NELSON: Isabel of London

Posted by on December 7, 2016

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Peacefully at Highview Residences, London, on Monday, December 5, 2016, Isabel (Burns) Nelson in her 97th year. Beloved wife of the late Ron Nelson (1994). Loving mother of Jan Nelson and her husband Rick Quinn of Sidney B.C., Martha Nelson her and husband Bill Gallagher of Waterloo and Rob Nelson and his wife Lisa of London. Predeceased by her daughter Jane (1957). Cherished Nanny of Quito Quinn (Gregory), Nellie Quinn, Ronald Gallagher (Violetta), Claire Gallagher and great-grandmother of Theodore Gallagher. Predeceased by her siblings Robert Burns, Roberta Colter and Margaret Butler. Throughout Isabel’s long and busy life, she was a partner with her husband in the family business, Ron Nelson Photography Ltd of London. Committed to contributing to her community and church, she was an active board member of the Women’s Christian Association serving Parkwood Hospital and McCormick Home; and a member of First-St. Andrew’s United Church. A cottager to the core, all who visited her Haliburton hideaway will remember her generosity, thoughtfulness and home-baked pies. Isabel’s family extends their heartfelt appreciation to the staff at Franklin House, Highview Residences, who provided compassionate and personal care during her time with them. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at First St. Andrews United Church, 350 Queens Avenue on December 8, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. with reception to follow. Funeral arrangements by A. Millard George Funeral Home (519-433-5184). Interment in Woodland Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Lions Camp Dorset, P.O. Box 306, 1087 Camp Dorset Road, Dorset, ON P0A 1E0. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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BEAUDOIN: Paul Jeffrey of Puslinch, ON

Posted by on December 6, 2016

paul-beaudoin-obitOn December 3rd, 2016, courageously and surrounded by love, a cherished and devoted son, spouse, father, grandfather, and friend left this earth bound for a better place. Thanks to the generosity of a stranger and his sister, Paul was able to live life to the fullest during his 40 years with kidney disease. The loving son of June and Joseph, Paul spent 47 of his 62 years with his soulmate and high-school sweetheart Elizabeth lovingly by his side. Together, they built a home filled with love and laughter and faced life’s obstacles with optimism and grace. Despite his health challenges, Paul cherished time with his family and friends and created endless wonderful memories. He leaves behind the broken hearts of his children, Lindsay, Lauren (Mike Wilgar) and Michael (Kendra), as well as his adored grandchildren, Noah, Liam, Oliver, and Amelie, who brightened his days and filled his heart with joy. He will be dearly missed by all those who knew and loved him, remembered fondly by the Shepherd family, and survived by his brother David and his sister Barbara (Terry). The family extends its sincere appreciation to the staff and volunteers at The Carpenter Hospice for their genuine concern and compassion during Paul’s final days. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Carpenter Hospice would be appreciated. To honour Paul’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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GILBERT, Shirley (Donaldson) (née Hodgins) formerly of Teeswater

Posted by on December 5, 2016

gilbert-shirleyShirley Elizabeth Gilbert (Donaldson) (née Hodgins) of Braemar Retirement Centre, Wingham and formerly of Kitchener and Teeswater, passed away with family by her side at Wingham & District Hospital on Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 in her 85th year.

Beloved wife of the late Donald Donaldson (1972) and the late William Gilbert (2002).

Loving mother of Steven Donaldson (Mary) of Teeswater and Kendra Dubeau (Donald) of London.

Missed by her grandchildren, Sarah Dubeau (Dino Matos) of London, Curtis Donaldson (Janine), Michael Donaldson (Carley McGlynn) all of Listowel and great-grandchildren, Paige and Brandt Donaldson.

Fondly remembered by the members of the Donaldson family and several nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents Earle and Merle (née Whytock) Hodgins, infant sister Margaret and grandchildren, Scott Donaldson and Meredith Dubeau.

Visitation will be held at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Friday, December 9th, 2016 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., followed by the memorial service celebrating Shirley’s life at 11:30 a.m., with Pastor Douglas Brown officiating.

