LEROY, Lucette M. – of Woodstock formerly of Brantford

Posted by on January 5, 2014

LEROY, Lucette – Peacefully at Woodstock General Hospital, on Thursday, January 2, 2014, Lucette Madeline Leroy (nee Ginet) of Woodstock  in her 82nd year.  .  Beloved wife of the late Cesar Leroy (2012) for 63 years.  Mother of the late Alain Leroy, Micheline Medve (Leslie) of Windham Centre, Jacqueline Leroy (Carlos Benchimol) of Toronto, Laurette Leroy of Woodstock, Diane Zandbergen (Jerry) of Brantford, and Luc Leroy (Dee) of Trenton.  Grandmother of Dominicque Leroy, Adam Seewald, Elliot Benchimol-Leroy, Stephanie Medve, Leslie Medve, Christine Perssia, Stacey Perssia, the late Sean Leroy, David Leroy, and Jonathan Leroy.  Great grandmother of Alexis Leroy, Alexis Benchimol-Leroy, Madison White, Daemon Leroy, Ethan Klerk and Parker Medve.  Also remembered by her adopted daughter Therese Sabourin.  A Memorial Mass will be held at Holy Trinity Catholic Parish, 1420 Devonshire Ave, Woodstock on Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 12:30 pm.  If desired, memorial donations to Holy Trinity Building Fund or Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation  would be appreciated and may be arranged through the SMITH-LEROY FUNERAL HOME, Woodstock, (519) 537-3611.  Personal condolences may also be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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Filed Under: Brantford, Woodstock

FLEET: Donna I. (Walker) of Woodstock

Posted by on January 5, 2014

FLEET, Donna – Passed away suddenly at University Hospital in London on Friday, January 3, 2014, Donna Iris Fleet (nee Walker) of Woodstock in her 81st year.  Beloved wife of the late James Fleet (2000).  Loving mother of David Fleet and his wife Lorrie of Woodstock, Sandy VanHorne and her husband Phil of St. Thomas, and John Fleet and his wife Kathy of Woodstock.  She will be missed by her grandchildren Angela (Tim), Mathew, Sarah (Tony); their 4 children, Tammy (Jeff); their two children, Lacey (Matt); their two children, Turner and Mackenzie.  Fondly remembered by her brother Wayne Walker his wife Shirley of Woodstock as well as her nephews Warren and Dean and their families.  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LEROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington St, North, Woodstock, for a visitation on Tuesday from 1-3 PM.   A funeral service will be held in the chapel at 3 PM.  Spring interment will take place in the Presbyterian Cemetery, Woodstock.  If desired, memorial donations to Operation Sharing or A.R.F. (Animal Rescue Foundation) would be appreciated. Smith-LeRoy  519-537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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Filed Under: Kitchener, St. Thomas, Woodstock

DEAN, Kelly- of Woodstock

Posted by on January 3, 2014

DEAN, Kelly – Passed away suddenly at his residence on Wednesday, January 1, 2014, Larry Kelly Jerome Dean of Woodstock in his 52nd year.  Dear father or David Dean of Woodstock, Jesse Dean of Woodstock and Lauren Dean of Woodstock.  Proud grandpa of Dylon, Raven, Kylee and Delson.  Fondly remembered by his siblings Terry Maracle (Carole) of London, Pamela Dean of Byron and Jim Dean (Carol) of Woodstock as well as his step-brother Billy Dickinson of Burford.  Predeceased by his parents Larry and Phyllis (nee Hill) Dean.  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington St, North, Woodstock, on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 for visitation from 2 -3 PM.  A memorial service will be held in the chapel at 3 PM.  If desired, memorial donations to Operation Sharing would be appreciated. Smith-LeRoy  519-537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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Filed Under: Brantford, Woodstock

PACHECO, Luciano D. – of Woodstock

Posted by on January 2, 2014

PACHECO, Luciano – Suddenly at Woodstock General Hospital on Thursday, January 2, 2014, Luciano Duarte Pacheco of Woodstock in his 57th year.  Beloved son of Maria (nee Melo) and late Arthur Pacheco.  Sadly missed by his 5 sisters and 2 brothers.  Also lovingly remembered by his many nieces and nephews.  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Sunday, 2:00-4:00 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Mass at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 1420 Devonshire Avenue, Woodstock will be said on Monday, January 6, 2014 at 10:00 am with Father Rick Dales as celebrant.  Interment in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in the spring.  If desired, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated.  Smith-LeRoy, (519) 537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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Filed Under: Woodstock

