SURA; Elizabeth Ann of London and formerly of Chatham and West Elgin

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IMG2Peacefully, at UniversityHospital, London on Monday, May 13th, 2013.  Elizabeth Ann Sura of London and formerly of Chatham and West Elgin in her 89th year.  Predeceased by her husband John in 1980.  Loving mother of Liz Giles (Mort) of London, John Sura (Heidi) of London, Thomas Sura (late Shirley) of Windsor and Robert Sura (Lisa) of Chatham.  Dear grandmother of Jennifer (Craig), Geoffrey (Kira), Christopher, David, late Kevin, Tom Jr., Ryan and Brandon and great grandmother of Katie, Cameron, Chance, Tatum and Avery.  Predeceased by her sister Katherine Fodor.  Elizabeth (Ann) and her husband John farmed and raised their family in West Elgin before moving to Chatham.

Friends may call at the WEST LORNE CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS on Thursday, May 16th, 2013 from 7 to 9 pm where funeral service will take place on Friday at 11 am.  Father Tom Kuriacko celebrant.  Private interment at Maple Leaf cemetery, Chatham.

If desired, memorial contributions to the Alzheimer’s Society would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy.  Condolences can be left at www.denningfuneralhome.com (519 785-0810).  Posted free at Canadaobits.ca

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FRANZE; Dominico Joseph of RR#1 Rodney and formerly of London

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Areggio-calabriat home, on Monday, May 13th, 2013.  Dominico Joseph Franze of RR#1 Rodney in his 79th year.  Loving husband of Portia Maria Franze.  Dear father of Joe, Julio, Phillip, Frank and Anna and her husband Vince Viglinti.  Survived by 6 grandchildren and his brother Frank and his wife Mareen.  Predeceased by his mother Anna Maria, father Joseph and brothers Julio and Phillip.

Friends may call at the RODNEY CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS on Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm and then on Thursday, May 16th, 2013 from 2-4 pm.  Interment Oakland cemetery.

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DOEK: Anneke (Ann) of Strathroy

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Doek, Anneke (Ann) –  died peacefully at home on Monday, May 13, 2013.  Predeceased by her beloved Husband Gysbert Doek.  Loving Mother to Bette Williams, Brenda and Dave Verhey, and Ingrid Doek.  Cherished Grandmother to Tara and Jeff Kustermans, Travis Williams, Justin and Courtney Verhey, Jordan Verhey (friend Chanel) and Jessica Verhey. Proud Oma to Emery and Jubilee Verhey, Alexis and Colton Kustermans.  Dear Sister of Leo and Cora Duister, Lena Brand, Diane Westgate, Walt Duister, Jenny Flynn and Bert and Marlene Duister.  Predeceased by her Parents Leendert and Elizabeth Duister and her Brother Jake Duister.  Visitation will be held at Providence United Reformed Church, 447 Second Street, Strathroy on Wednesday from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.  where the Funeral will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 1:00 pm with Pastor Harry Zekveld officiating. Interment will be at the Strathroy cemetery. Luncheon to follow at the church.  In memory of Ann, donations may be made to Foster Parent Plan or the Canadian Cancer Society.  Arrangements entrusted to Denning Bros. Funeral Home, Strathroy.

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SMITH: Harold formerly of Bothwell

