McCALLUM: P. Wayne of Chatham

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Wayne McCallum 2Suddenly in Chatham, on Tuesday, October 14, 2014, P. Wayne McCallum of Chatham in his 66th year. Beloved husband of Cheri McCallum. Dear father of Leashan McCallum Van Praet (Robert), Michael (Kylie) McCallum. Proud grandfather of Tasmin, Makiah and Alexandria. Dear brother of Paul (Rose) McCallum. Predeceased by his parents Kay and Murray McCallum and his stepmother, Pearl Sutherland. A Memorial service will be held at the Van Heck Funeral Home, 172 Symes Street, Glencoe on Monday, October 20th at 1:30 p.m. (visitation one hour prior to the service). Rev. D. Matthew Bedard officiating. Interment to follow at the North American Martyrs Cemetery, Wardsville. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Lung Association.

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Perry, Terry

Posted by on October 17, 2014

web_Perry_TerrencePeacefully on October 14, 2014 at 62 years of age. Beloved husband of Julie for 18 years. Cherished son of Joyce and the late Ted. Dear son-in-law of Sam Griffin and the late Rosaline. He will be dearly missed by his canine companion Mocha. Terry worked for MPAC for 25 years. If you so desire donations to the Humane Society of Windsor and Essex County would be appreciated by the family. A private service was held at Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor 519-969-5841. Cremation was held. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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BURGIN: Mrs. Lucille (nee Smith), of St. Thomas, Ontario

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BURGIN, Mrs. Lucille (nee Smith), of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully at her residence, the Valleyview Home on Thursday, October 16, 2014, in her 94th year, following a long, difficult battle with dementia. Wife of the late Harold Burgin (1979). Loved mother of James “Jim” Burgin (Joyce) of St. Thomas. Loving grandmother of Monica Uffen and proud great grandmother of Brodie and Briana Uffen, all of St. Thomas. Also fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, Lucille was predeceased by her parents, Charles and May (nee Rowe) Smith, a special aunt, Reta Rowe, a sister, Margaret Cummings (late Scoop), and by three brothers, Preston (late Emma), Fred (late Winnie) and Jack Smith (late Marge). She was born in St. Thomas on August 21, 1921. Lucille was a devoted wife and mother, and to help support her family during the difficult business years, she worked long hours at several industries in St. Thomas, many of them at Clevite. She had great respect for the many volunteers who care for and find homes for abused and abandoned animals. Relatives and friends will be received by the family on Sunday afternoon, October 19th from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) where the funeral service will be held on Monday, October 20th at 1:30 p.m. Interment in Elmdale Memorial Park. In keeping with Lucille’s love and concern for animals, memorial donations to Pet/Friends for Life or Animal Aide will be appreciated.

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

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WAITE: Edward Gary “Ted”, of London

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Waite (edited)Peacefully, surrounded by family at St. Joseph’s Hospice (London), on Thursday, October 16th, 2014, in his 76th year. Beloved husband of Anne. Loving Dad of Shelley (Tony) Vadlja, Vicki (Mike) Whelan, Lisa (Albert) Popovich, Steve Murphy (Kerri Loudoun) and Johanna (Chris) Beneteau. Proud Grandpa of Joel, Nathan, Natalee (John Paul), Blair, Renee, Austin, Carlee, Miolyka, Nicholas and Cameron, and Great-Grandpa of Claire. Visitation will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, on Saturday from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. as well as one hour prior to the funeral service being conducted in the chapel on Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Ted are asked to consider St. Joseph’s Hospice. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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Grundy, Douglas A. “Doug”

Posted by on October 17, 2014

Passed away peacefully, after a brief illness, on October 15, 2014 at 54 years of age. Cherished son Albert and Beatrice. Loving father of Sean and Robert. Predeceased by his sister Susan Campbell (2004). He will be sadly missed by many cousins and friends. Cremation has taken place. Memorial visitation Tuesday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the memorial service at 11:30 a.m. 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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Spry, Ethel Helen of Barrie, Ontario

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Spry, Ethel Helen – At the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie on Saturday, October 12, 2014. Ethel, (nee Bunne) in her 99th year, beloved wife of the late Harry Spry. Dear mother of Doug Spry of Brantford and Susan Ashmore of Sandy Cove. Companion of Bill Friend. Loving grandmother of 5 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Dear sister of Norman Brunne of Barrie. She was formerly active in her churches and her communities. A celebration of Ethel’s life will be held at Heritage Place, 20 Brooks St., Barrie on Sunday, October 19 at 3:00pm.

