COOPER, Margaret Elizabeth of Waterdown

Posted by on July 19, 2016

COOPER, Margaret Elizabeth
Margaret Cooper, 98, of Waterdown, died peacefully on Monday July 18, 2016 supported by her family, the centre of her life, at St. Peter’s Hospice in Hamilton Ontario. Margaret Elizabeth Douglas was born on January 25, 1918 in Punta del Este, Uruguay. Margaret was predeceased by her parents, Jack and Vera Douglas, her siblings Katherine, Evelyn, and Sholto Douglas, and her husband Craig Cooper. She is survived by her children Ian (Catherine) Cooper, Jane (Dick) Toews, Peter Cooper, and stepdaughter Elizabeth Salton, and by much-loved grandchildren and great-grandchildren across Canada and overseas. Her nieces and nephews and their families in the UK and elsewhere have maintained a loving connection with her over the years. As family, we treasure the many memories of her life; a life well and fully lived, with loving support offered to the end. A Visitation will be held at KITCHING STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown, on Friday, August 5, 2016 from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. All are welcome to join family and friends in a Celebration of Margaret’s Life at GRACE ANGLICAN CHURCH, 157 Mill St. N., Waterdown, on Saturday August 6, 2016 at 2 p.m., with a reception to follow in the church hall. If you wish, donations to Doctors without Borders (MSF) or David Suzuki Foundation in her memory would be welcome. The family wishes to thank Dr. Donaldson, the staff at St. Peter’s Hospice, the VON, Seniors for Seniors and the Hamilton CCAC for their kind efforts to assist Margaret in her last months.

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O’MALLEY, Mary (McNamara) formerly of Teeswater

Posted by on July 19, 2016

O'Malley, Mary (small)Mary Ellen O’Malley (née McNamara) formerly of Wingham and Teeswater passed away peacefully with family by her side at Huronlea Home for the Aged, Brussels on Sunday, July 17th, 2016, at the age of 96.

Beloved wife of the late Charles O’Malley who predeceased her in 1993.

Loving mother of Maureen Steinbach (Steve) of Cambridge, Mary Helen Deakin (Don) of Killaloe, Catherine O’Connor of Stratford, Edward O’Malley of Teeswater, Patricia Devitt (Blake) of Kincardine, Terrance O’Malley (Mary) of Elmwood and Teresa Blackwell (Ben) of Teeswater.

Missed by 15 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents, Joseph and Camilla (Duggan) McNamara, son Richard O’Malley, son-in-law Terence O’Connor, sister Catherine Crunican (John) and brother Richard McNamara (Marian).

Mary taught with the Huron-Perth Catholic District School Board for a number of years. She retired as Principal of Sacred Heart School in Wingham in 1985.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, (14 Gordon Street West) Teeswater on Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 at 11:00 a.m.

Interment Sacred Heart Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Ronald McDonald House, Southwestern Ontario or the Wingham & District Hospital Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Portrait and memorial online at www.tiffinfuneralhome.ca.

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HANLEY: WILLIAM (BILL) FRANCIS OF SARNIA

hanleywebWILLIAM (BILL) FRANCIS HANLEY

January 30, 1944-July 3, 2016

Like a butterfly in flight,

You drifted to paradise,

A journey to the rainbows end,

                                         Leaving broken hearts to mend.

It’s with heavy hearts and great sadness we announce the passing of William (Bill) Hanley. Beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend of many.

Bill was a dedicated and proud retiree of CSX Rail Transport. He always had exciting stories to share about his adventures on the railroad. He was a die hard NY Yankees fan and never missed a game. When he wasn’t watching the Yankees or Red Wings, Bill loved heading out to catch a Sarnia Sting game with his family. He was always quick with a joking remark and funny face, Bill liked to make us all laugh. He was loved by all who met him.

Bill is survived by his loving wife Jean (Fournie), daughter Darlene (Glen Bonham), son Dennis (Alexis Mulyk), son Mike (Jessica Fisher), siblings Bob and Wendy Hanley, Patty and Doug Kennington, many grandchildren Dustin and Nikki Barwise, Tasha Barwise, Collin, Mya, Ava, Noah, great grandchildren Bella and Bentley and many nieces and nephews Bill was predeceased by his parents William and Ann Hanley. He will be greatly missed by his loyal kitten Katie.

