PERFECT: Betty (formerly Armstrong) (nee Johnson) of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on December 19, 2014

Betty PerfectPERFECT - Betty June Perfect (formerly Armstrong) (nee Johnson) passed away surrounded by her family at the St. Thomas – Elgin General Hospital on Friday, December 19, 2014 in her 85th year.  Beloved wife of the late Arnold Perfect (1994).  Betty is survived by her son Daniel (Gayle) Armstrong of Dorchester, her daughter Pattie (John) Roberts of St. Thomas; by her grandchildren Christopher Armstrong of London, Michael (Amanda) Armstrong of London, Leslie (Dave) Vandenbrink of Sparta, and Terri-Lynn (Jeff) Eberle of Glencoe; her eight great grandchildren; by her sister Lorraine (Lyle) Bowes of St. Thomas; nieces Kim (Steve) and Jody.  Predeceased by her sister Sally Sauve (2011).  Visitation will be held at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Tuesday, December 23, 2014 from 12:30 – 1:30pm.  The funeral service will be held in the chapel at 1:30pm.  Interment in Union Cemetery.  If desired, donations to Cystic Fibrosis Canada (London) or Multiple Sclerosis Elgin 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

WYSE: Agnes Nancy (nee Pitblado) of St. Thomas, Ont. formerly of Blenheim

Posted by on December 17, 2014

Nancy Wyse Website PhotoWYSE -  Agnes “Nancy” of St. Thomas, Ontario, formerly of Blenheim, passed away on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at the age of 87.  Nancy is survived by her son, Lachlan Wyse of London; and many family members living in Scotland, England and Ontario.  Predeceased by her husband Alex “Scotty” Wyse (1998); and her son David Wyse (2014).  Nancy had retired after a lengthy career as a banker with CIBC, and as a payroll clerk for W.G. Thompsons in Blenheim.  She was past president of RCL Branch 185 Ladies Auxiliary, a member of Marlborough Chapter I.O.D.E., a former Red Cross Homemaker, and an active member of Knox Presbyterian Church in St. Thomas.  Arrangements entrusted to the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  Interment of ashes at a later date, in Evergreen Cemetery Blenheim.  If desired, memorial donations can be made to the Schizophrenia Society of Ontario.  Personalcondolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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CLINTON: Sheila C. (nee Goddard) of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on December 4, 2014

Sheila ClintonCLINTON- Sheila Clinton (nee Goddard) of St. Thomas passed away peacefully at Caressant Care – Bonnie Place on Saturday, November 29, 2014 in her 81st year.  Beloved wife of the late Donald Clinton (2010).  Sheila is survived by her children Robert (Midori) Clinton of Mexico, Micki (Randal) Armitage, and Karilee (Paul) Nadeau both of British Columbia; her grandchildren Tyson and Meghan Clinton of Montreal, Zachary and Ila Armitage of British Columbia, Heather, Justin, and Ashley Nadeau of British Columbia; two great grandchildren Riley and Bentley; daughter-in-law Nikki (George) Abbott-Hayes of Quebec; sister-in-law Marg Clinton of St. Thomas; and by many other nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by her son Mark Lewis Clinton and by her parents Albert and Erie Goddard.  Sheila was co-owner of Clinton Flowers with her late husband Donald, and was a member of Holy Angels Parish in St. Thomas.  Visitation will be held at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas on Sunday, December 7, 2014 from 2:00 to 4:00pm.  A Memorial Service will take place in the Chapel at the funeral home on Monday at 11:00am.  Interment of ashes at Holy Angels Cemetery.  If desired, donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated.  Special thanks to Brenda and Murray Clunas for all their love and support.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com

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GAGNON: Joseph Gerard of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on December 4, 2014

