HUTT: Rita of London

Posted by on August 26, 2015

HUTT, Rita….

Peacefully at her residence on Monday, August 24, 2015, Rita (Mayman) Hutt, of Ingersoll and formerly of London in her 77th year. Beloved wife of Barry Hutt for 48 years. Loving mother of Ian Hutt (Lori) of London and Rebecca Ayer (Rick) of Winchester. Proud nana of Kindael Hutt (Rob Fraser), Emma Ayer and great-nana to Grace Fraser. Dear sister of Walter Mayman (Michelle), Martin Mayman (Margaret), Therese Newman (David) and sister-in-law of Audrey Mayman, Carol Mayman, Casey Nirschl , Wayne Hutt (Gayle) and Paul Hutt (Laura). Predeceased by her brothers Peter, Paul and Jerry and her brother-in-law Don. Dearly missed by her many nieces, nephews and her longtime friend Ann Nicol. Cherished pets Tasha and Tyson. The family would like to thank the staff at Victoria Hospital and Alexandra Hospital, Ingersoll, for the excellent care provided over the years. Cremation has taken place. A private memorial service will be held. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to Community Living London, 190 Adelaide Street South, London ON N5Z 3L1 or to London Regional Cancer Program, 747 Baseline Road East, London ON N6C 2R6. A. Millard George Funeral Home, entrusted with arrangements 519-433-5184.  Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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BESWARICK: Rosemary Colleen of RR1 Ailsa Craig.

Posted by on August 26, 2015

Peacefully at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Tuesday, August 25th, 2015, Rosemary Beswarick passed away at the age of 86. Loving wife of John for over  66 years. Cherished mother of John, Sandy, Cathy and Nancy. Rosemary is survived by her brother and two sisters. In keeping with Rosemary’s wishes cremation has taken place. A private family service will be held at Denning’s of Ailsa Craig. In Rosemary’s memory donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Share a memory at www.denning.ca.

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MORIN: Sylvie of L’Orignal

Posted by on August 26, 2015

morin sylvieMademoiselle Sylvie Morin de L’Orignal est décédée le lundi 24 août 2015 à l’âge de 51 ans. Elle était la fille de Murielle Rivard Morin et de feu Germain Morin; la chère soeur de Daniel Rivard et Stéphane Morin. Elle laisse dans le deuil tous les membres de sa famille d’accueil, Georgette et feu Gilles Duval ainsi que Rock et Chantal Duval où elle y habitait depuis les 14 dernières années. Elle sera manquée aussi par son ami de la famille d’accueil, Gilles Rozon, une grande amie, Huguette Duval ainsi que la grande famille de Valoris. Elle fut prédécédée par son frère Jean-Michel Morin. Lui survivent également plusieurs oncles, tantes, cousins, cousines, neveux, nièces et amis.

La famille invite parents et amis au Salon Funéraire Familial Berthiaume 1243, rue Lansdowne, Hawkesbury, Ontario (877) 632-8511, le mardi 1 septembre 2015 à compter de 11 h. Le service aura lieu en la Chapelle F.X. Berthiaume du salon funéraire le même jour à 11 h 30.

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LANGILLE, June Anna of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on August 26, 2015

Langille June Aug 25Peacefully at the Golden Plough Lodge on Tuesday August 25th, 2015 in her 82nd year. Beloved wife of the late Albert Langille. Loving mother of Debbie Dupuis (Jack), Linda Foster, Doug Langille (Cheryl) and Gord Langille. Dear grandmother of Marc, Don (Melanie), Rich (Gwen), Jamie, Marty (Sarah), Mike, Matt (Melissa), Devin, Ian (Lacy), Amber and the late Justin and great grandmother of Natalie, Nicholas, Grant, Lauren, Jessie, Casey, Levi, Ellie, Amelia and the late Max. Sister of Linda Gutteridge (Don), Robert Brown (Lois) and the late Ruth Brock, Fred Brown Jr., Arlene Rowcliffe and Carol Darling. June will be missed by her brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Friends and family are invited to call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St., E., Cobourg on Thursday from 7-9 pm and Friday August 28th from 1-2 pm., followed by a funeral service at 2 pm. Interment in Cobourg Union Cemetery. If desired donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society or Canadian Cancer Society. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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HUNT, Dorothy Kerstine of Sarnia

