ROBERTSON, Edith - passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at the Victoria Hospital, South Street Campus of the London Health Science Centre on Wednesday, February 5, 2003. Mrs. Edith Robertson (nee Koehler) of Simcoe in her 61st year. Beloved, devoted wife and best friend of Alex for over 40 years. Loving mother and best friend to Susan of Hamilton and Kathryn of Toronto. Cherished Nana to Riannon. Dear sister to Diane Greiling and her husband Helmut of Fergus. Edith was a Registered Nurse with the Haldimand-Norfolk Regional Health Department for 25 years. She will be sadly missed by many other relatives and friends. Friends are invited to meet with the family on Friday, February 7 from 7-9 p.m. at the FERRIS FUNERAL HOME, 214 Norfolk St. S., Simcoe where the funeral service will be conducted on Saturday at 1 p.m. Reverend Bruce Coombe officiating. Private family interment at Memorial Gardens, Breslau, Ontario, Monday, February 10. Those wishing may donate in Edith's memory to the Who-Did-It Club or the Canadian Cancer Society.
ROSS, Elizabeth Patricia, at her home in Port Dover on Monday, February 3, 2003 in her 69th year. Predeceased by her husband Robert "Bob" Ross. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Vance and Dianne Mummery of Simcoe, John & Heather Mummery of Delhi, Diane and Brian Dougherty, Dorothea and Bob Dougherty and Leola and Ed LaForme all of Port Dover. Dear sister of Francis McFall, Elizabeth and Jim Runyan and Marianne and Raul Rio. Predeceased by a brother Thomas McFall. Dearly loved Grandmother of 10 grandchildren and 3 Great Grandchildren. Mrs. Ross is at the THOMPSON WATERS FUNERAL HOME, 102 First Ave., Port Dover (583-1530) for visitation on Wednesday (today) 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, February 6, 2003 at 3:30 p.m. Rev. Brian Elder officiating, followed by interment at Port Dover Cemetery. For those wishing memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Messages of condolance may be left at www.funeral-cast.com
RUTHERFORD - James Abram (Jim) At Norfolk General Hospital, Simcoe on Monday, February 3, 2003, James A. (Jim) Rutherford of Vittoria in his 85th year. Beloved husband of Emma (nee Stinson). Dear father of Marvin and Connie of Vittoria, Dale of R.R. #1 St. Williams and Neil and Mary of Waterford. Dear grandfather to Teresa Barton (Robert), David Rutherford (Michelle), Amy Serpa (John), Lisa Casino (J.P.) and great grandfather to Calvin and Dameon Rutherford and Chelsea Barton. Dear brother-in-law to May Oakes and uncle to Karen Oakes. Son of the late Melbourne Hartley Rutherford and Ethel Jane Neilson. Predeceased by a granddaughter Melissa (1979), brothers Howard, Harold and Douglas Rutherford and sisters Maida Osborne and Verna Boughner. Jim was a long time farmer in Walsh area. Friends are invited to call at THE FERRIS FUNERAL HOME, 214 Norfolk St. S., Simcoe on Thursday evening from 7-9 p.m. Service will be conducted from THE KINGDOM HALL OF JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES, 692 Queensway W., Simcoe on Friday, February 7 at 2:00 p.m. Interment Walsh United Cemetery. Memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
SCHEEL, Terry Scott - The family sadly announces the death of Terry Scott Scheel in Paris, on Sunday, February 2, 2003, dear father of Tess; much loved fiance of Susan Featherston; loved son of the late Frederick Fritz Scheel and the late Margaret May Scheel; loved brother of Mark and his wife Marilyn, Brantford and Randy and his wife Brenda, Paris; also missed by nephews Bradley and Jimmy and by uncles, aunts, cousins and many friends and "Kizaroo". Terry touched many people with his music for 25 years. A celebration of Terry's life will be held at The Warehouse Diner, 190 King George Road, Brantford on Saturday, February 8th from 12 noon on. McCLEISTER FUNERAL HOME, 30 Brant Avenue, Brantford, is entrusted with arrangements. (519) 759-5400. If wished, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or your favourite charity gratefully appreciated.
