Cecil Morgan Hawke
HAWKE, Cecil Morgan - A resident of Blenheim, passed away peacefully after fighting a lengthy, courageous battle with his illness at the Chatham Kent Health Alliance, Chatham, on Wednesday October 18, 2006 at the age of 80 years. Son of the late Dinah and Wesley Morgan Hawke. Beloved husband of Patricia (Maconachie) for 56 years. Loving father of Phyllis and Kingsley Davidson of Merlin and Bruce and Mary Lou Hawke of Kamloops B.C.. Devoted Grandfather of Amy and Ryan Frampton, Tim and Lyndsay Davidson and Sarah Hawke and Great Grandfather of Meghan Frampton and Brett Davidson. Brother of Grace and Frank Weaver of Niagara Falls, Bessie and Clarence Raymond of Orillia and Bill and Lorna Hawke of Orillia. Brother-in-law of Bob and Sylvia Maconachie and George and Roline Maconachie all of Orillia and the late Marjorie and Norris Walker. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews. Cec was a retired OPP officer, an Honourary member of the Merlin Legion and a member of the Church of the Advent (Anglican), Ridgetown. He greatly cherished his family and was an inspiration to all who knew him. The family will receive friends at the Funeral Home, 459 St Clair Street, Chatham on Saturday from noon to 1:30 p.m. Funeral Service to immediately follow at the Funeral Home with Rev. Stephen Demitroff officiating. Interment Pardoville Union Cemetery. Donations made by cheque to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society greatly appreciated. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com MCKINLAY FUNERAL HOME 459 St. Clair Street Chatham, Ontario 519-351-2040
Kelvin Joel Hayward
HAYWARD, Kelvin Joel - Unexpectedly at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, on Wednesday, October 18, 2006, Kelvin Joel Hayward, infant and beloved son of Rebecca (Westerveld) and Rob Hayward of Chatham. Brother of Nathan, Jeremy and Reuben Hayward all at home. Cherished grandson of John and Nancy Westerveld of Blenheim, Bernice and Bill Gerrard of Southampton and Wayne and Nancy Hayward of Chatham. Dear nephew of Christa Durham of Brampton, Mike and Sarika Hayward of Chatham, Marc Westerveld and Tawnya Gold of Blenheim, Rachel Westerveld of Chatham, Matthew Westerveld of Chatham, Luke Westerveld of Blenheim and Ruth-Anna Westerveld also of Blenheim. Will also be dearly missed by several cousins. Service will be conducted in Maple City Baptist Church, on Saturday, October 21, 2006 at 1:00 pm with Pastor Rick Dressler officiating. Visiting with the family from 12:30 pm on Saturday at the Church until the time of the service. Burial will take place in Maple Leaf Cemetery. Donations to Right to Life Kent would be appreciated. Online condolences welcomed at www.peseski.com THE HINNEGAN-PESESKI FUNERAL HOME AND CHAPEL 519 - 352 - 5120
Edward John Wegrzyn Sr.
WEGRZYN, Edward John Sr. - A resident of R.R.#2 Ridgetown, Edward J. Wegrzyn Sr. passed away at his home on Wednesday, October 18, 2006 at the age of 67. Born in Chatham, son of the late John and Anna (Wojcik) Wegrzyn. Beloved husband of Charlene (Watorek) Wegrzyn for 43 years. Dear father of Edward Wegrzyn Jr. and his wife Lori of Ridgetown, Mary Ann Hawthorne and her husband Mike of Ridgetown, and Chris Wegrzyn and his wife Kelly of Ridgetown. Grandfather of Hayley and Kristy Hawthorne, Brandon, Krisinda, and Brett Wegrzyn, Samantha and Daniel Doughty. Brother of Velma Valenciuk of Essex and the late Ted Wegrzyn (1925). Brother-in-law of Kazimiera and Ted Skimina of Poland. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Ed retired from Navistar in 2002. He was involved with Ridgetown Minor Hockey for a number of years and enjoyed the occasional round of golf. Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home, 76 Main Street East, Ridgetown on Friday from 2:00-4:30 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Parish prayers at the Funeral Home on Friday at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Ridgetown on Saturday, October 21, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. Interment in Evergreen Cemetery, Blenheim. In lieu of flowers, donations by cheque to the VON (Chatham-Kent) or Rotary Club of Ridgetown would be appreciated. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com MCKINLAY FUNERAL HOME 76 Main Street East Ridgetown, Ontario (519)674-3141
Bernedas “Buddie“ (Greene) White
