Obituaries

July, 2013

  • 17 July

    VAN DYK, Cornelius “Cor” of Shedden

    VAN DYK, Cornelius “Cor” of Shedden, 55,  died suddenly, as a result of a motorcycle accident, on Tuesday, July 16, 2013.  Beloved son of Maria Van Dyk (the late Cornelius Van Dyk) of St. Thomas.  Loved brother of Arie (Helen) Van Dyk of St. Thomas, Pieter (Leona) Van Dyk of …

  • 17 July

    Sawyer, Roy Arthur of R.R. 1 St. Thomas

    Sawyer, Roy Arthur of R.R. 1 St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, on Tuesday, July 16th, 2013, at his late residence, in his 67th year. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Brenda (Smith) Sawyer and loved father of Troy Sawyer (Kathy) of Port Stanley, Kevin Sawyer (Theodora) of Wallacetown and …

  • 17 July

    Duffy, Patrick Oscar of Union

    DUFFY- Patrick, on July 16, 2013 surrounded by the family he so cherished; Patrick Oscar Duffy of Union passed quietly after a brief battle with COPD. Born October 3, 1932 and predeceased by his parents Arnold and Florence Duffy, and brothers William, Robert, Micheal, John (Jack), and his favourite sister …

  • 17 July

    KELEHER, Ross S. of St. Thomas

    KELEHER, Ross S. of St. Thomas passed away on Tuesday July 16, 2013 at the Stratford General Hospital in his 78th year. Beloved husband of Janet (Hart) Keleher and loved step-father of Laurie Findlay- Walzak of St. Thomas and Claudia Gunning (George Eastbury) of St. Thomas. Survived by brothers Bev …

  • 14 July

    GEBBIE – Monica Elinor Anne (nee Davies) of St. Thomas

    GEBBIE – Monica Elinor Anne (nee Davies) of St. Thomas passed away peacefully on July 13, 2013 at the age of 78.  Predeceased by her husband Robert Sidney Gebbie.  Beloved mother of Janet (Hank) Neef; grandmother of Jennifer Scott and Liane Scott; great-grandmother of Micaela and Avery all of St. …

  • 13 July

    Melmer, Terry

    MELMER- With heavy hearts and reflective pride, we announce the passing of Terry, on Friday, July 12th, after a courageous battle with cancer, age 68. Cherished by his soul mate and wife of 47 years Francine, sons Sean (Ron) and Jason (Jodie) and his favourite rug rats-grandchildren Paige and Bryce. …

  • 12 July

    WINGHAM, Diane K., of St. Thomas

    WINGHAM, Diane K., of St. Thomas, passed away at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Thursday, July 11, 2013, at age 38. Beloved wife of Murray Hunter. Cherished mother of Ryan Wingham of St. Thomas, Bonnie Doan of London, Christine Doan of Aylmer, and Sarah Doan of Fergus. Dearly …

  • 12 July

    STABB, C. Charles A. “Charlie”, of St. Thomas

    STABB, C. Charles A. “Charlie”, of St. Thomas, passed away at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Monday, July 8, 2013, in his 81st year. He is survived by his dear friend Jean Gray of St. Thomas, his children; Gary Stabb (Margaret) of West Kelowna, BC, Mark Stabb (Caroline) of …

  • 11 July

    Turner, John “Jack” Francis of Chateau Gardens, Aylmer and formerly of St. Thomas

    Turner, John “Jack” Francis of Chateau Gardens, Aylmer and formerly of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, at his late residence in his 94th year. Beloved husband of the late Margaret “Mac” (Moss) Turner and loved father of Marilynne Turner of St. Thomas. Dear brother of Lloyd Turner of London. Predeceased …

  • 11 July

    WHITE, Sylvia, of St. Thomas

    WHITE, Sylvia, of St. Thomas, passed away at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Wednesday, July 10, 2013, in her 75th year. A wonderful friend and second Mom. Beloved aunt of Karen DeForest (Dave), Valerie White, Vanessa Austin, Mark White, Jolynn Belbeck, Marla Janssens and John White. Also fondly …

