BOCK, Carol Anne (Moxam) of Grand Bend, age 78

Posted by on July 14, 2017

BOCK:  Peacefully, at London Health Science Centre – University Hospital, on Thursday, July 13, 2017, Carol Anne (Moxam) Bock of Grand Cove Estates, Grand Bend, age 78.  Beloved wife of Leonard “Len” George Bock.  Loved mother and mother-in-law of Alison and Glen Urquhart of London and the late Brent Bock (2001).  Cherished grandma of Matthew Urquhart and fiancé Meghan Hade of California, Megan Urquhart of Ingersoll and Griffin Bock of London.  Dear sister of Lois Rogers of Calgary and sister-in-law of Lavina Galbraith and Reta Bond both of Manitoulin Island and Arden Bock of Sudbury.  Predeceased by her parents Harry and Edna (Davison) Moxam.  At Carol’s request, cremation has taken place.  A Memorial Service will be held at the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.  A Celebration of Life will follow at the Grand Cove Estates Clubhouse, 70592 Bluewater Hwy., Grand Bend until 4:00 p.m.  If desired, memorial donations (payable by cheque) to the Ontario Lung Association or a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.  Condolences at

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DEWULF, Paula of Petrolia

DEWULF, PAULA – At Fiddick’s Nursing Home in Petrolia on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, Paula Dewulf, peacefully passed away at the age of 102. Born in Lieux, France on April 4, 1915 she was the widow of the late Albert Dewulf (1984) and is survived by her daughter Jacqueline Cruz (Joseph) and sons Jack (Judy), John (Pamela), Jim (Rose) and Jerry (Janet) and 10 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.  Friends may visit with the family at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia) on Monday morning beginning at 9:00 am. prior to leaving for a Mass of Christian Burial at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church (Charlesworth at Lecaron) on Monday, July 17, 2017 at 10:30 am. Interment will follow at Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Messages of condolence may be sent through

“The family would like to express their thankfulness to the staff of the D. J. Robb Funeral Home, CCAC and the wonderful staff and Dr. John Butler of Fiddick’s Nursing Home in Petrolia”

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BURKE, Stephenie Ann of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on July 10, 2017

It is with heavy hearts and deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Stephenie Ann Burke, peacefully in hospital with family at her side, on July 9, 2017, in her 35th year.  A graduate of Laurentian University and a nurse for eight years at Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg, Ontario, Stephenie is the beloved daughter of Steven and Barbara Burke (nee Knox) of Chelmsford; loving sister of Michelle Burke (Bryan) of Bowmanville, Laurie McCulloch (Dan) of Cobourg, Lisa Brooks Dolley of Port Hope, and Craig Brooks (Ang) of Grafton; granddaughter of Allan and Louise Turcotte of Lively; and caring aunt to Cassandra, Drew, Jordan, Trinity, Adam, Leah, and little Emmett. She will also be sadly missed by her “second mom and dad,” Pierre and Evelyn Godin of Smiths Falls; her many other aunts, uncles, and cousins; her countless friends; her colleagues in the medical field; and her devoted and protective dog Marley. A fighter until the very end, Stephenie’s courage, determination, and willingness to share her experiences inspired and helped many other young adults with cancer. Her selfless, loving, and giving nature will forever live on in the hearts of those who were lucky enough to have Stephenie in their lives. In keeping with Stephenie’s wishes, there will be no visitation or graveside service. Following cremation, a Celebration of Life will be held at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home 30 King St. E., Cobourg on Thursday July 13, 2017 from 1 to 3 p.m., in the Reception Centre (East entrance). In lieu of flowers as an expression of sympathy, donations to the following organizations would be appreciated: Young Adult Cancer Canada, Homeward Bound Rescue, or the Happily Ever Esther Farm Sanctuary. Condolences received at

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BOYLE: Alexander “Sandy” J. of Strathroy

