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14 2016 January

Mauer, Viola ‘Vi’ (Age 96, Hanover)

Viola ‘Vi’ MAUER (nee Fisher) of Hanover, formerly of Ayton at The Village Senior’s Community on Wednesday. She was 96. Survived by sons Glenn and Kathy of Caledon and Don of Hanover; grandchildren David Mauer, Laura and Aaron Muir, Melissa and Mike Pepe, Michelle and Mike Scarpino, and great-granddaughter Ava. Missed by her brother Ivan Fisher, sister Betty Weltz and friend Donna Maine. Predeceased by her husband Norman, sisters Florence Seip, Adeline Bender, Gertrude Fisher and Lavina in infancy.
Visitation is at the Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover on Friday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral Service is at Trinity Lutheran Church, Ayton on Saturday at 11 AM.

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13 2016 January

Baker, Mary Ann (Age 81, Walkerton)

Mary Ann BAKER (nee Lemon) of Walkerton at Walkerton Hospital on Sunday. She was 81. Loving mother of Susan of Port Elgin, Dale and Carol, Kevin, all of Walkerton and Timothy and Michaele of Kelowna, B.C. Missed by 9 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; her brother Charlie Lemon and Shirley of Kincardine, brother-in-law Frank Baker and sisters-in-law Eileen Lemon and Sharon McKay. Predeceased by her husband Peter, 3 brothers, 3 sisters and 3 sisters-in-law.
Visitation is at the Walkerton Pentecostal Church on Saturday from 9 AM until time of the funeral service at 11.
Arrangements entrusted to the Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton.

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12 2016 January

Kennedy, Barbara (Age 83, Southampton)

Barbara KENNEDY (nee Cassidy) at her Southampton home on Saturday in her 84th year. Step-mother to David and Dale Finnie, and Joanne and John Clancy. Nana to Joel and Kristin Clancy and Kim Finnie. Sister-in-law of Wallace and Eleanor Kennedy, Joyce and David Lockwood, Donna Cassidy, and Fran Cassidy. Predeceased by her husbands Murray Finnie, Ronald Kennedy, Ross Maas, and brothers Neil, Donald, and Gordon.
Visitation is at the Eagleson Funeral Home, Southampton on Thursday from 5 until 8 PM. Funeral Service is at Knox Presbyterian Church, Burgoyne on Friday at 1 PM with visitation from 12-noon. A Graveside Service is at Bookton Cemetery on Saturday at 11:30 AM.

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11 2016 January

Van Loo, Edith (Age 86, Clinton)

Edith Van LOO of Clinton, peacefully at Huronview Home, Clinton on Saturday in her 87th year. Wife of the late Peter Van Loo. Dear mother of Wanda Van Loo of Clinton, Willis and Heather of London, and Mark of Clinton. Grandmother of Christina, and Chyla Van Loo and great-grandchildren Lucas, Shyla and Wilson. Sister of Ida Salverda, and sister-in-law of Leona Van Holstyn. Predeceased by her 7 siblings.
Friends will be received at the Calvary Baptist Church, 231 Bayfield Road, Goderich, on Wednesday from 10 AM until time of the funeral service at 11.
Arrangements entrusted to the Falconer Funeral Home, Clinton.

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11 2016 January

Machin, Rose (Age 60, Mount Forest)

Rose Mary MACHIN of Mount Forest, formerly of Guelph, at Guelph General Hospital on Saturday in her 61st year. Sister of Eddie Dineen, Theresa Stephens and Mitch Marchant, Marlene Dineen, Patsy and Pat Kelly, Bill and Diane Dineen. Sister-in-law of Connie and Jeff Pearson, Patrick, Dianna and Bill Simmond, Michael, Susan and Leonard Lichty, Ted and Hilda, Herbert, Eddie, Joy and Joe Kilpatrick, Sara and Steve Massey. Predeceased by her husband Rob and brother Mike Dineen.
Friends may call at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Kenilworth on Wednesday from 10 AM until time of the Mass of Christian Burial at 11.
Arrangements entrusted to the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest.

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11 2016 January

Dougherty, Joan (Age 83, Goderich)

Joan Anna DOUGHERTY, peacefully at her home in Goderich on Sunday at the age of 83. Loved dearly by her family Linda Wilson of Goderich, Shirley and Rick Archambault of Auburn, Joyce and Dana Bean of Auburn, and Leroy and Stephanie Dougherty of Schomberg. Treasured grandma of 17 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband Bert and son Glenn.
At Joan’s request, there will be no funeral home visitation or service.
Arrangements entrusted to the McCallum & Palla Funeral Home, Goderich.

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11 2016 January

Smith, Edith (Age 95, Kincardine)

Edith Gladys SMITH (nee Burrows) of Kincardine, peacefully at Trillium Court on Saturday in her 96th year. Wife of the late Elmer Henry Smith. Loving mother of Brian and Kim Smith of Kincardine. Missed by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by her sisters Olga Venard, Mary Daer, brothers George Burrows and Linsday Burrows.
A graveside service will be held at the Kincardine Cemetery at a later date. Memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Kincardine Food Bank appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Arrangements entrusted to the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine.

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11 2016 January

Weber, Morely (Age 80, Durham)

Morely WEBER, peacefully at Rockwood Terrace, Durham on Saturday in his 81st year. Survived by his wife of 60 years Dolores; son Mark and Beatrix Weber of Mississauga and daughters Mary and Barry Yack of Durham, and Dorcas and Randy Clinch of Hanover. Grandpa of Jessica and Andrew Smith, Dawn and Stacy Miller, Lisa and Francesco Lucchese, Mathew and Lindsey Clinch, Felicia Yack; and 6 great-grandchildren. Brother of Ronald and Sharon, and Hubert and Caroline.
Visitation is at the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham on Friday from 7 until 9 PM and Saturday from 10 until 10:45 AM, where the funeral service is held at 11.

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09 2016 January

Humphrey, Betty (Age 85, Lucknow)

Betty HUMPHREY wife of the late Harold Humphrey of Lucknow, at Wingham Hospital on Thursday at age 85. Mother of Barbara and Reginald Desforges of Cambridge, Jim and Dianne Humphrey of Lucknow, Bob and Sherri Humphrey of Wingham, David Humphrey of Lucknow, Janet and Dave Engel of Brussels and Donna Linde and Darren Whittington of Port Elgin. Missed by 21 grand and 58 great-grandchildren and 2 sisters. Predeceased by son Doug, grandson Trevor, 3 great-grandchildren, son-in-law Otto and 4 siblings.
The Funeral Service will be held at MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home, Lucknow on Sunday at 2 PM with visitation 2 hours prior.

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09 2016 January

Sinclair, Olivia (Age 18, Harriston)

Olivia SINCLAIR on Thursday in her 19th year. Daughter of Dave and Patti Sinclair of Route 3, Harriston and sister of Alex Sinclair and Abby Sinclair. Granddaughter of Marian Sinclair of Route 3, Harriston, and the late Robert Sinclair, Ann Remnant and the late Frederick Remnant, and Tom and Dawn Locke, all of St.Catharines. Missed by her aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Visitation at the Hardy-Lee Funeral Home, Harriston Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. The funeral service will be held from Knox-Calvin Presbyterian Church, Harriston on Monday at 1:30 PM. Interment in Harriston Cemetery.

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