PATTISON, Alfred (Pat) Loreen of London and formerly of Monkton and London Township

Posted by on January 28, 2014

Pattison Loreen (1)-W150Peacefully, at his son’s home, on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 of London and formerly of Monkton and London Township in his 93rd year.  Beloved husband of the late  Mary (Fish) Pattison (2013) and the late Elva (Dill) Pattison (1979).  Dear father of James A. and Patty Pattison of Etobicoke and Arthur W. and Cheryl Pattison of London.  Loving grandfather of Marlene and Ken Hawley, Jason Pattison,  Brian and Jennylynn Pattison, Trevor Pattison, Laurie and Brian Dickenson; and loving great-grandfather of Raena, Marlee, Elizabeth, Danika and Avery.  Dear brother-in-law of Robert H. and Sue Fish, Nina and Edgar Hurdle and Isabella Dill. Predeceased by a brother Douglas.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Friday evening 7-9 PM, where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 1st at 11:00 AM with Rev. Jacob Lee officiating.

Spring interment Denfield Cemetery.

Donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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FUTCHER: John E. “Johnny”, of R.R.#1, St. Thomas

Posted by on January 27, 2014

FUTCHER, John E. “Johnny”, of R.R.#1, St. Thomas, passed away at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Sunday, January 26, 2014.  He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Mary Jean (nee Markle) Futcher (Apr. 20, 2013).  Dearly loved father of Jay Futcher (Lorrie) of Middlemarch, Mary Anne McMullen (Roger) of Port Stanley, and Mark Futcher (Libby) of Lake Forest, Illinois.  Proud grandpa of Brooke (Marcel), Becky (Gerry), Laurel (Chris), Graham, Carrie, Emma and Charlotte and great grandpa of Peyton.  Dear brother of Isabel Martin (late Julien “Jud”) of R.R.#1, St. Thomas, Robin Jeffrey (Roy) of Belleville, and Allison H. “Al” Futcher (late Kate) of R.R.#1, St. Thomas.  Also fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews.  Born in Southwold Twp., ON, Feb. 21, 1926, he was the son of the late  J. R. and Dorothy (nee Horton) Futcher.  John was an outdoorsman and a sports enthusiast who excelled at the games of baseball, golf, bowling and horseshoes.  His work life took him from the gold mines of Kirkland Lake to a term as Parks & Recreation supervisor in St. Thomas, to manager of MacLean Grain, before returning to farm with his father and brother in Middlemarch.  John’s memberships and interests included the Elgin Hunt Club (Pickerel River), the Southwold School Planning Committee, Pleasant Valley Golf Club and the Kettle Valley Pioneers through which he organized the historical display at the 1985 International Plowing Match.  Relatives and friends will be received by the family on Wednesday evening, January 29th from 6:30-9:00 p.m. at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160).  A private family service will be held at the funeral home.  Following cremation, interment in St. Thomas Cemetery, West Ave.  Flowers respectfully declined.  If so desired, memorial donations to the Kettle Creek Conservation Authority re:  Tree Planting Program gratefully acknowledged.

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

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MACPHERSON: Elizabeth “Betty” “Doddy” of St. Thomas, ON

Posted by on January 27, 2014

MacPhersonMacPherson- Elizabeth “Betty” “Doddy” of St. Thomas passed away on Monday, January 27th, 2014 at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital in her 81st year. Beloved wife and best friend for over 60 years of Dan “Turk” MacPherson. Loved mother of Deborah Anne and her husband Harry Geerlinks of St. Thomas and loved sister of Rita (Ken) McQueen of Truro, Nova Scotia, Jeanette (Phil) Bremner of Regina, Marie (John) Rakoschi of Aylmer, Irene Boudreau of Moncton, New Brunswick and Dennis (Brenda) Boudreau of Halifax. Cherished grandmother of Craig, Nicole and Danielle Geerlinks. She is predeceased by her sister and her brother-in-law the late Evelyn and Lawrence McLeod. Doddy was born June 8, 1933 in Sydney, Nova Scotia the daughter of the late Dennis and Mary (MacDonald) Boudreau. She formerly worked at the Bank of Montreal. The family wish to thank Dr. Lum and Dr. Carter as well as the staff of 5th floor at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital for all their compassion and care as well as to Tanya McCready for her special concerns.

