ROSS, Mildred M. (nee Scott)

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web_ross mildred91 years, passed away on October 28, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Sol (1985). Loving mother of Bonnie Ross. Predeceased by her parents Ken & Marie Scott and her siblings Kenneth C. Scott and Patricia Gowans, all of Sarnia, ON. She will be missed by her friends and family. If you so desire, donations to the Windsor & Essex County Humane Society or the Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place. A private family service to be held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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FROST: Margaret “Marg” of London

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It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Mrs. Margaret Tucker (nee Campbell) Frost on Saturday October 25, 2014 at Victoria Hospital in London in her 72nd year.  Marg is survived by her sons, Stephen Frost (Ashley Rowe) of West Lorne and Jason Frost of Hamilton. She leaves behind her grandchildren Stephen and Colin Frost of London.  Dear sister-in-law of Harriet Campbell. Also missed by her niece and nephew Heather, Kevin and their families.  Special friend Steve Frost.  Predeceased by her brother Robert Campbell.  A Celebration of Marg’s life will be held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 from 1-4pm, at 173 Maple Street, West Lorne, Ontario, N0L 2P0. Donations to your local Heart & Stroke Foundation on Marg’s behalf would be greatly appreciated. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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LARKIN: Daniel Patrick of London

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On October 28, 2014 at University Hospital in London, Daniel Patrick Larkin in his 70th year.  Beloved husband of Ann (Smith) Larkin.  Proud father of Darren and his wife Tatiana and David and his partner Brittany.  Dear brother of Martin and his wife Theresa, Timothy and his wife Rosemary and Philip and his wife Carrie.  Dear brother-in-law of Helen and Jim Kerr.  Daniel will be missed by his many nieces, nephews and friends.  Friends will be received by the family on Saturday November 1, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London with a Funeral Service following at 1:00p.m. in the funeral home chapel.  Cremation has taken place.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the London Humane Society 624 Clarke Road, London N5V 3K5 and the Canadian Diabetes Association 442 Adelaide Street North London, ON N6B 3H8.  Online condolences, memories and photographs may be shared at www.amgfh.com

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WELLWOOD, Cheryl of Merlin

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Surrounded by her loving family, Cheryl Elizabeth Wellwood of Merlin passed away on Wednesday October 29, 2014 at the age of 71. Cheryl was one of eight children born to her late parents Stewart and Tillie (Morin) Eldridge and is survived by her twin sister Charlene (Dave) Weber of Chatham, her sister Janice Taylor (late Jim) of Chatham, by her brothers Larry & Jan Eldridge of Chatham, Glen Eldridge of Chatham, Neil & Jayne Eldridge of Merlin, Kevin & Deb Eldridge of Chatham, Charles & Kim Eldridge of Windsor, a special sister in law Kathy Eldridge of Chatham and several nieces and nephews.  One day at a High School hockey game, she caught the eye of a young man named Neil Wellwood and on February 26, 1966 they married, beginning a journey that would span over 48 years.  Cheryl and Neil were blessed with two daughters Colleen & Dennis Garlough of Merlin and Joan & Sandy Matthew of Blenheim and their blessings continued to include five grandchildren Rebekah, Joe, Meg, Grace and Cole.  Cheryl will be remembered by her brothers in law and sisters in law who she loved very much; Diane Halliday (late John) of Kingsville, Keith & Ann Wellwood of Merlin and Marlene & Brad Delyzer of Merlin.  Cheryl trained as a Registered Nurse and worked for a time at the Public General Hospital before beginning her most treasured career as a Mom and Farmer’s Wife.  She was a kind and caring soul who always put the needs of others before her own.  Family and friends are invited to the Blenheim Community Funeral Home, 60 Stanley Street in Blenheim on Friday for visitation from 2 – 4 & 7 – 10 p.m.  A Funeral Service conducted by Pastor Eric Skillings of St. Andrews Church in South Buxton will be held in the Funeral Home on Saturday November 1, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.  Interment will follow in Pardoville Union Cemetery.  Friends wishing to remember Cheryl with a memorial donation are asked to consider St. Andrews United Church or the Public General Hospital Foundation.  Online condolences for the family and memorial donations may be left at www.blenheimcommunityfuneralhome.com

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HORAK, Frank of Blenheim and Simcoe

