Saar: Thelma Edith of Sarnia

Posted by on February 21, 2017

Peacefully at Sumac Lodge in her 97th  year , Thelma Edith (nee McMullen) Saar, passed away on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Predeceased by her husband Melvin Saar (1997). Will be missed by her son Harry Saar and grand-daughter Katlyn Saar. Also survived by her sister Muriel O’ Bright, brother Ronald (Lucy) McMullen and sister in-laws; Ellen Saar  and Audrey McMullen. As well as her nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews.  Predeceased  by her parents LaDora and Lester McMullen of Woodstock,  brothers; Howard, Donnie, Hughie McMullen, sister Glenna McMillan as well as sister in – law’s; Jean and Wanda McMullan and brother in-law’s Bill O’Bright and Lloyd Saar . A funeral service will be held at the D.J. ROBB Funeral Home & CREMATION CENTRE (102 Victoria Street, North, Sarnia) on Friday, February 24, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. with visitation on Friday from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Lakeview Cemetery. Memorial donations in memory of  Thelma may be made to a Charity of Choice. Memories and messages of condolence may be made through www.djrobb.on.ca .

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BODDAERT: John, of Forest, Ontario

Posted by on February 20, 2017

BODDAERT, Mr. John

Passed away at his residence in Forest, Ontario, on Sunday, February 19, 2017, at the age of 72 years. Beloved husband for 51 years of Marianne (nee Pedden), and father of Terrie Boddaert (Christina). Predeceased by his parents Tony (1991) and Matilda (1982). Survived by his sisters Rose VanGrinsven (Theo), Mary Donkers (Martin), and Joan Wilkinson (Melvin). Survived by his brothers-in-law Larry Pedden (Diane), Andy Pedden (Sandy), and sister in law Bernice Fisher (Rick), and many nieces and nephews, and cousins. John will also be missed by his many golfers at the Forest Golf Club and Inn. He was a retired volunteer of the Forest Fire Department. A Memorial Service will take place at St. James Presbyterian Church on Friday, February 24, 2017, at 2:00 pm. For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, in memoriam donations to the Kidney Foundation or to St. Joseph Hospice of Sarnia would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be left at www.denning.ca Funeral arrangements entrusted to DENNINGS OF FOREST.

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HENDRA; Donald of Camlachie

Posted by on February 18, 2017

Died peacefully with his family by his side on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at St. Josephs Hospice, Sarnia.  DONALD HENDRA, of Camlachie, was in his 69th year.   He was a loving husband to Prima (nee LaCroix) for 47 years.   He was a devoted father to his son Darrell and his wife Karen Hendra and his daughter Mandy and her husband Ian Wright and a loving and most proud  papa to Jillian, Grace, and Nate Hendra and Madi, Ty, Ben, and Sam Wright.   He will also be missed by his mother Laura, his sisters Marlene Lukey (John) and Carol (Larry) Wilson and his brothers John (Marg) Hendra and Paul (Anita) Hendra.   He was predeceased by his father Ralph Hendra (2003).     He was a son-in-law to Fabiola and the late Alvin (1993) LaCroix and brother-in-law to thirteen and uncle to many nieces and nephews. Don loved nothing more than spending time with family and friends, especially cheering on his grandchildren, spending time at the family cottage in Chesley Lake and playing games of PrimaDonnas horseballs with his special group friends.  He also enjoyed being outdoors chopping wood, biking, spending time with his dog, and cutting grass.  He retired after 43 years as an Electric Motor Technician.   He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Br. 388 in Wyoming and a past member of the Huron Shores Optimist in Camlachie.  Don’s family would like to thank  Doctors and nurses who cared for him over the last year and a half.  A service celebrating Don’s life will be held at 11:30 am on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at the Camlachie Community Centre followed by a reception.   As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to St. Josephs Hospice (www.stjosephshospice.ca) or Paterson Memorial Presbyterian Church, Sarnia.    Memories and condolences may be shared on-line www.needhamjay.com.

