MUNN, Daniel “Dan” Norman of Petrolia, formerly of Ipperwash, age 57

Posted by on May 27, 2014

MUNN:  Peacefully at Fiddick’s Nursing Home, Petrolia, Thursday, May 22, 2014, Daniel “Dan” Norman Munn, of Petrolia, formerly of Ipperwash, age 57. Loved son of the late Jack (1992) and Norma (1981) (Bolton) Munn.  Dear brother and brother-in-law of the late John (2011) and Lee Munn of Grand Bend.  He will be missed by his nephews John Munn and his wife Julie Munn, James Munn, niece Krista Munn and her husband John Roesner and their families. Dan will also be remembered by the Munn, Ferrigno, Simmons, Spellman, Soldan, Clemas and Hoffman families.  A private family graveside service has taken place at Hensall Union Cemetery, Hensall on Saturday, May 24, 2014.  The Rev. Dorothy Henderson Officiated.   Arrangements entrusted to T.  Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood. Dan was a long time client of Community Living in South Huron and Lambton County.  If desired, memorial donations (payable by cheque) to a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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LAFLAMME: Wayne

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Passed away peacefully on May 26, 2014 at Royal Victoria Hospital at the age of 73. Dearly loved and sadly missed by wife Beverly, son Les(Kathy), daughter Lynn(Dell), grandchildren Taylor, Jeff, Tiffany(Jamie), Katie(Cory), Nick(Tianna), Mitch, Shane, and Dylan. Proud great-grandpa to Emma, Aly, Max, and Hayden.

A Celebration of Life will take place at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations made to the Royal Victoria Hospital www.rvh.on.ca would be greatly appreciated by his family.

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Webb: Elwood

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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Elwood Webb on Thursday, May 22, 2014 in his 91st year.

Left to mourn their loss is the love of his life for over 65 years – Lilly (Wilson) their three cherished daughters, Lynn and Dennis Underwood, Karen and John Kelly, and Gayle and Ted Fairbank.

He dearly loved his 8 grandchildren; Michael (Brianne) Kelly, Tyler (Amanda) Pitcher, David (Sarah) Kelly, Lindsey Cook, Nicole (David) Shukster, Adam McLennan (Jacquie Henderson), Amber Fairbank (Rob Moore) and Joshua Fairbank and his 7 great-grandchildren; Austin, Nathan and Riley Cook, Brayden and Blaire Kelly, Lilly Shukster, and William Kelly, his loving sister, Meril (Earl Cunningham) and sister-in-law Isobell Webb, and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers Robert (Hazel) and Ray, and sister Louise (Lorrie Clarke).

Elwood was an active member in the community of Painswick; Owning and operating Webb Brothers Service Station in partnership with his brother Robert for 52 years. Volunteer fireman with the Stroud Fire Department for 36 years, member of the Minerva Lodge # 304 AF AM Stroud, Canadian Legion, Army and Navy Club of Barrie, and was a member of the Probus Club. He was also a member of the Lincoln and Welland Regiment in St. Catherines. Elwood enjoyed playing cards with the Seniors Club in Stroud, Allandale and Parkview and with his family; Karen was almost always his partner in family competitions. Elwood enjoyed sports: hockey, golf, curling, baseball and fishing. With help and thanks to, Graham Webb and John Kelly, Elwood was able to go ice fishing in the 2014 season.

Celebration of life to be held at St. James United Church (2230 Victoria St. W., Stroud, Ont.) on Friday, May 30, 2014 at 12:00 to 2:00pm for visitation. Memorial service to follow at 2:00pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. James United Church Memorial Fund or Hospice Simcoe www.hospicesimcoe.ca

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BUCHANAN: George Alan of Forest

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Passed away at North Lambton Lodge on Friday, May 23, 2014, at the age of 86 years.  Beloved son of the late George Alexander Buchanan and Edna Violet Buchanan.  Brother of the late Bruce Alexander, John “Jack” Rundle and Jessie Nella, Eugene & Keith Buchanan.   Also missed by several nieces and nephews.  A private burial has taken place at Beechwood Cemetery.  The family wishes to thank the staff of North Lambton Lodge for their continuing caregiving and support shown to George (Alan).  For those who wish, in memoriam donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.  Online condolences may be left www.denningfuneralhome.com    Funeral arrangements entrusted to the FOREST CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS

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PAUL, Georgina Margaret “Gina” of Lakefield formerly of Toronto in her 88th year

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PAUL, Georgina M. “Gina”

Passed away peacefully with family by her side at Pleasant Meadow Manor, Norwood on Sunday May 25, 2014. Georgina (Scribner) of Lakefield, formerly of Toronto in her 88th year, wife of the late Edwin Paul (d. May 19, 1981). Mom will always be loved and remembered by her son Bruce Paul (Debra) of Lakefield. Cherished “Grams” of Stacy Paul (Andrew Roberts) and Stephanie Paul (Matthew Sauder). Predeceased by her sisters Muriel Scribner and Rena Howard (Martin) and brothers Bruce (Ellen) and Ernest Scribner. A graveside service will be held at Sanctuary Park Cemetery, Etobicoke on Saturday May 31, 2014 at 11:00 AM. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to L.A.W.S or Five Counties Children’s Centre Foundation. Friends may send condolences to Georgina’s family by contacting THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES, LAKEFIELD CHAPEL at www.hendrenfuneralhome.com or by calling 705-652-3355.

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DRYSDALE, David of Chesley, formerly of Apsley and Bramalea

Posted by on May 26, 2014

David Drysdale of Chesley, formerly of Apsley and Bramalea, passed away at Grey Bruce Hospice, Owen Sound on Sunday, May 25, 2014 in his 83rd year.

Beloved husband of the late Betty (Huff). Loving father of Allison (Daniel) Lewin of Owen Sound and Thomas (Mary) Drysdale of Angus. Cherished grandfather of Shawn and Shannon Drysdale, David and Katie Lewin and great-grandfather of Jake, Connor and Brayden. David will be fondly remembered by his sister Elizabeth Moir of Markham. Predeceased by his sister Margaret Stupart and his parents, James and Williamina (MacIntosh) Drysdale.

A Celebration of David’s life will be held at Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley on Sunday, June 8, 2014 from 2 – 4 p.m.

Memorial donations to the War Amps and Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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REYNOLDS-MONAHAN, Madelane Alice in her 99th year

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Passed away at Riverview Manor, Peterborough, Ontario on Sunday May 25, 2014. Madelane (nee Riley) formerly of Blainville, Quebec and Sandy Cove Acres (Innisfil) Ontario, in her 99th year, wife of the late Frank Reynolds and the late Edward Monahan. Madelane is survived by numerous nieces and nephews and is predeceased by her parents Mary Anne (McAvoy) and Walter Riley and by her siblings Viola Lavallee (Ernest), Clifford Riley (Violet), Kenneth Riley (Cecile), Thelma Drury, Norman Riley (Patricia) and Jerry Riley (Terri). Madelane was a proud, intelligent, vibrant woman. She loved golf and played it well, far into her eighties. She loved bridge and mastered the game until her hearing made the bidding a problem. She always had a wide circle of friends who enjoyed her and shared in her adventures. Married to Frank Reynolds who showed her the world, and to Ed Monahan who showed her love. The family would like to thank the staff at Riverview Manor for the excellent care Madelane received and for always making her feel so special. Cremation has taken place. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to The Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation. Friends may send condolences to Madelane’s family by contacting THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES, LAKEFIELD CHAPEL at www.hendrenfuneralhome.com or by calling 705-652-3355.

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BUIKEMA: Bert of Westover, formerly of Burlington, ON

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Bert Buikema croppedThe LORD in his amazing grace called Bert home on Sunday, May 25, 2014 a few days before his 65th birthday. Beloved husband of Eve (nee Roza) for 45 years. He will be sadly missed by his children and grandchildren: Lori and Peter Stegenga, Dustin, Karissa, Ashley, and Tyler: Jackie and Steve Blokker, Madison, Luke, Robert, Naomi, Joelle; Joni and Gary Vis, Benjamin, Brandon, Nicole, Gary, Devon, Ava; Vicki and Ryan Oosterhoff, Jaden, Shae, Cruz. Predeceased by his parents Jakob and Martha Buikema. Dear brother of Ken and Christine, John and Henrietta, the late Anne Buikema, Bini and the late Gus Buist, Alice and Gary Veenman. Son-in-law of Ruby and the late John Roza, and brother-in-law of Abe and Linda Roza, John Roza, and Claire Bosma. Bert will also be missed by his extended family, church family and many friends. Friends may visit with the family at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at FLAMBOROUGH CANADIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 1225 Dundas, St., Burlington (west of Brant St.) on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 10:30 a.m., Rev. J. deGelder officiating. Interment to follow at Burlington Memorial Gardens. If so desired, donations to Anchor Home would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

