HASTINGS, Wallace Herbert of Point Edward

Posted by on October 31, 2014

Hastings-ObituaryPeacefully at home on Thursday, October 30, 2014, WALLACE HERBERT HASTINGS, age 80 of Point Edward, beloved husband of the late Olive Daisy (Hancock) Hastings (2011). Dear father of Sandra Prideaux (Chris), Sharon Edgar (Paul) and Lynda Gidge (Sheldon). Step – father of Janet Galizia (Mario), Jim Gudrie (Liz), Joanne Allen (Keith), Diane Slack (Brian), Darlene Butts (Ron) and Jennifer Benjamin (Dave). Cherished grandfather of 23 grandchildren  and 9 great grandchildren. Predeceased by step – daughter Debbie Pugh and granddaughter Lisa Pugh. Born in Sarnia, Wallace was a life – long resident of Sarnia and Point Edward and  a member of St. Paul’s United Church, retired member of the Pt. Edward Volunteer Fire Department and retired from Imperial Oil Limited in 1991 with 37 years of service.  Funeral service will be held from St. Paul’s United Church (360 Devine Street) on  Monday, November 3, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Cremation will follow. Visitation will take place at the D.J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION CENTRE on Sunday, November 2, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation or St. Paul’s United Church.

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MacLean, Kelly (Mac)

Posted by on October 30, 2014

WEB_MacLean_Kelly Passed away peacefully in the loving arms of her family and loved ones on October 29, 2014 at the age of 44. Precious daughter to Tom and Joann MacLean. Loving best friend to Theresa Hanna. Adored sister to Ed MacLean, Pat and Bob Bruner. Special aunt to Ashley and Miriam, Ryan and Evan. Beloved friend to Mary and Paul Cudini, Garth Kelly, and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Adored by the entire Hanna family. If you so desire memorial donations to the Diabetes Wellness Centre or the Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation. Cremation has taken place.  Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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SHAND; George, formerly of Wallaceburg

Posted by on October 30, 2014

Shand; GeorgePeacefully at Trillium Villa Nursing Home, Sarnia, GEORGE ROBERT ALEXANDER SHAND, formerly of Wallaceburg, passed away on Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 at the age of 86. Loving husband of the late Donna Shand (nee Beveridge). Beloved father of Grace Scott (the late Gary Watson), George (Ann) Shand, the late Marilyn Shand (Menno Harder), and Juli Shand (Brian Locking). Doting grandfather to Shannan (Katie) Scott, Lisa (Robbie) Rubin, Chris Shand, Kyle (Courtney) Shand, and Cameron Shand. Great grandfather to Alexandria, Bryson, and Drake. Survived by his sister Florence (Bill) Kenolty. Predeceased by his parents Violet and William Shand, his sisters, Violet MacDonald, Kathleen McIntyre, and Grace Shand, and brothers, Bill Shand, Leonard Shand, and Joe Shand. Over the years, George and Donna fostered many children within their home. George was a past exalted ruler of the Sarnia Elks, and had a keen interest in woodworking. Family and friends will be received on Monday, November 3rd, 2014 at NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, 4059 Petrolia Line, Petrolia, from 11:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. with the funeral service following the visitation starting at 1:00 p.m. Interment in Wyoming Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Diabetes Association (www.diabetes.ca). Memories, pictures, and condolences may be shared online at www.needhamjay.com.

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NEAL: Donald Walter of Sarnia

Posted by on October 30, 2014

Peacefully at his residence on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, Donald Walter Neal, age 62, of Sarnia. Dear brother of Robert C. Neal and his wife Trudy and Judy Poirier and her husband Sid.  Uncle Don to Krista, Ryan, Damien, Brett, Andrea and great-uncle to Jacob, Ty, Chloe and Bella.  Predeceased by his parents Charles and Margaret Neal.  Cremation has taken place and a graveside service will be held at Lakeview Cemetery on Tuesday, November 4th at 11:00am.  Sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to the Lambton Lung Association.  A special “thank you” to Dr. Crombeen, the nurses from Palliative Care and nurse Valerie for all their care and compassion. Arrangements entrusted to the D.J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 102 N. Victoria Street, Sarnia, ON.   Messages of condolence may be sent to the family through www.djrobb.on.ca  

