HOLDER: Lawrence Arthur of Kincardine

Posted by on October 8, 2014

Holder (edited)HOLDER, Lawrence Arthur – Peacefully in his favourite chair at Trillium Court, Kincardine, on Monday, October 6, 2014 in his 94th year. Beloved husband of the late Edna (2007). Loving father of Linda (the late Bill), Elaine (Larry), John (Pat) and Kathy. Cherished grandfather of six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Margaret, Gerald, Betty and Barb. Predeceased by his brothers Leonard, Fred and Bob and sisters Nellie and Gladys. Lawrence served in the RCAF during WWII for nearly five years. The funeral service will be conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with visitation one hour prior. Interment, Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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Ferris, David of London

Posted by on October 8, 2014

Ferris David Paper new copyOriginally from Leamington, peacefully at Westmount Gardens, London, on Friday October 3rd, 2014 in his 59th year. Beloved cousin of Mac and Sue Hyatt and family; survived by many other cousins. Remembered by dear friends Daniel, Shelley, Jeffrey and Philip Wybo, along with many more who had experienced his innately gregarious nature. Predeceased by his father, George (1964) and his mother Lois (Watson)(2001) and his uncle Dr. Lorne Watson (2010). David graduated from Huron College, University of Western Ontario, in 1977, with a Bachelor of Arts in History. He was an active member of the Huron College History Club and an avid snooker player, known to spend many hours at the on-campus snooker facility. He later studied at Fanshawe College where he auctioned off a signed stick belonging to the captain of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Darryl Sittler, as part of a college fund raiser. He enjoyed watching the Leafs, and just about any other sports event. He spent many years as a soccer official, always working to expand his knowledge of the beautiful game. His insurance career started as a registered insurance broker, then followed as an underwriter with the General Accident. Later he became an Inspector with Sentinel, and finally joined Economical Insurance as a Property Inspector. Visitation will be held at the Reid Funeral Home,14 Russell Street, Leamington, on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 from 10-11a.m. followed by a service of remembrance officiated by Rev. Paul Rodey. Burial will take place at Lakeview Cemetery, Leamington. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke and Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

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FILSON: Hugh of Ilderton, born in Woodrow, SK

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FIlson, Hugh P-W150Passed away at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Sunday, October 5, 2014, in his 90th year. Loving husband of Kathy (Milne) Filson and the late Margaret (Wilkie) Filson (1967).  Dear father of Ellen Filson (Jack [2013]), Barbara and Dave Johnson, Nancy and Alan Ingram, David and Carol Filson and Kenneth and Karen Filson, Raymond and Caroline Filson and step-father of Heather Thomson, and Laura Laing.  Also missed by 21 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.  Predeceased by his infant brother Alfred Arthur Filson.  Hugh’s community involvement was far reaching.  He became an auctioneer in 1955, and had his very first sale with Tom Robson in 1956, which began the life-long, successful partnership of Filson & Robson.  Among the many sales, Hugh sold the Ontario Bull Sale, Royal Winter Fair, and sale barn cattle across the province.  He was a long time 4-H leader and Junior Farmers Member.  Hugh was past-president of the Western Fair and was still an active senator in 2014.  He was past-president of the Ilderton Fair and their long-time announcer.  Hugh was named Honourary Agriculturalist by the University of Guelph and was very involved with the Canadian Swine Breeders Association, Cattlemen’s Association and Canadian Limousin Association.  He was inducted in into the Middlesex County Hall of Fame in 2002.  Auctioneering and agriculture in this area and beyond have been forever changed and enriched because of Hugh’s passion and involvement.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Tuesday evening 7-9 PM and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM, where the funeral service will be held on Thursday, October 9th at 1:30 PM with Rev. Pirie Mitchell and Rev. Barbara Clark officiating.  Private family interment Birr United Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Ilderton Agricultural Society, Canadian Diabetes Association, or Heart and Stroke Foundation, would be appreciated by the family.

