YOUNG: Mark William of Sarnia

Posted by on May 2, 2013

register book photoThe family announces the sudden passing of their beloved son Mark William Young on April 29, 2013 at Bluewater Health.  Loving father of his pride and joy, Ryan Ronald Young, and step-son Jason Dionne. Cherished son of Ronald and Sarah (Sally) Young of Sarnia. Dear brother of Kathy (Jon) Koning and Diane Young. Survived by his nieces and nephews, Irene and Chris Curran, Leo Koning, Brett Young, Kendra Ryan and loved by his great-nephew Brody. Mark has joined his brother Robert Raymond Young (2009). He will be dearly missed by all those who knew and loved him.
Family and friends were received on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A private family funeral service will be held at Smith Funeral Home, with interment in Lakeview Cemetery.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Inn of the Good Shepherd or the charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please).  smithfuneralhome.ca

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Filed Under: Sarnia

BEVERIDGE: Margaret Ethel of Petrolia

Posted by on May 2, 2013

Peacefully with family by her side, on Friday, April 26, 2013, Margaret Ethel Beveridge of Petrolia passed away at the age of 91.  Beloved wife of the late Mervin “Mike” Beveridge. Loving mother of Sharon (Jim) McDonald and Joyce Beveridge. Cherished grandmother of Michael (Betty) and Trevor (Jennette). Treasured great-grandmother of Matthew. Dear sister of Robert (Jean) Newell. Survived by sister-in-law Yvonne. Predeceased by her brothers; Stuart, Alex, Edgar and Hugh, and sister Flora. Survived by several nieces and nephews. Margaret will be missed by those who knew and loved her.

Family and friends were received from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, a funeral service was held immediately following visitation at 2:00 p.m. Interment followed at Lakeview Cemetery.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Cancer Society and the Heart and Stroke Foundation (cheques only at the funeral home please).  http://smithfuneralhome.ca/

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ROSS: Joyce Carole (West) of Sarnia

Posted by on April 25, 2013

Peacefully surrounded by her family at Bluewater Health on Thursday, April 25, 2013, Joyce Carole (West) Ross passed away at the age of 68. Loving mother of Carolyn Ross. Cherished grandmother of Connor. Daughter of Edgar West and the late Norma West. Beloved sister of Jeanie Finlayson (Roderick) and Ted West (Linda). Special aunt to Lori Finlayson (Lou Pramuk), Lisa Finlayson (Dan Petric) and Ty West. Predeceased by her husband Murray Ross (1971).

Family will be received on Saturday, April 27, 2013, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, with a family funeral service immediately following at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow in Lakeview Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Breast Cancer Society of Canada (cheques only at the funeral home please).  http://smithfuneralhome.ca/

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BRANDON: Catherine G. “Rena” of Sarnia

Posted by on April 25, 2013

Peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospice on Thursday, April 25, 2013, Catherine G. “Rena” Brandon passed away at the age of 75. Beloved wife of the late William John Brandon (2007). Loving mother of William (Bill) and his wife Linda and Stuart and his wife Jennifer. Cherished grandmother of William, Mathew and Leslie. Survived by many nieces and nephews in Scotland. Remembered by her special nephew and niece Ian and Denise McCorrisken and their son David. Predeceased by her parents and siblings.  Rena retired from Sarnia General Hospital and was a member of the Sarnia Quilters Guild. She was an avid fan of soccer and hockey. Rena will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved her.  Family and friends will be received on Monday, April 29, 2013, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. and from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at Smith Funeral Home. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice (cheques only at the funeral home please).  http://smithfuneralhome.ca/

