DIXON: Susan Elizabeth of Calgary

Posted by on March 21, 2017

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Susan Elizabeth Dixon suddenly left us on Feb. 18, 2017. She was a breast cancer survivor.

Susan was born Nov. 15, 1956, in Edmonton, Alberta. She dedicated her life as a senior production accountant for oil and gas industries for many decades. She was also passionate for saving animals and adopted many cats and dogs from the SPCA and Humane Society. She had a love for “purple” and it was her signature colour.
Her friends always recognized her fashion sense and it left a huge impression on people.

She is survived by her older brother Joseph Whelan, younger brother Robert Bruce and his wife Junko.

She is preceded in death by parents, Keith and Delores Bruce of Calgary, Alberta.

Private memorial service was held for Susan on Feb 28, 2017.

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Filed Under: Calgary

PURKIS: Dale Frederick of Sherwood Park

Posted by on March 21, 2017

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March 19, 1944 – February 23, 2017

Dale passed into the eternal arms of our Lord, surrounded by the love and prayers of family and friends. He will be lovingly remembered by, his wife Judy, daughters: Tana (Wayne), Shari (Chuck), Richelle (Dwayne), Wacey (Jason); and his son Kelly (Brittany); grandchildren: Mitchell, Casey, Jamie, Madeline, Jessica, Lynnaya, C’ara, Danziah, and Alexis; his brother Howard (Louise), and sister Valerie (George), as well as many other relatives and friends.

A Celebration of Dale’s life will be held on Friday, March 10, 2017 at 2:00 pm; at Sherwood Park United Church, 20 Fir Street, Sherwood Park, Alberta.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the charity of your choice or St. Thomas Anglican Church, 4 A Raven Drive, Sherwood Park, T8A 0C3.

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Filed Under: Alberta, Calgary, Edmonton, Kelowna

RADMAN: Marija (Mary) of South Surrey, BC Formerly of Maslinica, Solta, Croatia

Posted by on March 21, 2017

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Marija (Mary) Radman passed away peacefully on February 22nd, 2017.

She was treasured and loved by many people, but most of all by her family. Known affectionately as ‘Baba’ by all of her grandchildren Gina (Vancouver), Milan (Edmonton, AB), Anthony (N. Delta) & Amanda (Vancouver). Survived by her daughters Ines (Croatia) and Zdenka (S. Surrey), and her brothers Pero (Nelson), Sime (Croatia) and sister Ivanka (Germany). We will never forget her infectious belly shaking laughter, delicious home cooking and her penchant for collecting roosters.

There will be a private family memorial.

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GROULX: Claude of Limoges, Ontario

Posted by on March 21, 2017

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Monsieur Claude Groulx décédé à sa résidence, le 4 mars 2017, à l’âge de 71 ans. Il était le conjoint de Lise Boisvert et le fils de feu Edmond Groulx et feu Oseline Blondin. Il fut prédécédé par son fils Jocelyn. Il laisse dans le deuil son fils Patrick; sa belle-fille Sophie, ses beaux-fils François et Dominic, ainsi que ses soeurs Jeannine, Lise (John), Carmen; ses frères Jean Paul, Richard (Lucille), Bernard; plusieurs petits-enfants, nièces, neveux, parents et amis.   Selon ses dernières volontés, il ne sera pas exposé. En mémoire de Monsieur Groulx, des dons à la Société canadienne du cancer seraient appréciés. La famille désire remercier Dr. D. Vincent, Dr. R. Plantive, Chantale Bouchard (infirmière), Bayshore Home Health et le Centre de cancérologie de l’Hopital d’Ottawa pour la qualité exceptionnelle des soins et services prodigués.