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LOFT: Ruth Aileen formerly of Ilderton

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Loft, Ruth-W150With sadness, we announce the passing of our dear sister and aunt, Ruth Aileen Loft, who passed away peacefully on October 16, 2014 in London, Ontario, at the age of 91.  Beloved daughter of the late Berrell (1971) and Neva (Haskett) (1989) Loft.  Ruth will be forever loved, remembered, and sadly missed by her family; brother Clarke Loft (2013) and his wife Doris, sisters Una Loft (2010), Mary Eadie and her husband Dan, nieces Karen Zavitz (Gerald), Ann Charlton (Todd), Beth Eadie (Jim), and Sarah Eadie (Derek) and great-nephew and great-nieces Scott, Cori, Kate and Olivia.  Aunt Ruth was a teacher, a farm girl, a talented curler, fitness buff, avid gardener, golfer, world traveler, historian, antique collector, and animal lover.  She taught us the power of acceptance, laughter and enjoying family and friends in each visit.  In her own spunky way, she never stopped teaching and testing us.  We take comfort in knowing that Aunt Ruth and Aunt Una are together once again.  We wish to extend a heartfelt thank you to our wonderful group of caregivers: Jen, Jocelyn, Suzanne, Charlotte (Neville), and our cousin Marlyn Loft (Ken).  Your support allowed Aunt Ruth to remain independent and active for so long, enjoying many activities and outings.  Our sincere thanks also go to all the staff of Peoplecare, Oakcrossing.  No matter what floor you were working, or the colour of your shirt, we truly appreciate each of you for the dedicated and compassionate care shown to Aunt Ruth.

At the request of the family, a private family funeral service was held at Littlewood Cemetery, Ilderton, a place that Aunt Ruth tended with great care.

In Ruth’s memory, donations to the Nature Conservancy of Canada, Littlewood Cemetery or the Alzheimer Society are welcomed.

Haskett Funeral Home, Lucan entrusted with arrangements.  For more information, please see www.haskettfh.com.

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MARTIAL, Doris Elena

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Peacefully, at home, surrounded by her loving family, on October 14th, 2014 at 91 years of age. Beloved wife of the late Joannes Newton (1999). Dear mother of Claudette, Matilda, Colin (2005), Avril (Lloyd), Phyllis (Martin), Bernadette, Edol (Cyril), Keith (Philesta ), Carl (Roshana), Marlon, Roxanne (Anthony), Karen (Lennox), Deborah, and Mark. Loving Granny to 36 grandchildren and 51 great-grandchildren and Mom/Granny to many other extended family and friends. Treasured aunt of Audrey (2004). If you so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Friday, October 24th 3:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor 519-969-5841. On Saturday October 25th, friends and family are invited to meet after 9:30 a.m. at Banwell Community Church (2400 Banwell Rd.) for funeral service at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make  a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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BHATTACHARYA: Arun of London

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BhattacharyaBHATTACHARYA, Arun – It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Arun Bhattacharya on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at the age of 75 at Henley Place, London. Beloved husband for 47 years of adored wife Ujjala. Respected and loved father of Moshmi and Andy, Himadri and Nanda, and Moumita. Cherished dadu of grandsons Micah, Kanan and Aidan. Revered brother of Shriprakash, Shipra, Putul, Bubu and Gopal. Predeceased by his parents Mira and Gurudas. Arun, a Professor of Engineering was dedicated to his profession and students. He was a wise, courageous and compassionate father and husband. He loved classical music, being outdoors and the beach. A great self advocate for his own health and for others. Though Parkinson’s Disease took his body, it did not take his independent, proactive mind and spirit. He will be forever missed. Special thanks to Arun’s health care providers: Henley Place staff, LHSC University Emergency/Neurology/Internal Medicine and CCU teams, and London EMS services. Visitors will be received at a memorial reception on Monday, October 20, 2014 from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Parkinson Society Canada or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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Britnell Margaret

Posted by on October 17, 2014

Margaret Britnell Mayor PicMargaret Britnell

The family of Margret Britnell (nee Hopton) announces her peaceful passing on October 12, 2014.

