DUARTE: Maria Dilia, of West Lorne

Posted by on May 20, 2018

Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, at St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, Maria Dilia Duarte, of West Lorne, passed away on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the age of 79.  Beloved wife of Abel Duarte for 56 years.  Loving mother of Abel (Marlene) Duarte of West Lorne and Paul (Shellie) Duarte of London.  She will be lovingly remembered by her grandchildren, Stephanie, Tyler, Abygail and Carter.  Survived by her brother, Manuel Ferreira Duarte.  Survived also by many nieces and nephews in Canada, Portugal and Brazil.  Relatives and friends will be received at DENNING’S OF WEST LORNE, 202 Main Street, West Lorne (519-785-0810) on Wednesday, May 23rd from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  Vigil prayers will be held at the funeral home, Wednesday evening at 6:45 p.m.  Funeral Mass will commence at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 24, 2018 from St. Mary’s Parish, West Lorne.  Interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery.  Condolences online at www.westelginfuneralhome.com

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MONTEITH: David Archie, of Wardsville

Posted by on May 19, 2018

Peacefully, on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Babcock Community Care Centre, Wardsville, David Archie Monteith passed away at the age of 53.  Predeceased by his parents Allan Vincent Monteith and Bessie (née Hoffman) and his sister, Ruth Ann Newman (2016).  Survived by nephew, Ed Newman.  He will be missed by friends, Ed and Mary Mylrea.  Heartfelt gratitude is extended to the staff at Babcock Community Care Centre for the personal and kind attention shown to David during the last 20 years.  Relatives and friends will be received at DENNING’S OF RODNEY, 212 Furnival Road, Rodney (519-785-0810) on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 from 10 a.m. until the Funeral Service at 11 a.m.  Interment in Gosnell Cemetery.  If desired, donations to Babcock Community Care Centre or a charity of choice would be appreciated.

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Oosterhoff: Jantien of Strathroy, Ontario

Posted by on May 17, 2018

At Strathroy Hospital, on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.  Jantien “Tine” Oosterhoff (Venema) in her 100th year.  Predeceased by her husband Sikke Oosterhoff and her daughter Grace Oosterhoff .

Loving mother of Richard M. Oosterhoff, Andrew Oosterhoff, Florence Oosterhoff, Frank Oosterhoff, Brenda Boulet and Paul Oosterhoff and Oma of Brandon, Ebony, Micheal, Frank, Leila, Lisa, Alex, Amanda, James and Jessica.  Great Oma of Christian, Lauren, Cadence, Ethan, Gavin, Tobin and Willa.

Funeral service will take place at DENNING’S OF STRATHROY, 32 Metcalfe St. on Saturday, May 19th, 2018 at 4 pm.  Interment Strathroy cemetery.

If desired, memorial contributions to Sprucedale Care Centre (Hickory Heights) would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy.

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OLIVEIRA, Ramiro Luis, of Wardsville, formerly of West Lorne

Posted by on May 14, 2018

Peacefully, at Four Counties Health Services, Newbury, on Sunday, May 13, 2018, Ramiro Luis Oliveira, passed away at the age of 82.   Loving father of Frank (Durvalina) Oliveira and the late Angela Welch (2015).  Cherished grandfather of Kyle, Caitlin, Cody and Gracy Oliveira.  Survived by son-in-law, Bill Welch.  Dear brother of Alzira (late Jose) Oliveira, Arlette Oliveira and Maria P. Oliveira.  Also survived by several nieces and nephews.  Relatives and friends will be received at DENNING’S OF WEST LORNE, 202 Main Street, West Lorne (519-785-0810) on Thursday, May 17th from 7-9 p.m. with vigil prayers beginning at 6:45 p.m.  Funeral Mass will commence at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 18, 2018 from St. Mary’s Parish, West Lorne.  Interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery.  Condolences online at www.westelginfuneralhome.com

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CAMPBELL: Marjorie of Strathroy formerly of Sault Ste. Marie

Posted by on May 10, 2018

Passed away peacefully at Sprucedale Care Centre on May 9, 2018 at the age of 86. Beloved wife of the late Ronald Campbell (2001) of Sault Ste. Marie. Loving mother of Don (Judy) Campbell of Strathroy, Edward Campbell of St. Catherines, Dave Campbell of Strathroy, Tom (Kathy) of McKinney, Texas, Joanne Campbell (Glen) of London. She will be remembered by her grandchildren; Johnny Campbell, Jessica Campbell, Nicholas Campbell, Billy Summers, Jennifer Summers and her great grandchildren Katrina Parker, Caleb Campbell, Caitlyn Campbell and Cassandra Campbell. Brother in law of Bernie Campbell.

