Bill Haskell
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Obituary of Bill Haskell

Robert William “Bill” Haskell passed away peacefully on Monday, September 13th, 2021, at the age of 91.

He was born in Chatham Ontario to the late Otto and Verna (nee Cook) Haskell. Bill is predeceased by his wife Ruth (nee Kendall). He was loved and will be missed by his daughters and sons-in-law, Heather and Ken Poole, Stephanie Haskell, Valerie Haskell and Christopher Parker; his grandchildren Andrew, Hillary and Aiden; and his great-grandsons Everett and Henry.

Bill retired from Union Gas where he was a valued and respected employee throughout his 43-year career. He thought so fondly of the good friends he made at Union Gas. He served on the VON board of directors for many years. Bill was a talented woodworker and an avid sports fan who enjoyed time spent with his family, traveling and golfing.

Thank you to the many healthcare professionals at London Health Sciences Centre, Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Home and Community Care Support Services and Care Partners. Thank you also to the staff at Fairfield Park. Special thanks to Dr. Verburg for many years of excellent care.

Bill’s family will be honouring his life privately.

Friends planning an expression of remembrance are asked to consider the Chatham-Kent Hospice Foundation. Online condolences may be left at

Run the bases Dad!

McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham, 519-351-2040


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