GEALL, Thomas H. - Passed away at the Norfolk General Hospital on Tuesday, March 25, 2003. Mr. Tom Geall of Leslie Ave., Port Dover in his 69th year. Beloved husband of Karen Geall. Loving father of Diane Zan (Russell), Orangeville, Daniel Geall (Jo Ann), Dawn Geall (Ted), Darlene Geall, all of Belleville, Mark Dodds, Lindsay, Michele Efthimiou (Jack), Brantford, Mellanie Indri (Armando), Montreal. Cherished grandpa to 14 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Surviving are 2 brothers, one sister and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents George and Noredith Geall and one brother. A Memorial Service will be held by the family from 2-5 p.m. at the Port Dover Legion on Saturday, March 29, 2003. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the FERRIS FUNERAL HOME, 214 Norfolk St. S., Simcoe (519) 426-1314. Donations may be made in Tom's memory to the Salvation Army.
GRANT, Gloria; Peacefully at the Willett Hospital, Paris, Monday, March 24, 2003, of Brantford in her 71st year. Loving mother of Brian (& Deb), David, Wayne, Terry (& Karen), Michael, Charlene Fulsom, & special mom to Shirley. Cherished grandma of Todd, Shon, Kelly, P.J., Cassy, Aaron, Brian, and predeceased by grandson Ryan (1998). Survived by 1 sister, 1 brother & 1 sister-in-law. Predeceased by special friend Cameron Logan (2001), 4 sisters & 2 brothers. Friends may call at the THOMPSON-MOTT FUNERAL HOME, Waterford Wednesday 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the Chapel Thursday 2 p.m. Rev. Larry Wiegand officiating. Interment Greenwood Cemetery. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
IN LOVING MEMORY OF JAN (JOHN) WOZNIAK Born in Poland May 26, 1923 Dear husband of the late Katarzyna (Baran) Wozniak (December 30, 1995) and predeceased by an infant son Michak in Poland. Beloved father and father-in-law of Mary Hemeryck (Larry), Sophie Habl (John), Jozef Wozniak, John Wozniak Jr. (Wendy), Krys Teall (Brian), Micheal Wozniak (Jeannette), Irene Sidway (Jeff). Wonderful grandfather of Patricia Habl-Gregory (Scott), Michael Habl (Joanne), Bradley Hemeryck (Sarah), Paul Hemeryck (Rose), Laura Hemeryck, Justin Wozniak, Alicia, Alexander and Amber Wozniak, Nicholas and Megan Teall, Jordan and Keiran Wozniak. Dear great-grandfather of Camryn Gregory. Predeceased by a brother Michak (Mike) Wizniak. Survived by a brother (Walter) and a sister (Mary) in Poland and several nieces, nephews and other family members. Pallbearers of the greatly loved grandpa are Michael, Brad, Stephen, Paul, Darryl, Nicolas, Alex, Justin, Jordan, Keiran. Friends and relatives will be received by the family on Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the VERHOEVE FUNERAL HOME, Langton (875-4464). Public Prayers are Sunday at 2:00 p.m. Funeral Mass of a Christian Burial to be said on Monday at 10:00 a.m. at the Sacred Heart R.C. Church, Albert Street, Langton, by Rev. Father John Kuilboer. Interment Sacred Heart Cemetery. Memorial donations (payable by cheque) to the Tillsonburg Hospital-Tri-County Dialysis Unit would be appreciated by the family and can be arranged through the Verhoeve Funeral Home.
