June 8, 1961 – February 22, 2019
A Gift Returned to God
In loving memory of Elwin Allen Root, who passed away unexpectedly although peacefully in Espanola, ON, Friday, February 22, 2019 at the age of 57. Beloved son of Preston Root pre-deceased August 17, 1987, and Therese Root (nee Bertrand) pre-deceased April 13, 2016. Beloved brother of Gilbert Root pre-deceased January 24, 2007 (Debbie), Claudette Holden (Keith) and Melinda Root (Craig Livingston). Beloved uncle of Brad Holden (Lori), Stacey Patenaude (Mark), Jessica Root, Adam Root (Ashley), Eric Root. Beloved great uncle of Sofia, Adelyne, Brady, Amelia. Extended family member of Holland Group Home, proud employee of the Jarrett Centre, and friend of many. Allen loved country music (Johnny Cash), playing his guitar, good food, dancing and big hugs.
Celebration of Life at Lee Valley Hall and internment at Lee Valley Cemetery, Massey, ON, at a later date.
Donations to the Sudbury Developmental Services – Holland Group Home or Jarrett Value Center Notre Dame. Sudbury
(Arrangements entrusted to the Sudbury Park Lawn Cremation Service)