WEITS: Hendrik ‘Henk’, of London

Posted by on September 20, 2014

Peacefully at McGarrell Place on Friday, September 19, 2014, in his 73rd year. Beloved husband of Gwen for 52 years. Loving father of Adam and father-in-law of Maria. Proud Opa of Alisa, Amanda and Nathan, and Great Opa to Benjamin. Dear brother of Adam, Roelof and Aly, all of the Netherlands. Predeceased by his son Robin (2010), his brother Jerry and his sister Hermanna. As per Henk’s wishes, there will be no visitation or service. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Henk are asked to consider the Alzheimer Society – London and Middlesex. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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PRANGE: Arthur Jan

Posted by on September 20, 2014

Peacefully, surrounded by loving family, on September 19, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Ruby Jean Hicken passed away at the age of 80.  Dear friend of Charlie Harwood. Loving mother of Steve (Debbie), Gary (Jan), Ken (Debbie), Carol Nickels (Tom), and Cathy Johnson. Cherished grandmother of 11 grandchildren and five great-granddaughters.  Dear sister of Helen Harris (the late Ted), Edith Bailey (Jerry), Joyce Irwin (John), and Marlene Lapier (Tom). Long-time friend of Jane Johnson. Predeceased by her parents Stephen and Dorothy Pyne, her husband Orville Hicken (1990) and by her three brothers-in-law. Ruby was a devoted member of the London Road West United Church and a member of Cub Mothers. She managed the Golden Mile Flea Market for 13 years after Orville passed. Ruby enjoyed bowling, knitting, crochet, and a good game of euchre as well as spending time with her family, especially all her grandchildren and great-granddaughters. Thank you to Dr. Maddison, Dr. Crombeen, Dr. Uppal, Blaine from CCAC, and all of the caring staff at St. Joseph’s Hospice for all of the support and love during this time. Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Sunday, September 21, 2014 from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow in Blackwell Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to London Road West United Church, St. Joseph’s Hospice or London Health Sciences Foundation – Dialysis Unit (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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KENNEDY, Anne Margaret of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on September 20, 2014

Peacefully at Golden Plough Lodge on Saturday, September 20, 2014. Beloved wife of Philip. Loving mother of Michael (Jannette). Dear grandmother of Marley. At Anne’s request a private interment will take place at Heritage Cemetery of St. Peter. Donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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MUNGER, Barbara Gladys “Bub” of Harrow, ON

Posted by on September 20, 2014

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93 years. Peacefully on September 19, 2014. Beloved wife of 68 years to the late John Arthur “Jack”. Loving mother of Michael and Janet Munger, Harrow, LeeAnn and Edward Stollar, Pelee Island, John and Lisa Munger, Harrow. Loving “bubba” of Wendi, Jamie (Brenda), Jane, Chris (Sheri), Adam (Shannon), Jason, Andrea (Tom), and great grandchildren Sydney, Emma, Logan, Chelsea, Amanda, Talya, Bailey, Blake and Carter. Dear sister of Ron (Betty) Reese, Harrow and Pat (late George) Sutton, Windsor. Predeceased by her sisters-in-law Aileen (Dario) Carpeneto, Margaret (Fred) Clarke, Rose Butts and his brother James (Toni) Munger. Also remembered by many nieces and nephews. At Barb’s request cremation has taken place. A celebration of “Bubs” life will be held at the RCLB #338 on 41 McAffee St, Harrow on Sunday September 28, 2014 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to (RCLB #338 Cenotaph payable to the Town of Essex Cenotaph Fund) or the Essex County Library, Harrow Branch. Arrangements entrusted to Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow.

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REID, Gerald (Gerry)

Posted by on September 20, 2014

 

Reid, Gerald webREID, Gerald (Gerry) – Passed away suddenly at home on Friday September 19th at the age of 67. He will be greatly missed by his loving wife Yvonne (nee Huntington), his daughter Kristen (Lee Baker) and son Brandon. Loving grandfather to Adrianna and Nicholas. Also survived by his sister Kim Green, sister-in-law Phyllis Reid, and father-in-law Claude Huntington. Predeceased by his parents Morris and Irene, his brother Doug, and mother-in-law Sonja Huntington. Gerry will be remembered for his love of family, golf and travel. Gerry’s family will receive friends at MORSE & SON FUNERAL HOME, 5917 Main St, Niagara Falls, on Tuesday September 23rd from 12-2 pm. A celebration of his life will follow in the chapel at 2pm. As an expression of sympathy and in lieu of flowers, those who wish may make a memorial donation to The Heart and Stroke Foundation or The Canadian Cancer Society.

