PURCELL, Debbie of Newton

Posted by on February 23, 2017

Debbie Purcell – of Newton, passed away at Listowel Memorial Hospital with her husband by her side on Tuesday February 21, 2017 at the age of 57. Debbie joins her mother Barbara Nafziger who predeceased her eight days ago on February 13th.  She was a thrift store enthusiast and enjoyed gardening and walking her dog.  Debbie loved the times she spent baking, cooking and talking on the telephone with her family.

Beloved wife of Doug Purcell whom she married in 1977.  Loving mother and grandmother of Cory and Melissa and their children Cheyenne, Trevor, Caroline and Caitlyn; Natashia and Mike Cassel and their children Makayla, Dakota and Brielle; Devin and Tessa and their children Jack, Ruby and Grace.  Dear sister of Connie Cassel (Steve), Frances Royal (Joe), Paul Nafziger (Jen), Calvin Nafziger (Heidi).  Cherished daughter of John and the late Barbara (Herrfort) (2017) Nafziger.  Fondly remembered by the extended Purcell family and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Predeceased by her father-in-law Morris Purcell.

Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Friday February 24, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  A private family graveside service will take place at Riverdale Mennonite Cemetery, Millbank at a later date with Minister Darren Reimer officiating.

As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to Listowel Memorial Hospital Foundation – CT Scanner would be appreciated by the family.  www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca

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NAFZIGER, Barbara of Newton

Posted by on February 14, 2017

NAFZIGER, Barbara – of Newton passed away peacefully surrounded by her family, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Kitchener on Monday February 13, 2017 at the age of 78. Barb enjoyed knitting, crocheting, quilting and making crafts which she exhibited at numerous fall fairs.  She was a yard sale enthusiast and loved spending time playing games with her family.

Beloved wife of John Nafziger whom she married in 1959.  Loving mother of Connie Cassel (Steve), Debbie Purcell (Doug), Frances Royal (Joe), Paul (Jen), and Calvin (Heidi).  Special grandma of Shane, Dean (Erin), Cory (Melissa), Natashia (Mike), Devin (Tessa), Sabrina (James), Jordan (Melissa), Michael, Samantha (Matthew), Jessica, Rachel and great grandma of 14.  Remembered by brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Marlene Herrfort, Bernice Herrfort, Edna Tigani, Robert Nafziger (Rose), Jake Nafziger (Sharon), Donald Nafziger, Bill Nafziger (Judy) and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Barb was the last surviving member of her family being predeceased by her parents Henry and Frances (Zehr) Herrfort, sister Mildred Roes (David), and brothers William (in infancy), Sam, Allan and Melvin.

In keeping with Barb’s wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation.  A private family graveside service will take place at Riverdale Mennonite Cemetery, Millbank.

As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to The Heart and Stroke Foundation or Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.

Arrangements entrusted to Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood (519-356-2382)  www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca

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Odell; Bernice Lorene of Priceville resting at Fawcett Funeral Home Flesherton

Posted by on February 11, 2017

Odell; Bernice Lorene

Peacefully at her home in Priceville on Friday, February 10, 2017 in her 80th year. She is reunited with her beloved husband Alfred(2012). Loving mother of Wallace(Jo-Anne) of Tottenham, Paul(Marilyn) of Priceville, Bruce(Debbie) of Markdale, Janice(Ken Alderman) and Susan Odell all of Priceville. Loved and remembered by grandchildren Stephanie and David Odell, Laura(Bryan) Elford, Kristin(Brian) Schnurr, Jonathan and Brittany, Belinda (Clayton Shaw), Alicia(Curtis) Rodrigue and great-grandmother of Alex, Carson, Alfred, Audrey, Holden and one on the way. Lorene is survived by her sister Velda Hindle and many nieces and nephews.

Lorene had a true passion for her family and her farming; enjoying every moment with her children and grandchildren. Over the years she was ambitious with her catering and the booth at the Stothart Ball Diamond, her baseball but most of all music and dancing. While she hadn’t quilted in a few years, she was determined that she should get back to her horseback riding.

