Ronald Kenneth James

September 06, 1935 - December 17, 2015
Ronald Kenneth James

It is with great sadness the family of Colonel Ronald Kenneth James, CD (Ret’d), known to early military friends as “Jesse”, announce he passed away on December 17 2015 at Kingston General Hospital. Ron will be forever remembered by his beloved wife Mary (nee Cooper) of 53 years, his daughters Susan, Jennifer (Walter Holsgrove) and Catherine (Jean Raby), grandchildren Brittany and Camron Holsgrove, Zachary Raby, Isla Lauzon and brothers Bill James (Owen Sound) and Bob James (Fredericton).  A memorial service will be held at St. George's Cathedral, 270 King Street East, Kingston at 2pm on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016. A graveside committal service will follow in the spring at Mount Hope Cemetery, Brighton. Special thanks to the staff at Kingston General Hospital and Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario (Formerly the KRCC).  As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers, donations could be made to:

  1. St. George’s Cathedral, P.O. Box 475, Kingston, ON, K7L 4W5
  2. KGH Nurses Alumnae Endowment Fund, 32 George St, Kingston, ON, K7L 2V7
  3. Royal Military College Club of Canada Foundation, 13 General Crerar Cr, Kingston, ON, K7K 7B4
  4. Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery Regimental Fund, Canadian Forces Base Shilo, Shilo, MB, R0K 2A0
  5. - Charitable organization for Head and Neck Cancer



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