  • 11 July

    CARTER, Marjorie Amelia

    CARTER, Marjorie Amelia…. Passed peacefully, surrounded by family at Victoria Hospital, London, on Wednesday, July 10, 2013. Marjorie (Nee Bowra) Carter was in her 89th year, and will be deeply missed by children Larry McPherson, Bob McPherson, (Ginny) and Kathy McPherson (Trent), granddaughter Laurie Wright, great grandchildren Austin, Aimee and …

  • 11 July

    STEVENS, June

    STEVENS, June…… Surrounded by her family, after a very long and courageous battle with cancer on Sunday, July 7, 2013, June (Archer) Stevens of London in her 84th year. Beloved wife of William “Bill” F. Stevens for 63 years. Loving mother of Evelyn Eveland (Gerry) of Burford, Bonnie Hluska (Brian), …

  • 11 July

    MOORE, Marilyn J. (Lyons)

    MOORE, Marilyn J. (Lyons) – At the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, St. Thomas on Monday, July 8, 2013. Marilyn J. (Lyons) Moore of R.R.#2, Belmont in her 72nd year. Beloved wife of Peter. Dear mother of Michael Moore (Trudy) of R.R.#1, Belmont and Mark Moore (Susan) of Port Stanley. Loving …

  • 11 July

    KENNEY, Kathryn “Doreen” formerly of the Goodness Retirement Home, St. Thomas

    KENNEY, Kathryn “Doreen” formerly of the Goodness Retirement Home, St. Thomas passed away peacefully with her loving family at her side at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Tuesday July 9th, 2013 in her 86th year. Loved sister of Raymond and his wife Dawna Kenney of Unionville, Joseph “Dan” and …

  • 11 July

    LARIVIERE, Donald of St. Thomas

    LARIVIERE, Donald of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, on Wednesday, July 10th, 2013, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in his 71st year. Beloved husband of Patricia (Beach) Lariviere and dearly loved father of Robin Phillips (Dave), Cindy Simpson (Conrad) and Sherry Bearss (late Steve Bucke) (late Bill Bearss), all …

  • 10 July

    Horncastle, John Michael of St. Thomas

    Horncastle, John Michael of St. Thomas, passed away suddenly at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Monday, July 8th, 2013, in his 48th year. Dearly loved son of Mary Ellen Kennelly and the late John Horncastle (1986). Loved brother of Lana Brooks (Shawn), Melissa Frederick (Ray), Jan McKnight (Greg), Jodi …

  • 9 July

    WROBEL – Kevin Michael

    WROBEL – Kevin Michael, it is with extreme sadness that the family of Kevin announces his passing, peacefully at the age of 39, at Victoria Hospital on Tuesday July 9, 2013 at 12:34 am. Loving husband of Angela Charleton Wrobel, super hero father of Kaleb and Jaden, cherished son of …

  • 9 July

    STEVENS, June

    STEVENS, June…… Surrounded by her family, after a very long and courageous battle with cancer on Sunday, July 7, 2013, June (Archer) Stevens of London in her 84th year. Beloved wife of William “Bill” F. Stevens for 63 years. Loving mother of Evelyn Eveland (Gerry) of Burford, Bonnie Hluska (Brian), …

  • 9 July

    Meersseman: Anne-Marie “Anna” (Noorenberghe)

    Meersseman: Anne-Marie “Anna” (Noorenberghe), a resident of R.R.#5 Bothwell, passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, July 8, 2013 at the age of 76. Born in Belgium, daughter of the late Henry and Marie (Beddeleem) Noorenberghe. Beloved wife of Paul Meersseman. Loving mother of Dirk (Jennifer), Rose Marie (Ted), …

  • 9 July

    VanKERKOERLE, Lilian

    VanKERKOERLE, Lilian – Peacefully at her residence in St. Thomas on Sunday, July 7th, 2013, in her 75th year. Beloved wife of the late Henry VanKerkoerle (2007). Loving mother of Sandra Noble and her husband Howie. Predeceased by her daughter Debra Ann. Dear grandmother of Austin and Spencer. Loved sister …