BRADSHAW: Gerald Lloyd of Petrolia

Posted by on May 15, 2016

BRADSHAW, Gerald Lloyd– Age 79, of Petrolia, formerly of Keremeds B.C., passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Bluewater Health, Sarnia. Beloved husband of the late Lillian (Gammon) Bradshaw (2015) for 53 years. Loving father of the late Timothy Bradshaw (2014) and his late step-son James Ramesbottom (2014). Survived by his daughter-in-laws Bi Bi Bradshaw and Lorraine Ramesbottom. Cherished grandfather of Jo Anne Timmes, Jaxon Bradshaw, Becky Ramesbottom and great-grandfather of Livea, Ryan, Maya and Lola. Dear brother of Leda (late Jack) Webster, Edward (Lucille) Bradshaw, Leo (Jean) Bradshaw, Barbara (Denys) Stewart, late Bruce (Rosemary) Bradshaw and the late Noreen Bradshaw-Roy. Lovingly remember by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Lloyd and Hazel (Nottley) Bradshaw. He served in the Royal Canadian Navy in the mid 50’s. After his service with the navy he worked for North American Van Lines for many years. The family wish to extend a heartfelt thank-you to the nursing staff of Bluewater Health, Sarnia for the fine care and compassion given to Gerry. A special thank-you to the friends at Lambtonian Apartments for making Gerry feel so welcome.
Following Gerald’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a private family graveside will take place at a later date in Bradshaw Cemetery.
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Arrangements entrusted to STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden 519-864-1193.

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Filed Under: British Columbia, Sarnia

BOSS: Kelly Anne of Sarnia

Posted by on May 13, 2016

BOSS, Kelly Anne (nee Smith) – Age 50 of Sarnia, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 13, 2016 at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia. Beloved mother of Ashly Louise Boss and Mason Lee Stevenson. Loving daughter of Louise Lucas (late Don Smith). Survived by her sister Kimberly Smith and her nephew Tyler Currie-Smith. Kelly greatly enjoyed her career as Chief Cook, travelling on the Great Lakes freighters. A Celebration of Life will be held at Stoke’s By The Bay on Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 3:00pm. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Arrangements entrusted to STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden 519-864-1193.

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Filed Under: Sarnia

MATTHEWS: Annie Louise of Delaware

Posted by on May 8, 2016

MATTHEWS, Annie Louise – Peacefully passed during the night of Sunday, May 8, 2016 at Middlesex Terrace, Delaware at the age of 92. Louise was born May 12, 1923 in Moore Township to Ambrose and Lena (nee Armstrong) Rumbold. Beloved wife of the late Clayton Matthews (2005) for 65 years. Loving mother of Carol (Brian) Cannom of Delaware and the late Gary (2007) (Janis) Matthews of Brigden. Cherished grandmother of Samuel Cannom, Ann (Derek) Bonin, Allison (David) Cieri, Craig (Melissa) Matthews and Trevor Matthews (Alanna Quock). Great-grandmother, fondly referred to as “GG” by Anthony and Ryder Cieri, Kaiya, Halia, Quinn and Mazlyn Bonin, and Grayson Matthews. Survived by her brother Melvin (Ruby) Rumbold and sister-in-law Hazel Rumbold. Predeceased by brothers Delmar, Edward (Nancy) Rumbold and sister Helen (Orlo) Fournie. Louise will also be remembered by her many nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 10:00am until the memorial service time at 11:30am. Rev. Jill Rogers officiating. Interment to follow at Bear Creek Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Sixth Line United Church. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Our family would like to thank the staff at Middlesex Terrace for their exceptional, compassionate care and kindness during her residency and especially during her last weeks. Also much appreciation and thanks to Steadman Brothers Funeral Home, Andy, David and Mark for their efficient and sensitive assistance.

