MEYER, Robert John “Bob” formerly of Teeswater

Posted by on March 27, 2017

Robert John “Bob” Meyer formerly of Teeswater at Brucelea Haven, Walkerton, surrounded by family, on Sunday, March 26th, 2017, at the age of 84.

Beloved husband of Joan Meyer (née Kuntz) of Teeswater.

Dear father of Judy Gowland (Jim) of Culross Township, Nancy Walters (Mark) of Strathroy, Larry Meyer (Michelle) of Teeswater and Tim Meyer (Deb) of Culross Township.

Sadly missed by his grandchildren, Jamie Gowland (Marcie), Jake Gowland (Alley), Andrea Cordes (Josh), Tiara Gowland (Mark), Holly Hanna (Matt), Shannon Schiestel (Rob), Tori Walters (Steve), Jordine Meyer (Andrew), Nash and Tanner Meyer and Craig and Alli Meyer and 5 great-grandchildren, Becksen, Cameron, Dawson, Leo and Natalie.

Fondly remembered by siblings, Jim Meyer (Anna) of Toronto, Louise Ormond of Hamilton and brother-in-law Ed Klick of Burlington.

Also survived by members of the Kuntz family and many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents, Lawrence and Antionette (née Schefter) Meyer, sister Helen Klick and brother-in-law Jack Ormond.

Visitation will be held at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., with Knights of Columbus Service at 8:45 p.m. followed by Vigil Prayers at 9:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial Mass will be celebrated from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Teeswater on Friday, March 31st, 2017 at 11:00 a.m., with Reverend Father Michael Anderson as celebrant.

Spring interment Sacred Heart Cemetery.

Memorial donations to Sacred Heart Church Building Fund, Wingham & District Hospital Foundation or Teeswater Culross Firefighters’ Association would be appreciated by family as expressions of sympathy.

Portrait and memorial online at www.tiffinfuneralhome.ca.

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SCHNEIDER, Trevor of Mildmay

Posted by on March 27, 2017

Trevor Schneider of Mildmay, passed away with family by his side, at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Walkerton on Saturday, March 25th, 2017 at the age of 47.

Beloved husband and best friend of Jennifer Schneider (née Haelzle).

Loving father of Derek and Amber Schneider.

Cherished son of Gary and Carol Schneider.

Missed by his siblings, Tracy Williams (John), Marcia McGilveary (Steve) and Colin Schneider (Carolyn).

Fondly remembered by his father and mother-in law Bob and Judy Haelzle, sisters-in-law Sherry Weiler (Al), Brenda Haelzle and brother-in-law Rob Haelzle.

Dear uncle of Cody, Taylor, Chloe, Madeline, Kyla, Dustyn, Karina, Jevan, Karlee, Paige and Perle

Sharing in this loss are Trevor’s many aunts, uncles, cousins, neighbours, friends and fellow firefighters.

Predeceased by his grandparents, Harvey and Audrey Dahms and Bill and Reba Schneider.

Trevor was a proud member of the Mildmay Carrick Firefighters for 25 years.

Visitation will take place at the Mildmay Carrick Recreation Complex on Wednesday from 1:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. The funeral service to celebrate Trevor’s life will be conducted from the Mildmay Carrick Recreation Complex on Thursday, March 30th, 2017 at 1:00 p.m., with Pastors Ed Bastian and Elina Salonen officiating.

Reception to follow.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Brain Tumor Foundation of Canada or the Mildmay Carrick Firefighters’ Association (cheques payable to the Municipality of South Bruce) would be appreciated by the family.

Portrait and memorial online at www.tiffinfuneralhome.ca.

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Bassitta; Peter of Proton Station formerly of Germany resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception

Posted by on March 25, 2017
Peter Hans Heinz Bassitta

Peter Bassitta of Proton Station resting at Fawcett Funeral Home Flesherton

Bassitta, Peter Hans Heinz
Peter Bassitta passed away peacefully in his home with his entire family by his side on Friday March 24th, 2017, just 5 days before his 89th birthday.
He will always be remembered by the love of his life, Leonore, who were together for 53 years, his 3 girls and their families, |Barbara and Mike Minnick and daughters,|Carolyn and Natalie, Susanne and Del Wilmot and their children, Jenna and Graham, and Nicola and Scott Osborne and their children, Peter and Erin, and nephew Juergen Trotz.
He was a WW II vet and immigrated to Canada in 1956 and began his new life in Toronto. He soon married Leonore in 1965 and together had 3 girls in the years following. They purchased their dream farm in Proton Station in 1975 and over the years made it the centre of all of the family, and where he remained until his final days. He always said he was the richest man on earth, all he needed was his family by his side, good food, good beer and a wonderful home to enjoy them all in.
The family would like to thank Dr. Winfield for his kindness and caring over the years, the Waterloo Wellington CCAC and all the wonderful nurses, |PSW’s and all the kind caring people that helped so much when he needed it the most. Surrounded by the love of his family, he was able to make his final journey with comfort and dignity.

