CAMPBELL, Anna of Atwood

Posted by on January 14, 2014

Campbell, AnnaAnna Campbell – of Atwood passed away peacefully with her husband John and family by her side, at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Monday January 13, 2014 at the age of 77.

Beloved wife of John Campbell whom she married in 1958.  Loving mother of Brian and Barb of Atwood, Colleen Vetor of Waterloo, Brenda Campbell and partner Mike Graham of Sedgewick Alberta, Karen and Wayne Rea of Cambridge, Sharon Campbell of Atwood.  Special grandma of Samantha, Robert, Michelle, Nelson, Tyler, David, Jonathon, Amanda, Allison, Susan, Tina, Melissa, Amanda, Jason and great-grandma of twelve.  Dear sister of Oscar Weber and Oswald Weber both of Kitchener, Lorraine Weber of Formosa, Mary Ann and Walter Reitzel of Millbank, Marlene and William Fay of Waterloo, Sister Irene Weber of St. Catharines, Allan and Audrey Weber of Kincardine.  Fondly remembered by Gary Vetor, sisters-in-law Margaret Weber, Ruth McCullouch, brother-in-law Roy McCullouch and many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents Charles and Irene (Kestner) Weber, step-mother Margaret (Dolan) Weber and her sister Doreen in infancy.

Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood, on Friday January 17 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  The funeral service to celebrate Anna’s life will be held at Listowel Evangelical Missionary Church, 1205 Tremaine Ave S., Listowel on Saturday January 18, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Jeff Wood officiating. Spring interment in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Canadian Cancer Society or Listowel Evangelical Missionary Church appreciated by the family.  www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca

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POLCI, Lillian P. (Deadman)- of Woodstock

Posted by on January 13, 2014

POLCI, Lillian – Passed away at Woodstock General Hospital on Sunday, January 12, 2014, Lillian Peace Polci (nee Deadman) of Woodstock in her 95th year.  Born in Wiltshire, England on June 29, 1919 to Thomas and Emma Deadman (nee Cole).  Beloved wife of the late Armando Polci (2001). Lovingly remembered by her daughter Toni Griffith and her husband John of Cambridge and her niece Patricia Deadman of Woodstock.  She was a loving mother to the late Larry Polci (1958) and the late Lenny Polci (1957).  Sadly missed by the Deadman, Polci and Gabrielli Families.  Lillian is also predeceased by her brothers Tom Deadman, Dave “Bob” Deadman, Fred Deadman and Ron Deadman as well as her sisters Alice Seymour, Gert Procunier, and Jean Park.  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LEROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington St, North, Woodstock on Thursday, January 16, 2014 for visitation from 10:00 –11:00 am.  A Liturgical service will be held in the chapel at 11:00 am.  In lieu of flowers, if desired, memorial donations to any charity of choice would be appreciated. Smith-LeRoy  519-537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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PELLOW, Marion E (McKee)- of Woodstock

Posted by on January 13, 2014

PELLOW, Marion – Passed away peacefully at the Woodstock General Hospital on Sunday, January 12, 2014, Marion Elizabeth Pellow  (nee McKee) of Woodstock in her 89th year.  Beloved wife of Jim Pellow (2011).  Loving mother of Helen Pellow of Tillsonburg and Julie Minigan (Roger) of Fergus.  Lovingly remembered by her brother Bob McKee of Cambridge.  Marion helped her husband Jim operate the family business, Pellow Furniture for a number of years.  Marion is a former member of the Campbell Auxillary as well as the South Gate Singers.  A memorial service will be held on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 11:00 am at SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street, North, Woodstock.  There will be no visitation prior to the service, but a reception will be held in the reception room following.  A spring interment will be held at the Presbyterian Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations to any charity of choice would be appreciated. Smith-LeRoy  519-537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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HARGRAVE: Maud, of Durham

Posted by on January 13, 2014

Hargrave, Maud

Passed away in Milverton, Ontario on Friday, January 10th, 2014 in her 91st year.  Beloved wife of the late James Frederick Hargrave (2004).  Dear mother of Joyce and Paul Dorazio of Wasaga Beach, Brenda of Walkerton, Wendy and Mark Mathers of Hanover, Dave and Karen of Durham, Robert and Ann of Milverton.  Also survived by 12 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.  Predeceased by her brother Leonard; her sisters Edna, Gladys, Violet and Rose; and 2 infant sons.  Cremation has taken place.  As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to Community Living Walkerton would be appreciated by the family.  Arrangements entrusted to the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham.

