GLOVER: Shirley Marie of London

Posted by on April 20, 2015

Peacefully at University Hospital on Tuesday, April 7, 2015, in her 69th year. Predeceased by her beloved parents George and Verna Glover. Shirley will be missed by the staff at Middlesex Terrace Long Term Care. A graveside service will be conducted at FOREST LAWN MEMORIAL GARDENS, 2001 Dundas Street East, London, on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 2:30 p.m.

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ROSS: NORMAN EDWARD OF SARNIA

Ross webAt Bluewater Health Monday April 20, 2015 NORMAN EDWARD ROSS passed away peacefully surrounded by his family. He leaves behind his loving wife Maisie Ross and his children Stephen Ross (Gloria) and Andrew Ross, as well as his grandchildren Carissa (Cory) Hetu and Kyle (Sarah) Ross, and great grandchildren Tycho Ross and Breahna Hetu. He was predeceased by his parents Norman and Joyce Ross. Norman was a kind and gentle soul who will be missed by everyone who knew him. In keeping with his wishes cremation has taken place and his ashes have been interred with his parents. Sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation and The Kidney Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to the D.J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre Ltd.

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THOMSON, Olive G. (Chittick), of Hensall and formerly of Exeter

Posted by on April 20, 2015

Thomson, Olive-W150At Queenway Nursing Home, Hensall, on Sunday, April 19, 2015, of Hensall, and formerly of Exeter in her 98th year.  Beloved wife of the late W. John (Jack) Thomson (1969).  Dear mother of Marion McCarter of Exeter, Grant Thomson of Blanshard Township, Sharon and Blair Fletcher of London, and Mary Lou Thomson and Jack Hodgert of RR 1 Kirkton.  Dear grandmother of Teresa and Joe Hendriks, Diane McCarter and Dave Stephen, Cheryl and Ernie Warden; Derek and Ro Thomson; Dale and Yong Fletcher, and Barry Fletcher and Dawn Foster; Amy and Barry Parsons, and Ann Marie Hodgert; great-grandmother of Heather, Sarah, Michael, Samantha, Courtney, Travis, Hailee, Ashlyn, Graham, Ryley, Brayden, Natalie, Janelle, and Percy; and great-great-grandmother of Alayah and Nevaeh.  Predeceased by her grandson Graham Thomson (1992), son-in-law Laverne McCarter (2010), daughter-in-law Carol Hanna (2014), sisters Ethel Mills, Evelyn Mills, Elsie Walz, brother Harold Chittick, sister-in-law Janet Baker (2010), and her parents Robert and Maggie (Robertson) Chittick.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, Exeter (1 street west of Main) on Thursday morning from 9:30-10:30 AM, where the funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 23rd at 11 AM with Pastor Elly Dow officiating.  Interment Kirkton Union Cemetery.

Donations to the Exeter United Church or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

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McElroy, H. Allison of Delta and formerly of Toronto

Posted by on April 20, 2015

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Suddenly at his daughter’s residence in Oshawa, on Friday April 17th, 2015. Allison McElroy age 86, formerly of Delta. Dear father of Patricia Craddock of Belleville, David McElroy ( Kim ) of Uxbridge, Samuel McElroy ( Brenda ) of Victoria, B.C., Linda McElroy ( Bernie ) of Peterborough and Beth Chant ( Richard ) of Oshawa. Loving grandfather of Brandi, Rebecca, Camille, Natalie and Michelle. Also survived by a sister, Muriel Jones of Brockville, and by the mother of his 5 children, Freda ( nee Singleton ) of Etobicoke. Beloved nephew of Vera McElroy of Maple View Lodge, Athens. Predeceased by 2 sisters, Dorothy Van Stone ( Ed ) of New York and Ruth Van Horn ( Bud ) of Mississauga. Also predeceased by his parents, Harry and Mabel ( nee Whitmore ) McElroy of Delta, and by a brother-in-law, H.K. Jones of Brockville. Sadly missed and remembered by special friend Arlene Cole. Allison is also remembered by many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends may pay their respects at the Judson Funeral Home, Athens, on Tuesday evening April 21st, from 6-8 pm. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday April 22nd, at 1 pm. Interment St. John’s Leeds Cemetery, Sweets Corners. In lieu of flowers in memoriams to the charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Visit a Book of Memories at: judsonfuneralhome.ca

