CONIAM: Sharon Frances (nee Grzesiak) of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on August 31, 2015

Sharon ConiamCONIAM- Sharon Frances Coniam (nee Grzesiak) was promoted to glory on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at the age of 70.  Sharon is survived by her beloved husband Derek; her cherished daughter Sheri; her dear sister Valerie (Bob) and their sons Michael (Niki) and Christopher (Sandra); her brother Michael (Marlene); by her brother-in-law John (Marian); forever remembered by her dear nieces and nephews.  Also missed by her close friends Sylvia and Maurice Hewitt and their children Maurice Jr., Georgina (Phil) and their children Mackenzie & Alexander, Peter (Shannon) and their children Holly & Lily.  Sharon was a member of The Salvation Army Citadel in St. Thomas and worked at Shopper’s Drug mart for 30 years.  Visitation will be held at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 from 2:00 – 4:00 & 7:00 – 9:00pm.  The funeral service will take place at The Salvation Army Citadel 380 Elm Street, St. Thomas on Thursday at 1:00 p.m.  Cremation to follow.  If desired, donations to The Salvation Army or S.T.E.G.H.-Foundation would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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Filed Under: London, Ontario, St. Thomas, Toronto

BOGART: James Arthur of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on August 19, 2015

James BogartBOGART – James Arthur of St. Thomas, Ontario peacefully died at home in his 93rd year surrounded by the love of his family.  Fondly remembered as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle and friend of incredible faith, generosity and patience.  He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Doris Marie (nee Walch).  Dearly missed by his family Karen, Nathan, Aaron, and Hadley Wallace; Michael and Betty Walch; Karla Stewart; Heather, Steve, Sarah, Josh and Leah Stanley; his siblings Robert Bogart, Nancy Wilson, and David (Betty) Bogart; and his cherished nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his step-brothers and sisters.  James worked as a nursing assistant at Westminster Hospital in London, was a farmer, and lifelong resident of Southwold Township.  He served overseas in WWII with the British Columbia Regiment.  James was a faithful member of Bible Baptist Church.  Visitation will be held from 6:00 – 9:00pm on Friday, August 21, 2015 at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  The funeral service will take place on Saturday, August 22 at Bible Baptist Church 32 Park Ave, St. Thomas at 11:00am.  If desired, donations to a charity of your choosing would be gladly accepted.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at  www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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CECOL: Robert Louis of St. Thomas, Ont. formerly of Kirkland Lake

Posted by on August 19, 2015

Robert CecolCECOL – Robert Louis of St. Thomas, formerly of Kirkland Lake, Ontario passed away peacefully at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on August 16, 2015 at the age of 78.  Beloved husband of Beverley Cecol (nee Nelson).  Loving father of Christopher (Helen) Cecol and ‘Nono’ of Andrew and Joshua all of Florida.  Stepfather of David Wilson  of Wisconsin, and Alanna (Bill) Vanderberg of St. Thomas; grandfather of Alicia Wilson of Wisconsin and Madisson Vanderberg of St. Thomas; cherished brother of Ethel (David) Payne of Oregon; missed by his nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his parents Lino and Josie Cecol.  Robert attended Holy Name Catholic School in Kirkland Lake and Scholar Hall in North Bay.  He was an Alter Boy at The Holy Name Parish.  Robert was  a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #2748 for 49 years.  He also loved to play the drums in a dance band.  He will be missed by his loving family and friends.  Visitation will be held at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Saturday, August 22, 2015 from 12:00 – 2:00pm.  A Celebration of Life will take place in the Chapel at 2:00pm.  In keeping with Robert’s wishes, cremation has taken place.  If desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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PELL: Dave of Fingal, Ont

