VAN RYS: Keith of London

Posted by on July 18, 2017

VAN RYS, Keith….

On Sunday, July 16, 2017, at University Hospital, London, The Lord called home his child Cornelis Pieter Van Rys “Keith” at the age of 84. Loving husband of Betty for 58 years. Caring father of Nick Van Rys of Singapore, John Van Rys (April) of Dunnville, Tracy Nakonecznyj (Steven) of Aylmer and Wendy Cameron (John) of London. Proud opa to 11 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Brother to Truus Markus, Ada Van Arnhem (Herman) and Anne Vanderlaan (Hank). Will be missed by many extended family members. Predeceased by three brothers and three sisters. The family would like to thank the Cardiac Care Nurses on the 5th floor of University Hospital for their generous and kind support that they provided for Keith in his last days. Friends will be received by the family at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, on Friday, July 21, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A funeral service will be held at Talbot Street Church, 513 Talbot Street, London on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 1 pm. Interment in Woodhull Cemetery, Delaware Township. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, 180-633 Colborne Street, London, ON N6B 2V3. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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Filed Under: London

FEYS: Marc Josef of London

Posted by on July 18, 2017

Feys, Marc Josef….

Passed away on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Parkwood Institute in his 72nd year. Beloved husband of the late Diane Elizabeth Feys. Loving father of Sandy Doherty (Bob). Proud grandfather of Jessica, Stephanie and great-grandfather of Starla. Cherished brother-in-law of Lorraine Gill (John). Also missed by his nieces Lindsay, Kimberly and by all his other nieces and nephews and their families. Visitation will be held at A. Millard George Funeral Home , 60 Ridout Street South, London, on Thursday, July 20, 2017 from 2-4pm & 6-8pm. A funeral service will be held at St. James Westminster Anglican Church, 115 Askin Street, London on Friday, July 21, 2012 at 11 am. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to London Regional Cancer Program, 800 Commissioners Road East, London, ON N6C 2R6. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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Filed Under: London

WALLER: David of London

Posted by on July 17, 2017

WALLER, David….
Suddenly with family by his side, at Victoria Hospital, London on Saturday, July 15, 2017 David Waller passed away at the age of 73. Cherished husband of Marjorie for 52 years. Devoted father of Carolynn (Ken) Jongeneelen and David (Jennifer Forshaw). Brother of
Faye Hathaway. Brother-in-law of Brian (Nancy) Logie, Gary (Liz) Logie, Carol Stark, Glenn (Anita) Logie and Joan Balonovic. Predeceased by father Frank and mother Helen, his sister Fern Seed, father-in-law Allan and mother-in-law Joan Logie and brother-in-law’s Ted Seed, Eugene Hathaway and Allan Logie. Proud uncle of many nieces and nephews. David was a long-standing member and coordinator of the annual garage sale at St. Stephen’s Memorial Anglican Church. He was an instructor with the Canadian Power and Sale Squadron. David spent 50 happy summers with family and friends in Honey Harbour on Georgian Bay teaching boating and fishing and building wonderful memories. David will be fondly remembered every Halloween as having one of the most festive houses in London. A memorial service will take place on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 3:00 pm at St. Stephen’s Memorial Anglican Church, 727 Southdale Road East, London ON N6E 1A9. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations in David’s memory may be made to St. Stephen’s Memorial Anglican Church. Arrangements entrusted with A. Millard George Funeral Home, 519-433-5184. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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Filed Under: London

SZANYI: Lewis (Lajos) Frank of London

Posted by on July 17, 2017

SZANYI, Lewis (Lajos) Frank, …
Our hearts are sad to share the news of our father’s passing on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at the age of 78. Lewis (Lajos) was the father of five children; Sheila (Jon), Lewis Jr., Joe (Cathy), Rick (Sherry), Liz (Larry) and Grandfather to 8 Grandchildren; Shannon, Anna (deceased), Derek, Willy, Telsi, Nicole, Sydney and Shawn and Step Grandfather to Dan (Amanda) and Robin (Kevin). He was predeceased by three siblings; Maria, Josef and Elizabeth. Many nieces and nephews will miss “Uncle Lou”.

