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01 2016 October

Foran, Kathleen “Isey” (Age 52, n/a)

Kathleen “Isey” FORAN, on Tuesday, at age 52. Survived by her husband Mike Purcell, and children Ian, Grant, and Shelagh Purcell. Sister of Eileen George, Anne Symonds, Con Foran, Frank Foran, Cathy Drennan, Terry Foran, Donna Auger, Rosemary Foran, Mary Ellen Foran, Margaret Foran, Tom Foran and Betty Jane Higgins. Daughter-in-law of June Longford. Remembered by her aunt, Sister Eileen Foran. Predeceased by parents John and Sophia Foran and sister Janice Bowland.
Visitation at McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham, on Monday, from 2 til 4 and 7 to 9 PM.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Wingham on Tuesday at 10:30 AM.

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01 2016 October

Brommer, Peter (Age 78, Seaforth)

Peter BROMMER peacefully at Seaforth Manor Nursing Home on Thursday, in his 79th year. Beloved husband of Sylvia Brommer of Seaforth. Loving father of Sherry Barth and Trevor of Kirkton, Pete Brommer and Sandra of Clinton, Perry Brommer and Nancy of Pine Lake and David Brommer of St. Marys. Cherished Grandpa of 11 and great-grandpa of Sawyer. Brother of Henderika Shearer and Thomas of London and Jenny Wilts and Douwe of Clinton.
Visitation will be held at McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth, on Sunday, from 2 til 4 PM where the funeral service will take place on Monday, at 11 AM.

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01 2016 October

Gordon, Barry (Age 62, Bayfield frmly Seaforth)

Barry GORDON of Bayfield and formerly of Seaforth, suddenly at Clinton Public Hospital on Friday at the age of 62. Cherished father of Christina Gordon and Scott Snell of Toronto, Amy Kissler and Alex of London and Ian Gordon and Melissa McClement of Bayfield. Adored grandpa of 5. Also survived by his partner Kara Stanley of Belmont. Predeceased by his wife Pam Gordon.
Visitation at McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth, on Monday from 7 to 9 PM and Tuesday, from 2 til 4 and 7 to 9 PM, with a Masonic Lodge Service at 6:40 PM. Barry’s funeral service will be held at Egmondville United Church, on Wednesday, at 11 AM.

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30 2016 September

Domm, Dorothy (Age 86, Clifford)

Dorothy DOMM of Clifford at Palmerston Hospital on Thursday in her 87th year. Wife of the late Leonard Domm. Mother of Brian and Paula Domm of Hanover, and Lynne and Tasso Varsamis of Durham. Grandmother of Jessica Domm, and Brittany and Tyson Lacey.
Visitation at the Hardy-Lee Funeral Home, Harriston on Saturday from 6 to 8 PM. Dorothy’s funeral service will be held at Alsfeldt United Church, Normanby Township on Sunday at 2 PM.

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30 2016 September

Steen, Floyd (Age 73, Tiverton)

Floyd Sanford STEEN of Tiverton at Hospice Wellington in Guelph on Wednesday in his 74th year. Cherished husband of June and the late Randi. Loving father of Tracey Steen and Keith McConnell of Wingham, Tim Steen and Emmi Perkins of Guelph and step-daughter Jody Slesser of Kincardine. Missed by grandchildren Jesse and Amy, Cole and Kelsey, Mackenna, Madden, Abbey, Julia, Sara and great-grandson Trenton. Brother of Mildred and Andy Kozar, and Joyce and Bruce Smith.
The funeral service to celebrate Floyd’s life will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, Tiverton on Monday at 1 PM.
Arrangements entrusted to the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine.

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30 2016 September

Barber, Nellie (Age 89, frmly Mount Forest)

Nellie BARBER (nee Dyrkuch) of Mississauga, formerly of Mount Forest at Dorothy Ley Hospice, Etobicoke on Thursday in her 90th year. Loved wife of Ivan. Dear mother of William and wife Gail of Mississauga, Pat Cater and husband Murray of Bramalea. Grandmother of Christal Narday and husband Kevin, Robert Barber and wife Emily, James Barber and wife Janice, Matthew Barber and girlfriend Jessie and 5 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her parents and siblings.
Friends may call at the Faith Baptist Church, 485 King Street East, Mount Forest on Saturday from 12 till 12:45 PM, followed by a funeral service at 1.
Arrangements entrusted to the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest.

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30 2016 September

Wells, Eugene ‘Homer’ (Age 93, Hanover)

Eugene “Homer” WELLS of Hanover, peacefully at The Village Senior’s Community in Hanover on Thursday. He was 93. Survived by loving and devoted wife Marian. Proud father of Kathryn Wells of Hanover and grandfather of Jennifer. Fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews and their families. Predeceased by his parents and his only brother Harold.
Visitation is at the Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover on Sunday from 2 till 4 PM, where a funeral service will be held on Monday at 11 AM. Interment to follow in Hanover Cemetery. Donations to the Hanover & District Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.

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30 2016 September

Scherbarth, Edward (Age 89, Mitchell)

Edward Carl SCHERBARTH of Mitchell, peacefully on Wednesday at age 89. Beloved husband of Margaret. Dear father of Janet Scherbarth, Susan Lazear and Don Taka, William, Christine Scherbarth and Robert Thomson. Grandfather of Tara and Erin McCann, Blake and Daniel Lazear, David Scherbarth and Haley Thomson and great-grandchildren Jayden and Hudson. Brother-in-law of John Koehler and Audrey. Predeceased by his daughter-in-law Jacqueline, 3 sisters and 3 brothers.
Visitation is at the Lockhart Funeral Home, Mitchell on Sunday from 1 until 4 PM. Funeral service at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Brodhagen on Monday at 11 AM.

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29 2016 September

McPherson, Marilyn (Age 84, Teeswater)

Marilyn McPHERSON of Teeswater on Wednesday in her 85th year. Wife of Doug for 65 years. Mother of Richard and Deborah, Gail McPherson and Marg Sanborn, and Jane and Leland Harkness. Grandmother of Erin and Joe Scott, Katie and Keith Pothier, Laura and Michael Harris, Brett McPherson, Adam Harkness, Sarah Harkness, Amy and Justin Weber and 5 great-grandchildren. Sister-in-law Ellen McPherson. Predeceased by brother Milton Dagg and sister Twyla Brown.
Visitation is at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Saturday from 7 to 9 PM. Funeral service is at Knox Presbyterian Church, Teeswater on Sunday at 2 PM.

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29 2016 September

Pehlke, Beth (Age 88, frmly Monkton)

Beth PEHLKE of Brunner, formerly of Monkton at Stratford General Hospital on Wednesday in her 89th year. Mother of Eric and Kathy, Brian, Keith and Kathy, Janet and Donald Buchanan. Mother-in-law of Terry Dietrich. Missed by 16 grand- and 24 great-grandchildren. Sister and sister-in-law of Wilbert and Phyllis Davis, Rita Davis, Marguerite Davis; Jack, Ken and Rosemary, and Betty Pehlke. Predeceased by husband Elmer, daughter Diane Dietrich, and 7 siblings.
Visitation is at the Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood on Friday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. The funeral service will be held at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Monkton on Saturday at 2 PM.

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