Joseph GagnonGAGNON - Joseph Gerard of St. Thomas passed away peacefully on December 2, 2014 at the age of 75.  Beloved husband of the late Winnifred Gagnon (2013).  Joe is survived by children Dave Gagnon, Joe Walker both of St. Thomas, Rose-Marie Walker, Paul Kerans both of London; missed by his grandchildren; and number of brothers and sisters in Quebec.  He was a licensed mechanic and owner/operator of a service station and restaurant.  Joe was also a Nato Forces Veteran, having served proudly for three years.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  A Memorial Service will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Victory Branch #317, 311 Oakland Ave, London on Friday, December 19, 2014 at 2:00pm.  Interment of ashes in South Park Cemetery, St. Thomas at a later date.  If desired, donations to the RCL Victory Branch #317 London would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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

MASON: Jerry Mason of Port Stanley, Ont.

Posted by on November 25, 2014

Jerry Mason picMASON – Jerry Mason of Port Stanley passed away in peace and comfort on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at Extendicare – Port Stanley.  Jerry was born in Chatham and lived in Windsor, London and St. Thomas.  He is the best friend of Earl and Shirley Ladouceur for over 40 years and will be missed by Sue and many others whom he had come to know.  Jerry enjoyed sharing his memories and music with those around him.  Special thanks to the hearts and hands of those in all departments at Extendicare, for the respect and care they gave to Jerry over the past year and a half.  You will never know how positively you impacted the final year of his life.  Visitation will be held at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Wednesday, November 26 from 11:00 am- 12:00 pm.  Cremation to follow.  If desired, donations to Extendicare – Port Stanley would be appreciated.  Personal condolences can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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BINKS: Esther Ann (nee Jennings) of Tillsonburg, formerly of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on November 25, 2014

PICBINKS – Esther Ann (nee Jennings) of Tillsonburg, formerly of St. Thomas passed away peacefully on Friday, November 21, 2014 at the age of 81. Beloved wife of the late Dalton Binks (2012); loving mother of Michael Binks of Regina, Sask., Geri Lynn (Christopher) Binks-Wallis of Dashwood, Steven (Giselle) Binks of British Columbia, and Patricia Ann (Barry) Roth of Tillsonburg. Esther is also survived by her grandchildren Richard Roth and Amanda Roth; her brothers Douglas Jennings, Roy (Pat) Jennings; sister-in-law Verna Jennings; and by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her brother Ray Jennings and her parents Roy and Lila Jennings. Esther enjoyed volunteering at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, crafting and quilting at Knox Presbyterian Church in St. Thomas, and was a devoted wife and mother. Visitation will be held at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Thursday, November 27, 2014 from 7:00 – 9:00pm. The memorial service will be held in the chapel on Friday at 11:00 am. If desired, donations to Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital, Canadian Cancer Society or the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com

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WALKER: Judge Douglas Walker of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on November 17, 2014

Douglas Walker WALKER - Judge John Douglas Ryerson Walker of St. Thomas passed away peacefully surrounded by his family, at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on November 16, 2014, in his 80th year.  Beloved husband of the late Lois Anne Walker (nee Crandon) (2006).  Doug is survived by children Doug (Ann) Walker of St. Thomas and Wade (Charlene) Walker of Sparta; grandchildren Jace, Chad, Taryn, Kayla.   Doug retired after a long and honourable career in the legal field beginning as lawyer and retiring from the bench as Judge. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  In keeping with his wishes, cremation has taken place.  There will be a Celebration of Doug’s life at the St. Thomas Golf & Country Club, 42325 Sparta Line, Union from 5:00 to 7:00pm on Monday, November 24, 2014.   If desired, donations to St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital Foundation or the St. Thomas Salvation Army would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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DILLON-ROBINETTE: Maurice of St. Thomas, Ont. and formerly Timmins

