INWOOD: Amanda (nee MacLean) of Woodstock

Posted by on April 7, 2013

INWOOD, Amanda – Peacefully at Caressant Care, Woodstock on Sunday, April 7, 2013, Amanda Inwood (nee McAdam) of Woodstock, in her 105th year.  Wife of the late Clarence (1983).  Beloved mother of Bonita Blancher and the late Lloyd Inwood (1994).  Loving grandmother of Susan Smale, Michael Inwood and Linda MacLean, and great grandmother of Alex and Erin Smale and Krystan MacLean.  Also predeceased by 11 brothers and sisters.  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm for a funeral service in the chapel at 1:00 pm with Rev. Bonnie Pilkey officiating.  Interment later at the Presbyterian Cemetery.  If desired, memorial donations to the London Humane Society or a charity of your choice 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

POTEMANS-SHAW: Sandy of Woodstock

Posted by on April 2, 2013

Potemans-Shaw, SandyPOTEMANS-SHAW, Sandy – At Woodstock Hospital on Monday, April 1, 2013. Beloved wife of Ken Shaw. Loving daughter of Francois and Madeleine Potemans. Loving sister of Roy (Anita) Potemans. Will be greatly missed by her loving friends April, Rosemary and Tammy. She will also be missed by her mother-in-law Pat Shaw and her friend Eva. Sandy will also be missed by the rest of the Shaw family as well as many others. Special thanks to Dr. Fryer and the many caring nurses at Woodstock Hospital’s Palliative Care Unit. Please join us in a celebration of Sandy’s life at 26 Bonaparte Lane, London on Saturday, April 6, 2013 from 1 – 4 pm. If desired, memorial donations to the London Regional Cancer Program or the Woodstock Hospital 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: London, Ontario

HENDERSON: Daniel of Woodstock

Posted by on March 24, 2013

HENDERSON, Daniel – At  LHSC-Victoria Hospital on Saturday, March 23, 2013, Daniel Henderson of Woodstock in his 70th year.  Beloved husband of Roberta “Bobbie” Henderson (nee Gardener).  Father of Dean Caissie (Galann) of Woodstock, William Caissie (Katherine) of Woodstock and the late Frederick Caissie (1965).  Grandfather of Sarah, Leanna, Kristina and Jessica, and great grandfather of William and Owen.  Brother of Evelyn, Glen, Ethel, Tina, Wilma, Linda and Phil.  Predeceased by his parents Philip and Cora (nee Mason) Henderson and sisters Wanetta and Ilene.  A private family gathering will be held.  If desired, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Woodstock Hospital Foundation (for Dialysis Unit) 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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SCIURKO: Ruth of Woodstock

Posted by on March 23, 2013

SCIURKO, Ruth – Peacefully at Caressant Care, Woodstock on Saturday, March 23, 2013, Ruth Sciurko (nee Pflugfelder) of Woodstock in her 85th year.  Predeceased by her husband Michael (1992).  Mother of Michael Sciurko of Woodstock, Mark Sciurko (Sherry) of Woodstock, Katherine deBoer of East Aurora, NY and Joanna Sciurko (Robert McKay) of Woodstock.  Grandmother of Claudia, Kiera, Julian, Emma and Graham.  Sister of Werner Pflugfelder (Honey) of Woodstock and Eric Pflugfelder of Germany.  The family extends their thanks to the staff of Caressant Care for their kind care.  A memorial service will be held at the Smith-LeRoy Funeral Home, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 10:30 am.  If desired, memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society of Oxford 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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KOREVAAR: Tina of Woodstock

