Articles By: JD Booth

O’Neil, Eileen, (July 12, 2014)

Peacefully with family by her side at Bluewater Health on Saturday, July 12, 2014 Eileen O’Neil passed away at the age of 87.  Beloved wife of the late Gerald O’Neil.  Loving mother of Peggy (John) Hobbs, Gerry (Cindy) O’Neil and Jane (Glenn) Martin.  Cherished grandmother of Nicole (Bill) Viventi, William (Sue) Baleka, Natalie (Craig) Hunt, [...]

Sisler, Evelyn Doreen, (July 12, 2014)

sisler obit

It is with sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Evelyn Doreen Sisler with her children by her side on Saturday, July 12, 2014. Evie was born on June 8th , 1934 in Sault Ste. Marie Ontario. Evie was predeceased by her loving husband of 45 years, Lyle Earle Sisler (1999). Also predeceased by [...]

Cunningham, John Joseph ‘Jack,’ (July 13, 2014)

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CUNNINGHAM, John Joseph “Jack”-  Surrounded by family at St. Joseph’s Hospice on Sunday, July 13, 2014. Survived by his beloved wife Mary “Fay”.  Lovingly remembered by children Paddy Cunningham (Peter Schauteet), Chris, Rebecca (Bob Eddy), Jean (Bill Ive), John (Mary-Ann) and grandchildren Sam, Matthew, Jack, Brittany, Josh, Mallory, Cassie, Tayla, Andrew, Bazil and Danica.  Jack [...]

Finishing well, prostate cancer patient raises $5k for research

dons journey of hope

When Don Wells arrived on his e-bike at the Sarnia Walmart parking lot on Saturday, he was almost home having nearly finished his “Journey of Hope” that began June 28 in his hometown of Wallaceburg. He now lives in Port Lambton. Later that day, Wells, who is journeying through prostate cancer (he is stage 4), [...]

Woman faces drug charges after search warrant

A drug warrant last Thursday has resulted in a 24-year-old Sarnia woman being charged with various drug charges including possession for the purposes of trafficking. Sarnia Police executed the search warrant in a residence in the 700 block of Rogers Street around 9:30 p.m. No one was at home at the time, but officers found [...]

Sarnia Police respond to 146 calls over weekend

Sarnia Police Service responded to 146 calls for service this past weekend. Officers also conducted 22 traffic stops for various traffic violations.  Some of the calls include: 5 – 911 calls 10 – Alarm calls 5 – Animal complaints 7 – Disturb the peace 8 – Domestic disputes 7 – Liquor License Act 4 – [...]

Healey, Dwight Wallace, (July 6, 2014)

HEALEY, Dwight Wallace – At Bluewater Health Centre, Sarnia, on Sunday July 6, 2014, of Sarnia and formerly of Paris, in his 65th year. Dear friend to Rosemary Vye and her son John, dear brother to Linda Charlton (the late Bob). He is survived by his Aunt Ruth and Uncle Stew Plumstead and several cousins, [...]

Zylstra, Stuart, (July 8, 2014)

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ZYLSTRA, Stuart – Stuart (Sjoerd) Zylstra passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 at University Hospital, London at the age of 85. Loving father of Irene (Steve) Posthumus, Marg (Bob) Zylstra, Marie (Joel) Krisko, Diane (Ed) Wassing, Rodger (Tcherina) Zylstra, Jeff (Judy) Zylstra and Suzette Zylstra. Survived by his grandchildren and [...]

Durley, Mary Edna, (July 5, 2014)

durley obit

Durley, Mary Edna, age 88 (1925 – 2014), died peacefully at her sister Anna’s home in Harrow, ON on Saturday, July 5, 2014. Devine Street Gospel Chapel’s most dedicated Sunday School teacher of 57 years went home to be with her Lord and Saviour. Beloved sister of Anna Hernandez of Harrow, Lois Downs (George) of [...]

Butt, Eric Alan, (July 10, 2014)

BUTT, Eric Alan – December 6, 1932 – July 10 2014 – Peacefully at Watford Quality Care Centre on July 10, 2014, Eric Alan Butt of Forest, age 81. Predeceased by wife, Bernita (2008). Devoted father to Lori Allen (Jim), Noel Butt (Susie), Alison Delmage (Todd), Katy Dobroski (Adam), and Sara Scott (Randy). Loving grandfather [...]