CAUGHY: Peacefully at her residence, Westpark Health Centre, St. Catharines, on Tuesday Nov. 6th, 2001 in her 84th year. Emily (Bonnie) the beloved wife of the late James Henry Caughy. Survived by daughters Marie and Leonard Huiser, Thorndale; Shirley and Bert Heisler, Welland; Lynda Hall, Stratford; sons James and Carol Caughy, Blenheim; Bill Caughy, Mike Caughy, Clinton; Bruce & Fran Caughy; Don and Donna Caughy of Hanover; Ewart and Carol Caughy, Markdale and Fred Caughy of Forest. Forty grandchildren, fifty-seven great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren also survive. Predeceased by husband Jim in 1990. Son-in-law Leo Doyle in 1983, grandson Robert James Heisler in 1963, great granddaughter Tina Marie Rosso in 1972. Predeceased by parents, one brother and two sisters. Bonnie came to Canada in 1947 to Windsor then to Northern Canada , to Dashwood and St. Marys before moving to Welland in 1996 and went into nursing home in 1999. She was a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star #121 St. Marys. A private family funeral was held at Pelham Friends Evangelical Church conducted by Pastor Mathew Chesnes at 2:00 pm Friday Nov. 9th. Internment took place at Pardoville Cemetery, Raleigh Twp., Ont. Commital service by Rev. Tim Joyce at 1:00 pm Saturday Nov. 10th. As expressions of sympathy donations to Heart and Stroke or the charity of one's choice would be deeply appreciated by the family by calling the L.A. Ball Funeral Chapel at 519-284-1480.
BOUCHER: Suddenly at his home in St. Marys on Monday January 14, 2002, Earl Boucher in his 77th year. Beloved husband of the late Marjorie Violet Hicks (2001). Loving father of Suzanne Sharp and Ron of Dunnville, Dorinne Wagner and George of Georgetown and Sylvia Galloway and Bill of St. Marys. Dearly loved grandfather of John and Brenda, Jason and Sara, Christopher, Michelle, Brett and Ashley. Proud great grandfather of Joshua, Jordan and Joey. Sadly missed by sisters Pearl Proulx, Doris (Dolly) and Edgar Mainville all of Alymer Quebec, sisters-in-law Marge Boucher, Rachelle Boucher, Leota Hicks, Doris and Reg Cappleman and Shirley and Richard Lark and brothers-in-law Don and Barb Hicks, Dennis and Jean Hicks. Predeceased by his parents Mae and Thomas Boucher and brothers Gordon (Guy), Leonard and Kenneth (Dunc) Boucher. Relatives and friends were received by the family at the Sass Funeral Home, 47 Wellington St. S., St. Marys on Wednesday evening from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. where the complete funeral service was held on Thursday January 17, 2002 Rev. Dalice Sim officiated. Cremation followed. Interment St. Marys Cemetery at a later date. In his memory donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or your favourite charity would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
BOUCHER: The family of the late Earl Boucher would like to thank our friends, relatives, neighbours and everyone else who sent floral arrangements, donations, cards and food during this time of sadness. A special thank you to the ambulance personnel Ray and Michelle and to Bob and Pat Sass for their care and compassion and to Rev. Sim for her words of comfort, prayers and reflection. Your expressions of sympathy are greatly appreciated and will always be remembered. Suzanne and Ron, Dorinne and George, Sylvia and Bill and families
FACEY: Peacefully at the Wildwood Care Centre St. Marys on Sunday January 13, 2002, Edna Pearl Facey of St. Marys in her 88th year. Dear sister of Florence Channell, Wellington and sister-in-law of Edna Wiseman, St. Marys. Sadly missed by cousins, nieces, nephews, friends and their families. Predeceased by her parents Nellie Loyst and Edmund Facey, brother Kenneth Facey, sister Leone Hooper and brothers-in-law Gladwyn Hooper and George Channell. Relatives and friends were received by the family at the Sass Funeral Home, 47 Wellington St. S., St. Marys where the complete funeral service was held on Wednesday January 16, 2002 Rev. Richard Bott officiated. Interment North Nissouri Cemetery at a later date. In her memory donations to your favourite charity would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
FLETCHER: At St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Sunday, January 20, 2002 Wallace Edward Ribey Fletcher of St. Thomas in his 76th year. Beloved husband of the late Ruby (Addley) Fletcher and the late Joanne Fletcher. Dear farther of David of Aylmer, Lynda Ropchan and husband Derek of Lucan and Robin and Jay of St. Thomas. Grandfather of 4 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Brother to Verna Woods of Hamilton and Gwen Finch of London. Predeceased by a son Michael and a brother Clair Fletcher. Born in St. Marys, Ontario on April 29, 1926, son of the late Clayton and Dorothy (Ribey) Fletcher. He lived in St. Thomas and formerly of Orwell. He worked for Northern Electric Company. Friends called at the H. A. Kebbel Funeral Home, Aylmer on Tuesday where the funeral service was held on Wednesday January 23, 2002, Rev. Norman Jones officiated. Interment Orwell Cemetery. Donations to the charity of one's choice would be appreciated.
