TAYLOR: Harry Lawrence of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on December 15, 2016

February 27, 1929 – December 9, 2016

Harry passed away peacefully on December 9, 2016 at the age of 87 in Cobourg, Ontario.

He was brother of Walter and the younger son of Harry & Grace Taylor who raised both their sons in Fort William (Thunder Bay), Ontario.

Harry attended Michigan Tech on a hockey scholarship where he obtained his Bachelor of Science in Geology He then completed a Masters of Science/Geology at the University of Minnesota. It was this education that brought him to the West where he enjoyed a long and very successful career as a geologist in the Alberta oil patch.

Harry was a very fortunate man who had two wonderful loves in his life, who coincidently were both raised on Winnipeg Ave. in Port Arthur. He was married to June (Cuff) for 50 years and they raised three children in Calgary – Becky (Howard), Kirk (Alana) and Scott (JingJing). Harry & June’s life together was about love, family and friends. He was incredibly proud of his kids and they all thought he was the “best”.

After June’s death, on a trip around Cape Horn, Harry met his second Thunder Bay love and future wife Carol Hanley. They settled in Cobourg and had ten wonderful years enjoying their families together and travel, including eight maravilloso winter sojourns in Mexico where Harry perfected the art of margaritas.

Harry was the beloved Grandpa to Taylor, Danielle, David, Kaitlin, Erica, Ryan, London and Asia.

Harry was also much loved by Carol’s family, fondly known as Grandpa Harry by all, including Katie (Peter), Tom and Susan and grandchildren Luke, Jack and Ellery.

Harry was an accomplished athlete, a lifelong hockey goalie, from a stint with the Toronto Marlies to oldtimers hockey until age 77. A hockey coach, hiker and always a swimmer no matter how cold the water. Golf was something he took up in retirement and enjoyed the comradery of golf with friends and the challenge of the game.

Harry will be sorely missed by so many; his warm smile, the lovely twinkle in his eye and his generous forgiving nature. He was an authentic gentleman with a positive outlook who saw only the good in others, making him a tremendous role model.

A Celebration of Harry’s Life will be held on December 20th at the Dalewood Golf Club at 7465 Dale Rd., Port Hope, Ontario at 11:30 am.

Condolences may be forwarded to www.MacCoubrey.com and memorial donations can be made to the Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation– thank you to the staff for their wonderful care.

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RYAN: James (Jim) Michael formerly of Lucan

Posted by on December 13, 2016

Peacefully, with sadness, his family announces his passing at Chartwell Long Term Care Residence, London on Monday, December 12, 2016, formerly of Lucan, in his 88th year. Beloved husband of the late Margaret (Boland) Ryan (2009). Dear father of Patrick Ryan, and Colleen and Mike Williams all of London, Marianne Ryan of Edmonton, and Dianne Ryan and Rob Hogg of Toronto. Dear grandfather of Sean, Adam and Robert; Kelly (Matt) and Michelle; and Madison, and Ainsley. Great-grandfather of Caleb. Dear brother of Frank and sister-in-law Marie Ryan of London, sister-in-laws Margaret Boland of  St. Jacobs, Margaret Boland of Grand Bend, and Theresa Boland of London. Predeceased by his daughter Nancy Ryan, son Paul Ryan, sister Grace Fraser, brothers Edward (Ed), William (Bill), and Jack.

Jim was a proud, long-time farmer in Middlesex County.  He always felt that each day was a great day to be out in the field, no matter what the weather.  Every Saturday night, Jim watched Hockey Night in Canada.  His favourite players were Gordie Howe, and Jean Beliveau.  He loved a good euchre game, and always had a great sense of humour.  Jim was a councillor and a member of the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority Board.  He was a faithful member of St. Patrick Church.  Most of all, Jim loved to spend time with the family.  The family would like to extend a special thank-you to Dr. Eric Nicholls, and the wonderful and dedicated staff at Chartwell, London for their care and kindness to our father.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.  Prayers will be said in the funeral home on Thursday afternoon at 1:45 PM. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Patrick Church, 32922 Richmond Street, Lucan on Friday, December 16th  at 11 AM with Father Ross Bartley presiding. Interment St. Patrick Cemetery, Lucan.  .

