Articles By: JD Booth

RAIL Advocacy Group recognized by Lambton County Warden as ‘Citizen of Month’

Mike Bradley, Mayor, City of Sarnia; Ed Banninga, Treasurer, RAIL Advocacy In Lambton (RAIL); Eileen Viola, 2nd Vice President, RAIL; Mabel Higgins, Vice President, RAIL; Todd Case, Warden, County of Lambton; and Jim Houston, President, RAIL.

Lambton County’s Warden is recognizing Rail Advocacy In Lambton (RAIL) for its commitment to advocating for enhanced passenger rail service locally and regionally.  Todd Case presented RAIL executives with the Warden’s Citizen of the Month award for May outside of the Sarnia VIA Rail station Thursday morning. The group has been actively meeting with community [...]

Heaman, Wes, (May 25, 2014)

HEAMAN, Wes – Surrounded by his family, at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia Wesley Lawrence Heaman of Alvinston, passed away on Sunday, May 25, 2014, in his 74th year. Predeceased by his wife Fran (Bell) (2013). Survived by his son Eugene (Huey) Levasseur and wife Jean (Duncan) of Watford, daughters, Monique (Mikie) Passingham (Levasseur) and husband [...]

Flanagan, Ronald, (May 16, 2014)

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FLANAGAN, Ronald Andrew – At Bluewater Health-Palliative Care on Friday, May 16, 2014 at the age of 67. Father of Tanya Bucchan, Toronto, Tara Flanagan, Barrie, and Michael Flanagan, Toronto. Grandfather of Chloe, Shae, Olivia, Miguel and Evangelina. A celebration of Ron’s life will be held at the Royal Canadian Naval Club, 1420 Lougar St., [...]

Oliver, Christopher James, (May 26, 2014)

Christopher James Oliver, age 17 yrs of Corunna passed away tragically. Loving son of Elaine Oliver and Dave Ramsay of Corunna. Much loved younger brother of Nic (Sarah) of Sarnia, Laura of Nova Scotia and Amanda of Sarnia. Treasured grandson of Barb Taylor of Petrolia, Judy Foster (Ken Pembleton) of Camlachie and Bill Oliver (Cathy) [...]

Hawkins, George Dawson, (May 25, 2014)

Peacefully at his residence on Sunday May 25, 2014 GEORGE DAWSON HAWKINS age 67 of Sarnia. George is survived by his sister Barbara (Harley) and brothers Bill (Flora) & Terry. Predeceased by his mother & father Verna and John Hawkins, his sister Jacqueline and brothers Tom & Wayne. George is also survived by many nieces [...]

Bluewater Health hosts first year medical students for Discovery Week

Dr. Rishi Duggal and first year medical student Edwin Wu in the Diagnostic Imaging Department at Bluewater Health in Sarnia.

Some of the newest future doctors got a taste of real medicine at work with their visit this week to Bluewater Health in Sarnia and Petrolia. The visitors, some 15 first-year students from the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University, will finish up their May 26-29 visit tomorrow (Thursday). The program, coordinated [...]

Shabsove, Marsha, (May 24, 2014)

SHABSOVE, Marsha – It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Marsha Shabsove at Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto on Saturday, May 24th, 2014, in her 76th year, after her battle with Cancer. She was born in Sharon, Pennsylvania. Marsha was the daughter of the late Aurthur and Lillian Schanz. Educated at Penn [...]

Darcy (Lapierre), Noreen, (May 23, 2014)

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DARCY, Noreen (Lapierre) – Peacefully with family by her side at Bluewater Health, Palliative Care on Friday, May 23, 2014, Noreen died after a sudden and brief illness at the age of 84. Beloved wife of the late Clarence (1993). Loving mother of John, Kanata, ON, Patrick, Prince Albert, SK, Jim (Jane), Sarnia, Kevin, Sarnia, [...]

Savrda, David Donald, (May 20, 2014)

Peacefully at Bluewater Health on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, David Donald Savrda passed away at the age of 53.Beloved grandson of the late Maria and Andrew Skapura. A graveside service will be held at Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery, 1190 Glen Allen Drive, Sarnia, on Friday, May, 30, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Sympathy may be expressed through [...]

Junek (Dawson), Doreen, (May 24, 2014)

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Junek; Doreen (Dawson) – Doreen was born January 28th, 1928, she passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday May 24th, 2014 at St Joseph’s Hospice. Beloved wife of the late Alvin Junek and special friend to the late Bruce Cardow. Loving mother of Candy Pollard, Cindy LaCourse (Jim DeRush) and Mark [...]