Date of Death: October 7th 2003
CRISTOVAO - At L.H.G. Mitton St. Site, on Tuesday, October 7, 2003, MARIA CRISTOVAO, age 79 of Sarnia. Beloved wife of the late Manuel. Dear mother of Carlos, Sarnia and Lucilia Medeiros, Portugal. Loving grandmother of Jason Cristovao (Dove Fisher), Sarnia, Rahat Altaf, Sarnia and Filipa Medeiros, Portugal. Great-grandmother of Michael, Donaven, Ashlynn and Whittney. Also survived by son-in-law Mike Altaf. Predeceased by a daughter Maria Jose. Visitation at the McKenzie & Blundy Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 431 Christina St. N., Sarnia Friday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. where prayers will be offered at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph's Church. Cremation to follow.
Date of Death: November 28th 2003
Cowell, Maxine (nee Stockwell). 91 years, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 28, 2003 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Late of Ruthven. Beloved wife of the late Arnold Cowell (1974). Loving mother of Doug Cowell and wife Ruby, Ruthven; Lloyd Cowell and wife Marianne, Rochester Hills, MI; Allen Cowell, Ottawa. Dearest grandmother of 8 and great grandmother of 13. Dear sister of Marie McGuire, Leamington; Garnet Stockwell, Windsor; Cliff Stockwell and wife Jean, Cottam; and sister-in-law Barbara Stockwell, Peterborough. Predeceased by her parents George and Mima Stockwell, brother Wallace Stockwell, sister Madeline Kennedy and husband Sterling, sister-in-law Ruth Stockwell and brother-in-law Jack McGuire. Maxine was a member of the Ruthven Rebekah Lodge #188. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home, 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Maxine’s life, from the Funeral Home, on Monday, December 1, 2003 at 11 a.m. Rev. Stephen Jones offictiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. In kindness, memorial donations, made by cheque, to the Leamington Hospital Foundation or to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Cousineau, Joseph Gerald
Date of Death: September 16th 2003
COUSINEAU, (Joe) Joseph Gerald -peacefully at home in Coldwater on Tuesday, September 16, 2003, in his 78th year. Joe, beloved husband of Margaret (nee Genelle). Dear father of Jack and wife Milly of Coldwater, David and wife Marie of Honey Harbour and Susan Schell and husband John of Kilworthy. Loved grandfather of Shawn, Melissa, Lorne Lisa, the late Mark and great grandfather of Patricia, Danielle, Christopher, Samanatha, Nathan and Lucas. Joe is survived by 12 brothers and sisters and predeceased by one brother. He will also be missed by many nieces and nephews. The late Mr. Joe Cousineau will rest at the Mundell Funeral Home, 789 West St. N., Orillia, on Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Funeral service in the chapel on Saturday morning, September 20th, at 11 o'clock. Interment, St. Michael's Cemetery, Orillia. If desired, memorial donations made to the Shriners would be appreciated by the family.
Kok, Albert Roelofs
Date of Death: November 30th 2003
Kok, Albert Roelofs
October 10, 1913 - November 30, 2003
"If God is for us, who can be against us". Romans 8:31b.
On Sunday November 30, 2003, after being blessed with 90 years of life, the Lord called home unto Himself from Shalom Manor, Grimsby, our dear father, grand father and great grandfather. Predeceased by his loving wife Grietje (Winter) Kok (Nov. 3, 1982). Albert is survived by his children John and Mary Ann Kok of Grimsby, Grace and Dick Nykamp of R.R. 2, Hagersville, Peter and Jenny Kok of Surrey, B.C., Jane and Dave Muizelaar of Coaldale, Alta., Albert and Ann Kok of Taber, Alta., Henry and Debbie Kok of R.R. 3, Waterford, Mary and Hans Boks of Hamilton and Tony and Karen Kok of Iron Springs, Alta. Loving grand father of 36 grandchildren and 33 great grandchildren. Also survived by sister-in-law Trientje Kok of Holland. Brother of the late Willem, Albert and Marie. Friends are invited to call at Cooper Funeral Home, 19 Talbot Street West, Jarvis on Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Following a family graveside service at Knox Presbyterian Church Cemetery, the family invites relatives and friends to atten the funeral service which will be held at Ebenezer Christian Reformed Church on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. Donations to Shalom Manor, Grimsby would be appreciated by the family.
