BROWN: Margaret A. of Watford, Ontario

Posted by on October 18, 2017

Peacefully, surrounded by her family, at Watford Quality Care, on Monday, October 16, 2017, in her 86th year.  Beloved wife of the late Jack Brown.  Dear mother of Terry Brown (late Mary Ellen), Susan Joosten (Peter), and Dennis Brown (Marianne), and Donna Bateman (Terry.)  Daughter of the late Howard and Mae Wakefield.  Much loved grandmother of J.J., Terry and Angela Brown, Brent and Netti Clements, Amelia and Nathaniel Brown, Sonya Joosten and Amanda Denys, and 10 great-grandchildren.  Also survived by her sisters Edith Mellon (Don), Evelyn Brock (Dick), Mary Leckie (late Bruce), and Janet Beerninck (Leo), and her brother Laurence Wakefield (Lois).  Predeceased by her brothers Murray Wakefield, Jack Wakefield (late Joyce), and her sister Elizabeth Ryan (late Tom).  Also survived by her brothers-in-law Gerald Brown, Ron Brown (Diane), Bob Brown (Wendy), and her sister-in-law Nell Romelda.

A Memorial Service will be celebrated at Trinity Anglican Church in Watford on Saturday, November 4, 2017, at 11:00 am.  Interment to follow at a later date.  For those who wish, in memoriam donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.  Online condolences may be left at www.denning.ca  Funeral arrangements entrusted to DENNING’S OF WATFORD

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WHEELER: Hazel “Grace” of Forest

Posted by on October 18, 2017

WHEELER, Hazel “Grace” – Age 66 of Forest, passed away at Bluewater Health, Sarnia on Tuesday, October 17, 2017. Beloved Wife of the late Edward “Wink” Wheeler. Survived by her two daughters Tracy Wheeler and Michelle Wheeler. Proud grandmother of Tori Wheeler. Dear sister of Norm (Judi) Wilson. Sadly missed by a very special friend Mare Bressette, and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her brother William Burdan. Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPELS, Brigden, on Sunday, October 22, 2017 from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00pm. Funeral service will be held on Monday, October 23, 2017 at 11:00am from the funeral home. Cremation will take place following the service. Burial of ashes will be held at a later date. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Sarnia and District Humane Society. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193

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CHRISTIAN, Candace of Sarnia

Posted by on October 18, 2017

CHRISTIAN, CANDACE – At Bluewater Health on Saturday, October 14th, 2017, Candace Lynn Christian, age 61 of Sarnia passed away. She is survived by her daughter Tabitha Christian of Waterloo. She is also survived by her mother Louise Laporte, her sisters Karen LaPorte and Kathy Laporte Coffman and her brother Mike Laporte. A gathering of friends and family will be held at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia on Saturday, October 21st from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Cremation has taken place.  Memorial donations made to the Canadian Mental Health Association would be appreciated by the family. 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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HENNESSEY-POWER, Arlene of Sarnia

HENNESSEY-POWER, Arlene – At Bluewater Health Palliative Care on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at the age of 49. Wife of Chris Power, Sarnia. Loving mother of Emily Power and step-mother of Christopher Power Jr. and Jeffery Goodwin. Daughter of the late John & Geraldine Hennessey. Sister of Bernadette Chaplin (Malcolm), Smithers, B.C., Dawn Brace, Marquita Knowles, Tom Hennessey (Sue), Lisa Hennessey (Mark Fitzgerald) all of Sarnia and the late Jerry Trainor. Friends will be received at the McKENZIE & BLUNDY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 431. N. Christina St., Sarnia on Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by at St. Joseph’s Church on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 10 a.m. Cremation will follow. In lieu of flowers, a college trust fund has been set up for Emily Power at Libro Credit Union, 1315 Exmouth St., Sarnia, N7S 3Y1, account #3505070 or you can make donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, 556 N. Christina St., N7T 5W6. Messages of condolence and memories may be left at www.mckenzieblundy.com

