KERHOULAS – Norma of Terrace Lodge, Aylmer and formerly of St. Thomas

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Kerhoulas – Norma of Terrace Lodge, Aylmer and formerly of St. Thomas passed away peacefully at her late residence on Tuesday, April 5th, 2016, in her 82nd year. Beloved wife of the late George Peter Kerhoulas and dearly loved mother of Deb (Kerhoulas) Earnshaw, Dan Kerhoulas, Kathy Kerhoulas of St.Thomas and Karry (Ai) Kerhoulas of Calgary. Cherished grandmother of Jennifer, Jessica, Amanda, Sarah and Jesse and great-grandmother of Skyler, Jayden, Aneisha, Chelsea, Dante, Tiger and Enzo. Dear sister of Earl Smith, Vera McIvor, Marion Churchill, Robert Smith and the late Joyce Haney and William Smith. Norma was born in Sherbrooke, Quebec on November 21st, 1934, daughter of the late Charles and Hilda (Wilkinson) Smith. She was a former member of Grace United Church. Norma was an avid gardener and also enjoyed sewing and crafts.

In keeping with Norma’s wishes cremation has taken place. A private family service will be held. Interment of ashes will take place in Elmdale Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Elgin. Online condolences may be sent to ahughson@execulink.com. Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, St. Thomas entrusted with arrangements.

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HENSELEIT, Karl Heinz

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web_Henseleit_karlPeacefully after a lengthy illness on April 1, 2016 at the age of 88. Loving husband of Rita for 30 years. Dear father of Fran, Michael Taiariol and wife Therese and predeceased by his son Karl Jr. Much loved Opa of Angeline and Matthew. Survived by his brothers Werner and Gaerhardt and his twin sisters Inga and Ursula, all of Germany. Karl will be sadly missed by his brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. If you so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or Hospice Residential would be appreciated by the family. A private family service was held. Arrangements entrusted to FAMILIES FIRST, 1065 Lauzon Rd., East Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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PICCOLO, Antonio “Tony”

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WEB_Piccolo_AntonioPeacefully on March 31, 2016, at the age of 88, with his loving family by his side.  Predeceased by his dear wife Maria (2014).  Loving father of Luigi and wife Debbie, Giovana Synnott and husband Bill, Dorina DeMarco and husband Battista, Frank and wife Liz.  Predeceased by his infant daughter Rafaella.  Treasured Grandpa of Sasha, Wesley, Shaun, Crystal, Divina, Alessandro, Felicia, Zachary and Alexis.  Adored Great-Grandpa of Kaia, Atreyu, Cedar, Elle, Ethan and Stella.  Dear son of the late Eugenio and Rosina.  Dear Brother of Giuseppe (the late Annina), Francesco (Ada) and the late: Carmela DeNucci (Ted), Luigi (Catherine), Vito (survived by Carmelina), Maria Martino (Francesco/Adelina), Dora Fantin (Bruno).  Brother-in-law of Pietro (Candida) DaSacco, Irene Cipparrone (Michele), Ferruccio (Giulianna) DaSacco, Claudio (Silvana) DaSacco, Luigi (Marina) DaSacco and the late Silvana and Yolanda DaSacco.  Tony will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and cousins.  Special thanks to the caring staff at Huron Lodge.  If you so desire, donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.  Visiting Sunday 3:00-5:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral Service Monday at 11:30 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  Entombment at Heavenly Rest Cemetery.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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DONLON, Pearl (nee Peltier)

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web_donlon_josephinePassed away suddenly on March 31, 2016 at 89 years of age. Reunited with her beloved husband Joe (2011) and son Don (2012) (Sheila). Cherished mother of Gary (Val), Pat (Frank) Tellier, Joe (Deb) and Mike. Loving Mimi of Shane (Sam), Neil (Chantelle), Chris (Meghan), Steve, Joel (Steph), Jay (Joanne), Jesse (Amber), Tammara and great Mimi of Sierra, Troy, Cohen, Dorian, Jailyn, Marques, Benjamin and Livia. Pearl will be missed by many nieces, nephews, God children, dear friends and bingo buddies. If you so desire, donations to The Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Sunday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Parish Prayers Sunday at 4:30pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Monday, family and friends are invited to meet at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church (4401 Mount Royal Drive) after 10:00am until time of Funeral Mass at 11:00am. Procession to Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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LaCHANCE, Yvonne Marie (nee LaFontaine)

