BAUER: Deker Jakob Allan (Ingles)

Posted by on August 11, 2014

It is with saddened hearts that the family announces the passing of Deker Bauer. Beloved son of Teresa. Loving brother of Matthew (Sarah) and Baillie. Special grandson of Evelyn. Deker will be missed by his nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles. Family and friends will be received at New Life Assembly, 421 Oozloffsky Street, Petrolia, on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A celebration of Deker’s life will be held at New Life Assembly on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Clair Child and Youth Services (cheques only at the funeral home please).  smithfuneralhome.ca

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VANNESTE: Gerard Joseph

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Vanneste web photoSuddenly and surrounded by his loving family, Gerard Joseph Vanneste passed away on Sunday, August 10, 2014, at Bluewater Health at the age of 74. Beloved husband of Martina “Marion” Vanneste for 50 years. Loving father of Robert (Sheri) and Diane (Craig) Ewing. Cherished grandfather of Spencer, Tanner, Maverick and Mackenzie Vanneste, and Taylor Ewing. Treasured great grandfather of Noah. Dear brother of Frank (Lea) Vanneste, Cesar (Ellen) Vanneste, Eric (Janice) Vanneste, Roland (Sandra) Vanneste, Frieda (Jerry) Spruytte, Roza (Jim) Chambers and Jeannine Vanneste, and brother-in-law of Richard (Sheila) Van Der Ster. Fondly remembered by his mother-in-law Gina Van Der Ster. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Joseph and Demetria Vanneste, brothers Abel and Willy Vanneste and brother-in-law Ron Van Der Ster. Gerard was a lover of people, horses and dogs.  He was a driver for Automax and also a volunteer driver for Children’s Aid. He will be deeply missed. A special thank you to Sumac Lodge for the excellent care Gerard received during his stay. Family and friends will be received on Wednesday, August 13, 2014, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 14, 2014, at Smith Funeral Home. Interment to follow in Resurrection Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Parkinson Society, Heart & Stroke Foundation or VON (cheques only at the funeral home please). smithfuneralhome.ca

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EMERY: William “Bill” Herbert of Peterborough

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EMERY: William Herbert “Bill” – Peacefully at the PRHC on Thursday, August 7th, 2014 at the age of 66. Bill, beloved partner of Donna Hanrahan and father of Eric (Tracy) and Kirk (Melody). Dear brother of Jim, Barb (Wayne) Bonner, and the late Beverly (Ken) Bell. Friends may call at ASHBURNHAM FUNERAL HOME & RECEPTION CENTRE, 840 Armour Rd., Peterborough, from 2 – 3 p.m. on Sunday, August 10th. Funeral Service to be held in the chapel at 3 p.m. Cremation to follow. If desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society may be made at www.AshburnhamFuneral.ca or by calling 705-740-0444.

 

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BRAITHWAITE: Phillip “Phil” Neil of Peterborough

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BRAITHWAITE, Phillip Neil – of Lakefield, Age 63, died peacefully with his family by his side at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 following a short battle with cancer. Phil was the loving son of the late Margaret and Neil Braithwaite, and a devoted brother to Chris (Karen Weaver), Mike (Janet) & Joanne Collins (Neil) – all of Peterborough. Phil will also be remembered by his many nieces, nephews, and friends. In honour of Phil’s wishes, a private family service will be held at a later date. If desired, condolences to the family or donations to the Canadian Cancer Society may be made at www.CommunityAlternative.ca or by calling COMMUNITY ALTERNATIVE FUNERAL HOME at 705-742-1875.

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BILLEN: Betty Ann of Peterborough

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BILLEN, Betty Ann:  With heavy hearts we announce Betty’s passing on Friday, August 8, 2014. Beloved wife of sixty years of William “Bill” Billen. Loving mother of Lisle Billen of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia and Sharon Billen (Rick Kelly) of Peterborough, Ontario. Betty was an amazing Grandma to Tonille LeBlanc and Cody LeBlanc. Daughter of the late Freda and Bruce Gummer. Dear sister of Melford Gummer, the late Jack Gummer, Owen Gummer and Zella Hall.  Betty will always be remembered by many nieces and nephews. A private family service will be held. If desired, condolences to the family or donations to Hospice Peterborough for the purpose of the New Hospice Peterborough Care Centre may be made at www.AshburnhamFuneral.ca or by calling 705-740-0444.

