GREEN, Dorothea formerly of Route 2 Listowel

Posted by on July 30, 2014

Green, DorotheaDorothea Green – formerly of RR2 Listowel, passed away peacefully at Knollcrest Lodge, Milverton on Wednesday July 30, 2014 at the age of 93. Dorothea was the daughter of the late John and Helen (Pretswell) Keith. She was a member of Trowbridge United Church and a life member of Trowbridge U.C.W.  She enjoyed quilting, knitting, playing cards and spending time with her family.

Beloved wife of the late Alfred Green who predeceased her in 2003. Loving mother of Doug of RR2 Listowel, Don and Maria of Monkton. Special grandma of Wesley of Mississauga, Tina and Jesse Beirnes of Listowel, Jesse of Monkton and great grandma of Parker Beirnes. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.

Dorothea was the last surviving member of her family being predeceased by her sisters Agnes and her husband Clarence Duncan, Bella and her husband Milton Denstedt, her brothers Marshall and his wife Catherine Keith, and James Keith in infancy. Also predeceased by her son Dale in infancy.

Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Friday August 1 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service to celebrate her life will be held on Saturday August 2, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with Ruth Long officiating. Interment in Fairview Cemetery, Listowel.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Knollcrest Lodge or Listowel Memorial Hospital appreciated by the family. www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca

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Moseley; Larry Donald of Belwood in his 69th year at Fawcett Funeral Home

Posted by on July 28, 2014

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Moseley; Larry Donald

Suddenly at his residence on July 19, 2014 of Belwood in his 69th year. Larry leaves behind his beloved wife Sandi(nee Van Norman). Loving father to Scott of Guelph. Dear brother of Brenda Moseley-Collazi and brother in-law ofBarb(Don) Young of Prince Albert, SK, Brian(Linda) Van Norman of Ariss and Larry Van Norman of Kitchener. He is missed by 6 nieces and nephews and is predeceased by his parents Donald and Alma Moseley. At Larry’s request there will be no service. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Groves Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated. Arrangements trusted to Fawcett Funeral Home, FleshertonOnline condolences and donations at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca

 

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KALYNIAK: Mary, formerly of Kitchener and Durham

Posted by on July 28, 2014

Passed away at Trillium Court, Kincardine on Sunday, July 27th, 2014. The former Mary Weber, formerly of Kitchener and Durham, in her 88th year. Beloved wife of the late John Kalyniak whom she married in 1951. Loving mother of Michael Kalyniak and his wife Lucille of Durham, Martha Kalyniak of Kitchener, and Olga Kalyniak and her husband Rick Todd of Kitchener. Cherished grandmother of Ian, Sonya, Shannon, Jonathan, Jeremiah and Alisha. Survived by her sister Katy Sabo. Predeceased by her brother Joseph Weber. Mary was born in Serbia and was displaced during WWII and immigrated to Canada in 1948. She worked at Arrow Shirts in Kitchener until her retirement. Mary was a curious and intelligent person who spoke 4 languages. She was always learning. Mary loved nature and gardening and was an outstanding cook. She had a strong faith and was fully devoted to the Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Transfiguration in Kitchener. She loved classical music and she instilled this love in her children and grandchildren. She was very dedicated to her family in Canada and abroad. Friends may call at the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, 166 Bruce Street North, Durham on Tuesday, July 29th from 7 – 9 p.m. A mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Mary’s of the Purification Roman Catholic Church, Mount Forest on Wednesday morning at 11 o’clock. A graveside service will then be held at Williamsburg Cemetery, Kitchener on Wednesday afternoon at 3:15 p.m. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to K-W Symphony Orchestra or Eternal Word TV Network would be appreciated by the family.  www.mccullochwatsonfuneralhome.ca

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Robinson: Jacqueline Rose of Sarnia