TROCH, Victor J. - of R.R. 1 Simcoe passed away at the Norfolk General Hospital, Simcoe on Tuesday, February 4, 2003 in his 73rd year. Beloved husband of Loretta Troch (nee Koegst). Dear father of Michael Troch, R.R. 1 Simcoe and Deborah Skinner (Michael), Toronto. Loving grandfather of Kira Skinner, Toronto. Dear brother of Mersil Troch (Shirley), Burlington and Boris Troch (Mary), Flesherton. Also many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, Delhi for visitation on Thursday (from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.) and for Funeral Service in the Chapel on Friday, February 7th at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Father Thomas Donohue officiating. Interment Delhi Cemetery. Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
VAN EECKHAUTE, Julia Celina (De Smet) - of Vittoria; has gone home to be with her Lord, on Sunday, February 2, 2003 in her 86th year; predeceased by her husband Omer (1992); dearest mother of Etienne (Ed) and his friend Donna of Port Dover, Genoveva (Genny) Ryerse and her husband Stan of Vittoria, Antoine Van Eeckhaute of Delhi, Maria Broughton and her husband Tim of Vittoria, Lutgarde Van Eeckhaute-Akagi and her husband Hugh of Saint Andrews N.B. and Paula Fett and her husband Steve of LaSalette; loving Meme of Linda (Desmond), Angela (Victor), Kelly and her friend Dan, Julie, Ashley, Rene, Mathew and Cassandra; great Meme of Joshua and Jacob; predeceased by her granddaughter Jennifer (1973), brothers; Julious and George and sisters'; Marie and Angela, all of Belgium; also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends to share their memories of Julia at THE BALDOCK FUNERAL HOME & FAMILY CENTRE, 96 Norfolk St. N., Simcoe Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass to celebrate Julia Van Eeckhaute's life will be held from ST. MICHAEL'S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, Walsh on Thursday, February 6, 2003 at 10 am. Fther Pio Beorchia, Celebrant. Rite of Committal: Walsh United Cemetery. C.W.L. Prayers will be said at the funeral home on Wednesday afternoon at 3 p.m. Parish Prayers will be said at the funeral home on Wednesday evening at 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
VAN TYGHEM, Lorraine Marie - at the Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital, on Friday, January 31st, 2003, Lorraine Marie Van Tyghem of Langton, at the age of 62 years. Born in Brantford, January 22nd, 1941 daughter of Mrs. Madeline Huys of Langton and the late Camiel Huys. Member of the Sacred Heart Church and C.W.L. and the Langton Lions. Much loved wife of 35 years of ("Larry") Hillaere Van Tyghem of Langton. Loved mother and mother-in-law of: Michael Van Tyghem and his wife Cari, of R.R. 1 Langton and Nancy Van Tyghem and Jody Thompson, of R.R. 3 Scotland. Dear sister and sister-in-law of: Roger Huys and his wife Rita, of Burford; Lorretta and her husband Tony Vandevyvere of Eden. Survived by nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends and relatives are welcome to meet with the Van Tyghem family on Monday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the VERHOEVE FUNERAL HOME, Langton (519) 875-4464. C.W.L. Prayers are Monday afternoon at 3 p.m. Lions Memorial Service is Monday evening at 7 p.m. Public Prayers are Monday evening at 8 p.m. Funeral Mass of a Christian Burial to be said Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Langton. Interment to follow in the Sacred Heart Cemetery. Memorial donations (payable by cheque) made out to the "Camp Trillium - Rainbow Lake, Waterford" or the "Norfolk Cancer Society" or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
ALTON, Max Peacefully at Woodingford Lodge, Woodstock on Wednesday, March 26, 2003, John Maxwell Alton in his 87th year. Beloved husband for 46 years to Amy (nee: Renner) Alton. Max is survived by many cousins, nieces and nephews. Max a retired farmer was a member of First Baptist Church, a former member of Eden Baptist Church, and a member of several naturalist clubs. The family will receive friends at the OSTRANDER FUNERAL HOME, on Friday, March 28, 2003 from 2-4 only. Complete Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, March 29, 2003 at 3 p.m. Rev. Andy Brndjar officiating. Spring interment Eden Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Sharing Way (CBM); Eden Baptist Church; Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital-Dialysis Unit or Bird Studies Canada.
BRONSON, MURRAY Passed away at the St. Joseph's Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona on Monday March 24, 2003 in his 83rd year. Private Interment at Langton Baptist Cemetery. Ferris Funeral Home, 214 Norfolk St. S Simcoe, 426-1314 in care of arrangements.
