Burr: Barbara Jean of Sarnia

Posted by on September 21, 2014

Peacefully at Bluewater Health on Saturday, September 20, 2014, BARBARA JEAN (nee OXENHAM) BURR, age 77 of Sarnia. Loving wife of the late Franklin Stuart Burr (2012). Dear mother of Christina Burr of Windsor and Michael Burr and his wife Maryann of Weirton, West Virginia. Survived by her brother Robert Oxenham and his wife Linda.  Predeceased by her sister Sharon Humbey. Mrs. Burr was a lifelong Sarnia resident and was a registered nurse. Cremation will take place with a private family interment of ashes at Lakeview Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice or the Sarnia and District Humane Society. Arrangements entrusted to the D.J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE LTD.

 

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Adams: Chris “Chico” “Mr. Cee” of Aamjinaang First Nation

Posted by on September 21, 2014

Suddenly at Bluewater Health Sarnia on Saturday, September 20, 2014, CHRIS LLOYD ADAMS, age 64 of Aamjinaang First Nation left this earth plane. “Chico” “Mr. Cee.”  will be missed by his special loving companion Shaofeng Liang. Will be missed by his sons Frank Adams and Christopher Adams Jr. and Jason Shawnoo and his grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and by all who knew him.  Will always be admired by his brothers and sisters for his wise, kind, generous, goodhearted all-knowing spirit; Donna Adams, Telford Raymond Adams, Mark Adams and predeceased by his brother Norris Adams and sisters Sharron Adams and Charlotte Adams and  his parents Chief Christopher Adams and mother Camilla (nee Roberts) Adams. Best friends – extended family,  Terry Williams, Camiel de Paépe, Paul “Bucky” George, Geraldine Shawnoo and John Patton.  Chris was in touch with nature throughout his whole life and his unique manner touched the lives of many and his spirit lives on. Cremation has taken place and a private graveside gathering will be held at Lakeview Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the D.J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Inn of the Good Shepherd (115 John Street, Sarnia).

 

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ERB, Nelson formerly of Millbank

Posted by on September 19, 2014

Erb, NelsonNelson Erb– formerly of Millbank, passed away with his family by his side, at Hillside Manor, Sebringville on Friday September 19, 2014 at the age of 87. Nelson was a former employee of Millbank Cheese and Butter for 40 years.

Beloved husband of Leona (Steckly) Erb whom he married in 1953. Loving father of Anita Schultz, Gary and Karri, Judy and Jim Brenneman, Paul and Lisa. Special grandpa of Scott and Samantha, Carissa and Chad, Sarah and Jeff, Asha and Joel, Jeremy and Bev, Justin and Pam, Ryan and great grandpa of Hannah, Olivia, Hudson, Brynn, Jayce, Hayden, Brysen and Quinn. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Anna Mae Gascho, Ruby Erb, Lorene and Lowell Shantz, Elmer and Adeline Erb, Norma and Harold Zehr, Eileen and Ralph Lebold, Florence and David Gascho, Lloyd and Laurene Erb, Katie Anne Helmuth, Irwin and Betty Steckly, and Nelda Yantzi-Kropf. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents Michael and Mary (Bast) Erb, son-in-law Glenn Schultz, sisters Edna in infancy, Eva and her husband Wes McKinnon, brother Lorne, sister-in-law Eileen and her husband Elmer Kropf, brothers-in-law Allan Gascho and Glen Helmuth.

Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Monday September 22 from 1-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service to celebrate Nelson’s life will be held at Poole Mennonite Church on Tuesday September 23, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Paul Dyck officiating. Interment in the adjoining church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Arthritis Society, The Heart and Stroke Foundation or Mennonite Central Committee appreciated by the family. www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca

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Bass: Bob of Sarnia

Posted by on September 15, 2014

At Bluewater Health on Saturday, September 13, 2014, ROBERT WAYNE BASS age 60 of Sarnia passed away. Survived by his son Chris Bass of Alabama. Dear son of Barbara (nee Morrison) Cammidge and the late Roy Bass.  Will be missed by his siblings; Lynn Gruben (Theo), Kevin Bass (Deb) and Karrie Randall and his many nieces and nephews. Robert retired as a Pipefitter from Local 663 after 30 years of service. A Memorial Service will be held at the D.J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. with visitation one hour prior to service time. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Sarnia District Humane Society.