KILPATRICK, Katherine Petrovna (Derkson) "Kay" - peacefully passed away with her family at her side at Dovercliffs Nursing Home on Sunday, March 23, 2003 at age 92. Beloved wife of the late Charles Kilpatrick. Loving mother of David and Barbara, and John and Ruth. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Robert, Patrice, Lynda and friend Will, Michael and Christine. Proud great grandma of Camryn. Sadly missed by her sister Zelma Gillen. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends to share their memories of Mrs. Kilpatrick at THE BALDOCK FUNERAL HOME & FAMILY CENTRE, 96 Norfolk St. N., Simcoe on Tuesday evening from 6-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, March 26, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Jim Wencel officiating. Interment Oakwood Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Arthritis Society or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
MACKAY, Thelma Ruth, Peacefully, on March 25, 2003 after a brief illness, in her 80th year. She will be sadly missed by her children, Jacqui Corbett (Jim) of Toronto, Cameron MacKay of Toronto, and Douglas MacKay of Vancouver and Grandchildren Meghan and Luke Corbett. Thelma will be remembered for many things including careers in Lab Technology and Real Estate, her passion for golf, curling, bridge and cooking, and her sharp sence of humour shared by all. In keeping with Thelma's wishes cremation will take place, with a private family service at a later date. If desired donations can be made through THE BALDOCK FUNERAL HOME & FAMILY CENTRE 96 Norfolk St. N., Simcoe (426-0291), to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Toronto Grace Hospital Palliative Care Program. The family would also like to acknowledge the compassionate care Thelma received by the staff of the fore mentioned, Toronto Grace Hospital.
MAHONEY - George Keith: Passed away at home on Thursday, March 20th, 2003 after a long courageous battle with lung cancer. Mr. George Mahoney of R.R.#1, Simcoe in his 67th year. Much beloved husband of Sue Becker. Also surviving are his loving children; Eddy Corr (Patty) of Walsingham; Doug Semple (Pam) of Simcoe; Shelley Winter of Otterville; Keith Mahoney of Simcoe, Tracey Mahoney (Mike Bonaccorso) of Windham Centre; Kelly Maksymchuk (Eugene) of Simcoe, Michelle Mahoney (Shawn Smith) of Simcoe and Kim Telfer (Phil) of Springfield. Also surviving are his 13 grandchildren, 1 great-granddaughter, exwife and mother of his children; Caroline, brothers; Russell (Rea) of Kitchener, Jim (Faye) of Petersburg, Bill (Elizabeth) of Waterford; Lyle (Nora) of Scotland and Don (Sharon) of Cape Breton and sister; Shelia and numerous nieces and nephews. George was predeceased by his parents; Fred and Gladys Mahoney, son-in-law; Joe Winter, brothers; John and Earl and sisters; Muriel and Shirley. George will be greatly missed by family and friends. He will live on in our hearts until we meet again. Friends are invited to meet with the family on Monday, March 24, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the FERRIS FUNERAL HOME, 214 Norfolk St. S., Simcoe where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. Pastor Dr. Mark Bohman officiating followed by interment at Oakwood Cemetery. Those wishing may donate to the Lung Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation
NOLD, L. Wilfred - of R.R. 1, LaSalette passed away at the Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital on Saturday, March 22, 2003 in his 82nd year. Wilfred was a life-long member of the Our Lady of LaSalette Roman Catholic Church, Veteran of the Second World War, Member of Royal Canadian Legion Br. No. 125, Delhi, Delhi Senior Citizen's Friendship Centre and Friendship Club of Otterville. Wilfred worked at Cockshutt Farm Implement Company and White Farm Manufacturing in Brantford for over 28 years then prior to retirement worked on the maintenance crew for the Penn Central Railway in St. Thomas. Wilfred as a youth played softball locally and throughout his life enjoyed watching baseball, hockey