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22 2015 May

Vincent, Jane (Age 82, Seaforth)

Jane VINCENT (nee Dance) of Seaforth, peacefully at Exeter Villa on Thursday in her 83rd year. Wife of the late Marlen Vincent. Loving mother of Bryan and Lynda of Seaforth, Lynda and Brian Ruston of Sarnia and Barry and Brenna of Seaforth. Grandma of Brent, Julie, Bradley, Deana, Janeen, Adam and Alex. Sister of the late Don Dance and wife Shirley, Doug Dance and wife Carole, and sister-in-law of Warren Vincent and his late wife Laura.
Visitation is at the McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth on Sunday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM and continues on Monday from 10 until 10:45 AM at Northside United Church, Seaforth, followed by the funeral service 11.

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22 2015 May

Cheesman, Lillian (Age 90, Listowel)

Lillian CHEESMAN of Listowel on Thursday in her 91st year. Loving Mother of Wayne and Carole Cheesman of Havelock. Grandmother of Glen and Deanna of Barrie, Kevin and Jen of Ridgetown, and great-grandmother of Ryan, Brittany, Sydney, Paige, Dakota, and Brianne. Sister of Doreen and Garnet Smith, and special aunt of Donna Smith, all of Listowel. Special great-aunt to Jason Smith, and Angie Cameron. Missed by Diane Darroch, David and Cathy Smith, Doug and Lorell Smith, Darlene and Tom Bowes and families.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Details will be announced by the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel when available.

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22 2015 May

Bestward, Jennifer (Age 65, Teeswater)

Jennifer BESTWARD of Teeswater on Wednesday in her 66th year. Mother of Sarah and Andrew Houston of Calgary, Nathalie Bestward of Alisa Craig and Joel Bestward of Calgary. Step-mother to Keith Junior and Tammy Bestward of Fort Erie and Jim and Sabrina Sorley of Thorold. Missed by grandchildren Odin, Colton, Violet, and June; step-grandchildren Benjamin and Matthew; and her siblings. Predeceased by her husbands Keith Bestward and Gary Sorley, son-in-law Brandon Curts and 2 brothers-in-law.
Visitation is at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Monday from 7 to 9 PM. Funeral service from Knox Presbyterian Church, Teeswater on Tuesday at 1 PM.

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22 2015 May

Diebel, Robert ‘Bob’ (Age 60, Hanover)

Robert “Bob” DIEBEL of Hanover on Monday in his 61st year. Survived by loving children Heather and Ted Soady-Easton of Ayton, Michael and Sarah Diebel of St. Jacobs and Amanda Diebel of London. Loved grandfather of Hamish and Theo. Dear brother of Belva and Tom Saul of Petrolia.
Visitation will be held at Grace United Church, Hanover on Tuesday from 10 AM until time of a Celebration of Life at 11. Inurnment in Hanover Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover. Memorial donations to Grace United Church, Hanover would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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21 2015 May

Watson, David (Age 70, Seaforth)

David WATSON of Seaforth, suddenly on Wednesday in his 71st year. Dear husband of Linda Gridzak-Watson. Father of Jeff and Connie, Steve and Brenda, Andy and Robin, Angelina Kers and Henry, and Derek Gridzak. Papa of Tyler, Taylor, Katelyn, Boe, Cole, Luke, Nicole, Joselyn, Isobel, and Abigail. Great-Papa of Reegan. Son-in-law of Idabel Earle. Brother of Bob and Barb. Brother-in-law of Betty Watson, Iris Watson, Judy Cann; Robert, Randy, and Paul Gridzak; Donna Oosterbosch, Debbie Ehman, David Gridzak, and Diane Vandewater.
Visitation is at Egmondville United Church on Saturday from 11 AM until time of the memorial service at 1 PM.
Arrangements entrusted to the McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth.

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21 2015 May

Tomadini, Doris (Age 76, Harriston)

Doris TOMADINI of Harriston at Palmerston Hospital on Tuesday in her 77th year. Wife of the late Bruno Tomadini. Mother of Sil and Lynn of Grand Prairie, Alberta, Tino and Ann of Elmira, and Ivan and Pauline of Kitchener. Missed by grandchildren Kelly and Chris Newbury, Kara and Shayne Conway, Mark and Roxanne Tomadini, Mary Tomadini and Jamie Tomadini, 4 great-grandchildren and 2 sisters in Western Canada.
Visitation is at the Hardy-Lee Funeral Home, Harriston, this evening [Thursday] from 7 to 9, where the funeral service will be held in the chapel on Friday at 3 PM. Interment in Harriston Cemetery.

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20 2015 May

Davey, Reginald ‘June’ (Age 89, Kincardine)

Reginald ‘June’ DAVEY of Kincardine at Kincardine Hospital on Tuesday in his 90th year. Beloved husband of Lois Davey. Dear father of Julie Davey of Kincardine and Janis Davey of Barrie. Brother of Bert Davey of Tiverton and Ron and Betty Davey of London. Predeceased by infant son Jamie, brothers Lawrence, Leslie, and Owen and sisters Helen Slesser and Phyllis Shelton.
A grave-side service will be held at Kincardine Cemetery on Friday at 2 PM followed by a reception at Kincardine Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, donations to Kincardine Hospital Foundation or charity of your choice appreciated.
Arrangements entrusted to the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine.

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20 2015 May

Shoemaker, Kenneth ‘Ken’ (Age 49, Mildmay)

Kenneth Leroy SHOEMAKER of Route 5, Mildmay at home on Monday in his 50th year. Loving son of Dennis and Eleanor Shoemaker of Mildmay. Dear brother of Ben and Gina Shoemaker of Wellesley, Leonard Shoemaker, Tammy and James Lorentz, and Tracy and Dean Huffman, all of Mildmay. Remembered by many nephews, nieces, great-nephews, aunts, uncles and dear friend Annette. He will be sadly missed by his buddy Cash.
Visitation will be held at Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton on Thursday from 6:30 until 9 PM. Graveside Service will take place at Durham Road Baptist Cemetery, at Highway 9, Greenock this Friday at 11 AM.

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20 2015 May

Kelly, Edna (Age 85, Walkerton)

Edna KELLY (nee Bruder) of Walkerton at Walkerton Hospital on Sunday. She was 85. Dear mother of Dan and Cathy of Hanover, Jean and Ken Brick of Walkerton, Anne and Jim Schneider of Mildmay, Marlene and Clarence Montag, Mary and Terry O’Hagan, all of Walkerton, Sharon Watts of Wiarton, Carol and Dick Wilhelm of Grand Caymans and mother-in-law of Marion Kelly of Hanover. Missed by 20 grand-, 12 great-grandchildren; brother Walter Bruder and sister-in-law Ruth Bruder. Predeceased by her husband Norman; sons David, Doug and Tom; granddaughter Kirsten and 2 siblings.
Funeral Mass was held at Mary Immaculate Church, Chepstow this morning.
Arrangements entrusted to the Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton.

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20 2015 May

Lear, Harry (Age 84, Hullett Twp)

Harry LEAR of Hullett Township, peacefully at Clinton Public Hospital on Tuesday in his 85th year. Beloved husband of Gail for 59 years. Father and father-in-law of Danny and Debbie Lear of London and David and Lori Lear of Clinton. Grandfather of William. Brother of June Crawford of London and brother-in-law of June and Stan Johns of Tuckersmith Township. Also missed by many nieces and nephews.
At Harry’s request, cremation has taken place. Friends are invited to a visitation at the Falconer Funeral Home – Clinton Chapel on Friday from 6 until 9 PM. A memorial service will be held at Londesborough United Church on Saturday at 2 PM.

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