CORMAN: Donald (Don) Earl of Grand Bend

Posted by on November 16, 2017

Passed away peacefully at South Huron Hospital, Exeter on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 of Grand Bend in his 92nd year. Beloved husband of the late Donna (Hodgins) Corman (2004). Special friend of Sandra Green and her family. Loving father of Glen Corman of London, Craig and Mary Corman of Nairn, Brian and Sue Corman, and John Paul and Angela Corman all of London. Dear grandfather of Sarah and Chris, Lindsay and Colin, and Mark and Leanne; and Lee Anne and Mike, Alicia and Jared, Joshua and Aideen, and Nathan and Melissa. Great grandfather of Grayson, Carter, Sydney, Madelyn, Aiden, Olivia, Lauren, Taylor, Brooklyn, Myles, Camila, and Sylvie. Survived by brother-in-law Terry Hodgins of Ilderton. Predeceased by great granddaughter Amelia (2013), Ray and Marion Corman, George and Eleanor Wallace, Frank and Helen Sumsion, Harold and Winnie Corman, Bill and Betty Hodgins, John and June Hodgins, and Jean Hodgins. Don is survived by several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Sunday from 5-8 PM where the funeral service will be held on Monday, November 20th, 2017 at 11 AM. Interment St. James Cemetery, Clandeboye.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Participation House or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com.

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Filed Under: London

BRAND: Elisabeth ‘Betty’ (Luteijn) of Exeter

Posted by on November 15, 2017

Peacefully at Stratford General Hospital, Stratford on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 of Exeter in her 84th year.  Beloved wife of the late Henk Brand (2010).  Dear mother of Elisabeth Brand of Orillia, Marilyn and George Lutchman of Sharon and mother-in-law of Jim Kirkland of Neustadt. Dear grandmother of Ryan (Nikki), Jamie; Gayle, Jillian and Jaclyn and great-grandmother of Riley.   Dear sister and sister-in-law of Saar and Georges VanPoecke, Piet and Cato Luteijn, Nelly Luteijn, Jacob and Elly Luteijn, David Luteijn, Johan and Vivian Luteijn all of Belgium and Wim and Sarie Luteijn, Marie Luteijn, Hannie and David Schemers all of Holland, Corrie and Martin Fischer of Maple Ridge BC, Hans and Nancy Brand of Crediton, Bert and Renie Brand of Exeter, Jim and Theresa Brand of Dashwood, Art Brand of Crediton, Tina Brand of Exeter and Rennie Brand of London.  Predeceased by her daughter Ann-Marie Kirkland (2014), son-in-law Bert Beardwood (2016), sister-in-law Sonja Luteijn, and brother-in-laws Robert and Simon Brand.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, Exeter (1 street west of Main) on Friday evening from 6-9 PM. The funeral service will be held at the Exeter Christian Reformed Church, 330 Huron Street, West on Saturday, November 18 at 11AM with Pastor Kevin teBrake officiating.  Interment Exeter Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer’s Society or the Stratford General Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com

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Filed Under: London

STRAPP: Marie (née Guy) of Grand Bend

Posted by on November 13, 2017

STRAPP: Marie (née Guy), of Grand Bend, Ontario. Today we lost our beautiful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother in her 92nd year. Predeceased by husband Ballington, infant son Nathan, and great-granddaughter Alicia. Survived by her children, Jan, Pat, Jennie, Jill, Greg (Ruth) and Dave; grandchildren Lisa (Bob), Kelly, Tina, Laura, Mark, Kat, Jessie, Holli, Amy; great-grandchildren Mike, Megan, Gage, Tallulah, Maysie, and Blake; extended families of Willa Coveney (Jack deceased), Roy and Barb Strapp (deceased), and Elsie Strapp (Mark deceased).

Marie has donated her body to scientific research and at her request, there will be no service. However, there will be a celebration of Marie’s life at the Royal Canadian Legion – Branch 498, 20 Municipal Drive, Grand Bend on Sunday, November 19th from 1:00 – 3:00 pm.

Contributions in memory of Marie would be gratefully received by Huron Shores United Church Building Fund, or a charitable organization of your choice.

Marie’s family wishes to extend their sincere and heartfelt thanks for the generous love and friendship of her close friends and to the amazing Stroke Unit at Stratford General Hospital.