A private service will take place at a later date, no public visitation. Cremation has taken place. Donations may be made to the Cancer Society. Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to ghughson@execulink.com

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LITTLE: Edna, of Markdale and formerly of Durham and Proton Station

Posted by on January 27, 2014

Passed away at Grey Gables, Markdale on Sunday, January 26th, 2014. The former Edna Evelyn McCutcheon, formerly of Durham and Proton Station, in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late Lloyd Little. Loving mother of Sharon and her husband Leonard Odell of Irish Lake, Lester Little and his wife Dawn of Powell River, B.C., Karen and her husband Mark Kueneman of Melbourne, Dayle and her husband Brad Knowles of Hamilton, and Deanna and her husband Brian Hunter of Innisfil. Cherished grandmother of 14 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Helen and her husband Ralph Lyons of Hanover. Sister –in-law of Beatrice McCutcheon of Durham. Predeceased by her sister Freda McCutcheon; her brothers Bruce McCutcheon and Elgin McCutcheon and his wife Grace. Special thanks to the staff at Grey Gables and Dr. Brian Power for the care that was given to mom. Friends may call at the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham on Wednesday, January 29th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. A celebration of Evelyn’s life will be held at the Funeral Home on Thursday afternoon at 1 o’clock. Spring interment at Flesherton Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.  www.mccullochwatsonfuneralhome.ca

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WILSON: Fern (Zinn) of Lucan

Posted by on January 27, 2014

At LHSC-Victoria Hospital, London on Sunday, January 26, 2014 of Lucan in her 75th year.  Beloved wife of Gord Wilson.  Dear mother of Lori and Murray Connolly of Clinton and the late Kenny Wilson (1963).  Dear daughter of Roy Zinn of Lucan and the late Margaret Zinn (1963).  Dear grandmother of Carrie Tabor (Devin), Angela Janmaat (Mike), and Colleen Connolly; and great-grandmother of 4.  Dear sister of Roy Zinn and Carol Brady-Zinn of London.  Remembered by several nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by her siblings Jack, Sally and Ella all from Ingersoll.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM, where the funeral service will be held on Friday, January 31st at 1:30 PM with Carol Brady-Zinn officating.

Interment Harris Street Cemetery, Ingersoll at a later date.

Donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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WILLARD: Calvin of Centralia

Posted by on January 27, 2014

Willard, Calvin-W150Suddenly, as a result of a motor vehicle accident in North Middlesex, on Friday, January 24, 2014, of RR 1 Centralia in his 55th year.  Beloved son of Eugene and Carol Willard of RR 1 Centralia.  Dear father of Alex Ferguson of Exeter.  Dear brother of Kathryne Brooks of RR 1 Centralia and her children Jeffrey and Chelsea; Douglas and Lise Willard of Brampton and their children Justin, Kyle and Lark, Nicole and Ryan; and Gail Stewart of RR 1 Centralia and her children Karley and Keiran.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, Exeter (1 street west of Main) on Tuesday evening 7-9 PM, where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 29th at 2 PM with Bob Heywood officiating.  Cremation with interment Exeter Cemetery.

Donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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BRINKMAN: Ruth Carolyn of Chatham

Posted by on January 27, 2014

BRINKMAN: Ruth Carolyn (nee Durst) – A resident of Chatham, Ruth Brinkman passed away at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Chatham Campus with her family at her side on Monday, January 27, 2014 at the age of 68. Born in Arnprior, Ontario, Ruth was the daughter of the late William Albert and Esther Violet (Pilgrim) Durst. Beloved wife of 43 years to Earl A. Brinkman. Loving mother of Karen (Brinkman) Hauca (Mark) of Edmonton, Alberta, Jeff Brinkman (Becky) of Spokane, Washington and Mark Brinkman (Trisha) of Chatham. Proud grandmother of Ella Brinkman, Noah Brinkman, Grace Brinkman, Samuel Hauca, Matthew Brinkman, Molly Brinkman, J.T. Brinkman, Allison Hauca and Eli Brinkman. Dear sister to W.H.A. “Bert” Durst (Doreen) of Fenwick. Sister-in-law to Linda Weeks (late Ray) of Chatham and Marlene Johnson (Ellwood) of Peterborough. Also missed by many nieces, nephews, friends and extended family. Ruth trained for nursing at Toronto East General and nursed in both Kitchener and Chatham. Ruth was an active member at Emmanuel Baptist Church. She will be remembered for the selfless way she served others, and for her love for her Saviour, family and friends. Family will receive friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham on Friday, January 31, 2014 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. A private family interment will be held at Maple Leaf Cemetery prior to a Celebration of Ruth’s Life at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 100 McNaughton Ave W., Chatham at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 1, 2014 with Rev. Andrew Martin officiating. Donations made in memory of Ruth to Emmanuel Baptist Church or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com.

