Articles By: JD Booth

Brouwers (Johnson), Diane Marilyn, (August 3, 2014)

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Diane Marilyn (Johnson) Brouwers age 74 of Reece’s Corners, passed away peacefully August 3, 2014 at University Hospital, London surrounded by her family. Beloved wife of the late Cory Brouwers (2000). Loving mother of Susan (Tom) Hennessey, Patrick (Joyce) Brouwers, Tammy (Bruce) Macklin all of Sarnia. Special grandmother to John (Raelin) Hennessey, Crystal (Dean) Cherry, [...]

McLaughlin, Neil Wilbert, (August 5, 2014)

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McLAUGHLIN, Neil Wilbert – Age 78 of Sarnia, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at Bluewater Health, Sarnia. Neil will be lovingly remembered by his Aunt Dorothy, many cousins and special friends. He is predeceased by his mother Verna (Mannen) in 1979 and his father Wilbert in 1984. Neil retired from Dow but [...]

Bryce, Penny Louise, (August 2, 2014)

BRYCE, Mrs. Penny Louise – On Saturday, August 2, 2014, Penny Louise Bryce, surrounded by her loving family, slipped the surly bonds of earth to dwell in the house of her Lord forever. Penny is survived by her husband Lyle, daughters Lesley (Steve) Neath and Danielle (Gary) Neath, and grandchildren Amelia and Max. Also survived [...]

Bruno, Gisele Aline, (August 4, 2014)

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BRUNO, Gisele Aline – At Vision Nursing Home on Monday, August 4th , 2014 at the age of 89. Beloved wife of the late David (1983). Loving mother of Annette (Al) St. Jean, Sarnia. Dear loving grandmother of Allan, Joanne, Mike (Brooke) and Jamie (Alyssa). Cherished great grandmother of Ryan, Ashley, Randy, Jessie, Aiden, Mya, [...]

Sting receives player commitment from rising Czech star

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The Sarnia Sting has received an official commitment from Pavel Zacha to play for the Sting in the upcoming season. Zacha, a 17-year-old forward from the Czech Republic, spent the majority of the 2013-14 Season with Liberec’s main club after an impressive start with the team’s U20 squad. In 10 games with the junior team, Zacha [...]

Local Habitat for Humanity completes home in partnership with Lambton College

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Megan Johnston and her 8-year-old daughter now have a new set of keys and a safe, decent and affordable place to call “home” thanks to Habitat for Humanity Sarnia/Lambton and the hard work of students enrolled in several programs offered through Lambton College’s Skilled Trades Training Centre. Ground breaking for the home, at 928 Ennisclaire, [...]

Lawn bowlers raise more than $1,200 at Breast Cancer Tournament

Sandy and Nick Symes of Sarnia prevailed over 21 other pairs teams when the annual Breast Cancer Tournament was held at the Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club on Civic Holiday Monday. The event raised over $1,200 for the Breast Cancer Society.

It was a good day for bowling and charity at the Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club on the holiday Monday, Aug. 4. Twenty-two Open Pairs teams took part in the annual Breast Cancer Tournament, with over $1,200 raised for the Breast Cancer Society. Competitors came from Grand Bend, London, Milton, Forest and Dresden, but in the [...]

Removing then restoring Cull Drain Bridge may be most cost effective option for Sarnia City Council

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Sarnia City Council will meet on Thursday morning at special meeting to deal with an engineer’s report that recommends the immediate removal of the Cull Drain Bridge. But at least one local member of the Sarnia Historical Society is suggesting the least costly and most desirable option would be to lift the deteriorating bridge and [...]

Scully, John Francis, (August 3, 2014)

Peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, August 3, 2014, John Scully passed away at the age of 91.  Loving and devoted husband of the late Kathleen Joyce Scully (2013).  Beloved father of James W. (Lorraine) Scully and Susan F. (Ralph) Lee. Cherished grandfather of Alison (Chuck) Ewart, Kathryn Lee, James Scully and Laura [...]

Hoekstra, Catharina, (August 3, 2014)

Peacefully at Bluewater Health on Sunday, August 3, 2014, Catharina Hoekstra passed away at the age of 82. Beloved wife of the late Dirk Hoekstra (2002). Loving mother of Bill (Tamie), John (Lori), Flo (Pete) Van Kampen and Alice (Mike) Sullivan. Cherished grandmother of Stacie (Kevin), Lyndsay, Matt, Steve, Amanda, Nic, and Christian. Treasured great [...]