 

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RIVEST: Marilyn of RR#2 Durham

Posted by on September 14, 2014

Passed away after a courageous 8 year battle with cancer on Friday, September 12th, 2014.  Marilyn Lena Rivest (nee Kobelsky), of RR#2 Durham, in her 69th year.  Beloved wife of Art Rivest.  Loving mother of Tammy and her husband Brent Willis of Williamsford, Natalie and her husband Rob Kirvan of Naperville, Illinois, Tina and her husband Patrick Rainville of Timmins, and Travis Rivest and his wife Jocelin of Durham.  Cherished grandmother of Amelia, Chloe, Myles and Clayton Willis, Abby, Megan and Emma Kirvan, Rachel Rainville, and Travis and Hunter Rivest.  Dear sister of Clifford and Bernice Kobelsky of Tilbury, Wilbert and Eva Kobelsky of Windsor and Wilfred and Maryann Kobelsky of Kingsville.  Sister-in-law of Marilynn and Dennis Guilbeault of Essex, Edward and Orysia Rivest of Belle River, Mary Jean and Allan Ferriss of Belle River, Ted and Wanda Rivest of Southampton, Brian and Donna Rivest of Essex.  Predeceased by her parents John and Annie Kobelsky and her infant sister Bernadette.  Marilyn had a devoted and selfless love for her family, and throughout her illness she kept strong, with a smile on her face and showed strength and courage.  Friends may call at the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham on Tuesday, September 16th from 2 – 4 and 6 – 9 p.m., where a vigil prayer and CWL service will be held at 8:15 p.m.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Family Catholic Church, Hanover on Wednesday morning, September 17th, at 11 o’clock with visitation at the church from 9:45 – 10:45 a.m.  Interment at St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery, Durham.  As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to Right to Life or 4-H Ontario would be appreciated by the family.  www.mccullochwatsonfuneralhome.ca

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GODIN, Noëlla (née Brousseau) of Wahnapitae, ON

Posted by on September 14, 2014

GODIN, NoellaIt is with great sadness that the family announces her passing on September 1st, 2014, peacefully at home after her brave battle with cancer. Wife of Rodney Godin (predeceased in 1980). Loving mother of Dan Godin (Dawn) of Kitchener and Lorie Klipa (Michi) of Sudbury. Cherished grandmother of Hailey, Rodney (Sheena), Teara, Gerry, Dylan and Quéline. Great-grandmother of Jordan. Dear sister of Rita Godin (Douglas) both predeceased, Diane Dempsey (Edgar) of Sudbury, Kim Brousseau of Ottawa and Richard Brousseau of Sudbury. Loving partner of Gil Pharand of Wahnapitae, daughters Lisa-Marie Pharand of Burlington and Sherri-Lynn Pitre (Guy) of Sudbury. Lovingly remembered by very special Memere Pharand and the Pharand family. Daughter of Oswald and Delores Brousseau (both predeceased). Godmother of Billy Allard of Barrie. Aunt and great-aunt to many nieces and nephews. Noëlla enjoyed being at home, reading, doing puzzles, crosswords and watching her game shows. Noëlla and Gil spent many happy years together; poker runs on the Harley and organizing and attending functions at the School House. They purchased a trailer and lot on Lake Nipissing where family gatherings were enjoyed. She adored her grandchildren, storytime was a favorite enjoyed by them all, and each had their own special things shared with Nanny. She was so proud of her great-grandson Jordan; working in the yard with her and Gil (Papa), walking or riding his bike to the park with Nanny and skipping stones in the river. Always thinking of her children before herself and always there for them. She was a quiet, kind and caring person. All that loved her, held a special place in her heart. Always remembered, never forgotten. Love you Mom/Nanny/Noel. Special thank you to Dr. Bakker, Marian Pharand and the staff at Bayshore. As per Noëlla’s request, there will be no visitation or funeral service. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, Sudbury.