Donations to the Alzheimer Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.

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POSLIFF, Lilias of Milverton, formerly of Monkton

Posted by on December 12, 2016

Lilias Posliff – formerly of Monkton, passed away peacefully at Knollcrest Lodge, Milverton on Sunday December 11, 2016 at the age of 102. Lilias and her husband Charles (Parker) operated a hardware store in Monkton for 20 years and later an antique store known as Parker’s Ponderosa.

Beloved wife of the late Charles Posliff who predeceased her in 1991. Loving mother of Marian Harvey (Bob) of Stratford and Jake Posliff (Heather) of Nanaimo, BC.  Special grandma of Alandra (Wanda) Anderson (David), Janice Harvey (Bob), Robert Posliff (Hang), Stephen Posliff (Jamie) and great grandma of Mason (Jenelle), Sam, Aidan, Brendan, Jessica, Tim and Tanis.  Sister of Robert Adair (Alice) of Mississauga.  Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents David and Fannie (Rowland) Adair, great grand-daughter Nicole Wagler, sisters Hazel Ellacott (Russell), Betty Adair, brother Leslie Adair (Dorothy) and niece Francis Vanstone.

In keeping with Lilias’ wishes, cremation has taken place.  A memorial service and interment in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood will take place in the spring.

As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the Rotary Club of Stratford, Palliative Hospice Project would be appreciated by the family.

Arrangements entrusted to Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood (519-356-2382) www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca

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PEASLEE; Margaret of Alvinston

Posted by on December 10, 2016

Peacefully at C.E.E. Hospital of Bluewater Health, Petrolia on Saturday, December 10, 2016.  M. MARGARET PEASLEE (nee Merrifield), of Petrolia and formerly of Alvinston, died in her 95th year.   She was the loving wife of the late Jospeh Bonk (1952) and Lloyd Peaslee (1996).   She will be missed by her sons Allan (Fiona) Peaslee of Victoria, B.C., Rob (Betty) Peaslee of Alvinston, and Brian (Vickie) Peaslee of London.   She was a loved grandmother to Christine (Chris) Crawford, Alana (Todd) Willick, Jillian, Evan (Nurissa), Meghan (Jordan), Colleen, Jacqueline, and Stephen and great grandmother to Elijah, Kaden, and Blake.  Margaret is survived sisters Betty Bolger, Colleen (Dennis) Wilkie, and Rita (the late Hank) Hermans and brothers Bill (the late June) Merrifield and Gordon (Louisa) Merrifield.    She is predeceased by her brothers Joseph (the late Irene) Merrifield, Edward (Ilene) Merrifield, and John (the late Marianne) Merrifield and her sister Catherine. Visitors will be received on Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Needham-Jay Funeral Home, Petrolia.  A funeral mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 1:00 p.m from St. Philips Parish, 415 King St. Petrolia.  Interment in Alvinston Cemetery.  As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society (www.cancer.ca) or the C.E.E. Hospital Foundation. Memories and condolences may be shared on-line at www.needhamjay.com.

 

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ANGOVE, Emily of Sarnia

Posted by on December 2, 2016

angove-webANGOVE, EMILY – At Vision Nursing Home with her family by her side on Thursday, December 1, 2016, Emily Anne (Emon) Angove, age 90 of Sarnia passed away. She was the dear wife of William “Bill” Angove and loving mother of Bill (Cheryl), Bob (Sheilla) and Bryan (Jill), Grandma of Brad, Steven, Davis, Brant, Blake and Hadley. She is survived by sisters Helen Ballantyne, Nelle (Jim) and her brother Dr. Joe Emon (Joan). Many nieces and nephews also survive. She was predeceased by her sister Rose Emon. Emily was the proprietor of Emily’s Ladies Wear on Mitton St for over 45 years and was a longtime parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. She and her husband Bill enjoyed traveling, often with family and friends. Friends may visit with the family at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia) on Wednesday evening from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. A memorial celebration of life Mass will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Thursday, December 8th, 2016 at 11:00 am. A private family committal service will be held at Lakeview Cemetery. Memorial donations in memory of Emily made to Vision Nursing Home or St. Joseph’s Hospice would be appreciated by the family. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

 “The family wishes to extend their thanks to Vision Nursing Home for their compassionate care of Emily.”

