Obituaries

June, 2016

  • 27 June

    Farrell, Lynn Joseph

    FARRELL – Lynn Joseph of St. Thomas passed away peacefully with family at his side at his home on June 26th, 2016 at the age of 59. Beloved husband of Ruth Farrell (nee Rickwood). Lynn is survived by his loving children Josh Farrell (Leigh), their children Bella and Levi; and …

  • 26 June

    Wilcox, Richard “Dick”

    Wilcox-Richard “Dick” of Iona and formerly of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, on Saturday, June 25th, 2016, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, at the age of 82. Dearly loved husband of Carole (Moore) Wilcox and the late Vivian (McCaw) Wilcox (1983) and loved father of R. Kevin Wilcox (Marcy), …

  • 23 June

    Horton, Gordon A. “Gord”

    Horton Gordon A. “Gord” (October 23, 1944-June 21, 2016) slipped away quietly on a summer afternoon at Elgin Manor. He had a strong passion and commitment to living a life full of humour, adventure, friends and family. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Elaine, children Jonathan Binks, Coby …

  • 22 June

    Ketchum, Nora Glennie (Nonie, née Nixon)

    KETCHUM, Nora Glennie (Nonie, née Nixon) of St. Thomas, ON, died June 20, 2016 at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital in her 93rd year after a brief illness. Nonie and Bob Ketchum were married in 1957 and lived at Maplehurst Farm, Union Road, Port Stanley, until 2003 when they moved …

  • 22 June

    Ranger, Ruth Ann Catherine (nee Fitzpatrick)

    RANGER – Ruth Ann Catherine (nee Fitzpatrick) of St. Thomas passed away peacefully with the love of her family at St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 at the age of 71. Ruth was the cherished wife of Ron Ranger for over 51 years. Loving mother of Michael …

  • 21 June

    Cummings, Doris Irene (Manchen) (Campbell)

    Cummings – Doris Irene (Manchen) (Campbell) of London passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, at her late residence on Tuesday, June 21st, 2016, in her 89th year. Beloved wife of the late John B. Campbell (1979) and dearly loved mother of Lynn Campbell of London and the late …

  • 20 June

    Vernon, Eileen (nee Wilson)

    VERNON, Mrs. Eileen (nee Wilson), of St. Thomas, formerly of Burlington, ON, passed away peacefully at her residence, Caressant Care on Mary Bucke on Saturday, June 18, 2016, in her 84th year.  Beloved wife for 47 years to the late John C. “Jack” Vernon (2006).  Dearly loved mother of Ashley …

  • 20 June

    Meathrell, Mary Kathryn “Kathy”

    MEATHRELL, Mary Kathryn “Kathy”, of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully at her residence on Sunday, June 19, 2016, in her 64th year.  Kathy was born in St. Thomas on November 28, 1952.  She was an active participant in the St. Thomas Community Connector Program, especially enjoying Aquafit and the School …

  • 19 June

    Simkins, Carmel Elizabeth (LaFontaine)

    Simkins-Carmel Elizabeth (LaFontaine) of Ashwood Manor, London and formerly of St. Thomas and Kitchener. Beloved wife of the late Edward “Ted” Arthur Simkins and dearly loved mother of Dianne E. (Simkins) Martin (Bruce) of St. Thomas. Dearly loved grandmother of Katherine Shivers (Shaun), Susan Cameron (Rollie) and John Martin (Tracy). …

  • 16 June

    Bortolotto, Fernando “Fred”

    BORTOLOTTO- Fernando “Fred” Bortolotto passed away after a brief battle with cancer at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at the age of 70.  Fernando is survived by his loving wife Lucia “Lucy” Bortolotto (nee Ghedin); by his two sons Mark (Jody) Bortolotto of Beamsville, and …

  • 15 June

    Glover, Robert James

    GLOVER – Robert James of Iona Station passed away peacefully at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 at the age of 78. Cherished father of Kim Carter (Scott) of Dutton, Timothy Glover of Lambton and Christopher Glover (Michelle) of Whitby. Loving grandfather of Cody, Zoe and …

  • 15 June

    Stephan, Betty Alma

    STEPHAN – Betty Alma of Port Stanley passed away peacefully at Extendicare Port Stanley on Wednesday June 8th, 2016 at the age of 81. Betty is survived by her brother Alvin Stephan of Toronto; her sister-in-law Ellen (John) Luft of St Thomas; her nieces Yolanda (Tim) Ridge of B.C. and …

  • 15 June

    Ewanick, John William

    EWANICK- It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of John William Ewanick, in his 58th year, on Wednesday, June 15, 2016. John is survived by his loving wife Norma Ewanick (nee Kline) of St. Thomas; his three sons Bill, Matt, and Nick (Alex Dunlop); his sister …

  • 15 June

    Hepburn, Michael John

    Hepburn, Michael John of St. Thomas passed away at London Health Science Centre-Victoria Hospital on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in his 58th year. Beloved husband of Wanda (Sadler) Hepburn. Dear father of David Hepburn(Jessica) and Dan Hepburn(Nicole) and the late Marsha Hepburn(1984). Loving grandfather of Gavin, Madison and John. Dear …

  • 14 June

    Riley, Michael Charles

    Riley-Michael Charles of Red Deer, Alberta and formerly of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 12th, 2016, at his residence at the age of 61. Dearly loved son of Edna (McDonald) Riley and the late Raymond “Ray” Riley (2004) and dear brother of Susan Riley (Randy Caldwell) of …

  • 14 June

    McManus, Rev. Charles Thomas

    McManus-Rev. Charles Thomas, passed away on Monday, June 13, 2016, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, at the age of 92 and in his 65th year of Priesthood. He was born in St. Thomas on October 18th, 1923, the son of the late Patrick and Blanche (Wilkinson) McManus. Loved brother …

  • 14 June

    Frost, Mary Dorothy

    Frost – Mary Dorothy of St. Thomas, passed away at Yorkton Regional Health Centre, Saskatchewan on Monday, June 13th, 2016, in her 89th year. Beloved wife of the late John Frost and dearly loved mother of June MacDonald (Glenn) of St. Thomas, Marg Harvey ( Ron Busch) of Saskatchewan, Sandra …

  • 14 June

    Carroll, John Henry “Jack”

    Carroll, John Henry “Jack” of Chartwell, Aylmer and a longtime resident of Port Burwell passed away at his residence on Monday, June 13, 2016 in his 92nd year. Loving father of Patricia Wilson(the late Mike) of Aylmer, Betty Hermsen(Rob) of R.R.2, Springfield, Mike Carroll of Woodstock and Ed Carroll (Cynthia) …

  • 13 June

    Lang, Pearl

    Pearl Lang On June 12, 2016 our mother Pearl Lang went to the loving arms of our Lord and Saviour, her family by her side. Mother was born in Kearny on November 28, 1919. She was the daughter of the late Elijah and Elizabeth (Kearns) Knopp. She was predeceased by …

  • 12 June

    Learn, Gerald Herbert “Jerry”

    Learn, Gerald Herbert “Jerry” of St. Thomas passed away at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the age of 80. Beloved husband of the late Janice Ann (McMahon) Learn(1994). Dear father of Terry Learn and wife Lesley of Medicine Hat, Alberta, Penni Lenane-Van Beers and …