“I lift up my eyes to the mountains—where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.” Psalm 121:1,2

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MARLBOROUGH: Kenneth of Appin

Posted by on May 26, 2014

scan0001Kenneth Marlborough, 78, passed away May 25, 2014 at Strathroy Hospital.  Ken was born September 3, 1935 to Elizabeth and Jack Marlborough in Sunderland, England.  Ken served in the British Army where he met his bride, Sophia Marlborough, on his tour in Malaysia.  Shortly after they moved to England where 6 years later they emigrated to Canada with three children.

During his 49 years in Canada he worked as a Millwright and eventually retired from Ford Motor Company.  He enjoyed golfing, reading, computer work and British comedies.

Ken is survived by his loving wife, Sophie (Scully), daughters; Yvonne (John) Borg, Dawn Dearlove (Ken Brown), Son: Peter (Jane) Marlborough; 8 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; cousin Richard; sisters-in-law, Marie, Evelyn, Dorothy (Allan), brothers-in-law, Philip, James, Tony, Reggie, Eddie, Willy and Ozzie.  Predeceased by his parents and brother, Jack Marlborough.

Friends may call at DENNING BROS. FUNERAL HOME, Strathroy on Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 from 7 – 9 pm.  Parish prayers will be recited at 8:30 pm.  Funeral mass will be celebrated at All Saints Roman Catholic Church on Thursday at 11 am.  Father Lucio Couto celebrant.

If desired, memorial contributions to the “Save A Family Plan” would be appreciated.  Share a memory at www.denning.ca  519 245-1023. Posted free at Canadaobits.ca

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FORBES: Isla Mae, of London, and formerly of Port Elgin

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Forbes, Isla Mae editedIn my Father’s house are many mansions. I go to prepare a place for you. The Lord in His infinite wisdom called home His faithful servant, Isla Mae Forbes, of London, and formerly of Port Elgin, Ontario, on Sunday, May 25th, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Barry Forbes (2012). Proud mother of Dennis (Gail), Sally Hull (Jim) and Dana (Dianne). Loved grandmother of Tracie (John Peters), Stephen (Bobbi-Jo), Jayme (Sara), Timothy (Karen), Kaitlyn and Rebecca and dear great grandmother of Tyler, Matthew, Joshua, Ryan, Jacob, Emilie, Marshall, Rowan, Callum and Emmeline. Isla Mae was born in Port Elgin on November 30th, 1925. Visitation will be held at the WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North on Thursday from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. The memorial service will be conducted at WESTVIEW BAPTIST CHURCH, 1000 Wonderland Road South, London on Friday, May 30th, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Isla Mae are asked to please consider Gideons International in Canada or My Sisters’ Place, London. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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Cook, Norinne Elsie of Barrie, Ontario

Norinne CookCook, Norinne Elsie (nee Wilson) – Passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 at Hospice Simcoe at the age of 90.  Norinne was predeceased by her loving husband of over 50 years Cameron Cook.  She is survived by her daughter Dianne, grandson Ryan and his wife Stephanie, great-granddaughter Avery and great-grandson Cameron. Heartfelt thanks to her physician Dr. Steffens and all the wonderful nurses, PSW’s and volunteer staff at Hospice Simcoe.  Also thanks to Bayshore and CCAC.  Cremation has taken place and a private family service will be held. The family respectfully request in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice Simcoe in memory of Norinne Cook.  Condolences may be placed at marshallwdrivercremationandburialservice.ca

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POLLOCK, Ric a resident of Chatham

Posted by on May 26, 2014

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 A resident of Chatham and formerly of Wallaceburg, Ric Pollock, passed away at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance on Sunday, May 25, 2014 at the age of 64. Loving husband of 34 years to Jan Pollock, father to Jonathon Pollock (Natalia), Nicole Caldwell (Jason), Charles Pollock (Krystal). Forever missed by his grandchildren Roxanne, Hailey, Ethan, and Aubrie. Brother to Tricia Morrison (Keith), Dave Pollock, Doug Pollock, the late Ken Pollock, and Rose Matier (Colin). Ric lived hard and died free, he loved to ride his Harley Davidson, and cherished his time with his wife, children, grandchildren, and family. Cremation has taken place. Donations in memory of Ric Pollock to the Sick Kids Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com