Graham, Elva May
Date of Death: October 2003
GRAHAM; ELVA MAY (nee CHRYSLER) (Member of the Dalrymple United Church)
-peacefully at the Atrium Retirement Home, in her 98th year. Elva Graham of Lake Dalrymple, beloved wife of the late Chester Graham. Loving mother of Jim & wife Ellen, Lois Feltis (predeceased) & husband Tom all of Lake Dalrymple, Jean Jones of Lindsay. Loved by her grandchildren Heather Graham, Rob Graham, Sara Dunkley & husband Brad, Chyrl Bourassa & husband Troy, Peter Feltis & partner Kara Backway, Randy Feltis, Patrick Jones & wife Suzanne, and Justin Jones, and her 2 great grandchildren Sophie Bourassa & Liam Feltis. Survived by her sister Mirell Chrysler of Lake Dalrymple, and predeceased by her brother Roy Chrysler. The Late Mrs. Elva Graham will rest at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St. N., Orillia from 7-9 p.m. Friday. Funeral Service in the chapel, on Saturday afternoon, October 4th at 3 p.m. Interment, Dalrymple United Church Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations to Dalrymple United Church, Canadian Cancer Society, or the charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated.
Gray, Keith Eugene
Date of Death: September 7th 2003
GRAY, Keith Eugene (Veteran WWII, Legion Member-Midland/Sarnia Branches) Courageously and fiercely, Keith passed away on Sunday, September 7th at Hillcrest Nursing Home, Midland. His beloved wife and friend of 54 years, Rose Marion (nee Stelman) predeceased him on June 2nd, 2000. His son Douglas and wife Patricia survive him. As well, he was the loving grandfather of Jamie and Jeremy Gray and his partner Sarah Perry, Nicholas, Sarah, Jason and Danielle Bentley. There will be a Memorial Service held in the chapel of the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St.,N., Orillia, on Friday September 12 at 3 o'clock. Private interment of his ashes will be in Caledonia. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Giresi, Vincenza Elenora
Date of Death: November 9th 2003
GIRESI - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of VINCENZA ELENORA (RUSO) GIRESI, age 64, on November 9, 2003 at Sarnia General Hospital. Beloved wife of 31 years to Gandolfo Giresi. Loving mother of David Giresi and friends Stephanie and Julia Hicks of Sarnia. Devoted step-mother of Salvatore Giresi and wife Joanne, Joe Giresi, Tony Giresi and wife Julie all of Sarnia. Cherished Nonna of Austin Giresi, Michael, Matthew, Caterina and Marcus Giresi, Ashley and Aaylea Giresi, Brooke, Alana, Jerica, Jacob and Madison Giresi all of Sarnia. Dear sister of Ida and husband Vincenzo of Italy, Corita and husband Vincenzo of Venezuela and brother-in-law Antonio of Italy. Loving cousin of Maria Barbato and family, Ralph Grasso and wife Paolina and family, Chris Grasso and wife Emilia and family all of Sarnia. Aunt of many nieces and nephews in Italy and Venezuela. Predeceased by her parents, sister Elvira of Italy and infant son Joseph Giresi. Mrs. Giresi along with her husband owned at operated 'Granny's Pizza' in Reece's Corners for approximately 20 years. Visitation at the McKenzie & Blundy Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 431 Christina St. N., Sarnia, Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with prayers and eulogies offered at 8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 a.m.Thursday, November 13, 2003 at St. Peter's Church, 756 Maxwell St. Interment Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the L.H.G. Cardiac Care, 89 Norman St., Sarnia N7T 6S3.