 

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MacDonald, Laura Mae of Athens and formerly of Pembroke

Posted by on November 21, 2016

 

 

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MacDonald, Laura Mae

Peacefully at Maple View Lodge, Athens, on Monday November 21st, 2016. The former Laura Mae Jones, age 92, of Athens and formerly of Pembroke. Beloved wife of the late Glenn MacDonald. Dear mother of Deborah Jozefowicz ( Andrew ) of Athens, Ian MacDonald ( Febe ) of South Korea, Mavis Quirk ( Larry ), and Meldia Weisgerber ( Gordon ) all of Edmonton. Also survived by a special friend, Paula Anderson of Ottawa. Loving grandmother of 13 grandchildren, and 6 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Nellie Aubrey and Murray Jones ( Jean ) all of Cypress River, Manitoba. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by 5 sisters and 6 brothers, Mary Ruston, Kathy McDougall, Amy Jones, Jenny Jones, Maggie Jones, Dave, Jack, Dick, Robert, William and Robert Jones 2nd. Also predeceased by her parents, John Jones and the former Jane Davies, as well as 3 grandchildren, Anne, Heather and Peter Jozefowicz.

Relatives and friends may pay their respects at the Judson Funeral Home, Athens, on Saturday November 26th, from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service will be held at the Athens United Church, on Sunday November 27th, at 2 pm. Interment Wesley United Cemetery, Pembroke. In memoriams to Maple View Lodge or the Athens United Church will be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Visit a Book of Memories at: www:judsonfuneralhome.ca

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GIBSON, Shirley of Sarnia

Posted by on November 21, 2016

gibson-webGIBSON, SHIRLEY – As the result of an automobile accident on Saturday, November 19, 2016 it is with sadness the family announces the death of Shirley Anne (Strangway) Gibson, age 79 of Sarnia. She was the daughter of the late Peter and Margaret Ann (Gibb) Strangway and is survived by her sons Douglas of Sarnia and David of Cardston, AB., her grandchildren Julie Inderbitzin (Roman) of Williamsburg, Kyle Maness (Lacy) of Corunna, Katie Gibson of Grand Prairie, AB. and Blake Gibson of Sarnia, several great-grandchildren: Vienna, Lucas, Olivia Inderbitzin and Roslyn Maness. She was also survived by brothers Donald Strangway of Corunna, Ronald Strangway (Bonnie) of Oil Springs. She was a lifelong friend of Donna and Kelly Thompson and a loving aunt and great-aunt to many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son Richard (July 31st, 2015), sisters Jaqueline (Ike) Hill and Mary Margaret Wilkinson (Duncan). Shirley graduated in 1957 from the Sarnia General Hospital School of Nursing and retired from there as a Registered Nurse after 42 years of service. She was a long time member of Laurel Lea/ St. Matthews Presbyterian Church. Shirley cherished her time with family and friends, visiting, traveling, organizing family events and spending time with them. She enjoyed morning aquatics, Tuesday dominos with the ladies, Thursday night dinner and cards at the Point Edward Service Club and nursing alumni events. Cremation will take place and interment will be held at Lakeview Cemetery. Friends are welcomed to visit with the family at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia) on Thursday, November 24th from 4:00 to 7:00 pm. Memorial donations made to St. Joseph’s Hospice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements are entrusted to the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

 

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Carter; Dorothy Anne of Owen Sound formerly of Feversham

Posted by on November 11, 2016
Dorothy Anne Carter of Owen Sound formerly of Feversham

Dorothy Anne Carter of Owen Sound formerly of Feversham

Carter; Dorothy Anne(nee Pedlar)