Born in Kaleida Manitoba, raised in England and in 1960 settled in King Ontario.

Margaret served the Township of King as mayor and council member over a span of 27 years and also served on the York Region council for 6 years.

 Open house in honour of Margaret Britnell

Saturday November 1st from 12 noon to 6pm

King City Seniors Centre

30 Fisher St.,

King City, Ontario

Donations in lieu of flowers please send donations to;

The Salvation Army

National Processing Centre

P.O. Box 8200

Winnipeg, Manitoba

R3C 4W5

OR select “Donate” at www.salvationarmy.ca

OR Bring your donation to memorial and we be sure to submit it to the Salvation Army.

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CHISHOLM: Mark David

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CHISHOLM obituary pictureOn Wednesday, October 15, 2014, at 4:38 p.m., Mark went home to be with his Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Much-loved son of Jim and Barb. Best friends of brothers Rob (Crystal), Dan (Rachel), and Mike. Favourite Uncle to Breanna, Kalib and Adele. Dear grandson to Anne Coughlan. Big brother and friend to Chance Bremner. Mark has many cousins, aunts, uncles and friends that will miss him deeply. Family and friends will be received on Monday, October 20, 2014, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Sarnia Gospel Hall, 1791 London Line, Sarnia. A funeral service will be held at Sarnia Gospel Hall on Tuesday, October 21, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow in Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Kidney Foundation or Big Brothers of Sarnia-Lambton (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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WALSH: Marie Elizabeth (Lippold)

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Peacefully on Monday, October 13, 2014, at Marshall Gowland Manor, Marie Walsh passed away at the age of 86. Beloved wife of the late Clifford Walsh (2004). Loving  mother of Layton (Nancy) of Petrolia, Warren (Darren) of Toronto, Kathy of Sarnia, Darryl of Sarnia, and Brian (Michelle) of Sarnia. Cherished grandmother of Angela, James, Stephanie, Jason, Emma, and Jordan. Treasured great-grandmother of Lillian, Gavin, Evan, Max, and Lincoln. Marie was President of the Marshall Gowland Manor Auxiliary for over 25 years. Her most important job was a stay-at-home mom. She will be deeply missed by her family. We would like to extend a special thank you to the nurses in the Rose Unit of Marshall Gowland Manor for taking such great care of our mother. Cremation has taken place. A private family graveside service will be held at a later date in West Lorne. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Alzheimer Society (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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Gurira Patience

Posted by on October 17, 2014

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~ Gurira Patience ~


~ Visitation ~

 Friday October 17, 2014 @ Steven R. Bridge Funeral Home, 207 Mill St. Angus, On 2 pm – 4 pm & 6 pm – 9 pm

 ~Memorial Talk ~

Saturday October 18, 2014 @Kingdom Hall 497 McKay Rd. Barrie, On 2 pm

~ Interment ~

Monday October 20, 2014 @ Innisvale Cemetery, 7551 Fifth Side Rd. Innisfil, On 2 pm

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GERMAN: Mrs. Aileen (nee Bradt), of St. Thomas, Ontario

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GERMAN, Mrs. Aileen (nee Bradt) of St. Thomas, passed away at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Thursday, October 16, 2014, in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of Louis F. “Lou” German. Dearly loved mother of Debbie Bukacheski of Ottawa, and Mark German of St. Thomas. Cherished grandmother of Nathan Jackson-German of Kitchener. Dear sister of Gladys Harvey of London, late Muriel Groulx, late Stanley, late Leslie “Les”, and late Donald Bradt. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Born in Dunwich Township, Ontario on January 20, 1923, she was the daughter of the late John and Evelyn (nee Smith) Bradt. Aileen was a member of Holy Angels’ Roman Catholic Church, St. Thomas. Relatives and friends will be received by the family at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) on Sunday, October 19th from 2:00-5:00 p.m. (Prayers at 4:30 p.m.). The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Holy Angels’ Roman Catholic Church, St. Thomas on Monday, October 20th at 10:00 a.m. Interment in Holy Angels’ Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Holy Angels’ Church Restoration Fund gratefully acknowledged.