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web_Lachance_yvonnePassed peacefully with her family by her side, after her battle with cancer on March 31, 2016. Survived by loving husband Daniel La Chance of 50 years. Special mother to Jeff and Mary, Cathy, Allen and Tamara, Keith and Lisa. Grandma and “Amma” to Ryan, Ashley, Stephanie, the late Joseph (2009), Jonathan, Anyssa, Amy, Jacob, Shaylin, Justin, Jazyman, Hailey, Tyler, Jackson, and Donald. Yvonne was a loving daughter and daughter in law to the late Louis and Marjorie LaFontaine and Jules and Ida May Rose La Chance. Sister to Edward and Lyne LaFontaine, Larry and Mary-lynne LaFontaine, Annette and Wayne Beecroft, the late Aline and the late Don Renaud, Marie Taylor, Luci and Leonard Bezdan, the late Roland LaFontaine, David and Angele LaFontaine, Louis and Pat LaFontaine, Janine and the late Tim Flood, Hubert and Mary-Lynne LaFontaine, Robert and Tara LaFontaine, Lorraine and Paul Murchison, Tim and Lyla LaFontaine, Denise LaFontaine, Mitchel LaFontaine. Sister in Law to Henry and the late Verna La Chance, Bobby La Chance, Kenny and the late Cathy La Chance, Jeanette and Jack Grenier, Gerry and Richard Mushler. Loved by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Donations to the Windsor and Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Yvonne was the Rock of our family and a friend to all. Visiting Sunday from 3-5pm and 7-9pm. On Monday family and friends are invited after 10:30am for a service at 11:30am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca.

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GULKO, Walter “Wally”

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web_GulkoPassed away peacefully with his family by his side on March 31, 2016 at 90 years of age. Cherished husband of Sarah for 59 years. Beloved father of Mary-Rachael Gulko and husband Robert Waldie. Loving Grandpa of McKenzy Gulko Waldie. Reunited with his parents Joseph and Tekla and brother Johnny Gulko. Wally will be missed by his extended family and friends. He worked at Chrysler Canada for 38 years and enjoyed 35 years of retirement with his family. If you so desire, donations to The Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Monday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Parish Prayers Monday at 7:30pm. Funeral Service Tuesday at 1:00pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Procession to St. Alphonsus Cemetery, Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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GIVLIN, Katy Noreen

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web_givlin_katyPassed away unexpectedly at the age of 34 years.  Loving daughter to Greer and the late Robert (2006) Givlin. Dearest sister to Kimberly Givlin and husband Ryan Annett. Katy will be missed by her many aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and her four-legged companion Meeka.  If you so desire, memorial donations to the Windsor & Essex Humane Society would be appreciated by the family.  Cremation has taken place.  Memorial visiting Tuesday 7-9 p.m. Memorial service Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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BARRON, Mark Fr.

