(Dominion Life Member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch #34 Orillia. Royal Canadian Navy Chief CPO1/CW01, WWII Veteran)
Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family and friend Padre Gerry McMillian on Monday March 5, 2018 in his 95th year. Douglas Giles, beloved husband of the late Ola Elva (nee Collins) mother of his children Patricia Black (Wayne), Gordon (Peggy), Louise Taylor (Gordon predeceased), Reginald , Florence Giles, Marilyn Williams (Shawn) and Benjamin. Survived by his siblings Eileen McGarvey, Donald Giles and William Giles. Predeceased by his brothers Benjamin Giles, Albert Giles, grandson Matthew Giles, Gladys McDonald(2nd wife), Audrey Hall(3rd wife) and long-time friend Betty Johnson. Will be missed by 16 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren. The family would like to thank Veteran's Affairs, Dr. Tibor Harmathy, the nurses of Bayshore, CCAC, and the PSW'S from Care Partners. A memorial service will be held on Thursday March 8, 2018 at the Mundell Funeral Home 79 West St. N., Orillia at 2 o'clock. Memorial Donations to the Salvation Army or Legion Poppy Fund would be gratefully appreciated.