LAMBTON COUNTY, ONTARIO, CANADA
WATFORD GUIDE ADVOCATE SEPTEMBER 1994
GILBERT HARTGibert Hart of Wyoming. passed away in University Hospital, London on Monday, August 29, 1994, In his 79th year. He was the beloved husband of Muriel (Capes ) Hart and dear father of Don and Linda Hart of Watford. Dear grandfather of Jim Hart. Dear brother of Kelth and Alma Hart of R.R. 2, Wyorning, and Ken and Pat Hart of Oakville. Predeceased by his parents John and Edna Hart, a brother Jim Hart (1948), and a grandson John Hart (1994). The funeral service was held on Thursday, September 1st at. 1:30 p.m. from the Needham-Jay Funeral Home, Wyorning Chapel, with Rev. Doug Wright of Wyoming United Church officiating. Interment in Wyoming Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Kidney foundation of Saria-Lambton would be appreciated by the family.
SARNIA OBSERVER JUNE 1994
ALMA JEAN (CARPENTER) CAPES
At Bestview Health Care Centre on Sunday 12 June 1994, Alma Jean (Carpenter) Capes, age 94 years, wife of the late George Edward Capes. Mother of Milton of Duncan, B.C., Edward of Ottawa, Maida (Mrs, 0. Walker) of Sarnia and Madeline (Mrs. F. Ellis) of Sidney, B.C., grandmother of Carol, Marion, David, Nancy, Les1ie, Paul, Janice, Laura, Michael and Sarah. Also survived by ten great-grandchildren. Mrs. Capes was a member of Paterson Memorial Presbyterian Church. Resting at the D.J. Robb Funeral Home where the funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 16th at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Tom Rodger officiating. Interment in, Lakeview Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from Noon on Thursday until the time of service at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.
WATFORD GUIDE ADVOCATE JULY 1993
SUSAN ELIZABETH MAINSusan Elizabeth Main of R.R. #6, Forest, passed away in Children's Hospital of Western Ontario, London on Wednesday, June 30, 1993, in her 16th year. Susan was the beloved daughter of Phillip Main of R. R. #6, Forest and Shirley and Randy Mlynek of Woodstock. Dear sister of Brian and Steven (Beaver) at home. Dear granddaughter of Florence and John Main of Warwick Village and Ella and Ellwood Capes of R.R.#3 Watford. Step-granddaughter of Dorothy Mlynek of Chatham. Also survived by several aunts, uncles and cousins. The funeral service was held on Saturday, July 3rd with Rev. Alymer Smith of Watford and Warwick United Churches and Rev. Gordon Jackson of People's Church, Wyoming, officiating. Interment was in Warwick United Church Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Dwayne Ferguson, Dean Ferguson, Donnie Hendrickx, Scott Steven, Chad Thompson, and Brad Goodhill. Flowerbearers were Brad McCann, Pete Ferwerda, Tracy Lester, Roger Sitlington. and Jim White.
WATFORD GUIDE ADVOCATE NOVEMBER 1996
GORDON KINGGordon King of Wyoming passed away at C.E.E. Hospital, Petrolia, on Thursday, October 31st 1996, in his 87th year. He was the beloved husband of Reba (Capes) King, and dear father of Bill and Joan King, Marie Kernohan, Anne and Bob Wilkinson, and Marg and Craig Smith, all of Plympton Township, Ron and Delores King, Norm and Gwen King, and David and Teresa King, all of Wyoming, and Murray and Edna King of Camlachie. Dear father-in-law of Judy King of Forest. Also survived by several grandchildren and great- grandchildren. Dear brother of Florence Sayer of Sarnia, and Mildred and George Sawyer of Brooke Township. Predeceased by his sons, George and James, and his brother Dalton. The funeral service was held on Monday, November 4th at 1:30 P.m. from the Needham- Jay Funeral Home, Wyoming Chapel, with Rev. Glen MacPherson officiating. Serving as pallbearers were Greg Kerrigan, Bill Douglas, Ray Turk, Norm Davidson, Richard Pascoe, and Lyle Huether. Flowerbearers included Bruce Hickes and Ivan Stewardson. Interment in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Brooke Township. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the C.E.E. Hospital Foundation or the Wyoming United Church would be gratefully acknowledged.
