In Memory of William R. (Bill) Halka
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of William R. (Bill) Halka on May 16, 2023, at the age of 79. Beloved husband and best friend of the late Denise Halka. He was the son of the late William Halka Sr and the late Madge Burbridge. Loving stepfather of Christine Casey (Bernard Laberge), late Kevin Casey (Lucie Hébert) and Bruce Casey (Darlene Sharpe). Adoring step grandfather to Sandra, Geneviève, Isabelle, Nathan, Jakob, Joshua and Mackenzie. He will be immensely missed by his sister Susan (William O’Leary) and brother Richard (Emese Tolnai). Predeceased by his sister Marilyn (Peter Delroy). Also, he will be missed by his late wife Denise Halka’s siblings. He also held a special place in his heart for Nathaniel Sivret, Creslin Johnson, Cyndi Masson, Céleste Chevrier, Katie Kamara, Corey Stone, Matthew Lauzon and their children. He loved his cousins, nephews, nieces, friends and neighbors whom he cherished very much. Bill was a devoted foster parent for over 24 years and in recognition of his involvement and volunteer work, memorial donations to the Childrens Aid Society Dare to Dream Program or Youth Transition Program would be greatly appreciated by the family. Celebration of Life will be held on June 8 2023, at the Heritage Funeral Complex, 1250 Trim Rd, Orleans. Visitations from 12:00 to 1:30pm followed by a mass in the chapel. Burial at the Notre-Dame Cemetery, 455 Montreal Rd at 3:00pm.