ASH, Jean of Sarnia

Posted by on October 26, 2015

Ash-WebAt the Residence on the St. Clair on Monday, October 26, 2015, JEAN (PUNCH) ASH, age 84 of Sarnia passed away. She was the loving wife of the late Donald Frederick Ash (2007) and dear mother of Barry and his wife Lynn, Brian and his wife Karen, grandmother of Michael, Jennifer, Kristen (Jeremy) and Tyler, great-grandmother of Serenity, Luke, Bo and Brooklynn, special aunt of Fred Punch and Janice Passingham. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Jean was a lifelong employee at Zellers Department Store. Cremation has taken place and a celebration of Jean’s life will be held at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia) on Friday, October 30th, 2015 at 11:00 am. Interment will follow at Lakeview Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Friday from 10:00 am until service time. Memorial gifts made through donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

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FOSTER, Betty Loraine

Posted by on October 26, 2015

Foster Betty Oct 25Peacefully, after a lengthy illness, on Sunday, October 25, 2015, at Extendicare Port Hope, in her 88th year.  Beloved daughter of the late Edward Foster and the late Ila (nee May).  Loving sister of the late Erma Beckles and Murray (Doreen) Foster.  Dear aunt of Wanda Foster of Bancroft, Sandra (Leo) Coe of Cold Springs and Diane (David) Graf of Bancroft.   Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 from 1-2 p.m. at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E. Cobourg, with a funeral service at 2:00 pm.  A private interment to take place in Huntsville.  Donations to the Alzheimer Society or Gideons International would be appreciated.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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VEGH, Nicholas “Nick”

Posted by on October 26, 2015

WEB_Vegh_NicholasDecember 28, 1927 – October 24, 2015

This is a “love story” between Margaret and Nick. It had its beginning 67 years ago – a true “love story”. Now, with the passing of Nick, the ending will have to wait ‘til I meet him where he is waiting for me. Then we will write the final chapter to our “love story” together. – Margaret

Leaving behind two beautiful daughters, Linda Cowan (Thomas) and Janice Vegh-Morin (Wayne), four grandchildren, Erin, Meghan, Braden Nicholas and Bryce, and four great-grandchildren, Carter, Kody, Rayla and Jayden Nicholas. Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Cremation has taken place. A private family service will be held. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Grant: Donald Arthur of Bolsover, Ontario

Posted by on October 26, 2015

GRANT: Donald Arthur – It is with deep sadness that our family announces the passing of Donald Arthur Grant on Saturday, October 24, 2015 after a courageous battle with cancer. Don was born on July 27, 1934 in Bolsover Ontario. He was the beloved husband of Mary Grant (MacInnes) for 57 years. Don was the CAO of Eldon Township for 42 years. He was dedicated to his family, church and community. Don is predeceased by his parents Lawrence and Rosalia and his one brother Stanley. He was a special and loving father and father- in- law to Barry Donald and Aletha. Don was the loving grandpa of Steven (Michelle) and Amanda and proud poppa of Kepler Donald Lawrence Grant. He will be fondly remembered by his sister-in- law Betty and his nephews Bradley and Randy Grant. Don will be missed deeply by his many friends. The family will receive friends at the Mangan Funeral Home, Beaverton (7054265777) on Tuesday, October 27 from 2:00 – 4:00p.m. , 7:00 – 9:00p.m. The funeral service will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church Gamebridge on Wednesday, October 28 at 2:00p.m. Don will be laid to rest at South Eldon Cemetery. The Family would appreciate memorial donations to the Peterborough Regional Health Centre Dialysis Unit or to the building fund of Knox Church Gamebridge. Brethern of the Victoria Masonic Lodge and visiting brethren are asked to meet for a Masonic service at the funeral home, on Tuesday, October 27 at 9:00p.m Forever In Our Hearts!Online condolences are welcomed at www.manganfuneralhome.com

A father is neither an anchor to hold us back nor a sail to take us there but always a guiding light whose love shows us the way.- George Webster Douglas

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Wentoniuk; Nicholas

Posted by on October 26, 2015

Wentoniuk Passed away peacefully on October 22, 2015 at Windsor Regional Hospital Metropolitan campus, with his family at his side, at the age of 68 years. Loving husband of the late Linda (nee David) (2012).Nick and Linda celebrated 41 years of marriage . Predeceased by parents Nicholas and Zanova. Beloved father of Brandy Dougherty and husband Neil of Belle River and Jade Wentoniuk and wife Kristy of Belle River. Dear grandfather of Regan, Logan, Quinten, Jack,Cooper and Linden. Predeceased by sister Marie Anne Grant (2005). Survived by brother-in-law Donald Grant of Connecticut. Nicholas is a retired member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, having 36 years of dedicated service. Nick’s dedication to his family was his most important goal in life. A special thank-you from his family to the PSW staff of St. Elizabeth Health care. Visitation will take place at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 519- 253-7234, 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. on Wednesday October 28, 2015 from 1:00 pm until time of Funeral Service at 3:30 pm. Cremation to follow. In kindness, memorial tributes in Nick’s memory may be made to the Windsor Essex County Humane Society. On line condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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MORELLO, Lorenzo

Posted by on October 26, 2015

morello-2MORELLO, Lorenzo
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Lorenzo with his family by his side, on October 24, 2015 at the age of 88 years. Loving husband to Rosa (nee Agosta) for 63 years. Adoring father to Joe (Anna), Phil (Lucy), late Aldo (May 2015) (Diane) and Tony (Alejandra). Loving Nonno to Rosa (Dave Masse), Lorenze, Stephen (Stefanie), Kristina (Chris Banninger), Danielle, Lawrence (Angela), Bryan, Brandon, and Samantha. Bis-nonno to Kaiana, Tyson, Marco, Kenley, Mason, Mila, Christian, and Dallas. Dear brother-in-law to John Agosta (Sharon). Lorenzo worked at Essex Terminal Railways for over 19 years. He had a great passion for his Family garden, wine and his brandy. He loved his yearly trips to Acapulco. He loved hunting, bocce, and all sports, especially soccer. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel), 519-253-7234, 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E., on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 from 2- 5 pm. and 7-9 pm. Parish prayers at 4:30 pm. Funeral service on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 from the Funeral Home at 10:00 am then to St. Angela Merici Church, for Funeral Mass at 11:00 am. Entombment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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Roman; Beatrice (Gail) (nee Harrison)

Posted by on October 26, 2015

Butterfly and FlowersRoman; Beatrice (Gail) (nee Harrison)

Passed away peacefully on October 23, 2015 at Windsor Regional Hospital Metropolitan Campus, at 75 years of age. Loving wife of Edward Roman, with whom she shared 45 years of marriage. Gail is survived by brother-in-law Leonard Hart(late sister Clara). Survived by brother Roy and wife Gayle, sister-in-law Jemima (the late Bill), late brothers Clifford (Evelyn) and Harold (Rosie). Survived by sister-in-law Stella (the late Anthony Shylo) sister-in-law Ann (late Bill Wowchuk) late sister-in-law Dolly and survived by brother in law Frank Sabitini, late brother-in-law John Roman, survived by sister-in-law Helen, late brother-law Peter and late Louise Roman. Late sister-in-law Zena and late Charles Wong. Late sister-in-law Olga and late Peter Polonoski. Gail is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by nephews Perry Hart and Frank Harrison. Gail had 23 years of dedicated service working at the Moose Lodge. At Gail’s request cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to the WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 519 253-7234, 11677 Tecumseh Rd. East. On line condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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WILLIS, Frederick George “Freddy”

Posted by on October 26, 2015

WillisWILLIS, Frederick George “Freddy”
Dad left us to join our Mom, on October 23, 2015. Predeceased by his parents Frederick and Charlotte Willis and grandson Jason Willis. Reunited with his loving wife and best friend Marlene (nee Patillo) of 58 years. Wonderful father of Cheri (Ross), Glenn (Ilean), Kimmie (Dave) and Kevin (Alva-Jean). Cherished brother and Big Bro of Lynda (Mark) Penlington, loving brother-in-law of Sandra (Lee) Stevenson. Much loved Poppie to eleven grandchildren and four great grandchildren whom he adored. Also missed by nieces, nephews, and best friends Charlene, Ken, and Donna. We’ve seen you fix lots of things over the years Dad, but losing mom broke your heart, and that could not be fixed. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234, 11677 Tecumseh Rd. East on Tuesday October 27, 2015 from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to gather at Banwell Community Church on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Service at 10:30 a.m. Rev. Dr. Alex Moir officiating. Interment to follow at Victoria Memorial Gardens Cemetery. To honor Dad’s love for anything on wheels, donations may be made to The Canadian Transportation Museum (Heritage Village). Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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GIANCARLO, Nazzareno “Ned”

Posted by on October 26, 2015

GiancarloGIANCARLO, Nazzareno “Ned”
It is with broken hearts we announce the passing of our amazing father and nonno surrounded by his family on October 21, 2015 at the age of 86 years. Reunited with his beloved wife Annunziata “Nancy” (nee Coletti, 1990). Loving and caring father of Rosa Giancarlo (Wayne Wilson), Nicola Giancarlo (Marianne), Linda Killop (Tim) and David Giancarlo. Adoring and cherished nonno to Ryan, Shawn, Jason (1994), Jeffrey and Sebastian. Loving son of the late Tomasso (1969) and Benedetta (1965). Loving brother of Rocco (Rose) Giancarlo and predeceased by brother Antonio (Ida) Giancarlo and Nicola Giancarlo. Dear brother in-law of Pietro (Frank), Onoria Coletti, Mario Coletti (Fran) and predeceased by Maria (John) Iadipaolo, Natale (Tanya) Coletti and Domenic Coletti . Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and neighbours. He retired from Chrysler Canada with over 30 years of service and was a member of the Unifor Local 444. Ned was a longtime member of the Ciociaro Club. His dedication and passion was being a proud member of the Boccafila. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E on Saturday October 24, 2015 from 7-9pm, Sunday October 25, 2015 from 2-5pm and 7-9pm. Parish prayers Sunday at 4:30pm. Funeral Service will be held on Monday October 26, 2015 at 8:45 AM at the funeral home, then to St. Angela Merici Church for Funeral Mass at 9:30 AM. Entombment to follow at Windsor Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial donation may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or Charity of your Choice. Special thanks to WRH-Ouellette Campus 4th Floor for all their compassionate care given to our dad. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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Stone, Maxine of Listowel

Posted by on October 26, 2015

Stone, Maxine2Maxine Stone – of Listowel, passed away peacefully at Caressant Care Nursing Home, Listowel on Sunday October 25, 2015, five days short of her 79th birthday. Maxine was a member of Atwood United Church, Atwood U.C.W., Retired Women Teachers of Ontario and the Retired Teachers of Ontario.
Beloved wife of the late Jack Stone who predeceased her in 1994. Loving mother of John and Janette, Jamie and Louanna. Special grandma of Shane and Amanda, Dawson, Nicholas and Natalie.
Predeceased by her parents Harvey and Elva (Roger) Godbolt, her son Jeff and her sister Lenore and husband Glenn Gibson.
A memorial service will be held at Atwood United Church on Thursday October 29, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. with visitation from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. Interment in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood.
As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to Atwood United Church appreciated by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood (519-356-2382) www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca

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MATE, Joseph “Joe” Gregory

Posted by on October 26, 2015

Mate NEWMATE, Joseph “Joe” Gregory
Passed away peacefully on October 19, 2015 at the age of 83 years. Beloved husband of Eva (nee Kovacs). Loving father of Leslie (Sandra) Csanyi and Peter (Wanda) Csanyi. Reunited with late son Gregory Mate & survived by granddaughter Heather Mate. Cherished grandfather of Christine Csanyi and Steven Csanyi. Predeceased by one brother Gergely of Hungary. Joseph was a retired Professor who dedicated many years of teaching at Fanshawe College in London, On. A memorial visitation will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E on Saturday October 24, 2015 at 1:00 pm until time of memorial service at 3:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Windsor or the Charity of your Choice. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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MOODY, Sharon Jean (nee Stasio)

Posted by on October 26, 2015

MoodyMOODY, Sharon Jean (nee Stasio)
Passed away on October 25th, 2015 at Windsor Regional Hospital Metropolitan Campus at the age of 71. Loving wife of 34 years to the late Larry Moody (1999). Devoted mother to Krystal (Jim Leach) and Kevin (Kristine). Daughter to Lottie and the late William Stasio (1982). Most caring grandmother to Ashlee (Dan), Kelsea (Ryan), Travis, Victoria, and Jason. Great-grandmother to Brayden, and twins on the way. Sister to Stella, Wendy, and Rick Stasio (Sheri). Sister-in-law to Cheryl and Bob Collins of British Columbia. Dear cousin to Donald Hanna (Margaret). Sharon will be missed by many extended relatives and friends. Special friend of Bernadette Kotow, as well as the late Butch and Sharon Roehler, Juanita and Arthur Triolet, and the Roehler family. Visitation will be held at Our Lady of the Assumption (711 McEwan Ave.) on Wednesday, October 28th, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. until time of Requiem Mass at 2:00 p.m. Cremation to follow. Arrangements entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234. 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E. In Kindness, donations may be made to Windsor Essex County Cancer Centre or a charity of choice. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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BROWN, Mary Adelle (Blackley) of Grand Bend, age 91

Posted by on October 26, 2015

BROWN:   Mary Adelle (nee Blackley) Brown, R.N. of Grand Bend, Ontario.  Passed away peacefully, at Stratford General Hospital, Stratford, on Friday, October 23, 2015, at the age of 91, surrounded by love and adoration, on the 22nd anniversary of Joe Carter’s 1993 World Series-clinching home run.  A diehard Toronto Blue Jays fan, Mary was born, February 26, 1924 in Emsdale, Ontario and trained as a nurse at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Toronto.  Predeceased by her husband Rae Howison Brown (June 2, 1993), parents Albert David Blackley and Netta Amelia Wallace, siblings Frances Glenna Brown, Cathryn Armstrong and David Blackley.  Lovingly remembered by her 11 nieces, nephews, numerous grand-nieces and nephews.  Mary had a magical spirit and touched many lives.  Per Mary’s wishes, cremation will take place with no services to be held, private family interment Woodland Cemetery, London.  In lieu of flowers, donations payable to the Children’s Wish Foundation or Stratford General Hospital, whose incredibly kind and compassionate staff ensured her last days were comfortable.  Arrangements entrusted to the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood.  Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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DOAN, Yvonne (nee Taylor)

Posted by on October 26, 2015

HummingbirdDOAN, Yvonne (nee Taylor)
Passed away peacefully on October 24, 2015 at Windsor Regional Hospital, Metropolitan Campus at the age of 79 . Beloved wife of the late Robert (2003). Loving mother to Bobbie Jean & husband John Brunelle, Robbie Doan, and Paula Doan. Loving grandma of Amanda (Derek), Christina (J.R.), Matthew, Madison, and great-grandma of Tyler, Landon, and Malachi. Dear sister of Robert Taylor, Barb Clunas, and Carol Calloway. Yvonne will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Special thank you to Paul, the paramedic, and Rachel, the CCU nurse, for going above and beyond. Visiting at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234, 1700 Tecumseh Rd. East on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel. Interment to follow at Victoria Memorial Gardens. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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TRIKI, Othmane Hachemi

Posted by on October 26, 2015

Open RoadTRIKI, Othmane Hachemi
Passed away on October 22, 2015 at the age of 61. Prayer Service Friday, October 23 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow Windsor Memorial Gardens. Arrangements under the guidance of WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (519) 253-7234. On line condolences may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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Warrilow, Edita (nee Basch)

Posted by on October 26, 2015

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Warrilow, Edita (nee Basch): August 1921 – October 2015

A great lady has just died, peacefully on October 22, at 5:20, 2015 after battling cancer. Edita is survived by her husband, Dennis of 57 years and her two daughters, Erica and Diana from a previous marriage.

At Edita’s request she has been cremated.

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ALMOST: W. Morley of London

Posted by on October 26, 2015

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Peacefully surrounded by his family at University Hospital on Thursday, October 22, 2015, Morley Almost of London, Ontario in his 94th year. Beloved husband of Kathleen (McWilliam). Cherished and devoted dad of Mary Anne (Bill Dowding) of Coldstream and James (Kate Brown) of London. Loving grandpa of Anna and Elizabeth Almost. Remembered by his nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Charles and Ella Almost and his siblings Olive Stover and Maitland, Elmer and Ellis Almost. The family will receive family and friends from 2-4 pm on Sunday, October 25, 2015 at A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London where the funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Monday, October 26, 2015 at 10:30 am. Interment in Rosanna Cemetery, South Norwich Township. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to Parkwood Institute, 550 Wellington Road, London ON N6C 0A7 or Elmwood Avenue Presbyterian Church, 111 Elmwood Avenue, London ON N6C 1J4. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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SAUNDERS: Jean Louise of Watford

Posted by on October 25, 2015

obitphotoPeacefully with her family at her side at Watford Quality Care, on Saturday, October 24, 2015 in her 88th year. Jean Louise Saunders (nee Wall) was predeceased by her loving husband Ross (2000) and her eldest son James (2006). Predeceased by her parents Percy and Lorenda Wall (1969). Predeceased by her sister-in-law Dorothy Hazeltine (nee Saunders) and brother-in-law Tom Hazeltine. Jean will be truly and lovingly missed by her son John & Karen (nee Mitchell) of Watford, daughter Barbara & Dale Axford  of London , sister Estelle & Robert Aldred of London, niece Mary Anne and Pierre L’Abbe of Toronto, niece Janice and Rob Van Dasler of London, nephew Chris Aldred of Bothwell, niece Mary Jane & Ken Venus of London, nephew Tommy Hazeltine of London, grandnephews Bryan Venus & Raina of London, Jamie Venus, Arden & little Jackson of London , Matthew Aldred of Toronto, Andrew and Ian Van Dasler of London, grandnieces Genevieve and Simone L’Abbe of Toronto. In keeping with Jean’s wishes cremation has taken place. Visitors will be received at Denning’s of Watford, 232 Warwick Street, on Wednesday from 1pm until the time of the Memorial Service at 3pm. Interment to follow at St. James Cemetery, Brooke Township. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Parkinson Society of Canada, Multiple Sclerosis Society, Trinity Anglican Church, Watford, or the charity of one’s choice; and would be gratefully appreciated by the family.

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RENWICK, Robert Kenneth “Bob” formerly of Wheatley

Posted by on October 25, 2015

Paper Photo Renwick, Robert_edited-191 years, passed away on Sunday, October 25, 2015 at Royal Oak Long Term Care. Beloved husband of the late Mabel (McHardy)(2013). Dear father of Ron and Judy, Dick and Mary Ellen, Tom and Karen. Loving grandfather Chris and Rachel, Justin and Jenna, Michael and Erika, Jamie and Katelyn, Rob, Scott and Maria, Mike and Christine, Steven and Melissa and 14 great grandchildren. Dear brother of Dorothy Stevenson (late Lloyd), the late Betty Cobby (Fred). Thank you to the staff at the Leamington Mennonite Home and Royal Oak Long Term Care for their care and compassion. Bob was a long time farmer, who never gave up his passion for the land. In his heart, he never retired. He was a lifelong member of the Wheatley Lions Club, and Wheatley United Church. He was a trustee with the Romney School Board for many years,a councillor on Romney council, and he worked for the Department of Agriculture, Inspection Branch. Bob and Mabel lived on the farm until 2010 before moving to the Leamington Mennonite Complex, where they found many new friends. Dad will be returning to the family farm and be buried at Renwick Cemetery overlooking Lake Erie east of Wheatley. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Bob’s life at the Funeral Home on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 1 p.m. Rev. Jack Glover officiating. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Mennonite Home or CNIB (Canadian National Institute for the Blind). Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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OKE: Marilyn Ruth of Carlisle

Posted by on October 25, 2015
At home on Sunday, October 25th, 2015 Marilyn Ruth Oke at the age of 65. Beloved wife of the late James Oke (2006). Loving mother of Wendy Oke, and Amanda Relou (Brian). Proud grandma of Jolene and James Relou. Marilyn will be fondly remembered and missed by her brothers John(Pam) and Kenneth Sims, as well as several cherished sisters and brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews. Friends and family will be received at Denning’s of Ailsa Craig, 171 Ailsa Craig Main Street, on Thursday evening from 7-9pm and again on Friday morning from 10am until the time of the Funeral Service at 11am. Interment to follow in Carlisle Cemetery. Donations in Marilyn’s memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. 

 

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Baldassi, Richard “Rick”

Posted by on October 25, 2015

Passed peacefully on October 24, 2015 at the age of 61, while surrounded by all his girls. Dear husband of Lori Baldassi.   Father of Deana Liburdi and husband Mario, Gena Boschin and husband Michael and Adrianna Baldassi. Loving grandfather of Talia, Ottavio, Alyssa and Anthony. Beloved son of the late Roland and Shirley Baldassi. Playing golf on the back 9 of heavens’ greatest course, he is reunited with his closest friends Dave Bondy and Dan Delziel. The family would like to thank CCAC and Hotel-Dieu Grace (Palliative Care Nursing Staff) for their care in making Rick’s final days comfortable. If you so desire, donations to Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family. A private family service was held and cremation has taken place. Memorial visitation Tuesday 3:00-8:00 p.m. with prayers at 4:30 p.m. at Families First, South Windsor, 3260 Dougall Avenue (519-969-5841). Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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Kuivila, Martti Johannes of Sarnia

Posted by on October 24, 2015

Kuivila-webMartti Johannes Kuivila, age 61, passed away peacefully with his family by his side at Bluewater Health Hospital on October 23, 2015 in Sarnia, ON. He was born June 6th, 1954 in Lapua, Finland.  He moved to Thunder Bay, ON in 1978 and worked as a machinist for 32 years.  Martti enjoyed fishing, camping, watching Formula 1 racing, and giving a helping hand to his friends and family. He had a great sense of humour and enjoyed laughing. Martti is survived by his wife Pirjo; daughter Kristal; mother Mari; sister Raija (Juha) Lepisto; brother Heikki (Katarina) Kuivila; brother-in-law Kari (Susan) Silventoninen.   Numerous nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.  Martti is predeceased by his father Jussi.  Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held in Thunder Bay at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements have been entrusted to the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre.

 

“He will always be dear in our hearts”

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Kennedy, Florence Catherine (nee Little)

Posted by on October 23, 2015

Kennedy PICFlorence Catherine Kennedy (Little) passed away October 22, 2015 at her home in The Odd Fellow & Rebekah Home in Barrie.

Florence was born to Florence and Arthur Little on March 15, 1919 in Innisfil Township (now Harvie Road in Barrie, ON). She is survived by her husband of 72 years R. Wallace Kennedy, sister Edith Jacklin (Little), sister-in-law Marjorie Little (Wiley), daughter Linda, (husband Gordon Forster); daughter Karen; (husband Jack Carson); son Peter; (wife Elaine Kennedy); son Terrance;  daughter Kathleen Kennedy (husband Ross Beatty).

Florence is also survived by grandchildren Tianna Poster (Tom), William Todd, Dwayne Todd, Robin Carson, John Carson, Elizabeth Carson, Rebecca Kennedy, Brittany Kennedy, Carlie Kennedy, Raymond Kennedy, Jennifer Beatty, and Nielsen Beatty. She is also survived by step grandchildren Bradley Forster (Paul Cramp); Donna Orser (Wayne Orser); Lorraine Forster; and Joan Quon (Gary Quon). She is also survived by great grandchildren Atia Poster, Elora Carson, Everett Carson, and surviving step grandchildren – Tracey and Eric Orser, Justin, Christopher and Ashley Hiltz, Amanda Marquis, and Danielle and Emily Quon. She is also survived by a great great grandson.  She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Florence was preceded in death by her brother William Little, and sisters Dorothy Slack (Norman), Grace Marrow (Jack), and Mildred Allen (Glen) and brother –in-law Walter Jacklin.

Florence and Wally were married at Trinity Anglican Church in Barrie in 1943. They lived on Blake Street and raised 5 children.

From Barrie, in 1962, Wally was transferred to Kitchener with a new position for the C.N.I.B. and here they lived for 2 years.

From Kitchener the C.N.I.B. transferred Wally and family to Sudbury, London, and Thornhill. At the end of Wally’s career they retired to Barrie in 1981.

Florence was always a pillar of strength for the family that she loved. Wally taught her to drive a car before they married, knowing that he was losing his sight. She was the family chauffeur and made holiday trips to Victoria, B.C., Florida, and other parts of the U.S.A. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, knitting, needlework, gardening, and paired with Wally to play many games of bridge and bid euchre.

There will be a private family service.

Many thanks to all the caring staff at Allandale Village in The Odd Fellows & Rebekah Home for their kind help and support.

Donations to the Odd Fellows & Rebekah Home Building fund would be appreciated by the family.

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BURKART: Lydia (nee Miller) of St. Thomas, Ontario and formerly Saskatchewan

Posted by on October 23, 2015

Lydia BurkartBURKART – Lydia Burkart (nee Miller) of Elgin Manor St. Thomas, Ont. went to be with her Lord on Friday, October 23, 2015 in her 98th year.  Beloved wife of the late Rev. Herman Burkart.  Dearly loved mother of Vanita Stewart of St. Thomas, Lloyd (Jo-Anne) Burkart of Atlanta, Georgia.  Dear mother-in-law of Lisé Burkart of Quebec.  Forever remembered by her grandchildren Michelle (Mike) Scully of Sarnia, Lisa Brown of London, Kim Burkart of California, Nicole (Rick) Langlois of California, and Matthew Burkart of Atlanta, Georgia.  Loved by her great grandchildren Peri and Quin Langlois, Ryley Burkart, Jesse and Nicolas Beauchamp, Amy and Madison Brown. Predeceased by her son Richard Burkart (Sept. 1, 2015) and her grandson Jeff Stewart (2000).   Lydia was the last surviving member of her immediate family.  She was very active in Lutheran Church activities in Saskatchewan and in Simcoe, Windsor and Kingsville.  Lydia was an accomplished artist and crafts person, as well as a super mom, wife and grandmother.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570). Cremation has taken place.  There will be a graveside service with interment of ashes, beside her dear husband, in Greenhill Cemetery, Kingsville, Ontario at a later date.  If desired, donations to Redeemer Lutheran Church in St. Thomas would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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DeGRAW, Charlette “Sherry” Anne (Fucile) (Hicks) of Grand Bend, age 63

Posted by on October 23, 2015

 DeGRAW:  Suddenly, as the result of a motor vehicle accident, on Sunday, October 18, 2015, Charlette “Sherry” Anne (Hicks) DeGraw, of Grand Bend, formerly of London, age 63.  Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Shawn and Lori Willert of London.  Cherished Nana of Alexandra and Madison Willert.  Loved daughter of Jean (Sydorko) McCarthy of London and the late Eugene Fucile.  Dear sister and sister-in-law of Kenneth and Marlene Fucile of London, Elaine Deaville of London, the late Robert (2013) and Lorna May Fucile of St. Thomas.  Sherry will be remembered by her many nieces, nephew, their families, friends and clients.  At Sherry’s request cremation has taken place.  A Celebration of Life, Open House to share memories will be held at Oakwood Inn, Grand Bend on Sunday, November 29, 2015 from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. If desired, memorial donations payable to Lupus Ontario or a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.  Sherry had a passion for riding her motorcycle and has been a hair stylist in the Grand Bend area for many years. Arrangements entrusted to the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood.  Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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