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Filed Under: Montreal, Ottawa

MCLAUCHLIN: John of Surrey BC

Posted by on March 21, 2017

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John MCLAUCHLIN
June 11, 1971 – January 18, 2017
Jim was born in Vancouver BC, on June 11, 1971, and passed away January 17 2017, in his . He was predeceased by his parents, Betty McLauchlin (nee Mills) in 1998 and Don Mclauchlin in 2011. He is survived by brother Pat of Leduc, Alberta; Sister Mary of Vancouver, BC;as well as his brother Rob of Edmonton, Alberta, and nieces and nephews Marisa, Mark, George,Jennifer and Angus. John spent most of his life working with the Vancouver Sun as an editor, Although he kept a house in Surrey BC, as often as not he was travelling Western Canada on his bike and Visiting Family in and around Alberta. Although He was diagnosed with cancer in late 2015, he stayed the strong and independent man his family had always known and mentioned many times he was very fortunate to have lived the life he lived. He was very proud of his family, and always delighted in visits whenever they occurred. His memory will live on through the many friends and family he leaves behind. A celebration of John’s life will be held at the Pacific Community Church in Surrey BC on May 4, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.

 

 

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Filed Under: British Columbia, Vancouver

COLTESS: Dante Valentino of Ottawa

Posted by on February 28, 2017

 

Peacefully, lying embraced between the loving hearts of his parents and sister, Dante’s beautiful soul left his body after a brief fight against Febrile Infection-Related Epilepsy Syndrome on February 25th, 2017. Dante is survived by his mother, Lisa Valentino, his father, John Coltess and his sister Kiara Coltess. He also leaves behind a big loving family. A funeral mass will be held at Blessed Sacrament church in Ottawa on Friday, March 3rd at 4:00 pm and afterwards we will be celebrating Dante’s life. We are requesting that everyone wear something red, Dante’s favourite colour. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to the CHEO Foundation/Roger Neilson House.

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Filed Under: Montreal, Ottawa

KUNTZ: GODFRED of KIMBERLEY B.C.

Posted by on February 26, 2017

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Filed Under: British Columbia

Weaver: Madeleine(Babe) of London

Posted by on February 26, 2017

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Madeleine Joyce Weaver
WEAVER, Madeleine Joyce – After a courageous fight with cancer, Madeleine “Babe” Joyce Weaver (nee. Haycock) is at rest. On February 20, 2017, she passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospice in London, Ontario. Madeleine was predeceased by her love, Bill Kendall and her son, Timothy Albert Weaver. She will be lovingly remembered by her children Terrance Alan Weaver (Nan), Jamison Sean Weaver (Valerie) and Rebekah Louise Weaver. Cherished grandmother of 4 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the DWAYNE D. BUDGELL FUNERAL HOME . In accordance with Madeleine’s wishes, cremation has already taken place. A Celebration of Life will be held at Chalmers Presbyterian Church (Pond Mills at Commissioners Rd., London) on Saturday,March 11 1-3PM. In lieu of flowers, donations made to the St. Joseph’s Hospice, 485 Windermere Road in London, Ontario in Madeleine’s memory would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be made at www.budgellfuneralhome.ca13148987

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Filed Under: London, Ontario, Simcoe

Rossyan: Victor of Windsor

Posted by on February 26, 2017

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Filed Under: Ontario, Windsor

KING: Sue "Suzie" of Denholm, Quebec

Posted by on February 23, 2017

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Suzanne (Sue, Suzie) King, Denholm, Quebec

(Formerly of British Columbia, Smith Falls and Ottawa, Ontario)

With deep sadness we share the passing of Suzanne (Sue, Suzie), Elizabeth King, aged 46, on January 24, 2017.

May her loving son (Jesy), mother (Joanne), father (George Joseph), sisters Sandy (Lee) and Kt (Valerie), extended family (related and by kinship), constant companions, close community, and many friends, take comfort in knowing Sue appreciated and loved us dearly.
Sue is predeceased by her longtime stepdad (Denis) and her babies (Ryan and Reanne).

We celebrate Sue by remembering her essence as hilarious, generous, radiant, reflective, curious, grateful, openhearted, and loving.

Donations to Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), appreciated.

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Filed Under: Montreal, Ottawa

CHALLIS: Mary of Sidney Formerly of Hull, England. Sarnia, Ontario. New Westminster,BC. Pender Island. Nanaimo.

