MOORE, Terry “Spooly” of Staples

Posted by on February 7, 2016

Paper Picture Moore Terry63 years, passed away at his home on Saturday, February 6, 2016. Dear husband of Debbie Cayea. Dear brother of Garry Moore (Yvonne). Dear step-father of Joshua Cayea, Michelle Cayea (Rob Martin). Loving grandfather of Mackenzie, Tayler, Cassandra and Isabella. Dear uncle of Cory Moore (Michelle), Scott Moore and great uncle of Jaiden, Amber and Dylan. A Graveside Service to celebrate Terry’s life will be held at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 1 p.m. Linda Blair officiating. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

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ANDERSON, Doris Jean (Wynn) of Leamington

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Paper Picture Anderson WynnBorn August 8, 1922 in Dundee, Scotland. Passed away peacefully on February 6, 2016 at the Sun Parlor Home in Leamington after a lengthy struggle with Alzheimer’s. Predeceased by her parents Edward and Mary. Beloved wife of 73 years to Jack and loving mother to Linda (Lorenzo) and Louise (Don). Wynn came to Canada in 1946 as a war bride and very quickly adjusted to her new life. She supported Jack through his university years and when the girls came along made a wonderful home for her family. She will be fondly remembered for her wonderful sense of humour, her kind and caring ways and her dedication to family. She and Jack enjoyed their many travels to Scotland, Italy, France and extensive trips to the American Southwest. The family would like to express its sincere gratitude to the wonderful staff on 3 West at the Sun Parlor Home. Their exceptional care, compassion and kindness gave our family much comfort over the past 10 years and especially in these last few days. We wish to express our sincere thanks to all of mom’s friends and family who visited with her and supported her during her difficult journey. A private family service has been held. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Sun Parlor Home Auxiliary (Bus Fund) or a charity of your choice. Cherished memories and online condolences may be shared with the family at www.reidfuneralhome.ca. Arrangements entrusted to Reid Funeral Home, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631).

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AUGUSTINE: Dale Wilson of Thedford, Ontario

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obitpicAUGUSTINE, Mr. Dale Wilson of Thedford, Ontario

Born January 1, 1962, Dale, peacefully at home, surrounded by his family and friends on Saturday, February 6, 2016, at the age of 54 years.   Beloved father of Alicia Van Bree (Kevin), Allan Augustine, and Amanda Augustine. Son of Ruth and the late Wilson Augustine. Brother of Jo-Ann Delmage (nee Augustine), David Augustine (Kim), and Cheryl McMillan (nee Augustine)(Jay). Uncle of Greg Delmage (Annette), Garett Cloud (Hannah), Tabbatha Augustine (Jay), and Bradley Augustine (Katie). Predeceased by Kyle Delmage.  Visitation will take place at Denning’s of Forest, 9 James Street South, Forest, on Thursday, February 11, 2016, from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm. A Funeral Service will take place at Knox Presbyterian Church, Thedford, on Friday afternoon, February 12, 2016, at 2:00 pm. Interment to follow at Pine Hill Cemetery. Reception to follow at the Thedford Legacy Centre. For those who wish, in memoriam donations to Contact House or to St. Joseph’s Hospice of Sarnia would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be made at www.denning.ca

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PAN, Anthony (Tony)

Posted by on February 7, 2016

Pan, Anthony DN photoPAN, Anthony “Tony”- Peacefully, surrounded by his cherished family on February 5, 2016 at the age of 86. Beloved husband of Mary for 61 years.  Loving father of Jerry (Carol), Susan Diamond (Bill) and Darlene Kornya (Gary). Proud grandfather of Kristin (Sean Ainsworth) and Joshua Diamond, Jeremy, Jessica and Justin Pan, Matthew, Melanie and Michael Kornya.

Tony was born in Strakonice, Czechoslovakia in 1929 and immigrated to Canada as a young man. He worked at General Motors for 31 years retiring in 1990.  His greatest loves in life were his wife and family, his garden and golfing. Tony’s warmth, compassion and especially his sense of humor will be greatly missed.

Special thanks to Dr. Arvinte and the staff of Hotel Dieu Shaver for their care and compassion during this difficult time.