Peacefully at Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound on Thursday, November 10, 2016 formerly of Feversham in her 73rd year. Beloved wife of almost 40 years to Steve. Loving mother of three beautiful daughters Ruthanne(Dave) Risk, Cathy Wilson(John Pratt) and Glenna Le(Dan White). Loved and remembered by six grandchildren; Tim, Nate, Sarah, Luke, Shelby, Kaely and many nieces and nephews. Dorothy is predeceased by her parents Harvey and Annie Pedlar, grandson Bradley Wilson, sister Evelyn and brothers Jim, John and Charlie. She is survived by brother Ted Pedlar of Colborne and sisters in-law Penny and Ann. The family will receive friends at the Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton Friday, November 18 from 7:00-9:00pm. Service of celebration from the funeral home chapel on Saturday at 11:00am. Cremation has taken place, interment Maxwell Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Foundation or the charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated.  Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca

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Sanders: Cyril William of Sarnia

Posted by on November 10, 2016

Private Arrangements.

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Sanders: Michelle Ginette of Sarnia

Posted by on November 10, 2016

Private Arrangements.

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McCLURE, Joan Marian, 5 January 1933 – 1 November 2016, age 83, formerly of Grand Bend

Posted by on November 9, 2016

mcclure-joan-croppedMcCLURE, Joan Marian, 5 January 1933 – 1 November 2016, age 83, formerly of Grand Bend, passed away at the Chateau Gardens, Parkhill. Joan was the daughter of Jack Donnelly and Belva Topping.  She was predeceased by her husbands Sandy Auchterlonie (1953) and Gerald Stone (1998), she is survived by her husband David McClure.  Joan was predeceased by her son Gary (2013) and is survived by 3 daughters Jennifer Kennedy (Larry), Catherine Stone, Deborah Stone and daughter-in-law Elizabeth Stone.  Joan is remembered by her grandchildren Cassandra Gilbert (Jason), Adam Kennedy (Kandy), Christie Kennedy (Roger Beaumier), Nicholas Kennedy (Catherine), Ashley Bower (Sean) and Joanie Gulka, and great-grandchildren Julian, Cody, Serena, Dustin, Dagan, Rosalie and Madalyn Joan Kennedy, Charlie Beaumier, Summer Kennedy, Talin and Mason Bower.  She is survived by step-children Matthew McClure (Diana Coulter), Sarah McClure, Susan McClure (John Cameron), Molly McClure (Michael Doyle) and 7 step-grandchildren, Cameron, Duncan, Liam, Roan, Magdalena, Fiona and Timothy.  Resting at the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood on Friday, 4 November 2016 from 3 to 7 p.m., where the Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, 5 November 2016, at 11:00 a.m. Interment Pinery Cemetery, Grand Bend followed by a gathering at the Huron Woods Clubhouse.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations (payable by cheque) to a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.  The family remembers with heartfelt thanks all the warm hearted angels who cared for Joan at Chateau Gardens in Parkhill.  Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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FORSBLOOM: Wayne of Mill Bay, Vancouver Island Formerly of Calgary,Alberta

Posted by on November 5, 2016

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June 10, 1943- October 11, 2016
Wayne Forsbloom passed away peacefully with his children by his side on Tuesday October 11, 2016 at the Chemainus Health Care Centre, at the age of 73.
He will be lovingly remembered by his beloved wife Sandra with whom he shared 53 wonderful years; son Derek (Bonnie) Forsbloom, their children Tori and Camryn; daughter Dana (Darren) Niblock, their children Zaya (Connor) Etheridge and Taeva; son Todd (Dana) Forsbloom, their children Jude and Jet; son Dean (Twila) Forsbloom, their son Levi. He will also be missed by his sisters Joanne (Roddy) McKay and Sandy Forsbloom.
Wayne’s faith in his creator was instilled from infancy. He dedicated his life to Jehovah on September 5, 1943 in Vernon BC. He had complete faith in God’s promise of a resurrection to a paradise earth as promised at John 5:28,29.
Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be help at 2:00 pm, Saturday, November 5 at the Calgary Kingdom Hall Centre of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 2900 14th Avenue NE Calgary, AB.
We would like to thank all the caregivers and staff (nurses and doctors) at the Cowichan District Hospital and the Chemainus Health Care Centre who were so kind. Special thanks to Dr. Masuda and some really special nurses who went above and beyond.

