MILFORD: Richard “Rick” Wade of St. Thomas, ON

Posted by on January 19, 2014

Milford, Richard “Rick” Wade of St. Thomas, passed away suddenly, at his late residence, in his 61st year. Son of the late Barbara Goodine (late Bill) and the late Murray Milford and his wife Phyllis  and her son Rob of Guelph. Father of Kate  of Oregon and Robin of Seattle and grandfather of Gabrille, Dinah of Oregon.  Brother of Len Milford and his wife Susan of B.C. and Laura and her husband Sami and their children Julie and Stephen of Ottawa. Predeceased by a sister Kim.  Loved cousin of Cheryl Lutz of St. Thomas. Rick was born in Oakville on February 9th, 1953. Rick was retired (2009)  from Ford Motor Company, Talbotville. In his younger years he worked in a recording studio in British Columbia with many well known Canadian recording artists. He was an avid flyer and builder of ultra light Trykes.

A memorial service to celebrate Rick’s life will be held in the spring. Remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St.Thomas in charge of arrangements.

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YORK: Alexander “Sandy” of St. Thomas, ON

Posted by on January 19, 2014

York, Alexander “Sandy” of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Tuesday, January 14th, 2014, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General hospital, at the age of 65. Dearly loved husband of Patricia (Jewell) York and much loved father of James Peterson  (Roxanne), Shauna McConnell (Derek) and Lauren York (Rory). Loved son of Marjorie (Watson) York and the late Alexander “Mac” York and dear brother of Liz York and daughter Kelly Palmer and Heather York. Dear brother-in-law of Marg Douglas (Larry), David Jewell and Brent Jewell (Kerry). Sadly missed by a number of nieces and nephews. Sandy was born in St. Thomas on August 15th, 1948. He was a retired Tax Consultant (after 38 years) with Southwestern Tax Service, which he co-founded  in 1985 with Steve McFadden and which is now operated by his son James Peterson. He was a member of Christ Church (Anglican), Port Stanley.

A public Memorial service to celebrate Sandy’s life will be held at Christ Church (Anglican), Port Stanley on Monday  at  2:00 p.m. Cremation has taken place. Visitation at the Church on Monday  from   12:00-2:00   p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Building Fund of Christ Church (Anglican), Port Stanley. Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas in charge of arrangements.

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PALMER: Mary (Lampman, nee Langs) of St. Thomas and formerly of Port Stanley, ON

Posted by on January 19, 2014

PALMER, Mary (Lampman, nee Langs) of St Thomas and formerly of Port Stanley peacefully at her residence Tuesday, January 14, 2014 in her 97th year.Born March 21, 1917 in Windham Centre, Norfolk County, Ontario.  Survived and missed by her son Sid (Robert). Also sorely missed by her granddaughter Kelly, and many, many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Predeceased by her husband Stan Lampman  and her husband of 40 years, Ken Palmer  and her son Ken Jr. (2013). Also, predeceased by her parents George and Bertha Langs (nee Ross) and her siblings Virgil, Robert, Beatrice, Isaac and their spouses.Mary was a long-time employee of Dimmick’s Dry Goods, Port Stanley, and the Cinderella Shop, St. Thomas. She enjoyed a long and healthy retirement. She missed her husband Ken dearly since his death.

Friends and family will be received at Christ Anglican Church, Port Stanley on Friday,January 17th from 12:30-2:00 p.m. followed by the service of celebration at 2:00 p.m. Father William Ward to conduct the service. Cremation has taken place. Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas in charge of arrangements.  Remembrances may be made to Christ Church (Anglican), Port Stanley

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MONTCALM, Claude of Essex, Ontario

