BRAUN: Hattie “Hat”, formerly of Durham

Posted by on May 3, 2015

Passed away peacefully with her family by her side at The Village Manor, St. Jacobs on Friday, May 1st, 2015. Hattie Isabelle Braun, formerly of Durham, in her 94th year. Hattie was a vibrant and charismatic lady and will be forever remembered by her grandchildren, Stan Mance and his wife Christine and Sylvia Mance and her husband Bob Weber. Great-grandmother – “Funny Grandma” to Alexander, Eric and Victoria. Dear sister of Reta Black and Vernon Brown and his wife Elva. Fondly remembered by her many nieces and nephews and their families. Predeceased by her daughter Maxine Mance, her son-in-law Steve Mance, her life partner John Clark, her identical twin sister Roberta, and her brothers Elmer, John, Stan and Mel. Special thanks to Dr. Donna Ward, Wesley and Debbie Moore and the wonderful staff at The Village Manor Retirement Home. Friends may call at the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham on Wednesday, May 6th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. A celebration of Hattie’s life will be held at Knox United Church, Durham on Thursday morning at 11 o’clock. Interment at Durham Cemetery. Hattie had a deep lifelong passion and love for monkeys, the family would appreciate memorial donations to Story Book Farm Primate Sanctuary where they rescue, care and have rehabilitation for monkeys. Donations may be made by contacting the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home (519-369-3837 or www.mccullochwatsonfuneralhome.ca ).

 

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HILTZ, Marie of Listowel

Posted by on May 2, 2015

Hiltz, MarieMarie Hiltz – of Listowel, passed away unexpectedly at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Friday May 1, 2015 at the age of 76.
Wife of the late Brian Hiltz. Mother of Randy and Cheryl of Listowel, Danny and Dianne of Gorrie, David and Joan of Shining Tree, Gerry of Atwood and Tim of Atwood. Grandmother of Aaron, Jamie, Jared, Jeremy, Jason, Chris, Mitchell, Matthew and great grandmother of Lahkai. Sister-in-law of Gord Cupskey of Monkton. Fondly remembered by daughter-in-law Beverley and many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by her parents Jim and Kate (Smith) Duncan, brothers Delford and his wife Donna, and Ken, sisters Joyce Yundt and her husband Jack and Doris Cupskey.
In keeping with Marie’s wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation or memorial service.
As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to Listowel Memorial Hospital Foundation appreciated.
Arrangements entrusted to Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood (519-356-2382) www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca

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JANTZI, Laverne of Milverton, formerly of New Hamburg

Posted by on May 2, 2015

Jantzi, LaverneJANTZI, Laverne – finished the course and was received into his eternal home on Friday May 1, 2015 at Knollcrest Lodge, Milverton in his 85th year following a courageous struggle with ALS. Lovingly remembered by his children, Glen and Ellie of St Clements, Myron and Mary of Brunner, Larry and Dorothy of Calgary, Ruth Anne and Jonathan of Stratford, 12 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Predeceased by his wife Ruth (Jantzi) in 1995, brother Ivan and sister-in-law Marie, parents Nicholas and Mary and granddaughter Rebecca.
Laverne will be missed by surviving brothers and sisters-in-law, Irvin and Ellen Jantzi, Ohmer and Esther Jantzi and nieces and nephews. Also missed by special friend Florence McFarlane.
In 1997 Laverne married Ruth (Roth) who predeceased him in 2010. Fondly remembered by Ruth’s children, Karen and Ed Gunn of Vancouver BC, Barry and Sharon Roth of Tokyo Japan, Darryl and Catharine Roth of Victoria BC, Melanie and Paul Smith of London and four grandchildren.
The family deeply appreciated the supportive community Dad was privileged to be part of at Nithview Community in New Hamburg for many years. Words cannot express the gratitude for the phenomenal care provided by staff at Knollcrest Lodge in Milverton for the past five months.
Friends and relatives may call at Faith Mennonite Church, Kingwood on Sunday May 3 from 1:30 to 5:00 and 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held at Maple View Mennonite Church, Wellesley on Monday May 4, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Brent Kipfer officiating.
Burial to follow in Maple View Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to Maple View Mennonite Church Building Fund. Arrangements entrusted to Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood (519-356-2382). www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca

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BUCHANAN, William James of Listowel, formerly of Atwood

