WOLF: Elisabeth Rosa of Rodney

Posted by on May 2, 2015

PeacefulPic -Wolfly with family by her side on Friday, May 1, 2015 at London Health Sciences Centre – University Campus Elisabeth Rosa Wolf (nee Stelzer) passed away at the age of 69. Loving wife of Alex Wolf for 48 years. Beloved mother of Anthony, Jonathan, Stefanie (Chris) Belchevski and Andrea (Adam) O’Toole. Dear grandmother of Alexandra, Lukas and Eivin. Visitation will be held on Monday, May 4th from 6-8 pm at DENNING’S OF RODNEY, 519-785-0810 where a funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 5th at 11:00 am with Reverend Deb Dolbear-VanBilson officiating. Interment to follow in Rodney Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the St. John’s Presbyterian Church, Wardsville – Building Fund. Online condolences accepted at www.denningfuneralhomes.com.

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WEST: William James of Strathroy

Posted by on May 2, 2015

The family of William James West of Strathroy sadly announces the sudden and unexpected passing of “Uncle Bill” in his 91st year. Predeceased by parents Mathew and Lavina (Moore) West and siblings Gordon, Margret, William Mathew and Alice. Also his beloved life partner Ruth Earhart and nephews Wesley (Georgette), Randall (Marie) and Alex (Colleen). Bill will be fondly remembered by nieces and nephews Marie, David (Helen), Sandy (Brenda), Johanna, John, Ralph and Richard along with many great nieces and nephews. Caring friend of Tonya.

Friends and family will be received at Denning’s of Strathroy, 32 Metcalfe Street West, on Tuesday, May 5th from 12:00 pm until the time of the funeral service at 1:00 pm. Private interment to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Donations in Bill’s memory may be made to the SEARCH Foundation. Donations and condolences may be left online at www.denning.ca.

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Stachowiak, Irena

Posted by on May 2, 2015

Passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on May 1, 2015 at 95 years of age. Cherished wife of Alfons for 57 years. Beloved mother of Ursula and husband Bill. Loving Baba of Ali and Zack. Irena will be sadly missed by her extended family in Poland. After WWII Irena trained and worked as a Pharmacist. After moving to Canada in 1959 she devoted herself to raising Ursula. In her spare time she volunteered her time in many capacities in London at Our Lady of Czestochowa Church and her two favourite organizations were The Seniors Citizens Group and the Rosary Group. A special thank you to Lidia and Teena for their care and compassion over the last 5 years. If you so desire, donations to the Alzheimer Society Windsor & Essex Co. would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Monday from 7-9pm. Parish Prayers Monday at 7:30pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor N9E 1S6. On Tuesday, family and friends are invited to meet the family at Holy Trinity Church (1035 Ellis St.) for a 10:00am Funeral Mass. Procession Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at
www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Davis: Joyce Agnes

Posted by on May 2, 2015

DAVIS: Joyce Agnes – passed peacefully in her 80th year,at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay. Left us to be with her Lord on Thursday, April 30, 2015.  Joyce (Smith) Davis was the beloved wife of Leonard Davis of Little Britain. Loved mother of Allan (Janice) of Oshawa, Carolyn (Bruce) Lovdal of Uxbridge and Brian (Karen) of Fenelon Falls.  Grandmother of Kathleen (Chris), Michael (Theresa), Jennifer (Douglas), Rebecca, Andrew, Justin and Stephen. Great-grandmother of Tytus, Naomi and Elias.  Family and friends will be received at Calvary Pentecostal Church, 125 Victoria Ave. N., Lindsay on Friday, May 8, 2015 from 9:30 A.M. until time of funeral service at 11 A.M.  Interment at 3 P.M. at the Stone Church Cemetery, Beaverton. If so desired memorial donations in memory of Joyce, to the Parkinson Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family. Service arrangements by the Mangan Funeral Home, Beaverton (705-426-5777) omHomeOnline condolences are welcomed at www.manganfuneralhome.com

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ALLEN: John “Jack” of Hanover

Posted by on May 2, 2015

allen-webJohn “Jack” Allen, of Hanover, passed away at The Village Senior’s Community, Hanover on Saturday, May 02, 2015, in his 86th year.

Born in Hanover, Ontario on March 26, 1930, son of the late Joseph and Caroline (nee Mortley) Allen.  Jack was employed with Hanover Hydro until retiring and was a member of the Hanover Lawn Bowling Club.

