CROW: Charles Wyatt of London

Posted by on April 18, 2018

CROW, Charles Wyatt…
Peacefully on Monday, April 16, 2018 in his 80th year. Beloved husband of Ann (nee Worth) of almost 58 years. Cherished Dad of Christine (Glen) of Brisbane, Australia, Lynn (Todd) of Oshawa and Shelley of Vancouver Island. Adored Poppa of Mallory (Chris), Tyler, Kate and Mason. GG Pop to Ruby and April. Dear brother to Beattie of England and the late Malcolm of Scotland. Charles will also be missed by many other family and friends. Friends are welcomed for visiting on Thursday, April 19, 2018 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. A Masonic Service under auspices of St. John’s Lodge No. 209a A.F. & A.M. will be conducted at the funeral home at 6:30pm. The funeral service will take place on Friday, April 20, 2018 at St. Paul’s Cathedral, 472 Richmond Street, London at 11am. Burial to follow at Woodland Cemetery, London. Donations may be made to the Shriners’ Hospitals for Children, c/o Mocha Shrine Centre, 468 Colborne Street, London, ON N6B 2T3. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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SIMMS: Robert “Bob” of London

Posted by on April 17, 2018

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SIMMS, Robert….

Peacefully at home on Saturday, April 14, 2018, Robert Charles Simms of London in his 89th year. Beloved husband of Irma Lee-Simms for 67 years. Loving father of Markham Simms, Barry Simms (Karen) and Dean Simms (Fiona). Cherished grandfather of Natalie, Taylor and Jamie. Robert was predeceased by his sister Doreen and brother Jack. He will be greatly missed by many wonderful friends. Bob was a long-time London business owner of Burman’s Beauty Supplies. He was a Shriner, a wonderful photographer and a man who had a great appreciation for the arts, music and nature. He had a wonderful zest for life, but the time spent with family and friends over a great glass of wine, good food and conversation was his most favourite. “Bob, you will be so missed, cheers to you!”. Cremation has taken place and a private family graveside service will be held at a later date. Donations in Robert’s memory may be made to a charity of your choice. 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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BEATON: Angela “Jill” of London

Posted by on April 17, 2018

BEATON, Angela “Jill” …
Unexpectedly, on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at the Village of Glendale Crossing, Jill passed away in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late Mervyn C. Beaton. Dear mother of Wendy Beaton and Brent Beaton (Laurie Barker). Also loved by her 2 grandchildren Blair (Jane Markuzzi) and Sabrina (Tyler Harker) Beaton and her great grandchildren Kara, Jace and Jaxon. Survived by her friend and sister-in-law Laureen Beaton. Jill was a secretary at the Thames Valley Board of Education, spending her last 10 years at Saunders Secondary School. Jill and her husband Mervyn were very involved in square dancing and senior’s shuffleboard. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the staff at Glendale Crossing for their care and compassion. Friends and family are welcomed to celebrate Jill’s life on Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 1-3 pm at the A. Millard George Reception Centre, 60 Ridout Street South, London (located in the south-east corner of the parking lot). In lieu of flowers, donations in Jill’s memory can 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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GUTTERIDGE: Mary Ann of London

Posted by on April 16, 2018

GUTTERIDGE, Mary Ann…
Peacefully at home during the evening of Saturday, April 14, 2018, Mary passed away in her 101st year. Beloved wife of the late Thomas H. Gutteridge, CNR Station Master. Dear mother of Thomas Gutteridge, Colleen Ready (Larry) and Maureen Stevens (Jerry). Also loved by her 2 grandsons Nikola and Andrey and her 2 great grandsons Xavier and Wesley. Predeceased by her siblings, Clifford, Frieda, Frank, Margaret, Eva, Kathleen and Norma. Mary worked as a secretary for the CNR during the Second World War in Sarnia. She was raised as a Presbyterian before joining the Byron United Church, becoming a member of the Women’s Auxiliary. Mary spent most of her adult life raising her children as well as foster children including Stevie, Nelson and Brian. Mary rejoined the workforce in various retail establishments throughout London. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service honouring Mary will be held on Friday, April 20, 2018 at 1:00 pm at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mary’s memory may be made to the Children’s Aid Society of London & Middlesex, 1680 Oxford Street East, P.O. Box 7010, London ON, N5Y 5R8. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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HIBBERT: Dorothy M. of London

