SIMPSON, Dorothy of Blenheim

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Dorothy Elsie Simpson, much loved wife of David Simpson passed away at home on Wednesday February 11, 2015.  Dorothy was born in St. Marys 86 years ago to her late parents William and Jennie May (Pugsley) McRobb.  She attended St. Marys Public and High Schools before attending the Stratford Business College.  She worked in Blenheim for a number of years at Handy Bros.  Dorothy married the love of her life David Simpson and they celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary this past June.  They were the proud parents of two daughters; Susan Simpson who lives in Blenheim and Pamela Dobbins who passed away in 2000.  They welcomed into the world two grandchildren; Kaleb Dobbins (Krista) of Chatham and Stesha Dobbins (Mike) of Kitchener and four great grandchildren.  Dorothy is survived by many nieces and nephews.  She was the last surviving member of her family, having been predeceased by her sister Marion & Bill Atkinson and by her brothers Bill & Chris McRobb and by Tom McRobb.  Dorothy acted as Past President of the Blenheim Kinettes.  Friends and family are invited to the Blenheim Community Funeral Home for visitation on Saturday February 14, 2015 from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 p.m.  A Funeral Service for Dorothy will be held at the Funeral Home on Sunday February 15, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.  A private family interment will be held at Evergreen Cemetery on Monday.  Friends wishing to remember Dorothy with a memorial donation are asked to consider either the C.N.I.B. or the Cancer Society.  Online condolences for the family and memorial donations may be left at www.blenheimcommunityfuneralhome.com

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O’Brien, Bill of London

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Peacefully at Chelsey Park Long Term Care, London, after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson’s, on Wednesday, February 11, 2015, Bill O’Brien in his 75th year.  Loving father of Mark O’Brien and his wife Flor Maria Ordonez of Toronto, Paul O’Brien of Ottawa and Kerry O’Brien of London. Cherished granddad of Tatiana Lopez, Sioban, Daphne and Isaac O’Brien, Gabrielle Lajeunesse, Liam, Max and Charlie O’Brien, Chris O’Brien and Austin and Katelyn O’Brien-Barnes. Dear brother of James O’Brien and his wife Marian of London. Survived by his many nieces and nephews in Canada and Scotland. Predeceased by his parents James and Nora O’Brien, his sisters Jean Gladwin, Rachel Patterson and his brother Tommy O’Brien. The family would like to thank the third floor staff at Chelsey Park for the care and kindness shown to Bill during his stay. Friends will be received by the family from 7-9pm on Friday, February 13, 2015, at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 12pm.  Cremation to follow.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Parkinson Society, 4500 Blakie Road, Unit 117, London ON N6L 1G5. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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HINDS: Cecil Frederick of Belleville

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Hinds, Cecil Frederick – Surrounded by family, Cecil Hinds of Belleville passed away on February 10th, 2015 in his 83rd year. He is survived by his loving wife Helen, children Blaine, Debra (Alain Chancelier), and Peter; grandchildren Erica (Kenny Goodall), Kristen (Matthew Forget), Samuel and Cameron; and great-grandchildren Avery and Kaya Forget. Cecil relished life amid nature. He spent time gardening and landscaping, and was an avid golfer. Cecil was active in the community and Holy Rosary Church, and cherished time with friends and family.

The Family will receive friends at the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West (613-968-2273) on Friday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at the Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Church, 169 North Park Street on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. Cremation to follow.

Memorial Donations to the Belleville General Hospital Foundation, Oncology Department would be appreciated by the family.

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Cunningham, Larry

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Larry Cunningham PICCunningham, Larry; Passed peacefully at Hospice Simcoe February 10, 2015 after fighting valiantly. Loving and caring husband to Ruth, proud loving father to Tammy Martorino (George), Kevin (Susan). Papa to Andrew, Ashley, Shauna, Brandon.

Cremation has taken place at Larry’s request. Private Celebration of Larry’s Life to take place. Donation if desired may be made to Hospice Simcoe www.hospicesimcoe.ca.

