WADDELL, Fred of Sarnia

WADDELL, Fredrick William James: 1929 to 2017 – The family announces with great sorrow his passing on June 13th 2017, at 87 years of age. He was the loving husband of Elizabeth (Betty) and beloved father of Douglas (Roseanne), Alan (Anna) and Richard (Arlene). He will be greatly missed by his grandchildren Andrea (Douglas Beatty), Jonathan (fiancée Kierann Santala), Charlene Gordon and her children Autumn Mangione and Calista Thibert. He is also survived by his sisters Joan Grant (late Melvin) , Diane Mulvihill (late Peter), his sisters in law Gladys Ward, Roberta Marshall (late Alfred) and his brother in law Robert Lessard (Shirley). He was predeceased by his parents Frederick and Jane Waddell and his parents in law Robert and Norma Lessard, his sisters Elizabeth (Betty) and Eileen Crisp (late Frank). He will also be missed by many nieces and nephews. In keeping with his wishes, cremation has taken place. Friends may visit with the family at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia) on Saturday, September 2, 2017 beginning at 1:00 pm until the memorial service begins at 1:30 pm. Interment will follow at Lakeview Cemetery. Memorial donations to Grace United Church, Sarnia Humane Society or War Amps would be appreciated by the family. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

“The family would like to thank the staff of the Marshall Gowland Manor Ivy Wing for the excellent care and compassion”

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Gordon Woods

Posted by on June 20, 2017

Passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie at the age of 61. Beloved husband of Pauline Cudmore-Woods. Loved father of Tara Yuill (Bill), Robyn Yuill (Andrew), Jesse Woods (Mehgan), Brandon Pullicino, Shannon Woods, Brian Woods (Nadine) and Graham Woods (Lisa) and his furr babiesMosie, Kayo and Huey. Cherished grandfather to Brooklynn, Jayden, Aliviah, Elizabeth, Ava, Kingston, Jaimeson, Kyle, Olivia and Griffin. Dear brother of Robert Woods and predeceased by Brian Woods and Diane Woods and his parents Robert and Jean Woods. Friends may call at ADAMS FUNERAL HOME 445 St. Vincent street, Barrie on Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 1:30 p.m until time of Celebration of Life in the Chapel at 3 o’clock p.m. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. Messages of condolence may be forwarded through adamsfuneralhome.ca

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JOHNSON; Betty formerly of Petrolia

Posted by on June 15, 2017

Died peacefully at Watford Quality Care on Monday, June 12, 2017.  BETTY JOHNSON (nee Mitchell), formerly of Petrolia, was in her 88th year.   Betty was the wife of the Earl Johnson (2008).  Betty will be missed by her children Hope Springer and Jim West of Wingham, Rick Johnson of Brampton, Larry and Dianne Johnson of Cornwall, Tim Johnson of Mississauga, Jamie and Aggie Johnson of Georgetown.  She was a loved grandmother to ten grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren.  She was predeceased by her son-in-law Dave Springer (2010), a granddaughter Rayanne (2001) and a great granddaughter Alexis.    Betty is the daughter of the late Andrew and Lillian Mitchell, a sister to the late Wilbert (Shirley) Mitchell (2016), Jim (the late Sonja) Mitchell, Lil Hoskins, Marie (the late Don) DeKeyser, Reta (the late Jack) McLean, Donna (the late Cliff) Oliver, and Doris (Ed) Storey.   She will also be missed by her sister-in-law Marion (Joe) Allison.   A celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 12:30 pm from the Enniskillen Community Centre, 3068 Main St., Oil City.  As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Lambton Elderly Outreach (lambtonelderlyoutreach.org).  Memories and condolences may be shared on-line at www.needhamjay.com.

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Knox; Barbara Irene of Thornbury, formerly of Duncan in her 84th year

Posted by on June 12, 2017

Irene Knox nee McDonald of Duncan

Knox; Barbara Irene (nee McDonald)

Peacefully on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at Errinrung Nursing Home in Thornbury, formerly of Duncan in her 84th year. Irene is the beloved wife of the late Lloyd Wellington Knox. Born in St. Vincent Township on April 16, 1934 to the late John and Pearl McDonald. Dear sister of Helen(Al) Dales, Alex(June) McDonald, David(Joan) McDonald and sister in-law of Muriel Hewgill. Loving aunt to numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, great-great nieces and great-great nephews. She is predeceased by sister Yvonne Wilson Walsworth(Jim Wilson and Bob Walsworth), brother Murray(Armol), sister in-law Hazel McNichol(Scottie), brother in-law Nobel Knox(Joan McBean) and Floyd Hewgill.

