KROH: Christine of Strathroy, Ontario

Posted by on September 15, 2014

WEBPICChristine (Nee Wirth).  Passed away peacefully on September 14th, 2014 at the age of 80.  Born September 23rd, 1933 in Yugoslavia.  Beloved wife of Paul Kroh for 61 years.  Survived by sons Roland  Kroh (Mary) and Robert Kroh (Rosanne), grandchildren Daniel, Whitney, Jenna, Jennifer, Nicole and Tyler, sister in law Mary Pammer (Henry), Eva Wirth and Christel Janisch, brother in law Gunther Kroh and many nieces and nephews including 2 nieces in Germany.  Predeceased by her parents Martin and Christine Wirth and by brothers Martin Wirth (Anna), Hans Wirth (Marie) and Jacob Wirth.

Friends may call at DENNING BROS. FUNERAL HOME, Strathroy on Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 from 7 – 9 pm.  Funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 11 am.  Pastor Steve Johnston officiating.  Interment Strathroy cemetery.

If desired, memorial contributions to the Strathroy General Hospital Foundation would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy.  Share a memory at www.denning.ca  Posted free at Canadaobits.ca

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Bass: Bob of Sarnia

Posted by on September 15, 2014

At Bluewater Health on Saturday, September 13, 2014, ROBERT WAYNE BASS age 60 of Sarnia passed away. Survived by his son Chris Bass of Alabama. Dear son of Barbara (nee Morrison) Cammidge and the late Roy Bass.  Will be missed by his siblings; Lynn Gruben (Theo), Kevin Bass (Deb) and Karrie Randall and his many nieces and nephews. Robert retired as a Pipefitter from Local 663 after 30 years of service. A Memorial Service will be held at the D.J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. with visitation one hour prior to service time. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Sarnia District Humane Society.

 

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MICHETTI: Antonio (Tony)

Posted by on September 15, 2014

 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing away of Antonio (Tony) Michetti, on Saturday, September 13, 2014, at Bluewater Health in Sarnia, at the age of 89, surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Concetta (Tina) and devoted, loving father of Silvana (Andrew) and Frank (Laurie). Cherished Nonno to Julian, Nicholas and Emily Michetti-Wilson, and Amanda (Kyle), Ryan (Cassandra) and Michael Michetti. Great grandchildren are James, Liam and Benjamin Scott, and Landon Michetti. Dear brother of Giustino (Francesca), Maria (Nicola), Anna (Antonio) and Rita (Emilio). He is predeceased by his parents Giuseppe and Clarice, and brother Alberto (Elena). He is also missed by many nieces and nephews.  Tony came to Canada from Chieti, Italy in 1952. He enjoyed 60 years of marriage to the love of his life Tina. He worked as a road construction foreman for most of his life in Sarnia, respected for his integrity and hard work. Tony enjoyed many visits with family in Italy, and also, for the past 20 years, the sunshine of the Arizona winters.  Tony got involved in many activities at Bluewater Country, especially relaxing in the pool and playing bocce. He established the first co-operative garden site, inspiring many other residents to continue gardening. He loved being outdoors, working in his garden, making wine and most of all, being surrounded by his family. We will greatly miss his generosity of spirit. Family and friends will be received at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Friday, September 19, 2014 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. and Saturday morning, September 20, 2014 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. A memorial service will be celebrated on Saturday, September 20, 2014, at Smith Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. Cremation has taken place and a private family interment is planned for a later date. The family would like to thank the Red Cross Society for their supportive care over the last few years and also the Palliative Care nurses at Bluewater Health. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Canadian Red Cross and Bluewater Health Palliative Care (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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DUKES: Donald

Posted by on September 15, 2014

Peacefully, on Saturday, September 13, 2014, at Marshall Gowland Manor, Donald Dukes passed away at the age of 81. Beloved husband and best friend of Lorna Dukes for 59 years. Loving father of Christine (Roger) Brunton and Paul Clive Dukes. Dear brother-in-law of Peter (Sheila) Halford. Predeceased by his parents Charles and Alice Dukes. Donald was born in England and moved to Canada with his family in 1967.  He was a member of the Sarnia Lambton Kiwanis Club and an avid tennis player. Donald was a retiree of Dow Chemical where he worked for 26 years. A special thank you to the staff at Marshall Gowland Manor for their care and compassion. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Alzheimer Society of Canada or the Sarnia and District Humane Society (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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JENNINGS: Marvin Leroy of Forest, Ontario