McKinlay Funeral Home, 
459 St. Clair Street, Chatham
519-351-2040

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COXON: Daniel H. of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on January 27, 2014

Daniel CoxonCOXON – Daniel Harold of St. Thomas passed away peacefully surrounded by his family, at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Friday, January 24, 2014 at the age of 80.  Beloved husband of Doris Coxon (nee Jennings).  Dan is survived by children Ruth (Malcolm) McKellar, Dan (Tori) Coxon, Linda (Tim) White, Jeff (Sherry) Coxon, and Dianne (Rick) Slade all of St. Thomas. Dearly missed by twenty four grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and was a brother-in-law to many.  Predeceased by his parents William and Emily Coxon (nee Carr), and his brothers Bill, George, David, Jack, and Doug.  Dan retired from Canron and Elgin Handles, and in his spare time enjoyed watching the St. Thomas Junior B Stars, driving for Red Line Taxi and riding his scooter around Elgin Mall.   Arrangements entrusted to the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  Cremation has taken place.  There will be a memorial service on February 8, 2014, at 1:00pm at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses 9946 Talbotville Gore Road, Talbotville.  Interment of ashes at a later date.  If desired, donations to the Diabetes Association would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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BAKER: Terry of London

Posted by on January 27, 2014

Mr.BakerBAKER, Terry Lin….

It is with great sadness the family announces the unexpected passing at home of Terry Baker in his 70th year on Saturday, January 25, 2014. Beloved husband of the late Nancy Baker (2003) and cherished partner of Anne Matthews. Much loved father of Stacey Baker (Ryan Pocrnich). Dear brother of Michael (Mica) Baker and Carla (Ian) McDonald. Also survived by his sister-in-law Donna (the late Gus) Kerhoulas. Predeceased by his parents Charles Baker and Kay Casagrande and his sister Victoria Baker. Amazing uncle to Dean, Jennifer, Michael, Nicholas, Jessica, Kathleen and Emily. Sadly missed by many family and friends. Terry “The Bear” will always be remembered for his sense of humour, love of sports and music. He was the #1 fan of the Detroit Tigers. If you didn’t see him at the Ceeps you would find him at a baseball park, on somebody’s boat, deck or watching some sport in his living room on the T.V. He had many friends and loved to have a beer and shoot the breeze. He was a dedicated employee of former London landmark Bob’s T.V. for many years. In his earlier years he was one of the first DJ’s in London. He was a cool cat, a true rock star and amazing guy. He was a wizard at crosswords, a master of trivia and scrabble, and a lover of jigsaw puzzles. He was a good friend to many, a loving and devoted father to Stacey. Although Nancy is no longer here she always remained in Terry’s heart. Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received by family from 5-8 pm on Thursday, January 30, 2014 at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. Interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens.  The family invites friends to Celebrate “The Bear’s” life at the Ceeps, 671 Richmond Street at Mill Street, London, from 2-4pm on Friday, January 31st. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society London/ Middlesex Chapter or St. Joseph’s Hospice of London.  Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

IN HONOUR OF “THE BEAR”, TURN UP THE MUSIC AND LET THE ENCORE LAST FOREVER.

