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William James “Bill” Sutherland

William James “Bill” Sutherland

February 24, 2021

William James “Bill” Sutherland
SUTHERLAND, William James “Bill” - Peacefully on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at Royal Terrace Long Term Care, Palmerston in his 81st year. Loving husband of Donna Sutherland. Devoted father of Stephanie Sutherland, Cameron Sutherland (Lori Koebel), and Courtney (Ryan) Allen and step-father of Anthony Verdecchia, and Derek Verdecchia (Stacey Laughlin). Cherished grandfather of Taylor, Eva, Emry, Pria, Finley, Mackinnon and Sawyer. Dear brother of Eleanor (Hilton) Lyons and brother-in-law of Sandra (Bob) Vancoughnett, Beverley (Brian) LaMarche, Connie (Andre) Brule, Janis Robidoux (Peter Morgan), Richard (Darlene) Morley, Vicki (Rusty) MacDonald and Steven (Diana) Morley.  Special cousin of Donnie and David Scott, and cherished uncle of Scott and Todd Lyons. Bill was loyal to his lifelong friends. His passion for hockey, music and motorcycles will be present with all who knew him. Go Leafs go! In keeping with Bill’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A private interment will occur at Sanctuary Park Cemetery, Toronto. The family would like to thank Royal Terrace for their care and compassion. As expressions of sympathy, donations in Bill’s memory may be made to the Ontario Brain Injury Association or the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance. Arrangements entrusted to England Funeral Home, Mount Forest.


On behalf of the Brandenburg family we pass along our deepest condolences to all of Mr. Sutherland's family. Mr. Sutherland was always really nice to me, he treated me like I was 1 of his kid's. He'll definitely be missed.

— Diana Brandenburg, March 18, 2021

Donna, John and I are so sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. John has lots of memories of playing hockey with Bill Wednesday mornings. Those guys would drive through a blizzard to play hockey. Our thoughts are with you X

— John and Julie benns, March 4, 2021

Our Sympathy Donna. As we walk past your former home on Road 49 in Normanby we reminisce about evenings spent at Verna and Ken's listening to the music of Sudsy etc. and the evening he and the band entertained at our 25th anniversary. All good memories. Carol and Glenn

— Carol and Glenn Leibold, March 2, 2021

Rest In Peace uncle “Boo”. You were always my favourite uncle.

— Leslie Moore Kurchak, March 2, 2021

Donna so very sorry to hear about Bill. Sending our sincerest sympathy. You’re in our thoughts and prayers. Al and Ruth McEachern

— Al and Ruth McEachern, March 2, 2021

Courtney and family, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your father. His memory is sure to live on through you and your children, and I'm sure he's smiling down on you all. Thinking of you and sending love to you and your family. Taylor

— Taylor Risteen, February 27, 2021

May i express my sincere sympathy in your loss of a wonderful husband and father and certainly a lover of music with our band Country Motion.His support of his family and Donna were wonderful--Sudsy was a wonderful friend and will be dearly missed by many --rest in peace Bill! William Eckenswiller and family

— William Eckenswiller, February 27, 2021

Donna and family, so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

— Ed and Diane Stewart, February 26, 2021

Our sincere condolences Donna, Courtney, Eleanor and family. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Bonnie

— Bonnie & Marshall, February 26, 2021

Condolences to Donna and your entire family. Such a great guy, always a friendly smile for everyone! Cherish your memories.

— Joan & Lloyd Aitken, February 26, 2021

Donna, so sorry for your loss. My condolences to you and your family.

— Marion Granger, February 26, 2021

Donna and Family Many good times and great memories with "Sudsy" Deepest Sympatthy Willie and Val

— Willie and Val Smith, February 26, 2021

My Condolences to all of Bill’s family. Bill and I worked together at imperial oil’s finch terminal at the geographic center many years ago. I always enjoyed his great smile. God Bless.

— Roy Falkenberg, February 26, 2021

Deepest condolences for your loss! It was a great pleasure to get to know "Sudsy" through the motorcycle crew. Spent many a Wednesday lunches with him and even had to pleasure of jamming with him a few times. God Speed Sudsy

— Craig Ryan, February 26, 2021

Donna and Courtney - we are so sorry for your loss.

— Marg and Dave Echlin, February 25, 2021

Donna and Family, Sorry to hear about "Sudsy". Whether it be playing old timers hockey or music at Ken/Verna's we always a had fun and a few totties of course. We will always have those memories that will make us smile. Gary/Cheryl Williamson

— Gary Williamson, February 25, 2021

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294 Main Street South
P.O. Box 38, Mount Forest
Ontario, Canada N0G 2L0
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