Anne Gloden Pattison
PATTISON, Anne Gloden - At the Headwaters Health Care Centre, Shelburne on Sunday, January 21, 2007 of Shelburne, formerly of Flesherton in her 80th year. Beloved wife of the late Allister. Loving mother of Ted (Debbie) of Flesherton and Susan Moore (Jim McInnes) of Collingwood. She will be loved and remembered by her grandchildren James, Justin and Joseph Moore. Loving sister of Glen Vale of Newmarket, Jane Vale (Don Davies) of Aurora and Judy (Dave) Maybee of Whitby and the late Ted. Also survived by sister in law Judy Vale of Sarnia. The family will receive friends at the FAWCETT FUNERAL HOME, Flesherton on Wednesday, January 24 from 12:00 p.m. until the time of service in the chapel at 2:00 p.m. Cremation followed by interment Flesherton Cemetery. Memorial contributions to Headwaters Health Care Centre, Shelburne Site, Grand River Cancer Centre, Kitchener or Centre Grey Health Services Foundation would be gratefully appreciated.
Robert “Bob“ Clark Phillips
PHILLIPS, Robert “Bob“ Clark - Born February 11, 1928. Passed away peacefully at Trillium Hospital, Mississauga, surrounded by his family, on January 20, 2007. Soul mate and cherished husband of 54 years to Evelyn Elda Phillips (nee, McTavish). Dedicated, caring father to Robert (partner Katherine Nawrocki), George (wife Katherine Reid) and Carol (husband Dr. Ian Cook). Loved brother of Margaret Fulmer and Bill Phillips. Proud grandfather of seven; Ryan, Jeremy, Curtis, Adrian, Jed, Clara and Ben. With his brother Bill, Bob was able to build a small tinning business into the largest, galvanizing company in Canada. He was past president of the American Galvanizers Association, Kingsway Kiwanis, past master of Mizpah Masonic Lodge and was a member of Islington United Church. Bob celebrated and enjoyed life to the very end, always anticipating and preparing for the next adventure; winters in Florida, fishing in Manitoulin and groundskeeping at the farm in Flesherton. He had a passion for flying. He was in his glory in the cockpit of his floatplane flying to Sans Souci. Bob dealt positively with Parkinson's disease for 16 years. Through the loving care of Irene Simms and Evelyn, Bob lived with dignity and happiness in his own home. We admired Bob for his stamina, determination and indomitable will. He is now free of his struggle with Parkinson's and can be at peace. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. W., at Windermere, east of the Jane subway, on Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to be held at Islington United Church, 25 Burnhamthorpe Rd., Toronto, on Thursday, January 25th, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. Visitation and service continue at St. John's United Church, Flesherton on Saturday, January 27 from 12:00 p.m. until the time of service at 1:00 p.m. Interment Flesherton Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, donations can be made to the Parkinson Foundation.
Styntje (Sylvia) Reinders
REINDERS, Styntje (Sylvia) - Entered into the house of her Lord, Styntje Reinders passed away in Meaford on Monday, January 22, 2007, in her 72nd year. Beloved wife of Pieter Reinders of Meaford. Dear mother of Henry (Shirley) Reinders of Meaford, Richard (Gloria) Reinders of Bradford, Brenda (Larry) Foster of Meaford and Frank (Candice) Reinders of Pickering. Dear sister of Rein (Tammy) Hoekstra of the Netherlands, Sietske (Bob) Collins of Pickering and Koop (Clara) Hoekstra of Scarborough. Forever missed by 12 grandchildren. Predeceased by one sister- in-law, Coby Hoekstra. Family will receive friends at the FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME in Meaford on Wednesday from 2 - 4 p.m. and from 6 - 8 p.m. A memorial funeral service will be conducted at Knox Presbyterian Church, 591 St. Vincent Street, Meaford on Thursday January 25 at 10:30 a.m. As your expression of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Leprosy Mission Canada would be appreciated. A private family service of committal and interment of Styntje's cremated remains will be conducted at Lakeview Cemetery at a later date.
