In Memory of

Walter Sunnerton



Following government Covid limitations, a private Funeral Service will be held at Rod Abrams Funeral Home. Following the private events, the service will be placed on to the funeral home facebook page for public viewing. Please check back here as the link becomes available.

Sunnerton: Walter Edward,
Peacefully with his son at his side, at his home in Riverwood Senior Living Alliston, on July 14, 2020. Walt Sunnerton at the age of 93 years, Beloved husband of the late Ruth Sunnerton (nee: Holt). Loving father of Robert “Bob” Sunnerton and his wife Darlene. Dear grandfather of Ted, and Jennifer (Syd Trefiak). Sadly missed by his great grandchildren Ruby, Wren, and Finley. Predeceased by his siblings Helen Lisk, Eileen Stewart, Harold, John, Dorothea Rutherford, and Violetta McCullough. Forever in the hearts of his nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Following government Covid limitations, a private Funeral Service will be held at Rod Abrams Funeral Home Tottenham 905-936-3477, with interment in Trinity Cemetery Beeton. To view the funeral service, please click on the link below. For those who wish donations to Matthew’s House Hospice or Habitat for Humanity would be appreciated by the family.
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Memorial Tribute

“Walter Sunnerton”
  1. Barb and David Bricknell wrote:

    We are sorry to hear of Uncle Walter’s passing. Our deepest condolences. He will certainly be missed. Know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Barbie, David and Family

  2. Gail Ellis wrote:

    I send my condolences to you and to your family during this time of sorrow. The Bible gives a real hope and it promises that your loved one will soon come back to life in a peaceful paradise on the earth. (John 5:28, 29)

  3. Marie McKillican wrote:

    Sincere condolences to all the family.

  4. Penny and Jim Beck wrote:

    Bob we are so sorry for your loss. We will miss having our rye toddies with Walter and always having a good laugh with his jokes. We will keep you and your family in our prayers.

  5. Mary Hetherington wrote:

    Bob and Darlene
    I was sorry to hear of your father’s passing. Cherish the wonderful memories and know you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  6. Jim and Mae Aiken wrote:

    Condolences to the Sunnerton family. We have lots of good memories of Walter.
    Jimmie and Mae Aiken

  7. Jane&Doug Smitham wrote:

    Bob & Darlene ! .We are so sorry to read of your Dads passing! Please know we are thinking of you in these difficult times! Love you!

  8. Robert and Gail Matthews wrote:

    Gail and I want to express our sincere condolences to Walts entire family. We both have many fond memories of visiting with Walt and listening to his many jokes and stories. We also shared a few shots of his Crown Royal. He will be sadly missed. RIP our friend.

  9. Nancy Milligan wrote:

    Sincerest condolences to the Sunnerton and Lisk families for the loss of Walt.

  10. Gary Coleman wrote:

    Bob and Darlene—please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of Walt. He was fixture in Beeton for many years and sure was well known and regarded for his baseball skills. A fine man that always had a smile.

  11. Karen Moreau wrote:

    So sorry for your loss Bob & Darlene. My sympathy to you both. Big Hugs. Karen

  12. Michael Mckay wrote:

    Sorry to hear of Walter’s passing. I have many fond memories of Walter at Big Cedar Golf course and will miss his infectious smile and sense of humour. Rest in peace Walter.

  13. Dorothy Rumney wrote:

    Bob and Darlene: So sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. Many happy memories will help to get you through this difficult time

  14. Andrea Rutherford wrote:

    Sending everyone hugs. Sorry to hear about Uncle Walter. Many memories of his sense of humor and contagious smile. I can hear the Sunnerton siblings laughing now. Rest in peace Uncle Walter.

  15. Kathy Baker wrote:

    Bob & Darlene and family.
    I’m sorry to hear of Walt’s passing but so glad that you were able to be with him, Bob.
    Any time I was around your dad there was a smile on my face as well as all the others present. Laughter followed him. May the laughter continue on his new journey. Love and hugs to you all.

  16. Betty Decaire (Robinson ) wrote:

    Our condolences to the Sunnerton family ..sincerely Bob & Betty Decaire

  17. Warren Holmes wrote:

    A life lived to its fullest. The golf courses in heaven just got a lot more fun. RIP Walt and God speed

  18. The Beattie Family wrote:

    With deepest sympathy to the Sunnerton Family. Walt was a great friend to Mackenzie and Ron over the years.

  19. Kevin and Kim Dermott wrote:

    So sorry for your loss. Walt and Ruth were lovely people. He always had a twinkle in his eye

  20. Peter Garthside wrote:

    Sorry for your loss & deepest condolences from The Garthsides. I hope Walter is at peace and looking down on his wonderful family with a smile.

  21. Brian and Dianne Jones wrote:

    Sorry to hear of your father’s passing and know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  22. Mike Knoblauch wrote:

    My condolences to the family. We have lost a true gentleman and Veteran. RIP Walt and may all of our memories of you remain true and cherished .

  23. Chris Miller wrote:

    As president of Beeton Légion Branch 421 myself and our executive and members wish to pass our sincere thoughts and condolences to the family. As a veteran Walter was very respected at our legion. WE WILL REMEMBER THEM

  24. Tracy Andrews wrote:

    Condolences to the Lisk and Sunnerton families on the loss of a man who made us all smile.

  25. Matthews House Hospice wrote:

    Would like to inform the family that Matthews House Hospice has received a donation from Marie Gay in memory of Walter Sunnerton

    June Harrow
    Matthews House Hospice

  26. Herb & Lynda Hastings wrote:

    Bob, Darlene & Family
    You were so blessed to have had Walt in your lives. Although we didn’t know him well, we got a real sense of this special man from watching the funeral service. A wonderful portrayal of a fun loving dad, grandpa, brother, uncle, friend. May your memories give you peace. Hold those special memories close to your heart.
    Lynda & Herb Hastings

  27. Barb Kowalski wrote:

    I will always miss your crazy stories and silly sayings my friend. “Hurray,Hurray! It’s the First of May”….I will think of you always on that day. Barbie

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