CHIPPERFIELD Zackery a resident of Bothwell

Posted by on January 25, 2016

Zachary ChipperfieldChipperfield: Zackery Adam of Bothwell, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, January 20, 2016. 14 short years, but 14 happy joyful years. Zack is so funny, sweet, loving and would do absolutely anything for anyone.  I’ve never met a more sensitive young man.  We hang onto every word he says.  He has had a difficult battle with diabetes for two very long years and his suffering is over.  Zack is our angel taking care of us all from Heaven.  Dani and Wes will miss their big brother’s tickles and hide and go seek games, that Dani so rocked at.  We are so proud of Zack for being so open with us, we could talk about anything.  Zackery will never be forgotten and will always be parkouring in our hearts. Beloved son of Josh and Lisa Chipperfield of Bothwell. Loving brother of Danica and Westin. Cherished grandson of the late Bill Johnson (Karen), Patricia and Graham Chipperfield, Dj and Diane McGaffey-Moons.  Sadly missed by his Aunts and Uncles Sarah Johnson,  William Jr. (BJ) Johnson, Jonathan Johnson, Jamie-Lee Johnson, April McClure-Sears, Joseph Moons, Jason Moons (Crystal), Johnathan Quenneville, and Godfather Heath Brown. The Chipperfield family will receive friends at the Badder & Robinson Funeral Home, 211 Elm St., Bothwell on Sunday from 2:00pm – 4:00pm and 7:00pm – 9:00pm. The funeral service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Monday, January 25, 2016 at 1:30pm. Cremation will take place. In lieu of sending flowers the family has asked that donations be made (by cheque) to the Diabetes Association. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, London, Ontario, Sarnia

EVANS: Norman a resident of Thamesville

Posted by on January 1, 2016

Norman EvansEVANS: Norman E. a resident of Thamesville and formerly of Dresden passed away with his family by his side at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Chatham on Thursday, December 31, 2015 at the age of 86. Born in Harwich Twp., son of the late William and Agnes (Walkinghood) Evans. Beloved husband of Edith (Oliver) Evans. Loving father of Terry Evans (Cathy) of Toronto, Janet Rumble (Mike) of Thamesville, Deb Francoeur (Ed) of Dresden and Barb Evans (Mark) of Chatham. Sadly missed by grandchildren Jason, Connie, Kris, Tony, Candice, Felicia and Clarissa and great grandchildren Tabitha, Tanisha, Brody, Madison, Carter and Xavier. Dear brother and brother-in-law of George Evans (Ethel) and Judy Evans. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers and sisters-in-law Earl Evans (Betty), Roy Evans, Wayne Evans (Edith) and Jack Evans. The family will receive family and friends at the John C. Badder Funeral Home, 72 Victoria St., Thamesville on Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held from the funeral home on Thursday, January 7, 2015 at 1 p.m. with Rev. Andrew Bauer officiating. Interment in Blackburn Cemetery, Dresden. If desired, donations may be made by cheque to the Royal Canadian Legion Br. 367, Thamesville. Online condolences may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com

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SMITH: Donald a resident of Bothwell

Posted by on January 1, 2016

Donald SmithSmith: Donald G., a resident of Bothwell, passed away peacefully at Four Counties Health Services, Newbury, surrounded by his family on Thursday, December 31, 2015 at the age of 67. Born in St. Thomas, son of the late Cecil and Martha (Young) Smith. Beloved husband of Katherine (Bradt) Smith. Loving father and grandfather of Christina Bowbeer( Kelsey, Alexandra, and Reis) of Ayr, Kari and Ricky Zamperin (Chloe, Avry) of Hamilton, Donna and Andrew Thomas (Jacob and Alice) of Burlington. Dear brother of Shirley King (Jonathan) of Brighton, Warren Smith (Carol) of Trenton. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. The Smith family will receive friends at the Lifebridge Family Church, 2 Lemeul St., Thamesville on Wednesday January 6, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 1:00 p.m. Cremation will take place. If desired, donations to the Lifebridge Family Church, (2 Lemeul St., Thamesville N0P2K0) would be appreciated by the family. A special thank-you to all the doctors, nurses and caregivers at Four Counties Health Services, Newbury for the loving care they showed Don. Arrangements entrusted to the John C. Badder Funeral Home, Thamesville.

