Posted by on November 30, 2016

web_zurkan_ernestPassed away peacefully on November 30, 2016 at the age of 89 years. Cherished husband of Lela “Lee” (nee Budreau) for 62 years.  Loving father of Jay Zurkan and wife Stephanie, Dean Zurkan and wife Beth, and Joni Bennett and the late Bruce Lee (2012).    Proud papa of Brittney, Laura and fiance Joe.  Dear brother in law of Larry and Linda Budreau.  Reunited with his parents Arthur and Maria Zurkan and by his 7 siblings.  Survived by many nieces and nephews.  Ernie served in WW II with the Royal Canadian Navy.  Ernie owned and operated Play Mor Billiards in Riverside until his retirement.  If you so desire, donations made to Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family.  A special thanks to Dr. Jhawar and his nurse Jennifer for all of their compassionate care over the past 2 years. Memorial visiting Monday from 10 am until time of Service at 11:30 am at FAMILIES FIRST, 1065 Lauzon Rd., East Windsor, 519-969-5841.  Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

Fleming, Christopher James “Chris”

Posted by on November 30, 2016

web_flemming_chrisAfter a brief illness on November 29, 2016 at 45 years of age. Beloved husband, best friend and soulmate of Kelly Van De Bovenkamp. Treasured and devoted dad of Tyler and Mackenzie “Mack”. Dearest son of Beverly Fleming & husband Rick Pollard. Loving brother of Sherri Fleming (Shawn). Dear son-in-law of Anne & Chris Van De Bovenkamp. Loved brother-in-law of Linda Van De Bovenkamp (Louis), Yvonne Van De Bovenkamp (Kevin) and Mark Bovenkamp (Kathleen). Cherished uncle of Reagan, Keri, Brianne, Kolby, Karsen and Katelyn. Sadly missed by his faithful companion Willow. Chris will be fondly remembered by his many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Chris was a dedicated employee of Chrysler “FCA” for 19 years. He was a selfless man who always put his family’s needs first. Chris will be forever remembered for his kindness and sense of humour, he is irreplaceable. If you so desire, donations towards an Education Fund for Tyler and Mack would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Friday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Funeral Service Saturday 1:30pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Committal service to follow at Country Meadows Cemetery, Essex. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

Jackson, Sylvia Mae

Posted by on November 30, 2016

web_jackson_sylviaOn November 30, 2016 after a lengthy illness with her cherished children by her side at 82 years of age.  Predeceased by her father Matthew, mother Alberta, sister Wilma Bravo, step parents Dr. Henry David and Jenny-Lynn Taylor, and best friends Arlene and Patty.  Loving mother of Deborah Lynn and husband Dr. William Brown, Robert David Jackson and wife Bonnie, Tracy Sylvia Merckley and husband Matthew. Loving grandmother of Nathan, Brittney, Amber, Justin, Joshua and great grandmother to Tatiana and Logan. Our mother and grandmother had retired from Young Spring and Wire, Chrysler Van Plant where she worked for 30 years. Mother attended the Parkwood Gospel Temple, as well as the Riverside Baptist Church. Mother strove to put the Christ in her life and to keep her family unified. Our family will receive friends on Friday 3-5pm and 7-9pm, Funeral Saturday 10am at Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor, 519-969-5841  We wish to give special thanks to those who cared for our mother at the Huron Terrace Nursing Home. We were overwhelmed by the care and love you showed for our mother. Those wishing to make donations can do so by making a contribution to Alzheimer Society of Windsor – Essex County in Sylvia’s memory.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

Murray, David

Posted by on November 30, 2016

web_murrayPassed away suddenly at his residence on November 29, 2016 at 71 years of age.  Beloved husband of Gail for 7 years. Cherished father of Janet Gentchos (Chris). Beloved Grandfather of Zeke and Josh. He will also be missed by Elisabeth Starke (Greg Eaton), and their daughter Ella and Daniel Campbell and many close friends.  At David’s request cremation has taken place.  Memorial visitation will take place on Saturday December 3, 2016 from 2:00 pm until a time of memorial service celebrating David’s Life at 3:00 pm at Families First 585 Sandwich Street S. Amherstburg 519-969-5841. Share memories or photos  at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

