PORTER: Lloyd of London

Posted by on May 22, 2014

PORTER, Lloyd….

Peacefully at University Hospital, London, on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, Lloyd G. Porter in his 97th year.  Beloved husband of the late Edith (Dickinson) Porter (2011) for 71 years.  Loving father of Dallis Knight and her husband Eric of Cambridge and Lorna Mills of London. Cherished grandfather of Katrina, Pam, Erica (Kelly), Angela (Tom), Debbie (Scott), Tera (Darryn) and 15 great-grandchildren.  Fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his siblings Hilda, William, Orval and Lester.  Friends will be received by the family from 7-9 pm on Sunday, May 25, 2014 at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. The celebration of Lloyd’s life will be conducted in the chapel on Monday, May 26, 2014 at 1 pm with Reverend Jim McGee officiating. Interment in Englehart Cemetery, Englehart Ontario on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 10 am with Reverend Rudy Kaufmann officiating.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to Heart & Stroke Foundation, 180-633 Colborne Street, London ON N6B 2V3 or Canadian Cancer Society, 123 St .George Street, London ON N6A 3A1.  Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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McFALLS: Thomas “Gary” of Lucan

Posted by on May 22, 2014

McFalls, Gary-W150At home, on Thursday, May 22, 2014 of Lucan, in his 75th year.  Beloved husband of Marlyne (Hotson) McFalls for 50 years.  Dear father of Jeff and Kelly McFalls of Denfield and Peggy and Peter Mastorakos of Lucan.  Dear grandfather of Melissa and Laura; Dylan and Collin.  Dear cousin of Carol and Ron Coleman of London and Tom and Erna Brooks of Ilderton.  Gary will be missed by the Hotson family of Grand Bend.  Predeceased by his twin brother Larry (1991), and cousins Harold Brook and Beverly Allen.  Gary will be remembered for his commitment to his family and his community; he was married for 50 years, and member of the Lucan and District Lions Club and Masonic Lodge each for 50 years.  He was the proud recipient of the Melvin Jones and Helen Keller Awards awarded by the Lions Club.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.  The funeral service will be held at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 189 Main Street, Lucan on Saturday, May 24th at 11 AM.  Interment St. James Cemetery, Clandeboye.

Donations to the VON Middlesex-Elgin, Canadian Diabetes Association, or Holy Trinity Anglican Church would be appreciated by the family.

 

There will be a Masonic Service in the funeral home on Friday afternoon at 1:30 PM and a Lions Service Friday evening at 6:30 PM.

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DEARING: Marshall of Exeter

Posted by on May 22, 2014

Dearing, MarshallAt Extendicare, London on Thursday, May 22, 2014, formerly of Exeter at the age of 98.  Much loved husband of Marion (Christie) Dearing for 68 years.  Dear father of 3 daughters; Linda McLean (Darcy Gegear), JoMarie Andreozzi, and Ann DiLoreto (Domenico) all of London.  Dear grandfather of Marshall McLean; Leon Andreozzi, and Stephan and Angelina Andreozzi; Andrianna and Matt Couvillon, Ryan and Bobby Jo Di Loreto, and Jonathan and Michelle Di Loreto.  Also missed by 3 great-grandchildren and 7 step-great-grandchildren.  Dear brother and brother-in-law of Margaret (Fitzgerald) Boulton, Ada Fitzgerald; and Calvin and Gwen Christie.  Predeceased by his infant great-grandson Ethan Marshall Couvillon (May 22, 2014), sons-in-law Jim McLean and Lucio Andreozzi, sister Janette (Axel) Carlson, brothers Nelson (Jean and May), Edward (Janet), and Gerald Fitzgerald, brothers-in-law Roger (Bernice) Christie, Murray (Margaret) Christie, and Geoffrey Boulton.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, Exeter (1 street west of Main) on Friday evening 7-9 PM, where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 24th at 11 AM with Rev. Harry Disher officiating.  Interment Exeter Cemetery.