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Smith: HarolHarold Smithd, formerly of Bothwell, passed away suddenly at the Village on the Ridge, Ridgetown on Sunday, May 12, 2013 at the age of 92. Born in Euphemia Twp., son of the late Percy and Elsie (Stocking) Smith. Harold had farmed in Euphemia Township for many years. After retirement he sold real estate. Beloved husband of Edna (Nickels) Smith. Loving father of Carol Loveday (Don) of Rondeau, Eva Shaw (Warren) of Edmonton. Sadly missed by grandchildren Dana VanKinsbergen (Jon), Scott Loveday, Paul Smith and Kevin Smith and great-grandchildren Brooklyn and Mitchell Loveday. Dear brother of Rheta Filsinger of London. Also survived by brother-in-law Roy Nickels of Bothwell and sister-in-law Janis Hart (Mike) of Bothwell. Predeceased by a sister Alta Baverstock, brothers-in-law Milton Baverstock, Earl Filsinger, sister-in-law Ruth Nickels, mother-in-law Effie Nickels and father-in-law Wilfred Nickels. The Smith family will receive friends at the Badder & Robinson Funeral Home, 211 Elm St., Bothwell on Thursday, May 16, 2013 from 12:30pm until the time of the funeral service at 2:00pm with Pastor Al McIntyre officiating. Interment Bothwell Cemetery. Donations may be made at the funeral home by cheque to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com

 

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Berdan: Irene Isabelle of Strathroy

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Peacefully at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Monday May 13, 2013. Isabella (Giles) Berdan of Strathroy in her 81st. year. Beloved wife of Ivan Berdan of Strathroy  for 53 years. Survived by her sister Margaret (Wilfred) Berdan, brother Robert (Bob) (Erma) Giles and sister in law Ruth Rosborough all of Strathroy as well as many nieces and nephews. There will be a public graveside funeral service held on Friday May 17, 2013 at Madill Memorial Gardens and Cemetery, McEvoy Rd. Mt. Brydges ON. Donations in memory of Isabella to the Search Community Mental Health Services, Strathroy or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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HERBERT: Nora of London

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Peacefully at home on Sunday, May 12, 2013, Nora May (Gilbert) Herbert of London in her 90th year.  Beloved wife of the late Perc Herbert (1986).  Loving mother of John Herbert of Ottawa and Paul Herbert and his wife Teresa of London.  Cherished grandmother of Jesse, Lucas (Adrienne), Abel, Laura and Alex and great-grandmother of Grayson and Bronson. Dear sister of Mary-Ellen (the late Bert), Velma (Ken), Dick (Ruth), and Evelyn (the late Ross). Predeceased by her siblings Murray, Jean, Glen, and Eldon. Also missed by many nieces, nephews, and cousins.  The family would like to thank the staff at Horizon Place, for the excellent care provided.  Friends will be received by the family from 2-4 and 7-9pm on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, where the service will be held in the chapel on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 1pm, with Reverend Dr. Douglas H. Ross officiating.  Interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to Wesley-Knox United Church – Memorial Fund, 91 Askin Street, London ON  N6C 1E7.  Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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VAN LANEN: Wilhelmina Maria of St. Thomas

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Van Lanen-Wilhelmina Maria of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in her 80th year. Dearly loved wife of 55 years of Peter Van Lanen and loved mother of Jim Van Lanen (Bonnie) of Ilderton, Lorie Tennant (James) of London, late Josie and her husband Bill McCarvell of London and Joan-Marie Van Lanen of London. Dear sister of Leny  Gremmen, Mary De Loyer, Tina Van Berkel, John Snyders, Gerard Snyders, Joe Snyders, Anna Marie Sleegers, Jack Snyders and the late Tony Snyders. Loved grandmother of Jennifer, Amanda, Daniel, Rebecca, Jacob, Rachel, Johanna, Mark, Mary, Michael, Peter and Joshua and great grandmother of Isabella. Sadly missed by a number of nieces and nephews. Wilhelmina was born in Asten, Holland on July 11, 1933, the daughter of the late Laurens and Johanna (Meulendyks) Snyder. She has lived in St. Thomas sincere 1996 and formerly of Lambeth. Wilhelmina was a member of Holy Angels’ Church, the Catholic Women’s League and Holy Angel’s Parish Choir.

