Lauzon, Dorina “Doreen” (July 22, 1925-February 13, 2014) of Sudbury, ON

Posted by on February 20, 2014

LAUZON, DorinaIn loving memory of Doreen Lauzon (née Lalonde) who passed away peacefully at home in her 89th year. Wife of the late Rhéal Lauzon (1995). Daughter of the late Alma (Couturier) and the late Edmond Lalonde of North Bay. Special friend to Léo Bénard of Hanmer. Beloved mother of Michel “Mike” Lauzon (Suzanne) of Val Caron, Denis of Sudbury, Gérald “Gerry” (Carmen) of Chelmsford, Yvon, Daniel (Jo-An), Gaetan “Gates” all of Guelph, Sylvie of London, ON, Mona and Denise (Kevin) both of Sudbury. Grandmother to Jody (Karen), Lani (Jason), Chanelle, Stéphane, Erica, Sierra, Jacques (Jake), Luc and Éric.  Great-grandmother to Jadyn, Tyson and Isabelle. Pre-deceased by her brothers Rolly and Paul (Mary-Lou of North Bay). Sister to Lorraine Carrier (Denis) of Pickering. Sadly missed by several nieces and nephews. Doreen was also a very active foster parent for many years having cared for over 50 children, some of which have a special place in her heart such as Jean (John) St. George, Corinne, Kelly, Allen, Maryse and the late Sylvain. She will be sadly missed by her good friends Dorice, Simone, and the late Carmen, Thérèse, Gilberte and her former neighbours at “La Place des Bons Amis”. Special thanks to the entire staff at Community Care Access Centre, Bayshore Home Care, Vale Hospice and the Shared Care Team who provided exceptional support in the last few weeks of her life. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Cooperative Funeral Home, 4570 St. Joseph Street, Hanmer on Monday, February 17th, 2014 from 2-5 and 7-9:30. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Ste-Marguerite d’Youville Church in Val Thérèse. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations (by cheque only) to Community Living Greater Sudbury.

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CHARBONNEAU, Anna (Chartrand) 1922-2014 of Sudbury, ON

Posted by on February 20, 2014

CHARBONNEAU, AnnaIt is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Anna, on Thursday, February 6th, 2014 at the age of 91, with her family by her side, at St-Joseph’s Villa in Sudbury.  She leaves behind her husband Paul of 72 years.  Loving mother of Paul Jr. (Sharon) of Cranbrook, B.C., Rolly (Brenda) of Belmont, On, Ron (Sue) of Hanmer, Norm (Marianne) of Val Caron, Marcel (Diane) of Sudbury and Denis (Anne) of Azilda.  Sadly missed by 23 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.  Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews.    Anna leaves a wonderful legacy of love, caring and devotion to everyone that knew her.  A stay at home mom, there was nothing more precious than her six boys and their families.  Spending time at their summer residence and having friends there was a highlight of her summers.  A member of the St-Jean-de-Brébeuf Church choir, she enjoyed singing and practicing her faith.  Many thanks to the staff at St-Joseph Villa for making her last days comfortable.  On behalf of the family, you are truly amazing caregivers.  Family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd, Sudbury, on Thursday, February 13th, 2014 from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9:30 p.m.  Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday at 10:30 a.m. at St-Jean-de-Brébeuf Church, Sudbury. Donations (by cheque only) to the Alzheimer Society or the St-Jean de Brébeuf Restauration Fund would be appreciated.

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DEW: Daniel Leroy of Forest, Ontario

Posted by on February 20, 2014

DewFRONT (2)After a courageous battle with cancer. Daniel Leroy Dew of Forest passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospice in Sarnia on Thursday, February 20th, 2014. Dan is survived by his loving wife Donna of 46 years and by children Dale (Jenn) of Forest and by Greg (Kathy) of Forest and predeceased by his son Scott (2000). Dan will be fondly remembered by his loving grandchildren Cody, Dylan and Jake and Cameron and Cole. Also survived by siblings Pat (Robert) Mosey and Doug (Gayle) Neely, Diane (Larry) Pedden, Dave (Ag) Dew, Dwight (Gayle) Dew. Predeceased by brother Duncan. Visitation will be held at the FOREST CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS (9 James St. South) on Friday, February 21st, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral will take place in the chapel on Saturday, February 22nd, 2014 at 1:30pm. Interment will take place at Beechwood Cemetery. Donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice in Sarnia would be appreciated by the family.