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McAFFER: Mrs. Judith K. “Judy” (nee Calder), of St. Thomas, Ontario

Posted by on October 7, 2014

LegionMcAFFER, Mrs. Judith K. “Judy” (nee Calder), a lifelong resident of St. Thomas, passed away at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Tuesday, October 7, 2014, at the age of 68 years. Beloved wife of William O. “Bill” McAffer. Dearly loved mother of Scott McAffer and Tracy Chase, and cherished grandmother of Zachery Chase, all of St. Thomas. Dear sister of William “Bill” Calder Jr. (Kris) of St. Thomas. Also fondly remembered by several in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Born in St. Thomas, September 17, 1946, she was the daughter of the late William “Bill” Calder Sr. and the late Audrey (nee Gliddon) Calder. Judy was a retired kitchen aide at Parkside Collegiate Institute, St. Thomas, and a former secretary with the Elgin County Branch of the Ontario Provincial Police. She was a former member of Alma Street Presbyterian Church. Judy was a member of Lord Elgin Branch #41, Royal Canadian Legion, St. Thomas, where she was formerly active on the executive. In keeping with her wishes, cremation has taken place. A private memorial service to celebrate Judy’s life will be held at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160). Private interment of her cremated remains will be made in Elmdale Memorial Park. Memorial donations to Community Living Elgin will be gratefully acknowledged.

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VARRIANO: Grazia “Carmela” of London

Posted by on October 7, 2014

Varriano (LFP2)VARRIANO, Grazia “Carmela” – Peacefully, surrounded by her family, at University Hospital on October 5th, 2014, Grazia “Carmela” Varriano of London at the age of 88.  Wife of Michele.  Cherished mother of Anna, Ben and Olesia Varriano.  Beloved Nonna to Steven Ravbar; Laura and David Smith and their daughter Lilia; Vanessa, Stephanie, Olivia and Rachel Varriano.  Sister of Bernardino and Filomena Spensieri.  Aunt of Joseph and Mary Primiani, Benny and Colette Primiani.  Predeceased by her sister Libera Primiani and her husband Pasquel.  Will be missed by son-in-law Rudy Ravbar and family from Brazil, Italy and Montreal.  The funeral service will be conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, on Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. with visitation one hour prior.  Entombment, St. Peter’s Holy Family Chapel Mausoleum.  In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Carmela are asked to consider the “Focus on the Family Canada”. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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UBERIG: Marilyn Ellen of London

Posted by on October 7, 2014

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Surrounded by family on Friday October 3, 2014 at Univeristy hospital in London, Marilyn Ellen Uberig in her 74th year.  Beloved wife of the late Douglas Uberig (2006).  Loving mother of Tracy Welles of London, Christa VanGaalen of London, and Jason Uberig and his wife Tasha of London.  Cherished grandmother of Jordan, Aleisha, Christopher and Tex Welles, Jaimi, Kyle and Tyler Van Gaalen and Alana and Carly Uberig.  Proud great-grandmother of Connor, Nevaeh and Jamie. Dear sister of Derwyn Docken.  Nana’s tender heart will be missed by everyone.  Visitation will be held at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London from 2:00-4:00 pm on Wednesday October 8, 2014 with a funeral service being held at 1:00 pm on Thursday October 9, 2014 in the Funeral Home chapel.  Interment at Woodland cemetery.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 123 St. George St. London N6A 9Z9.  Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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KHANAS, Lyubov

Posted by on October 6, 2014

Khanas, Lyubov
Khanas Lyubov paper photo copy78 years, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at Windsor Regional Hospital Metropolitan Campus. Loving and devoted mother of Lesia Boui and husband Ivan. Adored Baba of Andrew and Angela. Survived by her sister Slava and brother Petro and several extended family members in Ukraine. Lyubov will be dearly missed by the many people whose lives she touched when delivering the Windsor Star to the many families in Leamington for 10 years. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Monday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. then proceeding to Sts. Vladimir and Olga Ukrainian Catholic Church, 601 Lake Trail Drive, Windsor, for a Mass of the Resurrection at 12 p.m. The Right Rev. Fr. Eugene Halitsky officiating. Interment at Windsor Memorial Gardens to follow. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Hospital Foundation (Hospice) or to Sts. Vladimir and Olga Ukrainian Catholic Church. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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THOMSON, Helen of Owen Sound, formerly of Sullivan Twp.

Posted by on October 6, 2014

Thomson, HelenHelen Catherine Thomson of Owen Sound, formerly of Sullivan Township, passed away peacefully at Summit Place, Owen Sound on Sunday, October 5, 2014 in her 90th year.

Loving mother of Andrew (Becky) of R.R. #2 Chesley, Ken (Kathy) of Chesley and Steve (Janice) of Owen Sound. Cherished grandmother of Andy (Stasia), Jody (Steve), Graham, Michael, Braydon, Scott, Laura and Heather and great-grandmother of William. Helen will be fondly remembered by her brothers, Harold Patterson of Durham and William (Loraine) Patterson of London. She is predeceased by her husband Andrew, brother Jim Patterson and her parents, David and Mae (Derby) Patterson.

A graveside service celebrating Helen’s life will be held at the Chesley Cemetery on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 1 p.m.

Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Arthritis Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Helen’s family would like to take this opportunity to thank Dr. Van Zyl and the staff of Summit Place for their compassionate and loving care.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley.

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MAILER: Rosalie of London

Posted by on October 6, 2014

Mailer - edited - DO NOT ERASEMAILER, Rosalie – Peacefully at Parkwood Hospital on Saturday, October 4th, 2014, surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with cancer, Rosalie Mailer of London in her 77th year.  Loving mother of Dan (Annemarie) Mailer and Wendy (Jamie) Martin. Much loved grandmother to her precious grandchildren Lucas and Caden Mailer.  Dear sister of Joyce Baxter.  Predeceased by her sisters Betty Braithwaite and June Mistele.  Special thank you to Dr. Hertzman and the staff at Parkwood Hospital for their compassion and care. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, where the funeral service will be conducted on Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.  Interment, Mount Pleasant Cemetery.  Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Rosalie are asked to consider the Palliative Care Unit at Parkwood Hospital.  Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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PERRY: Donald James of Ipperwash, Ontario

Posted by on October 5, 2014

Mem Car Pic ObitIt is with profound sadness the family announces the passing of Don (Poly) Perry at the age of 78. Don peacefully passed at his home, with his wife Roberta of 54 loving years, by his side. He will be forever loved and forever missed by his children, Barb Perry Kinsella of London, Deborah (Carl) Perry-Cywink of Strathroy, Michael (Lea-Dawn) Perry of Crossfield, Alberta and James Perry of Nanaimo, British Columbia. Proud grandfather of Tara Kinsella, Tyler Perry, Bennett Perry, Kevin Perry, Colten Perry, Jackson Perry, Karly Annie Cywink, Alana Perry, Jessica Thayer, and Jordan Van der Lann. Loving great-grandfather of Emma Perry and Marcus Perry. Dearly missed by sisters Doreen (Don) Hood, Evelyn (Gary) Larin and Marie (late Ernest) Pineau. Survived by his brother Bill (Louise) Perry. Predeceased by parents Sophie and Lloyd (Poly) Perry, sister Marcella (Rene) Beauchimun, brothers Roy (Elaine) Perry, Enzer (Verna) Perry. Dearly missed by so many very special nieces and nephews. Don proudly served his country with the Royal Canadian Regiment for 28 and a half years and the Department of National Defense for a total of 41 years. Don leaves behind the 4 o’clock Happy Hour friends in Florida and Ipperwash. A Funeral Service will be held at the FOREST CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 9 James Street, South, Forest, Ontario, on Thursday October 9th, 2014 at 3p.m with two hours visitation prior (1-3p.m). A luncheon to follow at the Forest Legion Branch 176. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the RCR REGIMENTAL Museum in London or the Diabetes Association. Online condolences may be made at denningfuneralhome.com.  Online condolences may be left at www.denningfuneralhome.com 

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MacDOUGALL: Mary Margaret of London, Ontario

