Eleanor Ruth Bell
BELL, Eleanor Ruth - Peacefully, October 9, 2006, at Trillium Manor, Orillia. Predeceased by her husband Raymond, parents Lorne and Lillian Readman, sisters Madeline, Betty and Lorna. Survived by her son Chris, sister Helen Myles and many nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. Graveside service October 23, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. Pleasantview Memorial Gardens Fonthill, Ontario. Arrangements entrusted to the MUNDELL FUNERAL HOME, 79 West St., N., Orillia. (705) 325- 2231.
Fernande (nee Seguin) Gamache
GAMACHE, Fernande (nee Seguin) - of Rockland, Ontario, died peacefully after a long fight with cancer on October 18, 2006 at Linhaven Home for the Aged at the age of 89. Fern is survived by her sister Yvonne LaPash of Willmington, Delaware; son George Gamache and a granddaughter native of St. Catharines. Mrs. Gamache was a government employee in Ottawa for many years retiring from the UIC in St. Catharines. She has been a devout Catholic member of Paroise Immaculee Conception for over 50 years. She is most remembered by countless friends for her tireless volunteer work with families of alcoholics. A memorial service will be held in the auditorium at Linhaven Home, 403 Ontario Street on Tuesday, October 24, 2006 between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Flowers may be sent in the afternoon prior to the service. Much gratitude to all the staff and volunteers at Linhaven for the professional care and compassion extended to Mrs. Gamache and family at the time of death and during her six years of residency.
Inez D. Allen
ALLEN, Inez D. - On September 14, 2006, Mrs. Inez D. Allen of Listowel in her 85th year. Daughter of the late Charles and Clara Goodliff. Beloved wife of the late Blair Allen who predeceased her in 1993. Dear mother of Brian and Karen Allen of Listowel, Gail and David Blain of Cambridge, Bonnie and Philip Nash of Kitchener, Joyce Biehn of Stratford and Joan and Lane Ward of Hanover. Grandmother of Ryan, Alysia, Lori, Tara, Andrew, Allison, Mike and Adam and great-grandmother of Jacob and Cadence. sister of Doris McKean of Oakville and Jean and Doug Rutherford of Beamsville, Sister- in-law of Finley Lewis, Laura McRobb, Jean Rooney, Ross and Louise Morrison, Marguerite Allen and Fern and Ellis Aitken. Predeceased by her sisters Phyllis Walsh and Grace Miller. Funeral service was held at Christ Anglican Church, Listowel on Sunday, September 17 at 2 p.m. Rev. Nancy Beale officiated. Interment in Fairview Cemetery, Listowel.
Hope Wolstenholme (Gillespie)
WOLSTENHOLME (Gillespie) - With heavy hearts, Craig and Sherry announce the sudden, tragic passing of their beloved daughter Hope, in St. Catharines General Hospital on Monday, September 25th, 2006. In her 20th week, Hope weighed 12.6 oz. and measured 10 inches. Hope was the beloved 3rd granddaughter of Larry and Dorothy, first niece of Uncle Shane and Auntie Mary and first cousin of Erin and Amy. Great granddaughter of Velma (late Joe) Wierzbicki. Hope was the 4th grandchild of Laura, niece of Uncle Drew and Auntie Amanda, first cousin of Natalie and Tristan, niece of Auntie Devan, first cousin of Rebecca, great granddaughter of Becky Reid, grandniece and cousin of many. Private funeral service was held at George Darte Funeral Chapel. Cremation followed. Hope, love you Angel. Your memory and presence will be cherished in our hearts and thoughts forever.