Haskett Funeral Home, Lucan entrusted with arrangements, www.haskettfh.com.

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Filed Under: London

BROOKE: Thomas (Tom) Grant of Poplar Hill

Posted by on November 12, 2017

With our hearts filled with sorrow, Tom passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love of his family, following a courageous battle with cancer. At St. Joseph’s Hospice, London on Saturday, November 11th, 2017 of Poplar Hill in his 79th year.

Beloved husband of Erna (Recker) Brooke. Dear father of Kelly and Terry Allistone of Poplar Hill and Sandra and Jim O’Hara of London. Dear grandfather of Katie and Emma. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Carole and Ron Coleman of London. Predeceased by his brother Harold Brooke, and sisters Beverley Allen and Janis Bergamin.

Special thanks to the C.C.A.C; the love, support and caring of our community and Pastor Jim Clark, as well as the caring staff and peaceful environment of St. Joseph’s Hospice, London, who cared for Tom, and our family, with love, compassion, and dignity.

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, November 15th, 2017 at 1 PM with Pastor Jim Clark officiating. Private interment Poplar Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Poplar Hill & District Lions Club or St. Joseph’s Hospice, London would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com.

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Filed Under: London

BAKKER: Rilla Charlene (Gowan) of Granton

Posted by on November 4, 2017

Peacefully at St. Marys Memorial Hospital on Saturday, November 4, 2017 of Granton in her 81st year. Beloved wife of the late Jim Bakker (2014). Dear mother of Victoria Bakker and Mat Kelly of Granton, and Ben and Kim Bakker of Cambridge. Dear grandmother of Marcell, Savannah and Jason; and Gillian. Loving great-grandmother of Dorian. Dear sister-in-law of Betsy Bakker of London, Corrie Koetsier of Hamilton, Veronica Bakker of St. Thomas, Martina and Leigh MacMillan of PEI, Walter and Cindy Veenstra of Brampton and Hendrika and Jella Fekkes of Jordan Station. Rilla will be sadly missed by her cousins Jim and Corrie Bakker, and the Hoekstra families. Predeceased by sisters-in-law Lien, and Adriana, and brothers-in-law Adriaan, Pete, Martin, and John. Rilla was the Postmaster in Granton for 32 years.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM where the memorial service will be held on Wednesday, November 8th at 10:30 AM, with Pastor Paul Vollick officiating. Cremation with interment Granton Cemetery.

Donations to the Canadian Angelman Syndrome Society would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com.

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Filed Under: London

BOGART: Ronald (Ron) Lawrence of Exeter

Posted by on November 3, 2017

Suddenly, but as expected, not without a fight, Ron passed away peacefully at Stratford General Hospital on Thursday, November 2, 2017 of Exeter at the age of 83.  Beloved husband of Elaine (Campbell) Bogart for over 58 years.  Dear father of Dave and Julie Bogart of London, Ronnalee and Mike Terry of Cape Coral, Florida, and Scott and Lynda Bogart of Grand Bend.  Dear grandfather of Matthew and Eric; Charlotte; and Luke and Heath.  Dear brother and brother-in-law of Ella Mae Piggott of Komoka, Jerrold and Ruth Bogart of Bruce Mines, Gilbert and Diane Campbell of London, John and Barb Campbell of West Lorne and Sharon and John Blain of London.  Also survived by several nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by sister Debra Murphy (1985).

Ron arrived in Exeter the Summer of 1959 after a Hall of Fame (inducted 2008) football career at Ontario Agricultural College (now University of Guelph) to teach at SHDHS.  Ron retired in 1992 after 33 years.  Ron was heavily involved in local sports, mainly football and hockey.  His love of sports continued after his coaching days were over by watching his grandkids play sports.  Ron could be seen at many local sporting events with his hat on backwards taking pictures.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, Exeter (1 street west of Main) on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM where the memorial service will be held on Tuesday, November 7 at 11AM.  Cremation with Inurnment Exeter Cemetery.

