MacPherson, Edward “Bruce”

February 06, 1933 ~ November 30, 2021

MacPHERSON, Edward “Bruce” – Age 88, of Corunna formally of Mooretown, passed away at his home on Tuesday, November 30, 2021. Beloved husband of Mary “Margaret” MacPherson (nee Young). Loving father of Jim, Robert (Laurie), Marianne (Mark), Gerry (Carol), Lou and John (Jeri). Special grandfather of 19 and great-grandfather of 31. Brother of Isobel Nisbet (Charlie). Predeceased by his parents Alexander and Mamie MacPherson, siblings Donald and Margaret, grandson Cole and great-granddaughter Tressa. Bruce will be missed by many friends, cousins, nieces, and nephews. Bruce had a trucking business for years and was a proud and dedicated farmer who will be missed by all who knew him.

Visitation
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Tuesday, December 07, 2021. Due to Covid-19 restriction, those who wish to attend must RSVP with a time to attend the visitation at https://signup.com/go/zsSgmfc.

Funeral Service
A private family funeral service will take place on Wednesday, December 08, 2021.  The service will be available to watch on Zoom starting at 1pm.
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Meeting ID: 895 9938 8583
Passcode: 565748

Donations
Sympathy may be expressed through donations made by cheque to Heart and Stroke Foundation (www.heartandstroke.ca) or Canadian Cancer Society (www.cancer.ca).

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  1. Margaret & Family….My sincere condolescences…..I enjoyed Bruce immensely….at the fairs and the plowing
    matches……he was always a gentleman in the rough…the first time I met Bruce was waiting on you folks when
    you came into Heather’s restaurant…..I gave him someone else’s order and his look when I set it down was
    priceless…..Blessings always….Bev

  2. Dear Margaret and family
    I wish to express my sincerest sympathy at the loss of your husband, Bruce. You may not remember me but I grew up 3 farms east of you and many years ago I occasionally babysat for you. I remember Bruce as a happy, cheerful man and you as an energetic young woman so very busy with your young family. I just lost my husband of 50 years ,six months ago and can only begin to imagine how you and your family must feel. I will remember you in my prayers that you can find peace and acceptance and the strength to go on .
    Sincerely, Mary Hagan ( Bogaart)

  3. Margaret and family, we are so sorry to hear about Bruce. Always enjoyed having a chat with him when we crossed paths. He will be missed . Our sincere condolences.

  4. MacPherson family,
    I’m so very sorry to hear of your loss, thinking of you all during this difficult time and through the very tough season your family is experiencing.
    Sending lots of care are strength to you all,
    Emily

  5. Sincere Condolences to Margaret and the entire MacPherson family for the loss of Bruce. He was a great friend to my Mom & Dad and will be fondly remembered by many. You are all in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. Stacy & Pat Gormley

  6. Our deepest condolences to you Margaret & family. Bruce was such a pleasant man and loved hearing his stories. He will be sadly missed by many.

  7. Margaret and Family. I am so sorry to hear of Bruce passing. May the great memories you all had together bring you peace and comfort in the days to come. Thinking of you all.

  8. Rob,Laurie and family,condolences to you and your family at this difficult time,god bless,Jeff,Janice and family

  9. Sorry to hear of Bruce’s passing our deepest sympathy goes out to the entire MacPherson family. Randy and Tara Little

  10. Our deepest sympathy to Margaret and all of the MacPherson Family. Our thoughts and prayers are with every one of you.
    Cathy, Brian, Mason, Vanessa and Brandon Van Praet

  11. Margaret and Family, so sorry to hear about Bruce passing. He certainly was “one of a kind” and such a mentor to me (even if he didn’t realize it) during the time we worked together at the Township. If only there was room here to relate some of the great memories I still hold dear from our time working together.

  12. Our deepest sympathies to Jenn & Bernie, the Hay family and the whole MacPherson clan, we’re so sorry for your loss.
    We’ll keep you in our hearts and hope your many good memories bring you comfort.
    Take care, Tracy & Randy

  13. Margaret, John & Jeri, Our sincere and deepest condolences to all the MacPherson families. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult and sad time. May you cherish the memories and stories for ever.
    John & Debbie Field free

  14. Our condolences to the MacPherson family. Bruce was a great guy who would always help you out. A great neighbour. When we built our house years ago he was always there if you needed anything. He will be missed.

  15. Carol, Gerry and families – Our deepest sympathy to all of the MacPherson Family. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Carol and Gerry have shared some stories about Bruce with me. I loved his humour. I know he will be sadly missed by his family, friends and the community of Mooretown. RIP Bruce.

  16. We are saddened to hear of Bruce’s death. Al has spent the last couple days reminiscing about all the good times he and Bruce enjoyed over the years. He says Bruce was the best neighbour he had. He always had a smile. He has left a legacy of friendship. Our loving sympathy goes out to the whole family.

  17. To Margaret and family , sorry to hear of Bruce’s passing, always a good neighbor, i remember several years ago we had a heavy snow storm Jim was laid up with a broken leg, we heard a noise outside ,it wasBruce in a roadgrader clearing our driveway, when he was finished he waved and backed out and left,a great neighbour .

  18. So sorry to hear of Bruce passing. I had the pleasure of working with Bruce years ago, he was great and had a good sense of humour, my condolences to his wife and family

  19. To Margaret and the whole MacPherson family.
    We are so sorry for the loss of Bruce. It’s hard to imagine a world without him. He will be greatly missed by the entire community. Both of us have such wonderful memories of Bruce making us smile throughout our lives; with Brenda growing up across the road and Bruce offering Ralph his first truck-driving job as a teenager(no licence/no worries/haha), and through to our lives today. He was a good man that will be missed in so many ways.
    Thinking of you all.
    Ralph and Brenda

  20. To Margaret and the whole MacPherson Family.
    My sincere and deepest sympathy in the loss of Bruce. He will be greatly missed by all who had the privilege to know him. This very warm and kind man always had a way to put a smile on your face and make you laugh no matter where you might happen to meet up with him. I will always treasure the many opportunities I was given to hear his stories and have that laugh. Rest In Peace Bruce.
    Hugs to all……Alice May

  21. We wish to express our condolences to Margaret and family and are sorry for your loss. Bruce was a well known individual and will be missed by many.

