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21 2015 March

Schumacher, Alexander (Age 87, Walkerton)

Alexander John SCHUMACHER, of Walkerton passed away at Hanover Hospital on Wednesday, in his 88th year. Fondly remembered by his sister Helen Benninger  of Walkerton, sister-in-law Wilma Schumacher of Formosa and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation at the Greg Roberts Funeral Home, Mildmay on Monday from 9:30 -10:30 AM followed by a funeral mass at Sacred Heart Church, Mildmay at 11 AM. Donations to the South Bruce Grey Health Centre or the Hanover and District Hospital would be appreciated.

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21 2015 March

Campbell, Sean (Age 52, Palmerston)

Sean CAMPBELL of Palmerston at the Palmerston and District Hospital on Friday in his 53rd year. Cherished friend of Cheryl Illman for 12 years. Son of Gib Campbell of Neustadt. Brother of Mark and Judy of Calgary, Alberta, David of Zurich and Stephen of Guelph. Remembered by Cheryl’s children Mike and Kelly Guy of Brussels, Michelle Illman of Listowel and Chris and Shalin Illman of Ethel. Grandfather of 6. Brother-in-law of Barry and Paige Ronald of Bluevale. Predeceased by his mother Margaret and granddaughter Anniston.
Cremation has taken place and a private graveside service will held at a later date.  Arrangements entrusted to the Heritage Funeral Home, Palmerston.

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20 2015 March

Roberton, Marlene (Age 82, Seaforth)

Marlene ROBERTON at her home in Seaforth on Thursday in her 83rd year. Beloved wife of Bill Roberton. Loving sister of Mary Lou Klinck of Kitchener and Christine and Jack Handysides of Komoka; and sister-in-law of Joan Roberton, Elaine and Ian Simpson, all of London. Dear aunt of Tracy, Cindy, Karen, James and her great nieces and nephews. Also missed by her best friend Trudy Klassen.
Visitation will be held at the McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth on Sunday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, where the funeral service will be held on Monday at 11 AM. Followed by a reception in the Northside United Church Hall.

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19 2015 March

Manto, Harold (Age 95, frmly Chesley)

Harold Lawrence MANTO of Hanover, formerly of the Chesley area, at Owen Sound Hospital on Tuesday in his 96th year. Dear father of Lee Vandenassem and friend Paul Stever of Hanover, Lou and Ron Talbot of Crawford, and Lawrence Manto of Dyers Bay. Grandfather of Aaron Manto, Rachel and Janet Vandenassem, Chris Gray, and Alison Walter and 8 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his wife Margaret, son-in-law Tony Vandenassem, siblings Maria, Lillian, Ruth, Gertrude, Clara, and Herman.
Visitation will be held at Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley on Friday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, where a funeral service is held on Saturday at 1 PM.

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19 2015 March

Lyall, John (Age 79, Mildmay)

John LYALL of Mildmay at Walkerton Hospital on Tuesday. He was 79. Beloved husband to “Betty” of Mildmay. Dear father of Sandra and Steve Culeen of Scotland, Steve of Brampton, John and LoriAnn of Guelph. Gappy of Andrea and Wayne, Marc, Scott, Sean, John, Maggie, Emmett and great-grandson Joshua. Brother of Martha Brothwood, Tom and Cath, Bill and Janet, Catherine Neilson, Ken and Jane. Predeceased by brothers George and Bruce and 2 brothers-in-law.
Family and friends are invited to a Memorial Service and Masonic Lodge service at Knox Presbyterian Church, Walkerton on March 28th at 12-noon.
Arrangements entrusted to the Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton.

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19 2015 March

Reder, Jacob (Age 94, Goderich)

Jacob REDER of Goderich on Monday in his 95th year. Beloved husband of the late Elsie. Father of Sharon and Eric Chuter and Ron and Pat Reder. Father-in-law of Murray McEwan, and Darlene Wild. Lovingly remembered by several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Brother of Elizabeth Reder and Barbara Wheeler. Predeceased by daughter Janet McEwan, son Cameron Reder, grandchild Annika, brothers George, Peter and John.
Visitation is at the Falconer Funeral Home – Bluewater Chapel, Goderich, today [Thursday] from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, where the funeral service will be held on Friday at 11 AM.

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18 2015 March

Smith, Daniel (Age 10, Tiverton)

Daniel Albert SMITH of Tiverton at Kincardine Hospital on Tuesday at the age of 10. Cherished son of John Smith and Futen Smythe. Loving brother of Gina, Isamu, Amanda, Ashley and Amy. Beloved grandson of Phyllis Smythe of Tiverton, Debbie Kent and John Smith, both of Bell Island, Newfoundland and great-grandson of Muriel Marusiak of Tiverton.
Visitation will be held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine on Thursday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. The funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Kincardine on Friday at 11 AM. Spring interment, Tiverton Cemetery.

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18 2015 March

Clark, Margaret (Age 93, Kincardine)

Margaret CLARK of Kincardine at Kincardine Hospital on Monday in her 94th year. Wife of the late Alexander ‘Sandy’ Clark who predeceased her in 2014. Loving mother of Kareen and Bob Springett of Wallaceburg, Mhairi Walsh and Jim Guenther of Exeter and Grant and Frances of Kincardine. Grandmother of Keegan, Sean, Meghann, Christian, Kathryn, Jacqui, Fraser and 9 great-grandchildren. Missed by her niece Ailsa and Drew Gallacher. Predeceased by her infant son John, brother David McQueer, sister Nan Laurie and brother-in-law Tommy Laurie.
Private family arrangements entrusted to the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine.

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18 2015 March

Neil, Isobel (Age 93, Walkerton)

Isobel Margaret NEIL of Walkerton, at Brucelea Haven on Sunday. She was 93. Loved mother of Lloyd Neil of Walkerton, Ruth Ann and Edgar Pilgrim of Cargill and Terry and Jean Neil of Walkerton. Grandmother of 8 grand-, 11 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. Missed by her niece Marlene and Don Campbell. Predeceased by her husband Cliff, daughter-in-law Kay, and granddaughter Patricia.
Visitation will be held at the Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton on Thursday from 7 until 9 PM, where the funeral service will be held on Friday at 11 AM. Interment in Purdy’s Cemetery, Greenock Township.

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18 2015 March

Swift, John (Age 82, Wingham)

John SWIFT of Route 2, Wingham at Wingham & District Hospital on Tuesday at age 82. Beloved husband of Joan Swift. Brother of Patricia Alden-Karn of Tillsonburg and Alison and Grant Watson of Windsor, Quebec. Missed by his nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brother James and sister Eileen Wiley.
Visitation is at the McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham on Friday from 1 PM until time of the funeral service at 2. Reverend Richard D. Hall officiating. Interment in Wingham Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society Wheels of Hope or Wingham and District Hospital Foundation appreciated.

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