A memorial service will be held on Monday May 14, 2018 at DENNING’S OF STRATHROY at 1 PM. Inurnment of cremated remains will take place at Greenwood cemetery, Sault Ste. Marie on Wednesday at 2 pm followed by a reception at the Sault St. Marie Legion. All are welcome to attend. Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Society. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.strathroyfuneralhome.com

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WATSON: Norman Kenneth, of West Lorne

Posted by on May 10, 2018

At London Health Sciences Centre-University Campus, Norman Kenneth Watson, of West Lorne, passed away on Thursday, May 10, 2018 in his 79th year.  Predeceased by his wife Gale Anne (née Fysh) in 2008.  Loving father of Edward (Tanya) and Allan (Michelle).  Cherished grandfather of Jennifer Lawrence and Dustin and Marisa Watson.  Dear brother of James (Annie) Watson, Dorothy (Doug) Staddon, Carole Watson and Marion (Karl) Brown.  Predeceased by his parents, Louis (1978) and Ruby (née Price)(1999) and by his brother, Robert (1955).  Relatives and friends will be received at DENNING’S OF WEST LORNE, 202 Main Street, West Lorne (519-785-0810) on Sunday, May 13th from 1 p.m. until the Funeral Service at 2 p.m.  Interment in Evergreen Cemetery.  If desired, memorial donations to the West Elgin Daffodil Society-Auxiliary Cancer would be appreciated by the family.  Condolences online at www.westelginfuneralhome.com

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TOTH: Bert, of Rodney

Posted by on May 7, 2018

On Friday, May 4, 2018, Bert Frank Toth, of Rodney, passed away at London Health Sciences Centre-University Campus at the age of 82.  Predeceased by his wife, Dora (née Schnierer) (2007) and daughter, Sherry (2005).  Loving father of Virginia Toth (Ralph Williams) of Brampton.  Cherished grandfather of Nicole (Brad) Hoffman and Hank Lilley Jr.  and great-grandfather of Layla Hoffman.  Survived by son-in-law Hank Lilley.  Also survived by brothers John Toth and Bill (Lillian) Toth and sisters-in-law Audrey Toth (Dave Kelly) and Alice (late Mark) Still, as well as many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by parents Bert Sr. and Amelia Toth and siblings, Leslie Toth and Isabel Butka.

Relatives and friends will be received at DENNING’S OF RODNEY, 212 Furnival Road, Rodney (519-785-0810) on Saturday, May 12th from 1 – 3 p.m. where the Funeral Service will commence at 3 p.m.  Interment in Rodney Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, if desired, memorial contributions by cheque to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.  Condolences online at www.westelginfuneralhome.com

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EVANS: Debra of London, Ontario

Posted by on May 7, 2018

Debra Marie Evans, age 63, of London passed away peacefully at the University London Hospital on Monday, April 23, 2018. She was born in Stratford and was the daughter of the late Kenneth Evans of Stratford &  Grace (Schneider) Ken McLeod, Stratford. Loving wife of Adrian Maden, mother of Chantel Nightingale-Spence (Dwayne) of Caledonia. Grandmother of Joshua Nightingale, Victoria B.C.  Dear sister of Gordon Evans (Maryanne), of London. Deb was an avid volunteer for many organizations. She had a special interest in helping Syrian Refugee’s make Canada their home and doing work for the London crisis pregnancy center.  She loved Scrabble and Broadway shows and listening to music.  Friends and relatives may join us at Byron Community Church, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm for a quaint service followed by Celebration of Life downstairs at 336 Glenrose Dr, London, ON on Saturday, May 12th, 2018.  In lieu of Flowers memorial donations to the London Pregnancy & Family Support Centre.  Make donations online at

https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/london-pregnancy-family-support-centre/

*Please make donation in Memory of Deb Evans* or Call to make donation by phone at 519-432-7098.

