Gaudette, Gregory Thomas

Posted by on August 18, 2015

web_Gaudette_GregPassed suddenly on August 16, 2015 at the age of 67. Loving partner of Colleen Higgins, cherished father of Danielle and Jason ( Kerry), Molly and Liam. Proud Grandpa GG of Jade, Megan, Gabriella and Gavin. Devoted son of Evelyn and Donald Gaudette. Supportive brother of Taryn Farrah of Tilbury. Greg will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Will be missed by his loyal companion Beau. Greg received his Honors Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Windsor, MBA from the University of Detroit Mercy and his CGA in Ontario. After 34 years of service Greg retired from Chrysler Corporation, holding many executive positions in both Canada and the U.S.A. Greg was an active member in many organizations including Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity, the Riverside Sportsman Club in addition to serving on the boards of the Windsor Symphony, St. Clair College, the Chrysler Canada Retirees Organization and the Windsor Yacht Club. In retirement Greg was happiest on the water. His passion for boating, golf and travel was only second to his love of family and friends. Special thank you to 5th floor Met Hospital R.N. Joe Garro for his care and compassion. If you so desire, donations to the Odette School of Business University of Windsor in memory of Gregory Thomas Gaudette. Cremation services were held. Memorial visitation Tuesday 3-5p.m & 7-9p.m and Wednesday 3-5p.m & 7-9p.m. Parish Prayers Wednesday at 4:30pm and a Commodore’s Walk By at 7:30pm at FAMILIES FIRST 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor (519-969-5841). On Thursday, family and friends are invited to meet at 10:00a.m at St. John Vianney Church (385 Dieppe St.) until time of Memorial Service at11:00 a.m. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Shalton, Caroline (nee Erent)

Posted by on August 18, 2015

web_Shalton_CarolineSuddenly on August 17, 2015 at the age of 67. Dear Mother of John and partner Sue, Sharon Seguin and husband Richard, Jeff and wife Laura. Cherished Baba Sweets of Koltyn, R.J., Connor, Tyler, Victoria and Evan. Caroline will be sadly missed by her Aunts, Uncles and Cousins. Predeceased by her parents John and Katherine Erent, her sister Gail Beer (survived by Mike Beer). Caroline loved her family and grandchildren dearly and was very proud of her Croatian heritage and cooking. In her free time, she enjoyed going for luncheons with family and friends with a quick stop at Timmies. If you so desire, donations to the Charity of your Choice would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will take place at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Families First, 1065 Lauzon Road East Windsor (519-969-5841). Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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VERGE: Bruce

Posted by on August 18, 2015

Peacefully, surrounded by loving family, on Sunday, August 16, 2015, at Bluewater Health, Bruce Verge passed away at the age of 75. Beloved husband of Mary Verge. Loving father of Bart (Kim Langis) Verge and their children Jonathan (Traci), Samantha, Leanna and Andrew; Heather (Seth) Lockhart and their children Jessica (Tom) McKnight, Jocelyn (Corey) Scott, and Jenelle (Luke Smits) Lockhart. Treasured great-grandfather of 8 great-grandchildren. Survived by siblings Bernice, Lois, Jim and Glenn. Predeceased by siblings Bob, Gordon, Ron, Don, Violet, Ruby, Blanche and Roy. Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Thursday, August 20, 2015, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Friday, August 21, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. with visitation one hour prior to service. Interment to follow in Resurrection Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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NISBET: James “Jim” Duncan

Posted by on August 18, 2015

Peacefully, on Monday, August 17, 2015, at Vision Nursing Home, James “Jim” Duncan Nisbet passed away at the age of 89. Beloved husband of the late Joyce Nisbet. Loving father of Jay (Anne) Nisbet, Martin (Gail) Nisbet and Andrew (the late Tina) Nisbet. Cherished grandfather of James (Jessica) Nisbet, Thomson (Sonya) Nisbet, Jeffrey (Kayla) Nisbet, Thomas Nisbet (Anne) and David Nisbet. Dear brother of Marie Billick. Predeceased by his brother Thomas Nisbet and his sister Katherine Wallace.  Jim was a Professional Engineer – Land Surveyor, a Paul Harris Fellow, a Rotarian, and a past Commodore of the Sarnia Yacht Club.  Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Friday, August 21, 2015, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers and donations, a random act of kindness in Jim’s memory would be greatly appreciated.

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KOUTROS, Tsambika

Posted by on August 18, 2015

KkoutrosOUTROS, Tsambika
Peacefully, after a long & courageous battle with ALS , surrounded with love, she gently passed in the arms of her loving daughter, caregiver and best friend on August 16, 2015 at the age of 83 years. Reunited with her beloved husband Nikolaos ( 2003 ). Devoted and loving mom to Kathy ( John ) Yiannou, Sam ( Michelle ) and Mike (Angela). Adoring yiayia of Eleni ( Adam ) Campeau, Peter ( Andrea ) Yiannou, Nicholas, Victoria, Nicholas , Kristi and soon to be great yiayia to Baby Yiannou. Dear sister of George Stratis ( Gregoira ) and predeceased by Alex, Maria and Primi. She will be sadly missed by extended family in Canada, United States and Greece. Tsambika and her husband emigrated from Greece to provide a better life for their growing family, and devoted their time and faith to the Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church where she was one of the founding members. We are so grateful to have had her in our lives; her journey with ALS has now ended and she is finally at peace. A special thank you to her caregivers at Aspen Lake (Sandwich Town) . Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME ( Banwell Chapel ) ( 519-253-7234) 11677 Tecumseh Rd E. on Tuesday August 18, 2015 from 3 to 5 & 7 to 9 PM. Thrice Holy Hymn Service Tuesday at 8:00 PM. Relatives and friends are welcome to gather at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church ( 65 Ellis St. E. ) on Wednesday August 19, 2015 at 10:00 AM for the Second Thrice Holy Service followed by the funeral service with Rev. Fr. Stavros Chatzis officiating. Interment Windsor Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers please help find a cure to ALS Society by making a donation in Tsambika’s memory (envelopes available at the funeral home). On-line condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com.

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Mantovan, Marco

Posted by on August 18, 2015

It is with heavysunrise field hearts that we announce the passing of Marco Mantovan on August 16, 2015 at the age of 58. Born in Bolzano, Italy on November 15, 1956, he immigrated to Canada with his parents Alfredo and Guiseppina Mantovan at the age of three. Marco grew up in Windsor with his siblings Cristina Lazzarin and Bruno Mantovan and cherished many great memories of his childhood. As a youngster he developed a passion for mechanics and tinkering with all things electrical leading him to pursue his dreams of owning a successful business. It was in Windsor where he met and married the love of his life and soulmate of 32 years, Laura Mantovan (nee Darisi) (2015). Together they welcomed and raised two daughters, Melissa (Jason) and Trisha (Derek), who admired his intelligence, ambition and drive and were always daddy’s little girls. Marco was an avid cyclist and enjoyed early morning rides and espresso with his crew. With his beloved wife and children by his side, he loved travelling to Mediterranean destinations and tasting their food. Adoring and devoted husband, caring and selfless father and father-in-law, supportive and loving son, brother and nephew. Cherished son-in-law to Milena Darisi, brother-in-law to Luca, Linda, Moreno, Gail, Jim, Bonnie, Brenda, Paul and Krista and Zio to many nieces and nephews. Marco was inquisitive, inventive and ingenious. Always willing to help where he could he never hesitated to lend a hand. He will be remembered for his kind heart, gentle soul, and loyal spirit. He will be dearly missed and never forgotten. A heartfelt thank you to the many family members and friends who have gathered to support us in our time of grief. Memorial visitation will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234, 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. on Thursday, August 20, 2015 from 5 p.m. until time of Memorial Service at 7:30 p.m. The family asks that no flowers be sent. Instead, donations can be made to The Hospice of Windsor or Transition to Betterness. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared at www.windsorchapel.com

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Baxter Gwendolyn Elizabeth

Posted by on August 18, 2015

web_Baxter_GwendolynBaxter, Gwendolyn Elizabeth of LaSalle, Ontario, left our presence, but not our hearts
Sunday, August 16, 2015. Born in Jamaica, WI, January 7, 1934. Gwen immigrated to Canada with her family in 1963. She was predeceased by her husband of 60 years, Sam 2012. Survived by their sons Greg (Yahee), Michael (Joan), Gary (Cheryl) and Wayne (Lucille), grandchildren Whitney and Ryan of NYC, Christian and Summer of Virginia, Megan, Jordan and Faith of LaSalle, Ethan, Micah and Jared of Cambridge, Ontario, sister Mavis Chin (John) of England, and many nieces and nephews. A retired real estate broker, she knowledgeably guided many clients through the home ownership process. She also served as a director of the Canadian Real Estate Association. Gwen had been a volunteer of the Canadian Cancer Society for more than 20 years. We would like to thank the Chartwell Oakpark LaSalle staff and residence family. Special thanks to Drs. Kuprowski, Wilson, Mikhail, Meriano; Jean, Mark and the dedicated nurses of the ER at Windsor Regional Hospital Ouellette Campus. If you so desire, donations made to St. Andrew Anglican Church would be appreciated by the family (205 Laurier Dr., LaSalle). If you so desire, donations made to St. Andrew Anglican Church would be appreciated by the family (205 Laurier Dr., LaSalle).
Memorial Visiting Saturday 10 am followed by a Celebration of Gwen’s life at 11:30 am 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, Lieutenant Colonel George Berressford

Posted by on August 18, 2015

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It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved George on August 15, 2015 at Hospice Residential at the age of 69 years. Reunited with his wife Linda (1997). Cherished father of Ashley Lynn Berressford Walker and predeceased by his son Peter Berressford Walker (1987). George lovingly dedicated his life to The Windsor Regiment Family, and most recently, it’s Association as well as The Commissionaires. Ashley, along with his family invite you to celebrate his life at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. East on Wednesday August 19, 2015 from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Prayers at 4:30 p.m. and a Service under the Auspices of the Windsor Veteran’s Memorial Service Committee will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel. Relatives and friends are invited to gather at Peace Lutheran Church (14985 Rossini Blvd) on Thursday, August 20, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Service at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Victoria Memorial Gardens. In kindness, donations may be made to Hospice of Windsor or to The Windsor Regiment Association. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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Kaschak, William (Bill) “Biggie”

Posted by on August 18, 2015

kaschakKaschak, William (Bill) “Biggie”
Passed away at his home on August 14, 2015 at 83 years of age. Dear husband of the late Eileen (nee Larsh). Loving father of Bill and wife Karen Kaschak. Cherished grandfather of Brett and Jordan Kaschak. Son of the late Peter and Katherine Kaschak. Survived by brothers Mike and wife Margaret, John and late wife Jeanne and predeceased by brothers Nick and late wife Pamela and Eddie. Special uncle of John, Jimmy, Gary, Kevin, Karen, Michael, Debbie and Shelley. Dear friend of Alice Brookbanks for many years. Fondly remembered by Eileen’s children Ron Reaume, Carole Pitre and the late Randy Reaume. He will also be missed by his companion and dog Scooter. He was well known in the baseball community especially for his dedication to coaching Fastball and Little League baseball. Biggie was the last manager in Windsor to guide a Little League Major Team (Windsor South Canadians) to the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania in 1972. He had a special bond with The Metro Catering Fastball Teams in the 80’s and 90’s and was also a regular patron of the Moose Lodge, Chrymoto Club and Legion Branch 143. A special thank you to Dr. Karnik and Dr. Sorensen for your care and compassion. Also, thank you to neighbours Perry Badsen and Don Hull for always helping out in times of need. Visitation will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234 1700 Tecumseh Rd. East on Wednesday August 19, 2015 from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service Thursday August 20, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel. Interment to follow at St. Alphonsus Cemetery. In memory of Bill, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to The Windsor Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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GALVIN, Elizabeth C. (nee Kiefer)

Posted by on August 18, 2015

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Passed away suddenly, yet peacefully at 81 years of age. Born in Windsor July 26th, 1934 and died August 13th, 2015 to join her beloved late husband, William (July 2012). Cherished mother of Michael and wife Anne (Goggins), Monica and husband Dave Findlay, Mark and wife Sandra (Reed). Much loved Nana of Trevor, Ross, Matt, Jordynn, Kyle, John and Luke. Predeceased by parents Joseph and Elisabeth Kiefer, and her brother Joseph P. Kiefer. Special thanks to the staff of Huron Lodge Poplar Unit for the phenomenal care she received as a resident the last three years. She will be fondly remembered for her sense of humour, love of musicals, generosity of self, and undying love for her family. Mrs. Galvin was a former employee of the City of Windsor and Hiram Walkers. As per Mrs. Galvin’s wishes there will be no visitation or funeral services. Arrangements entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME ( Main Chapel ) 1700 Tecumseh Rd E. 519-253-7234. In kindness, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society of Canada. On-line condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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DIVER: Beth, of RR#1 Priceville

Posted by on August 18, 2015

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our cherished sister-in-law, aunt, and cousin, just 5 weeks after the passing of her beloved husband Pat. Beth passed away peacefully at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Durham on Sunday August 16th, 2015 with her niece Debbie by her side. Violet Elizabeth “Beth” Diver (nee Gellatly) of RR#1 Priceville, in her 73rd year. Friends may call at the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham, on Saturday, August 29th from 11:30-12:15 pm, where a celebration of life service will be held at 12:30 p.m. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Durham and Community Health Care Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family.   www.mccullochwatsonfuneralhome.ca

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MOORE: Bill, of RR#3 Durham

Posted by on August 18, 2015

Passed away at Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce, Owen Sound on Saturday, August 15th, 2015. George Henry “Bill” Moore, of RR#3 Durham, in his 76th year. Beloved husband of the late Helen Moore. Loving father of Rick Moore and his wife Barb of Ayton, Tammy Sider of Durham and stepfather of Randy Fournier and his wife Cheryl of Newmarket, Beth Fournier of Seattle, Washington and Annette Fournier and her friend Tim of Toronto. Cherished grandfather of 6 grandchildren and 1 great-grandson. Dear brother of Joyce and her husband Bill Hollingsworth of Sault Ste. Marie, Bruce Moore and his wife Bertha of Hanover and Emilie and her husband Gilles St. Pierre of Listowel and brother-in-law of Jean Moore of Stratford. Predeceased by his sister Hazel Hammond and his brother Ron Moore. Cremation has taken place. A private graveside service was held at the Durham Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Cancer Society or the Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham.  www.mccullochwatsonfuneralhome.ca

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SMITH: Thomas, of RR#2 Priceville

Posted by on August 18, 2015

Passthomas smithed away suddenly on Sunday, August 16th, 2015. Thomas Gordon Emerson Smith, of RR#2 Priceville, in his 19th year. Beloved son of Bob and Cathy Smith. Cherished brother of Laura (Andy Millman), Alexander (Devon) Smith, Sara Smith (Zach Berthelot), Cassandra Smith (Andrew Pegelo), Emily Smith and Douglas Smith. Dear uncle of Quayd, Camryn and Drew. Survived by his paternal grandmother Clara Smith, his maternal grandparents Frank and Marilyn McMann, many aunts, uncles, cousins and many close family friends. Predeceased by his paternal grandfather Alexander Smith. Friends may call at the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham on Thursday, August 20th from 1 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. A celebration of Thomas’s life will be held at the Durham Community Centre, 451 Saddler Street West, Durham on Friday afternoon at 1 o’clock. Cremation to follow. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to Wes For Youth Online or Flesherton Minor Hockey would be appreciated by the family.  www.mccullochwatsonfuneralhome.ca

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McGregor: James Lock

Posted by on August 18, 2015

Jim passed away on Saturday, August 15, 2015, at Ian Anderson House Hospice in Mississauga. He will be dearly missed by his wife of 66 years, Mae, his daughter Shona (Harry Chamourian), son Arthur (Wendy Moore), grandchildren Scott, Adam and Hannah. Jim was born in Edinburgh, Scotland and served in WWII with the Royal Engineers. Mae and Jim chose to start a new life in Canada and immigrated in 1956, with Jim joining Polymer Corp. as a Professional Engineer. Jim and Mae attended Paterson Memorial Church for 58 years and took an active role in church life. Jim retired in 1985 and he and Mae spent their time traveling, gardening, playing bridge and tennis, and visiting friends and family. In 2013, they moved to Mississauga to be nearer their daughter. A memorial gathering will be held at Smith Family Centre, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Friday, August 28, 2015, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations would be welcome to the Kidney Foundation of Canada or Ian Anderson House, (P.O. Box 61034, 511 Maple Grove Dr., Oakville, Ontario L6J 7X2) (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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LEBERT, Annette…(née Comartin)

Posted by on August 18, 2015

LEBERT, Thank you squareIt is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our loving wife, mother and grand-maman who passed away in her 81st year in Pointe-aux-Roches/Stoney Point on August 18, 2015. Beloved wife of 62 years to Donat Lebert. Loving mother of Jean-Paul Lebert, Jérôme (Tracy) Lebert and Joanne Lebert (Ian Ketcheson). Wonderful and thoughtful grand-maman to Renée and Alexandre. Daughter of the late Ernest and Monique (Miny) Comartin. Daughter-in-law of the late Alfred and Bertha Lebert. Dear sister of Léo (2006) (Rena (2008)) Comartin, Bernice (Don) Robert, Wilfred (Lucille) Comartin, Marcel (Juliette (2014)) Comartin, Thérèse (Edward) Glasier, Gérald (Géraldine) Comartin. Dear sister-in-law of Edna (Raymond) Beaulieu, Philippe Lebert (1954), Sister Marguerite Lebert, Madeleine (Wilfred) (René (1977)) Rivest, Cécile (Fernand) Bouvier, Bernard (Carmel) Lebert, Roger (Linda) Lebert. She will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Visitation at Visitation Parish Church, Comber on August 20, 2015, from 2 to 5pm and 7 to 9pm, and on August 21, 2015 from 9:30 to 10:30am. Funeral Mass to commence at 10:30am. Following cremation, interment will be held at Annunciation Cemetery, Stoney Point at a later date. Thank you to Dr. Gupta and all the staff of Windsor Regional Cancer Centre for the exceptional care given to her. Thank you to the staff of Saint Elizabeth Health Care, especially David Shaw & Tina Latouf. Thank you to all the CCAC staff, especially Kelly Kopcok as well as Cheri Paterson of Hospice and Tamie Barr of Bayshore Home Health. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre or to the Visitation Parish Building Fund. Heartfelt gratitude to the family for their love and compassionate care in granting her final wishes. Online condolences may be shared at www.reaumefh.com

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DAVIDSON, Edna Leona of Port Hope, Ontario

Posted by on August 18, 2015

Davidson Edna Aug 16Passed away peacefully August 16th, 2015 in her 99th year. She has a smile on her face and a dance in her heart to join her husband George, sister Mary and her beloved doggies Carly and Chloe. A very heartfelt thank you to Dr. P. Stratford and the amazing staff at Port Hope Extendicare for their loving care and compassion. You will always have a special place in our hearts for the care you gave our “Mother” and dear friend. Lovingly remembered and always cherished by Jeri, Grant, Donna and the 2 doggies Carly and Chloe. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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COSTELLO: Edna of London

Posted by on August 18, 2015

COSTELLO, Edna…

Peacefully at Kincardine Hospital, on Friday, August 14, 2015, Edna (Wallace) Costello, in her 83rd year. Beloved wife of  the late Bert Costello (April 2015). Dear mother of Charmaine Jenkins of Kincardine and Michael Costello and his wife Julie of London. Loved grandmother of Sean and Kyle Jenkins and  Katelyn and Jessica Costello. Dear sister of Sam Wallace. Predeceased by sisters Jean and Gladys and her brothers Cyril and Raymond. Cremation has taken place.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.  A. Millard George Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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GILBERT, Dorey

Posted by on August 17, 2015

Peacefully at Richmond Terrace on August 17, 2015 at the age of 97. Services incomplete. Please contact Families First 585 Sandwich St. S. Amherstburg, 519-969-5841 for further information. Share memories, photos, or make a donation at www.familiesfirst.ca

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WOOD: Leonard of London

Posted by on August 17, 2015
24816 Mr. WoodWOOD, Leonard…..
Dad passed away Saturday, August 15, 2015 at University Hospital, London. He leaves behind the love of his life Margaret “Peggy” Wood after 70 years of Marriage. His children, Margaret Martin (Bob), Leonard Wood (Evelyn) and Pamela Wood. Pre Deceased by granddaughter Denise Bullivant 1985 and brothers Frederick, John and Tom. Sisters Edie and Clara. Survived by sister Rose Leadbitter, London, Doreen Harris (Don) England and Derek Wood (Val) England. Loving Pops of Julie Kirkby (Mark and family), Leanne Miller (Jason), Shane Wood, and Tamara Wood. Great grandchildren Richard Bullivant (Ashley), Ryan Miller, Cailey Miller, Emily Kirkby, Keirsyn Wood and Taiden Wood. Great Great Grandson Cooper Bullivant. Pops to extended families of Gary Martin (Carolyn), Richard Martin (Katherynne) and Angela Skinner (Kent). Uncle and Great Uncle to many nieces and nephews in Canada and abroad. Dad served with Montgomerys Desert Rats in WW11 and fought in North Africa, Italy, DDay Normandy, France and Germany and Liberation of Holland. He brought his family to Canada in 1957 and settled in London. He retired from Wolverine Tube 28 years ago. Dad enjoyed hunting, fishing and in later years his hobby was carving birds for friends and family. Mum and dad enjoyed many years of Ballroom dancing and made lifelong friends. He was a gentle man and a gentleman. We will miss him greatly. Friends will be received by family on Friday, August 21, 2015 from 7-9pm at A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, where the service will be held in the chapel on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 11:00 am. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation, 180-633 Colborne Street, London ON N6B 2V3 or Charity of your choice. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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COGHILL: Christine of London

Posted by on August 17, 2015

24813 CoghillCOGHILL, Christine…..

It is with a heavy heart, we announce the peaceful passing at University Hospital, London, on Thursday, August 13, 2015, Christine (Talbot) in her 63rd year. Beloved wife of Barry Williams. Loving mother of Jason Coghill (Sherri Baic) and Kim Coghill both of Sault Ste. Marie. Dear sister of Jennifer, Ellison, Lynn, Jacqueline, Davina and their families in Scotland and United States. She will be fondly remembered by her relatives, friends and co-workers throughout Sault Ste. Marie and London. Thank you to the medical team at University Hospital on the ICU floor for their support and compassion. Cremation has taken place. The family invites friends to Celebrate Christine’s Life at the Ceeps, 671 Richmond Street at Mill Street, London, from 2-4pm on Saturday, August 15th. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made Canadian Liver Foundation, 383 Richmond St, London, ON N6A 3C4. Arrangements entrusted to A. Millard George Funeral Home, London (519) 433-5184. Online condolences, memories and photographs may be shared at www.amgfh.com

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CAMBRIDGE: Margaret of London

Posted by on August 17, 2015

Mrs. CambridgeCAMBRIDGE, Margaret……

On August 13, 2015, Margaret Cambridge (nee Liley) passed away peacefully at Oak Crossing Nursing Home in her 89th year, with her family by her side. Margaret is predeceased by her beloved husband Roy (1981), her sister Aileen and brother-in-law Jack Densham. She will be sadly missed by her daughter Karen and son Jan (Lorrie). She will be greatly missed by her grandchildren Shanda (Tyler), Roy (Melissa), Rebecca, Amanda, Ryan (Ariel) and their families. Also missed by niece and nephews Michelle, Jon (Sheila) and Mark (Deb) and their families and her many cousins. A private family interment will take place at Woodland Cemetery. We would like to give a special thank you to the doctor, nurses and all the support staff at Oak Crossing for their kindness and exceptional care of Margaret during her stay with them. Arrangements entrusted to A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street, London. Online condolences, memories, and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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DARLING; James “Jim” of Hanover

Posted by on August 17, 2015

darling-webJames “Jim” Darling, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at The Village Senior’s Community, Hanover on Sunday, August 16, 2015.  He was 85.

Born in Wingham on July 12, 1930 to the late James and Agnes (nee Rutherford) Darling.

Survived by wife Margaret Darling of Hanover, children James Darling of Elmwood, Ethel (Doug) Morrison of Listowel, Phyllis (Dale) Bridge of Alberta, Katherine (Dale) Caskanette of Teeswater, Robert (Diane) Darling of Brantford, Stephen (Sharon) Darling of Cambridge and Ronald (Ann) Darling of Gorrie. Loved step father of Margaret’s children Andy, Steven (Deb), Mary (Larry), Wayne, Jayne, Anne (Tom), Colette (Kevin), Colin, James and Walter. Holding a special place in their hearts are his grandchildren, great grandchildren and his great great grandchild. Predeceased by his brothers Charles, Robert Darling and by a granddaughter Jessica.

Visitation will be held at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Thursday, August 20, 2015 from 2-3:30 pm and 7-9 pm where a Funeral Service will be held on Friday,  August 21, 2015 at 11am.  Vigil Rites will be held at the funeral home on Thursday afternoon at 3:30pm.  Rev. John Polacok officiating.  Interment in McIntosh United Cemetery, Carrick Township.

 In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Sick Kids Hospital Toronto or Children’s Hospital London would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.  Condolences may be sent to the family at www.mightonfuneralhome.ca

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CLASSEN: Robert Andrew

Posted by on August 17, 2015

Peacefully, surrounded by loving family, on Sunday, August 16, 2015, at Bluewater Health, Robert Andrew Classen passed away at the age of 84. Beloved husband of Joey. Loving father of Cherie (Tim) Feenstra, Steve (Meghan) Classen and Tom (Lee) Classen. Cherished Grandpa and Papa of Tyler (fiancée Laura) Feenstra, Travis Feenstra, Ashley, Makenzy, Kendall and Kyle Classen. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his sister-in-law and brother-in-law Mona and Don Balsdon and nephew Bill Long. Robert was a long-time member of Local 663. He was an avid race car enthusiast and loved to race as well. Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Wednesday, August 19, 2015, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A celebration of Robert’s life will be held on Sunday, August 23, 2015, from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m., at Tom and Lee Classen’s home, 4946 Brigden Road, Sarnia. Guests are invited to bring memories and a lawn chair. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Parkinson Society Canada or the charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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TIESSEN, Olga

Posted by on August 17, 2015

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99 years, passed away on Monday, August 17, 2015 at the Leamington Mennonite Home. Beloved wife of the late David Fast and the late Nikolai Tiessen (1991). Dear step mother of Erika Fast, Fred and Selma Berg, Elsie and George Janzen, Jake and Irene Epp, John and the late Irene Tiessen, the late Sophie and Victor Wiens, Martin and Suzanne Tiessen, the late Nick and Miriam Tiessen, Marg and Gord Smith, the late Louise and Helmut Schiller, Erwin and Ruth Tiessen, Walt and Bev Tiessen, Ed and Jane Tiessen, and the late Robert Tiessen. Loving grandmother of many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Dear sister of Katie Isaac and predeceased by brothers, Cornelius, John and Peter Toews, and sisters, Frieda Bergen, Erna Dyck, and Alice Tiessen. Visiting at the Leamington United Mennonite Church, 78 Oak Street East on Wednesday August 19, 2015 from 10 a.m. until time of the Funeral Service to celebrate Olga’s life at 11 a.m. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Mennonite Home. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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FAWCETT, Joan Mary of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on August 17, 2015

Fawcett Joan Aug 16 fixedPassed away at Northumberland Hills Hospital on Sunday 16 August 2015 in her 79th year.  Beloved wife of the late Robert.  Loving mother of Andy Fawcett (Ruth), Kristen Dajia (Peter) and Tim Fawcett.  Proud grandmother of Allie and Alex Fawcett, Sasha and Katerina Dajia and Kariston, Genny and Emily Fawcett.  Sister to Gloria Osborne.  Former Liberal MPP of Northumberland (1987 to 1995).  Friends will be received at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E., Cobourg on Wednesday 19th August and Thursday 20th August 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm.    A mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church 103 Lyle St. S., Grafton on Friday 21 August 2015 at 10 am followed by a reception in the hall.  Donations may be made to Northumberland United Way.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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