Laforge - At the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Saturday, April 20, 2002. Mrs. Hilda (Hunt) LaForge of St. Thomas, in her 84th year. Born in St. Thomas, May 7, 1918, daughter of the late George and Ethel (Parry) Hunt. Loving mother of Mrs. Karen Van Liere and her husband Matthew of Aylmer and Ms. Sylvia Randall of Las Vegas, Nevada. Dear sister of Mrs. Kathleen Oakes of Hacienda Heights, California, Mrs. Gladys Colquhoun of Leamington, and Leslie “Jim” Hunt and his wife Dorothy of London. Cherished grandmother of 3 grandchildren and 4 greatgrandchildren. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by 3 sisters, Mrs. Alice Gardner, Mrs. Doris Mickle and Mrs. Jenni Constantini and by 3 brothers, Joseph, George and Roy Hunt. The funeral service will be conducted at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington Street, St. Thomas on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. Interment in Elmdale Memorial Park. Friends will be received at the funeral home one hour prior to service time. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society gratefully acknowledged.
Begg - On April 13, 2002, Miss Jeanette E. Begg, ‘96, of Fort Myers, Florida. Predeceased by sisters Miss Kathleen Begg, of Detroit, and Mrs. Bessie Irwin of St. Thomas, and a brother, Donald J. Begg also of St. Thomas. She is survived by one nieces, Mrs. Robert Lyle and one nephew, Dr. Ian Begg, both of R.R.#1, St. Thomas. Also survived by several great nieces and nephews and great, great nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place and burial will be at Elmdale Memorial Cemetery at a later date.
Bonnett - John (Jack), 81 years, Saturday, April 20, 2002 at his home in Kingsville. Beloved husband of the late Agnes Eileen Bonnett (Barnes) (1997). Dear father of Penny and husband Ted Ball, St. Thomas; Perry and wife Carol, St. Thomas; Denny and wife Patty, Pelee Island. Loving grandfather of Jennifer and husband Andrew, Janine and fiance Paul, Julie, Derek and wife Tina, Wesley, Kelly and great grandfather of Kenzie. Dear brother of Jean Gilbert, Chatham; Dave Bonnett and wife Betty, Rondeau. Jack was a lifelong resident of Pelee Island, a Naval Veteran of WWII, a member of Pelee Masonic Lodge #627 and Royal Canadian Legion Br. #403 Pelee Island. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Wednesday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Jack’s life from the Calvary Anglican Church Parish Hall, Pelee Island on Thursday, April 25, 2002 at 1 p.m. Liz Chaplain officiating. Interment Pelee Island Cemetery. Pelee Masonic Lodge #627 Service Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Memorial donations made by cheque to the Pelee Island Heritage Centre would be appreciated.
Hawley - At St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Monday, April 22, 2002. Lloyd James Thomas Hawley of Aylmer in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of the late Marion (Landon) Hawley (Jan. 1, 2002). Dear father of Ron Hawley and wife Jane of Aylmer and Marilyn McNames and husband Bill of Aylmer. Loving grandfather of Sheri McNames and fiance Jeff Smith, Lori Trembley and husband Randy, Jodi Hawley and Janice Hawley and great grandfather to Shaye and Cale. Born in Malahide Township Ontario on July 5, 1919 son of the late Victor and Jessie (Shaw) Hawley. Lloyd was a salesman for Superior Propane and retired in 1985. He serviced in W.W.II in the Royal Canadian Army. He was a member of St. Paul’s United Church, the Col. Talbot Br. #81 of the Royal Canadian Legion and the I.O.O.F #94 Aylmer. Friends may call at the H. A. Kebbel Funeral Home, Aylmer on Tuesday 7-9 p.m. where funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2002 at 1:30 p.m. Interment, Aylmer Cemetery. Rev. Michael Wellwood, officiating. Donations to the Aylmer and Area Community Foundation would be appreciated.
Keillor - Evelyn H. (McCaffrey) of Valleyview Home, St.Thomas, on Monday, April 22, 2002, at her late residence, in her 76th year. Beloved wife of the late Ronald Lee Keillor and dearly loved mother of Charles and his wife Dorothy Keillor of London and Linda Keillor of St.Thomas. Predeceased by 2 sons Brian and George and a daughter Louise. Dear sister-inlaw of Louise Henderson of St. Thomas and loved grandmother of Brian, Roger and Robert. Sadly missed by a great grandson Michael and nieces and nephews. Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas until Thursday afternoon and then to St. Anne’s Church where Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:00 p.m. Interment Holy Angels’ Cemetery. Visitation Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Alzheimers Society, the Cancer Society or charity of choice.
Perry - Sarah of Fingal, on Monday, April 22, 2002, at her late residence, in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late Frederick Victor Perry and dearly loved mother of Sandra Fay Thomas of Fingal. Much loved special nanny of Tracey Thomas and her husband Derek Morphy of St. Thomas, Tina and her husband David Penner of Fingal and Trude Thomas of St. Thomas and their children Elissa and Julia Pennings, Andrew and Aaron Penner and Wyatt Willimott. She was the last of her family. Sarah was a member of Fingal United Church and had lived in Canada the past 37 years and prior to that, England. A Private family funeral service will be held at Williams Funeral Home on Wednesday afternoon. Interment to follow at Fingal Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to Fingal United Church. There will be no visitation.
Caughell - Lori Ellen (Walker) of Iona Station, on Tuesday, April 23rd, 2002 at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital in her 38th year. Beloved wife of Jeff Caughell and loved mother of Jenna Rose and Sarah Marie. Dearly loved daughter of Clarence and Ethel Walker, St. Thomas. Loved sister of Paul and his wife Kim Walker, Port Burwell; Valerie and her husband Buck Phillips, Manitoulin Island; Janette Walker and her fiancé Keith Holtby, Port Stanley; Joanne Walker, St. Thomas; Mark and his wife Lori Walker, St. Thomas; Christopher and his wife Mary Kay Walker, London and Scott and his wife Carolyn Walker, St. Thomas. Loved daughter-in-law of Mary Ann Caughell, Fingal and the late Herbert Caughell (1999) and dear sister-in-law of Brian and his wife Mary Ann Caughell, Steven Caughell all of Fingal and Cathy and her husband Mike Wright, Port Stanley. Lori is also survived by a number of uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews. Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas until Friday morning and then to Holy Angels’ Church where Mass of The Christian Burial will be Celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Visitation Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Interment Holy Angels’ Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Children’s Make A Wish Foundation, Cancer Society or Charity of Choice.