Emma (nee Dubreuil) Godin
GODIN, Emma (nee Dubreuil) - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Emma Godin at Tendercare Nursing Home, on Thursday, October 19, 2006 at the tender age of 94. Beloved wife for 57 years of the late Ralph Godin (predeceased in 1994). Cherished mother of Carol Grandbois (Gerry) of Moncton, N.B. Suzanne Chiasson (David), Bob, Gary (North Bay) and Denis Godin and the late Claudette Particelli (Henry). Dear grandmother of David Particelli (Lisa) of Moonstone, Ontario, Lisa Particelli of Toronto, Henry Particelli Jr. (Laurie) of Nashville, Tenn., Renee Grandbois White (Colin), Jason Grandbois (Sonia) of Halifax, Peter Godin of Thunder Bay, Colin Godin of South Korea and Dan Chiasson. Great grandmother of Max and Sebastian, Liam and Emma White and Jonah Grandbois. Emma is survived by her sisters Florette Hawken (Timmins), Paquerette Desgagne (Dubreuilville) and Helene Blais (Sudbury) and her brothers Augustin Dubreuil (Soulange) of Montreal and Marcel Dubreuil (Yolande) of Sault Ste. Marie and the late Nap and Joachim Dubreuil and the late Theresa Roy. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at O'Sullivan Donnelly Funeral Home, corner of Cathcart and St. James Sts. Monday, October 23rd, from 6 to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass Tuesday, October 24th at Eglise Ste. Marie du Sault, Trunk Rd., at 11 a.m. with Rev. Norman Fortier officiating. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Donations to Sault Area Hospital or Tendercare Residents Council would be appreciated. The family wishes to thank the wonderful staff of Tendercare Nursing Home for their TLC and kindness. Emma loved you all and felt loved and cherished in return. We would also like to thank the doctors and nursing staff in the Emergency Dept, and 200Y at S.A.H. for their care during mom's numerous hospital stays since 1999. We will never forget her wonderful smile and generous spirit. She was a gentle caring soul, loved by everyone and will be in our hearts forever. We will always miss you mom. Vous allez nous manquer enormement, chere petit maman.
Nikolaj (Nik) Mymka
MYMKA, Nikolaj (Nik) - Peacefully, surrounded by his family at Twin Lakes Terrace, Sarnia on Thursday, October 19, 2006 Nikolaj (Nik) Mymka, age 82. Nikolaj was a retired employee of the Lambton Kent District School Board, a member of St. Benedict's Roman Catholic Church and formerly owned and operated the Diamond Taxi Company in Sudbury, Ontario. Proud Veteran of World War II. Beloved husband of Hertha (Helen) (Golda) Mymka for 60 years. Loving father of Anna Chester, Nadia Krane, Nicholas Mymka ( Mary-Ellen Brohman). Dear grandfather of Carole Ann Smith (Dwayne), Valarie Wafer (Mark), Christine Downer (Chris), Dana Merrington (Brett), Dawn Murray (Keith), Tara Smith (Trevor). Great grandfather of Jessica and Alex Smith, Meghan and Coleen Wafer, Logan and Cameron Downer, Teah and Tanner Merrington. Also survived by brother-in-law Gerard Golda of France and sister-in-law Troutel Meissner of Germany. Predeceased by his daughter Karen Antonation. A private family memorial service to be held followed by Cremation. Sympathy through donations to the Alzheimer's Society would be appreciated by the family. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome ca Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, Ontario N7T 7H2 (519) 542-5541.
Harry Edward Flumerfelt
FLUMERFELT, Harry Edward - Peacefully at North Lambton Rest Home, Forest on Thursday, October 19, 2006. HARRY EDWARD FLUMERFELT, age 68 formerly of Sarnia. Loving father of Tom & his wife Jenny, Karen, Lance, Russell & his wife Bobbi all of Sarnia and Monique Herzog & her husband Wayne of Calgary. Loving Pappa to Haley and Eric. Predeceased by his parents and grandson Russell Flumerfelt. Harry was a retired member of I.B.E.W. Local 530. The family would like to thank the staff of North Lambton Rest Home for all their loving care. At Harry's request there will be no funeral home visitation. A private graveside service will be held at a later date. As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may send memorial donations to the Lupus Foundation of Ontario, Box 687, 294 Ridge Road NorthRidgeway, L0S 1N0 or the C.N.I.B., 1929 Bayview Toronto, M4G 3E8. Arrangements by McKENZIE & BLUNDY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, Sarnia. 519- 344-3131. Messages of condolence & memories may be left at www.mckenzieblundy.com A tree will be planted in memory of Harry Flumerfelt in the McKenzie & Blundy Memorial Forest. Dedication service Sunday, September 16th, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. at the Wawanosh Wetlands Conservation Area.