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MAY, Catherine (McKENZIE ) of Chesley and formerly Appin

Posted by on May 26, 2014

Catherine May With saddened hearts but with thankfulness for a life well lived we announce the peaceful passing of Mary Catherine (McKenzie) May, formerly of Appin, Ontario, age 92 at Chesley, Ontario on Saturday, May 24, 2014. Predeceased by her husband of 65 years John (2005) daughters Donna (1983) and Betty (1960), grandson Adam May (1983), sister Irene Schroeder, brothers Robert, William, Daniel (Cecil) and Alex McKenzie. Loving mother of Thelma Engel (Robert), Audrey Hillman (Rod) and Douglas May (Susan). Supportive and caring grandmother to Andrea Robbins, Paul and Wayne Scafe, Gordon and Richard Engel, John May, Sara and Diana Hillman. Great- grandmother of Spenser and Wesley Robbins, Lauren Scafe, Tyler and Kaila Thornley, Corson and Josh Engel. Survived by sister-in-law Lois Armstrong and brother-in-law Orville Schroeder. Family and friends will be received at the Van Heck Funeral Home, 172 Symes St., Glencoe for the hour prior to the funeral service to held on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. Mr. Jim May officiating. (Visitation 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.) Interment to follow at the Appin Cemetery. Memorial donations would be gratefully received by Appin United Church, Alzheimer’s Society or charity of your choice. www.vanheckfuneralhome.ca

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JACKSON, Nellie Barr (Garbutt) of Chatham

Posted by on May 26, 2014

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85 years, of Chatham, passed away at Meadow Park, Chatham on Saturday, May 24, 2014.  Loving mother of Barbara Jackson (John Verkaik), Brenda (late John) Girard, William (Barbara) Jackson, Betti (Barry) Elgie.  Dearest grandmother of 8 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandson.  Predeceased by parents Wilfred and Elizabeth (Cockburn) Garbutt.  Dear sister of the late James (Myrtle) Garbutt, Ruth (George) Vogler, Edward (Molly) Garbutt, Vivian (George) Shannon, and William (surviving wife Bessie) Garbutt.  Dearly missed by many nieces and nephews.  Visitation at Reaume Funeral Home, 6 Canal St. W., Tilbury on Monday from 7-9 p.m., and on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 from 9-11 a.m.  Funeral service to commence at the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. with interment to follow at Maple Leaf Cemetery, Tilbury.  Rev. Dr. Margaret Moriyama officiating.  Memorial donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation appreciated.  Online condolences may be shared at www.reaumefh.com

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HEAMAN, Wes of Alvinston

Posted by on May 26, 2014

Wes HeamanSurrounded by his family, at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia Wesley Lawrence Heaman of Alvinston, passed away on Sunday, May 25, 2014, in his 74th year. Predeceased by his wife Fran (Bell) (2013). Survived by his son Eugene (Huey) Levasseur and wife Jean (Duncan) of Watford, daughters, Monique (Mikie) Passingham (Levasseur) and husband Rob Adair of Oil Springs, Cindy Heaman of Strathroy and Lori Heaman and spouse Joe Prohaszka of Strathroy, his grandchildren; Cody and Clint Levasseur, Logan and Allie Passingham, Kain and Hayden Adair and Taylor Evans, brothers; Don Heaman of London, Jack (Janet) Heaman of Ailsa Craig, Ross (Ethel) Heaman of Thorndale, Bud Heaman of Exeter, sisters; Shirley (Jack) Dorman of Ailsa Craig and Betty (Dave) Siddall of Denfield. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Lawrence and Evelyn and his son Jason Heaman (1994). Relatives and friends will be received at the Van Heck Visitation Centre, 3232 River Street, Alvinston on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Friday, May 30 at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow at the Alvinston Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia. www.vanheckfuneralhome.ca

“God needed a cowboy in heaven so He brought him home.”