Posted by on February 23, 2017

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Mary Challis passed away on November 22, 2016 after a short illness. Mum was born in Yorkshire, England on April 22, 1925. During WW II she was in the Women’s Land Army and met Les Challis of the Royal Canadian Air Force. They married in England in 1946 and Mum immigrated to Canada as a war bride. It was difficult to leave her family behind but she struck a friendship with her sister-in-law, Joyce, who described her as a kind person and like a big sister.

After arriving in British Columbia, Mum and Dad lived in Richmond in temporary housing provided for returning veterans attending UBC. In 1947, while Dad was completing his degree in Engineering, their first daughter Lynda was born. After graduation, Dad found work in Montreal and the family followed. Their second daughter Margaret was born in 1951. Mum did her best in dealing with the travails of living in Montreal’s low-income apartments and its harsh weather.

In 1956, the family moved to Sarnia, Ontario when Dad changed jobs. Mum and Dad bought their own home and in 1964, their family was completed when daughter Kim was born. The following year, the family moved back to the west coast and settled in New Westminster. Now that her family was growing up, Mum could spend more of her time learning and enjoying many creative activities, such as painting, lamp-making, knitting, crocheting, weaving and the spinning and dying of yarn. She also continued to make clothes for her daughters.

In 1978, Dad took early retirement and they moved to Pender Island where Mum’s love of fibre arts continued to flourish. Mum and Dad had bought property on Pender Island in 1969 and over the years, a weekend cabin was expanded in to a house, all built by Dad. While on Pender, Mum was active in the local spinners guild and craft co-op where she displayed and sold her homespun and woven items. She also made a number of friends who shared the same interests.

Mum and Dad lived on Pender until 1991 when Dad’s need for convenient medical care contributed to their move to a condo in Coquitlam. However, they soon discovered that they missed having more indoor and outdoor space for their interests and activities. In 1994 they moved into a house in Nanaimo. Dad passed away in 2006 and Mum continued to live alone in the house until moving to an apartment in Sidney in 2014.

Throughout their married life, Mum and Dad traveled extensively. Even when their children were young, vacations would include holidays driving across Canada or the US. And in later years, they saw most of the UK, Europe, and Australia. Mum particularly enjoyed her travels in Scotland and Ireland and trips that included visits with her family in Yorkshire.

Mum leaves behind 3 daughters – Lynda (Kari), Margaret (Don) and Kim (Rob) as well as 4 grandchildren – David, Kelly, Katherine and Scott and 8 great-grandchildren – Josh, Piper, Tyler, Bailey, Brady, Danika, Richard and Jorden.

Rest in Peace, Mum. We love you.

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Filed Under: Kelowna, Kingston, Victoria

PHINNEY: Keith (Dickson) of Halifax Formerly of Fredericton, Ottawa, Vancouver

Posted by on February 23, 2017

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Keith D. Phinney, age 70, died on Saturday, February 11, 2017, at the QEII Infirmary in Halifax, N.S.

Keith was born in Ottawa on November 25, 1946. He graduated from Hillcrest High and went on to study Chemistry at Carleton University in Ottawa, later completing a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering at the University of New Brunswick. Over his career, he occupied senior positions at Montreal Engineering in Fredericton, CH2M Hill in Vancouver, and ADI & Associates in Halifax. He often gave in to his entrepreneurial spirit, working independently as a consulting engineer. He had a love of teaching and embraced opportunities to provide instruction in environmental science. An expert in his field, he was passionate about his work and was engaged in several projects at the time of his passing.

A person of unmatched integrity in his professional and personal relationships, Keith was sought for his advice and generously offered his time to others as a mentor, cub scout leader, church warden and volunteer. Recently, he brought his sensible, no-nonsense approach to bear as a member of the Mining Association of Nova Scotia, the Minister’s Round Table on Environment and Sustainable Prosperity (NS), and the American Water Works Association. He campaigned tirelessly during the last municipal election.

