Jackson-Virginia of Port Stanley, on Friday, November 1, 2002 at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in her 85th year. Beloved wife of the late Harold Jackson (1991) and dearly loved mother of Suzanne Vaughan of Aylmer and Diane Reith of St. Thomas. Predeceased by a brother Jack Pearce and a sister Delores Davidson. Sadly missed by 5 grandchildren and 1 great grandson and several nieces and nephews. Private family service. Interment Union Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to the charily of choice. Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas in charge of arrangements.
Caruana - Joseph John Michael of London and formerly of St. Thomas, on Sunday, November 3, 2002, at the L.H.S.C. (Victoria Campus) in his 68th year. Good friend of Diane Oncz of London and lovingly remembered by his children Elaine Meloche and her husband Ken of St. Thomas, Heather Caruana of St. Thomas, Julie Osborne and husband Ron of Union, Lorraine White and her husband Terry, Cynthia Caruana and John Caruana and his wife Shirley, all of London. Dear Brother of Mary Langley and her husband Ronald, Carmen Luft and her husband bob, all of St. Thomas, Edith Kinsella and Marcel Trottier of Ottawa, John Caruana of Brantford. Predeceased by a brother Frank (1996) and Lino (1997). Also remembered by his former wife Marion. Sadly missed by several grandchildren, great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Joseph was born in Malta Nov. 3, 1935, the son of the late Michael and Lora (Abela) Caruana. He worked for Phibbs Printing, Sutherland Press and Ford Canada. He was a member of the Kiwanis Club, the Elgin Regiment and the Legion. Funeral Service to be held at William Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. Cremation to follow, with ashes interred in Holy Angels’ Cemetery. Visitation Wednesday from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the charity of choice.
Powell - Edna Mary (Atkinson) of Valleyview Home, St. Thomas, on Saturday, November 2, 2002, at her late residence, in her 93rd year. Beloved wife of the late Garnett Powell (May 31, 1980) and dearly loved mother of Mary Jane and her husband Robin Wadley of St. Thomas. Much loved grandmother of Brian and his wife Sheri Ann Wadley, Steven and his wife Denise Wadley and Jeffrey Wadley. Predeceased by a brother William Atkinson. Edna was born Oct. 30, 1909 in Newcastle, England, the daughter of the late William and Edith Atkinson. She was a life Member of I.O.D.E. and First United Church. She was a Sunday School Teacher over 25 years, a former member of the Board and a member of the U.C.W. Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. Interment Elmdale Cemetery. Visitation Tuesday from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Remembrances may be made the Alzheimer Society.
Stover - Robert Keith of St. Thomas, on Saturday, November 2, 2002, at the L.H.S.C. (Victoria Campus), in his 74th year. Dearly loved husband of 50 years of Virginia Diane (Hillesheim) Stover and devoted father of Diane and her husband Jim Wakefield of St. Thomas and Robert Jr. and his wife Debbie Stover of Grande Prairie, Alberta. Dear brother of Jack and his wife Betty of London, Ben and his wife Marilyn of R.R. 1 Belmont, Margaret Littlejohn, Jean and her husband Herb Haight, and Glynn and his wife Joanne Stover, all of St. Thomas. Predeceased by 2 brothers Allan and Hugh and a sister Euneice Jennings. Cherished grandfather of Rob, Mike and Jennifer Wakefield and Corey and Ryan Stover. Sadly missed by a number of nieces and nephews and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law. Robert was born in St. Thomas November 23, 1928, the son of the late Clarence and Beatrice (Hill) Stover. He was retired from Weatherhead and enjoyed golfing at Belmont Golf Club. He loved to attend his grandchildren’s minor hockey and baseball games and was known by all the kids as Grandpa Bob. Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Elmdale Cemetery. Visitation Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Wye - Margaret Ann Wye-Holditch in her 63rd year passed away quietly on Thursday, October 31, 2002 at St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital Continuing Care Centre with her family by her side, after a short battle with Cancer. She leaves behind her loving husband Bill Wye of Lyons. Daughter Carmen, son-in-law Lloyd and granddaughter Amanda Gillies. Daughter Teresa, son-in-law Ed, granddaughters Jessica and Tonya Langford. Daughter Michelle , son-in-law Pat, grandson Brendan, step grandchildren Tim and Kayla Costello. All Ingersoll residents. She is also survived by her parents Evelyn and Douane Holditch of Copenhagen. Sister Muriel Jones of Milton Florida, brother Donald and wife Carol Holditch also of Copenhagen. Foster brother Frank Wallace and friend Barb of St. Thomas. Sister-in-law Marg and Mike Pardy, sister-in-law Gloria and Dave Rouiston, brother-in-law Gary Wye, and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by Mabel and Bill Wye Senior and brother-in-law Jim Wye. Born in Malahide Township on September 18, 1939. Margaret Ann attended East Elgin Secondary School. She lived at Crampton for 38 years and worked at Coyle and Greer Awards in Putnum. Visitation will be held at Kebbel Funeral Home, on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service was held on Monday at 11:00 a.m. Interment Aylmer Cemetery. In remembrance donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated by the family.
Baresich - Peter, born in Lipa Croatia of South River passed away peacefully in his sleep at home, on Friday November 1, 2002 in his 74th year. Beloved husband of Rita Leona Baresich (Munro). Dear father of Peter John Baresich, Manda and husband Ralph Gooding, Gerald and wife Nancy Baresich, Brett Baresich and partner Laura, Susan and husband Michael Forward. Loving grandfather of Jennifer and Tamara Baresich, Lisa, Eva and Brian Gooding, Rachel and Cody Baresich, Erica Baresich and Danielle Forward. Survived by his sister Anne Machuletz, brothers John, George and Charlie Baresich. Predeceased by parents Petar and Manda and brother Ben Baresich. Friends will be received at Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel (1997 Dundas Street, East) for visitation on Tuesday from 2-4 & 79 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, November 6, 2002 at 1 p.m. Remembrances to Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation gratefully acknowledged. Arrangements entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home 452-3770.
Saltmarche - Leslie of Extendicare, Port Stanley, on Monday, November 4, 2002, at his late residence, in his 71st year. Son of the late Kenneth and Jean Saltmarche. Dear brother of Ken Saltmarche of Windsor. The funeral service was held Tuesday afternoon from Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas. Interment followed in the St. Thomas Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to Extendicare, Port Stanley.