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TURNBULL: Mark Allan of Cambridge, Ontario

Posted by on September 9, 2014

TURNBULL, Mark Allen

The family is saddened to announce the sudden passing of Mark on Sunday, September 7, 2014, at the age of 50 years. Beloved husband of Kathy. Loving father of Megan and Taylor . Predeceased by his parents Marilyn and Tony Turnbull. Son in law of Bob and Linda Forsythe. Brother of Brad Beaudoin (Cathy), Brenda Beaudoin (Ed Landon), Terilyn Beaudoin, and Cam Turnbull. Brother in law of Bob Forsythe (Angela) and Brad Forsythe. Uncle of Crystal Beaudoin (Brendt), Mark Landon (Stephanie), Shaun Landon, Brendan Turnbull, Curtis Forsythe, and Emily Forsythe. Mark will also be missed by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Friends may call at the FOREST CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 9 James Street South, Forest, on Tuesday, September 16, 2014, from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm. A Funeral Service will follow in the chapel at 2:00 pm. A reception will follow at the Royal Canadian Legion Br. # 176. For those who wish, in memoriam donations to the Turnbull children trust fund would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be left at www.denningfuneralhome.com

 

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TRICKEY, Henry Alfred of Burlington, fomerly of Montreal, Kitchener and Grand Bend, age 99

Posted by on September 9, 2014

TRICKEY:  Henry Alfred Trickey passed away peacefully at Billings Court Manor in Burlington on Thursday, September 4, 2014 at the grand age of 99, formerly of Montreal, Kitchener and Grand Bend. Beloved husband of the late Mildred Patricia Slater (1994) and the late Dorothy Ruth Wragg (2011), loved father of Michael and James Trickey and loved step-father of Pamela Nicholson. Grandfather of Ron Trickey, Christine Wanner, Devin Trickey, Colin Trickey, Amanda King and Aaron Trickey.  Great-grandfather of Cora and Noah King. Brother of Albert, Clarence, John, Leonard, Doreen Beck, Bernice Colman, Ellen Fletcher, Lillian Hutton and Isabella Harmer. Son of William Trickey and Florence Figg.  We will forever be grateful for his love and support and our sincere thanks to the staff at Billings Court Manor for their compassionate care. Cremation has taken place and a Service of Remembrance will be held at St. James Anglican Church, 137 Melville St., Dundas, Ontario, on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 11 a.m. The Rev. Jean Archbell officiating.  Interment will be at Grand Bend Cemetery.  Arrangements entrusted to T.  Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood.  If desired, memorial donations (payable by cheque) to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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PEARSON: John Richard of St. George, Ontario

Posted by on September 5, 2014

memcardTragically, while doing what he loved in his Beautiful Red Aerobatic Skybold Bi-plane at the Brantford Airport. John Richard Pearson of St. George at the age of 65. John is survived by his loving wife Anne and by his son Tyler. John is also survived by his sister Mary (Larry) MacDonald of Strathroy, brother Tom Pearson of Comox B.C. and brothers-in-law Bill Pollock of Sarnia and Jim (Joanne) Pollock of Strathroy. John will be fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews; Tim, Christie, Andrea, Kate, Brian and Sarah and their families. John is predeceased by his parents Leonard and Anne Pearson and father and mother-in-law Donald and Peg Pollock. John enjoyed a distinguished aviation career as a pilot with the opportunity to fly former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, Governor’s General and her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Visitation for John will be held on Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at Denning Bros. Funeral Home in Strathroy (32 Metcalfe Street West) from 2-5 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, September 8th, at 11am with visitation one hour prior (10-11 am) at All Saint’s Catholic Parish 124 Front St. East. Father John Pirt and Father Frank O’Connor. Interment to follow at All Saints Catholic Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum or charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Donations and condolences may be left online at www.denningfuneralhome.com  .

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SUBJECT, Bruce Jr. of Monkton

Posted by on September 3, 2014

Subject, Bruce JrBruce Subject Jr. – of Monkton passed away unexpectedly on Monday September 1, 2014 at the age of 24. He will be remembered for his smile that would light up the room. Bruce enjoyed watching tractor pulls and loved music.