Jackie-Robinson-1webNow with her Lord and Savior, JACQUELINE ROSE (nee Turgeon) ROBINSON passed away surrounded by her loving family at Marshall Gowland Manor on Thursday, July 24, 2014, at the age 79. Predeceased by her husband George W. Robinson (1971).  Beloved mother of Debra Lawrence (Rod), Denise Dunn (Dan Bradley) and Jo – Ann Robinson. Cherished grandmother of Kevin, Nicole, Crystal, Tyler, Ashley, Felicia, Serena, Jonathan, Elizabeth and 9 great grandchildren. Beloved sister of Marcel Turgeon, Denise Thrasher and Colette Kingsbury, sister in-law Marguerite Dayman. Missed by her many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by her brother Paul and sister Paulette. Mom was a cashier for A & P at the Christina Street and London Road locations for 19 years. She will be greatly missed by the staff and many friends at Marshall Gowland Manor. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday, July 27, 2014 between the hours of 2–4 and 7–9 p.m.  Resting at the D.J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE where services will be held on Monday, July 28, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with interment to follow at Lakeview Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Canadian Cancer Society, Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation and Sarnia Humane Society.

 

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ASHFIELD: Roy of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on July 24, 2014

Roy AshfieldASHFIELD – Roy of St. Thomas, gone from life but now with his Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, “a win, win situation”, on July 24, 2014 at the age of 69.  Beloved husband of Anne Ashfield (nee Heiskanen).  Roy is survived by children Eric (Carrie) Ashfield of Toronto, Kristina (Neal) Campbell of Waterloo; grandchildren Declan Ashfield, Riley Ashfield, Jonam Campbell, Evan Campbell; and sister Patricia Hill of Toronto.   Roy had worked for Weatherhead, as a machinist and retired as a supervisor.  He was a member of Faith Baptist Church.  In keeping with his wishes, Roy’s body has been received by the University of Toronto for anatomical study.  Arrangements are entrusted to the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  A memorial service will take place at a later date.  If desired, donations to the London Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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OSTERLOO, William “Bill” of Exeter, age 70

Posted by on July 22, 2014

OSTERLOOLORD, you assigned me my portion and my cup, you have made my lot secure.  The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places.  Surely I have a delightful inheritage.  Psalm 16: 5-6Peacefully at South Huron Hospital, Exeter on Friday July 18, 2014, William “Bill” Osterloo of Exeter, age 70.  Beloved husband of Jean (Geerlinks) Osterloo.  Loved step-father and step-father-in-law of Cheryl and George Poortinga of Clinton, Mark King and partner Michele of Brampton.  Cherished grandpa of Jamie Nicole, Philip and Keith all of Clinton.  Dear brother and brother-in-law of Broer and Be Oosterloo of Bedum, Netherlands, Ina Osterloo of Brampton, Bert and Grace Geerlinks,  John and Jane Geerlinks all of Drayton, Fred and Jenny Geerlinks of Brampton, Rita Geerlinks of High River, AB, Mary and Henry Eygenraam of Unionville, Harry and Betty Geerlinks of Wingham.  Bill is survived by his many cousins, nieces and nephews in Canada and in the Netherlands.  Predeceased by his parents Willem and Nijsien (Roffel) Oosterloo, brother Peter Osterloo (1998), sister Sien Lergner (2007), brothers-in-law Anton Lergner (2013) and George Geerlinks (2009).  Visitation will be held at Providence United Reformed Church, 447 Second St., Strathroy, on Wednesday evening, July 23, 2014, from 6 to 9 p.m.  A Service for Immediate family and friends will be held at T. HARRY HOFFMAN & SONS Funeral Home, Dashwood, on Thursday morning at 10 a.m. followed by the Interment in Exeter Cemetery.  A Public Funeral Service will be held at PROVIDENCE UNITED REFORMED CHURCH, Strathroy, on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 2 p.m.  Pastor Harry Zekveld Officiating.  Bill served as an Officer with the Ontario Provincial Police from June 1967 to July 1996.  If desired, memorial donations (payable by cheque) to the Hope Academy (a private mission school for children of all backgrounds and religions JK to grade 6), 30 Carrier Dr, Etobicoke  or a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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NEWMAN: Don, of R.R. #4 Chesley

Posted by on July 21, 2014

Cover - Newman, DonDon Russell Newman of R.R. #4 Chesley, passed away suddenly at home with his family on Sunday, July 20, 2014 in his 68th year.

