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Fitzarthur Ernando Higgins

October 24, 1942 ~ December 30, 2021 (age 79)

Obituary

HIGGINS, Fitzarthur Ernando – Passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, December 30th, 2021, in his 80th year.

Reverend Fitzarthur Ernando Higgins originally of Belle Castle Portland Jamaica.  He served in the Jamaican Constabulary force as a Police Officer where he specialized in Criminal Investigation and Narcotics Team Division for 12 years. He then migrated to Canada in the early 1970’s where he worked for Timberjack manufacturing company before becoming a Pastor and Founder of Increasing Faith Fellowship Church in Woodstock Ontario.

Reverend Fitzarthur Ernando Higgins is survived by his loving wife of 51 years Ivylin (nee) Henry Higgins, and his children Hillary, Michelle (Robert), Patrick (Gladys) and Ingrid, and 9 grandchildren.  Also survived by his stepmother Icylin Higgins, his siblings Marva (Leslie), Ricardo (Cheryl), Deanna, Marlene, Jimmy (Rose), Dawn, and by brother in-law Purcel (Janice), sister in-law Bulah, brother in-law Desland (Angela) many nieces, nephews, and numerous relatives

Reverend Fitzarthur Ernando Higgins is predeceased by his father Hernal and his mother Ethel.

Reverend Fitzarthur Ernando Higgins had a passion for God and His word. He loved God with all his heart, with all his soul and with all his might. He lived and breathed Romans 10:17 “Faith comes by hearing and hearing by the word of God”.

Friends are invited to meet with the family at the Brock and Visser Funeral Home, on Friday, January 7th, 2022 from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm.  The funeral service will be held at the Increasing Faith Fellowship, 50 Finkle Street, Woodstock on Saturday, January 8th at 11:00 am. Interment to follow at Oxford Memorial Park Cemetery. 

 Guests must RSVP through the funeral home website to attend both visitation and/or service.  Masks are mandatory and Covid protocols in place. 

If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Lung Association and may be arranged through the Brock and Visser Funeral Home, 845 Devonshire Ave., Woodstock, Ontario (519-539-0004).

 


Services

Visitation
Friday
January 7, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Brock and Visser Funeral Home
845 Devonshire Avenue
Woodstock, ON N4S 8Z4

Please note

Attendance is limited to a maximum of 30 people, spread over 30 min intervals. Family and friends planning to attend are kindly requested to RSVP to reserve their time slot


Visitation
Friday
January 7, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brock and Visser Funeral Home
845 Devonshire Avenue
Woodstock, ON N4S 8Z4

Please note

Attendance is limited to a maximum of 30 people, spread over 30 min intervals. Family and friends planning to attend are kindly requested to RSVP to reserve their time slot


Funeral Service
Saturday
January 8, 2022

11:00 AM
Increasing Faith Fellowship
50 Finkle Street
Woodstock, ON N4S3C8

Please note

Attendance is limited to a maximum of 150 people. Family and friends planning to attend are kindly requested to RSVP to reserve their place


Donations

Heart and Stroke Foundation
P.O. Box 460 Station K, Toronto ON M4P 9Z9
Tel: 1-877-882-2582
Web: https://www.heartandstroke.ca/how-you-can-help/ways-to-give

Lung Association - Western Ontario Regional Office
Sandy Lee - Manager, Community Engagement Southern Ontario, slee@lungontario.ca ON
Tel: 1-519-753-4682
Email: info@lungontario.ca
Web: http://www.lungontario.ca/

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