SARNIA OBSERVER NOVEMBER 1996
GORDON KINGAt C.E.E. Hospital, Petrolia, on Thursday, October 31, 1996, Gordon King, 86 years, of Wyoming. Beloved husband of Reba (nee Capes). Dear father of Bill and Joan King, Marie Kernchan, Anne and Bob Wilkinson and Marg and Craig Smith all of Plympton Twp., Ron and Delores King, Norm and Gwen King and David and Teresa King all of Wyoming, Murray and Edna King of Camlachie and the late George (1951) and James (1993) King. Dear father-in-law of Judy King of Forest. Dear brother of Florence Sayer of Samia, Mildred and George Sawyer of Brooke Twp. and the late Dalton King (1983). Also survived by several grandchildren and great grandchildren. Visitors will be received on Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., at the Wyoming Chapel, Broadway St., Wyoming, where the funeral service will be held Monday at 1:30 p.m. Rev. Glen McPherson officiating. Interment in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Brooke Twp. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the C.E.E. Hospital Foundation or the Wyoming United Church.. The Royal Oak Lodge #108 I.O.O.F. will hold a memorial service on Sunday at 7:00 p.m. Arrangements by the Needham-Jay Funeral Home.
WATFORD GUIDE ADVOCATE JUNE 1986
MABEL ARLENE (CAPES) CALEY
Mabel Arlene (Capes) Caley of 589 St. Clair Street, Watford, passed away in Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Saturday 7 June 1986, aged 65 years. She was the beloved wife of Ivan Caley and dear mother of Marlene (Mrs. John Gates) of RR1 Simcoe, Linda (Mrs. Donald Newman) of Arkona and Garry and Glenn both of Watford. Also survived by ten grandchildren, as well as two brothers and two sisters, Reba (Mrs. Gordon King) of Wyoming and Ellwood of RR3 Watford, Mrs. Audrey King of Watford and Murray of Powassan. The funeral service was held at the Harper Funeral Home, Watford on Monday afternoon with Rev. Christine Jerrett officiating, assisted by Mary Beth Coates. Interment was in Watford Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were John Bebingh, George Bork, Lloyd Moffatt, Ken Mansfield, Jack Shea and Currie McVicar.
WATFORD GUIDE ADVOCATE MAY 1983
DALTON MATTHEW KING
Dalton Matthre King of 591 Ontario Street, Watford, passed away in Charlotte Eleanor Englehart Hospital, Petrolia on Saturday 21 May 1983 in his 66th year. He was the beloved husband of Audrey Elaine (Capes) King and dear father of Elaine (Mrs. Stewart Cran) of Watford, Robert of Hamilton, Kenneth of Enniskillen, Connie (Mrs. Ronald Sitlington) and Kerry of Watford and Craig at home. Also survived by a brother Gordon of Wyoming, two sisters, Florence (Mrs. Jack Sayers) of Sarnia and Mildred (Mrs. George Sawyers) of RR3 Watford, as well as thirteen grandchildren. The funeral service was held at the Harper Funeral Home, Watford on Tuesday afternoon with interment in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Brooke Twp.
WATFORD GUIDE ADVOCATE 12 APRIL 1938
WILLIAM E. KING
Alvinston 12 April: William R. King, aged about 60 years, dropped dead at his home on the 10th Concession of Brooke today. He had been troubled with his heart for some time. A truck had become stalled in his farmyard and he took the team to haul it away. The excitement was too much for his heart and he succumbed instantaneously. He came to Brooke Township from Stayner about 12 years ago. He is survived by his wife and two daughters, Mrs. Sawyers, 12 line Brooke, Mrs. Fair of Sarnia and two sons Gordon in Watford and Dalton at home. Funeral arrangements have not yet been completed. (Note: 1882-1938: wife Margaret A. Bates 1880-1945).
