GRANT, Helen of Sarnia

Grant-webGRANT, HELEN – At Bluewater Health on Monday, May 30, 2016, Helen Florence (Barnes) Grant passed away in 102nd year. She was the loving wife Kenzie Allen (Kenneth) Grant. Several loving nieces and nephews survive. She was predeceased by her son Donald Grant and his infant brother, her parents Burt and Clarissa (Stewart) Barnes and her sister Verna McRae. Born in Warwick Village, Helen was a longtime Sarnia resident and an Antique Dealer. She was an avid artist and seamstress. Services will be held at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia) on Thursday, June 2nd, 2016 at 1:30 pm. Interment will be held at Lakeview Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family on Thursday beginning at 12:30 pm. until the time of services. Memorial donations made to the Sarnia Humane Society would be appreciated by the family. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

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MALETTE: Catherine “Iris” of Ailsa Craig

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Peacefully at home Catherine “Iris” (Broadley) Malette at the age of 90. Beloved wife of the late André Malette (1996). Predeceased by her parents William & Ethel (Brindle) Broadley and son Daniel Malette (1966).

Beloved mother of Cathie (Fred) Fursman and Colette Malette. Cherished Memere to Danielle (Joe) Lima and André Thomas. Beloved great Grandmother to Nicholas Lima. Iris will be missed by several nephews, nieces and cousins.

Iris came to Canada in 1929 from Settle, England. She has always been proud of her family, her British roots, and for her service in the Royal Canadian Navy.

Known for her spunk, quick wit and fun loving attitude, she has forever left her mark on all those she met throughout her lifetime.

Many thanks to Dr. William Thorpe, St Elizabeth Healthcare and the VON for the exemplary care received and compassion shown. Thanks also to the many friends and family who have made their presence known, from near and from far. Iris was loved, and she knew it.

Friends will be received at DENNING’S OF AILSA CRAIG on Saturday, June 4th, 2016 at 1 p.m. until the time of the Memorial Service at 2 p.m. Fr. Tony Laforet officiating. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the London Humane Society. Condolences and donations may be left online at www.denning.ca.

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MACPHERSON: Catherine of London

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Peacefully at Henley Place Long Term Care Residence, Catherine Macpherson, in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of the late John Finlay Macpherson. Although a long time resident of London, ON, Catherine never lost her love for Scotland or pride in all things Scottish. She will now go home to rest by her husband’s side in Eaglesham Cemetery, Scotland. There will be no visitation or funeral service in Canada. 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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CYR, Carol Ann of Cobourg, Ontario

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Cyr Carol low pixPeacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital on Sunday May 29th, 2016 in her 83rd year.  Beloved wife of the late Gilbert Cyr.  Loving mother of Lawrence (Mary Ellen), Stephen (Wendy), David (Cindy), Michael (Rachel) and Michelle Weales (Randy).  Dear grandmother of 10 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.  Lovingly remembered by her sister Valerie Shutt (Ron).  Friends are invited to call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St., E., Cobourg on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm.  A funeral Mass will be held in St. Michael’s Church on Saturday June 4th, 2016 at 10 am.  Interment in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Cobourg.  If desired donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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NASH: Pauline of Belleville

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Nash, Pauline – Entered into rest at her residence on Friday, May 27th, 2016 in her 86th year. Beloved wife of the late William “Bill” Nash. Loving mother of Linda (Gary) Smith of Kingston and Sharon (Bob) Byrne of Mississauga. Cherished grandmother of Matthew (Josephine), Lisa, Allyson (Eric) and Ryan. Great grandmother of Travis, Bree and Braydon. Great Grandmother of Emily. Pauline is predeceased by her only sister, Joan Redner.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Church, 169 North Park Street on Thursday June 2nd, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. with family receiving friends at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Mass. Interment to follow at St. James Cemetery.