 

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LIEBREGTS: Catherine Ann “Cathy” (Munro) of St. Thomas, ON

Posted by on January 27, 2014

Liebregts- (Munro) Catherine Ann “Cathy” of St. Thomas passed away at her late residence on Monday, January 27th, 2014 in her 53rd year. Dearly loved wife  and best friend of Randy Liebregts and devoted and loving mother of Tovah and Jon Liebregts. Loving daughter of Don and Noreen (Casey) Munro of St. Thomas. Dear sister of Mary Anne Kellett (Bill) and Julie Munro (Carolyn Ford). Dear sister-in-law of Harry and Wendy Liebregts, Joe and Mary Catherine Liebregts, Pat and Diane Liebregts, Paul and Naomi Liebregts and Mike and Judy Liebregts. She is survived by several nieces and nephews and her special pet “Hugo”. Cathy was born April 30, 1961. She was raised in St. Thomas and was born a leader. She graduated from A.V.S.S. and Fanshawe College. She loved to travel and she was very entrepreneurial. She had  worked her way up from government civil service, banking, managerial work in retail sector, ran her own day-care, then maintained her own community newspaper distribution business. Cathy’s heart belonged to “Racatojo” their Georgian Bay Island Hideaway.

Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St. Thomas where visitation will be held Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at Holy Angels Church on Friday morning at 10:00 a.m. Cremation to follow with private interment of ashes in Holy Angels’ Cemetery.  Donations may be made to St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital (Cancer treatment) or Holy Angels’ Church Restoration Fund.

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GETHONS-JOHNSTON: Helen of St. Thomas

Posted by on January 27, 2014

Johnstone (186x250)Gethons-Johnston, Helen of St. Thomas, passed away Sunday, January 26th, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, in her 80th year. Beloved wife of Richard “Jerry” Johnston and loved mother of Debbie Coulter of St. Thomas and step-mother of Theresa Johnston of St. Thomas. Predeceased by a sister Jacqueline Churchill. Dear sister-in-law of Wayne Johnston (Paula), Bill Johnston (Ruth) and Pat Axon, all of St. Thomas. Predeceased by a sister-in-law Nancy Johnston. Helen was born in Orillia on August 12, 1934, the daughter of the late Mary (Santimo) Hopkins and Harold Hopkins. Sadly missed by a number of aunts, uncles and nieces and nephews. Helen worked at OCE. She had been a member of the Club 55 Bowling League.

A Memorial service to celebrate Helen’s life  will be held at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas on Thursday at 1:30 p.m. Visitation at the funeral home on Thursday from 11:30-1:30 p.m. Cremation has taken place, with private interment  of ashes in Fingal Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. Remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Alzheimer’s Society of Elgin.

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ANTON: Terri Jane of St. Thomas, ON

Posted by on January 27, 2014

AntonAnton, Terri Jane of St. Thomas, passed away suddenly, on Friday, January 24th, 2014, at the L.H.S.C. (University Campus), at the age of 32. Dearly loved partner of Rob Peters and loved mother of Emily Dell and Vaida Anton Peters. Loved daughter of Victoria Anton of St. Thomas and Peter Anton (Jane) of West Lorne. Dear sister of Karin McKenna and Kimberly Anton, both of St. Thomas. Loved aunt of James, Kate and Erik. Dear grand daughter of John Spivey of London.

Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow. Visitation Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  Flowers gratefully declined. Remembrances may be made to her Children’s Education Fund, through the funeral home.

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BERESFORD: Walter “Wally” of St. Thomas, ON

Posted by on January 27, 2014

Beresford, Walter “Wally” of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, on Wednesday, January 22, 2014, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, at the age 86.  Dearly loved husband of Carol Anne (Tomyn) Beresford and the late Olive Beresford. Loved father of Lorna Stock  (Sandi) of Ajax and Heather (Tim) Lamirand of Gatineau, Quebec and step-father of Cathy Beresford (Rob) of Merrickville and Rick Devereux of Ottawa. Loved grandfather of Robert and James, Alison, Andrew and Cameron and step-grandfather of Camden, Keara, Haden and Nya. Dear brother of Helen Corbett of Hamilton, Marion Green of Calgary , Muriel Ouimette of Elliott Lake. Sadly missed by a number of nieces and nephews. Wally was born in Arvida, Quebec on January 22, 1928, the son of the late Walter and Margaret (McKillop) Beresford. He served over 23 years in the Royal Canadian Air Force. He was a member of St. John’s Presbyterian Church, Port Stanley.

