FAUBERT: Rodolphe

Posted by on June 15, 2014

Faubert NewspaperPeacefully surrounded by his family and friends, on Friday, June 13, 2014, Rodolphe Faubert passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospice at 81 years young.  Best friend of Bill W. and wife Lucille.  Loving father of Rita Briden, Andre (Cherryl) Faubert, Pierre (Ginette) Faubert, and Bill (Ellie) Faubert.  Cherished grandfather of 11 and treasured great- grandfather of 6.  Survived by many nieces and nephews.  Rodolphe will be missed by those who knew and loved him.  Cremation has taken place.  Family and friends are invited to celebrate the life of Rodolphe Faubert at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia on Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 1:00 p.m.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice (cheques only at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at smithfuneralhome.ca

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Filed Under: Sarnia

EVANS: Barbara

Posted by on June 15, 2014

It is with deeply saddened hearts that the family of Barbara Evans announces her passing on Saturday, June 7, 2014, at the age of 67. Beloved wife of the late Peter Evans (2010). Loving mother of David, Jennifer and Neal and daughter-in-law Genesis. Cherished grandmother of Connor, Josie, Nolan and Jacob. Dear sister of Molly (Jim) Clarke, Patsy (Derek) Armstrong, Brian (Patsy) Byrne, John (Eileen) Byrne, and Tony (Anne) Byrne. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents John and Josephine Byrne. Barbara was utterly devoted to her family and grandchildren, who were the joy of her life. Family and friends were received at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Thursday, June 12, 2014, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated at St. Benedict Catholic Church, 1011 Oak Ave., Sarnia, on Friday, June 13, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice (cheques only please). smithfuneralhome.ca

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Filed Under: Sarnia

SMITH: Wm. “Bill” Peter

Posted by on June 15, 2014

On Sunday, June 8, 2014, William Peter Smith passed away at the age of 74. Beloved husband of the late Elizabeth Jean Smith (2010). Loving father of Sean. Cherished son of Flora and the late Roy Smith. Dear brother of Mary Lynn Vallee. Treasured uncle of Tim and Mike Vallee. Cremation has taken place. A private family service will be held. Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.

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Filed Under: Sarnia

LANDRY: Sandra

Posted by on June 9, 2014

Peacefully, with her loving family by her side, on Saturday, June 7, 2014, Sandra Landry passed away at the age of 66. With angel’s wings, she soared to heights nobody could follow.  Loving mother of Tammy (Tim) Spradbrow, Bobbie Ann (Pat) Callaghan and Tim (Gina) Landry.  Cherished grandmother of Tyler, Devan, Jamie and Caelan.  Former spouse of Gary Landry.  Dear sister of Carol (Ron) Leroux, Beth (Bob) Sauve, Dale (the late Debbie) Dunford and Mickey Church.  Predeceased by her parents, Hubert and Hilda, and her brother, Wayne.  Survived by many nieces and nephews. Sandra was an avid bingo player and a member of the 403 Wing Air Force Club. She devoted much of her time and energy to her grandchildren and family members.   Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 from 7:00-9:00 pm at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A private family interment will take place at Lakeview Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada (cheques only at the funeral home please).  smithfuneralhome.ca  

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Filed Under: Sarnia

ALIX: Norman Rouville of Sarnia

Posted by on June 8, 2014

Surrounded by loving family, on Sunday, June 8, 2014, Norman Rouville Alix passed away at the age of 75. Loving husband of Judy Alix. Beloved father of Tara Alix, Michael Williams (Dawn), and Joseph Alix (Tiffany).Lovingly missed by 11 cherished grandchildren and three treasured great-grandchildren. Brother of Yvonne Alix and Dan Alix (Juanita). Survived by brother-in-law John Dawson (Susan), Jim Dawson (Shirley), Thomas Dawson and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents Francis and Rouville Alix and sister Lorraine.Norman was a well known businessman in Sarnia for 30 years, and will be missed by all who knew and loved him.Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Wednesday, June 11, 2014 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A funeral service will take place on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home. Cremation to follow, with a private interment at a later date. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice in lieu of flowers (cheques only at the funeral home please). smithfuneralhome.ca

After a courageous battle, the body succumbed, but the spirit soared.

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Filed Under: London, Sarnia

DEWEY: Marion

Posted by on June 8, 2014

Dewey PicPeacefully, with family by her side, at Fiddick’s Nursing Home, Petrolia, on Saturday, June 8, 2014, Marion Grace (nee Connelly) Dewey passed away at the age of 86. Beloved wife of the late Ralph Dewey (2011).  Loving mother of Gloria Phibbs of Toronto, Patricia (Ken) McPherson of Cambridge, Linda (Robert) Nagy of West Lorne, Holly (Ken) Rowland of Oil City and Ralph Dewey of Winnipeg.  Cherished grandmother of Sean, Tyler, Rob, Kyle, Sarah, Nick, Nathan, Laura, Holly, Edward and treasured by 11 great-grandchildren, and four special great-great grandchildren. Dear sister of Fred (Rose) Connelly. Fondly remembered by brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Grace and George Connelly.  Marion was a talented and avid seamstress. She enjoyed knitting and was an extraordinary baker.Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 1:00 p.m., with family and friends being received one hour prior, from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Alzheimer Society Research Program (cheques only at the funeral home please).  smithfuneralhome.ca

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Filed Under: London, Sarnia, Toronto

Iftiniuk: Robert John

Posted by on June 8, 2014

IFTINIUK croppedPeacefully with his family by his side, at Bluewater Health Sarnia on Friday, June 6, 2014, Robert John Iftiniuk of Windsor passed away at the age of 58. Beloved husband of Linda Iftiniuk. Loving father of Lisa (Shane), Petrina (David) and Robert (Lana). Cherished grandfather of Chantel, James, Amanda and Domenic. Treasured great-grandfather of Alonzo, Mckenzye, Trenton, and Liam. Brother of Nick, Richard, Wayne and Marie. Survived by brother-in-laws Wayne (Susan) and Danny (Grant). Predeceased by his parents Nicolas and Margaret Iftiniuk. Robert loved sports and volunteered as an umpire and a coach. Along with volunteering, he was devoted to spending time with his family. He was a retiree of Ford with 33 plus years, and was a member of the CAW Local 200. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him. Arrangements have been entrusted to Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A celebration of Robert’s life will be announced at a later date. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Cancer Society (cheques only at the funeral home please).  smithfuneralhome.ca

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Filed Under: Sarnia, Windsor

DeMeester: Joseph H. and Mary E.

Posted by on June 8, 2014

A graveside service will be held on Friday, June 27, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. to celebrate the lives of Joseph H. DeMeester, November 11, 1931 to December 31, 2013, and Mary E. DeMeester, November 1, 1933 to June 25, 2008, at Resurrection Cemetery, 1885 London Line, Sarnia. A reception will follow at Smith Funeral Home and Family Centre, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. smithfuneralhome.ca