If desired, Memorial Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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

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HORDYK: Jane Marlene (nee VanDasselaar) of Hamilton, ON

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Jane HordykPeacefully at Juravinski Hospital, Hamilton on Sunday, May 29, 2016, while surrounded by her family, the Lord called to himself Jane Hordyk at the age of 56 years. Beloved wife of Roy for 34 years. Loved mother of Amanda and Gerald Bartels, Stephanie and John Ravensbergen, and Ryan and Alisha Hordyk. Dear grandma of Abbygail, Chloe, Hannah, Emmaline, Audrey and Lincoln. Loved daughter of John and the late Annie VanDasselaar and daughter-in-law of Art and Riet Hordyk. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Hilda and Ivan Tiggelaar, Ken and Maria VanDasselaar, Patricia Remillard, Irene Burns, Harry and Cynthia Hordyk, and Andrew and Kerri Hordyk. Friends may visit with the family at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St.N., Waterdown on Wednesday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held at CORNERSTONE CANADIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 353 Stonechurch Rd. E., Hamilton on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 11 a.m., Rev. J. Louwerse officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. A private Interment Service will be held at Woodland Cemetery. If so desired, donations to Cystic Fibrosis Canada would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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PAYNE: Sheila Marie (nee Allen/Georgeson)

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Payne, Sheila Marie (nee-Allen/Georgeson) – passed away peacefully at her home in Belleville, on Saturday May 28th, 2016. She was the loving wife of Fred (Frog) Payne, and mother of Cynthia Courneyea, Laura Payne and Cameron Payne. Daughter of the late Hazel Bertha (Burrows) and Trueman Allen. Predeceased by daughter Lisa Grace Georgeson and son Josef William Robert Georgeson. Also predeceased by sisters Dorothy Smith and MaryAnne Allen, and brothers Thomas Allen and Trueman Lorence Allen. Predeceased by grandson Joseph Courneyea. Survived by sisters Margaret Fechter, Eileen Kahnt and Laura Brouse. Also survived by eleven grandchildren, four great granddaughters and many nieces and nephews. A special mention of Sandra and her family who were indeed part of our family.

She leaves this message to all her family and dear friends “When I am gone, if you feel the wind whisper on your cheek… it is just me checking up on you to reassure you that I love you”.

Sheila’s family would like to give a special thank you to Dr. Eric Smith for his wonderful care of Sheila as well as the many nurses and PSWs that helped to keep her home until the end. Many thanks!

Cremation arrangements in the care of Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel (613-968-2273).

In lieu of flowers donations to the Loyalist Humane Society, PO Box 6108, Picton, Ontario K0K 2T0 would be appreciated.

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KENNEDY: Beatrice Edna

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KENNEDY; Beatrice Edna – at Caressant Care McLaughlin in Lindsay on Friday, May 27, 2016.  Beatrice (Bishop) Kennedy formerly of Bolsover was the loved mother and mother-in-law of Larry and Mary Kennedy of Woodville. Dear grandmother of Lisa (Paul), Trudy (Chris), Robin (Daniel), Darcie (Ron), Alicia (Trent), Bailey, Andrew, James, Steve and great-grandmother of Alexander, Nickolas, Reed, Chase, Evelyn and Abigal. A graveside service will be held at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Cemetery, Bolsover on Saturday June 18, 2016 at 1 P.M. followed by a celebration of life gathering/reception at the church until 4 PM. If so desired memorial donations to St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church or a charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated by the family.  Service arrangements entrusted to Mangan Funeral Home, Beaverton (705-426-5777). Online condolences are welcomed at www.manganfuneralhome.com

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VANCE; William “Bill” George

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Died suddenly on Saturday May 28, 2016 after a brief illness at the General & Marine Hospital, Collingwood at the age of 71.  Bill of Wasaga Beach, beloved husband of Ida.  Loving father of David and his wife Monika.  Cherished grandfather of  William and Genevieve.  Brother of Elizabeth Bateman and brother-in-law of Johnny and Emily Luciani.  Bill was an outgoing people person.  He befriended many and was helpful to many more.  He will be greatly missed by his family, many friends and neighbours. Friends will be received at the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home Vance2– Wasaga Beach Chapel, 509 River Road West, Wasaga Beach on Wednesday June 1, 2016 from 12 Noon for the Funeral Service in the Chapel at 1 o’clock.  Reception to follow.  If desired, donations to the Wasaga Beach Food Bank or the St. Vincent de Paul Society 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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DONALDSON: Radford of London

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Peacefully at University Hospital, on Friday, May 27, 2016, Radford Donaldson passed away in his 93rd year. Beloved husband of the late June Donaldson. Dear father of Jack Donaldson (Sandra), Jim Donaldson (Susan) and Robert Donaldson (Lynda). Proud grandpa of Jim Donaldson, Amy and Matthew Donaldson, Angela and Kelly Donaldson. Papa-great of Conner and Savannah Donaldson, Piper and Georgia Jeffery. Predeceased by his parents and siblings. A special thank you to the nursing staff of the fifth floor of Parkwood Institute and the fourth floor at University Hospital. Friends will be received on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 from 12-1 pm at A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, where the service will be conducted in the chapel at 1 pm. Interment in Woodland Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to The Heart and Stroke Foundation 180-633 Colborne Street London, N6B 2V3. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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STERNE: Charles William of London

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Peacefully at Victoria Hospital on Thursday, May 26, 2016, Charles William Sterne in his 85th year. Beloved husband of the late Doris M. (Wood) Sterne. Dear father of Robert A. Sterne and Christopher J. Sterne and wife Cynthia. Also loved by his grandchildren Carly and Jonathon Sterne. Dear brother of Gary W. Sterne and his late wife Dianne. Charles was an active member of The Elgin County Railway Museum in St. Thomas, for over 20 years. A special thank you to the nursing staff of D5-300 at Victoria Hospital and his family physician Dr. Eric Nicholls. Cremation has taken place. As Charles wishes, a private family service has taken place. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to The Heart and Stroke Foundation, #150-633 Colborne Street, London, ON N6B 2V3 or The Elgin County Railway Museum. 225 Wellington Street, St. Thomas, ON N5R 2S6. 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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CZINK: David of London

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With great sadness, on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, David Czink,  passed away suddenly  at the age of 54. Loving partner of Jane Callaghan. Dear father of Brandon, Cameron, Jeremy, Jesse and Jordan.  Survived by his father Tibor, and his brothers Joe, Jim, Rob and extended family.  Predeceased by his mother Beverly and his brother Mike. Friends will be received by the family on Monday, May 30, 2016 from 7-9pm and on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 from 2-3pm at A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, where the memorial service will be conducted in the chapel at 3 pm. Cremation has taken place.As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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MANN: Geoffrey “Geoff” of London

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With great sadness, on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, Geoffrey “Geoff” Mann passed away at Victoria Hospital, London at the age of  27. Loving son of Carol Mann. Much loved brother of Andrew Mann (Natalie Taylor). Dear nephew of Jean (Ken) Courtice, Cathy (Jerry) Shepley  and cousin to Scott Courtice (Megan Winkler), Dan Shepley and Joe Shepley. Predeceased by his grandparents Alex and Beth Duncan. Geoff will be lovingly remembered by his friends and Family. Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received from 9:00 – 11:00 am on Friday, May 27, 2016 at A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, where the memorial service will be conducted in the chapel at 11:00 am.  As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 442 Adelaide Street North, London, ON N6B 3H8. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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Rohrer, Michael Christopher

Posted by on May 29, 2016

web_rohrer_michaelIt is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our husband, father, son, brother and uncle on May 28, 2016 at 45 years of age. Beloved husband and best friend of 18 years to Dee (nee Lesney). Inspiring and devoted dad of Hannah, Michael and Grace. Cherished and loving son of Edward & Cynthia Gorski and the late John William Rohrer (1977). Dear son-in-law of Ken & Carol Lesney. Loved grandson of Amelia & late Mitch Gorski, late Genevieve & Alex Kudrey and late Barbara & Bryce Rohrer. Dedicated and amazingly supportive brother of Bill Rohrer, Jennifer Rohrer and Stacey & Brian Fuhr. Treasured brother-in-law of Colleen & Robert Reisner, Jennifer Lesney and Michael Lesney. Supportive and loving Uncle of Kayla, Alexandria, Julia, Tyler, Will, Rocco and Harry. Mike was a well-respected local Real Estate Appraiser, as well as Government Relations for the Rail Tunnel, QP Consulting, a well-known Councillor for the Town of Tecumseh and was appointed to numerous quasi-judicial government boards. He was a long-time member of the PC Party, ran locally and worked at Queens Park. He was a devoted parishioner of Good Shephard Parish (St. Gregory’s) and a Eucharistic Minister, he also sat on the seminarian review board. He was a passionate leader who united and gave selflessly to his community and worked tirelessly to save St. Gregory School. Mike was an avid boater and a member of the DYC, WYC and Beach Grove Golf & Country Club. Mike was a devoted friend to many and will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by all who knew him. Memorial donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Tuesday 3-5pm & 7-9pm and Wednesday 3-5pm & 7-9pm at Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor 519-969-5841. On Thursday, family and friends are invited to meet at Good Shephard Parish (St. Gregory’s, 13789 St. Gregory, Tecumseh), for Words of Tribute at 10:45am and Funeral Mass at 11am. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

In honour of the way Mike lived his life, the family invites you to reach out to help others in need. In Mike’s words, “Thank You kindly”.

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ARAUJO, Edward of Kingsville

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It is with profound sadness that the Family of Edward Barros Araujo announce his passing on Saturday, May 28, 2016 at the age of 68. Survived by his adoring wife Maria (Freitas), hero to his children, Sandi McIvor (Sean), Michael Araujo (Melissa), Alison Araujo and Mark Araujo. Proud grandfather (Paisinho) of Gavin and Logan Araujo, Zachary and Austin McIvor. Also survived by his mother, Rosa Araujo, sister, Maria Branco (Joe), sister-in-law, Conceicao Caetano (Manuel), brothers-in-law, Etelviro Freitas (Fatima), Maurino Freitas (Betty Jean), Joe Freitas (Sandra), many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his father, Edward Araujo, mother-in-law, Conceicao Freitas and father-in-law, Manuel Freitas. Edward will be sadly missed by his devoted cousin Celia Rodrigues. Edward’s love for his family drove his will to overcome many health issues. His determination, strength and unconditional love will continue to inspire his family and loved ones, as they cherish the many happy memories of his life and his tremendous impact on us all. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Tuesday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection at St. Joseph’s Church, 310 Sherk Street, Leamington on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 10 a.m. Entombment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donation may be made by cheque to St. Michael’s Church. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.

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Gallana, Linda (nee Manahan)

Posted by on May 29, 2016

web_gallana_erlindaWelcomed into the arms of her Lord and reunited with her beloved daughter Gladys, on May 29, 2016 at 76 years of age. Cherished wife of Victor for 55 years. Beloved mother of Gilbert (Jenny)  Gallana. Loving Grandmother of Dianne, Dan, Erin Joyce and Ethan Gallana. Dear sister of Leon Dante (Ofelia) Manahan, Rafael (Linda) Manahan and Virginia (Jerry) Lemay. Linda will be sadly missed by her nieces, nephews and dear friends. If you so desire, donations to Holy Name of Mary Church, would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Wednesday 3-5pm and 7-9pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Thursday, family and friends are invited to meet after 10:30am at Assumption Parish, Holy Name of Mary Church (711 McEwan Ave.) until time of Funeral Mass at 11:30am. Procession to Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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NOBLE: Cody, of London

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Passed away suddenly on Friday, May 27th, 2016 at the age of 22.  Loving son of Rob and Tammy Noble.  Best friend and brother of Kaid.  Cherished by his “Nan” Marg Noble.  Treasured nephew of Rick (Linda) Evans and dear cousin of Alyssa, Amanda and Anthony.  Cody will be missed by the Foley and Kelly families, and by his extended family and many friends.  Visitation will be held on Thursday from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where a celebration of Cody’s life will take place on Friday, June 3rd, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Cody are asked to consider Mission Services of London or the A.R.F. (Animal Rescue Foundation of Ontario).

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ROMAO, Maria Candida Machado (Machado) of Harrow, ON

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ROMAO, Maria Candida Machado (Machado)
73 years. May 28, 2016, peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of Britaldo. Loving mother of Ducilia Romao, Harrow and Victor (Giovanna) Romao, Windsor. Loving avó of Brigitte and Lily. Dear sister of Maria do Rosario (Luis) Vieira, Iria (Daniel) Jorge, Maria Inacia (Joaquim) Pereira and Lucia (Jose Luis) Machado. Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow. Wednesday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Parish Prayers at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Thursday June 2, 2016 where family and friends will meet at 9:30 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Church for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Fr. Rick Janisse officiating. Interment at Colchester Memorial Cemetery. A special thank you to Dr. Kanjeekal, nurses and staff at Windsor Regional Cancer Centre. Memorial donations may be made to the Windsor
Regional Cancer Centre. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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CLEAVER: Christopher (Chris) Mark, of London

Posted by on May 29, 2016

Cleaver - editIt is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Christopher (Chris) Mark Cleaver on May 27, 2016, in his 65th year, surrounded by family and friends. Wonderful youngest son of the late Catherine and Roy Charles Cleaver. Caring brother to Stephen (Virginia), Susan (Thomas Bell), and Jill (Alvin Noftall), who will all miss him dearly. Proud uncle to Glenn (Bettina), Christina (Dan), Caroline (Raymond), Allyson (Scott), James (Kristina), Douglas (Pixie) and Kenneth. Wonderfully blessed to have had many McElligott cousins who will miss him always. On Chris’ behalf, we thank Valerie, Charlie, family and friends who were with him in his final moments alongside us. Chris leaves a legacy of generosity, kindness and love. In honour of Chris, visitation will be held on Monday from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the Funeral Service will be conducted on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Chris are asked to consider the London Health Sciences Foundation (Victoria Campus) or the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario.

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Ugarenko: Emily Nicole

Posted by on May 29, 2016

Emily Nicole Ugarenko, of Dutton/Dunwich passed away tragically in her 37th year. Beloved daughter of Len Ugarenko ( wife Sheila Tooze) and Susan Robson (nee Smith, husband Dan Robson), dear sister of Jessica (nee Ugarenko) Arril (husband David). Also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins of both parents families and especially a loving grandmother Marie Ugarenko. A Celebration of Emily’s Life Service will be held on Saturday June 4, 2016 at 2 p.m. Visitation 1 hour prior from the Arn Funeral Home 193 Shackleton St. Dutton 519-762-2416. Interment in St. Helen’s Cemetery.

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DUDLEY: James Benjamin age 91 of Chatham formerly of Dresden

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Dudley 2DUDLEY: James Benjamin passed away Friday May 27, 2016 peacefully at Riverview Gardens, Chatham at age of 91 years. He is the son of the late Willis & Rose Dudley. He is predeceased by his wife Hilda (Robbins) Dudley. He is survived by his loving children: James & Judy, Diane, Linda, Robin & Janice Dudley, sister Dora Isaac, sisters-in-law Yvonne Robbins and Gwen Robinson. He was a proud grandfather of 9 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. James is predeceased by his children William, Paul , Alice( Newby), son-in-law Duane Newby, sisters Verna, Doris, Anna-Mae, Francis and Vera; brothers Ivan, Stan and Harold.

During his lifetime, Jim worked in farming, highway construction, and retired from Navistar International in 1989. Jim was a lifelong member and former trustee of Union Baptist Church, Dresden. He was a member of St. John’s Lodge No. 9 and Past District Deputy Grand Master of the Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Ontario & Jurisdiction.

Jim had a passion for his family, church, travelling and good food.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Chatham-Kent Hospice, Canadian Diabetes Camp Program or ARMBA Sunday School Auxiliary Camp would be appreciated. The family would like to thank the staff of Caleb Village, Eden Villa and Riverview Gardens for the care and kindness provided for Dad.

Visitors will be received at the Union Baptist Church, Union Line, Dresden, Monday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. St. John’s Masonic Lodge #9, Chatham will conduct a service at the church Monday at 7 p.m.

The funeral service will be conducted from the Union Baptist Church on Tuesday May 31, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Albert Lambkin officiating. Interment in Dresden Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Thomas L. DeBurger Funeral Home, Dresden. Online donations and condolences may be left at www.deburgerfuneralhome.com.

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MEMERING: Gerhard “Gerry”, of Rodney

Posted by on May 29, 2016

PeaCover Photocefully, at Babcock Community Care Centre, on Sunday, May 29, 2016, Gerhard “Gerry” Memering passed away at the age of 87.  Beloved husband for 64 years to Elisabeth Memering.  Loving Papa of Werner (Vera) Memering and Linda (Brian) Long.  Proud Opa of Erin (Eric) Hochban, Dale (Tenley) Memering, Jennifer and Ryan Long.  Loving great grandfather to Palmer Hochban.  Gerry was the second oldest of seven siblings and is survived by two brothers Willi and Heini and three sisters in law.  Predeceased by two brothers Johann and Hermann and by two sisters Tini and Burga.  Gerry came to Canada in 1957 and farmed in several locations before purchasing his own farm in the Rodney area.  A successful tobacco and cash crop farmer, he gave back to the community as a tobacco marketing board committee member, Knights of Columbus member and part of the local German Club.  Gerry enjoyed many celebrations with German and Canadian friends.  Family, friends and fishing filled his retirement years.  Gerry’s family wishes to express their utmost thanks to Babcock Community Care staff for their care, concern and friendship over the past four years.  In keeping with Gerry’s wishes, cremation has taken place.  Relatives and friends will be received at DENNING’S OF RODNEY, 212 Furnival Road, Rodney (519-785-0810), on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 from 7-9 p.m. where the Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 2 p.m.  Donations in memory of Gerry may be made to Babcock Community Care Centre or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.  Share a memory at denning.ca

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Corbeil, Maurice

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Décédé paisiblement le 28 mai 2016, à l’âge de 75 ans. Époux bien aimé de Claudette Corbeil (Laplante). Tendre père de Denis (Isabelle Lefebvre) et Sylvie (Rod Swim). Grand-papa adoré de Marie-Christine, Véronique, Erika, Alex, Catherine et Marissa. Cher frère de Réal (Irène), Claude, Mariette (Pierre Laprade), Raymond (Lucie Lafleur), Jacques (Francine ???) et Suzanne. Il laisse dans le deuil plusieurs beaux-frères, belles-sœurs, neveux, nièces, cousins, cousines et amis. Il fut prédécédé par ses parents Rolland et Colombe Corbeil, ses sœurs Lise Antille (Jean-Paul) et Pierrette. La famille désire remercier le service infirmier de Comfor et l’équipe de l’hôpital Général pour les bons soins prodigué à Maurice. La cérémonie religieuse aura lieu en l’église St-Joseph, 2757, boul. St-Joseph, Orléans, le mardi 31 mai 2016 à 11 h. La famille sera présente à compter de 10h pour recevoir vos condoléances à l’église.  Au lieu de fleurs, des dons à la fondation canadienne mesothelioma, (www.cmfonline.org) ou à la fondation canadienne du cancer seraient appréciés. Les messages de condoléances peuvent être faits sur le site : www.heritagefh.ca

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SQUYRE: Earl Keith of London previously of Strathroy

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Passed away peacefully with his family at his side Saturday, May 28th, 2016 in his 81st year. Survived by his life partner James MacIntyre, sister Evelyn Stead. Loving Uncle to Marie, Nancy, Lisa, Steve, Jessica, Autumn, and Quinn. Will be fondly remembered by the MacIntyre family and many special friends. Predeceased by his parents Russell and Flossie Squire. Cremation has taken place. At Earl’s request there will be no visitation or funeral service. A memorial service will take place at a later date. Special thank you to the staff at St. Joseph’s Hospice, London. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the ALS Society or St. Joseph’s Hospice. Online condolences may be left at denning.ca. Arrangements entrusted to Denning’s of Strathroy

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NEWMAN: Austin Joseph, of Ilderton

Posted by on May 28, 2016

Newman

Suddenly, in Middlesex Centre on Friday, May 27, 2016, in his 20th year. Beloved son of John and Tracy (Sippel) Newman of Ilderton. Dear brother of Danielle Newman. Adored grandson of Margaret Newman of London.  Much loved nephew of Cindy Robinson and her friend Kevin of London, and Pat and Steve Hearn of St. Marys. Special cousin of Alexander, Erin, David, and Cody. Predeceased by his grandparents Bud Newman, and Wes and Ruth Sippel. Austin will be sadly missed by family-friends Paul and Candace Loosley of London, and his many wonderful friends. He was a 2014 graduate of Medway High School.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM  The memorial service will be held on Wednesday, June 1st at 11 AM at the Ilderton Arena, 13168 Ilderton Road, Ilderton with Ciaran McKenna officiating. (Please dress casually – wear your Red Wings jersey or your favorite sports team colours). Cremation has taken place.

Donations to the Children’s Health Foundation, London would be appreciated by the family.

For more information about this obituary visit http://www.haskettfh.com.