Visitation at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of the Christian Burial to be celebrated at Holy Angels’ Church, Talbot St., St. Thomas on Thursday at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow in Holy Angels’ Cemetery. Prayers will be recited at the funeral home on Wednesday at 2:00  p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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TARGETT: Lloyd of St. Thomas

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Targett- Lloyd of St. Thomas passed away peacefully on Thursday May 9th, 2013 at the Caressant Care Home on Bonnie Pl. St. Thomas and formerly of Southdale Line, St. Thomas, in his 81st year. Loved brother of Roma McIntyre of Windsor, Joyce Smith and Shirley Haycock both of St. Thomas.  Lloyd will be sadly missed by a number of nieces, nephews and cousins. He was born June 4th, 1932 in St. Thomas, the son of the late William and Madelaine Targett. Lloyd was retired and had worked as a public school teacher and was later a principal for the Toronto Board of Education. He was an avid traveler.  He was a supporter and contributor of the Humane Society and had supported many other animal causes.

Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas, ON is in charge of the arrangements. Cremation has taken place. A private burial of ashes will take place at a later date. Donations to charity of one’s choice.

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SHELLINGTON: Larry Douglas of Belmont

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Shellington- Larry Douglas of Belmont passed away on Tuesday May 7, 2013 at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital in his 64th year. Loving son of Dorothy (Link) Shellington of St. Thomas and the late Lloyd Shellington (1980). Dear brother of Ross and his wife Joan Shellington of London and Shirley Durston (late Gordon) of St. Thomas. Loved father of Larry Shellington and Christine Shellington both of London.  Dear grandfather of Loston, Lou, Larik, Carl, Chloe, Ciera and Casha.  Also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.  Larry was born January 21, 1950 in London. He was a former welder and worked for V.M.E. and Clark Equipment. Larry was a lifelong resident of Belmont.

Cremation has taken place and a Private family memorial service will take place at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas. No public visitation. Donations may be made to the Lung Association or the Lymphoma society in Memory of Larry.

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TITCHNER: Robert Franklin of St. Thomas

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Titchner- Robert Franklin of St. Thomas passed away on Tuesday May 7th 2013, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospita , in his 87th year. Beloved husband of 63 years to Patricia (Harrington), dear father of Linda Titchner of St. Thomas, Larry Titchner and his wife Wendy of Toronto, Laurie Cummings and her husband Paul of St. Thomas, and Michael Titchner and his partner Michelle Endaya of Toronto. Dear brother of Edward Titchner. Predeceased by a brother William, and sisters Elizabeth and Alice. Loved grandfather of Jennifer, Laura, Carly, Mark, Matthew and Sofia. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Bob was born in St. Thomas on September 10, 1926 to the late William and Elizabeth (Poole) Titchner. He worked as a plumber for Rankin’s Plumbing and Heating for many years, after which he operated his own Plumbing and Heating Business. Later he was employed by United Association of Plumber Local 593 and worked in London and surrounding area until his retirement.

Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Followed by a luncheon. Interment to follow in Elmdale Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home on Friday evening from 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations to the Lung Association.

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SARARAS: Donald James of St. Thomas

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Sararas- Donald James of St. Thomas passed away at his late residence on Monday May 6th, 2013. Donald was born January 23, 1942 in Apsley, Ontario the son of the late Mortin and Grace Sararas.  Beloved husband of Lois (Elliott) Sararas and loving father of the late Kenneth Sararas (2008) and Dennis and his wife Mylene Sararas of Brantford. Dear grandfather of Amanda, Brandon,  Matthew, Dustin, Michael and great grandfather of Sydney. Predeceased by great granddaughter Rayne(2012). Dear brother of Elvin Sararas of Belleville and Terry Sararas of Huntsville. Predeceased by sister Freda Vardy and infant brother Gary.  He was retired from the Ford Motor Company in Talbotville. Donald enjoyed boating, fishing and relaxing at the cottage and loved snowmobiling and ice fishing in the winter. After he sold the cottage he had more time to visit with family and especially his 5 grandchildren which he loved so very much.

Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Thursday at 11:00a.m. Followed by a luncheon. Interment in Appin Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home on Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke or the Lung Assoc.

