Hunt: Ernest a resident of Wallaceburg passed away Monday, August 4, 2014 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance at the age of 90. Born in Sombra Township, son of the late John and Luella (Lozon) Hunt. Beloved husband of the late Alice Hunt (2010). Ernest is survived by his step-children Kenneth Taylor (Barb), Marjorie Fournie (Doug), John Taylor (Cheryl Dawson), Charles Taylor (Elaine), Richard Taylor (Irene) and Barbara Ogorek (Tony); many grandchildren and great grandchildren; his niece Sharon Sager (Richard) and their children; nephews Larry Hunt, Calvin Webster (Ann-Marie Meloche) and their children. Predeceased by brother Donald “Dean” Hunt (Opal) and step-daughter Helen Lapier (Joe). The Hunt family will receive friends at the Badder Funeral Home & Reception Centre 679 North St., Dresden on Friday, August 8, 2014 from 12 noon until the time of the service at 2 p.m. Interment in Dresden Cemetery. Donations may be made at the funeral home by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Irwin: Howard Ernest, a resident of Dresden passed away Sunday, September 7, 2014 at Park Street Place, Dresden at the age of 85. Born in Chatham Township, son of the late Ernest and Josephine (Files) Irwin. Howard was a member of Tecumseh-Sydenham Masonic Lodge, No. 245, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 113, Dresden and the Oddfellow Lodge # 157, Thamesville. Beloved husband of the late Elda (Houston) Irwin (2013). Loving father of Nancy & Gordon Eagleson of California, Grace & Rick Goetheyn of R.R. 1 Chatham and Frederick & Linda Irwin of R.R 3 Tupperville. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Matthew (Bre), Philip (Jie), Chris (Vicki), Adam (Stephanie) and Katherine and great granddaughters Selene and Kylie. Dear brother-in-law of Audrey Irwin, Marilynn Shaw and Janet Arnold (Ron). Predeceased by brother Roy Irwin and brother-in-law Hilt Shaw. The Irwin family will receive friends at the Badder Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 679 North Street, Dresden on Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held from the funeral home on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 11 a.m. Interment in Dresden Cemetery. Donations may be made at the funeral home by cheque to the Canadian Celiac Association or Zion United Church, Tupperville.
John Doub Jr.
Doub: John Nelson Jr., a resident of Chatham, passed away peacefully at the L.H.S.C. Victoria Campus, London on Monday, October 13, 2014 at the age of 59. Born in St.Thomas, beloved son of Dorothy (Wilkins) Doub and the late Nelson Doub of Wardsville. John was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church, Chatham, and was a Real Estate Broker in Chatham. He was an avid outdoorsman, and a member of the Elgin County Beagle Club. Loving father of Chris Doub of Wardsville, Jennifer Loveday of Chatham, Jackalynn Machado (Albertino) of Chatham, Jessica Doub (Aaron Kalp) of Melbourne. A very proud grandpa of Owen Doub, Brooklyn and Mitchell Loveday, Hewson and Claire Machado. Dear brother of Bradley Doub (Kathy) of Wardsville, Paul Doub (Janice) of Wardsville. Also survived by the mother of his children Brenda Doub of Newbury, son-in-law Scott Loveday of Chatham, and several nieces and nephews. The Doub family will receive friends at the Badder & Robinson Funeral Home, 211 Elm St., Bothwell on Thursday evening from 7- 9pm. The funeral service will be held in the chapel on Friday, October 17, 2014 at 11am with Pastor Andrew Martin of Emmanuel Baptist Church, Chatham officiating. Interment in Bothwell Cemetery. If desired, donations made (by cheque) to Compassion International or the charity of one's choice would be appreciated.
