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21 2018 May

Friar, Ruby (Age 91, Paisley)

Ruby FRIAR of Paisley on Friday, in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of the late James. Much loved Mom of daughter Rosalie and Ian Heustin of Millgrove, and Patricia and James Tilt of New Dundee. Beloved grandma of 3 grand and 2 great-grandchildren. Survived by siblings Phyllis Arkell, Dorothy Nicholson, Barbara and Bob Ferguson, Anne Gibson, Violet and Bob Swannell, Lawrence and Sheila Nicholson, sister-in-law Shirley Nicholson, and brother-in-law John Rossiter.
Visitation at the Knox United Church, Paisley on Wednesday, from 10 AM until the time of the funeral service at 11 AM. Interment Lovat Cemetery.  Arrangements entrusted to the T.A. Brown Funeral Home, Port Elgin.

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21 2018 May

McKague, Elizabeth (Age 98, frmly Teeswater)

Elizabeth McKAGUE formerly of Teeswater, at Stratford General Hospital on Thursday, at the age of 98. The former Betty Dewar, beloved wife of the late John A. McKague who predeceased her in 2003. Survived by her nieces and nephews of the Dewar, Brown, McKague, McDonald and Lawson Families and special friends Donna and Neil Hemmingway.
Visitation will be held at the McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham on Wednesday from 10 AM until time of the funeral service at 11AM. Interment in Culross-Teeswater Cemetery. Memorial donations to Wingham Salvation Army ,Food for the Hungry, would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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21 2018 May

Alexander, Barbara (Age 84, n/a)

Barbara ALEXANDER on Friday, at the age of 84. Lovingly remembered by her sons Randy and Jane of Thamesford, and David of Lakeside. Barb will also be remembered by her nieces and nephews and the Thornton family. Predeceased by her partner Gordon Thornton, parents Arthur and Catherine Nicholson, her Nicholson siblings and siblings-in-law and Gord’s children Gerald, Shirley and Angela.
Visitation at McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth on Tuesday, from 7 to 9 PM with the funeral service on Wednesday, at the funeral home at 2 PM. Interment in Maitlandbank Cemetery and reception to follow at First Presbyterian Church, Seaforth.

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21 2018 May

McPherson, Douglas (Age 88, Teeswater)

Douglas McPHERSON of Teeswater, on Saturday, at age 88. Father of Richard and Deborah McPherson of Turnberry Township, Gail McPherson and Marg Sanborn of Meaford, and Jane and Leland Harkness of Howick Township. Grandfather of Erin and Joe Scott, Katie and Keith Pothier, Laura and Michael Harris, Brett McPherson, Adam Harkness, Sarah Harkness, Amy and Justin Weber and 6 great-grandchildren. Remembered by sister-in-law Ellen McPherson. Predeceased by his wife Marilyn and brother Lloyd.
Visitation is at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Wednesday from 7 to 9 PM. Funeral service from Knox Presbyterian Church, Teeswater on Thursday at 11 AM.

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20 2018 May
18 2018 May

Wells, Beatrice, (Age 89, Chesley)

Beatrice Wells on Thursday, in her 90th year. Mourning her passing are her children, Peggy Styles of Route 2, Walkerton, Rick and Darlene of Mildmay, Penny and Jim Valad of Neustadt, Betty and Doug Kaufman of Owen Sound; 6 grand and 5 great-grandchildren; her sister Verna Simpson, sister-in-law Aunna Wells and in-laws Ron and Nadine, and Don and Lorraine. Predeceased by George, her husband of 69 years, and 3 siblings.
A casual visitation will be held at the Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton on Monday from 1 til 4 PM with parish prayers at 12:45 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, at Sacred Heart Church, Walkerton at 11AM.

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17 2018 May

McBride, Bev (Age 72, Wingham)

Bev McBRIDE of Wingham surrounded by the love of her family on Friday at age 72. Wife of Andy McBride. Mother of Wendy and Oliver Bukvic of Georgetown, Andrea McBride and Sean McHenry of Altoona, Pennsylvania, and Cheryl McBride and Phil Major of Embrun. Nanna of Darian, Nicholas and Anna. Sister-in-law of Shirley Gates and Patrick Heenan. Predeceased by her parents Stuart and Mary Gates, her brother Ron Gates, and her sisters-in-law Mary Heenan and Martha Myerscough.
Visitation at McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham, on Sunday, from 2 til 4 and 6 to 8 PM. A Memorial Service will be held at Wingham United Church on Monday at 2 PM.

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17 2018 May

Armstrong, Gregory (Age 87, Hanover)

Gregory ARMSTRONG, of Hanover, on Tuesday, at age 87. Survived by his wife Rose. Father of Paul and Bonnie of Kitchener, Michael and Carol of Mount Forest, Ruth and Gord Henrich of Red Bay, Rose and Marlin Brubacher of Waterloo, Linda and Michael Reist of Caledon East, Mark and Lisa of Waterloo, and Carol and Brian Glover of Cambridge. Grandpa of 16 grand and 14 great-grandchildren. Missed by sister Ann Goodliffe. Predeceased by daughter Loretta.
Visitation at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Friday, from 2 til 3:30 and 7 to 9 PM with Vigil Rites at 3:30 PM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, at Holy Family Church, Hanover, at 10 AM.

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17 2018 May

Watts, Chris (Age 55, Wingham)

Chris WATTS of Wingham, at age 55. Forever missed by her husband Dave Watts of Wingham and his children Jennifer, Kiel and Tonya, and Chris and Jennifer. Niece of Roberta Hill and cousin of Sam and Carol Daleo, Ron Hill and, Bob and Karen Hill. Daughter-in-law of Barb Watts. Special sister-in-law of Stephanie and Murray, Murray, Trina and Brad, Darrin and Diane and, Ruth Ann and Kim. Remembered friend Gary Bumstead and missed by her many feline companions. Predeceased by father-in-law Max Watts, and son-in-law Rick Power.
Visitation at McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham on Saturday, from 12 noon until the time of the memorial service at 2 PM.

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16 2018 May

Kirkpatrick, Ruth (Age 73, Route 1, Atwood)

Ruth KIRKPATRICK of Route 1, Atwood, at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Monday in her 74th year. Wife of the late Russell Kirkpatrick. Mother of Richard, Roger and Kyla, and Cory. Nana of Morgan, Jorja Jane, Jake and Tom. Sister and sister-in-law of Vivian Laidlaw, Marg Clarke, Cecil and Barb Clarke, Linda Rush, Cora and Hartley Bowins, Ivan and Crystal Kirkpatrick.
Predeceased by her brother Harvey, brother-in-law Ken Laidlaw and sister-in-law Louise Clarke.
Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation or funeral service. Arrangements entrusted to Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood.

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