WATTERS - With her family at her side at Bluewater Health - Continuing Care on February 23, 2004, MARY KARETTA (LUND) WATTERS, age 68 of Sarnia. Born in Billingham, England, she immigrated to Canada with her parents and siblings in September 1952 and started working at Imperial Oil Refinery later in 1952. Karetta married Bill Watters in March of 1957 and raised two sons David and Douglas (wife Marina). Proud grandmother of Kaylea, Austin, Brysen, and Hunter. Dear sister of Helen Lund, Sarnia, Stella & husband Terry Chattington, Ilderton, and John & wife Debbie Lund, Woodstock. Beloved and much loved aunt of Jennifer and Lesley Chattington, London, UK, and Andrew Lund, Woodstock. Cousin of Mavis Killan, London, ON, and John & wife Anna McFerran, London, ON. Cherished friend for over 40 years of Jane & Max Haggett and family, Sarnia. Predeceased by parents John & Evelyn Lund. After several part-time jobs in Real Estate Offices, she joined the Lambton County Board of Education in 1969 working at Northern Collegiate for several years and then to Lakeroad Public School where she worked until her retirement in September of 1995. Visitation at the McKenzie & Blundy Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 431 Christina St. N. Wednesday 7-9 p.m. The memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, February 26, 2004 at Canon Davis Memorial Anglican Church officiated by The Ven. Dr. Gordon J.J. Simmons. Interment Lakeview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Ontario Alzheimer Society, Research Dept., #202-12 Bay St., Toronto, ON M5Y 2A5.
Anna Vandentop (See note)
VANDENTOP - At Lambton Meadowview Villa on Saturday, February 21, 2004. ANNA (SOLODIUK) VANDENTOP, age 87. Beloved wife of the late John. Dear mother of Donald & his wife Barbara, John and Alan, Sarnia. Grandmother of Teresa & Bob Malaryk, Hamilton and Christina & Mike Hystead, Sarnia. Great-grandmother of Jacob and Tiana Malaryk and Michaela Hystead. Sister of Mary Pyne and her husband Donald, Sarnia, Doris Smolarski and Pauline Starostic, Niagara Falls, Ollie Martens, B.C., Emily Surovy, Bill Solodiuk, Mike Solodiuk and Ted Solodiuk, Manitoba. Sister-in-law of Florence Solodiuk, Niagara Falls. Predeceased by brothers Steve, Paul, Peter, John and Andy Solodiuk. Anna was a member of the Moose Lodge, Silver Threads. Visitation at the McKenzie & Blundy Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 431 Christina St. N., Sarnia, Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Panakhyda 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated with Fr. Edward Yarema 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. George's Ukrainian Catholic Church (1045 Rosedale Ave.). Interment Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may send memorial donations to the charity of their choice.
Conceicao (Tina) Arruda
Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m., Saturday, April 17, 2004 St. Joseph's Church, Sarnia
Celebrated by Fr. Eugene Bugala, Entombment Our Lady of Mercy Mausoleum
ARRUDA - CONCEICAO (TINA) Born 25 December 1965. Died at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, Ontario on Good Friday, 9 April 2004. She fought a courageous battle with cancer. Loving daughter of Evaristo Medeiros Arruda of Sarnia, Ontario. Predeceased by mother Dialina de Sao Jose Moreira Furtado Arruda. She will be greatly missed by brother Antonio (Tony) Filomeno Arruda, sister-in-law, Dr. Wilma Grace Arruda, nephew Christopher Anthony, niece Brittany Grace of Nanaimo, British Columbia. Sister Maria de Fatima Arruda, brother-in-law Terrance Corry, nephews Ivan Nicholas and William Anthony Corry, all of Newmarket, Ontario. Visitation at the McKenzie & Blundy Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 431 N. Christina St., Sarnia 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Friday where prayers will be offered at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph's Church celebrated by Father Eugene Bugala. Entombment Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy please donate generously to the Canadian Cancer Society, 118 N. Victoria St., Sarnia N7T 5W9
