Obituaries

December, 2016

  • 26 December

    Everitt, Frances Alfreda (nee Clements)

    EVERITT – Frances Alfreda (nee Clements) of St. Thomas passed away peacefully on Friday, December 23, 2016 at Chartwell Aylmer Long Term Care Residence at the age of 96. Beloved wife of the late William Erle Everitt. Frances is survived by special friends Mitch Greig and Judy Atkins. Predeceased by …

  • 26 December

    Peters, Abram

    Peters, Abram of Straffordville passed away peacefully with his family by his side at Sakura House, Woodstock on Friday December 23, 2016 in his 69th year. Beloved husband of the late Katarina (Redekopp) Peters (2011). Dear father of Nancy Peters (Jake) of Straffordville, Bill Peters (Mary) of Mt. Salem, Herman …

  • 26 December

    Froese, Peter

    Froese, Peter of Aylmer passed away at London Health Science Centre-Westminster on December 23, 2016 in his 64th year. Beloved husband of Sara(Zacharias) Froese. Dear father of Michelle Carter of London and Ken Froese (Kate Kenny) of St.Thomas. Loved by his grandchildren Jamie, Logan and Karissa. Born in Tillsonburg, Ontario …

  • 26 December

    Moldowan, Theresa

    Moldowan, Theresa of Aylmer passed away peacefully at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Sunday, December 25, 2016 in her 83rd year. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Moldowan(2010). Dear mother of Linda Marie McIntyre and husband Robert of R.R.# 4 Aylmer. Loved by her grandchildren Adam and Brian McIntyre. …

  • 23 December

    Steen (Hewson), Ruby

    Steen (Hewson), Ruby of St. Thomas passed away at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Thursday,December 22, 2016 in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late Archie Hewson (1980) and the late Irving”Shorty” Steen (2002). Dear mother of Jerry Hewson (Brenda) of Guelph, Marilyn Laidlaw (Larry) of St.Thomas, Ron …

  • 21 December

    Friesen, Abraham

    Friesen, Abraham of Aylmer passed away at his home on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 in his 66th year. Beloved husband of Mary (Hamm) Friesen. Dear father of Chris Friesen (Ashley) of St, Thomas, Melissa Lockington(Ben) of Aylmer, Amanda McLean(Mark) of London, David Friesen(Katy) of Guelph. Loving grandfather of Leah, Amy, …

  • 20 December

    Martin, Norman Livingston

    Martin – Norman Livingston of St. Thomas and formerly of Port St. Charles, Quebec passed away peacefully at his late residence on Sunday, December 18th, 2016, in his 81st year. Husband of Johanna (ter Telgte) Martin and dearly loved father of Bernard Martin (Lyne), Marilyn Payler (Richard), Joy Bilyea (Joe) …

  • 20 December

    Iredom, Jackie

    Iredom, Jackie of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 19, 2016, at the L.H.S.C. (Victoria Campus), at the age of 81. Dearly loved mother of Bonnie Easton (Steve Beer), Cindy Iredom (Roger Murray), Raeleen Wright (Norm) and the late John England. Cherished grandmother of Leah (Tim), Lukas (Amanda), …

  • 19 December

    Hunt, George Frederick

    Hunt, George Frederick in his 88th year at Terrace Lodge Aylmer on Sunday December 18, 2016 after a long courageous battle with cancer. Beloved husband of Jean (Smith) Hunt for over 66 years. Son of the late Fred (1980) and Marion (Martindale) (1951) Hunt. Proud father of 5 children and …

  • 19 December

    Jermyn, Cheryl (VanTassel)

    Jermyn – Cheryl (VanTassel) of St. Thomas passed away peacefully at her late residence on Friday, December 16th, 2016, in her 59th year. Beloved wife and best friend of the late Edward “Ed” James Jermyn (2012). Dearly loved daughter of the late Violet and late William “Bill” Van Tassel and …

  • 19 December

    MacKinnon, Helen Suzanna

    MacKinnon, Helen Suzanna of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, on Saturday, December 17th, 2016, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in her 100th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Donald MacKinnon (1986) and loved mother of Donald and his wife Mary Lou MacKinnon, David and his wife Marie MacKinnon …

  • 16 December

    Panther, Marguerite Ruth (nee Hardy)

    PANTHER – Marguerite Ruth (nee Hardy) of London, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 at the age of 92. Beloved wife of the late Mark Panther. Marguerite is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Jim and Shirley Rayner of London, their daughters Jennifer Rayner and Sarah Rayner both …

  • 16 December

    Kocela, Robert

    Kocela, Robert of St. Thomas, passed away on Wednesday, December 13th, 2016, at his late residence, at the age of 67. Father of David Kocela of Windsor, Rob Kocela of Saskatchewan and Sherry Abbey of Aylmer. Brother to Jerry Kocela of Barrie and Shirley Verberne of Byron. Proud grandfather to …

  • 16 December

    Sitzes, Ruby Caroline

    Sitzes-Ruby Caroline of Highgate , passed away, Thursday, December 15, 2016 , at the Chatham-Kent Hospice, at the age of 78. Dearly loved wife of George Arthur Sitzes and loved mother of Debbie Davison (Bill), Bonnie Sitzes, Richard Sitzes, Becky Noels (Tim), Doug Sitzes and Elmer Sitzes. Dear sister of …

  • 15 December

    Klassen, Cornelius

    Klassen, Cornelius of Ingersoll passed away at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 in his 47th year. Beloved son of Maria (Wall) Klassen of Aylmer and the late Jacob Klassen. Dear father of Nichole Heide(Johnny), Victoria Klassen, Curtis Klassen and Luke Knelsen. Brother of Jake, and …

  • 14 December

    Day, Harry E.

    DAY, Harry E., of R.R.#7, St. Thomas, passed away at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Monday, December 12, 2016, in his 77th year.  Beloved husband for 37 years to the late Jenita “Jenny” (nee Garnier) Day (2010).  Father of Tabby “Mike”, Rob (Sue), Mark (Julie), and Jeff (Jessica).  …

  • 13 December

    Burditt, Joanne (nee Hulls)

    BURDITT, Joanne (nee Hulls), of St. Thomas, passed away at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Saturday, December 10, 2016, in her 72nd year.  Beloved mother of Jeff Burditt (Jacqueline Cleary), and Matthew Burditt (Ken Werner).  Dear sister of Dianne Stewart (Alec), Bill Hulls (Nene) and the late Ken …

  • 13 December

    Guenther, Frank

    Guenther, Frank of Springford passed away at Sakura House, Woodstock on Monday, December 12, 2016 in his 65th year. Beloved husband of Helena (Friesen) Guenther. Dear father of Lisa Friesen(Abe), Peter Guenther, John Guenther(Yolanda), Tina Schmitt(Henry), Helena Friesen(Henry). Loving grandfather of Tony, Ashley, Daniel, Abigale, Aiden, Destiny, Elijah, Lacy, Kevin …

  • 10 December

    Hart, Joseph Grant

    Hart, Joseph Grant of Aylmer passed away at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Thursday December 8, 2016 in his 88th year. Beloved and devoted husband of Joan Favoretta, and father of two dearly loved sons, Perry Grant Hart, of Kanata, Ontario and Doran George Hart, of Cambridge, Ontario. He …

  • 9 December

    Rickwood, Donald Gilbert

    Rickwood, Donald Gilbert of St. Thomas, passed away on Tuesday, December 6th, 2016, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, at the age of 80. Dearly loved husband of Jean Marguerite (Holtby) (Williams) Rickwood and loved mother of Catherine Hayman of Boston, Ruth Farrell (late Len) of St. Thomas and step-father …