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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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Stolen vehicle located

Police were called after a citizen spotted a stolen vehicle being driven in the area of Talbot Street and Horton Street. The complainant recognized the vehicle as it had belonged to a friend who reported it stolen 2 days prior. The vehicle was located parked behind Pizza Pizza unoccupied and …

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Vachon, Robert Lee Thomas

VACHON – Robert Lee Thomas of St. Thomas passed away peacefully at the St. Thomas Elgin Hospital on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at the age of 57. Beloved partner of Eva Harder. Rob is survived by his loving children Janelle Vachon of London, Jesse Vachon of St. Thomas and his …

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Hext, Birdie Lucille

Hext, Birdie Lucille of Aylmer passed away at Caressant Care, Mary Bucke, St.Thomas on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 in her 96 th year.Beloved wife of the late Jack Hext (1969). Dear mother of Mary Lou Eisel of Oil Springs, Kathryn Ford of Aylmer, John Hext of Red Deer, Alberta and …

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Ryersee, Nancy J. (nee Botham)

RYERSEE, Mrs. Nancy J. (nee Botham), of St. Thomas, formerly of Union and Pelee Island, passed away peacefully at her residence on Sunday, September 11, 2016, in her 77th year. Heaven has another Angel. She was the beloved wife of the late William L. Ryersee (2003).  Dearly loved mother of …

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Vachon, Robert Lee Thomas

VACHON – Robert Lee Thomas of St. Thomas passed away peacefully at the St. Thomas Elgin Hospital on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at the age of 57. Beloved partner of Eva Harder. Rob is survived by his loving children Janelle Vachon of London, Jess Vachon of St. Thomas, children Paisley …

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Gauthier, Daniel Adrian

Gauthier-Daniel Adrian of St. Thomas, passed away on Saturday, September 10th, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital at the age of 47. Dearly loved husband of Heather McEwen and dear father of Paige and Brooke. Loved son of Adrian Gauthier and Dianna (Jordan). Loved brother of Lynn Cook and Michelle …

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Surgent, Connie Ann

Surgent-Connie Ann of St. Thomas, passed away on Saturday, September 10th, 2016, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital at the age of 62. Dearly loved wife of Jim Surgent and loved mother of Jay Surgent (Krista) and David Surgent (Tori). Cherished grandmother of Paige and Harper and their mother Kacey …

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Cold Weather Alert for Elgin County

Monday January 12, 2015 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Elgin County – On the heels of ending 2015’s 1st Cold Weather Alert on January 11th , the Acting Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Joyce Lock, has issued its second COLD WEATHER ALERT for 2015 in Elgin County following Environment Canada’s forecast …

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