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AVERY: Elmer John of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on April 18, 2015

Elmer AveryAVERY – Elmer Avery passed away suddenly at home on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at the age of 81.  Elmer was a very kind and gentle man of integrity.  He will be dearly missed by his loving wife Maureen; his dear son Edward (Christine) Avery and their children Teagan and Heath of Vancouver B.C.; his sister Carolyn (Terry) Brophy of Bayfield; brother-in-law Edward “Ted” (Nancy) McGuire of Tillsonburg and by several nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his parents Elmer and Edna and by his sister Doreen.  Elmer retired from the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway, then enjoyed 25 years of retirement, especially his time in Florida particularly during spring training.  He played baseball in St. Thomas for years, and was also an avid hockey player, spending his later years as an active member of the “Huff and Puff” league.  He adored his family and his many visits to Vancouver to see his grandchildren.  Elmer will always be remembered for spending many happy hours taking his son wilderness camping and canoeing, and building an ice rink in the backyard for the neighborhood kids to play on.  Visitation will be held at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Sunday, April 19, 2015 from 2:00 – 4: 00 and 7:00 – 9:00 pm.  The funeral service will be held in the chapel on Monday at 10:30 am.  Cremation to follow.  If desired, donations to the STEGH Foundation or the Centennial Sports Club would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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COLLINS: Donald Clayton of St. Thomas, Ont. formerly of Cambridge

Posted by on April 18, 2015

Donald CollinsCOLLINS –  Donald Clayton of St. Thomas formerly of Cambridge, passed away peacefully at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Wednesday, April 15th at the age of 82.  Survived by his wife Marion (Calvert), son Kevin, daughter Laurie (Richard Schultz), sisters Rosemary McArthur and Margaret ‘Peggy’ Dadson, brother Fred (Evelyn), brother-in-law Doug Schleihauf, sisters-in-law Beverly Collins, Eleanor Vandenberg, Nancy Irvine (Paul), Helen Calvert and a number of nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by brother George and sister Jean Schleihauf.  Don was an accomplished artist, poet and graphic designer, among other things.  His creativity flowed into everything he did.  While living in Cambridge he volunteered with St. John’s Ambulance where he became President.  Anyone who knew him, liked him.  He was a giving spirit who loved people and helped out wherever needed.  A wonderful friend.  The poem below is one of his works.  Please read and listen.

LIFE

We enter this world with nothing but imagination and will power.

Life and experience gives us purpose so we can be complete.

What is life?

Life is the mind, creating itself out of itself.

 He will be truly missed.  He touched many lives.  He was one of the good ones.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  A private gathering to celebrate Don’s life, will take place on Saturday, May 23rd in Aylmer.  If you would like to make a memorial donation, please consider the Parkinson’s Society.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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Heath: Mona Elizabeth of Sarnia

Peacefully at Vision Nursing Home on Friday, April 17, 2015, MONA ELIZABETH (Weldon) HEATH passed away at the age of 93. Beloved wife of the late John Edward Heath (1978). Loving mother of Lawrence Heath (Audette) of Sarnia and John Heath (Jody) of Nanoose Bay, B.C. Cherished grandmother of Lawrence, Loretta, Sylena, Jonathon and Jody and her many great children. Mona was a nurse for many years at St. Joseph’s Hospital where she worked as supervisor of nursing. The family wishes to thank the nurses, doctors and staff at Vision Nursing Home for the excellent care mom received. Cremation has taken place and a Memorial Service will be announced at a later date. Sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Alzheimer’s Society. Arrangements entrusted to the D.J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre Ltd.