Posted by on November 11, 2014

Maurice Dillon-RobinetteDILLON-ROBINETTE: Maurice Dillon-Robinette, Perfect Husband of Lorretta, passed away holding the hand of his heartbroken wife, on November 10, 2014.  Maurice is survived by his best friend and loving wife Lorretta Dillon Robinette; his children Joseph S. Robinette and his son Nathan, and Angie (Ivan) Desjardins all of Timmins; his sister Adele (Leslie) Street of Streetsville; his brothers Pierre of Timmins, Louis of Mississauga, Leon (Judy) of Timmins, Robert (Nicky) of Timmins; sisters-in-law Lori Robinette of Scarborough, Cynthia Marshall of Ottawa, Dianne O’Neill of Tecumseh; brother-in-law John (Joanne) Dillon of Virden, MB; and many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his parents Delphis and Irene Robinette and by his brothers Andre and Jacques.  Maurice was a very gifted old-fashioned scratch baker.  He worked many enjoyable years for Sevy Pizzale at International Bakery in Timmins.  Maurice was also an entrepreneur.  He owned a taxi business in Timmins before relocating to St. Thomas where he opened Maurice’s Fresh Pasta and Bake Shop with his wife Lorretta.  Maurice will be sadly missed by his family and friends, and all those who had the privilege of knowing this amazing man.  “Maurice, you were a blessing in my life, thank you for loving me.” ~ Lorretta.  Visitation will be held at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Friday from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 pm.  Parish prayers will be recited at 4:00 pm.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Angels Parish on Saturday at 10:00 am.  Cremation to follow.  If desired, donations to Holy Angels – Restoration Fund would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com

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KNEESHAW: Carolyn G. of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on November 11, 2014

Carolyn KneeshawKNEESHAW, Carolyn – Peacefully, in her 73rd year.   Carolyn passed away on Sunday, November 9, 2014, at the Valleyview Home in St. Thomas.  Carolyn was the devoted wife and best friend of Ray Kneeshaw.  Loving mother of Rob Kneeshaw of London and Dan Kneeshaw and his wife Melissa of St. Thomas, and loving and devoted grandmother of Jamie and Arlen.  Survived by her sister, Sheila Leibold and her husband Al of Birmingham, MI; and by her nephews Mark Leibold and his wife Jackie of Easthampton, MA and Ross Leibold of Troy, MI.  Predeceased by her father Carl Brown and mother Clara Brown (nee Lineham).  Carolyn worked at the St. Thomas Public Library for 26 years as the Chief Librarian and CEO.   Visitation will be held at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 pm.  The funeral service will be held at St. Thomas Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) 451 Wellington Street, St. Thomas on Thursday at 11:00 am.  Interment to follow at Elmdale Memorial Park Cemetery.  If desired, donations to the St. Thomas Public Library, Valleyview Home, or the Alzheimer Society of Elgin-St. Thomas or a charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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Filed Under: London, Ontario, St. Thomas

MACPHERSON: David A. H. of London, and formerly St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on November 5, 2014

MACPHERSON - David Alexander Herbert of London, formerly St. Thomas, passed away suddenly at the age of 72.  Beloved father of Dave (Lara) MacPherson and grandfather of Aiden and Ali, all of St. Thomas; brother of Ron MacPherson of London. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  A graveside memorial service will be held at the Old St. Thomas Churchyard Cemetery on Monday, November 10, 2014 at 11:00am.  If desired, donations to a charity of your choice 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

SPENCE: Penny M. (Sullivan) of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on October 29, 2014

Penny SpenceSPENCE- Penny Spence (nee Sullivan) passed away with her family by her side at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Sunday, October 26, 2014 at the age of 66.  She is now together with her beloved husband Bill, who passed away in 2013.  Penny is survived by her loving daughter Colleen Spence of St. Thomas; her grandchildren, who she helped raise and treated like her own children, Riley Spence and Jarod Colwell of St. Thomas; by her brother Tom (Hope) Sullivan of Komoka; brother-in-law John (Viv) Spence of Londesboro; sisters-in-law Gus (Bill) Minnice and Joan Warnica both of London; her special extended family Judy Birtch and Bernie St. Jean of St. Thomas; many nieces and nephews; her grand puppy Axel; and her nursing sisterhood.  Penny worked as an RPN in the CCU at St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital.  Visitation will be held at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 from 2:00 – 4:00 & 7:00 – 9:00 pm.  The funeral service will take place in the chapel on Thursday at 12:00 pm.  Cremation to follow.  If desired, donations to #741-Elgin Royal Canadian Air Cadets Squadron, or the Canadian Cancer Society – Colorectal or Liver Cancer Research 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