Beloved son of Sandra (Johnston) Subject and the late Bruce Subject who predeceased him on June 2, 2014. Loving brother of Fred and Lisa Subject, Tammy Subject and James Taylor, Jackee and Peter Dunnink. Special uncle of Dairian, Keirsten, Christian, Benjamen, Cadence, Lauren, Felicity, Leland, Weston and Hudson. Cherished grandson of Irene Johnston. Fondly remembered by many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Predeceased by his sister Charlotte in infancy, grandparents Gordon Johnston and Christian and Emma Subject.

A memorial service to celebrate Bruce’s life will be held at Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Thursday September 4, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Jan MacInnes officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Milverton.

As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to London Health Sciences Foundation or Ronald McDonald House appreciated by the family. www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca

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GOLEM; Wilfred Daniel of Hanover formerly of Sullivan Township

Posted by on September 1, 2014

GOLEMwebWilfred Daniel Golem, of Hanover, formerly of Sullivan Township, passed away at The Village Senior’s Community, Hanover on Sunday, August 31, 2014 in his 90th year.

Survived by loving wife of 60 years Marion (nee Lorenz) of Hanover. Cherished father of Dennis (Tammy), Don (Lisa), grandchildren Scott (Monika), Chris, Jeremy and Travis (Jill), great grandchildren of Adele and Kai, brother in law Clarence (Marlene) Lorenz and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Chesley on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 from 1 pm until time of a Funeral Service at 2 pm.

Memorial donations to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Chesley or the Parkinson Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Arrangements entrusted to Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover.  Register book available at www.mightonfuneralhome.ca

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BRADLEY, Francise of Markstay, ON

Posted by on August 31, 2014

BRADLEY, FranciseIt is with deep sadness that the family announces her sudden death at home in Markstay on Friday, August 15th, 2014 at the age of 69 years. Beloved daughter of Zoé (née Dion) Honsberger (Hugh) of Vineland and of the late Clifford Paradis. Predeceased by her husband Stanley Bradley. Loving mother of Gordon Bradley (Margaret) and Ken Bradley (Cindy) both of Kitchener, Greg Bradley and Rodney Bradley both of Markstay and Gary Bradley (Sharol) of Lansdowne. Dear sister of Jerome Dion (Norma) of Hanmer. Predeceased by her brother Alden Paradis (Jocelyne) of St. Catharines. Sadly missed by 15 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Lovingly remembered by a dear family friend André Lefrançois of Markstay as well as by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She will also be missed by her canine companion Lucky. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd., SUDBURY on Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 from 2-5 and 7-9:30 p.m. A funeral service will be celebrated on Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of the Cooperative Funeral Home, Sudbury. Donations (by cheque only) to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

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Mc Bean: Frances Emma of Sarnia

mcbeanwebPassed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at Marshall Gowland Manor on Saturday, August 23, 2014  FRANCES EMMA (Quinn) Mc Bean, age 76 of Sarnia. Beloved wife of Garry Mc Bean. Dear mother of Gary Mc Bean ( Holly) of Camlachie, James Mc Bean of Guelph, Debora Mc Bean (Marlene) of Sarnia and Tammy Crook (Greg) of Sarnia. Cherished grandmother of Tyler (Jillian), Curtis (Sherri), Cassidy, Jazlyn and Narissa and great grandchildren.  Survived by her sister Katy (Clair) Penfound of Petrolia and Pat Hilbert of Sarnia and brother in – law Ted Archer Port Franks and sisters  in – law Delores Quinn, Rose Hayes  and Marion and   her many  nieces and  nephews. Predeceased by her parents Edward and Marjorie Quinn and brothers Gerald, Donald, Maurice, James and sisters Jean Irvine (Bob) , Dorothy (Oscar ) Berdan, Mary Archer and brother in – law Jack Hilbert. Resting at the D.J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE where services will be on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Lakeview Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. and on Wednesday one hour prior to service time. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Alzheimer’s Society, Lambton Elderly OutReach or Marshall Gowland Manor.

 

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Free: Brian Joseph “OOPSY” Free of Sarnia

At home on Friday, August, 22, 2014    BRIAN JOSEPH FREE (OOPSY), age 54 of Sarnia passed away. Much loved husband of Sharon Caron and dear father of Mike Caron (Jami), Crystal Caron and Anthony Free.  Will be missed by his brother Robert Free (Joanne), Allan Free (Leslie), Kathy Free, Jim Free (Judy). Cherished Papa of 9 grandchildren. Predeceased by his parents Doug and Ruth Free and his brother William Henry Free. The family will receive family and friends at the D.J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION CENTRE on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. with cremation to follow. Memorial donations in Brian’s name can be made to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society.

