SMITH: Allan E. of Zurich

Posted by on July 14, 2016

Smith, Allan-W300At LHSC-University Hospital, London on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 of Zurich in his 87th year.  Beloved husband of Mary Ruth (Meikle) Smith for 57 years.  Dear father of Carol and Bill Deichert of Zurich, John and Brenda Smith of Zurich, and Lynda and Joel Turner of Dashwood. Dear grandfather of Lacey and Bill Loghrin, Mindy Deichert, Ethan Deichert; Brittany and Alex Goes, Thomas Smith; Jim Turner, Mykayla Turner, Melody Turner; and great-grandfather of Hannah and Sarah Loghrin.   Dear brother and brother-in-law of Alex and Audrey Meikle of Lucknow, and Carlyle and Penny Meikle of Seaforth.  Also missed by several nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his sister Della Gingerich, brothers-in-law Clare Melick, and Amos Gingerich, and sister-in-law Norma Meikle.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 49 Goshen Street North, Zurich on Friday evening 6-9 PM.  The funeral service will be held at the Zurich Mennonite Church, 37818 Zurich-Hensall Road, Zurich on Saturday, July 23rd at 11 AM with Pastor Ryan Jantzi officiating.  Interment Bluewater-Bronson Line Cemetery, Zurich, just down the road from where Allan spent his entire life.

Donations to the Zurich Mennonite Church, or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.  Condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com.

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STOSKOPF: Dr. Neal C. of Forest, Ontario

Posted by on July 13, 2016

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Died at St. Joseph’s Hospice in Sarnia, on Tuesday, July 12, 2016, following a long illness.  Survived by his wife Nora, and his daughter Joanne (Neil MacOdrum) and son Michael and grandson Carter.   Graduate and longtime professor of the Ontario Agricultural College.  Honorary President of several graduating years’ classes.  Alumnus of Honor.  Elder at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church in Guelph.  Dr. Stoskopf did much of his work overseas and in particular with the government of China.  A Memorial Service will take place at St. James Presbyterian Church on Monday afternoon, July 18, 2016, at 2:30 pm.  Reception to follow at St. James Presbyterian Church.  For those who wish, in memoriam donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice of Sarnia or to St. James Presbyterian Church would be appreciated by the family.  Online condolences may be left at www.denning.ca  Funeral arrangements entrusted to DENNING’S OF FOREST.

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KETTLE: William (Bill) Henry of Forest, Ontario

Posted by on July 13, 2016

IMGIt is with immense sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of William (Bill) Henry Kettle, age 69, of Forest, on Tuesday, July 12, 2016.  Loving partner and best friend of Katherine Caraher, cherished father of Chris Kettle and Jennifer Kettle, and stepfather of Jessica Simms.  Brother of Mary Kay Ryan and Linda Saunders.  Predeceased by his brother Robert.  Grandfather of Sean, Amanda and Mia.  Survived by several nieces and nephews.  Never forgotten by his fur baby Pookie who was by his side until the end.  Bill was well known in Forest as owner of  William Kettle antiques for more than 30 years, he was highly respected and will be greatly missed by the antiques community in southwestern Ontario.  Cremation has taken place.  Visitation will take place at DENNING’S OF FOREST, 9 James Street South, Forest, on Monday, July 18, 2016 from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm.  Bill was a great animal lover and would appreciate any donations to be made to the Sarnia District Humane Society.  Online condolences may be made to www.denning.ca

 

 

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FALLOWFIELD: Brad of Watford and formerly of Belmont and Woodstock, Ontario

Posted by on July 13, 2016

brad picAt home, on Tuesday, July 12th, 2016. Brad Fallowfield of Watford and formerly of Belmont and Woodstock at the age of 65. Predeceased by his parents Don and Marie and survived by his step mother Doris Fallowfield of Woodstock.

Brad will be dearly missed by his daughter Tracy (Paul) Shanahan and their children, Chloe and Camryn and his extended family; Stephanie (Darryl) Boyes and their son Thomas and Justin (Stacey) Howlett and their daughter Rylee.

Survived by siblings Terry Fallowfield, Jackie Dukes, Sandra Crozier, Roger Brewer, Debbie Brewer and Carl Brewer.

Brad has left a rich legacy and many memories for the ones who loved him. He was a longtime volunteer fireman in Belmont, a hang glider, a grape grower outside of St. Thomas and a man who loved to help his friends and family build and fix anything.

Visitation will be held at DENNING’S OF WATFORD, 232 Warwick St. on Friday, July 15th, 2016 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm where a service will be held on Saturday at 2 pm. Watford Legion, Branch 172 will conduct a memorial service as part of Brad’s celebration on Saturday at 2 pm.

As a final act of remembrance for Brad, do him a favour, take your grandchildren out for dinner or do something kind for the people you love.

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DOBSON: Charles Russell of Thamesville

Posted by on July 13, 2016

Passed away peacefully at his residence in Thamesville on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 in his 75th year.  Loving father of Bill Dobson (Carol VanBreda), Matthew Dobson and Patti Stezenko.  Remembered by grandchildren Makenna, Helena and Tyson.  Survived by his brother Fred.  Predeceased by his sister Laurna.  Will be missed by extended family members.  Relatives and friends will be received at DENNING’S OF RODNEY, 212 Furnival Road, Rodney (519-785-0810) on Friday, July 15, 2016 from 11 a.m. until the time of Funeral Service at 1 p.m.  Interment McLean Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Russell may be made, payable by cheque, to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society.  Share a memory at denning.ca

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KELSH: Ronald Lyle (Ron) of Huron Park, formerly of Cordova Mines

Posted by on July 13, 2016

Kelsh Picture-W300At South Huron Hospital, Exeter on Monday, July 11, 2016, of Huron Park and formerly of Cordova Mines. Born July 8, 1939 in Cordova Mines. Predeceased by his parents Royce & Marguerite (Robertson) Kelsh. Predeceased by his brothers, Glen Kelsh and Elgin Kelsh, and sister June Hartin. Survived by brother Donald Kelsh (Suzanne) and sister Carol Moore (Bob). Beloved companion of Barb (Farr) Peckham.  Dear father of Christine Emburg (Martin), Royce Kelsh (Pam), Kyle Thomson (Lisa) and Krystal Thomson. Grandfather to Mathew Smith, Kathleen Smith, Sarah Smith, Alex McKnight, Margaret McKnight, Ainsley Kelsh, Lauren Thomson and Sierra Thomson. Ron enjoyed a simple hardworking life and loved history, especially family history. He could rattle off dates and details with ease. He was kind-hearted and friends with everyone. Ron will be dearly missed by his extended family and friends.

Cremation has taken place.  Private family arrangements.

Haskett Funeral Home, Exeter (519-235-1220) entrusted with arrangements.  For more information, please see www.haskettfh.com.

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KING: Mary Catherine of London

Posted by on July 13, 2016

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Peacefully with family by her side at University Hospital on Monday, July 11, 2016 Mary Catherine King passed away in her 95th year. Beloved wife of the late Gordon Patrick King (1974). Dear mother of Bernice Hammond and Diane King. Also loved by 7 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and 2 great great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Loretta Sparrow. Predeceased by her daughter Barbara Lacey and her parents Joseph and Helen Deveaux and by her sisters Lucy Martindale, Elsie Dawson and Bernice McRoberts and her brothers Ernest, John and Ivan Deveaux. Also predeceased by her brother-in-law Joseph Sparrow and her son-in-law George Hammond. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the VON Personal Support Workers for their care as well as the University Hospital Acute Care T2 Nurses and Doctors. Friends will be received by the family on Thursday, July 14, 2016 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. George Catholic Church, 1164 Commissioners Road West, London on Friday, July 15, 2016 at 10 am. Followed by entombment in Holy Family Mausoleum – St. Peter’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society 123 St. George Street, London, ON N6A 3A1 or the London Health Sciences Foundation 747 Base Line Road East, London, ON N6C 2R6. Online condolences, photographs and memories shared at www.amgfh.com

 

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FERGUSON, Aileen of London

Posted by on July 13, 2016

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Peacefully with family by her side at Strathmere Lodge, on Sunday. July 10, 2016 Aileen Ferguson passed away in her 94th year. Beloved wife of the late Gordon McLeish Ferguson. Dear mother of Margaret (Marg) Walker and her husband Dick and Lorraine Clark and her husband Don. Cherished grandmother of Steven Walker and his wife Lisa, Michael Walker, Katy Clark and fiancé Brandon Stafford and Jenny Clark. Loved by her great-granchildren Taylor Cosby and Mackenzie and Nathan Walker. Predeceased by her sister Marie Lewis and her brother Marwood Fletcher. Also missed by many nieces and nephews. The family would like to extend their deepest appreciation to the staff at Strathmere Lodge for their kindness and compassion. Friends will be received by the family from 2-4 and 7-9 pm on Monday, July 18, 2016, at A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London where the funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 with Reverend Andrew Fullerton officiating. Interment in Ivan Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to the Heart and Stoke Foundation, 180-633 Colborne Street, London ON N6B 2V3 or Strathmere Lodge, 599 Albert Street, Strathroy ON N7G 3J3. Online condolences, photography and memories shared at www.amgfh.com

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HOUBEN: Elizabeth Diane (Campbell) of Kerwood

Posted by on July 12, 2016

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At home, surrounded by her loving family on Monday, July 11, 2016, Elizabeth “Beth” Houben nee Campbell in her 53rd year.  Beth is survived by her loving husband Bernie and she will also be greatly missed by their daughters Nicole Houben (David Goodman) and Miranda (Ricardo) Pato.  Beth is pre-deceased by her parents Robert and Jean Campbell.  She will be remembered by her siblings Dean (Frankie) Campbell, Lynn (Bob) Galajda, Brian (Janet) Campbell & Brenda (Gary) Kettlewell and also by several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held at DENNING’S OF STRATHROY on Thursday, July 14, 2016 from
2-4 & 7-9 pm where the funeral service will be held on Friday, July 15 at 11:00am.  Memorial donations may be made to Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation or Braz for the Cause.

Posted at canadaobits.ca with memories shared at denning.ca

 

 

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vanBurgsteden: Rita formerly of Dutton & Appin

Posted by on July 12, 2016

van Burgsteden RitaPeacefully with family by her side at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Sunday, July 10, 2016 Maria Geertruida “Rita” van Burgsteden formerly of Dutton and R.R. 4 Appin passed away in her 92nd year. Rita was born in Utrecht, The Netherlands. Beloved wife of the late Henk van Burgsteden (2014). Dear mother of Maria, Wim, Anneke (Steve Lee), Christa, Melinda, Susie and Peter (1965). Loved by her grandchildren; Julia, Steven, Daniel, Laura (Jay Ellis), Sarah, Jerry, Angela, Randi and Tyler and great-grandchildren; Aiden, Audrey, Emily, Cassandra and William. Also survived by her siblings in the Netherlands, Gerda, Truus and Ank and their families. Predeceased by Jan and Piet and her parents Jacobus and Johanna Poelwijk. Relatives and friends will be received at the Van Heck Funeral Home, 172 Symes Street, Glencoe on Wednesday, July 13 from 6-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 128 Main Street, West Lorne on Thursday, July 14 at 11 a.m.   Interment to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. www.vanheckfuneralhome.ca

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DYKSTRA: Clara of Strathroy

Posted by on July 11, 2016

CapturePeacefully at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Monday, July 11, 2016. Clara Dykstra of Strathroy at the age of 76. Clara is survived by her loving husband Simon and by her children Barry (Dodi) Dykstra of Strathroy, Karen (Dennis) Killoran of Tillsonburg and Calvin (Jeanette) Dykstra of Strathroy. Clara will be lovingly remembered by her grand-children Jessica Dykstra and her children Hope and Faith; Kerri-Lyn Dykstra (Ryan) and their daughter Mya; Richard Dykstra (Laura); Gabrielle Dykstra: Benjamin Dykstra. Clara is survived by her sisters Teuny (Wieger, 2015), Ina (Sybren) Slagers and Mary (Dinand) De Vries. Visitation will be held at the East Christian Reformed Church (476 Metcalfe Street East) in Strathroy on Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Funeral Service will also take place at East Christian Reformed Church on Thursday, July 14th, at 2:00 pm. Pastor Derek Bouma officiating. Donations to the Strathroy Community Christian School would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Donations and condolences may be left online at www.denning.ca . Arrangements entrusted to DENNING’S OF STRATHROY.

