NUFER: Andre of London

Posted by on December 10, 2015

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Peacefully at St. Thomas Hospital, on Wednesday, December 9, 2015, local London photographer Andre Nufer, passed in his 80th year. Beloved husband of the late Judy Nufer (1996). Proud and loving father of Kaila Gottschling (Mark) and Nick Nufer (Dionne). Cherished Grandaddy of Mason, Hope and Trenton. Dear brother of Wendell Nufer, Beatrice Yasayko and their families. Andre was a photography Professor at Fanshawe College for many years. Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received by the family from 7-9 p.m. on Monday, December 14, 2015, at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. The celebration of Andre’s life will be held in the funeral home chapel on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 11 a.m., with Pastor Rodger McCready officiating. Interment in Woodland Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to Meals on Wheels, 356 Queens Avenue, London, ON N6B 1X6. Online condolences, memoires and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com   

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RIDGEWELL (Davis): Caroline of London

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Passed away peacefully, at People Care Oakcrossing on Wednesday, December 9, 2015, in her 96th year. Beloved wife of the late Arthur Ridgewell (2015). Loving mother of Rick (Ruth), Ted, and Perry (Maxine). Cherished grandma of 8 and great-grandma of 11. Sadly missed by her brother Jim Davis, and by her nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her brother William (Red) (1993). Times with family and friends were always fondly remembered.  A special thank you to the staff at People Care Oakcrossing for their compassionate and attentive care for our parents. Your kindness has been greatly appreciated. Friends will be received by family at A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street, South, on Saturday, December 19, 2015  from 10-11am  where the Memorial Service will be held at  11am. Cremation has taken place, Private interment at a later date. Donations made in Caroline’s memory may be made to the Alzheimers Society of London, 435 Windermere Rd, London, ON N5X 2T1, or charity of your choice. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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BELL: Elsie Jane of Chesley

Posted by on December 10, 2015

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December 15, 1918 – December 8, 2015

Elsie Bell of Chesley, passed away on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at the age of 96 from a sudden heart attack. Elsie was born in Gilbert Plains, Manitoba and was predeceased by her husband, Cecil Bell in 1986. She lived independently and remained active and involved in the Chesley community. Elsie is survived by two sons, Donald and Larry (Gwenne), granddaughter Ashley and six of fourteen siblings, Cameron McNabb (Mary), Audrey Findlay (Allen), Grace Graham (Ronald), David McNabb (Linda), Douglas McNabb (Ardithe) and Raymond McNabb (Irene). A Celebration of Elsie’s life will take place at Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley on Thursday, December 17, 2015 at 2 p.m. with a social time to follow. Inurnment in Chesley Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Chesley Baptist Church or charity of your choice.

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ALLEN: Paul of London

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Sadly in Winnipeg, MB, on Friday, December 4, 2015, Paul Allen in his 46th year. Beloved son of Penny Hunter (Terry) and John Allen (Pam). Loving brother of Rebecca Granger (Craig). Dear father of Nick and Jake. Cherished uncle of Justin, Baylee and great-uncle of Carter. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the London Food Bank, 926 Leathorne Street, London, ON N5Z 3M5. A. Millard George Funeral Home, entrusted with cremation arrangements 519-433-5184. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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McPherson, Ian formerly of Culross Township

Posted by on December 9, 2015

Ian McPhersonIan McPherson (WWII) a resident of Tiverton Park Manor, formerly of Culross Township, passed away peacefully with family by his side at South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Kincardine on Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 in his 96th year.

Beloved husband of the former Eva Stewart of Tiverton Park Manor.

Loving father of Judy Clark (Don) of Teeswater, Nancy McPherson of Kincardine, Liz Dahms (Wayne) of Mildmay, Phyllis Clancy (Jack) of Walkerton, Trudy Cleland (Charles) of Walkerton, Stuart McPherson of Teeswater, Steven McPherson (Gail) of Ripley, Jacqueline Dennis (Mike) of Kincardine and Ronda McArthur (Rick) of Kinloss.

