DAVID ‘NEGO’ PATRICK FOSTER
Mr. David ‘Nego’ Patrick Foster a resident of Chatham and formerly of Wallaceburg passed away on Thursday, September 30, 1999 at home at the age of 43 years. David was a son of the late Stanley Foster (1998) and Joanne Trembley (1989). He moved to Chatham 13 years ago and had worked for Human Resources of the Government of Canada in the Income Security Offices at the Judy LaMarsh Building. He had attended Holy Family Church in Wallaceburg, Holy Family School, St. Thomas Aquinas School and W.D.S.S. David also enjoyed all sports, photography, the outdoors and music.
Dear brother and brother-in-law of Janet and Jim Dean of Wallaceburg, Paula and Mark Skinner of Kent Bridge, his twin brother Greg Foster of Sarnia and Alan and Judy Foster of Wallaceburg. Cherished uncle to 13 nieces and nephews. David will also be remembered by his many aunts, uncles and friends. The late David Foster rested in Wallaceburg until Monday, October 4, 1999 when Funeral Services were conducted at the funeral home at 11 a.m. with Fr. Dennis Wilhelm, Officiating. Pall Bearers were Jim Dean, Bruce McKeegan, John Zandbergen Jr., Mike Raymond, Tom Trembley and Rand Ayres. Interment was in Riverview Cemetery, Wallaceburg. As an expression of sympathy donations to the Charity of Your Choice may be left at the funeral home.
HARRY STIRLING BARNES
Mr. Harry Stirling Barnes a resident of R.R. 1 Port Lambton passed away on Saturday, October 2, 1999 at St. Joseph’s Health Care Centre, Sarnia at the age of 82 years. Harry was born in Petrolia and was a son of the late Amos Barnes and Amy Tobias. He was a Life Member, a Past President and for many years served as the Service Officer of Branch #18 Royal Canadian Legion in Wallaceburg. He was a veteran of WW ll serving in the Recce Corp of the Army, during which time he taught mechanics in Kentucky and in doing so was awarded a Certificate of Proficiency. In 1952 Harry went to work for Imperial Oil in Sarnia as a Class “A” Mechanic and retired in 1982 after 30 years of loyal service.
Beloved husband of 63 years to Harriett E. (MacAlpine) Barnes. Dear father and father-in-law of Constance and Chum Howlett of Port Lambton, Raymond and Peggy Barnes of Sask., Richard and Dianne Barnes of Indiana, Bill and the late Evelyne Bennett of Wallaceburg. Sadly missed by 13 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. Kind brother and brother-in-law of Amy and George Mills of Petrolia, Shirley Barnes and her partner Gilbert of Alvinston, Shelia Barnes and her partner Floyd of the Yukon and Roy and Pic Barnes of Toronto. He will be remembered by his many nieces, nephews, his fellow comrades and friends. The late Harry Stirling Barnes rested in Wallaceburg until Tuesday, October 5, 1999 when the Funeral Services were held at the funeral home at 2 p.m. with Rev. Grace Coleman Anthony, Officiating. The Pall Bearers were Taylor, Terry and Rob Howlett, Joel Bennett, Jason Morningstar and Sandy Williams and the Flower Bearers Laura Howlett, Jill Williams, Robin Bennett, Christine Titus and Marcia Bennett were all grandchildren. Interment was in McDonald Memorial Cemetery, Port Lambton. The Royal Canadian Legion Held a Memorial Service for Harry at the funeral home on Monday at 7:30 p.m. As an expression of sympathy donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Kidney Foundation may be left at the funeral home.
Jennie Simpson passed away at the Lapointe-Fisher Nursing Home in Wallaceburg on Saturday September 25, 1999 in her 85th year. Jennie (Peters) Simpson was a clerk for many years at Cohen’s Dress Shoppe. She was predeceased by her loving husband Glenn Simpson in 1969. Loving mother of Paul & his wife Judy of Port Lambton, Rosemary Sacco and her late husband Frank (1987) of Dobbs Ferry, New York, and Kathy & her husband Jack Breddy of Sarnia. She will be remembered by her 4 grandchildren Jodi and Lori Simpson and Mikelle and Andrea Sacco. Predeceased by her parents Stanley and Annie Laura (Wilson) Peters and one sister Alma McCorquodale.
The family received friends in Wallaceburg on Monday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service was held in the Chapel of the Funeral Home on Tuesday September 28, 1999 at 1:30 p.m. Rev. Elizabeth Lemon of Trinity United Church officiated. Pallbearers were Wayne Miredith, Wayne Simpson, Mark Hodorek, Ray Lauzon, Lori Hodorek, Jodi Simpson, Mikelle Sacco, Andrea Camacho. Andrea Camacho read the 23rd Psalm. Interment Dresden Cemetery. If desired donations to the Salvation Army or the charity of you choice would be appreciated and may be left at the funeral home.
Frederick ‘Pat’ Soney passed away at the C.K.H.A. Sydenham Campus in Wallaceburg on Sunday September 26, 1999 in his 74th year. Bill was predeceased by his first wife Lenore (Tooshkenig) Soney in 1976 and his second wife Beatrice (Horne) Soney in 1999. Loving father of Fred (Jr.) and his wife Muriel Soney, Linda & husband Bill Sands, & Patricia Soney all of Walpole Island. Predeceased by one daughter Joanne Day and two sons Edward and Ronald Soney. He will be remembered by his 13 grandchildren, 1 great grandson and many nieces and nephews. Brothers Ford, and Aaron Soney and sisters Beulah Watts and Winona Sands and brother-in-law of Charles & Jeanette Masefield. Predeceased are his parents William and Priscilla (Ashquab) Soney, 4 brothers Alfred, Wallace, Elmer and Vernon Soney, two sisters Helen and Lillian Soney.
The family received relatives and friends in Wallaceburg on Monday 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service was held at Walpole Island United Church on Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m. Rev. Laverne Jacobs officiated. Lois Myers sang What A Day That Will Be. David Soney shared Words of Remembrance. Pallbearers were Ryan Sands, Derek Sands, Billy Sands, Dustin Sands, Gabriel Wright, Michael Wright and Theodore Wright. Interment Highbank Cemetery. Meighan Lung played The Last Post on the trumpet. A wake service was held on Tuesday evening at 8 p.m.