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BOWMAN, Theodore “Ted” of R.R. #2 Desboro

Posted by on January 10, 2014

Theodore “Ted” James Bowman of R.R. #2 Desboro, passed away at Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 in his 77th year.

Beloved husband of Catherine (Lehmann). Loving father of Mitchell (Sandy Burgar) of Colchester, Jeffrey of Waterloo, Clifford (Patricia) of Kitchener and Kenneth (Lisa Parsons) of Waterloo. Cherished grandfather of Maria, Julia, Katrina, Tyler, Alex, Andrew, Michaela and Kaitlyn and great-grandfather of Reagan and Jay. Ted will be sadly missed by his brothers Albert (Dorothy) of Cambridge, Roy (Sharon) of Mapleton Township and Lloyd of Cambridge. He was predeceased by his brother Daniel and his parents Elam and Gertrude (Schleuter) Bowman.

A memorial service celebrating Ted’s life will be held at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Sullivan Township on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 11 a.m.

Memorial donations to Owen Sound Regional Hospital Foundation, St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, R.R. #1 Desboro or St. James Lutheran Church, Mannheim would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley.

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WEBER, Ruth Victoria of Blue Water Rest Home, Zurich, formerly of Red Deer, AB

Posted by on January 10, 2014

WEBER:  Peacefully, with the knowledge of going home to her Lord and Saviour, at Blue Water Rest Home, Zurich, Thursday, January 9, 2014, Ruth Victoria Weber, formerly of Red Deer, Alberta, age 103.  Dear sister of Edith Carr of St. Jacobs, lovingly remembered by her many nieces, nephews and their families.  Predeceased by her parents Daniel and Mabel (Battler) Weber, brothers Ralph, Walter and Keith Weber,  sisters Gladys Schade and Thelma Weber.    Her church in Red Deer, were her family many of whom called her Grandma Ruth.  Resting at the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, with visitation commencing at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 12, 2014 followed by the  funeral service at 2:00 p.m. Mr. Bob Heywood officiating. Spring Interment Calvary United Church Cemetery, Dashwood.  If desired, memorial donations (payable by cheque) to Calvary United Church Cemetery or a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family. condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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FLETCHER, Harry J. of Woodstock

Posted by on January 7, 2014

FLETCHER, Harry – Passed away suddenly at Woodstock General Hospital on Monday, January 6, 2014, Harry James Earle Fletcher of Woodstock in his 68th year.  Beloved husband of Stella Fletcher (nee Martin). Loving father of Michael Fletcher (Jane) of Woodstock, Martin Fletcher (Nadia) of London and Joanne Doucet (Eric) of Balmoral, NB.  Missed by his grandchildren Emelyn Fletcher, Justin and Emily Rose Doucet.  Dear brother of Richard Fletcher (Carolyn), Edward Fletcher (Rosemary) and Irene Crawford (Robert). Harry will be fondly remembered by his several nieces, nephews and extended family.  Predeceased by his parents Gilbert and Bertha Fletcher (nee Moore), as well as his siblings Ken, Maggie, Tom and Gilbert.  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LEROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington St, North, Woodstock on Friday, January 10, 2014 for visitation from 1:00 –2:00 PM.  A memorial service will be held in the chapel at 2:00 PM..  If desired, memorial donations to the Holy Trinity Catholic Church Building Fund or Woodstock Hospital Foundation – Dialysis Unit would be appreciated. Smith-LeRoy  519-537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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FLEET: Donna I. (Walker) of Woodstock

