ROSS - At Extendicare, Port Stanley on Wednesday, January 31, 2001. M. Clair Ross of St. Thomas, husband of the late Mrs. F.M. "Reta" (Lanning) Ross (May 17, 1999), in his 78th year. Father of Miles Ross and his wife Evelyn of Burlington and Allen Ross and his wife Sharon Houghton-Ross of Midland, Michigan. Grandfather of Adam, Jon, Katie, Colleen, Andrea and Damon Ross. Brother of Mrs. Betty Oliver and her husband Don of Cherry Grove, Alberta, Rev. Vernon Ross and his wife Eleanor of R.R.#1, Earlville, New York and Leon Ross and his wife Jean of London. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Friendswill be received at the Sifton Funeral Home. 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas on Friday afternoon from 2-4 p.m. where the funeral service will be conducted on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. Interment in Elmdale Memorial Park, St. Thomas. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Centre St. Baptist Church Memorial Fund gratefully acknowledged.
CSETRI - Peacefully at her home in St. Thomas after a long battle from a premature birth on Friday, February 2, 2001. Paige Garnet, born March 17, 2000, special daughter of Dennis and Cheryl Csetri of St. Thomas. Born a triplet sister to Hunter Evan and the late Alexander Emery Csetri. Dear granddaughter of Grace Csetri and the late Adolf and Midge Malcolm and the late Ralph. Dear niece of Ralph and his wife Lucy Malcolm, Elvira Nasso and her husband Angelo and John and the late Helen Spehar. Also survived by 8 cousins. There will be no funeral home visitation. Family and friends are welcomed to a Funeral Mass at St. Anne's Church, 20 Morrison Drive, St. Thomas on Monday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock. Interment in Holy Family Mausoleum, St. Peter's Cemetery, London on Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Donations to N.I.C.U. St. Joseph's Hospital Foundation or the P.C.C.U. Children's Hospital of Western Ontario would be appreciated. A special thanks to the staff of N.I.C.U. at St. Joseph's Hospital, Dr. Henry Roukema, Cathy Taylor, Staff of P.C.C.U. and 6 east at Children's Hospital of Western Ontario, Dr. Yves Oullette, Ruth McLean and also a special thanks to Dr. Paul Kerr and Dr. Andrew Ballard of St. Thomas. (John T. Donohue Funeral Home, 519-434-2708).
CALIS - Adriana (Jane). Peacefully in Mississauga, Ontario on Friday, February 2, 2001, in her 87th year. Beloved wife of the late Cornelis Nicolaas Calis. Loving mother of Sister Delia Calis, Trudy and her husband Jim Speed, Garry and his wife Irene, Ted and his wife Collette, Mary and her husband John Henderson and the late Gertje and Henry. Dear grandma of 14 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. She will be sadly missed by all her relatives and friends. Mrs. Calis is resting at the funeral home of Skinner and Middlebrook Ltd., 128 Lakeshore Road East (1 block west of Hurontario St.), Mississauga on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Prayers Monday at 3:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Christopher's Church, 1171 Clarkson Road North, Mississauga on Tuesday, February 6, 2001 at 9:00 a.m. Interment Holy Angels' Cemetery, St. Thomas, Ontario. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.
DEWAR - Lynne, at Pembroke General Hospital on Saturday afternoon, February 3rd, 2001, in her 83rd year. Lynne Dewar of Pembroke, Ontario and formerly of St. Thomas, Ontario and Sudbury, Ontario, beloved wife of the late Kenneth G. Dewar. Loving sister of Lorraine Giles (Ralph) of Toronto, Ontario and Teresa Morglan (Bill) of Pembroke, Ontario. Daughter of the late Peter and Lucia (nee Huard) Rouleau, and step-daughter of the late Cecilia Rouleau (nee Pappin). Predeceased by her brother, Justin Rouleau. At Lynne's request, there will be no visitation at the funeral home. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass to be celebrated in Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Pembroke, on Tuesday morning February 6th, 2001 at 11 o'clock. Interment in St. Columba's Cemetery, Pembroke, Ontario. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of the Murphy Funeral Home, Pembroke, Ontario (613) 735-5711.