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SCULLY: Joyce of Sarnia

Posted by on April 25, 2013

Peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, April 25, 2013, Joyce Scully passed away at the age of 86.  Loving and devoted wife of John F. Scully.  Beloved mother of James W. (Lorraine) Scully and Susan F. (Ralph) Lee.  Cherished grandmother of Alison (Chuck) Ewart, Kathryn Lee, James Scully and Laura Scully (Julien Grenier).  Special aunt of Linda Harvey Pickrell.  Predeceased by her parents; Bill and Nellie Harvey and her brothers; Sydney and Robert Harvey.  Cremation has taken place.  A private family interment to be held at a later date.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia (cheques only at the funeral home please).  Arrangements entrusted to Smith Funeral Home, Sarnia.  http://smithfuneralhome.ca/

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DAWSON: Harry of Camlachie, formerly of Pt. Edward

Posted by on April 25, 2013

DAWSON - facebook photo 2 copyPeacefully on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at Bluewater Health, Harry Dawson of Camlachie, formerly of Point Edward, passed away at the age of 87. Beloved husband of the late Grace Dawson (Bannister). Loving father of Judy (Jim) Knox of Camlachie. Cherished grandfather of Brad Knox (Lisa Sillanpaa) of Cambridge and Christine (Mike) Riley of Sarnia. Treasured great-grandfather of Brock, Justyn, Ethan, Travis, and Conner Sillanpaa-Knox and Alyssa Riley. Dear brother of Annie Stoner, Irma Bannister and Dora (Bruno) Kaija, all of Sarnia. Predeceased by his parents Clarence and Dora Dawson; brothers-in-law Wayne Stoner, Lorne Bannister and Jack Bannister; nephew Ralph Bannister; and grand nephew Stuart Bannister. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. He will be missed by all those who knew and loved him.

Harry left home for Naval training in Halifax at the age of 17 and served in the Royal Canadian Navy during WWII. Also, he was in the Naval Reserve at H.M.C.S. Prevost, London and H.M.C.S. Hunter, Windsor, where he continued his Naval training each summer for several weeks, either in Halifax or Victoria. Harry retired from Imperial Oil after 40 years specializing in instrumentation and computers. He was a member of the ISA (International Society of Automation), Sarnia Section. He was an avid sailor and loved curling at the Forest Curling Club.

Family and friends will be received from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. on Monday, April 29, 2013, at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, with the funeral service to commence immediately after visitation at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Lakeview Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to a charity of choice (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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WHALEY: Doris of Sarnia

Posted by on April 25, 2013

Peacefully with her family by her side on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, Doris Whaley passed away at Bluewater Health at the age of 77.  Beloved wife of Harvey. Loving mother of Kim (May) Whaley and Lu-Ann Whaley. Cherished grandmother of Keira Hong-Whaley. Dear sister of Wilhelmine Girard. Predeceased by her brothers Neil Walker and Ray Walker, and by her sister Nellie Loxton.  Doris was kind, loving and nurturing, with a wonderful sense of humour. She was the sunshine of our lives. Forever and ever.  Cremation has taken place. At Doris’ request, no service will be held. Arrangements entrusted to Smith Funeral Home. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, Canadian Diabetes Association or the Sarnia & District Humane Society (cheques only at the funeral home please).  http://smithfuneralhome.ca/

 

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ROUTHEAUX: Cheryl Lynn of Sarnia

Posted by on April 23, 2013

Peacefully after the sunset on Monday, April 22, 2013, with her family by her side at Bluewater Health, Cheryl Lynn Routheaux passed away at the age of 52 after a courageous battle with cancer.  Beloved partner of Darrin Otton. Loving mother of Dawn-Marie Elizabeth Smith (Atlee), Rhonda Lynn Smith (Jamie) and Michelle Lynn Allen (Mike). Cherished Nana of Deegan and Jada Smith; Aaden Smith; and Haley Routheaux and Owen Allen. Dear sister of Arthur Norland. Predeceased by her parents Donald Mitchell and Donna Norland.  Cheryl loved her job at Vision Nursing Home, as well as the staff and residents. She was a very thoughtful and caring person, always putting everyone before herself. She will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved her.  Family and friends will be received from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 26, 2013, at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line Sarnia, with a memorial service immediately following at 4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Cancer Society (cheques only at the funeral home please) http://smithfuneralhome.ca/

