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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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COOPER: Bessie formerly of Sombra

Posted by on September 30, 2015

Bessie Katherine Cooper (nee Green) age 93, formerly of Sombra, passed away on Tuesday September 29, 2015 at Bluewater Health CEE site, Petrolia. Beloved wife of the late Deane Cooper (2013). Loving aunt of Charles (Ann Marie) Barclay, Camlachie and Connie (John) Holmes, Port Lambton. Survived by several nieces and nephews. Following Bessies’ wishes there will be a graveside funeral service at Riverside Cemetery, Sombra on Friday October 2, 2015 at 11:00am. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to CEE Hospital Foundation, Petrolia. Arrangements entrusted to Steadman Brothers Funeral Home, Brigden. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca.
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KABBES, Karen Lee of Brigden

Posted by on September 28, 2015

KABBES, KAREN LEE (NEE BRADLEY)
With peaceful acceptance, Karen (age 51) passed away at home on September 28, 2015 while receiving palliative care. Adored wife of Don Kabbes (Brigden) and cherished mother of Jeff and friend Carlene and Luke and friend Hannah. Precious daughter of Bruce and Betty Bradley of rural Tupperville. Dear sister of Patty (Todd) Unsworth (Inwood) and sons Joe and Jake. Deeply loved sister-in-law of Margaret (Evert) TenBruggencate (St Thomas), and children Adam and Betsy, Melissa and Steve, David, and Sarah; Marian (Homer) Lensink (Burlington) and children Matthew and Jennifer, Stephen and Brooke, Jonathon and Elizabeth; Bill (Ann) Kabbes (Arthur) and children Dan and Amanda, Andrew and Kimberly, Mark and Megan, Paul and Jennifer; Dave (Tracy) Kabbes (Drayton) and children Ally, Kari, Amy and Patrick. Tender hearted Great Auntie of: Katherine, Philip, Charlotte, Gilbert, Tyler, Makayla, Nathaniel, Ellana, Anna, Axel, Samantha, Matteo and Jaxson. Treasured by many cousins, aunts, uncles and friends. Joyfully fulfilled by companions old Tuck and sweet Gracie. Karen is predeceased by her parents-in-law, Fred and Trudy Kabbes. Karen brought extraordinary skill and compassion to her patients at Bluewater Health during her career as a nurse. Karen’s greatest pleasures in life were spending time with family, offering her natural compassion to people, embracing daily life in the rural community, creating peace in her surroundings and in decorating her home and gardens with primitive touches. Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden, on Wednesday September 30, 2015 from 2:30 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00pm. Funeral service, officiated by Pastor Tim Brown will be held from Steadman Brothers Funeral Home, on Thursday October 1, 2015 at 11:00am. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery, 3164 St. Clair Pkwy, Sombra. In Karen’s memory, sympathy may be expressed through donations to: CKHA Foundation, Oncology Patient Basket Fund; World Vision and Canadian Food Grains Bank, Sixth Line United Church Growing Project. Memories and condolences may be left online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193

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HOWES: Olive Maxine of Petrolia

Posted by on September 27, 2015

HOWES, Olive Maxine (Burr) – Age 91, passed away on Saturday, September 26, 2015 at Fiddick’s Nursing Home, Petrolia. Loving mother of Earl and Mary Ellen Howes, Petrolia; Ross and Lynne Howes, Wyoming; Neal and Sharon Howes, Tupperville; John and Pat Howes, Sombra; Dean and Joyce Howes, Sarnia. Cherished grandmother of 10 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. Predeceased by her parents James and Stella Burr and her brother Gordon Burr. Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Tuesday September 29, 2015 from 7-9pm. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday September 30, 2015 at 11:00 am. Interment to follow at Bear Creek Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Humane Society and 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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MITCHELL: William Charles of Petrolia

Posted by on September 9, 2015

MITCHELL, William Charles – Age 69, a resident of St. Francis Advocate (The Farm), passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at Bluewater Health, Sarnia. Beloved son of Wilford and Betty (St. John) Mitchell of Brigden. Dear brother of Linda (Bill) Reid of Reeces Corners, Rosemary (Doug) George of Sarnia, Bob (Susan) Mitchell of Brigden, Larry (Bobbi) Mitchell of Brigden, Cheryl Sullivan (Wes) of Wyoming. Dearly missed by several nieces and nephews as well as aunts, uncles and the family of St. Francis Advocate (The Farm).
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Friday, September 11, 2015 from 12:00pm to 1:45pm.
Funeral service will be conducted on Friday, September 11, 2015 at 2:00pm from the funeral home. Pastor Tim Brown will be officiating and interment will follow at Oil Springs Cemetery.
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Francis Advocate (The Farm).
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.