The family will receive friends at Fawcett Funeral Home, 1 Highland Drive, Flesherton, on Monday, February 13, 2017 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. Service from the funeral home chapel on Tuesday at 11am. Spring interment at McNeil Cemetery. If Desired, memorial Donations to the HCSS Markdale Day Away Program would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuenralhome.ca 519-924-2810

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WHEELER, Lloyd Henry, formerly of Teeswater and Bluevale

Posted by on January 24, 2017

Lloyd Henry Wheeler, a resident of Pinecrest Manor in Lucknow and formerly of Teeswater and Bluevale, passed away at Pinecrest Manor on Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 at the age of 82.

Beloved husband of Patricia Gamble-Wheeler (née Mulcaster) of Teeswater and the late Isabel Wheeler (née Cameron) who predeceased him in May 1994.

Dear father of David Wheeler and his wife Maureen of Erinsville and Heather Montgomery and her husband Doug of Peterborough.

Missed by his grandchildren, Michela and Ashley Montgomery and Zack and Maddi Wheeler.

Fondly remembered by Pat’s family; Donna and Dennis Thompson of R. R. #3 Walkerton, David and Bonnie Gamble of Teeswater, Doug and Vickie Gamble of Paris, Derrick and Shirley Gamble of Formosa and Darlene and Don McCall of Teeswater and their families.

Predeceased by his parents, Henry and Rifa (née Jenkins) Wheeler and infant brother Bruce.

Visitation will be held at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Friday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The funeral service to celebrate Lloyd’s life will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church (7 James Street West), Teeswater on Saturday, January 28th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Owen Kim officiating.

Spring interment Wingham Cemetery.

Memorial donations to Knox Presbyterian Church, Teeswater, Bluevale United Church or Teeswater Minor Ball would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Portrait and memorial online at www.tiffinfuneralhome.ca.

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O’HAGAN; Roy of Hanover

Posted by on January 23, 2017

Roy Francis O’Hagan of Hanover, passed away at the London Health Sciences Center on Sunday January 22, 2017 at the age of 83.

Loving partner of Marlene (Becker) Schmidt of Hanover, children Michael (Sheila) O’Hagan, Colleen (Tony) Regier, Christine (Ted) Zettel all of Chepstow and Pat (Anne) O’Hagan of Berkley,  grandchildren Davin (Sue Anne) Regier, Kyle Regier, Katie Regier, Sam (Michele) Zettel, Marie (Jason) Taylor, Peggie (Dave) Brooks, Adam Zettel LC, Ted (Leslie) Zettel, Mark (Emily) Zettel and great grandchildren Jesse, Rowan, Elijah, August and Sammy Zettel, Jonah, Colette and Jasper Taylor, Olivia, Liam, Maggie, Hazel, Connor, Adrienne and Patrick Brooks, Sophie, Tessa, Neve, Mae and Esther Zettel.  Also survived by his sibling Marge Lippert, Tom (Loretta) O’Hagan, Joan (Larry) Schnurr all of Chepstow, Pat (Rob) Morley of Mildmay, Helen (Blair) Blue of Walkerton, brother-in-law of Donna O’Hagan of McCulloch Lake and Brian Raper of Chepstow.  Predeceased by his parents Harold and Beatrice (Kroeplin) O’Hagan, sisters Mary (Jim) Carrie and Linda Raper, infant brothers Douglas and Carl, brother Gordon O’Hagan, great grandchildren Adam, Bernadette and Christine Taylor and brother-in-law Maurice Lippert.

At Roy’s request there will be no funeral or visitation.  Cremation has taken place.  Arrangements entrusted to the Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover.

Memorial donations to the Hanover and District Hospital Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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

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HARLOW: Thomas George William of Chatsworth, formerly of Georgetown

Posted by on January 20, 2017

Peacefully on January 14th, 2017; Thomas George William Harlow of Chatsworth, formerly of Georgetown, passed away in his 66th year after a battling cancer.

Lovingly remembered by his children Adam Harlow of Vancouver BC and Annie Harlow and her husband Tyler Damen on Strathroy Ontario.

He is dearly missed by his beloved horses Beauty and Champ and dog Perro.

Tom is also remembered by his siblings Steve Harlow and Jack Harlow.

Predeceased by his parents Ray and Julie Harlow and brother David (Chipper) Harlow.

Family and friends will be received on Saturday, January 28th from 1:00-2:00 pm at Jones Funeral Home in Georgetown with a Memorial Service to follow at 2:00p.m.