 

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GOWANLOCK: Leon of Extendicare Home in Port Stanley

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Gowanlock- Leon of Extendicare Home in Port Stanley, passed away on Sunday May 5th, 2013 at his late residence in his 71st year. Dearly loved father of Shelly Haycock (Mark) of St. Thomas and Heather Gowanlock (Darren) of Saskatoon,  and their mother the late Margaret Helen Gowanlock (2011).Loved grandfather of Taylor, Devon and Annie. Also survived by two sisters, several nieces, nephews and cousins. Leon was born July 5th, 1942 in St. Thomas, the son of the late Clarence and Audrey Gowanlock.  Leon was an avid Detroit Red Wing Fan. The family wish to extend their sincere and heartfelt thanks to Dr. Keenleyside and all the staff at Extendicare Home for their care, compassion and dedication to Leon,  you are all gifted caregivers.

As per Leon’s request cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation or service. Donations may be made to the Extendicare Residents Council or the Diabetes Assoc. in memory of Leon. Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas entrusted with the arrangements.

 

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GREENWELL: Jeffrey Leonard of London

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Greenwell- Jeffrey Leonard of London passed away on Friday May 3rd, 2013 at the Victoria Campus L.H.S.C. in his 28th year. Beloved son of Leonard Greenwell of London and the late Anne (Johnson) Greenwell (2007). Loved brother of Jessica Anne Greenwell of Toronto and  grandson of Elsie Greenwell of London and the late Enoch Greenwell and Shirley Johnson of London and the late Marshall A. Johnson. Dear nephew of Enoch Greenwell and Linda Greenwell. Dear cousin of Danielle Berko-Johnson of London, Chelsea Greenwell and Brendan Greenwell both of Windsor. Jeffrey was predeceased by an uncle Howard Johnson (2010). Jeffrey was born Feb. 18th, 1986 in London, he has spent the last number of years in China teaching English. Recently he was in an apprenticeship program to become an iron worker.

Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. Followed by cremation. Visitation at the funeral home on Tuesday from 2-4 & 7 to 9 p.m. Donations to the charity of one’s choice.

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ELLIOTT: Linda Darlene “Dar” of London and formerly of St. Thomas

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Elliott- Linda Darlene “Dar” of London and formerly of St. Thomas passed away peacefully while surrounded by her loving family on Friday May 3rd, 2013 at the L.H.S.C. Victoria Campus in her 66th year. Loved mother of Tara Elliott and partner Rob Walker of London and cherished Nana of Reilly, Dylan, Emma and Raegan. Dar was predeceased by her two sisters Margaret and Brenda Elliott. She was born May 10, 1947 in Tillsonburg, the daughter of the late Lawrence and Edna Elliott. Dar had recently retired from the Superstore in London and formerly owned and operated the Upper Deck Sports Bar and Restaurant in St. Thomas.

A Memorial Service will be held at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas on Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. Visitation 2 hours prior from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Cremation has taken place. Donations may be made to the Lung association in memory of Dar.

 

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DOAN: Vera (Neave) of Extendicare, Port Stanley

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Doan (Neave)-Vera of Extendicare, Port Stanley, passed away peacefully, on Wednesday, May 1st,. 2013, at her late residence, in her 90th year.  Vera was born in St. Thomas on May 5th, 1923, the daughter of the late Samuel and Vera Neave. Beloved wife of the late Douglas Doan and dearly loved mother of Sandy (Mike) Clark and Patricia Eggett. Loved grandmother of Stacey (Doug) Adams, David (Brenda) Clark, Michelle Clark (Pierre) and Joe Eggett. Dear great grandmother of Mackenzie and Jordyn Adams, Chase and Michael Clark. Dear sister of Marilyn (Charles) Nethercott and sister-in-law of Charles (Shirley) Paul. Predeceased by her sister Wilma (Vic) Howard and Shirley Paul. Sadly missed by a number of nieces and nephews. Vera worked in Health Care.