Posted by on August 10, 2015

Dave PellPELL – David William Pell passed away, surrounded by his family, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Saturday, August 8, 2015 in his 77th year.  Dave is survived by his loving wife Sharon; his children John Pell of Shedden, Wesley (Kim) Pell of Ft. Saskatchewan, and Marc (Foti) Pell of Montreal; by his grandchildren Patrick (Lydia) Pell, Sarah (Brent) Hotke, Marie (Kevin) Braga all of St. Thomas, Christine Pell (Adam) of London, Ashley Neill (Chris), Mandy (Chris) Brown, Jennifer King all of St. Thomas, and Derek and Trevor Pell of Ft. Saskatchewan; by his thirteen great grandchildren; by his sisters Joyce (Jack) Prothero of British Columbia, Virginia (Ormond) Steele of Nevada, Sylvia (Jim) Brady of Long Point, Jan (Chuck) Stamas of Tillsonburg; his brothers Fred (Kylene) Pell of Alabama and George (Katherine) Pell of British Columbia; by his sisters-in-law Patricia (Doug) Ough of St. Thomas, Shirley (Sam) Vary, Dora Simmons both of Wheatley; by his brother-in-law Robert Fleming of St. Thomas; and by his many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his parents William and Marie Pell.  Dave was a former farmer, commercial fisherman, and employee at Dowler-Karn.  He was an elder and treasurer at Fingal Knox Presbyterian church for 33 years and he loved a good game of cards, especially euchre.  A memorial service to celebrate Dave’s life will be held at Fingal Knox Presbyterian Church on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.  Visitation will be held at the church from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  Cremation has taken place. Interment of ashes will be held privately for family in Fingal Cemetery.  Arrangements entrusted to the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  If desired, donations to Fingal Knox Presbyterian Church would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com

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ROY: Sharon Lee (nee Miles) of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on August 4, 2015

Sharon RoyROY – Sharon Lee Roy (nee Miles) passed away at Valleyview Home with her family by her side on Sunday, August 2, 2015 in her 71st year.  Sharon is survived by her loving husband Paul; her son Jean-Paul (Kirsten) Roy and their daughter Madeline of London; her sisters-in-law Gail Engelhardt of Simcoe and Joan Jackson of Port Dover; and by her nieces and nephews Kim, Chris, Carole, Linda, and Ray.  Predeceased by her parents Gordon and Kathleen Mary Miles; and her brothers-in-law John Engelhardt, Jack Jackson, and John Speers.  Visitation will be held at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm, where the funeral service will be held in the chapel at 1:00 pm.  Cremation to follow.  If desired, donations to the MS Society would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com

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Filed Under: London, Ontario, Simcoe, St. Thomas

WARD: Daniel David of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on August 4, 2015

David WardWARD – Daniel David Ward passed away at his residence on August 2, 2015 at the age of 67.  David is survived by his brothers John (Jody) Ward of Port Stanley and Dudley (Julie) Ward of St. Thomas; and by several nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his parents Daniel and Jean Ward.  David worked at Flexlite for 19 years.  Cremation has taken place.  A private family service will be held on a later date.  Arrangements entrusted to the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  If desired, donations to All Breed Canine Rescue would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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Filed Under: London, Ontario, St. Thomas

LOGAN: Robert ‘Bob’ Murray of St. Thomas, formerly London

Posted by on August 4, 2015

Bob LoganRobert (Bob) Murray Logan of Port Stanley, formerly of Old South London. Born in Hamilton on Aug 6, 1942 and died at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Aug 1, 2015.  Bob lived his life well, laughed a lot and loved his family and friends with passion. He was a sweet man who lived by the golden rule….”Do unto others as you would have them do unto you”.  He was a loving soulmate to his wife Linda, as well as a good friend to his former wife, Viviane. He excelled as a wonderful father to his son Michael and his stepdaughter, Amanda and her husband, Flemming Andersen.  He was predeceased by his parents, Bernice and Murray Logan. Much loved by his cousins Roger and Judy Jolliffe, Tom Jolliffe and his wife Paulette Seguin, Cathy and Steve Fodemesi and Pat Kelly (Nan predeceased).  Bob valued his friendships with his Crumlin area friends, London Lifers and Old South buddies.  In honour of Bob’s life, a celebration will be held in Pinafore Park, St. Thomas at the Lakeside Pavilion on Sunday August 30th with tributes to Bob at 2pm, followed by a casual reception.  Arrangements entrusted to the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  In lieu of flowers please consider something Bob loved…..food… and donate to the Port Stanley Food Bank.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com