Elsie Grace Rymell
RYMELL, Elsie Grace - Peacefully at Gateway Haven in Wiarton Monday morning January 22, 2007. The former Elsie York of R.R.#2, Kemble in her 85th year. Beloved wife of Clifford Rymell. Loving mother of Valerie and her husband Jim Jansen of Wiarton. Dear step-mother of Carolyn Rymell, Michael Rymell and his wife Heather all of Toronto and Robert Rymell and his wife Diane of Stroud. Lovingly remembered by her six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Predeceased by two brothers Frank and David. At Elsie's request, cremation has taken place. Spring interment Oxenden Cemetery. 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 Elsie by the DOWNS AND SON FUNERAL HOME.
Alexander “Alex“ III Sutherland
SUTHERLAND, Alexander “Alex“ III - Passed away suddenly at his home in Elmwood on Saturday, January 20, 2007 at the age of 64. Devoted husband of June. Loving father of Tracy Sutherland of Guelph and Connie Sutherland and her partner Howard Swerdfeger of Ottawa. Alex will be greatly missed by his stepsons Donald Diamanti and Christopher and his wife Linda Diamanti all of Mississauga. Grandpa Alex will be especially missed by his step grandchildren Bradley and Holly. Loving brother of Rosemarie (Edward) Curylo of Surrey, B.C., Donald (Carol) of Paris, Janet (John) Parsons of Sturgeon Falls and George (Mayling) of Kitchener. Alex will be fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and friends. Predeceased by his parents, Alexander and Marion (Smith) Sutherland. Alex was an avid collector of Minneapolis Moline tractors and farm memorabilia and enjoyed a great passion for music. Friends will be received at CAMERON FUNERAL HOME, Chesley on Wednesday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 25, 2007 at 1 p.m. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Country Heritage Park, Milton or the Chesley Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
David Arthur Turner
TURNER, David Arthur - Passed away Sunday, January 21st at his home in Kakabeka Falls, Ontario due to a heart atttack at the age of 57. Beloved husband of Julie (Garvie) Turner. Loving father of Rhonda and Chrissie and their families. Dear son of Bob and Margaret Turner of Owen Sound. Survived also by his sister Margorie (Bryon) Brooks and family of Tavistock. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.
ALFIERI, June – (nee Johnson) – peacefully, at home, cradled in the loving care of her family, exchanged this earthly life for her eternal home, on Saturday, January 20th, 2007, in her 79th year. Loving and much loved mother of Timothy Alfieri (Florence), Nancy McIntosh (Gerald, deceased), Alice Welsh (Michael, deceased), and Laura Alfieri. Pre-deceased by son Randy and her father & mother Corwin & Gertrude Johnson. Loving grandmother of Michael Alfieri (Jennifer), Amanda Burke (Tim), April Kelly (Brad) and Daniel. Adoring Great Grandmother to Aalyiah Alfieri. She is also survived by her brother Lloyd Johnson (June), sisters Aileen Affleck, Leah Jinks (Bill). Also loved and revered by many nieces, nephews & great nieces & nephews. June was a dedicated, life-long member of the Winger Church of Christ (Disciples), serving as S.S. Teacher, Church Board Chair, Elder Emeritus as well as member and/or chair of numerous committees. She also served as Chair of the Ontario Christian Women's Fellowship; until recently, as President, of the Ontario Assembly of the Christian Church; and acting member of the All Canada (Regional) Assembly. For over a decade she has been Editor of the OACC Ontario Newsletter. She was bestowed the honour of Serving Sister by the Order of St. John of Jerusalem, where she served diligently as secretary to the St. John Welland Corps Fellowship and was a founding member of the St. John Auxiliary. She was also a member of the United Empire Loyalist, Col. John Butler Branch. The importance of good citizenship and justice for all kept her supportive and active in political matters, especially through her work with the Conservative Party of Ontario. June devoted her life and resources to her family, her faith and community. She will be truly missed by her family and friends. A Memorial Service for family and friends, will be held on Saturday, January 27th, at 11:00 a.m., at the Winger Church of Christ, (Disciples), Hwy #3, Winger. A reception will be held in the Church Hall immediately following the service. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested on June's behalf, that memorial donations be given to the Winger Church of Christ(Disciples) Building Fund. Arrangements in the care of J.J. Patterson & Sons Funeral Residence 19 Young Street, Welland on line memories and condolences at www.jjpatterson.ca As a memorial tribute, a tree will be planted in Memory Woods. A tree grows – memories live.