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

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REIMER, Cindy (nee Beacom); of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on October 17, 2014

WindsorStarFrame, ReimerCindyPassed away peacefully at Leamington District Memorial Hospital on Sunday, October 12, 2014 after a lengthy illness. Loving wife of Abe Reimer for 38 years. Predeceased by her parents Willis and Sandra Beacom. Survived by her brother Bill (Connie). Survived by mother-in-law Justina Reimer and many brothers and sisters-in-law. Cindy will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Visitation will take place at Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell St., Leamington (519-326-2631) on Thursday, October 16, 2014 from 1 p.m. until time of Funeral Service to celebrate Cindy’s life at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. If so desired, donations in memory of Cindy may be made by cheque to the charity of your choice. Online donations and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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TREMBLAY, Jocelyn

Posted by on October 16, 2014

Peacefully on October 15, 2014 with loving daughter Annie Filion by his side. Reunited with wife Nicole Filion (1995). Beloved Pepe of Soffiya. Jocelyn will be missed by his friends and will be remembered for his sense of humour. He will rest in peace with his wife and parents in Chicoutimi, Quebec. Cremation services were held. Arrangements entrusted to FAMILIES FIRST Funeral Home.

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LUNICK: Peter Vladimir of Port Credit

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Lenison Lunick_001LUNICK, Peter Vladimir – At his residence on Sunday, October 5, 2014, Mr. Peter Lunick of Port Credit in his 55th year. Beloved son of Frances and the late Walter Lunick (2010). Dear brother of George (Heather), the late Derick (1999), Paul (Katherine), Mark (Sandra) and Adrian (Ismari). Sadly missed also by his nieces and nephews: Jacqueline and Jacob Lunick; Cassie, Jordie and Justie Lunick; and Maddy Lunick. A private family service will take place at a later date. Interment of ashes, Pond Mills Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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GINGRICH: Kathleen Elizabeth “Betty”

Posted by on October 16, 2014

Gingrich2GINGRICH, Kathleen Elizabeth “Betty” – Peacefully went to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Hospice, London, in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late Cleason Gingrich. Loving mother of Paul Gingrich (Judy), and David Gingrich (Sandra). Dear grandmother of Jeffery (Vicki), Stephen (Diane), Matthew (Lana), Courtney (Leon), and Leighton. Cherished great-grandmother of Maren, Ethan, Gavin, Ava, Hunter, Jonah, Ruby-Grace and Kyrie. Predeceased by her four brothers. Thank you to the staff at St. Joseph’s Hospice for their exceptional care and compassion. The funeral service will be conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. with visitation one hour prior. Cremation to follow with private interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Betty are asked to consider St. Joseph’s Hospice or 100 Huntley Street. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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WARD: Anne Bridget of London (formerly of Port Franks, Ontario)

Posted by on October 16, 2014

 

Mem Card Pic- FrontPeacefully passed surrounded by her loving family on October 15, 2014 in her 80th year. Beloved wife of the late Searson (Cec) for 58 years. Loving mother of Dana (Bill) Brooks, late Debbie Hughes, Darlene (late Eric) Petersen, and Dawn (Wayne) Stubbs. Cherished grandma to Travis, Avery, Daric, Jessica, Benjamin, Scott, Marcelle, and Lisa. Proud great-grandmother of Kailey, Randi-Lyn and Aaron. Special great-great grandmother of Rowan and Lynden. Survived by her sisters Rose (Jim) Scobie, Elizabeth (Allan) Thomson and her brother Billy (Linda) O’Neill, sisters-in-law Lorraine, Anne, and Dianne O’Neill, Doris (late William) Ross and Kathleen (William) Davies. Predeceased by brothers Paddy, John, Michael, Hughie, sister-in-law Irene O’Neill, and brother-in-law Daniel (Jean) Ward. Proud aunt of many nieces and nephews. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday October 18th, 2014 at the FOREST CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS at 1p.m with two hours visitation prior. Interment to follow at Ravenswood Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation. Online condolences may be made at denningfuneralhome.com.