Posted by on January 19, 2014

W_edited-3It is with great sadness we announce the unexpected passing of Claude on January 17, 2014. Loving husband and best friend of Pam (Grymonprez). Proud and loving father of Tyler (Katrina Flood) and Dylan (Samantha Korenic). Dear son of the late George and Anna Montcalm and son-in-law of Robert (late Annette) Grymonprez. Brother of Paulette and Pete Amsden, Rick and Shirely, Carl and Barb, Anita and Darryl Berry, Theresa and Brian Campeau, Marc and Diane, Pam and Todd Bested, Mike and Nathalie, (the late Paul) and Kathy. Dear brother-in-law of Karl and Kathy Grymonprez. Claude will be remembered by many, many nieces, nephews and friends. Long-time employee of GM and Chrysler. Claude was an avid sports fan, crossword puzzle maven and gardening enthusiast. As per Claude’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Memorial visitation will take place at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E. Essex (519-776-4233) on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Memorial Service to celebrate Claude’s life will be held from the Funeral Home on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, a donation directed towards the Canadian Mental Health Association or Brentwood Recovery Home would be appreciated. Online donations and cherished memories may be shared with the family at http://www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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GAGNON, Mary Ann (nee LaBell) of Essex, Ontario

Posted by on January 19, 2014

 

W_edited-1Gone into the arms of the Lord on January 18, 2014 at 58 years of age. Devoted wife of Cezaire for almost 25 years. Loving mother of the late Eddie Deschamps (1978), Mary Jane Meloche (Gerald), Debbie Grant (Gord), Edward Gagnon, Cindy Breault, Lisa Garrod and Greg Gagnon.Proud grandmother of Travis, Ashley, Tyler, Craig, Chelsea, Megan, Jesse, Jordin, Haley, Brandon, Jade and Danielle and great grandmother of Madyson and Mackenzie. Daughter of Marie Gumlack (Hughe Gregory) and the late Edward LaBell. Dear sister of Robert LaBell (Dawn) and the late Donna Gagnon (1985). Mary Ann will be fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and the Gagnon family. Visitation will take place at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E. Essex (519-776-4233) on Wednesday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers at 3 p.m. Visitation will continue at St. Clement Parish, 9567 Walker Road, McGregor on Thursday, January 23, 2013 from 10 a.m. until time of Mass of Christian Burial to Celebrate Mary Ann’s life at 11 a.m. Fr. Ray Masse officiating. Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery, Windsor. In kindness, donations may be made to Hospice of Windsor Essex County. Online donations and cherished memories may be shared with the family at http://www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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HILL: Harry George Albert, of London

Posted by on January 19, 2014

Hill - LFP editedPeacefully, with family by his side, on Saturday, January 18th, 2014, in his 86th year, at Parkwood Hospital.  Husband of Lorraine Hill for 65 years.  Loving father of Greg Hill (Joan), Jennifer Srigley (Terry), Mark Hill (Heather) and Brad Hill (Jackie).  Dear grandfather of Tara, Shelley, Keith, Megan, Matthew, Becky and Seana, and great-grandfather of Kalei, Teaghan, Ryder and Terren.  Predeceased by his parents Frederick and Ada Hill.  Harry was a founding member of the London District Transportation Club (1958), and worked for more than 36 years at GM Canada – Diesel Division.  At Harry’s request, there will be no funeral service.  Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Harry are asked to consider Dr. C.F.P. George’s Sleep and Apnea Assessment Unit at Victoria Hospital or the Palliative Care Unit at Parkwood Hospital.  Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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SIMPSON: John T. of Exeter formerly of Kirkton

Posted by on January 18, 2014

Simpson, John-W150At Stratford General Hospital, on Saturday, January 18, 2014, of Exeter and formerly of Kirkton in his 83rd year.  Beloved husband of Shirley (Roger) Simpson for 56 years.  Dear father of Rosemary Grant and Jerry Schram of London, and Paul and Angela Simpson of Stratford.  Dear grandfather of David and Meagan, Matthew, Nathan; Sheldon, Lauren, and Abbi, and great-grandfather of Amara.  Dear brother and brother-in-law of Barbara Carter of RR 2 Lucan and Peter Banks of Brights Grove.  Predeceased by his great-grandson Tyler, sister Joan Banks and brother-in-law Clarence Carter.

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 22nd at 11 AM with Bob Heywood officiating.  Interment St. James Cemetery, Clandeboye.

Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society or the Stratford General Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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GROPP, Donna of Stratford

Posted by on January 18, 2014

Gropp, DonnDonna Gropp – of Stratford passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Stratford General Hospital on Thursday January 16 at the age of 57.

Beloved partner of Ken (Clem) Davidson.  Dear sister of Rose White of Stratford, Fern and Paul Maedel of Thedford, Ross Illman of Stratford, Bob and Barb Illman of Gorrie, Ted and Judy Illman of RR1 Monkton, Joyce Deslippe of St. Marys, Neil Illman of Brussels and sister-in-law of Tony Peachey of Brussels.  Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, cousins and the Davidson family.

Predeceased by her parents Frank and Lillian Illman, her husband Bob Gropp, daughter Tabitha, sister Lillie Peachey and brother Douglas Illman.

There will be no visitation.  A family service will take place at a later date.

As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation, Juvenile Diabetes or a charity of one’s choice appreciated by the family.

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

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FARQUHARSON: John Alexander Henry, of Delaware

Posted by on January 18, 2014

“Bless this food to our use and us to Thy service…in Jesus’s name we pray, Amen.” John Alexander Henry entered into the loving arms of Jesus, Friday, January 17, 2014, in his 81st year of wholesome earthly living. A servant of Christ and a humble ‘food production specialist,’ John devoted his time, energy and talents to the awesome life-giving cycle of sowing and reaping God’s bounty, and raising a family. Farming is what he knew and loved. John was always willing to lend a helping hand, and forever the consummate quipster.

John’s living legacy is his wife of 53 years Alice (nee Brooksbank), children Brenda & Gerard, Brian & Laurie, Kimberly, and Larry, and grandchildren Meaghan & Tyler Schell, and Samantha, Danielle, Jacob & Kyle Farquharson.

Lovingly remembered by John’s brothers and in-laws Robert & Evelyn, Ray & Cherie, Reg & Mary Jane, and sister Betty Daymond, brother-in-law Gordon Brooksbank and sister-in-law Beth Conliffe, twenty nieces and nephews and their families, lifelong friends Doug & Carrie Buchanan, Byron and Riverside church friends, many cousins, and Tilbury East, South Caradoc, and Delaware neighbours.

John is predeceased by his parents Alfred (1990) and Edna (nee Vince; 2003), parents-in-law Fred (1978) and Lyla (1981), in-laws Donald (1983), Kenneth (1989), Marlene (2002), Dorothy (2012), Patricia (2012) and Lloyd (2013), nephew Paul (2008), and grandniece Kristin (2005).

Pastors Rev. Greg Brawn, Rev. Chris Beaumont and Rev. Dr. Art Hiley will lead a service to celebrate John’s life at Byron United Church, 420 Boler Road, London on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 2 p.m., preceded by visitation at 1 p.m. and a reception to follow. Cremation has taken place, with interment at a later date at Stewart Cemetery, Tilbury East.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial gifts be directed to the Canadian Foodgrains Bank, the Heart & Stroke Foundation or Byron United Church Mission Outreach Fund.

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DEVINE: Leslie W. of Alvinston

Posted by on January 17, 2014

Peacefully at home, with his family, on January 17, 2014, Leslie Devine of Alvinston in his 71st year.  Leslie will be missed by his loving wife, Mary Margaret Devine and by his children Guy (Jenn) Devine, Matthew (Rebecca) Devine, Rebecca (Colin) Roberts, Christopher (Abbey) Devine and Alisha Devine.  Leslie was a Grandpa and Papa to AJ, Shawn, Reese, Tessa, Corrine, Jason, Michael, Marcus and Elizabeth.  He is pre-deceased by his son, Lee Devine of Vernon, B.C.   Leslie will also be missed by his sisters and by his brothers and sisters-in-law.  Cremation has taken place.  Those wishing to make a memorial donation to the Canadian Cancer Society or the London Regional Cancer Program, may do so through Van Heck Funeral Home, Glencoe.  www.vanheckfuneralhome.ca