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TOBIAS: Marilyn a resident of Moraviantown

Posted by on January 1, 2016

Marilyn TobiasTobias, Marilyn (Noah) – of Moraviantown (Delaware Nation) passed away peacefully, with family at her side, at the Four Counties Health Services, Newbury on Wednesday, December 30, 2015. Marilyn retired after 30 years from Delaware Nation Council. She was proud of her profession and wanted to make a difference in people’s lives. Community programs and services addressed diabetes, cancer, grief recovery, residential school syndrome, traditional health practices and ceremonies. She celebrated her graduation ceremonies from Georgian College and Mohawk College. Marilyn used a lot of good natured humour to teach about kindness and generosity. Before retiring she was a recipient of the National Community Health Representative award that was presented to her by North of 60 actress, Tina Keeper. Marilyn enjoyed her vacations and travelling with her family and friends to Dominican Republic, Mexico, Florida, Nevada, Newfoundland, Ohio, Nova Scotia and Maine. The Tobias family will receive friends at the John C. Badder Funeral Home 72 Victoria St., Thamesville on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A celebration of her life will be at from the funeral home on Monday, January 4, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. followed with private traditional ceremonies. Online condolences may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com.

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EVES: Edna formerly of R.R.#5 Wallaceburg

Posted by on December 20, 2015

Eves: Edna May (Ewing), formerly of R.R#5 Wallaceburg, passed away suddenly at Eden Villa, Chatham on Sunday, December 20, 2015 at the age of 85. Born in Chatham Twp., daughter of the late Russell and Ellen (Aitken) Ewing. Beloved wife of the late Harvey Eves (2012). Loving mother of Carol Burke of Kingsville, Patricia & Merle Brubaker of Guelph, Bonnie Lazarak of Edmonton, Ernie & Ingrid Eves of Sherwood Park, Tom & Carol Eves of Dresden and Mike & Tracy Eves of Chatham. Sadly missed by 19 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Dear sister of Mary Irwin, Lullabelle Allen, Gordon Ewing and Norman Ewing. Predeceased by a sister Isabel Benn and a brother Donald Ewing. The Eves family will receive friends at the Badder Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 679 North St., Dresden on Tuesday from  2-4 PM and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be celebrated in the chapel on Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 11AM. Interment Dresden Cemetery. Donations may be made at the funeral home by cheque to the Tupperville United Church. Online condolences may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Ontario, Sarnia

SAYLER: Raymond a resident of Bothwell

Posted by on December 20, 2015

RAYMOND SAYLERSayler: Raymond L. a resident of Bothwell, passed away with his family by his side at Four Counties Health Services, Newbury on Friday, December 18, 2015 at the age of 82. Born in Mosa Twp., son of the late Lloyd and Gertrude (Mobey) Sayler. Beloved husband of Irene (Sinclair) Sayler. Loving father of Kathryn VanMiddelkoop (Art), Richard Sayler (Mary), Michael Sayler (Alene), Robert Sayler (Ana), and Elizabeth Hinnegan. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Michael Sayler, Melissa Hunter (Nathan),Manda Sayler (Justin), Tim Van Middelkoop, Ian VanMiddelkoop (Risa), Alicia Backman (Rob), Katie Leier (Josh), Nick, Chris, and Brandon Sayler, Tyler , Roy, and Erin Hinnegan and great grandchildren Mazlyn, Alena and Seth VanMiddelkoop, Gavin and Ethan Backman. Dear brother-in-law of Mary Sayler, Donna Robinson,and Lorne and Shirley Sinclair. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers Gordon and Murray Sayler. The Sayler family will receive friends at the Badder & Robinson Funeral Home,211 Elm St., Bothwell on Monday from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 1:30pm with Rev. Jim Breen of St. Andrew’s United Church, Cairo officiating. Interment Bothwell Cemetery. Donations by cheque to the Bothwell Optimist Club or St. Andrew’s United Church, Cairo would be appreciated. Online condolences may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Ontario, Sarnia

