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Charles Joseph Black
February 6, 1924 - September 15, 2016
With sadness we announce the passing of our father Charles Joseph Black at the age of 92. Charlie was born in Campbellford, Ontario and lived in London and Toronto before settling down to raise his family in Ottawa and beginning a long career with the CBC. He died peacefully in his sleep on September 15, 2016. Charlie is predeceased by his wives Evelyn (nee Allemano) and Willowdene (nee Tomkinson) and his siblings Arthur, Gerard, Margaret, George and Dan. He will be greatly missed by his children John (Mary Lou), Barbara (Bob McFarland), Margaret (Jon Gilberg), Carol (Marc Iacovelli), Dan, Doreen (Juan Carlos Cabrera), Karyn (Bryan MacKell), Penny (Kerry Holliday), Wendy (Dave Griffiths) and Diana (Irma Jimenez). He was adored by his grandchildren Sandra, Gregory, Derek, Jeffrey, Scott, Madelaine, Jeremy, Alexa, Christian, Lucas, Sophia, Christopher, Daniela, Andres, Jason, Brendan, Kristen, Karyn Lisa, Braden, Devon and Connor. He leaves behind his great grandchildren Isabelle, Nathalie, Eden, Zoe, Ethan and Austin. Visitation will be held at the McEACHNIE FUNERAL HOME (28 Old Kingston Rd., Ajax 905-428-8488) on Thursday, September 22 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at HOLY REDEEMER ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH (796 Eyer Dr., Pickering) on Friday, September 23 at 11:00 am. If desired, memorial donations may be made in lieu of flowers, to the Canadian Cancer Society and would be greatly appreciated.