DANBROOK: James E. of London, formerly of St. Thomas, Ont.

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Jim DanbrookDANBROOK – James Edward of London, formerly St. Thomas passed away peacefully on March 4, 2015 at the age of 69.  Beloved husband of Linda Danbrook (nee Howard) of London.  Jim is survived by his children Jeanette Danbrook of St. Thomas, Loriann Danbrook of London, Nancy Nash, Justin Howard both of St. Thomas; grandchildren Julia Nash, Jamie Nash, and Sara Howard all of St. Thomas; siblings Barbara (the late Russ) Leach of Cambridge, and Richard (Lynne) Danbrook of Strathroy; and by many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his daughter Ashley Howard.  Visitation will be held at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Sunday, March 8, 2015 from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00pm.  The funeral service will be held in the chapel on Monday at 11:00am.  Interment in Woodland Cemetery.  If desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Kidney Foundation would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com

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JENNINGS: Douglas L. of St. Thomas, Ont.

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Doug JenningsJENNINGS- Douglas L. Jennings of St. Thomas, passed away at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, surrounded by his family, on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 in his 86th year.  Doug is survived by his children Scott Jennings of St. Thomas, Kathy Jennings of Stoney Creek, Greg (Angela) Jennings of St. Thomas, and Heather (Stuart) Pye of London; by his grandchildren Ryan Jennings of Vancouver, Michael Jennings of London, Samuel, Tyler, and Emily Jennings of St. Thomas, and Kristen and Rachel Pye of London; by his brother Roy (Pat) Jennings of St. Thomas; his sister-in-law Verna Jennings; and many other nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his brother Ray Jennings and his sister Esther (Dalton) Binks.  Visitation will be held at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Thursday, March 5, 2015 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm where the memorial service will be held in the chapel at 1:00 pm.  If desired, donations to V.O.N. or St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com

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WEBER, Joanne

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web_Weber_JoannePassed away on March 5, 2015 at the age of 69 years. Loving wife to Albert. Dear mother to Wesley (fiancé Michelle), Sheri (Jeff) Bechard. Dear grandmother to Abigale. Daughter of the late Francis and Alice Dufault. Cherished sister of the late Ron Dufault (2014) and late Janine Dame (2007). Survived by her sister Carol (Ron) Renaud, Annette (Larry) Levesque, Richard Dufault and sister-in-law Jo Anne Dufault. God mother to Christine Johnson. Joanne was retired from Walmart, she also loved knitting for the homeless, the inner schools and newborn babies. She also had many friends and neighbours to watch over her. Special thank you to CCAC staff, doctors at the Cancer Clinic at the Princess Margaret Hospital Toronto, Dr Vale for all his support and the Windsor Essex Cancer Centre. If you desire memorial donations to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Friday 3-5, 7-9 p.m. Funeral Saturday 11:30 a.m. at FAMILIES FIRST 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor (519-969-5841). Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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HALE: Marjorie “Marge” of London

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Hale - MR Inside – Suddenly, at her residence on Monday, March 2, 2015, Miss Marjorie “Marge” Hale of London, in her 72nd year. Daughter of Mary Hale (née Bishop) late of Bay Roberts, Newfoundland, and Garland Hale late of Change Islands, Newfoundland. Beloved sister of Franklin, Garland (Edward) and the late David, and sister-in-law of Billie, Janet and Julie. Survived also by nieces: Judy, Jenny, Sarah, Sylvie and Kristen, and nephews: David, Ralph, Steven, David-John, Wesley, Russel and the late Mathew, and countless friends. Marjorie was a long-time member of Knollwood Park Presbyterian Church. Visitation will be held on Friday from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 2:00 p.m., with visitation one hour prior to the service. Private family interment of ashes at a later date. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Marge are asked to consider the Canadian Mental Health Association.

