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19 2014 December

Hocking, Dory (Age 92, Mitchell)

Dory HOCKING, peacefully on Thursday at age 92. Wife of the late Bill Hocking. Mother of Bruce Hocking and Marie-Claire of France. Loving grandmother of Emely Hocking and Thomas, and William Hocking. Dear sister of Emily Lyons. Dear sister-in-law of Sylvia Smelts, Donald and Lillian Hocking. Lovingly remembered by the Christie family. Predeceased by her parents Charlie and Ivy Smelts, and siblings Edgar, David and Ivy.
Friends are invited to join Dory’s family at the Lockhart Reception Centre, Mitchell on Tuesday, December 30th for a Celebration of her life at 11 AM, followed by a luncheon.

Arrangements entrusted to the Lockhart Funeral Home, Mitchell.

 

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19 2014 December

Bennett, Ron (Age 88, Seaforth)

Ron BENNETT of Seaforth at Seaforth Community Hospital on Thursday at the age of 88. Loving husband of Paulene Bennett. Dad and father-in-law of Gary and Dianne Bennett of Seaforth and Joan and Art McNaughton of Egmondville. Proud grandpa and great-grandpa of Tracey and Steven Eckert, Kelsey, Kassidy, Karissa and Tyler of Egmondville, Scott and Sherri McNaughton and Leah of Hamilton, and Kevin and Leanne McNaughton and Harper of London.
Visitation will be held at the McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth on Sunday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. A funeral service will held in the funeral home on Monday at 11 AM.

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19 2014 December

MacPherson, William ‘Bill’ (Age 84, Lucknow)

William “Bill” MacPHERSON of Lucknow in London on Wednesday at age 84. Survived by dear friend June King. Father of Beverley and Jim Yundt, Gail and Steve Caslick, all of Kincardine, Janet and Kevin Murray of Ripley, Margie, Stephen and Carol, all of Lucknow and Larry and Debbie of Elmira. Missed by 17 grand-, 6 great-grandchildren, sister Isabelle and Fred Thompson, brothers-in-law Walter Elliott, Don and Susan Campbell. Predeceased by his wife Isabel and sister Margaret Black.
Visitation is at MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home, Lucknow on Saturday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. A Celebration of Life conducted from Lucknow United Church on Sunday at 2 PM.

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18 2014 December

Proctor, Marie (Age 89, Clinton)

Patricia ‘Marie’ PROCTOR of Clinton, peacefully at Huronview Home on Tuesday in her 90th year. Wife of the late Cameron Proctor. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Doug and Shirley Proctor, Patricia and Greg Armstrong, Greg and Denise Proctor, and Louise Proctor. Sadly missed by 11 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Survived by brother-in-law Doug Wilson. Predeceased by sons Jeffrey and Clare and grandson Jacob.

Friends will be received at the Falconer Funeral Home, Clinton on Friday from 12-noon until time of the funeral service at 1 PM. Cremation to follow with interment of ashes at Clinton Cemetery at a later date.

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17 2014 December

Kroeplin, Gerard (Age 70, Hanover)

Gerard KROEPLIN of Hanover at Hanover Hospital on Monday. He was 70. Loved by his wife Agnes; children Kathy and Larry Hutchinson of Bognor, Kelly, Becky Kroeplin and Scott Frank, Robynne and Tone Valeriote; grandchildren Adam, Jeff, Domenic, Owen, Gabriella, and Quinn. Brother of Rae and Janet, and Gail and Don Gamble. Brother-in-law of Bernard Ernewein, Mary Ambeau, Rita Weiler and Theresa Clancy. Predeceased by 2 siblings.
Visitation is at Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton on Friday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM with parish prayers at 3:30 and Rosary at 8:45. Funeral Mass from Sacred Heart Church, Walkerton on Saturday at 11 AM.

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17 2014 December

Keel, Terrance ‘Terry’ (Age 80, Kincardine)

Terrance ‘Terry’ KEEL of Kincardine at Owen Sound Hospital on Monday in his 81st year. Beloved husband of Irene Thomas. Dear father of Keith Edwards of Orangeville, Robin and Vinni Keel of Guelph and Linda and Don Bruner of Dryden. Grandfather of Kathryn and Brittany McLelland, Christopher and Nicholas Keel, Leanne and Ricky Crouch and Kevin and Phillip Bruner. Brother of Gerald Keel, and Myra and Mick Ball. Sadly missed by Irene’s family. Predeceased by his siblings Doris, Sylvia, Gladys, Gordon and Leslie.
A Celebration of Terry’s life will be held at the Kincardine Legion on Monday from 1 until 3 PM.
Arrangements entrusted to the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine.

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17 2014 December

Boltz, Louise (Age 105, Mount Forest)

Louise BOLTZ of Mount Forest at Louise Marshall Hospital on Tuesday in her 106th year. Wife of the late Herbert Boltz. Loved mother of Donna Padfield and husband Brian of Mount Forest. Grandmother of Carolyn LaCosse and Pat, John Padfield and Aline, and Anne Smith and Ryan. Great-grandmother of Laura and Eleanor LaCosse, Renée and Chloé Padfield, Harrison and Olivia Smith. Predeceased by daughter Joan Boltz, 2 sisters and 2 brothers.
Friends may call at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Thursday from 7 until 8:30 PM. Funeral service from St. John’s Lutheran Church, Mount Forest on Friday at 11 AM.

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17 2014 December

Moore, Kenneth ‘Ken’ (Age 61, Markdale)

Kenneth “Ken” MOORE of Markdale, formerly of Hanover at Grey Gables Long Term Care, Markdale on Tuesday. He was 61. Loving father of Jennifer Moore of Kitchener and Lesley and John Pedlar of Flesherton. Dear grandfather of Reese and Samuel Pedlar. Remembered by his father Lorne Moore of Palmerston, brothers Gary and Faye of Holstein and Brian and Gail of St. Marys and sister Linda and Lindsey Bean of Drayton. Predeceased by his wife Yvonne and mother Jean Moore.
Visitation is at the Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover on Monday from 10 AM until time of a Celebration of Life at 11. Inurnment in Palmerston Cemetery at a later date.

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17 2014 December

Scaman, John ‘Jack’ (Age 91, Goderich)

John ‘Jack’ SCAMAN, peacefully at his Goderich home on Monday in his 92nd year. Sadly missed by his children Elizabeth and Andrew Tolchard, John and Jennine Scaman, Patricia Corfield; grandchildren Robin, Geoffrey and Katee, Patrick, Emily and Jeremy, Alex, Eric, Jaime; and special friend Lois. Predeceased by his wives Evelyn and Betty.
Visitation is at the McCallum & Palla Funeral Home, Goderich on Friday from 2 till 6 PM with Legion service before visitation and Masonic memorial service held following. The celebration of life will be held at St. George’s Anglican Church, Goderich on Saturday at 11 AM.

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16 2014 December

Schumacker, Kenneth (Age 65, Teeswater)

Kenneth SCHUMACKER of Teeswater on Monday at age 65. Husband of Linda. Father of Debbie and Jeff Ireland of Belgrave and Brad and April of Kinloss. Missed by grandchildren Alicia and Austin Ireland and Charlie, Coby and Elle Schumacker; brothers Lloyd and Sharon, and Ron and Pam. Also survived by his father and mother-in-law Gerard and Dorothy Voisin and members of the Voisin family.
Visitation will be held at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Wednesday from 6 to 9 PM with parish prayers at 6. Mass of Christian Burial celebrated from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Teeswater on Thursday at 11 AM.

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