 

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ERB, Nelson formerly of Millbank

Posted by on September 19, 2014

Erb, NelsonNelson Erb– formerly of Millbank, passed away with his family by his side, at Hillside Manor, Sebringville on Friday September 19, 2014 at the age of 87. Nelson was a former employee of Millbank Cheese and Butter for 40 years.

Beloved husband of Leona (Steckly) Erb whom he married in 1953. Loving father of Anita Schultz, Gary and Karri, Judy and Jim Brenneman, Paul and Lisa. Special grandpa of Scott and Samantha, Carissa and Chad, Sarah and Jeff, Asha and Joel, Jeremy and Bev, Justin and Pam, Ryan and great grandpa of Hannah, Olivia, Hudson, Brynn, Jayce, Hayden, Brysen and Quinn. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Anna Mae Gascho, Ruby Erb, Lorene and Lowell Shantz, Elmer and Adeline Erb, Norma and Harold Zehr, Eileen and Ralph Lebold, Florence and David Gascho, Lloyd and Laurene Erb, Katie Anne Helmuth, Irwin and Betty Steckly, and Nelda Yantzi-Kropf. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents Michael and Mary (Bast) Erb, son-in-law Glenn Schultz, sisters Edna in infancy, Eva and her husband Wes McKinnon, brother Lorne, sister-in-law Eileen and her husband Elmer Kropf, brothers-in-law Allan Gascho and Glen Helmuth.

Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Monday September 22 from 1-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service to celebrate Nelson’s life will be held at Poole Mennonite Church on Tuesday September 23, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Paul Dyck officiating. Interment in the adjoining church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Arthritis Society, The Heart and Stroke Foundation or Mennonite Central Committee appreciated by the family. www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca

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RUDAVSKY: Anna Marie of Newbury, Ontario

Posted by on September 19, 2014

IMGPassed away at Four Counties Health Services in Newbury on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at the age of 85 years.  Beloved wife of the late John Rudavsky.  Daughter of the late Albert and Anne Tersch.  Loving mother of Tom Rudavsky (Ruth) and the late Betty-Anne Noble (late Howard).  Sister of the late Sally (late Red) Noble, and the late Robert Rudavsky.  Grandmother of Howie (Sandy), Becky (Rob), Jackie (Ben), Tammy (Mike), Tommy (Monica), Elizabeth (late Mike), and Trevor (Amanda).  Anna is also survived by her 11 great grandchildren.  Aunt to Red (Ella), Lucille (Alex), Cindy-Lou (Norm), Veronica (late Don), Sarah (Rob), and Mary (Rob), and the late Joanie, and Robert.  Sister in law of Tina (late Bill Cooper)(late John DeVries), Mary (late Norm MacIlmoyle), Chuck Rudavsky (Blanche), and the late Dick (Sheila).    Friends may call at the FOREST CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 9 James Street South, Forest, on Friday, September 26, 2014, from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm.  Funeral Service to follow in the chapel at 2:00 pm.  For those who wish, in memoriam donations to Four Counties Health Services would be appreciated by the family.  Online condolences may be left at www.denningfuneralhome.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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WILKINSON: Doris Kathleen of Forest, Ontario

Posted by on September 19, 2014

portraitPassed away at North Lambton Lodge on Friday, September 19, 2014, at the age of 95 years.  Beloved wife of the late John “Chub” Wilkinson.  Loving mother of Anne VanValkenburg (Craig).  Grandmother of Glen (Cindy), Stephen, and Jana McIntyre (Tim).  Great grandmother of Ben, Josh, and Amy McIntyre, and Alex, and Joey VanValkenburg.  Daughter of the late John and Annie Attwood.  Sister of Inez, and the late Ivadell, Lucille, Jean, Mildred, Leone, Shirley, and Frances.   Doris will also be missed by her many nieces, nephews, and friends.  Friends may call at the FOREST CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 9 James Street South, on Sunday, September 21, 2014, from 6:00 pm – 9:00pm.  A Funeral Service will take place in the chapel on Monday morning, September 22, 2014, at 11:00 am.  Interment to follow at Beechwood Cemetery.  For those who wish, in memoriam donations to the North Lambton Lodge Auxiliary would be appreciated by the family.   Online condolences may be left at www.denningfuneralhome.com