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DAVIES: Jean (Wood) of Woodstock

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DAVIES – Peacefully at the Woodstock Hospital on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, Jean Davies (nee Wood) of Woodstock in her 83rd year.  Beloved wife for 52 years of Brynmor Davies, whom predeceased her on November 4, 2004.  Dear mother of Jeffrey of Woodstock, Gareth (Jennifer) of Little Pike Bay, Philip (Deb Herd) of Windsor, Edward of Woodstock and Robert (Cheryl) of London.  Loving grandma of Christopher (Lindsay), Heather (Jonah), Ryan, Amanda, Natalie (Shane), Bryn, Owen and Rhys.  Friend of Carys and Matt Stone of Embro, and special grandma to Bethan, Gwennan and Daron DeRudder.  Also lovingly remembered by her extended family in the United Kingdom.  Predeceased by her parents Edward and Rachel Wood (nee Morgan) and her sister Brenda Davies.  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Monday, 2-4 and 7-9 pm.  A complete funeral service will be held at Dundas Street United Church, Woodstock on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 1:00 pm with Rev. Bonnie Pilkey.  A Spring interment will take place at The Anglican Cemetery, Woodstock.  If desired, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Dundas Street United Church, Woodstock would be appreciated.  Smith-LeRoy, 519-537-3611.  Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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FORRESTER: Mary Jane (Johns) of Elimville

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Forrester photo-W150Suddenly, as the result of a motor vehicle collision on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, of Elimville, in her 47th year. Dear mother of Tausha Forrester and David Thomas of St. Marys, Richard Forrester and Sheena Forrester both of Elimville; and step-mother of Shawna Forrester of Huron Park, and Greg Forrester of London. Dear grandmother of Hayden.  Beloved daughter of Lynda Johns of Exeter, and Ken Johns of Staffa. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Keith Johns and Jody, and Dennis and Tracy Johns, all of Staffa. Also survived by several aunts, uncles, nieces and cousins.  Predeceased by her grandparents Clifford and Marjorie Allen, and Fred and Mary Johns.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, Exeter (1 street west of Main) on Sunday afternoon 2-4 PM where the funeral service will be held on Monday, March 9th at 11 AM. Cremation with inurnment Exeter Cemetery.

Donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.  Condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com.

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PATRY: Mrs. Rita (nee Coté), of St. Thomas, Ontario

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PATRY, Rita (nee Coté), of St. Thomas, passed away at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in her 62nd year. Loving wife of Andy Patry, and dear mother of Wayne Patry (Laina Laxamana). Loved daughter of Theresa Coté and the late Paul Coté. Also survived by two brothers, René and Ivan Coté, and one sister, Germaine Michaud. Rita was born in Chapleau, Ontario, Sept. 25, 1953. She was a former housekeeper at the Sarnia General Hospital. Everyone knew Rita as a bubbly, hardworking lady who loved fishing, hunting, and making grand meals for family and friends. She was diagnosed with leukemia on March 17, 2014, but lost her battle to cancer. Anyone who knew her was proud to call her a friend. She was a beautiful person that always put others before herself. In keeping with her wishes, cremation has taken place. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial donations to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada gratefully acknowledged. Arrangements entrusted to the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160). We will all miss you very much.

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

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EBISUZAKI, Kaney of London

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EBISUZAKI, Kaney – Passed away on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in his 89th year. Cherished and beloved husband of Emiko. Loving father of Wesley (Su), Gerald and the late Raymond (Minako). Proud grandpa of Christy, Benjamin and Sean. Dear brother of Ruby and the late Yukiko. He will also be sadly missed by his extended family and friends. The funeral service will be conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 10:00 a.m., with visitation one hour prior to the service. Interment at Woodland Cemetery. For information and online condolences, please visit www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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WILLITS: James of London

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Surrounded by his family at Victoria Hospital, London, on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, James Willits of London in his 30th year.  Beloved father of Nevaeh. Loving son of Dan and Cathy Willits. Cherished brother of Elizabeth. Dearly missed by his aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends. The family would like to thank family, friends and the staff at Victoria Hospital for their kindness and compassion.  A memorial gathering will be held on Sunday, March 8, 2015 from 1-4pm, at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. You may join us in wearing a little blue, to honour James. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to Canadian Mental Health Association – Middlesex, 534 Queens Avenue, London, ON  N6B 1Y6.  Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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MULDER: Anna (Anne) (DeWeerd) of RR 2 Ailsa Craig