LABOMBARBE, Archie William

Posted by on November 30, 2016

windsor-starIn his 63rd year on November 29, 2016, peacefully surrounded by his family at Victoria Hospital in London. After a courageous fight in their critical care unit. Survived by his loving wife Lea (Venables) of 43 years. Father of Michelle (Dave) Milling and Phillip (Dorothy) Labombarbe. Grandfather of Jason, Adam, David, Michael, Daniel, Kaitlyn, Chelsey and Kracynda. He will be missed by his fur-baby Bailey. Beloved brother of Joan (Gord) Boyes. Much loved brother-in law of Bob, Dave (Judy), Deb (John), Harley (Cindy) Don (Mary Lou) Mike “Ziggy” (Dana). Predeceased by his parents Elsie and Herb Labombarbe. He will be greatly missed by his mother and father in law Harold and Marilyn Venables. Survived many nieces and nephews. Archie was a proud retiree of General Motors. Working as a millwright for 30 years, and a member of CAW Local 1973. Resting at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow. Visitation Friday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Cremation to follow.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated. www.geraldasmith.ca

Filed Under: Windsor

GALLANT, J. Frederick “Fred” of Teeswater

Posted by on November 30, 2016

gallant-fredJohn Frederick “Fred” Gallant of Teeswater, passed away peacefully at home, with family by his side, on Tuesday, November 29th, 2016, in his 87th year.

Beloved husband of Rita Gallant (née Houghton) of Teeswater.

Loving father of Phil Gallant (Tishi) of Dunnville, Doug Gallant (Shirley) of Toronto, Gerry Gallant (Margaret) of Paisley, Kelly Clarke (Paul) of Ottawa and Ken Gallant of Owen Sound.

Missed by 5 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-granddaughter.

Dear brother of Hilda McLean of Toronto, Sam Gallant (Sandra) of Burlington, George Gallant of Hamilton, Melvin Gallant (Florence) of Alberta and Wayne Gallant of Nova Scotia.

Fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents, Simon and Alice (née Cook) Gallant, daughter Janet Buffett, brothers Joe Gallant (Liz), Walter Gallant (Genevieve), sisters Agnes McNeil (Andrew), Marcella McNeil (Joe), Lily Donovan (Gordon), brother-in-law Eddie McLean and sister-in-law Sharon Gallant.

The memorial service to celebrate Fred’s life will held at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. with Ann Maycock officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or Sacred Heart Church Building Fund, Teeswater would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Portrait and memorial online at www.tiffinfuneralhome.ca.

BOGUE: Lawrence G. of Hawkesbury

Posted by on November 30, 2016
bogue-lawrence-gMr. Lawrence G. Bogue, commonly known by family and friends as ‘’Gaston’’, from Hawkesbury passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at the age of 86. He was the son of the late Marie-Laurent Bogue and of the late Rose Alma Duchêneau; He was predeceased by his brothers and sisters: late Bernard J (late Rollande Sabourin), late Harold, late Emily (late Russell Roque) and late Sister Lorraine. He is survived by many cousins, nephews, nieces and friends.

Friends may call at Berthiaume Family Funeral Home 416, McGill, Hawkesbury, Ontario (877) 632-8511, Friday, December 2, 2016 from 12 p.m. A funeral service will be held at McGill Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, December 2, 2016 at 2 p.m.

For those who wish, donations to the Prescott-Russell Residence Foundation, 1020, Cartier Blvd, Hawkesbury, Ontario, K6A 1W7 would be appreciated.

Condolences may be conveyed by fax at (613) 632-1065 or visit our Web Site www.salonfuneraireberthiaume.com

Filed Under: Ontario

NEZAN: Claire de Hawkesbury

Posted by on November 30, 2016
nezan-claireMadame Claire Nezan de Hawkesbury est décédée le vendredi 18 novembre 2016 à l’âge de 82 ans. Elle était la tendre épouse de feu Jean-Charles Nezan; la fille de feu Henri Gélineau et de feu Cordélia Durocher; la mère bien-aimée de Carole (Craig Farrow) et Lucie (Jeffrey Crooks); la grand-mère adorée de France Mayer et Austin Ranger et l’arrière-grand-mère d’Abby et Naomie; la chère soeur de Madeleine ”Loulou” (feu Simon Leduc) et Yvette (feu Roland Blain). Elle fut prédécédée par plusieurs frères et soeurs. Elle laisse également plusieurs beaux-frères, belles-soeurs, cousins, cousins, neveux, nièces et amis.