Keith was known for his quick wit and sense of humour and saw comedy in almost any situation. His laugh was infectious and could be heard for miles. An energetic, vital guy, he was happiest when cycling, canoeing, skating, skiing, camping with friends, and playing endless games of hide and seek with his beloved granddaughter.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Karen (nee Hewitt), daughter Catherine (Mike Blanchette), son Dave (Donna Hohertz), and granddaughter Isla Grace; his sister Cheryl (Robert Benson) and brother Wayne (Sandra); many nieces and nephews, and cherished friends and colleagues. He was predeceased by his brother Bryan (Jacqueline).

In accordance with his wishes, his life will be celebrated at a date to be determined in the spring. Donations in his name may be made to Feed Nova Scotia (https://www.feednovascotia.ca) or Phoenix Youth Programs (https://phoenixyouth.ca/donate-now-through-canadahelpsorg-0).

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Filed Under: Fredericton, Halifax, Ottawa

LAWRENCE: JAMES PETER of REGINA BEACH, SASKATCHEWAN Formerly of REGINA

Posted by on February 23, 2017

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It is with sadness that we announce passing of James Peter Lawrence of Regina Beach. Peter was born on February 8, 1943 and passed away February 2, 2017.
Peter was pre-deceased by his parents Harold and Dora Lawrence. He is survived by his brother, Rob, and Rob’s wife Betty (Paterson) Lawrence, his niece Kathy and nephew Paul and Paul’s wife Laura (Hunstad), as well as his great-nieces and -nephew, Elizabeth (Jes), Kaylee and Connor. He is also survived by his former wife, Betty St. Onge.
Peter was raised in Regina and Regina Beach and worked at the Medical Care Insurance Commission for many years until he retired due to health reasons. When he was his own best self he was bright, witty and lots of fun as many of his friends will attest. He was clever with his hands as can be seen in the well-constructed improvements at his acreage.
Peter devoted much of his life and resources to his horses and derived great pleasure from them and fellow horse loving friends. He kept his horses and cared for them even to the peril of his own health until the last years of his life. To leave an online message of condolences please visit www.speersfuneralchapel.com

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Filed Under: Regina

Rosine: Arlene (jeanet) of kamloops bc Formerly of Winnipeg Manitoba

Posted by on February 23, 2017

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ROSINE, Jeanet Arlene, peacefully in Kamloops, BC on February 10th 2017, age 71 after a courageous battle with lung and brain cancer.

Her loss is felt deeply by sons Darren Scherbain of Phuket, Thailand; Kevin Scherbain (Elena) of Kamloops; Travis Porter (Jacqueline) of Toronto; and Bram Porter of Guelph

Much loved sister to Ken Rosine (Janet) of Wasaga Beach ON, Marilyn Rosine of Yardley, PA, and Grandmother of Cecilia & Charlie Scherbain in Kamloops.

Arlene was born December 6th, 1945 in Rivercrest, Manitoba to Samuel & Redena Rosine, whose deaths predeceased hers in 1967 & 1969 (respectively), as well as that of her youngest brother, Dennis, in 1990. As a teenager Arlene spent her summers working among other things as a camp counsellor at the YMHA. She graduated with a degree in Anthropology.

Arlene was a renaissance woman with many talents and interests. Her love of aboriginal art resulted in co-founding Winnipeg’s Wah-sa Gallery in 1976. In that same city, she worked for the Winnipeg Folk Festival, the North Main Development Corp. and the What’s On publication. Arlene taught English and co-ran a Youth Hostel in the U.K. in the early 70’s. And, during the final 11 years of her career-life, taught ESL in South Korea, where she was & will be missed by her many students.

Arlene leaves behind many friends including her caring Sisters of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority in Kamloops, Lois Orten, Steven Moskovitch and Sharon Segal, Ross Porter, Gary Scherbain, and Bill Lobchuk.

