BIRO: Antal of London.

Posted by on July 25, 2014

At L.H.S.C. – Victoria Hospital on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, Antal Biro at the age of 89. Beloved husband of Brigitta Biro. Loving father of Nick Biro (Magdolna), Tony Biro (Beverley), and Steve Biro (Mary). Beloved grandfather of Jason (Andrea), Sarah and Brent Biro. Great grandfather of Alexandra. Predeceased by his brothers and sisters. Visitors will be received at John T. Donohue Funeral Home, 362 Waterloo Street at King Street, on Friday from 2-4 o’clock. Funeral Mass at St. Patrick’s Church, 377 Oakland Avenue at Dundas Street, on Saturday morning at 11 o’clock. Interment in St. Peter’s Cemetery. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

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BELL: Robert Alexander of R.R.#1 Desboro

Posted by on July 24, 2014

Bobwtrumpt - CopyRobert Alexander Bell of R.R.#1 Desboro, passed away suddenly with his loving wife by his side at South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Chesley on Thursday, July 24, 2014 in his 62nd year.

Beloved husband of Patricia (Parker). Loving father of Robert “Sandy” (Siobhan) of Mono,  James (Emily) of Chatsworth, Stuart (Sarah) of Desboro, Jean (Mike) Varsava of Owen Sound, and Bruce of Desboro. Cherished grandfather of Aodhan, John, and Margaret.  Robert will be fondly remembered by his sisters Jean (Alvin) Stranks and Marg (Tom) Kuglin all of Chatsworth. He was predeceased by his parents, Robert and Elizabeth (Christian) Bell.

Robert was a committed teacher of music at Sullivan Community School, Desboro for 28 years. At the same time, he also dedicated his time to being bandmaster of the Owen Sound City Band for 21 years. Robert was a motorcycle and tennis enthusiast having played the day prior to his death.

A Celebration of Robert’s life will be held at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (865 Second Avenue West) Owen Sound, on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 3 p.m. with light refreshments to follow. Inurnment in Greenwood Cemetery, Owen Sound. Rev. Dana Benson officiating.

Memorial donations to the Owen Sound City Band (cheque payable to City of Owen Sound), SickKids Foundation -Toronto, or Sweetwater Brass Festival would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Arrangements entrusted to Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley.

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MacGEE, John of London

Posted by on July 24, 2014

MacGEE, John – Passed away peacefully on July 23rd, 2014 after a six year battle with Alzheimers. Beloved husband of Margaret for 59 years. Proud father of Dave (Diana) and Morvan MacGee. Treasured grandfather of Jonathan, Matthew and Samuel. Predeceased by his brother David. John will be fondly remembered by his extended family and friends both in Canada and Scotland. A memorial service will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, on Monday, July 28th, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service. Private inurnment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of John are asked to consider the Alzheimer Society or the Dearness Home Gift Fund. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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VERDEL, Agnes of London

Posted by on July 24, 2014

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VERDEL, Agnes - Peacefully and surrounded by the love of her family at University Hospital on Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014, Mrs. Agnes (Willems) Verdel of London in her 90th year. Wife of the late Bert Verdel (2009). Loving Mom of John (Pat), Greg (Debbie), Kathy (Graham), Jerry (Mary) and Joanne. Dear sister of Anna Vlasman and Gerry (Thea) Willems. Proud and loving Grammy to Sean (Mary), Nathan (Monika), Natasha, Carly, Evan, Kelly (Brian), Julie (Doug), Melissa, Marc (Tracy) and Great-Grammy to Jack, Craig, Luke, Hazel, Valerie and Amelia. Predeceased by her siblings Harry, Rena, Kees, Mary, Joe, Ad, and Alida. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, where the funeral service will be conducted on Monday, July 28th, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Interment, St. Peter’s Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Agnes are asked to consider the Canadian Diabetes Association. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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ASHFIELD: Roy of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on July 24, 2014

