CURRIE, Sue

Posted by on December 22, 2015

After a brief illness at the General & Marine Hospital, Collingwood, Ontario, on Saturday, December 19, 2015, at the age of 79. Sue, beloved wife of Gordon. Loving mother of Gord (Dorothy), David and Doug. Dear grandmother of Robin, Terry and Mikala, and great grandmother of Shelby Lyn. Private family cremation and burial arrangements entrusted to the Currie, Stayner. Remembrances to Campbell House Hospice, Collingwood, Ontario, would be appreciated by the family. For further information and to sign the book of memories log on to: www.carruthersdavidson.com

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COOMBE, Donald “Don” Albert

Posted by on December 22, 2015

Suddenly at his home in Wasaga Beach on Friday, December 18th, 2015. Don Coombe in his 79th year. Beloved husband of Sharon Jean (Burlington) Coombe. Dear father of Chris and Jeff Coombe and step-father of Terry Lund, Tania Tanti and Giannice Lund. Always remembered by his many grandchildren. Don was a longtime Firefighter and Fire Prevention Officer with the Brampton Fire Department. He will be missed by the many friends he made since moving to Wasaga Beach in 1996. Friends will be received at the Coombe Main – Wasaga Beach Chapel, 509 River Road West, Wasaga Beach from 12 to1 p.m. on Saturday, January 2, 2016. Memorial Service at 1 p.m. Reception to follow. If desired, donations in memory of Don may be made to the Dialysis Department of the Collingwood General & Marine Hospital. For more information and to sign the Book of Memories, log on to www.carruthersdavidson.com

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DEAN, Robert “Bob” Franklin

Posted by on December 22, 2015

Passed away peacefully at the General & Marine Hospital, Collingwood, On., on Friday, December 18, 2015, at the age of 70. Bob leaves behind his beloved wife and best friend Audrey. Loving dad of Dan and Barb. Bob will be missed by his furry friend Sasha. A memorial gathering to celebrate Bob’s life was held at the DEAN, Wasaga Beach, on Tuesday, December 22, 2015. In lieu of flowers remembrances to the Infectious Diseases Department of The Hospital for Sick Children or the Collingwood General & Marine Hospital would be appreciated by the family. For further information and to sign the book of memories log on to: www.carruthersdavidson.com

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PRUDHOMME, Patricia “Pat”

PrudhommePPRUDHOMME: Patricia “Pat” – Surrounded by her family at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Pat Prudhomme died on Sunday, December 20, 2015 at the age of 73. Loving partner of Ralph Nahmabin and the late David Pratt (1995) Daughter of the late Joseph S. Spirko (1970) and Dorothy May (Keller) Schramek (1988). Beloved mother of Tim Schramek (Dawn Fowlie), Kellene Wall (John). Sister of Linda Cleary (Ron) and Pam Cole. Special grandmother of Adam Schramek, Jason and Joshua Young and Glen Kloske. Great grandmother of Jaxson and Kaiden Schramek. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by 2 sons James Bradley Schramek (1977) and Harold Arthur Martin (2011) and 2 brothers Joseph S. Spirko Jr. (1989) and Tom Spirko (2002). Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Pat’s life will be held at the Moose Lodge 874 Phillip St. E. (off Confederation) beginning at 3 p.m. on Monday, December 28, 2015. Pat’s family would like to thank Dr. Crombeen and the staff and volunteers at St. Joseph’s Hospice for the care and compassion given to her during her stay there. Please send memorial donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice, 475 N. Christina Street, Sarnia, N7T 5W3. Arrangements entrusted to the McKENZIE & BLUNDY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 519-344-3131. Messages of condolence & memories may be left at www.mckenzieblundy.com.

A tree will be planted in memory of Patricia Prudhomme in the McKenzie & Blundy Memorial Forest. Dedication service Sunday, September 18th, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at the Wawanosh Wetlands Conservation Area.

