Paul Jefferey Minaker

February 5, 1959 - September 6, 2014

Peacefully at the cottage, Paul passed away surrounded by his family on Saturday September 6, 2014. Beloved husband of Marilyn (nee Roffey), proud father of Ben (Gillian), Elle and Jon, devoted son of Joan Minaker, loving brother to Terry, Cindy, Katharine (Chris) and uncle to many nieces and nephews. Paul was predeceased by brother Tony, father Loris, niece Erica and beloved aunt Thera Falconer. 1959 - 2014 There was a lot of living in the dash between birth and death: son, brother, uncle, husband, father, friend, professional hockey player, project manager, Jaguar owner and vineyard creator. Thank-you to friends, family and medical care teams in Ottawa and Prince Edward County, especially Jennifer Hall, William Splinter and Heather Campbell for support and care throughout this cancer journey. Paul's indomitable fighting spirit allowed us more time than we could have hoped for. Mr. Minaker is resting at the Whattam Funeral Home, 33 Main Street, Picton, Ontario. Funeral Service in St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, King St., Picton on Friday September 12 at 11 am., followed by a celebration of his life at the Royal Canadian Legion Picton BR. 78. The Reverend Lynne Donovan officiating. Family interment to take place in Rose Cemetery, Waupoos. If desired, memorial donations to Hospice Prince Edward or the Ottawa Hospital Foundation would be appreciated. (cheques only, please) The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday afternoon 2 to 4 and evening 6 to 8 pm.