HAINES, John Victor

Posted by on June 27, 2014

Went home to heaven June 26, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. John was reunited with his beloved wife Grace (2011). Loving and cherished father of Donna & Leo Desjardins, Mary Wereschuk & Alistair Taylor, William & Judith Haines. Devoted grandfather of Cheryl Campbell, Michael & Cindy Desjardins, Brian Znotins & Susan Regts, Heather & Hillar Lilles, Barbara Haines & Richard Prior, Michael & Bobbie Haines and great grandma to Julie, Emilee, Chloe, Alivia, Hannah, Andrejs, Aleksie and Brooklyn. He will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. If you so desire, donations to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children or the Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family.  Visiting Sunday 3-5 & 7-9 pm at Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Tuesday, visiting will continue at the McBurney Funeral Home (35 Patrick St. W.) Wingham, 6-8 pm with funeral service to be held on Wednesday at 11am. Interment Wingham Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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MEADUS: Avis Letitia (Mootoo)

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meadus2 cropped obitPeacefully at Bluewater Health, on Thursday, June 26, 2014, Avis Letitia (Mootoo) Meadus passed away at the age of 77.  Beloved wife of William J. Meadus.  Loving mother of Jon Meadus (Jennifer Zanting), Kim Meadus-Guest (Glenn Guest), Laila Meadus and Kira Meadus-Andrews (Dan Andrews).  Cherished grandmother of Quinn, Issac and Mariika Meadus, Kailey and Brittany Guest.  Dear sister of Trevor Mootoo of Toronto, Ninon Laudat of Port of Spain and the late Nola Mootoo.  Special aunt of David Mootoo, Samara (Paul) Connor, Averil Laudat and Geoffrey Laudat.  Avis graduated from nursing at The Winnipeg General Hospital in 1960 and was a Registered Nurse for 52 years and spent most of her years at The Sarnia General and St. Joseph’s Hospitals in Sarnia. Her nursing career allowed for Avis and Jack to travel to all corners of the world and experience many incredible destinations.  Avis was a longtime member of St. John’s in the Wilderness Anglican Church, a member of the Red Hat Society and volunteered her time for many charities, The Inn of the Good Shepherd and St. Joseph’s Hospice to name a few.  Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Sunday, June 29, 2014 in the afternoon from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held to celebrate Avis’s life on Monday, June 30, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home with cremation to follow.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Cancer Research Society – http://www.crs-src.ca/ (cheques only when donating at the funeral home please). smithfuneralhome.ca

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THÉRIEN: Yvette of Hawkesbury

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thérien yvetteMadame Yvette Thérien de Hawkesbury est décédée le samedi 21 juin 2014 à l’âge de 84 ans. Elle était la fille de feu Eugène Parisien et de feu Antonine Gougeon; la mère bien-aimée de Normand (Brigitte Forest) et Yves; la grand-mère adorée de Marianne et Jennifer. Elle laisse également une soeur Gabrielle. Elle fut prédécédée par sa soeur Rolande Bertrand. Yvette a suit des cours de formation à Montréal et Toronto en enseignement des arts. Partout dans Prescott-Russell, Stormont Dundas et Glengarry, elle a transmit ses connaissances aux adultes, aux vieillards et aux enfants. Habile de ses dix doigts, elle a propagé son savoir-faire avec dignité et minutie.

La direction des funérailles a été confiée au Salon Funéraire Familial Berthiaume, 416, rue McGill, Hawkesbury, Ontario (877) 632-8511. La famille tiendra un service privé à une date ultérieure.

Pour ceux qui le désirent des dons à la Société canadienne du cancer, 837, rue Pitt Unité # 1, Cornwall, Ontario, K6J 3S5 seraient appréciés.

