McDonald, Pearl Rebecca
Date of Death: October 26th 2003
McDonald, Pearl Rebecca “Betty” At Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie on Sunday, October 26, 2003. Pearl McDonald (nee Lancaster) of Utopia and formerly of Owen Sound in her 82nd year. Wife of the late Earl Fraser McDonald. Dear sister of Emmerson Lancaster of Thornbury. Aunt Betty will be sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by two brothers Cecil and Donald Lancaster. Friends are invited to the Tannahill Funeral Home, 376- 3710 for visiting on Tuesday from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. David Stead officiating. Interment, Greenwood Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, the family would appreciate memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society.
Date of Death: October 8th 2003
McCULLOUGH, JAMES (JIM) peacefully at home, Orillia, on Wednesday, October 8th, 2003, in his 83rd year. James McCullough, beloved husband of Theresa (nee Vallee) of Orillia. Loving father of Nancy Phillips & husband John of Orangeville, John, Patty Duffy & husband Peter all of Orillia, Janie Newman & husband Bill of Udney, Michael & wife Catherine, Jim Jr. & wife Tammy all of Orillia. Also loved by his 13 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter. Survived by his sister Marie Duroucher of Hawkesbury and predeceased by sister Helen Wilson. Dear uncle of Jim Wilson of Trenton. The late Mr. James McCullough will rest at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St.,N., Orillia from 2-4 & 7-9 P.M. Friday. Funeral service will be held in the parlours on Saturday morning, October 11th at 11 o'clock. Interment St.Andrew's-St.James Cemetery, Orillia. If desired, memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or Charity of Ones Choice would be appreciated.
McCrea, Helen Ruth
Date of Death: August 3rd 2003
McCREA, HELEN RUTH (nee Shier) (Past Matron - Peace Rose Chapter #315, O.E.S. Georgetown) suddenly at the Orillia Soldiers Memorial Hospital, on Sunday, August 3rd, 2003 in her 83rd year. Ruth McCrea of Big Cedar Estates Hawkestone, formerly of Georgetown, loving wife of the late Gerald McCrea. Dear mother of Gary of Elmira and Judy & husband Bob Fundingsland of Montana. Adored by her grandchildren Carrie Fundingsland & husband Francis Okwu of Los Angeles, C.A., David Fundingsland of New York and her great granddaughter Anika Okwu. Predeceased by her sisters & brothers Mary, Harold, Walter, Isabel and Elizabeth. Friends will be received by the family at Forest Home United Church, R.R.#1 Forest Home, Orillia, on Friday, August 8th from 1 P.M. until time of Memorial service at 2 P.M.. If desired, memorial donations to the Forest Home United Church, Orillia, Knox Presbyterian Church, Georgetown, Crystal Cathedral, Garden Grove, C.A. and the Peace Rose Chapter #315, O.E.S. would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St.,N., Orillia
McAdam, Janet 'Jenny'
Date of Death: October 18th, 2003
McAdam, Janet Burns "Jenny" - at the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital on Saturday, October 18, 2003, in her 85th year. Janet McAdam (nee Crawford) beloved wife of the late John Caldwell McAdam. Loved mother of Iain MacAdam and wife Sandra of Pictou, Nova Scotia, David MacAdam of Oakville, William McAdam and wife Virginia of Windsor and Elizabeth McAdam of Warminster. Loving grandmother of Laura and Todd MacAdam, Kellye Gain and husband Chris, Andrew MacAdam and wife Kim, Cara Bonner and husband Jeff, Bryan McAdam and wife Lisa Deguire, Paul Hiles and wife Susan, Lesley Sabourin and husband Remi, Darrel Colyer and great-grandmother of Alec, Chelsea, Ashley, Brodie, KaSandra, Kirsten, Brianna, Rhiannon, Jacob, Benjamin, Alex, Katelynn and Destiney. Dear sister of Annie Gardiner and Bobby Crawford and wife Jean of Scotland and the late William Crawford. Missed aunt of Colin Gardiner and wife Marion and their children Vikki Brown and husband Kenneth and Craig Gardiner. She will also be missed by her nieces, nephews and other family in Scotland. Cremation will be followed by the family receiving friends at St. Athanasius Church, 10 Westmount Dr. N., Orillia on Wednesday afternoon, October 22nd, from 1 o'clock until time of memorial service at 2 o'clock. If desired, memorial donations made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Mundell Funeral Home, Orillia.
Mason, Albert Edward
Date of Death: October 16th 2003
Mason, Albert Edward, 83 years, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 16, 2003 at the Sun Parlor Home, surrounded by his family. Albert was born October 27, 1919 and was a loving husband to Jean (Bristow) for 61 years. Devoted father of Jo-Anne and Garnet Jaynes, Kingsville; Jackie and Glenn Hodge, Peterborough. Dearest grandfather to Kathy and John Spevak, Ruthven; Matthew and Sarah Jaynes, Almonte; Vanessa Hodge, San Mateo, Calif.; Shane Hodge, Toronto; Stephanie and Harshad Varsani, London, UK. Great grandfather to Veronika, Natasha and Chelsea Spevak and Owen Jaynes. Dear brother of Kathleen Anderson, Elaine Bell and the late Thomas Mason and Lena Waggot. Dear brother-in-law to Mary Simpson and the late Pearl Longland. Many loving nieces and nephews also survive. Albert was with the RCAF and a veteran of WWII. He retired from Chrysler Canada in 1981 and enjoyed being a school bus driver part time along with working on the family farm with wife Jean, until they moved to Kingsville in 1997. Albert was also a Councillor and Deputy Reeve of Gosfield South Township. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home, 14 Russell Street Leamington (326-2631) on Sunday 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Albert’s life, from the funeral home on Monday, October 20, 2003 at 11 a.m. Rev. Colin Swan officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Alzheimer Society or charity of your choice.
Walton, Mary Leone
Date of Death: October 7th 2003
WALTON, Mary Leone Peacefully at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie, on Tuesday, October 7th, 2003. Mary Walton (nee Bradley) of Barrie, in her 78th year. Beloved wife of the late Charles Walton. Loving mother of Beryl Cole of Barrie, George Walton (wife Karla) of Owen Sound, Nancy Harwood (husband Ron) of Toronto, Evelyn Wright (husband Ashley) of Angus. She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren Alicia, Curtis, Adam, Steven, Wayne, Jesse, Jeffrey, Shane and Brandon. Great Granma of Hanna. Dear sister of Beth Embree of Brampton, predeceased by her sister Lily and brother Jack. Friends may call at the STECKLEY-GOODERHAM FUNERAL HOME, (Minet’s Point Road at Yonge Street ) Barrie, on Thursday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, October 10th, 2003, at 11:00 a.m. Interment Glendale Memorial Gardens, Toronto. Memorial donations to a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.
Wainman, Howard L.
Date of Death: August 30th 2003
WAINMAN, HOWARD L. (Flight Lieutenant in the R.C.A.F. - Decorated W.W.II Veteran - served 2 tours of duty, Recipient of the D.F.C.) (Ret'd Commercial Pilot) peacefully at the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hosptial on Saturday, August 30th, 2003; in his 88th year. Howard Wainman, of Orillia, beloved husband of the late Constance Wainman (nee, Partington). Loving father of Guy & wife Wendy of Orillia and cherished grandfather of Aleda of Toronto and Samantha & husband Jay Welbourn of Hamilton. Dear brother of Ivy Eberhard of Toronto, George, Dorothy & Grace all predeceased. Lovingly remembered by nieces and nephews. The late Mr. Howard Wainman will rest at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St., N., Orillia on Friday, September 5th from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 P.M. Cremation will be followed by a Celebration of Howard's Life held in the chapel on Friday afternoon, September 12th at 1 o'clock. Interment:- St. Andrew's -St. James' Cemetery, Orillia. If desired, Memorial Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be gratefully appreciated. Members of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #34 are asked to gather in the chapel for service Friday evening, September 5th at 6:45.
Date of Death: November 2003
VETTURETTI, FRANCO - died peacefully with his loving wife and daughter at his side, after a courageous battle with cancer, age 64. Franco will be missed by all who loved him, mainly his beloved wife Nicole, his cherished daughter Lidia, son-in-law Tom Elias, loving family in Italy and a million friends across Sarnia and Niagara-on-the-Lake. He will be fondly remembered for his jokes, his big heart and his ability to fix anything and everything. Visitation will be held at the McKenzie & Blundy Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 431 N. Christina St., Sarnia, Sunday, 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. where prayers will be offered at 7:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Monday, December 1st, at St. Peter’s Church. Interment Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may send memorial donations to Cancer Society, 118 Victoria St. N., Sarnia, N7T 5W9 or the Dialysis Unit at Hotel Dieu Hospital, 155 Ontario St., St. Catharines, L2R 5K3.