Posted by on April 16, 2018

HIBBERT, Dorothy M.
Peacefully on Friday, April 13, 2018 at Chelsey Park Nursing Home, London in her 104th year. Predeceased by her parents Oswald Hibbert and L. Maud (nee Handford), her brother Handford, sister Ellen Patterson, infant brother Edgar, and nephew, Donald Hibbert. She is survived by nephew, David Patterson (Ivi), nieces Diana Urquhart (late Ron), Dorothy Duncan (Gord), Carolyn Barfoot and Valerie Hibbert (late Don). She is also survived by 17 great nieces & nephews and 28 great great nieces & nephews. Dorothy was the family genealogist, publishing two tones: Hibberts of Hyde 1506-1993 and Our Handford Family 1809-1987.  Dorothy was born in Boissevain, Manitoba on January 18, 1915. She graduated as a registered nurse in 1937 from Winnipeg General Hospital. Over the next 20 years she served at W.G.H as lead nurse, teaching and supervising and finally as director of Nursing Services.  In 1958 she joined the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Saskatchewan Administration. She taught two summer programs at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, N.B. In vacation times she completed a one-year supervision course at the University of Manitoba and a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from Columbia University in New York City.  In 1963 she began at the University of Western Ontario in London in the graduate program, progressing from Assistant Professor to Professor to Assistant Dean. In 1977-78 she returned from retirement to serve as Acting Dean. In 1980 she was awarded Professor Emeritus.  Since retirement she travelled extensively with a special interest in field nature. Her other interests included photography, hand crafts and family genealogy.  The family of Dorothy Hibbert wish to thank the 2nd floor nursing staff and caregivers at Chelsey Park Nursing Home for the loving care she had received for the past 11 years. In keeping with Dorothy’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A private family inurnment to follow at a later date. Donations if wished, can be made to a charity of your choice. 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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FOWLER: Isha of London

Posted by on April 16, 2018

FOWLER, Patricia Ann “Isha”

With great sadness we announce the passing of Patricia on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Loving mother of the late Michael and survived by Christopher Fowler. Dear sister to Matthew, David, Roddie, Cathy, Michael, Edward and John. Cremation has taken place. 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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CINCELLI: Frank of Chatham

Posted by on April 16, 2018

CINCELLI, Frank …

Peacefully surrounded by family on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Hospital in his 87th year. Beloved husband of the late Doreen Cincelli (2006). Dear father of Michael (April) of St. Thomas and Heidi (Gary) of Chatham. Treasured Opa of Reeghan, Tyson, Simone and Noah. Caring brother of the late Rita of Austria and the late Werner of Austria. A private graveside service to take place. Donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario, 180-633 Colborne Street, London, ON N6B 2V3. 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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CAMPBELL: Reid of London

Posted by on April 16, 2018

CAMPBELL, Reid…

Unexpectedly on Friday, April 6, 2018, Reid Campbell of London in his 59th year. Proud father of Tyler Campbell (Claire), Elyse Campbell (Ken) and Grant Campbell. Dear brother of Holly McColl (Duncan) and their children Sam, Jake, and Aidan. Former husband of Virginia Campbell, brother-in-law of Annette Sgromo and son-in-law of Hanna Sgromo. Dearly missed by his special canine companion, Linus. Cremation has taken place. A graveside service will be held on Monday, April 16, 2018 at 2:30 pm at St. Peter’s Cemetery (please meet at cemetery office), 806 Victoria Street, London. A Celebration of Reid’s life will be that evening starting at 6 pm at Moose Lodge, 6 Weston Street, London. As an expression of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Addiction Services of Thames Valley, 260-200 Queens Avenue, London, ON N6A 1J3 or Mission Services of London (Quintin Warner House), 4-797 York Street, London, ON N5W 6A8. 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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DAVIES: Sheila Margaret (nee Whittemore) of London

