Hatherill: Donald Robert of Sarnia

Posted by on April 24, 2014

Donald Robert Hatherill, age 57 of Sarnia, passed away on Friday, April 16, 2014. Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Donald’s Life will be announced at a later date. Sympathy can be expressed through memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to the D.J. Robb Funeral Home and CREMATION CENTRE.

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102 N. Victoria Street, Sarnia, ON

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RUSTON: Peter C.E. of Eugenia

Posted by on April 23, 2014

Ruston, PeterRuston, Peter – Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family and friends at London University Hospital, Monday, April 21, 2014. Peter Craig Evers Ruston of R.R.# 4 Flesherton in his 55th year. Beloved husband of Debora (nee Pengelly) and dear father of Alexandra and  Quinton .  Loved son of Kenneth Ruston. Sadly missed by brother David Ruston (Anita) and sister Dana Northover. Brother-in-law of Richard Pengelly (Bernice), Kent Pengelly (Mirella), Karen West (Bruce), Doris Balcarras (Don). Lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends.  Predeceased by mother Louise Ruston. Cremation has taken place.  A Celebration of Peter’s Life will be held at Gentle Shepherd Church, Concession 8, Flesherton Ontario, Friday, April 25, 2014 at 11:30 a.m.   Reception to follow in church hall.

If desired, condolences for the family and donations to Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada may be arranged through the May Funeral Home, 63 Main St. E., Markdale, ON N0C 1H0  at www.mayfh.ca or 519-986-3310 or www.braintumour.ca.

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FISHER, Erlme of Listowel

Posted by on April 21, 2014

Fisher, ErlmeFISHER, Erlme Anne – passed away quietly at ListowelMemorialHospital on Saturday April 19, 2014 at the age of 78. Erlme was a member of Atwood Presbyterian Church and the Women’s Missionary Society. She taught school in HowickTownship, CarrickTownship, Maryborough, City of Brampton and at the Midwestern Regional Centre for many years. Erlme’s stories and love of her very good friends will be missed.

Erlme was the daughter of the late Clifford and Isobel (Dixon) Stewart. She was predeceased by her brother Alex in infancy, her brother Beverley and nephew Sean.

At Erlme’s request, cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at Atwood Presbyterian Church on Friday April 25, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. with Rev. Andrew Thompson officiating. Interment in CliffordCemetery.

In lieu of flowers, friends wishing to acknowledge Erlme’s life are asked to make a donation to a charity of one’s choice.

A special thank you to Dr. Rutherford and the compassionate staff at ListowelMemorialHospital.

Arrangements entrusted to Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood (519-356-2382)

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VANDEWORP: Gerry of Exeter and formerly of The Netherlands

Posted by on April 17, 2014

Vandeworp, Gerry-W150Homeward Bound! At Queensway Nursing Home, Hensall on Thursday, April 17, 2014 of Exeter in his 78th year.  Cherished husband, soul mate, and  life-long partner of Sandra (Finkbeiner) Vandeworp for over 50 years.  Loving and proud father of Evert Vandeworp and Lisa Brunke of Bridgman, Michigan and Rhonda Vandeworp and Samuel Tumiwa of Alexandria, Virginia.  Adoring Opa of step-grandchildren Lena Albanelli and Jessilyn Albanelli, and grandchildren Maya Tumiwa and Jayden Tumiwa.  Dear brother and brother-in-law of Bill and Elaine Vandeworp of Dashwood, Annie Vandeworp of London, Alie and Earl Forth of Wetaskiwin, Alberta, Dick and Yen Vandeworp of Mt. Brydges and Angela Vandeworp of Exeter.  Predeceased by an infant daughter Ruth Elaine, his parents Evert and Antje (Roessink) Vandeworp, brothers Albert (2011), John, and  infant brother Johannes.  Fondly remembered by very close family friend Shirley Morrow of London, his extended Canadian and Dutch family members, the Finkbeiner clan and Canadian and American friends.  In April 1951, Gerry and his family immigrated from Heino, Netherlands (Gerry’s much-loved homeland) to begin a new life in Ontario, Canada.  At the age of 21, Gerry attended Briercrest College and Seminary in Caronport, Saskatchewan.  Upon graduating, Gerry served as executive director of the House of Friendship in Kitchener, Ontario for 17 years.  Then, as an ordained Mennonite minister, Gerry pastored Bethel Mennonite Church, Elora, Ontario and Stoner Heights Mennonite, Louisville, Ohio until his retirement.  Gerry will be remembered for his deep love for his family, strong Christian faith, creative photography, enthusiastic antique collecting, avid vegetable and flower gardening and his infectious laughter. Many heartfelt thanks to all the staff at Hensall’s Queensway Nursing Home for their care and compassion over the past four years as Gerry battled medical issues.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, one west of Main, Exeter on Monday evening from 7-9 PM where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 22 at 2 PM with Pastor Lester Kehl and Pastors Charleen and Kendall Jongejan Harder officiating. Interment Crediton Cemetery.