NICKELS: Wilfred Roy formerly of Bothwell

Posted by on October 31, 2015

Nickels: Wilfred “Roy” formerly of R.R.#3 Bothwell was called home to be with his Lord and Saviour surrounded by his family on Friday, October 30, 2015 at the age of 92. Born in Zone Township son of the late Wilfred and Viola (Elliott) Nickels.  Beloved husband of the late Margaret “Ruth” Nickels.  Loving father of Loretta and the late Ernie Kerslake, Allan and Carole Nickels and Sharron and James Smith all of London.  Survived by 6 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.  Dear brother of Edna Smith and Janis Nickels.  Roy is predeceased by granddaughter Cynthia Kerslake.  The Nickels family will receive family and friends at the Badder & Robinson Funeral Home, 211 Elm Street, Bothwell on Tuesday November 3, 2015 from 11:30 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 1:30 p.m.  Interment in Bothwell Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of your choice may be made by cheque at the funeral home and will be greatly appreciated by the family.   Online condolences may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, London, Ontario

TINNEY: Robert formerly of Shetland

Posted by on September 28, 2015

BOB TINNEYTinney: Robert “Bob”, formerly of Shetland, passed away peacefully at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Chatham on Monday, September 28, 2015 at the age of 85. He was born in Zone Twp., son of the late Cecil and Agnes (Dobbyn) Tinney. Bob farmed in Shetland for many years and was a heavy equipment operator. He was member of the Antique Tractor Club, Faith Trinity United Church, Shetland and a strong community supporter. Bob is survived by four sisters and a brother, Dorothy Macaulay of Alvinston, Mary McLean (John) of Lambeth, Norine Wolfe of Ottawa, Ross Tinney (Pat) of Port Dover and Edith Towsley of Chatham. He is fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. The Tinney family will receive friends at the John C. Badder Funeral Home, 72 Victoria St., Thamesville on Tuesday evening from 7-9pm. The funeral service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Wednesday, October 30, 2015 at 2:00pm with Mrs. Jessie Dobbyn officiating. Interment Shetland Cemetery. If desired donations by cheque to the Faith Trinity United Church would be appreciated. Online condolences may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Ontario, Sarnia

ROSS: Leota formerly of Kent Bridge

Posted by on September 15, 2015

Leato RossRoss: Leato (Wilcox), formerly of Kent Bridge, passed away peacefully at Riverview Gardens, Chatham on Monday, September 14, 2015 at the age of 96. Born in Chatham Twp., daughter of the late George and Ethel (Shaw) Wilcox. Beloved wife of the late Charles Ross (2010). Loving mother of Gordon & Gayle Ross of Kent Bridge, Janet & Ervine Taylor of St. Thomas and Beverly & Jim Evans of Wallaceburg. Cherished Nana to Brad (Margaret), Laura (Mike), Steven (Pam), Darcey (Dean), Duane, Ryan (Jodi),  Darryl (Nancy). Special  great grandma to Spencer, Kelley, Heather, Cameron, Nolan, Mitchell, Hannah, Lauren, Connor, Larisa, Tyler, Kirstyn, Dani Lynn, Danica and Brennan. Dear Sister of Murray Wilcox, June Proctor and Grace Forrester. Predeceased by brothers Grant Wilcox (1981),Raymond Wilcox (1990); sisters Rheta Clark (2014), Vida Cooper (1987). The Ross family will receive friends at the John C. Badder Funeral Home, 72 Victoria St., Thamesville on Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 PM. An Order of the Eastern Star Service will be held on Friday afternoon at 1:45 p.m. The funeral service will be held from the funeral home on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 11 AM. Interment in Bethel Cemetery, Harwich Twp.. Donations may be made at the funeral home by cheque to the Thamesville United Church or the Chatham-Kent Hospice. Online donations and condolences may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com.

