TOWER: Linda Dianne of London

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Linda TowerTOWER, Linda Dianne…..

Unexpectedly at Victoria hospital, Linda Dianne Tower in her 63rd year. Beloved wife of Glenn Tower of London. Proud mother of Jason (Melissa) Tower and Carrie (Jeremy) Bujak of London. Loving grandma of the much anticipated Jacob Levi Tower. Beloved daughter-in-law of Dorothy Mason. Sister of Pat (Earl) Long, Rob (Janie) Mote, Jim (Cathy) Mote, Larry (Karen) Mote, Johnny (Sherry) Mote. Sister-in-law of Pauline Mote, Larry (Sandie) Tower, Ed Tower. Loved and will be missed by her many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her mother and father Leroy and Verna Mote, brother Ken Mote and her sister Cheryl Donovan. Linda was a caring and loving mother who adored her grandson Jacob, immensely. Dedicated to her family and friends, Linda loved to crochet and could often be found playing Bingo. Friends will be received by the family, Thursday September 4, 2014 from 7-9 p.m. at A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. The funeral service will be held at A. Millard George Funeral Home, Friday September 5, 2014 at 11 a.m. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to London Health Science Center Regional Renal Program http://www.lhsc.on.ca/Ways_to_Give/Renal. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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RICHARDSON: Eric of London

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Richardson, Eric…..

Suddenly on Friday August 29, 2014 at University Hospital, London in his 88th year. Beloved husband of Margaret (Bebbington) Richardson. Dear father of Margaret and Raymond Charles and Eric and Dianne Richardson. Kind grandfather of Nicole, Ashley, Samantha, Erika, Gareth, Daniel, Matthew and Tyler. Great grandfather of Dezarae, Elijah, Jade, Keira and Noah. Friends will be received by the family one hour prior (2 p.m. to 3 p.m.) to the memorial service being held in the chapel of the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, on Tuesday September 2, 2014 at 3 p.m. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the 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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GETCHELL: Susan of London

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Susan GetchellGetchell, Susan……

Susan Margaret Getchell passed away suddenly on Friday August 29, 2014 at Victoria Hospital, London in her 65th year. Beloved wife of 43 years to Bryan Getchell, kickass mother of Leah and Hilary Getchell and adoring Nana to Jude and Katelyn. She will be deeply missed by her aunts, uncles and cousins both in Canada and in England as well by the close friends, colleagues and students she touched over her 40 years of librarianship and storytelling. The family will receive condolences on Saturday, September 6, from 2:00pm – 4:00pm at St. Aiden’s Anglican Church, 1246 Oxford Street West, London. The funeral mass will begin at 4:00pm. An informal celebration of life will follow at the family home, all are welcome and encouraged to drop by and share their favorite story of Susan between 6-10pm. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations, in lieu of flowers, may be made to A Book for Every Child, care of the London Public Library, www.londonpubliclibrary.ca/abookforeverychild. Cremation and Interment facilitated by A. Millard George Funeral Home and Woodland Cemetery. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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McKINNON: Barry Arthur of London

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Barry Arthur McKinnonMcKinnon, Barry Arthur…….

Passed away peacefully on Thursday August 28, 2014 at Victoria Hospital, London in his 67th year. Beloved husband of the late Margaret (Peg) Farley (2012) and the late Margaret Taylor. Dear brother of Melville McKinnon and Allen (Suzanne) McKinnon. Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, family members and friends. A Longtime employee of Salmon Plumbing and Heating, London, On. The family will receive friends on Wednesday September 3, 2014 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. The funeral service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Thursday September 4, 2014 at 10 a.m. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion, Byron-Springbank Branch 533,1276 Commissioners Road West London, Ontario, N6K 1E1 or the Canadian Cancer Society, 123 St. George Street, London, ON, N6A 3A1. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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McCOY: Don of London

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Donald Lester McCoyMcCoy, Donald “Don”……

Peacefully on Friday August 29, 2014 at Strathmere Lodge, Strathroy in his 87th year. Beloved husband of the late June McCoy. Dear father of Randy (Maribeth), Bob (Eileen), Judy (Matt), Mike (Sue) , Dan (Sharon) and Cathy (Rob). Sadly missed by 10 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Dear brother of Robert (Jean). A special thank you to the nurses and staff of Strathmere Lodge. Friends will be received by the family on Thursday September 4, 2014 at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London one hour prior (12 p.m. to 1 p.m.) to the funeral service being held in the chapel of the funeral home at 1 p.m. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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Meloche, Bella Marie (nee Dumais).