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DUNN: Nina (Nowobranec)

Posted by on April 18, 2015

After a courageous battle with cancer, Nina (Nowobranec) Dunn of Brights Grove passed away at Bluewater Health on Friday, April 17, 2015, at the age of 69. Beloved wife of the late Bruce “Skip” Dunn. Loving mother of William Hamm and Thomas Hamm. Cherished grandmother of Jordan and Darian Hamm. Dear sister of Walter (Barbara) Nowobranec and their daughter Emily. Dearly loved sister-in-law of Stephen (Doreen) Dunn of Port Stanley, Glenda (Jack) McKenzie of St. Thomas and Penny (Bruce) Tolmie of Aylmer. Predeceased by her parents Walter and Anna Nowobranec. At Nina’s request, cremation has taken place and a private family interment will be held in London, ON. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Cancer Society (cheques only at the funeral home please). Arrangements entrusted to Smith Funeral Home, Sarnia.

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HODGERT: Grace Amelia (Schilbe)

Posted by on April 17, 2015

Hodgert, Grace-W150At Queensway Nursing Home, Hensall on Thursday, April 16, 2015, formerly of Seaforth, in her 94th year.  Beloved wife of the late Mervyn Hodgert (1994).  Dear mother of Audrey Hoff of Seaforth.  Dear grandmother of Stephen and Jamie, and Chris and Charmaine; and great-grandmother of Jordyn, Lauren; Trent and Olivia.  Dear sister of Olive Ferguson of Exeter.  Predeceased by her sisters Kathleen Hodgert and her husband Gordon, Jean Ferguson and her husband Wilmer, son-in-law Paul Hoff, and brother-in-law Norm Ferguson.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, Exeter (1 street west of Main), one hour prior to the funeral service, which will be held on Tuesday, April 21st at 11 AM with Father Brian McCall presiding.  Interment Exeter Cemetery.

Donations to the Seaforth Community Hospital, London Health Sciences Foundation, or Queensway Nursing Home would be appreciated by the family.

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COOK, Sylvia (nee Chapman)

Posted by on April 17, 2015

78 years, passed away peacefully in her home on April 17, 2015. Predeceased by her husband Jeff Cook (2009). Cherished mother of John (Glenda), Janice Stiers, Donald (Michelle), Carol Mattatall, Maggie (John) Manchen, Jimmy (Melissa), the late Robert, step mother of Marie (Yassar) and Laura (Steve). Loved Gramma of many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Dear sister of Jim (Ellen), Roland (Karen), Terry (Margaret) and predeceased by 1 brother and 3 sisters. Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. If you so desire, donations to the Lung Association would be appreciated by the family. A private family service will be held. Cremation to follow. Arrangements entrusted to 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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SMITH: Ken of London

Posted by on April 17, 2015

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At Chelsey Park Long Term Care, London, on Thursday, April 16, 2015, Ken Smith in his 89th year. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy (Forsyth) Smith (January 2015). Predeceased by his siblings William Smith, Beatrice McGregor, Phyllis Smith and Chrissie Landers. Dearly missed by nieces, nephews, cousins, friends in Kirkland Lake and Scotland. Ken will be missed by his close friends; Joan and Jim Paquette, Shirley Kelly (the late Bill) and family and Fred and Cheryl Tierney. Thank you to all the staff at Chelsey Park for the wonderful care and kindness.  Ken was a very kind and gentle man. He was a loving husband of Dorothy for 68 years.  Friends will be received one hour prior (10-11am) to the funeral service being conducted in the chapel of the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 11am.  Interment in Woodland Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society,123 St. George Street, London ON N6A 3A1 or 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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MCCREADIE: John of London