We will all miss her curious nature, her loving tenderness, her fondness for a good book, her enjoyment of many styles of music, and her infectious sense of humour. A tribute to Arlene will be held Thursday, February 23rd at the Pyramid Cabaret, 176 Fort Street from 2 pm to 5 pm, to Celebrate her Life. In liux of flowers, please donate to the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre http://www.uhn.ca/PrincessMargaret

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Filed Under: Kamloops, Winnipeg

FAWCETT: Susan Catherine (Susi) of Collingwood, Ontario Formerly of Etobicoke

Posted by on February 23, 2017

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Susan, fondly known as ‘Susi’, age 52, passed away after a long struggle with metastatic breast cancer on October 2, 2015. Loving mother to her children Ashley (Chris), Courtney (Ian), Natalie (Bob), Tyler (Jayde). Adoring ‘Grammie’ to Adam and Alexis. Will be sadly missed by her mother Bobbie, sisters Penny (Peter), Elizabeth (Kendall), Jennifer (Dan) and many nieces, nephews and friends from around the world. Susi was originally from Thorncrest Village, Etobicoke. She moved to Collingwood in her early adult years, spent some time in Mexico and then returned to Collingwood where she spent a majority of her life. Please join us for a celebration of Susi’s life at the Bear Estate Room at the Cranberry Resort in Collingwood on Sunday October 18th at 2 p.m.
Published in the Toronto Star from October 9 and 10th, 2015.

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Filed Under: Toronto

FAWCETT: Roberta (Bobbie) of Toronto Formerly of England

Posted by on February 23, 2017

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Bobbie died peacefully in her sleep on January 4, 2016, just days shy of her 91st birthday. She lived a rich and fulfilled life, with lots of travels and adventures. A smart investor, expert bridge player, tennis whiz and voracious reader of English crime novels. She was a supportive and caring mother to Penny, Elizabeth, Jennie and Susi, a loving wife to Dick and subsequent longtime companion to Ross. She leaves a legacy through her 10 grandchildren and nine (soon to be 11) great-grandchildren. For family and friends, there will be a celebration of her life on Saturday, January 23rd from 4-6 pm at her home of 59 years.
Published in the Toronto Star and Globe & Mail on January 9, 2016

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Filed Under: Toronto

CHALLIS: Mary of Sidney Formerly of Hull, England. Sarnia, Ontario. New Westminster,BC. Pender Island. Nanaimo.

Posted by on February 23, 2017

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Mary Challis passed away on November 22, 2016 after a short illness. Mum was born in Yorkshire, England on April 22, 1925. During WW II she was in the Women’s Land Army and met Les Challis of the Royal Canadian Air Force. They married in England in 1946 and Mum immigrated to Canada as a war bride. It was difficult to leave her family behind but she struck a friendship with her sister-in-law, Joyce, who described her as a kind person and like a big sister.

After arriving in British Columbia, Mum and Dad lived in Richmond in temporary housing provided for returning veterans attending UBC. In 1947, while Dad was completing his degree in Engineering, their first daughter Lynda was born. After graduation, Dad found work in Montreal and the family followed. Their second daughter Margaret was born in 1951. Mum did her best in dealing with the travails of living in Montreal’s low-income apartments and its harsh weather.

In 1956, the family moved to Sarnia, Ontario when Dad changed jobs. Mum and Dad bought their own home and in 1964, their family was completed when daughter Kim was born. The following year, the family moved back to the west coast and settled in New Westminster. Now that her family was growing up, Mum could spend more of her time learning and enjoying many creative activities, such as painting, lamp-making, knitting, crocheting, weaving and the spinning and dying of yarn. She also continued to make clothes for her daughters.

In 1978, Dad took early retirement and they moved to Pender Island where Mum’s love of fibre arts continued to flourish. Mum and Dad had bought property on Pender Island in 1969 and over the years, a weekend cabin was expanded in to a house, all built by Dad. While on Pender, Mum was active in the local spinners guild and craft co-op where she displayed and sold her homespun and woven items. She also made a number of friends who shared the same interests.