Posted by on September 15, 2014

webpicPassed away at Bluewater Health Services on Sunday, September 14, 2014, at the age of 82 years.  Beloved husband of Florence (nee Smith).  Dear father of Karen Lynch, Alan Jennings (Lori), and Debbie Jones (Keith).  Grandfather of Cameron, Christopher, Heather, Derek, Destiny, Meghan, Andrea, Angela, Matthew, Lesa, David, Karen, Andrea, and Emma.   Marvin will also be missed by his 14 great-grandchildren.  Marvin is survived by his brothers Russell, Raymond, Donald, and Kenneth.  Predeceased by his parents Percy Jennings (Effie Perkins) and Alice Donaldson.  Friends may call at the FOREST CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 9 James Street South, Forest, on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, from 5:00 pm – 8:00pm.  A Funeral Service will be held at Forest United Church on Thursday, September 18, 2014, at 11:00 am.  Reception to follow at the church hall.  For those who wish, in memoriam donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Forest United Church would be appreciated by the family.  Online condolences may be left at www.denningfuneralhome.com

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BLACKMORE; Rick of London and formerly of Petrolia

Posted by on September 14, 2014

Rick Blackmore passed away at his home in London on Friday, September 12, 2014.  Richard (Rick) Edward Blackmore, 71 years, was formerly of Petrolia.   He was the son of the late Dalton E. (1986) and Patricia A. (1986) Blackmore.    Rick is the brother Terry and his wife Pat Blackmore and the late Dalton Blackmore (1997).  No funeral service will be held and  Rick’s cremated remains will be interred with his parents in Hillsdale Cemetery.   As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made St.  Joseph’s Hospice of Sarnia.  Memories  and condolences may be shared on-line at www.needhamjay.com.

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LE CONTE: Margaret Anna of Sarnia

Posted by on September 13, 2014

LE CONTE, Margaret Anna – It is with saddened hearts that we announce the passing of Margaret Anna (nee Nicol) Le Conte of Sarnia, formerly of Brigden, on Saturday, September 13, 2014, one day after celebrating her 94th birthday. Dear daughter of the late James and Louisa (nee Gray) Nicol. Beloved wife of Howard Le Conte for 67 years. Loving mother of Brian (Ann) of Ottawa and Ian (Wendy) of Sarnia. Predeceased by daughter Jane (Robert Hanson) of Ottawa, 2012, and daughter-in-law Joan of Sarnia, 2005. Sadly missed by 9 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Also predeceased by brothers Keith, Delmar (Clara), Alex (Lyla), Graydon (Jean) and Lloyd, sisters Melba (Horace Hollands), Isabel (Marshall Moore) and Vera (Clayton Moore). The family would like to acknowledge the excellent care and support provided to Margaret and Howard at Twin Lakes Terrace and by the Red Cross/CCAC. Margaret was a lifelong member of the Brigden United Church and in recent years enjoyed attending London Road West United Church after moving to Sarnia.

VISITATION
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 5 to 8pm.

FUNERAL SERVICE
Funeral service will be held on Friday, September 19, 2014 at 11:00am from the Funeral Home. Rev. Sandra Fogarty officiating. Interment to follow at Bear Creek Cemetery.

DONATIONS
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Brigden United Church or Canadian Cancer Society.

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BROWN: Harvey Robert of Courtright

Posted by on September 13, 2014

BROWN, Harvey Robert – Age 90 of Courtright, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 12, 2014 at Bluewater Health – Palliative Care, Sarnia. Beloved husband of Ruth (nee McLaughlin) Brown for 63 years. Loving father of Sharon (Pat) Murphy of Sarnia and Tom (Kymberley) Brown of Courtright. Cherished grandfather of Shane Murphy, Katie Murphy and Joely Brown. Dear brother of David (late Helen) Brown of Courtright. Predeceased by his parents Robert and Grace (nee Stenton) Brown, brothers William and Clark and his sister Nancy.
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Monday, September 15, 2014 from 4-8pm.
Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 11:00am from the Funeral Home. Rev. Jill Rogers officiating. Interment to follow at Moore Union Cemetery, Mooretown.
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Courtright United Church or Bluewater Health – Palliative Care.
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.