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TUCKER: Margaret (Krynen) of Woodstock

Posted by on May 26, 2014

TuckermargaretwebTUCKER, Margaret – At Caressant Care Nursing Home, Woodstock on Friday, May 23, 2014, Margaretha Nicolette Maria “Margaret” Tucker (nee Krynen) of Woodstock in her 66th year.  Beloved wife of Richard Tucker of Woodstock. Dear mother and grandmother of Lori Lonsbary of Clinton and her children Brady and Kaylee.  Sister of William Krynen (Lorene) and Mary Lively (Ron) all of Woodstock.  Predeceased by her parents William and Petronella (nee Jansen) Krynen, an infant son David Benjamin Tucker and her sister Nelly Bennett.  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Friday, May 30, 2014 from 1:00-1:45 p.m.  A funeral liturgy will follow at 2 p.m. in the chapel with Deacon Don McCullough.   Interment at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery will  be held a later date.  If desired, memorial donations to Operation Sharing would be appreciated.  Smith-LeRoy, 519-537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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MERVIN, Clayton of Bleheim

Posted by on May 26, 2014

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Clayton Alexander Mervin of Blenheim passed away at Riverview Gardens on Monday May 26, 2014 at the age of 84 years.  He will be missed by his wife Gloria (Speed) Mervin, his step-daughters Carol Korpela of Calgary and Sally Mandeno of Chatham, by his sister Marie Inchley of Sarnia, his brother Alex & Lillian Mervin of Ridgetown and by several nieces and nephews.  Clayt was predeceased by his sister Marg Trudeau, his brother and sister-in-law Bob & Jean Mervin and by his first wife Nellie (Stover) Mervin.  Clayt was born at Rushton’s Corners, son of the late Otis and Ellen (Clayton) Mervin.  He was a crane operator by trade and worked for Huron Construction and Husky Doyle.  He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 185 in Blenheim where he held the position of Past President.  He was also the Past President of the Blenheim Seniors Centre.  In his past time he enjoyed woodworking, craft shows and reminiscing about his years of operating cranes.  It was Clayts wish that cremation take place and a Memorial Service would be held at a later date (to be announced).  Blenheim Community Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.  Friends wishing to remember Clayt with a memorial donation are asked to consider the Chatham-Kent Hospice.  Online condolences for the family and memorial donations may be left at www.blenheimcommunityfuneralhome.  Alternatively, friends wishing to send a card to Gloria may address it to:

Gloria Mervin

c/o Riverview Gardens,

519 King Street West,

Chatham ON  N7M 1G8

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Gosselin, Catherine of Leamington

Posted by on May 26, 2014

Style 90 4X6It is with a heavy heart that we must announce the passing of Catherine Gosselin (nee Wilkinson) at her home in Leamington. Cathy was an extraordinary wife, mother, sister, aunt and friend who had an incredibly generous and dynamic spirit and loved everyone wit all her heart. Cathy spent 40 years as an inspiring registered nurse, training at Metropolitan Hospital in Windsor before heading out on adventures in hospitals, the VON and different long term care facilities. Ray and Cathy were fortunate to have 50 loving years together, 48 years since the honeymoon to Quebec! She was the most incredible supportive and encouraging Mother who was the best friend of Michael Gosselin (Christina Hyde) and Deanne Gosselin (Shane McLaughlin). She is predeceased by her parents, Clifford and Margaret Wilkinson as well as her father-in-law, Leo Gosselin. Her unfailing love will also be remembered and missed by her mother-in-law, Stella Gosselin; her brother and sister-in-law, David and Marlene Wilkinson; twin sister Carolyn Wilkinson; sister and brother-in-laws Carol Ann and Jerry Malone, Susie and Pierre Cecile, and Colin and June Gosselin. Aunt Catherine loved all her nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews including Scott and Kathy Wilkinson, Tim and Laura Wilkinson, Chris, Tom, Michelle and Danielle Cecile; Mark and Ann Malone, Sean and Andrea Malone and Stephen and Cia Malone. Her friends meant the world to her and so we would like to mention a few of her closest, Maxine Thompson, Betty Zorzit, Liz Manley, Vi Pepper, Sybil Wales, Pam and Richard Leslie and Heather and Bob Brown and thank them for being there for her. As a family, we were overwhelmed with the support and love shown by the people of the Comber United Church. Cathy took great pleasure in volunteering at the Leamington Hospital Auxiliary Shop, the Leamington Tomato and as a baseball coach throughout her life. We would like to thank a wonderful friend, neighbour and nurse practitioner, Donna LePointe for the incredible care, and compassion she gave to Cathy and to her family and to Dr. Sheila Horen, a doctor like no other who helped give her more quality of life. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Thursday, May 29, 2014 from 2-4 and 6 until the time of the Memorial Service to celebrate Cathy’s life at 7 p.m. Rev. Colin Swan officiating. In lieu of flowers, we would ask that donations be given to St. Andrew’s United Church, Comber or the Canadian Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Sanders: Walter of Sarnia