WHITE, Bernedas “Buddie“ (Greene) - Formerly of Thamesville, passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance on Thursday, October 19, 2006 at the age of 76. Born in Camden Twp., daughter of the late Percy and Myrtle (Logan) Greene. Beloved wife of the late Wm. Robert White Jr. (2000). Loving mother of Carol and Bill Simpson of Sarnia, Roberta and Mike Confurius of Chatham, Louise and Greg Pinsonneault of Chatham. Much loved grandmother of Lisa (Peter), John (Nicole), Taunia (Brian), Tiffany, Kyle and Felisha. Loving great- grandmother of Larissa, Pierce and Caleb. Dear sister of Mervin Greene of Leamington and Murray and Rhea Greene of Exeter. Loving sister-in-law of Don and Nadine White of Simcoe. Predeceased by a brother Gerald Greene. The White family will receive friends at the JOHN C. BADDER FUNERAL HOME, 72 Victoria St., Thamesville on Friday, 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church, Thamesville on Saturday, October 21, 2006 at 11:00 am with Fr. Andy Dwyer as Celebrant. Interment St. Paul's Cemetery, Thamesville. Donations may made at the funeral home by cheque to the Cancer Society or Heart and Stroke Foundation. Online condolences and donations may be left at our website www.badderfuneralhome.com. Prayers will be held on Friday evening at 8:45 pm. “ A Tree will be planted in Memory of Buddie White in the Badder & Robinson Memorial Forest, Mosa Twp.“
Vera Winnifred Peters (nee Allen)
PETERS - Vera Winnifred (nee Allen) - Peacefully at the Helen Henderson Care Centre, Amherstview on Thursday, October 19th, 2006, in her 88th year. Beloved wife of Gerald G. Peters. Dear mother of: Grant and Carol Peters, Lindsay; Linda and Robert York, Kingston, ; and her deceased infant daughter Rosemary. Much loved grandmother of: Calvin and Trish Peters, Mississauga; Mark and Shelley Peters, Owen Sound; and Sean and Linda Peters, Toronto. Sadly missed by her great grandchildren: Conner, Tyler, Hunter, Morgan, Kyle, and Leslie-Ann. Dear sister of Ross Beattie (Ruth), Port Hope; the late Bruce Allen; the late Gordon Allen and the late Roy Beattie. Dear sister-in-law to Jeanne Allen, Buelah Beattie, Evelyn Bowen and the late Eleanor Johnston (Bennett). Fondly remembered by her many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the WARTMAN FUNERAL HOME, 448 Camden Road, Napanee ON K7R 1G1, 613-354-3722 on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service in the Chapel on Monday at 1:00 p.m. Interment Riverside Cemetery, Napanee. Donations by cheque to the Alzheimer Society or Newburgh United Church would be appreciated.
D. Wesley Flood
FLOOD, D. Wesley - Passed away at Windsor on October 10th, 2006. Wes Flood of Windsor, formerly of Penetanguishene, in his 58th year. Dear father of Michael Flood and his companion Carol of Rossland, B.C., Cheryl Flood and her companion Paul of Brampton, ON. Grandfather of Jacob, Mackenzie and Erin. Funeral services were held in Windsor on October 12, 2006. Memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated and will be received by the Penetanguishene Funeral Home, 155 Main St., Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1L7.
FOISY, Jeanne - Passed away at Leisureworld Nursing Care Centre, Thursday, October 19, 2006 at the age of 94. Jeanne (née Amyotte) was the beloved wife of the late Désiré Foisy- predeceased 1992. She was the loved mother of Guy (Denise), Hubert (Diane) both of Sault Ste. Marie, René (Julienne), London, Vince, Marc (Christine), Huguette Hull (Vance), Gail Boissonneault (Marcel), Gisèle Staley (Gordon-deceased), Anita Ouellette- Cook all of North Bay, Pierrette 'Sandy' Boyle of London, Lucille Schiavo (Arthur) of North Bay and Élise Futter (Norman) of Ottawa. She will be lovingly remembered by 33 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren and six great great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Colombe Sigouin (Rolland- deceased). Predeceased by her parents, Rose and Adelard Amyotte; two grand-daughters and three great- grandsons; sisters and brothers, Alice, Irène, Sister Alma, André, Lévis, Mose, Donat and Gérard. Family and friends may pay their respects at MCGUINTY FUNERAL HOME Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated at Paroisse des Saints-Anges, Monday at 10:30 a.m. Interment Bonfield Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation or North Bay General Hospital would be gratefully appreciated by the family.