If desired donations to Wellington Hospice in Mount Forest would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations, condolences and detials about Peter’s life are available at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca

Arrangements are entrusted to Fawcett Funeral Cremation Recpetion, 1 Highland Drive, Box 130 Flesherton, ON N0C 1E0 888-924-2810 info@fawcettfuneralhome.ca 

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WEISHAR, Ralph – formerly of Teeswater

Posted by on March 23, 2017

Ralph Peter Weishar of Brucelea Haven, Walkerton, formerly of Teeswater and Culross Township, passed away with family by his side on Tuesday, March 21st, 2017, two days short of his 97th birthday.

Born in Carrick Township on March 23rd, 1920 to the late Andrew and Margaret (née Schumacher) Weishar.

Predeceased by his beloved wife Rose (née Reinhart) in 1989.

Father and father-in-law of Reg (deceased 1996) (Donna) of Teeswater, Andrew (Doris) of Gowanstown, Ted of Teeswater, Mary Lou Kretz of Listowel, Allan (MaryAnn) of Barrie, Anita Stothers (Ron) of Ayr, Ralph (deceased 2007) (Karen) of Stratford, Frank (Marlene) of Mildmay, Joe (Brenda) of Listowel, Merv (Brigitte) of Chatham, Dan (Liz) of Wroxeter, Jeanette (Paul) Wilke of Harrisburg Pennsylvania, Paul (Joanne) of Listowel, Karen Ruetz (Ed) of Hanover , Dave (Gail) of Teeswater, Gary (Joanne) of Bluevale, Steve of Durham, Ray (Cheryl) of Kitchener, and Darrel (Jan) of Teeswater.

Survived by 50 grandchildren, 60 great-grandchildren, 7 great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by two grandsons, Kenny Weishar and Dean Weishar, son–in-law Conrad Kretz, great-grandson Tyler Dietz, brother Ray Weishar and sister Mary Beninger (Frank).

Visitation will be held at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., with Vigil Prayers at 8:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Teeswater on Saturday, March 25th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m., with Reverend Father Michael Anderson as celebrant.

Spring interment Sacred Heart Cemetery.

PLEASE NO FLOWERS – as expressions of sympathy the family would like donations to these agencies who service the less fortunate in Grey and Bruce Counties.

Owen Sound and Area Family YMCA Strong Kids Campaign – Housing Support Program, or Food Banks in Walkerton or Wingham.

Portrait and memorial online at www.tiffinfuneralhome.ca.

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SEWERS, Muriel (née Keith) of St. Marys formerly of Barrie

Posted by on March 11, 2017

Muriel Jeanette Sewers (née Keith) of St. Marys and formerly of Barrie passed away peacefully at her home with family by her side on Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 in her 82nd year.

Beloved wife of Mac Sewers of St. Marys.

Loving mother of Marlene Vanesse (Gerald) of Thamesville, Madelyn Moore (Robert) of Green Cove Springs, Florida, Golda Wilson (Richard) of St. Marys and Joyce Roberts (Scott) of Orange Park, Florida.

Sadly missed by 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Survived by her brother, David Keith (Ellen) of Belmore, brother-in-law Austin Loree of Lucknow and sisters-in-law Margaret Keith of Goderich and Eleanor Keith of Markham.

Fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents Duncan and Mary (née Stobo) Keith, brothers Evan Keith, Mac Keith (Fern) and Bob Keith, sisters Marion Reid (John), Irene McAllister (Neil) and Mildred Loree.

Visitation will be held at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Sunday from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., where the funeral service to celebrate Muriel’s life will be held on Monday, March 13th, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. with Cathy Sewers officiating.

Spring interment Culross-Teeswater Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the St. Marys Memorial Hospital Foundation or St. Marys United Church would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Portrait and memorial online at www.tiffinfuneralhome.ca.

