Obituaries

March, 2014

  • 5 March

    Prentice, Thomas Leon

    Prentice-It is with great sadness to announce the passing of Thomas Leon Prentice, of Port Stanley, on Tuesday, March 4th, 2014,in his 81st year. Tom is survived by his loving wife and soul mate Ruth (Barber) Prentice. He has left 3 step-children, Peter (Trudy) Barber, Kathy (Dave) Barber and Don …

  • 5 March

    CARLISLE, Dr. James S. “Jim”

    CARLISLE, Dr. James S. “Jim”, of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully at Valleyview Home on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, in his 88th year. Husband for 48 years to Dr. Johnita B. Forssberg. Beloved father of Jim Carlisle (Susan) of Canton, MI, and Barbara Carlisle of San Francisco, CA. Proud grandfather …

  • 5 March

    BROWN – Eleanor Brown (nee Ray)

    BROWN – Eleanor Brown (nee Ray) of St. Thomas passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at the age of 80.  Beloved wife of the late William T. Brown.  Sadly missed by children Stephen Brown of St. Thomas, Ray (Helen) Brown of St. Thomas, Michael (Claire) Brown of London; …

  • 5 March

    DOUGLAS, Mrs. Audrey (nee Fish)

    DOUGLAS, Mrs. Audrey (nee Fish), formerly of R.R.#4, St. Thomas, passed away at her late residence in Kitchener and entered into the presence of her Lord on Monday, March 3, 2014, in her 98th year. Beloved wife of the late Archie Douglas (1995). Dearly loved mother of Sylvia Snyder (Floyd) …

  • 5 March

    MILLS, Ms. Bonnie (nee Vannatter)

    MILLS, Ms. Bonnie (nee Vannatter) of St. Thomas, passed away at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in her 60th year. Mother of Jason and Sabrina Shepherd, both of St. Thomas. Grandmother of Selina, Abigail, Ashton and Autumn. Sister of Robert Vannatter (Marie) of St. …

  • 4 March

    BROWN, Judith Smith

    BROWN, Judith Smith – Of Sparta, passed away on Monday, March 3th, 2014, peacefully at her home with family after a courageous battle with cancer.  She was predeceased by her loving husband of 36 years, Read Stephen Brown, and her son, David Dale Watts.  Cherished Mother to Penny Bearss, Helen Klinkhoff, …

  • 3 March

    Laidlaw, Muriel

    Laidlaw, Muriel of Caressant Care Home, St. Thomas and formerly of Toronto, passed away peacefully, on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at her later residence, in her 87th year. Beloved wife of the late John Hunter Laidlaw (Dec. 14, 2012) and loved mother of Lawrence Laidlaw (Marilyn) of St. Thomas, Sharon Laidlaw …

  • 2 March

    Holmes Rasmussen, Wilma

    Holmes Rasmussen, Wilma of St. Thomas passed away at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Saturday, March 1, 2014 in her 66th year. Beloved wife of the late Kai Rasmussen(2005). Dear sister of John and wife Carolyn, Bob and wife Joyce, Donald and wife Linda, Ken, Laura Dohnt and husband …

  • 2 March

    Muma- Paul

    Muma- Paul of Elgin Manor and formerly of St. Thomas,  passed away at his late residence on Saturday, March 1, 2014 in his 58th year. Beloved husband of Pam (Chambers) Muma and dear brother of Perry and his wife Ruth Ann Muma of Parry Sound. Dear uncle of John Paul and …

  • 2 March

    Rasmussen, Wilma

    Rasmussen, Wilma of St. Thomas passed away at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Saturday, March 1, 2014 in her 66th year. Beloved wife of the late Kai Rasmussen(2005). Dear sister of John and wife Carolyn, Bob and wife Joyce, Donald and wife Linda, Ken, Laura Dohnt and husband Dave. …

