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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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20 2015 May

Shiell, Ruth Ann (Age 97, Blyth)

Ruth Ann SHIELL of Blyth on Monday in her 98th year. Beloved wife of the late Thomas Shiell. She leaves to mourn her son Lloyd and Diane Shiell, daughters Lois and Paul Graham, Connie Shiell, Terri Oppenhauser; daughter-in-law Elizabeth Shiell; son-in-law Shane Clement; sister Leona Doersken; 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren. Predeceased by a son Jamie, daughter Jean, 3 sisters and 2 brothers.
The Funeral Service will be held at the Falconer Funeral Home – Blyth Chapel, 407 Queen Street on Friday at 11 AM with visitation one hour prior to service time. Interment, Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood.

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20 2015 May

Wilken, John (Age n/a, Woodstock)

John WILKEN, peacefully at Caressant Care, Woodstock on Tuesday. Beloved husband of Marilyn. Dear father to Johnny Wilken and Twyla Fulop, and Marjorie Berry. Stepfather to Darlene Hussey and Trent, Cheryl, and Brenda Berezoski, and Kevin Berezoski and Jessica Boufford. Missed by 9 grand- and 4 great-grandchildren. Brother-in-law of Betty Wilken, Larry Clark, and Jean Chilton. Predeceased by his brothers Earl, Floyd, Carl, sister Jean Clark and granddaughter Tammy.
Visitation is at the Brock and Visser Funeral Home, 845 Devonshire Avenue, Woodstock on Thursday from 2:30 to 4:30 and 7 to 9 PM, where the funeral service is held on Friday at 11 AM.

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19 2015 May