Donnelly, Margaret Smith of Barrie, Ontario

Posted by on March 12, 2014

Margaret paperDonnelly, Margaret Smith passed away peacefully at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at the age of 96.  Lovingly remembered by her son Thomas, her daughter-in-law Barbara, her grandchildren Kim and Craig and her great grandchildren, Jack & Kyla.  Fondly remembered by her friends and family for her feisty spirit and quick wit. In accordance with her wishes, cremation has taken place. There will be a short service followed by refreshments and a celebration of life, on March 22nd at 11:00am at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church at 47 Owen St. Barrie. For those who wish, donations in her name to your favorite charity would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be placed at marshallwdrivercremationandburialservice.ca

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Perri, Deborah Anne of Innisfil, Ontario

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debbiePerri, Debbie Anne passed away peacefully at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie on Monday, March 10th in her 55th year. Beloved wife of Ron Boon of  Innisfil, Ontario. Loving mother of Robert (Amy) and Brian (Lindsey). Cherished grandmother of Jackson and Avarie. Dear sister of Glenn (Debbie) and Donna. Debbie will be sadly missed by her parents, Paul and Lillian as well as her many friends and family. As per her wishes, cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Debbie’s life will be held on Saturday, March 15th at 1:00pm with visitation at 12pm at the Innisfil Community Church 1571 Innisfil Beach Road. Debbie now soars with the many angels who guided her through her life. Condolences may be palced at marshallwdrivercremationandburialservice.ca

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Bortolin, Americo “Ozzie”

Posted by on March 11, 2014

web_Bortolin_Americo1Peacefully at home, after a three-year fight against Cancer, while in the loving care of his family, on March 11, 2014 at 62 years of age. Americo was the devoted and much loved husband of his “Rosebud” Rose Marie (nee Curti) for almost 19 years. Loving and cherished father of Angelo and Briana. Treasured son of Margherita and the late Angelo Bortolin (1993). Loved brother to his twin sister Pierina and husband Ivan Pittao and Joanne and husband Frank Szekely. Dear son-in-love of Nino and Cleta Curti. Dear brother-in-love of Cynthia and husband Charlie Borg and Lia and husband Dan Bennett. Adored Zio of Michelle (nee Pittao) and husband Dennis Meloche. Adored Zio and Godfather of Steven Pittao and wife Valerié (nee Paquet). Adored Patino and Zio of Luca Bennett. Adored Zio of Nina Bennett, Adriana and Julian Borg, and Joella and Joshua Szekely. Adored Great-Zio of twins Lauren and Matthew Meloche and Vincent Pittao. Treasured nephew of Ida Bortolin (late Mario), Corrado Santarossa (late Elda), Mary Santarossa (late Peter), and the late Luigi and Palmira Bortolin, late Mario Santarossa, late Antonietta and Gino Favaro. He will be sadly missed by his family in Italy. Dear Nephew-in-love of Sid and Lia Santia and Tony and Alberta Cerilli. Americo touched many lives and will be dearly missed by many cousins and friends. He graduated from W.D. Lowe Technical School and St. Clair College. Americo retired from Ford Motor Company after 28 years of service. He was a long-time member of the Folgolar Furlan Club. If you so desire, donations to the Italian-Canadian Handicapable Association or to the Corpus Christi building fund would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Thursday 3-5pm and 7-9pm with parish prayers at 4:30. Funeral Friday 10:00 am from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to Corpus Christi Church for Mass at 10:30am. Entombment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 His kind eyes will be forever remembered and forever missed. His positive attitude is something we will all strive to achieve and is a great inspiration to all.

 

 

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KENNEDY, Ruth of Chesley

Posted by on March 11, 2014

KennedyRuth Doreen Kennedy of Chesley, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family, at South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Chesley on Monday, March 10, 2014 in her 88th year.

 

Cherished mother of Pat Luckhart and her friend Cliff Roberts of Brantford and Doug Fischer and his wife Chris of Chesley. Beloved grandma of Angie (Dennis) Carson, Lesley Fritsch, Erin (Todd) Rettinger, LeeAnne (Nathan) Groenveld and Lynn Fischer (Rob Hatten). Great-grandmother of Lena, Grady, Lucas, Joshua and Fallon. Ruth will be sadly missed by her brother Leith (Isabelle) Elder of Tara, step-daughter Linda (Dennis) Morrison of Stayner and their families. She was predeceased by her first husband Herb Fischer, second husband Almer Kennedy and her parents Russell and Doreen (Calhoun) Elder.

 

Visitation will be held at Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley on Thursday from 7 – 9 p.m. where a funeral service celebrating Ruth’s life will be held on Friday, March 14, 2014 at 1 p.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service. Spring interment in Chesley Cemetery.

 

Memorial donations to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church or to the Chesley Hospital Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

 

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McCORMICK; Betty Lou of Wyoming

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McCormick, Betty Lou – Peacefully surrounded by her family on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia, Betty Lou McCormick passed away at the age of 54.  Beloved wife of Steve McCormick for 34 years. Cherished mother of Tania McCormick (Craig Moreau), and Craig McCormick. Survived by her brothers John Ward and Richard Ward, her sister Bonnie Hannaford, her sisters-in-law Lorein (Doug) Braley, Mary Lou (Larry) Goodacre, Andrina (the late Scott) McCormick, and her brother-in-law Alec (Vicky) McCormick. Predeceased by her parents Jim and Donna Ward, and her brother Larry Ward.  Visitors will be received on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the WYOMING CHAPEL, 650 Broadway St., Wyoming, where a funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.  Rev. Joe Wynne officiating.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made by cheque to St. Joseph’s Hospice (www.stjosephshospice.ca) or the Canadian Cancer Society (www.cancer.ca).  Memories, pictures, and condolences may be shared online at www.needhamjay.com.

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Dumond, Joseph Bernard (Bernie)

Posted by on March 11, 2014

Dumond, Joseph Bernard (Bernie)

Born in Brentwood, Ontario, February 16, 1933. Passed away peacefully at Leamington District Memorial Hospital on Sunday, March 9, 2014.  Predeceased by his parents Joseph and Alice Dumond and older sister Dorothy VanderKruys, all of Brentwood.  Bernie leaves behind his loving wife Sita, brothers Gerard and Vincent (Sandra); and sisters Angela Gemus (Jay) and Rosemary Dumond (Art Sawyers).  Memorial Service to celebrate Bernie’s life will be held on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 12 noon from the F.G.T. Family Church, 285 Talbot Street East, Leamington. In lieu of flowers, donations made to the Leamington Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.   Memorial Donations may be made by contacting the Reid Funeral Home, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) or on our website –  www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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HELPS; Arnold Bruce of Wyoming

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Arnold Bruce HELPS – 75 years of Wyoming, passed away suddenly at Bluewater Health, Sarnia on Tuesday, March 11, 2014. Beloved husband of Doreen (nee Lewis) for 53 years. Proud father of Richard (Ann) Helps, Kevin (Cheri) Helps and Kathy (Greg) Shortt. Cherished Grandpa of Kristina, Nicole, Travis, Emily, Kylee, and Tara. Survived by his brothers Ken (Marguerite), Ross (Maxine), Gerald, and his sister Donna (Jack) Bates, and also by his sisters-in-law Betty, Jean, Shirley, Marion, Norma Steven, Merle Howes, and Elda Maw, as well as many nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors. Predeceased by his parents Ernest and Elsie, his brothers Earle, Gordon, Howard and Clayton, his sister Marion Leslie (Roy), his parents-in-law Goldwin and Ella Lewis, his brother-in-law Elton Steven, and his sister-in-law Eleanor Helps.  Arnold played a major part in the Wyoming Minor Baseball Association on and off the field. He was the president of the Petrolia Jets, a Sarnia Sting season ticket holder, inducted into the Sarnia Sports Hall of Fame (2001), an avid golfer at Camlachie Golf Club, and a long time farmer of Reece’s Corners.  The Helps family would like to thank, Dr. S. Burgel, nurse practitioner Wendy McKay, and staff of North Lambton Community Health Centre, Forest, the Doctors and Nurses of the Emergency Department and 4th Floor of Bluewater Health, Sarnia.  Visitors will be received on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the WYOMING CHAPEL, 650 Broadway St., Wyoming.  A funeral service will be held on Friday, March 14, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. from the WYOMING UNITED CHURCH, 730 Second St., Wyoming.  Rev. Wendy Milliken and Rev. Dan Helps officiating.  Interment in Wyoming Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy donations may be made by cheque to the Wyoming United Church, Heart and Stroke Foundation (www.heartandstroke.on.ca), or a charity of your choice.  Memories, pictures, and condolences may be shared online at www.needhamjay.com.

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EAGLESON: Helen Margaret of Chatham formerly of Tupperville

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Lenten0000001bEAGLESON: Helen Margaret age 87 of Chatham formerly of Tupperville passed away Monday, March 10, 2014 at Fairfield Park Nursing Home, Wallaceburg. She was born in Bluevale daughter of the late Aleck and Margaret (Diebel) Cooper. Helen was a member of the U.C.W. of Zion United Church Tupperville. She is predeceased by her husband Joe Eagleson in 1980. Loving mother of daughters: Sharon Johnstone (Dennis) of Windsor, Brenda Eagleson & partner Gary Ireland of Cambridge, Barbara Glassman (Jeff) of Toronto, Susan Eagleson of Chatham, daughter-in-law Janet Eagleson of Port Elgin, sons: Donald Eagleson (Judith) of Dundas, Dave Eagleson of Tupperville, Gordon Eagleson (Nancy) of Orangevale, CA, Bruce Eagleson (Tara McGee) of Wallaceburg; grandmother of 13 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Dear sister of Shirley Minty of London and Marilyn Baron of Ingersoll. She is predeceased by son Doug and infant Margaret. Visitors will be received at the Thomas L. DeBurger Funeral Home, 620 Cross Street, Dresden on Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted from the chapel of the funeral home on Friday March 14, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Cathy Larmond officiating. Interment in Dresden Cemetery. If desired, memorial contributions may be made by cheque to Canadian Diabetes or Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation and left at the funeral home. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.deburgerfuneralhome.com

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Van DAMME; Jeannette of Strathroy

Posted by on March 11, 2014

Van Damme, JeannettePeacefully, surrounded by family at Victoria Hospital after a short battle with cancer, on Monday, March 10th, 2014, shortly after her 50th birthday. Leaving behind the most important people in her life, her children; Mandy (Marc Brown), Melanie (Rick Elias), Bryan, Brad, and Michael. Jeannette was the most gentle, caring and loving mother. She was a wonderful role model for her children and will be a guardian angel to her future grandchildren. She will be remembered for her strength, dignity and hard work. Jeannette is the dear daughter of Angela and the late Joseph Van Damme. Beloved sister of Mary (Andre) Kosynski, Margaret (Bob)Robinson, Matilda (Doug) Muxlow, Marilyn Van Damme, Joseph Van Damme, Monica (Grant) Delmage, Marian Barber, Michele (Dave Tripney) Gillard, Jacqueline Scott, Jim Van Damme, Joanne Van Damme. Loved by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her brothers-in-law Hugh Thomson and Bill Glithero, her sister-in-law Betty Van Damme and her nephew Nathan Gillard. A special thanks to Dr. Malik and the caring staff at Victoria Hospital. Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 13th, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9p.m at Denning Bros. Funeral Home, Strathroy. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, March 14th at 11a.m at All Saints Roman Catholic Church, with interment to follow at All Saints Cemetery, Strathroy. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Sarcoma Cancer Foundation of Canada. Online condolences may be made at denningfuneralhomes.com.

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Reevie, Leigh

Posted by on March 11, 2014

Reevie, Leigh; (30 year Shanty Bay Volunteer Fire Fighter). Passed away March 7, 2014 at Victoria Village Manor in his 84th year.

Leigh is lovingly remembered by his wife of 59 years, Helen and their two daughters Elaine (Ken Read) and Linda Bajor. Proud grandfather of Alicia (Ben Henry), Matthew and Nathan Read, Craig and Jacob Bajor. Great grandfather to Parker, Abigail, Jaxon and Hailey Henry. Survived by his sister June Caldwell, brother Brian (Lorna) and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Jay and Anna and brother Ivan.

A Celebration of Leigh’s Life to take place Saturday March 15 at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church 47 Owen St. Barrie. Visitation commencing 10:00am, service 11:00am.

Thank you to Dr. McConvey and the staff at Victoria Village. If so desired donations may be made to St. Andrews Presbyterian Church or the Alzheimer’s Society www.alzheimer.ca.

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WYPYCH, Maria (nee Labaz)

Posted by on March 11, 2014

WypychWYPYCH, Maria (nee Labaz)
April 29, 1924 – March 8, 2014

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Maria Wypych.   Beloved wife of the late Stanley Wypych (November, 1992). Loving mother of Ted and wife Mary Ann, and Mary Verdel (April, 2001).  Devoted and loving grandmother of Derek Verdel, Kristy Wypych and husband Kevin, Steven Wypych and wife Nelly, Jonathan Wypych, and Michael Wypych.  Dear sister of the late Thaddeus Labaz and survived by his wife Maria, the late Helen Skowron and husband Stanley.  Survived by several nieces and nephews.  The family wishes to extend their sincere thanks to the caring staff at Extendicare Tecumseh, especially Nurses Teresa, Nikki, and Mohamad.  Their professionalism, compassion, and caring will always be appreciated and remembered.  Visiting at the WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. at Banwell Rd. on Tuesday, March 11, 2014,  from 2 – 5 and 7 – 9 pm. Prayers Tuesday at 7:30 pm.  Relatives and friends will be received  Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at St. Anne’s Church (Tecumseh) from 10:30 am. until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am. Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery.  As an expression of kindness donations to St. Anne’s Restoration Fund would be appreciated.  Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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GIBB, John Norman of Roseneath, Ontario

Posted by on March 11, 2014

Gibb006Peacefully on March 5, 2014 in Las Vegas, in his 72nd year.  Beloved husband of Irene Elaine and the late Doreen Elizabeth.  Loving father of Brad and Tania (Jason) Taylor.  Cherished grandfather of Jerika, Matthew, Chase and Andrew.  A complete memorial service will be held at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E. Cobourg, on Sunday, March 16, 2014 at 2 p.m. with visitation from 1 -2 p.m.  Donations to the Lung Association would be appreciated.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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McCULLOUGH Maureen Lyle (nee Horner) of Port Hope, Ontario

Posted by on March 11, 2014

McCulloughMaureen1Peacefully on Sunday, March 9, 2014 at Extendicare, Port Hope, in her 81st year.  Beloved mother of Kevin, Ellen, Keith and Jennifer.  Loving grandmother of Sean, Melissa and Curtis.  Dear sister of Jean (Al) Mayo.  A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 1 p.m. at MacCoubrey Funeral Home Reception Center, 30 King St. E., Cobourg.  In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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RYKART, Ruth (nee Handmeier) of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on March 11, 2014

RykartRuth Mar 8Peacefully, on Saturday March 8th, 2014 at Golden Plough Lodge, Cobourg, in her 87th year.  Ruth was born May 31st, 1927 in Zurich, Switzerland, daughter of Paul Hardmeier and Maria Eberhard Hardmeier.  Beloved wife of Fritz.  Loving mother of Heidi (Jim) Blackwell, Fritz (Bev) Rykart, Brigitte (Richard) Kelly, and Elisabeth (Tom) Kennett.  She will be sadly missed by her 13 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.  She married Fritz Rykart of Rothrist, Aargau on May 18th, 1946.  Ruth and Fritz moved to Canada in 1956, where they farmed for most of their lives.   She enjoyed gardening, knitting, playing cards, cooking and travelling. Cremation has taken place; there will not be a funeral service or visitation.  Donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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MITCHELL, Mary of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on March 11, 2014

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Mary was the cherished wife of the late Robert Mitchell.  Mary was predeceased by her parents, Frederick George Sherring and Mabel Violet Sherring (Mansell).  She was the loving mother of David (Lisa), Robert (Rhonda) and Elizabeth (Ian Carter), grandmother to Shawn (Suzanne), Peter (Cindy), Lindsay (Chris), Victoria (Jordan), Keith (Kirsten), Andrew, Heather and Owen, and great-grandmother to MacKenzie, Katherine, Hannah and Amelia.  Most of Mary’s life was spent living in Barrie, Ontario raising a family and serving as an active member of Trinity Anglican Church and the Auxiliary at Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie, and latterly, at St. Peter’s Anglican Church in Minesing.  Mary will be remembered fondly by everyone who knew her.  A special thank you is extended to all of the staff at Landmark, Extendicare and Northumberland Hills Hospital for their exceptional care and support of Mary and her family.  Cremation has taken place.  Visitation, memorial service and interment are to be held in the spring in Barrie, Ontario.  In lieu of flowers, donations to either the Canadian Cancer Society or the Alzheimer Society of Canada would be appreciated.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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BIRD, Judith of Ajax, Ontario

Posted by on March 11, 2014

BirdJudithSuddenly at her home in Ajax on Sunday, March 9th, 2014, Judi Bird (nee Timlin) at 49 years of age.  Beloved spouse of Steven Guy.  Cherished mother of Jennifer Chisholm (Gregor), Rebecca Bird (Greg Cherebin), and Matthew Bird (Paige Allen).  Loving grandmother of Adrianna, Carter, and Logan.  Dear sister of Deborah Davey (Tim), Jeffrey Timlin (Charlene), and Gregory Timlin (Cathy).  Beloved daughter of the late Ross and Eunice Timlin.  At Judi’s request there will be cremation with a private family service and spring interment at Pioneer Cemetery in Cold Springs.  Those wishing may make a memorial donation by cheque to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or to the Pioneer Cemetery.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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Redford; Eileen of Hanover

Posted by on March 11, 2014

Redford-picEileen Redford, of Hanover, passed away suddenly on Sunday, March 09, 2014, in her 92nd year.

Born on January 8, 1923 to the late Ernest and Arnetta (nee Pfeffer) Monk.

Survived by loving daughter Corliss (Larry) Alexander of Nobel and son Donald Redford of B.C., cherished grandchildren Paul and Jeff Alexander, Tom Redford (Farah) and Nicole Redford (John) and Jo-Del (Scott) MacKenzie and Jenna (Ben) Freiburger, greatgrandchildren Bryon Becker, Del and Laci Freiburger and greatgreatgrandchildren Gabriel and Lily Becker.  Also survived by her sister-in-law Mae Redford and Marilyn Boyce.  Predeceased by her husband Earle Redford, son Delton Redford, siblings Beatrice Mildred, Helen, Harvey, Eldrid, Raymond and Arnold.

To honour Eileen’s wishes a Private Family Graveside Service with interment was held on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at the Hanover Cemetery. Rev. John Polacok officiating.  Arrangements entrusted to Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover. 

Memorial donations to the Hanover and District Hospital Foundation were appreciated as expressions of sympathy.  Register book available at www.mightonfuneralhome.ca

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Hopkins; Elsie of Hanover

Posted by on March 11, 2014

Hopkins-picElsie Hopkins, of Hanover, passed away suddenly at her residence on Sunday, March 09, 2014, in her 84th year.

Elsie was born on September 7, 1930 to the late Harry and Eva (nee Overland) Kingswell.  Her last place of employment was at People’s Department Store and has since enjoyed her time with the Hanover Seniors and the Unity Rebekah Lodge #147 – Wiarton.

Survived by daughters Barbara (Reg) Tomes of Hanover, Elizabeth (Glynn) Hardy of Bakewell, England, son Howard (Jill) Morrison of Markham, stepsons Roland Hopkins and Richard (Dawn) Hopkins both of Goderich, grandmother to Jamie and Kevin Tomes, Kristen and Scott Morrison, Alexandria and Devon Hardy, Shawn, Jon, Katie and Joe Hopkins.  Also survived by her brothers Lloyd Kingswell of Hepworth and Howard (Shirley) Kingswell of Thornbury and sister-in-law Janice Kingswell of London.  Predeceased by her 1st husband James Morrison (1964), 2nd husband Donald Hopkins (2008) and her brother Clinton Kingswell.

Visitation will be held at Mighton Funeral Home (123 10th Street, Hanover) on Thursday, March 13, 2014 from 9:00 am until the time of the Funeral Service at 11:00 am.   Rev. Alice Wilson officiating.

Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.  Register book available at www.mightonfuneralhome.ca

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Posted by on March 10, 2014

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Entered into rest at the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital on Sunday, March 9th, 2014. Kathleen Mary Sheldon (nee Brethour), in her 88th year, was the beloved wife of the late William (Bill) Henry Sheldon (1988). Loving mother of Katherine (George) Goudis of Barrie, Barbara (Gerry) Metherel of Baltimore and Ann Sheldon of Guelph. Dear Granny of Kimberley, Robert (Misty), Kristen and Allison. Great Granny of Cameron & Daniel Stefani and Grace, Ava & Maya Goudis.  Predeceased by her siblings Helen Gerrow, Jack, Harold and Ross Brethour. Friends are invited to call at St. Andrews United Church, 10 Church St. in Sunderland on Thursday, March 13th, 2014 from 12 noon until time of Church Service at 2:00 pm. Interment Sunderland Cemetery. As a remembrance, donations to Sunderland United Church or the Arthritis Society, would be appreciated.

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OKOLISAN: Mr. George of West Lorne, Ontario

Posted by on March 10, 2014

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Passed away at his residence in West Lorne on Sunday, March 9, 2014, at the age of 62 years.  Beloved husband of Carol, loving father of Robin Tayor (Ted).  Sadly missed by Ted’s children Austin & Reese.  Proud grandfather of Hudson George.  Son of Helen Okolisan.  Predeceased by his Father Ken Okolisan.  Brother of Ken Okolisan (Tricia O’Connor), Larry Okolisan (Carla), and Penny Bradley (Don).   George will also be missed by several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at St. Mary’s parish hall on Saturday, March 15, 2014, from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm for a Celebration of George’s Life.  For those who wish, in memoriam donations to the Serenity House, Canadian Cancer Society or to the West Elgin Daffodil Society would be appreciated by the family.  Online condolences may be left at www.denningfuneralhome.com      Funeral arrangements entrusted to the WEST LORNE CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS

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Willis: Alta May of Strathroy

Posted by on March 10, 2014

Peacefully on Sunday, March 9, 2014 at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital,  Alta May Willis (nee Berdan) passed away at the age of 95.  Loving wife of the late Albert Willis (1945).  Beloved mother of Eleanor (Harry) and Roy (Donna).  Beloved grandmother of Albert, Ralph (Heather), Joanne (Rob), Randy (Katharine), Daryl (Kimberly), Wayne (Sandy), Liesa (Alvin) and Jason.  Survived by great grandchildren Amy, Bradley, Nicolyse, Reis, Eric, Ryan, Jada, Miko, Kali, Kolbi, Shelbi, Virginia, Michael, Bridgette and Nicolas.  Dear sister of Wilfred (Margaret), Don (Maizie), Richard (Jane) and sister in law Elsie.  Predeceased by siblings Fred (Margaret), Phyllis (Jack), Frieda (Cecil) and Ron.  Friends will be received on Friday, March 14th from 2-4 & 7-9 pm at Denning Bros Funeral Home, Strathroy where a funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 15th at 1:00 pm with Rev. Tom Perks officiating.  Interment to follow in Strathroy Cemetery.  As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice.  Online condolences accepted at  www.denningfuneralhomes.com.   A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Alta

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JOHNSTON, Doug of Rockport

Posted by on March 10, 2014

Doug Johnston 1Doug’s Spirit is Free after his defiant 15 month battle with cancer, at home in Rockport on Monday March 10, 2014. Douglas Ford Johnston age 61 years, beloved son of Ethel (Andress) and the late Donald Johnston, dear brother of Eddy Johnston (Betty) of Ardoch, Dick Johnston (Judy) of Rockport, Elaine Johnston (Guy Villebrun) of Fort McMurray, Wendy Merkley (Art) and Eugene Johnston (Donna) all of Rockport. Doug is also survived by several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Family and friends may call at the Barclay Funeral Home, Lansdowne on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and Friday March 14, 2014 from 12 – 1:45 p.m. The Funeral Service will follow in the Chapel at 2 p.m. Interment will take place at Rockport Cemetery. In memory of Doug, donations to the St. Lawrence District Medical Centre Building Project, the Rockport Rec Hall or the Rockport Protestant Cemetery would be would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Messages of condolence may be made online at www.barcalyfuneralhome.com

 

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FURNESS: Hazel of London

Posted by on March 10, 2014

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Peacefully at Elmwood Place, London, on Sunday, March 9, 2014, Hazel (Frost) Furness in her 86th year. Beloved wife of the late Edward Furness (2004). Loving mother of Roy Furness (Sarah), Victor Furness (Jim), and Russ Mayfield. Predeceased by her daughter Christine Caddey. Cherished grandma of Celina, Robert, Shawn, Angela, Sarah and great-grandma of Josh, Kaeden, Sophie, Gregory, Ayla, Nicholas, Genevieve and Autumn.  Dearly missed by her siblings; Harold, Keith, Alice, and Ruth and her son-in-law Daniel Caddey. Also missed by her nieces and nephews.  A private family interment in Woodland Cemetery, London.  A memorial service will be held on Friday, March 14, 2014 at 2pm, at Wesley-Knox United Church, 91 Askin Street, London.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to Multiple Sclerosis Society London – Middlesex Chapter, 21 Grosvenor Street, Room #W018A, London  ON N6A 4V2.  A. Millard George Funeral Home, entrusted with arrangements 519-433-5183. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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Reaume, Helen M. (nee LeClair)

Posted by on March 10, 2014

With heavy hearts we announce the peaceful passing of our “Warrior Mother” after a two year courageous battle with cancer on March 5, 2014 at the age of 70 years. Loving mother to Lawrence and wife (Sandy) and Charlene Reaume. Helen will be deeply missed by her grandchildren Adam and Amanda, and her canine companion Levi. Dear daughter to the late Edward and Mary LeClair. Beloved sister to Bernadette Hodgkin, Anna Robert, Sharon Wiebe, Tom and Roy LeClair, predeceased by her siblings Thelma Harcus, Theresa Maling, Martha LeClair, Laura Jean (Jeannie) Pinkowski, Arnold, Lloyd, Leo, Edward and Philip. Will be missed by numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Helen was retired from Daimler Chrysler since July 2003. If you so desire, memorial donations to the Windsor & Essex Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Sunday 3-5, 7-9 p.m. Funeral Monday 11:30 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor 519-969-5841. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

 

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Piliotis, Vassilios

Posted by on March 10, 2014

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Died peacefully at home with his wife and children on March 9, 2014 at 73 years of age. Beloved husband of Chrissa (nee Zombolas). Cherished father of Constantinos and wife Tammy and Eugenia and husband Bruce Geddes. Adoring pappou of Rosalind and Chrissa. Dear brother of Peter and wife Georgia Piliotis and Maria and husband George Fotopoulos and Stella and husband Ali Medina. Loving uncle to many nieces and nephews in Canada and Greece.  In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations to Smile of the Child, Greek Organization for Disadvantaged Children (www.hamogelo.gr) and the Heart and Stroke Foundation. The family greatly appreciates the kind and gentle care from C.C.A.C. and Hospice of Windsor and all the nurses and aids from ParaMed and Bayshore, with special thanks to Stephanie Adams. Visiting Wednesday 3-5 & 7-9. On Thursday, Thrice Holy Hymn Service 11:30am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

 

 

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