Survived by loving wife Winnifred “Winnie” (nee Beresford) Allen, sons Lee Allen of Paisley, Rick (Linda) Allen of West Grey and Dale (Sheila) Allen of Hanover, grandfather to Tracy (Ben), Joe (Tiffany), Brandon (Krystle), Melissa (Todd), Quinn (Julie) and Reid (Carla).  He will be remembered by his brother Harv Allen of Hanover, sister Lavina Wilson of Hanover, sisters-in-law Millie Allen of Brussels and Johanna Allen of Hanover.  Predeceased by parents, daughter-in-law Susan Allen, brothers J.C., Leslie, Gordon and Harry Allen and sisters Muriel Last and Velma Penman.

Visitation will be held at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Monday 2-4 and 7-9 pm.  A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, May 05, 2015 at 11:00  am, at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church. Rev. Alice Wilson officiating.  Interment in Hanover Cemetery.

Memorial donations to St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Hanover would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.  Register book available at www.mightonfuneralhome.ca

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WEIN: Loretta (Barry) of Mitchell and formerly of Dashwood

Posted by on May 1, 2015

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At Huron Perth Health Care Alliance, Clinton on Thursday, April 30, 2015, of Mitchell and formerly of Dashwood, in her 81st year.  Beloved wife of the late Robert Wein (2013). Dear sister of Bernadette Jordan of Mitchell, and Joseph Barry of London.  Remembered by several nieces and nephews.   Predeceased by her sister Frances Barry, sister-in-law Theresa Barry, and brother-in-law Peter Jordan.

Cremation has taken place and a private family graveside service will be held at a later date.  Cremation with interment Pinery Cemetery, Grand Bend.  Haskett Funeral Home, Exeter entrusted with arrangements.

Donations to the United Way or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

Haskett Funeral Homes, Exeter entrusted with arrangements.  Please see www.haskettfh.com for more information.

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ROBINSON: Donelda Dorothy of Sarnia

Posted by on May 1, 2015

ROBINSON, Donelda Dorothy (nee Wilson) – Age 73 of Sarnia, passed away after a long illness on Friday, May 1, 2015 at Bluewater Health, Sarnia. Beloved wife of Wilson Robinson for 53 years. Loving mother of Dorothy (Wilson) Plain, Teresa (Tom) Foulis, Kim (Todd) Caster, Patricia (Marcel) Lucier and Glendon (Denise) Robinson. Cherished grandmother of 12 and great-grandmother of 6. Predeceased by her grandson Jeremy Plain. Dear sister of Elaine (Scott) Soutar. Survived by many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 from 1:00pm until the Memorial Service at 2:00pm. Burial of ashes to follow at Bear Creek Cemetery.
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Sarnia Lambton White Cane Club or St. Joseph’s Hospice.
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.

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DEKEYSER, Fernando of Colborne, Ontario

Posted by on May 1, 2015

Dekeyser, Fernando May 1Peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital on Friday, May 1, 2015.  Loving life partner of Margaret.  Dear stepfather to Jo-Anne Moody (Bill) and Robert Moore.  Predeceased by stepson Bryon Moore (2012).  Dear grandfather of Meghan Moody (Adam Crozier), Mark Moody and Tessa Moore.  Fernando was predeceased by his parents Richard (1980) and Maria Dekeyser (2001) and his brother Roland (2006).  Cherished brother of Christiane Deseure (Jerry), Ronnie Dekeyser (Heather), Elie Dekeyser (Carol Brown), Nadine Moonie (Chris Swoffer), Ed Dekeyser (Brenda), Tony Dekeyser (Bill Skinner), Linda Moore (Glenn) and Robert Dekeyser (Helen).  He will be missed by his 27 nieces and nephews and his 42 great nieces and great nephews.  A funeral mass will take place on Monday, May 4th at 10am at St. Mary’s Church in Grafton with burial to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery.  In memory of Fernando, please consider donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Colborne Legion.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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ANDERSEN: Birgit of London

Posted by on May 1, 2015

Andersen (edited1)Passed away peacefully at McCormick Home on Friday, May 1, 2015, in her 94th year. Beloved wife of the late Ove Andersen. Devoted and loving mother of Bjorn (Rozanne), Ulf (Linda), Rigmor Glen (Gary), Finn Andersen and the late Dan (Barb). Treasured grandmother of Erik, Stephen, Marc, Neil, Kyle and Karen, and great-grandmother of Oscar, Max, Bridget, Ryan and Ashley. Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews in Denmark. Birgit was a highly valued teacher who delighted in her students’ accomplishments and had a passion for learning. She retired at age 65. She was a devout Anglican who became an active member of St. George’s Anglican Church, where she worshipped and served with her many Christian friends. The family would like to thank the staff at McCormick Home for their excellent care and the opportunities they provided for her to enjoy her latter years. Visitation will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Monday from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. A memorial service will be celebrated at ST. GEORGE’S ANGLICAN CHURCH, 227 Wharncliffe Road North, London, on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. A private inurnment will take place in Denmark. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Birgit are asked to consider St. George’s Anglican Church or the McCormick Home Foundation.

