Articles By: JD Booth

Lucchese (nee Iacobelli), Alda Pasqualina (June 24, 2014)

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After the loss of her dear sister, it is with deeply saddened hearts that the family announces the sudden passing of Alda Pasqualina (nee Iacobelli) Lucchese on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at the age of 87. Beloved wife of the late Enrico Lucchese (2004). Loving mother of Bianca Maria (Jim) Hare and Antonia (Roy) Turner. [...]

Young (nee Gallie), Betty Louise, (June 23, 2014)

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Peacefully, on Monday, June 23, 2014 at Fiddick’s Nursing Home, surrounded by family, Betty Louise (nee Gallie) Young passed away at the age of 69. Beloved wife for 49 years of Gerald Young. Loving mother of Steve (Lisa) Young, Greg Young, and Suzanne Young(Chris Verbrugge). Treasured grandmother of Shawn, Kassandra, Nate and Ethan. Cherished great-grandmother [...]

Fire officials issue cautionary note for home fireworks displays


Sarnia Fire Rescue Service is recommending that members of the public opt to attend public fireworks displays hosted by a community. “If you still choose to have a family fireworks or an informal neighbourhood display, check with your local fire department about regulations regarding fireworks and any city by-laws related to fireworks,” said Tom Marshall, [...]

Jackson, Michael ‘Mike,’ (June 22, 2014)

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It is with extreme sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Mike Jackson, peacefully, on Sunday, June 22, 2014. Predeceased by the love of his life, Betty Jackson, in 2012. Dad was so dedicated to his family, and that will be terribly missed. He showed incredible strength every day, while enduring many medical challenges. [...]

Simmons, Kathleen Emily, (June 22, 2014)

Peacefully at Bluewater Health on Sunday, June 22, 2014, Kathleen Emily Simmons passed away at the age of 90. Beloved wife of the late Frederick Simmons (2004). Loving mother of John Simmons (Judy) and Christine Young, and mother-in-law of Jackie Simmons. Cherished grandmother of Mark, Laura, Ian and Erin Simmons, Colin and Alec Young, and [...]

Robbins (Bullock), Elva Mae, (June 22, 2014)

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At Bluewater Health on Sunday, June 22, 2014, ELVA MAE (BULLOCK) ROBBINS, age 85 of Sarnia passed away. She was the loving wife of Stanley Burke Robbins and dear mother of Chuck (Jan), Randy (Angela) and John (Sherry), grandmother of Genesis (Neal), Randy Jr. (Olivia) and Gabriel (Ken), Shane (Brittany) and Darren (Hayatt), and Kim, great-grandmother [...]

Kelly, Myrtle, (June 23, 2014)

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KELLY, Myrtle – Peacefully in the early hours of June 23, 2014 at Fiddick’s Nursing Home, Petrolia, at the remarkable age of 90. Predeceased by husband, Cameron (2012), parents Eliza Jane (Dawson) and David Fader, sisters Mabel (Shea), Mary and Maude Fader, brothers, Archie, Roy and Vidal, sister-in-law Dorothy and Margaret. She leaves to mourn [...]

Get the Ball Rolling ready to rock Stoke’s Bay lawn this Saturday

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This Saturday (June 28th) is one of Sarnia’s biggest summer concerts—Get the Ball Rolling. The outdoor event, held on the lawn at Stoke’s Bay Sarnia, will feature some of Canada’s best and most well-known musical accts. This unique concert venue will give residents and visitors the opportunity to hear the sounds of the Standstills, Autumns [...]

Sarnia Council extends deadline for RBC-2 ice rink negotiations

Sarnia City Council has extended its June 30 2014 deadline for completing negotiations with Lambton College on the divestiture of RBC-2, the second ice pad associated with the RBC Centre. Staff at the City will use the time (and money granted by Council) to complete a structural assessment of the property, which was asked for [...]

Maxfield, Grantland Howard, (June 22, 2014)

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Peacefully, with his family at his side, Grant passed away at Bluewater Health at the age of 84 on Sunday, June 22, 2014. Grantland Howard Maxfield, son of George Harper (Flip) and Beulah Audrey (Ward) Maxfield was born on January 18, 1930 in Forest, Ontario. Grant moved from Forest to Sarnia to work at Imperial [...]