Posted by on June 24, 2017

Peacefully at his home in Strathroy on Friday, June 23, 2017 Alexander “Sandy” James Boyle passed away at the age of 74. Loving husband of Pierrette Alice Foisy for 15 years. Beloved father of Amanda Boyle (Adam) and the late Alexander Boyle. Dear grandfather of Cohen. Survived by his sisters Mary (Sam) Labram and Sheila (the late Charles) Lachman. Predeceased by his brothers Ross Boyle and Michael Boyle. Sadly missed by many extended family members. Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received at DENNING’S OF STRATHROY 519-245-1023 on Tuesday, June 27th from 1:00 pm until the time of the memorial service at 2:00 pm. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to Heart & Stroke Foundation. Online condolences accepted at

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WADDELL, Fred of Sarnia

WADDELL, Fredrick William James: 1929 to 2017 – The family announces with great sorrow his passing on June 13th 2017, at 87 years of age. He was the loving husband of Elizabeth (Betty) and beloved father of Douglas (Roseanne), Alan (Anna) and Richard (Arlene). He will be greatly missed by his grandchildren Andrea (Douglas Beatty), Jonathan (fiancée Kierann Santala), Charlene Gordon and her children Autumn Mangione and Calista Thibert. He is also survived by his sisters Joan Grant (late Melvin) , Diane Mulvihill (late Peter), his sisters in law Gladys Ward, Roberta Marshall (late Alfred) and his brother in law Robert Lessard (Shirley). He was predeceased by his parents Frederick and Jane Waddell and his parents in law Robert and Norma Lessard, his sisters Elizabeth (Betty) and Eileen Crisp (late Frank). He will also be missed by many nieces and nephews. In keeping with his wishes, cremation has taken place. Friends may visit with the family at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia) on Saturday, September 2, 2017 beginning at 1:00 pm until the memorial service begins at 1:30 pm. Interment will follow at Lakeview Cemetery. Memorial donations to Grace United Church, Sarnia Humane Society or War Amps would be appreciated by the family. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through

“The family would like to thank the staff of the Marshall Gowland Manor Ivy Wing for the excellent care and compassion”

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BERRY, Nancy Jean (nee Wilson) of Sarnia

BERRY, NANCY JEAN (nee Wilson) – Surrounded by her family and friends on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, Nancy Berry died peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospice at the age of 69. Beloved wife of Michael “Mike” Berry. Loving mother of Jennifer Wilson & her husband Jeremy, Milton and Melissa Berry, Ottawa. Cherished grandmother of Reese & Lauren Wilson. Dear daughter of Martha & the late Robert Wilson. Sister of Rosemarie Forbes & her husband Jock, Sudbury and Paul Wilson & his wife Karen, Ottawa. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Nancy brought joy to so many – continuously giving of her time and love. She was dedicated to her family, a tireless supporter of her community groups (RayJon, Breast Buddies dragon boat team, CSJ associates, CWL) and “Nurse Nancy” ’til the end. She was not often seen without a smile on her face, even during her long and courageous battle with cancer. The world, especially our family room, will be a quieter and less boisterous place without her. The constant love, many prayers, and amazing generosity of all her friends brought strength and peace of mind to Nancy and all the family for so many years. We cannot thank them enough for their thoughtfulness. A thank you also for the wonderful medical care received from Dr. Crombeen, Dr. Yoshida, and the nurses of the palliative care unit and the St. Joseph’s Hospice. To celebrate her life, Nancy asked that friends wear bright colours to her visitation and funeral service and that they share many laughs. Visitation will be at the McKenzie & Blundy Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 431 N. Christina St., Sarnia, on Friday, June 23, 2017 from 6:30-9 p.m. where prayers will be offered at 8:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Fr. Vince Gulikers at Sacred Heart Church on Saturday, June 24th at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow. Donations may be given to the St Joseph’s Hospice, 475 N. Christina St., Sarnia, N7T 5W3, Rayjon P.O. Box 2482, Sarnia, N7T 2T1, or the Canadian Cancer Society, 556 N. Christina St.,2nd Floor, Sarnia, N7T 5W6. (cheques only at the funeral home please). Messages of condolence and memories may be left at

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PROVENCHER: Paul Jacques of London and formerly of Blind River and Sudbury

