Frederick (Sarge) Benjamin Sargent
SARGENT, Frederick (Sarge) Benjamin - A resident of Chatham. Frederick (Sarge) Benjamin Sargent died Wednesday October 18, 2006 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance at the age of 92. Born in Toronto, Ontario son of the late Frederick and Ellen (Dickson) Sargent. Beloved husband of the late Shirley Sargent (2006). Dear father of Nancy and Harry Kuipers, Blenheim and Barbara Sargent, Chatham. Grandfather of Ellen & Glen Desrosiers; Laurie & Butch Stothart; Doug & Angela Kuipers; Neil Kuipers; Gail & Jim Baxter; Paul & Kim Kuipers; Patti & Bob Russello; Mike Kuipers and Barbara & Trevor Brady. Great Grandfather of 19 and Great Great Grandfather of 16. Predeceased by great grandson Joey Russello (1983). Brother of William Longney, Blenheim and the late Gray Longney. Brother-in-law of the late Dorothy Lee and Robert Lee. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Sarge was a life member of Parthenon Lodge #267 A.F. & A.M. Chatham, a member of First Presbyterian Church and a Veteran of World War II. Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair St., Chatham on Thursday October 19, 2006 from 2:00 - 4:30 & 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. A Masonic Lodge Memorial Service will be conducted on Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. Funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday October 20, 2006 from the Funeral Home with Rev. Michael Maroney and Rev. Evelyn Carpenter officiating. Interment Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham. Donations made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society, The Parkinson Foundation or the First Presbyterian Church Building fund appreciated. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com McKINLAY FUNERAL HOME 459 St. Clair Street Chatham, Ontario 519-351-2040
Geraldine “Gerri” Vinall
VINALL, Geraldine “Gerri” - 54 years, passed away at Hotel Dieu Grace Hospital, Windsor. Cherished mother of William Legg and wife Tara and grandma to Austin, Aran and Sarah. Dear friend and companion of Bill Malott for 24 years and his son Scott. Loving daughter of Mariann Vinall and the late Alfred Vinall. Dear sister of Mary Frances Tennant and husband Dave, Paula Goulet and husband Robert, John Vinall and wife Cindy, Michael Vinall and wife Robin, Pat Statham and husband Tim. Dear godmother of Cindy. Visiting at the REID FUNERAL HOME, 14 Russell Street Leamington (519-326-2631) on Friday, October 20, 2006 from 2-5 p.m. and 7 p.m. until time of funeral service to celebrate Gerri's life at 8 p.m. Fr. Pio D'Oria officiating. Cremation. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Cancer Society or Hotel Dieu Grace Hospital, Windsor.
FOX, Walter - Entered into rest at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto on Wednesday, October 18th, 2006. Walter Fox, in his 78th year, was the beloved husband of the late Frances Lucas. Loving father of Terry and his wife Ruth of Marathon, Guy and his wife Judy of Omemee, Jackie Fox of Toronto, Leesa Geary of Peterborough, Leslie and her husband Ernest Friedrich of Burketon, Joan and her husband Peter Jelecanin of Peterborough and Jane Byers of Omemee. Dear father-in-law of the late Ken Byers. Lovingly remembered by his fourteen grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Dear brother of Dominic Fox and his wife Betty of Lindsay and Hubert Fox and his wife Nancy of Gloucester and predeceased by his sister Joan Lynch, his brother Clare Fox and his sister-in-law Anne Fox. Dear brother-in-law of Jim Lynch of Lindsay, Teresa and Frank McLaughlin of Bobcaygeon, Marie Lucas of Downeyville, Regina and Jack Burnley of Peterborough and Muriel Lucas of Downeyville, also Joe and Paul Lucas predeceased. Lovingly remembered by his many nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to call at the STODDART FUNERAL HOME, 24 Mill St., Lindsay on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial from St. Luke's Church in Downeyville on Saturday, October 21st at 11:00 a.m. Interment St. Luke's Cemetery. Parish prayers will be offered at the funeral home on Friday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. Memorial donations to the Ross Memorial Hospital Foundation or the organization of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
Philip Percy Polito
POLITO, Philip Percy - Passed away peacefully at Caressant Care Nursing Home on McLaughlin Road in Lindsay on Tuesday, October 17th, 2006. Phil, in his 83rd year was the beloved husband of Jeanne Trotter for 60 years. Cherished father of Mary Polito of Calgary, Alberta, Anne Polito and Dan Chaput of Peter- borough, and Maggie and John Fry of Janetville. Proud and treasured Grandpa of Annie and Liz Rogers, Abbey Polito-Smelt, and David and Rachel Fry. Much loved brother of Sal and Betty Polito and Roy and Josephine Polito, all of Lindsay. Fondly remembered by his relatives and friends. Visitation at the MACKEY FUNERAL HOME, 33 Peel Street, Lindsay on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial from St. Mary's Catholic Church, 40 Russell Street East, Lindsay on Friday, October 20th at 11:00 a.m. Interment at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Lindsay. Memorial donations to the Victoria County Humane Society would be appreciated by the family. Parish prayers will be offered at 2:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