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Ontario

MCRITCHIE: Beatrice formerly of Bothwell

Posted by on August 7, 2015

McRitchie: Beatrice Mae, formerly of Bothwell, passed away peacefully at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance on Friday, August 7,2015 at the age of 91. Born in Wallaceburg, daughter of the late Alde and Mary (Debuque) Porter. Beloved wife of the late Donald McRitchie (2001). Loving mother of Pat Copeland (Bob), Mary Ann Johnson, Pam Kreitzer (Andy),  Charlene McRitchie, Darlene Phillips (Gary), Donald, Jim (Carol), Ed, Andrew, and Bill McRitchie. Sadly missed by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a sister Pearl (1963) and 2 step sisters and 3 step brothers. The McRitchie family will receive friends at the Badder & Robinson Funeral Home, 211 Elm St., Bothwell on Sunday evening from 7pm – 9pm. The funeral service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Monday, August 10, 2015 at 11AM. Interment Bothwell Cemetery. If desired donations (by cheque) to the Chatham-Kent Hospice or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com

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GAGE: John formerly of London

Posted by on August 7, 2015

Gage: John Albert, formerly of London, passed away at the Babcock Community Care Centre, Wardsville on Friday, August 7,2015 at the age of 97. Born in Euphemia Twp., son of the late William and Bertha (Evans) Gage. John is survived by sisters Florence Willson (the late Norton), Muriel Birtch (the late Kenneth) and a brother Sam Gage (Gerri Green). Also survived by a niece Donna Fisher and many other nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her brothers and sisters Velma Hand (Bill), Alice Smith (Alvro), Jean Switzer (Elmer), Sarah Switzer (Addison), Howard Gage, Hazel Squires (Lawrence), Dorothy Scott (John), Lillian Gage, George Gage (Gladys), Charles Gage (Mary), Leonard Gage, Fred Gage (Carmelle). The Gage family will receive friends at the Badder & Robinson Funeral Home, 211 Elm St., Bothwell on Monday, August 10, 2015 from 1:00 PM until the time of the funeral service at 2:00 PM. Interment Alvinston Cemetery. If desired donations to Four Counties Health Services Foundation or the Babcock Community Care Centre, Wardsville would be appreciated. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, London, Windsor

WESTECOTT: Robert a resident of Newbury

Posted by on June 3, 2015

Westecott: Robert Floyd, passed away suddenly at his home on Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at the age of 72. Born in Toronto, son of the late Floyd and Elsie (Tustin) Westecott. Beloved husband of the late Linda (Grills) Westecott (2005). Loving father of Lisa McClure-Dollimore of Oshawa, Christine Panther-Dollimore of Edmonton, and Andrew Westecott of Newbury. Loving grandpa to Ryan, Caightlyn, Rebecca, Cyle, Shelby and great-grandchildren Lexi, Colton, and Charlee. Dear brother of Joyce Falkins of Wardsville. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a sister Carol Hooper, and a brother William “Bill” Westecott. At Bob’s request cremation has taken place. A Graveside Service will be held at Bothwell Cemetery on Saturday June 6, 2015 at 1pm. If desired donations to Quad County Support Services (P.O.Box 65 Wardsville, ON. N0L2N0) would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Badder Funeral Homes, Bothwell.

