Andrews: Myrna Louise; a resident of Chatham died Sunday March 24, 2002 at the age of 77 years. Born in Biggar, Saskatchewan daughter of the late Howard and Ada (Cofield) Paxton. Beloved wife of Ernest H. Andrews. Dear mother of Blair Andrews and his wife Sharon, Chatham and the late Barry Andrews (1980). Grandmother of Alyson Andrews. Sister of Doreen and her husband Douglas Luke, Red Deer, Alberta. Funeral Service at the McKinlay Funeral Home on Tuesday March 26, 2002 at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Lyndall Frost officiating. Interment Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham. Donations to the Alzheimer's Society of Chatham-Kent appreciated.
Kyle Gerald Russell Langille
LANGILLE: Kyle Gerald Russell Beloved son of Dennis and Darlene (Wog) Langille of Chatham, died suddenly on Friday July 5, 2002 at Children's Hospital of Western Ontario, London. Kyle was born in Chatham on November 17, 2000. Much loved brother of Patricia, Christopher, and Kellie Langille, all at home. Dear grandson of Ria Jane and Lester Clarke of Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta. Special nephew of Deb and Murray Brooks of Chatham, Cathy and George Sanderson of Chatham, Denise and Randy Nunn of Alberta, Dennis and Sandy Wog of Alberta, and David Wog of British Columbia. ALso survived by several cousins. Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham on Monday 2:00-4:30 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral Service from the Funeral Home on Tuesday July 9, 2002 at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Robert Beasley of Gregory Drive Alliance Church officiating. Interment Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham. Donations to Children's Hospital of Western Ontario, Pediatric Critical Care Unit appreciated.
Chevalier, Diane A resident of Chatham and formerly of Tilbury died at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, St. Joseph's Campus on Saturday, July 6, 2002 at the age of 61. Born in London, daughter of the late James Samuel Alliston and Dorothy (Lewis) Alliston of Chatham. Predeceased by her husbands Lawrence Labonte (1981) and Raymond Chevalier (1995) and her companion Don Butler. Loving mother of Kim and her husband Ivan Rossignol of Chatham, Mark Labonte and his wife Carolyn of Tilbury, Kevin Labonte and his wife Laurie of Chatham, Marty Labonte and his wife Diane of Tilbury and Michelle Chevalier and her companion Eddie Deelstra of Comber. Grandmother of 9 grandchildren. Loving friend of Bert VanBemmel of Chatham. Diane will be sadly missed by many friends, family and loved ones. Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham on Tuesday from 3:00-5:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral Service at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 10, 2002 from Praise Fellowship Church with Rev. Chuck Butler officiating. Interment Owen Cemetery, Dover Township. Donations to Praise Fellowship Church or Soup Kitchen or Charity of Choice appreciated.
Sterling, Harry A resident of Chatham died at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Public General Campus on Saturday, July 6, 2002 at the age of 77. Born in Port Lambton on July 16, 1924, son of the late Joseph and Roseanna (Campbell) Sterling. Harry was a World War II Veteran and a retired grain elevator manager. Beloved husband of Theresa (Marchand) Sterling. Loving father of Linda and her husband John Jansen of R.R.#1 Merlin, Carol and her husband Rene Tellier of Tilbury, Vicky and her husband Pierre Forget of Stoney Point, Larry Sterling and his wife Diane of Tilbury and Garry Sterling and his wife Sherry of Chatham. Cherished grandfather of 9 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Predeceased by his siblings Oscar, Seville, Garnet, Herman, Stanley, Reg and Ralph Sterling, Orvella Bechard and Bertha Deceder. Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham on Monday from 7:00-9:-00 pm. and Tuesday from 3:00-5:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral Mass at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10, 2002 from St. Agnes Catholic Church with Rev. Fr. Joseph Padelt, Celebrant. Interment St. Anthony Cemetery, Chatham. Donations to Heart and Stroke or Cancer Society appreciated. Parish Prayers will be offered at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday from the Funeral Home.