Donations to One Care or CCAC (Community Care Access Centre) would be appreciated by the family.

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KNOFLOOK: Frank of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on May 22, 2014

Frank Knoflook PhotoKNOFLOOK- Frank Knoflook passed away peacefully, with his family by his side, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Sunday, May 18, 2014 in his 87th year.  Frank is survived by his loving wife Johanna “Joan”; his children Kenneth (Cindy) Knoflook and their children Kendra, Katryna, and Marijka (Joey); Keith (Debra) Knoflook and his children Jacob (Diane), Joshua (Ashley), and Alysha (Jason); JoAnn (Terry) Baker and their children Jennifer (Brandon) Hein, Brandon, and Kaitlyn; Franklin (Susan) Knoflook and their children Noah and Olivia; Lynette (Chris) Sykes and their children Zachary and Brennan; by his brothers Fred and Rob; his sister Carry Segerer and by many nieces, nephews and in-laws.  Predeceased by his parents Mathias and Wilhelmina Knoflook; his sons David and Ron; and by his sisters Rinnie and Willy.  Frank was a Mechanics Teacher at East Elgin Secondary School and enjoyed building model railways in his retirement.  Visitation will be held at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Thursday, May 22, 2014 from 12:00 – 3:00 pm.  The funeral service will be held at the funeral home at 3:00 pm.  Cremation to follow.  If desired, donations to Youth for Christ or Mission Honduras would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com

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DAVIS: Jim of London

Posted by on May 22, 2014

DAVIS, Jim….

Peacefully at University Hospital, London, on Thursday, May 22, 2014, A. James “Jim” Davis in his 90th year. Beloved husband of the late Ruth E. (Stagg) Davis (2002). Dearest Dad of Carolyn Cox and her husband Gerry of London and Earl Craddock and his wife Lynn of Toronto. Cherished Grandpa of Pamela J. Moore (John), Bradley M. Hill (Jackie) and Jennifer L. Grace (Colin).  Also loved by his great-grandchildren. Jim served in the First Hussar’s during the Second World War 1942 – 1946.  He was a resident of Kensington Village Retirement. Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received by the family one hour prior (10 – 11 am) to the memorial service being conducted in the chapel of the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, on Monday, May 26, 2014 at 11am.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, 180-633 Colborne Street, London ON N6B 2V3. Online condolence, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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DOCHERTY, Jeanne of London

Posted by on May 22, 2014

DOCHERTY, Jeanne Marie – Peacefully, after a life well lived, at St. Mary’s Mount Hope Long Term Care, on Wednesday, May 21st, 2014, Jeanne Marie Docherty of London in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late Jack Docherty (1993). Cherished mother of Lynda and Bruce Hill, Karen and Alan Pentland. Predeceased by daughter Jan. Proud grandmother of Aaron (Wendy), Jackie (Sven), John (Kathleen), Kristin (Bradon), Sara (James) and devoted nana of Megan, Cassandra, Leah and Caleb. Loving sister of Anita and Don Knechtel. Visitation will be held at the WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. followed by the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Jeanne are asked to consider the Alzheimer Society of London and Middlesex. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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KREIGER: Henry of RODNEY

Posted by on May 21, 2014

PeaceKreiger Photofully at his home on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, Henry Kreiger of Rodney passed away at the age of 86. Loving husband of the late Mary Elizabeth Kreiger (nee Rose) the love of his life. Dear grandfather of Joel (Cathy) Smith and great grandfather of David, Oliver and Elizabeth all of Parrsboro, Nova Scotia. Fondly remembered by sister-in-law Mable Starkes of Calgary and many nieces and nephews especially Barb and Andy Seman of West Lorne and friends Gary and Thea Long of Rodney. Friends will be received on Saturday, May 24th from 1:00 pm until the time of the funeral service at 2:00 pm from the RODNEY CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS 519-785-0810. Interment to follow in Rodney Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Online condolences accepted at www.denningfuneralhome.com