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Filed Under: London, Sarnia

WEBSTER: John “Jack” Gordon of Oil Springs

Posted by on May 1, 2016

WEBSTER, John “Jack” Gordon – Age 85, of Oil Springs, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 1, 2016 at Lambton Meadowview Villa, Petrolia. Beloved husband of Leda (nee Bradshaw) Webster for 63 years. Loving father of Patricia Ann Webster of Burnaby, B.C. and Catherine Mae McLean of Sarnia. Cherished grandfather of Darryl Patrick McLean of Sarnia. Survived by his sister Mona Lawhon of Texas, in-laws Edward (Lucille) Bradshaw, Gerald (late Lillian) Bradshaw, Leo (Jean) Bradshaw, Barbara (Denys) Stewart, Rosemary (late Bruce) Bradshaw and the late Noreen Bradshaw-Roy. Predeceased by his parents George and Mae (Hurd) Webster, sisters Marion Jones, Violet Prestanski, Viola McLachlan, sons-in-law Bruce Gongola and Donald McLean. Jack had a great passion for the outdoors, fishing and photography. He worked at Imperial Oil for 35 years. Jack belonged to the Oil Springs Heritage Committee and lived in Oil Springs for over 81 years. A special thank-you to Fiddick’s Nursing Home and Lambton Meadowview Villa Nurses, staff and Dr. Li.
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 from 3:00 to 6:00pm.
Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 11:00am. Interment to follow at Dresden Cemetery.
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society.
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.

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Filed Under: Sarnia, Vancouver

VANDERBURG: Mary Frances of Sarnia

Posted by on April 15, 2016

VANDERBURG, Mary Frances – Age 66 of Sarnia, passed away Thursday, April 14, 2016 at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia. Beloved wife of David Lloyd Vanderburg for 19 years. Loving mother of Gary, Thomas and Becky. Cherished by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Survived by 6 sisters, 2 brothers and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Jack and Frances (Gehrke) Austin.
Cremation has taken place. Following Mary’s wishes there will be no visitation or funeral service. Interment of ashes will take place at Lakeview Cemetery at a later date. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to charity of choice. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Arrangements entrusted to STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden 519-864-1193.

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Filed Under: Sarnia

SMITH: Violet Lily of Petrolia, formerly of Moore Township

Posted by on April 8, 2016

SMITH picSMITH, Violet Lily – Age 97, formerly of Moore Township, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 8, 2016 at Lambton Meadowview Villa, Petrolia. Beloved wife of the late James Henry Smith (2009). Loving mother of Sandra Ellenor of Belle River and Paul (Susan) Smith of RR#1 Mooretown. Cherished grandmother of Shelly (Shawn) Grylls, Pamela Dugal, Ezio De Santis, Lisa Smith and Amanda (Sean) Jenkins. Great-grandmother of Wesley, Josh, Brandi and Tessa. Great-great-grandmother of Jacob Dugal. Predeceased by her parents John and Lily (Clarke) Wareham and brother Cyril (Kathleen) Wareham. Violet was a Life Member of Knox-Moore Presbyterian Church and taught piano for many years.
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Sunday, April 10, 2016 from 2:00 to 4:00pm.
Funeral service will be held on Monday, April 11, 2016 at 11:00am from the funeral home. Interment to follow at Lakeview Cemetery, Sarnia.
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Canadian Cancer Society or Knox-Moore Presbyterian Church.
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. The Smith family would like to extend a sincere thank-you to the staff of Lambton Meadowview Villa, especially Dr. Susan Mather, all the nurses and P.S.W’s involved in mom’s fine care.
Steadman Brothers Funeral Home, 519-864-1193.

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Filed Under: Sarnia, Windsor

Donahue, Bonita

Posted by on March 12, 2016

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend Bonita Joan (McLaughlin) Donahue “Bonnie” of Courtright. She passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia, on Saturday March 12th, 2016 at the age of 74. Beloved wife of Larry Donahue for 55 years. Adored by her children Christine (Lenny) Morrison; of Mitchell, Mark (Lori) Donahue; of Courtright, and Stephen (Ann) Donahue of Wasaga Beach. Loving grandmother of Molly and Tom Morrison; Michael, Amberlee and (late CJ) Donahue; Rachel, Kaitie, Rebecca and Emily Donahue. Daughter of the late Don and Shirley (Whitsitt) McLaughlin. Lovingly missed by Kaye (Kelvin) Pierre and Don Walton. Predeceased by mother and father in-law Roy and Mary Donahue, brother in-law Mike Donahue, brother and sister in-law Patsy and Barney Nottley, and nephew Michael Nottley. She will be fondly remembered by the Nottley and McLaughlin families. Bonita was a long-time school teacher.
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, BRIGDEN on Tuesday March 15, 2016 4-7pm.
A funeral mass will be conducted from St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Corunna on Wednesday March 16, 2016 at 10:30am.
Interment at Sutherland Cemetery at a later date.
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia.