Bradley: Betty C. of Woodstock and formerly of Bothwell, passed away Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at her home at the age of 85. Born in Walkerville, daughter of the late Robert and Ann Bradley. Betty is survived by her sons Paul Clark, Michael Clark and David Clark; 5 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren, and a sister Carol Rouble. Predeceased by son Robert Clark. The Bradley family will receive friends at the Badder & Robinson Funeral Home 211 Elm St., Bothwell on Friday, November 7, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m. Interment in Bothwell Cemetery. Donations may be made at the funeral home by cheque to the MS Society, John Gordon Home, London or FCHS Foundation.
Filby: Bernice (nee Luciani) (Bailey) a resident of R.R. #2 Kent Bridge passed away Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Chatham at the age of 84. Born in Brantford, daughter of the late Peter and Kathleen (Stewart) Luciani. Beloved wife of Samuel Filby. Loving mother of Chris Filby & Fred Newfield of Chatham, Ronald & Anna Bailey of Blenheim, Randy & Linda Bailey of Kamloops, B.C. and Randy Filby of Port Elgin. Cherished grandmother of 10 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Josephine Phillips, Pauline Morrison, Leo Luciani, Peter Luciani (Marie), Joan Luciani, Millie Luciani, Joyce Bailey, Verna Hamilton and Madge Bailey. Bernice will be sadly missed by her "dudder" Janet Ridgers and dear friend Joyce Bowles. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a daughter Charlene Meredith; sons Richard and Robby Bailey; brothers Bill and Tom Luciani; brothers-in-law Bernard Phillips, Bob Morrison and James Filby; sisters-in-law Julia Luciani and Janet Filby. The Filby family will receive friends at the John C. Badder Funeral Home, 72 Victoria St., Thamesville on Saturday, November 8, 2014 from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at 1 p.m. Interment in Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham. Donations may be made at the funeral home by cheque to Heart and Stroke Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society.
Clark: Calvin Alexander, a resident of Thamesville passed away at home with his family by his side on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at the age of 93. Born in Orford Township, son of the late Ezra and Hazel (Manning) Clark. Cal was a veteran of W.W.II, serving in the Royal Canadian Airforce, 344 Squadron No.6, Bomber Group. Beloved husband of Verna (Jaques) Clark. Loving father of Gwen Liberty (Mark) of Chatham, Bruce Clark (Julie) of Chatham and Robert Clark (Shelley) of London and the Late Brian Clark. Sadly missed by daughter-in-law Darlene Waring of Saskatchewan. Proud grandfather of Kelly Huys (Peter), Teresa Liberty, Sarah Watkin (Scott) and Ashley Clark, step grandchildren Kelby and Kassandra Dyck (Grant) and great-grandchildren Hailey, Josh, Colin, and Nathan. Dear brother of Mildred Hills of Highgate, Florence Cudmore of R.R.#3 Thamesville. Also survived by a sister-in-law Frances Clark of R.R.#2 Highgate and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by sisters Grace and Gertrude Clark; brothers Albert (Mamie), Walter (Ruby), Ross (Rachel), and Lyle Clark. The Clark family will receive friends at the John C. Badder Funeral Home, 72 Victoria St., Thamesville on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9pm. The funeral service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Monday November 10, 2014 at 11am with Pastor Lynn Brown officiating. Interment Gosnell Cemetery, Highgate. If desired donations by cheque to the Thamesville United Church or the Thamesville Sertoma.
Brittany Lynn Henry
Henry: Brittany (Oliphant), a resident of Dresden, passed away suddenly on Sunday, November 9, 2014 at the age of 25. Born in Chatham, beloved daughter of Chris and Amy (McFadden) Oliphant. Loving wife and best friend of Colin Henry. Cherished mother of Vienna. Loving sister of Cody Oliphant. Loving granddaughter of Max and Doreen McFadden and Lu Clark.Loving daughter-in-law of Charles and Sandra Henry and the Late Cathy Henry. Sadly missed by Colin's grandparents Doris Henry and Wilfred and Jean Solomon. Dear sister-in-law of Cory and Chase Henry. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Predeceased by her great-grandparents Shirley "Minnie" and Don "Mouse" Clark. Family and friends will be received at the Badder Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 679 North St., Dresden on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9pm. The funeral service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Friday, November 14, 2014 at 11AM with Rev. Linda McFadden officiating. Interment Dresden Cemetery. Donations by cheque to the "Educational Trust for Vienna" would be appreciated by the family.
