Ripley Cemetery, Ripley, ON
In Memory of
Ernest "Ernie" G. Colling
December 24th, 1942 - July 28th, 2018

Place of Death

at his Ripley residence


Ernest “Ernie” G. Colling, of Ripley, passed away suddenly at his residence on Saturday July 28, 2018 at the age of 75. He was born in Kincardine on December 24, 1942 son of the late Katherine (Bushell) and Melvin Colling. Survived by his brother Gerald Colling of Ripley, sister Sharon Colling (Allister) of BC and sister-in-law Evelyn Colling of Ripley and several nieces and nephews. Also fondly remembered by Lisa Sande & Family and Leonard Shropsall & Family. Predeceased by brothers Harry and Donald and sisters-in-law Judy and Marlene. A private graveside service will be held at the Ripley Cemetery.


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Our  deepest sympathy to all the Collings Family on the lost Ernie. He will be greatly missed. Our prayers are with all at this time. God Bless.

Message from Don &Lynn Brooks2018-08-01 19:28:56

So sorry to hear about Ernie's passing.Always enjoyed talking trucks with him.

Message from Doris Caesar 2018-08-01 13:39:12

My smpathy to the Colling family. When my husband was living he often talked about the Colling Brothers .  Don  would say what fine people they were.    Sincere Smpathy                                                                                                 Doris Caesar

Message from Margaret Thompson2018-08-01 13:27:25

My sincere sympathy to all of the Colling families. Sincerely, Marg.


Message from Diane Brooks2018-08-01 05:59:59

so sorry...what a gentle man!


Message from Gail and Brian Johnson2018-07-31 16:05:26

This is sad news to hear about Ernie's sudden passing. We would like to send our deepest sympathy to all his family. May treasured memories bring you comfort in the days ahead.

Sincerely, Gail and Brian Johnson