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LONG, Ronald James of Sarnia

LONG, RONALD – At Bluewater Health on Tuesday, March, 7, 2017, Ronald James Long, age 59 of Sarnia passed away. He was the loving husband and companion of Mary MacColl, son of Selena Hurst and one of nine children. He was predeceased by his father James Long. Ron was a member of Boilermakers-Local #128 of Sarnia. Ron loved the outdoors; hunting, fishing and gardening. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Ron’s life will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #62 (286 Front St. N., Sarnia) on Saturday, March 11th, 2017 between the hours of 1:00 to 3:00 pm. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to Bluewater Health Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family. The family wishes to thank Dr. Crombeen and all the wonderful nurses on the palliative care floor. A special thanks to nurses Cassie and Sarah from C.C.A.C. and a heartfelt thank you to Mark and Fiona and family for their help during Ron’s illness. Arrangements have been entrusted to the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, Sarnia. 

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Judson, Margaret Aleen of Athens, Ontario

Posted by on March 3, 2017

Margaret Aleen Judson
( K.G.H. Class 1951 )

Peacefully at the Brockville General Hospital, on Thursday March 2nd, 2017. Margaret Aleen Chamberlin age 87 years of Athens. Beloved wife of George, and loving mother to Debbie ( Ron Murray ) of Kingston and Greg ( Kelly ) of Athens. Special grandma to Danielle, Ryan and Eric. Also survived by a brother, George Chamberlin of Addison, and a close friend Karen Sanders of Charleston. Predeceased by her parents, Goodson Chamberlin and the former Thelma Owens, as well a brother, Owen Chamberlin.

Relatives and friends may pay their respects at the Judson Funeral Home, Athens, on Sunday March 5th, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at the Athens United Church on Monday March 6th, at 11 a.m. Interment Glen Elbe Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Athens United Church or the Brockville & District Hospital Foundation ( Palliative Care Unit ) will be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Visit a Book of Memories at: www.judsonfuneralhome.ca

JUDSON FUNERAL HOME
613-924-2626

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BAXTER: RANDY IAN OF SARNIA

Posted by on February 17, 2017

            BAXTER- RANDY IAN, passed away at his residence on February 8, 2017 at the age of 55. Beloved brother to Valarie Baxter, Tom Baxter, Tammy DeCarolis (Lenny), Tim Baxter and Tina Baxter (Bill) also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his Life partner Fran Collier (2008), brother James Baxter (1988), mother Donna Baxter (2001), father Vern Baxter (2005) and sister Rose Baxter (2015). Randy worked in Environmental Services for 35 years at Bluewater Health and he was an avid sports fanatic. Cremation has taken place and there will be a memorial service held at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia) on Monday February 27, 2017 at 8p.m. with visitation between the hours of 7:00p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Memorial donations in memory of Randy may be made to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Arrangements entrusted to the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia)

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MILLER: Marie (née Pullman) (Boyd) of Guelph, formerly of Seaforth and London

Posted by on February 17, 2017

At Guelph General Hospital on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 of Guelph, and formerly of Seaforth and London in her 80th year.  Beloved wife of the late John Ellis Boyd (1969), and the late Ronald Patrick Miller (2008).  Dear mother of Brenda St. Croix of Guelph, Daniel and Barbara Boyd of St. John, N.B., Donald and Jane Boyd of Barrie, Barbara Boyd of Burlington, and Douglas and Elaine Boyd of London.  Dear grandmother of Kyle and Ellis; Johnathan, Erin, Cindi; Terry, Dee; Dibe, Clark, Blair; Emma, Lenore, Cassie, and Jack.  Also missed by 7 great-grandchildren.  Dear sister of Ruth Smith of Egmondville, and sister-in-law of Lynne McCann of Mount Carmel, Steve Faber of Point Clark, and Patricia Faber-Nazir of Ottawa.  Fondly remembered by the Miller family.  Predeceased by her son-in-law Richard.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, Exeter (1 street west of Main) on Monday, February 20th from 10:30 – 11:30 AM, where the funeral service will be held at 12 PM Noon. Spring interment Hensall Union Cemetery.

Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, or the Lung Association would be appreciated by the family.

For more information, please see www.haskettfh.com.

 

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Odell; Bernice Lorene of Priceville resting at Fawcett Funeral Home Flesherton

Posted by on February 11, 2017

Odell; Bernice Lorene

Peacefully at her home in Priceville on Friday, February 10, 2017 in her 80th year. She is reunited with her beloved husband Alfred(2012). Loving mother of Wallace(Jo-Anne) of Tottenham, Paul(Marilyn) of Priceville, Bruce(Debbie) of Markdale, Janice(Ken Alderman) and Susan Odell all of Priceville. Loved and remembered by grandchildren Stephanie and David Odell, Laura(Bryan) Elford, Kristin(Brian) Schnurr, Jonathan and Brittany, Belinda (Clayton Shaw), Alicia(Curtis) Rodrigue and great-grandmother of Alex, Carson, Alfred, Audrey, Holden and one on the way. Lorene is survived by her sister Velda Hindle and many nieces and nephews.