La famille invite parents et amis au Salon Funéraire Familial Berthiaume, 1243, rue Lansdowne, Hawkesbury, Ontario (877) 632-8511, le samedi 3 décembre 2016 à compter de 10 h. Une célébration suivra en la chapelle F.X. Berthiaume du salon funéraire à 11 h 30.

Pour ceux qui le désirent des dons à la Société canadienne du cancer, 837, rue Pitt Unité # 1, Cornwall, Ontario, K6J 3S5 et/ou à la Fondation Résidence Prescott-Russell, 1020, boul. Cartier, Hawkesbury, Ontario, K6A 1W7 seraient appréciés.

Pour offrir vos condoléances par télécopieur, composez le (613) 632-1065 ou visitez notre site Internet www.salonfuneraireberthiaume.com

Filed Under: Ontario

GORMAN: J. Loren of Millville, New Brunswick

Posted by on November 30, 2016

gorman-loren-oval-resized-largerJ. Loren Gorman of Millville, NB passed away on November 28, 2016 at Ridgewood Veterans Wing, Saint John, NB. Loren was born in 1919 at Millville, NB, a son of the late John and Della (Hoyt) Gorman.  Loren was a veteran, serving with the Navy during the Second World War. He served as Mayor while living in Strathroy, ON and pastored several churches in the Strathroy area. After retirement, Loren and Lorna moved back to Millville where he was very community minded and a member of Millville RCL Branch #59.  He is survived by his children, David Gorman (Cathy), Maple Ridge, NB, Ronald Gorman (Anne), Hainesville, NB, Robert Gorman (Gail), Paul Gorman (Nancy) and Carol Arrand (William), all of Strathroy, ON; eleven grandchildren, Kim (Dennis), Brad (Sandra), Tim, Christine, Jennifer (Ryan), Andrea (Victor), Laurie (Erik), Julie, Correne (Liam), Jeff (Rhonda) and Stephen; eighteen great grandchildren; three sisters, Marjorie Jewett, Paula Crouse, both of Fredericton, NB and Pauline Foster, Bowmanville, ON; a brother, Rev. Karl Gorman (Helene), Yarmouth, NS; several nieces and nephews.  In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife Lorna (Rozee) Gorman in 2006; three sisters, Jacqueline Gorman, Maxine Jones and Ruth Braun; two brothers, Earl Gorman and Arden Gorman and by a grandson Donald Gorman.

Visitation will be held at Flewelling Funeral Home, 585 Otis Drive, Nackawic, NB on Friday from 7 to 9 pm. Visitation will also be held at the Millville Baptist Church, 1469 Route 605, Millville, NB on Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 12:30 to 2 pm. A RCL Tribute service will be held at the church at 2 pm followed immediately by the funeral service with Rev. Derek Langille officiating. Interment will be later at the Millville Cemetery.  Honorary pallbearers will be Ronald McGuigan and James Cookson.  Active pallbearers will be Brad Gorman, Brian Nicholson, Phillip Gorman and John Gorman.  For those who wish to make a donation in memory of Loren, the family has suggested the Millville Cemetery.

VANDERHULST: Abel of Petrolia

Posted by on November 30, 2016

vanderhulst-picVANDERHULST, Abel – It is with much sadness that the family of Abel Vanderhulst of Petrolia announce his passing on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at Bluewater Health – C.E.E. Site, Petrolia at the age of 93. Lovingly remembered by his wife of 68 years, Elisabeth (Reintjes). Dear father of Yvonne Vanderhulst, Richard Vanderhulst (Janet), Monique DesChenes (John) and Douglas Vanderhulst (Lisa). Opa of Eric Vanderhulst (Ellen), Melissa George (Bryan), Rachelle Hill (Nathan) and Craig Vanderhulst (Tiffany). Great-opa to Benjamin Vanderhulst. Dear brother of Henk Vanderhulst (Sia). Remembered by several nieces and nephews. Abel retired from Imperial Oil 30 years ago after 26 years of employment. Abel has and made many friends and his laughter could fill a room. He will be sadly missed. A private family service will take place at a later date. Sympathy may be expressed through donation to C.E.E. Hospital Foundation.
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Arrangements entrusted to STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden 519-864-1193.