Fondly remembered by 23 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren.

Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and by members of the Stewart family.

Ian was the last surviving member of his family, being predeceased by his parents, John and Elizabeth (Parker) McPherson and siblings Catherine McPherson and Mildred Hamilton (Wilmer), Ethel Green (Dryden), Nellie McPherson, Donald McPherson, John McPherson (Henrietta), Fred McPherson (Edna) and Jim McPherson (Jean).

Visitation will be held at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Friday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. The funeral service to celebrate Ian’s life will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, Teeswater on Saturday, December 12th, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Owen Kim officiating.

Interment Culross-Teeswater Cemetery.

Memorial donations to The Arthritis Society, Tiverton Park Manor or the charity of your choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Portrait and memorial online at www.tiffinfuneralhome.ca.

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ADAIR: Donna of London

Posted by on December 9, 2015

Adair (edited)With family by her side at St. Joseph’s Hospice on Tuesday, December 8, 2015, Mrs. Donna F. Adair (née Pudden), of London, in her 67th year. Wife of the late Gary Adair (2013). Cherished daughter of Frances. Loving Mom and Grandma of Craig and his son Brady, and Brent (Lauren) and their daughter Avery. Missed also by her cuddly canine companion Benson. Dear sister of Ted, Dianne and Lois. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 7:00-9:00 p.m. and the memorial service will be conducted on Monday, December 14, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Donna are asked to consider the London Public Library (Book for Every Child).

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THOMSON: Robert “Bob” John of London and formerly of Woodham

Posted by on December 9, 2015

Thompson, Bob-W150Peacefully, at University Hospital on Monday, December 7, 2015, in his 90th year. Beloved husband of the late Helen (2009). Loving and cherished dad of Sharon Straus, Judy Coulter and John Thomson. Proud grandpa of Paul, Andrew (Chantelle), Shawn (Kathleen), Rachel (Shawn) and Amanda (Matt); and great-grandpa of Melanie, Liam, Carly, Nolan, Josh, Shealyn, Boyd and Wyatt. Dear brother of Norma Harper, and brother-in-law of Delma Thomson, Gail Thomson and Francis Duncan. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and Danielle Randall. Predeceased by grandson Rob (2007), and great-grandson Seth (2010). Bob was a very special man, and has impacted his family and friends with his special legacy.

Visitation will be held on Friday from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the memorial service will be conducted onSaturday, December 12, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.

Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Bob are asked to consider the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario. Westview Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.   (519) 641-1793

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OSTERHOUT: Arlie of London

Posted by on December 9, 2015

It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Arlie Osterhout (Montgomery) at University Hospital on Sunday, December 6, 2015. Arlie was born in 1927 in Petrolia Ontario. She was the daughter of the late Irene and James Wolsey. Arlie was a loving wife, mother and grandparent who always had her home open to her family and friends. She enjoyed playing cards with the girls and was a talented artist, gifting her family members with her beautiful drawings and sketches. She is survived by her loving husband Dwayne Osterhout, daughter Deborah (John) Rozalowsky of Kentville, Nova Scotia, son Greg (Barb) Montgomery of Port Carling, stepson Alan (Theresa) Osterhout of Ottawa, son-in-law Norm Wilson of Lucan. Loving grandmother of Tamara Gilley, Greg Rozalowsky, Matt Montgomery, Scott Montgomery, Cody Montgomery, and step-grandmother of Nicholas Wilson, Bradley Wilson, Kara Wilson, Rachelle Brooks, Andrew Osterhout, Nicole Osterhout, Philip Osterhout and sadly missed by many great-grandchildren. Arlie was predeceased by her husband Gerald Wallace Montgomery, sisters Jeane Ditner, Gloria Nicol, and step-daughter Cindy Wilson.  A memorial service will be conducted at the WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Friday, December 11, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. with visitation one hour prior. In lieu of flowers, donations if desired, may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or a charity of your choice.