Posted by on June 8, 2017

Of London, Ontario, and formerly of Blind River and Sudbury, Ontario, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 8, 2017, in his 84th year. Beloved husband of the late Veronica. Dear father of Robert Provencher (Tina), Paula Adams (Bill), Rolande Provencher, Monique Provencher and Suzanne Provencher. Predeceased by his infant son Gerard and granddaughter Shannen. “Père” will be deeply missed and forever loved by his grandchildren, Dominique, Frank, Jordan, Veronica, Alex, Sam and Danielle, and his great grandchildren, Colton and Rowyn, as well as his siblings (Esther, Henry, Tom and Eugene) and his many nieces and nephews. Still making jokes until his final days, his sweet, funny and loving nature will be fondly remembered by all who knew him. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. JOHN THE DIVINE PARISH, 390 Baseline Road West, London, on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. The family is eternally grateful to St. Joseph’s Hospice staff for the compassionate and loving care shown to Paul during his final days. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Paul are asked to consider St. Joseph’s Hospice in London, Ontario. For information and online condolences please visit

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BISSON: Barbara Anne of Kissimmee Formerly of Sudbury, Ontario

Posted by on May 31, 2017


On September 10, 1941, Kay and Joe O’Shaughnessy’s second daughter, Barbara Anne, entered the world too early. In fact, she was born just 11 months after their first-born, Marilyn. The doctor wrapped her up and put her into a bread pan, which he set on the open oven door to keep her warm, as was commonplace with home births in the 1940s. The tiny baby was not expected to survive, but survive, she did.
Barbara always knew she wanted to became a nurse. She worked hard, saved her money, and put herself through nursing school. She then accepted a position at Sudbury General Hospital (Sudbury, Ontario), where she worked for over two decades before she and her family moved briefly to Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, and then to sunny Kissimmee, Florida. Barb loved living in Florida and she took pride in her little house and her garden. She also continued nursing for another 20-plus years. “Endo Barb” helped open the endocscopy unit at Kissimmee Memorial Hospital, which later became Florida Hospital Kissimmee.
It wasn’t until her sixth cancer diagnosis caused her to retire that Barb ended her nursing career. Barb was not expected to live more than six months at that time; she fooled the doctors once again, and survived for 13 more years until her 7th cancer diagnosis, followed by a fall during which she broke her hip. She died peacefully on March 28th, 2017, where she spent a great deal of her life — in an operating room.
Barbara raised two wonderful, loving daughters: Donna Baillie (Kissimmee, FL) and Wendy Bisson (Canton, OH); and a third daughter, Karen Vincent (British Columbia, Canada). Barb adored her grandchildren: John Bisson (friend Maggie), Emily Baillie, Christopher Baillie, and Kathleen Petro; and she cherished the little time she had with granddaughters Allyssa, Brandi and Celina Vincent before they were taken away from her. She will also be missed by her “adopted” daughter Angela Casera, grandchildren Ashleigh Diaz, Kali Rybinski and Adrienne Cruz and great-granddaughter Amber. Barb also cherished her time with her faithful furry companion, Tiki.
Predeceased by her adored parents Kathleen and Joseph O’Shaughnessy; her older sister and best friend Marilyn French; and her brothers-in-law Keith Millington and Brian French, Barb is also survived by her younger sister Joanne Evraire (husband Jim) of Deep River, Ontario; her “baby” brother Donald O’Shaughnessy (wife Collette) of Kentucky; brothers-in-law Jim (wife Jeanette) of Sudbury, Ontario and Frank Bisson (Mary Jane, predeceased) of Elliot Lake, Ontario; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins across Canada.
Special thanks to Barb’s good friend James Weller (“Pops” to us) for being there for all of us over the past several years and treating mom better than our father ever did; neighbor and dear friend Kay Sellers for her friendship; and to Donna Chase, who had worked with mom at Florida Hospital Kissimmee, for being an amazing friend, especially these last few months. Thanks, too, to all the nursing staff at St Cloud Hospital for their kindness.