Filed Under: Sarnia

SIMMONS: Lisa, of Maine, U.S.A., formerly of West Elgin

Posted by on November 30, 2016

cover-photo-1Peacefully, after a courageous battle with cancer, on Wednesday, November 23, 2016, Lisa Simmons of Maine, U.S.A., passed away at the age of 47.  Beloved daughter of Wesley and Fern Sloan.  Will be lovingly remembered by her husband Rodney Simmons.  Cherished sister of Carol, Beth and Heather.  In keeping with Lisa’s wishes, a Funeral Service will be held at DENNING’s OF WEST LORNE, 202 Main Street, West Lorne (519-785-0810) on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 3 p.m.  Interment in Evergreen Cemetery.  Condolences may be left online at www.denning.ca

Filed Under: London, Ontario, St. Thomas

BENNETT, Maxine Elizabeth (nee McKeown) of Brampton, formerly of Sarnia

bennett-maxineBENNETT, MAXINE ELIZABETH (nee McKeown) – It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden death of Maxine Elizabeth Bennett on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at Brampton Civic Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Jack Bennett (2005). Dear mother of Mark & his wife Karen of Brampton and Dolores & her husband Rob Outwater of Toronto. Loving grandmother of Cheryl Bennett (Daryl Butt), Holly Neily (Aaron) and Christine Brown (Ryan). Loving great-grandmother of Cameron, Kailyn, Colton and Austen. Also surviving are many loved nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Helen & Francis McKeown, her brother Bill McKeown, sisters Marion Egan and Pauline Archer. Friends will be received at the McKENZIE & BLUNDY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 431 N. Christina St., Sarnia on Thursday December 1, 2016 from 11:00 A.M. – 1:30 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Fr. Steve Savel at St. Joseph’s Church on Thursday, December 1st at 2:00 P.M. Interment Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may send memorial donations to The Heart and Stroke Foundation, 774 London Rd., Sarnia, N7T 4Y1.
Messages of condolence and memories may be left at www.mckenzieblundy.com

Filed Under: Ontario, Sarnia

Lesperance, Maurice (Moe)

Posted by on November 29, 2016

web_lesperance_moePeacefully on November 29, 2016 at 87 years of age.    Beloved husband, best friend and companion of the late Frances Lesperance (2005).  Cherished father of Timothy and wife Connie Lesperance.  Loving grandpa of Brittany and Michael.  Predeceased by his siblings Shirley Hall, Eileen Jacquaniello, Clarence Lesperance, and Hazel Fleurette. Reunited with his canine companion Shoo Shoo and will be sadly missed by Peaches. Moe was a retired employee of Duplate Glass Company. Visiting Friday 3-5pm and 7-9pm.  Funeral Saturday 11:30am at  Interment to follow at Victoria Memorial Gardens.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

Carbonaro, Romeo

Posted by on November 29, 2016

web_carbonaro_romeoOn Sunday November 27, 2016 at the age of 68 surrounded by his loving family. Father of Tammy (Mike) and Chris. Grandpa to Toni-Jessica, Melissa-Ann, and R.J., Great Nanu to Landon. Son of Charlie (Anna) and the late Rina. Survived by 6 siblings. Visitation Thursday from 3:00 – 5:00pm with a prayer service at 5:00 pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories and photos at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

Gardonio, Armando

Posted by on November 29, 2016

web_gardonio_armandoPassed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on November 28, 2016 at 86 years of age. Cherished husband of Emma for 64 years. Beloved father of Bruna (John) Morris, Doriana (Bradley) Carey and Dilva (Norman) Souilliere. Loving Nonno of Tiffany (Matthew), Jason (Theresa), Jennifer (Jason), Bryan (Katherine), Jesse, Joel, Noah and Bis-Nonno of Audrey, Linden, Camryn and Emma. Dear brother of the late Adelchi (Egle), Edo (the late Lucia), Mario (the late Emma) and the late Antonio (Franca). Armando will be sadly missed by his extended family and friends from Italy, U.S.A and Canada. He was a Master Carpenter, Builder, an avid Hunter, a founding member of the Fogolar Furlan Club and cherished spending time with his family and friends. Special thank you to Dr. Wassim Saad and P.A. Rochel Lariviere for their care and compassion. If you so desire, donation to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Thursday 7-9pm and Friday 2-5pm and 7-9pm. Visitation will continue on Saturday at 10:30am until time of Funeral Service at 11:30am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Procession to Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