 

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LOURENCO: Maria of Flamborough, Hamilton

Posted by on August 20, 2014

Maria Lourenco Newspaper Photo ReplacementSurrounded by her loved ones Maria Lourenco passed away on Wednesday, August 20, 2014, in her 57th year. Beloved wife of John Lourenco for 36 years. Loving mother of Melanie, Amanda and Jamie. Loving mother-in-law to Luke. Visitation will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Friday from 6-9 p.m.  Cremation.  Memorial Mass will be held at ST. THOMAS THE APOSTLE CATHOLIC PARISH, 715 Centre Rd., Waterdown on Monday, August 25 at 10 a.m.  Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.  A special thanks to Father Isabelle, Susan Elliot, Father Lobsinger, the staff at Jurarvinski Hospital and all of our friends and family.  Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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GAGNON, Joyce

Posted by on August 19, 2014

GAGNON, JoyceIt is with great sorrow that we announce Joyce’s passing in Sudbury on Thursday, July 31st, 2014 at the age of 83 years. Daughter of the late Leslie and Gladys (née Thurber) Guy. She was a dedicated, loving wife and mother and will forever be missed by her husband Roger and six children: Daniel (Brenda), Suzanne Dubien (Ginot), Marc-Roch, Pierre (Susan), Catherine, Caroline Bean (David), also by eight grandchildren and one great-grandson. Also in mourning are Joyce’s brothers Hubert (Marie), Sidney (Mary), Jeoffrey and two sisters, Mildred Gardiner (Harry), and Doreen. Joyce will be missed by her surviving in-laws: Fr. Roch, Simon (Priscille), Jean-Pierre (Pat), Rémi (Suzanne), Colette Léveillée, Lucille Forrest, and Huguette Bedwell (Lance). She was born in Inverness QC; in her teens she moved with her family to Kitchener ON. She graduated as RN at the KW Hospital in 1953. She practiced her nursing in Southern ON; then came to Copper Cliff Hospital and married Roger in 1956. Joyce worked at Sudbury General Hospital for most of her career as a dedicated nurse, specializing in psychiatric care. She will be remembered by many for making a difference in lives of those suffering from mental illness. Joyce enjoyed many outdoor activities with Roger: skiing, golfing, walking, as well as spending time at the cottage with the family. Family and friends were very important to Joyce, and she ensured she attended all extended family gatherings and special events. Heartfelt thanks to the dedicated and caring staff at Pioneer Manor. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd on Sunday, August 3rd, 2014 from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will celebrated on Monday at 10:30 a.m. at Paroisse L’Annonciation, Sudbury. As expressions of sympathy, donations (by cheque only) to the Hearth and Stroke Foundation or to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated.

 

 

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HOLDEN, Shirley Ann (Joseph) of Turnbull’s Grove N, RR 1, Dashwood, age 79

Posted by on August 18, 2014

HOLDEN: Peacefully, at Sarkua House, Woodstock, surrounded by the love of her family, on Monday, August 11, 2014, Shirley Ann (Joseph) Holden of Turnbull’s Grove N, RR 1, Dashwood, age 79.  Beloved wife of the late Melvin Thomas Holden (1986).  Loved mother and mother-in-law of Steve Holden of Calgary, Bruce and Eileen Holden of RR 1, Dashwood, John and Nancy Holden of Milverton, Keith and Theresa Holden of Kitchener, Cheryl Holden and Bill Huberts of RR 1, Moorefield, Jim Holden of Kitchener, Scott and Debbie Holden of Waterloo, the late Mike Holden (1979) and his friend Ann Rose.  She will be remembered by her 20 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and their families.  Dear sister and sister-in-law of Ron and Bernice Joseph of London, Carolyn and Ron Quinlan of Waterloo, Brian and Rose Joseph of Baden, Dean and Ann Holden of RR 1, Dashwood.  Shirley will be missed by her many nieces, nephews and their families.  Predeceased by her parents Walter and Florence (Lackenbauer) Joseph.  Cremation has taken place.  Visitation at the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood on Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.  A Memorial Funeral Mass will be held at Immaculate Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church, Grand Bend on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 1 p.m.  Rev. Fr. Len Desjardins Celebrant.  Interment Saint Clement’s Roman Catholic Cemetery, St. Clements at a later date.    If desired, memorial donations (payable by cheque) to the V.O.N. Sakura House, Woodstock or a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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HIUSSER, Allan of Gorrie