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CALCUTT, Margaret Ann of Strathroy

Posted by on December 8, 2015

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It is with great sadness that the family of Margaret Ann Calcutt (nee Pullman) announces her sudden passing on Monday, December 7th, 2015, at the age of 71. Marg is predeceased by her devoted husband Bob (2013) and lovingly remembered by her children Marla, Mark (Lisa), and Rob (Charlotte). Cherished grandmother of Preston, Jillian, Braedan and the late Candace (2015). Survived by her brother Robert Pullman and by sisters-in-law Barbara Ferguson (late Ed) and May Calcutt (late Allen). A celebration of Marg’s life will be held at Bethel Baptist Church (264 Princess St. Strathroy) on Thursday December 10th, 2015 at 1p.m with visitation prior starting at 10a.m. Cremation has taken place and a private interment will be held at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to One 22 Ministries or Cuba Outreach Ministries (Cheques made out to Bethel Baptist Church). Online condolences may be left at denning.ca. Arrangements entrusted to Denning’s of Strathroy. “So you have pain now; but I will see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy from you. John 16:22”

“It is well with my soul”

 

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Hall , Ralph Kenneth Murwyn

Posted by on December 8, 2015

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Passed away surrounded by his family after a courageous battle on December 7, 2015 at the age of 65.  Cherished husband and best friend to Sharron.  Beloved father to Jody (Rosemary), Jayme (Gina). Adored Papa to Hendrix and Jayden. Loving son of the late Louis and Ileen.  Dear brother to Sharon, Patricia, Brian (Gwen), and the late Lois and John. Ralph will be missed by his loving aunt Eleanor and his lifelong friend Mike Piette. Sadly missed by his nieces, nephews and a host of relatives and friends. After 32 years of dedicated service, Ralph retired from the Corporation of the City of Windsor. He dedicated his time to coaching baseball and shaping tomorrow’s youth. Ralph was inducted into the Windsor Essex County Hall of Fame 2013.  If you so desire, memorial donations to the Alzheimer’s Association or LaSalle Turtle Club would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Thursday 3-5, 7-9 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Friday, family and friends are invited to meet at B.M.E. Church (685 University St. E.) after 10:30 a.m. until time of service at 11:30 a.m. Interment Victoria Memorial Gardens.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Stannard, Rosalie “Rose” (Nee Burrows)

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Stannard, Rosalie “Rose” (Nee Burrows)

While in the loving care of family on December 7, 2015. Born on January 3, 1919 in Nottingham, England the daughter of Francis and Elizabeth Burrows and the youngest of eight siblings.  In her 97th year she was welcomed into the arms of her beloved husband Donald Walter (1999).   Cherished mother of Pam and husband Bob Pickle, Glenn and wife Linda Stannard, Paul and wife Linda Stannard.  Loving Nanny of Cathy (Manse), Amy (Naoufel), Jonathan (Heather), Jenny (Ian), Andrew (Kristina), Michael, James (Ashley), Carly (Steve) and great nanny to 30 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.  Rose worked as a civilian pay officer during the war and came to Canada in 1945 as a war bride with her daughter Pam.  Rose volunteered time with the Windsor Police Ladies Auxiliary, was active at Westminster United Church, and the gift shop at Windsor Western Hospital.  She worked for many years at Laura Secord at Dorwin Plaza retiring as Store Manager.  She will always be remembered in the hearts of her family and friends for living a remarkable life enjoying good friends, good health, travel. Life Love and Laughter was her trademark.  If you so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.  Visiting Friday 2-5pm and 7-9pm.  Funeral Saturday 11:30am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841  Interment Victoria Memorial Gardens.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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RANKIN, Calbert (Cal) of Sarnia