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SMITH: Laura Lee a resident of Dresden

Posted by on June 2, 2015

Laura Lee SmithSmith: Laura Lee a resident of Dresden passed away peacefully with family by her side on Sunday, May 31, 2015 at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance at the age of 50. Born in Chatham, daughter of George & Evelyn (Rizun) Smith. Beloved wife of Ken Smith. Loving mom of Brady Smith. Loved sister of Tracy & Jason Hedden. Dear sister-in-law of Linda & Bob Hedden, Sandra & Neil Marchand and Diane & Larry DeFraeye. Sadly missed by several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Laura Lee was an employee of Union Gas for 14 years and was an avid sports enthusiast. The Smith family will receive friends at the Badder Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 679 North St., Dresden on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held from the funeral home on Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 1 p.m. Interment in Dresden Cemetery. Donations may be made at the funeral home by cheque to D.C.H.F (Dresden Community Healthcare Foundation) or L.K.C.S. Booster Club (Lambton-Kent Community Sports Field Improvement Project).

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CHALCRAFT: Rita a resident of Dresden

Posted by on May 27, 2015

Chalcraft: Rita a resident of Dresden passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Chatham at the age of 86. Born in Wallaceburg, daughter of the late Joseph and Julia Yacks. Loving mother of  the late Kathleen Wright, the late Murray Chalcraft, Gloria Merriam, Cindy & Brad Hopper and Collin Chalcraft Sr.  Loving grandma to many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Predeceased by brother Joseph Jr. Yacks and sisters Flora Robinson, Floreta Ritchie and Freda LaMarsh.The Chalcraft family will receive friends at the John C. Badder Funeral Home 72 Victoria St., Thamesville on Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held from the funeral home on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 11 a.m. Interment in Bothwell Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made at the funeral home by cheque to the Canadian Spinal Research Organization. Online donations and condolences may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com.

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SCHOLZE: Christina a resident of Chatham

Posted by on May 9, 2015

CHRISTINA SCHOLZEScholze: Christina a resident of Chatham passed away Saturday, May 9, 2015 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Chatham at the age of 101. Born in Birmingham, England, daughter of the late William and Alice (Gilder) Letts. Beloved wife of the late Adolf Scholze (1982). Loving mother of Karla & Adam Pechloff and Peter & Cheryl Scholze. Cherished grandmother of Christina, Thomas, Lisa and Steven. Sadly missed by 5 great grandchildren and several dear nieces and nephews. Christina was the last survivng member of her family of nine siblings.The Scholze family will receive friends at the John C. Badder Funeral Home, 72 Victoria St., Thamesville on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 10-11 a.m. The funeral service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 11 a.m. Interment in St. Matthew’s Cemetery, Florence. If desired, donations may be made by cheque at the funeral home to Holy Trinity Church, Chatham or St. Matthew’s Cemetery, Florence. Online donations and condolences may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com.

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, London, Ontario

SEVCIK: Mary Louise a resident of Dresden

Posted by on April 28, 2015

MARY SEVCIKSevcik: Mary Louise (Deswaef) , a resident of Dresden, passed away peacefully at Park St. Place, Dresden on Monday, April 27, 2015 at the age of 83. Born in Chicago, U.S.A., daughter of the late Leopold and Emile (Demeester) Deswaef. Mary was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Dresden and the C.W.L. For many years she farmed with her husband at R.R.#6 Dresden until his passing 1991. She always enjoyed travelling and attending prayer meetings. Beloved wife of the late Meroll Sevcik (1991). Loving mother of Darlene and Joe Carpenter of Guelph, and Gerald “Jerry” Sevcik of Dresden. Loving grandma to Scott and Sheena and Eric and Lesley. Dear sister and sister-in-law to Jeanette Pake, Jackie Smith, John and Elaine Deswaef, and Jennie Kopal. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her brother Neville Deswaef, brothers-in-law Sam Pake, John Kucera, Paul Kopal and sisters-in-law Marilyn Deswaef and Mary Kucera. The Sevcik family will receive friends at the Badder Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 679 North St., Dresden on Sunday from 2- 4pm and 7-9pm. Prayers will be held at 3:45pm immediately followed by C.W.L. Prayers. The funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church, Dresden on Monday, May 4, 2015 at 11AM with Fr. Ray Lawhead as Celebrant. Interment Dresden Cemetery. A Special thank-you to all the staff, volunteers, and residents for their exceptional care and kindness while mom was at Park St. Place. If desired donations may be made at the funeral home ( by cheque ) to Park St. Place,Dresden or Meals on Wheels would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Guelph, Ontario, Sarnia