A private family service, with scattering in the Old St. Thomas Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to the charity of choice. Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas in charge of arrangements. The family would like to thank the doctors,  nurses, staff and volunteers of Extendicare, Port Stanley for their care and compassion.

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BUHAGIAR: Charles Carmelo “Charlie” of Valleyview Home, St. Thomas

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Buhagiar-Charles Carmelo “Charlie” of Valleyview Home, St. Thomas, passed away on Tuesday, April 30th, 2013, at his late residence, in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of the late Constance (Gauci) Buhagiar and the late Phyllis Irene (Reid) (Stafford) Buhagiar. Loved father of Mary and her husband Michael Muller of St. Thomas and step-father of Dan Stafford of Aylmer and Reid Stafford of B.C. Much loved grandfather of Brandon Dube (Josephine), Kyle Dube (Courtney) and Shayah Muller. Sadly missed by a number of nieces and nephews. Charlie was born in Qormi, Malta on July 6th, 1930, the son of the late Espedito and Consiglia Buhagiar. He was retired from West End, Auto. Charlie was a member of St. Anne’s  Church. He bowled in many 5 pin Leagues in London and St. Thomas. He was a former member of the St. Thomas Seniors Centre.

Visitation at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  Prayers will be held at the funeral home on Thursday at   4:00 p.m. Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Anne’s Church on Friday at 10:00 a.m. A reception to follow at St. Anne’s Centre.  Entombment will take place at St. Peter’s Mausoleum, London on Friday at 2:00 p.m. Remembrance may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

 

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FUCILE: Robert Allen of St. Thomas

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Fucile, Robert Allen of St. Thomas, passed away on Thursday, April 25th, 2013, at the age of 63. Beloved husband of Lorna May (Wheatley) Fucile and loved father of Ron Rae (Dianna) of London, Tammy Cannon (Rob) of St. Thomas, Stacy Logan (Derek) of Halifax. Dear step-father of Rob Lee (Michele) of St. Thomas. Loved son of Jean (Sydorko) McCarthy. Predeceased by his father Eugene Fucile. Dear brother of Ken Fucile (Marlene) of London, Charlotte DeGraw of Grand Bend and Elaine Deaville of London.  Loved grandfather of Amanda, Zachary, Payton, Paige, Chayse, Colby, Avery, Ellee, Alicia and Jessica. Sadly missed by a number of nieces and nephews and cousins. Robert was born in Thunder Bay on May 13th, 1949. He worked over 30 years for G.M.

A private family service will be held , with cremation to follow. No public visitation. Remembrances may be made to the  Lupus Ontario. Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas in charge of arrangements.  “Ride free Boo.”

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YOUSKOW: Gerald of St. Thomas

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Youskow, Gerald of St. Thomas, passed away on Wednesday, April 24th, 2013, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in his 71st year. Loved husband of April Ann (Whaley) Youskow. Sadly missed by 7 children, 2 step-children, several grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Gerald was born in London, on August 25th, 1942. Gerald worked in Sales and then for the Humane Society.

Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas until Saturday morning and then to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints where funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow. Visitation at the funeral home Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

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Iannino: Elisabetta (Bettina) of London

