Pagaduan, Emiliano Agres Sr.

Posted by on January 21, 2014

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On January 21, 2014 at 88 years of age.  Beloved husband of Julieta (Nieves).  Cherished and very loving father of Gloria and husband Carlito Yang, Lilia Pagaduan, Teresita and husband Caesar Yabut, Marilyn and husband Fortunato de Jesus, Ronald and wife Evelyn Barrera, Julie and husband Rodolfo Madrid, Rizaldy and wife Agnes Tacderas, Rudy and wife Marita de Guzman, Cecile and husband Ardel Landicho and the late Emiliano “Boy” husband of Flordeliza “Flora” Regunan.   Loving Lolo of 21 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.  Dear brother of Artemio and wife Lydia.  Visiting Thursday 7-9pm, Friday 2-5pm and 7-9pm.  Parish prayers Friday 4:30 pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 On Saturday family and friends will meet at Our Lady of Atonement Church after 9:00am followed by Mass at 10:00am.  Interment, Heavenly Rest Cemetery.  Share memories and photos at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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SELISKI: Walter of London

Posted by on January 21, 2014

Peacefully, surrounded by his family after a courageous battle, Walter Seliski at the age of 83 passed into God’s care on January 21, 2014 at Parkwood Hospital.  Beloved husband of Anne for 58 years.  Devoted father of Angela Decker and her husband Randy, Kathy Downe and her husband Peter, Diane Bell and Robert Seliski.  Cherished grandfather and great grandfather of Julia (Adrian), Conor (Julia), Adriana, Brandon, Katie, Elena, Anthony, Alia and Julian.  Dear brother of Stella Murphy.  Uncle Walter will be fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews.  He was a proud member of the Western Ontario Fish and Game Protective Association, an avid fisherman, gardener, woodcarver and sincere friend to many.  A heartfelt thank you to C.C.A.C. and to all the Dr’s and nurses of Parkwood Hospital Palliative Care for their compassion and kindness.  Visitors will be received at the John T. Donohue Funeral Home, 362 Waterloo Street at King Street on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 o’clock.  Funeral Mass at St. Patrick’s Church, 377 Oakland Avenue on Friday morning at 11 o’clock.  Interment in Woodland Cemetery.  Prayers Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock.  Donations to the London Regional Cancer Program – C/O L.H.S.F would be appreciated.

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Falconer, Roland of Wallaceburg, Ontario

Posted by on January 21, 2014

Mr. Roland Falconer, a resident of Wallaceburg, passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2014 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Sydenham Campus, in Wallaceburg, at the age of 81 years.Roland was born in Wallaceburg and was a son of Roland and Anne (Sterling) Falconer.Beloved husband of the late Rose Marie (Wolfle) Falconer (1997).Loving father of Brian Falconer, Randy (Christine) Falconer, Chere (Glenn) Carroll, Terry Falconer, Rhonda (Kelly Morgan) Falconer, Diane Falconer, Bradley (Carrie) Falconer, Roland Falconer, Lee Ann (Lance) Blake and Scott (Angie Benn) Falconer.Sadly missed by 36 grandchildren, 47 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.Kind brother of Kenneth (Sheila), Caroline and Linda.Predeceased by his sons Kevin and Jeffrey, his grandchildren Joshua and Christopher and his brothers Lloyd and Larry.Also sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.Friends will be received at the Eric F. Nicholls Funeral Home Ltd. 639 Elgin St., Wallaceburg, on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  The Funeral Service will be held from the Chapel of the funeral home on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 11 a.m. with Fr. Jacek Kokosa, Officiant.  Interment will follow in Riverview Cemetery, Wallaceburg.As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society may be left at the funeral home.Online condolences may be left at www.ericfnichollsfuneralhome.com.  As a living memorial, a tree will be planted in Nicholls Memorial Forest in memory of Roland Falconer.

 

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WESTERHOF: Ida of Strathroy

Posted by on January 21, 2014

Peacefully went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 19, 2014 at Strathmere Lodge, Strathroy in her 93rd year.  Beloved wife of the late Jacob Westerhof (2012) for 63 years. Loving mother of Henry (Elizabeth) Westerhof of Hamilton, Fred (Shirley) Westerhof of Strathroy, Greta (the late John) Vanderwekken of Victoria B.C. Albert (Suzanna) Westerhof of Komoka and Annie (Tom) Rickwood of St. Thomas. Survived by 15 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.  Sadly missed by sisters-in-law Tine Luinstra, Riek Luinstra, Minke Plieger, Nanny Westerhof and brother-in-law Jan (Hieke) Westerhof all of The Netherlands.  Friends will be received at the East Christian Reformed Church, 476 Metcalfe Street East, Strathroy on Monday, January 27th from 2-4 pm where a funeral service will be held on Tuesday, January 28th at 11:00 am with Pastor Derek Bouma officiating.  Interment to follow in Strathroy Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations to the Strathroy Community Christian School would be appreciated by the family.  Online condolences accepted at www.denningfuneralhomes.com.  A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Ida.

DENNING BROS FUNERAL HOME
Strathroy, Ontario
519-245-1023

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LOHNES, Gordon of Blenheim and formerly of Wawa

Posted by on January 21, 2014

Gordon LohnLohneses passed away peacefully at home on January 20, 2014 at the age of 83.  Born February 26, 1930 to Gordon and Bertha (Weeks) Lohnes in Toronto, Ontario. Loving husband of 66 years to Theresa (Huck) Lohnes who he married November 1, 1947 in Toronto.  Survived by brothers Bill (Joan) Lohnes of Nobleton and Bud Lohnes of Calgary.  Dearly missed by daughter Donna Sanford of Chatham, grandchildren Dane (Amy) Sanford, Kim (Tim) Wright, Ryan Collier and Scott Collier, by his great grandchildren Brendan (Amy), Michael (Chelsie), Spencer, Amber, Chloe, Molly, Keegan and Reilly as well as his great-great grandchildren Brian and Cruz.  Resting at the Blenheim Community Funeral Home where visitation will be held on Thursday January 23rd with family visiting from 2 – 3 p.m. and public visiting from 3 – 4 p.m. followed immediately by a service.  In lieu of flowers, donations to HHT Research Fund, c/o St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation, Toronto would be appreciated by the family.

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VLCEK; Betty of Petrolia

Posted by on January 21, 2014

VlcekBetty1Passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Bluewater Health, Sarnia on Monday, January 20, 2014.  BETTY LOU VLCEK (nee Hartley), 73 years, of Petrolia. Betty was a loving wife to the late Louis (1988).  She will be missed her daughter Christine and Les Humphrey, her son David Louis Vlcek and Donna Jackson, her granddaughters Jennifer and Hari Srinivasan and their son Preston, Amy Humphrey and Chris Albert and their children Tabitha and Tori Lynn, Amber Gosselin, and Samantha and Brian White.  She is survived by her brothers and sisters Marion Burnett, Philip Hartley, Phyllis Herkert, Leeland Hartley, Don Hartley, Jean Duncan, Joanne Clarke, and Sandy Appollos.  Betty is predeceased by her parents Charles and Ethel Hartley, her brothers Bob and Chuck Hartley and her sister Joyce Ikert.  Betty’s passion was assisting the elderly and was able to share that passion for over 35 years at Lambton Meadowview Villa.  Visitors will be received on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia. Parish Prayers will be offered at 4:00 p.m.  A funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Philip’s Parish, King St., Petrolia.  Interment will be in St. Matthew’s Cemetery, Alvinston at a later time.   As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society (www.cancer.ca).  Memories, pictures, and condolences may be shared on-line at www.needhamjay.com.

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Racine, Paul Monsignor

Posted by on January 21, 2014

Monseigneur Paul Racine

1932 – 2014

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Monsignor Paul Racine, 81 passed away peacefully in Ottawa on January 15,  2014 following a brief illness.

 

Monsignor Racine was born on February 20 1932 in Ottawa. Predeceased by his parents Edgar Racine and Corona Charron and his brothers Gérard (Lucille Lévesque) and Marcel (late Myreille Barrette), he is survived by his sisters Rita (late Florian Carrière), Jeannette, Lucille and his brother Guy (Françoise Quesnel) and numerous nephews and nieces.

 

Ordained to the Priesthood on June 14 1956 in Ottawa, he obtained a license in Canon Law from Saint Paul University in 1964. In 1982, he was named a Prelate of Honour by His Holiness Pope John Paul II.

 

Monsignor Racine occupied various positions within the archdiocese of Ottawa as a professor at the Petit Séminaire d’Ottawa from 1956 to 1961 and as professor and procurer at the Grand Séminaire d’Ottawa from 1962 to 1967. He was also counsel at the ecclesiastical tribunal of the archdiocese of Ottawa from 1964 to 1967. Appointed Vice-Chancellor of the archdiocese in 1967, he also served as director and secretary of the diocesan Pastoral Council and coordinator of diocesan pastoral. He was also a member of the Diocesan College of Consultors.

 

Founding curate of Saint Claude parish in Blackburn Hamlet (1968-1973), he also served as curate in various parishes including Saint-Louis-de-Montfort Parish (1973-1976), Saint-Joseph Parish, Orléans (1977-1995) and Saint-Isidore Parish (1996-2000). He continued to provide pastoral services to various other parishes until recently.

 

Monsignor Racine was a true witness of faith, generosity and service. He devoted his life to his parishioners and his family.

 

The family will receive condolences at Saint-Joseph Church in Orléans where Monsignor Racine will lie in state from 9 am to 10:45 am on Wednesday January 22, 2014. The funeral mass will be presided by Monsignor Prendergast at 11 am.

 

Donations to the Montfort Hospital Foundation would be appreciated. Condolences and donations may be made at: www.heritagefh.ca

 

Monseigneur Paul Racine

1932 – 2014

 Racine Mgr Paul

Monseigneur Paul Racine est décédé paisiblement à l’âge de 81 ans le 15 janvier 2014 à Ottawa des suites  d’une courte maladie.

 

Mgr Racine est né le 20 février 1932 à Ottawa. Précédé de ses parents Edgar Racine et Corona Charron et de ses frères Gérard (Lucille Lévesque) et Marcel (feu Myreille Barrette), il laisse dans le deuil ses sœurs Rita (feu Florian Carrière), Jeannette et Lucille et son frère Guy (Françoise Quesnel) ainsi que de nombreux neveux et nièces.

 

Il fut ordonné prêtre le 14 juin 1956 à Ottawa et obtint une licence en droit canonique en 1964 de l’Université Saint-Paul. En 1982 il fut nommé prélat d’honneur par Sa Sainteté le pape Jean-Paul II.

 

Monseigneur Racine a occupé plusieurs fonctions au sein de l’église catholique de l’archidiocèse d’Ottawa. Il enseigna au Petit Séminaire d’Ottawa de 1956 à 1961. De 1962 à 1967, il fut professeur et procureur au Grand Séminaire d’Ottawa et de 1964 à 1967, il fut également avocat au tribunal ecclésiastique de l’archidiocèse d’Ottawa. Nommé vice-chancelier de l’archidiocèse d’Ottawa en 1967, il a occupé successivement les postes de directeur et de secrétaire du Conseil diocésain de pastorale et de coordonnateur de la pastorale diocésaine. Il était également membre du Collège diocésain des consulteurs.

 

Curé fondateur de la paroisse Saint-Claude de Blackburn Hamlet (1969-1973), il a aussi œuvré comme curé de la paroisse Saint-Louis-de-Montfort d’Ottawa (1973-1976), de la paroisse Saint-Joseph d’Orléans (1977-1995), et de la paroisse Saint-Isidore (1996- 2000). Par la suite, il continua jusqu’à récemment à faire du ministère dans plusieurs autres paroisses.

 

Témoignage de foi, d’accueil et de service, la vie de Monseigneur Racine en fut une de dévouement, de générosité et d’attention pour ses paroissiens et ses paroissiennes et les membres de sa famille.

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Middleton, Gordon William Hamilton

Posted by on January 21, 2014

Middleton, Gordon William Hamilton

 Middleton Gordon

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at the age of 66 years. Beloved husband of Anne-France (nee Robichaud). Loving father of Nadine (Rod). Cherished grandfather of Danica. Brother of the late Caroline (Doug), the late Grant, Darline (Mike), Ernest, Glenda, Gerry, Gary, Brent, Brenda and Evelyn. He will be sadly missed by many nephews, nieces, great-nephews, great-nieces and by his best friend Cody. Sincere thanks to Dr. Louise Coulombe and to nurses Lynn and Mariam the compassion and great care given to Gordon. The family will receive relatives and friends at Heritage Funeral Home, 2871 St. Joseph Blvd., Orléans, on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 from 7 – 9 p.m. and on Thursday, January 23, 2014 from 1 – 2 p.m. A Memorial Service will follow in the Heritage Chapel at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the Canadian Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation would be appreciated. Condolences and donations may be made at www.heritagefh.ca

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Diachun, William “Bill”

Posted by on January 21, 2014

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William James Diachun, 1940-2014

 

William “Bill” James Diachun of Orleans, Ontario, passed away on January 17, 2014.

Bill was born in Montreal, Quebec in 1940 to parents Roman and Irene Diachun. He graduated from The High School of Montreal and received his Bachelor’s degree from Concordia University, his Teacher’s Certificate from McGill University, and his Master’s degree from The University of Montreal. Bill married Diane Hawkins in 1965.

Bill taught English for the Montreal, Lakeshore, and Digby School Boards. He was a Rock ’n’ Roller at heart, singing and playing piano in bands from the age of sixteen. Bill loved his family, his friends, and his music. He also enjoyed hockey, football and telling jokes.

Bill is survived by his wife, Diane; daughter, Melody Diachun and her husband, Doug Stephenson; son, Terry Diachun and his wife, Joanne Wright-Diachun; grandson, Nathaniel Diachun; step-grandchildren, Laura and Devin Stephenson, Savannah and Spencer Sher, and Madison Meades; sister, Doris Horbachevsky; brothers-in-law, Osyp Mushka and Bruce Hawkins; sister-in-law, Louise Beauregard; nephews, Andrew Horbachevsky, Roman Mushka, Myron Horbachevsky and Shawn Hawkins; nieces, Christine Skolnik and Shelley Hawkins; and, by his many dear friends, colleagues, and students. Bill is pre-deceased by his parents Roman and Irene Diachun, his sister, Olga Mushka, and his parents-in-law, Walter and Alice Hawkins.

 

Memorial service will be held on Friday, January 24 at Heritage Funeral Home, 2871 St. Joseph Boulevard, Orleans, Ontario. Friends will be received from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Chapel service at 1:00 pm. Reception to follow. www.heritagefh.ca

 

Donations may be made to the Canadian Mental Health Association. www.cmha.ca

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DORE, Florence Lilla of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on January 21, 2014

Peacefully at Streamway Villa Nursing Home on Thursday January 16th, 2014 in her 82nd year.  Florence is pre-deceased by her husband Edmund Dore and her parents Jackson and Muriel Crossen.  Florence will be fondly remembered by her Smith, Harris and Brisbin cousins.  A graveside service will be held in the spring at Pioneer Cemetery, Cold Springs. If desired donations may be made to the charity of your choice.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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KELLER: Joyce Pearl of Belleville

Posted by on January 21, 2014

Keller, Joyce Pearl – peacefully at home, with her family at her side, on Monday, January 20th, 2014 in her 88th year.  Daughter of the late Calvin & Pearl Vardy (nee Musclow).  Beloved wife of Donald Keller of Belleville.  Loving mother of Nancy (Robert) Lesniewski of Hershey, PA and Bruce (Jill) Keller of Belleville.  Loving grandmother of Keith, Gregg and Bryan Lesniewski and Jay and Mackenzie Keller.  Great grandmother of Karina, Courtney and Ella.  Joyce is survived by her brother Glenn (Margaret) Vardy of Picton.  She is predeceased by one brother, Jack Vardy. 

The family will receive friends at the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West (613-968-2273) on Thursday from 2:00 – 4:00 & 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.  The Memorial Service will be held at St. Matthew’s United Church, 25 Holloway Street on Friday, January 24th at 11:00 a.m.  Cremation has taken place.  Private family inurnment at Belleville Cemetery. 

If desired, Memorial Donations to St. Matthew’s United Church or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. 

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ROBINS, Sandra M. (Climo)- of Woodstock

Posted by on January 21, 2014

ROBINS, Sandra – Passed away suddenly at the Woodstock General Hospital on Monday, January 20, 2014, Sandra Mary Robins (nee Climo) of Woodstock in her 66th year.  Beloved wife of Gary Robins of Woodstock.  Dear sister of Vianne Climo of Woodstock.  Sandra will be lovingly remembered by her sister-in-law Jacqueline Dickson (Bill) of Woodstock and good friend Bob Brown. Predeceased by her parents Fred and Evelyn Climo.  All arrangements are private.  If desired, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Kidney Foundation of Canada would be appreciated and can be made through SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington St North, Woodstock  519-537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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Elva Dorie

Posted by on January 21, 2014

Elva Alida Dorie (Knowles) passed away, with her family by her side, on January 19, 2014 at St. Lawrence Lodge at the age of 92 years.  She was the beloved wife of the late Thomas Dorie and Cecil Gunness who was killed in WWII.  She will be sadly missed by her children, Tom (Brenda) of Huntsville, Ron (Heather) of Brockville, Donald of Calgary and her grandchildren, Jennifer Sulan (Dan), Alison Purser (Brody), Brandi Charman (Brian) and great grandchildren, Jenna and Jackson Charman, James Sulan and Matthew Dorie.  She is survived by her brothers, Lloyd (Madeline) Knowles and Allan (Patricia) Knowles, as well as several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her parents Harvey and Irene Knowles and her sister Muriel Cassidy.  The family wishes to thank Dr. Jerry Ashe and the many wonderful nurses and staff who cared for Elva at the lodge.   At Elva’s request, there will be no visitation with a private grave site service to be held at a future date.  In memory of Elva, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Barclay Funeral, 137 Pearl St. East entrusted with the arrangements. Messages of condolences may be sent online at www.barclayfuneralhome.com

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DOWHAN, Cecile Yvonne ( nee Beausoleil )

Posted by on January 21, 2014

DowhanDOWHAN, Cecile Yvonne ( nee Beausoleil )
Passed away peacefully at Hospice with her children by her side on January 19, 2014 at the age of 77 years. Predeceased by her Husband Robert ( 1981 ). Loving Mom to Cheryl ( Pete ) Metcalfe and  Bob  ( Kate ) Dowhan. Cherished Grandma to Alex Thoms, Bobby, Lily and Eloise Dowhan and Honourary Grandma to Mackenzy, Andrew and Nicholas Metcalfe. Loving daughter of the late Louis and Elmire Beausoleil.  Beloved sister to Drena, Agnes, Roy, Ruth Anne, Charlie, Raymond, Dianne, John, Carol, Philip, Marc and predeceased by Roland, Norman, Wilfred and Janice.  Dear Sister In Law to Marion ( Walter ) Dowhan. Loving Aunt to many. A special thank you to the caring staff at Hospice.  Visitation at the Windsor Chapel Funeral Home ( Banwell Chapel ) 519-253-7234  11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. at Banwell Rd on Tuesday January 21, 2014 from 2 to 4 PM and 6 to 9 PM. Parish prayers Tuesday at 7 PM. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday January 22, 2014 at 11:00 AM from the Banwell Chapel then to Good Shepherd Parish ( St. Gregory Site ) 13789 St. Gregory Rd for funeral mass at 11:30 AM.  Cremation to follow. In memory of Cecile memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Windsor & Essex County. On-line condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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LUCCHINO, Giovanni ” John”

Posted by on January 21, 2014

LucchinoLUCCHINO, Giovanni ” John”
1928 – 2014
Peacefully at the age of 86 years. Devoted & loving husband to Ida ( nee Gatto ) sharing 60 years of love & friendship. Beloved Father to Tony & wife Nancy and Aldo & wife Teresa. Cherished Nonno to John, Jordan, Jenna, Jessica, Nina and Juliana Lucchino , Shannon Campbell & husband Charles and Ryan Dickie. Precious Bis-Nonno to Katelyn Elsie. Loved brother to Anna , Giuseppe and predeceased by Domenic , Teresa and Maria. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Before immigrating to Canada Giovanni was a Truck Driver working hard to support his family. He continued his work in Canada with Ford Motor Company where he was a dedicated skilled trades worker and a member of Unifor. Visitation at the Windsor Chapel Funeral Home ( Banwell Chapel ) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd East on Tuesday January 21, 2014 from 2 to 5 & 7 to 9 PM. Parish prayers Tuesday at 4:30 PM. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday January 22, 2014 at 10:00 AM from the Banwell Chapel then to St. Angela Merici Church (980 Louis Ave.) for funeral mass at 11:00 AM. Entombment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. In kindness memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society or to Children’s Hospital London Health Sciences Centre (800 Commissioners Rd. E., London Ont. N6A-5W9) (Envelopes available at Funeral Home). Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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ALLEN: George Thomas ‘Pip’ of Waterdown, Ontario

Posted by on January 21, 2014

George Allen PhotoPassed away peacefully on Monday, January 20, 2014 at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington in his 92nd year. Devoted husband of his wife June for 70 years. Loved father of Tom (Julie), Marilyn, Barbara (Ron) Tomiuck, and Bob (Cindy). Adored by his eight grandsons and seven great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his daughter Judy and his brother Jim. George lived his entire life in Waterdown. Commonly known as Pip, he was loved and respected by everyone who knew him for his humorous stories, quick wit and genuine love of people. Pip developed a real passion for flying during his service with the Royal Canadian Air Force during WWII. Later he joined the Waterdown Legion and was recently recognized with 50 years membership. He was also a member of the Waterdown Masonic Lodge for 60 years as well as a Past President and member of the Rotary Club of Waterdown with over 58 years in the club. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St., N., Waterdown on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. with a Legion Service at 8 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, January 24, 2014 at 11 a.m. with visitation from 10 – 11 a.m. Reception will follow at the Waterdown Legion. Donations to the Royal Canadian Legion, Waterdown Branch #551 would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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COTTERILL: Kenneth William of Freelton, formerly of Brampton

Posted by on January 21, 2014

Kenneth CotterillPassed away at Hamilton General Hospital on Sunday, January 19th, 2014, at the age of 85. Beloved husband and best friend of Joan Irene (Faulkner). Joan was the love of his life. Loving father of Valerie (Millen) and her husband Doug, Robert and his wife Veronica. He is survived by his brother Ronald in Australia, brother Clive and sister Gillian in England. Cherished grandfather of Kelly (Matt), Kristen (Chris), Adam, Andrea, Nicole and Kenneth. He also had three great-grandchildren Carter, Kaitlyn and Liam. Ken as he is known to his friends, was an accomplished trumpet player and conductor. He loved to play golf and his newest hobby was wood carving. His work with Kiwanis saw him serve as President of the Flower City Club in Brampton, Lt. Governor of District 7 and Governor of Eastern Canada and the Caribbean. For 19 years he was conductor and arranger of music for the City of Brampton Concert Band. Ken was often playing his trumpet at Strabane United Church in Freelton, and at Remembrance Day services for the local schools. He has received many honours and awards throughout his lifetime, a few of those being Brampton Citizen of the Year and Government of Canada Award. A Private Memorial Service is being held by the family and there will be a public Celebration of his Life at a future date this summer.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Kiwanis International Foundation which serves children all over the world. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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TEDFORD; Wm. Francis of R.R. 2, Lakefield

Posted by on January 20, 2014

francisTEDFORD, Wm. Francis

Passed away peacefully at the P.R.H.C. on Monday January 13, 2014.  Francis Tedford of R.R. 2, Lakefield in his 97th year, beloved husband of 72 years to Isabel (Freeburn).  Loving father of Gwenda Ray (Walter) and Yvonne Park (Larry) all of Warsaw, Gail Oke (Jim) and Bill Tedford (Cheryl) all of Lakefield.  Grandpa ‘T’ will always be loved and remembered by Valerie, Cindy, Cameron, Stacey, Beverley, Brad, Travis, Tyler, Sherri and Will and by his great granddaughters Madelyn, Grace and Emily.  Also survived by his sister-in-law Gwen Tedford.  Predeceased by his parents Will and Edith Tedford, sister Evelyn Tedford and brothers Gerald (Dorcas) and Elmer Tedford.  A private family service has taken place at THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES, LAKEFIELD CHAPEL.  As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or a charity most meaningful to the donor.  Friends may send condolences to Francis’ family by visiting www.hendrenfuneralhome.com or by calling 705-652-3355.

 

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MULLEN: Bryan Bruce of R.R. #1 Buckhorn formerly of Toronto

Posted by on January 20, 2014

MULLEN: Bryan Bruce

I, Bryan Bruce Mullen from East York and former owner of the Wallace Tavern, passed away in my home in Catchacoma on Thursday January 16th, 2014 after dealing with COPD. (Stop Smoking People!) I have kicked the bucket and gone to meet my maker! I will be cremated, so I won’t be six feet under nor pushing up daisies. I will no longer drink “just water”! Our family motto is “Humour and Hugs”. Please give my family lots of hugs. On the family note, I’ve left behind my beautiful daughter Melissa and my grandsons, the future N.H.L. Stars, Tyson, Austin and Owen; my strong son Moses; my sweet brown eyed girl Beth, her husband Jason and my granddaughter Avalon. I will miss my very special girl Frankily Dankily. Most of all, I leave behind my amazing wife Debby, who does absolutely everything! She never ceased to amaze me! I would like to dedicate the song “Venus” by Frankie Avalon to my loving family. At my request, a Celebration of my Life will be held at a later date. Stay Tuned! Arrangements entrusted to THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES, LAKEFIELD CHAPEL. Memorial donations may be made to the Lung Association as expressions of sympathy. You can do this by contacting the funeral home at www.hendrenfuneralhome.com or by calling 705-652-3355.

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CAVILL, Joe of R.R. #4 Chesley

Posted by on January 20, 2014

Cavill, JosephJoseph Grant Cavill of R.R. #4 Chesley, passed away suddenly at Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound on Sunday, January 19, 2014 in his 57th year.

 

Loving father of Shelby (Brad Johnson) of Fort McMurray, Alberta and Ricki of Chesley. Joe will be fondly remembered by his siblings Jim (Bonnie), Jack (Ellen) all of R.R. #3 Chesley, Janet (Don) Gransden of Owen Sound and Joyce McDonald (Bob Barfoot) of Walkerton. Sadly missed by his former wife Pam Cavill of Chesley. He was predeceased by his brother-in-law Dale McDonald and his parents, Grant and Florence (MacDonald) Cavill.

 

Visitation will be held at Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley on Wednesday from 5 – 9 p.m. where a funeral service celebrating Joe’s life will be held on Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 1 p.m. Spring interment in Chesley Cemetery.

 

Memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Chesley Hospital Foundation or Ontario SPCA would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

 

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Grahame, Audrey Mary (nee Haigh)

Posted by on January 20, 2014

Passed away on January 16, 2014 at the age of 89. Beloved wife to the late Hugh Grahame (1973). Loving mother to the late Stuart (1971). Cherished aunt of Lloyd Grahame of Kingsville, Linda Harvey and Suzanne Tomlin both of England. Dear friend to the late of Leo Laframboise. Cremation services have taken place. A Graveside service will be held at a later date at Victoria Memorial Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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WILLFANG; Roy of Hanover

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WILLFANGwebRoy Willfang, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital on Monday, January 20, 2014.  He was 84.

Born in Neustadt on December 1, 1929 to Henry and Emma (nee Scheerer) Willfang. Roy was a Cabinet Maker and Furniture Finisher for Knechtels for over 30 years.

Survived by wife Edna (nee Wilken) of Hanover, children Sandra (Richard) Ermel of Hanover, Larry (Flora) Willfang of Port Elgin, Judy (Gordon) Thompson of Kincardine, Brian (Mary) Willfang of Hanover, grandchildren Erin (Craig), Kerri, Dave (Kathy), Dean (Terrill), Dustin, Sean, Jeff (Erin), Michael, Calvin, Beth and great grandchildren Matthew, Makenzie, Kyle, Tristan and Garrett.  Also survived by brothers Allan “Lefty” (Joy) Willfang of Hanover, sisters Oleda  Pries of Hanover, Esther Wettlaufer of  Walkerton, sister-in-law Marybelle Willfang of Kitchener, several nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by brothers Menno,  Walter, Harvey and a sister Violet.

Visitation will be  held at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 pm.  A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 11:00 am, at St. Matthew’s Ev. Lutheran Church. Rev. John Polacok officiating.  Interment in Hanover Cemetery, Hanover.

Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the charity of your choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.  Register book available at www.mightonfuneralhome.ca

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KERKHOF; Jacobus “Jake” of Hanover

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KERKHOFwebJacobus “Jake” Kerkhof, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital on Sunday, January 19, 2014.   He was 84.

Born in Den Haag, Holland on August 31, 1929 to Johannes and Cornelia (Steijger) Kerkhof.  Jake was employed as a Repairman at Durham Furniture.

Survived by children Margaret (Bryan) Crispin of Hanover, John (Carolyn) Kerkhof of Halifax, Paul (Susan) Kerkhof of London, Wilma (Vince) Poechman of Hanover, loving grandchildren Canda (Justin) Dixon, Nancy (Brooks) Pfaff, Jorge (Shelee) Crispin, Nick (Rachelle) Kerkhof, Elizabeth Kerkhof, Kimberly Kerkhof, Jennifer Kerkhof, Lisa Kerkhof, Craig Poechman, Jason Poechman, great grandchildren Mia  and Jayce. Jake will be fondly remembered by his brother Martein (Wil) Kerkhof of Holland, two sister in laws in Canada and a brother in law in the U.S.A. as well as many nieces and nephews in Canada, Holland and the U.S.A.  Jake will be remembered by his family friend Tine Shipper in Holland. Predeceased by his four sisters, one brother and many brothers and sisters in laws in Canada, Holland and the U.S.A.

Visitation will be held at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, January 24, 2014 at 10:30 am, at Holy Family Church.   Cremation with inurnment in Columbarium Wall at Hanover Cemetery, Hanover.

Memorial donations to the Alzheimer’s Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.  Register book available at www.mightonfuneralhome.ca

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FOURNIER: Mary Florence of Wasaga Beach

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Fournier0002Died peacefully on Sunday January 19, 2014 at her home surrounded by family at the age of 66.  Mary of Wasaga Beach, beloved wife of Ronald Fournier.  Loving mother of Christopher (Paulina Finak), Robert (Julie) and Anna Marie (Wilson Dickey).  Cherished grandmother of Abigail and Easton Dickey and  Harrison and Claudia Fournier.  Dear sister of Gerry Derouin (the late Judy), Elizabeth (the late Paul Temple) and the late Donald Derouin.  Dear sister-in-law of Rick Fournier, Randy (Joyce) Fournier and Carol (Allen) Wickem.  Mary will also be missed by her many nieces and nephews: Mark, Laura, Kevin, Traci, Matthew, Pamela, Mary, Catherine, Fred, David, Heather, Corey, Stephanie, Carly, Ryan, Scott and Kyle and their families.  Mary is predeceased by her parents Rene and Anne Laura Derouin and her in-laws Henri and Angela Fournier. A private family service will be held.  If desired, remembrances to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation would be appreciated by her family.  Arrangements under the direction of the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home – Wasaga Beach Chapel.  To sign the Book of Memories, log on to www.carruthersdavidson.com

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HACQUARD: Raymond Alcide of Wasaga Beach

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Hacquard (2)Passed away peacefully on Sunday January 19, 2014 at Hospice Simcoe with his family at his side at the age of 45.  Ray of Wasaga Beach, beloved husband and best friend of Tina.  Loving father of Breanna, Zachary and Natasha.  Dear brother of Carole (Dan Brousseau), Claude and Alain (Johanne).  Loving son of Roger and Denise Hacquard and son-in-law of Alexis Waldriff (Bob) and the late Allan Shortt (Debra).  Dear brother-in-law of Todd Shortt (Tarian), Kim (Chris Cathers) and Erin (Derrick Desilets).  Cherished uncle of Ajay, Kayla, Paige, Chloe, Jenna, Noah, Jaxon, Aidan and Jada.  Ray was a much loved and respected man in his community.  He will be missed by all those whose life he touched.  Friends are invited to join the family for a Memorial Service to celebrate his life at the Clearview Community Church, 1070 County Road 42, Stayner on Wednesday January 22, 2014 at 1 o’clock.  Reception to follow.  If desired, remembrances to Hospice Simcoe would be appreciated by Ray’s family.  Arrangements under the direction of the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home – Stayner Chapel.  For further information and to sign the Book of Memories, log on to www.carruthersdavidson.com

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