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Mulder, Anne-W150At home, in RR 2 Ailsa Craig, on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in her 57th year.  Beloved wife of Bert Mulder for 34 years.  Dear mother of Jason and Jody Mulder of Ailsa Craig, Jeremy and Sarah Mulder of Lucan, Melissa and Brian Salomons of Strathroy, and Kevin and Sarah Mulder of Bryanston.  Dear grandmother of Averiana; Robert, Matthew, Lucas, Timothy; Landon and Kaylee.  Beloved daughter of Alice DeWeerd of Exeter.  Dear sister and sister-in-law of Marian and Tony DeBoer of Exeter, Christine and Andy DeBoer of Baden, and Sylvia and Al Heyink all of Hensall.  Predeceased by her father John DeWeerd, and father and mother-in-law Rita and Bert Mulder.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, Exeter (1 street west of Main) on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.  The complete funeral service will be held at the Exeter Christian Reformed Church, 332 Huron Street West, Exeter on Saturday, March 7th at 11 AM with Pastor Kevin teBrake officiating.  Spring interment Exeter Cemetery.

Donations to London Health Sciences Foundation – Regional Cancer Program would be appreciated by the family.

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HOLMES: Larry Dale of Belleville, formerly of Chesley

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Holmes, LarryLarry Dale Holmes Sr. of Belleville, formerly of Chesley, passed away suddenly at home on Sunday, March 1, 2015 in his 69th year.

Larry will be sadly missed by his children, Deborah (Stephen) Hart of Kitchener, Shelly (Rick) Forestell of Peterborough, Larry (Iris) of London and Shane of Richmond Hill. Missing their Papa Lou are Natasha, Devin, Mitchell, Ryan, Alexander and Kinu. Larry leaves behind his siblings, Eva Shade of Chesley, Geraldine Harvie of Belleville, Donald (Margaret) Holmes of Belleville, Shirley Ford of Hanover, Wynelda MacDonald of Chesley, Linda Pegelo of Owen Sound, Jack Holmes of London and Carmen (Gisela) Holmes of Hamilton. Grieving his loss is Larry’s former wife, cherished friend and mother of his children, Diane Holmes of Peterborough.

Larry was predeceased by his brothers Edward and Allan and his parents, Ernie and Gertie (Robbins) Holmes.

Visitation will be at Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley on Friday, March 6, 2015 from 7 – 9 p.m. where a memorial service celebrating Larry’s life will be held on Saturday March 7, 2015 at 1 p.m.

Memorial donations to Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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JAKAB, Sophie (nee Kwiatkowski)

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62 years, passed away suddenly on March 2, 2015 surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife and soul mate of Denes for 36 years. Dear sister of Ted (the late Cathy), Roman (Basia), Teresa (John) Sulik and the late Chester. Dear sister-in-law of Margaret (nee Jakab) Boughner. Much loved Aunt to many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews with whom she treated as though they were her own children. She will be sadly missed by many special friends and family. Predeceased by her parents Joachim and Helena. Sophie was a dedicated employee of Vista Print/Cimpress where she will be fondly remembered. If you so desire, donations to the charity of one’s choice, would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Thursday 3-5 & 7-9 pm. Funeral Friday at 10 am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Interment Windsor Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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MICELI, Pietro

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January 1, 1939 – March 3, 2015.

Beloved husband of 51 years to Rosa (nee Bonadonna). Loving father of Leonardo & wife Ivana, Filippo & wife Nancy, Ignazio & wife Luisa. Cherished Nonno of Rosangela, Pietro, Rosa Maria, Michael, Rosanna, & Peter Anthony. Predeceased by parents Leonardo & Marta Miceli & brothers Ignazio & Giuseppe. Dear brother of Giacinto, Domenico, & Giovanna. He will be missed by many nieces, nephews, family & friends. He was a member of Montellegro Heritage Foundation. Visiting Friday 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Parish Prayers Friday at 4:30 p.m. Funeral Saturday 8:45 a.m. from Families First, 3260 Dougall Ave., South Windsor (519-969-5841) to St. Angela Merici Church for Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. Entombment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Donations to the Autism Services or Windsor Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated by the family. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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TURNER, W. Scott

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Passed away peacefully on March 1, 2015 at the age of 76 years. Reunited with beloved late wife Lyn (nee Quince) 2008. Loving father of Andrew and wife Cherie, and Martha McLean and husband Kenn. Proud grandpa of Teagan, Braedan, Arianna, Emma, and Bradley. Missed by sister Janet McConachie. Loved by companion Pat Smith. Survived by several nieces and nephews.

