JENNINGS: Florence of Forest, Ontario

Posted by on August 31, 2015

web frontPassed away at St. Joseph’s Hospice, London on Sunday, August 30th, 2015. Florence Bennett (Smith) Jennings of Forest in her 81st year. Dear mother of Karen Lynch, Alan Jennings (Lori) and Debbie Jones (Keith). Loving grandmother of Cameron, Christopher, Heather, Derek, Destiny, Meghan, Andrea, Angela, Matthew, Lesa, David, Karen, Andrea and Emma. Florence will be sadly missed by her 17 great grandchildren. Survived by her sister Elsie McCahill. Predeceased by her parents Walter and Violet Smith.   Visitation will be held at DENNINGS OF FOREST, on Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 from 5-8 pm. Funeral service will be held at the Forest United Church on Thursday at 1 pm. Rev. David Dyke officiating. Interment Beechwood cemetery.  If desired, memorial contributions to the Forest United Church or St. Joseph’s Hospice, London would be appreciated. Share a memory at www.denning.ca (519 786-2401)

 

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CHAPMAN, James of London previously of Grand Bend and Strathroy

Posted by on August 31, 2015

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James Frank Chapman of London and formerly Strathroy and Grand Bend, unexpectedly passed at London Health Sciences Centre- University Hospital on August 30th, 2015 in his 79th year. Beloved husband of the late Susanne (Ferguson) Chapman (1999). James will be sadly missed by many including his fiancé Mercedes Zabala and by his sister Alice MacLean and her husband Jerry of Exeter. Predeceased by his parents Gerald and Doris Chapman and sister Doreen Kirk. Uncle Jim will be missed by Gary and Jane MacLean, Julianne and Ken Varley, Don and Joyce Kirk, and Kathy Kirk as well as many great-nieces and nephews. A private family memorial service has taken place. A special thank you to Dr. Andrew Smaggus and his team at L.H.S.C- University Hospital. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to Cancer Research. Online condolences may be left at denning.ca.

 

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MOES, Annie of Strathroy

Posted by on August 31, 2015

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Peacefully passed on August 30th, 2015 in her 91st year at Country Terrace Nursing Home, Komoka. Beloved wife of the late Albert Moes (2010) for 67 loving years. Proud mother of Henry Moes, Jane (Jerry) Van Arnhem, John (Christine) Moes, Rhoda (Barth) Wassing, Ron (Kathy) Moes, and Rick (Christine) Moes. Cherished grandmother of 17 special grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren. Annie will be remembered by many extended family and friends in The Netherlands and Australia. Visitation will be held on Wednesday September 2nd, 2015 from 7-9p.m at Denning’s of Strathroy. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 3rd at 1p.m at Strathroy East Christian Reformed Church. Interment to follow at Strathroy Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Victorian Order of Nurses, Sakura House (Woodstock). Online condolences may be left at denning.ca

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Smith, Alice

Posted by on August 30, 2015

SMITH, Alice Wilhemine (Currah),age 75, formerly of Wyoming, passed away on Saturday August 29, 2015 at Watford Quality Care Centre. Beloved wife of the late Donald William Smith (2005). Loving mother of Penny and her husband Geoff Cox of Wyoming. Predeceased by her parents Elmer and Margaret (Finch) Currah, her brother Leonard (Phyllis) Currah and infant sister Eliza Alberta Elizabeth Currah. Survived by several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Wednesday September 2, 2015 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral Service will be conducted from the Funeral Home on Thursday September 3, 2015 at 11:00am with Rev. Betty Jean Page officiating. Interment in Black Creek Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to charity of choice. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.com . Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193

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de Vlugt: Henderikus of Mount Brydges, formerly of Ailsa Craig.

Posted by on August 30, 2015

INSIDEBANNERPHOTOPeacefully at home, after a long and full life, on Friday, August 28, 2015, Henk de Vlugt of Mount Brydges, formerly of Ailsa Craig, in his 102nd year. Beloved husband of Doris de Vlugt (deceased) and loving father, grandfather and great grandfather. Visitation will be held at Denning’s of Strathroy, 32 Metcalfe Street West, on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 from 12:30 to 2:00 pm, with the Memorial Service to follow thereafter. Reception to follow at The Kingdom Hall, 50 Ontario Street East, Strathroy. A special thank you to all of the wonderful care and support provided by CCAC, ParaMed and VON. As expressions of sympathy, donations to The Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

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RIDDLE: Irene May of Parkhill.

