Obituaries – 14th May 2013

Walters: Ronald a resident of Bothwell

Posted: 13 May 2013 12:32 PM PDT

Walters: Ronald Weir, a resident of R.R.#3 Bothwell, passed away peacefully at Four Counties Health Services, Newbury on Friday, May 10, 2013 at the age of 92. Born in Lobo Twp., son of the late Harvey and Lenna (Weir) Walters. Ron owned and operated Lotan Electric in Bothwell for many years. Beloved husband of Ethel (Bedford) Walters. Loving father of Edward and Patty Walters of Bothwell and Douglas and Emma Walters of Alabama. Loving grandpa of David (Viviane), Wendy Magee (Rob), Mark, Megan Flynn (Tristan), Adam (Colette), Mandy Curran (Matt), Christopher, Jared. Proud great-grandpa of Preston, Kayleigh, Ivan. Dear brother Bernice Kippler (Al) of London. Predeceased by sisters Evelyn Davies and her late husband Sid, Shirley Hanebry and her late husband Tom, and a brother Maynard Walters and his late wife Helen. The Walters family will receive friends at the Badder & Robinson Funeral Home, 211 Elm St., Bothwell on Wednesday May 15, 2013 from 10am until the time of the memorial service at 11:00am. Interment of Cremains will be in Bothwell Cemetery. Donations may be made at the funeral home by cheque to the Bothwell United Church. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com. A tree will be planted by the family at Wardsville Golf Course in Memory of Ron.

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Smith: Harold formerly of Bothwell

Posted: 13 May 2013 12:27 PM PDT

Smith: Harold, formerly of Bothwell, passed away suddenly at the Village on the Ridge, Ridgetown on Sunday, May 12, 2013 at the age of 92. Born in Euphemia Twp., son of the late Percy and Elsie (Stocking) Smith. Harold had farmed in Euphemia Township for many years. After retirement he sold real estate. Beloved husband of Edna (Nickels) Smith. Loving father of Carol Loveday (Don) of Rondeau, Eva Shaw (Warren) of Edmonton. Sadly missed by grandchildren Dana VanKinsbergen (Jon), Scott Loveday, Paul Smith and Kevin Smith and great-grandchildren Brooklyn and Mitchell Loveday. Dear brother of Rheta Filsinger of London. Also survived by brother-in-law Roy Nickels of Bothwell and sister-in-law Janis Hart (Mike) of Bothwell. Predeceased by a sister Alta Baverstock, brothers-in-law Milton Baverstock, Earl Filsinger, sister-in-law Ruth Nickels, mother-in-law Effie Nickels and father-in-law Wilfred Nickels. The Smith family will receive friends at the Badder & Robinson Funeral Home, 211 Elm St., Bothwell on Thursday, May 16, 2013 from 12:30pm until the time of the funeral service at 2:00pm with Pastor Al McIntyre officiating. Interment Bothwell Cemetery. Donations may be made at the funeral home by cheque to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com

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VAN LANEN: Wilhelmina Maria of St. Thomas

Posted: 13 May 2013 10:15 AM PDT

Van Lanen-Wilhelmina Maria of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in her 80th year. Dearly loved wife of 55 years of Peter Van Lanen and loved mother of Jim Van Lanen (Bonnie) of Ilderton, Lorie Tennant (James) of London, late Josie and her husband Bill McCarvell of London and Joan-Marie Van Lanen of London. Dear sister of Leny Gremmen, Mary De Loyer, Tina Van Berkel, John Snyders, Gerard Snyders, Joe Snyders, Anna Marie Sleegers, Jack Snyders and the late Tony Snyders. Loved grandmother of Jennifer, Amanda, Daniel, Rebecca, Jacob, Rachel, Johanna, Mark, Mary, Michael, Peter and Joshua and great grandmother of Isabella. Sadly missed by a number of nieces and nephews. Wilhelmina was born in Asten, Holland on July 11, 1933, the daughter of the late Laurens and Johanna (Meulendyks) Snyder. She has lived in St. Thomas sincere 1996 and formerly of Lambeth. Wilhelmina was a member of Holy Angels’ Church, the Catholic Women’s League and Holy Angel’s Parish Choir.

