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25 2017 March

Thompson, Vina (Age 87, Walkerton)

Vina THOMPSON of Walkerton, on Thursday March 16th at the Walkerton Hospital, at age 87. Dear mom of Bonnie and Bruce Cartwright of Walkerton, sons Donald of Paisley, Bruce and Jan of Orillia and Robert of Hanover. Gramma of 7 and great-gramma of 11. Sister of Phyllis Arkell, Ruby Friar, Dorothy Nicholson, Barb and Bob Ferguson, Anne Gibson, Violet and Bob Swannell, and Lawrence and Shirley Nicholson. Predeceased by her husbands Stewart Thompson, Bill Miller, and 9 siblings.
A celebration of Vina’s life will be held at the Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton on April 8th with visitation from 11 AM and memorial service at 12-noon.

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25 2017 March

Crawford, Irene (Age 80, n/a)

“Irene”, Janice CRAWFORD on Friday, in her 81st year. Partner of Roger Kenyon. Mother of Beverly and Paul Lamb of Goderich, Dennis and Darlene Dalton of Goderich, Michael and Sally Dalton of Alberta, and Newton and Susan Dalton of Manitoba. Loved by the Crawford, Kenyon and Williams families and many grand and great grandchildren and friends. Predeceased by husband Ross Crawford, brother Leonard Hulley, infant daughter Lorie Dalton and grandson Zac Lamb.
Cremation has taken place, At Irene’s request no service will take place. Memorial donations to the Lung Association or charity of your choice appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to McCallum and Palla Funeral Home, Goderich.

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25 2017 March

Smith-McNabb, Jean (Age 92, Arthur)

Jean Smith-McNabb of Arthur, surrounded by her family, at the Groves Memorial Hospital, Fergus on Thursday, in her 93rd year. Cherished mother of Donald and Dorothy McNabb of Kenilworth, Douglas and Leona McNabb of Kenilworth, Louise and Bob Moore of Arthur, and, Kathleen and Kevin Smith of Ariss. Dearest grandmother of 10 grand and 12 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by husbands Percy McNabb and Sterling Smith.
Visitation is at the Crawford Funeral Chapel, Arthur, on Sunday from 2 til 5 PM and at the Arthur United Church on Monday, from 10 to 10:45 AM. Funeral Service at the Arthur United Church on Monday, at 11AM.

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24 2017 March

Pennington, Almeda (Age 92, Carrick Twp)

Almeda PENNINGTON of Carrick Township on Thursday in her 93rd year. Wife of the late George Pennington. Dear mother of Mark Pennington and Sharon Bilton, and Paul Pennington and Catherine Welsh. Sister-in-law of Everett and Kathleen Pennington, Ray and Liz Pennington, all of Teeswater and Betty Pennington of Wingham. Predeceased by her brother-in-law Roy Pennington, and sisters-in-law Irene Hayden and Edith Schmidt.
Friends may call at St. Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mildmay on Monday for visitation from 12-noon until time of the funeral service at 2 PM. Interment in St. Matthew Lutheran Cemetery, Mildmay.
Arrangements entrusted to the Hardy-Lee Funeral Home, Harriston.

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24 2017 March

Vercruyssen, Rene (Age 80, Blyth)

Rene VERCRUYSSEN of Route 2, Blyth, peacefully on Thursday at Wingham and District Hospital in his 81st year. Beloved husband of Jenny. Dear father of Ron of Brussels, Evelyn and Richard of Kitchener and John of Shakespeare. Dear brother of Emilda van Poucke of Amherstburg. Also loved by his 7 grandchildren, nieces and nephew. Predeceased by his son Danny.
Visitation from the Schimanski Family Funeral Home, Brussels on Sunday from 1 PM until time of the funeral service conducted at 2. Burial in Brussels Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the charity of one’s choice appreciated by the family.

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23 2017 March

Bremner, Isabelle (Age 89, frmly Ethel)

Isabelle BREMNER, formerly of Ethel on March 16th in her 90th year. Mother of Joan and John Morgan of Ilderton, Brenda and Fred Phillips of Lucknow, Kathy and Maurice Nesbitt of Union, Mary and Karl Raszmann of Monkton, Donna Bremner and Ron Yarema of Dugald, Manitoba, and Karen and Nolan Wettlaufer of Tavistock. Proud grandma of 13 grand and 4 great-grandchildren. Sister of Andy McMichael, and Alma Steele; sister-in-law of Mary McIntosh, Bill Bremner, and Doris Bremner. Predeceased by her husband Robert, sister Marie Davidson, and brother Ken McMichael.
Visitation at the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel on Friday from 1 PM until time of the funeral service at 2 PM.

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23 2017 March

Bradley, Irene (Age 104, Tiverton)

Irene BRADLEY of Tiverton on Tuesday at age 104. Dear mother of Doris and Ernie Young of Bruce Township, Gordon and Lois Bradley of Kincardine. Missed by grandchildren Jim, Bill, Brian, Roger, June, Linda, Joan, Donald; great-grandchildren Amy, Corey, Ashley, Devon, Caitlin, Cristina, Brandie, Ryan, Samantha, Jacob, Dylan, Jillian, Robyn, Erin, Scott, Maura and 3 great-great grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband Stuart, siblings Melville and Agnes and infant daughter Gladys.
Visitation is at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine, this evening [Thursday] from 7 to 9 and on Friday from 1 PM until time of the service at 2.

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23 2017 March

Watson, Edward ‘Ed’ (Age 86, Blyth)

Edward ‘Ed’ WATSON of Blyth on Tuesday in his 87th year. Husband to Joan Watson. Dad to John and Kim, Kim and Paul Orrick, Jayne and Mel Ritchie, Jeff and Lisa. Grandpa to Josh, Kyle and Samantha, Troy, Shawn and Amanda, Krista and Tom, Jaden, and Megan and great-grandpa to Colton and Nykole. Survived by sister Wilma Gummow, brother Jack and Jean Watson and many nieces and nephews.
Friends and family will be received at Trinity Anglican Church, Blyth for visitation on Friday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, where the funeral service will take place on Saturday at 1:30 PM.
Arrangements entrusted to the Falconer Funeral Home, Blyth.

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23 2017 March

Wall, Margaret (Age 90, Kincardine)

Margaret WALL (nee Tucker) of Kincardine on Monday at the age of 90. Beloved mother of Ian Wall of Kincardine. Loved grandmother of Sarah, Caitlin, Cairis, Phaedre, Lilly, Estelle, Rowan and great-grandmother of Huxley. Dear mother-in-law of Chris Radley-Walters of Georgetown. Also missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Predeceased by daughter Susan Wall, parents Albert and Rosetta Tucker, brothers Thomas, Harry and Peter Tucker, sisters Gweneth Buckingham and Betty Lampman.
At Margaret’s request, there will be no service of remembrance.
Arrangements entrusted to the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine.

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23 2017 March

Tryssenaar, Christina (Age 97, Listowel)

Christina TRYSSENAAR of Listowel, at her daughter’s home in Beamsville, on March 19th in her 98th year. Wife of the late Laurens Tryssenaar. Mother of Thea Merritt of Beamsville, Antoinette and Nick Villa of Blaine, Washington, Walter and Judi of Stratford, Laura Tryssenaar and Bill Armstrong of Listowel, and Joyce Tryssenaar and Jane Saunders of Thunder Bay. Survived by 16 grand-, 21 great-grandchildren, sister Sofia Hartmann of Germany, many nieces and nephews in Canada and the Netherlands.
Family and friends are invited to a celebration of life at the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel on Saturday at 11:30 AM.

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