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COOPER: Tyler James Bruce

Posted by on October 31, 2016

tyler-cooper-photoCooper: Tyler James Bruce
Passed away suddenly at the age of 32 years on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 in Red Deer, Alberta. Tyler was the proud and loving father of Chandler Bradley and Carter. Beloved son of Brad and Debra Cooper. Brother of Shawn Cooper, Chris (Hollie) Cooper and Adam (Sara) Cooper. Uncle Tyler of Logan Johnny Cooper. Grandson of Ruth Cooper. Predeceased by his grandparents Bruce Cooper, and Mabel and Tom Dearden. Visitation will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE AND LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on DATE from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where a Funeral Service will be held on DATE at 11 a.m. Reception will follow at Rockton Fair Hall, 812 Old Hwy. #8, Rockton, ON. Donations for a trust to be set up for Chandler and Carter, care of Debra Cooper, would be appreciated by the family. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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OSBORNE: Allan Hugh of Plainfield, Ontario

Posted by on October 24, 2016

Osborne, Allan Hugh – (owner of Fireplace Specialties, Shady Ridge Stock Farms and developer of Hearth Stone Ridge Estates) peacefully at his home, surrounded by family on Thursday, October 20th, 2016 in his 68th year.  Son of Dr. William Osborne of Kingston and the late Donna (nee Cook) Osborne.  Loving father of Sam (Darcy) Osborne of Consecon, Matt (Heidi) Osborne of Calgary, Ben (Theresa) Osborne of Plainfield and Megan (Hans) Luu of Calgary.  Proud grandfather of Madison, Parker, Hannah, Emily, Jake, Reese, Adelaide and Oliver.  Allan is survived by his brothers, John (Judy) Osborne of Kingston, and Donald (Dianne) Osborne of Napanee.  He is also remembered by his friend and the mother of his children, Kate Firstbrook and by cousins, nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West, Belleville (613-9687-2273) on Thursday and Friday evening from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.  The Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, October 29th at 11:00 a.m.  Private inurnment of cremated remains will talk place at Glenhaven Memorial Gardens, Kingston and at Hillview Cemetery, Woodstock.

If desired, Memorial Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

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SCHILBE, Hubert Datars of Zurich, age 88

Posted by on October 19, 2016

schilbe-hubert-0SCHILBE:  Peacefully, at Blue Water Rest Home, Zurich, Hubert Datars Schilbe of Zurich, age 88.  Best Friend and husband of 66 years to Marjorie “Marge” Mae (Merner) Schilbe of Zurich.  Loved father and father-in-law of Richard and Brenda Schilbe of Bayfield, Donna and Jim Hoffman of Dashwood, Wayne and Jody Schilbe of Calgary.  Cherished grandpa of Jason Schilbe of Zurich and companion Sharla Moore, Krista and Avi Narula of London, Kelly and Ryan Gilmore, Jamie Hoffman and fiancée Leslie Lennox all of Grand Bend, Brenton and Amanda Hoffman of Toronto, Nicholas Schilbe and Jenna Regier of Hensall, Amy Schilbe of Vancouver.  Treasured great-grandpa of MacIntyre Schilbe, Hallee Schilbe, Kai Narula, Kiran Narula, Taylor Gilmore, Kaitlyn Gilmore, Grayson Gilmore and Justin Hoffman.  Dear brother-in-law of John Teevins of Grand Bend, Robert and Elizabeth Merner, Larry and Louise Merner all of Zurich and Joanne Merner of London.  Remembered by his many nieces, nephews and their families.  Predeceased by his parents Milfred and Laura (Datars) Schilbe, step-mother Vera (Dedels) Schilbe, great-grandson Avery Narula, brother Ray Schilbe and his wife Audrey, sisters Doreen Tieman and her husband Russell, Sheila Teevins, brothers-in-law Bill Merner, Arnold Jr. Merner and his wife Elaine and sister-in-law Donna Merner.  Resting at the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood on Thursday, October 20, 2016, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.  The Funeral Service will be held at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Zurich on Friday, October 21, 2016 at 2 p.m.  The Rev. Nadine Schroeder-Kranz Officiating.  Interment St. Peter’s Lutheran Cemetery, Zurich.  Hubert was a 30 + year Fireman on the Zurich Fire Department, a long time member of the Zurich Lions Club and the Zurich Minor Athletics Association.  He was an active member and tolled the church bells at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Zurich for many years.  Hubert and Marge spent many winters in Pelican Harbour Estates, Punta Gorda, Florida, where they made many lifelong friends. If desired, memorial donations (payable by cheque) to the Alzheimer Society, St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, the M.S. Society or a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.  Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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HILLMAN: Mrs. Ruth (nee Axson), of St .Thomas, Ontario

