McCALLUM: Muriel June of Brigden

Posted by on April 7, 2014

MCCALLUM, Muriel June (James) – age 77, of Brigden, passed away Saturday April 5, 2014 at Bluewater Health, C.E.E. site, Petrolia. Beloved wife of Bruce McCallum for 54 years. Survived by her brother Roy James (Regina) and sisters in-law Mary James (Sarnia) and Dorothy James (Halifax). A cherished grandmother to Jason, late Jeremy, Hanneke, Jarod and Katie Mills. She will be missed by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents, Albert and Ethel (Mayne) James (Saskatchewan) and siblings, Stanley, Benson, Donald, Elwood, Joyce James, Lillian Joyce, and Gladys Koronev. Muriel was born in Saskatchewan and moved to Sombra Township in 1937. Muriel was a member of the Knox Dawn Presbyterian Church, an active member of the former Brigden branch of the Women’s Institute and she spent many years on the Moore Ag. Society Fair Board, serving as secretary/treasurer as well as President. She was an avid and talented quilter. Muriel will be deeply missed for her quick wit and her wonderful sense of humor. Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Thursday April 10, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral service will be conducted from the Funeral Home on Friday April 11, 2014 at 11:00am with Rev Harvey Osborne officiating. Interment of ashes at Bear Creek Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Inn of the Good Shepherd, Knox Dawn Presbyterian Church and Women’s Interval Home. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca.
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Filed Under: Sarnia

HAYWOOD: William Gordon of Brigden

Posted by on March 7, 2014

HAYWOOD, William Gordon – age 65 of Brigden passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014 at his residence. Beloved husband of the late Barbara Haywood (2013). Loving father of Wes Shaw and his wife Shaynna of Morpeth and Andrew Haywood and his wife Carlie of Brigden. Loving grandfather of Tyler, Caleb, Alyssa and Callum. Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPELS, Brigden on Sunday, March 9, 2014 from 2:00 to 4:00pm. Cremation to follow with a private graveside service at a later date. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice, CNIB 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: Chatham-Kent, Sarnia

STEWART: Robert John “Stubber” of Sombra

Posted by on March 3, 2014

STEWART, Robert John “Stubber” – Age 56 of Sombra, passed away suddenly on Sunday, March 2, 2014 at his residence. Beloved son of Ruth and the late Charlie Stewart (1996). Survived by his sisters Connie Schinkel and her dear friend Ken Spacil of Blenheim and Ruth Ann Stewart of Sombra, aunt Catherine Stewart and several cousins. Predeceased by his grandparents Mary and Louis Reynolds, Madeline and Francis Stewart, nephew Colin Schinkel, aunt and uncles Bruce and Charlotte Dockrill, Dick Stewart, Jim Stewart, Pat and Donna Stewart. Bob was a sprinkler fitter for many years then an Iron Worker for the Local 700 until his health prevented him from working.
Family and friends will be received on Thursday, March 6, 2014 from 5-9pm at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPELS, Brigden. Funeral service will be held on Friday, March 7, 2014 at 11:00am from the funeral home. Interment to follow at Riverside Cemetery, Sombra.
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.

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Filed Under: Sarnia

LAPIER: Joseph Carlyle of Oil Springs

Posted by on March 3, 2014

LAPIER, Joseph Carlyle – Age 73 of Oil Springs passed away on Sunday, March 2, 2014 at Bluewater Health, C.E.E. Site, Petrolia. Beloved husband of the late Helen Marie (Taylor) LaPier (2013). Loving father of Margaret (Patrick) Uhlman of Brigden and Jo Ann (Kevin) Coulter of Alvinston. Cherished grandfather of Mitchell, Bridon, Jamie, Travis and Caitlin. Survived by sisters Sally (Jack) Selinger, Mary Elizabeth (John) McKegan and brother Thomas (Marlene) LaPier. Predeceased by his parents Charles and Agnes (Neville) LaPier and siblings Catherine, George, Margaret, Jack, Patricia, Charles and James.
Family and friends will be received on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9pm at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPELS, Brigden. Prayers will be offered at 3:45pm. Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 11:00am at St. Phillips Catholic Church, 415 King Street, Petrolia. Father Tony Del Ciancio officiating. Interment at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Corunna.
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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Filed Under: Sarnia