At Meadow Park Nursing Home, Chatham-Kent, on Monday, June 7, 2004, Stephen Gazarek, age 87 years of Chatham-Kent, beloved husband of the late Mary Kay (Trojeck) Gazarek (2003).
Born in Liderovice, Czechoslovakia in 1916 son of the late Elizabeth (Motiska) and Martin Gazarek. Stephen worked as a Supervisor for Dover Corporation for over 41 years.
Dear father of Nancy Korol and her husband Mike of Sarnia, Shirley Hitchcock of Chatham and Steve Gazarek and his wife Rosa of Wallaceburg and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He is predeceased by 2 sisters; Frances King, Mary Kosik (2003) and a brother Joseph (1979)
At the family’s request, there will be no funeral home visitation or service.
Cremation will take place.
Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family and can be
done so by calling the funeral home.
Peacefully at her residence in Chatham on Friday, June 11, 2004, Nancy Marie Eagen-Johnson, at the age of 51 years. Born in Chatham in 1952, Beloved daughter of Yvonne (Crevits) and Leonard Eagen of Chatham. Nancy is retired from International Harvester.
Cherished sister of Carol Whiteley and her husband Rick of Wingham, Wendy Whittal and her husband Lloyd of Thamesville, Darlene Tong and her friend Steve of Hensal, Brad Eagen and his wife Donna of North Buxton and Brett Eagen and his wife Kelly of Chatham. Also sadly missed by several nieces and nephews.
Friends and relatives may call at the Hinnegan-Peseski Funeral Home, 156 William St. S. Chatham from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday June 15, 2004.
Memorial Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 16, 2004 at 10:00 am in St. Joseph's Church.
Interment of ashes will follow in St. Anthony’s Cemetery.
Donations to The Cancer Society or Charity of ones Choice would be appreciated by the family.
At Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, on Saturday, June 19, 2004, Alphonse Theophile Maria Martens, age 82 of Maple City Residence Chatham, (and formerly of Raleigh Township) husband of the late Isabella (Burnstein) (1994). Born in St. Jaansteen in The Netherlands on February 18, 1922, son of the late Seraphina (Wagenaer) and Theophile Martens, he came to Canada in 1924. With his wife Isabella (the Vacuum Lady) he co-owned A-1 Vacuum as well as farmed in Raleigh and was a Master Mason for most of his life. Alphonse was a member of Branch 28 Legion and a veteran of W.W. II, serving in The Royal Canadian Air Force, Wing 411 from 1942 to 1945 in The North Atlantic area. He will be sadly missed by his daughters; Theresa "Terri" Dent and her husband Ron, and Paula Ferris all of Chatham, his sons; Phil and wife Lisa of Tennessee, David and wife Gayle, Stephen and wife Cecilia and Christopher and wife Deanna all of Chatham, 14 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren, 3 sisters; Alice Boussen and her husband Frank of Aylmer, Mary VanDeWynckel and her husband Bob of Merlin, and Agnes Deketalaere of Ridgetown and brothers William and his wife Mary and Robert and his wife Julie all of Chatham. He will also be fondly remembered and missed by many nieces, nephews and friends. He is predeceased by a son Paul (1949), a sister Eugenia Staal and 3 brothers, Phillip, Anthony and Joseph
Friends and relatives may visit at the Hinnegan-Peseski Funeral Home, 156 William St. S. Chatham from 7-9 p.m. on Monday, June 21st, and again on Tuesday, June 22nd, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Royal Canadian Legion Service will be held on Tuesday at 7 p.m. Chapel Service will be conducted in The Hinnegan-Peseski Funeral Home, on Wednesday, June 23, 2004 at 11 a.m. with Fr. Murray Sample of St. Ursula's Church, officiating.
Burial will take place in Memorial Field at Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham.
Donations to The Diabetes Association, The Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
WAGG, Kenneth Arthur
WAGG, Kenneth Arthur, 66 died Wed. June 23, 2004 in Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Chatham-Kent Ontario after a short but courageous battle with cancer. Born in Uxbridge Township in 1937 he was the son of Ethel (Bunker) and Arthur Wagg. An an early age Ken worked with his dad at the family-owned lumber mill in Mount Albert but soon realized he needed to spread his wings and so joined the Construction Survey crew of the Ontario Department of Highways where over the years he progressed to Inspector. He was particularly proud of his involvement in the development of the 401. In 1965 he took employment with the Township of Toronto (later to become City of Mississauga) Engineering and Works Department where he dedicated many years of service until he resigned as Engineering Technician in 1993. As he was then taking up residence at East Loon Lake (Thunder Bay) he worked as Manager, Public Works for the Township of Shuniah. Ken finally retired in 2001, moved back east to be closer to his family and to enjoy leisure gardening. Ken was a hard worker and a busy man for most of his life. He built his first home at the age of 19 and endeavoured to build two more over the years. From 1971 to 2001 he had many affiliations with community service such as: Past President, Mississauga Shrine Club; former Ambassador for Rameses Temple and member of same, A.A.O.N.M.S. Toronto; Life Member Westgate Masonic Lodge #734; Geoffrey de St. Aldemar Preceptory #2: Orient Chapter #70 Royal Arch Masons; Director on the boards of Tecumseh Co-op and other housing co-operatives in Mississauga where he held such positions as President, Secretary and Treasurer; Director Bay Credit Union in Thunder Bay; Director, Ontario Good Roads Association; Co-founder Mississauga Sportsman Softball League, Past President CUPE Local #66; Director Mississauga Rainbow Festival; Vice President of the Mississauga Employees Association. Ken is dearly missed by his loving wife, Corinne (Simser), his four children, Colleen Maloney, Cindy (Graham Coulson), Chris Lavender (Lisa), all of Oakville and Carrie Lavender (Tom Benchea), Nashville TN, his grandchildren, Erin, Kyle and Shannon Maloney and newborn, Jaime Lavender. Ken is also survived by his sisters June (Nelson Case), Nancy (Brian Stokes), Shirley (Grant Jones), Joyce (Laverne Hartung), Thelma (Arden Rushton), a brother, Nelson (Bonnie) and many neices and nephews, and his first wife, Louise (Moorhead), all residing in the east. Ken will be greatly missed by his in-laws Hester Jane and Brian, Guy and Jan, Ray and Judy, Marilyn and Albert, Millie and Harry, and by many dear and close friends, especially Rick and Mary, Ron and Janis. He was predeceased by his mom, Ethel, at a very early age, his step-mom, Vera (Silverthorne), and his dad, Art. As Ken wished he has been cremated and a memorial service will be held Friday, July 2nd at 2 p.m. with family visitation at 1 p.m. at Trinity Anglican Church, Blenheim, On. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, with fellowship to follow back at the church. In lieu of flowers donations in Ken's memory to the Canadian Cancer Society or to Trinity Anglican Church, Ellen St., Blenheim, On. would be appreciated.
Andrew Molengraaf at age 34 years, after a heroic fight, we have lost a wonderful man. Some knew him only as a businessman with Dig ‘R’ Wright Excavating, while others were fortunate to know him as a son, brother, uncle, friend, husband and father. He was special to us all in so many ways, but most especially to his son Josh and wife Danyce who were the luckiest of all to share in his life so intimately. He also leaves behind his father Brian Molengraaf of Chatham, brothers; Chris (Susan) of Calgary, Marty (Barb) of Kitchener, sisters; Diane DeBliek (Mike) of Dresden and Nancy Molengraaf (fiancé Randy) of Chatham. Nephews; Jeremy, Corey, Stephen and nieces Kimberly, Krista, Lisa, Michelle, Stacey, Alicia and Rebecca who were always a joy in his life. He crosses over to be with his beloved mom Alice who passed away three years ago.
Friends and relatives may call at the Funeral Home, 156 William St. S. Chatham from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday June 30th and again on on Thursday July 1, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where Parish Prayers will be offered 2:00 pm on Thursday.
Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated on Friday, July 2, 2004 at 10:00 am in St. Ursula's Church.
Burial will be in Maple Leaf Cemetery.
Many heart-felt thanks go out to our family and friends for their love and support. A great deal of gratitude is also extended to Dr. Lock and his team, Dr. Bryan, Vicki and their invaluable help, and the amazing healing touch of Father Murray Sample, Phil Thibert and Jan Bedard. Rest assured you all made Andrew’s fight more meaningful, his heart lighter, and his journey less arduous.
Thank-you all so much.
We have been constantly reminded through you how blessed we are by the wonderful family and friends embracing us.
Donations to Chatham Food Bank or Sunshine Dreams for Kids would be appreciated.