Irene was born in St. Vincent Township but moved to Collingwood Township as a teenage  and lived there for the rest of her life. She was a teacher for over 30 years in various schools in the township. She will always be remembered as generous in nature and devoted to her family, friends and community.

A celebration of Irene’s life will be held on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at Kolapore Calvary Church of the Nazarene at 11:00am. Cremation and interment with Lloyd at the Clarksburg Union Cemetery have taken place. In memory of Irene, memorial contributions to the Parkinson’s Society, Meaford Hospital Foundation or the charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated. Online condolences and donations at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca 888-924-2810

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Black; Thomas Murray of Durham

Posted by on June 9, 2017

Black; Thomas Murray

Murray Black of Durham passed in Owen SoundMurray, of Allan Park, passed away suddenly with Kay, Tricia and Steve by his side, at Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound on Thursday, June 8, 2017 in his 73rd year. Born in Markdale, Ontario on January 4, 1945 to the late Malcolm and Pearl Black.

Dear brother to Charles and Beatrix Black, Ann and Ralph Hollis and brother in-law to Carol Black and Kay Black. Predeceased by his sister Marie and brothers Raymond and Bill and infant daughter. Haggard will be fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. Sadly missed by son Kevin Black of Guelph, daughters  Marcie(Garth) Lowry of Sawyerville, Quebec, Deanna(Ashly) Geraghty of Yellowknife, North West Territories, and son Gary. Loving grandfather of Patrick, Kimberly, William, Alexandria, Katherine and Andrea.

Murray worked 45 years as a heavy equipment operator and continued this work right up to last week. Known as Haggard for his love and skill with the guitar, and thoroughly enjoyed singing and dancing. He took great pride in property, constantly planting trees and keeping the cedar hedges trimmed.

The family will receive friends at the Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception, 1 Highland Drive Flesherton, on Monday, June 12 from 2:00-4:00pm and 7:00-9:00pm. Mass of Christian burial from St. John’s Roman Catholic Church, Glenelg  on Tuesday at 11:00am. Interment at St. John’s Cemetery, Glenelg. In lieu of flowers, monetary donations to MusiCounts(musicounts.ca) or West Grey Commemorative Tree Program would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca 88-924-2810

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RACHER, Brian of Sarnia

RACHER, BRIAN – At Bluewater Health on Saturday, May 27, 2017, Brian Francis Racher, age 66 of Sarnia passed away with his friends by his side. He is survived by his son Cory Racher (Hilary), sisters Beverley McNeill (Murray) and Sharon Williamson (Tom) and close friend Ed Kukura. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Dr. Earl and Gladys Racher. In keeping with Brian’s wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no funeral services or visitation. Private interment of ashes will be held at Hillsdale Cemetery in Petrolia. A celebration of Brian’s life will be at a later date. Memorial donations in memory of Brian made to St. Joseph’s Hospice would be appreciated. Arrangements have been entrusted to the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre. Messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

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LUNDY; Ayla Kadance on May 24, 2017 in Creemore. Arrangements entrust to Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception Flesherton

Posted by on May 25, 2017

LUNDY; Ayla Kadance

Suddenly at home on May 24, 2017 of Creemore in her 13th year. Adored by her parents Jessica Stephenson(Jason Ferguson) and Dale(Leia) Lundy of Creemore. Loving sister to Stephanie, Cole and Nick Lundy, Luke, Troy and Kloe Ferguson. Much loved by proud grandparents Wendy(Martin) Wickens, Glen(Sheila) Lundy, Eldon(Shirley) Ferguson. Spirited niece of Lindsay(Dustin) McIntyre, Lisa(Jeff) Bullock, Katie Stephenson, Matthew Wickens, Tiffany McFaul, Andrew Taylor, Donny(Rachelle)Lundy and Darryl(Jen) Lundy. Ayla will be deeply missed by cousins Drew and Evan McIntyre, Brayden, Blake and Kortney Bullock, Mya Madill, Haley and Jack, Samantha, and Matthew Lundy.
Ayla loved her 4-H club and had great pride in showing her sheep. Beyond her passion for agriculture she loved sports, spending many hours playing hockey and baseball as well as biking and swimming; a happy, friendly young lady who loved to dance, listen to music and was a great friend to many.
Visitation will be held at Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton on Sunday, May 28, 2017 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm. Funeral service from the Osprey Hall (494196 Grey Road 2, Feversham) on Monday at 11am. Reception to follow. Memorial contributions to the South East Grey 4H Club would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca 888-924-2810