PATTERSON: Lynn Cheryl of Oil City

Posted by on February 10, 2014

PATTERSON, Lynn Cheryl (Anderson) – Age 69 of Oil City, passed away on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at Bluewater Health, Sarnia. Beloved wife of John Wesley Patterson for 40 years. Loving mother of Scott (Troy) McDonald of Oil City, Kelly (Norm) Tuckwell of Fergus, step-mother of Randy (Delores) Patterson of Oil Springs, Larry Patterson of Sarnia and Terry Patterson of Oil Springs. Cherished grandmother of 14 and great-grandmother of 2. Survived by her siblings David Huggett of Sarnia, Maida Huggett of Ingersol, Kevin (Agie) Huggett of Sarnia, step-sister Carla McLean of Sarnia, as well as several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Harvey and Mildred (Moore) Anderson Huggett, step-father John “Son” Huggett, step-brothers John and Ron Huggett, step-sisters Nancy and Pamela Huggett. Lynn was a Registered Nurse for 40 years, a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 216, Petrolia, as well as the Shrine Daughter of the Nile #111 Omar Temple, Sarnia.

VISITATION
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPELS on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9pm.

MEMORIAL SERVICE
A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 11:00am from the funeral home. Rev. James White will be officiating. Interment of ashes at Oil Springs Cemetery will take place at a later date.

DONATIONS
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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Filed Under: Sarnia

BARG: Wanda of Corunna

Posted by on December 31, 2013

BARG, Wanda – Age 88 of Corunna, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at Bluewater Health, Sarnia. Beloved sister of Selma (Gordon) Bicum of Sombra. Survived by 6 nieces and 2 nephews as well as her family at Thompson Gardens, Corunna. Predeceased by her parents Abram and Lena (Neufeld) Barg, brothers Abram and Ernest Barg, sister Melita (John) Toews and nephew John. A Memorial Service will be held at Corunna United Church, 198 Hill Street, on Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 11:00am. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service. Interment of ashes will take place at a later date at Riverside Cemetery, Sombra. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Moore Presbyterian Foundation. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Arrangements entrusted to STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPELS, Brigden, 519-864-1193.

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Filed Under: Sarnia

Rankin, Donald

Posted by on December 17, 2013

RANKIN, Donald Kenneth – age 86, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Monday December 16, 2013 at Bluewater Health, Sarnia. Born March 13, 1927 to Kenneth and Stella (Chrysler) Rankin in Sombra Township. Beloved husband of June (Fournie) for over 61 years. Loving father to Wayne (Bev) Rankin, Jerry (Denise) Rankin, Robert Rankin, Linda (Charlie) Henry. Dear grandpa to Jeff (Carrie) Rankin, Stephanie (Scott) Sawinksi, Amanda Rankin (Zack), Kyle Rankin (Cassie), Greg Henry and Mike Henry. Great-grandpa of Sabrina, Hannah, Maddison, Chloe and Cooper Rankin. Dear brother/brother-in-law to Hazel (late Lloyd) Clysdale, Maurice (Ruby), Ray (Helen), Archie (Dora), Ernie (Carol), Bob (Marie) Rankin, Betty (Harvey) Bell, Joyce (late Ralph) Harrett, Marge (late Jack) McLaughlin, Muriel (Bill) Whale, Doreen (late Bill) McKeegan, Sharon (Alf) Branton, Lois (Delbert) Lorenz. Don leaves behind many nieces and nephews. Don was a faithful man who loved his family, farming and old time fiddle music. He enjoyed watching his kids and grandkids play their sports and listen to them play their music. He listened to his fiddle tunes to the very end.
Family and friends will be received on Thursday December 19, 2013 2 to 4 and 7-9 pm at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, BRIGDEN. Funeral service will be held on Friday, December 20, 2013 at 11:00am from the funeral home with Rev. George Bell officiating. Interment Mooretown Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to charities of choice. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.