Posted by on August 29, 2015

Peacefully at Chartwell Parkhill Long Term Care on August 28, 2015, Irene May Riddle, in her 82nd year.  Beloved wife of the late Kenneth Riddle (2008).  Dear mother of Helen (Norman) Roder and Kevin (Donna) Riddle.  Grandma of Shannon (Bill) Rogers and Christopher (Brandy) Hunter.  Proud great grandma of Tyler Bowie and Navy Hunter.  In keeping with Irene’s wishes cremation has taken place. A private family service will be held.  Donations in Irene’s memory may be made to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation or the Women’s Rural Resource Centre, Strathroy. Arrangements entrusted to Denning’s of Strathroy.

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Johnson, Isabelle

Posted by on August 29, 2015

JOHNSON, Isabelle, Margaret (Somes) age 77, of Sarnia, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Friday August 28, 2015 at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia. Beloved wife of the late James Edwin Johnson (2005). Loving mother of Dianne Huff, Mary Margaret (Guy) Poirier, all of Wallaceburg; Alexander (Barb) Johnson, Blenheim; Debra (Dan) Rabideau, Wallaceburg; John Johnson, Wilkesport; Betty (Ken) Melton, Corunna, Sandra (Tim) Johnson Wallaceburg. Dear grandmother of 17 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Joyce (Don) Cooper, Nettie Nutt, all of Sarnia; Fred (Lillian) Somes, Brigden. Survived by several nieces and nephews and best friends Carl and Kate Peterson. Predeceased by her parents James and Nettie (Saunders) Somes, brothers Charles and Jacob Somes, sister Marie Lumley and granddaughter Charlotte Johnson. Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Monday August 31, 2015 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral service will be conducted from the funeral home on Tuesday September 01, 2015 at 11:00am. Interment in Riverside Cemetery, Sombra. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice. Memories and condolences may be sent on line at www.steadmanbrothers.com Steadman brothers 519-864-1193

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MacINTYRE: Conny of Strathroy.

Posted by on August 28, 2015

CONNYAfter a long, courageous fight Conny MacIntyre lost her battle with cancer on Friday August, 28th, 2015 in her 52nd year. She will be greatly missed by her loving companion Adrian Dortmans and predeceased by her husband John MacIntyre (1997). Cherished daughter of the late Johannas Van Riel (1971), Johanna and Joe Smeekens. Wonderful sister to Pete and Mary, Adrie and Wayne, Jane and Doug, and Mary and Brad. Conny will be forever remembered by her nieces and their families. Missed by the MacIntyre Family, and Liz Glenn (Dortmans) and family. Friends and family will be received at Denning’s of Strathroy, 32 Metcalfe Street West, on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9pm. The Funeral Service will be held at Pinehill Cemetery, Thedford, on Monday at 11am. In Conny’s memory donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Share a memory at www.denning.ca.

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CATT: Mr. Charlie of Plympton-Wyoming, Ontario

Posted by on August 27, 2015

5 (deleted be62f688b0f274caa7f93de7fdd4aa18)Passed away at Marshall Gowland Manor in Sarnia on August 26, 2015, at the age of 96 years. Survived by his wife Dorothy (nee Dalton), son Harold and daughter Darlene. Predeceased by his parents Harold and Sophie Catt, and his brother Rex and sister Greta Hunt. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. Online condolences may be left at www.denning.ca   Funeral arrangements entrusted to DENNINGS OF FOREST

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PATEL; Jayantilal Dahabhai of Sarnia

PATEL, Jayantilal Dahabhai (JD)– age 75, passed away peacefully at 4.20 am on Thursday August 27th, 2015 at the Bluewater Health Centre. Beloved husband of Chandrika. Loving father of Umesh (wife Trupti) and Vishal (wife Shetal). He will fondly be missed by his grandsons Krishan, Dhilan, Kevan and Dhruv.  JD was very active in the local community having served as an executive in the India Canada Association and the Sarnia Hindu Cultural Society. He supported his wife Chandrika in her career at YMCA, guiding and supporting new immigrants to Sarnia. JD’s extensive family and friends will miss him and the special moments at community events, celebrations, on the golf course and at the badminton court. JD was born in India and spent his early life in Kenya where he trained as a teacher. He taught physics and chemistry in Kenya and Zambia and derived a great sense of satisfaction from the vocation.. He continued his teaching career as a substitute teacher after emigrating to Canada in 1986. He and the family settled in Sarnia where JD operated the Russell Corner Variety until 2002. Family will receive friends at the D. J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 102 N. Victoria Ave, Sarnia, on Friday, August 28th from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Cremation service will be held at Resurrection Cemetery on Saturday August 29th at 11:00 a.m. Prayer service will be held at the Hindu Cultural Society (217) College Avenue, Sarnia) on Saturday August 29th from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. As an expression of sympathy, friends may send memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of their choice. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through djrobb.on.ca   

