DeLOCHT, FRANK of Cedar Springs

Posted by on July 31, 2014

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Frans “Frank” DeLocht of Cedar Springs passed away on Thursday July 31, 2014 at the age of 90 years.  Frank was one of three boys born in Belgium to the late Jan and Maria (Geentjens) DeLocht and he is survived by his brothers Lowie and Karel both in Belgium, by his sisters-in-law Roza and Gusta Soentjens and also by his extended family in Belgium.  Frank enjoyed farming until his retirement.  He was predeceased by his wife Margarethe (Soentjens) DeLocht on January 8, 2004.  Cremation has taken place.  A private interment will be held at Evergreen Cemetery, Blenheim.  Online condolences may be left for the family at www.blenheimcommunityfuneralhome.com

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Reaume, Louis

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Passed away peacefully on July 31, 2014 at 59 years of age at The Village of Aspen Lake. Reunited with his parents Zephire and Dorothy Reaume and his brother Dwayne. Loving brother of Yvette Reaume. Dear uncle of Michael, Matthew and Melissa. Special thanks to the Village Lodge Rest Home, St. Joachim Manor and The Village of Aspen Lake for their excellent care over the years. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Schizophrenia Society of Ontario – Windsor Chapter or to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Saturday at 11:30am until time of service at 1:30pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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Ronson, Lanny

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web_Ronson, LannyPeacefully on July 30, 2014 surrounded by his loving children at 69 years of age. Cherished husband of the late Kay (July 5, 2014). Adored father of Lanny and wife Lesley and Kelly and husband Michael Kopcok. Treasured Grandpa of Courtney, Rhiannon, Mikayla, Michael and Lainey. Predeceased by his brother Leonard. He will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. He was a good friend of the John George family of Belle River. Lanny served in the Canadian Armed Forces for 3 years before joining the Windsor Police Services in 1970. He retired in 2004 after proudly serving over 34 years. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed spending time with his German Shepherds. If you so desire, donations to the Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family. Special thank you to JoAnn Beaudoin and the McFarlane family for all of their care and compassion. Also, to CCAC, End of Life/ Oncology team and to Jackie Roberts RN VON. Visiting Tuesday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Funeral Wednesday 10am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Interment to follow at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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BISHOP: Dorothy Ellen (nee Oliver) of St. Thomas, Ont.

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BISHOP – Dorothy Ellen (nee Oliver) of St. Thomas, Ont. passed away peacefully at Caressant Care – Mary Bucke on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at the age of 82.  Beloved wife of Jim Bishop.  Dorothy is survived by children Fred (Ann) Bishop of St. Thomas, Keith (Linda) Bishop of Cambridge, Rick Bishop (Colleen) of Glencoe, Ron (Tammy) Bishop of Durham, and Roy (Cathy) Bishop of British Columbia.  Dorothy will be missed by her ten grandchildren and many great grandchildren.  She is also survived by three sisters and two brothers-in-law in England, and many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by her son Tony Bishop, and her daughter Elizabeth Bishop.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  In keeping with Dorothy’s wishes, cremation has taken place.  A Memorial Service will be held at the Highland Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in London, at a later date.  If desired, donations to Highland Kingdom Hall would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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O’Neil, Mary Ann (nee Lepri)

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web_oneil mary annPassed away peacefully on July 30, 2014 at 75 years of age. Loving mother of the late Mary Kay (1960), Diane and husband Tony Carbonaro, Peggy Matte, and Tim O’Neil. Cherished Nana of Jennifer and Shannon Matte, Jeramie Carbonaro and Stacey Masserey. Adored great-nana of Autumn, Dante, Isaac, Cayo, Avery, Nicholas, Ethane, Sabastian, and Xavier. Dear sister of Patricia Malone. She will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. If you so desire, donations to the Humane Society of Windsor and Essex County would be appreciated. Visiting Saturday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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Monforton, Lloyd

