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Smith, Marrian Ruth (nee Simmons)

SMITH – Marrian Ruth (nee Simmons) of St. Thomas, Ontario and previously of Grande Prairie, Alberta passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 9, 2016, at STEGH in her 91st year, with her loving family by her side.  Born November 27, 1925 in Springfield, Ontario.  Marrian will be dearly missed by …

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Art action comes alive for 3rd annual Railway City Arts Crawl

February 10, 2016 Art action comes alive for 3rd annual Railway City Arts Crawl City-wide arts celebration sees increase in number of participating artists and host venues St. Thomas, ON: The Railway City Arts Crawl is back for its 3rd straight year. The popular winter celebration of local arts and …

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Disabled Parking Permit changes

As of January 11, 2016, Service Ontario has implemented new enhanced security features to the disabled parking permits to prevent copying and or fraud. Do you qualify for one? Find out more… As a reminder lost permits do not require a Police report however stolen ones do. Permits are …

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Talk about a proper Charlie!

Charlie is a miniature poodle cross approximately 4 years of age. He had a rather rough start in life; he is now learning how to love and enjoy the good life! Charlie did demonstrate some health concerns when he first came to ABCR and blood work and ultrasound showed that …

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Ogburn, Roy E.

OGBURN, Roy E., of R.R.5, St. Thomas, passed away at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Monday, February 8, 2016, in his 94th year.  Beloved husband for 64 years to Jean (nee Savard) Ogburn.  Dearly loved father of Ken Ogburn and his wife Greta of Kanata, and Dan Ogburn …

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AVERY – Elmer

AVERY – Elmer Avery passed away suddenly at home on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at the age of 81.  Elmer was a very kind and gentle man of integrity.  He will be dearly missed by his loving wife Maureen; his dear son Edward (Christine) Avery and their children Teagan and …

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COLLINS – Donald Clayton

COLLINS –  Donald Clayton of St. Thomas formerly of Cambridge, passed away peacefully at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Wednesday, April 15th at the age of 82.  Survived by his wife Marion (Calvert), son Kevin, daughter Laurie (Richard Schultz), sisters Rosemary McArthur and Margaret ‘Peggy’ Dadson, brother Fred (Evelyn), …

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Klassen, Leroy David

Klassen, Leroy David dear infant son of George and Susana (Sawatzky) Klassen of Aylmer passed away at London Health Science Centre-Westminster on Wednesday April 15, 2015. Dear grandson of Ben and Nettie Sawatzky and Peter and Susana Klassen. Also survived by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. The funeral service will …

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Player-Raymond Edward

Player-Raymond Edward of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, on Tuesday, April 14th, 2015, at the L.H.S.C. (University Campus) , in his 73rd year. Dearly loved husband of Marilyn Jean (Gale) Player and loved father of Tari Pardey (Dennis) of Union, Robert Player (Nikki) of St. Thomas and Jenny Owles of …

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Ker – Arnold LeRoy

Ker – Arnold LeRoy of St. Thomas passed away peacefully at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, surrounded by his loving family, on Tuesday, April 14th, 2015, in his 89th year. Beloved wife and best friend for over 65 years to Ethel Lorrene (Cunningham) Ker and dearly loved father of Deborah …

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Flagel-Anton “Tony”

Flagel-Anton “Tony” of St. Thomas, passed away on Tuesday, April 14th, 2015, at his late residence, in his 78th year. Son of the late John and Mary (Cline) Flagel and father of Lori Flagel  and partner Theo and Brad Flagel. Brother of Ed of Kitchener, Dan of Sarnia and Bob …

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Canadian, eh? Draw Winners

For the month of June, St. Thomas Public Library was gearing up for Canada Day with a Canadian Trivia Draw called “Canadian, eh?” This is the second year for our “Canadian, eh?” draw and we’re pleased to present it to a ne...

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