and football. Beloved husband of Esther Nold (nee Fenner) of 57 years. Dear father of Nancy Evans (Jim), Delhi; Patricia Nold, Brantford; Elizabeth Cronk (Joe), Fisherville and Michael Nold (Cathy), Tillsonburg. Dear father-in-law of Gail Nold, Brantford. Loving grandfather of 11 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Dear brother of Agnes Miller (Art), St. Thomas. Also several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by 2 sons; Terry Nold (1965) and Tom Nold (1988) and 4 brothers: Edward Nold (1985), Leo Nold (1988), Tom Nold (1988) and Ernest Nold (1993). Friends may call at the MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, Delhi for visitation on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and for Funeral Service in the Chapel on Tuesday morning at 11 a.m. with Rev. Fr. Thomas Donohue of Our Lady of LaSalette Church officiating. A Private Family Interment will be held at a later date. A Royal Canadian Legion Service will be held on Monday evening at 7:00 p.m. and Prayers will be said Monday evening at 7:30 p.m. Donations to Camp Trillium or the Heart & Stroke Foundation will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
POORTINGA, Elisabeth. The Lord has taken to Himself from the Henderson General Hospital, Hamilton on Sunday March 23, 2003, our mother, oma and great oma in her 91st year. Elisabeth (nee Steinhuis) of Shalom Manor, Grimsby and a former resident of Parkview Meadows, Townsend is predeceased by her husband Pieter (Sept. 2002). Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Andy and Rose of Woodstock, Peter and Ginny of Lockport, N.Y., Hank and Joanne of St. Catharines, Chris and Connie of Townsend, Patricia and Greg Haskell of R.R. 1, Jarvis, Olivia Poortinga of Burlington and the late Rita Vanbrakel (1976), Anna (nee Haveman) Poortinga (1990), Kathy Oussoren (1991) and Egbert Poortinga (2000). Loving oma of 28 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren and predeceased by great great grandson Michael (1991). Sister of Fenna, Klass and the late Adam, Giny, Eilko, Douwe and Frederik. Friends are invited to call at Cooper Funeral Home, 19 Talbot St. W., Jarvis on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Following a family graveside service at Knox Presbyterian Church Cemetery, a memorial service will be held at Covenant Reformed Church, Balmoral on Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. Donations to Shalom Manor or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Friends are invited to sign the book of condolence at www.funeral-cast.com 'I have a home among my own people' II Kings 4:13b
POTTS, Gladys (Collier), beloved wife of the late George Potts (2000), Kingston, passed away, March 27, 2003 in her 86th year, after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's Disease, at Norview Lodge in Simcoe, Ontario. Gladys, loving mother of Joyce Flexman and husband Keith of Simcoe, a joyful and gentle lady, will be missed by her grandchildren; Heather (Kevin) Collins, (great-grandchildren Georgia and Sam), Chicago; Stephen Flexman (Julie Gobeil), Simcoe; Kelly Flexman, Kamloops; Amy Flexman, Banff. Gladys leaves her sisters; Sister Marina Mary, Boston, Mass; and Una Kent, St. John's NFLD, (nephew, Peter (Brenda) Kent, St, St. John's NFLD); sisters and brothers in-law; Dorothy and Ivor Rhydwin, Beryl Potts, Irene and Fen Amey, all from the Kingston area; and Jack and Dorothy Potts of Abbottsford, BC. We know there will be a joyful reunion of Gladys and George in Heaven. The family will receive friends at the Robert J. Reid & Sons Funeral Home, 309 Johnson Street (at Barrie), Kingston, on Monday, March 31, from 10-12 am. Funeral Service is at St. Luke's Anglican Church, (236 Nelson St., Kingston) on Monday, March 31, 1:30 pm, followed by interment at Christ Church Cemetery, Kingston. In lieu of flowers, Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society of Haldimand-Norfolk or The Simcoe Foundation. Local funeral arrangements performed by the JASON SMITH FUNERAL HOME, Simcoe.