SCARROW, Dorthy - Peacefully, at her residence, on Friday, October 20, 2006. DORTHY SCARROW, (nee Smith), 57 years, of Petrolia. Beloved wife of Guy Scarrow. Dear mother of Brenda and Aaron Chubaty and their children, Rodney and Breanna Harris of Petrolia and Craig and Jodi Scarrow and their children Jacob, Jaret and Jaymie of Petrolia. Dear daughter of Eva and the late Willard (1977) Smith of Ridgetown. Dear sister of Ken and Shirley Smith of Vancouver Island, Wayne and Judy Smith, Marlene and Paul Kirby and Marilyn and Randy Crow all of Ridgetown, Donna Saine of Nanaimo, BC and the late Robert Smith (1993) and his wife Lynda of Victoria BC. Dear daughter-in-law of William and Betty Scarrow of Sarnia. Dear sister-in-law of Judy and Garry Wilcocks of Thedford, Roger and Doreen Scarrow of Sarnia, Doug and Carol Scarrow of Komoka, David Scarrow of London, Susan Manders of Glencoe, Dean and Irene Scarrow of Brigden, Danny Scarrow of Wallaceburg, Betty Jo and John Ingles of Sarnia and Lynn Marie Scarrow of Sarnia. Visitors will be received on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia, where the funeral service will be held on Monday, October 23, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. Rev. Ken Powell officiating. Interment in Hillsdale Cemetery, Petrolia. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society, the V.O.N. or the London Regional Cancer Centre.
Irene Van Deweghe
VAN DEWEGHE, Irene - At Sumac Lodge, Sarnia on Thursday, October 19, 2006. IRENE VAN DEWEGHE, 75 years, formerly of Wyoming and Petrolia. Loving mother of Karen and Jim Gould of Petrolia, Ron and Karen Van deWeghe of Sarnia, and Doug and Pam Van deWeghe of Sarnia. Loved grandmother to Micheal, Craig, Brianna and Ewan, Ryan, and Nicole and step- grandmother to Cashmere, Crystal, and Jason. Dear sister of Margarite and Florent Vogels of Sarnia and the late Mary DeSaegher. Irene was a former Cub leader in Blackwell and Wyoming and was formerly an active member of Wyoming Lioness Club. Visitors will be received on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia, A committal service will be held at Hillsdale Cemetery, Petrolia on Monday, October 23, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.
Phoebe Ann Ladell (Mundy) Westgate Westgate
WESTGATE, Phoebe Ann Ladell (Mundy) Westgate - Age 72 of Marthaville (Petrolia), passed away Thursday, October 19, 2006 at Bluewater Health, C.E.E. Site, Petrolia. Beloved wife of the late Raymond Westgate (1985). Loving mother of Lynda (Gary) Mater of Petrolia, Mike (Jill) Mundy of Marthaville. Dear grandmother of Matt Mater, Sarnia; Kelly (Gregg) French, Amherstburg; Rodney, Emma and Mya Mundy, Marthaville. Great Grandmother of Calvin and Bailey Mater. Survived by step children John Westgate, England; Trudy and Bill Vanderzwart, Marthaville; Brian and Laurie Westgate, Sarnia; Edward and Sandra Westgate, Inwood; Jane and Rick Brown, British Columbia; as well as 13 step children and 12 great step grandchildren. Predeceased by her mother Hannah (Leader) Little (2004) and step granddaughter Katrina Vanderzwart (1986). She will be greatly missed by her special friends Leo Cloutre, Tom and Candace Racher, Rich and Janet Worsely as well as many nieces and nephews ... especially Spikey. Ladell worked at Prestolite for 26 years, She was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion for 30 years, as well as the Legion Ladies Auxillary. She was past president of the Ladies Auxillary Branch 216. She was also Zone “A“ Sports Officer for several years. Currently she is a life time member of Branch 388 Wyoming Ladies Auxillary. She loved fishing and playing cards. Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received at Steadman Brothers Funeral Home Brigden on Tuesday, October 24, 2006 from 7 - 9 p.m. only. A memorial service will be conducted on Wednesday, October 25th at 11:00 a.m. with Bishop Aaron Withers officiating. Interment to follow at Hillsdale Cemetery, Petrolia. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the C.E.E. Foundation Petrolia. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family through firstname.lastname@example.org Steadman Brothers 519-864-1193.
Minka Charest - In Memoriam
CHAREST, Minka - In loving memory of a dear mother and grandmother, Minka Charest, on her birthday, October 22nd, 2006. To us, her name will ever be, The key that unlocks memory, Of a dear one gone, but cherished yet, A beloved face we'll never forget. Love, Gil, John, Michelle & Sean, Olivia & Cole.
