In Celebration of

James Bellord Waldron 111

September 17, 1938 -  February 21, 2023

Dr. James Bellord Waldron III, 84, passed away on Tuesday, February 21, 2023.

Born on September 17, 1938, in Christchurch, New Zealand, he held a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of New Zealand, a medical degree from Otago University; and after a residency in Cincinnati, he did a postgraduate training at McGill University. He went on to become a highly respected and devoted ophthalmologist in Montreal. He was a quiet, kind and loving husband, father, grandfather and brother. He had a great love of travel and art, and was at his happiest when sailing his boat and capturing moments with his video camera. He will be greatly missed by his wife Ann Waldron, and their two children, Jay Waldron, wife Caterina Marcangione, grandchildren Matteo James Waldron and Teresa Ann Waldron, and Kim Waldron, husband Jean-Michel Ross, grandchildren Thomas Henry Ross and Margot Eleanor Ross, and brothers George Maley Waldron and Randolph John Waldron.

The funeral will be held from 12pm-2pm at Mount Royal Funeral Complex on March 5, 2023.

Dr James Bellord Waldron III, 84 ans, est décédé le mardi 21 février 2023.

Né le 17 septembre 1938 à Christchurch, en Nouvelle-Zélande, il était titulaire d’un baccalauréat ès arts de l’Université de Nouvelle-Zélande, d’un diplôme de médecine de l’Université Otago et, après une résidence à Cincinnati, d’une formation postdoctorale à l’Université McGill. Il est ensuite devenu un ophtalmologue hautement dévoué et respecté à Montréal. Il était un mari, un père, un grand-père et un frère aimant, gentil et doux. Il aimait beaucoup les arts et les voyages, et était le plus heureux lorsqu’il naviguait sur son bateau et capturait des moments sur sa caméra vidéo. Il laisse dans le deuil son épouse Ann Waldron et leurs deux enfants, Jay Waldron, épouse Caterina Marcangione, petits-enfants Matteo James Waldron et Teresa Ann Waldron, et Kim Waldron, époux Jean-Michel Ross, petits-enfants Thomas Henry Ross et Margot Eleanor Ross, ainsi que ses frères George Maley Waldron et Randolph John Waldron.

Les funérailles auront lieu de midi à 14 h au Complexe funéraire Mont-Royal le 5 mars 2023.


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Chris edgell (Friend)

Entered February 25, 2023 from Ile bizard qc

Jim Waldron was always a very friendly person. May he rest in the winds of his sailboat. My best to Ann and all the family. Chris edgell

Kamil Nasr (Friend)

Entered February 25, 2023 from Nuns'Island

I am loosing a colleague and a dear friend from over 50 years.
I keep the memory of a man of integrity with a great sense of friendship.
May God bless his soul.

Ginger and Eric Johnson (Vt neighbor)

Entered February 25, 2023 from 400 AVINGER Lane #421, Davidson, NC 28036

Ann and family, such a great picture of Jim taken at the lake with the grandkid tree house in the background. Have a card for you ready to mail but need your address. Sorry we won’t be able to come to Jim’s celebration of life. We are sorry for your loss and think of you often. Sending love and hugs,
Ginger and Eric

Robert/Helen Richards (Friends since Jim's MGH eye residency)

Entered February 25, 2023 from Toronto

Helen and I met Jim, through Rand Simpson, when they were eye residents at MGG. We became fast friends with Jim and and were always in touch. We had many mutual trips between Montreal, Vermont, Toronto, and Muskoka. We will miss Jim greatly. He was a fixture in our adult lives and important to our 3 children. He was kind, considerate, ethical, and a wonderful friend. He was a true internationalist and we learned a lot about New Zealand, Vermont and Kentucky, Quebec, et al. We will miss him terribly, and extend to Ann and family our most loving symathy. We will be present Sunday to celebrate his wonderful life Robert and Helen Richards-Toronto.

Ross and Fran Smith (Old Friends)

Entered February 26, 2023 from Meaford, Ontario

Over the past 40+ years Jim and Ann were annual guests at the August 1st long weekend at the Richards cottage in Gravenhurst. Jim never missed his visit on the Segwin after he had cooked up a magnificent breakfast for whomever wanted to partake. Jim was a valued friend and will be sadly missed.


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