Lorene had a true passion for her family and her farming; enjoying every moment with her children and grandchildren. Over the years she was ambitious with her catering and the booth at the Stothart Ball Diamond, her baseball but most of all music and dancing. While she hadn’t quilted in a few years, she was determined that she should get back to her horseback riding.

The family will receive friends at Fawcett Funeral Home, 1 Highland Drive, Flesherton, on Monday, February 13, 2017 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. Service from the funeral home chapel on Tuesday at 11am. Spring interment at McNeil Cemetery. If Desired, memorial Donations to the HCSS Markdale Day Away Program would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuenralhome.ca 519-924-2810

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Maness: Sherman of Guelph and formerly of Sarnia

Posted by on February 10, 2017

Suddenly at Guelph General Hospital on Thursday, February 9, 2017.  SHERMAN MANESS, passed away at the age of 67; formerly of Sarnia. Beloved life partner of Sharon Wayling of 23 years and his cat Tovah. Dear son of the late Arthur and Elvira (nee Jackson) Maness. Sherman is survived by his sisters; Sandra (Marc) Mok and Sharren (Ray) Fisher. Sherman will be deeply missed by his many cherished friends and family in Guelph. Sherman enjoyed playing darts and played at Wolly and Fat Duck Pub. He was also a member of the Guelph Royal City Slo Pitch League for more than two decades. He was involved with the Friendship Centre movement for many years, working with the Ontario Federation of  Indigenous Friendship Centres. The family wishes to thank the caring staff of 4th. floor at the Guelph General Hospital. Funeral service will be held from the Maawn Doosh Gumig Community and Youth Centre (1972 Virgil Avenue, Sarnia, ON) on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow. Interment of ashes will take place at the Aamjiwnaang (Chippewas of Sarnia First Nation) Cemetery. Family and friends will be received at the Maawn Doosh Gumig Community and Youth Centre (1972 Virgil Avenue, Sarnia, ON) on Monday, February 13, 2017 between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. and from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Memorial donations in memory of  Sherman may be made to the Ontario Federation of  Indigenous Friendship Centres. Arrangements entrusted to the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia). Memories and messages of condolence may be made through www.djrobb.on.ca

 

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STRINGER:NORMAN ALLAN OF ST. PETER,ON

Posted by on February 9, 2017

STRINGER, NORMAN ALLAN

November 21st, 1938 – February 8th, 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a loving Father and Papa at the age of 78 following a brief illness at Bluewater Health Hospital Sarnia on February 8th, 2017.  Predeceased by his loving wife Monique Stringer (Deslauriers) (2003).  Father to Richard (Donald), David (Sandra), Sandra (Tom), and Tim (Echo).  Cherished Papa and fishing buddy to Matthew, John, Joshua, Jacob, Kelsey (Kevin), and Connor.  Dear brother of John (Sheila), Gordon (Susan), and Brenda.  Predeceased by his parents John and Jemima (nee Jessup), brother Joseph (Evelyn) and his sister Wilma (Larry). He will be fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, and friends.  Norm retired after many years of working in the Mining Industry.  He enjoyed spending time with his friends and family fishing and hunting.  This very kind and generous man will be greatly missed.

Memorial and interment will be held in Lake St. Peter in the spring.  In lieu of flowers please make donations to the M. S. Society.

Arrangements are entrusted to the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

 

 

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Debergh, Carol Ruth (nee McLean)

Posted by on February 6, 2017

Debergh, Carol Ruth (nee McLean)
Passed away peacefully on Friday, February 3, 2017 at Erie Shores Hospice in the arms of her loving husband, Robert (Bob), after 62 years of marriage. Loving Mother of Debbie Setterington (Tom), Danny Debergh (Tina), and Nancy York (Larry). Proud Grandmother of James Tober (Fleur), Erich Tober (Christina), Rauni Tilden (Chris), Kelly Ingratta (Mike), John Debergh, Chelsea and Kaitlyn York and Devon Carreiro. Great Grandmother of Kellie Montgomery, Coleton Graham, Bailey Debergh, and Rilyon and Callum Tober. She will also be missed by many loved and loving nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by her parents Hugh and Ruth McLean, her sisters Marion Clark (Bill), Joan Musgrove (Buck), and her brother Hugh Mclean. Survived by her sister-in law Pat McLean and brother-in law Rene Debergh (Gisele). Carol courageously fought a long, hard battle with lung disease for the past 53 years. Her Father would have been so proud that she lived past her 81st birthday. Her family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to those who have helped care for Carol, which allowed her to stay home with her precious Ebby and Elly until her last days. Thank you to the staff at St. Elizabeth Health Care (especially her Twyla), all the staff from CCAC and Bayshore Home Health. A special thank you to the amazing staff and volunteers at Erie Shores Hospice for comforting her and her family on her final journey. To Carol’s dearest friends, Henriette, Veronica, Joan, Cathy and Gail, and to the best neighbours anyone could have had, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts. As per Carol’s wishes cremation has taken place. Memorial visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Friday from 7-9 p.m. and on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at St. Michael’s Parish, 21 Elliott Street, Leamington from 10 a.m. until time of the Mass of the Resurrection at 11 a.m. Fr. Danny Santos officiating. Inurnment Erie Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Leamington. If you so desire, memorial donations, made by cheque, to Erie Shores Hospice or the charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated by the family. Family & Friends may share their memories of Carol or make an online contribution at http://reidfuneralhome.ca/