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GAGNE: Claudette of Strathroy formerly of Sturgeon Falls

Posted by on May 29, 2017

Claudette Gagne (nee Lavigne) passed away at London Health Sciences Centre – Victoria Campus on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at the age of 67.  Loving wife of Gerard Gagne for 50 years.  Beloved mother of Carole Gagne (Grant Strachan) and Gerard Jr. Gagne.  Dear grandmother of Kayla, Brittany, Courtney and Ashley.  Cremation has taken place.  At Claudette’s request there will be no funeral service.   As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to Children’s Health Foundation.  Online condolences accepted at


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Posted by on May 18, 2017


It is with great sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of our beloved son, brother, grandson, great grandson, nephew, cousin and friend of 18 years. Morgan will be greatly missed by his loving parents Robert Harder and Nicole Drouillard-Harder (Chad Moriarty). Dearest brother of Monica Harder and Ethan Moriarty. Cherished grandson of Jake and Helga Harder, David and Deborah Drouillard, Roy and Bev Moriarty and Joyce Morin (the late Larry); and great grandson to Margaret Drouillard. Dear nephew of Eric and Louise Harder, Ellen and Dennis Warkentin, Karen and Peter Neufeld, Martina ‘Mars’ (Godmother) and Wade Roach, Shawn Bracken (Godfather), and Jason and Rachel Moriarty. Morgan will be missed by his many cousins, friends and co-workers and especially Andrew Campbell. Morgan was an avid member of the R/C Sun Parlor Amateur Racing Club. Morgan’s final act of giving was to help save the lives of others by his organ donation. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Monday from 1-5 pm and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service to celebrate Morgan’s life on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. from the Leamington United Mennonite Church, 78 Oak Street East, Leamington. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial Donations may be made, by cheque, to the WRH Ouellette Campus – ICU (to thank them for their professional and compassionate care of Morgan) or to the Trillium Gift of Life Network. Family & Friends may share their memories or make an online donation at


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MARSHALL, Nancy Ann of Maitland, Ontario

Posted by on May 1, 2017

MARSHALL, Nancy Ann 

Entered into rest at the Brockville General Hospital Charles St. Site on Sunday April 30th, 2017. Nancy (St. Louis) Marshall of Maitland, aged 75 years.  Beloved wife of Grant Marshall. Loving mother of Ricky (Cathy)  Casselman of Ottawa, David Casselman of Brockville and Carl (Loree) Casselman of Sudbury. Step mom of Sherry (Tim) Peters, Kim (Chuck Boyd) Gifford and Stacy (Brad) McGrath all of North Augusta.  Cherished grandmother of Stephanie (Mark) Rogerson, Coulton and Bryden Casselman, Zachary and Dayne Gifford, Nathan and Shannon Peters, and Keelan and Carter McGrath.   Dear sister of Valerie Cooper (John) and the late Ronald St. Louis and sister in law of Estelle St. Louis.  Also survived by several nieces and nephews.  Also predeceased by her father Frank St. Louis..

Family will receive friends at the Barclay Funeral Home, 137 Pearl Street East, Brockville on Wednesday May 3rd, 2017 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.  The Liturgy of the Christian Funeral will be Celebrated at St. John Bosco Church, 175 Windsor Drive, Brockville on Thursday May 4th, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.  Interment St. Francis Xavier Cemetery at a later date.  In memory of Nancy, donations to the St. John Bosco Parish, Brockville or Homes of Joy ( would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.  Messages of Condolence may be sent online at

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LABINE: Theodore Joseph Bryan of Surrey

Posted by on April 26, 2017


On Tuesday April 11, 2017 Bryan lost a long battle despite all efforts by the medical staff at Surrey Memorial Hospital. Born March 30, 1948 in Fort Coulonge, QC and spending the latter part of life in the West Coast. Joining his Mother Joan and Sister Brenda in Heaven. Sadly missed by all family and friends.

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ALLMAN, Dr. Elizabeth Currie of Brockville

Posted by on March 18, 2017

ALLMAN, Dr. Elizabeth Currie 

Died suddenly, in Brockville on Tuesday March 14th, 2017. Elizabeth (Hughes) Allman of Brockville aged 93 years. Beloved wife of 55 years to the late Thomas Allman (2006). Loving mother of Perry Ashawasegai (Ralph) of Sudbury, Martha Allman (Don) of Ste. Adele, QC and Ruth Allman of Toronto. Cherished grandmother of Chenoa, Wesley, Morgan, Alexandra and Thomas and great grandmother to Braydon, Kele, Madeline, Nashota and Tayla. Dear sister of Pauline Hughes. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Liz was predeceased by her parents, Wilfred Perry Hughes and Adele Louise Currie, and her siblings, Beverly, Julia, and William.

Family will receive friends at the Barclay Funeral Home, 137 Pearl Street East, Brockville on Saturday April 1st, 2017 from 10 am  until the time of service which will be held in the Chapel at 12 p.m. Interment at Oakland Cemetery at a later date. In memory of Elizabeth, donations to the charity of your choice would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Messages of condolence may be sent online at

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KANN: Kathleen Alice of Sarnia

Posted by on February 26, 2017

KANN, Kathleen Alice – It is with great sadness that the family of Kathleen Alice Kann announces her passing on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Bluewater Health in Sarnia. She was born October 7, 1942 to John Underwood and Beryl Harrison in Sarnia, Ontario. She passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones at the age of 74. Kathleen worked as a nurse for over 30 years in the Labor and Delivery ward at St. Joseph’s Hospital. She spent many special moments with her partner enjoying their passion for travelling. Kathleen will be deeply missed by her partner of 32 years Louis Paluch, her sons Glen (Kathy) of Sudbury Ontario and Greg (Elizabeth) and her granddaughters Madeline, Audrey and Violet of Walnut Grove, California. She is survived and loved by her twin sister Colleen and many nieces, nephews and dear friends. A funeral service will be held at the STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Tuesday, February 28th at 10:00am. Interment to follow in Dresden, Ontario. Charitable donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Heart and Stroke Foundation in lieu of flowers. Memories and condolences may be sent online at Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.

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BOUDREAU, Alphie John of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on February 22, 2017

Passed away at his home with loved ones at his side on Tuesday February 21, 2017 at the age of 75. Beloved husband of Sharon Herrington. Loving father of Jeffrey Boudreau, Tracy Housser (Roger) and the late Lori Southwell. Son of the late Dennis and Bernadette (ne LeBlanc). Proud grandfather of Corey Boudreau and Justin Southwell. Dear brother of Doreen, Dennis, Doris, Daniel, Roy, Earle, Diane, Vera, Barney, and pre-deceased by Joan, Linda, Jean, Patricia and Myles. Visitation will be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home 30 King St. E., Cobourg on Thursday February 23, 2017 from 7 to 9 p.m. A service will be held in the chapel on Friday February 24, 2017 at 2 p.m., with visitation one hour prior to service. Memorial donations may be made the Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation or the Children’s Wish Foundation. Condolences received at

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Posted by on February 13, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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DESCHENES: Jacqueline of Sudbury Formerly of Barrie

Posted by on January 10, 2017


Born on October 28,1942, Jacqueline passed peacefully on September 30, 2016. Jackie will be missed by her children, Terri, Josie, Michael, Chris, Steve and Debbie. Also saddened by her departure are her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren who affectionally remember her as Nana. Jackie had a large extended family and many friends who will greatly miss her. Jackie is pre-deceased by her loving husband Roger.

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PECA: Mrs. Margaret Elizabeth of Brentwood

Posted by on January 4, 2017

Passed away suddenly on Tuesday January 3, 2017 at the General & Marine Hospital, Collingwood at the age of 76.  Margaret of Brentwood, beloved wife of Nick Peca for over 57 years.  Much loved mother of Nick (Moyah), Sidney, Charlotte (Wayne Knicely), Filomena, Donna (Andy Rudy), Victoria (Dan Cyr), Margaret (Ernie Perfetto), Henry (Libs), Jeanette (John McConnell), Nicolette (Kevin), Lina (Chuck Walton), Ernie (Angela), Linda (Jimmy Martinez) and Elvis.  Cherished grandmother of Sheldon, Eric, Heather, the late Tina, David (Terri), Chrissy (Dominique), Richard, Max, Matthew, Maria, Cody, Alyssa (Benny), Anthony, Sam, Abby, Chloe, Caleb, Chae, Zachary, Zedon, Shana, Tara, Breia, Erika, Makayla, Isabella, Lahela, Maggie, Avery, Landon, Stella, the late Everett and the late Bertrand and great grandmother of Kiera.  Margaret was a kind and loving woman who cherished her family and gave them everything she could.  She will be deeply missed.  Friends will be received at the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home – Stayner Chapel on Thursday January 5, 2017 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral Mass will be held at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 215 Pine Street, Stayner (Corner of William) on Friday January 6, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. If desired, donations to the Georgian Triangle Humane Society would be appreciated by Margaret’s family.  To sign the Book of Memories, log on to