Donations to the House of Friendship (Kitchener), Mennonite Central Committee of Ontario or Queensway Nursing Home – Residents’ Fund would be appreciated by the family.  Condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com.

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Shinkle, Margaret (Polly) of Meza, Arizona

Posted by on April 16, 2014

Shinkle, MargaretMargaret (Polly) Ida Christina (Hulley) Shinkle – passed away peacefully in her sleep, surrounded by her loving family on Thursday April 3, 2014 in Mesa, Arizona.  Margaret was born July 2, 1935 in Silver Corners, Ontario.

Cherished mother of Gilbert Shinkle (Christine) and Rebecca Christensen (Michael).  Loving grandmother of David Whitton, Christopher Whitton (Erin), Sergeant James Patrick Christensen, Petty Officer Second Class Rickie Lee Shinkle, Corisa Christensen and Miranda Christensen.  Great grandmother of Joshua Whitton, Courtney Whitton, Noah Whitton, Jackson (Jax) Whitton and Kylie Whitton.  Great great grandmother of Oliver Burnham.  Loving sister of Gordon (Porky) Hulley (Elsie), Gladys Haldenby (Doug), Lawrence Hulley (Joan), Warren Hulley (Sharon) and sister-in-law of Nancy Hulley.  Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.

Margaret has left us to join her beloved husband Donald Shinkle, her eldest daughter Debra Whitton, her loving parents Jack and Margaret Hulley, her brothers Robert and Norman Hulley, her niece Donna Rutledge and her great nephew Kasey Pestell.

Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Friday May 2 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.  A memorial service to celebrate Margaret’s life will be held at Monkton United Church, Monkton on Saturday May 3, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.  Spring interment in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood.

As per Margaret’s request, memorial donations to the Meningitis Research Foundation of Canada in honour of Kasey Pestell appreciated.  www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca

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CALLAGHAN, Margaret Rose of Wasaga Beach

Posted by on April 14, 2014

SAM_2409Died peacefully on Saturday April 12, 2014 at the Grand River Hospital, Kitchener in her 74th year.  Margaret of Wasaga Beach,  beloved wife of the late Murray “Moe“ Callaghan.  Loving mother of Kim (Greg) Timgren and Vicki (Scott) Reeve.  Cherished grandmother of Joshua, Amanda, Aidan and Conor.  She is survived by her brothers and sisters John, Frank, George, Betsy Wagg, Barbara Ann Smith and their families. Predeceased by her brother Bill and sister Jessie Davis. Margaret will also be missed by her many nieces, nephews and friends. The family would like to extend their gratitude toward Margaret’s niece; Cheryl (Robert) Simpson for her continuous support and care.  Friends will be received at the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home – Wasaga Beach Chapel on Wednesday April 16, 2014 from 1 to 2 p.m.  A Funeral Service will follow at 2 p.m. in the Chapel. Remembrances in Margaret’s name to The Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. For further information and to sign the Book of Memories, log on to www.carruthersdavidson.com

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Weigel, Andrew of Thessalon, Ontario

