Obituaries » James Astles
April 24, 2017
James Earle Astles of Mount Forest passed away at Caressant Care Nursing Home, Harriston, on Monday, April 24th, 2017 in his 87th year. Beloved husband of Lorna Astles. He will be sadly missed by family, friends and by his companion “Boots” the cat. Jim graduated with honours from H.B. Beal Technical and Commercial High School in London. He specialized in drafting and went to work in the window and door industry with his last job being at Quality Homes. Following his years in the Streetsville Kinsman Club, Jim joined the Streetsville Lions Club in 1970. He went on to become Charter President of the Mississauga/Meadowvale Lions Club in 1979 and served as the District Governor in 1983-1984 in district A 11. Jim moved to Spring Valley, Mount Forest in 1988 where he transferred to the Mount Forest Lions Club. In following with Jim’s wishes, cremation has taken place. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest. Online condolences at www.englandfuneralhome.com.