  22. To the whole MacPherson family. We are so sorry to hear of Bruce’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone of you.

  23. Our deepest sympathies to Margaret and family. May your loving memories help get you through these difficult times.

  24. Our sincere condolences for the loss of your husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. May his stories and memories bring smiles to your faces and help heal the pain of his loss.
    Jeff and Catherine Squire
    Jim Henry

  25. Our deepest sympathy to Margaret and all the MacPherson Family. Bruce was a great neighbor and friend, and will be greatly missed. He was a real asset in our community for so many years.

  26. Margaret and Family
    Sincere condolences we send to all of Bruce’s Family. He is a man that will definitely be missed, wether it be in Corunna, Mooretown or Brigden!!
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you All at this most difficult time..

  27. Condolences from Arnold and Lynn Anderson. Bruce and Margaret have been kind neighbors for the past 31 years. He will be missed, the end of a life is always a sad thing. His future is in God’s hands. We pray for strength to endure the loss for Margaret and all the family

  28. Our sincere and deepest condolences to all the MacPherson families. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult and sad time.
    Gord and Cathy Vickerd

  29. I was shocked when I heard the news. I can’t remember a time when Bruce hasn’t been here. He will be missed by everyone. I feel privileged to have grown up as his neighbour.

  30. I’m sorry to hear about your loss I got to know Bruce when I worked at Advantage Farm Equipment Always had a smile and a story to tell about his boys God bless the whole family

  31. Mary and family, so very sorry to hear of the passing of Bruce. Thoughts and prayers are with all the family at this difficult time.

  32. Don and I are so sorry to hear about Bruce’s passing. Our condolences to Margaret and all of Bruce’ s family. He will be missed by many people.

  33. Mel and Becky Anderson,
    Who would have known when I saw you last Sunday that I would be writing a condolence today. I always enjoyed Bruce and have many memories. Always a pleasure to run into Bruce. Always left laughing.

  34. Aunt Margaret, we are so sorry to hear of Uncle Bruce’s passing. Our sincerest condolences to your entire family. We always enjoyed his story telling. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time of sorrow.
    Love
    Janice & Doug

  35. So sorry to hear of the loss of Bruce, My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Also enjoyed listening to the many stories he told us. Just remember the wonderful memories Margaret you had with him, hugs.

  36. Margaret & entire MacPherson family, our sincere condolences for your loss.
    All the best. Heath, Blyth, Tracey, Beth, Elsbeth

  37. Sincere sympathy to Margaret and all her family on the passing of Bruce. He will be missed by so many people.

  38. Our condolences to the entire MacPherson family, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

  39. To Margaret and the entire MacPherson family, we send our sincere condolences. This very warm, larger than life personality will be greatly missed in the community and by all who had the pleasure of knowing him. We send our love along with our prayers for peace and strength to help you all through your loss of this wonderful man. Bill and Betty

  40. Margaret and the entire MacPherson family. We want to express Our Deepest Condolences in the loss of a great man, Neighbor and Friend. Always a pleasure to visit either in the barnyard or at an auction, coffee shop or the middle of a sideroad in our pickups. Bruce could always add a little something special to any occasion. Where ever you end up my friend, I sure hope they are prepared.

  41. I’m so sorry to hear about Bruce passing. Lots of fond memories I will keep in my heart of him.
    My thoughts and love are with the family.

  42. To the entire McPherson family we send our deepest sympathy. Bruce will be missed by the entire community. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Jack and Deb Mullen

  43. Our sincere and deepest condolences to all the MacPherson families. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult and sad time.

    Peter, Irene, Andrea and Jonathan Dirks

  44. With Our Deepest Sympathy to Margaret and the McPherson family on your Loss our thoughts are with you all at this most difficult time Dianne & Al Storey

  45. Margaret and family So sorry for your loss .Sure will miss seeing him at the front door at Thompson Gardens .Always good for a smile. Remember the good times.

  46. Margaret and family…our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.. Bruce was a great cousin to us. Bob and Marilyn johnson

  47. To all the MacPherson families our sincere condolences go to you all. Bruce was an icon to our Mooretown community and leaves many memories to remember

  48. To the entire MacPherson family…..Jeff and I send our sympathies and are keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.

  49. To Margaret, Gerry and family:
    We’re sorry to hear of Bruce’s passing. Thoughts and prayers are with you.

  50. So sad to loose such a wonderful friend. Our sympathies to all the family. So many great memories of Bruce and Margaret. Our many years in Florida where he was the chauffeur showing one around. A very sad time. Gord and Barb

  51. Our deepest sympathy to you and your family Margaret, our thoughts and prayers are with you all.Jack and Catharine McKenna

  52. Our deepest condolences to you Margaret and your family in the loss of Bruce. He will certainly be missed at Thompson Gardens and at the morning coffee where his stories and wit added to the pleasure of others.

  53. We send our sympathy to the family of Bruce’s. Enjoyed knowing Bruce and may memories help with your lose. God give you comfort in the days ahead.
    Alan and Marie Stephenson

  54. My deepest condolences to you and your family Margaret…..my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time……

  55. Condolences to the MacPherson Family. Sorry to read of Bruce’s passing. Bruce was one of a kind, patriarch of a large and loving family.Proud to have known Bruce, for many years.

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