A  Memorial service to celebrate Wally’s life will be held at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. Visitation at the funeral home on Saturday from 12:00-1:00 p.m. Cremation has taken place with interment of ashes in South Park Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Canadian Cancer Society.

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WACHOWIAK: Richard of St. Thomas, ON

Posted by on January 27, 2014

Wachowiak, Richard of St. Thomas, passed away on Monday, January 20th, 2014, suddenly at his residence, in his 60th year. Dearly loved son of Marianna (Stepien) Wachowiak and the late Stephen Wachowiak. Loved brother of  Jerzy (Jerry) Wachowiak and his wife Wieslawa (Vee) of St. Thomas and Lucy Lesniak of London. Predeceased by a sister Barbara Moscicki and a brother Bruno Wachowiak. Sadly missed by a number of nieces and nephews. Rick was born in Poland on July 5th, 1954.

Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at Holy Angels’ Church on Saturday, January 25th at 9:30 a.m. Interment to follow in Holy Angels’ Cemetery. Visitation at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  Prayers will be recited at the funeral home on Friday at 7:00 p.m. Remembrances may be made to  Ronald McDonald House or the charity of choice.

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HEYWOOD: Eric Kennedy of Exeter

Posted by on January 27, 2014

Heywood, Eric-W150At South Huron Hospital, Exeter on Sunday, January 26, 2014, of Exeter in his 88th year.  Beloved husband of Terry (Austin) Heywood for 66 years.  Dear father of Karen and Jim Pfaff of Exeter, Julia Salton of Exeter, and Mark and Wendy Heywood of Grand Bend.  Also missed by 8 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.  Predeceased by his sister Margery Bower and brother Cliff Heywood.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, Exeter (1 street west of Main) on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM, where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 29th at 11 AM with Bob Heywood officiating.   There will be a Legion Service in the funeral home on Tuesday evening at 6:30 PM, under the auspices of the RCL-Branch #167, Exeter.

Interment Exeter Cemetery.

Donations to the Royal Canadian Legion – R.E. Pooley Branch #167 (Exeter Legion) or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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LESIC; Stefan of Strathroy

Posted by on January 26, 2014

Peacefully on Friday, January 24, 2014 at Watford Quality Care, Stefan Lesic passed away at the age of 93.  Loving husband of Gizela Lesic (nee Rogan) for 65 years.  Beloved father of Vladimir “Walter” of Toronto and Albin (Patricia Lynn) of Strathroy.  Dear grandfather of Bruce and Keegan Lesic.  Survived by his sister Irma of Slovenia.   Friends will be received at Denning Bros. Funeral Home, Strathroy on Tuesday, January 28th from 7-9 p.m.  Vigil prayers will be prayed at 6:30 pm.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at All Saints Catholic Church on Wednesday, January 29th at 11:00 am with Fr. Lucio Couto officiating.  Interment to follow in All Saints Cemetery.  As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to SMGH Foundation.   Online condolences accepted at www.denningfuneralhomes.com .  A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Stefan.

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Roszell: S. Blake

Posted by on January 26, 2014

On January 25, 2014, Blake passed away peacefully at the Bluewater Health in Sarnia. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Jean (Dawson) in June 2000. He is survived by his devoted companion and partner, Betty Robertson. He will also be missed by his daughters Gaye Black (Garry), Marcia Miller (Roger), Bonnie Lindros (Carl), and his son Dan. He will be fondly remembered as well by his ten grandchildren Brian, Susan, Nancy, Stuart, Eric, Brett, Robin, Shannon, Lauren, and Lisa, and his eight great grandchildren. Blake enjoyed family get-togethers, cottaging, camping and any excuse for a celebration. Blake was a Justice of the Peace in the Chatham area until he retired. The family will receive friends at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with a funeral service to follow at 12:00 noon. Interment will be at Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham at a later date. Donations in Blake’s memory can be made to the Alzheimer’s Society or to a charity of your choice. (cheques only when donating at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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BAILEY: Robert “Bob” of Strathroy