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Peacefully, surrounded by her family at London Health Sciences Centre – University Hospital on Friday, May 10th 2013, Elisabetta (Bettina) Iannino in her 83rd year.  Beloved wife of Joe Iannino.  Loving mother of Annamaria Trivisano and her husband Carlo and Tina Diaco and her husband Peter.  Cherished Nonna of Anthony Diaco, Angela Diaco and Stefan Carvalho and Anthony Trivisano.  Dear sister of Lucy D’Ascanio (Nick), Yolanda Pantaleo (John), Mike Sorrenti (predeceased), Sam Sorrenti (predeceased) and Gloria Canacari (predeceased).  Dear sister in law of Rosa Cardelli, Giuseppina Miano (Giuseppe), Mario Iannino (Maurizia),  Mary Alice Sorrenti, Nino Cardelli (predeceased) and Domenico Canacari (predeceased).  Cousin of Tony De Summa (Ada) and Giuseppe Iannino (Loretta).  Zia Bettina will be fondly remembered by her many nieces and nephews.  A heartfelt thank you to all the Dr’s, nurses and staff of L.H.S.C.- U.H.  for their compassionate care of our mom.  Visitors will be received at the John T. Donohue Funeral Home, 362 Waterloo Street, London, on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 o’clock.  Funeral Mass at St. Mary’s Church, 345 Lyle Street on Tuesday morning at 11 o’clock.  Entombment in Holy Family Mausoleum – St. Peter’s Cemetery. Prayers Monday afternoon at 3 o’clock. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

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Tancredi: Elizabeth (Betty) of London

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Peacefully, surrounded by her family at Parkwood Hospital on Sunday, May 12, 2013, Elizabeth (Betty) Tancredi at the age of 77. Loving mother of Anna Circelli (Sal), Heather Rossi (Angelo) and John Tancredi (Jo-Anne). Cherished “Baba” of Loreto Rossi (Sandra), Jonathan Circelli (Fiancee Marlene), Erin Circelli-Russell (Rob), Joseph Rossi (Helena), Matthew Circelli, Selena Rossi, Vanessa and Felicia Tancredi. Great “Baba” of Luca, Ethan and Alexander. Beloved daughter of the late John and Elizabeth Green. Dear sister of the late Malcolm, Jean, Rose, Josephine, Robert, Sophie, the late Patricia, the late Moira, the late John, the late Anne, Christine, the late Teresa, Kathleen and Fergus. Fondly remembered by her many nieces, nephews and close friends. A heartfelt thank you to all the staff of Parkwood Hospital Palliative Care for the excellent care of our mom. Visitors will be received at the John T. Donohue Funeral Home, 362 Waterloo Street, London, on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 o’clock.  Funeral Mass at Mary Immaculate Church, 1980 Trafalgar Street, on Wednesday morning at 10 o’clock.  Interment in St. Peter’s Cemetery. Prayers Tuesday evening at 7 o’clock. Donations to Parkwood Hospital Palliative Care would be appreciated.

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ELLIS: Roland Ralph of London

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Peacefully at Parkwood Hospital, London on Saturday, May 11, 2013 Roland Ellis in his 90th year. Dear uncle of Marion Hearn and her husband Carl of Dorchester, Ann and the late Ted Gale of Richmond Hill, and Donna-Marie Jones and her husband Gord of Brookfield, Nova Scotia. Also survived by his great nieces and nephews and his great-great nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Steven and Winifred Ellis, his sister Winifred Parks and her husband George and Eileen Gale and her husband Stephen. Sadly missed by his good friend Karen West, and close friends and neighbors. Roland served in World War II as a member of the British 6th Royal Tank Regiment and served in North Africa and Italy. The family would like to thank the staff of Parkwood Hospital on wings 5A North and 3A East for their care and compassion. The family will receive friends from 7-9 pm on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 and one hour prior to the funeral service which will be conducted in the chapel of  the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 1pm.  Cremation to follow. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the London Humane Society, 624 Clarke Road, London, ON N5V 3K5 or charity of choice. Online condolences, memories, and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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BRENT: Donald William Calder of London