 

Scott worked for over 30 years at Greenshield. He enjoyed Sailing and tinkering with his MGB. Will be missed by his many friends with the MG car Club and the Mall Walkers.

 

Visiting Friday from 3-5 and 7-9. Funeral Service Saturday 2pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave, South Windsor, (519) 969-5841. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

 

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Ollett, Jack

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Peacefully on February 28, 2015 at 83 years of age. Cherished husband of Marlyn for 63 years. Loving father of the late George Ollett (2011), Linda and husband Rick Weir, JackWEB_Ollett_Jack Ollett and wife Anita, Michael Ollett and wife Becky, Susan and husband Don Boucher and Brenda and husband Dino Civiero. Treasured Grandpa of 18 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. He will be sadly missed by his k9 companion Timmy. Jack retired from Kelsey Hayes after 35 years of dedicated service. If you so desire donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place. Memorial visiting Wednesday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Memorial Service Thursday 11:30am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

 

 

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Quinn, James Joseph (Jim)

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WEB_Quinn_JamesIt is with heavy hearts Dannette, Justin, Brenden and Naomi have parted with their husband, dad and father-in-law to be. A special mention to his “brother” Tim Quinn & family. He will also be missed dearly by Carson, Sadie and Grumpa’s Odie. Doug worked for Hotel-Dieu Grace Hospital for 28 years. Visitation Tuesday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service Wednesday 10 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make donations at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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Holli, Betty Claire

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A resident of Windsor, Betty Holli passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at Franklin Gardens Long Term Care Home in Leamington, ON at the age of 91. She was predeceased by husband, Sulo and brother Don Mitchell and sister Vivian Breault. Survived by sister and brother-in-law Janet & Tom Noble. Proud aunt of Denise Barnes, Bob & Colleen Mitchell, Beth Pongratz & friend Dennis, Kate & Wayne Beaumont. Proud great-aunt of Stevin, Reid, Shawn, Christopher, Meghan, Nicholas and Jeffrey. A special thank you is extended to all the staff both at Franklin Gardens and Oak Park Terrace for their tremendous care and compassion. If you so desire, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Thursday 9:30am until time of Funeral Service at 10:30am at Families First Funeral Home 1065 Lauzon Rd. 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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LANGLOIS/NANTAIS (nee Sylvestre), Elizabeth “Liz / Betty”

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77 years young. Passed away suddenly, on February 26, 2015 while vacationing in Cuba. Beloved wife and best friend of Norm for almost 50 years. Cherished mother of Sheryl Toop (Bob), Louan (nee Nantais) Springer (Kevin), Kerry Nantais (Lisa). Loved Meme of Kayla, Haley, Shane (Samantha) and great grandma of Makenna. She will be sadly missed by her loving step children and their families as well as her many brothers and sisters. Betty is also reunited with her beloved dog Pepi. She was retired from General Motors Trim after 25 years of service. Memorial visiting Friday 3-5 & 7-9 pm at FAMILIES FIRST 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor (519-969-5841). On Saturday family and friends are invited to meet at St. Anne’s Church Tecumseh, after 10 am followed by Mass at 10:30 am. Interment St. Anne’s Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Hesman, Cecile

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It is with profound sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of Cécile Marie Hélèn Thérèse Hesman (née Guilbeault) surrounded in the arms of her loving family at the age of 82 years on Feb. 28/15. Beloved wife of Charles to whom she was deeply loved, cherished and adored for 60 years, she will be deeply missed. Loving daughter of late Israël and Evelyn Guilbeault (née Chauvin). Loving and endearing mother to Lana Armstrong and Renée (Michael) Montague. Cherished Mim to Ian Armstrong; Craig, Kimberley; Shawn, Elizabeth and Lauren Montague; great granddaughter Claire. Loving sister to late Léo; deeply cherished sister to Helen Fontaine; loving sister to Sarah, Stacey and Dorie (Guilbeault); and loving aunt to all nephews and nieces.