KING, Russell H. of Woodstock

Posted by on January 2, 2014

KING, Russell – Passed away suddenly at Woodstock General Hospital on Thursday, January 2, 2014, Russell Herbert King of Woodstock in his 61st year.  Beloved husband of Judy King (nee Kingsbury).  Loving father of Russell J. King (Charlene) and Mellissa King all of Woodstock.  Cherished Grandpa of Kurt King-Dahl and Lola King.  Dear brother of Elaine Sipley (Robert) of Long Point.  Survived by his parents-in-law Russell and Martha Kingsbury of Woodstock.   Brother–in-law of David Kingsbury and Linda Stewart (Jim).  Russell is predeceased by his parents Robert and Doris (nee Kipp) King and his brother Robert King.   He will be sadly missed by his boxer Ginger.  Russell was a realtor in Woodstock for 40 years and was an avid gardener. All arrangements are private. If desired, memorial donations to Operation Sharing would be appreciated. SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington St, N, Woodstock, ON, N4S 6P7, 519-537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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Filed Under: Woodstock

GARD, George E. of Woodstock

Posted by on January 2, 2014

GARD, George – At the Woodstock Hospital on Monday, December 30, 2013, after celebrating his 93rd birthday on the previous day, George Edward Gard of Woodingford Lodge passed away.   Beloved husband of the late Martha “Mona” Gard (nee O’Sullivan).  Dear father of William Gard (Holly), Robert Gard, Dorothy Bisland and Cathleen Buchner (Owen).  Cherished grandfather of Teresa Gard (Wilmer Gomez), Edward Gard (Gabrielle), Kathryn Bisland (Fraser Firth), Sean Buchner (Michelle Yanes), Owen Buchner (Michelle) and Aaron Buchner (Rebecca).  Great grandfather to Alex Gard and Emry Buchner.  Brother of Dorothy Day and the late Donald Gard and a friend to Laurel Brown.  George was a long-time resident of Woodstock and an RCAF veteran of World War II.  A private family service will be held at the SMITH-LEROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington St, North, Woodstock.  Interment in the North Embro Cemetery. If so desired, memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society of Oxford would be appreciated. Smith-LeRoy  519-537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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Filed Under: Woodstock

POTTER, Jennifer D. (Janssen) of Woodstock

Posted by on December 28, 2013

POTTER, Jennifer – Passed away at her residence on Thursday, December 26, 2013, Jennifer Dianne Potter (nee Janssen) of Woodstock in her 36th year.  Loving daughter of the late Jack (2005) and Linda Janssen of Ingersoll.  Dear wife of Barrie Potter of Woodstock.  Beloved mother of Mackenzie Nguyen and Hunter Potter.  Lovingly remembered by her sister Lisa Janssen of Ingersoll and her brother Darren Janssen (Diane) of Ingersoll.  Daughter-in-law of Barrie Potter Sr. and the late Peggy Potter (2006).  Jennifer will be missed by her many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.  A private graveside service will be held in the spring at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Ingersoll.  If desired, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated. SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME,   519-537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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Filed Under: London, Woodstock

McKERRAL, Jerry of Woodstock

Posted by on December 28, 2013

McKERRAL,  Jerry – Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family at Woodstock General Hospital on Friday, December 27, 2013, Gerald Leslie McKerral of Woodstock in his 78th year.  Beloved husband of Diane McKerral (nee Frocklage) for 56 years.  Loving father of Michael McKerral (Rachel) of Garson, ON, Patricia McKerral (Paul Mansz) of Rothsey, New Brunswick, Jill Cowie of Fredericton, New Brunswick, Ann Nicholls (Tim) of Woodstock, and Linda McKerral (Scott Strandberg) of Flourtown, Pennsylvania.   Loving grandfather to 15 grandchildren.   Also lovingly remembered by his sisters Jean VanDamme and Rosemary George (Brian) both of Woodstock.  Predeceased by his parents Leslie and Kathleen (nee McMahon) McKerral and a brother Joseph McKerrel. Fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews. Jerry enjoyed a long career in labour relations, and was the founding president of the Rotary Club of Woodstock-Oxford.  He always looked forward to his weekly pool games at the Woodstock Navy Club.  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Monday, 2-4 & 7-9 pm.  A funeral Mass will be held at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 1420 Devonshire Avenue, Woodstock on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 11 am.  A spring interment will be held in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.  If desired, memorial donations to the Holy Trinity Building Fund  would be appreciated. Smith-LeRoy  519-537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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CREAMER, Carl of Woodstock

