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04 2016 April

Beresford, Mary (Age 91, frmly Ayton)

Mary BERESFORD, formerly of Ayton at The Village Senior’s Community, Hanover on Saturday. She was 91. Survived by daughters Maryann and Darrol Hahn, and Nancy and Frank Domm, all of Ayton. Grandmother of Michael and Lynn, Jason, Jamie and Cindy Hahn; Ryan and Joanna Domm, and 7 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband Bert and brothers Maurice, Cyril, Francis, and Walter Tone and Joseph in infancy.
Visitation is at the Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover on Tuesday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 8:30 PM with Vigil Rites at 8:30. Funeral Mass is at St. Peter`s Catholic Church, Ayton on Wednesday at 10:30 AM.

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02 2016 April

Walden, Linda (Age 66, Wingham)

Linda WALDEN (nee Schiestel) of Wingham at Wingham and District Hospital on Friday at age 66. Predeceased by her husband Ron Walden. Mother of Sheri Horton of Wingham and Jeff and Sherri Walden of Hanover. Daughter of Maude Schiestel of Wingham. Grandmother of Dustin and Becky Horton, Brittany and Jake Henderson, and Tanner and Keira Walden. Great-grandmother of 2. Sister of David Schiestel and Cathy and Kevin Bennington. Also survived by in-laws Doris Walden, Pam and Gary Carter and Faye and Bob Remington.
Visitation is at the McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham on Monday, from 6 to 8 PM where the funeral service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday at 1 PM.

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02 2016 April

Echlin, Marty (Age 56, Erin)

James “Marty” ECHLIN of Erin at Headwaters Health Care Centre in Orangeville on Wednesday. He was 56. Survived by the love of his life Brenda, and devoted daughter Jordyn, both of Erin. Dear son of Elmer and Hilda Echlin of Dunnville. Missed by his brothers Robert and Sue, David and Margaret, Michael and Tracy, and brother-in-law Bill and Brenda Campbell.
Visitation at the Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover on Saturday,  April 9th, from 10 AM until time of a Memorial Celebration of Life at 11AM. A gathering will follow at the Hanover Lawn Bowling Club. The family encourages the wearing of your Boston Bruins jersey in Marty’s memory. Cremation has taken place.

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01 2016 April

Hoegy, Barry (Age 75, Walton)

Barry HOEGY of Route 1, Walton at Seaforth Community Hospital on Thursday in his 76th year. Beloved husband of 51 years to Karen. Father of Darryl and his wife Ruth Ann of Lucan, Ben and his wife Darlene of Brussels and Sherry Delay and her husband Eric of Tennessee. Loving grandfather of Derek, Justin, Ashley, Amanda and Fletcher. Dear brother of Norma and Barry Eveleigh of Lions Head. Predeceased by his parents Clifford and Blanche and sister Betty.
Visitation is at the Schimanski Family Funeral Home, Brussels on Saturday from 6 until 9 PM, where the funeral service will be conducted on Sunday at 2 PM.

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01 2016 April

Doak, Edna (Age 91, Goderich)

Edna DOAK (nee Ruffell) of Goderich, peacefully at Alexandra Marine & General Hospital on Thursday with her daughter at her side, in her 92nd year. Wife of the late Arnold Doak. Dear mother of Cheryl Doak-McCarty and Shaun, Wayne and Gwen Doak, and the late Paul and Brenda Doak. Grandmother of 4. Predeceased by brothers Charlie and Walter Ruffell.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Goderich on April 5th from 1 until 4 PM with the Ladies Auxiliary service at 1. A private interment will take place at Maitland Cemetery. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or Heart and Stroke Foundation appreciated.
Arrangements entrusted to the McCallum and Palla Funeral Home, Goderich.

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01 2016 April

Wain, Mary (Age 69, Lucknow)

Priscilla ‘Mary’ WAIN of Lucknow, peacefully at Wingham Hosptial on Wednesday in her 70th year. Dear sister of Cynthia Kolkman and Bill of Alberta, John T. Wain and Dianne of Auburn, Fred Wain, Rose Hayes and Jack, all of Lucknow, Sarah Cox and Jeff of Bracebridge. Niece of Arthur Wain, Thomas Peach, and Wilf and Marion Peach. Missed by nieces, nephews, and the staff and residents at Pinecrest Manor, Lucknow. Predeceased by her parents Sam and Phyllis Wain.
Visitation is at the McCallum & Palla Funeral Home, Goderich on Sunday from 1 until 4 PM. A private funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Monday.

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31 2016 March

Eskrick, Betty (Age 81, Tiverton)

Betty ESKRICK of Route 1, Tiverton on Wednesday in her 82nd year. Wife of Burton. Mother of Bruce of Tiverton, Barb Eskrick of Walkerton and Bonnie and Stephen Kell of Innisfil. Missed by her grandchildren William and Emma Kell. Remembered by her siblings Jean Catto of Kincardine, Agnes and George MacKinnon of Goderich, Christina Moulton of Kincardine, John Campbell of Tiverton and Ruth and Richard Siegel of Inverhuron, brothers-in-law Jim Shaw and Jack Kidd.
Visitation is at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine on Friday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, where the funeral service is held on Saturday at 11 AM.

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31 2016 March

Batty, Doris (Age 102, Harriston)

Doris BATTY at Caressant Care Nursing Home, Harriston, on Monday in her 103rd year. Wife of the late Irvine Batty. Mother of Brian Batty and his wife Barbara Campbell, and mother-in-law of Iris Batty, all of Edmonton, Alberta. Sister-in-law of Betty Muir of Byron.  Remembered by her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation is at the Hardy-Lee Funeral Home, Harriston on Sunday from 2 until 4 PM, where the funeral service will be held on Monday at 11 AM. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Owen Sound.

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31 2016 March

Kreller, Bob (Age 83, Fordwich)

Bob KRELLER at his Fordwich home on Wednesday in his 84th year. Partner of the late Jean Mann. Dear father of Cathy and Don Fisher of Kitchener, Rick and Sheila of Cranbrook, B.C., Barry of Stoney Plain, Alberta, Gloria and Rob Thornton of Fergus. Grandfather of Joel, Lindsey, Carleen, Robert, Ryan, Megan, Brandon, Candice, Mitchell, Brittany and 10 great-grandchildren. Missed by his sister Ruth Harding, brother Bill and by Jean’s family. Predeceased by his daughter Gail Julian, and stillborn brother Harvey.
Visitation is at the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel on Sunday from 2 until 5 PM, where the funeral service is held on Monday at 11 AM.

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31 2016 March

Hayward, Isabel (Age 89, Mount Forest)

Isabel HAYWARD (nee Hancock) of Mount Forest at Louise Marshall Hospital on March 16th in her 90th year. Missed by children Gordon and Laura, Keith and the late Pat, Steven and Jeannette, Rick and Jean, Sharon and the late Dan, Cathy LaPerle, Barbara and Dale Pollock, Kenneth and Joan, Brad and Debbie, Susan and David Payne, Nancy and Don Hunt, Robert and Shelly, Terry and Judy and their families. Predeceased by her husband Gordon and 12 siblings.
A private family service was held at the Egan Funeral Home, Bolton. A public memorial gathering will be announced later. Condolences may be made through the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest.
Announced through the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest.

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