Posted by on March 19, 2013

KOREVAAR, Tina – Peacefully at PeopleCare Tavistock on Monday, March 18, 2013, Tina Korevaar formerly of Woodstock, at the age of 92.  Beloved wife of the late Arthur (1977).  Loving mother of Georgine Robinson (Vern) of Mississauga, Artena Hutchison (Randy) of Pickerel River, Anny King (Eric) of Woodstock and Jay Korevaar (Mary) of Tillsonburg.  Dear grandmother of Jill Hutchison (Matt), Karen Hutchison, Sara Bevilacqua (Alex), Ian Smith and Emily King, and great grandmother of Max Bevilacqua.  Also survived by her extended family in The Netherlands. Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Thursday, 5-7 pm. Funeral service in the chapel on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 1:00 pm with Rev. Mark McLennan officiating.  Spring interment at the Presbyterian Cemetery.  If 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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FORDHAM: Art of Woodstock

Posted by on March 18, 2013

FORDHAM, Arthur – On Sunday, March 17, 2013 at Alexandra Hospital, Ingersoll a green puff of smoke blew “Arty” (Arthur) Roy Fordham in his 56th year to greener pastures.  Art is survived by his loving wife of 35 years Alvina and children Stanley and Nick (Connie) Fordham.  Art was a very proud Papa to his two little gems Jake and Ella.  Also survived by his sister Pat (Terry) Muirhead.  Liz (Neil), Anita (Wilf) and Mike were proud to have Art in their lives as more than just a brother-in-law.  Survived by many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his parents William and Pearl Fordham.  Art was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 495, Beachville.  Please come celebrate Arty’s life in his style of jeans and T-shirts at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm, followed by a service in the chapel at 4:00 pm with Rev. David Van Patter officiating.  Cremation to follow.  If desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, Kidney Foundation of Canada, or VON Sakura House would be appreciated.  Smith-LeRoy, (519) 537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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Filed Under: Woodstock

LUDLOW: William R. of Woodstock

Posted by on March 16, 2013

LUDLOW, William Ross (March 5, 1929 – March 15, 2013) – After prolonged suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Predeceased by his loving wife, Helen, of nearly 60 years. Proud father of Rick (Barbara) of Guelph. Loving grandfather to Katy, Bryn and the late Reed. Dear brother to Eileen, Mitz, Ruth, Ron, Audrey Anne, and the late Judy. Working hard and saving for a rainy day were values instilled in him from being born and raised in the Depression. Bill was a family man, fisherman, truck driver, and gardener – proud to show his flower and vegetable garden to anyone who stopped by the front porch for a visit. His sense of humour and generosity will be remembered always. The family is grateful to the caregiving Bill received over the last 11 months at the Woodstock General Hospital and Riverside Glen in Guelph. Family and friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 from 10:00 to 11:00 am for a memorial service in the chapel at 11:00 am. If desired, donations in Bill’s memory to the Alzheimer Society of Oxford, the Woodstock Hospital Foundation, or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. Smith-LeRoy, (519) 537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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PARKER: Stanley H. of Woodstock

Posted by on March 9, 2013

PARKER, Stanley – Peacefully at Caressant Care, Woodstock on Thursday, March 7, 2013, Stanley Howard Parker of Woodstock in his 73rd year.  Beloved husband of the late Norma Jean Parker (nee Brown) (1985).  Loving father of Howard (Jane), Frank (Andria Weatherbee), Wes (Christine) and Norma (Cam Lossing), all of Woodstock.  Devoted Papa of 13 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.  Also survived by his sisters Blanche Micklos (Vincent), Rose Parker, Elsie Dellow (Rick Whittington) and Betty Lindsay (Cory Boeder).  Stan will be dearly missed by his friend Helen Bendell.  Predeceased by his brothers Jim, Cecil, Donald and Roy and brother-in-law John Parker.  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LEROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Monday, March 11, 2013 from 10:00 to 11:00 am for a funeral service in the chapel at 11:00 am.  Spring interment at the Woodstock Baptist 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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EDEN: Ruby of Sweaburg