 

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MARTIN: Phillippe Leroy of West Lorne, Ontario

Posted by on May 6, 2018

Suddenly, at his home in West Lorne on Saturday, May 5th, 2018. Phillippe “Phil” Leroy Martin at the age 72. Loving husband of Maureen (Eves) and dear father of Helen Millen, Kim Martin (Richard Vanderlinden), beloved grandfather of Krysta, Mark, Alex, Nicholas, Michael, Kaitlin, James, Natasha, Andrew and Bryan and 6 great grandchildren.

Survived by his siblings; Leroy, Lloyd, Joyce, Barb,Eleanor and Joe and many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his sons Joseph and William.

A graveside service will take place on Thursday, May 10th, 2018 at 2 pm at Strathroy cemetery and all are welcome.

If desired, memorial contributions to the Diabetes Association or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

Share a memory at www.strathroyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to DENNING’S OF STRATHROY 519 245-1023

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DAVEY, Robert H. “Bob”, of St. Thomas, Ontario

Posted by on April 30, 2018

DAVEY, Robert H. “Bob”, of St. Thomas, passed away at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Saturday, April 28, 2018, in his 88th year.  Beloved husband for almost 61 years to Carol (née Styles) Davey.  Father of Wade Davey (Vera) of Sparta, and Craig Davey (Julie) of St. Thomas.  Grandfather of Tanya, Joshua, Jacob, Carly, Lauren, and Matthew Davey.  Brother of Kay Lethbridge (Bob) of Fingal, and the late Joan Davey.  Born in Barrie, ON, May 9, 1930, he was the son of the late Charles and Velma (née Harris) Davey.  A retired electrician, Bob and his wife Carol also formerly owned and operated Elite Fashions, and later Goliger’s Travel Plus, St. Thomas.  Bob was formerly active with the local district of Scouts Canada.  In keeping with his wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no public visitation or funeral service. Bob’s cremated remains will be interred privately in South Park Cemetery.  Memorial donations to World Vision will be gratefully acknowledged.  Arrangements entrusted to the SIFTON FUNERAL HOME, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160).

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YOUNG: Jeffrey “Jeff”, of Sudbury

Posted by on April 30, 2018

It is with sadness that the family of Jeffrey Duncan Thomas Young announces his passing after a brief battle with cancer on Sunday, April 29, 2018.  Jeff passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital at the age of 38.  Proud and devoted father to his children, Mathiew, Katelynn and Andrew Michauville of Sudbury, Ontario.  Jeff will be lovingly remembered by his parents, Sharon and Greg Topham and siblings, Scott (Pearly) and Lyndsay (Daniel).  A Memorial Service will be held at DENNING’S OF RODNEY, 212 Furnival Road, Rodney (519-785-0810) on Friday, May 4, 2018, beginning at 1 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, if desired, memorial donations may be made payable to an educational trust fund for Jeff’s children.  Condolences may be left online at westelginfuneralhome.com

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MARTINS: Manuel Ferreira of Strathroy

Posted by on April 27, 2018

Peacefully, with family by his side on Thursday, April 26th, 2018; Manuel Ferreira Martins passed away in his 90th year. Beloved husband of the late Maria Martins (2011). Loving father of Yvette (Darron) and Yvonne.  Cherished Vavô of Sarah and Danielle (Oscar). Great-grandfather to Manuela and Cecilia. Survived by his sister Natalia Santos. Predeceased by his parents Antonio and Emilia, brothers John, Hector, Joe, Antonio and sister Gloria. Manuel will be greatly missed by his many nieces, nephews and friends.

Friends will be received at DENNING’S OF STRATHROY on Sunday, April 29th, 2018 from 6-9 p.m.  A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at All Saints Roman Catholic Church, Strathroy; on Monday, April 30th, 2018 at 10 a.m. Interment to follow in All Saints Roman Catholic Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society will be appreciated by the family. Share a memory at www.strathroyfuneralhome.com.