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MILLER: Jean of London

Posted by on May 21, 2014

24456 MillerRuby (Jean) Miller (nee Hotham) peacefully passed away on Monday May 19, 2014 in her 83rd year after a short struggle with cancer. Jean is survived by her husband, K.R (Philip) Miller and her three children: Judy Noel, Jim Miller and his wife Brenda, and David Miller and his wife, Jennifer. Jean was predeceased by her first husband, Arthur George Hodgins. Jean will be remembered as a loving wife,  a mother and beloved grandmother of Meagan, Becky, Christopher, Ryan, Jamie, Jessie, Katie, Josh and great grandmother of Joseph. Jean had an incredible zest for life and a memorable laugh. Her love was unconditional and she was a friend to all. Rest in Peace. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held Saturday May 24, 2014 at 2 p.m, with Val Hodgins officiating, at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society, 123 George Street, London, ON N6A 3A1 or  the Alzheimer Society of London and Middlesex, 435 Windermere Road, London, ON N5X 2T1. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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Finch: David of Mitchell

Posted by on May 20, 2014

Formerly of R.R. 7 London, passed away unexpectedly at Ritz Villa in Mitchell on Monday, May 19, 2014 in his 61st year. Beloved son of the late Bill and Mary Finch. Dearly loved father of Holly Finch-Lamont (Scott) and Mike Finch (Tanya). Extra special papa to Courtney, Hunter, Scotlyn, Havana, Coll, Braden and Tiam; and great-papa to Jaxson. Fondly remembered by his sister Rosemary Sealy (Jim) and his brothers Bill (Gina) and Kim Finch. Also remembered by his nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Funeral service will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Sunday, May 25th, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service. Interment to follow at Pond Mills Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Dave are asked to consider the Heart & Stroke Foundation or Salthaven Wildlife Rehabilitation & Education Centre. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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PHILLIPS: Donald H. “Don” of London, formerly of St. Thomas, Chatham, Tilbury, and Merlin

Posted by on May 20, 2014

Don PhillipsPHILLIPS, Donald H. “Don”, of the Dearness Home, London, formerly of St. Thomas, Chatham, Tilbury, and Merlin, passed away peacefully at his residence on Monday, May 19, 2014, in his 84th year. Beloved husband for 62 years of June (nee Russell) Phillips. Loving father of Russ Phillips of St. Marys, and Pamela Champ (John) of London. Cherished papa of Nicole (Paul), Patrick, Laura (Anthony), Jeff (fiancée Kristin), and Jason. Loved great-papa of Bailey, Kate, Brielle, and Bentley. Dear brother of the late David Phillips (Joan of Winnipeg). Also survived by two nieces and two nephews. Born in Merlin, ON, September 8, 1930, he was the son of the late Henry Phillips and the late Constance (nee Randall) Cowley, and the step-son of the late Hubert Cowley. Don was a retired insurance salesman with the Co-Operators Insurance Company, St. Thomas where he worked for over 24 years. He was also a former Chief of Police in Tilbury and a Constable with the Chatham Police Service. Don was a member of St. John’s Anglican Church, St. Thomas, having served on the Board of Management. He was an avid golfer and a former member of the Seniors’ League of the St. Thomas Curling Club. Relatives and friends will be received on Friday, May 23rd from 7-9 p.m. at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 24th at 11:00 a.m. Following cremation, private interment in Woodland Cemetery, London. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of one’s choice gratefully acknowledged.

