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Joseph Hotchkiss

Joseph David Hotchkiss

Tuesday, November 7th, 1939 - Saturday, November 16th, 2019
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HOTCHKISS, Joseph David –
November 7, 1939 – November 16, 2019
Peacefully with family and friends at his side at the age of 80 following a courageous battle with cancer, David began his final journey. Born and educated in Manchester, England, David emigrated to Canada in June 1967 and began his long career with Ontario Hydro. He worked at Lakeview and the following nuclear plants: Pickering, Bruce, Wolsong-South Korea and Darlington as a professional engineer. He loved his family and their trips camping, watching hockey, and enjoyed curling, golfing and skiing. Important to him was his Manchester United team and his Thursday pub night buddies. David is survived by his wife Effie (Elvera) of 47 years, daughter Natasha, her husband Andrew and their daughter Isabelle and son Jason his wife Julie and their children Colton and Averie. He is survived by his cousin Michael in England. A Celebration of David’s Life will be held at W.C. TOWN FUNERAL CHAPEL, 110 Dundas Street East, Whitby, on Monday, November 25th 2019 at 2pm. Our sincere thanks to the wonderful doctors and nursing staff from the Durham Region Cancer Centre for their care and concern. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the SickKids Hospital Foundation in Toronto or the charity of your choice. Online condolences may be expressed to
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    Monday, November 25th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Monday, November 25th, 2019 2:00pm
    W. C. Town Funeral Chapel
    110 Dundas Street East
    WHITBY, ON L1N 2H7
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    Reverend Sharon Melvin
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    W. C. Town Funeral Chapel
    110 Dundas Street East
    WHITBY, ON L1N 2H7
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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Posted at 09:47am
Our deepest sympathies to David's family . I had the privilege of working with David for many years at Ontario Power Generation. A consummate professional and a friend, I treasured his friendship for many years even after we both retired. David always had a smile and radiated humor and happiness all around him everywhere he went . Rest in peace dear friend , and your legacy lives on in your family and loved ones.

Paul Sacco

Posted at 12:39pm
We will truly miss our friend and neighbour who always greeted us with a huge smile. Our condolences to Effie, Jason and Natasha and their families.
Paul and Judy


Posted at 07:21am
Dave You will always be remembered by PA RTS friends
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Posted at 07:11am
osted Nov 18, 2019 at 08:33pm
Kindly accept out sincere condolences on the passing of our dear friend Dave .
I along with my Field Engineering team and John Glover, recall the Pickering RTS days with JD Hotchkiss ever smiling face ,his signatures during the Construction and commissioning of PA RTS representing , Very knowledgeable, pleasing, kind person of helping nature Dave acted as mentor for many of us that we will always remember him. We pray May his soul Rest In Peace ,

RAVI Srinivas

A most competent professional I had the pleasure of working with doing those years at Darlington Site.

Fenny and Bob

Posted at 04:59pm
He was a good friend and neighbour for 35 years. We will miss our driveway chats over a cold beer (s).
Our condolences to Effie, Jason and Natasha and their families. He will be missed!
Bob and Fenny

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