SMYTH: Vincent

Posted by on January 25, 2015

It is with deeply saddened hearts, that the family of Vincent Smyth announces his passing at St. Joseph’s Hospice, on Sunday, January 25, 2015 at the age of 84. Beloved husband of Maria of 55 years. Loving father of Mary (Ron) Benn, Brendan (Caroline) and Vincent Jr. (Tracy); and father-in-law of Ronda and Beverly. Cherished grandfather of 11 grandchildren and 1great granddaughter.  Predeceased by his sons Michael, James and Vincent Andrew. Survived by 2 brothers and many nieces and nephews.  Vincent was originally from Co. Monaghan, Ireland and immigrated to Canada in 1957. He loved spending time with his family, and was a wonderful husband and father and we will miss him dearly. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Church, 1465 Lecaron, Sarnia, on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Entombment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery.   Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice (cheques only at the funeral home please).   Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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BOYER, Margaret (Ellie)

Posted by on January 25, 2015

BBoyer, Margaret weboyer Margaret (Ellie) – Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday January 24, 2015 at the age of 78. Predeceased by loving husband Thomas Boyer. Will be greatly missed by her family Cindy Stavrou, Joanne (Nick) Hollender, step family, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Survived by sister Rose (Clark) Rafuse of Nova Scotia. Ellie was a past member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 479 and was active in cribbage and pool leagues. Family will receive friends on Saturday January 31, 2015 MORSE & SON FUNERAL HOME, 5917 Main St., Niagara Falls at 1:00pm with a service to follow in the chapel at 2:00pm. Photos, memories and condolences may be shared online at www.morseandson.com

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QUINN, Douglas

Posted by on January 25, 2015

Passed Jan 24, 2015.
It is with heavy hearts Dannette, Justin, Brenden and Naomi have parted with their husband, dad and father-in-law to be. A special mention to his “brother” Tim Quinn & family. He will also be missed dearly by Carson, Sadie and Grumpa’s Odie. Doug worked for Hotel-Dieu Grace Hospital for 28 years. Visitation Tuesday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service Wednesday 10 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make donations at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Wilson, Bernadette (nee Byrne)

Posted by on January 25, 2015

While in the care of her loving family on January 25, 2015 at 98 years of age. Beloved wife of the late Harold (1985). Cherished mother of Marilyn wife of the late Mike Lozinski (1993), Carl and wife Nancy Wilson, Susan and husband Dan Byrne, Carey and wife Debbie Wilson. Loving mémé of Chris, Lisa, Deanna, Trisha, Keri-Lynn, Kurtis, Mandy and 12 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of the late Carl, Florence, Irene, Mabel and Roy. Bernadette retired from Canteen of Canada in 1981. If you so desire, donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Society would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Tuesday 7-9 p.m., Parish prayers Tuesday 8:00 p.m. at Families First 2130 Front Rd LaSalle. On Wednesday, family and friends are invited to meet at Sacred Heart Church LaSalle after 11 :00 a.m. followed by Mass of Resurrection at 12:00 noon. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make donations at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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CANNON: Andrew Thomas

Posted by on January 25, 2015

Peacefully with his family by his side at Vision Nursing Home on Friday, January 23, 2015 Andrew Thomas Cannon passed away at the age of 95.  Beloved husband of the late Mary Rita (MacNabb) Cannon (1997).  Loving father of Andrea (Jack) VanRooyen, Garry (the late Judy 2012) Cannon, the late Glenda (2003) (the late Ben 1998) Huggett, the late Bill (1997) (Darlene) Cannon, Mike (Cheryl) Cannon, Jeanette (Dave) Carrothers.  Cherished grandfather of 19 and great-grandfather of 18.  Dear brother of Gertrude Watson and Joseph (Charlotte) Cannon, and brother-in-law of Agnes Cannon and James MacNabb.  Predeceased by infant daughter Mary Margaret, infant son Andrew Thomas, grandsons Benjamin Todd Huggett, Garry Steven Huggett, brothers; Louis, James, Stratton, and John, sister; Rita MacDonald, sisters-in-law; Jennie Cannon, Kay Cannon, Phyllis Cannon and Marion Hazelwood and brothers-in-law; John Watson and Frank MacNabb.  Andrew served with the North Nova Scotia Highlanders from 1939-1945, he lead one of the first troops to the shores of Juno beach on D-Day during the Normandy invasion.  During his tour of duty he was sent over-seas to England, Belgium, Holland, Germany and France.  Along with his 3 sons and his son-in-law he returned to the beaches of Normandy for the 50th anniversary on D-Day where he was decorated by the mayor of Caen.  Andrew returned home to PEI and moved to Sarnia in 1950 where he worked as a carpenter with Local 1256 since 1953.  Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, 1011 Oak Ave. Sarnia.  Cremation will follow.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice.  Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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FIRMAN: Gail Sue of Forest, Ontario