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LABINE: Theodore Joseph Bryan of Surrey

Posted by on April 26, 2017

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On Tuesday April 11, 2017 Bryan lost a long battle despite all efforts by the medical staff at Surrey Memorial Hospital. Born March 30, 1948 in Fort Coulonge, QC and spending the latter part of life in the West Coast. Joining his Mother Joan and Sister Brenda in Heaven. Sadly missed by all family and friends.

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HABART: Patricia Louise, of London

Posted by on April 18, 2017

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Peacefully, with her family by her side, our dear daughter, sister and aunt, Patricia (Pat) Louise Habart of London passed away on April 18, 2017, just shy of her 73rd birthday.  Predeceased by her father Horace Habart (2003).  Dearly loved and sadly missed by her mother, Lillian Habart (nee Vernon) of London, sister Susan Peacock (Jim Price) of Rodney, nephews Barry Peacock, Jamie (Joanne) Peacock all of London, and Ryan (Elsa) Peacock of Dutton.  Special Aunt to Addy, Ben, Blake and Cate.  Pat was a kind and giving soul who dedicated most of her life to the care and well-being of her Mom and Dad.

Cremation has taken place.  A Memorial Service will be held at the Breckenridge Ashcroft Funeral Home, Owen Sound, at a later date and will be announced.  Private interment Greenwood Cemetery, Owen Sound.  If desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.  We would like to extend our sincerest thank you to the LHSC, CCAC and Dr. Kirk Hamilton for all their care and compassion during the past two months.  Arrangements entrusted to DENNING’S OF RODNEY (519 785-0810).

“Our Angel has been called home“

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VOISIN, Betty E. (Blackwell) formerly of Teeswater and Formosa

Posted by on April 16, 2017

Betty Elma Voisin (née Blackwell) formerly of Teeswater and Formosa, passed away at Brucelea Haven, Walkerton on Thursday, April 13th, 2017 in her 86th year.

Beloved wife of the late Magnus “Mac” Voisin who predeceased her on February 28th, 2015.

Dear mother of John Voisin (Susan) of Formosa, Mary Lou Montgomery (Dave) of Teeswater, Garry Voisin (Kathy) of Barrie, Calvin Voisin (Betty) of Hanover, Steven Voisin (Vicki) of Teeswater, Richard Voisin (Cathy) of Walkerton and Bradley Voisin (Stephanie) of Ottawa.

Sadly missed by 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren.

Fondly remembered by her sister Bev MacDonald (Hugh) of Teeswater, sister-in-law Millie Blackwell of Ilderton and several nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents, Earl and Mary (née Nesbitt) Blackwell, brothers Harry Blackwell (Jean), Jack Blackwell, Ben Blackwell (in infancy), sister Eileen Dunlop (Cam), grandson Shawn Voisin and in-laws Alma Aiken (Joseph), Sybila Ruetz (Tony Hoffarth, Seraphine Ruetz), Harold “Pepper” Voisin (Marie) and Rosemary “Toots” McLean (Hector).

Visitation will be held at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Monday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., with C.W.L. service at 2 p.m. and vigil prayers at 8:45 p.m.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, Formosa on Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m., with Father Michael Anderson as celebrant.

Interment Immaculate Conception Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Portrait and memorial online at www.tiffinfuneralhome.ca.

