Obituary – Macpherson


Born on July 31, 1931, Bruce Macpherson passed away peacefully at Brucelea Haven in Walkerton on March 28, 2019, in his 88th year.

Bruce will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 63 years, Grace Hughena (née Ferris) Macpherson.

Also missed by his children Neil (Glenda Webster), Jessie (Paul) Callaghan, Marnie (Allan) Beitz and Christie (Dwayne) Patterson. Loving grandfather of 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

He will be sadly missed by sisters-in-law Grace L. McPherson and Velma Hendry, and brothers-in-law Harry Ruetz, Norman Campbell and Mervyn (Jeanette) Catto, as well as by many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his son Alexander (Sandy) Ferris Macpherson; grandson Wesley Alexander Beitz; parents Alexander and Pearl (née Vance) Macpherson; brothers Stuart, Eoin and Angus (Helen); sisters Eva (Grant) Begg, Catherine (Kay) Currie-Ruetz (Elgin Currie), Jean Campbell and Marguerite Catto; as well as by Grace’s family Sherman Ferris, Marjorie

(Burton) Shewfelt and Kenneth Hendry.

Bruce, our much loved social butterfly, charmed everyone who knew him. He loved his family, his gardens, cooking, baking, carpentry, playing cards and his many friends. ‘Til we meet again.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 11, 2019, at the Knox Presbyterian Church in Tiverton with Rev. David Chang officiating. A visitation and informal reception celebrating Bruce’s life will follow the service from 12-3 p.m. at the Whitney Crawford Community Centre in Tiverton.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to Tiverton Knox Presbyterian Church or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Cards are available at the Cameron Funeral Home, 1106 Yonge St. S., Walkerton, Ont. N0G 2V0; 519-881-1273; or can be made online at



Obituary – Macpherson was last modified: April 12th, 2019 by Dianna Martell