Date of Death: December 5th 2003
BANKA SENYK - At Lambton Hospitals Group - Palliative Care on Friday, December 5, 2003, MARIANNA (BANKA) SENYK, age 63. Beloved wife of Steve Senyk, and predeceased by beloved first husband Jan Banka (1996). Survived by her son Chester Banka & his wife Jai and their daughter Sonia of London, and her daughter Teresa & her husband Scott Reid and their children Emily and Iain of Kelowna, B.C. Sister of Genowefa Kaczorowski & husband Peter of Woodstock, and Janina Koziol & husband Eugene of Sarnia. Step-mother of Teresa Pietrzak and Chris Pristas. Step-grandmother of Michael and Robbie Pietrzak, Brian and Stephanie Rade. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents Andrzej & Stefania Widz, sister Stefania Krol and brother Andrzej Widz. Visitation at the Longworth Funeral Home, Woodstock, Sunday 2-4 and 6:30-9 p.m. where prayers will be offered at 6:30 p.m. Mass of Christain Burial 10 a.m. Monday, December 8, 2003 at Holy Cross Church, Woodstock. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery, Woodstock. Arrangements entrusted to McKenzie & Blundy Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, Sarnia (519-344-3131).
Sereney: James Stuart
Date of Death: October 30th 2003
SERENEY, James Stuart (Stu) Peacefully at the Pinegrove Lodge Nursing Home, Woodbridge, Ontario, on Thursday, October 30th, 2003. Stu Sereney of Barrie, in his 76th year. Beloved husband of Evelyn Sereney (nee Wheeler). Loving father of Gail Watson (husband Doug) of Ottawa, Jim Sereney (wife Julie) of Woodbridge, and Steve Sereney of Mississauga. He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Amanda, Adam, and Joseph. Dear brother of Dorothy Saunders (husband Gordon) of Ottawa. Friends may call at the STECKLEY-GOODERHAM FUNERAL HOME, Clapperton and Worsley Streets, Barrie, on Saturday after 2:00 p.m. until time of memorial service in the Chapel on Saturday, November 8th at 3:00 p.m. Memorial donations to the Alzheimer’s Society would be appreciated by the family.
Shepley Mills: Bertha
Date of Death: December 13th 2003
SHEPLEY MILLS, Bertha (nee Gillett) passed away peacefully at the Southgate Residence, Kingsville, on December 13, 2003, at the age of 86 years. Predeceased by husbands Richard Mills, and Edgar Shepley. Loving mother of Linda & husband Lou Kral of Amherstburg, Karen & husband Kenneth Kimball of Harrow and Stafford & husband Arthur Quick of Nova Scotia. Proud grandma of 13 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren. Also surviving are brother & sisters, Luella & Frank Malott, Robert & Kathleen Gillett, Donna Stuart, Ethel & Russ Pulley, and Patricia & Duane Cook, & sisters-in-law Germaine Gillett, Doryne Gillett & son-in-law Robert Flood. Predeceased by one daughter Katherine, sister Mabel Shepley, brothers Lorne & Jerry Gillett. Bertha was owner of Brandy Lake Cottages – Muskoka Lakes, and also Shepley Trucking and a member of the Trinity Anglican Choir. Visiting at the Stewart L Kennedy Funeral Home, 128 Talbot Street North, Essex ( 776-7378) on Sunday from 2 – 5 pm., & 7 – 9 pm., Monday 2 – 5 pm., and 7 – 9 pm. Funeral service to be held on Tuesday, December 16, 2003, at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, 92 St. Paul Street, Essex at 2:00 PM. Rev. Dana Rodgers officiating. Interment in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Oldcastle. Memorial donations to the Hospice of Windsor & Essex County or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be greatly appreciated by the family.