Daniel James Campbell
CAMPBELL, Daniel James - Passed away on Thursday January 18, 2007, in his 62nd year. Survived by his wife Colette Campbell. Cremation has taken place. Interment in Victoria Lawn Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to PASSFIELD MORTUARY SERVICES (905)682-0474.
Judith Lila (nee Alexander) Orlik
ORLIK, Judith Lila (nee Alexander) - On Monday January 22nd, 2007, Judith peacefully passed away at Hotel Dieu Shaver Hospital in her 75th year. Beloved wife of Alex, for over 49 years. Dear mother of Jeffrey (Janette), of Penticton, BC, Timothy, of Beeton, ON and Mary (Paul), of Dundas, ON. Cherished grandmother of Amy and Evan Hawkins and Mitchell and Selena Orlik. Sister to Walter (Barbara) Alexander and sister-in-law to Sophy(Larry) Cratt and Marilyn Alexander. Predeceased by her brother John Alexander (2004). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Judy is at the NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE CHAPEL of the MORGAN FUNERAL HOMES, 415 Regent Street, where her family will receive friends on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Cremation to follow. A memorial service celebrating Judith's life will be held at Queen Street Baptist Church, 57 Queen Street, St. Catharines on Friday morning at 11:00 o'clock. A private family interment will take place at a later time. In memory of Judy, those who wish may make a memorial donation to Queen Street Baptist Church or to the ALS Society.
Bernice (nee Larmon) Watson
WATSON, Bernice (nee Larmon) - Peacefully, after a short illness at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital, on Sunday, January 21, 2007, surrounded by the love of her family, aged 81 years. She gave meaning to each and every day, always counting her blessings. Much loved wife and best friend of Ron for 47 years. She will be sadly missed by siblings, Gordon and Jenny Larmon, June and Don Culp, late Bruce and Dorothy Larmon, late Marion and late Hank Van Gelder and late and Lucille Larmon. Sister-in-law of late Ted and Bernice, Lois and late Don, Jack and Carol, Joan and late Matthew and Warren and Sharon. Cherished Aunt “Niecy“ to Linda, Dan, Scotty and Brittany Batten, Sandra, Don, Robert and Kristen Grant, Brian, Debbie, Brenda and Aaron Van Gelder, Kevin, Doreen, Lindsay, Leslie and Jessica Culp, and many other nieces and nephews. She will be sadly missed by her faithful poodle, Sara and many great friends. Bernice was an employee of Westinghouse Canada for 30 years, retiring in 1980. The family will receive friends at the TALLMAN FUNERAL HOME, 4998 King St., Beamsville on Thursday 2-4 and 7-8:30. The funeral service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, January 26 at 1:30 p.m., with private family interment to follow in Queen's Lawn Cemetery, Grimsby. If desired, donations to the West Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Ron would like to offer his special thanks to Dr. Seely, Dr. Marshall and the nurses from St. Elizabeth's who provided wonderful care at home and the nurses on C ward at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital.