Visitation at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of the Christian Burial to be celebrated at Holy Angels’ Church, Talbot St., St. Thomas on Thursday at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow in Holy Angels’ Cemetery. Prayers will be recited at the funeral home on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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TARGETT: Lloyd of St. Thomas

Posted: 13 May 2013 10:14 AM PDT

Targett- Lloyd of St. Thomas passed away peacefully on Thursday May 9th, 2013 at the Caressant Care Home on Bonnie Pl. St. Thomas and formerly of Southdale Line, St. Thomas, in his 81st year. Loved brother of Roma McIntyre of Windsor, Joyce Smith and Shirley Haycock both of St. Thomas. Lloyd will be sadly missed by a number of nieces, nephews and cousins. He was born June 4th, 1932 in St. Thomas, the son of the late William and Madelaine Targett. Lloyd was retired and had worked as a public school teacher and was later a principal for the Toronto Board of Education. He was an avid traveler. He was a supporter and contributor of the Humane Society and had supported many other animal causes.

Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas, ON is in charge of the arrangements. Cremation has taken place. A private burial of ashes will take place at a later date. Donations to charity of one’s choice.

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SHELLINGTON: Larry Douglas of Belmont

Posted: 13 May 2013 10:13 AM PDT

Shellington- Larry Douglas of Belmont passed away on Tuesday May 7, 2013 at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital in his 64th year. Loving son of Dorothy (Link) Shellington of St. Thomas and the late Lloyd Shellington (1980). Dear brother of Ross and his wife Joan Shellington of London and Shirley Durston (late Gordon) of St. Thomas. Loved father of Larry Shellington and Christine Shellington both of London. Dear grandfather of Loston, Lou, Larik, Carl, Chloe, Ciera and Casha. Also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins. Larry was born January 21, 1950 in London. He was a former welder and worked for V.M.E. and Clark Equipment. Larry was a lifelong resident of Belmont.

Cremation has taken place and a Private family memorial service will take place at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas. No public visitation. Donations may be made to the Lung Association or the Lymphoma society in Memory of Larry.

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TITCHNER: Robert Franklin of St. Thomas

Posted: 13 May 2013 10:11 AM PDT

Titchner- Robert Franklin of St. Thomas passed away on Tuesday May 7th 2013, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospita , in his 87th year. Beloved husband of 63 years to Patricia (Harrington), dear father of Linda Titchner of St. Thomas, Larry Titchner and his wife Wendy of Toronto, Laurie Cummings and her husband Paul of St. Thomas, and Michael Titchner and his partner Michelle Endaya of Toronto. Dear brother of Edward Titchner. Predeceased by a brother William, and sisters Elizabeth and Alice. Loved grandfather of Jennifer, Laura, Carly, Mark, Matthew and Sofia. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Bob was born in St. Thomas on September 10, 1926 to the late William and Elizabeth (Poole) Titchner. He worked as a plumber for Rankin’s Plumbing and Heating for many years, after which he operated his own Plumbing and Heating Business. Later he was employed by United Association of Plumber Local 593 and worked in London and surrounding area until his retirement.

Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Followed by a luncheon. Interment to follow in Elmdale Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home on Friday evening from 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations to the Lung Association.

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SARARAS: Donald James of St. Thomas

Posted: 13 May 2013 10:10 AM PDT

Sararas- Donald James of St. Thomas passed away at his late residence on Monday May 6th, 2013. Donald was born January 23, 1942 in Apsley, Ontario the son of the late Mortin and Grace Sararas. Beloved husband of Lois (Elliott) Sararas and loving father of the late Kenneth Sararas (2008) and Dennis and his wife Mylene Sararas of Brantford. Dear grandfather of Amanda, Brandon, Matthew, Dustin, Michael and great grandfather of Sydney. Predeceased by great granddaughter Rayne(2012). Dear brother of Elvin Sararas of Belleville and Terry Sararas of Huntsville. Predeceased by sister Freda Vardy and infant brother Gary. He was retired from the Ford Motor Company in Talbotville. Donald enjoyed boating, fishing and relaxing at the cottage and loved snowmobiling and ice fishing in the winter. After he sold the cottage he had more time to visit with family and especially his 5 grandchildren which he loved so very much.

Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Thursday at 11:00a.m. Followed by a luncheon. Interment in Appin Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home on Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke or the Lung Assoc.

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GOWANLOCK: Leon of Extendicare Home in Port Stanley

Posted: 13 May 2013 10:09 AM PDT

Gowanlock- Leon of Extendicare Home in Port Stanley, passed away on Sunday May 5th, 2013 at his late residence in his 71st year. Dearly loved father of Shelly Haycock (Mark) of St. Thomas and Heather Gowanlock (Darren) of Saskatoon, and their mother the late Margaret Helen Gowanlock (2011).Loved grandfather of Taylor, Devon and Annie. Also survived by two sisters, several nieces, nephews and cousins. Leon was born July 5th, 1942 in St. Thomas, the son of the late Clarence and Audrey Gowanlock. Leon was an avid Detroit Red Wing Fan. The family wish to extend their sincere and heartfelt thanks to Dr. Keenleyside and all the staff at Extendicare Home for their care, compassion and dedication to Leon, you are all gifted caregivers.

As per Leon’s request cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation or service. Donations may be made to the Extendicare Residents Council or the Diabetes Assoc. in memory of Leon. Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas entrusted with the arrangements.

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GREENWELL: Jeffrey Leonard of London

Posted: 13 May 2013 10:09 AM PDT

Greenwell- Jeffrey Leonard of London passed away on Friday May 3rd, 2013 at the Victoria Campus L.H.S.C. in his 28th year. Beloved son of Leonard Greenwell of London and the late Anne (Johnson) Greenwell (2007). Loved brother of Jessica Anne Greenwell of Toronto and grandson of Elsie Greenwell of London and the late Enoch Greenwell and Shirley Johnson of London and the late Marshall A. Johnson. Dear nephew of Enoch Greenwell and Linda Greenwell. Dear cousin of Danielle Berko-Johnson of London, Chelsea Greenwell and Brendan Greenwell both of Windsor. Jeffrey was predeceased by an uncle Howard Johnson (2010). Jeffrey was born Feb. 18th, 1986 in London, he has spent the last number of years in China teaching English. Recently he was in an apprenticeship program to become an iron worker.

Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. Followed by cremation. Visitation at the funeral home on Tuesday from 2-4 & 7 to 9 p.m. Donations to the charity of one’s choice.

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ELLIOTT: Linda Darlene “Dar” of London and formerly of St. Thomas

Posted: 13 May 2013 10:08 AM PDT

Elliott- Linda Darlene “Dar” of London and formerly of St. Thomas passed away peacefully while surrounded by her loving family on Friday May 3rd, 2013 at the L.H.S.C. Victoria Campus in her 66th year. Loved mother of Tara Elliott and partner Rob Walker of London and cherished Nana of Reilly, Dylan, Emma and Raegan. Dar was predeceased by her two sisters Margaret and Brenda Elliott. She was born May 10, 1947 in Tillsonburg, the daughter of the late Lawrence and Edna Elliott. Dar had recently retired from the Superstore in London and formerly owned and operated the Upper Deck Sports Bar and Restaurant in St. Thomas.

A Memorial Service will be held at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas on Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. Visitation 2 hours prior from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Cremation has taken place. Donations may be made to the Lung association in memory of Dar.

