Posted By: CanadianObits.com Date: Wednesday, 25 May 2016, at 2:10 a.m.
Sister Gloria (Faith Gloria) entered Eternal Life on Wednesday, July 24, 2002 in Chatham. She was born in Windsor, Ont. 78 years ago, the only daughter of the late William and Rose (Souchereau) Elliott. She was in the 54th year of her life as an Ursuline Religious of the Diocese of London. During those years she served as a music teacher at The Pines and in London as a secretary from 1957-1969. She was a general counsellor from 1969-1977 at the House of Prayer in Tilbury and later moved to Regina, Sask. where she served as a pastoral assistant in Dysart for two years. In 1981, she moved to Woodstock as pastoral assistant until 1994 when Sister then came to live at The Pines. She is survived by her stepmother, Mrs. Betty Elliott of Windsor and several cousins. Visitation took place at The Pines in Chatham. The Mass of Resurrection was celebrated on Saturday, July 27, 2002 at 10 a.m. at the Holy Family Chapel, 64 Ursuline Ave. Internment was at St. Anthony's Cemetery in Chatham.
At the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (Public General campus) on Sunday, July 28, 2002, Frederick William Horne, age 67 of Chatham, beloved husband of Mary (Tiffin). Born in Chatham in 1935, son of the late Pearl Marie (Alexander) and Reginald Ernest Horne, he was a bartender, a cab driver and farmhand during his life, as well as a member of the Royal Canadian Navy from 1951 to 1953. He will be sadly missed by a stepson, Thomas Stonehouse of Wilkesport; by six daughters, Deborah Griffith and husband Stuart of Charing Cross, Shelly Edwards and husband Harvey of Chatham, Yvette Roberts and husband Dave of Erieau, Tammy of London, Rhonda Anderson and husband James, and Sandra Thomas, all of Chatham; by a son, Dennis McDowell of London; by 19 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; by seven sisters, Margaret of Chatham, Mollie of Owen Sound, Bette of Ear Falls, Carol of Wardsville, Gail and Susan of London and Darlene of Chatham; by five brothers, Jack of Montreal, Robert of Blenheim, Ronald of Chatham, David of Mull and Brian of Highgate; and by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by three brothers and two sisters. Friends and relatives called at the Hinnegan-Peseski Funeral Home, 156 William St. South. The service will be conducted in the funeral home chapel on Wednesday, July 31, 2002 at 2 p.m. with Lay Reader John Anderson of Christ Anglican Church officiating. Burial will take place in Maple Leaf Cemetery. Donations to the charity of your choice appreciated.
Lawrence Verbeem passed away at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Sydenham Campus in Wallaceburg, on Saturday, July 26, 2002. He was 75. Beloved husband of Georgina (Blake). Loving father of Michael and Jackie Verbeem of Niagara Falls, Donald and Maria Verbeem of Waterloo, Douglas and Debbie Verbeem of Alberta, and Ronald and Landice Verbeem of Brampton. Dear grandfather of eight grandchildren. Loved brother of Nelie Lane, Bob and June Verbeem, Pete and Jennet Verbeem, Leonard and Cathy Verbeem and Gerald Verbeem. Lawrence was predeceased by his parents Leonard and Magdaleana (Menbeere) Verbeem, sister Jane Reynolds, and brothers Joe, Jack and Albert Verbeem. Friends called at the Haycock-Cavanaugh Funeral Home, 409 Nelson St. (at Elgin) in Wallaceburg. A funeral mass was celebrated by Friar John Pirt at Our Lady Help of Christians Church on Monday, July 29, 2002 at 10 a.m. Knights of Columbus prayers were said at 7 p.m. and parish prayers were said at 8:30 p.m. on Sunday evening. Internment in Riverview Cemetery. If desired, remembrances to Our Lady Help of Christians Church may be left at the funeral home.