WALKER, Kay of Chesley formerly of Sullivan Township

Posted by on November 6, 2014

Walker, Kay - Copy (2)Kathleen “Kay” Grace (Schopf) Walker of Chesley, formerly of Elmwood and Sullivan Township, passed away suddenly at South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Chesley on Thursday, November 6, 2014 in her 84th year.

Loving mother of Valerie (Alan) Long of R.R. #1 Desboro, Brenda (David) Hamel of Chesley. She will be forever cherished by her seven grandchildren, Michael, Cathi, Jason, Melissa, Natasha, Amy and Ashley as well as her eleven great-grandchildren and one great great-grandson. Dear sister of Ronald, Gordon (Linda) all of Brantford, Judy Beirnes of Hanover, Chloe (Bob) Gonder of Hepworth, Caroline Landherr of Owen Sound, Betty Schopf of Baden, Wilma (Ken) Schaak of Hanover, and Barbara (Terry) Mitchell of Owen Sound. Kay will also be missed be her in-laws Pauline Schopf of Waterloo, Cheryl Schopf of Brantford, John Smith of Chesley and Jean Walker of Williamsford. Kay was predeceased by her husband Percy, daughter Shirley and son-in-law James Craig, twin sister Helene (Jack) Sager, sister Bonnie (Allan) Cornish, brothers William (Vivian) Schopf, Louis Schopf, Rodney Schopf, and in-laws John Beirnes, Raymond Landherr and Marg Schopf and her parents Adolph and Viola Schopf.

Visitation will be held at Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley on Sunday from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 p.m. where a funeral service celebrating Kay’s life will be held on Monday, November 10, 2014 at 1 p.m. Interment in Shiloh Cemetery.

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

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VYE: John Robert Charles of Sarnia

Posted by on November 6, 2014

Peacefully with his mother by his side at London Health Science Centre-Victoria Campus on October 24, 2014 JOHN ROBERT CHARLES VYE age 45 of Sarnia. Cherished son of Rosemary (Chalmers) Vye and the late Dwight Healey (2014). Will be sadly missed by his special companion Snowflake. Also survived by uncles John and Michael Chalmers, aunts Kathy Scott and Crystal Lowe and dear cousin Jodi Brabson and their families. Predeceased by his grandparents John and Mary Chalmers. Private cremation arrangements entrusted to the D. J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 102 N. Victoria Street, Sarnia. Although John had many challenges, he cherished and enjoyed every moment of his life.  Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca   “Gone home to be with the Lord”

 

                                                               

 

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CACHIA: Frances, formerly of RR#1 Priceville

Posted by on November 4, 2014

Passed away at St. Mary’s Hospital, Kitchener on Monday, November 3rd, 2014. Frances Mary Cachia (nee Plonka), formerly of RR#1 Priceville, in her 82nd year. Beloved wife of the late Tony Cachia. Loving mother of Carol (Kim ) Nielsen of Kitchener, Jesse (Jacquie) Cachia of Priceville, Jim Cachia of Harriston, Melita (Arnie) Crigger of Hanover and Steve (Barb) Cachia of Waterloo. Fondly remembered by her grandchildren, Tesh (Jaime), Tashelle (Cory), Mike, Tony, Samantha, and Hannah, her step-grandchildren, Rene, Ben (Krystal), Tony (Trinity), Alex and Ryleigh, her great-grandchild Alec and her step-great-grandchildren Jayden, Adler and Daniel. Sister-in-law of Josephine Azzopardi of Malta, Robert Oliver of Toronto and Anna Szuba of Mississauga. She will be missed by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Also remembered by her dear friend Else Nielsen. Predeceased by her parents Joseph and Jean Plonka, her brother Billie Plonka and her sister Carol Ann Oliver. Friends may call at the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham on Thursday, November 6th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. A celebration of Frances’s life will be held at the Funeral Home on Friday morning at 11 o’clock. Interment at Durham Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.  www.mccullochwatsonfuneralhome.ca

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HULL, Edward “Ted” Anthony of Crediton, formerly of Guelph, age 63

Posted by on November 3, 2014

HULL:  Peacefully and unexpectedly, with his family by his side, at London Health Sciences Centre – Victoria Hospital, on Saturday, November 1, 2014, Edward “Ted” Anthony Hull of Crediton, formerly of Guelph, age 63.  Beloved husband of Stacy Lynne (Tingey) Hull.  Loved father and father-in-law of Kristy and Peng Chhin of Cambridge and Matthew Hull of Guelph.  Cherished Grammpa of Vanessa and Tyson Chhin.  Dear brother and brother-in-law of Linda and Dan Rainko of South Lyon, MI, Karen and Dennis Roblenski of New Smyrna Beach, FL, Christopher and Jenn Tingey of Niagara Falls, ON.  Loving uncle “UT” of Dana and Jeff Place and their children Ava and Brady of Avon, CT, Brad and Kelly Rainko and their children Blake and Beckett of Chicago, IL and Ashleigh and Wesley Tingey.  Remembered by his mother-in-law Arleen Tingey of Guelph and his father-in-law Brent Tingey of Guelph.  Predeceased by his parents Ted and Jean (Sekscienski) Hull.  Resting at the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 from 1 to 3 p.m. followed by the Funeral Service at 3 p.m. Cremation to follow.  Interment Exeter Cemetery.  The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Danielle MacNeil, Dr. Winston Chow and the Head and Neck Surgical Team at L.H.S.C.  If desired, memorial donations (payable by cheque) may be made to L.H.S.C. – Otolaryngology (Head and Neck Surgery) or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family. Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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Bourassa: Georgette Colombe: of Sarnia

Posted by on November 1, 2014

At Bluewater Health Georgette C. Bourassa of Sarnia Age 95 passed away peacefully. Beloved mother to Dana Fay Bourassa, Lynn Rejeanne Bantam, Fay Theresa Popen (Denis), Lise Florida Horne, Gena Bourassa, Steve Regent Bourassa (Sue).  Will be greatly missed by her grandchildren Audrey Roberts, Denise Trojen, Stephanie Cumming, Julie Seguin, Jeremy Bartelen, Amanda Ribera, Rebecca Deaville. Loving Great Grandmother to: Erica Bantam, Kristin Bantam, Haylee Seguin, Zayden Chipman, Danielle Trojen, Carrissa Moscone, Kelsie Roberts, Spencer Roberts, Gregory Roberts, Rocky Ribera. Dearest Great Great Grandmother to: Maxx Bantam-Michaud, Liberty Bantam- Michaud, Trenton Rogers, Willow Rogers, Gunner Bantam, Kennith Mckellar, Iszabella Mckellar.  Pre deceased by her husband Alfred Bourassa (1996), Frank Bantam (2001) Jean- Jacques (Rita), Conrad Pre deseeded (Claire), Rejean (Diane) her sister Denise Goulet. Will be missed by her brothers Albert Goulet Pre deceased (Juliette), D’Assise (Lise) Florian, Therese Bernard Pre deceased (Nicole), Gilles.  Greatly missed by her sister Paulette Domaine Pre deceased (Leo).  Sorely missed by numerous family members on both sides. Georgette was a multitalented person and would strive to do everything she could. She excels at anything that was possible. But most of all she did everything for her family they meant the world to her. Cremation has taken place and a private family gathering at a later date.

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

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Ladouceur: Bernard of Sarnia

Posted by on November 1, 2014

ladouceurwebPassed away peacefully at home with his loving family by his side, BERNARD LADOUCEUR of Sarnia.  Beloved husband of Ivy May (George) Ladouceur.  Most cherished father of Kathleen Bush and her husband Warren of Sarnia. Will be greatly missed by his granddaughter  Melissa Gilbert and great granddaughter  Angelica Fernandes – Gilbert  and also will be missed by Cindy Dobrindt. Survived by his sister Patricia Legault  of St. Catharines. Predeceased by his parents Leandre and Josephine Ladouceur and by his sisters Monica, Agnes and brothers Ralph, Joseph, Eugene, Leo and George.  Bernie was born in Victoria Harbour, Ontario and has resided in Sarnia for 51 years, he retired from Imperial Oil’s Marine Division with 19 years of service and was a member of the former St. John’s Anglican Church.  The family wishes to thank Dr. Logan, Dr. Hammond, Dr. Lee, Dr. Ajayi – Obe, Dr. Taylor and Dr. Maddison and the P.S.W.’s from Red Cross, the nurses from Bayshore and the C.C.A.C. Care Workers, St. Joseph’s Hospice and the Palliative Care Team for their supportive care.  Funeral service will be from All Saints Anglican Church (248 Vidal St, North, Sarnia) on  Tuesday, November 4, 2014  at  10:30 a.m. Interment Lakeview Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the D.J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION CENTRE LTD.  on Monday, November 3, 2014, between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetic Association  or the Canadian Cancer Society.