 

 

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LUTON: Muriel G. of London

Posted by on April 24, 2018

LUTON, Muriel G. (Catchpole)
Peacefully at the Village of Glendale Crossing, London, on Saturday, April 21, 2018, Muriel Grace (Catchpole) Luton of London in her 98th year. Muriel is reunited with her beloved husband of 70 years, William H. Luton. Dear sister of Roger W. Catchpole and his wife Elaine, of St. Thomas. Predeceased by her sisters Lillian and Dorothy Catchpole, Mabel LeFevre and her brother Leonard E. A. Catchpole. Also loved by her nieces and nephews. Muriel was a devoted member of the Church of Christ (Disciples). A celebration of life will be announced at a later date. Interment in St. Thomas Cemetery, St. Thomas. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice. A. Millard George Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements, 519-433-5184. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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BRYSON: Lucy of Watford, Ontario

Posted by on April 20, 2018

Passed away at Petrolia Hospital on Friday, April 20th, 2018, Lucy Bryson (Baxter) in her 84th year.Beloved wife of the late Carl Bryson (2015).  Loving father of Doug Bryson, Dennis Bryson (Linda), Debra Winder (Ron), Don Bryson, Darlene Woodfinden. Lucy is also survived by her grandchildren; Stephanie (Kris), Tony, Cindy (Than), Dana (Shawn), Dave (Jennifer), Danny (Patty), Deanna (Matt), Adam (Allison), Andrea (Mike), Andy (Stacey), Ace (Bonnie), April (Dagen), Samantha (Jason), Lesley (Chris), Katie (Michael) and 31 great-grandchildren and. Survived by her sister Ardis Maxfield and sister in law Muriel Baxter.Predeceased by her son in law Alan Woodfinden, brothers Sam Baxter and David Baxter.Visitation will take place at DENNING’S OF WATFORD, 232 Warwick St. on Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 1 – 4 pm where her funeral service will take place on Monday at 11 am.  Reception to follow at Trinity Anglican Church.  Interment at Wisbeach Cemetery. For those who wish, in memoriam donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or to Trinity Anglican Church would be appreciated by the family.  Online condolences may be left at www.watfordfuneralhome.com 519 876-2218

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INGRATTA: Barbara Ann, of Richmond Hill, formerly of Rodney

Posted by on April 20, 2018

Peacefully, on April 18, 2018, Barbara Ann Ingratta passed into eternal life at Markham Stouffville Hospital following a short hospital stay.  She joined her twin sister Brenda (2017) and her father James (1990) and her mother Phyllis Irene (1994).  Barbara is survived by her siblings John (Donna) Ingratta of Leamington, Amy Ingratta of Rodney and Marie (Don) Degraw of Glencoe.  Dearly loved by her nieces and nephews Mary Catherine Stevenson (Russell), Susie Puyda (Jason), Jim O’Connor (Louise), Gerry O’Connor, Angela (Bruce) Wootton as well as great-nieces and nephews, Casey, Cody, Kyle, Megan, John, Ryan, Quinn and Ava and one great-great nephew, Riley.  Barbara began her teaching career in 1982 in Thamesville, then on to Nakina in 1983 for the North of Superior Catholic School Board at St. Brigid School before moving south to North York at Mother Teresa and St. Benedict Catholic Schools until her retirement.  Barbara enjoyed working with her young charges in specialized learning settings in the classroom and later as teacher librarian and making close, lasting friendships with many colleagues.

During her northern service, Barbara became a consultant for specialized learning testing, a volunteer ambulance attendant and convenor of Remembrance Day activities for the school and local legion.  In Toronto, she introduced a new reading programme to beginning readers and continued her interest in making Remembrance Day meaningful to all the children.  Along the way, she was awarded the Toronto Sun Teacher of the Year recognition.

Barbara was fascinated by the NASA space programme, modern history and the characters who people it.  Her book collections of history, biographies and children’s literature are extensive and well read.  Daily world news was a passion.  To Barbara, movies, Broadway and classical music were opportunities for learning – new words, new ideas, new quotations, later these appeared in her own writings – cards, letters, personal remembrances.