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WEEMHOFF: John of Burlington, ON

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John WeemhofOn Wednesday, February 11, 2015 the Lord called to Himself John Weemhoff at the age of 80 years. Father of Roy (Alice), Herman, Wendy (predeceased), and father-in-law of Tammy. Grandfather of Brad, Sarah, Stephenie, Michelle, and Daniel. Also survived by one sister in the Netherlands. John owned and operated John Weemhoff Electric for many years. Visitation will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Saturday, February 14, 2015 from 10 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Service at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Burlington Memorial Gardens. Reception to be held in the Family Centre. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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SIMMONS, Robert Clark of Cobourg, Ontario

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Simmons Robert Feb 10Peacefully on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg, in his 75th year. Beloved husband of Doreen Drumm – Simmons. Loving father of Kathie (Brad), Christopher, Ellen, Marilyn, Robert and step – father of David (Connie), Jennifer and Tracy. He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren and his dear friends Lorna and Brad. A memorial service will be held at St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Cobourg on Saturday, February 21st at 2 pm. Donations to St. Peter’s Church would be appreciated. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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BAUER, Roger

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web_bauer rogerBorn July 19, 1939, Manly Winstone Roger Bauer, went to be with his Lord on February 9, 2015. Treasuring 53 years together, he is survived by his beloved wife, Carol (nee Happy). Predeceased by his loving mother Ethel Bauer. Survived by his dear brother Ron and wife Marg Bauer. This precious and devoted father is fondly remembered by his children and spouses; Lisa and David Turner, Lori and Richard Wright, Chris and Carrie Bauer, David and Branka Bauer. Devoted Grandpa to 19 grandchildren and spouses; Elizabeth and Gerian Sloetjes, Matthew and Rebecca Turner, Philip and Andrea Turner, Joel and Kaila Turner, Daniel and Valerie Wright, Peter and Tonette Wright, Andrew Wright, Jonathan Wright and Hayley Max-Lino, David Wright, Hannah Bauer, Grace Bauer, Abigail Bauer, Jonathan Bauer, Tiffany Bauer, Timothy Bauer, Christopher Bauer, Jessica Bauer, Stephanie Bauer, and Nikola Ognjenovic. The delight of his life were his 10 great-grandchildren; Christian, Nathan, Mateo, Samuel, Margo, Thelma, Phinehas Bo, Alaina, Evangeline, and Gabriel. Fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews, cousins and many friends at Oakwood Bible Chapel. If you so desire, memorial donations in lieu of flowers, may be made to Guelph Bible Conference Centre where he was fondly remembered as the Balloon Man. Visitation Friday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Saturday, family and friends are invited to meet after 10 a.m. at Oakwood Bible Chapel, 2514 Cabana Road West followed by Service at 11 a.m. Private family procession to Greenlawn Memorial Gardens for entombment. The funeral will be live streamed for those who cannot attend at www.RogerBauerFuneral.com  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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MANSELL: Yvonne Doreen (nee Watters) of Kingsville

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A resident of Kingsville, Yvonne Mansell passed away peacefully, with her daughter and grandaughter by her side, on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at Franklin Gardens Long Term Care in Leamington at the age of 80. Dear mother of Brian Weisgerber, Dennis Weisgerber (1984), Fay Corrigan, Brenda Dubois, Lori Lyons and Mary Larking. Proud grandmother to 14 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. Dear friend to Andrea Russell and Craig Desjardins. A special thank-you is extended to all the staff at Franklin Gardens for their tremendous care and compassion. In keeping with Yvonne’s wishes, immediate cremation has taken place. A private family interment will take place at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519 326-2631). Friends may send condolences at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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WOODRICH, Dolores

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web_woodrich dolores77 years, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on February 10, 2015. Beloved wife of the late Raymond Bennett (2013). Cherished mother of Kenneth Girard (Anna), Darrell Girard (Marilyn), Shelley Woodrich (Doug Fields), Donna Woodrich, Kevin Woodrich (Jodi), Stacy Woodrich and predeceased by Cheryl Girard, Keith Girard, Kimberley Woodrich, Dean Woodrich and Jeffrey Woodrich. Loving grandmother of many grandchildren and great grandchildren who will miss her dearly. Predeceased by her parents Johan & George Girard. She will be sadly missed by her canine companion and best friend “Charlie”. Dolores leaves behind a legacy of love and compassion for her family and friends that is unmatched. She will be lovingly remembered by all those who knew and loved her. If you so desire, donations to the Diabetes Association or the Kidney Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Friday 3-5 & 7-9 pm. Funeral service on Saturday at time incomplete at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Interment Victoria Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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GUALTIERI, Rocco – Of Millbrook, formerly of Thorold, ON

