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06 2016 December

White, Pearl (Age 95, Kincardine)

Pearl WHITE of Kincardine on Sunday in her 96th year. Mother of Bob and Betty Jean White of Kincardine and Mildred Ann Onley and David Lewis of Callander. Missed by grandchildren Cheryl and Dan Anderson, Marilyn Crewe, Andrew and Heather White, 10 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandsons. Missed by her sister Largaret McInnis and sister-in-law Pearl Brindley. Predeceased by her husband Bill, son Richard, grandson Michael, 2 brothers and 3 sisters.
Visitation is at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine on Thursday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, where the funeral service is held on Friday at 1:30 PM.

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06 2016 December

Taylor, Mary (Age 86, St. Helen’s)

Mary TAYLOR of St. Helens, suddenly at Goderich Hospital on November 27th in her 87th year. Survived by brother Peter Michalyna of Courtney, B.C. and sister Luba Strutton of St. Helens. Also missed by 6 nieces and nephews and 3 great-nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the St. Helen’s Community Hall on December 14th at 6 PM. This is a pot-luck dinner with meat provided, so please bring a salad or vegetable dish or dessert. All are welcome. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home, Lucknow.

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06 2016 December

Moreland, Eleanor (Age 70, frmly Wingham)

Eleanor MORELAND, formerly of Wingham at Huronlea in Brussels on Monday at age 70. She was the only daughter of the late Ian and Peggy Moreland. Survived by her aunt Mima Kirk and cousins Betty Yasenka and Fay Powell of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.
A graveside service will be held in the spring at Wingham Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society of Ontario would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy and may be placed through the McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham.

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05 2016 December

Gilbert, Shirley (Age 84, frmly Teeswater)

Shirley GILBERT, formerly of Teeswater, on Saturday in her 85th year. Wife of the late Donald Donaldson and the late William Gilbert. Mother of Steven and Mary Donaldson of Teeswater and Kendra and Donald Dubeau of London. Missed by grandchildren Sarah Dubeau and Dino Matos, Curtis and Janine Donaldson, Michael Donaldson and Carley McGlynn; and great-grandchildren Paige and Brandt Donaldson. Predeceased by her infant sister Margaret and grandchildren Scott Donaldson, and Meredith Dubeau.
Visitation will be held at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Friday from 10 until 11 AM, followed by the memorial service at 11:30.

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05 2016 December

Pipe, John (Age 74, Morris Twp.)

John PIPE of Morris Township at his residence on Sunday in his 75th year. Beloved husband of Edith. Dear father of Murray and Tara, Gary and Lori, all of Brussels. Grandfather to Justin and Kaitlyn, Marissa and Curt, Julena, Kristen and Cody, Matthew, and Jack. Missed by his sister Liz Coultes and in-laws Harvey and Betty Shaw, Jim and Frances Shaw, Dorothy Thompson, Carol Shaw and friend Ron. Predeceased by his son Neil, parents Mervyn and Frieda, 3 brothers-in-law and 2 nieces.
A memorial service conducted from Melville Presbyterian Church, Brussels on Wednesday at 2 PM with visitation from 1 o’clock.
Arrangements entrusted to the Schimanski Family Funeral Home, Brussels.

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05 2016 December

Kerr, Myrtle (Age 97, n/a)

Myrtle KERR (Cantwell), peacefully, surrounded by her family, at Alexandra Marine and General Hospital, Goderich on Friday in her 98th year. Predeceased by her husband Alvin Kerr. Much loved by children Randy and Judy, Sally; nephew Gary; and daughter-in-law Yvonne. Grandmother of Shannon, Danny, Christi, Mark, David and 10 great-grandchildren. Survived by her sister Beth Rutledge. Missed by many nieces, nephews and friends.
Visitation will take place at the McCallum and Palla Funeral Home, Goderich, this evening [Monday] from 7 till 9 and on Tuesday from 1 PM until time of the service at 2. Interment, Dungannon Cemetery.

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05 2016 December

Duff, Larry (Age 71, frmly Chesley)

Larry James DUFF of Hanover, formerly of Chesley, after a brief battle with cancer, on Thursday in his 72nd year. Beloved husband of Georgina. Dear father of Stephen of Paisley, Tracey Vandervoort of Walkerton and Tammy and Jeff Hooper of Durham. He will live on in the memories of his grandsons Kalvin and Kyle Vandervoort, Jarrett and Darcy Hooper; and sister Bonnie and Robert Mills. Predeceased by his parents Stephen and Betty Duff.
Private family services will be held with inurnment to follow in Chesley Cemetery. Donations to the Chesley Hospital Foundation or Hanover & District Hospital Foundation appreciated.
Arrangements entrusted to the Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley.

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03 2016 December

Stryker, Fay (Age 94, Clinton)

Fay STRYKER of Clinton, at Huronview Home, Clinton on Wednesday in her 95th year. Beloved wife of the late Jake Stryker. Survived by her sisters-in-law Janny Wiersma of The Netherlands, Alice Hakkers of Goderich, and Albertje  Wittenberg-Stryker, brother-in-law Wolter Stryker both of The Netherlands, and many cherished nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at the Clinton Christian Reformed Church on Tuesday at 1PM with interment at Clinton Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the Falconer Funeral Homes, Clinton Chapel.

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02 2016 December

Litt, Lloyd (Age 95, Ayton)

Lloyd LITT of Ayton at Hanover Hospital on Wednesday in his 96th year. Beloved husband for 67 years of Lois. Dear father of Marlene and David Schutt of Hanover, Brian and Carmel of Niagara Falls, Cindy Clyne Cox and John of Hanover. Survived by grandchildren Tony, Jarett, Shannon, Tyler, Jeremy, Sabrina, Michelle and 6 great-grand children. Brother-in-law of Delmar Bilton and Maemie Bilton. Predeceased by his son-in-law David Clyne, 11 siblings, 8 brothers- and sisters-in-law.
Visitation is at the Garrett Funeral Chapel, Neustadt on Monday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral Service from Trinity Lutheran Church, Ayton on Tuesday at 11 AM.

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02 2016 December

Da Silva, Rita (Age 96, Listowel)

Rita Da SILVA of Listowel on Wednesday in her 97th year. Dear mother of Manuel Junior and Maria of Arthur, Rosa and Antonio Pires of the Azores, Rita Evangelho, Gabriela and John Ventura, John Da Silva, all of Listowel, Lucy and David Diniz of Windham Centre. Loved by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband Manuel, son Antonio, son-in-law Mateus Evangelho, and daughter-in-law Rita Maria.
Visitation is at the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel on Sunday from 2 till 4 and 6 to 8 PM with prayers at 1:30. Mass of Christian Burial from St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Listowel on Monday at 11 AM.

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