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TÉTREAULT, Pauline (Laliberté) of Tilbury

Posted by on September 19, 2014

a801  359298  0592 years, of Tilbury, passed away at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance on Thursday, September 18, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Léo Tétreault (1981).  Loving mother of Jean (John) Tétreault of Chatham.  Dearest grandmother of Samantha Jane Coon.  Predeceased by parents George A. Laliberté (1963) and Margaret (Montminy) Laliberté (1978).  Dear sister of Bernadette Smith of Pittsburgh, PA; Francis (Mary-Lou) Laliberté of Tecumseh; and the late Florence Bornais (1976), Helen Faubert (1993), Sarah Gibbons (2012), George W. Laliberté (1986), Josephine Laliberté (1992), Rose Murray (1986), Albina Marchand (1991), Cécile Baillargeon (2011), Charles Laliberté (1994), John Laliberté (1942), Theresa Bolohan (2008), and Thomas Laliberté (1952).  Dearly missed by many nieces and nephews.  Visitation at Reaume Funeral Home, 6 Canal St. W., Tilbury on Sunday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.  Parish prayers 8 p.m. Sunday.  Funeral service from the funeral home Monday, September 22, 2014 at 10 a.m., then to St. Francis Xavier Church, Tilbury for Mass at 10:30 a.m.  Interment at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery.  Memorial donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation appreciated.http://www.reaumefh.com

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IDESON: Mrs. Florence (nee MacDougall) of St. Thomas, Ontario

Posted by on September 19, 2014

Florence Ideson 001IDESON, Mrs. Florence (nee MacDougall), of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Friday, September 19, 2014, in her 84th year. Beloved wife of the late Robert W. “Bob” Ideson (1999). Dearly loved mother of Bruce Ideson of St. Catharines, Brad Ideson and his wife Cheryl, and Barry Ideson and his wife Mary Kay, all of St. Thomas. Cherished grandmother of Brennan, Stephanie, Karli, Brady, and Shannon. Dear sister of Johnny MacDougall and his wife Evelyn of Nova Scotia. Also fondly remembered by sister-in-law, Marilyn Ruttan of Texas, as well as many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, Florence was predeceased by five sisters, Mary, Sadie, Irene, Kay, and Viola. Born in Sydney Mines, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia on February 6, 1931, she was the daughter of the late John and Cassie (nee McDougall) MacDougall. Florence was Roman Catholic by faith. She formerly worked as an X-Ray technician at the Stratford General Hospital and the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital. Relatives and friends will be received by the family at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) on Monday, September 22nd from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. where the service will be held on Tuesday, September 23rd at 1:00 p.m. Interment in Elmdale Memorial Park. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of one’s choice gratefully acknowledged.

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CHARLTON: Linda a resident of Bothwell

Posted by on September 19, 2014

LINDA CHARLTONCharlton: Linda L. a resident of Bothwell passed away Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at the LHSC – Victoria Hospital at the age of 55 after a long courageous battle. Born in Kirkland Lake, daughter of Grace (Comba) and the late Harold Campbell. Cherished mom of Carrie-Ann Vanoosten (Blayne Newell). Grandma C. to Summer and Xander. Beloved sister of Lillian Schraeder and Rosemary Campbell. Always remembered by nephews Jason & Christina, Chris and Mathew. The Charlton family will receive friends at the Badder & Robinson Funeral Home, 211 Elm St., Bothwell on Monday, September 22, 2014 from 2-4 p.m. The funeral service will be held from the funeral home on Monday at 6 p.m. with Rev. Steve Filyer officiating. Cremation to follow. Donations may be left at the funeral home by cheque to P.ET.A. (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) Online donations and condolences may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com.