Inurnment Culross-Teeswater Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Wingham and District Hospital Foundation or Teeswater United Church would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Portrait and memorial online at www.tiffinfuneralhome.ca.

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GALLANT, J. Frederick “Fred” of Teeswater

Posted by on November 30, 2016

gallant-fredJohn Frederick “Fred” Gallant of Teeswater, passed away peacefully at home, with family by his side, on Tuesday, November 29th, 2016, in his 87th year.

Beloved husband of Rita Gallant (née Houghton) of Teeswater.

Loving father of Phil Gallant (Tishi) of Dunnville, Doug Gallant (Shirley) of Toronto, Gerry Gallant (Margaret) of Paisley, Kelly Clarke (Paul) of Ottawa and Ken Gallant of Owen Sound.

Missed by 5 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-granddaughter.

Dear brother of Hilda McLean of Toronto, Sam Gallant (Sandra) of Burlington, George Gallant of Hamilton, Melvin Gallant (Florence) of Alberta and Wayne Gallant of Nova Scotia.

Fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents, Simon and Alice (née Cook) Gallant, daughter Janet Buffett, brothers Joe Gallant (Liz), Walter Gallant (Genevieve), sisters Agnes McNeil (Andrew), Marcella McNeil (Joe), Lily Donovan (Gordon), brother-in-law Eddie McLean and sister-in-law Sharon Gallant.

The memorial service to celebrate Fred’s life will held at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. with Ann Maycock officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or Sacred Heart Church Building Fund, Teeswater would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Portrait and memorial online at www.tiffinfuneralhome.ca.

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KROPF, Esther of Milverton

Posted by on November 28, 2016

kropf-estherEsther Kropf – passed away peacefully at Knollcrest Lodge, Milverton with her family by her side on Saturday November 26, 2016 at the age of 91. Esther was a member of Poole Mennonite Church where she was a former member of the ladies Sewing Circle.  She enjoyed working as a Home Care worker in the Waterloo area for many years.  Esther also enjoyed crocheting and quilting and loved spending time at their trailer at Miller’s Family Camp at Miller Lake.

Beloved wife of Ralph Kropf with whom she celebrated 69 years of marriage on November 9th.  Loving mother of Karen Schultz (Robert), Larry (Debbie), Bruce (Donelda) and Terry Lynn Gropp (Bruce).  Cherished grandma of Julie White (Ron) and their children Lexi and Dawson; Mark Schultz (Henrietta) and their children Zach and Chloe; Stephanie Kearsey (Mark) and their children Quinn, Koen and Saige; Samantha King (Mark) and their children Addyson and Gavyn; Amanda Wagler (Eric) and their son Miles; Anthony Kropf; Eric Kropf and step grandchildren Hillis, Damon and Shane Halbert.  Dear sister of Laura Kipfer and sister-in-law of Margaret Henning.  Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents Eli and Nancy (Nafziger) Roes, grandson Andrew Kropf, sister Emma Steckley (Raymond Gerber, Amos Steckley), brothers Alvin Roes (Marie), David Roes (Mildred), brothers-in-law Alfred Kipfer, Albert Henning, Stanley Kropf (Jean), Eldon Kropf (Janet) and Delford Kropf.

Visitation will be held at Poole Mennonite Church, 6475 Road 121, Poole, on Wednesday November 30 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Thursday December 1, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Steve Brnjas officiating.  Interment to follow in the adjoining church cemetery.

As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to Poole Mennonite Church or the Lung Association would be appreciated by the family.

Special thanks to the staff at Knollcrest Lodge for the care given to Esther.

