ANDREWS, FREDERICK JAMES (JIM) (WWII Veteran, Member Royal Canadian Legion Branch #34, Orillia, Long time member of the Golden "K") At the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital on Sunday, May 25, 2003; in his 90th year.
Jim Andrews of Orillia, formerly of Simcoe, beloved husband of Margaret (Clark) Andrews.
Loving father of Rosalie and husband Brian Kent of Saskatchewan, Helen and husband Al Mason of Bolsover and predeceased by his sons James and Richard.
Dear grandfather of Christina, Timothy and James.
Great grandfather of Owen and Erin, elijah and Joshua and Jairus.
Predeceased by his sister Doris Stephenson.
The family will receive friends at the DOOLITTLE-CARSON FUNERAL HOME, 54 Coldwater St. E., Orillia, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday.
Funeral service in the chapel, Thursday afternoon, May 29, 2003, at 1 o'clock.
Interment, Oakwood Cemetery, Simcoe, Ontario.
If desired, memorial donations to the CNIB or the Orillia Kiwanis Foundation would be sincerely appreciated by the family.
A Memorial Tree will be planted in Algonquin Park by the Doolittle-Carson Funeral Home.
BELAEN, JULIA (LONCKE)
Peacefully, at the Cedarwood Village, Simcoe, on Wednesday, May 28th, 2003, Mrs. Julia (Loncke) Belaen, formerly a resident of North Street, Otterville, at the age of 86 years.
Born in Leamington, April 27th, 1917, daughter of the late Alfons and Marie Loncke.
Julie and her late husband Albert Belaen (March 15th, 1999), farmed at Otterville for many years.
(Member of Our Lady of LaSalette C.W.L. and the Langton Merrymakers.)
Much loved mother and mother-in-law of: Larry Belaen and his wife Judy; and Gary Belaen and his wife Wendy, all of R.R. #1, Otterville.
Proud grandmother of Matthew and Amanda Belaen; Alisha, Kyle and Chelsey Belaen.
Survived by three sisters-in-law: Simone, Stella and Alice Loncke.
Also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Predeceased by a sister Germaine Demarest (and her late husband Camiel); and three brothers: Charles, Albert and Joseph Loncke.
Friends and relatives are welcome to meet with the family at THE VERHOEVE FUNERAL HOME, LANGTON (519) 875-4464 for visitation Friday 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Funeral Mass Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at the Sacred Heart R.C. Church, Langton, by Rev. Father John Kuilboer. Interment to follow in the Sacred Heart Cemetery, Langton.
Memorial donations (payable by cheque) to the "Camp Trillium (Rainbow Lake)" or the Oxford Alzheimer's Society or the charity of your choice would be gratefully acknowledged by the Belaen family.
LaSalette and Langton C.W.L.
Prayers are Friday at 4:00 p.m. Public Prayers are Friday evening at 7:30 p.m.
Langton Merrymakers are asked to form an Honour Guard (after the Mass).
DEBICKI - Jozef (Joe):
Passed away at the Norfolk General Hospital on Monday, May 26, 2003. Mr. Joe Debicki of Victoria Court, Simcoe (formerly Oshawa) in his 82nd year.
Much beloved husband of Mary Debicki, loving father of; Rick Debicki and his wife Gwen of Simcoe and Helen Lehman and her husband Bernie of Edmonton, cherished grandfather of Elisa Debicki and her fiancee Robert Bettini, Andrea Curado (Joe), Laura Debicki, Jennifer Mennie (Kevin) and Mark Veinotte (Christine) great-grandfather of Bethany, Rebekah, Journey and Isabelle.
Joe is also survived by his sister; Mary Kusik of Poland.
Friends are invited to meet with the family on Wednesday, May 28, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the FERRIS FUNERAL HOME, 214 Norfolk St. S., Simcoe where a Liturgy of the Word will be said on Thursday at 10:30 a.m.
Father Dikran Islemeci officiating.
Cremation to follow with interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
Parish Prayers will be said Wednesday evening at 8 p.m. at the funerl home.
Those wishing may donate to the Norfolk General Hospital Foundation, the Norfolk Association for Community Living or the Canadian Cancer Society.
Passed away suddenly on Wednesday May 28th, 2003 at his home.
Mr. Heinz Drescher of Simcoe in his 63rd year, beloved husband of Wendy.
Loving father of Walter Drescher and his wife Jane of Simcoe, and his stepson Scott Tostik of Jericho.
Cherished Opa to Bella, Gabriel, Madison, and Evan.
Dear son of Johanna Drescher of Simcoe.
Heinz will be sadly missed by many other relatives and friends.