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web_barron robertWent home to his God on March 30, 2016 at 81 years of age. Son of the late Mike and Hazel Barron. Brother of Robert Barron and Catherine Mendenhall. Fr. Mark was born in Cushing, Oklahoma, brought up in Pueblo, Colorado and joined the Trappist Community, as a Monk, studied in Lafayette, Oregon and was ordained a Trappist Priest on June  11, 1960. Fr. Mark was a kind, generous and hospitable priest who shared his Christian faith and knowledge. When Fr. Mark left the Trappist Community he was incardinated (accepted) as a priest for the Diocese of London. His dream was to establish an association called the Christian Life Society and did so in Maidstone, Ontario in 1980. Bishop Sherlock engaged him to work in Pastoral Ministry in Windsor & Essex County in weekend work, retreats, missions and counselling. This work was well received. His door was always open to anyone in need. Fr. Mark was appointed in 1992 to the Windsor hospitals team, serving many years in the care of the sick. From 2000 until 2005, Fr. Mark was administrator at the Star of the Sea Mission on Pelee Island. He retired from active priestly ministry in 2005. Fr. Mark died after a long illness in Chatham. Please pray for the repose of the soul of Fr. Mark Barron. If you so desire, donations to the Roman Catholic Diocese of London or the charity of one’s choice would be appreciated.  On Monday, family and friends are invited to meet after 10 am at Corpus Christi Church 1400 Cabana Rd, followed by Mass at 11 am. Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 . Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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LASTRO, Jakov

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web_lastro_jakovSuddenly on March 31, 2016 at 61 years of age.  Beloved husband of Marinka.  Cherished father of Danijel and wife Cindy Lastro, Ivana and husband Miguel Chirolla, Jelena Lastro.  Loving Dida of Iliana and Lucas.  Also survived by many relatives in Croatia and Bosnia.  Jakov was a dedicated member of St. Francis of Assisi Church, he also loved spending time with family & friends hunting and fishing.  Visiting Friday 6-9 pm with prayers at 8 pm.  Funeral service will be Saturday at 10:15 am from Families First, 3260 Dougall Ave, South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to St. Francis of Assisi Church, 1701 Turner Rd., for Mass at 11 am. Interment Windsor Memorial Gardens.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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BENDER, Phyllis Elizabeth (Workman) of Crediton, age 78

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BENDER, Phyllis for ObitBENDER:  Peacefully, at Exeter Villa, Exeter, on Wednesday, April 6, 2016, Phyllis Elizabeth (Workman) Bender of Crediton, in her 79th year.  Beloved wife of the late Lloyd Edward Bender (December 2, 2014).  Loved mother and mother-in-law of Ralph Bender and friend Lori of St. Marys, Elizabeth and Don Millson of Guelph.  Cherished grandma of Christine and Jamie Anderson of Elora, Jaclyn Millson-Powell and Michael Powell of Guelph, Justin Bender of Exeter, Jasmine Bender of St. Catharines. Treasured great-grandma of Landen Anderson.  Phyllis will be fondly remembered by her brother Leroy Workman and his wife Linda Straus of Stratford, dear sister-in-law of Don and MaryAnn Bender of Dashwood, Shirley Richardson of Mount Forest, Patricia and Don DelBrocco of Midland and Terry Brooks of Hanover.  She will be remembered by her many nieces, nephews and their families and dear friends Anne and Dave Cottel of Crediton.  Predeceased by her parents Percy and Thelma (Dowson) Workman, father-in-law and mother-in-law Gordon and Violet (Frayne) Bender, brothers-in-law Robert Bender, Douglas and Ann Bender, Harold Bender and Ken Richardson.  Resting at the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, visitation will be held on Friday, April 8, 2016 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m., where the Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 11 a.m. The Rev. Mark Graves Officiating.  Interment Crediton Cemetery.  If desired, memorial donations (payable by cheque) may be made to Canadian Cancer Society, Brain Tumor Foundation or a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.  Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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ALLEN, Edward “Ed” Charles of London, age 73

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Allen, EdALLEN:  Peacefully at his residence in London, on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, Edward “Ed” Charles Allen, in his 74th year, formerly of Huron Park and Grand Bend.  Beloved husband of Brenda Gail (Harrington) Allen.  Loved father and father-in-law of Natasha and Richard Marier of Bayfield, Rachelle Allen of St. Thomas.  Cherished grandpa of Madeline, Meredith, Makena, Melanie, Mitchell and Memphis Marier great-grandpa of Ella and Maverick. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Gilbert “Gib” Allen of Vancouver, B.C., Ken and Joan Allen of Guelph, Ruth and Stan Psutka of Kitchener, Ernie and Sandra Harrington of Gatineau, QC., Beverley and Robert Leeson of London.  Remembered by his many nieces, nephews and their families.  Predeceased by his parents Charles and Irene (Reeves) Allen and brother Raymond Allen.  At Ed’s request, cremation has taken place.  A Memorial Service will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness, 459 Second St., London, on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.  Arrangements entrusted to T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood.  If desired, memorial donations (payable by cheque) to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.  Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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BODKIN: Madeline of London