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HAHN, Ella Ione (Seabrook) of Lindsay formerly of Grand Bend, Toronto and Owen Sound, age 96

Posted by on April 13, 2017

HAHN:  Peacefully, at Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, Ontario, Ella Ione (Peggy) Hahn, in her 97th year, on Wednesday April 5, 2017.  Predeceased by her parents, Ellsworth and Mae Seabrook; her husband, Jim Hahn, and their children Paul Hahn and Lynne Hahn; and her siblings, Bill Seabrook, Jack Seabrook, Maxine Pringle, Laferne Seabrook and Archie Seabrook. Survived by her sister, Lois Challinor; her grandson, Mark Hahn; her great-grand-daughter, Madeline Hahn; and her many nieces and nephews, including Ken Hahn; Susan and Clay Seabrook; Cathy, Debbie, John, Mark and Diana Seabrook and Vanda Rawikainen; David and Charles Pringle; Beth, Bill and Robert Seabrook; and John II, Geoffrey and Mark Challinor.  A Hahn family funeral service is scheduled to take place on Saturday June 17, 2017, at  10:30 a.m. at St. Thomas Anglican Church, 1331 4th Avenue West, Owen Sound, Ontario. The Rev. Graham Bland Officiating. Interment will take place following the service at the Hahn family plot at Greenwood Cemetery, 190 1 Street SW, Owen Sound, Ontario. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Peg Hahn’s name to Ross Memorial Hospital Foundation, 10 Angeline Street North, Lindsay, Ontario K9V 4M8.  Arrangements entrusted to T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood. Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

 

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WITHERSPOON, Ruth Julene (Schade) of Grand Bend, age 78

Posted by on April 13, 2017

WITHERSPOON:  Unexpectedly, but peacefully, at her residence, on April 7, 2017, Ruth Julene (Schade) Witherspoon, of Grand Bend, age 78.  Beloved wife of the late Carl Lewis Witherspoon (1990).  Loved mother of Randy Witherspoon and Marlyn Wein of Minto, Teri Lynn Witherspoon and the late Blair Tisdale of London, Tami Lee and Brad Daters of Lucan, Todd Witherspoon of Grand Bend.  Cherished grandma of Aaron and Kaley Daters and the late David Daters (2001).  Dear sister and sister-in-law of Jack and Nile Schade, Bob Park and Anne Schade.  Predeceased by her parents Erwin and Greta (Horner) Schade, sister Carol Park and brother Bill Schade.  Ruth was born in Dashwood, raised her family on a farm near Crediton and retired to Grand Bend.  Resting at the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood on Monday, April 10, 2017 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m., where the Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 11 a.m.  Interment St. James Cemetery, Clandeboye.  If desired, memorial donations (payable by cheque) to Children’s Hospital of Southwestern Ontario in memory of her Grandson David or a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.  Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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VOISIN, Harold I., of Teeswater

Posted by on April 6, 2017

Harold Irvin Voisin of Teeswater, passed away with family by his side, at Wingham & District Hospital, on Monday, April 3rd, 2017, in his 69th year.

Beloved husband of Joan Voisin (Campbell) (née Radcliffe) of Teeswater.

Missed by his siblings Shirley Hehn (Jim) of St. Clements, Ruby Kee (Ken) of Oshawa, Liz MacKeand (Verdun Huber) of Walkerton, Joan Hodgins (Wayne) of Walkerton, Harvey Voisin (Ann) of Walkerton, Lynda Hodgins (Brian) of Calgary, Audrey Beninger (Clarence) of Teeswater and Donna Zettler (Rick) of Teeswater.

Fondly remembered by Joan’s son Chris Fournier (Lisa) of Burlington and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Predeceased by his parents, August and Helen (Strauss) Voisin, brother Roy Voisin, brother-in-law Don MacKeand and nephew Brad MacKeand.

A private family service to celebrate Harold’s life will be held at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater.

Final resting place Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Formosa.

Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Portrait and memorial online at www.tiffinfuneralhome.ca.

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MEYER, Robert John “Bob” formerly of Teeswater

Posted by on March 27, 2017

Robert John “Bob” Meyer formerly of Teeswater at Brucelea Haven, Walkerton, surrounded by family, on Sunday, March 26th, 2017, at the age of 84.

Beloved husband of Joan Meyer (née Kuntz) of Teeswater.

Dear father of Judy Gowland (Jim) of Culross Township, Nancy Walters (Mark) of Strathroy, Larry Meyer (Michelle) of Teeswater and Tim Meyer (Deb) of Culross Township.

