Douglas Hersey



from The Toronto Star

HERSEY, Douglas F., B.Sc., CD - (Graduate of Royal Military College, Kingston, 1957; Retired Administrator for Metropolitan Toronto Home for the Aged) Peacefully at his home on Tuesday, December 21, 2004, Douglas Hersey, in his 71st year, loving husband of Frances Slocum. Dear brother of Col.Robert Charles Hersey, Brockville. Dear brother-in-law of Lorraine Bertschi, Ottawa. Beloved uncle of David and his wife Debbie Bertschi, Suzanne Bertschi-Mackay and her husband Dave Mackay, David and his wife Maggie Hersey, Laura MacDonald, Jennifer and her husband Bob Gray. Dear great-uncle of Eve Frances Mackay, Douglas and Shannon Hersey, Riley and Patricia Gray. Remembered by niece Cindra Bilick. The family will receive their friends at the Egan Funeral Home, 203 Queen Street S. (Hwy. 50), Bolton (905-857-2213) Tuesday afternoon 2-4 and evening 7-9 o'clock. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, December 29 at 2o'clock. Spring interment Fernhill Cemetery, Saint John, New Brunswick. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army, Brampton Citadel, 9395 Bramalea Road, Brampton L6S 4B7 or Haven of the Heart, P.O. Box 29, Palgrave L0N 1P0 or a charity of your choice. Condolences for the family may be offered at

Dear Friends,

It is my sad duty to inform you of the passing of Bob Hersey's brother Douglas Franklin Hersey on 21 Dec 04, at his home in Bolton, ON, with his wife Frann at his side, after a long and very brave battle with prostate cancer.  Respecting Doug's wishes, he was nursed at home for the past 10 days by his brother, Bob and Doug's wife Frann, plus professional help.

Visitation is from 2 -4 pm and 7 - 9 pm on Tuesday, 28 Dec 04.  Funeral service at 2 pm, Wednesday, 29 Dec 04.  All arrangements are with Egan Funeral Home, 203 Queen St., South, Bolton, ON, L7E 2C6.  Phone: (905) 357 - 2213. Donations to the Cancer Fund or charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Announcement in Toronto Star - probably 24 Dec 04.

Doug was a graduate of Royal Military College 1957 and was Commissioned in the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals.  He was a graduate of Canadian Army Command and Staff College (Kingston) 1968.  He retired early from the Canadian Armed Forces and pursued a career with Metro Toronto Social Services.

Mrs Frances (Frann) Hersey
71 Martha St.,
Bolton, ON
L7E 4Y8


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