Former OTA Board Member Ivan Service Passes Away

Ivan Service of Atripco Delivery Service, a former OTA board member, passed away peacefully in his sleep at the Village of Humber Heights, this past weekend. He was 92.

Ivan was a passionate entrepreneur, dedicated community member, and sports enthusiast. He shared his kind heart as a Steward at Kingsway-Lambton United Church for years. He will be remembered for his work as a director of the Ontario Trucking Association, his ongoing charitable contributions to the community, and “for the strongest bear hugs a kid could ask for.”

Ivan valued the time he spent with the Runnymede Lions Club and enjoyed his adventures travelling near and far; especially in his motorhome.

Family and friends are welcome at Turner and Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. West on Thursday from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. Ivan’s Memorial Service will be held at Kingsway-Lambton United Church, 85 The Kingsway, on Friday November 14, 2014 at 11am, followed immediately by his Internment at Park Lawn Cemetery.  For those who wish, donations may be made to the Women’s Habitat of Etobicoke, On-line condolences may be made through

Ivan is the loving husband to the late Edna May and father to their children; late Darla, Greg (late Jan), and Lloyd (Susan).  He is survived by dear life partner Jeanne Eeles. He is predeceased by wife Bonnie, and is father to stepdaughter Marnie. He was a role model to his many grandchildren, and great grandchildren and cherished brother of Margaret Skidmore (Ray) and an uncle to many.

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