BOULANGER, Paul-Emile - of Mattawa passed away suddenly at the North Bay Genral Hospital on Tuesday October 17th, 2006 at the age of 87 years. He is survived by his wife the former Jeanne Boufford, his adult children; Jean-Claude (Christiane) of Mattawa, Claire of North Bay, Gerard (Claudette) of Sudbury, Monique (Paul) of Worthington. Sadly missed by his 12 grandchildren and 12 great- grandchildren. Also survived by his siblings; Lucille Cote, Gabrielle Cote, Jean D'Arc Groulx (Willie), Rosaire Laurette, Georgette Amyotte (Joe) and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brothers Bruno and Gerard. Friends and relatives may call at the T.L. SMITH FUNERAL HOME, Mattawa on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at St. Anne's Church, Mattawa on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Interment in the family plot of the parish cemetery. Donations to the Mattawa General Hospital would be greatly appreciated.
Victoria 'Vicki' Brown
BROWN, Victoria 'Vicki' - At her residence in Astorville, Monday, October 16, 2006, in her 51st. year. Dearly loved mother of Shannon, Alison (Blaine), Ashley (Michele) and Jillian Conrad (Jamie). Loved daughter of Islay and George Brown of Powassan and the late Barbara Brown. Dear sister of Leonard Brown (Grace), Larry Brown (Catherine), Valerie Chayer (Denis) and Brian Brown (Kerry). Lovingly remembered by Aunt Leola, Uncle Lavern, Aunt Audrey and Uncle Jim as well as several neices and nephews. Vicki was a longtime employee of Inn on the Bay. Cremation at Forest Lawn Crematorium.A celebration of Vicki's life will be held at Inn on the Bay, North Bay, Saturday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. As expressions of sympath, donations to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society or Patrick for Life would be gratefully appreciated by the family. Funeral arrangements under the direction of the McGUINTY FUNERAL HOME.
FISHER, Henry - Passed away, peacefully, October 17, 2006, at Thunder Bay, Ontario, with family and friends and body and spirit by his side. Loving father of Brad White (Tania). Great longtime friend of Elna. Grandfather of Jodi, Krista, and Dylan (deceased). A Ceremonial Fire has been lit at this time in his honour.
Theodore (Ted) Laframboise
LAFRAMBOISE, Theodore (Ted) - of Mattawa passed away at the Mattawa General Hospital on Monday, October 16th, 2006 in his 77th year. He is survived by his adult children: Marlene Pellerin (Paul), Rick (Barb), all of North Bay and Darrin (Erin) of Mississauga. Sadly missed by his grandchildren: Craig, Ryan, Melanie and Jennifer. Also survived by his siblings Emerson, Theresa, Barbara, Wanita, Betty, Donnie, all of Mattawa and Marina of Tilbury. Predeceased by his beloved wife, the former Jeannine Matte (1979) and grandson Jason, brother Aurel. Friends and relatives may call at the T.L. SMITH FUNERAL HOME, Mattawa, today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Anne's Church, Mattawa, on Friday at 10:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Donations to the Diabetes Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
Roland Gordon Dean
DEAN, Roland Gordon (WWII Veteran) - Passed away at the Leisure World Nursing Home, Gravenhurst on Wednesday, October 18, 2006; in his 86th Year. Roland Dean, formerly of Washago, beloved husband of the late Mary. Loving father of Peggy and husband Ron McLean of Niagara Falls, Eleanor Payne and the late Raymond McDonald, Lynn & Vlado Serbinek all of Washago. Grandfather of Sherry and Pete Marshall, Paul Payne, Andrea McLean, Andrew McLean, Shannon Gibson, Jason McDonald and Andrea Cherwiski, Jeff and Jodi Gibson, Adam Gibson, Melissa and Mike Serbinek. Great grandfather of Alyson and Peter Marshall, Paul, Micheal and Kevin Hart-Payne, Joshua Crane, Dylan Gibson and Angelyn Gibson. Predeceased by siblings Bill, Howard, Dave and Eleanor. Survived by sister-in-law Beth Dean and many nieces and nephews. The late Mr. Roland Dean will rest at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St. N., Orillia, on Friday from 7-9 PM and on Saturday, October 21, 2006, from 10 o'clock until the time of Funeral Service to be held in the Chapel at 11 o'clock. Cremation to follow. If desired, memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully appreciated. Messages of condolence are welcomed at www. mundellfuneralhome.com The family wish to thank the staff of Leisure World, Gravenhurst for their care and compassion, especially Holly.