Posted by on October 5, 2014

Mem Card picPeacefully passed away at the age of 99 surrounded by her loving family on October 3, 2014 at Chelsey Park Nursing Home, London. Mary was born April 13, 1915, in Florence, Ontario. She leaves a loving family and will be sadly missed by her son Murray (Carole) and daughter Donna Trew (Late Walter 2014). Cherished grandmother of Wayne, Lisa, Julie, Alison, Lorna, Marci, Michelle and their spouses and family. Proud great-grandmother of 12 great-grandchildren who they share very happy memories. Mary is predeceased by her beloved husband Lorne (1996), her parents John and Alice Beatty, brothers Calvin and Jack, sister Marjorie Rippin and her infant granddaughter Tracy Trew. She was a proud member of the Ladies Auxilliary of the Royal Canadian Legion in Forest for many years. Quilting was her passion. Many quilts were sewn for family members, as well as with the church ladies in Forest and Parkhill. Mary was always interested in politics and current events. She enjoyed working on election days during numerous Federal and Provincial elections. The family would like thank the staff at Huronview Home for the Aged and the Chelsey Park for their care in the last three years. A Funeral service will be held at the FOREST CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 2p.m with an hour prior visitation. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the St. James Presbyterian Church, Forest. Online condolences may be made at denning.ca. Online condolences may be left at www.denningfuneralhome.com 

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Langlois, Gérard

Posted by on October 5, 2014

web_langlois_gerardVétéran de la 2e Guerre Mondiale est décédé le 5 octobre, 2014 à l’âge de 89 ans. Prédécédé par ses parents Philippe Langlois et Laurentine Besner, ses frères Rodrigue et Laurent, ses soeurs Cécile et Mirella. Il laisse son épouse Noëlla Bissonnette et ses enfants René, Marc (Renée) Gatineau, Qc, et Anne, ainsi que son petit-fils Olivier; ses soeurs Françoise et Lucille (Garfield) Cornwall, son frère Raymond (Dorothy) Sudbury. Mineur à Sudbury pendant plus de 35 ans. Merci au personnel de Huron Lodge pour les bons soins et leur dévouement. La famille recevra les condoléances au Salon Families First , 3260 Dougall Ave., South Windsor (519)969-5841 le mercredi, 8 octobre de 9h30 à10h15 suivit de la messe des funérailles en l’église Saint-Jérôme à 11h. Inhumation au cimetière de Plantagenet, ON à une date ultérieure. Vos témoignages de sympathie peuvent se traduire par un don de votre choix. Voir site web www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Mady, Raymond Marcel

Posted by on October 5, 2014

WEB_Mady_RaymondRaymond passed away peacefully on October 5, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. He leaves behind his cherished wife Paz and daughter Geralyn. Ray’s wife and daughter together with his brother and sisters, and the Jirash family, mourn the loss of a beloved husband, father, brother, uncle, whose life enriched their lives beyond measure. Dearest brother of Gloria Tanoury, Helen Robinson, Lorice (Lori) Malott (Wayne), Diana Mady Kelly (Don Park), Judy Dales (Peter), Charles Mady, and the late Renee Jacobs, Joyce Mabarak, Philip Mady Jr. Beloved uncle of many nieces and nephews; dear friend and brother-in-law of Joyce Mady. Raymond was born in Marseille France on Jan. 18, 1926. His parents, Sylvia (Acar) and Philip Mady, en route from Lebanon, left Marseille and headed for Montreal when Ray was a baby. The family settled in Windsor, Ontario. Ray had a long and successful career as a respected and trusted business man. In 1952 he started Mady’s Produce Company which thrived for 30 years. Throughout his life, Ray possessed a profound altruistic spirit carrying out his many activities, duties, and responsibilities with boundless energy, creativity, generosity, and sensitivity. In 1992 Ray was ordained a deacon in the Roman Catholic Church, Maronite rite. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus for over 60 years, a member of the Deacon Support Staff and the Ecumenical Commission for the London diocese; council member for Christ the King and St. Peter parishes. His years of service include contributions to several organizations including the Inn of Windsor for single mothers; Catholic Family Service Bureau; Catholic Information Centre; Christian Culture Series. He was awarded an honorary lifetime member of the Canadian Chefs de Cuisine for his service as member and as its national chaplain. He served as co-chaplain at Catholic Central High School. He was a member of the Windsor Jail Ministry. He was also a member of UNICEF whose aid was directed to war-torn Lebanon. He was awarded medals of honour from the World Lebanese Cultural Union and the Ministry of Citizenship and Culture for Ontario. Thank you for the care and support of the nursing staff, Hotel Dieu 2nd floor north; Dr. Rao; Dr.Cohen, Hospice of Windsor-Essex. If so desired, memorial donations may be made to St. Peter’s Church or Hospice of Windsor-Essex. Visiting Tuesday 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday 3-5pm and 7-9pm with Knights of Columbus prayers at 7:30 p.m. followed by Parish prayers Wednesday at 8:00 p.m. Funeral Thursday 9:30am leaving from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to St. Peter’s Maronite Church for Mass at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery.Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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METCALFE, William “Bill” of Grand Bend, age 86

