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29 2016 June

Mortimer, Earl ‘Mort’ (Age 80, Walkerton)

Earl ‘Mort’ MORTIMER of Walkerton on Monday. He was 80. Beloved husband of Norma. Dear father of Debi, Randy and Cindy, Cindy, Rob Mortimer and Brigitte Bureau, and Michelle Mortimer-Day. Poppy of Brianna, Scott, Veroniqué, Léa, Katrina, Brittany and great-grandfather of Talon. Brother of Vera Livingstone. Brother-in-law of Yvonne Mortimer and Morris Tschumi. Missed by the Cassidy family. Predeceased by 3 siblings.
Visitation is at the Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton on Friday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, with parish prayers at 3:30. Mass of Christian burial from Sacred Heart Church, Walkerton on Saturday at 11 AM.

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28 2016 June

Bedard, Nancy (Age 51, Goderich)

Nancy BEDARD of Goderich, suddenly on Friday in her 52nd year. Beloved spouse of John Little. Loving mother of Jack Little and step-mother of Katelyn Little and Shelby Cunningham. Survived by her mother Adela Bedard of Goderich, brother Tony and Natalie Bedard of London, Jane and Ed Vandevelde of Meaford. Daughter-in-law of Frank and Mildred Little. Sister-in-law of Carolyn and Chris Carter, Nancy and Rob Boyce. Predeceased by her father Anthony.
A Celebration of Nancy’s life will be held at the Goderich Columbus Club, 390 Parsons Court, Goderich on Monday, July 4th from 3 until 7 PM, with special memories shared at 5.
Arrangements entrusted to the McCallum & Palla Funeral Home, Goderich.

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28 2016 June

Meyer, Cecilia (Age 91, Walkerton)

Cecilia MEYER of Walkerton at Brucelea Haven on Monday. She was 91. Mother of John of Walkerton. Sister-in-law of Vincent Kraemer, Beatrice and Cyril Spitzig, and Florence and Raymond Spitzig. Predeceased by her husband Frank, siblings Anne Hinsperger, Florence Weiss, Caroline Illerbrun, Susan Weiss, Theresa Weiss, Joseph Stroeder, Simon Stroeder, Marie Kraemer, Catherine Spiegl, and John Stroeder.
Visitation is at the Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton on Wednesday from 6 until 9 PM, with CWL service at 6 and parish prayers at 8:30. Mass of Christian Burial from Sacred Heart Church, Walkerton on Thursday at 11 AM.

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28 2016 June

Hanna, Nelson (Age 90, frmly Atwood)

Nelson HANNA of London, formerly of Route 1, Atwood, at his residence on Monday in his 91st year. Husband of the late Lillian Hanna. Father of Louise and Don Buchanan, Brian Hanna, Susan Hartung, and Jeff Hanna. Missed by his companion and caregiver Marion Weltz, sisters Bernice Bridge and Ruby Gordon, 9 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his daughter Nancy Anne, 6 sisters and 2 brothers.

Visitation is at the Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood on Saturday from 11 AM until 1:45 PM, followed by the funeral service at 2.

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28 2016 June

Klages, Grace (Age 94, Desboro)

Grace Maybell KLAGES (nee Dempster) of Route 1, Desboro, surrounded by family at Chesley Hospital on Sunday in her 95th year. Dear mother of Don and Diane of Route 1, Desboro, Wayne and Linnet of Merritt, B.C., Sylvia Lech of Route 1, Desboro and Sid and Jo-Anne of Chesley. Missed by 9 grand-, 19 great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law Vida Klages and sister June Currie. Predeceased by her husband Gordon, son Dean, sisters Alice Wieland, Elsie Kingsley, and brother Adrian Dempster.
Visitation is at the Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley on Wednesday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, where a funeral service is held on Thursday at 2 with visitation from 1 PM.

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27 2016 June

Gibson, Bill (Age 78, Wingham)

Bill GIBSON of Wingham at Braemar Retirement Centre on Monday at age 78. Beloved husband of Kathy. Dear father of Rhonda Frank and Doug Chilton of Guelph, Bill of London and Greg of Toronto. Grandfather of Robert, Jeremy, Drew, Brandon, and Amy. Great-grandfather of Aubrey. Brother of Shirley and Don Smith, Beatrice Madge, Don and Dianne, and Jim. Brother-in-law of Nancy. Predeceased by his grandson Jamie, sister Phyllis Rivett and brother Allan.
Visitation is at the McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham on Wednesday from 2 till 4 and 6 to 8 PM, where the funeral service is held on Thursday at 11 AM.

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27 2016 June

Catto, Jean (Age 87, Kincardine)

Jean Marie CATTO (nee Campbell) of Kincardine at Trillium Court on Friday in her 88th year. Mother of Grace and Jim Surridge, Mac and Elaine, Lois and Dave Johnson, and Verna McConnell. Missed by 9 grand-, 7 great-grandchildren; siblings John Campbell, Agnes and Geoge MacKinnon, Christina Moulton, Ruth and Richard Siegal. Brother-in-law of Jack Kidd, Burton Eskrick and Jim Shaw. Predeceased by her husband Donald, sisters Helen Shaw, Isabelle Brindley, Margaret Webber, Cecelia Kidd, and Betty Eskrick.
Visitation is at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine on Tuesday from 7 to 9 PM. A private graveside service will take place.

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27 2016 June

Hunt, William ‘Bill (Age 72, Plumeville)

William ‘Bill’ HUNT of Plumeville at Louise Marshall Hospital on Friday in his 73rd year. Dear husband of Rosella. Father of Tracey Hunt and Warren Walker of Cambridge and Michael and Annelies Hunt of Kitchener. Grandfather of Avery, Lily, Makaela and Maggie. Brother of James, Betty Jean and Roger Laycock, the late Jayne D’Alimonte and husband Nick. Brother-in-law of Marion Plume, Joanne Metzger, Wayne Williams, Donald and Bob Patterson, and Judy Barnard.
Friends may call at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Wednesday from 6 until 9 PM. Funeral Service from St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Mount Forest on Thursday at 11 AM.
Arrangements entrusted to the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest.

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25 2016 June

Pollock, Ron (Age 61, Ripley)

Ron POLLOCK, of Ripley, at Kincardine Hospital on Friday at age 61. Greatly missed by Myra, son Mark and Meagan Pollock of Ripley and granddaughter Mya. Also survived by his family, Shirley Courtney, Geraldine Schlosser, Veronica Fraser, Pat Good, Brenda Steffler, Wanda Rolston, Edwin Purvis, Michael Schlosser and their families. Predeceased by Kay Quinn and Darwin Pollock.
Visitation will be held from the MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home, Ripley on Sunday from 12 til 2 PM immediately followed by a celebration of Ron’s life at the Ripley Legion.

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25 2016 June

Knox, Charles (Age 73, Goderich)

Charles KNOX of Goderich at Alexandra Marine and General Hospital on Friday. He was 73. Beloved husband of June Knox. Loving father of Charlene Knox and husband Stan Schofield, Chris Knox and wife Sherry Bakhtiari. Dear Papa of Justine, Tylor, Travis, Holly, Kiana  and Ryan. Also survived by his sister Marjorie and Dave Martin, sister-in-law Ethel Adams brothers-in-law Gordon Shobbrook and Murray Govier. Predeceased by his brother Harold Knox and sister Dorothy Govier
At Charlie’s request there will be no funeral home visitation. A graveside service will be held at Maitland Cemetery, Goderich on Tuesday at 1 PM.  Arrangements entrusted to McCallum and Palla Funeral Home, Goderich.

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