Posted by on February 18, 2013

EDEN, Ruby – Peacefully at VON Sakura House on Monday, February 18, 2013, Ruby Grace Eden (nee Flintoft) of Sweaburg in her 79th year. Beloved wife of William Charles Eden. Dear mother of Heather Penny (Greg) of Wiarton, Charles Eden (Michele) of Sweaburg, and Martin Eden (Julia) of Woodstock. Loving Grandma of W.G. Penny, Matt Penny, William Eden (Sarah), Christopher Eden, Stacie Eden and Richard Eden. Also fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her sisters Dorothy Jagoe and Jean Brown, and her brother Bob Flintoft. Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Thursday, February 21, 2013 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm for a Memorial Service in the chapel at 1:00 pm.  Cremation followed by interment later at Sweaburg Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations to VON Sakura House 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

HALFORD: Shirley of Woodstock

Posted by on February 18, 2013

HALFOROLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAD, Shirley – Unexpectedly at her home on Saturday, February 16, 2013, Shirley Halford (nee McGlenning) of Woodstock in her 60th year.  Beloved mother of Korey Halford (Angeline) and grandmother of Lukas.  Sister of Vida Likins (James).  Cousin of Rick Earlls (Patti).  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Saturday, February 23, 2013 from 2-4 pm.  Cremation.  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: Owen Sound, Woodstock

HALFORD: Shirley of Woodstock

Posted by on February 17, 2013

HALFORD, Shirley – Unexpectedly at her home on Saturday, February 16, 2013, Shirley Halford (nee McGlenning) of Woodstock in her 60th year.  Beloved mother of Korey Halford (Angeline) and grandmother of Lukas.  Sister of Vida Likins (James).  Cousin of Rick Earlls (Patti).  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Saturday, February 23, 2013 from 2-4 pm.  Cremation.  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: Owen Sound, Woodstock

SNYDER: Michael of Woodstock

Posted by on February 16, 2013

SNYDER, Michael – Peacefully at Woodstock Hospital on Friday, February 15, 2013, Michael “Mike” Austin Snider finished his earthly journey at the age of 58.  Beloved son of Thelma Snyder (nee Uberig) and Austin Snyder (Vonnie).  Dear brother of Pete Snyder (Marcia), Lori MacGregor (Rod), Becky Verwaayen (Ed) and Mary Stever (Jim), and dear step-brother of Jon Smyth (Amanda) and Jenn Smyth.  Treasured uncle of Greg, Melissa, James, Mark, Kathryn, Jacqueline, Michael, Lauren, Madeline, Miranda, Carling, Aidan and Alyson.  Mike will also be missed by his loving aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.  Predeceased by his grandparents Ada and Bob Uberig and John and Anne Snyder.  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9 pm.  A service to celebrate Mike’s life will be held in the Smith-LeRoy chapel on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 11:00 am with Rev. Glen Wright officiating.  Cremation.  If desired, memorial donations to Special Olympics Woodstock or 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: Kitchener, Woodstock

TEICHROB, Doris (nee Andrews) of Woodstock and formerly of Ingersoll

Posted by on February 14, 2013

Teichrob, DorisTEICHROB, Doris – Peacefully at Woodstock Hospital on Tuesday, February 12, 2013, Doris Pauline Teichrob (nee Andrews) of Woodstock and formerly of Ingersoll, at the age of 78. Beloved wife of the late Jake Teichrob (2000). Loving mother of Don Teichrob (Pat) of Ingersoll, Doreen Brownscombe of Brantford, and Rick Teichrob of Woodstock. Dear grandma of Michelle Foster (Steve), Amy Brauen (Ian) and Kim Heather (Jeff), and great grandma of Matthew, Kevin, Alex, Violet, Isaac, Lucas, Devon and Kara. Also survived by her sister Linda Scott (Dennis) of Port Elgin.  Predeceased by her sister Mary Turner. A private family service has been held.  Interment at Oxford Memorial Park Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Canadian Cancer Society 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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FIDDY, Olla of Woodstock

Posted by on February 12, 2013

FIDDY, Olla – Peacefully at home on Tuesday, February 12, 2013, Olla M.B. Fiddy (nee Moore) of Woodstock, in her 81st year. Wife of the late Peter (2005). Dear mother of David and his friend Christine of Woodstock, and Karen and her husband Bill Jerry of RR#1 Woodstock. Grandmother of Christopher, Damien, Dalton, Kristen, and Braden, and great grandmother of Liam. A private family gathering will be held.  Cremation followed by interment at Pleasant View Cemetery, Curries. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the charity of your choice 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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CRADDOCK, Alan of Woodstock