Donations to Princess Margaret Hospital would be appreciated by the family.

Donations and condolences may be left online at http://www.thepmcf.ca/Ways-to-Give/Honour-Someone-Special

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Fraser; Lynne Shirley nee Clark – of Markdale resting at Fawcett Funeral Home

Posted by on January 12, 2017

Fraser; Lynne Shirley(nee Clark)

After a trying battle with Alzheimer’s Disease, Lynne passed peacefully at Grey Gables Nursing Home, Markdale on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 in her 71st year. Beloved wife of Alan for 50 years. Loving mother of John(Yvonne) of Cambridge and Paul(Lori) of Kitchener. Loved and remembered by grandchildren Amy, Scott, Cameron and Mia. She will be greatly missed by her twin sister Suzanne(Alan) Humphrey of Ballantrae.  Predeceased by parents Frederick and Ruby Clark.

Lynne graduated Acadia University, majoring in Biology, in 1967 were she met the love of her life. Lynne loved the beaver valley for her gardening and skiing. An active member of the Markdale Horticultural Club.

At Lynne’s request there will be no service and cremation has taken place.  Memorial contributions to Grey Gables Nursing Home, Activity Fund would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca  888-924-2810

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CAMPBELL; David Carey of Markdale resting at Fawcett Funeral Home

Posted by on January 5, 2017

CAMPBELL, David Carey

Passed away peacefully in his 62nd year in his home in Markdale on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

Beloved husband of Michelle (nee Bond). Loving father of Emily Louise. Loved and remembered by his grandbunny Thumper. Survived by his Mother Pearl Campbell – Hopkins (Norman), Mother-in-law Claire Bond, Sister Stephanie Hill (Michael), Brother Brent Campbell, Step-sister Cathy Quinlan (Brian), Step-brother John Hopkins, Brother-in-law Gregory Bond (Sharon), and Brother-in-law Jeffery Bond (Wanda). He will also be greatly missed by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his father Ross Campbell, father-in-law Gordon Bond, and Stepbrother Bill Hopkins (Barbara).

The family will receive friends at Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton on Sunday, January 8, 2017 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. Mass from St. John’s Roman Catholic Church (271 Main St E, Dundalk) on Monday at 11am. In lieu of flowers donations greatly appreciated to the Fibromyalgia Society of Ontario, Rabbit Rescue Inc. or a charity of your choice. Online donations and condolences available at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca

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DAWSON; Mildred Mina formerly of Feversham in her 88th year at Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton

Posted by on January 2, 2017

DAWSON; Mildred Mina

At Collingwood General and Marine Hospital, Collingwood on Monday, January 2, 2017 formerly of Feversham in her 88th year. Beloved wife of the late Wilfred(2011). Loving mother of Harvey(Elaine) and best friend to daughter June Dawson. Loved and remembered by grandchildren Christina(Jason) Stephens, Pamela(Dave) McIlwraith and 3 great grandchildren; Jordan, Jesse and Jaelyn. Mildred will be missed by sister Vera Bowbyes, nephew Ian and niece Lorna. Predeceased by nephew Kenny.

Mildred’s greatest joy in life was being a mom. She spent many years at home taking care of her family, and for this she was very proud. In her later years, she enjoyed relaxing and watching Harvey’s cows graze while listening to songs by George Strait.

The family will receive friends at Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton on Thursday, January 5 from noon until the time of service at 1pm. Memorial contributions to Burns Presbyterian Church, Kolapore Calvary Church of Nazerene, or the Flesherton Foodbank would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca  888-924-2810

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FISCHER, E. Coriene (née Anstett) of R. R. #2 Mildmay

Posted by on December 30, 2016

Elizabeth Coriene Fischer (née Anstett) of R.R. #2 Mildmay, passed away suddenly with family by her side at Brucelea Haven, Walkerton on Thursday, December 29th, 2016 in her 80th year.

Beloved wife of Tom Fischer.

Loving mother of Greg Fischer (Paula) of R. R. #2 Teeswater, Gary Fischer (Joan) of R.R. #4 Walkerton, Shelley Weber (Gerald) of R. R. #2 Mildmay, Sherry Cronin (Paul) of Teeswater, Grant Fischer (Diana) of Toronto and Graham Fischer (Matt Schroeder) of R.R. #2 Mildmay.

