LOCHHEAD: Mrs. Sheila (nee Palmer), of St. Thomas

Posted by on July 1, 2013

Sheila LochheadLOCHHEAD, Mrs. Sheila (nee Palmer), of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Saturday, June 29, 2013, in her 81st year.  Beloved wife for 61 years to Fred Lochhead.  Awesome mother to Kathy Kewley (Harold) of St. Thomas, Gregory Lochhead of Osoyoos, BC, Karen Walton (Robert) of Embro, and Chris Lochhead (Tamara) of Osoyoos, BC.  She was the proud grandmother of Kathryn, Emily, and Rachel Walton.  Dear sister of John Palmer of Abbotsford, BC, Alan Palmer (Kathleen) of Chiliwack, BC, late William Palmer and the late Walter Palmer.  Also fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews.  Born in St. Thomas, October 6, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Aaron Palmer and the late Elizabeth (nee Stewart) Palmer Rice, and step-daughter of the late James Rice.  In her younger years, Sheila was an accomplished Scottish Highland Dancer.  A retired secretary at Century 21, St. Thomas, Sheila also taught ceramics for a number of years.  She was a member of the Elgin Business Women’s Network, and a former member of the St. Thomas Curling Club and the Quota Club of St. Thomas.  In keeping with her wishes, cremation has taken place. A service to celebrate Sheila’s life will be held at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) on Friday, July 5th at 11:00 a.m. Relatives and friends will be received by the family one hour prior.  If so desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society will be appreciated.

Email messages of condolence may be sent to siftonfuneralhome@sympatico.ca

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TREUER, Josef (Joe) of Strathroy

Posted by on July 1, 2013

At Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Sunday June 30, 2013, Josef (Joe) Treuer of Strathroy in his 85th year. Beloved husband of the late Maria Treuer  (2007) for 59 years. Predeceased by one son Helmut (2004). Also survived by daughter-in-law Kathy, and grandchildren Catherine and Ian, and great grandchildren Janessa, Jacob and Chloe. Dear brother of Tony Treuer and families. Dearly missed by his “adopted family” Murray and Cheryl Waters, Kate and Chris Minten and their son Liam, and Kyle Waters.  Predeceased by his parents Anton and Apollonia Treuer and his brother Klaus Treuer.   Visitation at the Denning Bros. Funeral Home, Strathroy on Wednesday  from 6 – 9 pm. Parish prayers at 6:15 p.m.   Mass of the Christian Burial at All Saints Roman Catholic Church, Strathroy on Thursday, July 4, 2013 at 11 am. with Father Lucio Couto officiating. Interment in All Saints Cemetery.  In memory of Joe, donations may be made to the SMGH Foundation or the Strathroy Knights of Columbus.

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BRUNTON: Cliff of Rodney and formerly of Sudbury

Posted by on July 1, 2013

IMGPeacefully, at Four Counties Health Services on Monday, July 1st, 2013.  Clifford Albert Brunton of Rodney and formerly of Sudbury in his 84th year.  Predeceased by his wife Jessie (2007).  Lovingly remembered by his children Barry (Denny) of Aylmer, Kim Fletcher of Sault Ste. Marie and Scott (Peggy) of Val Therese and daughter in law Donna Brunton.  Predeceased by his sons Chris and Brad and son in law Ken Fletcher.  Sadly missed by his grandchildren Lisa, Rob, Ryan, Kyle, Jocelyn, Adam, Karen, Kristin, Nicholas, Jeffrey, Zachary and Katrina and special great grandchildren Joshua and Alia.  He will always be remembered by his special friend Blanche Vanhee and her family Nicole, Ron and Steve and their children Derek, Dakota, Dustin, Emily, Sara and Chase.

Cliff drove Greyhound bus for 36 years, was a Korean War Vet and was a proud supporter of the Rodney Legion.  Special thanks to all Cliff’s friends and neighbours.

