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18 2015 April

Bachert, Albert (Age 95, Seaforth)

Albert BACHERT  of Seaforth, at Seaforth Community Hospital, on Friday in his 96th year. Predeceased by his wife Mabel and his five siblings. Left to mourn his passing is his dear friend Doris Muir of Seaforth; his children Keith and Janet of Auburn, Ken and Charlotte of Burgessville, Dan and Mary of Seaforth, Dale and Starr of Blyth and, Kathy and Ron Rosborough of Egmondville. Also missed by 19 grandchildren and 58 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held at McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth, on Tuesday, from 7 to 9 PM where the funeral for Bert will be held on Wednesday, at 2 PM.

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17 2015 April

Snell, Eva (Age 86, Westfield)

Eva SNELL of Westfield at Clinton Public Hospital on Thursday at age 86. Wife of the late Jasper Snell. Dear mother of Barbara Snell of Blyth, and George Snell, Ken Snell and Murray Snell, all of Westfield. Sister of Ada and Ross Taylor of Belgrave, Donald Dow, Ivan and Elly Dow of East Wawanosh and sister-in-law of Jeanetta Hallman of Cambridge. Predeceased by her parents Wellington and Eccles Dow, brothers Nelson and Victor Dow and sister-in-law Gloria Dow.
Visitation is at the McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham on Saturday from 2 until 4 PM, where the funeral service is held on Sunday at 2 PM. Interment in Blyth Union Cemetery.

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17 2015 April

Koller, Gerard ‘Gerry’ (Age 78, Walkerton)

Gerard “Gerry” KOLLER of Walkerton at Walkerton Hospital on Wednesday. He was 78. Beloved husband of Mary. Dear father of Peggy and Mark Gaynor, Ann and Rick Lippert, and Joe and Karen. Grandfather of Courtney and Corbin, Steve and Alana, Brandon, Patrick, Evan and 4 great-grandchildren. Brother of Alma and Grant Simpson. Predeceased by grandson Dane Gaynor, granddaughter Sonya, brother Carl, sister Virginia and husband Joe Lippert.
Visitation is at the Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton on Monday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM with parish prayers at 3:30. Funeral Mass from Sacred Heart Church, Walkerton on Tuesday at 11 AM.

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17 2015 April

Sutcliffe, Pauline (Age 94, frmly Listowel)

Pauline SUTCLIFFE, formerly of Listowel, at Leisureworld, Streetsville on Thursday in her 95th year. Beloved wife of the late George Sutcliffe. Mother of Paul and Carolyn Bogues of Oakville. Grandmother of Erin and Bob Pozzebon of Wasaga Beach, Alexandra Bogues of Nanaimo, B.C., and great-grandmother of Shentae, Ben, Zach, and Christian. Predeceased by her sister Ethel King and brother Barney Bogues.
Visitation will be held at the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel on Monday from 10 AM until time of the funeral service at 11. Interment in Pine Hills Cemetery, Scarborough.  Donations to Canadian Cancer Society appreciated.

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17 2015 April

Smith, Marjorie (Age 84, frmly Bornholm)

Marjorie SMITH of Stratford and formerly of Bornholm on Wednesday at age 84. Beloved wife of the late Ken Smith. Dear mother of Dennis Smith, Dean Smith and Peggy, Sheila Chessell and Paul, Sharon Smith and Chris Lewis. Grandmother of Troy Chessell and Jodi, Travis Chessell and Ashley, Erin Smith and Dudley, Amy Smith and Shawn. Great-grandmother of Benjamin and Emily Chessell. Sister of Ralph Fischer and Fran.
Friends will be received at the Lockhart Funeral Home, Mitchell, this evening [Friday] from 6 till 8 and on Saturday from 10:30 AM until time of the funeral service at 11:30. Interment in St. Peter’s Lutheran Cemetery.

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17 2015 April

MacInnis, Dale (Age 51, Lucknow)

Dale MacINNIS of Dungannon, suddenly at his residence on Monday at the age of 51. Loved son of Beverley and the late Dan MacInnis. Sadly missed by his girlfriend Lorri Boyer and her daughter Jennifer of London. Dear brother of Debora and Dan Manske of Kitchener, David and Tammy MacInnis of Waterford, and Tanya and James Cripps of Barrie. Survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins.
A Funeral Service will be conducted at the MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home, Lucknow on Monday at 1 PM. Interment, St. Augustine Cemetery.

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17 2015 April

Bezaire, Ed (Age 68, Egmondville)

Ed BEZAIRE, peacefully at his home in Egmondville on Wednesday in his 69th year.  Beloved spouse of Ellie Connolly. Dad of Lynn Harrigan and Scott McGregor Moore of Toronto and John Bezaire of Clinton. Grandpa of Regan, Rachel and Sam. Brother of Donald, Jo-Anne Slaght, Joseph, Stanley, James, Theresa Masterman, Mary Ann Smith, Cecile Larking, Elizabeth Brush, Janet Brush, and Annette Jones.
Visitation is at the McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth, today [Friday] from 3 till 5 and 7 to 9 PM. Mass of Resurrection from St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Goderich on Saturday at 11 AM.

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17 2015 April

Harkness, Ronald (Age 74, Bervie)

Ronald HARKNESS of Bervie on Wednesday, April 8th in his 75th year. Survived by the love of his life for 41 years Marj Nicholson; siblings Mary Huber, Evelyn and Paul Fischer, Elda Huber and Glen Lippert, and Donald Harkness. Brother-in-law of Linda and Gordon Ergang and Richard Huber. Missed by Marj’s children Dave and Doreen Nicholson, Carolyn Schurter and Ken Price, granddaughter Susan and Mark Gagne, great-grandson Nicolas; and the Harkness, Nicholson and McGarvey families. Predeceased by 2 siblings.
Visitation is at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Monday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, where the memorial service is held on Tuesday at 11 AM.

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16 2015 April

Thomas, James ‘Jim’ (Age 71, Ayton)

James ‘Jim’ THOMAS at his home at Route 3, Ayton on Tuesday in his 72nd year. Beloved son of the late Carman and Florence Thomas. Loved brother of the late Keith Thomas. Jim will be sadly missed by his cousins and their families.
Friends may call at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Saturday from 1 PM until time of the funeral service in the chapel at 2. Private interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bolton. Memorial donations to a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be made at:

www.englandfuneralhome.com

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16 2015 April

Davis, Harold (Age 95, Brussels)

Harold DAVIS at Huronlea, Brussels on November 5th in his 96th year. Husband of 43 years to the late Iva. Sadly missed by his children Scott and Sharon of Palm Coast, Florida, Joan Bowman of Waterloo, Sharon Davis of Blyth, Bonnie and Ronnie Cleghorn of Wingham; 12 grand-, 17 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandson. Brother of Leone Hill and Merla Calder. Brother-in-law to Wilma Culp and Neil McDougall. Predeceased by his friend Bessie, granddaughter Kimberley, great-granddaughter Brooklyn, son-in-law Earl, and granddaughter-in-law Stacey.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Brussels Legion on Saturday at 2 PM.
Arrangements entrusted to the Schimanski Family Funeral Home, Brussels.

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