Posted by on December 18, 2013

 

CREAMER, Carl – At Woodstock General Hospital on Tuesday, December 17, 2013, Carl Creamer of Woodstock in his 88th year.  Beloved husband of the late Freda Creamer (nee Harcourt) (2008).  Loving father of Carla Phillips (Dave) of London and John Creamer of Guelph.  Dear grandfather of Andrew Phillips (Alison), Daniel Phillips (Meghan), Stephanie Creamer and Jennifer Creamer.  Great grandpa of Owen and Taylor Phillips.  Carl will be missed by his many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his parents John and Doris Creamer (nee Goldham), and his sister Kathryn (Baetz) Pehomey.  Carl was a member of the Mercer Wilson Lodge # 678.  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Friday from 7-9 pm.  A Masonic Service will be held on Friday evening at 6:30 pm under the auspices of Mercer Wilson Lodge # 678.  Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 2 pm.  Interment in the Baptist Cemetery in the spring.  If desired, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated. Smith-LeRoy  519-537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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Filed Under: Brantford, Guelph, London, Woodstock

RABIDEAU, Beverley of Woodstock

Posted by on December 12, 2013

RABIDEAU, Beverley – With her loving daughter at her side at Caressant Care Nursing Home, Woodstock on Wednesday, December 11, 2013, Beverley Ann Lois Rabideau (nee Loughran) in her 76th year.  Beloved mother of Darlene Cunningham and her partner Mike Stacey of Woodstock. Loving grandmother of Ryan Cunningham of Brantford and Alicia Cunningham of Strathroy and great grandmother of Syrus and Slayton Cunningham.  Dear sister to Sylvia Ropp of Listowel and Murray Loughran of Palmerston.  Fondly remembered by her many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Colonel Loughran and Margaret Loughran (nee Stenson), as well as her siblings Gloria, Jewel, Carl, Neil, Maxwell and Les. Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Thursday, December 19, 2013 from 10-11 am.  Memorial service will be held in the chapel at 11 am.  If desired, memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society of Oxford or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Smith-LeRoy  519-537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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Filed Under: London, Ontario, Woodstock

EARL, Edward R- of Woodstock

Posted by on December 6, 2013

EARL, Edward – Suddenly at his residence on Thursday, December 5, 2013, Edward Robert Earl of Woodstock in his 79th year. Husband of Audrey Earl (nee More) of Woodstock.  Dear father of Deborah Robbins (Larry) of Mt. Brydges, Sherry Turek (Henry), Annette Cooper (late Brad 2011), Edward Earl (Sandy) all of Woodstock and Everett Earl (Elizabeth) of Thamesford.  Beloved grandfather of many grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.  Lovingly remembered by his sister Patricia Smith of Toronto, as well as several nieces, nephews and extended family.   Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 from 2-4 pm.  A service of remembrance will follow in the chapel at 4 pm.  If desired, memorial donations to the VON Sakura House would be appreciated. Smith-LeRoy  519-537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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WALKER, Sharlynn L (Falkins) of Woodstock

Posted by on November 28, 2013

WALKER, Sharlynn  – Surrounded by her loving family at Sakura House on Wednesday, November 27, 2013, Sharlynn Louise Walker (nee Falkins) of Woodstock in her 65th year.  Cherished wife of David Walker for 44 years. Beloved mother of Dave Walker Jr, (fiancée Crystal Rodgers) of Woodstock, and Susie Shapton (Shawn) of Woodstock.  Loving nana of Cole and Justin Walker and Natalie and Ben Shapton.  Dear daughter of Jack and the late Marjorie Falkins (2006) of Sault Ste. Marie.  Also lovingly remembered by her sister Cheryl McMillan (Tom) of Woodstock and brothers Jack Falkins of Woodstock and Jim Falkins (Jennifer) of Echo Bay; as well as several nieces and nephews.  Sharlynn will be missed by her Vuteq family.  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Monday, December 2, 2-4 and 7-9 pm.  A Service of Remembrance will be held in the chapel on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 11:00 am. with Rev. Jane Van Patter officiating.   Interment in Oxford Memorial Park Cemetery.  If desired, memorial donations to the VON Sakura House or Woodstock General Hospital would be appreciated. Smith-LeRoy  519-537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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Filed Under: London, Woodstock