Posted by on January 25, 2015

parkPassed away at her residence on Saturday, January 24, 2015, at the age of 59 years.  Beloved wife of Donald.  Dear mother of Matthew (Jessica), Joshua (Kathy), and Jeremy (Laurie).  Grandmother of Bennett, Wyatt, Sawyer.  Daughter of the late Robert  Behnke.  Survived by her mother Clarabelle Behnke.  Daughter in law of Verna Firman.  Sister of Raymond, Dale, and Pat.  Sister in law of Dianne and Wayne.  At Gail’s request, there will be no Funeral Service.  In lieu of flowers, in memoriam donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.  Online condolences may be left at www.denning.ca Funeral arrangements entrusted to the FOREST CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS

 

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ETHIER: David Joseph

Posted by on January 25, 2015

It is with deeply saddened hearts, that the family of David Joseph Ethier announces his passing at Bluewater Health on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at the age of 43. Beloved son of Diane and the late Joseph Ethier (2008).  Loving brother of Becky (Jeff) Carey of Strathroy and Deb Hamilton (Ray) of Sarnia. Treasured uncle of Melissa, Brooklynn, Kyra, Montanna, Jaiden and Nash.  David joined the Local Union 793 of Sarnia, in 2001 as an operating engineer. He was known as a hard worker and outdoorsman. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 1:00 p.m., with visitation one hour prior to service. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Diabetes Association, the Kidney Foundation, or the charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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SULLIVAN: Joan Luella (nee McLaughlin) of Burlington

Posted by on January 25, 2015

Sullivan: Joan Luella (nee McLaughlin)
Joan passed away on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Carpenter Hospice, Burlington in her 81st year. Reunited with her beloved husband Peter Gregory Sullivan (2006). Loved mother of Mary, Maureen (John), Michael (Gina), Patrick (Kathy), Stephen (Tracy) and Daniel (Rachel). Cherished grandmother of Brian, James, Gregory, Joseph, Marcus, Peter, Ben and Lily. Great-grandmother of Aries and Liam. Joan is survived by her sisters Gladys and Eleanor. Visitation will be held at ST. THOMAS THE APOSTLE CATHOLIC CHURCH, 715 Centre Rd., Waterdown on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 from 12:30 – 1:30 pm where a Funeral Mass will begin at 1:30 pm. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Burlington. Memorial donations to the Carpenter Hospice, 2250 Parkway Dr, Burlington, ON L7P 1T1 (905-631-9994), would be appreciated by the family. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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BARTON, Jessie Marion

Posted by on January 24, 2015

web_barton_jessiePassed on near the end of her 87th year. Loving wife of the late William Barton (2013) for over 65 years. Beloved mother of William (Fannea) Barton. Dear grandmother of Kris (Lynn) Barton. Marion was a family oriented woman who gave love, support and joyful friendship to all. She was a long time member of Emmanuel United Church on Lincoln Road. Marion was born in Detroit, Michigan and, after her marriage, lived happily in Windsor. Visitation Tuesday 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm and 6 pm to 8 pm. Funeral Service Wednesday 11:30 am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. A private interment to take place at a later time. Share memories and photos at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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PARR: Mikail Dylan of Exeter

Posted by on January 24, 2015

PARR, Mikail Dylan – Age 4 ½ of Exeter, ON, previously of Grande Prairie, AB, passed away suddenly on Friday, January 23, 2015. Beloved son of Jason and Iris (Hiebert) Parr. Loving brother to Olivia. Cherished grandson of Sherman and Carolyn Parr, Isbrand and Martha Hiebert and chosen grandson of Leendert and Jeanne Vanderkaa. Survived by his Uncle Brent, Aunt Angela Parr and their family, Uncle Ken, Aunt Ren VanEwyk and their family, Tio Detlef, Tia Eli Hiebert and their family, Uncle Vince, Auntie Kendra Hiebert and their family, Aunt Violette Hiebert-Kelly.
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Monday, January 26, 2015 from 4:00 to 7:00pm.
Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 11:00am from the funeral home.
In the spirit of Mikail’s compassion for and love of helping others, sympathy may be expressed through donations to your favourite organization or charity that supports children. The Parr family is connected to Mennonite Central Committee and Samaritan’s Purse.
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.

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RINGEL: Mary Jane of Kitchener (Formerly of the Chesley area)

Posted by on January 24, 2015

Mary Jane Ringel of Kitchener, formerly of the Chesley area, passed away suddenly at St. Mary’s General Hospital, Kitchener on Friday, January 16, 2015 in her 52nd year.

Mother of Shannelle Ringel (Mike Vickers), Kaitie Pickersgill Ringel, all of Kitchener, and companion of Peter Morrison. Mary will be sadly missed by her siblings, Michael Ringel of Edmonton, AB, Donna (Mike) Koch of Hanover, Anthony Ringel of Chesley and Sharon Ringel of Nanaimo, BC. She will be fondly remembered by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Mary Jane was predeceased by her brother Francis Ringel and her parents, Edward and Loretta (Caskenette) Ringel.

Cremation has taken place and a graveside service celebrating Mary’s life will be held at Mary Immaculate Catholic Cemetery, Chepstow on Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 11 a.m.

Memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Arrangements entrusted to Rhody Family Funeral Home.

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ELLENS: Hillie (DeVries)

Posted by on January 24, 2015

Hillie Ellens (nee DeVries) was called to her eternal home where she was welcomed by her Lord and Saviour on January 24, 2015, in her 84th year at St. Joseph’s Hospice after a lengthy battle with cancer. Born October 5, 1931 in Oldekerk, Groningen, The Netherlands. Beloved wife of Gordon Ellens for 50 years. Predeceased by her first husband Tjibbe Deelstra in 1962. Loving mother of Anne Deelstra and Derrick McNamara, Audrey and Joe Ysebaert, Jean Deelstra and Harinderpal Nijhar, Ted and Gigi Deelstra, Jim and Tina Deelstra. Loving grandmother to 19 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Loved by the Deelstra family: Herb and Riek, Ralph and Alice, Pauline, Frances Dykema, Henry and Maureen, Arnold and Anne, Alie and Harry Giethoorn, Jane and Gary Kroesbergen, Bonnie and John VanKesteren, and Margaret and John Hopman. Predeceased by John Deelstra and Hank Dykema. Loving sister of Jan and Stien DeVries, Jantje Van Niejenhuis, Lena DeVries, Feitze van Zwol, and Wieny DeVries all of The Netherlands, Frances DeBoer and Geziena Voogd. Predeceased by Dienko van Niejenhuis, Gerrit DeVries, Hendrika van Zwol, Dirk DeBoer, Jack Voogd, and Alie DeVries.  Loving sister-in-law of Lora Ellens, Auke and Addy, Trudy and John Brouwer, Frances and Gerald Rhebergen, Joan and Peter Kapteyn, Teresa Beute, Agnes and Cor Kamerman. Predeceased by Pieter, Eke and Kees Vanderkreeke, Alice and Anthony VanDyke, Mark Moesker and Jake Beute.  Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews.  Hillie touched the lives of many who were blessed by her joyful spirit and strength of character. She was a faithful member of First CRC, and focused her volunteering doing Meals on Wheels with the Red Cross for 45 years.  A special thank you to Dr. Maddison, Dr. Crombeen, and the caring staff and volunteers at St. Joseph’s Hospice. Family and friends will be received at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Interment for family and friends will take place on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. at the Wyoming Cemetery with Pastor Poelman officiating. A celebration of Hillie’s life will follow at 11:00 a.m. at First CRC, 1105 Exmouth Street, Sarnia.   In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to Sarnia St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia Christian School, or the Canadian Cancer Society. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca.

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DOROTHY: NEAL OF SARNIA

Posted by on January 24, 2015

Passed away peacefully at Bluewater Health on Friday, January 23, 2015, DOROTHY ELIZA NEAL (nee Taylor). of Sarnia. Predeceased by her loving husband Allan Neal (1994). Cherished mother of Bonnie Arbour (Don), Dr. William Neal of Los Angeles (Michele), Janet Stewart (John), and Laurie Simpson, all of Sarnia. Will be dearly missed by her nine grandchildren – Paula (Steve), Michelle (Trevor), Heather (Zvonimir), Scott, Jason (Ubay), Allasan (Mike), Alaina (Johan), Christopher, Alysia (Matt); and five great grandchildren + one more on the way. Dorothy was an Elder at Laurel – Lea St. Mathews Presbyterian Church, Past Provincial Board Director of the Women’s Institute, Past President of Hamilton and London Synodical W.M.S. of Presbyterian Church and was very active in the Sarnia Presbyterial. Dorothy was also a member of Sarnia Chapter # 6 O.E.S., a member of the Sarnia Humane Society and the Sarnia Horticultural Society. Dorothy was a committed volunteer at Inn of the Good Shepard. She was honored by the Sertoma Club of Sarnia as Woman of the Year in 1972 and later named to Mayor Mike Bradley’s honor list. Resting at the D. J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION CENTRE where friends may visit with the family on Sunday afternoon and evening from the hours of 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will held on Tuesday January 27th at 1:00 p.m. at Laurel – Lea St. Mathews Presbyterian Church. Interment at Bear Creek Cemetery in Brigden. The family would appreciate Memorial gifts in memory of Dorothy be made to Laurel – Lea St. Mathew’s Presbyterian Church, Sarnia Humane Society

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Kornaker, Elizabeth Georgina of Dutton

Posted by on January 24, 2015

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At her residence on Thursday January 22, 2015. Elizabeth Georgina Kornaker of Dutton in her 80th year. Wife of the late Joseph Kornaker [1976]. Daughter of the late John and Elizabeth Becker. Sister of the late Johnny Becker. Beloved mother of Helen [Don] Campbell, Mark, Joe, Lawrence [Lori] Kornaker. Loved grandmother of Angela, Michelle, April, Allison, Janelle, Great grandmother of Raina, Sebastian and Seth. Sister-in-Law of Rosina Becker and Ed Gyurki. Visitation and Celebration of Life service will be held on Sunday January 25, 2015 in the common room of Caledonia Gardens Two 29475 Pioneer Line, Dutton from 2-4 p.m. Service at 3 p.m. Arn Funeral Home Dutton 519-762-2416 entrusted with arrangements. Email condolences arnfuneralhome@bellnet.ca

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DOWNING, Susan of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on January 23, 2015

Peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital on January 21, 2015. Loving daughter of Phyllis and the late Frank McBride. Predeceased by her husband William Johnsen. Proud mother of Jason Downing. Dear sister of the late David McBride. Much loved aunt of Andrew and Sean McBride. A Celebration of Life will be held at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E., Cobourg on Wednesday, January 28th at 1pm. In memory of Susan donations may be made to the Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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TOWNSEND, Mildred Henrietta of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on January 23, 2015

Peacefully at Streamway Villa in Cobourg on Friday, January 23, 2015, Mildred Townsend (nee Beatty) at 98 years of age. Beloved wife of the late Bill Townsend. Dear mother of Gordon (Glenda) and Joseph. Will be missed by her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Predeceased by her siblings. Survived by her sister-in-law Keitha Beatty. Cremation with a private family graveside service at Cobourg Union Cemetery in the spring. Those wishing may make a memorial donation to Streamway Villa or a charity of choice. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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McNAUGHT: Frederick “Fred” Andrew of London

Posted by on January 23, 2015

McNaught (edited) – Peacefully, with his family by his side at Victoria Hospital, on Thursday, January 22, 2015. Beloved husband of Elaine. Loving father of Debra (Patrick) Walko, Susan (John) Sands, and Fraser (Lidia) McNaught, and step-father of Karen (Sandy) Harrington and Derek (Wendy) Henderson. Proud Papa of Leah, Eryn, Logan, Emily, Maeve, Liv, Angus, Lucy and Emma. Dear brother of Ebeth Graham; brother-in-law of: Gwen MacNaught, Bernard McMullen, Larry Wilson and Dwight (Gayle) Esler. Also missed by many loving nieces, nephews and dear friends. Predeceased by his first wife, Molly; brother, John MacNaught; sister, Moyra McMullen; brother-in-law, Mac Graham, and sister-in-law, Marg Wilson. In addition to his family life, Fred was an educator and a business executive, who valued people. He had a keen interest in politics, sports, coaching and charitable work. Fred inspired many, through his charisma, passion and sense of humour. As he told his grandchildren: “when you wake up each morning, make a commitment to do something kind for someone every day.” At Fred’s request, there will be no visitation or service. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Fred are asked to consider Canadian Tire Jumpstart or LOFT Community Services. For information and online condolences, please visit www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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CUMMINGS, Isabel E. (nee Lean/Packer) of Peterborough, formerly of Burleigh Township in her 93rd year

Posted by on January 23, 2015

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Passed away peacefully at Extendicare, Lakefield on Thursday January 22, 2015. Isabel Cummings of Peterborough and formerly of Burleigh Township in her 93rd year. Wife of the late Elmer S. Cummings. Loving mother of Brian Packer (Janet) of Peterborough and Ted Packer (Frances Adams) of Lakefield. Survived by her grandchildren Jamie Lee Packer, Jeff Packer (Jen O’Sullivan) and Brittany Packer and great grandchildren Shaina O’Sullivan and Ivy and Violet Packer. Predeceased by her siblings Wilbert, Pearl, Earnest, Herbert, Walter and Raymond. A funeral service will be held at THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES, LAKEFIELD CHAPEL on Monday January 26, 2015 at 2:00 PM with visitation from 12:00 to 2:00 PM. A reception will follow in the Heritage Room of the Funeral Home. Interment Lakefield Cemetery. Reverend Warren Vollmer officiating. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to a charity most meaningful to the donor. Friends may send condolences to Isabel’s family by visiting www.hendrenfuneralhome.com.

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ROUW: Elaine of Hanover

Posted by on January 23, 2015

rouw-webElaine Shirley Rouw, of Hanover, passed away at The Village Senior’s Community, Hanover on Friday morning, January 23, 2015.  She was 72.

Elaine was born in Conestoga Ontario.  She worked as a Seamstress for Buckeye Peerless until retiring and was a member of the Lutheran Women of First St. Matthew’s Church. Elaine was often seen around the Hanover and District Hospital with the Day Away Program and involved with the local chapter for the MS Society, taking on charity and fundraising activites.

Survived by son Gary Rouw and his wife Angela of Ayton and daughter Wendy Elliott and fiance Shannon Bowe of Hanover.  Also missed by grandchildren Joshua and Madison Elliott and Alaina and Michayla Rouw.  Loved brother John (Rosanne) Jonas of Kitchener and sister of Beverly (Wayne) Neeb of Conestoga. Predeceased by her husband Cor Rouw, adoptive parents Fred and Florence (Dietz) Bode,  brother Donald Bode and maternal mother Martha and her step father Charles.

Visitation will be held at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Sunday from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. A Funeral Service will be held on  Monday, January 26, 2015 at 11:00 am at First St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Hanover.  Rev. Robert Clifford officiating. Interment in Hanover Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Society or First St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.  Register book available at www.mightonfuneralhome.ca

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BOURQUE: Emery Alfred

Posted by on January 23, 2015

Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family at St. Joseph’s Hospice on Thursday, January 22, 2015, Emery Alfred Bourque passed away at the age of 71. Beloved husband of Armanda. Loving father of Sheila (Kevin). Cherished grandfather of Celestina, Devon, and Deacon. Dear brother of Laurie Bourque, Irene Leblanc and Florence Leblanc. Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Arthur and Laura Bourque, and by his sisters Anita and Cecile. Emery worked at Krug Furniture for 43 years and was a volunteer with Bibles For Missions. A special thank you to Dr. Yoshida, Dr. Maddison, Dr. Crombeen, and the nursing staff and volunteers at St. Joseph’s Hospice. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 31, 2015, at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice or VON (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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Attlewhyte, Elizabeth (Betty) Jean (nee Robb) of Petrolia

Posted by on January 23, 2015

 

ATTLEWHYTE, ELIZABETH (BETTY) JEAN (nee ROBB) passed away on Thursday January 22, 2015 at Fiddick’s Nursing Home, Petrolia in her 96th year. She is survived by her daughter Dyanne of Petrolia, and nephews and nieces in Australia and Canada. Predeceased by her husband Robert Ian Attlewhyte (1970), parents Dyzart and Anne Robb, and her siblings Jack and Bob Robb and Fran Bolinsky. At Betty’s request there will be no visitation or service. Interment at Lakeview Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the D. J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION CENTRE.

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DAVEY, Audrey Helena of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on January 23, 2015

Davey AudreypaperwebPeacefully at Kingston General Hospital on Tuesday January 20th 2015 in her 63rd year. Beloved wife of Robert Davey. Loving mother of Mark Davey (Sue), Laurie Gourd (Allan), Elisabeth Davey (Brian) and Michael Davey. Dear grandmother of Breanna, Laiken, Jordan, Logan, Amber, Drew and Camryn. Audrey is lovingly remembered by her brothers and sisters Brent, Lois, Bonnie, Kent, Kevin, Brian and Nancy and many nieces and nephews. Audrey will be missed by her best friend Sadie. Friends are invited to attend a celebration of life for Audrey on Wednesday January 28th from 6-9 pm. at the Columbus Community Centre, Cobourg. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Kingston General Hospital Ladies Auxiliary (Cheques Only Please). Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com

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OLLIVIER, Bob of London

Posted by on January 23, 2015

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Peacefully at Extendicare London, on Tuesday, January 20, 2015, Robert “Bob” Ollivier in his 81st year. Beloved husband of the late Mabel (Hall) Ollivier (2013).  Proud father of Denise Monteith (Mark), Kelly Ollivier (Ted Demmerling) and Dan Ollivier (Liz). Cherished Poppa of Wesley, Hannah and Jesse. Dearly missed by his nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank the 3rd floor staff at Extendicare for their care and compassion.  A memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, January 24, 2015 from 3:30 – 5:30 pm at the A. Millard George Funeral Home – Reception Centre, 60 Ridout Street South, London (located on the south east corner of parking lot).  A private interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Missions Services of London, 415 Hamilton Road, London ON N5Z 1S1 or the Canadian Mental Health Association, 648 Huron Street, London ON N5Y 4J8. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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FOUBISTER: Richard “Dick”

Posted by on January 23, 2015

Peacefully surrounded by his family at Bluewater Health on Thursday, January 22, 2015. Richard “Dick” Russell Foubister of Sarnia in his 81st year.  Beloved husband and best friend of Gloria “Midge” Foubister, nee Barnard. Loving father of Candy Churly (Bob), Dave (Wendy Warner), Rich (Cindy), and Doug (Bev) all of Sarnia.  Dear Papa of Amber (Mike), Dustin, Brad, Derek, Carlie, Darren and Rebecca.  Great Papa of Vanessa, Brody and Audrey.  Predeceased by brother and sisters Dave (1994), Bill (2001) and Meredith (2006).  Loving brother of Jim Sr., Mary Forbes and Nancy Cooper.  Lovingly remembered by Brenda Foubister. Predeceased by parents Florence and Edward Foubister.  Special friend of Kit Hillis and family of Dublin, Georgia.  Dick was an employee of the CNR for 7 years and retired from Ethyl Corporation after 38 years.  Avid camper of Harbourside Trailer Park in Port Franks for 20 years.  Special Sunshine Foundation volunteer for the Sarnia Chapter, avid golfer, hunter and bass player for “The Accidentals”.  Sarnia Sting supporter for 20 years with son Dave.  A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, January 26, 2015, at Central United Church, 220 George St., Sarnia, at 11:00 a.m., with family and friends being received one hour prior to the service.  Donations may be made to The Sunshine Foundation of Canada (300 Wellington St., Suite 100, London, ON  N6B 2L5, http://www.sunshine.ca/ ), or to the charity of your choice online or by cheque at the funeral home.  Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.

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MATHERS: Betty Ann

Posted by on January 23, 2015

With her friends at St. Joseph’s Hospice on Tuesday, January 20, 2015, Betty Ann Mathers passed away at the age of 66. Betty Ann is survived by her loving Coco and fondly remembered by her friends Linda Kennedy, Dave, Marni, Peter, Mian, Ralph, Sheila, Rudy, Doug, Detra, Dave, Leslie, Rita, Norm, Shelley and Leslie.  Betty Ann is predeceased by Ginger and her parents Mary and Robert Mathers. She is survived by Carol, Brenda and Mary Jane. Betty was a dedicated member of Sarnia Handicapped Aiming for Rehabilitation and Equality Inc. (S.H.A.R.E) and Bluewater Baptist Church. She was a longtime member of the Moose Lodge, 403 Wing, the Navy Club and the Legion. Betty and her parents were founders of the ongoing Sarnia Seniors Cruise (with Peter Henderson and the Duc D’Orleans). Betty was recently recognized by Mayor Mike Bradley for her long standing service in the community with the Seniors Cruise. She will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved her, especially local Bingo players and cab drivers. Betty would like to thank the many Bluewater Baptist Church members and friends who helped her (and Coco) at home, Bluewater Health Palliative Care staff, Dr. Crombeen, and the St. Joseph’s Hospice volunteers and staff. Family and friends will be received on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, from 7:00 until 9:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Sunday, January 25, 2015 at Smith Funeral Home, at 3:00 p.m. with family and friends being received one hour prior to service. Interment will be held at Resurrection Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Sarnia Handicapped Aiming for Rehabilitation and Equality Inc. (S.H.A.R.E.), (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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