Beneteau, James Martin, C.A., C.P.A.

Posted by on November 2, 2013

web_Beneteau_JamesCherished husband of Penny (nee Lazarus) for 28 years.  Loving father of Ron and Elaine, James, Amanda and Aaron.  Proud Papa of Kyle, Kaitlynn, and Kayla.  Adored son of Martin and Freda Beneteau.  Will be missed by his siblings Joe and Pam Beneteau, Genny and Ron Deschamps, Lawrence and Lisa Beneteau, Paul and Jean Beneteau, Theresa and Dave Meloche, and Loretta and Martin Dekold. Dear brother-in-law to Ray and Carol Lazarus, Joanne and Mike Antaya, Judy and Rick Chittle. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Jim was an accountant for many years with Hyatt Lassaline.  He was an active member at Lakeshore St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church. He volunteered his time as the Church accountant as well as ushering during Sunday Services.  Donations made to Myeloma Canada would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Tuesday from 3-5 pm and 7-9 pm at Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd., East Windsor (519) 969-5841. On Wednesday, family and friends are invited to visit after 10 am until time of service at 11 am at Lakeshore St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, (235 Amy Croft Dr).  Cremation to follow.  Share photos, memories or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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PACHECO, Noe of Woodstock

Posted by on November 2, 2013

PACHECO, Noe – Suddenly at Woodstock General Hospital on Friday, November 1,  2013,  Noe Antonio Pacheco of Woodstock in his 89th year.  Beloved husband of Leonor (nee Correia).  Dear father of Tony Pacheco (Lisete), Francisca Pacheco (Joe) and Nelia Soares (Bill).  Loving grandfather of 7 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter.  Also lovingly remembered by his sister Odilia Correia.  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Monday, 2:30-4:30 pm (note time) and 7-9 pm.  Parish prayers at the funeral home on Monday at 4:00 pm.  Funeral Mass at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 1420 Devonshire Avenue, Woodstock on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 11:00 am.    Interment in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.  If desired, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.  Smith-LeRoy, (519) 537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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HOUGHTON: Margaret (Melvin) of Sarnia

Posted by on November 1, 2013

Peacefully at her home on Friday, November 1, 2013, Margaret (nee Melvin) Houghton of Sarnia passed away at the age of 82.  Beloved wife of the late Albert Houghton. Loving mother of A. Craig Houghton of Guelph and S. Kyle Houghton of Sarnia. Cherished grandmother of Craig, Beverley, Avery Houghton of Ottawa and Julia Houghton of Sarnia.  Cremation to take place. A private family service will be held.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the V.O.N. (cheques only at the funeral home please).   Arrangements entrusted to Smith Funeral Home, Sarnia. smithfuneralhome.ca

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McPHEE: Russell Thomas of Sarnia

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Peacefully at Bluewater Health on Friday November 1, 2013, Russell Thomas McPhee of Sarnia passed away at the age of 89.  Beloved husband and best friend of the late Edna McPhee. Loving father of Russ (Heather) McPhee of Sarnia and the late Ron McPhee. Cherished grandfather of Stephanie McPhee (Jeff Jordan) of Corunna, Allison Bourque (Dave) of Sarnia, Michael McPhee of Orleans, ON and great grandfather of Niko and Keira Bourque. Survived by his daughter in-law Leona McPhee of Orleans, ON.

Family and friends will be received at Smith Funeral Home 1576 London Line, Sarnia on Monday November 4, 2013 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Tuesday November 5, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. with interment in Lakeview Cemetery.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the local charity of choice (cheques only at the funeral home please). smithfuneralhome.ca

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MCKINNON: Dorothy Constance (Billard) of Sarnia

Posted by on November 1, 2013

Peacefully at Twin Lakes Terrace on Thursday, October 31, 2013, at the age of 93, Dorothy Constance McKinnon (nee Billard), has passed into the presence of her Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, to join her beloved husband Raymond (1999).

Dorothy leaves behind her loving sons Ken (Carolyn) and Stu (Lori). She will be missed by her grandchildren Corey (Caillie), Craig, Michael and Sarah McKinnon. She also leaves behind her only great-grandchild, Cash McKinnon. Survived by sisters-in-law Ila Baker and Laura Hendra, and by many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents Dennis and Mary Billard as well as her sisters Blanche Morphew, Marion Gledhill, Hazel Middleton and Audrey Faltinson.