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WILKINSON: Duncan

Posted by on September 3, 2015

Wilkinson, Duncan Samuel– age 70, of Courtright, passed away peacefully surrounded by his children on Wednesday September 2, 2015 at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia. Beloved husband of the late Mary Margaret (Strangway) Wilkinson. Loving father of Eyvonne Findlay, Daniel (Janice) Wilkinson, Kristina (Marty) Dewhirst, Teresa (Jason) Japp. Dear grandpa of Alexis and Connor Wilkinson, Devin and Jayden Dewhirst, Chelsea and Ryan Japp. Survived by siblings Bob (Anne) Wilkinson, Beverly (Richard) Wilson and Jack (Julie) Wilkinson. Predeceased by parents Robert Duncan and Doris June (Lucas) Wilkinson. Duncan was a member of CEP Local 914, retired from Dow and enjoyed woodworking, mechanic’s, photography, former pilot and was a past member of the Courtright Fire Dept. Duncan will always be remembered for his wisdom and advice as well as his ability to give support to family and friends. Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Saturday September 5, 2015 11am to 1pm. A private family grave side interment at Moore Union Cemetery, Mooretown will follow. Sympathy may be expressed through donation to St. Joseph’s Hospice. Memories and condolences can be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.

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SMITH: Alice

Posted by on August 30, 2015

SMITH, Alice Wilhemine (Currah),age 75, formerly of Wyoming, passed away on Saturday August 29, 2015 at Watford Quality Care Centre. Beloved wife of the late Donald William Smith (2005). Loving mother of Penny and her husband Geoff Cox of Wyoming. Predeceased by her parents Elmer and Margaret (Finch) Currah, her brother Leonard (Phyllis) Currah and infant sister Eliza Alberta Elizabeth Currah. Survived by several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Wednesday September 2, 2015 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral Service will be conducted from the Funeral Home on Thursday September 3, 2015 at 11:00am with Rev. Betty Jean Page officiating. Interment in Black Creek Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to charity of choice. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.com . Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193

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JOHNSON: Isabelle

Posted by on August 29, 2015

JOHNSON, Isabelle, Margaret (Somes) age 77, of Sarnia, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Friday August 28, 2015 at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia. Beloved wife of the late James Edwin Johnson (2005). Loving mother of Dianne Huff, Mary Margaret (Guy) Poirier, all of Wallaceburg; Alexander (Barb) Johnson, Blenheim; Debra (Dan) Rabideau, Wallaceburg; John Johnson, Wilkesport; Betty (Ken) Melton, Corunna, Sandra (Tim) Johnson Wallaceburg. Dear grandmother of 17 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Joyce (Don) Cooper, Nettie Nutt, all of Sarnia; Fred (Lillian) Somes, Brigden. Survived by several nieces and nephews and best friends Carl and Kate Peterson. Predeceased by her parents James and Nettie (Saunders) Somes, brothers Charles and Jacob Somes, sister Marie Lumley and granddaughter Charlotte Johnson. Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Monday August 31, 2015 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral service will be conducted from the funeral home on Tuesday September 01, 2015 at 11:00am. Interment in Riverside Cemetery, Sombra. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice. Memories and condolences may be sent on line at www.steadmanbrothers.com Steadman brothers 519-864-1193