Posted by on October 5, 2014

BILL METCALFE:  Unexpectedly, but peacefully, on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, Bill (William Herbert) Metcalfe of Grand Bend, age 86. Beloved husband of Mary A. (Kinahan) Edwards-Metcalfe and the late Maria-Claire Metcalfe (1984).  Loved father and father-in-law of Marie and Jerry Shiner, Bill Jr. and Cathy Patton, Jennifer and Iain Hagreen, Theresa (deceased 1998) and Morris Hill; Stephen and Karen Edwards, David Edwards and Norma DeLorenzo, Mark and Michelle Edwards.  Cherished Grandpa/Gramps/Poppa/Groppa to 18 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. A lifelong career in marketing and communications led Bill to live in London ON; Montreal; Toronto Island and Goderich. He was an active member of many community and business groups wherever he lived. Bill was lucky in life and love. After Maria died in 1984, he and Mary Edwards were married. They lived happily together for over 25 years, settling in Huron Woods, Grand Bend. Bill’s was a life well lived. He was engaged and engaging; all who knew him will miss his vitality; intelligence; good humour and wisdom. He died a week before his 87 birthday, still sharp as a tack and embracing each new day. A celebration of Bill’s life will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at The Oakwood Resort in Grand Bend, followed by a reception. See  www.OakwoodResort.ca  website for map and directions   Arrangements entrusted to T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood.  If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or a charity of your choice. Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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LITTLE: Kenneth V. of Ilderton

Posted by on October 4, 2014

Little, Ken-W150At LHSC-University Hospital, London on Saturday, October 4, 2014 of Ilderton in his 73rd year.  Beloved husband of Judy (Egan) Little for 50 years.  Dear father of Jeff and Susan Little of Ilderton and Lisa and Steve Pfaff of Ailsa Craig.  Cherished grandfather of Samantha, Katie and Rachel; and Kassi and Leigh.  Dear brother and brother-in-law of Kae and Ken Liddell of Denfield, Nancy and Bob Brown of Zurich, Dave Egan of London, Christine Egan of London, Gerry Egan of Kitchener, and Shelly and Geoff Edwards of Ilderton.  Fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by a brother-in-law John (Butch) Egan.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held at the Grace Anglican Church, 13301 Ilderton Road, Ilderton on Tuesday, October 7th at 11 AM with Rev. Lyn Fisher officiating. Interment St. Georges Cemetery, Middlesex Centre. Donations to Grace Anglican Church or the V.O.N would be appreciated by the family.

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COTTRELLE: JOHN OF SARNIA

On Friday, October 3, 2014 JOHN COTTRELLE, age 60,  passed away while in hospital in Penetanguishene, Ontario. Predeceased by his parents Milford and Elizabeth Cottrelle. He is the brother of the late Nathan Cottrelle and Rosemary Taylor. He is survived by his sister Jennie George, and brother/cousin John W. Cottrelle, of Stratford.  Several nieces and nephews also survive. A funeral service will be held at the Maawn Doosh Gumig (AAMJIWNAANG) COMMUNITY CENTER on Tuesday October 7th at 1:00pm. Wake Service will be held at the Living Waters Church 9246 Lake rd. Kettle Point on Monday, October 6th at 7:00pm 

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DANN: Ronald Melvin of Grand Bend and formerly of London Township

Posted by on October 3, 2014

Dann, Ronald-W150Peacefully at South Huron Hospital, Exeter on Thursday, October 2, 2014 of Grand Bend and formerly of London Twp in his 89th year. Beloved husband of Jean (Richardson) Dann for 68 years. Dear father of Dave and Doris Dann of Burks Falls, Dennis Dann, Carolyn Dann and Gary Dann all of Grand Bend. Dear grandfather of Christy and Rob and Andrea and Andrew. Also survived by 4 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his son Ken (1996) and parents Melvin (1964) and Verna (Langford) Dann (1970).