Date of Death: January 8th 2004
SCHICKLER - At Bluewater Health - Palliative Care on Thursday, January 8, 2004 just before her 73rd birthday. ELENORA MARIA (BAUMANN) SCHICKLER passed away comfortably after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved wife of 53 years of Lloyd Albert Schickler. Dear mother of Mark & his wife Darlene of Castlegar, B.C., Mary Ann Brooks & husband Bill, Tom & wife Ruth, Jane Chipman & husband Jay, and David & wife Brenda all of Sarnia and the late Paul Schickler (1974). Grandmother of Stephanie Mooser & husband Jeff, Cambridge, Ben & Karl Chipman, Sarnia, Anna & Alexis Schickler, Castlegar, B.C., Jake Schickler, Dartmouth, N.S. & Brock. Sister of Anna Albrecht & husband Ken, Kelowna, B.C., Joe Baumann & wife Linda, Durham and Rosalie Cudney & husband Lloyd, Elora. Visitation at the McKenzie & Blundy Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 431 Christina St. N., Sarnia, 2-5 p.m. Sunday where prayers will be offered at 3:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Fr. Len Desjardins, 11 a.m. Monday at Sacred Heart Church. Interment Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may send memorial donations to Palliative Care, 89 Norman St., N7T 6S3 or the Canadian Cancer Society, 118 N. Victoria St., N7T 5W9.
Smallwood: Howard John
Date of Death: December 11th 2003
Smallwood: Howard John (Employee of Kubota for 40 years) -at the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital on Thursday, December 11, 2003, in his 72nd year. Howard, of Ramara Twsp, best friend and husband of 52 years to Roberta (nee Hepinstall) Loving and cherished father of Sandra Dowell and husband Eric, Bob Smallwood and best friend Joanne, Cheryl Basta and husband Dave, Tracey Smallwood-Marson and husband Orfeo. Wonderful grandpa to Chad Dowell and wife Jaime; Corby, and friend Mandy, and Crystal Dowell; Dakota and Daytona Basta; Amanda, Caprice and Cameron Smallwood; Mackenzie and Celena Marson; and proud great grandpa of Lukas Dowell. Brother-in-law of Bruce Mundie. Predeceased by; daughter Donna Jean; an infant son; parents, William John and Florence Henrietta (Cameron) Smallwood; and sister, June Mundie. The late Mr. Howard John Smallwood will rest at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St. N., Orillia, on Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Funeral Service in the chapel on Saturday afternoon, December 13th, at 1 o'clock. Interment at Old Stone Church Cemetery, Beaverton. If desired, memorial donations made to the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Oncology Dept., would be appreciated by the family.
Smith: Margot I.
Date of Death: January 4th 2004
Smith: Margot I. - Peacefully at Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound on Sunday, January 4, 2004. Margot Smith of Owen Sound in her 73rd year. Beloved mother of Jill Ballard and Ed Barker, Karen and Rob Hocking and Kevin Ballard. Sadly missed by five grandchildren Robyn, Allison, Claire and Ellyn Hocking and James Smith. Also survived by three brothers Alan Wheeler, Fred Wheeler and his wife Elsie, Leslie Wheeler and his wife Joyce and one sister Alva and her husband Bob Knight. Predeceased by one brother Sidney Wheeler. A funeral service will be conducted in the chapel of the Tannahill Funeral Home (376-3710) on Thursday afternoon at 2 p.m. with Dr. Brad Clark officiating. Interment, St. John’s Anglican Cemetery, Cookstown. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Stacey: Alice Heather
Date of Death: October 6th 2003
STACEY: Alice Heather (Retired Social Worker from Huronia Regional Centre) -at the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, after a lengthy illness, on Monday, October 6, 2003, in her 84th year. Alice (nee Moss) of Orillia, beloved wife of over 61 years to John "Jack" Matley Stacey. Dear mother of John Michael and wife Carol Gai of Austrailia and the late Ronald and his surviving wife Donna of Newmarket. Beloved grandmother of Adam and Mark Stacey of Austrailia, Charlene Whalen and husband John of Gilford, Paul Stacey of Newmarket and great grandmother of Noah Stacey and Devin and Tamara Whalen. Alice will be sadly missed by all who loved her. Cremation will be followed by a private family interment at St. Andrew's - St. James' Cemetery, Orillia. If desired, memorial donations made to the Simcoe County Association for the Physically Disabled or Helping Hands would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Mundell Funeral Home, Orillia.