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SMITH: Kenneth Wilson of St. Clair Township

Posted by on September 13, 2014

SMITH, Kenneth Wilson – Age 95, of St. Clair Township, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia. Beloved husband of Dorothy (nee Jarvis) Smith for 64 years. Loving father of Kenneth Jr. Smith and Randy (Michele) Smith, all of St. Clair Township. Cherished grandfather of Rodney (Christine) Smith, Justin (Jess) Smith, Nicole (Jesse) Braswell, Larissa Smith, Miranda Smith (Wes MacNeil), Bailee Smith and Addison Smith. Dear great-grandfather of Clara Smith, Dean Smith and Blakley Braswell. Survived by his sister-in-law Violet Smith as well as many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Walter and Mabel (nee Wilson) Smith, brothers Carmen (Pearl) Smith and James Smith. Ken was an active member of Knox Moore Presbyterian Church where he served as a member of the session for 37 years, 33 years as clerk of session and also was a past member of the board. Ken was a crane operator with Edge Water Construction for many years. Anyone that knew Ken knew of his avid gardening but his family was the love of his life.
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 from 4-8pm.
Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 11:00am from the Funeral Home. Rev. Margaret Bell officiating. Interment to follow at Bear Creek Cemetery.
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice or Knox Moore Presbyterian Church.
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.

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MURPHY: David “Russell” of Wallaceburg

Posted by on September 10, 2014

MURPHY, David “Russell” – Age 87 of Wallaceburg, formerly of Tupperville, passed away peacefully with his family by his side at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance on Tuesday, September 9, 2014. Beloved husband of the late Marguerite Evelyn (Capes) Murphy (2013) for 61 years. Loving father of Anne (late John, 2013) Oostveen of Tupperville. Dear father-in-law of Judith Murphy of Tamworth. Cherished grandfather of John Oostveen, Megan (Ryan) Lackey, Thomas and Jaclyn Oostveen, Eric, Jessica and Ian Murphy. Great-grandfather of Dawson and Aria Lackey. Predeceased by his sons Lee and Carl, parents John and Janet Murphy, and brother Harold Murphy.
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPELS on Sunday, September 14, 2014 from 2:00 to 6:00pm.
Funeral service will be held on Monday, September 15, 2014 at 11:00am from the funeral home. Interment to follow at Wilkesport Cemetery. Rev. Cathy Larmond officiating.
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.

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LACEY: Edward James of Strathroy

Posted by on September 10, 2014

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At St. Joseph’s Hospice, London on Tuesday, September 9th, 2014.  Edward James Lacey of Strathroy.  Lovingly remembered by his spouse, Pamela Clinton, his son Sean of Toronto and his step-daughter Janice of Strathroy.  Dear grandfather of Isaac and Jayden.  Dear brother-in-law of Vicki (Larry) of Muncey and sadly missed by his brother Bernard Joseph Lacey, nieces Julie and Wendy, nephew Bob, other nieces and nephews, friends and family.  Ed was a proud truck driver for many years who “did it for real”.

Funeral service will be held at Denning Bros. Funeral Home, Strathroy on Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 2 pm.  Rev Gaye Whippey officiating.

If desired, memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy.  Special thanks to the CCAC for all they did to help Ed be comfortable at home and at hospice.  Share a memory at www.denning.ca  Posted free at Canadaobits.ca

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TURNBULL: Mark Allan of Cambridge, Ontario

Posted by on September 9, 2014

TURNBULL, Mark Allen

The family is saddened to announce the sudden passing of Mark on Sunday, September 7, 2014, at the age of 50 years. Beloved husband of Kathy. Loving father of Megan and Taylor . Predeceased by his parents Marilyn and Tony Turnbull. Son in law of Bob and Linda Forsythe. Brother of Brad Beaudoin (Cathy), Brenda Beaudoin (Ed Landon), Terilyn Beaudoin, and Cam Turnbull. Brother in law of Bob Forsythe (Angela) and Brad Forsythe. Uncle of Crystal Beaudoin (Brendt), Mark Landon (Stephanie), Shaun Landon, Brendan Turnbull, Curtis Forsythe, and Emily Forsythe. Mark will also be missed by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Friends may call at the FOREST CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 9 James Street South, Forest, on Tuesday, September 16, 2014, from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm. A Funeral Service will follow in the chapel at 2:00 pm. A reception will follow at the Royal Canadian Legion Br. # 176. For those who wish, in memoriam donations to the Turnbull children trust fund would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be left at www.denningfuneralhome.com