Posted by on April 29, 2015

Buchanan, JimmieBUCHANAN, William James – of Listowel, formerly of Atwood, passed away peacefully at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Tuesday April 28, 2015, three days before his 94th birthday. Jimmie was a member of the former Donegal United Church and a former member of the Canadian Order of Forresters and the Donegal Chapter of the Loyal Orange Lodge.
Beloved husband of the late Eva (Stone) Buchanan who predeceased him in 2006. Loving father of Lyle and Barbara of RR1 Atwood and Mary and Brad Smith of Goderich. Special Papa of Bonnie and Alex, Tyler, Curtis and Alysia and Jillian and Mark. Brother of Nina Cummings, Andy Buchanan and friend Marion. Brother-in-law of Shirley Buchanan, Howard (Barb) Darroch and Jessie Buchanan. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by his parents Bert and Margaret (Broughton) Buchanan, brothers and sisters Edna and husband Jim Laurie, Olive and husband Laird Cummings, Glen Buchanan, Myrta Darroch, Gladys and husband Ross Scott, Alex Buchanan, infant brothers Ross and Lorenzo and infant sister Emily, sister-in-law Delores Buchanan and brother-in-law Nelson Cummings.
Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at the Elma Memorial Community Centre, Atwood on Friday May 1, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. followed by the funeral service at 1:00 p.m. with Ruth Long officiating. Interment in Donegal Cemetery, Donegal.
As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to Listowel Memorial Hospital Foundation appreciated.
Arrangements entrusted to Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood (519-356-2382) www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca

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KOESLAG: Henk, of RR#4 Durham

Posted by on April 29, 2015

Passed away at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Durham on Monday, April 27th, 2015. Hendrik “Henk” Koeslag, of RR#4 Durham, in his 89th year. Beloved husband of Jean (nee MacArthur). Dear father of Catherine and her husband Klaus Buick, Douglas Koeslag, Dorothy Koeslag, Bertha Benninger and Bonnie and her husband Ben Cameron. Fondly remembered by his grandchildren: Ryan Buick, Laurie Buick, Scott Koeslag, Chris Koeslag, Cara Benninger, Kaitlyn Benninger, Aaron Benninger, Heather Eccles, Thomas Cameron, Christine Clark and 11 great-grandchildren. Survived by his brother Herman Koeslag and his wife Joanne, Gerda and her husband Fred Grierson, Rickie Grierson, Marie and her husband Klaas Inthof and Mineke and her husband Bill Spencer. Predeceased by his son-in-law Francis Benninger, his grandson Ian Cameron, 5 brothers and 2 sisters. Friends may call at the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham on Friday, May 1st from 6 – 9 p.m. A celebration of Henk’s life will be held at the Funeral Home on Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Saugeen Valley Conservation Foundation, Sisters of Life or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.  www.mccullochwatsonfuneralhome.ca

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HOOVER, Ruby of Brussels

Posted by on April 26, 2015

Ruby Hoover – of Brussels, passed away peacefully after a brief battle with cancer at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Saturday April 25, 2015 in her 84th year.
Beloved wife of Russell Hoover whom she married in 1955. Loving mother of Terry and Diane of RR1 Atwood and Bob and Sandy of RR2 Atwood. Special grandma of Samuel, Victoria and Krista. Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by her parents Percy and Minnie (Houck) Puterbaugh, sisters Irene and her husband Wilfred Bowes, and Marion Warren.
In keeping with Ruby’s wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation or funeral service.
As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to a charity of one’s choice appreciated by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood (519-356-2382) www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca

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DALCOURT, Rita of Sudbury, ON