Roy AshfieldASHFIELD – Roy of St. Thomas, gone from life but now with his Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, “a win, win situation”, on July 24, 2014 at the age of 69.  Beloved husband of Anne Ashfield (nee Heiskanen).  Roy is survived by children Eric (Carrie) Ashfield of Toronto, Kristina (Neal) Campbell of Waterloo; grandchildren Declan Ashfield, Riley Ashfield, Jonam Campbell, Evan Campbell; and sister Patricia Hill of Toronto.   Roy had worked for Weatherhead, as a machinist and retired as a supervisor.  He was a member of Faith Baptist Church.  In keeping with his wishes, Roy’s body has been received by the University of Toronto for anatomical study.  Arrangements are entrusted to the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  A memorial service will take place at a later date.  If desired, donations to the London Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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WALTERS: Glen A. of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on July 24, 2014

Glen WaltersWALTERS – Glen Allan of St. Thomas passed away at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at the age of 74.  Beloved husband of the late Veronica Walters (2013).  Adored by his children Wade (Carla) Walters of Toronto, Kyle (Rena) Walters of Winnipeg; grandchildren Emma Walters, Lawson Walters, Taylor Walters; his sister Shirley (Norm) Belliveau of London; siblings-in-law Derek (Suzanne) Lawson of Hamilton, Jenefer LaForet of London, Sue Walters of St. Thomas, Bill Prevost of London; and many wonderful nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his parents Arthur and Stella Walters, his brother Don Walters (2006), and his sister in law Lesley Prevost.  Glen was a member of Historic Automobile Club of Canada.  He will be missed so very much.  Family and friends will be received at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Monday, July 28, 2014 from 6:00 – 8:30pm. The funeral service will take place at the Salvation Army Citadel 380 Elm Street, St. Thomas on Tuesday at 11:00 am.  Cremation to follow.  Interment in Elmdale Cemetery at a later date.  If desired, donations to the Salvation Army Citadel or Lung Association would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com

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MULDER, Norman Edward “Normie”

Posted by on July 24, 2014

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63 years. Passed away peacefully at home on July 24, 2014. Beloved son the Vida (Baylis) and the late Judson Mulder (1999). Loving father of Eddie Armstrong, Shelly Armstrong, the late Jason Ott Mulder (2005), Crystal Mulder, Dewan Mulder, Jordanne Mulder. Dear grandpa of Nelaa, Curtis, Isaac, Aliyah, Jada-Anne, Shelby, Erin, Tyler, Jailyn, Gavin, Anthony, Jaydin, Cortez, Lazzarus, Ezzekiel, Jasmine and great grandson Mason. Dear brother of Ethelda (Carl) Wilson, Case Mulder, Loraine, Mrs. Joe Crosby, George (Carletta) Mulder, Larry (late Kay) Mulder, Nathan (Maria) Mulder. Also remembered by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow on Saturday 7-9 p.m. Sunday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A service to celebrate Norm’s life will be held on Monday July 28, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mark’s Evangelical Church 45 Draper St. Colchester. Interment at Central Grove A.M.E. Church Cemetery. Memorials donations may be made to Hospice Windsor-Essex. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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OATLEY, Raymond

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Peacefully, on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at Crescent Park Lodge, Fort Erie, in his 96th year.  Predeceased by beloved wife Beatrice Viola Oatley (Sherman) 2012.  Dear father of Eugene (Patricia), Valarie (Morris) Vaughan, Larry (Lorna), Douglas (Linda) and Susan (Derek) Hamer.  Loving Grandfather and Great-Grandfather to many.  Born in Sudbury but lived in Niagara Falls at Stamford Half-way all their married life.  Raymond was a life-long member of Stamford Presbyterian Church.

The family will receive friends at MORSE & SON FUNERAL HOME, 5917 Main Street, on Friday, July 25 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm.  The funeral service will be held in the chapel on Saturday, July 26 at 11 o’clock.  Interment will follow at Stamford Presbyterian Cemetery.  Those who wish may make a donation to Stamford Presbyterian Church.