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BOYD; Gerald, of Petrolia

Posted by on October 29, 2014

BoydGeraldPassed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at Woodstock General Hospital. GERALD E. BOYD was from Petrolia. Gerry will be missed by his dear friend Norma Piggott, his children Judy (Scott) Oakley of Dearborn, Michigan, Wayne (Monica) Sandiland of Albany, New York, Ann (Ed Rey) Tuplin, Lynn (Judy Powell) Piggott, and Jim (Shrie) Piggott, and his grandchildren Steven Sandiland, Michael Sandiland, Kurtis Barker (Josie Zussino), the late Jamilyn Piggott (2000), Kaitlyn Piggott, and Rae Piggott. He will be missed by his sister Rita (Bill) Newman of Livonia, Michigan. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. from the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia. Visitors will be received prior to the service from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. Interment to follow in Hillsdale Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario (www.heartandstroke.on.ca) or the Canadian Diabetes Association (www.diabetes.ca). Memories and condolences may be shared on-line at www.needhamjay.com.

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WOODFINDEN: Mrs. Dorothy May of Watford, Ontario

Posted by on October 29, 2014

Passed away at Watford Quality Care on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at the age of 94 years.  Beloved wife of the late Benny.  Dear mother of Anne Fenton (John), Marie Hudgell (David), John Woodfinden (Laurie), Alan Woodfinden (Darlene), and Andrew Woodfinden (Allison).  Dorothy will also be remembered by her 12 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great grandchildren.  Also survived by her sister Beryl Moxham.  Predeceased by her two brothers and a sister.

Grandma Woody will sadly missed by us all.

Friends may call at the WATFORD CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 232 Warwick Street, Watford, on Saturday, November 1, 2014, from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm.  A Memorial Service will follow in the chapel at 3:00 pm.  For those who wish, in memoriam donations to Camp Trillium would be appreciated by the family.   Online condolences may be left at www.denningfuneralhome.com

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ESTENSEN: Josephine of Sarnia

Posted by on October 29, 2014

ESTENSEN, Josephine (nee Warnica-Cook) – Age 85 of Sarnia, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at Bluewater Health, Sarnia. Beloved wife of the late Arthur Cyril Estensen for 50 years. Loving mother of James Cantley (Gina) Smith, Elizabeth Anne (late Lawrence) Gordon, Ray Gordon (Gloria) Smith, Robert Arthur (Annette) Estensen, Albert Ernest (Andrea) Estensen, Sigfred David (Dawn) Estensen. Cherished by 16 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-granchildren. Survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by her parents, 6 brothers and 2 sisters. Following Josephine’s wishes there will be no public visitation or funeral service. A private family service has taken place to celebrate her life. Josephine’s ashes will be placed with her husband Arthur in the Beachwood Military Cemetery, Ottawa at a later date. Josephine was a long time member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 62 Ladies Auxiliary, Sarnia. A special thank you to the nurses and staff of the Acute Stroke Unit 4th floor Bluewater Health, Sarnia from the Estensen and Smith families. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Canadian Cancer Society, Alzheimer Society or the Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Fund. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Arrangements entrusted to STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden 519-864-1193.

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Erlewein: Helmut Jakob of Sarnia

Posted by on October 28, 2014

Helmut Jakob Erlewein August 7, 1928 – October 26, 2014

Helmut was a respected teacher and hair stylist for his entire life living in Germany, New York, Caracas and Toronto. Everywhere he went he was loved and respected. Although he was his loving wife Barbara Erlewein’s successor, she remained forever in his heart. Lovingly remembered by his children Sheilagh and Claude with his spouse Sherry. His grandchildren Dwayne, Shannalee, Jakob, April and Sarah. His great grandchildren Jaxon, Alexander, Gabriel, Chloe, Skylynne and Sadie. Helmut’s bright blue eyes will be forever missed but we thank him for enriching our lives with his charm and charisma. As to his wishes cremation has taken place and the family will have a private gathering. In Lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be expressed through donations to MS society of Canada.