SWARTHOUT: Courtney (Court) Swarthout of Drayton and formerly of St. Marys, passed away peacefully, lovingly surrounded by his family at Stratford General Hospital on Wednesday, December 19, 2001 in his 75th year. Loving husband of Lavon and the late Vera Swarthout (1983). Dear father of Pamela and her husband Roy Couture of Berlin, New Hampshire; Marilyn Little and Gil Latimer of Bayfield, Ont.; Marjorie Swarthout of Brockville, Ont.; Paul Swarthout and his wife Bonnie of St. Marys, Ont.; Edward Swarthout and Joanne Brodhagon of Stratford, Ont.; and loved stepfather of Michael of Kitchener, Ont. Fondly remembered by seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, one brother Franklin Swarthout and his wife Nina of Penn Yan, New York; one sister Barbara and her husband Harry Crans of Dundee, New York; one sister-in-law Joan Swarthout of Waterloo, New York as well as many nieces, nephews, neighbours and friends. Predeceased by his parents Howard and Helen (Rector) Swarthout and two brothers Donald and Steve Swarthout. Court was past president of Recreational Aircraft Association, Kitchener Branch, past president and active member of the Rotary Club of Drayton and active board member of Drayton Entertainment. Rev. Dirk Kramer conducted the Funeral Service in the Drayton Reformed Church, Drayton, on Monday December 24, 2001. Cremation followed.
MARTIN: Peacefully at Kingsway Lodge St. Marys on Thursday January 17, 2002, Mervin Henry Martin formerly of Fullarton Twp. in his 86th year. Beloved husband of Betty Martin (nee Searby) of St. Marys. Loving father of James and Carol Martin, R.R. 1, St. Marys; Judy and Larry Newcombe, Calgary and Janice Martin, London. Dear grandfather of Luke and Sarah Martin, R.R. 1, St. Marys; and Craig, Ian and Lara Newcombe of Calgary. Dear brother of Everett Martin and his wife May of Mount Forest; Alice Martin of St. Marys; Lois McIntosh and her husband Ross of Carlingford and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Frank Martin and the former Violet Dilling and sister Ella Francis (2001). Relatives and friends were received by the family at the Robt. G. Sass Funeral Home, 47 Wellington St. S., St. Marys on Friday where the complete funeral service was held on Saturday January 19, 2002. Interment St. Marys Cemetery. In his memory donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
WALLIS: At St. Joseph's Hospital, London on Friday, December 21, 2001 W. Emerson (Jiggs) Wallis of Lucan and formerly of Granton in his 88th year. Beloved husband of Mary (Jones) Wallis for 56 years. Dear father of Donnie and Alice Wallis, Kirkton; Wayne and Sandra Wallis, Sarnia; Brenda Wallis and her best friend John McLennan, London and Kevin and Linda Wallis, Lighthouse Point, Florida. Dear grandfather of Linda and David, Faith, Denise and Debra; Leanne, Heather, Krystle and Darryl; and Keith. Predeceased by brothers Fred, Alton and Harold and sisters Elsie, Clara, Edna and Dorothy. Friends called at the C. Haskett and Son Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan where the funeral service was held on Monday December 24, 2001, Val Hodgins officiated. Interment Granton Cemetery. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
TYLER: Peacefully at Stratford General Hospital on Saturday July 14, 2001, Ralph Lindsay Tyler of St. Marys in his 94th year. Beloved husband of the late Mae Sanderson (1989) and May Eley (1951). Dear uncle of Kathryn Durham, Jim and Marion Tyler, Sheila and Neil Macleod, Marie Tyler and Anita and Mark Sinkins. Also survived by many nieces and nephews through marriage. Predeceased by brothers, Earl, John, Crawford, Ivan and sister Mabel Hopson. Relatives and friends were received by the family at the Sass Funeral Home, 47 Wellington St. S., St. Marys where the funeral service was held on Wednesday July 18, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Richard Bott officiating. Interment St. Marys Cemetery. In his memory donations to the St. Marys United Church or the charity of your choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
JONES: In memory of Mervin Jones who passed away 4 years ago, January 7, 1998. Always on our minds, forever in our hearts. Remembered always by wife Bernice and children: Ronald and Anna, Murray and Bonnie, Ruth, Bruce, Linda and John, Janet and Cecil and their families