 

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Provot: Allan F of London Formerly of Timmins

Posted by on January 30, 2017

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Provot, Allan Frederick of London, in his 87th year passed peacefully with his family at his side on December 24, 2016 at University Hospital in London, Ontario. Beloved wife of 65 years, Ruth (Welcher). Loving father of Dorothy Harris, Nancy Drexler (Ray), Bonnie Whitfield (Rob), Joyce Anderson Tesmer (Bob), Gail Kerr (John) and Rick Provot (Sue). Survived by his brothers Albert Provot and David Provot and his sister Vivian Miller. Loving Grandfather of 15 Grandchildren and 27 Great Grandchildren. Predeceased by his father Norman F Provot, Mother Kathleen Ridley, and Step Mother Helen Glass, his siblings Leeota Morse, Kathleen Madison, Alvin Provot, Daughter Ida Louise Provot, Grandson Jeramie Drexler, and son in Law Bob Harris. Al was a Korean War Vet in the US Military; he worked in the Pamour Gold Mines in Timmins Ontario and was proud owner of Al’s Pizza in Guelph, Ontario for 12 years. Al will be missed for his quiet strength, sneaky humour, predictability, love of 649 and the Toronto Blue Jays, but most of all for his limitless amounts of cookies and Christmas candy (even in July). As per his request cremation has taken place. Memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. The family sincerely thanks the staff at University Hospital, London, Ontario for their outstanding care and compassion.

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MONTGOMERY: Joan Marie of San Antonio, Jalisco, Mexico Formerly of Toronto/Brampton, Ontario

Posted by on January 30, 2017

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Riberas Del Pilar, Jalisco Mexico- Joan Marie (Peloquin) Montgomery died on Sunday, December 11th at the age of 79 in her beloved Mexico after a short illness.
January 15th 1937-December 11th 2016

Joan was predeceased by her husband Hugh Boman Montgomery (1987) and her parents Norbert and Laura Peloquin. She leaves her daughters Catherine (Katie) Laura Vanderyt (Bill) and Kelly Cora Ricketts (Todd) she was very proud of her 4 grandchildren Emily (23) Meghan (21) Vanderyt and Ivan (12), Issac (10) Ricketts. They were her true love.
She will be missed by her immediate family, nieces and nephews, friends and siblings, Edmond, Jim, Marlene and Sylvia.

Joan raised her daughters in Caledon and Brampton Ontario after her the death of her husband Hugh. She was fiercely independent, private and a true survivor. At the age of 50 she went back to high school and completed her grade 12. She then began to work in the Social Service Field which she loved until she retired in her early 60’s. She loved to be surrounded by her family and had a wonderful laugh and sense of adventure. For years while raising her daughters she dreamed of retiring in Mexico, and you could always find a book of Mexico and a box of turtles under her bed. She began her journey to Mexico in 1998 visiting yearly, always at awe that her dream came true. In 2006 she made the move to the Lake Chapala area of Jalisco Mexico permanently, fulfilling her retirement dreams.

While in Mexico she entrenched herself in the expat life, volunteering with the Red Cross, Ninos Incapacitados and the Lake Chapala society. She helped put her much loved maid Alejandra’s children through school and was proud of their accomplishments. She was a tall stately woman who was easily noticed wherever she went. Joan enjoyed travelling Mexico and learning about the culture. She was very fond of her adoptive home and loved the Mexican people saying they were the kindest, hardest working people. Joan was very proud the day she became a permanent Mexican resident. Her grandchildren called her their Mexican grandma.

