Articles By: JD Booth

Paisley (nee Howlett), Anna Margaret, (Dec. 19, 2014)

paisley obit

Died peacefully on Friday, December 19, 2014 at C.E.E. Hospital of Bluewater Health, Petrolia. ANNA MARGARET PAISLEY (nee Howlett), 89 years, was of Petrolia. She is survived by her husband Ted, with whom she enjoyed 68 years of marriage. Anna was a loving mother to David and his wife Debbie Paisley, Doug Paisley, and the […]

Sterry, Gladys, (Dec. 19, 2014)

Peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospice on Friday, December 19, 2014, Gladys Sterry passed away at the age of 88. Beloved wife of the late Victor (2012). Dear sister of Marjorie Ashcroft of Sarnia and sister-in-law of Kenneth Sterry and his family of Australia. Gladys is survived by her niece Josephine and her husband Robert and […]

Wareham (nee Ebert), Hella, (Dec. 19, 2014)

wareham obit

The sunshine has gone out of our lives and our lives will never ever be the same. It is with profound sadness that we announce the departure of our much loved mother, Hella Wareham (nee Ebert) on December 19, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Ronald Wareham and much loved mother of […]

Fox, Robert ‘Bob’ George, (Dec. 19, 2014)

Peacefully passed away at the I.O.O.F. Senior’s Home in Barrie on 19 December 2014. Bob was 78 years young at his passing. Bob leaves behind his children Susan, Tom, Don, Karen, and Celia. Grandfather to Robert Bradley, Edmund, Jennifer, Zachary, Jack, Megan, Vanessa, Robert Royce, Andrew, Paul Joseph, Wesley Robert, Cody and April. Great Grandfather […]

Family of man missing for two years hoping to locate him

Donald Feddes

About a year after they first began looking, Sarnia Police say they are hoping members of the public will be able to help them locate a man who has been missing for nearly two years. Donald Feddes, 57, has not been seen or heard from by his family. In the past, Feddes was working as […]

Sarnia firefighters will get 3% annual pay hike

Sarnia Fire and Rescue

Sarnia City Council, after initially rejecting a new contract deal with 125 firefighters, has said yes to a three-year deal that is already a year old. Firefighters will receive an automatic 3% increase, retroactive to January 1, 2014 (1.5% that took effect on that day, another 1.5% that kicked in July 1, 2014). New Year’s […]

Johnston, Shawn, (Dec. 16, 2014)

JOHNSTON, Shawn – Passed away on Tuesday, December 16, 2014, at the age of 45. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME , 1576 London Line, Sarnia. Memories and condolences may be sent online at

Hillis, Norma, (Dec. 17, 2014)

Peacefully, surrounded by loving family and friends, on Wednesday, December 17, 2014, at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Norma Hillis passed away at the age of 81. Beloved wife of the late Gordon Hillis (1985). Loving  mother of Tom Hillis, Lynne (Jean Jacques) Peuker (Arbaz, Switzerland) and Leslie Hillis (Kevin Kuindersma). Cherished grandmother of Michael, Marc, and […]

Armitage (nee Senior), Sheila Elizabeth, (Dec. 17, 2014)

armitage obit

Peacefully on Wednesday, December 17, 2014, with her family at her bedside. She is fondly remembered by Frank, her husband of 62 years, her sons Stephen (Monica) and Ian and his wife Diana, her grandsons Grant, John and Hugh, her son-in-law Chris Schooley, and her sister Maude Milner in England. She was predeceased by her […]

Public gets first glimpse of developers’ vision for SGH property

Jane Cooper, Sarnia's director of planning and building, spoke on Wednesday night at a meeting designed to begin public discussion about a proposed redevelopment of the former Sarnia General Hospital site.

While much of the  details are still very much open for discussion, five local developers who hope to transform the former Sarnia General Hospital property on Mitton Street got their chance to at least present some very healthy hints as to what they have in mind if they are able to get zoning approvals for the purchase. […]