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SPEIRS, Don – of Woodstock

Posted by on January 17, 2014

SPEIRS, Don – Passed away on Thursday, January 16, 2014 at Woodingford Lodge, Woodstock in his 83rd year.  Predeceased by his first wife Carol Anne Speirs (nee Almost) (January 17, 1983).  Beloved husband of Rose Speirs (nee Bryson) of Woodstock.  Loving Dad of Deb Diehl (Mike) of Strathroy and Lynn Toth of Woodstock.  Proud grandfather of Jeremy English, Terri-Lyn Trovato (Mike), Matthew Toth and Brittany Toth (Chris).  Great grandpa of Jaxon English and Harper Kiertucki.  Lovingly remembered by his sister-in-law Sharon Caines of Woodstock.  Also predeceased by his brother and sister-in-law Allen and Lyn Speirs .  Don was the superintendent for the Woodstock Public Utiltiy Commission for 38 years, a member of the Navy Club and Oxford Fish and Game Club and was considered a good friend to many.  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LEROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington St, North, Woodstock on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 for a visitation from 1:00 –3:00 pm.  A funeral service will follow in the chapel at 3:00 pm.    Interment will take place in the spring at the Presbyterian Cemetery.  If desired, memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society of Oxford or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Smith-LeRoy  519-537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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MEAD: Margaret Anne (nee Vowles) of London.

Posted by on January 17, 2014

Peacefully atMeadCrop L.H.S.C. – Victoria Hospital on Thursday January 16, 2014 Margaret Anne (Vowles).  Beloved wife of the late George Mead.  Loving mother of Derrick (Connie), Deborah (Susie) and Scott (Lisa).  Proud grandma of Allison  Andrea, Michael  Tammy, Jessie, Shane, Ben, Carter and Owen and great grandma of Lucas and Jayden.  Dear sister of David (late Helen) Vowles.  Predeceased by her loving parents Charles and Anne Vowles.  Also survived by her nieces, nephews and cousins.  At Margaret’s request her body was donated to science.  A Memorial Service will be held at London Music Club, 470 Colborne Street, on Monday afternoon January 20th at 1 o’clock,  followed by a light lunch.  Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

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BEEBE, Evelyn Lydia (Baynham) of London, age 92

Posted by on January 17, 2014

BEEBE:  At LHSC – University Hospital, London, on Friday, January 17, 2014, Evelyn Lydia (Baynham) Beebe of London, age 92.  Beloved wife of the late Harvey J. Beebe (1989). Loved mother-in-law of Elaine (Hogarth) Baynham of Grand Bend.  Dear grandma of Bonnie Baynham and partner Scott Rundle of London, Steve and Kim Baynham of Exeter.  Cherished great-grandma of Jessica “Jess” Baynham.  Evelyn will be remembered by her many nieces, nephews and their families.  Predeceased by her parents Russell and Pearl (Tyler) Baynham, son Larry Russell Baynham (2008), grandson Bradley Baynham (2013) and sisters Norma McGowan, Helen Freer, Phyllis Sims and Dorothy Holt.  At Evelyn’s request cremation has taken place and a family graveside service will take place at Exeter Cemetery, at a later date.  Arrangements entrusted to the T.  Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood.  If desired memorial donations (payable by cheque) may be made to L. H. S. C. – Dialysis Unit or a charity of choice.  Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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Daly: Carole Ann of London

Posted by on January 17, 2014

Mrs. DalyDALY, Carole Ann….