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VandenEnden: Cheryl Lynn of Pt. Edward

Posted by on April 23, 2013

VANDENENDEN photo obitIt is with deeply saddened hearts that the family of Cheryl Lynn VandenEnden, age 49 of Sarnia, announces her sudden passing on Sunday, April 21, 2013, at London Health Sciences Centre – University Hospital.  Beloved wife and best friend of Mike. Treasured mother of Kristyn (Steve), Ryan and Tyler. Cherished grandmother of Rosilynn. Loving daughter of Judy and the late Frank and daughter-in-law of Gertrude and the late Adrian. Dear sister of Debbie and Paul. Survived by several brothers and sisters-in-law and many nieces and nephews. Will be sadly missed by her beloved friend Bailey. Cheryl was the proud Nanny of Rosilynn, who she cherished every moment with. She loved being with her family and friends and loved to entertain them. She will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved her.  Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 25, 2013, at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, with a celebration of life to follow at the Point Edward Optimist Hall at 1:00 p.m. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Sarnia & District Humane Society (cheques only at the funeral home please)  http://smithfuneralhome.ca/

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BRITTON: Charles Edward of Sarnia

Posted by on April 23, 2013

BRITTON in mem picture lightenedPeacefully on Sunday, April 21, 2013, Charles Edward Britton passed away at the age of 62 and entered into “the field of dreams.”  Beloved husband of Catherine (nee Young). Loving father of Robert, Clifford, and Jessie (Mark). Dear brother of Lynn (Mark) and Jim (Barb), and brother-in-law of Beth (Norman), Heather (Trevor), Darcy (Sheri), Dan (Leeanne) and Joy (Pete). Predeceased by his son John, brother Doug, parents Desmond and Pauline, and mother-in-law Jean Smith (Douglas). Chuck was a well-known musician in the Sarnia area and loved to entertain. He also played baseball and was a catcher in the town and country fastball league.  A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, with family and friends being received one hour prior to the service.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Inn of the Good Shepherd (cheques only at the funeral home please). http://smithfuneralhome.ca/

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KNIGHT: Robert “Bob” of Corunna

Posted by on April 23, 2013

KNIGHT obit picturePeacefully, surrounded by his family at St. Joseph’s Hospice on Saturday, April 20, 2013, Robert “Bob” Knight passed away at the age of 64.  Beloved husband of the late Susanne (nee Martin) (2008).  Loving father of Jennifer Bailey (Brandon Foulis), Lisa Knight (Dave Vandermeer) and Marielle (Peter) Zenick.  Cherished grandfather of Ashley Bailey, Jeremy Knight and Anthony Vandermeer.  Dear brother of Ronald (Jocelyne) Knight, Claude (Lily) Knight, Carole (Jacques) Tancrède and Johanne (Donald) Doucet.  Loved son of Noëlla and the late Raoul “Rosaire” Knight.  Lovingly remembered by his companion Debra Passingham, sisters-in-law; Joanne (Dan) Knight and Rosemary (Larry) Bigras and by many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.   Bob was a member of the Boilermakers Union, Local 128 and a member of the Elks Lodge and the Sertoma Club. Many thanks to Dr. Maddison and the staff and volunteers at St. Joseph’s Hospice for their care and support.  Cremation has taken place.  A committal service will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at Resurrection Cemetery, 1885 London Line, Sarnia, at 1:30 p.m.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Smith Funeral Home, Sarnia. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice (cheques only at the funeral home please).  http://smithfuneralhome.ca/

 

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O’CONNOR-FRASER: Lois Ann (McCoy) of Sarnia

