Archive for the ‘Obituaries’ Category

BROUWER, RICHARD “DIRK” (Nov. 23, 2013)

Passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on Saturday, November 23, 2013, in St. Thomas in his 94th year. Beloved husband of the late Gerrie Vonhof for over 60 years. Loving father to Phia (Ken) Beckett, Hettie (John) Patte, Marja (Rob) Fawcett, Roy (Sandra) Brouwer, and the late Luke Brouwer. Proud grandfather [...]

SZABO, MIKLOS “MIKE” (Nov. 23, 2013)


At Vision Nursing Home on Saturday, November 23, 2013, Miklos “Mike” Szabo died at the age of 73. Beloved husband of Claudette Szabo. Loving father of the late Mike (1995), Garry and Ron & his wife Gloria, all of Sarnia Cherished grandfather of Kaity, Mathew, Jordan, Ashley and Trevor. Dear brother-in-law of Therese Poirier, Hilaire [...]

FELLOWS, Fred (Nov. 24,2013)

Peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, November 24, 2013, Fred Fellows passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospice at the age of 89. Leaving behind his beloved companion June Tracey. Cherished father of Mary Jane Storey (Pat), Mike (Deb), John (Cheryl) and Peggy Daly (Ed). Fondly remembered by June’s children Diane Tracey, Becky Andali [...]

ROCCA, Antonia Maria (Nov. 23,2013)


At Bluewater Health, Sarnia, surrounded by her family Antonia Rocca died Saturday, November 23, 2013 at the age of 84. Beloved wife of Pompilio for 64 years. Loving mother of the late Enzo (2006) & his wife Donna, Miller Lake, Fernando & his wife Catherine, Sarnia and Dino & his wife Joan, Sudbury. Proud Nonna [...]

MCPHAIL, FLORENCE (Nov. 25. 2013)


Peacefully at Bluewater Health Palliative Care on Sunday, November 24, 2013, Florence McPhail passed away at the age of 85. Beloved wife of the late Murdock. Loving mother of Cheryl (Allen) Ladner, Frances Archer, Christine (Sandro) Cata, Glenn McPhail, and Lorie-Ann (Joseph) Donais. Cherished grandmother of Christopher (Cristin), Ryan, Stacey (Kevin), Alison (Mike), Nicholas, Melissa [...]

McKichan, Elizabeth (McLachlan) (Nov. 25. 2013)

Peacefully at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Monday, November 25, 2013, Elizabeth McKichan (nee McLachlan) of Parkhill. Beloved wife of the late Neil McKichan. Loving mother of Margaret Anne McKichan of Corunna, John & Dale Ann McKichan of Seaforth, Nancy & Paul Jefferson of Saskatchewan, and Peter McKichan of London. Cherished grandmother of Ian (Carrie), [...]

Dempsey, William, Alfred (Nov. 24. 2013)

Peacefully surrounded by his loving family at St. Joseph’s Hospice on Sunday, November 24, 2013, WILLIAM ALFRED DEMPSEY, age 86 of Sarnia passed away. Beloved husband of Marie Paule Angeline Dempsey (nee Boulanger) . Loving father of Bonnie Duquette and her husband Maurice of Wallaceburg and Cathy Mathany and her husband Michael of Chatham and stepfather [...]

Johnston, Phyllis Marie, (Nov. 22, 2013)

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Johnston- Peacefully surrounded by her loving family at the Bluewater Health-C.E.E. Site-Petrolia, on Friday November 22, 2013. Phyllis Marie Johnston, age 88 years of Corunna and formerly of Sombra and Rutherford. Beloved wife of the late Ross (1997). Loving mother of Dr. Joe Johnston and his wife Pat of Essex, Janice Gale and her husband [...]

Churcher, John Benjamin, (Nov. 21, 2013)

STANLEY JOHN BENJAMIN CHURCHER, in his 86th year passed away peacefully at Fiddick’s Nursing Home Ltd. on Thursday November 21, 2013 with family by his side. Cherished and devoted husband of the late Betty Churcher. He will be missed by his children Betty Lou (Bill) Chater,… Tom Churcher, Rebecca (Ron) Bilcox, Jack (Cheryl) Churcher and [...]

Harshaw, Ralph Aubrey (Nov. 20th 2013)


  With great sadness we announce the passing of Ralph Harshaw, quietly in the early hours of Wednesday, November 20, at Vision Nursing Home in Sarnia.  Born in Fredericton, NB, on March 1, 1922, to Harold and Irene Harshaw (Cunningham). Ralph was a long-time (more than 70 years) resident of Sarnia, a WWII Canadian Artillery [...]