Posted by on April 10, 2014

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In his 55th year, unexpectedly passed away on April 6th, 2014 with his wife Susan ( Kovacs ) by his side.  A loving and devoted father to their daughter Carmen.  He was born and raised in Kitchener.  Son of the late Fred Weigel ( deceased ) and Dr. Marga Weigel.  Andrew graduated from Heriot-Watt University with an MBA in finance.  He had many other designations, but nothing was more important to him than sharing his knowledge with the many students he employed at the Carolyn Beach Motor Inn ( Thessalon ) and the Bayview Dining Lounge ( Zurich ).  He took great joy in seeing others do well.  His inspiration of knowledge came from his mother.  He had an extensive career in hospitality, including Cara Operations ( youngest divisional controller ), Ellis Don ( Director of Finance at the Windjammer in St. Lucia ) as well as managing resorts in Muskoka and Southern Ontario.  He had a great passion for music and native art.  He enjoyed his annual male bonding fishing trips with Guy and Wally.  Andrew treasured the time spent travelling the world with the love of his life Susan during their 28 year marriage.  Love you forever, pray for you always.  Love Susan and Carmen.    In remembrance of Andrew please consider a random act of kindness to someone in need.  Church service will be held at St. Gerard Magella, Sault Ste. Marie on Saturday April 12 at 10am.  Funeral arrangements entrusted to Beggs Funeral Home, Thessalon, Ontario.  www.beggsfh.com

 

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Budziewicz: Else of Sarnia

ELSE (SCHLOTT) BUDZIEWICZ died peacefully on March 28, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Hospice Sarnia. Else was a woman of substance and enjoyed life to the fullest until her health deteriorated in 2012..  She leaves to mourn, her loving  son Brian (Audrey Stringer), grandson Jahn, granddaughter Brittany, sisters Hilda Cech and Alwine Michaelis and families in Germany.  Predeceased by her husband Jan (1981) and sister Olga (2013).  Born in Ukraine August 27, 1928 she and her family moved to Pomerania,-borderland between Germany and Poland, on Poland Baltic Coast during the Stalin era.  She moved to Canada in 1954, married her husband Jan in 1956 in Windsor, Ont. She gave birth to her only child Brian in 1958.  Else was a survivor and had a strong work ethic.  She worked the tobacco fields, Sarnia General Hospital Dietary Deptartment and Kresges on Front St Sarnia, before going into the restaurant business.  She and her husband owned several restaurants  in Lambton County and were the original owner of the Bridge Tavern in Point Edward.  Else was well known for her butter tarts, bread buns and potato pancakes.  She enjoyed many years at her cottage in Port Franks and made many memories with her grandchildren.  She always said you had your working -  years and then your playing -  years and  she did both to the fullest.  She traveled extensively and her favorite trips were to the  Northwest Territories and the Rio Grande.  At age 53 she got her driver’s license and bought a truck.  She enjoyed reading novels and biographies and her favorite singer was Sarah Brightman.  She loved her vegetable and flower gardens and knitting became a passion in 2012.  Else was a woman of courage, strength, determination, opinionated, fearless, generous and kind.  Due to ill health in December 2012 she made the decision to move from her family home to an apartment -Marquis East on Exmouth St. until January 19, 2014 when she was admitted to St. Joseph’s Hospice. Private family service has taken place and a public celebration of Else’s life will be announced at a later date.  Our heartfelt thanks to Dr. Maddison, Deanna Gibson pastoral chaplain, staff and volunteers at St. Joseph’s Hospice, VON nurse Sheila Thompson, CCAC case manager Evelyn Dixon, Marion, staff and residents at Marquis East.  In lieu of flowers sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice (cheques only).

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102 N. Victoria Street, Sarnia, ON, N7T 5W9

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McLEAN, LARRY of Cambridge

Posted by on April 7, 2014

MCLEANwebLarry McLean, of Cambridge, passed away at Cambridge Hospital on Sunday, April 06, 2014.  He was  60.