 

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BAXTER: RANDY IAN OF SARNIA

Posted by on February 17, 2017

            BAXTER- RANDY IAN, passed away at his residence on February 8, 2017 at the age of 55. Beloved brother to Valarie Baxter, Tom Baxter, Tammy DeCarolis (Lenny), Tim Baxter and Tina Baxter (Bill) also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his Life partner Fran Collier (2008), brother James Baxter (1988), mother Donna Baxter (2001), father Vern Baxter (2005) and sister Rose Baxter (2015). Randy worked in Environmental Services for 35 years at Bluewater Health and he was an avid sports fanatic. Cremation has taken place and there will be a memorial service held at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia) on Monday February 27, 2017 at 8p.m. with visitation between the hours of 7:00p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Memorial donations in memory of Randy may be made to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Arrangements entrusted to the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia)

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KELL: William Baden, of Forest, Ontario

Posted by on February 16, 2017

Kell, Mr. William Baden

Passed away at North Lambton Lodge on Thursday, February 16, 2017, at the age of 83 years. Beloved husband of Maria. Dear father of Mary Ann Russell (Paul), Judy Billings (Wayne Thomson), and Susan VandenBoer (Adrian). Cherished Grandfather of Tara Palominos (Danny), Joshua Russell, Melissa Wilcox (Cody), Alicia Greenwood (Dan), Dayna Van Lieshout (Paul), and Samantha Billings (Brandan Clutton). Loving Great-grandfather of Savana, Nolan, Molly, Baden, Jackson, Della, Conor, and Audrey. Survived by his sister Betty Harding, and his brother in law Bart Wieleman (Anna).  Visitation will take place at DENNINGS OF FOREST, 9 James Street South, Forest, on Sunday, February 19, 2017, from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm. A Funeral Service will take place in the chapel on Monday morning, February 20, 2017, at 11:00 am. Private interment. For those who wish, in memoriam donations to the Parkinson Society would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be left at www.denning.ca

 

 

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LLOYD, Keith Anglin

Posted by on February 16, 2017

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his entire family just short of his 93rd year.    Reunited with beloved late wife Diane (nee Davies) 2016.  Dearest father of Richard Anglin Lloyd, Gillian and husband Fred Boyle.  Loving grandfather of Trevor and Brandon Boyle, and Richard Lloyd Jr.  Missed by Liam, Noel, and Rosie O’Dowd.  Dear brother of Marion Kelsberg and late husband Earl, Evan Lloyd and late wife Patricia, and predeceased by Lawrence and wife Knelda Lloyd, and Philip Lloyd and he is survived by Santa Gonzalez.   Keith served in the Royal Canadian Airforce during WWII.  He was a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and Vice President for Great Lakes Gas Transmission Co. but his proudest job was grandfather.  If you so desire, donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.Visiting Saturday from 1pm until time of Service at 2:30 pm at Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd., E. Windsor 519-969-5841.  Cremation to follow.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Hodges, Sophie (nee Szychta)

Posted by on February 16, 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our beloved, Sophie Elizabeth Hodges at the age of 85 on February 15, 2017 at Huron Lodge Long Term Care. Beloved wife of Mal Hodges for 65 years. Dear sister of Ruth Szychta and Joe Szychta. Cherished mother of Karen Webb, Kathy (Ed) Bondy, Mal and Linda (Bob) Renaud. Precious grandmother of Chris (Christine), Patrick Webb, Paul (Angelika) Webb, Alyssa Renaud, Nicole Bondy and great grandmother of Abigail, Daniel, Oliver, Addison and Parker. Sophie will be deeply missed and fondly remembered as a kind, sweet, and compassionate woman who put other feelings and needs before her own. The family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff at Huron Lodge for the compassion and care they provided Sophie for the last four years. To Olivia, Maria, Danuta, and Joyce, a special thank you for the love and devotion you showed Sophie while she was at home. If you so desire, donations to the Iris House would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Friday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Prayers Friday at 4:30pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Saturday, family and friends are invited to meet at Corpus Christi Church (1400 Cabana Rd. W.) after 12:30pm until time of Funeral Mass at 1:30pm. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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VAN ROOYEN: Grace of Chatham, formerly of Forest.