Arrangements entrusted to the D.J. Robb Funeral Home and Cremation Center Ltd.

 

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McDONALD, Katheryn Ann of Sarnia

Posted by on October 27, 2014

McDonald-webMcDONALD, KATHERYN ANN – At Bluewater Health on Sunday, October 26, 2014, KATHERYN ANN (O’RAE) McDONALD, age 67 of Sarnia passed away with her family at her side. She was the dear wife of Roderick (Rod) McDonald and loving mother of Kimberley (Kim) Ann Paret and her husband Steve, grandmother of Kaitlin (Jason), Travis and Mackie, great-grandmother of Jace and Tyler, sister of Chuck O’Rae (Sonya), Mary Ellen L’Heureux (Bob), John O’Rae (Marcia) and Peggy Cole, daughter in law of Gladys McDonald, sister in law of Dennis McDonald (Janice), Moe Stuckey and David Stuckey. Several nieces and nephews also survive. She was predeceased by her parents Harold and Cecilia O’Rae and her father in law J. D. McDonald. Kathie had retired from teaching after 34 years of service with the Catholic School Board and was a member of Sacred Heart Parish of Sarnia. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church (1465 Lecaron Ave.) on Thursday, October 30th at 10:00 am. Interment will follow at Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery. Friends and family may visit at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 102 N. Victoria Street, Sarnia, on Wednesday between the hours of 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 pm. In Lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy expressed through donations to the MS Society would be appreciated by the family. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

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WOLF; Rudy of Lambton Shores

Posted by on October 23, 2014

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PICPeacefully passed on October 22, 2014 at the age of 63. Beloved husband of Sue Wolf (nee Wheeler) for 38 loving years. Proud father of Matthew and Michael Wolf. Predeceased by his father Rudy Wolf, mother Theresia Coulson and step father Nick Kekich. Survived by his siblings Alphie (Janet) Wolf, Suzy (Mike) Kroetsch, Maria (Steve) Dunlop, Diane (Peter) Kekich, and sister-in-law Diana Gibson. Predeceased by his father-in-law and mother-in-law Doug and Joan Wheeler. Predeceased by his sister-in-law Mary Campbell and brother-in-law Doug Wheeler. Cherished Uncle to Jennifer (Chris) Gaspar, Jason (Phylicia) Wolf, Dan (Maria) Kroetsch, Ryan (Amber) Kroetsch, Kyle Dunlop, Evan Dunlop, Jason Gibson, Lisa (Tayfun) Atasoy, Charles Campbell, and Victoria Campbell. Rudy will be remembered by many great nieces and nephews, extended family and friends. Rudy worked for the Toronto Police Force for 32 dedicated years. He has been enjoying retirement for the past 9 years at Glendale Beach. Rudy will be missed by his wonderful neighbours at the beach for the beautiful sunsets. A very special thank-you to Dr. Penny MacDonald, Dr. Laurence Gibbs, Watford Quality Care, and the special team of nurses and personal support workers. A Celebration of Rudy’s Life will be held on Saturday November 1st, 2014 from 1 until 4 p.m at the Forest Legion, Branch 176, 58 Albert Street. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to your charity of choice. Online condolences may be made at denningfuneralhome.com.

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MIDDLETON; Edith (Edie), formerly of Reece’s Corners

