The Town of Caledon is mourning the death of longtime newspaper man, Bill Rea.

“It is with great sadness to learn of the passing of Bill Rea, Editor of the Caledon Citizen, a journalistic pillar of this community,” Caledon Mayor Allan Thompson stated in a release Sunday evening (April 8). “For close to four decades Bill diligently and doggedly reported the news in King Township and Caledon. We extend condolences to his family and friends tonight.”

The family will receive their friends at the Egan Funeral Home, 203 Queen Street S., Bolton, Friday afternoon 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Saturday, April 14 at 11 a.m.

The passing of Caledon Citizen Editor, Bill Rea.

Matthew Strader pays tribute to a colleague.