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GINGERICH: Lennis of Zurich

Posted by on July 11, 2016

Gingerich, Lennis Picture-W300At Blue Water Rest Home, Zurich on Sunday, July 10, 2016, of Zurich in his 94th year.  Beloved husband of Marjorie (Meyers) Gingerich.  Dear father of Edward and Marlene Gingerich of St. Jacobs, Howard and Pauline Gingerich of Hawkesville, Janet and Arlan Baer of Dunster, B.C., and Willard and Charlene Gingerich of Listowel.  Also survived by 16 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.  Dear brother of Dorothy Bowman of Sarasota, Florida, and Helen Gingerich of Zurich; and brother-in-law of Arnold Meyer, Earl and Clara Meyers, and Mary and Roy Gascho all of Kitchener Waterloo.  Also missed by many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his son Stewart (1975), infant daughter Bernice, infant great-grandson Gabriel, sisters Elda (Elton) Bender, Gladys (Stanley) Sauder, Doreen (Earl) Oesch, and Della Mae (Kenneth) Gascho, brothers Earl (Malinda) Gingerich, Lorne (Bernice) Gingerich, Alvin (Irla) Gingerich, Neil (Gladys) Gingerich, Ray Gingerich, and brothers-in-law Keith Gingerich, and Leonard Bowman.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 49 Goshen Street North, Zurich on Wednesday 2-5 and 7-9 PM.  The funeral service will be held at the Lakeview Conservative Mennonite Church, 73394 Bronson Line, Zurich on Thursday, July 14th at 2 PM with the The Ministry of the Lakeview Mennonite Church officiating.  Interment Lakeview Conservative Mennonite Cemetery.

Donations to Bulgaria Mission, Cheques to be payable to CMGM (Conservative Mennonite Gospel Mission) would be appreciated by the family.

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MACPHEE: Donald “Don”, of Eagle, formerly of London

Posted by on July 11, 2016

Cover PhotoIt is with profound sadness the family of Don Macphee announce his passing on July 11, 2016 at the age of 63 after a brief illness.  Cherished husband of Louise (Healey) Macphee for 38 years.  Devoted dad to Donnie (Rosie) of Charlottetown, Mark (Danielle) of Kelowna and Steven (Alyssa) of London.  Proud grandpa to Kaylee, Carter and Taya.  Don worked for 40 years at General Motors/General Dynamics in London.  He loved his Steelers, Leafs, music, books and his truck, but most of all, he loved our boys, their loves, kids and dogs coming for a family fling at the “Eagle Estate”!  Waiting at the door is his loyal lab Manny and kitty, Kia.  Best brother to Helen (David) McAllister of Wasaga Beach, Janet (Albert) Van Wyk of London and Jacqueline (Hugh) McReynolds of Cochrane.  Brother in law to Bill (Gale) Healey of Oakville and Jerry Healey of Utah.  Fondly remembered by family in Glasgow, Scotland.  Special thanks to the palliative teams of C.C.A.C., V.O.N. and Four Counties Hospital.  Relatives and friends will be received at DENNING’S OF WEST LORNE, 202 Main Street, West Lorne (519-785-0810) on Friday, July 15, 2016 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 11 a.m.  Cremation to follow with private family interment at St. Peter’s Cemetery, London.  Donations in memory of Don may be made, payable by cheque to the Kiwanis Foundation of Canada Ltd.  Share a memory at denning.ca

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DIBBLEE, Hilda “Eileen” (nee Middleton)