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CROWE, David of Sarnia

Posted by on October 16, 2017

At Bluewater Health on Sunday, October 15, 2017, David Allan Crowe, age 81 of Sarnia passed away. He was the dear husband of Joyce Eileen (Churcher) Crowe and the loving father of Stephen Crowe of London, Mark Crowe (Debbie) and Glenn Crowe (Melissa) of Sarnia, grandfather of Edward, Dalton, Alan, Devon and Dawn and his great-grandson Lee. He was predeceased by his parents Edith and David(Mac). David had a dairy herd for 30 years on the family farm which now continues with beef cattle and sheep. He was a member of Mooreline United Church. Friends may visit with the family at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia) on Thursday, October 19th from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Friday, October 20th , 2017 at 11:00 am. Interment will follow later at Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial donations to the VON-Sarnia Lambton, or Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

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VYE, Joseph “Joe” of Brigden

Posted by on October 14, 2017

VYE, Arthur Joseph “Joe” – Age 68 of Brigden, passed away at Bluewater Health, Sarnia on Friday, October 13, 2017. Beloved husband of Kathleen “Kathy” Dianne Vye (nee Taylor). Sadly missed by step children Denise, Dennis and step-grandchildren Cassie, Adrian, Leah, Alex and the late Breanna. Dear brother of Frank (Leslie) Vye, Lyle (Wendy) Vye and Donna (Keith) McBean. Dear brother-in-law of Bill (Donna) Taylor, Gerald (Carol) Taylor, late Dave Taylor, Sheila Taylor (Don Perry), Gary (Jackie) Taylor, Joan (Frank) Clement, Keith (late Karen) Taylor, Jill (Norm) Walker, Wanda (late Gene) Soulliere (Ron Farr), Darryl (Rachel) Taylor. Also loved by many nieces, nephews, neighbours and many, many close friends. Predeceased by his parents John and Mary Kathleen Vye, mother and father in-laws Keith and Ila Taylor and siblings Shirley, Robert and Ross.
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPELS, Brigden, on Sunday, October 15, 2017 from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00pm. Funeral service will be held on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 11:00am from the funeral home. Interment to follow at Bear Creek Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Sarnia and District Humane Society.
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers, 519-864-1193.
“Just let me tell Ya!”

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ZANDBERGS, Gita Regina (nee Juskevics) of Sarnia

ZANDBERGS, Gita – Gita went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at the age of 72. Beloved wife of Modris. Gita was a long time member of Redeemer Lutheran Church and a member of their choir. She retired from teaching in 1995. Being fluent in 5 languages, Gita especially enjoyed teaching English as a Second Language. The memorial service will be held at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 429 Indian Rd. N. Sarnia on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. The family will receive friends at the church prior to the service from 10-11:15 a.m. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish may make a donation to St. Joseph’s Hospice, 475 N. Christina St. N., Sarnia, N7T 5W3 where she spent her final days. Arrangements entrusted to The McKENZIE & BLUNDY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 431 Christina St. N., Sarnia (519-344-3131). Messages of condolence & memories may be left at www.mckenzieblundy.com

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Monaghan, Bernadette May of Sarnia

Posted by on October 11, 2017

Monaghan, Bernadette May (O’Keefe) – At Marshall Gowland Manor Nursing Home in Sarnia, on Thanksgiving Day October 9th, 2017 Bernadette Monaghan age 84, passed away, peacefully, and in the caring hands of the wonderful staff at “the Manor.”Mom was the wife of the late Donald James Monaghan (1995) and she was predeceased by grandson Brian Scott Monaghan (2012), and son Bryce Patrick Donald Monaghan (2016). Bern is survived by two sons, Dennis (Dee) and Cook (Mary), her grandchildren Lindsay (James), Donald, Ellis, and Evelyn, and two great-grandchildren Madison and Arthur. Thank you very much, to the many staff members at Lambton Meadowview Villa where mom first resided in 2008 and to the staff at Marshall Gowland Manor where mom resided from 2009. We would be remiss if we did not, on mom’s behalf, thank specifically, the staff on “Poppy” during the bedside vigil from October 5th-9th, 2017. Those people could not have done more for mom or those of us who stayed with mom. A heartfelt “thank-you” to Cousins Muggs, Jackie, Dela and neighbour Bonnie for their support, their time, and their every effort and thank you, Mary, for everything; and thank you Evelyn for carrying on a tradition of strong women within this family. As she wished, mom will be cremated, however, friends and family can visit, share, and laugh, upstairs at the Royal Canadian Legion, Sarnia Branch 62, 286 Front Street north on October 21, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.  Memorial donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice would be appreciated by the family. 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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STRUTHERS, Jean of Sarnia