Demars: Dorothy Boniface A resident of Chatham, died at the Meadow Park Nursing Home,Chatham on Saturday July 6, 2002 at the age of 83. Born in Trenton Michigan, U.S. A. daughter of the late Anthony and Mary (Amo) Compeau. Dorothy is the last surviving member of her family. and her enjoyment in life was her music. Beloved wife the late Lawrence Jacques (1951) and Bernard O. Demars (1976) Dear mother of Ruth Ann and husband Sylvio of Chatham, and Janet and husband Ronald Foster of Chatham and the late Florence Benoit (1987), Lorraine Gagne (1997) and Roger Jacques (1999) and Russell Jacques (2001). Stepmother of Monica, Amanda, Donna and Dennis, Pricillia and Patrick. Loving grandmother of numerous, grandchildren, great grandchildren and great -great grandchildren. Survived by daughter-in-law Gloria Jacques of Windsor and predeceased by daughter-in-law Beverley Jacques (1990). The family will gather Monday evening from 7:00 -9:00 p.m. Friends will be received at the McKinlay Funeral Home on Tuesday from 2:00- 4:30 and 7:00- 9:00 p.m. Funeral Service from the Funeral Home on Wednesday July 10, 2002 at 10. 00 a.m. with Rev. Martin Johnston officiating.(519-674-3141) Interment in St. Michael's Cemetery, Howard Twsp. Donations to the Diabetes Association or Kidney Foundation appreciated.
Bedford, Gloria A resident of R. R. # 1 Blenheim and formerly of Alvinston died at her residence on Wednesday April 10, 2002 at the age of 63. Born in Raleigh Township, daughter of the late Ted and Iola (Voakes) Russell. Gloria worked as Head Secretary at Blenheim District High School and then many years for Harwich Township. She spent the last thirteen years as Clerk/Treasurer for the Township of Brooke, Alvinston, retiring December 31, 2000. She was also a member of the Alvinston Rotary Club and the Aughrim Women's Institute. Loving friend and companion of Edsel Dick of R. R. # 1 Blenheim. Dear mother of Randy Bedford and his wife Susan of London. Loving grandmother of Clare. Sister of Muriel TerMeer of Grand Rapids, Michigan and the late Jeannette Wilkinson (1997) and Herbert Russell (2000). The Bedford Family will receive friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham (519) 351-2040) on Thursday from 7:00-9:00 p.m. and Friday from 2:00-4:30 and 7:00-9:00 p.m.. Funeral Service from Charing Cross United Church on Saturday, April 13, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Alvin Armstrong officiating. Interment Evergreen Cemetery, Blenheim. Donations to Charing Cross United Church or Cancer Society appreciated.
James A. (Jim) McTavish
McTavish, James (Jim) Alexander A lifelong resident and farmer in the Botany Community died at his residence on Tuesday, April 9, 2002 at the age of 91. Son of the late Alexander and Bertha Maude (Handy) McTavish. Beloved husband of Edith Katherine (Campbell) McTavish. Dear father of Isabella and Allan Hustler of Scarborough and their children Alexander and Arianna; John McTavish of Chatham and his children Shannon, Jim and Jennifer; Duncan and Ingrid McTavish of Petrolia and their children Kathleen, Paul and Christina; Archie and Sandy McTavish of Blenheim and their children Jill, Alec, Josh and Teri ; Katherine and Randy Babb of Cambridge and their children Stacey and Brian; Jean and Dale Clark of Ridgetown and their children Ken and Glen; and Scott and Crystal McTavish of Chatham and their children Jordan, Spencer and Griffin. Brother of Jean Boyd of Windsor and predeceased by Evelyn McIndoo, Earl McTavish, Mary Wiseman and Donald (Bus) McTavish. The Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home, 76 Main Street, East, Ridgetown on Friday from 2:00-4:30 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral Service from the Funeral Home on Saturday, April 13, 2002 at 1:30 p.m. with The Reverend James Brown and Reverend Sheryle Steadman officiating. Interment Botany Cemetery, Howard Township. Donations to Botany Cemetery or St. John's Botany Church appreciated.