Grace Marion Stewart
STEWART, Grace Marion - Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 18, 2006 after a long struggle with cancer at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre- Palliative Care Unit. Grace was in her 84th year, retiree of C.G.E. (44 years). She will be sadly missed by Elaine & Dave Collinson and family of Keswick and dear friend Jean Gill and will be fondly remembered by cousins Velma (Reg) Stewart, Grace Stanley and Clinton Stewart and all her many dear friends. Predeceased by her parents Margaret & Thomas Stewart and her sister Jean Stewart. Service will be held in the chapel of the COMSTOCK FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 356 Rubidge Street on Monday, October 23, 2006 at 12:00 noon, with visitation one hour prior from 11:00 - 12:00. Service to be conducted by the Reverend Ted Power, followed by interment at Pinegrove Cemetery, Havelock. In lieu of flowers, you may wish to consider a donation to Peterborough Regional Health Centre, Palliative Care Unit, the Peterborough Access Centre or Knox United Church.
Lester Martin (Pat) Ellis
ELLIS, Lester Martin (Pat) - With great sorrow we announce that Lester Martin (Pat) Ellis passed away at St. Michael's Hospice in Burnaby, B.C., on October 17, 2006. Beloved husband of Madeleine (Hadvick) for 51 years. Father of Murray (Nancy) Ellis, Calgary and Barbara (Keith) Thompson, Port Moody. Papa to Kyle and Katelyn Thompson. Brother to Mabel Logan, Sarnia, Florence (Raymond) Holley, Varna. Maxine McKay, Sarnia and Fran Gower, Dwight, ON. Brother-in-law to Maxine Ellis and Shirley Ellis. Predeceased by parents Herbert and Luella Ellis, Brothers - Delmar, Harold (Bonnie) & Floyd. He is also survived by many in-laws, nieces, nephews and cousins. He belonged to Masonic Order for 50 years, worked for Vancouver School Board in the Maintenance Dept. for 35 years. He enjoyed playing golf, and watching many sports on TV, as well as being a host and tour guide for any visitors from around Lambton County. Donations would be gratefully accepted for the St. Michael's Centre Hospice, Burnaby, BC.
Suddenly, at the home farm, on Wednesday, April 23, 2003, JONATHON LAMMERS, 11 years, of Petrolia. Beloved son of John and Teresa Lammers (nee Verberne). Special brother to Peter, Anna-Marie, and Patricia Lammers. Dear grandson to Bill and Mary Lammers of Petrolia and Catherine Verberne of Watford and the late Frank Verberne (1967). Also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. Jonathon was a student in Mr. Willemse’s Grade 6 class at St. Philip’s School, Petrolia. Visitors will be received on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia, where prayers will be offered at 8:45 p.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Philip’s Church, Petrolia, on Saturday, April 26, 2003 at 11:00 a.m., with Father Dan Vere as celebrant. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Holy Rosary Church Building Fund.
At the Lambton Hospitals Group – C.E.E. Site, Petrolia, on Wednesday, October 22, 2003. Margaret (Atkinson) Powell (nee Weatherstone), 78 years, of Fiddick’s Retirement Home, Petrolia. Beloved wife of the late Jim Powell (1998) and Harvey Atkinson (1971). Dear mother of Marion and Wray Simpson of Petrolia, Alfreda and Jim McRae of Petrolia, Debbie and Ed Reinhart of Sarnia and Rick and Beth Atkinson of Petrolia. Dear grandmother of Cheryl and Jack Churcher, Jeff and Karen Simpson, Jill and Mike Mundy, Holly and Amy Atkinson, Jimmy McRae, Bonnie and John Clark and Robert and Estel McRae. Dear sister of Edythe Lozon of Sarnia. Also survived by eight great grandchildren, step children, Gary Powell, Debbie McLachlin, Joanne Powell and the late Douglas Powell (1980) and several step grandchildren. Special friend to Flossie Atchison. Visitors will be received from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, October 24, 2003 at the Needham-Jay Funeral Home, Petrolia, where the funeral service will be held Friday at 1:30 p.m. Rev. Dean Adlam of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church officiating. Interment in Hillsdale Cemetery, Petrolia. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Activity Fund at Fiddick’s Nursing Home, Petrolia.