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ZAMBRZYCKI: Halina Irene of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on August 4, 2015

Halina ZambrzyckiZAMBRZYCKI – Halina Irene Zambrzycki passed away, surrounded by her family,  at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Friday, July 31, 2015 in her 89th year.  Halina will be sadly missed by her daughter Elizabeth (Michael) Hutchin of St. Thomas; her grandchildren Liam Hutchin of St. Thomas, Chandler Pikor of Niagara Falls, and Greg Pikor-Zambrzycki of Calgary; and by her sister Danuta in Poland.  Predeceased by her husband Vincent Zambrzycki, and her son Gene Zambrzycki.  Halina immigrated to Canada in 1950.  She worked for 20 years at Memorial Hospital and was a member of the Polish Canadian Club and Holy Angels Parish.  Cremation has taken place and a private family gathering will be held on a later date.   Arrangements entrusted to the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  If desired, donations to All Breed Canine Rescue in St. Thomas would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.  The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Dr. Telford and the staff at S.T.E.G.H.-Continuing Care for the care and compassion shown to Halina.

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BARRETT: Heather Dawn (nee Gammon) of St. Thomas, Ont

Posted by on July 23, 2015

Heather BarrettBARRETT – Heather Dawn (nee Gammon) of St. Thomas, Ont. passed away peacefully into the arms of Jesus, after a courageous battle with cancer, on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at the age of 44.  Beloved wife of Scott Barrett.  Heather will be deeply missed by daughters Cassie and Amanda.  Dearly loved daughter of Len and Carole Gammon of Essex.   Adored sister of Karen (Greg) Dobson of Kingsville. Loving daughter-in-law of Bob and Joy Barrett of St. Thomas; sister-in-law of Cindy (Wendell) Graves of Aylmer.  Sadly missed by her nephew Andrew Dobson and nieces Andrea Graves, Rebecca Graves (John Faris).  Heather was a cherished part of the staff at Valleyview Home as administrative assistant, and a faithful member of The Salvation Army London Citadel.  Heather’s great love for her family and friends was demonstrated by her generous spirit, especially for her two precious girls.  Visitation will be held at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Friday, July 24, 2015 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm and 7:00 – 9:00 pm.  The funeral service will take place at The Salvation Army London Citadel 555 Springbank Drive, London on Saturday, July 25 at 11:00 am.  Interment in Elmdale Cemetery.  If desired, donations to The Salvation Army London Citadel, or London Regional Cancer Program would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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BUTLER: Nelson Arthur of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on July 18, 2015

Nelson ButlerBUTLER – Nelson Arthur of St. Thomas, Ont. passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 18, 2015 at the age of 65.  Beloved husband of Nancy Butler (nee Tolman).  Nelson is survived by children Ben (Kellie) Butler of Boxall, Lois Butler of St. Catharines, Joe (Michelle) Butler of Fingal, Sarah (Brian) Holmes of St. Thomas; grandchildren Stephanie Butler, Keith (Jessica) Butler, Tyler White, Jess Szusz, Gavin and Harrison Holmes; three great grandchildren.  Sadly missed by his sister Mary (John) Millership of London; mother-in-law Doris Tolman, brothers and sisters-in-law Jeff (Marilyn) Tolman, John (Nancy) Tolman, Elisabeth John.  Predeceased by his parents Harold and Lenore Butler, and his father-in-law Lloyd Tolman. Nelson had been the owner/operator of Tri-Line Trucking, and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, and restoring antique tractors.  Family and friends will be received at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 from 7:00-9:00pm, and Wednesday, July 22 from 11:00-12:00pm.  The funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday at 12:00pm.  Cremation to follow.  If desired, donations to the MS Society would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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Filed Under: London, Ontario, St. Thomas, Windsor

DEAN: Terri Lynne of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on July 16, 2015

