Mr. John “Jack“ Gilchrist
GILCHRIST, Mr. John “Jack“ - Suddenly at London Health Sciences, University Campus on October 10th, 2006, Mr. John “Jack“ Gilchrist of Chatham in his 74th year. Beloved husband of Eileen (Boyd). Dear father of Ian and his wife Catherine of Toronto and Colin and his wife Bobbi of Trenton. Fondly remembered by his grandsons Keir and Evan. Mr. Gilchrist will be remembered as an avid cyclist. Cremation has taken place with interment at a later date in Scotland. Friends planning an expression of remembrance are asked to consider the Alzheimer Society. Arrangements entrusted to the ALEXANDER FUNERAL HOME, 254 Wellington Street W. Chatham, N7M 1J9 (519)352-2710.
Mr. Bill Conway
Suddenly at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance on Saturday August 12th, 2006 Mr. Bill (Scotty) Conway of Chatham. Beloved husband of Jeanie (MacDonald). Loving father of Deb and her husband Rick Helinski of Barrie. Loving Papa of Andrew, Michael and Noah. Beloved son of the late John and Anne (Kelly) Conway. Dear brother Jack and his wife Margaret, Anne and her husband Tom Clark, Brian and his wife Margaret, and Janice and her husband Raymond Smith all of Scotland. Predeceased by his infant sister Isabel and sister Susan Hunter. Family and friends are invited to the Alexander Funeral Home, 245 Wellington West, Chatham, 519-352-2710, on Wednesday from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. The funeral service for Mr. Conway will be conducted from Living Faith Community Church, 530 Victoria Ave., Chatham, on Thursday August 17th at 2:00pm with Pastor Andrew Nelson officiating. Interment Highland Park Cemetery, Peterborough. Friends planning an expression of remembrance are asked to consider the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or Living Faith Community Church.
Mr. George Lane
At Copper Terrace Nursing Home on Thursday August 10th, 2006 Mr. George Lane in his 77th year. Beloved husband of Frances (Tomek). Loving father of Joanne Silverman and her husband Wayne of Forest, John and his wife Tracy of Chatham, Joe and his wife Shirley of Chatham, and Jeff and his wife Kim of Brampton. He will be fondly remembered by his seven grandchildren. Dear brother of Betty Conmackie, Bev Lane and his wife Vivian, and Ed Lane all of Chatham. Predeceased by his sister Beatrice Thomas, and brothers Bill, Fred, Doug and Mac. Family and friends are invited to the Alexander Funeral Home, 245 Wellington West, Chatham, 519-352-2710, on Friday from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. The funeral service for Mr. Lane will be conducted from the chapel of the funeral home on Saturday August 12th at 11:00am with Father Dennis Wilhelm officiating. Interment St. Anthony's Cemetery. Friends planning an expression of remembrance are asked to consider the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation of the Canadian Cancer Society.
Mr. George Van Bolhuis
At Riverview Gardens on Saturday July 1st, 2006 Mr. George Van Bolhuis of Chatham in his 93rd year. Beloved husband of the late Tina (Wolters) Van Bolhuis (2000). Loving father of Richard Van Bolhuis of Chatham, Grace and her husband Simon Nagel of Chicago, Illnois, Cecil Van Bolhuis and his partner Nicole Girard of Montreal, and Rene and her husband Bob Borrowman of Chatham. He will be fondly remembered by his nine grandchildren and his four great grandchildren. Loving father-in-law of Simone Van Bolhuis of St. Mary’s. Mr. Van Bolhuis was born in 1913 in Holland and was the loving son of the late Derk and Geeske Van Bolhuis. He is survived by his sister Heiltje, and twenty four nephews and nieces all of Holland. Predeceased by his son Dirk (1991) and his five brothers. After immigrating to Canada in 1952, George pursued his love of farming. He also worked for many years at Libby’s. Mr. Van Bolhuis has been a member of the First Reformed Church in Chatham since 1952. Family and friends are invited to the Alexander Funeral Home, 245 Wellington West, Chatham, (519-352-2710), on Tuesday July 4th, 2006 from 1:00pm to 2:00 pm with the funeral service to follow in the chapel of the funeral home with Pastor Peter Burrill of First Reformed Church of Chatham officiating. Friends planning an expression of remembrance are asked to consider the Alzheimer Society.