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HITCHEN: Bernard “Red” of London

Posted by on May 20, 2014

Peacefully, surrounded by his family at London Health Sciences Centre – University Hospital on Saturday, May 17th 2014, Bernard “Red” Hitchen was reunited with his little lady, his loving and devoted wife Gladys. He was in his 84th year. Dearly loved by his children Pauline Swarts and her husband Robert, Carol Hitchen, and the late David, Raymond and Barry Hitchen. Cherished Grandad of Melanie, Darrin, Adrianne and Olivia. Fondly remembered by his many step grandchildren and great grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by his dear brother Peter Hitchen and family. He will be sadly missed by his daughters- in- law Cheryl MacKenzie, Judy Hitchen and Gerry Hitchen and by his dear friends Brenda, Erling and Joan. Visitors will be received at Holy Family Parish, 777 Valetta Street on Wednesday, May 21st 2014 from 9 o’clock until the time of the Funeral Mass at 10 o’clock. Interment at St. Peter’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to a charity of one’s choice. (John T. Donohue Funeral Home.)

 

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BREWSTER: Margaret (Kember) of London

Posted by on May 20, 2014

Brewster-oval BREWSTER, Margaret (Kember) – On Monday, May 19th, 2014, Mrs. Margaret (Kember) Brewster, in her 99th year, went home to be with her Lord and Saviour. Wife of the late George Brewster (2005). Loving Mom of Dave (Donna) Brewster of Goderich, Lorna (Mervyn) Bell and Lois (Joe) Pietroski, all of London. Dear sister of Timothy (Mary) Kember and Mary Prins. Also survived by 7 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held at the WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Monday, May 26th, 2014 from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. A private funeral service will be conducted with interment at Siloam Cemetery. Many thanks for all the kindness and care given to our Mom over the years at Longworth, Highview and McGarrell Place. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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THOMPSON: Audrey Carol of Dundas

Posted by on May 20, 2014

Thompson A_001THOMPSON, Audrey Carol – Peacefully with family by her side on Monday, May 19th, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Villa in Dundas, Ontario. Beloved wife of the late Maurice Thompson. Loving mother of Carolyn (Steve) Archer, Sharon (Rick) Martens and the late Catherine Thompson. Dear grandmother of Shawn Conron, Ryan (Lisa) Martens, Natasha (Andrew) Sembay, Colin (Ashley) Archer, Nathan (Courtney) Archer and Mark Archer and great-grandmother of Hailey, Robyn, Jordyn and Isabella. Predeceased by her brothers Ward Lawrence and Leroy Kopp. Audrey was a member of St. Augustine’s Parish and a volunteer at St. Joseph’s Villa, both in Dundas. Visitation will be held at the WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Friday, May 23rd, 2014 from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. followed by the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Interment at Woodland Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Audrey are asked to consider the Alzheimer Society of Ontario or the Hamilton Burlington S.P.C.A. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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GRECH: Godwin of London

Posted by on May 20, 2014

24455 GrechGRECH, Godwin…..

Suddenly at Victoria Hospital, London, on Monday, May 19, 2014, Godwin Grech of London in his 60th year.  Beloved husband of Leslie (McIntyre) Grech for 20 years. Loving father of Jamie Lee Grech, Cassandra Grech (Nick), Hillary Peach (Ben), Adam Peach, Taylor Peach (Tabitha), Colin Peach all of London.  Proud Nunnu of Mackensie. Cherished brother of Henry Grech (Maria), Tessie Picciuto (Salvatore), Joe Grech (Valerie), Paul Grech (Frances). Predeceased by his brother Mathew and his parents Joe and Jessie Grech. Dear son-in-law of Ron and Ruth McIntyre. Also missed by his nieces and nephews.  Cremation has taken place.  Friends will be received by the family from 7-9pm on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London.  Prayers at 8:30 pm Thursday night. The memorial service will be held in the chapel on Friday, May 23, 2014 at 1:30 pm.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario.  Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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SILER: Joseph, of Lambton Shores, Ontario