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Cal-Rankin-webRANKIN, CALBERT – At Bluewater Health on Monday, December 7, 2015, Calbert (Cal) Edward Rankin, age 86 of Sarnia passed away. He was the loving husband of the late Frances (Pat) Patricia (Corby) Rankin (2002) and dear father of John Rankin, Doug and his wife Tami of Mississauga and Paula Rankin and her husband Daniel Armchuk of Toronto, grandfather of Meagan, MacKenzie, Daniel and Amanda. He is also survived by his brother John, his wife Marion and his sister Margaret Cooper. Cal had retired from Imperial Oil after many years of service and was a longtime member of Laurel Lea/St. Matthews Presbyterian Church and the Sarnia Golf & Curling Club. Private funeral services will be held at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia) with interment following at Lakeview Cemetery. Memorial gifts made through donations to the Heart & Stoke Foundation or the Alzheimer’s Association would be appreciated by the family. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

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Sutton, William “Bill”

Posted by on December 8, 2015

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Peacefully on December 7, 2015 at 71 years of age. Cherished husband of Lois for 23 years. Loving father of the late Kenneth Sutton (1968), Stephen Sutton and wife Mary Ann, Michael Sutton, and Beth and husband Damian Farrell. Step-father of Laurie and husband Keith Vickery, Douglas Tinline and wife Lori and David Tinline and wife Cathy. Dear grandfather of Chelsea, Nathaniel, Alysha, Vanessa, Matthew and Haidin. Step-grandfather of Christina, Jennifer, Cortney, Adam, Brianna, and Derian. Treasured great-grandfather of Aubrey.  Loving son of the late Tom and Eva Sutton. Brother of Lorna. If you so desire, donations to the Parkwood Mission would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Wednesday 3-5pm and 7-9pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Thursday friends are invited to join the family after 10:00am at Parkwood Gospel (3005 Temple Dr.) for funeral at 11:00am. Interment to follow at Victoria Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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Clarke, Beverly Anne (nee Hartley)

Posted by on December 7, 2015

web_Clark_BeverlyPassed away peacefully with her family by her side at the age of 72. Survived by her husband Jim Clarke (retired General Motors employee), and daughters Joanne Vandereerden husband John and Susan Dixon husband Dave. Will be sadly missed by her grandchildren Kaitlin McCullough (&Chris Clark) and Lauren McCullough (& Steve Bellehumeur) and Matthew and Stephanie Dixon, Melissa Mihalji husband Mario and James Vandereerden (Thomas Moller). Also missing her Great Grandma is little Isabella Mihalji. Dear daughter to Shirley and the late Bill Hartley. Survived by her siblings Vaughan Hartley wife Sharon, Rob Hartley wife Linda and Michelle Brett husband Dick. Sister-in-law to Don Clarke wife Debbie and Virginia Szuch and late husband Peter. Numerous nieces and nephews will miss their Aunt Bevvie. Bev was a retired employee from Windsor Community Living. Also missed by La La and Ginger. Every day is a gift that’s why it’s called the present. Make each day the best and hug your loved ones often. If you so desire, memorial donations to the Windsor & Essex Humane Society, Hospice of Windsor or the Ontario Heart & Stroke foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Wednesday 3-5, 7-9 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Bev will be cremated and interred with her father Bill Hartley at St Stephen’s Church Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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JANZEN, Helen (nee Riediger)