Posted by on October 13, 2016

ruth-hillman-001HILLMAN, Mrs. Ruth (nee Axson), of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Wednesday, October 12, 2016, in her 78th year. Beloved wife of Ronald P. Hillman.  Dearly loved mother of Jacqueline Swindall (Steven), Robert Hillman (Mary-Ellen), Joanne Mizon (Don), and Jan Hillman, all of St. Thomas, Raymond Hillman (Elaine) of Calgary, AB, and Judy Brown (Daniel) of Maine, USA.  Dear sister of Frank St. Pierre (late Annette) of Espanola, and the late Carl Axson (Helen of St. Thomas), late Edward Axson, and late Fred Axson.  Also fondly remembered by 16 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren.  Loved by many cousins, nieces and nephews.  Born in Espanola, ON, July 6, 1939, she was the daughter of the late William Axson and late Lena (nee St. Pierre) Axson Hradowyj.  She formerly worked at Brazed Parts, St Thomas.  Ruth was a member of the St. Thomas Seniors’ Centre, the 55+ Club, Port Stanley, and the Independent Order of Foresters.  In keeping with her wishes, cremation has taken place.  Relatives and friends are invited to a celebration of Ruth’s life at the St. Thomas Seniors’ Centre, 225 Chestnut Street, St. Thomas on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society 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

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Campbell; Clifford Dale of Markdale formerly of Nova Scotia resting at Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton

Posted by on October 6, 2016

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After a short battle, with his family by his side, Dale passed at Residential Hospice Grey Bruce on Thursday, October 6, 2016 of Markdale in his 71st year. Beloved husband of 47 years to Jessie(nee Aitken). Loving father of Michelle(Helena Briand) of Ajax. Dear brother of Bill Campbell of Nepean and brother in-law of Shelia Flear of Markdale. Loved and remembered as uncle to Janet(Rob) Stewart of West Virginia, Scott(Laurie) of Alberta, Donald Flear of Markdale and Barbara Stevens of England. Fond memories by childhood friend Leonard Reese of Nova Scotia. He is predeceased by his parents Clifford and Janet and step-mother Flo Campbell. Dale came to Ontario in 1960 from Nova Scotia and worked most of his life at Northern Telecom/Nortel. He enjoyed his time as a member of the Markdale Seniors Club, fishing and the hours spent at the Glendale Yacht Club at William’s Lake. The family will receive friends at the Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton on Saturday, October 8 from 1:00pm until the time of celebration at 3:00pm. Cremation to follow with interment in Berkeley Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Residential Hospice Grey Bruce Chapman House or the Alzheimer Society of Grey Bruce would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca888-924-2810

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CLIMIE, Gisele of Sarnia

climie-webCLIMIE, GISELE – At Bluewater Health on Wednesday, October 05, 2016, Gisele “Sally” (Mantha) Climie, age 87 of Sarnia passed away. She was the loving wife of the late William N. Climie (2002) and dear mother of Gary (Lynn), Sally Rose (Robert), Bruce ((Carolyn), William, Kathleen, Valerie (Dana) and cherished grandmother of Jason (Erika), Robert, Christopher (Jessybell), Kevin, Stephen, Lisa (Grant), Scott (Kayla), Michelle, Heather, great-grandmother of Joseph, Haley, Paige and Corbin. She was predeceased by her brothers Giles and Vital Mantha. She really enjoyed her social life with friends at Twin Lakes Terrace. Memorial services will be held at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia) on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 11:00 am. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral beginning at 10:00 prior to the service. Cremation has taken place and entombment of mom’s ashes will be Resurrection Cemetery. Charitable donations made to the Inn of the Good Shepherd or charity of choice would be appreciated by the family. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