Visitation Friday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Parish prayers Friday 3pm Funeral Saturday 9:15am from FAMILIES FIRST, 1065 Lauzon Rd., East Windsor, 519-969-5841. to Our Lady of Atonement Church (2940 Forest Glade dr.) for Funeral Mass at 10:00am. Procession to St. Joachim cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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IMG_3339Suddenly at his residence on Sunday, March 1, 2015, at the age of 41 years. Beloved son of Howard Sheppard and the late Elizabeth Sheppard. Brother of Greg Sheppard (Lisa), and Louise Webber (Marvin). Loving uncle of Melissa, Nicole, Brittny, Brandon, Emily. Great uncle of Ashley.  Visitation will take place at DENNINGS OF FOREST on Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm & 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm. A Funeral Service will take place at Hillside School, Kettle & Stony Point, on Sunday afternoon, March 8, 2015, at 1:00 pm. For those who wish, in memoriam donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be left at www.denning.ca Funeral arrangements entrusted to DENNINGS OF FOREST

 

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FRAYNE: Murray C. of Forest, Ontario

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IMG_0001With heavy hearts the family announces the passing of Murray at his residence in Forest on Monday, March 2, 2015, at the age of 78 years. Beloved husband of Marilyn. Dear father of Larry (Gina), Dennis, Dan (Tanya), and Peggy (Luc) Lavallee, Ron, Wayne, Randy, Brian (Karen), and Wendy (Don) Emmons. Predeceased by his son Gerald Laverne. Son of the late Reg and Edyth Frayne.  Murray will also be fondly missed by his many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and his nieces, nephews, and friends. Survived by his brother Bruce (Pat), Viola (Leo) Blais, and Doris McChesney (Jack). Predeceased by his brother in law Allan McChesney. Murray will also be missed by his loyal canine companion, Nuisance.  Visitation will take place at DENNINGS OF FOREST, 9 James Street South, Forest, on Thursday, March 5, 2015, from 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm. A Funeral Service will take place in the chapel on Friday morning, March 6, 2015, at 11:00 am with Rev. David Dyke officiating. Interment to follow at Beechwood Cemetery. For those who wish, in memoriam donations to the Royal Canadian Legion Br. #176 Forest, or to the charity of one’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be left at www.denning.ca

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West: Helen Kathleen of London

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Helen Kathleen West (nee Lockridge) passed away on Saturday, February 28, 2015. Her intellect, common sense, sense of humour and abundance of Loving stayed with her throughout a very difficult and lengthy period of ill health. Relatives and friends were a great help in maintaining her disposition in spite of what she was enduring. Helen was very accomplished in many areas: notably Motherhood, witness sons Mike and Paul; community involvement for which she named to the Wingham Sport Wall of Fame for her efforts in getting the first swimming pool; and establishing and supervising the Lockridge Midget hockey Tournament in honour of her Father, Walter. Her employment record included CKNX Wingham where she and husband Roger met. Their love of travel started with the 1972 Hockey series in Moscow and saw family visits in Europe and throughout North America. Her kind heart and warmest smile will always be missed. A very proud Grandmother Helen is survived by her husband Roger West, Michael and Donna Fleury (Kamloops) and Paul and Susan Fleury (London); a number of cherished grand-and great-grandchildren and many supportive relatives. Cremation has already taken place. Helen’s Life will be celebrated on Saturday, March 14th from 2-5pm in the Reception Centre at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London on the southeast side of the parking lot. Those wishing to make a donation in honour of Helen can do so to the Boys and Girls Club of London, 184 Horton Street, London ON N6K 1K8 or other charity for youth. A. Millard George Funeral Home entrusted with cremation arrangements 519-433-5184. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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CAIN: Leslie John Sr. of London

