Annett, Bruce

February 12, 1933 ~ October 31, 2023

ANNETT, Bruce Edmund Earl – Age 90 of Sombra, passed away Tuesday, October 31, 2023 at Bluewater Health, Sarnia. Beloved husband of Mary Rose Annett (nee Babcock). Loving father of Sheldon (Denise) Annett, Byron (Judy) Annett, Katherine (Phil Andrew) Annett. Cherished grandfather Jordan (Dan) Lane, Bailey Annett (Andrew Lowery), Chad (Stephanie) Annett, Olivia Annett, Reid (Riley) Annett, Ryan McFadden (Tayna), Rick McFadden (Carrie), Chris Annett (Allison), Brandy (Ryan) Dedobbeleer and great-grandfather of 11. Dear brother of the late Lloyd (late Norma) Annett, Marion (late Carl) Walls, Velma (Wayne) Wilbur, Wayne (Ruth Anne) Annett and step-brother of the late Charles (Jan) Lewis, Shirley (Lawson) Gray, Doreen (late Carl) Zorn. Survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Harry and Esther (Charlie Lewis) Annett.

Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPELS, Brigden on Friday, November 3, 2023 from 2-4 and 7-9pm.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2023 at 11:00am from Zion Free Methodist Church (2950 Bentpath Line, Sombra). Interment to follow at Bradshaw Cemetery.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations Zion Free Methodist Church, Heart and Stroke Foundation and Alzheimer Society.

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  1. Mary Rose and family We were so sorry to hear of Bruce passing. As soon as we heard we started reminiscing of him and my dad (Cecil) seating under the tree at your farm chatting and telling many stories. They had a lot of good times and never had to leave Sombra !
    Thinking of you all at this difficult time.
    Stuart , Lorrie (Welch) Handsor and family

  2. To Mary Rose, Sheldon, Byron, Katherine and the Annett family. Our deepest condolences. I just found out this morning that Bruce had passed away. Bruce and the Annett family where such great neighbor’s, over the years. My dad enjoyed the time he spent visiting with the Annett”s on Sunday afternoons. Bruce was a humble and kind man that will be missed.

  3. Mary Rose, Sheldon, Byron, Katherine and the entire Annette family.
    My deepest sympathy on Bruce’s passing. He was a wonderful man and I hope the many years of great memories help you through this time. My thoughts and prayers are with you all as well as the church community he was so devoted to.
    Faye (Evans) Barnes

  4. Mary Rose, my Deepest Condolences to you and your Family. I remember the nice smile Bruce had and how kind he was. He is now in his Heavenly Home. May God give you strength in the days ahead.

  5. Sending our condolences to the entire family. Memories will keep you forever close! Our thoughts and prayers are with you .

  6. Dear Annett family
    So sorry for your loss. I only met a few times , but I’m sure the world lost one of the best.

    it was a great honour to know Bruce when I was growing up, a dear friend of my father and i felt that Bruce was a friend to me. About 10 years ago i was telling Marion how much i liked Bruce and thought he was a special person, Marion replied “Bruce is our Angel’. I couldn’t agree more..Praise God for men like Bruce.

  8. Bruce was such a kind man. A devout Christian. We will miss him greatly as a friend and fellow church member

  9. To all the Annett Family our deepest sympathy to you. Always found Bruce to be a quiet reserved person and always a pleasure to talk to. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Jim & Anne Duffy

  10. To the Annett Family, so sorry for the loss of your loved one, thinking of you all as you are grieving. Sincere condolences.

  11. Mary Rose, Sheldon, Byron, Katherine & Families. Our deepest sympathy. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  12. Sheldon, Denise and family…we are very sorry to hear of Bruce’s passing and send our sincere condolences.
    Ken and Jeannie Laprise and family

  13. Mary Rose, Sheldon,Byron,Katherine & families. My condolences in the loss of Bruce. Thoughts & prayers are with you all. Gwen Mullin (Evans)

  14. Uncle Bruce you will be greatly missed
    Holding you all close to my heart. May he rest in the most beautiful peace.
    Heather, Jillian and Lauren

  15. Sheldon, Denise and Family. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. May Bruce now rest in peace.

  16. Dear Mary Rose, Sheldon, Byron, Catherine and all of the family.
    Marion, Velma and Wayne and families
    Our hearthealt love and prayers go out to all of you. Bruce truly was a man after God’s heart. He lived his faith in his gentle, kind manner and serve to his Lord, family, church, community and anyone he rubbed shoulders with to the best of his abilities. Praying for all of you

  17. Byron, Judy, Reid, Riley, Jaelyn and families.
    We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your Father and Grandfather. May your memories sustain you in the weeks and months ahead.

  18. Aunt Mary Rose, Sheldon and Denise, Byron and Judy, Katherine and Phil and families, I will always remember Uncle Bruce with a grin on his face. He was always such a soft spoken, gentle man. Lots of fun was had out at the farm in our younger days. We are thinking of you all.
    Love Connie and Mike

  19. Mary Rose and family.
    My most heartfelt condolences as you celebrate Bruce’s life and love.
    He could truly be known as a ‘gentle’man, loving and kind.
    I will remember his great hugs and sweet smile.
    Praying for your comfort

  20. Aunt Mary Rose, Sheldon, Byron and Katherine: So sad to hear that Uncle Bruce has passed away. Thinking of your whole Family at this very difficult time. He was a great person and will be missed by all who knew him

  21. Sorry to hear of your lost Sheldon, Denise and family please know our thoughts are with you at this very sad time.

  22. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Annette Family ! Cherish all the memories that you have !
    Brenda and Pete English

  23. Sheldon and family…sorry to hear of your Father’s passing….my condolences go out to your entire family at this time…..Bernie Baillargeon,Windsor,Ont

  24. Sheldon, Denise, and family,
    So sorry to read about the passing of your father/father-in-law/grandfather. Our thoughts are with you at this sad time. May pleasant memories bring you peace.
    Michael and Cathy

  25. To the Annett Family … Our condolences goes to everyone. May you cherish your memories of Bruce, these will last a lifetime and make things easier at this difficult time. Our hearts, thoughts and prayers are with you.💕💕
    Love Dave & Janie