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Bodkin (edited)BODKIN, Madeline – Peacefully on April 5th, 2016 in her 98th year. Beloved wife of the late Carlyle Armstrong Bodkin (1988). Loving mother of Gary, Bryan (Sandy) and Brenda (Steve). Beloved Gramma of Daren (Karen), Lesley (Andrew), Christopher (Emily), Kathryn (Cam) and Nicholas (Alyssa). Cherished great-Gramma of Dylan, Tom, Chloe and Benjamin. Madeline will be fondly remembered by her nieces and many friends, especially Betty Campbell. Predeceased by her sister Mary Bolton and brother Charles Coutts. A special thank you to the many personal support workers for their care and compassion. A memorial reception will be conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Madeline are asked to consider the Ivey Eye Institute – Macular Degeneration Research Fund. For information and online condolences, please visit www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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MARTENS: Andrew of Hensall

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Martens, Andrew-W300Suddenly, and too soon, at South Huron Hospital, Exeter on Thursday, April 7, 2016 of Hensall, Andrew was taken from us in his 51st year. Cherished husband and best friend of Linda (Van Dyk) for 26 years. Best Dad to Melanie, Nathan, and Leah. Much loved son of Martin Martens and Magdalena Kester (1970), and his second mom Anastasia “Lil” (neé Denomme) (Hoffman) Martens (2015). Dear brother and brother-in-law of Henry and Brenda, Mathilda and Steve Flear, Tina and Tim Doherty, Marj and Kevin MacGregor, Jeff and Karen, Tim and Annette, Liz and Paul Clark; Mary and Danny Muir, Marg Henderson, Connie and Mike Marion, Ken and Margie Van Dyk, Ed Van Dyk, Ted and Leanne Van Dyk, Wilma Van Dyk, Rosie and Mike Flanagan, and Steve Van Dyk and Barb Kerr. Andrew will be remembered by his nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, the Hoffman family, and his friends who were like family. Andrew owned and operated Forever Furniture (Antique and Oak Furniture) in St. Joseph and Sarnia for about 30 years, but his first love was his family.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, Exeter on Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Precious Blood Church, 200 Sanders Street West, Exeter on Monday, April 11th at 11 AM with Father Peter Keller presiding. Interment Exeter Cemetery.

Donations to Compassion Canada (the charity where Melanie works), or the Children’s Wish Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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McLEAN: Jack of Muirkirk

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McLean JackIt is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear husband, father, grandfather and brother; Jack (John) McLean on Wednesday April 6, 2016, in his 87th year, surrounded by his loved ones at University Hospital, London, Ontario. Jack was born on July 4, 1929 to Florence (Gardiner) and Percival McLean in Pontiac, Michigan and resided in Mosa Twp and Muirirk, ON. He is survived by his loving wife, Lois (Nethercott), brother William McLean, son, Robert (Bob) McLean, daughter, Rosemary Van Gelderen (Dolph). Also by his beloved grandchildren, Micheal Thompson, Genna McLean, Amy Cartmell (Ben), Lindsay McLean, Amelia Van Alstyne, Kylie McLean, Robbie McLean, Evie McLean, Levi Van Gelderen, Jacob Van Gelderen, Adrian Van Gelderen, Austen Van Gelderen, Chloe Van Gelderen. Also by great grandchildren, Melissa Walker, Camryn Wilson, Zach Inskip, Marley Dennis, Morgan Hawco and Baby Cartmell. Relatives and friends will be received at Van Heck Funeral Home, 172 Symes Street, Glencoe on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the Funeral service will be held on Monday, April 11, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. Rev. Deb Dolbear-VanBilsen officiating. Interment to follow at Oakland Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation and Four Counties Health Services. www.vanheckfuneral home.ca