Survived by loving wife Donna (nee Locking) McLean of Cambridge, cherished daughters Debbie McLean and Dora (David) Patterson both of Hanover and step-son Brian Locking (Juli) of Cambridge, grandchildren Craig (Shalynn), Tyler and Kayla, greatgranddaughters Ashlynn and Elizabeth.  Also survived by his brothers Wayne (Carol) McLean, Bob (Donna) McLean, sisters Wilma (Ross) Munro, Lynn Newby (Tom Newman) all of Hanover and Norma (Allan) Newman of Durham.  Predeceased by his grandson Ryan.

Visitation at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 pm where a Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 11:00 am. Spring Interment in Walkerton Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Humane Society of Canada  would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.  Register book available at www.mightonfuneralhome.ca

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Richardson: Bonnie Irene of Sarnia

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Surrounded by family and friends at Bluewater Health on Thursday, April 3, 2014,  BONNIE (WATT) RICHARDSON, age 64 of Sarnia. Beloved  wife of 43 years to Paul Richardson. Dear sister of Vicky Whittington and  Bryan Watt and his wife Marion all of Sarnia. Predeceased by her parents Samuel Watt  and Gladys Ann (Brown) Watt. Will also be missed by her many nieces and nephews great nieces and great nephews. Family will receive friends at the D.J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION CENTRE  on Saturday, April 12, 2014 between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. with cremation to follow.

 

A reception celebrating Bonnie’s life will follow the visitation in which details will be announced at the funeral home.

No funeral service will be held.  Sympathy  may be expressed through donations to  Bluewater Health Sarnia  Palliative Care.

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WARDLAW, Edith of Waterloo, formerly of Brantford

Posted by on April 2, 2014

Wardlaw, EdithEdith Wardlaw – of Waterloo, formerly of Brantford, passed away peacefully at St. Mary’s Hospital, Kitchener on Tuesday April 1, 2014 at the age of 95.

Beloved wife of the late Lee Wardlaw who predeceased her in 1980. Loving mother of Susan Wardlaw Beales of Waterloo and Carol and Beny Craftchick of Brantford. Special grandma of Calan Beales and Lindsay Craftchick.

Predeceased by her parents David and Ethel (Ford) Finley.

In keeping with Edith’s wishes, there will be no visitation or funeral service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Salvation Army or your local Humane Society appreciated by the family.

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

 

 

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BAST, Norma (née Gascho) of Sudbury, ON

Posted by on March 31, 2014

BAST, NormaThe family announces with sorrow her passing in Sudbury on Monday, March 17th, 2014 at the age of 85 years.  Beloved wife of Mahlon Bast. Daughter of the late John S. and the late Annie (née Gerber) Gascho.  Loving mother of Arthur (Susan) of Sudbury, Donald (Marja) and Marilyn Reimer (Paul) both of St. Charles and Gerry (Jill) of Calgary.  Dear sister of Edith Wagler (Earl) of Millbank. Predeceased by her brothers Allen (Anna Mae of Millbank), Mervin (Mary of Milverton), Ivan (Doris of Kitchener) and John (Ellanore of Edmonton). Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Ben (Steff), Darlene (David), Jody, Heidi (Richard), Marja (April), Luke, Rebekah (Matt), Leah, Star, John (Juana), Mark and great-grandchildren Mahlon, Reann, Madison, Fiona, Taavi, Jorja, Wyatt, Magellan, Cale, Maia, Kianna, Aphra, Asher, Isaiah, Emma and many nieces, nephews, especially David Bast (Sharon) as well as by many relatives and friends.  Predeceased by her granddaughter Caroleen. The family will receive relatives and friends Friday, March 21st, 2014 after 11 a.m. at the Waters Mennonite Church in Lively. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. followed by internment in the Waters Cemetery, Lively. Donations to the Waters Mennonite Church would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Cooperative Funeral Home, Sudbury.

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KROPF, June Pearl of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on March 31, 2014

Kropf June Pearl (nee Klie) aged 85

June died February 26, 2014 at her home in Cobourg of natural causes.

She was predeceased in death by her husband George and last year by her son George.

She is survived by  daughter JoAnn Kropf-Hedley (Hedge) and daughter-in-law Tami Kropf.  Grandchildren, Cuyler Hedley Marion (Todd) Amy McGraw (Darryl) Corey Gale and great grandchildren Riley, Jolynn, Jake and Alanna.