DOCHSTADER – With his family by his side at Bluewater Health – Palliative Care, on May 20, 2004, HAROLD “DOC” FRANCIS DOCHSTADER age 83. Beloved husband of the late Lorraine (Gauthier) (1998). Cherished father of Dennis & wife Linda, Calgary AB, David & wife Ronnie, Sarnia, Jeannette Mellon, Sarnia, Dan & wife Denise, North Delta BC, Dean & wife Beverly, Courtright, and Doug & wife Shirley, Sarnia. Dear grandfather of Raymond, Todd, Jeannette, Bobbie-Jo, Derek, Nicole, Michael, Alyssa, Drew, Becky, Leigh-Anne, Nick, Matt, Gabrielle, and Kurtis. Also survived by several great-grandchildren. Brother of Mary Vanrooyen, Sarnia, Lillian Egan, Sarnia and Sister Jean Dochstader, Windsor. Predeceased by brother Louis and parents Joseph & Helena (Forester) Dochstader. Harold was a retired Machinist and Systems Analyst for Esso Chemical with over 42 years service. He was a member of the Bluewater Golf Course in Bayfield and a summer resident of Pine Lake Family Campground in Bayfield since 1978. Visitation at the McKenzie & Blundy Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 431 Christina St. N., Sarnia, Monday 6-9 p.m. where prayers will be offered at 8:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Fr. Len Desjardins, Tuesday 10:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church. Interment Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery. In appreciation for the care given to Doc, the family requests donations to The Community Care Access Centre, 1150 Pontiac Dr., Sarnia, N7T 7H9, or to the Occupational Health Clinic for Ontario Workers, 171 Kendall St., Pt. Edward, N7V 4G6.
DEMELO – At her residence on Tuesday, May 25, 2004. MARIA DEMELO, age 64 of Sarnia. Beloved wife of the late Jose. Adored mother of Maria & her husband Steve Brooks, Sarnia, Natalia & her husband Joel Manaigre, Trenton and Paula & her husband Tony Adriano, Woodstock. Grandmother of Lisa and Amanda Anjos, Justine DeMelo, Tyler and Alex, Renell and Stephan Manaigre and Christa and Adam Adriano. Great-grandmother of Dante. Visitation at the McKenzie & Blundy Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 431 Christina St. N., Sarnia 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Fr. Rick Janisse 10 a.m. Friday at St. Benedict’s Church. Interment Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may send memorial donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation, 774 London Rd., N7T 4Y1.
BUCHAN – At Bluewater Health – Continuing Care on June 8, 2004, NETTIE BUCHAN, age 69. Beloved wife of Edward for 43 years. Cherished mother of Sharon Vandendriessche & husband David, Sarnia. Sister of Olga Tisnic & husband Thomas, Saskatoon, Laddy Didur, Simpson SK, John Didur & wife Lois, Georgetown, and sister-in-law of Les McDonald, Swift Current and Verla Didur, Kensenton. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by sister Sophie and brother Matt, and parents Fred & Nellie (Regus) Didur. Nettie was an active member of the Jehovah’s Witness Riverview Congregation and served as a volunteer minister throughout Canada including Saskatchewan, Ontario, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia. A memorial service to celebrate Nettie’s life will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, June 12, 2004 at The Kingdom Hall (550 Murphy Rd., Sarnia). As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish, may send memorial donations to WatchTower Bible and Tract Society of Canada or to the charity of choice. Arrangements entrusted to McKenzie & Blundy Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, Sarnia (519-344-3131)
DUGUAY - At Bluewater Health - Norman Street, Sarnia on Monday, June 7, 2004 after a courageous battle with mesothelioma cancer, REGINALD NOEL DUGUAY, at the age of 61 passed away peacefully. Dearly loved son of Doris Duguay (predeceased by father Ovila Duguay - 1973). Reg is loved and remembered by sister Marquita McArthur and brother Reno Duguay and his wife Sandy, all of Sarnia and daughter Nicole DeJong and her husband Roger of St. Clair Shores, Michigan and granddaughter Giselle DeJong. Also survived by several nieces, nephews and friends. A committal will take place at the cremation scattering garden at Lakeview Cemetery on June 14, 2004 at 1:30 p.m. Arrangements by McKenzie & Blundy Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 431 N. Christina St. Sarnia (519-344-3131). Sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Scoiety, 118 N. Victoria St., Sarnia N7T 5W9 or to Bluewater Health - Palliative Care, 89 Norman St., Sarnia N7T 6S3.