Sadly missed by his grandchildren, Jamie Gowland (Marcie), Jake Gowland (Alley), Andrea Cordes (Josh), Tiara Gowland (Mark), Holly Hanna (Matt), Shannon Schiestel (Rob), Tori Walters (Steve), Jordine Meyer (Andrew), Nash and Tanner Meyer and Craig and Alli Meyer and 5 great-grandchildren, Becksen, Cameron, Dawson, Leo and Natalie.

Fondly remembered by siblings, Jim Meyer (Anna) of Toronto, Louise Ormond of Hamilton and brother-in-law Ed Klick of Burlington.

Also survived by members of the Kuntz family and many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents, Lawrence and Antionette (née Schefter) Meyer, sister Helen Klick and brother-in-law Jack Ormond.

Visitation will be held at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., with Knights of Columbus Service at 8:45 p.m. followed by Vigil Prayers at 9:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial Mass will be celebrated from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Teeswater on Friday, March 31st, 2017 at 11:00 a.m., with Reverend Father Michael Anderson as celebrant.

Spring interment Sacred Heart Cemetery.

Memorial donations to Sacred Heart Church Building Fund, Wingham & District Hospital Foundation or Teeswater Culross Firefighters’ Association (cheques payable to the Municipality of South Bruce) would be appreciated by family as expressions of sympathy.

Portrait and memorial online at www.tiffinfuneralhome.ca.

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SCHNEIDER, Trevor of Mildmay

Posted by on March 27, 2017

Trevor Schneider of Mildmay, passed away with family by his side, at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Walkerton on Saturday, March 25th, 2017 at the age of 47.

Beloved husband and best friend of Jennifer Schneider (née Haelzle).

Loving father of Derek and Amber Schneider.

Cherished son of Gary and Carol Schneider.

Missed by his siblings, Tracy Williams (John), Marcia McGilveary (Steve) and Colin Schneider (Carolyn).

Fondly remembered by his father and mother-in law Bob and Judy Haelzle, sisters-in-law Sherry Weiler (Al), Brenda Haelzle, brother-in-law Rob Haelzle and grandmother-in-law Anna Schiestel.

Dear uncle of Cody, Taylor, Chloe, Madeline, Kyla, Dustyn, Karina, Jevan, Karlee, Paige and Perle

Sharing in this loss are Trevor’s many aunts, uncles, cousins, neighbours, friends and fellow firefighters.

Predeceased by his grandparents, Harvey and Audrey Dahms and Bill and Reba Schneider.

Trevor was a proud member of the Mildmay Carrick Firefighters for 25 years.

Visitation will take place at the Mildmay Carrick Recreation Complex on Wednesday from 1:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. The funeral service to celebrate Trevor’s life will be conducted from the Mildmay Carrick Recreation Complex on Thursday, March 30th, 2017 at 1:00 p.m., with Pastors Ed Bastian and Elina Salonen officiating.

Reception to follow.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Brain Tumor Foundation of Canada or the Mildmay Carrick Firefighters’ Association (cheques payable to the Municipality of South Bruce) would be appreciated by the family.

Portrait and memorial online at www.tiffinfuneralhome.ca.

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Bassitta; Peter of Proton Station formerly of Germany resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception

Posted by on March 25, 2017
Peter Hans Heinz Bassitta

Peter Bassitta of Proton Station resting at Fawcett Funeral Home Flesherton

Bassitta, Peter Hans Heinz
Peter Bassitta passed away peacefully in his home with his entire family by his side on Friday March 24th, 2017, just 5 days before his 89th birthday.
He will always be remembered by the love of his life, Leonore, who were together for 53 years, his 3 girls and their families, |Barbara and Mike Minnick and daughters,|Carolyn and Natalie, Susanne and Del Wilmot and their children, Jenna and Graham, and Nicola and Scott Osborne and their children, Peter and Erin, and nephew Juergen Trotz.
He was a WW II vet and immigrated to Canada in 1956 and began his new life in Toronto. He soon married Leonore in 1965 and together had 3 girls in the years following. They purchased their dream farm in Proton Station in 1975 and over the years made it the centre of all of the family, and where he remained until his final days. He always said he was the richest man on earth, all he needed was his family by his side, good food, good beer and a wonderful home to enjoy them all in.
The family would like to thank Dr. Winfield for his kindness and caring over the years, the Waterloo Wellington CCAC and all the wonderful nurses, |PSW’s and all the kind caring people that helped so much when he needed it the most. Surrounded by the love of his family, he was able to make his final journey with comfort and dignity.

