Driscoll, Gail of Dutton

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At the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Thursday April 10 2014 Gail Patricia [Kent] Driscoll of Dutton in her 71st year. Beloved wife of George Driscoll. Loving mother of John and Sandra Driscoll, Ian and Sonja Driscoll all of Ottawa. Loving grandmother of Katya. Dear sister of David Kent and Lynn McFarlane of Ottawa. Cremation has taken place. Relatives and friends will be received at 247 Margaret St. Dutton on Saturday April 19 2014 1-4 pm. Arn Funeral Home, 519-762-2416 entrusted with arrangements. Email condolences arnfuneralhome@bellnet.ca

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Bechard, Richard “Ric”

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web_bechard richardUnexpectedly on April 10, 2014 at 61 years of age. Loving husband of 42 years to Diane (nee Packwood). Dedicated father of Rick, Mike & Stacey, Don & Jodi and Melissa & Matt. Devoted Papa of Damian, Caiden, Noah, Logan and baby to be, Sophia. Cherished son of Hector & Gail Bechard and son-in-law of the late Henry & Rose Packwood. Dear brother of Debbie Taylor, the late Randy Bechard, Don Bechard & Debbie Hobbs, Linda Bechard, Susan Bechard & Glenn Gault and brother-in-law of Don Packwood, the late Percy Packwood, the late Tom Packwood survived by wife Joanne, the late Doreen Riccardi, Terry Packwood. Treasured uncle to many nieces and nephews. Ric was the “ROCK” of the Bechard family and will be greatly missed by his extended family and friends. Visitation Saturday 3-5pm & 7-9pm. Funeral Service Sunday 11:30am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave., South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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McCLAIN: Gloria of London

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McClain (edited)McCLAIN, Gloria – Peacefully at her residence on Thursday, April 10th, 2014, Mrs. Gloria McClain of London in her 77th year. Wife of the late Don McClain (1989). Loving mother of Jim, Julie Smith, Rob and Pattie (Cliff), all of London. Dear sister of Patricia Cowan of Chatham and Frank Gates Jr. of Leamington. Proud grandma of Mike (Tara), Lee (Randi), Jamie (Josh), Chris, Amanda (Mike) and William. Cherished great-grandmother to Guerin, Gracen, Ryder and Wesley. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-9:00 p.m. at the WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the funeral service will be conducted on Monday, April 14th, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. Interment, Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Gloria are asked to consider the Canadian Diabetes Association. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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MONTPETIT: Donald of Hawkesbury

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montpetit donaldMr. Donald Montpetit from Hawkesbury passed away on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at the age of 40. He was the son of Earl Montpetit and of Linda Montpetit nee Beaudoin; the loving father of Alexandre and Micheal; the dear brother of Sylvie, Nancy and Marsha. He is survived by many uncles, aunts, cousins, nephews, nieces and friends.

Funeral details were entrusted to Berthiaume Family Funeral Home, 416, McGill Street, Hawkesbury, Ontario (877) 632-8511. A service will be held under the privacy of the family and friends at a later date.

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SLACK, Keith of Petrolia

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Surrounded by his family on Thursday, April 10, 2014, Keith Slack passed away at C.E.E. Hospital, Petrolia at the age of 80. Loving father to Doug (Gail) Slack, Paul Slack, and Karen Doan.  Grandpa of Jenny, Ryan, Jamie, Jazzlyn, Jordan, Brody and Tanner.  Survived by his brothers Merlyn Slack, Eugene (Alma) Slack, Ron Slack, and Ken (Leanne) Slack, and his sisters Joy Clements, Shirley (Gord) Smith, and Donna (Bill) Steane.  Keith is also survived by his sister-in-law Bernice Slack and was predeceased by his parents Len and Ruby Slack, his brother Jim Slack, his sisters-in-law Doreen and Agnes, and his brothers-in-law Ken Clements and Jim Maker. Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia from 1:00-4:00 p.m. with a funeral service to follow at 4:00 p.m.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario (www.heartandstroke.on.ca) or a charity of your choice.  Memories, pictures, and condolences may be shared online at www.needhamjay.com.

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Condie, Glen Leonard of Blind River, Ontario

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Glen CondieBorn October 23rd, 1929

Deceased April 9th, 2014

Passed away peacefully at the Blind River District Health Centre on April 9th, 2014.
Glen is in his 85th year. Beloved husband and best friend of Joyce for 63 years. Loving father of Glenda (Mike), Randi (Jill), Cindy (Mike). Special Papa to Jeffrey (Gina), Angela (Alain), Rebecca (Ryan), Shannon, Christine (Chris), David (Stephanie), David (Krista). Joyfully remembered by his great grandchildren; Nicholas, Madelaine, Tyson, Makenzie, Olliver, Abigail, Hunter, Hayden, Jaxson, Korben, Benjamin. Dear son of the late Elswood and Lulu. Dear brother of Vivian (Shug), Sanford (Dolores), Lindsay (Laurette), Delbert (Alice) and brother in law to Bill (Frances), Shirley (Louis).  Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.  Born in Beachford, Pembroke; raised in Kirkland Lake, worked in the mining industry for most of his working career. Glen and Joyce also lived in Windsor, Iron Bridge, Sudbury and Blind River. Glen loved sports, he coached hockey and ball. He was an outdoor enthusiast. Glen was the president of the steelworkers union in the mid 1960’s in Pronto. He was a health and safety representative with McIsaac and always looked out for the best interest of people. Glen and Joyce followed their grand kids and great grandchildren in all their sporting endeavours.  He will always be remembered as kind, gentle man with a big smile.  A memorial service celebrating Glen’s life will be held at St. Andrew’s United Church, Blind River, Ontario on Saturday April 12, 2012 at 1pm.  Donations to Golden Birches Terrace gratefully accepted.   Funeral arrangements entrusted to Menard Funeral Home, Blind River.  www.menardfh.com

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Weigel, Andrew of Thessalon, Ontario

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In his 55th year, unexpectedly passed away on April 6th, 2014 with his wife Susan ( Kovacs ) by his side.  A loving and devoted father to their daughter Carmen.  He was born and raised in Kitchener.  Son of the late Fred Weigel ( deceased ) and Dr. Marga Weigel.  Andrew graduated from Heriot-Watt University with an MBA in finance.  He had many other designations, but nothing was more important to him than sharing his knowledge with the many students he employed at the Carolyn Beach Motor Inn ( Thessalon ) and the Bayview Dining Lounge ( Zurich ).  He took great joy in seeing others do well.  His inspiration of knowledge came from his mother.  He had an extensive career in hospitality, including Cara Operations ( youngest divisional controller ), Ellis Don ( Director of Finance at the Windjammer in St. Lucia ) as well as managing resorts in Muskoka and Southern Ontario.  He had a great passion for music and native art.  He enjoyed his annual male bonding fishing trips with Guy and Wally.  Andrew treasured the time spent travelling the world with the love of his life Susan during their 28 year marriage.  Love you forever, pray for you always.  Love Susan and Carmen.    In remembrance of Andrew please consider a random act of kindness to someone in need.  Church service will be held at St. Gerard Magella, Sault Ste. Marie on Saturday April 12 at 10am.  Funeral arrangements entrusted to Beggs Funeral Home, Thessalon, Ontario.  www.beggsfh.com

 

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KAPINYA, Joseph “Joe” – Kingsville

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In Windsor on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, Age 76 years.  Best friend of Betty.  Dear father of Jan and wife Jen.  Loving grandfather of Jaret and Dylan.  Step-father of Chuck Robitaille and grandfather of Stephanie and great grandfather of Lauren, Addison and Alexander.  Joe loved watching his grandsons play hockey and never missed a game.  He loved farming and was an Air Canada Employee for 30 years.  Cremation has taken place in Windsor and a private family service will be held at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Windsor-Essex County Humane Society.  Arrangements entrusted to the C. Stuart Sykes Funeral Home, Kingsville, Ontario (519)733-4111.  Condolences may be left at www.sykesfuneralhome.ca.

 

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MARCHAND: Doris (nee Naylor) of Leamington

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A resident of Leamington, Doris Marchand passed away on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at the Iler Lodge Long Term Care Centre in Essex with family at her side at the age of 85.  She was born in Windsor and was the daughter of the late William and  Marie Naylor.  Loving wife of the late James Marchand (2013).  Loving mother of James Larry Marchand Jr., Carol Proulx (the late Garry), David Peters (Linda), Ron Peters (Jackie), Linda Acchione (Sandy), Ken Peters (Cindy), Debbie Price (Mike).  Cherished grandmother of 17 and great grandmother of 30.  Dear sister to James Naylor and his wife Hilda. Family and friends will be received at  the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell St. Leamington (519 326-2631) on Friday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  A Funeral Service to celebrate Doris’ life will be held in the Funeral Home on  Saturday, April 12, 2014  at 11:00 a.m.  Fr. Patrick Beneteau celebrant. Interment to follow at  Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery, Leamington . Memorial donations to  the Alzheimer Society or the  Canadian Down Syndrome Society would be appreciated by the family.  Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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HEYBOER: Mona of Chatham, fomerly of Turin Line

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Heyboer Mona winceHEYBOER: Mona (nee Heersma)- A resident of Meadow Park, and formerly of Turn Line, Mona Heyboer passed away with her family at her side on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at the age of 78. Born in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, Mona was the daughter of the Albert and Janna (Oostema) Heersma. Beloved wife of 54 years to Peter Heyboer. Loving mother of Jane of Ridgetown, Peter of Turn Line and Ken (Heather) of Ridgetown. Proud grandmother of Janine (Matt), Jenelle, Ryan and Josh all of Ridgetown. Sister to Abie Heersma (Dorothy) of Chatham. Also missed by nieces, nephews, friends and extended family. Mona was very active in the church. A Private Family Service will be held at a later date. Donations made in memory of Mona to the Alzheimer Society or Turin United Church would be appreciated. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com 

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Ridgetown, Ontario 
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SLEEGERS: Peter Joseph of London

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Sleegers (cropped for LFP)SLEEGERS, Peter Joseph - Passed away suddenly at his condo in Florida on April 5, 2014 in his 77th year. First son of Henry (2001) and Gerda (2004), Peter is survived by his loving long-time partner Susan Pratt (sons Murray (Lori) and Rodney, grandchildren Cassandra, Austin and Bryson Pratt), brothers and sisters Tony (2012) and Mary, Bill and Irma, John and Dorothy, Annette, Harry and Anna Marie, Joke (1947), Joe (Inez 1993) and Lori, Gerry, Al, Louis and Joanne, Jackie and Mike, as well as his many nieces, nephews and cousins both in Canada and in Holland. Peter was involved in two enterprises that continue to evolve today; founder of a SLEEGERS Group of Companies (1963), and co-founder of the EDPRO Group of Companies (1997). Peter enjoyed his winter months in Florida at his condo on Marco Island, and his summers at his farm in London, ON or at his beloved Wingfoot Island on Lake Temagami. Peter will be missed by his family, his friends, and his close business associates.

Visitation will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London on Sunday, April 13th from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.  Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. PETER’S CATHEDRAL BASILICA, 196 Dufferin Avenue (corner of Richmond), London, on Monday, April 14th at 10:00 a.m. Interment St. Peter’s Cemetery, London.  Those who wish to donate are asked to consider the Make-a-Wish Foundation of Southwestern Ontario http://swo.makeawish.ca  On-line condolences available at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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SCHMIDT: Isabel

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Schmidt - obitphotoIsabel passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at Vision Nursing Home. Born October 6, 1923 in Waterdown, Ontario.  Beloved wife of Nickolai Schmidt. Loving mother of John (Antje) Schmidt (Houston TX), Robert Schmidt (Windsor), Lynn Schmidt (Françoise Pilloud) (Ottawa), Marlene (Bruce) Jones (London), and Allan (Lynne) Schmidt (Sarnia).  Cherished grandmother of Deborah (John) Sarac, Dwayne Schmidt (Nazanin Ostad), Emily (Greg) Duff, Pascal Schmidt, Maxime Schmidt, Dylan Jones (Melany McTavish), Peter Jones, Nicolas (Jill) Schmidt, and Sara Schmidt (Mike Lange). Treasured Great-Grandmother of Michael, Adam and Amanda Sarac, Kian Schmidt, and Isabella and Madalyn Schmidt. Predeceased by her granddaughter Jennifer Lynne Schmidt. Also loved and remembered by many nieces and nephews.  A warm-hearted lady, Isabel loved to sew her own clothes and spent many summer hours canning fruits and vegetables. She was an active Brown Owl, a member of Christ Church Anglican, an avid baker, knitter, Blue Jays fan, lover of vanilla ice cream, flowers, children and her family. Family and friends will be welcomed on Sunday, April 13, 2014from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.  A celebration of Isabel’s life will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, April 14, 2014at Smith Funeral Home. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society Sarnia-Lambton (cheques only at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca

Nic and the family wish to express their sincere appreciation to the staff of Vision Nursing and Rest home.

Have a bowl of ice cream and think of Isabel.

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MANESS: Elsie

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maness obitPeacefully surrounded by love through her family and friends, Elsie passed on to be with her God the Creator at St. Joseph’s Hospice Center, on Wednesday, April 9, 2014.

Predeceased by her husband Charles (Chuck) Maness, her father Basil Gray and mother Evelyn Gray. Survived by her children Kim (Darren) Henry, Sherri (Shawn) Crowley, Vicki (Ed) Jacobs, and Eric (Paula) Maness. Beloved grandmother of Alissa, Niki, Jill, Kyle, Russell, Cameron, Brooke, Brittany, Karleigh, Kendra, Jarod, Madison and Charlotte. Cherished great-grandmother of Jada, Selina, Nolan, Lily and Lucy. She is also survived by her sister Ruth Bourque, Vern and Deanna Gray, Errnol and Wanda Gray, and several nieces and nephews.

Our loving mother Elsie was a lifetime member of the St. Clair United Church. She was a very proud Anishinabe Kwe who loved her community of Aamjiwnaang. Special thanks to the University dialysis unit, the Voyageur, Friddick’s Nursing Home, and the St. Joseph’s Hospice Center.

Family and friends will be received on Friday, April 11, 2014 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the St. Clair United Church, Sarnia. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Aamjiwnaang Community Center.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Clair United Church, the Kidney Foundation, Diabetes Association, and St. Joseph’s Hospice Sarnia (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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HUNTER: Dwayne of Hawkesbury

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hunter dwayneMr. Dwayne Hunter from Hawkesbury passed away on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at the age of 55. He was the beloved spouse of Lorraine Lalande; the son of the late Dwayne Hunter and of the late Pauline Picard. He leaves to mourn, the children of his spouse, Sandra (Claude), Richard (Nathalie) and Jocelyne (Martin). Also survived by many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, uncles, aunts, cousins and friends.

Friends may call at Berthiaume Family Funeral Home, 1243, Lansdowne Street, Hawkesbury, Ontario (877) 632-8511, Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. A service will be held at the F.X. Berthiaume chapel in the funeral home, on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.

For those who wish, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 119, Sydney Street, Cornwall, Ontario, K6H 3H1 would be appreciated.

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HIRST, Leonard of Cobourg, Ontario

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HirstLeonardPassed away suddenly with his family by his side at Northumberland Hills Hospital on April 9, 2014 at the age of 79.  Cherished husband of Jo for 58 years.  Caring and supportive Dad of Jackie Smith (Jim), Lorraine Hirst (Erik), Mark Hirst (Karen).  Adored Grandad of Kristin, Matthew (Michelle), Amy (Kelly), Melody (Dave) and Jake (Kristie).  Playful Great Grandad of Matthew, Noah, Luke and Liam.  Brother to Marion Gibson.  A celebration of Len’s life will be held on Monday, April 14 2014 from 6-8 pm at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E Cobourg.  Donations to the Salvation Army and Red Cross would be appreciated by the family.  Len’s family would like to thank the Emergency Department and Palliative Care for their compassion, care and attention during this difficult time.  Condolences received at www. MacCoubrey.com.

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MacDOUGALL; James of Camlachie

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Passed away at his home on Tuesday, April 8, 2014.  James MacDougall, of Camlachie, was in his 74th year.  He was a loving husband of 27 years to Betty (nee Najdzion)(Lozon) and the late Veronica (nee Kerrigan)(1983).  He will be missed by his children Liana and Lloyd Verburg of Calgary, Aaron and Leeanne MacDougall of Watford, Travis and Becky MacDougall of Point Edward, and his step-daughter Debbie and Jan Szeremek of Chatham,  his grandchildren, Renee, Jocelyn, Christina, Daniel, Curtis, Laura, Halle, and Sullivan, and his great grandchildren, Olivia, Isla, and Liam, and two more on the way.  Jim was the son of William and Margaret MacDougall and the brother of Jack MacDougall, Jean and Ray Metcalfe, Edna Lusby, Fern MacDougall, Robert and Mary Lee MacDougall, Linda MacDougall, Ron and Lynda MacDougall, Diane and Richard Stein, Alex MacDougall, Donna MacDougall, Doug and Dianne MacDougall, and the late Helen (2011) (Murray) Smith, the late Peter (2012) (Anne) MacDougall, the late Lorne MacDougall (1949), and the late Vivian MacDougall (2004).  Jim retired from Lanxess in 1999 and farmed in Plympton Township for close to fifty years.  He was also a long time member of the Huron Shores Optimist Club, and was their current president.   Friends will be received on Sunday from 1 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the WYOMING CHAPEL, 650 Broadway St., Wyoming.   A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 14, 2014 at the Camlachie Community Centre, 6767 Camlachie Road, Camlachie.  Deacon Rudy Terpstra officiating.  As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society (www.cancer.ca).  Memories and condolences may be shared on-line at www.needhamjay.com.

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COONEY, Joseph “Joe” of Baltimore, Ontario

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Peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on Wednesday April 9th, 2014 in his 91st year.  Beloved husband of Fern Cooney (nee Carr).  Loving father of Joey Cooney and Lori Marshman (Kevin).  Dear papa of Josh Cooney, Jake Cooney (Jessica), Samantha Cooney, Kyle Marshman (Brittany) and Justin Marshman (Autumn).  Lovingly remembered by his sister Mary Martin and his nieces and nephews.  Friends are invited to call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St., E., Cobourg on Sunday from 1-4 pm.  A funeral service will be held in the MacCoubrey Funeral Home on Monday April 14th, 2014 at 2 pm.  Interment in Baltimore East Cemetery in the spring.  If desired, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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LOUGHEED: James “Jim” of Deserento and formerly of Durham

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After a lengthy illness on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at the Lennox & Addington Hospital in his 82nd year.  Loving husband of the late Jean Lougheed.  Loving father of Wayne Scott, Dave Scott and Pam Delong (Jim).  Treasured grandpa of Amanda and Derek.  Dear brother of Mary Henry.  Predeceased by his siblings John and Barbara.  Jim will always be remembered by his nieces and nephews.  Family and Friends will be received at the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, 166 Bruce Street North, Durham, Ontario on Thursday, April 10, 2014 between the hours of 1:00p.m. until the time of service at 2:00p.m. in the funeral home.  Spring Interment will take place at a later date.  For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the Lennox & Addington Hospital or the Diabetes Association in memory of Jim.  www.mccullochwatsonfuneralhome.ca

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MILES: Emily of Durham

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Passed away at Rockwood Terrace, Durham on Saturday, April 5th, 2014.  Emily Gertrude (Blake) Miles, of Durham, in her 91st year.  Beloved wife of the late Franklin Miles.  Survived by her sisters Edith Adams of Durham and Margaret and her husband Gerry Roane of Barrie.  Predeceased by her parents Joseph and Margaret Blake, and her sister Irene Brown.  Emily was a member of Trinity Anglican Church and Trinity Anglican Church Choir.  Funeral Service will be held at Trinity Anglican Church, Durham on Saturday, April 12th at 11 a.m.   Spring interment at Trinity Anglican Cemetery.  As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to Trinity Anglican Church or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.   Arrangements entrusted to the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham.  www.mccullochwatsonfuneralhome.ca

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KENNEDY: Donald Ellis of Byron, and formerly of St. Thomas

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Kennedy (156x250)Kennedy- Donald Ellis of Byron, and formerly of St. Thomas,  passed away at Parkwood Hospital, London,  on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 in his 85th year. Beloved husband of the late Donna Jean (Beckley) Kennedy (1989) and dear fiancé of Joan Robinson. Loved father of Mark (Lori) Kennedy of Oakville, Cathy Neely (Steve) of St. Thomas, Karen Smith of Port Stanley (late Glenn ) and the late Allison Portlock ( Edwin). Loved grandfather of Carrie (Dave), Drew, Sarah, Andrea, Benjamin (Richelle), Vicki, Adam (Amanda), Amanda  and the late Jenifer Portlock. Great grandfather of David (Amber) and Britney and great, great grandfather of Ellison. Dear brother of Richard and Arthur Kennedy. Predeceased by a number of brothers and sisters. Also survived by several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Donald was born June 29, 1929, in Dixie (Mississauga), the son of the late Jack and Evelyn (Ellis) Kennedy. He was retired from Bell Canada. Don was a former member of the St. Thomas Kiwanis Club, the Oakville Kiwanis (Past President) and the North London Kiwanis. He served on the Central Elgin School Board and was the former chairman of the Locke’s Fair Board. Don spent many years coaching minor hockey and loved watching his grandchildren play.

The family will receive friends at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service to be conducted at St. John’s Anglican Church on Monday at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow in South Park Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to Parkwood Palliative Care Unit or the Canadian Tire Jump Start program. A very special thanks to Dr. Singh and the nursing staff of Parkwood Palliative Care Centre.

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Both: Jacobus “Jack”

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Peacefully at Sumac Lodge on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, Jacobus “Jack” Both passed away at the age of 85. Beloved husband of Nicoline. Loving father of Louise (Rick) Mifflin and Co (Christine) Both. Cherished grandfather of Jason Frew (Janelle), Amy Frew, Sandy Fenrich (Jarrod), Joshua Both (Kiersten), Justine Morley, and Ashley Morley (Tom), and great-grandfather of Caleb Card, Kayla Fenrich, Jack Frew, and Odyn Jepson. Cremation has taken place.  A private family service will be held.  Arrangements entrusted to Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.  Memories and condolences may be sent online at smithfuneralhome.ca

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MITCHELL nee Gould, Yvonne “Vonnie”

Posted by on April 9, 2014

Peacefully with family by her side on April 08, 2014 at 90 years of age. Loving wife of 69 years to Don. Cherished mother of Marilyn Donohue (Dan), Maureen, Mari-Jo and Michelle Stroud and husband Dave and predeceased by daughter Marianne (1960). Beloved grandmother of Marianne and husband Patrick, Shawn and wife Leianne, Jennifer and husband William, Megan, Lauren, Daniel, Robert, David, Michael and wife Cezanne. Proud great-grandmother of 11 beautiful children. Eldest caring sister of William (Rose), Gloria (Lynn), Alvin and wife Eileen, Kay and husband Bill, Raymond and wife Veronica, Deanna (Frank), Karen and husband Wayne and predeceased by Carl (Mary), Joyce (Mike) and Ralph (Audrey). Sister-in-law of Madeline (Irving) and predeceased by Robert (Alice) and Loretta (Theo). Vonnie leaves behind many cherished nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Special thank you to Dr. Sheehan, the nurses and staff of Malden Park 2 South. Many thanks to Dr. Kadri, the Nephrologists and the dialysis staff at the Jeanne Mance building at Hotel Dieu. Also, for the special attention our mother received from Care Medical Transportation. If you so desire, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Saturday April 12th from 10:30am until time of service at 12:30pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Cremation to Follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

 

 

 

 

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BAILEY: William of London

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At University Hospital, London, on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, William “Bill” Bailey of London in his 83rd year.  Beloved husband of Mary (Stothers) Bailey for 60 years. Dear father of John Bailey and his wife Cindy of Wiesbaden, Germany, James Bailey and his wife Jo-Anne of London, Susan Lee and her husband John of Fonthill and Beverley Bailey and her husband Steve Ceolin of St. Thomas. Proud grandpa of 5 granddaughters and 5 grandsons, 2 great-grandchildren and his granddaughter-in-law. Dear brother of Robert “Bob” Bailey and his wife Kay and brother-in-law of Beverley Wethey all of London. Bill was a Life member of Kilwinning Lodge No. 64 A.F. & A.M., he was President of London Motor Products, and a Past Chairman of the Canadian Automobile Associates Mid Western Ontario Club and a long time member of the London Hunt and Country Club. Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received by the family from 3 – 6pm on Friday, April 11, 2014, at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. The memorial service will be held at St. James Westminster Anglican Church, 115 Askin Street, London, on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 1 pm.  Private family interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to My Sisters’ Place, 566 Dundas Street London, ON N6B 1W8 or Mission Services of London, 415 Hamilton Road, London, On N5Z 1S1.  Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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McCALLUM, Violet of Brampton, Ontario

Posted by on April 9, 2014

Peacefully on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at Bethell Hospice House in her 85th year.  Beloved wife of  John “Jack” McCallum.  Loving mother of Fred (Cris).  Proud grandmother of Renee.  Cherished great grandmother of Cortney and Carley.  A funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 1:00p.m at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E. Cobourg with interment following at Cobourg Union Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bethell Hospice House in Inglewood.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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REDMOND: Seamus of Port Stanley and formerly of London and Stratford

Posted by on April 9, 2014

Redmond, Seamus of Port Stanley and formerly of London and Stratford, passed away peacefully, on Wednesday, April 9th, 2014, at the St. Joseph’s Hospice, London, in his 67th year. Dearly loved husband of Susan (Ross) Redmond and loved father of Paul Redmond and his wife Amy of London. Much loved Poppa of Clare, Aedan and Kathleen. Dear brother of Maria Posener (Mike) of Australia, Joe Redmond (Claire) of Ireland, Sean Redmond of Ireland and Joan Howes (Brian) of England.  Dear son-in-law of Marilyn Ross. Also survived by a number of nieces and nephews. Seamus was born in Ireland on December 13, 1947, the son of the late James and Margaret “Peg” (Kirwan) Redmond. He worked for G.M. Locomotive, London. Seamus was a member of the St. Thomas Field Naturalists, Nature London, the Hawk Cliff Foundation and was a supporter for the Parkinson Foundation.

A celebration of life will be held at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Visitation at the funeral home on Saturday from 10:00-11:00 a.m. Cremation has taken place. Remembrances may be made to the St. Joseph’s Hospice, the Parkinson Foundation or charity of choice.

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