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MATHERS, Kenneth of London

Posted by on February 20, 2014

MATHERS, Kenneth (Ken) – Peacefully at Strathroy Hospital on Thursday February 20th after a short illness, Kenneth Milton Mathers of London, in his 88th year. Beloved husband and best friend for 62 years of Joan (nee Delaney). Loving father of Linda Macdonald, Thomas Mathers (Rose) and Dawn Meikle (Doug). Much loved Grandpa of Nicole (Rob), Cherie (Dave), Kyle (Katie), Joel (Cara), Cooper, Sydney, Keira, Andrew and Heather (Jake) and cherished Great-Grandfather. Fun loving brother-in-law to Doreen and Larry Dunn, and Fred and Sherry Delaney, who will miss him greatly.
Ken retired from the University of Western Ontario in 1990 after 27 years in Administration. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life and time to share your favourite stories will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, on Sunday, February 23rd, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. with visitation one hour prior. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ken’s memory may be made to Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation or a charity of your choice.  Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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TRELEAVEN, Cecelia Marie

Posted by on February 20, 2014

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87 years, reunited with her husband and daughter on February 20, 2014.  Beloved wife of the late Arthur (1993). Cherished mother of Jeffrey & Myriam, Catherine & the late Timothy (2000), Kenneth, and the late Marianne (1994). Devoted grandmother and great grandmother. Dear sister of Veronica and predeceased by Joseph, Valeria, Stanley, Carl, John, Nellie, Frank and Peter. Sadly missed by her nieces, nephews, family and friends especially her fellow card players. Cecelia was an active member with the CWAC as well as Legion Branch 255. Visiting Sunday 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. with parish prayers at    p.m. and Veteran Service at 4 p.m. at FAMILIES FIRST 1065 LAUZON RD. East Windsor (519-969-5841). On Monday, family and friends are invited to meet at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 834 Raymo Rd, after 9:30 a.m. followed by funeral service at 10 a.m. Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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Payne: Fredrick Lorne of Strathroy

Posted by on February 20, 2014

Payne, Fred ORIGPeacefully at LHSC- Victoria campus on Thursday, February 20, 2014, Fredrick Lorne Payne, of Strathroy, in his 77th year.  Beloved husband of Georgina (Wiley) for 54 years.  Loving father of Brian (Wendy) Payne, Beth (Jeff) Reed, Blair (Penny) Payne and Brenda (Dean) Johnson.  Proud grandpa of Bradley (Melissa), Craig (Pam), Josh, Jake, Derrick and Allie.  Dear brother of Edward (Marilyn) and Mary (Chris) Wolff.  Visitation will be held at Denning Bros. Funeral Home, Strathroy on Friday, February 21st from 2-4 p.m. & 7-9 p.m., with a Masonic Service at 6:30 p.m. under the auspices of Ionic Lodge #328 Napier.  A Funeral Service will be held at Strathroy United Church on Saturday, February 22nd at 11 a.m. with Rev. Randy Besta officiating.  Interment to follow in Strathroy Cemetery.  In memory of Fred, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to Shriner’s Childrens Hospital.  A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Fred.

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BAILEY: Veral of London

Posted by on February 20, 2014

BaileyBAILEY, Veral – Peacefully, at University Hospital, on Wednesday, February 12th, 2014, with his loving wife Ethlyn Bailey by his side, Veral Bailey passed away.  Dear father of Johnathan.  Loved brother of Mervis Lewis, Mabel McGowan and Claudette Marks, and predeceased by siblings John Bailey, Basil Bailey, Geneva Blake, Eunice Smith and Gloria Roye.  The funeral service will be conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Friday, March 7th, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. with visitation two hours prior.   Interment, St. Peter’s Cemetery.  Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Veral are asked to consider the Canadian Cancer Society.  Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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MORROW: Jim of London

