William Stanley Purves, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital on Saturday, April 13, 2019.  He was 91.                              

Survived by sons Randy Purves of Walkerton, Keith (Christine) Purves of Strathroy, Mark Purves of Mississauga and daughter Donna Bryant of Stratford. Loved grandfather of 9 grandchildren and several great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews and their families. Predeceased by his beloved wife Joan (nee Gross) and brother Frank Purves and sister Mary (Orval) Crispen. 

Visitation at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, from 2-4 and 7-8 pm with Vigil and Knights of Columbus Prayers at 8 pm. A Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 10:30 am, at Holy Family Church, Hanover.  Interment in Holy Family Cemetery, Hanover. 

Memorial donations to the charity of ones choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.  Register book available at


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