PROCTOR: Donna June (nee Lampman) of St. Thomas, Ontario

Posted by on January 2, 2016

Donna ProctorPROCTOR – Donna June (nee Lampman) of St. Thomas passed away on Saturday, December 26, 2015 at the age of 72.  Cherished mother of Barry Proctor and Steven Proctor both of St. Thomas.  Donna will be missed by her grandchildren Chelsey Proctor of St. Thomas, Crystal Proctor of Tillsonburg, Sydney Proctor and Maxwell Proctor both of St. Thomas; by her sister Sandra Tapsell; and several nieces and nephews.  Before retirement, Donna had worked at Erie Iron and Canadian Tire.  Visitation and Memorial Service will be held at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  Details will be made available once known.  Memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society will be graciously accepted.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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Duggan; Archenia (Betty) of Stayner

Posted by on January 2, 2016

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Passed away peacefully on Wednesday December 30, 2015 at Sunset Manor, Collingwood at the age of 90. Betty of Stayner, beloved wife of the late Bazil Duggan. Loving mother of Marilyn (Mike Edwards) of Collingwood, Linda (John Metcalf) of Owen Sound, John Duggan (Linda Burton) of Gravenhurst, Ron Duggan (Tammy) of Singhampton and Carol Cline of Toronto. Dear grandmother of Dave (Jaclyn), Jeff (Lindsay), Chris (Jamie), Rob (Michelle), Kurtis (Stacey), Brock, Samantha and Alycia. Great-grandmother of Owen, Ryder, Harrison, Avry, Mya, Kaitlyn and Claire. Sister of the late Joan Phillips. Friends will be received at the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home – Stayner Chapel, 7313 Highway 26, Stayner on Sunday January 3, 2016 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 215 Pine Street, Stayner on Monday January 4, 2016 at 11:30 a.m.. Spring interment St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery. If desired, remembrances in Betty’s memory may be made to the Collingwood General & Marine Hospital Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society. For more information and to sign the online Book of Memories, log on to www.carruthersdavidson.com

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PAWLEY, Honourable Howard R.

Posted by on January 2, 2016

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Passed away peacefully with his family by his side on December 30, 2015 at the age of 81 years. Funeral Arrangements Pending. Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories or photos at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Able: Lois Constance formerly of Shedden

Posted by on January 2, 2016

At St. Mary’s Mount Hope, London on Wednesday December30,2015. Lois Constance Abel formerly of Shedden in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of the late Fred Abel [2004] and Leonard Eggett [1970]. Predeceased by her parents Bert and Ella [Clause] Clay, and her 6 sisters and 3 brothers. Survived by her nieces and nephews. A service will be held at a later date. Arn Funeral Home 193 Shackleton St. Dutton 519-762-2416 entrusted with arrangements.

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EVANS: Norman a resident of Thamesville

Posted by on January 1, 2016

Norman EvansEVANS: Norman E. a resident of Thamesville and formerly of Dresden passed away with his family by his side at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Chatham on Thursday, December 31, 2015 at the age of 86. Born in Harwich Twp., son of the late William and Agnes (Walkinghood) Evans. Beloved husband of Edith (Oliver) Evans. Loving father of Terry Evans (Cathy) of Toronto, Janet Rumble (Mike) of Thamesville, Deb Francoeur (Ed) of Dresden and Barb Evans (Mark) of Chatham. Sadly missed by grandchildren Jason, Connie, Kris, Tony, Candice, Felicia and Clarissa and great grandchildren Tabitha, Tanisha, Brody, Madison, Carter and Xavier. Dear brother and brother-in-law of George Evans (Ethel) and Judy Evans. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers and sisters-in-law Earl Evans (Betty), Roy Evans, Wayne Evans (Edith) and Jack Evans. The family will receive family and friends at the John C. Badder Funeral Home, 72 Victoria St., Thamesville on Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held from the funeral home on Thursday, January 7, 2015 at 1 p.m. with Rev. Andrew Bauer officiating. Interment in Blackburn Cemetery, Dresden. If desired, donations may be made by cheque to the Royal Canadian Legion Br. 367, Thamesville. Online condolences may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com

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SMITH: Donald a resident of Bothwell

Posted by on January 1, 2016

Donald SmithSmith: Donald G., a resident of Bothwell, passed away peacefully at Four Counties Health Services, Newbury, surrounded by his family on Thursday, December 31, 2015 at the age of 67. Born in St. Thomas, son of the late Cecil and Martha (Young) Smith. Beloved husband of Katherine (Bradt) Smith. Loving father and grandfather of Christina Bowbeer( Kelsey, Alexandra, and Reis) of Ayr, Kari and Ricky Zamperin (Chloe, Avry) of Hamilton, Donna and Andrew Thomas (Jacob and Alice) of Burlington. Dear brother of Shirley King (Jonathan) of Brighton, Warren Smith (Carol) of Trenton. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. The Smith family will receive friends at the Lifebridge Family Church, 2 Lemeul St., Thamesville on Wednesday January 6, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 1:00 p.m. Cremation will take place. If desired, donations to the Lifebridge Family Church, (2 Lemeul St., Thamesville N0P2K0) would be appreciated by the family. A special thank-you to all the doctors, nurses and caregivers at Four Counties Health Services, Newbury for the loving care they showed Don. Arrangements entrusted to the John C. Badder Funeral Home, Thamesville.

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TOBIAS: Marilyn a resident of Moraviantown

Posted by on January 1, 2016

Marilyn TobiasTobias, Marilyn (Noah) – of Moraviantown (Delaware Nation) passed away peacefully, with family at her side, at the Four Counties Health Services, Newbury on Wednesday, December 30, 2015. Marilyn retired after 30 years from Delaware Nation Council. She was proud of her profession and wanted to make a difference in people’s lives. Community programs and services addressed diabetes, cancer, grief recovery, residential school syndrome, traditional health practices and ceremonies. She celebrated her graduation ceremonies from Georgian College and Mohawk College. Marilyn used a lot of good natured humour to teach about kindness and generosity. Before retiring she was a recipient of the National Community Health Representative award that was presented to her by North of 60 actress, Tina Keeper. Marilyn enjoyed her vacations and travelling with her family and friends to Dominican Republic, Mexico, Florida, Nevada, Newfoundland, Ohio, Nova Scotia and Maine. The Tobias family will receive friends at the John C. Badder Funeral Home 72 Victoria St., Thamesville on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A celebration of her life will be at from the funeral home on Monday, January 4, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. followed with private traditional ceremonies. Online condolences may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com.

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SPANIC, Anastasia “Tasa” “Anna” (nee Theodoropoulos)

Posted by on January 1, 2016

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Peacefully, at her daughters home, with loving family by her side at the age of 79. Loving wife to Obrad. Dearest mother to Gus & wife Cathy Spanic of Amherstburg and Helen & husband Sean Nelligan of Windsor. Proud Baba to Stephania, Anthony and Aleksander Spanic. Dear sister to Vasil (Tessie) Theodoropoulos of Windsor, Velika (Jim) Kasmetis of Greece, the late Rozina (Daniel) Tanas of Michigan and the late Paul (survived by spouse Maria) Theodoropoulos of Australia. Predeceased by loving parents Stavros and Angelina Theodoropoulos of Australia. Tasa will be remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends around the world. Special thank you to St. Elizabeth’s, especially Sylvia and Tracey for their care and compassion. If you so desire, donations to the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Monday from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Prayers at 7:30 p.m. On Tuesday, relatives and friends are invited to join the family from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m. at St. Nicholas Macedonian Orthodox Church (5225 Howard Ave.). Entombment to follow at Windsor Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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PHILLIPS: James ‘Jim’ William Roy, of Strathroy

Posted by on January 1, 2016

Phillips, Jim editIn loving memory of James (Jim) William Roy Phillips, who passed away suddenly at ‘Seasons Strathroy’ on Wednesday, December 30, 2015, at the age of 78.  Predeceased by his beloved wife of 42 years, Nancy Ann Phillips (née Cloutier), in March of 2005.  Survived by his loving family:  son Michael James Roy Phillips, of Calgary; daughter Kelly Marie Stiger and her husband Matthew, of San Antonio, Texas; daughter-in-law Susan Phillips, of Toronto; and by grandchildren Matthew, Sloane and Kathleen, Ethan and Liam, who continually brought him great joy!  Also survived by son Greagory Edward Phillips; brother David (Bud) Phillips and his wife Diane, of Huntsville; and sister Helen Bacon and her husband Merl, of Barrie.  Jim was a pillar of whichever community he called home and volunteered time and resources, or whatever was necessary, for every cause or event he and his wife, Nancy, were drawn to.  A memorial service will be conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Monday, January 4, 2016 at 11:00 a.m.  In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Jim are asked to consider the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario.

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VOLLICK (née Thomson): Ruth Evelyn, of London

Posted by on January 1, 2016

Vollick editPeacefully at home on Thursday, December 31st, 2015, Ruth Evelyn (Thomson) Vollick, of London, at the age of 83.  Beloved wife of the late Lawrence Vollick.  Loving mother of Cynthia (Wayne) Crosbie, Wayne (Rita) and Paul (Lucy).  Also loved by her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Dear sister and sister-in-law of Alex, Gray, Pat and Barbara.  Predeceased by siblings and their spouses Helen and Albert, Myrne and Matt, Archie and Shirley, Gladys, and Ron.  Visitation will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Sunday from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.  The funeral will be conducted at METROPOLITAN UNITED CHURCH, 468 Wellington Street, London on Monday, January 4th, 2016 at 1:00 p.m., with visitation one hour prior to the service.  Interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery.  Those wishing to make a donation in Ruth’s memory are asked to consider The Lung Association or Metropolitan United Church’s Memorial fund.

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PIERSON: William “Bill”of London

Posted by on January 1, 2016

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Surrounded by his family, peacefully at Victoria Hospital, London, on December 31, 2015 at the age of 93. Beloved husband of the late Betty (McCormick) Pierson. Dear father of Barry Pierson and his wife Claire of Denfield. Also loved by his grandchildren Susan Pierson (John), Will Pierson (Heather), Kathy Pierson (Steve) and great-granddaughter Shyah. Predeceased by his brothers Gordon Pierson of Sarnia, Herbert Pierson of Chatham and his sister Marion Lupson of London. Missed by many nieces and nephews. Bill was an active member of the London Central Lions Club, a former member of Empress United Church and a current member of the Colborne United Church. Bill will be fondly remembered by the Standardbred horse racing community as an owner and trainer for many years. He was a proud Veteran whom resided at Parkwood in London. Friends will be received by the family 9:30-10:30 am on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. A London Central Lions Club Service will be held in the chapel at 10:30am preceding the funeral service officiated by Reverend Macpherson. Interment in Kincardine Cemetery, Kincardine ON. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 442 Adelaide Street North, London, ON., N6B 2V3 or Heart and Stroke Foundation, 180-633 Colborne Street, London, ON., N6B 2V3. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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KLASSEN, David Jacob of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on December 31, 2015

Klassen, David Dec 31Peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital on Thursday December 31st, 2015 in his 88th year. Beloved husband of Bernice Klassen (nee King). Loving father of Bev McGarroch (Craig), Donna Klassen, Marilyn Hoop ( Michael) and Donald Klassen (Sandra). Dear grandfather of 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Brother of Cornelius, Peter, Victor, Hilda and the late Henry. Friends are invited to call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St., E., Cobourg on Monday January 4th from 1-3 pm., followed by a funeral service at 3 pm. Interment in Cobourg Union Cemetery. If desired donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com

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MACDONALD, Marven G. of London

Posted by on December 31, 2015

MacDonald Marven-Canada ObitsMACDONALD, Marven – At Victoria Hospital, on Wednesday, December 30th, 2015, surrounded by his family, Mr. Marven G. MacDonald of London in his 80th year. Loving husband of 57 years to Helen (Lake) MacDonald.  Cherished Dad of Ron (Susann) and Lloyd MacDonald all of London.  Dear brother of Floyd (Joyce) MacDonald of Canning, Nova Scotia.  Proud Pappy of Drew and Kailie, Annalise and Steven.  Visitation will be held on Sunday from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, where the funeral service will be conducted on Monday, January 4th, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Frank Mantz officiating.  Cremation and interment of ashes at Dorchester Union Cemetery at a later date. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Marv are asked to consider the London Regional Cancer Program.  For information and online condolences, please visit www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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Ehman, Lorna Caroline of Sarnia

Posted by on December 31, 2015

Ehman-WebEHMAN, LORNA – On December 30, 2015, Lorna Caroline Ehman, (nee Morris), age 90 of Petrolia passed away peacefully at Fiddick’s Nursing Home. She was predeceased by her husband Saul Ehman (1989), parents Red (Lorne) Morris and Addie (Edith, nee Collins), sister, Eleanor Jackson, 2015, and brother-in-law Dave Jackson, 2015. She was the mother of David (Gina) Ehman of Ottawa, Kathy Ehman and Nancy Ehman of Petrolia, grandmother of Sam Warning (Erin), Russ Warning (Laura), Lindsey Ehman-Mullins (James) and Rob Ehman, and great-grandmother of Molly and Daylen, Gavin and Max. Lorna will be greatly missed by her brother and sisters by marriage, Bill and Ardis Ehman and Marjorie Ehman (George, 2001) and by nieces, nephews, their spouses and children. Lorna valued and nurtured genuine bonds with friends, coworkers, neighbours, especially with the staff and residents of St. Francis House, Petrolia, where her daughter Nancy became one of the facility’s first residents, in 1990. Her random acts of kindness touched many lives. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia) on Thursday, January 7th, 2016 at 1:00 pm. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Thursday from 12:00 noon until the service time. Sympathy expressed through donations to   St. Francis Advocates (www.mysfa.org/donate) or charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.

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Nohra, Mary (nee Jabbour) of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on December 31, 2015

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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Mary, on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 of 79 years of age. Beloved wife of Tom for 55 years. Devoted mother of Shirley Taouil (Milad), Emig Nohra (Michelle), Giselle Banner, Louise Boomer, the late Mary Ann Whittle (2014), Joe Nohra (Joyce). Cherished Situ of Christina (Rob), Michael (Jeanette), Matthew, Bradley, Erica, Adrianna, Thomas, Vanessa, Cassandra, Ashley, Adam, Aidan, Ethan, and Tristan; and big Situ of Brandon and Alyssa. Mary was a dear sister, sister-in-law and aunt to many within the Jabbour and Nohra families. The family would like to thank the hospitals and health care workers and all those who provided compassionate care to Mary during her time of need. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Friday, January 1, 2016 from 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection will be held Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph’s Church, 310 Sherk Street, Leamington. Fr. Chris Pietraszko officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Family & Friends may share their memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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Tiessen, Caron of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on December 31, 2015

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73 years, passed away peacefully on Wednesday January 30, 2015. Beloved wife of the late John (2010). Dear mother of Cheryl Penner (Ed), Steven Tiessen (Bea), Edward Tiessen (Christy). Loving grandmother of Vicki, Patrick, Rebecca, Thomas, Cole, Sara, Luke, Monica, Megan and Ashley. Dear sister of Gloria Chopchick, Jackie Donais (Moe), Barry Colenutt (Donna). Special aunt to Kelly Hall. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Sunday 2-4 p.m. and 7-8:30 p.m. Funeral Service from the funeral home on Monday January 4, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. Pastor Karen Sheil officiating. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Leamington Hospital Foundation (Hospice). Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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HOWARD: Anette (Trowbridge)

Posted by on December 31, 2015

Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family at St. Joseph’s Hospice on Wednesday, December 30, 2015, Anette (nee Trowbridge) Sullivan Howard passed away at the age of 79. Predeceased by the father of her children, Edgar Sullivan. Predeceased by her husband, the late Hank Howard. Cherished mother of Penny (Mark) Cornellier and Darren (Tammy) Sullivan. Treasured grandmother of Danielle (Jake) Pretty, Chantel Cornellier (Wes), Kyle Sullivan (Mel), Colin Sullivan, and Connor Sullivan and great grandmother of Brandon, Jackson, Alexis and Carson. Dear sister of Carol Leonard, Elaine Pettit, and Jerry Trowbridge (the late Karen). Predeceased by her brother Grant Trowbridge. Survived by sister-in-law Theresa. Sadly missed by her dog Miley. Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews. At Anette’s request, cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice.

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SPEARMAN: Bernice Loraine (Hyatt)

Posted by on December 31, 2015

Peacefully on Monday, December 28, 2015, at Eden House Nursing Home, Rockwood, Ontario, in her 100th year, beloved wife for 59 years of the late Mason (Mac) Spearman (2000). Survived by her sister Lois Kettle and brother, Tom Hyatt; predeceased by brothers Bob, Keith, John, Elwood (Shorty), Alfie, and sister Marion Routley. Loved and missed by her daughters Ann (Bob) Smyth, Nancy (Ken) McNab, grandmother to Ian (Anwen) Smyth, Cheryl (Dexter) Hodder and great grandmother to Sion and Gwen Smyth. Special GG to Michael and Nicholas and their parents Kendra and Jason LeDrew. Aunt “Bid” will also be missed by her numerous nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 5, 2016, at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, with family and friends being received one hour prior to the service. Interment to follow in Arkona Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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SAUL: Ruth Pauline

Posted by on December 31, 2015

Peacefully on Tuesday, December 29, 2015, at North Lambton Lodge, Ruth Pauline (Somes) Saul passed away at the age of 77. Born June 15, 1938 to Robert and Edna Somes. Loving wife of Stewart for almost 48 years when he passed on October 11, 2005. Proud mother of Richard and his wife Bobbi, Jim and his wife Lisa and Janet and her husband Brandon. Pauline was a wonderful Grandma to Kristy, Kenny, Jacky, Kelly, Erika, Tara, Cassie and Aidan and 4 great grandchildren. Pauline will be missed by her brothers Jack (Joan) Somes, Wayne Somes and brother-in-law Don Oleniuk. Predeceased by her parents and siblings Enid, Hazel, Margaret, Eva, Gary and Norma. Pauline loved her large family and will be missed by her many nieces and nephews. Pauline grew up on a dairy farm in Blackwell and remained close by in Aberarder and Camlachie to raise her family. She loved to spend time with her many friends at Nettles Island and McKenzie Lake and will be greatly missed in those communities. Pauline worked as a secretary at various schools within Lambton County School Board and later at Dow Chemical. She was an active member of the Camlachie Presbyterian Church, Women’s Institute and a 4-H Leader. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received on Friday, January 1, 2016, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 2, 2016, at Smith Funeral Home, followed by a luncheon at Smith Family Centre. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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BROOKS: Pamela Joyce

Posted by on December 31, 2015

With deeply saddened hearts we announce the peaceful passing of Pamela Joyce Brooks on Tuesday, December 29, 2015, at Bluewater Health, at the age of 86. Beloved wife of Bill Brooks for 64 years. Loving mother of Wm. Frederick Brooks (Jennifer Neustaedter). Cherished grandmother of Stephanie (Matthew) Hart, Sean (Andrea) Brooks, Scott Brooks (Jessica Culligan), and Shannon Brooks (Kyle McDonald) and great grandmother of seven. Dear sister of Fred Pulham (the late Marnie), Clarence (Ann) Pulham, and Veronica (Don) Stark. Fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Sunday, January 3, 2016, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A celebration of Pamela’s life will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Monday, January 4, 2016, at 1:00 p.m. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Alzheimer Society or the charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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TAYLOR: Fredrick Harold

Posted by on December 31, 2015

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Fredrick Harold Taylor at Charlotte Eleanor Englehart Hospital of Bluewater Health in Petrolia, Ontario, on December 29, 2015, at 81 years of age. Survived by his beloved wife Doreen and four daughters Christine Reaburn (David) of Shelburne, Ontario, Wendi Jamison (late Ross) of Fort Myers, Florida, Beverley Lawrence (Terry) of Bright’s Grove, Ontario and Kerri Gladwin (John) of Edmonton, Alberta.  Survived by brothers Howard (Pam), Harold (Jeannette) and Richard (Sandy) and sister-in-law Dorothy (late Kenneth) and their children Susan and Michael. Fred was truly blessed with 11 grandchildren, Jason, Meaghan, Kevin, Jenna, Daniel, Kevin, Paula, Adam, Jaime, Ashley and Bradley, plus he was “GG Pa” to six great grandchildren, Alexys, Tyler, Taryn, Caden, MacKenzie, Stevie and a new arrival expected in April. Predeceased by his parents Fredrick and Monda Taylor, sisters Lorraine and Kathleen and brother Philip.  Also predeceased by Doreen’s parents Evan and Beatrice Walters whom he dearly loved.  Fred leaves many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends to mourn his passing. He proudly served with the Toronto Scottish Reserve Regiment from 1951 to 1953. Cremation has taken place. Please join the family at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Saturday, January 2, 2016 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. for a celebration of Fred’s life.  Words of tribute will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Parkinson Society or Bluewater Health Foundation for the Petrolia hospital staff’s excellent care, or to a charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please).

“To be remembered is to never be forgotten.”

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Kieffer, G. Joseph “Joe” , formerly of R. R. #2 Teeswater

Posted by on December 30, 2015

Kieffer, JoeGerald Joseph “Joe” Kieffer, formerly of R. R. #2 Teeswater, passed away peacefully with family by his side at Brucelea Haven, Walkerton on Tuesday, December 29th, 2015 at the age of 94.

Beloved husband of the late Teresa Kieffer (O’Connnor) who predeceased him in August 2008.

Loving father of Mary Teresa Reid of London, Anne Kieffer (Bill Major) of Meaford, Bernadette Scott (Jim) of Ripley, Jacinta Wingrove (Grant) of Brampton, Rose Weber (Warren) of Teeswater, Kate Kieffer of Point Clark, Paula Fischer (Greg) of Teeswater and Jackie Kieffer of Lucknow.

Cherished grandfather of Joe (Erin), Kathleen, Sara, D’arcy (Jaclyn) and Kelsey Scott, Justin (Amy) and Jenna Weber, Olivia, Tom and Mackenzie Fischer and great-grandfather of Ewan and Duncan Scott.

Fondly remembered by sisters-in-law Mary Corrigan of Whitby, Berdella Kieffer of Belmore and Virginia Kieffer of Teeswater and several nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents, George and Mary (Cronin) Kieffer, sisters Mary Roth (Clarence), Kathleen Kieffer, Blanche Purcell (Tom), and brothers William Kieffer, Oscar Kieffer (Anna Marie), George Kieffer and Michael Kieffer and brothers-in-law Joseph O’Connor (Irene) and Joseph Corrigan.

Visitation will be held at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Friday from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Teeswater on Saturday, January 2nd, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. with Father Stephen Lacroix as celebrant.

Spring interment Sacred Heart Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Community Living Wingham & District or Sacred Heart Church Building Fund would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Portrait and memorial online at www.tiffinfuneralhome.ca.

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COOPER, Valerie Grace of Brockville

Posted by on December 30, 2015

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Entered into rest at her home in Brockville on Tuesday December 29th, 2015, The former Valerie Foley aged 62 years. Beloved wife of Brian Cooper. Loving mother of Jean Cooper (Glen Moulton), Brenda Martin (Chris) and Brian Cooper (Penny).  Cherished grandmother of Brittany Cooper, Alexandria Moulton, Ashleigh and Caitlin Cooper, Zoe Martin, Tyler, Hailie, Mylah and the late Gage Cooper; and great grandmother of Carter Hood.  Dear sister of Shirley McIntyre, Robert and Joseph Foley, Susan Greer, Lucy and Arnold Foley and the late Garry, Jamie and Bernard Foley. Also survived by other siblings Ronnie, Ricki and Chris Smith and Harry Foley. Also predeceased by parents Bernard and Violet (Wilson) Foley.

Family will receive friends at the Barclay Funeral Home, 137 Pearl St. E., Brockville on Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday January 2nd, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Oakland Cemetery. In memory of Valerie donations to the Arthritis Society or to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Messages of condolences may be made online at www.barclayfuneralhome.com.

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COOKE, Richard James of Brockville, ON

Posted by on December 30, 2015

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Entered into rest at the Brockville General Hospital Garden Street Site on Saturday December 26th, 2015, Richard Cooke aged 65 years. Beloved son of Irene (Reynolds) and the late Clarence Cooke. Dear brother of Rod (Mary) and Roger (Georgina) Cooke and Linda Woodfine. He will also be missed by many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends at the Barclay Funeral Home 137 Pearl Street East, Brockville on Wednesday December 30th, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of Funeral Service which will be held in the Chapel at 1:00 p.m.  Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Maitland. In memory of Richard, donations to the Leeds Grenville Ontario SPCA or the Brockville District Hospital Foundation Palliative Care would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Messages of condolence may be made online at www.barclayfuneralhome.com.

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WHITE, Joan Frances of Brockville and formerly of Ottawa

Posted by on December 30, 2015

Joan WhiteJoan Frances White

October 14, 1922 ~ December 26, 2015

Entered into rest at the Brockville General Hospital on Saturday December 26th, 2015, Joan White in her 94th year. Eldest daughter of Evelyn Roy White and Lionel White, sister of Doris White Stewart and the late Verna White Poole. Joan is survived by nieces Laurie Stewart, Heather Rathwell, Brenda Poole and Karen Collett and nephews Bruce Stewart, Gordon Stewart and the late Craig Poole. As well, she is survived by seven grand nieces, five grand nephews, four great grand nieces and one great grand nephew.

Family and friends may call at the Barclay Funeral Home 137 Pearl Street East, Brockville on Tuesday December 29th, 2015 from 10 a.m. until the time of Funeral Service which will be chapel at 11 a.m.  Interment will follow at Oakland Cemetery. In memory of Joan, donations to charity of your choice would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Messages of condolence may be made online at www.barclayfuneralhome.com.

For more information about this obituary visit http://www.barclayfuneralhome.com.