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Parker, Donna

Parker, Donna of Aylmer passed away at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Sunday January 1, 2017 in her 87th year. Beloved wife of the late Murray Smithson (1973) and the late Carl Parker (2011). Dear mother of Mark Smithson (Annie) of Dundas and Calvin Smithson of Ottawa. Step-mother of …

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McIntosh, Grace

McINTOSH, Miss Grace, of R.R.#1, Southwold, passed away at Oneida Long Term Care on Friday, December 30, 2016, in her 88th year.  Dear sister of M. Janet Beharrell (Ralph) of R.R.#1, Southwold.  Loved aunt of Bradley Beharrell (Kate) of R.R.#1, Southwold.  Loving great aunt of Caleb, Amelia and Ben Beharrell.  …

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MacVicar, William D. “Bill”

MacVICAR, William D. “Bill”, of St. Thomas, passed away at Extendicare, Port Stanley on Saturday, December 31, 2016, in his 87th year.  Beloved husband of Margaret (nee Thompson) MacVicar.  Father of Jim MacVicar (Nancy) of Devon, AB, Steven MacVicar of Bracebridge, Bill MacVicar, Linda Neil, both of St. Thomas, Kevin …

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Newton, Daphne (nee Silver)

NEWTON, Mrs. Daphne (nee Silver), of St. Thomas, passed away at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Friday, December 30, 2016, in her 93rd year.  Wife of 63 years to the late Howard Newton (2006).  Mother of Lee Newton (Jocelyne) of Montréal, and the late Glenn Newton (1988) (Jeannie …

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House Fire on Moore St

Shortly before 330am on January 1st, 2017 St Thomas Police and St Thomas Fire Department responded to a working house fire on Moore Street in the downtown area of the City. Emergency crews subsequently located an individual within the residence who was pronounced dead at the scene. The St Thomas Police …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Heat Warning

Today and Monday are expected to be hot and humid. Daytime high temperatures are expected to be in the low thirties with maximum humidex values near forty. Overnight, temperatures are only expected to fall to about twenty or so. While extreme heat can put everyone at risk from heat illnesses, …

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