Gordon Nelson Pretty
PRETTY, Gordon N. - Of Chatham and formerly of Wabash, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, November 13th, 2014 at the Chatham Kent Health Alliance one day before his 93rd birthday. Beloved son of the late Norman & Ethel Pretty. Cherished husband of 65 years to Marion (Williams) Pretty. Loving father of Richard & Brenda Pretty of Shakespeare, Alan & Wendy Pretty of Lighthouse Cove, Lynn & Norm Bell of Brampton, Joan & Bev Badder of Wabash, Scott & Joanne Pretty of Ingersoll, Cheryl & Bruce McInerney of Chatham, and Keith & Judy Pretty of Chatham. Father in law of Marie Pretty of Calgary. Predeceased by son Norman. Gordon was a cherished grandfather to 18 grandchildren and 14 ˝ great grandchildren. Dear brother of Orvil & Muriel Pretty of Wallaceburg and the late Olive McLaughlin, John Pretty and Lenore Wilson. Gordon spent 55 years doing what he loved farming in the Wabash area. He was a veteran of World War II, serving proudly with the Carleton York Regiment. He was honoured with six medals for his service, the 1939 - 1945 Star, the France & Germany Star, the Italy Star, The Defense Medal, the Voluntary Service Medal and the Victory Medal. Cremation has taken place. A private family graveside service will take place in Dresden Cemetery. In remembrance of Gordon, donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Society would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to John C. Badder Funeral Home, Thamesville
William Fredric Stephens
William Fredric Stephens, a resident of Bothwell passed away Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance at the age of 76. Born in Thamesville, son of the late Dorthy (Farnsworth) & Clarence Stephens. He is survived by brothers Gordon Stephens of Dresden and Robert Stephens; sisters Dorthy St. Pierre of Chatham, Betty Vansickle of Glencoe and Linda Holman of Ridgetown; two sons Ron and Brian; companion Rheada Fehr of Newbury; nephew and friend Brad Currie and niece Sherri Currie of Bothwell. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Predeceased by brothers Joe Stephens, Burt Stephens, Lloyd Stephens and sister Arlo Jean Dennis. At William's request there will be no visitation or service. Arrangements entrusted to Badder Funeral Homes, Thamesville
Baby Emmett Gordon Ferris
Ferris: Emmett Gordon born in Chatham on November 16, 2014 passed away Monday, November 17, 2014 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance. Son of Allister Ferris & Erica Vlasschaert; brother of Austin Brown-Ferris; grandson of Patty & Ken Burgess, Deb & Ric Vlasschaert, Paul & Brenda Ferris and Paula Ferris & Ed Gillier; great grandson of Lorraine & Don McGuire, and Helen Thompson. Also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins. The family will receive friends at the John C. Badder Funeral Home, 72 Victoria St., Thamesville on Saturday, November 22, 2014 from 10 am until the time of the service at 11 am. Interment in Mayhew-Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Donations to the Foundation of CKHA (Maternity Ward)would be appreciated by the family.
Michael C.M. Winship
Winship: Michael, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at the age of 39. Born in London, son of Murray Winship (Thelma) and the late Elaine Winship. Michael is survived by his wife Tanya; sisters Patricia O'Neill (Tod), Judy Goodall (Brian) all of Dresden. Also survived by several aunts, uncles,nieces,nephews and cousins. Cremation has taken place. A private family interment will take place in Oakland Cemetery, Glencoe at a later date. If desired donations to the charity of one's choice would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Badder Funeral Homes, Bothwell.