Posted by on April 17, 2015

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Suddenly on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, John McCreadie of London in his 99th year.  Much beloved brother of Peggy Sinclair (late Fred). Predeceased by his sister Bessie McCreadie. Cherished and loved uncle of Alan Sinclair (Martha), Bruce Sinclair and Mari Leatham (Skip), great-uncle to Nicole, Joe, Jeff, Caitlin, Stacey, Eric, Marlo, Minnie, and great-great-uncle to Lincoln.  John was a proud WWII Veteran and member of the Royal Canadian Dragoons. Cremation has taken place, with interment in Prospect Cemetery, Toronto.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the charity of 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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Holland: Lawrence Cecil of St. Thomas

Posted by on April 17, 2015

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Gone to be with his Lord and Saviour on Thursday April 16, 2015. Lawrence Cecil Holland of St. Thomas and formerly of R.R. 1 Fingal in his 94th year. Beloved husband of Grace [Perry] Holland for 67 years. Forever loved and missed by his family Son Ken and Elaine Holland of St. Thomas, Daughters Carolyn Zepick of Kansas, Jean and Don Giffin of Blenheim, Mary and Rod Shaw of St. Thomas, Laurie and Larry Frank of Sudbury. His grandchildren Cherie and Greg Alderton of Niagara on the Lake, Cara and Richard Mueller of Texas, Cathy and Matthew Adams of Fingal, Rebecca and Brian White of Kansas, Tim Zepick and fiance Sarah Golay of Kansas, Melanie and Tory DeMarce of Arizona, Sheila Giffin and Jason Yee of Blenheim, Janice Giffin of London, Dr. Jennifer Giffin of Guelph, Diane and Adrian Rivard of Yellowknife, Amanda and Matt Tousignant of Sudbury, Amy Frank of Sudbury. Great grandchildren Emma, Josh, Mckenna, Kaitlyn, Jackson, Leah, Harrison, Scarlette, Chesney, Jolyon, Maxim. Sister Dorothy and the late Clarence Milton of Kanata. Son of the late Sara and Lorne Holland. Lawrence was a long time farmer in the Fingal area, active in community affairs, past reeve of Dunwich Township 1959-1960, past master of Cameron Lodge, Dutton, member of St. Thomas Camp of Gideons, active member of former McBride’s Church and Iona Christian Fellowship Church serving as elder and Sunday School teacher for many years. Friends will be received at the Arn Funeral Home 193 Shackleton St. Dutton 519-762-2416 where the funeral service will be held on Monday April 20 2015 at 1:30 p.m. visitation from 11:30 to time of service. Interment in Gillies Cemetery. Donations to the Gideons or Iona Christian Fellowship Church or your choice would be appreciated. Email condolences arnfuneralhome@bellnet.ca

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GOODMAN: Margaret of London

Posted by on April 17, 2015

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Peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospice, London, on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, Margaret (Lowman) Goodman, in her 79th year. Beloved wife of the late David Goodman (2002). Loving sister of Dorothy Murphy (late Charles) and  Cathy Ellison (Gerry). Margaret will be missed by her children Steve, Jeff, Susie and their families. Cherished aunt to many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her siblings Bill Lowman, Jim Lowman and Betty Allison. A special thank you to the staff and volunteers at St. Joseph’s Hospice. Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received by the family one hour prior (10-11am) to the memorial service on Monday, April 20, 2015 at 11 am at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. A private family interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Joseph’s Hospice, 485 Windermere Road, P.O Box 1449, Station B, London ON N6A 5M2.  Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

 

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HEFFRON: “Peggy” Margaret Louise (née Hope) of London

Posted by on April 16, 2015

Suddenly, on Sunday, April 12, 2015, in her 66th year. Beloved wife of Tom. Cherished mother of Jennifer Lussier (Tyler), Deanna Sulkey (Terry) and Mike Heffron (Traci), and daughter-in-law Kelly. Dear grandmother of Cole, Kullen and Dalton Lussier, Shalyn and Calista Sulkey, Quinn, Logan and Emma Heffron, and Sophie and Noah Heffron. Dear daughter-in-law of Marie Glousher. Loving sister of Nancy Lawton (Bob), Faith Dixon (Jeff) and Penny Little (Dennis), and sister-in-law of Bill (Donna) and Joe (Marg) Heffron, Margaret Anderson (Jim) and Mary Witherspoon. Predeceased by her brother Bob Hope, and her parents Lorraine and Ralph Hope. She will be missed by family, neighbours, friends and her dog Molly. Visitation will be held on Monday from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the memorial service will be conducted on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Peggy are asked to consider the London Humane Society.