Dorothy loved travelling and enjoyed her winters in Hawaii and Florida. She will be missed by all those who knew and loved her.

A funeral service will be on Monday, November 4, 2013, at 12:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, with family and friends being received from 10:30 a.m. until service time.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Bluewater Health Foundation or the charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please).  smithfuneralhome.ca

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GALLAWAY: Dorothy of Chatham

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Peacefully, surrounded by her family on Thursday, October 31, 2013, at Copper Terrace Nursing Home, Chatham, Dorothy Gallaway passed away at the age of 83.

Beloved wife of Jack Gallaway.  Loving mother of Mae (Bill) Tacknyk, Ken (Lynne Anne) Gallaway, Herb (Rose) Gallaway, Gregg (Patricia) Gallaway, and Mary-Jean (Brian) Lunn. Cherished grandmother of 13, great-grandmother of 20 and great-great-grandmother of one.  Also survived by several nieces and nephews.  A special mother to Naren and Depa & family, Ivan (deceased), Robbie and Lisa.  Predeceased by her parents, siblings, and one grandson.

Family and friends will be received on Monday, November 4, 2013, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at MCKINLAY FUNERAL HOME, 459 St. Clair St., Chatham.

Family and friends will also be received on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 6, 2013, at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, Sarnia. Interment to follow in Resurrection Cemetery.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Copper Terrace, Chatham or Active Lifestyle Centre, Chatham.  smithfuneralhome.ca

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VANOVERSTRAETEN: Josephine of Fiddick’s Nursing Home, Petrolia

Posted by on November 1, 2013

Peacefully at Fiddick’s Nursing Home, Petrolia, on Friday, November 1, 2013, Josephine VanOverstraeten passed away at the age of 80. Beloved wife of the late Amedee (2010). Loving mother of the late Mary Rose. Cremation has taken place. A private family service will be held. smithfuneralhome.ca

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MEDEIROS: Maria Jose of Sarnia

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Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, Maria Jose Medeiros passed away after a long, courageous battle with heart disease at the age of 77 at Bluewater Health on Thursday, October 31, 2013.

Beloved wife of Oliverio (Ollie) for 52 years. Loving mother of Berta (Cory) and Irene (David). Cherished grandmother of Alina and Evan and step-grandmother to Alicia (Chris) and Tiffany (Daniel). Dear sister of Maria Santos (late Manuel), Maria Ines (Antonio), Alda, Manuel (late Fernanda), Jose (Irene), Mariano (Helen), Antonio (Linda), and Jacinto (Fatima). Survived by sisters-in-law Irene (late Manuel), Maria Angelina (Jose Agusto). Remembered by several nieces and nephews in Azores, Bermuda, US and Canada. Predeceased by her parents Jose and Maria Cordeiro, father and mother-in-law Mariano and Ermelinda, brother Jose Jacinto, sister-in-law Natilde, and brothers-in-law Gilbert (Georgina) and Ivo (Alice).

Maria was a prep cook at the Drawbridge Inn for 20 years. She loved to cook for her family and friends and she was a proud Vavo to her grandchildren. She will be sadly missed by all those who knew and loved her.

Family and friends will be received on Sunday, November 3, 2013, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.

A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, November 4, 2013, at St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church, 1920 Wildwood Dr., Brights Grove. Entombment to follow in Resurrection Cemetery.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Bluewater Health – Telemetry Ward (cheques only at the funeral home please).  smithfuneralhome.ca

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MEDEIROS: Christopher Michael of Edmonton formerly of Sarnia

Posted by on November 1, 2013

MEDEIROS obituary pictureIt is with deeply saddened hearts that the Medeiros family announces the sudden passing of Christopher Michael Medeiros at Grey Nuns Community Hospital in Edmonton, AB, on Tuesday, October 29th, 2013.