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web_Meloche_BelaPassed away on August 31, 2014 at the age of 97. Beloved wife of the late Floyd (Sam) (1995). Loving mother of Mary Lynne and Jerry McNeil, Chatham, Lynda and Ken Goble, Windsor, Lou Anne Meloche, Toronto, and William and Deb, McGregor. Cherished Mim of the late Michael McNeil (1966), Margaret (Lance) Drouillard, Michelle Bouchard, Anne McNeil and Mike Rompf, Amy (Rick) Marion, Dann (Kate) Goble, Matthew (Fran), Jonathan (Christina) and Luke Meloche. Great grandmother of Kristine Lawless, Joshua LeClair, Daniel and Gavin Bouchard, Joseph, Susan and Emily Drouillard, Eric and Adam Marion, and Hailey and Rachel Meloche and Alex and Mikayla Goble. Sister of the late Nora Rayner (1989) and Stanley Demay (1988). Sister-in-law of Nan Cecile and Barbara Forget Souligny. Bella retired as Postmaster for McGregor Canada Post after 37 years of service. She was a member of the McGregor CWL for 70 plus years. Bella thoughtfully loved and valued her family and friends which was evident by the thousands of greeting cards she sent over the years. Special thank you to all the caring staff at Chateau Park LTC. If you so desire, memorial donations to the Hospice of Windsor or CNIB would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Thursday 3-5, 7-9 p.m. CWL and Parish prayers Thursday 7:30 p.m. at Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Friday, family and friends are invited to meet at St. Clement Church (9567 Walker Rd McGregor) after 10:00 a.m. followed by Mass at 11:00 a.m. Interment St. Clement Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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TRAVIS, William George “Bill” of Wasaga Beach

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TRAVIS, Bill – Passed away peacefully, with his family by his side, on Sunday August 31, 2014 at Orillia Soldier’s Memorial Hospital in his 75th year. Loving husband of Pat. Beloved father of Kelly (Dan) Wood and Kathy (Al) Menzies. Cherished grandfather of Dylan, Jessica and Cody. Brother of Malcolm (Rose) Travis and Sharon (John) Budd, and brother-in-law of Don Thomas. He will be missed by cousins, nieces and friends.
Friends will be received at the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home – Wasaga Beach Chapel, on Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 1 p.m. for the Funeral Service in the Chapel at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, remembrances to a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated by Bill’s family. For further information and to sign the Book of memories, log on to www.carruthersdavidson.com

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GOLEM; Wilfred Daniel of Hanover formerly of Sullivan Township

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GOLEMwebWilfred Daniel Golem, of Hanover, formerly of Sullivan Township, passed away at The Village Senior’s Community, Hanover on Sunday, August 31, 2014 in his 90th year.

Survived by loving wife of 60 years Marion (nee Lorenz) of Hanover. Cherished father of Dennis (Tammy), Don (Lisa), grandchildren Scott (Monika), Chris, Jeremy and Travis (Jill), great grandchildren of Adele and Kai, brother in law Clarence (Marlene) Lorenz and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Chesley on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 from 1 pm until time of a Funeral Service at 2 pm.