Posted by on October 11, 2017

STRUTHERS, JEAN – At Bluewater Health on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, Jean Struthers, of Sarnia passed away in her 96th year. She was the loving wife of the late John Struthers (1982), dear mother of David (Lisa Evers), Cyntha (Don McLeish), Bruce (Karen), Arlene (Ron LaPier) and proud Grandma Jean of William, Kenzie, Aidan and Heather. Jean was a proud graduate of Alma College in St. Thomas and a long time adherent of St. Paul’s United Church in Sarnia. She was also predeceased (2017) by her “third son” Ronnie Rivait. Cyntha, Bruce and Arlene especially wish to thank their brother David for taking such loving care of their mom for the last 16 years and for also making it possible for Jean to always live in her own home. The family wishes to thank Jean’s many caregivers from Care Partners especially Miriam, Jana, and Lydia, as well as her “granny sitters” Brenda, Esmine, and Marie. A very special thank you goes to the nurses Erin and Lauren who helped Jean and her family during Jean’s final days. Friends may visit with the family at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia) on Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 from noon until the service begins at 1:00 pm.  Private interment has taken place earlier at Lakeview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Sarnia-Lambton Chapter (www.kidney.ca/Sarnia), Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation (www.heartandstroke.ca) or The Sarnia and District Humane Society (http://www.sarniahumanesociety.com/) would be greatly appreciated by the family. Messages and memories of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

 

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CLEMENS: John “Mark” of Lambton Shores, Ontario

Posted by on October 10, 2017

CLEMENS, John “Mark”

Peacefully, and surrounded by the love of his family and friends, Mark Clemens of Lambton Shores, in his 66th year, after a courageous battle with brain cancer. Cherished husband of Cindy Sue (nee Armeland), and beloved father of Jonathan and the late Jacob Ross (Kim) Clemens. Adored son of Ruth and the late John (Jack) Clemens, and son-in-law of the late Hy and Doris Armeland. Treasured brother to Maribeth Clemens, Marni (Doug) Springer, Susan (David) Smolensky, and his cousin-brother Joel (Bonnie) Vivian. Much loved brother-in-law of Jay Armeland, Sherry (John) Renaud and Marla (Bill) Froling. Loved also by his many nephews, nieces, great-nephews and great-niece, and by a huge circle of friends and colleagues.  Mark lived his life with purpose and conviction, always seeking to make life better for those he loved, and the centre of his life Cindy and his two boys. A hard-working farm boy who grew up in the country, he went on to pursue studies in Communications, eventually becoming a consultant and corporate trainer, establishing Schoolhouse Seminars, headquartered in the same one-room schoolhouse he himself had attended. An accomplished musician, Mark was passionate about music, and he shared that passion richly with both his sons. Most of all, he inspired the people around him with his example of generosity, gratitude and integrity, putting others first, and embodying the Yiddish term “mensch”. Mark lived his cancer journey with the same courage, patience, and good humour that had characterized his entire life, and to the very end, he remained a fiercely loving husband, father and friend. Mark’s family wishes to express their gratitude to Dr. Walker of Forest, Dr. Jhawar of Windsor, and all the medical staff who took such wonderful care of Mark, especially the staff of St. Joseph’s Hospice in London. At Mark’s request, cremation has taken place. His family hopes that you will join them for a Celebration of Life for Mark, to be held on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Kimball Hall in Forest, Ontario, beginning at 1:00 pm. Donations in Mark’s memory may be made to the Jacob Ross Clemens Foundation (www.jacobclemensfoundation.com) A special fund is being set up to sponsor an environmental initiative at St. Joseph’s Hospice in London in Mark’s memory. Online condolences may be left at www.denning.ca Funeral arrangements entrusted to DENNING’S OF FOREST