After a brief illness Joan was admitted to the lovely Casa Nostra Nursing home in Riberas del Pilar, Jalisco Mexico. Her daughters were able to join her in Mexico and spend time with her before her passing.

A celebration of life will take place in Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico in Februay 2017

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EVANS: JUDITH, ANNE: OF SARNIA

Posted by on January 30, 2017

EVANS, JUDY, ANNE- passed away at Bluewater Health on January 27, 2017 at the age of 68 years.  Dear mother to Bill (Stephanie) Haight and Jeff (Kristin) Haight.  Loving grandma to Andrew, Kara, Ben and Tom Haight.  Sister Cathy Ritchie. Judy was a devoted Registered Nurse and had worked all over the globe for over 30 years doing what she loved.  In Judy’s retirement she was an avid painter and loved spending time in her garden. The family would like to give a special thanks to the Bluewater Health I.C.U nurse Elizabeth and everyone who helped Judy during her stay at the Hospital.  Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia) on Friday February 3, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with visitation beginning an hour prior to service time at 10:00 a.m.

Memorial donations in memory of Judy may be made to the Myasthenia Gravis Society of Canada.      

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MOORE: RALPH, CARL OF SARNIA

Posted by on January 27, 2017

RALPH CARL MOORE- passed away at Bluewater Health on January 24, 2017. A teenage farm boy from Moore’s lane grew to become a skilled tradesman and a proud member of Local 663. He served a term as president of both the Chamber of Commerce and the Sarnia Construction Association during his working years. He built the RABAR. Ralph was predeceased by his parents W.H. “Harry” and Reta (Haslip) Moore, his sister Trudy (Moore) Polak, and his elder son Ralph W. Moore. He was greatly loved by his wife Barbara ( Robinson) Moore and all his family: Brent Moore, son of Ralph’s elder son and Brent’s children Haley, Majofsky, Tala Moore and Brayden Moore; his son Dan,  wife Cheryl and sons Kevin and Mark; his daughter Bette (Moore) Woodley and her daughter Sarah Kell, who with her partner Jason Kell has just presented us with our latest addition, three month old Hunter; his daughter Lori (Moore) Zonneville and her daughters Erika (Melanie) and Rebecca and Becca’s two children Wayne and Aubrey. The Moore family stands tall together so we are sure Ralph will be long remembered and often spoken of by his brothers Gerald (Grace) and Charles “Chuck” (Suzanne, Deceased) and by his sisters Beverly Richards (Jim) and Linda Ryan (Doug). There will be a Celebration of Ralph’s life from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. on February 4, 2017 at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home and Cremation Center, (102 Victoria St. N. Sarnia On).  In of Lieu of flowers donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice would be appreciated checks only at the funeral home please.

 Arrangements are entrusted to the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

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WHEELER, Lloyd Henry, formerly of Teeswater and Bluevale

Posted by on January 24, 2017

Lloyd Henry Wheeler, a resident of Pinecrest Manor in Lucknow and formerly of Teeswater and Bluevale, passed away at Pinecrest Manor on Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 at the age of 82.

Beloved husband of Patricia Gamble-Wheeler (née Mulcaster) of Teeswater and the late Isabel Wheeler (née Cameron) who predeceased him in May 1994.

Dear father of David Wheeler and his wife Maureen of Erinsville and Heather Montgomery and her husband Doug of Peterborough.

Missed by his grandchildren, Michela and Ashley Montgomery and Zack and Maddi Wheeler.

Fondly remembered by Pat’s family; Donna and Dennis Thompson of R. R. #3 Walkerton, David and Bonnie Gamble of Teeswater, Doug and Vickie Gamble of Paris, Derrick and Shirley Gamble of Formosa and Darlene and Don McCall of Teeswater and their families.

Predeceased by his parents, Henry and Rifa (née Jenkins) Wheeler and infant brother Bruce.

Visitation will be held at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Friday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The funeral service to celebrate Lloyd’s life will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church (7 James Street West), Teeswater on Saturday, January 28th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Owen Kim officiating.

Spring interment Wingham Cemetery.

