TIERNEY; Margaret

Posted by on September 2, 2014

Tierney, MargaretIt is with great sadness that we announce the death of a much-loved aunt.   After a brief stay in St. Mary’s Hospital, Kitchener, Margaret [Peggy] Tierney passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 29, 2014. Predeceased by father George Pray, mother Martha Pray, husband Jim Tierney, brother Jack Pray and wife Janet, sister Mary Irving and husband Isaac and nephew Stanley Pray.  Aunt “Pem” will be lovingly remembered by nephews Doug Irving [Sharon] of Waterloo and Don Pray [Elizabeth] of Wanstead and by niece Linda Vansickle of Sarnia.  She had a wonderful loving relationship with great nephews James Irving [Melita] of Switzerland, John Irving [Maggie] of Halifax, Matthew Pray and Mike Pray of Wanstead and great niece Lisa Pray of London. They will greatly miss her.  Margaret was a life-long member of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Wyoming and took part in many volunteer church activities. She [with husband Jim] played at many community dances over the years and, after retirement, entertained at Nursing and Retirement Homes in Petrolia, Sarnia and surrounding areas.  Friends are invited to visit and share their memories of “Peggy” on Friday, September 5th from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wyoming Chapel, 650 Broadway Street, Wyoming. A funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Mark Lewis officiating. Interment in Wyoming Cemetery.  Condolences for the family and donations to the television ministry of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Kitchener, Ontario may be arranged through the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo at www.erbgood.com or 519-745-8445 or the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia (519) 882-0100  www.needhamjay.com

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WHITLAW; Jim, of Petrolia

Posted by on September 2, 2014

Whitlaw; JamesPeacefully with his family by his side at C.E.E. Hospital of Bluewater Health in Petrolia on Monday, September 1, 2014. JIM WHITLAW, was in his 62nd year. Jim is the loving husband to Jo-Anne (nee Willis), father to Jeremy and Susie Whitlaw, Kerri-Jo and Billy Tonnies, Krystie Whitlaw, and Kailey Whitlaw, and Papa to Joshua and Alexa Whitlaw, and Samuel, Jackson, Grace, and Rose Tonnies . He will also be sadly missed by his mother Madeline of Dundas, his brother John and Judy Whitlaw, and his sister Lynn and Ray Vary. He was loved by his aunt Norma Cobb and by his cousin, who he saw as a brother, Dave and Donna Cobb. He’s also survived by his brothers-in-law Paul Cruickshanks, Jamie, Mark, and Stephen Willis, and sisters-in-law Brenda Willis-Duke and Louise Willis-Ayres, and all his nieces and nephews. Jim was predeceased by his father Jim Whitlaw (2010). Jim had just recently retired from Shell after 39 years of service. Jim was an avid sports fan who enjoyed coaching his kids in hockey and was an avid fan of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Visitors will be received on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia, where a service of remembrance will be held on Friday, September 5, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Hillsdale Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to C.E.E. Hospital Foundation.   Memories and condolences may be shared on-line at www.needhamjay.com.

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MacALPINE: Murray of Oil Springs

Posted by on September 2, 2014

MacALPINE, Murray Francis – Age 76 of RR#3 Oil Springs, passed away on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at his residence. Beloved husband of Marilyn MacAlpine (nee Gasco). Loving father of Lynn (Aurelio) Roncone of Windsor and Bill (Brenda) MacAlpine of Brigden. Cherished grandfather of Cameron and Ryan MacAlpine, Michael and Kiara Roncone. Dear brother of Ethel (Lorne) McLennan, Irene (late Lenard) LePain, Barbara (late Frank) Evoy, Evan (Helen) MacAlpine and Mary (late Cyril) Childs. Predeceased by his parents William and Myrtle (nee Master) MacAlpine and siblings Myrtle (George) Butler, Harriette (Harry) Barnes, Malcolm (Grace) MacAlpine, Archie MacAlpine and Glen MacAlpine. Following Murray’s wishes there will be no visitation or funeral service. Cremation has taken place. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Island View Hunt Club by calling the funeral home. 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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ROGERS, Georgina Phyllis of Sarnia

