Posted By: CanadianObits.com Date: Wednesday, 25 May 2016, at 3:45 a.m.
THOMAS FRANCIS PATRICK MURPHY
Thomas Francis Patrick 'Tom' Murphy passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at Parkwood Hospital in London on Sunday January 31, 1999 in his 70th year. Tom was a self-employed Chartered Accountant and a Past Grand Knight of the Wallaceburg Council. He leaves his loving wife Marion (Babbitt) Murphy and 7 children, Janice and her husband John Gonyou & children Stephanie, Kristin, Heather & Danny. Tim and his wife Susan and children Megan and MacKenzie both of Wallaceburg, Kevin and his wife Shawne of Chatham and children Joshua and Jordan, Mike and his wife Wendy of Wallaceburg and children, Colin, Chadd and Matthew, Mark and his wife Carol of Granbrook B.C. and family, Maureen and her husband Brady Cleary of Wallaceburg and children Conor and Ian. Kathy and her husband Brian Jubenville of Chatham. Tom will also be remembered by a brother Fred Murphy and friend Earlyn of Vancouver and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents James W. Murphy (1991) and Vera (McLean) Murphy (1978); two sisters Joan Murphy (1984) and Anne Graves (1992). Friends may call at the HAYCOCK-CAVANAGH FUNERAL HOME, 409 Nelson Street (at Elgin), in Wallaceburg from 2-4 & 7-9 on Tuesday. The funeral mass will be celebrated by Father Dennis Wilhelm on Wednesday February 3, 1999 at 1:30 p.m. Interment will be held at Riverview Cemetery. If desired, remembrances to the Sydenham Hospital Foundation or the Cancer Society may be left at the funeral home. Parish prayers Tuesday afternoon at 3:45 and Knights of Columbus Memorial service on Tuesday evening at 7:30 at the funeral home.
HUGH BURLEIGH SANDS
Hugh Burleigh Sands passed away at the Lapointe-Fisher Nursing Home in Wallaceburg on Saturday January 23, 1999 in his 85th year. Burleigh Sands, formerly of Wallaceburg and late of Sombra Township was a reitred Insurance Agent, a Mason, served in the Air Force, as well as for the Water Commission, Public School Board and was a Leader with the Boy Scouts. He was predeceased by his first wife Olive Marie (Crowe) Sands in 1987 and one son Jon Walter. He leaves his second wife Bessie (Brown) (Broad) Sands, two sons Dr. William James Sands and his wife Ester of New Mexico and Lawrence Burleigh Sands and his wife Pam of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dear grandfather of David, Peter and Ian, John Paul, Kristen and Matthew. Brother of the late Sam Sands. Uncle of Bessie Babcock. The family received relatives and friends at the HAYCOCK-CAVANAGH FUNERAL HOME, 409 Nelson Street (at Elgin), in Wallaceburg. A Masonic Service was held at 7 p.m. on Monday. The funeral service was conducted by Rev. Elizabther Lemon on Tuesday January 26, in the chapel of the funeral home at 1:30 in the afternoon. The eulogy was delivered by grandson John Paul Sands and a letter was read from grandson Matthew. The pallbearers were John Paul Sands, Ian Sands, Kristen Sands, Jim Sands, Larry Sands, Ken Carter. The interment followed at Riverview Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated.
JAMES ALEXANDER STEWART
James Alexander Stewart, a resident of Wallaceburg and formerly of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Sydenham Campus on Monday, January 25, 1999 in his 85th year. James was a teacher and then Principal at Wallaceburg Central School and then at W.T. Laing School until his retirement in 1973. Beloved husband of 55 years to the late Marion (Clarke). Loving father of Marlene Raymond and her husband Steve of Rosseau, Ontario. Dear grandfather of Christina. Brother of the late John and son of the late James and Mary Catherine (McGugan) Stewart. The family received relatives and friends at the HAYCOCK-CAVANAGH FUNERAL HOME, 409 Nelson Street (at Elgin), in Wallaceburg from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday. The funeral service was conducted by Rev. Hugh Appel of Knox Presbyterian Church on Wednesday, January 27, in the chapel of the funeral home at 1:30 in the afternoon. The pallbearers were Neil Clow, Robert Paxton, Bill Zimmerman, Chuck Minnis, Jeff Raymond and Elizabeth Gillespie. The intement followed at Riverview Cemetery. If desired, remembrances to the Sydenham District Hospital or the Canadian Cancer Society may be left at the funeral home.
WILLIAM 'EDGAR' HARRIS
William 'Edgar' Harris age 91 of LaPointe-Fisher Nursing Home, Wallaceburg, formerly of R.R. 2 Tupperville passed away Monday, January 25, 1999. He was born in Sombra Township, son of the late William Harris and Bertha Dawson. He farmed in Sombra Township all of his life and was a member of the Western Ontario Steam Threshers Assoc. Edgar & Maisie had recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. Surviving are his wife Maisie (Law) Harris; one daughter Norma & Gordon Fitzgerald of R.R. 2 Port Lambton; one son Lorn & Beatrice Harris of R.R. 2 Dresden, six grandchildren, seven great grandchildren; two sisters in law: Ruth Harris and Estelle Stevens both of R.R. 2 Tupperville. Several nieces and nephews also survive. He is predeceased by one brother Earl Harris. Visitors were received at the THOMAS L. DEBURGER FUNERAL HOME, 620 Cross Street, Dresden on Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service was conducted from the chapel of the funeral home on Wednesday, January 27, 1999 at 1:30 p.m. Pastor Ethel Miner Clare officiated. Maxine Mifflin and Beatrice Harris sang 'In The Garden' accompanied by organist Beth Wilson. Interment in Dresden Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Gideon Bibles Society or the charity of your choice were appreciated. Pallbearers were: Jim Harris, John Harris, Scott Harris, Bob Fitzgerald, Doug Campbell and Martin Doornekamp.