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Ferris; Wayne Telford, CPA of Feversham resting at Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton

Posted by on December 9, 2016

Wayne Telford Ferris, of Feversham resting at Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton

Ferris; Wayne Telford CPA

Peacefully in his sleep, Wayne passed at home on Thursday, December 8, 2016 of Feversham in his 75th year. Beloved husband of 50 years to Peggy(nee Hayes). Dear father of Drew of Flesherton, Lori(James) Cannon of Seagrave, Heidi(Jim) Dimakos of Feversham and Chris(Leanne) of Arthur. Loved and remembered by grandchildren Tef, Brad, Nate, Gabe Ferris, Marley, Carter, Ethan Cannon, Emily, Magda Dimakos, Lily and Jasmine Ferris. Dear brother of Colleen(the late Jack) Knowles of Red Bay and John(Shirley) Ferris of Creemore and brother in-law of Paul(Gail) of Singhampton and Peter(Glenda) Hayes of Maxwell. Predeceased by parents Telford and Sadie Ferris. He will be missed by many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Wayne graduated from the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants in the top 20 in Canada in 1967. He practised as a public accountant for over 40 years with the latter being his own practice in Maxwell. His passions were farming, family, community and faith. Telling stories and laughing were among his favourite pastimes but his family was his pride and joy.

The family will receive friends at the Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton on Saturday, December 10, from 7-9pm, Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9pm. Brethren of the Dundalk Masonic Lodge #449 are called to gather for Masonic service Sunday at 6:45pm. Funeral service from Gentle Shepherd Community Church, Eugenia on Monday at 11am. If desired, memorial contributions to Medical Ministry International Canada, Noah John Winston Miles Foundation or the Flesherton food bank would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at 888-924-2810

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KEMP: Fredrick Sidney of Strathroy and formerly of Dunchurch, Ontario

Posted by on November 29, 2016

Fredrick Kemp of Strathroy at the age of 80. Survived by his dear friend Audrey Jones, sons Karl (Maria) and Glenn, 3 grandsons and several nieces and nephews. A private family gathering has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to DENNING’S OF STRATHROY, 519 245-1023. Share a memory at

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SATCHWILL: Marion F. of Strathroy

Posted by on November 28, 2016

cardfrontSuddenly on Saturday, November 26, 2016, Marion Faye Satchwill (nee Goldrick) of Strathroy passed away in her 82nd year. Beloved wife and best friend of the late Ralph Arthur Satchwill (2012). Loving mother of Kimberly Pelkman (Ken) and David (Lorraine) all of Sudbury. Cherished grandma of Corporal Nathan (Rosanne), Joel, Jessica Pelkman and Rebekah (Nathan) Peregrine, Jeffery Satchwill, Anne Gauthier (Jacob), Luc Potvin (Christine Lamothe). Much loved great grandmother of Raynor, Mia and Khloe. Sadly missed by her brother Douglas Goldrick (Lois) and her furry friends Kellie and Murphy. Friends will be received on Thursday, December 1st from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at DENNING’S OF STRATHROY 519-245-1023. A Funeral Service will be held at the Calvary Pentecostal Church, 301 Pannell Lane Strathroy on Friday, December 2nd at 11:00 am with Pastor Dan Martin officiating. Interment to follow in Cook’s Cemetery. In memory of Marion, donations may be made to Teen Challenge Canada or Heart and Stroke Foundation. Online condolences accepted at

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PESTELL, Lillian formerly of Monkton

Posted by on November 23, 2016

pestell-lillian-001Lillian Pestell – formerly of Monkton, passed away peacefully at Knollcrest Lodge, Milverton on Tuesday November 22, 2016 at the age of 82.