 

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DAWKINS: Christopher “Chris”

Posted by on September 9, 2014

With heavy hearts we announce that Chris, 64, passed peacefully in his Sarnia home on Sunday, September 7, 2014, with family by his side. Survived by his wife of 42 years, best friend and love of his life Peg (nee Wray). Loving father to Brooke (Tony Murphy), Wes (Ali) and Joy. Adored “Gramps” to Taylor, Zoe and James. Beloved son of Derek and Thurza. Dear brother of Jeff (Carrol) and Kay and brother in law of Doug Wray (Kate) and Bob Wray (Chris Dalton). Son in law to Marg and the late John Wray. Fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews and cherished friends. Chris graduated from the University of Waterloo in 1975, and worked as a civil engineer and partner at Chalmers Construction for over 30 years. He had a love for life including swimming, sailing, squash, tennis, music, travelling and spending time with his family and friends. Visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Thursday, September 11, 2014 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held at Grace United Church, 990 Cathcart Blvd, Sarnia, on Friday, September 12, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. followed by a reception at the Sarnia Riding Club. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Habitat for Humanity Sarnia-Lambton for a build in Chris’ memory (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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WEST: Theodore “Ted”

Posted by on September 9, 2014

Peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospice on Sunday, September 7, 2014 Theodore West passed away at the age of 84.  Beloved husband and best Friend of Helen.  Cherished father of Carla West-Cheeseman and her husband John Cheeseman of Waterloo Ontario.  Proud and loving grandpa to Mitchell, Tyler, and Emma of Waterloo.  Dear brother-in-law of Dorothy Piliarik.  Fondly remembered by niece Mary Lynn, nephews Matthew, Peter, and Michael Piliarik.  Predeceased by his parents Margaret and Carl West.  Ted worked at Esso Research for over 38 years and ran TH West Photography and WSC productions until retirement.  He was a very active member of Grace United Church (cub, scout, venture, rover leader, many committees, and a choir member).  He thoroughly enjoyed gardening, photography, and his many vacations in Florida with family and friends as well as all the trips to “Lake of Bays”.  Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.  A Celebration of Ted’s life will be held at Smith Funeral Home, on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to Grace United Church Communications or Audio Visual Equipment fund or St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia, (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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VENS: Gysbertus “Bert” of Strathroy

Posted by on September 9, 2014

web picPeacefully, surrounded by his family on Monday September 8th, 2014, Gysbertus “Bert” Vens in his 96th year. Cherished husband of Catharina “Cathy”  Vens (nee Thuss) for over 70 years. Loving father of Mary (Joe) Verhallen, Ted (Nettie) Vens, Cathy (Henk) Van Bynen, Henry (Susan) Vens, Jerry (Bobbie) Vens, Bert (Kathy) Vens, Peter Vens and Diane (Nat) Rondinelli. Strong and proud grandfather of 26 grandchildren and 34 great grandchildren. Bert is survived by his siblings Gerry Vens and Marie Besselink. Dear brother-in-law of Elizabeth Thuss and Josephine Meurs. Bert will be missed by many nieces, nephews, neighbours and friends. The family would like to thank the staff of Craigwiel Gardens for the compassionate, attentive care shown to Bert. Friends and family will be received on Wednesday at Denning Bros. Funeral Home, 32 Metcalfe Street West, Strathroy from 2-4 and 7-9 o’clock. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday at 11 o’clock at All Saints Catholic Parish, 124 Front St. East, Strathroy. Father John Pirt, celebrant. Prayers Wednesday evening at 8:45 p.m. Cremation with private interment to follow at a later date. Donations to Craigwiel Gardens in Bert’s memory would be appreciated by the family.

