Obituaries

November, 2016

  • 30 November

    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 …

  • 30 November

    Hague, Neil

    Hague, Neil of St. Thomas, passed away on Monday, November 28th, 2016, at the L.H.S.C. (University Campus), at the age of 94. Dearly loved husband of over 65 years of Lottie (Deary) Hague and loved father of Heather Wood (late Walter) of London. Dear brother of the late Ross Hague …

  • 29 November

    Massecar, Edward “Ed” Franklin

    Massecar-Edward “Ed” Franklin of Mississauga and formerly of St. Thomas passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2016 in Toronto, suddenly, at the age of 58. Dearly loved son of Marion (Robinson) Massecar and the late Raymond Earl Massecar (2013). Dear brother of Leo Massecar (Wendy (Oliver), Mary-Lou Weber (Chuck) and …

  • 29 November

    Rapposelli, Ettore “Tony”

    RAPPOSELLI, Ettore, known to his friends in Canada as Tony, passed away peacefully at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Sunday, November 27, 2016, in his 78th year.  He was born and raised in Chieti, Italy where he learned about agriculture.  He joined the Police Force (Carabinieri) in Rome, …

  • 29 November

    Ouimette, Robert “Bob”

    Ouimette, Robert “Bob” of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, November 25th, 2016, at the age of 65. Dearly loved husband of Linda (Dale) Ouimette and much loved father of Nikki and Jennifer. Loved son of Russell Ouimette and the late Marilyn Ouimette. Dear brother of Stephen …

  • 28 November

    Speers, Joseph “Jo” Gordon

    SPEERS – Joseph “Jo” Gordon passed away suddenly in London on Thursday, November 24, 2016 at the age of 19. Beloved child of Catherina Speers (nee Ruyter) and Brian Speers. Loving partner Petra Donati. Jo is survived by sister Amy Speers of St. Thomas. Missed by her grandmother Vera Ruyter …

  • 28 November

    Jenkins, Leila Mildred

    Jenkins, Leila Mildred of Caressant Care, Bonnie Place, St.Thomas and formerly a longtime resident of Monoak Farm, Wilson Line, Belmont passed away peacefully at her residence on Monday, November 28, 2016 in her 93rd year. Beloved wife of 61 years to the late Donald Jenkins (2010). Dear mother of Donna …

  • 27 November

    Smith, Elizabeth Anne

    Smith, Elizabeth Anne of Aylmer passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, extended family and friends at St. Joseph’s Hospice, London on Saturday, November 26, 2016, in her 72nd year. Beloved wife of the late Glen Mason(2004). Dear mother of Maryanne Mason(Mike) of London, Lisa Mason-Ostrander(Joey) of London, David Mason(Yvonne) of …

  • 27 November

    Hartford, Darrell C.

    HARTFORD, Darrell C., of St. Thomas, passed away at his residence on Wednesday, November 23, 2016, at the age of 56.  Husband of the late Carol (nee Forbes) Hartford (2013).  Son of Lillian (nee Michener) Hartford of Tillsonburg, and the late Wayne Hartford (2015).  Brother of Steven Hartford (Susan) of …

  • 25 November

    Schneider, Jane Euphemia (nee Ross)

    SCHNEIDER – Jane Euphemia (nee Ross) of St. Thomas passed away peacefully at the St. Joseph’s Hospice in London, with her family by her side, on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at the age of 69. Beloved wife of Reinhard Schneider. Jane is survived by her loving children Jennifer Schneider (Gord …

  • 25 November

    Franceschino, Renzo

    Franceschino, Renzo of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, November 24th, 2016, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital , at the age of 88. Dearly loved husband of 60 years of Rina (Molinaro) Franceschino and loved father of the late Meri Franceschino Ortali and …

  • 25 November

    Cook, David Joseph

    Cook, David Joseph of R.R. 4, Aylmer, passed away on Friday, November 25th, at the Tillsonburg General Hospital, at the age of 82. Dearly loved husband of 57 years of Jean (Tulloch) Cook and loved father of Brian Cook (Beth), Rhonda Cook, Cheryl Bennett (Tony) and Melanie Lytle (Shane). Dear …

  • 25 November

    Walker, Barbara Elaine

    Walker, Barbara Elaine of St. Thomas passed away peacefully at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Thursday, November 24, 2016 in her 82nd year. Beloved wife of Robert James Walker(2015). Loving mother of Robert Arnold Walker of Burnaby BC, Thomas Walker and wife Lynn of Chilliwack BC, and John Walker …

  • 24 November

    Chapman, Georgette J.

    Chapman, Georgette J. of Chartwell Home Aylmer and formerly of London passed away at her residence on Thursday, November 24, 2016 in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late George Chapman(1992). Loving mother of Fiona Brunelle(Michael) of Aylmer and Paul Jonckheere(Toni) of Glencoe. Loving Nanny of Hannah, June and …

  • 23 November

    Laur, George

    Laur,George of St. Thomas, passed away on Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital at the age of 89. Dearly loved husband of Beatrice Christina (Rick) Laur and loved father of Leo Laur (Tammie) and Rick Laur (Julia). Predeceased by 6 brothers and 6 sisters. Sadly missed …

  • 23 November

    Loughlean, George Albert

    Loughlean – George Albert It is with deep sorrow we announce that George passed away on November 22nd, 2016 with his family at his side. George was born in Wingham, ON in 1930, and after establishing a successful contractor business, he and his wife Janet moved with their four young …

  • 23 November

    Willsey, Milton Frederick

    Willsey, Milton Frederick of Aylmer passed away at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 in his 81st year. Beloved husband of Adell (Harmer) Willsey. Dear father of Judy Harvey(Barry) and the late Rick Willsey(1995). Step-father of Ina Doyle(Allan), Stewart Wood(Diane) and Daniel Wood(Jonni). Also survived by …

  • 23 November

    Wiebe, Bernardino “Werner”

    Wiebe, Bernardino “Werner” passed away at his residence in Cuauhtemoc, Mexico on Sunday, November 20, 2016. He was 39 years old. Beloved son of Margaret (Dyck)Thiessen and husband Peter. Loving brother of Yolanda Guenther(John), Steve Wiebe(Elma) and Eddie Wiebe. Dear uncle to Aidan, Destiny and Nixon. Friends may call at …

  • 22 November

    Starr, Gail

    Starr, Gail It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Gail Starr of Aylmer who passed away peacefully at Chartwell Home on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 in her 82nd year. Beloved wife of the late William H. Starr(2004). Sister-in-law of Claire Starr(the late Jack). Dear friends of Deborah …

  • 21 November

    Hough, Kenneth Arthur

    Hough, Kenneth Arthur of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully , surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday, November 19th, 2016, at his home, at the age of 72. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Linda (Surgent) Hough and much loved father of Danielle Hough and her partner Darren and …