Posted by on July 20, 2017

Suddenly, at his home on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 of Crediton at the age of 24. Adored dad of Sage. Loving son Judy and Dale Conlan of Crediton. Special friend of Chelsey Lee Hay-Janke. Dear brother and brother-in-law Rob Smale and Alicia Bugyra of Hensall, Bonnie Benoit and Aaron Lorenz, April Smale and Walter Buldock, and Denise Fields all of the Exeter area and Dan and Kristen Kinahan of Slave Lake, AB.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, Exeter on Friday evening from 7-9 PM where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 22nd at 11 AM. Cremation with private interment Exeter Cemetery.

Donations to a trust fund for Tim’s daughter Sage (cheques payable to Judy Smale) would be appreciated by the family.

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JEFFERY: V. Glenn of Exeter

Posted by on July 19, 2017

At Stratford General Hospital, Stratford on Monday, July 17, 2017 in his 87th year. Beloved husband of Dorothy (Thomson) Jeffery for 62 years. Dear father of Alan and Rhonda Jeffery of Exeter, and Connie and Jeff Millar of Hensall. Dear grandfather of Jennifer and Shane, Michelle, John, Amanda and Theo, Ben, Gillian and Jovon, Katie; Justin and Charity, Brittni and Taylor, Brandon, Jordan and Emily; and great grandfather of Alyssa, J.P., Brynn, Nash, and Nikkita. Dear brother-in-law of Rhoda Rohde of Hensall. Predeceased by his brothers-in-law Bill Rohde, and Clarence and Isabel Thomson.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, Exeter (1 street west of Main), on Thursday evening from 6-9 PM, and again at the Exeter Christian Reformed Church, 330 Huron Street W. Exeter on Friday, July 21st from 10-10:45 AM where the funeral will be held at 11 AM with Pastor Kevin teBrake officiating. Interment Exeter Cemetery.

Donations to the Exeter Christian Reformed Church – supporting the Youth Serve Group would be appreciated by the family.

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MILLS: Ronald (Ron) F. of Strathroy, formerly of Granton

Posted by on July 15, 2017

At LHSC Victoria Hospital on Friday, July 14, 2017 of Strathroy and formerly of Granton, in his 80th year. Beloved husband of Cavell (Val) (Fletcher) Mills. Dear father of Terry and Mary-Jean Mills of Thorndale, Jim Mills and Vicki of St. Marys, Gord and Christine Mills of Princeton and Nancy Mills of Granton, Mike Duquette and Jess, Brad and Ann Duquette, Jason Duquette and Krista all of Guelph. Loving grandfather of Dwayne, Craig, Carrie, Bradley, Angie; Chris, Stephanie; Cody, Joel, Randy, Amanda; Tim, Mike, Chandler, and Cameron. Loving step-grandfather of Taylor, Jacob, Logan, Zach, Adrianna, Ashley, Daemon, Cohen, Mazzy and Noah. Loving great-grandfather of Gavin, Brody; Kaleb, Andrea; Hailey, Damien, Logan and Leah. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Harold and Verna Mills of Granton, Nelson and Hazel Mills of St. Marys, and Donna and Roy McRoberts of London. Ron will also be remembered by the Fletcher family. Predeceased by son Howard (2016), grandson Kurtis (2016), daughters-in-law Kim and Theresa, sister Florence and her husband Gerald Millson. Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Monday evening 7-9 PM, where a Celebration of Life Service will be held on Tuesday, July 18th at 1:30 PM with Pastor Paul Vollick officiating. Cremation with interment Granton Cemetery. Donations to Villages United Church or VON Palliative Care, Middlesex-Strathroy would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be made through www.haskettfh.com.

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Filed Under: London

HAYTER: Cora (nee Maude) of Lucan

Posted by on July 14, 2017

Passed away peacefully at London Health Sciences Centre-Victoria Hospital, on Thursday, July 13, 2017 of Lucan in her 78th year. Loving wife of the late Raymond Hayter (2010). Dear mother of Tracy and Doug Proudfoot of London, and Denise and Doug Marshall of Shipka. Adored grandmother of Jamie, Brandon; Melanie and Kyle; Terri and Chad, Leyda-mae and Paul. Great-grandmother of Chloe, Taylor, Carl, and Kolton. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Jean Hood of Guelph, Clifford Maude of New Brunswick, Shirley and Randy Bowman of Lenark, Gordon and Corrine Maude of Nippising, Louise Hayter, Dorris and Jim Goble, Janice and George Dauncey, Gary and Linda Hayter, and Laura Prekup. Predeceased by her parents Clifford and Anita Maude, sons Terry and Jim Hayter, daughter Kimberly McLeod, grandson Sam Marshall, mother and father in-law Sarah and Lloyd Hayter, Hayter brothers-in-law Ken, Floyd, Ross, Ron, Jack, and Gord Bannister and sisters-in-law Bernice, Audrey, and Kathy.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 from 9:30– 10:30 AM, where the funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM. Interment St. James Cemetery, Clandeboye.

Donations to Canadian Cancer Society, Heart & Stroke Foundation or Diabetes Canada would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com.

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Filed Under: London

ZINN: Roy L. (Roy Sr.) formerly of Lucan

Posted by on July 13, 2017

Peacefully on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at Earls Court Village, London,  formerly of Lucan in his 99th year. Dear father of Roy H. (Roy Jr.) and Carol Brady-Zinn and Gord Wilson. Loved and cherished grandfather of Lori and Murray Connolly, Carter Zinn and Tricia McFarland, and Megan Zinn. Cherished great-grandfather of three and great-great grandfather of four. Survived by his brother Cecil, sister Opal Kwasnick, and several nieces and nephews. Roy was a respected and loved friend and neighbour to many people over the years in the communities of Ingersoll, London and Lucan. He was predeceased by his wife Gerry, daughter Fern Wilson, grandson Kenny Wilson, and sister Hazel Warboyse.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Sunday afternoon 2-4PM where the funeral service will be held on Monday, July 17th at 11 AM with Carol Brady-Zinn officiating. Private interment at St. James Cemetery, Clandeboye at a later time.

Donations to the Diabetes Canada, Heart and Stroke Foundation, or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

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Filed Under: London

RAYMOND-COLBORN: Debra Ann of Lucan, formerly of Dashwood

Posted by on July 12, 2017

Passed away peacefully at Stratford General Hospital, on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 in her 57th year. Loving sister to Ronny and Helen Raymond, Daryl and Barb Raymond, Heidi and Paul Madill, and Wendy Raymond and Willy Miller, and Tammy Raymond. Deb will be missed by several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents Daryl and Ada Raymond and daughter Tanya-Lyn. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to Haskett Funeral Home, Exeter. For those who wish, donations may be made to the Oncology department-Victoria Hospital, London.

 

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PARNALL: Bruce Norman of London, formerly of Lucan

Posted by on July 5, 2017

Peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 in his 66th year. Loving husband and best friend to Donna Parnall (nee Blane). Cherished father to Kelly Parnall and Marsha and Wes Goldie. Devoted Poppy to Madison, Mason, Makinnon and Avery. Special Grandpoppy to his favourite Scottie dogs, Mac and Alyeska. Beloved son of the late Leslie (2009) and Maxine Parnall. Dear brother to Brenda and John Montpetit, and Barb and Bob Wonnacott. Loving brother-in-law to the Blane family; Bill and Winnie, Earl and Diane, David and Diane, Gordon and Sharon, Ron and Jennifer, Roger and Shelley and Verna and John. Predeceased by Allan (2013) and Hazel (1997) Blane. Bruce will be missed by several nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM where the private family funeral service will be held on Monday, July 10th at 11 AM. Interment St. James Cemetery, Clandeboye. Following the funeral service on Monday, everyone is invited to the Lucan Community Memorial Centre from 1-4 PM, for a celebration of Bruce’s life. At Bruce’s request, please dress in your casual attire.

In memory of Bruce, donations may be made to The Kidney Foundation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Online condolences may be made through www.haskettfh.com.

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Filed Under: London

HEIMRICH: Ronald (Ron) of Zurich

Posted by on June 30, 2017

At South Huron Hospital, Exeter, surrounded by the love of his wife and 3 children, on Thursday, June 29, 2017 of Zurich in his 84th year.  Beloved husband of Marilyn (Haberer) Heimrich.  Dear father of Laurie and Phil Erb of Zurich, Mark and Julie Heimrich of Exeter, and Dave and Wendy Heimrich of Bayfield.  Dear grandfather of Stephanie, Ashley, and Colin; Sarah, Scott, Spencer; Ashley, Lauren, Tamara, and Courtney.  Dear brother and brother-in-law of Audrey and Fred Haberer of Zurich, and Ruth Stevenson of London.  Predeceased by his parents Rev. Edward and Irene Heimrich, his father and mother-in-law Karl and Helen Haberer, stepmother Pearl (Foerster) Heimrich , and brother-in-law Milo Stevenson.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 49 Goshen Street North, Zurich on Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The Funeral service will be held at the St. Peters Lutheran Church, 22 Goshen St. S., Zurich on Monday, July 3, 2017 at 11 AM with Pastor Nadine Schroeder-Kranz officiating.  Interment St. Peters Lutheran Cemetery, Zurich.

Donations to St. Peters Lutheran Church or South Huron Hospital Foundation – Jessica’s House would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com

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Filed Under: London

LUTHER: Ivan of Exeter and formerly of Grand Bend

Posted by on June 30, 2017

Suddenly, with family by his side at London Health Sciences Centre-University Hospital on Thursday, June 29th, 2017 of Exeter and formerly of Grand Bend in his 79th year.  Beloved husband of the late Bonnie East and the late Mary (Oster) McMurray.  Dear father of Terry and Kathy Luther and Tracy Luther all of Calgary.  Dear grandfather of Jessica and Ryan; Justin and Paige.  Dear brother and brother-in-law of Shirley and Don Walmsley of London, Larry and Carol Luther of Exeter, and Linda and Norm Camp of London.  Fondly remembered by Mary’s family: Sharon Smith of Exeter, and Rick and Karen McMurray (Nathan and Ty) of Lucknow.  Predeceased by his parents Manford and Greta (Baker) Luther and brother and sister-in-law Lorne and Marg Luther.

A private family service will be held.  Haskett Funeral Home, Exeter entrusted with arrangements (519-235-1220).  Interment Grand Bend Cemetery.

If you wish, donations can be made to the Lung Association or the Canadian Cancer Society.   Condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com

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Filed Under: London

ATKINSON: Harvey Hamilton of London

Posted by on June 30, 2017

Suddenly, at home on Saturday, June 17, 2017, of London in his 66th year.  Beloved son of the late Harry and Laura (Mark) Atkinson.  Harvey graduated with a PhD in Computer Science from Western University in 1992, and worked at Western in Digital Imaging for many years.  Dear brother of Ellen Atkinson of London.  Dear uncle of Pamela and Joe Mandarino of Port Coquitlam, BC.  Predeceased by his sister Lorene Atkinson.  

A celebration of life service will be held at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 189 Main Street, Lucan on Tuesday, September 19th at 1 PM with The Rev’d Matthew Martin officiating.  

Cremation with interment St. James Cemetery, Clandeboye.

Haskett Funeral Home, Lucan (519-227-4211) entrusted with arrangements, www.haskettfh.com.

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Filed Under: London

DOWSON: Eileen (Hoy) of Clinton, formerly of Varna and Hensall

Posted by on June 29, 2017

Peacefully, at Huronview Home for the Aged, on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 of Clinton and formerly of Varna and Hensall in her 95th year. Dear wife of the late George Dowson (1996) and mother of the late Garry Dowson (1968).  Fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by brothers Louis Hoy and Gordon Hoy, sister Phyllis Miller, and brother-in-law’s Harold, Cecil, and Glen Dowson.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 49 Goshen Street, North, Zurich on Monday, July 3rd, 2017 from 10:30-11:30 AM where the funeral service will be held at 12 PM with Rev. Randy Banks officiating. Interment Bayfield Cemetery, Bayfield.

Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

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Filed Under: London

JERMYN: Jean Margaret (Simpson) of London

Posted by on June 21, 2017

Peacefully at Kensington Village, London on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 of London in her 97th year.  Beloved wife of the late Gerald (Bud) Jermyn.  Dear mother of Pat and Marlene Jermyn of London and grandmother of Dan Jermyn of London.  Dear sister and sister-in-law of Bill Simpson and Alma Simpson both of London.  Predeceased by son and daughter-in-law Ed and Cheryl Jermyn, brothers Harold and Grant, and sister-in-laws Helen and Donna.  Cremation has taken place.

A graveside service will be held at the St. James Cemetery, Clandeboye (North of Lucan on Highway #4) on Monday, June 26th at 2 PM.  Haskett Funeral Home, Lucan (519-227-4211) entrusted with arrangements. 

Donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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Filed Under: London

SMITH: Gerald (Gerry) E. of Exeter

Posted by on June 21, 2017

Suddenly, at his home in Exeter, on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, Gerald (Gerry) E. Smith at the age of 80.  Beloved husband of Sylvia (Looker) Smith. Dear father of Wayne and Pat Smith of New Hamburg, and Linda and Mario Maldonaldo of Brampton.  Dear grandfather of Emily, Katherine; Lexie and Bradley.

Friends are invited to join the family at the R.C.L. – R.E. Pooley – Branch #167 (Exeter Legion), 316 William Street, Exeter on Sunday, June 25th from 2-4 PM for a celebration of Gerry’s life. Musicians are encouraged to bring their instruments should they wish to offer a musical tribute to Gerry. Cremation with inurnment at Exeter Cemetery has already taken place.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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Filed Under: London

JAQUES: Ray of Exeter, formerly of Usborne Township

Posted by on June 21, 2017

At LHSC – University Hospital, London, on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, of Exeter and formerly of Usborne Township in his 87th year.  Beloved husband and sweetheart of Marina (Bowden) Jaques for 58 (almost 59) years.  Dear father of Steve and Joanne Jaques of Usborne Township, and Sue and Mike Lindsay of RR 7 St. Marys.  Dear grandfather of Travis and Rachel, Ashlyn and Mike; Eric and Anj; and Evan.  Dear brother-in-law of Donna Paynter of Toronto, Maxine Allison of London, and Margaret Reid of Ilderton.  Ray will be sadly missed by his nieces, nephews, friends, and the community.  Predeceased by his sister Erlma Keller and her husband Milt.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, Exeter (1 street west of Main) on Friday 4-7 PM, where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 24th at 1 PM with Pastor Paul Vollick officiating.  Interment Zion Cemetery.

Donations to Zion West United Church, or the South Huron Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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DIXON: William Morgan (Bill) of Lucan

Posted by on June 20, 2017

Peacefully at South Huron Hospital, Exeter on Monday, June 19, 2017 of Lucan in his 89th year.  Beloved husband and best friend of Marilyn (Hern) Dixon for over 61 years.  Dear father of Christina Hogan and Richard Lucas of Ilderton, Jim and Donna Dixon, and David Dixon all of RR2 Lucan.  Dear grandfather of Kevin and Sarah Hogan, Jeff and Liana Hogan, Lori Hogan and Brian Oliver, Brian and Katie Dixon, Carrie Dixon and Greg McCullough, and Brent Dixon.  Dear great-grandfather of Ainsley and Hunter Hogan, Nora and Reed Hogan, and Avery and Emma Dixon.  Dear brother and brother-in-law of Shirley Martene, Pauline Miller, Mary and Jack Hogan, LaBelle Dixon, Phyllis Chute, Elaine and Bev Skinner, Pearla and Gerry Tarsitano, Edward and Marilyn Hern.  Predeceased by his parents Wilfred and Grace Dixon, brother Hiram Dixon, and brothers-in-law Tony Martene, Art Miller, James Orr, and Ken Chute. Fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews.  Bill was a proud dairy farmer in McGillivray Township, farming for over 60 years.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM where the funeral service will be held on Friday, June 23rd at 11 AM with The Rev’d Matthew Martin officiating. Interment Exeter Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the South Huron Hospital Foundation or the Parkinson Society of Southwestern Ontario would be appreciated by the family.

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Filed Under: London

WORRELL: Pauline Susan (Wicks) of Dresden, formerly of Centralia

Posted by on June 14, 2017

Passed away peacefully at Chatham Kent Health Alliance on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 in her 65th year. Loving daughter of Gerald Wicks of Dresden and the late Jean (Reid) Wicks (1990). Beloved wife of the late William (Bill) Worrell (2004). Loving mother of Cody Worrell of Lucan. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Dennis and Kelly Wicks of Dresden, and Michael and Linda Wicks of Dresden. Caring aunt of Josh and Katy Wicks, and Linda and Harvey Pierce. Predeceased by sister-in-law Valerie Wicks and brother-in-law Mel Whittaker. Pauline will be missed by several cousins, friends, and extended family.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM, where the funeral service will be held at 1:30 PM. Interment Zion Cemetery, South Huron. Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Huron SPCA, Canadian Cancer Society, or the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) would be appreciated by the family.

Condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com.

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Filed Under: London

BANNISTER: Gordon of Ilderton

Posted by on June 13, 2017

Passed away peacefully at home with family by his side on June 12, 2017 in his 76th year. Beloved husband of the late Audrey (Hayter) (2013). Loving father of Jeff Bannister of RR 3 Ilderton, Shelley and Al Gardiner of RR 3 Ilderton, Kelly and Ron Dyer of RR 3 Ailsa Craig, Debbie and Scott Kraft of London, and Tim and Jen Bannister of Thorndale. Dear papa of Allyson, Delaney and Ella; Matt, Devin and Cole; Ashley (deceased 2017), Kyle and Taylor; Victoria and Braydon; Blake, Madison and Erica, and step-grandchildren Brody, Nick, Megan and Jack. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Bill and Marilyn Bannister, Marion and Joe Duncan, Albert Bannister, and Beth and Barney Clarke. Predeceased by his parents Arthur and Lillian Bannister, brother Douglas, and sister-in-law Mary.

Friends and family may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Thursday from 3-5 and 7-9 PM where the funeral service will be held on Friday, June 16th at 11 AM with Rev. Sheila Macgregor officiating. Interment Poplar Hill Cemetery.
Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be forwarded through www.hasettfh.com

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Filed Under: London

MILLIGAN: John (Jack) of London

Posted by on June 12, 2017

Peacefully at LHSC – Victoria Hospital, London on Monday, June 12, 2017 of London in his 78th year.  Beloved husband of the late Ruth (O’Neil) Milligan (2005).  Dear brother-in-law of Alton and Louise O’Neil of Lucan. Beloved uncle of Janet and Peter Scheuring, Brenda and Jeimy Karavelus, Reid O’Neil and Travis and Madison O’Neil and great-uncle of Megan and Zoe Scheuring, Sophia and Lila Karavelus, and Emma and Eliza O’Neil.  Predeceased by a brother Donald.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Thursday, June 15 from 9:30-10:30 AM where the funeral service will be held at 11 AM with The Rev’d Matt Martin officiating.    Interment St. James Cemetery, Clandeboye.

Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com

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Filed Under: London

OSMOND: Daisy Knee (Blackmore) of Zurich and formerly of Brantford

Posted by on June 10, 2017

Peacefully, at the Bluewater Rest Home, Zurich, on Friday, June 9, 2017 of Zurich and formerly of Brantford in her 91st year.  Beloved wife of the late Carl Maxwell Osmond (2015).  Dear mother of Fred and Babbie Osmond of Florida, Cathy and Ernie Beal of R. R. 2, Zurich and Darrell Osmond of Brantford. Sadly missed by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Dear sister and sister-in-law of Job and Sybil Blackmore and Dorothy Roberts. Fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews.   Predeceased by her parents Job and Blanche (Knee) Blackmore her brothers Aubrey, Fred, Donald, Jack, George, and sisters Violet May (Molly), Beverley, and Marina.

Cremation has taken place and a celebration of Daisy’s life will be held at a later date.  Haskett Funeral Home, Zurich (519-236-4365) entrusted with arrangements.

Donations to the Alzheimer’s Society or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.  Condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com

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Filed Under: Brantford, London

PARSONS: John (Jack) of RR 1 Hay

Posted by on June 6, 2017

At home, surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 in his 82nd year.  Beloved husband of Marion A. (Ford) Parsons for over 61 years.  Dear father of Brenda and Clare Martene of Crediton, Rick and Shelley Parsons of Exeter, Greg and Carrie Parsons of Exeter, Kim and Preston Dearing of RR 1 Hay, and Lisa and Chris Thompson of Kirkton.  Also survived by 11 grandchildren and 17.5 great-grandchildren.  Dear brother and brother-in-law of Maxine and Bill Kovacs of London, and Joan Finkbeiner of Wallaceburg.  Fondly remembered by the Ford family.  Predeceased by a grandson Michael Martene, and brother and sister-in-law Doug and Norma Parsons.  A special thank you to the nursing staff Cassie, Meghan, Annie, Patty, Charlene, Marg, and Lisa as well as the doctors and staff at the SHH for all their care and compassion.

Please gather at “The Barn” at Exeter Golf Course, 40374 Kirkton Road, Centralia at 1:00 PM for a Celebration of Life Service that will be held on Sunday, June 11th at 1:30 PM.  Please dress in casual attire.  Haskett Funeral Home, Exeter entrusted with arrangements (519-235-1220).  Private family interment in Exeter Cemetery.

Donations to St. Elizabeth Health Care, OneCare, SHH Foundation – Jessica’s House, or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

Condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com.

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Filed Under: London

BELL: Debbie (Molenkamp) of Exeter, formerly of Lucan and Huron Park

Posted by on June 5, 2017

Peacefully with her husband and son by her side, on Monday, June 5, 2017 of Exeter, formerly of Lucan and Huron Park in her 48th year.  Cherished wife of proud husband Chris Bell for 10 years.  Loving mother of Joshua Molenkamp and Bobbi-Jean McGregor of Orillia.  Loving Oma of Marquis Molenkamp.  Beloved daughter of Hans and Jos Molenkamp of London.  Dear daughter-in-law of Ellen Bell and the late Richard Bell (2008).  Dear sister and sister-in-law of Pieter Molenkamp, Tammy and Jason MacDonald, Stacey Molenkamp and Bill Hern; and Jennifer Bell and Karl Marshall.  Dear aunt of Darius Molenkamp, Julius Hern, the late Mandy MacDonald (2005), and Tynesha Garvie.  Remembered by all her family in Holland and her many friends.

At Debbie’s wish cremation has taken place and a celebration of life will be held at a later date.  Haskett Funeral Home, Exeter  (519-235-1220) entrusted with arrangements.

Donations to Diabetes Canada or the London Health Sciences Foundation (Kidney Dialysis Unit) would be appreciated by the family.

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BILCKE: Cheryl of Hensall

Posted by on June 4, 2017

Passed away suddenly at South Huron Hospital-Exeter, surrounded by her family on Saturday, June 3, 2017 in her 51st year. Loving wife of Rob. Cherished mother of Jordyn (Josh), Danielle (Jeremy) and Taylor. Adored Nana to Brianna and Blair. Loving daughter to Jean Lewis. Dear daughter-in-law to Denise Bilcke. Survived by siblings Harold Jr.(Wendy), Gary (Sue), Len (Marianne), Shawn (Grace), Lori (Elvis) and Lorraine. Dear sister-in-law of Ron (Mary Lou), and Rita. Predeceased by father Harold Joseph, father-in-law Silvere and brother-in-law Rick. Cheryl will be missed by many nieces, nephews, close friends and neighbours. Cheryl was a second mom to countless children she cared for over the years.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, Exeter (1 street west of Main) on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral Service will be held at the Hensall Community Centre, 157 Oxford St W, Hensall on Wednesday, June 7th at 11AM. Interment Exeter Cemetery.

Donations may be made to South Huron Hospital Foundation. Online condolences may be made through www.haskettfh.com.

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Filed Under: London

REVINGTON: Donald of Lucan

Posted by on June 3, 2017

Peacefully with family by his side at London Health Sciences Centre-University Hospital on Thursday,
June 1, 2017 in his 91st year. Beloved husband of Elizabeth “Betty” (Jarvie) for 68 years, 69 on July 14th. Loving father of Paul (Charlene) of St. George, David (Cheryl) of Kingsville, and Elizabeth (Randy) of Essex. Dear grandfather of Philip (Sabrina), Matthew (Laura), and Wesley (Danielle); Emily (Corey) and Laura (Jason). Proud great-grandpa to 10 great-grandchildren and a baby girl due in September. Dear brother of Fred, Anne and Ron. Predeceased by parents Wes and Alma, step mother Bernice and siblings Audrey, Norene, Harvey, LeRoy, Glenn and Rose. Special thank you to the staff at LHSC and to the many friends and caregivers for their tremendous support and care.
Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home , 223 Main Street, Lucan on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 7th at 11 AM with Pastor Paul Vollick officiating. Interment St. James Cemetery, Clandeboye.
Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be made through www.haskettfh.com.

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Filed Under: London

GIESEN: (née Damen) Helen Maria of Denfield

Posted by on June 1, 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Helen Giesen at her home of Springhaven, the paradise that she created with Jerry, her husband of 53 years, on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at the age of 76.  Also by her side were children Richard Giesen and Catherine Murphy, Krista and Hugh Dietrich, Karin Giesen and Mike Neale, and Kelly and Mark Von Eschen.  Already missing their Grandma’s unconditional love and generosity are Max and Cooper; Eric and Katy, Grant and Devin, and Jake; Owen, Jackson and Hayden; Jonas and Clare. Helen will be dearly remembered by twin sister Mary and Herb Versteegh, sister Theresa and John Goris, brothers John and Sandy Damen, and Bill and Debbie Damen and by her large, extended family of in-laws and nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Arnold and Maria Damen, and brother Jerry Damen.  Helen faced her brief illness with the quiet grace and dignity with which she lived her life; she was a model of strength and caring for all who had the pleasure of her friendship.

Visitation and a celebration of Helen’s life at Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main St., Lucan on Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.  A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Patrick Church, 32922 Richmond Street, Lucan on Monday, June 5th at 11 AM.  Cremation has taken place and private graveside service will be held at a later date.

In her memory, plant a flower, say a gentle word, do a thoughtful deed … in these acts of kindness, Helen will continue to live in all of us.

For more information, please see www.haskettfh.com

For more information about this obituary visit http://www.haskettfh.com.

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EYRE: Mervyn Campbell of St. Thomas

Posted by on May 29, 2017

After a short but brave battle with cancer Mervyn Campbell Eyre passed peacefully at home in St. Thomas, with family by his side on Monday, May 29, 2017 in his 83rd year.  Predeceased by his loving wife Nellie (Baxter) Eyre (2010).  Proud father of Sheila and Rob Wiggins of Brantford, and Jane and Jake Kruspel of London. Devoted Pawpaw of Amanda and Lauren Wiggins, and Emily and Craig Kruspel. Dear brother of Laurence and Dianne Eyre, Douglas and Dorothy Eyre, and the late Marlyn Gray (2013).  Dear brother-in-law of Ronald and Ora Baxter. Sadly missed by his many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Campbell and Grace (Tinney) Eyre.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, Exeter (1 street west of Main) on Thursday, June 1st from 1-2 PM, where the funeral service will be held at 2:30 PM with Rev. Jim Evans officiating.  Interment Exeter Cemetery.

Donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

For more information, please see www.haskettfh.com.

For more information about this obituary visit http://www.haskettfh.com.

Filed Under: London