Posted by on December 7, 2015

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A resident of Leamington, Helen Janzen passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Sunday, December 6, 2015 at the Leamington Mennonite Home at the age of 88. Loving wife of the late David Janzen (2000). Dear mother of David Janzen and his wife Gloria, Don Janzen and his wife Kim, Ed Janzen and his wife Ruth, Cheryl Masse and her husband Francois. Much loved grandmother to Sarah, Laura, Angela and Adam, Jeanette , James, Brian and Katie, Ryan, Marc and Eric; great-grandmother to Oliver, Aliyah, Yvaine, Odin, Elijah and Naomi. Dear sister to Henry Riediger and his wife Dorothy, Alice Baerg and her late husband Jack, Dora Jamieson and her late husband Jim. Helen will be forever remembered for her love and dedication to her family. She was a gifted artist; her oil paintings and quilts are treasured gifts left for all of us to remember her by. Family and friends will be received at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington (519 326-2631) on Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A Funeral Service to celebrate Helen’s life will be held on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at Leamington United Mennonite Church, 78 Oak Street East, Leamington at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery, Leamington. Memorial donations to honour Helen’s life can be made to the Leamington United Mennonite Church and would be appreciated by the family. Memories can be shared or memorial donations can be placed at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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ESPOSITO, Giovanni

Posted by on December 7, 2015

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90 years, passed away on Sunday, December 6, 2015 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Beloved husband of Antonina for 65 years. Dear father of Elisa Umbenhower (Bill), Vince Esposito (Nina). Loving Nonno of Giovanni, Danielle Baclig (Jason), Anthony, Francesca. Predeceased by his parents, Vincenzo and Elisabetta, his siblings, Caterina Esposito, Maria Sarro (Vito), Giuseppe (Mattia), his in-laws, Giuseppe and Teresa Aiello. Dear brother-in-law of Nicola Aiello (late Rosaria), the late Caterina Salmeri (Francesco). Giovanni will be missed by many nieces and nephews in Italy. Giovanni was a fisherman all his life…he loved to fish! Giovanni’s family wish to thank the staff on 8W at WRH Ouellette Campus, Chartwell Leamington and Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Wednesday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection at St. Joseph’s Church, 310 Sherk Street, Leamington on Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 10 a.m. Entombment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Hospital Foundation (Hospice) or Salvation Army Food Bank. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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SKINNER, Alan Gilbert of RR 2, Grand Bend, age 81

Posted by on December 7, 2015

SKINNER: Surrounded by the love of his family at South Huron Hospital, Exeter, on Saturday, December 5, 2015,  Alan Gilbert Skinner of RR 2, Grand Bend. Loved husband of 60 years to Shirley (Chandler) Skinner.  Loved father and father-in-law of Janet and Paul Gray and Doug Skinner.  Cherished grandpa of Colin Skinner and Jamie Skinner.  Dear brother and brother-in-law of Pat and Bill Cox and Nora Skinner.  Remembered by his nieces, nephews and their families. Predeceased by his parents Albert and Patricia (Trower) Skinner and brother Terry Skinner.  Cremation has taken place.  A Memorial Service will be held at the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home Dashwood, on Friday, December 11, 2015 at 1 p.m. with visitation from 12 p.m. to service time.  Interment Pinery Cemetery, Grand Bend. If desired, memorial donations (payable by cheque) to a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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GROSSCURT:Gerrit “George” formerly of Strathroy

Posted by on December 7, 2015

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Peacefully passed at home with family by his side, after a courageous battle with Cancer, in his 66th year. Beloved husband of Clara. Loving father of Gerald (Danica) and Shawn (Carla). Caring grandfather of 4 granddaughters and his only grandson. George will be missed by his sister Ina (Hugh) Dodge, step-daughters Bernice (Howard) James and Nancy (Warren) Edwards and many family and friends.

Friends will be received at Denning’s of Strathroy on Tuesday, December 8th, 2015 from 12 p.m. until the time of Funeral Service at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the VON Middlesex will be appreciated. Thanks to Dr. Leger, Carolyn, Becky and the other nurses for all your help in this difficult time. Donations and condolences may be left online at www.denning.ca.

