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Melbourne "Mel" Vankoughnett

December 6, 1949 ~ April 7, 2022 (age 72)


Sadly, Mel suddenly passed away at home with his wife Pauline and son Johnny by his side.  Mel was a father to his late daughter Lorriann, grandfather to Jesse (Sam), Jordan and Connor.  Survived by his siblings Manly (Kay) Vankoughnett, Elizabeth Bell, Darlene (Len) Healey, Patsy Lebarre and Sheldon (Vicky) Vankoughnett.  Predeceased by his parents, Cecil and Lillian Vankoughnett, siblings Ronald, Kenneth, Joseph, Thomas Vankoughnett, Roxanne Lasher.

Mel liked to fish and hunt and spend time with his family and friends.  He was a hard worker and was always willing to lend a helping hand when ever needed.  Mel will be greatly missed by family and friends but will never be forgotten.  Family and friends will be received at Trousdale Funeral Home in Sydenham on Wednesday April 13, 2022, between the hours of 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.  Funeral service will be held Thursday April 14, 2022, at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Ken Babcock officiating.  Interment to follow at the Sydenham Cemetery.  For those wishing;  donations may be made by cheque to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society in Mel’s memory.

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