Joyce Aline (née Tanton) Critchley
CRITCHLEY, Joyce Aline (née Tanton) - In Loving Memory of Joyce Aline Critchley. The family announce with sorrow her passing on Thursday afternoon January 18th, 2007 at the Timmins & District Hopital aged 76 years of Schumacher. Beloved wife of Donald at home. Loving mother of Hugh (Nancy) of Hay Lakes, Alta., Jeffrey (Sheila) of Sault Ste. Marie, On., Brenda (David) of Calgary, Alta., and Gordon (Noelle) of Toronto. Dear grandmother of Sterling, Bailey, Blaine of Alta., Jake, Luke, Kalen of Sault Ste. Marie, On., Fergus of Toronto. Dear sister of Jayne Hale (Doug) of Burlington, On., Leigh Tanton (Evelyn) of California and sister-in-laws Rae Jobson, Evelyn Pritchard, & Lillian Critchley. She was predeceased by her mother Charlotte Bedford and father Creelman Tanton. Joyce was born in Niagara Falls, On. and had been a resident of Schumacher since 1951. She had been employed by the Timmins Board of Education for 15 years. Joyce was a member of St. Chad's Anglican Church in Schumacher and had served her church as a Reader and Chairwoman of the Altar Guild and also was active in the many church teas and bazaars. She enjoyed many years at her beloved cottage with her grandchildren. Joyce loved her gardening both at home and the cottage and was an avid reader. Remembrance donations to St. Chad's Memorial Fund, the Timmins & District Hospital Foundation or the Spruce Hill Lodge made through the funeral home will be gratefully acknowledged. Cremation has taken place according to her wishes. A Funeral Service to celebrate her life will be held at St. Paul's Anglican Church in South Porcupine at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday January 24th, 2007. The family will receive friends from 2p.m. to 4p.m. and 7p.m. to 9p.m.on Tuesday January 23rd at STINSON FUNERAL HOME, 100 Bruce Ave., South Porcupine (705) 235-2900.
Dora “Nou Noune” (Pierette) (nee Leblanc) Racicot
RACICOT, Dora “Nou Noune” (Pierette) (nee Leblanc) - 1937-2007 - The family announces with sorrow her death at Timmins and District Hospital on Monday January 22, 2007 at the age of 69 years. Loving wife of Claude. Dear mother of Diane Burtch of Timmins, Carol Racicot (Jocelyn Chouinard) of Timmins, Linda Bilodeau (Marc) of Porcupine and Barb Racicot of Foleyet. Sadly missed by grandchildren Apryle Bayley (Dustin), Jennifer, David, Shannon, Crystal-Lee, Bryan, Cee-Jay, Randy, Jocelyn, Renee, Riley, Ivan, Pasquale, Guillaume, and great- grandchildren Alain, Nathan, Zoey, Emile, Joshua, Makayla and Hunter. Dear sister of Helene Danis, Mary Evans (Clive) and Florence Cayen all of Timmins. Predeceased by parents Harry and Katherine Leblanc, sister Jacqueline Danis (1976) and brother Hector Leblanc (2006). Remembrance donations made to the Timmins and District Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated. Funeral mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday January 25, 2007 from Notre Dame de la Paix Church. Interment Timmins Memorial Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Wednesday from 2- 4 and 7-9 p.m. at the MIRON- WILSON FUNERAL HOME, 150 Balsam St. S. Timmins.
Rebecca S. Black - In Memoriam
BLACK, Rebecca S. - May 8, 2005 - January 19, 2006 Where I have gone, I am not so small, My soul is as wide As the world is tall; Where ever you look You will find me there, In the heart of a rose, In the heart of a prayer. On butterflies wings, On wings of my own. To you I am gone But I am never alone, I''m over the moon, I am home. Never forgotten, my brave little angel. Luv Mommy.