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Filed Under: Sarnia

DAYE: John Earl

Posted by on June 5, 2014

Age 62 of Goderich, ON, passed peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospice on Wednesday, June 4, 2014. He was born and raised in Sarnia. Dear son of John and Margaret Daye. Oldest brother to David (Carol) of Alberta, Wendy (Mike) Street of Sarnia, and Sharon (Mike) Damchuk of Corunna. Brother-in-law of Nancy Coate of Sarnia. Predeceased by brother Ralph (2006). Also survived by daughter Shannon and grandchildren Skye and Dylan, all of South Africa. Special uncle to nieces and nephews John, Heather (Paul), Nic (Jen), Michael (Terra), Jody (Josh), Tracy (Randy), Christie (Shawn), and the late Shane (April 2014). “Old” Uncle John to great-nieces and nephews Jacob, Chloe, Davey and Becky. Will be missed by his Corunna cousins, as well as other aunts and uncles near and far. John was an Education Teacher in Goderich, over 20 years at the Bluewater Correctional Centre, and recently at the Secondary School. He loved his life in Goderich and had many good friends there, and in Sarnia. John was looking forward to a summer of golf and is sure to be on the “Big Course,” now parring every hole. His family would like to thank Bluewater Health Palliative Care, London Victoria Hospital – Radiation Centre, CCAC, VON Nurses and PSW staff, and St. Joseph’s Hospice, all who treated John with much care and compassion. Cremation has taken place. As per John’s wishes, no visitation will be held. A celebration of John’s life will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, June 13, 2014, at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, followed by a reception at the Smith Family Centre. Donations in honour of John’s life to VON, St. Joseph’s Hospice, or Salvation Army would be greatly appreciated (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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Filed Under: London, Sarnia

SPEARS: Robert M.

Posted by on June 5, 2014

Peacefully, surrounded by loving family, Robert M. Spears passed away on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at Bluewater Health at the age of 72. Treasured friend of Brad Ogilvie. Beloved son of the late Cecil and Edna Spears. Deeply missed by his close friends Bob Bacon, Ron Deacon and Bob Fullerd. Fondly remembered by his cousins and several special friends. Robert was a retired public school teacher. He was an avid reader and a member of the Sarnia Historical Society. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Robert’s life will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 8, 2014, at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Lung Association (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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Filed Under: Sarnia

SHORTT: Alfreda “Freda” Isabelle (nee Storey)

Posted by on June 5, 2014

Alfreda “Freda” Isabelle (nee Storey) Shortt, after a short battle with cancer, passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospice on Wednesday, June 4, 2014. Freda was employed at Walker Brothers for 15 years and was a life member of Royal Purple Elks Lodge. Predeceased by her loving husband and best friend Robert Shortt. Loving sister of Barbara Greer (Robbins) and Doreen (Len) Hastings. Predeceased by sisters Vera Wiles, Nancy Storey and Isabella Anderson Storey, and lovingly remembered by several nieces and nephews. Sadly missed and always loved by Max. Freda touched the hearts of many and will always be loved and remembered. Cremation has taken place. A funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, June 6, 2014, at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, with family and friends being received one hour prior to the service. Memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph’s Hospice or Sarnia & District Humane Society (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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Filed Under: Sarnia

DEGROOT: Nel

Posted by on June 5, 2014

Resting in the arms of Jesus, Nel DeGroot has gone home to be with her Lord after a battle with cancer on Monday June 2nd at the age of 73. Her children Barb and George Shea, Linda DeGroot, Carol and Ross Christopher, Lori and Scott Hayter, Lisa and Jason Cates, John DeGroot and Sarah and Tim Vanreenen will  sorely miss her. She was the much beloved  grandmother of George (Caitlin), Nicholas (Jill), Allison (Dan), Erica, Leah, Calvin (Lindsey), Curtis, Hayley, Meika (Brent), Megan, Ben, Lucas, Brienna, Lindsey, Noah, Josiah, Caleb, Jamaya, Karley, Andrew, Janel, Addison, Madison, Cole, Gabe and Mya. She was so excited to have one great grandchild on the way. Nel was an amazing woman who influenced the lives of many people around her as she walked in a relationship with Jesus Christ. She had many friends who loved her, much evidenced during the final months of her life. Her family asks you to celebrate her life with them on Thursday June 5th at Peoples Church, 3888 London Line Plympton-Wyoming, Ontario. Visitation will take place from 10 am to 11 am with a memorial service starting at 11 am, luncheon to follow. Many thanks to the VON nurses who helped her family as they took care of her at home and the staff of St Josephs Hospice who gently took care of her when she was nearing the end of her life. Condolences can be expressed by donations to the Lambton Crisis Pregnancy Centre and the Sarnia Bible For Missions.

