Robert "Ed" Vincent

21-May-1944 - 24-Jun-2019

Obituary Overview

In Loving Memory Of


Vincent, Robert “Ed”

Peacefully in his sleep with his wife and son by his side on Monday, June 24th in his 76th year. Loving husband of Jan, who he was happily married to for 50 years. Proud father of Terri (Matt), Brian (Anne) and Rita. Cherished grandpa of Kristian (Kenzie), Brianna, Katie, Grace, Drew and great grandpa of Joey. Survived by siblings Pat (George) and Brenda. Missed by family dog Lucy.

Ed will be fondly remembered for his endless teasing, repeated Dad jokes, and his love of family, sports, movies and travelling. He kept his sense of humor throughout his illness and in his final days he managed to comfort his family with laughter. Served proudly in the Canadian Air Force for 23 years, and volunteered with VON for 6 years.

A special thank you to St. Elizabeth nurses, the palliative team who cared for him at home and the attending staff at Kingston General Hospital.

Family and friends will be received at Township Chapel of the Gordon F. Tompkins Funeral Homes, 435 Davis Drive (Taylor-Kidd Blvd, at Centennial Dr.) from 2-4 and 7-9 pm on Thursday, June 27th. Funeral Service will take place in our chapel on Friday, June 28th at 10:30 a.m., burial will follow at Cataraqui Cemetery.
If wishing, donations may be made to U.H.K.F. - Cancer Center.

Robert "Ed" Vincent

Ed will be fondly remembered for his endless teasing, repeated Dad jokes, and his love of family, sports, movies and travelling. He kept his sense of humor throughout his illness and in his final days he managed to comfort his family with laughter.

Funeral Details

  • Visitation

    Gordon F. Tompkins Funeral Homes, Township Chapel

    Event Times:

    27-Jun-2019 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    27-Jun-2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Funeral Service

    Gordon F. Tompkins Funeral Homes, Township Chapel

    Event Times:

    28-Jun-2019 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

  • Burial

    Cataraqui Cemetery

    Event Times:

    28-Jun-2019 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Reception

    Gordon F. Tompkins Funeral Homes, Township Chapel

    Event Times:

    28-Jun-2019 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Posted by Delaine Halliday Green | 25-Jun-2019

I will always remember your dad's good sense of humour and the fun I would have visiting your family. So sorry for your loss.

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