Special thanks to the Dearness Home staff on the 4th floor Pine Grove West for their personal care and support.

Visitation will be held Friday July 21, 2017 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m. at A. Millard George Funeral Home on 60 Ridout Street South, London, ON. A funeral service for Lewis will be held at A. Millard George Funeral Home on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. Private family interment to follow

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Filed Under: London

SHAPTER: Lois of London

Posted by on July 15, 2017

SHAPTER, Lois…
Lois passed away peacefully at St. Mary’s Long Term Care on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 in her 95th year. She leaves behind her nieces and nephews, Carol Venn, Donald Cumming, Elizabeth Crawford, Jean Cumming and TImothy Cumming. Fondly remembered by her good friends Carol and Roy Menary, Helen and Weldon Westlake, Georgina Goarley and Audrey Hatchard. A Graveside service will be held at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 1pm (meet at cemetery office at 12:45pm). Arrangements entrusted to A. Millard George Funeral Home 519-433-5184. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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Filed Under: London

PLEITER: Thelma of Kingston and formerly of London

Posted by on July 15, 2017

Pleiter (Andison), Thelma….

Peacefully at her Kingston nursing home on Tuesday, July 11, Thelma Pleiter in her 92nd year. Predeceased by her beloved husband Derk Pleiter in 2011. Dear mother of Michael Pleiter of Calgary; Shelley Pleiter and her husband Carl Kovach of Kingston; and Philip Pleiter of Gatineau, Quebec. Beloved by her grandchildren Raeanne Pleiter (Rick Hoare) and Jessica (Jonathan) Beentjes of Ottawa and great-grandchildren Theodore and Jade Beentjes and Ramona Hoare. Dear sister of Ruby Dilts and Isabelle Channer and a dear aunt of many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by sisters: Gertie Agar, Alice Wilkinson, Helen Smith, Irene Greason, Marjorie Taliana, Verna Thornton, Ruth Dutton, Margaret Thornton; and brothers: Willy, Clint, Ken. Thelma was a registered nurse (Victoria Hospital, Class of 1948), working first in London and later in Ottawa. She had a deeply felt social conscience, and was a dedicated volunteer at numerous non-profit organizations, notably the Ottawa and London Distress Centres, and an active member in several United Church congregations. Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received by the family on Sunday, July 16, 2017 from 2-4pm at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. The funeral service will be conducted on Monday, July 17, 2017 at 11am at First-St. Andrew’s United Church, 350 Queens Avenue, London. Internment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London. Donations may be made to the Gibson Family Health Care Charitable Foundation, 343 Amherst Road, Amherstview, ON K7N1X3. Online condolences,memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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Filed Under: Kingston, London

BELLAMY: Isabel of London

Posted by on July 13, 2017

BELLAMY, Isabel nee Player (Colfax)…
After meeting her first great grandson Cooper, Isabel died peacefully on July 10, 2017 at the age of 92. Predeceased by her first husband Harry Colfax (1991) and by Bob Bellamy (1998). Loving mother of Dan (Heather). Cherished grandmother of Ryan (Sandy) of Taiwan and Robert (Miriam) of New Hamburg. Adored great grandmother to Cooper. Predeceased by her sisters Dorothy and Bernice and her brothers Charles, Ernie, Norman, William, Colin, Arthur, Bruce and Donald Player. Fondly remembered by Karen McAdams (David), Brian Bellamy (Donna) and their families. Special longtime friend of Lois Williamson. Visitation will take place on Thursday, July 13, 2017 starting at 11 am at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, where the service will be conducted in the chapel beginning at 1pm. Burial to follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery, 2001 Dundas Street, London ON N5V 1P6. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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Filed Under: London

FLAMAND: Erinn of London

Posted by on July 13, 2017

FLAMAND, Erinn….