HOUSTON: Peacefully at St. Marys Memorial Hospital on Friday July 13, 2001 John M. Houston age 82 years of St. Marys. Beloved husband of the late Agnes 'Nessie' Houston (1980) and predeceased by a loving companion Betty Edwards (1999). Loving father of Anne Rowland and companion Mike Bannerman of St. Marys; Jay Houston and wife Reta of Bracebridge; Bob Houston and friend Janice McIntosh of St. Marys. Dear father in law of Jeff Dunseith of Ingersol. Proud grandfather of John and Sherry Rowland; Spence and Kelly Rowland; Jenni and Melissa Dunseith; Lynsie and Gregory Houston; Alicia and Danielle Houston and 3 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Andrew and Eleanor Houston; Robert and Marilyn Houston; Margaret and Bill Sifton; Ruth and Ross Button; Marjorie and Norman McMullan. Predeceased by his parents Duncan and Mildred Houston, son Donald (1981) and daughter Mary Dunseith (1998). Rested at the L. A. Ball Funeral Chapel 7 Water St. N. St. Marys where the funeral service was held on Monday July 16, 2001 Rev. Richard Bott officiated. Cremation followed. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
MCINTOSH: In loving memory of Oliver T. McIntosh who was taken home on January 3, 2001. Our lives go on without you, But nothing is the same, We have to hide our heartache When someone speaks your name. You did so many things for us Your heart was kind and true, And when we needed something We could always count on you. With a cheerful grin and a heart of gold, You were the best this world could hold. Never selfish, always kind, These are the memories you left behind. And ours to have and hold You were life's greatest gift. Ever remembered and sadly missed by Laurine and family
PEARSON: In loving memory of our father, Ralph Pearson, who passed away two years ago on December 27, 1999. Through tears we watched you suffer, We saw you fading away. Our hearts were almost broken, You fought so hard to stay, But when we saw you sleeping So peacefully free from pain, We could not wish you back To suffer so again. Our hearts still ache with sadness, And tears still often flow But what it meant to lose you, No one will ever know. Your love will always be in our hearts. We miss you. Sadly missed by Lori, Twyla and families
ANDERSON: At his residence, Hillside Manor RR 5, Stratford on Saturday August 18, 2001, Douglas Anderson a lifelong resident of R.R. 2, St. Pauls, age 87 years. Beloved husband of the late Hilda (Walz) Anderson (1999.) Loving father of Beth Brown and Jack, R.R. 7, St. Marys; Bill Anderson and Jann, Calgary; Dorine Ellis and Jim, London; Eunice Boyd and John, Brampton; Jane Crawford R.R. 2 St. Pauls; Mary Anderson and Bob Zaharia, Calgary. He is sadly missed by his 16 grandchildren and 9 greatgrandchildren. Dear brother of Olive Crago and Maxwell, Ancaster. Dear brother-in-law of Dorothy Anderson, Stratford; Nora Somerville and Helen Walz, St. Marys; Elsie Walz, Stratford. Dear nephew of Mabel Agroff, Stratford. Predeceased by a brother Ronald Anderson and a sister Anne Anderson. Rested at the L.A. Ball Funeral Chapel 7 Water St. N. St. Marys where the funeral service was held on Wednesday August 22, 2001 Rev. Peter Bush officiated. Interment Avonbank Cemetery. In his memory donations to the Hillside Manor Auxiliary or the charity of one's own choice would be appreciated.
ESSON: In loving memory of our son Mike who passed away January 28, 2001. Nothing every really dies, That is not born anew, The miracles of nature, All tell us this is true, The flowers sleeping peacefully, Beneath the winters snow, Awaken to the sunshine's warmth, When spring winds start to blow, And all around on everyside, New life and joy appear, To tell us nothing ever dies, And we should have no fear, For death is just a detour along life's winding way. Missing you more everyday, love Mom and Dad
STERKENBURG: In loving memory of Bart Sterkenburg who left us December 29, 1994. What it meant to lose you No one will ever know; It's still so hard to understand Just why you had to go; To some you may be forgotten To others a part of the past But to those who loved and lost you In our memory you will always last. Always remembered by Bep and her family
HARRIS: In loving memory of a dear father and grandfather, Russell Harris, who passed away January 18th, 1982. Quietly remembered every day, Still loved, still missed in every way. Lovingly remembered by children Eileen, John and their families. Special mention of grandchildren William Russell and Shelby Lynn
VELDMAN: In memory of our Jim; son, brother, brother-in-law and uncle. October 25, 1958 - December 31, 1994. Although we smile and make no fuss No one misses Jim more than us And when old time we often recall That's when we miss Jim most of all No length of time can take away, Our thought of our Jim today. Mom and Dad (Andy & Mary), Brother Steven and Carol, Sister Mary Ellen and Jim Zegers, Brother Dan and Glynis and their families