Posted by on August 17, 2014

Hiusser, AllanAllan Hiusser – of Gorrie passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday August 17, 2014 at the age of 61. Allan will be remembered as a singer/songwriter of country music and his playing and singing will be greatly missed by his family.

Beloved partner and best friend of Helene Lannin. Loving father of Phillip and Andrea Hiusser, Jamie and Ashley Hiusser, Amy and Brian Weppler and step-father of Tracy and Brady Werth, and Tammy McDonald. Step grandfather of Brooklyn, Keenan, Sarah and Erich. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Patricia Wick, Debbie Hiusser, Mona and Waldemar Betker, Ila and John Scherer, Mary Hiusser, Bonnie and Mack Hutchison. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and Elaine Hiusser.

Predeceased by his parents Ervin and Annie (Feltz) Hiusser, his brothers Ivan, Gerald and Barry, brother-in-law Larry Wick and sister-in-law Helen Subject.

Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Tuesday August 19 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service to celebrate Allan’s life will be held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 505 Wallace Ave N., Listowel on Wednesday August 20, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Ralph Dwarika officiating. Interment in Fairview Cemetery, Listowel.

As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the Salvation Army or  Ontario SPCA Huron County Branchappreciated by the family. www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca

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PEEBLES, Stuart of Mitchell, formerly of Atwood

Posted by on August 16, 2014

Peebles, StuartStuart Peebles – formerly of Atwood, passed away peacefully at Stratford General Hospital on August 16, 2014 at the age of 93. Stuart resided at Ritz Lutheran Villa, Mitchell with his beloved wife Jean whom he married in 1958. He was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church, Monkton, a life member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge No. 332 and a former member of the Atwood Men’s Chorus. Stuart was an avid gardener specializing in growing roses, did many free-hand drawings and paintings of nature scenes and loved doing crossword and word search puzzles. He served in the Reserves during World War II.

Survived by his wife Jean (Yeoman) Peebles. Loving father of Doug Peebles, Mary and Stephen Reed, Moira and Trevor Barnes, Muriel Vandepol and Paul Coupé, Les and Lori Peebles. Special grandpa of Brian Peebles and Stacey Fletcher, Russ Peebles, Jen Peebles and Ken Buck, Natasha Reed and Nick Tuskan, Nigel Reed, Alycia Reed, Danica Barnes and Aaron Ogunsanya, Nathan Barnes, Nicole Vandepol and Kevin Andrew, Brett Vandepol, Megan Peebles and great-grandpa of Damian, Evelyn, Dominic and Mackenzie. Fondly remembered by Virginia Peebles, brother-in-law Stephen Yeoman, sister-in-law Margaret Nicholl and by several nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents George and Effie (Stewart) Peebles, sister-in-law Maise Yeoman and brother-in-law Harold Nicholl.

Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Monday August 18 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Visitation will continue at Ritz Lutheran Villa, Mitchell on Tuesday August 19, 2014 from 10 a.m. until time of the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Sarah Thompson officiating. Interment in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood.

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LIVINGSTONE: Frances A. “Fran” of St. Thomas, Ontario, formerly of Hamilton, Ontario