SCHWAN, Erich; Passed away at Norfolk General Hospital, Tuesday March 25, 2003, of R.R.#4 Waterford, in his 80th year. Much loved husband of Joan. Proud father of Jeff. Survived by sister Herta of Germany. Predeceased by 2 brothers and 1 sister. Erich immigrated to the Waterford area in 1957 and has been a Dairy Farmer. Friends may call at the THOMPSON-MOTT FUNERAL HOME, Waterford, Friday 1-4 p.m., followed by cremation. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
SHIEL, Doris - November 22, 1923 - March 26, 2003. It is with heavy hearts we announce that mom fell asleep, surrounded by the love of her family, at the Henderson Hospital, Hamilton on March 26, 2003. Predeceased by her husband Stanley Shiel (Aug. 13, 1987). Mom loved life and her gentle spirit and kind heart endoured many to her. Her family was her greatest pride and she immensely enjoyed all the time she was able to spend with them. Loving mother of Dorothy Marsland (Dave) of Pt. Colborne, Mary Shiel of Waterloo, Roger Shiel of Simcoe, Jerry Shiel (Alannah) of Calgary, Hilda DeBono of Simcoe, Linda DaSilva (Mike) of Simcoe, Jeannie Whelan (Nigel) of Calgary, Esther Murray (Raymond). Regina, and Mark Shiel. Cherished grandmother of Tracey Vansickle (Chris), Kim Middendorft (Kip), Chris Lawrence (Christine), Anthony, Brandon, Jarrod, Brandy Shiel (Ray), Chad Shiel, Stasha, Ashenza, Francesca DeBono, James, Holly, DaSilva, Melissa, Jason Cosco, Diane Marshall (Ed), Darrin Whelan, Clayton, Garret and Garth Murray. Great grandmother of Michael, Brett, McKinna, Mathew, Hailee, Christopher, Morgan, and Eddie. Survived by her sisters Laureen Olvington, Mary Tune, Jean Fitch (Phil), Dorothy Arnold (Art), Charles Symons, Ross Symons, Stan Symons (Brenda), sister-in-law Gladys Symons. Predeceased by two brothers Ken and Ivan Symons. Heartfelt thanks for the exceptional care from the medical staff in the ICU at the Henderson Hospital. The family will receive friends to share their memories of Mrs. Shiel at THE BALDOCK FUNERAL HOME & FAMILY CENTRE, 96 Norfolk St. N., Simcoe on Friday (today) from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Mrs. Shiel's life will be held at THE SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH, South Dr., Simcoe, on Saturday, March 29, 2003 at 3:00 p.m. Donations to the Simcoe Special Olympics would be appreciated by the family.
Verhegghe David Paul - Passed away at the London Health Sciences Centre on Friday, March 21st., 2003, David Paul Verhegghe of London in his 42nd. year formerly of Langton. Survived by his wife Karen and his precious daughter Taylor, his loving mother Mariette and his brothers Philp (Michele) and Rick (Veronica) all of Langton and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Reunited in heaven with his father Paul Verhegghe (1987). Friends and relatives are welcome to meet with the family at the VERHOEVE FUNERAL HOME, Langton on Tuesday from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Funeral Mass of a Christian Burial to be said at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Langton, Tuesday morning March 25, 2003 at 11:30 a.m. by Rev. Fr. John Kuilboer. Interment in the Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, London at 3:30 p.m. Memorial donations (payable by cheque only) to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
HELDER, Jacob (Jake). With his wife by his side, Jake passed away peacefully at his home at R.R. 1 Jarvis, in the early hours of Friday, May 23, 2003 at the age of 58 years after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Loving and devoted husband to Margaret (nee DeBoer). Loving dad to Lisa and Doug Glasbergen of Caledonia, Philip, Ian and Matthew all at home. Dear Pake to Leanna, Colton and Brooke. Loving son to Maaike and the late Edze Helder and son-in-law to Arie and Hilda Hoogenboom all of Townsend. Dear brother of Claude and Shirley of Chesterville, Joe and Ann of R.R. 2, Hagersville, John and Pat of Owen Sound, Edgar and Carol of Harriston, Menno of Georgetown, Rob of hamilton and the late Barb, Maryann and Harry. Jake found peace in nature. He spent many hours driving Ontario's roads in old "Thunder Buggy", later delivering feed for Harwil Farm Mobile Feeds. Friends are invited to call at Cooper Funeral Home, 19 Talbot Street West, Jarvis on Sunday 7-9 p.m. and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service for Jake will be held at Ebenezer Christian Reformed Church, Jarvis on Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. Interment Knox Presbyterian Church Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, donations can be made to the Cancer Society, Jarvis District Christian School or the charity of your choice. Friends are invited to sign the book of condolence at www.funeral-cast.com