Beloved husband of Elaine. Loving father of Heather (John) Edgington of Walkerton and Paul (Catherine) of Cambridge. Don will be sadly missed by his grandchildren, Jakob, Lucas and A.J. Edgington; Amanda and Matthew Newman. He will be fondly remembered by his siblings, Mabel Mercier, Fay Binkley, Bonnie (Frank) Mantler and Keith (Wendy), all of Harriston, Gerald (Frances) of Clifford, Lloyd (Cathy) and Sharon Lett, all of Kitchener and Dale of Brussels as well as many nieces and nephews. Don was predeceased by his brother Bob, sister Janice Hale and his parents, Charles and Martha (Scott) Newman.

Visitation will be held at Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley on Wednesday from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9  p.m. where a funeral service celebrating Don’s life will be held on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 11 a.m. Interment in St. Matthew’s Lutheran Cemetery, Mildmay. Terri-Ann Mattiasson – Celebrant.

Memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the charity of your choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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GOODFELLOW: Marilyn, of Chesley

Posted by on July 18, 2014

Marilyn GoodfellowMarilyn Iris Goodfellow of Chesley, passed away suddenly at South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Walkerton on Friday, July 18, 2014 in her 79th year.

Beloved wife of 57 years to Eldon. Loving mother of Sandra (Darrell) Mountain, Cheryl Champagne (James) all of R.R. #3 Durham, Susan (Doug) Lorenz of R.R. #2 Elmwood and Rob (Charlene) Goodfellow of Alma. Marilyn will be sadly missed by her grandchildren: Brandon, Rochelle Mountain; Chad, Andrew (Sara) Lomas; Melissa (Josh) Lorenz, Nicole (Jeff) Lembke; and MacKenzie and Cole Goodfellow as well as her great granddaughter Allie Lomas. She will be fondly remembered by her brothers Raymond (Verona) and Ken (Gail) Schoeneweiss, all of Owen Sound as well as Eldon’s family. Marilyn was predeceased by her grandson Brent and her parents, Edward and Mabel (Dunn) Schoeneweiss.

Visitation will be held at Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley on Monday from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9  p.m. where a funeral service celebrating Marilyn’s life will be held on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 11 a.m. Interment in Chesley Cemetery.

Memorial donations to Chesley Community Church or the Chesley Hospital Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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DUBÉ, Brian of Sudbury, ON

Posted by on July 11, 2014

DUBE, BrianThe family announces with great sorrow his passing in Sudbury on Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 at the age of 38 years. Beloved son of Linda Bedard (née Storms) of Sudbury. Son of the late Marcel Dubé. Loving step-son of Gerry Bedard. Dear brother of Roger Dubé of Sudbury and Maurice Dubé (Wanda) of Waterloo. Cherished uncle of Lyane Talbot and great-uncle to Sophia Talbot. Sadly missed by the Bedard family. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd on Friday, July 4th 2014 from 2 to 5 and 7 to 8 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 8 p.m. in the funeral home Chapel, Sudbury.

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CUPSKEY, Doris of Monkton

Posted by on July 8, 2014

Cupskey, DorisDoris Cupskey – of Monkton passed away peacefully at her residence on Tuesday July 8, 2014 at the age of 79.

Beloved wife of Gord Cupskey whom she married in 1954. Loving mother of Ron and Mary, Laverne, Diane and Dennis Simpson, Paul and partner Darlene, Pauline Taylor, Colleen and Dave Scott, Debbie and Craig Dufton, Bruce, Doug and Cauline. Special grandma of 19 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Marie Hiltz and Joyce Yundt. Also loved by Mike and Terry Duncan and many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents Jim and Kate Duncan, son-in-law Terry Taylor, daughter-in-law Beth Young, brothers Delford and his wife Donna Duncan, Kenny Duncan, brothers-in-law Brian Hiltz and John Yundt.

In keeping with Doris’ wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation. A memorial service to celebrate Doris’ life will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, Monkton on Saturday July 12, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Sarah Thompson officiating. Interment in ElmaCentreCemetery, Atwood.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Knox Presbyterian Church, Monkton, Elma Logan Arena Building Fund or Canadian Diabetes Association appreciated by the family.

