On October 30, 2020, Kenneth James McIlheron, passed away peacefully at his home. Ken is survived by his beloved wife Kathleen McIlheron (Lamb), daughter Karen Anderson (McIlheron), son-in-law Tony Anderson, and granddaughters Lauren and Madelyn Anderson. Ken was very close to his cousins, Lily Fleming and Isobel Liddell, in Northern Ireland. Funeral will take place on November 4, 2020 at St Giles Kingsway Presbyterian Church, 15 Lambeth Rd., Etobicoke On. Visitation will take place at 12 pm and service at 1 pm followed by interment at St John’s Dixie Cemetery, 737 Dundas St East, Mississauga.
Ken was born in Toronto, Nov 21, 1940. His parents, James and Rebecca McIlheron moved to Canada from Ireland in the mid-1920s. Ken grew up in Toronto and attended Parkdale Collegiate Institute. After graduation he worked in facilities and engineering at his only employer for 45 years.
Ken was a Mason and member of the Lakeshore Masonic Lodge; and was a Shriner and Past President of the Tecumseh Shrine Club. He enjoyed many hobbies such as photography and woodworking. He enjoyed spending time travelling, camping, and boating.
In remembrance of his life, in lieu of flowers, the family requests any donations be made to St Giles Kingsway Presbyterian Church.