Posted by on September 2, 2014

At Bluewater Health on Friday, August 29, 2014, GEORGINA PHYLLIS (AVEY) ROGERS, age 77 of Sarnia was “Promoted to Glory”. She was the dear mother of Susan Rogers, Brenda Went and Shaun Rogers, Grandmother of Shaina, Shaun–Michael, Seth, Jocelyn, Sierra, Jerrad, Joshua and Jonathan and great-granddaughters Miriam and Zahira. She is also survived by her loving cousin Heather Miller and her husband Ben as well as many other nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her parents George and Sheba, sisters, Isabel and Shirley and her brother Wilfred. Georgina was a long time member of the Salvation Army. A celebration of Georgina’s life will be held at the Salvation Army Citadel, 970 Confederation St., Sarnia on Friday, September 5th at 11:00 am. Friends are invited to visit at the Citadel on Friday from 10:00 am until service time. Sympathy expressed through donations to Salvation Army would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the D.J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre.  Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

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WHYTE: John “Jack”

Posted by on August 31, 2014

Peacefully, on Sunday, August 31, 2014 at Bluewater Health, John “Jack” Walter Whyte passed away in his 86th year. Beloved husband of 64 years of marriage to Marie Dorothe Whyte.  Loving father of Richard (Pauline), Robert (Sandy), and John (Margot). Cherished grandfather of Samantha Whyte, Katrina Whyte (Adam VanHoogenhuize), Shawn Cartland, and Travis Cartland. Dear brother of David (Coleen) Whyte and brother-in-law Alan Lemaitre (Nancy Carson). Survived by nieces and nephews Harold (Jan), David (Linda), Peter (Elsie), Mary (Greg), Paul (Mary Lynn), Jerry, Eric (Cori Lynn), Deanna, Jim (Kerri), and their families.  Predeceased by his parents Harold and Mary Whyte, his in-laws Maurice and Irma Lemaitre, and his brother James. Jack retired from 40 years of service with Ontario Hydro and 60 years as a Mason. His hobbies included wood carving, making and flying his own RC planes, golfing, playing music, and putting together a good jigsaw puzzle. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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WOOD: Eric “Digger” Roberts

Posted by on August 31, 2014

Peacefully, at his home, on Friday, August 29, 2014, Eric “Digger” Roberts Wood passed away at the age of 94. Survived by sister Hilda Ludy(Florida), and brother-in-laws Ray Johnson, Russell Johnson, Donald Johnson and Bob Johnson, and sister-in-law Ila Lassaline. Digger will be missed by loving caregivers, foster daughter Lori Mitchell, and great nieces Trish Johnson and Nicole Torma. Also survived by his dog Ally. Predeceased by his beloved wife Marion (2011) parents Thomas and Dora Wood. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia on Friday, September 5, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with visitation being held one hour prior to service. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Sarnia & District Humane Society or St. Joseph’s Hospice (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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DIXON: Gordon William

Posted by on August 31, 2014

Peacefully, at Twin Lakes Terrace, on Friday, August 29, 2014, Gordon William Dixon passed away at the age of 94. Beloved husband of the late Margaret Dixon (1995). Loving father of David (LuAnne) Dixon. Cherished grandfather of Brandee (Dave Burhoe), David (fiancé Kristin Bolianatz), Carla, Chad and Lee Dixon and great-grandfather of two. Predeceased by his parents, William and Anne Dixon, by his daughter Beverly Dixon, by his son Robert Dixon and by his brothers Dave, Tommy and Bill Dixon. Gordon was a lifetime member of Millwright Local 1592 for over 50 years. The family wishes to thank the staff at Twin Lakes for their wonderful care of Gord. Cremation has taken place. At Gordon’s request, there will be no visitation or memorial service. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please). Arrangements have been entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.

