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26 2016 January

Simmons, Joseph ‘Joe’ (Age 80, Wroxeter)

Joseph ‘Joe’ SIMMONS of Wroxeter on Sunday at the age of 80. Beloved husband of the former Audrey Stewart. Dear father of Pamela Simmons of Tillsonburg and Daniel Simmons and his wife Heather of Sarnia. Missed by grandson J.J. and Ashley Simmons of Sarnia; sisters Betty Flewelling of Guelph, Hap Neff of Kitchener, Shirley and Ron Wise of Walkerton and Shelda Schaeffer of Stratford; brother-in-law Ron Stewart of Saskatchewan and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents and 3 brothers.
A celebration to honour Joe’s life will take place at the Wroxeter Community Hall in the spring.
Arrangements entrusted to the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater.

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26 2016 January

Thompson, Lloyd (Age 75, Cargill)

Lloyd THOMPSON of Cargill at Victoria Hospital, London on Sunday. He was 75. Dear husband of Marilyn for 52 years. Father of Doug and Darlene of Walkerton, Dennis and Bonnie of Cargill, Sheila and Terry, and Don and Sherie, all of Walkerton. Grandfather of Steve, Tyler, Jasmine, Bailey, Tim and Jessica, Alison and Dustin, Brooklyn, and Jenna. Brother of Eileen and Gordon Brown, Mary Teeple, John, and Jean Albright.
Visitation is at the Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton on Friday from 11 AM until 12:30 PM. Funeral service is at St. Thomas Anglican Church, Walkerton at 1 PM with a celebration of life at the Cargill Community Centre from 2:30 until 6:30.

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26 2016 January

Weiser, Joan (Age 81, West Grey Twp) & Weiser, Ruth (Age 52, Mount Forest)

Joan Anne WEISER of West Grey Township in her 82nd year and her daughter Ruth Elaine WEISER of Mount Forest in her 53rd year as a result of an accident on Saturday. Wife and daughter of the late Roy Weiser. Dear mother and sister of Matt and Michele of Trenton, Phyllis and Jim Gregson of Route 2, Arthur, Dan and Donna of Mount Forest, Karen and Randy Bossie of Germany and Paul and Rose of West Grey Township. Grandmother and aunt of Christopher and Jaclyn, Kendra and Paulo, Stephanie and Phil, Kyle, Tom, Allison and Darryl, Tiffany and JR, Alex, Breanna, Kyle and Ana, Sean and Rachel, Owen, Jack and Natalie and their families Noah, Hannah, Everleigh, Lennox, Noah, Emily, and James. Missed by Joan’s sister Lenore and Bill Jones, sisters-in-law Eileen Wight, and Reta Weiser. Predeceased by son Doug and brother Robert Wight.
Friends may call at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Thursday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral service is at Mount Forest United Church on Friday at 11 AM.

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25 2016 January

Haldenby, Mary (Age 67, Culross Twp)

Mary HALDENBY of Culross Township on Sunday in her 68th year. Wife of David Haldenby. Mother of Jeff and Shannon Haldenby of Culross Township and Julia and Tom Buckle of Walkerton. Missed by grandchildren Kyle and Erica Haldenby and Cole and Halle Buckle; brother Doug and Jean Bender of Listowel; sisters-in-law Lois Guest of Saskatchewan, Alice Husk of Kincardine Township, Helen Haldenby of Culross Township, Irene Haldenby of Lucknow and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Wednesday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, where the funeral service will be held on Thursday at 11 AM.

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25 2016 January

Richardson, Jim (Age 72, Arthur)

Jim RICHARDSON, peacefully at his Arthur residence, surrounded by family, on Thursday in his 73rd year. Husband of Donna for 50 years. Loving father of Tracey and Steve Robertson of Listowel, Kerry Hoelscher and Jamie of West Montrose. Remembered by Jeff Hoelscher. Dear Papa of Karley and Holly Robertson, Klayton and Mitchell Hoelscher. Brother of Ken and Wendy, Bill, Barry and Dianne and brother-in-law of Robert and Jennifer Black, and Wendy Black.
Visitation is at the Crawford Funeral Chapel, Arthur, today from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral Service is at the Alma Community Centre, 51 Simpson Street on Tuesday at 11 AM.