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Filed Under: Sarnia

GRAHAM: John MacIntyre “Mac” of Brigden

Posted by on December 13, 2013

GRAHAM, John “Mac” MacIntyre – passed away at Lambton Meadowview, Petrolia on Wednesday December 11, 2013 at the age of 86.  Mac will be spending Christmas with Jesus in the arms of his predeceased loving wife Velma (2012) and predeceased son Wilfred (1962).  Mac and Velma were married for sixty two years. The family who will mourn Mac and cherish their loving memories include their children Sandra (Jim) Brennan, Roxanne (Doug) Dobbs, Margaret (Jim) Scales, Harold (Sandra) Graham and Keith (Tracy) Graham. Grandchildren are Julie (Shawn) Jackson, Lisa (Steve) McGrail, Kellie (Nick) DiNiro, Christopher (Christine) Scales, Ryan (Noranda) Dobbs, Tyler (Shana) Dobbs, Madison Graham. There are 10 great grandchildren to share memories and stories. He is survived by his brother Robert Graham and sister Christine (Darryl) Mitchell and his brothers-in-law Ken and Jack (Bea) Arnold and sister-in-law Audrey Arnold. Mac was predeceased by his parents Elva and Stanley Graham and stepmother Marie Leitch, his great-granddaugher Kylie McGrail (2004) and brothers-in-law Harold and Jim Arnold and sister-in-law Shirley. Mac’s life centered around his family and community. He was on Moore Township Council during the 1970’s and 1980’s and also represented the municipality at the county level as Deputy Reeve.  Mac was very active with the Parks Board, the Moore Agricultural Society, Brigden Optimist Club, Petrolia Golf and Curling Club and was a member of the Leopold Masonic Lodge No. 397 Brigden for over fifty years. Mac worked as an Instrument Mechanic for Imperial Oil for approximately 30 years and was the president of the annuity club after retirement. When retired, Mac was able to pursue his true love, farming and raising Champion Limousin cattle. He was successful in producing many champions locally and at the Royal Winter Fair. Mac loved animals and was known for always having a dog companion in his farm vehicle. His latest buddies, Poly and Phoebe visited him in the nursing home at least twice a week and will miss their best friend, the residents of the home and their car rides to Petrolia. Mac was never a follower and always a leader who jumped into everything he did with both feet, mom never complained. Recently Mac’s mantra has been “if there is anything you want to do, do it now, before it is too late”. Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden, on Tuesday December 17, 2013 from 5-8pm.  A Masonic service is scheduled at 7:45pm. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday December 18, 2013 at 11:00 am from the funeral home. Rev. Joanne Symington officiating.  Interment Black Creek Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to either the Canadian Cancer Society or the Sarnia Humane Society would be appreciated. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.

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Filed Under: Sarnia

DUQUETTE: Joyce Marie of Blenheim

Posted by on November 29, 2013

DUQUETTE, Joyce Marie – Age 61 of Blenheim, passed away on Thursday, November 28, 2013 at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance. Loving mother of Terry-Lynn Marie Duquette and Jason John Joseph Duquette. Cherished grandmother of Courtney Marie Larmand and Erin Nicole Duquette. Predeceased by her parents Gerard and Velma (Laurin) Marion, husband Ronald Paquette and sister Edith Genderon. Survived by many family and friends. Cremation has taken place. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Arrangements entrusted to STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPELS.

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Filed Under: Barrie, Chatham-Kent, London, Sarnia

KNEESHAW: Francis “Frank” Victor of Corunna

Posted by on November 15, 2013

KNEESHAW, Francis “Frank” Victor – Age 87 of Corunna, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at Bluewater Health, Sarnia. Beloved husband of Dolores Annie (Harrison) Kneeshaw for 67 years. Loving father of Rebecca Jane (Melvin) Anderson of Mooretown, Marylou (Richard) White of Sarnia and Jeffrey (Brenda) Kneeshaw of Corunna. Cherished grandfather of Jeffrey (Audra), Michael (Davina) and Joe (Kristie) Anderson, Vicky and Tyler Kneeshaw. Great-grandfather of Nicholas, Zachary, Benjamin, Daniel, Erin, Matthew, Ashley, Trevor, Thomas and Luke. Dear brother of Olive Bowers (late Ted) of Sarnia. Predeceased by his sister Katherine (Ted) McAstocker. Frank served his country and was a Life Member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 447, Corunna. Respecting Frank’s wishes there will be no visitation or funeral service. A celebration of life will take place at the Corunna Legion on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 2:00pm. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 447 Corunna Poppy Fund or the charity of your choice. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Arrangements entrusted to STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPELS, 519-864-1193.