Posted by on April 16, 2018

DAVIES, Sheila Margaret (nee Whittemore) …
On Sunday, August 27, 2017, at the Dearness Home, London, Sheila Margaret Davies Sr. in her 93rd year. Beloved wife of the late Douglas MacKenzie Davies. Dear mother of Ian Whittemore Davies and his wife Kay of London, ON and Kenneth Gordon Davies and his wife Sheila of Bala, ON. Loving grandmother of Julianna, Keefer, Joshua and Tylere Davies. Sheila (along with Douglas) was the founder (1970) of the Children’s International Learning Centre in Hamilton, ON that teaches school age children respect for all people and our common environment. Along with Doug, Sheila’s lifelong commitment was to better the lives of others through her tireless volunteer work, philanthropy and support of humanitarian causes, children’s education and wildlife conservation (in particular the work of Nature Canada – founded by her father Reg in 1939). Sheila’s favorite place was the family cottage on Lake Muskoka. Together, Sheila and Doug generously supported the arts, children’s charities, the Centre for Peace Studies at McMaster University, and their churches (MacNeill Baptist Church in Hamilton, and Bannockburn Community Church in Muskoka). The family will receive friends for a visitation one hour prior (12-1pm) to the memorial service which will be held at A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Children’s International Learning Centre, 189 King William Street, Hamilton, ON, L8R 1A7 or Nature Canada, 85 Albert Street, Suite 900, Ottawa, ON, K1P 6A4 or Bannockburn Community Church, Box 101, Bala, ON, P0C 1A0. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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ROBINSON: Gail Marie of London

Posted by on April 16, 2018

ROBINSON, Gail Marie (nee Foreman)…
With her girls by her side, on Friday October 20, 2017 Gail passed peacefully. Loving wife of Brian Robinson for over 38 years. Beloved mom to Amy (Ruben) and Elizabeth Anne. Treasured grandma to Lily and Andre. Predeceased by her brother David (Diana). Gail will also be missed by many other family and friends. Friends are welcomed for visiting on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm at the A. Millard Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. The funeral service will take place on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at St. Andrew Memorial Anglican Church, 55 Foxbar Road, London (off of Wellington Road South) at 3pm. Cremation to follow. If wished, donations can be made to A Book For Every Child 251 Dundas Street, London, Ontario N6A 6H9. Online condolences, memories, and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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MARENTETTE: Marion of London

Posted by on April 16, 2018

Marentette, Marion….

Peacefully, with her family by her side, Marion Grace Marentette passed away on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at University Hospital, London in her 79th year. Beloved wife of Paul Marentette for 57 years. Loving mom of Janice Bishop and her husband Bert, and Debbie Barnett and her husband John. Special grandma of Amanda Bishop and her fiancé Mike De La Durantaye, Jordan Bishop, Catherine Barnett and Jennifer Barnett, and great-grandma to Christopher and Lucas. Marion will be greatly missed by her many nieces, nephews and extended family. Predeceased by her three brothers; Jim, Jack and Dan. Special thank you to the dialysis nurses for the care and compassion they provided to Marion. Friends will be received by the family from 9:30-10:30 am on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel at 10:30 am. Interment to follow in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Marion’s memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 123 St. George Street, London, ON N6A 3A1 or the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Southwestern Ontario Chapter, 203-785 Wonderland Road South, London, ON N6K 3C2. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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RAFUSE: Norman of London

Posted by on April 11, 2018

RAFUSE, Norman…

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Norman Rafuse, on Monday April 9, 2018, who was 81 years old. Norman and his wife Audrey (née McDonald) loved each other dearly, and they were married for almost 56 years. Norman also loved his two children, Martha and Warren, and Martha’s husband Chris, and they loved him right back. He also leaves dear friends and family, especially his brother Howard and wife Linda and their family. Norman was a life insurance agent, and he enjoyed his retirement years as a student of the Classics at the University of Western Ontario, gardening, and as a part-time wedding celebrant. He cared deeply about his family and their pets, and he loved a good joke and telling stories. We already miss his hearty laugh and the twinkle in his eye. There will be a private interment at Woodland Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy, we would appreciate donations to the Alzheimer Society London-Middlesex or the London Humane Society. A. Millard George Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements 519-433-5184. We would be very grateful to receive messages of condolence online at www.amgfh.com

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CARR: Verna Winifred of London

Posted by on April 11, 2018

CARR, Verna Winifred….