WATFORD GUIDE ADVOCATE MARCH 1999
ROY LAVERGNE CALEY
Roy LaVergne Caley of 5400 Nauvoo Road Watford, passed away peacefully in St. Joseph's Health Centre Continuing Care, Sarnia on Tuesday 16 March 1999, in his 80th year. He was the beloved husband of Irene (Morgan) Caley and beloved father of Ann and Lyle Moffatt of Brooke Twp., Doug and Joan Caley of Camlachie and Debbie and Bert Bork of Warwick Township. Beloved grandfather of Paul, Steve and Tammy Moffatt, Mike and Tricia Caley, and Terri, Stacey, Matt and Cindy Bork. Step grandfather of Dylan and Sam. Dear brother of Ivan Caley of Watford. Predeceased by his parents, Robert S. and Sarah Caley, one sister Pearl Hollingsworth, and one brother Jack Caley. The funeral service was held on Friday 19 March at 2;00 p.m. from Watford United Church with Rev. Jim Allsop officiating. Honorary pallbearers were Wayne Steel, Don Lightfoot, LaVergne Hollingsworth and Frank Taylor. Service as pallbearers were Ed. Wagner, Graham McLean, George Heath, Bill Adams, Don Muxlow and Mac MacLachlan. Flowerbearers included his grandchildren, Paul Moffatt, Mike Caley, Steve Moffatt, Tricia Dougan, Tammy Moffatt, Terri Bork, Stacey Bork and Matt Bork. Interment in Watford Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, or the charity of one's choice, would be appreciated by the family. Harper Funeral Home, Watford in charge of arrangements.
SARNIA OBSERVER APRIL 1996
FRANCES (GREEN) CALEY
Frances (Green) Caley of Sarnia, died peacefully at the Sarnia General Hospital on Friday 5 April 1996 in her 84th year. Beloved wife of the late Robert Pierce Caley (1976). Dear mother of Robert and wife Judy of London, Thomas and partner Dann of Guelph, William and wife Wendy of Guelph, James and wife Pamela of Sarnia and Joan of Sarnia. Sister of Olive Ware of Toronto. Predeceased by a brother Benjamin Green. Loving grandmother of five grandchildren. A private family service has been held followed by cremation. Interment of ashes in Lakeview Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to your favourite charity. Arrangements by the Stewart Funeral Home.
WATFORD GUIDE ADVOCATE 22 SEPTEMBER 1977
Hamilton, Ont: A 38 year old Watford area man died here Tuesday 20 September in a house fire while visiting friends. Hamilton-Wentworth regional police said Wayne Caley, of RR4 watford was asleep in the home of Bill and Doris Black when fire broke out in the living room. The Blacks escaped uninjured and only the area where Mr. Caley was sleeping was extensively damaged police said. Cause of the blaze still under investigation by the fire department is thought to be "entirely accidental" a police spokesman said. Mr. Caley, born in Watford was a mechanic and operator of the All Way Variety Store and Garage. He is survived by his wife the former Violet (Ross) (Emmons), sons Andrew Gordon Ross, Darrell Paul Ross and John Caley all at home. Parents Mr. and Mrs. Jack Caley, grandmother Mrs. Osbourne, a brother Robert, all of Watford, and sisters Mrs. Laex (Greta) Wilson of Sarnia, Mrs. Don (Lois) Lightfoot of Alvinston and Mrs. Harold (Joan) Bankes of London. Funeral serivce for Mr. Caley will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in Watford United Church. Visition will be held this afternoon and evening at the D.J. Robb Funeral Home.
WATFORD GUIDE ADVOCATE DECEMBER 1983
JOHN RUSSELL CALEY
Suddenly in Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Thuesday 1 December 1983, John Russell Caley (Jack) of 854 Erie Street, Watford in his 71 year. Beloved husband of Mabel (Osborne) Caley. Dear father of Mrs. Alex Wilson (Greta) of Sarnia, Mrs. Don Lightfoot (Lois) of Alvinston, Mrs. Harold Bankes (Joan) of London, Robert of Watford. Eleven grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Predeceased by one son Wayne. Dear brother of Ivan and Roy of Watford. Predeceased by one sister Pearl Hollingsworth. Resting at the Harper Funeral Home Watford where funeral service will be held on Monday 5 December at 2 p.m. Interment in Watford Cemetery. Visitation starting Saturday evening 7-9. Donations to the Ontario Heart Fund would be appreciated.
PETROLIA TOPIC 21 OCTOBER 1937
The two week old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Caley, Watford, born on Wednesday 29 September and in London hospital since birth in an effort to save the tiny spark of life died Wednesday afternoon of last week.