LIVINGSTON - At the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Sunday, February 4, 2001, Watkin Eugene Livingston of St. Thomas and formerly Aylmer in his 94th year. Bornin Wycomb, Ontario on August 27th, 1908, son of the late Jacob and Rosetta (Helmer) Livingston. Beloved husband of the late Lena Elizabeth (Whetstone) Livingston (1999). Dear brother to Louise Daniel of St. Thomas. Hewill be sadly missed by a number of nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brother Walter Livingston. Friends may call at the H. A. Kebbel Funeral Home, Aylmer on Tuesday 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. Reverend Mike Wellwood officiating. Interment Dorchester Union Cemetery. Donations to Trinity Anglican Church would be appreciated.
BIEBRACH - Hedwig L., at Metcalfe Gardens, St. Thomas on Sunday, February 4, 2001. Hedwig Biebrach, in her 86th year, dearly loved mother of Dorothy Green and her husband Jim of Toronto, and the late Adelheid Biebrach. Loved grandmother of Steven Green and his wife Christy Clare, David Green and Kevin Green all of Toronto. The family will receive their friends at the R. E. Allen Funeral Chapel, 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday afternoon and evening. Funeral service will be held at St. Hilda's - St. Luke's Anglican Church, 185 Elm Street, St. Thomas, Wednesday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. After cremation, interment will be made in Highland Memorial Gardens, Toronto. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or St. Hilda's - St. Luke's Anglican Church Memorial Fund would be appreciated by the family.
CASEY - At home with his family on Monday, February 5th, 2001. James Joseph Casey of St. Thomas in his 61st year, after a long courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Son of the late Ambrose and Nora Casey, Jim was the beloved husband of 35 years of Mary (McIver) Casey, dearly loved father of Kristopher and his wife Carolyn of Oshawa, Kelly and her husband Danny of Frederick, Maryland andKate and Karen Casey at home. Loved grandpa of Casey Noel Beins. Jim is also survived by his loving sisters Barb Dunlop and her husband Bill of London; Noreen Munro and her husband Don of St. Thomas. Jim is also lovingly remembered by a sister-in-law Maureen Gilbert and her husband Rick of Port Stanley and an aunt Marguerite (Dete) Watson of Berkley, Michigan. Jim was the loved uncle of Tim Gilbert; David and Kim Dunlop; Steve and Maria Dunlop; Scott and Heather Dunlop; Janice Elaine Dunlop, Jason Dunlop; Cathy and Randy Liebreghts; Mary Anne and Bill Kellett and Julie Munro. Great uncle of C.J.; Alex, Leah; Tovah; Jon; Curtis; Connor; Cameron; Evan; Kyle; Megan; Ryan; Scott; Kaitlyn; Dylan; Seamus and Chris. Jim also leaves many wonderful friends whose support and comfort have sustained his family. Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas until Thursday morning and then to St. Anne's Church where Mass of the Christian Burial will be Celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Interment Holy Angels' Cemetery. Visitation Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Prayers will be recited at the funeral home Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Memorial donations to the Habitat for Humanity would be appreciated by the family. A donation will be made to the Memory Garden at Pinafore Park in remembrance of Jim.
JEWELL - Elsie (Jones) of St. Thomas, on Tuesday, February 6, 2001, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in her 89th year. Beloved wife of the late Arthur L. Jewell (June 1, 1993) and dearly loved mother of Fred Jewell, Rick and his wife Sabine Jewell, Ron and his wife Mary Ann Jewell, Irene and her husband Donald Bate and Sylvia Jewell, all of St. Thomas. Dear sister of Irene Calder of St. Thomas. Sadly missed by 11 grandchildren, a number of great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. A public memorial service will be held Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas. Cremation, with burial of ashes in Elmdale Cemetery. No visitation prior to the service. Remembrances may be made to the Parkinsons Foundation or the Alzheimer Society of Elgin-St. Thomas. A donation will be made to the Memory Gardens of Pinafore Park.