Meyrick Brissenden Stanton

STANTON, Meyrick Brissenden

passed away peacefully in his sleep at 75 years of age, on Monday, March 12, 2018 at Iler Lodge in Essex. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Meyrick had just celebrated his 50th wedding anniversary On September 2nd with his wife Ileen (nee Abbott). He will forever be remembered by his children, Sherrie Stanton and partner Bill Seeger and Chris Stanton and wife Bridget and grandchildren, Olivia, Ian and Joey. Dearest brother of Michael (Anne), Sandy (Allan), Doreen (Steve), Phillip, David and Doug and brother-in-law of Frank Abbott. Meyrick is also survived by his many aunts and cousins. He retired in 2006 after 29 years of service with Canada Post. He also dedicated 29 years to Scouts Canada and volunteered on many boards within our community, including Fun Fest and the Parks Department. Meyrick was a long time member of St. Paul's Anglican Church serving on many committees. In life, he also enjoyed bird watching, camping and spending any time with his family and friends. The family would like to give their gratitude to the entire staff at Iler Lodge for the loving care shown to Meyrick. In following Meyrick's wishes, cremation has taken place. Visiting will take place at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E, Essex on Friday, March 16, 2018 from 10:30 am until time of Funeral Service to celebrate Meyrick's life at 12:30 pm. Rev. Chris Brouillard-Coyle and Rev. Jim Hatt officiating. If desired, memorial donations made to the Essex Food Bank would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their memories online at