Mum and Dad lived on Pender until 1991 when Dad’s need for convenient medical care contributed to their move to a condo in Coquitlam. However, they soon discovered that they missed having more indoor and outdoor space for their interests and activities. In 1994 they moved into a house in Nanaimo. Dad passed away in 2006 and Mum continued to live alone in the house until moving to an apartment in Sidney in 2014.

Throughout their married life, Mum and Dad traveled extensively. Even when their children were young, vacations would include holidays driving across Canada or the US. And in later years, they saw most of the UK, Europe, and Australia. Mum particularly enjoyed her travels in Scotland and Ireland and trips that included visits with her family in Yorkshire.

Mum leaves behind 3 daughters – Lynda (Kari), Margaret (Don) and Kim (Rob) as well as 4 grandchildren – David, Kelly, Katherine and Scott and 8 great-grandchildren – Josh, Piper, Tyler, Bailey, Brady, Danika, Richard and Jorden.

Rest in Peace, Mum. We love you.

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Filed Under: Kelowna, Kingston, Victoria

Tuckey: Tracy of London

Posted by on February 16, 2017

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Tracy Lynn Tuckey (Holden) age 39, fell asleep in death on February 05, 2017 at home after a brief battle with cancer.
Born in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, PQ, she was the beloved wife of Timothy Shawn Tuckey and affectionately remembered as ESM (evil step-mother) to her children Rhys, Zoe and Maxine, daughter to ever loving parents Pierre and Mary, adoring mother-in-law Patricia, dear sister to Laura, Ryan and Becky, sisters-in-law Patti, Yammi, Kathy and brothers-in-law AJ, Chris, Kevin, and Jeremy. Tracy was also an affectionate, mischievous Aunt to Zack, Alex, Owen, Ava, Sophie, and Alexis.
She enjoyed a close relationship with her extended family Aunts Cathy, Patti, Uncles Norman, Don, and family friends Tom and Cathy Kuchlein.
Tracy had endearing friendships with Leah, Ruth, Debbie and Peter, Claudia, Dianne, Grant and Isabel, Greg and Pat, Meghan, Alisha, Kristin, Leslie, Allison, and of course Paul.
Tracy loved her job at the Thames Valley District School Board where Jane, Erin, Steve, Scott, Darlene, and Vicky fondly remember her.
Tracy’s love of shoes only paled when compared to her love for her husband and complete faith, love, and trust in her creator Jehovah. Tracy’s favourite scripture is a promise by Jehovah God through his Son, Jesus, in the very near future:
With that I heard a loud voice from the throne say: “Look! The tent of God is with mankind, and he will reside with them, and they will be his people. And God himself will be with them. And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away” (Revelation 21:3, 4).
The Tuckey Family would like to thank:
Pierre and Mary Holden for the tireless hours they spent in support of their daughter.
The Southdale Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses for all their support they lovingly demonstrated in their time of need.
The Palliative Care Team at LHSC-Victoria Hospital for their compassionate care.
CCAC and the VON for the resources and energies they supplied.
Dr. Elia and Dr. Malik for their dedication and professionalism.
Tracy’s final desire was to be remembered by her family and friends at her memorial service at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses located at 86 Baseline Rd W, London, Ontario on Saturday, February, 11, 2017 at 1:30 PM. A brief talk will be given in memorial for Tracy at 2:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested in Tracy’s memory at www.jw.org

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Filed Under: London

NYHAN: John of Victoria, BC Formerly of Clonakilty, Co. Cork, Ireland

Posted by on February 16, 2017

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born December 14, 1939, Clonakilty, Co Cork, Ireland. Passed away peacefully on the morning of November 29, 2016, at Cowichan District Hospital, Duncan, BC. Survived by wife Margaret, children Sean (Terry), Kelly (Ronette), Erin, Tara-Leigh (Jeffrey), and Kerry, and step-children Keri-Lee (Doug) Kris, and grandchildren Brendan, Rebecca, Lucas, Taylor, Sara, Eunbai, Connor, Faye, Gemma, Alex, Emily, and TJ. John immigrated to Canada from Ireland as a young man alone in the world. He built a life for himself and his family that could only be described as colourful. He eventually settled on Vancouver Island, which bore the closest resemblance he could find to the home he had left in Ireland. He had a great love of poetry, literature, fine food, and a tidy tumbler of Irish Mist Whiskey. We will miss his tremendous sense of humour, his quick wit, and most of all, his enduring love for his children and grandchildren. His was the road less travelled.

