Core, Walter Alexander Duncan

February 03, 1936 ~ July 09, 2022

CORE, Walter Alexander Duncan – It is with heavy hearts the family of Walter Core announce his peaceful passing with his loving family by his side at C.E.E. Hospital, Petrolia on July 09, 2022. Beloved husband and best friend of Catherine (nee Tomlinson) for 64 years. Loving father of Michael (Allison), the late David (Sandra), Mark (Pam), Marilyn (Larry) Virgin, Robert (Chris) and Ronald (Allison). Devoted Grampa of Jenna (Dale), Mitch (Baylie), Jake (Paige), Donny (Amanda), Jessie (Dennis), Adam (Shauna), Mandy (Craig), Bruce (Katie), the late Jason Virgin, Brittany (Evan), Tyler (Meghan), Duncan and Ally. Proud Great Grampa of 18 Great Grandchildren. Dear brother of Raymond (Bonnie), Ruby (Maurice) Rankin and Shirley (Donald) Hope. Predeceased by his parents Archie and Margarita Core, siblings John (Ruth), Augusta, Kathleen and brother in law Ralph Prince. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Walter will be missed by all who knew him. Walter was born, raised and farmed all his life on Shiloh Line. His Greatest joy was to spend time with his family, they were the light of his life. Walter was a family man who adored his Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. A special thank you to Dr Butler, Dr Lam and the first floor nurses for taking extraordinary care of Walter during his stay.

Funeral Details
A private celebration of life will take place.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to C.E.E Hospital Foundation

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  1. To The Entire Core Family, So very sorry to hear of the sad loss of Walter. Our sincere thoughts and condolences are extended to all of you during this extremely difficult time of sorrow. It was a real pleasure to have known such a smart talented farmer and we always did enjoy chatting with him at various family functions. A “True Family Man” indeed and he will definitely be missed for his kind, soft voice and continuous smile. RI.P. Walter. Ron and Linda Scales

  2. To Catherine and Family. Our deepest sympathy as you mourn the loss of Walter. May your fondest memories bring you peace at this time. Our thoughts are with you.

  3. To Cathy and all her family, my deepest sympathy. Walter was a good neighbor, I’ve seen him cutting the grass on the side of the road for years! He will be missed.

  4. I am so sorry for your loss Cathy and also to his family He was such a great and wonderful man He’ll really be missed by all!!

  5. Cathy and family, so sorry to hear of Walter’s passing. Sending love and we are praying that you find comforting peace in your memories ❤️🙏

  6. To the Core 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

  7. Cathy and family please accept my deepest sympathies at this most difficult time. Love and prayers – Deanna (Dean’s oldest daughter) ❤️

  8. To all the core family sorry for your loss Walt was a great guy and a family man prayers and hugs

  9. My deepest sympathy to Cathy & family! RIP Walter, you will be missed here on Earth but you have some amazing family waiting to see you again in Heaven. Sending hugs to all.

  10. To All the Core Families, so sorry to hear about the passing of Walter. He will be missed by so many . Thinking of you all at this difficult time . Love Aways Maureen Bailey and Family xoxo

  11. Our Deepest sympathy to all the Core Family’s.
    May you cherish many great memories of Walter. Barb and Rick Harper