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Bradt, Jean (nee Vickery)

BRADT, Mrs. Jean (nee Vickery), of St. Thomas, passed away surrounded by family at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Wednesday, January 11, 2017, in her 72nd year.  Beloved wife of the late Robert J. Bradt (1984).  Dearly loved mother of Rick Bradt (Cathy) of Halifax, NS, Brian Bradt …

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Deslauriers, Réjean C. “Reg”

DESLAURIERS, Réjean C. “Reg”, of St. Thomas, passed away at LHSC, Victoria Hospital on Monday, January 9, 2017, in his 60th year.  Beloved husband of Wilma (nee Lister) Deslauriers.  Dearly loved father of Chantal and Céline Deslauriers, both of St. Thomas.  Reg was helping his wife Wilma raise their cherished …

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Statement from Ontario PC Health Critic Jeff Yurek on the FAO Report

The following is a statement from Ontario PC Health Critic Jeff Yurek on the FAO’s Ontario Health Sector report: “Today’s release of the Financial Accountability Office report on Ontario’s health sector once again confirms that the Wynne Liberals are attempting to balance the budget on the backs of patients and …

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Foster, Burns Wilfred

FOSTER, Burns Wilfred – Of Metcalf Gardens, St. Thomas, died at his residence on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 in his 95th year. Dad was born on August 21, 1922 in Leamington, only son of Mildred Leitha Derbyshire and Wilfred Earl Foster. Dad and his parents moved to Delhi in 1927. …

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Tuft, Helen Rosemary (Lavin)

Tuft- Helen Rosemary (Lavin) of St. Thomas passed away at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Monday January 9th, 2017 at the age of 85. Beloved wife of the late Wilburn “Scotty” Tuft (2005). Loved mother of Wayne and his wife Patricia Tuft of St. Thomas and the late …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Forbes, Darrell

Forbes- Darrell of London passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday November 20, 2016 at the age of 50. Loved partner of Wendy Preston and proud father of Shelby and Dylan Forbes. Brother of Doug Forbes (Barb), Tracy Ellis (Tim), Dennis Forbes (Teresa) and the late Darin Forbes. He …

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Sutherland, Sadie

Sutherland, Sadie of Meadow Park Nursing Home, London and formerly of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, on Saturday, November 19th, 2016. Dearly loved wife of the late Butch Sutherland and dear sister of the Jean Koszut of Nevada and the late Allan Ross (late Margaret) . Aunt of Lesley Ross …

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch

A cluster of thunderstorms is moving eastwards across southern lower Michigan and is expected to reach Southwestern Ontario around 4 or 5 pm EDT. A few of these thunderstorms may be capable of producing very strong wind gusts, as well as potentially large hail of 2 cm or more. This …

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