Peacefully with family by her side, at the age of 90, we say good bye to a much loved woman. Loving mother of Kathleen, Patricia, Jim, Douglas and daughter-in-law, Irene. Verna was the cherished grandmother to 7 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren. Loving sister of Joyce and the late Bert and sister-in-law, Betty. Predeceased by Philip Carr and her life partner, Earl. Verna will be greatly missed by all who knew her. A full Christian service will take place at St. James Westminster Anglican Church, 115 Askin Street, London, ON N6C 1E7 on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, a donation to either The Canadian Cancer Society or The Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Online condolences, memories and photographs are welcome at www.amgfh.com

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GILMORE, Agnes Cecile of London

Posted by on April 11, 2018

GILMORE, Agnes Cecile…
Passed away peacefully at home at the age of 81 on Thursday, April 5, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Gerald P. Gilmore (1994). Loving mother of Walter (Lucy), James (Maryanne), David and Stephen (Lisa). Devoted grandmother of Jessica, Benjamin, David, Kevin, Melissa, Sarah, Brennan and Meghan and great grandmother to Jakob and Kaleb. Survived by her dear sister Beatrice Wemple of California. Friends will be received by the family from 10-11am on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel at 11am. Inurnment to follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery, London. Donations may be made to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, 585 York Street London, ON, N6B 1R6. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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HILL: Barbara “Kim” of London

Posted by on April 11, 2018

HILL, Barbara “Kim”….

At Victoria Hospital, on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, Barbara “Kim” Hill of London, passed away in her sleep in her 73rd year. Wife and best friend of William “Bill” for over 49 years. Loving mother to Jeff (Julie) Hill of Grimsby, Suzanne (Matthew) Robinson of Rodney, and Craig Hill of Tobermory. Loving grandmother to Adison and Caleb Hill and Joshua, Nathan and Alysha Robinson. Survived by her sister Linda (Brent) Shaw and sisters-in-law Elizabeth Hill and Frances Trimble. Barb was an active IODE member, volunteer, stained glass and craft artist and more recently a water colour painter. She loved to spend as much time as possible at her cottage in the Bruce Peninsula. A private family service has occurred. Family and friends are welcomed to a Celebration of Barbara’s Life on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 between 3:00-5:00 pm at the Civic Garden Complex, 645 Springbank Drive, London. The family requests that memorial donations be made to The Salvation Army, 371 King St, London, ON N6B 1S4 or Mission Services of London, 459 York Street, London, ON N6B 1R3. Arrangements entrusted with A. Millard George Funeral Home, 519-433-5184. Online condolence, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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BARAN, Tyler Joseph of London

Posted by on April 11, 2018

BARAN, Tyler Joseph…

Passed away suddenly, on Sunday, April 1, 2018 at the age of 21. Beloved son of Dennis Baran Jr. and Abbey Baran of London. Cherished brother of Natalie, Lauren and Destinee. Loving grandson to Marina Baran of London, John and Joan Gatward of Oakland and Dennis Baran Sr. (JoAnn) of London. Tyler will be dearly missed by his Uncles Andrew (Kim), Michael Baran, Derek and Jordan Gatward. Tyler loved sports especially hockey, the beach and being outdoors. He was an animal lover and is in heaven with his beloved dog “Oscar”. Cremation and a private family service has taken place. Family and Friends wishing to express their condolences can do so by supporting the Salvation Army Centre of Hope, 281 Wellington Street, London, ON N6B 2L4 or Addictions Services of Thames Valley, 200 Queens Avenue, London, ON N6A 1J3. 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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LAWRANCE, Diane of London

Posted by on April 2, 2018

LAWRANCE, Diane….

With deepest sorrow we announce the death of our dear Diane Elizabeth (née Diteljan) Lawrance on Thursday, March 29, 2018. Diane, a kind, loving, gentle and generous woman, is survived by her two daughters, Julia and Emily, their father Brian, mother Rose Diteljan and brother Stephen Diteljan. Dear daughter-in-law of Linda Munn and Rob Lawrance (Susan). Dear sister-in-law of Craig Lawrance, Scott Lawrance and Andrew Lawrance. Missed by her many aunts, uncles and cousins. John a steadfast and compassionate friend and Eileen, a devoted close friend. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 11 am, at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. As an expression of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Brentwood Recovery Home, 2335 Douglas Avenue, Windsor ON N6X 1S9. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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STEWART: Marion of London