Posted by on October 23, 2014

MiddletonEdie folderSurrounded by her loving family, EDITH MIDDLETON, passed away on Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at North Lambton Lodge, Forest, at the age of 90. Beloved wife of the late Ormie Middleton (Sept. 2014). Sadly missed by her children Brenda Middleton and Peter Messeroll, Bonnie and Cal Hill, Betty and Rick Jones, and Rolly and Wendy Middleton. She was a loving grandmother to Ryan and Jo Ann Schwartz, Carla Schwartz, Heather and Brad MacLean, Amy and Steve Haight, Marni Middleton and Myon Sapeta, Matt Middleton and Kara Nisbet, Jordanna Jones and Kyle Dennis, and Dalton and Corrie Jones, and great grandmother to Bridgette, Aidan, Jake, Griffin, Hunter, Adler, Brody, Charlee, and Emmett. Edie is survived by her brother Shirley (Marlene) Bain, and was predeceased by her parents, John and Mary Bain, her brothers, Bill, Don, Jim, Harry, Lloyd, and Les, and her sisters, Jessie and Betty. The family would like to thank Dr. Buckton and the incredible staff at North Lambton Lodge for the loving care they gave to Edie. A service of remembrance will be held at the Wyoming Chapel, 650 Broadway St., Wyoming, on Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 2:30 p.m., with visitation from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service. Rev. Dr. Robert Gibson officiating. Interment of cremated remains will be in Hillsboro Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the North Lambton Lodge Auxiliary. Memories, pictures and condolences may be shared online at www.needhamjay.com.

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GIBB: Lynda Jane of Sarnia

Posted by on October 23, 2014

LYNDA JANE GIBB beloved only child of the late Mildred Patricia (Patsy) Gibb and Efton St. Clair (Gibby) Gibb died at the age of 64 on October 20, 2014.  She will be deeply missed by her cousin Susan Brock and Russell, her wide circle of friends, her goddaughter Tracey Koos and family.  and her little dog Rufus.  She is also survived by her cousin Joseph Murray, wife Gaye and family.  Born in Sarnia, Lynda taught at S.C.I.&T. S. and N.C.I.V.S.  Through her drama productions, she touched many lives.  In her retirement, Lynda travelled extensively. She also volunteered with the Sarnia Health Coalition, Communities in Bloom and the Retired Women Teachers of Ontario.  During her illness, Lynda was assisted by many caring individuals and organizations.  Special thanks go to the CCAC, the Palliative Care Team, VON nurses, especially Terrence and Stephanie, all Lynda’s Bayshore caregivers, her doctors, and the Oncology Unit staff.  Extreme gratitude is extended to Lynda’s “posse” –Maria, Mike, and their extended family, Diana and Paul, Betty Anne and Bill, Arlene, Peg and Bill, Sue and Al, Tessa, and Michele and Ernie.  Lynda requested cremation with no visitation or service.  A private interment ceremony will be held.  A celebration of Lynda’s life will take place at a future date.  Donations in Lynda’s memory may be made to Palliative Care at Bluewater Health, or St. Joseph’s Hospice.  Arrangements made by D.J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 102 N. Victoria Street, Sarnia. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

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FISHER: Patricia Marion (O’Flaherty) of Sarnia

Posted by on October 22, 2014

At Bluewater Health-CEE Hospital in Petrolia, PATRICIA MARION (O’FLAHERTY) FISHER, age 83, passed away on Tuesday, October 21, 2014. She was the loving mother of George Fisher, James Fisher (Dolores), Patrick Fisher, Chris Fisher, Kevin Fisher (Tina) and Sharon Fisher (Dennis), mother in law of Karen. Several grandchildren and great-grandchildren also survive. She was predeceased by her husband George and son David. Patricia was a legal secretary and retired from the law firm of George, Murray, Shipley and Bell. At the family’s request private arrangements will be held. Memorial gifts in memory of Patricia made through donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca  Arrangements entrusted to the D.J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 102 N. Victoria Street, Sarnia.

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BULLOCK: Barry of Watford, Ontario

Posted by on October 21, 2014

 

Suddenly at his residence in Watford on Thursday October 16,2014, Barry Bullock, in his 64th year.  Loving father of  Allan Bullock and Tracy Bullock of Alberta.   Kathy Glanville, mother of Allan and Tracy.  Dear brother of Ruth (Doug) Kingsbury of Orillia, Marion Leyten (Rob Holden) of Parkhill, Betty (Mike) Glavin of Mt Carmel,  Eleanor (Jim) Weigand of Dashwood,  Susan (David) Voigt of Waterloo.  Predeceased by brother-in-law Ron Leyten and parents William and Wilma Bullock.  Private family committal at the FOREST CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS.  Online condolences may be left at www.denningfuneralhome.com

