Edward OSBORN, of Mitchell peacefully on Friday. He was 93. Husband of the late Betty Osborn. Dear father of Jane McKenzie, Janet and Jim Bauer, and Joan and David Adams. Grandfather of Corrine McKenzie, Matthew McKenzie, Jeff and Kelly Bauer, Jason and Heather Bauer, Emily and Pete deGroot, and Brian Adams. Great-grandfather of 4. Brother of Olive Hoppenrath, Della Shilling, Phyllis Young, Shirley and Arden Stahlke, Betty and Mike Kemp, Bill and Ruth and brother-in-law Fred MacDonald.
Friends will be received at the Lockhart Funeral Home, Mitchell on Tuesday, from 10 AM until the time of funeral service at 11 AM.
Florence ‘Tommy’ CUMMINGS, formerly of London, peacefully at McVean Lodge, Hanover on December 12th in her 109th year. Beloved wife of the late Dr. R.G. Cummings. Loving mother of John and Brenda Cummings, and Tom and Ruth Anne Cummings, all of Clifford. Loved by a wonderful group of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Predeceased by several brothers and sisters.
A private family funeral service has already taken place. Donations to the CNIB gratefully acknowledged. McFarlane & Roberts Funeral Home, Lambeth entrusted with arrangements. On-line condolences at: mcfarlane-roberts. ca
Dory HOCKING, peacefully on Thursday at age 92. Wife of the late Bill Hocking. Mother of Bruce Hocking and Marie-Claire of France. Loving grandmother of Emely Hocking and Thomas, and William Hocking. Dear sister of Emily Lyons. Dear sister-in-law of Sylvia Smelts, Donald and Lillian Hocking. Lovingly remembered by the Christie family. Predeceased by her parents Charlie and Ivy Smelts, and siblings Edgar, David and Ivy.
Friends are invited to join Dory’s family at the Lockhart Reception Centre, Mitchell on Tuesday, December 30th for a Celebration of her life at 11 AM, followed by a luncheon.
Arrangements entrusted to the Lockhart Funeral Home, Mitchell.
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Ron BENNETT of Seaforth at Seaforth Community Hospital on Thursday at the age of 88. Loving husband of Paulene Bennett. Dad and father-in-law of Gary and Dianne Bennett of Seaforth and Joan and Art McNaughton of Egmondville. Proud grandpa and great-grandpa of Tracey and Steven Eckert, Kelsey, Kassidy, Karissa and Tyler of Egmondville, Scott and Sherri McNaughton and Leah of Hamilton, and Kevin and Leanne McNaughton and Harper of London.
Visitation will be held at the McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth on Sunday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. A funeral service will held in the funeral home on Monday at 11 AM.
William “Bill” MacPHERSON of Lucknow in London on Wednesday at age 84. Survived by dear friend June King. Father of Beverley and Jim Yundt, Gail and Steve Caslick, all of Kincardine, Janet and Kevin Murray of Ripley, Margie, Stephen and Carol, all of Lucknow and Larry and Debbie of Elmira. Missed by 17 grand-, 6 great-grandchildren, sister Isabelle and Fred Thompson, brothers-in-law Walter Elliott, Don and Susan Campbell. Predeceased by his wife Isabel and sister Margaret Black.
Visitation is at MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home, Lucknow on Saturday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. A Celebration of Life conducted from Lucknow United Church on Sunday at 2 PM.
Patricia ‘Marie’ PROCTOR of Clinton, peacefully at Huronview Home on Tuesday in her 90th year. Wife of the late Cameron Proctor. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Doug and Shirley Proctor, Patricia and Greg Armstrong, Greg and Denise Proctor, and Louise Proctor. Sadly missed by 11 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Survived by brother-in-law Doug Wilson. Predeceased by sons Jeffrey and Clare and grandson Jacob.
Friends will be received at the Falconer Funeral Home, Clinton on Friday from 12-noon until time of the funeral service at 1 PM. Cremation to follow with interment of ashes at Clinton Cemetery at a later date.Read More →
Gerard KROEPLIN of Hanover at Hanover Hospital on Monday. He was 70. Loved by his wife Agnes; children Kathy and Larry Hutchinson of Bognor, Kelly, Becky Kroeplin and Scott Frank, Robynne and Tone Valeriote; grandchildren Adam, Jeff, Domenic, Owen, Gabriella, and Quinn. Brother of Rae and Janet, and Gail and Don Gamble. Brother-in-law of Bernard Ernewein, Mary Ambeau, Rita Weiler and Theresa Clancy. Predeceased by 2 siblings.
Visitation is at Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton on Friday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM with parish prayers at 3:30 and Rosary at 8:45. Funeral Mass from Sacred Heart Church, Walkerton on Saturday at 11 AM.
Terrance ‘Terry’ KEEL of Kincardine at Owen Sound Hospital on Monday in his 81st year. Beloved husband of Irene Thomas. Dear father of Keith Edwards of Orangeville, Robin and Vinni Keel of Guelph and Linda and Don Bruner of Dryden. Grandfather of Kathryn and Brittany McLelland, Christopher and Nicholas Keel, Leanne and Ricky Crouch and Kevin and Phillip Bruner. Brother of Gerald Keel, and Myra and Mick Ball. Sadly missed by Irene’s family. Predeceased by his siblings Doris, Sylvia, Gladys, Gordon and Leslie.
A Celebration of Terry’s life will be held at the Kincardine Legion on Monday from 1 until 3 PM.
Arrangements entrusted to the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine.
Louise BOLTZ of Mount Forest at Louise Marshall Hospital on Tuesday in her 106th year. Wife of the late Herbert Boltz. Loved mother of Donna Padfield and husband Brian of Mount Forest. Grandmother of Carolyn LaCosse and Pat, John Padfield and Aline, and Anne Smith and Ryan. Great-grandmother of Laura and Eleanor LaCosse, Renée and Chloé Padfield, Harrison and Olivia Smith. Predeceased by daughter Joan Boltz, 2 sisters and 2 brothers.
Friends may call at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Thursday from 7 until 8:30 PM. Funeral service from St. John’s Lutheran Church, Mount Forest on Friday at 11 AM.