Posted by on April 2, 2018

STEWART, Marion…

After a long good life of 99 years, Marion passed away peacefully at Dearness Home, London on Friday, March 30, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Gordon A. Stewart (1991). Sadly missed by her children Heather (Stan) Andronik, David (Kim) Stewart and Ben (Sandra) Stewart. Proud grandmother of Gord (Nicole) and Carly (Chantal) Andronik, Becky (Tim) Creton and Josh (Madison) Stewart, Benjamin Stewart, Sarah (Andrew) Lawson, Matthew (Karen) Stewart and James (Shannon) Lawson. Also missed by her 7 great-grandchildren. Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews, Donna, Joe, Phyllis, Judy and Alice Lynn. Predeceased by her sister Esther and her nieces and nephews, Murray, Patricia, Bruce and Janet. Marion was an occupational therapist at Parkwood Hospital as well as an administrator at McCormick Home for the Aged. Friends are welcomed for visitation on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 from 3-5 and 6:30 – 8:30 pm at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. Private graveside service at First Nairn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Marion’s memory may be made to a charity of your choice. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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SVATOS: Susan of London

Posted by on April 1, 2018

SVATOS, Susan….

Peacefully with her loving family by her side Susan Svatos passed at Parkwood Institute, London on Thursday, March 29, 2018 in her 68th year. Beloved wife of John Svatos for 44 years. Loving mother of Yana Nagle and her husband Mark and Aaron Svatos and his wife Stacey. Cherished grandma of Kegan, Mark Jr., Morgan and Hunter. Much loved sister of Charlene, Rob and his wife Susan and Doug and his wife Lu. She will be missed be her nieces and nephews and her extended family. Friends are welcomed for visiting from 10-11 am on Friday, April 6, 2018 at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, where the memorial service will be held at 11 am in the funeral home chapel. Donations in memory of Susan may be made to the Brain Injury Association of London and Region, 201 King Street, London, ON N6A 1C9 or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, 180-633 Colborne Street, London, ON N6B 2V3. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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BROWN: Zane of London

Posted by on April 1, 2018

BROWN, Zane….

Zane Brown, in his 73rd year, passed away peacefully on March 29th, 2018 at the McCormick Home in London after a long battle with both Parkinson’s and Dementia. Beloved husband of Jennie Brown for 48 years. Loving father to his 3 daughters, Zelda, Amity, and Bret. Caring brother to 4 surviving sisters, Linda, Jacqueline, Sheila, and Gwen. Zane was also a proud grandfather to 5 grandchildren. Predeceased by his sister Beverly. The family would like to thank the amazing staff on Memory Lane at the McCormick home for their loving care. Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received by the family on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 from 1-2 pm at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. A memorial service will be held at 2 pm in the funeral home chapel. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to be made to either the McCormick Care Foundation, 2022 Kains Road, London, ON N6K 0A8 or the Parkinson’s Society of Southwestern Ontario, 4500 Blackie Road, London, ON N6L 1G5. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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KEYS: E. Ruth of London

Posted by on March 31, 2018

KEYS, E. Ruth…..

Peacefully with family by her side at Strathmere Lodge, Strathroy, on Friday, March 30, 2018, Ruth (Snell) Keys in her 98th year. Beloved wife of the late Gordon W. Keys (1996). Devoted mother of Murray Keys (Ann) of Peterborough, Gayle Ferris (Pat) of Strathroy and Carol Keys (Michael Carroll) of Bright’s Grove. Proud grandma of Sarah (Shelley), Ben (Carrie), Wesley (Natalya), Heather (Richard), Joshua (Erin) and Emily (Jeff) and great-grandma of Tom, Lily, Elizabeth, Natalie, Rebecca, Parker, Lauren and Evelyn. Survived by her sisters-in-law Vera Keys and Katie Keys. Dearly missed by her many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her siblings Laura Forbes, Harry Snell, Norma Boyce, Grant Snell and Marian Langmaid. The family would like to thank all the staff at Strathmere Lodge for their loving care of our mother. Friends will be received by the family from 7-9 pm on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. The Celebration of Ruth’s Life will be held at 10:30 am on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Calvary United Church, 290 Ridout Street South, London ON N6C 3Z1. Interment in Bayfield Cemetery, Bayfield. As an expression of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Calvary United Church – Memorial Fund, or 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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TSOUMARIS: Kathryn “Kathy” of London