Edwin “Ted“ Gonyou
GONYOU, Edwin “Ted“ - Age 94 of Dresden passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2007 at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Sydenham Campus. He was born in Sombra Township son of the late Arthur & Grace (Stark) Gonyou. Ted farmed all his life in Chatham and Sombra Townships. He enjoyed fishing and hunting. Beloved husband of Doris (Green) Gonyou; loving father of Marilyn & Gord Clauws of Chatham and John & Janice Gonyou of Wallaceburg. Dear father-in-law of Keith Denomey of Wallaceburg; special grandpa to nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren; cherished brother of Norma Meloche of Guelph, Ella Mickle of Milton, Florene Glasgow of Dresden, Pearl Elliott of Wallaceburg and Gordon Gonyou of London; dear brother-in-law of Phyllis Gonyou of Dresden and Dorothy Gonyou of London; fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by daughter Karen Denomey; brothers: Lloyd, Ken, Fred and Calvin Gonyou and sister Hazel McLure. Friends will be received at the THOMAS L. DeBURGER FUNERAL HOME 620 Cross Street, Dresden on Wednesday 6-9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted from Dresden Community Church on Thursday, January 25, 2007 at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Linda McFadden and Rev. Colin Paterson officiating. Interment in Dresden Cemetery. Donations may be made by cheque to Compassion of Canada or Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Verna (nee Jack) Parry
PARRY, Verna (nee Jack) - A resident of Chatham passed peacefully Saturday, January 20, 2007 at the Chatham Kent Health Alliance Public General Campus. Our mother was born on October 25, 1916 and grew up in Dover Township just north of Chatham, Ontario. She was born the middle child between twins Gordon & Garnet (Jack - both deceased) and her younger sister Helen (Gagner) and spent most of her life in the Chatham area. She met our father, Robert, and they were married in December 1939. Rob & Verna had a most loving and caring marriage that they enjoyed until our father's death in 1975. Their relationship, taught all of us the meaning of commitment and love. Our affection and admiration for her is shared by our spouses (John, Jane, Lyn and Jean-Louis), our children (Amy & Julie, Andrea, Erica, Trevor & Kyle, and Robert & Adam) and grandchildren (Jack, Luke, Zara and Isaac). Our mother grew to know and accept all that life had to offer and she applied her curiosity, charm and determination in the face of life's challenges to “make it work“. She had many friends and was actively involved in her community. As a volunteer with the Flora Campbell Auxiliary and May Court Club of Chatham and as the first Director of Discharge Planning at the former Chatham Public General Hospital, she was a tireless advocate for services that support the independence of others in the community. Her spirit and character set an unfailing example for her family and those who knew her. By us she will be remembered as a gracious, strong and yet gentle person. Our family is especially grateful to Cathy & Al, Kelly, Kym, Teri-Lyn, Cheryl, Lena, Sheila, Bev and the Community Care Access Centre whose support and care made it possible for her to remain at home. The family will receive visitors Thursday January 25, 2007 from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. at the BOWMAN FUNERAL HOME, 4 Victoria Ave., (519-352-2390). A Funeral service will be conducted from Christ Church Anglican Friday January 26, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Paul Millward officateing. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Chatham Kent Community Foundation (www.chathamkentcommunityfoundation.ca), to enhance the lives of individuals with developmental challenges.
Yvonne Marie Vandermeersch
VanDerMEERSCH, Yvonne Marie - Passed away peacefully on Monday, January 22, 2007 with her family by her side following her courageous battle with cancer. A battle she fought with grace, courage, strength and faith. Her strength has been her family's strength. Yvonne was born in 1937, daughter of the late Aimie & Adronie Ide. She was predeceased by her cherished husband Gerard in 1998 and leaves behind her loving family of four children: Laurie Bushey of Dresden, Linda & Clare Malott of Dresden, Brenda & Barrie Martin of Dresden and Dale & Stephanie VanDerMeersch of Chatham; five grandchildren: Christopher, Jodi, Kristen, Taya and Ethan; four step grandchildren Elaine, Terri, Michelle and Karen; ten step great grandchildren; brother Jerome Ide of Dresden; several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by sister and brother-in-law Simone & Lyle Adkin and sister-in-law Emmy Ide. Yvonne will be fondly remembered for the many talented gifts she shared with her family, her friends, her church and her community. She shared her talents of cooking, baking and crocheting with everyone she knew and her beautiful blankets have been wrapped around many babies keeping them safe and warm. The warmth of Yvonne's beautiful smile and sound of her laughter will forever be in our hearts. Forever love Mom, our precious angel, you are now with God and at peace. Family and friends are asked to join in celebration of this beautiful life at the THOMAS L. DeBURGER FUNERAL HOME 620 Cross Street, Dresden on Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held from the funeral home on Friday, January 26, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Andrew Song officiating. Interment in Dresden Cemetery. Donations may be made by cheque to St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church of the charity of your choice. Love is not written on paper, for paper can be erased. Nor is it etched on stone, for stone can be broken. But it is inscribed on a heart and there it shall remain forever. Anonymous