Memorial donations to Knox Presbyterian Church, Teeswater, Bluevale United Church or Teeswater Minor Ball would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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Schwengsbier, Otto

Posted by on January 23, 2017

Schwengsbier, Otto

79 years, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Erie Shores Hospice. Beloved husband of Elfriede Schwengsbier (nee Bormann) for 60 years. Loving father of Monica Weil (Henry), Linda Johnson (John Ludwiczak) and the late Otto (2013) (Laurie). Cherished Opa of Timothy Weil (Lori), Matthew Weil (Lindsay), Aaron Johnson, Mallory and Cameron Schwengsbier and the late Andrew Schwengsbier (2007); and Special Opa of Emma, Jackson, Myla, Jaelyn and Leah. Dear brother of the late Paula Bohlen (the late Alfred), Martha Dorner (Peter), Olga Fischer (the late Joe), the late Annie Renner (Adolf), Erika Sonntag (the late Wolfgang), Margaret Schuller (the late Alfred), and Christel Cardoso (and the late Daniel); and brother-in-law of the late Gerhardt Bormann (Gerda), Maria Trittler (the late Engelbert), Erich Bormann (Maria), Bruno Bormann (Sharon) and Hilda DeWaal (Abraham). Otto is survived by many nieces and nephews and his grand dog Scooby. Otto cherished his visits from the neighbourhood children and would always have treats waiting for them. He had a soft spot for animals and birds, and made sure they always had something to eat. His generosity will be missed by many. Visiting will be held at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Tuesday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Prayers Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Otto’s life, from St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 311 Sherk Street, Leamington on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 11 am. Pastor Sylvia Swiatoschik officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Erie Shores Hospice or to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at http://reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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HARLOW: Thomas George William of Chatsworth, formerly of Georgetown

Posted by on January 20, 2017

Peacefully on January 14th, 2017; Thomas George William Harlow of Chatsworth, formerly of Georgetown, passed away in his 66th year after a battling cancer.

Lovingly remembered by his children Adam Harlow of Vancouver BC and Annie Harlow and her husband Tyler Damen on Strathroy Ontario.

He is dearly missed by his beloved horses Beauty and Champ and dog Perro.

Tom is also remembered by his siblings Steve Harlow and Jack Harlow.

Predeceased by his parents Ray and Julie Harlow and brother David (Chipper) Harlow.

Family and friends will be received on Saturday, January 28th from 1:00-2:00 pm at Jones Funeral Home in Georgetown with a Memorial Service to follow at 2:00p.m.

Donations to Princess Margaret Hospital would be appreciated by the family.

Donations and condolences may be left online at http://www.thepmcf.ca/Ways-to-Give/Honour-Someone-Special

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FOWLER, Roy Donald, of St. Thomas, Ontario

Posted by on January 17, 2017

FOWLER, Roy Donald, 63, of St. Thomas, ON, passed away at home on Monday, January 16, 2017.  Roy was born on February 21, 1953 in Simcoe, ON.  He was predeceased by his parents Donald (2015) and Bernice (2001), and is lovingly remembered by his sister Anne and her husband Robert Neill.  Roy was a devoted uncle to his nephews, Christopher Neill (Christina) and Todd Neill (Andrea), and loved spending time with his great nephews and nieces who will miss him dearly.  He is also fondly remembered by several cousins and the entire Neill family.  Roy was a graduate of Arthur Voaden Secondary School, and a lifelong resident of St. Thomas.  He enjoyed a career working for Emerson Network Power (formerly Reliance Telecommunications) for more than thirty years.  He leaves behind many friends in the community.  Roy’s idea of a perfect day was lunch at Ted’s Place, sunny weather, and nothing but his motorcycle and the open road to Port Bruce and back.  Roy will always be remembered for his wonderful laugh, and even though he is no longer with us, we are comforted that he is at peace now.  In keeping with his wishes, cremation has taken place, and private interment will be made in the St. Thomas Cemetery, West Ave.  A service to celebrate Roy’s life will be held at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) on Friday, January 20th at 11:00 a.m.  Relatives and friends will be received by the family one hour prior.  Flowers respectfully declined.  If so desired, memorial donations to the Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario or the Canadian Mental Health Association (Elgin Branch) will be gratefully acknowledged.

“What we have once enjoyed, we can never lose.  All that we love deeply becomes part of us.”  Helen Keller

Email messages of condolence may be sent to siftonfuneralhome@sympatico.ca

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WOOLSEY, Anna

Posted by on January 11, 2017

WOOLSEY, Anna

After a long and happy life in her 98th year, Anna passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Guelph, on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Emmett Woolsey (2004). Loving mother of Robert and Teresa Woolsey, Larry and Virginia Woolsey, and Alice and the late Don Brown. She will be missed by her grandchildren Darren, Jason, Lori, Sean, Marty, Tracy, Tammy, Thomas, Michael, Tyler, Lisa, and her sixteen great grandchildren. Visitation will be held at KITCHING STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Sunday January 15, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., where a Funeral Service will be held on Monday, January 16, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. Private Cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy, donation’s in Anna’s memory to the Ronald McDonald House would be sincerely appreciated by the family.