Posted by on February 12, 2013

CRADDOCK, Alan – Peacefully at Woodstock Hospital on Tuesday, February 12, 2013, Alan “Al” Craddock of Woodstock in his 66th year.  Beloved husband of the late Jackie (2007).  Devoted father of Angela Craddock and Allison Craddock, both of Woodstock, and step-father of Jim Planck of Toronto.  Dearly loved Papa of Ethan and Krissa. Brother of Carolyn Bell (Dennis) of Stratford, Rick Craddock (Susan) of Ingersoll, and Cathy Patterson (Chris) of Mississauga, and brother-in-law of Lynne Craddock of Woodstock, Janice Jozwiak (Larry) of Hagersville, and Randy Vincent (Donel) of Port Rowan.  Uncle of Mark, Michael and Shannon Bell, Nathan, Nichele and Nicole Craddock, Michael and Jeffrey Vincent, Tasha, Krista and Brandon Jozwiak and several great nieces and great nephews.  Al will be missed by his special friend Connie McDonald.  Predeceased by his parents Bruce and Margaret Craddock.  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, February 15, 2013 at 2:00 pm.  Interment at Oxford Memorial Park Cemetery.  If desired, memorial donations to VON Sakura House would be appreciated.  Smith-LeRoy, (519) 537-3611.  Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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ROBIN, Jacques of Woodstock

Posted by on February 11, 2013

ROBIN, Jacques – Unexpectedly at London Health Sciences cardiac care unit in London, Ontario on Saturday, February 9, 2013, Jacques Robin of Woodstock, ON in his 76th year.  Beloved husband of Jean.  Loving father of André (Wendy) of Moncton, NB and Kevin (Marian) of Tottenham, ON.  Most loved Grampy of Gabrielle, Alexander and Christopher.  Brother of Jeanine Robin Johnson (Erwin) and Lise Robin Fontaine and brother-in-law of Margaret Delaney.  Also lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews.  In his cherished Christian home of worship, Jacques will be missed by his many friends and parishioners of Holy Trinity Catholic Parish.  Jacques was born in Granby, Quebec.  He served his country for 27 years as a member of the Canadian military and was awarded the Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal from the Department of National Defense in 2000.  Upon retiring from the military, Jacques enjoyed a civilian career for more than 20 years, as management with Quebec Cartier Mining in Fermont, Quebec and as a consultant with U.S. Steel in India.  Jacques and Jean as life’s partners immensely enjoyed life together and were considered world travelers, seeking new sights and its adventures. Family, friends and the world he touched will sincerely miss Jacques Robin.  A Funeral Mass will be held at Holy Trinity Catholic Parish, 904 Dundas Street, Woodstock, ON, on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 2:00 pm with Father Rick Dales as celebrant.  Cremation to follow.  If desired, memorial donations to the Holy Trinity Building Fund 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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BAILAK: Tatiana of Woodstock

Posted by on February 10, 2013

BAILAK, Tatiana – At Woodstock Hospital on Sunday, February 10, 2013, Tatiana “Tina” Bailak in her 93rd year.  Loving wife of George Bailak.  Beloved mother of Alla of Woodstock and George (Dr. Shira Thomas) of Guelph.  Special grandmother to Rachel, Danna and Leah.  Survived by sister-in-law Martha of Toronto and her children, George, Maria and Robert.  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Tuesday, 7-9 pm.   Panachyda at the funeral home on Tuesday evening 8:00 pm.  Funeral service in the chapel on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 10:00 am.  Cremation to follow.  No flowers please.  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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ELLERY CLARK: Jean C. of Woodstock

Posted by on February 7, 2013

ELLERY CLARK, Jean C. – Peacefully at VON Sakura House on Thursday, February 7, 2013 after a strong battle with cancer, Jean C. Ellery Clark of Woodstock, Ontario in her 75th year.  Loving mother of Sue Ellery of Woodstock, Ontario, Sharon Ellery (formerly Votour) of Brantford, Ontario, and the late Sandra Ellery (1973).  Dear grandmother of Terri Weston, Carrie Weston, and Jerri Veenstra.  Great grandmother to several great grandchildren.  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock, Ontario for a time of celebration of Jean’s life on Sunday, February 10, 2013 from 2-4 pm.  If desired, memorial donations to VON Sakura House, World Wildlife Fund Canada, Canadian Cancer Society or the family would be appreciated.  Smith-LeRoy, (519) 537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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AGNER: Marilyn of Woostock

Posted by on February 6, 2013

AGNER, Marilyn – Peacefully at Woodstock Hospital on Tuesday, February 5, 2013, Marilyn Agner (nee Howgego), a lifetime resident of Woodstock, in her 72nd year.  Wife and soul mate of Barry for 45 years.  Adored mother of Chris Charron (Brenda) of Port McNicoll, Michèle Watson (Murray) of St. Thomas, and Sandy Peeters (Shayne) of Woodstock.  Cherished  grandmother of Craig (Stephanie), Candace, Lynn, Melissa, Stephanie (Drew) and Mark, and great grandmother of Alex, Alyssa, and Tyler.  Step-daughter of Kay Howgego of St. Marys.  Sister of Barb Pattinson, Jim Howgego and Cathy Howgego and sister-in-law of Fred Kennedy and Sandra Haslam.  Also remembered by several nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by her parents James and Florence Howgego and sisters Shirley Julian and Joyce Kennedy.  Marilyn worked for the CIBC and the Royal Bank for many years.  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 1:00 – 2:30 pm, for a Service of Remembrance in the chapel at 2:30 pm with Rev. V. Jane Van Patter officiating.  Cremation followed by interment later at Oxford Memorial Park Cemetery.  If desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, VON Sakura House or 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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DEFAYETTE: Helen of Woodstock

Posted by on January 27, 2013

DEFAYETTE, Helen – At Extendicare, London on Sunday, January 27, 2013, Helen Defayette (formerly Watson, nee Mitchell) of Woodstock in her 93rd year.  Wife of the late Rolland “Rollie” Defayette (2007).  Mother of Verne and Cheryl Watson of London and the late Sandra Ens (1992) and infant Phyllis.  Also survived by her stepchildren Carol and Ted Vleuten, Harold and Marie Defayette, Robert and Carolyn Defayette and Louise Avis, as well as their children and grandchildren.  Grandmother of Debbie Lawrence, Brad Watson (Julie), Michael Watson and Kelly-Lee Watling.  Lovingly remembered by her great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.  Also predeceased by two brothers and one sister.  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm for a funeral service in the chapel at 1:00 pm with Rev. Dr. Douglas Anderson officiating.  If desired, memorial donations to the MS Society would be appreciated.  Smith-LeRoy, (519) 537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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PHILLIPS: Ora of Woodstock, Ontario

Posted by on January 20, 2013

PHILLIPS, Ora – Unexpectedly at Woodstock Hospital on Sunday, January 20, 2013, Ora Pauline Phillips (nee Daniels) of Woodstock in her 82nd year. Beloved wife of James W. Phillips. Mother of Alan, Sharon (John), Brian (Jill) and Glen (Kathie), and step-mother of Joshua (Joann) and James.  Lovingly remembered by 14 grandchildren.  Sister of Mary, Sylvia, Caroline, Shirley, Diane, Robie, Willis, Murray, Johnny, Paul and the late Iris and Rentford.  Friends will be received at the Smith-LeRoy Funeral Home, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Wednesday, January 23, 2013, from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Cremation to follow.  If desired, memorial donations to The Lung Association would be appreciated. Smith-LeRoy, (519) 537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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ZUCCOLO: Renato of Woodstock, Ontario