If desired donations to Wellington Hospice in Mount Forest would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations, condolences and detials about Peter’s life are available at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca

Arrangements are entrusted to Fawcett Funeral Cremation Recpetion, 1 Highland Drive, Box 130 Flesherton, ON N0C 1E0 888-924-2810 info@fawcettfuneralhome.ca 

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BINGEMAN MOULE: Ruth (nee Shipp), of St. Thomas, Ontario.

Posted by on March 24, 2017

BINGEMAN MOULE, Ruth (nee Shipp), of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully at her residence, the Valleyview Home on Friday, March 24, 2017, in her 93rd year.  Beloved wife of the late John S. “Jack” Bingeman (1967) and the late Howard Moule (2002).  Dearly loved mother of Janice Bingeman Brown (Dr. Alan G. Brown) of Southport, NC.  Cherished grandmother of Christopher Brown (Ruth Steele) of Concord, CA, Colin Brown of Wilmington, NC, and Heather Hill (Michael) of Sterling, VA.  She was proud of her great grandchildren, Connar, Jenna and Nathan Brown of Concord, CA.  Dear sister of the late Jean Cookson.  Special aunt of Kelly Cookson (Barb) of Port Stanley, and Harry Cookson (Marg) of St. Thomas, as well as several other nieces and nephews.  Also fondly remembered by Kathy Weldon, her sons, Tyler, Kevin, and Jeremy Moule, and their families, and by dear friend, Millie Wolfe.  Born in St. Thomas, July 7, 1924, she was the daughter of the late H.A. “Harry” and Rosetta (nee West) Shipp.  Ruth formerly worked as a dental assistant for Dr. Daniel R. Nolan.  She was a member of New Vision Community Church, United Church of Canada.  While Ruth was a member of Grace United Church, St. Thomas, she taught Sunday school for many years and was a member of the Rainbow Unit.  She was a life member of the Order of the Eastern Star, being a member of Golden Acres Chapter #305, Shedden, and a former member of Central Star Chapter #57, St. Thomas. The funeral service will be held at the SIFTON FUNERAL HOME, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) on Tuesday, March 28th at 11:00 a.m., followed by interment in Elmdale Memorial Park.  Public visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.  Memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Canadian Cancer Society will be gratefully acknowledged.

Email messages of condolence may be sent to siftonfuneralhome@sympatico.ca

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WEISHAR, Ralph – formerly of Teeswater

Posted by on March 23, 2017

Ralph Peter Weishar of Brucelea Haven, Walkerton, formerly of Teeswater and Culross Township, passed away with family by his side on Tuesday, March 21st, 2017, two days short of his 97th birthday.

Born in Carrick Township on March 23rd, 1920 to the late Andrew and Margaret (née Schumacher) Weishar.

Predeceased by his beloved wife Rose (née Reinhart) in 1989.

Father and father-in-law of Reg (deceased 1996) (Donna) of Teeswater, Andrew (Doris) of Gowanstown, Ted of Teeswater, Mary Lou Kretz of Listowel, Allan (MaryAnn) of Barrie, Anita Stothers (Ron) of Ayr, Ralph (deceased 2007) (Karen) of Stratford, Frank (Marlene) of Mildmay, Joe (Brenda) of Listowel, Merv (Brigitte) of Chatham, Dan (Liz) of Wroxeter, Jeanette (Paul) Wilke of Harrisburg Pennsylvania, Paul (Joanne) of Listowel, Karen Ruetz (Ed) of Hanover , Dave (Gail) of Teeswater, Gary (Joanne) of Bluevale, Steve of Durham, Ray (Cheryl) of Kitchener, and Darrel (Jan) of Teeswater.

Survived by 50 grandchildren, 60 great-grandchildren, 7 great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by two grandsons, Kenny Weishar and Dean Weishar, son–in-law Conrad Kretz, great-grandson Tyler Dietz, brother Ray Weishar and sister Mary Beninger (Frank).

Visitation will be held at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., with Vigil Prayers at 8:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Teeswater on Saturday, March 25th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m., with Reverend Father Michael Anderson as celebrant.

Spring interment Sacred Heart Cemetery.

PLEASE NO FLOWERS – as expressions of sympathy the family would like donations to these agencies who service the less fortunate in Grey and Bruce Counties.