Terri DeanDEAN – Terri Lynne (nee Walker) of St. Thomas passed away peacefully, after a courageous battle with cancer, on July 16, 2015 at the age of 60.  Beloved wife of Paul Dean.  Loving daughter of Barb (the late Robert) Walker of St. Thomas.  Terri will be sadly missed by children Steven (Amy) Dean of St. Thomas, Rick Dean of Fort McMurray, Alberta and his fiancé Brittany Easterbrook of St. Thomas; grandchildren Matthew Dean and Emma Dean of St. Thomas; siblings Robert Walker and Tom (Lynn) Walker all of British Columbia, and John (Teresa) Walker of Oshawa; mother and father-in-law Bill and Pat Dean of St. Thomas, and by her brothers-in-law Ross (Sharon) Dean of St. Thomas and John (Joan) Dean of Kingsville. Terri had been the secretary of Faith Christian Academy for 28 years.   She was very creative, loved to sew, and thoroughly enjoyed nature.  Visitation will be held at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Saturday, July 18, 2015 from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00pm.  The funeral service will be held at Faith Church 345 Fairview Ave, St. Thomas on Sunday at 2:00pm.  If desired, donations to Faith Christian Academy would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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BRISEBOIS: J. R. Maurice of Port Lambton, Ontario

Posted by on July 13, 2015

BRISEMaurice BriseboisBOIS – Joseph Raymond Maurice of Port Lambton, Ont. passed away peacefully on July 11, 2015 at the age of 70.  Beloved husband of Sue Brisebois (nee Wilson).   Loving son of Lillianne Brisebois of Sudbury.  Maurice is survived by his daughter Laureen (Jeff) Devereaux of Brigden; his stepsons Ed (Julie) DuPont of Corunna, Ted (Cheryl) DuPont of Fort Erie; grandchildren Jacob, Jessey, Jeremy, Ethan, Ben, Nicole, Daniel; siblings Sylvia (Terry) Rahn of Hanmer, Yvonne (Tom) Giambattista of Val Caron, Norm (Linda) Brisebois of Sudbury, Monique Severin of Sudbury, Gilles Brisebois of Sudbury, George Brisebois of Sudbury; several nieces and nephews; and by his dear friend Denis Trudeau.  Predeceased by his father Laurier Brisebois, his siblings Wilfred, Linda and Louise. Moe had been an auto body specialist, restoring classic cars for many years, and racing cars in his younger days.  He also loved to play music and was a member of various bands throughout his life. Moe loved life and always had a great smile, even during his courageous battle with lung cancer, remaining positive right to the end.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  In keeping Maurice’s wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation or service. Interment of ashes at a later date.  If desired, donations to Cancer Research or a charity of your choosing would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at  www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com

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MOLYNEUX: Joan Doreen (nee Phillipson) of Aylmer, Ont. (formerly of St. Thomas)

Posted by on July 3, 2015

Joan MolyneuxMOLYNEUX – Joan Doreen (nee Phillipson) of Chateau Gardens (Chartwell) Aylmer, formerly St. Thomas, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family, on July 2, 2015 at the age of 82.  Beloved wife of the late Bill Molyneux (1990).  Joan is survived by her children David (May) Molyneux of St. Thomas, Philip (Alison) Molyneux of St. Thomas, Debbie (Terry) Piercy of New Brunswick; grandchildren Arielle, Shelby, Jacob, and Jackson Molyneux and Tyler, Katelyn, and Karly Piercy.  Predeceased by her parents Ernest and Doris Phillipson, and her sister Shirley Wilkie.  Born in London, England Joan emigrated to Canada in 1957.  She was a former member of St. John’s Anglican Church choir for 11 years, and later Trinity Anglican Church.  Joan was also a member of the International Ballroom Club, and a member and volunteer at the St. Thomas Seniors Centre. Visitation will be held at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Monday, July 6, 2015 from 12:00 – 1:00pm, with the funeral service taking place in the chapel at 1:00pm.  Interment in Elmdale Cemetery.  If desired, donations to Animal Aide would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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BRAUER: Bernt