Posted by on August 15, 2014

frances livingstone 001LIVINGSTONE, Frances A. “Fran”, of St. Thomas, formerly of Hamilton, passed away peacefully at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Thursday, August 14, 2014, in her 68th year. Loved sister of Robert B. Livingstone Q.C. (Lynne), Mary Kay Livingstone, all of London, and Richard G. Livingstone (Susan) of Kitchener. Dear aunt of Jason Livingstone (Stephanie), Jeffrey Livingstone (Michelle), Ryan Livingstone, Michael Livingstone, and John Livingstone. Proud great aunt of Ashlee, Wyatt, Clara and Ariella. Dear niece of Kathleen Wyman, Marion and Ernie Hardy, Donna McKeown, and Maureen McKeown. Also fondly remembered by several cousins. Frances dearly loved her cats, Parker, Patience and Patches, her constant companions. Born in St. Thomas, September 26, 1946, she was the daughter of the late Dr. J. A. “Frank” and Jean (nee McKeown) Livingstone. Frances embarked on her teaching career in 1969 with the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board, where for over 35 years she inspired students and teachers alike. Even in retirement, she continued teaching part-time, and proctored exams at her alma mater, UWO. She was a member of the Retired Teachers of Ontario. Frances was the proud recipient of the Queen’s Medal on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Accession of her Majesty the Queen, and the Commemorative Medal for the 125th anniversary of the Confederation of Canada in recognition of significant contribution to compatriots, community and to Canada. She loved to travel and quilt, and donated many handcrafted items to her favourite charities. Relatives and friends will be received by the family on Sunday afternoon, August 17th from 2:00-5:00 p.m. at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) where the funeral service will be held on Monday, August 18th at 11:00 a.m. Following cremation, private interment in Elmdale Memorial Park. Memorial donations to Animal Aide gratefully acknowledged.

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PRIES, Selma of Hanover, formerly of Neustadt

Posted by on August 10, 2014

Selma Pries Obit 3 - CopySelma Catherine Pries of Hanover, formerly of Neustadt, passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Hanover & District Hospital on Sunday, August 10, 2014 in her 92nd year.

Beloved wife of the late Harvey Pries. Loving mother of Lorraine Pries of Hanover, Eunice (Jean) Lemay of Collingwood, Darlene (Grant) Rhody of Chesley, Marilyn Paterson of Hanover, Sandra (Scott) Cameron of Kitchener, Paul (Barb) Pries of Durham and Diane (Graeme) Johnston of Stratford. Selma will be sadly missed by her grandchildren, Rachelle (Mike), Lindsay (Bryan), Nathan (Christina), Jennifer (Corey), Drew (Amy), Katie (Matt), Heidi, Benjamin (Jennifer), Jeffrey, Holly and Cole as well as her great grandchildren Luke, Brooklyn, Landon, Isla, Jackson, Cooper and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son-in-law Ted Paterson, brother Clayton Hill and her parents, Ezra and Katherine (Lantz) Hill.

Visitation will be held at Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley, on Tuesday, August 12 from 4 – 8 p.m. where a funeral service celebrating Selma’s life will be held on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 11 a.m. Interment in St. James Lutheran Cemetery, Lauderbach.

Memorial donations to Canadian Diabetes Association or Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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GRAY: John James of Peterborough, formerly of Kingston, Walkerton and South Huron

Posted by on August 8, 2014

GRAY, John James – Left us too soon, at the Ottawa Civic Hospital, on Sunday, August 3, 2014, following a brief illness in his 63rd year. Cherished son of Dorothy Gray of Ottawa and the late Ed Gray (2009). Beloved husband of Wendy Love. Proud father of Holly Gray of Ottawa and Christopher Gray of Peterborough. Dear brother of Stephen, William and Bonnie (Chris) all of Ottawa. Much loved by his many nieces and nephews. John will always be remembered for his devotion to family and friends, passion for cooking and “gift of the gab”. John’s career focused on serving others through his leadership in Community Living Associations in Kingston, Walkerton and South Huron. In 2001 he transitioned to long-term care, as the Administrator of Lakefield Extendicare. John will be remembered for his efforts towards the opening of the Morton Community Health Care Clinic, Lakefield. Since retiring in 2011, John enjoyed travel, volunteering, hunting, and dedicating his time to family. Friends will be received at the ASHBURNHAM FUNERAL HOME, 840 Armour Road, Peterborough, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Friday. A funeral service will be held at MARK STREET UNITED CHURCH, 90 Hunter Street East, Peterborough, on Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. followed by cremation.   If desired, condolences to the family, directions to the service or donations in lieu of flowers to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Alzheimer’s Society may be made at www.AshburnhamFuneral.ca or by calling 705-740-0444.

