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18 2016 January

Hogg, Dennis (Age 72, Mount Forest)

Dennis Harvey HOGG of Mount Forest at Louise Marshall Hospital on Saturday in his 73rd year. Beloved husband of Darlene. Loved father of Jeff Hogg and wife Patricia of London and Denise Ronan and husband D’Arcy of Guelph. Grandfather of Connor, Ryan, Jordan, McGuire and Seth. Brother of Lloyd and Lorna, John, and Gayle and Johyn Golz. Predeceased by his parents Gordon and Gladys Hogg and brother Carl.
Friends may call at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Tuesday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral service is at Mount Forest United Church on Wednesday at 11 AM, followed by interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Fordwich at 3 PM.

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18 2016 January

Matthews, Una (Age 94, frmly Kimloss Twp)

Una MATTHEWS of London, and formerly of Kinloss Township, on Saturday at Exeter Villa at the age of 94. Loved wife of the late Donald Matthews, who predeceased her in 2001. Dear mother of Steven of London and Reese and Betty of Stoney Creek. Missed by her step-grandchildren Amanda and Don. Survived by her brother Robert Moore and several nieces and nephews.
Cremation has taken place and a private graveside service will be conducted at South Kinloss Cemetery, Lucknow in the spring. Arrangements entrusted to the MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home, Lucknow.

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16 2016 January

Crawford, Donna (Age 88, Goderich)

Donna Irene CRAWFORD nee Fisher of Goderich, at Seaforth Manor Nursing Home, on Saturday, in her 89th year, Beloved wife of the late Horace Crawford for 58 years. Cherished mother of Dianne and Ralph Wood of Seaforth and, Darlene and Alexander “Sandy” Marshall of Sarnia. Grandmother of Janelle and Bryan Hudgin, Katie and Anthony deBoer, and Nathan and Adam Marshall. Great-grandmother of 4 and sister of Bernard Fisher.
Visitation will be held at McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth, on Sunday, from 2 til 4 PM. The funeral will be held at Egmondville United Church, Egmondville, on Monday at 12 PM. Arrangements entrusted to McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth

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16 2016 January

Krysciak, Joan (Age 87, Kitchener)

Joan Mary Krysciak nee Wade of Kitchener, formerly of Mount Forest at Sunnyside Home, Kitchener on Thursday. She was 87. Beloved wife of the late Boleslaw “Bob” Krysciak. Grandmother of Robyn Gilbey and Keith of Kitchener and Michael Eames and Carolyn of Cambridge. Great grandmother of Ashton, Addison, Cole, Jackson and Kinsley. Joan will also be missed by the Krysciak family. Predeceased by daughter Diana.
Friends may call at St. Mary of the Purification Church, 230 Queen Street East, Mount Forest on Tuesday from 10 AM until time of the Funeral Mass at 11 AM. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest.

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16 2016 January

Wightman, John (Age 72, Waterloo)

John David Wightman, suddenly at his home in Waterloo, on January 3, at the age of 72. He is survived by his wife Connie, son Charles and daughter Kimberly. Stepfather of Colin and Kirsten. Brother of Margaret, Anne and Ross; stepbrother to Rena, Phyllis, Fred, Shirley and Doris. He had several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. John was born in Wingham, Ontario to parents John and Winnifred Wightman. Also predeceased by his stepmother Willa. John was actively involved in his community and enjoyed helping others.
A Celebration of Life will take place at Creekside Church in Waterloo, today, at 2 PM. Arrangements entrusted to Dreisinger Funeral Home, Elmira.

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16 2016 January

Shobbrook, Darlene (Age 75, n/a)

Darlene Ann SHOBBROOK (nee Pierce) peacefully on Friday in her 76th year. Beloved wife of Gordon Shobbrook for 57 years. Mother of Darrell Shobbrook of Stratford and, Diana and Mark Sjaarda of Auburn. Loving grandmother of Ryan Sjaarda. Survived by sister June and Charles Knox of Goderich, Ethel Adams of Wingham and brother in law Dennis and Carol Shobbrook of Cambridge. Predeceased by her son Trent, sister Doris Laidlaw, brother James Pierce and brother in law Sid Adams.
Visitation at Falconer Funeral Homes, Blyth Chapel on Monday, from 2 til 4 and 7 to 9 PM. A Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday, at 11 AM at Londesborough United Church.

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16 2016 January

Maschke, Jack (Age 75, Walkerton)

Jack MASCHKE of Walkerton, owner and operator of Jack’s Electric, on Wednesday. He was 75. Survived by his sister Ruth Taylor of Benmiller, his brothers Albert and Anna of Mitchell, Oscar and Shirley of Stratford and Walter and Dianne of Mitchell. He will also be remembered by his nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brother Alfred, brother-in-law Clarence Taylor and his parents John and Bertha Maschke.
Visitation is at Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton on Wednesday from 10 AM until time of the funeral service at 11 AM. Interment in First St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery.

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15 2016 January

Courtney, Elmer (Age 88, Ripley)

Elmer COURTNEY of Ripley on Wednesday at the Kincardine Hospital in his 89th year. Loved husband of Joyce for more than 65 years. Dear father of Lynn and Freda of Route 2, Ripley, Gail and Brian Johnson of Kincardine, Carmon and Bernice of Route 2, Ripley and Joan and Mike Petersen of Edmonton. Survived by his daughter-in-law Carol, and son-in-law Rodger Ludwig. Missed by 24 grand- and 21 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his children Elliott Courtney and Ann Ludwig.
The funeral service will be conducted at St. Andrew’s United Church, Ripley on Sunday at 2 PM with visitation 1 hour prior to the service.
Arrangements entrusted to the MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home, Ripley.

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15 2016 January

Sheardown, Bernice (Age 93, Walkerton)

Bernice Anne SHEARDOWN of Walkerton, at Brucelea Haven, Walkerton on Wednesday. She was 93. Loving mother of Wayne McIntee of Owen Sound, Janice McIntee of Walkerton and Michael and his wife Sherry McIntee of Walkerton. Dear grandmother of Christopher McIntee and Amanda Kraft of Guelph and Sarah Anstett and Calvin of Walkerton. Great-grandmother of Connor. Sister-in-law of Marilyn Robinson. Predeceased by her husband Lorne, 4 brothers and 3 sisters.
Visitation is at the Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton on Monday from 10 AM until time of the memorial service at 11. Interment in Walkerton Cemetery.

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14 2016 January

Taylor, Jack (Age 93, Belgrave)

Jack TAYLOR of Belgrave at Wingham Hospital on Wednesday at age 93. Dear husband of Mary Taylor. Father of Bob and Peggy of Ripley, Marilyn and Nelson Dusky of New Hamburg, Ron of Route 1, Belgrave, Mary Ellen and Jim Keller of Belgrave, Mark and Diane of Mitchell, and Trudy Taylor of London. Missed by 12 grand- and 11 great-grandchildren. Brother-in-law of Tom and Joan Armstrong. Predeceased by his grandson Steven, great-grandson Ryan Wood, brother Lloyd, and 2 sisters-in-law.
Visitation is at the McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham on Friday from 2 till 4 and 6 to 8 PM, where the funeral service is held on Saturday at 10 AM.

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