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GUALTIERI, Rocco – With great sadness, the family announces the passing of Rocco in his 94th year, on Monday, February 9, 2015, peacefully at Centennial Place in Millbrook, Ontario. Predeceased by Maria, his loving wife of 62 years, his parents Luigi and Angelina, and his sister Maria Rosaria. Loving father of Lou (Cindy) and Rocky (Kathie). Devoted Grampa of Joshua (Amber), Micaela, Michael and Keith, and Great-grampa of Bentley and Tatum. Rocco was well known as the Proprietor of R & D Cleaners from 1944 – 1974. He was inducted into Thorold’s Runway of Recognition in 2009 in the Builder category for his many years involved in Baseball. A private family memorial will be held at a later date. Cremation entrusted to COMMUNITY ALTERNATIVE FUNERAL HOME. If desired, condolences to the family, or donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, may be made at www.CommunityAlternative.ca or by calling 705-742-1875.

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SOMERWIL, Johan A. (Jan)

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Somerwil, JohanPassed away peacefully in the presence of Tamara and Mick Somerwil on Tuesday February 10th at Upper Canada Lodge in Niagara-on-the-Lake at the age of 91. He will be deeply missed by his wife Tamara. He is survived by his sons Mick, Lucas, Peter and Steven and his grandchildren Hadden and Rowan of Calgary and Amy, Timmy and Mark of Melbourne, Australia. Predeceased by his late wife Pia Barbara, his sister Mies Sobels and brother Kees. Johan was a man of many interests, but he was passionate about wood working and many of his pieces are in homes and churches around the Niagara Region. Johan’s loving spirit will forever guide Tamara.

Family will receive friends at MORGAN FUNERAL HOME, 415 Regent St. Niagara-on-the-Lake on Friday, February 20th from 12-2pm with a service to follow in the chapel at 2pm. In lieu of flowers donation may be directed to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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Antaya, Gerald C

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It is with heaAntayavy hearts that the family announces the passing of Gerald Antaya on February 7, 2015 at Windsor Regional Hospital Met Campus at the age of 93 years. Born in Maidstone, Ontario. Celebrated 27 years of loving partnership to wife Solange Wigle. Loving father to Mariette Hulme, Jerry (Claire) Antaya and Brian (Susan) Antaya. Proud grandparent of 7 grandchildren. Cherished great grandfather of 6 great grandchildren. Dear great, great grandfather to 1 great, great grandchild. He is survived by his siblings Eileen (Joe) Bourgeois, Melvin (Solange) Antaya, Norman Antaya, Lawrence Antaya and Danny (Elaine) Antaya. He is predeceased by his dear siblings Stanley (Pearl) Antaya and Donald (Marge) Antaya. He will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Gerald is remembered by many for his years of being a proud veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces (1942 – 1945). Gerald was devoted to his family, loved hunting small game and passionate for fishing. Arrangements have been entrusted to Windsor Chapel Funeral Home (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd East. By Gerald’s wishes Cremation has already taken place. Please join the family Saturday, February 14, 2015 for a celebration of Gerald’s life, at the Good Neighbour Club (272 St. Paul St., Belle River On. In kindness memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. On-line condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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BUROVA, Ana

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Passed away February, 6 2015. Dear mother of Alicia and husband Jakov Frenkel. Funeral Service Monday February 9, 2015 at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. at 1 pm. Burial at Windsor Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with family at www.windsorchapel.com

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BEUGLET, Dr. Gerard ( Gerry)

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Passed away peacefully with his family by his side, on February 6, 2015, at the age of 81. Beloved husband of Marilyn (nee O’Shea) for 52 years. Very proud father of Suzanne St. Louis ( Dr. Greg) Marc (Kaoru) Matthew (1965) Michelle Lightbody (Colin) Chris ( Janice). Pépé will be lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Ryan, Andrew, Tyler “Tut”, Zach, Jaden, Lexie, Lauren, Owen, Joel, Luke. Predeceased by parents Dr. Ernest (1983) and Marie (1990). Dearest brother of Pierre (1933), Jeanne Ryan ( Jack 2001) Charles (Dr. Catherine Cole 1989) Mariette Forberg (Charles). Brother in law to Norma O’Shea (Bill 1999), Arlene Appleman (Norman), Robert (1989). He was a practicing Optometrist for 55 years and served on many boards including New Beginnings, Teen Health Centre, Essex County District Health Council and Catholic Family Services. He often travelled to Northern Ontario examining eyes of First Nations People. At age 80 he continued riding his bike in the summer, and skiing in the winter. He loved to watch his grandchildren play sports, especially hockey and golf. He attended numerous hockey games over the years, as both spectator and coach. Visitation at the WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL (Banwell Chapel) 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. on Monday , February 9, 2015 from 2 – 5 and 7 – 9PM. Parish prayers Monday at 7:30PM. Everyone is invited to join the family on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 for funeral mass at 11:00AM at Good Shepherd Parish (St. Gregory Site) (13789 St. Gregory Rd.) Tecumseh , ON. Interment to follow at St. Anne’s Cemetery, Tecumseh. A special thank you to Hospice of Windsor and CCAC for their wonderful care.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Windsor, Good Shepherd Parish Building Fund or charity of your choice. On-line condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com.

