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30 2014 July

Hammond, Marian (Age 86, Kincardine)

Marian Grace HAMMOND of Kincardine at Kincardine Hospital on Tuesday in her 87th year. Beloved daughter of the late Arnold and Lyda Hammond. Dear sister of Jean Hammond of Kincardine. Sister-in-law of Helen Hammond of Port Elgin. Predeceased by her brothers George and Wallace and sister-in-law Jean.
Visitation is at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine on Thursday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, where the funeral service will be held on Friday at 11 AM. Internment, Sanctuary Park Cemetery, Port Elgin. Donations to the Kincardine Hospital Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society appreciated.

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30 2014 July

McRobb, Laura (Age 92, Mount Forest)

Laura McROBB at Saugeen Valley Nursing Centre, Mount Forest on Tuesday in her 92nd year. Loving mother of Marion and Elwyn Officer, and Ross and Rilla, all of Mount Forest, Sharon and Doug Good of Drayton. Grandmother of Judy, Jane, Ellen, Wayne, Danny, Doug, Kevin and 13 great-grandchildren. Sister of Jean Rooney, Louise Morrison, Fern and Eliis Aitken. Sister-in-law of Marguerite Allen. Predeceased by husband Clarence and 3 siblings.

Friends may call at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Thursday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM with a ladies Legion Service at 6:30. Funeral service from Mount Forest United Church on Friday at 11 AM.

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29 2014 July

Stanley, Lorraine (Age 88, London)

Lorraine STANLEY of London at Kensington Village, on Sunday at age 88. Beloved wife of the late Laurence Stanley. Dear mother of Elizabeth Stanley and her husband Ronald Wagner, and Dr. Ronald Stanley and his wife Judy. Also missed by her 6 grandchildren, sister-in-law Patricia Stanley of Kincardine and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by son-in-law Gregory Twigg, sisters-in-law Audrey Traher, Helen Smith, Edith Pedersen, and brothers-in-law Glen, Russell, and Norval Stanley.
A Funeral Service will be held from MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home, Ripley on Thursday at 1 PM with visitation 1 hour prior.

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29 2014 July

Neable, Winnie (Age 93, Gorrie)

Winnie NEABLE of Gorrie at Palmerston Hospital on July 22nd in her 94th year. Beloved wife of the late Howard Neable. Lovingly missed by daughters Beverley of Truro, Nova Scotia and Ruth of Gorrie; grandsons James and Caleb, and nieces and nephews in Ontario and Ohio, USA. Predeceased by her brother James Douglas and his wife Jackie, and brother-in-law Walter Neable and his wife Hilda.
Visitation from the Gorrie Visitation Centre of the Schimanski Family Funeral Home on Wednesday from 7 to 9 PM and again on Thursday from the Brethren in Christ Church, Fordwich from 1 PM until time of the funeral service at 2.

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29 2014 July

Ribey, Donald ‘Don’ (Age 77, n/a)

Donald “Don” RIBEY, peacefully at the Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce, Owen Sound on Saturday in his 78th year. Loving husband of Sharon. Survived by his sister Noreen and Harry Kibler; brother Howard and Audrey Ribey; sister-in-law Marsha and Dan Lewis; and brother-in-law Patrick and Sheree Lacasse. Nephew of Marion Lougheed, Bert McKenzie, and Jean Foden. Predeceased by his sister Marion and Alvin Schlorff, and niece Elinor Phillips.
Visitation is at the Port Elgin Chapel of the T. A. Brown Funeral Home, today [Tuesday] from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. A Celebration of life will be held at the Bruce Township Community Centre, Underwood on Wednesday at 2 PM.

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29 2014 July

Coates, Leslie ‘Les’ (Age 80, Mount Forest)

Leslie “Les” COATES of Mount Forest at the Caressant Care Nursing Home, Harriston on Sunday in his 81st year. Dear brother of Olive Wilson of Mississauga, George Coates, Gladys Stubbs, both of Mount Forest, Marie Paterson of Victoria Harbour, and Billy Coates and his wife Maxine of Wingham. Brother-in-law of Les Holboroug and Bill Morgan. Predeceased by his sisters Margaret Rose, Kay Jones, Betty Holborough, Vicky Morgan and 5 brothers-in-law.
Friends may call at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Wednesday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral service is at the First Baptist Church, Mount Forest on Thursday at 11 AM.

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29 2014 July

Grotenhuis, John (Age 85, Harriston)

John GROTENHUIS of Harriston on Sunday in his 86th year. Beloved husband of Willy Grotenhuis for 58 years. Father of Everett and Dorothy Grotenhuis of Palmerston, Betty and Jeff Bannerman of Listowel, Neil and Holly Grotenhuis of Mount Forest, and father-in-law of Shelley, and Carolyn Grotenhuis. Remembered by 15 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, and 2 brothers. Predeceased by his sons John and William.
Visitation will be held at the Hardy-Lee Funeral Home, Harriston on Thursday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral Service will be held at Knox-Calvin Presbyterian Church, Harriston on Friday at 2 PM.

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28 2014 July

Foell, Dorothy (Age 83, Elmira)

Dorothy FOELL at Stratford General Hospital on Friday at age 83. Dear wife of Stanley Foell of Elmira. Loved mother of Diane and Bruce Hahn of Monkton, Richard and Terri Metzger of Milverton. Missed by 14 grand- and 14 great-grandchildren. Sister of Herb Metzger, Helen Vandermolen, Earl Metzger, Gladys Vollmer, AnnaBelle Payson, Heather Metzger-Morrison, and Robert Metzger. Predeceased by her first husband Albert Metzger.
Family and friends may visit at the Dreisinger Funeral Home, Elmira, today from 2 till 4 and 6 to 9 PM and on Tuesday at Trinity United Church, Elmira, from 1 PM until time of the funeral service at 2.

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28 2014 July

Richmond, Bruce (Age 73, frmly Blyth)

Bruce RICHMOND of Wingham, formerly of Blyth, at Braemar Nursing Home, Wingham on Friday in his 74th year. Husband of Ula. Father of Karen Stewart of Blyth, Sherry Richmond of Windsor, Darren and his wife Michelle of Blyth, and the late Gary Richmond. Missed by his grandchildren Aaron, Krista and John, Christopher and Cindy, Cole and Nicole, Dalton, Carson, and great-grandson Jordan. Brother and brother-in-law of Keith and Olwen Richmond, Iona and Bob Soloaub, Ian and Margaret Griffiths, and Gwilym and Gwen Griffiths.
At Bruce’s request, cremation has taken place. Private family interment of ashes, Blyth Union Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to the Falconer Funeral Home, Blyth.

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28 2014 July

Townshend, Elizabeth ‘Bessie’ (Age 92, Clinton)

Elizabeth “Bessie” TOWNSHEND, formerly of Clinton and Route 2, Bayfield, on Wednesday in her 93rd year. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Mary and Dr. John Simmons of London and Elaine Townshend of Clinton. Missed by her grandchildren David, Janice and Brian Simmons, and by great-grandchildren Amber Ferris and Josh Simmons. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Ida McBride, Florence Chuter, Anna Blatchford of Listowel and Joyce Morrison. Predeceased by her husband William, 4 sisters and 4 brothers.

Friends will be received at the Falconer Funeral Home in Clinton on Wednesday from 12-noon until time of the funeral service at 2 PM.

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