Posted by on June 23, 2015

Bernt Brauer Web & IMCBRAUER– Bernt Wasa Brauer of St.Thomas, passed away peacefully at his home in the arms of his wife, June 19, 2015 at the age of 82. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Margaret Brauer (nee Hawken), Bernt is survived by his children Claudette (Cliff) Steeves of Gilbert Plains, Manitoba, Andrew (Cindy) Overman of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Stephan (Monica) Brauer of Montreal, Quebec, Karl (Dori) Brauer of London, Ontario, Kevin (Teresa) Brauer of White Rock, British Columbia, Mitchell (Ashley) Overman of Goulais River, Ontario, and Marcus (Juanita) Brauer of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Bernt is the loved grandfather of 15 grandchildren and 2 great-grand-children. He is sadly missed by his siblings Michael (Ann) Brauer, Katherine Brauer, Barbara (Klause) Hildebrandt, Erdmann (Maria) Brauer; sisters-in-law Lisa Brauer and Jacqueline Siegfried, and brother-in-law Arne Osterberg, as well as many dear nieces, nephews and wonderful friends. Bernt enriched the lives of many through his kind, loving character, and his appreciation of beauty in life and nature.  A celebration of his life will take place at St. Andrews Westminster United Church (2008 Glanworth Drive at Highbury, St. Thomas) on Saturday June 27, 2015 at 10:30 am. The family extends heartfelt thanks to compassionate caregivers Pat and Nadine and Dr. John Tokarewicz, and special friends Debbie, JoAnn and Bert.  Arrangements entrusted to the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to St. Andrews Westminster Church or the Ken Brown Recovery Home are invited. Condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com

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TOLMAN: S. Lloyd of St. Thomas, Ont. formerly of Alberta

Posted by on June 12, 2015

Lloyd TolmanTOLMAN, Sherman Lloyd –Went to be with his Lord and Saviour from the Elgin Manor on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at the age of 96. Born again September 1951.  Loving husband of Doris (nee Hunter) for 71 years.  Father of Jeff (Marilyn) Tolman, Nancy (Nelson) Butler, John (Nancy) Tolman and Elisabeth John, all of St. Thomas.  Proud grandfather of Jennifer Tolman of Halifax, NS, Dan (Lana) Tolman of Charlottetown, PE, Ben (Kellie) Butler of Boxall, Lois Butler of Niagara Falls, Joe (Michelle) Butler of Fingal, Sarah (Brian) Holmes of St. Thomas, Christopher (Jaclyn) Tolman of Edmonton, AB, Stefanie (Brian) Cox of Halifax, NS, Andrew John of St. Thomas and Michael John of St. Thomas.  Also missed by several great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.  Born near Rumsey, AB, on October 19, 1918, Lloyd came to Ontario with the RCAF during the war, married Doris in 1944 and never left. He had his own construction company, worked as foreman with the CNR for 10 years and then in machine setup and repair for Hayes Dana for 20 years.  “He could fix anything”.  Friends will be received at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home, 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas, Ont. (519-631-0570) from 2:00-4:00 PM and 7:00-9:00 PM, Monday, June 15, 2015.  The funeral service will be held at the St. Thomas Gospel Hall, 1 Sunset Drive, St. Thomas at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, June 16.  Interment in the Hunter Cemetery, Lake Road, Southwold.  Memorial contributions to charity of choice, Gospel Trust Canada or St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital would be appreciated.  If desired, personal condolences can be made to the family at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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KHARSHOUM: Ferial of Waterloo, Ont.