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Filed Under: Sarnia

YOUNG: Eileen Dorothy of Petrolia

Posted by on February 29, 2016

YOUNG photoYOUNG, Eileen Dorothy (Tice) – Age 81 of Fiddick’s Nursing Home, Petrolia passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 28, 2016 at Bluewater Health –C.E.E. Site, Petrolia. Beloved wife of the late Gordon Young (1999). Loving mother of Elizabeth (Ansel) Smart, Susan (Bob) Mitchell, Tim (Karen) Young, Laura (Ken) McLeod, Patrick (Susan) Young, Mike (Jane) Young, Joe (Heather) Young. Cherished grandmother of 17 and great-grandmother of 21. Dear sister of Ken (Fern) Tice and Sharon (Bob) Beggs. Predeceased by her parents William Walter (1983) and Alice Maude (Capes) Tice (2007).
Cremation has taken place. A Private Family Graveside Memorial Service will take place at Bear Creek Cemetery at a later date.
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Kidney Foundation.
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Arrangements entrusted to STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden 519-864-1193.

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Filed Under: Sarnia

PARR: David William of Ajax formerly of Brigden

Posted by on February 27, 2016

PARR, Dr. David William – Of Ajax, formally of Brigden, Ontario, passed away on Sunday, January 31st, 2016. David was born September 17, 1946 and is predeceased by parents Audrey (Rogers) Parr and Dr. Raymond David Frederick Parr of Brigden. He is survived by son Bradley William Parr and daughter Devin (Tim) Mann and grandsons James and Lucas Mann – all of California. He is also survived by his caring special friend of 17 years Gail Aziz – her daughter Lindsay Sirois (John) – and their son Jack – who loved his buddy “Duke”. David is sadly missed by his sister Mary Ann (Dr. Dave) Jones and nephews Bryan and Brent Jones.
A celebration of David’s life took place Saturday, February 6, 2016 in Ajax where David practiced dentistry for 42 years. There will be a private family internment in the spring at Bear Creek Cemetery.
A Memorial Donation may be considered in memory of Dr. David Parr at the Muskoka Boat & Heritage Centre (where he volunteered) 275 Steamship Bay Road, Gravenhurst, Ontario, PlP 1Z9 Reg# 132617770RR0001, or to a charity of your choice.
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Arrangements entrusted to STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden 519-864-1193.

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Filed Under: Sarnia, Toronto

WHITE: Carl Douglas of Mooretown

Posted by on February 27, 2016

WHITE, Carl Douglas – Age 55 of RR#1 Mooretown, passed away on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at Bluewater Health, Sarnia. Beloved son of Donna Margaret White (nee Campbell) and the late Clayton White (2005). Greatly missed by his brother Harley Clayton White. Survived by several cousins. Following Carl’s wishes a Private Family Graveside has taken place on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at Bear Creek Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the charity of your choice. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Arrangements entrusted to STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden 519-864-1193.

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Filed Under: Sarnia

MARSH: Aleta May formerly of Brigden

Posted by on February 19, 2016

MARSH picAleta May Marsh (nee Courtney), age 99, formerly of Brigden, passed away peacefully surrounded by family at Trillium Villa Nursing Home, Sarnia on Thursday February 18, 2016, just a few days away from reaching her 100th year. Aleta was born in Sarnia and was a graduate of SCITS. Beloved mother of Ronald Everett (Wendy) Marsh of Toronto, Dr. Brian Allen (Kathleen) Marsh of Sarnia. Loving grandmother of Gary Marsh and Kayley Marsh both of Toronto. Rod (Titania) Marsh of Bowen Island, BC and Courtney (Greg) Kirby of Delta, BC. Cherished great grandmother of Wilde Marsh, Madison and Barrett Everett Kirby. Survived by her brother Fred Courtney and friend Ruby. Predeceased by her parents Arthur and Essie (Hoover) Courtney, husband Everett Marlin Marsh (1983) of 47 years, sisters Vera (Ed) Odell and Mabel (Chris) Walters, dear sister-in-law Evelyn Courtney. Aleta was secretary and operated the Brigden Hydro System alongside Everett for many years. As well as being a devoted homemaker, mother and grandmother, Aleta was an active member of the Women’s Institute, the United Church Women of Brigden United Church, a member of the Brigden Home Builders Club and a founding member of the Moore Museum. Aleta’s artistry was witnessed in delicious meals, her beautiful gardens and love of fashion. Aleta enjoyed many pursuits including golf, curling and participating in the Brigden Fair. She enjoyed her bridge friends to the end. In her senior years Aleta happily pursued her art work and through grit determination, got her driver’s license. Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, BRIGDEN, on Friday February 26, 2016 from 3 to 7pm. Funeral service will be conducted from the Funeral Home on Saturday February 27, 2016 at 11:00am, followed by interment at Bear Creek Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, Brigden United Church, Brigden Park Place or charity of your choice. Memories may be sent online to www.steadmanbrothers.ca Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193