Posted by on April 25, 2015

DALCOURT, RitaThe family announces with great sorrow the passing of our dear mother Rita Marie Dalcourt in Sudbury on Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015 at the age of 92 years. Beloved wife of Joseph Dalcourt (predeceased 1977) and long time friend of the late Laurient Poulin. Daughter of the late Henri Piquette and the late Joséphine Houle. Beloved mother of Marc (Therese) of Sudbury, Ernest of Chelmsford, Armel (Judy) of Kitchener, Ronald (Françoise) and Normand (Diane) of Azilda. Predeceased by her angel baby daughter Denise and angelic grandsons André and Scott Dalcourt. Cherished grandmother of Roxane (Ray), Robert (Pamela), Christopher (Marylou), Stacie-Lynne (Mike), Michelle (Jeff), Paul (Amanda), Yvan, Daniel (Sylvie), Denis (Valerie). Sadly missed by her great-grandchildren Cameron, Isaac, Treven, Chance, Connor, Noah, Hunter, Jace, Turgeon, Taya, Sébastien, Samuel, Xavier, Amadeus, Andréanne, Mathieu, Nicolas and Cloé. Survived by her dear brothers Etienne Piquette of Sturgeon Falls and Urbain Piquette of Kitchener. Predeceased by her sisters Elise Boulay, Gertrude Fournier, and by her brothers Arthur, Marcel, Lucien, Lionel and Claude. Lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She will be remembered for her unconditional love for her family, her joie de vivre, her commitment to family values and for her enthusiastic nature. She was the happiest when she could entertain and have her family over for supper. She enjoyed music, dancing, travel and camping. Our mother was a devout catholic who attended church faithfully. The light of her life and her easy laughter will be cherished by all who knew and loved her. The family expresses their appreciation to the staff at York Extendicare for their loving care and compassion devoted to her these past years. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 4691 R.R. 15, Chelmsford, Friday, April 10, 2015 from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Ste-Agnès, Azilda. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke foundation or the ALS Society of Ontario by cheque or online at www.cooperativefuneralhome.ca.

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MORRIS: Sharon, of Durham and formerly of Kitchener

Posted by on April 20, 2015

Due to ALS, passed away at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Durham on Saturday, April 18th, 2015. Sharon Alice Morris (nee Boyd), of Durham and formerly of Kitchener, in her 49th year. Beloved wife of the late Richard Morris, stepmother of David Morris and his wife Charlene and grandmother of Genevieve. Loving daughter of Leona Boyd and the late Allan Boyd. Dear sister of Rob Boyd and his wife Carrie of Ottawa. Special aunt to Ethan and Isabelle Boyd. Niece of Mary and Jerry Flood. Fondly remembered by her cousins and her many friends. A celebration Sharon’s life will be held at the Durham Legion on Friday, May 1st at 4 p.m., with visitation prior to the service from 3 – 3:45 p.m. A reception will be held at the family farm following the celebration of life service (please bring your own lawn chair and cooler). As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the ALS Society would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Homewww.mccullochwatsonfuneralhome.ca

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GOLEM: Allen of Chesley

Posted by on April 19, 2015

Golem, AllenAllen Charles Golem of Chesley, passed away peacefully with his family by his side at The Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce, Owen Sound on Friday, April 17, 2015 in his 77th year.

Beloved husband of Carol. Cherished father of Wendy Boeru of Kitchener and Corey of Drayton. Allen will live on in the memories of his grandchildren, Allen Booth, Sarah (Kevin) Webb, Justin Golem, Brett Banks-Golem and his great grandchildren Ciara, Owen and Logan. He will be fondly remembered by his brother Dan of Stonewyck Park, sister Elda Mae Knapp of Chesley and step-sister Helen Krueger of Owen Sound. Allen was predeceased by his son-in-law Dale Boeru, brother-in-law Gordon Knapp, step-father Stewart Walsh and his parents, Alfred and Lillian (Heft) Golem.

Allen’s wishes were for cremation to take place and a private family inurnment will follow at Chesley Cemetery.

Memorial donations to The Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce, Grey Bruce Health Services, Oncology Department or Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley.

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COLLINS: Donald Clayton of St. Thomas, Ont. formerly of Cambridge

Posted by on April 18, 2015

Donald CollinsCOLLINS –  Donald Clayton of St. Thomas formerly of Cambridge, passed away peacefully at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Wednesday, April 15th at the age of 82.  Survived by his wife Marion (Calvert), son Kevin, daughter Laurie (Richard Schultz), sisters Rosemary McArthur and Margaret ‘Peggy’ Dadson, brother Fred (Evelyn), brother-in-law Doug Schleihauf, sisters-in-law Beverly Collins, Eleanor Vandenberg, Nancy Irvine (Paul), Helen Calvert and a number of nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by brother George and sister Jean Schleihauf.  Don was an accomplished artist, poet and graphic designer, among other things.  His creativity flowed into everything he did.  While living in Cambridge he volunteered with St. John’s Ambulance where he became President.  Anyone who knew him, liked him.  He was a giving spirit who loved people and helped out wherever needed.  A wonderful friend.  The poem below is one of his works.  Please read and listen.