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Page, Robert David of Sarnia

Posted by on September 8, 2014

Page-webAt Bluewater Health on Friday, September 5, 2014, ROBERT DAVID PAGE, age 77 of Wyoming, Ontario was “Promoted to Glory”. He was the beloved husband of Irene (Harding) Page and dear father of Wendy Margaret Page of Dundas, Ontario and step son Charles Thomas Scott of Sarnia.  Cherished grandfather of Justin, Tyler, Kaitlyn and Sarah and great grandchild Ayden. He will be missed by his brother Maurice and his wife Jean Page and his sister Jillian and her husband Robert Demmon. He was predeceased by his parents Albert and Doris Page. A Funeral Service will be held at the Salvation Army Citadel (970 Confederation St. Sarnia) on Friday, September 12, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with Major Rick Pollard officiating. Interment will follow at Lakeview Cemetery. Friends may visit with family at the D.J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION CENTRE  on Thursday, September 11, 2014 between the hours of 2-4 p.m. and 7 -9 p.m. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Salvation Army Sponsorship Program. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

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Broumpton, Gilbert Owen of Sarnia

Posted by on September 8, 2014

BroumptonWebAt Bluewater Health on Saturday September 6, 2014 GILBERT (GIBBY) OWEN BROUMPTON age 63 of Sarnia.  Best friend of Peggy.  Father of Sean Broumpton and step-father to Doug and Meghan Peters, Amanda Peters, Tracy Powell and Ken and Tanya Duncan.  Brother of Pat and Don Brimmer, Terry and Cindy Broumpton and Mike and Carolyn Broumpton.  Several nieces and nephews also survive.  Predeceased by his parents Gib Sr. and Pat Broumpton.  Resting at the D. J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION CENTRE, 102 N. Victoria Street, Sarnia, where services will be held on Wednesday September 10th at 11:00 a.m. with interment to follow at Hillsdale Cemetery.  Visitation from 10:00 a.m. Wednesday until time of service.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the family.  Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

 

 

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PURDY, Margaret (Nee: Renaud)

Posted by on September 7, 2014

web_purdy_margaret2Theressa Marguerite Olivia passed away peacefully on September 7, 2014 at the age of 89 years. Reunited with beloved husband Leonard (1995). Loving mother of Vicki and Wayne Rushlow, Gwen (2012) and Gary Norton, Susan and Merrill Willis, Roger (1994) and Joy Purdy, and Len Purdy (1990). Doting Grandma of Erica, Todd, Valerie, Stephen, James, Danny, David, Robin, Debra, Mike, 17 great grandchildren, and 1 great great granddaughter. Margaret was proud of her 5 generation family. She worked hard to make sure our house was a home. Survived by siblings Winona Dent, Harold Renaud, and Darwin Renaud. Predeceased by siblings Murel Boyce, George Renaud, Fred Renaud, and Ernest Renaud. Survived by many inlaws, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Donations made to any charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.Visiting Wednesday from 3-5 pm and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service Thursday 11:30 am at Families First 2130 Front Rd., LaSalle (519) 969-5841. Interment Victoria Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamilieFirst.ca

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BEGGS: Mildred Annie

Posted by on September 7, 2014

BEGGS, Mildred Annie – Age 97, formerly of Sombra Township and Thompson Garden’s, Corunna, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at Fiddick’s Nursing Home, Petrolia. Beloved wife of the late Clarence Lloyd Beggs (1998). Loving mother of Robert (Sharon) Beggs of Sombra and Corrinne Slater of Chatham. Dear Grandmother of Leona (Steve) Browning, Jamie (Tracy) Beggs, Amy (James) Dillane, Joanne Slater, Tracey (Todd) Heslop, Kevin (Dawn) Slater. Great grandmother of Olivia and Liam Browning, Adam and Nathan Beggs, Tommy and Sammy Dillane, Kayla and Becca Slater, Jordan and C.J. Hart, Mikayla and McKenzie Slater, Tommy and Trevor Heslop. Great-great grandmother of Jenny Hart. Survived by sister-in-law Alice Smith as well as several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents John and Beryl (Toles) Smith, sisters Mabel (Con) Camano, Hazel (Fred) Fournie, Gord (Georgina) Smith, Edna (Lynn) Moore, Don Smith and grandson Tony Beggs. Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral service will be conducted from the funeral home on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 11:00am with Rev. Betty Jean Page officiating. Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Sombra. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Wilkesport United Church or Heart and Stroke Foundation. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.