Beloved son of Mariano and Magda Medeiros. Loving brother of Zach Medeiros (Mandy Mezzatesta); and Kimberly (Kevin) Downey and their daughter Talia. Survived by grandparents Joe and Maria Cabral, many aunts and uncles, cousins and all of their families. Christopher was known for his big smile and his big personality – he loved life and lived it to the fullest. Most of all, we will miss his big heart. Christopher will be greatly missed by numerous friends and all those who knew and loved him. Predeceased by his grandparents Manuel and Maria Piedade.

Special thanks to the staff on the Critical Care Unit of Grey Nuns Community Hospital for their outstanding care and support that they show to families and their patients.  Much love and gratitude to Aunt Mary Jo and Uncle Gordon Norman and their families for being there for us through this difficult time – your kind words and support mean everything to us.

Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Monday, November 4th, 2013 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. with words of tributes to take place at 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Benedict’s Roman Catholic Church, 1011 Oak Ave, Sarnia, at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 5th, 2013. Interment to follow in Resurrection Cemetery.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Canadian Tire Jumpstart (cheques only at the funeral home please). smithfuneralhome.ca

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GRAY: John Michael of Sarnia

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It is with deeply saddened hearts that the family of John Michael Gray announces his sudden passing on Wednesday, October 30, 2013, at the age of 42.  Loving father of Tanner, Travis, Riley and Mykayla. Cherished son of Cheryl and Wayne. Dear brother of Les (Farrah) and Steven (Jenna). Sadly missed by his Aunt Cathy, cousin Ricky and nephews Liam and Ty.  Cremation has taken place. At the family’s request, no visitation or service will be held.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Cancer Society (cheques only at the funeral home please).  Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.  smithfuneralhome.ca

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WARRNIER: Arthur John ”Bud” of Hawkesbury

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Warriner – Mr. Arthur John (‘’Bud’’) from Hawkesbury passed away on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at the age of 78. He was the beloved husband of the late Audrey Pilon; the son of the late Leonard Warriner and of the late Pearl Skelton; the beloved father of Brenda and Shelley (Mark Beach); the dear brother of Dale (late Anne), Garnet (Carol), Patricia (late Doug Rowe) and Shirley (Steve Ware). He was predeceased by a baby daughter Karen. He is survived by many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, cousins, nephews, nieces and friends.

Friends may call at Berthiaume Funeral Home Ltd. 1243 Lansdowne Street, Hawkesbury, Ontario (877) 632-8511, Monday, November 4, 2013 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Tuesday, November 5, 2013 from 9:30 a.m. A celebration will be held at the F.X. Berthiaume Chapel in Hawkesbury on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 11 a.m.

For those who wish, donations to a Society or Foundation of your choice would be appreciated.

Condolences may be conveyed by fax at (613) 632-1065 or visit our Web Site www.salonfuneraireberthiaume.com

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MURRAY: Arthur Henry “Art” of Waterdown, formerly of Nova Scotia

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Arthur Murray Pic.Suddenly but peacefully passed away with his family at his side on Friday, November 1, 2013 at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington in his 80th year.  Beloved husband of Irene of 54 years.  Loving father of Gary (Debbie), and Marilyn (Abel, deceased).  Proud grandpa of Jennifer, Jessica, Daniel, Shawn, and Kyle.  Survived by his sister Evelyn (John) Chambers; and his brothers-in-law Harry (Carol), and Winston (Colleen); and his sister-in-law Ann (Piet).  Predeceased by his brother Gerald and sisters Mary and Betty.  Art will also be remembered by many other relatives and friends.  Visitation will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where a Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 11 a.m.  Reception will follow in the Funeral Home Family Centre.  The family would like to thank the two compassionate nurses in the Joseph Brant Hospital ICU for their care.  Donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.  Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Giguere, Mr Clarence William of Sault Ste. Marie, formerly of Thessalon, Ontario

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Peacefully on Thursday October 31, 2013.  Clarence Giguere of Sault Ste. Marie, formerly of Thessalon in his 73rd year.  Loving father of Robbie Giguere of Thessalon and Randal Giguere of Sault Ste. Marie.  Special Grandpa to Caleigh, Martina and Damian.  Predeceased by brothers George, Fred and Norman and sisters Marie and Susie.  Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.  Friends may call at the Thessalon First Nations Community Hall on Tuesday November 5, 2013 from 11am until time of memorial service at 2:30pm.  Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or ARCH gratefully accepted.  Funeral arrangements entrusted to Beggs Funeral Home, Thessalon, Ontario. www.beggsfh.com

 

 

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CRAVEN, Marie a resident of Chatham and formerly of Wallaceburg

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A resident of Chatham and formerly of Wallaceburg, Marie Craven, passed away peacefully at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Chatham on October 31, 2013 at the age of 85. Beloved wife of the late Harold Craven (2003). Cherished mother to Lynn Craven. Granny to Nerissa Craven (Kevin), Davalyn Craven (Dennis), and great-granny to Marenna Craven, Dajyn Kalp, Keygan Kalp, Deacon Parker, Kaylee Parker. Marie was the last surviving of fifteen brothers and sisters. Family to receive friends at the Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham on Monday from 2:00-4:00 & 7:00-9:00 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held at the Funeral Home on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Dresden Cemetery. Donations in memory of Marie Craven to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com

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WATTEL: Cornelia of Strathroy

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Wattel, Cornelia WEBWattel, Cornelia – On Thursday, October 31 the Lord called unto Himself Cornelia Jacoba Wattel of Strathroy in her 76th year. Beloved wife of Lein Wattel of Strathroy. Loving mother of Leo and Yolanda, Gerald and Kelly, Garry and Jeanette, Peter and Ebelien and Marcel and Claudia. Also survived by 25 grandchildren, 2 brothers and 2 sisters. Visitation will be held at Denning Bros. Funeral Home, Strathroy on Sunday, November 3 from 7-9 PM. A private interment will take place at St. James Cemetery, Watford prior to the funeral service which held at Grace Canadian Reformed Church, Kerwood on Monday, November 4 at 1 PM with Rev. Reuben Bredenhof officiating. In lieu of flowers donations to the ALS Society would be appreciated.

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SCRIVEN: Pauline of Komoka

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Scriven, Pauline –  Peacefully at Country Terrace, Komoka, Thursday, October 31,2013, Pauline Scriven (Perron) passed away in her 87th year. Predeceased by her husband, Edward Scriven (1996). Loving mother to Paul (Janet), Louise Gordon (Bob), Andre and Marie Scriven (Ryan). Fondly remembered by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Born in Montreal, she was recruited to London in 1946 to play professional baseball for the London Supremes. Pauline was a longtime resident of Coldstream before moving to Strathroy. Cremation has taken place. As she wished, there will be a private family internment.

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MCMAHON: John of Strathroy and formerly Mount Hope ON

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McMahon,John WEBPeacefully at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Thursday October 31st, 2013 in his 93rd year. Formerly of Mount Hope, ON. A veteran of the Second World War and a life  time member of the Royal Canadian Legion. Beloved husband of the late Evelyn Esther (Walsh). Loving father to Elaine Trabucco (Mario) of Stoney Creek, John Wayne (Carmen) of Hamilton, Diane of Hamilton, Danny (Rose) of Alberta, Patrick of The Yukon and Gail Winia (Julien) of Kerwood. Predeceased by his sons Donald and Edward, and his sister Peggy Clinton. Will be sadly missed by his sister-in-law Hilda (Doug) Singer of Montreal. Loving grandfather of Luisa, Sonia, Eddy, Teresa, Cory, Corrina, Jennifer, Amy, Tanya, Melissa, Crystal, Jeremiah, and Sarah. Adored great-grandfather of Lucas, Marina, Liana, Gabriella, Marco,Jessica, Mya, Philippa, Bran, Amber, Ariel, Matthew, Isabelle,Bailey, and Lucy. Remembered by many special friends from Trillium Village, Strathroy Senior Centre and the First Baptist Church, Strathroy. Visitation will be held at Denning Bros. Funeral Home, Strathroy, on Sunday November 3rd,2013, from 1-4p.m with a Funeral Service to follow at 4p.m. Interment will beheld on Monday, November 4th at 11a.m. at St. Paul’s Anglican Church  (Mount Hope Cemetery), Hamilton. Donations in memory of John may be made to the First Baptist Church, Strathroy, the Royal Canadian Legion or a charity of your choice, would be much appreciated. A tree will be planted as a living memorial to John.

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LAMBERTON, Scott David of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on November 1, 2013

LambertonScottA Celebration of Life will be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home Reception Centre, 30 King Street East, Cobourg, Ontario on Monday, November 11 from 2-4 pm. To give donations or leave a condolence message go to www.MacCoubrey.com.

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Semande, Gregory

Posted by on November 1, 2013

WEB_Semande_GregPassed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on October 31, 2013 at the age of  57 years.  Loving husband to Anna Dunn. Cherished father to Matthew and wife Shannon Semande, Michael Semande and loving step-father to Shawn Dunn and Amanda Dunn (Josh Maltais). Beloved Pipi to Ethan, Shayne, Seth and Baby Maltais who is on his way. Adored son to Anne and the late James Semande (2010). Treasured brother to Gerry and wife Leona, Don and wife Mary Semande, Brian Semande and Kevin Semande. Dear son-in-law to Norma and the late Dan Carosella (2000). Greg will be missed by his brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Greg had many friends with whom he enjoyed playing pool, fishing, golfing, camping and he enjoyed life to the fullest. He will be missed by many. Greg was a long time employee of Sure Seal Roofing and Siding. The family would like to send a special thank you to the doctors and nurses at London Health Sciences Victoria Hospital Critical Care Trauma Centre for their kindness, compassion and heroic efforts. You will always hold a special place in our hearts.  If you so desire memorial donations to the Windsor & Essex Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated. Visiting Sunday 3-5, 7-9 p.m. Funeral Monday 12:00 noon 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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GRAHAM, Donald of R.R. #1 Chesley

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Graham, DonaldDonald Richard Graham of R.R. #1 Chesley, formerly of Orangeville, passed away suddenly at Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 in his 72nd year.

Loving husband of Jennifer. Father of Dawn (Mike) Gateman of Elmwood and Andrew Graham of Orangeville. Grandfather of Graham and Cameryn Gateman; Owen and Eden Graham. He will be missed by his brother Christopher (Alda) of Monkland, sister Sharon (Lyn) Barnes of Bountiful, Utah and sister-in-law Stephanie (Candy) De Grandis of Rockwood. Don was predeceased by first wife Carolyn (1992) and his parents, Francis and Donna (LePine) Graham.

A memorial service celebrating Don’s life was held at the Klages Mill, Chesley on Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 3 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley.

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DENLEY: Dick of London

Posted by on November 1, 2013

Peacefully at University Hospital on Thursday, October 31st, 2013, in his 88th year.  Beloved husband of Eileen of 63 years.  Loving father of Randall (Linda), Roger, Laura (Jeff) Howard, and Crystal Vicherek.  Proud Grandpa of 11 grandchildren.  A private family service and interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery has taken place.  Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Dick are asked to consider the Alzheimer Society or the Neonatal Unit at L.H.S.C. – Victoria Campus.  (Westview Funeral Chapel, 519-641-1793, entrusted with arrangements.)

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ROWBOTHAM, Willis of Chesley

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Rowbotham, WillisWillis Elmer Rowbotham of Chesley, passed away at Parkview Manor, Chesley on Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 in his 79th year.

 

Dear father of Lois Rowbotham of R.R. #3 Elmwood, Roger (Carol) of Creemore, Gary (Kellie) of R.R. #3 Elmwood and Patricia Rowbotham of Winnipeg. Sadly missed by seventeen grandchildren and nineteen great-grandchildren. Remembered by his brothers Lloyd (Jean) of Dunedin, Allen (Joan) of Dunedin, Donald (Carol) of Strathroy, sisters Norma Johnston of Creemore, Marion Kelly of Collingwood, Barbara Cudmore of Creemore, Holly Hughes of Creemore, brother-in-law Aubrey Miller and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Willis was predeceased by his son Ted, daughter Heather McNabb, granddaughter Tammy McNabb, great-grandson Zachary, brothers Claude (Ena), Delmer (Marion), sisters Kathleen Winchester (George), Irma Miller, brothers-in-law Mervin Johnston, Ross Kelly, Barbara’s second husband Rodney Cudmore, Charles Hughes and parents Wilfred and Sophia (Drury) Rowbotham.

 

Visitation was held at the Klages Mill, Chesley on Sunday from 7 – 9 p.m. where a funeral service celebrating Willis’ life was held on Monday, October 28, 2013 at 1 p.m. Interment in Chesley Cemetery.

 

Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, Alzheimer Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

 

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley.

 

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WEBER, Lorne, of Hanover

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weberwebnewLorne Weber, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital on Friday, November 01, 2013, in his 85th year.

Born on September 27, 1929 in Carrick Township, son of the late Herbert and Cecile (nee Kuenzig) Weber.  Lorne and Noreen farmed in Normanby Township until retiring to Hanover.  He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and was a 3rd Degree Knight and a member of the Neustadt, Normanby, Carrick Agricultural Society for 45 years.

Survived by loving wife Noreen (nee Grubb) Weber, children Doug Weber of Medicine Hat, Alberta and Betty Ann King (Pete Povelofski) of Chesley; grandchildren Richard King (Bridget) and Josh King (Tracy); greatgrandchildren Trent, Taylor, Dakota and Willow.  Also survived by his brothers-in-law Gerald (Shirley) Grubb of Walkerton, Clarence (Geraldine) Grubb of St. Clements; sisters-in-law Betty (John) Schill of Wallenstein and Doreen Weber of Walkerton.  Predeceased by his brother Stan Weber, sister-in-law Marie (Alex) Diebolt.

Visitation will be held at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Sunday 2-3:30 and 7-9 pm  with Knights of Columbus Prayers and Vigil Rites at 3:30 pm. A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, November 04, 2013 at 11:00 am at Holy Family Church, Hanover. Father Gary Schlack officiated.  Interment in Holy Family Cemetery, Hanover.

Memorial donations to the Cancer Society or Holy Family Building Fund were appreciated as expressions of sympathy.  Register book available at http://www.mightonfuneralhome.ca/obituaries/Weber.htm

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ZIEBA, Jan Leonard

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Jan Leonard Zieba

November 6, 1951 – November 1, 2013

Passed away surrounded by the love of his family at the Sun Parlor Home in Leamington.  He will be missed by his loving wife Zofia and their daughter Monika and his three cherished grandchildren.  Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Monday, November 4, 2013 from 10:30 am  - 12:30 pm at which time we will proceed to St. Michael’s Church, 21 Elliott Street, Leamington for a Mass to celebrate Jan’s life.  Fr. Pat Fuerth officiating.  Cremation.  If you wish to donate in Jan’s memory cheques made payable to Zofia Zieba (to be put into a trust fund for the Grandchildren), would be appreciated.  Family & Friends may share their memories of Jan at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

 

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ROBINSON: Richard “Dick” James, of Sarnia

Posted by on November 1, 2013

Dick-Robinson-WebThe family of Dick Robinson sadly announces his passing November 1, 2013 at St. Joseph’s Hospice. Dick is survived by his wife Joyce (Allan), proud father of Kelly and her husband Ron Dann, Brent and his wife Shannon Flegel-Robinson. He loved and was loved by his grandchildren Lauren and Kevin Dann and Brooke Robinson. His cousin Lillian Koskocky and many close and special friends. He was predeceased by his parents James and Lillian Robinson and his brother Don. Dick was born in Pt. Colborne and came to Sarnia to play for the Sarnia Legionaires. He was a well known coach of several Jr. B Hockey Teams. He was twice inducted in the Sarnia Sports Hall of Fame. He was a proud member of IBEW local 530. Funeral services will be held at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 102 N. Victoria Street, Sarnia, on Monday, November 4th at 1:00 pm. Interment will follow at Lakeview Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Sunday, November 3rd between the hours of 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Those wishing to make donations in Dicks memory please consider the St. Joseph’s Hospice, 475 Christina St. N., Sarnia, ON., N7T 5T3. Our sincere gratitude to Dr. Glen Maddison and his staff and to his nurse Janet Whitnall.  Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through djrobb@cogeco.net

“Your fight is over, your bravery and strength will always be remembered and admired. Our hearts are breaking but we are glad you are finally at rest. You will be missed.”

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