Obituaries

November, 2016

  • 12 November

    Berko, Walter James “Wally”

    Berko- Walter James “Wally” of St. Thomas passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Thursday November 10th, 2016, at the age of 55. Beloved husband and best friend of Jackie (Bisson) Berko and their daughter Victoria Berko, dearly loved father of Ashlee …

  • 12 November

    Ogburn, Jeanne d’Arc (nee Savard)

    OGBURN, Jeanne d’Arc (nee Savard), of R.R.5, St. Thomas, passed away at her residence on Friday, November 11, 2016, in her 93rd year.  Beloved wife for 64 years to the late Roy E. Ogburn (Feb. 8, 2016).  Dearly loved mother of Ken Ogburn and his wife Greta of Kanata, and …

  • 9 November

    Kenna, Deborah “Debbie” (Rossiter)

    Kenna, Deborah “Debbie” (Rossiter) of Zephyr and formerly of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, on Tuesday, November 8th, 2016, at the Markham-Stouffville Hospital, at the age of 61. Dearly loved wife of Donald Gordon Kenna and loved daughter of Marilyn (Searles) Rossiter and the late Herbert Rossiter. Loved sister of …

  • 9 November

    Staley, Gail Frances

    Staley – Gail Frances of Brights Grove, passed away peacefully at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Tuesday, November 8th, 2016, at the age of 82. Beloved wife of the late Peter Staley and dearly loved mother of Stefanie Soules (Wallace) of Hamilton, Charlene Kilpatrick (Scott MacGillivary) of St. Thomas …

  • 9 November

    Jewell, Grace Emily Styles

    JEWELL, Grace Emily Styles – at Mary Bucke Caressant Care Nursing Home, Grace Jewell of St Thomas in her 90th year passed away November 8th, 2016. Beloved wife of the late L. Ross Jewell (2000). Proud mother of Raymie Jewell and partner Dennis Taylor of Port Stanley, Allan and his …

  • 9 November

    Elsom, Mary (nee Willoughby)

    ELSOM, Mrs. Mary (nee Willoughby), of St. Thomas, formerly of Sarnia, passed away at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Monday, November 7, 2016, in her 76th year.  Beloved wife of Alfred R. “Alf ” Elsom.  Mother of Lynne Riddell (Carrie) of St. Thomas, and Barb Elsom (Su Morrow) …

  • 9 November

    Kelly, Cy

    Kelly, Cy of Aylmer passed away at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 in his 88th year. Beloved husband of Helen (Klachan) Kelly. Dear father of Anne Marie Kelly, Kathy Van Kasteren(Jack), Barbara Kelly and Stephen Kelly. Loving grandfather of Tom(Trish), Jill(Marco), Jess(Adam) and great-grandfather of …

  • 8 November

    Mac Intyre, Edna Maretta

    Mac Intyre, Edna Maretta of Springfield passed away at Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital on Monday, November 7, 2016 in her 98th year. Beloved wife of the late Allan Mac Intyre(1990). Dear mother of David Mac Intyre(Sherrill) of St. Thomas, Bill Mac Intyre(Sharon) of Springfield, Lois Lounsbury(Warren) of Port Rowan and …

  • 8 November

    Hayes, Jennifer Lynn (Martin)

    Hayes – Jennifer Lynn (Martin) of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, after facing her illness with strength and courage, on Sunday, November 6th, 2016, in her 48th year. Beloved wife and best friend for 20 years of Joel Hayes and proud mother of Peri Isabella …

  • 8 November

    Westelaken, Paul James

    Westelaken – Paul James of St. Thomas passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Monday, November 7th, 2016 at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital. Beloved husband of Betty (deRyk) and loving father to his five children Tony (Stephanie) of Sarnia, Richard (Kathy) of St. Thomas, Joe (Mary …

  • 8 November

    Friesen, Susana

    Friesen, Susana of Aylmer passed at home on Monday, November 7, 2016 in her 79th year. Beloved wife of Jacob Friesen. Dear mother of Knelsen(Cornelius) of Texas, Aganetha Knelsen (Jacob) of Texas, Margaretha Funk (George) of Courtland, Isaak Friesen (Susan) of Otterville, Susana Friesen, Johan Friesen (Agatha) of Alberta, Mary …

  • 7 November

    Bruinsma, Antje “Ann”

    Bruinsma, Antje “Ann” of Aylmer passed away at Sakura House on Sunday, November 6, 2016 in her 66th year. Wife of the late Jan Bruinsma. Dear mother of Nicole Ensing(Mike) of Guelph, Esther Schletz(Fred) of Guelph, Sonja VandeHoef of London and Jennifer Baker(Jason) of Guelph. Sister of Jane Hoogsteen(Ted), Harm …

  • 5 November

    Slaght, Wilfred “Wilf” Laverne

    Slaght – Wilfred “Wilf” Laverne of St. Thomas passed away peacefully on November 5th, 2016 at the Elgin Manor Nursing Home in his 86th year. Beloved and loving friend of Mildred Susan (Perry) Slaght of 65 years which was celebrated October 27th, 2016. He will dearly be missed by his …

  • 4 November

    Jeffery, Donald Archibald

    JEFFERY- Donald Archibald passed away at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, surrounded by his family, on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at the age of 79. Don is survived by his loving wife Doris Lynne (nee Miller) of St. Thomas; by his children Jane (Paul) Sibley, Cheryl (Ken) Vannatter, Rick (Janice) …

  • 4 November

    Andrew, Elaine Helen (nee Mertick)

    ANDREW- Elaine Helen (nee Mertick) passed away peacefully at Elgin Manor, surrounded by her family, on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at the age of 88. Elaine is survived by her loving children Judy (Charles) Brown of St. Thomas, Roz Sallis of Ottawa and Paul (Fawn) Andrew of St. Thomas; by …

  • 4 November

    Wilson, Rev. Dr. Robert “Bob” George

    Wilson – Rev. Dr. Robert “Bob” George of St. Thomas passed away peacefully at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016, in his 74th year. Beloved partner of Susan Elizabeth Mason and dearly loved father of Amanda (Jody) of Mississauga, Paul (Keiko) of Tokyo and step-father of …

  • 4 November

    Cornfoot, William “Bill”

    Cornfoot- William “Bill” of St. Thomas passed away on Wednesday November 2, 2016 at the University Hospital in his 72nd year. Beloved husband of the late Janice Mitchell (2006) and dear brother of Jim “Jr” and Carol Grover of London, Betty Ann and Jack MacKinnon of Glencoe and Judy Cornfoot …

  • 4 November

    Buys, Brenda Jean

    Buys, Brenda Jean of Aylmer passed away at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Thursday November 3, 2016 in her 69th year. Beloved wife of Wayne Buys. Dear mother of Bill Buys(Diane) of Aylmer, Shirlie King(David) of Aylmer and David Buys(Terrina) of St. Thomas. Loving grandmother of Bill Jr., Travis, …

  • 3 November

    Campbell, Walter Dougald “Chick”

    Campbell, Walter Dougald “Chick” Campbell passed away, surrounded by his family, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at the age of 88. Chick is survived by his loving wife Joyce Campbell (nee McGennis); his children Patti (late Ron) Behie, Michael Campbell, Joy (Bob) Powers, and Neil …

  • 3 November

    Henry, Marian

    Henry-Marian of Caressant Care Nursing Home, Bonnie Pl., St. Thomas passed away peacefully, on Tuesday, November 1st, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of 64 years of the late Donald LeRoy Henry (2008) and dearly loved mother of Rick Henry (Pierrette) of St. Thomas, Sharon Deverell (George) of …