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POSTHUMUS; Ypke of Strathroy

Posted by on May 1, 2015

Peacefully passed on May 1st, 2015 at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital in his 80th year to meet his Heavenly Father. In my Father’s house are many rooms (John 14:2). Beloved husband of Gerda (Gooitske) for 56 loving years. Loving father of Jaap Posthumus (Paula), Ed Posthumus (Gea), Hein Posthumus (Annemarie), Pete Posthumus (Janice), and Greta Joosse (Andre). Cherished Pake of Trudy, Ypke, Gonda, Sybrich, Jorrit, Sjors, Matthew, Julie, Felicia, Jasmine, and Carissa. Visitation will be held on Sunday, May 3rd, 2015 at Providence United Reformed Church (447 Second Street, Strathroy) from 7-9p.m. A funeral service will be held on Monday, May 4th at 11 a.m. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Lung Association. Online condolences may be left at denning.ca. Arrangements entrusted to Denning’s of Strathroy.

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KENDELL, Norman Mancell of Harrow

Posted by on May 1, 2015

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August 8, 1936 – April 30, 2015

78 years April 30, 2015, at WRH Met Campus. Loving husband of the late Sally Ann (Parent) (2013). Very proud dad of Steve (Carol) Kendell, Shelley Jacob and Scott (Darlene) Kendell. Proud Pipi of 8 grandchildren Sarah, Jessica (Nick), Amanda (Nick), Tyson, Trevor, Tawnya, Jason, Jesse (Melissa) and 2 great grandchildren Jordan and Bria. Son of the late Norman and Edna (Skipper) and step dad Albert O’Neil.  Loving brother-in-law of Leonard (Jeannine) Parent, late Shirley (George) Charette, Earl (Pauline) Parent, Doreen (late Fred) Wass, late Bernice Kogut, late Larry Lausch, late Barbara (late Brian) Grossett, Gary (Debbie) Parent.  Norman worked for Ranta Enterprises, Canadian Machinery Movers, was a member of RCLB #157 and past member of Windsor Sportsmen’s Club. Norm will be sadly missed by his dog Lola. Visiting at GERALD A. SMITH FUNERAL HOME 197 King St. W. Harrow. on Sunday 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held on Monday May 4, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Canadian Diabetes Association or Heart & Stroke Foundation. You may send your online condolences and share memories at www.geraldasmith.ca

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STOL; Peter of Strathroy

Posted by on May 1, 2015

Peacefully passed on May 1st, 2015 surrounded by his loving family in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of Shirley for 54 special years. Loving father of Clarence Stol, Anita Stol, Marten Stol (Belkis Brosnan), and Thelma Dawdry (Frederick). Cherished grandfather of Karissa (Paul), Cheryl (Peter), Bradley, Devan (Jessica), Aaron, Nicolas, Melina, Nathan, and Harry. Special great-grandfather of Elijah, Madison, Mason, Xavier, Jayden, and Peyton. Survived by his siblings Rennie Westergreen, Linda Feddema and John Stol. Predeceased by his parents Klaas and Tina Stol. Predeceased by his brothers Albert Stol and Leonard Stol and his sister Hilda Salomans. Peter will be sadly missed by many extended family and friends. Visitation will be held on Thursday May 7th, 2015 at Providence United Reformed Church (447 Second Street, Strathroy) from 2-4 and 7-9p.m. A funeral will be held on Friday May 8th, 2015 at 11a.m. Interment to follow at Strathroy Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Parkinson Society. Online condolences may be made at denning.ca. Arrangements entrusted to Denning’s of Strathroy.

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LLOYD, Yvonne Patricia

With family by her side, on April 29, 2015 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital at the age of 78.  Loving mother of Colleen Gibson, Sherry Lloyd (Gerry Brown) and Tracy MacLeod (Rob).  Proud grandmother of Laura, Phil, Christopher, Sean, Lindsay and Kelly.  Dear sister of Charles Regan (Gail), Susan Mick (Vern), Ken Regan (Monica) and Dale Regan and sister-in-law of Jim Duffy.  Survived by many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by her brother Moe Regan and her sister Gale Duffy.

