Draisey: Alvin John of London

Posted by on February 18, 2014

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With his loving family by his side at Parkwood Hospital on February 16, 2014, Alvin John Draisey of London in his 93rd year. Reunited with his beloved wife Muriel Doris (nee McComb) Draisey. Much loved father to Alvin Draisey and his wife Mary of Crediton and Janice Copeland and her husband Gary of Dorchester. Forever in the heart of his very best friend and granddaughter Renee Crowe and her husband Jim of Dorchester. Fondly remembered by his grandchildren Shawn Draisey of London and Laura Phillips and her husband Ron of Florida. Cherished great-grandfather of Tonya-Lynne, Brieanna, Chance, Wyatt and Jordan. Predeceased by his son George and grandson Curtis (1976). Predeceased by his siblings, Irene, Myrtle, Bertha, Bud and Orvil. Remembered by a very special family friend Cathy Fieler as well as many nieces and nephews.  Friends will be received by the family from 2-4 and 7-9 pm on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, where the service will be conducted in the chapel on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 11am. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph’s Health Care Foundation – Parkwood Hospital – Veterans Art, 268 Grosvenor Street, London ON  N6A 4V2. Online condolences, memories and photographs may be shared at www.amgfh.com

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MOSES: Harry H. of London

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Peacefully at Parkwood Hospital, London, on Thursday, February 13, 2014, Harry H. Moses of London in his 94th year.  Beloved husband of the late Betty N. (Bendell) Moses (2010). Loving father of Brian Moses and his wife Diane of Lambeth, Larry Moses and his wife Eleanor of Burlington and Robert Moses and his wife Deborah of Birr.  Predeceased by his son Wayne Moses. Cherished grandpa of Colleen Moses-Nagy (Mike), Michael Moses (Gerri), Angela VanBrenk (James), Stephen Moses (Terri Anne), Lindy Marshall (Duncan), Amy Moses, Laura Moses and Christopher Moses and his 13 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Ada McNabb and Charlotte Collins. Also survived by several nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his sisters Freda Bourne and Sylvia Young. The family would like to thank the staff 5B South, for their care and compassion.  Friends will be received by the family from 3-6 pm on Tuesday, February 18, 2014, at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London.  A private funeral service will be held on Wednesday, February 19, 2014.  Cremation with interment in Woodland Cemetery, London.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to St. Joseph’s Health Care Foundation – Parkwood Hospital – Veterans Care, 268 Grosvenor Street, London ON  N6A 4V2.  Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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BURR: George of London

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At Westmount Gardens Long Term Care, London on Tuesday, February 4, 2014. George Burr in his 86th year. Beloved husband of the late Patricia M. Burr (Brothers). Loving father of David Burr and his wife Terry Griggs of Stratford, Karen MacIntyre and her husband Daniel of London, Chris Burr and his wife Karen of Burlington, and Robin Kamphuis and her husband Rob of London. Cherished grandfather of Tricia (Rob), Jeff, Sandy, Zachery, Cassidy, Jessica and Megan. Proud great-grandfather of Adam and Emily. Dear brother of Eileen Grant and her husband Syd of London, Doreen Burr of London, Jean Cowan and her husband Bob, and Kathy Gelech and her husband Ron of London. Predeceased by his sisters Mary Calvert, June Burr and Betty Scott. Family and friends are invited to attend a celebration of life on Sunday, February 9, 2014 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm at HMCS Prevost, 19 Becher Street, London, ON N6C 1A4. Private family interment in Woodland Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 180-633 Colbourne Street, London, ON N6B 2V3 or to the Navy League of Canada c/o RCSCC Courageous, 19 Becher Street, London, ON N6C 1A4. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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DOUCET: Ron of Strathroy and formerly of Toronto

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Ron DoucetAt Four Counties Health Services, Newbury on Monday, February 17, 2014, Ron Doucet of Strathroy and formerly of Toronto in his 57th year. Predeceased by his parents, Ronald Doucette and Pauline LaPointe and one sister Cathy.  He is survived by brothers and sister, Ken, Dean, Tracy, Terry, Cindy and Rod as well as several nieces and nephews. Funeral service Saturday, February 22 at 2:00p.m. at the Van Heck Funeral Home, 172 Symes Street, Glencoe.  (Visitation starting at 1:30 p.m.)  Graveside service Beechwood Cemetery, Toronto on Monday, February 24 at 2 pm . 

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GUNN: IRENE OF SARNIA

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IRENE-Gunn-webPeacefully at Twin Lakes Terrace Nursing Home on Sunday, February 16, 2014, ANNA IRENE GUNN (Case), age 92 of Sarnia. She was predeceased by her beloved husband William Donald Gunn (1985), her parents Nelson and Marion Case, brothers Oliver, Goldwyn, Cecil and Rhoden and special pet dog Heidi. Irene will be missed by her brother Leslie Case, best friend Gail Stewart and many nieces and nephews. Irene was one of the first women employed by Polymer Corporation in Sarnia and retired as the Executive Secretary to the President. She was a long time member of Delta Chi Sigma Sorority and a volunteer with the Women’s Auxiliary at Sarnia General Hospital, as well as other charities.  Funeral services will be held at the D.J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 102 Victoria Street North, Sarnia ON. on Thursday, February 20th , 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 12:30 p.m. until time of service. Sympathy  may be expressed through donations to Shriner’s Hospital for Crippled Children, Multiple Sclerosis Society, charity of your choice.

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BOND: WARWICK of Sarnia

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Bond-WebBOND, Warwick (Wally) of Sarnia passed away at home on Friday, February 14, 2014 at the age of 75 years. He was the loving husband of the late Doreen (Cassidy) Bond (2008) and cherished father of Carol Launderville (Jeff) of Sarnia, dear brother of Colin and Barbara of England. Wally found his greatest joy in his family, while his seafaring days provided many fascinating adventures.  As a young man Wally served in the British Merchant Navy before sailing around the world on cable-laying ships as an Electrical Engineer, with years spent in Fiji, New Zealand, Australia and Hawaii. After marrying the love of his life Wally and his family emigrated to Canada.  A career as a public servant followed at the Ontario Clean Water Agency in Point Edward. Wally’s life spoke for itself; an example of simple decency, moderation and good character. His courage was especially present in the final months of his life and, as in all such lives, the genuine greatness is felt only in the loss. Wally’s family wishes to thank Dr. William Gannon and his caring team, the D. J. Robb Funeral Home staff, and Sarnia’s Fire, Ambulance and Police Services – all of whom responded with professionalism and genuine compassion at a most difficult time.  Private family cremation services have taken place.  As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Sarnia Humane Society.  A celebration of Wally’s life will be enjoyed by his family and friends in the near future. Messages of condolence may be sent through djrobb@cogeco.net Arrangements entrusted to the D. J. Robb Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 102 Victoria  Street North, Sarnia Ontario.

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Ross: Cassie of Wardsville

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Ross, CassieAt Four Counties Health Services, Newbury on Tuesday, February 18, 2014, Cassie Ross of Wardsville in her 75th year.  Beloved wife of Stanley Ross.  Dear mother of Michael (Gail) Ross and Susan (Frank) Clark.  Loving grandmother of Rebecca and Amanda Clark (T.J.) and Jacob Ross.  Dear sister of Bill McRoberts (Lena) and the late Bob McRoberts (1976) (Sharon Marsh).  Predeceased by her parents, A.D. (1990) and Dorothy McRoberts (1997).  Relatives and friends will be received at the Van Heck Funeral Home, 172 Symes St., Glencoe on Friday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 22 at 11 a.m. Rev. Richard Golden officiating.  Interment to follow at the Bothwell Cemetery.  Memorial donations may be made to the Four Counties Health Services Foundation.

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SHIER: John Walter “Walt” of Singhampton at Fawcett Funeral Home Flesherton

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After a lengthy battle at home with his family by his side in Feversham, on February 15, 2014 in his 75th year. Beloved husband of Barbara(nee Hallam). Loving father of Michael(Kim) of Kitchener and Melanie(Iain) Cathcart of Collingwood. Loved and remembered by grandchildren Cameron, Mitchell and Victoria Shier, Natasha and Jonathan Cathcart. Dear brother of Lloyd(Rilla) of Feversham, Ray(Inga) of Georgetown, Alice Tilley of Roseneath, Joyce(Frank) Ferguson of Georgetown and Hilda Miller of Rimby, AB. Predeceased by brothers Fred, Willard, Herb and sisters Winnie Williamson, Mildred Lunek, Evelyn Morden, Doris Glover and Ida Plant. The family will receive friends at Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton on Wednesday, February 19, from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. Funeral Service from Fawcett Funeral Home on Thursday at 11am. Spring Interment Burns Cemetery, Feversham. Memorial contributions to Burns Presbyterian Church, Royal Victoria Hospital, Oncology Unit or charity of choice would be gratefully appreciated. Online condolences and donations at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca888-924-2810

 

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LOGAN: Ralph formerly of Croton

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Logan: Ralph fRALPH LOGANormerly of Croton, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at the age of 70. Born in Chatham, son of the late Viden and Freda (McCracken) Logan. Beloved husband of Louella (LaMarsh) Logan. Loving father of Kevin Logan (Jill) of Bothwell, Dennis Logan (Linda) of Dresden, Cindy Broad (Steve) of Croton. Loving grandpa of Sonia, Justin, Morgan, Myles, Candice, William, and great-grandchildren Khloe and Ryan. Dear brother of Allan Logan of Saskatchewan, Gary Logan (Diane) of Wabash, Murray Logan (Rose) of Croton, Carol Yacks of Dresden. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a brother Jim Logan,a sister-in-law Mildred and a brother-in-law Vic Yacks. The Logan family will receive friends at the John C. Badder Funeral Home, 72 Victoria St., Thamesville on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9pm. The funeral service will be held in the chapel on Friday, February 21, 2014 at 11am with Rev. Linda McFadden officiating. Interment Mayhew-Mt.Pleasant Cemetery, Thamesville. Donations may be made at the funeral home (cheque only) to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Dresden Food Bank. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com

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THOMPSON: Donald Albert of Orillia, formerly of Feversham at Fawcett Funeral Home

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After a lengthy battle at home in Orillia, Don passed after a short term at Errinrung Nursing Home, Thornbury on February 14, 2014 formerly of Feversham in his 87th year. Beloved husband of Mildred Ann(nee Crisp), the late Lorraine and the late Betty Edwards. Loving father of Sandra Dayler of Midland, Shawn(Uwe) Welsch of Edmonton, Gayle(Larry) Hammill of Orangeville, Cathy(Dave) McKinnon of Stayner, Greg(Nancy) of Singhampton, and Darryl(Cheryl Cameron) of Wainfleet. Loved and remembered by 15 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren. Dear brother of Bill(Margaret) of Detroit, Anna(Glen) Wright of Barry’s Bay, MaryBeth(Bill) Hanley of Nottawa, Isabelle(Ralph) Tuck of London and sister in-law Cathy of Hanover. Predecased by daughter in-law Norma, son in-law George Dayler and brother Ernest. The family will receive friends at Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton on Tuesday, February 18, from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. Members of I.O.O.F. Lodge 320 Orillia are called to assemble for service on Tuesday at 6:30pm at Fawcett Funeral Home. Funeral Service from the funeral home chapel on Wednesday at 11am. Memorial contributions to Independent Order of Odd Fellows or charity of choice would be gratefully appreciated. Online condolences and donations at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca888-924-2810

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LIDSTONE; Clarence of Cambridge

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LIDSTONE, Clarence (Clare) W. (1925-2014) passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 15th 2014.  Predeceased by his beloved wife Agnes (2008) and son Scott (1953), Clare is survived by daughters Patricia Newell of Sarnia, Colleen McMullen (Michael) of Kitchener and Cathleen Marshall of Cambridge, and 3 grandchildren; Robert Marshall, Karen Smith (Jason) and Roberta Schaus (Tom), and 5 greatgrandchildren.  As a Veteran of World War II, Clare served in the Highland Light Infantry (Hespeler) in Belgium and Holland.  The family would like to thank the staff of Stirling Heights Long Term Care Home in Cambridge for their compassionate care.  Interment  in Memory Gardens, Breslau.   Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society as an expression of sympathy. Arrangements entrusted to Mighton Funeral Home (519-364-3660), Hanover.  Register book available at www.mightonfuneralhome.ca

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MARTIN: Geraldine Mae “Gerry” of London

Posted by on February 18, 2014

Martin Geraldine (for obit)MARTIN, Geraldine Mae “Gerry” – At Marian Villa, London, on Saturday, February 15th, 2014, Mrs. Geraldine Mae “Gerry” Martin of London in her 89th year. Wife of the late Frank Martin (2013). Loving mom and true friend of Judy (Murray) Turner, Jim (Janice) Martin and Bob (Lynda) Martin, all of London. Loving Gram to Todd, Jason (Diane) and Tracey Turner; Wesley (Ally), Zachary (Steph) and Tori Martin; and Colin and Justine Martin. Great-grandma “Gigi” to Dylan, Jack and William. Dear sister to Dorothy Perry of Peterborough. Geraldine had a passion for Bingo and a love for people. Her warm heart and wonderful sense of humour will be missed by many. A special thanks to all the staff at Mount Hope, 3rd floor and Dr. Persaud for their loving care and kindness. A memorial visitation will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Thursday from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.  A memorial service will be conducted at Mount Hope Chapel, 200 College Avenue (ground floor), London, on Friday, February 21st, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with visitation from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Gerry are asked to consider the Mount Hope Foundation – Recreation Department. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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HUZEVKA: Marty of Komoka

Posted by on February 18, 2014

HuzevkaHUZEVKA, Marty – The family announces the passing of R. Martin Huzevka on Monday, February 17th, 2014 in his 53rd year, after a brief illness and surrounded by his family at Victoria Hospital. Beloved husband of Kathryn Wolfe and proud father of Kevin and Lindsay Huzevka. Cherished son of Joan and Jerry Huzevka and son-in-law of Beth Wolfe and her husband Van Ackroyd. Dear brother of Mark (Joanne), Matt (Evona) and brother-in-law of Deborah Wolfe and Rhonna Lynn Wolfe. Lovingly remembered by his nieces and nephews Brandon, Jordan, Madison, Mario, Andrew and Elizabeth. Predeceased by his brother Marshall Huzevka (1995) and father-in-law Ronald Wolfe (1985). Sadly missed by cousins, aunts and uncles and fondly remembered by friends, colleagues and customers. Visitation will be held on Friday from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the memorial service will be conducted on Saturday, February 22nd, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Those wishing to make a memorial donation are asked to consider the Canadian Cancer Society, Marshall S. Huzevka Foundation or the United Way of London-Middlesex. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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LEHMAN: MARGARET of Peterborough

Posted by on February 18, 2014

214012 Lehman_2.1LEHMAN, Margaret (Retired Waitress – serving with the Highwayman, Shish Kabob Hut and Smitty’s and a former Avon Representative) – Peacefully at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Thursday, February 13, 2014.  Margo Lehman of Peterborough (formerly of Toronto) in her 89th year.  Dear mother of Susan McEnaney and Stephanie Lehman both of Kitchener and Judy (Bill Monahan) of Meaford.  Grandmother of Jennifer Monahan, Sarah (Austin Page) and great grandmother to Darcy.  Friends will be received at the ASHBURNHAM FUNERAL HOME & RECEPTION CENTRE from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Wednesday and 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Thursday.  A Funeral service will be held in the Ashburnham Chapel on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.  Interment at Lakefield Cemetery.  The Lehman family wish to thank the dedicated Doctor’s and Staff of the B3 Unit of the Peterborough Regional Health Centre.   If desired, condolences to the family, directions to the service or donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Kidney Foundation may be made at www.CommunityAlternative.ca or by calling 705-740-0444.

 

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LABELLE, Liam of Windsor,

Posted by on February 18, 2014

LABELLE, Liam, star16 years of Windsor, passed away Sunday, February 16, 2014.  Beloved son of Fawn Meeking and Larry Labelle.  Will always be loved and remembered by siblings Jacob and Malikai, Andrew and Destiny. Cherished grandson of Liam and Debbie Thomas and Jackie Barron. Great grandson of Janet Sears and Ginny Thomas. Liam, who was welcomed into Heaven and received into the loving arms of God the Father, was reunited with Pépé Richard Sears, Grandpa Neil Thomas, and Grandpa Eddie Barron. Liam is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and was a friend to many.  Thank you to everyone who helped Liam along the way. Following cremation, visitation will be held at Paul Reaume Funeral Home, Comber on Thursday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Memorial service at the funeral home, on Friday, February 21, 2014 at 1:00 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, donations to Street Help/Unit 7 would be appreciated.  Online condolences may be shared at www.reaumefh.com

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PARKER: Richard “Rick” “Mugsy” of Sarnia

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PARKER obit photoIt is with great sadness we announce the passing of Rick “Mugsy” Parker Jr. on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Hospice while surrounded by his loving family after a long battle with cancer. Beloved husband and best friend for 22 years of Tracey Parker (nee Maness). Loving father of Amanda and step-father of the late Trevor Maness. Cherished grandfather of Shelby, Lorrisa and Darien. Dear brother of Andrea (Lonnie) Squires of Morgantown, West Virginia, Penny (Donnie) Hayward of Sarnia, and Lil sis Holly Parker (Victor Lair) of Sarnia. Loved and missed by many nieces and nephews, and his brothers and sisters-in-law and his many friends and co-workers at Entropex. Rick is predeceased by his parents Richard Sr. and Betty Parker and his brother Kevin Parker. The family wishes to thank Dr. Maddison and his team at St. Joseph’s Hospice and convey their love and respect for the wonderful treatment they gave Parker and the entire family during his stay. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life was held on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to The St. Joseph’s Hospice – www.stjosephshospice.ca/ would be greatly appreciated by the family. (cheques only when donating at the funeral home please).  Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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GRANT: Clayton Ernest of Sarnia

Posted by on February 18, 2014

Peacefully at Trillium Villa Nursing Home, Sarnia on Thursday, February 13, 2014 Clayton Ernest Grant of Sarnia formerly of Leamington passed away at the age of 86. Loving husband of his “Doll and love of his life” for 64 years Ethel Marie. Beloved father of Sandra Lynn (Joe) Freitas and has gone to join his daughter Cathy Ann. Cherished grandfather of “his girls” Brianna, Kristen and Tiffany.   Dear Brother of Elton Grant of Winnipeg, MB. Predeceased by his parents Ernest and Gertrude Grant and by brothers; Stan, Harold, Carl, and Harvey. Clayton was a dedicated employee of Heinz for over 30 years, he loved to tinker in his shed and had a crafty side and loved to build things. The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff at Trillium Villa. Their care and devotion is greatly appreciated. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held to celebrate Clayton’s life on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. with family and friends being received for one hour prior to the service from 10:30 to 11:30 at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. Sympathy expressed through donations to The Parkinson’s Society or The Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated by the family (cheques only when donating at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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HARDY: Robert John “Robin” of Sarnia

Posted by on February 18, 2014

Peacefully at Bluewater Health on Sunday, February 16, 2014, Robert John “Robin” Hardy passed away at the age of 69. Beloved husband of Diane Page. Loving father of Denise (Jody) and loving grandfather of Parker and Troy. Cherished son of Pauline (nee Karpinka) Hardy. Dear brother of Bill (Shirley) Hardy, Eldon Hardy, Terry (Diane) Hardy, Jeffery Hardy, Anne Marie (Richard) Learn, Nancy (Billy) Lacey, Michael (Anne) Hardy, Paula Hardy and Lori (Terry) Hardy. Survived by mother-in-law Henrietta Newlove; father-in-law Jerry Robinson “Pops” and brother-in-law Rick Robinson. Also survived by several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. Predeceased by his father Robert William Hardy and stepson Jean Paul Page. Robin was a longtime employee of Ethyl Corp. for over 32 years retiring in 2010. A special thank you to the staff at Bluewater Health, Dr. Al Saadon, Dr. Pasqualucci (emergency) and the staff on Med T. We would also like to thank the staff at the London Cancer Clinic for their wonderful care. Friends and family will be received on Wednesday, February 19, 2014, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, ON N7T 7H2. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at Smith Funeral Home with cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers sympathy may be expressed through donations to The Canadian Cancer Society or The Heart and Stroke Foundation (cheques only at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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HOLDAWAY: Kathryn of Sarnia

Posted by on February 18, 2014

Peacefully after a brief illness, surrounded by her loving family, Kathryn Holdaway passed away at Bluewater Health on Sunday, February 16, 2014 at the age of 96.  Beloved wife of the late Don Holdaway (1991).  Loving mother of Janet (Ron) Beath, Bill (Marie) Holdaway and Mark (Dianne) Holdaway.  Special grandmother of Heather (Robin) Carriere, Rhonda (Jeremiah) Goodacre, Warren Beath, Jenny (Chad) Jolly, Leanne Holdaway and 7 great grandchildren.  Dear friend of Norma Scott.  Predeceased by her granddaughter Laurel Beath and her great grandson Isaac Carriere.  Cremation has taken place.   At Kathryn’s request there will be no visitation or funeral service held. A private family interment will take place in Greenwood Cemetery, Ridgetown, Ontario.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the charity of choice (cheques only at the funeral home please).  Memories and condolence may be sent online at smithfuneralhome.ca

Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME 1576 London Line, Sarnia, Ontario.

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HACKER: Dwayne of Sarnia

Posted by on February 18, 2014

hacker obit picIt is with saddened hearts that the family of Dwayne Patrick Hacker announces his passing at the age of 40 at Bluewater Health.  Loving husband and best friend of Amy Hacker (nee Thornton). Proud father of his 3 loving children Blayne, Nolan and Evangeline. Cherished son of Verna and Kenneth Hacker. Dear brother of Robert of Jamaica, Simone (Ryan) Frank of Sarnia and Dean (Beth Anne) Hacker of Sarnia.  Son-in-law of Marg and Chuck Thornton.  Brother-in-law of Krissy (Lance) Marcy of Sarnia.  Forever missed by grandma Dell Neil (nee Thornton). Survived by many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family.  Predeceased by his brother Kenneth Jr., his grandparents Phyliss and Jerome Kameka and Doris and Elais Hacker.   Dwayne loved playing paintball with Blayne, attending Nolan’s football games and watching Eva’s gymnastics and cheerleading events.  Dwayne was a registered nurse at Marshall Gowland Manor for 15 years where he provided people with compassionate and dedicated care.  Some of his favourite pastimes included cooking, gardening, listening to music, spending time with his family and cuddling with Layla Beans. Dwayne was always there to help and assist anyone; he always had a smile or joke to cheer everyone up. He will be missed by all of those who knew and loved him.  Family and friends will be received on Thursday, February 20, 2014 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 LONDON Line, Sarnia, ON N7T 7H2. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday, February 21, 2014, at Sacred Heart Church, 1465 Lecaron Ave., Sarnia, ON, at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery.  Memories and condolences may be sent online at http://smithfuneralhome.ca/

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CRAWFORD: Buster of Glencoe

Posted by on February 18, 2014

CrawfordV2Suddenly in Strathroy, on Monday, February 17, 2014, Verne Douglas “Buster” Crawford of Glencoe in his 67th year.  Beloved husband of Karen and dear father of Collette Crawford (Trevor), Colleen Crawford and Jason Crawford and loving grandfather of Madison.  Dear brother of Bob (Dorothy) Crawford, George Crawford (Marlene), Uric Crawford, Susan (Mark) Conley, Sally Crawford (Jim Chalmers), Johnny (Debbie) Crawford and Danny Crawford.  Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his parents Vernon and Illa Crawford.  Relatives and friends will be received at the Van Heck Funeral Home, 172 Symes St., Glencoe on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Friday, February 21st at 11 am.  Cremation.  Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. 

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OLDFIELD, Gary Scott of Port Hope, Ontario

Posted by on February 18, 2014

OldfieldGPassed away at the Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg on Saturday, February 15th, 2014.  Gary was born on December 3rd, 1950 in Cobourg, Ontario.  Survived by his loving wife Rosie, his mother Audrey Warren, his children Devan (Anna), Amanda (Drew), Stacey (Leo), and Jessica (Ash).  Predeceased by his father Don Oldfield.  Loved by his siblings Cookie, Donnie, Brent, Rod, Gord, and the late Todd.  Gary built his career in the newspaper industry but his love was spending time in the bush, hunting and fishing.  No fish was safe while he had a fly rod in his hand.  A Memorial Service will be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E. in Cobourg on Saturday, February 22nd, at 11 am.  In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make a donation to a charity of choice.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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Dolliver, Peggy

Posted by on February 18, 2014

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Passed away suddenly on February 6, 2014 at the age of 88.  Loving wife to Gary, with whom she celebrated 50 years of marriage.  Dear sister to Bud and (Virginia) Westlake. If you so desire memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Private family graveside service has taken place at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.  Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 entrusted with arrangements. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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EDWARDES-EVANS, Barbara Joan of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on February 18, 2014

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA(Retired Chief Social Worker at the Clarke Institute of Psychiatry, Toronto)Peacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Centre, on Saturday February 15th, 2014 in her 89th year.  Barbara will be dearly missed by many nieces, nephews and her extended family and friends in England and Canada.  A memorial service will be held in St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Cobourg on Thursday February 20th, 2014 at 12:30 am., with visiting one hour prior to the service.  If desired donations may be made to the Northumberland Humane Society, World Vision, St. Peter’s Anglican Church, or Farmer’s Radio International.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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WALDRON, Cdr. William James “Bill” CD, BComm. MA (Economics) of Essex and formerly of Brantford

Posted by on February 18, 2014

WindsorStarFrame_edited-1Born Sept. 15, 1922 in Brantford, ON and passed at home in Essex on Friday, February 14, 2014 in his 92nd year. Beloved husband of the late Thelma (nee Wighton) (2011). Proud father of Lois Copley, (Essex); David (Calgary); late Keith (2002); Clifford Clark and wife Wilma (Spruce Grove, AB). Cherished Grandpa of Corey, Lindsay, Nicole and Casey (all of Alberta) and Great Grandpa of Jetton of Alberta. Dearest brother of late Margaret Woolley, late Jack (Janine), late Jean Thompson (late Terry), Mary Patis (late Larry), Ronald Waldron (Jackie). Dear brother-in-law of Jim Wighton (Tecumseh). William served in the RCN in WWII from 1942-45 on the HMCS Barrie on Convoy Duty in the North Atlantic. After marrying Thelma in December 1951, he signed on for an additional 3 year term in Quebec City with the RCN. In 1961, he was second in command of the University Naval Training Division at the HMCS Hunter and was also a Lt. Commander at Naval Base Cornwallis, NS in the summer of 1964. He retired from RCNR at the rank of Commander.  After serving his country in WWII, he completed his BComm with honours at University of Toronto and then went on to achieve his Master of Business Administration with honours. He began his teaching career at Essex District High School and progressed to other secondary schools in the area and then became Professor of Economics at St. Clair College, heading the Business Department before retiring in 1984. Upon retirement, he acquired his Financial Planning Designation and worked several years with Tillican Financial. He served 18 years as a Director with Woodslee Credit Union. He was a long time member of the Masons with the Parviam-Central, Lodge #395 Essex since 1961. Also a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion Br. 201, Essex, a member of the RCNR and the Naval Officer’s Association. He was also elected as Councillor for the Town of Essex. William was also instrumental in developing the St. Clair College Retired Teacher’s Association. During his tenure at St. Clair College, he was the Assistant Coach for the St. Clair College Saints hockey team for several years. His passion for hockey led him to serve as President of Essex Minor Hockey, as well as playing Monday night hockey for the Essex Legion for several years. He coached the Essex  Bantams for years, culminating in a Provincial Championship in 1967-68. With the Essex 73’s, he served as treasurer on the Executive for 10 years, witnessing many championships throughout those years. Mr. Waldron was very proud of many players he coached that went on to play in the NHL. William was humble, a true gentleman and mentor to many. His children idolized him and all of his accomplishments. Mr. Waldron will be forever missed by all the people; young and old, who had the priviledge of knowing him. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E, Essex (519-776-4233) on Friday from 2-5 and 7-9 pm. Royal Canadian Naval funeral under the Auspices of the W.V.M.S.C. on Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 11 am. Rev. Stan Fraser officiating. Masonic Memorial Service Friday 7:30 pm.  Private family interment. If desired, memorial donations made to Essex Minor Hockey or the charity of choice would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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