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web_monforton lloydIt is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Lloyd Francis Monforton on July 29th, 2014 at the age of 83. He passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends. Lloyd leaves behind his best friend and soulmate Lucille (Blais) of 55 years. Dear father of Lise (Kyle) Goettl and Yvette (Brian) Miller. Proud Papa of Tyler (Simran), Ryan (deceased), Travis and Hannah Goettl; Bryce (Danica), Brittany (Nick), Brett (Kayla) and Brooke Miller. Cherished great-papa of Hunter Miller. Dear son of the late Romeo and Lily. Dear brother of Roy (Florence), Leona Langlois, Mary-Jane Grady, Jim (Doris), Cecilia and Marguerite Reeb, sister-in-law Carmel and Migs. Brother-in-law of Gerard and Angeline Marentette, Maxine Blais, Phil and Rosita Blais, Tom and Gaby Blais and Louis Blais. Predeceased by brothers Nelson (Estelle), Father Marc, Leo and Orval and the late Paul Langlois and Joe Grady. Sadly missed by numerous nieces and nephews. Special friend of Brian Thibert and the Rocheleau family. Lloyd worked 37 years as a carpenter for Buttery Construction. He was an avid fan of the Montreal Canadiens and the Detroit Tigers. Member of River Canard K of C. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Joseph Restoration Fund or Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Saturday 7-9pm and Sunday 3-5 & 7-9pm. Prayers Sunday evening 7:30pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Monday, family and friends are invited to meet at St. Joseph Church River Canard (9399 Townline Rd.) after 9:30am followed by Funeral Mass at 10:30am. Interment St Joseph Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

 

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GLOVER, Doug of Carleton Place

Posted by on July 30, 2014

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Doug Glover, a retired Captain of the Royal Canadian Air Force passed away on Tuesday July 29, 2014 at the age of 84 years.  Husband of the late Kathleen Glover and Therese Glover.  Father of Kathleen Glover of Smith Falls and Joel & Elizabeth Glover of Carleton Place.  Doug loved his time in service to his country and the many places he was privileged to visit. For over 41 years he provided inspiration to others at the AA meetings he attended wherever he lived. Those who knew Doug knew that he could find the silver lining in most anything. He will be missed by family and friends. He was looking forward to the adventure of his final flight.

Family and friends are invited to gather at the Blenheim Community Funeral Home on Monday August 4, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. where a Service of Remembrance will be held for Doug before proceeding to Evergreen Cemetery where his urn will be interred next to Kathleen and Therese. Friends wishing to remember Doug with a memorial donation are asked to consider the War Amps. Online condolences for the family and memorial donations may be left at www.blenheimcommunityfuneralhome.com

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Evon, Elizabeth “Betty” (Nee Air)

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web_Evon, ElizabethPeacefully on July 30, 2014 at 90 years of age surrounded by her loving family. Cherished wife of Carl for 61 years. Loving mother of Jayne and her late husband Michael Lesansky and Marc Evon and wife Brenda. Treasured Grandma of Justin, Jordan, Aubyn, Madison and Bryce. Dear sister of John Air (Mary), Sandy Air (late Flo) and companion Joan and Fred Air. Predeceased by her brothers George (late Anne) and Peter Air (late Mary). Loved sister-in-law of Louise and husband Ray Adams and Jo-Anne Evon. Predeceased by her brother-in-laws Donald and Merle. She will be sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews. Mom was a kind-hearted woman who loved family and socializing with friends. She shared her love of travel with her family and her grandchildren. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother and will be deeply missed by all who had the pleasure to have known her. Special thanks to Dr. Ian McLeod and the dedicated staff at Extendicare Southwood Lakes for their kindness and care. Funeral arrangements incomplete, please contact Families First 3260 Dougall Ave., South Windsor (519-969-5841). For further information please visit www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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TOMKO, John Fred