Cremation has taken place.  A memorial service will be held in Sudbury at a later date.  For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.

Memories, photos and condolences may be shared at www.morseandson.com

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HATZENBUHLER: Nikodemus “Nick” of Woodstock

Posted by on April 30, 2015

HatzenbuhlerwebHATZENBUHLER, Nikodemus “Nick” – Passed away with his family by his side at University Hospital, London on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at the age of 82.  Beloved husband of Erna Hatzenbuhler (nee Haase).  Loving father of Eric Hatzenbuhler (Crystal), Rita Butler (Kelly), Elizabeth Campos (Larry Maheux) and Edward Hatzenbuhler (Laura).  Loving Opa of Alex, Victoria, Kendra, Jessica (Steve), Brittany (Jason), Cory, Nicholas (Christina), Mitchell, Stewart and Joshua.  Great Opa of Lucas, Anika and Aliyah.  Fondly remembered by his nephew Val Beilar (Janice).  Predeceased by his parents Nikodemus and Franziska (Himmelspach) Hatzenbuhler as well as his sister and brother-in-law Elizabeth and Paul Beilar.  Nick was a member of the German-Canadian Club of Woodstock for many years.  He had many passions, but he especially loved soccer, music and dancing, and was an avid fisherman in his younger days.  The family will receive friends at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington St. N., Woodstock on Sunday, May 3 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.  Parish Prayers will be said at 4 pm.  A complete Funeral Mass will take place on Monday, May 4, 2015, 11 am at Holy Trinity Catholic Parish, 1420 Devonshire Ave., Woodstock with Fr. Rick Dales as celebrant.  Interment will take place at a later date in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.  As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or Holy Trinity Catholic Parish-Building Fund.  Smith-LeRoy, 519-537-3611.  Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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Switzer Helen (nee Landra)

Posted by on April 30, 2015

Switzer Helen (nee Landra) Sept 2 1924 – April 28 2015 Passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side at Grove Park Home. Helen was the beloved wife of Bill for 69 years and the loving Mother of David (Marion) Tom ( Barb) Carolyn , Nancy (Mike) Stephen ( Chris) John (Lise) , Michael (Kathy) . She was the very proud Grandma of 19 grandchildren and Great-Grandma to 17.5 great grandchildren. Helen was a lifelong active volunteer with many organizations.

In lieu of flowers if so desired, donations in her memory can be made to Grove Park Home, 234 Cook St. Barrie On. L4M 4H5.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday May 4 10:00 AM at St. Mary’s Church, 65 Amelia St. Barrie, reception to follow.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.peacefultransition.ca

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DOUGLAS: Jackeline Mary of Wilkesport

Posted by on April 30, 2015

DOUGLAS, Jackeline Mary – Age 61 of Wilkesport, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at Bluewater Health, Sarnia. Beloved wife of James Douglas for 43 years. Loving mother to Angela (Jason) Bell and Robert Douglas.
Cherished grandmother to Maddison and Matthew. Daughter of Ada (nee Warriner) and the late Andrew Beauvais. Sister to Mary Ann (Allan) Eagleson, Tom (Ann) Beauvais, Rick (late Jean) Beauvais, Dan (Helen) Beauvais, Joan (Bruce) Longmore, Fred Beauvais, Nancy (Rosare) Cartier, Patricia Beauvais (Miles McMachen).
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 3-5pm and Sunday, May 3, 2015 from 3-5pm. Funeral service will be conducted from the funeral home on Monday, May 4, 2015 at 11:00am. Interment to follow at Black Creek Cemetery.
Sympathy may be expressed through donation to charity of choice.
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca.
Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.

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MARQIS, Heilo Yousif

Posted by on April 30, 2015

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Passed away on April 27, 2015 at the age of 59. Arrangements entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E. Funeral Mass on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Family Chaldean Church (686 Marentette Ave.) Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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GALLEGO-ARGUELLES, Girlie S.

