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22 2016 February

Ward, Alma (Age 90, Mount Forest)

Alma WARD of Mount Forest at Saugeen Valley Nursing Centre on Friday in her 91st year. Wife of the late Frederick Corney and Earl Ward. Dear mother of Susan and Grant Lawson of Mount Forest, Andrew and Ann Marie Corney of Barrie, Joanne and John Schouwstra of Wingham, and Stephen and Sabina Corney of Azerbaijan. Grandmother of Jennifer, Graham, Brad, Michael, Sean, Curtis, Sarah, Timothy, Laura Beth and 14 great-grandchildren. Sister of Molly Wilson. Survived by Fred and Earl’s families.
Cremation has taken place.
A celebration of Alma’s life is at the Mount Forest United Church on March 5th at 11 AM.
Arrangements entrusted to the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest.

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22 2016 February

McQueen, Mary (Age 76, frmly Wingham)

Mary McQUEEN, born in Wingham, peacefully in Scarborough on February 16th at age 76. Wife of Douglas Maxwell. Dear mother of Brian and wife Kim and Heather and husband Dennis. Grandmother to Matthew, Marcus, and Steven. Sister to Malcolm Ross. Sister-in-law to Kathryn and husband Ralph. Special ‘Aunt Mary’ to many. Predeceased by her parents Frank and Nettie Ross, sister Dorothy and brother Gordon.
Visitation is at the McDougall & Brown Funeral Home – Scarborough Chapel, on Tuesday from 2 till 4 and 6 to 8 PM. Funeral services from the Church of the Master, 3379 Lawrence Avenue, East, Scarborough on Wednesday at 12-noon.

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20 2016 February

Bonnett, Audrey (Age 86, n/a)

Audrey Bonnett, beloved wife of the late Norman Bonnett at Wingham Hospital on Saturday at age 86. Mother of Linda Sherwood of Wingham and Kathy and Dennis Eickmeier of Mildmay. Greatly missed by grandchildren Heidi and Geoff Huber, Leah and Rob Gubiani and Dana Eickmeier. Also survived by brothers Edwin and Fern Hewitt, and Ron and Janice Hewitt, sister Allie Hayes and sister-in-law Eunice Hewitt.

Visitation will be held from MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home, Lucknow on Monday at 12:30 PM until time of service at 2 PM. Spring interment South Kinloss Cemetery.

 

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20 2016 February

Swart, Reinier (Age 90, Seaforth)

Reinier “Roy” SWART, of Seaforth, at Clinton Public Hospital on Thursday in his 91st year. Husband of Angeline. Father of Reg Swart of Napanee, Joanne and Gary Schleen of London, Lynn and Tom Burke of Staffa, Kim Swart and Albert Oostrom of St. Thomas and Mark and Tracey Swart of Brussels. Grandpa of 11 and Great-Grandpa of 1.
Visitation will be held at McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth, on Monday, from 2 til 4 and 7 to 9 PM with Parish Prayers at 1:30 PM. Funeral Mass will be held at St. James Catholic Church, Seaforth, on Tuesday, at 11 AM. Interment in St. Columban Catholic Cemetery followed by a reception at the Seaforth Legion Branch 156.

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20 2016 February

Buchanan, Elsie (Age 89, Walkerton)

Muriel “Elsie” BUCHANAN nee Brown, of Walkerton, passed away at Walkerton Hospital on Wednesday in her 90th year. Loving mother of Jim and Geraldine of Walkerton, Ken of Indianapolis, Dave of Brockton and Bob and Susan of Holland Landing. Cherished grandmother of Kevin, Sean, Stefanie, Jeremy and Brett and great-grandmother of Josephine and James. Predeceased by her husband Cyril Buchanan.
The family will receive friends and relatives at the Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton on Friday from 7 to 9 PM where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, at 11 AM. Donations to St. Paul’s Memorial Fund or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

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19 2016 February

Williamson, Neil (Age 65, Walton)

