Melville ‘Mel’ McDERMID of Hanover, formerly of Durham at the Hanover Hospital on Monday. Husband of the late Adeline. Loving father of Dawn and her husband Steve Fitzsimmons of Hanover and Jonathon McDermid of Durham. Missed by his grandsons Quintin, Liam and Lukas. Predeceased by his brother Wallace and sister Evelyn Porter.
Friends may call at the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham on Wednesday from 11 until 11:45 AM, where a celebration of Mel’s life will be held at 12-noon. Cremation to follow. Donations to the Durham Presbyterian Church Celebration and Memorial Fund or Hanover and District Hospital Foundation appreciated.
Sandra Diane BOSSIE (nee Sparling) of Walkerton at the Grey Bruce Regional Health Centre, Owen Sound on Sunday in her 74th year. Beloved wife of George. Loved mother of Randy Bossie and wife Karen of Germany, Todd Bossie and wife Debra of Midhurst and Rick Bossie and wife Sue of Holstein. Grandmother of Kyle and Anna, Sean and Rachel, Logan, Jordyn, Tyler and Danielle. Niece of Nora Sparling and cousin of Michael Sparling of England.
Cremation has taken place.
Friends may call at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Thursday from 10 AM until time of the Memorial Service at 11. Inurnment at Mount Forest Cemetery.
Douglas ‘Doug’ HARRIS of Meneset, peacefully at Alexandra Marine & General Hospital, Goderich on Friday in his 83rd year. Husband of Uretta ‘Rieta’ Harris. Father of Jane and George Hoy of Dungannon, Patricia and Rob Seeley of Ferney, B.C., and Glen and Valerie Harris of Spencerville. Remembered by 8 grand- and 10 great-grandchildren. Survived by his sister Donna Burden and sister-in-law Ruth Harris. Missed by many nieces, nephews, neighbours and friends.
Visitation is at the Falconer Funeral Home, Bluewater Chapel, Goderich on Wednesday from 7 to 9 PM, where a celebration of life service is held on Thursday at 11 AM.
Beryl SEMPLE (nee McFarlane) of Listowel, formerly of Route 1 Atwood, at her residence on Sunday in her 76th year. Wife of John Semple. Mother of Karyn and husband Brad French, and Brad Semple. Missed by her grandchildren Emma and Josh French; nephew Greg and Shannon Byermann and their children Courtney and John. Predeceased by her parents Ken and Ialeen McFarlane and her sister Doreen and husband Melvin ‘Bob’ Byermann.
Visitation is at the Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood on Tuesday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. The funeral service will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, Listowel on Wednesday at 11 AM.
Margaret ‘Marg’ PRIDHAM at Palmerston Hospital on Sunday in her 93rd year. Wife of the late Earl Pridham and the late John Harrow. Mother of Jim and Doris Harrow of Milverton, and Dave and Linda Harrow and Don and Joan Harrow, all of Palmerston. Remembered by her sister Maxine Scholl of Atwood, sister-in-law Doris Gordon of Lambeth, and by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Visitation is at the Hardy-Lee Funeral Home, Harriston this evening [Monday] from 7 until 9, where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 11 AM. Interment in Harriston Cemetery.
Joy CROSS (nee Tripp) of Guelph, formerly of West Grey Township in her 85th year. Wife of the late Ron Cross. Loved mother of Wendy Cross and husband Don Kamin of Rochester, New York, Sandra Clements and husband Tony of Ayton, Kathleen Cross and partner Betsy Spaulding of B.C., Ronald Cross and wife Karren Collins-Cross of Little Britain. Grandmother of Max Kamin-Cross, Matthew Cross, Hannah Spaulding, Danielle Piechota and Samantha Piechota. Sister of Mary, Jack, Hughie, Billy, and sister-in-law Shirley Holmes.
A memorial service will be held at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Saturday at 1 PM.
Madeline MURRAY (nee Sloan) at Huronview in Clinton on Thursday, in her 88th year. Wife of Thomas Murray of Seaforth. Mother of Joanne Charmet and Philippe of Toronto, Neil and Glenda of Route 5, Seaforth, Cathy Landry and Gerard of Yellowknife, Allan and Mary-Lou of Route 5, Seaforth, Marilyn Wylie and Dave of Kitchener, Mark and Joan of Route 5, Seaforth and Mary Murray and Brian Bertram of Carbon, Alberta. Grandma of 25 and great-grandma of 1.
Visitation at McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth, on Sunday, from 1 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM with Parish Prayers at 6:45 PM. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial at St. James Catholic Church, Seaforth, on Monday, at 11 a.m.
Don HAW of Bayfield passed away on Tuesday, at age 75. Beloved husband of Marilyn for 53 years. Much loved Dad of daughters Anne Johnston and Brian, and Cathy Wild and Dean Cartwright, and son Bradley Haw. Very special Grandpa of Alysia and Zachary Johnston, and Caitlin and Jacob Wild. Survived by sister Dawna Deller, sister-in-law Audrey Cyr and Max, and brother-in-law Doug Dailey. Predeceased by his grandson Kyle Johnston.
Visitation at Falconer Funeral Home, Bluewater Chapel, Goderich on Sunday from 2 til 4 and 7 to 9 PM where the funeral service will be held on Monday, at 2 PM. Interment Bayfield Cemetery.
Ronald “Ron” LAMONT, of Hanover, at his home on Wednesday. He was 93. Survived by his companion Marjorie Monk of Hanover, daughters Judy and Doug Freiburger of Port Elgin, Joan and Eric Green of Oshawa and Margaret and Michael Gerus of Cozumel, Mexico. Loved papa of 5 grand and 4 great-grandchildren. Missed by Marjorie’s family and sisters-in-law Helen Brown, Phyllis Lamont and Inez Noguchi. Predeceased by his wife Isla, 2 brothers and 2 sisters.
Visitation at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Sunday from 2 til 4 and 7 to 9 PM with a Masonic Lodge Memorial Service at 6:45 PM. The Funeral Service will be held on Monday, at 1 PM at Grace United Church, Hanover.
Donna ROUSELLE, of Toronto on Sunday. She was 46. Survived by her husband Pat Rouselle, daughter Brigid and mother Agnes Gaffney; brothers Tom Gaffney, Jim Gaffney and Jan, and sisters Joan Wagner and Steve, and Janet Gaffney and Alan Lazarus. Also survived by Pat’s family Sue and Ed Daley, Kathy and Mark Vincent, Karen Rouselle, Dave and Donna Rouselle. Predeceased by her father Harold “Charlie” Gaffney.
Visitation at the Lockhart Funeral Home, Mitchell on Friday, from 2 til 4 and 6 to 8 PM and on Saturday from 10 to 11 AM. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Mitchell on Saturday at 11:30.