Kenny Gordon MacAskill November 13-2022: September 25, 1939 On November 13, 2022, at the age of 83, Ken quietly passed away at Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket following a protracted battle with rheumatoid arthritis and a brief battle with lung cancer. Predeceased by his sister Joan Dwinnell and parents Don and Ruth MacEachern of Midland, Ontario.
Beloved husband of Diane (nee Leach) for 58 years. Dearly loved father of Dr. Janet MacEachern and her husband, Jon Buchanan, Kitchener, and Patti and her husband, Dave Masotti, Wainfleet. Adored and fun-loving Pops to Maddie (Liam), Thomas, Olivia Buchanan, Michael and Evelyn Masotti. Ken was a teacher and vice principal with the York Region Board of Education.
Our family thanks Ken’s PSW Merry Vic, the doctors, nurses and staff at Southlake, especially the palliative care doctors. Cremation has taken place. As per Ken’s wishes there will not be a formal service. A Celebration of Life will be held in the reception room at Roadhouse & Rose Funeral Home, 157 Main St. South, Newmarket, Ontario, on Saturday, December 17, 1-3 p.m. with tributes at 2 p.m. In Ken’s memory, donations may be made to Southlake Regional Health Centre Foundation or a Charity of Your Choice.