KEMP: Fredrick Sidney of Strathroy and formerly of Dunchurch, Ontario

Posted by on November 29, 2016

Fredrick Kemp of Strathroy at the age of 80. Survived by his dear friend Audrey Jones, sons Karl (Maria) and Glenn, 3 grandsons and several nieces and nephews. A private family gathering has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to DENNING’S OF STRATHROY, 519 245-1023. Share a memory at www.denning.ca

Filed Under: London, Peterborough, Sarnia, Sudbury

KING: Anthony Brian- Of Kitchener, Ontario

Posted by on November 29, 2016

KING: Anthony Brian – at St. Mary’s Hospital, Kitchener, on Sunday November 27, 2016.  Brian King of Kitchener and formerly of Beaverton was the beloved husband of Roseanna (Palmer) King of Kitchener.  Loved father of Margaret Mary (late David) White of Orillia, Christopher Brian King of British Columbia and Anne Elizabeth King of England.  Dear grandfather of Angela, Carolyn, Matthew, Ryan, Jason and great-grandfather of Theo and David. Family and friends will be received at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church, 2172 Concession Road 4, Brechin on Monday December 5, 2016 from 11 AM until time of funeral mass at 12 noon. Interment St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Beaverton. If so desired, memorial donations, in memory of Brian, to the Alzheimer Society would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences are welcomed at www.manganfuneralhome.com

Filed Under: Ontario

DUBÉ NÉE LEGAULT: Exavilda de Saint-André-Avellin

Posted by on November 29, 2016

legault-exavildaMadame Exavilda Dubé née Legault de Saint-André-Avellin est décédée le samedi 26 novembre 2016 à l’âge de 104 ans et 6 mois. Tendre épouse de feu Zoël Dubé; fille de feu Andréas Legault et de feu Eméa Desjardins. Elle était la mère bien-aimée de Rose (Maurice Lepage), Lina (feu Thom O’Brien) et Eddy (Christiane Côté); la grand-mère adorée de Michelle, Guylaine, Kathy, Josée et Véronique; l’arrière-grand-mère de Karine, Maryssa, Mathieu, Nicolas, Connor, Audrey et Myriam; l’arrière-arrière-grand-mère de Zachary, Anthony, Thalie, Lovanie et Damien; et la chère soeur de Diane, Reine (feu Fernand St-Jean), Loriano (feu Jeannine Mayer), Avellino (Marie-Ange Dambremont) et Sylviano (feu Pauline Desormeaux). Elle fut prédécédée par un petit-fils Éric ainsi que par ses frères et soeurs: Menciel, Adonias, Emérilda et Electha. Lui survivent également plusieurs neveux, nièces et ami(e)s. Un merci spécial au Dre. Inès Laverdière ainsi qu’à toute l’équipe du 3ème étage du CHSLD Petite-Nation pour les excellents soins prodigués à Mme Legault.

La famille invite parents et amis au Complexe Funéraire Familial de la Petite-Nation Shields Berthiaume, 101, rue Principale, St-André-Avellin, Québec, (819) 983-6616, le vendredi 2 décembre 2016 de 19 h à 22 h et le samedi 3 décembre 2016 à compter de 9 h 30. Les obsèques auront lieu en l’église de Saint-André-Avellin le samedi 3 décembre 2016 à 11 h. Inhumation au cimetière paroissial.

Pour ceux et celles qui le désirent, des dons peuvent être faits à la Fondation Santé de Papineau, 155, Maclaren Est, Gatineau, Québec, J8L 0C2.