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BEKE: Julianna of Newbury

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BekePeacefully at Four Counties Health Services, Newbury on Wednesday, April 6, 2016, Julianna Beke formerly of Newbury passed away in her 80th year. Predeceased by her husband Zoltan (1993). Dear mother of Elizabeth (Alex) Baran, late Charlie (2013) (Lorraine), Leslie Beke, Kathy (Kevin) DeGraw, Madeline (Rob) Bechard). Also survived by 10 grandchildren and several great grandchildren and 2 sisters in Hungary Ida and Karola. Predeceased by 2 grandchildren and 3 brothers Karcsi, Laszlo and Joska. Relatives and friends will be at the Van Heck Funeral Home, 172 Symes Street, Glencoe on Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held Monday, April 11 at 11a.m. at St. John’s Anglican Church, Glencoe Rev. Bonnie Rayner officiating. Interment to follow at the Oakland Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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HORLOR: Helen of London

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Horlor (edited)HORLOR, Helen – On Thursday, April 7th, 2016 at Extendicare London in her 83rd year. Beloved wife of Jerry for 60 years. Loving mother of Scott (Jean) Horlor and Sonja Walper, and grandmother of Emily and Bradley. Dear sister of Mary (Gord) Williams and Karen (Doug) Courtney. Sadly missed by her nieces, especially Cheryl O’Meara, nephews and friends. Predeceased by her siblings Bill German, Ebba Exley, Ella Pennecott and Greta Garnett. Thank you to all the nursing staff at Royalcliffe Retirement Residence and Extendicare for their care and compassion. The funeral service will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Monday, April 11th, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. with visitation one hour prior. Interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Helen are asked to consider the London Health Sciences Foundation – Cancer Centre, London Humane Society or The Arthritis Society. For information and online condolences, please visit www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

 

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KEEBLE: Agnes of London

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KEEBLE, Agnes…

Peacefully at McCormick Home on Thursday, April 7, 2016, Agnes Keeble in her 94 year. Beloved wife of the late Charles Keeble (1992). Loving mother of Eric Keeble of London. Missed by her granddaughter Sharlene Gerus and her husband Brydon of California. Also survived by her brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her daughter Eileen Jarvis (2007) and her sister Ivy Steele. A special and sincere thank you to the staff of McCormick Home on Memory Lane and Oak Avenue for taking wonderful care for the past two and a half years. Cremation has taken place. A private family service will be held at a later date. Inurnment in Woodland Cemetery. In memory, donations may be made to the McCormick Home Foundation, 2022 Kains Road, London, Ontario N6K 0A8. A. Millard George Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements 519-433-5184. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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MOYLAN: Betty of London

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Peacefully, surrounded by family at McCormick Home, London, on Thursday, April 7, 2016, Betty (Braat, Ryntjes) Moylan in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late Peter Ryntjes (1973) and the late Doug Moylan (1993). Loving mother of Ellie Watt (Dave), Anne Morley (Ken), Betty Davis (Tom), Ria Hargreaves (Tom), and Diana Broughton (Greg). Cherished Oma of Peter Elgie, Becky Pieniniemi (Henry), Dan Morley (Claire), Jason Belair (Darlene), Shane Doherty (Jessica), Derek Davis, Kathy Hammond (Brent), Leanna Hamilton (Greg) and Chad Hamilton (Rebecca) and great-Oma to 14 great-grandchildren. The family would like to thank the staff at McCormick Home for their exceptional care and compassion. Friends will be received by the family one hour prior (10-11am) to the funeral service being conducted on Monday, April 11, 2016 at 11 am, at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, with Father John Jasica celebrant. Interment in St. Peter’s Cemetery, London. In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society London – Middlesex, 435 Windermere Road, London, ON N5X 2T1 or McCormick Home – Alzheimer Outreach Program, 2022 Kains Road, London ON N6K 0A8. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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WOERZ: Dieter “Peter” of Strathroy