BICKELL, Velma M of Woodstock,

Posted by on November 21, 2013

BICKELL, Velma – Peacefully at Caressant Care on Thursday, November 21, 2013, Velma May Bickell of Woodstock in her 87th year.  Daughter of the late Howard and May Bickell (nee Reason).  Dear sister of Don (Marg) Bickell of Port Franks and Marion (Ron) Church of St. Williams.  Remembered by her sister-in-law Rita Bickell of Chippewa.  Also lovingly remembered by her many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by her brother Bill (1999) and  sister Helen (2004) .  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Sunday, November 24, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm with the funeral service in the chapel at 3:00 pm with Rev. Maya Landell officiating.  Interment in the Presbyterian Cemetery at a later date.  If desired, memorial donations to the Woodstock Hospital Foundation would be appreciated and may be arranged through Smith-LeRoy Funeral Home, 519-537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com.

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Filed Under: London, Simcoe, Woodstock

ASPDEN, KEITH, of Woodstock

Posted by on November 18, 2013

 

ASPDEN, Keith – With great courage and surrounded by his loving family, Keith Allan Aspden passed away at the Woodstock Hospital on Sunday, November 17, 2013 in his 69th year.  Loving husband for 50 years of Gloria (Noiles) Aspden.  Dearest dad to Tracey Thompson (Carl) of Woodstock, Allan Aspden (Theresa) of Woodstock, Melissa Aspden of Woodstock, Joseph Aspden (Karen) of Oakville and Amanda Aspden (fiance Steve Pounder) of Thornhill.  Special papa to Meghan, Christopher, Christina, Allan Jr., Michael, Keith Jr., Stephen, Andrew, Luke, Joshua and Sarah.  Keith will be missed by his brother Jack Aspden of Port Bruce and his sister A. Caren Bright of Woodstock.  Also survived by a sister-in-law Darlene Aspden of St. Thomas and several nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his parents Joseph and Doris (Brooks) Aspden and brothers Vincent, Kenneth and Victor Aspden.  The family would like to thank the staff of the palliative care unit at the Woodstock Hospital for all their support and care and the dignity they showed toward our dad, papa, brother and husband through this difficult time.  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Friday, November 22, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm and on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at Dundas Street United Church, 285 Dundas Street, Woodstock from 1 pm until the time of the funeral service at 2 pm. Rev. Bonnie Pilkey will officiate.  Interment at Harley Cemetery at a later date.  If desired, memorial donations to the Woodstock Hospital Foundation would be appreciated. Smith-LeRoy, (519) 537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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Filed Under: London, Woodstock

SMITH: Ian V. of Woodstock

Posted by on November 18, 2013

SMITH, Ian – After a courageous battle with cancer, Ian Vigus Smith passed away peacefully at Sakura House on Sunday, November 17, 2013.  Beloved husband for 48 years of Cheryle (Graham) Smith.  Loving father of Sherry Smith (John Spaleta) of Woodstock, Ian Smith (Sheri) of Woodstock and Shawn Smith of Toronto.  Cherished papa of Andrew, Joshua, Lindsay, Ian, Isaac, Nikolai and step-papa of Tara-Lynn and Jeffrey.  Loving brother of Lennie Smith (Helen) of Michigan, USA and Fran Petrie (John) of Chesley.  Also survived by a brother-in-law Murray Graham (Sheila) of Beachville.  Predeceased by his parents Richard and Jean (Vigus) Smith, a sister-in-law Betty Smith and a brother-in-law Billy Graham.  Private family funeral arrangements.  If desired, memorial donations to the V.O.N. Sakura House would be appreciated and may be arranged through the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, Woodstock, (519) 537-3611.  Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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Filed Under: Woodstock

SUMMERHAYES, Loretta (Carroll) of London,

Posted by on November 12, 2013

SUMMERHAYES, Loretta  – At University Hospital, London, on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, Loretta Gail Summerhayes (nee Carroll) of London in her 52nd year.  Dear daughter of Alice Carroll of Woodstock.  Beloved mother of Denise King of Hamilton, the late Tara Smith and Lyndsay Smith of Woodstock.  Grandmother of Gage and Taylor Ellis.  Also remembered by her brothers and sisters.  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Thursday, November 14, 2013 from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm for a funeral liturgy in the chapel at 12:30 pm with Father Rick Dales.  Cremation to follow.  If desired, memorial donations to the Kidney Foundation of Canada would be appreciated. Smith-LeRoy, (519) 537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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Filed Under: London, Woodstock