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GUILD: Rae (nee Baumber) of Durham

Posted by on October 31, 2014

Rae passed away peacefully at London Health Sciences – University Hospital on Thursday, October 30th, 2014 after a brief but serious illness. She will be sadly missed by her husband Torrance “Terry” Guild of Durham, her sister Grace Glass of Guelph, her many nieces and nephews, step-children and extended family, friends and neighbours. She is predeceased by her brother Ross Baumber. Rae enjoyed an accomplished career in Health Care Services in both Owen Sound and Durham, as well as serving as a Medical Officer in the Armed Forces in Canada and abroad. Rae volunteered with CUSO in rural Nigeria, which developed into a lifelong love of Africa. In her later years, Rae enjoyed artistic pursuits in eggery and card making and loved to share her creations with others. Special thanks to niece Lynn Thornton (nee Baumber) who was with her in her final breaths, and to all Hospital staff in both Hanover Hospital and London Health Sciences who gave their very best. A celebration of Rae’s life will be held at Knox United Church, Durham on Saturday, November 8th at 1 p.m., followed by a come and go memorial luncheon until 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to Knox United Church Memorial Fund or Christian Blind Mission “Miracle of Sight” would be appreciated by family and may be made through the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, 519-369-3837 or www.mccullochwatsonfuneralhome.ca.

 

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Erlewein: Helmut Jakob of Sarnia

Posted by on October 28, 2014

Helmut Jakob Erlewein August 7, 1928 – October 26, 2014

Helmut was a respected teacher and hair stylist for his entire life living in Germany, New York, Caracas and Toronto. Everywhere he went he was loved and respected. Although he was his loving wife Barbara Erlewein’s successor, she remained forever in his heart. Lovingly remembered by his children Sheilagh and Claude with his spouse Sherry. His grandchildren Dwayne, Shannalee, Jakob, April and Sarah. His great grandchildren Jaxon, Alexander, Gabriel, Chloe, Skylynne and Sadie. Helmut’s bright blue eyes will be forever missed but we thank him for enriching our lives with his charm and charisma. As to his wishes cremation has taken place and the family will have a private gathering. In Lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be expressed through donations to MS society of Canada.

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DESJARDINE, Elsie P. (Walters) of Blue Water Rest Home, Zurich, formerly of Grand Bend, age 98

Posted by on October 27, 2014

DESJARDINE: Peacefully, at South Huron Hospital, Exeter, Saturday, October 25, 2014, Elsie Pearl (Walters) DesJardine of Blue Water Rest Home, Zurich and formerly of Grand Bend, age 98. Beloved wife of the late Wallace “Wally” Louis  DesJardine (2004).  Loved mother of Wallace A. “Bud” DesJardine of Grand Bend, Sharon and Ken Nancekivell of Waterloo. Loving grandma of Christine DesJardine and her husband Caliphe Buchanan of Toronto, Nicole and Victor Catalano of Mississauga, Scott and Jane Nancekivell of Waterloo, Heather Young  of Georgetown, Andrea and Craig Thistle of Brooklyn N.S. and great-grandma of Christian, Nathan and Gabrielle Catalano, Kelly and Nicholas Nancekivell, Alexandra and Mackenzie Young, Chelsey and Devon Thistle, Cayenne and Cruz Buchanan.  Predeceased by her brother Clarence Walters, sisters Edith Walters, Tilley Walters and Gladys Lockhart, parents Albert and Matilda (Pearson) Walters. A private family visitation will be held at the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, with a Graveside Service at the Grand Bend Cemetery on Tuesday October 28, 2014  at 12 noon.  The Rev. Harry Disher officiating. Elsie and Wally operated Wallys Meat Market on Main St in Grand Bend for over thirty years. If desired, memorial donations to a charity of choice would be appreciated.  Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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BACON, Mildred “Millie” D. (Moulton) of Exeter, age 85