Sadly missed by her 16 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Fondly remembered by her sister Hilda Brick of Chepstow, in-laws Robert Mousseau of Ottawa, Lorna Lang of Teeswater, Paul and Evelyn Fischer of Teeswater, Eileen Fischer of R.R. #1 Wingham, Laurette Maxwell of Stratford, Hubert Fischer of Gull Lake, Saskatchewan, Marlene Fischer of Teeswater, Ray and Judy Fischer of R.R. #2 Teeswater, Anna Lou and Barrie King of Barrie, Ted and Barb Fischer of Teeswater,

Linda and Jim McKee of R.R. #3 Teeswater, Leone Millen of Walkerton, Lenore Brick of Waterloo, numerous nieces, nephews, neighbours and friends.

Predeceased by her parents, George and Johanna (née Lang) Anstett, brothers Gordon Anstett (Pat), George Anstett (Jean), Harold Anstett (Verda) and Andrew Anstett (Charlotte), sisters Verna Morris (James) and Helen Bester (Wilfred) and in-laws, Wilfred Brick, Jim and Doris Fischer, Lorraine Mousseau, Lucille and Lindsay Spielmacher, Karl Lang, Art Fischer, Jack Maxwell, Jack Fischer and Joe Brick.

Visitation will be held at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., with Knights of Columbus Rosary at 8:30, followed by Vigil Prayers at 8:45. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, Formosa on Thursday, January 5th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m., with Reverend Father Michael Anderson officiating.

Spring Interment Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Wingham & District Hospital Foundation or Alzheimer Society Grey Bruce would be greatly appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Portrait and memorial online at www.tiffinfuneralhome.ca.

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Short; Joan Grace nee Bell of Feversham resting at Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton

Posted by on December 20, 2016

Joan Grace Short of Feversham, resting at Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton

Short; Joan Grace (nee Bell)

Suddenly on Monday, December 19, 2016 of Feversham in her 82nd year. Beloved wife of the late Glenn(2006). Dear sister of Robert “Bob” Bell. Loving mother of Greg(Marilyn Ruth) of Feversham, Marilyn Anne(Rae) Collins of Priceville and Sandra(David) Hatcher of Sacramento, California. Loved and remembered by Jennifer(Neil) Watson, Matthew(Meredith) Short, Danielle Short, David(Nicole) Collins, Robert(Rosie) Collins, Kelly(Joey) Badgecar and great grandmother of Benjamin, Alexandra, Grady, Grace and Savannah and one on the way. Joan is survived by brothers in-law Ivan(Terry) Short of Etobicoke and Wayne(Lorna) Short of Oakville. She will be missed by many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Joan married her love on August 27, 1955 in Toronto. They moved to Feversham and purchased Short’s Store in 1982 operating it until retirement in 1995. Joan loved supporting all of Glenn’s endeavours including the kinsmen, the Feversham Fall Fair and her quilting with friends. Her true passion was Christmas and having her family together.

The family will receive friends at Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton on Thursday, December 22 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm and Friday from 10am until the time of funeral service at 11am. Spring interment Rob Roy Cemetery. Memorial contributions to Centre Grey Health Services Foundation would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca  888-924-2810

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PETRIE, Muriel of Milverton

Posted by on December 13, 2016

Muriel Petrie – passed away peacefully at Knollcrest Lodge, Milverton on Monday December 12, 2016 at the age of 94.  Muriel was a member of the former Donegal United Church, Donegal UCW and a past president of the Donegal Women’s Institute.  She was a former 4H Leader in Perth County and a former crossing guard in Milverton.  In the late 1950’s, Muriel obtained her nurses aid certificate and proudly worked at Knollcrest Lodge.

Dear mother of Donna Patterson (Jim), Ken Petrie, Bill Petrie, Maureen Houston (Vince Bergin) and Bob Petrie.  Special grandma of Ken, David, Richard, Scott, Kyle, Jill, Amy, Jonathon, and Jennifer.  Sister of Earl Buchanan.  Fondly remembered by her 12 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents William and Alice (Thorndyke) Buchanan, daughter-in-law Deanna Petrie, sisters Marie Blackwell (Tom), Mary Park (Steve), brother Alvin Buchanan (Minnie) and sister-in-law Vera Buchanan.