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LOURENCO, Emilia Rosa (Pereira)

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LOURENCO, Emilielourencostara Rosa (Pereira)

84 years. June 26, 2014. Late of Harrow. Predeceased by her husband Joaquim (2011). Loving mother of Rosa (Carlos) Pedro, Celeste (Jose) Damaso, Maria (Jose) Francisco, Susie (Zacarias) Braga, Jack (Mary) Lourenco, Tony (Sue) Lourenco, Harrow. Loving grandmother of Liz (John), Carlos (Jenny), Jennifer (Sebastian), Tim (Nicole), Sophia (Jason), Zack, Matt, Paula (B.J.), Christina (Joe), Joey, Jordan, Joaquim & Krysta. Great grandmother of Kaydence, Ashton, Aiden, Nathan, Joshua,Dylan, Somer, Christian, Daniel, Joey and Hannah. Dear sister of Maria (Manuel) Mendes, Harrow, Arture (Luz) Pereira, Toronto, late Jose (2002) (Julia) Pereira, late Francisco (1981) (Maria) Pereira, Portugal. Resting at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow. Visitation Tuesday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Prayers Sunday at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Wednesday July 2, 2014 where family and friends will meet at 9:30 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Church 120 Munger St. W. Harrow for a Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. with Fr. Rick Janisse officiating. Interment at Colchester Memorial Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association 2605 Howard Ave. Unit #3 Windsor, ON N8X 3W7. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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CRAIG, James L. C. of Windsor formerly of Harrow

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CRAIG, James L. C.

54 years. Passed away suddenly at home on Thursday June 26, 2014. Beloved son of Marjorie Craig, Calgary, Morley and Barbara Craig, Windsor. Father of Andrew, Amanda, Gerard, Justin and Skylar. Brother of Christopher Craig and Ellen Burda, Mary Catherine McKeen, Robert Craig and late Geoffrey (1989). Step brother of Janet Loop and Janine Kissner. Cremation has taken place. Memorial donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society 3201 Marentette Ave. Unit 2 Windsor, ON N8X 4G3. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

Arrangements entrusted to Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home, Harrow 519-738-6662

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BEZANSON: Nikolaus Elliott of Belleville

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Bezanson, Nikolaus Elliott (Nikk) – of Belleville, entered into rest peacefully at QHC ~ Belleville General Hospital, on Friday June 20th, 2014 in his 45th year. Beloved husband of Wendy Shettell-Bezanson. Remembered by his mother, Linda Hull, stepfather Jim Coversie, his dad, Leslie Bezanson, gramma Hall, mother-in-law Louise Shettell, extended family, friends from Freedom Support Center Belleville and his pets Maggie and Muggins. Dearly missed by stepson David (Erin) and grandbabies Amelia and Adam. Special thanks to the nurses on Quinte 6 and Kim from VON.

At the request of the family there will be no funeral service. Cremation has taken place.

If desired, memorial donations to Fixed Fur Life or the Quinte Humane Society would be appreciated.

Arrangements in the care of Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West (613-968-2273) Belleville.

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CAMPBELL: Raeleen of London

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Campbell - LFP (edited)CAMPBELL, Raeleen – Peacefully, after a four month battle with various illnesses at University Hospital on Thursday, June 26th, 2014 in her 79th year. Beloved wife of 55 years to James “Jim” Campbell. Loving mother of Bradley (Carolyn) Campbell, Robert (Sue) Campbell, Kimberly Campbell and Lisa (Mindy) Campbell. Cherished grandmother of Alec, Scott, Rachael and Jessica. Dear sister of Isabelle (late Jim) Spilsbury, Frances (late Jim) Smuck, Betty (Max) Hanna, Violet (late Harold) Elliott, Donna (late Harold) Gauntlett and Marion (Lorne) Cook. Predeceased by her sisters Shirley (late John) Hunter and Lorraine Hamilton. Raeleen had many passions including cards, bowling, volunteering and was very active with the United Church. Above all, she cherished her time with family. She was so supportive and never missed a family function. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the funeral service will be conducted on Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Interment at Poplar Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

 

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van BEEST, SYLVIA – of Stayner

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Passed away peacefully at Stayner Nursing Home on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 in her 89th year. Loving wife of the late Gysbert van Beest. Beloved mother of Willy Nobes (Harold), Joanne van Beest, Sadie Nixon (Paul) and Dirk van Beest (Mardy). Cherished grandmother of Chris, Angela, Sean, Travis, Joshua and Christie; and great-grandmother of Emily, Samantha, Peyton, Quinci and Madison.
Cremation has taken place, followed by private family services. Memorial remembrances in Sylvia’s name to a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements under the direction of the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home, Stayner. To sign the Book of Memories, log on to www.carruthersdavidson.comvan Beest0001

