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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TOTH: Anna Elizabeth of Strathroy

Posted by on October 17, 2014

Peacefully, at web picStrathroy Hospital on Friday, October 17th, 2014.  Anna Elizabeth Toth (Lukanyi) of Strathroy at the age of 79. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Sr. (2007).  Loving daughter of Anna Lukanyi and loving sister of Kathy Ramsay.  Loving mother of Eva Lane of London, Clara (Peter) Bleakney of Oakville and Jos
eph Toth Jr. of Strathroy.  Dear “mama” of William Lane, Jeffrey (Meaghan) Lane and Erin (Joseph) Cottle and their father Jack Lane, Angela McQueen, Evan Bleakney and Leanna Bleakney.  Dear great grandmother of Elizabeth and Penny Cottle and Reese Lane.  Predeceased by her father Imre Lukanyi and her brother Imre Lukanyi Jr.  Dear aunt of Kristine Vanderheyden and Shelley Taylor and their families.

Friends are invited to join the family at Denning Bros. Funeral Home, Strathroy on Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 from 2 – 3 pm followed by a memorial service at 3 pm.

If desired, memorial contributions to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy.  Share a memory at www.denning.ca

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CHISHOLM: Mark David

Posted by on October 17, 2014

CHISHOLM obituary pictureOn Wednesday, October 15, 2014, at 4:38 p.m., Mark went home to be with his Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Much-loved son of Jim and Barb. Best friends of brothers Rob (Crystal), Dan (Rachel), and Mike. Favourite Uncle to Breanna, Kalib and Adele. Dear grandson to Anne Coughlan. Big brother and friend to Chance Bremner. Mark has many cousins, aunts, uncles and friends that will miss him deeply. Family and friends will be received on Monday, October 20, 2014, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Sarnia Gospel Hall, 1791 London Line, Sarnia. A funeral service will be held at Sarnia Gospel Hall on Tuesday, October 21, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow in Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Kidney Foundation or Big Brothers of Sarnia-Lambton (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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WALSH: Marie Elizabeth (Lippold)

Posted by on October 17, 2014

Peacefully on Monday, October 13, 2014, at Marshall Gowland Manor, Marie Walsh passed away at the age of 86. Beloved wife of the late Clifford Walsh (2004). Loving  mother of Layton (Nancy) of Petrolia, Warren (Darren) of Toronto, Kathy of Sarnia, Darryl of Sarnia, and Brian (Michelle) of Sarnia. Cherished grandmother of Angela, James, Stephanie, Jason, Emma, and Jordan. Treasured great-grandmother of Lillian, Gavin, Evan, Max, and Lincoln. Marie was President of the Marshall Gowland Manor Auxiliary for over 25 years. Her most important job was a stay-at-home mom. She will be deeply missed by her family. We would like to extend a special thank you to the nurses in the Rose Unit of Marshall Gowland Manor for taking such great care of our mother. Cremation has taken place. A private family graveside service will be held at a later date in West Lorne. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Alzheimer Society (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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

Posted by on October 16, 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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FREISINGER, Stephen Jacob

Posted by on October 14, 2014

web_Freisinger, Stephen Passed away peacefully surrounded by his girls on October 13, 2014 at Hospice of Windsor at 91 years of age following a brief illness. Devoted husband of the late Mary (2013). Cherished father of Anne Fischer, Eva Chin (Richard), Christine Scott (Ian) and Lisa Gaspar (Jeff). Adoring grandfather of Kim Fischer, William and Trevor Chin, Logan and Taylor Scott and great grandfather of Alec Gaspar. Survived by sister Elizabeth Scherer. Also welcomed to Heaven by parents John and Eva Freisinger and son-in-law Doug Fischer. He will be deeply missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Steve will be remembered for his years of customer service at Sarnia Glass, Remington Hardware, Service Hardware and, after “retirement”, his years at Beaver Lumber. Steve enjoyed time with his family at their summer home at Wildwood by the Lake and their winter home at Siesta Key Florida where he managed to find renovation projects to keep him busy. Steve and Mary took many family vacations across Canada and the U.S and enjoyed traveling to Germany, Austria, Romania and Australia to visit relatives. Steve was always a gentleman and during his brief illness he always thanked everyone who helped him and all who came to visit.
Special thanks to the caring staff and volunteers at the Hospice of Windsor especially Dr. Bergeron. Sincere thanks to the physicians and nurses at University Hospital in London, Neurology unit, Windsor Regional Hospital Ouellette and Metropolitan Campuses, V.O.N. nurses and PSWs especially Jeff that provided in-home care.
In lieu of flowers donations to V.O.N or Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family.
Visitation Friday 3-5 & 7-9pm with Parish Prayers Friday 8pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Saturday, family and friends are invited to meet at Most Precious Blood Church (1947 Meldrum) after 10am, followed by Funeral Mass at 11am. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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D’Ippoliti, Filomena

