Janice Dianne Reid-Rutherford
REID-RUTHERFORD, Janice Dianne - At the age of 55 years, after a lengthy battle with cancer, of the North Bruce Peninsula and formally of Arthur, Ontario, passed away on 21 January 2007. Janice is survived by her mother Noreen Rutherford, and her brother Ken (Louise), her daughters Amanda (Jamie) and Shawna (Scott) and her grandchild Brooklyn. Also survived by her nephews Nick, Bob (Brandy) and Ben (Cherryl) and her good friends Pamela Jean, Gilbert and Margie, and uncles and aunts and cousins. Janice leaves behind countless very dear friends and acquaintances. Janice was predeceased by her father William (Bill) Rutherford of Arthur. Janice asked to include her sincere appreciation and thanks to doctors, nurses and medical associates of Lion's Head Hospital and Clinic and Pharmacy, London and Owen Sound Hospitals and Oncology and Pharmacies and total appreciation to the C.C.A.C. nurses. Janice also leaves behind her friend and partner Peter ten Cate. Cremation at Woodlawn Crematorium in Guelph on 23 January.
Lee-Ann Myrtle Steven
STEVEN, Lee-Ann Myrtle - At her home in Holland Centre on Wednesday, January 17, 2007. Lee-Ann Steven of Holland Centre in her 54th year. Beloved wife of Doug. Dear mother of Martin and his wife Chrissy of Sarnia and Robert of Holland Centre. Sadly missed by three grandchildren Jordyn, Jasmyn and Nathan. A memorial service will be held at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Owen Sound on Saturday, January 27, 2007 at 10 o'clock. Friends are invited for visiting at the church from 9 a.m. until service time. Interment, Greenwood Cemetery. Memorial donations to St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church would be appreciated.
Bruce D. Sturrock
STURROCK, Bruce D. - Peacefully at the St. Joseph's Lifecare Centre on Monday, January 22, 2007 at the age of 84 years. Beloved husband of Margaret (nee Killeleagh) for 57 years. Loving father of John, Heather and her husband Jim McCullough, Alison and her husband Chris Pattison. Proud grampa of Sarah (Dorian), Melissa (Rich), Jeremy, Josh and Wesley. Brother of Janeth (Lindsay) Cooper and Sylvia Manto. Predeceased by his brother John. Bruce served in the Second World War in the Signal Corps. He then became an employee for the Bank of Montreal and retired after almost 35 years. He had a real passion for photography. The family will receive friends at “THORPE BROTHERS' FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL”, 96 West Street Brantford, on Wednesday from 7 to 9 pm. A private family Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, January 25, 2007. Cremation to follow. Donations in memory of Bruce may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Brant or St. Joseph's Lifecare Foundation. THORPE BROTHERS' 519- 759-2211
Elsie Blimkie - In Memoriam
BLIMKIE, Elsie - In loving memory of our dear mother and grandmother who passed away 10 years ago today, January 25, 1997. Mom you will live forever in our hearts, with memories of wonderful family times. Always remembered by Sandra, Joe, Rick, Steve, Cindy, Deric and families. We love you Mama Mia!
Casper Joseph Kozera
KOZERA, Casper Joseph - Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, January 23, 2007, CASPER JOSEPH KOZERA, age 95, of Sarnia, deeply missed by his wife of 65 years Rose (Marchuk) Kozera. Missed sadly by his children Leonard and Patricia Kozera of Brigden and Lorraine and Nick Wasyliw of Sarnia and loved by his grandchildren Lori and Jerry McCulligh, Joe and Natalie Kozera, Bill and Laurie Kozera, Chris and Fred Jennings and Larissa and Mathew Wasyliw. 10 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild also survive. Brother of Pauline Kaye. Predeceased by his parents Powel and Katarzyna (Cwik) Kozera, brothers Bill, Tony, Joe, Frank, Carl, Mike and Peter and a sister Mary. Casper worked as a carpenter for Retlaw Estate and Holmes Foundry. Funeral service will be held from the Chapel of the D.J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME on Friday, January 26th at 11:00 a.m. The pallbearers will be his proud grandchildren Joe, Bill, Matt, Josh, Trever and Zach. Cremation will follow. Visitation at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to the Canatara Park Animal Farm or charity of choice.
Steven John Snell
SNELL, Steven John - Tragically, as a result of a motor vehicle accident on Monday, January 22, 2007, STEVEN JOHN SNELL, age 37, of Sarnia, loving son of Ken and Lois Snell and dear brother of Susan, Sandra and James and Scott and Karen. Also survived by nieces and nephews Seth and Hannah, Kurstie and Darrien , Scott Hansen. Predeceased by Joshua. Steve valued family and friends and his “girls“ Kim, Mickey and Lucy above all else. He constantly showed us his love. Funeral services will be held from the Chapel of the D.J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME on Saturday, January 27th at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow in Riverside Cemetery, Sombra. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Friday afternoon and evening from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Sarnia Humane Society or Children's Charity.