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Filed Under: Sarnia

KUCHROWY: John Alexander of Oil Springs

Posted by on January 31, 2016

KUCHROWY, John Alexander – Age 73 of Oil Springs, passed away after a long and courageous battle with cancer on Sunday, January 31, 2016 at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia. He was his own man, one of a kind and loved unconditionally by his family. Beloved husband of Linda Kuchrowy for 52 years. Loving father of Kelly Kuchrowy (Lowana). Cherished grandfather of Breanne (Nathan) and Mathew. Dear brother of Rosemary Tonkin (Megan and Gareth) and extended family. Predeceased by his daughter Dawn (2011), mother Anne (2013), father John (1990) and brother Bob (1972). His canine companion, Clifford, has lost his buddy. John loved to fish and spend time boating with family and friends. The family would like to thank Dr. Maddison and the staff at St. Joseph’s Hospice for their wonderful support and care of John during the last two weeks. A special thanks to Don Kersey, Doug Hacking and his visiting nurse, Cynthia.
At John’s request there will be no funeral service and cremation has taken place.
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia.
**Fishing until current kickoff xxx
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Arrangements entrusted to STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden 519-864-1193.

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Filed Under: Sarnia

McCALLUM: Deborah Marie of Sarnia

Posted by on January 16, 2016

McCALLUM, Deborah Marie – Age 51 of Sarnia, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 15, 2016 at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia. Beloved mother of Stephen Doan of Sarnia. She was a mother figure to all of Stephen’s friends. A graveside memorial service will be conducted at a later date. Cremation has taken place. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice for their fantastic care. Arrangements entrusted to STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden 519-864-1193.

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Filed Under: Sarnia

REYNOLDS: Noreen Ida of Petrolia

Posted by on January 12, 2016

REYNOLDS, Noreen Ida (Capes) – Age 86 of Corunna, passed away peacefully at Bluewater Health, C.E.E. Site, Petrolia with her family by her side on Monday, January 11, 2016. Loving mother of Gregory Reynolds (Carol) and Darlene Riddoch (Doug). Awesome and beloved Grandma of Nathaniel and Andrew Riddoch who were the sunshine in her life and she shared a special relationship with both of them. Noreen is predeceased by her loving husband, Grant Reynolds (2004), her parents Alvin Thomas Capes and Amelia Blanche (Sharpe) Capes of Sombra Township, sisters Frances Farquhar, Edna Blackshaw and Jean Capes and brothers Walter Capes and infant brother Arthur Capes. Noreen is survived by her sisters Joyce Stover of Mississauga and Lillian (Ben) Wells of Essex. Noreen is also survived by her sister-in-law Betty Jean Capes of Corunna. Noreen was “the best aunt ever” to numerous nieces and nephews. Noreen was a very special friend to Janice Schenck and a life-long friends to Yvonne Gray and Eva Robbins. Noreen was born in Sombra Township on June 27, 1929 and lived there until she married Grant Reynolds on August 14th, 1948. She lived at the family farm with Grant on Waubuno Road in Moore Township until she moved to Thompson Gardens in Corunna in 2005. In April 2015 she moved to Fiddick’s Retirement Home in Petrolia. Noreen loved to quilt. One of her greatest joys was quilting with the Quilting Ladies from Sixth Line United Church. She taught Sunday School at the Sixth Line United Church, Mooretown. Noreen loved to shop and never missed an opportunity to spot a bargain. While living at Thompson Gardens she loved to shop and go out to lunch with Janice.
Cremation has taken place. At Noreen’s request there will be no visitation or funeral service. A private family Graveside Memorial Service will take place on June 27, 2016 at Grant Cemetery, St. Clair Township.
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to C.E.E. Hospital Foundation or the Children’s Health Foundation, London.
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Arrangments entrusted to STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden 519-864-1193.

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Filed Under: Sarnia

TENNYSON: William Edwin of Corunna

Posted by on December 30, 2015

TENNYSON, William Edwin – Age 64 of Corunna, passed away peacefully with his wife Dianne by his side on Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at Bluewater Health, Sarnia. Beloved husband of Dianne Tennyson (nee Hayward) for 30 years. Loving father of Jessica (Ryan) DeGasperis and Roy Tennyson. New grandfather of Quinn DeGasperis (born December 25, 2015). Dear brother of James Tennyson of Toronto. Survived by his aunt Joyce Page of Brigden and cousins Janet (Brian) Edgar of Brigden, Carol (Maurice) Lebert of Brigden, David (Jill) Arnold of Brights Grove, Cheryl (Sally Isaacs) Tennyson. Predeceased by his parents Roy (1980) and Dorothy (1991) Tennyson and in-laws Peter (2004) and Maxine Hayward (2014). Bill will always be remembered by his family and many friends for his sense of humour and his incredible strength and spirit as he faced his health challenges which he refused to let define him. The Tennyson family would like to express a sincere thank-you to Dr. Jean Lising and Bill’s personal support workers Michelle Benson and Lori Crone for their compassionate care.
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Friday, January 1, 2016 from 1:00 to 4:00pm.
Funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 11:00am from the funeral home. Interment to follow at Bear Creek Cemetery.
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Society or Parkinson Society.
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.

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Filed Under: Sarnia

STRUCK: Amelia Elizabeth of Sarnia, formerly of Brigden

Posted by on December 26, 2015

STRUCK, Amelia Elizabeth (Pretty) – Age 98, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 26, 2015 at Bluewater Health, Sarnia. Beloved wife of the late Elgin J. Struck (1988). Daughter of the late Russell and Frances (Johnson) Pretty. Loving mother of Barbara (Wm. J.) Kilbreath of Lions Head, Nancy (late Charles) Roberts of Wallaceburg, Patricia (late Murray) Mills of Oil Springs, Jack (Sheila) Struck of Sarnia, Frances (Peter) Clarke of St. Andrews Manitoba, Russell (June) Struck of Brigden, Dorothy (Terry) Harapiah of Winnipeg Beach Manitoba. Cherished grandmother of 17, great-grandmother of 38 and great-great-grandmother of 17. Predeceased by her sisters Mary (Clyde) Lobban, Elvie (Harold) Johnson and Olive Pretty, brother-in-law Charles (Ruth) Struck and great-grandson Jeremy Mills. Amelia was a Life Member of Lady Martha Rebekah Lodge in Brigden. Amelia and her husband owned and operated Struck’s Red and White Store for 20 years in Brigden, after Amelia worked in merchandise sales in Sarnia for many years. She will be sadly missed by all her family.
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice.
Cremation has taken place. A visitation and memorial service followed by a graveside service will be announced at a later date.
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Arrangements entrusted to STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden 519-864-1193.

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Filed Under: Manitoba, Owen Sound, Sarnia

ROTHE: Anna of Sarnia

Posted by on December 22, 2015

ROTHE, Anna, age 92 of Sarnia, passed away December 21, 2015 at Trillium Villa Nursing Home, Sarnia. Following Anna`s wishes there will be no funeral service. Cremation has taken place. Memories and condolences can be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Arrangements entrusted to STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, BRIGDEN. 519-864-1193

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Filed Under: Sarnia

SITZES: Jean Marie of Sarnia

Posted by on December 4, 2015

SITZES, Jean Marie – Age 63 of Sarnia, passed away Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at her residence. Beloved wife of the late Oliver “Jarve” Sitzes (2015) for 39 years. Loving mother of Richard (Carly) Sitzes, Clement (Angela) Gosselin, Doreen (Greg “Tubby”) Sitzes, Maureen (Mike) Ryan, Duane (Bonnie) Sitzes, Colin (Amanda) Sitzes. Cherished grandmother of Olivia, Damian and Jade Sitzes, Joshua and Michelle Ryan, Zachary and Heidi Sitzes as well as several great-grandchildren. Survived by her brothers Frank Lafond and sisters Aline Lafond, Nicole St. Andre, Danielle Hanson, Susan Jacklin, Denise Winterburn as well as several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Dan and Theresa Grandmont, brothers Andre, Bruno and Harvey Lafond. Jean loved to follow the Nascar races and did not like to be interrupted while the race was on television. Jean will be greatly missed by her Facebook friends.
Following her wishes cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation or service.
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Arrangements entrusted to STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden 519-864-1193.

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Filed Under: Sarnia

MAW: Jean Marguerite of Moore Township

Posted by on December 1, 2015

MAW, Jean Marguerite (Eyre) – Age 83 of Moore Township passed away with her loving family at her side on Monday, November 30, 2015 at St Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia. Devoted wife of Howard Maw for 59 years. Loving mother of Jim & Brenda Maw and Marie Maw. Cherished grandmother of Kyle & Julie Maw, Devon Maw and Lacey & David Eramo. Special great-grandmother to Logan Maw. Dear sister of Russell & Shirley Eyre, Arthur & Karen Eyre and Melba & Jerry Duncan. Sister-in-law to Shirley & Russell Eyre and Diane & Jack Stewart. Treasured by many family and friends. Predeceased by brother Ralph Eyre (1951)? parents Elvin (1967) & Lila (1990) Eyre? and sister-in-law Doris (2013) & Bill (1995) Hitchcock. The eternal educator, Jean’s passion for teaching was always apparent in everything she taught including school, baking and gardening. Her famous baked goods always received high bids at local charity auctions. Her love of rural life and dairy cows followed her beyond living on the farm as she always continued to have a keen interest in the farming operations of the next generations. The ‘tart lady’ will be sadly missed by many at Brigden Housing, Moore Agricultural Society, Sixth Line United Church, the former Moore Centre Women’s Institute and many other worthwhile organizations. Thanks to the compassionate staff and volunteers at St Joseph’s Hospice.
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Friday, December 4, 2015 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm.
Funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 10:30am from the funeral home.
A private family interment will be held at Bear Creek Cemetery. Rev. Jill Rogers officiating.
In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to St Joseph’s Hospice or Sixth Line United Church.
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.

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Filed Under: Sarnia

BURNARD: Reginald James of Petrolia

Posted by on November 17, 2015

BURNARD, Reginald James– It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Reginald James Burnard peacefully at home on the farm in Enniskillen Township on Monday, November 16, 2015 at the age of 89. Beloved husband of the late Reta Kathleen “Kay” Reginald Burnard (2015). Loving father of Lyle (Brenda) Burnard and Betty (John) LeNeve. Cherished grandfather of Leanne (Dave) Kember, Thomas (Natalie) Burnard, Katie (Justin) Peters and Kevin LeNeve. Loving great-grandfather of Leah, Jonah, Sophie, Henry, Ainsley and Ashlyn. Survived by his sister Rosie Hyatt. Predeceased by his parents Herbert and Mable (Thompson) Burnard, his brothers George, Jack and Charles Burnard and daughter-in-law Penny Burnard. Reg served in World War II in the Canadian Navy. He farmed all his life on the family farm, where he loved to garden. Reg was an active member of Zion and Brigden United Church.
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 from 6-8pm.
Funeral service will be held on Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 1:00pm from the funeral home. Interment to follow at Bear Creek Cemetery. Rev. Sandra Fogarty officiating.
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Brigden United Church.
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.

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Filed Under: Sarnia

CARPENTER: Russell William of Oil Springs

Posted by on November 8, 2015

CARPENTER, Russell William – Age 69 of Edy’s Mills, passed away with his loving family by his side on Saturday, November 7, 2015 at Bluewater Health, Sarnia. Beloved husband of Orial (nee Oliver) Carpenter for 52 years. Loving father of Brian Carpenter and Shelley (Robert) Atwell. Cherished Grampy of Bradley, Lydia, Brett and Kylie Carpenter, Ryan and Allison Atwell. Dear brother of Marjorie Watterworth, Diane (Harold) Hull, Lorraine (late Pat) Russell, Kathy (Wayne) Wagner and Karen (Wayne) Crosby. Sadly missed by Marion (Ron) Thomson, Elaine (Jim) Newport, Randy (Darwin) Oliver and mother-in-law Violet (Dale) Oliver. Predeceased by his parents Jack and Dorothy (nee Hill) Carpenter and father-in-law Melvin Oliver.
At Russell’s request cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation or funeral service.
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Arrangements entrusted to STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden 519-864-1193.