Unexpectedly and with much sadness at Victoria Hospital, on Wednesday, January 15, 2014, Carole (Weegar) Daly of London in her 72nd year. Beloved wife of John M. Daly. Dear mother of Jennifer Daly of Leicester, England, Ryan (Ashley) Daly of London and step-son Jeffrey Daly of Edmonton. Dear sister of Kenneth Weegar of Burlington, Lloyd Weegar of Hamilton, Bruce (Jeanette) Weegar of Brantford, Iris Lebleu of Chicago, Illinois. Proud grandmother of Storm, Luke and Teagan Daly.  Predeceased by her sisters Diane Greenlee and Joan Lewis, her sisters-in-law’s Barbara Weegar and Dorothy Weegar and her brothers-in-law’s Philip Lebleu, Ed Greenlee and Fred Lewis.  Sadly missed by her many nieces, nephews and friends. Cremation has occured. Friends will be received by the family on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London.  A Memorial Service will be conducted at St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Church, 397 Springbank Drive, London on Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 1:00pm  with Archdeacon K. Sam Thomas officiating.  Private family inurnment of cremated remains in Woodland Cemetery, London.  As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made to St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Church (General Fund or Daily Bread) 397 Springbank Drive, London, Ontario N6J 1G7. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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HAMILTON: Kenneth, of London

Posted by on January 17, 2014

Hamilton, Kenneth Re-editedWe are saddened to announce the sudden passing of Kenneth Hamilton who died peacefully on Thursday, January 16th, 2014 at home in his favourite chair, in his 85th year.  Predeceased by his loving wife of 61 years, Marguerite (June 2013), whom he missed dearly.  Survived by his loving children Steven (Samira), Paul (Gina), Ellen (Reid), Patrick (Maria), Lisa (Jay) and Andrew.  Cherished Grandfather of Michael, Julie, Scott, Sheena, Wesley, Andrew, Kelsey, Skye, Spencer, Perry, Murphy, Philip, Jack and Tate.  His memory will be treasured by sisters Joan (Joe) and Kathryn. Predeceased by brother William.  Ken devoted many hours volunteering with many service groups.  He was a member of the Knights of Columbus (past Grand Knight) and a current member of the Byron Legion.  Ken established many friendships throughout his career in sales which could be attributed to his outgoing personality. Cremation has taken place. The memorial service will be conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, on Monday, January 20th, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. with visitation one hour prior.  In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.  Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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GILLIES, Ronald of Glencoe ON

Posted by on January 17, 2014

At London Health Sciences Centre, University Campus on Thursday, January 16, 2014, Ronald C. Gillies of Glencoe in his 78th year. Dear father of Rhonda (David) Day and Colleen Gillies (Ron Jeffery) all of Watford and loving grandfather of Jordan, Jalen, Lukas, Dana, Jessalyn and Alec.  Also survived by his sisters and brothers, Evelyn Dowdell, Sharon Basic, Alvin (Marg) and Eugene (Sheila) Gillies. Dear friend of Beverly Clark.  Predeceased by his parents Duncan and Evelyn.  Relatives and friends will be received at the Van Heck Funeral Home, 172 Symes St., Glencoe on Saturday, January 18 from 1-2 p.m. where the funeral service will be held at 2 p.m.  Interment to follow at the Oakland Cemetery.  Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Make a Wish Foundation. www.vanheckfuneralhome.ca

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ALTMANN: Manfred Werner of Arkona

Posted by on January 16, 2014

Altmann, Manfred WEBAltmann, Manfred Werner of Arkona, passed away at the age 77 on January 10, 2014 at the Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital, surrounded by family. Born October 10, 1937 in Berlin, Germany.  Leaves behind wife Helga Altmann and his three children Monica, Derek and Renee. Manfred’s five grandchildren Taylor, Caitlin, Mary, Allison and Chelsea, as well two brothers Winfried and Tony Altmann. As well many nieces and nephews. He passed away peacefully. He will be missed by all who knew him for his knowledge on many topics and his infectious smile and laugh.  At Manfred’s request there will be no service. Cremation has taken place.  Please send your condolences to Denning Bros. Funeral Home, Strathroy at www.denningfuneralhomes.com.  The family will have an open house to celebrate Manfred’s Life. Please check the website for Date, Time and Location.

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SCHWARTZ: Brigitta “Brigit” of London.