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BREAULT, Walter David

Posted by on April 16, 2015

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62 years, passed away peacefully on April 16, 2015. Loving son to the late Walter and Dorothy Breault. Cherished brother of Jewel Fairbairn (Doug), James (Cheryl), Victoria Foale (Richard), John (Renee), Barb Snyder (Charlie) and the late Gord (Sharon). Will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. David worked for Chrysler Canada for many years, loved his motorcycles, was an avid sailor at CIYC and loved his K9 companions.

If you so desire, donations to the charity of one’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place. A private family service will be held. Arrangements entrusted to 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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DEGROOT: Cornelia M. of Forest

Posted by on April 16, 2015

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Passed away peacefully, with her family by her side, at North Lambton Lodge on Thursday, April 16, 2015, at the age of 85 years.  Beloved wife of the late Cornelius DeGroot (2002), loving and devoted mother of Casey (Mary), Simon (Joann), Mary (late John Thuss)(2013), Pete (Marg), John (Sandy)(late wife Nancy, 2000), Angela (Don DeLeemans), and Henry (Teresa).  Oma will also be missed by her 25 cherished grandchildren and her great-grandchildren.  She will also be sadly missed by her extended family and friends.  Dear sister of Wim VandenBoer.  Dear sister in law of Corrie VandenBoer (Pete), Helen and Joe VanRiel, Joe and Ria DeGroot, Mary and Gus VanLoy, Johanna VanCasteren, and Jan Huijbregts.  Predeceased by her brothers and sisters, Peter, Theo, Jos, Sjaan, Miet, Trees, and Jo.  Predeceased by her sisters-in-law, Miet, Regien and Anneke VandenBoer, Else DeGroot, and her brothers in law Janus Huybregts, Kees Aerts, and Jan Timmermans, John and Drik DeGroot, and Gerard VanCansteren.

 

Visitation will take place at DENNINGS OF FOREST, 9 James Street South, Forest, on Sunday, April 19, 2015, from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm & 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm.  A Funeral Mass will take place on Monday morning, April 20, 2015, at 11:00 am.  Interment to follow at Beechwood Cemetery.  For those who wish, in memoriam donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or to the ALS Society would be appreciated by the family.  Online condolences may be left at www.denning.ca

 

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SHEPSTONE: John Russell of Strathroy.

Posted by on April 16, 2015

Memorial Card PhotoIt is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of John Russell Shepstone in his 62nd year. Predeceased by his father Ronald Victor Shepstone (Aug 10, 2012), his mother, Audrey Helen Shepstone (nee Whitmarsh) (May 25, 2005) and his brother Gerald Brian Shepstone (June 14, 1975). Father of Marc Shepstone and Cassandra Shepstone and grandfather of Ashton. Dearly loved by his brothers, Norman (Carol) Shepstone, Wayne (Debra) Shepstone, Peter (Phyllis, October 24, 2004) Shepstone and his sisters, Helen Kerr, Janet (Dan) Humphrey and Bonnie (Leo) Hillen as well as his many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. Lovingly remembered by his aunts and uncles. Friends and family will be received at Denning’s of Strathroy, 32 Metcalfe Street West, on Monday, April 20th from 11am until the time of the Funeral Service at 1pm. Interment to follow at Poplar Hill Cemetery. Donations in John’s memory made be made to the Canadian Mental Health Association or a charity of your choice.