LIFE

We enter this world with nothing but imagination and will power.

Life and experience gives us purpose so we can be complete.

What is life?

Life is the mind, creating itself out of itself.

 He will be truly missed.  He touched many lives.  He was one of the good ones.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  A private gathering to celebrate Don’s life, will take place on Saturday, May 23rd in Aylmer.  If you would like to make a memorial donation, please consider the Parkinson’s Society.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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Heath: Mona Elizabeth of Sarnia

Peacefully at Vision Nursing Home on Friday, April 17, 2015, MONA ELIZABETH (Weldon) HEATH passed away at the age of 93. Beloved wife of the late John Edward Heath (1978). Loving mother of Lawrence Heath (Audette) of Sarnia and John Heath (Jody) of Nanoose Bay, B.C. Cherished grandmother of Lawrence, Loretta, Sylena, Jonathon and Jody and her many great children. Mona was a nurse for many years at St. Joseph’s Hospital where she worked as supervisor of nursing. The family wishes to thank the nurses, doctors and staff at Vision Nursing Home for the excellent care mom received. Cremation has taken place and a Memorial Service will be announced at a later date. Sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Alzheimer’s Society. Arrangements entrusted to the D.J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre Ltd.

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SCHWARTZ: Harold William of Hanover, formerly of R.R. #1 Desboro

Posted by on April 6, 2015

H.SchwartzHarold William Schwartz of Hanover, formerly of R.R. #1 Desboro, passed away peacefully at McVean Lodge Residence, Hanover on Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015 at the age of 104 years.

Harold was born January 21, 1911 in Elderslie Twp., Bruce County and later resided on the family farm south of Desboro. The farm was purchased by Harold’s great grandfather, Jacob Schwartz in approximately 1870 and was sold to Harold’s dad, William Jr. in 1920. Harold purchased the farm in 1960 and ran the family farm until his retirement. In his spare time he enjoyed fur trapping, fishing, curling and horseshoes as well as loving to play a game of crokinole or cribbage. In the 1980’s he sold the family farm and retired in a nearby home built in 1876 by his great grandfather Jacob Schwartz.

Harold was predeceased by his parents, William and Minnie (Gobert) Schwartz, brother Wesley (Emma), sisters Velma (Warland) Krueger, Gladys Schwartz and Alice (Earl) Ermel. He will also be fondly remembered by his several nieces, nephews and their families.

Harold claimed his longevity in life was due to having an ounce of brandy and a teaspoon of peanut butter every night before bedtime.

Visitation will be held at Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley on Thursday, April 9, 2015 from 12 noon until the time of the funeral service at 1 p.m., a reception will follow. Spring interment in Chesley Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Hanover Care Centre Resident Fund, Salvation Army or a charity of your choice.

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Barnes: Elaine Margaret of Sarnia

Barnes Peacefully at home on Sunday, March 29, 2015,ELAINE MARGARET BARNES, age 55 of Sarnia passed away. Dear mother of Desiree Barnes (Ryan) and Tiffany Mills. Cherished grandmother of Tyson, Tia, Destiny, Dameon, Bella and Anthony. Will be missed by her brothers; Marvin (Joanne), Jimmy, John, Scott (Laurie) and her sisters; Barbara (Gerry), Wendy (Steve). Also will be missed by her many nieces and nephews and her bingo friends. Predeceased by parents Margaret and Mick McHenry and James Barnes and by sisters Sharon and Debbie. Funeral service will be held at the D.J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. with family and friends being received one hour prior to service time. Cremation to follow. Sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetic Association or the Canadian Kidney Foundation.

