Keith Pilley

Memorial Service

11:00 am
Friday, December 22, 2017
Humphrey Funeral Home A.W. Miles - Newbigging Chapel Limited
1403 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Reception to follow

In the Rosedale Room

Obituary of Keith Pilley

1923 – 2017


Predeceased by parents Henry C. and Ethel (Roseborough) Pilley.  Keith had great admiration for his father, who as a 10-year-old Bernardo Boy came to Canada, where he had a very happy successful life.


Dearly beloved husband of Margaret (nee McConnell) for 68-years filled with happiness and mutual devotion.


Dear father of Gordon Pilley (Valerie) and Kathleen Higgins (Campbell).


Loved and loving Poppa of Matthew Pilley (Gitte) and their sons Junior and Senzo in Denmark; Stephanie Correia (Jeffery) and their daughters Sophie and Isabella; Kristie McEachnie (Marc) and their children Avery and Benjamin.  Douglas Rowan, Jackson and Katie Higgins.


Keith was born in North Bay and graduated from St. Andrews College and The University of Toronto and was a member of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity.  He was a dedicated employee of Royal Trust for 24-years and retired as Executive Vice President.  He served on the Boards of St. Andrew College and Trent University.


A memorial service will be held at the HUMPHREY FUNERAL HOME A.W. MILES – NEWBIGGING CHAPEL, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Davisville Avenue) on Friday, December 22 at 11:00 a.m.  A reception will take place following the service in the Rosedale Room.  Flowers gratefully declined.  If desired, a donation to the Alzheimer Society or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.


The family thanks the staff of Sunrise for their kind compassionate care of Keith and a very special thank you to Ian.  Condolences, photographs and memories may be forwarded through


Always In Our Hearts

Though your smile has gone forever

And your hands we cannot touch

We have so many memories

Of the one we love so much

Our memories are our keepsake

With which we will never part

God has you in his keeping

We have you in our hearts

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