A celebration of life will be held at the home of Jack and Irene Richardson, 982598 Elginfield Road (#7 Hwy.), St. Marys on Monday, October 6, 2014 from 2-5 and 7-9 PM with a short service of remembrance that will be held at 3 PM with Irene Richardson officiating.

The family would appreciate donations to CCAC (Community Care Access Centre) or the March of Dimes in lieu of flowers. Donations can be made through the Haskett Funeral Home.  Haskett Funeral Home, Exeter entrusted with arrangements (519-235-1220). Condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com.

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HAYCOCK: John Bert of London

Posted by on October 3, 2014

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Peacefully at Victoria Hospital in London, John Bert Haycock in his 80th year.  Beloved husband of the late Mary Lou (Suter) Haycock.  Dear father of James Haycock and his wife Candy.  Proud Poppa Joe of Jackie and Vickie Haycock.  Predeceased by his daughter Jane Haycock and twelve brothers and sisters.   He will be missed by his many nieces and nephews.  The family would like to thank the Doctors and Nurses in the critical care unit of Victoria Hospital for their attention and care.  A private Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.  Arrangements entrusted to A. Millard George Funeral Home (519) 433-4184.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to Ontario Special Olympics – London Box 918, Station B London, ON N6A 4Z3.  Online condolences, memories and photographs may be shared at www.amgfh.com

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BROWN: Peggy of London

Posted by on October 3, 2014

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At Victoria Hospital, London on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, Margaret “Peggy” (Mardling) Brown, in her 94th year. Beloved wife of Sidney Brown for 70 years. Loving mother of Wayne Brown of Tchesinkut Lake, B.C. Proud grandma of Stuart Brown (Leanne Zacharias) and great-grandma of Lily Jayne and Kadie all of Abbotsford BC. Dear sister-in-law of Betty Simpson. Missed by her many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her brother Harry Mardling Jr. and parents Gertrude and Harry Sr. Mardling. The family would like to thank the staff at Maple View Terrace and Victoria Hospital for their kind care and consideration.  A private visitation and Celebration of Peggy’s life will be held at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London.  Interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lung Association, 2-639 Southdale Road East, London, ON N6E 3M2. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared www.amgfh.com

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SEELEY: Lawrence “Larry” of London

Posted by on October 3, 2014

SEELEY, Lawrence “Larry” – Passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 in his 90th year. Beloved husband of the late Irene. Survived by his son Brian and his wife Sharon and his grandchildren Michael, David and Diana. The funeral service will be held at Forest City Bible Church, 1889 Wonderland Road North, London, on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. with visitation one hour prior. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Larry are asked to consider the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the London Health Sciences Foundation – Cancer Centre. Arrangements entrusted to Westview Funeral Chapel, (519) 641-1793.

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Brokenshire, Gerda of R.R. 1 Iona Station

Posted by on October 3, 2014

Gerda [ Van Ryn] Brokenshire of R. R. # 1 Iona Station passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on October 2 2014 at the age of 68. She will be sadly missed by her husband Larry of 48 years and by her three children Jackie Shickluna , Jody Hillman [Mike] and Russ [Marisa] Brokenshire all of Dutton. She was a loving grandmother to Owen, Brooke, Tyler, Nathan, Jesse and Claire. Survived by her sisters Dorothy [Eli] Wielhouwer, Margaret [George] Vander Kooy and sister-in-laws Sue Van Ryn, Marion McKinlay [Doug] and Linda Yokum [John]. Predeceased by her parents Amerik and Mary [Korbee] Van Ryn and brother Bill Van Ryn [2011]. She will be greatly missed by her mother-in-law Lila Brokenshire [ late Robert] and a number of nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends will be received at the Arn Funeral Home Gerda193 Shackleton St. Dutton 519-762-2416 Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 where the funeral service will be held on Monday October 6 2014 at 1 p.m.. Interment in Cowal-McBride Cemetery. Donations to Autism Society or Daffodil-Cancer would be appreciated. Email condolences arnfuneralhome@bellnet.ca
“Surrender to what is.
Let go of what was.
Have faith in what will be.”