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Filed Under: London, Sarnia

YOUNG: William Alexander of Sombra

Posted by on November 4, 2013

YOUNG, William Alexander – Age 81, of Sombra, passed away peacefully at his residence on Saturday, November 2, 2013. Beloved husband of the late Joyce (Long) Young (1966). Loving father of Marilyn (Steve) Mullen of Courtright, Linda (Mike) Shepley of Sombra. Cherished grandfather of Melissa and Katie Mullen and Tracy, Tammy (Shawn), Robyn and Christopher Shepley. Sadly missed by his sister Jean Riddoch and brother Gerald (Glenda) Young as well as several nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his parents Guy and Gladys (Fournie) Young and brother-in-law Robert Riddoch. Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPELS on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 6:00 to 9:00pm and 10am until Funeral service time at 11:00 am on Thursday November 7, 2013. Interment to follow at Riverside Cemetery, Sombra. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation or the 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: Chatham-Kent, Sarnia

BRIDGES: Kathryn Marie of Oil Springs

Posted by on October 26, 2013

BRIDGES, Kathryn Marie (Gentleman) – Age 94 of Oil Springs, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 25, 2013 at Bluewater Health – C.E.E. Site, Petrolia. Beloved wife of the late Claire Burton Bridges (1992). Loving mother of Tom (Tracey) Bridges of Panama and Brenda (Larry) Morningstar of Brigden. Cherished grandmother of Greg and Brian Bridges, Jacalyn Pendleton, Bretton Gillespie, Tim (Shona) Gray, Tammy (Barry) Newman, Terry (Renee) Gray, Leeanne Walsh, Jennifer (Glen) Doxtator. Loving great-grandmother of 12. Survived by sisters Marjorie Alderman, Elizabeth Spearman and sister-in-law Norma Gentleman. Predeceased by son Robert (stillborn), brother James Gentleman, sister Mildred Jackson, son-in-law Douglas Gray.
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPELS on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. The Lady Washington Rebekah Lodge #337, Oil Springs will hold a service on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 3:45pm.
Funeral service will be held on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 11:00am from the funeral home. Interment to follow at Alvinston Cemetery.
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca . Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.

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Filed Under: Sarnia

SCOTT: Walter John of Sombra

Posted by on October 26, 2013

SCOTT, Walter John – Suddenly as a result of a farm accident, Walter Scott of Sombra passed away on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at the age of 79. Son of the late Adam and Alma Scott. Walter was the father of Michael, Dianne, Allan and Ian Scott and Tymara and Shiloh Aquash. He is also survived by his brother Bill of Sarnia and sister Betty Wentworth of Minneapolis. In addition to his fascination with family and local history, Walter will be remembered as a skilled mechanic, a collector of native artifacts and an avid conservationist. Many of the Carolinian trees he planted will live on. At Walter’s request there will be no visitation or funeral service. Cremation has taken place. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Arrangements entrusted to STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPELS, Brigden 519-864-1193.

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Sarnia

NEWMAN: Raymond “Dean”, formerly of Brigden

Posted by on September 18, 2013

NEWMAN, Raymond “Dean” – Age 91, formerly of Brigden, passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at Fiddick’s Nursing Home, Petrolia.  Beloved husband of Eileen (McEwan) for 67 years. Loving father of Wayne (Patti) Newman, Dale (Vicki) Newman and Barry (Tammy) Newman. Cherished grandfather of Ryan, Brad (Page), Nick (Katie), Shaun, Katelin, Scot, Jae-lin. Dear brother of Ona Campbell and Jean (Ross) Smith. Survived by in-laws Gordon (Betty) McEwan and Donalda Patterson. Predeceased by his parents William and Sadie (Nicol) Newman, brothers Lyle, George, Robert, Melvin, Lee and in-laws Eunice (Pete) Henderson, Geraldine (Jack) Tancock and Donald Patterson.
VISITATION
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Friday September 20, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm.
FUNERAL SERVICE
Funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 11:00am from the funeral home. Interment to follow at Bear Creek Cemetery.
DONATIONS
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Brigden United Church 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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Filed Under: Sarnia