Arrangements entrusted to Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood (519-356-2382)  www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca

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Coulthard: Lloyd Robert “Bob” of Sarnia

Posted by on November 26, 2016

 

COULTHARD, BOB – At Bluewater Health on Thursday, November 24, Lloyd Robert”Bob” Coulthard, age 73 of Sarnia passed away. He was the dear husband of the late Gail Coulthard (2014) and loving father of David Coulthard and Kimberly Coulthard-Jackson, grandfather of Chantelle, Christine, Atira, Cody and Ashton, and great-grandson Freyr. He retired from Praxair as a driver after many years of service. Services will be held at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia) on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 2:00 pm. Interment will be at Beechwood Cemetery in Forest. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. until time of service. In lieu of flowers donations made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

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PESTELL, Lillian formerly of Monkton

Posted by on November 23, 2016

pestell-lillian-001Lillian Pestell – formerly of Monkton, passed away peacefully at Knollcrest Lodge, Milverton on Tuesday November 22, 2016 at the age of 82.

Beloved wife of the late Jack Pestell who predeceased her in 2001.  Loving mother of Ken (Val), Bonnie Krieger (Larry), Patti Fuhr, Brian (Darlene), Doug (Yvonne), Murt (Sheri).  Special grandma of Catherine, Chad, Martina, Tracy, Tom, Nicole, Jacob, Amanda, Derek, Courtney, Jillian, Katie, Jordon, Spencer and 10 great-grandchildren.  Fondly remembered by Colleen Pestell, Gary Carpenter, Pat Fizell, Paula Sanderson, Bonnie Vanos and the extended Pestell family.

Predeceased by her parents Russell and Margaret (Coxon) Maddess, son Garry, daughter Lynda and grandsons Craig and Brandon.

Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at the Elma Memorial Community Centre, 251 Main Street, Atwood, on Friday November 25 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service to celebrate Lillian’s life will be held on Saturday November 26, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Marc Fraser officiating.  Interment in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood.

As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to Alzheimer Society, MS Society or the Canadian Cancer Society appreciated by the family.

Arrangements entrusted to Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood (519-356-2382) www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca

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Horley: Mildred Helen of Sarnia

Posted by on November 16, 2016

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HORLEY, MILDRED – At Bluewater Health on Wednesday, November 16, 2016, Mildred Helen (Stuchberry) Horley, age 93 of Sarnia passed away peacefully in her sleep. She was the beloved wife of the late Alistair (Al) Horley and mother of James Horley (Janet Clarke) and Susan Horley. Mildred was a longstanding member of Dunlop United Church and a very active community volunteer for many years.  Funeral services will be held at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia) on Friday, November 18, 2017 at 2:30 pm. Interment will follow at Lakeview Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral on Friday beginning at 1:00 pm. until service time. In lieu of flowers memorial donations made to Dunlop United Church would be appreciated by the family. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

 

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GIBBONS; Thomas Ronald

Posted by on November 14, 2016

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Died suddenly on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at the age of 24.  Thomas of Toronto, formerly of Waterloo, loving son of Michele and Michael Gibbons.  Dear brother of David and Lindsay and Brian.  Cherished grandson of Jacqueline Raycraft and Alice Gibbons.  Loving nephew of Tammy (Dave Jacobs), Diana (P.D. Valiquette), Marc Roberge (Consuelo) and Rob Gibbons.  Dear cousin of Tanya, Taylor, Brittani, Danny, Blaine, Allison, Carson and Liam.  Thomas will be forever missed by his partner Alex, Alex’s parents Gareth and Velma Rose and his sister Rebecca Rose.  Thomas is predeceased by his grandfathers Michel Roberge and Ronald Gibbons.  A Memorial Service to celebrate Thomas’ life will be held at the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home – Wasaga Beach Chapel, 509 River Road West, Wasaga Beach on Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 2 o’clock.  Reception to follow.  If desired, donations to the Canadian Mental Health Association would be appreciated by Thomas’ family.  To sign the Book of Memories, log on to www.carruthersdavidson.comgibbons0001

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Carter; Dorothy Anne of Owen Sound formerly of Feversham

Posted by on November 11, 2016
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Dorothy Anne Carter of Owen Sound formerly of Feversham

Carter; Dorothy Anne(nee Pedlar)