His family will forever cherish his gift of love, support and generosity. A loving and soulful man, who has always been there for us, Bill will be missed dearly, but forever in our hearts.

Please join Bill’s family in a celebration of his life that will be held at the Camlachie Community Centre, 6767 Camlachie Road, Camlachie on Sunday July 10, 2016 from 1-4pm. We invite friends and family to come to share fond memories and stories of Bill’s life and remember this great man.

Charitable donations can be made to Sarnia St. Joseph’s hospice.

 

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

 

 

 

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BRERETON: MAZIE OF SARNIA

  breretonwebBRERETON MAZIE (nee NICHOLS) – Passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospice at age 92, beloved wife of the late Elroy Brereton, loving mother of Brenda (James) Dean of Wellesley, and Matt (Kim) Brereton of Corunna. Dear Grandmother of Kelly, Candice, Marshall, Casey and great grandmother to Chanon, Presley, Sam and Mya.

Sister of the late Malcolm Nichols (2016), Madeline and Maxine. Mazie was a #1 Major League Baseball Fan. On her last day Roberto Alomar sent her a personal message “Hi Mazie.” She appreciated all her friends at Thompson Gardens and Tim Hortons. Mazie was fondly nicknamed “Prom Queen” and the “Road Runner” given to her by Dad. She loved life to the fullest and always was a willing participant.

Mazie was an inspiration to all.

The family would like to thank Dr. Crombeen, Palliative Care at Bluewater Health and St. Joseph’s Hospice for their professional compassion.  At Mazie’s request there will be no funeral services. She will be laid to rest beside her late husband in Wyoming Cemetery.

 Mazie is gone to the Great Baseball game in the sky where they serve Timmies.

 

“Gone to Tim Hortons”

 

In Lieu of flowers memorial donations to the St. Josephs Hospice or Charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.  Arrangements entrusted to the D. J. Robb Funeral Home and Cremation Center Ltd.  Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

 

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MALCOLM: Mary Dianne (nee McGrath) of Carrying Place , formerly of Waterloo

Posted by on June 29, 2016

MALCOLM, Mary Dianne (nee McGrath); Of Carrying Place, formerly of Waterloo, passed away peacefully at home after a courageous battle with COPD, with her beloved husband of 30 years, Jim at her side, at the age of 72. Survived by sons Christopher and Michael Macfarlane, step children Peggy Bosch (Michael) and Ian Malcolm (Jennie), step grandchildren Liela and Kailey Malcolm. Also survived by sister Barbara McGrath. Predeceased by parents Frank and Mary McGrath, brothers Ron, Tom and Pat McGrath. According to Dianne’s wishes cremation has taken place.

There will be no visitation or funeral service. Interment at a later date.

Donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

Many thanks to Doctors Nyholt, Harrison, Campbell and Griffin and to Paramed Home Care for their compassionate care during this difficult time.

Arrangements entrusted to Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West, Belleville (613-968-2273)

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TENTHOREY: Donna Jean of Belleville, formerly of Bancroft

Posted by on June 27, 2016

TENTHOREY, Donna Jean, of Belleville and formerly of Bancroft, passed away at Belleville General Hospital on Sunday, June 26, 2016, in her 76th year. Beloved wife of the late George Tenthorey. Eldest daughter of Mrs. Myrtle Edwards, and the late Gordon Edwards. Dear mother of Michael of Mississauga, and David (Heather) of Newmarket. Dear grandmother of Victoria, Ryne (Samantha), and Kallie Tenthorey. Donna is also survived by three sisters and by one brother: Sharon Lee, of Toronto;  JoAnne Gunter, of Belleville; Debbie (Steve) Tulloch, of Kitchener; and Jim (Dora) Edwards, of Barrie. Donna is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West, Belleville (613-968-2273).

The family will receive friends at L’Amable Bible Chapel in L’Amable, on Wednesday, June 29th, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. The Funeral service will be held at L’Amable Bible Chapel, on Thursday, June 30th, 2016 at 11:00 am.   Interment will take place at Hillcrest Cemetery in Bancroft.

Memorial Donations to the ‘Gideons’ or to L’Amable Bible Chapel would be appreciated by the family.

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CHENIER, Delphis Joseph of Waterdown

Posted by on June 23, 2016

CHENIER, Delphis Joseph
Passed away at his home in Waterdown, after a long and prosperous life, on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at the age of 94. Beloved husband for nearly 62 years to Kathleen (nee Marion). Loving father of Della Marie, the late Wayne (1979), Michael (Maureen), and Karen Marion (Claude). Cherished Papa of Cassandra (Sean), Maria (Wayne), Suzanne (Tyler), Michelle, Dianne (Jonathan), Sarah, Emilly, and great Papa of 8 great grandchildren. Survived by his sister Gilberette, Rev. Sister St. Rose of the Daughters of Wisdom, Ottawa. Predeceased by his siblings Roger, Paul-Emile, Aurel, Joseph, Fernand, Rose, Juliette, and Annette. Del was a WWII Veteran, having served as Bandsman. He worked at Ford Motor Company in Oakville, before working and retiring with Petro Canada. Del was very involved in sports, both playing and coaching in the Waterdown community. He was a devoted member of the Catholic Church, and also enjoyed his time playing with the Oakville Citizen Band. Most importantly Del was the rock and foundation of his family, and his sense of humour, and love will always be remembered. Family will receive friends at KITCHING STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown, on Sunday, June 26, 2016 from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m., and 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. Legion Service 7:30 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. THOMAS THE APOSTLE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 715 Centre Rd, Waterdown on Monday, June 27, 2016 at 10 a.m. Private Cremation. Following the mass a reception will be held at the Waterdown Legion, Branch 551. As expressions of sympathy donations to St. Thomas the Apostle Church would be sincerely appreciated by the family.

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ROSENBOHM: Herman, of London

Posted by on June 19, 2016

Peacefully at Parkwood Institute, London on June 17, 2016, Herman Rosenbohm, of London, age 87. Herman was born in Hagen, Germany to the late Wilhelm and Catharine (Hinte) Rosenbohm.  Beloved husband of the late Rosa (Mathes) Rosenbohm (1982) and companion of the late Dina Moslinger (2008).  Dearly loved father of Ernie Rosenbohm (Cathy), Ida Rosenbohm, the late Erika Weber, Helga Weber, and Rosemary Crawford (Rocky).  Cherished Opa to grandchildren Jay Adams (Lesley) and Kim Misic (Jim).  Adoring Big Opa to great-grandchildren Kyla and Cole, whom he always greeted with chocolate bars in hand. Herman retired from Uniroyal in Kitchener, ON.  His retirement years were spent in Kitchener, Guelph and London.  He was an avid traveller, a big soccer and hockey fan and a true animal lover.  Herman was a large supporter of charitable causes of all kinds.  In keeping with Herman’s wishes, cremation has taken place. There is neither a visitation nor a funeral home service.  A private family service will take place at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Kitchener of which he was a member. Those who wish to make a memorial donation may consider the London Regional Cancer Program or the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

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MORGAN, Charlene of Kitchener

Posted by on June 14, 2016

Charlene Morgan – of Kitchener passed away at her residence on Monday June 13, 2016 at the age of 69.

Mother of James Morgan and grandmother of Angel.  Survived by her twin sister Ellen and her brother Jim.

Predeceased by her parents James and Lena (Greensides) Anthony and her sister Joan.

Cremation has taken place and a private family interment will be held in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood.

As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to Freeport Campus of Grand River Hospital appreciated by the family.  Arrangements entrusted to Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood (519-356-2382) http://www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca

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Cusson, James Andrew of Sarnia

cussonpicPeacefully with his wife Betty by his side at Vision Nursing Home, JAMES ANDREW CUSSON passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at the age of 85. Beloved husband of Betty (Walsh) Cusson. Will be missed by nephews Robert (Carol) Cusson of Etobicoke and  Craig Meaney, Paul (Lisa) both of Newfoundland and sister in- law Lucy Meaney.  Predeceased by brothers Alex Cusson, Carl Cusson, sisters Theresa Cusson, Catherine Cusson and brother in-law Bob Meaney. Cremation has taken place. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Fr. Vince Gulikers at Sacred Heart Church, 1465 Lecaron Ave. (at Charlesworth) Sarnia on Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery.  Sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to the D.J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre Ltd. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

