Lary Buzwah
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Obituary of Lary Buzwah

Buzwah, Lary

A resident of Chatham, Lary Buzwah passed way at his home on Sunday, November 15, 2020 at the age of 72. 

Born in Little Current, Lary was the son of the late William & Marie (nee Sagaljiosse) Basswa. 

He is reunited with his loving wife, the late Doreen Buzwah (nee Thompson, 2003).

Dear father of Nick Buzwah, stepfather of Michele Thompson-Evoy (Dan Evoy) and step-grandfather of Kayla Butler (John) and Malory.

Great-grandfather of Jack, Riley, Charlotte and Natalie.

Brother of several brothers and sisters. 

Dear longtime friends of 40 years of Terry Labadie & wife Jean, and Rick Cyster & Colleen O'Keefe and many friends.

Lary retired after 48 years of Service as a Land Surveyor for the McGeorge and Barry Consulting Engineers and Land Surveyors. Lary and Doreen were former members of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #28. He loved his dog Maxine and will be reunited with his late animals. He enjoyed spending time with friends and sharing a cold one. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him. 

Cremation has taken place. 

A Graveside Service will take place on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 10:00 am at Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham. Those wishing to attend are asked to register online at or by phoning the Funeral Home at 519 351 2040. Those wishing to attend are also asked to meet in front of the Royal Canadian Legion Chapel at 9:45 am. to be led to the grave.

Donations may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #642 or to the Pet and Wildlife Rescue through the Funeral Home website ( 

McKinlay Funeral Home
459 St. Clair Street
519 351 2040

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