Posted by on May 20, 2014

Siler PICJoseph “Joe” Charles Siler, born June 14, 1940 to Charles and Marie Siler, left this world on May 17, 2014.  He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend.  Joe was born and raised in Merrill, Michigan the only son of seven children.  He worked his way through St. Thomas Aquinas College and spent many years of his early career with Standard Oil in the Detroit area before moving his family to Washington, IN and founding Siler Oil Company.  After building a successful business, he eventually retired to Lambton Shores, Ontario.  Joe served as the Exulted Ruler of the Elks Lodge 933, and was a member of the Petroleum Marketing Board, the Sons of American Legion, the Knights of Columbus, the Eagles, and Ruritan National.  Joe enjoyed hunting, fishing, golf, and anything else outdoors.  He had a passion for music that showed in his beautiful singing voice that he regularly shared in the Church choir.Joe is survived by his beloved wife, Linda Forbes Siler of Lambton Shores, Ontario, two sisters, Lois Foy and Jackie Foye, his three children, Joseph (Heidi) Siler of Indianapolis, IN, (Jon) Michelle Stanley of Carmel, IN, (John) Jeannine Sell of Carmel, and five grandchildren.  Joe was preceded in death by his first wife, Shirley Viau Siler. There will be a private memorial service announced at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name to the Aquinas College Alumni Association (http://www.aquinas.edu/alumni/give.html).  Funeral arrangements entrusted to the FOREST CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS  Online condolences may be left at www.denningfuneralhome.com 

 

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URBAN: Stephen of London Formerly of Rodney

Posted by on May 20, 2014

PeacMemorial Card Photoefully on Sunday, May 18, 2014, at London Health Sciences Centre – Victoria Campus Stephen Urban of London formerly of Rodney went home to be with the Lord at the age of 92. Loving husband of Matilda Urban (nee Monus) for 68 years. Beloved father of Sharon (Randy) Delanghe and Glenda (Michael) Dixon. Survived by grandchildren Nadine (Brent) Kilbertus, Matthew (Brynn) Dixon and Joshua (Amanda) Dixon. Predeceased by sister Mary Galambos. Friends will be received on Wednesday, May 21st from 6-8 at the RODNEY CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS where the funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 22nd at 1:00 pm. Interment to follow in Rodney Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Kidney Cancer Canada. Online condolences accepted at www.denningfuneralhome.com.

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CARTER, Robert Daniel “Nick” of Grand Bend, age 81

Posted by on May 20, 2014

CARTER: Peacefully, at Queensway Nursing Home, Hensall, on Sunday, May 18, 2014, after a long struggle with Alzheimers, Robert Daniel “Nick” Carter of Grand Bend, age 81. Beloved husband of Flora Elizabeth “Tibby” (Brunt) Carter. Loved father of Deb Carter and partner Tim Shaw of Mississauga, Karen and Keith Liley and Rob Carter & fiance Heather Stuart all of London. Loving grandpa of Daniel Bloss, Trevor Liley, Dylan Carter, Aydin Carter-Cotton, Jayme Wilkinson and Leeah Carter. Dear brother-in-law of John Dobie of London, William and Joan Brunt of Fort Erie. Lovingly remembered by his nieces, nephews and their families. Predeceased by his parents Daniel L. and Elva (Perrin) Carter and sister Marjorie Dobie. At Nick’s request cremation has taken place. A Time of Remembrance and Sharing for family and friends will be held at the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, Sunday May 25, 2014, from 1 to 5 p.m. Nick and Tibby owned and operated the Sun Shop, the Surf Shop and later the Lakeview Café on Main Street West in Grand Bend for many years. If desired memorial donations to Alzheimer Society, Cancer Society or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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McADAMS, Duward Milton of RR 2, Zurich (St. Josephs), age 73