Posted by on June 8, 2015

KHARSHOUFerial Kharshoum– Ferial of Waterloo, Ontario passed away peacefully on June 6, 2015 at the age of 76.  Predeceased by her husband George Kharshoum.  Sadly missed by her son and daughter-in-law Joseph (Diane) Kharshoum; grandsons Nicholas Kharshoum and Christopher Kharshoum; siblings Rosa Mina, George (Maggie) Portelli, Abraham (Nareem) Said, Hoda Hashem, Soheir Bill, Hamdi (Valerie) Said, Naghah Hanwell; and numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.  Visitation will be held at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 from 11:00am – 1:00pm, where the funeral service will take place in the chapel at 1:00pm. Interment in Union Cemetery.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

 

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GREEN: Patricia Diane (nee Brown) of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on June 6, 2015

Patricia Green

GREEN – Patricia (nee Brown) of St. Thomas passed away peacefully on June 5, 2015 at the age of 62.  Loving wife of Rhodes Green.  Dear daughter of Leon Brown and Joan Giles. Cherished mother of Ken Ryan, Angela (Brent) McVittie, and Chad Collins; stepmother of Kevin Green, and Scott (Donna) Green. Loving sister of Linda (Gerlof) Katoen, Debbie (Larry) Sims, Shelley (Gary) Peters, Jennifer (Bob) Heine, and Mary (Murray) Hunt.  Dear grandmother of Jeff, Megan, Scott, Rebecca, Hannah, Keenan, and Neveah.  Great-grandmother of Hannah and Ryan.  Patricia is survived by several nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by her ex-husband Dana Collins, and her stepfather Jeff Giles.  Patricia worked as a seamstress at St. Joseph’s in London.   Arrangements have been entrusted to the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  In keeping with Patricia’s wishes, cremation has taken place, and a private Memorial Service will be held at a later date.  Private scattering of ashes will take place at the Old St. Thomas Church Cemetery scattering garden.  If desired, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, or Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated. Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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NUGENT: James McAllister of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on June 4, 2015

Jim NugentNUGENT – James McAllister Nugent of St. Thomas passed away suddenly on June 3, 2015 at the age of 70.  Beloved husband of Dianne Nugent (nee Humphrey).  Jim is survived by children Scott (Michelle) Nugent of St. Thomas and Kelly Nugent (Joe Daabous) of Ilderton; grandchildren Aidan Nugent, Jordan Daabous, Ben Daabous, and Maddie Daabous; sister Edna (Jimmy) Brown of Scotland; mother-in-law Doris Humphrey of Lucknow; brother-in-law George (Marjorie) Humphrey of Lucknow; sister-in-law Sandra (Barry) Haldenby of Holyrood; and by several nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his parents David and Ressie Nugent, and his brother Gordon Nugent. He had retired as Grand Lodge Representative for the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, in Toronto.   Jim was also a past board member of STEGH, United Way, Elgin Labour Temple, and the St. Thomas Economic Development Corporation.  Visitation will be held at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Sunday, June 7, 2015 from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00pm.  The funeral service will be held in the chapel on Monday at 1:30pm.  Private Interment of ashes at a later date.  If desired, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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LOUCKS: Kathy Marie (nee Andrew) of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on May 29, 2015

Kathy LoucksLOUCKS – Kathy Marie (nee Andrew) of St. Thomas passed away after a lengthy illness, on May 28, 2015 at the age of 59.  Loving daughter of Elaine Andrew (the late Bill Andrew) of St. Thomas.  Mother of Amber (Rob) Wynn of New Zealand; sister of Judy (Charles) Brown of St. Thomas, Roz Sallis of Ottawa, and Paul (Fawn) Andrew of St. Thomas; and by several nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by her brothers Brian Andrew and Michael Andrew.  In keeping with Kathy’s wishes, cremation has taken place.  A Memorial Service will be held at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 2:00pm.  If desired, donations to STEGH Foundation would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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Filed Under: London, Ontario, St. Thomas

CLARK: Harold of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on May 29, 2015