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BECKETT: Ken of London

Posted by on October 2, 2014

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Beckett, T. Kenneth (Ken) of London passed peacefully on October 2, 2014 in his 73rd year.  Ken will be dearly missed by his wife Phia, his children Allen (Connie), Charlyne Martin (Todd) and Sharon Semeniuk and his 7 grandchildren.  Sadly missed by his siblings Charles (Ann), Lois Bill (Bob), Jean Matthews (late Ed), Lynda Beckett (Gary) and his in-laws Hettie and John Patte, Marja and Rob Fawcett, Roy and Sandra Brouwer and his many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received by the family from 7-9 p.m. on Monday, October 6, 2014 at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. The Celebration of Life service will be held at Union United Church, 6008 Stone Church Road, Union,  on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 1:00 p.m.,  preceded by 1 hour visitation from 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.  Interment in Union United Church Cemetery.   As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association, 442 Adelaide Street North, London, ON N6B 3H8 or Union United Church, 6008 Stone Church Road, Union N0L 2L0. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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IRWIN: Geraldine of London

Posted by on October 2, 2014

24559 IrwinIRWIN, Geraldine….

Geraldine (Jackson) Irwin, in her 97th year, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Hospice in Sarnia, Ontario, after a short illness. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth Irwin (1997). She will be sadly missed by her children Judy Minielly (John) of Grand Bend, Bernie Irwin of London and Jackie O’Hara (Len) of Gabriola, B.C.  Loving grandmother of Jay Minielly (Lisa), Jane Dockrill (Mark), Jack Minielly (Sarah), Janet Carew (Jeff), Jillian O’Hara, Shawn Irwin and the late Dustin O’Hara. Great-grandma to Andrew, Joanna and John Dockrill, Perry, Murphy and Philip Minielly, Jordan and Jesse Carew, Megan and Beth Minielly, Troy, Desiree, Keaton Irwin and Duggan and McKenzie O’Hara. Dearly missed by her many nieces, nephews and their families.  The family would like to thank CCAC, Doctors, Nurses, PSW’s, Hospice staff and volunteers for their care and compassion. Friends will be received by the family from 7-9pm, on Friday, October 3, 2014, at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London.  The Celebration of Geraldine’s life will be held in the funeral home chapel on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 2 pm.  A private interment in Woodland Cemetery, London.  As an expression of sympathy, in lieu of flowes, donations may be made to St. Joseph’s Hospice Sarnia – 475 N. Christina St. Sarnia ON N7T 5W3 or your local Salvation Army. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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GRAY: Hilary Anne of Komoka

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GrayGRAY, Hilary Anne – Surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at Victoria Hospital at the age of 68. Beloved wife of John. Loving mother of Brad Gray (Sherrie) and Lesley Gray and grandmother of Mitchell and Megan Gray, Tyler and Daniel Ewart. Lovingly remembered by her son-in-law Norm Collver, brother-in-law Kip Chaput and nephew Mark Gray. Predeceased by her parents Tom and Eileen Dobson and sisters-in-law Anne Chaput and Jean Juvkam-Wold. Special thanks to Hilary’s wonderful friends and neighbours and the medical staff at Victoria Hospital. Visitation will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Thursday, October 9, 2014 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. The memorial service will be conducted at St. Anne’s Anglican Church, 1344 Commissioners Road West, London, on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Hilary are asked to consider the Alzheimer Society of London and Middlesex. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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GAGNON: Jean “John” of London

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Gagnon (edited)GAGNON, Jean “John” – Peacefully at Parkwood Hospital, London, on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 83 years of age. Predeceased by his loving wife Patricia. Loved dearly by his eight brothers and sisters. Father of three, step-father of two and Pépé to his grandchildren. John was in business for many years known to most as “the old guy from Blue Mountain Foods”. The memorial service will be conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Monday, October 6, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit at Parkwood Hospital. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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