Keegan, JoAnne (nee Bruner)

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web_Keegan, JoannePeacefully on March 29, 2015 at the age of 71, with her loving family by her side. Beloved wife and best friend of Brian for 52 years. Dearest mom of Donna, Michael and wife Marie, James and wife Karen and Dianne Duval. Cherished grandma of Jason, Jacob, Michael, Ryley, Melissa, Lacey, Matthew, Breanne, Samantha, Jesse, Bailey and Alexander. Great-grandmother of Aurora and Keiran. Sadly missed by her sister Marilyn Maron and husband Carl and predeceased by her brother Gerry. Sister-in-law of Eleanor Bruner. Lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews and cousins; and will be re-united with her best friend Simonne Bryan. JoAnne was a compassionate nurse for many years in both Sarnia and Windsor. She was the first female convener and league director of Atom Hockey in Sarnia. JoAnne will always be remembered as a fighter with a caring and compassionate spirit. If you so desire, donations to Transition to Betterness would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Tuesday 3:00-5:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral Service Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at FAMILIES FIRST 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor (519-969-5841). Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca  

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HUDSON: Evelyn formerly of Bath

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Hudson, Evelyn 1928 – 2015

 

Peacefully at Kingston General Hospital on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at the age of 86, Evelyn passed away and is now with her cherished husband Neil.  Loved mother and grandmother, Evelyn will be sadly missed by her children Harry (Jackie), David (Helen), Reg (Kathy), Ralph (Elizabeth) and Kathy (Charles) and her many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

 

Funeral service will be held on Monday, April 6, 2015 at 11:00 am at St. John’s Anglican Church, Bath.  As expressions of sympathy, donations to St. John’s Anglican Church in Bath, in lieu of flowers, would be appreciated and may be placed through Paul G. Payne Funeral Home, 178 Main St., Odessa K0H 2H0 613 386-7373Hudson Photo

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THOMPSON: Lorraine “Midge” (nee Holmes) of Waterdown, ON

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Lorriane ThompsonPassed away, peacefully, surrounded by the love of her family on Thursday, March 26, 2015 in 93rd year, at Billings Court Nursing Home, Burlington. Loving wife to William Thompson (1921-1999) for 55 happy years, and devoted mother to Lynne (Larry) Henwood and Sheila (Douglas) Otter. Cherished Nana to Stephen Otter and Elizabeth Otter (deceased). Predeceased by brothers Ross, Ivan (Pete), Lorne. Thank you to the Village Manor, Mom’s home for 7 years. Heartfelt thanks to Billings Court for their compassionate care. Friends may visit with the family on Monday from 7-9 p.m. at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown, where the Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at Waterdown Cemetery. If desired, donations to the Alzheimer’s Society may be made.
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PUNT, Peter D.

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With great sadness, we announce the passing of Peter on March 25, 2015 at 85 years of age. Beloved husband of 64 years to Doris (nee Snooks). Cherished father of Ian (Michelle) of Keswick and Garry of Chatham. Loving Grandad to Hailey and Brodie, Jaymie, Taylor and Tyler. Peter was retired from Windsor Salt after many years of service. If you so desire, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Cremation has taken place. Memorial visitation Wednesday, April 1st from 3-5 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at
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TURCANO, Raffaela (nee Marsella)

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Passed away peacefully with loving family by her side on March 27, 2015. Loving wife to the late Antonio (2008). Cherished mother of Anthony and Elizabeth Turcano, Silvia and Mark Bradley and Robert Turcano. Precious Nonna of Natalie, Jacey, Brandie Turcano, Lauren, Lisa, Nicole Bradley, Jacob and Isabella Turcano. Loving daughter of the late Dominic and Colomba Marsella. Beloved sister to Achille Marsella (Costanza), the late Nazareno Marsella (Maria), the late Donata Nardone (the late Tomasso), Panfilia Forte (the late Magno) & Teresa Marsella. Dear sister-in-law to Merseda Dimanno (John) and the late Frank Turcano (Antoinetta). She will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Raffaela was extremely unselfish and always put family first ahead of her own needs. She was passionate about cooking for her family, loved to take long walks and always maintained a beautiful vegetable garden. Raffaela cherished the time spent with her 8 beloved grandchildren. “There will be no other like our Nonna”. If you so desire, donations to the Windsor and Essex Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Tuesday 5 pm – 9 pm & Wednesday 3 pm – 5 pm & 7 pm – 9 pm. Parish Prayers Wednesday 8 pm. Funeral Service Thursday 10:15 am from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to Assumption Church – McEwan Campus (711 McEwan Ave.) Liturgy of the Word only at 11:00 am. Entombment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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CLARK, Lydia of Leamington