Fausto Bucci - In Memoriam
BUCCI, Fausto - July 31, 1958 - January 25, 2004 Always a smile instead of a frown, Always a hand when one was down. Always true, thoughtful and kind, Wonderful memories you left behind, Gone are the days we used to share, But in our hearts you are always there. The gates of memories will never close, We miss you more than anyone knows The tears in our eyes we can wipe away, But the pain in our hearts will always stay. One piece of our family puzzle is missing, And nothing seems the same. But as God calls us one by one, Our puzzle will be whole again. With tender love and deep regret, We who love you will never forget. Sadly missed but lovingly remembered by your Family.
BLAIS, Gertie - At the Versa Care Centre, on Sunday January 21, 2007. Beloved wife of the late Leo Blais (1997). Loving mother of Sharon of Niagara Falls and dear sister of Ann (George) Whitford of St. Catharines. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Alfred's Roman Catholic Church on Saturday January 27, 2007 at 11 a.m. Cremation has taken place. If desired memorial donations may be made to the Alzhiemer's Society.
Louise S.A. Smith
SMITH, Louise S.A. - Born on September 8th, 1953 in Niagara-On-The-Lake; Louise died on January 23rd ,2007 suddenly at home in her 54th year. Louise had her own business teaching computer skills and was a member of St. Thomas Anglican Church where she taught Sunday School. She will be sadly missed by her parents, Irene & Lew Smith, her brothers David (Sandra) and Michael (Ioka). Special aunt to Kyle, Ian, Sherry(Paul), Brandan & Alexia. Louise will be lovingly remembered by her aunts, uncles, cousins and her many friends whose lives she's touched. In accordance with her wishes, cremation has taken place. A Service to celebrate her life will be held on Saturday January 27th, 2007 at St. Thomas Anglican Church, 99 Ontario St, at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by her family. Arrangements entrusted to the HULSE & ENGLISH FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, (905-684-6346)
John McNeill Livingstone
LIVINGSTONE, John McNeill (Amity Lodge 32 AF & AM) - Peacefully, in the presence of his loving family on Tuesday January 23, 2007 in his 83rd year. John Livingstone, beloved husband of the late Hilda Livingstone. Loving father to Marjorie (Mike) Werner of Dunnville and John Barry Livingstone of Toronto. Proud and loving grandpa to Michael, Max and Signi. Predeceased by his brother James. Sadly missed by his brother and sister in laws and their families. John was the Past Master of Amity Lodge 32 AF & AM and held the office of Secretary for many years. He was the Past Grand Super Intendent of Royal Arch Masons McCallum Chapter 29 and a member of Harrington Conclave 16. John will long be remembered for his quiet efficiency and valued contributions not only to his home lodges but to those of the district as well. Friends are welcome to join with the family at J.W. HART FUNERAL HOME, 113 Lock St. East Dunnville for a Memorial Visitation on Saturday January 27, 2007 from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. A private family Masonic memorial will be held. If so desired, memorial donations to the Dunnville Hospital & Healthcare Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
Cecil Frank Rodriguez
RODRIGUEZ, Cecil Frank - Veteran WWII, passed away peacefully in his 88th year at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on Monday, January 22nd, 2007, surrounded by his family. Cherished Husband of Joan. Loving Father of Carol (predeceased), Tina (Randy McLeod) of St. Thomas, Linda (Claire Dadson) of London, David (Lois) of London, Don of Consecon and Sharon of Oshawa. Brother of Shirley Rodriquez of Toronto. Grandfather of Laurie, Faidra, Tracey, David, Karen, Kenny (deceased), Jason, Melissa, Joanne, Michelle, Luke, Katelyn, Carrie and Derek. Loved by all his Great Grandchildren. Predeceased by his sister Elsie Rozon, and brother Stan and his wife Joan surviving. Cecil will be missed by his nieces, nephews, many relatives and friends. The family will receive friends at Wise Choice Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 19 Moose Road, (corner of McLaughlin and Moose Road) Lindsay, Ontario, 705-324-1988 on Thursday, January 25, 2007 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Legion and Funeral Service in the chapel at 2 p.m. on Friday, January 26, 2007, comrades are asked to assemble at the funeral home at 1:45 p.m. Cremation to follow. In memoriam donations to the Lung Association would be appreciated by the family.