Posted by on October 14, 2014

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D’Ippoliti, Filomena

With family by her side, it is with great sadness in our hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Filomena D’Ippoliti at the age of 79 at St. Joseph’s Healthcare, Parkwood Hospital in London, ON. Beloved daughter of late Giovanni and Teresa Spardella and devoted wife of the late Angelo (2012). Loving and strong mother of Silvana (Gord MacLean), Bruno (late Christine 2014), John and Angela (Jay Cator). Cherished and adoring Nonna of Samantha, Emily, Victoria, Wesley and Alicia. She will be missed by her brother Mario, sisters Annetta, Elizabeth, and late sisters Nina and Georgina; sisters-in-law Guiseppina (Antonio Germani), Rosina (Rugerro Gesuale), Marietta (Peter Ippoliti), nephew Andy Fortuna (Noria), Andy Germani (Phil), Mickey Gesuale (Teresa), Andy Ippoliti (Josephine), Joe Ippoliti (Linda), Frank Ippoliti (Silvana), nieces Agnes (Elio Lisi), Sally (Frank Sementilli). Best friend to Stanka Pavlovic (Anto), Concetta Querqui and Anna Lukic. Her vivacious spunk and hard work ethic were not enough to fight a very angry and aggressive cancer but she will always be known for her kindness, enthusiasm and compassion for others. Visitations will be held in Windsor on Fri. Oct. 17, 2014 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. (8 p.m. eulogy and rosary prayer) at Families First, 1065 Lauzon Rd. Windsor (519)969-5841. Funeral Mass will be held on Sat. Oct. 18th at 10:00 am (close family and friends early visitation at 9 a.m.) at Our Lady of Atonement on 2940 Forest Glade Dr. followed by mausoleum burial at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens at RR #1 Oldcastle. Special thanks to Dr. Laura Diachun, Dr. Minuk, Lynda Parker, SW and the many excellent nursing and allied health staff at the two London Hospital’s. If desired, donations are appreciated to the Southwest Regional Cancer Program. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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KOOLEN: Mr. Harry of Watford, Ontario

Posted by on October 14, 2014

IMGPassed away Sunday, October 12, 2014, at 5:00 pm, in London, at the age of 66 years.  Loving husband of 44 years and best friend of Marlies Koolen (VanGorp).  Dear Dad of John Koolen (Michelle), Pete Koolen, Annette Schoenfeld (Dirk), Kevin Koolen (Janine Payne), Jamie Koolen, and Katrina Koolen.  Dear Grampa of Mitchell, Morgan, Erika, Zachery, Bryceson, and Brayden.   Predeceased by his parents John and Anna Koolen.  Brother of Toni Hendrikx (Archie), Nick Koolen (Caroline), John Koolen (Dina), Tina Nieuwenhuizen (Arnold), Mary Verberne, Joe Koolen (Wendy), Joanne (John) Vanderydt, Nellie Vink (Martin), Jim Koolen (Donna), Teresa Koolen, Frances Van Poppel (Herman), Martin Koolen, and Dan Koolen.  Brother in law of Elly Jamieson (Mark), Adrian  VanGorp (Gina), Margaret Bock (Otto), Tony VanGorp (Nora), Rita Soetemans (Dan), and Anita VanGorp. Friends may call at the WATFORD CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 232 Warwick Street, Watford, on Thursday, October 16, 2014, from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm & 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady Help of Christians Church on Friday morning, October 17, 2014, at 11:00 am.  For those who wish, in memoriam donations to the charity of one’s choice would be appreciated by the family.  Online condolences may be left at www.denningfuneralhome.com

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LOCKE: Ruth of Strathroy, Ontario

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photo (12)Peacefully on Sunday, October 12th, 2014 with family at her side, Lillian “Ruth “Locke of Strathroy. Beloved wife of the late George William “Bill” (1990). Devoted mother to Dennis, Karen York, Cheryl Harrington (Guy), Bill (Laurie), Bruce (Amy), Allan (Donna) and Diane Locke. Predeceased by her daughter Wendy Deseck (1979).  Grandmother of 17 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.  Dear sister of Rev. Lawrence Hankinson, Lois Kearns and Pat Duralia (John) and sister in law to Grace, Shirley, Elsie Hankinson and Alma Locke

Predeceased by siblings Jeanne, Gerald, Maurice, Lorne and infant siblings Joanne and Dale.  Ruth graduated from the R.N. program at Strathroy Hospital (1944).  Ruth was past Worthy Matron of the Eastern Star and a member of the Daughters of the Nile. Visitation will be held at Denning Brothers Funeral Home, 32 Metcalfe Street West, Strathroy, on Friday October 17th, 2014 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Veritas Lodge #128 O.E.S. will hold a memorial service on Friday evening at 6:30 pm followed by a memorial service at 6:45 under the auspices of the Daughters of the Nile.  The Funeral Service will be held at Strathroy United Church, on Saturday October 18th, 2014 at 1 p.m. with interment to follow at Strathroy Cemetery.  Donations in Ruth’s memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society or charity of choice. Share a memory at www.denning.ca.

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MINOR: Laura Marie Amanda

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Peacefully and quietly went home to be with her Saviour Jesus on Saturday, October 11, 2014, at the age of 87. Beloved wife of the late Ralph Minor. Loving mother of Roger of Calgary, the late Larry of Sarnia, Brian of Sarnia, and the late Marianne of Sarnia. Treasured grandmother of Alyssa of Calgary, Jason of Ottawa, and Shane of Sarnia. Dear sister of the late Gerry Beaudry (the late Nellie) of Colborne, ON; the late Claire Bernardin (Aime) of Elie, MB; Olive Comeault (the late Napoleon) of Winnipeg, MB; the late Rita Beaudry of St.Thomas/Winnipeg; Art Beaudry (Sue); the late Maurice Beaudry (Betty); the late Andrew Beaudry (Cathy); George Beaudry (Betty); Lucille Nicli (the late Jim), all of St. Thomas, ON. Dear sister-in-law of Gerald Minor (the late Pat, the late Laura) of St. Catharines, ON.  Dear Aunt to several nieces and nephews.  Cremation has taken place. A memorial mass will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1465 Lecaron Ave, Sarnia on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. A gathering will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Sacred Heart Parish Hall. A private family interment will take place at a later date. Sympathy may be expressed through donations directly to Crossroads Emergency Relief and/or ALS Canada or by cheque only at the funeral home.

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