David Gerald Eskritt

A photo of David Gerald Eskritt


Blenheim Community Funeral Home
Tuesday January 10, 2023
4:00 p.m.


Blenheim Community Funeral Home
Tuesday January 10, 2023
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of David Gerald Eskritt. Dave was a resident of Chatham, formerly of Ridgetown, Ontario. Dave passed away peacefully with his beloved Wife and Daughters by his side at CKHA after a lengthy battle with Reynauds and Scleroderma at the age of 65. Born in Chatham, son of the late Albert Jonathan Eskritt (Marion) and Bernice Lena Eskritt.

Loving spouse to Judith Ann Fraser for 17 wonderful years. Dear Father to Shannon Knight (Jim), Angie Whitesell (Mark), Thomas Fraser, James Fraser (Sandra) and Brittany Fraser (Eric). Cherished and adored Papa/Grandpa of Brady, Bowe, Josh, Abby, Carter, Julia, Sophia, James, Corban, Daxx, Lincoln and Theo. Treasured brother of Donald Eskritt, Christopher Eskritt, Loretta Howey (Brent), Michele Hansen (Denise), Sandra Gauthier (Richard), Heather Dawson, Murray Dawson and the late Ronald Eskritt (Charlene). Brother-in-law to Rick Hall (Karen), Bob Hall, Jim Hall and Kate Davies. Dave will be fondly remembered by his sidekick Bubsie (David Jones), many nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.

Dave was a former employee at Metaldyne (R.J. Simpsons), Murray Clark Farms, Ken McLarty Farms, Motor Wheel and ES Hubbell. Dave enjoyed boating, fishing, camping and playing cards with friends. Everyone that knew Dave knows his love for Nascar and the Toronto Maple Leafs.

The family wishes to thank all the ICU staff and Doctors for treating him with respect and dignity. Their kindness and understanding shown will not be forgotten.

Visitation will be held at the Blenheim Community Funeral Home on Tuesday from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. followed immediately by a funeral service at 4:00

Anyone wishing to remember David with a memorial donation are asked to donate to Scleroderma Canada https://www.scleroderma.ca/copy-of-nutrition-1

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Sorry for your loss from myself and my whole family.

I am very saddened to hear about the passing of Dave. My condolences to the family ❤️. Dave was an amazing man, and I have very fond memories of him when I was growing up - one that sticks out like crazy was a small boat trip with Brittany and Judy. Rest in paradise Dave!

Our condolence to you and your family

We are sorry the whole family for your loss. Our d sympathy.

my condolence to you and your family.

Judy we are truly sorry for your loss although we haven’t known Dave very long having you as our neighbours was always a a delight we will truly miss our little talks on the balcony , know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers ❤️

Our condolences! So sorry for your loss!

Angie & family Our sincere condolences to you & your family. Our thoughts & prayers are with you at this time.

Sorry to read of Dave’s passing. Our sincere sympathy to all

STRONG HUGGGGGS … to share strength and many memories … Jenn

I am so sad to learn of Dave's journey. I did not know he was going thru what he was. My sincere condolences to all concerned. Rest in Eternity Dave. You earned it.

So sorry to hear of Davids passing. We were in the same grade at Beechwood so many years ago. Always had alot of fun with the Eskritt boys and girls. Take care and remember him with lots of love, Ruth