HORVAT: Annie a resident of Bothwell

Posted by on April 3, 2015

ANNIE HORVAT

Horvat: Annie (Duralia), formerly of Bothwell, passed away peacefully at St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at the age of 91. Born in Croatia, daughter of the late Frank and Kathleen Duralia. Annie is predeceased by her beloved husband the Late John Horvat Sr. (1996) and her son John Horvat (2010). Loving mother and mother-in-law of Mary and Uly Bondy of Chatham, and Joan Horvat of Bothwell. Sadly missed by her cherished grandchildren Ron and Sandra Horvat, Tim and Cindy Horvat, Tracy and Jake Hanson, Kathy Johnson and great- grandchildren Reed, Ben, Bo, Cal, Brooklyn, Mykala, Erica, and Nathan. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Evelyn Slobasky (late Harry), Kathleen Coulson (late Robert), Nellie Siddall (late Robert), Joe Duralia (Carol), John Duralia (Pat),the late Mary Camp (Gary). The Horvat family will receive friends at the Badder & Robinson Funeral Home, 211 Elm St., Bothwell on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9pm (prayers will be held at 3:45pm). The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church, Thamesville on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 11AM. Interment St. Ignatius Cemetery, Bothwell. If desired donations to the St. Ignatius Cemetery (cheques made payable to (Friends of the Bothwell Catholic Cemetery) or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com

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PHANEUF: Douglas a resident of Thamesville

Posted by on April 3, 2015
DOUG PHANEUF

Phaneuf: Douglas, a resident of Thamesville, passed away at the London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Campus, on Friday, April 3, 2015 at the age of 63. Born in Windsor, son of the late Arthur (2007) and Eleanor (Desjardins) (2012) Phaneuf.  Doug is survived by his brother Dr. Ronald Phaneuf (Jimmie) of Colorado; sisters Barbara Naismith of Windsor, Rosemary Rolston (Robert) of Huntsville, Carol Phaneuf of Windsor; nieces and nephews Kristy (Marty), Laura (Joe), Jay, Paula (Nat), Cory; great-nieces and nephews Katelynn, Emily, Alex, Carter, and Owen. A special thanks to Dr. Danielle MacNeil and her medical team for the special care Doug received. The Phaneuf family will receive friends at the John C. Badder Funeral Home, 72 Victoria St., Thamesville on Monday, April 6, 2015 from 9:30AM – 10:30AM, followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church, 9 Alice St., Thamesville at 11 AM with Fr. Ray Lawhead as Celebrant. Interment St. Paul`s Cemetery, Thamesville. Donations to the London Health Sciences Foundation (Head and Neck Cancer Centre) or the O.S.P.C.A would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Ontario, Windsor

SHEPHERD: Maud a resident of Bothwell

Posted by on March 28, 2015

MAUD SHEPHERDShepherd: Maud (Forshee), a resident of Bothwell, passed away peacefully at The Village on the Ridge, Ridgetown on Friday, March 27, 2015 at the age of 84. Born in Puce, daughter of the late Fred and Florence (Bodkin) Forshee. Beloved wife of Wilfred Shepherd. Loving mother of Starlene and Rob VanMiddelkoop of Bothwell, and Stephon and Marie Shepherd of Windsor. Sadly missed by grandchildren Sheena, Travis (Leah), Natasha, and Jericka and great-grandchildren Grant and Clark. Dear sister-in-law of Lilliebelle Forshee of Brantford. Predeceased by her brother Gerald Forshee. The Shepherd family will receive friends at the Badder & Robinson Funeral Home, 211 Elm St., Bothwell on  Tuesday, March 31, 2015 from 11:00AM until the time of the funeral service at 1:00PM with Rev. Steve Filyer officiating. Interment Bothwell Cemetery. Donations by cheque to the V.O.N. or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Ontario, Windsor

HOOPER: Vaughn “Tic” a resident of Dresden

Posted by on March 12, 2015

Vaughn HooperHooper: Vaughn D. “Tic”, a resident of Dresden, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at the age of 89. Born in Dresden, son of the Late Harry and Eva (Corner) Hooper. Beloved husband of Helen (Wilson) Hooper. Loving father of Catherine Shaw of Petrolia. Proud Grandpa of granddaughters Jessica Shaw (John Teskey) of Petrolia, Erin Jamieson (Matthew) of Kitchener and great-grandchildren Vaughn, Greta, and Charlotte Jamieson and chosen grandpa of Joel, Eva, Tyler, and Hannah Field. Predeceased by sisters Madlynn Oliphant, Greta Case, Willa Hooper, Carol Hooper and brothers Floyd Hooper and Clifford Hooper. Tic was a member of the North Dresden Baptist Church, a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Br. #113 for 60 years. He retired from the Canadian Canners after 43 years, served on Dresden Town Council, and had been a volunteer for Meals on Wheels for 21 years. Tic enjoyed working with small crafts and doing needed repairs in his retirement years. The Hooper family will receive friends at the Badder Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 679 North St., Dresden on Thursday from 4:00pm – 8:00pm. The Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Friday, March 13, 2015 at 11am with Rev. John Lang and Pastor Gordon Tetley officiating. Interment Dresden Cemetery. Donations may be made at the funeral home by cheque to the Children’s Wish Foundation or the Dresden Community Medical Centre. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com

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COOK: Robert a resident of Florence

Posted by on March 8, 2015

ROBERT COOKCook: Robert Charles a resident of Florence, passed away peacefully at the C.K.H.A. Sydenham Campus, Wallaceburg on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at the age of 79. Born in Tilbury, son of the late Maurice and Lavina “Dolly” (Dibbley) Cook. Beloved husband of Kathleen ‘Kate” (Kynoch) Cook. Loving father of George Cook of Florence, , Maurice “Moe” Cook (Karen) of Oil Springs, Clayton Cook (Sherry) of Strathroy, Bryan Cook (Sharron) of Elmira and Terry Cook of Windsor. Proud Grandpa of by 14 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Don Cook (Donna), Marjorie Quick, Carolyn McMahon (John), Richard Cook (Donna), and Sandra Mailloux . Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a sister Lois Hillier and brothers George, Thomas, and Neil Cook (Sharon), a brother-in-law Roy Quick, and sister-in-law Donna J. Cook. The Cook family will receive friends at the John C. Badder Funeral Home, 72 Victoria St., Thamesville on Monday from 2-4pm and 7-9pm, the Florence I.O.O.F. Lodge No. 196 will hold a memorial service at 6:30pm Monday evening.  The funeral service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 11am. Interment Shetland Cemetery. If desired donations by cheque to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com

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YANKOVICH: Paul a resident of R.R.#2 Bothwell

Posted by on February 12, 2015

PAUL YANKOVICH

Yankovich: Paul, a resident of R.R.# 2 Bothwell, passed away peacefully  after a brief illness on Thursday, February 12, 2015 at the age of 91. Beloved husband of the late Gertrude Yankovich (2004). Loving father of Monica Van Dellen (Jim Dixon) of Wallaceburg, Frank and Mary Jane Yankovich of Chatham. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Rebecca (Jeff), Leanne (Jeff), Jennifer, Carlos (Amanda), Dayna, Eric (Jenna), Derek, and Samantha and great-grandchildren Evan, Alex, Clara Joy, Jackson, Jordan,and Eleanor. Dear brother of Elizabeth Yankovich of London. Predeceased by a sister Mary and a brother Frank. The Yankovich family will receive friends at the Badder & Robinson Funeral Home, 211 Elm St. Bothwell on Saturday,February 14, 2015 from 12:00 PM until the time of the service at 1:30 PM with Fr. Ray Lawhead officiating. Interment St. Ignatius Cemetery, Bothwell. If desired donations may be made at the funeral home by cheque to O.S.P.C.A. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, London, Ontario

