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Tyler "Ty" Lewis McWhirter

November 3, 1989 ~ September 12, 2018 (age 28)

In Loving Memory
Tyler `Ty` Lewis McWhirter
November 3rd, 1989 ~ September 12th, 2018

With great sorrow his family announces his unexpected passing on Wednesday September 12th, 2018 in Cochrane at the age of 28. He leaves in mourning his parents Diane (nee Vaillancourt) and Greg McWhirter of Cochrane, his sisters Samantha (Réjean), Jessica (Matt), his little nephew Miguel and his beloved four-legged friend Mia.

Tyler also leaves in mourning several aunts and uncles, Peter (Annette) McWhirther, Kenneth (Jolyne) McWhirther, Karen (Louis) Dingley, Yves (Diane) Vaillancourt of Timmins, René (Lisa) Vaillancourt, Gisèle (Mark) Ablack, Suzanne (Mark) Lewis, numerous cousins and friends.

He is predeceased by his grandparents Hector & Rita (nee Tousignant) Vaillancourt and John & Jean (nee Schofield) McWhirter.

The family will receive family & friends on Saturday, September 15th, 2018 from 2 pm to 4 pm at Les Maisons Funéraires Génier Gauthier Funeral Home, 70 Seventh Ave. South in Cochrane followed by a celebration of life.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting memorial donations to be made to the Minto Counselling Centre. If you wish to send online condolences to his family, to share your memories or pictures of Tyler, visit

``Each time we look at your picture you seem to smile and say don`t be sad but courage take and love each other for my sake`` 

Funeral Arrangements entrusted to:
Maison Funéraire Génier Gauthier Funeral Home
70 – 7th, Ave South, Cochrane, ON P0L 1C0
Telephone: (705) 272-5726

Donations may be made to:

Minto Counselling Centre
233 Eight St., Cochrane ON P0L 1C0
Tel: 1-705-272-4245

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