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PLATTS, Harold Arthur


Platts, Harold Arthur

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Harold Arthur Platts on Friday July 15, 2022 at Campbell House Hospice, Collingwood in his 87th year. 

Harold of Stayner, beloved husband of the late Margaret Jean (Beettam) 1939-2015.Youngest son of parents Samuel Fredrick 1895-1974 & Grace Marian 1900-1982.Predeceased by sister Edythe Marian Gent & brothers Robert Nelson and Dalton Stanley Predeceased by nephews Billy Gent & Rob Platts, and niece Robyn Gent.

Survived by sister Audrey May MacAuthur, brothers Herbert (Bud) and Phillip.  Survived by twenty-four nieces and nephews, thirty two great nieces and nephews, and seven great great nieces and nephews.   Harold spent his entire working life with the Ontario Ministry of Health 1956-1991. During his tenure at the Ministry of Health he worked in such departments as Accounting & Payroll, T.B. Prevention, Occupational Health, Environmental & Public Health, Policy Planning & Development. 

He also served as an executive assistant to various directors within the Ministry.

Friends are invited to join Harold’s family at the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home, 7313 Highway 26, Stayner on Tuesday July 19, 2022 for visitation between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.  A graveside service will follow at Stayner Union Cemetery.  If desired, a donation to Hospice Georgian Triangle Foundation or the Turning Point Ministries would be appreciated by his family. To sign Harold’s Book of Memories, please visit