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FREW: Brian James

Posted by on August 31, 2014

It is with deeply saddened hearts that we announce the passing of Brian James Frew on Sunday, August 24, 2014, at the age of 48. Adored and loved father of Jared and Aidan Frew. Survived by the mother of his children Brenda Frew. Cherished son of Larry and Joan Frew. Treasured brother of Daniel (Marie) Frew and Matthew (Sarah) Frew. Fondly remembered by several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Dear friend of Graham and Lori Dalley. Predeceased by his grandparents Gibb and Kay Statton and Joseph and Frances Gibbs. Brian was passionate about music and enjoyed jamming with his friends. He was a successful and proud owner of Frew Technologies. Brian will forever hold a special place in our hearts. Cremation has taken place. At Brian’s request a private family memorial service was held. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation (cheques only at the funeral home please). Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.

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ENGERER: Pamela

Posted by on August 31, 2014

It is with deeply saddened hearts that the family of Pamela Engerer announces her passing on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at the age of 59. Beloved wife of Martin Engerer. Loving mother of Quintin Engerer. Dear sister of Susan Ward, Sandra Buchanan, Charlene Evans, Carrie Wernert and Jenna Meers, and aunt of Debbie Aide. Family and friends will be received on Saturday, September 6, 2014, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. Cremation will follow.

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RODDY: James (Jim) Milton

Posted by on August 31, 2014

Passed away peacefully at Bluewater Health on Thursday, August 28, 2014 after a long journey with Alzheimer’s. James was born in St. Catherines, Ontario on October 1, 1926. He was preceded in death by his parents, Milton and Sadie (nee Deline), and brothers Len and William Roddy. Jim was a devoted husband to Mary (nee Cunningham) for 63 years. He was also the loving father of Linda (Lou) DiMuzio of Sarnia, Diane Roddy (Roger Smith) of Prince Albert, Bruce (Sue) Roddy of Sarnia and Carol Groulx (Rory Simpson) of Sarnia. Grandfather to Dan (Terra), Tara (Shawn), Erica, Brenden, Erin, Lauren (Billy), Matthew (Jennifer), Allison, Spencer, Grant and Anne. Great-grandfather of Indie and Savannah. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and other family members. Jim graduated from University of Toronto in 1950 with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He worked at Prestolite in Pt. Edward until it closed. He was a long-time member of Paterson Memorial Church of Sarnia. A true sailor, Jim and his wife Mary, were active members of the Sarnia Yacht Club. Special thanks to Reverend Allan Farris for his prayers and words of comfort. Thanks to Dr. Pasqualucci, Dr. Crombeen, and the nurses of Bluewater Health for their care during his last hours and their tenderness is assisting family at the end of a long journey. In lieu of a visitation and flowers, the family requests donations be made to Paterson Memorial Church (cheques only at the funeral home please). Jim was not a man who liked a fuss. At his request, there will not be a service or visitation. Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.

Sail on Jim, sail on.

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MEIER: Hedy

Posted by on August 31, 2014

Peacefully, on August 27, 2014 at Bluewater Health, Hedy Meier passed away at the age of 95. Beloved wife of the late Arthur. Loving mother of Hedy (Wally) Chute and Erica (John) Churchill. Cherished grandmother of Kyle (Janet) Little, Steven (Kelly) Chute, Tracy (Mike) Carnegie, and Cameron Churchill. Treasured great-grandmother of Owen, Charlotte, Tyson, Sonya, Elyse, and Seraphina. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia on Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. with visitation one hour prior. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Bluewater Health Palliative Care or the Arthritis Association (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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NIXON: Grant Matthew