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BECKER, Alvin Michael, of RR 1, Dashwood, age 72

Posted by on December 7, 2015

BECKER:  Peacefully, surrounded by the love of his family, at Stratford General Hospital, on Friday, December 4, 2015, Alvin Michael Becker of RR 1, Dashwood, age 72.  Beloved husband of Carol (Shackleton) Becker.  Loved father and father-in-law of Heather and Jonnathan (Jonn) Stark and Larry Becker all of Dashwood.  Dear brother and brother-in-law of Marian Becker of Zurich, Marjorie McKoy of Gaspe, QC., Gerald and Sheila Shackleton of Guelph, Valerie and Bill Krasinski of Kincardine.  Remembered by his nieces, nephews and their families.  Predeceased by his parents Rudolph “Rudy” and Violet (Volk) Becker, brothers-in-law Howard McKoy and Lindeen Shackleton.  Resting at the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood with visitation on Tuesday,  from 2 to 4 pm  and 7 to 9 pm.  The Funeral Service will be held at Zion Lutheran Church, Dashwood on Wednesday, December 9, 2015, at 11 a.m.  The Rev. John E. Trembulak III Officiating.  Interment Zion Lutheran Cemetery.  If desired, memorial donations (payable by cheque) to Canadian Diabetic Association, Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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SIFTON: William Mowbray “Mow”, of London

Posted by on December 7, 2015

Sifton editWith family by his side, at Highview Residences on Sunday, December 6, 2015, Mr. William Mowbray “Mow” Sifton, of London, in his 92nd year. Husband of the late Doris (née Flanagan) Sifton (2013). Loving Dad of Glen Sifton (Donna), Sherene Davidson (John), Carol Robertson (Doug), Paul Sifton and Richard Sifton (Sandy). Proud Grandpa of Karen, Tyler, Tim, Geordan, Matthew, Michael, Melinda, Sarah, Victoria and Cameron; and Great-Grandpa of Jasmine, Jayme and Beatrice. Predeceased by his sister Betty Mustard, and grandson Jesse Davidson (2009). Mowbray, as the President and Chairman of Sifton Properties, played a significant role in the development of London and area, in particular the Oakridge, Westmount and Berkshire communities. He was passionate about giving back to the community and was the founder of the Sifton Family Foundation. Mow had a long and productive life and will be missed by many. Visitation will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Wednesday from 3:00-5:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. and Thursday, December 10, 2015 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. A private family service will be held, with the Rev’d Canon Dr. Kevin George officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Mow may be made to Jesse’s Journey or the Alzheimer Society of London and Middlesex.

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FULFORD: Dorothy of London

Posted by on December 7, 2015

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Peacefully, at People Care Oak Crossing, London on Friday, December 4, 2015. Dorothy “Dodie” (Ross) Fulford in her 87th year. Dear mother of Sherrie Winstanley, Paul Fulford, Valerie Fulford, Brenda Gauld, Keith Fulford. Much loved Grandma Dodie of Timothy, Daniel, Sarah and Mark Winstanley; Kimberley, Austin, Denise and Weston Gauld; Andrew, Kristen, Kayla and Kyle Fulford. Also survived by her brother-in-law Robert Aitken. Special friend to Pat MacNeil. Predeceased by her sisters Barbara Cooper, Elizabeth Cenikoglu and Marion Aitken. Dodie will be greatly missed by nieces, nephews and friends. Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received by the family from 7-9 pm on Friday, December 11, 2015 at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, where the memorial service will be conducted in the chapel on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 11 am. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of London & Middlesex, 435 Windermere Road, London, ON N5X 2T1. Online condolences, memories and photographs may be shared at www.amgfh.com

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GILLAN: Helen Marie of Strathroy

Posted by on December 6, 2015

PHOTOFORWEBPeacefully, with her family by her side, at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Friday, December 4th, 2015, Helen Marie Gillan passed away in her 91st year. Predeceased by her husband the late John Gillan. Helen is survived and deeply missed by her son Steven Gillan and her four grandchildren Angela Gillan, Adam Gillan, Rachael Jenner, and Ian Jenner. Forever remembered by her great grandchildren Schuyler, Gavin, C’elise, Cylus, Cienna, and Jakob. Helen is also survived by her sister Eva and several nieces and nephews. Helen was wholly devoted to her family and the well being of others. She leaves behind a legacy of memories that will be cherished by all who had the privilege of knowing her. In keeping with Helen’s wishes cremation has taken place. A Graveside Committal Service will be held at Strathroy Cemetery on Thursday, December 10th, 2015 at 3pm. Donations in Helen’s memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to DENNING’s OF STRATHROY.

