DELONG: Marion Elizabeth “Betty” of Peterborough

Posted by on November 27, 2014

214167 Delong photoDELONG: Marion Elizabeth “Betty”  – Peacefully, at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Monday, November 3rd, 2014, after a brief illness in her 90th year. Betty, dearly beloved wife of the late Don (d. 2002) and loving mother of Dan (Anne), Bob (Trish), Anne (Ken) Prentice, and Jim (Jean). Beloved Grandma of Will (Sandy), Lisa (Kirk), Andrew, Michael, Mary, Anna, Rachael, John, and Matthew. Great-grandmother of Darrell, Alyssa, and Christian. Dear sister of Don Barrett (Ruth) and Ted Barrett (late Norma). Family and friends will be received at ASHBURNHAM FUNERAL HOME, 840 Armour Road (north of Parkhill) on Saturday, November 8th from 7 – 9 pm, and Sunday, November 9th, from 1:30 – 2:30 pm. Service in the chapel on Sunday at 2:30 pm. If desired, condolences to the family, directions to the service, and donations to the charity of your choice, may be made at www.AshburnhamFuneral.ca or by calling at 705-740-0444.

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CHATTEN, Reta Elizabeth of Cobourg, Ontario

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Chatten Reta Nov 25cropped(formerly Holden) – of Legion Village, passed away on November 25, 2014 at Northumberland Hills Hospital, in her 78th year, with her loving family by her side. She leaves behind her beloved husband, Jerry Chatten. She was the loving mother of Ken, Randy, Wayne and Janice Holden. She was especially close to her family in Cobourg; grandchildren Joe, Jeremy, Kristy, their mother Dianne and their families. She will be missed by her 10 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, her extended family, friends, and the Chatten family. Visitation will take place at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St E, Cobourg on Sunday, November 30th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 and on Monday December 1st from 12 – 1 pm. A funeral service will be held at The Salvation Army, 59 Ballantine St, Cobourg, on Monday, December 1st at 3 pm. In lieu of flowers donations to The Salvation Army would be greatly appreciated. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com

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Castle, Laurie Elizabeth of Peterborough

Posted by on November 27, 2014

214120 CastleCastle, Laurie Elizabeth – Peacefully at her residence on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, in her 66th year. Beloved daughter of Bruce and Leone Castle (Magee). Cherished sister of Ellen Lee “Ellee” Sturgeon and Linda Jean Nicholson. Much loved sister-in-law of Ted Sturgeon and Allen Nicholson. Dear aunt of Gavin and Matthew Sturgeon, Julia Malcolm and James Nicholson. Cared deeply for by staff of KPP and Community Living Peterborough. Laurie’s radiant smile and loving nature will be remembered by all whose lives she touched. A celebration of Laurie’s life will be held as a “drop in” at 77 Towerhill Rd., Main Floor Community Room, Sunday November 9, from 1-4 pm. If desired, condolences to the family, directions to the service or donations to KPP, Community Living Peterborough or Hospice Peterborough may be made at www.AshburnhamFuneral.ca or by calling 705-740-0444.

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CULL, Michael Leonard of Peterborough

Posted by on November 27, 2014

214119 Cull 2CULL, Michael Leonard (Member of the Peterborough Golf and Country Club) – Peacefully at Royal Gardens, Peterborough on Friday, November 14, 2014. Len Cull of Peterborough in his 94th year. Husband of the late Margery (Vice). Dear father of Sheila Thompson of Omemee and Rosanne (Jack Carcasole) of Toronto. Loving grandfather of Gary, Mark, Laura, Lauren and Jaclyn. Brother of Gladys Howard of Eganville and the late Dot Cull and Harold Cull. Brother-in-law of the late Wilfred Howard and Ave Cull. Uncle Len will also be missed by many nieces and nephews. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church, 5390 Highway 60, Douglas, Ontario, on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. Interment at St. Michael’s Cemetery. If desired, condolences to the family, directions to the service, or donations to the Alzheimer’s Society of Peterborough, may be made at www.AshburnhamFuneral.ca or by calling at 705-740-0444. A special thank you to Dr. Craig Maltman and his staff and the wonderful staff at Royal Gardens for their care and compassion.

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LEVAQUE: Marie-Claude of Hawkesbury

Posted by on November 27, 2014

levaque marie-claudeMrs. Marie-Claude Levaque from Hawkesbury passed away on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at the age of 88. She was the beloved wife of the late Raoul Levaque; the daughter of the late Antoine Durocher and of the late Lézima Cayen; the loving mother of Christiane (Jean-Guy Lemay), Pierre-Claude (John Banning), René (Monique Gauthier), Danielle (Michel Legault), Sergine (Jean-Guy Barrette), Jean-François (Line Prévost), Jean-Yves (Sylvie Leduc) and Roxanne (François Charbonneau); the adored grandmother of Mario (Raul), Christian (Martine), Sylvain (Neil), Chantal (Jean-Pierre), Jonathan, Sébastien (Danielle), Enya (Marc-André), Alexandre (Laurence), Marie-Ève (Keven), Andréane (Jonathan), Marie-Claude (Dereck) and the great grandmother of Justin, Loïc, Benjamin, Ève and Olivia. She was predeceased by her brothers and sisters. She is survived by many cousins, nephews, nieces and friends.

Friends may call at Berthiaume Family Funeral Home 416, McGill, Hawkesbury, Ontario (877) 632-8511, Sunday, November 30th from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. A funeral service will be held at Saint-Pierre-Apôtre Parish in Hawkesbury on Monday, December 1, 2014 at 11 a.m.

For those who wish, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 119, rue Sydney, Cornwall, Ontario, K6H 3H1 would be appreciated.

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CONNELLY, Joseph James of Peterborough

Posted by on November 27, 2014

214118 Connelly 2CONNELLY, Joseph James – Peacefully, with his family at his side, on Saturday, November 1, 2014, at St. Joseph’s at Fleming, Peterborough, at 68 years of age. Joe was the beloved son of the late Eileen (Casey) and James Connelly. Loving brother of Pat (Betty), Mike, Mary Anne Marshall (Ken), Jeannette Snape, and Bill (Barb). Favourite uncle of Jay, Michelle, Shane, Shannon, Nicholas, Andrew, Sean, Luke and Rose. Great uncle of Jake, Erin, Zack, Abby, Madden and Wesley. He will be remembered by many other relatives and friends. For many years, Joe unselfishly volunteered his time coaching for Immaculate Conception Minor Hockey and the Peterborough Men’s Industrial League in Norwood. He also loved coaching women’s slow-pitch in Peterborough. Visiting will be held at ASHBURNHAM FUNERAL HOME AND RECEPTION CENTRE, 840 Armour Road, on Friday, November 7, from 11 am – 1 pm. Funeral service will follow in the chapel, on Friday at 1 pm. Interment at St Martin’s Cemetery, Ennismore. If desired, condolences to the family, directions to the service or donations to the Special Olympics, Peterborough Chapter or the Alzheimer Society of Peterborough may be made at www.AshburnhamFuneral.ca or by calling 705-740-0444.

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MCDONALD: Margaret Jean

Posted by on November 27, 2014

Peacefully, at Bluewater Health, on Wednesday, November 26, 2014, Margaret Jean McDonald (née Vipond) passed away in her 88th year with her family by her side. Lovingly remembered by her husband Jack of nearly 62 years. Dear mother of Lynn (Greg) Goodhill and Steven (Janice) McDonald. Predeceased by son John Scott McDonald (1997). Proud grandmother of David Goodhill and Nicole and Seana McDonald. Survived by brother Carroll (Marg) Vipond of North Bay and predeceased by sister Mary (Barry) Brandon of Waterloo.

Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Saturday, November 29, 2014 from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. A memorial service will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.

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SMYTH, Elsie Irma (Chappell) of Peterborough

Posted by on November 27, 2014

SMYTH214117 Smyth, Elsie Irma (Chappell) – Peacefully, surrounded by her family, at Rubidge Retirement Residence, on Friday, October 31, 2014 in her 92nd year. Elsie, beloved wife of the late James for 60 years. Dear sister of the late Tom, George, and Jack Chappell and Alice Ackison. Special aunt of Debbie (Larry) Nash, Doug (Nazira) Ackison, Tom, John (Wendy), and Terry Chappell, Linda (Ron) Brown, Maureen Torreiter, Judy (William) Rough, Megan (John) Facecchia, Daryl and Randy Smyth and the late Wayne Edwards. Elsie is a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, West Hill Chapter. She will be remembered by many other relatives and friends.  A Memorial Service will be held at ASHBURNHAM FUNERAL HOME & RECEPTION CENTRE, 840 Armour Road,  Peterborough, on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 2 pm, with visiting from noon until service time. An Order of the Eastern Star service will be held at 1:45, fifteen minutes prior to the Memorial Service. Interment at Pine Hills Cemetery, Scarborough, on Monday, November 17, at 11 am. If desired, condolences to the family, directions to the service or donations to the Canadian Cancer Society may be made at www.AshburnhamFuneral.ca or by calling 705-740-0444.

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COX: Hugh of Wasaga Beach

Posted by on November 27, 2014

cox0002Died suddenly on Wednesday November 26, 2014 at his home in his 82nd year. Hugh of Wasaga Beach, beloved husband of Jean for over 58 years. Loving father of Linda Styles (Gerard Fernandez), Elaine Rumbolt, Alan Cox (Lara) and Sandra Cox (Aaron Norton). Cherished grandpa of Michelle (John), Jason (Julia), Jeffrey (Cassandra), Jennifer (Chris), Justin (Francesa), Michael, Katelyn, Jessica (Mat) and Braedan and great grandpa of Kylie, Jacob, Jordan and Lucy. Dear brother of Annette (John Lediard), Frank, Joe (Ina) and Alfie. Friends will be received at the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home – Wasaga Beach Chapel, 509 River Road West, Wasaga Beach on Friday November 28, 2014 from 1 p.m. for the Funeral Service at 2 p.m. If desired, remembrances to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by Hugh’s family. To sign the Book of Memories, log on to www.carruthersdavidson.com

 

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KENNY, Joseph Frank “Joe” of Bailieboro

Posted by on November 27, 2014

214116 Kenny 04KENNY, Joseph Frank “Joe” – Retired owner of Kenny’s Kamp. Peacefully, on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at Palliative Care, Peterborough Regional Health Centre, in his 81st year. Joe, beloved husband of the late Marilyn (Chapman) for 43 years. Dear father of Tony Kenny, Tina Parkes (David) and Reg Kenny (Grace). Loving Papa of Lukas, Daniel, Korynn, Tory, Jesse, Sara, Joel, Jeremy and Shannon. Great grandfather of Brooke. Brother of Jennie Rydzik (late Walter), Teddy Konieczny (late Linda), Eddie Konieczny, and the late Florence MacDonald (John). Joe will be remembered by many other relatives, friends and neighbours. Family and friends will be received at ASHBURNHAM FUNERAL HOME, 840 Armour Road, Peterborough, from 10-11 AM on Saturday, November 1, 2014. A service will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, with a reception to follow. If desired, directions to the service, condolences to the family, or donations to the PRHC Palliative Care Unit, may be made at www.AshburnhamFuneral.ca or by calling ASHBURNHAM FUNERAL HOME at 705-740-0444.

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BRYANT: Sylvia of London

Posted by on November 27, 2014

BRYANT, Sylvia – Peacefully, on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at Craigwiel Gardens, Sylvia Bryant passed away in her 75th year, with her husband Graham and her daughter Robyne Anne Hartman at her side. Forever missed by her grandchildren Tyler and Julia Hartman. The funeral service will be conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Friday, November 28, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. with visitation one hour prior. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Sylvia are asked to consider the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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McCORMACK, Shirley Ann of Peterborough

Posted by on November 27, 2014

214115 McCormackMcCORMACK, Shirley Ann – At the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, October 29, 2014. Shirley McCormack of Peterborough in her 58th year. Daughter of Frances McCormack of Burlington and the late George McCormack. Beloved partner of James Young. Dear mother of Nicole McCormack of Peterborough. Sister of Marjorie (Ron Hornby) of Grafton , Ralph McCormack, John McCormack (Carol) all of Lowville, Paul McCormack (Debbie) of Milton and the late Malcolm McCormack. Aunt Shirley will also be missed by Jenna, Tim and Kevin McCormack. A memorial service will be held at the ASHBURNHAM FUNERAL HOME, 840 Armour Road, on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 2:00 p.m., followed by a reception in the Legacy Room. If desired, condolences to the family, directions to the service or donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, Lakefield Animal Welfare Society or to the P.R.H.C Palliative Care Unit may be made at www.AshburnhamFuneral.ca or by calling 705-740-0444.

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BOWES, CECIL ALLAN of Otonabee

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214114 Bowes 2BOWES, CECIL ALLAN – (WWII Veteran) Entered peacefully into the presence of Jesus, his Lord and Savior in his 92nd year at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Tuesday, October 28, 2014. Predeceased by his beloved wife Jean (née Brown) in their 60th year of marriage. Loving and dearly loved Dad of Esther (Ted McNutt), Heather (Rob Luxton) and Eric (Tami). He will lovingly be remembered as a giving and fun Grandpa of Kirk Andrew (Cara), Krystal (Nick Gaspari), Jade McNutt and Brayden Bowes. New great grandson Korban Andrew brought him much joy.   Beloved brother of Edna Jackson, Major Carl Bowes (Joyce), Grace Smith (Gord) and Myrtle Boes-Janusz and brother in law of Doris Bowes. Predeceased by his parents Charles and Edna Bowes, brothers Herb and Wallace, sisters Liz Storey (Albert), Arbie Holnbeck (Gord) and Ruth Wright (Bill). Also, sisters in law Betty Glenn (Clarence) and Ethel Bowes, brothers in law Wilf Jackson and Don Robinson. Uncle Cec will fondly be remembered by his many nieces and nephews. We thank God for the gift of Cecil, who enjoyed family and friendships and counted them as blessings. Dad’s faith in God, courage and perseverance in his five years with cancer was an inspiration to us and others. As he kept his hope in Jesus and heaven and his sense of humor in the midst of it all, he just kept marching on, even when his legs could not. Like a good soldier, he fought the fight and when his time was up, he took his discharge Home. Family and friends will be received at the Peterborough Salvation Army Temple 219 Simcoe Street on Sunday, November 9th, 2014 from 1:30 -2:30 PM with a service at 2:30 PM followed by reception in the gymnasium. Major Bert Sharpe Officiating.     If desired, condolences to the family, or donations to the Peterborough Salvation Army Temple may be made at www.AshburnhamFuneral.ca or by calling at 705-740-0444.

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FABISZAK: Janina (Nowak) of Woodstock

Posted by on November 27, 2014

FABISZAK , Janina- Suddenly at her home on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 in her 93rd year.  Beloved wife of the late Wladyslaw Fabiszak (1985).  Loving mother of Jozef Fabiszak (Lidia) of Poland, Teresa Jez (Marian) of Woodstock, Grzegorz Fabiszak (Zofia) of Poland, Eva Ciszkowski (late Alfred, 2004) of Woodstock, Grazyna Mc Dermot (Mike) of London, and Andrzej Fabiszak (Malgorzata) of Poland.  Sadly missed by her many grandchildren and great grandchildren.   Lovingly remembered by her sisters Marta Czerniejewski (late Piotr), Irena Szywala (late Mieczyslaw).  Predeceased by her granddaughter Cynthia Ciszkowski (1989), grandson Mateusz Fabiszak (2010), brother Jozef Nowak (Mary) and sister Mary Kielb (John).  Janina will be fondly remembered by her many nieces, nephews and extended family.  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington St. North, Woodstock on Monday, December 1, 2014 from 6-8 pm.  Parish prayers will be said at the funeral home on Monday at 6 pm.  Funeral Mass at Holy Cross Polish Catholic Church, 169 Ingersoll Road, Woodstock on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 10:00 am with Father Henry Chibowski as celebrant.  Interment will take place in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Woodstock.  If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Red Cross.  Smith-LeRoy  (519) 537-3611. www.smithleroy.com

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HEAD: Kenneth William

Posted by on November 27, 2014

Surrounded by the love of his family, Kenneth William Head passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, November 25, 2014, after a short and brave battle with cancer at the age of 85 years. Ken is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Patricia (Strong) Head and his two children, Tad Head (Kathy Gleeson) and Kelly Waters (Lloyd), all of Sarnia. He was predeceased by his daughter Kim Genovy (2004) and her husband Tony (2012). He was the proud grandfather of Andrew Genovy (Ashley Keith), Michael Grandmaison, Cameron Waters (Gena Hewitt) and Justine Waters, and the proud great-grandfather of Memphis Lachance-Grandmaison and Mackenzie Genovy, who would always brighten his day. He will also be fondly remembered by Tony’s children, Melissa Genovy and Michael Genovy, and their families. Ken was predeceased by his parents Arthur Head (1972) and Nellie (Marshall) Head (1964) and leaves behind one sister, Sheila Wardell (Frank) and her family, all of Middlesbrough, England. He is also survived by his sister-in-law Janice Marks (late Jack) and her family, all of Wingham, Ontario. Ken immigrated to Canada in 1951 and was self-employed in the electronics field his whole life. He was an avid sailor and sailed whenever he got the chance. Ken will be greatly missed by all his family and friends. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received on Friday, November 28, 2014, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 29, 2014, at Smith Funeral Home. Ken was a true animal lover and sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Sarnia & District Humane Society, or if you wish, to St. Joseph’s Hospice (cheques only at the funeral home please).

“We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.”

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BENTLEY, Bob of Blenheim

Posted by on November 26, 2014

Robert Bentley of Blenheim, much loved partner of Theresa VanDyk passed away on Monday November 24, 2014 at the age of 66 years.  Bob was the eldest of three children born to their late parents William & Mildred (Thompson) Bentley and is survived by his brother Bill Bentley & Helen VanDyke of Cedar Springs and by his sister Mary & Lawrence Dell of Midland.  He will be remembered with great fondness by his Aunt Margaret Labonte and by all of his nieces and nephews.  Bob was actively involved in sports through his high school years playing baseball, hockey and held the position of Quarterback on the football team.  Friends will remember his through his years of working at Navistar.  He enjoyed his quiet moments with a good book…he travelled the world through books and could carry on a conversation about any topic.  He will be missed.  In keeping with Bob’s wishes, cremation has taken place.  A private family service will be held at the Blenheim Community Funeral Home on Friday.  Friends wishing to remember Bob with a memorial donation are asked to consider the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada.  Online condolences for the family and memorial donations may be left at www.blenheimcommunityfuneralhome.com

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HILLIER: Braydon of London

Posted by on November 26, 2014

24602 HillierHILLIER, Braydon….

Braydon has left footprints on our hearts, with his passing on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at the age of 3 years, from Tay Sachs Disease. Braydon is the forever loved son of Amanda Lucier and Mitchell Hillier of London.  He is survived by his grandparents Doug Hillier (Christin) and Shelley Grant. Loving great-grandson of Cecil Hillier (Ruby) and Joan Grant. Cherished nephew of Fletcher Hillier (Lisa), Oscar Hillier, Derek Lucier (Melanie), James Lucier and his cousins/playmates; Sawyer, Liam, Cole, Karson, Jackson, and Ava. Predeceased by his grandpa Brad Lucier and great-grandpa Melvin Grant. Friends will be received by the family from 6-9 pm on Friday, November 28, 2014, at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, where the celebration of Braydon’s life will be held in the funeral home chapel on Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 10:30am.  Interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Children’s Health Foundation, 345 Westminster Avenue, London ON N6C 4V3 or Ronald McDonald House, 741 Base Line Rd E, London, ON N6C 2R6. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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DAY (nee Chapman), Jean of Castleton, Ontario

Posted by on November 26, 2014

DayJean Nov 25Suddenly on Tuesday November 25, 2014 at the age of 78. Beloved wife of John. Loving mother of Marvin (Penny), Marla (Barry Hawn), Cheryl (Doug Brennan). Predeceased by her sons Melvin and Clifford. Proud grandmother of 4 and Great grandmother of 4. Dearly missed by her brothers and their wives and by many other family members. Fondly remembered by many friends. Visitation will be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home 11 King St. W. Colborne on Friday November 28, 2014 from 4 to 8 pm. A memorial service will take place on Saturday November 29, 2014 at 1pm with visitation from 11am until service time. Memorial donations may be made to The Heart and Stroke Foundation. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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ROSINA: John formerly of Petrolia

Posted by on November 26, 2014

ROSINA, John – It is with deep sadness that his family announces the passing of John Rosina, formerly of Petrolia, on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at Bluewater Health in Sarnia at the age of 92. Predeceased by his parents Josef and Apolonia and brothers Jerry, Joe and Frank. Survived by his loving wife Lillian and their children Fred (Penny), John (Kendra), Julie (Bill), Theresa (Louis) and Krista (Alan). Cherished grandfather of Michael, Eric, Kurtis and Burkeley and great-grandfather of Laura. Dear brother of Gus (Tina), Tony, Mary and Jean. Also predeceased by his brother-in-law Alf and beloved nephew Jerry. John will be remembered fondly by his sister-in-law Olga, niece Joyce and other family and friends. John immigrated to Canada from Czechoslovakia at the age of 8 with his parents and brothers on the White Star Line. They settled in a homestead in Peesane, Saskatchewan in the 1930s before moving to Ontario and settling in the Alvinston and Petrolia area. As a young man he joined the Regina Rifles Regiment Saskatchewan and took his training at Camp Shilo, Manitoba – Canadian Army. He was a member of the Canadian Legion Branch 62, Sarnia. John is mostly remembered for being owner/operator of john Rosina Construction – bulldozing and heavy equipment being his passion. He also worked 17 years for CNR as a fireman and engineer and on the Great Lakes as a Merchant Marine oiler and fireman on freighters and passenger ships. At the family’s request a private funeral service will be held with interment following at Hillsdale Cemetery, Petrolia. Family and friends can celebrate his life if they wish by donating to the Legion Poppy Fund or a charity of your choice. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Arrangements entrusted to STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden 519-864-1193.
“Jste milováni a bude chyb?t”

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Lane, Cyril James

Posted by on November 26, 2014

web_Lane_CyrilPassed away suddenly on Tuesday November 25, 2014 at the age of 83.  Cherished husband of 26 years to Mary Jane McMullen.  Predeceased by mother Kathleen (2014) and father Cecil (1994). Dear stepfather of Aron Karlsen. Brother of Dorothy (Ronald Scholl) of Pittsburgh, PA, David Lane of Davison, Michigan and Alice “Fran” Harris of Windsor. Dear brother-in-law of Barbara and Ernie Cowin of Brampton, Dolores and Joseph Beneteau, Viola and Jerry Babin, and Susan and Harry DeJong.  He will be fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews and best friend Joe Danaher.  Cy has enjoyed retirement for 20 years after his long career of 47 years at The Windsor Star.  Over the years, Cy enjoyed sailing, skiing and motorcycle riding and fall trips to New England.  A heartfelt thanks to the doctors and staff at Windsor Regional Hospital Metropolitan Campus.  If you so desire donations to Hospice would be appreciated by the family. Cremation was held. A private celebration of Cy’s life has taken place.  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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GEORGE, Harry Edwin of Elmvale, Ontario

Posted by on November 26, 2014

George Harry Nov 23September 2, 1938 – November 23, 2014  Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family after a long, courageous battle with cancer. Predeceased by his son Randy, his brothers Melville, Oral, Lloyd and sisters Olive McCleary, Jean Baptie, Norma Young and Lorna Dewey. Survived by his sister Emily Macklin and ex-wife Carol. Loving father of son Johnny (Debora), daughter Shelley McPhee (Ray), and son Chris Potter (Bettyanne). Beloved grandfather of Ben, Rachel, Nicole, Lisa, Emily, Raymond, Aaron, Ian, Lee and Nicole. Cherished great grandfather of Charlie, Lucas, Gabriel, Mila, Melodie, Richard, Marshall, Cash, Elle and Dash. Remembered by his many nieces and nephews. Dearly missed by many friends. A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, December 5, 2014 from 1-4pm at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E., Cobourg. If desired, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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GARRETT-GOMES, Yvonne Marguerite Davidson

Posted by on November 26, 2014

Garret GomesGone to be with her Lord on Friday, November 21, 2014 from the Niagara-on-the-Lake Hospital.  Loving daughter of the late Helen and Philip Davidson, devoted sister of the late Philip O. Davidson, all formerly of Queenston.  Widow of the late Harold Garrett (2007).  Survived by loving sister Rhoda E. Irvine, nephews Philip and Thomas Irvine and niece Carol Heuser.  Also survived by husband Ronald Paul Gomes and Gomes brothers and sisters.  Yvonne worshipped her Lord in her own quiet way.  Her compassion and thoughtfulness will always be remembered especially by the elderly and mentally challenged.  Yvonne wishes to thank all her relatives and friends who have stood by her during difficult times and shared her happy times The family will receive friends at Morse & Son Funeral Home, 5917 Main St., on Thursday, November 27, 2014 from 11- 1 p.m.  A service to celebrate Yvonne’s life will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 1 p.m. Cremation to follow with a private family interment at Lundy’s Lane Cemetery in the Garrett plot. Those who wish may make a memorial donation to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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WILSON; Colin, of Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, formerly of Petrolia

Posted by on November 26, 2014

Peacefully on November 24th, 2014, Colin Thomas Wilson passed away at the Thomson Centre, Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, the last of 7 children, at the age 87. Beloved husband of the late Hilda Wilson (nee Stephenson). Survived by his sons, Kenneth and Sue Wilson, John Wilson, and David (Wanda) Wilson. Fondly remembered by his many grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Thomas and Agnes Wilson. At Colin’s request, cremation has taken place and a celebration of life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association (www.diabetes.ca) or the Heart and Stroke Foundation (www.heartandstroke.on.ca), and can be arranged by calling the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia (519) 882-0100. Memories, pictures and condolences may be shared online at www.needhamjay.com.

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TURNER: June of Strathroy

Posted by on November 26, 2014

2014_11_26_12_04_30At St. Joseph’s Hospice, London with her family at her side on Tuesday, November 25th, 2014.  June Turner (McNall) of Strathroy in her 78th year.  Lovingly remembered by her husband of 60 years, Ken Turner.

Dear mother of Penny (Steve) Wright of Bright’s Grove, Deborah Graham of Strathroy, Wayne (Renata) Turner of Charlotte, NC and Robert Turner of Strathroy.

Loving granny of Tara (Jason), Kelly (Jason), Sean (Brianne), Chris (Jody), Tiffany (Jacob), Kristen (Dylan), Charlie (Rebecca) and great grandma June to Kyler, Taya, Carly, Hadley, Holden, Cara and Emily.

Dear sister of Doug (Marg) McNall, Evonne (Don) MacRae, sister in law to Jim Howett and Evelyn McNall.  Also survived by several nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by her parents Robert John and Pearl McNall, sisters Dolores, Bernice and Rhea, brother Elgin and brother in law Jim.

Friends may call at Denning Bros. Funeral Home, Strathroy on Friday, November 28th, 2014 from 12 – 2 pm.  Funeral service to follow at 2 pm.  Interment Strathroy cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the St. Joseph’s Hospice, London would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy.

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HARKINS: James Wilson “Bill” of London

Posted by on November 26, 2014

HARKINS, James Wilson “Bill” – Peacefully at Parkwood Hospital on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 in his 92nd year. Cherished father of Michael Harkins (Alexandra) of London, Janet Pressey (the late Douglas) of Hastings, and Nancy Cairncross of London. Loving grandfather of nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his sisters Dorothy Walker, Rossine Gilbert and Rita Harkins. At the request of the deceased, there will be no visitation or service. Private family interment will take place at a later date. Special thanks to the wonderful nurses and staff at Parkwood Hospital (3 Kent West) for their care and compassion. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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