At Heinz's request cremation will take place with no public service.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the FERRIS FUNERAL HOME, 214 Norfolk St.S., Simcoe(519)-426-1314). If so desired donations may be made to the Arthritis Society.
GROH, Hans Michael
peacefully at home, on Thursday, May 22, 2003, age 65. Beloved husband of Connie, and loving father of Michael, Terri, Richard and Cathy. Proud grandfather of Megan, Ian, Nicholas, Joshua, Sarah, David and Benjamin. Brother of Nikolaus (predeceased 1996), Johann, Hermann and Doris. Hans came to Canada from Germany in 1957, and married Connie in 1962. They lived many years in the Burlington area, while Hans worked as a machinist and together, they built several homes and traveled the world extensively. They had recently starting building a new home. Visitation at SMITH'S FUNERAL HOME, 1167 Guelph Line (one stoplight north of QEW) BURLINGTON (905-632-3333) on Sunday 3-6 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Raphael's Roman Catholic Church, 4072 New Street, Burlington on Tuesday, May 27 at 11:00 a.m. Interment Burlington Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Mr. Thomas McLasky of Talbot Road, Delhi passed away at the Hamilton General Hospital, on Sunday, May 25, 2003 in his 42nd year. Tom was an avid fisherman and card player and will be dearly missed by his many friends. Cherished son of the Late Michael McLasky (1994) and Geneva (Kalle) McLasky (1994). Loving father of Michael McLasky Jr. of Delhi. Dear brother of John McLasky, Hamilton; Patricia Kramer (Ken), Courtland; Michelle Johnstone (Paul Harnish), Simcoe; Myra McKee (Rick), Simcoe; Pamela Buckle (Tom), Langton; Paul McLasky (Nancy), Delhi; Steve McLasky (Diane), Delhi; Debbie McLasky (Daren Mallais), Delhi and Denise Gee (Kevin), Delhi. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the MURPHY FUNERL HOME, Delhi for visitation on Wednesday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, May 29th at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Paul Stemp of St. James United Church, Simcoe officiating. Interment in Delhi Cemetery. Donations to the Delhi Community Health Centre or the Heart & Stroke Foundation will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
Peacefully at Hardy Terrace Nursing Home, Mt. Pleasant on Sunday, May 25, 2003 Evelyn Hettie Mead (nee: Becker/Elsbrie/Arnold) at the age of 89 years. Beloved wife of the late Josiah Mead (2002) of Ingersoll. Dear mother of Lois and her husband Charles Knott of London; Kay'Lon and her husband Norman Bowden of Mt. Pleasant; Evelyn and her husband Robert Kendrick of Simcoe; George and his wife Suzanne Elsbrie of London; Jack and his wife Joyce Palmer-Arnold of Dorchester; Jim Arnold of Winnipeg, and Judy Arnold and Doug of London. Cherished Grandmother to 54 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her son Robert Elsbrie (1963), sisters Alice Wellman, Martha Armstrong, Ruth Hurley, and a brother Walter Becker. The family will receive friends at the OSTRANDER'S FUNERAL HOME, 43 Bidwell St., Tillsonburg (842-5221) on Tuesday evening May 27, 2003 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, May 28, 2003 at 1 p.m. Pastor Bill Ball of North Broadway Baptist Church officiating. Interment Tillsonburg Cemetery. In Evelyn's memory donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Personal condolences may be sent to email@example.com
died peacefully at his home in Simcoe, surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, May 27th at age 73. Pat is survived by his beloved wife of 46 years, Elizabeth (nee Naulls) and their five children, Michael, Patrick (Lorna), Michelle Damota (Victor), Paul and Linda Schooley (Scott). Pat will be lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Becky, Meagan, Amanda, Eric, Michelle, Hannah, Emily, Michael and his great granddaughter Tagan. Patrick is also survived by his two sisters Phyl Oliver and Noreen Reddy. Pat was a successful and passionate entrepreneur and developed many businesses in Simcoe and the surrounding areas. He was best known for Queensway Trailers & Motor homes. Pat was a tower of strength as he faced his journey with cancer. His charm, personality and temper prevailed throughout this time of bravery. Pat will be remembered by so many as a truly unique person. We will miss him and love him forever. Please join us in celebration of Pat's life at the JASON SMITH FUNERAL CHAPEL, 689 Norfolk St. North Simcoe N3Y 3R3 for visitation on Thursday evening from 7-9 p.m. Pat's funeral service will be held in the chapel on Friday morning at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Father Dikren Islemeci Celebrant. Memorial donations payable to Camp Trillium Rainbow Lake - a cancer camp for children would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Smith Funeral Chapel (519) 426-0199