Hunt-webHUNT, DOROTHY – Dorothy K. Hunt (nee Haslund), age 97, passed away peacefully at Bluewater Health on Tuesday, August 24, 2015. She was born on February 14th, 1918 to Danish pioneer immigrants on a farm near Inwood, MB. She married her husband Percy in 1941 who predeceased her in 1990. Dorothy is survived by her daughters Marilyn Gregory of Winnipeg and Rita Damoiseaux (John) of Point Edward, granddaughters Elise Chamberlin (Sean) of London, Leila Damoiseaux (Josh Webb) and Kiana Damoiseaux, great-grandson Ronin Chamberlin and sister Georgia Lemoine, MB. She is predeceased by her sisters Signe and Ruth, her brother Arne and many brothers and sisters-in-law. She lived a full, interesting and hardworking life. She was a great lady with a sound mind, quick wit and a loving heart to the very end and will be greatly missed by all who knew her, but we rejoice in the assurance she is with her Lord and Saviour and all of her relatives and friends who have gone before. A celebration of Dorothy’s life will be held at Trinity Anglican Church (1194 Murphy Rd, Sarnia) at 11:00 am., Saturday August 29, 2015. Visitation before the service is from 10:00 – 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers donations are appreciated to War Amps of Canada, Trinity Anglican Church or a charity of choice. The arrangements are entrusted to the D.J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 102 N. Victoria Street, Sarnia. Messages of memories and condolences may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca  

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RINN: William (Billy) of Lucan and formerly of Ilderton

Posted by on August 26, 2015

Rinn, Billy-W150At LHSC-University Hospital, London on Monday, August 24, 2015, of Lucan and formerly of Ilderton in his 49th year.  Dear father of Melissa Rinn and Cody McCallum of Lucan.  Loving “grandpy” of Jayden, Olivia, and Paislee.  Dear brother of Avril Rinn of London.  Close friend of Neil Studley and Sue Balmain.  Predeceased by his parents Mary Ellen and Orval Rinn.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Thursday evening 7-9 PM, where the funeral service will be held on Friday, August 28th at 11 AM.  Cremation with interment St. George’s Anglican Cemetery, Middlesex Centre.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Addiction Services of Thames Valley, or the Lions Foundation of Canada-Dog Guides would be appreciated by the family.

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BALINT: Helen of London

Posted by on August 26, 2015

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At Marion Villa, London, on Saturday, August 22, 2015, Helen (Grosan) Balint of London in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late George Balint (1993). Dear mother of Judy Balint of London and Carol Wolf & her husband Michael of Woodbury,TN, sister of Cornell Grosan (Carol) and Connie Gore. Predeceased by her daughter Nancy Kay Balint (1979) and by her sisters Florence Werk and Hermina Festian. Private family interment in Woodland Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations made to the Alzheimer Society of London & Middlesex, 435 Windermere Road, London ON N5X 2T1. Arrangements entrusted to A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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LAVERS: Jackson Louis of London

Posted by on August 25, 2015

Lavers editedAt the age of 3, he went peacefully into the arms of Jesus on Tuesday, August 25, 2015, after a courageous battle with cancer. Friends and family will continue to be inspired by his positive energy and love of life. Forever loved by his parents Lindy and Matt. Loved and cherished by his grandparents: Donna and David Livingstone, Vivian (Foglton) and Mark Grimes, and John Lavers (Wanda). Also sadly missed by his aunts and uncles: Nikki and Jon Lavers, Adam Lavers (Renee), Josh Livingstone (Rebecca), and Emma and James Wands. Fondly remembered by his extended family and many friends. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the funeral service will be conducted on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 10:00 a.m., with visitation one hour prior. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Jackson are asked to consider Childcan.