Passed away gracefully and strong with family at her side on Friday, July 7, 2017 at Victoria Hospital, at the age of 41. Loving mother of Coral-Lynn. Cherished daughter of Barbara Kotz and Merv Flamand, and step daughter of David Soppet. Sadly missed by her siblings Brooke, Neil, Tara, Zach, Jesse, her best friend Leanne and many aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family. Longtime loving soulmate of Jerry McMahon. Granddaughter of Catharine Kotz, and Millie Flamand. Predeceased by Metro Kotz (2013), Ronald Kotz (1990), Jack Flamand (2001), Bill Soppet (2014), Noreen Soppet (2015) and Maris Christensen (2015). Visitation will be held at A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 from 10-11am where the service will follow in the chapel at 11 am. Donations may be made to My Sisters Place, 566 Dundas Street, London, ON N6B 1W8, or the Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre, 427 William Street Suite 425, London, ON N6B 3E1. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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Filed Under: London

GELLATLY: Jean of London

Posted by on July 13, 2017

GELLATLY, Jean….

Peacefully on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at University Hospital, London, Jean Gellatly passed away in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of the late John “Jack” Gellatly (2014). Cherished mother of Sharon Besterd and her husband Randy. Loved grandma of Erica Besterd. Predeceased by her brother Phil Brown and his wife Dorothy. Friends will be received by the family for visiting one hour prior (10-11 am) to the funeral service on Monday, July 10, 2017 at 11 am at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. Interment in Woodland Cemetery, London. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jean’s memory may be made to the London Health Sciences Foundation, 747 Base Line Rd East, London, ON N6C 2R6. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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Filed Under: London

FAIRBAIRN: Doris of London

Posted by on July 6, 2017

FAIRBAIRN, Doris….

Peacefully at the Dearness Home on Tuesday, July 4, 2017, in her 95th year. Beloved wife of the late Leslie David Fairbairn. Cherished mother of Dianne Walker and her late husband Milton (2014) of London and Bruce Fairbairn and his wife Wanda of Mission, B.C. Proud grandma of Ryan and his wife Katherine of Calgary and the late Graham Walker (2003), Laura Walker and her husband Mike of Windsor and Steven and Sara Fairbairn of B.C. Special great-grandma of Caitlyn Leslie Walker and Quentin Milton Walker. Sister-in-law to Betty Fairbairn of Kitchener and Verna Blackler of St. Mary’s. Predeceased by her sister, Alice Henry (2014) and her husband Harold (2014) of London, and her brother Burns Blackler (2005). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Special thank you to the Nurses, PSWs and staff in the Pinegrove neighbourhood at the Dearness Home for their compassion, respect and comfort while caring for mom. Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received by the family on Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 1-2 pm at Elmwood Avenue Presbyterian Church, 111 Elmwood Avenue East, London, ON N6C 1J4 with the Funeral Service being held at 2 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Elmwood Avenue Presbyterian Church/Capital Projects Fund, or Salthaven Wildlife Rehab Centre, P.O. Box 601, Mt. Brydges, ON N0L 1W0. A. Millard George Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements, 519-433-5184. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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Filed Under: London

GHANTOUS: Nick of London

Posted by on July 6, 2017

GHANTOUS, Nick….

Peacefully at Arbor Trace Alzheimer’s Special Care Center, London, on Wednesday, July 5, 2017, Nick Ghantous in his 89th year. Beloved husband of the late Ruth (née Barrett) Ghantous (2013). Proud father of Nick (Sue) of Calgary, Bob (the late Jo-Anne) and David (Heidi) all of London. Cherished grandpa of Marc, Steven, Amanda, Dominic and Daniel. Dear brother of Najla Darwish and Fred Ghantous (June). Missed by his nieces and nephews. Friends will be received by the family from 7-9pm on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Monday, July 17, 2017 at 11 am. Interment in St. Peter’s Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to London Health Sciences Foundation, 747 Base Line Road East, London ON N6C 2R6. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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Filed Under: London, Montreal