BOURNE - Marion Isabel Bourne (nee Collier), 75 years, of Petrolia, died at the Lambton Hospitals Group – C.E.E. Hospital, Petrolia, surrounded by her family, after a long and courageous battle, on Friday, April 25, 2003. Marion was born June 1, 1927 in Brigden. She worked for several years as a health care aide at Twilight Haven and enjoyed her holidays at Pike Bay, Ontario. Marion was the beloved wife of the late Jack Bourne (2000), the dear mother of Jack Bourne Jr. of Sarnia, Cheryl and John Vanden Berg and Kevin Bourne of Petrolia and Colleen and Jim McLean of Oil City, grandma of Stephanie and Darren Allan, Rob Bourne and Christa Whitlock, Lonnie and Janice Bourne all of Petrolia, Patrick and Keith Bourne of Corunna and Andrew McLean of Oil City, great grandma of David Allan and Kaila Bourne of Petrolia; the dear sister of Marjorie Godfrey and Kathleen McGregor both of Petrolia, the sister-in-law of Arlene Bourne of Petrolia and Madeline and Bert Pauschenwein of Sarnia.and aunt to several nieces and nephews. Marion was predeceased by her parents, Lorne and Melissa Collier, her father and mother-in-law, Basil and Elsie Bourne, her brothers, Everett and William Collier, sister, Eva Taylor and brother-in-law, Roy (Bud) Bourne. The funeral service to celebrate the life of Marion Bourne was held at the Needham-Jay Funeral Home, Petrolia, on Monday, April 28, 2003 at 1:00 p.m., with Rev. Ralph Meiszinger of First Baptist Church, Petrolia officiating. The eulogy was given by Arlene Bourne and Heather Russell. During the service, the hymn “Because He Lives” was sung by those present and the hymn “Amazing Grace” was sung by Lorne Godfrey and Laurie Johnston. Interment was in Hillsdale Cemetery, Petrolia. The pallbearers were: Rob, Lonnie and Patrick Bourne, Darren Allan, Larry Nurse and Ron Collier. The flower bearers were: Keith Bourne, Andrew McLean, David Allan and Jacklyn Russell. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made in Marion’s memory to the C.E.E. Hospital Foundation (Palliative Care).
GRAY - At the Lambton Hospitals Group – C.E.E. Site, on Saturday, May 10, 2003. KENNETH GRAY, 83 years, of Wyoming. Beloved husband of Maxine (nee Ferguson). Dear father of Gene and Jeana Gray of Toronto, Bruce and Janey Gray of Wyoming and Brad and Beth Gray of Sarnia. Loving grandfather of Shay and Kelly, Brett and Keely, Tyler, Kurtis, Jana, Katelyn, Jackson and Frediani (Fredi). Dear great grandfather of Ethan and Kaden. Dear brother of William (Bill) and Donna Gray of Cheboygan, MI, Lois and Paul Marley of Wyoming, Keith and Wendy Gray of Toronto and the late Eugene (1943), Goldie (1986) and Alex Gray (1993), and brother-in-law of Jean Gray of Wyoming. Predeceased by his parents, Jim and Lyla Gray. Ken served his country during World War 2, serving with the R.C.R. overseas for over 5 years. Ken was a member and Honorary Elder of Wyoming United Church, a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #388, a member and Past Master of Burns Masonic Lodge #153 and a member and Past Patron of Wyoming Chapter #236 O.E.S., a past-president of the Plympton-Wyoming Agricultural Society, a former councilor in the Village of Wyoming (16 years and 6 as reeve), Lambton County Warden in 1962 and served on the Lambton County Board of Education for 16 years and 2 years as chairman. Visitors will be received on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the WYOMING CHAPEL, Broadway St., Wyoming. The funeral service will be held at the Wyoming United Church on Wednesday, May 14, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. Rev. Doug Wright officiating. Interment in Wyoming Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the C.E.E. Hospital Foundation or the Wyoming United Church. The Royal Canadian Legion Branch #388 will hold a memorial service on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. and the Burns Masonic Lodge #153 A.F. & A.M. will hold a memorial service on Tuesday at 6:45 p.m. Memories and sympathy may be expressed on-line at www.needhamjay.com Arrangements by the Needham-Jay Funeral Home.