“The Climie family wishes to thank the entire staff at Twin Lakes Terrace for their wonderful and compassionate care of our mother”

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MOLITOR: Catharine “Cathy” Ann of London

Posted by on October 2, 2016

On Saturday, October 1st 2016, Catharine “Cathy” Ann Molitor passed peacefully with family at her side. Cathy was predeceased by loving parents, Andy and Betty Molitor. She was a caring sister to Jane Pierce and Patty (Jack) Parker. Special aunt to Tracy (Phillip), Sarah (Hans), Nathan (Aleks) and Nicole (Greg). Beloved great aunt to Nafeasa, Ava, Tyrel, Tariq, Xander, Nashiah, Malakai, Benjamin, Evelyn, Jaclyn and Ellis. Cathy attained her bachelor of arts from McMaster University and was a devoted social worker. She treasured life, traveling, tending her garden visiting Lake Huron and fostering kittens. Cathy was known for her warmth and kindness toward animals. In lieu of a funeral and visitation, family will be holding a celebration of life at a later date in honour of Cathy’s wishes. If desired, donations may be made to Animal Aide of St. Thomas Elgin and condolences may be left online at www.denning.ca.

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WILSON: Richard Everett of Belleville

Posted by on September 30, 2016

Wilson, Richard Everett – peacefully at The Bridge Hospice, Warkworth on Thursday, September 29th, 2016, in his 80th year. Son of the late Gordon and Dorothy Wilson. Beloved husband of Evelyn Ileen Wilson (nee Parrott). Dear father of Richard Wilson of Belleville, Harold (Jodie) Wilson of Edmonton, Alberta, Robert (Kerrie) Wilson of Campbellford, Will (Dawn) Wilson of Plainfield. Grandfather of Abigail, Joshua and Kirstie. Richard is survived by 2 brothers, 1 sister and predeceased by 1 sister. Also remembered by many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at Calvary Community Church, 679 Dundas Street West, Belleville on Wednesday, October 5th, 2016 at 2:30 p.m., with visitation 1 hour prior. There will be a private interment of ashes at Victoria Cemetery, Plainfield.

Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel (613-968-2273) Belleville.

If desired, memorial donations to The Bridge Hospice in Warkworth or Bibles for Missions would be appreciated.

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SEMAKA: Stephanie Semaka of Edmonton Formerly of Vilna, Smoky Lake, Edmonton

Posted by on September 23, 2016

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Semaka, Stephanie (nee Lysak)
January 27, 1927 – September 7, 2016
It was with great sadness that we said goodbye, in a private family ceremony, to our beloved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She will be lovingly remembered by her children; Dan (Sonya), and their children Steven and Derek, Debbie (Rico) and their children, Ryan (Maria) and great grandchild Remy, and Jenna (Graham), Darlene (Ted) and her children Katrina and Leeza. Stephanie was predeceased by her husband, Steve, her brother Walter, and son David.
A special thank-you to the kind and caring staff at Dickensfield.
Love you forever, Remember you always.

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MARTIN: Helen Elizabeth of Strathroy

Posted by on September 19, 2016

newspaper-picPeacefully at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Sunday, September 18th, 2016 Helen Elizabeth Martin passed at the age of 76. Beloved wife of the late Boe Martin (1984) and Leroy Weber (2012). Dear mother of Basil (Jeanette) Martin, Sam Martin, Pam (Irv) Burgett, Leanna Martin and Shirley Wendels. Cherished grandmother of Basil, Bob, Buck, Samantha, Shelby, Sarah, Hillary, Jonathan, Matthew and Maddison. Great- Helen to Montanna, Halie and Halston. Survived by her siblings Roy (Kay) Wardell and Ila Herrington.