Posted by on August 31, 2014

It is with deeply saddened hearts that the family of Grant Matthew Nixon of Oil Springs announces his passing on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at the age of 59. Beloved husband and best friend of Debbie Nixon. Loving father of Brett Nixon, Ryan Nixon (Amy O’Neill) and Geoff (Mckinlea) Goemans. Dear brother of Murray (Pat) Nixon, Mark Nixon, Gwen (Jeff) Grant, Kim (Phil) Somers, Debbie (Bob) Stothers. Loved son of Ernest Phillips and son-in-law of Doris Wagner (Ron). Fondly remembered by aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by his parents Carson Nixon and Bettina Phillips and his brother Butch Phillips Jr. Grant worked at Dow and retired after 30 years. He and Debbie were passionate about baseball, enjoying time together at numerous baseball events. Grant will be sadly missed by his cat Leif. Cremation has taken place. At Grant’s request, there will be no visitation or memorial service. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Sarnia & District Humane Society or the Alzheimer Society (cheques only at the funeral home please). Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.

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SMITH: William “Bill” Clarence

Posted by on August 31, 2014

September 26, 1934 – August 24, 2014

Surrounded by love, at Bluewater Health Hospital, after a long battle with cancer, William “Bill” Clarence Smith passed away at the age of 79. Loving husband of the late Jackie Smith and the late Sheila Smith.  Adored father of Vicki Henderson, Debbie Closs (John), Pat Whitney (Dean), Donna Lee Murphy (Clarence), Doug Smith (Jean Marie), Leanda Bracegirdle, Shelley Smith Aadoson (Andres) and Tracy Smith (Cathy).  Cherished grandpa to John and Shannon Ayers, Rachel Potter (Keith), Jacob Ewing (Celeste), James (Alison) and Steve Closs, Alicia and Rebecca Whitney, Sean (Kristen), Kathleen and Michael Murphy, Bianca, Mya and Vincent Bracegirdle, Peter (Sarah) and Devan Aadoson, Nathan and Richard Bonselaar.  Great grandpa to Adrianna and Sebastian Potter and Penelope Ewing.   Loved step-dad of Debbie Dudman (Dave), Guy Gibson-Smith (Tiffany) and John Gibson (Vicki). Bill was an honored member of the Masonic Lodge for 25 years and a proud member of the Royal Canadian Legion for 45 years. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends are invited to a Masonic Service and a memorial service held at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. with a luncheon to follow at the Smith Family Centre. 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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KELLY: Dr. Frances Mary

Posted by on August 31, 2014

Peacefully, on Friday, August 22, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Dr. Frances Mary Kelly passed away at the age of 68. Beloved partner of Karen.
Dear sister of Gabrielle (Eamonn), Mary (Keith) and also Erika (Joe) and their children Cameron and Mason. She will be dearly missed by Karen’s mother Myrna. Frances was born in Limerick, Ireland and had lived and worked as a physician in London and Sarnia, Ontario. She will be fondly remembered by many friends and patients.  Cremation has taken place and a private gathering will be held at a later date.  Rather than donations, sympathy may be expressed by being kind to one another and by buying a book.   Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.

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CAMPBELL: Herbert Earl of Strathroy.

Posted by on August 31, 2014

CAMPBELLPhotoCAMPBELL, Herbert Earl – Peacefully in his sleep at the Chatham Kent Health Alliance on Sunday, August 31st, 2014, Herbert Earl Campbell in his 91st year. Wonderful and loving husband of Vera Campbell (nee Stacey). Cherished father of Kenneth (Faye) Campbell, Carol (Dwain) Morgan and Ronald (Kathy) Campbell. Fondly remembered by 7 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Survived by his sister Edith (Gil) Saumur. Friends and family will be received at Denning Bros. Funeral Home, 32 Metcalfe Street West, Strathroy, on Wednesday evening from 6 to 9 o’clock, where the Funeral Service will be held on Thursday at 11 o’clock. Interment to follow at Strathroy Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Herbert’s memory  may be made to Samaritan’s Purse or a charity of your choice. Share a memory at www.denning.ca.

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TAYLOR; Bob of Petrolia

Posted by on August 29, 2014

taylor2Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at C.E.E. Hospital of Bluewater Health, Petrolia on Friday, August 29, 2014. BOB TAYLOR, 77 years, was of Petrolia. He will be missed by his wife Marcia (nee McIntyre), his son Randy and Tracey Taylor and his daughter Jody and Lee Whitton, his grandchildren, Zachary Taylor and Annie McMurphy, Eli Taylor, Michael Whitton, and Nicole Whitton, , and his great grandson Beau Taylor. He will also be missed by his furry friend Snoop. Bob was a brother to Jack and Dorothy Taylor, Donna Temple, and David Sharpe, and was predeceased by Wayne, Ron and Tom Sharpe. Bob was a partner for close to 20 years in B & B Collision, before his retirement in the early nineties. Visitors will received on Sunday, August 31, 2014 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia. Interment will be in Longwoods Cemetery, Melbourne. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society of Sarnia-Lambton (www.alzhiemer.ca). Memories and condolences may be shared on-line atwww.needhamjay.com.

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STEWART: Georgena Helen of Watford, Ontario

Posted by on August 28, 2014

cardpicHelen’s family is very sad to announce her passing peacefully at Watford Quality Care Nursing Home on August 28, 2014, at the age of 87 years.  Beloved wife of the late Bob Stewart (October 2002) for 54 years, her mother and father, brother Joe Harper (2000), 2 great grandchildren David Solway and Hannah Stewart.  Loving mother to Kay and Ron Cable of Strathroy ,Tom of Forest, Jim of Arkona, Lynn and Brian MacKenzie of Arkona, and Rhonda Dykeman of Alvinston.  Survived by her sister in law Norma Harper.  Devoted Grandma to 18 grandchildren, 45 great grandchildren, and 11 great-great grandchildren.  Throughout her life Helen worked at the Watford Slipper Factory.  She loved being with family and friends.  She enjoyed playing cards, going to bingo and jamborees.  She will be sadly missed by family, friends and her dear friend June White.  The family would like to thank the staff and Dr. Johnson at Watford Quality Care Nursing Home for the loving care they provided.   Friends may call at the WATFORD CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 232 Warwick Street, Watford, on Friday, August 29, 2014, from 6:00 – 9:00pm.  A Funeral Service will take place in the chapel  on Saturday afternoon, August 30, 2014, at 1:00 pm.   Interment to follow at St. Mary’s Anglican Cemetery in Warwick.  For those who wish, in memoriam donations to Watford Quality Care would be appreciated by the family.  Online condolences may be left at www.denningfuneralhome.com

 

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KARTZMARK: Robert “Bob” of Sarnia

Posted by on August 27, 2014

kartzmarkwebKartzmark, Robert (Bob) of Sarnia passed away at home surrounded by the love of his family on August 21st, 2014 at the age of 92. Bob was married to the love of his life, his wife Betty, for 64 years.  He was a devoted family man to his four children, nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.  He is survived by Betty, and their children Mary (Dave), Lynn (Jan), Scott (Cheri) and Doug (Gay); grandchildren Jason (Mary), Kristin (Greg), Cody (Brady), Lindsay (Jason), Levi, Dylan, Adria (Bob), Jesse (Dana), and Sebastien; great-grandchildren Christapher, Kyle, Lyla and Julia; as well as other extended family.  Predeceased by brothers, Martin and Roy and sister, Elinor. After farming for 25 years in Selkirk, Bob went on to complete his Masters Degree in Chemistry at the University of Manitoba. He moved his family to Sarnia in 1956 and began a 31 year career in the research  department at Imperial Oil. Throughout his life, Bob also enjoyed carpentry, gardening, fishing, travelling, crossword puzzles and learning computer skills.  In addition to volunteering with the Red Cross, Bob was always there to lend a hand for anyone in need. He will be greatly missed by his family, friends and anyone who had the pleasure of knowing him. A Memorial Service will be held at the D.J. Robb Funeral Home and Cremation Centre on Friday, August 29, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.  Friends may visit with the family at the D.J. Robb Funeral Home and Cremation Centre on Friday, August 29, 2014 from 12 noon until 2:00 p.m. Sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to the Alzheimer’s Society or Victorian Order of Nurses.