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CREVIER; Donald of Sarnia

crevierwebAt Bluewater Health Petrolia on August 24, 2015, DONALD CREVIER passed away at the age of 81, dearly loved by his wife Teresa, loving father to Cindy Fraser of Sarnia and Donna McWilliams (Steve) of Guelph. Loved by his step children Juli (George) Chris (Bonita) and Beth. He was the proud grandfather to Kayla (Preston) and Nick. He will be greatly missed by many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Brother to Maryann (Barry) and Doris. Predeceased by his loving wife Gail Patricia (Moore) Crevier and his four brothers.  Private cremation has taken place. A celebration of Don’s life will be held Friday August 28, 2015 at 4516 London Line Sarnia, ON between the hours of 2:00pm and 5:00pm.  Sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to the Cancer Research Society (Cheques only please) Arrangements entrusted to the D.J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 102 N. Victoria Street, Sarnia.

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BROWN: Daniel MacGregor

Posted by on August 25, 2015

Peacefully, at his home on Monday, August 24, 2015, Daniel MacGregor Brown passed away at the age of 63. Loving father of Kathryn Mathieson and husband Jayson, Joshua Brown and Jordan Brown and wife Sarah. Cherished grandfather of Konahn Brown. Treasured brother of Michael Brown and Wendy, Ruth-Ann Ilgaulds and husband Willi and Susan Stoesser and husband Michael. Predeceased by his parents, Arthur and Helen Brown, and his baby brother Allen. Daniel retired after 30 plus years at Dow Chemical. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Thursday, August 27, 2015, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A memorial service will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Friday, August 28, 2015, 10:30 a.m., followed by a private family interment. In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Mental Health Association (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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LEVERT: Cindy Lou Elizabeth (Williams)

Posted by on August 25, 2015

Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on Monday, August 24, 2015, Cindy Lou Elizabeth (Williams) Levert passed away at the age of 53. Loving wife and best friend of Richard “Rick” Levert. Cherished mother of Kyla Levert (fiancé Kyle), Kelly Levert (Anthony). Treasured sister of Robert “Bob” (Monica) Williams, Sherry-Lynn Williams (Syl Rail), and James Edward “Eddy” (Laura Jean) Williams. Lovingly remembered by several nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family. Predeceased by her mother Florence “Irene” Williams, by her father James Williams and survived by his wife Shirley Legarrie-Williams. Adored best friend of Laurie Durocher. Cindy was a member of the Wives from Hell, her nickname was Cindy Two-shoes. She enjoyed the outdoors, spending time with her dog Maddy, and had a love for birds. Cindy will be deeply missed by all those who knew and loved her. Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Thursday, August 27, 2015, from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A celebration of Cindy’s life will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Friday, August 28, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. Cremation to follow. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Breast Cancer Society of Canada (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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PALMATEER: Mrs. Patricia (nee Cummings), of Port Stanley, formerly of Union, Ontario

Posted by on August 25, 2015

PALMATEER, Mrs. Patricia (nee Cummings), of Extendicare, Port Stanley, formerly of Union, passed away at her residence on Sunday, August 23, 2015, in her 77th year. Wife of the late William C. “Bill” Palmateer (2012). Mother of Joanne VanDoesburg (late Arnold) of St. Thomas, Dan Palmateer (Tracy) of Ingersoll, Elaine Bonner (Jeff Bartlett) of London, and Steve Palmateer of St. Thomas. Grandmother of Sharon, Brandon, Jon, Jason (Amanda), and Jenna (Colin). Great grandmother of Trey, Tori, Ethne, Adria, Camden, Sephira, and Victoria. Sister of the late Richard Cummings. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Born in St. Thomas, ON, December 31, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Lillian (nee Coville) Cummings. Patricia was a retired bus driver with Lewis Bus Lines. In keeping with her wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) on Friday, August 28th at 11:00 a.m. Relatives and friends will be received at the funeral home on Thursday, August 27th from 7-9 p.m. and one hour prior to the service. Interment in Union Cemetery. Memorial donations to Extendicare Ladies Auxiliary or charity of one’s choice gratefully acknowledged.

