Ernest James ‘Jim’ Emerson passed away at Lakeland Long Term Care on Wednesday, February 29th. Age 80 years.

Beloved husband of Maxine Emerson. Dear father of Rick (Kim), Ivan (Sheila), Kevin (Chantel), and Karen. Loving Grandfather of Barry, Tyrel, Biancha (Freddy), Cameron, Julia, Ernest, Sarah (John), and Joshua (Rachel). Dear great grandfather of James, Abby, Noah, Isabella, Liam, Luke, Tristan, Charlie, Sarah, Marion, and Pheonix. Dear brother of Wilbert, Harvey, Liona, Gail, Gary, and the late Bill, Aubrey, Matt, Lorraine, Gloria, and Edna. Dear brother-in-law of Mark, Matthew, Judy, Linda, Penny, Barbara, and the late Ruth (husband Allie). Fondly remembered by his many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Cremation has taken place.

Jim’s life celebration and pot luck will take place at the Foley Community Hall on Saturday, May 11th, from 1:00 – 6:00 P.M.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to SickKids Foundation would be appreciated.


Am so sorry to hear of Jim's passing, my deepest condolences.

-Kelly Groombridge

Much love to all Tom and X wife Gail Dowswell

-Tom Charles Dowswell

Uncle Jim
I loved your sense of humor....you had the biggest smile. You could always make everyone laugh... no matter what mood they were in. You are already very Missed. Say hi to everyone. Rest in Paradise
Much love to everyone

-Sonya Leahy

My deepest condolences to the whole family, Uncle Jim was a great man and funny as heck will miss him always.


We are so sorry to hear about Jim’s passing. He was always so sweet, kind and funny. Always sharing stories about our dad and him. Our family is sending our love and heartfelt condolences.
The Brenn and Bartholomew families

-Tammy Brenn Bartholomew

Sorry to hear of Jim’s passing always a chuckle from this guy in meeting anywhere and a great time around the horseshoe pits take care Maxine he will always be around

-Doug Watkinson

Condolences to Maxine and all her family and Jim’s extended family.

-Linda Ucovich

Jim was a salt of the earth kind of guy. Hard working, honest and a great stone cutter. Smile and humour will be missed. I thank him for the words of wisdom along the way. Rest easy Jim.

-Paul Langford