Peacefully with his family at his side on Thursday, March 23rd, 2023. Anthony “Tony” Joris of Strathroy, formerly of Watford at the age of 79. Tony is the cherished husband to Cathy for 55 ½ years and proud father to Nellie (Garry) Lindsay, Debbie (Kevin) McNeil, Tammy (Sean) Rankin and Frank (Karen) Joris. Proud Opa to Becky, Mike, Ashley, Caitlyn, Emily, Kayla, Jenna, Tyler, Hallie, Logan and to great grandchildren Carter, Holley, Winston, Lincoln and Elliott. Tony is predeceased by his parents Frank and Nellie. Tony was one of twelve siblings. Gerdie (+Tony), Tiny (+Harry), Toni, +Rien (Mary), Mientje, +Fred, +Frank, Mary (Keith), +Annie (Ted), Susie and Harry. Tony enjoyed family, playing cards, woodworking, shooting pool and was a “jack of all trades”. Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 26th, 2023 from 1:00p.m. – 4:00p.m. at DENNING’S OF STRATHROY (32 Metcalfe Street West. Strathroy). Private family entombment will take place at All Saints Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to the Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
“The first hundred years are the hardest” - Tony
“We’re only here for a good time, not a long time” -Tony