Bill Therrien

A photo of Bill Therrien


Newbury Legion Branch #583
22 Durham Street, Newbury
May 6, 2022
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

THERRIEN, William Michael (Bill)

Suddenly on Saturday April 23rd 2022, Bill passed while at Peterborough Regional Health Centre in his 68th year. Born August 25, 1954 to Margaret Therrien and the late John Therrien. Beloved husband of Karen Phillips.

Loving father to Michael Therrien (Chantel), Jackie O’Brien (Chris), and stepfather of Warren Phillips, and Craig Phillips (Adrianne).

Nothing made Bill smile more than his precious grandchildren Kalleigh, Ryleigh, Millie, Jake, Kora, and step grandchildren Lily and Samuel

Bill was part of a large family and joins his late brother Calexte Therrien and survived by brother; Peter Therrien (Diane Padlesky) and sisters; Pamela (Joel) Yundt, Theresa (Terry) Rankin, Linda Therrien, Brenda (Clinton, predeceased) Laing, Sheila (Dennis) Joyce and Cindy (Alvy) Ellis.

Bill was a long-time Finance Manager at SWRC and CPRI where he retired after a full career. A lifetime member and former President of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #185. He enjoyed his retirement life on the Shores of Rice Lake and will be fondly remembered by his Shady Acres family, and respects can be made at his home on Monday May 2nd  from 12-4pm.  In his younger years he was an avid member of the Blenheim Open organization committee and had a passion for golf and curling.

In keeping with Bill’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a public celebration of his life will be held in Newbury, Ontario on Friday, May 6th from 1-4 pm at the Newbury Legion Branch #583. In his memory, donations to National Poppy Trust Fund would be appreciated by the family.

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Condolences to Bill’s family. Sorry to hear of his passing. I have many fond memories of my time in Blenheim where I met and knew Bill as a Kinsmen and member of the Blenheim Open Committee. Great member of the community who readily welcomed me.

Bill was an upstanding fellow who truly cared and had a passion to help others. He will be missed by all who new him. My condolences to the family.

To the Therrien family. My condolences in the passing of Bill. Bill and I worked together at the Southwestern Regional Centre. I always enjoyed our conversations and getting caught up on his family as we all grew up together. I hope all the great memories will get you through the difficult days. Mirjam (Vandenberg) Hall

So sorry to hear about your brother Sheila. Our thoughts & prayers go out to you & all of your families. Marg & Dave

So sorry to hear about Bill's passing. My sincere condolences to Bill's family. Bill and I worked together for many years at SRC and CPRI. He was very dedicated to his job and was amazing with numbers. Rest in peace Bill.

Mike and family, We were so sorry to read of your Dad’s passing. He always was a pleasure to chat with whether we were at the Legion , S.R.C. or just on the streets of Blenheim. He truly, will be missed. Our condolences.

Dear Marg and Family Sorry for the loss of your son, too young, but God doesn't always give us choice. Sympathy to all. Pat Tiffin & Judy Sage (Lunns)

Bill was a truly great human being, Our son was the first to be sponsored by the Blenheim open,. Bill not only worked his behind of raising money but was very supportive to our family along the way. My deepest sympathies to his family.

My sincere condolence to Bill's family. Rest in Peace Bill

Sending my deepest condolences to the family. I have lots of memories of Bill in his younger days with the blenheim kinsmen club. Lean on your memories and share some of his laughter! Praying that God will grant you the strength you need to travel through your grief. Sincerely Barb Holden

So very sorry for your loss. My sincere condolences to Bill’s family. I worked with Bill at the Southwestern Regional Centre. I had many conversations with Bill over the years. Bill was a very kind, helpful, pleasant person. Rest In Peace Bill.

Great memories of crossing paths in the vast halls of src...He was always a gentle giant as he gentlemanly greeted others in their respective fields of services we all provided to the clients.Rip.

My sincere condolences to Bill's loved ones. I worked with Bill for 20 years at SWRC. He was always dedicated to his job and kept a good sense of humour to get him through the difficult times. Rest in peace Bill.