Peacefully at Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound on Thursday, November 10, 2016 formerly of Feversham in her 73rd year. Beloved wife of almost 40 years to Steve. Loving mother of three beautiful daughters Ruthanne(Dave) Risk, Cathy Wilson(John Pratt) and Glenna Le(Dan White). Loved and remembered by six grandchildren; Tim, Nate, Sarah, Luke, Shelby, Kaely and many nieces and nephews. Dorothy is predeceased by her parents Harvey and Annie Pedlar, grandson Bradley Wilson, sister Evelyn and brothers Jim, John and Charlie. She is survived by brother Ted Pedlar of Colborne and sisters in-law Penny and Ann. The family will receive friends at the Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton Friday, November 18 from 7:00-9:00pm. Service of celebration from the funeral home chapel on Saturday at 11:00am. Cremation has taken place, interment Maxwell Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Foundation or the charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated.  Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca

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MIDDLETON: OPAL OF SARNIA

Posted by on November 11, 2016

middletonwebWith loving hearts we are sad to announce the passing of OPAL MIDDLETON on Friday November 11, 2016, in her 96th year. Pre deceased by her siblings Harold, Rhoda, Clifford and Tom Middleton. Opal will be sadly missed by her niece Mary Jane Rivard (Louis) of London Ontario and nephew John Middleton (Heather) from Cobble Hill British Columbia.  Great nieces and nephews and her great great nieces and nephew and her dear friends Mavis and Jerry Bernard of Sarnia.  Opal was born and raised in Sarnia, she was a graduate of SCITS High school. She gave a life time of dedication to Polysar Corporation. In Opal’s leisure time she enjoyed golfing, long walks and gardening.  The family would like to thank the wonderful staff at Vision Nursing Home for their kindness, dedication and excellent care they provided to Opal.

Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of life will be held at Dunlop United Church ( 757 Rosedale Ave, Sarnia ON N7V 1Z8 ) on Friday November 18, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. with visitation starting at 10:00 a.m. until time of service.  Friends and Family will be received for a luncheon following the service at Dunlop United Church. There will be a private family internment following the luncheon. 

Memorial donations in memory of Opal may be made to Vision Nursing Home or Charity of your choice.

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

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SNIDER, Florence Louise (Smith); of Harrow

Posted by on November 10, 2016

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96 years, November 10, 2016. Loving wife of the late George William Snider (1985). Beloved mother of Charles “Chuck” and Jill Snider, Kitchener. Loving grandmother of Joshua Snider. Predeceased by her brothers George, Jim, Tom, Charles and sisters Tina and Peg. Visiting at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow Sunday 2-5 p.m. Funeral Service will be held on Monday November 14, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Harrow United Church 45 Munger St. E. Harrow. Interment at Colchester Memorial Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Harrow United Church or the charity of your choice. You may send your online condolences and share memories at www.geraldasmith.ca

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YOUNG, Leslie (Pic) Harold of Sarnia

Posted by on November 10, 2016

young-webYOUNG, LESLIE HAROLD – It is with saddened hearts we announce the sudden passing of Leslie “Pic” Harold Young at Trillium Villa Nursing Home on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, at the age of 89. He was the beloved husband of the late Una Mae (Battle) Young (2004) and loving father and father-in law of Paul (Deb), Gary (Deb) and Randy, loving grandpa of Kyle (Courtney), Troy (Tiff), Colin (Sierra), Craig (Rhiannon) and Allison and was the much loved Papa to Kale and Maeve. He was predeceased by his much loved granddaughter Katelyn. Cremation has taken place and there will be a private family service held. Sympathy expressed through donations to the St. Joseph’s Hospice or the Salvation Army would be appreciated by the family. 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

“The family would like to express their sincere thanks to the staff of Trillium Villa for their kind and loving care provided for Les”

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BENNINGER, Janice “Jan” of Wingham

Posted by on November 7, 2016

478_104-benninger-janJanice “Jan” Doreen Benninger (née Hayes) of Wingham, passed away suddenly at Wingham & District Hospital on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016, at the age of 68.

Beloved wife of Lloyd Benninger.

Loving mother of Angela Benninger of Wingham and Gerald Benninger (Dawn) of Blyth.

