Richard Robert Pake, of Hanover, passed away at 133-11th Avenue, Hanover on Saturday, July 7, 2018.  He was  68.                              

Survived by He will be dearly missed by his beloved wife of 43 years, Pam Pake (nee Holman) of Hanover.  Rick was loved by his daughters, and sons in law, Cathy (Ken) VanderStoep of Waterdown, Tracy (Cornell) Dehaas of Hanover and Aleasha (Troy) Grose of Alma.  He was a wonderful Grandpa to Hannah and Emma VanderStoep, Griffin, Vincent and Claire Dehaas, Eliana, Abby and Corbin Grose.  Fondly remembered by his sister MaryLee (Allan) Barnes of Guelph and sisters in law Janice (Robert) Grills and Lynn Townsend both of Fergus. He will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Rick will also be missed by his best friend, Jim Westlake and family. Predeceased by his parents Roger and Marg (nee Churly) Pake and parents in law William and Norma Holman.  Rick was also the brother of James Pake and Margo Pake. 

Visitation at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Monday, July 9, 2018, from 2-4 pm & 6-8 pm.  A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 11:00 am, at Hanover Missionary Church.  A private family Interment in Belsyde Cemetery, Fergus.

Memorial donations to the Silver Lake United Church Camp or to the Saugeen Valley Conservation Authorit would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.  Register book available at


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