Clark: Beatrice Margaret a resident of Ridgetown and formerly R.R. #2, Ridgetown died Saturday May 31, 2003 at the Village Nursing Home, Ridgetown at the age of 81 years. Born in Blenheim, Ontario daughter of the late Thomas and Jennie (Jackson) Rumble. Mrs. Clark was a member of Erie Street United Church and former member of McKay's Corners Womens Institute. Beloved wife of the late Gordon Perry Clark (1979). Dear mother of Dianne Monk, R.R. #3, Ridgetown, and her husband the late Harold Monk (1999). Grandmother of Theron Monk, R.R. #3, Ridgetown Sister of the late Ivan Rumble. Friends will be recieved at the McKinlay Funeral Home, Ridgetown on Monday June 1, 2003 from 3:00 - 5:00 & 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Funeral Service at the Funeral Home on Tuesday June 3, 2003 at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. William Vanderveeken of Erie Stret United Church officiating. Interment Greenwood Cemetery, Ridgetown Donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation or Erie St. United Church appreciated.
Lorne G. Conroy
Conroy, Lorne Garnet: died at Four Counties General Hospital, Newbury on Wednesday, September 17, 2003 at the age of 58. Born in Chatham, Ontario, son of the late Garnet Roy and Lyla Winnifred (Burke) Conroy. Beloved husband of Peggy (Hancock) Conroy. Dear father of Debbie and husband Greg Leblanc of Markham and Ben Conroy and wife Pam of Palmyra. Grandfather of Joseph and Daniel Conroy. Brother of Elsie and husband Allen Reynolds of Ridgetown and Donald Weston of Victoria B.C. Family will receive friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home, Ridgetown on Friday from 2:00 -4:30 p.m. and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be conducted at the Funeral Home on Saturday September 20, 2003 at 1:30 p.m. with Pastor Skip Patterson officiating. Interment of Cremated Remains in Morpeth Cemetery. Donations made by cheque to The Ridge House Museum or to the Ridgetown Community Student Loan Fund appreciated.
Eveline Amelia Vereecken A resident of Chatham and formerly of Orford Township passed away at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Public General Campus on Wednesday, September 17, 2003. Born in Hontenisse, The Netherlands, daughter of the late Jules and Maria DeWaal. Beloved wife of Theodore Vereecken. Loving mother of Mary Lou & Jim Kearney of Chatham and their children Alison, Adam, & A.J.; Lia & Ron Sheehan of R.R.#1 Acton and their children Laura Anne & Colin; Rudy & Diana Vereecken of R.R.#2 Muirkirk and their children Megan, Theo & Walter; Chris & Gordon Hart of Dartmouth N.S. and their children Graham, Christian, and Andreas. Sister of Rie VanHelden and Zus DeWaal of The Netherlands. A family service was held at the Funeral Home on Friday, September 19, 2003 with Rev. Fr. Greg Bonin of St. Joseph's Church officiating. Entombment in St. Peter's Mausoleum, London. Donations to the Lung Association or Thameswood Lodge (London) would be appreciated.
Deborah (Deb) Foster
FOSTER: Deborah A. (Deb) A resident of Chatham, died at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Public General Campus on Friday September 19, 2003 at the age of 46. Born in Owen Sound, daughter of Alvin and Beth (Knight) Klages of Chatham. Beloved wife of Randy Foster for 22 years. Lovingly remembered by daughter Sarah Foster , step-son Randy Foster Jr. and his wife Sasha, and grandaughter Krstyn, all of Chatham. Sister of Nancy Lindsey and husband John of Sandusky, David Klages and wife Brenda of Blenheim, and sister-in-law of Deb Deneau and husband Doug, Donna Formosa and husband Charlie, Blair Foster and wife Leanne, and Bonita Titus and husband Tom, all of Chatham. Dear daughter-in-law of Violetta Foster of Chatham. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Deborah was accounting office manager at the Wheel's Inn, and attended St. Paul's Congregational Church. Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street Chatham on Sunday 2:00-4:30 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral Service from St. Paul's Congregational Church, 450 Park Avenue West, Chatham on Monday September 22, 2003 at 1:30 p.m. Interment Maple Leaf Cemetery. Donations made by cheque to Canadian Cancer Society or St. Paul's Congregational Church appreciated.