Mr. Robert Crawford
At Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Sydenham Campus, Wallaceburg, on Sunday July 30th, 2006, Mr. Robert Crawford of Chatham in his 88th year. Beloved husband of the late Edna (Berry). At Robert's request cremation has taken place. Interment Maple Leaf Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the Alexander Funeral Home, 245 Wellington West 519-352-2710. Friends planning an expression of remembrance are asked to consider a charity of their choice.
Mrs. Dorothy Mitrink
At the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance on Friday July 7th, 2006 Mrs. Dorothy (Faubert) (nee Gladwish) Mitrink of Chatham in her 82nd year. Dear daughter of the late Jack and Mary Gladwish. Beloved wife of the late Carman Faubert, the late Clayton Mitrink, and the late Fredick Mitrink. Loving mother of Patricia Reid, Jeannette Snobelen, Diane Medd and her husband Bill, Rita Russell and her husband Brad, Carman Faubert and his wife Ann, Ron Faubert and his wife Shirley, Mike Faubert, Ken Robbins and his partner Hector Audette, and Wannetta Bishop. Dear sister of Pat Gladwish of Texas and sister-in-law Rita Gladwish of Chatham. Much loved grandmother of twenty-one and great grandmother of twenty-five. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her daughters Doreen Grant and Sharon Fischer, son-in-laws Barry Reid and Wayne Snobelen, great granddaughter Kathleen Nicole Reid, and by her brothers Jack and Don Gladwish. Mrs. Mitrink was a past member of IODE. Family and friends are invited to the Alexander Funeral Home, 245 Wellington West, Chatham, 519-352-2710, on Monday from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. The funeral service for Mrs. Mitrink will be conducted from the chapel of the funeral home on Tuesday July 11th at 11:00am with Rev. John Hodgins of Holy Trinity Anglican Church officiating. Interment Maple Leaf Cemetery. Friends planning an expression of remembrance are asked to consider the Canadian Cancer Society.
Alexander (Sandy) Harris - In Memoriam
HARRIS, Alexander (Sandy) - In loving memory of our dad, taken from us much too soon on October 22, 1966. The angels saw you getting tired So they did what they thought best, They all put their arms around you And said “Just come and rest“. It broke our hearts to lose you Dad, We miss you, all your girls.
Ernest Garneau - In Memoriam
GARNEAU, Ernest - In memory of my beloved husband Ernie, who passed away October 21, 2004. I remember the day I met you And the day God made you mine, I remember the day God took you And I will until the end of time. - Sadly missed and dearly loved by wife Rosemary.
Eva (nee Trevett) Cox
COX, Eva (nee Trevett) - Peacefully, at Park Lane Terrace, on Wednesday October 18, 2006, a longtime resident of Paris, in her 99th year. Beloved wife of the late Reg (1990); loved mother to the late Donald (1999) and his surviving wife Zitta of Brantford, Beverly Duncan (Leonard 'Tiny'), and Bill (Cathy) all of Paris; cherished grandma to 8 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and 18 great-great grandchildren. She is the last surviving member of her family. Predeceased by her grandson Wally. A Private Family service was held at WM. KIPP FUNERAL HOME, 184 Grand River St. N. Paris on Friday October 20, 2006, with Rev. Lee Haughton of St. Paul's United Church officiating. Interment Paris Cemetery. Contributions to the Cancer Society or the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated. Online condolences or donations may be arranged through www.wmkippfuneralhome.com or by contacting Wm. KIPP 519-442-3061.