Posted by on January 16, 2014

Peacefully at L.H.S.C. University Hospital on Saturday, January 11, 2014, Brigitta “Brigit” Schwartz in her 68th year. Predeceased by her parents Joseph and Ruth Schmegner. Loving mother of Kristina Bentley (Kilbourn) and her husband David; Michael Schwartz and his wife Mary. Loving grandmother of Joshua, Ashley and Zackary Kilbourn, Emma and Cole Schwartz. She will be missed by her extended family, especially her aunt Kristine and her uncle Guenther in Munich, Germany. A special thank you to nurse Bernie and the caring 4th floor staff at Mount Hope. Cremation has taken place. Inurnment will take place at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London on Saturday, February 8th at 11am. Those attending the inurnment are asked to please meet at the cemetery office at 10:45am. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Breast Cancer Society. Online condolences may be made at www.donohuefuneralhome.ca.

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WOLSEY, Betty Ann of Inwood ON

Posted by on January 16, 2014

 

At the CEE site of Bluewater Health, Petrolia, on Wednesday, January 15, 2014, Betty Ann (Munro) Wolsey of R.R. 1 Inwood in her 72nd year.  Survived by her sons, Robert (Betty) McKellar and Keith McKellar and her grandchildren, Carmen and Courtney.  Daughter of the Janet and late Norman Munro and sister of Helen (Joe) Weber and Ken (Joan) Munro.  In keeping with Betty Ann’s wishes a graveside service will be held at the Alvinston Cemetery on Saturday, January 18 at 11 a.m.  Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. www.vanheckfuneralhome.ca

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DUNN: Anne (Howson) of Exeter

Posted by on January 16, 2014

At South Huron Hospital, Exeter on Tuesday, January 14, 2014, of Exeter in her 72nd year.  Dear mother of William Dunn of Exeter.

Cremation has taken place.

Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

Haskett Funeral Home, Exeter entrusted with arrangements.  Condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com.

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Hull, Betty Elaine [McMillan] of Dutton

Posted by on January 15, 2014

HULL, Betty Elaine (McMillan) – Suddenly at her residence on Wednesday January 15, 2014. Betty Elaine (McMillan) Hull of Dutton in her 79th year. Beloved wife of Raymond for 58 years. Dear mother and mother-in-law of Kevin and Brenda Hull of Dutton, Karen and Robert Keith of Wallacetown, Colleen and Lloyd McCready of St. Thomas, Chris and Wayne Horst of Dutton, the late Elaine Welch (2010) and Dave Welch of Dutton. Cherished grandmother of Caitlin & Michael Welch, Lindsey & Greg (Amanda) Hull, Ashton, Breanna & Michelle Keith, Nick & Eric McCready, Jayme & Sheri Ford & Shalena Horst. Dear sister of Janet McMillan, Bob (Pat) McMillan, Mary Ellen (Len) Lee, Sister-in-law of Pat McCallum, George Hull, Shirley Hull, Arnold (Eileen) Hull, Sheila Lyons, Goldie (Doug) Pickering, Bonnie Hull. Lovingly remembered by many nieces & nephews. Family & friends will be received at the ARN FUNERAL HOME 193 Shackleton St. Dutton 519-762-2416 Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 where the funeral service will be held on Monday January 20, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. Interment in Fairview Cemetery. Donations to Daffodil-Cancer or Knox St. Andrews Presbyterian Church would be appreciated. email condolences arnfuneralhome@bellnet.ca

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WALES: Douglas George of Windsor

Posted by on January 15, 2014

68 years, passed away suddenly at home on January 10, 2014. Son of the late George and Alice Wales. Dear brother of Lawrence, Wasaga Beach; Barbara Broome, California; and Nelson, Toronto. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and his Aunt Maxine. Douglas retired from Chrysler Canada and was a member of the Unifor Local # 444. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to the Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. N, Essex. You may send your condolences online at www.kennedyfh.com

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KIPP: Mrs. Florence (nee Smith), of Port Stanley, formerly of St. Thomas