Winnifred Jean Reid
REID, Winnifred Jean - Promoted to Glory with her Lord and Saviour after a long and valiant battle with heart disease. Peacefully at the Trillium Manor, Orillia on Tuesday, October 17th, 2006; in her 88th Year. Jean Reid (nee Logan), of Orillia, wife of the late Harold Reid. Much loved mother of Ralph (Pat) of Cumberland Beach, Barry (Gloria) of Nova Scotia, Jeanette (Terry Hubbell) of Orillia, Harold (Judy) of Sutton. Loving grandmother of eight grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren. Dear sister of Francis Nardilli of Bradford, Gordon Logan (Doris) of Campbellford, Doris Deveraux of Toronto, and the late George, Jackie, Robert and Jim. Terry and I had the privilege of having Mom at our place for fifteen months before going to the nursing home. Many thanks to Com Care, Red Cross, Bayshore Nursing, C.C.A.C. and Barb Luoma, Sylvia & Amanda Trousdale for the wonderful care. Mom then went into Trillium Manor for six months. In that time she won the hearts of the precious, caring, compassionate staff. Mom never complained; always grateful and appreciative. A special thank you to Dr. Harry Hall for his gentle mannerism and undivided attention while attending Mom. Funeral services will be held at the Simcoe Funeral Home, 38 James St. E., Orillia on Friday, October 20th at 1 p.m. A reception and time of visitation will follow. Interment St. Andrew's - St. James' Cemetery, Orillia. Memorial donations to the “Bus Fund“ at Trillium Manor or the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
Ruth Madeline (nee Reynolds) Brown
BROWN, Ruth Madeline (nee Reynolds) - Of Chesley, passed away peacefully at Elgin Abbey, Chesley on Tuesday, October 17, 2006 in her 87th year after a long tough battle with Alzheimer's. Beloved wife and friend of Lloyd. Loving mother of Larry and his wife Laura of Chesley and grandmother to Shirley and Robert. Ruth will be sadly missed by her son-in-law Al Larocca of Memphis, Tennessee, sisters-in-law Marj (Ivan) Reynolds of Georgetown and Vera (Wesley) Brown of Fort Erie and brother-in- law Jim Brown of Sault Ste. Marie. She will be fondly remembered by her many nieces and nephews and all who knew her. Predeceased by her son, Bradley; daughter Gail Larocca; sister Noreen Welch; brothers Jim, Jack and Ivan Reynolds and her parents, Frank and Margaret (Nickle) Reynolds. Visitation will be held at CAMERON FUNERAL HOME, Chesley on Friday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. where a memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2006 at 11 a.m. Interment Chesley Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. She was a beautiful wife and mother and we had 61 wonderful years together. If ever a lovely lady deserves to be in heaven, it has to be our Ruth.
Jacqueline Rose Currie
CURRIE, Jacqueline Rose - Peacefully with her family by her side at the Collingwood General & Marine Hospital in Collingwood Saturday evening October 14, 2006. Jackie Currie of Wasaga Beach at the age of 60 years young. Loved wife of Billy Cann. Loving mother of Michael Kerr and his wife Carmen of Tottenham, Edward Kerr of Rosemont, Michelle Kerr of Alliston, and Crystal and her husband Trevor Dobbs of New Lowell. Lovingly remembered by her twenty-one grandchildren. Dear sister of Joe Currie and his wife Barb of Listowel and Ellie Clarke of Meaford. A Celebration of Jackie's life will be conducted from the DOWNS AND SON FUNERAL HOME Hepworth Saturday afternoon October 21 at 12:00 p.m. with Rev. Dorian Baxter officiating. Visitation one hour prior to service. Interment Zion Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Cancer Society would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy. Messages of condolence for the family are welcome at www.downsandsonfuneralhome.com. A tree will be planted in the Memorial Forest of the Grey Sauble Conservation Foundation in memory of Jackie by the DOWNS AND SON FUNERAL HOME.