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Filed Under: Edmonton, Victoria

GARNEAU: Michel of Jonquière

Posted by on February 16, 2017

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Monsieur Michel Garneau, originaire de Ham-Nord, est décédé à l’hôpital de Jonquière le lundi 6 février 2017 à l’âge de 76 ans; fils de feu Albert Garneau et de feu Alice Brulotte. Il était le père d’Alain, Annie et Marco; le grand-père de Naomi Pascale, Jonathan, Kaelen et Léa Sophia; le frère de feu Thérèse, feu Felix, feu Lorenzo (Rollande), feu Jeanne-d’Arc (feu Frank), feu Alban (Françoise), et Bernard (feu Denise). Lui survivent également plusieurs neveux, nièces, cousins, cousines, ami(e)s ainsi que sa famille du club des élans.
Une célébration d’adieu aura lieu à l’église Sainte-Famille de Jonquière le 18 février à 15:30. Ensuite, la famille et ses amis sont invités à une célébration de sa vie et un partage en sa mémoire qui aura lieu le 18 février de 16:30 à 20:00 au Club social des Élans de Kénogami au 3558 Rue Saint Louis, Jonquière, QC.
Au printemps, la famille sera invité à se ressembler à Ham-Nord pour un service commémoratif. Plus d’information suivra. Pour ceux et celles qui le désirent, des dons peuvent être faits à la Société canadienne du cancer http://www.cancer.ca/fr-ca/?region=qc.
Mr. Michel Garneau, originally from Ham-Nord, Quebec, has passed away on February 6, 2017 at the Jonquière Hospital at the age of 76. He was the son of Albert Garneau and Alice Brulotte; father to Alain, Annie and Marco; grand-father to Naomi Pascale, Jonathan, Kaelen et Léa Sophia; brother of Thérèse, Felix, Lorenzo (Rollande), Jeanne-d ’Arc (Frank), Alban (Françoise), and Bernard (Denise). He is fondly remembered by many nephews, nieces, cousins, friends as well as his club (des Elans) family.
A goodbye celebration will be held on February 18th at the Sainte-Famille Church of Jonquière at 3:30pm. Friends and family are then invited to share their memories and partake in a celebration of his life that will take place on February 18th from 4:30pm to 8:00pm at Le Club des Elans de Kénogami, 3558 Saint Louis St, Jonquière, QC.
Later this spring, the family will be invited to get together in Ham-Nord for a commemorative mass which will be announced at a later date. For those who wishes to, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society http://www.cancer.ca/en/?region=qc.

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Filed Under: Quebec City, Saguenay

ADAMS: Vivian Elizabeth of Merritt Formerly of Ladner, Richmond, Worcester, United Kingdom

Posted by on February 16, 2017

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Vivian Elizabeth Adams of Merritt, British Columbia died peacefully at Vancouver General Hospital following a brief struggle with Lymphoma. She passed on surrounded by her husband and in the presence of her children at 3:46pm on February 6th 2017.

Vivian was born in October 14, 1952 in Burnaby, British Columbia. She had an adventurous spirit and lived her life between Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia.

Vivian brought life to the world, first as a midwife, and then through the birth of her children. Her faith in God brought her peace, happiness and strength throughout her life.

She is survived by her loving children Aaron, Joseph, Luke, her daughter in-law Debra, Iain, Ruth, Joshua, Peter, and Samuel, as well as her husband James, her sisters Jaqueline, Katherine and her brother Daniel and her many nieces and nephews.

Donations can be made in lieu of flowers to the BC Cancer Research Centre. There will be a celebration of Vivian’s life held at Ladner Christian Fellowship Church on 5545 Ladner Trunk Road in Delta BC on February 11th 2017. Viewing will be held at 1pm, with a service following at 2pm.