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PHILLIPS; Paul H. “Whitey”, of Petrolia

Posted by on August 27, 2014

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At his home in Petrolia on Tuesday, August 26, 2014. PAUL H. “WHITEY” PHILLIPS was in his 71st year. He was predeceased by his wife Sophie Evans-Phillips (2010). He will be missed by his children Tena and Theo Boven, Anthony and Julie Phillips, Cindy Phillips-Merrill and Than Merrill, Tiffany Phillips, and Ryan and Kerrie Phillips, and by his grandchildren Ben Boven, Helen Willms, Alison Boven, Jacob Phillips, Jason Phillips, and Tyce Merrill. He will also be missed by his sister Holly and John Duncan and brother Randy Phillips. Paul was predeceased by his parents Harwood and Mabel (nee Young) Phillips and his brother Barry Phillips. Paul was a retired member of IBEW Local 530 in Sarnia.   Visitors will be received on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia where a funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be in Hillsdale Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the C.E.E. Hospital Foundation. Memories and condolences may be shared on-line at www.needhamjay.com.

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Young, Anna

Posted by on August 26, 2014

Young, Anna Lillie (Clubb), age 92, of St. Clair Township (Waubuno), passed away at Bluewater Health, CEE Hospital, Petrolia Monday August 25, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Lloyd Young (2007) for 60 years. Loving mother of Keith (Gayle) and their children Krista and Bill Wells, Chad and Beth Young and their children Joshua, Hayden, Alexis, Allison Whiting and sons Owen and Cole, Cindy and Mike Sutherland and their children Alicia and Cody, Doug McMichael and his children Samantha and Mitchel, Dawn and Brad, Riley and their sons Casey, Davon (deceased). Carol (Don) Piggott and their children Adam (Victoria), and their daughters Mackenzie and Ivy, Matthew (Laura) and their children Xavier and Chiara and 7 great-great grandchildren. Survived by sisters-in-law Josephine Clubb, Lois Clubb, Dianne Dennis, Doreen (Bob) Lambert, Muriel Walker, Bob Young, Marlene Young, Eileen Young, Harriett McKellar, as well as many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Thomas and Isabella (McRae) Clubb, brothers Gordon, Peter (Elsie), Jim and Harold Clubb. Anna served in the Canadian Women’s Army Corps during WWII. She loved and was devoted to her family and her church and will be remembered for her love of music which she shared with many generations of family and friends.
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Thursday August 28, 2014, 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral service will be conducted on Friday August 29, 2014 at 11am from the funeral home. Interment Bear Creek Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Brigden United Church or Salvation Army. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193

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COPELAND: Craig Allan of Watford, Ontario

Posted by on August 25, 2014

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It is with great sadness that the family of Craig Copeland announce his passing at St. Joseph’s Hospice in London, on Sunday, August 23, 2014, at the age of 23 years.  Beloved son of Ron & Therese Copeland.  Brother of Travis and Allison.  Predeceased by his grandparents Earl and Mary Copeland, and Harry and Gertrude Schepers.  Craig will be sadly missed by his aunts and uncles Marie and Bob, Ken and Cheryl, Donnie, Jim and Mary, Wayne, Terry and Lynne, Janice and Morris, Patty and Rob, Brian and Vicki, Mary and Casey, Anne, Mark and Lia, Rita and Don, and Harry, and his numerous cousins.