Memorial donations to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Chesley or the Parkinson Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Arrangements entrusted to Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover.  Register book available at www.mightonfuneralhome.ca

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KOSTIS: Mary J. of Woodstock

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KOSTIS, Mary J. – Passed away at the Hamilton General Hospital on Friday August 29, 2014, in her 94th year.  Dear sister of Jim Kostis of Woodstock.  Predeceased by her parents Samuel and Mary (nee Grosbeck) Kostis as well as her siblings Barbara Cook, Dorothy Strickland and Daniel Kostis.    Mary will be lovingly remembered by her many nieces,  nephews and extended family.  Friends are invited to the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Saturday, September 6, 2014 for a memorial service in the chapel at 11a.m. with Rev. Gordon Clark officiating.  Interment in Oxford Memorial Park Cemetery.   If desired, memorial donations to Living Waters Pentecostal Church or the Alzheimer’s Society of Oxford County would be appreciated.  Smith-LeRoy, (519) 537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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HEDGES, Isabelle Florence of Cobourg, Ontario

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HedgesI2Peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg on Saturday, August 30th, 2014, Isabelle Hedges (nee Dempster) in her 90th year. Loving wife of the late Frank Hedges. Dear mother of James Hedges (Elly) of Whitby and Catherine Finlayson (Roy) of Port Hope. Cherished grandmother of Michelle (Donovan), Jennifer (Andrew), Brock (MaryAnn), Rob (Jennifer) and great grandmother of Gibson, Madeline, Charlotte, Aurelia, Alexander. Cremation with a Memorial Service to be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E., Cobourg on Saturday, September 6th at 1pm. Interment at a later date at Cobourg Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make a memorial donation to the Northumberland Humane Society. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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DOLLEY, Mary Elizabeth “Betty” of Cobourg, Ontario

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Dolley Mary Aug 30Peacefully at Extendicare Cobourg with her family by her side on Saturday, August 30th 2014 in her 76th year. Cherished wife of the late Gerald Dolley. Loving mother of Donna Bambridge (Dave), Brenda McVety (Rick), Gloria Scriver (Rob), Steve (Corry) and Mark (Mandy). Adoring grandmother of 12 grandchildren and 11 great grand children. Predeceased by her parents Hayden and Susan Stevenson. Dear sister to Nancy Fowler, Gord Stevenson (Sheila), Fran Giddings (Harry), Lolly Clapperton (Ken), Bob Stevenson (Linda) and John Stevenson (Lynn). Visitation will be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E., Cobourg on Wednesday September 3rd, 2014 at 1pm with a funeral service at 2pm. Interment to follow at Cobourg Union Cemetery. Donations in memory of Betty may be made to the Alzheimer Society or the Children’s Wish Foundation. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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PETROLIA, Marilyn of Wasaga Beach

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Passed away peacefully on Sunday August 31, 2014 at Campbell House Hospice, Collingwood in her 76th year. Marilyn of Wasaga Beach, beloved wife of the late Gene for 60 years. Loving mother of Allen (Donna), Mark (Sandra) and David (Mel). Cherished grandmother of Jason (Shannon) and Jennifer. Dear sister of Wayne Walker (Christa). Marilyn will also be missed by her many nieces, nephews and dear friends. Friends will be received at the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home – Wasaga Beach Chapel, 509 River Road West, Wasaga Beach (East of Zoo Park) on Wednesday from 1 p.m. for the Funeral Service in the Chapel at 2 p.m. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, remembrances to the Campbell House Hospice would be appreciated by Marilyn’s family. For further information and to sign the Book of memories, log on to www.carruthersdavidson.comPetrolia2

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ANDERSON: G. Rodney – Of Lakefield

Posted by on August 31, 2014

Rod AndersonANDERSON: G. ROD

Passed away at the P.R.H.C., Palliative Care on Sunday August 31, 2014. Rod Anderson of Lakefield in his 74th year. Rod was employed with Raybestos for over 20 years and was the co-founder and Past President of Peterborough Automotive Ltd., Walkwood Supply Ltd. And Lakefield Auto Parts. Loved and missed by his wife of 51 years, Bev (Oliver) and by his children Scott Anderson (Marité Hewitt) and Kathryn (Tom Broering). Loving grandad of Dean, Ryan and Andrew. Also missed by his brother Ralph Anderson (Sylvia) of Vancouver and sister Judi Rink (Don) of Kamloops. Predeceased by his parents Ralph & Grace Anderson. Friends and relatives may call at THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES, LAKEFIELD CHAPEL on Thursday September 4th, 2014 from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. A private funeral service will be held. Interment Lakefield Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Five Counties Children’s Centre or the Canadian Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation as expressions of sympathy. Friends may send condolences or make donations at www.hendrenfuneralhome.com or by calling 705-652-3355.

