ERWIN, Wilbert Bruce (Wib) After a long life well lived Wib Erwin passed away peacefully on January 3, 2017 in Oakville at the age of 94. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Louise on February 19, 2011. He will be sorely missed by his 3 children: Elaine Earp, Dave Erwin (Fern Bradley) and Wendy (Ian) Brown: 6 grandchildren, Christopher (Heather) and Michael Earp (Adriana Correale), Peter Erwin (Julé Malet-Veale), Jenn (Shaun) Greenaway, Craig and Andrew Brown and 5 great-grandchildren.
Wib was a WWII veteran, McMaster University graduate and recipient of 55 Year Membership Award for his longstanding contributions to the Purchasing Management Association of Canada. He retired in 1987 after 19 years as the first purchasing director at Sheridan College. He was a volunteer for Central Baptist Church and Meals on Wheels for many years and enjoyed his bridge clubs, lawn bowling, theatre, Oakville Curling Club, Probus Club of Oakville, Tiger-Cats and Blue Jays but above all his family and many dear friends. A celebration of his life will be held on Friday, January 27, 2017 at Glen Oaks Funeral Home & Cemetery, 3164 Ninth Line, Oakville at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Oakville Hospital Foundation. Online condolences and memories can be shared through www.glenoaks.ca