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DeGURSE: Francis Joseph “Joe” of Corunna

Posted by on October 10, 2017

DeGURSE, Francis Joseph “Joe” – Age 81 of Corunna, passed away at Bluewater Health, Sarnia on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Beloved husband of Joanne DeGurse (nee Gerrits) for 52 years. Loving father of Frank (Cathy Mistretta) DeGurse, Joeleen (Mark) MacDonald and Mark (Charlene Wright) DeGurse. Cherished Grandpa and Papa of Justin and Natalie DeGurse, Cadence, Kiara and Mylah MacDonald, and Tanis, Taner and Tanin DeGurse. Dear brother of Jim (Stephanie) DeGurse and Teresa (Don) Young. Dear brother-in-law of John (Henriette) Gerrits, Geraldine (Bob) Crombeen, Bill (Loida) Gerrits, Tony (Merla) Gerrits, Mary DeGurse, Gertie (Bob) Martin and sister-in-laws Jean Gerrits and Linda Gerrits. Also loved by many nieces, nephews, neighbours and friends. Predeceased by his parents Frank DeGurse (1964) and Helen (nee Doyle) (1988), brother Tom DeGurse (2013), sister Mary McLaughlin (2017), brother-in-laws Gerald Gerrits (2017) and Bert McLaughlin (1991). Joe was born on the family farm in the former Moore Township in 1935. He was the oldest son of Frank and Helen DeGurse and the 5th Generation to live on the family farm. As a child he attended the one-room school house on the 10th line and graduated from SCITS. Upon his father’s passing in 1964, Joe and his younger brother Tom took over the farm. In recent years, Joe started farming with his sons. Joe was a founding member of St. Joseph’s Knight’s of Columbus. Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPELS, Brigden, on Friday, October 13, 2017 from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00pm. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph and St. Charles Roman Catholic Church in Corunna on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 11:00am. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the St. Joseph’s Church Renovation Fund or to Moore Agricultural Society. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers, 519-864-1193.

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Harman, Mary of Sarnia

Mary Harman , born January 22, 1923, passed away suddenly but peacefully on Thursday, October 5th at Foothills Hospital in Calgary Alberta surrounded by her family. Predeceased by the love of her life, who she followed across the ocean, John Harman, and her 8 siblings in the U.K. and Canada. Survived by her children, Beth Gornall (Neil), Lin Hill (Peter), Bruce Harman (Janet). Her grandchildren Jennifer Moreau (Keith), Adria Grant (Michael), Megan Mayville (Sean), Jeffrey Gornall (Christine Cho), Blake Gornall (Kata Supernault ), Kimberly Elliott (Donald), Jack Harman (Connie Silva) and Jordann Harman. And her great grandchildren Zaria and Kiley Moreau, Leah and Pippa Grant, Della Mayville, and Baby Mayville on the way, Jake and Luke Gornall, Kate Elliott.  Funeral services to be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at Grace United Church, Sarnia, Ontario. Please join us for a Celebration of Life following the service at the church. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society kindly accepted.  Arrangements entrusted to the D. J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION CENTRE.

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Smith, Harold Douglas of Sarnia

 

 

Harold Smith June 2, 1938 – October 5, 2017

 

Harold Douglas Smith, in his 80th year, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving wife and family on October 5, 2017 at Bluewater Health in Sarnia Ontario.

