Workman; Irma Doreen of Wasaga Beach

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Workman, Irma Doreen

Died peacefully on Saturday December 24, 2016 at her home at the age of 91.  Irma of Wasaga Beach, beloved wife of the late Norman Workman (2003).  Loving mother of George and his wife Marlee, James and his wife Patricia, Robert and Cindy, David and his wife Sandi and Judy and her husband Rob Brunst.  Cherished grandmother of eleven grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.  Dear sister of the late Dorothy Bennett.  Friends will be received at the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home, 509 River Road West, Wasaga Beach on Friday December 30, 2016 from 12 noon for the Memorial Service in the Chapel at 1 o’clock. Reception to follow.   If desired, donations to the Salvation Army would be appreciated by Irma’s family.  To sign the Book of Memories, log on to www.carruthersdavidson.com

 

 

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Charbonneau; Sandra Ann of Wasaga Beach

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Charbonneau, Sandra Ann

Died suddenly on Friday December 23, 2016 at her home at the age of 48.  Sandra of Wasaga Beach, loving mother of Samantha (Shawn Gallant), Jed (Breanne Noyes) and Randy (Kim Ahlfeldt).  Cherished grandmother of Brayden Connor, Steven Elliott, Teera and Tristin Gallant.  Dear sister of Donna (Allan McLennon) and Brenda (Grant Lougheed).  Loving girlfriend of Mike Pelletier.  Sandra is predeceased by her parents Jean Nix and Richard Charbonneau.  She is survived by her step parents Wayne Nix and Judy Charbonneau.  She is also survived by her extended family aunt Lorraine Quinne, nieces and nephews Alana McLennon, Rodney Charbonneau, Stephanie, Justin and Jake Lougheed and great niece Nevaeh Johnson.  Friends will be received at the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home – Wasaga Beach Chapel, 509 River Road West, Wasaga Beach on Saturday December 31, 2016 from 1 p.m. for the Funeral Service in the Chapel at 2 o’clock.  For more information and to sign the online Book of Memories, log on to www.carruthersdavidson.com.

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Jonkman, Harry (Harm) of Barrie, Ontario

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Jonkman, Harry (Harm) – May 29th, 1922 – December 24th 2016 – Harry Jonkman, the original owner/Dad of “Mom & Dad’s Bakery” on Little Avenue of Barrie, was born in Meppel, Holland to Jan & Pieteke Jonkman (predeceased) and is predeceased by his sister Roelie VanSprang, (Jonkman).  He passed away in his home in Midhurst with family by his side following a lengthy hospital visit at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie.  He was beyond deserving of the most amazing Christmas gift received, which was going home to be with the Lord, to be reunited with his beautiful wife Elly Jonkman and his much loved daughter Cindy Warnar (Henk).  He is survived by his son, John Jonkman (Viona) and his two daughters, Patricia Anderson (Scott) and Marian Sweetland (Byron). He will be fondly remembered by eleven grandchildren:  Greg, Kari, Brad, Mark, Hendrik, Paul, Philip, Roxanne, Santana, Jesse and Skylar and eleven great-grandchildren:  Dylan, Brooke, Riley, Kassidy, Madison, Colby, Drake, Madeleine, Brook, Emma and Samantha.  A long time church member of Hi-Way Pentecostal Church in Barrie since 1966, Dad’s faith was apparent in all that he did and to all who knew him.  His 69 years of marriage to Elly was a true example of love and devotion.  Friends will be received at Hi-Way Church, 50 Anne St., N., Barrie on Thursday January 5th, 2017 at 12:30 PM for visitation until 2:00 PM at which time Dad’s celebration of life shall begin.  As an expression of sympathy, Dad loved supporting the children with World Vision, Canada and would love others to do the same.  We will forever be grateful for his example, his heritage and legacy.  Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family by visiting the website:  www.drivercremation.ca

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SAVAGE: Ruby of London

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SAVAGE, Ruby…..