Posted by on March 31, 2018

TSOUMARIS, Kathryn “Kathy”…

Our dear mother passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and loved ones on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 in her 77th year. Cherished wife of the late Angelo Tsoumaris, the love of her life. Caring mother of Nick Tsoumaris and his wife Karen of London, and Paula Kent and her husband Fraser of Oakville. Proud grandmother of Rachael and Kyle Tsoumaris, Ethan and Liam Kent and step-grandchildren, Alana and Colton Holland. Predeceased by her parents Henry and Irene Harburn and her sister Norma Meikle. Also survived by many brother and sister-in-laws, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins in Canada and in Greece. Kathy was raised in Staffa, Ontario and spent many enjoyable summers at the family cottage in Turnbull’s Grove, Grand Bend. Her laughter, sense of humour and spark will be truly missed. Friends are welcomed for visiting on Monday, April 2, 2018 from 6-9 pm at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 11 am at Wesley-Knox United Church, 91 Askin Street, London. Interment in Woodland Cemetery, London. In lieu of flowers, donations in Kathy’s memory can be made to The Lung Association, 639 Southdale Road East, London, ON N6E 3M2 or the London Regional Cancer Program, 747 Baseline Road East, London, ON N6C 2R6. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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SCOTT: Patricia “Pat” of London

Posted by on March 27, 2018

SCOTT, Pat….

Unexpectedly on Sunday, March 25, 2018 at University Hospital, London, Patricia Scott at the age of 71 passed away peacefully. Beloved wife of the late Rob Scott (2014). Loving mother of Dan (Cindy). Cherished sister of Eddie (Lorraine), Paul (Mara), Sharon (the late Dick), Rita (Brian), Rick, Len, Martin and Mike (Peggy). Proud Godmother of Clare (Steve). Pat will be missed by her nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends. Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received by the family on Saturday, March 31, 2018 from 10-11 am at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. A Celebration of Pat’s Life will be held at 11 am in the funeral home chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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WOOD: Harry of London

Posted by on March 22, 2018

WOOD, Harry….

It is with great sadness that the family of Henry Robert “Harry” Wood announce his peaceful passing on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at Westmount Gardens Long Term Care, in his 90th year. Harry was the beloved husband of Evelyn (2014). Loving father of Paul Wood and his wife Paula of London and Raymond Wood and his wife Brenda of St. Albert, Alberta.  He was the cherished grandfather of Shannon (Patrick) Brown, David (Jaqueline) Wood, Jeffrey Wood, Paul (Zoriana) Wood and Amanda (Devin) Van Domselaar. He was the proud great-grandfather of Taylor Wood, Adam Brown, Riley Wood, Rae Van Domselaar and Alina Wood.  Harry was pre-deceased by his parents James and Elizabeth Wood and by his brother John. He is also survived by his dear cousins and their families both in Canada and in the U.K.. Harry was a very humble and faithful Christian who loved his God, his wife and his family with a quiet passion. He will be remembered by his many friends and fellow church members throughout London and Southwestern Ontario for his gift of Christian Ministry as a talented soloist. His voice will remain in the hearts of his family. Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received by the family from 1:00 – 2:00 pm on Monday, April 9, 2018 at Westview Baptist Church, 1000 Wonderland Road South (corner of Southdale and Wonderland), London, where a memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm. 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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JONES: John Albert of London

Posted by on March 22, 2018

JONES, John Albert ….

Peacefully, on Sunday, March 18, 2018 at Victoria Hospital, John passed away in his 93rd year. Beloved husband of the late Mary M. (Lake) (Shaw) Jones and the late Alma (Shaw) Jones. Dear father of Derek Jones and his wife Roberta and Karen MacMillan and her husband John. Step-father of Darby Shaw and his wife Sharon. Loved by his grandchildren, Quentin (Heather), Dagan (April), Dylan (Bernadette) and Colleen (Pierre) Jones, Ian (Erin), Conal (Megan), Janna (Pat) and Braden MacMillan. Also loved by his great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Paula Aldington. Friends are welcomed for visiting on Friday, March 23, 2018 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. The funeral service will be conducted in the funeral home chapel on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 10:30 am. Interment in Dorchester Union Cemetery, Dorchester. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, P.O. Box 640, Station K, Toronto, ON M4P 9Z9 or CNIB, 749 Base Line Road East, London, ON N6C 2R6. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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