Memories, photos and condolences may be shared at www.morseandson.com

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MISKOVIC, Dragoljub “Drago”

Posted by on July 24, 2014

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Passed away suddenly on July 21, 2014 at the age of 63 years. Loving husband of Jovanka (nee Dimitric). Devoted father of Srdjan (Ivana) and Vladimir (Nasryn). Dear Deka Miško to Mia. Cherished brother of Dana Kojic (Nemanja) and niece Sanja. Dear son-in-law of Radmila (Nikola) Dimitric. Dear brother in-law of Verica (Janko) and nephew Ivan and lots of family in Serbia. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E on Thursday July 24, 2014 from 2-5pm and 7-9pm. A funeral service will be held on Friday July 25, 2014 at 11:00 am in the Chapel. Interment to follow at Windsor Memorial Gardens. In memory of Drago, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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VILLENEUVE: Roger of L’Orignal

Posted by on July 24, 2014

villeneuve rogerMr. Roger Villeneuve from L’Orignal passed away on Friday, July 18, 2014 at the age of 76. He was the beloved husband of Muguette Dault; the son of the late Alexandre Villeneuve and of the late Albertine Larocque; the cherished father of Alain (Sylvie), Stéphane (Sandra), Denis (Nancy) and Eric (Nadine); the loving grandfather of 12 grandchildren and 7 ½ great grandchildren; the dear brother of Gérald (Suzanne), Donald (Marie-Claire), Paul (Jeanne) and Paulette (Bryce). He was predeceased by one sister Juliette and two brothers Ronald and Gérard. Also survived by many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, uncles, aunts, cousins, nephews, nieces and friends.

Friends may call at Berthiaume Family Funeral Home, 1243, Lansdowne Street, Hawkesbury, Ontario (877) 632-8511, Friday, July 25, 2014 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and also on Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. A celebration of life will be held at the F.X. Berthiaume chapel in the funeral home on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.

For those who wish, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, 837, Pitt Street, Unity # 1, Cornwall, Ontario, K6J 3S5 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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DALE, Dwynwen Alethea of London

Posted by on July 24, 2014

DALE, Dwynwen Alethea – Peacefully with her family by her side, Alethea Dale of London, passed away at University Hospital on July 23rd, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Lennis Dale (1969). Loving and cherished mother of the late Frank Dale (1978), Barrie Dale and his wife Marlene, the late John Dale (2011) and Sheila Mitchell and her husband Dan. Fondly remembered by several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Dewi Humphreys. Missed by many nieces and nephews. Private family service. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Alethea are asked to consider the Arthritis Society or the London Regional Cancer Program. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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Cuff, Dennis of Barrie, Ontario formerly of Port Colborne, Ontario

Cuff, Dennis Lorne – Passed away peacefully at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie, On Saturday, July 19, 2014. Born and raised in Port Colborne, he is survived by his daughter Casey Cuff, mother Lida Jo, brother Chris Cuff, sister Sandra Rossi (Jim) and nephew Dax, all of Port Colborne. A celebration of Life will be held at a later date

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HARRIS: Florence MAy (nee Robinson) of Peterborough

Posted by on July 24, 2014

HARRIS, FLORENCE M. (née Robinson) – After a lengthy illness, at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Saturday, July 19, 2014. Dearly beloved wife of Aubrey for 66 years. Loving and much admired mother of Linda LeVasseur (Ernie Collett), Vickie Ann, Kevin and Lauralee (Thomas Henderson) Wright. Grandma of Steven, Kelly (Steven), Shane, Thomas Jr. (Allison), Frederick (Kelly) and Daniel. Great Grandma of Phoenix, Asaia, Katara, Bella, Aria and Zander. Sister of James (the late Jane) Robinson and sister in law of Honey Robinson. Dear Aunt to many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by siblings Gordon, Helen and George and son in law Terry LeVasseur.  Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 22, from 6- 9 p.m. at ASHBURNHAM FUNERAL HOME 840 Armour Road, and on Wednesday at ST. BARNABAS CHURCH 1040 Hilliard Street from 10 -11 a.m. A Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Interment at Highland Park Cemetery. If desired, condolences to the family, directions to the service or donations to the St. Barnabas Memorial Fund or the charity of your choice may be made at www.AshburnhamFuneral.ca or by calling 705-740-0444.