Posted by on February 16, 2017

Peacefully, with family by her side, at Riverview Gardens, Chatham, Ontario, Grace Van Rooyen (nee Dreise) passed away on February 15th, 2017. Grace was born in Groningen, The Netherlands. She has gone to be with her Saviour Jesus Christ. Grace leaves behind a wonderful, caring husband, father and best friend Marten Van Rooyen. Grace is survived by her children Dick and Shirley Van Rooyen, John and Dianne Van Rooyen, Annette (predeceased), Pete and Teri McGregor, Martha and Wayne Hooyer, Darlene (predeceased) and Mike Crow, and Paul and Kathie Van Rooyen. Cherished grandma of Matt and Gemma, Mark (predeceased), Billie, Tom and Melissa, Darren and Johanna, Joel, Lauren, Stephen, Mathew and Tanya, Shawn and Janice, Brian and Brittany, Cassandra, Jessica, Mike Jr. and Lindsay, Brandon, Candace, Nicole, Brian, Brandon, and Sarah. Grace will be remembered by her great grandchildren Kenzie, Elijah, Jessie, Lily, Violet, Rowen, Seth, Ethan, Jeremy, and Michael. Loving sister of Simon (predeceased) and Dina Dreise, Mary and Dick (predeceased) Dejong, and Albert and Ailda Dreise. Friends and family will be received at Denning’s of Chatham (519-352-2390), 4 Victoria Avenue, on Friday evening from 6 to 8pm.  The Funeral Service will be held at First Christian Reformed Church, 25 Tweedsmuir Avenue East, Chatham, on Saturday morning at 11am. Interment to follow in Maple Leaf Cemetery. Donations in Grace’s memory may be made to Chatham-Kent Hospice or a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be left at www.chathamfuneralhome.com.

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SAVARD, Leo Joseph

Posted by on February 15, 2017

Passed away with family by his side on February 15, 2017 at 91 years of age.  Cherished husband of Peggy for 62 years.  Loving father of Gerald Savard (Marita), Brian Savard (Diane), Denise Beard (Tom), Susan Wang (Jay), David Savard (the late David) and Larry Savard (Kelly).  Proud pépé of Danielle (Zack), Steven (Roxy), Christine (Alexander), Jason, Jamie (Katie), Tracy, Corey, Carly, Tyler and great pépé of Faye, Noah and Leland.  Dear brother of Yvonne Frappier, Betty Gaudette, Rita Villemaire, Aline Bourgue, Sue Carlson, Lillian Jean, Ella Whitesell, the late Eugene Savard and the later Gilbert Savard. He will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and friends.  Leo retired from Chrysler Canada after 33 years of service. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Sun Parlor Wood Carvers Club and pepper clubs.  A special thank you to Dr. Zajner and the Doctors and Nursing Staff at WRH- Ouellette Campus for their compassionate care. If you so desire, donations to Covenant House Toronto or a Charity of Choice would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Monday February 20, 2017 from 3 – 5 pm & 7 – 9 pm. Parish Prayer Monday 4:30 pm. Funeral Tuesday 9:15 am from FAMILIES FIRST, 1065 Lauzon Rd., East Windsor, 519-969-5841 to Our Lady of Atonement Church (2940 Forest Glade Dr.) for Mass at 10 am. Procession to Heavenly Rest Cemetery to follow.  Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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CASTELLUCCI, Celesta (nee Cervi)

Posted by on February 15, 2017

God called Celesta home, peacefully on Wednesday February 15, 2017 at the age of 90 years so that she could join her loving husband of 58 years, Pasquale (2010).  Cherished by her dear children Bill and wife Anna, Remo and wife Carola, Cathy Dombroski and husband Jeff, Lydia Fiorini and husband Quirino (Reno). Dear Nonna to Patrick, Jennifer and husband Matt Polack, Mark, Stephen, Kyle and fiancé Natalie Sirizzotti, Jessica, Nicholas and Daniella and Bisnonna to Carlos Rocco Castellucci and Madelyn Polack.  Leaving behind brother Giuliano and Carmela Cervi and sister Lola Cervi.  Reunited with parents Carmela and Antonio Cervi. Joining in heaven, her siblings Emiddio, Guido, Maria Sinagoga, Iolanda and surviving husband Oresto Celini, Gaetano and surviving wife Rosa.  She will be held dear in the hearts of her family, relatives, and many friends.   Celesta retired from the University of Windsor.  She spent her last few years with wonderful and dedicated caregivers who loved ‘Nonna’ at the Villages of St. Clair and was surrounded by wonderful neighbours.  Visiting Friday from 3-5 pm and 7-9 pm with Prayers at 4:30 pm.  Funeral Service Saturday 10:15 am from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 then in procession to Corpus Christi Church for a Mass at 11 am.  Entombment Heavenly Rest Cemetery to follow.  Share memories photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Nairn, Brian