Harold was born on June 2, 1938 the oldest son of William and Mildred Kathleen Smith.  He was born in Brandon Manitoba and raised in Duffield Alberta until the age of 16 when he moved to Newbury Ontario. Harold met Jean in the summer of 1957 and they were married on January 2, 1960.  Father to four loving children, Lynne (Derek), Jamie, Rick, Sandra (Dan).  Beloved Grand Father of 11 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.  Big brother to Betty (Bill) and Nancy.

He was a long time employee of Walinga Inc and retired in 2011.

“Gone Fishing”

Resting at the D. J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION CENTRE where the family will receive friends on Wednesday October 11th between the hours of 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Cremation will follow.  A memorial service will be held at the Salvation Army Citadel on Monday October 16th at 1:00 p.m. with inurnment to follow at Lakeview Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be greatly appreciated.

 

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Crooks, Donald (Don) John of Sarnia

 

 

CROOKS, DONALD JOHN – At Bluewater Health-CEE in Petrolia on Wednesday, October 4th, 2017, DON CROOKS, age 82, passed away. He was the loving husband of the late Peggy Jane (Sparling) Crooks (2012) and dear father of Lisa Jane Crozier and her husband Bruce of Bright’s Grove, proud grandfather of Bryan and Laura. He is also survived by his sisters Lorraine Finn (late William Finn) and Brenda Johnston (Lorne Weber). Several in-laws, nieces and nephews also survive. He was predeceased by his parents Evelyn (Round) and Leslie John Crooks and his son Leslie Donald Crooks. Don retired as the Distribution Coordinator for Shell Canada in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta after many years of service. He cherished quality time with family and friends and enjoyed the great outdoors.  Don will be sadly missed, yet fondly remembered by all that knew and loved him.  Also a special thank you to Dr. S. Al-Attar and all the staff at Bluewater Health-CEE for their care and compassion.  Friends may visit with the family at the D. J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION CENTRE  (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia) on Tuesday, October 10th 2017 from 12:30 p.m. until the service begins at 2:30 p.m.  Interment will follow at Blackwell Cemetery.  As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may send memorial donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice or the charity of choice.

 

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PENKIWITZ, Werer “Richard” Gunter of Sarnia

PENKWITZ, Werner “Richard:” Gunter – With his family by his side at Bluewater Health, W. Richard Penkwitz died on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at the age of 78. Loving father of Julie Anne Young & her husband Mike and Michael Richard Penkwitz, Sarnia. Cherished grandfather of Richard Young, Sarah Gibb (Brian), Stephanie Young and William Penkwitz & his sister Sabrina Perry, all of Sarnia. Proud great-grandfather of Hannah Gibb, Sarnia. Dear second father to Jamie and Randy Fitzpatrick. Brother of Doris Richter and Helga Poewe, Berlin. Also survived by many nieces and nephews in Canada and Berlin. Predeceased by his parents Helene Hein & Richard Penkwitz and sisters Lucie Lux and Erika Wischnewski. Richard came to Canada at the young age of 18. He was the owner of Richard’s Masonry Ltd. and was an accomplished bricklayer. Richard’s passion was his family and time spent with them. The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff at Afton Park where Richard resided. A visitation will be held at the McKENZIE & BLUNDY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 431 Christina St. N., Sarnia, on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. A celebration of life will be held immediately following visitation in the McKenzie & Blundy Chapel, at 12:00 p.m. Cremation will follow with private interment at a later date. As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may send memorial donations to Heart & Stroke Foundation, 774 London Road, Sarnia, N7T 4Y1. Messages of condolence and memories may be left at www.mckenzieblundy.com

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LOPETRONE, Teresa (nee Arcuri) of Point Edward

