Peacefully at Spencer House in Orillia on Monday May 7th, 2018 in his 89th year. Loving husband of Edna Leatherdale (nee Orr) of 67 years. Much loved father of Gary Leatherdale (Adrianna) of Pickering and Debra Barsevich of Orillia. Loving grandfather of Kara Barsevich. Dear brother of Ross (Bud) Leatherdale (Anne) (both pre-deceased), Jim Leatherdale (Dorothy) and Doug Leatherdale (Judy). Earl will be missed by his many friends, family, nieces and nephews. The family would like to offer a special thank you to all the staff at Spencer House for their care and compassion.
A celebration of Earl’s life will be held at the Simcoe Funeral Home, 38 James Street East Orillia on Friday May 25th 2018 from 1 to 3 p.m. A service of tributes at 1:30 p.m. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.