Articles By: JD Booth

Hastie, Victoria Margaret, (Dec. 15, 2014)


Passed away peacefully with her family by her side at University Hospital London, Ontario on Monday, December 15, 2014, VICTORIA MARGARET HASTIE age 57 of Sarnia. Beloved wife of Matt Jones. Dear mother of Carissa Maltby (Daryl). Cherished grandmother of Tyler and Emiily. Will be missed by her siblings; Leona Sauve , Bob Hastie Lynda Loxton […]

Yorke, Ronald F., (Dec. 13, 2014)

Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family and friends at St. Joseph’s Hospice on Saturday, December 13, 2014, Ronald F. Yorke passed away at the age of 71. Beloved husband of the late Mary Netta Yorke (2012).  Cherished father of Craig (Lisa), and Steve (Michelle).  Devoted grandfather of Lance, Emma and Tate.  Loved brother of Ward […]

Morin (nee England), Rita Marie Lorette, (Dec. 16, 2014)

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It is with deeply saddened hearts that the family of Rita Marie Lorette (née England) Morin announce her passing on Tuesday, December 16, 2014, at Bluewater Health, at the age of 79. Beloved wife of Michel Morin. Loving mother of Carole Tremblay (Jean-Claud), Denis Blais and Francine Blais. She leaves behind her cherished grandchildren. Dear sister of […]

Ladner (Yeo), Rosalie Alice, (Dec. 14, 2014)

Peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday, December 14, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Rosalie Alice (Yeo) Ladner passed away in her 88th year.  Predeceased by her husband Alex (1974), daughter Carol Ann (1964) and grandson Steven (2000). Loving mother of Allen (Cheryl) of Brantford, Ron (Cathy) of Sarnia, and Trent (Vicki) of Calgary. Sadly missed […]

Sarnia approves rezoning to allow funeral chapel on former church property

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Sarnia City Council has decided to grant a re-zoning application that will see a Forest-based funeral provider to open a satellite office near Lakeview Cemetery after it buys a facility currently being used as a Kingdom Hall for Jehovah’s Witnesses. The Errol Road West property has a sale agreement to Gilpin Funeral Homes that was […]

Love Canal waste won’t be coming to Lambton County

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It would appear the “no thanks” was sufficient to re-route tons of toxic waste originating from the infamous Love Canal dump near Niagara Falls, N.Y., that was headed to the Clean Harbors facility in St. Clair Township. A series of e-mails forwarded by Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley and subsequently by County Warden Bev MacDougall confirmed […]

Storey, Lucienne Theriault Bourque, (Dec. 13, 2014)

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STOREY, Lucienne – It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Lucienne Theriault Bourque Storey at Bluewater Health on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at the age of 94. Lucienne was a longtime resident of Vision Nursing Home. Predeceased by her husbands Lionel Theriault, Roland Bourque and James Storey as well as her […]

Crysler (Smith), Joyce Adeline, (Dec. 10, 2014)


Peacefully, with her partner Robert Ball by her side, at Victoria Hospital, London, on Wednesday, December 10, 2014, Joyce Adeline Crysler (Smith) of St. Clair Township passed away. Mother of Nancy Parker (Sault St. Marie), Grandmother of Tammy, Krista, and Michael and Great-grandmother of Everett and Nora. Loving sister of Dorothy Arnold of Melbourne, Florida, […]

Davies, Gwendoline, (Dec. 5, 2014)

Gwen was born in 1923, to Walter and Daisy Lewis, in Birmingham, England. She was predeceased by her three brothers Den, Des and Wal, and her sister Diana; she leaves many nieces and nephews in England and her beloved niece Ann Brook (Peter), who resides in Belleville. At the young age of 18 she joined […]

Morningstar, Jeff, (Dec. 12, 2014)

Passed away after a short battle with cancer at Bluewater Health in Sarnia on Friday, December 12, 2014. JEFF MORNINGSTAR, 58 years, was of Petrolia. Jeff will be missed by his wife Lynda (nee Scott), his sons Adam, James, Eric, Alex, and Shane Morningstar and his grandchildren Peyton, Chase, and Hannah . He was the […]