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Walter Sanders - Passed away peacefully at Bluewater Health on Sunday, May 25, 2014 at the age of 80. Beloved husband of the late Barb for over 50 years and father to Greg, Steve and Suzanne Wheeler. Grandfather to Mike, Lindsay, Ashley Wheeler and Tanner Wheeler. Great grandfather to Elliot. A memorial service will be held at St. Bartholomew’s Anglican Church on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation in Walt’s name would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the D.J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION CENTRE LTD, 102 N. Victoria Street, Sarnia, ON.  Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through djrobb@cogeco.net

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BLEWETT: Gene Robert of Ennismore

Posted by on May 26, 2014

BLEWETT, Gene Robert – Retired Marina Operator in Bridgenorth. Peacefully, with his family at his side, at Peterborough Regional Health Centre, Palliative Care, on Friday, May 23, 2014 in his 74th year. Gene, beloved husband and soulmate of Carole (nee Parnell) for 54 years. Loving father of Randy (Tara), Scott, Todd (Jennifer), and Sue Ellis (Mike Hopcroft). Dear grandfather of Rachel, Andrew, Samuel, Emily, Aaron, Taylor, Wyatt and Jaxon. Brother of the late Paul. Gene will be remembered by many other relatives and friends. A private family service will be held, with a public Celebration of Life held at a later date. If desired, condolences to the family or donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society may be made at www.CommunityAlternative.ca or 705-742-1875.

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FARRELL: Charles Leo

Posted by on May 26, 2014

Farrell, Charles- passed away peacefully at the Belleville General Hospital on Saturday, May 24, 2014 in his 84th year. Beloved husband of the late Laura Burnie. Loving father of Bonnie Campbell, Brenda (Ben) Andress and Burnie (Christine Kennelly). Loving grandfather to 9 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Dear son of the late Jack and Annie Farrell. Survived by his loving brother Fred (Rita), sisters-in-law Irma Farrell; Joan Farrell; Beatrice Fillion; Elizabeth Ethier and brother-in-law Elmer Burnie. Pre-deceased by his son in law Doug Campbell and siblings Reverend Father James Farrell, S.J.; Madge Flynn; Eleanor McDermott; Emmett and Stanley. Fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at The McGlade Funeral Home, 78 Centre St., Deseronto on Tuesday, May 27 2014 from 1-4 & 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 11 a.m. in Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church, Marysville. Interment at a later date. The family would appreciate donations to The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic Education Foundation. Farrell1

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Graham: Eva Doris of Brechin, Ontario

Posted by on May 26, 2014

GRAHAM: Eva Doris – passed away peacefully at Trillium Manor, Orillia on Sunday May 25, 2014.  Doris (Edwards) Graham was the beloved wife of the late Don Graham (former Brechin Hardware Merchant).  Loving mother of Diane Audia and John of Orillia, Carol Condon and Tom of New Brunswick. Dear grandmother of Jeff Gardner (Debbie Kay), Candace Gardner, Susanna Audia, Andrew Audia (Kim) and Brian Audia (Samantha). Great-grandmother of Baillie, Meagan, Christena, Joseph, Jacob and Giovanna. Predeceased by her parents Harvey and Susanna (Irvin) Edwards . Family and friends will be received at the Mangan Funeral Home, 332 Osborne St., Beaverton  (705-426-5777) on Thursday, May 29, 2014 from 2 – 4 P.M. and 7 – 9 P.M. A family funeral service will be held Friday. Interment Stone Church Cemetery, Beaverton.  If so desired Memorial donations to the Trillium Manor Palliative Care Unit (please make cheque payable to the County of Simcoe) or Brechin United Church would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences are welcomed at www.manganfuneralhome.com

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KING: Robert Lyle of Rodney, Ontario