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ALLEN, Orma from Lansdowne

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Orma AllenPeacefully on Sunday August 10, 2014 at the Brockville General Hospital, Garden Street Site. Orma May Allen (nee Huck). Beloved mother of David (Theresa), devoted nannie to Gary Shane and Tye David Allen. Orma is survived by her brother of Ron Huck (Ann), her sister-in-law of Barbara Huck and her daughter-in-law Mary Ann McCarney. She is predeceased by her husband Ray, sons Douglas and Gary, a brother Art Huck and her parents Howard and Marion Huck, she will be missed by many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Family and Friends may call at the Barclay Funeral Home, 1033 Prince Street, Lansdowne on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. The Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday August 14, 2014 at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Escott Cemetery. In memory of Orma, donations to the Escott Cemetery or the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Messages of condolence may be sent on line at www.barclayfuneralhome.com   

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COLEMAN: Beatrice “Bea” Doris of Peterborough

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COLEMAN, Beatrice Doris – Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 6, 2014. Beatrice (Wagner) of Peterborough in her 97th year. Beloved wife of the late Victor Coleman. Cherished mother of Julie Coleman of Peterborough and Karen Coleman Gregory of London, Ontario. Dearly loved by grandsons Robin Gregory (Alyson) of Toronto and Andrew Gregory (Sarah) of Prince George, B.C. Predeceased by her parents Frederick and Pauline Wagner. Bea is survived by her brother Ralph Wagner (late Margaret) and sister-in-law Jean Wagner (late Douglas), both of Stratford. Predeceased by sisters Ruth Cahill (Lorne), Audrey Brown (Charles), brother Stanley Wagner (Eileen) and sisters-in-law Jean Menzies (Roy) and Elizabeth Menzies (Raye). Aunt Bea will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. A heartfelt thanks to the Community Care Access Centre and We Care Home Health Services for their wonderful caregiving and support. Thank you to the staff and residents of Applewood Retirement Residence for their kindness and friendship. Special thanks to earthly angels Linda and Jim Dorsett and Vivian and Jim Falls for their love and support in the care of our mother. Friends will be received at the ASHBURNHAM FUNERAL HOME, 840 Armour Road, Peterborough, from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Monday, August 18, 2014, followed by a funeral service in the Ashburnham Chapel at 1:00 p.m. Friends and family are invited to a reception in the Legacy Room immediately following the funeral service. Interment at Little Lake Cemetery.   If desired, condolences to the family, directions to the service or donations in lieu of flowers to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated and may be made at www.AshburnhamFuneral.ca or by calling 705-740-0444.

Bea Coleman

Bea Coleman

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WOODFINE, Mary Ann

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Woodfine, Maryann webWOODFINE, Mary Ann- It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our dear mother, grandmother and great grandmother.  Cherished wife of late John (2004).  Loving mother of Rosemary (Paul) Learn, John (late Carol), Michael, Billy (Marlene), Anthony (Shirley), Connie Woodfine and Donnelda (Angus) Cameron.  Beloved grandmother and great grandmother. Dear sister of Laura Strong.  Predeceased by her sons William and Solomon, her daughter Carmel (April 2014), her parents Cecil and Patience Ann Harris and many brothers and sisters.

Mary enjoyed gardening, bingo and sewing blankets.

Mary’s family will receive friends on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 from 11-1 pm at Morse & Son Funeral Home, 5917 Main Street.  A service to celebrate her life will be held in the funeral home at 1 o’clock.  Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made Niagara Falls Humane Society.

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SNOW; Mr. Charles Frederick of Wasaga Beach, formerly of Mississauga

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Snow0001Died suddenly on Saturday August 9, 2014 at Waterside Retirement Lodge, Wasaga Beach at the age of 79. Charlie of Wasaga Beach, loving father of Dan (Colleen), Dave (Helen) and Denise (Wayne Goldstein). Charlie will be forever missed by his eleven grandchildren, Natalie, Theresa, Elizabeth, Kerri, Michael, Stephanie, Daniel, Melissa, Charlotte, Madeline and Gavin and by his five great grandchildren, Lauren, Brendan, AnnaLynne, Elodie and Clara. He is also survived by his sister Ginger (John Dick) and brothers Ron (Fran) and Ralph (Cathy) and his many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his parents Harold and Hilda Snow. Friends and family will be received at the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home – Wasaga Beach Chapel, 509 River Road West, Wasaga Beach on Wednesday August 13, 2014 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday August 14, 2014 at 11 a.m. Reception to follow. Interment Waubaushene Cemetery. If desired, remembrances to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by Charlie’s family. To sign the Book of Memories, log on to www.carruthersdavidson.com

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PRIES, Selma of Hanover, formerly of Neustadt

Posted by on August 10, 2014

Selma Pries Obit 3 - CopySelma Catherine Pries of Hanover, formerly of Neustadt, passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Hanover & District Hospital on Sunday, August 10, 2014 in her 92nd year.

Beloved wife of the late Harvey Pries. Loving mother of Lorraine Pries of Hanover, Eunice (Jean) Lemay of Collingwood, Darlene (Grant) Rhody of Chesley, Marilyn Paterson of Hanover, Sandra (Scott) Cameron of Kitchener, Paul (Barb) Pries of Durham and Diane (Graeme) Johnston of Stratford. Selma will be sadly missed by her grandchildren, Rachelle (Mike), Lindsay (Bryan), Nathan (Christina), Jennifer (Corey), Drew (Amy), Katie (Matt), Heidi, Benjamin (Jennifer), Jeffrey, Holly and Cole as well as her great grandchildren Luke, Brooklyn, Landon, Isla, Jackson, Cooper and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son-in-law Ted Paterson, brother Clayton Hill and her parents, Ezra and Katherine (Lantz) Hill.

Visitation will be held at Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley, on Tuesday, August 12 from 4 – 8 p.m. where a funeral service celebrating Selma’s life will be held on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 11 a.m. Interment in St. James Lutheran Cemetery, Lauderbach.

Memorial donations to Canadian Diabetes Association or Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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FRLAIS: Eunice

Posted by on August 10, 2014

At Lambton Meadowview Villa on Sunday, August 10, 2014, Eunice Frlais, age 82, of Sarnia.  Beloved wife of the late John Frlais (2008).  Loving mother of Barb Morrissey and husband Gary, and Ron Frlais, partner Janet Archer and family.  Dear mother-in-law of Tracey Frlais.  Cherished grandmother of Stephanie, Jillian and husband Phillip, Ryan and Nicole.  Also survived by her brother Kevin Elliott and his wife Mary and their family.  Cremation has taken place.  A memorial service will be held at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 12:00 p.m., with family and friends being received one hour prior to service.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice or The Alzheimer Society. (cheques only at the funeral home please).  Memories and condolences may be sent online at smithfuneralhome.ca

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Kirby: Lucille of Point Edward

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KIRBY, Lucille Edith (nee Lumley)-A life lived abundantly and abundantly loved by many, Lou Kirby of Point Edward passed away surrounded by her  family on Saturday August 9, 2014 at Bluewater Health, Sarnia at the age of 49+++ following surgical complications after a fall this past Tuesday. Lou was sustained, comforted and enriched by her deep Christian faith, study, and devotion. Beloved wife of the late Dennis Kirby (1974). Loving mother of Mary Margaret/Margie (Lou) Dallaire, JoAnne (Tom) Kirby, D. John (Janine) Kirby and Sue (Hank Gruben) Kirby.  Treasured grandmother to Denise (Ian) Leduc, Mary-Lou (Mark) Hadden, Michelle (Jay) Cawker, Joe (Amanda) Dallaire, Jonathan (Christine) Kirby, Denny Kirby (Renee Lápensée) and Melissa (Bob) Hooey. She was the cherished great grandmother of Erica (John) Quick, Deanna Leduc (Jason Koens), Jocelyn, Samantha and Charlotte Hadden, Christopher and Matthew Cawker, Joshua and Elijah Dallaire and Kaylie Kirby.  Predeceased by her great grandson, Travis Leduc. Lou will be deeply missed by all who knew her including her dear friend John Emack.  Over the years, Lou was involved in many volunteer activities including the VON, the Order of the Eastern Star, the Red Cross, and the Distress Centre Hotline. Lou was generous and kind. She was always willing to help family, friends, and anyone she met. She remained independent, living in her own home in Point Edward.  She was an avid reader, enjoyed playing cards and going to the horse track, worked on word puzzles daily, and had a sharp and happy mind. The only pain she ever caused, was when she said her final good-bye. A special thank you for the wonderful care given by the doctors, nurses, and staff at Bluewater Health including: Dr. March, Dr. Davies, Kelsey, Erica, Chantal, Michelle, Tracy, Sarah, Sue, Theresa and Wanda. The prompt efforts to assist mom by both the volunteers of the Red Cross Transportation Service and the staff and students of the Bluewater School of Hair Design were commendable, considerate and appreciated. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Humane Society, or charity of choice.  Visitation will be held at the DJ. ROBB FUNERAL HOME (3-102 Victoria St N, Sarnia) on Tuesday, August 12th, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. and Wednesday, August 13th from 1:00-2:00 p.m., with the funeral service following at 2 p.m. on Wednesday with interment at Lakeview Cemetery.

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STEVENS: Edith Mary (Spiby)

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stevens croppedIt is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Edith Mary Stevens on Sunday, August 10, 2014 at Bluewater Health – Palliative Care, Sarnia at the age of 86. Edith was the beloved wife of the late Harry Edward Stevens (2010) for 57 years.  Loving mother of Helen (Wayne) Parker, Jim (Kathy) Stevens and Lyle Stevens. Cherished grandmother of Heather (Jason) Lussier, Kaitlyn Parker, Jeffrey Stevens and Lisa Stevens and great-grandmother of Bailey, Mackenzie, Caleb and Cole. Dear sister-in-law of Betty Lacarte.  Predeceased by her parents Ezra and Charlotte Spiby and brothers-in-law Olburne Stevens and Andy Lacarte.   Edith was a longtime member of The Sarnia Church of Christ and enjoyed many years working in the Ladies Department at Sears.  Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at SMITH FUNERAL HOME 1576 London Line, Sarnia from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A memorial service will be held to celebrate Edith’s life on August 13, 2014 at Smith Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m.  Cremation has taken place. A private interment of ashes will be held at Lakeview Cemetery. Sympathy expressed through donations to C.C.A.C., Canadian Diabetes Association or The Inn of The Good Shepherd would be appreciated by the family. (cheques only when donating at the funeral home please)  Memories and condolences may be sent online at smithfuneralhome.ca

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POOL: Mindert

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Pool croppedPeacefully with his family by his side at Bluewater Health, on Saturday, August 9, 2014, Mindert Pool went home to be with his Lord at the age of 82.  Beloved husband of Jean for over 58 years.  Loving father of Ann (Cory) Van Veller, Greta (John) Cooke, Clarence (Alaine) Pool and Patricia (Gerald) De Jong.  Cherished grandfather of Christopher (Jackie), Amy (Mike) and Joel Van Veller; Nevada (Taryn), Joshua (Ellen), Katrina (Rodney) and Jessica (Floyd) Cooke; Chantelle (David), the late Michael (2010), Katrina (Adam) and Jocelynne (Dalton) Pool; and Alexandra, Jonathan, Aaron and Justin De Jong.  Dear brother of Anna Haaksma, Hijlke Ralph (Willy) Pool, Jack Pool, and Rita Pool; and brother-in-law of Alice Pool.  Predeceased by brothers Bill and Wietse Pool; brother-in-law Jim Kanary and sister-in-law Nellie Pool.  Survived by many nieces and nephews.  Mindert will be deeply missed by those who knew and loved him.  Thank you to Dr. C. Borek, Dr. Andros, Dr. J. O’Mahony and the Bluewater Health staff.  Special thank you to Dr. Greensmith and the amazing staff at Bluewater Health Palliative Care. Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at First Christian Reformed Church, 1105 Exmouth St. (at Murphy Rd.), Sarnia. A private family interment will be held at Resurrection Cemetery.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to World Renew, Bluewater Health Foundation – Palliative Care or the charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at smithfuneralhome.ca

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CAMPBELL: J. Jean of Camlachie

Posted by on August 10, 2014

campbell-croppedPeacefully on Friday, August 8, 2014, at Bluewater Health, J. Jean Campbell of Camlachie passed away at the age of 82.  Beloved wife of George D. Campbell.   Loving mother of Robert (Janelle) Campbell, Bonnie (Brian) Burdett and Daniel (Tracey) Campbell.  Cherished grandmother of Emma, Joel and Seth, Abby, Lily and Sebastian, and Shannon and Nathan.  Dear sister of Donald (the late Margaret Jean) Keyes, George Keyes, Kenneth (Sandra) Keyes and the late Maud (the late Chester) Malloch.  Predeceased by her parents Jessie and H. E. Sherlock Keyes.  Family and friends will be received on Friday, August 15, 2014 at SMITH FUNERAL HOME 1576 London Line, Sarnia from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at Camlachie United Church, Camlachie at 11:00 a.m. with visiting one hour prior to the service.  The interment will follow in Wyoming Cemetery.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Canadian Blood Services, Camlachie United Church or the charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at smithfuneralhome.ca

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KORSTANJE: Grace (née Westerbeek)

Posted by on August 10, 2014

KORSTANJE Photo0000001AOn Tuesday, August 5, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, Grace Korstanje went to be with her Lord and Saviour. Grace was born in Wijk bij Duurstede, The Netherlands, on October 4, 1928, to Lute and Maartje Westerbeek. Grace was a member of Trinity Anglican Church in Sarnia. Beloved wife of the late Hubert Korstanje (2007). Loving mother of Joan (Ken Silk), Andre (Susan), Henry, Bill, Linda (Mike McClintock), Judy and Tim (Nancy Cardinal). Cherished grandmother of Tim (Daina), Ken (Julie), Lonny and Shawn (Erin) Silk, Nathan, Karen and Angelique Korstanje, Joel and Kirk (Kim) McClintock, and Eric and Thomas Cardinal. Cherished great-grandmother of Meredith, Hudson, Laura, Julia, Daniel, Holland and Mayleigh Silk, and Max McClintock. Dear sister of Janny Ceelen. Predeceased by her daughter Margaret (Margo) and daughter-in-law Octavienne Korstanje, grand-daughter Jody Silk, and brother Henk Westerbeek. A private funeral service for immediate family was held on Friday August 8, 2014, at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Trinity Anglican Church, 1194 Murphy Rd., Sarnia, Ontario.  SMITHFUNERALHOME.CA

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HARTWICK: Harold of Thorndale

Posted by on August 9, 2014

Hartwick, Harold-W150At St. Marys Memorial Hospital, St. Marys on Saturday, August 9, 2014, of Thorndale in his  85th year. Dear husband of  the late Barbara (Hobbs) Hartwick (2013). Cherished father of Brian and Julie Hartwick, and Brenda and Bob Smith all of Thorndale. Beloved grandfather of Joshua and Trish Hartwick, Amanda and Ryan Elliott all of Thorndale, and Matthew Hartwick and Lauren Gilchrist of Thamesford; and Brandon Smith of Thorndale and great-grandfather of Riley and Lilly Hartwick, and Charlotte Elliott. Dear brother-in-law of Barry and Linda Hobbs of London and Helen Hartwick of Denfield. Predeceased by his  parents Delmar and Ruth Hartwick and a brother Ray Hartwick.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM, where the memorial service will be held on Wednesday, August 13th at 11 AM with Rev. Thomas Hiscock officiating. Cremation with interment St. Marys Cemetery.

Donations to the  DASH Foundation or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com.

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STACEY, Norman “Bruce” of Brockville, Ontario

Posted by on August 9, 2014

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Suddenly entered into rest at the Sandbanks Provincial Park in Prince Edward County, on Thursday August 7th, 2014. Bruce Stacey aged 75 years.   Loving father of Laura Stacey of Barrie and James (Barbara) of Brockville.  Cherished grandfather of Emma and Ryan Plunkett; Quinn, Ainsley, Kierra and Zachary Stacey; and Travis and Trey Bennett.  Husband of Audrey (Mayhew) Stacey.  Dear brother of Gail (Cecil) Hitchcock, Beverly (Bill) Stewart, Daniel Stacey and Wanda Mayhew and brother-in-law of Louise and Isabel Stacey.  Predeceased by parents James and Christina (Hawe) Stacey, brothers John and Ben and sister Barb (Ken) McArthur.

Family and friends may call at the Barclay Funeral Home, 137 Pearl Street East, Brockville, on Monday August 11th, 2014 from 12:00 pm until time of service.  The Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday at 2:00 pm.  Interment Greenbank Cemetery in Rocksprings.  In memory of Bruce, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Harvest Church 650 Edward St., Prescott K0E 1T0 would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Messages of condolence may be sent online at www.barclayfuneralhome.com

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THYSSEN: Lambert “Bert”, of London

Posted by on August 9, 2014

Peacefully at his home on Saturday, August 9, 2014, Lambert “Bert” Thyssen, of London, passed away at the age of 68. Cherished husband and best friend of Dianne. Loving father of Rodger Thyssen, Jennifer Rankin, and step-father of Richard De Caesteker and Brian Ellis. Dear grandfather of Justin, Danny, Zak, Ashley, Alysia, Austin, Adam, Amber and Ava. Brother of Dick Thyssen. Predeceased by his daughter Brenda and by his sister Willie Henderson. At the family’s request, there will be no visitation or funeral service. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Bert are asked to consider the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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VAN NESTE, Brenda Jean of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on August 9, 2014

Van Neste Brenda Aug 8Peacefully after a lengthy illness at Northumberland Hills Hospital on Friday August 8, 2014 at the age of 43.  Beloved wife of Don.  Loving mother of Mariah and Wyatt.  Cherished daughter of Bev and Laverne Arnold.  Dear sister of Karen Arnold-Magee (Dave), Rob Arnold (Cheryl) and sister-in-law of Dan Van Neste.  Remembered by her nieces Emily, Michaela, Sydney and Shailey, and her nephew Justin.  Daughter-in-law of Wanda Lambier and Marcel Van Neste.  A Celebration of Life will be held in the MacCoubrey Funeral Home Reception Centre, 30 King St. E. Cobourg on Wednesday August 13, 2014  from 6 to 9 pm .  If desired, donations may be made to Benefit for Brenda Fund which will be used for Mariah and Wyatt’s RESPs.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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FOTO: Alexandra “Alex” Josephine, of London

Posted by on August 9, 2014

Foto - editedIt is with great sadness that our family announces that our Angel has gone to Heaven on Thursday, August 7th, 2014. Deeply loved, admired and adored daughter of Pat and Vito Foto. Beloved granddaughter of Franca and the late Giuseppe Foto, Myriam and Jose Da Costa and the late Tulio Lorza. Loving niece of Anna (Joe), Joe (Linda), Gerardo (Adriana), Gustavo (Maria Fernanda), Myriam (Camilo), Gloria (Diego), Susy (Jose Maria) and Ramiro. Alex will be sadly missed by her cousins and extended family in Colombia, Europe, the U.S.A. and Canada as well as numerous friends around the world. Alex was a graduate of Sir Frederick Banting Secondary School and was an exceptional student and cheerleader at the University of Waterloo. Alex had a passion for diving, running, reading, gymnastics and fundraising. She was dedicated to helping children around the world and was currently sponsoring a child in the Dominican Republic. Alex was a World Vision Ambassador, a leader and organizer. She travelled to Kenya, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, and most recently Brazil, to advocate on behalf of children in poverty. Alex assisted with various events including the ‘30 Hour Famine’ and was a great inspiration to all who knew her. She will be truly missed by her mother and father and all those who deeply loved her. Alex will forever live in our hearts. Visitation will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Sunday from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m., with prayers at 1:45 p.m. and on Monday from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. PETER`S BASILICA, 196 Dufferin Avenue, London, on Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Entombment to follow at St. Peter’s Holy Family Chapel Mausoleum. Those wishing to remember Alex are asked to send flowers or consider a donation to World Vision. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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BANNERMAN, Wilma Jane of Stayner

Posted by on August 9, 2014

Bannerman0001 (2)Passed away on Friday August 8, 2014 at the General & Marine Hospital, Collingwood in her 86th year. Wilma of Stayner, formerly of Barrie, beloved wife of the late Norman (2008). Loving mother of the late Rosemary Cuculick (1996), Ken (Mary) of Barrie and Norma of Barrie. Cherished grandmother of Wayne (Rachel), Jeffery (Sarah), Derek (Michelle), Korey (Melissa) and Kevin (Tarah). Great-grandmother of Tyrus, Cailyn, Michael, Kyle, Reilly and Kole. Family and friends will be received at the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home – Stayner Chapel, 7313 Highway 26, Stayner (705-428-2637) on Monday August 11, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.. Funeral Service will be held at the Anglican Church of the Good Shepherd, 219 Scott Street, Stayner on Tuesday August 12, 2014 at 11:30 a.m.. Cremation with interment at Stayner Union Cemetery. If desired, donations in Wilma’s memory may be made to the General & Marine Hospital Foundation. For further information and to sign the book of memories, log on to www.carruthersdavidson.com

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COMARTIN: George Edward

Posted by on August 9, 2014

COMARTIN: George Edward - at the Markham-Stouffville Hospital on Friday, August 8, 2014.  George Comartin of Pefferlaw was the beloved husband of the late Margaret Mary (Quinlan) Comartin.  Dear father of Jim (Nancy) of Peterborough, Brian (Nancy) of Kelowna, B.C., and Michael (Debbie) of Lindsay.  Loved grandfather of Sarah, Matthew, Cody, Brandon, Grayson and Quinn. Predeceased by his sisters Lenore Surette and Mary Comartin and brothers Ernest, Frank and Bernard.  Family and friends will be received at the Mangan Funeral Home, Beaverton on Monday, from 2 P.M. to 4 P.M. and 7 P.M. to 9 P.M.  Funeral mass will be held at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, 28118 Highway #48, Virginia on Tuesday August 12, 2014 at 11 A.M.  Interment St. Anthony’s Cemetery, Virginia. If so desired memorial donations in memory of George to the Diabetic Association would be greatly appreciated by the family. A Lions Club service will be held at the funeral home on Monday evening at 7 P.M. Online condolences are welcomed at www.manganfuneralhome.com

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JOHNS, Eric N. ‘Loppy’

Posted by on August 9, 2014

Johns Loppy Paper Pic copyJohns, Eric N. ‘Loppy’

Passed away peacefully, at his home in Leamington Court, with his family by his side on Friday, August 8, 2014 at the age of 84. Loving and devoted husband for 64 years to Alice Mae (nee Quick). Beloved Dad to Pat McKinnon (Chuck), Pam Goyeau (Rick), Barbara Quick (Alan), Darlene Segave, Wayne Johns (Lynne), Ron Johns (Chris), Murray Johns (Mary) and the late Karen Harfmann. Dearest Grandpa of 16 grandchildren and 28 great grandchildren and predeceased by grandson Shawn Segave. Predeceased by his brothers and sisters. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Loppy was a dedicated employee for 50 years as a truck driver for Erie Produce/Erie James. Loppy enjoyed his time watching the horses at the racetrack, was an avid Bingo player, but most importantly he loved his time with Alice at Tim Horton’s and spending time with his family. Visiting at Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Monday from 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Loppy’s life will be held, from the funeral home, on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 11 a.m. Pastor Mike Sealy officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. If you wish to donate in memory of Loppy, the family has asked that donations be made to the Hospice of Windsor Essex or to the Canadian Cancer Society. Family & Friends may share their memories of Loppy at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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TAYLOR-SHARPE, Alverna Joanna “Qua” of Curve Lake at the age of 76 years.

Posted by on August 8, 2014

frame book pictureTAYLOR-SHARPE: Alverna Joanna “Qua”

Passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness at the P.R.H.C. on Thursday August 7, 2014. Qua Taylor-Sharpe of Curve Lake, aged 76 years. Lovingly remembered by her devoted husband Stan Sharpe. Loved and missed by her son Mike (Kelly), his children Brittany & Cody and stepchildren Abby & Emma. Remembered by Susy Coppaway, her daughter Mary Lee and her children Angelina, Callista, Jorja, Dylan and Eli. Also remembered by stepchildren Tony and his daughter Keara “Niskaba”, Banners and Raymond. Survived by her sister Gwen Oliver and brother-in-law Louie Muise. Predeceased by her sisters Violet, Viola (Lionel), Hilda “Polots” and Lenore and by her brothers Winston, Harold and Daniel. A memorial service will be held at the Curve Lake Community Church on Monday August 11, 2014 at 11:00 AM. Interment Curve Lake Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation as expressions of sympathy. Arrangements entrusted to THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES, LAKEFIELD CHAPEL, www.hendrenfuneralhome.com or 705-652-3355.

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