Life Story for Dr. Carol Homuth
Dr. Carol Homuth ~ passed away at Caressant Care Nursing Home, Harriston on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at the age of 93 years.
Carol Edwin Homuth was the husband of the late Viola Homuth, having been married for 63 years until her passing in 2010.
Father of Carole Anne Whelan and her husband Stephen of Scarborough, and Vicky Schinkel and her husband John of Oakville.
Remembered by his granddaughters Jessica Morofke and her husband Darren, Beverly Antunes and her husband Chris, Alison Schinkel-Ivy and her husband Ryan, and Rebecca Schinkel and Bob Paan; and by his great-grandchildren Sophia, Ellie, and Oliver Morofke, and Miles Antunes..
He was predeceased by his parents Frederick and Jean (Werth) Homuth.
Carol was born in Harriston on March 27, 1924. At the University of Toronto during his 3rd year, he met Viola Suomela, a 2nd year student. After graduation in 1946, Carol and Viola joined his father’s optometry practice where they worked for 57 years, along with volunteering as optometrists in the Caribbean.
In 1968, Carol became a Master Model Railroader, #22 worldwide, and served as president of the Niagara Frontier Region and as a director of the National Model Railroad Association.
He was active in his community, having served on the Harriston Public School Board and the Hydro Commission, as well as being a Past Master of Harriston Masonic Lodge No. 262. He was a Scout leader for 30 years.
In 2010, the Harriston Historical Society was founded by Carol, Grant MacKenzie and Ron Leslie, with Carol writing many articles of his Harriston memories. He took great pleasure in his collections of model fire trucks, trains, cars, and his Pequegnat clocks, which he donated to the Harriston Historical Society.
Friends may call at the Hardy-Lee Funeral Home, Harriston on Thursday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. with a Masonic Lodge memorial service at 8:00 p.m.
The Funeral Service will be held from Knox-Calvin Presbyterian Church, Harriston on Friday, August 4th at 1:30 p.m. Rev. Kathy Morden officiating.
Interment in Harriston Cemetery.
Memorial donations to Knox-Calvin Presbyterian Church, Harriston, or Harriston Historical Society would be appreciated.
Online condolences may be left at www.hardyleefuneralhome.com
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Dr Carol Homuth 1924 – 2017.source
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