Elliott, Terrence Peter

Posted by on November 22, 2013

Elliott

Terrence Peter Elliott

1948-2013

Terry passed suddenly on November 18th in Barrie Ontario, at the age of 65.  Beloved husband of Carmen.  Loving father of Kirstin (John), Marni (Richard), George and Mario.  “Most fun person in the world” Grandad, to Morgan, Calleigh and Alexander.  Cherished Brother of Wally (Bev), Jeanne (Moe) and Joanne (Henry).  Terry was predeceased by his parents Albert and Lottie and his dear sister Joanne.

A memorial will be held Sunday December 1st, at 4 Blueridge Cres. in Orillia, ON.  All loved ones and friends are invited to join us anytime between 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm, to celebrate the life of the wonderful man that is Terry.  Terry has been cremated and will be laid to rest in spring, with his parents and sister, in Brockville, ON.  Donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Until we meet again…..

Know how much we love you…

Beautiful, irreplaceable, you…

You touched us all,

with your kind and gentle soul.

You taught us all,

with your eloquent wisdom.

You lifted us all,

with your infectious humour.

You inspired us all,

with your capacity to love.

You will live in our hearts forever…

Until we meet again…

                                                        M. Elliott

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Hunter: Mr. Scott of Chatham

Posted by on November 22, 2013

scottAt the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance on Thursday November 21st, 2013, Mr. Scott Hunter of Chatham in his 83rd year.  Cherished son of the late Roy and Louise Hunter.  Beloved husband of Mary (2000).  Loving father of Susan Barnard and her husband Rick of Peterborough, and Don Hunter and his partner Kathy Noonan of Chatham.  He will be lovingly remembered by his grandson Matthew of Toronto.  Scott worked for over 50 years for Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, and he was a Rotarian for many years.  Family and friends are invited to the Alexander & Houle Funeral Home, 245 Wellington West, Chatham, 519-352-2710 on Monday November 25th visiting from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The memorial service will be conducted in the chapel of the funeral home at 1 p.m. with Rev. Mark Perry of St. Andrew’s United Church officiating.  Cremation has taken place with interment Maple Leaf Cemetery.  A time of fellowship and refreshments will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #628 following the service.  Friends planning an expression of remembrance are asked to consider a charity of their choice.  On-line condolences may be left at http://alexanderfuneralhome.ca

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LENEHAN: Mary Irene, of London

Posted by on November 22, 2013

Lenehan - slightly darkerPassed away peacefully at Chateau Gardens on Thursday, November 21st, 2013 with family by her side, three days after her 97th birthday.  Beloved wife of the late Jack Lenehan.  Loving mother of Eleanore Lamont (Tom), Catherine Cunningham (Stuart) and Elaine Quigley (Jim).  Proud Nan and Meme of Michael, Christopher, Siuzanne, Jennifer, Lisa, Kathryn and Bryce.  Great-grandmother of Jamie, Nicole, Sean, Jordan and Connor, and great-great-grandmother of Tristan.  Fondly remembered by her in-laws Mike Hunchurick and Barbara Lenehan, and by her extended family and friends.  Predeceased by her sisters Barbara Bacon and Helen Groke.  A special “thank you” to Mom’s nursing home family at Chateau Gardens for their loving care and support.  Visitation will be held on Sunday from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the funeral service will be conducted on Monday, November 25th, 2013 at 11:00 a.m.  Private interment at St. Peter’s Cemetery.  Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Mary are asked to consider the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.  Online condolences are available at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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Hill Joan Ardell ~ August 24, 1929 – November 21, 2013 ~

Posted by on November 22, 2013

August 24, 1929 – November 21, 2013

Sweeping through the gates of New Jerusalem. Wife of the late Nelson Hill. Mother of Dianne, George, Ted, Tim, John and Larry. Gramma, great granny, mother in law, aunt and friend to many.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation www.heartandstroke.com or your personal charity.

A service to honor Mom’s life will be held on Tuesday November 26, 2013 at 2:00pm. Please join us at the Salvation Army, 157 Coldwater Road West, Orillia On.

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WADE, Christina (Neumiller), of Essex

Posted by on November 22, 2013

WADE, Christina (Neumiller)

76 years. November 22, 2013. Predeceased by her husband Kenneth (2009). Loving sister of Henry (Kathy) Neumiller, Harrow, Hermine (late Walter) Petri, Hamilton, Erna (Dean) Ausman, Harrow. Also remembered by several nieces and nephews. Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow. on Monday November 25, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to the time of Funeral Service at 11:00  a.m. at the funeral home. Interment Colchester Memorial Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Essex United Church. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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Batte, Madeline Mary Barbara (Pat)

Posted by on November 22, 2013

Passed away Thursday, November 21, 2013 at the age of 88 years with her loving family at her side. Loving wife to the late James Batte (Oct 31, 1990) whom she travelled the world with.  Beloved daughter of the late James Roy Hamil & Ida Belle (Simington). She leaves behind her loving baby brother, Ross Hamil & wife Joyce (France), whom Madeline treated like a loving sister.
Predeceased by brothers Ervin (1999), Walter (1943 missing in action over Hanover Germany) and Gordon (1981). Special Aunt to Kim & Steve Budinsky, loving aunt to Barb & Ryan Bidan, Suzanne Hamil, Ruth Clackett, Helen Massecar, David Hamil, Jack & Pam Hamelin, & the late Mary Lou Hamelin. Beloved God mother to Bradley Hamelin. Great Aunt to Louann, Tim, Paul, Wayne, David, and Carol. Ross would like to thank Kim and Steve and family for their loving dedication to his sister for many years. The family would like to thank Extendicare South Wood Lakes for the kindness and compassion shown to Madeline and her family. If you so desire memorial donations to Windsor & Essex County Humane Society would be appreciated by the family.  Visiting Sunday 2-5 p.m. Funeral Monday 11:30 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Entombment Heavenly Rest Cemetery.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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SAUDER, Frederick James “Fred” P.Eng – of Indian River

Posted by on November 22, 2013

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Graduate of McGill University 1940, Retired General Electric Engineer and Bill Fisher’s Building Engineer for the EMS Building, Peterborough. Passed away peacefully with family by his side at the P.R.H.C. on Wednesday November 20, 2013.  Fred Sauder of Indian River in his 98th year, husband of the late Barbara (d. 2005). Loving father of James Sauder and his wife Linda of Indian River and Katherine “Kathy” Sauder and her partner Maureen Paul of Toronto.  Grandpa will always be loved and remembered by Jenny Said (Hayssam), Debora Burfield (Gordie) and Matthew Sauder (Stephanie Paul) and by his great grandchildren Kiya, Stephanie and Tarek Said and Kaden, Cameron and Cora Burfield.  Also remembered by his sister Lazelle Harvie (John) and sister-in-law Isabell Sauder.  Predeceased by his brother Joe Sauder.  Relatives and friends are invited to call at THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES, NORWOOD CHAPEL on Tuesday November 26, 2013 from 2:00 – 4:00 & 7:00 – 9:00 PM.  A funeral service will be held at St. Andrew’s United Church, Westwood on Wednesday November 27, 2013 at 11:00 AM.  Reverend Don McLean officiating.  A reception will follow in the Church Hall.  As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Norwood Food Bank.  Friends may send condolences to Fred’s family by visiting www.hendrenfuneralhome.com or by calling 705-639-5322.

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KNIGHTS, Stub of Blenheim

Posted by on November 22, 2013

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William W. (Stub) Knights passed away at home in his favourite chair in the early hours of Thursday, November 21, 2013, at the age of 78.

Stub was the son of Clarence (predeceased 1993) and Eileen (Johnston) Knights, currently of Blenheim Community Village.  A life long resident of Blenheim, Stub is survived by his loving wife, Donna (Rigby) Knights, his son, Stewart (Stubby), of Blenheim, and his daughter, Jane and her husband John Pratt, of Aurora, ON. Stub was cherished “Grandpa Stub” to Billy Jo Knights and Chris Cunningham, Jessica (Knights) and Matt Hall, Claire Knights, and Tyler and Michele Pratt, and Great-Grandpa Stub to Jolee Knights, and Cameron and Emily Hall.

Stub is also survived by his sister and brother and their spouses, John and Sally Knights, and Ann and Jack Morrison, and was predeceased by sister Mary (Bill) Sutherland in 2008. He also leaves many treasured nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Stub graduated from Ridgetown College of Agricultural Technology in 1954, and was involved in the agricultural community his entire life. He farmed, trucked livestock, and was an employee of the Ontario Pork Producers until the time of his death. He also owned and helped to run Blenheim Meats with his son, Stubby.

Stub was a valued member of the Kiwanis Club of Blenheim for many years and a Life Member and Past President of the Golden Acres Curling Club.

Stub was also an avid boater and spent many summers in Erieau, relaxing by the shanty, cooking legendary breakfasts and barbecued dinners, and cruising the waters of Lake Erie and Rondeau Bay.

The family will receive visitors at the Blenheim Community Funeral Home on Monday, November 25 from 2 to 4pm and 7 to 9pm, and the funeral will be held there on Tuesday, November 26 at 11am, with a reception following at the Golden Acres Curling Club.

Honorary Pallbearers are: Tyler Pratt, Chris Cunningham, Matt Hall, Bill Clendenning, Tom Hebblethwaite, Leo Timmermans, and Peter, Jeff and Kevin Knights.

Donations to Chatham Kent Hospice or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

Online condolences may be left at www.blenheimcommunityfuneralhome.com

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BUTH: Dirk of Wardsville and formerly of West Lorne

Posted by on November 22, 2013

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Dirk Buth, age 85, passed away on November 17th, 2013 at Beattie Haven Retirement Community, Wardsville, Ontario. He was predeceased by his wife, Donna Jean (nee Moss), in 2012. Dirk is survived by two daughters, Karen Jean Buth and Mary Marcia Grueter, two grandsons, Andreas Dirk Grueter and Markus Alexander Grueter, brother Len Buth and sister-in-law Doris Buth, sisters-in-law Mary Moss and Dorothy Smoke, nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at a future date. Donations in memory of Dirk may be made to the Alzheimer Society or another charity.

The family would like to express heartfelt gratitude to the staff at Beattie Haven for their compassion and excellent care.

Online condolences may be left at www.denningfuneralhome.com. WEST LORNE CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS (519 785-0810) entrusted with arrangements.  Posted free at Canadaobits.ca

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Renwick, Mabel Elizabeth of Leamington, ON, and formerly Wheatley, Ontario

Posted by on November 22, 2013

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86 years, passed away peacefully on Thursday November 21, 2013 at Windsor Regional Hospital “Ouellette Campus.” Formerly of Wheatley. Beloved wife of Bob for 68 years. Dear mother of Ron and wife Judy, Norwich; Dick and wife Mary Ellen, Ilderton; Tom and wife Karen, Wheatley. Loving grandmother of Chris and Rachel, Justin and Jenna, Michael, Jamie and Katelyn, Rob, Scott and Maria, Mike and Christine, Steven and Melissa. Nine great grandchildren also survive. Dear sister-in-law to Dorothy Stevenson and late husband Lloyd, Betty Cobby and husband Fred. Predeceased by her parents, Henry McHardy and Gertrude (Howson) and by a brother Harold and wife Wynne. Mabel was a member of Wheatley United Church. Mom and Dad moved to Leamington to retire at the Leamington Mennonite Complex on Pickwick Drive. There they found many new friends. Thank you to all their new friends and old friends who have been praying for her recently. Mom 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 Sunday 2 – 5 p.m. and on Monday November 25, 2013 from 12 noon until time of Funeral Service at 1p.m. Rev. Henry Regier officiating. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Wheatley United Church or the Leamington Mennonite Home. Friends may send condolences at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

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Churcher, Stanley John Benjamin of Sarnia

Posted by on November 22, 2013

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STANLEY JOHN BENJAMIN CHURCHER, in his 86th year passed away peacefully at Fiddick’s Nursing Home Ltd. on Thursday November 21, 2013 with family by his side. Cherished and devoted husband of the late Betty Churcher. He will be missed by his children Betty Lou (Bill) Chater, Tom Churcher, Rebecca (Ron) Bilcox, Jack (Cheryl) Churcher and Fred (Deb) Churcher. Loving grandfather to Deanna, Kelly, Terry, Leslie, Robbie, Matt and Shelby. Great grandfather to Carson, Dakota, Josh, Sabrina, Ashley, Kyle and Bailey. Great-great grandfather to Iyanna and Imari. Survived by his brother Leonard Churcher. Resting at the D. J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION CENTRE where services will be held on Monday November 25th, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Bob Gibson officiating. Interment to follow at Froomfield Cemetery. Family and friends will be received at the funeral home on Sunday afternoon and evening from the hours of 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Fiddick’s Nursing Home Palliative Care Team. Special thanks to the staff of Fiddick’s Nursing Home Ltd. for the excellent care staff provided.

 

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102 N. Victoria St.

Sarnia, ON., N7T 5W9

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JACKSON: Donald Gordon of Strathroy

Posted by on November 22, 2013

Peacefully at Strathmere Lodge, Strathroy on Tuesday, November 19, 2013, Don Jackson passed away, in his 91st year.  Beloved husband of the late Shirley Jackson (Wonnacott)(2011).  Loving father of Karen (Chris), Kathy (John) Sarvari, Kevin (Diana) and Kimberly (John) Harris.  Cherished grandfather of Alan, Erin (Jason), Michelle (Brandon), David (Carla) and the late Laura.  Great-grandfather of Dustin, Zack, Dylan, Isaac, Sam, Emilie, Aneeka, Jordan, Saleena and Ashley.  Dear brother of Keith (Marlene) Jackson and Barry (Mary) Jackson and brother-in-law of Donald (Aukje) Wonnacott .  Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at Denning Bros. Funeral Home, Strathroy on Thursday November 28, 2013 from 10 a.m. until time of Memorial Service commencing at 11 a.m. with Rev. Donald H. Wonnacott officiating.  In memory of Don, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or charity of choice.

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Hooper, Guy of Pelee Island, Ontario

Posted by on November 21, 2013

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Age 89, passed quietly at home, Tuesday, November 19.  He is survived by his daughter Kim Hall and husband Jay, of Annapolis, Maryland; two grandsons, Bryan, of Annapolis also, and Christopher of Dublin, Ohio.  He is predeceased by his loving wife of 50 years, May (Lord).  He is also survived by his older brother Mac Hooper and younger brother Zane Hooper – as well as many nieces and nephews and their children. Guy was a building construction teacher at Kingsville High School for 18 years.  He was born and raised on Pelee Island, and was a man of many interests from wooden boats to the Great Pyramid.  Also a lover of all things Great Lakes, and especially Lake Erie, he often jokingly referred to himself as the “President of Lake Erie”.  The lakes and shipping were in his blood from the time he worked as a very young man during WWII on the lake freighters as a second mate.  He loved Pelee, and returned to live there full time with May after retiring.  And has lived a wonderful life there, filled with nature, and enjoyment of the ever-changing winds and weather of life on an island.  Guy always had  the binoculars at the ready-looking out at the lake.  Guy was above all a spiritual seeker and a student of Christian Science most of his life.  His passion for the pursuit of spiritual knowledge often inspired others as well. According to Mr. Hooper’s wishes, there will be no public memorial service.  The family will be receiving visitors from 1 pm to 3 pm, Saturday, November 23, 2013 – at Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington, Ontario (519-326-2631). A private family gathering will be held on Pelee Island at a later time. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Pelee Art Works and the Pelee Island Heritage Centre would be most appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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JOHNSTON, Douglas of Cornwall

Posted by on November 21, 2013

JohnstonJOHNSTON—Douglas at Sandfield Place on Thursday November 21, 2013.  Douglas P. Johnston of Cornwall; age 91 years.  Beloved husband for 71 years of Alberta (Herrington) Johnston. Dear father of  Alberta “Bobbie” (Martin) of Pointe Claire, PQ, and John (Elizabeth) of Toronto. Predeceased by one daughter Hilda (Henry). Loving grandfather of 4 grandchildren Jamie, Penny, Mandy and David.  Son of the late Herbert Johnston and the late Hildred (Thompson) Johnston.  Dear brother of Everard (Norma) of Cornwall.  Predeceased by two brothers Clifford (Norene) and William “Billie” (Eileen of Cornwall), and one sister Areta Bilmer (Donald).  Visitation will be held at McArthur Bros. & MacNeil Funeral Home & Chapel , 428 Second Street East Cornwall  (613-932-6300) on  Sunday from 7-9 pm and on Monday at St. John’s Presbyterian Church from 10 am until the time of the service.  A service in celebration of Douglas Johnston’s life will be held in St. John’s Presbyterian Church on Monday November 25, 2013 at 11:00 am.  IntermentWoodlawnCemetery.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations to St. Johns Presbyterian Church would be appreciated by the family.  Messages of condolence may be left at www.mcarthurbrosfh.com

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FRANKOSKI: Wm. Stanley of Sarnia

Posted by on November 21, 2013

Peacefully at Twin Lakes Terrace on Wednesday, November 20, 2013, Wm. Stanley Frankoski passed away at the age of 85. Beloved husband and best friend of Lilianne (Leger)(McCaffrey) Frankoski for 25 years. Loved father of Gerald Frankoski and step-father of Denise, Michael, Richard, Dianne, Brian, and Patricia McCaffrey. Cherished grandfather of 17 grandchildren, who all loved him dearly. Dear brother of Walter Frankoski. Fondly remembered by nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Predeceased by his sister Ann Sanko and step-daughter Jennifer. Stan loved classical music, especially the violin. He enjoyed football, golf, ballroom dancing and was a passionate gardener. He was a member of Greenwood Golf Course. Stan will be deeply missed by all those whose lives he touched. Cremation has taken place. A memorial mass will be celebrated at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 23, 2013, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1465 Lecaron Ave., Sarnia. A reception will follow at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Alzheimer Society (cheques only at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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SYMONS; Patricia, of Hanover

Posted by on November 21, 2013

Patricia Symons, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Hanover and District Hospital, on Thursday, November 21, 2013.  She was 82.

Born in India on August 27, 1931 to Dennis and Gertrude (nee Hamilton) Alone. Patricia was employed for many years as a legal secretary with Donald R. Neilson and later Dean R. Leifso in Hanover.

Patricia is survived by her sisters Betty D’Souza and Joyce Beale both of India.  Predeceased by her husband Leslie Symons on February 21, 2011. To honour Patricia’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Inurnment in Hanover Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Arrangements entrusted to Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover.

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Edgerton, Doris Ilene of Barrie

Posted by on November 21, 2013

EDGERTON, Doris Ilene, (neeHickling ) – Passed away peacefully at Orillia Soldiers Memorial Hospital on Sunday, November 17, 2013. Survived by loving and caring husband Leonard, of 62 years. Mother of Karen (Russ) Besse, Paul (Victoria) Edgerton, the late Heather Brown and Bill Edgerton. Survivied by sister Orma Lees, brother Miles (Bernice) Hickling, Oscar (Norma) Hickling, Wayne (Stephanie) Hickling, sister-in-law Joyce Jonker and brother-in-law Lionel Edgerton. Grandmother to Jason and Brian Brown, Steven, Alan and Ashley Besse, Bill and Kevin Edgerton, Jamie, Kristi and Cassandra Edgerton. Loved by many great grandchildren. Donations to a charity of your choice can be made through Marshall W. Driver Cremation & Burial Service, 19 Ross St. Barrie. Burial Service will be held Saturday, November 23, 2013 at St. James Cemetery, Crown Hill 12:00 noon.

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SIMIC: Penny of London

Posted by on November 21, 2013

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Suddenly at her residence in London on Wednesday, November 20, 2013, Penny (Potter) Simic in her 73rd year.  Cherished mother of Jamie-Lee Wilson (Wilf Vale), Stacey-Anne Simic (Mike) and Jennifer Wilson (Terry).  Proud grammy of Sara, Kurt, Michael Scott (Venessa) and great-grammy of Dallas. Dear sister of Priscilla Brown and predeceased by her siblings Pat, Tom and Peggy. Dearly missed by her dog Boomer.  Cremation has taken place.  Interment and Memorial service to be held at St. John’s of Norway Church, 470 Woodbine Avenue (Woodbine Avenue and Kingston Road) on Tuesday, November 26, 2013.  Please meet in the parking lot of the church by 11:15am and we will proceed through the cemetery to the gravesite for the service at 11:30am.  Refreshments will be served following the service on site at the church and all are welcome to share their memories and stories in celebration of Penny’s life.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the London Humane Society, 624 Clarke Road, London ON  N5V 3K5.  A. Millard George Funeral Home entrusted with cremation arrangements 519-433-5184.  Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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CRAIG, Joyce

Posted by on November 21, 2013

web_Craig, JoycePassed away peacefully in the presence of family at Hospice on November 20, 2013, at 77 years of age.  Loving wife of Richard Hebert.  Cherished mother of Bradley (Margaret) and Michael (Sally).  Loving grandmother to Michael (Melissa), Joshua (Kristina) and Jeffrey. Joyce’s bucket list was complete when she held her great-grandson Gideon.  Survived by siblings Jeanette, Alvin, Donna, sister-in-law Kay and several nieces and nephews.    Predeceased by her parents Pearl and Francis Beaudoin, and siblings James, Georgia, Robert, Shirley and Lynwood.  Joyce loved caring for her family in many special ways.  If you so desire, donations to the Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated.  Cremation was held.  On Saturday, family and friends are invited to meet at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 after 10:30 a.m., followed by Memorial Service at 11:30 a.m.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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BICKELL, Velma M of Woodstock,

Posted by on November 21, 2013

BICKELL, Velma – Peacefully at Caressant Care on Thursday, November 21, 2013, Velma May Bickell of Woodstock in her 87th year.  Daughter of the late Howard and May Bickell (nee Reason).  Dear sister of Don (Marg) Bickell of Port Franks and Marion (Ron) Church of St. Williams.  Remembered by her sister-in-law Rita Bickell of Chippewa.  Also lovingly remembered by her many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by her brother Bill (1999) and  sister Helen (2004) .  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Sunday, November 24, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm with the funeral service in the chapel at 3:00 pm with Rev. Maya Landell officiating.  Interment in the Presbyterian Cemetery at a later date.  If desired, memorial donations to the Woodstock Hospital Foundation would be appreciated and may be arranged through Smith-LeRoy Funeral Home, 519-537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com.

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INNES: William Howell of Port Dover

Posted by on November 21, 2013

INNES, WilliWilliam Innes 2am Howell of Port Dover passed away suddenly on November 19, 2013 in his 88th year. Beloved husband of Iris, loving father and father-in-law of Graeme of Milton, Julia of Montreal, and Andrew (Judy) of England. Cherished grandfather of Jonathan and Katie. William is also survived by his brother Alick (Gail) of Oakville. Predeceased by parents William and Ivey. William loved airplanes and spent his entire working life in the aeronautics industry. This passion continued into his retirement, spending time building model aircraft. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him. In keeping with William’s wishes cremation has taken place. Friends are invited to meet with family on Saturday November 23, 2013 at 1pm to share memories of William with a Memorial Service to follow at 2pm. at THOMPSON WATERS FUNERAL HOME 102 First Ave. Port Dover 519-583-1530. For those wishing, donations to the Simcoe and District Humane Society would be greatly appreciated. Online donations and or condolences can be made at www.thompsonwatersfuneralhome.ca

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Wilson: Faye of Sarnia

Posted by on November 21, 2013

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At LHSC – University Campus – London, on Tuesday, November 19, 2013, FAYE ELIZABETH (nee Waite) WILSON, of Sarnia, passed away at the of age 79. Beloved wife of the late George Lee Wilson (2000). Loving mother of George Lee Wilson and the late Richard Wilson. Cherished grandmother of Gary, Liticia, and Lee Wilson. Also survived by her brother Harry Waite and his wife Wilma of Barrie and many great grand-children and nieces and nephews. Faye along with her late husband Lee were well known and liked in the restaurant business and Faye and Lee had retired as the former owners of Lee’s Snack House as well Lee and Faye’s at the Sarnia Farmers Market. Funeral services will be held at the D.J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION CENTRE on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow at Lakeview Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home one hour prior to service time. Memorial gifts in memory of Faye may be made to the Sarnia Humane Society or the Brain Injury Association would be greatly appreciated by the family.

 

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102 N. Victoria St. 

Sarnia, ON., N7T 5W9

 

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McLEAN: Donald Patrick of Blenheim

Posted by on November 21, 2013

McLEAN: Donald Patrick – A resident of Blenheim, Donald McLean passed away peacefully at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Chatham Campus on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at the age of 52. Born in Toronto, Donald was the son of Helen (Baldwin) and the late David McLean (2003). Loving father of Darryl McLean of Sarnia, and Bailey McLean of Port Lambton. Dear brother to Rick McLean of Blenheim and Laura Sullivan of Cambridge. Predeceased by his sister Janet Peck of Toronto and brother Ronald McLean of Toronto. Also missed by several nieces, nephews, friends and extended family. He will be remembered for his sense of humour, and his ability to make others laugh. Donald was a very accomplished musician, having played the guitar from the age of nine. Cremation has taken place and a private family interment will be held at a later date. Donations made in memory of Donald to the Blenheim Youth Centre would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to: McKinlay Funeral Home, 141 Park Street, Blenheim, 519-676-3451.

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TRAVIS: Bob age 68 of Chatham

Posted by on November 21, 2013

1614_0002TRAVIS: Bob age 68 of Chatham passed away at CKHA Public General Campus, Chatham on Wednesday November 20, 2013. He was born in Chatham Township son of the late Kingsley and Irene (Highgate) Travis. He is survived by his wife Linda (Solomon) Travis; son Jason Travis of Chatham; four grandchildren Deion, Alasia, Kianna & Kingston; sisters Emily Robinson (Bill) of Chatham, Heddy Solomon of Chatham, brothers Marvin Travis (Marie), Floyd Travis (Ruby), Richard Travis (Irene) all of Chatham; sisters-in-law Doreen Travis of Brantford and Elaine Travis of Chatham Twp. Predeceased by brothers Cecil & Keith Travis and brother-in-law Clifford Solomon. Visitors will be received at the Thomas L. DeBurger Funeral Home, 620 Cross Street, Dresden on Friday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted from the chapel of the funeral home on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. David Tatsu officiating. Interment in Dresden Cemetery. If desired, memorial contributions to Canadian Cancer Society or Canadian Diabetes Assoc. may be made by cheque and left at the funeral home. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.deburgerfuneralhome.com

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Harkins: James Richard

Posted by on November 21, 2013

Harkins, James - Nov 21, 2013 editedJim passed away peacefully at Grand River Hospital, Kitchener on November 20, 2013 at the age of 82. Beloved husband of the late Susan Harkins (nee Steingass). Loving father of Marc (Nicole), Holly (Richard) and Mike. Cherished granddad of Owen, Silas, Duncan, Malcolm, Finnegan and Charlotte. Also sadly missed by a host of nieces and nephews and grand-nieces and grand-nephews scattered throughout the United States, from coast to coast and border to border. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo on Sunday, November 24, 2013 from 2 to 3 p.m. followed by a Memorial Service in the Funeral Home Chapel at 3 p.m. Condolences for the family and donations to the KW Symphony or any local charity of your choice may be arranged through the funeral home at www.erbgood.com or 519-745-8445.

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