Posted by on January 20, 2013

ZUCCOLO, Renato – Suddenly at Victoria Hospital, London on Sunday, January 20, 2013, Renato Zuccolo of Woodstock in his 69th year.  Beloved husband of Bruna.  Cherished and loving father of Paolo (Cheri) of Norfolk, Virginia and Claudia Wilson (Matthew) of Ottawa.  Adoring Nonno of Robert.  Survived by his sisters in Italy, Rita Gatti and Maria Cicuto and their families.  Also survived by his brothers-in-law, Carlo Ziraldo (Debbie) and Robert Ziraldo (Rosanna) and their families.  Predeceased by his parents Antonio and Maria, brother Enrico and nephew Angelo.  Friends will be received at the Smith-LeRoy Funeral Home, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Tuesday, 7-9 pm.  Funeral Mass at Holy Trinity Catholic Parish, 904 Dundas Street, Woodstock on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 11:00 am.  Cremation to follow.  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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JONES, Charles Walter of Woodstock

Posted by on January 19, 2013

 

JONES, Charles Walter – February 12, 1932 – January 18, 2013.  Peacefully at Woodstock Hospital with family at his side, in his 81st year.  Loving father and best friend of son Larry (Cindi) of Woodstock.  Loving grandfather of Steve and Connor.  Loving brother of Betty Hipperson (Gerry) of Woodstock, Don “Dude” Jones (Joan) of Florida and Art Jones (Carolyn) of Florida.  Loving uncle of many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his father Walter (1978), mother Rena (2009) and nephew Steve (2010).  Chuck was employed at Standard Tube Canada for 30 years.  He loved to travel and dance and spend time with his family and grandsons.  Steve and Connor were his world.  Chuck also loved to spend time with “the gang” at the Baker’s Dozen coffee shop.  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 from 3-5 pm.  A private family service will be held.  If desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.  Smith-LeRoy, (519) 537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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RIFFEL: George of Woodstock

Posted by on January 14, 2013

RIFFEL, George – With sadness the family of George Riffel announce his passing, suddenly at home on Monday, January 14, 2013, in his 84th year.  Beloved husband of Verna (nee Derbowka) for nearly 59 years.  Loving Dad of Cathy Fewster (late Ron) and Bruce Riffel (Wendy) of Woodstock.  Grandpa of Jody (Brandon), Jamie, Chris (Alana) and Nick.  Gido of Zac, Matix, Emry and Zoë.  Also remembered by his five sisters as well as his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.  Predeceased by two brothers.  George was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church and the Oxford County Naval Veterans Association.  A Memorial Service will be held at Bethany Lutheran Church, 175 Springbank Avenue North, Woodstock on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 1:00 pm.  If desired, memorial donations to the VON Sakura House or a charity of your choice 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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DENNIS: Winnifred of Woodstock

Posted by on January 11, 2013

DENNIS, Winnifred – Peacefully at the Woodstock Hospital on Thursday, January 10, 2013, Winnie Dennis (nee Batchelar) of Woodstock in her 83rd year.  Wife of the late Maurice “Shorty” Dennis (1987).  Mother of Judy MacBean (Rick), Mike Dennis (Marie), Maureen Dennis, Terry Dennis (Amy) and Cathy Dennis, and mother-in-law of Cyndi Dennis.  Also lovingly remembered by 11 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren.  Sister of Lillian Ialenti and Douglas Batchelar (Irene), step sister of Allen Batchelar and sister-in-law of Erie Dennis and Elizabeth Watling.  Survived by many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by her sons Jim Dennis (1997) and Tom Dennis (1976), sister Betty Dixon and brothers Bob Batchelar and Bill Batchelar.  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm followed by a Service of Remembrance in the chapel at 1:00 pm.  Cremation followed by interment later at the Anglican Cemetery.  If desired, memorial donations to the Choir of the Church of the Epiphany or the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 55 would be appreciated.  Smith-LeRoy, (519) 537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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Filed Under: Woodstock