THOMPSON: Donald Albert of Orillia, formerly of Feversham at Fawcett Funeral Home

Posted by on February 18, 2014

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After a lengthy battle at home in Orillia, Don passed after a short term at Errinrung Nursing Home, Thornbury on February 14, 2014 formerly of Feversham in his 87th year. Beloved husband of Mildred Ann(nee Crisp), the late Lorraine and the late Betty Edwards. Loving father of Sandra Dayler of Midland, Shawn(Uwe) Welsch of Edmonton, Gayle(Larry) Hammill of Orangeville, Cathy(Dave) McKinnon of Stayner, Greg(Nancy) of Singhampton, and Darryl(Cheryl Cameron) of Wainfleet. Loved and remembered by 15 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren. Dear brother of Bill(Margaret) of Detroit, Anna(Glen) Wright of Barry’s Bay, MaryBeth(Bill) Hanley of Nottawa, Isabelle(Ralph) Tuck of London and sister in-law Cathy of Hanover. Predecased by daughter in-law Norma, son in-law George Dayler and brother Ernest. The family will receive friends at Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton on Tuesday, February 18, from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. Members of I.O.O.F. Lodge 320 Orillia are called to assemble for service on Tuesday at 6:30pm at Fawcett Funeral Home. Funeral Service from the funeral home chapel on Wednesday at 11am. Memorial contributions to Independent Order of Odd Fellows or charity of choice would be gratefully appreciated. Online condolences and donations at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca888-924-2810

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LIDSTONE; Clarence of Cambridge

Posted by on February 18, 2014

LIDSTONE, Clarence (Clare) W. (1925-2014) passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 15th 2014.  Predeceased by his beloved wife Agnes (2008) and son Scott (1953), Clare is survived by daughters Patricia Newell of Sarnia, Colleen McMullen (Michael) of Kitchener and Cathleen Marshall of Cambridge, and 3 grandchildren; Robert Marshall, Karen Smith (Jason) and Roberta Schaus (Tom), and 5 greatgrandchildren.  As a Veteran of World War II, Clare served in the Highland Light Infantry (Hespeler) in Belgium and Holland.  The family would like to thank the staff of Stirling Heights Long Term Care Home in Cambridge for their compassionate care.  Interment  in Memory Gardens, Breslau.   Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society as an expression of sympathy. Arrangements entrusted to Mighton Funeral Home (519-364-3660), Hanover.  Register book available at www.mightonfuneralhome.ca

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MARTIN: Geraldine Mae “Gerry” of London

Posted by on February 18, 2014

Martin Geraldine (for obit)MARTIN, Geraldine Mae “Gerry” – At Marian Villa, London, on Saturday, February 15th, 2014, Mrs. Geraldine Mae “Gerry” Martin of London in her 89th year. Wife of the late Frank Martin (2013). Loving mom and true friend of Judy (Murray) Turner, Jim (Janice) Martin and Bob (Lynda) Martin, all of London. Loving Gram to Todd, Jason (Diane) and Tracey Turner; Wesley (Ally), Zachary (Steph) and Tori Martin; and Colin and Justine Martin. Great-grandma “Gigi” to Dylan, Jack and William. Dear sister to Dorothy Perry of Peterborough. Geraldine had a passion for Bingo and a love for people. Her warm heart and wonderful sense of humour will be missed by many. A special thanks to all the staff at Mount Hope, 3rd floor and Dr. Persaud for their loving care and kindness. A memorial visitation will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Thursday from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.  A memorial service will be conducted at Mount Hope Chapel, 200 College Avenue (ground floor), London, on Friday, February 21st, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with visitation from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Gerry are asked to consider the Mount Hope Foundation – Recreation Department. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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HUZEVKA: Marty of Komoka

