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21 2014 October

Cowan, Kathlyne (Age 76, Harriston)

Kathlyne COWAN of Harriston at Royal Terrace, Palmerston on Monday in her 77th year. Wife of Mervyn Cowan and mother of Clifford Cowan and Joli Erb, Brian and Bonnie Cowan, and Todd and Lindsay Cowan, all of Harriston. Remembered by 9 grandchildren. Sister of Mary Hale of Mount Forest, Jim Madigan of Harriston, and Paul Madigan of Guelph.
A family service will be held from the Hardy-Lee Funeral Home, Harriston on Wednesday with interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Mount Forest.

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21 2014 October

Smith, Yvonnne (Age 60, Chesley)

Yvonne Darlene SMITH of Chesley, peacefully at Owen Sound Hospital on Saturday in her 61st year. Beloved wife of Terry Smith. Loved mother of Trevor McKenzie and wife Noelle of London, Bryan Smith and wife Stephanie of St. Catharines, and Sherilynn Hessels and husband Jeremy of Wingham. Grandmother of Ashley, Courtney, Jillian, Alexander, Michael, Elijah, and Sophia. Dear daughter of Glenna Carroll and husband Davis. Predeceased by her father Lorne McKenzie.
Friends may call at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Wednesday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral service from Mount Forest United Church on Thursday at 11 AM.

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20 2014 October

Miller, David (Age 61, Varna)

David MILLER of Varna, peacefully at Clinton Public Hospital on Friday in his 62nd year. Beloved husband of Marg. Loving dad of Barbie Weeks and Ryan, Carolyn Miller and Neil Hanna, Jonathan and Becky, Amanda Miller and Brad Bernard, and David. Proud Poppa of 5. Son-in-law of Emma Franken. Brother of Kathleen Stone and Web, Keith, John and Linda, Marlene Parr and Roy, Patti Miller and Dave, Donna May Miller and Tom.
Visitation will be held at the McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth, today [Monday] from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral Mass will be held at St. James Catholic Church, Seaforth on Tuesday at 11 AM.

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20 2014 October

DeGroot, Florentina ‘Tiny’ (Age 95, Clinton)

Florentina ‘Tiny’ DeGROOT of Clinton, peacefully with family at her side, at Huronview on Sunday in her 96th year. Beloved mother of Mickie and husband John Hamilton of Goderich, and JoAnne and husband Paul Matthews of Seaforth. Sister of Harry and Truss Van Gerven of The Netherlands. Missed by several grand-, great-grandchildren and the extended DeGroot family. Predeceased by husbands Nickolas Van Vugt and John DeGroot, daughter Ellie and Hans Von Euw and several siblings.
Funeral Mass is held at St. James Roman Catholic Church, Seaforth, on Wednesday at 11 AM. Arrangements entrusted to the Falconer Funeral Home, Clinton.

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20 2014 October

Schuknecht, David (Age 84, Hanover)

David SCHUKNECHT of Hanover, peacefully at Hanover Hospital on Saturday in his 85th year. Survived by loving wife Alice; daughters Virginia and Ivan Viragh of Cambridge, Wendy and Neil Hageman of Georgetown, son Steven and Barbara of Chesley. Loved grampa of Amanda and Brad, Cory and Danielle, Sean and Nadine, Katie, Marysue, Jacob, Paul, Christine and great-grandpa of Caden. Predeceased by his sister Viola Brainerd.
Visitation is at the Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, today [Monday] from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday at 11 AM, at St. Matthew’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hanover.

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20 2014 October

Davidson, Marty (Age 38, Brunner)

Marty DAVIDSON of Route 1, Brunner, suddenly on Friday at age 38. Survived by his wife Jennifer; children Hunter, Olivia, Evan and Morgan. Loving son of Rick Davidson and Diann and the late Valerie Davidson. Brother of Tim and Rosanna, Jeremy and Melinda. Brother-in-law of Angela Davidson-Storey and Chris. Grandson of Harvey and Eldeen Ward. Missed by the Culp family. Predeceased by his brother Jason.
Visitation is at the Lockhart Funeral Home, Mitchell on Tuesday from 2 till 4 and 6 to 8 PM, where the funeral service is held on Wednesday at 11 AM. Donations to a family trust fund for Marty’s children appreciated.

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20 2014 October

Byers, Julia (Age 67, Hanover)

Julia “Julie” BYERS, of Hanover at Hanover and District Hospital on Thursday. She was 67. Survived by partner Dave Lichty of Hanover, daughter Teresa Lonsberry of Hanover, son Tim Byers of London, grandchildren Samantha, Corey, Destiny and great- granddaughter Aubrey. Remembered by her brother Ian and Lynda Rutherford of Chatham and step-father Clare Godfrey of Hanover.
A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held on Friday, at the Hanover Legion from 2 til 4 PM. Cremation has taken place and a private family inurnment will take place at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover.

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18 2014 October

McInnes, Vincent (Age 72, Wingham)

Vincent McINNES of Wingham, at Kingsway Lodge, St. Mary’s on Friday. He was 72. Father of Tracey and  Geoff Edgar-Stubgen of Thorndale, and Kelly McInnes and Robyn Shanks of Toronto. Grandfather of Zachary, Carson, Mia and Grace Edgar-Stubgen and Orson McInnes. Brother of Bryan and Toni McInnes, Jennifer and Bart Smith, Jude Menard and Susan and Michael Glad. Predeceased by his parents Ted and Helen, step-mother Irene, son-in-law Jason Edgar, brothers Tim and Terry, and sisters Sondra Merrick and Janis Train.
Visitation at McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham, on Tuesday, from 7 to 9 PM. Memorial Mass will be held at the Sacred Heart Church, Wingham on Wednesday at 1 PM.

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18 2014 October

Donovan, Dianne (Age 68, Toronto)

Dianne DONOVAN, of Toronto, passed away at Toronto General Hospital, surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, in her 69th year. Survived by her son Neil of Toronto and sister Nancy Connell of Kincardine. Predeceased by her daughter Katie Jane and her parents Irene and Russel Neil.
A memorial service will be held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine, on Saturday, October 25th, at 11 AM. Interment, Kincardine Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice as expressions of sympathy.

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17 2014 October

Stratton, Dodie (Age 60, Ethel)

Dodie STRATTON at her home in Ethel on Wednesday in her 61st year. Dear wife of Howard. Daughter of ‘Pop’ Rutledge and the late ‘Nan’. Mother of Tami Stratton and Matthew Cressey, Jim Cook and Tanya Rawn, Tracey and Patrick Gordon, Jennifer and Oliver Gillert, Jason, John and Tara, Jo-Anna and Michael Brereton, Amanda Stratton and Joel Adams, Angela Stratton and Michael Steeper. Grandmother of 19. Sister of Karen and Casey DeMooy, Sue and Rick Pendelton, John and Karen Rutledge, and Karen and John Shoy.
Visitation is at the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel on Monday from 1 till 4 and 6 to 8 PM. Funeral service from Trinity United Church, Listowel on Tuesday at 11 AM.

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