Friends may call at the RODNEY CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS on Thursday, July 4th, 2013 from 4 to 8 pm.  Funeral service will be held on Friday at 11 am.  Interment Rodney cemetery.

Rodney Legion Branch #525 will hold a memorial service for Cliff on Thursday at 7 pm.

If desired, memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.  Condolences can be left at www.denningfuneralhome.com (519 785-0810).  Posted free at Canadaobits.ca

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McGUGAN, Jean of Strathroy

Posted by on July 1, 2013

 McGugan, Jean ORIG1Peacefully at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Saturday, June 29, 2013, Jean Laurie McGugan (Maus) of Strathroy, in her 89th year.  Beloved wife of the late Duncan McGugan (2007).  Loving mother of Mary McGugan-Lane (Bob Lane), Elizabeth Bamlett (Walter), Laurie McGugan (Barney Brucker) and Janet McGugan.  Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Ashley (Cam), Alexandra (Mike), and Cameron Bamlett, Lauren and John Brucker.  Dear sister of Elizabeth Maus.  Special friend to many.  Cremation has taken place.  Visitation will be held at Denning Bros. Funeral Home, Strathroy on Friday from 6-9 p.m.  A Funeral Service will be held at North Caradoc St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 8503 Scotchmere Drive, Strathroy on Saturday, July 6, 2013 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Kathy Fraser officiating.  Interment in Strathroy Cemetery.  In memory of Jean, donations may be made to the SMGH Mammography Department or North Caradoc St. Andrews  Presbyterian Church.    A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Jean.

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Gow, Mary of Sarnia and formerly of Dutton and Wallacetown

Posted by on July 1, 2013

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Peacefully at Trillium Villa, Sarnia on Saturday June 29 2013, Mary [Littlejohn] Gow formerly of Dutton and Wallacetown in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late Gordon Gow. Loving mother of Elizabeth and Michael Beaver of Texas, Catherine and David Chamberlain of Sarnia. Cherished grandmother of Michael, Sarah and Nathan Moniz, Greg Leitch, Charlotte, Marshall, Mackenzie Chamberlain. Sister and Sister-in-Law of Grace Anderson of Massachusetts, Audrey Littlejohn of Dutton, David Campbell of London. Predeceased by daughters WinAnne Gow-Campbell, Jeanie Leitch and son Greg, Sisters Elizabeth Elliott, Charlotte Campbell, Margaret Manchee, Jean Groom, brothers Alistair Littlejohn, David Littlejohn. Friends will be received at the Arn Funeral Home 193 Shackleton St. Dutton 519-762-2416 where a Celebration of Life service will be held on Sunday July 7 2013 at 1:30 p.m. Visitation from Noon to 1:30. Cremation. Donations to Muscular Dystrophy Association or West Elgin Daffodil-Cancer would be appreciated. Email condolences arnfuneralhome@bellnet.ca

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MATHESON: Lillian “Chris”, of London

Posted by on June 30, 2013

Matheson - editedSuddenly at her residence on Sunday, June 30th, 2013, Lillian “Chris” Matheson, of London, in her 81st year.  Beloved wife of Terry for 59 years.  Loving mother of Michael (Heather) and Vicki Holland (Kevin Kraft).  Proud and devoted Grandma of Taylor Matheson and Krista Holland.  Survived by her sister Kay Brillon.  Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by her brothers Peter, Don and Chuck Paquette.  Chris loved spending time with her family, her career with Canada Trust and also enjoyed the company of her bridge and bowling girlfriends.  The memorial service will be conducted at the WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Thursday, July 4th, 2013 at 3:00 p.m., with visitation one hour prior.  Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Chris are asked to consider the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.  Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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LIPPOLD: Mary of Glencoe and formerly of West Lorne

Posted by on June 30, 2013

Lippold'sPeacefully, at Oneida Long Term Care Centre, Southwold on Saturday, June 29th, 2013.  Sheila Mary Lippold of Glencoe and formerly of West Lorne in her 87th year.  Predeceased by her husband George (2003).