 

 

 

 

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Di Nardo Maria nee “Di Giovanni”

Posted by on August 26, 2015

web_dinardo mariaDi Nardo Maria nee “Di Giovanni”
August 7, 1915 –August 25, 2015

Passed away peacefully at 100 years of age, with her family by her side on August 25, 2015. Maria is finally reunited with her beloved husband Rocco (1972). Also waiting for her are her parents Antoniella and Donato DiGiovanni, her daughter Antonietta(1944) and her grandson Danny, and all her siblings and their spouses: Rubina Paumblo, Luigi, Annina DiPasquale, Rinaldo, Antonio, Luco, Rocco, Angiolina and Giuseppe. Maria was forever a devoted mother to her children, Chris (Angela), Victor (Yvonne), Anne Pietrangelo (Valentino 2012). Adored Nonna to Rosa DelGato (Frank), Rocco DiNardo (Jamie). Victor DiNardo (Debbie), Stephanie DiFazio (Jason) and their mother Flossie Renaud. Anita DeLuca (Jason), Steven Pietrangelo (Diana). Great Nonna to Jacob, Dean, Isabella, Jayda, Ava, Alessandra, Adrian and Julian. Maria was a faithful supporter of the Verdi Club. Her late husband was one of the many founders of this club so the Italian culture could be shared in Essex County. Maria worked the kitchen for 30 years cooking for the many weddings and functions. If you so desire, donations to the St. John the Baptist Restoration Fund, the Windsor Regional Cancer Center, or the Ronald McDonald House would be appreciated by the family. Visiting on Friday August 28, 2015 from 2-5p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers at 8:00 p.m. Funeral Service on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 10:00am from FAMILIES FIRST 585 Sandwich St. S., Amherstburg 519-969-5841 to St. John the Baptist Church for Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow at St. John the Baptist Cemetery. Share memories, photos, or make a donation at www.familiesfirst.ca

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Sullivan

Posted by on August 26, 2015

SULLIVAN, Gregory, Gershaw – Age 66 of Corunna passed away Tuesday August 25, 2015 at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia. Beloved husband of Katherine (Hayward) (nee Rankin) Sullivan. Loving father of Tara Sullivan (Avi Miller), Sean Sullivan, Jeff Hayward (Lindsay Erlandson), Maren Hayward (Scott) Maenpaa, Amy (Pat) Dietrich. Dear grandfather of Nola Miller, Elle Dietrich, Ingrid and Emilia Maenpaa. Survived by his brother Richard “Herc” (Ellen) Sullivan and sisters Kathleen (Jim) Feltmate, Margaret Sullivan, Mary Sullivan (Roger) Surette as well as several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Richard and Edith (Gershaw) Sullivan. Greg worked in radio and television broadcasting as a station manager or sales manager. He donated his time to The Children’s Miracle Network and Ducks Unlimited. Cremation has taken place. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice. Memories and condolences may sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.com. Following Greg’s wished there will be no funeral home visitation or funeral service. A private family memorial service will take place at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden. 519-864-1193

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BESWARICK: Rosemary Colleen of RR1 Ailsa Craig.

Posted by on August 26, 2015

Peacefully at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Tuesday, August 25th, 2015, Rosemary Beswarick passed away at the age of 86. Loving wife of John for over  66 years. Cherished mother of John, Sandy, Cathy and Nancy. Rosemary is survived by her brother and two sisters. In keeping with Rosemary’s wishes cremation has taken place. A private family service will be held at Denning’s of Ailsa Craig. In Rosemary’s memory donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Share a memory at www.denning.ca.