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HODGINS: Priscilla Elizabeth (Sally) (Anderson) of Lucan

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Hodgins Sally photo-W150At Kensington Village, London on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 of Lucan in her 75th year.  Beloved wife of the late Leo Hodgins (1991).  Dear sister and sister-in-law of Victor and Arlie Anderson of Tama, Iowa, Nick and Line Anderson of Fassett, Quebec, and Alan and Lois Hodgins of Lucan.  Dear aunt of Ann Anderson of Tama, Iowa, David and Jamie Anderson of Cedar Falls, Iowa; Ann and John Chalkley of Embro, and John and Lisa Hodgins of Lucan.  Predeceased by her parents Marjorie (MacEachern) and Victor Anderson.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Sunday evening 7-9 PM, where a memorial service will be held on Monday, June 30th at 11 AM.  Cremation with interment St. James Cemetery, Clandeboye.

Donations to VON – Middlesex Elgin would be appreciated by the family.

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Mitchell, Lynn-Marie

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MitchellLynn-Marie Mitchell 1944-2014 

In loving memory of Lynn-Marie Mitchell, wife to Albert Mitchell, mother to Darla, Darren, Dawn and Douglas, step-mother to Duane and Mark, grandmother to 18 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

The life, love and joy you shared will be cherished always.

Donations to the North Simcoe Muskoka CCAC may be made in Lynn’s name at 15 Sperling Dr., Suite 100, Barrie, ON L4M 6K9, care of the Care Fund.

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PRIOR: Robert “Bob” Jacob of London

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Suddenly at his residence on Wednesday, June 25th, 2014, Robert “Bob” Jacob Prior, of London, in his 71st year. Missed by his partner Linda (Robinson) Prior. Beloved father of Michelle Prior, Brett (Kirby) Prior of Oakville, and Lori (Paul) MacPherson of McKinney, Texas. Dear grandpa to Liam and Holly Prior, and James and Ryan MacPherson. Also survived by his siblings James (Isabel) of Brussels, Tom (Marie) of Belmont, Shirley (Dave) Shoebottom of London, Louise (late Frank) Shoebottom of Ilderton and Jean (George) Jefferies of London. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brother Dick (2001) and his parents Glen and Vera. A special thanks to Kim and John McDougall for all their help. Cremation has taken place. The memorial service will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. with visitation one hour prior. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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Beneteau, Robert Paul

Posted by on June 26, 2014

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January 22, 1944-June 25, 2014

Paul passed away peacefully with the utmost dignity and courage. This brave warrior was surrounded by his loving and devoted family in the comfort of his home. Cherished husband of 44 years to Suzanne (nee Papineau). Devoted and adored father to Katherine (Steve Beneteau), Laura (Michael Way), David and girlfriend Vanessa Persaud, Paula (Jeremy DeLisle). Funloving Pépé to Ryan, Devin, Kaitlyn, and Corinne Beneteau, Lucas and Liam Way, Andrew and Justin DeLisle. Son of the late Hector Beneteau (1985) and the late Rose (nee Gagnier) (1998). Dear brother of Raymond and Joyce Beneteau and the late Stanley Beneteau (2011). Son-in-law of the late Villemaire Papineau (1973) and the late Beatrice Papineau Goyeau (nee Sylvestre) (2007). Brother-in-law of Roland and Sandra Papineau, Marcel and Maureen Papineau, Elaine and Gerry Ray, Therese Papineau and fiancée Joe Derikx, Jerome and Nicole Papineau and Bernadette and Paul Pinsonneault. Special Godfather to Nicole Beneteau and Julie-Anne Pinsonneault. “Uncle Paul” was also admired and respected by his 16 nieces and nephews. Paul lived life to the fullest. He sought adventure, travel, and loved the great outdoors. He worked for Canada Customs at the Ambassador Bridge for 25 years and 7 years on Pelee Island. Paul believed strongly in serving his community, the disadvantaged, and youth. He enjoyed 25 years in Scouting as a leader of Cubs, Scouts, and Rovers. He was President of Pelee Island Legion (Branch 403) and a member of the Fr. Nicholas Point Council 4375 Knights of Columbus. He gave time to his family, church, friends and those in need without reservation. In kindness, Paul has requested that family and friends donate a few hours of their time to the community, or monetary donations to the following charities: St. Vincent de Paul Society, St. Anne’s Reynosa Mission Project or Habitat for Humanity. Visiting Saturday 7-9pm, Sunday 2-5pm & 7-9pm with R.C. Legion service Sunday 7pm, followed by Knights of Columbus prayers at 7:30pm at FAMILIES FIRST 1065 LAUZON RD. East Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Monday, family and friends are invited to gather at St. Anne Church in Tecumseh for Paul’s eulogy at 10:30am, followed by Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will follow at St. Anne Cemetery. Share memories or make a charitable donation online at FamiliesFirst.ca

