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19 2015 October

Newns, Ben (Age 58, Tiverton)

Brent ‘Ben’ NEWNS of Route 2, Tiverton at Kincardine Hospital on October 5th in his 59th year. Dear father of Brent Newns and Renée Indoe of Route 1, Mildmay. Loved grandfather of Shelby and Danica. Beloved son of Phyllis Newns of Georgetown and the late Norman Newns. Cherished brother of Steve and Linda of Parry Sound and Kevin and Jane of Georgetown. Missed by his canine friend Murdoch. Fondly remembered by close friends Jim Quinn, Ron Cavanaugh, Ron ‘Mitch’ Mitchinson, Ed Yule, Fred Nantais, Al Webster and Jeremy Nantais.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
Arrangements entrusted to the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine.

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19 2015 October

Cameron, Joyce (Age 83, frmly Holstein)

Joyce CAMERON (nee Parkinson), formerly of Holstein, at Rockwood Terrace, Durham on October 10th in her 84th year. Beloved wife of Cecil. Dear mother of ‘Sandy’ and Alice of Pipestone, Manitoba, Donald of Holstein, Benjamin and Bonnie of Durham. Grandmother of Heather Eccles, Thomas Cameron and fiancée Angela, Christine and Dave Clark and 3 great-grandchildren. Sister of Ross Parkinson and the late Irene, Lois and Gerry Schinck, George and Pat Parkinson, and Bill and Helen Parkinson. Predeceased by her grandson Ian.
Friends may call at the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham on Friday from 1 till 3 and 7 to 9 PM.

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19 2015 October

Anderson, Fred (Age 80, Goderich)

Fred ANDERSON of Goderich on Saturday in his 81st year. Husband of Sharon. Dear father of Donna and Chris Grande, Chuck and Kelly Phillips, Kim and Randy Chapman, all of Goderich and Larry, Sharon and John, Joanne and Scott, all of Winnipeg. Proud Poppy of Cassandra, Lauren, Nicholas, Mason, Emily, Zachary, Lisa, Rosa and their families. Brother of Madeline Alton of Wingham. Predeceased by his brother Reginald and sister Margaret.
Visitation is at the Falconer Funeral Homes – Bluewater Chapel, Goderich on Tuesday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 1 PM.

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17 2015 October

Bailey, Myrtle (Age 84, Hanover)

Myrtle May BAILEY of Walkerton at The Village Seniors’ Community, Hanover on Friday. She was 84. Beloved wife of Bruce Bailey of Walkerton. Loving mother of Gordon Morrow and Maureen Hills of Dundas, Rob and Maureen Morrow of Walkerton and Steve and Lorraine Bailey of Teviotdale. Cherished grandmother of Jennifer and Brian, Jody and Mike, Cassandra, and Travis and great-grandmother of Marshall and Addilyn. Myrtle was predeceased by her parents Jessie and Hazel Thomas.
The Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday at 11AM at Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton with visitation beginning at 10:00 AM. Interment in Walkerton Cemetery.

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17 2015 October

Johnston, Bill (Age 90, Goderich)

William “Bill” JOHNSTON of Goderich and formerly of Ashfield and and Colborne Townships, on Friday in his 91st year. Survived by his sister-in-law Mildred Johnston. Dear uncle of Bonnie and Stan Dungale, Larry and Ann Johnston, Gary and Cheryl Johnston and Linda Johnston and their families. Also predeceased by his parents Les and Ida and brothers Charles and Don.
Friends will be received at Lakeshore United Church, North Street, Goderich, on Monday from 1 PM until the time of service at 2 PM. Interment Dungannon Cemetery. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society appreciated.  Arrangements entrusted to McCallum and Palla Funeral Home, Goderich.

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16 2015 October

Ferguson, Dorothy (Age 86, Exeter)

Dorothy FERGUSON (nee Rodges), peacefully on Wednesday at South Huron Hospital, Exeter in her 87th year. Loving mother to Bob Ferguson, Marie Scott and Wayne, and Glenn Ferguson. Dear Grandmother to Amie, Joel, Jared and Sarah Lee, Jordan and Nicole, Joshua and Karlee, Anya, Bonnie and great-grandchildren Donovan, Ashley, Aiden, and Lydia. Dear sister to Eileen, John and Della Rodges and Lois Hugill. Predeceased by her husband William and brother Leonard Rodges.
A memorial visitation will take place at the Evangelical Missionary Church, Auburn on Saturday at 10:30 AM with a Memorial service at 11.
Arrangements entrusted to the McCallum & Palla Funeral Home, Goderich.

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16 2015 October

Smith, Patrick (Age 80, Harriston)

Patrick SMITH of Harriston, on Thursday, in his 81st year. Husband of the late Judith Smith, and father of Dawna and John Heise, and Matthew Smith, all of Harriston. Remembered by his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his son Robert Smith.
Friends are invited to the Harriston Town Hall Theatre on Saturday at 2 PM to celebrate Patrick’s life and recognize his final curtain call. Memorial donations to Grey Wellington Theatre Guild would be appreciated and may be made through the Hardy-Lee Funeral Home, Harriston.
Arrangements entrusted to the Hardy-Lee Funeral Home, Harriston.

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15 2015 October

Pearson, Edna (Age 88, Brussels)

Edna PEARSON (nee Freebree) of Brussels, peacefully on Monday at Huronlea Home in her 89th year. Wife of the late Ralph C. Pearson. Sadly missed by her daughters Nancy Procter and husband Murray of Aguanga, California, Joyce McLean of London, Janet Smith and partner Ben Durose of Owen Sound. Grandmother of Mark, Kyle, Kirk, Andrea, Jill, Janine and 9 great-grandchildren. Missed by brother-in-law Jim. Predeceased by her granddaughter Christina McLean, sister Lucy Freebree and 7 brothers- and sisters-in-law.
Visitation is at Brussels United Church this Saturday from 10 AM until time of the funeral service at 11.
Arrangements entrusted to the Schimanski Family Funeral Home, Brussels.

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15 2015 October

Detzler, Bernice (Age 93, Walkerton)

Bernice DETZLER (nee Bruder) of Walkerton, formerly of Culross Township on Wednesday at age 93. Mother of Joe and Gloria of Culross Township, Barb and Ted Fischer of Teeswater, Marion and Ray Beninger of Mildmay and Paula and Rick Weiler of Formosa. Missed by 9 grand-, 15 great-grandchildren, sisters Florence Schumacher, Bette and Len Chapman, and sister-in-law Ann Bruder. Predeceased by her husband George and 7 siblings.
Visitation is at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Friday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, with parish prayers at 8:45. Funeral Mass from Immaculate Conception Church, Formosa on Saturday at 11 AM.

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14 2015 October

Strader, Sheila (Age 57, Markdale)

Sheila STRADER of Markdale on Tuesday in her 58th year. Beloved wife of Joe Strader of Markdale. Dear mother of Willard and Eileen Rehkopf of Hanover. Loving sister of Darrell Rehkopf, Larry Rehkopf, and Darlene Divers, all of Hanover. Fondly remembered by her step-children Joanne Wilhelm, John, Steve, and Jim Strader, Laura Murray, and 18 step-grandchildren.
Visitation is at the Garrett Funeral Chapel, Neustadt on Thursday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral service is in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Neustadt on Friday at 2 PM. Donations to Stayner Collegiate appreciated.

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