Barbara is resting at DENNING’S OF RODNEY, 212 Furnival Road, Rodney (519-785-0810) for visitation on Sunday, April 22nd from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.  Prayers will be recited at the funeral home Sunday evening at 8 p.m.  Funeral Mass will be offered by Fr. Clare Coleman on Monday, April 23, 2018 and will commence at 11 a.m. from St. Mary’s Parish, West Lorne.  Cremation to follow with private family Interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery at a later date.  Donations of remembrance for those who wish to St. Mary’s Catholic Parish or the Cancer Research Society would be appreciated by the family.  Online condolences may be left at www.denning.ca

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ROSS: Velma “Val” (née Newman), of St. Thomas, Ontario

Posted by on April 20, 2018

ROSS, Velma “Val” (née Newman), of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in her 94th year. Beloved wife of the late D. A. “Arn” Ross (Feb. 19, 1991). Dearly loved mother of Dan Ross (Martha) of Port Stanley, Roy Ross of St. Thomas, and the late John Ross (Jan. 24, 2018). Cherished grandmother of Gillian Ross (Ed Hatfield) of Toronto, Erin Ross (Mark Freeman) of London, Kelly Wilson (David) of Guelph, Katarina “Katie” England Ross (Joseph Meuwissen) of London, and Vanessa England Ross (Justin Cassels Lionson) of Oakville. She greatly enjoyed and was very proud of her great grandchildren, Ben, Jane, Will, and Robin. Val is also fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews. She was the last of her siblings, having been predeceased by her brother, William L. Newman, and by sisters, Annabelle Newman and Marion Tribe. Born in Paynes Mills, ON, May 24, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Annie Belle (née Parker) Newman. For over 40 years, Arn and Val were partners in D. A. Ross Painting & Decorating, St. Thomas. Val was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church, St. Thomas, and a member for many years of the former Alma Street Presbyterian Church. She was a long-time member and a Past President of the Ladies Division of both the St. Thomas Curling Club and the St. Thomas Golf & Country Club. In keeping with her wishes, cremation has taken place. Relatives and friends will be received by the family at the SIFTON FUNERAL HOME, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) on Tuesday, April 24th from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. A private service for the immediate family will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, April 25th. Memorial donations to the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital Foundation will be gratefully acknowledged. “Val was always incredibly committed to her family. Her kindness, generosity, and loving nature, combined with unfailing optimism and determination, simply made the world around her a much better place.”

Online condolences graciously accepted at www.siftonfuneralhome.com

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BENNETT: Shirley (née Stuart), of St. Thomas, Ontario.

Posted by on April 20, 2018

BENNETT, Shirley (née Stuart), of Metcalfe Gardens, St. Thomas, passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospice, London on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in her 88th year.  Wife of the late Howard C. Bennett (2002).  Mother of Lori Lowitt (Alex) of Monetville.  Grandmother of Kristen Lowitt and Kerrie Blaise (Julian).  Sister of Leila Stuart, Wayne Stuart (Kathryn), and  Larry Stuart (Karen), all of St. Thomas, late Donald Stuart (June of St. Thomas), and the late Douglas Stuart (Marlyne Kirton of London).  Also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Born in Moosomin, SK, January 16, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Elsie (née Lawson) Stuart.  Shirley was a member of Central United Church, St. Thomas.  In keeping with her wishes, cremation has taken place, and there will be no public visitation or funeral service.  A private celebration of Shirley’s life will be held at a later date.  Memorial donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice or the charity of one’s choice will be gratefully acknowledged.  Arrangements entrusted to the SIFTON FUNERAL HOME, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas, ON (519-631-1160).

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THOMSON: John Douglas, of West Lorne

Posted by on April 18, 2018

On Monday, April 16, 2018, at Strathroy-Middlesex General Hospital, John Douglas Thomson, of West Lorne, peacefully passed away at the age of 82.  Beloved husband of Ruth Thomson (née Schnekenburger).  Loving father of Dale (Betty) Thomson, Sherry Thomson (Peter Wiles) and Cindy (Mike) Campbell.  Cherished grandfather of Rob (Heather) Thomson, Pete (Stephanie) Thomson, Jennifer (Terry) Lee, Shaun Arvai, Justina (Ricardo) Marques and Scott (April) Campbell.  Proud great-grandfather of Addyson and Nolan Lee and Haylie Marques.  Survived by his sister Shirley Lyons.  Survived also by nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his parents Norman Thomson and Verna (née Martin).  John and Ruth proudly owned and operated Thomson’s Menswear in West Lorne for over 60 years.  A private family visitation was held followed by interment in Gillies Cemetery.  A private Memorial Service was held at the Bobier Villa, Dutton.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Alzheimer Society of Canada would be appreciated.