Loving mother of Bill (Anne) Lippold of London, Rick (Brenda) Lippold of Glencoe and Sheila (Bruce) Gerber of Glencoe.  Also survived by Joanne Lippold.  Mary will be sadly missed by her grandchildren, Kelly, Brian, Geoffrey, Craig, Stephen, Paul and Julie and great grandchildren Sean, Meagan, Lauryn, William and Isaac.  Sister of William Neal of England.

Friends may call at the WEST LORNE CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS on Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 from 11am to 12 pm.  Funeral service will follow at noon.  The Rev. Kimberly Metelka officiating.  Interment Evergreen Cemetery at a later date.

If desired, memorial contributions to the West Elgin Daffodil Society or the Diabetes Association would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy.  Condolences can be left online at www.denningfuneralhome.com  (519 785-0810).  Posted free at Canadaobits.ca 

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BRANDIE: Walter Bishopp, of Strathroy and formerly of London and Grand Bend

Posted by on June 29, 2013

Brandie - Canada ObitsPeacefully, with family by his side at Strathmere Lodge, Strathroy, on Friday, June 28th, 2013, Walter Bishopp Brandie, formerly of London and Grand Bend, in his 97th year.  Beloved husband of the late Carrie (2001).  Loving father of George, Doug (Nancy) and Judi (Wallace) Parsons.  Proud Grandpa of Jamie (Lisa), Dan (Lisa), Nate (Ginnie) and Fiona (Curtis).  Great Grandpa of Melissa, Tara, Joshua, Jacob, Morgan, Abigail, Danika and Lila.  Predeceased by his granddaughter Kelly (1974).  Walter was a dedicated employee of London Life for over 40 years.  A special thanks to the staff at Strathmere Lodge for their exceptional care.  The funeral service will be conducted at the WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Thursday, July 4th, 2013 at 11:00 a.m., with visitation one hour prior.  Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Walter are asked to consider the Alzheimer Society, the Strathmere Lodge Ladies Auxiliary or a charity of their choice.  Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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HALL: Olga Mae of London

Posted by on June 29, 2013

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With saddness at Victoria Hospital, London on Friday, June 28, 2013, Olga Hall in her 95th year.  Beloved wife of the late Dr. Victor Hall. Dear mother of Ray Hall and his wife Karen of Prince George, BC. Dear grandmother of Courtney Hall. Dear sister of Jack McGee and his wife Donna of Vancouver, BC. Predeceased by her sisters Edith Allen and Vera Saunders and  by her brother Elton McGee. Also survived by her nieces and nephews. She will be dearly missed by family and friends. Cremation has taken place.  Friends will be received by the family One hour prior (10-11am) on  Wednesday July 3, 2013 at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, where the funeral service will be conducted in the chapel at 11am.  As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the Charity of your Choice. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at http://www.amgfh.com/

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DORAN: Derek Charles of London

Posted by on June 29, 2013

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Unexpectedly on Thursday, June 27th, 2013, Derek Doran of London in his 34th year. Beloved husband of Julie Hasler. Cherished father of Blake and Evan. Proud Son of Billy and Jane Doran and Linda and Bob Vachon. Dear son-in law of Bret and Joyce Hasler. Beloved brother of Rick, Chad, Lisa and Mike. Loved by sister-in-law Melissa Hasler and David Mezenberg. He will be sadly missed by his family and close friends. Cremation has taken place.  Friends will be received by the family one hour prior (12 noon-1pm) on  Wednesday July 3, 2013 at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, where the funeral service will be conducted in the chapel at 1pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Doran Family Trust Fund c/o Scotia Bank, 580 Wonderland Rd S  London, ON N6K 2Y8.  Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

 

 

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WORSFOLD: John Edwin of London