In keeping with Muriel’s wishes, cremation has taken place.  A memorial service will be held at Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood on Saturday December 17, 2016 at 12:00 p.m.  Spring interment in Donegal Cemetery, Donegal.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Knollcrest Lodge or Listowel Memorial Hospital Foundation – CT Scanner would be appreciated by the family.  www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca

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Ferris; Wayne Telford, CPA of Feversham resting at Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton

Posted by on December 9, 2016

Wayne Telford Ferris, of Feversham resting at Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton

Ferris; Wayne Telford CPA

Peacefully in his sleep, Wayne passed at home on Thursday, December 8, 2016 of Feversham in his 75th year. Beloved husband of 50 years to Peggy(nee Hayes). Dear father of Drew of Flesherton, Lori(James) Cannon of Seagrave, Heidi(Jim) Dimakos of Feversham and Chris(Leanne) of Arthur. Loved and remembered by grandchildren Tef, Brad, Nate, Gabe Ferris, Marley, Carter, Ethan Cannon, Emily, Magda Dimakos, Lily and Jasmine Ferris. Dear brother of Colleen(the late Jack) Knowles of Red Bay and John(Shirley) Ferris of Creemore and brother in-law of Paul(Gail) of Singhampton and Peter(Glenda) Hayes of Maxwell. Predeceased by parents Telford and Sadie Ferris. He will be missed by many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Wayne graduated from the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants in the top 20 in Canada in 1967. He practised as a public accountant for over 40 years with the latter being his own practice in Maxwell. His passions were farming, family, community and faith. Telling stories and laughing were among his favourite pastimes but his family was his pride and joy.

The family will receive friends at the Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton on Saturday, December 10, from 7-9pm, Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9pm. Brethren of the Dundalk Masonic Lodge #449 are called to gather for Masonic service Sunday at 6:45pm. Funeral service from Gentle Shepherd Community Church, Eugenia on Monday at 11am. If desired, memorial contributions to Medical Ministry International Canada, Noah John Winston Miles Foundation or the Flesherton food bank would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca 888-924-2810

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BALLAGH, Margaret “Ruth” of Lucknow and formerly of Teeswater

Posted by on December 8, 2016

ballagh-ruth-web2Margaret “Ruth” Ballagh (née Bradburn) of Lucknow formerly of Teeswater and Culross Township, passed away at Pinecrest Manor Nursing Home, Lucknow on Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 in her 92nd year.

Beloved wife of the late Wally Ballagh who predeceased on December 6th, 2013.

Dear mother of Byron Ballagh (Maria Dunning) of Lucknow, Gary Ballagh (Janice) of R. R. #2 Teeswater and Donna Inglis (Paul) of Belmore.

Loving grandma of Heather VanderHoek (Bryce), Mark Ballagh (Courtney Bakker), Blake Scott (Aly Hummel), Devan Ballagh, Michael Ballagh, Paige Ballagh, Matthew Ballagh, Warren Inglis, Marilyn Gibson (Blair) and Cheryl Inglis (Jordan Errington). Great-grandma of Cayden, Cole and Landen VanderHoek, Taylor and Russell Gibson, Autumn Errington and Darien Ballagh.

Survived by her siblings Audrey and Jack Adair of Molesworth, Murray and Joan Bradburn and Shirley and Murray Keyes all of London.

Fondly remembered by sister-in-law Dora Alton of Brussels and several nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents, Melville and Hester (née Johnson) Bradburn, daughter-in-law Debbie Ballagh, great-grandson Wesley Gibson, in-laws Elda Norman (John) and Blake Alton and family friend Lois Ballagh.

Visitation will be held at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Friday, December 9th from 3-5 pm and 7-9 pm. Funeral service from Knox Presbyterian Church, Teeswater on Saturday, December 10th, 2016 at 11 a.m., with Reverend Owen Kim officiating.

Interment Culross-Teeswater Cemetery.

Memorial donations to Pinecrest Manor Resident’s Council or the charity of your choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Portrait and memorial on-line at www.tiffinfuneralhome.ca.

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GILBERT, Shirley (Donaldson) (née Hodgins) formerly of Teeswater

Posted by on December 5, 2016

gilbert-shirleyShirley Elizabeth Gilbert (Donaldson) (née Hodgins) of Braemar Retirement Centre, Wingham and formerly of Kitchener and Teeswater, passed away with family by her side at Wingham & District Hospital on Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 in her 85th year.