TANNER: Eleanore Mae of Sarnia

Posted by on September 14, 2013

TANNER, Eleanore Mae (Kettle) – Age 84 of Sarnia, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday, September 14, 2013 at Twin Lakes Terrace, Sarnia. Beloved wife of the late Lyle Edward “Barney” (2001) for 51 years. Loving mother of Brenda (late John) Williams of Port Huron, Christopher (Alice) Tanner of Sarnia, Douglas (Deborah) Tanner of Sarnia and Edward (Debbie) Tanner of Sarnia. Cherished grandmother of 7 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Robert (Kay) Kettle of Sarnia. Predeceased by her parents James and Gladys (Redding) Kettle and her brother James (Betty) Kettle.
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPELS on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 from 3-5 and 7-9pm. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 11:00am from the funeral home. Interment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Sarnia. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to C.E.E. Hospital Foundation or the charity of your choice. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.

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Filed Under: Sarnia

EYRE: James Arthur of Corunna, formerly of Moore Line

Posted by on September 14, 2013

EYRE photo2EYRE, James Arthur – Age 85 of Corunna, formerly of Moore Line, went to join Rachel in heaven after almost 2 years apart following a brief stay at Bluewater Health, Sarnia, September 13, 2013. Beloved husband of Rachel for 54 years. Loving father of Bill (Diane) Eyre and Marianne (Steve) Williams. Cherished grandfather of William, Jessica, Michael and Kyle. Survived by brother-in-law Bob (late Hazel) Nisbet. Predeceased by his sister Marjorie. James was a lifelong farmer, retired from Dow Chemical and had a passion for his horses and camping.
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPELS on Monday, September 16, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 11:00am with Rev. Margaret Bell officiating. Interment to follow at Moore Union Cemetery, Mooretown. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Knox Moore Presbyterian Church or charity of choice. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.

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Filed Under: Sarnia

BRADSHAW: Michael Leigh of Sarnia, formerly of Brigden

Posted by on August 27, 2013

BRADSHAW pic.jpg3BRADSHAW, Michael Leigh – Age 24 of Sarnia, passed away suddenly on Sunday, August 25, 2013. Loving father of Joshua Bradshaw. Cherished son of Richard and Carolyne (Snary) Bradshaw of Brigden. Dear brother of Matthew (friend Jen) Bradshaw of Brigden. Beloved grandson of Lee and Jean Bradshaw of Petrolia, Harold and Anne Gowrie of Brigden and Stewart and Sylvia Snary of Windsor. Sadly missed by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Predeceased by his grandmother Marian Snary and uncle Dale Snary.

VISITATION
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPELS on Thursday, August 29, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9pm.
FUNERAL SERVICE
Funeral service will be held Friday, August 30, 2013 at 11:00am from the funeral home. Interment in Black Creek Cemetery.
DONATIONS
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to an education fund for Joshua.
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.

 

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Filed Under: Sarnia

Brown, Eldon Neil

Posted by on August 19, 2013

Brown, Eldon Neil age 84 of Brigden, went to heaven peacefully on Sunday, August 18, 2013 at Bluewater Health, C.E.E. Hospital Petrolia.  Beloved husband of Adeline (Molzan) Brown for 44 years. Loving father of Krista (Peter) Mueller, Petrolia and Timothy (Lynette) Brown, Petrolia. Dear Papa of Marissa and Mattias Mueller, Julianna, Brooklyn and Campbelle Brown. Survived by his sister Jean (late Dick) Hazzard, Bonita (Donald) Stuckless, Golda (John) Woodrow, brother in law Lyle (Brenda) Burnard and many beloved nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Wilford and Phoebe (Bullock) Brown, sister Mary (Walter) Huey, brother David Brown and sister Penny Burnard. Eldon served 10 years on Moore Council, was Warden of Lambton County 1971, served many years as Road Superintendent and Superintendent of Public Works for Moore Township. He retired in 1989 and returned to his true love of farming and hunting. He had a passion to distribute God’s word through the Gideons. Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPELS. BRIGDEN on Friday August 23, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral service will be conducted from the New Life Assembly Church, 421 Oozloffsky St. Petrolia on Saturday August 24 at 11:00 am.  Interment Bear Creek Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Gideon Bibles. Memories and condolences may be sent online to www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193

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Filed Under: Ontario, Sarnia

