Obituaries

December, 2016

  • 9 December

    Skirtschak, Wilma Frieda (Fritsch)

    Skirtschak – Wilma Frieda (Fritsch) of Chartwell Nursing Home, Aylmer and formerly of St. Thomas passed away at her late residence on Tuesday, December 6th, 2016, in her 87th year. Beloved wife of the late Ilko Skirtschak (2007) and dearly loved mother of Myron Skirtschak (Patricia) and Mary Ann Skirtschak …

  • 9 December

    Jach, Zdzislaw Marek

    Jach- Zdzislaw Marek of St. Thomas passed away at his late residence on Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 at the age of 89. Beloved husband of the late Maria (Kucy) Jach (2015). He was born in Losz, Poland on April 25th, 1927. Zdzislaw served with the Polish Brygada Swietokrzyska and the …

  • 9 December

    Wielhouwer, Mark Allen

    Wielhouwer, Mark Allen of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully on December 6th, 2016, in his 50th year at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital. Mark was called home to be with Jesus. It was a journey he was ready to take. Beloved son of Eli and Dorothy (VanRyn) Wielhouwer and …

  • 9 December

    Cappelli, Katherine Elizabeth

    Cappelli, Katherine Elizabeth of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, on Wednesday, December 7, 2016, after a courageous battle, at the age of 64. Dearly loved wife and best friend of Michael “Mike” Cappelli and loved mother of Jennifer. Dear sister of Don Wilson and his wife Gene of Pickering. Katherine …

  • 7 December

    Farquhar, Ross Fleming

    Farquhar, Ross Fleming of Aylmer passed away at Terrace Lodge, Aylmer on Sunday, December 4, 2016 in his 86th year. Beloved husband for over 62 years of Olivia (Low) Farquhar. Dear father of Stephen Farquhar, Brian Farquhar, Lynda Skinner(Robert) and Cheryle Comeau. Loving grandfather of Michelle, Julie, Lisa, Ricky, John, …

  • 7 December

    Van Acker, Rene

    Van Acker, Rene of Terrace Lodge Aylmer passed away at his residence on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 in his 97th year. Beloved wife of the late Rachel Van Acker(2008). Dear father of Larry VanAcker and wife Marilyn of R.R.5, Aylmer and the late Vera Cathers(2012). Father-in-law to Fred Cathers. Loving …

  • 5 December

    Stokes, Patricia Ann (Zacher)

    Stokes, Patricia Ann (Zacher) of Elgin Manor, passed away peacefully, on Monday, December 5th, 2016, at her residence, at the age of 77. Beloved wife of the late William James Stokes (2009) and dearly loved mother of Rhonda (Steve Crocker), Cheryl (Randy Brown), Rochelle Hoffer (Charlie) and the late Victor …

  • 5 December

    Target, Minnie

    Target, Minnie of St. Thomas, passed away on Saturday, December 3rd, 2016, at her late residence at the age of 87. Dearly loved mother of Bryon Target and his wife Ginette Benoit of Orillia and Tina Target and her husband Chris Ferguson of St. Thomas. Much loved grandmother to Chad …

  • 5 December

    Dickhout, Ward

    Dickhout, Ward of Aylmer passed away at St.Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Saturday December 3, 2016 in his 90th year. Beloved husband of Irene (Legg) Dickhout for over 63 years. Dear father of Larry Dickhout of Aylmer, Janice Waringer of Woodstock. Grandfather of Tasha O’Connor and Carlee O’Connor and great …

  • 5 December

    Spicer, Allan Mervin

    Spicer, Allan Mervin of Pt. Burwell passed away at his residence on Sunday, December 4, 2016 in his 72nd year. Beloved husband of Mary (Vanderweegen) Spicer. Loving father of Jacynta Spicer of Victoria B.C., Dylan Spicer of Port Burwell and Alexandra Spicer of Port Hardy B.C. Dear brother of David …

  • 3 December

    Vezina, Raymond Lawrence

    Vezina- Raymond Lawrence of St. Thomas passed away at his late residence on Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at the age of 50. Beloved son of the late Carol (Cormier) and Gilbert Vezina. Dear nephew of Sharon Washer and Robert Comier. Sadly missed by a number of cousins, friends in St. …

  • 3 December

    Helps, Roger Raymond

    Helps, Roger Raymond of St. Thomas, passed away suddenly, on Saturday, December 3rd, 2016, at his late residence, at the age of 68. Dearly loved husband of Suzanne Patricia (McCallum) Helps and loved father of Joshua Helps, Joe Helps of Sarnia and Neena Lester (James) of Brigden. Grandfather of Conner …

  • 3 December

    Burke, Patricia Suzanne

    Burke, Patricia Suzanne of St. Thomas, passed away on Friday, December 2nd, 2016, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, at the age of 62. Dearly loved mother of Suzanne (Jason Howlett) of Sarnia and her father Harold Burke. She was the last of her family. Predeceased by 3 brothers John …

  • 3 December

    Lindsay, Beverly Anne

    Lindsay, Beverly Anne of R.R. 2, Aylmer passed away peacefully at her residence on Saturday, December 3, 2016 in her 87th year. Beloved wife of the late Rev. Raymond Lindsay(2004). Dear mother of Karen Dietrich of Stratford, Richard Lindsay of Springfield, Roberta Tenk and husband Fred of R.R.2, Aylmer and …

  • 2 December

    Swift, Pauline (nee Shelley)

    SWIFT, Mrs. Pauline (nee Shelley), of Metcalfe Gardens, St. Thomas passed away suddenly but peacefully at her residence on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 in her 85th year.  Beloved wife of the late W. Dale “Bounce” Swift (June 2015) for almost 60 years.  Cherished mother of Susan Aristone (David), and Karen …

  • 1 December

    D’Arcangelo, Anna Maria (nee Di Renzo)

    D’ARCANGELO, Mrs. Anna Maria (nee Di Renzo), passed away peacefully at Valleyview Home, St. Thomas on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, in her 91st year.  Wife of the late Giustino D’Arcangelo (1993).  Mother of the late Anthony D’Arcangelo (2014).  She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Elena D’Arcangelo and was a cherished …

  • 1 December

    Schleihauf, John Douglas “Doug”

    Schleihauf – John Douglas “Doug” of Caressant Care Bonnie Place, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 30th, 2016, in his 94th year. Beloved husband of the late Edith Florence (Dench) Schleihauf and the late Mary Jean (Collins) (Smith) Schleihauf. Dearly loved father of Karen Smith, Jan Schleihauf, Paul Smith and …

  • 1 December

    Weaver, Stuart “Eldon”

    Weaver, Stuart “Eldon” of St. Thomas, passed away on Wednesday, November 30th, 2016, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, at the age of 89. Dearly loved son of the late Arthur Russell and Pearl Winnifred (Robbins) Weaver. Dear brother of Uline Vinks, Russell Weaver and Olive (Demo) Vincent. Dear uncle …

  • 1 December

    Steinhoff, Dorothy May (White)

    Steinhoff, Dorothy May (White) of Bobier Nursing Home, Dutton and formerly of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 30th, 2016, at the age of 92. Beloved wife of the late Eugene ‘Gene” Fredrick Steinhoff and dearly loved mother of Patricia Sharpe (Paul Hallett) and the late Nancy Catling …

November, 2016

  • 30 November

    Thompson, Scott Ivan

    THOMPSON, Scott Ivan of St. Thomas passed away at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, surrounded by the love of his family, on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at the age of 80. Scott is survived by his loving wife Julia Thompson (nee Zuria); his children Brian (Deb) Thompson of Shedden, Donna …