LONDON FREE PRESS JUNE 1990
ROBERT JAMES CALEY
Suddenly in C.E.E. Hospital, Petrolia on Monday 4 June 1990, Robert
James Caley of 588 Erie Street Watford in his 46th year. Beloved husband of Connie
Dolbear. Dear father of Tammy, Jamie and Billy at home. Dear son of Mabel and the late
Jack Caley of Watford. Dear brother of Mrs. Alex Wilson (Greta) of Sarnia, Mrs. Don
Lightfoot (Lois) of Alvinston and Mrs. Harold Bankes (Joan) of London. Dear nephew of Roy
and Ivan Caley of Watford. Predeceased by one brother Wayne. Resting at the Harper Funeral
Home, Watford where funeral service will be held on Thursday 7 June at 2 p.m. with Rev.
Aylmer Smith officiating. Interment in Watford Cemetery. Visitation starting Wednesday
evening 7-9. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Fund or charity of your choice would be
Added Note: Serving as pallbearers were Mike Acton, Bob MacLachlan, Ralph Kersey, John Saunders, Jerry Wilcox and Stewart Cran. Flowerbearers included, Terry, Dan and Tim Dolbear, Barry Wilson, Rick Lightfoot and Jeff Bankes.
WATFORD GUIDE ADVOCATE AUGUST 1994
ROBERT JAMES CALEY JR
16 September 1972-1 August 1994
Robert James Caley Jr., at the age of 21 years, was killed suddenly as the result of a truck/train collision in Warwick Township. Jamie was the beloved son of Connie (Dolbear) Caley and the late Bob Caley who passed away June 4, 1990. The adored brother of Tammy and Bill both at home. Survived by his grandmother Mabel Caley of Watford, aunts and uncles, Greta Wilson, Lois and Don Lightfoot, Joan and Harold Bankes, Violet Caley, Don and Norma Dolbear, Louise and Walter Ross, Bruce and Norma Dolbear, Joyce and Doug Young, Carol and Jack Oliver, and many cousins. Predeceased by his uncle, Wayne Caley (1977), grandfather, Jack Caley (1983), great-grandmother, Annie Osborne (1988), grandparents, Ernie and Lillian (Kerr) Dolbear (1988- 1989), uncle, Alec Wilson (1992), and co-deceased with his best friend John Hart. The funeral service was held on Friday, August 5th, at 10:30 a.m. from the Harper Funeral Home, Watford with Rev. Alymer Smith of Watford United Church officiating, Mike Acton giving the eulogy, and Dianne Rops reading a verse. Music was provided by Chris Lambert on piano, John Straatman on guitar and John Thuss playing the harmonica. Serving as pallbearers were Chris Cran, Warren Faulds, Troy Fitzipatrick, Greg Mansfield, Steve Nieuwen- huizen, and Ted Rops. Flowerbearers included Sam Cameron, Dan Dolbear, Dan Duncan, Jason Jones, Dan Lightfoot and Brent Sisson. Interment followed in Watford Cemetery. Jamie was an employee of Acton's Service Centre for nine years, the Watford Pumping Station Operator for the Ministry of Environment for the past 4 years and an energetic, entertaining team player for the Watford Divers two-pitch team. As a very popular young man in the community, he will be sadly missed but never forgotten by all who knew him. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
SARNIA OBSERVER AUGUST 1994
Two Watford residents were killed Monday when their pick-up truck collided with a Via passenger train in Warwick Township. Robert Caley, 21, of 588 Erie St., and Robert Hart, 23, of 418 St. Clair St., were northbound on the 6th sideroad shortly before 6 p.m. when the collision occurred, provincial police said. Both men were pronounced dead at the scene. The eastbound train was travelling at speeds approaching 130 kilometres per hour (80 miles per hour) on a section of flat, straight track at the time, police said. The truck was demolished, the locomotive sustained minor damage to its front end. The crossing is level and marked, but does not have flashing lights or gates.
WATFORD GUIDE ADVOCATE 1 DECEMBER 1966
JOSEPH HIGGINS CALEY
Joseph Higgins Caley passed away suddenly on Tuesday at noon 29 November 1966 in his 83rd year. Born in Huron Township, he had spent most of his lifetime in the Watford area. Mr. Caley was the son of the late Patrick William Caley and Elizabeth Kirk and is survived by a sister, Mrs. Maude Davis who resides at the Parker Nursing Home here. A niece Mrs. Roy Hollingsworth (Pearl) and three nephews, Ivan, Jack and Roy Caley, all live in the village. Funeral will be held from the Harper Funeral Home today (Thursday) at 2 p.m. with burial in Watford Cemetery.
WATFORD GUIDE ADVOCATE APRIL 1964
NELSON JOHN EARL CHAMBERS
Nelson John Earl Chambers, former resident of Watford and for several years in Windsor, passed away suddenly in Hotel Dieu Hospital, Windsor on Sunday 29 March. Surviving are his wife formerly Mary Jane Patterson, formerly of Kerrwood, one daughter Mrs. William T. Wilkinson (Frances Mary) of Windsor, one son James Earl at home, two grandchildren also two sisters Mrs. M. Learn (Mona) of Forest and Mrs. Elmer Goodhand (Kathleen) of Watford. Rested at Morris Funeral Home, Windsor, where service was conducted this Wednesday afternoon by Canon B.A. Silcox. Graveside service and interment was at St. James Church Cemetery, Brooke at 3 p.m. for the convenience of Watford and Kerrwood area friends.
PETROLIA TOPIC 8 JANUARY 1942
S.B. Chambers died at his home in Watford after a short illness aged 67 years. A son of the late Thomas and Margaret Chambers, he was born in Adelaide and 36 years ago he moved to Kingscourt until 1929 when he retired in Watford. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, Mrs. William Lawrence and Mrs. Murray Manders of Watford; and two sisters Mrs. Essie Swanton of Highgate and Mrs. Hilda Kerton of Kerrwood.
CHARLES NEIL CALLUM
Charlie Neil, age 87 at his residence on Saturday, October 9, 1993 of R.R. # 1 Corunna. Beloved son of the late Fred and Martha (Holleran) Callum. Dear brother of Reta Rummerfleld and her husband Ewart, Wilbert and his wife Marion, Teddie and his wife Stella, all of Sarnia; Florence Quinn, Corunna; Velma and Earl Callum, both of R.R. #1 Corunna; and Olive Mercer and her husband George, Toronto. Predeceased by sister Bessie (Mrs. Harvey McClure). He was a re- tired employee of Union Gas Sarnia; member of St. Paul's Masonic Lodge Sarnia and Bruce Chapter of Royal Arch Masons, Petrolia. Friends are received Steadman Bros. Memorial Chapel Monday 2 - 4 and. 7 - 9 p.m. Funeral service conducted on Tuesday October 12 at 1:30 p.m. Interment Burns Cemetery. Donations to Charity of Choice would be appreciated. Lodge Memorial Service Monday at 7 p.m.
At the Sarnia General Hospital on Saturday afternoon 9 February 1980, A. Trevor Cordey, 82 years, husband of Doris Milsom of 151 S. Russell Street. Father of Mrs. Jack (Van) Taylor, Mrs. Robert (Gwynn) Oliver and Mrs. Warren (Joan) Houle all of Sarnia, 10 grandchildren, 1 great grandson, brother of Ivor in Wales. Predeceased by a sister and 3 brothers. Funeral services will be held from the D.J. Robb Funeral Home on Tuesday 12 February at 1 p.m. followed by cremation. Expressions of sympathy may be made through the Diabetic Society or the Arthric Society. St. Paul's Lodge 601 A.F. and A.M. will conduct a memorial service Monday evening at 7 p.m. Visitation Monday afternoon and evening.
In Sarnia General Hospital on Wednesday 17 January 1968, Ivan C. Cox, aged 61 years, of Park Street Inwood. Beloved husband of Laura-Maria Veryser and dear father of Bernard of Toronto and dear brother of Everest of Rutherford. Resting at the J.N. Black Funeral Home, Alvinston where funeral service will be held on Friday 19 January at 4.p.m. Interment in the Alvinston Cemetery. Rev Ward of Glencoe will officiate.