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Woerz, Dieter “Peter”

Peacefully passed on April 7th, 2016 at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital at age of 72. Beloved husband of June Woerz (nee Parker). Loving father of David (Brenda) and James (Amber) of London. Proud Opa of Talon, Ashleigh and Delilah Woerz, Taylor and Gordon McIntosh. Survived by his sisters Margrit (late Carl) Schaum and Ilse (Ray) Jones, mother-in-law Laila Ogg and sister-in-law Barbara (Gerry) Haumann. Predeceased by his parents Julius and Anna Woerz. Peter will be remembered by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends in Canada and Germany. Peter immigrated to Canada in 1960 from Germany to London. After 10 years in London, he purchased McGuire’s Shop on Adelaide Street and in 1979 he purchased East Town Barber Shop, both, which he was very proud of. Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 10th, 2016 from 2-4 and 7-9 at Denning’s of Strathroy. A funeral service will be held on Monday at Denning’s of Strathroy at 1p.m. Interment to follow at 4th Line Cemetery, Strathroy. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Online condolences may be left at denning.ca.

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HAILSTONE: Hank of Glencoe

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Hailstone HarryAt Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, Harry Alexander “Hank” Hailstone of R.R. 1 Glencoe passed away in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of Audrey (Walker) Hailstone. Dear father of Peter (Christine) Hailstone and grandfather of Savannah. Brother of Caroline Gerrish (Hugh) and brother-in-law of Rosemary Hailstone, Dorothy Walker (late Bill), Norma and Bruce Dolbear, June and Tom McLachlan and Marlene Walker. Predeceased by his infant son David (1971), and his brothers William (2010) (late Alice 2000), James (1989) and Robert (2015). Hank will be missed by his “grand-dog” Jaz. Relatives and friends will be received at the Van Heck Funeral Home, 172 Symes Street, Glencoe on Thursday evening from 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Friday, April 8, at 11 a.m. Rev. Deb Dolbear-VanBilsen officiating. Cremation with interment at Oakland Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Diabetes Association or Canadian Cancer Society. www.vanheckfuneralhome.ca

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ROBERTS: Ruth of Alvinston

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RobertsAfter a life well lived, Ruth Marie Roberts of Alvinston passed away peacefully at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at the age of 88 years. She was the only child of the late John and Mildred Shortt.   Ruth was the loving wife of the late Burton Roberts (1989). She will be deeply missed by her daughter Anne Marie Lucan and her husband Joe of Alvinston. Cherished grandmother of Jody and her husband Tyler Desjardine of Strathroy and loving proud great grandmother (G.G.) of Ty Desjardine. Also very dear friend of Stan Racher and all his family. Ruth had a patient, loving, considerate way and a thoughtful presence. Fondly remembered for her generous caring soul and kind gentle heart. She loved her family and friends, her church and her community and was dearly loved by all whose lives she touched. To know her was to love her. The family thanks each of her Special Angels who helped her remain in her home as she was so determined to do so and also thanks to everyone at Strathroy Hospital for their wonderful compassionate care. Relatives and friends will be received at the Van Heck Funeral Home, 3232 River Street, Alvinston on Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service Saturday, April 9 at 11 a.m. at Hope United Church, Alvinston. Rev. Jim Breen officiating. Interment to follow at Alvinston Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital Foundation, Hope United Church, Alvinston, Children’s Wish or charity of your choice. www.vanheckfuneralhome.ca

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ENNIS: Barbara Mary of London

Posted by on April 6, 2016

ENNIS, Barbara Mary – Peacefully at Kensington Village, London, on Tuesday, April 5th, 2016 in her 98th year. Lovingly remembered by her many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by her brothers Aidan, Nicholas (Beatrice), John (Bernice) and Bill (Gloria). Visitation will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Friday from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. with parish prayers at 7:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Family Parish, 777 Valetta Street, London, on Saturday, April 9th, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. Cremation to follow with a private interment at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Barbara are asked to consider Covenant House Toronto or a charity of your choice. For information and online condolences, please visit www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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GRAINGER: Dr. Robert Moore, DDS, MScD, DDPH, RCDC of London

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24984 Dr. GraingerGRAINGER, Dr. Robert Moore, DDS, MScD, DDPH, RCDC …..