 

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SCHOENTHIER: Kurt R., of St. Thomas, formerly of New Sarum, Ontario

Posted by on June 1, 2016

Kurt Schoenthier 001SCHOENTHIER, Kurt R., of St. Thomas, formerly of New Sarum, passed away peacefully at Caressant Care on Bonnie Place, St. Thomas on Tuesday, May 31, 2016, in his 97th year.  Beloved husband for over 68 years to Erna (nee Gohla) Schoenthier.  Loving father of Rainer Schoenthier (Laurie) of St. Thomas, Kathy Dyer (Tim) of Nobel, ON, and Bernie Schoenthier (Trish) of St. Thomas.  Cherished grandfather of Marcie Vandenberghe of St. Thomas, Wendy Rego (Steve) of Ingersoll, Trudy Kitchen (Geoff) of Brantford, Kayla Abel (Dan) of St. Thomas, Jesse Dyer of Thunder Bay, Adam Moss of Kitchener, and Jordan Moss of Brantford.  Loved great grandfather of Alyssa, Josh, Anthony, Lily, and Reese.  Dear brother of Gerda Temple of St. Thomas.  Also fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews.  A brother, Guenther Schoenthier died in 1944.  Born in Gruenhartau, Schlesien, Germany, March 2, 1920, he was the son of the late Herman and Minna (nee Winkler) Schoenthier.  Kurt was the retired owner/operator of the New Sarum Auto Body and was also a retired farmer (orchard).  He was a founding member of the German Canadian Club, St. Thomas.  From 1939-1941, he served with the German Submarine Force, and was a POW in Canada from 1941-1947.  Kurt immigrated to Canada in 1951.  The funeral service will be held at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) on Friday, June 3rd at 2:00 p.m., followed by interment in Elmdale Memorial Park.  Relatives and friends will be received by the family one hour prior to the service.  Flowers respectfully declined.  Memorial donations to the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital Foundation will be gratefully acknowledged.

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

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MacDONALD, Alexander Redmond “Red” of Teeswater

Posted by on May 31, 2016

Red MacDonaldAlexander Redmond “Red” MacDonald of Teeswater passed away peacefully at Wingham & District Hospital, Wingham on Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 in his 85th year.

Beloved husband of the late Jean MacDonald (née Harris) who predeceased him on January 4th, 2016.

Dear father of Michael MacDonald (Karen) of Elmira and Ean MacDonald of London.

Remembered by grandchildren, Kristy Moorebunney (Bryce), Brent MacDonald (Kayla), Amy MacDonald and Kyla MacDonald.

Missed by his sister June Will of North Bay, sister-in-law Marie McCutcheon (Clarence) of Brussels and several nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents Alexander and Henrietta (née Foxton) MacDonald, infant daughter, 2 brothers in infancy and in-laws Peter Will, Erma Gadke (Arnold) and Maxine Hohnstein (Henry).

A memorial service to celebrate Red’s life will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, Teeswater on Saturday, June 4th, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. with Reverend Owen Kim and Reverend Jeff Hawkins officiating.

Final resting place Wingham Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Wingham & District Hospital Foundation or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Portrait and memorial online at www.tiffinfuneralhome.ca.

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OLIVER: Fulton Thomas of Sarnia

oliverwebAt Bluewater Health on Friday, May 27, 2016, Fulton Thomas Oliver, age 74 of Sarnia passed away. Beloved husband of Anna Oliver. Loving father of Anna Dawson (Brad), Cyndi Davidson (Sean), Connie Kuni (Scott), Roger Clayton and Robert Brooks (Krista).Will be missed by his grandchildren; Amanda, Allison, Amber, Collin, Jared, Jade, Rylee, Mathew , Adam and Brett and great grandfather of Matthew and also his mother in-law Patrcia Smith. Survived by his siblings; Shirley Dennet (Bill) and Jack Oliver (Carol). Will also be missed by his nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents William and Lillian Oliver and brother Don and daughter Catherine. The family wishes to thank the nurses and staff of the Dialysis Unit at Bluewater Health. Cremation has taken place and a Graveside Service will be held at Lakeview Cemetery on Monday, June 13 at 1:00 p.m. (Meet inside Cemetery Gates). Arrangements entrusted to the  D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia) .Memorial donations may be made to the   Sarnia Humane Society or the Salvation Army.  Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