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PEVEC, Linda of Sarnia

LINDA PEVEC; 1953 – 2016 – Peacefully surrounded by her family at Bluewater Health Palliative Care Unit on Saturday, December 31, 2016, Linda passed away peacefully at the age of 63. She was the beloved wife of Michael for 43 years and proud mother of Michael (Crystal) and Peter (Antonella). She was the grandmother of Robert, Luka, Ashton and Seth. She was predeceased by her parents Victor and Margery Schmitt of Kitchener. Linda worked for 30 years as a PSW and loved gardening, her cats, driving her Mustang and Jazz music. Special thanks to all involved with Linda’s care. Cremation has taken place. There will be no services as requested by Linda. Donations can be made to ALS or the Sarnia Humane Society. Arrangements are entrusted to the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

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FISCHER, E. Coriene (née Anstett) of R. R. #2 Mildmay

Posted by on December 30, 2016

Elizabeth Coriene Fischer (née Anstett) of R.R. #2 Mildmay, passed away suddenly with family by her side at Brucelea Haven, Walkerton on Thursday, December 29th, 2016 in her 80th year.

Beloved wife of Tom Fischer.

Loving mother of Greg Fischer (Paula) of R. R. #2 Teeswater, Gary Fischer (Joan) of R.R. #4 Walkerton, Shelley Weber (Gerald) of R. R. #2 Mildmay, Sherry Cronin (Paul) of Teeswater, Grant Fischer (Diana) of Toronto and Graham Fischer (Matt Schroeder) of R.R. #2 Mildmay.

Sadly missed by her 16 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Fondly remembered by her sister Hilda Brick of Chepstow, in-laws Robert Mousseau of Ottawa, Lorna Lang of Teeswater, Paul and Evelyn Fischer of Teeswater, Eileen Fischer of R.R. #1 Wingham, Laurette Maxwell of Stratford, Hubert Fischer of Gull Lake, Saskatchewan, Marlene Fischer of Teeswater, Ray and Judy Fischer of R.R. #2 Teeswater, Anna Lou and Barrie King of Barrie, Ted and Barb Fischer of Teeswater,

Linda and Jim McKee of R.R. #3 Teeswater, Leone Millen of Walkerton, Lenore Brick of Waterloo, numerous nieces, nephews, neighbours and friends.

Predeceased by her parents, George and Johanna (née Lang) Anstett, brothers Gordon Anstett (Pat), George Anstett (Jean), Harold Anstett (Verda) and Andrew Anstett (Charlotte), sisters Verna Morris (James) and Helen Bester (Wilfred) and in-laws, Wilfred Brick, Jim and Doris Fischer, Lorraine Mousseau, Lucille and Lindsay Spielmacher, Karl Lang, Art Fischer, Jack Maxwell, Jack Fischer and Joe Brick.

Visitation will be held at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., with Knights of Columbus Rosary at 8:30, followed by Vigil Prayers at 8:45. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, Formosa on Thursday, January 5th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m., with Reverend Father Michael Anderson officiating.

Spring Interment Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Wingham & District Hospital Foundation or Alzheimer Society Grey Bruce would be greatly appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Portrait and memorial online at www.tiffinfuneralhome.ca.

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PETRIE, Muriel of Milverton

Posted by on December 13, 2016

Muriel Petrie – passed away peacefully at Knollcrest Lodge, Milverton on Monday December 12, 2016 at the age of 94.  Muriel was a member of the former Donegal United Church, Donegal UCW and a past president of the Donegal Women’s Institute.  She was a former 4H Leader in Perth County and a former crossing guard in Milverton.  In the late 1950’s, Muriel obtained her nurses aid certificate and proudly worked at Knollcrest Lodge.

Dear mother of Donna Patterson (Jim), Ken Petrie, Bill Petrie, Maureen Houston (Vince Bergin) and Bob Petrie.  Special grandma of Ken, David, Richard, Scott, Kyle, Jill, Amy, Jonathon, and Jennifer.  Sister of Earl Buchanan.  Fondly remembered by her 12 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents William and Alice (Thorndyke) Buchanan, daughter-in-law Deanna Petrie, sisters Marie Blackwell (Tom), Mary Park (Steve), brother Alvin Buchanan (Minnie) and sister-in-law Vera Buchanan.

In keeping with Muriel’s wishes, cremation has taken place.  A memorial service will be held at Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood on Saturday December 17, 2016 at 12:00 p.m.  Spring interment in Donegal Cemetery, Donegal.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Knollcrest Lodge or Listowel Memorial Hospital Foundation – CT Scanner would be appreciated by the family.  www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca

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