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Ron Sucee Passes

Published: March 15, 2020 11:56 am ET

Last Comment: March 21, 2020 9:47 am ET | 2 Comment(s) | Jump to Comments

It has been announced that Ontario Standardbred racing participant Ron Sucee, 85, passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday, March 13, 2020 surrounded by his family.

The Sucee name has been associated with harness racing in southern Ontario for quite some time. Ron, who was born on December 23, 1934, retired from General Motors after 44 years of service. The Sucee’s longtime family hobby has been racing Standardbreds in southern Ontario.

Ron is the son of the late Henry and Emily (nee Bishton) Sucee. He is the beloved husband of Gertrude (Trudy) nee Laforge for 67 years. Cherished father of Ralph (predeceased) Ken and his wife Heather, Robert and his wife Gloria, and Nancy and her husband Doug Brown. Loving ‘Pappa’ of Adam, Alana, Angela, Jeff (Julie) Meaghan (Andrew), Audrey (Will), Kristal (Ian), and Kyle and Great Grandfather of Wyatt, Kaelan and Lennox. Dear Brother of Harry (Kim) and the late Mel (Joan) and Dorothy Ferguson (Gordon) Ron will be fondly remembered by Victoria, his many nieces, nephew’s extended family and friends.

Visitation will be held at the Courtice Funeral Chapel (1587 Highway #2, Courtice) on Tuesday, March 17 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held from St. Therese Catholic Church 3800 Courtice Road North on Wednesday, March 18 at 11 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation. Online condolences may be made at

Please join Standardbred Canada in offering condolences to the family and friends of Ron Sucee.

March 21, 2020 - 9:47 amSincerest sympathy to Nancy

Sincerest sympathy to Nancy and Doug and the rest of the Sucee family.

March 16, 2020 - 3:53 pmMy condolences to the Sucee

My condolences to the Sucee family. RIP Ron

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