HENRY: Russell Garnet of Sombra

Posted by on August 9, 2013

HENRY picHENRY, Russell Garnet – Passed away peacefully on his farm in Sombra on Thursday, August 8, 2013 in his 79th year. Beloved husband of Donna (Fader) of 56 years. Loving father of Robert, Sandra (Ron) Morrison and Dave (Diane). Cherished grandfather of Neal, Kelsey and Jordan Henry. Dear brother of Don (Gail), Robert (Sally), Keith (Joanne), Irene (Ron) Doan, Mona Murphy and Shirley (Joe) Castaldi. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Allan and Vera (Weese) and brother Wilbur (Wilma). Russell will be remembered for his hard work, dedication and passion for farming.

Family and friends will be received at Steadman Brothers Funeral Chapels on Monday, August 12, 2013 from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00pm.

Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 11:00am from the funeral home. Interment to follow at Riverside Cemetery, Sombra.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Canadian Diabetes Association.

Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Sarnia

JAQUES: Russell Charles of Petrolia

Posted by on August 5, 2013

JAQUES, RUSSELL CHARLES – Passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2013 at Bluewater Health, C.E.E. Site, Petrolia at the age of 72 years. Reunited with his beloved wife of 46 years Dolores (2008). Father of Jeff (Lina) Jaques of Corunna, Mike (Connie) Jaques of Oklahoma, Rick Jaques of Brantford, and Brian (Melody) Jaques of Petrolia. Grandfather of Amy, Marlaina, Samantha, Cassidy, Danielle, Megan and Alexa. Brother of Jerry (Muriel) Jaques, Lyle (Beth) Jaques, the late Eleanor Bryan (Bill), and the late Connie Johnston. Brother-in-law of Carol (the late Allan) Jaques and Wayne (Karen) Lassaline.
VISITATION
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 from 6pm – 9pm.
FUNERAL SERVICE
Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 11am with interment to follow at Bear Creek Cemetery.
DONATIONS
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the C.E.E. Hospital Foundation with the family’s sincere thanks.

 

 

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Filed Under: Sarnia

DeGURSE: Thomas “Tom” Patrick

Posted by on July 19, 2013

DeGURSE, Thomas “Tom” Patrick – Peacefully surrounded by his loving family at Victoria Hospital, London,Ontario, on Thursday July 18, 2013, at the age of 73.  Beloved husband of Mary (Gerrits) for 43 years.  Loving father of Susan (James) Aylward, Bonnie (Brad) Dey and Louise (Mark) Falcioni.  Adored and cherished “PaPa” to Graeme and Heather Aylward, Hannah, Ava and Vivian Dey, and Daliah and Mecayla Falcioni. Baby brother of Mary (Bert 1991) McLaughlin, Joe (Joanne) DeGurse, Teresa (Don) Young, and Jim (Stephanie) DeGurse. Dear brother-in-law of Gerry (Jean) Gerrits, John (Henriette) Gerrits, Geraldine (Bob) Crombeen, Bill (Linda) Gerrits, Joanne (Joe) DeGurse, Tony (Merla) Gerrits, and Gertie (Robert) Martin. Also loved by many nieces, nephews, neighbours and friends. Predeceased by his parents Joseph (Frank 1964) and Helen (nee Doyle) (1988). Tom was a kind-hearted, wonderful and hard-working man. His fun loving personality, warm smile and laugh will be forever remembered. Tom was a farmer all of his life alongside his brother Joe, on the farm where they were born.
VISITATION
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPELS, Brigden, Ontario, on Sunday July 21, 2013 from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00pm.
FUNERAL MASS
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph and St. Charles Roman Catholic Church in Corunna, Ontario, on Monday July 22, 2013 at 10:30am.
DONATIONS
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the St. Joseph’s Hospice of Sarnia-Lambton or to The Inn Of The Good Shepherd, Sarnia.
CONDOLENCES
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.