 

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BEADLE: William (Bill) Charles of St. Marys, formerly of Ilderton

Posted by on March 30, 2015

Beadle, Bill-W150Called by his Lord and Saviour, at Kingsway Lodge, St. Marys on Monday, March 30, 2015 of St. Marys, and formerly of Ilderton in his 91st year.  Beloved husband of Audrey (Smith) (Wakem) Beadle, and the late Evelyn (Kennedy) Beadle (1984).  Dear father of Gary Beadle of London, and Ted Beadle of Ilderton.  Dear step-father of James and Elizabeth Wakem of Waterloo, Paul Wakem of Webster, NY, Steven and Dale Wakem of Thorndale, Howard and Theresa Wakem of St. Marys.  Dear grandfather of Tammy, Michael and Tania; Ian and Trish, Tonya, David and Erica; and great-grandfather of Eathan, Keanan, Olivia; Jacob, Cameron, and Parker.  Dear step-grandfather of 14 and step-great-grandfather of 16.  Dear brother of Lorraine Maynard of Woodbridge, and June and Bert Bice of Ilderton.  Predeceased by his brother-in-law John Maynard.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.  The funeral service will be held at the Community Bible Church, 24294 Adelaide Street North, Lucan on Thursday, April 2nd at 2 PM with Pastor Byron Hand and Pastor Doug Loveday officiating.  Interment Littlewood Cemetery, Middlesex Centre.

Donations to the Alzheimer Society, or the Kidney Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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SKIPPER: Lawrence Albert of Dutton

Posted by on March 28, 2015

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At his home on Thursday March 26 2015. Lawrence Albert Skipper of Dutton in his 48th year. Survived by his wife Claudene and lovely daughters Mackenzie Ann, Madison Grace, Morgan Elizabeth all of Ingersoll. Loving son of Donald and Yvonne Skipper of Dutton. Missed by brothers Donald and Patti of Windsor, Ian and friend Andrea of Kitchener and sister Paula and friend Tom of Dutton, Also missed by his many aunts, uncles and cousins. Visitation at the Arn Funeral Home 193 Shackleton St. Dutton 519-762-2416 Monday 2-4 & 7-9. The funeral mass will be celebrated from St. Mary’s Church 132 Main St. West Lorne on Tuesday March 31 2015 at 10:30 a.m. Interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Email condolences arnfuneralhome@bellnet.ca

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Reeve; James Walker resting @ Fawcett FH, Flesherton

Posted by on March 27, 2015
James Reeve resting at Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherotn

James Reeve resting at Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherotn

James Walker Reeve
After a brief illness in Brampton on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 in his 39th year. Dearly loved son of Bill(Beatrice) and their children Lenny, Amelie of Berlin, Germany and Valerie(David) Van Duzen of Oakville. Loving brother of John(Lana) Reeve of Pickering and Lauren(Dave) Horwood of Brampton. He will be loved and remembered by his niece Adeline, nephew Judah, grandfather Art Proctor of Hanover, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. The family will receive friends at the Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton on Sunday, March 29 from 2-5 pm. Service will be held at Gentle Shepherd Community Church, Eugenia on Monday at 11:00 am. Cremation followed by interment Flesherton Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be gratefully appreciated

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McTAVISH: Effie of Toronto, formerly of Chesley

Posted by on March 27, 2015

EffieEffie Danelda McTavish of Toronto, formerly of Chesley, quietly passed away at Brucelea Haven on Friday, March 27, 2015 in her 97th year.

Beloved mother of Roberta Godwin of Cargill, Marabelle McTavish of Toronto and David (Dianne) McTavish of St. Jacobs. Cherished grandmother of Robert (Alison), Heather (Phil), Becky, Candice and Shane and great-grandmother of Chesley, Effie, Roslyn, Max and Emma. She will be fondly remembered by her siblings, Gordon (Anne) Bell of Abbotsford, Sheila Westlake of London, Dorothy (Harry) Always of St. Thomas, Aletta Bell of London and sister-in-law Jean Bell.

Effie was predeceased by her husband Robert McTavish, sisters Ruby Alexander and Lorelie Downey, brothers Archie and Milton Bell, and her parents, Daniel and Violet (Husk) Bell.

A funeral service celebrating Effie’s life will be held at the Chesley Baptist Church on Monday, March 30, 2015 at 11 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service. John Bell officiating. Spring interment in Chesley Cemetery. Rhody Family Funeral Home in care of arrangements.

Memorial donations to SIM Canada or Baptist Women’s Missionary Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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SCHWARTZ: Alvin of Chesley, formerly of Sullivan Township

Posted by on March 26, 2015

Alvin Schwartz 2Alvin Alexander Schwartz of Chesley, formerly of Sullivan Township, slipped away quietly, at South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Chesley on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 in his 96th year.

