Al Drury

Obituary of Al Drury

Passed away peacefully with his family by his side, after complications following surgery, at North York General Hospital, Toronto, on Saturday, May 11, 2019, at the age of 76.

Al Drury of Hope Bay, formerly of Elmira, was the beloved husband of Donna (Young) Drury.

Loving father of Steven and his wife Sherry of Elmira, Karen and her husband Peter Kron of Maryhill, and Lori and her husband Brent Shannon of Elmira.

Loved “Porrky” of Tara Drury, Derek Drury; Brian (Jeannette) Kron, Brent (Kristin) Kron, Brittany Kron; Keelie Shannon, and Kennedy Shannon. Proud “Dingaling” of Paige Kron and Lucas Kron.

Dear brother of Bill (Ruthena) Drury of Arthur, Ken Drury of Hope Bay, and Len (Kelly) Drury of Kitchener. He will also be greatly missed by his fur baby Frankie.

Al began his career with his father at Drury Construction where he developed a passion for working with heavy machinery. He worked as a crane operator at Dunker Construction, Sonny’s Crane, Lackie Bros., and retired from Process Crane Services in 2003. When he retired, Al and Donna decided they had enough of the cold and found a winter home and new family in Largo, Florida.

Visitation for family and friends will be held on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Dreisinger Funeral Home, 62 Arthur St. S., Elmira. Cremation will follow. A private family service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Grand River Regional Cancer Centre or Owen Sound Regional Hospital Foundation (MRI) would be appreciated by the family.