McEwen, Emery


1931 - 2022

On July 16, 2022 Emery Earl McEwen passed away peacefully at the tender age of 91 with loving family by his side. 

Emery was born April 18, 1931 at Lorimer Lake, Ontario. At the age of 9 he lost his Mother and spent the remainder of his childhood working the farm with his Dad. In 1952 Emery married his sweetheart, best friend and love of his life Josie. Together they raised four children and enjoyed living life to the fullest. He worked in the mining industry until he discovered his beloved "Heath and Sherwood" where he spent the rest of his working years "truckin" across Canada. He loved telling stories about his work adventures. He was a very loyal and dedicated employee. 

He was a loving husband and great father.He loved his grandchildren and enjoyed spending time with them. He had really bad "Dad jokes" that we all still chuckle about. He was always there for a friend in need and ready to help out whenever he could. In his spare time you would quite often find him under the shade tree tinkering with an old car. 

Emery was predeceased by his parents Jack and IdaMay (Wye) as well as 7 siblings. He was also predeceased by his loving wife Josephine (McComb). Emery is survived by his children Dianne Fraser (Susan), Janet St.Amant (Andre), Robert (Michelle), Beverly (Brian), his grandchildren Robin Degelman, Tony Dupuis, Nicole (Chris Sheridan), Mathew Dagleman (Tianna), Scott Dupuis, Kyle McEwen, James McNaughton (Tonya), John McNaughton, Jenna McNaughton (Aaron Danis), great grandchildren Jayden, Janessa (Dustyn), Logan, Olivia, Colby, Emily, Jack, Allie, Russel and Hope as well as his great, great grandson Maverick. Emery is also survived by his loved and cherished long time sweetheart Shirley Neldon. He will be missed by many extended family members. 

We wish to express our thanks and unwavering respect for the love and support Emery "Papa" received from Teck Pioneer Residence. 

Visitation will be held at Timiskaming Funeral Cooperative (French Family Funeral Home) in Kirkland Lake on Tuesday July 19, 2022 from 2pm to 4pm and again from 7pm tp 9pm. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday July 20, 2022 at 2pm. 

Donations or in lieu of flowers can be made to Teck Pioneer Residence. 


"If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart, I'll stay there forever" 

13 messages reçus

The McEwen Family

Very sorry to hear of Mr McEwen's passing from this earth. God Bless him on his journey. He did a fine job of raising a lovely family. Let his love shine through to them and remain in their hearts as memories of the beautiful years they had together. Our prayers and condolences to the family. God's blessings. Cynthia Young and Family

Cynthia Young and Family, le 17 juillet 2022

The Family of Emery McEwen

So very sorry for your loss. Heartfelt condolences to all.

SHIRLEY DORSEY, le 17 juillet 2022

The McEwen family and Shirley

We are very saddened to hear of Emery's passing. Thinking of you during this difficult time. Please accept our deepest condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family.
Terry and Barb

Barb Lind, le 18 juillet 2022

Janet & Family

So sorry to hear of your loss. our dad lived a fulfilling life. May he Rest In Peace

Pat & Lorraine

Pat Kiely, le 18 juillet 2022

Dianne, Family & Friends

So sorry to hear of your dad's passing. Our condolences to you and your loved ones.

Kelly Davis , le 18 juillet 2022

Janet and McEwen family

I am so very sorry to hear of your dad's passing. Beautiful kind soft spoken gentleman. He loved to come to Smitty's for lunch. May he rest in peace. Please accept our Condolences.

Sid and Yvonne Menard , le 18 juillet 2022

The McEwen Family

Sincere condolences to the family, we enjoyed the time we got to know your father.
Larry and Janie Pratt

Larry Pratt, le 19 juillet 2022

Emery's family

We send our deepest condolences at this time. May his memory comfort you and keep you happy knowing he is at peace.

Ron Tilley & Laura Gagnon , le 19 juillet 2022

Dianne, Janet, Beverly, Robert and families

So sorry to hear of your dad's passing. Although you will miss him, take comfort in knowing that he is now at peace.

Terry and Joanne xx, le 20 juillet 2022

Rob Mecewen and Family

So sorry for you loss. Thinking of you all.

Gilles and Sandra Lauzon, le 21 juillet 2022

Emery's loving family

So very sorry to hear of Emery's passing. He was a great neighbour and a good friend. Our loss is Heavens gain. Farewell old friend... till we meet again

Michael Doyon, le 21 juillet 2022

Mcewen Family

Emery was a wonderful neighbour on Woods Street and a joy to speak with daily .

Stan Skalecki, le 28 juillet 2022

McEwen Family

Please accept our sincere condolences on the loss of your father, grandfather, great grandfather. Cherish the wonderful memories of a great man❤
Ron and Tina

Tina Rozich, le 29 juillet 2022

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