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HARDING: Diane, of London

Posted by on December 6, 2015

Passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospice (London) on Sunday, December 6th, 2015, at the age of 66, with her loving family by her side.  Cherished wife and best friend of Don.  Loving Mom to Kim (John), Cindy (Rick) and Don (Anne).  Proud Grandma of Trevor, Haley, Matthew, Daniel, Michael, Kaila and Logan.  Much loved sister of Cheryl and sister-in-law of Joyce, and Jim (Willa).  Predeceased by her parents Elizabeth and Fred Minchell; her in-laws Mary and Walter Harding; and her 2 brothers and 2 sisters.  Diane will be greatly missed by Molly, and by several nieces and nephews.  A memorial reception will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Thursday, December 10th, 2015 between 2:00 and 4:00 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Diane are asked to consider St. Joseph’s Hospice (London), which provided Diane and her family great comfort and care.

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Sousa: Maria Margarida of Strathroy

Posted by on December 6, 2015

PhotoAt home, surrounded by her loving family, on December 5th, 2015 Maria Margarida Sousa passed away at the age of 59, after a long journey battling cancer. Her suffering has ended. Loving wife of Joao Sousa for over 38 years. Proud mother of Mark and Nadia Sousa, Brenda and Trevor Sousa-Hinds, and Kevin and Jenn Sousa. She will be cherished and forever remembered by her grandchildren Christian, Alandra, Mariah, Reece, Remy, and Alexa. Maria is survived by her six brothers and 2 sisters, as well as many nieces, nephews and friends. Friends and family will be received at DENNING’s OF STRATHROY, 32 Metcalfe Street West, on Monday from 5-9pm. A Funeral Mass will be held at All Saints Roman Catholic Church, Strathroy, on Tuesday at 11am. Interment to follow in All Saints Catholic Cemetery. Parish prayers will be held on Monday evening at 8:30pm. Donations in Maria’s memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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MANGANARO: Francesco, of London

Posted by on December 6, 2015

Manganaro - MR Front and Web edit 2On Saturday, December 5, 2015, Francesco passed away peacefully at University Hospital surrounded by his loving family.  He was born in Sicily, Italy on February 3, 1928.  Francesco leaves behind his devoted wife of 62 years, Carmela (née Cosentino), and his loving children: Vince Manganaro (Francesca), Josie Bolzonello (John), Sylvia Liotti (Pat), Lina Manganaro, Tony Manganaro (Joanna), and Jack Manganaro (Sandra).  Loving nonno of Emily (Walter), Anthony (Kendra), Nicholas (Nicole), Joseph (Kellie), Danielle (Jordan), Michelle (Giacomo), Michael, Gabriella, Francesco, Paolo, Carmelina, Joseph, Anthony, Maria, and Philip, and great grandchildren Giuliana and Audrina.  Loving brother of Stella Falzone (the late Giuseppe), Giuseppe (Rosa), the late Rosalie (the late Angelo), the late Michele (Maria), and the late Diego (Salvatrice).  Fondly remembered by his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, and by many nieces and nephews.  The family would like to extend their thanks to Henley Place and University Hospital staff for their compassion and care.  Visitors will be received at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Wednesday from 3:00 – 5:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.  Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. JOHN THE DIVINE, 390 Baseline Road West, London, on Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. Entombment at St. Peter’s Cemetery and Holy Family Chapel Mausoleum.  In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Frank are asked to consider L.H.S.F. – Respirology Unit.

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