BLANEY: Donald Calvin of London

Posted by on July 4, 2017

BLANEY, Donald Calvin …

Passed peacefully with family by his side on June 29th, 2017 in his 90th year. Husband to the late Marion (nee Porter) Blaney 1995 and Alice McLennan (nee Deeks) Blaney 2011. Devoted father to Stephen (Kathryn nee McDowell), Norman (Colleen nee Vandervelden), Susan (David Gibson), Patrick (Mary nee Snazel), Carolyn (Stephen Arndt) and Donald (Patty nee Cox) as well as Ken and Paul McLennan. Proud grandpa to 21 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren. Predeceased by parents John and Hazel (nee Long) Blaney and sister Doreen Somerville. Survived by Bill (Elaine nee Phoenix) and brother in law Peter Somerville. Visitation will take place on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 from 7-9 pm at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, where the service will be conducted in the chapel on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at 11 am. Burial to follow at Woodland Cemetery. Donations in Donald’s memory may be made to the Alzhimers Society of London 435 Windermere Road, London, ON N5X 2T1. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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Filed Under: London

WILLIAMSON: David of London

Posted by on June 27, 2017

WILLIAMSON, David…

After a short but very courageous battle and surrounded by the love of friends and family and his wife, Pat by his side at home on Sunday, June 25, 2017 in his 75th year. Dave is with our Father in heaven along with friends and family members who are waiting to welcome him with open arms. Incredibly loved husband and best friend of Pat and “the best dad ever” and sadly missed by his step-daughter Yvonne. Dearly beloved cousin Janice Ward and family in Manchester, England and best buddy of Brian Marriott and family in Brinsley (Nottingham), England. Dave was so proud of being a Mason and Shriner, especially playing a trumpet and Secretary of the (#1) Mocha Shriners Trumpet Band. He also volunteered at the Consistory Club and was also an invited guest member of the Tomato Soup Band. Thank you to the members of Centennial Lodge #684 A.F & A.M. (kudos to Mark Gordon), M.S.T.B. members and all our friends near and far for their visits, cards and phone calls of help and good wishes. Dave was bolstered by your support. And our special friends Jim and Edna, Ken and Marilyn and our caring neighbour, Theresa, who made life bearable before, during and after for both of us. Special thanks to our incredible medical home care team: Dr.’s Hamilton, Chong and Spack and R.N.’s Megan and Kevin who all made sure Dave was cared for with compassion and comfort. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, should you wish to make a donation in Dave’s memory, please consider the Shriners Hospitals for Children – Canada or the Mocha Shriners Transportation Fund, c/o Mocha Shrine Centre, 468 Colborne Street, London ON N6B 2T3. Friends will be received by the family on Thursday, June 29, 2017 from 10-11 am at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. A Masonic Service will be conducted at 11 am under the auspices of Centennial Lodge No. 684 A.F & A.M, with a memorial service to follow in the chapel conducted by Reverend Canon Gaye Whippey. A private interment at a later date, in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

Ps. Dave requested that no one should wear black and “think sunshine and smile”

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Filed Under: London

WILLMOTT: Susanne of London

Posted by on June 27, 2017

WILLMOTT, Susanne….

Peacefully at Victoria Hospital, London, on Sunday, June 25, 2017, Sue Willmott in her 74th year. Beloved wife of Brian Willmott. Loved mom of Jodi Rosekat (Brad) and Amy DeVos (Kevin). Special nanny of Matthew DeVos. Cherished sister of Mary Lou Arnold (Jim) and Tom Brock (Joan) and sister-in-law of Larry Willmott (Susan) and Don McCague (companion Sharon Mullen). Special friend of John and Anne Henry. Predeceased by daughter Julie, sister-in-law Carol McCague and parents Clifford and Georgie Brock. Will be missed by many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the doctors and nurses of the Thoracic and Palliative Care units at LHSC Victoria Hospital. Cremation has taken place and a private family service will be held. Interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London. Friends are welcome to join the family for a Celebration of Sue’s Life on Friday, June 30, 2017 from 11 am – 2 pm in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery Reception Centre, 303 Riverside Drive, London. In lieu of flowers, donations in Sue’s memory may be made to the London Health Sciences Foundation – Palliative Care Unit, 747 Base Line Road East, London, ON N6C 2R6 or the Canadian Cancer Society, 123 St George Street, London, ON N6A 3A1. A. Millard George Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements, 519-433-5184. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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Filed Under: London

HOWES: Barry of London

Posted by on June 23, 2017

HOWES, Barry….

Passed away on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 in his 61st year. A graveside service will be held on Friday, June 23, 2017 at 10 am at Woodland Cemetery, 493 Springbank Drive, London. (Meet at the cemetery office at 9:45 am). Arrangements entrusted to A. Millard George Funeral Home, 519-433-5184.

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Filed Under: London

TUCKEY: Eleanor Jean of London

Posted by on June 23, 2017

TUCKEY, Eleanor Jean…

Peacefully with family, on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at University Hospital, London, Eleanor Tuckey passed away in her 88th year. Beloved wife of Donald Tuckey for 62 years. Dear mother of Barbara Elliott (Robert), Kenneth Tuckey (Danielle) and David Tuckey (Lisa). Much loved Grandma of Christine and Matthew, Jonathan and Jacob, Clara, Olivia and Grace. Eleanor was a devoted member of Calvary United Church, London. She enjoyed many summers and sunsets with family and friends in Bayfield. Friends will be received for visiting on Sunday, June 25, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, where the funeral service will take place in the chapel on Monday, June 26, 2017 at 11:00 am. Interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London. In lieu of flowers, donations in Eleanor’s memory may be made to Calvary United Church, 290 Ridout Street South, London ON, N6C 3Z1 or a charity of your choice. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

 

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Filed Under: London

FEWSTER: Jo of London

Posted by on June 15, 2017

FEWSTER, Jo….

At home on Wednesday, June 14th, 2017, Mary “Jo” (Humphreys) Fewster of London in her 94th year. “Ever Loving Room Mate” of the late Blake Fewster for 66 years (January 2017). Proud mother of Andrea Manias (Dale), Peter Fewster (Dianne), Pat Fewster (Al Gray) and Tim Fewster (Dianne). Loved Nana of Mark Manias, Laura Manias, Stephanie Manias, Rebecca Klein (Andrew), Greg Fewster, Brent Fewster (Heidi Wall), Chris Lengyell (Gita), Taylor Gray, Krystal Murphy (Troy) and Blake Fewster. Super Nana of Josephine and Violet Lengyell, Landan, Raena, and Paige Murphy. Aunt Jo to many nieces and nephews. The last of a remarkable group of sisters, Barb, Pat and Sally. Jo was a woman of great warmth, wisdom and class, who led a rich life full of family, the arts, healthy living and adventure. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Jo’s life will be held on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at 11:00 am at St. James Westminster Anglican Church, 115 Askin Street, London ON N6C 1E7, with The Venerable Nancy Adams officiating. Cremated remains will be scattered in St. James Westminster Anglican Church Memorial Garden. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to St. James Westminster Church Foundation and Alzheimers Society London-Middlesex, 435 Windermere Road, London, ON N5X 2T1. A. Millard George Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements 519-433-5184. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com
                                                               “Jo and Jake are dancing together again”

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Filed Under: London, Toronto

STRUPAT: Ronald Francis of London

Posted by on June 15, 2017

STRUPAT, Ronald Francis….

Died peacefully at WCW Parkwood Institute, London on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Born in Waverly, Nova Scotia on April 22, 1921. Predeceased by his wife Jean (nee Harrington) brothers George and John, sisters Helen and Anna. Survived by brother Donald, now in Sunnybrook in Toronto. Served with the Canadian Army Elgin Reg. from 1941 until the end of the war. He was attached to the British 8th Army, seeing action in North Africa, Italy and finally in liberating Holland. He was a proud member of the Canadian Legion, HMCS Prevost and Navy Reserve. Employed with Canada Post for 34 years as a letter carrier. Dad was a skilled carpenter. Cottages, additions, garages for family members were a commonplace. Happy memories of family trips to Nova Scotia, vacations at the Pinery and years of summers in Bayfield. Sadly, missed by sons Doug (Nancy), John (Leslie) and David. Gramps to Paul (Diane), Andrea, Christine and Nick. Great grampa to Bailey and Autumn. Nieces Susan, Lynda and Carol. Nephews Robert, Roger and Wayne. To the staff of WCW, we extend an expression of gratitude for your continuous loving care of our Dad. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will follow in July. Arrangements entrusted with A. Millard George Funeral Home, 519-433-5184. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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Filed Under: London

