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Visitations: 6:00 - 9:00pm, Friday, June 2, 2017

                       12:30 - 1:30 pm, Saturday June 3, 2017

Funeral Service: 1:30 pm, Saturday June 3, 2017, 

Location:    Garafraxa Hill Funeral Home

                      251 Garafraxa Street

                       Chatsworth, ON

Milton James Bryans

August 25, 1920 - May 31, 2017

Milton James Bryans of Owen Sound, passed peacefully at Grey Bruce Health Services on May 31, 2017 in his 97th year. Milton leaves behind his loving wife of 73 years, Mildred (Millie) Elizabeth Bryans (Gardiner). He is survived by his sons Barry (Cora), Glen (Dorothy) and daughters Vivian Povelofskie (Bryan), Elaine Perras, Colleen Danard (Kurt), Yvonne Bryans and Joyce Bryans. He is also survived by brothers Wilbur (Mary), Vincent, his sister Evelyn Snowden (Stuart), and sisters-in-law Mavis, Caroline, Betty, and Violet. Predeceased by his parents Stanley (Hazel), step mother Ruby, brother Howard, Ivan, Beverly, Clarence and sister-in-law Ruth.
He will be dearly missed by 15 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. 


Milton was a proud RCAF war veteran from 1941 to 1945. He married his sweetheart Millie on November 6,1943, in Victoria, B.C.  At the end of the war he returned home to Desboro and took over his Grandfather's  farm; raising cattle, pigs and poultry. He worked as a beekeeper and produced maple syrup on the farm.  Milton was a true "Jack of all Trades", proficient in carpentry, plumbing and electrical work. He was a loving, dedicated father to 7 children two boys and five girls. In 1965 Milton started working in the hearing aid business and in 1967 purchased the business and successfully serviced the hard of hearing community in the area; the business continues to this day. Milton was a devout Christian with strong faith. He is pleased to be united with his Savior Jesus Christ. 

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Garafraxa Hill Funeral Home Chatsworth.
Visitations will be held, Friday, June 2nd from 6-9 pm. and one hour prior to the the funeral service, which will be held at 1:30 pm Saturday June 3rd at the funeral home chapel, Reverend Jack Tweddle officiating. Interment at the Desboro Cemetery will immediately follow. Lunch and refreshments will be at the funeral home following interment.


The family has requested that donations be made to the Canadian Children's Optimist Foundation: Childhood Cancer Campaign. Online condolences may be expressed at

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