Davey - Peacefully, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Sunday, March 28, 2004. Keith Davey of St. Thomas, husband of the late Alberta “Bernie” (Winter) Davey (Oct. 3, 2003), in his 64th year. Father of Elizabeth Tosland and her husband Dave of Strathroy, Chris Davey and his wife Gaby of Germany and Bryan Davey and his wife Jacqueline of London. Grandfather of Sophia, Samuel, James, Jonathan, Nevin, Alexa and Rebecca. Brother of the late Bruce Davey and late Frances Hubert. Also survived by many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Born in St. Thomas, February 8, 1941, the son of the late Laurence “Laurie” and Winifred (West) Davey. Mr. Davey was a retired employee of Canadian Timken, Limited. He attended Edward St. Baptist Church and was a former active member of Alma St. Presbyterian Church, St. Thomas. Friends will be received at Edward St. Baptist Church, 21 Edward St., St. Thomas on Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. where a memorial service will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Mr. Davey’s cremated remains will be interred privately in Elmdale Memorial Park. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or V.O.N. gratefully acknowledged. Arrangements entrusted to the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas.
DeViller - Peacefully at the Norfolk General Hospital, Simcoe on Friday, March 26, 2004. Marie (Golding) DeViller age 81 years. Wife of the late Gerry DeViller (1968). Loving mother of Bill and Linda of Hagersville, Jim and Lynda of Orleans, and Susan Simpson of Brampton. Dear grandmother of Drew and Valerie, Beth and Joe Gibbons, Sheryl and Greg Tracy, Steve and Charlotte, Adam Reaume, Sharon and Szillard Lengyl, Cody Simpson, and Charlene Simpson. Dear great grandmother of Angela, Sarah and Amber Gibbons, Kiersten DeViller, Marcus and Daniel Lengyl. Sister of Jack of Nova Scotia. Predeceased by parents Bill and Viola (Creasey) Golding, infant brother James, sister Lenore, and sister-in-law Gloria. Marie was a member of the Royal Canadian Branch 164 Hagersville Ladies Auxiliary. The family will honour her life with visitation at the Hyde & Mott Chapel of R.H.B. Anderson Funeral Home Ltd. Hagersville on Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., where Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Monday, March 29, 2004 at 1 p.m. Interment in South Park Cemetery, St. Thomas on Tuesday morning at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the West Haldimand General Hospital Foundation or the charity of your choice.
Gregg - At the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Friday, March 26, 2004. Mrs. Dorothy (Young) Gregg of Caressant Care on Mary Bucke, St. Thomas, in her 82nd year. Beloved wife of the late Norman F.L. Gregg (2002). Dearly loved mother of Margaret Taylor of St. Thomas, Arthur and his wife Marjorie of London, Daniel and his wife Linda of Southampton, Leslie and his wife Margaret of Dorchester, Charles and his partner Edna, Irene Russell and her husband Doug, Gladys and David, all of St. Thomas. Also survived by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a daughter Gloria, two sisters, Elsie Young and Emily Kloosterman, a brother, Harry Young and by a granddaughter. She was born in St. Thomas, January 21, 1923, the daughter of the late Henry and Emily (Salmon) Young. Friends will be received at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas on Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. Interment in Love’s Cemetery, Eagle, ON. Memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario gratefully acknowledged.
Kovacs - At St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Sunday, March 28, 2004. Elisabeth Kovacs of Aylmer in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late Steve Sr. (1980). Dear mother of Steve Kovacs and wife Mary of Tillsonburg, Pearl Katcko and husband Bill of Chilliwack, B.C., George Kovacs and partner Joan Booth of Tillsonburg, Mary Burwell and husband Brian of R.R.#6, Aylmer, Anne Cummings and husband Brian of Aylmer and Wilma Rego and husband Joe of Pt. Burwell. Also survived by 16 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. Born in Lokut Hungary on August 14, 1914. Elisabeth and her husband grew tobacco in Malahide Township for many years. She was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church, the CWL, and had worked at McConnell’s Nursery. Friends may call at the H.A. Kebbel Funeral Home, Aylmer on Tuesday 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, March 31, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. Interment, Queen of Peace Cemetery. Father Gilbert Simard, officiating. Donations to the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital Foundation or the Diabetes Assoc. would be appreciated. Prayers will be held on Tuesday at 8:00 p.m.
Martin - Robert Clarence of Extendicare, Port Stanley and formerly of St. Thomas, on Saturday, March 27, 2004, at his late residence, in his 63rd year. Loved partner of Heather Brady and dear father of Jeffrey and his wife Kim Martin of Vancouver, Richard Martin of St. Thomas, Michael Martin and his partner Susan Bellefeuille of Otterville and grandfather of Katyna, Jessica, Justin, Tyler, Kristina, Shayna and Stephanie. Dear step-father of Bonnie and her husband Steve Williamson and their children Emily and Abbey, of St. Thomas. Dear brother of Harold and his wife Janette Martin, Ronald and his wife Ann Martin, James and his wife Carol Martin, all of St. Thomas and Joanne Martin of Rodney. Sadly missed by a number of nieces, nephews, cousins and aunts and uncles. Bob was born in St. Thomas on September 27, 1941, the son of the late Charles and Jessie (McInnis) Martin. He worked at Jaeger Machine. Visitation at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas on Tuesday from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Private interment in St. Thomas Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to the charity of choice.
Mills - At Versa Care Centre, Delaware on Thursday, March 25, 2004. Mrs. Helen (Benn) Mills, formerly of London and St. Thomas, in her 77th year. Wife of the late Max Mills (1968). Dearly loved mother of Carey Jennery and her husband Paul of London and Kim Mills of Timmins. Cherished grandmother of Andrew Jennery, Keisha and Lauren Mills. Dear sister of Jacqueline Sanborn of Toronto, Barbara Westaway and her husband Lawrence of Port Stanley, Mary Soper of Tillsonburg, Monica Fischer and her husband Robert of London and Jack Benn of St. Thomas. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by 3 sisters, Ann Webster, Vivian Swanson and Kay Tomasi, 2 brothers, William and Gerald Benn and by dear friends, Glenn Menzies and Ken Pichie. She was born in St. Thomas, August 18, 1927, the daughter of the late William and Minnie (Plonkey) Benn. Mrs. Mills was a former active Royal Canadian Legion member. Friends will be received at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas on Monday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. Following cremation, interment in Elmdale Memorial Park. Memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society gratefully acknowledged.
Rochus - At St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Friday, March 26, 2004. “Penny” Pansy Marie Rochus of Aylmer in her 76th year. Beloved wife of Michael Rochus. Dear mother of Philip Rochus and wife Joanne of Komoka and loving grandmother to Brock Rochus. She will be sadly missed by a number of nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by her son Michael Rochus (1967). Born in Aylmer on January 5, 1929 daughter of the late Les and Vera (Burdick)Penhale. Predeceased by sisters Ora Jones and Marjorie Maltezo. A lifelong resident of Aylmer, Penny was past president and treasurer of the German Canadian Club Ladies, a member of St. Lukes Lutheran Church, Tillsonburg, the Aylmer Kinette Club and volunteered for the Canadian Cancer Society. Friends may call at the H.A. Kebbel Funeral Home, Aylmer on Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 14 Glendale Drive, Tillsonburg on Tuesday, March 30, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. Cremation will follow. Family interment of ashes in the Aylmer Cemetery at a later date. Rev. Ronald Mohr, officiating. Donations to the Cancer Society or St. Luke’s Lutheran Church would be appreciated.