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Peacefully at Victoria Hospital, London, on February 27, 2015, Leslie Cain in his 94th year. Beloved husband of the late Rose Cain for 52 years. Cherished father of John Cain and his wife Janet of England and Leslie Cain and his wife Gayle of Minnesota. Proud grandfather of Lauren, Rhiannon and Leslie “Adam” Cain. Dear brother of Emily, George, David, Gladys, Doris, Robert, Winnifred and Mary Ann Beatrice “Mabs”. He will be lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews and especially by his niece Lesley. Leslie joined the Navy at 17 years of age on an armed merchant cruiser during World War 11 and served and saw action throughout World War 11. Cremation has taken place. There will be no service. Donations in lieu of flowers to World Vision Canada, 1 World Drive, Mississauga, ON L5T 2Y4 are greatly appreciated. A. Millard George Funeral Home entrusted with cremation arrangements 519-433-5184. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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HOLCOMBE, Lillian of Blenheim and formerly of London

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Surrounded by her loving family, Lillian May (Peacock) Holcombe passed away at the Blenheim Community Village on Monday March 2, 2015; just one day after celebrating her 86th birthday.  Lillian was predeceased by her husband Kenneth in 1982, by her children Ron Dunn and Sandy Parker and by an infant granddaugher.  She is survived by her children Linda Dunn (Wendy Lachine) of Cedar Springs, Gerry Dunn of London, Terry Holcombe (Leigh) of London, Pam Clancey (Bert) of Halifax N.S., Dave Dunn (Cynthia) of London and Cheryle & Garry Cheetham of Blenheim as well as several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She is also survived by her daughter-in-law Myrtle Dunn and son-in-law Ron Parker, both of London and step-daughter Carol Southern (Jim) of St. Thomas, by her sister Marion Welch (late Art) of Newbury, and her brother Mel Peacock (Laurie) of London.

Friends and family are invited to gather at the Blenheim Community Funeral Home for visitation on Saturday from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 p.m.  A Funeral Service conducted by Rev. Wanda Burse will be held at the Funeral Home on Sunday March 8, 2015 at 2 p.m.  Cremation will follow with a private family interment in Woodland Cemetery, London.  Friends wishing to remember Lillian with a memorial donation are asked to consider the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Cancer Society.  Online condolences for the family and memorial donations may be left at www.blenheimcommunityfuneralhome.com

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VETOR, Edna (nee Reeb) of Essex, Ontario

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Born April 8, 1923 to the late Edward and Nellie Reeb. Passed away peacefully on March 3, 2015 at County Village Health Care Centre at the age of 91. She is predeceased by her husband Stanley Vetor (1984). Loving mother of Gale Gagnier (late Jerome) of Tecumseh and Ella Campbell (Ron) of Essex. Cherished grandmother of Kim Welsh (Russell), Karey Bain (Paul), Tommy Welsh (Rosalyn) and Kris Gagnier (Jo Ann). She was a much loved Big Grandma of Rylee and Cole Welsh, Blake and Amy Bain and Katie and Noelle Gagnier. Survived by her sister-in-law Ona Reeb and numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her sister Ella McCrea (Jim) and her brothers Ivan and George (Dora). Mom will always be remembered by her friends and family for her tatting and crocheting that she generously shared with everyone. We would like to thank Barbara Horn for her many visits with mom and to the staff at County Village Nursing Home for their exceptional care over the last 5 years, especially the last 6 months. Visitation will take place at Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) on Thursday, March 5, 2015 from 3 p.m.-5 p.m. and 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Family and friends are asked to meet at Church of the Living Word, 1697 South Middle Road, Woodslee, on Friday, March 6, 2015  from 10 a.m until time of Funeral Service to celebrate Edna’s life at 11 a.m. Rev. Rodger Jackson Officiating. Interment to follow at Woodslee United Church Cemetery. If you so desire, memorial donations may be made in Edna’s name to the Resident Council Activities Program at County Village Nursing Home, Essex Food Bank or the charity of your choice. Online donations and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.reidfuenralhome.ca.

 

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