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31 2015 August

MacSween, Elizabeth (Age 93, Kincardine)

Elizabeth MacSWEEN (nee McCreight) of Kincardine at Trillium Court on Sunday in her 94th year. Dear mother of Rod and Wendy of Kincardine and Darlene MacSween and Mike Holunga of Santa Clara, California. Grandmother of Suzanne and Peter Hallay, Scott and Carmen MacSween, Taryn Dellannoy and Danielle Dellannoy and great-grandchildren Mason, Max, Ivy, Carter, Kalista, Kyle and Giuseppe. Sister of Mervyn McCreight. Predeceased by her husband Innis, sister Doris Kiteley and brother Matthew McCreight.
Visitation is at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine on September 8th from 10 AM until time of the funeral service at 11.

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31 2015 August

Laroche, Doreen (Age 83, Wingham)

Doreen LAROCHE of Wingham, formerly of Ottawa, at Wingham & District Hospital on Saturday at age 83. Dear wife of the late Jack Thompson. Cherished sister of Pat Bailey Beer of Wingham, Carmen Brown, Dale Osmond, Sheila Sherman and Wayne Brown. Lovingly remembered by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Archie and Dora Brown and her brothers Clarence and Rueben Brown.
Private arrangements have been entrusted to the McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham. Final resting place, Wingham Cemetery.

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31 2015 August

Deichert, Frederick ‘Fred’ (Age 82, Clinton)

Frederick ‘Fred’ DEICHERT of Clinton at Clinton Public Hospital on Friday in his 83rd year. Husband of Alice. Father to Catherine and Ron Beierling, Ann and Peter Bornath, and David and Susi Deichert. Grandfather of Jenna, Stacey, Michael, Derek, Jelica, Kurt, Ainsley and Nicolaus. Brother of Glenn and Marlene; sisters-in-law Doris Hamilton, Joan Caldwell and brothers-in-law Clarence Stever, Ken and Margaret Caldwell. Survived by his uncle Albert Deichert.
Visitation is at the Falconer Funeral Home, Clinton Chapel, today [Monday] from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral Service from St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Zurich on Tuesday at 11 AM.

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29 2015 August

Campbell, Ronald (Age 81, London)

Ronald CAMPBELL, peacefully at Victoria Hospital, London on Wednesday in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of Eleanor Campbell of London. Father of Steve Campbell, and Geoff Campbell and Mary Anne all of London. Grandfather of Tanis Wilding and Steve of London. Great grandfather of Grantley. Brother of Don Campbell and Susan, Alan Campbell and Georgie, John Campbell and Linda and, Gordon Campbell and Maureen. Predeceased by sisters Gladys, Ivy and Marilyn, brothers Lorne and Bruce and parents, Floyd and Olive.
Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to London Cremation Services, London. (519-672-0459)

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28 2015 August

Ruston, Lawrence (Age 81, Mitchell)

Lawrence RUSTON of Mitchell at Stratford General Hospital on Thursday at age 81. Husband of Anne Ellen. Father of Marjorie Hunt and Tom, Don and Linda, Maureen Harburn and Bob, Madelaine Hunt and Jim, Richard, Daniel, Bruce and Deb, Marry Ellen Thompson and Karl; daughters-in-law Mary Lou and Fran Ruston. Missed by 16 grand-, 21 great-grandchildren; sister Alice Toffelmire and Jim; sisters-in-law Gladys, Hilda and Merle Ruston. Predeceased by his first wife Gwendolyne, sons Patrick, Darryl, Brad, and 12 siblings.
Visitation is at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Mitchell on Saturday from 9 AM until time of the Funeral Mass at 11.
Arrangements entrusted to the W. G. Young Funeral Home, Stratford.

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28 2015 August

Wright, Robert (Age n/a, Harriston)

Robert WRIGHT of Harriston, peacefully on August 21st at Palmerston and District Hospital. Beloved husband of Kathleen and loving father to Paul and Jackie, Sherri and Mike, Wayne, David, and Shelli. Dear Poppa of 7 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
In keeping with Robert’s wishes, cremation has taken place with no service to be held. In lieu of flowers, donations to Palmerston Hospital, the Palmerston Dialysis Unit, the Mount Forest Hospital Cancer Clinic, or Knox-Calvin Presbyterian Church, Harriston would be appreciated. Website is: www.basicfunerals.ca
Arrangements entrusted to Basic Funerals and Cremation Choices.

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27 2015 August

McKeeman, Catharine (Age 76, Formosa)

Catharine McKEEMAN (Grant, nee Campbell) of Formosa at Owen Sound Hospital on Tuesday at age 76. Wife of James Rich. Mother of Donald Grant, Alan and Kim Grant, Sharon Grant and Mike Lakatos. Grandmother of Eric, Sarah, and Colin. Missed by Jim’s family Joseph, Peter, Mary Lou, David, Rob, Paula, Michael, Sharon, and Roseanne. Sister of Wayne and Sheila Campbell, Mac and Pat Campbell, Lynne Laverty and Fred Giles, and Ian Campbell. Predeceased by her husbands Lloyd Grant and Ron McKeeman.
Visitation is at Knox United Church, Paisley on Saturday from 2 till 4 and 6 to 8 PM, where a Celebration of Life is held on Sunday at 2 PM.
Arrangements entrusted to the Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley.

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27 2015 August

Lankin, Isabelle (Age 93, Wiarton)

Isabelle Edith LANKIN (nee Murchison), peacefully at Gateway Haven Retirement Home, Wiarton on Wednesday in her 94th year. Wife of the late Allan Lankin. Survived by her sister Agnes Culp. Dear mother of Don and Linda of Wiarton and Lyle Lankin and Marion Collins of Kitchener. Grandma of Caelen, Lindsey, Dustin, and Chauntle Lankin, and great-grandma of Mason, Gavin, and Lucas.
Visitation is at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Friday from 10 AM until time of the funeral service at 11. A reception follows at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Mount Forest with interment at Belsyde Cemetery, Fergus at 2:30.

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26 2015 August

Haines-Reinhart, Victoria ‘Vicki’ (Age 51, Carrick Twp)

Victoria “Vicki” HAINES-REINHART, suddenly on Monday at age 51. Dear wife of Bruce Reinhart. Mother of Faith, Hannah and Denay. Loved by her mother Elaine Winter and John; siblings Cheryl Francisco, Anne Winter, Michelle Winter, Denise Jarvis, Robbie Winter. Missed by mother-in-law Bernice, brothers- and sisters-in-law. Daughter of Joyce Lippert. Sister of Patrick Lippert. Grand-daughter of Alberta Huber. Predeceased by father Bradley and brother Brad.
Visitation is at Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton on Thursday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Mass of Christian Burial from Immaculate Conception Church, Formosa on Saturday at 11 AM.

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26 2015 August

Kidd, Thelma (Age 98, Listowel)

Thelma KIDD (Wilkinson, nee Lewis) of Listowel on Tuesday in her 99th year. Beloved wife of Douglas. Mother of Wally and Gerry Wilkinson, Lloyd and Sandy Wilkinson, Wayne and Dianne Wilkinson, and mother-in-law of Dianne Caudle, and Art Kammerer. Missed by her grand-, great-grand-, great-great-grandchildren; and siblings Nellie Allan, Irene Nelson, and Norman Lewis. Predeceased by her son Mervyn Wilkinson, daughter Marion Kammerer, and grandchildren Robert, Barry, Sheila, and Sharon.
Visitation is at the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel on Thursday from 6 until 8 PM. Funeral service from St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Listowel on Friday at 11 AM.

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