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Filed Under: Sarnia

LAFOND: Mary Louise (Carr)

Posted by on June 2, 2014

Suddenly and unexpectedly on Sunday, June 1, 2014, Mary Louise (Carr) Lafond passed away at Bluewater Health at the age of 65.  Beloved wife of Larry Lafond.  Loving mother of Lenard Lafond and Melissa Lafond.  Cherished grandmother of Courtney, Parker, Genevieve, Juliana and Katrin.  Dear sister of Steve (Jeanette) Carr and the late Anna Boothe.  Mary was a devoted school bus driver for over 30 years and had a passion for arts, crafts and sewing.  She will be forever loved and remembered by all those who knew her.  Family and friends will be received on Thursday, June 5, 2014 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.    A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 6, 2014 at the funeral home at 11:00 a.m.  Cremation has taken place.  A private interment will take place at Resurrection Cemetery.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Toronto Sick Kids (cheques only at the funeral home please). smithfuneralhome.ca

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Filed Under: London, Sarnia, Windsor

GARRITTY: Ciselia

Posted by on June 2, 2014

Peacefully at Bluewater Health on Sunday, June 1, 2014, Ciselia Garritty of Wyoming passed away at the age of 70. Beloved spouse of Glenn Cant. Loving mother of Naomi (Bill) and Reanne. Dear step-mother to Maureen (Fred). Cherished grandmother of five grandchildren. At Ciselia’s request, no visitation or service will be held. Cremation has taken place. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Cancer Society (cheques only at the funeral home please).  smithfuneralhome.ca

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Filed Under: Sarnia

BURUMA: Jacob

Posted by on May 31, 2014

Peacefully, at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Jacob Buruma passed away on May 30, 2014. Loving husband of Ann Shaw-Buruma and the late Gertie. Cherished father of Kristine (Harvey) Mills, Karen (Brian) Buruma, and Kevin (Kelly) Buruma. Treasured step-father of Terry Lindsay (Jeff) and Alan (Tina) Shaw. Beloved grandfather of Rachel, Casey, Bill, Megan, Logan, Reece, Rayanne, Emma, Ryan, Tyson, Kellan, Christopher, Brittany, and Sierra. Jacob is survived by Agnes Kaptein, Sandra Maaskant (John) and Francis Thompson (Doug). Predeceased by Jerry Buruma (Minnie), John Buruma, and Frank Buruma.  Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia with visitation taking place one hour prior to service. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice and the ALS Society of Canada (cheques only at the funeral home please).  smithfuneralhome.ca

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Filed Under: Sarnia

Smith: Alexa Jacqueline (Milner)

Posted by on May 31, 2014

Peacefully, at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Alexa Jacqueline (Milner) Smith passed away at the age of 70. Loving wife of William Clarence Smith. Cherished mother of Alexander John Gibson (Vicki), Debralyn (Dave) Dudman and Guy Alan Gibson-Smith (Tiffany). Treasured grandmother of Billy and Brooke Dudman, Brandi, Devin, Cody, Autumn, and Alexander Gibson. Jackie will be missed by all those who knew and loved her. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice or the Sarnia Skating Club (cheques only at the funeral home please).  smithfuneralhome.ca

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Filed Under: Sarnia

Zabokrzycki: Katarzyna (Katherine)

Posted by on May 31, 2014

mother1_picAt Lambton Meadowview Villa on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, Katarzyna (Katherine) Zabokrzycki  passed away at the age of 95. Mother of Michael and Henry and sister of Michael Swacha (Chicago). Predeceased by her mother Anna, husband Michael and brother Walter. She will be missed by daughter-in-law Joan and grand-daughter Margaret. She was born on the day World War I ended. During World War II she served as a Royal Air Force WAAF stationed in Rhodesia. Together with her husband, brothers and mother she escaped invading Nazi forces in Poland, and after a long and difficult journey through Russia and the Middle East, she immigrated to Canada in 1950. Here, she raised her family and prospered after a difficult childhood and early adult life during times of political instability, economic hard times, revolution and wars in Europe. She was a good mother, hard worker, terrific Polish cook and will be missed. May she rest in peace. In keeping with Katarzyna’s wishes, no service will be held. Arrangements have been entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.  smithfuneralhome.ca

