Private Family Service
Ernest (Ernie) William Skrow
September 25, 1932 – April 18, 2021
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Ernie in his 88th year.
He will be greatly missed by his wife Helen of more than 65 years for whom he cared for during the past 13 years. A special thanks to Ofelia and Myrlin for helping Ernie to care for Helen for the last 8 years.
He will also be sadly missed by his daughter Robin, his son Steven (Diane), and grandchildren Taylor, Max and Dylan.
Ernie was an entrepreneur and owned and operated a successful mushroom growing operation (Meadowglen Mushroom) for over 30 years. He always respected a handshake more than a signed contract.
Ernie was an avid sports fan and a homer all the way. He attended many Leaf, Jays and Argos games over the years, and was always a very passionate fan. He even believed he could manage the teams better than the actual coaches.
He belonged to Donalda Club for over 45 years and always looked forward to his Wednesday Legends Games and dinners a afterwards. Ernie also cherished his birthday celebrations with his buddies from the old neighborhood.
Above all, Ernie was a very charismatic and giving man who loved chatting with people and loved volunteering at Sunnybrook Veterans Hospital and pushing wheelchairs on Tuesdays, while trading stories with the Veterans.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Sunnybrook Veterans Centre would be greatly appreciated by the family.
Rest in peace Ernie, we will always miss you.