Articles By: JD Booth

Creaner, Kevin Patrick, (Nov. 18, 2014)

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It is with tremendous sorrow, we announce the sudden passing of our amazing husband, father & grandad Kevin Patrick Creaner. Born on August 19, 1931 in Dublin, Ireland, one of 10 children, he joined the RAF and served in Egypt. Upon return to England he worked for years at Vickers – Armstrong. After immigrating to […]

Fraser, Peter Alexander, (Nov. 17, 2014)

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FRASER, Peter Alexander - Peter Alexander Fraser (January 22, 1947 – November 17, 2014) passed away at the age of 67 after a lengthy illness with cancer. Like the strong man he was, he held off this horrible disease longer than anyone expected. Peter, as I sit by your side on the last days of your […]

‘Absolute bright light’ celebrates her 100th birthday at Fairwinds Lodge

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It was a joyous occasion at Fairwinds Lodge Retirement Residence on Thursday, November 20 as team members, fellow residents and the family of Irma Kern all came together to celebrate her 100th birthday. Irma, who has lived at Fairwinds Lodge since 2011, is involved in daily activities and is “an absolute bright light here” as described by […]

Sarnia-Lambton Gives, one text at a time

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By JACK POIRIER I remember one of my high school teachers once saying to me, “No one has ever become poor by giving.” It was during one of those frequent discussions during religion class about the benefits of giving to others, helping the less fortunate; basically doing unto others … I’m sure you’ve heard a […]

Spitzig (nee Heslip), Cammie Ilene, (Nov. 18, 2014)

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At Bluewater Health, Sarnia, on Tuesday, November 18, 2014. Cammie Ilene Spitzig (nee Heslip) of Courtright, was in her 85th year. Cammie was a loving wife to the late Harold Spitzig (1997). She will be missed by her children, Wayne and Christina Spitzig, Richard Spitzig, Brenda and Mark Penfound, Rusty and Deanna Spitzig, and Bonnie […]

Fraser, John Blake, (Nov. 19, 2014)

Peacefully at Bluewater Health on Wednesday, November 19, 2014, John Blake Fraser passed away at the age of 91. Beloved husband of Patricia Nolet Fraser. Loving father of Rosie Cundick (Lynn), Kathy Harris (Joel) and Bradley Fraser (Carol), and step-father of Rita Smith (Bill) and Dorothy Griffith (Gord). Fondly remembered by his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, […]

Powers (Kendall), Joan Marie, (Nov. 17, 2014)

Peacefully on Monday, November 17, 2014 at Trillium Villa Nursing Home, Joan Marie (Kendall) Powers passed away at the age of 69.  A graveside service will be held for Joan on Friday, November 21, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at Resurrection Cemetery, 1885 London Line, Sarnia.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the charity of your […]

Abra (nee Mickleborough), Elda Loreen, (Nov. 18, 2014)

Peacefully at C.E.E. Hospital, Petrolia, on Tuesday, November 18, 2014, Elda Loreen Abra passed away at the age of 79. Beloved wife of the late “Pat” Melvin C. Abra (2010). Loving mother of John (Debbie) Abra and Robert (Nancy) Abra. Cherished grandmother of Mark Abra, Amanda (Ron) Wambaugh, Pam Abra (Tim Richardson), and Robert Abra […]

Sarnia Police charge 17-year-old driver with careless driving after collision

A collision with a hydro pole has earned a 17-year-old Sarnia driver a charge of careless driving by Sarnia Police. The incident, which occurred about 11 a.m. Tuesday (November 18), occurred when the driver’s vehicle left the road and struck the hydro pole on the south side of Exmouth. Sarnia Police, Sarnia Fire, and Lambton […]

Sarnia area gets another ‘look at us’ article in Globe and Mail

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We may have some visitors coming to Sarnia. And they might be staying a while. An article in Wednesday’s Globe and Mail newspaper (November 19) may be sparking interest in the community, where homes can be had for under a $100,000, according to Sean Ryan, a local Realtor with Century 21 Bluewater, who was quoted […]