PUSTAY, Helen of Glencoe

Posted by on April 29, 2015

Pustay HelenIt is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a dear mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Helen Mary Pustay of Glencoe, died peacefully on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at Four Counties Health Services. She was in her 83rd year. She is the beloved wife of Steve, and loving mother of Ann and Bill Edwards of Glencoe, Ed and Julie Pustay of Mt. Brydges and Cindy and Fred Staels of Newbury. She was a very proud grandmother to Ryan and Jen Edwards of Toronto, Kelly and Richard Galbraith of Appin, Brendan Edwards of London, Sarah (Jared) and Haley Pustay of Mt. Brydges, Nathan (Brittany), Justin (Megan) and Jordan (Sandee) Staels of Newbury. She is a special Great-grandmother to Charlotte and Sophie Edwards and Ryerson and Kennedy Galbraith. Helen is predeceased by her 2 brothers and a sister in Slovakia. She is also survived by her brother-in law, Peter Pustay and his wife Joyce of Kanata, and her sister-in law Mary Janicek of Oil Springs. Steve and Helen lived in the farming community of Model Centre for 54 years. Even after moving into town, they always felt part of the community they left behind. Steve and Helen celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary in February. Helen enjoyed playing cards with her friends at Millstone Manor and the Horizons Senior Centre. She always looked forward to family get-togethers so that she could serve her famous cabbage rolls and pastries. Visitation will be held at Van Heck Funeral Home, 172 Symes Street, Glencoe Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at St. Charles Garnier Church, 244 Stella St. Glencoe on Friday May 1st at 11am. Rev. D. Matthew Bedard officiating. Interment at North American Martyrs Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Charles Building Fund or Four Counties Health Services Foundation. www.vanheckfuneralhome.ca

 

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KUNEJEW, Stepanida “Stephanie”

KUNEJEW, Stepanida “Stephanie” – Peacefully on April 28, 2015 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital, at the age of 94 years.  Loving wife of the late Peter.  Beloved mother of Lydia Polstra (Archie) and Alex (Joanne).  Cherished grandmother of Kyle and Nikki Kunejew.  Stephanie will be dearly missed by her nephew Musalym “Misha” Mingazutdinov.  Family will receive friends at the MORSE & SON FUNERAL HOME, 5917 Main Street, on Thursday April 30th from 7-9 p.m.  Funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Friday morning at 10:00a.m.  A private interment will be held at a later time.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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TERRYBERRY, Marilyn Elizabeth (nee Walton)

Terryberry, Marilyn blvigAfter a short illness, Marilyn passed peacefully at Roy T. Adams Centre, St. Catharines, on Monday, April 27, 2015, at the age of 80.  She leaves behind her husband Sonny, son Scott, daughter Tracy Ellerbeck (Rick), grandchildren; Diane, Andrew and Nicole.  Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.  We will all miss her good humor and contagious laugh.

A service to honor Marilyn’s life will be held at Morse & Son Funeral Home, 5917 Main St. on Monday, May 4, 2015 at 2 p.m.  Inurnment to follow in Fairview Mausoleum.  Those who wish may make a memorial donation to either the Alzheimer’s Society or to Heart & Stroke Foundation.

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KOESLAG: Henk, of RR#4 Durham

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Passed away at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Durham on Monday, April 27th, 2015. Hendrik “Henk” Koeslag, of RR#4 Durham, in his 89th year. Beloved husband of Jean (nee MacArthur). Dear father of Catherine and her husband Klaus Buick, Douglas Koeslag, Dorothy Koeslag, Bertha Benninger and Bonnie and her husband Ben Cameron. Fondly remembered by his grandchildren: Ryan Buick, Laurie Buick, Scott Koeslag, Chris Koeslag, Cara Benninger, Kaitlyn Benninger, Aaron Benninger, Heather Eccles, Thomas Cameron, Christine Clark and 11 great-grandchildren. Survived by his brother Herman Koeslag and his wife Joanne, Gerda and her husband Fred Grierson, Rickie Grierson, Marie and her husband Klaas Inthof and Mineke and her husband Bill Spencer. Predeceased by his son-in-law Francis Benninger, his grandson Ian Cameron, 5 brothers and 2 sisters. Friends may call at the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham on Friday, May 1st from 6 – 9 p.m. A celebration of Henk’s life will be held at the Funeral Home on Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Saugeen Valley Conservation Foundation, Sisters of Life or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.  www.mccullochwatsonfuneralhome.ca

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Provonost, Marcel

Posted by on April 28, 2015

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Rejoice in a life well lived. Marcel passed peacefully after a brief illness on Sunday, April 26th 2015 at 84 years of age. Born on June 15, 1930 in Lac la Tortue, Quebec. Loving Son of the late Leopold and Juliette (Beaudoin). Marcel is survived by his wife Eva of 21 years, predeceased by his first wife Cindy (1993). Cherished father of Michel (Marie), Brigitte, Leo (Tina). Adored Grandfather of Tannis, Melissa & Ryan. Dearest Brother to Roger deceased (Denise), Gaston(Jeanine), Rene (Jeannine), Claude, Jacques (Louise), Benoit ( Denise), Monique, (Mike, deceased), Nicole (Michel ), Andre (Gisèle), Jean (Diane) and Liliane. Dear Brother-in- law to Dr. Clarence Campbell (Dot), Dr. Roy Campbell (Maida) and many other family members. Marcel’s family kept him grounded throughout is life. Hockey was Marcel’s passion, from a boy who played the game on frozen ponds to the man who played on the biggest stage in hockey, Marcel was always involved in the sport, as a player, a scout, a coach.  A decorated player with 8 Stanley Cups to his name (5 as a player with Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs and 3 in management with the New Jersey Devils). Early in his career he played for the Windsor Spitfires and Windsor remained his home.  He is an Honouree with the Hockey Hall of Fame (1978) and a member of the Windsor, Omaha, Michigan, Shawinigan and St. Mauricie Sports Hall of Fame.  Special thanks to Dr. Frank DeMarco for his long time care and friendship and thanks to the Medical staff at Windsor Regional Hospital Ouellette Campus and Complex Care on Prince St. Special thanks to Fr. Parent and to the many friends and family that have supported Marcel throughout his life If you so desire, memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Thursday 2-5 & 7-9pm. Prayers Thursday 4:30pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Friday, family and friends are invited to meet at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church (4401 Mount Royal Drive, Windsor, Ontario) after 9:30am until time of Funeral Mass at 10:30am. Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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STEWART, The Hon. Christine Susan of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on April 28, 2015

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Peacefully in Cobourg on Saturday, April 25th, 2015, Christine Stewart (nee Leishman) at 74 years of age. Beloved wife of the late David G. I. Stewart, Q.C. Cherished mother of Douglas Stewart (Yolande Bélanger), John Stewart (Camille), and Catherine Stewart (Patrick Wittmann). Loving grandmother of Goldwin, Meredith, Maxwell, David, Juliette, Thomas, Alexander, Jack, and Samuel. Dear sister of Rory Leishman (Caroline), Peter Leishman (Sandra), and Colin Leishman. There will be a private family service at MacCoubrey Funeral Home in Cobourg followed by a celebration of her life for family and friends at Westben Arts Festival Theatre (6698 County Road 30 North, Campbellford – www.Westben.ca) on Saturday, May 23rd, from 1 to 4 pm. In lieu of flowers, the Stewart family would welcome a donation to Horizons of Friendship or the Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation in memory of Christine. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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ADAMS, Renee Leigh of Consecon, Ontario

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Adams Renee Apr 23Renee (Leigh) Adams of Consecon, Ontario born February 06, 1946, daughter of Walter and Anne Adams and beloved spouse of John Siemens passed away peacefully on April 23, 2015. Mother to Lorelei Goody (deceased 2009) of Cobourg and Angela Sawula of Toronto and Nannie to five grand children? Collin, Kate, and Gillian (Lorelei’s children) and Vanessa and Nicky (Angela’s children). She is survived by her brother John MacKenzie in Naniamo, B.C. Renee’s extended family, Karen, Kelly and her late husband Doug, Jason and Christie, and Justin and Kimmy brought great delight to her, particularly their offspring, Derek and Carter? and her great granddaughter Morgan (Derek’s daughter). Her other extended family is Jim and Kelly Goody (nee Usher) and her children Brad and Bailey. Kelly became very near and dear to Renee’s heart and she wanted to bestow a special recognition to Kelly for her genuine support and concern.
Renee very much enjoyed her relationship with a host of reunited friends from her childhood in Salford UK, now splattered all over the globe, who generated regular contact (facebook) within their circle. Renee was most appreciative of her support group in Cobourg and their continuing friendship which emanated from the passing of her daughter Lorelei. Special thanks to Ella, Norma, Trish, and Paul.
Foremost and very much loved for their genuine support over Renee’s entire life were Lynda Oliver of Cobourg, Lynda Elliot of Oshawa and Carol Molenar of Cobourg. She was also thankful for the friendship and support from all the good friends and neighbours on Edward Drive. She was genuinely appreciative of the kindness and encouragement from Nancy Crawford and all the friends in the Consecon area. At Renee’s request cremation took place and her ashes will be scattered in accordance with her wishes. A Celebration of life will take place on Saturday, June 6th, 2015 from 1-4pm at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St., E, Cobourg.
Renee was an avid animal lover and in lieu of flowers it would be appreciated that donations be made to the Loyalist Humane Society in Prince Edward County at www.loyalisthumanesociety.com. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com

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SCOTT, Dorothy Paulette of London

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SCOTT, Dorothy Paulette – Peacefully at her residence on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 in her 69th year. Beloved wife of Robert “Bob” Scott. Loving mother of Jeff and Ray Scott and cherished grandmother of Carlie and Josh. Dear sister of Roland (Sheila) Thorne. Sadly missed by her niece Teresa Madore (Mike) and by her in-laws and friends. Predeceased by her parents Lorne and Pat Thorne and by her sister Jennette DeBoer. The funeral service will be conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, on Friday, May 1, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. with visitation from 12:30 p.m. until service time. Interment, Woodland Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Paulette are asked to consider the London Regional Cancer Program. For information and online condolences, please visit www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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SEVCIK: Mary Louise a resident of Dresden

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MARY SEVCIKSevcik: Mary Louise (Deswaef) , a resident of Dresden, passed away peacefully at Park St. Place, Dresden on Monday, April 27, 2015 at the age of 83. Born in Chicago, U.S.A., daughter of the late Leopold and Emile (Demeester) Deswaef. Mary was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Dresden and the C.W.L. For many years she farmed with her husband at R.R.#6 Dresden until his passing 1991. She always enjoyed travelling and attending prayer meetings. Beloved wife of the late Meroll Sevcik (1991). Loving mother of Darlene and Joe Carpenter of Guelph, and Gerald “Jerry” Sevcik of Dresden. Loving grandma to Scott and Sheena and Eric and Lesley. Dear sister and sister-in-law to Jeanette Pake, Jackie Smith, John and Elaine Deswaef, and Jennie Kopal. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her brother Neville Deswaef, brothers-in-law Sam Pake, John Kucera, Paul Kopal and sisters-in-law Marilyn Deswaef and Mary Kucera. The Sevcik family will receive friends at the Badder Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 679 North St., Dresden on Sunday from 2- 4pm and 7-9pm. Prayers will be held at 3:45pm immediately followed by C.W.L. Prayers. The funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church, Dresden on Monday, May 4, 2015 at 11AM with Fr. Ray Lawhead as Celebrant. Interment Dresden Cemetery. A Special thank-you to all the staff, volunteers, and residents for their exceptional care and kindness while mom was at Park St. Place. If desired donations may be made at the funeral home ( by cheque ) to Park St. Place,Dresden or Meals on Wheels would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com

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WIPER, Elva (Latimer) of Leamington

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Wiper Elva Paper76 years, passed away on Monday, April 27, 2015 at Woodingford Lodge, Woodstock. Beloved wife of Ray Wiper. Dear mother of Tim and Elaine, Jason and Gina, and the late Rod Wiper (2010). Loving grandmother of Hughstan and Rachel. Dear sister of Marilyn Boscariol (Aldo). Predeceased by brothers, Don Latimer, Darrell Latimer, Wilber Latimer and sisters, Marjorie Latimer and Freda Ferris. Elva will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Elva was a member of Mersea United Church and UCW. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Wednesday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Elva’s life at the Funeral Home on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 1:30p.m. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Alzheimer’s Society. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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CELLI, Rosario

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Passed away on April 27th at GNGH at the age of 84. Beloved husband to Margherita for 60 years. Dearly loved father to Mary & Joe Colosimo, Rose & Frank Rotella, Antoniette & Dana LaRock, Guy & Colleen Celli, Tony Celli (Kelly Quinn), Rita Roberts, and Lina & Jack Muraca. Loving Nonno to Michael & Leigh Colosimo, Christopher Colosimo, Lisa Rotella (Mike Boyd), Joey Rotella, Cristina Rotella, Angela & Mike Moriarty, Derek LaRock (Katie Murphy), Samantha Celli (Matthew Nero), Nicholas Celli, David Roberts, Victoria Roberts, Jack Muraca, and Natalia Muraca. Bisnonno to Vincent & Riley Moriarty.  Rosario immigrated to Canada from Accaria, Catanzaro in 1957 with his wife and their first daughter for a better life. He loved taking care of his garden and making his home made wine.  Most of all he treasured family get togethers. His last big family gathering was for his grandson’s wedding, where he was beaming with joy.

Family will receive friends at MORSE & SON FUNERAL HOME, 5917 Main St., on Wednesday April 29th from 2-4 pm & 7-9 pm. Funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Ann Church on Thursday April 30th at 11:00 am. Rite of Committal with entombment will follow at Fairview Mausoleum. Donations in Rosario’s honour can be made to Heart Niagara.

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BENNINGER, Francis G., of Hanover

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BENNIGERweb5Francis G. Benninger, of Hanover, passed away quietly at his home on Monday, April 27, 2015.  He was in his 95th year.

Born in Walkerton on March 18, 1921 to the late George and Sophia (nee Fischer) Benninger. He was a long time employee of Knechtel’s Furniture before they closed and went to work for Heinz Haug for many years. Francis was a proud WWII Veteran, member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #130 Hanover and the I.W.A. He resided in Hanover his whole life, leaving only during the second World War. He met his beloved wife Kathleen (nee Field) when he was stationed in Dundrun, Saskatchewan and they were married in 1952.

Survived by daughter Dianne Benninger of Hanover. Loved grandfather of Jason Young (Vicki Maluske), Katy (James) Paylor, Matthew Nicholson, Kira, Nikita and Trinity Benninger. He will be fondly remembered by his many great grandchildren. Francis will also be remembered by his brother in law Pat Smith as well as several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his wife Kathleen (nee Field) Benninger, son James Benninger, two brothers Cornelius (Rose) Benninger and Sylvester (Lindy) Benninger and by three sisters Josephine (Wilbur) Eby, Anna (Norman) Hallman and Hilaria Smith.

Visitation will be held at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Members of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #130 are asked to attend a Memorial Service on Thursday evening at 6:45pm.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, May 01, 2015 at 10:00 am, at Holy Family Church. Father Gary Schlack officiating.

Interment in Holy Family Cemetery, Hanover.

Memorial donations to the Holy Family Building Fund, Alzheimer Society or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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MITCHELL: Bob (Mitch) formerly of Grand Bend

Posted by on April 28, 2015

MItchell, BobAt Craigwiel Gardens Nursing Home, Ailsa Craig on Saturday, April 25, 2015 formerly of Grand Bend in his 87th year. Loving partner of Dorothy Olizarevitch for 28 years. Dear father and father-in-law of Bob and Annie Mitchell of Guelph, Rick Davies of Arthur, Sue Norton and Peter Grainger both of London, David and Carrie Grainger of Grand Bend. Adored grandfather of Stephanie; Adam and Andrew; Robin; Patrick and Jordan. Predeceased by his daughter Patti and son Mike.

A graveside service will be held at Pinery Cemetery, 10060 Klondyke Road, Grand Bend on Wednesday, April 29th  at 2 PM with Rev. Father Andrew Wilson officiating.  Cremation.

For more information, please see www.haskettfh.com.  Haskett Funeral Home, Exeter entrusted with arrangements.

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MILLER; Jim, of Petrolia

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MillerJimgood11Peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Monday, April 27, 2015, JIM MILLER, of Petrolia, passed away at Bluewater Health, Sarnia at the age of 67. Beloved husband of Debbie (nee Mogk) for 38 years. Loving dad to Lindsay (Jeff) Mailloux and Jaime (Lou) Harse. Special and devoted Papa, and biggest fan of Noah, Gracie, Miller, Maxx, and Marli, who will miss him greatly. Survived by his sister Barb (John) Morrison, and their children, Travis Morrison, and Tara (Jay) DeBie, his father- and mother-in-law, Roger and Shirley Trottier, his sister-in-law Kathy Mogk, and her children, Ron (Janet) Mogk, Chris (Brenda) Mogk, and Cam Mogk (Clarissa), and many cousins, especially Bill (Pat) Davidson. Predeceased by his parents Frank and Dorothy Miller, and his brother-in-law Barry Mogk (2014). A funeral service for Jim will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 30th, 2015 at the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia. At Jim’s request, there will be no visitation. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the C.E.E. Hospital Foundation. Memories, pictures, and condolences may be shared online at www.needhamjay.com.

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CAZON: Fred of London

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Peacefully at Victoria Hospital, London on Saturday, April 25, 2015, Fred Cazon in his 73rd year. Beloved husband of Sharron Cazon for 42 years. Loving father of Etahndah Cazon and Awenita Cazon both of Edmonton. Cherished grandfather of Aiyana Cazon and Dixon Callingbull. Dear brother of Margaret Field and her husband Garry of Fort Providence, NWT, Larry Sabourin and his wife Marie of Rae-Enzo, NWT and Matthew Sabourin of Fort Providence, NWT. Survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brothers and sisters. Cremation has taken place, with interment in Fort Providence,  Northwest Territories.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, 785 Wonderland Road South, Suite 203, London, ON  N6K 1M6. 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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SMITH: Mary Alice Elizabeth of Belleville

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Smith, Mary Alice Elizabeth (nee Doyle) – peacefully at home on Sunday, April 26, 2015 in her 81st year. Daughter of the late Frank and Elizabeth Doyle. Beloved spouse of Robert Smith of Belleville. Loving mother of Darrell Warner (Alexandra) of Trenton, Kimberley Johnston, Dwayne Smith, Michael Smith (Pao) all of Belleville, Shawnda Smith (David) of Stirling and Laura Warner also Belleville. She is predeceased by her son Ernie Warner. Cherished Nanny of Eric, Rheannon, Jade, Tarynn, Griffin, Shawnda Lily and Heidi and great grandmother of Kaleb, Ethan and Alexis. Elizabeth is survived by her siblings Dolly Trainor, Beverley Lablanc, Linus Doyle all of Charlottetown, PEI and Janet Pickard of Moncton, NB. She is also predeceased by several siblings. She is fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews.

The family is planning a celebration of life. Time to be announced later in the spring.

Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel (613-968-2273).

The family would like to express their gratitude to Paramed and Community Care Partners especially Christine, Jennifer, Rebecca, Lynn and Sarah, as well as private care workers, Sue and Val for their great compassion and care.

If desired Memorial Donations to the Diabetes Association or the Brain Injury Foundation.

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Gardiner, Gwen of Wallaceburg, Ontario

Posted by on April 28, 2015

Ms. Gwen (Borton) Gardiner, a resident of Wallaceburg, passed away on Thursday, April 23, 2015 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Public General Campus, in Chatham, at the age of 60.
Gwen was born in London, Ontario and was a daughter of Donald and Susan (Acquafreddo) Borton. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Jay (Daniela Liska) Gardiner and Becca (Ryan) Davis. Sadly missed by her grandchildren Tomas, Isaac, April and Olive. Kind sister and sister-in-law of Janice (Larry) Edwards, Val Dickson, Christine (Mike Lengyell) Borton and Tom (Deb) Borton.
Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

At Gwen’s request, cremation has taken place.
Arrangements entrusted to the Eric F. Nicholls Funeral Home Ltd. 639 Elgin St., Wallaceburg. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Lung Association may be left at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be left at www.ericfnichollsfuneralhome.com.
As a living memorial, a tree will be planted in Nicholls Memorial Forest in memory of Gwen Gardiner.

                                       

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Nagy, Peter

Posted by on April 27, 2015

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Was born April 10, 1922 in Hungary and came to Canada in 1928. While working on the docks in Thunder Bay, he enlisted in the army during WWII and played a role in the liberation of Holland. He returned in 1946 to Canada and married Lois Edwards (1928-1995) the love of his life. He delivered mail from Walkerville Post Office for 33 years and was an avid golfer until age 87. Pete was a devoted father to Kathy (John) Cuthbert and Karen (Kevin) Tompkins. He is survived by four granddaughters, three great-granddaughters and one great-grandson as well as his three nephews and their families. Predeceased by his brother Alex (Alan) Nagy and sister-in-law Margaret (Peggy) Nagy. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Joubert Syndrome Foundation (www.jsrdf.org) or the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Thursday 3-5, 7-9 p.m. Windsor Veteran’s Memorial Service under the auspices of Windsor Veteran’s Memorial Service Committee Thursday 7:30 p.m. Visiting Friday from 12:00 p.m. until time of service at 1:00 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Interment at Windsor Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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GARANT, JoAnne, of Tilbury:

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GARANT, JoAnneGot her wings on April 26, 2015 at the age of 74.  She leaves behind her husband Richard, sons; Ron (Elmira), Rick (Michelle), and a shared daughter Julie (Neil).  She also has three precious grandchildren; Kris, Joey and Jessica.  Predeceased by parents William and Marguerite (nee Deziel) Dent, and brothers; Ronald, Donald, James, and Wayne.  Sister-in-law of Beatrice (late Eugene) Marentette, late Bruno (late Doreen) Garant, late Ed (late Bonnie) Garant, Maurice (Donna) Garant, late Rose (surviving husband Hector) Pillon, Ernest (Elaine) Garant, George (Linda) Garant, and Clifford (Joan) Garant.  Joanne was the proprietor of JoAnne’s Fashions in Tilbury for many years and in later years volunteered her time graciously.  She was a friend who will be missed by many.  As per JoAnne’s wishes cremation has taken place and a private burial will be held at a later date.  To remember her, Smile and help someone.  Donations to Canadian Cancer Society – Head and Neck appreciated.  Online condolences may be shared at www.reaumefh.com

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ELLS, Philip

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73 years passed away peacefully with his family at his bedside on April 26, 2015. Beloved husband for over 51 year to Karen (nee Watson). Cherished father of Ron & Elowine, Kevin & Ashleigh. Loving Grandpa of Courtney & Brandon, Dayven & Dylynn. Philip was an avid crib & euchre player. Cremation has taken place.   A memorial service will take place at a later date. Donations to the Lung Association would be appreciated by the family. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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VAN BUEL, Dale Marie (Schwartzentruber) of Exeter, age 54

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VAN BUEL:  Unexpectedly, but peacefully in Exeter, on Sunday, April 26, 2015, Dale Marie (Schwartzentruber) Van Buel of Exeter, age 54.  Beloved wife of the late Walter C. Van Buel (2012).  Loved mother of Laura Sheppard and partner Alejandro Perez of London, Rebecca Sheppard of Hensall and Dan Sheppard and companion Roberta East of Exeter.  Cherished grandma of Michaela, Victor, Bianca, Javier, Johnathan, Mel, Skylar and Elida.  Dear sister and sister-in-law of Jay Schwartzentruber of London, Grace Schwartzentruber of Belleville and Lyn and Bob Snell of Centralia.  Predeceased by her parents Orlen (2007) and Betty (Huston) (1967) Schwartzentruber and step-mother Lorraine (Smith) (1995), brother Wayne Schwatzentruber (1966), grandson Brayden (2007). Resting at the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood with visitation commencing at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 29, 2015, followed by the service at 11 a.m. Mr. Ryan Jantzi officiating.  Cremation to follow.  If desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.  Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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TAPLAY: John “Jack” of Woodstock

Posted by on April 27, 2015

TaplaywebTAPLAY, John “Jack” – From Woodstock, at the age of 92.  Our wonderful father was reunited with his precious wife on April 26, 2015 at Veteran’s Care Parkwood Hospital, London, ON, surrounded by his family.  He is survived by his children, Carol (John Wylie), Ray (Pat), Lynn, Keith (Dawn). His grandchildren David (Teresa) and John (Carrie) were the benefactors of his love and wisdom.  He will be fondly remembered by six great-grandchildren, Connor, Nathan, Breanna, Chloe, Morgan and Charlotte.  Dad was born in Woodstock, Ontario on June 17, 1922 to parents Fred and Ethel Taplay.  He was the youngest of 11 children (Lily, Fred, Bruce, Iva, Dorothy, Ernie, Fanny, Vi, Daisy and May) and was the last surviving member of the family.  John joined the Elgin Regiment and fought overseas during World War 11, where he met and married Elizabeth (Betty) Hunter on September 29, 1945 in Clydebank, Scotland.  Shortly afterwards they began their life together in Woodstock and had 68 wonderful years together.  Dad and Mom were fortunate to retire in 1975 where they spent 25 winters in Florida making many lifelong friends.  They loved to take cruises, having travelled coast to coast in Canada and the U.S. and returned to Britain to visit family.  He was a founding member of Kendall Cab, worked many years in La France Textiles and later pursued a career in real estate in Niagara Falls.  Our heartfelt thank-you to Dr. Borrie and the wonderful nurses and staff of 2 Perth at the Veteran’s Care, Parkwood Hospital.  Friends and relatives are invited to share memories at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street, North, Woodstock, ON Wednesday, May 6, 2015 from 2-4 pm.  Tributes and expressions may be sent online at www.smithleroy.com.  Cremation has taken place with interment at a later date.  In kindness and in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society of Oxford or the Woodstock Hospital Foundation.

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FORREST: Earl of Point Edward

Forrest2FORREST, Earl – At Bluewater Health on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at the age of 79. Husband of the late Helen (2013). Dear father of Sue Forrest, Point Edward, Paul Forrest (Laurie Hickey), Kirkland Lake and Peter Forrest, Ottawa. Brother of Gordon (Brenda), George, Ronald (Cathy) and Robert (Fleurette) Forrest and Joyce (Ken) Shaver and Helen (Lee) Anning. Brother-in-law of Shirley Forrest. Also surviving are several nieces & nephews. Predeceased by parents Albert & Reta Forrest, brother David Forrest and brother-in-law Frank Lindquist. Earl and his family came to Sarnia in 1966 where he took a job as a millwright at C.I.L. Later he was employed at Interprovincial Pipelines. In 1979 Earl took a position with Oasis Oil Company working in Libya at Gialo Camp in the Sahara Desert. He worked there until his retirement in 2000. Earl was a hard worker and took great pride in his trade. Dad enjoyed spending time with family and friends and his “companions” Sasha, Charlie and Minky. Visitation at the McKENZIE & BLUNDY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 431 Christina St. N., Sarnia, on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the McKenzie & Blundy Chapel on Friday, May 1, 2015 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Lakeview Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may send memorial donations to the Sarnia & District Humane Society, 131 Exmouth St., Sarnia, N7T 7W8. Messages of condolence and memories may be left at www.mckenzieblundy.com

A tree will be planted in memory of Earl Forrest in the McKenzie & Blundy Memorial Forest. Dedication service Sunday, September 20th, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at the Wawanosh Wetlands Conservation Area.

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JAY: Allan of Sarnia

JAY, Allan Ronald – At Bluewater Health on Friday, April 24, 2015 at the age of 68. Loving father of Ronald Jay, Chatham. Grandfather of Samantha Kameka. Son of Frances & the late Ross Jay, Sarnia. Brother of Mary Lou (Roland) Lapratte, Kathy (Roger) Hay and Debra (Rick) Gruntz all of Sarnia. Fondly remembered by his great aunt Dorothy Giffen, nieces and nephews Craig and LeeAnne LaPratte and family, Dean and Deanna Simmons and family, Chris Gruntz, Tracey Gruntz and family, Ryan and Stephanie Gruntz and family and Rebecca and Jessica Hay. Allan was a dedicated grounds keeper and maintainer of the curling rink at the Sarnia Golf and Curling Club for 43 years. Cremation has taken place. Private family arrangements entrusted to the McKENZIE & BLUNDY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 519-344-3131. As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may send memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or charity of choice. Messages of condolence & memories may be left at www.mckenzieblundy.com.

A tree will be planted in memory of Allan Jay in the McKenzie & Blundy Memorial Forest. Dedication service Sunday, September 20th, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at the Wawanosh Wetlands Conservation Area.

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SCOTT: Glenn of Sarnia

SCOTT, Glenn Roy – Peacefully surrounded by his family at Bluewater Health Palliative Care on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at the age of 90. Beloved husband of Marie for 62 years. Dear father of Ann Scott, Hamilton, David (Joanne) Scott, Bonnyville, Alberta, Paul (Cyndy) Scott, Edson, Alberta, Peter (Carol) Scott, Grand Bend and Sue Scott, Edmonton. Loving grandpa to Kate & Sam Layard, Jason Scott, Alex and Emily Scott. Brother of Don (Marilyn) Scott, Wyoming. Predeceased by parents Roy & Gladys Scott and by a sister Shirley (Al) Barry, Haileybury. Glenn served with the R.C.A.F. during W.W. II and retired from Sarnia Hydro after 42 years of service. Visitation at the McKENZIE & BLUNDY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 431 Christina St. N., Sarnia, on Friday, April 24, 2015 from 12:45 – 1:45. The funeral service will be held immediately following in the McKenzie & Blundy Chapel at 2 p.m. Cremation to follow. As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may send memorial donations to Huron House Boys Home, P.O. Box 260, Bright’s Grove, N0N 1C0. (cheques only at the funeral home please). Messages of condolence and memories may be left at www.mckenzieblundy.com

A tree will be planted in memory of Glenn Scott in the McKenzie & Blundy Memorial Forest. Dedication service Sunday, September 20th, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at the Wawanosh Wetlands Conservation Area.

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