McCULLOCH, Blanche - Gently, in Chesley's Parkview Manor, in the early hours of Friday, October 6th, 2006, in her 87th year, the former Blanche Alma Jean Stewart, the cherished wife of Hugh W. McCulloch of Chesley, formerly of the 12th of Bruce. In addition to her husband, Blanche leaves behind several Thompson and Stewart cousins, in-laws, Elsie and Paul Orr of Ohio and Fraser and Betty McCulloch of Southampton, and a host of fond nieces and nephews. On Monday, October 9th, 2006, friends called at the W. KENT MILROY PAISLEY CHAPEL, between 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. On October 10th at 11:00 a.m. funeral services were held in Paisley's Knox United Church with the Rev. Judy Zarubick officiating. Six nephews served as pallbearers; Bill McCulloch, Terry Wood, Don McCulloch, Carl McCulloch, David McKinnon and Jim McCulloch. Lewis and Marilyn Coffman played her favourite hymns. Anne Joslyn, Blanche's friend of sixty years, and Sue Little, a niece, contributed remembrances. Nieces Anne Klages, Siobhan Orr, and Nancy Harlton were flower beares. Interment followed immediately in Sanctuary Park Cemetery, Port Elgin. A fellowship and remembrance luncheon in the church basement followed. Memorial contributions to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or to Knox United Church would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
Norman Boyd - In Memoriam
BOYD, Norman - In memory of a loving husband, father and grandfather, Norman, who passed away two years ago, October 19th, 2004. You are not just a memory, Or part of the past. You're ours to remember You were one of the best. There are no tomorrows for us to share. But yesterday's memories will always be there. This day is remembered and quietly kept. No words are needed...we'll never forget. - Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by your family, Laurene, Jim, Dorothy, Lisa and Laura.
John Stephen Croteau
CROTEAU, John Stephen - Proprietor; J.C. Fries, Deep River - Suddenly on Tuesday, October 17, 2006. John Croteau, age 54 years. Loving father of Joel Croteau and his wife Amy of Deep River and Dallas Smith of Vernon, B.C. Cherished grandfather of Kyle and Tyler. Dear brother of Joseph Croteau and Anne Cote both of Toronto, Robert Croteau of Merritt, B.C., Paul Croteau of Calgary, Joan Lecours and her husband Rejean of Guelph, Patricia Madore of Kelowna, B.C., Theresa Carman and her husband Mark of Cambridge, and Mary Walczyk (Paul Belanger) of Bolton. Predeceased by a sister Madeline Croteau. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the VALLEY FUNERAL HOME, Deep River on Friday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, Deep River on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Interment Deep River Community Cemetery. In memoriam donations to the Deep River Food Bank or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be gratefully appreciated.
PURCELL, Hazel - Formerly of RR# 3 Cobden, passed away in the Renfrew Victoria Hospital on Tuesday October 17, 2006 in her 87 yr. Hazel Miller beloved wife of the late Jack Purcell. Dear mother of Helen (Ken Francis); Ruby (Jim Vieland); Jean (John Felix Cull); Ron (Mary Jane) Purcell. Also survived by 7 grandchildren, Chad (Aline); Christina, Adam (Darlene), Dana, Bradley, Kathleen, Amanda, and 2 sisters Olive (Mansel Hill), Neeta (Bill Moore), 2 brothers Floyd (Geraldine) Miller and Orval (Shirley) Miller. Predeceased by 1 sister Eileen (Clarence McBride). Friends may call at the FRASER-MORRIS & HEUBNER FUNERAL HOME Cobden Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Service in St.Pauls Anglican Church Cobden Friday at 11am. Interment Cobden Cemetery. Donations to Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or St.Pauls Memorial Fund would be appreciated.
Sgt. Darcy Scott Tedford
TEDFORD, Sgt. Darcy Scott, 1ST Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, C.F.B. Petawawa - While serving his Country in Afghanistan on Saturday October 14, 2006 at the age of 32 years. Sgt. Darcy Tedford of Petawawa, beloved husband of Charmaine Tedford (nee Organ). Loving father of Kaeleigh and Julia Tedford. Loved son of Robin and Paulette Tedford, Truro NS and brother of Jody Tedford (Isabelle) Rigaud PQ. Dear son-in-law of Edith and Finton Organ, St. Alban's NFLD. Darcy will be sadly missed by all his Aunts, sisters-in-law, brother-in- law, nieces, nephews and friends. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service with Military Honours on Friday morning October 20 at 10 o'clock in Drill Hall Y101 C.F.B. Petawawa, followed by Cremation. Interment of Darcy's Cremated Remains in the National Military Cemetery, Ottawa, Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock. In memory of Darcy, donations to CHEO or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in care of the MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, Pembroke Ont.