Posted by on May 20, 2014

McADAMS: Peacefully, at his residence, surrounded by the love of his family, Wednesday, May 14, 2014, Duward Milton McAdams, of RR 2, Zurich, age 73. Beloved husband and best friend of Linda (Windsor) McAdams. Loved father and father-in-law of Kristine and Darren Creces of Kincardine, Greg and Christina McAdams of Zurich, Loving papa of Tyler and Sean Creces and loving grandpa of Lucas, Riley and Emma McAdams. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Roy McAdams of Florida, Fred Windsor of Ailsa Craig, Jim Windsor and companion Charlotte May of RR 3, Ailsa Craig, Donna Daley of Exeter, Carl and Rita Windsor of Strathroy. Remembered by his nieces, nephews and their families. Predeceased by his parents Milton and Hilda (Neeb) McAdams, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Max and Gwen Windsor, Ruby Windsor, Sandra Windsor, Lavern Daley and his in-laws Wilfred and Annie Mae Windsor. At Duward’ s request, cremation will take place with a private family interment at Emmanuel United Church Cemetery, Bronson Line, RR 3, Zurich. Tracey Whitson- Bahro officiating. If desired, memorial donations (payable by cheque) to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, entrusted with arrangements.  Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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O’Connor, Helen (nee Vander Zanden)

Posted by on May 18, 2014

web_o'connor_helenWelcomed into God’s loving hands on May 18, 2014 at the age of 77. Loved wife to the late Terrance (2004). Cherished mother to Brian and (Lynne) O’Connor, David and (Diana) O’Connor, Kathy and (Reg) Thornton, Nadine and (Scott) Jeffrey and Colleen and (Roger) Gould. Precious grandma to Kyle, Evan, Matthew, Stephen, Sarah, Paul, Jacob, Michael, Jennifer and Levi. Loving sister to George and (Ivy) Vander Zanden, Loretta and (Bob) Lefave, Mary and (Louie) Nappa, Diane and (Gus) MacIsaac, Elizabeth and (Jerry) Sokolik, Linda and (Tom) Holgate. Helen will be missed by her many sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews and friends. Helen was a member of Corpus Christi Church and choir. If you so desire, memorial donations to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Tuesday 7-9 p.m., Wednesday 3-5, 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers Wednesday 4:30 p.m. Funeral Thursday 10:30 a.m. from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841
to Corpus Christi Church (1400 Cabana Rd W) for Mass at 11:00 a.m. Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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CLINTON: Mrs. Linda (nee McCutcheon), of St. Thomas

Posted by on May 18, 2014

CLINTON, Mrs. Linda (nee McCutcheon), of St. Thomas, passed away at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Friday, May 16, 2014, in her 66th year. Loving wife of Paul Clinton. Dearly loved mother of Todd Noble (Kathy) of St. Thomas, Joshua Ketchabaw (Catharine) of London, Brandon Clinton (Kim) and Jason Clinton (Janet), all of Hamilton. Cherished grandmother of Tori, Hailey, Spencer, Gabby, Morgan, and Zachary. Dear sister of Terry McCutcheon, Patricia McCutcheon and the late John McCutcheon. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Born in Stratford, ON, September 6, 1948, she was the daughter of the late Margaret (nee Houston) McCutcheon. Linda was a retired employee of Ontario Hydro. She was an adherent of First Yarmouth (Plains) Baptist Church. Relatives and friends will be received on Monday, May 19th from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 20th at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow in South Park Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. If so desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society will be appreciated.

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READER, Judy of Bayfield and formerly of Strathroy, Ontario

Posted by on May 18, 2014
web picAfter reassuring her friends and family that they were all loved and appreciated, Judy lost her battle with cancer on Saturday, May 17th, 2014 at Alexandra Marine & General Hospital, Goderich.  Judith Carole Reader (Wright) of Bayfield and formerly of Strathroy died at the age of 67.  Lovingly remembered by her soul mate Fred Ramsay.  Dear mother of Paul (Edwina Kinsella) Reader, Todd Reader and Ann (Rob MacDonald) Wright and step mother of Kris (Jim) Vanderheyden and Shelley (Brett) Taylor.  Dear grandma of Emily, Hailey, Alex, Craig, Payton, Carson, Paige and Graydon.
Friends may call at DENNING BROS. FUNERAL HOME, Strathroy on Friday, May 23rd, 2014 from 1 -3 and 7 – 9 pm.  If desired, memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy.  The family would like to thank the Bayfield community and healthcare providers for all their support.  Share a memory at www.denning.ca (519 245-1023.  Posted free at Canadaobits.ca

