David Victor Needs

Needs, David Victor

It is with great sadness that the family of David Victor Needs announces his passing on January 19, 2019 at the age of 45.  In his home with his wife at his side after his courageous battle with cancer.  David will be lovingly and forever remembered by his wife and soulmate Jennifer of 15 years, his children; Bradley (Jess) Traver, Emily Traver (Darren), Zachary and Emma Needs.  Dave will also be fondly remembered by his brother John (Julia) Needs and nieces, nephews, extended family, friends and co-workers at Castonguay Blasting.  Dave was predeceased by his father Duncan Needs, mother Rita Needs (née Ross), and sister Arlene Needs.

There will be a casual gathering on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 from 12:00pm till 3:00pm in Celebration of Life and Love in memory of David held at the Smiths Falls Royal Canadian Legion, Branch-95, 7 Main Street, East, Smiths Falls.  Family and friends are welcome.

Those who so desire may make a memorial donation to the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario located at Kingston General Hospital (https://uhkf.ca/giving/memorial-giving/).

Special "Thank You" to the Cancer Care Centre at Kingston General Hospital especially Dave's remarkable Oncologist (Dr. Hammad and her extended team headed by Paula).  The support received from Dave's home care team was incredible and it is with heartfelt gratitude we thank our main Nurse Kim McPherson and her continual care and compassion.  Funeral arrangement have been entrusted to the Lannin Funeral Home.  Online condolences available at www.lannin.ca