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19 2017 June

Stock, Sr. Jane (Chatham)

Stock, Sister Jane Frances (Mabel Catherine) entered eternal life on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at Villa Angela, Chatham, Ontario. (more…)

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16 2017 June

Carrier, Alleda (Aged 66, Ingersoll)

Carrier, Alleda Maureen – of Ingersoll, formerly of Ridgetown, passed away peacefully at the Alexandria Hospital in Ingersoll on Thursday June 15, 2017 at the age of 66. (more…)

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06 2017 June

Hopman, Clara (Aged 83, Wallaceburg)

Clara Hopman, a resident of Wallaceburg, died peacefully at Fairfield Park on Monday, June 5, 2017 at the age of 83. (more…)

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05 2017 June

Simpson, Ray (Aged 93, Blenheim)

Ray Simpson died peacefully at home in the presence of his daughters on Monday, June 5, 2017. Born in Howard Township on August 30, 1923, Ray was the fifth of twelve children of the late Willard Stanley and Janet Mildred (McLarty) Simpson. Beloved husband of the late M. Ruth (McMillan) Simpson. Dearly loved father of Janet Hook (Dr. Ken) of Stratford, Jean Nichols (Ian) of RR 4 Blenheim, Eileen Lindsay of Blenheim and Anne Marshall (Jeff) of Toronto. Proud Grandpa of Karen Afghan (Abdul), David Hook, Andrea Webster (Sean), Emily Nichols (Marcel Verner), Rebecca Davis (Leigh), Sarah Nichols, Patsy Lindsay (Greg Yalowega), Allan Lindsay (Lauren) and Philip Lindsay (Lisa). Great-Grandpa to Anna and Julia Afghan, Collin, Grace and Owen Webster and Henry Davis. Survived by his sisters Fern Simpson of Ailsa Craig and Ruth Campbell of Paris and his brothers Russel (Ruth) of Glencoe and Fred of Wallacetown. Also survived by sisters-in-law Donna Simpson and Helen Field both of Ridgetown and brother-in-law Bob Eskritt of Blenheim. Predeceased by his sisters Eileen Hayes and Beth Eskritt and his brothers Kelso, Max, Don, Doug, and Ivan. Ray farmed for over forty years and after retiring to town enjoyed many happy hours in his shop fixing and repurposing things.
Family will receive friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 141 Park Street, Blenheim on Friday, June 9, 2017 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at the Funeral Home on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.
A Private Family Interment will take place at Evergreen Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Trinity Church Cemetery (Howard Township), the Blenheim Salvation Army Food Bank or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Online condolences may be left at

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01 2017 June

Crome, Bud (Aged 82, Chatham)

At Windsor Regional Hospital-Ouellette Campus on Tuesday May 30th, 2017, Mr. Bud Crome of Chatham in his 82nd year.


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01 2017 June

Korpan, William (Aged 87, Chatham)

On Wednesday, May 31, 2017, William Korpan passed peacefully surrounded by his loving family in his 87th year.  (more…)

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23 2017 May

Vannieuwenhuyze, Valere (Aged 86, Chatham)

A resident of Chatham, Valere Vannieuwenhuyze passed away at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance – Chatham Campus on May 22, 2017 at the age of 86. (more…)

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19 2017 May

Warwick, Jean (Aged 89, Chatham)

Peacefully at Riverview Gardens Nursing Home, Chatham, on Wednesday May 17, 2017, Jean May Warwick, age 89, of Chatham, beloved wife of the late Keith Warwick and John Scaman. (more…)

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18 2017 May

Dolsen, Donna (Aged 84, Chatham)

Dolsen, Donna Marie (Stover) Donna passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at the Eden Villa Residence, Chatham, ON at the age of 84. (more…)

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08 2017 May

Clements, Beverly (Chatham)

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our beloved “Papa” on Friday May 5th, 2017 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, peacefully and surrounded by his loving family. (more…)

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