COOPER: Betty J. (Talbot) of Woodstock

Posted by on November 9, 2013

COOPER, Betty  – Suddenly at her residence on Friday, November 8,  2013, Betty Jean Cooper (neeTalbot) of Woodstock in her 63rd year.  Loving wife of 42 years to Don Cooper.  Dear sister of Linda Crawford, Janet Talbot (Alec), Karen Talbot-Cunningham (Ed), late Mark Talbot (2013) (Deb), Irene Talbot-Dorsman (Jeff) and sister-in-law of Janet Robb (Steve), all of the Woodstock area.  Also lovingly remembered by her many nieces and nephews. Private family funeral  arrangements.  If desired, memorial donations to Operation Sharing would be appreciated and may be made through the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, Woodstock, (519) 537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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Filed Under: Woodstock

GERRISH, Jean M (Trudel) of Woodstock

Posted by on November 4, 2013

GERRISH, Jean  – At Woodstock General Hospital on Monday, November 4,  2013, Jean Marie Gerrish (neeTrudel) of Woodstock in her 84th year.  Beloved mother of Emile Cliche (Anne) and André Cliche (Anne) all of Woodstock. Loving grandmother of Victoria Cliche (Jaymie), Aaron Cliche (Kelly), Chantel Cliche, Paul Cliche (Kristen) and Michelle Cliche (Ed) and great grandmother of Liam and Abbey.  Also lovingly remembered by her many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband Jack Gerrish (1981). Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Wednesday, 7-9 pm.  Funeral Mass at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 1420 Devonshire Avenue, Woodstock on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 11 am.  Interment in Oxford Memorial Park  Cemetery.  If desired, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated. Smith-LeRoy, (519) 537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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Filed Under: Woodstock

PACHECO, Noe of Woodstock

Posted by on November 2, 2013

PACHECO, Noe – Suddenly at Woodstock General Hospital on Friday, November 1,  2013,  Noe Antonio Pacheco of Woodstock in his 89th year.  Beloved husband of Leonor (nee Correia).  Dear father of Tony Pacheco (Lisete), Francisca Pacheco (Joe) and Nelia Soares (Bill).  Loving grandfather of 7 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter.  Also lovingly remembered by his sister Odilia Correia.  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Monday, 2:30-4:30 pm (note time) and 7-9 pm.  Parish prayers at the funeral home on Monday at 4:00 pm.  Funeral Mass at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 1420 Devonshire Avenue, Woodstock on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 11:00 am.    Interment in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.  If desired, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.  Smith-LeRoy, (519) 537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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Filed Under: Woodstock

PARKER, Percy of Tavistock, formerly of Woodstock

Posted by on October 31, 2013

PARKER, Percy – Peacefully at People Care Centre, Tavistock on Thursday, October 31, 2013, Percy Parker formerly of Woodstock in his 95th year.  Beloved husband of Jean Parker (nee Bradley).  Dear father and step-father of Margaret Radliff (Ron) of Mt. Vernon, Washington, late Terrance Parker (2011) (Margaret) of England, Vaughan Clarke (Sue) of Woodstock, Joan Austin (Mike) of Barry’s Bay, Jane Parker of Toronto and Bill Parker (Judy) of Woodstock.  Lovingly remembered by his many grandchildren and great grandchildren in Canada, United States and England.  Predeceased by his 5 brothers and 3 sisters in England.  Percy joined the British Army – King’s Own Royal Regiment in 1939 where he served in many countries and completed his duty in 1946.  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Monday, November 4, 2013 from 10 – 11 am for a funeral service in the chapel at 11am with Rev. Dr. Stephen Hendry officiating.  Cremation followed by interment later in Oxford Memorial Park Cemetery.  If desired, memorial donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Society or Church of the Epiphany would be appreciated.  Smith-LeRoy, (519) 537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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Filed Under: Woodstock