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HUNT, Dorothy Kerstine of Sarnia

Hunt-webHUNT, DOROTHY – Dorothy K. Hunt (nee Haslund), age 97, passed away peacefully at Bluewater Health on Tuesday, August 24, 2015. She was born on February 14th, 1918 to Danish pioneer immigrants on a farm near Inwood, MB. She married her husband Percy in 1941 who predeceased her in 1990. Dorothy is survived by her daughters Marilyn Gregory of Winnipeg and Rita Damoiseaux (John) of Point Edward, granddaughters Elise Chamberlin (Sean) of London, Leila Damoiseaux (Josh Webb) and Kiana Damoiseaux, great-grandson Ronin Chamberlin and sister Georgia Lemoine, MB. She is predeceased by her sisters Signe and Ruth, her brother Arne and many brothers and sisters-in-law. She lived a full, interesting and hardworking life. She was a great lady with a sound mind, quick wit and a loving heart to the very end and will be greatly missed by all who knew her, but we rejoice in the assurance she is with her Lord and Saviour and all of her relatives and friends who have gone before. A celebration of Dorothy’s life will be held at Trinity Anglican Church (1194 Murphy Rd, Sarnia) at 11:00 am., Saturday August 29, 2015. Visitation before the service is from 10:00 – 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers donations are appreciated to War Amps of Canada, Trinity Anglican Church or a charity of choice. The arrangements are entrusted to the D.J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 102 N. Victoria Street, Sarnia. Messages of memories and condolences may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca  

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CREVIER; Donald of Sarnia

crevierwebAt Bluewater Health Petrolia on August 24, 2015, DONALD CREVIER passed away at the age of 81, dearly loved by his wife Teresa, loving father to Cindy Fraser of Sarnia and Donna McWilliams (Steve) of Guelph. Loved by his step children Juli (George) Chris (Bonita) and Beth. He was the proud grandfather to Kayla (Preston) and Nick. He will be greatly missed by many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Brother to Maryann (Barry) and Doris. Predeceased by his loving wife Gail Patricia (Moore) Crevier and his four brothers.  Private cremation has taken place. A celebration of Don’s life will be held Friday August 28, 2015 at 4516 London Line Sarnia, ON between the hours of 2:00pm and 5:00pm.  Sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to the Cancer Research Society (Cheques only please) Arrangements entrusted to the D.J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 102 N. Victoria Street, Sarnia.

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BROWN: Daniel MacGregor

Posted by on August 25, 2015

Peacefully, at his home on Monday, August 24, 2015, Daniel MacGregor Brown passed away at the age of 63. Loving father of Kathryn Mathieson and husband Jayson, Joshua Brown and Jordan Brown and wife Sarah. Cherished grandfather of Konahn Brown. Treasured brother of Michael Brown and Wendy, Ruth-Ann Ilgaulds and husband Willi and Susan Stoesser and husband Michael. Predeceased by his parents, Arthur and Helen Brown, and his baby brother Allen. Daniel retired after 30 plus years at Dow Chemical. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Thursday, August 27, 2015, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A memorial service will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Friday, August 28, 2015, 10:30 a.m., followed by a private family interment. In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Mental Health Association (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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LEVERT: Cindy Lou Elizabeth (Williams)

Posted by on August 25, 2015

Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on Monday, August 24, 2015, Cindy Lou Elizabeth (Williams) Levert passed away at the age of 53. Loving wife and best friend of Richard “Rick” Levert. Cherished mother of Kyla Levert (fiancé Kyle), Kelly Levert (Anthony). Treasured sister of Robert “Bob” (Monica) Williams, Sherry-Lynn Williams (Syl Rail), and James Edward “Eddy” (Laura Jean) Williams. Lovingly remembered by several nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family. Predeceased by her mother Florence “Irene” Williams, by her father James Williams and survived by his wife Shirley Legarrie-Williams. Adored best friend of Laurie Durocher. Cindy was a member of the Wives from Hell, her nickname was Cindy Two-shoes. She enjoyed the outdoors, spending time with her dog Maddy, and had a love for birds. Cindy will be deeply missed by all those who knew and loved her. Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Thursday, August 27, 2015, from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A celebration of Cindy’s life will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Friday, August 28, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. Cremation to follow. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Breast Cancer Society of Canada (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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LANGMEAD, Annie Florence of Sarnia

Langmead-webAt Bluewater Health on Saturday, August 22, 2015, ANNIE FLORENCE (ROWE) LANGMEAD, age 90 of Sarnia passed away. She was the loving wife of the late William George Langmead (2003) and dear mother of Gary Langmead of Calgary and Cathy Lynn Tack and her husband Curtis Watchorn of Strathroy, grandmother of Brian Jr., Taylor, Dale, Megan, Garrette and Sara and 9 great grandchildren, sister of William and Wallace Rowe. Several nieces and nephews also survive. She was predeceased by her brothers Clarence and Lloyd Rowe and sister Jean Mitchell. Annie was a member of Bethel Pentecostal Church for many years. Funeral services will be held at Bethel Pentecostal Church (1565 London Line, Sarnia) on Friday, August 28, 2015 at 11:00 am. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery. Friends may visit the family at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia) on Thursday evening between the hours of 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Sympathy expressed to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Memories and messages of condolences may be made through www.djrobb.on.ca.