DEMURAK, John - Peacefully at the BGH Palliative Care on Thursday, October 19, 2006 in his 81st year. Beloved partner of 20 years to Shirley. Father of Dan (Clare), Debby, Diane (Glen) and Linda. Grandfather of Jacquie, Michael, Christine, Mark, Eric, Dean, Daniel, Kayla, Marc, Shain, Stephan and Hermione. Great- grandfather of Jesse, Conner, Daniel, Christopher and Holden. Predeceased by his daughter Susan. Ever remembered for his search for knowledge, love of music and sense of humour. John will be remembered by many home builders in Brantford and surrounding area as a plastering contractor of 65 years. It was John's wish that cremation be held with no services. John's family gives a heartfelt thank you to the nurses in the Palliative Care Unit and B6 for their compassion and care. A special thank you to Pastor Bob and Jennifer for their gift of music and song. Those wishing to, may make a donation to Brant County Health Care Systems, Palliative Care Unit. A gathering to celebrate John's life will be held on Tuesday, October 24th, from 7:00 pm. to 9:00 pm. at Myrtleville House Museum, 34 Myrtleville Dr. Brantford. Arrangements entrusted to TRANQUILITY BURIAL & CREMATION SERVICES, 276 St. Paul Ave. Brantford (519) 757-1654.
Donald William Ferguson
FERGUSON, Donald William - Peacefully at his home on Friday, October 20th, 2006 in his 71st year, Donald Ferguson, beloved husband of Bertha “Bert” Ferguson (nee Minnema). Special dad to Wayne (Tanja) of Ancaster, Bryan (Wendy) of Waterford, Dean (Penny) of Harrisburg, Tracy (Shawn) Hedge of Palmerston, Dennis Hunt of Hamilton. Dear brother of Darryl (Linda) Ferguson of Brantford. Loving grandfather of David, Shauna, Mathew, Kelsey, Joe, Samantha, Alli, Ashley, Annalise, Miranda, Spencer and Griffin. Donald Ferguson was a retired employee of Stelco, where he worked for 46 years. Friends will be received at the McCLEISTER FUNERAL HOME, 495 Park Road North, Brantford, Ontario on Sunday 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 p.m. Funeral service in the Chapel on Monday at 11:00 a.m. followed by cremation. If wished, memorial donations to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Research, Firestone Clinic, 50 Charlton Avenue East, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 4P6 gratefully appreciated. McCleister (519) 758-1553
Joseph A. “Chunny“ Garlow
GARLOW, Joseph A. “Chunny“ - On October 20, 2006, Joe “Chunny“ Garlow age 59 years, son of the late Joseph and Frances Garlow. Funeral Arrangements are incomplete, please call STYRES FUENRAL HOME.
Monica Susan Harris
HARRIS, Monica Susan - Peacefully at Magnolia Retirement Residence on Thursday October 19, 2006, at the age of 52. Much loved sister of Anne Roberts (Dave), Peter Harris (Carol), Brenda Van Manen (Frank), Paula Bloomfield (Paul) and Susan Harris. Much loved aunt of Dan, Sarah, Jeff, Jenn, Ian, Tom and Tony. Monica is predeceased by her parents the late Gwen and the late Bernard Harris (Jean). Friends will be received at the BECKETT-GLAVES FAMILY FUNERAL CENTRE 88 Brant Ave on Tuesday from 7-9 pm and on Wednesday from 1-3 pm. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday at 3 pm. Cremation to follow. A heartfelt thank-you to Anneliese and family, Valerie, Eileen and the staff and residents of Magnolia for their care and support. Donations may be made in Monica's memory to the Juravinski Cancer Centre or to the Ontario Brain Injury Association. A tree will be planted in memory of Monica in the Beckett-Glaves Memorial Forest.