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GONCALVES, Tina of Strathroy, Ontario

Posted by on May 18, 2014

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With her family by her side on Saturday morning, May 17th, 2014 at Strathroy Hospital, Christina “Tina” Goncalves of Strathroy in her 83rd year.  Beloved wife of Jose and mother of Mary Ann Williams (Lyle) and their son Austin of Strathroy and Jose Goncalves (Susan) and their daughter Haileigh of Collingwood.  Survived by 1 sister and several nieces and nephews.  Sadly missed by the entire Goncalves family and fondly remembered by her many Bingo friends.  Predeceased by her 2 brothers. Friends may call at DENNING BROS. FUNERAL HOME, Strathroy on Tuesday, May 20th, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm.  Funeral service will take place on Wednesday at the funeral home at 11 am.  If desire, memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Diabetes Association would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy.  Share a memory at www.denning.ca (519 245-1023).  Posted free at Canadaobits.ca

  

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DE VAL: Winifred of London

Posted by on May 18, 2014

24454 De ValDE VAL: Winifred….

Peacefully surrounded by family at St. Joseph’s Hospice, London, on Sunday, May 18, 2014, Winifred “Una” (nee Archibald) De Val of London in her 88th year.  Beloved wife of the late Eric De Val (2010).  Loving mother of Margaret De Val and Gordon De Val and his wife Kathy all of London. Cherished Granny of Sarah, Eric and Brent De Val. Dear sister of Nan Duncan and her husband Andrew of Nairn, Scotland. Predeceased by her siblings Andrew and Margaret. The family would like to thank St. Joseph’s Hospice for their care and compassion.  Cremation has taken place.  Friends will be received by the family one hour prior (9:30-10:30 am) to the memorial service being conducted on Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 10:30 am at Oakridge Presbyterian Church, 970 Oxford Street West, London. Private family interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 123 St. George Street, London ON  N6A 3A1.  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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JOHNSON: Walter of London

Posted by on May 18, 2014

24453 Johnson 1JOHNSON, Walter……

Peacefully surrounded by his family at University Hospital, London, on Friday, May 16, 2014, Walter T. Johnson of London in his 89th year.  Beloved husband of Joan A. (Stewart) Johnson for 68 years.  Cherished father of Gail McNeilage and her husband James of Dresden, Carol Ellison and her husband Guy, Tom Johnson and his wife Rosita, Pamela Johnson-Levstik and her husband John, and Deborah Cann and her husband Rob all of London. Very proud grandpa of Blair, Tara, Lindsay, Courtney, Erica, Andrew, Ryan, Kristen, Andrea, Rob, and Brittany and 8 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. Dear brother of Edward Johnson and his wife Mary, Phyllis Byway and her husband the late Walter and brother-in-law of Chris Hamm and her husband the late Merlyn.  Also missed by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his sister Mary Beaurone and his brother-in-law Hazen Stewart . Walter was the Chief of Police for the London Police Force from 1971 – 1983. Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received by the family from 2-4 and 7-9 pm on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. The memorial service will be held on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 2 pm at Byron United Church, 420 Boler Road, London.  Private family Interment in Woodland Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, 180-633 Colborne Street, London ON N6B 2V3.  Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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La Count: Brenda of Sarnia

 Surrounded by her loving family at Bluewater Health on Saturday, May 17, 2014, BRENDA LA COUNT, age 50 of Sarnia passed away. Much loved wife of Larry La Count. Cherished mother of  Lacey La Count. Cremation has taken place. In keeping with Brenda’s wishes there will be no funeral service or visitation. Arrangements entrusted to the D.J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE. Sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.

 

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