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24 2015 March

Simmons, Kae (Age 85, Dorchester)

Kae SIMMONS of Dorchester at London Health Sciences Centre on Sunday at age 85. The former Kae Simpson, beloved wife of Alister Simmons. Sister of Jean and Warren Christopher, Roberta Williams, and Connie Hamilton and Bert St. Denis. Sister-in-law of Cameron and Bea Simmons of London. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers-in-law Arthur Simmons and Aldene, Kenneth Simmons and Eva, Gordon Hamilton and Douglas Williams.
A private funeral service will be held in the chapel of the McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham on Wednesday. Interment in Wingham Cemetery.

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23 2015 March

Williamson, Mary ‘Pat’ (Age 73, Hanover)

Mary “Pat” WILLIAMSON of Hanover at Durham Hospital on Sunday at the age of 73. Survived by devoted husband Douglas Williamson, beloved sons Murray “Paul” Williamson and Dev Janki of New York, New York and “Derek” Sean Williamson of Toronto. Loving grandmother to Hailey and Calum.
Visitation is at the Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover on Wednesday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, where a funeral service will be held on Thursday at 11 AM. Cremation with inurnment in Ingersoll Rural Cemetery at a later date. Donations to the Durham Hospital, Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

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23 2015 March

Thacker, Gary (Age 78, Mount Forest)

Gary THACKER of Mount Forest at the Louise Marshall Hospital on Sunday in his 79th year. Beloved husband of Betty. Loved father of Larry and his wife Jean of Kincardine, Cindy Beatty and husband Doug of Kenilworth, and Bud and his wife Lori of Point Clark. Cherished grandfather and great-grandfather. Missed by his many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Percy and Florence Thacker, son Ricky, and sisters Doris Carter and her husband George, Viola Thacker, Madeline Trimble and her husband Alvin.
Cremation has taken place.
Private funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest.

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23 2015 March

Trepanier, Oscar (Age 84, n/a)

Oscar “Trip” TREPANIER in Southampton on Friday at age 84. Dear husband of Shirley McKinnon and Lorraine Trepanier. Father of Kaitlin Trepanier and Debra, Darlene Scarfo and Mike, Philip, Paul and Robyn. Stepfather to Pam and Dale Armstrong, Todd and Justina, Cody and Laura, Jackie and Ron Wilson, Greg McKinnon and Carole Hanks. Brother to Harold and Margaret, the late Francis, Norm and Harriet, Rosanna Zelina, Ken and Alice, and Rita Hahn.
A Celebration of Life is held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine on Thursday at 2 PM with visitation from 1.

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23 2015 March

Cerson, Clarence (Age 89, Kincardine)

Clarence CERSON of Kincardine at Trillium Court on Saturday in his 90th year. Husband of the late Jean Cerson. Dear father of Lynda Cerson of Kincardine, Janet and Harold Kennedy of Stouffville, Barbara Cerson of Wakefield, Quebec, Heather and Terry McClinchey of London, Julie and Ron Phair of Kincardine, Casey and Brenda of Perth and Greg of Toronto. Missed by 12 grand- and 11 great-grandchildren. Brother of Helen and Allan Irwin and sister-in-law Melva Cerson. Predeceased by his brothers Alvin and Earl.
Visitation is at Kincardine United Church on Saturday from 1 PM until time of the funeral service at 2.
Arrangements entrusted to the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine.

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23 2015 March

Harris, Murray (Age 87, Kincardine)

Murray HARRIS of Kincardine at Kincardine Hospital on Saturday in his 88th year. Husband of the late Jean Elizabeth Harris. Dear father of Doug and Sue Harris of Kincardine and Bruce and Cheryl Harris of Toronto. Missed by his grandchildren Christina and Josh, Peter, Mark, Brian and Sean Harris. Dear brother of Margaret and Bill Whelan of Calgary, Alberta. Missed by brother-in-law Bob and Rita Ball of Kincardine.
Visitation is at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, 757 Princes Street, Kincardine, this evening [Monday] from 7 until 9, where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 11 AM.

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23 2015 March

Hern, Robert ‘Bob’ (Age 81, Exeter)

Robert ‘Bob’ HERN of Exeter at University Hospital, London on Saturday in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of Mabel for 60 years. Dear father and father-in-law of Linda and John Wuerth, Fred and Michelle Hern, all of Exeter and Rob and Cheryl Hern of Kilworth. Grandfather of Rebecca and Mike, Sarah and Jeremy, Amanda, Tiffany, Melanie, Jacquelyn, Brooke, Gavin, and 4 great-grandchildren. Brother-in-law of Helen Webber. Bob’s brother Harry also passed away on Saturday.
Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, Exeter, today [Monday] from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 11 AM.

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21 2015 March

McDonald, Dawn (Age 82, Kincardine)

Dawn McDONALD, of Kincardine, at Trillium Court, on Thursday, in her 83rd year. Beloved wife of Joe MacDonald. Mother of Leith Merkle of Newark, Ohio, Shari MacDonald and John Zoppi of Route1, Kincardine and Nancy MacDonald and Dan Vander Boer of Paisley. Grandmother of James Curtis and great-grandmother of Tyler, Trisha and Dylan. Sister of Dale Anderson of Kelowna, B.C., Guy Anderson of Kincardine and Doris McKellar of Inverhuron.
A graveside service and celebration of life will be held in May. Interment, Kincardine Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Kincardine Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.   Arrangements entrusted to the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine.

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21 2015 March

Posliff, Albert (Age 74, n/a)

Albert ‘Al’ POSLIFF peacefully at home on Wednesday in his 75th year. Al is survived by his partner Beverley Matthews and sons Jeff and Tanya, Brad and Krista, and Greg and Anessa all of Kitchener. Grand-Dad of Jennifer, Kaylyn, Madison, Sydney, Nolan and Carson. He was looking forward to the birth of his first great grandchild in May. Predeceased by his wife Mary.
Visitation will be held at the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo, on Sunday, from 2 til 4 and 7 to 9 PM and Monday, from 10 to 10:45 AM with the funeral service to follow at 11 AM. A gathering will be held following spring interment.

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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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