Emerson Salter

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Emerson Salter

December 22, 1920 - January 2, 2021

Passed away after 100 years.
Beloved and cherished husband of Dorothy for 72 years. He was the loved and respected father of David (Lynn), Deborah, and grandfather of Heather (Chris), Stephen (Christine) and Cody (Caitlyn). Great grandfather of Jaxson and Jonah. He was predeceased by his brothers Glen, Earl, Alan, Ray, and leaves his sisters Mary and Eleanor.

He served in RCAF for 5 years and was a Senior Divisional Buyer for General Motors for 32 years. Emerson was a lover of the outdoors, walking, cross country skiing, and skating well into his nineties.

Those wishing may make a memorial donation to the Golden Plough Lodge.

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Deborah Salter - February 14, 2021

I just want to send another message to my dear dad. God created earth & everything on it. But on December 22nd 1920 he created a very special person who has been an inspiration to many who love and miss him very very much..Dad you are in my heart forever. It is very hard not being able to hold your beautiful hands and tell you how much you are loved. Thank you God 🙏 for the dad you created for us. Love your daughter ❣️💕❤️❤️

Cody Salter - January 12, 2021

The fact that you're gone hits me at the most impossible of times and its hard to believe every time. Papa, you were, and will always continue to be, sunshine in my life. Thank you for all your kindness, memories, and love. You will be sorely missed, always.

Charlotte McCullough Holland - January 12, 2021

To Dorothy and Family, My sincere sympathy in Emerson's passing. We worked together for many, many years from 1963 on. A fine gentleman with a great sense of humor. He will be missed.

Heather Haley - January 10, 2021

My true inspiration always and forever. Papa you will be greatly missed. Love always Heather

David - January 10, 2021

To a wonderful man; who wise liked and admired by a great many people as I know by attending your record breaking GM retirement party. If the world had more people in it like you dad it would be a much kinder, loving place. Thank you for being such a wonderful example in my life. Your loving son David. xoxo

Lynn Salter - January 10, 2021

I am so proud to call Emerson my father-in-law, he was one of the most meek, loving, smart and kind gentleman I have ever met or am bound to ever meet again. They just don't make men like him anymore. The love and respect he had from his family was just a given.The joy he got from his grandchildren and they from him was such a pleasure to see. His unconditional love he had for his loving wife and his own children was unbreakable. He always had a huge smile and funny little gesture for his great grandchildren. I will never forget the very wonderful relationship that we had. I could have never asked for more!! I will see you again my dear, dear man. Sleep now, til we meet again. Love you always Lynn. xoxo

Deborah Salter - January 8, 2021

To my dear Dad. I am going to miss you so much. You are the love of my life and will always be in my heart. We have had a lot of laughs and stories while you were in the Golden Plow. I will miss seeing your face and holding your hand. I love you so much your loving daughter

Cindy Elliott - January 8, 2021

Your mom and dad spent many years at Shadow lake with the Elliotts cottage. Such wonderful memories and Emm was such a warm and kind person. Cindy Elliott.

Gerry Heaton - January 7, 2021

Emerson was a wonderful person to know. He was kind and considerate. A role model for us GM Co-workers. He had a great sense of humour and a wonderful smile. Condolences to his family RIP

Bob and Alice Matthews Oshawa - January 7, 2021

Emerson always had a good sense of humour...I worked at GM Oshawa in the purchasing dept with Emerson for many many years....He was always a gentleman and had great work ethics . We will always have fond memories of him.

Alex - GPL - January 6, 2021

Emerson will be deeply missed. He brought joy to my work and was always high spirited. May he Rest In Peace.

Dina and Jeffrey Droppo - January 5, 2021

Sending condolences to Dorothy and her family. He was an incredible man who lived life to its fullest . Will be truly missed by friends and family .

Holly, Nurse GPL - January 4, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Emerson was such a kind and friendly gentleman. I always enjoyed talking to him. He will be greatly missed.

Jeanette Mitchell - January 4, 2021

So sorry to hear of Ems passing, I have many fond memories of Em when I was cleaning for you Dorothy, sending love to you and your family. My mom sends her condolences as well. Take care Jeanette Mitchell

LeeAnn Jones - January 4, 2021

I am so saddened to hear of Emerson's passing. I always loved our visits when he came in to the shop for his haircut. Though I hadn't seen him in quite awhile I thought of him often. Much love to Dorothy and his family as you say goodbye to a dear sweet man.