HAROLD PHILLIP BEAUDRY

The family announces with sorrow the peaceful death of Harold Phillip Beaudry on Thursday, September 15, 2011 at his residence. Very much-loved husband of Heather Wallingford. Beloved father of Michelle (Harold) and John (Diana). Much loved stepfather of Randy, Alex, Roxanne, Cassandra, Darcy, Donna Lynn and Cathy. Beloved grandfather to Brittany, Cameron, Harrison, Kathryn, Jennifer, Sam, Jessica, Courtney, Dawson, Kale and Keon. Sadly missed by his nieces and nephews. Harold was a lifelong resident of Sudbury. He has received degrees and diplomas from the University of Toronto, Ontario College of Education, Osgoode Hall Law School and the University of Windsor. He has practiced law in Sudbury since 1962. He was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1974. He has extensive litigation in courts in Ontario and before many boards and commissions. He has lectured and written on the Personal Property Security Act for the Canadian Bar Association, Insight Education Services Limited and the Law Society of Upper Canada. He was a charter member of the Canadian Transport Lawyers’ Association. He was an associate at the law firm of Weaver-Simmons where he was a mentor to young lawyers and a well-respected colleague and resource for his fellow lawyers. Harold was committed to building a better Sudbury with his caring and sharing. He held executive and leadership positions with many worthy causes and community organizations including the Kiwanis Club, Chamber of Commerce, Committee of Adjustment, Police Commission Crime Stoppers and the Sudbury Symphony. Harold loved life and lived it to the fullest. He was a man of many facets. He was an amazing husband, father, stepfather, grandfather, lawyer, teacher and scholar. He loved to downhill ski, fish, and hunt. Above all he was a great friend. He will be sadly missed but not forgotten. His driving force and measure of success was, was a person a better person for having known me? Harold accomplished this beyond his wildest dreams. Funeral Mass was in St. Patrick’s Church, 39 Walford Road, Sudbury on Saturday, September 17, 2011 at 10 am. Friends gathered at the church after 9:45 am on Saturday. After the mass a reception was held at the Jackson and Barnard Funeral Home, 233 Larch Street to celebrate and share the gift of Harold’s memory. Cremation at the Park Lawn Crematorium. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Sudbury Manitoulin Children?s Foundation would be appreciated. No funeral home visitation. Arrangements entrusted to Lougheed Funeral Home.