Bird, William Edward - peacefully at Eden Place Retirement home on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 in his 84th year. Son of the late Sven & Ebba Bird. Husband of the late Isabel Thibadeau. Loving father of Peter (Claire) of Burlington and Paul of Tillsonburg. Proud grandfather of Alec, Robert and Luke. Bill is survived by his sisters Barbro Teskey of Ottawa and Mary Emmons of Lancaster, PA. The family has arranged a Memorial Service to be held at Christ Church Anglican, 39 Everett St. Belleville at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 11, 2012. The family wishes to thank the staff at Eden Place and ParaMed for all their care and support. Cremation entrusted to the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel. Memorial Donations to Hospice Quinte, 225 Dundas St. E., Belleville, ON K8N 1E2 (613-966-6610).