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CHARBONNEAU, Marie (Nee McKale)

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It is with heavy hearts that the family announces the passing of Marie Charbonneau on February 5, 2015 at Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare at the age of 72 years. Born in Low (Gatineau) Quebec. Celebrated 54 years of loving marriage to husband George Charbonneau. Loving mother to Tom Charbonneau, Donna (Serge) Brazeau, Susan (Ron) Mailey, Cindy (Bill) Rice and Ed (Meighen) Charbonneau. Cherished grandma to Jacklyn, Candace, Brittney, Amanda, Anthony, Megan, Sherri, Billy, Joshua, Mitchell, Emily, Sarah, Jacob, Matthew and Daniel. Proud great grandma to Lindsey, Amelia, Charlotte, Violet, Tyler and Aubree. Dear sister to Theresa, Kay, Bernice, Elmer, Bernadette, Jean, Arlene, Homer, Rene and Edna. She is predeceased by the late Ray, Edsel, Verna, Alvin, Gerald, Alice, Orval, Sam and Dorothy. She will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Marie is remembered by many for her years of being a proud member of the St. Anne’s Catholic Women’s League (CWL). Marie was a devoted and faithful member of St. Anne’s Church. Visitation at the Windsor Chapel Funeral Home (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd East on Monday February 9th, 2015 from 2:00 to 5:00 & 7:00 to 9:00 PM. Catholic Women’s League Prayers at 3:00 PM. Parish prayers at 8:00 PM. Everyone is welcome to share in the celebration of Marie’s life at St. Anne’s Church (12233 Tecumseh Rd E) on Tuesday from 11:30AM until time of Funeral Mass at 12:30PM. Interment to follow at St. Anne’s Cemetery. In kindness memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario and the Canadian Diabetes Association Windsor and District B. On-line condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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LANGFORD: Brenda of London

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Langford - oval Passed peacefully with family by her side, on Monday, February 9, 2015. Predeceased by husband Ron Langford. Missed by her son Paul and her partner Jim Tousignant. Remembered by her in-laws: Darlene “Deed”, Deanna, Debbie, Deborah (Paul Miller), Nancy, Ruthanne, Sandra (Al Finley) and Virginia. Also remembered by her closest friends: Barb, Corrie, Deb, Joan, Rose and Sue; several cousins, nieces and nephews. Memorial visitation will be held on Thursday from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the memorial service will be conducted on Friday, February 13, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Brenda are asked to consider Animal Alert or L.H.S.F. – Cancer Centre.

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HUMPHREY: Clarence John of Strathroy

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HUMPHREY, Clarence John – Age 91 of Strathroy, passed away on Monday, February 9, 2015 at Beattie Haven, Wardsville. Beloved husband of Doris (Blackmore) Humphrey for 72 years. Loving father of Phillip (Nancy) Humphrey of London, Sharon (David) Peters of Melbourne, Lynne (Lorne) Thomas of Appin and Steven (Lucy) Humphrey of Perth Road Village. Cherished grandfather of 10, great-grandfather of 15 and great-great-grandfather of 2. Survived by sisters-in-law Shirley and Susane Humphrey as well as several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Peter John and Jessie Mae (Gibb) Humphrey and siblings Pauline (Reginald) Marks, Charles Humphrey, Lola (William) Smith, Alvin Humphrey.
Following Clarence’s wishes there will be no funeral home visitation. Cremation has taken place. A private family service will take place at a later date.
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Alzheimer Society.
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Arrangements entrusted to STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden 519-864-1193.