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LAVACCA, Tony of London

Posted by on July 24, 2014

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Peacefully and surrounded by his family and friends on July 22, 2014 at Victoria Hospital, London in his 86th year. Beloved husband of Cristina (Nella) LaVacca. Dear father of Anthony LaVacca and Robert and Lisa LaVacca. Kind grandfather of  Emily. Dear brother of Nicky and Ralph Battaglini of London, Fulvio LaVacca of Tillsonburg and Linda and Donato Ciccarella of Italy. Also loved by his nieces, nephews and many friends. Predeceased by his brother Orlando LaVacca and his three sisters, Rosa Batticuore, Cristina Ripak and Imperia Vendramin. Friends will be received by the family on Friday July 25, 2014 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. from the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. The funeral service will be conducted in the chapel of the funeral home on Saturday July 26, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. with Father Joseph Dabrowski, officiating. Interment in St. Peters Cemetery, London.  As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 180-633 Colborne Street, London, ON N6B 2V3. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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ROCHFORD: Eileen of London

Posted by on July 24, 2014

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Peacefully surrounded by her family at Victoria Hospital, London, on Monday, July 21, 2014, Eileen (France) Rochford in her 83rd year.  Beloved wife of Mike Rochford for 63 years. Loving mother of Mike Rochford Jr. of Toronto. Cremation has taken place. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the CNIB.  A. Millard George Funeral Home entrusted with cremation arrangements. Online condolences, memories and photographs at www.amgfh.com

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Shaw: Sandra of Brampto, Ontario formerly of Vankleek Hill, Ontario

Posted by on July 23, 2014

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Suddenly at the South Huron Hospital on Saturday July 19,2014 Sandra Shaw (née Robinson) of Brampton, Ontario formerly of Vankleek Hill, Ontario passed away at the age of 50. Loving wife of Steve Shaw and adored by his daughters Cassie and Joelle. Beloved daughter of Doris Robinson (née Muldoon) and the late Denis Robinson. Fond daughter-in-law of Jean Shaw. Dearly loved sister of Patrick (Sandra) and Kathy (Ben). Dear sister-in-law of Sue (Orry). Sadly missed by her many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. A Private Family Gathering will be held. In honouring Sandra’s love for both people and animals please give the “gift of time” to help a charity of your choice.
To express your condolences, make a donation or light a memorial candle please visit www.hillcrestfuneralhome.ca
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Hillcrest Funeral Home 151 Bond Street, Vankleek Hill, Ontario K0B 1R0 613 678-2002.

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Parker, Timothy of Leamington

Posted by on July 23, 2014

ParkerTim Paper copy62 years, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Survived by his wife Debra. Loving father of Stacey and David Jones. Dear grandfather of Parker and Olivia. Dear brother of Lorree and Richard Pursel. Predeceased by his parents Dorothy and Glenn Parker. Tim will be missed by his lunchtime card crew and good friends Roger and Lorraine Hodgson. He was a longtime Kinsmen and K40 member. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Friday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Memorial Service to celebrate Tim’s life at the Funeral Home on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 11 a.m. Rev. Liz Chaplin officiating. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Hospital Foundation (Hospice). Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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TREMBLAY, Emma (nee: Moynahan)

Posted by on July 23, 2014

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89 years, of Tilbury, passed away peacefully at Hudson Manor on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.  Beloved wife of the late Armand Tremblay (1982).  Loving mother of Clarence (Doris) Tremblay of Tilbury, Lawrence Tremblay of Vancouver, Doreen (Rick) Hudson of Tilbury, and Richard Tremblay (Kathy Haskell) of Merlin.  Dearest grandmother of 8 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.  Predeceased by parents Timothy Moynahan (1960) and Melvina (Duplessie) Moynahan (1956).  Dear sister of the late Elizabeth (2000) and Leo Labonté (1965), Joseph Moynahan (1978) and Diana (1997), Ernest Moynahan (1981) and Margaret (1995), Jerry Moynahan (1967) and Angeline (1998).  Dear sister-in-law of the late Osias and Rita Tremblay, late Eva and Henry Soullier, late Rosaire Tremblay, late Dehlia and Oscar Marchand, survived by Denis (late wife Margaret) Tremblay, late Bella and Harry Ducedre, late Victor (surviving wife Madeleine) Tremblay, survived by Nora (late husband Raymond) Bulley, late Egile (surviving wife Marilyn) Tremblay, late Maurice (surviving wife Judy) Tremblay.  Dearly missed by many nieces and nephews.  Emma was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Women’s League for 57 years and a dedicated campaigner for M.S.  Visitation at St. Francis Xavier Church, 32 Canal St. W., Tilbury on Friday, July 25, 2014 from 2-5 p.m. and 6-7 p.m.  CWL prayers 3 p.m. Friday.  Funeral Mass to commence at 7:00 p.m.  Private interment service to be held at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery on the following day.  Memorial donations to Multiple Sclerosis Society or St. Francis Xavier Church Building Fund appreciated.  Online condolences may be shared at www.reaumefh.com

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CLARK: Edward Lawrence age 56 of Dresden

Posted by on July 23, 2014

#2Clark: Edward Lawrence age 56 of  Dresden passed away Thursday July 17, 2014. Survived by his wife of 34 years Louise (Blonde) Clark, daughter: Sabrina Clark (Dave Unsworth) of Thamesville and son: David Clark (Amanda) of Croton, grandaughter Lily. A Memorial Service will be conducted from the chapel of the Thomas L. DeBurger Funeral Home 620 Cross St. Dresden Friday July 25, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Linda McFadden officiating. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.deburgerfuneralhome.com

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HOWRAN: Roland “Rollie” R.J of Peterborough

Posted by on July 23, 2014

HOWRAN, Roland Raymond Joseph “Rollie” – Retired concrete finisher. A hard worker who enjoyed snowmobiling, hunting, gardening and anything outdoors. A great dance partner. – Peacefully, on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

Rollie, beloved husband of Jean (nee Moore) for 45 years. Loving father of Cathy Gillespie (Al Ravida). Dear grandfather of Katelyn Gillespie. Brother of Tom (Denise), Joe (Deline), Alma Mackenzie (Gary), Donny (Pat), Laura Davis, Cecile Bosgraaf (Dutch), and the late John (surviving wife Marguerite), Lawrence (Shirley), Ambrose, Betty Kuchor (Bill), Marg Spencer (Tom) and Bill (Edna). Rollie will be remembered by many other relatives and friends. A family celebration of life will be held at later date.

If desired, condolences to the family, or donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, may be made at www.AshburnhamFuneral.ca or by calling ASHBURNHAM Funeral Home at 705-740-0444.

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FREEMAN: Mrs. Florence (nee Everitt) of St. Thomas

Posted by on July 23, 2014

florence freeman 001FREEMAN, Mrs. Florence (nee Everitt), of the Valleyview Home, St. Thomas, passed away at her residence on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in her 93rd year. Wife of the late J. A. “Jack” Freeman (1994). Step-mother of Elaine Boyer (Brock) of St. Thomas, Glenn Freeman (Joan) of Pickering, and the late Cheryl Adams (William of St. Thomas). Florence is also survived by a number of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was the last surviving member of her own immediate family, having been predeceased by a number of brothers and sisters. Born in Stalwart, SK, May 28, 1922, she was the daughter of the late William and Edith (nee Ousterhout) Everitt. Florence came to St. Thomas from Saskatchewan in 1948. She was a former employee of Controls Company of Canada.  Relatives and friends will be received on Thursday evening, July 24th from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) where the funeral service will be held on Friday, July 25th at 11:00 a.m. Interment in Elmdale Memorial Park. Memorial donations to the Valleyview Home Memorial Foundation gratefully acknowledged.