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Peacefully, with his family at his side and in his 89th year, on May 10th, 2013.  Loving husband of Joan (Taggart) for 58 years.  Much loved father of Kathy and Bob Tandaric of London, Alastair and Lydia Brent of London, and Martha and Doug Stirling of Markham.  Adored Grandpa Don to Elizabeth and Laura Tandaric; Caitlin and James Dobie, Kieran, and Hilary Brent; and Claire, Ian, and Robin Stirling. Don grew up in Toronto and attended Lawrence Park Collegiate, where he excelled in both academics and athletics.  He bravely served his country from 1943 to 1946, as a navigator in RCAF Bomber Command, 419 Moose Squadron.  After the war he earned his HBA at UWO and went on to a successful career in the financial services industry.  He was especially proud of his Board service to Amtelecom, helping transform a small local phone company into a regional communications firm. Don was a strong, good, and gentle man.  He was liked by everyone he met, and loved by many.  As his children, we feel he is the best of whatever we have become.  He will be sorely missed. We would like to thank the staff at University Hospital for the compassionate care Dad received.  We are also grateful for the support he has received from Senior Homecare by Angels over the past few years.  Cremation has taken place.  A private celebration of Don’s life will be held at a later date.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum in Mount Hope, Ontario.  Arrangements have been entrusted to A. Millard George Funeral Home.  Online condolences, memories and photographs may be shared at www.amgfh.com

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GILBERT: Shirley Jean of London

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Peacefully at home following a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s Disease, on Saturday May 11th, 2013 in her 81st year. Beloved wife of Bert Gilbert, devoted mother of Tim (Nancy), Peter (Mary), and Barbara. Cherished grandmother of Karen (Jean-Michel), Kelly, Michael (Milena), Steven, Natalee and Holly.  Dear sister of Ann Marie. Predeceased by her parents David and Lilly, her sisters Audrey and Frances and her brother John.  Shirley attended Sir Adam Beck Collegiate where she graduated with honours and began working at the Central Public Library. She then assumed the role of full-time mother and homemaker,  at which she excelled.  The family is grateful for the compassionate care received from Cheryl  of CCAC and Susie-Ann and Julianna of Revera Home Care.  Friends will be received by the family on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 from 7-9pm at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London.  A memorial service will be held at All Saints’ Anglican Church 249 Hamilton Road (at Inkerman Street) on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 11:00am.  Cremation has taken place.   As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of London, 435 Windermere Road, London, Ontario N5X 2T1 as well as the Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario 4500 Blakie Road, Unit 117, London, ON N6L 1G5.  Online condolences, memories, and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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ELLIOTT: Irene Olive of London

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24172 ElliotELLIOTT, Irene Olive…

At Victoria Hospital, London, on Thursday, May 9, 2013, Irene Elliott in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of Douglas. Loving mother of Graham, and Gail Sinclair (nee Elliott) and Harold. Cherished grandmother of Douglas (Marlene) Sinclair, Robyn and Gregory Elliott. Also missed by Darlene (John), Ross (Donna), Marg (David) and Kate Parr. Predeceased by her brother Bert and her sisters Meg and Winn. Friends will be received by the family from 2-4 pm on Friday, May 17, 2013 at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, where the funeral service will be held in the chapel  on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 1 pm. Cremation has taken place. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation, 180-633 Colborne Street, London, ON N6B 2V3. Online condolences, memories, and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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LEVI: Marilyn of London

Posted by on May 13, 2013

24171 LeviLEVI, Marilyn…

Peacefully at University Hospital, London, on Thursday, May 9, 2013, Marilyn Levi in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of the late John “Jack” Levi. Loving mother of Greg Levi (Anna), Marly Ogden (David), Shelley Levi. Cherished grandmother of John (Katie), Jenna, Gillian (Sebastian), Kaitlin, Gary, Brian, Jessica, Sarah (Chris), David and Kevin. Dear sister of Joyce (Walter) Pope. Dear niece of Alma Allen. Also missed by Ada Baker, Ilene Russell, Betty (Al) Hajnal, Ethel (Clayt) Grant and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her brother Doug Fuller, her sisters Dorothy (Hank) Rzepecki and Shirley (Woody) Campbell. The family would like to thank Dr. Farquhar and his medical team, especially Michelle Pierce and the nursing staff at University Hospital for their excellent care and compassion.  A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 1:00pm, at Riverside United Church, 451 Dunedin Drive, London. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Charity of your Choice. 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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