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25 2015 April

Watson, Duncan and Dorothy (Age 86, Harriston)

Duncan and Dorothy WATSON of Harriston, at Palmerston & District Hospital in their 87th year. Parents of Nancy and Jim Cussen of Toronto, Sharon and Doug Davie of Harriston, Marilyn and Dave Coleman of Cincinnati, Laura Watson and Larry Cripps of Collingwood, and Robert and Helen Watson of Beijing. Loved and remembered by their grandchildren, and their brothers and sisters.
Visitation at the Hardy-Lee Funeral Home, Harriston on Tuesday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM with a Masonic Lodge service at 6:30 PM. The funeral service will be held at the Harriston United Church on Wednesday at 11 AM. Interment in Harriston Cemetery.

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25 2015 April

Flemmington, Marie (Age 83, Mount Forest)

Marie FLEMINGTON at the Saugeen Valley Nursing Center, Mount Forest on Wednesday in her 84th year. Missed by her sister-in-law Clare Stack and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Dear sister-in-law of Harold, Edwin, Norman and Helen, Kenneth and Linda, Kathleen and Jerry Knab, and Shirley and Donald Kocher. Predeceased by her husband Terrence “Terry” Flemington, parents Joseph and Teresa Stack, 4 brothers and 1 sister.
Visitation at England Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Tuesday, from 7 to 9 PM, Vigil prayers at 8:30 PM. A funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Mary of the Purification Church, Mount Forest on Wednesday at 11 AM.

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25 2015 April

Glenn, Wilfred (Age 87, Goderich)

Wilfred GLENN of Goderich at Maitland Manor on Thursday in his 88th year. Beloved husband of Doris Glenn. Loving father of Jim and Donna Glenn of Paris, Ontario, Bonnie and George Hudson and, Linda and Clare Rodger all of Goderich, and Nancy and Brian McGregor of Beaverton. Grandfather of 15 grand and 22 great-grandchildren. Also survived by his brother Norman, and sisters Vivian Schilbe, Eleanor Graham, and, Marie and Kip White. Also missed by the Broome family.
Friends will be received at McCallum & Palla Funeral Home, Goderich on Tuesday from 12 noon until the time of service at 2 PM. Interment Maitland Cemetery.

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25 2015 April

Royce, Allan (Age 71, Listowel)

Allan ROYCE, of Route 4, Listowel, at home on Friday, in his 72nd year. Beloved husband of Dianne. Father of Bradley Royce and Jody Fleming of Mount Forest, Brent and Christa Royce of Listowel, and Kerri and Deane Hay of Minising. Grandfather of Hayleigh, Emily, and Dustin. Brother of Ray and Shirley of Conestogo, and Bob of Toronto. Son-in-law of Daisy Campbell of Listowel.
Visitation will be held at the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel on Monday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. The funeral service will be held at Trinity United Church, Listowel, on Tuesday at 1:30 PM with reception to follow at the Listowel Agriculture Hall.

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24 2015 April

McCombie, Harry (Age 86, Wingham)

Harry McCOMBIE of Braemar Retirement Residence at Wingham & District Hospital on Thursday at age 86. Lovingly remembered by his caregiver Jan Heinmiller of Wingham. Special friend of Clifford Coultes of Belgrave, Lynn Johnston and Paul Zinn of Route 2, Lucknow. Fondly remembered by the staff and his friends at Braemar Retirement Residence.
Born in Scotland, he came to Canada as a young man, living in Toronto, Waterloo and taught at Listowel High School before retiring to Wingham. Predeceased by his mother Rita McCombie.
Private funeral arrangements are entrusted to the McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham.

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24 2015 April

Hackett, Erma (Age 86, Ashfield Twp)

Erma Beatrice HACKETT of Ashfield Township, peacefully at the Columbia Forest Long Term Care Centre in Kitchener on April 12th in her 87th year.
A Memorial Visitation is being held at the Ashfield Presbyterian Church located at 86252 Kintail Line in Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh Township on Saturday from 2 until 5 PM. Cremation has taken place for a private burial at the St. Joseph’s cemetery, Kingsbridge.
Arrangements entrusted to the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King Street, West, Kitchener.

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24 2015 April

Arenda, Ralph (Age 86, Listowel)

Ralph ARENDS of Route 1, Listowel on Thursday in his 87th year. Beloved husband of Mary. Father of Glenn and Anita of Route 1, Listowel, Sharon and Les Webb of Mexico, and Helen and Fred Heyns of Owen Sound. Grandfather of Ryan and wife Rachel, Kevin, and Stephen Arends; and Brad Heyns. Brother of Jantje Hovius and brother-in-law of John Pelleboer. Predeceased by infant granddaughter Mary Helene, brother Jake, and sister Frances VanderVeen.
Visitation is at the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel on Sunday from 2 until 5 PM. Funeral service is at Bethel Christian Reformed Church, Listowel on Monday at 1 PM.

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23 2015 April

Young, James ‘Jim’ (Age 71, Mississauga)

James ‘Jim’ YOUNG at the Trillium Health Partners Hospital in Mississauga on April 16th. He was in his 72nd year. Survived by his beloved wife Heidi and sons James and Ramona, and Darryl and Lisa. Missed by his grandchildren Victoria, Leah and Luke. Also survived by his brothers Harry and Leslie, his mother Phyllis, many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brother Rob and sister Gail.
Visitation is at the Glen Oaks Funeral Home and Cemetery, 3164 Ninth Line in Oakville on Sunday from 12-noon until time of the Memorial Service at 1 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Salvation Army or Oakville Humane Society.

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23 2015 April

Black, Reg (Age 94, Arthur)

Reg BLACK, formerly of Hillsburgh, Moorefield and Brampton, at the Caressant Care Nursing Home, Arthur on Sunday in his 95th year. Husband of the late Helen Black. Father of Donna and Jim Richardson of Arthur, Robert and Jennifer Black of Hillsburgh, and the late Alan and his wife Wendy Black of Fergus. Missed ‘Papa’ of 9 grand- and 13 great-grandchildren. Brother-in-law of Enid Wilson, Doris Dodwell, Carolyn Wilson and Keith McLeish.
The family will receive friends at the Heritage Funeral Home, Drayton on Sunday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral service is in the Alma Community Centre at 51 Simpson Street on Monday at 11 AM.

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23 2015 April

Ruhl, Joy (Age 90, Hanover)

Joy RUHL of Hanover, peacefully at The Village Senior’s Community on Tuesday. She was 90. Survived by devoted husband Allan “Lefty” Willfang of Hanover and his children Garry Willfang of Fergus, Paul and Marlene Willfang of Haileybury and their families. Dear sister of Lorie Davis, Gordon and Joyce Davis, and Mae Redford. Predeceased by her first husband Claude Ruhl, sisters Marie Lettau, Clara Belle Weirmier, Helen Lark, Betty Baldwin, brothers Bruce, Earl, Albert Davis and step-son Donald Willfang.
A private family funeral service will be held at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover with interment to follow in Hanover Cemetery.

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