Robert E. Carnegie
Carnegie: Robert E. a resident of Chatham and formerly of Ridgetown,died at the Thamesview Lodge on Wednesday September 24, 2003 at the age of 95. Born in Aldborough Twsp. Elgin County son the late James G. and Margaret (Strieb) Carnegie. Beloved husband of the late Beatrice P. (Ward) Carnegie.(1997) Dear father of Marlene and J. Neil Duncan of Sombra and Rita Saunders of R. R. 3 Ridgetown and the late Jim Saunders (2001) Grandfather of Cari Lee Saunders of R. R3 Ridgetown and Liana and Paul Gammage of Ridgetown. Great Grandfather of Kimberly Gammage of Ottawa, Kristen Gammage of Russia, Kirby Gammage of Ridgetown, Joshua Saunders of Bright's Grove and Garth Saunders of R. R. 3 Ridgetown. Sister of Mary Belle Florkowski, Jean Eskritt, Elizabeth Schroeder, Shirley Stowe and the late Harold, Donald, John, Tom, Fred, Lloyd and Bill Carnegie. Mr. Carnegie was a member of Highgate Masonic Lodge #336 AF& AM. Family will receive friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home, Ridgetown on Saturday September 27, 2003 from 10.00 a.m. until time of Funeral Service at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Brian Horbin officiating .(519-674-3141) Donations made by cheque to Huron House Boys Home-Bright's Grove, Learning Diabilities Chatham-Kent or Thamesview Lodge- Support Care Room appreciated. Private interment Trinity Cemetery.
GAGNER: Claude In the presence of the Divine Mercy, Claude Gagner passed away peacefully at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance on Thursday, September 25th, 2003 after a lengthy illness. Born in Chatham 58 years ago, Claude is the beloved son of Hilda (Jubenville) and the late Norbert Gagner (2001). Surviving is his beloved wife Diane (Robert). Loving and giving father to his children Jean-Claude (John) Gagner and his wife Lisa; Lisa Carr and her husband Dan; and three grandchildren whom he loved very much; Felicia Gagner, Kennedy and Jordan Carr. Also survived by a brother Robert Gagner; a sister Connie Abel and her husband Terry; Godmother Shirley Lyons; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Phil and Rosita Blais. Also many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a brother Ronald Gagner; brother-in-law Joe Robert and sister-in-law Yvette Robert. Claude was a member of the Moose Lodge #1692 (Fellowship Degree) to which he graciously donated his time and talents to its improvement throughout the years. He was a millwright at General Motors in Windsor for 27 years. He loved doing his crossword puzzles every night and donated his talent and woodworking skills so generously. He is now called by the Master Carpenter to continue his work in Heaven. Friends will be received at the Funeral home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham on Friday from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Parish Prayers on Friday at 7:00 p.m. followed by Moose Lodge Service at 8:00 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 52 Croydon Street, Chatham on Saturday, September 27, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow.