 

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KOVACHICH : Gail Kenlyn (nee Bryon) of Leamington

Posted by on October 16, 2014

WindsorStarFrame, Kovachich copyKovachich, Gail Kenlyn (nee Bryon)
77 years, passed away Tuesday October 14, 2014 at Leamington Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Ernest (1968). Dear mother of Kenlyn (Brian) Austin and Dennis Kovachich. Loving grandmother to Myranda and Ryan Hanstedt, Travis Austin and fiancée Amaryllis Gonzalez, Gillian and Christopher North, Devin Kovachich and Kyle Kovachich and great grandmother to Nolan, Aaron and Bryce. Gail is predeceased by her parents Robert C. and Eleanor Bryon along with her sister Sharon Morrison. Gail was a graduate of the University of Toronto (Royal Conservatory of Music), a piano teacher for over 55 years, a member of O.R.M.T.A., as well as a member of Knox Presbyterian Church in Leamington. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Sunday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Gail’s life, from Knox Presbyterian Church, 58 Erie Street South, on Monday October 20, 2014 at 11 a.m. Rev. Thomas J. Kay officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Lung Association, Canadian Cancer Society or Heart & Stroke Foundation. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

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GROGAN, Vincent L.

Posted by on October 16, 2014

Grogan, VincentPassed away on Wednesday October 15th after a short battle with cancer. Vince will be greatly missed by his loving wife Bonnie, son Vince Jr., daughter Vennesa, stepsons Christopher and Clinton (Clinty). He also leaves behind his 3 grandchildren Jordan, AJ and Brigitte as well as many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. Vince was born and raised in Toronto and was the third oldest of 6 siblings. He will be remembered throughout the building material industry which he worked in for 55 plus years and he will be missed by all. His lasting zest for life, sense of humour and loving kindness will live through his family and friends.

Family will receive friends at MORGAN FUNERAL HOME, 415 Regent St, Niagara-on-the-Lake on Thursday October 23rd from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. A memorial mass will take place at St. Vincent de Paul Church on Friday October 24th at 11:00 am.  In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations to the Red Roof Retreat.

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WILLIMOTT, Gladys Eleanor (Skelding) of Exeter, age 89

Posted by on October 16, 2014

WILLIMOTT:  Gladys Eleanor (Skelding) Willimott (November 26, 1924 – October 16, 2014), of  Exeter.  Peacefully, with her son and daughter by her side at South Huron Hospital, Exeter, on Thursday, October 16, 2014, age 89.  Mom now joins her beloved husband and best friend Frederick “Fred” Willimott, who predeceased her on November 22, 2013. Special and loving mom to Richard Willimott of Kingsville, Kim and Steve Baynham of Exeter, daughter-in-law Laurie Willimott of St. Thomas.  Predeceased by her son Rodger Willimott (2009), grandson Todd, parents George and Jessie (Pollock) Skelding, five sisters Helen, Norma, Ila, Violet and Viola and one brother  Bernie, her father and mother-in-law Ambrose and Florence Willimott, brother-in-law and sister-in-law John and Florence Willimott.  Beloved and special Nana to Jess and Grandma to Kelly, Erica, Katie, Jamie and several great-grandchildren. A special thank you to the nursing staff at South Huron Hospital for the care and compassion shown to mom.  Cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to the T.  Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood.  If desired memorial donations (payable by cheque) may be made to Pulmonary Fibrosis Society, South Huron Hospital Foundation or a charity of choice. Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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RASENBERG, Marinus “Ray” Adrianus of Blue Water Rest Home, Zurich, formerly of Babylon Line, Zurich, age 84

