Mervyn "Merv" Schnurr

Obituary of Mervyn "Merv" Schnurr

Suddenly following a long battle with cancer at Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound early Friday morning August 4, 2017.  Mervyn Schnurr of Shallow Lake in his 86th year.  Beloved husband of Edna (nee Carlisle).  Cherished father of James and his wife Deborah of Shallow Lake and Debbie Edwards and her husband Fred of Owen Sound.  Loved grandfather of Alex (Rachel), Sara (Matt), Luke and Colt.  Dear brother of Marion Walker of Hepworth, Marilyn Saunders  and her husband Bev of Hamilton and Marcel 'Red' and his wife Muriel of Owen Sound.  Predeceased by parents Elizabeth (nee Kiefer) and Joseph Schnurr, brothers Morris and Murray and sisters Martina Jones, Marie Jones, Margaret Morneau, Marcella Connor and Mildred Schnurr.  Merv was known far and wide for his custom trailers and hitches which he made in his Shallow Lake shop.  Friends may call at the DOWNS AND SON FUNERAL HOME, Hepworth on Tuesday evening from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. with parish prayers at 8:30 p.m.  The funeral mass will be conducted from the St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Hepworth on Wednesday morning at 11:00 a.m.  Interment St. Mary's Cemetery, Hepworth.  Expressions of remembrance to Chapman House Residential Hospice or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.  Messages of condolence may be sent to the family through www.downsandsonfuneralhome.com