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14 2017 October

Smith, Orpha (Age 91, frmly Kurtzville)

Orpha SMITH, formerly of Kurtzville on Thursday in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of Lincoln Smith for over 70 years. Loved mother of Daryl and Barb Smith, Wayne and Donna Smith and, Julie Mulligan- Smith. Fondly remembered by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her twin sister Ollie and brothers Ron and Harvey.
Visitation is at Listowel Community Family Funeral Home, Wallace Ave. N at Fairlane Rd., Listowel on Sunday, from 2 til 5 PM. Orpha’s funeral service will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, Listowel on Monday at 11 AM.

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14 2017 October

Armstrong, Isabel (Age 86, n/a)

Isabel ARMSTRONG on Friday at Wingham and District Hospital in her 87th year. Loving mom of Brian and Elaine of Ethel, Don and Lynne of Wingham and, Gary and Judith of Cambridge.
Grandmother of 11 grand and 15 great-grandchildren. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Survived by sisters Audrey Ellacott, Bernice and Gerry Edwards, brother-in-law Glen Casemore and sister-in-law Mary Brown. Predeceased by her husband John, son Murray and 7 siblings.
Visitation at Riverside Funeral Home, Brussels on Sunday, from 2 til 4 and 7 to 9 PM with the funeral service on Monday, at 11 AM. Interment at Brussels Cemetery.

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13 2017 October

Purdon, Russell (Age 92, Harriston)

Russell PURDON of Harriston, formerly of Pike Lake and Whitechurch, on Thursday at age 92. Father of Bryan and Jan Purdon, Milton and Diane Purdon, Thelma Dougherty, and Linda and Dennis Coghlin. Missed by several grand-, great-grandchildren, sister Olive Zinn and brother Kenneth Purdon. Fondly remembered by his first wife Joan, several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his wife Violet, step-daughter Carol, brother Clifford, sisters Verna and Reta, brother-in-law Ken and sister-in-law Rhea.
A graveside service to celebrate Russell’s life will take place at Culross-Teeswater Cemetery on Saturday at 11 AM.
Arrangements entrusted to the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater.

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13 2017 October

Dale, Mary (Age 79, Clinton)

Mary Margaret DALE of Clinton, peacefully at home on Tuesday in her 80th year. Loved sister of Thelma Anne Cox of Clinton. Sadly missed by nieces and nephews Ritchie and Colleen Cox, Paul and Lois Dale, Teresa and Ian Clark, Margaret and Aaron Eisler, Jim and Jodie Dale, Pat and Darlene Dale, and Ashley and Darren Van Dam. Predeceased by her parents Arnold and Margaret Dale, brothers James Michael in infancy, Ken, Claire, sister Lorraine, and nephew Donald.
Friends will be received at the Falconer Funeral Home, Clinton on Saturday from 1 PM until time of the funeral liturgy at 2. Interment, Clinton Cemetery.

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12 2017 October

Bernard, Howard (Age 79, Brussels)

Howard BERNARD at Huronlea Home, Brussels on Tuesday in his 80th year. Beloved husband of Joan for 58 years. Dear father of Gwen and Keith Doherty, Mary Ann and Jeff Thompson, Dianne and David Diehl, and Cindy and Harvey Kikkert. Missed by 18 grand- and 17 great-grandchildren. Brother-in-law to Lillian Bernard, Marsha Triebner, Ralph and Joyce Triebner, Brian Triebner and Audry McClennan, Brenda Hickson and Larry Fitchett. Predeceased by siblings Janie McEwing, Tom, George, and Mary East.
Memorial service is at Brussels United Church on Friday at 11 AM. Reception to follow at Brussels Legion.
Arrangements entrusted to the Riverside Funeral Home, Brussels.

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12 2017 October

Chappell, Tom (Age 57, Wingham)

Tom CHAPPELL of Route 4, Wingham at his residence on Tuesday at age 57. Beloved son of the late Lloyd and Geraldine Chappell. Predeceased by his grandparents, aunts and uncles. Tom will be missed by his cat Charlie and dog Duchess that were his loyal companions for many years.
A graveside service and interment will be held at Sanctuary Park Cemetery, Port Elgin on Saturday at 10 AM. Reverend Richard D. Hall officiating. Memorial donations to Epilepsy Huron-Perth would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
Arrangements entrusted to the McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham.

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12 2017 October

Stewart, Norma (Age 84, Kincardine)

Norma June STEWART of Kincardine, formerly of Ripley, on Monday at age 84. Wife of the late Gordon Stewart. Dear mother of Dale and Lynda of Huron Township, Sherry Lee and Gilbert Farrell of Kincardine Township, Ken and Janet of Manitoulin Island, Mark and Ann of Kincardine, Bonnie and Ken Wales of London, Ruth Ann and George Mitchell of Drayton. Missed by 19 grand-, 26 great-grandchildren; sister Melvina Sturgeon; sisters-in-law Donelda Sturgeon, Audrey Cardiff, Diane Stewart, Catherine McKague. Predeceased by siblings Donna and Glen, and 4 brothers-in-law.
A private graveside service will take place at Ripley Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine.

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12 2017 October

Boyd, Christina (Age 46, Inverhuron)

Christina BOYD of Inverhuron on Tuesday at the age of 46. Beloved daughter of Marion and Terry Boyd and Joseph Dunlop-Addley. Missed by her aunts and uncles Pat Boyd, Ken and Ann Boyd, Sheila Bauer, Marg and Grant Black, David Watt, Cheryl Pfister, cousins, and the large extended Addley/Conahan family led by Pat Schram. Predeceased by her grandparents Bill and Dorothy Watt, Irving and Marian Boyd, ‘Pop’ Ray Schram and uncle Clive Boyd.
Visitation is at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine on November 3rd from 7 until 9 PM, then at Kincardine United Church on November 4th from 12:30 PM until the memorial service at 2.

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12 2017 October

Baerwinkel, Gary (Age 51, Listowel)

Gary BAERWINKEL of Listowel, formerly of Waterloo, at Caressant Care following a lengthy illness with brain tumors and Parkinson’s, on Friday at age 51. Son of the late Helmut and Erika Baerwinkel. Dear father of Erika Baerwinkel of Elmira. Brother of Bryan Baerwinkel and Lucy Bastien, and uncle of Cindy and Eric. Grandson of Magdelina Lang. Nephew of Hilda and cousin to Heidi and Connie.
Family will receive friends at the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home, 617 King Street, North, Waterloo for a Celebration of Life this Saturday from 11 AM until 1 PM. Cremation followed by interment in Ayr Cemetery.

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11 2017 October

Dales, Michael ‘Mike’ (Age 65, Guelph)

Michael ‘Mike’ DALES of Guelph at his home on Monday. He was 65. Dear brother of Peter and Judy Dales of Toronto, Joanne and Ralph Tersigni of Guelph, Father Richard Dales of Woodstock, and Jane and Peter Flachs of Walkerton. Brother-in-law of Cécile Dales of Collingwood. Missed by 9 nieces and nephews, and 11 great-nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents George and Mary Dales, and brother George.
Visitation is at the Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton on Thursday from 6 until 9 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Joseph’s Church, Cargill on Friday at 11 AM. Interment, Mary Immaculate Cemetery, Chepstow.

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