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25 2016 January

MacKenzie, John (Age 98, Tiverton)

John Henderson MacKENZIE of Route 3, Tiverton at Tiverton Park Manor on Saturday in his 99th year. Beloved husband of Janet. Missed by his nephew Alex McCulloch, great-nephew Andy McCulloch and great-niece Mary Shouldice. Dear step-father of Carmen Gossell, Cora Lee Dobson, Barbara Poole and Betty Johnston. Missed by 18 grand-, 23 great-grandchildren and friend Joan McCulloch. Predeceased by his first wife Anita and sisters Edna, Grace and Margaret. He was Reeve of Bruce Township for 29 years.
Visitation is at Knox Presbyterian Church, Tiverton on Tuesday from 12-noon until time of the funeral service at 2.
Arrangements entrusted to the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine.

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23 2016 January

King, Randy (Age 64, Harriston)

Randy KING of Harriston at Palmerston Hospital on Friday in his 65th year. Husband of Colleen Schefter. Father of Bruce and Angela King of Gorrie, Paul King of Acme, Alberta, Scott King and Liz Robertson of Listowel, Tracey and Bill MacDonald of Wingham, and Beverly Todtz of Durham. Missed by 13 grandchildren. Brother of Roger and Barb King of Elmira.
Visitation at the Hardy-Lee Funeral Home, Harriston Monday evening, from 7 to 9 PM where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 1:30 PM. Interment in Fordwich Cemetery.

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23 2016 January

Mills, Elizabeth (Age 78, Paisley)

Elizabeth “Betty” MILLS (nee Dalgarno) of Paisley, suddenly at home on Thursday, in her 79th year. Beloved wife and best friend of Bob. She will be sadly missed by her many four-legged feline companions. Betty was predeceased by her parents Leslie and Jean Dalgarno and her in-laws Sydney and Margaret Mills.
Bob will receive friends at Knox United Church, Paisley on Monday, beginning at 1 PM, with a celebration of Betty’s life to follow at 2 PM. Ann Maycock celbrant. Spring interment in Douglas Hill Cemetery. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Candian Diabetes Association appreciated.  Arrangements entrusted to the Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley.

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22 2016 January

Moorehouse, Dorothea ‘Dee’ (Age 83, Kincardine)

Dorothea ‘Dee’ MOOREHOUSE (nee Smith) of Route 5, Kincardine at University Hospital, London on Wednesday in her 84th year. Beloved wife of Bill Moorehouse. Dear mother of Kevin and Marg of Calgary, Debbie and Bob Mitchell of Route 5, Kincardine, Karen and Derrick Burrows of Kincardine and Scott and Kathy of Innisfil. Missed by 10 grand-, 12 great-grandchildren; sisters Joan Kershaw, Sally Smith and brother-in-law Edward. Predeceased by brothers Ron and Bill Smith and sister Janet McArthur.
Visitation is at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine on Saturday from 12:30 until 1:30 PM, followed by the funeral service in the chapel at 2.

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22 2016 January

MacNay, Robert ‘Bob’ (Age 83, frmly Amberley)

Robert ‘Bob’ MacNAY, beloved husband for 63 years of Mary MacNay, formerly of Amberley, at Harbour Hill Retirement Suites, Goderich on Thursday at age 83. Greatly missed by daughter Sharon MacNay and Stan Muzica of Australia, son Steven and Mary of Huron Township; grandchildren Nelson Hill, Candice MacNay, and Michael MacNay. Brother of Don and Charlene and brother-in-law of Arlene MacNay. Predeceased by brothers Dr. Ken and Gordon.
Visitation is at the MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home, Lucknow on Sunday from 2 until 4 PM, where the funeral service is held on Monday at 1 PM with visitation 1 hour prior.

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