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SEVIGNY, Linda Beatrice (née Ceccarelli) of Sudbury, ON

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SEVIGNY, LindaThe family announces with great sorrow her passing in Sudbury on Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at the age of 66 years. Beloved wife of Paul Sevigny of Sudbury. Cherished daughter of Yvette (née Cousineau) Ceccarelli of Sudbury and of the late Augusto “Gus”Ceccarelli. Loving mother of Christine Sevigny (Steve) of Bolton and Tyler Sevigny (Chrissy) of Copper Cliff. Dear sister of Adrienne Lachance (Peter of London, and Joey Ceccarelli (Thach) of Sudbury. Predeceased by her brother Frank Ceccarelli (Muriel). Dear sister-in-law to Colleen Carty, Joe Sevigny (Linda), Pat Sevigny, Max Sevigny (Theresa), Margaret Van Allen, and Mary Therrien (Denis). Sadly missed by her grandchildren Gabrielle and Samuel and special niece Lise as well as many other nieces and nephews. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd, Sudbury on Monday, August 25th, 2014 from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St-Andrews-the-Apostle Church, Sudbury. As expressions of sympathy, donations (by cheque only) to the Northern Cancer Foundation would be appreciated.

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WHYTE: John “Jack”

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Peacefully, on Sunday, August 31, 2014 at Bluewater Health, John “Jack” Walter Whyte passed away in his 86th year. Beloved husband of 64 years of marriage to Marie Dorothe Whyte.  Loving father of Richard (Pauline), Robert (Sandy), and John (Margot). Cherished grandfather of Samantha Whyte, Katrina Whyte (Adam VanHoogenhuize), Shawn Cartland, and Travis Cartland. Dear brother of David (Coleen) Whyte and brother-in-law Alan Lemaitre (Nancy Carson). Survived by nieces and nephews Harold (Jan), David (Linda), Peter (Elsie), Mary (Greg), Paul (Mary Lynn), Jerry, Eric (Cori Lynn), Deanna, Jim (Kerri), and their families.  Predeceased by his parents Harold and Mary Whyte, his in-laws Maurice and Irma Lemaitre, and his brother James. Jack retired from 40 years of service with Ontario Hydro and 60 years as a Mason. His hobbies included wood carving, making and flying his own RC planes, golfing, playing music, and putting together a good jigsaw puzzle. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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ST-ONGE-TROTTIER, Françoise (née Pelletier) of Chelmford, ON

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ST-ONGE-TROTTIER, FrancoiseThe family announces with great sorrow her passing in Chelmsford on Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 at the age of 84 years. Wife of the late Wilfrid St-Onge and of the late Arthur Trottier. Daughter of the late Georges and of the late Marie-Luce (née Gauthier) Pelletier. Beloved mother of Marc St-Onge of Blezard Valley. Loving step-mother of Paul (Debbie) of Blezard Valley, Jeannette Plouffe (Max) of Hanmer, Colette L’Heureux (Marc) of Edmonton and Suzanne Perry (Nelson) of P.E.I. Predeceased by her step-children Peter Trottier and Julie Reilly (Greg of Hanmer). Predeceased by all her siblings, Dollard (late Cécile), Dorice (late Annette), Dora Poisson (Fernand of Val Caron), Ronald (late Diane), Richard (late Claire), Conrad (late Carmelle) and Royal (Lorraine of Sudbury). Cherished grandmother of Corinne, Eric, Justin, Stéphanie, Peter, Mélanie, Patrick, Sandra, Melissa, Karey, Neil, Ian, Jack, Dee and Jack and by many great-grandchildren. Lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation will take place at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 4570 St-Joseph St, Hanmer, on Friday, August 22nd, 2014 from 7 to 9 p.m. Relatives and friends may gather for a Mass of Christian burial on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Ste-Marguerite d’Youville Church, Val Therese. As expressions of sympathy, donations (by cheque only) to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated.