Alice A. Carson
CARSON: Alice A. (Alliet). A resident of Chatham and formerly of Ridgetown passed away at Thamesview Lodge, Chatham on Friday, September 26, 2003 at the age of 86. Born in London, England, daughter of the late Alfred and Emma (Wosfold) Osborne. Beloved wife of the late Adolf Alliet (1978) and the late Frederick Carson (1998). Dear mother of Patricia and John Carrick of Ridgetown, Mary Cogghe of Shrewsbury, Edna and Bob Plant of Wallaceburg, and Elsie and Norman Carsons of St. Thomas. Grandmother of 4 and great-grandmother of 8. Sister of the late Mary Manning, Phebe Hawes, and Alfred Osborne. Family will receive friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 76 Main St. East, Ridgetown on Sunday from 2:00-5:00 p.m.(519-674-3141) Funeral Service at the Funeral Home on Monday, September 29, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Ridgetown. Donations by cheque to the Ridgetown Rotary Club would be appreciated.
Oleson: Wilhelmina a resident of Thamesview Lodge, Chatham passed away peacefully at her residence on Monday September 29, 2003 at the age of 85 years.. Born in Helmond, The Netherlands she was the daughter of the late Pieter and Anna Verhees. Beloved wife of the late John Oleson (1985). Dear mother of Marianne and her husband The Rev. Allan Livingstone of Goderich, and Peter Oleson and his wife Cathy of Victoria B.C.. Loved by her grandchildren Stephanie and Emily Livingstone, Martina, Rebecca, Valerie and Mitchell Oleson. Great grandmother of Chalene, Maria, Stephanie and Jaden. Also survived by 3 sisters in the Netherlands and predeceased by 1sister and 3 brothers. Mrs Oleson came to Canada in 1953 with her husband John. Oma and Opa spent 41 years of happy marriage in the Kitchener-Waterloo area. Cremation has taken place. A family graveside service will be held in Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo at a later date. Donations made by cheque to the Alzheimer Society or Holy Trinity Anglican Church Memorial Fund appreciated. McKinlay Funeral 459 St. Clair St. Chatham ON N7L 3K6 (519-351-2040) entrusted with the arrangements.
A resident of Chatham, died at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Public General Campus on Friday October 3, 2003 at the age of 53. Born in Chatham, son of Mary Shreve of Chatham, and the late Harry Shreve. Beloved husband of Angie Shreve. Loving father of Kristin, Jenna, and Tanya Shreve, all of Chatham. Brother of Robert Shreve of Hamilton, Hilda and Sandy Scott of North Buxton, Ellwood and Judy Shreve of Chatham, Gord and Myrna Shreve of Hamilton, Garnet and Allison Shreve of Blind River, Linda Dudley of Chatham, and Allen Shreve of Chatham. Predeceased by brother Norman Shreve, and brother-in-law Paul Dudley. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Murray was an employee of Oxford Automotive, Wallaceburg since 1987. Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham on Sunday 2:00-4:30 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral Service from the Funeral Home on Monday October 6, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Fr. Gregory Bonin of St. Joseph�s Catholic Church officiating. Interment St. Anthony Cemetery, Chatham. Donations made by cheque to Canadian Cancer Society appreciated.
A resident of Chatham passed away at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Public General Campus on Tuesday October 7, 2003 at the age of 84 years. Born in Chatham Ontario, the daughter of the late Dave and Blanch (Lucier) Lozon. Beloved wife of 66 years of Mede Authier. Dear mother of Yvonne Duceder, Jean Robertson and her husband Ken, Leo Authier and his companion Leona all of Chatham and the late Jim Authier (1995). Mother-in-law of Norma Basili, Alvina Authier and the late Gerald Duceder (1994) Loved by her grandchildren Geraldine, Lori, Bradley, David, Jacqueline, Pamela, Ray and Christopher, and 7 great grandchildrern. Sister of the late Lester Lozon and survived by a sister-in-law Leona Lozon of Chatham. The Authier family will receive friends at The Funeral Home, 459 St.Clair St., Chatham on Friday 2:00-4:30 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Parish Prayers 3:00 p.m. Friday. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Church 145 Victoria Ave., Chatham on Saturday October 11, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. with Rev Fr. Joseph Nevett officiating. Interment of the cremated remains St.Anthony's Cemetery, Chatham. Donations made by cheque to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation appreciated by the family.