Missed by grandchildren, Michael, Charlene (Mike), Philip and Rachael and great-grandchildren, Keaton, Rylan and Aria.

Dear sister of Jim Hayes (Maureen) of Stratford and Jeffery Hayes of Wingham.

Remembered by in-laws, Yvonne Benninger of Formosa, Roseann and Len Steffler of Cargill, Linda and Lloyd Weber of Mildmay, Cathy and Ken Waechter of Walkerton and Jerry and Pauline Benninger of Formosa.

Also survived by several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents John and Beatrice (née Cowley) Hayes, brother Philip Hayes and brothers-in-law David Cassidy and Carl Benninger.

A celebration of Jan’s life will take place at the Royal Canadian Legion – Branch 180 (183 Victoria Street West), Wingham on Saturday, November 12th, 2016 from 2:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Final resting place, Wingham Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Howson Dam Repair Project would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Portrait and memorial online at www.tiffinfuneralhome.ca.

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AMENT, Willa formerly of Atwood

Posted by on November 6, 2016

amentWilla Ament – formerly of Atwood, passed away peacefully at Caressant Care Nursing Home, Listowel on Sunday November 6, 2016 at the age of 82. Willa was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church, Listowel.  She enjoyed knitting, time spent at the trailer in Port Elgin, campfires, singing, playing cards and board games and especially cherished time spent with her grandchildren.

Beloved wife of the late Gordon Ament who predeceased her in 2000. Loving mother of Brian (predeceased 1985), Linda (Keith) Holmes and Paul (Mary Lynne) Ament.  Special grandma of Kelly (Wes) and their children Aaron and Brennan; Stacey, Mark (Lindsey), Marlee and Brynn.  Sister-in-law of Edith Schalk and Eileen Ament.  Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.

Willa was the last surviving member of her family being predeceased by her parents Gerard Sr. and Marie (Schyff) Schalk, brothers Henk (Janet), Cor (Joyce), Gerard, and sister Erna (Bill) Lucas.

Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Tuesday November 8 from 7 to 9 p.m. where the funeral service to celebrate her life will be held on Wednesday November 9, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Ernie Naylor officiating. Interment in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood.

As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to Listowel Memorial Hospital Foundation – CT Scanner would be appreciated by the family.  www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca

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Beatty: Wayne David of Sarnia

Posted by on November 2, 2016

beattywebWayne David Beatty passed away Monday October 24th, 2016 after a long battle with COPD.  Predeceased by his parents Phyllis (nee Marquis) and Keith Beatty.  Beloved father of Courtney Beatty, Michelle Beatty, Wayne Beatty Jr. (deceased), Tammy Beatty, and Pamela Beatty.  Brother to Anne Rose (nee Beatty), Arlene Beatty Chapelle, George Beatty (deceased), and Keitha Beatty (deceased).  Grandfather to Candice Simpson.  Friend of Christopher Louks. Former manager of the Queen’s Hotel in Barrie, Ontario, former manager of The Happy Valley in Sarnia, former owner of Beanstine’s Restaurant, Fins and Sawbucks Restaurant, and Odyssey Construction in Sarnia. Funeral Services to be held at the D.J. Robb Funeral Home and Cremation Centre on Saturday, November 5th, 2016 at 10:00 am with a luncheon to follow at Stoke’s Bay (485 Harbour Rd, Sarnia) at 12:00 noon.

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CHARLES: Peter M of Woodstock

Posted by on October 30, 2016

CHARLES, Peter – Passed away with his family by his side at this residence on Friday, October 28, 2016 at the age of 71.  Beloved husband of Ann Charles (nee Kuipers).  Dear father of Philip Charles of Halifax and Martin Charles (Lisa) of Cambridge.  Loving grandfather of Peighton Grace and Roman Terrance.  Brother of Wilma Philipot (Brendan) of Goulds, Newfoundland and Paul Charles (Katharine) of Hamilton.  Fondly remembered by all of Ann’s family.  Predeceased by his parents William and Una Charles (nee Murray) and his in-laws Reimer and Akke Kuipers.  Cremation has taken place.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the SMITH-LeROY  FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington St. North, Woodstock. 519-537-3611.  As and expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Kidney Foundation.  Personal condolences may be sent to www.smithleroy.com

