Obituaries

February, 2016

  • 23 February

    Mcdade, Angela Donna

    MCDADE – Angela Donna On February 22nd, 2016 – age 46, despite her resilient effort to live, Angela passed away surrounded by her loving family.  Born in Newfoundland and raised in St. Thomas, her life was filled with many highs and lows, with health battles in-between. Her family often referred …

  • 23 February

    Neill, Donald James Stewart “Stink”

    Neill –Donald James Stewart  “Stink” of St. Thomas passed away at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Tuesday, February 23rd, 2015, in his 58th year.  Beloved son of James “Dan” and Donna (Bowlby) Neill and dearly loved brother of Robert Neill (Anne), Deborah Neill (Jim), W. Danny Neill (Laurine) and …

  • 23 February

    Zavitz, Debra Ann (née Honsinger)

    Debra Ann Zavitz (née Honsinger) of St. Thomas, formerly of Aylmer and Sparta, passed away at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Monday, Feb. 22, 2016 at the age of 57.Wife of Terry. Mother of Sandy (Darin Willie) of Aylmer, and step-daughters Heather of Aylmer and Tammy (Sean) of …

  • 22 February

    Berdan, James A.

    BERDAN, James A., of Chartwell Willowgrove Long Term Care, Ancaster, ON, formerly of St. Thomas and Aylmer, passed away peacefully at his residence on Friday, February 19, 2016, in his 94th year.  Beloved husband for 66 years to the late Roberta “Bobbie” (nee Staniforth) Berdan (2011).  Dearly loved father of …

  • 22 February

    Vandenburg, Cornelius John “Case”

    Vandenburg, Cornelius John “Case” of St. Thomas, passed away on Sunday, February 21, 2016, at the Caressant Care Nursing Home, at the age of 70. Beloved husband of Ineke (Goslinga) Vandenburg and loved father of Roy Kennedy, Peter Vandriesten, Lee-Ann Vandenburg and Robert Vandenburg. Loved grandfather of Kayla and Courtney. …

  • 22 February

    Knowles, Gordon M.

    KNOWLES, Gordon M., of the Valleyview Home, St. Thomas, passed away at his late residence on Sunday, February 21, 2016, in his 94th year.  Beloved husband of the late Elaine R. (nee Clatworthy) Knowles (2012).  Dearly loved father of Carol Knowles of St. Thomas, Linda Baker of Hamilton, Nancy Davidson, …

  • 22 February

    Besztenlerer, Anna (nee Knauz)

    BESZTENLERER – Anna (nee Knauz) of London, Ontario passed away peacefully at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Sunday, February 21, 2016 at the age of 92.  Beloved wife of the late Kalman Besztenlerer.  Anna is survived by her son Carman and her daughter-in-law Yvette Budai of London; her grandchildren …

  • 20 February

    Kessler, Mollie Mae

    Kessler, Mollie Mae of Aylmer passed away at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Thursday February 19, 2016 in her 67th year. Beloved wife of Heinz Kessler. Dear mother of James (Jimmy) Kessler of Ottawa and loved by her granddaughter Jillian. Sister of Rosemarie. Born in St. Thomas Ontario on …

  • 20 February

    Willsey, Ivan Leonard

    Willsey, Ivan Leonard of London passed away at London Health Science Centre-University on Friday February 19, 2016 in his 69th year. Beloved husband of the late Karen (VanVelzer) Willsey (2005). Dear father of Natalie Willsey(James Brown) of London, Mike Willsey(Jennifer Thain) of R.R.#1, Belmont and Darren Willsey(Sue) of Aylmer. Dear …

  • 19 February

    Fleuelling, Charles Stephen

    FLEUELLING – Charles Stephen of St. Thomas, Ontario passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 18, 2016 at the age of 61.  Dearly loved father of Ashley Foster (Chris Layton), and grandfather of Kadyn Foster and Zach Foster.  Stephen is survived by his brothers Mike (Dianne) Fleuelling of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, …

  • 18 February

    Rodgers, Jacqueline

    Rodgers-Jacqueline of Port Stanley, passed away peacefully, on Wednesday, February 17th, 2016, at the L.H.S.C. at the age of 65. Dearly loved wife of Stanley Wayne Rodgers and much loved mother of Melissa Bainbridge, Sandra Latour (Phil) and Carrie Bubel (Jason). Cherished grandmother of Nolan, Joel, Blake, Reese, Linkin, Devon …

  • 18 February

    Clayworth, Jacqueline “Jackie” Lise

    With her family and friends by her side on Tuesday, February 16, 2016, Jacqueline Lise Clayworth passed away at London Health Sciences Centre-Victoria Campus at the age of 51. Loving daughter of Gerry and Priscilla Rodrigue. She will be missed by her daughter Cassandra (Keith) McCallum. Cherished by her sister …

  • 17 February

    Helkaa, Clarence H.

    Helkaa- Clarence H. of St. Thomas passed away peacefully while surrounded by his loving family at his late residence on Wednesday February 17, 2016 in his 81st year. Beloved husband of the late Katharine “Kathy” (Smith) Helkaa (2008) and loving father of Kevin and his wife Brenda Helkaa of Port …

  • 17 February

    Davie, Gwendolyn “Gwen” Ann

    Davie-Gwendolyn “Gwen” Ann of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on Tuesday, February 16th, 2016, at her late residence, at the age of 69. Beloved wife of the late William “Bill” Davie and dearly loved mother of Pamela Anne Smith (Peter), Marsha Lynn Silverthorn (late Scott) …

  • 17 February

    Tales, Donna (Hooper)

    Tales-Donna (Hooper) of St. Thomas passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 16th, 2016, at the L.H.S.C. (University Campus), at the age of 78. She has gone to join Donald (2014), her husband of over 60 years. Dearly loved mother of Donald Tales (Della) of Blenheim, Terrie Jones (Gary) of St. Thomas, Cindy Payson (Blain) …

  • 16 February

    Chisholm, George Duncan

    Chisholm – George Duncan of Elgin Manor, St. Thomas passed away peacefully at his late residence on Tuesday, February 16th, 2016, in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of the late Joan (Upton) Chisholm and dearly loved father of Sherrie Louth (late Gary) of Georgetown, Jeffrey Chisholm (Stephanie) of Georgetown, Tim …

  • 16 February

    White, Tyler J. S.

    WHITE, Tyler J. S., of St. Thomas, passed away at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Friday, February 12, 2016, in his 31st year.  Beloved son of Kevin and Bonnie (nee Cruickshank) White of Shedden.  Dear brother of Brittany DeBoer (Jonathan) and uncle of Cassio and Veta DeBoer, all …

  • 15 February

    McComb, James “Jim”

    McComb-James “Jim” of St. Thomas, passed away on Saturday, February 13th, 2016, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, surrounded by his family, at the age of 75. Dearly loved father of Scott McComb (Sonia) of London and Craig McComb (Lezley) of St. Thomas and their mother Elaine. Dear step-father of …

  • 15 February

    Heidt, Carol Baldwin

    Baldwin Heidt, Carol It is with the heaviest hearts we share that Carol’s journey here on earth has come to an end, surrounded by her loving family, on February 14th, 2016) (the day of Love). Proud and loving Mother of Jason (Tiffany), Bobby (Brittany) and Kaitlynn Heidt. Adored grandma of …

  • 15 February

    Proctor, Dorothy June

    Proctor-Dorothy June of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, February 14th, 2016, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in her 87th year. Beloved wife of the late Earl Proctor (2002) and dearly loved mother of Cathy Palmer (Chris), Susan Galloway (Steve), Debbie McNulty (Mike), …