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

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LANGMEAD, Annie Florence of Sarnia

Langmead-webAt Bluewater Health on Saturday, August 22, 2015, ANNIE FLORENCE (ROWE) LANGMEAD, age 90 of Sarnia passed away. She was the loving wife of the late William George Langmead (2003) and dear mother of Gary Langmead of Calgary and Cathy Lynn Tack and her husband Curtis Watchorn of Strathroy, grandmother of Brian Jr., Taylor, Dale, Megan, Garrette and Sara and 9 great grandchildren, sister of William and Wallace Rowe. Several nieces and nephews also survive. She was predeceased by her brothers Clarence and Lloyd Rowe and sister Jean Mitchell. Annie was a member of Bethel Pentecostal Church for many years. Funeral services will be held at Bethel Pentecostal Church (1565 London Line, Sarnia) on Friday, August 28, 2015 at 11:00 am. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery. Friends may visit the family at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia) on Thursday evening between the hours of 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Sympathy expressed to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Memories and messages of condolences may be made through www.djrobb.on.ca.

 

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BULLOCK; Leland Alexander “Lex”, of Sarnia

Bullock-webLex has passed away after a lengthy illness. Lex received a Bachelor of Arts degree, graduating Cum Laude in 1974 from the University of Toronto. He applied for law school and was accepted by Western University and the University of Toronto. At that time Lex decided he wanted to, in his own words, “give back to the world, because had had so much.” He spent a year as a volunteer with Katimavik, a federal volunteer organization helping others across Canada. Western, because of his high academic standing, reserved his acceptance for the following year in their Law School.  After graduating from U.W.O Law School and Osgoode Hall, Lex pursued a successful career in Environmental Law in Toronto for ten years.  When Lex’s health problem began, he returned to Sarnia where he volunteered at the Inn of the Good shepherd, Neighbourlink and the Red Cross. Lex’s greatest pleasure was time spent with his son Anthony.   Lex is survived by his parents, Illa and Bill Bullock, his son Anthony, Sarnia and his sister Lori, London, Ontario.  In rememberance of Lex, please give a donation gift to Neighbourlink, Sarnia; Inn of the Good Shepherd or Dunlop United Church.  Service to take place at Dunlop United Church, (757 Rosedale Ave, Sarnia, ON) at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday August 26, 2015. Visitation before service starting at 1:00 p.m.  Arrangements entrusted to the D.J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 102 N. Victoria Street, Sarnia.  Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

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BENNETT: Margaret Jane of London

Posted by on August 25, 2015

Bennett editedPeacefully at her residence on Monday, August 24, 2015, in her 86th year. Cherished mother of Sam Bennett (Michelle). Beloved sister of Victoria James, Bob and John Thompson. Predeceased by loving husband Lloyd William Bennett and siblings: Marion Potts, Allison Patterson, Bill Thompson, Betty Schweitzer and Ben Thompson. Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. A Celebration of Life will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 4:00 p.m., with visitation one hour prior. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Jane are asked to consider the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario.

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Chan, But Yue

Posted by on August 25, 2015

web_chan butBorn December 22, 1922, in Hong Kong, loving father of Liza Cheuk May, Lina Cheuk Ling, the late Lilian Cheuk Lin (2014), and Vivian Cheuk Wai, doting grandfather of Juliana Ka Yan Li, and beloved husband of the late Eva Ho Chan (2003), transcended peacefully at 6 a.m. on Thursday, August 20, 2015, at The Hôtel-Dieu Grace Hospital, Windsor, Ontario, Canada. He is sorely missed by his grieving family, and many relatives and friends.

He was a Scout Master with the 13th Boy Scouts Troop, Hong Kong District, where he met his future wife, Eva. He was also active for many years in the Hong Kong Civil Aid Service, rising to the rank of Warden. As a young man, he joined the trading company, T. O. Wong & Co. Ltd. in Hong Kong, and retired as its director in 1977. He and his wife Eva then opened a Chinese antiques shop, Chan & Ho, in Central, fulfilling a cherished dream. Not one for early retirement, he was active as a successful real estate agent until his emigration with Eva to Windsor in 1993 so as to live close to his daughters.