Date of Death: January 8th 2004
Stephens: Florence Ellen (Girlie)At Huronview Nursing Home in Clinton on Thursday, January 8, 2004. Florence Stephens (nee Jones) of Owen Sound and Goderich in her 70th year. Wife of the late James A. Stephens. Dear mother of Catherine and her husband Doug Sim of Owen Sound, Veronica (Bonnie) and her husband Peter Benninger of Kitchener and Sandra and her husband Ken Jellicoe of Elora. Lovingly remembered by her six grandchildren, Tania, Joseph, Nicholas, Brianne, Rori, Sean and her great-grandson Maxwell. Sister of Frank Jones and his wife Joyce of Owen Sound, Bob Jones and his wife Marie of Southampton and Margaret Rose and her husband Dave Tedford of Owen Sound. Step-daughter of Bruce Clattenburg of Owen Sound. Predeceased by a daughter Patricia, a son Douglas and her parents Rosella (Edmonstone) and Joseph Jones and one sister Carol Allen. Also remembered by her brothers and sisters-in-law, Marilyn, Ron, Shirley, Bernice, Dave, Lynn, Margaret Tutt, Gord, Mona, Rob and Sue. Friends are invited to the Tannahill Funeral Home, 1178 4th Avenue, West, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 4W5 (1-866-376-3710) for visiting on Sunday from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Monday, January 12th at 11:00 a.m. with Doctor Brad Clark officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Owen Sound. As expressions of sympathy, the family would appreciate memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society.
Stone: Ruby Eileen
Date of Death: December 12th 2003
Stone, Ruby Eileen. Passed away peacefully at Norfolk Hospital Nursing Home, Simcoe on Friday December 12, 2003. Ruby (Hare) Stone, formerly of R.R. 3, Port Dover and R.R. 3, Scotland, in her 84th year. Beloved wife and best friend for 58 years to Bryce Stone of Scotland. Loving mother of Eileen Morden and her husband David of Simcoe, Eugene at home, Larry of Fisherville and Sharon Cadman and her husband Charles of Tillsonburg. She is also survived by brothers Clair Hare of Port Dover and Leo Hare of Simcoe. Loving grandmother of Wayne and Michael Stone, Jennifer Cadman and Bradley Morden. Ruby was the daughter of the late Hubert and Martha Hare of Port Dover. She was predeceased by her daughter-in-law Sandra in 1999. As a lifelong farmer's wife and caring mother, she enjoyed quilting, cooking and knitting. For many years when she lived in the Port Dover area, she transported children to the Simcoe Lions School for special education. During her retirement years, she was able to travel across much of Canada and the U.S. and spent many winters in Florida. Friends are invited to call at Cooper Funeral Home, 19 Talbot Street West, Jarvis on Monday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service for Ruby will be held at Cooper Funeral Home on Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. Interment, Port Dover Cemetery. Donations to Canadian Diabetes Assoc., Heart & Stroke Foundation or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
Storey: Russell Robert
Date of Death: January 5th 2004
STOREY, Russell Robert (Bus) (retired superintendent of Works Department, City of Orillia) (Long-time member of First Baptist Church, and most recently, North Country Baptist Church) gone home peacefully to be with the Lord, while surrounded by his family at the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital on Monday, January 5, 2004; in his 96th year. Russell "Bus" Storey, of Orillia, beloved husband of 70 years of Alberta (nee: Slessor). Loving father of Bob and wife Marilyn, John and wife Karen, all of Orillia, and Sylvia Beard and husband David, of Jarratt. Proud grandfather of Kevin (Lisa) Storey, Brian Storey, Jennifer (Andy) Tersigni, Susan Storey, Shawna (David) Rimkey, Deanna (Etienne) Davignon, Lauren Beard, and great grandfather of Emma & Katie Storey, Alannah & Julianne Tersigni, Samantha & Jefferson Cowan, Anessa & Colin Rimkey. Dear brother of Mrs. Mina MacDonald, of Ajax, John, David, Wesley, & Nellie, all predeceased. The late Mr. Russell "Bus" Storey will rest at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St. N., Orillia on Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Then to First Baptist Church, 265 Coldwater Rd., Orillia on Thursday, January 8th from 1 p.m. until time of funeral service at 2 p.m. If desired, memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated.