Paré: Lucien (Lou) of London

Posted by on May 2, 2013

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Lucien (Lou) Paré on Monday, April 29, 2013 at the age of 80. He will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his wife, Marilyn (nee O’Brien) of 55 years, his 5 sons Michael (Joanne) of Whitehorse, Yukon, Mark (Yvonne) of Overland Park, Kansas, Andrew (Maura), David (Deb) and Joe, all of London.   He will also be sorely missed by his 9 grandchildren, Eric, Matthew, Jacob, Jillian, Natalie, Lucas, Alyssa, Jordan and Cole.  Lou is survived by one brother, John (Mary) and sister-in-law Penny.  He was predeceased by his parents Lucien and Bessie and brother Edmour.  Visitors will be received at John T. Donohue Funeral Home, 362 Waterloo Street at King Street, on Friday, May 3rd from 2-4 and 7-9 o’clock.  Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Family Parish, 777 Valetta Street, on Saturday morning, May 4th at 10 o’clock.   Cremation with interment in St. Peter’s Cemetery at a later date.  Prayers Friday evening at 7 o’clock.  In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Lou may be made to Community Living London or the Boys and Girls Club of London.  Special thanks to staff of the ICU unit and 7th floor nurses at University Hospital for their very sensitive care.

Online Condolences may be left at www.donohuefuneralhome.ca

For more information about this obituary visit http://www.donohuefuneralhome.ca.

Drouillard, Patrice “P2”

Posted by on May 2, 2013

web_Drouillard, PatrickPeacefully on April 30, 2013 at the age of 53. Loving father of Jesse. Dear brother of Brenda, Doreen (Harry) Tofflemire. Dear uncle of Holly and Meagan. Predeceased by parents Louis and Bernadette. He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends, dear friend Mary, and his “Harley” buddies. In lieu of flowers, donations to an Educational Trust Fund for Jesse or to the Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation.  Visiting Friday 3-5 & 7-9 pm. Funeral service to celebrate P2’s life, on Saturday at Families First 2130 Front Rd LaSalle 519-969-5841 at 10 am. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

For more information about this obituary visit http://www.FamiliesFirst.ca/.

COVILLE, Terry of RR# 2 Brockville

Posted by on May 2, 2013

Terry CovilleEntered into rest at the Brockville General Hospital Charles Street Site on Thursday May 2, 2013.  Terry Allan Coville of RR# 2 Brockville age 61 years. Beloved husband of Joyce (Shipman) Coville, dear father of Orl (Maureen), Terry (Christina) and Faye (Elgin). Loving grandfather of Emilie, Justin, Elgin and Gabby. Terry is survived by his father Orlie (Kathy) and his mother Lorraine, he is also survived by a sister Bonnie Place (Nick) and brothers Darrell, Stevie (Shirley), Peter (Katrina), Timmy, and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by an infant brother Orl .

 

A Graveside service will be held at Bissell Cemetery on Monday May 6, 2013 at 11 a.m.   Donations may be made in Terry’s memory to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements are entrusted to the Barclay Funeral Home, 137 Pearl Street East, Brockville.

Messages of condolence may be sent online at www.barclayfuneralhome.com 

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

YOKOM: Gladys of London

Posted by on May 2, 2013

YokomPeacefully at McGarrell Place on Thursday, May 2, 2013, Mrs. Gladys Irene Yokom (Miller) of London in her 93rd year. Beloved wife of the late Howard Charles Yokom (2000). Forever missed by her daughter Annette Munro (Ross) of London and son John C. Yokom of Markdale; and by her grandchildren: Jason, Kurtis (predeceased), Daniel and Mackenzie Munro, David and Katherine Yokom. A special thanks to the entire staff of McGarrell Place for their compassionate care. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, where the funeral service will be conducted on Monday, May 6th, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Interment, Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Gladys are asked to consider the Knollwood Baptist Church. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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

WILLIAMS: James Milton “Jimmy” of Oil Springs

Posted by on May 2, 2013

WILLIAMS picture croppedPeacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospice on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, James Milton (Jimmy) Williams passed away at the age of 70. Beloved husband of Hazel Legarrie-Williams. Loving father of Bob (Monica) Williams, Cindy (Rick) Levert, Sherry Williams (Syl Rail) and Ed (Laura) Williams. Step-father of Don (Barb) Legarrie, Bob (Shelly) Legarrie, Tim (Marie) Legarrie, and Shirley (Brian) Nethercott. Dear brother of Ray Williams (Claire Batson), Herb Williams (the late Connie) and Pearl Williams. Survived by Irene Williams. Lovingly remembered by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, too numerous to name. Predeceased by his parents John and Luella Williams, and by his brothers John and Cliff. Jimmy was a retired Ironworker with Local 700 and was an avid guitarist.

Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received on Monday, May 6, 2013, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at Smith Funeral Home, with family and friends being received one hour prior to the service. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice (cheques only at the funeral home please). smithfuneralhome.ca

For more information about this obituary visit http://www.smithfuneralhome.ca.

BUCKINGHAM: Kenneth Robert of Sarnia

Posted by on May 2, 2013

ken buckingham copyAt home surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, Kenneth Robert Buckingham passed away at the age of 56. Beloved husband and best friend of Karen . Loving father of Devin (Jennifer) Stephenson, Kristie-Lyn Buckingham (Rich McQuarrie), Kyla (Christopher) Pevec, Renée (Claire) Senior, and Michelle (Chris) McLaughlin. Cherished Papa of Emily, Alexis, Hailey, Blake, Nolan, Landon, Carson, Brendan, Allie and Rae. Dear son of Bob (Betty) Buckingham and son-in-law of Nellie Douglas. Loved brother of Deborah (Terry) Dewan and Linda Buckingham, and brother-in-law of Deb and Dan Bestard. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his mother Lily Buckingham, sisters Karen Buckingham and Barbara Short, infant brother Leonard Buckingham, and father-in-law Gerald Douglas.

Ken had a big heart filled with love for his family. He was a proud and dedicated husband, father, and Papa. He was a proud and dedicated member of Local 663. Ken enjoyed watching his grandchildren play sports, music, and was a loyal Habs fan. He will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved him.

Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received on Sunday, May 5, 2013, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 6, 2013, at Smith Funeral Home. Interment to follow in Lakeview Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, Legion Poppy Fund, or the Heart & Stroke Foundation (cheques only at the funeral home please).  smithfuneralhome.ca

For more information about this obituary visit http://www.smithfuneralhome.ca.

BURGESS, Lionel Robert of Brockville

Posted by on May 2, 2013

Lionel BurgessBURGESS, Lionel Robert

Entered into rest at the Brockville General Hospital Garden Street Site, on Wednesday May 1st, 2013. Lionel Burgess aged 81 years. Beloved husband of Anna May (Kirkey) Burgess.  Loving father of Gary (Isobel) and Gregory Burgess (Janice Swaren) all of Brockville.  Cherished grandpa to 3 grandchildren.  Dear brother to Evelyn Tallon (Roger), Pauline Briere (the late Marcel) and the late Jeannette Wood, Yvette Tourville, Irene Moquin (Syd) and Morris Burgess and brother-in-law of Donald Tourville, Dorothy Abraham (the late Sam), Joyce Sabourin, Ronald Kirkey (Monique), Barbara Kirkey (Sandy) and the late James Kirkey.  He will also be missed by his many nieces and nephews. 

Family and friends may call at the Barclay Funeral Home, 137 Pearl St. E., Brockville on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. The Liturgy of the Christian Funeral will be Celebrated at St. John Bosco Roman Catholic Church, 175 Windsor Drive, Brockville on Monday May 6th, 2013 at 11:00 am.  In memory of Lionel, donations to the Brockville and District Hospital Foundation Palliative Care Program or the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated by the family.  Messages of Condolence may be sent online at www.barclayfuneralhome.com

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

KAY: Ruby G. “Gwen” of Chatham

Posted by on May 2, 2013

Kay, Gwen (WinCE)KAY: Ruby G. “Gwen”. On Sunday, April 28, 2013, Ruby Gwendolyn Kay (Goslin) went to be with her husband Dennis Kay up in Heaven at the age of 59. Gwen was also greeted in Heaven by her father, William Goslin; mother, Ruby Goslin (Tanner); and brother, Barry Goslin. Loving mother of Becky and Yvan Nugent of Sarnia and Meagan and Scott Keats of Chatham; Special Kids Amanda and Rod Beselaere of Sarnia, Fred and Melissa Jannick, Ryan Seller, Gregory and Catherine Moore all of Chatham, Lyndsay and Trevor Rideout of London. Sister of Crystal and Ben Hum of Naperville, Illinois. Cherished Nana to Sebastien Nugent of Sarnia; Grandma to Lukas and Cole Beselaere of Sarnia, Trent and Morgan Jannick, Evan Moore, and JayC Morlog, all of Chatham. A Memorial Gathering will be held at the Travelodge, 555 Bloomfield Rd., Chatham on Saturday, June 1, 2013 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Donations to the Lung Association or charity of choice would be appreciated. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com. McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham, Ontario (519)351-2040.

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

KENNEDY, Garnet James

Posted by on May 2, 2013

Peacefully, surrounded by his family on May 2, 2013 at 80 years of age. Beloved husband of Barbara for 55 years. Loving Dad of Alan (Heather), Terry (Bonnie), Dave (Lisa), Kelly (Jay), Lori (Tom), Gary and the late Robert. Grandfather of 7 grandchildren. Owner of Keith Electric Eel for 41 years. Special thanks to Dr. Kristen Gtetvai and the nurses at Met Hospital for their exception care. If you so desire, donations to the Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated. Visiting Friday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Saturday 11:30 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Interment Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

For more information about this obituary visit http://www.FamiliesFirst.ca/.

COOKE, Joanne (nee Stewart)

Posted by on May 2, 2013

web_Cooke_JoAnneAt home, on April 30, 2013 at 71 years of age. Beloved wife of the late Grant Cooke (1997). Loving mother of Darwyn (Marsha), the late Kenneth (2013) and Dennis (Samantha). Grandmother to Candis, Spencer, Matilda and Henry. Great-grandmother to Miles. Cremation services were held. Arrangements entrusted to FAMILIES FIRST 1065 LAUZON RD. East Windsor (519-969-5841). Share memories or photos online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

For more information about this obituary visit http://www.FamiliesFirst.ca/.

CAMERON: Heather Beatrice Cameron (nee MacRae) of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on May 2, 2013

Heather Cameron PhotoCAMERON- Heather Beatrice Cameron (nee MacRae) passed away at London Health Sciences Centre- Victoria Hospital, surrounded by her family, on Tuesday April 30, 2013 at the age of 64.  Heather is survived by her loving husband of 40 years Terry Cameron of St. Thomas; her children Pamela (Paul) Cameron and her daughter Lindsay of St. Thomas, Terra Cameron (Terry) and their children Jordanne, Colin and Nathan of London, Tyler (Destiny) Cameron and their son Zachary of Toronto, Sharon Larson and her children Dallas, Hanna and Dayne of Alberta; her siblings Joey (Merle) Uglem of Camrose, Alberta, John (Patty) MacRae of Calgary, Alberta, Bonnie MacRae (Jim) of Manitoba, Janice MacRae of Alberta, Ken MacRae (Norm) of Calgary, Alberta; her close friends and caregivers Michelle, Brenda, and Shirley; and by her many other nieces and nephews.  Born in Calgary, Alberta on January 4, 1949, she is predeceased by her parents Peter MacRae and Catherine Goodwin.  Heather worked at Versa Foods in the Chrysler Canada Assembly Plant in Brampton while also working as a shop steward as her Union Rep at C.A.W. Local #1285 Brampton.  Cremation has taken place.  A private gathering to celebrate Heather’s life will be held on Friday, May 3, 2013.  Arrangements entrusted to Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  Donations to Canadian Diabetes Association would be gratefully acknowledged.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com

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

MAGUIRE; Dora, of Petrolia

Posted by on May 2, 2013

MaguireDoraweb copy

Peacefully at Fiddick’s Nursing Home, Petrolia on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.  DORA MAGUIRE (nee Fergueson) was 84.  Beloved wife of the late Eric (1989).  Loving mother of Carolyn Maguire, Shelagh (Harold) McLachlan, and the late Mary-Jo Phillips(2012).  Dear grandmother to Sean, Jackie, Rachel, Ryan, and Katie.  Dora is survived by her sister Betty (Victor) Dolson and her brother Steven (Norma) Fergueson, and was predeceased by her brothers William, Stirl, and Earl, and her sister Marg.  Special thanks to the staff at Fiddick’s Nursing Home for the special care Dora received while she was there.  Visitors will be received on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia.  A funeral service will be held at St. Paul’s United Church, Petrolia on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 2:00 p.m.  Interment in Hillsdale Cemetery, Petrolia.  As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the C.E.E. Hospital Foundation or St. Paul’s United Church.  Memories, pictures, and condolences may be shared online at www.needhamjay.com.

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

Unruh: Oliver of R.R. #1 Elmwood

Posted by on May 2, 2013

UNRUHwebOliver Unruh, of R.R. 1 Elmwood, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, May 01, 2013, in his 81st year.

Born in Bentinck Township, son of the late William and Mary (Posner) Unruh.  Oliver was raised on the family farm where he spent his entire life and was a former member of the Hanover, Bentinck and Brant Agricultural Fair Board and a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church Elmwood.

Survived by wife Dianne (nee Stock) Unruh, son Paul (Audra) Unruh of R.R. 1 Elmwood, daughters Ann (James) Fillier of Hornings Mills and Brenda (Steven) Fifield of Orangeville, grandchildren Bradley, Leslie, Curtis, Lauren, Hope and Jacob.  Also survived by a sister Mabel Gibson of Hamilton.  Predeceased by a sister Lavina Schreinert.

Visitation will be held at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 pm.   A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, May 04, 2013 at 11:00 am, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Elmwood. Rev. Hanna Aasa officiating.  Interment in St. Peter’s Lutheran Cemetery, Bentinck Township.

Memorial donations to the St. John’s Lutheran Church or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.  Register book available at www.mightonfuneralhome.ca

For more information about this obituary visit http://www.mightonfuneralhome.ca.

WALKER: Audrey Lorraine of Sarnia

Posted by on May 2, 2013

Walker picture-croppedPeacefully at Vision Nursing Home on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, Audrey Lorraine Walker passed away at the age of 79, with her loving husband Donald at her side. Loving mother of Maureen (James) Brown, Wayne (Marian), and Paul (Wendy) Walker. Cherished grandmother of Christopher, Michael, Gregory and Pamela. Dear sister of Margaret (the late Lyle) Vanderburg, the late Diane (Paul) Tichinoff, the late Kenneth (Georgia) Capes, Maurice (Jackie) Capes, and the late Karen (Gerry) Trowbridge. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Audrey’s greatest joy in life was her family, but will be forever remembered for her passion for knitting. She will be missed by all those who knew and loved her. The family would like to thank the wonderful and caring staff of Vision Nursing Home for taking such good care of Audrey over the last few years.

Family and friends will be received on Friday, May 3, 2013 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.  A funeral service will be held at Smith Funeral Home, on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. with the interment to follow in Resurrection Cemetery.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to The Alzheimer Society (cheques only at the funeral home please). smithfuneralhome.ca

For more information about this obituary visit http://www.smithfuneralhome.ca.

CROCKFORD: Dennis of Aurora formerly of Sarnia

Posted by on May 2, 2013

CROCKFORD - photo croppedPeacefully on April 26, 2013 at 11:30 p.m. at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, Dennis Crockford passed away 9 days before his 90th birthday.  Beloved husband of Florence Dorothy Crockford (nee Campbell), who continues to live in Aurora, ON. Loving father of Carolyn Diane Dewulf and the late Gregory Creighton Crockford. Cherished grandfather of Christine, David and Shaun Dewulf; and Daniel, Chester, and Chelsea Crockford. Great Grandfather to Avery and Austin Maile; and Alexis and Lia Dewulf. Survived by nieces Mary and Jeanette and nephew Godfrey in England. Brother-in-law to Bruce, Evelyn and Rebecca Campbell and other relatives. Predeceased by sisters Doreen Bristow and Ada Ashley.
Dennis served in the RAF and was a member of the Air Force Association in Bomber Command in Sarnia. Dennis was the President and founder of the Sarnia Historical Museum with the help of many friends in Sarnia. Every Remembrance Day, Dennis was a presenter at all the High Schools in Sarnia for which he received commendation.
The family will be receiving friends from 1:00 to 2:00p.m. on Sunday, May 5, 2013, with a celebration of life to follow at 2:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, to honor Dennis on his birthday. Cremation has taken place. Interment will take place on Monday, May 6, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. at Blackwell Cemetery, 1835 Blackwell Rd., Sarnia.  In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Sarnia and District Humane Society (cheques only at the funeral home please).  smithfuneralhome.ca

For more information about this obituary visit http://www.smithfuneralhome.ca.

JACKLIN: Agnes of Sarnia

Posted by on May 2, 2013

Peacefully, with family by her side, at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Agnes Jacklin passed away on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at the age of 78, after a hard fought battle with cancer.  Loving mother of Brenda Jacklin, Mark Jacklin (Sue), Wayde Jacklin (Linda), Brant Jacklin (Charmaine), Julie Lamb (Ron Smith), and John Jacklin (Carol).  Cherished grandmother of Joshua Lucan (Elysia Branton), Andrew Lucan, Heather Larocque (Shane), Matthew Jacklin (Crystal Filion), Tara Jacklin, Connor Jacklin (Reilly Stead), Payton Jacklin (Christina), Jason Loxton (Kelly Clark), Jennifer Fulton (Shaun), Peggy Lamb, Nicholas Lamb, Kaitlyn Jacklin, Jerry Jacklin, Justin Jacklin and her newly “adopted” grandson Dr. Adam Power. Treasured Great-grandmother of Lenny Lucan, Brett Lucan, Hunter Lucan, Rylee Larocque, Jake Jacklin, Joel Jacklin, Kayla Filion, Celeste Jacklin, Logan Jacklin and Chelsea Fulton. Dear sister of Floyd den Hollander, Johanna Robbers and the late Leta Hostenbach. Agnes is predeceased by her son Gerald Wayne Jacklin and her parents Cornelius and Johanna den Hollander.
Agnes was a long-time resident of Sarnia having emigrated to Canada from The Netherlands by way of England where she was fostered while waiting for her family to be able to leave Holland after WWII. This positive experience inspired her to become a foster parent of many children for the Children’s Aid Society. She also found time to begin a successful career selling real estate in the Sarnia Area. She will be missed by all those who knew and loved her.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, May 3, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, ON.  In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice (cheques only at the funeral home please.)  smithfuneralhome.ca

For more information about this obituary visit http://www.smithfuneralhome.ca.

YOUNG: Mark William of Sarnia

Posted by on May 2, 2013

register book photoThe family announces the sudden passing of their beloved son Mark William Young on April 29, 2013 at Bluewater Health.  Loving father of his pride and joy, Ryan Ronald Young, and step-son Jason Dionne. Cherished son of Ronald and Sarah (Sally) Young of Sarnia. Dear brother of Kathy (Jon) Koning and Diane Young. Survived by his nieces and nephews, Irene and Chris Curran, Leo Koning, Brett Young, Kendra Ryan and loved by his great-nephew Brody. Mark has joined his brother Robert Raymond Young (2009). He will be dearly missed by all those who knew and loved him.
Family and friends were received on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A private family funeral service will be held at Smith Funeral Home, with interment in Lakeview Cemetery.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Inn of the Good Shepherd or the charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please).  smithfuneralhome.ca

For more information about this obituary visit http://www.smithfuneralhome.ca.

BEVERIDGE: Margaret Ethel of Petrolia

Posted by on May 2, 2013

Peacefully with family by her side, on Friday, April 26, 2013, Margaret Ethel Beveridge of Petrolia passed away at the age of 91.  Beloved wife of the late Mervin “Mike” Beveridge. Loving mother of Sharon (Jim) McDonald and Joyce Beveridge. Cherished grandmother of Michael (Betty) and Trevor (Jennette). Treasured great-grandmother of Matthew. Dear sister of Robert (Jean) Newell. Survived by sister-in-law Yvonne. Predeceased by her brothers; Stuart, Alex, Edgar and Hugh, and sister Flora. Survived by several nieces and nephews. Margaret will be missed by those who knew and loved her.

Family and friends were received from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, a funeral service was held immediately following visitation at 2:00 p.m. Interment followed at Lakeview Cemetery.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Cancer Society and the Heart and Stroke Foundation (cheques only at the funeral home please).  http://smithfuneralhome.ca/

For more information about this obituary visit http://www.smithfuneralhome.ca.

Earle, Oscar Harold, of Barrie, ON

EarleOscar Harold Earle passed away peacefully in the wee hours of the morning on April 26th, 2013. He was 86 years old and passed on in the comfort of his home at Leisure World in Barrie, Ontario.
Os, as his friends called him, learned early the value of hard work, and worked just that way his entire life; to provide for his family. He enlisted in the army during the World War II. His love for his country was evident by his desire to serve.
On September 29, 1951 Os married the love of his life, Jean Vivian Mary Roberts. Together they worked side by side in developing a mobile home park and campground/resort known today as Hoe Doe Valley. Some of the activities offered at the park were pony rides, cart and hay rides, tubing, swimming, skating, fishing, and the catering of winter parties. Os had a passion for his valley, and was happiest when he had children to share it with. Together, Os and Jean raised four children and took on several extra whenever they came across a child in need. Os was dedicated to his family and was a loving husband and father who was dearly loved in return.
Os will be sadly missed by his wife Jean, sister Marie, and children: Hal, Kathy, Dan (Dawn), Darcy and their respective partners, as well as Linda, who was loved like a daughter. Also his grandchildren: Sarah, Nick, Emma, Zack, Hannah, Josh, Amber, Tyler, Ryan, Sharalee and Daniel, and by five great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, if you wish, please send donations to The Alzheimer’s Association.

For more information about this obituary visit http://www.marshallwdrivercremationandburialservice.ca/.

WOUTERS: Joe of Forest, Ontario

Posted by on May 1, 2013

wouters-leftPeacefully at the Norman Site of Bluewater Health in Sarnia on Tuesday, April 30th, 2013. Joseph “Joe” Wouters of Forest at the age of 93. Joe is the loving husband of 65 years to Lisa Wouters. Joe will be dearly missed by his children Christine (John) Van Kessel, Lilly Wouters (Ron Young) and Eddy Wouters. Survived by his grandchildren Ryan (Krista) Van Kessel, Tara Van Kessel (Craig), Jessica Young and Shelby, Sheldon and Sylena Wouters. Joe is predeceased by his grandaughter Kelly Young. Survived by his sister Simone Van Hove (Frans) and by brothers and sisters-in-law Marcel Verreth (Emilia), Frank Deborger, August Jan Loy (Marg), Julienne Wouters, Louis Soetemans, Alfons (Maria) Ceulemans, Marcel Ceulemans and by sister-in-law Jose (Leopold) Nys and Julia Mortelmans. Joe is predeceased by 8 sisters and 2 brothers, as well numerous brothers and sisters-in-law in both Belgium and Canada. Joe is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at the FOREST CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS from 2-4 and 7-9pm on Thursday, May 2nd, 2013. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 11am. Interment to follow at Beechwood Cemetery. Donations and condolences may be left online at www.denningfuneralhome.com  . Donations to the Bluewater Health Foundation would be greatly appreciated. Special thanks to the Bluewater Health I.C.U Doctors and Nurses for their amazing care.

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

HYLAND, Donald Clifford

Posted by on May 1, 2013

WEB_Hyland_DonaldReunited with beloved late wife Eleanor (nee Williams) on May 1, 2013 at the age of 85 years.  Loving father of Doug (Wendy), Kathy (Gerry), David (1996), Margaret Franczuz (Steve), Gord (Darlene), Tricia Winik (Joe), and Nancy Benyo (Steve).  Adored grandfather of Jennifer, Hannah, John, Justin, Melissa (Will), Christina, Matthew, Alexa (Justin), Juliana, Ally, Eric, and Sarah. Cherished brother of Marion Kirk (Harold), Margaret Tucker (Gary), and brother in law of Betty Williams (Bruce). Don will be sadly missed by his many nieces and nephews and their families.    Special friend of Edith Woodbridge. Don was passionate about teaching.  He taught and was a Vice Principal of Kennedy Collegiate and Principal at Herman Secondary.  Don retired from the Windsor Board of Education as an Area Superintendent.  He was an active member with the Kiwanis Club of Windsor. A special thanks for the care and compassion shown to our father from the “angels” at Malden Park, Palliative Care.  Donations made to Malden Park, Palliative Care Unit would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Sunday from 3-5 pm and 7-9 pm.  A Funeral Service celebrating Don’s life will be on Monday 11:30 am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  Interment Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca  

For more information about this obituary visit http://www.FamiliesFirst.ca/.

Desmarais, Fernand

Posted by on May 1, 2013

WEB_Desmarais_FernandOn April 30, 2013 at 87 years of age.  Beloved husband of the late Estelle (nee Sauve).  Loving father of Mary Jane Grondin, Ferne Denise LaFlame, Patrick Desmarais of Vancouver, Victor Desmarais, Margaret and husband Larry Langlois, the late Alfred (2004) husband of Cathy, Theresa Windover, David and wife Nancy Desmarais.  Cherished grandfather of13grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.  He is pre-deceased by 16 brothers and sisters.  If you so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.  A family visitation was held followed by cremation.  Funeral arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

For more information about this obituary visit http://www.FamiliesFirst.ca/.

Kelly, Brian Andrew

Posted by on May 1, 2013

WEB_Kelly_BrianAPassed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on April 30, 2013 at 58 years of age. Beloved husband of Sherry (nee Klingbyle) for 35 years. Cherished father of Shawn and Megan (Clint). Loving brother of Paul (Judy), John, Dennis (Linda) and the late Barry Kelly. Dear brother-in-law of Linda (Jeff) White. He will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and dear friends. Brian worked at Chrysler Canada until retirement  and was a proud member of Local 444. A special thank you to nurses Shannon, Clava and Kim in ICU at Windsor Regional Hospital. If you so desire, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Friday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Funeral Saturday at 11:30am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Procession to Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

For more information about this obituary visit http://www.FamiliesFirst.ca/.

LEWIS, David of Brockville

Posted by on May 1, 2013

David Lewis

Peacefully at Sherwood Park Manor, Brockville on Tuesday April 30, 2013. David Lewis of Brockville age 85 years. Beloved husband of the late Josie (McCabe) Lewis and Jean (Jacques) Lewis. Loving father of Graham Lewis (Anne), Danny Lewis, Reid Lewis all of Peterborough, Loretta Rogers and Mark Rogers (Patty) both of Brockville. Cherished grandfather of Bill Lewis (Candice) of Oshawa, Lisa Eland (Greg), Carrie De Simas both of Toronto, Justin Rogers, Beth Rogers, Cole Rogers and Aidan Rogers. Great-grandfather of Owen Lewis, Sydney Lewis, Oscar De Simas and Marlie. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased  by his parents David Reid Lewis and his wife Grace (Bradley) Lewis, brothers and sisters Harriet, Bob (A twin brother) and Betty.

A private Graveside Service will be held at Oakland Cemetery. In memory of David, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Arrangements are entrusted to the Barclay Funeral Home 137 Pearl Street, Brockville. Messages of Condolence may be sent online at www.barclayfuneralhome.com

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

SCOTT, Victor Harry of Colborne, Ontario

Posted by on May 1, 2013

Scott VictorPeacefully at the Quinte Health Centre, Belleville on Tuesday April 30th, 2013 in his 75th year.  Beloved husband of the late Carolyn Scott (nee Dudley).  Loving father of Susan Scott (Ken Horne) and grandfather of Steven Scott.  Dear brother of Jean (Richard), Joan (Leo), Margaret, Gordon (Tova), Howard (Sharon), Gary (Bonnie) and the late Don (Grace), Bill and John.  Brother-in-law of Rick Dudley (Ja-Hee), John Dudley and Mike Dudley (Gail).  Victor will be missed by many nieces and nephews and his dear friends Jim and Shirley Cummings.  Friends are invited to call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home 11 King St., W., Colborne on Friday from 7-9 pm and Saturday May 4th from 11 am – 12 noon, followed by a funeral service at 12 noon.  Interment in Castleton Cemetery.  If desired donations may be made to Heritage United Church or Canadian Diabetes Association.  Condolences  received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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