Harold ClarkCLARK– Harold “Hoss” Clark passed away, surrounded by his family at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 in his 81st year. Beloved husband of the late Freda Viola (nee French) Clark (2003) for  42 years.  Dear father of Cindy Clark-Kernohan (Mark) of London, Calvin Clark of St. Thomas, Christina  Clark-Reaume (Brian) of Chatham. Proud Grandpa of Aaron, Amy, Brody, Evan, Max. Regarded by a number of nieces and nephews.  Born in Caradoc township, ON, March 22, 1935, he was the son of the late Nathaniel Clark (1967) and the late Cecile (Brownlee) Clark (1967)  little brother to the late Gerald Clark (1998) (Eva) and Marilyn Lunn (nee Clark) (Jim) (2012).  Harold began working for the C & O Railroad in 1965 and during that time was a Volunteer Firefighter with the Southwold Township Fire Department.  He enjoyed going to garage sales to find unique collectables, working with small engines or anything mechanical, dancing, animals, camping, and first and foremost spending time with his family.  Harold was a member of the Warren Lodge No. 120 A.F. & A.M Fingal.  Friends will be received by the family at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Thursday May 28, 2015 from  2-4 and 7-9 pm.  A Masonic Service under auspice Warren Lodge No. 120 A.F. & A.M. will be held at the funeral home on Thursday at 6:30 pm.  The funeral will be held at the funeral home on Friday, May 29, 2015 at 1:30 pm.  Interment in Fingal Cemetery. If desired, donations to Kidney Cancer Research would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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HONSINGER: James P. of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on May 29, 2015

Jim HonsingerHONSINGER – James Paul of St. Thomas,  passed away at home surrounded by his family, after a lengthy battle with cancer, on May 23, 2015 at the age of 67.  Beloved husband of Wendy Honsinger.  Jim is survived by children Tim Honsinger (Julie Carr) of Hamilton, Jay (Laurie) Honsinger; grandchildren Greg Honsinger (Mary Philbin), Tristan Honsinger, and Taylor Honsinger, all of St. Thomas.  Predeceased by his parents Paul and Shirley Honsinger, and his brother Terry Honsinger.  Jim will be missed by his co-workers at Phil Mauer & Associates in Eden.  He looked forward to his annual Father’s Day round of golf with his sons and grandchildren, as well as travelling with his wife Wendy.  A private family gathering was held at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570), prior to cremation.  Interment of ashes will take place at a later date.  Jim’s family wishes to thank Wendy’s sister and brother-in-law Bev (Bob) Lister, along with his personal caregivers, for their kindness and compassion over the last two years. If desired, donations to STEGH Chemotherapy Unit or the London Regional Cancer Program would be appreciated. Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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Filed Under: London, Ontario, St. Thomas

LYSIUK: Annie (nee Hawryskevich) of Port Stanley, Ont. formerly of Port Dover

Posted by on May 13, 2015

Annie LysiukLYSIUK- Annie Lysiuk (nee Hawryskevich) passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness at Extendicare in Port Stanley on Monday, May 11, 2015 at the age of 90.  Beloved wife of the late Fred Lysiuk (2011).  She is survived by her  children Larry (JoEllen) Lysiuk of Delhi, Lorene (Terry) Heisler of St. Thomas, Lynn (Debra) Lysiuk of St. Thomas; her grandchildren Lance (Laura) Lysiuk of Connecticut, Lee (Alicia) Lysiuk of Indianapolis, Lisa (Rob) Deininger of Orlando, Adele (Adam) Boyn of Oklahoma; and eight great grandchildren.  Annie was born in Lipozits, Ukraine on July 24, 1924, daughter of the late Fred and Nettie Hawryskevich.  Annie and her husband Fred farmed for many years in the Port Dover area; she was also a long time member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in St. Thomas.  Visitation will be held at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Thursday, May 14, 2015 from 3:00 – 7:00 pm, where the funeral service will be held in the chapel on Friday at 3:00 pm.  Interment in South Park Cemetery.   If desired, donations to the It Is Written Canada Program would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com

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KOOPMAN: Meindert of St. Thomas, Ont. formerly of Thamesville