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

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STORMES: Gertrude Bernice of Stayner and formerly of Port Stanley

Posted by on July 8, 2014

Stormes editedSTORMES - Gertrude Bernice Stormes (nee Peterson) of Stayner (formerly Port Stanley) passed away peacefully with her sons by her side at Stayner Nursing Home on Monday July 7, 2014.  Born in Fredericton Junction, N.B., February 12, 1926, daughter of the late Arthur and Winnifred (Whooten) Peterson.  Beloved wife of the late William Stormes (2007).  Survived by sons Norm (late Wendy) of Stayner and Doug (Gail) of Brantford, grandchildren Amanda Stormes (Sean Borman) of Waterloo, Jesse Stormes (Joanna Chou) of Stayner, Abby Matanowitsch (Collin) of Collingwood and Bekki Stormes (Tony Diec) of Toronto, Great – Grandchildren Summer and Jack Stormes and Luke and Noah Borman. Also survived by her sister Janet Bowlby and Brother–in-Law Bob Stormes.  Predeceased by brothers Wally and Jim Peterson.  Loved by many nieces and nephews.  Gertrude was a much loved and respected teacher, long time dedicated member of the Rebekah Lodge and a member of Christ Church Anglican, Port Stanley.  Visitation will be held at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Thursday, July 10, 2014 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm.  A Rebekah Lodge Service will be held on Thursday at 6:30 pm.  The memorial service will be held at the funeral home on Friday at 1:30 pm, with Rev. Patt Nunn officiating.  If desired, donations may be made to Christ Church Anglican, Port Stanley or to the Rebekah Lodge Heart Equipment Fund.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com

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BROWN: Robert “Rob”, of London

Posted by on July 5, 2014

Brown - EditedSuddenly at his residence in London on Thursday, July 3rd, 2014, in his 37th year. Loving son of Robert and Janet Brown, of Cambridge. Loved brother of Peter Brown (Courtney Noble), of London. Special nephew of Susan and Jamie Haldenby, of Toronto, and their family; and Glen Brown and his family, of Novato, California. Memorial visitation will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Rob are asked to consider the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Salvation Army. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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WOOD (née Flanagan): Margaret Ann, of London

Posted by on June 28, 2014

Wood, Margaret Ann - editedPeacefully at Victoria Hospital on Friday, June 27, 2014. Life partner of Joe Albert. Dear mother of Todd (Cindy) of London, Mark of Vancouver, and Dana McKellar (Mike) of Cambridge. Proud Grandma Maggie to Jacob and Jayden Wood, Ross and Iain McKellar and Mateo, Kegan and Eva Mendes. Sister of Patricia (David) Borgeson of California, Louis (Teresa) Flanagan and Michael Flanagan, all of London. Dear aunt of many nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London on Friday from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at HOLY FAMILY PARISH, 777 Valetta Street, London on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Those wishing to make a donation in Margaret Ann’s memory are asked to consider McMaster University Children’s Hospital, Wellspring London, the Run for Ovarian Cancer or the Holy Family Parish Building Fund. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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WILLETT, John Xavier

Willett, John Xavier webWILLETT, John Xavier- Peacefully, with loving family by his side on June 27, 2014 at Queenston Place at the age of 92.  Predeceased by his wife Gladys (1968).  Loving and devoted father of Ken (Sandy), Wayne (Sheila) and Tim (Inky).  Cherished grandfather of Sarah, Ginny (Patrick), Jamie (Sandro), Cory (Chelsea), Shelby, Kylie and Reid.  Dear brother of Andrew (Barbara).  He will be dearly missed by his nieces and nephews.  Special uncle to Bonnie (Jeff).  Predeceased by his seven siblings.

John was a proud veteran of the Second World War.

Cremation has taken place.  Private interment will be held at a later date.  For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

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CRAWFORD: Helen Ethel of Port Hope, Tillsonburg and Fort Lauderdale

Posted by on June 24, 2014

CRAWFORD, Helen Ethel – Peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on Thursday, June 19, 2014. Helen (Stout) of Port Hope in her 99th year.   Beloved wife of the late Chuck Crawford for 59 years. Dear sister of the late Gordon Stout (1968) & his late wife Jeanne Stout (2010). Loving aunt of Debra (Tom Bowen) of Lindsay, Kevin Stout (Carol) of Port Hope, Marleah Stout of Toronto, Lisa Stout (Joe Cummings) of Whitby and Paul Plant (Kathy) of Woodstock. Helen will also be remembered by many other relatives and friends in Tillsonburg, Kingston and Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Helen was a long-time member of the Tillsonburg Golf & Country Club, a Snowbird, travelling to Florida for many winters, and a sports’ fan who cheered for the Blue Jays, the Leafs and her favourite golf pros. Following Helen’s wishes, cremation has taken place. All her friends and family are encouraged to share an Old Fashioned, a hug and a laugh. Interment will be held at the Tillsonburg Cemetery later this summer. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Community Alternative Funeral Home, 83 Hunter Street West, Peterborough. If desired, condolences to the family or donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, would be appreciated and may be made at www.CommunityAlternative.ca or by calling 705-742-1875.