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VISCOUNT:DAWN-MARIE KATHERINE OF SARNIA

VISCOUNTWEBAt Bluewater Health on Friday, May 27, 2016, Dawn-Marie Katherine Viscount, age 43 of Sarnia passed away. She was the dear mother of Anthony Rogers, Robert Rogers and Kristopher Wolfe, grandmother of Simon, Keidance, Lariah and Blayze, sister of Susan Brooks, Rob Brooks and Richard Shivers and loving partner of Phillip Patterson. She was predeceased by her grandmother Phyllis Stoeffer and her father James Brooks. Funeral services will be held at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia) on Monday, May 30th at 11:00 am. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Monday from 9:00 am until the time of service. Cremation will follow and interment will take place later at Lakeview Cemetery. Memorial donations made to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

 

                                                                                                                    

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ROBB: James Alexander of Sarnia

J-A-Robb-WEBROBB, JAMES ALEXANDER – With family by his side at Bluewater Health, James Alexander Robb passed away on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, at the age of  age 93. Beloved husband of the late Margaret (Pearson) Robb (2006) and the late Margaret “Joey” Robb. Dear father  of Frances Robb of St. Joseph Island and step father of Robert and his wife Kim of Corunna,  Stewart, Richard and Christopher Kirk all of the UK. Loving grandfather to Stephen, Camilla, Tom and Ben Kirk. Will also be missed by his brother in – law Stewart Pearson and his wife Marjorie of Sarnia , niece Sharon and her husband Steve of Sarnia and nephew Richard and partner Brandi of Regina. Private cremation arrangements have taken place. The family wishes to thank the staff of the Intensive Care Units of  Bluewater Health, Sarnia, St. Mary’s Hospital in Saginaw, MI and Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI. Memorial gifts in memory of James may be made to Bluewater Health Sarnia. Arrangements entrusted to the D.J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia). Memories and messages of condolence may be sent throughwww.djrobb.on.ca

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SMITH: Lillian Audrey of Carrington Retirement Residence, Trenton

Posted by on May 24, 2016

SMITH, Lillian Audrey, at Carrington Retirement Residence, Trenton on Friday, May 20th 2016 in her 84th year.    Predeceased by her husband, Wilfred Smith. Loving mother of Terrance (Brenda), of Waterloo; Lorne (Fran), of Corbyville; and Martin (Cynthia), of Guelph. She was predeceased by one son, Sandford (Sandy), and by an infant daughter Jaclyn Audrey. She was immensely proud of her twelve grandchildren: Graeme, Heather, Hailey, Alanna, Braedan, Tyler, Ben, Jordan and Hope, Jackson, Ashley and Adam.

Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel (613-968-2273).

The family are planning a private service to take place at Rest Haven Cemetery in Scarborough at a later date. 

Memorial Contributions to the Toronto Sick Kids Hospital would be appreciated by the family.

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Cooke: Orla Rose of Poplar Point Formerly of Winnipeg

Posted by on May 20, 2016

images-4In Memorium.
Born December 13, 1926, Passed August 27, 2001 at home in her sleep.
Orla Rose Klassen Cooke is survived by her daughter Kim Cooke, sons Fletcher Stowe, Timouthy Aaron Stowe, and Ronald G Klassen.
Orla, better known as Ollie, is missed by family and friends.

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RYAN: Robert James ‘Jim’ of Waterloo

Posted by on May 20, 2016

images-4On April 24, 2016, Robert James ‘Jim’ Ryan peacefully departed the world, bound for the great curling club in the sky. Jim was born on July 29, 1933 in Chatham, ON to Robert and Agnes Ryan (nee Garden), and was the oldest of four children – Jack, Michael and Patrick. He married Margaret June Reidy on April 27, 1957 and welcomed two children into their lives – Kathleen Jane Ryan and Robert Patrick Ryan.