Posted by on February 20, 2014

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The birds will chirp less brightly today as we announce with broken hearts the passing of a wonderful husband, a much loved father and a cherished grandpa.  James Andrew Morrow lost his battle with cancer on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at Victoria Hospital in his 75th year.  He fought unrelentlessly with courage, grace and humour.  Beloved husband of Patricia L. (Pat) (Mitchell) Morrow. Dear father of Carlye Morrow-Jackson and her husband Chris Jackson.  Also loved by his grand-daughter Charlotte Jackson.  Dearly missed by his brother-in-law Rob Mitchell and his partner Jan and sister-in-law Joanne Quinn and her partner Don and his nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his parents Robert and Florence Morrow, his brother Robert (Bob) Morrow and his sister Margaret France.   Jim enjoyed golfing at the Fox with the boys, fishing every year at Lake Nipissing.  With various teams Jim played baseball and hockey, including the London Old Timers and London Free Press. Before his retirement Jim was a 42 year employee at the London Free Press.  Cremation.  Friends will be received by the family on Friday, February 21st  from 2-4 and 7-9pm at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London where the memorial service will be held in the chapel on Saturday, February 22nd at 1:00 pm with Reverend Thomas D. Hiscock officiating.  As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Salthaven Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, P.O. Box 601, Mount Brydges, ON N0L 1W0.  Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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TROTTIER, Della Geneviève (née Robidoux) of Chelmsford, ON

Posted by on February 19, 2014

TROTTIER, DellaThe family announces with sorrow, her death at St-Gabriel’s Villa, Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at the age of 93 years.  Daughter of the late Albert and of the late Geneviève (née Lemieux) Robidoux.  Wife of the late Donat Trottier (1984).  Beloved mother of Ronald (Frances) of London, Maurice (Teresa) of Sudbury, Dolores Gauthier (Gilles) of Val Caron and Denise Marshall (Cliff) of North Bay.  Dear sister of Rita Vaillancourt (François) and Richard Robidoux (Dorothy Marshall)  both of Sudbury, Lena-May Gray (Donald) of Levack, Norma Robidoux (Gilles Larose) of Orléans, Patricia Anne Gagnier (Pierre Victor) of Chelmsford, Charles Robidoux (Thérèse Lapointe) of Sturgeon Falls and  Maurice Robidoux (Viviane Laflèche) of Val Caron.  Predeceased by her sister Lorraine Bobbie (late Howard) and her brother Roland Robidoux (late Anita Plouffe).  Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Allan (Tara), Pauline (Murray), Andy, Glenn, Tanya, Shawn (Shawnese), Hélène (André), Danielle (Dale), Tamara (Craik), Shannon, many great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends. Mrs. Trottier was retired having worked many years at Sears; she was also very active in St-Dominique’s Parish. Della was also a proud member of the “Club Amical” of Sudbury as well as the “Dames Auxiliaires-Manoir des Pionniers”.  The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd. E., Sudbury, Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Friday, January 24, 2014 at 11 a.m. in St-Dominique Church, Sudbury.  In lieu of flowers, donations (by cheque only) to St-Gabriel Villa would be appreciated.

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BERGSMA: Thomas of Strathroy

Posted by on February 19, 2014

went to be with his Lord and Saviour, peacefully at his home, on Wednesday February 19, 2014, Tom Bergsma of Strathroy, in his 86th year.  Beloved husband of the late Hendrika (2010).  Loving father of Joyce Power (Brian), Neil (Corrine), and Ron (Ivan).  Dear Opa to Chris, Patrick and Jade.  Survived by his 4 brothers and a sister.  Predeceased by his son Tommy (1967), his parents, and 3 brothers.  Visitation will be held at Strathroy East Christian Reformed Church, 476 Metcalfe Street E, Strathroy on Monday from 2-6 p.m. where the memorial service will also be held on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Derek Bouma officiating.  Private interment in Strathroy Cemetery.  In memory of Tom, donations may be made to the Strathroy Community Christian School or the VON Middlesex-Elgin Foundation.  Arrangements entrusted to Denning Bros. Funeral Home, Strathroy.

