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Honorary Life Members

Established in 1974, Honorary Life Membership is awarded to those who have earned the Institute’s highest acclaim.  To be eligible, the person must be nearing retirement or a retired senior executive who provided outstanding leadership to CIPH, their company and the industry.

Name of Past Recipient (s)

Ralph Suppa, 2023, Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating

Dave Edison, 2023, Dave Edison Agency Ltd.

Palamar Bill, 2022, Weil-McLain Canada Sales Inc.

Senese Joe, 2021, Groupe Deschênes Inc.

Prell Harald, 2021, Viessmann Manufacturing Company Inc.

McDonald Paul, 2021, Bradford White Canada

Whitty Robert ,2021, Bartle & Gibson Corporation

Hammill John, 2021, Moen

Fullan Kevin, 2021, The Master Group

Patterson Mike, 2021, Emco Corporation

Fantham Rick, 2021, Emco Corporation

Morgan Russ, 2019, IPEX Inc.

Deschênes Martin, 2018, Groupe Deschênes Inc.

Des Rosiers Claude, 2017, Boone Plumbing & Heating Supply

Webster Ken, 2016, Viessmann Manufacturing Company Inc.

Elliott Rick, 2015, Wolseley Canada

Lesage Claude, 2015, Usines Giant Factories Inc.

Sarjeant Cliff, 2014, NCI Canada Inc.

Dennis Mike, 2013, Moen

Robinson Ross, 2012, B.A. Robinson Co. Ltd.

Andrew Rod, 2011, M.P.H. Supply – A Noble Company

De Jong Case, 2009, Franke Kindred Canada Limited

Barclay Bruce, 2008, Barclay Sales Ltd.

Hildreth Brian, 2007, American-Standard

Partington Ken, 2006, K. Partington Sales Ltd.

Becker W. Gord, 2005, M.P.H. Plumbing Ltd.

Worry Jack, 2005, Barrington Marketing

Dobbin Ross, 2004, R.G. Dobbin Sales Ltd.

Karrel Martin, 2004, Island Distributors Ltd.

Woods Dan, 2004, Guillevin International Co.

Montgomery Graham, 2003, Desco Plumbing & Heating Supply Inc.

Balfour Fraser, 2002, Cronkhite Supply

Hardison Ed, 2002, CIPH

Cope Richard, 2001, Victaulic Co. Canada

Currie Dick, 2001, Cello Products

Reise Sr. Leo, 2001, Household Supplies Ltd.

Axford Don, 2000, Axford Agencies

Deschênes Jacques, 2000, Groupe Deschênes

Keon Jack, 2000, Niagara Plumbing

Sullivan Frank, 2000, Wolverine Tube

Thompson Garry, 2000, Amcast Industrial

Vance Gerry, 2000, Royal Flex-Lox Pipe

Wareham John, 2000, Usines Giant Factories

Malo Tony, 1999, Nelco Inc.

Thompson Roly, 1999, GSW Inc.

Murphy Pat, 1998, Emco/Sumner

McHattie Ron, 1997, Weil-McLain

Verheuvel Peter, 1997, Eddy Group

Scott Bill, 1996, William Scott

Furlong Larry, 1995, Waterline Products

Hagedorn Charlie, 1995, Ancon International

Kelly Gordon, 1995, Crane Canada

Reed Bernie, 1995, Universal Supply

Bradley Clint, 1994, Fiat Products

Kerr Lloyd, 1994, Wolverine Tube

Stevens John, 1993, Pump & Softeners

Albert Len, 1992, Ideal Plumbing Group

Clark Wilson, 1992, Wicor Canada Inc.

Demers Gerry, 1992, United Westburne

Paterson Pat, 1992, Triangle Plumbing & Heating

Stevens Bob, 1992, GSW Inc.

Buckle Bud, 1991, Brass-Craft Canada

Hackett Don, 1991, Emco Ltd.

Spence Bill, 1991, Crane Canada

Walden Don, 1991, Triangle Plumbing & Heating

White Ray, 1991, Bibby-Ste. Croix Foundries

Wolfe Charlie, 1991, United Westburne

Cornez Lucien, 1989, United Westburne

Lambert Jean-Louis, 1989, Mott Co. Ltd.

Ecroyd Larry, 1988, CIPH

Hartog Robbert, 1988, Waltec Inc.

Neal Art, 1988, Niagara Plumbing Supply Co. Ltd.

Graham Bill, 1987, Western Supplies Ltd.

O’Neil Don, 1987, American-Standard

MacLean Ralph, 1986, Emco Ltd.

Daly Paul, 1985, American-Standard

Thompson Jim, 1985, Westburne Central

Farnell Bill, 1984, GSW Inc.

Whiteside Dick, 1984, Olsonite Company

Belfrey Ted, 1983, Anaconda Ltd. & CIPH Ontario Rgn

Freedman Dan, 1983, Ideal Plumbing

Jourdain Jean-Louis, 1983, Fred Poliquin

McMurrich Ted, 1983, Stelco Inc.

Urquhart George, 1983, Sumner Holdings

Burgess Jim, 1982, Waltec Inc.

Phillips Ed, 1982, Trane/Westcoast Transmission Co.

Alexander Jim, 1981, Western Supplies

Ivey Peter, 1981, Emco Ltd.

Munro Don, 1981, Jamieson Dansereau

Wilmot Doug, 1981, Anthes Imperial Co.

Corrigan Jack, 1980, General Steel Wares Ltd.

DeSerres Roger, 1980, Omer DeSerres Ltée

Hutchison Peter, 1980, Crane Supply & CIPH BC Rgn

Campbell Packard, 1979, Emco Supply & Weil-McLain Ltd.

Parker George, 1979, Mueller Ltd.

Rogers Hal, 1979, P & H Journal (Industry Magazine)

Brundage Del, 1978, Jenkins Bros. Ltd.

Hoskin Harry, 1978, Bird-Stairs

Cornish Don, 1977, Anaconda Canada Ltd.

McMorran Garnet, 1977, Emco Supply

Reade Dick, 1977, Crane Canada

Austin Lou, 1976, Trane Canada & CIPH Ontario Rgn

Orr Roy, 1976, Noranda Metal Industries Ltd.

Calkin Roy, 1975, T.P. Calkin Ltd.

Graham Thornton, 1975, Western Supplies Ltd.

Jarvie Bob, 1975, American-Standard

Poliquin Fred, 1975 Fred Poliquin Ltd./Ltée

Sullivan John, 1975 Crane Canada Ltd.

Dixon Gerry, 1974, CIPH