 

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BULLOCK; Leland Alexander “Lex”, of Sarnia

Bullock-webLex has passed away after a lengthy illness. Lex received a Bachelor of Arts degree, graduating Cum Laude in 1974 from the University of Toronto. He applied for law school and was accepted by Western University and the University of Toronto. At that time Lex decided he wanted to, in his own words, “give back to the world, because had had so much.” He spent a year as a volunteer with Katimavik, a federal volunteer organization helping others across Canada. Western, because of his high academic standing, reserved his acceptance for the following year in their Law School.  After graduating from U.W.O Law School and Osgoode Hall, Lex pursued a successful career in Environmental Law in Toronto for ten years.  When Lex’s health problem began, he returned to Sarnia where he volunteered at the Inn of the Good shepherd, Neighbourlink and the Red Cross. Lex’s greatest pleasure was time spent with his son Anthony.   Lex is survived by his parents, Illa and Bill Bullock, his son Anthony, Sarnia and his sister Lori, London, Ontario.  In rememberance of Lex, please give a donation gift to Neighbourlink, Sarnia; Inn of the Good Shepherd or Dunlop United Church.  Service to take place at Dunlop United Church, (757 Rosedale Ave, Sarnia, ON) at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday August 26, 2015. Visitation before service starting at 1:00 p.m.  Arrangements entrusted to the 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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DAVIES: Reginald William

Posted by on August 25, 2015

Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Monday, August 24, 2015, at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Reginald William Davies passed away at the age of 76. Beloved husband of Ann Davies. Loving father of Laurie (Tim) Rockwood and Kimberley (Dave) Hunt. Cherished grandfather of Ryan (Geri) Rockwood, Kevin (Amy Rollo) Rockwood, Sarah (Marco Celio) Rockwood, Andrew Hunt, Matthew Hunt and Cameron Hunt. Treasured great-grandfather of Jeremy Rockwood. Dear brother of the late Joan (William) Stewardson, Ted (Teresa) Davies, the late Bob (Donna) Davies and Diane Gordon. Brother-in-law of Bill and Mary Feil and Frank and Susan Mrnik. Reginald is survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Edward and Eileen Davies. Reg enjoyed his career teaching at St. Patrick’s High School. He loved spending time with family and friends, especially his grandchildren and great-grandson. In retirement, he spent his days biking, birding, hiking, and gardening, and was an avid reader. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Thursday, August 27, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice or the Canadian Cancer Society (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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STEWARDSON: Gilbert “Gib”

Posted by on August 25, 2015

With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Gib Stewardson on Sunday, August 23, 2015, while surrounded by his family and friends at Bluewater Health, Sarnia. Predeceased by his loving wife of 49 years, Marlene Stewardson (Bendel), and his son Michael Stewardson. Loving father of Linda (Curtis) Thomson, Sandra Stewardson and Janet (Scott) McEachran. Survived and cherished by grandchildren Steven (Laura) Thomson, Christine Thomson, Brian (Venessa) McEachran, Elizabeth (Cody) Palmer, Seth and Julie McEachran, great-grandchildren Jaxson, Emily, Alexis, and Emily. Loved by numerous nieces and nephews. Also predeceased by parents Blanche (Batty) and Lawrence Stewardson and by his brother William Stewardson. Gib was a long standing member of Camlachie United Church where he and Marlene lived their faith. Gib and Marlene enjoyed many mission trips to Dominican Republic. He was the founder of “Gib’s Gang”, a work group of people doing repairs for the people in need in the community. Gib was an avid golfer and woodworker, and a dedicated employee of Imperial Oil for 37 years in the Research and Development Department. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at Camlachie United Church, 6784 Camlachie Road, Camlachie, on Friday, August 28, 2015, at 2:00 p.m., followed by a celebration of life luncheon at 3:00 p.m. for both Gib Stewardson and his son, Mike Stewardson (August 15, 2015). Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Community Living Sarnia-Lambton or the Canadian Guide Dogs (cheques only at the funeral home please).  Arrangements entrusted to Smith Funeral Home, Sarnia www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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BILAGOT: Josiah