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AITKEN: Sheila Marion

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Peacefully on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at Twin Lakes Terrace, Sheila Marion Aitken (Mascari) passed away at the age of 81. Predeceased by her husband of 60 years Robert Aitken (Feb. 2012). Loving mother of Janice (Wade) Trenouth, Stephanie Aitken and Chris (Lisa) Aitken. Proud grandmother of Brad (Alicia) Trenouth, Courtney Aitken, Robert Aitken and Donald Monaghan. Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Thomas and Hazel Mascari and her brother Tommy Mascari (1984). The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all of the staff at Twin Lakes Terrace for their love and support, friendship and for making the past seven years so wonderful for Sheila. A funeral service will be held to celebrate Sheila’s life on Thursday, February 12, 2015 at SMITH FUNERALHOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, at 1:30 p.m. with family and friends being received starting at 12 noon until service time at 1:30. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to The Alzheimer Society or The Twin Lakes Terrace Resident Council Fund (cheques only when donating at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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McKEAN: Leroy of Strathroy, Ontario

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2015_02_10_15_06_49At home, on Tuesday, February 10th, 2015. Leroy McKean of Strathroy in his 88th year. Lovingly remembered by his wife of 60 years, Wilma McKean (Sterling). Sadly missed by his children; Brenda Lee Burns, Bradley (Karen) McKean and Pamela McKean. Loving grandpa of Ashley, Craig, Colton, Reno, Savannah and Sterling. Lee was a well known businessman in Strathroy working at the Home Hardware, Canadian Tire, Cuddy’s and Wright’s for many years. Visitation will be held at Denning’s of Strathroy on Thursday evening, February 12th, 2015 from 6 to 9 pm. Funeral service will take place on Friday at 11 am with visitation 1 hour prior. Pastor Roger Gast officiating. Interment Strathroy cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Strathroy Hospital Foundation or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Share a memory at www.denning.ca (519 245-1023). Posted free at Canadaobits.ca

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McDONALD: Sharon of Watford, Ontario

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sharon1Sharon Elizabeth McDonald of Watford passed away peacefully with her family by her side on February 9, 2015 in her 61st year. Dearly loved wife of Alex for 39 years and devoted mother to Laura (Keith) Feil of Fergus, Craig (friend Donna) of Guelph and Kirk (Lyndsay) of Binbrook. Proud grandmother of Kole and Ava Feil and Abigail and Anna McDonald. A loving daughter to Helen and the late Walter (1990) Edwards and sister to Marlene (Ken) Goodhand, Barb (Brian) Lehrbass and the late Beverley (2009) (Ken) Timmermans. Sister-in-law to Christine Scott, Mary Ford, Ruth Scott, Joe McKay and Pete and Pam McDonald. Sharon is also survived by many cousins, nieces, nephews and extended family members. She will be fondly remembered by her friends, neighbours and RBC colleagues. Sharon fought her brief battle with pancreatic cancer with admirable strength and determination. Visitation on Friday, February 13 from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-9:00 and the funeral service Saturday, February 14 at 11:00 at Denning’s of Watford. Private family interment to follow at the Watford Cemetery. Donations to the charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated by the family. Donations and condolences may be left online at www.denning.ca.  Posted free at Canadaobits.ca

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BELL, Lois Clara of Cobourg, Ontario

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Bell Lois Clara Feb 7Passed away peacefully, in the comfort of her home in Cobourg, on Saturday, February 7th, 2015 in her 78th year. Lois Bell (nee Vosper) will be remembered as a kind and giving person and is survived by her beloved partner of 40 years, Wm. Kitch. Loving mother of Terri and her husband Ron Hodges. Proud grandmother of Geoffrey Hodges and Emma, Aiden, Benjamin and Jacob Hosein. Dear little sister of Shirley Fielder (the late Frank) of Coldwater and Pat Lauria (John) of Wasaga Beach. Predeceased by her siblings Harry, Earl and Glenda Reid (surviving Clare.) Lois was a much loved aunt of Susan and Gary Burke, Steven Fielder, Randy Fielder, Cathy Vosper and Christine Hallett, Evan Lauria (deceased) and Lois Maxwell, Scott Reid (deceased) and Lesley Reid (Candido).

Her family would like to acknowledge the outstanding care and comfort provided by the doctors, nurses and staff of Northumberland Hills Hospital, and St. Elizabeth and Care Partners home care.

