Obituaries

July, 2016

  • 28 July

    Coombes, Merrilee “Bunny” (Austin)

    Coombes – Merrilee “Bunny” (Austin) of St. Thomas passed away peacefully at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Friday, July 22nd, 2016, in her 74th year. Beloved wife of the late Clark Coombes (2010) and dearly loved mother of Jeffrey Coombes (Fran), Craig Coombes (Tricia) and Todd Coombes. Cherished grandma …

  • 28 July

    Walker, Phyllis Carol

    Walker-Phyllis Carol of Caressant Care Nursing Home, Bonnie Pl., St. Thomas, passed away on Wednesday, July 20th, 2016, at her residence at the age of 78. Dearly loved mother of the late Mark Walker, Douglas Walker (Colleen), late Jamie Walker , Johnny Walker (Halinai) and Paul Walker (Barbara). Dear sister …

  • 27 July

    Klooster, Cornelia “Corrie”

    Klooster, Cornelia “Corrie” of Belmont passed away at Sakura House, Woodstock on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 in her 76th year. Beloved wife of the late John Klooster(2007). Dear mother of Jeff Klooster and wife Andrea of London and Susan van Straten and husband John of Woodstock. Loving grandmother of Callan, …

  • 25 July

    Gaudet, Dianne (nee Sutherland)

    GAUDET, Dianne (nee Sutherland) – Beloved partner and best friend to André Gaudet for 35 years. Loving mother and greatest fan of her four children, Shawn, Amber, Sarah (Nevin MacQueen) and Andra. Dianne Sutherland Gaudet passed peacefully with her family’s love around her in the early hours of Monday, July …

  • 24 July

    Martens, Helena

    Martens, Helena of Aylmer passed away at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Saturday, July 23, 2016 in her 95th year. Beloved wife of the late Isaak Martens. Dear mother of Elisabeth Wolf(Isaak), and Isaak Martens (Aganetha). Loved by 17 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. Also survived by a sister. …

  • 24 July

    Banghart, Terry Edwin

    BANGHART- Terry Edwin Banghart of Grand Bend and formerly of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully at the St. Joseph’s Hospice in London on Sunday, July 24, 2016 at the age of 66. Terry is survived by his loving wife Debra Banghart (nee VanVelzer); his children Rebecca (Brian) Charlton and their …

  • 20 July

    McEwen, Audrey June

    McEwen, Audrey June of Aylmer passed away at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 in her 93rd year. Beloved wife of the late Walter McEwen (1968). Dear mother of Robert McEwen(Hilary) of Sterling, Kenneth McEwen of Aylmer, Glennice McAleece (Darrell) of Merlin, Jeanette Wallis (Richard) of …

  • 17 July

    Nooren, Johnny Nooren

    NOOREN- Johnny Nooren passed away at the London Health Sciences Centre-Victoria Campus on Friday, July 15, 2016 at the age of 43. Johnny faced T Cell Lymphoma with a dignified and courageous approach. He is survived by his loving wife Angela Nooren (nee Spence); his children and pride and joy …

  • 16 July

    Simpson, Eileen Anna (Neal)

    Simpson- Eileen Anna (Neal) of Sparta passed away with her loving family at her side on Thursday, July 14, 2016 at the Victoria Campus, London after a tragic accident at the age of 70. Beloved wife of William “Bill” Simpson and loving mother of Ninian Simpson (Luisa) of St. Thomas …

  • 15 July

    Squires, James L. “Jim”

    SQUIRES, James L. “Jim” of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 13, 2016, in his 64th year, following a brief battle with cancer.  Brother of Barry Squires (Denise) of St. Thomas, and Colleen Churchill (Andrew) of London.  Uncle of Kerry Squires, Rebecca Squires, Brendon Churchill, Kyla Churchill, Jeremy …

  • 15 July

    Neufeld, Abram

    Neufeld, Abram of Aylmer passed away at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Friday July 15, 2016 in his 63rd year. Dear father of Tina Neufeld of London, John Neufeld of London and Peter Neufeld(Holly) of St.Thomas. Loved by his grandchildren Dustin, Joshua, Darren, Matthew, James and Luke. Abram will …

  • 13 July

    Abel, Ethel Margaret

    Abel – Ethel Margaret of St. Thomas passed away peacefully at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Tuesday, July 12th, 2016, at the age of 92. Beloved wife of the late Ernest Abel. Dearly loved mother of Wendy Taylor (Larry) and Darren Abel. Sadly missed by 8 grandchildren and a …

  • 12 July

    Mailhot, Normand Joseph

    MAILHOT – Normand Joseph, passed away on Monday, July 11, 2016 at Elgin Manor in his 91th year. Beloved husband of the late Adelaide Mailhot (nee Beaton). Loving father of Kevin Mailhot (Debbie) of Windsor, Linda Hall (Peter) of Owen Sound, Andrew Mailhot (Rose) of Stratford and Robert Mailhot (Angie) …

  • 12 July

    Felton, Edward Lewis

    Felton-Edward Lewis of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, on Tuesday, July 12th, 2016, at his residence, at the age of 57. Dearly loved husband of Heather (Bell) Felton and loved father of Matthew Felton (Shannon) and Kyle Felton (Rachel). Dear brother of Cathy Felton (Eddie), Debbie Levesque (Gilles)and Joanne Demers …

  • 11 July

    Berry, Stanley “Stan” George

    Berry-Stanley “Stan” George of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, on Sunday, July 10th, 2016, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, at the age of 71.Dearly loved husband and best friend of over 45 years of Mary Anne Berry (Napper) Berry and loved father of Barry Hughes (Jennifer McLean), Bryan Berry …

  • 11 July

    Vanderveen, Corneilus “Cor”

    Vanderveen – Corneilus “Cor” of Elgin Manor, St. Thomas passed away peacefully at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Sunday, July 10th, 2016 in his 86th year. Beloved husband of the late Klaske “Clara” Vanderveen (2013) and dearly loved father of George and his wife Jenny Vanderveen, Gerben and his …

  • 11 July

    Peters, Henry

    Peters, Henry of Aylmer passed away at his residence on Sunday, July 10, 2016 in his 89th year. Beloved husband of the late Susana (Teichroebe) Peters(May 24, 2016). Dear father of John Peters(Mary), Jacob Peters(Helena), Helen Wolf(John), Dave Peters(Sara), Ben Peters(Sara), Agatha Wiebe(Henry), Peter Peters(Anita) and Susie Dueck(Klaus). Also survived …

  • 11 July

    Green, Donna

    Green-Donna of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, on Sunday, July 10th, 2016, surrounded by her loving family at the age of 98. Beloved wife of the late Wilfred “Bus” Green (May 13, 1997) and dearly loved mother of Linda Murphy (Terry), Karen Watson, Margaret “Peg” Olendy, Patricia Kerr (Jack) and …

  • 10 July

    Langford, Marguerita Helen (Akers)

    Langford-Marguerita Helen (Akers) of St. Thomas, passed away at her residence, on Friday, July 8th, 2016, at the age of 80. Beloved wife of the late John Langford (2013) and dearly loved mother of Lorraine Rossings (late John) of B.C., Evie McKillop (Kevin) of St. Thomas and Maggie Brown (Wayne) …

  • 8 July

    Field, Jean (nee McNames)

    FIELD, Mrs. Jean (nee McNames), formerly of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully at the Albany Retirement Village, Petrolia on Thursday, July 7, 2016, in her 101st year.  Beloved wife for 62 years to the late Frank R. Field (Feb. 10, 2013).  Dearly loved mother of Louise Koenitzer and her husband …