Posted by on January 5, 2014

FLEET, Donna – Passed away suddenly at University Hospital in London on Friday, January 3, 2014, Donna Iris Fleet (nee Walker) of Woodstock in her 81st year.  Beloved wife of the late James Fleet (2000).  Loving mother of David Fleet and his wife Lorrie of Woodstock, Sandy VanHorne and her husband Phil of St. Thomas, and John Fleet and his wife Kathy of Woodstock.  She will be missed by her grandchildren Angela (Tim), Mathew, Sarah (Tony); their 4 children, Tammy (Jeff); their two children, Lacey (Matt); their two children, Turner and Mackenzie.  Fondly remembered by her brother Wayne Walker his wife Shirley of Woodstock as well as her nephews Warren and Dean and their families.  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LEROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington St, North, Woodstock, for a visitation on Tuesday from 1-3 PM.   A funeral service will be held in the chapel at 3 PM.  Spring interment will take place in the Presbyterian Cemetery, Woodstock.  If desired, memorial donations to Operation Sharing or A.R.F. (Animal Rescue Foundation) would be appreciated. Smith-LeRoy  519-537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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GRAPER, John of Walkerton, formerly of Chesley

Posted by on January 2, 2014

Graper, JohnJohn William Graper of Walkerton, formerly of Chesley, passed away at Brucelea Haven, Walkerton on Wednesday, January 1, 2014 in his 63rd year.

 

John was the only child of the late Peter and Mae (Smart) Graper. He will be sadly missed by his beloved wife Rosalind of Walkerton and her son Patrick Doyle. John also will be fondly remembered by his many cousins and their families.

 

Friends and family are invited to attend a visitation at Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley on Saturday, January 4, 2014 from 12 noon until the time of the funeral service at 1 p.m. Spring interment in Chesley Cemetery.

 

Memorial donations to the Community Living Walkerton & District or St. John’s United Church, Chesley would be appreciated as expression of sympathy.

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HALL-FARROW: DORIS SHIRLEY of Peterborough

Posted by on December 28, 2013

13280 HallHALL-FARROW, Doris Shirley (Doris was a long-time member of the Peterborough Navy Club with her late husband, George). -  Peacefully, at her residence with her family by her side, on Sunday, December 1,2013.   Doris Hall – Farrow (nee McKenzie) of Peterborough in her 81st year was the beloved wife of Clifford Farrow and the late George Hall.  Loving mother of Sharon Crowe (Debbie March), of Peterborough, Wendy Wood (Terry Reid) of Brighton, Steve Hall (Lucy) of Kitchener, Rob Hall (Karen) of Peterborough, Kevin Hall (Kim) of Peterborough, and Dwayne (Tracy) of Peterborough.  Proud grandmother of Terri Lynn Little (Ron) of Peterborough, Paul Armstong (Jackie) of Kelowna, BC, Deanne Mitchell of Peterborough, Nicole Mitchell Huizinga (Michelle Olver Yates) of Peterborough, Troy Mitchell (Vanessa) of Bellville, Chantelle Terry of Peterborough, Steve Hall (Bonnie) of Victoria, BC, Sarah Zegers (Tony) of Kitchener, Maggie Hall of Kitchener, Melissa Anderson (Chad) of Peterborough, Travis Spafford (Karla Hewton) of Trenton, Kevin Hall of Peterborough, Matthew Hall of Peterborough, Brittany Hall of Peterborough, Taylor Hall of Peterborough, and Jordan Hall of Peterborough.  Doris will also be greatly missed by her many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. As a Foster Parent for more than 25 years, Doris provided a loving home to nearly 40 children. She will be fondly remembered by many friends and neighbours in Peterborough and around Buckhorn Lake where she spent many years at the family cottage.Friends will be received at the COMMUNITY ALTERNATIVE FUNERAL HOME – Ashburnham Chapel, 840 Armour Road, on Wednesday, December 4th from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  A memorial service to celebrate Doris’ life will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, December 5,2013 at 2:00 p.m.  If desired, condolences to the family, directions to the service or donations to the Lakefield Animal Welfare Society may be made at www.CommunityAlternative.ca or by calling 705-740-0444

 

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SEALEY: Mrs. Bernice (nee Hewitt), of St. Thomas

Posted by on December 27, 2013

bernice sealey 001SEALEY, Mrs. Bernice (nee Hewitt), of Caressant Care on Mary Bucke, St. Thomas, passed away at her residence on Wednesday, December 25, 2013, in her 94th year.  Beloved wife of the late James Sealey (1992) and dear companion and best friend of Leonard H. “Tillie” Powers of St. Thomas.  Cherished mother of Jim Sealey (Rose) of West Lorne, Larry Sealey (Joanne) of St. Thomas, Ron Sealey (Sheila) of New Sarum, Nancy Farrel (Jim) of Port Elgin, and Don Sealey of Wardsville.  Loving sister of Carol Smith of Listowel, Betty Russell, Angie Claypole, and Bob Hewitt (late Helen), all of St. Thomas, late Leona Wollison, late Dorothy Carey, and late Lawrence, Ronald, Rolland, and Bill Hewitt.  Dear sister-in-law of Edna McGill of St. Thomas.  Sadly missed by 12 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  Born in Klock, ON, September 18, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Roy and Lina (nee Cartwright) Hewitt.  Bernice was a retired nursing assistant at St. Joseph’s Health Care, Parkwood Hospital, London.  Relatives and friends will be received by the family on Sunday, December 29th from 2-5 p.m. at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) where the funeral service will be held on Monday, December 30th at 1:30 p.m.  Interment in Elmdale Memorial Park.  Memorial donations to the Elgin Community Care Access Centre or the charity of one’s choice gratefully acknowledged. 

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

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ROGERS: Clare W., of St. Thomas, formerly of R.R.#2 Belmont

Posted by on December 27, 2013

clare rogers 98ROGERS, Clare W., of St. Thomas, formerly of R.R.#2, Belmont, passed away on Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at his residence, Caressant Care on Bonnie Place, in his 90th year.  Beloved husband for 61 years to the late Mildred (nee Mills) Rogers (2010).  Dearly loved father of Norman Rogers and his wife Wendy of Kitchener.  Also survived by 4 grandchildren, and several great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.  In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by a son, Ronald Clare Rogers, a sister, Muriel Smith, a brother, Glenn Rogers, and by a grandson.  Born in Gladstone, ON, October 17, 1924, he was the son of the late Lorin and Irene (nee Manning) Rogers.  Clare farmed for many years at R.R.#2, Belmont.  He also formerly was a bus driver for Charterways Ltd., London and a truck driver for Brantox Trucking, London.  He formerly attended Yarmouth Centre United Church.  The funeral service will be held at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519) 631-1160 on Monday, December 30th  at 11:00 a.m.  Relatives and friends will be received one hour prior to the service.  Interment in Dorchester Union Cemetery.  Memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Canadian Cancer Society gratefully acknowledged.

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

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RIECK: Danny Gordon of Kitchener, Ontario

Posted by on December 27, 2013

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Mr. Danny Gordon Rieck from Kitchener passed away on Friday, December 20, 2013 at the age of 69.  He was beloved husband of Mary Rieck; Son of the late Gordon Rieck and of the late Edna King; cherished father of Danette (Wayne) and Darrin (Sheila); the loving grandfather of Dawn, Daniel, Christopher, Matthew, Cole and Clay and also great grandfather of two grandchildren; dear brother of Betty (Dave).  Predeceased by three sisters: Margie, Jean and Doris.  Also survived by many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, uncles, aunts, cousins, nephews, nieces and many friends.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Shields Berthiaume Funeral Home Inc.101, rue Principale, St-André-Avellin, Québec (819) 983-6616.

A funeral service will be held at a later date in Kitchener, Ontario.

For those who wish, donations to the Fondation du Centre de Santé de Gatineau, 116, boul. Lionel-Émond, Gatineau, QC, J8Y 9Z9 would be appreciated.

Condolences may be conveyed by fax at (819) 983-6865 or visit our Web Site www.mfshieldsberthiaume.ca

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WOODBECK: Mary M. (Countryman) of Markdale

Posted by on December 26, 2013

Woodbeck, MaryWOODBECK: Mary – At her residence, Markdale Ontario, Wednesday December 25, 2013, Mary Mildred Woodbeck (nee Countryman) of Markdale in her 82nd year. Beloved wife of Russell of Markdale. Loving mother of Jo-Anne Stevenson of Owen Sound and David (Lynn) Woodbeck of Waterloo. Survived by grandchildren Sarah Abrams (Scott) of Meaford, Emma Woodbeck  and Samuel Woodbeck both of Waterloo and great-grandchildren Riley and Brianna. Sister of Elinor (Jim) Jordan of Morrisburg. Predeceased by brother John. The family will receive friends at Annesley United Church, 80 Toronto St. S., Markdale on Monday December 30, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.,  followed by a funeral service at 1:30 p.m. Cremation with spring interment in Markdale Cemetery.

If desired, condolences for the family and donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Centre Grey Health Service Foundation may be arranged through the May Funeral Home, 63 Main St. E., Markdale N0C 1H0 at  www.mayfh.ca or 519-986-3310.

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Fountain. Ruth Helen [ Clappison] of Dutton

Posted by on December 23, 2013

Ruth Helen Fountain nee Clappison
December 22, 2013
Ruth, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and sister, passed today in her own home in Dutton, surrounded by family. Ruth was known by all as a loving and caring person who gave of herself and always reached out in kindness to others. She was both wise and generous and will be missed by all. Ruth is survived by her spouse, James, and children Phyllis Laufman of Dutton, Jacqueline Fountain of London, Jeffrey Fountain and Jennifer (spouse) of Hamilton, Cheryl Fountain-Gore and Randolph (spouse) of Iona Station and Eric Fountain of London. She is survived by her beloved grandchildren Kaitlyn and Ayden, Dylan and Braiden. Ruth was the youngest of 16 children born to Herbert and Wilhelmina Clappison. She is survived by her siblings Philip Clappison and wife Frances of Waterloo, Fred Clappison and wife Mina of Coburg, Bob Clappison of Alberta, Don Clappison of Florida, Peter Clappison of Kitchener and Paul Clappison and wife Irene of Hamilton. Also survived by Norma Clappison (Herbert deceased) of Kitchener, Jack Downey (husband to Muriel deceased) of Gananoque, Garry Dunk husband of Rhonda deceased) of Kitchener. Predeceased by brothers Edward, Richard, William and David and sisters Dorothy and Frances. We love you. Donations to the Diabetes Association would be appreciated. A family memorial service will be held at a later date. Interment of ashes in Fairview Cemetery. Arn Funeral Home 193 Sheckleton St. Dutton 519-762-2416 entrusted with arrangements

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MALLORY: Bessie (nee Braithwaite) of R.R. # 1 Blenheim

Posted by on December 22, 2013

Mallory, Bessie webMALLORY: Bessie Marie (nee Braithwaite) – A resident of R.R.# 1 Blenheim, Bessie Mallory passed away at her residence, with her family at her side on Saturday, December 21, 2013 at the age of 91. Born in Blenheim, Bessie was the daughter of the late William and Jeannette (McKay) Braithwaite. Beloved wife of 70 years to Raeburn Mallory. Loving mother of Jan Mallory-Wood (Neil) of Blenheim, Mary Adair (Skip) of Blenheim and John Mallory (Catherine) of Chatham. Proud Nana to Michael Johnston (Melissa) of New Jersey, Jeffrey Johnston (Danica) of Houston, Andrew Johnston (Susana) of New Jersey, Sarah Eastman (Reid) of Michigan, and Jason Mallory (Jillian) of Chatham and Eric Mallory (Liana) of London. “G.G.Ma” to Lorne, Cash, Sawyer, Alexander, Sebastian, Chloe, Ashley, Harrison, Anderson and Rachel. Predeceased by her brother Leonard Braithwaite (2011) and her childhood sister Jean. Survived by her sisters-in-law, Mary Lou Braithwaite and Margaret Mallory. Bessie was extremely dedicated to her family and friends and will be dearly missed. Family will receive friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 141 Park Street, Blenheim on Friday, December 27, 2013 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 28, 2013. Interment to follow at Evergreen Cemetery, Blenheim. Donations made in memory of Bessie to the Chatham-Kent Hospice (cheque to St Andrew’s Residence), Carlo Rossini Memorial Diabetes Foundation or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com, McKinlay Funeral Home, 141 Park Street, Blenheim, 519-676-3451.

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UPPER; Pearl of Listowel

Posted by on December 21, 2013

Upper, PearlPearl Upper – passed away peacefully at Caressant Care Nursing Home on Saturday December 21, 2013 at the age of 97.  Pearl was a member of Atwood Presbyterian Church, a life member of the Presbyterian Womens Missionary Society, a charter and life member of the Bruce Chapter Order of the Eastern Star Kincardine and past Noble Grand of Huron Star Rebekah Lodge Ripley.

Beloved wife of the late John Upper who predeceased her in 1991.  Loving mother of John and Marilyn of Ottawa.  Special grandma of Tracey Beaupre and her husband Todd, and Sheri Upper and her husband Neil Wiltshire.  Pearl experienced much love from two great grandchildren, Claire and Cameron Beaupre.  Fondly remembered by nieces and nephews.

Pearl was the last surviving member of her family being predeceased by her brothers George and his wife June Dahmer, Alfred and his wife Dorothy Dahmer and her sister Margaret and her husband Lloyd Sage.

Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Monday December 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. with an Order of the Eastern Star service at 1:30 p.m.  The funeral service to celebrate Pearl’s life will be held at Atwood Presbyterian Church on Tuesday December 24, 2013 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Andrew Thompson officiating.  Interment in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood.

The family would like to express heartfelt thanks to other family and friends for their many acts of kindness and support during the last few years. Special thanks to Wendy Dunn and Dr. Gillian Edmonds for their passionate care and kindness to Pearl for many years.  Many thanks also to the staff of North Perth Community Hospice, Listowel Memorial Hospital and Caressant Care Nursing Home for care and comfort. Thanks also to Rev. Andrew Thompson for his spiritual support.

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

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Dunn: Derek Patton (Pat) of Sarnia

Posted by on December 19, 2013

Passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, December 19, 2013, DEREK PATTON (PAT) DUNN, age 57, of Sarnia. Predeceased by his parents Orval (Pat) Dunn (1994) and Mary Louise (nee Prenatt) Dunn (1989). Will be missed by his siblings; Michael Dunn and his wife Gladys, Earla Suzanne Strangway and her husband Mike, William Dunn and his wife Cheryl , Ermund Paul Dunn and his wife Helen, Anthony John Dunn and his wife Liz, Geoff Dunn and his partner Gail, all of Sarnia. Also survived by his many nieces and nephews and predeceased by his nieces Alice Jeanne Corman – Dunn (1989) and Sherri Lee (Dunn)(Jewer) Kelly (2004). Cremation has taken place and services will be announced at a later date. Sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association.  Arrangements entrusted to the D.J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 102 N. Victoria Street, Sarnia, ON. 

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McNICHOL: Bob, of Listowel

Posted by on December 19, 2013

McNicholBAt Listowel Memorial Hospital on Monday, December 16, 2013, Mr. Robert Clarence McNichol of Listowel, in his 72nd year.  Much loved partner of Debbie Powell of Listowel.  Father of David and Pam McNichol of Round Lake, and Donald and Cathy McNichol of Emsdale.  Grandfather of Vince, Kathryn, Riley, Ayla, Hayden, and Elliot.  Brother of Helen and Don Valin of Kitchener, and Sharon Noble and Bob Cullen of Gowanstown.  Bob was loved and will be remembered by Debbie’s mother Theresa Cassel of Elmira, and by Debbie’s children, grandchildren, brothers and sister.

Predeceased by his son Dennis McNichol and by his parents Cecil and Blanche (Elliott) McNichol.

Visitation will be held at the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel on Thursday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Friday, December 20th at 11:00 a.m.

Spring interment in Donegal Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Salvation Army would be appreciated.

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PRUSKY: Karen I (Purcell) of Port Dover

Posted by on December 18, 2013

PRUSKY, Karen of Port Dover passed away Monday December 16, 2013 at the Juravinski Hospital Hamilton in her 56th year. Karen is survived by her loving husband Emil, cherished children Derek (Sara) of Port Dover, Krystal of Langton, daughter-in-law Joanne and precious grandchildren Steven, Brian, Nathan, Emil Jr. and Shinese. Karen is also survived by her siblings Duane (Char), Dave (Gail), Sandy (Jim), Patti (Glen), Diane and sister-in-law Margo all of Winnipeg. Karen loved to travel, go on scenic rides, had a thing for shoes and a love for her mini horse Annie. A loving person who would much rather give than receive. A Celebration of Life will be held in Karen’s memory on Saturday December 21, 2013 at 1pm to 2pm at THOMPSON WATERS FUNERAL HOME 102 First Ave. Port Dover (519)-583-1530. For those wishing donations to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada would be greatly appreciated. Online donations and or condolences can be made at www.thompsonwatersfuneralhome.ca

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ORR: John Colin of Collingwood, formerly of Wasaga Beach and Cambridge

Posted by on December 17, 2013

Orr0001 (2)Peacefully on Friday December 13, 2013 at the General & Marine Hospital, Collingwood in his 88th year.  Colin of Collingwood, formerly of Cambridge, beloved husband of the late Joan and of Margaret.  Loving and devoted father of Jane Orr, Lorraine and her husband Carlos Santo, Stephen and his wife Debbie and Denise Orr-Boland.  Dear grandfather of Aric and Danielle Boland and Jason and Stephanie Santo and great-grandfather of Joshua, Dominic and Angelica.  Predeceased by his siblings Sydney, Malcolm, Kitty and Madge.  Colin will also be missed by his nieces and their families in England and by his Church family.  Colin was an eloquent and distinguished gentleman.  His passion was his music which he loved to share with the world.  Friends were received at the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home – Wasaga Beach Chapel, 509 River Road West, Wasaga Beach (705-429-8766) on Monday December 16, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m..  Funeral Service was held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- Day Saints, Wasaga Beach on Monday December 16, 2013 at 1:30 p.m..  Spring interment Wasaga Beach Cemetery.  If desired, donations in Colin’s memory to the General & Marine Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by his family.   For further information and to sign the Book of Memories, log on to www.carruthersdavidson.com.

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CHRISTOPHER: Patricia Pat (nee Gignac) of Shrewsbury, formerly of Cambridge

Posted by on December 13, 2013

CHRISTOPHER: Patricia “Pat” (nee Gignac) – A resident of Shrewsbury, and formerly of Cambridge, Pat passed peacefully at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Chatham Campus with her family at her side on Thursday, December 12, 2013 at the age of 62. Born in Cambridge, Pat was the daughter of Angeline Ball (nee Godbout) and the late Jean-Marie Gignac. Much loved daughter-in-law of Pauline Cunning. Beloved wife of Al Cunning. Loving mother of Brandy Grumdstrom of Hamilton and Sherry Grumdstrom of Waterloo. Proud grandmother of Justyn, Raymond, Chelsea and Nicholas. Great-grandmother to Mariah. Dear sister to Richard Gignac, Pauline Gignac (late Stefan), Rachel Gignac (Jerry), Mark Gignac, Anita Reed (Kathleen) and the late Ivan Gignac. Also missed by many nieces, nephews, friends and extended family. As per Pat’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A Funeral Mass with be held at St Mary of the Visitation Parish, 16 Cooper Street, Cambridge (Hespeler) on Friday, December 20th, 2013 at 11:00a.m. with Fr. F. Freitas officiating. A reception will follow. It was Pat’s wish that in lieu of flowers, donations be made in memory of her precious daughter Cindy and her beloved grandson Jordan (son of Sherry), to the Children’s Wish Foundation. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com, McKinlay Funeral Home, 141 Park Street, Blenheim, 519-676-3451.

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FIELDER: Sandra Ann (nee Foley)

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Fielder, Sandra - Dec 11,2013Sandra slipped away peacefully at home on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at the age of 62 with her husband and four children at her side, after a courageous battle against cancer.

She was the true partner, as wife and best friend, to Terry since age 16. The loving mother to Tyandra Bulmer (Bill), Tyler Fielder, Terra Fielder and Trisha Foley (Mike) and grandmother to Tyler and Allegra Bulmer, Jakob and Noah Fielder and Brennan Foley.

She was a cherished daughter-in-law to Betty Fielder, and treasured sister to Pat Watt (Bill), Jim Foley (Patti) and Steve Foley (Bev). Sandra will be greatly missed by many nieces and nephews as well as her extended families, church, athletic and community families.

Sandra invested herself in making this world a better place, especially for children.  Whether it was a grandchild or a student, she was a teacher in school and life.  She took pride in others’ successes and gave compassion in their struggles.  She lived clean, believed in healthy eating, an active lifestyle.  She valued our beautiful planet.  Sandra’s friendship was genuinely given, her heart was an open door. She was spirited, gracious, generous and if you let her, she would touch your soul with her warmth and kindness.

We were fortunate to have her.  We can no longer feel her touch but she lives on in the footprints she left behind in our hearts.

Thank you to the many Doctors and Nurses in the Grand River Cancer Center, the CCAC nurses who visited our home and the many who assisted in natural methods healing and comfort.  Thank you to those who took care of the family so they could focus on her.  Thank you for the ongoing messages that lifted her spirit.
Family and friends are invited to share their memories of Sandra during a visitation at the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo on Saturday, December 14, 2013 from 1-3 & 6-8p.m.  A Memorial Service celebrating the life of Sandra will take place on Sunday, December 15, 2013 at 2:00p.m in the Erb & Good Chapel. Family friend Carman Thompson officiating. A light reception to follow in the Fireside Reception Room.

Condolences for the family and donations to World Accord or a charity of your choice may be arranged through the funeral home at www.erbgood.com or 519-745-8445.

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BEWS: Patricia Lillian

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Bews,Pat-Dec 10 20131936 – 2013

Passed away on December 9, 2013 at Freeport, age 77. Loving mother of Judy Moore, Kim Pucci (Joe), Tracey Litwiller and Kathy Surey. Grandmother to eleven, great-grandmother to seven. Sister of Tom (Gloria) Bews. Kathy, Kim, Cara and Shelley comforted her through her final days and were by her side holding her hands while she passed. Patricia was a member of the Civitan Club, the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 530 and the K-W Navy Club. Condolences for the family and donations to the Civitan Club may be arranged through the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King Street S. Waterloo at www.erbgood.com or 519-745-8445. Goodbye to my family; my life is past. I loved you all, to the very last. Weep not for me, but courage take. Love each other, for my sake. For those you love, don’t go away. They walk beside you, every day.

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FISHER: Geraldine Elizabeth

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Fisher, Geraldine Dec 12 2013Passed away at peopleCare A R Goudie in Kitchener on Monday, December 9, 2013 at the age of 62.

Geraldine is survived by her daughter Keri and her partner Rod (Bucko) Good; her grandson Hunter Adam; her former husband David Fisher and her son Aaron.

Geraldine was predeceased by her parents Juno and Irene Mullnur.  She has been reunited with her infant grandson Jaxson William Adam.

Cremation has taken place. A graveside service will be held at Parkview Cemetery, 335 University Ave. E., Waterloo on Friday, December 20, 2013 at 1:00 p.m.

Condolences for the family and memorial donations to the Huntington Society of Canada or the Canadian Mental Health Association may be arranged by contacting the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo at www.erbgood.com or 519-745-8445.

Keri Fisher would like to thank the staff at peopleCare A R Goudie Nursing Home for their love and support they showed her mother with the passion and dedication they have for their profession.  I will always be grateful.

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