Posted by on February 15, 2017

Passed away peacefully at home, on February 15, 2017 at the age of 88 with his loving family by his side. Beloved husband of Mary for 64 years. Predeceased by his son Bradley. Cherished father of Linda (Jeff) Zakoor, Janet (Stephen) Gawron, Christine (Christopher) Clarke and father-in-law of Susan. Much loved Grandfather of Lindsey (Marc), Lauren (Scott), Jennifer (Chris), Brian (Cheryl), Kristie (Matt), Gregory, Allison, Samantha, Sydney, Noah, Adam, Gillian, Nicole and proud great-grandfather of Bradley and Emily. Predeceased by siblings Ken and Heather. Survived by many nieces, nephews and dear friends. Brian was an active member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, a former member of Beach Grove Golf and Country Club where he enjoyed golfing and many great friendships. Brian established a successful Insurance Agency in Windsor and served as a director of the Registered Insurance Brokers of Ontario for many years, as well as becoming President of the Ontario Insurance Agents & Brokers Association. Special thank you to Dr. Dale Ziter and the staff at CCAC for their care and compassion over the past few months. If you so desire, donations to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Chapter would be appreciated by the family.  Visitation Friday 7-9pm. Prayers Friday at 7:30pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Saturday, family and friends are invited to meet at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church (4401 Mount Royal Dr.) after 9:30am until time of Funeral Mass at 10:30am. Procession Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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TRENOUTH: William “Bill” of Watford

Posted by on February 14, 2017

  Peacefully on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at Watford Quality Care, William “Bill” Wilbur Trenouth Sr. passed away at the age of 87.  Loving husband of the late Ruth Trenouth (nee Williams).  Beloved father of William “Bill” (Anne) Trenouth Jr. and Sharon (Ray) Goss.  Dear grandfather of Bill Trenouth, Ryan Trenouth, Tanya Trenouth (Franc Berube), Jodi (Chris) Vasey and Jami Goss.  Survived by his great grandchildren Alex, Jessica, Gabriel, Maddison and Matthew.  Friends will be received at DENNING’S OF WATFORD 519-245-1023 on Saturday, February 18th from 11:00 am until the time of the funeral service at 1:00 pm.  Interment to follow in Watford Cemetery.  As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to Bassett Hound Rescue of Ontario.  Online condolences accepted at www.denning.ca 

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SMITH: Dorothy Anne of Kettle Point, Ontario

Posted by on February 14, 2017

Smith, Dorothy Anne “Dot”

Peacefully passed away at her residence in Kettle Point Thursday, February 9, 2017, at the age of 56 years.  Daughter of Nathan Smith.  Sister of Donna Smith-MacPhee,  and Jim N. Smith.  Aunt of Christina Jeffery, and beloved cousin to many.  A Celebration of Life will be held at the Forest Legion on Sunday, February 26, 2017, from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm.  For those who wish, in memoriam donations to the Sarnia-Lambton Humane Society would be appreciated by the family.  Online condolences may be left at www.denning.ca  Funeral arrangements entrusted to DENNINGS OF FOREST

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DAVIES: LOIS EMELINE (NEE HENDERSON) OF SARNIA

Posted by on February 13, 2017

DAVIES- LOIS EMELINE, (nee Henderson) of Sarnia, surrounded by her family passed away at Marshall Gowland Manor on February 12, 2017 at the age of 79. Beloved mother to Jim Davies (Lorie Ann), Doug Davies, Sue McGeachy (Dave) and Rick Davies (Wendy).  

Grandma to Brianna, Mike, Joshua, Caleb, Charity, Joel, Jewel, Shawna and Leah.   

Predeceased by, her husband Norman Davies (2000) and her sister Beryl Steadman. Lois was a long time employee at Polysar, she did so much with SMAA involvement, spent her time knitting, crafting and she was an avid teddy bear collector. Lois spent time in the garden and travelling with family and friends. She will always be remembered for her enormous generosity and her kind and gentle nature. The family would like to express their huge appreciation to the staff at Marshall Gowland Manor for their compassion and loving care for Lois during her stay there.