She will be dearly missed by her sisters in law Gloria Kropf, Dianne Hause , Jean and Marg Klie  Jake Kropf , her brothers in law Ken Gawthorn  Bob ,Wayne and Ab Kropf, many nieces and nephews, lifelong friends Wilma Manary and Denny Rogers and the folks who recently came into her life in Lanark and Pallisade Gardens Retirement Homes. 

June was born in Bridgeport on June 7, 1928 to Leslie and Cora Klie (nee Hallman) and had 6 older brothers Vern (Winnie) Harry (Gladys) Carl (Lil) John (Marg) George (Eva) and Fred (Jean). After graduating from KCI she went to work at the Kitchener City Hall where she met George who was on the City Police force at the time. They married in Germany where George was in the Canadian Armed Forces and travelled the world/country for the duration of their marriage. They retired back to Kitchener in the early 90’s. June remained an interested member of Bruce Chapter #253 of the Order of the Eastern Star.

June’s qualities were always those of kindness, sweetness, patience and humour.     She was a devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend and will be remembered always with love. 

Funeral services will be held April 12th at 11am at the Bridgeport United Church. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Bridgeport United Church or a charity of your choice through MacCoubrey Funeral Home  www.MacCoubrey.com.

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MORGAN: Emily of Peterborough

Posted by on March 25, 2014
Emily MorganAfter a valiant life, our precious daughter and sister passed away peacefully at her home in Peterborough at the age of 40. Emily was a remarkable soul—she touched all who met her. She was kind of spirit, curious of mind, and generous of heart. She was a woman of eclectic tastes in all things, from music, to food, to reading habits. She was so well loved. She will be sadly missed and lovingly celebrated by her parents Marty and Rhys Morgan and her dear sisters Pamela Soper, Wendy Morgan (Jonathan), Rebecca Morgan-Quin (Marcus), Beth Morgan (Chris), Maggie Morgan (Justin) and Caitlin Morgan. Emily was the very dear aunt of Thomas, Ivy, Hazel, Betsy, Maisie, Camille and Nora. Survived by her aunt Marilyn Paterson and cousins Drew (Amy) and Kate (Matt). Predeceased by her loving Uncle Ted Paterson, Aunt Sheila “Pat” Paterson and grandparents George and Dolores Paterson. A private family celebration of Emily’s life will be held at a later date. In her memory, memorial donations may be made to Dreamplayers as expressions of sympathy. Friends may send condolences or make donations by contacting THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES, LAKEFIELD CHAPEL at www.hendrenfuneralhome.com or by calling 705-652-3355.

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HARDIE, Linda of London

Posted by on March 25, 2014

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HARDIE, Linda – Passed away unexpectedly at home on Monday, March 24th, 2014, in her 73rd year.  Cherished wife of Clayton.  Loving mother of Debbie Hatch (Tom), of Toronto and Denise Duncan (Chris), of London.  Treasured grandmother of Jackson and Megan Duncan and Jenny and Tommy Hatch.  Dear sister of Carole Jackson (Paul Belanger) of Kitchener. Visitation will be held on Friday from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, March 29th, 2014 at 10:30 a.m., with visitation also one hour prior to the service.  Spring interment, St. John’s Cemetery, Arva.  Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Linda are asked to consider the Salvation Army or Samaritan’s Purse. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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HILDEBRANDT: Rev. Klaus, a resident of Bothwell

