Articles By: JD Booth

Patterson, Vernon Inglis, (June 24, 2014)

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PATTERSON, Vernon Inglis – Born 1935 in Flin Flon, Manitoba to Lillian and Wilfred Patterson. Passed away June 24, 2014 in Edmonton Alberta. Vern was previously deceased by his wife Sandra and will be greatly missed by his loving children: Carlene (Tim Palinkas), Karen, Greg (Rena LaRose), and Malcolm. Grandchildren: Brandy (Paul Brophy), Joey, Deonne [...]

Bradley, May Elizabeth, (June 25, 2014)

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May passed away early in the morning of Wednesday June 25th, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Hospice in her 76th year. Predeceased by parents Harold Johnston and mother Bena Boardman. Beloved wife of the late Des Bradley (2008). Loved mother of Michael Bradley and Colleen Bradley, both of Sarnia. Loving grandmother of Stacey, Michael and Ashley [...]

Meadus, Avis Letitia ‘Mootoo,’ (June 26, 2014)

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Peacefully at Bluewater Health, on Thursday, June 26, 2014, Avis Letitia (Mootoo) Meadus passed away at the age of 77.  Beloved wife of William J. Meadus.  Loving mother of Jon Meadus (Jennifer Zanting), Kim Meadus-Guest (Glenn Guest), Laila Meadus and Kira Meadus-Andrews (Dan Andrews).  Cherished grandmother of Quinn, Issac and Mariika Meadus, Kailey and Brittany [...]

Rose, Sheila Dianne, (May 25, 2014)

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ROSE, Sheila Dianne C.M., Ph.D. – March 25, 1942 to May 25, 2014 Sheila Rose passed away at Whitehorse General Hospital on Sunday, May 25, 2014 in the company of her loving and devoted husband, Floyd McCormick. Sheila Rose was a daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, educator, community activist, marriage commissioner, traveller, writer and [...]

Sarnia Sting announce pre-season schedule

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The Sarnia Sting will start the 2014-15 regular season on the road before returning home to kick off the team’s 20th Anniversary season in Sarnia on Friday, October 3rd. The puck drops at 7:05 p.m. as the Sting take on the visiting Barrie Colts at the RBC Centre. The Sarnia Sting season will begin on [...]

Masaroon, Martha, (June 25, 2014)

Peacefully passed away on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at the age of 97. Born in Donegal, Ireland, she was the daughter of the late John and Ellen Bell. Beloved wife for 52 years of the late John Masaroon (1993). Loving mother of Nancy McKavanagh (Peter) of Florida, Patricia Green (Peter) of Brights Grove, Barbara Godfrey [...]

Gaborko, Katarina, (June 25, 2014)

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Passed away peacefully with her daughter by her side on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at C.E.E. Hospital of Bluewater Health, Petrolia. Born in Slovakia, KATARINA GABORKO, 93 years, immigrated to Canada in 1947 settling near Petrolia where she resided the rest of her life. She was predeceased by her husband Stefan (1990) and her daughter [...]

Young, John Donald ‘Dan,’ (June 25, 2014)

Peacefully at Bluewater Health on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, John Donald Young (Dan) passed away at the age of 83. Beloved husband of Marion Keith for 55 years. Loving father of John (Cathy) Young. Predeceased by his cherished granddaughter Hannah (2005); parents William and Helen; brothers Robert, Angus and Douglas; and sister Jean Weatherstone. Dan [...]

Hands, Joe, (June 25, 2014)

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Peacefully at Lambton Meadowview Villa, Petrolia on Wednesday, June 25, 2014. JOE HANDS, formerly of Wyoming, was in his 89th year. Joe will be missed by his wife of 67 years Beatrice (nee O’Hara), his children David (Debbie) Hands, Donna (Rob) Johnson, and Denise (Bruce Baird) Hands, his grandchildren Jeff (Andrea) Hands, Jody (Mike) Flanagan, [...]

Saying goodbye to ‘second home’ is emotional for Residence on the St. Clair worker

Jennifer Loupos (left) enjoys the company of staff and residents at her farewell party.

By LISA BAILEY Jennifer Loupos has said goodbye to the Residence on the St. Clair — a community she says was “like a second home” to her. “I’ve pretty much grown up here, so not only have the residents taught me a lot but the staff has been a phenomenal support to me,” Loupos said [...]