  • 1 March

    Parker-Paul Allan

    Parker-Paul Allan of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, on Friday, February 28th, 2014, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in his 73rd year. Son of the late Melborne and Mary (Shelley) Parker and  dear father of Jason (Becky) and Brad.  Sadly missed by 2 grandchildren Beth and Julie. Dear brother of …

October, 2013

  • 31 October

    Palmer, Kenneth Wayne

    Palmer, Kenneth Wayne of London and formerly of Port Stanley, is off to his next gig.  He passed away at the L.H.S.C. (University Campus), on Wednesday, October 30th, 2013, at the age of 65. Loved son of the Mary Palmer and the late Kenneth Palmer Sr.  Loved best friend of Lucy …

  • 30 October

    Banninga, Keith Alexander

    Banninga, Keith Alexander of St. Thomas, passed away on Tuesday, October 29th,2013 after a very short  illness, at his mother’s home, in his 25th year. Dearly loved son of Nena “Yvette” Banninga and Jack Theodore Banninga. Loved brother John Kenneth Banninga of St. Thomas, Jason Banninga of Grand Prairie, Alberta and …

  • 29 October

    Ansell, Adam Michael

    Ansell, Adam Michael of St. Thomas, passed away on Tuesday, October 29th, 2013, at his late residence, in his 34th year. Dearly loved son of Karen and Tim Laidlaw of Brampton. Much loved father of Hailey Anne and Mason. Loved partner of Elsie Sutton. Dear brother of Glenn Laidlaw of Toronto, …

  • 29 October

    PLUMSTEAD, Herald M.

    PLUMSTEAD, Herald M., passed away at his residence, Extendicare, Port Stanley on Sunday, October 27, 2013, in his 91st year. Husband of the late Vivian (nee Jones) Plumstead (1991). Father of Larry Plumstead of St. Thomas, and grandfather of Samantha, Jessica, Clara, and Megan. Brother of Olive Plumstead of Brantford. …

  • 28 October

    Clibborn, Margaret Lenora

    Clibborn, Margaret Lenora of Extendicare, Port Stanley, passed away at her late residence, Sunday, October 27th, 2013, in her 92nd year. Loved wife of the late Ronald Clibborn (2011)  and loved daughter of the late Russell and Rose (Millard) Gray. Dear sister of Jean Crooker (late Carm) and (friend Mel Whelan), …

  • 28 October

    Fitkowski, Terry “Curlena”

    Fitkowski, Terry “Curlena” of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, on Saturday, October 26th, 2013, in her 68th year. Dearly loved wife of Thomas “Tom” Frederick Fitkowski and loved sister of the late Georgia Nan Seal and her husband Lorne of Kincardine, Victoria Elizabeth LeBlanc  and her husband Marc of Halifax, the …

  • 27 October

    MacLeod, Roderick David

    MacLeod, Roderick David of Aylmer passed away at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Friday, October 25, 2013 in his 67th year. Beloved husband of Mary (Cross) MacLeod. Dear father of Andrea Lockless (Eric) of Orangeville, Alexis Politan of Lachine, Quebec and Chad MacLeod(Stefanie) of Valleyfield, Quebec. Loved by his …

  • 27 October

    Ward, Joyce

    Ward, Joyce of Aylmer passed away at Chateau Gardens, Aylmer on Friday October 25, 2013 in her 80th year. Beloved wife of the late Ronald Ward (2012) Dear mother of Beverly Perry(Barry Anderson) of Straffordville, Susan Brown(Hugh) of Aylmer, Terry Ward(Tracy) of Red Deer Alberta, Cathy Ward(Dave Stradeski) of Aylmer …

  • 25 October

    Pressey, Donald Clair

    Pressey, Donald Clair of Aylmer passed away at Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital on Thursday, October 24, 2013 in his 89th year. Beloved husband of Dorothy (Bagnall) Pressey. Dear father of Rhonda Pressey (Wayne Dunlop). Roderick Pressey (Beth), Joel Pressey, Sheldon Pressey (Donna Summers)and Darcy Pressey(Jennifer Corless). Loved by his grandchildren …