He was an avid collector of all things collectible, an enthusiastic gardener, and a very happy traveler. In his later years, he enjoyed devoting much time to perfecting his lifelong practice of Chinese brush calligraphy. Above all, he was the ultimate cheerleader for and sage counsellor to his daughters and granddaughter.

Visitation at Families First, 3260 Dougall Avenue South Windsor (519-969-5841) on Friday, August 28, 2015, from 12 noon, with funeral service commencing at 1 p.m., followed by procession to burial at the Chan Family Estate at Heavenly Rest Cemetery (5005 Howard Avenue, 866-610-7608), and memorial dinner at Jade Chinese Cuisine (157 Wyandotte Street West, 519-256-7117). Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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DEARING; William “Bill” of Hanover, formerly of Parry Sound

Posted by on August 25, 2015

DEARINGweb1William “Bill” George Dearing, of Hanover, passed away peacefully with his family by his side at The Village Long Term Care on August 23, 2015 at the age of 84.

Bill was born on January 30,1931 to Joseph and Jane (nee Smyth) Dearing in Toronto. He attended Bowmore Road School, Danforth Tech and the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. Bill, a lifetime member of the Association of Architectural Technologists of Ontario, worked for the Architectural firms of Paul Sears, Shore &Moffat and James A. Murray in Toronto.

In 1971, Bill moved to Hanover with his young family to become an Architectural Drafting teacher at John Diefenbaker Secondary School.  Lovingly known to his students as “Mr. D.” or “Sir”, Bill retired from his career as a formal teacher at the age of 66.

Bill will be remembered as a generous, fun-loving and kind person who encouraged his children and students to follow their dreams.  As a person of faith, Bill was an active member of the Church of the Incarnation (Toronto) and at St. James Anglican Church (Hanover).  He was a founding member and recognized for his many years of service to Big Brothers of Hanover.  He also volunteered his time for various charitable organizations.

Bill will be much missed by his loving wife Florence “Queenie” (nee Adams) Dearing, of 57 years, formerly of Parry Sound, daughters Julia (Peter Vollett) of Etobicoke and Alison (Derek Lahn) of Fonthill. “Papa” will be missed by his grandchildren, Joshua, Adam, Aiden and Nicole. Dear brother in law to Bob (Lois) Adams, Nancy Adams, Roy (Helen) Adams, Frederick Adams, David (Heather) Adams, George (Mary) Adams, John (Debbie) Adams, Ernie (Nadine) Adams and Kathy (Bernie) Barbeau. Bill will be remembered by his many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brother in law Gordon Adams and sister in law Lynn Adams, niece Carol and nephew Robert as well as his cousins Bertha Halsall and Helen Halsall of UK.

Visitation will be held at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm.  A Funeral Service will be held to celebrate Bill’s life on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 1:30 pm, at Trinity Anglican Church, Durham. Rev. JoAnn Todd officiating. A reception will follow at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #308, Durham.  To honour Bill’s wishes, cremation will follow and an inurnment of ashes will take place at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the  Launch Pad YTC, St. Jame’s Anglican Church, charity of your choice or Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.mightonfuneralhome.ca

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McQUADE: Allan B. of Woodstock

Posted by on August 25, 2015

McQuadewebMcQUADE, Allan– Suddenly at his residence on Monday, August 24, 2015, Allan Brown McQuade at the age of 86. Cherished husband of the late Berny McQuade (nee Darch) (2013). Much loved father of Michael McQuade (Kim) of Grimsby, Wendy McQuade (Ron Holtzhauer) of Guelph and Doug McQuade of Woodstock. Loving grandfather of Kyle, Joshua, Christopher, Zachary, Matthew (Vanessa) and Lauren. Also lovingly remembered by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Michael and Evelyn (nee Brown) McQuade and his brother Paul McQuade. Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Saturday, August 29, 2015 from 1 to 1:45 pm followed by a memorial service to celebrate Allan’s life in the chapel at 2pm with Rev. Dr. Stephen Hendry officiating. If desired, memorial donations to Canadian Mental Health Association or a Charity of Choice would be appreciated. Smith-LeRoy, (519) 537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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POLZIN: Eileen L. (nee Thompson) of Woodstock

