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08 2018 January

Ribey, Gordon (Age 91, Port Elgin)

Gordon Leslie RIBEY of Port Elgin at Southampton Hospital on Saturday in his 92nd year. Loving husband of Ruth for almost 70 years. Grandfather of Scott and his wife Liliana, Jeffrey and his wife Rihan, and great-grandfather of Fletcher, Maria, Erika, and Owen. Missed by his daughter-in-law Solveig. Brother of Norma Dunlop, Betty George, George, and Rodney and his wife Karen. Predeceased by his son Douglas and sister Alma Virtue.
Friends will be received at the T.A. Brown Funeral, 510 Mill Street, Port Elgin on Tuesday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral service from Port Elgin United Church, 840 Bruce Street on Wednesday at 11 AM.

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08 2018 January

O’Connor, Dorothy (Age 81, Mount Forest)

Dorothy O’CONNOR (Mulhall) of Mount Forest at Guelph General Hospital on Saturday in her 82nd year. Dear mother of Catherine and Gerard Pacey, John and Sherry, Dan and Gwen. Missed by 11 grandchildren. Sister of Eleanor McAllister, Jeanette Mulhall, Richard Macdonald, Margaret Goetz, Kathleen Black, Louise Linseman, Paul and Linda O’Connor, Mary Rocco and Georgina Mulhall. Predeceased by her husband Daniel and siblings Agnes and Patrick.
Friends may call at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest, today [Monday] from 1 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, with vigil prayer service at 8. Mass of Christian Burial from Sacred Heart Church, Kenilworth on Tuesday at 11 AM.

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08 2018 January

McTaggart, Elizabeth ‘Betty’ (Age 76, Welland)

Elizabeth ‘Betty’ McTAGGART (nee Hodgins) of Welland at Welland Long Term Care on Friday. She was 76. Beloved wife of Gary. Loving mother Lynn Courian of Grimsby, Kim McTaggart of Cambridge, and Debbie and Len Lister of Kitchener. Grandmother of Christopher, Michael, Kristine, April, Joey, Ryan and Kevon and great-grandchildren Dominic, Haylie, Mila and Lily. Dear sister of Howard and Susan Hodgins, and Marlene Hyde. Predeceased by her parents, sons-in-law Bill Courian and Claude Bisson, brothers Jimmy and Bob Hodgins.
Visitation is at the Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton on Tuesday from 1 PM until time of the funeral service at 2.

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08 2018 January

Nigh, Frank (Age 82, Seaforth)

Frank NIGH of Seaforth, peacefully at home on Friday in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of Leona. Dear father of Wayne and Laurie, the late Diane Kuepfer, Brian and Karen, and Allan and Mary. Missed by 13 grand- and 11 great-grandchildren. Brother of Louis and Betty. Brother-in-law of Betty Anne, and Joan Nigh. Predeceased by his daughter Diane, grandson Adam, siblings Bill, John, and Mary Catherine Schwarz and 4 siblings-in-law.
Visitation is at the McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth, today [Monday] from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 with parish prayers at 6:45. Funeral Mass from St. James Catholic Church, Seaforth on Tuesday at 11 AM.

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08 2018 January

Kraemer, Marie (Age 95, Walkerton)

Marie Agnes KRAEMER of Walkerton at Brucelea Haven on Friday. She was 95. Loving sister of Florentine Newman of Walkerton, Anita Read of Alliston and Linus and Helen Kraemer of Walkerton. Missed by her sister-in-law Eleanor Kraemer of Kinloss, nephews and nieces. Predeceased by her sister Margaret, brothers Harold and Lorne, brother-in-law John Read and parents Alexander and Delema Kraemer.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Sacred Heart Church, Walkerton on Tuesday at 11 AM. Interment in Calvary Cemetery, Walkerton. Donations to Walkerton & District Hospital Foundation – CT Scan appreciated.
Arrangements entrusted to the Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton.

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06 2018 January

Hodgins, Ronald (Age 73, Paisley)

Ronald HODGINS of Paisley, on Thursday, in his 74th year. Loving companion of Linda Simkins. Father of Deb and Gerald Thomas, Rick and Janice, all of Paisley, and Cynthia and Rob Koehler of Sauble Beach. Loving Pops of 5 grand- and 3 great-grandchildren. Remembered by his siblings Betty Jean White, Keith and Gladys, Burt and Maria. and Merv and Janet. Predeceased by sister Mary, brother-in-law Robert White and nephew Michael White.
Visitation at Paisley Baptist Church on Tuesday from 2 PM until the time of the memorial service at 3 PM. At Ron’s request an “Irish Wake” will follow from 4 to 7 PM at the Paisley Community Centre.  Arrangements entrusted to Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley.

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06 2018 January

Dineen, Elaine (Age 66, n/a)

Elaine DINEEN, on December 30th, in her 67th year. Survived by brother Jerome and Donna of Alliston, Patrick and Jane of Edmonton, Kathleen Dinneen of Calgary, Kevin and Joyce of Mount Forest, Ambrose of Vancouver and, Rita and Rick Kelly of London; nephews Mat and Ella , Mark and Ramona, Marty and Meghan and nieces Morgan and Noah, Meaghan, and Paige. Predeceased by parents Austin and Peggy and sister, Carol Ann Dinneen.
Visitation on Sunday, at Skinner and Middlebrook Funeral Home, Port Credit, from 1 til 4 PM. Funeral mass will take place at St. Mary Star of the Sea, Port Credit, on Monday, at 11 AM. Reception to follow.

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06 2018 January

Keeso, Fran (Age 77, Listowel)

Fran KEESO of Listowel passed away on Thursday in her 78th year. Beloved wife of Wayne Keeso. Loving mother of Keena and John Otten, the late Cindy Allin, and Rhonda and Doug Thompson. Fondly remembered by 8 grandchildren and sister Mary and Rick Roulston.
A funeral service for family and friends will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, Listowel on Tuesday at 11 AM.  Arrangements entrusted to Listowel Community Family Funeral Home, Listowel.

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05 2018 January

Gallant, Reta (Age 82, Teeswater)

Reta GALLANT of Teeswater on Wednesday in her 83rd year. Mother of Phil and Tishi of Dunnville, Doug and Shirley of Toronto, Gerry and Margaret of Paisley, Kelly and Paul Clarke of Ottawa and Ken of Owen Sound. Missed by 6 grand- and 10 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-granddaughter and 3 sisters. Fondly remembered by several in-laws, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband Fred, daughter Janet Buffett and 3 siblings.
The memorial service to celebrate Reta’s life will be held at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Wednesday at 1 PM.

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05 2018 January

Overholt, Edna (Age 102, Goderich)

Edna May OVERHOLT (nee Brindley) of Goderich, at Huronview Home, Clinton on Thursday in her 103rd year. Beloved wife of the late Francis. Loving mother of Donald Overholt of Bayfield and Douglas and Paulette Overholt of Oro Station. Grandmother of Paul and Leanne.
A graveside service will be held at the Maitland Cemetery, Goderich on May 7th at 2 PM. Arrangements entrusted to the Falconer Funeral Homes, Bluewater Chapel, Goderich.

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