Charles Henry McAlister (B.A., B.COM, CPA, CA) passed away at the West Parry Sound Health Centre, with his family at his side, on Wednesday, November 18th, 2015. Age 87 years.

Charles, V.W. Bro, was Past District Secretary, and Past Master of the Atomic Lodge in the Ottawa Valley District.

Beloved husband of the late Ruth Estella (Randlett) McAlister for 56 years. Dear father of Ronald and his wife Cathy of Enniskillen; Ian and his wife Juli of Kanata; Lynne of Parry Sound; and the late Donald. Affectionately known as Grandpa to Heather, Jennifer, Sean, and Kyra. Dear brother of the late Irene and her husband Ken Dunk. Dear brother-in-law of the late Dr. Ralph Randlett and his wife Deltra. Fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Cremation has taken place.

A Service of Remembrance for Mac will take place at the McKellar Community Centre on Saturday, December 5th, at 1:00 P.M. Please bring your singing voices or instruments.

As expressions of sympathy, donations for Lyme Disease Research (payable to G. Magnotta Foundation for Vector-Bourne Diseases, 271 Chrislea Road, Vaughan, ON, L4L 8N6 Attn: Treasurer,, or the West Parry Sound Health Centre would be appreciated.