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Passed away peacefully on his late son, Michael’s Birthday, on July 29, 2014 at W.R.H. Ouellette Campus at the age of 89 years.  Beloved husband of Alice (nee Landry) with whom he celebrated 58 years of marriage.  Loving father to Michael (2011), Nancy Tomko and John Barnes, Brian Tomko and Shelley Briden, Lisa Tomko and Bill Labadie.  Cherished grandfather to Ben and Micheal, and great-grandfather to Meila, Lucas and Ruby.  John retired from the City of Windsor Public Works Dept. after 28 years of dedicated service.  He served in the Canadian Army with the Essex Scottish Regiment during WWII.  John was a man that was strongly devoted to his faith and his family.  He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Bishop John T. Kidd Council #4924. John loved his animals, and volunteered at the St. Vincent de Paul Society in various ways. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E on Friday, August 1st, 2014 from 3-5 pm and 7-9 pm.  Parish prayers at 3 pm. and a Veterans Service under the auspices of the Windsor Veterans Memorial Services Committee will take place at 7:30 pm. Family and friends will be received on Saturday, August 2nd, 2014 at Our Lady of the Atonement Church (2940 Forest Glade Dr.) for visitation from 9:30 am until time of Funeral Mass at 10:00 am. Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery.  As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Windsor-Essex Humane Society.  Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with John’s family at www.windsorchapel.com.

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GARANT, Beverly Joan (nee Kearns)

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Passed away peacefully on July 29, 2014 at the age of 73 years.  Cremation has taken place.  Arrangements entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E.  Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared at www.windsorchapel.com

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Mao, Elizabeth

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Passed away peacefully on July 26, 2014. Arrangements have been entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234, 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E. At the family’s request cremation has taken place.  Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com.Butterfly

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VACHON, Alice “Sally” (nee Rittenhouse)

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Passed away peacefully on July 26, 2014 in Windsor, Ont., at the age of 82 years.  Beloved wife of 43 years of René Vachon.  Loving mother of Marc (Karen), Pauline Murphy (Joe), Joe Langlois (Lea), Mary Laird, Denise Paulin (Yvon), Beth Langlois, Terri Marlovits, and Paul (Bobbie).  Cherished grandmother of 14 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.  Predeceased by her siblings David, Ruth, Mary, and George.  “Sally” will also be lovingly remembered by her many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.  She was a long time member of the Catholic Women’s League and also a very active volunteer in her community.  Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234  1700 Tecumseh Rd. E. on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 from 2-5 & 7-9 p.m.  Parish prayers at 8 p.m.  Family and friends are invited to join together on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church (834 Raymo Rd.) from 10:30 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass at 11 a.m.  Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery.  Donations made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario in memory of “Sally” are welcomed and appreciated by the family.  Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared at www.windsorchapel.com

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LUCIER, Matthew “Matt” W.

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Passed away suddenly on Saturday, July 26, 2014 in Windsor at the age of 49. Born in Windsor, beloved son of Roland & Judith Lucier. Loving and proud father of Amber, Anthony, and Sarah Lucier. Grandfather of Leo Lucier. Dear brother of Michael (Margaret), Martin (Deborah), Sandra Kuchmey (Christopher), and the late Mark Lucier (1998). Matt is remembered by his many nieces and nephews. He worked for many years at R.C. White Construction. In keeping with Matthew’s wishes cremation has taken place and no formal services will take place. Arrangements have been entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E. Donations in memory of Matthew made to the Canadian Diabetes Association are welcomed and appreciated by the family. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared at www.windsorchapel.com

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SOULLIERE, Paul Joseph

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November 29, 1945 – July 25, 2014
Passed away suddenly at home after a lengthy illness with his loving friend Carole by his side.  Paul was predeceased by his parents Maurice and Ida Soulliere.  He is survived by his spouse Rosanne and his children Lee-Anne (Rob), Karen (Charlie), and Steven (Linda).  Loving Papa to Jillian, Joanne, Jason, Kirk, Steven and Chad and Papa Papa to Zachary, Ellery, Keaira, Emily, and Jakob.  He is also survived by his siblings Dorothy (the late John), Elaine (Ernie), Jim (Marie), Pat (Linda), and Vicki (John).  Predeceased by Moe, John, Mary Leona, Bill, Cathy, and Charlie.  Paul enjoyed bicycling around the Riverside area and he was an avid swimmer.  He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Bishop John T. Kidd council #4924.  Paul was retired after 38 years of service at Chrysler Canada.  Arrangements have been entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234  1700 Tecumseh Rd. E.  At Paul’s request cremation has taken place and a private memorial service will be held at a later date.  Donations made to a charity of one’s choice in memory of Paul are welcomed and appreciated by the family.  Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared at www.windsorchapel.com

