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22 2017 June

Kerr, Dianne (Age 70, Gowanstown)

Dianne KERR of Gowanstown at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Wednesday in her 71st year. Loving wife of George for 49 years. Dear mother of Shelley and Brent Wahl, Shannon Kerr, and mother-in-law of Martha Kerr. Grandmother of Eric, Alex, Conner, Jackson, Renee, and Tyson. Sister of Dave and Karen Bisson, Don and Marlene Bisson, and sister-in-law of Bill and Luanne, Joe and Renata Kerr. Predeceased by her son Steve and brother Doug Bisson.
Visitation is at the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel on Saturday from 1 till 4 PM and Sunday from 1 till 4 PM. Funeral service is at Knox Presbyterian Church, Listowel on Monday at 11 AM.

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22 2017 June

Downey, Fraser (Age 76, frmly Bruce Twp)

James ‘Fraser’ DOWNEY, formerly of Bruce Township on Wednesday at age 76. Beloved son of the late George and Hilda Downey. Dear brother of Janet and Garry Robertson of Cambridge. Missed by his aunt Violet Fairbairn and cousins, Wayne Mewhinney, Edith McMyler, and Ken and Johanna Fairbairn. Fondly remembered by dear friends Ivan Smith and Lori Mortimer and the staff and residents of Pinecrest Manor Nursing Home.
The memorial service to celebrate Fraser’s life will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, Tiverton on June 30th at 11 AM with Reverend David Chang officiating.
Arrangements entrusted to the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine.

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22 2017 June

Chung, Mai Que (Age 92, frmly Listowel)

Mai Que CHUNG of Stratford, formerly of Listowel at Stratford General Hospital on Tuesday at age 92. Dear mother of Sing Chung, Nancy Chung and Pat White, Linda and Jack Joe; step-children Bo Wai, Bo Sim and Paul Chew, and Carol Lee. Grandmother of Laureen, Andrew, Christopher, Jonathan, and step-grandchildren Anna, Warren, Eva, Joanie, Kenny, Albert, Judy; 4 great-grand- and 7 step-great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband Henry and 2 siblings.
Visitation is at the W. G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford on Friday from 5 until 8 PM, and Saturday from 10 AM until time of the funeral service at 11. Private family interment.

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21 2017 June

Hammond, Jean (Age 86, Kincardine)

Emma ‘Jean’ HAMMOND of Kincardine at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Kincardine on Wednesday in her 87th year. Beloved daughter of the late Arnold and Lynda Hammond. Missed by sister-in-law Helen Hammond of Port Elgin and several cousins. Predeceased by her brothers George and Wallace, sister Marian and sister-in-law Jean.
Visitation will be held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine on Friday from 10 until 11 AM, followed by the funeral service at 11:30. Final resting place, Sanctuary Park Cemetery, Port Eglin.

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21 2017 June

Dustow, Oliver (Age 96, Mildmay-Carrick)

Oliver Lesley DUSTOW of Mildmay-Carrick, at Brucelea Haven, Walkerton on Tuesday in his 97th year. Beloved husband of Hilda Dustow. Dear brother of Doris Yeck. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his sisters Beatrice Rob, Irene Perrott and Myrtle Grant.
Greg Roberts Funeral Home in Mildmay has been entrusted with arrangements. A private funeral service will be held at a later date in the McIntosh United Church. Interment in McIntosh United Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Mildmay Agricultural Society.

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21 2017 June

Ferguson, Phyllis (Age 70, n/a)

Phyllis Margerite FERGUSON, peacefully at Louise Marshall Hospital, Mount Forest on Tuesday in her 71st year. Beloved wife of Laverne. Dear mother of Tina Murray and husband Matt, and Anita Ravell. Grandmother of Amanda Gordon, Josh Gordon, Michael Bayne, Amy Ravell, Jeremy Benedict, Rebecca Murray and great-grandmother of Jayden and Riley. Sister of Dan Ravell, Louise Milner, Bev Garinger and Sherry Howe. Predeceased by her brother Wayne Ravell and sister Dianna McLeish.
Friends may call at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Thursday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, where a celebration of life is held on Friday at 1 PM.

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21 2017 June

Parker, Jim (Age 82, Glammis)

Jim PARKER of the Glammis area, peacefully at Walkerton Hospital on Thursday in his 83rd year. Survived by his partner Velma; sons Larry and Betty, Len and Shelly, all of Glammis, Steve and Donna of Greenock Township; grandchildren Brad, Heather, Jeff, Greg, Colin, Jamie, Carla and 7 great-grandchildren. Brother of Bob, Ted and Gerry, Mary and Larry Schmidt and Audrey and Glen Wells. Predeceased by his wife Gladys and brother Francis.
Cremation has taken place. A graveside service will be held at Purdy Cemetery, Concession Road 14, Greenock this Saturday at 1 PM. Reception to follow.
Arrangements entrusted to Grey Bruce Cremation and Burial Services, Owen Sound.

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20 2017 June
19 2017 June

Martin, David (Age 82, West Garafraxa Twp)

David MARTIN of West Garafraxa Township at Grand River Hospital, Kitchener on Saturday in his 83rd year. Dear husband of Mary for 58 years. Father of Cathy Strong and fiance Robert Timmermans of Saskatchewan, the late Earl Martin and his wife Kathryn Martin of Mount Forest. Grandfather of Katelynn, John and Leah, Keri, Jim, Keith, William, Sarah and Adam, Rachel and Joel, Lydia and 3 great-grandchildren. Brother of Margaret and Earl Graves and brother-in-law of David E. and Judy Martin.
Visitation is at the Crawford Funeral Chapel, Arthur on Wednesday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral service is in Metz United Church on Thursday at 2 PM.

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19 2017 June

Nyiri, Norma (Age 79, Wroxeter)

Norma NYIRI at her home in Wroxeter on Sunday in her 80th year. Beloved wife of the late Nicolas Nyiri in 2016. Dear mother of Alyson Nyiri and Bill Cullen of Wroxeter, and Andre Nyiri of Kitchener. Also survived by 5 siblings in Ireland.
Visitation will be held at the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel on Wednesday from 6 until 8 PM. Interment in Molesworth Cemetery, Howick Township. Memorial donations to Molesworth Cemetery would be appreciated, and may be made through the Eaton Funeral Home.

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