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WOOD: Eric “Digger” Roberts

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Peacefully, at his home, on Friday, August 29, 2014, Eric “Digger” Roberts Wood passed away at the age of 94. Survived by sister Hilda Ludy(Florida), and brother-in-laws Ray Johnson, Russell Johnson, Donald Johnson and Bob Johnson, and sister-in-law Ila Lassaline. Digger will be missed by loving caregivers, foster daughter Lori Mitchell, and great nieces Trish Johnson and Nicole Torma. Also survived by his dog Ally. Predeceased by his beloved wife Marion (2011) parents Thomas and Dora Wood. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia on Friday, September 5, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with visitation being held one hour prior to service. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Sarnia & District Humane Society or St. Joseph’s Hospice (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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DIXON: Gordon William

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Peacefully, at Twin Lakes Terrace, on Friday, August 29, 2014, Gordon William Dixon passed away at the age of 94. Beloved husband of the late Margaret Dixon (1995). Loving father of David (LuAnne) Dixon. Cherished grandfather of Brandee (Dave Burhoe), David (fiancé Kristin Bolianatz), Carla, Chad and Lee Dixon and great-grandfather of two. Predeceased by his parents, William and Anne Dixon, by his daughter Beverly Dixon, by his son Robert Dixon and by his brothers Dave, Tommy and Bill Dixon. Gordon was a lifetime member of Millwright Local 1592 for over 50 years. The family wishes to thank the staff at Twin Lakes for their wonderful care of Gord. Cremation has taken place. At Gordon’s request, there will be no visitation or memorial service. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please). Arrangements have been entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.

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BRADLEY, Francise of Markstay, ON

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BRADLEY, FranciseIt is with deep sadness that the family announces her sudden death at home in Markstay on Friday, August 15th, 2014 at the age of 69 years. Beloved daughter of Zoé (née Dion) Honsberger (Hugh) of Vineland and of the late Clifford Paradis. Predeceased by her husband Stanley Bradley. Loving mother of Gordon Bradley (Margaret) and Ken Bradley (Cindy) both of Kitchener, Greg Bradley and Rodney Bradley both of Markstay and Gary Bradley (Sharol) of Lansdowne. Dear sister of Jerome Dion (Norma) of Hanmer. Predeceased by her brother Alden Paradis (Jocelyne) of St. Catharines. Sadly missed by 15 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Lovingly remembered by a dear family friend André Lefrançois of Markstay as well as by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She will also be missed by her canine companion Lucky. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd., SUDBURY on Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 from 2-5 and 7-9:30 p.m. A funeral service will be celebrated on Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of the Cooperative Funeral Home, Sudbury. Donations (by cheque only) to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

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FREW: Brian James

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It is with deeply saddened hearts that we announce the passing of Brian James Frew on Sunday, August 24, 2014, at the age of 48. Adored and loved father of Jared and Aidan Frew. Survived by the mother of his children Brenda Frew. Cherished son of Larry and Joan Frew. Treasured brother of Daniel (Marie) Frew and Matthew (Sarah) Frew. Fondly remembered by several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Dear friend of Graham and Lori Dalley. Predeceased by his grandparents Gibb and Kay Statton and Joseph and Frances Gibbs. Brian was passionate about music and enjoyed jamming with his friends. He was a successful and proud owner of Frew Technologies. Brian will forever hold a special place in our hearts. Cremation has taken place. At Brian’s request a private family memorial service was held. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation (cheques only at the funeral home please). Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.

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ENGERER: Pamela

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It is with deeply saddened hearts that the family of Pamela Engerer announces her passing on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at the age of 59. Beloved wife of Martin Engerer. Loving mother of Quintin Engerer. Dear sister of Susan Ward, Sandra Buchanan, Charlene Evans, Carrie Wernert and Jenna Meers, and aunt of Debbie Aide. Family and friends will be received on Saturday, September 6, 2014, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. Cremation will follow.