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FOSTER, Flossie May of London

Posted by on February 19, 2014

FosterFOSTER, Flossie May (nee Beecroft, Lucas) – Peacefully at Victoria Hospital, on Wednesday, February 19th, 2014, Mrs. Flossie May Foster of London in her 99th year.  Beloved mother of Freida Phillips (Robert) and Doreen Hennigar (Wayne).  Loving grandmother of Michele Milles (Tony), Rebecca Walker (John) and adoring great-grandmother of Demetri Milles and Keira and Clint Walker.  Predeceased by her husbands, Warden Lucas (1970) and James Foster (1984).  WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL entrusted with arrangements.  A private memorial service will take place at a later date, with interment in Cowal Cemetery, Melbourne Cemetery.  Those wishing to make a memorial contribution are asked to consider the Heart and Stroke Foundation, or the charity of your choice.  Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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LANGLEY: Susan “Sue” of St. Thomas, ON

Posted by on February 19, 2014

Langley (162x250)Langley, Susan “Sue” of St. Thomas, passed away on Tuesday, February 18, 2014, at her late residence, in her 73rd year. Beloved wife of the late Richard “Dick” Langley (2011) and loved mother of Stephen Langley and his wife Lisa, Curtis Langley and his wife Andrea and Matthew Langley. Much loved grandmother of Scott, Zachary, Ethan and Liam. Dear sister of Stephen Wiener (Judy) and Joseph Wiener (Marion), all of St. Thomas. Also survived by a number of nieces and nephews. Sue was born in St. Thomas on December 9th, 1941 the daughter of the late Frank and Jean (McNabb) Wiener. Sue was a graduate of the University of Western Ontario.  She was a retired teacher with the Elgin County Board of Education (Thames Valley). She was a long time board member with the Y.W.C.A. Sue enjoyed travelling the world with her husband Dick.

Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas for visitation Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Prayers will be recited at the funeral home on Friday at 4:00pm. Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Anne’s Church on Saturday (Feb. 22nd) at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow, with private interment of ashes in Holy Angels’ Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the  Alzheimer Society of Elgin.

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CARVER: Rev. Arthur “Lloyd” of St. Thomas, ON

Posted by on February 19, 2014

CarverCarver, Rev. Arthur “Lloyd” of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, on Monday, February 17th, 2014.  He is predeceased by his parents William Arthur and Alice (Lee) Carver , his only sibling Robert Vernon Carver and his eldest grandson. He is wished a happy journey to meet “the Big Boss” by his wife of 67 years Helena (nee Borden) and his five children, Fred, Elizabeth Ann, Michael, Bryan and James as well as their spouses. He is also survived by 12 wonderful grandchildren and 8 adorable great grandchildren. Lloyd was an Army Veteran of World War II. He spent many years as Cub Master, Sunday School Superintendent, Little League coach and De Molay mentor. Entering into the Ministry of the United Church of Canada in 1971, he served congregations in New Brunswick and Ontario. He was appointed as the Grand Chaplain of the Grand Lodge of New Brunswick, was a 67 year Mason and an active member until recently of the Order of the Eastern Star.

A Public Memorial service to celebrate Lloyd’s life will be held at St. Andrew’s United Church,  60 West Ave., St. Thomas on Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. Visitation at the Church on Wednesday from 2:00-3:00 p.m. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity close to Dad’s heart. Order of the Eastern Star, Grand Chapter of Ontario, Estarl Fund. (c/o Mr. Pat Delany, 36 Downpatrick Crescent, Toronto, On. M9R 4A4) or a charity of your choice would  be gratefully appreciated. Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas in charge of arrangements.

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RIEMARERSMA: Mary Joan (Finley) of St. Thomas, ON

Posted by on February 19, 2014

Riemarersma (178x250)Riemarersma, Mary Joan (Finley) of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 16th, 2014, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, surrounded by her loving family, in her 80th year. Dearly loved mother of Donald Parker, Sharon O’Neill (Tim), Wanda Lee Martin, H. Richard Parker (partner Janet Murray), Jimmy Clinansmith, all of St. Thomas and Jane Quangvan (Om) of Cambridge. Dear sister of Donald Finley and Bev Harwood, both of London and Barb  Hillier of St. Thomas. Sadly missed by a number of grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Mary was born in London on August 10th, 1934. She was formerly of member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian Legion, St. Thomas.

Resting at Williams Funeral Home 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral  service will be held on  Friday at 11:00   a.m. Visitation Thursday  from  2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society.