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GUYMER: Muriel E. of London

Posted by on April 16, 2015

Passed away peacefully on Friday, April 10, 2015, in her 88th year, at University Hospital, London.  Beloved mother of Scott (Suzette), of London.  Loving sister of Marian Wettlaufer, Helen Street and Jim Van De Bogart, and aunt of several nieces and nephews.  Best friend to Linda Mitchel, and Angela and Gregg Fraser.  Muriel will be missed by all.  Inurnment service will take place at St. Peter’s Cemetery & Holy Family Chapel Mausoleum, 806 Victoria Street, London; on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. Family and friends are invited to meet at the cemetery office inside the main gates (Victoria St./Barker St.). Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Muriel are asked to consider the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario.

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NEEDHAM: Garfield (Gary) of RR 3 Ilderton

Posted by on April 15, 2015

Needham, GaryIt is with great sadness that we announce Gary’s passing, after a very short battle with cancer, on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at his home in RR 3 Ilderton, in his 78th year.  Beloved husband of Mabel (Gray) Needham.  Dear father of Bradley and Sharon Needham of London, and Debbie and Jim Haskett of RR 3 Ilderton.  Dear grandfather of Kayne Needham, Katie Needham and Brandon Oliver, Keith and Leanne Hall, Kevin Hall and Leanne Maguire, Kelly and Alex Grummett, and Ken and Carrie Hall.  Also missed by 7 great-grandchildren.  Dear brother and brother-in-law of Marilyn and Bill Bannister of Ailsa Craig, Ralph and Joan Needham of RR 3 Lucan; Mary Gray, Violet White, George and Velma Gray, Mary and Roy Carter, Jim and Joyce Gray, and Joyce and Bill Martland all of Woodstock, and Bernard and Ann Gray of Sweaburg.  Also missed by many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by brothers-in-law Bill and John Gray, and sister-in-law Teresa Gray.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Thursday evening 7-9 PM, where the funeral service will be held on Friday, April 17th at 11 AM.  Private interment St. John’s Cemetery, Arva.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

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LAUB, Eric Joseph

Posted by on April 14, 2015

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Passed away peacefully on April 12, 2015 with his family by his side at the age of 70 years. Dedicated father of Stephanie, Eric Jr., and Brandon “BJ” and wife Kate. Proud Opa of Erica , Connor, Maxximillian, Owen, and Wyatt. A special thanks to his loving sister Rosina and brother in law Alphonse Laier for all of your dedication and guidance. Loving brothers in law Jim Renaud and Bill Renaud who always knew his heart. Fondly remembered by Bill Fazekas. Many special family & personal friends have been a tremendous support. Through his working career he impacted many people and companies. Gratitude to the compassionate nurses and Doctors of Metropolitan Campus especially the staff of 6N, 5th, 4N, and ICU. If you so desire, donations to the Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Honouring his request, a private family service was held and a Memorial Mass will take place at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to 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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Cooper, Patricia

Posted by on April 14, 2015

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Peacefully on April 14, 2015, at the age of 77,  surrounded by her loving family.  Beloved wife of John for 55 years.  Loving mother of Mike, Joanne and Barry, Alan and Susan.  Cherished grandmother of Austin, Blake and Jonathon.  Patricia and John immigrated from Coventry, England in 1964 to give their family the chance for greater opportunities.  Patricia loved to travel, golf and especially spend time with her family.  Patricia was an advocate and lover of animals.  Her loving and generous spirit will be greatly missed.  A special thank you to the Livingstone House staff at Extendicare Tecumseh for all of your support and care.  Thank you to Rose Russell and the Alzheimer’s Society for your guidance and support.  If you so desire, donations to The Alzheimer’s Society would be appreciated by the family.  Visitation Thursday 3:00-5:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m.  Funeral Service Friday at 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.cally on April 14, 2015, at the age of 77,  surrounded by her loving family.  Beloved wife of John for 55 years.  Loving mother of Mike, Joanne and Barry, Alan and Susan.  Cherished grandmother of Austin, Blake and Jonathon.  Patricia and John immigrated from Coventry, England in 1964 to give their family the chance for greater opportunities.  Patricia loved to travel, golf and especially spend time with her family.  Patricia was an advocate and lover of animals.  Her loving and generous spirit will be greatly missed.  A special thank you to the Livingstone House staff at Extendicare Tecumseh for all of your support and care.  Thank you to Rose Russell and the Alzheimer’s Society for your guidance and support.  If you so desire, donations to The Alzheimer’s Society would be appreciated by the family.  Visitation Thursday 3:00-5:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m.  Funeral Service Friday at 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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GREGORY: Liz of Strathroy, Ontario