Posted by on May 26, 2014

IMG_0003Peacefully, at his home on Sunday, May 25th, 2014. Robert Lyle King of Rodney in his 82nd year. Cherished husband and dearest friend of his wife, Betty of 61 years. Dear father to William (Susan), Harvey (Judy) and David (Andrea). Loving grandpa to Stefanie Joseph (Richard), Kristopher, Kathleen (Yannick), Evelyn Flanagan (Jason), Heather, Lisa (Dave), Emily (Josh) and Sarah (Nik) and great grandpa to Jesse and Josh Joseph. Survived by his sisters Beatrice Clinton and Doris Schweitzer and brother in law Harvey Friedrich (Marg). Special uncle to many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents and his sisters Margaret Waite and Velma King. Bob’s passion for farming was evident to his family, friends and neighbours. He spent countless hours advocating for social justice in the farming community. He was a long time dedicated member of Knox Presbyterian Church, New Glasgow. In retirement, he gave up the plow for the pen and authored numerous books about his life.
Friends may call at Calvary United Church, Rodney on Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 from 1 to 2 pm. Funeral service will follow at 2 pm. Greg Simpson officiating. Private interment of ashes will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Foodgrains Bank or charity of choice would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy. Online condolences may be left at www.denningfuneralhome.com Arrangements entrusted to DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS (519 785-0810).

 

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WATTS, Nancy Jane of Stayner, formerly of Mississauga

Posted by on May 26, 2014

Died peacefully on Sunday May 25, 2014 at the Blue Mountain Manor , Stayner in her 88th year, surrounded with love and her three daughters by her side. Born in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.A., she moved to the greater Toronto area in 1956 as a new bride and young mother and then made Mississauga her home for over 50 years. Nancy moved to Blue Mountain Manor in Stayner in June 2012. Loving mother of Sharon Watts (Malcolm Batten), Sue (George Grierson) and Sarah Watts. Cherished grandmother of Amanda Batten, Jessica Batten, Erin Leis (Devon), Leah Grierson (Jeremy Gee) and step grandmother of Susanne Batten (Tim Dooley). Dear great-grandmother of Rae Leis and step great-grandmother of Michael Dooley. She is predeceased by her brother Bill Hobbs. She was a kind and brave soul whose fondness of gardens was only surpassed by her love of books. Nancy retained her sense of humour and intellectual curiosity to the end.The family would like to extend their gratitude toward Dr. Bryan Recoskie and the Blue Mountain Manor staff for their continuous support and care. Friends will be received at the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home – Stayner Chapel on Thursday May 29, 2014 from 1 to 2 p.m. A Memorial Service will follow at 2 p.m. in the Chapel. Remembrances in Nancy’s name to The Canadian National Institute for the Blind or Collingwood General & Marine Hospital Foundation would be appreciated. For further information and to sign the Book of Memories, log on to www.carruthersdavidson.com

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BERG, Margaret “Peggy”

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On May 24, 2014, Peggy passed away peacefully at the Greater Niagara General Hospital at the age of 89. Dear wife of the late Russell Berg (2004), beloved mother of Rita Twose (John) and Garry Page (Maria). Beloved Grammie of Ryan Twose (Maya) of Chicago, Dr. Richelle Twose (the late Richard Bogart) of Toronto, Kathleen Twose (Wally Cutts) of Niagara Falls, Conrad Page (Charlie) of Toronto, and Meghan Page (Peter) of Niagara Falls. Great Grammie to Owen, Amelia, Elijah, and Sophie and special aunt of Jillian Wilson (Harry). Predeceased by her parents Louise and Edward Box and brother Kenneth Box. Peggy was born in Toronto on March 27th, 1925 and moved to England in 1937.  In 1941, at the age of 17, Peggy entered the British Royal Air Force where she served bravely until the age of 21. After the war she married Montague “Monty” Page. Peggy returned to Canada with her young family in 1948.Peggy worked at the Greater Niagara General Hospital for 30 years before retiring in 1990. Peggy was an animal lover. She also enjoyed travel, bridge, square dancing and fellowship at both the Coronation Centre and the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 479.   Special thank you to PSW’s, Lois and Lauren.  The family will receive friends at Morse & Son Funeral Home, 5917 Main St., on Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.  A memorial service under the auspice of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 479 will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday at 7 p.m. A service to celebrate Peggy’s life will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at 11 a.m.  Burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery. Those who wish may make a memorial donation to either  the ALS Society of Canada or to the S.P.C.A. of Niagara.

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