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Celebration of  Life Service:
  Date: 10:30 am, Tuesday August 29, 2017
  Location: Trinity Anglican Cemetery Chapel     
                        393584 Conc. 2, West Grey 
  Date: Tuesday August 29, 2017 (following service)
  Location: Trinity Anglican Church  
                       193 Chester St. E., Durham ON

Dels Hanslip

December 16, 1925 - July 12, 2017

Dels Hanslip of Hanover, passed away at Hanover Care Centre on July 12, 2017 in his 92nd year. He is now reunited with his dear wife Joyce, who predeceased him in January of this year. Fondly remembered by Veronica and John Fleischmann of Durham, and their families, as well as by many nieces and nephews. 

​Dels passed away at Hanover Care Centre on July 12, 2017 in his 92nd year. He is now reunited with his dear wife Joyce. He was predeceased by his parents Bertha and William Hanslip. Dels served proudly in the British Army and was a member of the Burma Star Association. Both are very fondly remembered by Dels' sisters Vina, of England and Veronica (John) Fleischmann of Durham, nieces Debbie Tanner (Steve) of Hanover, Susan Mullin (Jim) of Feversham, nephews Steve (Julie) Sweeney of Barrie, John (Elaine) Sweeney of England and Michael (Jean) Thomas of the Isle of Wight, as well as by all of their families. Joyce and Dels emigrated to Canada in 1976, first settling in Durham, where Dels worked in sales at his sister's Saugeen Motors Chev-Olds dealership, then to Thornbury-Clarksburg area as Dels was employed by Allen's Apple Juice, before retiring to Elliot Lake and finally to Hanover. They loved to travel; taking many cruises, driving to the USA, and returning to their native England every other year. Dels and Joyce supported the Durham Girls Drum and Bugle Corps; following and photographing their performances. In their spare time, Joyce continued to enjoy knitting and dress-making, while Dels could often be found bowling and playing darts at the legion.

​A Celebration of Life Service for Joyce and Dels Hanslip of Hanover, will be held at 10:30 am, Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at the Trinity Anglican Cemetery Chapel, Durham, Rev. JoAnn Todd officiating. An inurnment will immediately follow the service. Family and friends are invited for lunch and fellowship at the Trinity Anglican Church in Durham. If desired, because of her love of animals, the family requests donations in Joyce's memory to be made to the Grey-Bruce Animal Shelter. Donations in Del's memory may be made to either the Durham or Hanover branch of the Royal Canadian Legion. The family wishes to thank the staff of the Hanover Care Centre for their excellent and compassionate care. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Garafraxa Hill Funeral Home, Chatsworth. Online condolences may be expressed at

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