Predeceased by her parents Norman and Margaret Wardell and her brothers Allan, Ross, Jim and Lorne Wardell.

Friends will be received on Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at DENNING’S OF STRATHROY where a Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 at 11 a.m. Interment to be held at a later date. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Condolences and donations may be left online at www.denning.ca.

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STONE, Lillian Estella (Read) of Brockville, Ontario

Posted by on September 14, 2016
lillian-stoneSTONE, Lillian Estella (Read)

Peacefully at the St. Lawrence Lodge in Brockville, with her family by her side, on Wednesday September 14th, 2016.  Lillian (Read) of Brockville age 98 years. Beloved wife of the late Keith Stone. Loving mother of Margo Stone (Sharon) of Brockville, Lynne Kover (Ken) of Alberta, Beth LaSalle (Jerry), Joanne Gudmundsson (Stefan) and Jeff Stone (Cindy) all of Brockville. Cherished grandmother of 9 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Dear daughter of the late William and Margaret (Beattie) Read. Dear sister of the late John, Guy, William, Edith, Florence and Athalie. Also missed by sister-in-law Gwen Shields, dear friend Donna Worden and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received at the Barclay Funeral Home, 137 Pearl St. East Brockville on Friday from 3:00 to 7:00 pm. The Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel Saturday September 17th, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Interment at Read’s Cemetery. In memory of Lillian donations to the Read’s Cemetery. St. Lawrence Lodge Foundation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Messages of condolences may be sent on line at www.barclayfuneralhome.com.

 

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Wilson: William Ewan age 77 of Dresden

Posted by on September 14, 2016

stock0000001aWILSON: On September 13, 2016 William Ewan Wilson passed away at age 77, after a courageous battle with Multiple Systems Atrophy.  He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Beth (Butler), three sons Andrew (Andrea), Geoff (Svenja) and Scott (Meg), eight grandchildren Alex, Simon, Evelyn, Graham, Maeve, Glenn, Russell and Jude, one sister, Elizabeth, one brother Alistair, mother-in-law Blanche Butler, and several sisters/brothers-in-law and nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by brother Robert and sister Jane.

Upon graduation in 1967, Ewan began his teaching career at the newly built Lambton Kent Composite School, where he taught biology and environmental sciences, inspiring many students to pursue careers in these fields.  He then became vice principal at Wallaceburg District Secondary School and Chatham Kent Secondary School, before returning to LKCS as principal.  After a career of 30 years in education, he retired as principal from WDSS.

Many thanks to those special caregivers at Meadow Park Nursing Home, CKHA and Bayshore who kept Ewan smiling throughout his illness.

Visitation will take place at Thomas L. DeBurger Funeral Home 620 Cross St. Dresden Saturday September 17, 2016 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations would be appreciated to the Blackburn Cemetery, A.L.S. Society of (Windsor) Essex County or Dresden Food Bank. Online condolences and donations may be made at www.deburgerfuneralhome.com

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TEDFORD: Marilyn June of Smiths Falls and formerly of Belleville

Posted by on September 13, 2016

mtedfordyoungTedford, Marilyn June– Peacefully at Smiths Falls Hospital on Sunday, September 11, 2016 in her 84th year.  Daughter of the late George and Dorothy Gimblett.  Beloved wife of the late Rodger Tedford.  Loving mother of Virginia (Robert) Okum of Chantry, Garth (Candy) Tedford of Calgary, Cathy (Mike) DeGrace of Kingston, Karen (Paul) Robinson, John (Wanda) Tedford, both of Quinte West and Allan (Rachel) Tedford of Tweed.  Marilyn is fondly remembered by 20 grandchildren and one great granddaughter.  Marilyn is survived by her brother, George (Joyce) Gimblett and her sisters, Dorothy (the late Herb) Henry and Margaret (Barry) Greensides all of Peterborough.  Aunt Marilyn will be missed by many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Friday evening from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West, Belleville (613-968-2273).  A Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, September 17th at 11:00 a.m.

Memorial Donations to Parkdale Baptist Church or to the Alzheimer’s Society of Lanark Leeds and Grenville would be appreciated by the family.

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