Beloved wife of the late Donald Donaldson (1972) and the late William Gilbert (2002).

Loving mother of Steven Donaldson (Mary) of Teeswater and Kendra Dubeau (Donald) of London.

Missed by her grandchildren, Sarah Dubeau (Dino Matos) of London, Curtis Donaldson (Janine), Michael Donaldson (Carley McGlynn) all of Listowel and great-grandchildren, Paige and Brandt Donaldson.

Fondly remembered by the members of the Donaldson family and several nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents Earle and Merle (née Whytock) Hodgins, infant sister Margaret and grandchildren, Scott Donaldson and Meredith Dubeau.

Visitation will be held at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Friday, December 9th, 2016 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., followed by the memorial service celebrating Shirley’s life at 11:30 a.m., with Pastor Douglas Brown officiating.

Inurnment Culross-Teeswater Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Wingham and District Hospital Foundation or Teeswater United Church would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Portrait and memorial online at www.tiffinfuneralhome.ca.

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Stark; Robert of Proton Station resting at Fawcett Funeral Home Flesherton

Posted by on December 3, 2016

memSTARK; Robert Michael

Surrounded by his loving family at Grey Bruce Health Services, Markdale on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 of Proton Station in his 75th year. Loving husband of Julia nee Handzik. Dear father of Robert, his wife Candice, Michael and his wife Amy all of London. Proud and dedicated grandfather of Julia and Gabriel. Bob will be missed by his many friends, family, and Manitoban cousins along with his beloved Honey. Bob was an avid outdoorsman enjoying the wooded area behind his home and fishing. He will always be remembered for his expertise in mycology. The Stark family would like to thank Dr. Brian Power and the incredible nursing staff at GBHS – Markdale. A private family memorial has taken place. If desired memorial contributions can be made to the Centre Grey Hospital Foundation. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca  888-924-2810

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GALLANT, J. Frederick “Fred” of Teeswater

Posted by on November 30, 2016

gallant-fredJohn Frederick “Fred” Gallant of Teeswater, passed away peacefully at home, with family by his side, on Tuesday, November 29th, 2016, in his 87th year.

Beloved husband of Rita Gallant (née Houghton) of Teeswater.

Loving father of Phil Gallant (Tishi) of Dunnville, Doug Gallant (Shirley) of Toronto, Gerry Gallant (Margaret) of Paisley, Kelly Clarke (Paul) of Ottawa and Ken Gallant of Owen Sound.

Missed by 5 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-granddaughter.

Dear brother of Hilda McLean of Toronto, Sam Gallant (Sandra) of Burlington, George Gallant of Hamilton, Melvin Gallant (Florence) of Alberta and Wayne Gallant of Nova Scotia.

Fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents, Simon and Alice (née Cook) Gallant, daughter Janet Buffett, brothers Joe Gallant (Liz), Walter Gallant (Genevieve), sisters Agnes McNeil (Andrew), Marcella McNeil (Joe), Lily Donovan (Gordon), brother-in-law Eddie McLean and sister-in-law Sharon Gallant.

The memorial service to celebrate Fred’s life will held at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. with Ann Maycock officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or Sacred Heart Church Building Fund, Teeswater would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Portrait and memorial online at www.tiffinfuneralhome.ca.

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Carter; Dorothy Anne of Owen Sound formerly of Feversham

Posted by on November 11, 2016
Dorothy Anne Carter of Owen Sound formerly of Feversham

Dorothy Anne Carter of Owen Sound formerly of Feversham

Carter; Dorothy Anne(nee Pedlar)

Peacefully at Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound on Thursday, November 10, 2016 formerly of Feversham in her 73rd year. Beloved wife of almost 40 years to Steve. Loving mother of three beautiful daughters Ruthanne(Dave) Risk, Cathy Wilson(John Pratt) and Glenna Le(Dan White). Loved and remembered by six grandchildren; Tim, Nate, Sarah, Luke, Shelby, Kaely and many nieces and nephews. Dorothy is predeceased by her parents Harvey and Annie Pedlar, grandson Bradley Wilson, sister Evelyn and brothers Jim, John and Charlie. She is survived by brother Ted Pedlar of Colborne and sisters in-law Penny and Ann. The family will receive friends at the Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton Friday, November 18 from 7:00-9:00pm. Service of celebration from the funeral home chapel on Saturday at 11:00am. Cremation has taken place, interment Maxwell Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Foundation or the charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated.  Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca

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DOBSON; John Redginald “Reg” of Kimberley, formerly of Windsor in his 82nd year

Posted by on November 9, 2016

64DOBSON; John Redginald “Reg”
At Grey Gables Nursing Home on Monday, November 7, 2016 of Kimberley, formerly of Windsor, in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of the late Gwen Eagles. Loving father of Peggy(Barry) Goodfellow of Windsor and Brad(Patricia) Hepburn-Dobson of Pickering. He will be loved and remembered by his grandchildren Jaime(Tomo) Matsuda, Sean(Meghan), Greg(Jessica), Scott, Emma and great grandchildren Anna, and Aidan. Dear brother of Janette, Patricia, Sheila and the late Lawrence, Ruby and Eunice. The family will receive friends at the Fawcett Funeral Home Flesherton on Monday, November 14, 2016 from 11am until the time of service at 12pm in the chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca 888-924-2810

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BENNINGER, Janice “Jan” of Wingham

Posted by on November 7, 2016

478_104-benninger-janJanice “Jan” Doreen Benninger (née Hayes) of Wingham, passed away suddenly at Wingham & District Hospital on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016, at the age of 68.

Beloved wife of Lloyd Benninger.

Loving mother of Angela Benninger of Wingham and Gerald Benninger (Dawn) of Blyth.

Missed by grandchildren, Michael, Charlene (Mike), Philip and Rachael and great-grandchildren, Keaton, Rylan and Aria.

Dear sister of Jim Hayes (Maureen) of Stratford and Jeffery Hayes of Wingham.

Remembered by in-laws, Yvonne Benninger of Formosa, Roseann and Len Steffler of Cargill, Linda and Lloyd Weber of Mildmay, Cathy and Ken Waechter of Walkerton and Jerry and Pauline Benninger of Formosa.

Also survived by several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents John and Beatrice (née Cowley) Hayes, brother Philip Hayes and brothers-in-law David Cassidy and Carl Benninger.

A celebration of Jan’s life will take place at the Royal Canadian Legion – Branch 180 (183 Victoria Street West), Wingham on Saturday, November 12th, 2016 from 2:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Final resting place, Wingham Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Howson Dam Repair Project would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Portrait and memorial online at www.tiffinfuneralhome.ca.

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Parker; Everett John of Don Mills formerly of Flesherton

Posted by on October 31, 2016
Everett Parker of Don Mills formerly of flesherton resting at Fawcett Funeral home, Flesherton

Everett Parker of Don Mills formerly of flesherton resting at Fawcett Funeral home, Flesherton

Parker; Everett John RCAF WWII

 

Peacefully, surrounded by his family, on October 29, 2016 at his residence in Don Mills, formerly of Flesherton, in his 96th year. Beloved husband of 61 years to Ethel(nee Grove). Loving father of Celia(Craig) Dallen of Etobicoke. Loved and remembered by his grandsons Jason and Kevin(Shannon). Everett is predeceased by all of his siblings; William Parker, Ellen Ball, Keith Parker and Grace Kelly. He will be fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Special thank you to the amazing staff at the Donway Place for their care and attention. Everett was honoured at a private family service at Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton. He is reunited in the family plots with his parents in Flesherton. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca

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Brooks; Mary Edith of Eugenia resting at Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton

Posted by on October 31, 2016
Mary Edith Brooks of Eugenia resting at Fawcett Funeral Home, flesherton

Mary Edith Brooks of Eugenia resting at Fawcett Funeral Home, flesherton

Brooks; Mary Edith

At Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound on Sunday, October 29, 2016 in her 87th year. Loving wife of Gord of Eugenia. Dear Mother of Allan, Tracy(Tracey) Slattery of Peachland, BC, and Darren(Elise) of Brooklin and the late Lynn. Loved and remembered by 6 grandchildren. Mary is survived by brother Russell(Maryann) Bruce of Scarborough and son in-law Rod Smith. The family will receive friends at Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton on Tuesday, November 2 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Mass from St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Markdale on Wednesday at 11am. Memorial contributions to the Sick Kids Foundation or the Lupus Foundation would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca  888-924-2810