Donations to Jessica’s House- South Huron Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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Filed Under: London, Ontario

ASHENDEN: Nancy Louise of Exeter

Posted by on November 1, 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our loving wife and mother, at home, on Sunday, October 29, 2017, at the age of 59. Nancy is survived by her husband Gary, of 24 years. Devoted mother of Tanya Ashenden of Exeter, and Daniel Ashenden of Surrey, British Columbia. Dear step-mother of Shari Chapelle of Welland, Shelley Heidman (Ralph) also of Welland, Sean Ashenden (Patti) of Fonthill, Jay Ashenden (Kristen) of Niagara Falls,  and Eileen Caesar (Martin) of Leduc, Alberta. Loving grandmother of 9 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of John Overholt (Kim) of Goderich, Bill Overholt of Goderich, Bob Overholt of Dunnville, Roy Overholt of Burlington, Anne Basler (Fred) of Clinton, Linda Zirk (Lou) of Zurich, Barb Roberts of London, Ruth Bissett (Mike) of Goderich, and Doris Smith (Bruce) of Clinton. Sister-in-law of Candace Paris (Dennis) of Niagara Falls, Barb Melancon of Napanee, and Tom Ashenden (Mary) of Barrie. Nancy will be missed by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Gord Overholt (1992) and Grace Overholt (1996).

Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will be held at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 40007 Kirkton Road, Centralia, on Friday November 17, 2017, at 2:00pm. Arrangements entrusted to Haskett Funeral Home, Exeter.

Memorial donations to South Huron Hospital Foundation-Jessica’s House,  or South Niagara Life Ministries-Fort Erie would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com.

 

“But those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with

wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint.”  Isaiah 40:31

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Filed Under: London

BEIERLING: Elmer of Zurich

Posted by on November 1, 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Elmer at the South Huron Hospital, Exeter on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 of Zurich in his 89thyear.  Dear husband of Helma (Clausius) Beierling for 67 years.  Loving father of Ron and Catherine Beierling of Zurich.  Beloved grandfather of Jenna and Tim Thornton (Ottawa), Stacey Beierling (Scotland) and her fiancé Scott Gregus, Michael Beierling (Zurich) and Riley Rooseboom.   Dear brother and brother-in-law of Herbert Beierling of RR#2 Zurich, and Dorothy and Douglas Stephen of Exeter. Fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brothers Norman and Lorne and sisters-in-law Betty, Marjorie, and Gladys and Helma’s siblings and their spouses.

Friends may call at Haskett Funeral Home, 49 Goshen Street, N,  Zurich on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM where the funeral service will be held on Monday, November 6th at 11 AM with Pastor Nadine Schroeder-Kranz officiating. Interment St. Peters Lutheran Cemetery, Zurich.

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

 

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Filed Under: London, Ontario

BAKER: Lynda (Stire) of Exeter and formerly of Whalen Corners

Posted by on October 29, 2017

Unexpectedly, on October 28, 2017 of Exeter and formerly of Whalen Corners in her 70th year. Beloved wife of the late David Baker (1980).  Loving mother of Matthew Baker of Exeter and Mark and Donise (Dundas) Baker of Crediton.  Dear grandmother of Christopher, Samantha, and Stephen.  Dear sister and sister-in-law of Larry Stire of Exeter, Glenn and Laura Stire of Exeter, and Paul and Brenda Baker of Victoria Harbour. Fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by her parents Carl (2003) and Ruth (Kenney) (2015) Stire and parents-in-law Edgar (1995) and Janet (Thomson) Baker (2010).

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, Exeter (1 street west of Main) on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 1 at 11AM.  Interment Exeter Cemetery.

Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation or Jessica’s House-South Huron Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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Filed Under: London, Ontario

VERHOOG: Mary of Exeter

Posted by on October 28, 2017

Mary Verhoog, age 84, Exeter went to be with her Lord surrounded by her family on October 27, 2017. Born March 17, 1933, Tillsonburg to John & Nellie Hooyer. Married on April 24, 1953, Whitby to John Verhoog. She wrote devotionals for Words of Hope, corresponded with prison inmates and always an active church member. She was a devoted wife, sacrificial mother, loving grandmother & great grandmother and cherished friend to many. She is survived by her beloved husband, John of 64 years; nine children, Nellie Verhoog, Tom Verhoog (Susan), Garry Verhoog (Teresa), Marina Babcock (Paul), John Verhoog (Shelley), Charlie Verhoog (Karen), Maryann Scheele (David), Ben Verhoog (Maria), and Joyann Kruizinga (Robert), 38 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren; sister Josie McLean (John) and brother Ben Hooyer (Nellie).

