Peacefully, on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 surrounded by his loving family at the age of 89 years. Beloved husband of Audrey for 68 years. Loving father of Linda (Peter) Evelyn, and the late Brian Davidson (2017). Cherished grandfather of Chad (Samantha) Davidson, Melissa (Joe) Isherwood, Brenda (John) Roussel, Bill (Lisa) Rose, Craig Rose and Joshua and Matthew Davidson. Also survived by 9 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Jeannette, Bernice, Louise, Sidney, Victor, Jill, Gregory, Audrey and Linda. Special thanks to the staff of Garden City Manor for their care and compassion. In keeping with Ernie’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to PASSFIELD MORTUARY SERVICES, St. Catharines (905-682-0474). Ernie will be greatly missed by all. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Corps Unit # 44 Thorold or the Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Fund.