Beloved husband of the late Hazel Georgina (Wells, Grein). Loving father of Wayne (Vida) of Waterloo, Katie (Randy) Brooks of Okanagan Centre, B.C., and father-in-law of Bev Gallinger of Chesley. Alvin will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Wanda (Terry) Luke of Ariss, Rob Gallinger of Allan Park, Renee (Andrew) Kent of Hamilton, Mia Brooks (Zev Tiefenbach) of Salmon Arm B.C. and Carly (Shayne) Brandel of Nelson, B.C. Grieving Alvin’s loss will be his nine great-grandchildren, brother Allan (Betty) Schwartz of Chesley as well as his nieces, nephews and their families.

Alvin was predeceased by his daughter Lorraine Gallinger, parents Alexander and Minnie (Sulkye) Schwartz and sisters Lyla Schwartz and Marjorie (Ian) McKinnon.

Visitation will be held at Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley on Monday from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. where a funeral service celebrating Alvin’s life will be held on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 1 p.m. Spring interment in Chesley Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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DEWAR: Isabel, of Durham

Posted by on March 23, 2015

Passed away at Grey Bruce Residential Hospice, Owen Sound on Thursday, March 19th, 2015 in her 82nd year the former Isabel Betty Peter.  Beloved wife of Darrell of Durham.  Dear mother-in-law of Lisa (Dewar)  Vanderkwaak of Edmonton, Alberta.  Loving Grandmother of Miriam, Abigail and Jeremy.  Sister of Ruth Peter-Nielsen of  Hanover and Robert and William Peter both of Durham.   Mother of the late Rev. Darwin Dewar (2007).   Visitation will be held at the Durham Presbyterian Church  on Friday, March 27th  from 11 a.m.to 12:45 p.m., where a celebration of Isabel’s life will be held at 1:00 p.m.  As expressions of sympathy memorial donations to the Durham Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund, Maplewood Cemetery or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.   Arrangements entrusted to the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham.  www.mccullochwatonfuneralhome.ca

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GIBBS: JAMES ALBERT OF SARNIA

JAMES GIBBS age 90, passed away at Bluewater Health. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be announced at a later date. Donations to Sarnia Humane Society or Bluewater Health would be greatly appreciated.

Arrangements entrusted to the D.J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION CENTRE

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DOHERTY: Irene of Durham

Posted by on March 21, 2015

Passed away at Rockwood Terrace, Durham on Saturday, March 21st, 2015. Irene Emma Doherty (nee Hines), of Durham, in her 89th year. Beloved wife of the late Percy Doherty. Loving mother of Stan (Darlene), Isabell (Wayne) Dowling, Fred (Brenda), Ed (Carol ), Lynda (Larry) Fischer, David, Donna and Steven. Cherished grandmother of 16 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Isabel Tiffin, Mary (Gordon) Smith, Blanche Hiltz and Dolly (Roy) Beech. Sister-in-law of Shirley Hines and Earl Reid. Predeceased by her son Frank and her parents Ted and Emma Hines. Friends may call at the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham on Wednesday, March 25th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. A celebration of Irene’s life will be held at the Revealed Word Tabernacle, #133439 Allan Park Road, Allan Park on Thursday afternoon at 1 o’clock. Interment at Latona Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to Canadian Diabetes Association or the Durham and Community Health Care Foundation would be appreciated by the family.  www.mccullochwatsonfuneralhome.ca

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VADER: LaVern Elwood of Belleville

Posted by on March 17, 2015

Vader, LaVern Elwood – peacefully at home on Monday, March 16, 2015 in his 91st year. Son of the late Launcelotte and Amelia Vader. Beloved husband of Lola (nee Dent) of Belleville. Loving father of Lance (Ruth) Vader, Farley (Brenda) Vader both of Belleville, Rita (Brian) Legge of Kitchener and Melanie (Warren) Windsor of Corbyville. Cherished grandfather Jason, Angela, Kerissa, Nathan, Meghan, Katlyn, Darcy, Erika, Leah and Alex and great grandfather of Molly, Harrison, Nolan, Gavin, Curtis, Keira, Kami, Rylan, William, Casey and Austin. LaVern is survived by his sister Jean Sills of Belleville. He will be fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his brothers, Clinton, Jack and Dean Vader.

Friends are invited to call at the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West (613-968-2273) on Thursday evening from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, March 20th, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. (visitation from noon until service). Spring Interment at Foxboro Cemetery.

