At Tilbury Park Lodge in Tilbury, on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2000, Larry William Bond, age 69 of Tilbury, former husband of Isabel (May). Born in Chatham in 1931, son of the late Maisie (Orton) and Stanley Thomas Bond, he was a truck driver for many years. He will be sadly missed by his children, Larry J. and his wife Gwen, and Cindy and her husband Perry Hegmans, all of Chatham, Stanley and his wife Debbie of B.C., and Ella Bond of Chatham; by nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and by one sister, Joy Merritt of Windsor; and by four brothers, Donald, Lee and Marvin of Chatham and Bill of Kitchener. Friends and relatives called at the Hinnegan-Peseski Funeral Home, 156 William St. South, from where the funeral service was conducted in the chapel on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2000 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Rick Baker of Emmanuel Baptist Church officiating. Burial took place in the Arnold Cemetery, Louisville. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or to Gideon Memorial Bibles would be appreciated.
At the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Public General Campus on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2000, William “Junior” Crosby Jr., age 61, of Chatham, beloved husband, companion and friend of 41 years of Eileen (Sinclair). Born in North Buxton on Jan. 20, 1939, son of the late Eunice (Lee) and William Crosby Sr., he worked for Commissionaires Security Service at Navistar, and was well known for being a member of the band “The Violations”, who played in Chatham and across Ontario during the 1960’s and 1970’s. He will be sadly missed by a sister, Barbara and her husband Mel Crew; by a brother, Eugene and his wife Noreen, all of Chatham; and by many nieces and nephews. Friends and relatives called at the Hinnegan-Peseski Funeral Home, 156 William St. South from where the funeral service was conducted on Friday, Oct. 13, 2000 at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Mr. Donald Wright of Dresden Baptist Church officiating. Burial took place in Maple Leaf Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Peacefully at her residence in Chatham on Monday, Oct. 9, 2000. Rita Marie Goldoni, age 68. Beloved wife of Frank Goldoni. Born in Chatham in 1931, daughter of the late Johanna (DeJonge) and Peter Depondt, also predeceased by her foster parents, Paul and Elodia Verschoote. Rita was a lifetime member of St. Joseph’s Hospital Guild and also a member of the hospital board there. Loving mother of Brian and his wife Anna of Lake Worth, Fla., and Frank and his wife Nancy of Palm Harbour, Fla. Cherished grandmother of Margarita, Alexander, Lauren and Frank III. Dear sister of Marie Mastronardi of Leamington, Minnie Landschoot of Jeannette’s Creek and Jenny Korpan of Oakville. Predeceased by a sister, Anne Westlaken of Blenheim. Friends and relatives called at the Hinnegan Peseski Funeral Home, 156 William St. South. Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated from St. Agnes Church on Thursday Oct. 12, 2000 at 12 noon. Parish prayers were said on Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. Cremation followed. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Chatham Kent Health Alliance would be appreciated by the family.
HEBERT, SISTER ST. MARGARET:
(Marie Rita) entered into Eternal Life on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2000 at the Chatham-Kent Alliance, Public General Campus, Chatham. Sr. St. Margaret was born in Tecumseh 89 years ago, the daughter of the late Charles Hebert and Marguerite Lesperance. She was in her 70th year as an Ursuline Religious of the Diocese of London. During those years she served the community as a bilingual teacher in Point-aux-Roches, Tecumseh, McGregor, Ecole S. Edmond, Windsor and St. Anne’s Junior High in Tecumseh. After her retirement, she worked in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish in Wallaceburg. Predeceased by brothers, Edward (1961) and Henry (1966) and one sister, Eva Ketcherside (1999). Visitation was held after 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 12 at the Ursuline Motherhouse “The Pines” in Chatham. Relatives and friends were invited to join the Ursuline Community for a prayer service on Thursday evening at 7:30 p.m. in the Holy Family Chapel. The Mass of Resurrection was celebrated on Friday, Oct. 13, 2000 at 10 a.m. in the Holy Family Chapel, 64 Ursuline Ave., Chatham. Interment took place in St. Anthony’s Cemetery, Chatham. Arrange-ments were entrusted to the Hinnegan-Peseski Funeral Home.
Mrs. Elizabeth Perrin, a resident of Chatham, died Tuesday Oct. 10, 2000, at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, St. Joseph’s Campus, at age 88. Elizabeth was a daughter of the late Benjamin and Mary Margaret (O’Rourke) Blonde. Beloved wife of the late Mason C. Perrin (1995). Dear mother and mother in law of Nancy and Lyle McCormick of Chatham, John Perrin of Wallaceburg and Agnes Perrin of Port Lambton. Sadly missed by seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Also remembered by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a son Tom (1984) and brothers and sisters Ann Kellerman, Regina Sullivan, Fr. Gregory Blonde, Clara Marcotte, Irene Freeman, Angela Driscoll, Antoinette Quigley, Benjamin Blonde and James Blonde. The family received relatives and friends at the Haycock-Cavanagh Funeral Home, 409 Nelson St. (at Elgin), in Wallaceburg. Parish prayers were held on Thursday at 8 p.m. The funeral mass was celebrated on Friday, Oct 13, 2000 at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady of Help of Christians Church with Fr. John Pirt as celebrant. The pall was placed on the casket by the children, Lyle and Nancy McCormick, John Perrin and Agnes Perrin. The readings and general intercessions were shared by grandchildren Pam Andrye, Craig Perrin and Mark McCormick. The offertory gifts were brought forward by grandchildren Beth Burrell, Jill Badder and great-grandchildren Brent and Allan Burrell. Dave Marcotte and Lyle McCormich shared words of remembrance. The pallbearers ware Craig Perrin, Kirk Perrin, Cal Burrell, Mark McCormick, Mike Andrye and George Langstaff. The flowerbearers were Pam Andrye, Laurie Langstaff, Beth Burrell and Jill Badder. A time of refreshments and fellowship at the Cavanagh Reception Centre. Interment in Riverview Cemetery, Wallaceburg. If desired, remembrances to the Chatham Kent Health Alliance St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation may be left at the funeral home.
At the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, St. Joseph’s Campus, on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2000, Ruth Stokes, age 89, wife of the late Albert W. Stokes (1993). Born in Brantford in 1911, daughter of the late Martha (Greenwood) and Edward McLean, she lived in Chatham for the past 53 years. She will be sadly missed by a daughter, Joanne and her husband Robert Malvern of Toronto; by a son, Douglas of Chatham; by two grandchildren. Predeceased by two brothers and a sister. Friends and relatives called at the Hinnegan-Peseski Funeral 156 William St. South, from where the funeral service was held in the chapel on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2000 at 2 p.m. with Chaplain Susan Jolley of Victoria Residence officiating. Burial took place in Farringdon Cemetery, Brantford. Donations to the charity of the donor’s choice were appreciated.