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STEWART: Thomas R. “Tom” of Woodstock

Posted by on June 23, 2014

Stewart, TomSTEWART, Thomas Russel “Tom” – Passed away suddenly on Thursday, June 19, 2014 in his 81st year, after attending a retirement party near Milton, ON.  During his years as a long distance truck driver, Tom acquired many, many friends and acquaintances all over North America.  He was the last surviving member of his family.  Tom was an avid collector of everything old, odd and unique.  Cars, trucks,  tractors, toys and various other items of interest to many.  As a known authority on vintage autos, and a member of almost every vintage collectable club, he was often asked to provide information to hobbyists with similar interests.  For more than 50 years, Tom’s red, 1909 Ford Model “T” was a familiar sight in Woodstock’s Victoria Day parade. Friends will be received at Old St. Paul’s Anglican Church, 723 Dundas Street, Woodstock on Friday, June 27, 2014 from 12 noon until 12:45 p.m.  A complete funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. with Archdeacon Richard A. Jones officiating.  A private interment will follow in the Anglican Cemetery, Woodstock.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to any charity of one’s choice can be made through SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington St, North, Woodstock, ON  (519)537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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Ford, Jean of Dutton

Posted by on June 23, 2014

At the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Saturday June 21 2014.Jean Esther [ Adlington] Ford of Dutton in her 99th year. Beloved wife of the late George Ford. Loving mother of Katherine Reimer of Dutton, Dan and Sandra of Fingal, Robert and Jean Louise of Dutton. Beloved grandmother of Jeremy and Tammy, Jeffrey and Tammy, Mathew, Andrew and great grandmother of Sylvia, Shirley, Nicholas, Drayden, Sabian. Sister of Rose and the late Cyril Horsfall, David and late Shirley Adlington, Allan and Mary Adlington. Predeceased by Percy, Norman and Raymond Adlington, Alice McLeod. A Celebration of Jean’s Life service will be held at Knox-St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Dutton on Friday July 4, 2104 at 2 p.m. Visitation 12:30 to 2 p.m. Private interment of ashes in Fairview Cemetery at a later date. Donations to the Salvation Army would be appreciated. Arn Funeral Home 193 Shackleton St. Dutton 519-762-2416 entrusted with arrangements. Email condolences arnfuneralhome@bellnet.ca

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BOWMAN, Ralph of Listowel, formerly of Atwood

Posted by on June 19, 2014

Bowman, RalphRalph Bowman – of Listowel, formerly of Atwood, passed away peacefully at Livingstone Manor on Thursday June 19, 2014 at the age of 86.  He was born in Hershel, Saskatchewan on January 9, 1928 to parents Arthur and Elsie (Rea) Bowman. Ralph and his family moved from Saskatchewan to Ontario in 1946 and worked for his dad until he married the love of his life, Muriel on January 2, 1954 on the farm at the 2nd of Elma. Ralph and Muriel moved to Britton and took up farming for approximately ten years. Ralph decided to change careers, became a licensed welder and sheet metal operator. He worked for AH Bowman Manufacturing in Atwood and during that time, he bought 10 acres of land on Monument Road and did hobby farming with chickens, ponies, rabbits as well as gardening with his wife. In 1972, he made another career change and became a general contractor, built his own solar heated house and subdivided the rest of the land, known now as Bowman Court. In 1982, he became the owner/operator of the local gas station in Atwood naming it Ralph’s Service Centre. In 1992 he sold the gas station to his two sons, bought an RV and traveled North America with Muriel. During his life, Ralph was a member of the AtwoodUnitedChurch, Britton Orange Lodge and the Atwood Lions Club. He was involved with his children and their sports by being a baseball coach, baseball umpire, hockey coach and a Scout leader for 10+ years. He continued to be an avid sports fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Blue Jays.