Posted by on October 27, 2014

BACON:  Peacefully and unexpectedly, at South Huron Hospital, Exeter, on Saturday, October 25, 2014, Mildred “Millie” Doris (Moulton) (Brown) Bacon of Exeter, (1929-2014) age 85. Beloved wife of Ronald “Ron” E. Bacon. Predeceased by her first husband Stanley B. Brown and her only daughter Debra Lynn Brown (1958-1976). Loved mother of William Gary Brown (Barb) of Windsor and loving grandmother of Gary Brown  Jr.  Dear  sister  of  Velma  Ann Hensel (John) of St. Marys. Millie will be remembered by her many devoted nieces, nephews & their families, Michael Hensel (Shelley) of Collingwood, Karen Voisin (Jim) of Heidelburg, David Hensel (Leanne) of St. Marys, Lori Sparringa (Ingo) of Woodstock, Susan Stacey (Jim) of St Marys, Thomas Moulton (Pam) and Andy Moulton (Bev) all of Ridgetown, her step-children Arliss Charrett and  Darrell Bacon both of Windsor, Andrea McLeod (Dan) of Blind River and Darcy Bacon of Kitchener, she will be missed by her beloved dogs Chloe, Ben and feline Lucky. Predeceased by her brother Walter George Moulton (1980), Parents William George Moulton (1962) and Violet Helen (West) Moulton (1976). Resting at T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, on Tuesday from 2 to 4  and 7 to 9 p.m.  and where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 11 a.m.  Rev. Harry Disher Officiating. Interment in Mayhew-Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Thamesville. Millie previously lived in Grand Bend, Windsor, Stoney Point and Clawson Michigan where she owned and operated D&M Drs. Exchange in Royal Oak Mi. for many years and was a long time  member of the Beta Sigma Phi in Chatham. If desired, memorial donations (payable by cheque) to MADD Canada – Mothers Against Drunk Driving or a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.   Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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KIERSTEAD: R. Joan, of Durham, Ontario and formerly of Campbellton, New Brunswick

Posted by on October 27, 2014

Passed away surrounded by her family at the Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce, Owen Sound on Friday, October 24th, 2014, in her 81st year. Rhoda Joan Kierstead (nee Dobson) was born in Campbellton, New Brunswick and moved to Durham in 1955. Beloved wife of the late Edwin Kierstead. Loving mother of David Kierstead and his wife Joyce of RR#3 Hanover and Nancy and her husband Bruce Ertel of Kitchener. Cherished grandmother of Melanie Weese, Jeffrey Kierstead and his wife Angela, Scott Ertel and Shawn Ertel. Great-grandmother of Abbigail, Regan, Nicholas and Brandon. Dear sister of Lorna Johnson. Predeceased by 3 brothers and 1 sister. Friends may call at the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham on Tuesday, October 28th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. A celebration of Joan’s life will be held at the Funeral Home on Wednesday afternoon at 1 o’clock. Interment of cremated remains at Durham Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce would be appreciated by the family.   www.mccullochwatsonfuneralhome.ca

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BEAULIEU, Georgette (née Chamberland) of Val Caron, ON

Posted by on October 25, 2014

BEAULIEU, GeorgetteThe family announces with great sorrow her passing at home in Val Caron on Monday, September 29, 2014 at the age of 71 years. Beloved wife of Jean-Marc Beaulieu of Val Caron. Daughter of the late Joseph and of the late Marie (née Lapointe) Chamberland. Loving mother of Roch (Barb) of Garson, Ginette (Denis) of Dowling, Guy (Jeanne) of Val Caron, Denis of Kitchener and Lynne (Marc) of Embrun. Cherished grandmother of Melissa, Karyssa, Tyler, Brittany, Cassandra, Gabrielle, Noah, Isabelle, Emilie, Nicole, Anne, Magalie and Joel. Lovingly remembered by many sisters, brothers, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd, Sudbury on Thursday, October 2, 2014 from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday, October 3, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Ste-Marguerite d’Youville, Val Therese. As expressions of sympathy, donations (by cheque only) to the Maison Vale Hospice or to the Northern Cancer Foundation would be appreciated.