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O’NEILL; Olive, of Petrolia

Posted by on September 19, 2014

O'NeillOlive1 copyPassed away with her family by her side at Lambton Meadowview Villa, Petrolia on Friday, September 19, 2014. OLIVE O’NEILL (nee Bain), of Petrolia, was in her 83rd year. Olive was a loving wife for 58 years to Bob. She will be missed by her son Brian (Karen) O’Neill of Petrolia, and her daughter Marlene (Rob) Maxfield of London. Olive was a loved grandmother to Brianne (Ted) Calderia, Lisa (Aaron) Wright, Michael O’Neill, Michael Maxfield, Quinton Maxfield, and Logan Maxfield, and great grandmother to Julia and Quinn Calderia and Aubrey Wright. She was predeceased by her parents Margaret and William Bain, and her sisters Jean Bain and Christena Davis. Olive was a retired teacher, having taught at Queen Elizabeth II School in Petrolia, and numerous other schools around Lambton County. She was also active in her community, particularly with the C.E.E. Hospital Auxiliary, as well as serving on the board of the hospital for 15 years. Visitors will be received on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia, where a funeral service will be held on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Rev Carolyn Wilson Wynne of St. Paul’s United Church officiating. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the C.E.E. Hospital Foundation or the C.E.E. Hospital Auxiliary. Memories and condolences may be shared online at www.needhamjay.com.

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HAYTER: Kenneth Neil of Crediton and formerly of Lucan

Posted by on September 19, 2014

Hayter, Ken-W150Peacefully, at home, with family by his side, on Thursday, September 18, 2014, of Crediton and formerly of Lucan in his 83rd year.  Beloved husband of Louise (Holmes) Hayter for 53 years.  Dear father of Linda and Larry Luther of Britt, Faye and Howard Schenk of Owen Sound, Mike and Deb Hayter of Exeter, Russell and Shelly Hayter of Amberley, and Dwayne and Tammy Hayter of Centralia.  Dear grandfather of 14 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.  Dear brother and brother-in-law of Gary and Linda Hayter of Lucan, Doris and Jim Gable of Michigan, Laura Prekup and Otis Harper of St. Marys, Janice and George Dauncey of Lucan, Chris Hayter of Philadelphia, Cora Hayter of London,  Gordon Bannister of RR 3 Ilderton, and June Hayter of Alberta.  Predeceased by his sister Audrey Bannister, and brothers Floyd and his wife Cathy, Ron and his wife Ruth, Jack and his wife Bernice, Ray and Ross Hayter.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, Exeter (1 street west of Main), on Sunday evening 5-9 PM, where the funeral service will be held on Monday, September 22nd at 11 AM with Rev. Mark Graves officiating.  Interment Crediton Cemetery.

Donations to One Care, St. Elizabeth Health Care, Zion United Church – Crediton, or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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LLOYD: Keith, of London

Posted by on September 19, 2014

Peacefully at The Village of Glendale Crossing on Friday, September 19, 2014 in his 74th year. Loving father of Christine Beverly Kim Carson and father-in-law of Kelly Lloyd. Predeceased by his beloved son Mark Lloyd (Sept. 4, 2014) and son-in-law Wayne Carson (2010). Dear grandfather of Jonathan Carson (Jasinda Hachey), Elizabeth Carson (Ruben Cabral), Adam Carson (Jackie) and Adrienne Lloyd and great-grandfather of Katie, Olianah, Christiano and Bentley. Loving brother of John Lloyd (Denise) and their daughters Candice and Tracey; and Marcia Dunlop (Peter) and their daughter Helen. Keith immigrated to Canada from the United Kingdom in 1969 with his wife and children in order to provide a better life for his family. He worked for many years as a Marine Engineer and also as a Manager at the London Court House. Keith savoured life, travelling the world extensively, always following his own path and enjoying the finer things in life. Cremation has taken place and a private family service will be held. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Keith are asked to consider Parkinson Society Ontario. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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HUSTENOWICH, Edward

Posted by on September 19, 2014

Hustenowich, Edward webHUSTENOWICH, Edward – Passed away suddenly on Monday September 15, 2014. He will be greatly missed by his loving wife of 39 years Carolyn (nee Diprose) and 6 children Duane (Dorothy), Christopher (Michelle), Peter (Jennifer), Chantelle (Derek), Edward Jr. (Melissa) and Ryan. He also leaves behind his grandchildren Duane Jr., Jennifer, Quinn, Jack and Riley. Edward worked at General Motors Plant 2 as a Machine Repairman for 40 years. Edward’s family will receive friends at the MORGAN FUNERAL HOME, 415 Regent Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, from 2-4 and 7-9 pm on Sunday and Monday. A funeral service will be celebrated at the funeral home on Tuesday afternoon at 1:00 pm, with burial to follow at Niagara Lakeshore Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish may make a memorial donation to The Canadian Diabetes Association or The Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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BOERS, Jeannie Ann of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on September 19, 2014

BoersJeannie2 Sept 18Peacefully at her home at Christian Horizons on Thursday September 18th, 2014 in her 58th year. Beloved daughter of the late Bart and Jean Boers. Loving sister of Teo Boers (Susan), Robert Boers, Michael Boers (Louise), David Boers (Rhonda ) and the late John Boers. Jeannie will be lovingly remembered by her nieces, nephews and all her friends at Christian Horizons. Friends are invited to call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St., E, Cobourg on Sunday September 21st from 1 – 2:30 pm., followed by a memorial service at 2:30 pm. If desired donations may be made to Christian Horizons. The Boers family would like to thank all the staff at Christian Horizons for all their care and compassion they gave Jeannie for the last 20 years. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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Cervini, Maria of Leamington, ON

Posted by on September 19, 2014

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82 years, passed away on Wednesday September 17, 2014 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Adriano (2010). Cherished mother of Delfina Bracco (Gino), Italy; Mirella Polidori (late husband Donato), Italy; and Achille Cervini, Leamington. Loving Nonna of Marina and Sandro Saracini, Francesco and Elena Polidori, Aldo and Patrizia Polidori, Alessandro and Vincenza Polidori, Jeanette Cervini, Jacqueline Cervini, Christopher Cervini, the late Mauro Bracco and Great Nonna of Sophia, Jada, Danilo, Sabrina and Donatella. Maria is survived by her siblings and cousins in New York and Italy.Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Tuesday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection to be held at St. Joseph’s Church, 310 Sherk Street Leamington, on Wednesday September 24, 2104 at 10 a.m. Entombment Erie Memorial Gardens. Parish Prayers Tuesday evening. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Canadian Diabetes Association or Heart & Stroke Foundation. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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MELCHIORRE, Panfilo “Paul”

Posted by on September 19, 2014

Melchiorre, PaulMELCHIORRE, Panfilo “Paul” – On September 18, 2014, at the Greater Niagara General Hospital in his 87th year. Beloved husband of Maria (DiRamio); Dear father of Elisa (Pat) Tobio, of Toronto, Pasquale “Pat” (Cathy), of Niagara Falls, Dino (Joeen), of Toronto, and Angelo (Sara), of Welland; Loving grandfather of Joanna, Marco, Lucas, Matthew, Violet and Paul, and great grand-father of Zachary and Madison.

Mr. Melchiorre will be at the MORSE & SON FUNERAL HOME, 5917 Main Street, where his family will receive family and friends from 1-4 and 7-9 pm on Sunday. Funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Patrick’s Church on Monday morning at 11 o’clock. Rite of Committal and entombment will follow at Fairview Mausoleum.  In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make a memorial donation to either St. Patrick’s Church or to the York-Fairbank Centre for Seniors (2213 Dufferin St., Toronto, M6E 3S2). Memories, photos and condolences may be shared at www.morseandson.com

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ROSS: Earl Seymour of Ailsa Craig, Ontario

Posted by on September 18, 2014

At his home o2014_09_18_18_28_01n Thursday, September 18th, 2014.  Earl Seymour Ross of Ailsa Craig in his 74th year.  Predeceased by his wife Bonnie Ross (2005).  Loving and dear father of Faye Llewellyn of Montague, PEI, Liz (Trevor) Moore of Ailsa Craig and Lisa (Jim) Vanderwal of Ailsa Craig and father in law of Terry Llewellyn of Bridgetown, PEI.  Loving grandpa of Mike (Jess), Kristi (Cory), Catherine (Josh), Richard, Mark, Sarah and Tori and great grandpa of RJ, Ryder and Ellie.  Dear nephew of Pearl Ross of Dundas, PEI and Marion Matheson of Souris, PEI.  Best friend of Jerry Thompson.

 

Earl was an entrepreneur, a businessman, avid race fan and racer.  Earl was the 1974 NASCAR rookie of the year and was inducted into the Canadian Motorsports Hall of Fame as well as many other accolades from an incredibly successful career.  He was known as “The Canadian Racing Legend”.

 

Friends may call at the T. Stephenson & Son Funeral Home in Ailsa Craig on Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm.  Funeral service will be held at the Ailsa Craig Community Hall on Wednesday at 11 am.