Posted by on April 30, 2015

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It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of Girlie. A loving wife, mother, daughter, grand -daughter and sister on April 27, 2015 at the age of 45 years. Beloved wife of Fernando. Loving and devoted mom to Annielyn and Mark Danniel. Cherished daughter of Reywelin and Teresita Gallego. Dearest “ATE” to Imee Gallego and Cristian Gallego & wife Eliza. Adored aunt to Tristan Liam. Also survived by family in Canada, United States and Philippines. Girlie was a 20 year dedicated employee with Caesars Windsor. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E., on Thursday April 30, 2015 from 2-5pm and 7-9pm. Parish prayers Thursday at 7:30pm. Funeral Services on Friday May 1, 2015 at 9:30am from the Banwell Chapel then to Most Precious Blood Church (1947 Meldrum Rd.) for Funeral Mass at 10:30am. Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Windsor Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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ROGERS, Frank of London

Posted by on April 30, 2015

Rogers-editedPeacefully at Chelsey Park Nursing Home on Thursday, April 30th, 2015, with family at his side, Mr. Frank A. Rogers of London in his 85th year. Beloved husband and best friend of Marni (Stilson) Rogers for over 55 years. Loving Dad of Jim (Kathy) Rogers, John (Janet) Rogers and Mary (Steve) Biro all of London. Brother of Barbara Coco of San Diego and the late Ken Rogers (2015). Loving Grandpa to Aaron (Megan), Chelsea, Celeste, Seth, Zhoe and Jenna and Great-Grandpa to Cetera, Kingston and Olivia. Frank was employed at the P.U.C. for 31 years. He was an honest, quiet, kind, funny and gentle man. He enjoyed playing golf, listening to jazz, and daytrips with Penny and Ron. Please don’t take your organs to heaven when they are so badly needed here; sign your donor card! Frank’s family wish to thank C.C.A.C. and Chelsey Park Nursing Home (4th and 5th floors) for the kindness shown to Frank and Marni. You really are the best. A memorial gathering will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, on Sunday, May 3rd, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. with visiting one hour prior to the service. Casual dress please. Cremation has taken place. Private family interment of ashes, Woodland Cemetery.

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GRAY: Jack, formerly of Durham

Posted by on April 30, 2015

John Milton “Jack” Gray passed away at The Village Senior’s Community in Hanover on April 29th, 2015 from Alzheimer’s disease.  Jack was born on September 25, 1922 in Kenilworth and lived his married life in Durham.  He leaves behind his much loved wife Yvonne who loved him more than words can say.  He loved and was loved by his three children, Marilyn (Brian) Ross, Bob (Deb Schmidt) Gray and Paul (Nancy Sorbie) Gray.  Fondly remembered by his seven grandchildren, Andrea (Bryan) Rowe, Amy (Drew) De Veas, Joanna (Jamie) Rushton, Andrew (Juliette) Gray, Matthew Gray, Dan (Amanda) Gray and Laura (Evan) Low, and his five great-grandchildren, Steven Rowe, David Rowe, Samuel Rushton, Chloe Low and Paige Gray.  He is also survived by his sisters, Ruth Orchard, Marjorie Crane, Marlene Pryde, Shirley Seiler and predeceased by his sister Jean Weber and his parents Arthur and Mae Lou Gray.  Also sadly missed by his sisters-in-law Arlene (Sam) Inglis, Marilyn (Tom Roscoe) Preston and his brother-in-law Aubrey Brown and their families.  Jack ran a successful grocery business in Durham and retired in 1971.  Jack never really retired.  He was always a helping hand in both Durham and the retirement community in Florida. Jack enjoyed many sports, but especially tennis and curling.  He also enjoyed music and sang barbershop for many years.  A celebration of Jack’s life will be held at Knox United Church, Durham on Sunday, May 3rd at 1 p.m.  As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Alzheimer’s Society, Knox United Church Memorial Fund or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.  Arrangements entrusted to the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham.  www.mccullochwatsonfuneralhome.ca

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AKEY, Andrew of Smiths Falls

Posted by on April 30, 2015

Entered into rest at the Kingston General Hospital on Sunday April 26, 2015. Andrew William Akey of Smiths Falls aged 52 years. Beloved husband of Sara Santaniello, dear son of Phyllis (Bunn) Akey and the late William Akey. Andrew is survived by his brother Donald Akey.

Cremation will take place with interment at a later date.  In memory of Andrew, donations to the Humane Society would be gratefully appreciated.  Barclay Funeral Home, 137 Pearl Street East, Brockville entrusted with the arrangements. Messages of condolence may be sent online at t www.barclayfuneralhome.com.

