Gary Staples
Gary Staples

Celebration of Life

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sunday, September 19, 2021
Donald V. Brown Funeral Home
36 Lake Avenue Drive
Stoney Creek, Ontario, Canada
(905) 662-2948

Obituary of Gary Donald Staples

It is with broken hearts, we announce the sudden passing of Gary on August 13, 2021 at the age of 66. Beloved husband of Laurie for 33 years. Dearly loved son of Verna and the late Don Staples.  Cherished father of Andrea Hoogenboom (Robert). Devoted grandfather of Damian and Cara. Loved step-father of Jennifer, Jodee, Ashley and Amber. Will be missed by his 7 grandchildren and 1 great-granddaughter. Will be lovingly remembered by his sisters Carol Turner (Bruce) and Diana Finton. Gary will also be greatly missed by his many nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends. He was born and raised in Hamilton and spent his adult life in Calgary. Gary has been living his retirement dream, with his wife Laurie by his side, in San Carlos, Mexico, for the last 4 years. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Donald V. Brown Funeral Home, 36 Lake Avenue Drive, Stoney Creek on Sunday, September 19, 2021 from 1-5 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Notes of sympathy and condolence may be left at


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