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Kawala, Gary “Bear”

Posted by on December 21, 2015

web_Kawla_GaryPassed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on December 21, 2015 at 59 years of age. Cherished husband of Jane “Boomer” (nee Ingersoll) for 32 years. Beloved father of Kurtis (Sarah) and Kevin (Jenny). Reunited with his parents Barney and Gloria. Dear brother of Wendy (Brian) Smith and Susie (Darcy) Armaleo. He will be deeply missed by his Ingersoll family and many nieces, nephews and dear friends. Gary retired from Ford Motor Company after 30 years of service. Gary had an open door policy and was always so welcoming to all. He was always the life of the party and his smile and sense of humour will never be forgotten. If you so desire, donations to the Hospice of Windsor or the Canadian Liver Society would be appreciated by the family. Cremation services were held. Memorial Visitation Wednesday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Memorial Service on Thursday at 11:30am at FAMILIES FIRST, 1065 Lauzon Rd., East Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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RUBENHAGEN: Alfred Wilhelm Hermann

Posted by on December 21, 2015

Alfred Wilhelm Hermann Rubenhagen

Passed away peacefully on Friday, December 18th, 2015, in his 85th year. Beloved partner of Marilyn Richens. Loving father of Carin (Brent) Whittal, Monica (Brian) Trewartha and David Rubenhagen. Loving Opa to Katrina Whittal, Bryanna (Ken) Lamont, Aaron Trewartha, Matthew Rubenhagen and Mitchell Rubenhagen. Predeceased by grandson Nathanael Trewartha. Loving Uhr Opa to Spencer Lamont. Lovingly remembered by Joshua and Jacob Richens. Cremation has taken place. Private interment at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Parkinson Society. Online condolences accepted at www.denning.ca

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Hornsey, Dr. Richard Fraser

Posted by on December 21, 2015

web_hornsey richardDied peacefully surrounded by his loved ones on December 20, 2015 at the age of 76. Cherished husband of Diane (Soulliere). Deeply loved father of Paula. Reunited with his beloved son Chris (April 2015). Much loved friend, mentor, and all around funny guy to Denise Benning-Reid and Paul, and Danielle Benning and Martin. Wonderful Grampy of Celine, Nick, Kate, Liam, and Eden. Dear brother of Tim and Senga and Robert and the late Judy. Best friend of Leo Bond. Richard worked for many years as a professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Windsor. He was a poet, a musician, a painter, a great cook, and a fly fisherman extraordinaire. We will miss him forever. If you so desire, donation to Trout Unlimited Canada would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Tuesday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Funeral Wednesday at 1:00pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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EATON: Ray Robert of Exeter

Posted by on December 21, 2015

Eaton, Ray Picture-W150At the Exeter Villa, on Sunday, December 20, 2015, in his 93rd year.  Beloved husband of Donna (Chittick) Eaton, and the late Rita (Gallagher) Eaton (1980).  Dear father of Ray and Gail Eaton of Thamesford, and Rita Van Leeuwen of London; and step-father of David and Shelly Thornton of Squamish BC, Karen and Scott James of Sarnia, Jacqueline and Glenn Cassell of Regina, and Nancy Thornton of Paisley.  Dear grandfather of 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.  Dear brother and brother-in-law of Irene and Dan Connolly of Mitchell, and Helen and Don Dygert of Alberta.  Predeceased by his son-in-law Richard Van Leeuwen, sisters Doris, Ivy, and Marion, and brothers Harold, Jack, and George.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, Exeter (1 street west of Main), on Tuesday evening 7-9 PM.  The funeral service will be held at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 40007 Kirkton Road, Exeter (corner of Highway #4 and Kirkton Road) on Wednesday, December 23rd at 11 AM with Pastor Scott Stein officiating.  Interment St. Peter’s Cemetery, London on Wednesday at 2 PM.

Donations to the Alzheimer Society or a charity of your choice.

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TOUGH: LARRY GORDON OF SARNIA ONTARIO

Posted by on December 21, 2015

toughTOUGH, LARRY GORDON –Surrounded by Family, Larry passed away on December 18, 2015 at the age of 58 at L.H.S.C Victoria Hospital. Larry was born in Stratford and raised in Sarnia. He is the beloved brother of Carol (Bob Cooper), Nancy (Randy Chapman), Judy Brock (Randy Hill) and Paula Eves (Dennis Guindon). He is fondly remembered by several nieces, nephews and cousins. Larry was an avid hockey fan and had great faith in the Toronto Maple Leafs. He also enjoyed listening to classic rock music. He is predeceased by his parents, Gordon (1983) and Marjorie (1993). Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia) on December 28, 2015 at 11:00 am with visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow at a later date in Stratford Ontario. Memorial donations can be made to the Inn of the Good Shepherd, Red Cross Society or the Leukemia/ Lymphoma Foundation of Canada and would be appreciated by the family.

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GAULD: Ferris Thomas of Windsor and Essex

Posted by on December 21, 2015

GAULD: Ferris Thomas
A long time resident of Windsor , Ferris Gauld passed away at the Royal Oak Long Term Care Residence, Kingsville with his loving family at his side on Saturday, December 19, 2015 at the age of 80. He was born in Windsor on April 22, 1935 and was the son of the late Alexander and Rose Gauld. He is predeceased by his wife Beverly Gauld (2006). Dear father to Ian Gauld and his wife Patricia. Proud grandfather to Shannon and her husband Douglas, and great-grandfather to Ryan and Scotlyn. In keeping with Ferris’ wishes, cremation has taken place and a private family service will take place at a later date. Memorial donations to honour Ferris’ life can be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Humane Society and would be appreciated by the family. Condolences can be shared or a donation may be placed at www.reidfuneralhome.ca. Arrangements entrusted to the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519 776-4233)

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WILLIS: Donald Wilbert of Belleville

Posted by on December 21, 2015

Willis, Donald Wilbert – at QHC – Belleville General Hospital on Sunday, December 20th, 2015 in his 75th year. Son of the late Lawrence and Mildred Willis. Beloved husband of Joan Willis (nee-Rivers). Father of Kimberley Willis of Belleville, Donald Willis Jr. of Toronto, Jeffrey (Krista) Willis of Napanee, and Christopher (May) Willis of Richmond Hill. Proud grandfather of Keri-Lee Kelsey, Taylor and Hannah Willis, Kayla and Aidan Willis and great grandson Karter. Brother of John (Gail) Willis of Brockville, Marilyn Burette of Belleville and Nancy (David) Campbell of Calgary.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at the Church of St. Michael the Archangel, Belleville on Tuesday December 22rd, 2015 at 11.00 a.m. Following the Mass a reception will be held at the Steele Family Centre, 20 Moira Street West, Belleville. Cremation has taken place.

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

If desired, memorial donations to the Diabetes Association or to St. Michael’s Church would be appreciated.

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WOOD: Olive Catherine of Belleville

Posted by on December 21, 2015

Wood, Olive Catherine – peacefully at home, in her granddaughter’s arms, on Saturday, December 19th, 2015, in her 93rd year. Daughter of the late Thomas and Margret (nee Stoughton) Mackey. Beloved wife of the late Ronald Wood. Loving mother of Linda (Durl) Lott of Bancroft; Donna (Gary) Johnson, of Big Island; Sandra (Karl) Baldwin, of Trenton; Debra Nisbet and Brenda Wood, both of Belleville; and Monica (Peter) Glanz of Picton. Cherished grandmother of 12 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and 1 great great granddaughter. Olive is survived by her brother Elwood (Phyllis) Mackey of Bancroft and by her sister-in-law Edna Mackey of MacArthur’s Mills. She was predeceased by her son-in-law, Gilbert Nisbet, her sisters, Marjorie (the late Ralph) Loney and Aletha (the late Lloyd) Inwood, and by her brothers Gillie, Jimmie (the late Peggy), Eddie, Bert and Norm (the late Elva) Mackey.

Friends are invited to call at the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West, Belleville (613 968-2273) on Tuesday, December 22nd from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. with visitation from noon until the time of service. Interment to follow at Elmwood Cemetery.

If desired, Memorial Donations to the Belleville General Hospital Foundation, Oncology or to Wesley United Church, Mountain View would be appreciated by the family.

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McKinley, Floyd Alexander of Petrolia

Posted by on December 21, 2015

 McKinleywebMcKINLEY, FLOYD ALEXANDER – At Lambton Meadowview Villa in Petrolia on Sunday, December 20, 2015, Floyd Alexander McKinley, age 87 passed away. He is survived by brothers Russell (Colleen) and Don. Many nieces and nephews also survive. He was predeceased by his parents Roy and Christine, his sisters Catherine Clarke, Eva McNair, Ida Cushman, Evelyn Gould and brothers John, LaVerne and Dave.  Floyd was a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers, #793. Funeral services will be held at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia) on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 at 12:00 noon. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery. Friends may visit at the funeral home on Wednesday from 10:00 am to service time. Memorial donations made to the charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.

“The family would like to thank the staff at Lambton Meadowview Villa for their wonderful care.”

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McIver, Christine, of Hanover

Posted by on December 21, 2015

Christine McIver, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Bradford Valley Nursing Home, Bradford on Friday, December 18, 2015, in her 101st year.

Born in Hanover, Ontario on August 4, 1915 to the late James and Catherine (Nichol) Kennedy.  Christine was the oldest member of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Hanover.

Christine was predeceased by her beloved husband Albin Girodat (1966). They are survived by their loving children Deanne (Ken) Buchan of London, Doug (Carole) Girodat of Brampton and Nancy (Craig) Rice of Newmarket, dear grandmother to Christy (Joe) Robinson, Beth (Paul) Pilgrim, Lindsay (Scott) Selland, Lesley Girodat, Jennifer Girodat, Jill Nixon (Mark Currie) and her greatgrandchildren Kenna, Marcus, Isla, Alice, Olivia, Abigail, Avery and Kennedy.  She will be fondly remembered as Aunt Dene by her nieces and nephews and their families.  Predeceased by her brother Howard (Bessie) Kennedy, sister Catherine (Gordon) Redmond and her second husband Gordon McIver.

To honour Christine’s wishes a Memorial Service will be held on Monday, December 28, 2015 at 11:00 am, at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Hanover.  Arrangements entrusted to the Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover.

Memorial donations to St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Hanover, would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.mightonfuneralhome.ca

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SCHUENEMAN: Irene Marie of London

Posted by on December 20, 2015

images-4With sadness and regret we announce the passing of Irene Marie Schueneman on Friday, December 18, 2015, just before her 84th birthday. She will be sorely missed by her daughters Kelly Vriesema (Richard) and Tracy Powell (Todd), her grandchildren Aimee, Cole and Morgan, and also her great grandchildren Tristan and Victoria. She will also be in the thoughts and prayers of extended family, many neighbors, friends, volunteers and especially her dog Mookie and the squirrels of Woodfield. Irene was a most lively woman who never acted her age. Living independently since her husband Dons passing in 1988 she’s kept busy owning her own interior design business Home Trend Furniture and more recently working at Insights and volunteering with the Salvation Army’s Mission Store. Irene looked forward to Saturday morning breakfasts with Kelly, Aimee and Tristan, as well as taking a much needed car racing vacation to Florida each winter with the Powell Racing Team. Our lives will forever be changed with her passing. We would also like to thank Irene’s healthcare team at University Hospital the CCAC and Bayshore Home Health for their dedicated care and support. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to The Salvation Army, The Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice. A celebration of life will be held on Tuesday December 22, 2015 from 2-8 pm in Tracy’s home located at 22446 Mill Rd, Mount Brydges, ON N0L 1W0 and all friends and family are invited.

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KOVACS: Endre of London

Posted by on December 20, 2015

Mr. Endre KovacsKOVACS, Endre……

Passed away peacefully, after a short illness, at his home, with his beloved wife Edith at his side, at the age of 85. Predeceased by his parents and siblings in Hungary. He will be missed by his many friends. Visitation will be held at A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street, South, London, on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 from 10-11am, where the service will take place at 11 am. Interment to follow at Woodland Cemetery. Donations in Endre’s memory may be made to London Regional Cancer Program, 800 Commissioners Road East, London, ON N6A 5W9. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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NEWTON: Patricia of London

Posted by on December 20, 2015
Mrs Patricia NewtonNEWTON, Patricia…
Peacefully at McGarrell Place, London, on Friday, December 18, 2015. Patricia (Kilby) Newton in her 98th year. Beloved wife of the late Ralph Newton and the late Cecil Spicer. Cherished mother of the late Rodney Spicer. Proud grandmother of Richard Spicer (Melanie), Christopher Spicer (Chantal) and great-grandmother to Kaitlyn, Keira, Ava and Stella. Dear sister of Iris Blais (Royal). Also survived by her daughter-in-law Judith Gillespie. Predeceased by her sisters Wilda Andre, Florence Jackson and Gladys Yanosick. A memorial service will be conducted in the chapel at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 1pm. Cremation and interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy, a memorial donation may be made to Alzheimer Society of London & Middlesex, 435 Windermere Road, London ON, N5X 2T1. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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LUTZMANN: Angelika Maria of Stratford Formerly of Orillia

Posted by on December 20, 2015

images-4Angelika Maria Lutzmann (nee Pogodala) passed away peacefully with her husband of 65 years, Guenter, by her side on Sunday, December 13th, 2015 at Greenwood Court Long Term Care. She was 89 years old.

Angelika lived a full and rich life. She was born and grew up in Germany, and served as a Red Cross nurse during the War Years. Angelika met the love of her life in England after the war where she and Guenter started their life together. After immigrating to Canada they settled in Ontario. Orillia became their home where they raised their family. They retired in Orillia and then moved to Stratford in 2002 where they spent many happy years together.

Angelika will be sorely missed by her husband, Guenter Lutzmann, and children: Helga Stewart (Glenn), Peter (Marilyn), Anthony (Cheryl) and Michael (Miriam). She will also be missed by her grandchildren: Kirk Stewart (Kerry), Gregory Stewart (Agatha),Carly Lutzmann, Alex Lutzmann, Jory Lutzmann (Kaitlyn), Aiden Lutzmann and her great-granddaughter, Hanna Stewart. She will be remembered at a family gathering. Expressions of sympathy only please.

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Evans, Richard E.

Posted by on December 20, 2015

WEB_Evans_RichardPassed away peacefully on December 20, 2015 at 81 years of age. Reunited with his parents Chester and Rhoda Evans. Cherished friend of Frank Wytka and Marie Shepherd. He will be sadly missed by many cousins and dear friends. Richard was an educator at St. Clair College for many years and enjoyed reading, music and spending time with friends. If you so desire, donations to the Downtown Mission would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Tuesday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Parish Prayers Tuesday at 4:00pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Wednesday, family and friends are invited to meet at Corpus Christi Church (1400 Cabana Rd. W.) after 12:30pm until time of Funeral Mass at 1:30pm. Procession to Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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MANN: Elizabeth Grigg (nee Lucas) of Strathroy.

Posted by on December 20, 2015
PHOTOFORWEBPeacefully at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Sunday, December 20th, 2015, Elizabeth Grigg Mann (nee Lucas) at the age of 64. Loving wife of the late Wayne Mann (2015). Dear mother of Greg (Jean) Mann, Kim (Dave Gillan) Mann, Steve (Jennifer) Mann and Brad (Teresa Vafiades) Mann. Caring grandma of Tyler, Alyssa, Shay-lynn and Jacob Gillan; Amanda, Lucas, Logan, Mason and Lauren Mann. Beloved sister of Ron (Beverly) Lucas, Bob (Eleanor) Lucas, Joyce (Glen) Nevin, David (Linda) Lucas, Judy (John) Mackey, Sharon (Toby) Bidtnes, Keith (Joan) Lucas, Bonnie Brammer, Valerie Gough, Deborah (Joe) McGuire, and the late Terry Lucas (1950). Elizabeth will be fondly missed by her brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and friends. In keeping with Elizabeth’s wishes cremation has taken place. A Private Family Service will be held on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 at DENNING’s OF STRATHROY. Donations in Elizabeth’s memory may be made to the Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital Foundation or a charity of one’s choice. Share a memory at denning.ca.

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Varjacic, Blaz

Posted by on December 20, 2015

WEB_Varjacic_BlazPassed away peacefully on December 20, 2015 at the age of 81. He leaves behind Marija, his loving wife of 46 years. Cherished father of George and wife Linda (nee Kelic) and Anita and husband Geoff Dugas. Cherished Deda to Samantha, Nikolas, Ethan and Emily. Dear brother of Marija, Kristina, Anna, Ivan and Misko. Blaz was very proud of attending his vegetable garden, fruit trees and especially had a passion for wine making. Blaz worked for 29 years at Paragon Tools and later at Valiant Tools for 9 years. If you so desire, donations to The Pulmonary Hypertension Association of Canada would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Tuesday 3-5pm and 7-9pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. At the request of Blaz, a private family service will follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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COATES, Philip George of Waterdown, ON

Posted by on December 20, 2015

Phil Coates ObitDec.21, 1946 – Dec.20, 2015

After a two and a half year battle with cancer, Phil finally found peace at The Carpenter Hospice on December 20, 2015.  Left behind to cherish the memories are Heather, his high school sweetheart, best friend and loving wife of 46 years, his dearly beloved sons Tim and Sean, and daughter-in-law Adann, and loved brother-in-law and friend John Nairn.  Predeceased by his parents George and Marjorie Coates and parents-in-law Jack and Muriel Nairn.   Phil graduated from McMaster University as a Metallurgical Engineer in 1969 and went on to accept a position at Dofasco.  He took great pride in his career of 35 years, retiring as General Manager of Primary Manufacturing.  He accepted challenges in life with enthusiasm and dedication.  He took pride in his responsibilities as a member of the Condo Board.  Phil was passionate about many things in life.  Foremost was his love and care for his family.  He was always proud of his sons’ accomplishments.  He was a member of the Dundas Valley Golf and Curling Club and enjoyed many rounds of golf with his golfing buddies.  He was an avid sports fan, cheering on the Montreal Canadiens and the Hamilton Tiger Cats.  Phil was active on blooperball and broomball teams at Dofasco and enjoyed hiking, fishing, kayaking and cycling.  Nearest to his heart was being at the cottage in the beautiful Bruce Peninsula where “life is good”. Winter months spent in Cape Canaveral, Florida and holidays at Bar Harbor, Maine were special times.  We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Kevin Zbuk and the staff at Juravinski Cancer Centre for their outstanding dedication, to family doctor Hugh Boyd, St. Joe’s nurses Maureen and Vida, and Dale Massender of CCAC for their continual care and to the wonderful staff at The Carpenter Hospice for their loving warmth and compassion.  Phil faced this battle in a private, dignified manner, never losing his sense of humour, determination and quick wit along the way.  We are grateful for the love and support of our friends on this difficult journey.  Cremation has taken place.  Friends may visit with the family at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St.N., Waterdown on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where a celebration of Phil’s life will be held on Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 11 a.m.  Reception to follow in the Family Centre.  In lieu of flowers, donations to The Carpenter Hospice in Phil’s memory would be appreciated by the family.  Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

“I love you more today than yesterday, less than I will tomorrow.”

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EVES: Edna formerly of R.R.#5 Wallaceburg

Posted by on December 20, 2015

Eves: Edna May (Ewing), formerly of R.R#5 Wallaceburg, passed away suddenly at Eden Villa, Chatham on Sunday, December 20, 2015 at the age of 85. Born in Chatham Twp., daughter of the late Russell and Ellen (Aitken) Ewing. Beloved wife of the late Harvey Eves (2012). Loving mother of Carol Burke of Kingsville, Patricia & Merle Brubaker of Guelph, Bonnie Lazarak of Edmonton, Ernie & Ingrid Eves of Sherwood Park, Tom & Carol Eves of Dresden and Mike & Tracy Eves of Chatham. Sadly missed by 19 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Dear sister of Mary Irwin, Lullabelle Allen, Gordon Ewing and Norman Ewing. Predeceased by a sister Isabel Benn and a brother Donald Ewing. The Eves family will receive friends at the Badder Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 679 North St., Dresden on Tuesday from  2-4 PM and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be celebrated in the chapel on Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 11AM. Interment Dresden Cemetery. Donations may be made at the funeral home by cheque to the Tupperville United Church. Online condolences may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com

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SAYLER: Raymond a resident of Bothwell

Posted by on December 20, 2015

RAYMOND SAYLERSayler: Raymond L. a resident of Bothwell, passed away with his family by his side at Four Counties Health Services, Newbury on Friday, December 18, 2015 at the age of 82. Born in Mosa Twp., son of the late Lloyd and Gertrude (Mobey) Sayler. Beloved husband of Irene (Sinclair) Sayler. Loving father of Kathryn VanMiddelkoop (Art), Richard Sayler (Mary), Michael Sayler (Alene), Robert Sayler (Ana), and Elizabeth Hinnegan. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Michael Sayler, Melissa Hunter (Nathan),Manda Sayler (Justin), Tim Van Middelkoop, Ian VanMiddelkoop (Risa), Alicia Backman (Rob), Katie Leier (Josh), Nick, Chris, and Brandon Sayler, Tyler , Roy, and Erin Hinnegan and great grandchildren Mazlyn, Alena and Seth VanMiddelkoop, Gavin and Ethan Backman. Dear brother-in-law of Mary Sayler, Donna Robinson,and Lorne and Shirley Sinclair. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers Gordon and Murray Sayler. The Sayler family will receive friends at the Badder & Robinson Funeral Home,211 Elm St., Bothwell on Monday from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 1:30pm with Rev. Jim Breen of St. Andrew’s United Church, Cairo officiating. Interment Bothwell Cemetery. Donations by cheque to the Bothwell Optimist Club or St. Andrew’s United Church, Cairo would be appreciated. Online condolences may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com

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DRUIETT, Judith Lorraine (Boyce) of Petrolia

Posted by on December 20, 2015

 

Peacefully at Bluewater Health C.E.E. on Saturday December 19, 2015 JUDITH LORRAINE (BOYCE) DRUIETT age 75 of Petrolia.  Beloved wife of the late Leonard Druiett (2012).  Mother of Brenda Druiett and Sharon (Bill) Godwin.  Grandmother of Matthew, Marissa and Shelby.  Sister of Melinda (Ron) Graham.  Predeceased by her parents Jack and Roma Kathleen Boyce and   grandson Garner.  Cremation has taken place and interment of ashes will be held at a later date.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.  Arrangements entrusted to the D. J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION CENTRE.

 

 

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