Posted by on August 25, 2015

On Saturday, August 22, 2015, at London Health Sciences – Victoria Campus, Josiah Bilagot passed away. Loving father of Jonathan and Josiah. Cherished grandfather to Maggie. Brother of Jayne (Hian) Tan, Eunice (Romy) Rios, the late Esther (Jerry) Shuster, the late Samuel (Lina) Bilagot, Simon (Gail) Bilagot Jr., and Moses Bilagot. Will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Rev. Simon Sr. and Felicidad Bilagot. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be announced at a later date.  Arrangements entrusted to Smith Funeral Home, Sarnia. www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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MAW: Ingrid (Vanderveen)

Posted by on August 25, 2015

Peacefully into her loving Saviour’s arms at St. Joseph’s Hospice, on Saturday, August 22, 2015, Ingrid Maw passed away at the age of 70. Beloved wife of Jim Maw. Loving mother of Janice (Dan) Wilson and Jack (Janice) Vanderveen. Cherished grandmother of Jenica (Dan) VanEssen, Colin Wilson, David (Marcy) Vanderveen, Jonathan Vanderveen, and Jeremy Vanderveen. Treasured great-grandmother of Elliot and Arie VanEssen and Eli Vanderveen. Dear step-mother of Jim (Jean) Maw and family, Graham (Beth) Maw and family, and Brian (Susan) Maw and family. Loving sister of Jerry (Heather) VanSelm and Anky Graydon (Rick Jones). Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at Temple Baptist Church, 1410 Quinn Dr., Sarnia, on Wednesday, August 26, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. A private family interment will be held. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice (cheques only at the funeral home please). Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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MOLITOR: Ambrose Grey “Andy” of Strathroy.

Posted by on August 24, 2015

MOLITOROn Monday, August 24, 2015 Ambrose “Andy” Molitor was reunited with his wife Betty in Heaven. Loving father to Cathy Molitor, Jane Pierce and Patty (Jack) Parker. Special grandfather to Tracy (Phillip), Sarah (Hans), Nathan (Aleks) and Nikki (Greg). Adored great grandfather to Nafeasa, Ava, Tyrel, Tariq, Xander, Nashiah, Malakai, Benjamin, Evelyn and Jaclyn. Cherished brother of Joyce Grenier of Thunder Bay. Andy was a special uncle to many nieces, nephews and their families. Andy was a tireless volunteer for his church. In his retirement from Ontario Hydro, Andy gave himself freely and as a result all who knew him were enriched by his helping friendship, kindness and strength. Andy loved life, tending his garden and took great pride in following and supporting his grandchildren and great grandchildren in all their endeavours. He will be missed at the Senior’s Centre bridge table. Friends will be received at Denning’s of Strathroy on Wednesday, August 26th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm, where a Private Family Service will be held on Thursday, August 27th, with Dr. Brian McKenzie officiating. Interment to follow in Strathroy Cemetery. In Andy’s memory please give someone a hug, visit a friend or lend a helping hand.

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DICKENS: John Alfred of Sarnia

DickensDICKENS, John Alfred – Peacefully surrounded by his family at Bluewater Health Palliative Care on Sunday, August 23, 2015 at the age of 79. Beloved husband of Florence (Bourque). Dear father of Paul (Estelle) Durocher, Sarnia, the late Gary Durocher, Dennis Durocher, Leamington, Stephen (late Mionne) Durocher, Wyoming, Patrick (Yolande) Durocher, Sarnia, Denise Durocher, Sarnia, Laurie Duarte, Sarnia and the late Joseph Durocher. Brother of Sheila (Brian) Bucknill, Coventry, England, Carol Tollett, Brampton, the late Susan (John) Thompson, Hamilton and Yvonne (Peter) James, Coventry, England. Also surviving are many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents John & Elsie Dickens. The family would like to thank John & Florence’s fantastic neighbours Andy & Fran Simon and Bonnie & Robert McGrath for their continued support. Visitation at the McKENZIE & BLUNDY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 431 Christina St. N., Sarnia, on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 from 9-10:45 a.m. The funeral service will be held immediately following in the McKenzie & Blundy Chapel at 11 a.m. and will be officiated by Fr. Stephen Savel. Cremation has taken place. As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may send memorial donations to the Lung Association, 639 Southdale Rd. E., London, N6E 3M2. Messages of condolence and memories may be left at www.mckenzieblundy.com

A tree will be planted in memory John Dickens of in the McKenzie & Blundy Memorial Forest. Dedication service Sunday, September 20th, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at the Wawanosh Wetlands Conservation Area.

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