Posted by on April 14, 2015

Gregory, Elizabeth ORIG1Suddenly, yet peacefully at her residence on Monday, April 13th, 2015.  Elizabeth Ellen “Liz” (Donison) Gregory of Strathroy at the age of 64.  Loving wife and best friend of Leon.  Lovingly remembered by her children; Tiffany Landon (Nathan) of St. Thomas, Amber Gregory of Sydney, Australia and Alyssa Gregory (Alex Millaire) of Ottawa.  Liz will always be remembered by her darling grandchildren Emily, Megan and Jack.

Predeceased by her parents Traian and Rose Donison and her brother George Donison.

A visitation will be held at Denning’s of Strathroy on Friday from 7 – 9 pm where a casual reception to celebrate Liz’s life will be held on Saturday from 2 – 4 pm.

Your presence can be your expression of sympathy.  Share a condolence at www.denning.ca (519 245-1023).

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REASON, Dr. Henry Thomas Ward of London

Posted by on April 14, 2015

REASON, Dr. Henry Thomas Ward
1918-2015

Dr. Reason passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at the age of 96 in London, where he had lived most of his life. He is predeceased by his beloved wife Helen Patricia Reason, as well as his uncle and medical practice partner Dr. Clifford H. Reason, and his cousin and great friend Pilot Officer Wilson Reason. Dr. Reason is survived by his three sons: David Ward Reason (Lynn) of Toronto, Dr. Henry John Reason (Donna) of Virginia, and Corot Clifford Reason (Jeri) of Toronto. He is also survived by his six grandchildren: Brett, Matthew, Jennifer, Laura, Ben and Paige. He has seven great-grandchildren living in Toronto, Los Angeles and Virginia. As well as being a devoted husband, father and grandfather, Dr. Reason faithfully served countless patients in his practice of general medicine and surgery in London for more than 40 years. He was also a proud member of the Rotary Club enjoying many close friendships including Brian and Jane Carroll, and Herb and Marilyn Lovett. A private ceremony will be held with immediate family members at a later date. The family asks that memorial donations be made to the London Health Sciences Foundation. For information and online condolences, please visit www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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MELOCHE: Linda Lee, of St. Thomas, Ontario, formerly of Windsor, Ontario

Posted by on April 14, 2015

Linda MelocheMELOCHE, Linda Lee, of St. Thomas, formerly of Windsor passed away at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in her 69th year. Dearly loved sister of Robert “Bob” Meloche (Barbara) of Windsor. Loving aunt of Christa Haney (Jeff) of Mississippi, Lisa Bout (Jon) of Oakville, and Eric Meloche (Natesha) of Dubai. Also fondly remembered by 7 great nieces and a great nephew. Born in Windsor, ON, February 9, 1947, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Mary (nee Needham) Meloche. Linda was a retired employee of Canada Post, London. She was a member of St. Andrew’s United Church, St. Thomas and the Bible Questions group of the church. Cremation has taken place. A public memorial service to celebrate Linda’s life will be held at St. Andrew’s United Church, 60 West Ave., St. Thomas on Friday, April 17th at 1:30 p.m. Memorial donations to St. Andrew’s United Church Memorial Fund gratefully acknowledged. Arrangements entrusted to the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160).

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