It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Kenneth Verdun Cake on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 in his 78th year after a brief battle with cancer. Beloved husband of Irene (nee Talbot) for 52 years. Loving dad of Christine Jacobs (Lee), Debra Cake and Steven (Karen). Cherished grandfather of Kelsey, Taylor, Olivia, Abbey, Carter and Emerson. Dear brother-in-law of Sandra and George Crane. Brother of Dennis and Jane, Jimmy and Margaret and Kathy and Brian. Missed also by nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Verdun and Kathleen. A special thanks to doctors and nurses on Ward E3 at the Juravinski Hospital. As per Ken's wishes, cremation has taken place. A Memorial Gathering to celebrate Ken's life will be held at SMITH'S FUNERAL HOME, 454 Highway #8 (east of Millen Road) STONEY CREEK (905-664-4222) on Saturday, May 12, 2018 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. If desired, memorial contributions to the Juravinski Cancer Centre would be sincerely appreciated by the family.