 

If desired, memorial contributions to the Parkinson’s Foundation or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy.  Share a memory at www.denning.ca

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KEAN, Ethel of Brockville

Posted by on September 18, 2014

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Mary Ethel Kean, nee Dillon, of Brockville, died on Wednesday, September 17, 2014. She was born on May 3, 1927 in Renfrew, one of eight children born to Patrick Dillon and Johanna (Josie) Lyons.

Ethel was predeceased by her husband of 58 years, Ernest (Ernie) Frederick Kean. Survived by 5 children: Heather McGrath (Paul) of Whitecourt, AB; Julie Kean Marks (Bruce) of Elgin, NB; David (Sheena Conroy) of Calgary, AB; Lorna Boucher (Marc) of Tecumseh, ON; and Allan (Karin Christlmeier) of Perth, ON; 14 grandchildren: Kurt McGrath, Scott McGrath (Amy Ryniak), Tom McGrath, Matt McGrath, Raissa Marks (Chris Frost), Josie Marks (Ben Surrett), Zoe Marks (Michael Berner), Sam Kean, Zoe Kean, Danielle Boucher, Joanne Boucher, Patrick Boucher, Garrett Kean and Kaitie Kean;  6 great-grand-children: Eva and Eileen Surrett Marks, Lianna and Abby Frost, and Brielle and Taevian Ryniak; one brother, Kevin Dillon (Betty); and many nieces and nephews.  Ethel was predeceased by her brothers, John, James Lionel, and Basil, and her sisters, Kay McGee, Lois Langevin and Joan Pietryga.

A private family graveside service for Ethel will be held at Oak Leaf Cemetery, Athens.  In memory of Ethel donations to the Brockville District Hospital Foundation Palliative Care would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

The family would like to thank all of the staff at the Garden Street site of the Brockville General Hospital for the care and compassion extended to Mom during her stay there.

Arrangements are entrusted to Barclay Funeral Home 137 Pearl Street East, Brockville.  Messages of condolence may be made online at www.barclayfuneralhome.com

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GARD: Robert of London

Posted by on September 18, 2014

Passed away peacefully surrounded by his love ones at LHSC-University Hospital, London, on Sunday, September 14, 2014, of London in his 73rd year.  Dear father of Cindy and Brock Salmon of London, Jeff Gard and David Caloren of London, Brad Gard and Jodie Rancourt of London, and Marcy and Mustaq Khan of Strathroy.  Dear grandfather of Bailey and Neil, Dayton, Mackenzie, Brayden; Lexy and Connor.  Best friend of Eileen Como (Gard).  Dear brother and brother-in-law of Carol and Bob Perkins of Port Severn, and Paul and Brenda Gard of Yellowknife.  Predeceased by his brother David. Survived by his Aunt Shirley Carson and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Bob was a life time employee (54 years) with A&P.

A Celebration of Life for Robert will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Byron –  Branch #533, 1276 Commissioners Road West, London on Saturday, October 11th from 3:00 -8:00 pm. Cremation has taken place.

Donations to the Children’s Health Foundation or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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Renaud, Mary Ellen Louise

Posted by on September 18, 2014

web_Renaud, Mary EllenBorn December 8, 1945 and returning to our Lord on September 18, 2014 at the age of 68 years, after a nine year journey with cancer. Mary Ellen passed away with dignity and a warrior spirit with her family by her side at the Hospice Residential Home. She was the beloved daughter of Clarence (2008) and Mary Renaud (2005). She was the loving and spirited mother of Michael and Lisa Agostinis and Angela and Stephen MacKinnon. She was a nurturing, compassionate and fun-loving grandmother to Madeline, Emily and John MacKinnon and Alex and Nathan Agostinis. Dearest sister to Ruthann and Richard Lumb, Donna Renaud, Theresa and Bernard Rivard, Christine Moretto, and Joe and Lisa Renaud. Mary Ellen was the aunt to fifteen nieces and nephews. She was also a close friend to Claude Agostinis, Elizabeth Mate and so many others. Mary Ellen was a kind, caring woman who worked many years as a RPN and later as an employee for the City of Windsor. She was a member of Assumption Church and enjoyed singing in the choir. Mary Ellen loved to question, learn and explore the world around her. Her passion for living life to the fullest was evident throughout her cancer journey. Her faith and commitment to persevere showed her family and friends that nothing is impossible when belief is strong. Mary Ellen and her family would like to express heartfelt thanks to the Windsor Regional Cancer Center doctors and nurses, most especially Dr. Kanjeekal. The guidance and compassion she received there helped her to feel empowered and supported throughout her journey. A special thank you to The Hospice of Windsor-Essex for all the support and compassion they have shown Mary Ellen and her family from the time of her diagnosis to her passing. You are all truly angels walking among us. In support of their staff and programs, the family would ask that any donations made in Mary Ellen’s name be made to The Hospice of Windsor-Essex County. Visitation on Sunday 3-5pm and 7-9pm Parish prayers Sunday 7:30 p.m. Funeral Monday 9:15 a.m. from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to Assumption Church for Funeral Mass Monday 10:00 a.m. Cremation will follow, with a private family interment at St. Anne’s Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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PLAYFORD: Mary of London

Posted by on September 18, 2014

24548 PlayfordPLAYFORD, Mary….

Mary (Elliott) Playford passed away peacefully, with her loving family at her side at Victoria Hospital, London, on Tuesday, September 16, 2014, on  the eve of her 87th birthday.  Beloved wife of Al Playford for 66 years.  Loving mother and an  inspiration for her children Steve Playford (Jackie), Anne Chandler (Rick) and Tom Playford (Terryl Lynne). Adored grandmother of Paul, James, Chris (Iva) and Mike and many nieces and nephews.  Survived by sister Jean Wilkins (Don). Predeceased by parents Mary and James Elliott, her brother Lorne and sister Margaret. Her family was always front and centre and Mary so enjoyed the weekly dinners, the holidays, birthdays and special events and in particular, the summers with Al and the family at the cottage in Southampton. “Sunsets at the lake will never be the same”. In spite of some early challenges, Mary overcame all with a positive outlook, a commitment to her loved ones and a smile. She will be missed.  Cremation has taken place.  Friends will be received by the family from 7-9pm on Monday, September 22, 2014, at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London.  Private family interment in Owen Sound . 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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CLARKE: June of London

Posted by on September 18, 2014

24547 ClarkeCLARKE, June…..

Peacefully at Craigwiel Gardens, Alisa Craig, on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, June (Bloomfield) Clarke in her 89th year.  Beloved wife of the late Ellwood Clarke (2010). Loving mother of Mark Clarke and his wife Linda and Laurie King all of London.  Cherished grandma of Shane (Ashley), Carl, Damien and Nikita and great-grandma of Fiona Irene and Lila June. Dear sister of Gloria Bedour. Predeceased by her siblings Harry, Alfred, Carl, Bruce, Morley, Leonard, Russell, Jean, Viola, Irene, Mable, and Louvain. Missed by many nieces and nephews.  The family would like to thank the staff at Craigwiel Gardens for their care and compassion.  Friends will be received by the family from 10 – 11 am on Monday, September 22, 2014, at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London.  The Celebration of June’s life will be held in the funeral home chapel on Monday at 11 am.  Interment in Maitland Bank Cemetery, Seaforth on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 11am.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to 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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SMELTZER, Patricia of London

Posted by on September 18, 2014

24546 SmeltzerSMELTZER, Patricia Joan……

Peacefully surrounded by her family at University Hospital on Tuesday, September 16, 2014, Patricia (Dowswell) Smeltzer of London in her 79th year. Beloved wife of George Smeltzer. Dear mother of Laurie Patterson and her husband James of London, Michael Smeltzer and his wife Angela of Estevan, Saskatchewan and Peter Smeltzer and his wife Catherine of London. Dear grandmother of Trevor Patterson, Isaac Smeltzer (fiance Melissa Levay), Megan Schick (Mason), Yakira Mukendi (Didi), Larissa Smeltzer, and Samantha, Lily and Danielle. Dear sister of Daniel Roy Dowswell of Galesburg, Michigan and dear aunt of (Boops) Connie Smeltzer.  Also survived by her sisters and brothers-in-law, and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received by the family on Friday, September 19th from 2:00pm – 4:00pm and 7:00pm – 9:00pm at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, where the funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Saturday, September 20th at 2:00 pm.  Interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London.  As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the London Regional Cancer Program, c/o London Health Sciences  Foundation, 747 Baseline Road East, London, N6C 2R6 or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, 180-633 Colborne Street, London, ON N6B 2V3.  Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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