Arrangements entrusted to DENNING’S OF WEST LORNE (519-785-0810).

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GRAANSMA: Folkert of Strathroy, Ontario

Posted by on April 17, 2018

Peacefully, with his family at his side on Tuesday, April 17th, 2018. Folkert Graansma of Strathroy at the age of 86. Lovingly remembered by his wife of 64 years, Aafke (Zwart). Folkert and Aafke were married in Canada in April 9, 1954. Dear father of Clarence (Peggy) of London and their children Derek (Andrea), Bill, Carla; John of Appin and his children Heather and Michelle; Patricia Koster of Palmerston and her children Marlene (Nick) and Donna; Diana Okkema (Mark) of Chatham and their children Rachael, Darren (Trish), Daniel and Andrew (Jennifer); Annette Keay of Strathroy and her children Donnie (Andrea) and Miranda; Janet Butts (Charlie) of Strathroy and their children Christina (Shawn) and Joseph and Jerry (Susan) of Chatham.
Survived by 18 great grandchildren. Also survived by his siblings; Gerrit (Janna) Graansma, Anne Kok, John (Francis) Graansma and Hank (Irene) Noordemeer.

Visitation will take place at Strathroy East Christian Reformed Church, 476 Metcalfe St. E on Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 from 3 – 7 pm where funeral service will take place on Thursday at 11 am with visitation for one hour prior. Interment Strathroy cemetery.

If desired, memorial contributions to the Strathroy Community Christian School would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy.
Share a memory at www.strathroyfuneralhome.com 519 245-1023. Arrangements entrusted to DENNING’S OF STRATHROY

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Hall, Robert Carl of Sarnia

Peacefully at Bluewater Health on Tuesday April 17, 2018  CARL HALL age 77 of Sarnia.  Beloved husband of Anita (Burwell) Hall.  Loving father of Shelley (Raymond) Hathaway, Bonnie (Carl Tolsma) Hall,   Cherished grandfather of Trevor, Robert, Michael, John, Tammy, Sara and great-grandfather of Wyatt, Hunter and Ivy.  Dear brother of Joyce (Lyle) Dayman and James (Muriel) Hall and brother in law of Jan Ryan and Myrna Burwell.   Also survived by several nieces and nephews.  Carl was a proud member of Liberty Lodge 419 and a member of  Lambton Shrine Club Motor Corps amongst many other lodges.  Resting at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre where services will be held on Saturday April 21st at 11:00 a.m.  Visitation will be held Friday evening from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. with Liberty Lodge 419 conducting a Masonic Service starting at 6:45 p.m.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Lambton Shrine Club, St. Andrews Presbyterian Church or charity of choice. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

 

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LACEY: Orville of Savannah Tennessee Formerly of ST.Thomas ON

Posted by on April 17, 2018

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LACEY, Orville R. “Orv” – Of Savannah, Tennessee, formerly of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully at his estate at the age of 88 years. He is survived by his sister, Claire Cummings Hepburn and step-brother, William “Bill” Robertson (Pat), all of St. Thomas, as well as many nieces, nephews, and many friends. A well respected businessman in St. Thomas, before retiring to the U.S.A., Orv worked as a fireman on the railroad before starting his own trucking companies as well as, St. Thomas Marine. Cremation has taken place.13266712

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HURDLE: Nina May, of Wardsville

Posted by on April 17, 2018

On Monday, April 16, 2018, Nina May Hurdle (née Dill) peacefully passed away at Babcock Community Care Centre, Wardsville, in her 88th year.  Survived by her husband, Edgar Hurdle of Chelsey Park, London and sister-in-law, Shirley Ross.  Predeceased by her parents William and Lillie Dill and brothers and sisters; Bruce Dill, Florence Moore, Isabel Ripley, Gladys Shipley, Frank Dill, Alma Leitch, Elva Pattison and Alice Paterson.  Nina will be missed by many nieces, nephews and their extended families.  Nina worked many years as a registered nurse and was also always very active in local church and community activities.  Special thanks to the caregivers at Babcock for their skills and dedication.  Relatives and friends will be received at DENNING’S OF RODNEY, 212 Furnival Road, Rodney (519-785-0810) on Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 10 a.m. until the time of Funeral Service at 11 a.m.  Interment of ashes in McLean-Purcell Cemetery.  As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Four Counties Hospital Foundation or Babcock Resident Council.