Posted by on May 13, 2015

KOOPMAN pic“Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints.” Psalm 116:15
On Saturday evening, May 9, 2015, Meindert Koopman passed peacefully into eternal glory in his 79th year surrounded by his six children and loved ones at Victoria Hospital in London, Ontario. Our dear Father and Opa will be sorely missed, but we rejoice that our loss is his gain and that now he is enjoying pleasures forevermore at God’s right hand in glory.
Meindert was born in The Netherlands, on October 20, 1936. When he was twelve years old, he immigrated to Canada with his parents and farmed most of his life near Thamesville, Ontario.
Meindert leaves behind his dear wife, Attie (Roffel) Koopman, whom he lovingly cared for at home until this past January 2015 when she took up residence at Valley View Nursing Home.
He also leaves behind his six children and their spouses, grandchildren and great-grandchildren:
Jim & Audrey Koopman – Peter (Andrea), Sam, Naomi, Claire
John & Sue Koopman – Scott & Jen (Jenna-Grace, Owen, Mayelle), Ben, Josh & Naomi, Erin, Caleb
Cindy & James VanderHeide – Brianna & Jacob, Danielle (Matthew), Nicolas, Brayden, Kierra, Kaitlyn, Serena
Carol & Paul Laman – Hadassah, Josiah, Shifrah
Mel & Monica Koopman – Jared, Wyatt, Zoe
Mark & Linda Koopman– Alex, Carsten, Savannah
Also survived by brothers, sisters and in-laws: Tom & Grace Koopman, Marg & Hielkje Zuidema, Grace & John Pennings, Ge Koopman, Harry & Diane Roffel, and Anne Koomans.
Predeceased by his parents, Jacobus & Geertruida Koopman, parent (inlaws) John & Siemkje Roffel as well as brothers, sisters and in-laws: Pearl & George Greevink, John Koopman, Wiecher & Jannie Koopman, Trudy & George Brink, Mabel & John Roffel, and Harry Koomans.
The family expresses heartfelt thanks for the compassionate and outstanding care the medical team from the ICU at Victoria Hospital showed to Dad. Special thanks to nurses Paula and Sandy. Dad also expressed his appreciation for the tender care that Kim Pennings showed to him and mom.
The funeral service will be held Thursday morning at 10:30 am at the Free Reformed Church of St. Thomas (145 St. George Street). His son, Pastor John will officiate. Interment will follow in Elmdale Cemetery.  Visitation at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin St, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer Society or Word &Deed Ministries.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com

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ROBERTS: Margaret Duncan (nee Harper) of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on May 5, 2015

Margaret RobertsROBERTS- Margaret Duncan Roberts (nee Harper) of Valleyview passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 in her 97th year.  She is survived by her loving husband John; her son John (Pattie) Roberts of St. Thomas; her daughter Margaret (Stan) Johnson of Guelph; by her grandchildren Leslie (Dave) Vandenbrink of Sparta, Jennifer (Sean) McMahon of Kitchener, Jason (Lee-Anne) Herbert of Cambridge, and Terri-Lynn (Jeff) Eberle of Glencoe; by nine great grandchildren; her sister Jean (late Robert) Walch of London; sister-in-law Ruth Harper; brother-in-law Jack Riddler; and by many other nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by her brothers Tom and Bill Harper, and sisters Betty Campbell and Lou Riddler.  Margaret was a member of New Vision Community Church, the Valleyview Auxiliary, S.T.E.G.H. Auxiliary, and also enjoyed volunteering at the old Friendship School (now known as the association Community Living Elgin).  Visitation will be held at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 pm, where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 10:00 am.  Interment in Union Cemetery.  If desired, donations to Valleyview Auxiliary would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com

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MOORE: Annie Elizabeth of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on May 5, 2015

MOORE, AnnieMOORE- Annie Elizabeth Moore (nee Forrest) passed away on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital in her 77th year.  Annie is survived by her husband Ronald Moore of St. Thomas; her children Martin Went, Carol (Steve) Dallas, Peter Went, Rose Smith, Betty-Anne (David) Marten, Paul (Melissa) Went, Chris Moore, and Craig Moore; Annie is also survived by her grandchildren, siblings, nieces and nephews.  A private family gathering was held prior to cremation.  Arrangements entrusted to the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com

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