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PATTERSON: James “Raymond” Neil of Alvinston

Posted by on October 27, 2016

capture2PATTERSON, James “Raymond” Neil – Born in Brooke Township on May 28, 1929. Raymond passed away with dignity and grace on Thursday, October 27, 2016 at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia. Beloved husband of W. Jean Patterson (nee Wilson) for 65 years. Loving father of Tim and Kim Patterson of Corunna, Lee and Janice Patterson of Inwood, Mary and Andy Steadman of Brigden, Lori and Laurence Roy of St. Clements. Cherished grandfather of Michael Patterson, Steven and Carrie Patterson, Jennifer and Tobias Rae, Neil Patterson, Erica Steadman and Chad Carruthers, Mark and Jessica Steadman, Erin Steadman, Stephanie Roy and Aran Bismayer, Carolyn Roy and Erik Polzin, Michelle and Kyle Dechert, Chris Patterson and step-grandfather of Amber and Julie McLachlan. Honoured great-grandfather of Ella, Casey, Ryan, Allie, Lukas and Mason. Survived by in-laws Cecil and Lois Wilson, Eva and Phil Walters, Jean Wilson, Greta Wilson, Blanche Wilson. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his uncle Foster and aunt Christy Patterson who loved and raised him as their own with their family Neil and Jean Patterson, Jim and Ruth Patterson, Myles and Jean Patterson, Wray and Ruth Patterson, Grace and Bert Lightfoot, Donna and Rae Armstrong. Also predeceased by his parents Isaac and Jessie Patterson (nee McLean), brother Maurice Patterson, mother and father-in-law Aaron and Mina Wilson, and in-laws Norm Wilson, Marge and Wallie Esselment, Stan and Marion Wilson, Roy Wilson, Neil and Ellen Wilson, Alec Wilson, Donald Wilson and Peter Schieman.
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Sunday, October 30, 2016 from 1:00 to 5:00pm.
Funeral service will be held on Monday, October 31, 2016 at 11:00am from the funeral home. Interment to follow at Alvinston Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to Hope United Church, Alvinston or St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia.
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.

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WARD, Harvey of Monkton

Posted by on October 25, 2016

ward-harveyWard, Harvey – of Monkton, passed away after a brief illness, at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Monday October 24, 2016 at the age of 86. Harvey was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church, Monkton and a former volunteer firefighter with the Monkton Fire Station.  He enjoyed playing cards and fishing for speckled trout.

Beloved husband of Eldeen (Raycraft) Ward with whom he would have shared 66 years of marriage on November 4th.  Loving father of Doug (Elaine), Daryle (Kim), Lyle (Heidi).  Special grandpa of Cory (Sherry Lynn), Tarra (Gary), Angie, Jennifer, Tim (Rosanna), Jeremy (Melinda) Christina (Ben), Micheal (Angie), Derek (Andrea), April (Derek), Devon (Sarah), 31 great-grandchildren and 5 step great-grandchildren.  Brother and brother-in-law of Sally Scott, Jim Ward, Olive Ward, Terry Ward and Ruth Ward.  Fondly remembered by the Ward nieces and nephews, Rick Davidson (Diann) and the extended Raycraft family.

Predeceased by his parents William and May (Tarr) Ward, his daughter Val Davidson, grandsons Craig (in infancy), Jason, Marty and his brothers Frank, Elgin, Victor, Clayton, Jack and sisters-in-law Marie and Doris.

Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at the Elma Memorial Community Centre, 251 Main Street, Atwood on Thursday October 27 from 2 – 4 and 6 – 9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Friday October 28, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Marc Fraser and Rev. Ernie Naylor officiating.  A private family interment in North Logan Cemetery will follow.

As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to Knox Presbyterian Church or Listowel Memorial Hospital Foundation – CT Scanner appreciated by the family.