A Funeral service will be held at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia) on February 17, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Dr. William Steadman officiating. Visitation will take place on Thursday 16, 2017 between the hours of 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

In Lieu of flowers memorial donations in memory of Lois may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society of Sarnia Lambton.

Arrangements entrusted to the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia)

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KOLDEWEY: Burkhard “Burk” Johann

Posted by on February 13, 2017

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Burkhard “Burk” Johann Koldewey, surrounded by his loving family, on Sunday, February 12, 2017, at St. Joseph’s Hospice at the age of 69. Beloved husband of Natalia. Loving father of Alexander and Anna Sofia. Dear brother of Michael and Wolfgang. Burk proudly devoted 33 years of his life to public service, and retired from the federal government in 2015. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. Cremation has taken place. A graveside service will be held at a later date. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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GRUBEN: Lynn Marie

Posted by on February 13, 2017

It is with great sadness that the family of Lynn Marie Gruben announces her passing on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at Bluewater Health at the age of 65. Lynn will be deeply missed by her husband and best friend of 44 years Theo Gruben; her children Kim Gruben (Scott Holmes) and Terry Gruben (Tara Anderson); her grandchildren Chelsea, Rachel, Jason and Ryan; her mother Barbara Bass, her brother Kevin (Deb) Bass and her sister Karrie Randall. She is survived by many nieces, nephews and dear friends. Predeceased by her father Roy Bass and her brother Robert Bass. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received on Thursday, February 16, 2017, at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. A private family service will be held at a later date. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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MORTIMER, Marion Jude (nee MacDonald) of Stouffville (formerly of Sarnia)

MORTIMER, Marion, Jude (nee MacDonald) – Peacefully at Parkview Nursing Home, Stouffville, Marion died on Friday February 10, 2017 at the age of 93. Beloved wife of the late Norman Scotty Mortimer (2007). Loving mother to four daughters; , Holly (Don) Howard of Brantford, Sherry Pavey of Hamilton, Jenny Bodnar of Uxbridge, Shana Mortimer (Rick Gibson), Uxbridge. Proud grandmother of Kim (Gord) Cowan, Rodney Howard (Tammy), Greg (Nadine) Pavey, Jessica Bodnar, Cameron and Ben Mortimer-Gibson. Cherished great-grandmother of Tori Howard, Caleb Bodnar and Lola & Scarlett Pavey. Dear sister-in-law of John Mortimer. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Marion was the last surviving sibling of the MacDonald family. She was an avid gardener and bird lover and spent many happy days in her yard with her flowers, birds and her beloved dogs. She had a kind heart for any animal in need and instilled that kindness in all four of her daughters. Marion had a creative edge that is clearly reflected in her poetry and flair for interior design. As children her daughters were never quite sure what the house would look like or where the furniture would be situated when they came home from school. Despite many strong opinions and lively discussions in the family, Marion was the apple of Norman’s eye and they are now together in heaven continuing the discussions. Visitation at the McKENZIE & BLUNDY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 431 Christina St. N., Sarnia on Monday, February 13th from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Fr. Vince Gulikers on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church. Private interment at Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may send memorial donations to the Sarnia and District Humane Society, Wanda’s Wish Trust or the Spay/Neuter Program, 131 Exmouth St., Sarnia N7T 5M3. Messages of condolence and memories may be left at www.mckenzieblundy.com

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Soden, Paul Gilmour of Corunna

Posted by on February 12, 2017

On Saturday February 11 2017 Paul Soden passed away suddenly at Victoria hospital in London at the age of 68.

He leaves behind his two sons, Eric (Venus) Soden of Toronto and Jonathan (Eric) Mugridge
of California.

Survived by his  loving partner Carol Windover and her sons Craig (Lindsay), Chris and Scott (Amy) and granddaughter Cassie.

Predeceased by parents Edward and Edith Soden,  brother Terrance Soden and Step father  Ray Stebbins. Survived by brothers Bud (Liz) and Larry ( Jan) and their families. Grandfather to Alex and Aiden. Beloved by his extended family, uncle to Marnie, Phillip, Dan, Alyssa, Kasha, Bailey and Courtney.

Paul held a Music degree and was a talented musician that traveled North America in his youth. As well Paul played Cello for the International Symphony Orchestra of Sarnia and Port Huron. Paul retired from a career as a dental technician.

