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Grant Hamilton Silvester


January 3, 1934

Chaplain, Saskatchewan


August 24, 2022

Sarnia, Ontario


Silvester, Grant Hamilton
Peacefully with family by his side, on Wednesday August 24, 2022, at Bluewater Health in Sarnia, at the age of 88. Grant was the beloved husband of Mary Elizabeth (n. Lean (Fleming)). Loving father of Julie Henry (Dave), and Dave (Terry Lynn). Cherished grandpa of Brett (Karla), Blair (Meagan), Lauren (Jeremy), Sarah (Greg), Danielle (Georg), and Jim, and great-grandpa to 7. Grant is survived by brother Stuart (Jeanette), Alan (Grace), and Ernie (Sharon) and his sister-in-law Gwen Silvester. Grant was predeceased by his first wife Donna, and his brother Roger Silvester. Grant was a proud long-time employee of Suncor and a devoted member of Peoples Church in Wyoming. Family and friends will be received at Peoples Church, 3888 London Line, Wyoming, for visitation of Friday August 26 at 11 am. A Funeral Service will follow at 12 noon. Interment preceded the service at Lakeview Cemetery. Remembrances and condolences may be expressed to the family online in “Grant’s Guestbook” at If desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Peoples Church would be appreciated.

Visitation & Services

Peoples Church

11 am to 12 noon.

12 noon.

Friday August 26


Funeral Service

Friday August 26

Peoples Church


Lakeview Cemetery


Masks are requested for entry to McCormack Funeral Home.


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I worked with Grant many years at Suncor. He was the best , none better then or now. He always got his work done with no fuss. We will miss you Grant. GOD BLESS.
Ed Fisher

Julie, Dave, and family, We are so sorry to hear about your Dad. Thinking about you and yours, and hoping that all the many happy memories will come to mind in the days ahead. He will always live on in your hearts, and through his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. June and Dave Weiss
June and Dave Weiss

Julie, Dave and families .... I am so sorry to hear about your dad ... sending a big hug ... take care ... Chris Fisher
Chris Fisher

Dear Mary and family , we were so saddened to hear of Grant's passing and unfortunately are unable to attend his service tomorrow . Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time . Kindest regards Cousin John Hamilton and wife Myrna
John William Hamilton

My condolences to the Silvester family. Although I didn't know Grant well I always heard kind remarks about him.
Cam Begg

Sending my deepest condolences to the Silvester family... what a treasure Grant was to us, his sweetness and gentleness will be forever missed. I'm so sorry not to be able to make it to the funeral as our newest grandbaby was born this morning, but my heart and thoughts are with you today. My heart was full thinking of my mom greeting her sweet cousin at the gates of Heaven❤️
Cherie and Brad Williams

I first met Grant at Suncor and at his beautiful home on Edgewood in Sarnia
Ran in to him here and there over the years, always a pleasure to catch up with him.
A true gentleman, RIP Grant
Ronan O

Julie, so sorry for your loss. Dave and I just mentioned Grant the other day, wondering how he was doing. Its ironic, Dave’s father, Fred just passed on Aug.20th. He had just turned 100. It’s hard losing parents, but memories will carry you thru. Love Sandy and Dave Lamourea
Sandra and Dave Lamourea