Arrangements entrusted to Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood (519-356-2382) www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca

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Ryan; Patricia of Badjeros in her 61st year entrust to Fawcett Funeral Home

Posted by on October 25, 2016

 

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Ryan; Patricia Veronica

After a very courageous battle Patti passed from cancer on October 15, 2016 of Badjeros in her 61st year. Beloved wife of the late Edward. Loving mother of Deon Haggett and stepmother of Brent (Monique) and Kerri Ryan. Loved and remembered by grandsons Brandon and Adam and great grandson Henry. Dear sister  of Brenda (Hector) Thatcher and Jo-Anne Berry (Jorg Wolter), the late Andrew Berry and sister in-law of Patrick (Ellen) Ryan, Catherine (Walter) Heeney, Cecilia (Brian) Adams, Myles (Barbara) Ryan, Sheila (John) Stackhouse, Jim (Sue) Ryan, Mary (Ian) Fowler. Cremation has taken place. Memorial contribution in memory of Patti to the charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca

 

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PIPER, Rosalie “Rose” Mary (Drouillard) of Exeter, age 84

Posted by on October 19, 2016

piper-rosalie-croppedPIPER: Peacefully, at South Huron Hospital, Exeter, Tuesday evening, October 18, 2016, Rosalie “Rose” Mary (Drouillard) Piper, of Exeter, age 84. Beloved wife of the late Herbert “Herb” Charles Piper (2006).  Loved mother of Craig and Denise Piper of Waterloo, Dwayne and JoAnn Piper of Exeter.  Loving grandma of Doug Piper, Karen and Chris Elsdon, Ashley and Sheldon Snell, and Michelle Piper and great-grandma of Douglas, Vanessa, Nathan, Arianna and Addison.  Dear sister of Joan Hobbs of Windsor. Special sister-in-law to Ron Piper of Windsor. Predeceased by her infant son Kirk Douglas Piper. At the request of the deceased there will be no visitation nor service.  Cremation with private family interment Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Oldcastle, Ontario. If desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or charity of choice would be appreciated.   T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, entrusted with arrangements.  Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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PORTE: ROBERT ” WAYNE” OF SARNIA

Posted by on October 15, 2016

portePeacefully at Bluewater Health ROBERT “WAYNE” PORTE passed away, at age 65. Dear

brother of Geoff (Liz), Frances (Don), Judy (Jack- deceased)  and Michael (Linda). Wayne leaves behind three sons; Levon, Ryan and John

He will also be missed by his friends, nieces and nephews. Wayne is predeceased by both his parents Connie and Irwin “Mickey” Porte. Poetry was Wayne’s life and he also loved fishing, the Blue Jays and Maple Leafs.

Cremation has taken place and there will be a private family service in Sault Ste. Marie at a later date.

“Open up the doors to heaven I’m taking the journey home I’ve talked to my creator and now I’m free to roam.”

Memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice this would be appreciated by the family.

Arrangements entrusted to the D. J. Robb Funeral Home and Cremation Center Ltd.( 102 Victoria St. N. Sarnia N7T 5W9)

Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

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DEWAR, Thomas (Tom) of Listowel, formerly of RR2 Atwood

Posted by on October 14, 2016

dewar-tom2-001DEWAR, Thomas (Tom) – of Listowel, formerly of RR2 Atwood, passed away after a brief illness at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Thursday October 13, 2016 at the age of 77. Tom was a true farmer, spending time at the farmer’s markets at Kitchener and Waterloo Stockyards and Listowel Livestock, but always found time to enjoy camping at Family Paradise Campground and playing Lost Heir.  He took great pride in his Ford 8N tractor.

Beloved husband of Lorraine (Pestell) Dewar whom he married in 1960.  Loving father of Deb Best, Paul (Jodie) and Greg (Cindy). Special grandpa of Dennis (Mel), Darryl (Lisa), Candace (Jeramey), Chelsea (Steve) and great- grandpa of Lily and Bryson.  Dear brother of Shirley Buchanan, Jessie Buchanan, Marj (Paul) Krauter and Dorie Wagner (Ron Hartman).  Brother-in-law of Mary Strachan, Larry Pestell (Arlene Riehl), Faye Welsh (Ken), Robert Pestell, Andy Buchanan, Elaine Pestell, Lillian Pestell and Pauline Pestell. Remembered by many cousins, nieces, nephews and Barry Wagner.