In her retirement, Lois was a devoted and active member of the Northumberland Hills Hospital Auxiliary. She will be lovingly remembered by her fellow volunteers and her sense of humour will be missed!

As Lois wished, no service will be held. She will be cremated and a family gathering and interment will be held at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto in the spring. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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WATTS, Lorna Cecelia of Cobourg, Ontario

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Watts Lorna webPeacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg on Saturday, February 7th, 2015, Lorna Watts (nee Marshall) at 93 years of age. Beloved wife of the late Norman Watts. Loving mother of Ann Marie Summers, Veronica Horn (Walter) and Patrick Watts. Cherished grandmother of Peter, Paul, Marianne, Elizabeth, Steven Jr., Walter Jr., Leslie, and great grandmother of Michael, Christina, Megan, Brendan, Sabrina, Lauren, Isabella, Gabrielle, Stephen, and Erica. Dear sister of Ashley Marshall, Rita Simpson, Cynthia Pratt, Clive Marshall, and Michael Marshall. Will also be remembered by many family members and friends. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Michael’s Catholic Church (corner University Ave. and Division St. in Cobourg) on Saturday, February 21st, at 11 am. Cremation to follow at Thornton Crematorium with later interment at St. Michael’s Cemetery in Cobourg. Mum loved animals throughout her life and those wishing may make a memorial donation by cheque to the Northumberland Humane Society. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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McNAIR: James Barry

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Surrounded by his loving family at Bluewater Health Palliative Care on Sunday, February 8, 2015, Barry passed away at the age of 72.  Beloved husband of 22 years to Gracie Ann (Shutes). Cherished father of Jim (Sue) and Lisa and wonderful step-father to Dana, Steve (Elizabeth) and Shawn. Much loved grandfather to Colton and Jacob, and step-grandfather to Amanda, Grayson, Gage, Travis, Austin, and great-grandson Palmer. Dear brother of Anne (the late Marvin) Murphy, Neil (Rachael) McNair and Mickey Wilson. Loving brother-in-law to Carla (Devere) Price. Predeceased by his sons James Barry and James Neil and by his parents Emerson and Kay (Adams) McNair and step-mother Myrtle McNair.  Loving grandson to Percy Adams and family. Dear friend to his first wife Janet Nantais and best friend of Ken (Shirley) Rumbold. He will be dearly missed by many nieces and nephews and by his step-sisters.
Barry retired from Sarnia Pharmacy after 47 years of service. He also volunteered with the Brigden Fire Department for 18 years as well as volunteering his time working the gates at the Brigden Fair for 50 years. Barry loved football and Nascar as well as the outdoors, where camping and fishing were a favourite pastime of his.  Arrangements entrusted to Smith Funeral Home, Sarnia

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KANE: Michael “Mick”

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Suddenly, on Sunday, February 8, 2015, at his home, Michael “Mick” Kane passed away at the age of 64. Survived by daughter Joanne Kennedy (Dean) and son Ryan Kane (Jess). Cherished grandfather of Laney, Seamus, Easton, River and a new baby on the way. Treasured brother of Barry (Christine), Patsy (Dick) and Sue of England. Survived by many nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles in the UK. Remembered by long time friends Brian and Eileen Kish of England and Joe Rutherford and Steve Vanderbeld of Sarnia. Predeceased by his father Patrick and mother May.  Mick was born on December 15, 1950 and immigrated to Canada in 1979 with his family. He worked at St. Clair Auto Repair for 20 years. Mick was an avid supporter of the English Football League. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Friday, February 13, 2015, at 6:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to Noelle’s Gift (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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KLOPPENBURG: Alberta “Bertie”

Posted by on February 10, 2015

Gracefully and with simplicity Bertie moved on”.  

Peacefully on Sunday, February 8, 2015 at Vision Nursing Home, Alberta Kloppenburg passed away at the age of 87. Loving mother of the late Michael Kloppenburg (2007) (Susan Stonier), Brian (Kate) Kloppenburg, Dennis (Bev) Kloppenburg, Gwen (Kim) Bushey and David (Marnie) Kloppenburg. Cherished Oma of Daniel, Joel, Eric, Patrick, Sophie, Sam, Gabby, Emily, Ben, Lila and great-oma of Eric. Survived by her former husband Paul.  Lovingly remembered by her brother Joe and sister Agnes.   Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia at 2:00 p.m. with family and friends being received one hour prior to the service. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice (cheques only when donating at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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