LOPETRONE – The Lord has called TERESA (ARCURI) LOPETRONE to be with Him on this day, Tuesday, October 3, 2017, with loving family by her bedside. Teresa was born on January 18, 1927 in San Giovanni in Fiore, Italy and was a longtime resident of Point Edward. Teresa was a very loving wife, mother, nonna and great-nonna. She was always considerate of others and was very compassionate, hard working, dedicated to her family, church and faith. Teresa was very strong and always believed that God would take care of her and her family. She and her husband Salvatore opened Riverside Pizzeria in Point Edward in 1964, now Salvatore’s Trattoria e Ristorante, which her daughter Antonietta and husband Louie operate today. She was predeceased by her loving husband Salvatore Lopetrone, daughter Angela Federico, granddaughter Kayla Januskiewicz, brothers Giovanni, Battista and Pasquale Arcuri and sister Saveria Spadafora. She is survived by her children Joe & Angela Lopetrone, Rosa & Joe Mancusi, Antonietta & Louie Mele, Caterina & Tony Savo, and Franca & Chris Januszkiewicz and son-in-law Joe Federico of Sarnia and Point Edward; grandchildren, Cathy & Dan Sapone, Gina & Steve Benway, Sam Federico, Marcello & Denise Federico of Seattle, Salvatore & Sara Lopetrone, Teresa & James Bennett, Tony & Daniella Mancusi, Marco & Nicole Mancusi, and Roberto & Melissa Mancusi, Vincenzo Savo, Lisa & Ward Headrick, and Franco & Cori Savo, Gian and Laura Mele and Stephen Januszkiewicz of Sarnia and Point Edward; great-grandchildren, D.J., Bianca, Connor, Alyssa, Noah, Domenic, Cole, Luca, Mateo, Nico, Surrey, Rowan, Lucia, Francesca, Massimo, Giada, Clara, Violet, Avaya, Andrea, Ian and Everett. Sister of Caterina Arcuri (Scigliano) and Giuseppe Arcuri, Italy. Sister-in-law of Giovanna Arcuri of Point Edward, Giovanni Lopetrone, B.C., Rosa Andali & Giovanni of Point Edward. Aunt (Zia) to many nieces and nephews in Italy, France and Canada. Visitation will be held on Friday from 6-9 p.m. at the McKENZIE & BLUNDY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 431 Christina St. N., Sarnia. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of Mercy Roman Catholic Church on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 11 a.m. Entombment Our Lady of Mercy Mausoleum. As an expression of sympathy friends who wish may send memorial donations to the Kidney Foundation, 546 N. Christina St., Sarnia N7T 5W6 or to the charity of their choice. Messages of condolence and memories may be left at www.mckenzieblundy.com

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HUCTWITH: Gary of Warwick Township, Ontario

Posted by on October 4, 2017

Passed away peacefully at the age of 63 years, in the early morning on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at his home with his loving family by his side.  Beloved husband of 46 years of Cathy Huctwith (nee Hendrickx).  Loving Dad of Mark (Kim O’Neill) and Cindy (Kevin) Kulbaba.  Proud Grampa of Cameron, Spencer, and Xander.  Predeceased by his parents James Huctwith and Mona Huctwith (Kernohan).  Dear big brother of Debra (Ron) Goodhand, Lisa Huctwith, and Mike Huctwith.  He will be missed by his large extended family and good friends.  After growing up in Forest, Ontario, he married his high school sweetheart, and started his family and built a home farm where he continued to farm to this day.  He could always be found in the early mornings in his truck, checking on the crops and the weather.  He will be missed by all those that knew him and loved him.  A Celebration of Gary’s Life will be held at the Forest Legion on Sunday, October 8, 2017, at 1:00 pm.  For those who wish, in memoriam donations to the St. Joseph’s Hospice of Sarnia would be appreciated by the family.  Online condolences may be left at www.denning.ca  Funeral arrangements entrusted to DENNING’S OF FOREST

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FRAYNE: Thelma G.