Vanpraet: Debbie M., a resident of Chatham

Posted by on February 5, 2015

DEBBIE VANPRAETVanpraet: Debbie M. , a resident of Chatham, passed away peacefully with her family by her side at London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Campus on Thursday, February 5, 2015 at the age of 53. Born in Chatham, Beloved daughter of Pierre and Georgette (Coeman) Vanpraet. Debbie is also survived by her sister Rose Duquette (Dave), Nancy Schram (John), a brother Richard Vanpraet (Kristin); nieces and nephews  Tanya Duquette, Tristan Duquette (Jennifer), Brittany and Amanda Schram,; great-nephew Hayden Duquette- Vanderhoeff, her fur baby Sophie; Aunt and Uncle Mary and Martin Kowanetz and several cousins. At Debbie’s request cremation has taken place.  A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church, 9 Alice St., Thamesville on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 11:00AM.  If desired donations to the London Health Sciences Foundation (Pulmonary Hypertension Research) , University of Toronto Faculty of Pharmacy, or the Chatham-Kent O.S.P.C.A. would be appreciated. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com. Arrangements were entrusted to the Badder Funeral Home, Thamesville

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LESY: Maurice a resident of R.R.#1 Thamesville

Posted by on February 5, 2015

MAURICE LESYLesy: Maurice Joseph, a resident of R.R.#1 Thamesville, passed away peacefully with his family by his side at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Chatham on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at the age of 74. Born on the farm, son of the late Remi (1976) and Juliana (Delanghe) Lesy (2000). Maurice farmed all his life in Wabash. Beloved husband of 53 years to Linda (Stallaert) Lesy. Loving father of Jerry and Sharon Lesy and Laurie and Tom Vanrabaeys. Loving grandpa of  Ashley, Jeff, Hillary, Nicole, Kate, Tara, and Jared. Loving brother of the late Cyriel Lesy and his wife Brenda Lesy. Dear brother-in-law of the late Alexis Sharrow, Ray and Pam Stallaert, Lavina and Don Toulouse, Allan and Simone Stallaert, and Eric and Kathy Stallaert. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. The Lesy family will receive friends at the John C. Badder Funeral Home, 72 Victoria St., Thamesville on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9PM. The Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at St. Pauls Roman Catholic Church, Thamesville on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 11:00AM with Fr. Ray Lawhead as Celebrant. Interment St. Paul’s Cemetery, Thamesville. Donations made at the funeral home by cheque to the Chatham-Kent Hospice would be appreciated by the family.  Online condolences and donations may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, London, Ontario

RICHARDSON-AITKEN: Collette a resident of Sarnia

Posted by on February 4, 2015

COLLETTE RICHARDSONRichardson-Aitken: Colette a resident of Sarnia, passed away peacefully with her family at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia  on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at the age of 34. Born in Chatham, beloved daughter of John and Nancy (Leeson) Richardson. Loving wife and best friend of David Aitken. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Davin Richardson (Julie) and Sara Aitken (Steve Segulic). Special aunt to Jessie and Zoe. Loving daughter-in-law of Bruce and Betty Aitken. Sadly missed by her grandmother Helen Leeson (Late Jim). Family and friends will be received at the , 72 Victoria St., Thamesville on Sunday from 1:00PM – 4:00PM. A Celebration of Colette’s Life will be held at the funeral home Monday, February 9, 2015 at 11:00AM (Visitation from 10:00AM until time of the service). Cremation has taken place. Interment of cremains in Mayhew-Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Thamesville at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations may be made at the funeral home by cheque to St. Joseph’s Hospice, 475 Christina Street North, Sarnia, ON N7T 5W3. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com

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