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EGELTON: Charles of London

Posted by on February 16, 2017

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Charles Robert Egelton, 66, passed away suddenly Saturday February 4th, 2017 at University Hospital in London, Ontario. Charles was survived by his wife and partner for 35 years, Jean; His children Robert and Barbra Egelton; his grandchildren Hunter, Addison, and Alex; His step-children Wade, Brenda, and Angie; His sisters Pamela, Wendy, and Joy; and by numerous nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by his sister Debbie and his parents June and Robert.

Charles was born on September 22, 1950 in Windsor, Ontario. After the family moved to London, Charlie graduated from H.B. Beal Secondary School and attended Fanshawe College. He had a long career with Apex Motor Express in London, Ontario. Charles loved gadgets and games of all kinds and loved pugs specially his pet pug, Pugsley who would sleep at his feet while he put something together at the kitchen table.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Compass Community Church located at 345 Pond Mills Rd on February 20th at 1pm with reception to follow in the hall adjoining the worship centre. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.

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Filed Under: London, Windsor

NEITZEL: Nancy Leona of Oshawa, Ontario Formerly of Round Lake Centre, Ontario

Posted by on February 16, 2017

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Nancy Leona Neitzel September 18, 1951 – January 31, 2017
Passed away in her sleep at her home in Oshawa at the age of 65 after a long illness of diabetes and kidney disease. Raised in Round Lake Centre she was the Daughter of the late Herb (Agnes) Neitzel of Round Lake Centre. Nancy was the only sister to Reg (Charlotte) of Eganville, Rick (Linda) of Stittsville, Ron (Deborah Begley) of Round Lake Centre. Loving Aunt to Ramona Fiebig, Brad Neitzel, Rod Neitzel, and Great Aunt to Evan Fiebig, Keira Neitzel and Nicole Neitzel.
Dedication ceremony being held at 10 a.m. Thurs. Feb. 9 at Grace Lutheran Church, Oshawa, followed by Funeral at 11 a.m.

When God saw you getting so tired
And cure was not to be
He put his arms around you
And whispered ‘Come to Me’
He didn’t like what you went through
And he finally gave you rest
His garden must be beautiful
He only takes the best
And when we knew you were sleeping
So peaceful and free from pain
We wouldn’t wish you back
To suffer that endless pain again
So as you take your final rest
Now we can say goodbye
Rest well Nancy, our sweet Sister

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CONLIN: Thomas (Tom) of Kingston Formerly of Coe Hill, ON; Belleville, ON

Posted by on February 16, 2017

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Thomas (Tom) Robert Conlin
Jun 13, 1962 – Jan 16, 2017
Life partner of Jerry-Lynn Dafoe, loving father of Jeff and stepfather of Nathalie and Jake. Predeceased by his father Charles. Tom will be missed dearly by his mother Kathy Vella and siblings Reg, Perry, Tim, Linda Dickson and Christine, and by his many nieces and nephews. Celebrations of Tom’s life will be held at the Thurlow Community Centre in Corbyville on Feb 12 1-5pm, and at the Coe Hill Legion on May 21 12-4pm. Tom’s love of the outdoors and passion for hunting and fishing defined him. Donations in memoriam to ofah.org

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KING: Suzanne (Sue) of Denholm Formerly of Quebec, British Columbia, Smith Falls, Ottawa

Posted by on February 16, 2017

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With great sadness we share the passing of Suzanne (Sue) Elizabeth King, (Denholm, PQ, BC, Smith Falls, Ottawa), aged 46, on January 24, 2017.

May her loving son (Jesy), mother (Joanne), sisters, (Kt, Sandy), extended family (related and by kinship), constant companions, close community, and many friends, take some comfort in knowing Sue appreciated and loved us dearly.

We celebrate Sue by remembering her essence as radiant, generous, reflective, comical, curious, grateful, openhearted, and loving.

Donations to Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), much appreciated.

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