Posted by on October 3, 2017

Peacefully passed away at South Huron Hospital on Monday, October 2, 2017, at the age of 97 years. Beloved wife of the late Ivan. Dear mother of Eleanor (Bob) Clark, Leslie (Margaret) Frayne, and Grace (Gary) Plonka. Grandmother of Christine (Tim), Mike (Lynda), Doug (Tara), Mark (Tammy), Paul (Jennifer), Craig, Alisha (Troy), and Abby (Dustin). Great-grandmother of Ryan, Becca, Mackenzie, Nick, Samantha, Meghan, Aiden, Owen, Caden, Griffin, Liam, Houstyn, Jackson, Nevaeh, and Lexi. Predeceased by her parents Wesley and Amy McKay, her brother Harold, and her sisters Evelyn, Ethel, and Ella, and her grandson Mark.  A Funeral Service will take place at DENNING’S OF FOREST, 9 James Street South, Forest, on Saturday morning, October 14, 2017, at 11:00 am with visitation beginning one hour prior. Interment to follow at Ravenswood Cemetery.   For those who wish, in memoriam donations to the South Huron Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be left at www.denning.ca

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Lucas, Floyd Eldon of Sarnia

 

Peacefully at Bluewater Health on Wednesday September 27, 2017 FLOYD ELDON LUCAS age 78 of Sarnia.  Beloved husband of Golda (Olson) Lucas.  Loving father of Chris Lucas and his wife Debra of Corunna and the late Karen Marie (Lucas) Masters and her husband Gregg of Lakeport, Michigan.  Cherished grandfather of Taylor and Samantha Lucas.  Dear brother of Ilene Trumble of Sarnia.  Floyd retired from Union Gas after 42 years of service.  Cremation has taken place and a private family service was held.  Sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to the Sarnia and District Humane Society, Bluewater Health Foundation or the charity of your choice.  Arrangements entrusted to the D. J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION CENTRE.

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JONES, Bryan of Sarnia

JONES, BRYAN – It is with great sadness that the family announces the death of Peter “Bryan” Jones, age 76 of Sarnia on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Hospice. He was the beloved husband of the late Helen Ilene Jones (2015) and father of Dulce Held (John), Dyan Flett, Steve Jones, Chris Jones and grandfather of Morgan, Masen and Kaycee. He was also a special friend and father in law of Jeremy Flett. He is the brother of Ruth (George), Ann (Mert), Lynn (Mary), Mike (Sandra) and Steve (Judy). He was a loving uncle of several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Amy Jones and Peter Jones and his brother Chris. In keeping with Bryan’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Please join us on Wednesday October 4th, 2017 at 305 Ross Ave., Sarnia between the hours of 2:00 to 5:00 pm to share your memories and celebrate his life. Sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to St Joseph’s Hospice. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

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BAIRD. Lloyd of Sarnia

BAIRD, LLOYD – At Twin Lakes Terrace on Thursday, September 28, 2017, Lloyd George Baird, age 92 of Sarnia passed away. He was the loving husband of the late Florence Marjorie Baird (1995) and dear father of Bruce Baird (Gigi) of Brampton and Donna Hobbs (John) of Victoria, grandfather of Sarah Hobbs, Barbara and Benjamin Baird. Several nieces and nephews also survive. He was predeceased by his parents Samuel and Celia Baird, his sister Marion Scott, brothers Malcolm, Cedric and Roy. Lloyd was born in Fredericton, NB on January 28th, 1925. He graduated from the University of New Brunswick in 1946 and came to Sarnia where he was employed at Polysar Corporation in a variety of laboratory positions and finally retired from the Patents Department in 1982 after 36 years of service. Friends may visit with the family at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia) on Wednesday, October 4th between the hours of 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 5th, 2017 at 1:30 pm at Dunlop United Church (757 Rosedale Ave. Sarnia) Interment will follow at Lakeview Cemetery. Memorial donations made to the Bluewater Health Foundation, Dunlop United Church, Canadian Red Cross or the charity of choice would be appreciated by the family. Messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

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HOWARD: Donald of Forest, Ontario