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HOLMES, Hilda formerly of Listowel

Posted by on August 4, 2014

Holmes, HildaHilda Holmes – formerly of Listowel, passed away peacefully at Brucelea Haven, Walkerton on Sunday August 3, 2014 at the age of 97. Hilda was a member of Christ Anglican Church, Listowel. She was a member of the Dorcas Group of Christ Anglican Church until they disbanded in 2005 and a former member of North Star Circle. Hilda was an avid gardener, card player and euchre champion. She received many first place ribbons at local fairs for her quilts. Hilda enjoyed all the time spent with her family.

Beloved wife of the late Cecil Holmes who predeceased her in 1986. Loving mother of Marjorie Palmer of Richmond Hill and Reta Cunningham of Walkerton. Special grandma of Gary and Laura Young, Sherry and Jeff Long, Susan and David Lahonen, Tambra Breckell and Tracy Hayward; great grandma of Holly Young, Davalena and Logan Lahonen, Cole, Liam and MacKenzie Breckell, Mitchell Hayward (Emily), Justin and Hannah Hayward and great-great grandma of Kingston Hayward. Dear sister of Florence Ronnenberg of Wiarton. Fondly remembered by Ron Young, Jim Logue, Steve Hayward and many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents John and Roxy (Rowland) Quipp, her daughter Fairlene Logue, son-in-law Harold Cunningham, sisters Olive and husband Austin Rennie, Eunice and husband Fenton Wakeford, brothers Orval, Albert and Frank Quipp and brother-in-law Clarence (Bud) Ronnenberg.

Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Wednesday August 6 from 12:30 to 2:15 p.m. followed by the funeral service to celebrate Hilda’s life at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Laura Lightfoot officiating. Interment in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Christ Anglican Church Listowel Building Fund appreciated by the family. www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca

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McCallum, James Ian of Dunwich Township

Posted by on August 2, 2014

Suddenly at F.C.H.S. Newbury on Friday August 1, 2014. James Ian McCallum Of R.R. 1 Dutton in his 85th year. Beloved husband of Dorothy [Paton] McCallum. Loving father of Robert and Maureen McCallum of Kitchener, Stuart and Heather McCallum of Dutton, Arlene McCallum of London, Fraser and Debbie McCallum of Iona Station. Loving grandfather of Michael, Caitlin, Garren, Riley McCallum, Alicia Gabourie. Predeceased by his parents Duncan and Maribel [Leitch] McCallum. James Ian was a member of IOOF for 61 years. Friends will be received at the Arn Funeral Home 193 Shackleton St. Dutton 519-762-2416. Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday August 6, 2014 at 11 a.m. Interment in Cowal-McBride Cemetery. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or charity of your choice would be appreciated. Glencoe Lodge # 133 IOOF will hold a memorial service on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Email condolences arnfuneralhome@bellnet.ca

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Cribbin: Constance Adelia of Sarnia

cribbinwebAt Bluewater Health, Sarnia on Thursday, July 31, 2014, CONSTANCE  ADELIA (nee Knudsen) CRIBBIN , age 86 of Sarnia  passed away with her family by her side. She was the loving wife of the late Joseph Cribbin (1990). Cherished mother of Terry Cribbin , Barbara Condie (Clifford), Nancy Robertson (Gene) of Sarnia and James Cribbin of Edmonton and John Cribbin and his wife the late  Dale Cribbin  of Mount Forest. Dear grandmother of Elizabeth Perfrement (Rod) of Wyoming, Ontario, Cheryl Hicks ( Kevin) , Carol Condie  of Sarnia, Emily Condie and her husband the late Michael Condie, Jim Cribbin, John Cribbin, Jason Cribbin, Jeff Cribbin and Patrick Hillis and step grandchildren Wanda Baxter, Wayne Robertson (Connie), Dennis Robertson (Karen), Paul Robertson (Laurie), Dave Robertson and  many great – grandchildren. Will be missed by her brother Jack Knudsen and his wife Tiny and sister in-law Dorothy Knudsen and the late Stu Knudesn. Predeceased by her parents Leland and Adelia Knudsen and her brothers Ken Knudsen and sister Barb Rochon.  Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held at the D.J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION CENTRE on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Interment of ashes will follow at Lakeview Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through Sarnia and District Humane Society or the Ontario Lung Association.

 

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