Peacefully at his residence on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, Dr. Robert Grainger in his 98th year.  Beloved husband of Norma (Thomas) Grainger for 47 years. Loving father of Patricia Grainger of Ottawa and Jennifer Grainger of London. Grandfather of Jonathon (Kyla), Jeremy and Michael and great-grandfather of Kira, Nathan, Elliot and Piper. Predeceased by his son Donald Grainger and his sisters Ruth Grainger and Helen Wilson. Dr Grainger graduated in Dentistry, University of Toronto, in 1943, practiced for a few years, and then returned to University for further degrees in statistics and epidemiology. His career then took him into the field of dental research at various Universities, and at the Institute of Dental Research, NIH, in Washington, D.C.  He also worked as a consultant to several industries and organizations, notably the World Health Organization of the U.N. for a number of years. The family thanks Dr. Cejic and staff (Byron Family Medical Centre), the CCAC, and the staff of St. Elizabeth and the VON for their wonderful care of Dr. Grainger over the past few months. Friends will be received by the family one hour prior (9:30-10:30am) to the funeral service being conducted on Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 10:30am, at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. Interment in Woodland Cemetery, London.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to Salvation Army, 371 King Street, London ON  N6B 1S4 or Mission Services of London, 415 Hamilton Road, London ON N5Z 1S1.  Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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Couture: Rhea Katherine of Wallacetown

Posted by on April 6, 2016

Rhea Peacefully surrounded by her family on Tuesday April 5 2016. Rhea Katherine [Coulter] Couture of Wallacetown in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late Walter Couture [January 2015]. Dear mother of Elaine and Larry Howard of Wallacetown.Special Grandma of Melanie, Craig, Matthew. Dear sister of Wilfred and Marie Coulter of Sarnia. as well as many nieces, nephews, great and great great nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Archie and Mary Coulter, sisters Marion Houghton, Lucille Verrall, brother Jack Coulter. Rhea was a graduate of the University of Western Ontario and taught for almost 40 years. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. In retirement Rhea and Walter travelled on many road trips. She was a avid knitter, quilter, neddlecrafter, family historian and most of all a Toronto Maple Leaf’s fan. She also enjoyed sharing time with many good friends for lunch and tea. Special thanks to Adam Linton Dialysis Unit Victoria Hospital, Dr. Susan Huoang, Dr. Merdel, VON-Elgin and CCAC for the tremendous support and also to family and friends for the visits at home. Relatives and friends will be received at the Arn Funeral Home 193 Shackleton St. Dutton 519-762-2416 Friday 2-4 & 7-9 where the funeral service will be held on Saturday April 9 2016 at 11 a.m. Interment in Fairview Cemetery. Donations to Adam Linton Dialysis Unit Victoria Hospital would be appreciated. Email condolences arnfuneralhome@bellnet.ca

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MARTINS: Jorge of Strathroy

Posted by on April 6, 2016

Peacefully on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital Jorge Martins of Strathroy passed away at the age of 61. Loving husband of Paula. Beloved father of Nelson (Christina) Martins, Delio Martins (Brigida Silva), Marlene Martins (Greg), Sidonia (Danny) Robson and Ashley Martins (Tatiana). Survived by his 7 grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at All Saints Roman Catholic Church on Saturday, April 9th at 2:00 pm with Fr. John Pirt officiating. Interment to follow in All Saints Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Online condolences accepted at www.denning.ca.

 DENNING’S OF STRATHROY

519-245-1023

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