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METCALFE: Shirley June of Forest, Ontario

Posted by on September 7, 2014

IMGMETCALFE, Shirley June (nee Anderson)

Passed away peacefully at Bluewater Health Centre on Saturday, September 6, 2014, at the age of 78.  Beloved wife of 56 years and best friend of Murray Metcalfe.  Loving mother of Shelley (Stephen Nantes), Kitchener; Sherry (Robert) Swim, London; Randy (Kathy Behrendt), Waterloo; Cynthia (Daniel) Heisler, Chilliwack, B.C.  Cherished grandmother of Julia, Stephanie, Ainsley, and Reid Nantes; Mark, Laura, and Megan Swim; Ashley and Brydan Heisler.  Dear sister of Dean (Mary Ellen) Anderson, Blake (Nancy) Anderson, Paul (Betty) Anderson and Pat (Steve) Schultz.  Sister in law of Glenn (Joan) Metcalfe.  Predeceased by her parents Freda and Bert Anderson.   Born and raised in Bosanquet Township.  Lived her married life in Forest. Shirley enjoyed for many years teaching, retiring from Warwick Public School.  Lifelong member of St. James Presbyterian Church.  Family and friends will be received at the FOREST CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS, on Tuesday, September 9, 2014, from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm & 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm.  A Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday afternoon, September 10, 2014, at 2:00 pm with Rev. Joanne MacOdrum officiating.  Interment to follow at Beechwood Cemetery.  Reception to follow at St. James Presbyterian Church.  As expressions of sympathy, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be left at www.denningfuneralhome.com

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MOYNEUR: Kathern “Kathy”

Posted by on September 6, 2014

With heavy hearts, the family of Kathern “Kathy” Moyneur, announces her passing on Thursday, September 4, 2014, at the age of 58. Beloved wife of the late Wilfred Joseph Robert (Rob) Moyneur (2013). Loving stepmother of Rob Jr. of Edmonton, Rick (Linda) of Vancouver, Ken of Stratford, Lynn Morningstar (Bruce) of Corunna and Breanne (her special daughter). She leaves behind her beautiful grandchildren: Terra Bell (John), Angie (Alan), Nicole (Jeremiah) Smith, Justin, Gayle (Chris), Tasha Rissling (Dan), Dale (Sarah) Morningstar and Stephanie Moyneur-Black. Kathy also leaves behind her devoted cat-boys Maxx and Samm. Dear sister of Ed (Judy) Garant, Mike (Cheryl) McManemy, Terry (Bridgette) McManemy, Sherry (Claude Ertewien), and Brandi (Roy) Desbien. Survived by her sister-in-law Marguerite Waters of Kanata and brothers-in-law Paul of Ottawa, Jack Saunders of Arkona, and Jerry Moyneur of Sarnia, nieces Courtney McManemy and Sarah Hurst (Chris), nephews Richard (Megan) Garant and Connor (Brittany) McManemy and by many great grandchildren.   Predeceased by Shirley and Allan McManemy, Tim McManemy and grandson Cameron Moyneur. 

Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at Smith Funeral Home.

Sympathy expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice, Canadian Diabetes Association, Parkinson Society or any charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated (cheques only at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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STUART: Eleanora Mary

Posted by on September 6, 2014

STUART, ELEANORA MARY, 83, passed away on Thursday, September 4th  at Bluewater Health with family by her side.  Predeceased by her dear husband, James MacPherson Stuart (1988), parents James and Ruth Currie, loved daughter Laurie Stuart (2011) and special brothers Bill and Bob Currie.  Survived by daughters Heather Stuart, Lynn Bouchard and Jim Stuart. Also, survived by grandchildren Deanna Desmarais, Jennifer Riley (Travis), Carlynn VandenEnde (Rob), Curtis Stuart (Kagne), Michael Moore, Michaela Wong (Ed), Melissa Wong, Laura Wong and Brandon Wong.  Great Grandmother to Irelynd, Justice and Styles Stuart, Jasmine Desmarais and Kenton VandenEnde.  At Eleanora’s request there will be no funeral service or visitation.  A family graveside service for interment of the cremains will take place at Lakeview Cemetery. The family wishes to thank Dr. Glen Maddison and staff, Bayshore Staff and Bluewater Health Staff for their compassion and care of Eleanora.  Donations can be made to charity of your choice or the Canadian Cancer Society.  Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.