Van Noort, Robert Francis
Date of Death: September 22nd 2003
Van Noort, Robert Francis "Bob" Peacefully at home with his family by his side on September 22, 2003, at the age of 46. Beloved husband of Sharon (Bellisle) Van Noort. Loving and devoted father of Arian and Tanner Van Noort. Respected and loved step-father of Keith Bellisle (Stephanie), of Port McNicoll and Kim Bellisle of Midland. Special papa of Dylan Bellisle. Loving brother of Mike Van Noort (Debra) of Orillia, Peter Van Noort (Debbie) of Orillia, Annette Beatty (Bob) of Erickson, Manitoba, Patty McQuaid (Allan) of Orillia, Theo Van Dyk (Brenda) of Uptergrove, Henry Van Dyk of Stratford, Mary Balderson (Jack) of Crown Hill. Dear son of Bert Van Dyk of Uptergrove. Son-in-law of Lewis Gordanier of Midland. Predeceased by his parents Hank Van Noort and Ida Van Dyk. Bob will be fondly remembered by nieces, nephews, friends, and co-workers of Barrie Welding. Friends and relatives may call at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St. N., Orillia from 2-4 p.m. & 7-9 p.m. Saturday. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Sunday afternoon, September 28th at 3 o'clock. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the R.V.H. - Oncology Unit or the Melanoma Research Fund (Princess Margaret Hospital).
Vandersteen, Shirley Ann
Date of Death: October 11th 2003
VANDERSTEEN - At LHG Palliative Care on October 11, 2003, SHIRLEY ANN (GORAYEB) VANDERSTEEN, age 60, of Sarnia. Beloved wife of Michael Soltys. Cherished mother of Paul & Julie Vandersteen and Andrew & Karrie Vandersteen. Dear grandmother of Brendan, Erica, Kyle and Jacob. Shirley was predeceased by her first husband Louis Vandersteen (1992). Daughter of the late Paul (1997) & Genevieve Gorayeb (1991) Sister of Florence & Sarkice Nedder of Tucson, AZ. Eli & Suzanne Gorayeb of London, ON. Predeceased by a sister Doreen Lachman.(1996). Dear niece of Simone Harper of Sarnia. Dear friend of Carole Devries of Sarnia. Step mother of Anthony, Barbara and Danielle. Also survived by many brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Shirley was employed by the Lambton County Roman Catholic Separate School Board and the Conseil Scolaire de District des Ecoles Catholiques du S.O. for many years. She was a past member of the C.W.L. of St. Philip's and St. Thomas Aquinas parishes. Visitation at the McKenzie & Blundy Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 431 N. Christina St., Sarnia on Tuesday 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where prayers will be offered Wednesday at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. Thursday October 15, 2003 at St. Thomas Aquinas Church. Interment St. Joseph ’s Cemetery, Corunna. As an expression of sympathy friends who wish may send memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society 118 Victoria St. N. Sarnia, N7T 5W9 or the LHG - Palliative Care, 89 Norman St., Sarnia N7T 6S3.
Date of Death: August 16th 2003
Untch, John, 75 years peacefully on Saturday August 16, 2003 at Leamington Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Elisabeta (Salmen) for 49 years. Loving father of John and wife Erika, Lasalle; Helene Untch, Richmond Hill; Linda Bublitz and husband Marvin, Monkton, and Elizabeth DiMenna and husband Fermi, Ruthven. Dear grandfather of Werner and Ricky Untch, Nicole, Kevin, Alyssa and Kayla Bublitz and Brandon, Kristen and Darrin DiMenna. Dearest brother of Wilhelm, Windsor; Regina Klein and husband Frank, Harrow ; Johanna Balasch and husband Nick, Windsor; Hilda Sterczer, Leamington. John will also be remembered by his sisters-in-law Sara Untch, Leamington, Johanna Mueller and husband Andreas, Ingolstadt, Germany and many nieces and nephews. John is predeceased by his parents John & Regina Untch (1988), his brother Daniel (1997), an infant brother Heinrich (1940) and his brother-in-law Hans Sterczer (2000). Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home, 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Tuesday 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate John’s life from St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Sherk Street on Wednesday August 20, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Glenn Sellick officiating. Interment Evergreen Cemetery, Leamington. Memorial donations made by cheque to Hospice of Windsor Essex County, Windsor Regional Cancer Center or Leamington Hospital’s Serenity Rooms would be appreciated.