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Condolence From: John Leavitt
Condolence: I was deeply saddened to hear of Greg's passing. Greg will always hold a treasured spot in my memories. In the summer of '72 Greg and I spent the summer in western Canada. We cycled over 500 miles and finished off working on the family farm in Saskatchewan. Two city slickers bailing hay for 6 weeks ... so many great memories. Such a good friend. You will always be with us.
Thursday April 05, 2018
Condolence From: byron akey
Condolence: For Greg, Rest your soul. Always wonderful to talk to and a gentle person. May the Light be with you, as you ride your Harley through the cosmos! Condolences to all the family and friends, heartfelt blessings.
Monday April 02, 2018
Condolence From: Phil Bauman
Condolence: Jackie - Very sorry to hear of this loss, my thoughts with you and the rest of Greg's family today. Sorry I wasn't able to make it to the visitation today to pass along my condolences in person.
Monday April 02, 2018
Condolence From: shane
Condolence: I am deeply torn with the passing of Greg.
I met Greg back in the late 70s early 80s, at Sears where we worked together with great friends, who have kept together for over 35 years. After we both left Sears we freelanced with advertising. There we many times in the 80s, where we'd be busy finishing off Christmas flyers for a variety of clients. One we worked together for many years was Canadian Tire. Along with doing marker layouts still, we both had an extreme fondness of airbrushing.

When we had a quiet moment from work, we'd always say, "Let's get together for a capp." Greg had this single making cappuccino maker and would invite me over for one. This was a real treat, since there weren't many regular coffee shops that made them at the time~ We both lived in the east end, Greg in the beaches and me in the Upper Beaches, (ha ha) Dawes and Danforth. During the summer, we'd take a walk along the boardwalk, discussing our latest work, or the fabulous day we were enjoying. There was this ice-cream stand we’d always go to and grab the chocolate, vanilla swirl. If we both had some pressing work to do, we’d walk along eating our cones, and call it a day when we were finished.

As the years went on Greg moved to Ajax and our get-togethers and capps., grew farther apart. We always managed to get a phone call in here or there, whether it was to send holiday wishes or BIRFday greetings.
I always felt Greg was a genuinely kind, soft spoken and quit witted friend, with a great sense of humour. There was never a dull moment from him.

The past few years, I remember Greg telling me he was unable to see me, since he was helping his ailing father, in Paris Ontario.
I was shocked to hear it was a three and a half hour drive from his home, but he still made it out there. I know that had taken a major toll on Greg’s mental and physical state, but it was his love for his dad and Greg’s kind spirit, that kept him going!
After his father passed away, Greg told me he was now trying to stage hi parent’s home, to sell it. He told me when he gets the time, we’ll have to get together and “have that capp.”
In November, I got a call from a relieved Greg, telling me the house was sold and everything was in order. He asked if I wasn’t too busy would I mind if he came over for a coffee. Of course I was delighted and waited. We spent a few hours discussing his family matters and talking about old and pleasant times!

I was fortunate to see Greg a few times in Princess Margaret before he passed. He didn’t seem to tell family or many friends about his condition. Thinking they might be too busy and wouldn’t he just wouldn’t want to bother anyone.
He had just celebrated his 63rd birthday. That is way too young and just NOT fair!

I love you Greg! You will be forever in my prayers,
your friend,

s h a n e
Sunday April 01, 2018
Condolence From: Yvonne Van Erkel
Condolence: My loving condolences, love and prayers go out to the Chessum family and my friend Jackie. Greg was such a sweet guy with a wicked sense of humour of whom I had the good fortune to meet through Jackie. Always there to lend a hand and a witty quip or two; he will be fondly remembered and missed. Thinking of you Jackie and sending you my love... Yvonne
Saturday March 31, 2018
Condolence From: Richard Yong
Condolence: Jackie and family
Please accept my deepest condolences for your family's loss. Take care
Thursday March 29, 2018
Condolence From: Michael and Kimberley Rinaldo
Condolence: So very sorry to hear about the passing of my childhood friend. I have very fond memories of growing up with Greg in Lorne Park. A friend that will be missed however the memories will always be with us. Our condolences to all that were touched by Greg over these many years.
Michael and Kimberley Rinaldo
Wednesday March 28, 2018
Condolence From: Arthur Francis Kay
Condolence: I am so sorry that Greg has passed away My memories of him will last forever. Love you
your big brother.
Arthur Francis Kay
Wednesday March 28, 2018
Condolence From: Arlene Mahood
Condolence: Thinking of you, Jackie. I'm holding you in my prayers. Hugs!

Arlene
Tuesday March 27, 2018
Condolence From: Beth Brown
Condolence: We are thinking of you and your family, Jackie during this sad time. So sorry to hear of Greg's passing and we send you and your family much love.
Tuesday March 27, 2018
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519 442 3061 Wm. Kipp Funeral Home Limited
184 Grand River Street North
Paris, ON N3L 2N1
Email: wkfh@rogers.com
519 442 3061 Wm. Kipp Funeral Home Limited
184 Grand River Street North
Paris, ON N3L 2N1
Email: wkfh@rogers.com