At the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Thursday, November 8, 2001.
Raymond A. Murphy of St. Thomas, beloved husband for over 62 years of Mrs. Margaret (Uhrig) Murphy, in his 91st year.
Mr. Murphy was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church, St. Thomas, a former member of the Session of the church and a member of St. David’s Lodge #302, A.F. & A.M., St. Thomas.
Dear brother of James Murphy and his wife Kathleen of Owen Sound.
Also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by four brothers, Frank, Ewart, Harry and Douglas Murphy and by two sisters, Mrs. Alma Sloan and Mrs. Kay Maltman. Friends will be received at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas on Sunday evening from 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be conducted on Monday at 1:00 p.m.
Following cremation, interment in Chesley Cemetery, Chesley, Ontario.
Memorial donations to the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital Foundation or The Lung Association gratefully acknowledged.
A memorial service will be conducted at the funeral home on Sunday at 7 p.m. under the auspices of St. David’s Lodge #302, A.F. & A.M.
At her residence on Saturday, November 10th, 2001.
Jean Bogusz of the Valleyview Home, St. Thomas in her 89th year.
Loved wife of the late William Piper and the late William Bogusz (1990) and dear mother of Bill Piper of British Columbia.
Predeceased by a number of brothers and sisters.
Jean issurvived by numerous nieces an nephews.
Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will beheld Tuesday at 11:00 a.m.
Interment to follow at the Elmdale Cemetery.
Visitation prior to the service from 10 to 11 a.m.
Remembrances may be made to the charity of ones choice.
At the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Sunday, November 11, 2001.
Ronald F. Claridge of St. Thomas, in his 75th year.
Born in St. Thomas on March 25, 1927, son of the late Frederick and late Lilian (Claridge) Claridge.
Father of Wanda Penney and her husband Ken of Edmonton, AB, Ron Claridge and his wife Deb of Meadow Lake, Sask., Allan Claridge of St. Thomas, Andy Claridge and his wife Mary-Lynne, Chris Claridge and his wife Angela, all of Edmonton, AB.
Dear partner of Lucille “Lucy” Robbins and her children, Shirley Tait and her partner George, Glenn Tait and his partner Nancy, Minnie Ann Martin and her partner Brady, all of St. Thomas and Lana Larson and her husband Russ of Thunder Bay.
Brother of Vera Lammiman and her husband Clare, Jean Gray, all of St. Thomas, Shirley Claridge of Durham, George Claridge and his wife Sylvia of Haliburton and Arthur Claridge of Whitby.
Also survived by a number of grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas on Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be conducted on Saturday at 11:00 a.m.
Interment in South Park Cemetery, St. Thomas.
Memorial donations to Animal Aid gratefully acknowledged.
Bonnie Jean of Santa Cruz County, California and formerly of Frome, Ontario, on Sunday, November 4th, 2001, in her 35th year.
Beloved wife of Donald L.
Evans and loved daughter of Jim and Jessie (Annett) Beharrell of Frome.
Dear sister of Tom Beharrell of Frome and Barbara Beharrell of St. Thomas.
Bonnie is also lovingly remembered by her grandmother Freda Beharrell of Shedden and by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Bonnie’s death was due to a fall while on vacation in California.
She was employed as a funeral counsellor at Normans Family Chapel in Soquel California.
A Public Memorial service will be held Sunday November 18, 2001 at 3:00 p.m. at the Pearce Williams Christian Centre.
Visitation prior to the service on Sunday from 2-3 p.m.
Remembrances may be made to Pearce Williams Christian Centre.
(Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas in charge of arrangements).
David of St. Thomas, on Thursday, November 15, 2001, at St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in his 78th year.
Brother of Donald Ryckman and Emma Easton, both of St. Thomas and Helen Ryckman of Orillia.
Step-father of Cecil Ryckman.
Also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.
A private family service will be held.
Interment of ashes in St. Thomas Cemetery.
No visitation. Remembrances may be made to the charity of choice.
(Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St. in charge of arrangements).
Peacefully at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital Continuing Care Centre on Wednesday, November 14, 2001.
Lena Meharg of Aylmer in her 92nd year.
Beloved wife of the late Lloyd Meharg (1975).
Dear mother of Shirley Helmer and husband Nelson of R.R.#2 Springfield, Donna Parker and husband Carl of Aylmer, Bob Meharg of Springfield and Ethel Williams of R.R.#7 St. Thomas.
Sister to Thresa Bambach of Lansing, Michigan and Frank Bambach and wife Thresa of Kindi, Michigan.
Also survived by and 2 son-in-laws; Louis Kirk and Raymond Spooner, 14 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren.
Predeceased by 2 daughters; Mary Lou Spooner and Geraldine Kirk. Born in Pennsylvania, U.S.A. on August 4, 1910, daughter of the late Nicholas and Elizabeth (Remsing) Bambach.
With her husband, Lena farmed at Kingsmill for many years before moving to Aylmer.
She lived at Fath Ave. in Aylmer for 26 years.
Friends may call at the H. A. Kebbel Funeral Home, Aylmer on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Friday, November 16, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. Interment, Tillsonburg Cemetery.
Rev. Norman Jones officiating.
Donations to the Charity of choice would be appreciated.
Stella May Smith, cherished wife and soul mate for 55 years of the late Stanley Charles Smith (1991), born in Dexter, August 9, 1915, daughter of George and Elizabeth (Millman) Ryckman, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Thursday the 15th of November 2001.
Devoted mother of Kenneth and Marlene Smith, of Nipissing, Shirley and Norman Bobier, of Kitchener, and Sharon Marshall, of Port Stanley.
Loving grandmother of Sherry and Robert Johnstone, Kevin Smith and Kelly Jacobs, Scott Smith and Janice Winkworth, of St. Thomas, Greg and Christina Bobier, of Waterloo, Brad Bobier and Patti Whitefoot, of Dundas, and Matthew Marshall, of Port Stanley, and his girlfriend Lorianne Danbrook. Loved great grandmother for Sheryl and Steven Johnstone, Christopher and Gabriel Bobier, and Christopher Jacobs.
Cherished sister of Blanche Shannon, of St. Thomas and dear sister-in-law of Alice Ryckman, of Aylmer.
Also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by brothers Isaac Henry, Clifton, Robert and George Ryckman.
Stella worked the family farm with her husband and son at R.R.#2 Port Stanley until retiring a number of years ago to St. Thomas.
She was an active member of the Dexter United Church and the Dexter UCW.
She will always be remembered by her friends and family for her handmade quilts, her craft-work and her green thumb.
Extended family and friends will be received at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and where funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 17th at 1:00 p.m.
Interment will be in Union Cemetery, with reception to follow at the Dexter Hall.
Donations may be made to the charity of choice.
Alexander, Alex passed suddenly at his home in St. Thomas on Monday, December 3rd, 2001, in his 57th year.
Loving friend and companion to Janet Paurys and her children, Ron and his wife Doreen Paurys of St. Thomas and Paul Paurys of Guelph.
Survived by his mother Yolanda Csomor of Chatham, his sister Susan and her husband Brian Maw of Stoney Point and niece Lisa Vanlandyt of Windsor.
Father of Tracy Babo and partner Robert Richard of Wallaceburg, Kim Babo and her partner John Crombez of Chatham and Jessica Babo of Wallaceburg.
A loving grandfather who will always be remembered by Jennifer and Ashley, Shaylyn and Robbie, Tyler and Aaron.
Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St. St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m.
Cremation to follow in London.
Visitation Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m.
Remembrances may be made to the charity of one's choice.