BURGHARDT, Wladislawa “Gladys” of Woodstock

Posted by on October 22, 2013

BURGHARDT, Wladislawa “Gladys” – At Woodingford Lodge, Woodstock on Monday, October 21, 2013, Wladislawa “Gladys” Burghardt (nee Swiercz) of Woodstock in her 86th year.  Beloved wife of the late Kazimierz “Kazimir” Burghardt (2005).  Dear mother of Alicia Kaufman and her husband Jack and Chris Burghardt, all of Woodstock, and the late Richard (1952).  Loving Grandma of Mark Kaufman and his wife Beth of Guelph and Joanne Kaufman and her husband Chris of St. Catharines.  Sister of Leokadia Lojko (Pawel) of Brantford.  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Thursday, 7-9 p.m.  Funeral Mass at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 1420 Devonshire Avenue, Woodstock on Friday, October 25, 2013 at 11:00 am.  Interment at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.  If desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Red Cross or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated.  Smith-LeRoy, (519) 537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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Filed Under: Woodstock

STUART: Diane of Ingersoll

Posted by on October 17, 2013

STUART, Diane – Peacefully, surrounded by family at Alexandra Hospital, Ingersoll on Wednesday, October 16, 2013, Diane Stuart of Ingersoll in her 65th year.  Beloved mother of John Riley and his wife Lisa and David Riley and his wife Julie.  Loving Nana of Kaitlyn, Travis and Jayden.  Predeceased by her brother Keith Stuart and her sister Jean Wood.  Diane enjoyed her work as an administrative assistant for the past 9 years with Dave MacKenzie, MP.  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Saturday, October 19, 2013, from 1-4 pm.  A Celebration of Life will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 55, 576 Brant Street, Woodstock on Sunday, October 20, 2013, from 1-4 pm.  Cremation followed by interment later at Hillview Cemetery.  If desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.  Smith-LeRoy, (519) 537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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Filed Under: London, Woodstock

HEARNS: Mary H (Colwell) of Woodstock

Posted by on October 14, 2013

HEARNS, Mary –Peacefully at VON Sakura House on Saturday, October 12, 2013, Mary Helen Hearns (nee Colwell) of Woodstock in her 77th year.  Beloved wife of the late Don Hearns (2001).  Dear mother of Joe Hearns (Laura Ashton) of Burgessville and Norma Taton (Dave) of Chatham.  Loving grandmother of Melissa Taton and Amanda Taton,  and great grandmother of Heston, Brittany and Peyton.  Dear sister of Rose (late Harvey) Knox.  Also lovingly remembered by her nieces, nephews, friends and relatives.  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9 pm.  Funeral service in the chapel on Friday, October 18, 2013 at 11 am with Rev. Canon Richard  A. Jones officiating.   Interment at Hillview Cemetery.  If desired, memorial donations to VON Sakura House or London Regional Cancer Program would be appreciated. Smith-LeRoy  (519) 537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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Filed Under: Woodstock

DINICH: Kamenko “John” of Woodstock-

Posted by on October 11, 2013

DINICH, John – Peacefully in his sleep at Woodstock Hospital on Thursday, October 10, 2013, Kamenko “John” Dinich in his 86th year.  Dear father of Scott Dinich (Lily) of London, John Dinich of Michigan and Marko Dinich (Bev) of Woodstock.  Loving grandfather of Christian, Aaron, Austin and Leighanna Dinich.  Also lovingly remembered by his many friends and extended family. Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Tuesday, 7-9 pm.  Funeral service in the chapel on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 11:00 am.  Interment at The Anglican Cemetery.  If desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.  Smith-LeRoy, (519) 537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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Filed Under: Woodstock

BUSHNELL; Joan of Stratford, formerly of Woodstock

Posted by on October 9, 2013

BUSHNELL, Joan – Peacefully at Hillside Manor Long Term Care, Stratford on Tuesday, October 8, 2013, Joan Ena Bushnell (nee Lanighan)  formerly of Woodstock in her 86th year.  Beloved wife of the late Arthur  Bushnell (2007).  Dear mother of Yvonne Hord of Stratford and Paul Bushnell (Deb) of St. Thomas.  Mother- in- law of Martin Hord of Woodstock.  Loving grandmother of Jennifer and Marianne Hord and Thomas and Christopher Bushnell (Anne).  Dearest great grandmother to her only great grandchild Jacob.  Dear sister of Wilf Lanighan (Jean) and Pat Heavens (Bert) all of England.  Also lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, friends and relatives.  Private family funeral arrangements.  If desired, memorial donations to Sick Kids Foundation-Toronto would be appreciated and may be arranged through the Smith-LeRoy Funeral Home, (519) 537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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