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McWilliam: Florence Leona formerly of Dunwich Township

Posted by on April 14, 2018

Florence Leona (Leitch) McWilliam passed away peacefully at Credit Valley Hospital in Mississauga, Ontario on Thursday, April 12, 2018 in her 95th year. She was the daughter of Archie D. Leitch and Minnie (Campbell) Leitch. She is survived by her loving husband Norman Angus McWilliam, and her son Bruce Norman McWilliam and his wife Lynn of Oakville, Ontario. Also survived by her granddaughter Blythe Jill McWilliam of Victoria B.C. Predeceased by her brothers St.Clair Campbell (Lila), Dugald, Donald (Annie), Robert (Audrey), Norman (Jeanne), sister Maribelle McWilliam (Stuart) and brother-in-law Donald McWilliam. Also survived by sister-in-law Ella McWilliam. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Florence was a life-long member of Duff Presbyterian Church, Largie and was active in the Women’s Missionary Society and Ladies’ Aid. She was also a member of the Adah Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. She also worked with the Women’s Association of the Wallacetown Fair Board. Florence was a life-long member of the Largie community where, after retiring from teaching, she farmed with her husband Norman until six years ago when she and Norman moved to the Viva Retirement Community in Mississauga. Relatives and friends will be received at the Arn Funeral Home, 193 Shackleton St., Dutton, 519-762-2416 on Tuesday April 17th from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at the Arn Funeral Home on Wednesday April 18th at 11:00 a.m. Interment in Fairview Cemetery, Dutton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Duff Presbyterian Church (Largie) or the charity of your choice.

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ZELEZEN: Susan, of St. Thomas, Ontario

Posted by on April 13, 2018

ZELEZEN, Susan

Passed away peacefully with her family by her side at her residence in St. Thomas, on Friday, April 13, 2018, at the age of 61 years.  Beloved wife of Stephen.  Loving mother Shanna (Todd), Liana (William), Steven, and the late Robert.  Grandmother of 7 grandchildren and one great-grandson.   Also survived by her parents Harold and Helena.  A Private family service is planned.  For those who wish, in memoriam donations to the Heart & Stoke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.  Online condolences may be left at www.cremationbydennings.ca  Funeral arrangements entrusted to ST.THOMAS-ELGIN CREMATION BY DENNING’S (519) 857-5246

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LAWRENCE: William C. “Bill”, of St. Thomas, Ontario

Posted by on April 12, 2018

LAWRENCE, William C. “Bill”, of St. Thomas, passed away at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in his 84th year.  Beloved husband for over 60 years to Lorraine (née Lacroix) Lawrence.  Dearly loved father of Chris Lawrence (Sharon), and John Lawrence, and cherished grandfather of Will Lawrence (Tami Ansems), and Catherine Lawrence (Jeff Laidlaw), all of St. Thomas.  He was the proud great grandfather of Cora and Alexis Lawrence.  Dear brother of Claribel “Sue” Rowe of St. Thomas, Myrtle Zylstra of Delta, BC, Gus C. Lawrence of Cambridge, late Jean Parkins, late Shirley Bradley, and the late Helen Mathewson.  Also fondly remembered by many in-laws, nieces and nephews.  Born in St. Thomas, January 20, 1935, he was the son of the late William H. and Pearl (née Dennis) Lawrence.  Bill was a retired CNR trainman.  He was the last surviving founding member (1966), a Past President, and a life member of the Centennial Sports Club, St. Thomas.  Bill was a charter member of the Elgin County Railway Museum.  In his younger years, he was active in baseball and fastball.  In keeping with his wishes, cremation has taken place, and there will be no public visitation or funeral service.  Private interment of Bill’s cremated remains will be made in Union Cemetery.  Memorial donations to the Centennial Sports Club (to be used to support local sports), the Elgin County Railway Museum, or the charity of one’s choice will be gratefully acknowledged.  Arrangements entrusted to the SIFTON FUNERAL HOME, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas, ON (519-631-1160).

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