Pour offrir vos condoléances par télécopieur, composez le 819-983-6865 ou visitez notre site Internet www.mfshieldsberthiaume.ca

Filed Under: Quebec

REID: Kenneth Donald – Of Beaverton, Ontario

Posted by on November 29, 2016

REID: Kenneth Donald – (World War II – R.C.A.F veteran) at Beaverton on Sunday, November 27, 2016. Ken Reid was the beloved husband of Isobel Reid of Beaverton. Brother of Barbara Robinson and late Harold (Donna). Predeceased by his son Kenneth Charles and survived by sons, Bruce (Gaetana), Douglas (Linda), Ross (Maggie) grandchildren Krista, David (Holly), Michael (Carrie-Lynn), Julia, Casey, Derek, Jesse, great-grandchildren Jordan, Olivia, Carter and Easton. Step-father of Carol (Jim), Ron (Dorothy), Judy (Tom), Brenda (Larry) and Gary. Survived by 11 step-grandchildren, 13 step great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received at the Mangan Funeral Home on Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 11 AM until time of funeral service at 12 noon. Interment Stone Church Cemetery, Beaverton. If so desired memorial donations in memory of Ken to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences are welcomed at www.manganfuneralhome.com

Filed Under: Ontario

CLARK, Elizabeth Florence ‘Betty’ of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on November 29, 2016

clark-elizabethPeacefully and with grace, with her family present, Elizabeth (Betty) Florence Clark (nee Wood) died on November 28th, 2016 in Cobourg, Ontario at the age of 93.  Betty was predeceased by her loving husband Phil, who passed away four years earlier, also in Cobourg.  She leaves her daughter Cathy Clark and Cathy’s husband Dale Churchward, her son David and his wife Mary Elizabeth (Knight) as well as grandchildren Patrick and Emlyn Clark.  We will all miss her tremendous smile, gentle determination and sure sense of decorum and justice.  We also want to acknowledge her devoted, life-long friends, Jean MacLennan and the late Patricia Smith.  Betty was the only daughter of Winnifred and Russ Wood of Coldstream Ave. in Toronto.  She is also the 2nd remaining member of Phil Clark’s twelve siblings and their spouses, leaving only Phil’s sister Bess (101) alive to represent that generation.  The family wish to thank Esther Johnston for her love and affection and the amazing, positive effect she had on Betty’s life in the final months.  We would also like to thank the staff at Extendicare, Cobourg for their excellent attention to detail and care in her final days.  The family will hold a private burial in Toronto followed by a more public memorial in coming weeks to be announced.  If desired, donations may be made to Boost Child & Youth Advocacy Centre or Greenwood Coalition.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

Filed Under: Cobourg, Ontario, Toronto

CAMPBELL; Rebbecca of Petrolia

Posted by on November 29, 2016

campbellrebecca-2Passed away peacefully on Monday, November 28, 2016 at C.E.E. Hospital of Bluewater Health, Petrolia.  H. REBECCA “BECKY” CAMPBELL, of Petrolia, was in her 89th year.   Becky was the wife of the late Allan T. Campbell (1998).   She will be missed by her children Ann (Tom) Jerrard, Barbara Campbell, Scott (Janice) Campbell, and Susan Campbell.   She was a loved grandmother to Bill (Rebecca) Jerrard, Kathy (Jason Blair) Jerrard, Katelyn Campbell, Beth (Bob) Klauka, and Allison Campbell and great grandmother to Alex, Kyra, Keaton, and Ace.  A service remembering Becky’s life will be held Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 11:00 am from the Needham-Jay Funeral Home, Petrolia.   Interment will be in Wyoming Cemetery.  As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to C.E.E. Hospital Foundation.  Memories and condolences may be shared on-line at www.needhamjay.com.


Filed Under: Sarnia

Kanel, Hans, of Barrie, Ontario

Posted by on November 29, 2016

Kanel, Hans – At the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie on Saturday, November 26, 2016, in his 85th year. Beloved husband of Doreen of Barrie. Dear father of Allan (Gloria) of Kitchener and Gary (Shiela) of Peterborough. Loving Oppa of Shelby, Robert, Anthony and Michael and loving companion Hot Dog. Cremation. A celebration of life will take place at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to MARSHALL W. DRIVER CREMATION & BURIAL SERVICE, 19 Ross St., Barrie. Condolences may be placed at www.drivercremation.ca