Florence Ruth Hogarth
HOGARTH, Florence Ruth - At Versa Care Lodge on Wednesday, October 18, 2006, at 89 years, Florence Ruth Hogarth (nee Everatt). Beloved wife of 49 years of the late Lloyd Douglas Hogarth. Loved mother of Gary and his wife Betty, Brantford, Gail Cleator and her husband Paul, Kelowna, B.C., and Susan Harris and her husband Jim of Cato, New York. Loving grandmother of Cameron Harris (Jessica), Darin Cleator (Heidi), David Cleator, David Hogarth (Julie), Jenifer Hall (Chris) and Sara Hunt (Joe) and 9 great grandchildren. Dear sister of Grace Eisenman, Kelowna, B.C. Dear sister-in-law of Alice Everatt, Janet Hogarth, Betty Hogarth and Glen Hogarth. Also missed by nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at Sydenham United Church in approximately 2 weeks. Date and time will be announced in the Expositor. If wished, memorial donations to Sydenham United Church Memorial Fund, the Alzheimer Society, or the Diabetes Association gratefully appreciated.
Robert W. Midgley
MIDGLEY, Robert W. - (1917 - 2006) Peacefully, at his home in Burlington, on Thursday, October 19, 2006, a former longtime resident of Paris, in his 90th year. Beloved husband of 65 years to Ethel, loved father to Robert (Judy), and Ellen Taylor (David) and the late Jane. Bob served in the second world war with the 'Cameron's of Canada'. He was well known for his love of sports and coached and participated in many as a young man and continued to play golf until his late seventies. Anyone who knew Bob will remember his unfailing sunny disposition and he will be greatly missed by his family, friends and neighbours. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held at the WM. KIPP FUNERAL HOME, 184 Grand River St. N. Paris on Wednesday at 2:00 PM in the chapel. Family interment Paris Cemetery. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
NORMAND, Zenon - Passed away Thursday, October 19, 2006 at the Brantford General Hospital, after a lengthy illness; beloved husband of Geraldine; dear father of Germain, Powassan, Ontario, Alan, Williams Lake, British Columbia, Patrick, Victoria, British Columbia; predeceased by daughter, Linda; dear grandfather of eight grandchildren. Zenon was the owner of The Trading Post and later The Bargain Centre. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Allan W. Powell
POWELL, Allan W. (1958-2006) - It is with our deepest sadness that we the family of Allan announce his passing as the result of a tragic accident in Brantford on Wednesday, October 18, 2006. Allan was the loving son of Wilbert and the late Eva Powell. He was the loving father of Michelle Powell and the dearest brother of Darlene Koopman and her husband Henry, Raymond Powell and the late Clifford Powell. He was also a dear friend to Barbara Rodd. He leaves behind many nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. The family will receive family and friends at DODSWORTH & BROWN Funeral Home, ROBINSON CHAPEL (King Street East at Wellington, Hamilton) on Sunday from 7-9 pm. Funeral service will be on Monday morning at 11 am with the interment at Woodland Cemetery. Rev. Dwayne Ratzlaff will be officiating.
Robert George Smith
SMITH, Robert George - Suddenly, at the Brantford General Hospital on Wednesday, October 18, 2006 at the age of 64 years. Loving father of Kelly and Jody, Bob and Cirena, Bill, Brook and Donna, Angel, Laura, and Samantha. Ex-Husband of Gail Douglas (deceased), Margaret Smith, and Trisha Myers. Much loved friend of Joan. Loving step-father of Les, Suzanne, and Little Bob. Dear Papa Big Bob of Kyle, Kally, Jodielynn, Jessica, Shala Marie, Esrom, Jer, Rodney, Ashley, Triston, Trent, Michael, Charlie, Bailey, and Tray. Brother of Gwen and Ed, Vivian, Myrna, and Gail. Bob will also be sadly missed by several nieces and nephews and many friends far and wide. Predeceased by parents Murray and Cora (Hill) Smith, sister Delores and brother Billy. Bob retired from and was an honourary member of the Iron Workers Local 401 Philadelphia, Pa. Resting at his home 699 First Line Road after 2 p.m. Saturday until 11 a.m. Sunday then to STYRES FUNERAL HOME, Ohsweken for visitation after 2 p.m. Sunday. Funeral Service and Burial will be held at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Six Nations on Monday October 23, 2006 at 11 a.m. Evening Prayers 7 p.m. Sunday at the Funeral Home.