BOL: Johannes ‘John’ of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on October 1, 2014

BOL - Johannes Jacobus “John” Bol of St. Thomas passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at the age of 90.  Beloved husband of the late Tina Van Meppelen Scheppink (2008).  John is survived by children Elly (Paul) May of London, Jack (Debbie) Bol of Florida, John (Liz) Bol of London; grandchildren Sherry (Larry) Chambers of Simcoe, Nicholas (Melissa) May of Toronto, Paula (Jimmy) Meldrum of St. Thomas, Amey Bol, Amanda Bol, Chris Bol, Kathryn Bol, Rebecca Bol all of London; great-grandchildren Colton and Elisha Chambers, Madyson Bol; two sisters in Holland; and brother-in-law Jerry Van Meppelen Scheppink.  John had retired as an X-ray Technician at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital, and was a member of the Free Reformed Church of St. Thomas.  Visitation will be held at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 11:00am to 1:00pm, where the funeral service will be held in the chapel at 1:00pm.  Interment in Elmdale Cemetery.  If desired, donations to the Free Reformed Church of St. Thomas 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

TRIVETT: Maureen of Port Stanley, Ont.

Posted by on September 18, 2014

TRIVETT - Maureen Trivett (nee Lucey) of Port Stanley passed away peacefully on September 16, 2014 at the age of 75.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  Maureen is predeceased by her parents Timothy and Dorothy Lucey.  A memorial service will be held at Extendicare Port Stanley on Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 1:00pm.  Interment of ashes at a later date.  Personal condolences made be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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Filed Under: London, Ontario, St. Thomas

NEWSON: Barbara June (nee Williams) of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on September 15, 2014

Newson Web PhotoNEWSON- Barbara June Newson (nee Williams) passed away after a courageous battle with cancer at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at the age of 82.  Barb is survived by her loving husband Ray; her children Rick (Judy) Newson, June (Dave) MacDonald, and Jo (Verne) Purvis; grandchildren Ryan (Michele) Newson, Gregg (Mary) Newson, and Eric Newson (Alishia Ivany), Derek (Caitlyn) MacDonald and Darren MacDonald; Cheryl (Josh) Balsdon and Stacie (Josh) Hearn; by her great grandchildren Brinley, Brooke, Caleb, Liam, Olivia, Leah, Henry, and Logan.  Predeceased by her parents George and Nellie Williams, her sister Louise and her brother Lawrence.  Barb was retired from St. Thomas Public Utilities and was a member of Central United Church, Wo-He-Lo, I.O.D.E. – Stirling Chapter, and Belmont Golf Club.  In addition to her beautiful blue eyes, Barb will be remembered for her ever present smile and her positive attitude.  Visitation will be held at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 pm, where the funeral will be held in the chapel on Wednesday at 11:00 am.  Interment in Elmdale Memorial Park Cemetery on a later date.  If desired, donations to S.T.E.G.H -Building Fund or Central United Church – Roof Fund 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

BERRYHILL: Veda (nee Stuart) of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on September 4, 2014

Veda Berryhill

BERRYHILL - Veda (nee Stuart ) of St. Thomas passed away peacefully on September 1, 2014 at the age of 96.  Beloved wife of the late Cloyd Berryhill.  Veda is survived by nephew James (Isobel) Stuart of Henderson, Nevada; niece Marilyn (Meryl) Klein of Clinton Township, Michigan; great nephew David (Sherry) Harris; and dear friends Mike and Bonnie Cowan of Wallacetown.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  A public graveside memorial service will be held at South Park Cemetery 309 Sunset Dr., St. Thomas on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 2:00pm.  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

SIMPSON: Daniel Michael of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on August 28, 2014