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Gardner: James Cameron of Sarnia

Posted by on October 21, 2014

Jim-Gardner-3web Unexpectedly at Bluewater Health on Tuesday, October 21, 2014, JAMES CAMERON GARDNER (JIM), age 67 of Sarnia, passed away peacefully. Cherished friend of Brenda Brodimas and her husband George of Sarnia, dear father of James Todd Gardner and Alejandra, Trevor Cameron Gardner and his wife Tania, Britney Jean Gardner and Sean, Lee Dion, Wayne Pegg and Rebecca and Alicia Pegg, loved by his brother Calvin Gardner and his wife Marlo and sisters Jean Carter and her husband Bob, Nancy Pevec and her husband John, Lori Houlbrook and her husband Doug, grandfather of Christian James Gardner, Nicole Pauline Gardner, Nicolas Riley Gardner, Mckenna Emily Gardner, Kamryn Grace Gardner and Jason Pegg and fondly remembered by Pauline Gardner and Gil. Many nieces and nephews also survive.   Jim was predeceased by his father Calvin Gardner, mother Annie Jean Gardner and brothers Robert and William James Gardner. Funeral Services will be held at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 102 N. Victoria Street, Sarnia on Saturday October 25th at 11:00am. Cremation will follow. Family and friends may be received at the funeral home on Friday October 24th between the hours of 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Salvation Army, Inn of the Good Shepherd or Charity of Choice. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

 

 

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WALLACE-CRAMER: Lorna

Posted by on October 21, 2014

At St. Joseph’s Hospice on Sunday, October 19, 2014, Lorna Wallace-Cramer passed away at the age of 68.  A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. at St. Giles Presbyterian Church, 770 Lakeshore Rd., Sarnia. Interment to follow in Lakeview Cemetery.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, St. Joseph’s Hospice, or Canadian Diabetes Association (cheques only at the funeral home please). Arrangements entrusted to Smith Funeral Home, 1575 London Line, Sarnia.

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YOUNG: Elizabeth Christina Nowell

Posted by on October 21, 2014

Peacefully, at her residence, with her husband by her side, on Monday, October 20, 2014,  Elizabeth Christina Nowell Young passed away at the age of 88. Beloved wife of Gavin Young for 64 years. Loving mother of Yvonne (Rick) Maggs and Stuart (Teri) Young. Cherished grandmother of Andrew (Tracey), Matthew (Cristy) Maggs, and Ellissa (Jason) Lapier, Shanna Young, Erin, Logan and Emily Young. Treasured great-grandmother of Sydney, Ethan, Dawson, Jade, Morgan, Vanessa, Keeley, Jenna, Kendall, Connor, Alora, Tristan, Noah and Karleigh. Predeceased by her parents Samuel and Grace Purvis and her 9 siblings. Elizabeth will be sadly missed by her loving family. Cremation has taken place, and a private family service will be held. In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Asthma Society of Canada (cheques only at the funeral home please).  Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.

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GALOS: V. Susan

Posted by on October 21, 2014

We sadly report the passing of V. Susan Galos, who died on Friday, October 17, 2014, from complications in her long battle with cancer. Susan was predeceased by her parents Charles and Eva, and two brothers George (1955) and Robert (1980). She is survived by her husband of 32 years, Patrick Simpson, her brothers and sisters Eva, Charles (Rosemary), Thomas (Perla), Judy (Anthony Campitelli), David (Lucie), and Amanda (Christopher Curtis). Susan was a Fine Arts graduate at The University of Western Ontario and a Faculty of Education graduate of Althouse College. She taught the art she loved, for 30 years, in the Lambton Kent school system, mainly at St. Clair High School. Susan painted for recreation and had several showings of her work. She was also a devoted duplicate bridge player and an avid golfer. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received on Saturday, October 25, 2014, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Cancer Society (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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COPPARD; Jim of Strathroy