Beloved husband of the late Muriel (Porterfield) Bowman who predeceased him in 2005. Loving father of Neil and Karen of Listowel, Reg of Brantford, Greg and Roxanne, and Trent all of Atwood. Special grandfather of Lori and Shawn Ward of Listowel, Philip of London, Cara, and Scott both of Atwood and great-grandfather of Spencer, Noah and Ella Ward. Brother of Doreen Hill of Saskatchewan and Earl and Nancy Bowman of Listowel, brother-in-law of Grace Porterfield of Listowel. Fondly remembered by several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Predeceased by his parents and his brother-in-law Howard Hill.

Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Sunday June 22, 2014 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A celebration of Ralph’s life will be held at the Elma Memorial Community Centre, Atwood on Monday June 23, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Interment in ElmaCentreCemetery, Atwood.

As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or AtwoodUnitedChurch appreciated by the family. www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca

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KRAEMER: Donald “Don” of London

Posted by on June 16, 2014

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Formerly of London, Ontario, longtime employee of London Machinery Inc., passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 15, 2014 at Victoria Hospital, London, in his 58th year.  Dear father of Lukas Kraemer, Jessica Russelo (Bobby) and Joseph  Kraemer. Proud grandfather of Harrison, Nolan and Katelyn. He will be greatly missed by his siblings Walter Kraemer, Brenda Anderson (Dave), Sharon Kraemer, Marlene Matthews, Debra Gleeson (Phil), Patricia Kraemer, Dennis Kraemer, James Perry Kraemer (Kim), Beverly Morris and Dean Kraemer (Tracy).  Don will be missed and fondly remembered by the mother of his children Kate Kraemer (nee Mitchell) and by his nieces, nephews and friends.  Predeceased by his parents, Harold Kraemer (2000) and Gertrude Kraemer (nee Cassel, 2009) and his siblings Brian Kraemer (1985) and Denise Kraemer (1961).  We will always carry your memory in our hearts.  The family is very thankful for the wonderful care provided by the staff at Victoria Hospital, London and grateful for the kind and compassionate care given by all the nurses and doctors.   At Don’s request cremation has taken place.  A private immediate family service will be held.  A. Millard George Funeral Home entrusted with cremation arrangements.  Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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ERNEST: Shirley of RR#3 Durham

Posted by on June 15, 2014

Passed away at her home on Saturday, June 14th, 2014. Margaret Shirley Louise Ernest (nee Ryan), of RR#3 Durham, in her 76th year. Beloved wife of the late Lloyd Ernest. Loving mother ofAnn and Al McKenzie of Monkton, John and Laura Ernest of Gorrie, Wayne and Bonnie Ernest of Listowel, Chris Ernest and partner Ron Switzer of Listowel, Sharon and Larry Searth of Hesson, David and Dianna Ernest of Durham, Daniel Ernest of Williamsford. Lovingly remembered by her 27 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. Mother-in-law of Shally Ernest of Monkton. Predeceased by her parents John and Margaret (Attwood) Ryan, her sister Debbie Foxton, her brother John Ryan, her parents-in-law Harold and Christina Ernest, and her brother-in-law Donald Ernest. Friends may call at the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham on Tuesday, June 17th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. A celebration of Shirley’s life will be held at St. Matthew’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hanover on Wednesday morning at 11 o’clock. Interment at Maplewood Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to Durham and Community Health Care Foundation (Durham Hospital) and St. Matthew’s Evangelical Lutheran Church would be appreciated by the family.  www.mccullochwatsonfuneralhome.ca

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Lariviere: Richard Aurel of Sarnia

lariviererichardwebPassed away peacefully with his family at his side at Bluewater Health on Saturday, June 14 2014, RICHARD AUREL LARIVIERE age 58 of Sarnia. Beloved son of Cecile  McGillivray (Lariviere )and predeceased by his father Patrick Lariviere and brothers Raymond Lariviere and Norman Lariviere. Survived by his siblings Roger and Valerie Lariviere of Sturgeon Falls, Connie and Richard Carey of Sarnia and Ron of Cobden. Richard will be missed by his many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. At his request cremation has taken place and a gathering with be held to celebrate Richard’s life at the D. J Robb Funeral Home and Cremation Centre on Monday, June 16, 2014 between the hours of 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation.