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SULLIVAN: Gregory

Posted by on August 26, 2015

SULLIVAN, Gregory, Gershaw – Age 66 of Corunna passed away Tuesday August 25, 2015 at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia. Beloved husband of Katherine (Hayward) (nee Rankin) Sullivan. Loving father of Tara Sullivan (Avi Miller), Sean Sullivan, Jeff Hayward (Lindsay Erlandson), Maren Hayward (Scott) Maenpaa, Amy (Pat) Dietrich. Dear grandfather of Nola Miller, Elle Dietrich, Ingrid and Emilia Maenpaa. Survived by his brother Richard “Herc” (Ellen) Sullivan and sisters Kathleen (Jim) Feltmate, Margaret Sullivan, Mary Sullivan (Roger) Surette as well as several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Richard and Edith (Gershaw) Sullivan. Greg worked in radio and television broadcasting as a station manager or sales manager. He donated his time to The Children’s Miracle Network and Ducks Unlimited. Cremation has taken place. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice. Memories and condolences may sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.com. Following Greg’s wished there will be no funeral home visitation or funeral service. A private family memorial service will take place at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden. 519-864-1193

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FRAYNE: Leona

Posted by on August 22, 2015

FRAYNE, Leona Eleanor Mae – Age 89 of Petrolia passed away peacefully at her residence with her family by her side on Saturday August 22, 2015. A private family grave side interment will be held at Hillsdale Cemetery on Tuesday August 25, 2015. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to C.E.E. Hospital Foundation. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Arrangements entrusted to Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.

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TAYLOR: Harry Richard of Oil Springs

Posted by on August 3, 2015

TAYLOR, Harry Richard – Age 80, of Oil Springs, passed away peacefully at Bluewater Health – C.E.E. Site, Petrolia on Sunday, August 2, 2015. Beloved husband of Kathleen (nee Martin) for 58 years. Loving father of Alyce (Keith) McKeegan and Mark (Marie) Taylor. Dear Papa of Trevis McKeegan, Sarah (Vinnie) Atkinson, Kyle McKeegan, Matthew Taylor, Danielle Mullen-Taylor, Jesse Taylor. Great-grandfather of Meghann Kelly, Dalton Kershaw, Tanner Atkinson, Nicholas Atkinson, Araya McKeegan. Survived by his brother Harold (late Gail) Taylor and sister-in-law Marguerite Taylor. Predeceased by his parents Walter and Maude (nee Whale), infant son Rudy, brother Nelson Taylor and grandson Joshua Taylor.
A private family service has taken place followed by cremation. Interment at Bradshaw Cemetery at a later date.
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Arrangments entrusted to STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, 519-864-1193.

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BLACKSTOCK: Keith William of Petrolia

Posted by on July 23, 2015

BLACKSTOCK, Keith William – Surrounded by the love of his family, Keith William Blackstock of Petrolia, in his 88th year, passed away peacefully at Bluewater Health – C.E.E. Site, Petrolia on Thursday, July 23, 2015. Reunited with the love of his life of 69 years, Blanche Marie (Atkinson) Blackstock (April 23, 2015). Left behind to miss him dearly are his daughters Dorothy (George) Mathers of Wyoming, Joyce (Ed) Allen of Hamilton and Shelley (John) Freer of Petrolia. Proud grandfather of Lynn Sharp (Darryl), Janice Mathers, Wayne (Nikki) Mathers, Bradley (Janice) Allen, Joshua (Brenda) Allen, Jared Freer and Sarah Freer. Great-grandfather of Taylor (Courtney) Sharp, Spencer (Meghen) Sharp, Rayna Sharp, Hannah Mathers and Mason Allen. Great-great-grandfather of Jace Sharp. Survived by brother Neil (late Jessie) Blackstock and sister Margaret (Bruce) Gray. Predeceased by parents James and Ethel Blackstock and brother Eric “Speedy” (Alice) Blackstock. Music and friends have always been an important part of Keith’s life, playing piano and later fiddle at family functions, friendly gatherings, community events and nursing homes. Keith was employed at Sarnia Bridgeworks, Welland Chemical and delivered newspapers with Blanche for 43 years. Keith and Blanche farmed in Enniskillen Township for many years.
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Sunday, July 26, 2015 1:00 to 4:00pm.
Funeral service will be conducted from the funeral home on Monday, July 27, 2015 at 11:00am. Interment to follow at Wyoming Cemetery.
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Alzheimers Society or St. Paul’s United Church, Petrolia.
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.

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