Tony is at Morse & Son Funeral Home, 5917 Main Street, Niagara Falls where his family will receive friends on Tuesday, February 9th from 2-4 pm.  A celebration of life will follow next door at the Morse & Son Event Centre at 4 pm.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Prostate Cancer Canada.  Memories, photos and condolences may be shared at www.morseandson.com.

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BAKER, Edward (Ted) Barry

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Baker, Edward webBAKER, Edward (Ted) Barry – Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family and friends at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Friday, February 5, 2016 at the age of 82 from a stroke.  Devoted husband of 59 years to the late Madeline Baker and loving father to Lynn (Mickey) Trapnell, Kari (Lou) Bragaw and Diane (Vic) Pizzicarola.  Treasured Papa to Matt, Celine, Tim, Maddie and Kayla.  Dear brother to Jane (Don) Hurson, Margie (Gord) Cudney and the late Paul Baker and brother-in-law to Susie (Horst) Bockel.  Lovingly remembered by his many nieces, nephews and friends.  Ted had a wonderful life.  He loved his family and was a wonderful friend.  He loved travelling, playing bridge, shooting pool, curling and playing cards especially with his grandchildren.  After retiring from Blenkhorn & Sawle he enjoyed boating, fishing and snowmobiling at their beautiful home on Lake of Bays for 17 years.  He created wonderful memories for his family and friends and we will miss him dearly.  As per his wishes there will be a private interment for the family only at the Fairview Mausoleum in Niagara Falls.  Condolences may be shared at www.morseandson.com

 

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HENKEMANS: Amy Snoeck

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Amy passed away peacefully at the age of 90 years. She leaves to mourn her loving husband of 68 years, Dirk Snoeck Henkemans, as well as two sons, Gerhard Snoeck Henkemans (Madeleine) and Eric Snoeck Henkemans (Sandra); six grand children – Emily, Michael, Jody, Brandy, Jennifer Ann (Ira) Ewald and Jeffrey; and two great grand children – Carter and Reagan Ewald. She is also survived by two sisters, Gertruida van der Eb of Cologne, Germany and Albertine Schusler-van der Eb of Wassenaar, The Netherlands and many nieces, a nephew and cousins in The Netherlands. She was predeceased by her sister Henny van der Eb and her grandson Dirk Snoeck Henkemans. Amy followed Dirk in his career with the petrochemical industry from The Netherlands to Saudi Arabia and then to Canada where she lived in Montreal, St. John, Kingston and Sarnia. She took great delight in playing the violin. She played in the Atlantic Symphony in St John, The Kingston Symphony in Kingston and the International Symphony in Sarnia. Amy was a warm and welcoming person who made many friends where ever they lived. Family and friends will be received for a time of fellowship and refreshment on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. A private interment will take place at Resurrection Cemetery, Sarnia. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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MICHELBERGER: Andreas “Andy”

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Peacefully, surrounded by loving family, Saturday, February 6, 2015 at Sarnia, Ontario, Andy Michelberger passed away at the age of 87.   Andy was born on August 14, 1928 in Budaors, Hungary to Maria Brath and Michael Michelberger. Beloved brother of Anna Latosinsky (Stefan) of Sarnia and Maria Herzog (Leopold) of Ohringen, Germany.  Predeceased by brother Michael of Germany.  Uncle of Kathy Kirby, Ingrid Trumpp, Dr. Steve Latosinsky, Robert Latosinsky and Diana Chamberlain and Great Uncle to many nieces and nephews. Longtime companion of Noella Garneau (predeceased) and special friend to her son, Mike Garneau.  Andy and his family relocated from Hungary to Germany shortly before the end of the Second World War.   Andy came to Canada during the 1950‘s in search of a better future.   He found work in Canada as a bricklayer and was a longtime member of the Brick and Allied Craft Union of Canada Local 28 Ontario. Andy settled in Timmins, Ontario where he made many enduring friendships. Cremation has taken place. A private family graveside service was held at Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery, Sarnia.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to a charitable organization of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.  Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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LAING, DOROTHY FLORA (nee Lambert)

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LAING, DOROTHY FLORA (nee Lambert)

Passed away peacefully at Grove Park Nursing Home Saturday February 6, 2016 in her 89th year

Loving mother of Marshall Laing (Linda) of Orillia, Karen Reansbury (late Peter) of Brantford, Greg Laing (Dyanne) of Barrie, Scott Laing (Masayo) of Toronto

Predeceased by her husband of 50 years Earl Laing (1999).