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Clark, Lydia Paper88 years, passed away on Friday, March 27, 2015 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Ernest “Ernie” Clark (1983). Dear mother of Lynn Munroe, David and Helen Clark. Loving grandmother of Aisha Bakker (David), Grant Munroe, Tyler Clark (Stephanie Pavao), Derek Clark (Chloe Barraco) and great grandmother of Mikah and Astrid Bakker. Dear sister of Helen Rogers. Predeceased by 1 sister and 4 brothers. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Tuesday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Memorial Service to celebrate Lydia’s life at the Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 11 a.m. Rev. Richard Smith officiating. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Heart & Stroke Foundation or Leamington Hospital Foundation (Hospice). Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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HILLIER, Christopher

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HILLIER, Chis, front26 years of age, passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2015 in Hinton, AB. Beloved fiancé of Eva Wall. Loving father of Jazmin and soon to be born baby, Jaxon Hillier. Dear son of Dennis and Terry Hillier and Kim and Randy Turner. Dearest brother of Ryan Hillier and Amanda Hillier (Devon Tellier). Step-brother to Joseph Turner (Lisa), Bill Turner, Amber Mandeno, Joshua Redekop (Gina Hodges) and Nathanael Redekop. Cherished grandson of the late Donald and late Lois (Cook) Hillier and the late Milton and surviving wife Gertrude (Simpson) Moody.   Nephew of the late Dale Moody. He will be greatly missed by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.   Visitation at Reaume Funeral Home, 6 Canal St. W., Tilbury on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 from 11 a.m. until time of funeral service at 1 p.m. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to Trust Fund for Christopher’s children would be gratefully appreciated.

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Beaudoin, Larry Norman

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WEB_Beaudoin_LarryIn the loving arms of his wife and surrounded by the love of his children Larry Beaudoin, aged 69, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 27, 2015. Beloved husband of Anita (Nadeau) of 46 years. Cherished father to Nicole and Merrill Baker of Harrow and Michael and Erin Beaudoin of Milton. Proud Pépé to Ainsley, Duncan, Cameron and Reid. Predeceased by his mother and father Harriet and Louis Beaudoin. Brother of Charles (2012) and Margaret Beaudoin (Amherstburg); Marjorie (Midge) and Paul Meloche (Lake Worth, FL); Leo and Donna (2011) Beaudoin (Amherstburg); Noreen & Jim Laframboise (Punta Gorda, FL); Laura & Danny Simone (Amherstburg); Carol & Mijo Kovacevic (St. Thomas); Mariette and Mike Ackermann (Amherstburg); Gerard and Liz Nadeau (Medicine Hat, AB). Larry was a 50 year member and Past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus 5642 River Canard and 4th Degree member of the Dean Wagner Assembly #862. Professionally he worked in heavy construction for over 20 years, followed by Road Superintendent for the Township of Sandwich South and Director of Public Works for the Town of Tecumseh where he retired in 2006. He was an active member of the Essex County Municipal Supervisors Association. Personally Larry was devoted to the health and well-being of the St. Joseph’s Parish in River Canard, serving on various committees for several years. Friends and family are invited on Monday from 2-5, 7-9 p.m. Parish and K.C. prayers will be held at 4:00 p.m. Monday afternoon at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Tuesday, family and friends are invited to meet at St. Joseph’s Church River Canard, 9399 Townline Road, Windsor, after 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass at 10:30 a.m. Anita, Nicole and Michael would like to thank the I.C.U staff at Hôtel-Dieu Grace for their support and compassion over the past two weeks. In lieu of flowers, Memorial donations to the Capital Campaign for the Restoration of St. Joseph Church, River Canard is appreciated by the family. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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LAMB: Jean, of London

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Lamb, Jean 2 aPeacefully at Victoria Hospital on Friday, March 27th, 2015, surrounded by her husband and family, in her 88th year.  Beloved wife and best friend of David Harry Lamb.  Survived by her sister, Gwen Snell, of England.  Cherished mother of Susan Fern (Michael) and Janice Krauter (Ron).  Special Nana of Robert Peifer (Jodi), Rebecca Peifer (John), Ryan Peifer (Christine), Benjamin Fern (Lisa), Daniel Fern (Julia), and Jennifer Moorhouse (Andrew).  Great Nana of Hayley, Jeremy, Cory, Desmond, Isla, Mickey and Zachary.  Jean worked at London Life for many years, was an active member of the St. George’s Society – London and was an avid gardener.  She was loved and respected by all and was a wonderful wife, mother, Nana and Great Nana.  The family extend many thanks to all the nurses and staff at London Health Sciences Centre for making Mom’s last days as comfortable as possible.  Also a heartfelt thanks to Dr. D’Sylva for all his efforts and kindness and to everyone at Royalcliffe Retirement Home.  Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation or service.  Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Jean are asked to consider the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Lung Association.

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EDWARDS, Janet Loraine (Stacey/Saad), of Tilbury:

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EDWARDS, Janet65 years,  passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at her residence on Thursday, March 26, 2015.  Loving wife & best friend of Kenneth Jeffery Edwards.  Caring mother/mentor of Jacqueline Saad (Tom Dean), Jimmy Saad (Jenn Lajoie) and Nipper.  Special grandmother of Deven, Mitchell, Blaise, Kaylynn, & Cayden.  Predeceased by parents Morris & Ovaline (Thibert) Stacey.  Lovely daughter-in-law to Sandra & the late Dominique Bevaqua.  Dear sister of Kathleen (Jerome), Beatrice, Gary (Tammy), James (Joann), John (Darlene), George (Nancy) Taylor as well as dear sister-in-law to Kim (Noel), Brian (Kim) & Shelley.  Special sister to Michelle and Elaine.  Sincere friend to many, many fabulous people (you know who you are!).  Warm hearted aunt to several exceptional nieces/nephews.  Dedicated bus driver for Pearson Bus Lines for 37 years.  Following cremation, a memorial service will be held in the near future (time/location TBD).  In lieu of flowers memorial donations to Erie St. Clair CCAC (PCCT Team).  Special thanks to all the doctors/nurses throughout her healthcare.  Online condolences may be shared at www.reaumefh.com

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SHEPHERD: Maud a resident of Bothwell

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MAUD SHEPHERDShepherd: Maud (Forshee), a resident of Bothwell, passed away peacefully at The Village on the Ridge, Ridgetown on Friday, March 27, 2015 at the age of 84. Born in Puce, daughter of the late Fred and Florence (Bodkin) Forshee. Beloved wife of Wilfred Shepherd. Loving mother of Starlene and Rob VanMiddelkoop of Bothwell, and Stephon and Marie Shepherd of Windsor. Sadly missed by grandchildren Sheena, Travis (Leah), Natasha, and Jericka and great-grandchildren Grant and Clark. Dear sister-in-law of Lilliebelle Forshee of Brantford. Predeceased by her brother Gerald Forshee. The Shepherd family will receive friends at the Badder & Robinson Funeral Home, 211 Elm St., Bothwell on  Tuesday, March 31, 2015 from 11:00AM until the time of the funeral service at 1:00PM with Rev. Steve Filyer officiating. Interment Bothwell Cemetery. Donations by cheque to the V.O.N. or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com

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Drabick, Barbara Marion passed away peacefully at Chartwell Home, Aylmer on Friday, March 27, 2015 in her 85th year. Barb lived most of her life south of Belmont. Beloved wife of the late Stanley Drabick(2001)

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DRABICKBARB2Drabick, Barbara Marion passed away peacefully at Chartwell Home, Aylmer on Friday, March 27, 2015 in her 85th year. Barb lived most of her life south of Belmont. Beloved wife of the late Stanley Drabick(2001). Dear mother of Joanne Drabick of London, Ken Drabick and wife Sandra of R.R.#1, Belmont, Cheryl Schnekenburger and husband Joe of Blenheim, the late Lynn Irene Drabick(1988), the late Doug Drabick(2008). Loving grandmother to Vanessa, Peter, Andrew, Daryl, Holly, Heather, Veronica, April, Annette and Morrison. Dear sister of Doris Summers of St. Thomas and the late Donald Dunn(2005). Sister-in-law of John Drabick, Frances Baker and Marilyn Dunn. Also survived by a number of great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Born in Detroit Michigan on June 18, 1930, daughter of the late Ralph and Irene (Graham) Dunn. Friends may call at the H. A. Kebbel Funeral Home, Aylmer on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 11 am. Interment, Aylmer Cemetery. Donations to the Cancer Society or the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated. Share memories or condolences at kebbelfuneralhome.com

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SKIPPER: Lawrence Albert of Dutton

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At his home on Thursday March 26 2015. Lawrence Albert Skipper of Dutton in his 48th year. Survived by his wife Claudene and lovely daughters Mackenzie Ann, Madison Grace, Morgan Elizabeth all of Ingersoll. Loving son of Donald and Yvonne Skipper of Dutton. Missed by brothers Donald and Patti of Windsor, Ian and friend Andrea of Kitchener and sister Paula and friend Tom of Dutton, Also missed by his many aunts, uncles and cousins. Visitation at the Arn Funeral Home 193 Shackleton St. Dutton 519-762-2416 Monday 2-4 & 7-9. The funeral mass will be celebrated from St. Mary’s Church 132 Main St. West Lorne on Tuesday March 31 2015 at 10:30 a.m. Interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Email condolences arnfuneralhome@bellnet.ca

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SPENCE, Mary Elaine of Cobourg, Ontario

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Peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg on Friday, March 27th 2015, Mary Spence (nee Hughes) at 81 years of age. Beloved wife of the late Stanley Spence. Dear mother of Victoria Noel (the late Paul), Lynn Chaschowy (Anthony), Pam Cross (Terry), and Gail Spicer (Don Rowden). Cherished grandmother of Casey, Todd, Selina, Jason, Michael, Alex, Aaron, Ben, and great grandmother of Madalyn, Derrian, Emily, and Olivia. Sister of Douglas Hughes (Mary), Barbara Blair (Jim), the late Beryl Lohr (the late Ralph), and the late Willard Hughes (the late Adele). Cremation with visitation to be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E. in Cobourg on Tuesday, March 31st, from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A Memorial Service will be held at the funeral home in Cobourg on Wednesday, April 1st, at 11 am. Interment to be held at Lakeport Cemetery in the spring. Those wishing may make memorial donation to the Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation or to a charity of choice. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com

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McVeen Norma of Cobourg, Ontario

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McVeen NormaPassed away at Northumberland Hills Hospital on Thursday March 26, 2015 at the age of 69. Sister of Wayne McVeen (Judy) and aunt of the McVeen family, Glenn and Nathalie, Connor and Lachlann and the Mandryk family, Tricia and Phil, Harry and Parker. Arrangemants have been entrusted to MacCoubrey Funeral Home 30 King St. E., Cobourg. Cremation has taken place and a private family service will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association. A special thank you to the staff in Restorative Care and the staff in Palliative Care at NHH. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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LACKEY, Wesley Cameron of Cobourg, Ontario

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Lackey 2Wes was born in Toronto, to Gwen and Bruce Lackey. He was raised in Toronto along with his sister Jo-Anne.   His mother Gwen was proud of her cute boy – one of his first accomplishments was winning the CNE baby competition when he was a baby.  He married Helen (Sheridan) when he was just 20 years old and they remained happily married for 59 years. Wes was a father of 7, a grandfather of 18, and a great-grandfather of 4 (soon to be 5). Wes’ greatest legacy is his family. His very large family.  He was a man of many accomplishments and diverse skills. He took great pride in his career, starting from his days as a service station owner to his eventual role as Regional Sales Manager at Kodak Canada. Wes always had a project on the go. He needed to, with 7 children to raise. When he wasn’t repairing a washing machine, renovating his family room, or building a boat house at his cottage, one of his favourite pastimes was his Sunday afternoon drives with Helen.  His career with Kodak took Wes and his family across the country, from Nova Scotia to Vancouver, back to Toronto.  Wes will be sadly missed by his wife, Helen and his children Dianna, Sandra, Michelle, Elizabeth, Jennifer, Wesley and Carrie. Grandfather of Courtney, Stephen and Kyle; Perry, Dean, Garrett and Darren: Carley, Evan and Owen; Brandon; Sarah and Natalie; Austyn, Aidan, Alexa and Paige.   Special dad to Michael.   Great-Grandfather of Brett, Brody and Lila; and Kate.  Friends will be received at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E. Cobourg on Sunday March 29, 2015 from 2 to 4 pm and Monday March 30, 2015 from 7 to 9 pm.  A service in the chapel on Tuesday March 31, 2015 at 2 pm.   In lieu of flowers family requests that donations be made to either: MS Society (mssociety.ca) or Northumberland Big Brothers and Big Sisters (bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/northumberland).  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com .

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WEIR: James Henry of Barrie

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weir0006Passed away peacefully on Wednesday March 11, 2015 at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie at the age of 85. Jim of Barrie, beloved husband of Annabel. Loving father of Marjorie (Mark) Penman, Frank (Kelly) Weir, the late Terry Weir, Yvonne Brownridge and Dennis (the late Mary) Brownridge. Dear grandfather of Rebecca (Stephen Balogh), Nicole Hockley, Crystal Hockley, Darryl Brownridge, Ashley Marentette, Jason Miller, Bradley Miller, Kristy Lee Penman, Jacob Penman and seven great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home – Stayner Chapel, 7313 Highway 26, Stayner on Thursday April 2 2015 from 1o’clock for the Funeral Service in the Chapel 2 o’clock. Spring interment Stayner Union Cemetery. If desired, donations in Jim’s memory may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or a Charity of your choice. For more information and to sign the Book of Memories, log on to www.carruthersdavidson.com.

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FAULDS: Ella, of Forest, Ontario (formerly of Arkona, Ontario)

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cardpicsmallPeacefully at North Lambton Lodge, on Thursday, March 26, 2015, in her 98th year. Beloved wife of the late Ernest Faulds (1992). Loving mother to Bruce and Diana Faulds of Frankford, Marilyn Stephens of Watford and Carol Clay of Warwick Township. Predeceased by her son Ronald Faulds (2013), daughter in law Verna (Johnson)(2009), son in law Neil Clay (2007) and son in law Edwin Stephens (2010). Cherished grandmother of Allan Faulds, Scott Faulds, Michael Faulds, Rory Clay, Ryan Clay, LeeAnne Symington, Krista Ferguson (Symington) and Laura Sider (Symington.) Treasured “G.G” of 17 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Beverly (Ann) Elliott of Strathroy, and sister in law of Dorothy (Faulds) and her husband Bob Chambers.   While raising 4 children on their Warwick Township dairy farm, Ella was an active member of the Warwick United Church and UCW member for many years. She also served on the Women’s Institute and as a 4H leader. Ella was an avid gardener, seamstress, quilter, crocheter, and an exceptional cook for countless family gatherings. The visitation will be held at DENNINGS OF FOREST, 9 James Street South, Forest, on Sunday, March 29, 2015, from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, March 30, 2015 at DENNINGS OF FOREST. Luncheon to follow at the Forest United Church. Interment at Arkona Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Food Grains Bank, the North Lambton Lodge Auxiliary, or charity of choice. Online condolences may be left at www.denning.ca

 

 

 

 

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GRAY, Jean of Wyoming

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Passed away with family by her side at Trillium Villa Nursing Home, Sarnia on Thursday, March 26, 2015.  JEAN M. GRAY (nee Bell), was formerly of Wyoming, was in her 93rd year.   Jean was a loving wife to the late Goldie (1986).   Jean will be missed by her children Donna Marley (Ed), Barbara Minielly, Bob (Bernadette) Gray, Gordon (Betty) Gray, Jack (Janice) Gray, and Kathy (Ron) Foslett, and her twelve grandchildren, and twenty four great grandchildren.  Jean was predeceased by her parents George and Maggie Bell, her brother Gordon Bell and his wife Margaret, and her son-in-law Jack Marley, and daughter-in-law Dianne Gray.   Jean was well known for being the Wyoming Correspondent for the Petrolia Topic and Sarnia Observer.  She was also active in her community as a member Wyoming United Church U.C.W., Charter and life member of Royal Canadian Legion Br. 388 Ladies Auxiliary, and the Bear Creek Women’s Institute.  Visitors will be received on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Wyoming Chapel, 650 Broadway St., Wyoming.  Royal Canadian Legion Br. 388 Ladies Auxiliary will conduct a memorial service at 6:45 pm.  A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 11:00 am from the Wyoming United Church, 730 Second St., Wyoming.  Interment in Wyoming Cemetery.  As expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Heart and Stroke Foundation (www.heartandstroke.on.ca).  Memories and condolences may be shared on-line at www.needhamjay.com.

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Reeve; James Walker resting @ Fawcett FH, Flesherton

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James Reeve resting at Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherotn

James Reeve resting at Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherotn

James Walker Reeve
After a brief illness in Brampton on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 in his 39th year. Dearly loved son of Bill(Beatrice) and their children Lenny, Amelie of Berlin, Germany and Valerie(David) Van Duzen of Oakville. Loving brother of John(Lana) Reeve of Pickering and Lauren(Dave) Horwood of Brampton. He will be loved and remembered by his niece Adeline, nephew Judah, grandfather Art Proctor of Hanover, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. The family will receive friends at the Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton on Sunday, March 29 from 2-5 pm. Service will be held at Gentle Shepherd Community Church, Eugenia on Monday at 11:00 am. Cremation followed by interment Flesherton Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be gratefully appreciated

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McTAVISH: Effie of Toronto, formerly of Chesley

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EffieEffie Danelda McTavish of Toronto, formerly of Chesley, quietly passed away at Brucelea Haven on Friday, March 27, 2015 in her 97th year.

Beloved mother of Roberta Godwin of Cargill, Marabelle McTavish of Toronto and David (Dianne) McTavish of St. Jacobs. Cherished grandmother of Robert (Alison), Heather (Phil), Becky, Candice and Shane and great-grandmother of Chesley, Effie, Roslyn, Max and Emma. She will be fondly remembered by her siblings, Gordon (Anne) Bell of Abbotsford, Sheila Westlake of London, Dorothy (Harry) Always of St. Thomas, Aletta Bell of London and sister-in-law Jean Bell.

Effie was predeceased by her husband Robert McTavish, sisters Ruby Alexander and Lorelie Downey, brothers Archie and Milton Bell, and her parents, Daniel and Violet (Husk) Bell.

A funeral service celebrating Effie’s life will be held at the Chesley Baptist Church on Monday, March 30, 2015 at 11 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service. John Bell officiating. Spring interment in Chesley Cemetery. Rhody Family Funeral Home in care of arrangements.

Memorial donations to SIM Canada or Baptist Women’s Missionary Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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Fleming, Pauline Grace (nee Whiteley)

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FlemingPauline Grace Whiteley Fleming – September 25, 1924

Pauline passed away peacefully on March 1, 2015. Pauline was born in Macclesfield, England where she lived with her parents and 5 sisters, whom she adored. Pauline later enlisted in the Royal Observer Corps (ROC).  During Pauline’s time in the ROC, she met the love of her life, John Fleming. Pauline and John were married on December 8, 1945 and had two fine sons. They later settled in Innisfil. Pauline was a accomplished dancer and loved spending time at various dancing engagements with John and friends.  They were often seen taking long walks or bike riding through the community.  Pauline had a passion for exercise and fitness and enjoyed a healthy lifestyle.

Pauline was an active member of the YMCA in Barrie where she enjoyed swimming, and various exercise classes.   Pauline is survived by her sons Bryan and Clive (Mark), four grandchildren; Carrie, Monique, Megan and Kaitlyn, great- grandchild Madalyn, and her dear friend Helen Lever.  Pauline was a wonderful wife, mother grandmother and friend, her kind nature and constant smile will be greatly missed.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Lakeside retirement in Innisfil, 985 Innisfil beach rd. on Saturday March 28th at 2:30pm

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Somers, Marion

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Marion SomersMarion Somers, in her 73rd year, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on March 25, 2015 in the Palliative Care Unit of Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie.

Loving wife and best friend of the late Tony Somers. Loving mother of Laurence (Sara) Somers and Christine (John) Nancekivell.  Proud Grandma to Claire and Mitchell Somers and Cameron and Joshua Nancekivell. Sadly missed by many family and friends in Canada, England and the United States.

At Marion’s request, there will not be a formal service. The family would like to welcome you to drop in anytime between the hours of 1pm and 3pm for a Celebration of Life on Sunday March 29, 2015 at the Sheba Shrine Club, 142 John Street in Barrie. Cremation has taken place.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Royal Victoria Hospital Auxiliary www.rvh.on.ca, with whom Marion was a 12 year volunteer.

Many thanks to the wonderful nurses and doctors in the Palliative Care unit for their care and compassion during Mum’s illness.

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DIETRICH, Kevin Gerard of London, age 57

Posted by on March 27, 2015

DIETRICH:  Unexpectedly, but peacefully, at his residence in London, on Thursday, March 26, 2015, Kevin Gerard Dietrich, age 57.  Beloved Husband  of Douglas “Doug” Matthew Simpson-Dietrich.  Loved father of Jordan Simpson.  Cherished son of Harold and Doreen (Sopha) Dietrich of Exeter, formerly of Zurich.  Dear brother and brother-in-law of Randy and Marlene Dietrich RR 2, Grand Bend, Jim and Denise Dietrich of Zurich, Lorraine and Jeff  Forrester of RR 2, Zurich and Theresa and Steve Finkbeiner of RR 2, Crediton.  Remembered by Doug’s mother Vivien Cadieux of Midland, Doug’s siblings and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and their families.  A private family gathering was held at the Hoffman Funeral Home, Dashwood, on Friday afternoon. At Kevin’s request cremation will take place. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, on Wednesday, April 1, 2015, at 11 a.m.   If desired, memorial donations (payable by cheque) to All Breed Canine Rescue (http://www.helpinghomelesspets.com) or a Charity of Choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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SLEGT: Willy Gerrit (Bill) of Wasaga Beach

Posted by on March 27, 2015

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Passed away peacefully on Thursday March 26, 2015 at Campbell House Hospice, Collingwood in his 84th year.  Bill of Wasaga Beach, loving husband of Elisabeth for over 57 years.  Loving father of Dorothy (Mike Griffin), Richard and Edgar.  Dear Opa of Thorold Griffin.  Also survived by his brothers Fred and Hans (Mara) and their families in the Netherlands, relatives and in-laws throughout the Netherlands, Germany, the United States and South Africa.  Bill was a longtime member of Probus, a past executive member of the Wasaga Beach Fish Club and a long time volunteer driver for the CNIB.  He was friendly and outgoing.  He will be dearly missed.  A Private Family Cremation has occurred.  If desired, remembrances to Campbell House – Hospice Georgian Triangle would be appreciated.  The family would like to express their thanks to all the staff and volunteers of Campbell House Hospice for the exceptional care.  Arrangements under the care of the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home.  To sign the Book of Memories, log on to www.carruthersdavidson.com

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