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Ryan; Patricia of Badjeros in her 61st year entrust to Fawcett Funeral Home

Posted by on October 25, 2016

 

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Ryan; Patricia Veronica

After a very courageous battle Patti passed from cancer on October 15, 2016 of Badjeros in her 61st year. Beloved wife of the late Edward. Loving mother of Deon Haggett and stepmother of Brent (Monique) and Kerri Ryan. Loved and remembered by grandsons Brandon and Adam and great grandson Henry. Dear sister  of Brenda (Hector) Thatcher and Jo-Anne Berry (Jorg Wolter), the late Andrew Berry and sister in-law of Patrick (Ellen) Ryan, Catherine (Walter) Heeney, Cecilia (Brian) Adams, Myles (Barbara) Ryan, Sheila (John) Stackhouse, Jim (Sue) Ryan, Mary (Ian) Fowler. Cremation has taken place. Memorial contribution in memory of Patti to the charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca

 

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LANG, M. Karl of Teeswater

Posted by on October 9, 2016

Michael “Karl” Lang of Teeswater passed away suddenly at Wingham and District Hospital on Saturday, October 8th, 2016 in his 80th year.

Beloved husband of Lorna Lang (née Fischer).

Loving father of Gerard Lang (Lori) of Waterloo, Joanne Lang of Wingham, Stephen Lang of Waterloo and Michael Lang (Jodie) of Everett.

Sadly missed by his grandchildren who gave him great enjoyment, Ian Lang (Jayme Giesler), Anna Lang, Melissa Atkinson (Sarah Lyttle), Emily Atkinson (Frank Quatrini), Rebecca Atkinson, Zack Lang, Ryan Lang, Carli Lang, Sophia Lang, Jacob Lang and Megan Lang, he loved them dearly.

Dear brother of Shirley Anne Lang (late Harry Psutka) of Kitchener.

Fondly remembered by members of the Fischer family. Karl was very loved and admired by his numerous nieces and nephews.  He took great pleasure in the time they spent together.

Predeceased by his parents, Martin and Catherine (née Sullivan) Lang, infant daughter Valerie, brother Donald Lang and sister Adele Lang.

Karl was a dedicated truck driver for the Teeswater Creamery and GayLea for 40 years, served with the Teeswater-Culross Fire Department for 25 years and a municipal councillor for 13 years.

A casual visitation will be held at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m., with Knights of Columbus Service at 8:30, followed by Vigil Prayers at 8:45. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Teeswater on Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 at 11:00 a.m., with Reverend Father Michael Anderson as celebrant.

Interment Sacred Heart Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Sacred Heart Church Building Fund or the Teeswater-Culross Firefighters Association would be greatly appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Portrait and memorial online at www.tiffinfuneralhome.ca.

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FREER; Gerald of Petrolia

Posted by on October 7, 2016

Peacefully at Lambton Meadowview Villa, Petrolia, on Friday October 7, 2016, Gerald Melton Freer died at the age of 85.  Beloved husband to Phyllis (nee Kinart) for 63 years.  Loving father to Pauline (Doug Brooks) Freer, Dave Freer, Glen Freer, Tena (Bill) Duncan, Kandy (Brian) Hoven and the late Rae (2012) (April) Freer. Cherished grandfather to Shawn, Mike, Tim, Jason, Aimee, Ashley, Kurtis, Cherissa, Matthew, Lacey, Dakota, Larissa, Martena, Spencer and Amelia and several great grandchildren.  Loved brother to Donald, Bruce, Gary the late Orval, the late Lorna Maitland and the late Betty Vokes.  Also survived by his brother-in-law Eldon Kinart and sisters-in-law Audrey Kinart and Kay Burley.    Predeceased by his parents, Cecil and Mary Freer.  Visitors will be received by the family on Monday October 10, 2016 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Needham-Jay Funeral Home, 4059 Petrolia Line, Petrolia, where a funeral service will be held, on Tuesday October 11, 2016 at 11:00 a.m.  Interment in Hillsdale Cemetery.  As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to Heart and Stroke Foundation (www.heartandstokefoundation.on.ca).  Memories, pictures and condolences may be shared online at www.needhamjay.com.

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