Owen Sound and Area Family YMCA Strong Kids Campaign – Housing Support Program, or Food Banks in Walkerton or Wingham.

Portrait and memorial online at www.tiffinfuneralhome.ca.

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Hanley; Ricki Viola of Berkeley

Posted by on March 17, 2017

Ricki Hanley resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception-

Hanley; Ricki Viola(nee Carson)

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Ricki on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Trillium Mississauga Hospital of Berkeley in her 65th year. Loved and cherished by her partner Stephen Moffatt. Loving mother of Rob(Colleen Pabst) of Wasaga Beach and Ron of Feversham, fondly remembered by Derek Moffatt(Jenna Mills) and Jeremy(Brooke) Moffatt of Stratford. Beloved grandma of Darian, Mitchell, Brett, Noah, Hannah, Shyanne, Brianna, Kaleb, Boden, Benjamin and Charlotte. Dear friend and sister of Nancy(Ted) Hopkins of Irish Lake, Jack(Vicki) Carson of Priceville, Christina Hooper of Hanover and Cindy(Brent) Hopkins of Durham. Daughter of the late Richard & Mabel Carson. She will be missed by Ruby and the late Ben Hanley, many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Ricki loved her sports, being a big Toronto fan; Blue Jays and the Maple Leafs, NASCAR and in her younger days an avid baseball player for the womens league in Durham. She thoroughly enjoyed crime scene investigation shows and Antique Road Show.

The family will receive friends at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception, Flesherton on Monday, March 20 from 1:00pm until the time of service at 2:00pm. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be gratefully appreciated. Online condolences and donations at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca 888-924-2810

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MILLS: Mrs. Phyllis (nee Grantham), of St. Thomas, Ontario

Posted by on March 17, 2017

MILLS, Mrs. Phyllis (nee Grantham), a lifelong resident of St. Thomas, passed away at her residence, Caressant Care on Bonnie Place, St. Thomas on Thursday, March 16, 2017.  Beloved wife of the late Howard S. Mills (2014). Mother of the late Brian Mills (2015) (Heather of Williamsford), and the late Warren Mills (2010) (Cheryl of St. Thomas).  Phyllis was the sister of Ken Grantham (Bonnie) of St. Thomas, the late Vince Grantham (late Evelyn) and the late Eric Grantham (late Pam).  Also survived by several nieces and nephews.  Born in St. Thomas, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and May (nee Bassett) Grantham.  In keeping with her wishes, cremation has taken place and her cremated remains will be interred privately in South Park Cemetery.  There will be no public visitation or service.  If so desired, memorial donations to the charity of one’s choice will be appreciated.  Arrangements entrusted to the SIFTON FUNERAL HOME, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160). 

Email messages of condolence may be sent to siftonfuneralhome@sympatico.ca

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GRAHAM; Thelma of Kimberley, ON in her 95th year entrusted to Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception Flesherton

Posted by on March 14, 2017

 

GRAHAM, THELMA

Remembering her life with joy, we sadly announce the death of our mother, Thelma, on March 13, 2017, at Grey Gables, Markdale, in her 95th year. Thelma was the beloved and loving wife of the late John C. (Jack) Graham. She leaves wonderful memories with her children, Bob of Kimberley, Brenda and Murray of Vandeleur, Allan and Marian of Chatsworth, and Norma and Chris of Mildmay. She is remembered with love by her grandsons Alex and Ian Graham-Heggie and their father, Stuart Heggie. Thelma is survived by two sisters, Eleanor Gileo and Joan Johnston, and her brother, Mervyn Ellis. She will be remembered fondly by her Kimberley friends and neighbours.
Cremation has taken place. Private family arrangements entrusted to Fawcett Funeral Home in Flesherton. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