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Frank Horak of Simcoe and Blenheim passed away peacefully in Blenheim on Wednesday October 29, 2014 at the age of 82. Frank was the proud father and father-in-law of Mary Ann Horak & Hugh Stonehouse, Carolyn & Russ Johnston, Francis Horak and Randy Dauphin.  He was predeceased by his wife Mary (O’Connor) Horak in 1998 and by his daughter Theresa Dauphin in 2013.  He is survived by his only brother John & Donna Horak of Blenheim, his grandchildren Craig & Amanda Horak, Derek Smyth, Ryan Smyth, Shawn Smyth, Cole Johnston and Kendra Johnston and his great-grandchildren Maya Smyth, Connor Horak and Casey Horak.  He will be remembered fondly by his special friend Doris O’Connor of Simcoe, by his brother-in-law Joe & Fran O’Connor of Windsor, sister-in-law Catherine Ford of Ridgetown and by many nieces and nephews.  Frank retired from International Harvester in Chatham and farmed in Blenheim.  He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 185 in Blenheim.  Family and friends are invited to visitation at the Blenheim Community Funeral Home on Sunday November 2, 2014 from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 p.m.  A Funeral Mass for Frank will be held in St. Mary’s Church on Monday November 3, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.  Interment in Evergreen Cemetery.  Friends wishing to remember Frank with a memorial donation are asked to consider the Cancer Society or the Parkinson’s Society.  Online condolences for the family and memorial donations may be left at www.blenheimcommunityfuneralhome.com

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McKELLAR: Peter M. of Woodstock

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McKELLAR – Peacefully at his home on Monday, October 27, 2014, Peter McKellar of Woodstock in his 78th year.  Loving husband of Olga McKellar (nee Kennerley).   Father of Neil McKellar (Elaine) of Texas and Shelley McKellar (John Woods) of Woodstock.  Proud grandfather of Ben McKellar (Michelle), Kate McKellar, Kennerley McKellar-Harries, Linden McKellar-Harries and Aranya McKellar-Woods.  Fondly remembered by the extended family and many friends.   Friends will be received at St. David’s United Church, 190 Springbank Avenue, Woodstock on Thursday, November 13, 2014 for a visitation from 10-11 a.m.  A complete memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. with Rev. V. Jane Van Patter officiating.   In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to St. David’s United Church would be appreciated and can be made through SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington St. North, Woodstock. (519) 537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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ZEMMICKY, Marlene (nee Marentette)

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ZEMMICKY, Marlene66 years, of Comber, passed away suddenly at Leamington District Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, October 28, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Frank Zemmicky (2000). Loving mother of Amy (John) Peralta and Amanda (Matthew) Elgie. Devoted grandmother to Brandon, Nathan, Christopher, Ethan, and Erynn. Predeceased by parents Elmer and Florence Marentette (nee Burgess). Dear sister of Patricia (late Herbie) Lajoie, Karen (Matt) Roelens, Janet (Greg) Church, Brenda (Brian) Quick, Lori (Gerald) Duquette, and Shirley (Mark) Wright. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Marlene will be especially missed by her feline companion Minnie. Visitation at Paul Reaume Funeral Home, Comber from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Thursday.  Parish Prayers Thursday at 8:00 p.m.  Visitation to continue at Visitation Parish Church, Comber from 9:00-9:45 a.m. on Friday, October 31, 2014 with Funeral Mass commencing at 10:00 a.m. Interment at Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery, Comber. Memorial donations to Visitation Parish Church Building Fund appreciated. Online condolences may be shared at www.reaumefh.com

 

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CHETTLEBURGH, Carol Ann (Stumpf)

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70 years, of Tilbury, passed away peacefully at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance after a battle with brain cancer on Tuesday, October 28, 2014. Loving mother of Paul (Julie) Chettleburgh, Lori (Jamie) McLean, and Karen Chettleburgh (Marc Menard). Dearest grandmother of Amber, Tyler, Allison, Kristina, Aiden, and Bradley. Predeceased by parents Markus and Hilda (Winkler) Stumpf. Dear sister of Sheila (John) Loucks, Debbie (Fred) Clark, and Trudy Stumpf. Visitation at Reaume Funeral Home, 6 Canal St. W., Tilbury on Sunday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service from the funeral home Monday, November 3, 2014 at 10 a.m., then to St. Francis Xavier Church, Tilbury for Mass at 10:30 a.m. Interment at Avondale Cemetery, Stratford at a later date. Memorial donations to Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada or Canadian Cancer Society appreciated.http://www.reaumefh.com

 

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BRINKLOW: Donald Robert

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Passed away peacefully at the P.R.H.C. on Tuesday October 28, 2014. Don Brinklow of Young’s Point in his 81st year. Beloved husband of 56 years to Georgina “Jean” (nee Graham). Dad will always be loved and remembered by Dale (Sandy) of Minden and Dean (Joanne) of Ottawa. Loving grandpa of Donovan (Melissa), Darren (Kayla) and great grandpa of Madelynn. Also remembered by his sister Ruth Laking (Bill), brother Al Brinklow (Marlene) and by his many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brother Jack. Relatives and friends are invited to call at THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES, LAKEFIELD CHAPEL on Sunday November 2, 2014 from 1:30 – 4:30 PM to share memories of Don. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association. Friends may send condolences to Don’s family by visiting www.hendrenfuneralhome.com or by calling 705-652-3355.

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Neufeld-Berg, Helen of Leamington, Ontario

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78 years, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Beloved wife of Cornelius Berg for 14 years. Loving step-mother of Victor Berg and wife Sherry, Ernie Berg and wife Kathy. Cherished Oma of 5 grandchildren and proud great Oma of 12 great grandchildren. Dear sister of Ernie Neufeld (Emily), the late William Neufeld (Katie), brother-in-law Peter Berg (Agnes), late sister-in-law Mary Derksen (late Walter). Helen will always be remembered by her many nieces and nephews. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) Friday from 6-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Helen’s life will be held at Leamington United Mennonite Church, 78 Oak Street East, Leamington on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 10 a.m. Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery to follow. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) or the Leamington Mennonite Home. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance or make a charitable contribution at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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Peterson, Muriel (Rose) of Leamington, Ontario

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80 years, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at her home in Ruthven. Beloved wife of the late George Peterson (2000) for 45 years. Loving sister of the late Flora Grubb (late James), the late Vera Begley (late Cecil), the late Harold Rose (Irlma), Robert (Bob) and wife Ann. Muriel was a very dear and special aunt to many nieces and nephews. For many years Muriel was a devoted member and supporter of the Olinda Ruthven United Church and assisted in many ways. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Muriel’s life will be held at Olinda Ruthven United Church, 1907 Queen Blvd, Ruthven on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 1 p.m. Rev. Olav Kitchen officiating. Interment at Graceland Cemetery to follow. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to Olinda Ruthven United Church or a charity of your choice. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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Wilkinson, Mary Kathleen “Kay” (nee Jackson) of Leamington, Ontario

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93 years, passed away peacefully at home with her loving family by her side on Saturday, October 25, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Arnold (2005). Cherished mother of Jim and wife Shirley, the late Sharleen Armstrong and husband Bob, daughter-in-law Lucy, Lynne Desaulnier and late husband Stan. Loving “Cookie Grandma” of Steven (Diane), Julia (Randy), Brenda, Dennis, David (Maureen), Nancy (David), Clayton (Susan), Russell, Justin, Graham, the late Sharlyn, Greg (Magda), Jason (Candace), Chris (Leila). Proud great grandmother of 26 great grandchildren. Predeceased by siblings George Jackson (Marion), Josie Carter (Maxwell), Hazel Dales (Willis), Jim Leatherdale (Verna). Special aunt to numerous nieces and nephews. Kay was a dedicated mother, grandmother and great grandmother who was very involved in and active with her family and church. She was a longtime farmer’s wife who thoroughly enjoyed all aspects of the rural life and the joys that it brought. Her dedication to her grandchildren was complete and her cookie baking always brought joy to both her and her family, thus the nickname “Cookie Grandma.” Her determination to see her great grandchildren grow up and prosper added purpose and happiness to her life. Both she and Arnold were the heart and soul of the entire family. She naturally kept the entire family close and together throughout all the years after Arnold had passed. She always was the glue that held all her family and friends together and will be very much missed by all her card playing partners. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) Thursday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Kay’s life will be held at the funeral home on Friday, October 31, 2014 at 11 a.m. Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery to follow. Rev. Paul Rodey officiating. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Salvation Army (Leamington) or the Downtown Mission of Windsor. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance or make a charitable contribution at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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Ludlow, Lily (nee Kingaby) of Leamington, Ontario

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A resident of Leamington, Lily Ludlow passed away peacefully at the Leamington Mennonite Home on Saturday October 25, 2014 at the age 97. Loving wife of the late Lewis Ludlow (2004). Dear mother of David and wife Tonya, Nova Scotia; Paul and wife Lynn, Calgary. Loving grandmother of Amy and Neven, Jennifer, Amanda, Heather, Jordan and great grandmother of three. Survived by her brother Don Kingaby and her sister Jean Fisher. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Leamington Mennonite Home, 35 Pickwick Drive, Leamington on Tuesday October 28, 2014 from 10 a.m. until the Funeral Service to celebrate Lily’s life at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Erie Memorial Gardens, Leamington. Memorial donations to honour Lily’s life may be made to the Leamington Mennonite Home and would be appreciated by the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519 326-2631). Online condolences may be shared at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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White, Mae of Leamington, Ontario

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76 years, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Roger White (June 22, 2014) for 57 years. Loving mother of David White, Paula Cook and husband Nathan, Karen Berger and husband Chris, Laura Hall and husband Steve. Cherished grandmother of Natalie and Phil Enns, Colin and Brandy Cook, Nicholas Berger. Proud great grandmother of Hunter Enns, Kennady Enns, and Alexander Cook. Dear sister of Diane Bruner (late Ed). Predeceased by all her other brothers and sisters. Special aunt to Debbie Rymal and husband Ron and her numerous other nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) Wednesday, October 29, 2014 from 10 a.m. until time of Memorial Service to celebrate Mae’s life at 11 a.m. Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery to follow. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to Community Living Essex County. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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Janzen, Annemarie “Mutti” of Oakville, Ontario and formerly Leamington, Ontario

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102 years, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at Post Inn Village, Oakville. Beloved wife of the late Wille Janzen (1973). Dear mother of the late Christa Janzen (1938), Rosmarie and Werner Froese, Klaus and Maily Janzen, Renate and Kenneth Dick, Wolfgang and Karen Janzen. Loving grandmother of 12 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and 1 great great granddaughter. Also survived by many nieces and nephews in Germany. Visiting at the Leamington United Mennonite Church, 78 Oak Street East on Friday, Ocober 31, 2014 from 10 a.m. until time of the Funeral Service to celebrate Mutti’s life at 11 a.m. Victor Winter officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the MCC Meat Canners. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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Gayer, Felix of Leamington, Ontario

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82 years, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at Windsor Regional Hospital, Ouellette Campus. Devoted husband of Carmencita Gayer. Beloved father of Cindy and Gerard Raes, Cathy and Jerry Petrucci, Nancy and Darryl Evans, Jenny and Darryl Heerema. Loving grandfather of Evan, Carter, Kensie, Danica and Brennan. Dear brother of John and Anneliese Gayer, and Mary and Nello Matassa. Felix will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Friday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Felix’s life at the Funeral Home on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 1 p.m. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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VIOLA, John Angelo of Brockville and formerly of Mississauga

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Entered into rest at the Brockville General Hospital Garden Street Site on Wednesday October 29th, 2014. John Viola of Brockville and formerly of Mississauga age 85 years. Beloved husband of Gisèle (Bechamp) Viola. Loving father of Robert Viola (Pat), Gary Viola (Monica), Debbie Evans (Peter) and the late Neil Viola.  Cherished pépère of Nicole (Peter), Candice (Doug), Jonathan and Lawrence; and grand pépère of Arjay, Ella, Grayson and Cade.  Dear brother of Angela, Emma, Geno and the late Roma.  Also predeceased by parents Romano and Maria (Bendo) Viola.

Family and friends may call at the Barclay Funeral Home 137 Pearl Street East, Brockville on Saturday November 1st, 2014 from 9:30 to 11:15 am. The Funeral Liturgy will be Celebrated in the Chapel on Saturday at 11:30 am.  In memory of John donations to the Brockville District Hospital Foundation Palliative Care would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Messages of condolences may be sent on line at www.barclayfuneralhome.com

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BOYD; Gerald, of Petrolia

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BoydGeraldPassed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at Woodstock General Hospital. GERALD E. BOYD was from Petrolia. Gerry will be missed by his dear friend Norma Piggott, his children Judy (Scott) Oakley of Dearborn, Michigan, Wayne (Monica) Sandiland of Albany, New York, Ann (Ed Rey) Tuplin, Lynn (Judy Powell) Piggott, and Jim (Shrie) Piggott, and his grandchildren Steven Sandiland, Michael Sandiland, Kurtis Barker (Josie Zussino), the late Jamilyn Piggott (2000), Kaitlyn Piggott, and Rae Piggott. He will be missed by his sister Rita (Bill) Newman of Livonia, Michigan. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. from the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia. Visitors will be received prior to the service from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. Interment to follow in Hillsdale Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario (www.heartandstroke.on.ca) or the Canadian Diabetes Association (www.diabetes.ca). Memories and condolences may be shared on-line at www.needhamjay.com.

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WOODFINDEN: Mrs. Dorothy May of Watford, Ontario

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Passed away at Watford Quality Care on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at the age of 94 years.  Beloved wife of the late Benny.  Dear mother of Anne Fenton (John), Marie Hudgell (David), John Woodfinden (Laurie), Alan Woodfinden (Darlene), and Andrew Woodfinden (Allison).  Dorothy will also be remembered by her 12 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great grandchildren.  Also survived by her sister Beryl Moxham.  Predeceased by her two brothers and a sister.

Grandma Woody will sadly missed by us all.

Friends may call at the WATFORD CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 232 Warwick Street, Watford, on Saturday, November 1, 2014, from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm.  A Memorial Service will follow in the chapel at 3:00 pm.  For those who wish, in memoriam donations to Camp Trillium would be appreciated by the family.   Online condolences may be left at www.denningfuneralhome.com

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SPENCE: Penny M. (Sullivan) of St. Thomas, Ont.

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Penny SpenceSPENCE- Penny Spence (nee Sullivan) passed away with her family by her side at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Sunday, October 26, 2014 at the age of 66.  She is now together with her beloved husband Bill, who passed away in 2013.  Penny is survived by her loving daughter Colleen Spence of St. Thomas; her grandchildren, who she helped raise and treated like her own children, Riley Spence and Jarod Colwell of St. Thomas; by her brother Tom (Hope) Sullivan of Komoka; brother-in-law John (Viv) Spence of Londesboro; sisters-in-law Gus (Bill) Minnice and Joan Warnica both of London; her special extended family Judy Birtch and Bernie St. Jean of St. Thomas; many nieces and nephews; her grand puppy Axel; and her nursing sisterhood.  Penny worked as an RPN in the CCU at St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital.  Visitation will be held at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 from 2:00 – 4:00 & 7:00 – 9:00 pm.  The funeral service will take place in the chapel on Thursday at 12:00 pm.  Cremation to follow.  If desired, donations to #741-Elgin Royal Canadian Air Cadets Squadron, or the Canadian Cancer Society – Colorectal or Liver Cancer Research would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com

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WILSON, Rodger Douglas of Cobourg, Ontario

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WilsonRodger Oct 28Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Tuesday October 28, 2014 at the age of 73. Beloved husband of Leone (nee Vokey). Loving father of Stephen John Wilson (Heather), Michael Edward Wilson, Gerald Todd Freymann (Leslie) and Geoffrey Wilson (Danielle). Proud grandfather of Crystal Sherwin (Trevor), Ian (Dana), Krystal Wilson, Douglas (Melanie), Robyn, Laura, Emma and Jack. Great grandfather of Mason, Daniel, Hailey, Kinsley, Aislynn, Ella and Benjamin. Missed by his sister Beverlie McCormick (the late Ron). Loving uncle to Stephen McCormick (Gloria). Remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends. Friends will be received at MacCoubrey Funeral Home 30 King St. E Cobourg on Saturday November 1, 2014 from 1 to 3 pm. Donations may be made to Ontario Lung Association or Canadian Cancer Society. The family would like to thank Home Based Transitional Care Team (Laurie & Michelle), Northumberland Hills Hospital, Community Care Access Centre (Jan Adams), VON (all Nurse visits to the home), PSW’s, Kawartha Therapy Services (Allison Landry), St. Elizabeth and Care partners and the Salvation Army. Hospital. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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DEMCHUK, Ruby Edwina of Cobourg, Ontario

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DemchukRuby2 Oct 28Passed away peacefully on Tuesday October 28, 2014 at Golden Plough Lodge at the age of 87.   Loving mother of Darlene and her husband Ron Richard. Proud grandmother of Ronald and Tammi Lyn. Great grandmother of Heather Lynn, Alyshia and Hunter. Ruby will be remembered by many other family members and friends. A Celebration Of Life will take place at MacCoubrey Funeral Home 30 King St. E. Cobourg on Thursday October 30 at 1:30 pm with visiting from 12:30 until service time. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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ESTENSEN: Josephine of Sarnia

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ESTENSEN, Josephine (nee Warnica-Cook) – Age 85 of Sarnia, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at Bluewater Health, Sarnia. Beloved wife of the late Arthur Cyril Estensen for 50 years. Loving mother of James Cantley (Gina) Smith, Elizabeth Anne (late Lawrence) Gordon, Ray Gordon (Gloria) Smith, Robert Arthur (Annette) Estensen, Albert Ernest (Andrea) Estensen, Sigfred David (Dawn) Estensen. Cherished by 16 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-granchildren. Survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by her parents, 6 brothers and 2 sisters. Following Josephine’s wishes there will be no public visitation or funeral service. A private family service has taken place to celebrate her life. Josephine’s ashes will be placed with her husband Arthur in the Beachwood Military Cemetery, Ottawa at a later date. Josephine was a long time member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 62 Ladies Auxiliary, Sarnia. A special thank you to the nurses and staff of the Acute Stroke Unit 4th floor Bluewater Health, Sarnia from the Estensen and Smith families. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Canadian Cancer Society, Alzheimer Society or the Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Fund. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Arrangements entrusted to STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden 519-864-1193.

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HEFFERNAN, Joseph Carl of Norwood at the age of 73

Posted by on October 28, 2014

newspaperHEFFERNAN: Joseph Carl

Passed away suddenly at the Toronto General Hospital on Friday October 24, 2014. Carl Heffernan of Norwood in his 74th year. Carl was proud to have lived on the family farm in Norwood for his entire life and enjoyed working the farm for many years. Loved and missed by his wife Linda. Dad is lovingly remembered by Caroline Heffernan (George Shelswell) of Calgary, Susan Heffernan Noiles (Eric) of Ottawa, Shawn Heffernan (Laura) of St. Helena, California and Craig Heffernan (Carole) of Alliston. Also lovingly remembered by Jason Hoar (Laura) of Bowmanville and Lori Lostracco (Jason) of Grimsby. Dear Grandpa of Connor, Keely, Cole, Katie, Lila, Lainey, Emily, Nicholas, Michael, Andrew, Oliver and Zack. Sadly missed by his sister Maureen Haryett (Doug MacConnell) of Peterborough and brothers Leon Heffernan (Sharon) of View Lake and Gary Heffernan of Peterborough. Survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Anne & Richard and his brother Paul. Friends and relatives may call at THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES, NORWOOD CHAPEL on Thursday October 30, 2014 from 1-4 & 7-9 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Paul’s R.C. Church, Norwood on Friday October 31, 2014 at 11:00 AM. Interment St. Paul’s R.C. Cemetery, Norwood. A reception will follow at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 300, Norwood. Memorial donations may be made to St. Paul’s R.C. Church, Norwood or the Canadian Cancer Society as expressions of sympathy. Friends may send condolences or arrange flowers by contacting the funeral home at www.hendrenfuneralhome.com or by calling 705-639-5322.

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BROTHERTON: R. Bruce

Posted by on October 28, 2014

Brotherton_BruceBROTHERTON: R. Bruce

Passed away peacefully at the P.R.H.C. with family by his side on Monday October 27, 2014.  Bruce Brotherton of Peterborough, formerly of Stoney Lake in his 71st year.  His memory will always find a home in the hearts of his extended family. Daughter Jodie Mulder (Jim) of Lakefield.  Grandpa Bruce is remembered by Lauren, Katie, Charlie, Ruby, Jamie, Sam & Ben. Also remembered by his former spouse Beverley Rome and step-sons Brian Bolton (Tina) and Dean Bolton (Serena), all of Peterborough.  Survived by his mother Rita Brotherton and sister Bernice Moir (Jim), both of Calgary and nieces Karin and Stacey Moir.  Cremation has taken place.  A private family service will be held at a later date.  As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Brock Mission, Peterborough.  Friends may send condolences or arrange donations by contacting THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES, LAKEFIELD CHAPEL at www.hendrenfuneralhome.com or by calling 705-652-3355.

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