Posted by on October 20, 2014

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It is with heavy hearts and deep sadness that the family announces the sudden passing of Jim Coppard Jr. on Sunday, October 19th, 2014.  Beloved husband and best friend of Patti (Grey) Coppard.  Love filled father of Jeff and Carmen, Melanie and Tim.  The best, nurturing, playful and magical Papa to Keenan and Alaya.  Predeceased by his parents Jim and Mary (Rilett) Coppard.  Survived by his brother Al Coppard (Sheryl).  Generous and caring son-in-law of Elinor Grey and the late John Grey.  Brother-in-law to Blake Hughes (Audrey), Randy Grey (Stephanie), Diane Whiteside (Lee) and Tena Grey.  Uncle to many cherished nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Friends are invited to join the family to celebrate Jim’s life on Sunday, October 26th from 1 to 3:30 at the Strathroy Senior’s Centre, 137 Frank St. with a service at 2 pm.  Casual attire encouraged.

In honour of Jim’s reverence for nature and love of humanity, the family encourages you to bestow a random act of kindness upon your fellow man.

If desired, there will be forms for planting a tree available at the celebration on Sunday.  Arrangements entrusted to DENNING BROS. FUNERAL HOME (519 245-1023) Share a memory at www.denning.ca

 

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HASKINS: Pamela Mary of Strathroy

Posted by on October 20, 2014

Surrounded by her family on Monday October 20th, 2014 Pam Haskins (nee Howard) passed away at LHSC Victoria Hospital, London. Loving wife of Steve Haskins. Proud Mom of Stephanie (Troy) Carter and Erica (Eric) Taylor.  Delighted Grandma of Gavin. Beloved daughter of Norman (Irma) Howard and the late Wilhamine Howard. Sister of William (Louise) Howard. Pam will also be fondly remembered by Steve’s family and her many friends. Friends and family will be received at the Denning Brothers Funeral Home, 32 Metcalfe Street West, Strathroy on Thursday, October 23, 2014 from 6 – 9 p.m. where the Funeral Service will be held on Friday afternoon at 1 p.m.  Donations in Pam’s memory may be made to Plan Canada (www.plancanada.ca).

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METCALFE: Joan of Forest, Ontario

Posted by on October 20, 2014

 

Metcalfe-FRONTPeacefully passed with family by her side on October 16, 2014 at the age of 81. Beloved wife of Glenn (Skip) Metcalfe for 62 years. Cherished mother of Carol (Kevin) MacLeod, Tim (Carin) Metcalfe and Bob (Ingela) Metcalfe. Grandmother, Nana and Farmor of Robert, Christopher, Emilie, Jessica, Anna, Niklas, and Mattias. Proud great-grandmother of Lillie. Survived by her brother Robert Curtis. Predeceased by her sister Wendy. Visitation will be held on Monday October 20th, 2014 from 6-9 p.m at the FOREST CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS. A funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 1 p.m. Interment to follow at Beechwood Cemetery, Forest. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences may be made at denningfuneralhome.com.

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TATOMIR, John Joseph

Posted by on October 19, 2014

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It is with sadness and profound peace that the family of John Joseph Tatomir Sr. announces his passing from this world on Friday, October 17, 2014 at the age of 86 years. He died at home peacefully, surrounded by his loving family and his devoted wife Mildred. John was a loving father to Alice (late Wayne) Hopper, John Tatomir Jr. (late Carol), Linda (Bill) Derbyshire, Betty Jean (Marino) Freitas, the late Connie Tatomir, Allan (Alejandra) Momney, Diane (Ed) Bartel and James (Pina) Tatomir. Proud grandpa and great grandpa to Lauralee, David, Ashley and Tyler Dibbley, Lloyd, Tricia, Olivia and Angela Derbyshire, Jason, Muriel and Kirn Hopper, Lowell Hopper, Millie Ann, Mario, Logan and Isabella Barberio, Connie, Steve, Tyler and Ryan Lebrasseur, Krystal and Justin Martens, John James Tatomir, Chad Bartel, Edward Bartel, (the late Fred), Joanne, Derek, Hunter and Marisa Freitas, Peggy Freitas, Allan Jr. and America Momney, Alexandra Momney, Andrew Momney, Marilyn Momney, Tammy and Scott Lockamy, Jessica, Randy and Chelsea Andary, Jerry and Michelle Tatomir. Predeceased by two brothers Dennis and Walter and by one sister Mary. Many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive. John will be remembered for his love of farming and his successful onion and carrots operation. We know he enjoys peace as he walks through the fields of heaven. We love you forever and you will never be forgotten. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Monday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection will be held at St. Joseph’s Church, 310 Sherk Street, Leamington on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 11 a.m. Interment Lakeview Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society or Heart & Stroke Foundation. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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McEwen; June of Wyoming

Posted by on October 18, 2014

 

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McEwen (Morris) (nee Douglas), June Margaret – Peacefully at C.E.E. Hospital, Petrolia on Friday, October 17, 2014.  JUNE M. (nee Douglas) (Morris) McEwen of Wyoming and formerly of Watford passed away at the age of 82.  Beloved wife of the late Ken Morris (1969) and Murray McEwen (1980).  Loving mother of Larry and Kathy of Watford, Stephen and Diane of Wyoming, Vickie and Norm of Ipperwash, and Pat and George of Watford.  Cherished grandmother of Rob (Steph), Tracy (Ken), Ryan, Greg (Megan), Jennifer (Matt), Brody, and Bradley.   Fondly remembered by step-grandchildren Lisa, Steve, Jason, and Richard and their families, and numerous great grandchildren.  Predeceased by her son-in-law Bob Firman (1987) and her great granddaughter Claire DeBoer (2014).   A celebration of June’s life will be held at the Wyoming Chapel, 650 Broadway St. Wyoming on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Visitation will be held on Monday, October 20, 2014 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Wyoming Chapel with the Starlight Rebecca Lodge conducting a service at 4:45 p.m.  A private interment will be held in Watford Cemetery.   As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to The C.E.E. Hospital Foundation or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario (www.heartandstroke.on.ca).  Memories and condolences may be shared on-line at www.needhamjay.com.

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YOUNG: Doug of Strathroy

Posted by on October 18, 2014

2014_10_18_10_40_38Suddenly, after a short illness at Strathroy Hospital on Friday, October 17th, 2014.  Doug Young of Strathroy in his 82nd year.

Lovingly remembered by his wife Marlit, his daughter Debbie and step sons Ian and Thomas.  Grandfather of Amanda and Alex.

Doug was the Canadian President of Myers Tire Supply Canada Ltd. for over 40 years.

Friends may call at Denning Bros. Funeral Home, Strathroy on Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 from 6 – 9 pm.  A private family service will take place at a later date.

If desired, memorial contributions to Strathroy Hospital Foundation would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy.  Share a memory at www.denning.ca (519 245-1023).

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WARD: Anne Bridget of Forest, Ontario (formerly of Port Franks, Ontario)

Posted by on October 17, 2014

Mem Card Pic- FrontPeacefully passed surrounded by her loving family on October 15, 2014 in her 80th year. Beloved wife of the late Searson (Cec) for 58 years. Loving mother of Dana (Bill) Brooks, late Debbie Hughes, Darlene (late Eric) Petersen, and Dawn (Wayne) Stubbs. Cherished grandma to Travis, Avery, Daric, Jessica, Benjamin, Scott, Marcelle, and Lisa. Proud great-grandmother of Kailey, Randi-Lyn and Aaron. Special great-great grandmother of Rowan and Lynden. Survived by her sisters Rose (Jim) Scobie, Elizabeth (Allan) Thomson and her brother Billy (Linda) O’Neill, sisters-in-law Lorraine, Anne, and Dianne O’Neill, Doris  (late William) Ross and Kathleen (William) Davies. Predeceased by brothers Paddy, John, Michael, Hughie, sister-in-law Irene O’Neill, and brother-in-law Daniel (Jean) Ward. Proud aunt of many nieces and nephews. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday October 18th, 2014 at the FOREST CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS at 1p.m with two hours visitation prior. Interment to follow at Ravenswood Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation. Online condolences may be made at denningfuneralhome.com. 

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