Visitation will be held at the D. J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE on Wednesday February 15th from the hours of 2:00 to 4:00 pm and 7:00 to 9:00 pm with services at 8:00 pm. Private family interment on Saturday February 18th at 10:00 am at Resurrection Cemetery.

Donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Canadian Diabetes Association.

Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

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MELTON; Wayne of Oil Springs

Posted by on February 12, 2017

Passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Fiddicks Nursing Home, Petrolia.  Wayne George Kenneth Melton, formerly of Oil Springs, was in his 83rd year.  He is survived by his wife of 62 years Peggy (nee Hull).  He will be missed by his children Susan and Scott Dunlop and Murray and Karen Melton,  his grandchildren Erin and Brent Campbell, Andrew and Nicole Dunlop, Nicole Melton, Brittany Melton, and Erik Melton, and great grandchildren, Kaelynn, Ethan, and Liam Campbell, and Miller and Jameson Dunlop.  Wayne was predeceased by his parents George and Alice (nee Poland) Melton.  He is also survived by his sisters Lorna (the late Bob) Huggett, Leone (Jim) Annett, and Clara (the late Horst) Hirt.   He is also survived by sisters-in-law Norma (the late Bert) Simpson and Agnes (the late Park) Cameron and is predeceased by his brother-in-law Ted (Cathy(Dick Cieslar)) Hull.  He is also an uncle to many nieces and nephews.  Wayne was the owner of Mid-County Ford for 40 years and was active in the Alexandra-Inwood Lodge #158 and Britannia O.E.S. #34.  Visitors will be received on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm at the Needham-Jay Funeral Home, Petrolia where a funeral service will be held on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 11:00 am.  Interment in Oil Springs Cemetery.  On Tuesday Britannia O.E.S. #34 will hold a memorial service 6:30 pm and Alexandra-Inwood Lodge #158 will follow at 6:45pm.   As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made Shriners Hospital for Children (www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org) or Alzheimer  Society of Sarnia-Lambton (www.alzheimer.ca/sarnialambton).    Memories and condolences may be shared on-line at www.needhamjay.com.

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FEW: Leslie John of Plympton-Wyoming, Ontario

Posted by on February 11, 2017

Suddenly, on Friday, February 10th, 2017. Leslie John Few of Plympton-Wyoming in his 80th year. Lovingly remembered by his wife of 56 years, Georgina (Mitchell). Dear father of Greg (Kathy) of Sarnia and Steven (Connie) of Lambton Shores. Loving grandpa of Derek, Alicia, Nicholas, Michael and Marlena. Dear brother of Donald (Maxine), Allen, Charlie (Rose-Marie) and predeceased by his sister Jeanette.

Predeceased by his parents George and Mary Few.

Visitation will be held at DENNING’S OF FOREST on Thursday, February 16th, 2017 from 1 – 3 pm where a service will be held at 3 pm. Rev. Christine O’Reilly officiating.

If desired, memorial contributions to St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy. Share a memory at www.denning.ca. 519 786-2401

 

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WILSON-STRANGWAY, Joan of Mooretown

Posted by on February 11, 2017

WILSON-STRANGWAY, Joan “June” (Spirit of the Water) – Left this life February 10, 2017, remembering happy time with her husband, Bruce Strangway, daughters Deborah, Twila Wilson and Patti Jones as well as son-in-law Charlie Trainor. She is survived by brothers Pete and Camille and sisters-in-law. She enjoyed being grandma and great-grandma, aunt and friend. At June’s request there will be no funeral or visitation. Cremation has taken place. A sacred fire has been lit prior to a private graveside service. Remember good times until we meet again.
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Arrangements entrusted to STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden 519-864-1193.