Dibblee2DIBBLEE, Hilda “Eileen” – At Sumac Lodge, Sarnia, Eileen Dibblee died peacefully on Thursday, July 7, 2016 at the age of 93. Beloved wife of the late Donald . Loving mother of late Linda Astolfi & her husband Leo, Sarnia and Diane Bilger & her partner Doug Evans, Sarnia. Cherished grandmother of Andria McGregor & her husband Bill, Barrie, Dean Astolfi & his wife Shelly Sinclair, London and Lisa Bilger (Mark Jerome), Sarnia. Special great-grandmother of Kierra, Kaitlynn, Isabella, Evangelina and Lilianna. Also survived by her extended family Tara Huggins, Amy Churchman and her nieces Jean Bell and Janet Middleton and nephews Paul Amos, Stephen Middleton and Hazen Middleton. Predeceased by her parents, sisters Helen Amos and Bernice Middleton and brother Vernon Middleton. Eileen was a teacher at the New Hope School in Sarnia for many years. She was an avid member of the Strangeway Centre. Eileen was a very active person who loved walking, gardening and playing cards. Visitation will be held at the McKenzie & Blundy Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 431 N. Christina St., Sarnia, on Monday, July 11, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. A cemetery remembrance service will be held immediately follow visitation on Monday at 1:00 p.m. at Resurrection Cemetery, Sarnia. As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may send memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer society, 556 N. Christina St., Sarnia, N7T 5W6 or the Alzheimer’s Society of Sarnia Lambton, 420 East St., N., Suite 8, Sarnia, ON N7T 6Y5. Messages of condolence and memories may be left at www.mckenzieblundy.com

A tree will be planted in memory of Eileen Dibblee in the McKenzie & Blundy Memorial Forest. Dedication service Sunday, September 18th, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at the Wawanosh Wetlands Conservation Area.

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LEONARDO: Cilena Da Silva of Strathroy

Posted by on July 11, 2016

Pic-LeonardoPeacefully on Sunday, July 10, 2016 at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital, Cilena Da Silva Leonardo passed away at the age of 81.  Loving wife of the late Frank Leonardo (1998).  Beloved mother of Allen (Pam) Leonardo and the late Vernon Leonardo (1999).  Dear grandmother of Damien and Deneisha.  Survived by her sister Maria of Portugal, sister in law Fatima of California and brother in law Moses of California and many nieces and nephews.  Friends will be received at DENNING’S OF STRATHROY 519-245-1023 on Wednesday, July 13th from 6-9 pm.  Vigil Prayers will be prayed at 8:00 pm.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at All Saints Catholic Church, Strathroy, on Thursday July 14th at 11:00 am with Father John Pirt officiating.  Interment to follow in All Saints Cemetery.  As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.  Online condolences accepted at www.denning.ca

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SCHIKOLENKO: Tony of London

Posted by on July 11, 2016

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Passsed away peacefully, with his beloved wife,  Alla at his side, on Friday, July 8, 2016 at peopleCare Oakcrossing. Loving father of Andre Schikolenko and grandfather of 3 granddaughters. Dear brother of Larry (Lily) Schikolenko and their children Lonnie and Lianne. Sadly missed by his sisters-in-law Genia (David) Robertson and Ira (Thanos) Manousaki-Lialiatsi, his niece Ioanna and her family and his cousins Maya and Alex. Panychida will be on Monday, July 11, 2016 at the Russian Orthodox Church of Christ the Saviour, 140 Fairview Avenue, London, ON N6C 4T8 at 6pm. The funeral service will be conducted at the church on Tuesday, July 11, 2016 at12:00 pm with The Very Reverend Vladimir Morin officiating. Interment in Woodland Cemetery, London, to follow. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Russian Orthodox Church of Christ the Saviour. Arrangements entrusted to A. Millard George Funeral Home, 519-433-5184. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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APPELMAN: Tine Meta of London

Posted by on July 11, 2016

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Peacefully at Victoria Hospital, on Thursday, July 7, 2016 Tine Meta Appelman passed away in her 87th year.  Beloved wife of the late Martinus “Max” Appelman (2009). Dear mother of Archie Appelman (Hilda), Jane Bakker (Gerben), Jack Appelman, Julie Appelman and Agnes Cruickshank (George). Deeply missed by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A special thank you to her caregiver Cathy Cruickshank. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Tine’s Life will be held at a later date. A. Millard George Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements, 519-433-5184. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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SITLINGTON: Carolyn of London