Posted by on August 25, 2015

POLZIN – Peacefully at VON Sakura House on Friday, August 21, 2015, Eileen Lenora Polzin (nee Thompson) of Woodstock at the age of 93. Beloved wife of the late Alfred “Al” Polzin (September 19, 2007). Dear mother of Cheryl Lindsay and Darby Hewitt (the late Randy) all of Woodstock. Loving Grandma of Brad Lindsay (Kendra), Matt Lindsay (Siobhan), Brandy Hewitt (Omar), Whitney Hewitt (Tavo), Jay Hewitt(Kim) and the late Alexis Thompson Hewitt; and Great Grandma of Jacob Lindsay, Riley Lindsay and Teo Lindsay. Predeceased by her parents John and Ruby Myrtle Thompson (nee Smith), her infant brother Aubrey Thompson and her sister and brother-in-law Audrey and Jack Gregg. Lovingly remembered by her many nieces and nephews and extended family. Eileen was President of the Woodstock Hospital Auxiliary for 2 terms and Regent of the Havelock IODE Chapter. Family and friends and will be received at the Quality Inn – Birch Room, 580 Bruin Blvd, Woodstock for a memorial gathering on Sunday, August 30, 2015 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. If desired, memorial donations to the VON Sakura House would be appreciated. SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 519-537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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GRAY, Edith Elaine of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on August 25, 2015

Gray001Unexpectedly at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on Sunday, August 23rd, 2015.  Born on December 2, 1938.  Beloved wife of Fraser Thomas.  Loving mother of Gregory (Kimberly), the late Thomas, Michael (Debbie), Deborah (Jack) and Catherine (Gary).  Dear grandmother of Annie, Courtney, Connor and Alanah.  Cherished great grandmother of Jayson.  Mum to Muggsy.  Survived by her brother James and predeceased by her siblings Edward, Nora, Thelma, Dorothy and Maxine.  A memorial service will be held on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 11 am at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St., E., Cobourg.  If desired donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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STEELE, John of Grand Cove Estates, Grand Bend, age 90

Posted by on August 25, 2015

STEELE: Peacefully, at South Huron Hospital, Exeter, on Sunday, August 23, 2015, John Steele of Grand Cove Estates, Grand Bend, age 90.  Beloved husband of Joyce Alice (Kidney) (MacCuaig) Steele.  Loved father and father-in-law of Don and Elizabeth “Libby” Steele of Texas.  Cherished grandpa of Sean Steele and great-grandpa of Nathan Steele both of Windsor.  Remembered by Joyce’s family, Stuart and Kate MacCuaig of Stratford, Rory MacCuaig (fiancée Amanda), Ben MacCuaig (friend Joni), Sarah MacCuaig, Jason MacCuaig (fiancée Brittany) and Chantal MacCuaig.  Dear brother of Jean Dye of Thornhill.  Remembered by his nieces, nephews and their families.  Predeceased by his first wife Muriel E. (Butson) Steele, second wife Margaret Steele, parents John and Jean Steele, step-sons Brian MacCuaig and Glen MacCuaig.  At John’s request cremation has taken place.  A time of Sharing and Remembrance will be held at the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, on Thursday, August 27, 2015, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. with words of remembrance at 8 p.m. Interment Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto.   If desired, memorial donations payable by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society, C.N.I.B. or a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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DAVIES: Reginald William