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Filed Under: Sarnia

LaFLEUR, Charles Joseph Edouard

Posted by on November 2, 2015

LAFLEUR, Charles Joseph Edouard – Age 80, of Lambton Meadowview Villa, Petrolia passed away on Friday, October 30, 2015. Beloved husband of the late Evelyn Elizabeth (nee Murray) (1983). Following Charles wishes, cremation has taken place and a private graveside service will take place at Moore Union Cemetery, Mooretown at a later date.
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Arrangements entrusted to STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden 519-864-1193.

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JAQUES: Lyle Franklin of Oil Springs

Posted by on October 29, 2015

JAQUES, Lyle Franklin – Age 77, of Oil Springs, passed away peacefully at Bluewater Health – C.E.E. Site, Petrolia on Wednesday, October 28, 2015. Beloved husband of Beth (nee Japp) Jaques for 55 years. Loving father of Shelli (Jim) Verbeek of Pain Court and Daryl (Teresa) Jaques of Petrolia. Dear grandfather of Brent (Eva) Baker, Meghan (Dean) Schives, Jeremy Baker, Amberly Jaques (Dillion) and Brandon Jaques. Survived by his sister-in-law Muriel Jaques and brother-in-law William Bryan. Predeceased by his parents Ed and Lena (nee Eagleson) Jaques, brothers Gerald Jaques and Russell (Dolores) Jaques, sisters Eleanor Bryan and Connie Johnson.
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Saturday, October 31, 2015 from 3:00 to 7:00pm.
A private family Graveside Funeral Service will be held at Oil Springs Cemetery on Monday, November 2, 2015.
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Canadian Cancer Society or C.E.E. Hospital Foundation.
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.

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SCOTT: Kathleen “Kay” of Sombra

Posted by on October 26, 2015

SCOTT, Kathleen “Kay” (Shepley) – Age 84, of Sombra passed away peacefully with her family by her side at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia, on Sunday, October 25, 2015. Beloved wife of Roderick “Gary” Scott for 65 years. Loving mother of John (Janet) Scott, Brigden; Roberta (John) Vandevenne, Corunna; Alvin (Kathy) Scott, Brigden; Lee (Bonnie) Scott, Oil Springs; Luann (Doug) Babcock, Brigden. Dear grandmother “Granny” to 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Raymond Shepley; Helen McGaffey; John Shepley; Winnifred Klingbile; Clara McNaughton; Edith McNaughton and their spouses, and sister-in-law Ann Shepley. Special friend to Keith, Chrissy & Dylan Hiltz. Predeceased by her parents, Alvin & Clara (Makey) Shepley; step-mother Alvera (Brown) Shepley; brothers Edwin Shepley; Wilbert Shepley as well as 1 brother-in-law and 3 sisters-in-law; son Andrew Scott; and an infant grandson. Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Friday, October 30, 2015 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Sunset Rebecca Lodge #185 Sombra will conduct a memorial service at 3:45pm. Funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, October 31, 2015 at 11:00 am from the funeral home. Interment of ashes to follow at Wilkesport Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.

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WALSH: John Joseph Albert of Mooretown

Posted by on October 14, 2015

WALSH, John Joseph Albert “Joe” – Age 76 of Mooretown, passed away Tuesday, October 13, 2015 doing what he loved doing…. farming. With a passion for life and a warm hearted spirit, Joe surrounded himself with family and friends. His smile was sincere and he always had a kind word to say. Beloved husband of Marion (Clingersmith) Walsh for 53 years. Adored by his children Mike (Cathy) Walsh, Terri (Roger) McAuslan, Bob (Lisa) Walsh, Cathy (the late Chuck) Roegiest, the late Joanne (Daren) Ingham, Dave (Heather) Walsh. Cherished and idolized by his grandchildren Jon, Carson, Emily, Owen, Jason, Matt (Megan), Andrew (Kim), Adam, Evan (Brittany), Sydney, Eric, Katie, Jenny (Derek), Stephen, Ethan, Logan, Allison and Ryan.
Lovingly missed by his siblings Rose Marie (the late Bruce) Daziel, Ed (Karen) Walsh and brother-in-law Bill (Irene) Clingersmith.
Prayers will be offered on Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 1:30pm.
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Thursday, October 15, 2015 from 2-4 and 7-9pm.
Funeral Mass, officiated by Father Dan Vere, will be held from St. Joseph / St. Charles Catholic Church, Corunna, on Friday, October 16, 2015 at 11:00am. Interment to follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
In Joe’s memory, sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice or St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Building Fund.
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.

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