Posted by on January 26, 2014

Suddenly at his home on Thursday, January 23, 2014, Robert (Bob) Underwood Bailey of Strathroy, passed away at the age of 68.  Beloved husband of Marilyn (Ellis) for 45 years.  Loving father of Monica Bailey (Andre Huber) of Newmarket, and Jason Bailey (Dawn Moon) of Mississauga.  Proud grandpa of Jailyn, Lauren, Bria and Evan.  Dear brother of Ron Bailey (Susan) of London.  Predeceased by his parents Robert and Gladys Bailey.  Cremation has taken place.  Visitation will be held at Denning Bros. Funeral Home, Strathroy on Saturday, February 1, 2014 from 1-3 p.m.  A private family memorial service will follow.  Interment at a later date.  In memory of Bob, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation, Crohns and Colitis Foundation or Sick Kids Foundation.

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MILLS: Muriel Ella of Watford

Posted by on January 25, 2014

Mills, Muriel WEBMills, Muriel -  Peacefully at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Friday, January 24, 2014. Muriel Ella Mills (Pruen) of Watford in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late Arnold Mills (2002). Cherished daughter of the late Ella (Green) and George Pruen and sister of the late Ruth and Archie Irvine. Muriel is survived by her sisters-in-law, niece and nephews in Manitoba, cousins in England and many friends in Manitoba and Strathroy area. Visitation will be held at Denning Bros. Funeral Home, Strathroy on Tuesday, January 28 from 1 – 2 PM followed immediately by a funeral service with Mr. Carson Wallace officiating. Interment at a later date in Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham. Donations to the Alzheimer Society or your charity of choice would be appreciated.  A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Muriel.

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LAIRD: Bill of West Lorne

Posted by on January 24, 2014

On Friday, January 24, 2014, it is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our father and grandfather, William (Bill) Laird of West Lorne in his 76th year.  Predeceased by his loving and committed wife of 50 years, Alice (nee Lacroix) in 2012.  Precious father of Deborah Laird of St. Thomas, Cindy and her husband Lorne Van Breda of West Lorne and Kimberly Laird-Utley of Chatham.    Adored grandfather of Casaundra (BJ) and Chelsey (Derek) Van Breda, Lindsay Attridge, Vanessa and Victoria Utley and great grandfather of Tayvin, Tristan and Tianna Huguenin.  Bill was expecting to meet his 4th great grandchild, due to arrive in July.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews and lovingly remembered by his special sister in law and brother in law , Clara and Fred Fleming.  Predeceased by his parents Ian (1952) and Helen (Forshee)(1993) and his brother Jack (2007).

 

Friends may call at the WEST LORNE CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS on Monday, January 27th, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm.  Funeral service will be held at the chapel on Tuesday at 2 pm.  Bill Denning celebrant.  Interment Rodney cemetery.  If desired,  memorial contributions to the West Elgin Daffodil Society or the charity of your choice would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy.  Condolences can be left online at www.denningfuneralhome.com (519 785-0810).  Posted at Canadaobits.ca 

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SHALLEN: Myra of London

Posted by on January 24, 2014

Shallen for LFP only (edited)SHALLEN, Myra - Passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 23rd, 2014 at Chelsey Park Nursing Home. Predeceased by her husbands, Harry Shallen and Eldon Franks. Myra will be sadly missed by her sister Aileen Hartviksen of Thunder Bay as well as her nieces Cathy Fassina (Chris Wheatley) and Susan Springgay (Stu Thomson), all of London, and nephew Colin Springgay (Sue Springgay) of Barrie, and great-nieces Nicole Fassina, Emily Springgay (Kevin), Michelle Springgay (Yuri) and Leah Springgay. Myra is survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by her sisters, Lily May Olson, Ann Main, Sigrid Pitt and Vee Springgay. The memorial service will be conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. where family and friends will be received one hour prior. Private interment will be held at a later date in Thunder Bay. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Myra are asked to consider the London Health Sciences Foundation or Parkwood Hospital. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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ZWIERS: Hank of London