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HANDS; Joe, formerly of Wyoming

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HandsJoe1Peacefully at Lambton Meadowview Villa, Petrolia on Wednesday, June 25, 2014. JOE HANDS, formerly of Wyoming, was in his 89th year. Joe will be missed by his wife of 67 years Beatrice (nee O’Hara), his children David (Debbie) Hands, Donna (Rob) Johnson, and Denise (Bruce Baird) Hands, his grandchildren Jeff (Andrea) Hands, Jody (Mike) Flanagan, Rachel Johnson, and Derek Johnson, and his great grandchildren Avery and Barrett Hands, and Liam, Ashlyn, and Grady Flanagan. Joe was the brother of Delta (the late Gordon) Stephenson and the late George Hands. He will also be missed by his special friend Gloria, his sisters-in-law Lois and Pansy O’Hara and his many nieces and nephews. Joe retired 28 years ago from farming near Wyoming and from Holmes Foundry. Visitors will be received on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the WYOMING CHAPEL, 650 Broadway St., Wyoming. Burns Lodge No. 153 will conduct a memorial service on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Monday, June 30, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. from the Wyoming United Church, 730 Second St., Wyoming. Interment in Wyoming Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to Canadian Diabetes Association (www.diabetes.ca) or the Lung Association (www.lung.ca). Memories and condolences may be shared on-line at www.needhamjay.com.

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YOUNG: John Donald (Dan)

Posted by on June 26, 2014

Peacefully at Bluewater Health on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, John Donald Young (Dan) passed away at the age of 83. Beloved husband of Marion Keith for 55 years. Loving father of John (Cathy) Young. Predeceased by his cherished granddaughter Hannah (2005); parents William and Helen; brothers Robert, Angus and Douglas; and sister Jean Weatherstone. Dan proudly farmed in Sarnia Township on the farm that has been in his family since 1855. He was also employed at Dow Chemical and Ranson Industrial Supply. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received on Sunday, June 29, 2014, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 30, 2014, at Smith Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario or Childcan (cheques only at the funeral home please). smithfuneralhome.ca

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MASAROON: Martha

Posted by on June 26, 2014

Peacefully passed away on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at the age of 97. Born in Donegal, Ireland, she was the daughter of the late John and Ellen Bell. Beloved wife for 52 years of the late John Masaroon (1993). Loving mother of Nancy McKavanagh (Peter) of Florida, Patricia Green (Peter) of Brights Grove, Barbara Godfrey (Peter) of Connecticut, and Karen Crotinger (Keith) of Kansas. Cherished Nana of Sasha, Katherine, Emily, Elizabeth, Christina, Alison, Michael and Alexandra. Treasured great-grandmother to Lily, William, Desmond, Archer, Charlotte, Finley and Caitlin. Dear sister of William Bell of England and Alexander Bell of Ireland. Predeceased by her brothers John, George, Andrew and Robert; sisters Margaret and Rebecca; and great-granddaughter Fiona. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service to celebrate Martha’s life will be announced at a later date. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.  smithfuneralhome.ca