BUCK - Gladys (nee Jenner) Of Simcoe passed away at her home on Sunday, March 23, 2003 at 6:00 a.m. in her 78th year. Beloved wife and best friend for 53 years of James Buck of Simcoe. Dear mother of Jim "Ted" Buck (Doris McDonald) of Simcoe, Brian "Bucky" (Kim) Walters of Delhi and Marlene (Eugene) Winter of Simcoe. Cherished grandmother of Tammy Francis (Bruce Nitschkie) of Brantford, Mark Francis (Sheri Evans) of Simcoe and Steven Wardell of Simcoe. Great grandmother to Casandra and Alexander Nitschkie of Brantford. Survived by brother Bill (Mary) Jenner of Simcoe, sister-in-law Eileen Marshall of Simcoe, sister-in-law Aileen Buck of Beamsville and brother in-law Tom (Mary Jean) Buck of Wainfleet. Also survived by many nieces and nephews and dearest friend of Doris Stewart of Paris, Ont. Predeceased by her parents William and Elizabeth Jenner of Paris and brothers Ted (RHLI), WWII from Paris and Leonard from British Columbia and sister Doris of Paris. Friends are invited to call at the FERRIS FUNERAL HOME , 214 Norfolk St. S., Simcoe on Tuesday evening from 7-9 p.m. where service will be conducted on Wednesday, March 26 at 11:00 a.m. Pastor Victor McWilliams officiating followed by a private interment at Oakwood Cemetery. The Buck family gives a special thank you to the following: Dr. McConnell, Simcoe V.O.N., Norfolk County and Homecare for all their care and support through mom's illness and thank you to the Who-did-It Club for the hospital bed. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the V.O.N. would be appreciated.
BUSSEY, Edna Carrie - Decembr 31, 1921 - March 20, 2003. Peacefully at the Norfolk General Hospital, in her 82nd year. Beloved wife of the late Lloyd Bussey (November 19, 2001). Sadly missed by her children, Brock (Ina), of Port Dover, Margaret (Marilyn) of London, Richard (Susan), of Port Dover, Marion of Simcoe, Doreen (Harold) of Simcoe, Diane of Simcoe and Judy of Simcoe. Loving sister of Viola Dickson of Simcoe, Thelma Koluk of Simcoe, Mable (Walter) Hudson of Simcoe, Kenneth Seymour of Simcoe and Elaine Goris of Simcoe. Also missed by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her parents William and Carrie Seymour. Brothers William Seymour and Stanley Seymour; sisters Ilene Lamoury, Violet Pierce and Baby June and Martha. Grandson Norman Rutter and Wayne Bussey. Mrs. Bussey was a registered member of The Royal Canadian Legion Branch #79 Ladies Auxiliary and The Old Orange Hall. The family will receive friends to share their memories of Edna at THE BALDOCK FUNERAL HOME & FAMILY CENTRE, 96 Norfolk St. N., Simcoe on Monday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, March 25, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. Reverend Dr. Paul Stemp officiating. Interment to follow at Oakwood Cemetery. Donations to the charity of your choice would be gratefully acknowledged.
CHOWINSKI, Walter William - WW II Veteran - Peacefully at his home in Barrie on Wednesday, March 26, 2003. Walter William Chowinski of Barrie in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of the late Elizabeth Carnell. Dear father of Patricia and her husband William Schwass of Wasaga Beach, Carolyn Elizabeth and her husband Fred Knetsch of Shelbourne, Gale Louise and her husband Bill Reynolds of Keswick, Walter James Griffiths and his wife Kateseen of Kentucky and Pamela Tena and her husband Gary Symak of Barrie. Dear grandfather of 9 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. Dear brother of Anne Dunn of Buffalo and predeceased by sister Janet Haiste and brother Joe Chowinski. Friends may call at the STECKLEY-GOODERHAM FUNERAL HOME, Clapperton and Worsley St., Barrie on Friday from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Service in the Chapel on Saturday, March 29 at 11:00 a.m. Spring interment Barrie Union Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation or charity of your choice.
EUBANK, Agnes (nee Watson) Passed away at the Norfolk General Hospital, Saturday, March 22, 2003, in her 85th year. Predeceased by her husband Harold (August 3, 1981). Sadly missed by her children, Bart, of Burlington, Neil, and her daughter-in-law Elsie, of Hagersville, Helen, of Simcoe. Dear Grandmother of John, Jim, Loretta, Kelly and Great Grandmother of Jake, Taylor, Jonathan. Following cremation, a private family interment will take place at the Gore Cemetery. Donations in memory of Agnes can be made through THE BALDOCK FUNERAL HOME & FAMILY CENTRE, 96 Norfolk St. N., Simcoe 426-0291 to the charity of your choice.