Peacefully passed away on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at Northland Pointe. Beloved husband of the late F. Lynn Cunnington (nee Bennett) (Aug. 12, 2015). Loving mother of Peter (Christina) Cunnington and Alexandra Cunnington - Grover (Jim Redpath). Cherished grandfather of Kennedy, Caleb, Jack and Katie. Dear brother of Claudia Buckley Murray (Larry). Cremation has taken place and Des will be laid to rest peacefully beside his wife Lynn at Oakwood Cemetery, Wainfleet. A service of remembrance will be held at the Parish of St. James and St. Brendan’s Anglican Church, 55 Charlotte St., Port Colborne with Rev. Canon Robert Hurkmans officiating on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. All are welcome to celebrate Des’ life. Memorial donations may be made to the Port Colborne Hospital Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME AND CHAPEL, 179 Clarence Street, Port Colborne.