Passed away on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at the Village of Glendale Crossing at the age of 92. Beloved wife of the late Ted Savage (2015) and Fred Back (1971). Loving mother of Steven Back and his wife Rose and Martin Back. Dear Gramma and Great Gramma of Robert and Rachel Back (Raleigh and Meyer), Kevin and Lisa Back (Sebastian and Danika), Ryan and Rebecca Back (Kalib, Charlotte, Maddox and Hudson). Lovingly remembered by her two nieces and their families in England and the Back family relatives in the Hamilton area. Cremation has taken place. Private family interment. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to Schlegel Villages Charitable Foundation, Attn:Glendale Recreation Fund, 3030 Singleton Avenue, London, ON N6L 0B6. Arrangements entrusted to A. Millard George Funeral Home 519-433-5184. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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VAREY: Cliff of London

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VAREY, Cliff…..

Peacefully at Chelsey Park, London, on Wednesday, December 28, 2016, Cliff Varey in his 86th year. Beloved husband of Brenda (Webber) Varey. Loving father of Heather Jamieson (Gord) of Barrie and step father of Tracy Vien (Marc) and Todd Smallman (Lois) all of London. Cherished grandpa of Amanda, Ashley, Matthew and Jacob. Dear brother of Edward Varey (Marj), Dennis Varey (Sandy), Gloria Varey and brother-in-law of Joan. Missed by his nieces, nephews and their families. Predeceased by his brother Ron Varey. Cliff  enjoyed working for Tack Feeds for 37 years. The family would like to thank the staff at Chelsey Park and Richard and Mary Bird for all their care and help. Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received by the family on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 from 10-11am at the Church of the Epiphany, 11 Briscoe Street West, London ON N6J 1L9, where the memorial service will be held at 11 am. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Church of the Epiphany – Memorial Building Fund. A. Millard George Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements 519-433-5184. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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BUSIGIN: John of London

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BUSIGIN, John….

Peacefully at Marian Villa, London, on Tuesday, December 27, 2016, John Busigin in his 99th year. Beloved husband of the late Tatiana Busigin (2013). Loving father of Nick Busigin (Gail) of Stratford, Anthony Busigin (Charlett) of Ocala, Florida, Andrew Busigin (Anya) of Toronto and Paul Busigin (Barbara) of London. Cherished Dyedushka of Matt (Jillian), Vanya (Joanna), Illya (Rudy), Tikhon, Xenia, Daniel, Mark, Marina, Christopher and predeceased by his grand-daughter Galina. Proud great-grandfather of Isabella, Isaac, Elizabeth, Anthony and Aria. Also missed by his nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank all staff at Marian Villa for the kind and compassionate care provided. Prayers will be said on Monday, January 2, 2017 starting at 6:30pm at the Russian Orthodox Church of Christ the Saviour, 140 Fairview Avenue, London ON N6C 4T8. The Liturgy will be served at 9:30am and the funeral service will begin at 11am, on Tuesday, January 3, 2017, with Very Reverend Vladimir Morin.  Interment in Woodland Cemetery, London.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to St. Joseph’s Health Care Foundation – Marian Villa, Parkwood Institute, Main Building Room B2-147, 550 Wellington Road, London, ON N6C 0A7 or to the Russian Orthodox Church of Christ the Saviour. Arrangements entrusted to the A. Millard George Funeral Home, London 519-433-5184. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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WARREN: Albert Edward “Ted” of Beaverton, Ontario

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WARREN: Albert Edward “Ted” – at Lakeview Manor, Beaverton on Wednesday, December 28, 2016.  Ted Warren of Beaverton was the beloved husband of the late Lorraine (Smale) Warren.  Loved father of Cathy (Bill), late Ron and grandfather of Dalton (Megan). Brother of Marion Coon, Jim Warren and predeceased by Arthur, Marie, Ethel, Elwood and Ann. Survived by many nieces and nephew. Family and friends will be received at the Mangan Funeral, Beaverton on Friday, January 6, 2017 from 7 PM to 9 PM with funeral service in Beacan Presbyterian Church, Beaverton on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 1:30 PM. If so desired, memorial donations, in memory of Ted, to the Parkinson Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences are welcomed at www.manganfuneralhome.com

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PAUL, Margaret Ellen (nee Clarke) of Colborne, Ontario

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Peacefully on Wednesday, December 28, 2016, in her 83rd year. Beloved wife of Bev. Loving mother of Ed (Elaine), Steve (Fran), Rob (Lori) and Tom (Darnell). She will be sadly missed by her 5 grandchildren, all her great grandchildren and dear friend Vicki Fernicola. Dear sister of Ed (Lise) Clarke. A private interment of cremated remains will be held at a later date in Lakeport Cemetery. Donations to the Shelter of Hope would be appreciated by the family. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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CHAMPAGNE, Jean of Port Hope, Ontario

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Peacefully at Extendicare Port Hope on Wednesday December 28th , 2016 in her 85th year. Beloved wife of the late Arthur Champagne. Loving mother of Patricia Harvey (Nelson), Douglas (Linda), Arthur (Sonia) and Annette Shoemaker (Brad). Dear grandmother of Andria, Emily, Sarah, Michelle, Kerry, Renee, Katrina, Melissa, Ashley, Ryan and Jaimee. Cherished great grandmother of Ethan, Cate, Gracie, Ben, Thomas, Khloe, Matthew, Evie and Audrey. Jean is pre-deceased by her siblings Douglas, Lewis, Allan, Stephen, Donald and Margaret Robinson. She will be missed by many nieces and nephews. A funeral mass will be held in St. Michael’s Church, Cobourg on Saturday December 31st at 11:30 am. A visitation will follow the mass at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, Reception Centre , 30 King St,, E., Cobourg . In memory of Jean please consider donations to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul or Salvation Army. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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COLLINS: Corey Edward, of London, Ontario

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COLLINS, Corey Edward

At Victoria Hospital in London, on Wednesday, December 28, 2016.  Corey Edward Collins passed away at the age of 33 years.  Corey was born in London, Ontario, on December 19, 1983.  Beloved son of Ted and Linda Collins of Plympton-Wyoming.  Cherished brother of Tamara of Sarnia, Jillian (Tomasz) of Thamesford, and his loving grandma, Gladys East of Clinton.  Predeceased by his grandparents, Murray East and Myrtle and Earl Collins.  Corey will be missed by his aunts, uncles, cousins, and his many friends he has made throughout the years.  A private family service to honor Corey will be held at DENNINGS OF FOREST, on Monday, January 2, 2017.   Expressions of sympathy may be made through donations to the Inn of the Good Shepherd or Salvation Army.  Funeral arrangements entrusted to DENNINGS OF FOREST.  Condolences may be left at www.denning.ca

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Jonkman, Harry of Barrie, Ontario

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Jonkman, Harry (Harm) – May 29th, 1922 – December 24th 2016 Harry Jonkman, the original owner/Dad of “Mom & Dad’s Bakery” on Little Avenue of Barrie, was born in Meppel, Holland to Jan & Pieteke Jonkman (predeceased) and is predeceased by his sister Roelie VanSprang, (Jonkman).  He passed away in his home in Midhurst with family by his side following a lengthy hospital visit at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie.  He was beyond deserving of the most amazing Christmas gift received, which was going home to be with the Lord, to be reunited with his beautiful wife Elly Jonkman and his much loved daughter Cindy Warnar (Henk).  He is survived by his son, John Jonkman (Viona) and his two daughters, Patricia Anderson (Scott) and Marian Sweetland (Byron). He will be fondly remembered by eleven grandchildren:  Greg, Kari, Brad, Mark, Hendrik, Paul, Philip, Roxanne, Santana, Jesse and Skylar and eleven great-grandchildren:  Dylan, Brooke, Riley, Kassidy, Madison, Colby, Drake, Madeleine, Brook, Emma and Samantha.  A long time church member of Hi-Way Pentecostal Church in Barrie since 1966, Dad’s faith was apparent in all that he did and to all who knew him.  His 69 years of marriage to Elly was a true example of love and devotion.  Friends will be received at Hi-Way Church, 50 Anne St., N., Barrie on Thursday January 5th, 2017 at 12:30 PM for visitation until 2:00 PM at which time Dad’s celebration of life shall begin.  As an expression of sympathy, Dad loved supporting the children with World Vision, Canada and would love others to do the same.  We will forever be grateful for his example, his heritage and legacy.  Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family by visiting the website:  www.drivercremation.ca

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KEMP: Lloyd Benson of Belleville

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KEMP, Lloyd Benson – Of Belleville, in his 92nd year, entered into rest on Tuesday morning December 27th, 2016 with his family at his side. Son of the late Hilda Keenan (nee Arkless) and step son of the late Tom Keenan. Beloved companion of Doreen Butler (nee McCaw) for over 35 years. Loving father of Nancy and Gordon (Tammy) and dear step-father of James “Jim” Butler (Lisa Charlton), Penny Dustin, Susan (Ken) Insley, Jackie (Bill) Blakely, Norma Benoit and Peggy Butler (Jim Harvey). Lloyd will be missed by his grandchildren and step grandchildren, great grandchild and step great grandchildren. Predeceased by step grandson Tom. Dear brother of the late Morris (surviving wife Ruby) and the late Ivy. Lloyd worked at General Motors in Oshawa for 30 years, retiring in 1982. He was also a life member of the Trillium 2000 Club, Parkdale Euchre Club and a loyal, dedicated fan of the Detroit Redwings/Tigers.

A graveside service will be held at Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens, 21 Garrard Road, Whitby on Friday December 30th, 2016 at 2:00p.m.

If desired, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

Arrangements in the care of Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West, Belleville (613-968-2273)

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BENTLEY, Wayne Norman of Kingston and formerly of Trenton

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BENTLEY, Wayne Norman – Of Kingston, entered into rest at the Kingston General Hospital on Tuesday December 20th, 2016 at the age of 67. Dear son of the late Norman & Wanda Bentley. Cherished brother of Virginia Williams (late husband David) of Kingston. Dear uncle to Parker Williams (Shay) of Markham, Tyler Williams (Ann) of Edmonton and great uncle to Bennett and Cora Williams.

Funeral Service will be held at Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West, Belleville (613-968-2273) on Wednesday January 4th, at 1:30 p.m. with visitation one hour prior to service (12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.). Interment to follow at Belleville Cemetery.

If desired, donations to the Canadian Mental Health Association would be appreciated by the family.

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CARR-BRAINT, Kenneth Howard “Coach” of Belleville

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Carr-Braint, Kenneth Howard “Coach” – at home, with his wife at his side, on Sunday, December 25th, 2016 in his 89th year.  Son of the late Harry and Mary Carr-Braint. Dearly loved Sweetheart and Husband of Edith Carr-Braint of Belleville.  Loving father of Bonnie (Ross) Kerwin, Larry (Margaret), Joel (Marjorie) all of Belleville, Scott of Kingston and the late David Carr-Braint.  Much loved step-father of Connie (Mark) Gallupe, Sylvia (Alan) Brockwell and Peter (Joanne) Petrick.  Ken will be missed by many grandchildren and great grandchildren.  He is also survived by his sister, Janice (John) Paton and predeceased by his brother, Don and his sisters, Ann, Kay and Joyce.  He will be remembered by several nieces and nephews.  Ken was a General Contractor and Master Builder in the Belleville area and an Olympian in his chosen sport of Weightlifting.

The family will receive friends at the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West (613-968-2273) on Monday, January 2nd from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. The Memorial Service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.  Private Interment at Elmwood Cemetery.

If desired, Memorial Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or to A N A F Belleville.

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SEWELL, Joseph Henry of Sarnia

SEWELL, Joseph Henry – At Bluewater Health on Friday, December 23, 2016 with his children by his side, Joseph died at the age of 86. Beloved husband of 60 years of the late Vera (2011). Loving father of Joseph (Dawn) Sewell, Angela (Mike) Clayton, Karen Sewell and Gail (Jeff) Forget. Proud grandpa of Tammy Lynn, Sean, Carl, Christopher, Melanie, Rodney, Ryan, Danielle, Logan, Andre and Devin; and great-grandfather of Jordan, Misty, Ally, Auston, Kayla, Reigen, Aiden, Emma, Zoe and Ethan and 5 great-great-grandchildren. Brother of Myrtle Vint, Violet (Jim) Mcclenaghan, Albert (Pat) Sewell, Hazel (Roy) Leckey, Maria (Dennis) Watson, Bobby (Elsa) Sewell and Maureen (Frank) Leitch. Predeceased by brothers Geordie, William and James. Joe retired from Ontario Hydro in 1993. This allowed him more time to enjoy his passion for antiques and collectables. Visitation will be held at the McKENZIE & BLUNDY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 431 Christina St. N., Sarnia, on Thursday, January 12, 2017 from 9:30-10:45 a.m. The memorial service will be held immediately following in the chapel at 11 a.m. A family interment will take place at a later date. As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may send memorial donations to Bluewater Health Palliative Care, 89 Norman St., Sarnia, N7T 6S3. Messages of condolence and memories may be left at www.mckenzieblundy.com

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DEN HARTOGH, Gerrit “Gerry” of Sarnia

DEN HARTOGH, GERRIT “GERRY” – At Bluewater Health, Sarnia on Monday, December 26, 2016, Gerry Den Hartogh died at the age of 79. Beloved husband of Marg Emery. Loving father of Todd Den Hartogh, Heidi Noble and Trevor (Sarah) Den Hartogh. Cherished grandfather of Ashly (Donnie) Fairbanks, Brent Noble (Jessica), Shawn (Amanda) Den Hartogh, Sara (Cameron) Palmer, Rachel Den Hartogh, Jeremy Den Hartogh, Jacob and Bergen Den Hartogh. Great Grandfather of Landen Fairbanks, Evan, Parker and Lucas Den Hartogh, and Ethan Palmer. Dear brother of John (Tena) Den Hartogh. Predeceased by parents, Jacob and Elizabeth Den Hartogh, and sister, Pat Vandenham. Greatly missed by Marg’s sisters and their families and, especially, by his four-legged buddy, Shane. Gerry was born in Holland and immigrated to Canada with his family at age 16. In 1965 he became a very proud Canadian citizen but never lost his love of the Netherlands. Gerry enlisted in the Canadian Army in 1957 and was attached to the 1st Canadian Guards; he became an explosives expert and attained the rank of Corporal. A critical injury while serving in Germany prematurely ended his military career. Following his discharge, Gerry studied at Bulmer Business College in Windsor. After graduation, he accepted a position with CAA, first as a branch manager then general manager. After 25 years with CAA, Gerry changed careers working until his retirement as an insurance agent and financial planner with Prudential of America. Gerry was a proud Life Member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 447 and was awarded the 2nd highest honour for Legion members, his Meritorious Service Medal. As a Legion Service Officer, Gerry’s passion was to help other Veterans, especially the disabled and those in need of assistance. Athough his first passion was working with veterans, his second passion was amateur winemaking for which he earned gold medal awards both provincially and nationally. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Gerry’s life will be held on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 447, 350 Albert Street in Corunna. Visitation will be held from 1 – 4 p.m. where words of celebration will take place at 2:00 p.m. A private interment will take place at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Corunna at a later date. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may send memorial donations to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 447 Poppy Fund or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to McKenzie & Blundy Funeral Home (519) 344-3131.  Messages of condolence and memories may be left at www.mckenzieblundy.com

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Sturgess, Donald Bayliss of Barrie, Ontario

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Sturgess, Donald Bayliss  –  February 21, 1932 – December 25, 2016  –  A child was born to Lily Bayliss and Harry Sturgess February 21, 1932 on Willard Avenue, Toronto. On Christmas day 2016 he left his manger at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie, ON with his faithful wife of 13 years Suzanne Fennell Sturgess and the furry Countess de la Tessa by his side. He leaves his daughters, Donna Sturgess Taylor, Mississauga/Bracebridge, Dale Sturgess McCreary, Philadelphia and their supportive husbands, Bob Taylor and Scott McCreary. Proud grandpa to Ashley and Bradley Taylor. Don was Master Warrant Officer, 400 Division Air Force Reserves for 44 years and ended his career at de Havilland. Cremation has taken place. A private family burial will take place when roses bloom in spring. In his honour, mental health support for today’s youth may be forwarded to the RVH Foundation, Future Child & Youth Mental Health Services, online at www.foundation.rvh.on.ca or 705-728-9090 x 41513. Memories may be placed at www.drivercremation.ca

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EMBURY, Laurie-Ann of Belleville

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Embury, Laurie-Ann – passed away peacefully at QHC-Belleville General Hospital on Tuesday, December 27th, 2016 in her 57th year.  She will be sadly missed by her daughter, Deanne Embury and her grandchildren, Jordan, Taylor, and Ryan.  Laurie is survived by her brother, David (Gail) Embury and her step-sister Pauline (Randy) Waite.  She is fondly remembered by her long-time friend Marlene Allen.

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

The family will hold a Celebration of Laurie’s life on Saturday, January 14th, 2017 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at 384 Cannifton Road (613-885-8206).

Memorial Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Quinte Humane Society would be appreciated.

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WALLER, Betty of Sarnia

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WALLER, BETTY VIOLA (STEERS) – December 22, 1921-December 28, 2016, born in Toronto, ON and passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Bluewater Health at the age of 95. She was predeceased by her husband Christopher (Duke) Waller (December 31, 1997).  In their 56 years of marriage, they had a beautiful life together. She was the loving and caring mother of Marlene Ross (Dave) and proud grandmother of Heather Anderson (Mike), Leanne Farough (Tate) and Wendy Restivo (Peter) and GG of Cole and Brock Anderson, Reagan and Reese Farough, and Noah and Avery Restivo.  Loved mother-in-law to Dave Ross.  Betty was a faithful member of St. Paul’s United Church.  Survived by nieces Debbie Schulte (Clark) and Donna Steers of Arizona, brothers and sisters-in-law Vi Henderson, Doris Tremain, John and Joan Waller, Doug Waller as well as many nieces and nephews in Sarnia.   She was predeceased by her parents Aleitha (Ough) and Frederick Steers, brother and sister-in-law Fred (Ted) and Fran Steers and nephew Todd Steers of Arizona, brothers and sisters-in-law Jean and Roy Reynolds, Helen and Ron Hamel, Bob Henderson, Irvin Tremain, and Donna Waller all of Sarnia. A sincere and heartfelt “thank you” to the nurses and doctors on the 4th and 5th floors of Bluewater Health.  Many thanks to nurses, PSW’s and staff at Twin Lakes Retirement Home where Betty enjoyed 3 years there. Honouring Betty’s wishes, a private service will be held at the D.J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia). Interment at Lakeview Cemetery.  If so desired, memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or charity of choice would be greatly appreciated. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

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Sterling, Donald of Wallaceburg, Ontario

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Mr. Donald Sterling, a resident of Wallaceburg, passed away on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Public General Campus, in Chatham, at the age of 77.

The late Donald Sterling is resting at the Eric F. Nicholls Funeral Home Ltd. 639 Elgin St., Wallaceburg, until Saturday, December 31, 2016 when a Funeral Mass will be celebrated from Our Lady Help of Christians Church, in Wallaceburg, at 11 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to the mass from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the church.

Cremation will follow.

As an expression of sympathy, donations to St. Vincent de Paul or the Diabetes Association may be left at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be left at www.ericfnichollsfuneralhome.com.

As a living memorial, a tree will be planted in Nicholls Memorial Forest in memory of Donald Sterling.

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ISOM, Arlene Mary of Sarnia

Posted by on December 29, 2016

ISOM, ARLENE – Peacefully at Afton Park Place Nursing Home on Wednesday, December 28, 2016, Arlene Mary Isom (nee Fairservice), age 92 of Sarnia passed away. She is survived by her son John Philbin and his wife Wanda of Point Edward and Cheryl Fraser of London. She is also survived by special friends Susan Brown of Sarnia, John Isom of Sacremento, CA, and Kay Hurak (Ron) of Sarnia. She was predeceased by husbands Jack Isom (2014), Grant Guthrie (1985) and Bert Philbin (1984). She was also predeceased by her parents John and Blanche Fairservice and great-grandson Jacob Cousins (2010). She was the cherished grandmother of Ian Fraser, London, Michael Fraser (Kathy), 150 Mile House, BC, Amy Cousins (Kevin), Pickering and Carrie Lanz (John) of Northwood, OH. and seven great-grandchildren, Garrett, Timothy and Emma Fraser, Madison and Aidan Fraser, Sara and Daniel Cousins. Arlene was one of the first employees at both St. Clair Processing (Polymer) 1945 and Simpson-Sears (1954). She retired from the Sarnia Credit Bureau in 1980. Arlene was very dedicated volunteer with the VON and the Kidney Foundation. She enjoyed a very active membership in the Rebekah Lodge and Red Hats. Arlene was a longtime member of St. Luke’s United Church in Sarnia. Funeral services will be held at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia) on Friday, December 30th, 2016 at 2:00 pm. with Rev. Melanie Kirk officiating. Cremation will follow and interment will be held at a later date at Lakeview Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Friday beginning at 1:00 pm. Memorial donations made to St. Luke’s United Church (cheques only please) would be appreciated by the family. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

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WIELHOUWER: Johanna Petronella of Chatham

Posted by on December 28, 2016

Peacefully in her sleep at Meadow Park Nursing Home on Wednesday, December 28th, 2016 Johanna Petronella Wielhouwer (nee Vanderwel) passed away at the age of 81. Beloved wife of the late Alex Wielhouwer (2002). Loving mother of Alex Wielhouwer of Kitchener, Wilma and Brian Hunninck of Morpeth, and Hank and Sylvia Wielhouwer of Dutton. Cherished grandma of Alex Wielhouwer Jr., Michelle Wielhouwer, Benjamin Wielhouwer, Adam (Nicole) Hunninck, Ashley Wielhouwer, Elizabeth Hunninck, and David Hunninck. Devoted great grandma of Skyler, Naomi, and Nathan. Johanna is survived by her siblings Marg (late Ernest) Steller, Henk (Jannie) Vanderwel, and Bill (Sylvia) Vanderwel, and sister-in-law Riet Vanderwel. Predeceased by her infant daughter, Lucille, and her brother John Vanderwel. Lovingly remembered by her nieces and nephews. Friends and family will be received at DENNING’S OF CHATHAM (519-352-2390), 4 Victoria Avenue, on Friday, December 30th from 7 to 9pm. A Family Graveside Service will be held at Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham on Saturday morning at 10am. Friends and family are invited to a Memorial Service at First Christian Reformed Church, 25 Tweedsmuir Avenue, Chatham, at 11am. Donations in Johanna’s memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Condolences may be left at www.chathamfuneralhome.com.

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LESLIE, Phyllis Marie

Posted by on December 28, 2016

86 years, passed away peacefully on December 27, 2016. Cherished wife of the late Wilfred (2009) for 59 years. Devoted and loving mother of Judi Leslie (Frank), Ray Leslie, Kathie Leslie and Janet Johnson (Dean). Adored Grammie of Andy (Jade), Kelly, Matthew (Nicole), David (Rachel) and Alison (James). Special G.G. of Carlie, Alyssa, Kyle, Cole, Katelyn, Payton, Ashley, Emma, Sophie and Ava. She will be sadly missed by family and friends in Windsor and Nova Scotia. If you so desire, donations to the Diabetes Association or Alzheimer’s Society would be appreciated by the family. A private family service was held. Arrangements entrusted to 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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Dunoon, Dorothy Louise Caroline

Posted by on December 28, 2016

Gone to be with her Lord on December 26, 2016. With great regret and eternal love. We announce the passing of our loving mother, Dorothy Louise Caroline (nee More) in her 94th year. Beloved wife of 53 years to the late Donald (1999). Loving mother of Douglas Dunoon and his late wife Donna of London, Dawn and her husband David McMahon of Windsor. Dear Gram to Donald Dunoon and wife Dawn, Maureen and husband Greg Trojand, Jaclyn and husband Kevin Duffy (Ireland), and the late Patrick McMahon. Treasured Great Gram of David Root and wife Jessica, Christopher Root, Liam Dunoon, Evan and Ella Trojand, Myles and Robyn Duffy. Treasured Great-Great Gram of Hayden and Allison Root. Dear sister-in-law of Eileen More of Owen Sound. She will be sadly missed by her nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Rita and Gordon More, and by her brothers Art, Bill and sister Betty Peters. Dorothy was a member of Nobles Memorial Baptist Church since 1965 and had been attending Banwell Baptist Church in more recent years. If you so desire, donations to Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place. On Friday, Family and friends are invited to meet after 10:00am at FAMILIES FIRST, 1065 Lauzon Rd., East Windsor, 519-969-5841 followed by Memorial Service at 11:00am. Interment will take place at Greenwood Cemetery in Owen Sound at a later date. Share memories or make a charitable donation online at FamiliesFirst.ca

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McLaren, Olive M.

Posted by on December 28, 2016

Peacefully on December 24, 2016 at the age of 94.  Beloved wife of the late J. Harvey (1986).  Dear sister of the late Violet M. Dixon (1980) and May B. Wells (2016).  Survived by several nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews.  Cremation has taken place.  Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.

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