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Filed Under: Sarnia

NIENHUIS: Hank

Posted by on May 31, 2014

Gathered into the loving arms of his good Shepherd on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at his home in Rosewood Manor, Hank Nienhuis, age 82 of Sarnia. Husband of the late Teena(Veenkamp) Nienhuis. Loved father of Rick Nienhuis and his wife Carolyn, Doug Nienhuis and the late Rod Nienhuis. Caring grandfather of Christeena, Stephen, Michael, Jonathan, and Daniel. Dear friend of Marilyn Brown. Visitation will take place Monday, June 2, 2014 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the First Christian Reformed Church, 1105 Exmouth St. Sarnia. The funeral service will be held at the First Christian Reformed Church on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow in Blackwell Cemetery. Hank’s family wishes to express a heartfelt thanks to the staff at Rosewood Manor for their exceptional care of Hank. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Sarnia Christian School or CRC Disability Concerns. “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus” (Philippians 4: 6-7).  smithfuneralhome.ca

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Filed Under: Sarnia

SAVRDA: David Donald

Posted by on May 27, 2014

Peacefully at Bluewater Health on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, David Donald Savrda passed away at the age of 53. Beloved grandson of the late Maria and Andrew Skapura. A graveside service will be held at Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery, 1190 Glen Allen Drive, Sarnia, on Friday, May, 30, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please). Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME 1576 London Line, Sarnia, Ontario.

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Filed Under: Sarnia

PEARCE: Howard Fredrick

Posted by on May 27, 2014

Pearce PhotoPeacefully at Bluewater Health, surrounded by his loving family, Howard Fredrick Pearce passed away at the age of 81. Loving husband of Gail Pearce. Cherished father of Ronald (Mary Anne), Randy (Janet), and Russell (Julie). Treasured grandfather of Holly, R.J., Brian, Brennan, Jessie, and Katie. Survived by his siblings Phylis (Gordon) Matthews and Robert (Francis) Pearce. Remembered by his brother-in-law Mike (Cheryl) Dunn, and sister-in-laws Jackie (Rick) Waltham, Sally (Ralph) Lester, Marion (Dan) Archer, and Penny Dunn. Predeceased by his parents Fredrick and Ethel Pearce, brother Bert and sisters Nelly and Audrey. Howard was a Korean War Veteran and an avid Toronto Maple Leaf fan who loved travelling to Florida. He loved spending time with his family and enjoyed making memories with his beloved grandchildren. A graveside interment of ashes will be held on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. at Lakeview Cemetery, 1016 Colborne Rd, Sarnia. Arrangements have been entrusted to Smith Funeral Home. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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Filed Under: Sarnia

DYKE: John Stanley

Posted by on May 27, 2014

Dyke, John Stanley passed away on April 6, 2014. John was 63 years old, born in Sarnia to Ruth and Bill Dyke, a little brother to his sister Barbi. From an early age he excelled in sports, collecting trophies for hockey, playing tennis with his Dad, and golfing with his friends. In high school, he competed in track and was captain of the basketball team. He was named an Ontario student leader. John received his BA from the University of Toronto, and then spent a year travelling in Europe, before studying law at Western University. He loved learning, movies, and the beach. He was very close to his Dad, who predeceased him by two weeks. His mom died July 11, 2000. He is loved and remembered by his sister Barbi, and his nephews Brendan and Dillon. Thank you to the staff and friends he made at Twin Lakes and Vision retirement homes, to the caring staff at Bluewater Health, to Dr. Boyle and Dr. Gannon. Arrangements have been entrusted to Smith Funeral Home. A service will be held at a later date.