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MASKWA, John of Sudbury, ON

Posted by on March 14, 2015

MASKWA, JohnThe family announces with great sorrow his death in Sudbury, Monday, February 16, 2015 at the age of 93 years. Husband of the late Elva Maskwa (nee Walford). Son of the late Michael and the late Maryanne Maskwa. Loving father of Brian Maskwa (Pauline) of Toronto, Gregory Maskwa and Morley Maskwa (Pauline) both of Sudbury, Doug Maskwa (Diane) of Garson and Linda Snobl (Les) of Kitchener. Survived by his sister Kay Tokar of Saskatchewan. Predeceased by his brothers Isadore, Frank, Stan and Mike. Proud grandfather of Alan, Jon, Olivia, Andy, Jennifer, Lianne, André, Mirielle and great-grandfather of Danaka, Charles and Tanner. Lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews and relatives. John will forever be remembered as being a good man with a big heart; He did many things for other people as an act of selfless service and compassion. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd. E., Sudbury Wednesday, February 18, 2015 from 5-7 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 7 p.m. in the Funeral Home Chapel. Donations may be made (by cheque or online at www.cooperativefuneralhome.ca) to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

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BROADFOOT, Mr. Beverly “Bev” Weston of Grand Bend, in his 80th year

Posted by on March 12, 2015

BROADFOOT, Mr. Beverly “Bev” Weston of Grand Bend.  Peacefully at his residence on Thursday, March 12, 2015, in his 80th year.  Beloved husband of Helen (Jordan) Broadfoot.  Loved father of Michael and wife Rita of Woodstock, Jane of Toronto, Lisa and husband Grant Pye of Toronto.  Loved grandpa of Dexter, David and wife Cassie.  Great-grandpa of Addison, Aiden and Ella.  Brother of Les and wife Dianne of Stratford, brother-in-law of Evelyn Aicken of Mitchell, Muriel “Mert” McMahon of Innerkip, Bruce Douglas and wife Lela of Calgary, AB.  Survived by several nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his parents Wilmer “Bill” (1975) and Grace (Dick) (2002), brother James A. (2001), and wife Sheila (Riddell) (1976), father-in-law Frank Jordan (1992) and mother-in-law Dorothy (Douglas) (2011), brother-in-law Jim Aicken (2012).  Bev retired from Bell Canada after 36 years of service, having worked in various locations including London, Tillsonburg, Clinton, Woodstock, Guelph and Kitchener.  A member of the Telephone Pioneers, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 498, Grand Bend, Past President of Southcott Pines Park Association.  Resting at the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, with visitation on Sunday, March 15, 2015, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. followed by the Funeral Service at 3 p.m..  Rev. Kate Crawford Officiating.  Spring Interment Maitland Bank Cemetery, Seaforth.  If desired, memorial donations (payable by cheque) to a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.  Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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TUCKER: Jill, of RR#4 Durham

Posted by on March 12, 2015

Passed away suddenly at her home on Wednesday, March 11th, 2015. Jill Roberta Tucker (nee Hayward), of RR#4 Durham, in her 77th year. Beloved wife of Gerald Tucker. Loving mother of Lori and her husband Steve Beaton and Dave Tucker and his wife Debbie, all of Durham. Cherished grandmother of Karen (Andrew) Pomeroy, David (Kate) Beaton, Chad (Kristina) Tucker, Cory (Alanna) Tucker, Brenda (Everett) Budd and Deanna (Dweit) Siderius. Great-grandmother of Ethan and Joanna Pomeroy and Daniel Siderius. Survived by her sister of Nancy (Ken) Chin of California. Sister-in-law of Marion Hayward, Shirley Hayward, Sharon Hayward, Fran Hayward and Thelma Gibson. Precedeceased by her brothers Ted, Ken, David and Bill Hayward and her sister Ruth Gacs. Friends may call at the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham on Friday, March 13th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. A celebration of Jill’s life will be held at the Glenelg Centre Baptist Church, RR#2 Priceville, on Saturday afternoon at 1 o’clock, with visitation from 12 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Spring interment at McNeil Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to King’s Kids, Durham and District Food Bank or Glenelg Centre Baptist Church would be appreciated by the family.   www.mccullochwatsonfuneralhome.ca

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