Chief Warrant Officer Christophe Paul St. Pierre (Ret’d) of London

Posted by on June 15, 2017

Chief Warrant Officer Christophe Paul St. Pierre (Ret’d)….

Passed away peacefully with family by his side on Monday, June 12, 2017 at the age of 72.  Beloved husband of Sheila St. Pierre. Loving father of Kim Nash(Steve) of Kingston and Dan St. Pierre of London. Dear Poppa of Brittany (Paul), Nicole (Adam), Sandra, Logan, Natasha and Emily. Also survived by his two sisters, three brothers, two sisters-in-laws, one brother-in-law and their families as well as a close cousin in British Columbia. He will be deeply missed by his four-legged furry companion, Brandy. Friends will be received by the family one hour prior (12-1pm) on Friday, June 16, 2017 at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, where the funeral service will be held in the chapel at 1pm. Interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Parkwood Institute Palliative Care – St. Joseph’s Health Care Foundation, Parkwood Institute, Main Building Room B2-147, 550 Wellington Road, London ON N6C 0A7. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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Filed Under: London

COX: Alma of London

Posted by on June 15, 2017

COX, Alma….

Peacefully at University Hospital, London on Saturday, June 10, 2017, in her 85th year, Alma went home to be with her heavenly Father. Beloved aunt, sister, cousin and friend to everyone her life touched. Predeceased by her father Murray, mother Priscilla and step-mother Grace. Best friend Barbara Hazelwood. Cherished aunt of Karen Guest (Al), Kirk Hazelwood (Sue), Dana Hazelwood (Jules), Sandra Timmermans (John), as well as her many nieces and nephews. Dearly missed by the Cox’s, McGuire’s, DeMerchant’s, Pelkey’s and McLeod’s. Alma graduated from The Victoria Public Hospital, School of Nursing in Fredericton NB in 1954 and graduated from Moosejaw Bible College in Moosejaw SK in 1959. Her career took her across Canada to where she finally settled in London, ON, where she worked at Parkwood Hospital for 30 years and retired as the Director of Central Supply in 1990. The family would like to thank the staff at Grand Wood Park Retirement Residence and University Hospital 7th floor Neurology for their care and compassion. Friends will be received by the family one hour prior (10-11am) to the funeral service on Monday, June 19, 2017 at 11am, at A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. Interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, London. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the St. Joseph’s Health Care Foundation, Parkwood Institute, Main Building Room B2-147, 550 Wellington Road, London ON N6C 0A7, Breast Cancer Society of Canada, 420 East Street North Sarnia, ON N7T 6Y5, or Heart and Stroke Foundation, 150-633 Colborne Street, London, ON N6B 2V3. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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Filed Under: London

BLOIS: Archie of London

Posted by on June 12, 2017

BLOIS, Archie …

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Archibald Armand Blois (Archie) of London in his 75th year at London Health Sciences on Tuesday, June 6th, 2017.  He passed away peacefully with his family by his side. Archie was the devoted and loving husband to Marie for more than 50 years, wonderful father to Lucas and Jay of Toronto, Carly and Greg of Tavistock, and cherished “Pop-up” to his granddaughters, Avery and Reece. His greatest joy in life was his family. Born in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Archie was predeceased by his mother Catherine Green, stepfather Sol Green, father Charles Blois, in addition to his sister and brothers. Archie will be sadly missed by his sister Dell, and all his nieces and nephews, his many good friends and others whose lives he touched. Archie loved his sports especially his golf and the Blue Jays. He will be remembered for his kind heart, gentle soul and his belief in fairness throughout his life. The family would like to thank our dear friend Cate for her loving support and friendship. Also to Dr. David Palma, for his expertise, compassion and friendship shown to our family. Friends are invited for visiting on Friday, June 16, 2017 from 6 – 9 pm at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 1:00 pm in the chapel. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

See you at the 18th Green!