Filed Under: Barrie, Ontario

RAPPOSELLI: Ettore “Tony” of St. Thomas, Ontario

Posted by on November 29, 2016

tony-rapposelliRAPPOSELLI, Ettore, known to his friends in Canada as Tony, passed away peacefully at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Sunday, November 27, 2016, in his 78th year.  He was born and raised in Chieti, Italy where he learned about agriculture.  He joined the Police Force (Carabinieri) in Rome, Italy, but in 1961, he discharged himself to join his family in Canada, who had emigrated in 1960.  He was predeceased by his parents, Giovanni (1991) and Ida (nee Rabottini) Rapposelli (1996).  Also predeceased by his only brother, Carlo Rapposelli (1972), and his eldest sister, Carmela LaRovere (2007) and her husband Guerino (2013).  He is survived by his beloved wife Marilyn (nee Bee) Rapposelli.  Dear father of Carla Davison (Bill), Tanya Rapposelli (Jason Pullen) and Jeff Rapposelli.  Cherished grandfather of Johnny Robert Lee Haskett, Tori, Nicole, Bailey and Riley Rapposelli.  Dear brother of Maria DiBenedetto (Marino), Antonietta DiMeo (Enzo), Elena D’Arcangelo (late Anthony 2014), and Wanda Woytaz.  Also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins in Canada as well as Italy.

In Canada, Tony owned and operated his own business, E. (Tony) Rapposelli Construction, for over 40 years until he retired.  He was a 3rd Degree member of the Father Ernie Deslippe Council # 1467, Knights of Columbus, St .Thomas.  He was a member of St. Anne’s Roman Catholic Church, St. Thomas.  While still in Italy, Tony was a sharp shooter while on the police force.  He was an avid hunter and trap shooter.  Tony was a member of the Aylmer and St. Thomas Gun Clubs.  He was a motorcyclist in Italy and a snowmobilier in Canada with a love of the outdoors.  In keeping with his wishes, cremation has taken place.  There will be no public visitation or funeral service.  Private interment in Holy Angels’ Cemetery, will take place at a later date.  Flowers gratefully declined.  If so desired, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Canadian Cancer Society, the STEGH Foundation (Palliative Care Unit), or St. Anne’s Roman Catholic Church will be gratefully acknowledged. Arrangements entrusted to the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160).

Email messages of condolence may be sent to siftonfuneralhome@sympatico.ca

Filed Under: London, Ontario, St. Thomas

Honcharuk, George

Posted by on November 28, 2016

Peacefully on November 27, 2016 at 84 years of age. Beloved husband of Sally (nee Rosser) for 61 years. Loving father of Terry Honcharuk (Polly Evans), Chris Honcharuk (Shelley), Michael Honcharuk (Elaine), and the late David Honcharuk. George worked at Ford Motor Company for 37 years. If you so desire, donations to the Humane Society of Windsor and Essex County would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place, and a private family service has been held. Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Ontario, Windsor

PEPPER: Mrs. Margaret Alice of Kettle Point, Ontario

Posted by on November 28, 2016

Pepper, Mrs. Margaret Alice

While surrounded by her loving family,  Margaret went to be with her Lord On Sunday, November 27, 2016, at London Health Sciences Centre.  Loving wife of Alan Raymond Pepper.  Survived by her children Don Shawnoo, Robin Shawanoo, Chris Shawanoo (Mandie); her stepchildren Joyce Truckle (Jim), Clinton (Roy), and Peter (Pam).  Beloved sister of Pauline Bressette, and sister in law Sharon Bressette.  Margaret was a loving grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great grandmother to many.  She was a special aunt and great-aunt to numerous nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by her siblings Aileen Faye Henry, Edith Jean Henry, Robert Allan Bressette, and her stepson Alan Pepper Jr.   Visitation will take place at DENNINGS OF FOREST, 9 James Street South, Forest, on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm &  7:00 pm – 9:00 pm.  A Funeral Service will take place at Hillside School Auditorium, Kettle Point First Nation, on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 1:00 pm with Pastor Mark Isaac officiating.  Interment to follow at Kettle Point Cemetery.  For those who wish, in memoriam donations to the Canadian Mental Health Association, Alzheimer Society, or to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.  Online condolences may be left at www.denning.ca

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