Posted by on April 23, 2013

O’CONNOR-FRASER, Lois Ann (McCoy) – Peacefully surrounded by her family at Bluewater Health on Friday, April 19, 2013 Lois Ann (McCoy) O’Connor passed away at the age of 83.  Loving mother of Kim Fraser-Beauchamp (Mike), Kelly (Michelle) Fraser, Ronnie Fraser, Donnie (Sue) Fraser, Lynn (Ray) Downie and Wendy Butler.  Cherished grandmother of Brandon, Courtney, Meagan, Emily, Richard, Krista, Kyle, Matthew, Joey, Kevin, great grandmother of 4 and great great-grandmother of 2.  Dear sister of Ila Larkin and Fred McCoy.  Cremation has taken place.  A celebration of life will be held at a later date.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to The Canadian Cancer Society (cheques only the funeral home please).  Arrangements have been entrusted to Smith Funeral Home, Sarnia.  http://smithfuneralhome.ca/

 

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SHUTTLEWORTH: Rev. Gary Thomas

Posted by on April 19, 2013

SHUTTLEWORTH obituary pictureIt is with deeply saddened hearts that we announce the unexpected passing of a loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Rev. Gary Thomas Shuttleworth on Friday, April 19, 2013, at the age of 66. Cherished son of Leonard and the late Verlyn Shuttleworth (nee Walker). Loving husband and best friend of Christine (nee Reynolds) for 34 years. Beloved father of Tammy (Greg) Douglas, the late Gary Todd Shuttleworth, Aaron Shuttleworth, Vanessa (Gord) Spence and Gary Tyler Shuttleworth. Treasured grandfather of five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Dear brother of Leonard Wayne (Diane) Shuttleworth, Karen (Robert) Herman, and Brad (Crystal) Shuttleworth.

Rev. Gary served at several churches throughout Ontario: St. Andrews in Chatham, Knox United and Donnybrook in Auburn, Sheffield United in Sheffield, St. Pauls United in Manitouwadge, St. Pauls United in Tillsonburg and Dunlop United in Sarnia.  Family and friends will be received on Sunday, April 21, 2013, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FAMILY CENTRE (in front of Smith Funeral Home), 1576 London Line, Sarnia. Cremation will take place.  A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, 2013, at Dunlop United Church, 757 Rosedale Ave., Sarnia.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Dunlop United Church (cheques only at the funeral home please).  http://smithfuneralhome.ca/

 

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Sarnia

WHITESELL: Florence (Monminie) of Sarnia

Posted by on April 19, 2013

Most precious wife for 63 years of Orval Whitesell, passed away on the 19th of April 2013, after a courageous battle with cancer.  She was the super Mom of John (Susan), Rae (Heidi) and Lynn Jenkinson (Brian).  She was a member of the Eastern Star and known as “The Flower Lady” for her love and creation of her lovely flowers.  She also leaves behind five grandchildren Jacqueline, Cameron, Benjamin, Samantha, Jonathan, and four great-grandchildren, Sean, Bradley, Travis and Georgia.

At her wish, no funeral service will be held.  A niche at Lakeview Cemetery will hold her precious ashes.  Many thanks to Dr. G. Maddison and his staff for their compassionate care of a Great Lady.    Arrangements have been entrusted to Smith Funeral Home, Sarnia.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice or the Canadian Cancer Society (cheques only at the funeral home please).  http://smithfuneralhome.ca/

 

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STANKIEWICZ: Frederick of Sarnia

Posted by on April 19, 2013

Fred Stankiewicz obituary picturePeacefully at Bluewater Health on Wednesday, April 17, 2013, Frederick Stankiewicz entered eternal life, with his daughter by his side. Fred was proud to have a devoted daughter and fellow traveller, Barbara, loving son-in-law, Sean Ozburn, and admiring grandchildren Alden and Frances. Predeceased by his wife Alexandra Stankiewicz (2011) and his sister Felicia (Stankiewicz) Uchman.