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BARKER: Richard of London

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BARKER, Richard – With his loving wife and daughters by his side on Wednesday, June 25th, 2014, Richard Barker of London at the age of 56. Beloved husband of Judi Barker. Loving father of Allycia and Cassandra Barker and cherished grandfather of Hunter Thomas. Dear son of Gerry and Jackie Barker. The funeral service will be conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with visitation one hour prior. Interment at Woodland Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Richard are asked to consider The Kidney Foundation of Canada. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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WATSON: Margaret (nee Montague) of London

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WATSON, Margaret (nee Montague)

December 7, 1941 – June 26, 2014

Peacefully at University Hospital, London, on Thursday, June 26th, 2014. Beloved wife of Don Watson. Loving mother of Douglas (Susan) Watson, Diane (Don) Hewey and Catherine (Paul) Jasek. Cherished grandmother of Graham, Claire, Hayley, Kira, Kalli, Jacob, Karl and Hannah. Proud great-grandmother of Elijah. Dear sister of Edna Scott (the late Max Scott) and Robert Montague. Loving sister-in-law of Marleen Watson and Diane Watson (the late Gord Watson). Also missed by her many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her twin infants, Linda and Louise, brothers Wilson and Hugh Montague, sister Mary Huntley (Joe), in-laws, Jim (Mary) Watson, Jack (Beth) Watson and her nephews, Jim Watson and Brad Scott. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the funeral service will be conducted on Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow with a private family interment at Woodland Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Margaret are asked to consider the London Chapter of VOICE for Hearing Impaired Children. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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MARCHAND, Lorraine (née Donais)

Posted by on June 26, 2014

83 years, of Tilbury, passed away at Tilbury Manor on Wednesday, June 25, 2014.  Beloved wife of the late Henry P. Marchand (1996).  Loving mother of Margaret and her husband Dennis Laforet.  Predeceased by her parents Alfred and Helen (Goodreau) Donais.  Dear sister of Beatrice (late husband Clarence) St. Denis, Armand (Marie) Donais, Pauline (late husband Rene) Blain, Bertha (Alfred) Thibeault, late Wilfred (surviving wife Myra) Donais, Madeline (late husband Eugene) Blain, Maurice (Jackie) Donais, Donald (Bernice) Donais, Rosalie (Dick) VanVeen, Lorette Jackson, Margaret (Francis) Rivait, and Florence (John) VanVeen.  Dearly missed by many nieces and nephews.  Visitation at Reaume Funeral Home, 6 Canal St. W., Tilbury from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Sunday.  Catholic Women’s League prayers 2 p.m. Sunday.  Parish prayers 8 p.m. Sunday.  Funeral service from the funeral home Monday, June 30, 2014 at 10:00 a.m., then to St. Francis Xavier Church, Tilbury for Mass at 10:30 a.m.  Interment at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery.  Memorial donations to Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada or Canadian Cancer Society appreciated.

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howell, Raymond Christopher

Posted by on June 26, 2014

Raymond Christopher Howell died peacefully in his sleep early Wednesday morning at Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg. Beloved son of George and Adelaide Howell of King’s Lynn, England, Mr. Howell was born Nov. 23, 1932. He is survived by sons Keith of Oshawa, Chris of Cobourg and Ian of Port Coquitlam, B.C., grandsons Dakota, Josh and Marcus, and granddaughters Taylor, Maiya and Callie, and his long-time partner Gloria Craig of Brockville, and his former wife Nancy. He ran track and field and cross country in school, winning several sports and academic awards growing up in the post-war King’s Lynn area in Norfolk, England. He married Eryl Margaret Dye in March, 1956 and they moved to Canada the following year, where Mr. Howell taught high school in Kapuskasing, Mimico and eventually wound up at Brockville Collegiate where he became head of the geography department. Eryl predeceased him in 1984. He changed careers in 1972, attending Aberystwyth College and Mount Royal College, Calgary for library studies. He went on to become Chief Librarian at the Brockville Public Library from 1974 until his retirement in 1995.Ray was an avid soccer fan, coaching sons Ian and Chris in his favourite sport and serving various positions with the Brockville Minor Soccer Association, including president. He sang in the choir for a an amazing duration of 75 years prior in England and more recently at St. Peter’s Anglican Church in Brockville, and later at St. Peter’s Anglican Church in Cobourg and St. James Anglican Church in Port Hope.He retired to Cobourg eight years ago and was active there in yoga, aquatics and the lives of his grandchildren, communicating regularly by Skype with Callie and Taylor in B.C.He was on the condo board in his Orange St. Building. Last year, he was in good enough health to fulfill a life-long dream of visiting the Grand Canyon with his family, the pinnacle of a climber’s exhilaration. Sadly, a planned trip to Florida in March this year had to be cancelled when Ray suffered a brain hemorrhage, from which he never fully recovered. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation would be greatly appreciated.
Family and Friends may call at the Barclay Funeral Home, 137 Pearl St. East Brockville on Saturday June 28, 2014 from 11 a.m. until 1p.m. A Celebration of Life will be held in the Chapel at 1p.m. Messages of condolence may be sent online at www.barclayfuneralhome.com