Predeceased by his parents David and Mattie (Hurst) Dewar, sister Kaye Shiell and brothers-in-law Alvin Shiell, Glen and Alex Buchanan.

Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at the Elma Memorial Community Centre, 251 Main Street, Atwood, on Sunday October 16        from 1-4 & 7-9 p.m.  where the funeral service will be held on Monday October 17, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Ralph Dwarika officiating.  Interment in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Listowel Memorial Hospital Foundation – CT Scanner would be appreciated by the family.

Arrangements entrusted to Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood (519-356-2382)  www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca

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HURST, Jo-Anne of Newry (RR2 Atwood)

Posted by on October 9, 2016

Jo-Anne Hurst – of Newry, after a 4 1/2 year illness passed away peacefully with her husband by her side at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Saturday October 8, 2016 at the age of 60. For many years Jo-Anne worked for Newry and Monkton Veterinary Services.  She then started her own secretarial services business with 22 years at Hutchinson Welding and 14 years at Maitland Terrace.  Jo-Anne’s commitment and gift to the work force was her compassion and love she extended to everyone she touched.

Beloved wife of Glen Hurst whom she married in 1974. Loving mother of Ann-Marie (Ken) Rehberg and Travis Hurst.  Special nana of Jocelyn who predeceased her in 2012 and Jordan Rehberg.  Dear sister of Gerard (Karenann) Herrgott, Donna Herrgott, Julie (Rick) Brubacher and sister-in-law of Lloyd (Mary Ann) Hurst.  Fondly remembered by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Predeceased by her parents Tommy and Annette (Siopiolosz) Herrgott.

Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Tuesday October 11 from 1-4 and 7-9 p.m. with Parish prayers at 6:30 p.m.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Listowel on Wednesday October 12th, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. with Father K.P. Morrison officiating.  Cremation to follow.

As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to Listowel Memorial Hospital Foundation – CT Scanner or North Perth Community Hospice would be appreciated by the family.  www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca

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LANG, M. Karl of Teeswater

Posted by on October 9, 2016

Michael “Karl” Lang of Teeswater passed away suddenly at Wingham and District Hospital on Saturday, October 8th, 2016 in his 80th year.

Beloved husband of Lorna Lang (née Fischer).

Loving father of Gerard Lang (Lori) of Waterloo, Joanne Lang of Wingham, Stephen Lang of Waterloo and Michael Lang (Jodie) of Everett.

Sadly missed by his grandchildren who gave him great enjoyment, Ian Lang (Jayme Giesler), Anna Lang, Melissa Atkinson (Sarah Lyttle), Emily Atkinson (Frank Quatrini), Rebecca Atkinson, Zack Lang, Ryan Lang, Carli Lang, Sophia Lang, Jacob Lang and Megan Lang, he loved them dearly.

Dear brother of Shirley Anne Lang (late Harry Psutka) of Kitchener.

Fondly remembered by members of the Fischer family. Karl was very loved and admired by his numerous nieces and nephews.  He took great pleasure in the time they spent together.

Predeceased by his parents, Martin and Catherine (née Sullivan) Lang, infant daughter Valerie, brother Donald Lang and sister Adele Lang.

Karl was a dedicated truck driver for the Teeswater Creamery and GayLea for 40 years, served with the Teeswater-Culross Fire Department for 25 years and a municipal councillor for 13 years.

A casual visitation will be held at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m., with Knights of Columbus Service at 8:30, followed by Vigil Prayers at 8:45. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Teeswater on Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 at 11:00 a.m., with Reverend Father Michael Anderson as celebrant.

Interment Sacred Heart Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Sacred Heart Church Building Fund or the Teeswater-Culross Firefighters Association would be greatly appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Portrait and memorial online at www.tiffinfuneralhome.ca.

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