Beloved wife of the late Jack Pestell who predeceased her in 2001.  Loving mother of Ken (Val), Bonnie Krieger (Larry), Patti Fuhr, Brian (Darlene), Doug (Yvonne), Murt (Sheri).  Special grandma of Catherine, Chad, Martina, Tracy, Tom, Nicole, Jacob, Amanda, Derek, Courtney, Jillian, Katie, Jordon, Spencer and 10 great-grandchildren.  Fondly remembered by Colleen Pestell, Gary Carpenter, Pat Fizell, Paula Sanderson, Bonnie Vanos and the extended Pestell family.

Predeceased by her parents Russell and Margaret (Coxon) Maddess, son Garry, daughter Lynda and grandsons Craig and Brandon.

Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at the Elma Memorial Community Centre, 251 Main Street, Atwood, on Friday November 25 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service to celebrate Lillian’s life will be held on Saturday November 26, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Marc Fraser officiating.  Interment in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood.

As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to Alzheimer Society, MS Society or the Canadian Cancer Society appreciated by the family.

Arrangements entrusted to Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood (519-356-2382)

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TESLIA: Anne (nee Premock), of St. Thomas, Ontario

Posted by on November 21, 2016

TESLIA, Anne (nee Premock), of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully at her residence on Friday, November 18, 2016, in her 92nd year.  Dearly loved mother of Barbara Teslia, Roma Sutherland (James), Darlene Teslia (Jennifer Wilson), Rob Teslia (Lyn Levandoski), and Greg Teslia (Sandra).  Beloved grandmother of Jamie Sutherland (Janice), Michael Sutherland (Charlenne), and Allison Teslia.  Special G.G. to Anna Rose, Jimmy, Anthony, Olivia, and Lily.  Dear sister of the late Helen Storozuk (late Mike), late Steve Premock (late Tina), and the late Dan Premock (Cathy).  Born in Coniston, ON, April 29, 1925, she was the daughter of the late William and Mary (nee Rapski) Premock.  Anne came to St. Thomas in about 1967 from Regina, SK, where she had resided for a short period of time.  She also lived in Toronto, ON for many years.  Anne was a retired secretary in the Housekeeping Dept. at the St. Thomas Psychiatric Hospital.  She was a member of the St. Thomas Seniors’ Centre.  Anne was a stoic and independent soul.  In keeping with her wishes, cremation has taken place.  A private family service will be held at a later date.  Memorial donations to the St. Thomas Seniors’ Centre will be gratefully acknowledged.  Arrangements entrusted to the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160).  Anne’s family would like to express their gratitude to the palliative care team;  VON, Care Partners and the CCAC.

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Posted by on November 7, 2016

web-photo-watterworth-lesley-copyWATTERWORTH, Lesley Ann

42 years, passed away on Tuesday, November 1, 2016. Beloved daughter of Veronica Watterworth and the late Keith Watterworth. Dear sister Kim Sauve (Brennan Malott) and Bryon Watterworth (Amy). Loving aunt of Joshua, Dustin, Nolan, Jaxon, Leeanne and Corey. Lesley will be missed by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Wednesday from 6p.m. until time of the Memorial Service to celebrate Lesley’s life at 8p.m. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Hiatus House. Friends may share memories at


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Posted by on September 26, 2016

paper-photo-lasi-frank-no-frameLasi, Frank

83 years, passed away peacefully into the arms of his Lord and Saviour on Sunday, September 25, 2016 at Franklin Gardens. Beloved husband of Marie. Dear father of Marianne Lasi, Irene Butler (John), Heidi Lasi (Kanth Thirugnanam) and Ken Lasi. Loving grandfather of Sarah Butler (James Ewing), Karsten Melchers, Nicholas and Noah Lasi and great grandfather of Claire Ewing. Dear brother of Elizabeth Neufeld (John) and predeceased by his infant sister Margaret. Frank is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and extended family members. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington (519-326-2631) on Tuesday 2- 5p.m. and 7- 9p.m.  Funeral Service to Celebrate Frank’s life, from St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 311 Sherk Street, Leamington on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 11 a.m. Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church or the Alzheimer Society. Frank’s family wish to extend their sincere thanks to the staff at Franklin Gardens for all the love and care they provided. Friends may send condolences or make a memorial donation at


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