George UNDERWOOD of Route 1, Wingham at Wingham and District Hospital on Saturday. He was 84. Beloved husband for 60 years of the late Helen Underwood. Father of Susan Underwood and Ken Fowler of Stratford, Nelson Underwood, and John and Susan Underwood of Route 1, Wingham, Kathy Underwood and Beth Anne Currie of Owen Sound, and Aileen and Ene Underwood of Toronto. Grandfather of 8. Brother of Jean MacDonald. Predeceased by sister Aileen, daughter-in-law Amber Underwood, and his beloved dog Joe.
Visitation at McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham, on Wednesday followed by a funeral service the Wingham United Church on Thursday, Times will be announced on Monday.
Margaret “Peggy” Stark at Brucelea Haven, Walkerton on Thursday, She was 92. Missed by children Jim and Inese, Doug and Verlaine, Bob and Chrissy, Susan and Eric, George and Katherine, Wendy and Ken, and Ken and Heather. Grandchildren Tammy, Jamie, Cory, Laura, Crystal, Jackie, Aaron, Luke, Bridget, Cassie, Aaryka, Alec, Nathan, Cole, and Jackson, and 19 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband James “Curly” Stark, her sons Jack and Don, and parents George and Doris Angell.
No visitation or service will take place as we honour and respect her wishes. Memorial donations can be made to the Legion’s Poppy Fund. Arrangements entrusted to Cameron Funeral Home in Walkerton.
Josephine FEAIRS at the Saugeen Valley Nursing Centre, Mount Forest on Tuesday, in her 98th year. Mother of Elizabeth and William Wallace, Margaret and Raymond Owens, Joanie and David Wishnevski, all of Vancouver, Eleanor and Robert Mueller of Cambridge, Ruth Feairs of Mount Forest, and the Reverend James and Fran Feairs of Port Hope. Grandmother of 6 grand and 6 great-grandchildren. Sister of Margaret Dowsett. Predeceased by her husband James, and 4 siblings.
Visitation will be held at the Mount Forest United Church, one hour prior to a Memorial Service on Tuesday, November 4th, at 1 PM. Arrangements entrusted to the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest.
Elva Jean DINGMAN at Groves Memorial Hospital, Fergus on Friday in her 97th year. Mother of Gil and Tracy Dingman of Arthur and Heather and Bruce Rumble of King City. Grandma of 6 grand and 8 great grandchildren. Survived by sisters Francis Detzler of Mt. Forest, Norma Deeves of Hanover, Mary and Gerald Fowler of Kitchener and Isabel Anderson of Stoney Creek. Predeceased by her husband Lorne, 6 siblings and 4 brothers-in-law.
The family will receive friends at Crawford Funeral Home, Arthur on Sunday from 2 til 5 PM. The funeral service will be held from St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Arthur on Monday at 11 a.m.
Robert CARTER of Clinton, formerly of East Wawanosh Township, at Clinton Public Hospital on Friday. He was 76. Husband of the late Nancy Carter. Loving father of Donald Carter and Josephine of Windsor, Kevin Carter and Carol Raymond of Clinton, and Sharon Carter-Sadler of Parkhill. Cherished Grandpa of 8 and Great-Grandpa of 3. Dear brother of Gordon Carter and Lois of Tavistock.
A celebration of Robert’s life will be held at the Clinton Legion Branch 140, on Sunday, from 2 til 5 PM. A private graveside service will be held at Blyth Union Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth.
Luella KINCAID of Kincardine, on Friday at the Kincardine Hospital, surrounded by her family. Beloved wife of Sam Kincaid for 59 years. Dear mother of Barb, Laurence, Chris, Sandy and Anna-Mae. Much loved grandmother of 9 and great-grandmother of 1. Visitation will be held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine on Monday, from 2 til 4 and 7 to 9 PM.
The funeral will be held at the Knox Presbyterian Church, Kincardine, on Tuesday, at 11 AM. with Rev. Kathy Fraser officiating.
Isabell WILSON, wife of the late Cam Wilson, of Kincardine at Owen Sound Hospital on Thursday at age 92. Survived by daughter Deborah and Tom Bergen of Waterloo, step children Lori and Blair Small of Kincardine, Lea Ellen and Doug Pugh of Michigan and Robert and Barb Ross of Kincardine. Missed by 10 grandchildren, siblings Bill Thacker, Reta Hoffman, Lois and Don Hallman and sisters-in-law Elaine and Shirley Thacker. Predeceased by son Gary Gurzi, step daughter Lynne Ross and siblings Orville, Glen, Harold, Ronald, Olive and Eldon.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Kincardine Legion on Sunday from 1 until 4 PM.
Arrangements entrusted to the MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home, Ripley.
Ann BERRY of Ashfield Township at Huronlea on Wednesday in her 78th year. Dear mother of Wayne and Debbie of Dungannon, Kevin, Steve and Brenda, Brent and Cindy, all of Goderich. Grandmother of 11 grand- and 13 great-grandchildren. Sister of Rita and Jack Tigert, Mary Maize, Clarence and Loretta Doherty, and Stan Doherty. Sister-in-law of Isabel and Anne Doherty. Predeceased by husband William and 5 siblings.
Visitation is at the McCallum & Palla Funeral Home, Goderich, today [Friday] from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM with Parish prayers at 6:45. Funeral Mass from St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church, Goderich, on Saturday at 11 AM.
John ‘Jack’ MERRILL of Clinton, peacefully at Maitland Manor on Wednesday in his 90th year. Beloved husband of the late Lula Merrill. Loving father to Faye and the late Jamieson Ribey of Route 6, Goderich, Lois Jones and Frank Fargnoli of London and Ivan Merrill and Maureen McCulley of Toronto. Missed by his grandchildren Walter and Penny Ribey, Sherilyn and Adam Delves, Chrystal Jones, Michael and Patricia Jones and 4 great-grandchildren.
Family and friends will be received at the Falconer Funeral Home, Clinton on Sunday from 3 until 5 PM, where a Celebration of Life Service will be held on Monday at 11 AM.
Shirley VERSTOEP, formerly of Route 3, Monkton, at Ritz Lutheran Villa, Mitchell on Thursday in her 84th year. Wife of Adrian Verstoep. Mother of Marian Hutchinson, Hugh and Pearl, Marjorie and David Lindsay, Linda and Ted Groenestege, Barbara Verstoep, Leo Verstoep, Leona and Jeff Donaldson. Missed by 15 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Sister-in-law of Doris Lamont and Jean Storey. Predeceased by her brothers Jim, Leonard, Graham and sister Doreen Seip.
Visitation is at the Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood on Sunday from 2 until 5 PM, where the funeral service is held on Monday at 11 AM.