Dick PORTER, retired O.P.P. officer, formerly of Sauble Beach, at Huronlea, Brussels on October 11th at age 74. Cherished partner of Elayne Rintoul of Wingham. Lovingly remembered by Elayne’s children Michelle Kennedy and John Bolander of Wroxeter, Michael Rintoul of Calgary, Phillip and Tracy Rintoul of Owen Sound, and by their children Cory and Vanessa, Jonathan, Bill, and Lukas. Dear brother of Pamela Cook of Cincinnati, Ohio and Robert Porter and Heather Hutchin of Waterloo.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at the Wingham Golf & Curling Club on Sunday from 2 until 4:30 PM.
Arrangements entrusted to the McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham.
Barbara Joan FERGUSON, formerly Barbara Eckenswiller, on Tuesday in her 77th year after a courageous battle with cancer at Groves Memorial Hospital in Fergus. Beloved wife of Alan for 52 years. Loving mother of Janice and Brad Homer of Burlington and James and Teresita of Miami, Florida. Grandmother of Kevin, Matthew, Lydia and Andrew. Sister to George, Lorraine Herte, Morris, Patrick, Gillen, and Mary Holland. Missed by her sisters- and brothers-in-law.
Visitation is at the Graham Giddy Funeral Home and Chapel, Fergus on Friday from 11 AM until 1 PM. A private family funeral will follow.
Ruth SCHADE (nee Gibson) of Seaforth, formerly of Walton at Maplewood Manor Retirement Home on Tuesday in her 84th year. Wife of the late Kenneth Elgin Schade. Dear mother of Jane Hasty and Brock of Port Albert and Nancy Denham and Wayne of Seaforth. Grandma of Jacquelyn and Jeffery Denham. ‘Special Grandma’ of Denise Kreutzwiser and Anita Roston. Sister of Jack Gibson and Marion, Ross Gibson and Sylvia, and sister-in-law of Marlene Gibson and Muriel Maier.
Visitation is at the McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth on Friday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, where the funeral service is held on Saturday at 11 AM. Reception to follow at Cavan United Church, Winthrop.
Larry SHANNON in Mission, B.C. on Sunday at the age of 59. Brother of Jim and Susan Shannon of Drew, Sharon and Bruce Kaufman of Clifford, Wayne and Lynda Shannon of Erin, Bruce and Margaret Shannon of Drew, Gerald and Susan Shannon of Port Severn, Jack and Wilma Shannon of Drew, Dave and Elaine Shannon of Pike Lake, and Bonnie and Robert Koeslag of Alma. Predeceased by his children Angie and Christopher and by his parents Edward and Norma Shannon.
Arrangements for the late Larry Shannon are incomplete and will be available from the Hardy-Lee Funeral Home, Harriston.
Gladys MULCASTER (nee Maltby), formerly of Listowel and Palmerston, at Fordwich Village Nursing Home on Monday in her 85th year. Wife of the late Darcy Mulcaster. Loved and will be remembered by her ‘adopted’ family Sandra and Bruce Currie of Listowel, June Lowry and Andrew Allan of Route 2, Wingham, Devon, Oscar, and families.
Visitation will be held at the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel on Thursday, from 10 AM until time of the funeral service at 11. Interment in Memory Gardens, Breslau.
Bill DUNNELL of Trowbridge at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Monday in his 72nd year. Husband of Judy. Father of Andrea and James Haines, Melissa and Paul Bartman. Grandfather of Madelyn, Ben, Hanly and Peyton. Step-father of Jeff Mathers, Brad Mathers and Pam. Step-grandfather of Charlie and Lane. Brother of Doug and Chris, Sandra and Keith Denemy, Anne and Emille Cliché, Karen and Lyn Forman. Brother-in-law of Leonard Cuylle. Predeceased by daughter Michelle in infancy and sister Kathy.
Cremation has taken place. A celebration of life will be held at Parkview Gardens, Listowel on October 31st from 2 till 4 PM.
Arrangements entrusted to the Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood.
James MOON, peacefully at Sarnia Hospital on Sunday, October 18th at age 57. He will be missed by brother Ken and Judy Moon of Bayfield and sister Joan and Jack Powell of St. Joseph. Uncle of Jon and Jason Powell and Jenine Hurst and families. Predeceased by his parents Agnes and Carman Moon, brothers Trevor and Tom Moon, and sister Elizabeth.
A celebration of life will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, 95 Kirk Street, Clinton on Saturday at 2 PM. Cremation has taken place. Donations can be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.
Arrangements entrusted to the Smith Funeral Home, Sarnia.
Grant GILCHRIST of Lucknow on Sunday in his home surrounded by family at age 55. Loved husband of Denise. Dear father of Brad and Kristie of Lucknow and Jess and Neil Froats of Clandeboye. Survived by his parents Bob and June, mother-in-law Thelma Affleck, and step-mother-in-law Darlene King. Missed by brothers Dale and Marilynne, Dan and Lorelei; and in-laws Rick King, and Michelle and Cory Seguin. Predeceased by his brother Murray and father-in-law Ernie King.
Visitation is at the Lucknow Presbyterian Church on Thursday from 2 till 4 and 6 to 9 PM, where the funeral service is held on Friday at 11 AM.
Arrangements entrusted to the MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home, Lucknow.
Hazel SPEER (nee Collins) of Hanover at Hanover and District Hospital on Sunday. She was 85. Survived by loving husband John “Jack” Speer of Hanover; children Dennis and Dana of Peterborough, Dianne of Innisfil, Doug and Cheryl of Hanover, Jeff and Penny of Mitchell, Scott and Tammy of Barrie. Grandmother of Danielle and David, Deborah, Lindsay, Nathan, Jordan, Tyson, Colton and great-grandchildren Dawson and Daxton. Predeceased by her brother Arnold Collins.
Visitation is at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover on Wednesday from 10 AM until time of a Memorial Celebration at 11. Cremation has taken place with Inurnment in Hillcrest Cemetery, Tara.
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.