Dan Simpson WebSIMPSON - Daniel Michael of St. Thomas passed away peacefully on August 27, 2014 at the age of 64.  Beloved husband of Pamela Simpson. Daniel is survived by siblings Adele Gibbins (the late Jack) of Mississauga, Terry (Lucy) Simpson of Mississauga, Robert (Gwyn) Simpson of Belleville.  Special nephew Joshua Johnson, and many loved nieces and nephews.  A Memorial Service will take place at St. Thomas Pentecostal Assembly 144 Wellington Street, St. Thomas on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 11:30am. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  If desired, donations to St. Thomas Pentecostal Assembly or the Diabetes Association 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

PRANCE: John Alexander of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on August 26, 2014

John Prance editedPRANCE- John Alexander passed away at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at the age of 75.  John is survived by his loving wife Judy; his children John (Clarende) Prance of Calgary, Angela (Gord) Blackman of St. Thomas, and Dennis (Carla) Prance of London; grandchildren Jackson, Duncan, Benjamin, Allie, Kenda and Jordan; by four great grandchildren; his sister Hazel (Mark) Sims of St. Thomas; brother Ron (Luanne) Prance of St. Thomas; brother-in-law Clancy MacCallum of St. Thomas; and many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his parents Norman and Margaret Prance.  John worked as a machinist at B&M Auto Supply (NAPA Auto Parts) and enjoyed racing at St. Thomas Speedway Park.   A private family gathering was held prior to cremation at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  A family graveside service will be held at Cowal-McBride Cemetery.  If desired, donations to S.T.E.G.H.-Chemotherapy Department would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com

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LISCOMBE: Deborah Lee of London, Ont.

Posted by on August 22, 2014

LISCOMBE - Deborah Lee of London passed away unexpectedly, at the age of 51.  Beloved wife of John.  Adored mother of Sarah (Jeff) Jackson of St. Thomas, and John Liscombe of London.   Sadly missed by grandchildren Meredith, Kenadie and Zachary.  Visitation will be held at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 from 12:30 to 1:30pm, with the Memorial Service taking place in the chapel at 1:30.  Interment of ashes at a later date.  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

SMITH: Beverly Anne (nee Silverthorn) of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on August 21, 2014

Bev SmithSMITH - Beverly Anne (nee Silverthorn) of St. Thomas passed away peacefully on August 21, 2014 at the age of 69.  Beloved wife of Ken Smith.  Bev is survived by children Jeff (Robyn) Smith of St. Thomas, Leanne (Mark) Wideman of Lefroy; grandchildren Brandon (Brianne) Smith, Justin Smith, Nathan Smith, Emily Wideman; sister Glenda (Cliff) Dunkeld, brothers-in-law Glenn (Judy) Smith, Eldon (Shirley) Smith; and by nieces and nephews Sue (Bill), Heather (George), Janet (Mark), Kevin (Janice), Katherine (Todd), Adam (Rebekah), Bryan (Elizabeth), and Michelle (Martin).  Predeceased by nephew Kent Dunkeld.  Bev had worked in the banking industry for many years and was an active member of Faith Church.  Visitation will be held at Faith Church 345 Fairview Ave, St. Thomas on Monday, August 25 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00pm. A private funeral service will take place on Tuesday, with cremation to follow.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570). Interment at Heise Hill Cemetery at a later date.  If desired, donations to Faith Church 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

CHILDS: Janet L. (nee Dunlop) of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on August 20, 2014

Janet ChildsCHILDS- Janet Childs passed away at the St. Thomas -Elgin General Hospital on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at the age of 60.  Janet is survived by her husband Jeff of St. Thomas; her children Erin McCraney of Calgary, Alberta, Scott (Amber) McCraney and their children Landen and Briar of Listowel, Shawn Emerson of Owen Sound, and Tara Childs of Owen Sound; her sister Laurie (Charlie) Mungar of St. Thomas; and by her brother Peter Dunlop of Lyons.  Predeceased by her parents Alfred and Barbara Dunlop.  Janet worked as a nurse at Elgin Manor.  Arrangements entrusted to the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  Cremation has taken place and a private graveside service will be held in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London on a later date.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com