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RODDY: James (Jim) Milton

Posted by on August 31, 2014

Passed away peacefully at Bluewater Health on Thursday, August 28, 2014 after a long journey with Alzheimer’s. James was born in St. Catherines, Ontario on October 1, 1926. He was preceded in death by his parents, Milton and Sadie (nee Deline), and brothers Len and William Roddy. Jim was a devoted husband to Mary (nee Cunningham) for 63 years. He was also the loving father of Linda (Lou) DiMuzio of Sarnia, Diane Roddy (Roger Smith) of Prince Albert, Bruce (Sue) Roddy of Sarnia and Carol Groulx (Rory Simpson) of Sarnia. Grandfather to Dan (Terra), Tara (Shawn), Erica, Brenden, Erin, Lauren (Billy), Matthew (Jennifer), Allison, Spencer, Grant and Anne. Great-grandfather of Indie and Savannah. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and other family members. Jim graduated from University of Toronto in 1950 with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He worked at Prestolite in Pt. Edward until it closed. He was a long-time member of Paterson Memorial Church of Sarnia. A true sailor, Jim and his wife Mary, were active members of the Sarnia Yacht Club. Special thanks to Reverend Allan Farris for his prayers and words of comfort. Thanks to Dr. Pasqualucci, Dr. Crombeen, and the nurses of Bluewater Health for their care during his last hours and their tenderness is assisting family at the end of a long journey. In lieu of a visitation and flowers, the family requests donations be made to Paterson Memorial Church (cheques only at the funeral home please). Jim was not a man who liked a fuss. At his request, there will not be a service or visitation. Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.

Sail on Jim, sail on.

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MEIER: Hedy

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Peacefully, on August 27, 2014 at Bluewater Health, Hedy Meier passed away at the age of 95. Beloved wife of the late Arthur. Loving mother of Hedy (Wally) Chute and Erica (John) Churchill. Cherished grandmother of Kyle (Janet) Little, Steven (Kelly) Chute, Tracy (Mike) Carnegie, and Cameron Churchill. Treasured great-grandmother of Owen, Charlotte, Tyson, Sonya, Elyse, and Seraphina. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia on Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. with visitation one hour prior. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Bluewater Health Palliative Care or the Arthritis Association (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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NIXON: Grant Matthew

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It is with deeply saddened hearts that the family of Grant Matthew Nixon of Oil Springs announces his passing on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at the age of 59. Beloved husband and best friend of Debbie Nixon. Loving father of Brett Nixon, Ryan Nixon (Amy O’Neill) and Geoff (Mckinlea) Goemans. Dear brother of Murray (Pat) Nixon, Mark Nixon, Gwen (Jeff) Grant, Kim (Phil) Somers, Debbie (Bob) Stothers. Loved son of Ernest Phillips and son-in-law of Doris Wagner (Ron). Fondly remembered by aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by his parents Carson Nixon and Bettina Phillips and his brother Butch Phillips Jr. Grant worked at Dow and retired after 30 years. He and Debbie were passionate about baseball, enjoying time together at numerous baseball events. Grant will be sadly missed by his cat Leif. Cremation has taken place. At Grant’s request, there will be no visitation or memorial service. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Sarnia & District Humane Society or the Alzheimer Society (cheques only at the funeral home please). Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.

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PELLAND, Jean-Guy of Sudbury, ON

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PELLAND, Jean-GuyThe family announces with great sorrow his passing in Sudbury on Sunday, August 17th, 2014 at the age of 81 years. Beloved husband of Carmen (née Gaudette). Son of the late Rodolphe and of the late Annette (née Sylvestre) Pelland. Beloved father of Anne Dechaine (late Dennis), Normand Pelland (Gisèle), André Pelland (Lisa), Gerald Pelland and Rachel Lefevbre. Dear brother of many siblings. Cherished grandfather to 11 and great-grandfather to 13. In keeping with Jean-Guy’s wishes, there will be no visitation. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday, August 30th, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Notre-Dame-de-la-Merci Church, Coniston. As expressions of sympathy, donations (by cheque only) to the Maison Vale Hospice would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Cooperative Funeral Home, Sudbury.

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