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Filed Under: Sarnia, Vancouver

CLEMENS: Wayne Eldon

Posted by on May 27, 2014

Clemens cropped pictureAt Bluewater Health on Sunday, May 25, 2014, with family by his side, Wayne Eldon Clemens passed away at the age of 61. Loving father of Jessica and her husband Michael Nowak and Jocelyn and her husband Christopher Schultz. Cherished Papa of Amelia, Sydney, Everett, Amber, Eilah and Autumn. Beloved son of George Clemens and his wife Sharon and the late Mary Joyce (Ferguson) Clemens. Dear brother of Pam Kerrigan (Rick), Allen Clemens (Sharon), Stephen Clemens (Kaleigh) and Christine da Costa (Matthew). Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews and cherished friends. Family and friends will be received on Friday, May 30, 2014, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Smith Funeral Home. Cremation will follow. In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Canadian Blood Services (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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Filed Under: Kitchener, Sarnia

KINART: Ivy (nee Dover)

Posted by on May 27, 2014

Peacefully at Sumac Lodge on Friday, March 7, 2014, Ivy Kinart (nee Dover) passed away. Loving and devoted wife of Eldon Kinart for 61 years. Loving mother of Patrice, and Dwayne and his wife Diane. Dear sister of Margaret (late Charlie) and sister-in-law of Bill.  Ivy is predeceased by her sisters Gwen (Mike), Beth and by brothers George (Elizabeth) and Tom (Luella). She will be remembered by many nieces and nephews. Ivy will also be missed by her furry friend Nikki.  Ivy enjoyed playing Bridge and other card games and spent many hours doing crafts. She enjoyed traveling to Florida and spending the summer at her trailer in Bayfield.  Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Ivy’s life will be held from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at Smith Family Centre (in front of Smith Funeral Home), 1576 London Line, Sarnia. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to The Arthritis Society or the charity of choice (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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Filed Under: Sarnia

LUNDY, Terence “Terry”

Posted by on May 27, 2014

Cropped PhotoSuddenly on Monday, May 19, 2014, Terence “Terry” Lundy passed away at the age of 66. Beloved husband of Rose. Loving father of Paula, Cathy and Karen. Cherished grandfather (Dee) of Mathieu, Courtney, Devin, Kobe and Connor. Survived by family in Belfast, Ireland. Terry was born in Belfast on March 16, 1948, and immigrated to Canada in 1977 with his family. He was an employee of Nova Chemicals for 30 years. Terry will be deeply missed by all those who knew and loved him. Family and friends will be received on Monday, May 26, 2014 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at Smith Funeral Home. Interment to follow in Resurrection Cemetery.

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Filed Under: Sarnia

PANIK: Georgina Robertson

Posted by on May 12, 2014

Panik picturePeacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospice, with her family by her side, on Sunday, May 11, 2014 Georgina Robertson Panik passed away at the age of 78. Beloved wife of Joseph. Dear mother of Diane McDonald, Lorna (Charles) Kerr and Jesse McDonald and step-mother of Joe Jr. (Tara) Panik, Jill (Jeff) Galloway, Janice (Andrew) Brown and Judi-Lyn (the late Carlos) Joseph. Special grandmother of Serena, Steven (Whitney), Jennifer (Michael) and step-grandmother of Abby, Jace, Jenna, Jessica and Sierra. Loved sister-in-law of Valerie (Hank) Verberg. Predeceased by her parents Agnes and Arthur Morgan, by her brother Arthur Morgan and by her sister Nancy Hope-Eggar, by her step-children Jamie and Jeff Panik and by her sister-in-law Mary Burgos. A memorial service will be held at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Cremation has taken place. A special thank you to the Doctors, nurses and staff at St. Joseph’s Hospice and Bluewater Health. In lieu of flowers sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice (cheques only at the funeral home please).  Memories and condolences may be sent online at smithfuneralhome.ca

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Filed Under: Sarnia