Posted by on October 16, 2014

RASENBERG: Peacefully, surrounded by his family, at Blue Water Rest Home, Zurich, on Wednesday, October 15, 2014, Marinus “Ray” Adrianus Rasenberg, of Blue Water Rest Home, formerly of Babylon Line, Zurich, age 84.  Loved father of John (Sue Ann) Rasenberg of Exeter, Miriam (Joe) Terpstra of Brussels, Johanna Pickering (Greg Ratz) of Grand Bend, Adrian (Karen) Rasenberg of Woodstock, Caroline Rasenberg of Lucan, Betty (Bill) Simmons of Northville.  Loved by his many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Dear brother of Marie (Wyand) Vingerhoeds of Finch and other siblings, nieces and nephews of Eastern Ontario and Holland.  Predeceased by his parents Michael and Johanna (Vanbragt) Rasenberg of Holland, grandson Jamie Rasenberg and son-in-law Derrick Vandergunst and many brothers and sisters.  Resting at the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Boniface Roman Catholic Church, Zurich on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Fr. Matthew George Celebrant.  Interment Exeter Cemetery.  Ray immigrated from Holland and purchased his farm on the Babylon Line, where he was a long time dairy farmer, actively involved in 4-H programs and had a life long love of horses.  If desired, memorial donations (payable by cheque) may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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MACKEY, Elizabeth “Bette” Bernice (Hayes) of London, formerly of Grand Bend and Montreal, age 89

Posted by on October 16, 2014

MACKEY: Peacefully, at LHSC Victoria Hospital, London, on Monday October 13, 2014, Elizabeth “Bette” Bernice (Hayes) Mackey of London, formerly of Grand Bend and Montreal, age 89. Beloved wife of the late James Herbert Mackey (1995). Remembered by her sister Marion Redfearn of London, step-children Susan Mackey-Jamieson (Daniel Bilsker) of Vancouver, B.C., Mary (Bazil) Angelopoulos and James (Linda) Mackey all of Edmonton AB. and their families.  Dear aunt of Linda Kouwenhoven of Toronto, Nancy Redfearn of Montreal, Sandra (Paul) Cunningham of Calgary, Beth (James) Zizek of Aurora, Wendy (the late Garth) Redfearn of London, Blair Redfearn of B.C., Fred (Barbara) Hayes, Edward (Sherri) Hayes and Irwin Hayes all of New Orleans and their families.  Predeceased by her brother Arthur Hayes, sisters-in-law Teresa Mackey and Isabel Mackey.  At Bette’s request cremation has taken place.  Funeral arrangements entrusted to T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood.   If desired, memorial donations (payable by cheque) may be made to the South Huron Hospital Foundation or a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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THIEL, Donna Isabelle (Turnbull) of Exeter Villa, formerly of Zurich, age 72

Posted by on October 16, 2014

THIEL: Surrounded by the love of her family and friends, at South Huron Hospital, Exeter, on Friday, October 10, 2014, Donna Isabelle (Turnbull) Thiel, recently of Exeter Villa, formerly of RR 2, Zurich, age 72. Dear wife and best friend of Glen Thiel.  Loved daughter of the late Rufus and Rubie (Brown) Turnbull. Special sister-in-law of Keith Thiel of RR 2, Grand Bend and his friend Mary Anne Norland of Sarnia.  Cherished aunt of Jo-Anne and Brad Boswell of California, Carolyn Stark of Windsor, Randy and Karen Thiel of Grand Bend and their families. Fondly remembered by her many cousins and long time family friend of the Hoffman and Kyle families. Predeceased by her sister-in-law Marg (Whiting) Thiel and nephew Dave Stark.  Resting at the T.  Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, on Tuesday from 3 to 5 pm and 7 to 9 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Zurich, on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 11 a.m.  Pastor Nadine Schroeder-Kranz Officiating.  Interment St. Peter’s Lutheran Cemetery, Zurich.If desired, memorial donations (payable by cheque only) to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church Steeple Fund, or charity of choice would be appreciated.  Donna was a graduate of the South Huron Hospital School of Nursing and was a long time employee of South Huron Hospital for over 25 years.  Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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