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KELLY: Robert (Bob) of Grand Bend, and formerly of Toronto and Saint John NB

Posted by on April 29, 2015

Kelly, Bob-W150At South Huron Hospital, Exeter, on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, of Grand Bend, and formerly of Toronto and Saint John, New Brunswick, in his 79th year.  Beloved husband of Barbara Reid for 39 years.  Dear father of Rob Kelly of Oakville, Barbara Kelly of Quispamsis NB, and Todd Kelly of Grand Bay NB.  Dear grandfather of Sean and Evan; and Mark and Clara.  Dear brother of Alan Kelly of Quispamsis NB.  Predeceased by his parents Robert and Berniece Kelly.  Bob loved his sports, and especially enjoyed golf, curling and basketball.

A memorial service will be held at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, Exeter (1 street west of Main), on Saturday, May 16th at 2 PM.  Cremation.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.

For more information, please see www.haskettfh.com.

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COBB: Wilfrid Harold George of Thedford, ON

Posted by on April 29, 2015

IMG_0849Wilf Cobb of Thedford passed away at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital, with loved ones by his side, on Wednesday April 29th, 2015. Inseparable husband of Isobel (nee Mann). Dad of Lee, Timothy, Eric (Cindie), Marc, Kirc, Matthew (Tamsin), and Christine (Ron) Relouw. He will be deeply missed by A. J. Dale, and Steven Orosz, and Connor Cobb. Wilf is survived by his siblings Victor and Elaine, as well as by his sister-in-law Nancy (Geoff). In keeping with Wilf’s wishes cremation has taken place, a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Donations in Wilf’s memory may be made to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.

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Vanderploeg: Donald George of Dutton

Posted by on April 29, 2015

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of a dear son, brother and uncle. Don passed suddenly at his home in his 45th year. He is survived by his ever-loving parents Albert and Teena [Bosma] Vanderploeg of Payne Mills. He is deeply loved and remembered by his three siblings, Cheryl [Gerben] Vanderveen, James [Mistie] Vanderploeg all of Dutton and Marilyn [Peter] Carr of Shedden, and a number of nieces and nephews. Don was born on March 28, 1971 in Richmond B.C. He came to Dutton, ON with his family when he was two . He graduated from West Elgin Secondary School and went on to graduate from Mohawk College, Hamilton, with a Diploma in Business. Don worked for PowerVac for a few years before the call of farming drew him back to Dutton. Though his life journey took him many places, Don’s heart never left the farm. He worked as a Sales Representative for Pioneer Seeds while he joined the operations of Vanderploeg Farms. He loved the outdoors and nature, and he went on many canoeing and snowmobile expeditions with his brother and friends. He will be deeply missed and will live on in our hearts forever. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Arn Funeral Home 193 Shackleton St. Dutton. 519-762-2416. The family will hold a private funeral. Donations to London Health Science Centre or the charity of your choice. Email condolences arnfuneralhome@bellnet.ca

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DEELSTRA: Taede “Ted”

Posted by on April 29, 2015

In the sure promise and assurance that he was not his own but belonged body and soul, in life and in death, to his faithful Saviour Jesus Christ, Ted John Deelstra of St. Clair Township died on Wednesday, April 29 at St. Joseph’s Hospice in Sarnia, Ontario. Ted was 54 years old, husband to Mettha (nee Klunder) and father to Cheryl and Aaron Thompson, Tom and Melissa Deelstra, Amanda and Jamie Bydeley, Mike Deelstra and Samantha Deelstra. He was a loving Pake to Phoebe, Vivian and Juliet Thompson, Hannah and Breanne Deelstra, and Jaxen and Lyla Bydeley. Ted was the son of John and Pauline Deelstra and brother to Clarence and Lois Deelstra, Herb and Catherine Deelstra, Sonja and Pete Vanderheide and Chris and Lisa Deelstra.  He was a son-in-law of Georgina and Wytze DeRoos and brother-in-law to Alice and Sid Nutma. He will be missed by many extended family members. Ted was predeceased by his infant daughter Crystal, his father John and his mother-in-law Georgina DeRoos. Ted was a proud farmer, a promoter of the Canadian Foodgrains Bank, and an active member of Living Hope Christian Reformed Church. Ted enjoyed road trips, good food, farm shows and time spent together with his family and friends. Visitors will be received on Friday, May 1, 2015 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at Living Hope Christian Reformed Church, 1281 Exmouth St., Sarnia, ON. A private interment will take place in Wyoming Cemetery.  A Memorial Service to celebrate Ted’s life will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 1:00 pm at Living Hope. As expressions of sympathy, donations can be made to St. Joseph’s Hospice in Sarnia, the Canadian Foodgrains Bank, or the Canadian Cancer Society.  Arrangements entrusted to Smith Funeral Home, Sarnia.

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