Posted by on January 15, 2014

Florence Kipp 01KIPP, Mrs. Florence (nee Smith), of Extendicare, Port Stanley and formerly of St. Thomas, passed away at her residence on Monday, January 13, 2014, in her 91st year.  Wife of H. Earle Kipp.  Mother of Kim Kipp and his wife Terry of Huntsville, and Kevin Kipp and his wife Janet Medlyn of R.R.#1, Sparta.  Grandmother of Zack Kipp and his wife Cheryl of Bracebridge, Holly Dupuis and her husband Dan of Thamesford, Dr. Luke Kipp of Vancouver, BC, and Mitch Kipp of St. Thomas.  Sister of the late Catherine Williams.  Also survived by a niece and two nephews.  Born in St. Thomas, ON, April 28, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Edward LeeRoy and Margaret (nee Nicoll) Smith.  Florence formerly taught business courses at Alma College for almost 20 years.  She held an A.T.C.M. from the Toronto Conservatory of Music and taught piano and theory from her home for many years.  Florence was a former organist at Union United Church, and Edward Street Baptist Church and Knox Presbyterian Church, St. Thomas.  Relatives and friends will be received by the family on Monday, January 20th from 2:30-5:30 p.m. at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) where the funeral and committal service will be held on Tuesday, January 21st at 1:30 p.m.  Private interment in Union Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society or St. Andrew’s United Church Memorial Fund gratefully acknowledged. 

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O’NEILL: Larry, of Enniskillen Township

Posted by on January 15, 2014

O’NeiLarry O'Neillll: W. Larry of Enniskillen Township, passed peacefully into heaven on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Hospice in Sarnia. Born in Petrolia, son of the late Otto and Elsie O’Neill. He was a friend to all, a man of integrity, wisdom, a man of vision and a great listening ear. He was a community-minded man who always looked for opportunities to help and serve others. Larry was Reeve/Mayor of Enniskillen Township, 1989 Warden of Lambton County, Past-President of Petrolia Rotary, Member of the Royal Canadian Legion Br.# 216, Member of the Irish Benevolent Society, Past-Chair of the Oil Museum Foundation and involved in many other organizations in his community. Loving husband of Maureen (Fulcher) O’Neill for 47 years. Larry will be greatly missed by his daughter Chantelle and son-in-law Terry Sanderson of O’Fallon, Missouri and his son Jeffrey and daughter-in-law Marcy O’Neill of Springside, Saskatchewan. His pride and joy were his five grand-daughters, Jendaya, Jadyn, and Jovanna Sanderson and Ana and Alia O’Neill. He will be sadly missed by many family members; sisters Peggy Parker (Jim) of Petrolia, Joyce O’Neill-Drinnan (Jim) of Okotoks, Alberta, Maureen Forbes (Jim) of Sarnia; brother-in-law Jack Fulcher of Sarnia; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Paul and Yeon-Ja Fulcher of Red Deer, Alberta, Bill and Estelle Fulcher of Petrolia, Janet and Clare Love of Sarnia and Jill Fulcher of Sarnia. Also was a very special uncle to many nieces and nephews. Visitors will be received on Friday, January 17, 2014 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at the Badder Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 679 North St. Dresden. The funeral service will be held from the Dresden Community Church on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 11 a.m. Interment in Blackburn Cemetery, Camden Township. As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may make memorial donations to The Samaritan’s Purse, Petrolia Food Bank, St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia or charity of your choice. Online donations and condolences may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com.

James 3:17 “Wisdom is peace loving, gentle, willing to yield to others, and always sincere.”

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SEFCSIK, Otto of London

Posted by on January 14, 2014

SEFCSIK, Otto – It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Otto Sefcsik at the age of 73.  He passed peacefully with family by his side in the early morning of January 14, 2014.  Otto is the loving husband of Zsofia for 51 years.  Father of Rita (Simon), Sarah (Greg) and Julie (John).  Papa of Matthew, Julia and Kailagh.  Brother of Bela, Oszkar, Martha, Rita and Shirley.  Son of Bela and Sara.  A private memorial service will be held at a later date. A special thank you to the caring nurses, doctors and staff on the 8th floor at University Hospital and Dr. Marotta, Cheryl and Marilyn.  Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Otto are asked to consider the Alzheimer Outreach Program at McCormick Home.  Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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