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DAYE; Alan J. (of R. R. # 2, Godfrey)

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Alan Daye

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Peacefully at his residence, R.R. #2, Godfrey on Wednesday June 25, 2014. Alan Daye, in his 64th year. Beloved husband of Daleanne Irvine. Dear Father of Robby of Edmonton, Alberta. Dear brother of Gordie (Sandra) and Kenny (Sherry) all of Toledo. Predeceased by his parents, Edward and Peggy as well as sister, Cheryl Daye. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the SCOTLAND FUNERAL HOME, 27 Main Street, Elgin on Monday from 11 o’clock until time of Memorial Service in our Chapel 1 o’clock. Inurnment St. Edward’s Cemetery, Westport. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations made to St. Andrew’s by the Rideau Church or the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (Cancer Centre) would be appreciated by the family. 

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Stevenson, Mona (nee Wiley)

Posted by on June 26, 2014

Reunited with her loving husband James (1985). Loving mother of Barry, Randall and wife Peggy and Shawn and wife Laurie. Dear daughter of the late John and Annie Wiley. Dearest grandmother of Michael, Jeffrey, Janis, Valerie, Emily, Thomas and great grandmother to 5. Pre deceased by siblings Eric Wiley, Lily Lawrence, Raymond Wiley and George Wiley. If you so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Cremation was held and a private family service was has taken place. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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MCKINNON: Wayne R. of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on June 26, 2014

Wayne McKinnonMcKINNON – Wayne (Ross) McKinnon left this world a better place on Wednesday, June 25th, supported and loved by his family.  Cherished forever by his wife and partner Melody, daughter Piper (Terry Gibson) of Welland, son Cory (Stacey) of Ottawa, and two inspirational grandsons Lachlan and Kai McKinnon.

Predeceased by his parents Mack and Elsie McKinnon, and infant brother Neil.  Survived by his brother Sandy (Carol) McKinnon of Morrisburg, Ontario, sister Eroca Zeviar of Ottawa, brother-in-law Glen (Beverlee) Brown of Bridgewater, N.S. and brother-in-law Rick (Heather) Brown of Appin, and admired nieces and nephews.

Wayne was born in Seguin Falls, Ontario, grew up in Sarnia and moved to St. Thomas to operate the Hilltop Motel and Restaurant and later, the Talbot Trail Tea Room.  He will be well remembered for his love and respect of people.  Who can forget being serenaded by Wayne on guitar whenever someone had a birthday!

A dedicated Rotarian, Wayne was very passionately involved in the St. Thomas, Rotary Club – helping with the many fundraising activities – it was hard to pass the Food Trailer without being encouraged by Wayne to stop and have a bite!  Wayne was a mentor of the St. Thomas Interact Club, guiding young people to develop leadership and life skills and he was recently presented the “Service Above Self” award by Rotary District 6330, recognizing Wayne’s dedication and inspiration to the youth programs supported by Rotary.

We will miss this caring, giving gentleman.