Jim spent 33 years serving in the Royal Canadian Air Force, spending time in Senneterre (PQ), Metz (France), Ottawa (ON) and Dayton (OH) before retiring as a Sargent in 1987 and relocating to Waterloo, ON. Having served during peaceful times, Jim fondly became known as ‘Rotten Red’ to his closest friends, and after a few years of retirement, he promoted himself ‘Senior Sargent’.

An avid curler and long-time fan of the sport, Jim spent many years as a member of the Elmira Curling Club, and volunteered in the kitchen, putting his self taught chef abilities to excellent use.

Jim is predeceased by his parents Robert and Agnes, his younger brother Michael and his loving wife Margaret. Jim’s memory will live in in the hearts of his brothers Patrick (Diana) and Jack of San Diego (CA), his children Kathleen and Robert, and will deeply missed by his grandchildren Margaret, Megan and Catlin.

The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to Tina, the nurse from CCAC, who visited him a few times a week, and to the extremely supportive staff on the Acute Care of our Elders floor (ACE – Floor 5A) at Grand River Hospital, your kindness and support has meant the world to us. As per his wishes, there will be no funeral service, but a celebration of life will take place at a later date. In leu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society in his name.

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VOISIN, Roy Norman of Teeswater, formerly of Kitchener

Posted by on May 20, 2016

Roy VoisinRoy Norman Voisin of Teeswater and formerly of Kitchener, passed away unexpectedly in Teeswater, on Thursday, May 19th, 2016, at the age of 70.

Dear father of the late Trish Voisin and grandfather of the late Carol Voisin both of whom predeceased him in April 1996.

Missed by his siblings Shirley Hehn (Jim) of St. Clements, Ruby Kee (Ken) of Oshawa, Harold Voisin (Joan) of Teeswater, Liz MacKeand (Verdun Huber) of Walkerton, Joan Hodgins (Wayne) of Walkerton, Harvey Voisin (Ann) of Teeswater, Lynda Hodgins (Brian) of Calgary, Audrey Beninger (Clarence) of Teeswater and Donna Zettler (Rick) of Teeswater.

Fondly remembered by his aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Predeceased by his parents, August and Helen (Strauss) Voisin, brother-in-law Don MacKeand and nephew Brad MacKeand.

Visitation will be held at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Monday from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., where the funeral service to celebrate Roy’s life will be held on Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. with Father Stephen LaCroix officiating.

Interment Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Formosa.

Memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Immaculate Conception Church Building Fund would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Portrait and memorial online at www.tiffinfuneralhome.ca.

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SHAW; Willa age 91 of Port Lambton

Posted by on May 17, 2016

Shaw Willa0000003ASHAW: Willa age 91 of Port Lambton passed away Saturday May 14, 2016 at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia. Born in Petrolia daughter of the late Franklin and Olive (Gibson) Coneybeare. Her husband Wallace Shaw predeceased in 1993. Surviving are her children: Janis Wadsworth (Allan) of Port Lambton and Doug Shaw (Lois) of Dresden, 7 grandchildren Meredith Gardiner (Michael Malak), Erin Bunda (Geoff), Jason Wadsworth (Amy) , Jeff Wadsworth (Cara), Michael Shaw (Corinne), Becky Bast (Lindsay) and Rodney Shaw (Mechell)  and 9 great grandchildren, her sister Joan Pray, sisters-in-law Marilyn Shaw, Grace Ross, Marjorie Babcock (Walter) and Marion Meredith ( Dr. Ray), brother-in-law Gordon Brooksbank. Predeceased by son-in-law Allan Gardiner, sisters: Donna Webster and Pat Brooksbank, brother; Jack Coneybeare, sister-in-law Helen Smith, brothers-in-law Don Pray, Del Webster, John Shaw, Jack Ross & Clarence Smith. Visiting at the Thomas L. DeBurger Funeral Home, 620 Cross St., Dresden on Tuesday 3 – 7 p.m. Funeral service in the chapel of the funeral home Wednesday May 18, 2016 at 2 p.m. with Pastor Bob Taylor officiating assisted by Rev. Paul Shaw. Interment in Dresden Cemetery.  If desired memorial contributions to St. Joseph’s Hospice Sarnia would be appreciated and left by cheque at the funeral home. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.deburgerfuneralhome.com