Mary’s greatest joy was knowing her children loved her Savior as much as she did. She hopes you know this too. “All things work together for good for those who are called according to his purpose.” Rm 8:28

Friends may call at the Exeter Christian Reformed Church, 330 Huron Street West, Exeter on Monday 2-4 and 7-9.  A celebration of the love of God in Mary’s life will take place on Tuesday, October 31st at 11 AM with Pastor Kevin teBrake officiating.  Interment Exeter Cemetery. Haskett Funeral Home, Exeter (519-235-1220) entrusted with arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Mississippi Christian Family Services, 117 Delta Street/ P.O. Box 487 Rolling Fork, MS 39159 or online at www.mschristianfamily.org.

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Filed Under: London, Ontario

COLE: Margaret Jean (Templeman) formerly of Staffa and Hensall

Posted by on October 24, 2017

Peacefully at Exeter Villa, on Monday, October 23, 2017 formerly of Staffa and Hensall in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of the late Alvin Cole (1988). Dear mother of Don and Maureen Cole, and Jean and Raye Jacobe all of Exeter.  Dear grandmother of Wayne and Lindsey; Ryan and Lisa, and great-grandmother of Charlotte and Claire. Predeceased by a grandson Lawrence Cole (1999), a sister Isabel Annis, and a brother John Templeman.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, Exeter (1 street west of Main) on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM where the funeral service will be held on Friday, October 27th at 11AM with Rev. Dr. Pirie Mitchell officiating. Interment McTaggart Cemetery.

Donations to the Alzheimer’s Society or 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, Ontario

HUGILL: Marjorie Viola (Brown) of Lucan

Posted by on October 23, 2017

Passed away peacefully, with her family by her side at LHSC – Victoria Hospital, London on Monday, October 23, 2017 of Lucan, in her 75th year. Beloved wife of the late Don Hugill (2009). Dear mother of Donnie and Lee-Ann Hugill of London, and Heather and David Paul of Mississauga. Dear grandmother of Jordan, Christian, Ryley, Alex; Nicholas, and Cassandra. Dear sister and sister-in-law of George and Nancy Brown of Clinton, Leroy and Barb Hugill of Leamington, and Larry and Bonnie Hugill of Goderich. She will be missed by several nieces and nephews. Marj’s love for travelling and NASCAR will be fondly remembered.

 

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM where the funeral service will be held on Thursday, October 26th at 12 noon, with Pastor Paul Vollick officiating. Interment St. George’s Anglican Cemetery, Middlesex Centre.

Donations the Aplastic Anemia and Myelodysplasia Association of Canada would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com.

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Filed Under: London

RATZ: Robert John of Huron Park and formerly of Clinton

Posted by on October 23, 2017

Suddenly and unexpectedly at home on Sunday, October 22, 2017 of Huron Park and formerly of Clinton in his 64th year.  Loving husband of Bernadette Ratz.  Predeceased by his son Robert John Ratz Jr.  Dear step-father of Dallas-Marie Carter and Shawn Gossman of Exeter, and Elizabeth Jean at home.  Dear grandfather of Elissa Plant and Madison Gossman. Dear son of Eleanor Goertzen of AB and brother of Jim Goertzen of AB, Harold Ratz of Kitchener, Mathew Goertzen of AB, and Sarah Anne Goertzen of AB.  Fondly remembered by several nieces, nephews, and friends.

Arrangements are incomplete.  Haskett Funeral Home, Exeter entrusted with arrangements.

Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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Filed Under: London, Ontario

JAMIESON: Esther (Huth) of Huron Park and formerly of London

Posted by on October 19, 2017

Peacefully at Queensway Nursing Home, Hensall on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 of Huron Park and formerly of London and Chilliwack B.C in her 84th year.  Dear wife of the late John A.S. Jamieson (2001).  Dear mother of Jamie-Lynn Jamieson of Huron Park and Lawrence  Huth of B.C and step-mother of Beth and Doug Miller of Ilderton, Cliff and Heather Jamieson of Kelowna, BC , Rob and Peggy Jamieson of Turner Valley, AB, Ken and Cindy Jamieson, Bona Accord, AB,  Shawn Jamieson of Hornby, BC, and Tim Jamieson of Hornby, BC.  Dear grandmother of Abby, CJ, Andrew, Derek, Steven, Joel, Megan, Tanya, Ashley and  Will, Brandon, Tiffany, DJ, Kayla and great-grandmother of 5.  She will be missed by her nieces, nephews and the staff and her many friends at Queensway Nursing Home.  Predeceased by her siblings Henry, Carl, Carol, Eleanor, Shirley, Sig, and Jake.  At Esther’s request cremation has taken place. Haskett Funeral Home, Exeter entrusted with arrangements.