Posted by on June 29, 2013

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Peacefully at Victoria Hospital, London on Thursday, June 27, 2013, John Worsfold in his 89th year. Beloved husband of the late Madge E. Worsfold (2008). Loving father of Ken and wife Bonnie, Doug and wife Wendy , and Bill. Cherished grandfather of Stephen and wife Lisa, and Christine. Dear brother of Charles and Eileen. Predeceased by his brothers Eric, Vic and Herb. Cremation has taken place. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 180 – 633 Colborne Street, London, ON N6B 2V3. A. Millard George Funeral Home, entrusted with arrangements 519-433-5184.  Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at http://www.amgfh.com/

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BUMEISTERS: Hildegarde of London

Posted by on June 29, 2013

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Peacefully at Marian Villa Nursing Home, London on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, Hildegarde Bumeisters in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late  Arvids Bumeisters. Dear mother of Ericka Braun and her husband Karl of Ajax. Cherished grandmother of Michelle and Christina of Toronto. Proud great-grandmother of Truman, Oliver, Avery and Elliott. Survived by her best friend Sophie Jahn. Predeceased by her parents and four brothers. Friends will be received by the family from 12 noon – 1 pm on Saturday, June 29, 2013, at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, where a funeral service will be conducted in the chapel at 1 pm. Cremation to follow. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to London Regional Cancer Centre, 790 Commissioners Road East, London, ON N6A 4L6. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at http://www.amgfh.com/

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BRUCE: Donald Ernest of London

Posted by on June 29, 2013

BRUCE, Donald Ernest…

Peacefully in his home, in London, ON on June 25, 2013, one week before his 96th birthday. Don was the loving husband of Isobel, who predeceased him in 2009, and dear father of Joan Bruce (Ian Burns), Susan McDougall (Keith Kerr), and Bill Bruce (Mary Jane Moreau). He was beloved by his grandchildren Laura Rubino (Steve Ong’udi), Max Rubino, Martha McDougall (Marc McDougall), Matthew Moreau, Elora Moreau (Chris Bagley), as well as two great grandsons. Don was born in Kincardine, ON. He served proudly in the RCAF, both in Canada and overseas during WWII. He worked as a teacher, vice-principal and principal for the London and District School Board.  He will be missed by all who knew him. The family is grateful to the many people who supported Don in his latter years, in particular Jenifer Placido Asuncion, Chery Ann Gamilong and Maurice Gonzales Roxas. Cremation has taken place, and family will gather later in July for a graveside interment at Mount Pleasant cemetery in London to honour Don’s life. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation appreciated. A. Millard George Funeral Home, entrusted with arrangements 519-433-5184.  Online memories and condolences may be shared at http://www.amgfh.com/

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Reid, George William of R.R. 1 Dutton

Posted by on June 29, 2013

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At the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Friday June 28 2013. George William Reid of R.R. 1 Dutton in his 86th year. Beloved husband of 59 years of Isabel [Pollard] Reid. Loving father of David of R.R. 1 Dutton, Richard [Lisa] of R.R. 2 Dutton, Ron [Laurie] of West Lorne, Lorraine Thibodeau of St. Thomas, Don of Medicine Hat Alberta, George of Belle River. Cherished grandfather of Lori, Nelson [Kaitlyn], Curtis, Tyler[Kendra], Amber, Justin, Tiffany [Brian] and great grandfather of Zach, Erin. Dear brother and Brother-in-Law of Jeanette Hills of Ridgetown, Leonard [Danny] Reid of St. Thomas, Tom Downie of Cherry Valley, Myrtle Reid of London, Sandy Reid of Rodney. Predeceased by his parents Clifford and Ennabell [Watson] Reid, Sisters Mary, Beverly, Brothers Jim, John. George was a member of West Elgin Masonic Lodge # 386 for 60 years, Adah Chapter # 276, Golden Acres # 305 Order of Eastern Star, Duff Church Largie. Friends will be received at the Arn Funeral Home 193 Shackleton St. Dutton Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday July 3 2013 at 1:30 p.m. Interment in Fairview Cemetery. Donations to Duff Church Largie, West Elgin Daffodil-Cancer, R.C.R. Education Fund for Children of Fallen Soldiers would be appreciated. The Eastern Star will hold a service on Tuesday at 6:45 p.m. Email condolences arnfuneralhome@bellnet.ca

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KING: Shirley Edith of Watford, Ontario

Posted by on June 28, 2013

memcardFRONTPeacefully on Friday, June 28th, 2013. Shirley Edith King of Watford in her 78th year. Shirley is predeceased by her beloved husband Jean Paul (2011) and survived by loving children Kathryn King of Petrolia and Jeanine (Terry) Simmons of Ingersoll. Also survived and missed by grandsons Devin and Cory Simmons. Shirley is survived by her sister Faye (Jim, 2008) and her brother Lyle (Ilah) and several brothers and sisters-in-law and by many nieces and nephews. A informal visitation will be held at the WATFORD CHAPEL of DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS in Watford on Sunday, June 30th, 2013 from 2-4pm. Cremation has taken place. Donations to the Parkinson Society would be greatly appreciated by the family. A special thank you to the staff at Watford Quality Care for their outstanding care for our Mother. Donations and condolences may be left online at www.denningfuneralhome.com

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FRANK: Thomas A.

Posted by on June 28, 2013

Frank (edited)Peacefully on Friday, June 28th, 2013 at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital in his 73rd year. Loving husband and best friend of Mary (nee Kampers). Dear father of Tom, Julie and Stephan Ritchie and Jackie and Sean Couchie. Beloved grandfather of Colton, Olivia, Wilem and Alexandra. Dear brother of Betty Jelly, Mabel Haycock, Gail (Joe) Verbeek, Walter Frank, Georgina (Dave) Oliver, Peggy (Ken) Goodhue, Robert Frank and Laurie Goodhue and brother-in-law of Lynne Frank, Henk (Marilyn) Kampers, Erma Kampers, Bill (Sharral) Kampers and Ben (Susan) Kampers. Remembered by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, friends, neighbours and co-workers. Predeceased by his parents Richard and Edith Frank, parents-in-law Hubert and Wilhelmina Kampers, sisters Edith (George) Bennett, Marilyn (George) DePapp, brothers Norris “Son” Frank, Ted Frank and brothers-in-law Jim Jelly, Bill Haycock, Ralph Goodhue and Theo “Ted” Kampers. Visitation will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Monday from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph’s Chaldean Church, 89 Charles Street, London, on Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Thomas are asked to consider the Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital, London Health Sciences Foundation – Cancer Centre or the charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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FENNEMA, Cora – of London

Posted by on June 28, 2013

FennemaPeacefully at Victoria Hospital, London, gone to be with the Lord on her husband Whopke’s birthday, June 28th, 2013. Loving mother of George (Christine) Fennema and Maryanne (Alex) Winker. Also loved by her grandchildren Jennifer (Jamie), Tim, Arthur, Nathan, Andrew, Rebecca and great-grandchildren Corey, Trent, Mason and Kennedy. Thank you to the Meadow Park staff for your wonderful care. The funeral service will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. with visitation one hour prior. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Cora are asked to consider the Canadian Diabetes Association. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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OPENSHAW: Corrine Cathrine (nee Koebel) of St. Thomas, formerly London, Ont.

Posted by on June 28, 2013

Openshaw EditOPENSHAW – Corinne Cathrine Openshaw (nee Koebel) of St. Thomas, formerly of London, passed away peacefully at Caressant Care-Mary Bucke on Thursday, June 27, 2013 after celebrating her 77th birthday last Monday.  Loving mother of Paul (Julie) Carrier of St. Thomas, Brian Clydesdale, Geoff (Dana) Clydesdale of California, Cheryl (Bill) Mennill of London; grandmother of Jessica and Ryan Clydesdale; sister of Patricia Hart (Ken Schilbe) of London, Gerard (Kathy) Koebel of Dutton, Robert (Mary) Koebel of London; many nieces and nephews; and special friends Margo, Linda, Laurel and Biserka.  Predeceased by her parents Gerard and Irene Koebel, and her sister Geraldine Frederick.  Visitation will be held at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 from 12:00 to 1:00pm, where the memorial service will be held at 1:00pm in the chapel.  If desired, donations to the Alzheimer’s Society or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com .