Charles Richard (Rick) Sourwine
SOURWINE, Charles Richard (Rick) - Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Tuesday January 23, 2007 at the St. Catharines General Hospital at 58 years of age. Beloved husband of Krystyna for 21 years. Loving father of Chuck, Susie and Tammy. Cherished son of Ann Sourwine. Grandpa Charlie will be lovingly remembered by his many grandchildren, his sisters, brothers and family. Charlie was predeceased by his father Charles and sister Becky. Charlie was a great full member of AA and Club sixteen. Always there to offer a helpful, loving hand, he will be remembered for many a lifetime. Charlie is resting at the GEORGE DARTE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 585 Carlton St. where a service to celebrate his life will be held on Friday at 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Visiting hours are Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Memorial remembrances to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. The family wish to extend a heartfelt thank you to Dr. Rose, Dr. Findley, Dr. Bertley, Dr. Blewett and all the staff of the St. Catharines General Hospital.
Albert Gerald Tout
TOUT, Albert Gerald - It is with great sadness that the family of Albert Tout announces his passing on January 24, 2007 in his 76th year. Beloved husband of Peggy. Loving father of Bob Clark (Cindy) and Tim Clark (Betty). Cherished grandfather of Michelle (Mark), Bobby, Ryan, Bradley and Michael. Great-grandfather of Sydney. Brother of Robert. Survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by his parents Agnes and Albert, and his sister Nancy. Albert retired from GNGH in 1992 after 25 years of service. He was an active member of the Local Chef's Association. He was the 1982 Chef Of The Year. Resting at HETHERINGTON AND DEANS FUNERAL CHAPEL, Niagara Falls (905-354-5614), where friends and family are invited to call on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. A Life Celebration will be held in the funeral chapel on Friday January 26th, 2007 at 11 o'clock a.m. Interment will follow at Pleasantview Memorial Gardens, in Fonthill. As an expression of sympathy in memoriam contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society or the St. Catharines General Hospital Oncology Unit.
Elizabeth-Jean (nee Willey) Wilson-O'Connor
WILSON-O'CONNOR, Elizabeth-Jean (nee Willey) - On Wednesday January 24th, 2007, Betty passed away peacefully, with her family by her side at the Niagara- on-the-Lake Hospital. Predeceased by husband George P. Wilson (1979) and Frank O'Connor (1999). Dear mother of Sandra (Terry) Dyke, of Loon Lake, Debra (James) Zabek, of Niagara-on-the-Lake, and Robert (Paula) Wilson, of Virgil. Proud Nana of Rebecca and Jennifer Zabek. Sister to Norma Yurchuk and Joan Keast and sister-in-law to Catherine Willey, and predeceased by her brother Donald Willey (2006). Survived by several nieces and nephews. A celebration of Betty's life will be announced at a later date. A special thanks to the wonderful nurses and staff of the Niagara-on-the-Lake Hospital and to Dr. Karen Berti. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make a memorial donation to the Niagara-on-the-Lake Hospital. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the MORGAN FUNERAL HOMES.
Antoine Louis “Tony“ Hébert
HÉBERT, Antoine Louis “Tony“ - In loving memory of Antoine Louis “Tony“ Hébert, 84 years of age who passed away Monday evening, January 22nd, 2007 at Sudbury Regional Hospital - St. Joseph's Health Centre. He was born in Maurice, Manitoba. He married Lina (née Méthot) (David) in Sudbury in 1965. He worked for 37 years as a miner at INCO Ltd., retiring in 1984. A member of Ste-Anne-des-Pins Church, he was a Minister of Communion, a reader, served on the funeral committee and sang with the choir at the church and was a pastoral worker at Pioneer Manor. Antoine served overseas with The Canadian Air Forces during World War II as a mechanic. Tony was devoted to his family and leaves a rich legacy of love, faith and devotion and will be sadly missed and never forgotten. Beloved husband of Lina (née Méthot) (David) Hébert of Sudbury. Loving father of Claudette Nixon (husband Eric) of Hammond and the late Elizabeth Anne Brazeau predeceased 1993 (husband Jerome of Deep River). Will be sadly missed by grandchildren: David Brazeau (wife Lori) of Whitby, Cynthia Tinga (husband Ron), Donna Lynne Monette (husband Charles deceased), Grant Nixon (wife Dee) all of Ottawa and great grandchildren: Connor, Lyndsay and Katherine. Son of Pierre and Thérèse Hébert both predeceased. Dear brother of André deceased, Norbert deceased (wife Irène of Calgary), Jean-Paul of Sudbury, Maurice of Winnipeg, Hermine Moquin, Yvette Leclair, Juliette Westrow deceased (husband Eno), Simone (husband Abe Elias) all of Manitoba, Madeleine (husband John Marinic) and Diane Johnson (husband Bob) of Winnipeg, Roger deceased. Resting at the JACKSON AND BARNARD FUNERAL HOME, 233 Larch St., Sudbury. Funeral Mass at Ste-Anne- des-Pins Church, 14 Beech St., Sudbury Saturday, January 27th, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. Cremation at Park Lawn Crematorium, Sudbury. Donations to Friends of the Grotto would be appreciated. A Memorial Service under the auspices of the War Pensioners of Canada 3 p.m. Friday. (Friends may call from 2 to 5 pm and 7 to 9 pm Friday).