Donations to the Queensway Nursing Home or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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WILKINSON: George of Lucan

Posted by on October 18, 2017

Unexpectedly, with his family by his side at LHSC-University Hospital, London on Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 of Lucan in his 66th year. Cherished husband of Linda (Morley) Wilkinson for over 44 years.  Loving father of Tammy and Jeremy Langendyk of Clandeboye, and Jenn and Rick Feltz of Crediton.  Dear Poppa of Alyssa and Owen; Brody and Mckyla.  Dear brother of Lillian Eldridge, Tom Wilkinson, Rose Towle, and Art Wilkinson.  Predeceased by his parents Irene (Ellah) and Arthur Wilkinson, his parents-in-law Ted and Florence Morley, brothers William (infant),  and Charlie, and sisters Gladys Spinder, Mary Thatcher, Dorothy Howell, Norma Wilkinson, Thelma Cassar, and Lois St. Louis.  Fondly remembered by Linda’s family, and many nieces and nephews. George recently retired after 45 years of service at Dashwood Industries.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM where a funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 21st at 11 AM. At George’s request, please dress casually.  Interment St. James Cemetery, Clandeboye.

Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation, or Ronald McDonald House Charities – Southwestern Ontario.

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Filed Under: London

VISSCHER: Albert formerly of Bayfield, Mt. Carmel and Hensall

Posted by on October 16, 2017

Peacefully on Sunday, October 15, 2017 formerly of Bayfield, Mt. Carmel and Hensall in his 93rd year.  Beloved husband of Margretha (Maggie) (Boer) Visscher.  Dear father of Landa and Raymond (Ram) Coletta, Bart Visscher, Charlie and Judy Visscher, and Teresa and Jason Ainslie.  Dear grandfather of Nicholaas, Stephanie (James); Dina (Mark), Monika, Viktor; Emily, Maggie, Madeline; Caleb, Nathan, Chloe.  Dear great-grandfather of Alexander and Blaik.  Albert will be missed by his sisters, brother and in laws Geertje (Gertrude) and Bert Stam, Klaske van Pageé (and the late Leonard), Geesje Reinders (and the late Jan), and Jan Visscher (and the late Anneke).  Predeceased by his parents Bartheld and Harmina Visscher, sisters Tryntje Jongeneel (Visscher), Engberdina (Dina) Visscher, and brother Bert Visscher.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 49 Goshen Street, North, Zurich on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 from 12:30-1:30 PM where the funeral service will be held at 2 PM. Interment Bayfield Cemetery, Bayfield.

Donations to the Alzheimer’s Society (Huron County), VON Middlesex Elgin, Blessings Community Food Bank, or your local Food Bank would be appreciated by the family.

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Filed Under: London, Ontario

HODGINS: Marion Elizabeth (Ashworth) formerly of Lucan

Posted by on October 14, 2017

Passed away peacefully at Chartwell, Parkhill on Saturday, October 14, 2017, formerly of Lucan in her 85th year. Beloved wife of the late Roscoe (Roc) Hodgins (2009). Dear mother of Elizabeth (Liz) Hodgins (Al Gates), Paul Hodgins (Carolynn) of Lucan, and Susan (Sue) Hodgins (Faramarz Fallahi) of Ottawa. Dear grandmother of Krisandra (Gary), Lance (Jessica), Brianne (Ryan), Jaclyn (Matt), and Jocelyn; Katelynn, and David (Dallas); Donyal, and Areeyon. Great-grandmother of Chloe and Taylor. Dear sister of Margaret Attwell of Smiths Falls, and dear sister-in-law of Loreen Morley of Ailsa Craig. Marion is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers-in-law Rev. Edward Attwell, Bev Hodgins, and Bruce Morley.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 189 Main Street, Lucan on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 11 AM with The Rev. Matt Martin officiating. Interment St. James Cemetery, Clandeboye.

Donations to Holy Trinity Anglican Church or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com.

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Filed Under: London

WILLARD: Eugene of RR#1 Centralia

Posted by on October 10, 2017

 Peacefully at his home, with family by his side, on Monday, October 9, 2017, of RR 1 Centralia in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of Carol (Kading) Willard for 59 years.  Lovingly remembered by daughter Kathryne Brooks of RR 1 Centralia and her children Jeffrey and Kathy and Chelsea and Max; son Douglas and Lise Willard of Brampton and their children Justin, Kyle, Nicole and Ryan; and daughter Gail Stewart of RR 1 Centralia and her children Karley and Keiran. Dear brother-in-law of Gerald and Pat Kading of Grand Bend.  Fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by son Calvin Willard (2014), and sister Joyce Miller.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, Exeter (1 street west of Main) on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM where the funeral service will be held on Friday, October 13th at 11AM with Bob Heywood officiating.  Interment Exeter Cemetery.

Donations to South Huron Hospital Foundation, Jessica’s House (South Huron Hospital Foundation), the Heart and Stroke Foundation, or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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Filed Under: London

CASEY: Elsie of Exeter, formerly of Grand Bend and Brantford

Posted by on October 7, 2017

Passed away peacefully at the Exeter Villa on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 of Exeter, formerly of Grand Bend and Brantford in her 103rd year. Beloved wife of the late Tom Casey (2006). Predeceased by her children Tom Casey and June Marie Casey. Elsie will be dearly missed by her grandchildren, great-grand children, and extended family. Cremation has taken place. Interment Mount Hope Cemetery, Brantford at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Haskett Funeral Home, Exeter. In memory of Elsie, donations may be made to the Salvation Army, or the charity of your choice. Condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com.

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Filed Under: London

DEICHERT: Albert of Zurich

Posted by on September 28, 2017

At Blue Water Rest Home, Zurich on Thursday, September 28, 2017 of Zurich in his 102nd year.  Beloved husband of Marie (Schmidt) Deichert and the late Rossie Coleman (1968).  Dear father of Ron and Debbie Deichert of Stratford.  Dear grandfather of Mark and Tya, Paul, Ryan and Christy, Krista and Ken, Andrew, Jared and Victoria and great grandfather of Will, Lillia, Lily, Ava, James, Maeve, Julie, Archer, Aidan, Christian, Natalie, and Gavin. Dear brother-in-law of Claudine Koyich of Kitchener.  Sadly missed by the Coleman and Schmidt families.  Predeceased by sisters Margaret, Susan, Frieda, and Victoria and brothers Peter, Victor, Jacob, George and Ted.

Friends may call at Haskett Funeral Home, 49 Goshen Street, N,  Zurich on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM.  The funeral service will be held at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 23 Goshen Street, S., Zurich on Saturday, September 30th at 11 AM. Interment St. Peters Lutheran Cemetery, Zurich.

Donations to the St. Peter’s Lutheran Church or Canadian Lutheran World Relief would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com

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Filed Under: London

FRASER: Ronald of Exeter and formerly of Oshawa

Posted by on September 25, 2017

Peacefully at South Huron Hospital, Exeter on Sunday, September 24, 2017 of Exeter and formerly of Oshawa in his 83rd year.  Beloved brother and brother-in-law of Ethel Young and Bruce Pollock of Mount Albert.  Dear uncle of Darlene Watson and family of Brantford.  Fondly remembered by Myrna Holly and his step-children Raymond Paterson, Jackie Postill, and Randy Paterson.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, Exeter (1 street west of Main) on Tuesday evening from 7-9 PM, where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, September 27th at 11 AM.  Interment Exeter Cemetery.

Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the South Huron Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.  Condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com

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Filed Under: Kitchener, Toronto

JOHNSON: Sandra (Hugill) of Exeter, formerly of Kippen

Posted by on September 20, 2017

Peacefully at South Huron Hospital, Exeter on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 of Exeter and formerly of Kippen in her 71st year. Beloved wife of the late Gerry Johnson (2011) and dear friend of Bob Down.  Dear mother of Steve and Shelley Johnson of Exeter, and Jane Johnson and Mike Strang of Exeter. Loving grandmother of Emerson Johnson and Brooklyn and Madelyn Rau and step-grandmother of Madison and William Strang. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Doug and Ann Hugill of Seaforth, and Wayne Hugill and Judy Wood of Mitchell. Predeceased by parents Harold and Doris Hugill, and sister-in-law Joyce Hugill. Sandra will be greatly missed by her furry friend, Aero.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, Exeter (1 street west of Main) on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held at the Exeter United Church, 42 James St, Exeter on Saturday, September 23rd at 11 AM with Rev. Laurie O’Leary officiating.  Private family interment at Baird’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the South Huron Hospital Foundation, or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com.

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Filed Under: London

ROCKWELL: Delores “Dodie” (Robinson) of Bayfield, formerly of London

Posted by on September 16, 2017

Passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospice, London on September 10, 2017 of Bayfield, and formerly of London in her 77th year. Loving mother of Bonnie Rockwell of New Brunswick, and Cynthia Rockwell of China. Dear grandmother of Bobby, Jeremy, and Gregory Acheson. Dodie was also adored by her great-grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by Donald, and Patricia Carey, several nieces and nephews, friends; Tom Graham, Maureen Taylor, and her best friend Barbara Durant. Predeceased by Donald Robinson, Rosemary Carey, and Ronnie Whetstone. Cremation has taken place, a celebration of Dodie’s life will take place at a later date.  Haskett Funeral Home, Zurich (519-236-4365) entrusted with arrangements.  Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com.

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Filed Under: London

TUCKEY: William (Bill) Dalton of Exeter

Posted by on September 13, 2017

Peacefully, at South Huron Hospital, Exeter on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, of Exeter in his 88th year.  Beloved husband of the late Charmaine (Thomas) Tuckey (2005).  Dear father of Bruce Tuckey and Hanne von Bulow of Northville, Michigan, Cindy Tuckey and Mike Mics of London, Carolyn and Lyle Smith of Strathroy, and David and Kathleen Tuckey of London. Dear grandfather of Sarah, Erin; Phillip, Peter; Eric, Tanya, and Ryan.  Sadly missed by his dear friend Louise Kopp of Exeter.  Dear brother and brother-in-law of Wayne and Marjorie Tuckey of Exeter, Patricia Love of Zurich, and Barbara Fahner of Zurich.  Predeceased by his parents Anna and Oscar Tuckey, his sister Wanda and her husband James, and his brothers-in-law Keith Love, and Wayne Fahner.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, Exeter (1 street west of Main) on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM, where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 16th at 11 AM.  Interment Exeter Cemetery.

Donations to the South Huron Hospital Foundation, or Diabetes Canada would be appreciated by the family.

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Filed Under: London

HIRDES: Cornelis of Grand Bend

Posted by on September 12, 2017

Born in Krabbendijke, Zeeland, the Netherlands on November 24, 1929.

At South Huron Hospital, Exeter on Friday, September 8, 2017 of Grand Bend in his 88th year. Beloved husband of the late Anna (van Loon).

Dear son of the late Anthonie Hirdes and Sanna (nee Suzanne de Waal) Hirdes. Beloved husband of the late Anna (van Loon). Dear father and father-in-law of Tony Hirdes and partner Anne-Marie Bergeron of Stratford, Case and Lily Hirdes of Peterborough, John and Bonnie Hirdes of Elora and daughter-in-law Debbie Hirdes of Stratford. Dear grandfather of Heather and Mike, Beth and Rob, and Janel; Sarah, Shaun and Brooke, Adam and Kristina, and Samantha; and Daniel; and great-grandfather of Tess, Cole, Theo, Ethan, Sidney, Adrian, Ashton, Aden, Kian, Ryker, and Duke.  Dear brother of Miep Visker of Sommelsdyk, the Netherlands. Predeceased by brother Adriaan Hirdes.

Family acknowledgement of sponsorship to Canada in 1966 by Bertrand Grenier, of Saint-Georges de Beauce (Quebec).

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, (1 street west of Main) Exeter on Tuesday from 5-9 PM. The funeral service will be held at the Exeter Christian Reformed Church, 330 Huron Street West, Exeter on Wednesday, September 13th at 1 PM with Pastor Kevin teBrake officiating. Immediately following the service, there will be a lunch held at the church, followed by interment at Pinery Cemetery, Grand Bend.

Donations to Cystic Fibrosis Canada-London Chapter would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com.

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