Loving sister Thelma Beatty (Doug) of Toronto.

Loving grandmother of Deanne, Allison, Meghan, Caitlin, Sarah, and Sonya. Remembered fondly by her nieces and nephews and great grandchildren,

Daughter in law of the late Archie Laing (late Ruth). Sister in law to the late Gary Laing (late Audrey) and sister in law of Brock Laing (Adrienne)

The family would like to thank Dr. Mossman and staff of Grove Park Nursing Home: Aspen wing for their exceptional care and support during Dorothy`s remaining years.

Dorothy will be resting at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 374 Salem Rd, Barrie ON on Friday, February 12th from 10am to 12noon, with funeral service immediately following. Reception to follow service.

Internment in the Spring at Barrie Union Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Grove Park Nursing Home, 234 Cook St Barrie ON L4M 4H5 would be greatly appreciated. Words of condolence may be left for the family at www.peacefultransition.ca

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FREER: Arthur Thomas Wellington

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Petrolia, formerly of Sarnia- Arthur Thomas Wellington Freer, 88, passed peacefully Friday, February 5, 2016 at Petrolia Hospital surrounded by family. Arthur is predeceased by his parents, Basil and Mary, sister Ethel, and son Douglas. Arthur is lovingly remembered by his wife of 69 years. Betty (Abra) Freer, sister Doris Sawyer, his children, Bev (Jason), Wayne (Brenda), Larry (Jean) , Gary (Sharon), Ruth (Janet), daughter in law Cindy and foster daughter Agnes, 19 grandchildren, 39 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren family and friends. Arthur “Art” worked in the service industry all his life. He was a retired building inspector for the City of Sarnia, worked years for the Sarnia Children Aide Society transporting children to various appointments, assisted with many building projects with family and friends, and served his Heavenly Father as an Elder for the Community of Christ. Arthur was a summer resident of the Warwick Conservation Area where he enjoyed endless hours with family and friends. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Community of Christ Church, 1104 Leckie Drive, Sarnia, on Wednesday, February, 10 at 2:00 followed by refreshments. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Charlotte Eleanor Englehart Hospital of Bluewater Health Continuing Care, Community of Christ Church or a charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to Smith Funeral Home, Sarnia. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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WHITE: Elaine

Posted by on February 7, 2016

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our faithful mother Elaine White. Predeceased by her husband Reg, Elaine leaves brother; Rodney, seven loving daughters: Carol, Trudy, Sandy (Joe) Wynne, Debbie (Walter) Wagner, Jacquie (Bill) Walters, Wendy (Jim) Cotton, Bev, grandchildren: Karin, Nevada, Stephanie, Jeff, Justin, and their children and spouses. Elaine was born Aug. 25th, 1919 at Misacordia Hospital in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and lived an abundant life of 96 years. Living alone for many years Elaine was lovingly cared for by her seven daughters. Special thanks to Dr. Spano, Dr. Gannon, and the dutiful staff at Vision Nursing Home. Elaine’s care givers are angels. A private family graveside service will be held. To honour Elaine our family requests that you perform a random act of kindness. Arrangements have been entrusted to Smith Funeral Home, Sarnia. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfunerahome.ca

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LADD: Vera age 96 of Scarborough formerly of Dresden

Posted by on February 7, 2016

Vera0000001ALADD: Vera age 96 of Scarborough formerly of Dresden passed away Friday February 5, 2016 at Rouge Valley Hospital, Scarborough. She was born in Chatham Township daughter of the late Willis & Rose (Smith) Dudley. Vera was a member of the Ladies Aid of Union Baptist Church and sang in the church choir. She is predeceased by her husband Lorne Ladd in 1980. Loving mother of Donna Ball (predeceased) and Roma Morrison and husband Cecil of Scarborough. Grandmother of five grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. Dear sister of Dora Issac of New York and James Dudley (Hilda predeceased) of Chatham. She is predeceased by one grandchild, brothers: Ivan, Stan & Harold Dudley, sisters: Anna Mae Simmons, Doris, Verna & Frances Dudley. The funeral service will be held at the Union Baptist Church on Union Line, Dresden Tuesday February 9, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Rev. Albert Lambkin will officiate. Interment in Dresden Cemetery. If desired, memorial contributions to Union Baptist Church would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences and donations may be made at www.deburgerfuneralhome.com

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AZEVEDO: Fernando Of Strathroy

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Pic- AzevedoSurrounded by family, after a brave battle with Cancer, Fernando Azevedo of Strathroy passed away at the age of 79 on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital.  Loving husband of the late Lasalette Azevedo (2001).   Beloved brother of Almerinda (Jose Silvino) Goncalves of Strathroy, Conceicao (Antonio) Sousa of Portugal and brother in law of Lourdes Azevedo of Strathroy and Maria Inez Azevedo of London and Manuel Furtado of Strathroy.  Loving Godfather of Alvin (Liesa) Azevedo of Strathroy and Marlene (Al) Melo of London.  Forever remembered by his nieces, nephews and extended family.  Predeceased by his parents Jose and Maria Azevedo and his siblings Francisco, Antonio, Jose Azevedo and Maria Alice (Furtado).  Friends will be received at DENNING’S OF STRATHROY, 519-245-1023, on Monday, February 8th from 6-9 pm.  Vigil Prayers will be prayed at 8:30 pm.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at All Saints Roman Catholic Church on Tuesday, February 9th at 11:00 am with Fr. John Pirt officiating.  Interment to follow in All Saints Cemetery.  As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Canadian Diabetes Association.  Online condolences accepted at www.dennings.ca

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FLEET: MARJORIE OF SARNIA

Posted by on February 7, 2016

fleet webMarjorie Fleet (nee Evans) in her 80th year, passed away unexpectedly on February 6, 2016, with her proud daughters by her side. Survived by her husband Ron, daughters; Vicki (Mike), Tammy (Chris), Sandy (Steve), and Barb (Chris). “Grandma the Good” to Kate, Jay (Heather), Jennifer (Brian), Eric (Melissa), Cuillan, Nicholaus, Curtis (Bailey), Carly (Ryan), Ashley, Stephen, Andrew (Callie) and Sarah (Andrew). Great Grandma to Wynn, baby Kay, Lilly and Robbie. Favourite Aunt Marj to her many nieces and nephews. She is pre-deceased by her parents George and Marguerite and her brother Gerald Evans. Marj’s positive energy will be greatly missed, along with her love of cards, art, hooking and curling.

“Save your fork Marj, the best is yet to come.”

Cremation has taken place. Visitation for Marjorie will be held at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia) on Wednesday February 10, 2016, between the hours of 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. A celebration of life will take place in honour of her 80th birthday in April.  The family would like to give special thanks to all the wonderful nurses on the 4th floor of Bluewater Health Sarnia, for their loving compassion.

Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

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CHAD: Elizabeth Ann

Posted by on February 6, 2016

It is with deeply saddened hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Elizabeth Chad, at Bluewater Health on Friday, February 5, 2016 at the age of 73. Beloved wife of Raymond Chad for 55 years. Loving mother of Cheryl (Tim), Christine (Tom), Raymond Jr. (Jackie), Kenneth (Terri), Donald (Julie), Michael (Julie) and Elizabeth. Cherished grandmother of Jenna, JoAnn, Sandy, Amanda, Katie, Raymond III, C.J., Kenneth Jr., Rebecca, Eric, Darryl, Curtis, Donald Jr., Corey, Michael Jr., Sam, Adam and Daniel. Treasured great-grandmother of Jesse, Brody, Rylee, MacKenzie, Kayla, Emma, Matthew, Nicole, Kristin, Chad, Madison, Bishop, Jocelyn, Caraline, Steven, Niaomi, Dakota, Corey Jr., Alexander, and Presley. Loved sister of Bill, Keven (Janine) and Enid (Jim); and sister-in-law of Jim (Donna) and John (Deb). Predeceased by her brothers John and Allen and by sister-in-law Marie. Much loved Auntie of many nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Bluewater Health Foundation-Palliative Care(cheques only at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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BEAIRSTO: John “Jack”

Posted by on February 6, 2016

John “Jack” Beairsto, passed away peacefully at his home at the age of 87, on Thursday, February 4th, 2016. He was a kind and loving family man to his wife, of 59 years, Shirley and his children Neil (Jane) Beairsto of Plympton-Wyoming, ON and Donna (Rob) Crncich of London, ON. Cherished Grandpa of Angela (Joe) Najim, Melanie (Brad) Medeiros, Craig Beairsto, Ben and Lauren Crncich, as well as “G.G” to 5 Great-grandchildren. Dear brother to Mary (the late Charles) McKeon and brother-in-law to Joan (the late Mel) Robinson. Jack was retired from a long career at Imperial Oil since 1986 and had a passion for gardening and reading. Everything Jack did was for the love and happiness of his family and friends. He particularly looked forward to his annual cottage family reunions in Muskoka and any holidays that brought his family together. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Monday, February 8, 2016 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A memorial service will be held at Smith Funeral Home, on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service. A luncheon reception will follow immediately at the Smith Family Centre. In lieu of flowers, an expression of sympathy or donation can be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation, The Inn of the Good Shepherd (local Food Bank), or a charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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ROBINSON: Norman Albert

Posted by on February 6, 2016

Peacefully, surrounded by loving family, on Thursday, February 4, 2016, at Bluewater Health, Norman “Norm” Albert Robinson passed away at the age of 79. Beloved husband of Gail for the past 59 years. Loving father of Greg (Wanda) Robinson, Brenda (Brian) Tithecott and Dave (Jeanine) Robinson. Cherished grandfather of Craig and Shannon Robinson, Valerie and Jason Fair, Tina and Paul Martell, Kurtis, Carley and Elyse Tithecott. Treasured great-grandfather of Jack Robinson, Oliver and Liam Fair, Marnie and Pierce Martell. Dear brother of Jimmy, Wayne and Sharon. Predeceased by his daughter Cindy Robinson, his son Glen Robinson, and his brothers Ed, Don and Bob. Norm will be missed by all who knew and loved him. Cremation has taken place.  Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.

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Lafrance, Jacques (Jack)

Posted by on February 5, 2016

web_LaFrance_JacquesPassed away peacefully on February 03, 2016 at 80 years of age. Loving father of Donald and father-in-law of Tammy (John). Proud and loving grandpa of Amanda (Josh), Allison (David), Andrew, Vaughn and April. Jacques will be sadly missed by his many sisters, brothers, nieces, nephews and friends. A special thank you to the staff at Regency Park for your love and compassion. If you so desire, donations to the Alzheimer Society of Windsor-Essex County would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Monday February 08, 2016 from 10 am until time of Funeral Service at 12 noon at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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FUNKENHAUSER, Karl

Posted by on February 5, 2016

web_funkenhauser karlPassed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on February 4, 2016 at the age of 92. He was looking forward to his 93rd birthday on February 20, 2016. Cherished husband of Lucie Funkenhauser (nee Radtke) 2010. Dear father of Arnie and wife Colette, and Ron and wife Elly. Loving Opa of Krista and Mark, Karl and Vanessa, Ian and Kate, Marc, Ashley and Dylan, Samantha, and Aaron. Proud great grandfather “Gopa” of Bryce, Paisley, Emma, Lily, Easton, and Madelyn. Missed by sister in law Alice and late husband Joseph, and predeceased by siblings and their spouses;  Stefan and Elizabeth Funkenhauser, Theresia and Stefan Koch, Paul and Theresa Funkenhauser. Also predeceased by in laws Helen and Dietrich Neufeld and Anna and Willy Schroeder. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Long time companions Spirit and Chico. Formerly of Chatham and retired from Eaton Springs. If you so desire, donations to the Mennonite Nursing Home in Leamington would be appreciated by the family. A special thank you to his Oak Park (LaSalle) family for all of your compassionate care and friendship. Visiting Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A funeral service to Honour and Remember Karl will be held on Monday at 10 am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Interment Maple Leaf Cemetery in Chatham. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Antaya, Raymond

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web_Antaya_RayPassed away peacefully on February 5, 2016 at the age of  88 .  Loving husband to Diane (nee Blanchette). Dear brother-in-law to Loretta Welna, Lee Besse, Albert (Marilyn) Blanchette, Armand (Rose) Blanchette, Jeannette (Frank) Ostroganac, the late Romeo Blanchette Jr.  and Jacque Blanchette. Raymond will be missed by his many nieces, nephews and friends. Raymond was a retired piano tuner in the Windsor area for many years. He was well known for his beautiful singing voice and showing kindness towards everyone. If you so desire, memorial donations to the CNIB or charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. The family would like to send a very special thank you to all the staff at Regency Park Long Term Care for your kindness and compassion shown towards Raymond.  You will always be remembered.  Cremation has taken place. Memorial visiting Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until time of Memorial service at 11:30a.m. at FAMILIES FIRST, 1065 Lauzon Rd., East Windsor, 519-969-5841. Interment to be held at a later date. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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GIFFIN: Francis Leonard of London

Posted by on February 5, 2016

Passed away suddenly on Thursday, February 4, 2016, Mr. Francis Leonard Giffin, of Arva, in his 82nd year. Dearly loved husband of Louise Giffin. Loving father of Liz Campbell (Ron Kennedy), Kate Giffin, Frank Giffin (Lisa) and John Giffin, and son-in-law Charles Glave. Loving Poppa of Stacy Wallace (Korey), Sarah Campbell, Jesse Giffin, Alison Giffin, Coulton Glave and Kaitlyn Glave. Survived by his brother John Giffin (Rose), and brothers- and sisters-in-law: Richard and Karen McDonnell, Mildred Cook, Margaret Goodfellow, Julia Donovan (Mark), Paul McDonnell (Cathy), and Bill and Donna McDonnell. Predeceased by his parents Donald and Bernadette Giffin, sister Donna Ross, and daughter Jane. A memorial service will be conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Monday, February 8, 2016 at 2:00 p.m., with visitation one hour prior. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Frank are asked to consider Mission Services of London or their charity of choice.

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CARDINAL, Noëlla (née Leduc) of Sudbury, ON

Posted by on February 5, 2016

CARDINAL, NoellaThe family announces with great sorrow her passing in Sudbury, Tuesday, December 8th, 2015 at the age of 85 years. Wife of the late Léo Cardinal. Daughter of the late Emilien and the late Aldéa (née Moquin) Leduc. Beloved mother of Claude (Lyse) of Astorville, Lorraine (Mary-Anne Drapeau), Carole Zanuttig (Jerry) and Marc (Joanne) all of Sudbury. Dear sister of Simone Marion (late Conrad), Henri (Fernande), Rachelle Haines (late Rolland), Rhéa Dazé (late Jean Guy), Réjeanne Leclair (late Bruno) and Maurice. Predeceased by her brother Albert and her sisters Laurette Legault (late Laurent), Marguerite, Estelle, Pauline and Agathe. Cherished grandmother of Lynne, Sophie, Mathieu, Allan, Michael, Mélanie, Michelle and great-granchildren Marc-André, Joël, Marek, Mika and Emma. Lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd., Sudbury, Friday, December 11th, 2015 from 2 to 5 & 7-9:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Ste-Anne-des-Pins church, Sudbury. Donations to Canadian Diabetes Association can be made by cheque or online at www.cooperativefuneralhome.ca.

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GOUDREAU, Roger of Azilda, ON

Posted by on February 5, 2016

GOUDREAU, RogerThe family announces with sorrow his passing in Sudbury, Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at the age of 82 years. Predeceased by his wives Pauline (née Chellew) Goudreau and Réjeanne (née Robert) Goudreau. Son of the late Gérard and the late Lucienne (née Bernard) Goudreau. Loving father of Wayne (Cheryl) and Denise Fraser (Greg Taylor). Dear brother of Yvonne Bois, Gaetanne Lynds and Gerald Goudreau all of Sudbury and Jeannine Bladow of Colorado. Predeceased by his brothers Jean-Yves, Charles and his sister Claudette Desjardins. Grandfather of Trevor and Derek Goudreau, Mark and Jason Fraser, Renée Hull, Jenilee Fraser and 12 great-grandchildren. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd, Sudbury, Friday, December 11th, 2015 from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Donations to the Salvation Army-Sudbury or charity of your choice can be made by cheque or online at www.cooperativefuneralhome.ca.

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BRENNAN, Virginia (née McQuabbie) of Sudbury, ON

Posted by on February 5, 2016

BRENNAN, VirginiaThe family announces with great sorrow her passing in Sudbury, Tuesday, December 8th, 2015 at the age of 81 years. Daughter of the late Harry and the late Elvina (née Ashawasagai) McQuabbie. Beloved mother of Patrick (Martine) and Edward (Cindy) both of Azilda, Rupert, Adrian, Bev (Steve Pugh), Darlene, Patricia Lafantaisie (Luc) and Pamela all of Sudbury, Sharon Cook of Grimsby, Shelly Plante (Claude) of Quebec, Peter of Garson and Caroline of Brantford. Predeceased by her son Perry. Dear sister of Joanne Barbe. Predeceased by her brothers Leo, Joe, Peter, John, Clifford “Gabby”, Jerry and her sisters Audrey, Viola and Helen. Cherished grandmother of 18 grandchildren, 13great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was a mother to all who knew her. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd., Sudbury, Thursday, December 10th, 2015 from 1 to 4 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 4 p.m. in the chapel. Donations to the charity of your choice can be made by cheque or online at www.cooperativefuneralhome.ca.

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MOHAN, Lucille (née Moisan) of Sudbury, ON

Posted by on February 5, 2016

MOHAN, LucilleThe family announces with great sorrow her passing in Sudbury, Sunday, December 6th, 2015 at the age of 72 years. Wife of the late John Mohan “Sr”. Daughter of the late Leopold and the late Marguerite (née Lavoie) Moisan. Beloved mother of Bob Mohan (Lois), Lyne Mohan, Lucy Linley (Johnston) and John Mohan Jr.(Terri). Dear brother of Jean-Claude (Lucie), André (Anita), Rollande (Dick Drysdale), Cecile Poirier and Lise Menard (Robert). Predeceased by her two brothers, both Rheal. Cherished grandmother of Steven (Jessica), Stephanie, Kryslyn, Joshua, Dahna, Deidra, Serena, Cody, Nadine, Rob, Annie, Sophie, Matt, and great-granddaughter Spencer. Will be missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd., Sudbury, Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at 10:30 at St-Jean-de-Brébeuf Church, Sudbury. Donations to the Diabetes Association or Heart and Stroke Foundation can be made by cheque or online at www.cooperativefuneralhome.ca.

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PLOUFFE, Gilles of Sudbury, ON

Posted by on February 5, 2016

PLOUFFE, GillesThe family announces with sorrow his passing in Sudbury, Thursday, December 3, 2015 at the age of 54 years. Beloved husband of Denise (née Philion) Plouffe of Sudbury. Son of the late George and the late Claire (née Gagné) Plouffe. Loving father of Gabrielle Plouffe (Eric) and Danielle Plouffe both of Sudbury. Cherished grandfather of Chloé. Dear brother of Richard Plouffe (Linda) of Cache Bay, Myonne Bigras (Bernard) of River Valley, Marc Plouffe (Debbie) of Wahnapitae and Michel Plouffe (Lynn) of Calgary. Predeceased by his sister Nicole. Fondly remembered by his mother-in-law Lucille Philion (late Johnny), his sisters-in-law Lise Menard (Joe), Rachel Stevens (Brian), his brothers-in-law Claude Philion (Sherry) and Jean-Guy Philion all of Sturgeon Falls. Sadly missed by his “daughter” Natalie Horsfall (Jack) of Garson. Lovingly remembered by Thérèse Ayotte (Ray), Guy Ayotte (Jen), Sandra Armstrong and her family. Gilles was a supervisor with the Manitoulin-Sudbury District Social Services and will be missed by all. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd, Sudbury, Tuesday, December 8, 2015 from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St-Dominique Church, Sudbury. Due to his profound admiration of Elton John, people who knew him will appreciate the family’s decision that in lieu of flowers, donations to the Elton John Aids Foundation can be made by cheque or online at www.ejaf.org.

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