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KISER (Hardey), Mary Margaret ‘Peggy’, of Sarnia

Posted by on September 5, 2014

Kiser, Peggy-resizedKISER (Hardey) Mary Margaret ‘Peggy’, a resident of Sarnia and formerly Chatham, passed away peacefully at Bluewater Health on Thursday, September 4, 2014 at the age of 87. Predeceased by her parents John & Mary Kiser (Moorehouse). Devoted wife of William (Bill) Kiser. Loving mother of Carol & Bob Shrumm, of Sarnia, Wayne & Susan Kiser, of London, Tracy Kiser, of London, and Gregg & Kim Kiser, of Grimsby. Cherished grandmother of Jason (Lisa), Shon (Catherine), Leigh, Jennifer (Chris), Jocelyn, Jillian, Julie and Crystal and grandmother of 9 great-grandchildren and of 4 great-great grandchildren. Dear sister to Elliott & Corinne Hardey, of Chatham and Betty French, of Grimsby. Peggy is survived by several nieces and nephews. Family to receive friends at the Funeral Home on Monday, September 8, 2014 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. A Funeral Service will immediately follow with the Rev. Canon Vicars Hodge officiating. Interment to follow at Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham. Donations in memory of Peggy to the Alzheimer’s Society would be greatly appreciated by the family.Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com

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NAPPER; Helen of Petrolia

Posted by on September 4, 2014

 

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Died peacefully at Lambton Meadowview Villa, Petrolia on Thursday, September 4, 2014. HELEN NAPPER (Thompson)(nee Young) of Petrolia, was in her 97th year. Helen was predeceased by her husbands William E. Thompson (1979) and Ernie Napper (2006) and her sons Douglas Thompson (1995) and Delmar Thompson (2012). She will be missed by her son Darryl (Debbie) Thompson of Agassiz, B.C. , her daughters-in-law Carol Thompson and Karen Thompson both of Petrolia, and her grandchildren Wayne (Bonnie), Todd (Jen), Heather, Jeff (Lili), Jason (Amanda), Dennis (Charlotte), Melanie, and Crystal (Chris) and her eight great grandchildren. Helen is also survived by her sisters Jean Hall and Donna and her brother Don Young, and is predeceased by sisters Margaret Staples, Frances Mason, and Dorothy Leckie and her brothers Colin, Robert, and John Young. Helen was an active of member of Zion United Church and of St. Paul’s United Church. She was also a life member of Birkhall Women’s Institute. Visitors will be received on Sunday from 6 to 9 p.m. and Monday from 10 to 10:45 at the Needham-Jay Funeral Home, Petrolia. A funeral service will be held on Monday, September 8, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Rev. Carolyn Wilson Wynne of St. Paul’s United Church officiating. Interment in Hillsdale Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Lambton Meadowview Villa Activity Fund or the Canadian Cancer Society (www.cancer.ca). Memories and condolences may be shared on-line www.needhamjay.com.

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WATSON: Lois Marion Watson of Parkhill

Posted by on September 4, 2014

With her 2014_09_04_14_10_31family by her side, on Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014.  Lois Marion Watson (Down) of Parkhill and formerly of East Williams Township in her 86th year.  Lovingly remember
ed by her husband of 65 years, Jim Watson.  Dear mother Doug (Cathy) of Dorchester, Marg McKichan (Bruce), Don (Shirley) Watson, Marion (Karl) Robinson all of Ailsa Craig.  Dear grandmother of Sherry, Mark, Carrie, Christine, Scott, Jacki, Jason, Kelly J. and Michael.  Survived by 21 great grandchildren and brothers in law Ivan Linton and Mac (Marlene) Watson.  Will be missed by many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by her brother Ivan and sisters Greta and Phyllis.  Lois was the Springbank community news reporter for many years.

Friends may call at the T. Stephenson & Son Funeral Home, Ailsa Craig on Saturday, September 6th, 2014 from 4 – 8 pm.  Funeral service will take place at the Ailsa Craig Community Centre on Sunday at 2 pm with visitation 1 hour prior.   Interment Nairn cemetery.

If desired, memorial donations to the Ailsa Craig Food Bank or the Middlesex VON would be appreciated  as your expression of sympathy.  Share a memory at www.denning.ca.  Posted free at Canadaobits.ca

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