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STECKLE: Sarah Elizabeth “Betty” (Gingerich), formerly of RR 1 Varna

Posted by on May 16, 2016

Steckle, Betty Picture-W300Passed away peacefully, with family by her side, at South Huron Hospital, Exeter, on Sunday, May 15, 2016, formerly of RR 1 Varna, in her 77th year.  She was born August 9, 1939 in Stanley Township.  Beloved wife of the late William Lewis Steckle  (April 9, 2013).  Cherished mother of Robert and Brenda Steckle of RR 1 Bayfield, and Dianne and Doug Sparling of Tavistock.  Loving grandma to Trevor, Patrick, and Brendan Steckle; and Chantelle, and Blair Sparling.  Dear sister and sister-in-law of Jean Gingerich, and Mel and Audrey Melick; Paul and Kathy Steckle, Esther Steckle, Ferne and Lloyd Mumaw, Jim and Carolyn Steckle, Mary Steckle, and Gary Foshay.  Missed by her nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by her parents Edna (Schwartzentruber) and Amos Gingerich, her step-mother Della Gingerich, her infant brother Douglas, and her brother-in-law Ken Gingerich, her mother and father-in-law Lydia and Daniel Steckle, and mother-in-law Seleda (Shantz) Steckle.  Betty drove school bus for 35 years, enjoyed birds, and visiting with her many friends and neighbours.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 49 Goshen Street North, Zurich on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.  The funeral service will be held at the Zurich Mennonite Church, 37818 Zurich-Hensall Road, Zurich on Saturday, May 21st at 11 AM with Pastor Ryan Jantzi officiating.  Interment Zurich Mennonite Cemetery.

Donations to Zurich Mennonite Church, Canadian Diabetes Association, or Blessings Community Store would be appreciated by the family.

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DeVRIEZE: Mrs. Laura E. (nee Gloin), of St. Thomas, Ontario

Posted by on May 16, 2016

Laura DeVrieze 010DeVRIEZE, Mrs. Laura E. (nee Gloin), of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Saturday, May 14, 2016, in her 52nd year following a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved wife of 25 years to Timothy DeVrieze.  Dearly loved mother of Evan, Ryan, and Sara DeVrieze.  Dearly loved daughter of Caroline (nee Anderson) Gloin of St. Thomas, and the late Peter J. Gloin. Cherished sister of Martyn Gloin (Tammy) of London.  Dear daughter-in-law of Mary DeVrieze of St. Jacobs, and the late Grady DeVrieze Sr.  Also fondly remembered by in-laws, Grady and Pam DeVrieze, Paul and Carolyn DeVrieze, and Carol and Marcel Naus, all of Waterloo, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, and countless friends and acquaintances.  Laura was born in St. Thomas, ON, December 22, 1964.  She was a graduate of the University of Waterloo with an Honours Bachelor of Mathematics degree with a Chartered Accountancy/Statistics Option in 1988.  A Chartered Professional Accountant, Laura was a partner in the firm of Kee, Perry & DeVrieze, St. Thomas, respectfully committing to her clients for over 30 years. Laura was a truly devoted wife, mother, daughter, sister, colleague and friend.  Being a dance, soccer and hockey mom gave Laura her greatest joy.  Laura’s most important achievement was being the ultimate supporter of her children, encouraging them to pursue their dreams and ambitions.  Her loving, kind and gentle spirit will live on forever through all the lives she has touched.  “What we have once enjoyed deeply we can never lose” – Helen Keller.  Relatives and friends will be received by the family on Thursday, May 19th from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160).  A funeral service to celebrate Laura’s life will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, 55 Hincks St., St. Thomas on Friday, May 20th at 11:00 a.m., followed by a reception in Rodney Hall.  Private interment in Union Cemetery.  Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society will be gratefully acknowledged.

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

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TAYLOR: Doreen of Sarnia

5733a9496b8b7TAYLOR, DOREEN – Peacefully at Bluewater Health with her loving family by her side on Wednesday, May 11, 2016, Doreen Myrtle Louise (Dailey) Taylor, age 84 of Sarnia passed away. She was the loving wife of the late Robert Charles Taylor (2012) and cherished mother of her three children; Stephen (Christine), Janice Furlotte (Jim Smith) and Jeffrey, dear grandmother of Kevin, Michelle (Kirk), Shannon and Noah. She will be missed by her many nieces and nephews. Also will be missed by her loving pets; Amy, Oscar and Coby.  Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at All Saints Anglican Church (248 Vidal Street N., Sarnia) on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 11:00 a.m.  with The Rev. Canon Stephen Harnadek officiating. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service time. Donations in Doreen’s memory may be made to the C.N.I.B. or the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to the D.J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

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MCNAUGHTON, Jean formerly of Atwood

Posted by on May 11, 2016

McNaughton, JeanJean McNaughton – formerly of Atwood, passed away peacefully at Caressant Care Nursing Home, Listowel on Tuesday May 10, 2016 at the age of 90. Jean was a member of Atwood United Church and a former member of the Listowel Chapter of the Rebekah Lodge.  She was well known for operating Jean’s Snack Bar for 29 years.

Beloved wife of the late Harold McNaughton who predeceased her in 2007. Step-mother of Glenn (Ada) McNaughton.  Sister-in-law of Anna Blatchford.  Dear aunt of Clarence (Donna) Johnston, Anne (Graham) Kaufman and Ernest (Janette) Blatchford and their families.  Fondly remembered by the extended McNaughton family.

Predeceased by her parents Clarence and Lyall (Love) Blatchford, her first husband Walter Rolof, sister Ruth (Lorne) Johnston, brother Bill Blatchford, nephews Joe and Peter Blatchford, great-nephew Brett Kaufman and Maxine Johnston.

Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Friday May 13 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.  A private family funeral service will be held on Saturday May 14, 2016 with Rev. Colin Snyder officiating.  Interment in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood.

As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to Atwood United Church, Listowel Memorial Hospital Foundation or Elma Centre Cemetery appreciated by the family.  www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca

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Hendry: James (Jim or Jimmy) of Mississauga Formerly of Guelph

Posted by on May 6, 2016

images-4He is loved and dearly missed by his wife Sylvia Patricia “Grace” Hendry (nee Hornett) residing at the Wenleigh, his daughter Elizabeth Green (nee Hendry) and her husband Richard and grandchildren Amber Rose and Ronin, all of Mississauga. Jim is survived by his sister Elizabeth “Betty” Martin of Guelph, nephew Hugh Martin and his wife Heather of Guelph. He is survived by niece Jean and husband Jim Hughes, niece Marion and husband Manus McTear, nephew Jim and wife Rhona McInnes, nephew George and wife Nancy Hendry and nephew Adam Hendry and their families, all of Scotland. He is predeceased by his sister Sally McInnes of Scotland, brother Adam and his wife May Hendry of Scotland, and his brother-in-law Hugh Martin of Guelph.

Jim was born in Bellshill, Scotland on May 15th, 1931 to George and Jeanie (nee Sutherland) Hendry. He joined the British Merchant Marines in 1948, emigrated to Canada in 1957 and married Grace Hornett in 1958 settling happily in Guelph. Proud parents of daughter Elizabeth. Jim worked at Korzite Paints as Head Shipper and Receiver for 26 years. Concurrently, he worked for the City of Guelph as Head of Security for Parks and Recreation for 20 years. Jim worked full time for the City of Guelph at Public Works, from 1987 retiring in 1996. During his retirement he became a devoted Grandfather to Amber Rose and Ronin Green. In 2011, Jim moved to Mississauga into care at the Wenleigh where he has served as Vice President of Residents Council, until his passing. Jim was charismatic, caring and helpful to those around him and his sense of humour will be fondly remembered by everyone he met. Our family would like to thank the Staff and friends who cared for Jim and Grace during his time at the Wenleigh.

Friends and Family are invited to attend Jim’s Celebration of Life at Memory Gardens Funeral Home off Hwy # 7 between Guelph and Kitchener on May 9th, 2016. Visitation from 11 am till 2 pm. Funeral Service at 2 pm with reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made online to Parkinson’s Disease Research. The online Book of Condolences can be found on Memory Garden’s website.

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