Visitation will be held at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Sunday, June 29, 2014 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00pm.  The memorial service will be held in the chapel on Monday at 11:00am.  Private interment of ashes will take place at a later date.  If desired, donations to the Rotary Club of St. Thomas (Interact) or the Violence Against Women Services Elgin (Building Hope Elgin) would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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DYMOCK, Annie (Marko) of Glencoe

Posted by on June 26, 2014

Dymock, AnnieAnnie Dymock (nee Marko) of Glencoe, died peacefully at University Hospital in London on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 in her 85th year. Beloved wife of the late Dan Dymock and loving mother of Betty Dymock and Doug (Joan) Dymock. Annie was a proud Nana to Kyle and Cam. She is survived by her dear sister Margaret Marko and sister-in-law Ann Marko and is pre-deceased by her siblings Elsie Coad, Ella Belak, Julia McDonald and Rudy Marko. Annie is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Her passion in life was admiring her Grandsons as they grew up – they were her two little “love birds”. She was a wonderful and caring person who will be missed dearly by her family and many friends, including those at The Waverley Mansion. Relatives and friends will be received at the Van Heck Funeral Home, 172 Symes Street, Glencoe, on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm where a funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 12pm. Rev. Deb Dolbear-Van Bilsen to officiate with interment following at Oakland Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. www.vanheckfuneralhome.ca

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PUTNAM: Leonard Gerald of London

Posted by on June 26, 2014

Surrounded by his devoted and loving family, Leonard Gerald Putnam died peacefully, Tuesday, June 24th in his 90th year. Born in Chatham Ontario to William and Frances Putnam (nee Dauphin), Leonard was a beloved brother to Richard (Eileen), Reid (Gerda), William (Doris), Harold (Marie), Jack (Donna), Bonnie (Gerry), Catherine (Bernard), Dorothy (Walter), Marylou (Joe) and Carmen (Bill). A World War Two Vet and longtime Kent County businessman, Len and his former wife Evelyn were parents to eight children, Kathleen Putnam, Sean (predeceased), Colleen (Keith Ford), Eileen (Chester Kuratczyk), Evelyn, Leslie (David Bobier), Matthew (Anna Karpinski), and Stephanie Mason (Rob). A man of many self-professed blessings, Leonard was loved by his many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; Guy (Nicole) and Marijke Maclean; Stuart (Katie), Madeline and Gordon Graham; Lauren (Trevor) Power, Crauford and Kendrin Madar and Shalen Trask; Adelaide and Miro Kuratczyk; Anastasia (Michael) Suja and Apollonia Putnam-Karetos; Ella Putnam; Aislinn, Isobel, Ewan and Nigel Mason, and Great grandchildren Griffin and Beckett Power and Evan Suja. There will be a private family service. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made in Leonard’s name to The Poppy Fund, Branch 28, Legion, Chatham, Ontario.

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CARAPELLA: Domenico

Posted by on June 26, 2014

In his 62nd year, passed suddenly Wednesday morning June 25, 2014 at L.H.S.C. Dominic loved his family more than anything in the world. Devoted son of Antonio and Anna (both deceased), he leaves behind his loving partner of 15 years Donna Smale, dear brothers Joe (Lyn) and Mario (Tina), nephews Adam (Laura), Matthew and Jake, niece Olivia, and great niece Victoria. He had a special bond with his caring Zizi, Connie who will miss him deeply. Dominic will also be sadly missed by family and many friends in London, Sault Ste. Marie, and Italy. Born in Gessopalena, Abruzzo, Italy, Dominic and his family came to Canada in 1958 settling inWawa, Ontario, then Sault Ste Marie, and later London. ‘ Big D’ was always the centre of attention and full of enthusiasm. His infectious personality made a lasting impact on everyone he met. He had a strong passion for and vast knowledge of movies, music and sports, rarely missing a game of the Montreal Canadiens or Toronto Blue Jays.Visitors will be received at the John T. Donohue Funeral Home, 362 Waterloo Street at King Street on Friday June 27, 2014 from 2-4 & 7-9 o’clock. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. John the Divine Parish, 390 Baseline Road West on Saturday June 28, 2014 at 11 o’clock. Interment in Holy Family Mausoleum at St. Peter’s
Cemetery. Prayers Friday at 3p.m. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Canadian Diabetes Association.

 

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