Posted by on January 24, 2014

24364 Mr ZwierZWIERS, Hendrikus “Hank”…

On Thursday, January 23, 2014, the Lord called home Hank Zwiers in his 95th year. He passed away peacefully at Country Terrace Nursing Home, Komoka. Beloved husband of the late Truus (Gritter) Zwiers (2010). Loving father of Bert Zwiers & his wife Jane of Kalamazoo, Everett Zwiers & his wife Pauline, Rita Heersink, John Zwiers, and Janet Stewardson & her husband Steve all of London. Also loved by his 16 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Special friend of Alice Koehnemann. Predeceased by his sisters Hennie, Dinie and Anna and his brothers Jan, Johan, Hendrik, Bert and Herman. Friends will be received by the family on Sunday, January 26, 2014 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London.  A Funeral Service will be held at Talbot Street Christian Reformed Church, 513 Talbot Street, London on Monday, January 27, 2014 at 1:00 pm. Interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 2001 Dundas Street, London. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to World Renew, 3475 Mainway, STN LCD 1, Burlington, ON L7R 3Y8. Online condolences, memories and photographs may be shared at www.amgfh.com

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MacKENZIE: Hector Allan of London and formerly of Walkerton

Posted by on January 23, 2014

Legion CrestMacKENZIE, Hector Allan – Hector passed suddenly January 18th, 2014 at London’s University Hospital.  He was in his 94th year.  Predeceased by his loving wife Mary (MacRae) in 2004.  Born in Fort William (Thunder Bay), and recent London resident leaving Walkerton, which was home for him for many years.  Hector was an Ontario Hydro retiree, and WWII Navy Veteran.  He loved to travel and was able to enjoy many years of cruising around our world with his wife in their retirement years.  Loving father of Laurie (Norm) Wright of London, Bonnie Allan of Toronto, Gifford (Gail) MacKenzie of Solina, Linda (Mike) Wells of London.  Grandfather of Christopher (Sinead) MacKenzie, Kyle (Lindsay) MacKenzie, and Michael Wells, and great grandfather of Maeve and Evan MacKenzie.  Also left behind are many friends he had made residing in London at both Chelsey Park and Amica.  The family would like to thank those who have helped make Dad feel welcome here.  Hector will be sadly missed by his family and friends.  The memorial service will be conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Saturday, January 25th, 2014 at 3:00 p.m., with visitation one hour prior.  In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the charity of your choice.  Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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DeRyk, Julie of Aylmer

Posted by on January 23, 2014

DeRykDeRyk, Julie of Aylmer passed away at  her home on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 in her 84th year. Beloved wife of the late Gus DeRyk(1980). Dear mother of Peter and wife Crystal of St. Thomas, Michael and wife Natalie of R.R.# 7 Aylmer and Stephen and partner Lori of Aylmer. Loved by her grandchildren Ashley(Ron), Meagan(Kyle), Sandie, Nicole and Craig. Great grandmother of Taylor. Sister of Mary Price of Kamloops. Predeceased by a grandson Kenneth Joseph,  sisters  Sophie, Katie and Anne and  brothers Adam and Joe.  Born in Melville, Sask. on December 28, 1930 daughter of the late Peter and Sophia (Flagel) Wihlidal. Julie was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows R.C. Church and the C.W.L. Friends may call at the  H. A. Kebbel Funeral Home, Aylmer on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Prayers 3:45 pm Friday. The Funeral mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, Aylmer on Saturday January 25, 2014 at 11:00 am. Cremation to follow and interment, Queen of Peace Cemetery. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation  would be appreciated. Share memories or condolences at kebbelfuneralhome

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MOONEY: George, of RR#4 Durham

Posted by on January 23, 2014

Passed away at St. Mary’s Hospital, Kitchener on Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014.  George Beverley Mooney, of RR#4 Durham, in his 77th year.  Loving father of Joseph Priestley (Kathleen), Karen Mooney (Tim Brown), Kim McIntyre (Chris) and Barbara Stavina (John).  Cherished grandfather of Ashley, Erin, Allison, Sydney, Claire and Shannon.  Survived by sister Janet Loughran (Dieter Rohrbach) and brother John Weidemann (Bernadette).  Friends may call at the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, 166 Bruce Street North, Durham on Friday, January 24th from 5-8 p.m.  A celebration of George’s life will be held at the Funeral Home on Saturday afternoon at 1 o’clock.  As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.  www.mccullochwatsonfuneralhome.ca

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