Fred served in the Polish Armoured Division in WWII before emigrating from England to Sarnia. He was pleasantly surprised to live to the age of ninety and was thrilled to receive acknowledgement from the Prime Minister and Governor General. He was a true gentleman and is missed greatly. Heartfelt appreciation to the staff of Bluewater Health, especially those of the Palliative Care Unit. A special thank you to the VON, LEO and Bayshore for the care given to Fred at home.

Family and friends will be received on Sunday, April 21, 2013, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, with prayers being offered at 6:00 p.m. A memorial mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 22, 2013, at Queen of Peace Roman Catholic Church, 566 Rosedale Ave., Sarnia.

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Filed Under: Sarnia

IVERSON: Gordon Thomas of Wyoming

Posted by on April 19, 2013

IVERSON - photo croppedSuddenly on Tuesday, April 16, 2013, Gordon Thomas Iverson passed away at the age of 69.  Beloved husband of Diana Iverson.  Loving father of Angela (John) Bennett, Shelley (Kent) Sanheim, Gordie South, Kelly Iverson (Dale Hiller) and Dallas Iverson.  Cherished grandfather of Alyssa Hiller, Kali, Shondalee, Taylor, Travis Sanheim, Kalika Guthrie, Trey and Rylee Bennett.  Dear brother of Inez (Marvin) Lassi, Linda Ironside (Bill), Terri Iverson, Sammi Iverson, Alma (Rick) Schier.  Brother-in-law of Debbie (Pete) McLean, Doug (Barb) McPhail.  Uncle to Tara Riley and Toren Riley and many more nieces and nephews in Western Canada.  Special Pops to Dean Schmidt and Julie Stewardson.  Gord was an avid
outdoors man, he loved hunting moose, snowmobiling, golfing and hanging out with his friends and family.  Cremation has taken place.  A celebration of life will take place on May 18, 2013 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Wyoming Legion.  Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, ON, N7T 7H2.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to The Charity of your choice
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Filed Under: Sarnia

HOOKEY: Greg of Sarnia

Posted by on April 19, 2013

HOOKEY obituary pictureThe family of Greg Hookey is saddened to announce his unexpected passing on Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at the age of 65.  Beloved husband and best friend of Tina (Vanderveen) Hookey for 42 years. Cherished father of Gina Hookey (Glenn) and the late Joel Hookey (2010). Dear father-in-law of Marnie (Chris). Treasured grandfather of Brittiny, Landen, Coehan, Jordyn, Regan and Taryn. Loving brother of the late Ron (Grace), Barb (Allan), Bob (Mary), Ivan (Terena), Gail (late Buddy) and Mark. Brother-in-law of Helen Laanstra, Cathy (Gerrit) Hultink and Sylvia (Gerry) Wyant. Also survived by several nieces and nephews.  Greg recently retired from Nova Chemicals after 35 years of service. He was an avid bodybuilder and loved to cook for others.  Family and friends will be received on Sunday, April 21, 2013, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A funeral service will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Monday, April 22, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice or Jump Start- Y.M.C.A. (cheques only at the funeral home please).  http://smithfuneralhome.ca/

 

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Filed Under: Sarnia

BENDALL: Sarah Bernice (nee Chappell) of Sarnia

Posted by on April 16, 2013

Peacefully at Vision Nursing Home on Tuesday, April 16, 2013, Sarah Bernice (Chappell) Bendall passed away at the age of 83.  Beloved wife of the late Clifford (2002). Survived by her son Robert (Christine) and his two sons J.R. (fiancée Kelly) and Bryan and their mother Phyllis Bendall; and by her daughter Christena “Tena” (Rick) and their sons Brett and Tyler. Sarah was a member of Eastern Star and White Shrine, and an active member of Paterson Memorial Presbyterian Church.  Family and friends will be received on Thursday, April 18, 2013, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the SMITH FAMILY CENTRE (in front of Smith Funeral Home), 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 19, 2013, at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, with visitation one hour prior to the service. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Alzheimer Society or Vision Nursing Home (cheques only at the funeral home please). http://smithfuneralhome.ca/

