Obituary for J. David "Quincy" Longstaff
David passed away suddenly with loving family by his side on Monday, December 18, 2017, at Seaforth Community Hospital. Born in Seaforth, Ontario, on April 14, 1952, John David Longstaff of Egmondville was in his 66th year.
Beloved husband and best friend of Mary Longstaff (née Stephaniuk), for 43 years. Loving dad of Nicholas Longstaff (Jeff Peng) of Singapore, Andrea Longstaff of Stratford, and Christopher Longstaff (Shanti) of Toronto. Cherished Papa of Ellie, and baby Longstaff to be. Survived by his mother-in-law Zina Stephaniuk, and siblings-in-law Bill, Anne, Timothy and Roma Stephaniuk, and Robert Grant. David will also be missed by his cousin Michael McErlain, and his many nieces, nephews and friends.
Predeceased by his parents Dr. John E. and Bernice “Bunn” (née Thompson), his sister Barbara Grant, and his father-in-law Rev. Protodeacon Paul Stephaniuk.
Cremation is taking place and a celebration of David’s life will be held at the Seaforth Golf & Country Club, 42990 Front Rd., Seaforth, on Wednesday, December 27, 2017, from 2 - 5 p.m. Arrangements are entrusted to McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth, 519-527-1390.
As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation or the charity of one’s choice would be appreciated and can be made through the funeral home. Online condolences can be made by visiting David’s memorial at www.mcglynnfamilyfuneralhome.com