Email messages of condolence may be sent to siftonfuneralhome@sympatico.ca

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HOLBROUGH; Joy, of Petrolia

Posted by on July 23, 2014

HolbroughJoy1 copyPeacefully surrounded by her family, Joy Marion Holbrough (nee Freer), of Petrolia, passed away on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at C.E.E. Hospital, Petrolia, at the age of 56. Loving wife of Larry Holbrough. Cherished and devoted mother of Colin (Jill) Holbrough, Brad (Naomi) Holbrough, and Carly Holbrough (Teddy). Treasured grandma of Karis, Griffin, Gemma, River, Dekker, and Matilda (Tilly). Joy is survived by her father Tom Freer, her brother Jay Freer, and her nieces Alyssa and Kayla. Predeceased by her mother Mary Freer (2008). Visitors will be received on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia, where a memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Jill Rogers officiating. Interment in Hillsdale Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the C.E.E. Hospital Foundation (Continuing Care). Memories, pictures, and condolences may be shared online at www.needhamjay.com. “You were told months, you fought for years. You didn’t think you’d see grandchildren but you got to love and spoil six. You were an incredible person, mother and grandmother. We love you so much. Thank you for showing us what true strength is. We are ready for you to find your peace in this world.”

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Rivers, Kevin Wayne of Leamington

Posted by on July 22, 2014

RiversKevin Paper copy44 years, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 21, 2014 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Beloved husband of Nettie Rivers. Loving father of Tyler Rivers and step-father of Melissa and Mathew Gebrael. Dear son of Margaret Van Alten and husband Jake, and the late Joe Rivers. Dear brother of Carol Ann and Terry Smith, Terrie Lynn and Gary Cudmore, Barry and Lauralee Henry. Kevin will be missed by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Kevin was a long time employee at Fastenal. His hard work and dedication to the Fastenal team was his passion. He was a longtime volunteer with Leamington Flyers. Kevin’s family wish to thank Windsor/Essex Cancer Centre, special thanks to Kevin’s favourite nurse Terrie who was always so patient and caring. Thanks to Bayshore Homecare and nurse Gena for her compassionate care. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Wednesday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Kevin’s life at the Funeral Home on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 11 a.m. Rev. Liz Chaplin officiating. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Windsor/Essex Cancer Centre Foundation. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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SCHRAM: Sheila of London.

Posted by on July 22, 2014

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Peacefully, at London Health Sciences Centre – University Hospital on
Monday, July 21, 2014 Sheila Schram in her 74th year.  Beloved wife of the
late Max.  Loving mother of David Schram (Susan), Brenda Rowley, Shelley
Kitson (Marc), and Alison Schram.  Dear grandmother of Jordan, Ainsley,
Garrett, Colin, Jenna, Selena, Morgan, Dylan.  Dear great grandmother of
Arielle and Avery.  Dear sister of Carol Barlow, Sharon Bourgeois and Sara
Carter.  Dear sister in law of Betty-Ann Schram.  Aunt Sheila will be
fondly remembered by her many nieces and nephews.  Visitors will be
received at the John T. Donohue Funeral Home, 362 Waterloo Street, at King
Street, London, on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 o’clock.  Funeral Mass at
Mary Immaculate Church, 1980 Trafalgar Street, London on Thursday morning at 10 o’clock.  Interment in St. Peter’s Cemetery.  Donations to the
Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

Online condolences may be left at www.donohuefuneralhome.ca

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Clarke, John Graham

Posted by on July 22, 2014

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March 7, 1956 – July 17, 2014

In loving memory of John Graham Clarke, after a courageous 2 year battle with cancer, John is at peace. He passed away at home surrounded by his family. John leaves behind his best friend and wife Laurie. Loving dad of Sean (Carli), Amy (Darren), step dad to Holly Ariss (Colin), Heather Convery (Jeffrey), Michelle and Alissa McCulloch. The proudest grandpa of Aidan, Lucy, Nicholas and Audrey. His furry goldens Tucker and Bailey will miss him.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Ride to Conquer Cancer 2015 http://www.conquercancer.ca/site/TR/Events/Toronto2015?px=2850287&pg=personal&fr_id=1523

Warmest thanks to Dr. Thomas Mills and nurse Linda from St. Elizabeth for their excellent care.

Family and friends are invited to a celebration of John’s life which will be held on Saturday July 26th, 2014 in Barrie from 1-4pm at Donaleigh’s Irish Pub.

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