Posted by on February 18, 2014

HuzevkaHUZEVKA, Marty – The family announces the passing of R. Martin Huzevka on Monday, February 17th, 2014 in his 53rd year, after a brief illness and surrounded by his family at Victoria Hospital. Beloved husband of Kathryn Wolfe and proud father of Kevin and Lindsay Huzevka. Cherished son of Joan and Jerry Huzevka and son-in-law of Beth Wolfe and her husband Van Ackroyd. Dear brother of Mark (Joanne), Matt (Evona) and brother-in-law of Deborah Wolfe and Rhonna Lynn Wolfe. Lovingly remembered by his nieces and nephews Brandon, Jordan, Madison, Mario, Andrew and Elizabeth. Predeceased by his brother Marshall Huzevka (1995) and father-in-law Ronald Wolfe (1985). Sadly missed by cousins, aunts and uncles and fondly remembered by friends, colleagues and customers. Visitation will be held on Friday from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the memorial service will be conducted on Saturday, February 22nd, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Those wishing to make a memorial donation are asked to consider the Canadian Cancer Society, Marshall S. Huzevka Foundation or the United Way of London-Middlesex. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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LEHMAN: MARGARET of Peterborough

Posted by on February 18, 2014

214012 Lehman_2.1LEHMAN, Margaret (Retired Waitress – serving with the Highwayman, Shish Kabob Hut and Smitty’s and a former Avon Representative) – Peacefully at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Thursday, February 13, 2014.  Margo Lehman of Peterborough (formerly of Toronto) in her 89th year.  Dear mother of Susan McEnaney and Stephanie Lehman both of Kitchener and Judy (Bill Monahan) of Meaford.  Grandmother of Jennifer Monahan, Sarah (Austin Page) and great grandmother to Darcy.  Friends will be received at the ASHBURNHAM FUNERAL HOME & RECEPTION CENTRE from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Wednesday and 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Thursday.  A Funeral service will be held in the Ashburnham Chapel on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.  Interment at Lakefield Cemetery.  The Lehman family wish to thank the dedicated Doctor’s and Staff of the B3 Unit of the Peterborough Regional Health Centre.   If desired, condolences to the family, directions to the service or donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Kidney Foundation may be made at www.CommunityAlternative.ca or by calling 705-740-0444.

 

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LABELLE, Liam of Windsor,

Posted by on February 18, 2014

LABELLE, Liam, star16 years of Windsor, passed away Sunday, February 16, 2014.  Beloved son of Fawn Meeking and Larry Labelle.  Will always be loved and remembered by siblings Jacob and Malikai, Andrew and Destiny. Cherished grandson of Liam and Debbie Thomas and Jackie Barron. Great grandson of Janet Sears and Ginny Thomas. Liam, who was welcomed into Heaven and received into the loving arms of God the Father, was reunited with Pépé Richard Sears, Grandpa Neil Thomas, and Grandpa Eddie Barron. Liam is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and was a friend to many.  Thank you to everyone who helped Liam along the way. Following cremation, visitation will be held at Paul Reaume Funeral Home, Comber on Thursday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Memorial service at the funeral home, on Friday, February 21, 2014 at 1:00 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, donations to Street Help/Unit 7 would be appreciated.  Online condolences may be shared at www.reaumefh.com

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PARKER: Richard “Rick” “Mugsy” of Sarnia

Posted by on February 18, 2014

PARKER obit photoIt is with great sadness we announce the passing of Rick “Mugsy” Parker Jr. on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Hospice while surrounded by his loving family after a long battle with cancer. Beloved husband and best friend for 22 years of Tracey Parker (nee Maness). Loving father of Amanda and step-father of the late Trevor Maness. Cherished grandfather of Shelby, Lorrisa and Darien. Dear brother of Andrea (Lonnie) Squires of Morgantown, West Virginia, Penny (Donnie) Hayward of Sarnia, and Lil sis Holly Parker (Victor Lair) of Sarnia. Loved and missed by many nieces and nephews, and his brothers and sisters-in-law and his many friends and co-workers at Entropex. Rick is predeceased by his parents Richard Sr. and Betty Parker and his brother Kevin Parker. The family wishes to thank Dr. Maddison and his team at St. Joseph’s Hospice and convey their love and respect for the wonderful treatment they gave Parker and the entire family during his stay. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life was held on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to The St. Joseph’s Hospice – www.stjosephshospice.ca/ would be greatly appreciated by the family. (cheques only when donating at the funeral home please).  Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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GRANT: Clayton Ernest of Sarnia

Posted by on February 18, 2014

Peacefully at Trillium Villa Nursing Home, Sarnia on Thursday, February 13, 2014 Clayton Ernest Grant of Sarnia formerly of Leamington passed away at the age of 86. Loving husband of his “Doll and love of his life” for 64 years Ethel Marie. Beloved father of Sandra Lynn (Joe) Freitas and has gone to join his daughter Cathy Ann. Cherished grandfather of “his girls” Brianna, Kristen and Tiffany.   Dear Brother of Elton Grant of Winnipeg, MB. Predeceased by his parents Ernest and Gertrude Grant and by brothers; Stan, Harold, Carl, and Harvey. Clayton was a dedicated employee of Heinz for over 30 years, he loved to tinker in his shed and had a crafty side and loved to build things. The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff at Trillium Villa. Their care and devotion is greatly appreciated. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held to celebrate Clayton’s life on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. with family and friends being received for one hour prior to the service from 10:30 to 11:30 at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. Sympathy expressed through donations to The Parkinson’s Society or The Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated by the family (cheques only when donating at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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HARDY: Robert John “Robin” of Sarnia

Posted by on February 18, 2014

Peacefully at Bluewater Health on Sunday, February 16, 2014, Robert John “Robin” Hardy passed away at the age of 69. Beloved husband of Diane Page. Loving father of Denise (Jody) and loving grandfather of Parker and Troy. Cherished son of Pauline (nee Karpinka) Hardy. Dear brother of Bill (Shirley) Hardy, Eldon Hardy, Terry (Diane) Hardy, Jeffery Hardy, Anne Marie (Richard) Learn, Nancy (Billy) Lacey, Michael (Anne) Hardy, Paula Hardy and Lori (Terry) Hardy. Survived by mother-in-law Henrietta Newlove; father-in-law Jerry Robinson “Pops” and brother-in-law Rick Robinson. Also survived by several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. Predeceased by his father Robert William Hardy and stepson Jean Paul Page. Robin was a longtime employee of Ethyl Corp. for over 32 years retiring in 2010. A special thank you to the staff at Bluewater Health, Dr. Al Saadon, Dr. Pasqualucci (emergency) and the staff on Med T. We would also like to thank the staff at the London Cancer Clinic for their wonderful care. Friends and family will be received on Wednesday, February 19, 2014, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, ON N7T 7H2. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at Smith Funeral Home with cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers sympathy may be expressed through donations to The Canadian Cancer Society or The Heart and Stroke Foundation (cheques only at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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HOLDAWAY: Kathryn of Sarnia

Posted by on February 18, 2014

Peacefully after a brief illness, surrounded by her loving family, Kathryn Holdaway passed away at Bluewater Health on Sunday, February 16, 2014 at the age of 96.  Beloved wife of the late Don Holdaway (1991).  Loving mother of Janet (Ron) Beath, Bill (Marie) Holdaway and Mark (Dianne) Holdaway.  Special grandmother of Heather (Robin) Carriere, Rhonda (Jeremiah) Goodacre, Warren Beath, Jenny (Chad) Jolly, Leanne Holdaway and 7 great grandchildren.  Dear friend of Norma Scott.  Predeceased by her granddaughter Laurel Beath and her great grandson Isaac Carriere.  Cremation has taken place.   At Kathryn’s request there will be no visitation or funeral service held. A private family interment will take place in Greenwood Cemetery, Ridgetown, Ontario.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the charity of choice (cheques only at the funeral home please).  Memories and condolence may be sent online at smithfuneralhome.ca

Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME 1576 London Line, Sarnia, Ontario.

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HACKER: Dwayne of Sarnia

Posted by on February 18, 2014

hacker obit picIt is with saddened hearts that the family of Dwayne Patrick Hacker announces his passing at the age of 40 at Bluewater Health.  Loving husband and best friend of Amy Hacker (nee Thornton). Proud father of his 3 loving children Blayne, Nolan and Evangeline. Cherished son of Verna and Kenneth Hacker. Dear brother of Robert of Jamaica, Simone (Ryan) Frank of Sarnia and Dean (Beth Anne) Hacker of Sarnia.  Son-in-law of Marg and Chuck Thornton.  Brother-in-law of Krissy (Lance) Marcy of Sarnia.  Forever missed by grandma Dell Neil (nee Thornton). Survived by many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family.  Predeceased by his brother Kenneth Jr., his grandparents Phyliss and Jerome Kameka and Doris and Elais Hacker.   Dwayne loved playing paintball with Blayne, attending Nolan’s football games and watching Eva’s gymnastics and cheerleading events.  Dwayne was a registered nurse at Marshall Gowland Manor for 15 years where he provided people with compassionate and dedicated care.  Some of his favourite pastimes included cooking, gardening, listening to music, spending time with his family and cuddling with Layla Beans. Dwayne was always there to help and assist anyone; he always had a smile or joke to cheer everyone up. He will be missed by all of those who knew and loved him.  Family and friends will be received on Thursday, February 20, 2014 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 LONDON Line, Sarnia, ON N7T 7H2. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday, February 21, 2014, at Sacred Heart Church, 1465 Lecaron Ave., Sarnia, ON, at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery.  Memories and condolences may be sent online at http://smithfuneralhome.ca/

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CRAWFORD: Buster of Glencoe

Posted by on February 18, 2014

CrawfordV2Suddenly in Strathroy, on Monday, February 17, 2014, Verne Douglas “Buster” Crawford of Glencoe in his 67th year.  Beloved husband of Karen and dear father of Collette Crawford (Trevor), Colleen Crawford and Jason Crawford and loving grandfather of Madison.  Dear brother of Bob (Dorothy) Crawford, George Crawford (Marlene), Uric Crawford, Susan (Mark) Conley, Sally Crawford (Jim Chalmers), Johnny (Debbie) Crawford and Danny Crawford.  Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his parents Vernon and Illa Crawford.  Relatives and friends will be received at the Van Heck Funeral Home, 172 Symes St., Glencoe on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Friday, February 21st at 11 am.  Cremation.  Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. 

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OLDFIELD, Gary Scott of Port Hope, Ontario

Posted by on February 18, 2014

OldfieldGPassed away at the Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg on Saturday, February 15th, 2014.  Gary was born on December 3rd, 1950 in Cobourg, Ontario.  Survived by his loving wife Rosie, his mother Audrey Warren, his children Devan (Anna), Amanda (Drew), Stacey (Leo), and Jessica (Ash).  Predeceased by his father Don Oldfield.  Loved by his siblings Cookie, Donnie, Brent, Rod, Gord, and the late Todd.  Gary built his career in the newspaper industry but his love was spending time in the bush, hunting and fishing.  No fish was safe while he had a fly rod in his hand.  A Memorial Service will be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E. in Cobourg on Saturday, February 22nd, at 11 am.  In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make a donation to a charity of choice.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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Dolliver, Peggy

Posted by on February 18, 2014

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Passed away suddenly on February 6, 2014 at the age of 88.  Loving wife to Gary, with whom she celebrated 50 years of marriage.  Dear sister to Bud and (Virginia) Westlake. If you so desire memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Private family graveside service has taken place at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.  Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 entrusted with arrangements. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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EDWARDES-EVANS, Barbara Joan of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on February 18, 2014

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA(Retired Chief Social Worker at the Clarke Institute of Psychiatry, Toronto)Peacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Centre, on Saturday February 15th, 2014 in her 89th year.  Barbara will be dearly missed by many nieces, nephews and her extended family and friends in England and Canada.  A memorial service will be held in St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Cobourg on Thursday February 20th, 2014 at 12:30 am., with visiting one hour prior to the service.  If desired donations may be made to the Northumberland Humane Society, World Vision, St. Peter’s Anglican Church, or Farmer’s Radio International.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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WALDRON, Cdr. William James “Bill” CD, BComm. MA (Economics) of Essex and formerly of Brantford

Posted by on February 18, 2014

WindsorStarFrame_edited-1Born Sept. 15, 1922 in Brantford, ON and passed at home in Essex on Friday, February 14, 2014 in his 92nd year. Beloved husband of the late Thelma (nee Wighton) (2011). Proud father of Lois Copley, (Essex); David (Calgary); late Keith (2002); Clifford Clark and wife Wilma (Spruce Grove, AB). Cherished Grandpa of Corey, Lindsay, Nicole and Casey (all of Alberta) and Great Grandpa of Jetton of Alberta. Dearest brother of late Margaret Woolley, late Jack (Janine), late Jean Thompson (late Terry), Mary Patis (late Larry), Ronald Waldron (Jackie). Dear brother-in-law of Jim Wighton (Tecumseh). William served in the RCN in WWII from 1942-45 on the HMCS Barrie on Convoy Duty in the North Atlantic. After marrying Thelma in December 1951, he signed on for an additional 3 year term in Quebec City with the RCN. In 1961, he was second in command of the University Naval Training Division at the HMCS Hunter and was also a Lt. Commander at Naval Base Cornwallis, NS in the summer of 1964. He retired from RCNR at the rank of Commander.  After serving his country in WWII, he completed his BComm with honours at University of Toronto and then went on to achieve his Master of Business Administration with honours. He began his teaching career at Essex District High School and progressed to other secondary schools in the area and then became Professor of Economics at St. Clair College, heading the Business Department before retiring in 1984. Upon retirement, he acquired his Financial Planning Designation and worked several years with Tillican Financial. He served 18 years as a Director with Woodslee Credit Union. He was a long time member of the Masons with the Parviam-Central, Lodge #395 Essex since 1961. Also a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion Br. 201, Essex, a member of the RCNR and the Naval Officer’s Association. He was also elected as Councillor for the Town of Essex. William was also instrumental in developing the St. Clair College Retired Teacher’s Association. During his tenure at St. Clair College, he was the Assistant Coach for the St. Clair College Saints hockey team for several years. His passion for hockey led him to serve as President of Essex Minor Hockey, as well as playing Monday night hockey for the Essex Legion for several years. He coached the Essex  Bantams for years, culminating in a Provincial Championship in 1967-68. With the Essex 73′s, he served as treasurer on the Executive for 10 years, witnessing many championships throughout those years. Mr. Waldron was very proud of many players he coached that went on to play in the NHL. William was humble, a true gentleman and mentor to many. His children idolized him and all of his accomplishments. Mr. Waldron will be forever missed by all the people; young and old, who had the priviledge of knowing him. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E, Essex (519-776-4233) on Friday from 2-5 and 7-9 pm. Royal Canadian Naval funeral under the Auspices of the W.V.M.S.C. on Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 11 am. Rev. Stan Fraser officiating. Masonic Memorial Service Friday 7:30 pm.  Private family interment. If desired, memorial donations made to Essex Minor Hockey or the charity of choice would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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LESCARD, Frances Helen of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on February 18, 2014

LescardFPeacefully at Streamway Villa Nursing Home in Cobourg on Saturday, February 15th, 2014, Frances Lescard (nee Laurenson) in her 94th year.  Beloved wife of the late Arthur Lescard.  Cherished mother of Sandy Winkler and the late Art Lescard.  Mother-in-law of Jill Lescard.  Grandmother of Chris Winkler, Terry Winkler, Bradley Lescard, Trevor Lescard, and great grandmother of Lucas, Emma, Addyson, Jaxon, Max, and William.  Survived by her siblings Ina Moir and Andrew Laurenson.  A Funeral Service will be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E. on Wednesday, February 19th, at 2 pm.  Interment to follow at Cobourg Union Cemetery.  Visitation to be held at the funeral home on Wednesday for one hour prior to the service, from 1 to 2 pm.  Comrades of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #133 will gather at the funeral home on Wednesday at 1:45 pm for a Legion Walk-through to occur immediately prior to the service at 2 pm.  Those wishing may make a memorial donation by cheque to the Northumberland Humane Society.  The family of Frances would like to express their gratitude to the staff of Streamway Villa Nursing Home for their care and compassion. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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HUGHES: Stephen Robert “Bob” Of Wasaga Beach

Posted by on February 18, 2014

Hughes0002Passed away peacefully on Saturday February 15, 2014 at the Royal Victoria Hospital in his 79th year. Bob of Wasaga Beach, beloved husband of Mary. Loving father of Patricia (Brian Lang), Stephen Hughes and Michael (Anna) Hughes. Dear grandfather of Trina, Katie, Sarah, Emma, Ava and Stephen. He is survived by his sister Eleanor (Hugh McDougal). Memorial Mass will be held at St. Noel Chabanel Catholic Church, 133 Dunkerron Avenue, Wasaga Beach on Saturday February 22, 2014 at 10 a.m. Reception will follow the service at the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home, 509 River Road West, Wasaga Beach. If desired, donations in Bob’s memory to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by his family.To sign the Book of Memories, log on to www.carruthersdavidson.com

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DAVISON; RITA A. (of R.R. # 2, Seeley’s Bay)

Posted by on February 18, 2014

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Peacefully at Kingston General Hospital on Thursday February 13, 2014. Rita Cole of R.R. # 2, Seeley’s Bay, in her 83rd year. Widow of Bruce Davison. Dear mother of Christine (Wayne) Serson, Mike (Rose) Doggett, Carol (Cliff) Bush, Sue Davison (Bill Dickson-deceased), Cathy Serson, Joe (Jenn) Davison and Bruce (Berthe) Davison. Predeceased by son, Tony Corkey. Also survived by daughter-in-law, Karen Corkey. Dear sister of Dorothy Robinson, Richard Tibbett, Bill Doggett and Linda Ludlam. Fondly remembered by numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. A Private Family Service will be held. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

  Funeral Arrangements entrusted to the Scotland Funeral Home-27 Main Street Elgin – 613-359-5555 or at

www.scotlandfuneralhome.com

 

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Gerencser: Robert Joseph of London

Posted by on February 18, 2014

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At University Campus of London Health Sciences Centre on Saturday, February 15, 2014, Robert Gerencser of London in his 46th year.  Dear son of Virginia (Garlick) and the late George Gerencser (2008).  Rob is survived by his daughters, Ashley and Laura Gerencser and their mother Jane, his brother David (Gwen) and family, his aunt Shirley Garlick and family, and his aunt Annette Dutton and family and uncle Brian Garlick.  Predeceased by a brother George in 1975.  A private family service will be held at the Van Heck Funeral Home, 172 Symes St., Glencoe. Memorial donations may be made to London Regional Cancer Program or the Salvation Army.

 

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PARKE-TAYLOR, Mary Isabella Bagshaw

Posted by on February 18, 2014

 PARKE-TAYLOR, Mary Isabella Bagshaw– Passed away peacefully at The Briton House, Toronto on 16 February 2014 at the age of 93.  Mary was the beloved wife of the late Geoffrey Howard Parke-Taylor for 63 years.  Loved mother of Janet Bowyer and of Michael Parke-Taylor and his wife Barbara Butts.  Lovingly remembered by grandson The Rev. Daniel Bowyer and his wife Sarah Franklin.  Dear to her younger sisters Joyce Fish and Cecily Stone and their families and the late Marguerite Bagshaw. Born 3 April 1920 in Toronto, Mary Parke-Taylor was educated at Moulton College, Toronto and then at Victoria College at the University of Toronto. In 1956, she won Birks Prize in Canadian Handicrafts at the C.N.E. for her silver jewellery.  She taught Home Economics at Crofton House School in Vancouver (1960-64) followed by 15 years at A.B. Lucas Secondary School in London, Ontario, where she also served as a consultant to the London Board of Education before her retirement in 1980. Throughout her married life, Mary played an important role in husband Geoffrey’s parishes and as the Bishop’s wife in the Dioceses of Huron and Toronto from 1976.  We give thanks for the excellent care and love she received from The Briton House, Toronto where she resided since 2007.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Covenant House, The Salvation Army or The Primates World Relief and Development Fund would be appreciated and can be made through the Mangan Funeral Home, (705-426-577).  Online Condolences are welcomed at: www.manganfuneralhome.com

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JOHNSON: Leo Austin (Capt. M.M.C.D. Ret’d) of London

Posted by on February 18, 2014
JOHNSON, Leo Austin (Capt. M.M.C.D. Ret'd)
Passed away peacefully on February 15, 2014 at L.H.S.C. Hospital in his
99th year. Beloved husband of the late Marjorie Isabelle (nee MacDermott).
Loving father of Catherine Johnson of Guelph and Margaret Young (Murray)
of Chatham. Devoted grandfather of Adam (Valerie) and great grandfather of
Ava . Dear brother of Catherine, Julia Yorke (Frank), Agnes Benoit (her
late husband Abe), and the late Sr. Anne Johnson, Rev. Bernard Johnson and
James Johnson (Joyce).   Leo was a proud veteran who served in both W.W.II
and Korea. He was also a avid golfer who will be remembered both for
walking his rounds up to the age of 98 and for his 14  holes-in-one.
Friends will be received at the John T. Donohue Funeral Home, 362 Waterloo
Street at King Street on Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 o'clock.  A Funeral Mass
will be held at St. Peter's Cathedral Basilica, corner of Dufferin and
Richmond, on Thursday morning February 20, 2014 at   11 o'clock. Cremation
to follow. Prayers Wednesday afternoon at 3:30. In lieu of flowers,
donations may be made to the The Royal Canadian Regiment Brigadier R.H.
Beattie, MC. Memorial Trust or a charity of choice.

Online condolences may be left at www.donohuefuneralhome.ca.

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LAKE: James William of Huron Park

Posted by on February 17, 2014

Lake James webSuddenly at his late residence in Huron Park, on Saturday, February 15, 2014, in his 53rd year. Loving companion and best friend of  Marilee (Wellwood) Ninham. Beloved son of Garry Lake of Appin and the late Eunice Pressey. Dear brother of Jodi and Andy Orr of London, Garry and Melanie Lake of Trenton and Angela and Steve Conrad of London. He will be deeply missed by the Milam family; Uncle Bob and cousins Wendy and Steve Bendle, Rob and Eva Milam, Lisa and Ken Heywood, Elaine and Joe Parsons and Wayne and Debbie Milam. Jimmy will also be missed by the Wellwood and Johnson families.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, one west of Main Exeter, one hour prior to the funeral service which will be held on Thursday February 20th at 11AM. Spring interment Crediton Cemetery.

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

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SMITH: Irene Marie (nee) Ryerse of Port Dover

Posted by on February 17, 2014

SMITH, ISmith Irenerene Marie (nee Ryerse), of Port Dover, passed away at Norfolk General Hospital on Sunday, February 16, 2014, surrounded by the love of her family in her 78th year. Predeceased by her companion Fred Iliffe. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Penny and Fred Long of Port Dover, Charlene and Mike O’Keefe of Petawawa and Deborah of Simcoe. Cherished grandmother of Matthew, Shelby, Tara, Justin, Lindsey, Janice, Jason, Christopher, Trevor and Samantha and numerous great-grandchildren. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Lorne Ryerse and Shirley Kennington of Port Dover, Shirley Coulson of Port Dover and Bill Lediard of Port Dover. Irene was predeceased by her son Doug Long, grandson Darrin, and sister Helen Sayles. She spent many years working in the fishing industry and at Dover Cliffs Nursing Home. Irene was a RCL Volunteer for many years.  She will be fondly remembered and deeply missed by her family. Friends are invited to meet with the family to share their memories of Irene for visitation at THOMPSON WATERS FUNERAL HOME, 102 First Ave., Port Dover (519) 583-1530 on Wednesday, February 19, 2014  from 7 pm to 9 pm (evening only). A Service to Celebrate Irene’s life will be held in the funeral home Chapel on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 11 am, followed by cremation. The Reverend Frank Walker officiating. For those wishing, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Crohns and Colitis Foundation would be greatly appreciated. On-line donations and/or condolences can be made at www.thompsonwatersfuneralhome.ca

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NUTTALL: Keith, of London

Posted by on February 17, 2014

Nuttall - editedPeacefully, at University Hospital, on Sunday, February 16th, 2014, Keith Nuttall, of London, at the age of 86.  Beloved husband for 54 years of Therese “Terry”.  Dear father of Brian (Angie).  Keith will also be missed by many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his brother Tony and sister-in-law Margaret.  The memorial service will be conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Friday, February 21st, 2014 at 3:00 p.m., with visitation one hour prior.  Private family interment at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Keith are asked to consider the Canadian Cancer Society.  Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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