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MEDD; Goldie of Wyoming

Posted by on March 13, 2017

Peacefully on Friday March 10, 2017 at Windsor Regional Hospital – Oulette, Goldie Hughbert Medd passed away at the age of 88.  Beloved husband to Ella May for 67 years.  Loving father to Paul (Dorothy) Medd and the late Murray Medd (1980).  Loving grandpa “GG” to Jenny Taylor and her children Dana and Desiree, Annette (Kristan Spaulding) Medd, Loretta (Dave Kraan) Medd and their children Joey and Owen Charette, Jeff Medd and his children Jayson Crossette and Christopher Free, Terri (Mark Handy) Wilshire and their children Bradley and Felicia Myllyoja and Tammy (Steven) Wilshire-Weber and their children Kaila, Kelvin and Kris Trepanier.  Proud great-great grandfather to Taven and Hunter Foslett.  Goldie was a farmer and a carpenter his entire life, helping his family from the time he was 12 years old.  Goldie loved his family and his Wyoming community and will be dearly missed by all those who knew him.  Visitors will be received by the family on Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, 4059 Petrolia Line, Petrolia ON where a funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 11:00pm.  As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Royal Canadian LegionBr. 388, Wyoming.  Memories and condolences may be shared online at www.needhamjay.com

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SEWERS, Muriel (née Keith) of St. Marys formerly of Barrie

Posted by on March 11, 2017

Muriel Jeanette Sewers (née Keith) of St. Marys and formerly of Barrie passed away peacefully at her home with family by her side on Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 in her 82nd year.

Beloved wife of Mac Sewers of St. Marys.

Loving mother of Marlene Vanesse (Gerald) of Thamesville, Madelyn Moore (Robert) of Green Cove Springs, Florida, Golda Wilson (Richard) of St. Marys and Joyce Roberts (Scott) of Orange Park, Florida.

Sadly missed by 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Survived by her brother, David Keith (Ellen) of Belmore, brother-in-law Austin Loree of Lucknow and sisters-in-law Margaret Keith of Goderich and Eleanor Keith of Markham.

Fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents Duncan and Mary (née Stobo) Keith, brothers Evan Keith, Mac Keith (Fern) and Bob Keith, sisters Marion Reid (John), Irene McAllister (Neil) and Mildred Loree.

Visitation will be held at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Sunday from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., where the funeral service to celebrate Muriel’s life will be held on Monday, March 13th, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. with Cathy Sewers officiating.

Spring interment Culross-Teeswater Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the St. Marys Memorial Hospital Foundation or St. Marys United Church would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Portrait and memorial online at www.tiffinfuneralhome.ca.

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Cartwright; Otis Thomas “Tom” of Markdale formerly of Oakville

Posted by on March 4, 2017

Tom Cartwright of Markdale formerly of Oakville, resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Recpetion

Cartwright; Otis Thomas WWII RCAF
At his home, Grey Gables Nursing home, with his daughter by his side, Tom passed away peacefully in his sleep on Friday, March 3, 2017 of Markdale, formerly of Oakville, in his 92nd year. Beloved husband of the late Audrey(2007). Loving father of Karen(Fred) Robinson, David, Larry(Eleanor), Virginia, Alan, Edy(Larry Booth), Chuck(Lesley), Billy(Roseanne) and the late David. Loved and remembered by many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Tom was predeceased by one grandson and one great grandson.
Tom was stationed in many locations including; Morocco, Germany and Borden, ON among other. He lived for his children, his jeopardy and crosswords. Tom always enjoyed a good laugh, being quite the jokester.
The family will receive friends at the Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception, Flesherton on Saturday, March 11 from 1:00pm until the time of service at 2:00pm. Comrades of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 333 are called to gather for service at 12:45pm. Cremation has taken place. Interment at Trafalgar Lawn Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Alzheimer Society or Grey Gables Activity Fund would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca 888-924-2810

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Filosa; Giuseppe “Joe” of Proton Station

Posted by on February 27, 2017

Joe Filosa of Proton Station resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception Ltd.

Filosa; Giuseppe

Suddenly, after a morning spent with his love, Joe passed away at his residence in Proton Station on Sunday, February 26, 2017 in his 88th year. Beloved husband of Angela(nee Ungaro) for over 60 years. Loving father of Lina(John) Savio, Lisa(Frank) Giglio and the late Joe(Feb. 28, 2016). He was the cherished grandfather of Anthony, Stephanie, Kristine Savio, Fabiano and Analisa Giglio and great grandfather to Nickolas. The family will receive friends at the Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception in Flesherton on Wednesday, March 1 from 12noon until the time of Catholic service at 2pm. In lieu of flowers donations to Bethel Hospice(15835 McLaughlin Rd, Inglewood, ON L7C 1H4) would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca  888-924-2810

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