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STACPOOLE: Margaret Ellen (BONNIE) of St. Thomas, ON

Posted by on February 19, 2014

Bonnie Stacpoole photo (186x250)STACPOOLE, Margaret Ellen (BONNIE) peacefully died at her Queen Street home Friday, February 14th, 2014. She was predeceased by her parents, Norman and Edna Kirk and her brother, David Kirk.  Bonnie is survived by her husband of forty eight years, Tony, three awesome daughters and their husbands Krista (John), Andra (Kelly) and Rebecca (Tom) and six grandchildren, Olivia and Teaghan Arnold, Laken and Kirk Tucker and Kai and Phoebe Lewis. She is also survived by her two brothers, Doug and Bob (Joan), brother-in-law Warren, sisters-in-law Margot White (Ray) and Connie McLennan (Ken).  Those Kirk yearly picnic reunions happily brought together dozens of nieces and nephews.  Bonnie was an assertive and active woman.  She worked for T.D. bank, Clark Equipment and VME as payroll supervisor, and at Knox Presbyterian Church as secretary-treasurer.  She was a long-time member of Beta Sigma Phi sorority and the Knox Evening Circle.  Bonnie had a wide range of interests and talents– bowler, rug hooker, knitter, sewer, crocheter, avid reader, performing arts supporter.  She will be sadly missed by those that loved her and those that knew her.

The funeral service will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, Hincks St., St. Thomas  on Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. Visitation at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas on Tuesday from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. A memorial service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. by Officers and Members of the Beta Sigma Phi. Remembrances may be made to the Knox Memorial Fund, Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada or charity of choice.

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SCHROEDER, Barbara “June” of RR 2 Centralia, age 78

Posted by on February 19, 2014

SCHROEDER:  Peacefully, at Stratford General Hospital, Tuesday, February 18, 2014, Barbara “June” (Alcock) (Dale) Schroeder of RR 2, Centralia, age 78.  Beloved wife of the late Harry A. Schroeder (1998) and the late Carman Dale (1978).  Loved mother and mother-in-law of Donna and Fred Veenstra, Joan and Ivan Disher all of RR 4, Clinton, Brenda and Earl Scott of RR 1, Newton, Bruce Dale and Daren Dale both of RR 2, Centralia. Loving grandma of Jason (Candi) Veenstra, Kim (Matt) Veenstra, Randy (Kristine) Scott, Jamie (Jenna) Scott, Kelly (Rod) Scott, Megan (Bill) Disher, Melissa Disher, Stephanie Disher and great-grandma of Madison Scott.  Dear sister of Jean Storey and Joan Baxter.  Loved by her many nieces, nephews and their families.  Predeceased by her parents Richard and Eliza (Kirkconnell) Alcock, grandson Matthew Disher, siblings Beacham, Eric, Isabelle, Ruth, Mary and Helen.  Resting at the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, with a private family visitation on Saturday. A public visitation will be held on Sunday, February 23, 2014 commencing at 1 p.m. followed by the funeral service at 2:00 p.m.   Mr. Bob Heywood officiating.  Spring Interment Crediton Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations (payable by cheque) to the South Huron Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.  Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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FRANCIS: Bob of London

Posted by on February 18, 2014

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Surrounded by family on Monday, February 17, 2014, Robert “Bob” Francis of London in his 95th year.  Beloved husband of the late June (Jackson) Francis (wife of 70 years) (2013). Loving father of Bob Francis Jr. and his wife Linda of London, Barry Francis and his wife Audrey of London, Bonny Francis and her partner Roc Lambiris of Thamesville and Bruce Francis and his wife Irene of Belleville.  Dearly loved Poppa and Grandpa of his eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.  Predeceased by his sisters Margaret Noyes, Katherine Carter and Edith Stratton.  Bob was a Past Master of St. Paul’s No. 107 A.F. and A. M. and 32 degree member of the Mocha Temple.  The family would like to thank the staff at peopleCare – Juniper and Francis Place for their love and support.  Friends will be received by the family from 7-9 pm on Thursday, February 20, 2014 and one hour prior (12-1pm) to the service at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. The funeral service will be held in the chapel on Friday, February 21, 2014 at 1 pm, with The Reverend Canon Rob Park officiating.  Cremation with interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to Shriners Hospitals For Children, c/o Mocha Shrine Centre, 468 Colborne Street, London ON N6B 2T3.  Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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HARRIS: Wanda of London