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Filed Under: Sarnia

BEGGS: Tony William of St. Clair Township

Posted by on July 15, 2013

BEGGS, Tony William – Age 43 of St. Clair Township, passed away on Monday, July 15, 2013 at Bluewater Health, Sarnia. Beloved son of Robert and Sharon Beggs.  Dear brother of Leona and Steve Browning, Jamie and Tracy Beggs, Amy and James Dilane. Nephew to Corrinne Slater, Ken (Fern) Tice and Eileen Young. Loving uncle to Olivia, Liam, Adam, Nathan, Tommy, Sammy. Cherished grandson of Mildred Beggs. Special son to Gord and Kathy and family, Earl and Barb and family, John and Kathy and family. Sadly missed by many cousins. Predeceased by his grandparents Clarence Beggs, Alice and William Tice.
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPELS on Thursday, July 18, 2013 from 3:00 to 8:00pm.  Funeral service will be held on Friday, July 19, 2013 at 1:00pm from the funeral home. Interment at Black Creek Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Bluewater Health Foundation. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.

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Filed Under: Sarnia

FONT: Jessica Lyn Marie of Petrolia

Posted by on July 14, 2013

FONT, Jessica Lyn Marie – Age 20 of Petrolia, was tragically taken on Sunday, July 14, 2013 at Bluewater Health, Sarnia. Loving daughter of Lorne and Vicki Font. Cherished sister of Lee Font (fiancé Stefanie Gavin), Joshua (Randi) Font, Chelsie Font, Dustin Font (fiancé Karyn Ikert), Rebekah Font. Dear aunt of Aiden. Sadly miss by her grandmothers Hazel Parker and Dorothy Font as well as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Predeceased by grandfathers Ross Font and Stan Parker.

VISITATION
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPELS, Brigden on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9pm.

FUNERAL SERVICE
Funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 18, 2013 at 1:00pm from the Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker Street, Sarnia.

DONATIONS
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Clair Child & Youth Services or the Lighthouse Community Church.

Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.

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Filed Under: Sarnia

WEEKS: Elaine Margaret Ann of Sombra

Posted by on July 2, 2013

WEEKS, Elaine Margaret Ann (Webster) – Age 82 of Sombra, passed away Monday, July 1, 2013 at Chatham Kent Health Alliance – Sydenham Campus, Wallaceburg. Beloved wife of the late Derek Edmund Weeks (1989). Loving mother of Nancy Weeks Doubleday and Derek (Marlene) Weeks. Cherished grandmother of Ryan, Darren and Laura. Sadly missed by her dear friend Stan Norris. Survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her brothers Earl and Harold Loveless and her sisters Hazel Joyes and Shirley Torres.
A public Funeral Service for Elaine will be held on Friday, July 5, 2013 at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, 210 Michigan Ave, Point Edward, at 11:00am. A private family interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery, Sombra.
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 CHAPELS 519-864-1193.

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Sarnia

COWAN: Doris of Chatham

Posted by on June 6, 2013

rsz_cowan_picCOWAN, Doris – Age 89, of Chatham passed away peacefully June 5, 2013 at Watford Quality Care Nursing Home. Beloved wife of the late George Edward Cowan. Loving mother of George Edward “Ted” and Chris Cowan of Brussels, ON, Greg Smith and Trudy Cowan of Baie St. Catherines, QC, Ken Randall and Liz Cowan of Vancouver, BC, Kathleen Marguerite and Tim Myers of Bothwell, ON. Cherished grandmother of Ted and Tonia Cowan, Mike and Jaime Cowan, Laurie and Steve Cere, Karen Cowan (Tammy),  Jennifer Cowan (Ken), Brooke Myers (Bob), Ashtyn Myers (Bryan), TJ Myers (Mandy), Tamala and Ted Arm, Sunshine Cowan and Fred Venturini, Sarah Allman, Melissa Cowan, Matthew Cowan, Sarah and Bob Boertien. Great-grandmother of George, Jasmine, Angus, Rachel, Heather, Zak, Hannah, Jack, Sean, Tyler, Hannah, Jack, Benjamin, Riley, Macey and Elliot..

VISITATION / FUNERAL SERVICE
Family and friends will be received at Blyth United Church, 442 Mill Street, on Monday, June 10, 2013 from 1:00pm until the service time at 2:00pm. Interment to follow in Blyth Cemetery. Rev. Sharon Whitwell will be officiating.

DONATIONS
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the London Health Sciences Foundation (www.actnowforcancer.ca) fund.

Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Arrangements entrusted to STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPELS, 519-864-1193.

For more information about this obituary visit http://www.steadmanbrothers.ca/.

Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Sarnia