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10 2015 December

Schuknecht, Alice (Age 86, Hanover)

Alice SCHUKNECHT (nee Gerber) of Hanover at Hanover Hospital on Wednesday. She was 86. Survived by her daughters Virginia and Ivan Viragh of Cambridge, Wendy and Neil Hageman of Georgetown and son Steven and Barbara of Chesley. Grandmother of Amanda and Brad Hand, Cory and Danielle Hageman, Sean and Nadine, Katie, Marysue, Jacob, Paul, Christine and great-grandchildren Caden, Sydney, twins Jack and Jonah, Peyton, and Luna. Predeceased by her husband David and sister Shirley Wigley.
Visitation is at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover on Sunday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. A funeral service will be held at St. Matthew’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hanover on Monday at 11 AM.

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10 2015 December

Snobelen, Brian (Age 64, Vancouver)

Brian SNOBELEN, son of the late Samuel and Margaret Snobelen, at his residence in Vancouver, B.C., on December 3rd at age 64. Brother of Mike Snobelen and fiance Anita Labadie of Goderich. Uncle of Tanya and Larry Leppington, Sam and Wanda Snobelen and Troy and Amy Snobelen, all of Huron Kinloss. Great uncle of Brooke, Annie and Kate Leppington and Cole, Eve and Carter Snobelen. Also survived by sister-in-law Judy Snobelen.

Cremation has taken place and a spring graveside memorial service will take place at the Ripley Cemetery on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 1 PM.
Arrangements entrusted to the MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home, Ripley.

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10 2015 December

Moore, Jim (Age 74, Mount Forest)

Jim MOORE of Mount Forest at Louise Marshall Hospital on Tuesday in his 75th year. Beloved husband of Barbara. Dear father of Nancy Morris of Huntsville, Susan and Ray Butler of Route 1, Harriston and Carol McMann and husband John Liscumb of Mount Forest. Grandfather of Jocelyn Morris, Jennifer Botting, Ashley Butler, Dana McMann and Ryan McKenna, Zack McMann and 3 great-grandchildren. Brother of Dorothy Dustow and Carmen Moore. Predeceased by his brother Stanley and 2 infant sisters.
Friends may call at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest, this evening [Thursday] from 7 until 9, where the funeral service is held on Friday at 11 AM.

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09 2015 December

McCulloch, Douglas ‘Doug’ (Age 60, Harriston)

Douglas McCULLOCH of Harriston at Palmerston Hospital on Monday in his 61st year. Husband of the late Robin Leake. Son of Norma McCulloch of Hanover and the late Bruce McCulloch. Brother of Wendy and Keith Newman of Harriston, Don and Heather McCulloch of Barrie, and Murray and Alice McCulloch of Harriston. Brother-in-law of Neville and Jan Leake of Bayfield, Denise and Murray Rogers of Sundridge, and Jan Leake of Niagara Falls.
A family graveside service will be held at Harriston Cemetery.

Arrangements entrusted to the Hardy-Lee Funeral Home, Harriston.

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09 2015 December

Harrison, Lorne (Age 85, London)

Lorne HARRISON of London, peacefully, with family by his side, on Friday at age 85. Beloved husband to Norma for 57 years. Loving dad of Jackie and Jim Leslie, Jim, Jeff and Michelle, and Jill and Donna. Proud papa to Tasha, Nichole, Mackenzie, Spencer, Jordyn, Rylee, Tyson, Drew, Jessica and Jaxia. Missed by his siblings, nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral service will be held at the Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 1997 Dundas Street East, London on Thursday at 1 PM with visitation from 12-noon. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Kidney Foundation of Canada.

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09 2015 December

Doak, Barry (Age 83, Listowel)

Barry DOAK of Listowel, at Huronlea, Brussels on Sunday in his 84th year. Beloved husband of Nancy Doak. Brother of Grace and Watson Adams of Waterloo, and Carmen and Barbara Doak of London, and brother-in-law of Gloria and Archie Adams of Midland, and Mary Lou and Brad Mitchell of Moorefield. Proud uncle to Blair, Janet, Sherri, Deborah, Kevin, Ward, Wanda, Wendy, Sarah, Lesley, and their families.
A family funeral service will be held at Trinity United Church, Listowel on Monday. Donations to Trinity United Church, or Alzheimer Society of Perth County appreciated and may be made through the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel.

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08 2015 December

Payne, Harvey (Age 80, Gorrie)

Harvey PAYNE of Gorrie at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Sunday at age 80. Cherished husband of the late Marjorie Payne who predeceased him in 2014. Dear father of Cecil and Darlene Payne of Gorrie, Stephen and Lynda Payne of Wroxeter, John and Dale Payne of Wroxeter, Julie and Larry Cardiff of Southampton, Bonnie and Les Brewer of Field, Vicki and Kevin Carter of Bluevale, and Jeff and Kelly Payne of Fordwich. Father-in-law of Rhonda Elliott. Missed by 21 grand- and 17 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his son George and brother Scott.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
Arrangements entrusted to the McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham.

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08 2015 December

Silvestrin, Claudio (Age 53, Mitchell)

Claudio SILVESTRIN of Mitchell on Saturday at age 53. Beloved son of Gina Silvestrin and the late Reno Silvestrin. Dear brother of Joe Silvestrin and Christine Bruxer. Loving uncle of Nicole Silvestrin and Mike Dobson, Julian Silvestrin and Josee Tremblay. Predeceased by his brother Claudio and sister-in-law Phebe Silvestrin.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Mitchell on Wednesday at 2:30 PM. A reception will follow at the parish hall. Arrangements entrusted to the Lockhart Funeral Home, Mitchell.

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07 2015 December

Eisler, Irene (Age 95, Mitchell)

Irene EISLER of Mitchell on Sunday at age 95. Beloved wife of the late Gordon Eisler. Dear mother of Jean Gloor and John, George Eisler, Norman Eisler and Maxine, Paul Eisler and Mary. Loving grandmother of 13 grand-, 23 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandsons. Dear sister-in-law of Vera Wickie. Predeceased by her daughter-in-law Betty-Lou Eisler, grandson Stephen Eisler, great-grandson Jonathan Lucas.
Visitation is at the Lockhart Funeral Home, Mitchell, this evening [Monday] from 7 to 9. The funeral service will be held at First Lutheran Church, 6627 Line 42, West Perth on Tuesday at 11 AM.

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07 2015 December

Evans, Doug (Age 79, Ethel)

Doug EVANS of Ethel, at Guelph General Hospital on Saturday in his 80th year. Husband of the late Jean Evans. Father of Cindy and Paul Fallis, Bonnie and Steve Conners, and Roger Evans. Papa of Evan, Allie, Abi, Riley, Will and Cole. Brother of Bev and Herb Brenneman, Barb Consitt, Gary and Sharon Evans, Brian and Karin Evans, Pat and Barry Taylor and brother-in-law of Jack Fish.
Visitation is at the Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood on Tuesday from 2 till 4 and 6 to 9 PM. The funeral service will be held at the Grey Township Fire Hall, 44358 Brandon Road, Ethel on Wednesday at 11 AM.

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