Posted by on February 18, 2014

24381 HarrisHARRIS, Wanda Catherine 1923 – 2014…..

Peacefully at Grand Wood Park Retirement Community, London, on Sunday, February 16, 2014, Wanda Catherine (Ferguson) Harris in her 91st year.  Beloved wife of the late William J. “Bill” Harris (2008).  Dear mother of Paul Harris and his wife Bunny of London. Cherished grandmother of Greg Harris and his wife Anissa of Toronto, James Harris and his wife Melanie of Neuchatel, Switzerland and Lori McEachnie and her husband Brad of London. Great-grandmother to Ryder, Payton, Lucas, Zoe, Brooklyn and Blake. Dear sister of Marie McKenzie of Goderich and the late Donald Ferguson (1980). The family would like to thank all the staff at Grand Wood Park, for their compassion, wonderful care and for making Wanda’s last remaining days as comfortable as possible. A special thank you to the staff at the London Regional Cancer Program, for the excellent care during her treatment over the last four years.  The family will receive friends from 7-9 pm on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 and one hour prior to the service (12-1 pm), at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, where the funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 1 pm, with Reverend Gregory Brawn officiating. Private family spring interment in Ripley Cemetery, Ripley, Ontario. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the London Regional Cancer Program, 747 Baseline Road East, London ON  N6C 2R6 or the Byron United Church – Honour and Memorial Fund, 420 Boler Road, London ON    N6K 2K5.  Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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TODD: Brian of London

Posted by on February 18, 2014

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Passed away peacefully at Victoria Hospital, London on Sunday, February 16, 2014, Brian Todd in his 72nd year. Beloved husband of Patricia. Loving father of Justine Hamilton and Andrea Domanski. Loving step-father of Warren, Christine, Rose-Marion, and Michael. Cherished grandfather of 13 grandchildren. Dear brother of Pam Fitch. Also missed by his niece and nephew and his Auntie Sue. Predeceased by his parents, Robert and Charlotte.  Friends will be received by the family from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, where the service will be conducted in the chapel on Friday, February 21, 2014 at 11am. Cremation to follow. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Online condolences, memories and photographs may be shared at www.amgfh.com

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Draisey: Alvin John of London

Posted by on February 18, 2014

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With his loving family by his side at Parkwood Hospital on February 16, 2014, Alvin John Draisey of London in his 93rd year. Reunited with his beloved wife Muriel Doris (nee McComb) Draisey. Much loved father to Alvin Draisey and his wife Mary of Crediton and Janice Copeland and her husband Gary of Dorchester. Forever in the heart of his very best friend and granddaughter Renee Crowe and her husband Jim of Dorchester. Fondly remembered by his grandchildren Shawn Draisey of London and Laura Phillips and her husband Ron of Florida. Cherished great-grandfather of Tonya-Lynne, Brieanna, Chance, Wyatt and Jordan. Predeceased by his son George and grandson Curtis (1976). Predeceased by his siblings, Irene, Myrtle, Bertha, Bud and Orvil. Remembered by a very special family friend Cathy Fieler as well as many nieces and nephews.  Friends will be received by the family from 2-4 and 7-9 pm on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, where the service will be conducted in the chapel on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 11am. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph’s Health Care Foundation – Parkwood Hospital – Veterans Art, 268 Grosvenor Street, London ON  N6A 4V2. Online condolences, memories and photographs may be shared at www.amgfh.com

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MOSES: Harry H. of London

Posted by on February 18, 2014

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Peacefully at Parkwood Hospital, London, on Thursday, February 13, 2014, Harry H. Moses of London in his 94th year.  Beloved husband of the late Betty N. (Bendell) Moses (2010). Loving father of Brian Moses and his wife Diane of Lambeth, Larry Moses and his wife Eleanor of Burlington and Robert Moses and his wife Deborah of Birr.  Predeceased by his son Wayne Moses. Cherished grandpa of Colleen Moses-Nagy (Mike), Michael Moses (Gerri), Angela VanBrenk (James), Stephen Moses (Terri Anne), Lindy Marshall (Duncan), Amy Moses, Laura Moses and Christopher Moses and his 13 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Ada McNabb and Charlotte Collins. Also survived by several nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his sisters Freda Bourne and Sylvia Young. The family would like to thank the staff 5B South, for their care and compassion.  Friends will be received by the family from 3-6 pm on Tuesday, February 18, 2014, at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London.  A private funeral service will be held on Wednesday, February 19, 2014.  Cremation with interment in Woodland Cemetery, London.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to St. Joseph’s Health Care Foundation – Parkwood Hospital – Veterans Care, 268 Grosvenor Street, London ON  N6A 4V2.  Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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BURR: George of London