Friends may call at the WATFORD CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 232 Warwick Street, Watford, on Wednesday, August 27, 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 Thursday morning, August 28, 2014, at 11:00 am.  Interment to follow at Our Lady Help of Christians Cemetery.  For those who wish, in memoriam donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice of London would be appreciated by the family.  Online condolences may be left at www.denningfuneralhome.com

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LOCKWOOD, Theresa Emma

Posted by on August 25, 2014

54 years, passed away peacefully on August 24, 2014 surrounded by her loving friends and family. Reunited with her late husband Fred (2009). Much loved sister of Mary-Jo Lockwood, Aunt of Hillary Noyle (nee Godard) and Great Aunt of Liam Noyle. Predeceased by her parents James and Peggy Lockwood. She will be sadly missed by her canine companion Oreo as well as many cousins, friends and family. If you so desire, donations to the Canadian Lung Association would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Wednesday 3-5 & 7-9 pm. Funeral service to celebrate Theresa’s life Thursday at 10 am at FAMILIES FIRST 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor (519-969-5841). Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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BATTLE; Wally of Petrolia

Posted by on August 24, 2014

BattleWallyDied peacefully at his home on Saturday, August 23, 2014. Wally Battle, 76 years, of Petrolia. Wally will be missed by his wife Bonnie (nee Strevel), his step-children Dennis White, Tim and Isabelle White, Jeff and Julie White, and Lisa and Randy Morningstar, his grandchildren Kay-Leigh Morningstar, Jason White, and James White, and his great grandchildren Brooklyn Morningstar and Brantley White.   Wally is also survived by his brother Jack Battle and sisters Jean Crombeen, Beatrice Arnold, and Mary Lou Battle. He was predeceased his parents William and Lorene Battle, his brothers Clayton, Art, Carl, Charles, and Jim Battle and sisters Ruth Spencer, Una Mae Young, and Margaret Harper. Wally worked for 32 years for the Lambton County Board of Education as a supervisor of the custodial staff, before retiring 19 years ago.   Visitors will be received on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Needham-Jay Funeral Home, Petrolia where a funeral service will be held on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Dr. Robert M. Gibson officiating. Interment to follow in Hillsdale Cemetery. As expressions sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario (www.heartandstroke.on.ca) and the Canadian Cancer Society (www.cancer.ca). Memories and condolences may be shared on-line at www.needhamjay.com.

 

 

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Mc Bean: Frances Emma of Sarnia

Posted by on August 24, 2014

mcbeanwebPassed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at Marshall Gowland Manor on Saturday, August 23, 2014  FRANCES EMMA (Quinn) Mc Bean, age 76 of Sarnia. Beloved wife of Garry Mc Bean. Dear mother of Gary Mc Bean ( Holly) of Camlachie, James Mc Bean of Guelph, Debora Mc Bean (Marlene) of Sarnia and Tammy Crook (Greg) of Sarnia. Cherished grandmother of Tyler (Jillian), Curtis (Sherri), Cassidy, Jazlyn and Narissa and great grandchildren.  Survived by her sister Katy (Clair) Penfound of Petrolia and Pat Hilbert of Sarnia and brother in – law Ted Archer Port Franks and sisters  in – law Delores Quinn, Rose Hayes  and Marion and   her many  nieces and  nephews. Predeceased by her parents Edward and Marjorie Quinn and brothers Gerald, Donald, Maurice, James and sisters Jean Irvine (Bob) , Dorothy (Oscar ) Berdan, Mary Archer and brother in – law Jack Hilbert. Resting at the D.J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE where services will be on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Lakeview Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. and on Wednesday one hour prior to service time. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Alzheimer’s Society, Lambton Elderly OutReach or Marshall Gowland Manor.

 

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Free: Brian Joseph “OOPSY” Free of Sarnia

Posted by on August 23, 2014

At home on Friday, August, 22, 2014    BRIAN JOSEPH FREE (OOPSY), age 54 of Sarnia passed away. Much loved husband of Sharon Caron and dear father of Mike Caron (Jami), Crystal Caron and Anthony Free.  Will be missed by his brother Robert Free (Joanne), Allan Free (Leslie), Kathy Free, Jim Free (Judy). Cherished Papa of 9 grandchildren. Predeceased by his parents Doug and Ruth Free and his brother William Henry Free. The family will receive family and friends at the D.J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION CENTRE on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. with cremation to follow. Memorial donations in Brian’s name can be made to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society.

 

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