Neil ‘Wimpy’ WILLIAMSON of Route 1, Walton, suddenly while working on farm equipment on Thursday in his 66th year. Loving husband of Doris. Dear son of Helen Williamson and the late Herbert, and son-in-law of Dorothy Baker and the late Meade. Dad of Gary, and Brian and Lorie. Grandpa of 10 and 3 great-grandchildren. Brother of Eileen and Dave Morrison, Wayne and Linda, Eric and Jackie, and Lois and Chris Hodgson. Brother-in-law of Ed and Pat Baker, Betty and John Walsh, and Jim and Sheila Thompson.
In keeping with Neil’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A private memorial service will be held later.
Arrangements entrusted to the McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth.

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19 2016 February

McIlwain, Berneice (Age 92, n/a)

Berneice McILWAIN, peacefully in her sleep at the age of 92. Survived by her children Walter McIlwain and Anne Elliott, Carol Dixon, and Catherine. Missed by her grandchildren Shawn Dixon, Kim Dixon and Jeff Butler, Kevin McIlwain, Jason McIlwain and Angela; great-grandchildren Conner, Emma, Noah and Laynee; sister Vera and Lloyd Penfound, sister-in-law Islay Johnston, and brother-in-law Charles Fuller. Predeceased by her husband Stanley, brother Gordon Johnston and sister Helen Fuller.
Visitation is at the Falconer Funeral Homes – Bluewater Chapel, Goderich, today [Friday] from 2 until 5, where the funeral service is held on Saturday at 2 PM.

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18 2016 February

Inglis Williams, Shelley – update

Shelley INGLIS WILLIAMS of Waterloo, formerly of Belmore on Wednesday at age 40. Wife of Greg Williams and mother to Arianna. Missed by her parents Ian and Christine Inglis, sister Melanie Inglis and Brent Lambert, and neices Jayla and Nevaeh. Remembered by her mother-in-law Betty Warren, grandmother Doris Caesar; aunts and uncles Randy and Maureen Scott, Pat and Dan Campbell, Vickie and Barry Petteplace, and Marlene and Tyson Kloostra.
Visitation will be held at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Friday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Shelley’s Celebration of Life will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, Teeswater on Saturday at 11 AM.

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18 2016 February

Stortz, Rita (Age 81, n/a)

Rita STORTZ, after a long struggle with cancer, at Louise Marshall Hospital, Mount Forest on Tuesday at age 81. Dear mother of Mike and Angela Stortz of Mount Forest, Bryan Stortz and Angela Davis of Kitchener, Linda and Lorne Treleaven, Bob and Shirley Stortz, all of Mount Forest. Grandmother of Jason, Maria, Katie, Ethan, Jarrett, Tony, Jamie and 3 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband Mervyn, daughter Julia, sister Catherine Fitzmaurice and brother Edward Moore.
Friends may call at St. Mary of the Purification Church, Mount Forest on Saturday from 9 AM until time of the Funeral Mass at 10.
Arrangements entrusted to the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest.

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18 2016 February

Clemmer, Nathan (Age 78, Mount Forest)

Nathan S. CLEMMER, peacefully at his son’s home on Wednesday at age 78. Father of Connie Clemmer of Route 5, Mount Forest, Laura and Edward Bauman of Route 1, Holstein, Rose Lynn and Malhon Martin of Massey, Bart and Mary, Julie Ann and Oscar Brubacher, all of Route 5, Mount Forest. Survived by 22 grand-, 10 great-grandchildren, and sister-in-law Malinda Clemmer. Predeceased by his son John, 3 grandchildren, 2 siblings and a brother-in-law.
Visitation is at the home of Bart Clemmer, 8970 Concession 11, Wellington North, today [Thursday] from 1 till 5 and 6 to 8. A Graveside service is held at Spring Creek Cemetery on Friday at 10:30 AM.
Arrangements entrusted to the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest.

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