Hagan, Barbara Helen
Date of Death: November 17th 2003
HAGEN - Suddenly at home, on Monday, November 17, 2003, BARBARA HELEN (COCHRANE) HAGEN, age 76 of Sarnia. Beloved wife of the late Earl Hagen (1999). Loving mother of Patricia and her husband Neil Bowman, St. Albert, Alta, Marie Denys, Sarnia, Mike and his wife Georgina, Sarnia and Mark and his wife Stacey, Brigden. Loving grandmother of Mary, Erin, Stacy, Carla, Jeremy, Tim and Eric, Alex, Paul & Michael. Great-grandmother of Victoria. Dear sister of Eula Hopper, Murphy Lake, N.S., Pat Ward & her husband Ev, Summerside, P.E.I., sister-in-law of Rolena Cochrane, Kentville, N.S. Predeceased by son Robert Hagen, brother Harley and parents Myrtle & James Cochrane. Mrs. Hagen was a registered nurse graduating from Grace Hospital, Halifax, class of 1948 and worked at the St. Joseph's Hospital for many years. Barbara also drove the 'Share' bus for 13 years. Cremation has taken place. A family graveside service celebrating Barbara's life will be held at Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to the McKenzie & Blundy Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 431 N. Christina St., Sarnia (519-344-3131). As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may send memorial donations to the charity of choice.
Date of Death: September 10th 2003
HAGGARTY - Suddenly, as a result of an accident, RAYMOND HAGGARTY age 75, peacefully at LHG Palliative Care on September 10, 2003. Loving husband of Nellie (Richardson). Dear son of Thelma and the late George Haggarty, and brother of Tom Haggarty & wife Geraldine, Bright's Grove; Merial Loosemore & husband Jim, Pt. Edward; Jim Haggarty & wife Doreen, Markdale, ON; Dale Haggarty & wife Karen, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; Doreen McCallum & husband Jim, Sarnia; and half-brother of Edith Hyatt & the late Albert, Petrolia. Dear uncle of Bonnie (Ted) Perryman, Corunna; Tom Haggarty, Pt. Edward; Brenda (Jim) Hardy, Bright's Grove; James (Cathy) Haggarty, Brampton; Dana Gallant, Calgary; Mark Haggarty and Kalie Haggarty, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; James (Pam) Bartley, Sarnia; Pam (Chris) Scott, Windsor; Gordon Hyatt, Petrolia; David (Cathy) Hyatt, Whitby; and Wanda Hyatt, Petrolia. Great uncle to many great nieces and nephews. Predeceased by half-brother Preston Haggarty. Ray was a long time member of Temple Baptist Church and was a past employee of Imperial Oil and Robbie's Renovation's. Visitation at the McKenzie & Blundy Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 431 Christina St. N., Sarnia on Monday from 12:30 - 2 p.m. Funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Monday, September 15, 2003 in the McKenzie & Blundy Chapel celebrated by Paster Jake Spenler and Dr. Roy Lawson. Interment Lakeview Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may send memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, 118 Victoria Ave., N., Sarnia N7T 5W9 or the Canadian Diabetes Association, 415 Exmouth St., Sarnia N7T 8A4. A heartfelt thank you to all the staff at Vision Nursing Home, LHG Mitton St. Site and Palliative Care and to Terry McDonald for the kindness he always had shown Raymond.
Higgins, Helen McGarrity
Date of Death: October 9th 2003
Higgins, Helen McGarrity. At Norfolk Hospital Nursing Home, Simcoe on Thursday October 9, 2003. Helen (Harrison) Higgins of Port Dover, in her 73rd year. Beloved wife of Harry Higgins. Dear daughter of Nellie Harrison and the late Patrick of Airdrie, Scotland. Dear mother of James and Patricia of Truro, N.S., Eleanor and Robert Plain of Ajax and Barry Higgins of Toronto. Loving grandmother of Jaclyn and Kristyn Plain, Kathleen, Samantha and Meredith Higgins. Sister of Mary Brannan of Airdrie, Peggy and David Mitchell of Scarborough, Charlie and Bobbie or Airdrie, John of Wishaw, Scotland, Ann and Doug Evans of Liverpool, England and the late Betty Hunter and James Harrison. Helen will be missed by her many nieces and nephews and close circle of friends. Friends are invited to call at Cooper Funeral Home, 19 Talbot St. W., Jarvis on Monday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral service for Helen will be held at Cooper Funeral Home on Tuesday at 11:00 a..m. Cremation followed by family interment at Port Dover Cemetery. Donations to Alzheimers Society of Norfolk, Parkinson Foundation or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.