Articles By: JD Booth

Smith, William ‘Bill’ Clarence, (August 24, 2015)

smith obit

Surrounded by love, at Bluewater Health Hospital, after a long battle with cancer, William “Bill” Clarence Smith passed away at the age of 79. Loving husband of the late Jackie Smith and the late Sheila Smith.  Adored father of Vicki Henderson, Debbie Closs (John), Pat Whitney (Dean), Donna Lee Murphy (Clarence), Doug Smith (Jean Marie), [...]

Battle, Wally, (August 23, 2014)

wally battle obit

Died peacefully at his home on Saturday, August 23, 2014. Wally Battle, 76 years, of Petrolia. Wally will be missed by his wife Bonnie (nee Strevel), his step-children Dennis White, Tim and Isabelle White, Jeff and Julie White, and Lisa and Randy Morningstar, his grandchildren Kay-Leigh Morningstar, Jason White, and James White, and his great [...]

Kelly, Dr. Frances Mary, (August 22, 2014)

Peacefully, on Friday, August 22, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Dr. Frances Mary Kelly passed away at the age of 68. Beloved partner of Karen. Dear sister of Gabrielle (Eamonn), Mary (Keith) and also Erika (Joe) and their children Cameron and Mason. She will be dearly missed by Karen’s mother Myrna. Frances was born in Limerick, Ireland [...]

McBean (Quinn), Frances Emma, (August 23, 2014)

mcbean obit

Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at Marshall Gowland Manor on Saturday, August 23, 2014 FRANCES EMMA (Quinn) Mc Bean, age 76 of Sarnia. Beloved wife of Garry Mc Bean. Dear mother of Gary Mc Bean ( Holly) of Camlachie, James Mc Bean of Guelph, Debora Mc Bean (Marlene) of Sarnia and Tammy Crook [...]

Heat warning issued for Tuesday

heat warning

In just a few months, we may be complaining about the cold. But in the meantime, Environment Canada has issued a heat warming for the area, starting Tuesday. Expect a hot, humid airmass to affect the area, with humidity making the temperature feel like 40 degrees C. That sweltering effect is likely to ease on [...]

McGee, Frances Ann, (August 22, 2014)

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McGEE, Frances Ann – Former resident of Sombra Township, died peacefully at Fairfield Park in Wallaceburg on Friday, August 22, 2014 at the age of 89. Frances is the daughter of the late Albert & Ann (Devin) Hinnegan. Predeceased by her husband Robert James ‘Bob’ McGee in 2008. Loving mother of Shirley (Bruce Green) of [...]

Free, Brian Joseph ‘Oopsy,’ (August 22, 2014)

At home on Friday, August, 22, 2014 BRIAN JOSEPH FREE (OOPSY), age 54 of Sarnia passed away. Much loved husband of Sharon Caron and dear father of Mike Caron (Jami), Crystal Caron and Anthony Free. Will be missed by his brother Robert Free (Joanne), Allan Free (Leslie), Kathy Free, Jim Free (Judy). Cherished Papa of [...]

Leclerc, Andre Joseph Rene, (August 22, 2014)

LECLERC, Andre Joseph Rene – At Bluewater Health on Friday, August 22, 2014, Andre died at the age of 78. Dear brother of Therese (Roger) Brunet, Sarnia, Andrea (Albert Lafond) Anderson, Sarnia and Rene (Bonita Slager) Leclerc, Point Edward. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents Rene Sr. & Bernadette Leclerc, brother-in-law [...]

Bluewater Beach Fest continues on Sunday

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Visitors to Canatara Park this weekend (Saturday and Sunday, August 23-24) are in for a treat as Bluewater Beach Fest continues through Sunday evening. Among the features is an opportunity to rent one of the stand-up paddle boards available from Paddle Culture Inc. Stand-up paddle boarding is one of the fastest-outdoor activities for the water [...]

LeMay, Madeliene Doris, (August 14, 2014)

(Originally published on August 15, 2014. Republished to highlight visitation and funeral) Peacefully, at Afton Park Place, on Thursday, August 14, 2014, Madeliene Doris LeMay passed away at the age of 92. Beloved wife of the late Alexander LeMay (1989).  Loving mother of Betty (James) Bullock, William (Cathy) LeMay, Shirley (the late Hugh) Saunders, the [...]