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MORNEAU, Francis W. ‘Frank’

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Passed away on Friday, July 25, 2014, in Windsor, at the age of 87.  Beloved husband of the late Vivian (nee Quinn) (1992). Loved father of Frank & wife Pam, and Dan & wife Theresa Marie and beloved grandfather of Jennifer & husband Jeremy.  Loved brother of Monique  & husband Robert Goyeau.  Predeceased by brothers Joseph and Vincent and sister Marion. He is also survived by many brothers and sisters in-law, nieces and nephews.  He was a former supervisor of the Windsor Utilities Commission.  Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234  1700 Tecumseh Rd. E on Sunday, July 27, 2014 from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m.  Funeral Service on Monday, July 28, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. in the Chapel.  Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery.  A very heartfelt thank you goes out to all the devoted caregivers and staff of Extendicare Southwood Lakes and Dr. Zakaria and the staff of Windsor Regional Hospital – Met Campus. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis of Canada Windsor & Essex Chapter Society or Alzheimer Society of Windsor & Essex County.  Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared at www.windsorchapel.com

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LAMOUREUX, Maurice Joseph

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Passed away peacefully on July 25, 2014 at the age of 79 years.  He will be missed by family and friends.  As per his wishes, cremation has taken place.  Arrangements entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234  1700 Tecumseh Rd. E.  Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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DESCHAMPS, Sadie Sandra (nee Bordenuik)

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Passed away on July 25, 2014 at the age of 87. Dear mother to James (Debbie), Bertha (Eugene), and Linda. Loving Baba to Jimmy (Sheila), Sandra, Sarah (Darren), April, William, Robert, and Tracy and cherished great-grandmother. Visiting at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234 1700 Tecumseh Rd. East on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Service at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel. Interment to follow at Windsor Memorial Gardens. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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LOVELL, Joan Alice (nee Carson)

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Peacefully surrounded with her loving family after a courageous fight with cancer. On July 29, 2014 at 59 years of age. Beloved wife of Cliff for 36 years. Cherished mother of Heathyr, Michael and James and wife Shawntelle. Loving daughter of the late Bev and Grace Carson. Dear sister of Cindi and Peter Groen, Christien Mclauglin, Susan Carson, Sandee and Colin Elliott and Laura and Jeff Dunn. Dear sister-in-law of David and Marilyn Lovell, Rick and Rose Lovell, Frank and Penny Lovell and Sue and Simon Hall. She will be sadly missed by many loving nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. Joan was an active member of the Amherstburg Police Service. Joan was very active in the V.I.P. program in Amherstburg. Many thanks to the staff at Windsor Regional Hospital Metropolitan Campus. If you so desire, memorial donation may be made to the Leukemia Foundation. Visiting Friday 3-5 & 7-9pm. Funeral Service Saturday 10:00am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Interment to follow at Victoria Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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MAYEA, Francis J.

Posted by on July 29, 2014

Passed away peacefully at 77 years, at Windsor Regional Hospital Metropolitan Campus on July 28, 2014. Beloved husband of Linda (nee Marontate). Loving father of Terry (Kim), Johanne, Debbie Jullion (Ron), Brenda Harnden (Roger), Barb and cherished stepfather of Kim Hunter. Cherished Pépé to 15 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Survived by his siblings Geraldine Donaldson, Bernadette St. Pierre (Andre), Noel Mayea, Paul Mayea (Judy), Lorraine Leduc (Charles), Theresa Hardie and Marc Mayea (Diane). Predeceased by his parents Jeremy & Adeline and his brother Lawrence. Francis retired after 27 years of service with the Armed Forces. He also worked for 20 years as a Security Officer at the North Bay Airport and then at Caesars Windsor Casino. Long time member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 261 and the Knights of Columbus- Tecumseh. If you so desire, donations to the Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Thursday 3-5 & 7-9 pm with Parish Prayers at 4 pm and Veteran’s Memorial Service under the auspices of Windsor Veteran’s Memorial Service Committee at 730 pm at FAMILIES FIRST 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor (519-969-5841). On Friday, family and friends are invited to meet after 10 am at St Anne’s Church, Tecumseh, followed by mass at 1030 am. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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HOOKTWITH, Orrin a resident of Rondeau

Posted by on July 29, 2014

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Orrin Hooktwith died peacefully with his family by his side after a short illness endured with dignity and strength. Predeceased by his wife, of 53 years, Lenora Jean (Gilbert) Hooktwith. Father to Rod & Nancy (Leef) Hooktwith. Loving grandfather to Sam and Max. Older brother to Thelma Lee Parsonnage, and brother-in-law to Barb Gilbert, Jo & Bob Leach, Janet Gilbert and Mac Holmes. He leaves behind many nieces and nephews.

 

Orrin was born in Wallaceburg on February 16, 1930, son of the late Kline & Gladys Hooktwith. He was a long time resident of Chatham. Committed member and volunteer to local clubs like the Kinsmen, Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge 1692, Chatham, and the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 185, Blenheim. He devoted countless hours to the Canadian Power Squadron, where he instructed 100’s of Chatham-Kent boaters. Orrin spent many years servicing C-K boaters, working at the Boathouse, Merritt Marine, and Maple City Marine where he bought, sold, and serviced 1000’s of new or used power boats.

 

He spent his last years enjoying life, travelling between Rondeau, Ontario and Port Charlotte, Florida, making new friends and becoming a Saturday night sensation at karaoke hour bringing Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett to a younger generation.

 

Family to receive friends at the Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham on Thursday from 2:00-4:00 & 7:00-9:00 p.m. A Funeral Service will take place at the Funeral Home on Friday, August 1, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with the Ven. Paul Millward officiating. Cremation to follow. The family requests that donations be made in memory of Orrin Hooktwith to the Moose Lodge 1692, Chatham or the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 185, Blenheim as both organizations contribute to the local community and do good work for those in need. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com

 

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McKENZIE: Lois of Alvinston

Posted by on July 29, 2014

00000001-10At her home in Alvinston on Sunday, July 27, 2014, Lois Elaine McKenzie passed away in her 82nd year. Beloved wife of Kenneth A. McKenzie. Dear mother of Herbie (Cathy), Kirk (Nancy), Rose Anne (James) Whiting, George, Heather and Pam. Loved by her grandchildren Tina McKenzie, Kenny McKenzie, Richard Whiting and Jennifer McKenzie and her 5 great grandchildren. Dear sister of Ruby Rice, Pete Wills and the late Bud Wills (Barb). Memorial service will be held on Thursday, July 31 at 11 a.m. at the Van Heck Visitation Centre, 3232 River Street, Alvinston. Visitation one hour prior to the service. (10 to 11a.m.) Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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Stinson: Doris age 87 of Chatham formerly of Dresden

Posted by on July 28, 2014

Doris Stinson 80th Birthday (2)STINSON: Doris age 87 of Riverview Gardens Chatham passed away Monday July 28, 2014. Born in Dresden daughter of the late Alva and Margaret (Graham) McKim. Doris had been a long time employee of Eve’s Jewelry Store. She loved camping and golfing with her husband Ted. She was a member of Eddy’s Mills United Church. Her husband Ted predeceased in 1998. Survived by daughter Pat and husband Ted Misselbrook of R. R. # 1 Croton, grandchildren Jill Misselbrook and husband Carl Larocque and Beth Misselbrook, great grandsons Justin and Cameron, sister-in-law Juanita Mackie of Sarnia. Predeceased by her sister Eileen Mathewson and stepbrother Gary McKim. Visitors will be received  at the Thomas L. DeBurger Funeral Home 620 Cross St. Dresden Thursday July 31, 2014  from 10:00 a.m. until service time at 12:00 p.m. A celebration of Doris’s life will take place in the chapel of the funeral home at 12:00 p.m. with Rev. John Maroney officiating. Interment in Dresden Cemetery. If desired donations would be appreciated  to the Dresden Community Healthcare Foundation and may be left by cheque at the funeral home. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.deburgerfuneralhome.com

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Dunlop: Alma Jean formerly of Dresden

Posted by on July 28, 2014

Jean DunlopDunlop: Alma Jean, formerly of Dresden passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014 at Riverview Gardens, Chatham at the age of 93. Born in Dawn Mills, daughter of the late William and Lizzie (Pearson) Hughson. Jean was a life member of the Dresden I.O.D.E. Beloved wife of the late Garnet “Pat” Dunlop (2005). Loving mother and mother-in-law of Patricia & Wayne Chipman, Randy & Valerie Dunlop, Steve & Beth Dunlop and Laurie Dunlop. Sadly missed by 8 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Predeceased by son Phil Dunlop (2012). The Dunlop family will receive friends at the Badder Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 679 North St., Dresden on Thursday, July 31, 2014 from 1 p.m. until the time of the memorial service at 2 p.m. Interment in Dresden Cemetery. Donations may be made at the funeral home by cheque to the Alzheimer Society. Online donations and condolences may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com.

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BANKS, Lawrence George, of Charing Cross, ON

Posted by on July 28, 2014

BANKS, Lawrence George, a resident of Charing Cross, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 28, 2014 at his residence at the age of 82. Dear son of the late Edward & Irene Banks (McQueen). Beloved husband to Frances (Nee Kocis) for 57 years. Loving father of Brian Banks, of Charing Cross, Pamela (Greg) Fayarchuk, of Burlington, Heather Banks, of London, Virginia Banks, of Chatham and Grant (Donna) Banks, of London. Cherished grandfather to Lorne, Megan & Olivia Fayarchuk and Claire & Michael Banks. Dear brother to Ted (Dorothy) Banks, of Blenheim, Betty McMath, of Chatham and Carol Banks-Malough, of Mexico. Lawrence is survived by several nieces and nephews. In keeping with Lawrence’s wishes, cremation has taken place, with a private family gathering to follow. Donations in memory of Lawrence to the Chatham-Kent Hospice and Charity of Your Choice would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com

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WRIGHT: Marion Agnes of Rodney, Ontario

Posted by on July 28, 2014

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Peacefully and surrounded by the love of her family at Strathroy General Hospital on Sunday, July 27th, 2014, Marion Jean Wright (Tunks) of Rodney in her 89th year.

Wife of the late William Earl Wright (2010). Lovingly remembered by daughter Diana (Dave Small); grandchildren Janyce Sullivan (Joe), Kevin Lyons (Elaine), Bradley Lyons (Shelly); great grandchildren Rebecca, Scott, Trevor, Andrea, Sam, Will and Lily. Survived by sisters Dorothy Pringle of Newbury and Pat Stocking of Kincardine. Also survived by a sister-in-law Elizabeth Tunks and several nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by her parents James and Ethel (Wills) Tunks; brothers Cecil, George and Harold Tunks, sisters Blanche Thomson and Donna VanAcker; and sisters and brothers-in-law Ethel, Dorothy, Glen, Abbey and Ken. Marion worked in the Rodney Bell Telephone office during the early 50’s to the early 60’s and she co-owned and operated Prim Fashions Ladies Wear in West Lorne for over 23 years with Anne Cornwall. A special thank you to Dr. Sanders and all the nurses at SMGH for all their care and compassion.

Friends may call at the Rodney Chapel of Denning Funeral Directors on Thursday, July 31, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9 where service will be held on Friday at 2pm. Interment McLean Cemetery. If desired, donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Society or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Online condolences may be made at www.denning.ca.

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