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WYSE: David of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on August 6, 2014

WYSE -  David Wyse passed away at his residence in St. Thomas on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at the age of 55.  David is survived by his loving mother Nancy and his brother Lachlan.  Cremation has taken place.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  A celebration of David’s life will take place at the Princess Banquet Hall, 18 Princess Ave., St. Thomas on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 2:00pm.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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BISHOP: Dorothy Ellen (nee Oliver) of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on July 31, 2014

BISHOP – Dorothy Ellen (nee Oliver) of St. Thomas, Ont. passed away peacefully at Caressant Care – Mary Bucke on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at the age of 82.  Beloved wife of Jim Bishop.  Dorothy is survived by children Fred (Ann) Bishop of St. Thomas, Keith (Linda) Bishop of Cambridge, Rick Bishop (Colleen) of Glencoe, Ron (Tammy) Bishop of Durham, and Roy (Cathy) Bishop of British Columbia.  Dorothy will be missed by her ten grandchildren and many great grandchildren.  She is also survived by three sisters and two brothers-in-law in England, and many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by her son Tony Bishop, and her daughter Elizabeth Bishop.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  In keeping with Dorothy’s wishes, cremation has taken place.  A Memorial Service will be held at the Highland Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in London, at a later date.  If desired, donations to Highland Kingdom Hall would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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GRAVES: Marcia Yvonne (nee Hughes) of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on July 31, 2014

GRAVES – Marcia Yvonne Graves (nee Hughes) of Caressant Care-Mary Buck in St. Thomas passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at the age of 89.   Survived by sons Richard and David.   A graveside service will take place at 3:00pm in Woodland Cemetery 493 Springbank Dr, London on Friday, August 15, 2014.   Arrangements have been entrusted to the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  Personal condolences to the family can be sent to www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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THERRIEN: Gisele of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on July 30, 2014

Gisele TherrienTHERRIEN - Marie Gisèle Francoise (nee Thibeault) of St. Thomas passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at the age of 81.  Beloved wife of Emile Therrien.  Adored mother of Jean-Guy Therrien, Daniel (Bonnie) Therrien, Michel Therrien, Angèle (Richard) Luce, Sylvie MacIntyre, Denis (Joanne) Therrien.  Proud grandmother of 14 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.  Also missed by siblings Bernadette (René) Grenier, Anne Marie (Sylvio) Thibeault, Gaston (Marcelle) Thibault, Irené (Marie Laure) Thibeault; and by many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by many brothers and sisters.  Gisèle enjoyed organizing bus trips and volunteering at La Place Concorde in Windsor, and swimming at the YMCA in St. Thomas.  She was also a member of Holy Angels Parish.  Visitation will be held at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00pm, with parish prayers at 4:00pm.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Angels Parish 502 Talbot Street, St Thomas on Thursday at 10:00am.  Cremation to follow.  If desired, donations to the London Regional Cancer Program would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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ASHFIELD: Roy of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on July 24, 2014

Roy AshfieldASHFIELD – Roy of St. Thomas, gone from life but now with his Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, “a win, win situation”, on July 24, 2014 at the age of 69.  Beloved husband of Anne Ashfield (nee Heiskanen).  Roy is survived by children Eric (Carrie) Ashfield of Toronto, Kristina (Neal) Campbell of Waterloo; grandchildren Declan Ashfield, Riley Ashfield, Jonam Campbell, Evan Campbell; and sister Patricia Hill of Toronto.   Roy had worked for Weatherhead, as a machinist and retired as a supervisor.  He was a member of Faith Baptist Church.  In keeping with his wishes, Roy’s body has been received by the University of Toronto for anatomical study.  Arrangements are entrusted to the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  A memorial service will take place at a later date.  If desired, donations to the London Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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