Posted by on July 11, 2016

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Passed away peacefully, with family at her side, at University Hospital on Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at the age of 68.  Beloved wife of David Sitlington.  Loving mother of Sarah (Nathan) Watson. Cherished grandmother of Parker. Dear sister of  Joe (Beverly) Mayo, Evelyn (Wayne) Rogers and Marilyn (Wayne) Rabideau.  Predeceased by her parents Frank and Connie Mayo and her infant brother Frank Mayo. Also survived by several nieces and nephews and their families. Friends will be received by the family on Thursday, July 7, 2016 from  2 – 4pm & 6 – 8pm at A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London where the funeral service will be conducted on Friday, July 8, 2016 at 11am. Interment at Dorchester Union Cemetery to follow. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made to ALS Society of Canada  3000 Steeles Avenue East, Suite 200,  Markham, ON  L3R 4T9 or to Parkwood Institute, 550 Wellington Road London, Ontario  N6C 0A7. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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VANDERHOEK: Ray of Arkona

Posted by on July 10, 2016

Ray Vanderhoek 2016With great sadness we announce the passing of Ray Vanderhoek on Friday, July 8, 2016 in his 71st year. Beloved husband of Hilda Vanderhoek for 45 years. Proud father of Tracy (Washington) Murray, Shelley Crosby, Darcy, Tim and the late Adam (1990). Much loved grandpa of Jasmine, Mitchell, Hayley and Olivia. Predeceased by his parents Wietze and Sijke (nee Poortinga) Vanderhoek and parents-in-law Ids and Aaltje Hibma. Brother of the late Jerry (Grace), Henry (Judy) and Mike. Brother-in-law of the late Richard Hibma, Alice (Bram) Brouwer, Charlie (Ann) Hibma, Kathy (Siebe) Bruinsma, Ben (Jean) Hibma, Don (Christine) Hibma and Dorothy (Dennis) Eves. Uncle to many nieces and nephews. He will be dearly missed. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to DENNING’S OF STRATHROY 519-245-1023. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke foundation. Online condolences accepted at www.denning.ca

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LUKANYI: Anna J. of Strathroy

Posted by on July 9, 2016

Peacefully at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Saturday, July 9, 2016 Anna Josephine Lukanyi of Strathroy passed away at the age of 97.  Loving wife of the late Imre Lukanyi.  Beloved mother of Kathy Ramsay and her partner Julius Nagy, the late Anna  (Joseph) Toth and the late Imre Lukanyi.  Survived by her grandchildren Eva Lane, Clara (Peter) Bleakney, Joseph Toth, Kristine (Jim) Vanderheyden, Shelley (Brett) Taylor and great grandchildren William, Jeffrey, Erin, Evan, Leanna, Angela, Alex, Craig, Peyton, Carson and great great grandchildren Elisabeth, Penny, Reese and Morgan. Cremation has taken place.  A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, July 16th at DENNING’S OF STRATHROY 519-245-1023 from 12:00 pm until the time of the Funeral Service at 1:00 pm with Fr. John Pirt officiating.  Interment to follow in Strathroy Cemetery.  As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to Heart & Stroke Foundation.  Online condolences accepted at www.denning.ca

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TUNKS: Floyd, of Strathroy, formerly of West Lorne

Posted by on July 8, 2016

Web PhotoWith his daughter at his side, Floyd Tunks passed into the next world, joining his Mom and Dad on July 7, 2016 at Strathroy Middlesex Hospital.  Son of the late Lloyd and Lorraine Tunks of West Lorne.  Loving father of Chad Tunks, Rhonda (Sean) McCaffery and Bambi (Dave) Scheltema.  Grandfather of Jesse McGee, Megan Faulkner and Connor and Coleman McCaffery.  Great grandfather of Serenity, Hailey, Lilly, Layla and Cohen.  Will be greatly missed but never forgotten.  Relatives and friends will be received at DENNING’S OF WEST LORNE, 202 Main Street, West Lorne (519-785-0810) on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 from 10 a.m. until the time of Funeral Service at 12 noon.  Interment Evergreen Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Floyd may be made payable by cheque to the West Elgin Daffodil-Auxiliary Cancer.  Share a memory at denning.ca

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FIELD: Mrs. Jean (nee McNames), formerly of St. Thomas, Ontario.

