MCDERMOTT, Derek - July 31, 1942 – October 4, 2021
It is with sadness, love and profound gratitude that the family of Derek McDermott announces his passing at his home on Monday, October 4th, 2021 at 79 years of age.
Beloved husband and best friend of Mary for 27 years.
Loving father of Catriona (Sesto) and stepfather of Tracy (Pat), Graham (Kerri) and Robert.
Cherished Papa of Kyle, Brett, William, Olivia, Celeste, Reilly, Quinn and Mason.
Dear brother of Patricia Drotar and niece Andrea (Kevin), predeceased by his nephew Christopher.
Derek will be lovingly remembered by his extended family and many friends.
A special thank you to the Palliative Care nurse, Melissa for her wonderful care and compassion.
Visitation will be held at the OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Saturday, October 23rd from 12:30 until 1:30 p.m.
Please sign up for visitation using the following link: https://signup.com/go/ApKAHbD. A private celebration of Life will be held in the chapel at 2 p.m.
Please join us in celebrating Derek’s life via our livestream link https://funeraweb.tv/diffusions/38477 Memorial donations to Lakeridge Health Foundation – Cancer Care would be appreciated.
Online condolences can be made at oshawafuneralhome.com .