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VERSTOEP, Shirley formerly of RR3 Monkton

Posted by on October 23, 2014

 

Verstoep, Shirley

Shirley Verstoep – passed away peacefully at Ritz Lutheran Villa on Thursday October 23, 2014 at the age of 83. Shirley was a devoted member of the Monkton United Church and a long time member of the Women’s Institute. She enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family.

Beloved wife for 59 years of Adrian Verstoep. Loving mother of Marian Hutchinson, Hugh and Pearl Verstoep, Marjorie and David Lindsay, Linda and Ted Groenestege, Barbara Verstoep, Leo Verstoep, Leona and Jeff Donaldson. Missed by her 15 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Fondly remembered by her sisters-in-law Doris Lamont and Jean Storey, five brothers-in-law and one sister-in-law in the Netherlands and many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents Hugh and Mary (Burgess) Lamont, brothers Jim, Leonard and Graham, her sister Doreen and her husband George Seip and nephew Terrance Seip.

Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Sunday October 26 from 2-5 p.m. where the funeral service to celebrate Shirley’s life will be held on Monday October 27, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with Ruth Long officiating. Interment in Brussels Cemetery.

As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society or Atwood United Church appreciated by the family. www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca

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NEFF: Mrs. Catherine (nee Tasker), of St. Thomas, Ontario

Posted by on October 23, 2014

Catherine NeffNEFF, Mrs. Catherine (nee Tasker) of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospice, London on Tuesday, October 21, 2014, in her 87th year. Wife of the late C. L. “Neil” Neff (1982). Dearly loved mother of Nadyne Neff (Darin Bush) of Canton, Georgia. Cherished grandmother of Christopher Gooding (Lynn Waldron) of London, Jacob Gooding of Aylmer, and Charlotte Gooding of London. Dear sister of Hilda Brockett of Kitchener. Also fondly remembered by Guy Gooding of R.R.7, Aylmer, as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her husband, Catherine was predeceased by an infant son, Earl Neff, and two brothers, Donald and Jim Tasker. Born in Niagara Falls, New York, April 12, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Thomas E. and Clara (nee Cumming) Tasker. Catherine was a former employee of Alma College and Med-Care, St. Thomas. She was a member of Central United Church, St. Thomas, where she was formerly involved in pastoral care, a life member of the U.C.W., and a longtime member of the choir. Relatives and friends will be received by the family at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) on Friday, October 24th from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. A service to celebrate Catherine’s life will be held at Central United Church, 135 Wellington St., St. Thomas (Wellington & Moore) on Sunday, October 26th at 2:00 p.m. Private interment in Elmdale Memorial Park. Flowers gratefully declined. If so desired, memorial donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice, London will be appreciated.

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COOPER, James (Jim) of Route 3 Brussels

Posted by on October 22, 2014

Cooper, JamesJames (Jim) Cooper – of RR3 Brussels, passed away peacefully at Seaforth Community Hospital on Wednesday October 22, 2014 at the age of 81. Jim will be remembered by the community as a mentor and friend to many people, both young and old. At Christmas time, Jim enjoyed playing Santa Claus at many church and family functions.

Beloved husband of Anne (Hurst) Cooper whom he married in 1969. Fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews Margaret Anne and Barry Buchanan, Marilyn and Bob Mitchell, Jean Hurst, Robert and Bonnie Leslie, great nieces and nephews Catherine Liden, Andrew Mitchell, Ryan Buchanan, Kara Hinder, six great great nieces and nephew, and cousins.

Predeceased by his parents Joseph and Ida (Bremner) Cooper.

Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Friday October 24 from 7-9 p.m. and on Saturday October 25, 2014 from 1-1:45 p.m. followed by the funeral service to celebrate Jim’s life at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Laura Lightfoot and Rev. Perry Chuipka officiating.  Interment in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood.

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ERB, Arlan of New Hamburg, formerly of Millbank

Posted by on October 22, 2014

Erb, ArlanERB, Arlan – Peacefully in his sleep, Arlan went to be with his Lord on Wednesday October 22, 2014 at the age of 87. Arlan resided at Nithview Community, New Hamburg and was formerly of Millbank. He was a member of Heritage Mennonite Church, Millbank and had served with the Gospel Echoes prison ministry for many years. Arlan enjoyed woodworking and spending time with his family and friends.

Beloved husband of Marion (Nafziger) Erb whom he married in 1951. Loving father of Duane and Jean, Twila Brenneman, Daryl and Norma. Special grandpa of Treena and Roger and their children Lidia, Mya, Katy and Jesse; Dale and Maria; Twila; Darren and Katie Ann; Rebecca and Daniel and their son Luke; Elizabeth and Nick and their daughter Penelope; Sarah; Phil and Allison and their son Owen; Jeff and Catherine and their children Phoenix, Julian and Lincoln; Janine and Brad. Brother-in-law of Ken Brenneman and Catherine and William Kuepfer. Fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, cousins and Ray and Rose McAllister.

Predeceased by his parents Samuel and Minetta (Kennel) Erb, son-in-law Cliff Brenneman and sister-in-law Emmalene Brenneman.

Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at Milverton Mennonite Fellowship Church on Friday October 24 from 1-4 and 6-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Saturday October 25, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Lee Mummau officiating. Interment in Bethel Cemetery, Millbank.

As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to Gospel Echoes Prison Ministry or a charity of one’s choice appreciated.

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

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GALLINGER: Lorraine of Chesley

Posted by on October 22, 2014

20141022144500_00001ALorraine Gallinger of Chesley, passed away suddenly at South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Chesley on Tuesday October 21, 2014 in her 65th year. Beloved wife of Bev. Loving mother of Rob Gallinger of Allan Park and Renee (Andrew) Kent of Hamilton. Cherished grandmother of Gary Kent.

Lorraine also leaves to mourn her father Alvin Schwartz of Chesley, sister Kathleen (Randy) Brookes of Okanagan Centre B.C., and her brother Wayne (Vida) Schwartz of Waterloo.  She will be remembered by the Gallinger families, Larry (Helen) of R.R.#1 Beachville, Ron (Bonnie) of Chesley and Jeffrey (Chris) of Mission, B. C.. Predeceased by her mother Hazel (Wells) Schwartz.

As per Lorraine’s request cremation has taken place and a private family service will be held.

Memorial Donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Rhody Family Funeral Home in care of arrangements.

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GERMAN: Mrs. Aileen (nee Bradt), of St. Thomas, Ontario

Posted by on October 17, 2014

GERMAN, Mrs. Aileen (nee Bradt) of St. Thomas, passed away at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Thursday, October 16, 2014, in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of Louis F. “Lou” German. Dearly loved mother of Debbie Bukacheski of Ottawa, and Mark German of St. Thomas. Cherished grandmother of Nathan Jackson-German of Kitchener. Dear sister of Gladys Harvey of London, late Muriel Groulx, late Stanley, late Leslie “Les”, and late Donald Bradt. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Born in Dunwich Township, Ontario on January 20, 1923, she was the daughter of the late John and Evelyn (nee Smith) Bradt. Aileen was a member of Holy Angels’ Roman Catholic Church, St. Thomas. Relatives and friends will be received by the family at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) on Sunday, October 19th from 2:00-5:00 p.m. (Prayers at 4:30 p.m.). The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Holy Angels’ Roman Catholic Church, St. Thomas on Monday, October 20th at 10:00 a.m. Interment in Holy Angels’ Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Holy Angels’ Church Restoration Fund gratefully acknowledged.

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TRAFFORD: M. Magdalene of Owen Sound formerly of Markdale

Posted by on October 13, 2014

Trafford, MagdaleneTrafford, Magdalene -Passed away peacefully at Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound, Sunday October 12, 2014. Mary Magdalene Trafford (nee Barfoot) of Owen Sound, formerly of Markdale in her 84th year. Beloved wife of Harry Trafford of Owen Sound. Dear sister of Laverne (Dorothy) Barfoot of London, Geraldene Armstrong of Owen Sound, Marian (Don) Colborne of London and Evelyn (Robert) Berg of Kitchener. Sister-in-law of Carol Barfoot, Anne Barfoot and Bill Martin. Loving aunt to many nieces and nephews. Sadly missed by her many friends and neighbours while living and working in the Markdale area. Magdalene is predeceased by her parents Emerson and Margaret Barfoot, siblings Irwin, Verle & Larry Barfoot, Margareat (Draper) Martin and infant sister Effie, brothers-in-law Ken Draper, Tom Armstrong and sister-in-law Shirley Barfoot.

A funeral service will be held at the May Funeral Home, Markdale on Wednesday Oct 15, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.  with visitation one hour prior to service. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Owen Sound.

If desired, condolences for the family and donations to the Canadian Cancer Society may be arranged at https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/canadian-cancer-society-ontario-division or through the May Funeral Home, 63 Main St. E., Markdale, N0C 1H0, at 519-986-3310 or http://www.mayfh.ca.

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BROUGHTON, Florence of Listowel

Posted by on October 8, 2014

Broughton, FlorenceFlorence Broughton – of Listowel, passed away peacefully at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Wednesday October 8, 2014 at the age of 88. Florence was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church, Listowel, Perth Star Rebekah Lodge No. 331, Loyal True Blue Lodge No. 415 Trowbridge and the Wallace Women’s Missionary Society. She will be remembered by many as the person who was always there for anybody who needed help.

Beloved wife of the late Bill Broughton who predeceased her in 1981. Sister-in-law of Gwen, Pearl, Dorothy, Millie, Helen, Lottie, Georgina and Bob. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.

Florence was the last surviving member of her family being predeceased by her parents Edward and Anna (Krotz) Fischer, siblings Roy, June, Carrie all in infancy, Elsie, Arthur, Una, Julius, Milton, Norma, Howard, Gladys and Lawrence.

Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Friday October 10 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service to celebrate Florence’s life will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, Listowel on Saturday October 11, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Don McCallum officiating. Interment in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood.

As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to Knox Presbyterian Church or Listowel Memorial Hospital appreciated.

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HENDRIX: Peter “Pierre” of Woodstock

Posted by on October 8, 2014

HENDRIX- Peter “Pierre” peacefully at Woodingford Lodge, Woodstock on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 in his 90th year. Beloved husband of Mary (nee Reynders) for 60 years. Predeceased by his son Martin Hendrix (2008) and an infant daughter (1959).  Loving father of Liz Buchanan her husband Wayne of Oxford Centre, Nelly Visi her husband Les of Woodstock, Joanne Buchanan her husband Clare of Oxford Centre and Wilma Robertson of Burlington.  Sadly missed by his 14 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.   Dear brother of Leo Hendrix wife Maria of Victoria, B.C, Jack Hendrix wife Loletta of Montana.  Lovingly remembered by brothers and sisters in Holland as well as several nieces, nephews and extended family.  Pierre served in the Dutch Armed Forces in Indonesia for 3 years during the Indonesian War.  The family will receive friends at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington St. N. Woodstock, on Friday, October 10, 2014 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers will be held at the funeral home at 4 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at Holy Trinity Catholic Parish, 1420 Devonshire Ave, Woodstock on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at  10:00 a.m. with Father Rick Dales as celebrant.  Interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Woodstock. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Holy Trinity Building Fund or Woodingford Lodge Palliative Care. Smith-LeRoy, 519-537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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BRAMBURGER; Kelly (of Elgin)

Posted by on October 7, 2014

Kelly Bramburger

BRAMBURGER (BELL): KELLY

Suddenly at Kingston General Hospital on Wednesday October 1, 2014. Kelly Bramburger of Elgin in her 47th year. Beloved daughter of Marilyn and Jim Bramburger of Westport. Loved mother of Jeffrey of Elgin. Dear sister of Jason Bramburger of Victoria B.C. A Memorial service will be held in the Chapel of the SCOTLAND FUNERAL HOME, 27 Main Street, Elgin on Wednesday afternoon, October 15, 2014 at 1 o’clock. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations made to The Salvation Army or the Charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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KOEPKE: JEFFREY PAUL

Posted by on October 4, 2014

Koepke PhotoKOEPKE: Jeffrey Paul

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Jeffrey Paul Koepke on Saturday, October 4, 2014 in the ICU at Kingston General Hospital. He was surrounded by family and held in love.  Jeff was a long time resident of Kingston.  He was the oldest child of Wayne and Jessie (Graham) Koepke of Wasaga Beach.  He will be sadly missed by his sister Jennifer and her husband John Inthof and their family (Callender Bay) as well as his brother Ian and his wife Lara and their children (Newmarket).  Many other family members and friends join in mourning his loss.  The family will receive friends at Bay Park Baptist Church (775 Progress Ave @ Taylor Kidd Dr., Kingston) on Monday, October 6 from 3-5pm.  A celebration of his life will be held in Walkerton at the Cameron Funeral Home at 2pm October 11, 2014 with visitation one hour prior to service.  As expressions of sympathy and in lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations to the Lung Association (lung.ca) or the Heart & Stroke Foundation (heartandstroke.com) which can be placed through the PAUL G. PAYNE FUNERAL HOME, Box 324, Odessa, K0H 2H0 613-386-7373.

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VANDER SCHAAF: A. Thomas “Tom” – Of Apsley

Posted by on October 2, 2014

vander schaaf_tomVANDER SCHAAF, A. Thomas “Tom”

Passed away at the P.R.H.C. with family by his side on Tuesday September 30, 2014. Tom Vander Schaaf of Apsley in his 76th year. Beloved husband of Joan (nee Smeenk). Cherished father of Larry (Catey) of Marmora and Christopher of Apsley.   Loved and remembered by his grandchildren Nicole, Andrew, Natalie and Ben. Also remembered by his siblings Karl (Corrie), Herman (Marj), Clare Tigchelaar (John) and David (Nancy) and sister-in-law Shirley. Predeceased by his brother Sam. A memorial service will be held at The Apsley Community Chapel on Monday October 6, 2014 at 2:00 PM, with visitation to commence two hours prior to the service. A reception will follow in the Fellowship Hall of the Community Chapel. Memorial donations may be made to Every Home For Christ or the P.R.H.C. – Palliative Care Unit as expressions of sympathy. Friends may send condolences to Tom’s family by contacting THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES, LAKEFIELD CHAPEL at www.hendrenfuneralhome.com or by calling 705-652-3355.

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FIFE: Darren James – Of Kitchener, formerly of Peterborough area

Posted by on October 2, 2014

Darren FifeFife: Darren James: Of Kitchener, Ontario and formerly of the Peterborough area passed peacefully with loved ones by his side on October 1, 2014, aged 48 years. Beloved partner of Krista Bruce, dear son of Shirley Kiley, cherished father of Darren Joel (D.J.) and Jaime (children with Shelley Knott Fife), much loved brother to David Fife, Daniel Fife (Carole), Jay Kiley (Abby), David Muter and Kirk Muter (Corrie), and nephew to Betty Sloan (Rick) and ‘Margie’ Schneider (Peter). Darren is also fondly remembered by several cousins and many nieces and nephews. Darren is predeceased by father Donald Fife and stepmother Mary. Darren began his working career as a Firefighter on the Cutter Valiant in the United States of America’s Coast Guard and later served as a volunteer Firefighter with the Selwyn Ennismore Lakefield Volunteer Firefighter Service. Darren will be remembered as an employee of Square D/Schneider Electric, Waterloo and of Pioneer Park Resort in the Kawarthas. Friends and family are invited to celebrate Darren’s life with his family at either the Curve Lake United Church, Curve Lake, Ontario on Saturday, October 4, 2014 with visitation at 10:30 am and service at 11:00 am, or in Kitchener, Ontario at The Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 2:30 pm. A reality is that long illnesses incur high non-insured medical expenses. As an expression of sympathy, donations can be made to aid in these costs by sending to a cheque payable to Krista Bruce care of the Hendren Funeral Homes, Lakefield Chapel, 66 Queen St., P.O. Box 524, Lakefield, Ontario K0L 2H0. Condolences may be expressed by calling 705-652-3355 or visiting www.hendrenfuneralhome.com or www.ratzbechtelfuneralhome.com.

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