VOIKOS - Passed away quietly in his sleep at Bluewater Health - Mitton St. Site on Sunday, August 22, 2004. PETER VOIKOS, age 79 of Sarnia. Beloved husband of Christina (Simeonakis). Dear father of Jim Voikos, Sarnia and the late George Voikos. Brother of Steven Voikos & his wife Helen, Toronto and Olga Voikos, Toronto. Visitation at the McKenzie & Blundy Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 431 Christina St. N., Sarnia, 6-8 p.m. Thursday. The funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. Friday, August 27, 2004 at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 204 N. East St., Sarnia. Interment Lakeview Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may send memorial donations to Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation 774 London Rd., Sarnia N7T 4Y1.
BARRETT - At Bluewater Health - Mitton St., on Tuesday, August 24, 2004. CHARLES ORTIE BARRETT, age 91 of Sarnia. Beloved husband of Mabel (Geary). Dear father of Bill & his wife Debbie, Terra Cotta, John & his wife Debbie, Sarnia, and the late Tom Barrett. Loving grandfather of Shawn, Robert and Kara. Predeceased by parents William and Bertha, sister Oleata Harrison and brother Bruce Barrett. A memorial service will be held at Vision Nursing Home 2 p.m. Sunday, September 12, 2004. Arrangements entrusted to McKenzie & Blundy Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 431 Christina St. N., Sarnia, 344-3131. As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may send memorial donations to the Paterson Memorial Church Mission Fund, 120 S. Russell St., Sarnia N7T 3L1.
CHORLEY - Peacefully, at Bluewater Health, Mitton Site on August 26, 2004 LEONARD 'LEN' GEORGE CHORLEY age 93, of Sarnia & Corunna and formerly of Niagara Falls. Beloved husband of the late Iva (Aulthouse) (1994). Cherished father of Sharon Sandau & husband Rudy, Corunna. Dear grandfather of Scott Sandau, Corunna, and Brian Sandau & wife Angela, Waterloo. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brother-in-law William Aulthouse, and sisters-in-law Ruby Ring and Edna Rogers. Len immigrated to from England to Canada in 1921 and retired from Lionite Abrasives in Niagara Falls with over 20 years service. In 1984 he and Iva moved to Corunna to be closer to their daughter & her family. Len was a member of the Photography and Horticultural Clubs of Niagara Falls, and enjoyed his membership with the Family Campers and RVers in Niagara Falls and Corunna. Len lived at Residence on the St. Clair for the last three years. Visitation at the McKenzie & Blundy Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 431 Christina St. N., Sarnia Friday 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday in the McKenzie & Blundy Chapel. Cremation to follow. As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may send memorial donations to the Alzhiemer Society, 110 Water St, Sarnia N7T 5T3.
Memorial Service Will be held Friday, September 3, 2004 in the McKenzie & Blundy Chapel at 12:00 noon officiated by Rev. Dick Hebbourn and Rev. Byron Gilmore.
GRIMSHAW - Peacefully at Bluewater Health - Mitton Site, Sarnia after a short illness on August 26, 2004, VIOLET LOUISE (LYE) GRIMSHAW, age 100 of Sarnia, formerly of Toronto. Wife of the late Gordon Grimshaw (1949). Beloved mother of Robert. Mother-in-law to Marilyn and Sandi. Loving grandmother of Robert & wife Mary Ann, Douglas & wife Katherine, Lynne & husband Jim Carfrae, and Drew. Great-grandmother to Olivia and Ian Grimshaw, Sam, Ben and Charlie Grimshaw, Lindsey & Johanna Carfrae. Life long friend of Ethel Nathan. Visitation will be held Thursday 7-9 p.m. and Friday 10:30 a.m. - 12 noon. A service celebrating Violet's life will be held 12:00 noon Friday at the McKenzie & Blundy Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 431 N. Christina St., Sarnia. As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may send memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, 774 London Road, Sarnia N7T 4Y1 or the Canadian Cancer Society, 714 Lite St., Point Edward, N7V 1A6