HEBERT, Rosemary Elizabeth of Maidstone

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passed peacefully in her 95th year surrounded by her family on Monday, March 3, 2014. Beloved wife of the late John Hebert (1995). Loving mother of Dan (Marie), Carol Zechner (John), late John Jr. (1984) (Janice), Hugh (LuAnn), Tim (Joan) and Gerry (Yvonne). Proud grandma of 19 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. Predeceased by her 2 brothers Leonard and Emmett McCarthy. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E, Essex on Friday 2-5 and 7-9 pm, and continues on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at St. Mary’s Church, 12048 County Road 34, Maidstone from 9:30 am until Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 am. Fr. Charbonneau and Fr. Boutette officiating. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Maidstone. If desired, memorial donations may be made to St. Mary’s Building Fund or the charity of choice. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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DOBSON, Lawrence James

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WEB_Dobson_Lawrence66 years, passed away peacefully on March 6, 2014 in Windsor, Ontario.  Dear son of Kathleen Dobson and the late Leonard Ray Dobson.  Predeceased by his wife Carol Ann Dobson.  Dear father of James Michael Dobson (Dulcie) and the late Nicholas Vincent Dobson.  Loving grandfather of Nicole and Matthew of Calgary.  Dear brother of Patricia Elaine Dobson.  Nephew to Shirley Dobson.  Retired employee of Chrysler Canada after 31 years of service.  He was a staff member of the paralympic team for 10 years.  An avid collector throughout his life.  If you so desire, donations to the Windsor and Essex County Humane Society, Barbara Turnbull Foundation or to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.  Visiting Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 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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Samplonius, Ben of Dutton

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Suddenly on March 5, 2014, after 27 year of making everyone around him a better person, Ben Samplonius of Dutton, left us doing what he loved. Ben lived his life to the fullest, never wanting to look back and regret not doing something. He leaves behind his best friend, fiancé and partner, Sarah McCallum, and his faithful companions Stella and Toby. In-laws to be Duncan and Debbie McCallum of Iona Station, brother-in-law to be Jeff McCallum, and “adopted” aunts, uncles, grandparents and cousins. Incredible son to William and Lena Samplonius, big brother to Laura Samplonius (Derek Scott), Jacob and Daniel Samplonius, all of Strathroy. Grandson to Gerald and Wilma Samplonius, Henk and Cathy VanBynen and great grandson to Bert and Cathy Vens. Missed by many aunts, uncles, cousins, great aunts and uncles.
He will be greatly missed by his entire Rawhide and Big Easy rodeo families, close friends and neighbours including all the “Cowal Cowboys”.

“Pain is weakness leaving the body.”

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Cowboy Crisis Fund or the Arthritis Society would be appreciated.
Friends will be received at the Arn Funeral HomeBen 193 Shackleton St. Dutton 519-762-2416. Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 where a celebration of Ben’s life service will be held on Monday March10 2014 at 1:30 p.m. Interment in Cowal-McBride Cemetery. Email condolences arnfuneralhome@bellnet.ca

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Mills: Mercedes of Sarnia

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Peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospice on Thursday March 6, 2014 MERCEDES B. (KELLEY) MILLS has passed away at the age of 55.  Loving daughter of David and Bronwen Kelley.    Beloved wife of Gary Mills for 31 years.  Cherished mother of Kelly Mortenson (Joe), David (Jessica) Mills and Ashley Mills.  Dear grandmother of Thomas Cooper Mills, Morgan Ryle Mills and expected granddaughter baby Mills.  Also survived by 4 wonderful sisters, Pam Kelley, Pat Kelley, Heather May and Jennifer Vail (Bill).  Nieces Rebecca and Amanda May and nephew Justin Vail.  In 1959 at the age of 1 yr, her mother took her to see Queen Elizabeth II  as she drove by in her car going to Canatara Park.  Mercedes was employed at the R. C. L. Br 62 as a bartender then spent the last 10 yrs at Sarnia Produce as a cashier where she enjoyed working with the Troiani family who she called her work family.  She loved to read, make puzzle, go on road trip (drive only),  her Friday nights scrapbooking,  the ladies at Lasting Impressions and camping at Orchardview Trailer Park for 18 yrs.  Mercedes treasured her time with Thomas and Morgan Ryle and her family.  Cremation has taken place and a celebration of Mercedes’ life will be held on Monday March 10th at 11:00 a.m. from the D. J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION CENTRE.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service.  Sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice, Breast Cancer Society or the Relay for Life.  The family would like to send a special thank you to the staff of St. Joseph’s Hospice, Dr. Maddison, Dr. Dostaler, Dr. Yoshida, the nurses at the Cancer Clinic and her home care nurse Nicol McColl for their care and compassion. 

 

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102 N. Victoria Street, Sarnia, ON, N7T 5W9

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TEASDALE, Cindy of Lakefield

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Passed away at the P.R.H.C. on Tuesday March 4, 2014 with family by her side.  Cindy (Dufty) of Lakefield in her 60th year, beloved wife of 31 years to Ron Teasdale.  Mom will always be loved and remembered by her daughter Kira Von Zuben (Andrew) of Gooderham and Ronnie Teasdale (Tori Junkin) of Peterborough.  Cherished Nana of Auren, Fern and Meer Von Zuben.  Also remembered by her mother Helen Dufty (late Reg) and by her siblings Lianne Landry (Emery), Ernie Dufty (Jackie) and June Robertson (John).  Relatives and friends will be received at THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES, LAKEFIELD CHAPEL for a celebration of Cindy’s life on Saturday March 8, 2014 from 2:00 – 5:00 PM.  As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Lung Association.  Friends may send condolences to Cindy’s family by visiting www.hendrenfuneralhome.com or by calling 705-652-3355.

 

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Reaume, Helen M. (nee LeClair)

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WEB_Reaume_HelenWith 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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Policella, Mario of Ruthven

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Policella Mario Paper copy79 years, passed away on Monday, March 3, 2014 at Windsor Regional Hospital, Ouellette Campus. Beloved husband of Michelina (Ingratta) for 60 years. Dear father of Lucy and Albert Salvati, Luca and Laurie Policella, Tony and Mary-Jo Policella, Mario and Julie Policella. Loving Nonno of Rob, Chris, Mathew and Christine, Julie and Kevin, Danielle and Mike, Angela, Sandra, Gabrielle, Nicholas, Anthony, and Stephanie. Predeceased by his parents, Luca and Lucia Policella, step-mother Antonietta Policella and father and mother-in-law, Frank and Antonietta Ingratta. Dear brother of the late Joe Policella (Maria), the late Guido Policella and sister-in-law Beatrice Sena (Angelo), the late Nino Policella (Nina), Maria DiCarlo (Luigi), Lena Zaccardi (Dominic), Harold Policella (Anna), the late John Policella, Franca Policella-Palomba (John), and the late Joan Policella. Dear brother-in-law of Sam Ingratta (Margherita), Bruno Ingratta (Irma), and Medina DeNardi (Frank). Mario will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and friends. Mario was one of the first immigrants to Leamington from his home town, Poggio Sannita. He proudly celebrated his 44th birthday with Alcoholics Anonymous earlier this year. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Thursday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass to celebrate Mario’s life at St. Michael’s Church 21 Elliott Street, Leamington on Friday, March 7, 2014 at 10 a.m. Entombment Erie Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Canadian Cancer Society, Heart & Stroke Foundation or St. Michael’s Church Building Fund. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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ALDI, Richard

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web_Aldi, Richard“It’s not the length of life but the depth of life”- Emerson

Rick transitioned to his eternal life on March 5, 2014, supported by his loving family.  Rick will be lovingly remembered and forever cherished by his son Brent, wife Paula, their devoted dog BooBear, mother Kathleen Aldi, brothers Ken (Denise), David (Melody), Allan (Margaret), Glen (Pat), and sisters Wendy (Alan), Donna (Pierre), and many other relatives and friends.  Brent and Paula wish to express sincere thanks to the doctors, nurses, and spiritual care staff at W.R.H.-Ouellette Campus, Family Doctor J. Ferasol (and his team) and Cardiologist, S. Lewis for the tremendous compassion shown and care given to Rick and to them.  If you so desire, donations to The Windsor Essex County Humane Society would be much appreciated.  Memorial visitation Friday, March 21 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. until a Celebration of Rick’s Life at 8:00 p.m. at Families First Lasalle, 2130 Front Road (519-969-5841).  Share photos, memories or make a memorial donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

So many adventures.  Loved by so many.

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DE HAAN: Herman of Sarnia

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deHaan - obit photoGone to be with his Lord and Saviour on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, Herman De Haan passed away peacefully at Bluewater Health at the age of 76. Beloved husband of Theresa De Haan. Loving father of Debbie (Fred) Verroen, Judy (Floyd) Aukema, and Jeff (Melinda) De Haan. Cherished grandfather of Andrew (Jenni), Christine, Michael, Tracy (Kendall), Alicia, Amanda (Adam), Melissa, Christopher (Joanna), Jonathan, Christopher (Kelly), Danielle (Jesse), Kevin, Nathaniel, Nicole, and Jocelyn. Treasured great-grandfather of Avan, Nelia, Liam, Owen, Brooklyn and Adrianna. Dear brother of Hank (Marianne), the late Jenny (Bert), John (Ann), Alice (Andy), and Arend (Mary). Brother-in-law of Weiger (Tuni), Ida (Siep), Sidney (Ina), the late Freda (Steve), Max (Beth) and Bertha. Predeceased by his parents Egbert and Trynje De Haan.

Family and friends will be received on Friday, March 7, 2014, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at FIRST CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 1105 Exmouth St. (at Murphy Rd.), Sarnia. A funeral will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 8, 2014, at First Christian Reformed Church. Interment to follow in Lakeview Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Parkinson Society or Sarnia Christian School (cheques only at the funeral home please).

Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.  Memories and condolences may be sent online at smithfuneralhome.ca

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LOISELLE GIBARA: Jacqueline of Montreal

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loiselle gibara jacquelineMrs. Jacqueline ”Jackie” Loiselle Gibara from Montreal passed away on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at the age of 85. Beloved wife of James Gibara; Daughter of the late Wilfred Loiselle and of the late Yvonne Larose; Cherished mother of Raymond (Christine Ferris) and Caroline; Loving ”Teté” of Randy, Mark, Frosso (Alexandre) and Jackie. She will be greatly missed by many relatives and friends. The family would like to thank the staff from the 3rd floor at the Prescott-Russell Residence in Hawkesbury for the wonderful and genuine care given.

All are welcome to St. Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Church, 80 De Castelnau St. E, Mtl, Qc, Friday, March 7, 2014, with open visitations from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Church service at 10:00 a.m. immediately followed by the burial at the Hawthorn-Dale Cemetery, 15005 Sherbrooke St. E, Mtl, Qc.

Donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.

May God rest her soul.

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Cranfield, Linda Gail

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Linda Gail Cranfield, born February 21, 1954 passed away March 5, 2014 at the age of 60 in the company of family, friends and the compassionate caregivers of Hospice Simcoe in Barrie, Ontario.
Linda, daughter of Ron Cranfield and the late Gloria Cranfield, will be sadly missed by her “Barrie family” and friends; Sarah Fraser Struck (Goddaughter) and Nick, Jennifer Fraser (Goddaughter), long time friend Les Fraser, housemate Gwen Fraser, and the many dear friends who cared for her: Linda, Dawn, John, Mary, Kelly, Maya, Louise and many more.
Linda moved from Vancouver to Toronto and most recently to Barrie where she lived with her beloved dog Mellow and cats Pipper and Willow. She was dedicated to her work as an office manager but even more so to her extended family. Linda enjoyed crocheting, and many of her family are blessed with her creations; she also liked to cook, swim and travel in her spare time.  Linda will be fondly remembered for her eternal optimism and memorable laugh. She was a kind soul with a giving heart, willing to do anything for those she cared about.
A memorial service will be held at a later date and will be announced by email.  Donations can be made on Linda’s behalf to Hospice Simcoe http://www.hospicesimcoe.ca/donate

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WALKER: Kenneth Allan of London

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Walker K (edited)WALKER, Kenneth Allan – At Victoria Hospital on Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 in his 86th year after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved husband of Bernice “Bunny” (Webster). Loving father of Michael (Jackie) Walker of Port Franks, Judy Sessions of London and Cheryl “Sherry” Brown (Jay Patzer) of Lambeth. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Terry (Robyn) Walker, Dennel (Gary) Wistaff, Kim Sessions (Chris Elliott), Kristy Walker (Joe Rogister) and Lucas Brown and five great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his son-in-law Ken Sessions. Ken was employed by Somerville Industries for 43 years. Visitation will be held at the WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Sunday, March 9th, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon followed by a celebration of Ken’s life at the Royal Canadian Legion, Byron-Springbank Branch 533, 1276 Commissioners Road West, London, from 12:30 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 9th. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Ken are asked to consider the Canadian Cancer Society or the Salvation Army. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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McWILLIAM, Onlee “Lee” of Tilbury

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McWILLIAM, Onlee (oval)Born April 19, 1951, passed away March 4, 2014 at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance. Lee will live on in the hearts of her husband Terry, their children and grandchildren.  She will be remembered for her love of life, her conviction and her courage.  She will be missed very much by all who have known her and felt her love.  May we all take comfort in knowing she is now at peace and is resting. The family invites all who loved Lee to join them in remembering her life, at Reaume Funeral Home, 6 Canal St. W., Tilbury on Saturday, March 8, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. with Memorial Service commencing at 2:00 p.m. Online condolences may by shared at www.reaumefh.com

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HOLMES: John William of London

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Peacefully at Victoria Hospital, London, on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, John Holmes in his 77thyear. Loving father of Candace Ann Holmes (Donna Skroski) and Jacqueline Jane Holmes (Tim White). Dear brother of Bob (Winnifred), Ken (Judy), Eric (Irene), Jim (Sandy), and Sue (Dan) May. Also missed by many nieces, nephews, his dog, Jackson,  his coffee and golf buddies, John and Toula, Bev and Brian. Predeceased by his brother Richard and sister Marlene. At the request of the deceased there will be no visitation or service. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Charity of your choice. A. Millard George Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements (519-433-5184). Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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WILSON: Annie of London

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Peacefully with her longtime friend Shirley by her side at the Dearness Home on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 Ann C. Wison of London (formerly of Prince Edward Island, age 93 years.  Beloved wife of the late Frank W. Wilson.  Loving mother of the late Janet McCurdy (Davey) and son Larry Wilson of London. Dear sister of Catherine Buell of Charlottetown and sister-in-law of Muriel of Fredericton NB.  Predeceased by her parents Alexander and Euphemia (Todd), her sister Violet Newell and her brothers Daniel and Robert.  Family and friends may call at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London on Saturday, March 8, 2014 from 1:30pm until the Funeral Service time in the Chapel at 2:30pm.  Our greatest appreciation o the staff of the Dearness Home for their exceptional care. Interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery London.  As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 442 Adelaide Street North, London ON  N6B 3H8 or Crossroads, P.O. Box 5100, 1295 North Service Road, Burlington, ON, L7R 4M2.  Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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CHIVERTON: Maurice of London

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Of Wortley Village, London, passed away on Friday, February 28, 2014 at Parkwood Hospital, at the age of 78.  Beloved husband of the late Myrna Chiverton.  Predeceased by his son Mark.  Survived by his daughter Lisa Kasle (Roger) and dear grandchildren Veronica Jolise, Jake Robert Evans and Jacqueline Suzanne Slavik.  Also survived by his beloved God Children Beckie and Gavin (Laura) Collishaw with their parents John and Wendy; Chelsea and Dillon Kay with their parents Michelle and Terry, plus dear friends Rod and Pam Wilker.  Ev was born in London on March 24th, 1935 to Wanless (Evans) and Dr. Lee (Doc) Chiverton.  He was an expert draftsman with Moore Air Equipment for 53 years.  He spent most of his weekends throughout his lifetime near Parry Sound with his late wife of 42 years and many friends – boating, fishing, and wood crafting.  When his late son, Mark, was a goalie on a competitive hockey team, Ev travelled across Ontario with the boys.  Most notably he helped raise Championship Dachshunds with Myrna.  He is survived by four dogs who are now living on their friends’ farm with seven close canine relatives. Friends will be received by the family from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London where the funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 11:00 am. Interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London, Ontario. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations to Parkwood Hospital Palliative Care Unit, 801 Commissioners Road East, London, ON N6C 5J1. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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HOLDEN: Marjorie Frances of London

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Peacefully at Chartwell (Chateau Gardens), London, on Friday, February 28, 2014, Marjorie Holden in her 93rd year. Beloved wife of the late Lorne W. Holden. Loving mother of Craig (Anne) Holden of Toronto, Carol (Tom) Halpin of Grosse Pointe, Michigan, Glen (the late Diane) Holden of Nassau, Bahamas, Mark (Heather) Holden of London. Much loved Nana of Tom, Ann Catherine, Marie, John, Liz, Tafadzwa, Ben, Max and Amy and also missed by her 14 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her sisters Pauline Dery and Shirley DeBellefeuille, her brother Grant Teel. The family would like to thank the staff at Chartwell for their wonderful care and support. Friends will be received by the family from 10-11 am on Monday, March 10, 2014 at St. Anne’s Anglican Church (Byron), 1344 Commissioners Road West, London  where the funeral service will take place at 11:00 am with Reverend Canon Janet M. Lynall officiating. As an expression of sympathy and In-Lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 180-633 Colbourne Street, London, ON N6B 2V3. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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LUTON: William of London

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Peacefully at Village of Glendale Crossing, London, on Friday, February 28, 2014, William H. Luton of London in his 98th year. Beloved husband of Muriel G. (Catchpole) Luton for 70 years. Dear brother of Margaret Mistele of Wardsville and Predeceased by his brother Donald G. Luton.  Also loved by many nieces and nephews.  Bill was proud of his profession, chartered accountant, in both London and St. Thomas. A celebration of life will be held at The Village of Glendale Crossing Nursing Home, 3030 Singleton Avenue, London, ON N6L 0B6 on Friday, March 7, 2014 at 2:00 pm. Interment in St. Thomas Cemetery, St. Thomas, Ontario at a later date. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to a Charity of Choice.  A. Millard George Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements (519-433-5184). Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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PETERS: Ted of London

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Suddenly at Victoria Hospital, London, on Thursday, February 27, 2014, Edward “Ted” Peters in his 90th year.  Beloved husband of Helen (Blower) Peters in their 70th year of marriage.  Loving father of Steve Peters and his wife Lorraine of London, Julie Butler and her husband Jeff of Strathroy and Lauren Buckley and her husband Mike of Waterloo.  Proud grandpa of Chris (Leanne), Mandy, Kendall, Kevin, Cory, Greg, Aaron and Andrea and great-grandpa of Caleb and Layla.  Predeceased by his daughter Anita (1961) and his sister Frances and his brother Thomas.  Edward worked for 38 years with London Life, in numerous Marketing and Management positions. For over 60 years he was a licensed Lay Minister with the Anglican Church of Canada. Past Master of Tuscan Lodge No. 195 A.F. & A.M., Past District Deputy Grand Master – London West District, Past Thrice Puissant Grand Master – London Lodge of Perfection, a 33rd Degree Honourary Inspector General of the Supreme Council, member of Mocha Shrine and Alumni Team.  Served his church, Diocese, and community in various positions and fund raising initiatives for many years.  Friends will be received by the family from 2-4 and 7-9 pm on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London.  A Masonic Service under auspices of Tuscan Lodge No. 195 A.F. & A.M. will be conducted at the funeral home on Wednesday evening at 6:30pm. The service will be held on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 2:00 pm, at St. Aidan’s  Anglican Church, 1246 Oxford Street West (near Hyde Park), London.  Spring interment in Spring Creek Cemetery, Clarkson Ontario.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society London & Middlesex, 435 Windermere Road, London ON  N5X 2T1 or Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada, 2 Lansing Square, Suite 804, Toronto, ON  M2J 4P8. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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EGGETT: Fred of London

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Peacefully at Parkwood Hospital, London, on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, Frederick “Fred” Eggett in his 89th year. Beloved husband of Edna (Mickey) Eggett for 66 years. Dear brother-in-law of Ileen Rosso and her husband Don.  Loving uncle of Angela, Stephen, Linda, Karen, Joanne, Virginia, Cheryl, and Gary. Also missed by Kim. Predeceased by his siblings Lillian, Jack, brother-in-laws Walt, Leonard, and his nephews Allan and Jon.  Fred served in WWII No. 1 Special Wireless in Australia. He was a retired member of the Local 593 Plumbers and Steamfitters. Fred was a member of the Goderich Lions Club and London South for many years. Friends will be received by the family from 2-4 and 7-9pm on Sunday, March 9, 2014, at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London.  The funeral service will be held in the chapel on Monday, March 10, 2014 at 11:00  am.  Cremation with a private interment in Woodland Cemetery, London.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Ronald McDonald House of Southwestern Ontario, 740 Base Line E, London, ON N6C 2R5 or Goderich Lions Club – Camp Klachanie Revitalization Project, P.O. Box 65, Goderich ON N7A 3Y5 or the Dearness Home Auxiliary, 710 Southdale Road East, London ON N6E 1R8 .  Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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SCOTT: Richard “Dick” Orville

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Scott Obit PhotoPeacefully at University Hospital, London Richard “Dick” Orville Scott passed away at the age of 77. Beloved husband for 55 years of Norene (Ellwood) Scott. Loving father of Jim and Lorie, Cindy and Ron, Steve and Kim, Bryan and Stephanie. Cherished grandfather of Krystal, Kyle, Samantha, Matthew, Taylor, Erynne, Tara, Jeffrey, Sydnee and great-grandfather of Madyson. Dear brother of Alan and Mary Ellen, Wayne and Vivian, brother-in-law of Allan and Lois, Robert “Bob” and Barbara. Dick will be lovingly remembered by several nieces and nephews and many friends. Family and friends will be received on Monday, March 10, 2014 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A funeral service will be held to celebrate Dick’s life on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at Smith Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. with the interment to follow in Resurrection Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the charity of your choice (cheques only when donating at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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MASARO, Ernestine “Ernie” (nee Desmarais)

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web_Masaro_ErnestineIt is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear mother Ernestine on March 3, 2014 at 87 years of age. Beloved wife of the late Enrico “Henry” (1978).  Dear mother of Barbara (Dave) Willick, Rick (Charlene Norton), Carol (Rick) Martinello, Donna (Colin) Thompson, Janet (George) Bernik, Nancy (the late Joseph) Morand. Cherished Grandmother of Rich, Jamie, Brian (Lindsay), Zachary, Annie (Brad), Katie (Jamie), Caleb, George Jr., Julie and Steven. Treasured Great-Grandmother of Addison, Everett and Miles. Dear sister of Eleanor “Lee” Paraskevin, Leonard Desmarais, Eileen Bellaire, Theresa Jacques and Richard (Barb) Desmarais. Dearest sister-in-law of Bella Desmarais, Don Meloche, Jay Desmarais, Marie (Elda) Masaro and Rudi Boisvenue. Predeceased by Urgel Desmarais, Harry Paraskevin, Laurina and Jack Linegar, Mary Meloche, Veronica Desmarais, Donald Desmarais, Rita Duguay, Paul Bellaire, Gene Masse, Guy Jacques, Ildo and Anna Masaro, Helen and Leo Nadalin, Atilio Masaro, Isabelle Masaro and Mary Boisvenue.  Ernestine was a great support to her family and friends. She had a passion for dancing, golf, bowling, bridge and gardening. The family would like to extend their heartfelt appreciation to the staff of Huron Lodge, Poplar Unit. If you so desire, donations to the Alzheimer’s Society of Windsor and Essex County would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Thursday 3-5 & 7-9 pm with parish prayers 4 pm at Families First, 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Friday, family and friends are invited to meet at St. John Vianney Church, 385 Dieppe St., after 10 am followed by mass at 11 am. Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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BENETEAU, Norval “Biz”

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web_beneteau_norvalPassed peacefully with his loving family by his side.  He is now reunited with his late sons Michael (1972), Mark (2012) and Jeffrey (2013) on March 3, 2014 at the age of 85 years.  Beloved husband of Jeanette Beneteau for 62 years. Deeply loved father of Patty (Jim) Minello, Susan Beneteau, Jamie (Shelly) Beneteau, Dan Beneteau, and Mary Beth (Phil) Hime, and daughter in law Tracey Beneteau. Loving Pip to Natalie, Michael, Nicholas, Lauren, Michael, Mandi, Jordy, Tyler, and Emily.  If you so desire, donations to the Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family.  Visitation Thursday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Parish Prayers Thursday at 7pm at Families First 2130 Front Rd. LaSalle 519-969-5841. On Friday, family and friends are invited to meet at Sacred Heart Church (219 Sacred Heart Dr, LaSalle) at 10:45 am for words of remembrance, followed by the Funeral Mass at 11:00 am. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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ALLEN; Russell “Russ” of Bridgenorth formerly of Lakefield

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ALLEN, Russell “Russ”
Passed away at the P.R.H.C. on Sunday March 2, 2014 after a short yet courageous battle with cancer.  Russ Allen of Bridgenorth, formerly of Lakefield in his 68th year, beloved husband of 26 years to Joann Stilwell.  Cherished dad of Travis Allen (Krystal Cairns).  Also father to Grant and Craig Allen.  Cremation has taken place.  As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to a charity most meaningful to the donor.  Friends may send condolences to Russ’ family by contacting THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES, LAKEFIELD CHAPEL at www.hendrenfuneralhome.com or by calling 705-652-3355.

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Kirby, Douglas Scott

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web_kirby_douglasIt is with broken hearts, that the family of Douglas Kirby, announce his sudden passing on Monday March 3, 2014 at the age of 55.  Beloved husband and best friend of Stephanie (DeMarco).  Loving and devoted father of Scott and Steven.  Loved son of Mildred and the late Lloyd Kirby (2013) and loved son-in-law of Mary DeMarco and the late Joseph DeMarco.  Dear brother of Tom and wife Cheryl, Dan and wife Sandy, David and wife Anna. Special brother-in-law of Mike DeMarco, MaryJo DeMarco and husband Pete Jacobs.  Terrific uncle of Ashley, Tyler, Matthew, Alexandra, Andrew, Nathalie, Eric, Lise and Evan.  Douglas started his career in the mold making industry at Center Tool & Mold and ended it at Valiant Tool & Mold Inc.  He loved to coach his sons in hockey, treasured his outdoors, especially his gardens and also enjoyed travelling, fishing, and his Montreal Canadiens.  He will be truly missed by so many people as he was so well liked in his work, at play and of course to all those who were around him.  If you so desire, donations to a trust fund for Scott and Steven, with cheques payable to The Kirby Boys Trust Fund or Charity of Choice would be appreciated by the family.  Visitation Wednesday 7:00-9:00 p.m. and Thursday 3:00-5:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Prayers Thursday at 4:00 p.m.  Funeral Friday 11:00 a.m. from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church 4401 Mt. Royal Drive for Mass at 11:30 a.m.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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