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Filed Under: London

ARNOLD: Keith Alexander of London

Posted by on June 9, 2017

ARNOLD, Keith Alexander…

After a brief illness, on June 7th, 2017 passed away peacefully in his sleep. Loving husband of Bernice M. (nee Smith). Cherished mother of the late David (Ann Marie) and Gary (Lori). Best loved grandpa to Alika (Stephen), Kiela (Jared), Jason (Amanda), Ryan (Jessy), Nathan and Lynnette (Chris).  Caring great grandpa to Katrina. Keith will also be missed by many nieces, nephews and friends.  In keeping with Keith’s wishes cremation has taken place and a family burial will take place at a later date. Donation can be made to the C.N.I.B 749 Base Line Rd E, London, ON N6C 2R6 or the Canadian Cancer Society 123 St George St, London, ON N6A 3A1. A. Millard George Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements 519-433-5184. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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Filed Under: London

BAINES: Beverly of London

Posted by on June 9, 2017

BAINES, Beverly (nee Orosz) …

With heavy hearts we announce the passing of a phenomenal woman surrounded by her family on June 6, 2017. Loving mother and best friend to Mackenzie. Cherished sister of Barbara (Julius), Dave (Laura), Dan (Barbara) and Scott (Nancy). Wild and amazing aunt to Brett, Marlaina, Jason, Scott, Tori, Alex, Dan, Jenna, Drew, Trent and Kristian. Loving companion to Russ Ireland. Also loved by an untold number of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends that made up her extended family and support system. Predeceased by her parents Zoltan and Donna Orosz and sister in law Debbie.  In keeping with Bev’s wishes a Celebration of Life will be held at 41449 Feeder Road, Wainfleet from 2 to 4 on Saturday June 24th and at Joe Kools, 595 Richmond St., London on Sunday June 25th at 2pm. Arrangements entrusted with A. Millard George Funeral Home, 519-433-5184. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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TWAMLEY: Murray of London

Posted by on June 7, 2017

TWAMLEY, Murray….

Peacefully surrounded by his family at his residence Wednesday, June 7, 2017, Murray Twamley of London in his 80th year. Beloved husband of the late Marilyn (2013). Proud father of Dave and Cathie, Barrett, and Paul and Cherie. Cherished grandpa of David, Mathew, Nerissa, Connor, and Vanessa and great-grandpa of Audrey. Predeceased by his brother Al and his sister Helen. Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received by the family from 2-4pm on Friday, June 9, 2017 at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, where the Celebration of Murray’s life will be held in the funeral home chapel at 7pm.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the London Humane Society, 624 Clarke Road, London ON N5V 3K5. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com 

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MOORE: Grace of London

Posted by on June 7, 2017

MOORE, Grace….

Peacefully at Chelsey Park Long-Term Care, London on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, Grace (Osmon) Moore in her 104th year. Beloved wife of the late Bill “Dinty” Moore (1988). Dear mother of Janet Green and her husband Dick of Tillsonburg, Roy Moore of London, Bob Moore and his wife Sharon of Ottawa and Paula Moore of London. Mother-in-law of Harry Dykstra and Barb Moore. Also loved by her 10 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. Predeceased by her daughter Marla Dykstra (2010) and her brothers and sister. The family would like to thank the staff at Chelsey Park for their excellent care and the Pastoral Care Team at St. George’s Anglican Church for their compassion. Cremation has taken place with a private family interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the St. George’s Anglican Church – Renew Accessible Faith, 227 Wharncliffe Road North, London ON  N6H 2B6 or Community Living London, 190 Adelaide Street South, London ON N5Z 3L1. A. Millard George Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements 519-433-5184. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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