Posted by on February 18, 2014

24374 BurrBURR, George Arthur Charles…

At Westmount Gardens Long Term Care, London on Tuesday, February 4, 2014. George Burr in his 86th year. Beloved husband of the late Patricia M. Burr (Brothers). Loving father of David Burr and his wife Terry Griggs of Stratford, Karen MacIntyre and her husband Daniel of London, Chris Burr and his wife Karen of Burlington, and Robin Kamphuis and her husband Rob of London. Cherished grandfather of Tricia (Rob), Jeff, Sandy, Zachery, Cassidy, Jessica and Megan. Proud great-grandfather of Adam and Emily. Dear brother of Eileen Grant and her husband Syd of London, Doreen Burr of London, Jean Cowan and her husband Bob, and Kathy Gelech and her husband Ron of London. Predeceased by his sisters Mary Calvert, June Burr and Betty Scott. Family and friends are invited to attend a celebration of life on Sunday, February 9, 2014 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm at HMCS Prevost, 19 Becher Street, London, ON N6C 1A4. Private family interment in Woodland Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 180-633 Colbourne Street, London, ON N6B 2V3 or to the Navy League of Canada c/o RCSCC Courageous, 19 Becher Street, London, ON N6C 1A4. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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DOUCET: Ron of Strathroy and formerly of Toronto

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Ron DoucetAt Four Counties Health Services, Newbury on Monday, February 17, 2014, Ron Doucet of Strathroy and formerly of Toronto in his 57th year. Predeceased by his parents, Ronald Doucette and Pauline LaPointe and one sister Cathy.  He is survived by brothers and sister, Ken, Dean, Tracy, Terry, Cindy and Rod as well as several nieces and nephews. Funeral service Saturday, February 22 at 2:00p.m. at the Van Heck Funeral Home, 172 Symes Street, Glencoe.  (Visitation starting at 1:30 p.m.)  Graveside service Beechwood Cemetery, Toronto on Monday, February 24 at 2 pm . 

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Ross: Cassie of Wardsville

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Ross, CassieAt Four Counties Health Services, Newbury on Tuesday, February 18, 2014, Cassie Ross of Wardsville in her 75th year.  Beloved wife of Stanley Ross.  Dear mother of Michael (Gail) Ross and Susan (Frank) Clark.  Loving grandmother of Rebecca and Amanda Clark (T.J.) and Jacob Ross.  Dear sister of Bill McRoberts (Lena) and the late Bob McRoberts (1976) (Sharon Marsh).  Predeceased by her parents, A.D. (1990) and Dorothy McRoberts (1997).  Relatives and friends will be received at the Van Heck Funeral Home, 172 Symes St., Glencoe on Friday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 22 at 11 a.m. Rev. Richard Golden officiating.  Interment to follow at the Bothwell Cemetery.  Memorial donations may be made to the Four Counties Health Services Foundation.

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MARTIN: Geraldine Mae “Gerry” of London

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Martin Geraldine (for obit)MARTIN, Geraldine Mae “Gerry” – At Marian Villa, London, on Saturday, February 15th, 2014, Mrs. Geraldine Mae “Gerry” Martin of London in her 89th year. Wife of the late Frank Martin (2013). Loving mom and true friend of Judy (Murray) Turner, Jim (Janice) Martin and Bob (Lynda) Martin, all of London. Loving Gram to Todd, Jason (Diane) and Tracey Turner; Wesley (Ally), Zachary (Steph) and Tori Martin; and Colin and Justine Martin. Great-grandma “Gigi” to Dylan, Jack and William. Dear sister to Dorothy Perry of Peterborough. Geraldine had a passion for Bingo and a love for people. Her warm heart and wonderful sense of humour will be missed by many. A special thanks to all the staff at Mount Hope, 3rd floor and Dr. Persaud for their loving care and kindness. A memorial visitation will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Thursday from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.  A memorial service will be conducted at Mount Hope Chapel, 200 College Avenue (ground floor), London, on Friday, February 21st, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with visitation from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Gerry are asked to consider the Mount Hope Foundation – Recreation Department. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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