Yvette (née Larocque) Morel
MOREL, Yvette (née Larocque) - The family announces with sorrow, her death in Sudbury, Wednesday, January 24th, 2007 at the age of 84 years. Daughter of the late Pierre and of the late Léonide (nee Régimbal) Larocque. Beloved wife of Lionel Morel of Sudbury. Loving mother of Robert (Shirley) of Hilton Head, South Carolina, U.S.A., Raymond (late Barb) (Sherry) of Toronto and Wayne (Linda) of Sudbury. Predeceased by her sisters Valentine Frappier and Alice St. Onge. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Monique, Nicole, Kelly, Cory, Steven, Stacey and by her great- grandchildren, Samantha, Katie, Peyton and Rylan. The family will receive friends for a Memorial service to be held Saturday January 27th, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. in the CO- OPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL 222 Lasalle Blvd. E. (at Notre-Dame), Sudbury. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
PATTERSON, Alexander - Went to be with the Lord he loved, from Beattle Retirement Home, Wardsville, surrounded by his loving children, on Tuesday, January 23, 2007, in his 82nd year. Predeceased by his wife Gloria Patterson (2004). Dear father of Lynda Patterson of London, David (Sherry) Patterson of Smiths Falls, Albert (Joanne) Patterson of West Lorne, Daniel (Kathy) Patterson of Bornholm, and Martha (Murray) Pratt of Timmins. Loved and mourned by thirty grand and great grandchildren. Alex was a retired OPP Corporal with the Perth Detachment and a WWII Veteran. Visitation will be held on Thursday From 2:00 - 4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. at the WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the funeral service will be conducted on Friday, January 26th 2007 at 3:00 p.m. Spring interment, Robins Hill Cemetery.
John “Monty“ Bennett
BENNETT, John “Monty“ - aged 84 years, born Merton, U. K. - Passed away peacefully in his sleep on February 9, 2007 at the St. Catharines General. Devoted husband of 61 years to Emily. Loving father of Norman and (Dedee) Bennett of St. Catharines, Alan Bennett of St. Catharines, Jackie and (Gary) Ferguson of Fonthill. Grandfather of Garry and (Krista) Bennett of Cambridge, Richie and (Melissa) Bennett of Kelowna, B.C. James and Simon Bennett (France) and Victoria Bennett (UK), Emma and James Ferguson, great-grandfather of Hailley and Iain. Predeceased by brothers, Billy, George, Norman, and sister Joyce, survived by sister Mary all of U.K. “Monty served active duty during World War II, stationed in Egypt and the Middle East with the RAF for four years. A private family Memorial Service will take place after cremation at Pleasantview Memorial Gardens, Fonthill. Arrangements entrusted to PASSFIELD MORTURARY SERVICE (905)682-0474.
Margaret Cecilia Ford (nee Spencer)
FORD, (nee Spencer), Margaret Cecilia - May 20 1927 - February 10th 2007. In her 80th year. It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Margaret Ford. Surrounded by her family she was called home to be with her Lord on Saturday. She will be sadly missed by her best friend and husband of 59 years, Henry. Dear Mother of Cecelia (Dennis), Fred (Gela), Lyall (Nancy), David (Margaret), Marti, and Cindy (Pino). Grandmother to Danny (Lisa), Melissa (Daryll), Jeremy, Jessica (Gabe), Terri, Tyler, Marissa, Joshua, Jackson, Joseph, and Jacob. Great Grandmother to Danielle, Spencer, Sydney, Carter, N'Dawness and Solomon. She is also survived by her twin sister, Nonie Delano. Her life was a life of service to her faith, and to her family. She was a lay reader in the Anglican Church and was a Associate of the Order of The Sisters of St. John the Divine. She accompanied her husband, Henry, on his return to the Arctic where she continued her ministry to the Inuit of Baker Lake. She fought a long and courageous battle with illness, with her devoted husband always by her side. A Memorial service will be held in St. Catharines at Church of the Good Shepherd, 359 Grantham Avenue at 11:00 am on Tuesday, February 13th. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Anglican Essentials of Canada, c/o Church of the Good Shepherd. Thanks are extended to Dr. Nolan, and the Emergency staff, and the Palliative care staff at the St.Catharines General Hospital.