A special thank you to Dr. Cohen and Dr. Barrett, and all the staff at Caressant Care-Mary Bucke for their excellent and personable care.  Corinne is dancing in heaven.

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DUSKOCY: Amy Madeline (Nestman) of Lucan

Posted by on June 28, 2013

Duskocy, Amy Picture-W150At LHSC-University Hospital, London on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 of Lucan in her 66th year.  Beloved wife of the late Gerry Duskocy (1999).  Dear mother of Jennifer Duskocy of Sackville, New Brunswick, Laura and Ed Blackmore of Goderich , Adam and Jaclyn Duskocy of West Hartford, Connecticut, and the late Ben Duskocy (2003).  Dear grandmother of Ella, Zachery and Caroline; Matthew and Emily; and Madeline, Megan, and Nolan.   Predeceased by a granddaughter Grace (2004).  Dear sister and sister-in-law of Paul Nestman and Maria of Seaforth, Jane and Ray Contois of Haliburton, Ann and Jim Bartlett of Hamilton, and Joan and Dan Beninger of Englehart.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Monday afternoon 2-4 PM.  The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Patrick’s Church, 32922 Richmond Street, Lucan on Tuesday, July 2nd at 11 AM with Father Dariusz Lewandowski presiding .  Prayers will be said in the funeral home Monday at 4 PM.
Interment St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Lucan.
Donations to the Brain Tumor Foundation or the Cerebral Palsy Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
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WILLEN: Elly Freida of London

Posted by on June 27, 2013

WillenPeacefully at Highview Residences on Wednesday, June 26th, 2013, Elly Freida Willen (nee Becker) of London in her 72nd year. Predeceased by her loving husband Rudy Willen. Loving mother of Cindy Goble and her husband Monte and Rudy Willen and his wife Lisa. Also loved by her four grandchildren Alex, Sara, Michael and Grace. Dear sister of Melida Goretzky and her husband Helmut in Germany, Meta Willenbrecht and her husband Helmut of Toronto, Albert Becker and his wife Marlees in Germany. Predeceased by her brothers Arthur and Ewald Becker of Germany. Also dear sister-in-law to Erika Greer of Woodstock. Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews both in Germany and Canada. A very special thank you to the outstanding nurses and staff at Highview Residences for their exceptional care. Visitation will be held at the WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Tuesday from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. with prayers at 8:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1 Frank Place, London, on Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. with visitation one hour prior. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Elly are asked to consider the Alzheimer Society. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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FITZGERALD, John Frederick “Fitzy” of Grand Bend

Posted by on June 27, 2013

FITZGERALD:  Peacefully, at London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Hospital, Thursday, June 27, 2013, John Frederick Fitzgerald “Fitzy”, of Grand Bend, age 69.  Beloved husband of the late Janis Wignall (Gill) Fitzgerald (2010).  Loved father and father-in-law of Jack and Claudia Fitzgerald of Florida, Ken and Shauna Fitzgerald of Goderich and Elizabeth Fitzgerald of Toronto.  Loving “Grumpy” of Jacqueline, Andress, Ciaran and Ava.  Dear brother and brother-in-law of  Mike and the late Donna Fitzgerald (2012) of Barrie, Sandra and Chris Preston of Peterborough, Peter Gill and Francis Lama of Grand Bend.  Loved son of Marjorie Gorringe of Peterborough.  Predeceased by his father Cecil Fitzgerald  .  Cremation  has taken place. A time of Remembrance and Sharing will be held at the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A private family interment at Pinery Cemetery Columbarium, Grand Bend will take place at a later date. If desired, memorial donations (payable by cheque) to the Canadian Cancer Society, Canada Blood Services or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.  Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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BAREL: Paulus Clemens Joseph M.Arch, O.A.A., R.A.I.C. of London

Posted by on June 27, 2013

Peacefully at London Health Sciences Centre – University Hospital in London, Ontario on Wednesday, June 26, 2013.  He was born in The Netherlands and came to Canada in 1969.    Beloved husband of Jacqueline Barel (Van Gastel) for 48 years.  Loving father of Manon Barel and her partner Wally Leonard, Jeroen Barel and his wife Jeanette Tesiorowski and Jacenta Barel and her husband Brent Perekoppi.  Devoted grandfather to Anika, Kyle, Alexander and Ethan.  Paul is survived by his brothers Dr. Reyer Barel and his wife Connie, Jacques Barel and his wife Ellen, his sisters in Holland Elisabeth and Anthonia, and by several nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his brothers Kees and Clemens Barel.  Visitors will be received at St. George Roman Catholic Church, 1164 Commissioners Road West, London on Friday June 28th from 10 o’clock until the time of the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 o’clock.  Interment at St. Peter’s Cemetery, London.  As an expression of sympathy donations to the Alzheimer Outreach Program of McCormick Home would be greatly appreciated.

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SMITH, Ruth “Ilene” of London

Posted by on June 27, 2013

Peacefully at Chelsey Park Nursing Home on Wednesday, June 26th, 2013, Mrs. Ruth “Ilene” Smith, of London, in her 86th year. Predeceased by her loving husband Tom Smith. Beloved mother of Dan and his wife Brenda of London. Loving grandmother of Natalie Smith of Calgary, Alberta. Predeceased by her son Ken Smith, and by her siblings and their spouses: Eldon (Violet) Nelson, Marjorie (Bob) Walker, Ken (Doris) Nelson and Betty (Ted) Thomas. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Saturday, June 29th, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. with visitation one hour prior. Interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery at a later date. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Ilene are asked to consider the Kidney Foundation of Canada. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com 

 

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ETHIER, Collin “Joe” of London

Posted by on June 27, 2013

Passed peacefully at home on Wednesday, June 26th, 2013 in his 76th year. Cherished husband of the late Patricia Ethier for 50 years. Loving father of Marc and Paulette, Collin and Cindy, and Steven and Kim. Proud grandpa of Laura, Matthew, Michelle, Alyssa, Leah and Brandon. He will be fondly remembered by his nephew René (Jenn), his extended family and many friends. To celebrate Joe’s life, a memorial reception will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation are asked to consider the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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VINCENT: Eileen of London

Posted by on June 26, 2013

Peacefully on June 26 at Parkwood Hospital in her 94th year, Eileen Vincent, beloved wife of the late Cyril Vincent (2001), passed from this life to join her husband and grandchildren Angie (2004) and Chris (2008) Shannon. Eileen is survived by her loving daughters Sandra (Rev. Canon William) Rainey of Guelph, Linda (Tom) Leadston of Bracebridge and Nikki Shannon of Medford MA, 6 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Eileen was an active volunteer in the London community, having served more than 40 years with the Victoria Hospital Auxiliary, including a term as President. In recognition of her extraordinary contribution, Eileen was awarded a life membership in the Ontario Hospital Auxiliary Association. As a leader of Brownies and Girl Guides in England and in Canada, she touched the lives of many growing women. A memorial service will be conducted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at All Saints Anglican Church, 249 Hamilton Road, London with visitation an hour prior to the service. Memorial donations to the Christopher Vincent Shannon Memorial Scholarship at Vancouver Community College, 1155 E. Broadway, Vancouver, B.C. V5T 4V5 would be greatly appreciated. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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