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DOAN: Vera (Neave) of Extendicare, Port Stanley

Posted: 13 May 2013 10:07 AM PDT

Doan (Neave)-Vera of Extendicare, Port Stanley, passed away peacefully, on Wednesday, May 1st,. 2013, at her late residence, in her 90th year. Vera was born in St. Thomas on May 5th, 1923, the daughter of the late Samuel and Vera Neave. Beloved wife of the late Douglas Doan and dearly loved mother of Sandy (Mike) Clark and Patricia Eggett. Loved grandmother of Stacey (Doug) Adams, David (Brenda) Clark, Michelle Clark (Pierre) and Joe Eggett. Dear great grandmother of Mackenzie and Jordyn Adams, Chase and Michael Clark. Dear sister of Marilyn (Charles) Nethercott and sister-in-law of Charles (Shirley) Paul. Predeceased by her sister Wilma (Vic) Howard and Shirley Paul. Sadly missed by a number of nieces and nephews. Vera worked in Health Care.

A private family service, with scattering in the Old St. Thomas Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to the charity of choice. Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas in charge of arrangements. The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses, staff and volunteers of Extendicare, Port Stanley for their care and compassion.

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BUHAGIAR: Charles Carmelo “Charlie” of Valleyview Home, St. Thomas

Posted: 13 May 2013 10:06 AM PDT

Buhagiar-Charles Carmelo “Charlie” of Valleyview Home, St. Thomas, passed away on Tuesday, April 30th, 2013, at his late residence, in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of the late Constance (Gauci) Buhagiar and the late Phyllis Irene (Reid) (Stafford) Buhagiar. Loved father of Mary and her husband Michael Muller of St. Thomas and step-father of Dan Stafford of Aylmer and Reid Stafford of B.C. Much loved grandfather of Brandon Dube (Josephine), Kyle Dube (Courtney) and Shayah Muller. Sadly missed by a number of nieces and nephews. Charlie was born in Qormi, Malta on July 6th, 1930, the son of the late Espedito and Consiglia Buhagiar. He was retired from West End, Auto. Charlie was a member of St. Anne’s Church. He bowled in many 5 pin Leagues in London and St. Thomas. He was a former member of the St. Thomas Seniors Centre.

Visitation at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Prayers will be held at the funeral home on Thursday at 4:00 p.m. Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Anne’s Church on Friday at 10:00 a.m. A reception to follow at St. Anne’s Centre. Entombment will take place at St. Peter’s Mausoleum, London on Friday at 2:00 p.m. Remembrance may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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FUCILE: Robert Allen of St. Thomas

Posted: 13 May 2013 10:06 AM PDT

Fucile, Robert Allen of St. Thomas, passed away on Thursday, April 25th, 2013, at the age of 63. Beloved husband of Lorna May (Wheatley) Fucile and loved father of Ron Rae (Dianna) of London, Tammy Cannon (Rob) of St. Thomas, Stacy Logan (Derek) of Halifax. Dear step-father of Rob Lee (Michele) of St. Thomas. Loved son of Jean (Sydorko) McCarthy. Predeceased by his father Eugene Fucile. Dear brother of Ken Fucile (Marlene) of London, Charlotte DeGraw of Grand Bend and Elaine Deaville of London. Loved grandfather of Amanda, Zachary, Payton, Paige, Chayse, Colby, Avery, Ellee, Alicia and Jessica. Sadly missed by a number of nieces and nephews and cousins. Robert was born in Thunder Bay on May 13th, 1949. He worked over 30 years for G.M.

A private family service will be held , with cremation to follow. No public visitation. Remembrances may be made to the Lupus Ontario. Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas in charge of arrangements. “Ride free Boo.”

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YOUSKOW: Gerald of St. Thomas

Posted: 13 May 2013 10:05 AM PDT

Youskow, Gerald of St. Thomas, passed away on Wednesday, April 24th, 2013, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in his 71st year. Loved husband of April Ann (Whaley) Youskow. Sadly missed by 7 children, 2 step-children, several grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Gerald was born in London, on August 25th, 1942. Gerald worked in Sales and then for the Humane Society.

Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas until Saturday morning and then to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints where funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow. Visitation at the funeral home Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

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