MacDONALD, Shirley Helen of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on December 17, 2013

MacDonaldShirley2Peacefully, in the evening of December 12, 2013, surrounded by her family, in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late John James Robertson “Jack” MacDonald. Lovingly remembered by her children Bill (Faye), Florence (Wayne), John (Sandi), Tom, and her grandchildren James, Susan, Matthew, Annie, Emily, Valerie and Peter. Shirley is predeceased by her brother Warren (Betty), and her sisters Aldora (Bob), Betty (Cy) and Wilma (Bill). She will be dearly missed by many nieces, nephews and friends. The family would like to thank Dr. Michael Bayer, the many staff at Northumberland Hills Hospital and Lakeridge Health for their excellent care. A special thanks to Legion Village. A memorial service will be held in the MacCoubrey Funeral Home Reception Centre (30 King Street – enter at East doors) on Saturday December 28, 2013, at 2pm, with visitation taking place one hour prior to service time. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Princess Margaret Hospital or the Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation. Condolences to the family are welcomed at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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GRUNDY, Bryon Anthony of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on December 17, 2013

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Peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital, with family by his side on Monday December 16th, 2013 in his 73rd year.  Beloved husband for 47 years of Margaret Grundy (nee Thomas).   Cherished father of Stephen, Scott (Rhonda) and the late Shannon.  Grampa of Samantha and Carter.  Bryon will be missed by sister-in-law Kelly Krakenberg (Kirk), nieces and nephews Kendra, Karsen and Karina and his cousin Craig Grundy.  Bryon is pre-deceased by his parents William and May Grundy.  A celebration of Bryon’s life will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Cobourg on Sunday December 22nd, 2013 from 2-4 pm.  If desired donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society or Northumberland Hills Hospital Palliative Care Unit.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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AIME; Albert, of Hanover

Posted by on December 17, 2013

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September 26, 1956 – December 17, 2013

Peacefully with his two brothers by his side, Albert passed away at Hanover and District Hospital, on Tuesday, December 17, 2013.

He was 57.

Albert was predeceased by his parents Maurice Aime and Edith (Clouston) Aime.

Survived by brothers Kenneth (Betty Fay) Aime and Douglas (Alice) Aime both of Manitoba.

Albert was born on September 26, 1956 in Selkirk, Manitoba. Following his Grade 12 graduation in Winnipeg, he worked several years in construction also as a salesman, then in the early 90′s Albert moved to Hanover. Albert was interested in organic gardening and research. In his leisure time he enjoyed watching hockey and football.

Visitation will be  held at Holy Family Church, Hanover on Thursday, December 19, 2013 from 9:00 am until time of a Funeral Mass at 10:00 am. Father Gary Schlack officiating.

Interment in Holy Family Cemetery, Hanover, Ontario

Memorial donations to the charity or your choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Register book available at http://www.mightonfuneral@wightman.ca

The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to the caring staff at the Hanover & District Hospital. Special thanks to Cheryl, Father Gary, friends, members of the Catholic Church and to all those who visited Albert in during his stay in the Hospital.

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Rankin, Donald

Posted by on December 17, 2013

RANKIN, Donald Kenneth – age 86, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Monday December 16, 2013 at Bluewater Health, Sarnia. Born March 13, 1927 to Kenneth and Stella (Chrysler) Rankin in Sombra Township. Beloved husband of June (Fournie) for over 61 years. Loving father to Wayne (Bev) Rankin, Jerry (Denise) Rankin, Robert Rankin, Linda (Charlie) Henry. Dear grandpa to Jeff (Carrie) Rankin, Stephanie (Scott) Sawinksi, Amanda Rankin (Zack), Kyle Rankin (Cassie), Greg Henry and Mike Henry. Great-grandpa of Sabrina, Hannah, Maddison, Chloe and Cooper Rankin. Dear brother/brother-in-law to Hazel (late Lloyd) Clysdale, Maurice (Ruby), Ray (Helen), Archie (Dora), Ernie (Carol), Bob (Marie) Rankin, Betty (Harvey) Bell, Joyce (late Ralph) Harrett, Marge (late Jack) McLaughlin, Muriel (Bill) Whale, Doreen (late Bill) McKeegan, Sharon (Alf) Branton, Lois (Delbert) Lorenz. Don leaves behind many nieces and nephews. Don was a faithful man who loved his family, farming and old time fiddle music. He enjoyed watching his kids and grandkids play their sports and listen to them play their music. He listened to his fiddle tunes to the very end.
Family and friends will be received on Thursday December 19, 2013 2 to 4 and 7-9 pm at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, BRIGDEN. Funeral service will be held on Friday, December 20, 2013 at 11:00am from the funeral home with Rev. George Bell officiating. Interment Mooretown Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to charities of choice. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.

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ZAKOOR, Eileen (nee McGraw)

Posted by on December 17, 2013

WEB_Zakoor_TheresaPeacefully at home on December 11, 2013 with her loving family by her side.  Beloved wife and best friend of Bud for 64 wonderful years.  Cherished mother of Greg, Jeff and wife Linda (nee Nairn), Jo-Ellen and husband Brian Ellis.  Adored grandma of Lauren (Scott Sprung), Jennifer (Chris Petit), Lesley-Ann, Greg, Alli, Matthew, Sarah and Christopher.  Survived by her sister Margaret Giles.  Dear sister-in-law of Philip Zakoor, Kay Zakoor (Larry), and Ron Hoover.  Predeceased by her parents James and Ellen McGraw and her sisters Winnifred Crumb, Marie Cassey, Angela McKrow and Dorothy Hoover.  Eileen will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Eileen worked very closely with Bud for many years in the family produce business.  Eileen loved spending time with Bud, her family, Brody and especially her grandchildren.  She also loved to travel and play bridge.  Special thanks to her caregivers from CCAC, St. Elizabeth and Revera. Donations may be made in memory of Eileen to the St. Vincent de Paul Society or a charity of your choice.  Visitation at Families First Funeral Home, 3260 Dougall Ave, South Windsor on Friday, December 27, 2013 from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. with prayers at 7:30 p.m.  On Saturday, December 28, 2013 family and friends are invited to meet at Mt. Carmel Church, 4401 Mount Royal Drive, after 9:30 a.m. followed by Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Kirk, Kathryn

Posted by on December 17, 2013

 

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It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Kathryn Kirk on December 15, 2013, at the age of 68. Predeceased by her parents Milton Kirk and Catherine Wolfe. Dear sister of Brian (Lina Vermette). She will be missed by her nephew Philippe Martineau, her grandnephews Akio and Alexis, by her aunt Nada Wolfe and her family and by many friends. A special thank you to the St-Louis Residence and staff of 2AB and to her personal caregivers Anne and Amelia for the compassion and great care given to Kathryn. The family will receive relatives and friends at Heritage Funeral Home, 2871 St. Joseph Blvd., Orléans, on Saturday, December 21, 2013 from 10 to 11 a.m. A Memorial Service will follow in the Heritage Chapel at 11 a.m.  A reception will be held immediately after the service. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Bruyère Foundation would be appreciated. Condolences and donations may be made at www.heritagefh.ca

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ROBINET, Irene (nee Tremblay)

Posted by on December 17, 2013

web_Robinet_IrenePassed away peacefully on December 15, 2013 at 85 years of age. Reunited with her cherished husband of 60 years Jules (2010). Cherished mother of Marc, Pierre and Marie, and Bernice. Adored mémé of Justin and Christopher. Loving sister of the late Ray and his wife Marguerite Tremblay, the late Alfred Tremblay, Dora Quenneville and her late husband Maurice, Lily and Luigi Conflitti, and the late Paul and the late Bernadette Tremblay. Dear sister-in-law of Pauline and the late Carl LeClair, and Ted and Rena Robinet (Vancouver). She will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. If you so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Wednesday from 3-5p.m and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Thursday at 10:00a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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WALKER, Maryl Ruth “Babe”

Posted by on December 17, 2013

Walker, Maryl webWALKER, Maryl Ruth “Babe” – Passed away suddenly but peacefully with family by her side on Monday December 16, 2013 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital at the age of 85.  Born in Lansing, Michigan she was the beloved wife of the late Harry (1990) the former owners of Walker’s Greenhouses.  Dear mother of Wayne, Terry, Donna, Harry, Nelson and the late Cheryl (1956).  Mother-in-law of Karen, Linda, Paula, Cecilia and the late Anne.  Cherished grandmother of Sherry, Amy, Michelle, Jamie, Harry, Ron and Daniel and great-grandmother of 7.  Predeceased by her brothers Milton and Vernon and her sister Jane Little.  Survived by several nieces and nephews.

A service to celebrate Babe’s life will be held at MORSE & SON FUNERAL HOME 5917 Main Street, on Wednesday morning at 10:30 a.m.  Cremation will follow.  For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society or the Niagara Falls Sunrise Rotary.

Memories, photos and condolences may be shared at www.morseandson.com

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ORR: John Colin of Collingwood, formerly of Wasaga Beach and Cambridge

Posted by on December 17, 2013

Orr0001 (2)Peacefully on Friday December 13, 2013 at the General & Marine Hospital, Collingwood in his 88th year.  Colin of Collingwood, formerly of Cambridge, beloved husband of the late Joan and of Margaret.  Loving and devoted father of Jane Orr, Lorraine and her husband Carlos Santo, Stephen and his wife Debbie and Denise Orr-Boland.  Dear grandfather of Aric and Danielle Boland and Jason and Stephanie Santo and great-grandfather of Joshua, Dominic and Angelica.  Predeceased by his siblings Sydney, Malcolm, Kitty and Madge.  Colin will also be missed by his nieces and their families in England and by his Church family.  Colin was an eloquent and distinguished gentleman.  His passion was his music which he loved to share with the world.  Friends were received at the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home – Wasaga Beach Chapel, 509 River Road West, Wasaga Beach (705-429-8766) on Monday December 16, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m..  Funeral Service was held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- Day Saints, Wasaga Beach on Monday December 16, 2013 at 1:30 p.m..  Spring interment Wasaga Beach Cemetery.  If desired, donations in Colin’s memory to the General & Marine Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by his family.   For further information and to sign the Book of Memories, log on to www.carruthersdavidson.com.

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McGIRR: Gordon Alexander of Wasaga Beach and North Bay,

Posted by on December 17, 2013

McGirrWith heavy hearts Gordon’s family mourn his tragic passing on Saturday December 14, 2013 along with his girlfriend Becky Johnston at the age of 22.  Gordon, loving son of Bob and Karen McGirr. Dear brother of Andrew.  Cherished grandson of Allan and Mary Anne Robinson and the late Jim and the late Sadie McGirr. Gordon will also be missed by his aunts, uncles, cousins and his many friends. His infectious laugh and his love for life have left an indelible mark on all who knew him.  Friends will be received at the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home – Wasaga Beach Chapel, 509 River Road West Wasaga Beach on Friday December 20, 2013 from 12 noon for the Celebration of Gordon’s Life at 1 o’clock.  Donations to the Georgian Triangle Humane Society would be appreciated by Gordon’s family.  For further information and to sign the Book of Memories, log on to www.carruthersdavidson.com

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BECKETT: J. Roy, of St. Thomas, and formerly of R.R.#4, St. Thomas, the Aylmer area, and Tillsonburg

Posted by on December 16, 2013

roy beckett 003BECKETT, J. Roy, of St. Thomas, passed into the presence of His Lord at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Sunday, December 15, 2013, in his 87th year.  Roy was a former resident of R.R.#4, St. Thomas, the Aylmer area, and Tillsonburg.  Beloved husband of Muriel (nee Sercombe) Beckett.  Dearly loved father of Doug Beckett (Janet) of St. Thomas, David Beckett (Heather) of Sussex, NB, Eunice Beckett of Carvel, AB, and Will Beckett (Krista) of R.R.#7, St. Marys.  Dear brother of Ruth Buell of Espanola.  Also fondly remembered by 14 grandchildren, several great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.  Roy was predeceased by his beloved first wife, Anna (nee Goodfellow) Beckett (1987), an infant son, Charles Isaac Beckett and a brother, George Beckett.  Born in Tillsonburg, ON, March 26, 1927, he was the son of the late William and Frances (nee Locker) Beckett.  A retired employee of the St. Thomas Psychiatric Hospital, he also formerly farmed in the Aylmer area.  Roy was in fellowship with the Christians Gathered in the Name of the Lord Jesus Christ (Gospel Hall), 1 Sunset Dr., St. Thomas.  Relatives and friends will be received by the family on Wednesday, December 18th from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160). The funeral service will be held at the Gospel Hall, 1 Sunset Dr., St. Thomas on Thursday, December 19th at 2:00 p.m.  Interment in Union Cemetery.  Memorial donations to The Gideons will be gratefully acknowledged.

Email messages of condolence may be sent to siftonfuneralhome@sympatico.ca

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EUBANK, William “Bill” of Gananoque

Posted by on December 16, 2013

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Peacefully, at St. Mary’s of the Lake Hospital in Kingston on Monday December 16, 2013, Bill Eubank aged 81 years.  Beloved husband of Marlene Russell.  Dear father of Tom Eubank of Medicine Hat, Alberta, Kimberley Fortin (Louis) of Pottageville and Karen Fortin (Ray) of King City; and step-father of Jody Russell (Liz) and Ryan Russell of Lansdowne.  Cherished grandfather of Luke, Marc, Thomas, Nick, Travis and Kelsey.

At Bill’s request there will be no visitation or service. The family would like to thank the warm and caring staff and volunteers at St. Mary’s of the Lake Palliative Care. In memory of Bill, donations to the St. Mary’s of the Lake Palliative Care would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Arrangements in care of the Barclay Funeral Home, Lansdowne. Messages of condolence make be made online at www.barclayfuneralhome.com

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Sotto Sante, Ann Marie (nee Kales)

Posted by on December 16, 2013

Born July 14, 1923 in Yugoslavia. Passed in her 91st year on Saturday, December 14, 2013. Devoted wife of her late husband of 65 years Vincent Joseph whom she missed dearly. Daughter of the late Magdalena and Steven Kales. Leaving behind her only child, Debra Ann (Tom) McGuinness. Loving grandmom to Marilyn Marie (Carl) Alford and Bradley Vincent (Tanya) McGuinness; great-gram to Joseph David (J.D.) and Emilia Magdalena (Mia) Alford, and Sarah Lynn and Lauren Ann McGuinness. Sister-in-law of Josephine (late Hy) Millinoff of Calgary, sister of the late Joseph T. Kales (Beth) and aunt to many nieces and nephews. According to Ann’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Ann and Vince are together again and will be celebrating Christmas with their Lord and family there. Arrangements entrusted to 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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VERCOUTEREN, Martha of Blenheim

Posted by on December 16, 2013

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Martha Elizabeth (Meidinger) Vercouteren passed away peacefully at the Chatham Kent Health Alliance on December 15, 2013 at the age of 74 after a courageous battle with cancer.  Beloved wife of  52 years to Phil and dear mother of Christena and Kevin Fulmer of Blenheim, Laurie and Andy LaBrosse of Essex, Phillip and Susan Vercouteren of Blenheim, and Liesa Hodgins of Blenheim.  Mother-in-law to Mike Caughy and John Hodgins.  Very proud  and loving grandmother of Joel Caughy (Melissa), Jennifer Caughy (Chris), Cassie Fulmer (Matt), Stephan Fulmer, Nathan Vercouteren, Kevin Vercouteren (Gillian), Jolynne Vercouteren, Mitchell LaBrosse, Rachael LaBrosse, Zechariah Hodgins, Kuper Hodgins and great-grandmother of Noah Reis, Leland Walker and Scarlett Caughy.

Dear sister and sister-in-law to Marjorie Meidinger, Stephen and Pat Meidinger, Paul Jaster, Theresa Regier, Virginia Denomme, Mary and Gerard Ducharme, Anne and Cyrille Hartman, Anne and Tony Versteegden, Hank, Tony (Joanne) and Albert Vercouteren and Adriana Wilson-Dowler.  She will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews along with numerous friends.  Predeceased by her parents Alfred and Emily (Bedour) Meidinger, her brothers Roman (Elsie), Ivan and Leo Meidinger, her sister, Marquerite Jaster, her brother-in-laws Lloyd Denomme and Clem Regier, and her sister-in-laws Cecillia Meidinger and Marie Oostrom.

Mom truly enjoyed her job as personal support worker and worked until the age of 70. Many lives were touch by her generous and caring heart. We would often hear “we just love your mother”. Those who knew Martha could not help but love her for her innocent and funny comments.  We would like to thank all the nurses and support staff for their help during Mom’s illness and a big thank you to Dr. Martha Clendenning, our family, friends and neighbours.

Family and friends are invited to the Blenheim Community Funeral Home, 60 Stanley Street in Blenheim for visitation on Wednesday December 18, 2013 from  2 – 5 & 7 – 9 p.m. with Parish Prayers at 6:45 p.m.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Mary’s Church, 95 Marlborough Street N, Blenheim on Thursday December 19 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Interment in Evergreen Cemetery followed by a reception in St. Mary’s Hall.  Friends wishing to remember Martha with a Memorial Donation are asked to consider the Canadian Cancer Society and Blenheim Community Senior Centre. On line condolences for the family and donations may be left at www.blenheimcommunityfuneralhome.com

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WAINWRIGHT, Gertrude Margaret of Port Hope, Ontario

Posted by on December 16, 2013

Peacefully on Sunday, December 15, 2013 at Regency Manor Nursing Home, Port Hope, in her 97th year.  Beloved wife of the late John.  Loving mother of Bruce (Marylou).  Dear grandmother of Jennifer (Rich) Bouwmeester, Adam, Brandon, and the late Matthew.  Cherished great grandmother of Jacob and Benjamin.  The family would like to thank the staff of Regency Manor for their kindness and care.  A graveside service will be held at Lundy’s Lane Cemetery on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 1 pm.  A celebration of life will be held at a later date.  Donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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Rail, Yvon

Posted by on December 16, 2013

 

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It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of a wonderful husband and father.  Yvon passed away at home on December 12th with his wife by his side and surrounded by his daughters. He was the son of late Edgar Rail and Dolores St Amour.  His is loved and will be missed by his wife, Nicole (Morissette), his daughters, Lyne (Kevin Lloyd), Marie Josée (Michael White), and Chantal (Guy Harding), his grandchildren Mélanie, Jessica, Morgan, Ryan, Connor, Hannah, Evelyn and Wyatt.  He is also remembered by his dear brother Jean Guy and sister Claudette Rail, his aunt, Marie Luce Lavergne, his in-laws Lise (Andre Lavoie), Micheline (Jacques Cloutier) Andrée (Denis Lavallée), and Paule (William Patry), his nieces, nephews, many cousins and friends. Yvon graduated from the University of Ottawa with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering and worked for many years with Bell Canada. Special thanks to Dr. Daniel Séguin, to the staff of the Ottawa General Cancer Centre, especially Dr. Wheatly Price, and Nurse Susanne Jolie.  The family would also like to thank the Staff at the Ottawa Integrative Cancer Centre, the Pain Management teams at both the Ottawa General and the Bruyère hospital, and the CCAC (special thanks to Max), Dr. Gérin Lajoie and their neighbours (especially Maurice Wathier and Don Dixon). Visitation will be on Wednesday, December 18th at the Heritage Funeral Home on St Joseph Blvd in Orleans between 12:00 and 1:30 pm.  A Funeral Mass will be held at St Marie Catholic Church on Innes Road in Orleans on Wednesday, December 18th at 2 pm. In memory of Yvon, donations to the Ottawa General Cancer Centre would be greatly appreciated. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.heritage.ca

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POHANKA, Mike Sr. of Harrow

Posted by on December 16, 2013

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84 years. Passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family on December 15, 2013. Beloved husband of Katherine (Cipkar). Loving father of Mike Jr. (Rose) Pohanka, late John (1997) (Cornelia) Pohanka, Paul (Zuzana) Pohanka, Kathy (George) Kroslak, Carolyn (Traian) Florica, Esther (John) Ursu, Edward Pohanka and David Pohanka. Loving grandfather of Janet (Tony), Violet (Tim), Michael (Chrissy),  Sherry (Garrett), Jerry, Christine, Jonathan, Laureen, David,  Philip, Diane, Kathie Lyn, Karla, Rebecca, Colleen (Jeremy), Donald, Patricia, Gordan, Lori, Tamara, James, Dana and Jordan. Great grandfather of Levi and Jaden. Predeceased by his father Paul, mother Mary, brothers Paul and John. Dear uncle of Perry, Pam, Peggy and Polly. Mike was a dedicated Minister for 52 years, loved farming and had a passion for nature. Mike retired from Chrysler Canada in 1990 with 28 years of service and was a member of CAW Local 444. Resting at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow. Visitation Wednesday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday December 19, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Clergy of the Apostolic Christian Church officiating. Interment at Colchester Memorial Cemetery. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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Wintal, Nikolaus

Posted by on December 16, 2013

Passed away peacefully at 94 years of age, after a long life well lived. Born in Uzgorod, Czechoslovakia, “Nick” served as a paratrooper in WW II. Displaced in the aftermath of war, he emigrated to Canada in 1950. He was a long-time resident of Arnprior, before moving with his wife, Karoline, to Windsor in 2000 to be closer to his daughter in Windsor. Nick had a long career in the lumber industry before retiring in 1985. He remained an avid vegetable gardener throughout his life, and will be remembered for his eagerness to help his neighbours as well as for his corny jokes. He will be sadly missed by his wife of 61 years, Karoline, his daughter Helga Wintal and her partner, Frank White, Frank’s son Nigel as well as his neighbours and friends. Private family services were entrusted to Families First Funeral Home & Tribute Centre (519-969-5841) 3260 Dougall Ave. Interment Windsor Memorial Gardens Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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PHILLIPS: Donald Milton (Tip) of Belleville

Posted by on December 16, 2013

Phillips, Donald Milton (Tip) – peacefully at the Q.H.C. Belleville General Hospital, on Sunday December 15th, 2013 in his 79th year. Son of the late Milton and Isabel Phillips. Loving partner of Lynda Wickett. Dear father of Donna (Robert) Cunningham and Lisa Phillips. Loved by grandchildren Terri-Lee, Jessica, Megan and great grandchildren Connor and Logan. Step father of Sandra, Karen, Linda and Lori. Brother of Ted (Bev) Phillips and Beverly Hill. Predeceased by sisters, Shirley Phillips and Marg English, and by brothers, Doug and Russ Phillips. Remembered by brother-in-law, Don English and sister-in-law, Bev Phillips. Cremation has taken place.

Family and friends are invited for a time of reflection at the Plainfield Community Home, 91 Millennium Parkway, Belleville on Saturday December 21st, 2013, from 1.00 to 4.00 p.m.

If desired, donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (Dialysis Unit) would be appreciated. 

Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel (613-968-2273).

 

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SCHIMMER (Steels): Vicki Lynn, of London

Posted by on December 16, 2013

Passed away peacefully after a courageous battle on Saturday, December 14, 2013. Daughter of the late Raymond and Sylvia Steels (Fuller), Vicki will be dearly missed by husband Peter; her children Caylee Cody (Sandy), Paige Cody(Chad), and Bryce Cody(Alyssa); step-daughter Taylor Schimmer; sister Lorrie Riles (Dave); nephew Ray Riles (Trista); and granddaughter Breanne.  Predeceased by brother Brian.  A Celebration of Life in Vicki’s memory will take place at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Vicki are asked to consider the London Health Sciences Foundation.  Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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Cyr, Mary Anastasia

Posted by on December 16, 2013

web_Cyr_MaryPassed away on December 16, 2013 at the age of 84 years.  Loving wife of 62 years to Leon. Adored mother to Lorraine (Steve) Johnson, Deborah (Michael) Dignan, Claire (Leo) Lauzon, Carol Travenneti, Audrey (John) Quint. Beloved Grandma Mary to Noelle (David) Pritchard, Monique, Christopher, Matthew, Rachel (Rob) Myers, Elise, Jonathan, and great grandma Mary to Quinne. Mary’s parents Walter and Mary Vallillee died when she was a young girl of 10 years and she was lovingly raised by her older brothers and sister. Dear sister to the late Louise, Arnold and Edward. If you so desire, memorial donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Public visiting Wednesday 7-9 p.m. Thursday 10:30 a.m. until Celebration of Mary’s life at 11:30 a.m. at FAMILIES FIRST 1065 LAUZON RD. East Windsor (519-969-5841). Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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Bart, Mary Ann

Posted by on December 16, 2013

Peacefully on December 14, 2013 at 90 years of age. Beloved wife of the late Stephen (2004). Loving sister of Virginia McLennan, Angeline Balint and the late Cecelia (2007), Frank (1998), Anna (“003), Alexander ( 1985), Raymond (2008), Antoinette (2006) and Vincent (2012). Many loving nieces and nephews survive. Many thanks to the Medical Staff on floor 8 and CUC Unit at Hotel Dieu Hospital. Mary Ann was a resident at Versa Care Place for many years, thank you for all the special care.Funeral arrangements entrusted to Families First Funeral Home & Tribute Centre (519-969-5841) 3260 Dougall Ave. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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Dennison, Patricia Ruth (nee Roberts)

Posted by on December 16, 2013

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Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on December 14, 2013 at the age of 82. Loving wife to Jim, with whom she celebrated 64 years of marriage. Beloved and cherished mom to Sandra (Dave) Driscoll and Karen (Mark) Hicks. Patricia will be missed by her grandchildren Kim Harron, Kristy (Jeff) Targachoff, Cory Hicks, Rachel Hicks. Great-grandchildren Sophia and Pierce Targachoff. Dear sister to Doug (Sharon) Roberts and Linda Giannotti. Special and heartfelt thanks to the nursing staff of CCU Metropolitan Hospital for their compassionate care. If you so desire memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Private family service was held at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

 

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Hunter, Mr. Robert Harold, of Wallaceburg, Ontario

Posted by on December 16, 2013

Mr. Robert Hunter, of Wallaceburg, passed away on Saturday, December 14, 2013 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance “Chatham Campus” at the age of 93 years.He was a son of the late Douglas and Florence (Jackson) Hunter.Beloved husband of Lisa (nee: Van Waterschoot) (Hereygers) Hunter. Predeceased by his first wife the late Gloria (Morse) Hunter (1976).Loving father of Don Hunter, Jennifer (Doug) Wilson, Judy (Mark) Templeton, Ingrid Deprez, Karen Doherty, Jim (Monica) Hereygers, Jeff Hereygers and the late Richard Hereygers.Dear grandfather of Tara, Sean, Mitchell, Spencer, Lauren, Meredith, Shaun, Chris, Alyssa, Madison, Shannon, Tara, Matt, Marshall, Ashley and Natasha. Great-grandfather of Bianca, Kali, Kota, Lily and Aubree. Kind brother of James “Jim” Hunter, Edward “Ted” Hunter and the late Jackson “Jack” Hunter.The late Robert Hunter is resting at the Eric F. Nicholls Funeral Home Ltd. 639 Elgin St., Wallaceburg.Cremation has taken place and a Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, December 21, 2013 at Trinity United Church, in Wallaceburg, at 11:30 am with visitation one hour prior to the service (10:30 – 11:30 am). Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery, Wallaceburg, at a later date.As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Salvation Army may be left at the funeral home.Online condolences may be left at www.ericfnichollsfuneralhome.com. As a living memorial, a tree will be planted in Nicholls Memorial Forest in Memory of Robert Hunter.

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CROWE: Laura Kathleen of Peterborough

Posted by on December 16, 2013

13292 CroweCROWE, Laura Kathleen  (member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #77, Lakefield) –  At Rubidge Hall Retirement Residence on Saturday, December 14, 2013.  Laura (Storey) of Peterborough in her 89th year.  Wife of the late Bob Crowe.  Dear mother of Al Crowe (Fran), Jeff Crowe (Mira) and Glenn Crowe (Jenny) all of Peterborough.  Loving grandmother of Cathy, Rob (Lindsay), Janelle (Mike), Jayne (Mac), Cameron, Cierra, Melissa (Scott), David, Danielle (John) and great grandmother to Chloe, Mikaella and Benjamin.  Sister of Doreen Byers, Bob Storey both of Peterborough and John Storey (Joyce) of Richmond Hill.  Loving aunt of Ann (Ralph Aikin), Christa (Jon Fife), Hannah and Sophie all of Peterborough.  Friends will be received at the COMMUNITY ALTERNATIVE FUNERAL HOME – ASHBURNHAM CHAPEL, 840 Armour Road, from 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 17, 2013 with a memorial service held in the Ashburnham Chapel at 2:00 p.m.  Inurnment at Little Lake Cemetery.   If desired condolences to the family, directions to the service or donations to the Peterborough Regional Health Centre Foundation, the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to a charity of your choice may be made at www.CommunityAlternative.ca or by calling 705-740-0444.

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