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McLEOD: Herbert Arthur of Sarnia

Posted by on April 16, 2013

Peacefully at Bluewater Health on Sunday, April 14, 2013 Herbert Arthur McLeod of Sarnia passed away at the age of 89.  Predeceased by his wife Ruth. Loving father of Grace (Robert) Campbell of Sarnia and Carolyn (Arnold) Copeland of Camrose, Alberta. Cherished grandfather of Kevin Campbell and Brent (Denise) Campbell. Treasured great- grandfather of Aiden, Kayla, Tyler and Ryan. Dear brother of Marion (Charles) McConnell of Napanee, Ontario.  Family and friends will be received on Thursday, April 18, 2013, from 3:30 to 5:00 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 Friday, April 19, 2013, at Smith Funeral Home. Interment to follow at Lakeview Cemetery.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association or World Vision (cheques only at the funeral home please). http://smithfuneralhome.ca/

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Filed Under: Sarnia

DeROOS: Georgina of Sarnia

Posted by on April 16, 2013

Peacefully, surrounded by her family at Bluewater Health Palliative Care on Sunday, April 14, 2013, Georgina DeRoos passed away at the age of 78.  Beloved wife of Wytze DeRoos. Loving mother of Alice (Sid) Nutma and Mettha (Ted) Deelstra. Cherished grandmother of Ryan (Katie), Rob (Courtney), Kurtis (Jaclyn), Kyle (Amelia), Olivia, Cheryl (Aaron), Tom (Melissa), Amanda (Jamie), Mike and Samantha. Treasured great-grandmother of 9 great-grandchildren. Remembered by her brothers and sisters.  Family and friends will be received on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 from 6:30-9:00 p.m. at SMITH FAMILY CENTER, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.  A memorial service will be held at First Christian Reformed Church, 1105 Exmouth St. Sarnia, on Thursday, April 18, 2013  at 11:00 a.m.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to John Knox Christian School, Wyoming; or Sarnia Christian School (cheques only at the funeral home please).  http://smithfuneralhome.ca/

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HILL: Ernest Arthur Henry of Sarnia

Posted by on April 16, 2013

Peacefully at Bluewater Health on Sunday April 14th, 2013 Ernest Arthur Henry Hill of Sarnia passed away at the age of 72.
Ernest has gone to be reunited with his late wife Annie Hill (1999).  Beloved father of Melanie Vinge (Charles) of Sayulita, Mexico, and the late Crystal McCabe (Allister) of Orillia.  Cherished grandfather of Allister and Kyla McCabe.  Survived by his sister Carol Young and his nephews James and Stephen Young.  Predeceased by his parents Ernest Hill, Margaret and Raymond Dionne.  Ernest has been a life member of the Loyal Order of Moose since 1965, and held the Pilgrim Degree of Merit.  He will be missed by all those who knew and loved him.  Family and friends will be received on Wednesday April 17th, 2013 at Smith Funeral Home (1576 London Line, Sarnia) from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. L.O.O.M service of tribute will be held at 7:30 p.m.  A funeral service will be held on Thursday April 18th, 2013 at Smith Funeral Home at 11:00 am with interment to follow in Resurrection Cemetery.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Canadian Diabetes Association or to the charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please).  http://smithfuneralhome.ca/

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Filed Under: Barrie, Sarnia

McLellan: Margaret Jean “Peggy” (nee Riley)