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Maness: Sherman of Guelph and formerly of Sarnia

Posted by on February 10, 2017

Suddenly at Guelph General Hospital on Thursday, February 9, 2017.  SHERMAN MANESS, passed away at the age of 67; formerly of Sarnia. Beloved life partner of Sharon Wayling of 23 years and his cat Tovah. Dear son of the late Arthur and Elvira (nee Jackson) Maness. Sherman is survived by his sisters; Sandra (Marc) Mok and Sharren (Ray) Fisher. Sherman will be deeply missed by his many cherished friends and family in Guelph. Sherman enjoyed playing darts and played at Wolly and Fat Duck Pub. He was also a member of the Guelph Royal City Slo Pitch League for more than two decades. He was involved with the Friendship Centre movement for many years, working with the Ontario Federation of  Indigenous Friendship Centres. The family wishes to thank the caring staff of 4th. floor at the Guelph General Hospital. Funeral service will be held from the Maawn Doosh Gumig Community and Youth Centre (1972 Virgil Avenue, Sarnia, ON) on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow. Interment of ashes will take place at the Aamjiwnaang (Chippewas of Sarnia First Nation) Cemetery. Family and friends will be received at the Maawn Doosh Gumig Community and Youth Centre (1972 Virgil Avenue, Sarnia, ON) on Monday, February 13, 2017 between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. and from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Memorial donations in memory of  Sherman may be made to the Ontario Federation of  Indigenous Friendship Centres. Arrangements entrusted to the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia). Memories and messages of condolence may be made through www.djrobb.on.ca

 

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QUINN: Dolores

Posted by on February 9, 2017

Peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospice on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 Dolores Quinn passed away at the age of 86 with her beloved partner Arthur by her side.  Loving mother of the late Michael and Richard Quinn.  Cherished grandmother of Joline (John) Young, and great-grandmother of Carter, Cole, Cameron and Cody.  Lovingly remembered by her many nieces and nephews and all of the Quinn, and Norman Nisbet Families.  Beloved step-mother to the Beasley children.  Forever missed by the Beasley family in London, ON and the U.K.  Dear sister of Irene Laidler, sister-in-law of Ted Archer, Claire Penfound, Gary McBean, Rose Hays, Honey Hilbert and Enid Lomas.  Also survived by her daughter-in-law Bonnie.  Cremation has taken place.  A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia at 11:00 a.m.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice (cheques only when donating at the funeral home please).

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DAVIS: Brian Edward Trevor

Posted by on February 9, 2017

Peacefully, with his loving family by his side, on Wednesday, February 8, 2017, at Bluewater Health, Brian Davis passed away at the age of 80. Beloved husband of Sandra. Loving father of Caroline Davis (Tim McNeill). Cherished grandfather of Trevor (Kayla) Elliott and Calah Elliott. Treasured great-grandfather of Myra. Step-father of Jeff (Sandra) Stiles and Carolyn Stiles. Dear brother of Ronnie (Heather) Davis of Northumberland, England, Irene (Martin) Neary of Mount Bridges and Keith Davis of London. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Brian was trained in Scotland as a master jeweller. He opened his first business in London, ON in 1967. Since opening his business, he trained many successful jewellers. He was a proud member of the Masonic Lodge (Moore Lodge 294) and was a member of the Mocha Temple and the Shrine Jeepster Unit. Brian will be missed by all those who knew and loved him. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Monday, February 13, 2017, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., with a Masonic service being held at 6:15 p.m. A memorial service will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Tuesday, February 14, 2017, at 2:00 p.m., with a luncheon to follow at the Smith Family Centre. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Sarnia Humane Society or the Bluewater Health Foundation (cheques only at the funeral home please).

 

 

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SMITH: Sue Ellen

Posted by on February 9, 2017

It is with deeply saddened hearts that we announce the passing of Sue Ellen Smith at St. Joseph’s Hospice on Thursday, February 9, 2017, at the age of 59. Beloved wife of Stuart Smith. Loving mother of the late Ashley (2010) and Matthew and his wife Helen. Cherished grandmother of Kai. Dear daughter of Joyce and the late Bill Mooney and daughter-in-law of Ron and Anne Smith. Loved sister of Helena (Sean), Joe, Pat, and Rob (late Mary Jane). Fondly remembered by her nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family. Predeceased by her brother Doug, sister Brenda and nephew Jeremy. Sue Ellen loved and cared for her family deeply. She enjoyed playing Bingo, shopping, and spoiling her family. She will be missed by all those whose lives she touched. A special thank you to St. Joseph’s Hospice and Bluewater Health Palliative Care for their compassion shown to Sue Ellen. Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Tuesday, February 14, 2017, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Benedict Catholic Church, 1011 Oak Ave., Sarnia, on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow in Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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