 

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Murray: Marie of West Lorne, Ont.

Posted by on June 13, 2014

Nanny New1Sadly on February 13th, surrounded by her loving family, Marie Murray lost her courageous battle with cancer. Marie is survived by and was a faithful wife to Stewart: a loving mother to Heather & Jim and James & Christopher. Dotting grandmother to Stacey & Stephen and Sarah & Jeremy. Marie was a proud daughter of the late Norman & Marie Rapelje of Dutton, Ontario, descendents of a founding family of Southwestern Ontario. Marie was one of four siblings: a beloved sister to Caroline and her late husband Tom, Linda and her husband Dan, predeceased by her brother George. Marie is greatly missed by her loving family. We are thankful she is now at peace. She will always be with us…in our hearts and in our memories.  Friends may call at the WEST LORNE CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS on Saturday, June 21st, 2014 from 12 to 1 pm.  Service to follow at 1 pm.  Interment Fairview cemetery.  Online condolences can be left at www.denningfuneralhome.com 519 785-0810.

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NORTH, JILL OF ORO MEDONTE

Posted by on June 11, 2014

Born on June 9th, 2014.  Jill was called by Jesus Christ and joyfully entered His presence in Heaven prior to her birth on June 9th, 2014.  Cherished daughter of Bruce and Laurie Lynn North of Oro-Medonte.  Precious sister to Hannah, Thomas, Isabelle, Jack and Ruby.  Beloved granddaughter to Rex and Mary Anne Rose and John and Roberta North and numerous Uncles, Aunts and Cousins.  Friends will be received at ADAMS FUNERAL HOME 445 St. Vincent St. Barrie on Thursday June 12 from 7-9pm.  A Funeral Service to be held in the Chapel on Friday June 13 at 11:00am followed by a reception.  Interment Guthrie Cemetery.  “tis better to have loved and lost than to never have loved at all”.Messages of condolence may be forwarded through adamsfuneralhome.ca

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WALSH, Stephen of Listowel

Posted by on June 10, 2014

Walsh, SteveStephen Walsh – of Listowel passed away peacefully at ListowelMemorialHospital on Tuesday June 10, 2014 at the age of 81. After retirement from CP Rail, Stephen enjoyed wood working and took great pride in his finished products.

Survived by Olive Coghlin-Walsh, step-children, Ric and Barb, Brian and Cheryl, Paul and Andrea, Brenda Nieves, 13 Coghlin grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Father of Robert Walsh, Luan and Pat Kenney, Ken Walsh, Keith Walsh, Marjorie and Jeff King, John Dool, Suzanne Dool. Grandfather of Tammy, Ron, Andrew, Laurel, Jillian, Tabitha, Stephen, Daniel, Karlee, Paul, Richard, Stephanie, Braygen and great-grandfather to many great-grandchildren. Brother of Ronald and Rene Walsh, Stuart and Vivian Walsh. Remembered by his mother-in-law Rita Proteau and many Roux and Willard relatives. Fondly remembered by his nephew Steve Lewis and many other nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents Patrick and Harriett (Rolfe) Walsh, his first wife Lois Smith, his second wife Susie Dool, daughter Laurie, son Harold, grandson Nigel, his brother Walter and sisters Jean, Agnes, Anna, Dorothy and Barbara.

In keeping with Stephen’s wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation. A graveside service will be held at MemoryGardens, Breslau on Saturday June 14, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.

As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to ListowelMemorialHospital appreciated by the family.

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

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JONES: Marilyn Neresa (Nelson) of Kitchener

Posted by on June 10, 2014

Jones, MarilynWith great sadness, we announce the unexpected passing of Marilyn Jones, of Kitchener on Sunday, June 8, 2014 at the age of 82.  Cherished wife of Neil Jones.  She will be greatly missed by her many close nieces and nephews, and friends.  Born in Sault Ste. Marie, she was predeceased by her parents William and Neresa Nelson and her siblings Phyllis Newman, Bill Nelson and Hugh Nelson.

Cremation has taken place and a family graveside service will be held at the Exeter Cemetery at a later date.

Donations in memory of Marilyn may be made to World Wildlife Fund Canada.

Haskett Funeral Home, Exeter entrusted with arrangements.  For more information, please see www.haskettfh.com.

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