Posted by on July 8, 2016

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FIELD, Mrs. Jean (nee McNames), formerly of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully at the Albany Retirement Village, Petrolia on Thursday, July 7, 2016, in her 101st year.  Beloved wife for 62 years to the late Frank R. Field (Feb. 10, 2013).  Dearly loved mother of Louise Koenitzer and her husband Bernie of Sarnia, and cherished grandmother of Ian Koenitzer and his wife Kimberly of St. Thomas.  Also fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews.  The last surviving member of her own immediate family, Jean was predeceased by two sisters, Dorothy McNames and Ruth Zimmerman, and four brothers, Alex, Gordon, Harold, and Howard McNames.  Born in St. Thomas, ON, July 14, 1915, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Beatrice (nee McGugan) McNames.  Jean was a former cafeteria worker at Ford Motor Company of Canada’s St. Thomas Assembly Plant.  During the Second World War, she served with the Royal Canadian Navy (Wrens).  In keeping with her wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no public visitation or funeral service.  A private graveside service will be held at Elmdale Memorial Park, St. Thomas.  If so desired, memorial donations to the charity of one’s choice will be appreciated.   Arrangements entrusted to the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160).

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

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SLOAN: Robert “Bob” of London

Posted by on July 8, 2016

PeacRobert Sloan - June 2_2016efully on Tuesday, July 6th, 2016, Robert Sloan passed at the age of 88.  Beloved husband of Shirley for 52 years.  He will be missed by his daughters Ruth (Greg) Mainprize, Carol and Sharon. Cherished grandfather of Lauren and Avery Mainprize.  There will be no public visitation or funeral service.  A Private Graveside Service will be held at Adjala United Church Cemetery.  Arrangements entrusted to DENNING’S OF STRATHROY, 519-245-1023. Online condolences accepted at www.denning.ca

Grant to life’s day a calm unclouded ending.

An eve untouched by shadows of decay;

The brightness of a holy death-bed blending

With dawning glories of the eternal day.

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GRAHAM, Ron of London

Posted by on July 6, 2016

Graham (LFP)GRAHAM, Ron – At St. Joseph’s Hospice on Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 with family by his side, Ron Graham of London, in his 71st year. Loving husband and best friend of Melinda (Boyce, McFarlane) Graham. Loving father of Jason (Shawna) Graham, Joe (Deb) Graham, Tammy Graham, Scott (Mary) McFarlane and Todd (Natalie) McFarlane. Survived by seven grandsons and one great-granddaughter. Dear brother of the late Sandy (Jack Ferguson), Mike (Jeanne) Graham, Rick (Brenda) Graham, the late Randy (Brenda) Graham, Terri Finch, Marsha (Lloyd) Miles and Greg Graham. Predeceased by his parents Alex and Lenore (Marshall) Graham. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the memorial service will be conducted on Monday, July 11th, 2016 at 11:00 a.m., with visitation one hour prior. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Ron are asked to consider St. Joseph’s Hospice. For information and online condolences, please visit www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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OGILVIE: Randy “Robert”, of Rodney

Posted by on July 5, 2016

Cover PhotoSuddenly, at home, on Tuesday, July 5, 2016, Randy “Robert” Ogilvie passed away at the age of 52.  Loving husband of Angela Ogilvie (nee Cox).  Cherished father of Jessica, Thomas and Crystal.  Brother of Angela, Theresa, Jay, Richard, Gary and Keith.  Predeceased by his parents.

Cremation has taken place.

A Celebration of Life will take place at a later date.

DENNING’S OF RODNEY (519-785-0810) entrusted with arrangements.

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