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Victim Identified……

Police are advising that the victim from the New Year’s Day fire on Moore street is Leonard T. BRADFORD, 58 years of age. Police and the Fire Marshall are still on scene investigating the cause of the fire.

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Boerkamp, Frank

Boerkamp, Frank of Chartwell Nursing Home, Aylmer, passed away peacefully, on Sunday, January 1, 2017, at his residence, at the age of 80. Beloved husband of the late Judy (Warden) Boerkamp and dear father of Susan Chambers of London and Jeff Boerkamp (late John) of Windsor. Dear brother of Joseph, …

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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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Chapman, Georgette J.

Chapman, Georgette J. of Chartwell Home Aylmer and formerly of London passed away at her residence on Thursday, November 24, 2016 in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late George Chapman(1992). Loving mother of Fiona Brunelle(Michael) of Aylmer and Paul Jonckheere(Toni) of Glencoe. Loving Nanny of Hannah, June and …

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Laur, George

Laur,George of St. Thomas, passed away on Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital at the age of 89. Dearly loved husband of Beatrice Christina (Rick) Laur and loved father of Leo Laur (Tammie) and Rick Laur (Julia). Predeceased by 6 brothers and 6 sisters. Sadly missed …

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Loughlean, George Albert

Loughlean – George Albert It is with deep sorrow we announce that George passed away on November 22nd, 2016 with his family at his side. George was born in Wingham, ON in 1930, and after establishing a successful contractor business, he and his wife Janet moved with their four young …

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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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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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