Posted by on March 25, 2014

Klaus HildebrandtHildebrandt: Rev. Klaus a resident of Bothwell, went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at the age of 81. Born in Germany, son of the late Ludwig and Anna (Stuermann) Hildebrandt. Klaus served as Pastor in Baptist Churches in Vancouver, Edmonton, Kitchener, Bothwell and Southwestern Ontario for over 40 years. Beloved husband of the late Britta (Reimann) Hildebrandt (2006). Loving father of Nori and Scott Wiesner and their children Jordan, Kyron, and Trent of Calgary, Ricarda and Ryan Miller and their children Jeremiah and Alethea of Olathe, Kansas, Claudia and Andrew Lamb and their children Tanekaha, Malia, Elijah and Thea of London, England. Dear brother of Chuck Hildebrandt  (Gail), and Gisela Neuhaus (Horst).The Hildebrandt family will receive family and friends at the Badder & Robinson Funeral Home, 211 Elm St., Bothwell on Thursday, from 2 -4 and 7-9pm. The funeral service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Friday, March 28, 2014 at 11am with Rev. Steve Filyer of the Bothwell Baptist Church officiating. Interment Purcell Cemetery. Donations may be made at the funeral home by cheque only to B.C. Teen Challenge. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.badderfunerallhome com

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FORD; John A., formerly of Moore Township

Posted by on March 25, 2014

Passed away at Lambton Meadowview Villa, Petrolia on Tuesday, March 25, 2014.  John A. Ford, 89 years, farmed his entire life in Moore Township.  He was predeceased by his parents Alex and Lena Ford and his brother William.  He is survived by his sister Kathleen (the late Harold) Sanders, his niece Joyce and Rick Hergott, and his great nephews Wes and Valerie Hergott and their children Lydia and Elliot, and Matt and Katie Hergott and their son Alex.  He will also be missed by his longtime friend Bill Moossdorff.   John’s family would like to thank the staff of Lambton Meadowview Villa. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia.  Rev. Jill Rogers officiating.  John has donated his body for medical education and his cremated remains will be buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Sarnia.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Alzheimer Society of Sarnia-Lambton (www.alzheimer.ca).  Memories and condolences may be shared at www.needhamjay.com.

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Blanchard: Grace of Sarnia

Posted by on March 22, 2014

blanchardgracewebPeacefully at Trillium Villa Nursing Home on Friday, March 21, 2014  GRACE  (Pyette) BLANCHARD age 96 of Sarnia. Beloved wife of the late Charles Edward Blanchard (1997). Much loved mother of Gail Warren of Sarnia, Linda Thompson (Ted) of Sarnia and the late Michael (Cynthia) of  Pt. Edward.  Cherished grandmother of Randy and Lorraine Warren of Camlachie, Holly and Peter Moore of Corunna, Nancy and David Gagne of Thorold, Kelly Steeves of Sarnia, Darren and Stacey Thompson of Toronto and Chris Blanchard of Calgary. Dear great grandmother to Karen and Mathew Warren, Amy Moore, Beth (Craig) Blair  and Julie Moore, Christopher and Andrew Gagne,  Max and Nick Steeves, Piper and Mick Thompson. Will be missed by her siblings; Ed (June) Pyette, Jackie  (Walt) Pearson, June Willick and Jim and (Marg) Pyette as well as several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Captain Ed and Helen Pyette, sister Elsie Carr and Edith Addison and brother Reg Pyette, great grandson Timothy Warren and son in-law Richard Warren.    A funeral service will be held from the D.J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION CENTRE  on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. with visitation one hour prior to service time with interment to follow at Lakeview Cemetery. Memorial donation to Trillium Villa Recreational Fund or to the Sarnia and District Humane Society. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through djrobb@cogeco.net.http://www.djrobb.on.ca

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WIDMEYER; Harold of Hanover

Posted by on March 22, 2014

widmeyer-webHarold Widmeyer, of Hanover, passed away at LHSC University Hospital, London on Friday, March 21, 2014.   He was 93.

Born January 14th, 1921, son of the late Walter and Edith (nee Ermel) Widmeyer. Harold was born in Walkerton and spent all his school days in Wiarton. He lived in Elmwood for 3 years, was in the Army for 4 years, spending 3 of those overseas in England, France, Belguim, Holland and Germany. Harold was active in St. Matthew’s Ev. LutheranChurch serving on the church board and other committees, often seeing him as a greeter, usher, news and views committee and repairing or painting around the church. Before retiring he was employed at Knechtel’s Ltd for 37 years as a cabinet maker. As an environmentalist especially interested in forestry, he planted 4,000 trees in Elmwood in 1942 and in Hanover 16,000 trees in 1957.

Predeceased by his wife Mildred (nee Nuhn) Widmeyer, survived by sons Kurt (Karen) Widmeyer of London,  Allan (Annette) Widmeyer of Kitchener and daughter Lynn (Steven) Jay of Brampton.  Also missed by six grandchildren Kelly (Jarerd) Prevost, Katie, Kiel, Samantha, David Widmeyer and Emma Jay and greatgrandchildren Gavin and Madison Prevost.  Also survived by his sister Irene Gateman of Hanover.

Visitation will be held at Mighton Funeral Home, (123 10th Street, Hanover) on Monday from 7-9 pm where a Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday,  March 25, 2014 at 11:00 am.  Rev. John Polacok officiating. Interment in Hanover Cemetery.

Memorial donations to St. Matthews Ev. Lutheran Church, Hanover  or Saugeen Field Naturalists would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.  Register book available at www.mightonfuneralhome.ca

 

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DALLAIRE, Cécile (Taylor) of Sudbury, ON

Posted by on March 17, 2014

DALLAIRE, CecileIt is with great sorrow that the family announces her passing in Sudbury on Friday, March 7th, 2014 at the age of 94 years. Predeceased by her husband Adrien Dallaire in 2000. Loving mother of Denis of Kitchener, Rita Brisson (husband Gérard) of Hearst, Normand (Céline) of Timmins and Lynne Dallaire of Sudbury. Cherished grandmother of 7 grandchildren Daren, Criss, Noëlla, Marc, André, Jonathan, Kevin and of 4 great-grandchildren Austin, Alexandre, Zacharie and Loïc. Dear sister of Orillia Dufresne (late Bill), Marcelle Campeau-Strachan (late Laurent, late Norm), Reina Connors (Stanley) and Pauline Taylor. Predeceased by her sisters Thérèse Prévost (late Rodolphe) and Réjeanne Clément (late Claude) and by her parents Alexandre and Alexina (Clément) Taylor. Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Cooperative Funeral Home, 222 Lasalle Blvd, Sudbury on Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 from 2-5 and 7-9:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at St-Jean de Brébeuf Church, Sudbury. Donations (by cheque only) to the Northern Cancer Foundation or Masses would be appreciated.

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KURT; Cecil Of Hanover

Posted by on March 14, 2014

Cecil Kurt, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover Care Centre on Friday, March 14, 2014, in his 94th year.

Beloved son of the late Paul and Eliza (nee Schedler) Kurt who was born on January 20, 1921.

Survived by son Ronald (Geraldine) Kurt of Hanover, grandchildren Teresa (Adam) Siefert and greatgranddaughters Aislyn and Alexa.  Also survived by his brothers Nelson (Esther) Kurt of RR #4 Durham and Melvin (Ruth) Kurt of Winterbourne, sisters Mae (Casimar) Nowak of Kitchener, Betty Bowman of Kitchener and Margaret (Edward) Paulibiski. Predeceased by his wife Myra (nee Leibold) Kurt, brothers Clayton, Norman, Harvey, Arthur and Howard and sisters Grace Ernst and Lilly Gardner.

Visitation will be held at Mighton Funeral Home (123 10th Street, Hanover) on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 from 10:00 am until the time of the Funeral Service at 11:00 am.  Interment in Memory Gardens, Breslau, Ontario.

Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.  Register book available at www.mightonfuneralhome.ca

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Dignam: Ronnie of Sarnia

Posted by on March 13, 2014

Peacefully at Bluewater Health on Thursday, March 12, 2014,   RONNIE DIGNAM has passed away at the age of74 .  Beloved husband of the late Sharon Rose (Hagarty) Dignam (2007). Loving father of Michael Dignam (Lori) of Cambridge, Terry-Ann of Sarnia, Tracy Medeiros (Manuel) of Cambridge, and Joseph Dignam (Kimberley) of Sarnia. Cherished grandfather of Douglas, Adam, Jason, Manny, Tyler, Calli, Kyle, Ryan, Kathleen and great – grandfather to Liam and Caleb. Survived by his sister Joyce VanNorden (Wayne). As keeping with dad’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a private graveside service will take place at a later date. Memorial donations in Ronnie’s name can be made to Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to the D.J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION CENTRE. Memories and condolences can be made through djrobb@cogeco.net.

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SILLS: Don, of RR#3 Ayton

Posted by on March 13, 2014

Passed away at Grey Bruce Health Services – Owen Sound on Wednesday, March 12th, 2014.  Donald Ritchie Sills, of RR#3 Ayton, in his 80th year.  Beloved husband of Florene (nee Moore).   Survived by his sister Edna and her husband Ivan Barfoot of Shallow Lake.  Brother-in-law of Helen Sills of Waterloo, Bryan Garrison of Acton, Florence and Frank Gilbert of Harriston and Margaret Church of Harriston.  Fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews and cousins.  Predeceased by his parents Herb and Cora Sills, his brother Arthur Sills and his sister Irene Garrison.  Friends may call at the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham on Sunday, March 16th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m.  A celebration of Don’s life will be held at the Durham Legion on Monday morning at 11 o’clock.  Spring interment at Durham Cemetery.  As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Cancer Patient Services Corporation or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.  www.mccullochwatsonfuneralhome.ca

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Devine: Margaret of Sarnia

Posted by on March 12, 2014

devinepicwebAt her residence on Monday, March 10, 2014, MARGARET MARY (McCANN) DEVINE, age 67, of Sarnia, beloved wife of the late Leo Devine(2009). Loving mother of Eamonn Devine (Pamela), Kevin Devine (Julie), Brian Devine, Michael Devine (Jackie) and Leona Devine. Loving grandmother of Caitlain, Amberlynn, Maggie, Ryan, Christina, Jenna, Emma, Jason and Julie. Dear Sister of Jim and Noel McCann of Derry, N. Ireland. Pre-deceased by her parents William and Catherine, brothers Tommy, Mike, Hugh, Liam and sister Rona. Dear sister in law  of John Devine of Sarnia, Edward Devine (Rosaleen), Philomena Bell (Brian), Nora MacShane and the late Patsy all of Ireland, Margaret Broomfield (Bernie) of England. She shall be missed by many nieces and nephews in Ireland and Canada. “Maggie” was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother who enjoyed spending time with the joys of life, her husband, kids and grandchildren. Family and friends will be received at D.J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION CENTRE 102 Victoria Street N, Sarnia ON on Saturday March 15th 2014 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Cremation has taken place and a private family interment shall take place at a later date. Sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (cheques only please). Messages of condolence may be sent to the family through djrobb@cogeco.net.

 

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102 N. Victoria Street, Sarnia, ON, N7T 5W9

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EDGAR: Doug of Alvinston, Ontario

Posted by on March 10, 2014

 

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Peacefully at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Saturday, March 8th, 2014 in his 90th year. Doug Edgar of Brooke-Alvinston. Doug is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Evelyn Margaret and by his loving sons Bob (Shari), Don (Susan) and Jerry. Doug is predeceased by his son Gordon D. Edgar (2001). Doug will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Debbie (Jeff) Cross, Joe (Jessica) Edgar, Nicholas Edgar, Jeannie (Mike) Edgar, David Edgar and by his loving great-grandchildren Carter, Wyatt, Easton Cross; Liam and Claire Edgar. Doug is predeceased by his parents Clare and Mary Belle Edgar and by his brother Eldon (Mabel) Edgar. Also survived by his sister-in-law Sadie (Duncan+) McPhee. Doug was a proud farmer, founding member of the Inwood Fire Department, past president of Lambton Mutual Insurance, Alvinston Rotary Club and the Alvinston Fair Board and a former member at Walnut United Church and Hope United Church. Visitation will be held at the WATFORD CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS on Monday, March 10th, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 at 2pm. Interment to follow at Alvinston Cemetery. Donations to the Hope United Church or the Strathroy Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Donations and condolences may be left online at www.denningfuneralhome.com .

 

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