Posted by on April 16, 2013

Peacefully at Bluewater Health on Sunday April 14th, 2013, Margaret Jean “Peggy” McLellan (nee Riley) of Sarnia passed away at the age of 71.  Beloved wife and best friend of Bill McLellan for 52 years.  Survived by Anne Marie Shepley (Chuck), John McLellan (Fran), Alf McLellan (Susan), Don Riley (Linda), Jim and the late June (2011) Morant and their sons Jim Morant (Melanie) and Bill Morant (Brenda).  Cherished aunt to many nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews.
Dear friend of Yvonne, Susan, Barb, Stella and Bob. Peggy will be missed by all those who knew and loved her.  Family and friends will be received on Thursday April 18th, 2013 at Smith Funeral Home (1576 London Line, Sarnia) from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  A funeral mass will be held on Thursday April 18th, 2013 at Sacred Heart Church  (1465 Lecaron Avenue, Sarnia) at 3:00 p.m. with Fr. Peter Keller officiating. Cremation to follow.  In lieu of flowers sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Heart and Stroke foundation (cheques only at the funeral home please).  http://smithfuneralhome.ca/

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Filed Under: Sarnia

PATTERSON: Bernice of Sarnia

Posted by on April 16, 2013

Peacefully at Trillium Villa Nursing Home on Thursday, April 11, 2013, Bernice Patterson passed away at the age of 91. Beloved wife of the late Harvey (2009). Survived by her daughter Yvonne Patterson. Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, April 16, 2013, from 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 Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at Smith Funeral Home. Interment to follow in Lakeview Cemetery.

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Filed Under: Sarnia

ELGIE: Beverly John Wiley Jr. of Sarnia

Posted by on April 12, 2013

Elgie obit photoPeacefully, surrounded by his family, at Bluewater Health on Thursday, April 11, 2013, Beverly John Wiley Elgie Jr. passed away at the age of 58.  Beloved husband, and best friend since childhood, of Debbie (Scaman) for 40 years. Loving father of Shey-Lynn Elgie (Chad Vanderkloet), Kelly Mumford (Scott), and Scott Elgie (Natalie). Devoted Papa to Hunter, Kyla, Brennan, Nolan, Presley, Jaxon and Grasyn. Will be missed by his special companion “Judd.” Dear son of Bev Elgie Sr. and Marilyn Elgie. Survived by his siblings Dwayne Elgie (Becky), Gail Arnold (Tim), Mike Elgie (Brandi), Tina Roes (Steve), and Tammy Hughey (Todd). Also survived by many nieces, nephews, and sisters- and brothers-in law.

Beverly’s greatest joy was being a father and a papa. He always made sure his family felt loved and came before everything else. His motto “Family First” will forever be instilled in our hearts. He will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved him.

Family and friends will be received on Monday, April 15, 2013, 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 Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at Smith Funeral Home. Interment to follow in Lakeview Cemetery.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Ontario Trillium Foundation (cheques only at the funeral home please).  http://smithfuneralhome.ca/

“Deeeee deedely deedely deedely deedely…”

 

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LEITCH: Edwin of North Lambton Lodge formerly of Sarnia

Posted by on April 10, 2013

Peacefully at North Lambton Lodge, Forest, Ontario, on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, Edwin Leitch passed away at the age of 83.  Beloved husband of Ruth (nee Foster) for 59 years. Loving father of Donald (Gail McHardy-Leitch) and Jeananne (Steven) Thomas. Cherished grandfather of Ailsa, Anika and Aislinn. Edwin will be missed by all those who knew and loved him.  Edwin was a retired principal with the Lambton County Board of Education and was Clerk of Session at St. Giles Presbyterian Church for over 30 years. Family and friends will be received on Friday, April 12, 2013, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. and from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the SMITH FAMILY CENTRE (in front of Smith Funeral Home), 1576 London Line, Sarnia.  A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2013, at St. Giles Presbyterian Church, 770 Lakeshore Rd., Sarnia. Interment to follow in Kilmartin Cemetery, 24452 Dundonald Rd., Glencoe, after a time of fellowship.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the St. Giles Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund (cheques only at the funeral home please).  Edwin’s family is grateful for the kindness and care shown by the staff at Bluewater Health and North Lambton Lodge.

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