Posted by on October 1, 2017

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Don (Donald) Christopher Howard, 66, of Ipperwash, Ontario, on Friday September 29, 2017 at his home.  Cherished husband of 48 years to Linda (Cole), Loving father of Shelaine (Dave), Tammy (Steve), and Kristy (Jason). Proud grandfather to Shelissa, Jessy, Taylar, Carter and Alex and great grandfather Rylee, Rowyn, Fynn, and Sawyer.  Predeceased by his parents John and Shirly Howard and siblings Robert and Shelia.  Dear brother of Paul (Janice), Bobby, Carol (Rick), Peter (Mary) and Heather.  Nieces, nephews and many friends.  Don loved spending time with his family and golfing.  He was an avid member of his community and was an active member of the Forest Legion.  We will never forget his zest for life, his wit and charm.  There will be a celebration of life that will take place at the Forest Legion on Friday, October 6, 2017, at 1:00 pm,  followed by a luncheon. For those who wish, in memoriam donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Online condolences may be left at www.denning.ca Funeral arrangements entrusted to DENNINGS OF FOREST.

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NEWMAN, Eileen Evelyn of Brigden

Posted by on September 30, 2017

NEWMAN, Eileen Evelyn (nee MacEwan) – Age 91 of Fiddicks Nursing Home and formerly of Brigden has left to go meet her best friend and lifelong companion Raymond “Dean” Newman (2013) on Friday, September 29, 2017. Survived by her 3 sons, Wayne (Patti) Newman, Dale (Vicki) Newman and Barry (Tammy) Newman and her grandchildren Ryan (Christine), Brad (Marylyn), Nick (Taylor), Shaun (Ashley), Katelyn (Connor), Jaelin and Scot and her great grandson Lincoln. Also survived by her brother Gordon (Betty) MacEwan and sister-in-laws of Ona Campbell and Jean (Ross) Smith and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her loving husband Dean sisters Eunice Henderson, Geraldine Tancock and Donalda Patterson.
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 from 6-9 pm. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 11:00am from the funeral home. Interment to follow at Bear Creek Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Brigden United Church or C.E.E. Hospital Foundation. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.

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TOMPKINS, Betty Ann of Sarnia

Posted by on September 29, 2017

 

TOMPKINS, BETTY ANN – On Thursday, September 28, 2017, Betty Ann Tompkins, age 55 of Sarnia, fell asleep in death and awaits a resurrection to a paradise earth. She is survived by her parents Faith and Corky Tompkins, sisters Brenda Williams (Stephen), Cheryl Tompkins, Melissa Hill and Amy O’Brien, brothers Bruce Tompkins (Lilly), Mark Tompkins (Junior) and Glendon Tompkins (Judy). Many nieces and nephews also survive. A memorial service will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses (550 Murphy Rd., Sarnia) on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 2:00 pm. Memorial donations made to the Watchtower Society would be appreciated by the family. Messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

“A special thanks to Dr. Lilly and staff for their excellent care”

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Organ, Celeste (Let) Susie (Butler) of Sarnia

Posted by on September 29, 2017

Peacefully at Marshall Gowland Manor Nursing Home on Wednesday September 27, 2017 CELESTE (LET) ORGAN age 92 of Sarnia.  Beloved wife of the late H. A. (GUS) Organ (1994).  Loving mother of Dianne Gowanlock and her husband Jim and Debra McLean and her husband John.  Cherished grandmother of Leatha Urry (Bob), Sheri Organ (Dave), Stacey Britt (Cory), John McLean (Nao), Anne Marie McLean and several  great-grandchildren.  Dear sister of Al Butler and Ron (Pat) Butler,  sister-in-law of Elaine Butler and Marjory Butler.  Predeceased by her son Jim (Linda) Organ, brothers Hubert (Theresa) Butler, Clare (Ann) Butler, Raymond Butler, sisters Marjorie (Bob) Stuckless, Muriel (Otto) Jefferies, Vivian (Nick) Hewlin and sister in law Doreen Butler.  Funeral service will be held at the Salvation Army Citadel on Tuesday October 3rd  at 1:00 p.m. with interment to follow at Lakeview Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at the Citadel on Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. until time of service. 

In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Salvation Army or the charity of your choice.   A special thanks to the staff of Marshall Gowland Manor for their excellent care over the past 5 ½ years.   Arrangements have been entrusted to the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre.

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