Posted by on August 25, 2015

Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Monday, August 24, 2015, at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Reginald William Davies passed away at the age of 76. Beloved husband of Ann Davies. Loving father of Laurie (Tim) Rockwood and Kimberley (Dave) Hunt. Cherished grandfather of Ryan (Geri) Rockwood, Kevin (Amy Rollo) Rockwood, Sarah (Marco Celio) Rockwood, Andrew Hunt, Matthew Hunt and Cameron Hunt. Treasured great-grandfather of Jeremy Rockwood. Dear brother of the late Joan (William) Stewardson, Ted (Teresa) Davies, the late Bob (Donna) Davies and Diane Gordon. Brother-in-law of Bill and Mary Feil and Frank and Susan Mrnik. Reginald is survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Edward and Eileen Davies. Reg enjoyed his career teaching at St. Patrick’s High School. He loved spending time with family and friends, especially his grandchildren and great-grandson. In retirement, he spent his days biking, birding, hiking, and gardening, and was an avid reader. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Thursday, August 27, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice or the Canadian Cancer Society (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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STEWARDSON: Gilbert “Gib”

Posted by on August 25, 2015

With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Gib Stewardson on Sunday, August 23, 2015, while surrounded by his family and friends at Bluewater Health, Sarnia. Predeceased by his loving wife of 49 years, Marlene Stewardson (Bendel), and his son Michael Stewardson. Loving father of Linda (Curtis) Thomson, Sandra Stewardson and Janet (Scott) McEachran. Survived and cherished by grandchildren Steven (Laura) Thomson, Christine Thomson, Brian (Venessa) McEachran, Elizabeth (Cody) Palmer, Seth and Julie McEachran, great-grandchildren Jaxson, Emily, Alexis, and Emily. Loved by numerous nieces and nephews. Also predeceased by parents Blanche (Batty) and Lawrence Stewardson and by his brother William Stewardson. Gib was a long standing member of Camlachie United Church where he and Marlene lived their faith. Gib and Marlene enjoyed many mission trips to Dominican Republic. He was the founder of “Gib’s Gang”, a work group of people doing repairs for the people in need in the community. Gib was an avid golfer and woodworker, and a dedicated employee of Imperial Oil for 37 years in the Research and Development Department. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at Camlachie United Church, 6784 Camlachie Road, Camlachie, on Friday, August 28, 2015, at 2:00 p.m., followed by a celebration of life luncheon at 3:00 p.m. for both Gib Stewardson and his son, Mike Stewardson (August 15, 2015). Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Community Living Sarnia-Lambton or the Canadian Guide Dogs (cheques only at the funeral home please).  Arrangements entrusted to Smith Funeral Home, Sarnia www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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BILAGOT: Josiah

Posted by on August 25, 2015

On Saturday, August 22, 2015, at London Health Sciences – Victoria Campus, Josiah Bilagot passed away. Loving father of Jonathan and Josiah. Cherished grandfather to Maggie. Brother of Jayne (Hian) Tan, Eunice (Romy) Rios, the late Esther (Jerry) Shuster, the late Samuel (Lina) Bilagot, Simon (Gail) Bilagot Jr., and Moses Bilagot. Will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Rev. Simon Sr. and Felicidad Bilagot. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be announced at a later date.  Arrangements entrusted to Smith Funeral Home, Sarnia. www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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MAW: Ingrid (Vanderveen)

Posted by on August 25, 2015

Peacefully into her loving Saviour’s arms at St. Joseph’s Hospice, on Saturday, August 22, 2015, Ingrid Maw passed away at the age of 70. Beloved wife of Jim Maw. Loving mother of Janice (Dan) Wilson and Jack (Janice) Vanderveen. Cherished grandmother of Jenica (Dan) VanEssen, Colin Wilson, David (Marcy) Vanderveen, Jonathan Vanderveen, and Jeremy Vanderveen. Treasured great-grandmother of Elliot and Arie VanEssen and Eli Vanderveen. Dear step-mother of Jim (Jean) Maw and family, Graham (Beth) Maw and family, and Brian (Susan) Maw and family. Loving sister of Jerry (Heather) VanSelm and Anky Graydon (Rick Jones). Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at Temple Baptist Church, 1410 Quinn Dr., Sarnia, on Wednesday, August 26, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. A private family interment will be held. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice (cheques only at the funeral home please). Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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