Former FFAO Executive Wayne Nie Obituary


With heavy hearts we announce the loss of our rock, our cheerleader and our baker extraordinaire Wayne Carson Nie on Thursday July 6, 2023. Wayne passed peacefully at home at the age of 75. Born in Dunnville to the late Carson Nie and Roberta (Gibson) Nie.

Wayne will be remembered with love by his wife of 54 years Marion Nie (nee Drinkwater), his three daughters Kris, Tracy (Aubrey), Tammy (Mike) and the absolute joys of his life his grandkids Tate, Eden, Addy, Hunter, Megan and Ethan. Predeceased by infant granddaughter Kaitlyn. Wayne is also survived by his siblings Joyce, Murray (Lynne), Gail (Doug), Alan and many nieces and nephews. Fondly remembered by Ed Maciuk, Dave Mills, Jordyn Wellings and Jacob Bransfield.

Wayne was truly a selfless man volunteering much of his time and making friends within the Dunnville Fire Department, Dunnville Minor Hockey, the FFAO and HN REACH becoming not only our hero but hero to many! Special thank you to Dr. Ellis, Dr. Kamouna, the staff at HN Home & Community Care Support Services, and all of the amazing nurses at the Juravinski Cancer Clinic.

In keeping with Wayne’s wishes cremation has taken place. The family invites you to join them in Celebrating Wayne’s Life at the Dunnville Community Lifespan Centre 275 Ramsey Drive, Dunnville on Sunday July 23, 2023 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Wayne was a a huge fan of the Toronto Blue Jays, Dunnville Mudcats and Simcoe Warriors. Please come decked out in any of these teams jerseys or other attire.

In lieu of flowers in kind donations to Dunnville Minor Hockey or charitable donations to Juravinski Cancer Centre or Haldimand Norfolk R.E.A.C.H. would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences