Miller, Eleanor Olive

Posted by on July 27, 2015

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Eleanor Miller (Nee Wynes) passed away peacefully at Coleman Care Centre Sunday July 26.

Eleanor in her 89th year was predeceased by loving husband Charles Miller of Oro Township, brothers Elwood & Norman of Barrie.

Will be sadly missed by son Barry & wife Sandra, granddaughter Angela and great-granddaughter Sarah, many nieces & nephews & best friends Karen, Pat & Nick.

Eleanor was a lifelong member of Barrie Legion Ladies Aux. & a 50 year member of L.O.B.A. Orange Lodge.

As per Eleanor’s wishes no funeral, arrangement entrusted to Peaceful Transition Inc.

Celebration of life will be held on August 14, 2015 from 1-3pm at the Barrie Legion Branch 147, 410 St Vincent St, Barrie.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Barrie Legion Branch 147, 410 St. Vincent St. Barrie On  L4M 4A6.

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Allen, Harold

Posted by on July 27, 2015

Passed awa2_Allen_Harroldy with his loving family by his side at his residence at Amica on July 25, 2015 at 93 years of age. Reunited with his beloved wife Ruth (2014)( nee Donovan). Cherished father of Jim & Bernadette, Jean Allen, Lynne Allen (the late Rick Roland 2011) and the late Thomas (1974). Much loved grandfather of Craig (Erica), Rachel Mills (Harry), Ashley Allen (Jason McGrath), Leslie Allen (Jeff Drouillard) and proud great grandfather of 8. Eldest son of the late Charlie and Marie Allen. Dear brother of Norma Forget (Guy), Lucille Allen (the late Earl) and Gerald Allen . Dear brother-in-law of Patricia LeBeouf, Fred Donaldson and predeceased by Mary Bush, Donna Desrochers and Grace Donaldson. Lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Harold retired after 30 plus years of service at Air Canada. If you so desire, donations to the Downtown Mission would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place. Dad and Mom will now be reunited with their beloved son Tom at his gravesite. Funeral arrangements entrusted to FAMILIES FIRST 1065 LAUZON RD. East Windsor (519-969-5841). Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Worby, Rose L. (nee Elliott)

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Peacefully, aweb_Worby_Roset home on July 25, 2015 at 91 years of age. Beloved wife of the late Allen Franklin Arthur (2003) for 61 years. Dearest mother of Deanna, Fred, Ron and wife Pam, Doug, Pam and husband Jeff, Karen and husband Bill. Loving grandmother of James, Debbie, Sherry, Janet, Heather, Jo Anne, Rachelle, Daniel, Nicholas, Dylan, Kaeleigh, Ethan, Emerson and great-grandmother of Cody, Brittany, Jennifer, Gavin and Kayla. If you so desire, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Visiting Wednesday, July 29, 2015 from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 10:00 a.m from 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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HAWKER: Iris Pamela of Prince Edward County

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Hawker, Iris Pamela – peacefully, surrounded by her family, at home on Sunday, July 26, 2015 in her 85th year. Daughter of the late Albert and Annie Hannaford. Loving mother of Derek and his wife Corrie Hawker of Corbyville. Proud Nanny of Brittany and McKenzie Hawker of Belleville. Iris is predeceased by her brothers, Peter and Billy and by her sister, Winnie. She is fondly remembered by extended family in England.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday evening from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West (613-968-2273). The Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, July 30th, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Interment at Mountain View Cemetery.

The family extends their gratitude to CCAC, Bayshore, St. Elizabeth and TLCC Home Care for their support and care that enabled Iris to remain in her home.

If desired, Memorial Donations to Wesley United Church, Mountain View or Hospice Quinte would be appreciated by the family.

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BISBEE, Carman of Waterdown

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Carman BisbeeCarman Edwin Alexander Bisbee, born London, Ontario 14 November 1925, died Hamilton, Ontario 24 July 2015. Predeceased by his beloved wife of 54 years, Marion, (Laycock Berneske) in 2002. Carman spent most of his ninety years living in Waterdown and East Flamborough township, enjoying many friendships, some of which went back to his childhood. He was a proud volunteer in the Second World War, serving in the Royal Canadian Navy. After the war he worked as a carpenter, before joining the City of Hamilton as a building inspector, ending his 35-year-public-service career as Secretary-Treasurer of the Land Division Committee of the Regional Municipality of Hamilton Wentworth. Carman’s life was filled with many passions that he pursued to the end of his life, including gardening, woodworking, cooking and playing with antique gas engines and tractors. During retirement he and Marion explored many far corners of North America in their fifth wheeler, collecting more friends and stories along the way. He enjoyed music as a member of the St. James United choir, along with the Probus Club and Heritage Society. Carman enjoyed showing off his prized Model A, the car his uncle taught him to drive when he was 14, to anyone who was interested. Carman believed strongly in responsibility to community, serving for more than 25 years as a volunteer driver for the Red Cross, delivering Meals on Wheels, as well as a Trustee at St James. He is survived by his brother Lawson (Edith), daughter Jane, son Michael (Jeannette), nephews Ed (Beckie) and David (Linda), nieces Jane, Jennifer and Joan (the ‘Berneske girls’) and many wonderful friends with whom he was happy to share this life. Cremation has taken place. Visitation at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Thursday, July 30, 2015 from 10 a.m. until the time of the Memorial Service at 11 a.m. Reception to follow. Interment Garden Lane Cemetery.

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RUSSELL, Glen Douglas of Grand Bend, Age 52

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RUSSELL:   Peacefully, at his residence, Sunday July 26, 2015, Glen Douglas Russell of Grand Bend, age 52. Beloved son of Molly (Palmer) Russell of Grand Bend.  Dear brother of Brian Russell of Malibu, CA, Jennifer White of New York, NY. Remembered by his four nephews.  Predeceased by his father, Wallace Russell (1992). At the family’s request cremation will take place.  Arrangements entrusted to T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood.  Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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Mailloux, Edouard

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MAILLOUX, Edouard97 years, passed away with his family by his side on Sunday, July 26, 2015.  Predeceased by his wife Marie Anne (nee Houle) (2007).  Loving father of Yvonne Emery, Ernest (Della) Mailloux, Yvette (Gary) Chalmers, Philip (Yvonne) Mailloux, Charles (Margaret) Mailloux, Jacqueline (Erwin) Etzel, Dianne (Brett) Coutts, Andre Mailloux, Denise (Charles) Montpetit, Caroline (Mike) Verhart, Jacques Mailloux (2014), and Jules (Glenda) Mailloux. Proud pépé of 30 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. Dearest brother of Alphonsine Marchand. Edouard was a lifelong farmer spending more than 80 years on the same job. Family and friends will be received at Visitation Parish Church, Comber on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. Funeral Mass to commence at 11:00 a.m. Interment at Annunciation Cemetery, Stoney Point. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to Visitation Church Building Fund or Annunciation Cemetery appreciated. Online condolences may be shared at www.reaumefh.com

 

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SAGE: Mrs. Gladys Irene of London, Ontario

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PeterboroughobitphotoPeacefully at home on July 24, 2015, Gladys Irene Sage, formerly of Peterborough, Ontario, in her 100th year.  Beloved wife of the late Leslie Sage.  Dear mother of Gary (Cathy), Richard, Debra, Rebecca (Randall), and Cindy (Gary).  Grandmother of 13, and several great-grandchildren.  She will be dearly missed by her family.  Many thanks to her special caregivers at InSpirit Residence.

After a family gathering, Gladys will be brought home to Peterborough to be interred at Little Lake Cemetery beside her beloved husband Les.  Funeral arrangements entrusted to DENNINGS OF FOREST.  Online condolences may be left at www.denning.ca

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McRae: Paul Vincent

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McRAE; Paul Vincent- at Markham Stoufville Hospital on Friday July 24, 2015.  Paul McRae of Beaverton was the beloved husband of Marie (Henry) McRae.  Dear father of Debra (Gerard) Chiasson of Toronto, Basil (Jill) of London, Katherine McRae of Toronto, Philip (Tania) of Barrie and Christopher of Toronto.  Loved grandfather of Alexandra (Derek), Philip, LauraRae, Abigail, Conor, Melissa, Dylan, Liam and great-grandfather of Lucy. Brother of Pat (Loraine) McRae of Woodville. Family and friends will be received at the Mangan Funeral Home, Beaverton on Wednesday from 2 – 4 P.M. and 7 – 9 P.M. Funeral mass will be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 573 Simcoe St. Beaverton on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 11 A.M. Interment St. Joseph`s Cemetery, Beaverton. If so desired memorial donations, in memory of Paul to the Brock Minor Hockey Association, or a charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences are welcomed at www.manganfuneralhome.com

 

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Van Dooren: Henk of Waterdown, ON

Posted by on July 26, 2015

Henk Van DoorenSurrounded by his family, on Saturday, July 25, 2015 the Lord called home Henk Van Dooren at the age of 71 years after a brief, but aggressive battle, with pancreatic cancer. Beloved husband of Rita for 45 years. Beloved father of Sara and Anthony Schenkel, Chris Van Dooren and Isabel Rojas, Jody and Peter Bezemer, Karyn and André Schutten, and Rachel and Shane Vlietstra. Dear Papa of Jessica, Joshua, Aidan, Rebecca, Elyze, Annika, Jonathan, and Gabriel. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Elsie and Simon Wildeboer, Beth and Henry Krabbendam, Nick and Ella Van Dooren, Hans and Marion Van Dooren, and Hank and Idelle Peters. Uncle Henk will also be missed by his many nieces and nephews. Henk was a Marriage and Family Therapist who served the Hamilton and surrounding communities for over 45 years. He was an innovative advocate for systematic practice in mental health care and felt privileged to walk alongside those courageously facing life’s challenges. The family wishes to express a heartfelt thank you to the wonderful staff on 3C at Juravinski Hospital. Friends may visit with the family at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Tuesday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Interment Service will be held at Greenwood Cemetery, Burlington on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. followed by a Memorial Service at EBENEZER CANADIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 607 Dynes Rd., Burlington at 1 p.m., Dr. G.H. Visscher officiating. If so desired, donations to Beginnings Family Services would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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WILLIAMSON; Roger of Petrolia

Posted by on July 26, 2015

Williamson1Passed away after a long battle with cancer at Bluewater Health, Sarnia on Saturday July 25, 2015.  ROGER JOHN WILLIAMSON, of Petolia, was in his 75th year.   Roger will be missed by his wife Judy (nee Turnbull), his daughters Julie (Mike) Graham, Marcy (Chris) Dawson, and Nikole (Bruno) Ferrera, and his grandchildren Alexandra Graham, Victoria Graham, Sydney Dawson, Joseph Ferrera,  and Olivia Ferrera.   Roger was predeceased by his parents John and Leone (nee Finlayson) Williamson.  He was a loved brother-in-law to Jim and Monica Turnbull and the late Patricia Foster.  Roger also had many great memories of the late  Russ and Valera McCallum and his extended family Terry and Sandra McCallum, Ron and Darlene Armstrong, and Joyce Finlayson.  He will also be missed by his good friends Lyle and Irene Huether.  Roger retired in 1997 after spending many years as the manager of the Beer Store in Petrolia.  After retiring from the Beer store Roger enjoyed working for Marty Souch at Shoreline Express.   He was also active in the community spending 45 years as a member of the Wyoming Lions Club, recently receiving his Melvin Jones Fellowship Award.  Visitors will be received on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm at the Needham-Jay Funeral Home, Petrolia where a memorial service will be held on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.  As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Lions Foundation of Canada(www.dogguides.com) , St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Petrolia, the Canadian Cancer Society (www.cancer.ca).  Memories and condolences may be shared on-line at www.needhamjay.com.

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Racher: Gladys May of Sarnia

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Gladys May Racher died peacefully on of July, 25th, 2015 at the age of 96. Gladys was predeceased by her husband Dr. Earl Francis Racher. She is sister to Douglas and Gordon(Bud) Miller , and Ian Miller ( deceased) Beloved mother of Beverley McNeill ( Murray), Sharon Williamson (Tom) and Brian Racher. Fondly loved by grandchildren Scott McNeill (Stephanie), Rob McNeill (Amy), Marcie Meza (Felix), Jeff Williamson (Tarah), Jennifer Kondrat (Jeff) and Corey Racher (Hillary). Great grandchildren include Sydney and Ryan McNeill, Max and Alex Meza and Nash and Tyler Kondrat. In keeping with Gladys’ wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no funeral service or visitation. Private family interment of ashes has taken place at Hillsdale Cemetery in Petrolia. Arrangements entrusted to the D.J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE LTD.

 

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PARK: L. Helena

Posted by on July 26, 2015

It is with much love and sadness that her family announces the passing of Laura “Helena” Park, 90, on Sunday, July 26, 2015. Helena was predeceased by her beloved husband Russell, her parents Victor and Grace Tait (Campbell) and her in-laws Gordon and Mabel Park (Anderson). Also predeceased by brothers Mac (Bernadette), Ted and Peter, sisters Margaret (William and Gordon) and Grace (Clifford) as well as brothers-in-law Lloyd (Dorothea), Clarence and sister-in-law Ina (Allen). Helena is survived by her much loved children; Don (Joan), Marilyn (Vincent) Egan and Doug (Lorraine). Mom had much love and pride in her heart for her nine grandchildren; Erin, Jenny (Phil), Jonathan (Ashley), Alanna, Laura (Brian), Kevin (Victoria), Christina (Drew), Carilyn (Norm) and David (Christine). She was a loving “Gigi” to her six beautiful great-grandchildren; Owen, Georgia, Mallory, Jack, Maggie and Charlotte. Dear sister-in-law to Pauline, Helen, Barb, and Dora. Mom was a strong believer in the value of extended family and took much pleasure in staying connected and up-to-date with her many nieces and nephews. Over the years she also enjoyed the closeness of her small community and the many neighbours who became close friends. Her abiding faith and the fellowship of her church family remained of paramount importance to Helena from the early days of Bunyan Baptist Church and continued at Central Baptist Church. Mom believed in quietly living her faith and over the years served as a volunteer with the Red Cross and Palliative Care at Sarnia General Hospital. She also served as a past president of the Baptist Women’s Mission Society and remained a member of the Grace Kenyon Mission Circle. Helena was a founding partner of Parkland Farms, first with her husband Russell and in the ensuing years with her son Doug and her grandson Dave. She was active in the daily management of the farm into her 80’s and remained keenly interested up until her passing. Mom was never happier than in the company of family and friends enjoying meals as well as sharing and making memories. She will be missed by all whose lives she so enriched with her strength, wisdom and compassion. The family wishes to express our deep gratitude to the caregivers who made it possible for Mom to remain in her home close to all she held dear. We also would like to express our heartfelt appreciation to Dr. Maddison, Dr. Hines and the wonderful staff of St. Joseph’s Hospice for making our last days with Mom so comforting. In keeping with Helena’s lifelong interest in agriculture and missions, those wishing to make a donation may consider directing their gift to the Canadian Food Grains Bank, C/O Bluewater Growing Project. Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday July 29, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. with the interment to follow in Irwin Cemetery. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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ELDRIDGE: Janet Susanne

Posted by on July 26, 2015

Peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday, July 26, 2015 at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Janet Eldridge went home to be with her Lord and Saviour at the age of 68. Loving mother of Kristen (Tristan) Mason. Cherished grandmother of Jayden and Mackenzie. Dear sister of Mary Anne Browne, Rob (Karen) Eldridge and Doug (Cindy) Eldridge. Remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by her parents Lillian and Cyril Eldridge. Janet taught for many years at Lakeroad Public School before her retirement in 2008. The family would like to extend a special thank you to those who took such wonderful care of Janet and showed us so much support and compassion. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Rd., Sarnia. A memorial service will be held to celebrate Janet’s life on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at Trinity Anglican Church, 1194 Murphy Rd, Sarnia at 11:00 a.m. A private family interment will take place at Lakeview Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to The Sarnia and District Humane Society. (cheques only when donating at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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THOMPSON; Jerry of Ailsa Craig

Posted by on July 26, 2015

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Jerry’s last race is over and he has climbed his last set of stairs to the far blue yonder. It is with profound sadness that his family announces the peaceful passing of Jerry Michael Thompson, in his fifty seventh year, after a long hard fought battle with brain cancer. He was surrounded by the Love of his family.  Jerry is survived by his mother Helen (Lewis) Thompson, his siblings Judy (Terry) Morgan of Centralia, Bev (Kris) Thompson, Lori Thompson, Cathy Thompson, Darryl (Tammy) Thompson all of Ailsa Craig. He will also be deeply missed by his niece and nephews Mark Morgan, Melissa and Brian Acton, Shawn Thompson, friend Jess, Jason Thompson and fiancé Cayley, and Matthew Thompson. Great- nieces and nephew Lexi and Mikaila Acton, and Logan Thompson are saddened deeply by Jerry’s passing. Jerry is also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins of the Thompson and Lewis families and by many friends and coworkers. Predeceased by his father Gerald Thompson (1996) and long-time friend and business associate Earl Ross (2014). Jerry was passionate about three things, his work, racing and his family and could be found many weekends at Grand Bend and Delaware racetracks. He also followed Nascar and Cascar faithfully and liked to cheer on and support the boys in hockey, ball and racing. The family would like to thank Dr. Perrant,  Dr. David McDonald and Dr. Nancy Naylor as well as nurses Patti and Alex and all the C.C.A.C caregivers and PSW’s, especially Shirley. Also thanks to Kevin,  Kim and Jackie who were always there at our beck and call. Visitation will be held at Denning’s of Ailsa Craig (171 Main Street) on Tuesday July 28th, 2015 from 2-4 and 7-9p.m. A celebration of Jerry’s life will be held on Wednesday July 29th at 11 a.m. with an hour of visitation prior at the Ailsa Craig Community Centre with casual attire. Interment to follow at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Brain Tumor association or charity of your choice.

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HEDGE: Sharon

Posted by on July 26, 2015

Entered into rest peacefully at home on June 21, 2015 at 61 years of age. Daughter of the late Dolly (2015) and Cecil (1995). Loving fiancé of Brien Nantais. Also survived by her aunt Ila Farough and many cousins. Sharon worked for many years at Fox and Neal Orchards in Ruthven. She also worked at H&R Block in Kingsville during income tax season. Sharon also owned the Bulk Food Warehouse in Kingsville. She finished her working career as a driver for Shoppers Drug Mart in Belle River. Special thanks to the staff of St. Elizabeth’s Health Care, Bayshore, Hospice and the CCAC for your care and compassion. Sharon is resting at the Kennedy Funeral Home Limited (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. N, Essex on Thursday June 25, 2015 from 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place from the funeral home on Friday at 11 a.m. with Linda Blair officiating. Interment to follow at Cottam United Church Cemetery. Donations may be made to Windsor Regional Cancer Centre Foundation. You may send your condolences online at www.kennedyfh.com

 

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SHEPHERD: June Frances (nee Hawkins)

Posted by on July 26, 2015

Entered into eternal rest at Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare (Elmara Building) with her family by her side on July 21, 2015 at 78 years of age. Loving husband of Bill Shepherd with whom she celebrated 57 years of marriage. Dear mother of Robert and wife Kim Pritchard-Shepherd, David and wife Mary Ann Shepherd, Cheryl and husband Chris Deschamps, Steven and wife Rose Shepherd, Mary and husband Chris Szorik. Grandmother of 11 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Sister of Barb and her late husband Cyril Smith, Sheila Oakley, Jean Conrad, Brian Oakley and the late Patrick Oakley. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visiting Thursday 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. at the Kennedy Funeral Home Limited (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. N, Essex. The funeral service will take place from the funeral home on Friday at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Victoria Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made to Transition to Betterness. You may send your condolences online at www.kennedyfh.com

 

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du Fossé: Alma

Posted by on July 26, 2015

In loving memory of Alma du Fossé born May 29, 1920 Sluis, Zeeland, The Netherlands. Entered into rest Saturday, June 20, 2015 at Tweed, Ontario. Beloved wife of the late Bram (2003). Loving mother of two daughters: Diana Harris (Wayne) and Martha Fitzgerald (Allan). Dear grandmother of 4 grandchildren: Rob Harris (Lacey Digou), Dave Harris, Erin Fitzgerald (Mike McClennan), Todd Fitzgerald (Stephanie Simpson). Beloved great-grandmother: Krystal Pollock (Charles), Aiden & Sean Fitzgerald, Katherine McClennan, Bailey & Daytona Digou. Beloved great-great grandmother of Aubrie Harris. Cremation has taken place. A private funeral service will be held at the Kennedy Funeral Home Limited (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. N, Essex. Both Mom and Dad will be laid to rest together at the Woodslee United Church Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society (3201 Marentette Ave, Windsor, ON N8X 4G3). You may send your condolences online at www.kennedyfh.com

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GARANT: Claudia Beatrice (nee Mooney) of Essex

Posted by on July 26, 2015

Passed away into eternal rest on July 24, 2015 with her family by her side at 86 years of age. Beloved wife of the late Clarence (1992). Daughter of the late Fred and Nettie Mooney. Loving mother of Paul Garant, Ron and wife Marj Garant. Dear Mother-in-law of Deb Jones. Treasured Mim of Karrie Garant, Tricia Fleming, Greg and wife Kailey Garant. Great Mim of Peri, Tyler, Mason and Lily. She will be sadly missed by special friend Ron Francisco. Claudia retired as a Special Constable with the OPP after 23 years of dedicated service. She was the former owner of Sew & Sew in Essex for many years. Retirement certainly did not slow her down. She loved to travel and was always on the go. Special thanks to the staff of 4W at Met Hospital and the VON for your care and compassion. Claudia is resting at the Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. N, Essex on Sunday from 4-9 p.m. Claudia’s life will be celebrated from the funeral home on Monday, July 27, 2015 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Brent Horner officiating. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made to the Hospice of Windsor & Essex County or to Transition to Betterness. You may send your condolences or share memories online at www.kennedyfh.com

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ARSENAULT: James Eugene “Gene”

Posted by on July 26, 2015

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On a beautiful afternoon, Thursday July 23, 2015, at his trailer, one of his favourite places in the world, Gene Arsenault passed away after a long, well lived life in his 88th year. Loving partner of Georgina “Georgie” Mitchell. Much loved father of Jan and cherished Papa of Eddie. Loved brother of Florence (Joe) and dear friends of Linda (Jim) and Wayne (Joan). Predeceased by his parents, brothers Ralph and Roy and sisters Viola and Dorothy. A funeral service will be held at THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES, LAKEFIELD CHAPEL on Tuesday July 28, 2015 at 3:30 PM. Visitation one hour prior to the service. Cremation to follow. A reception will be held in the Heritage Room of the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada or the War Amps of Canada as expressions of sympathy. Friends may send condolences or make donations by contacting the funeral home at www.hendrenfuneralhome.com or by calling 705-652-3355.

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DE SOUSA; Horacio Manuel of Strathroy

Posted by on July 26, 2015

2015_07_25_15_55_18Peacefully passed on July 24th, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Louisa De Sousa for 20 cherished years. Father of  Aida Trindade (Carlos). Step-father of Mary Anne Mahono (Zola) and Mark Lopes (Jessie).  Grandfather of Carlos and Lidia. Survived by his siblings Teresa, Beattris, John, and Isabel. Horacio will be remembered by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 26th, 2015 from 6-9p.m at Denning’s of Strathroy. Parish prayers will be held at 8:30p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday July 27th at 11a.m with an hour of visitation prior at All Saints Roman Catholic Church, Strathroy. Interment to follow at All Saints Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke foundation or the Alzheimer Society. Online condolences may be left at denning.ca.

 

 

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HELPS: A. Jean

Posted by on July 25, 2015

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of A. Jean Helps on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at LHSC – University Campus at the age of 85.  Jean was the beloved wife of the late Gordon Helps (2006).  Loving mother of Brenda Fraser (Ian), Bruce Helps (Sally), Joan Clinton (Eric) and Janice McDonald (Steve).  Cherished grandmother of Tracy Upham (Keith), Kelly Butler (Sean), Kayla and Brooke Helps, Scott, Julie, and Ben Clinton, Nicole and Seana McDonald and great-grandmother of Cadance Upham, Brody and Jace Butler.  Dear sister of Murray Elliott (Marion), Harvey Elliott (Gladys) and sister-in-law of Ken (the late Marguerite) Helps, Ross (Maxine) Helps, Gerald (the late Eleanor) Helps, Donna (Jack) Bates, Betty (the late Earle) Helps, Shirley (the late Clayton) Helps and Doreen (the late Arnold) Helps.  Jean is survived by many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by her parents, William and Cora Elliott, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Howard & Marion Helps and Marion & Roy Leslie.  Jean was a devoted member of Mandaumin United Church. Family and friends will be received on Monday, July 27, 2015 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with the interment to follow in Wyoming Cemetery.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to # 3 Striker Squadron Royal Canadian Air Cadets or the Heart and Stroke Foundation (cheques only when donating at the funeral home please).

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PEASE: Minerva Ann (Johnson)

Posted by on July 25, 2015

Peacefully at Charlotte Eleanor Englehart Hospital on Friday, July 24, 2015, Minerva Ann Pease (née Johnson) went to be with her Lord and Saviour at the age of 81.  Beloved wife of the late Everett.  She will be greatly missed as loving mother of Brenda (Ken) Esser, Brad (Bea) Allen, Nancy (Dave) Wilcocks, and Carolyn (Steve) McDougall; dear sister of the late Elmer (Betty) Johnson, Bill (Marg) Johnson, the late Don (the late Marg) Johnson and Myrna (Orville) Redick. Minerva always enjoyed her grandchildren: Luana Brkic, Lee and Jolene Esser, Tiffany Harris, Jessica Campbell, Nattasha Clements; Brock, April and Jillian Wilcocks; Shaelyn and Madison McDougall; Shalom and Adaolisa Agu, along with her 9 great-grandchildren.  Minerva was a longtime member of Peoples Church, and worked as the church secretary and organist for many years. Her greatest joy in life was her family.  Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received on Thursday, July 30, 2015 from 6:00 until 8:00 pm at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, July 31, 2015 at Smith Funeral Home. A private family interment will be held. If desired, sympathy may be expressed through donations to a charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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GAUDREAU, Diane (nee Fenner), of Tilbury:

Posted by on July 25, 2015

GAUDREAU, Diane70 years, passed away at home on Saturday, July 25, 2015. Beloved wife of the late Norman (2015). Loving mother of Shelley Imeson and Tim (Christine) Gaudreau. Dearest grandmother of Vanessa Imeson, Terra (Les) Marchand, Steven Woods-Ingham and great-granddaughter Stella. Predeceased by parents Frank and Thelma Fenner (nee Rhoades). Sister of Lynn (Jack) Smith and Jay Fenner. Cremation has taken place. Donations to charity of your choice appreciated. Online condolences may be shared at www.reaumefh.com

 

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BURNS, Karl of Brockville and formerly of Lansdowne, Ontario

Posted by on July 25, 2015

Karl BurnsBURNS, Karl Webster

1918 ~ 2015

Peacefully entered into rest at the Carveth Nursing Home in Gananoque, on Friday July 24th, 2015. Karl Burns of Brockville and formerly of Lansdowne, aged 96 years. Beloved husband of the late Dorothea (Andrew) Burns 1943-1999. Dora Shields-Burns since 2002. Loving father of Ann Hamilton (Larry) of Perth. Cherished grandfather of Lorie Hamilton and Diana Hamilton-Toivanen (Mark) all of Ottawa. Great grandfather of impending great grandson.   Dear son of the late Gordon and Anna (Webster) Burns. Also remembered by many relatives and friends.

Family will receive friends at the Barclay Funeral Home, 1033 Prince Street, Lansdowne on Monday from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at the Lansdowne United Church on Monday July 27, 2015 at 2 p.m. Interment will follow at Union Cemetery, Lansdowne. In memory of Karl, donations to the Lansdowne United Church, Union Cemetery or the charity of your choice would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

A heartfelt thank you to the Management and Staff at both the Bridlewood Manor Retirement Home, (Brockville) and Carveth Nursing Home (Gananoque) for their kindness, support and help during the past few years.

Condolences may be made online at www.barclayfuneralhome.com.

 

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