren and Reta Faw, and sister, Sylvia de Waal.

Ronald's family will receive relatives and friends from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. & 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick Street, Kitchener, 519-749-8467. A private family funeral service will be held on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. Rev. Ron Curl officiating. Relatives and friends may join Ronald's service via live stream at https://www.henrywalser.com/live-streaming. Those wishing to attend Ronald's visitation must RSVP through the funeral home's website and face masks are required.

As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to World Partners - Evangelical Missionary Church of Canada, with whom the Faw's served faithfully in Brazil for 40 years. Donations may be made directly to World Partners https://www.emcc.ca/projects/world-partners-support/. Please use the notes section to indicate "in memory of Ron Faw".

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, August 5th, 2020 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, August 5th, 2020 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Henry Walser Funeral Home Ltd.
    Address
    507 Frederick St.
    Kitchener, ON N2B 2A5
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    Notes
    *Please note that face coverings are required. Non-medical masks, bandanas, paper disposable masks or scarves and cloth can be used. Please keep 2 metres (6 ft) apart.*
  • Second Visitation

    Wednesday, August 5th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, August 5th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Henry Walser Funeral Home Ltd.
    Address
    507 Frederick St.
    Kitchener, ON N2B 2A5
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    *Please note that face coverings are required. Non-medical masks, bandanas, paper disposable masks or scarves and cloth can be used. Please keep 2 metres (6 ft) apart.*

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Ken & Carolyn Benson

Posted at 10:43pm
Ron pastored at the congregation at Dickson's Hill early in his pastoral life and become a regional hero to those who knew of him in the other local Missionary Church congregations. This spiritual impact was because of his courage, strength and faith he demonstrated when he returned to Brazil after his motorcylce accident. Through the Lord, Jeanette was a big part of making this possible attending to his special needs.
Thank you Lord, for this couples example for local young people who watched and read about a life dedicated to cross-cultural ministry. Their example helped some of us take the same step to serve outside Canada too.
Deus se abencoe,
Ken & Carolyn Benson
 
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Jeannette Faw Posted at 11:46am

Thanks, Ken & Carolyn. God is good.
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Murray and Gale Smith

Posted at 09:50pm
So many memories of EBC days and your coming and going from Brazil! The picture tribute was a enlightening mirror of your life together filled with so many experiences...lives you touched, pastors and leaders you taught, buildings that Ron oversaw and so many special family times. May God's comfort surround you as life will change so much! This comes with our deepest sympathy and our prayers for you and your family. With His love. Murray and Gale
 
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Jeannette Faw Posted at 11:48am

Thanks, Murray and Gale. Yes, good memories from EBC days. God is good.
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Bob Vander Slagt

Posted at 05:06pm
Jeannette,
Our hearts are saddened at the news of Ron's passing. Words seem so empty when we try to express our sense of loss. We are praying that you will have strength and courage as you get through this difficult time. We first met Ron at Emmanuel Bible College and became good friends during the four years we spent together. Memories of our many experiences strongly remain with us, all emphasizing the fact that he was a very special person - strong, kind, caring and wise beyond his years. While we have not had more than casual contacts over the past few years, Ron has always remained in our hearts as one of our lasting friends.

Bob and Marien Vander Slagt
 
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Ron & Jeannette Faw Posted at 01:26pm

Thank you Bob and Marien.
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Joan Walsh

Posted at 04:37pm
My deepest sympathy for your loss Jeannette. When I think of all our losses, I think heaven is more and more a place to look forward to. Sad now but a beautiful future beyond our imagination. Praise God. My prayers are with you.
 
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Ron & Jeannette Faw Posted at 01:31pm

Thanks, Joan.

Roger Kufske

Posted at 02:34pm
Dear Jeanntte, Condolences to you and your family. Ron was an inspiration for me beginning about 28 years ago at Bethany. He gave me a booklet he had prepared of prayers in the Bible. Every time since then when I read a prayer in the Bible I remember Ron and his encouraging words and deeds. He was a bright light for Jesus in this world and it is comforting to know that Ron is at peace. We pray that God will give you comfort and peace in the days ahead. Roger and Laurie Kufske
 
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Jeannette Faw Posted at 11:50am

Thank you Roger and Laurie. God is good.
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