The sympathy of the community is extended to the family and friends of the late Douglas Cox of Mississauga who passed away in the Mississauga Hospital on Saturday 6 April 1996. Douglas was the son of Clayton and Marjorie Cox, former Alvinston residents. The funeral was held in the Smith Funeral Home, Sarnia with interment in the Alvinston Cemetery.
LONDON FREE PRESS JUNE 1966
MARGARET (McCALLUM) CLEMENTS
In Sarnia General Hospital on Sunday 12 June 1966, Margaret McCallum, beloved wife of the late Thomas Clements of Victoria St., Glencoe. Formerly of Brooke Township south of Inwood. Dear mother of Mrs. Leland Pavey (Irene) of Alvinston, Mrs. William Preece (Bernice) of Sarnia, Mrs. Howard Hodgson (Phyllis) of Brooke Twp., Mrs Fred Holol (Betty) of Sarnia, Clyde of Sarnia and Lloyd of Stratford. Dear sister of Mrs. Russell Johnston (Bessie), Brooke Twp., James McCallum, Alvinston and John McCallum of Parkhill. Also survived by 20 grandchildren and 15 Great grandchildren. Resting at the J. N. Black Funeral Home, Alvinston where funeral service will be held on Tuesday 14 June at 2 p.m. Interment Alvinston Cemetery. (Note: Margaret 1896-1966 Thomas 1894-1965).
THOMAS E. CLEMENTS
Thomas E. Clements of Brooke Township, age 38 years. Survived by his wife the former Lorene Cook of Indwood, parents Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Clements, RR1 Inwood; son Donald, daughter Colene at home. brothers Clyde, Sarnia, Floyd, Toronto, sisters Mrs. William Preece, Mrs. Leland Pavey, Mrs. Phyllis Weed, Alvinston. Service 2 p.m. today, Black funeral home, Alvinston. Interment Alvinston Cemetery. (Thomas 1920-1958).
SARNIA OBSERVER APRIL 1994
MILDRED (ROBERTS) CLEMENTSFuneral for Mildred (Roberts) Clements, 91, of Sarnia, was held April 14 in the chapel of the D.J. Robb Funeral Home, with Rev. Gwyn Tucker of Parker Street United Church officiating. Burial was in Lakeview Cemetery. Pallbearers were Wayne, Dan, William and Steve Clements, Al Armitage and Casey Best. Mrs. Clements, who died April 11 at Sarnia General Hospital, was a lifelong Sarnia resident and member of Parker Street United Church. She is survived by her sons, Wilfred Ray Clements and his wife Nellie of Sarnia and Lyle Herbert Clements and his wife Doris of Point Edward. eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson. Predeceased by her husband, John Ray Clements; daughter, Mary Ilene Trigger; granddaughter, Doreen Trigger; brothers, Albert, Harry and Bill; and sister, Clara Cook.
SARNIA OBSERVER DECEMBER 1996
PEARL (McLEAN) CHAPMANPeacefully, surrounded by her family at Lambton Meadowview Villa, Petrolia, on Friday, December 27, 1996, age 92 years, formerly of Inwood and Rutherford. Beloved wife of the late Wilfred Chapman (1987). Dear mother of Mildred and Les Clifford of Petrolia, Shirley and Ronald Lennan of Mooretown, Edward and Anne Chapman of Dresden and the late Marjorie Morrison (1991). Dear sister of Alex McLean of Watford, John MeLean of Strathroy, Ron McLean of Alvinston, Mildred (Mrs. Robert Orlow) of Detroit, Edna McNeil of London and the late Melvin, Martin, Peter, Mary Campbell, Margaret McCallum, Flora McCallum and Christine Causley. Also survived by 8 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Visitors will be received on Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m., and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Needham-Jay Funeral Home, Petrolia where the funeral service will be held on Monday at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Blair Corcoran officiating. Interment in Alvinston Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the C.E.E. Hospital Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society.
VERA HAZEL CHAPMAN
At the C.E.E. Hospital, Petrolia on Sunday 9 January 1972, Mrs. Vera Hazel Chapman of Main St. Inwood. Beloved wife of Alfred Roy Chapman. Dear mother of William of Woodstock. Dear sister of Mrs. Pearl Oke, Leamington also survived by three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Resting at the Black Funeral Home, Alvinston where funeral services will be held on Wednesday 12 January at 2 p.m. Interment in Alvinston Cemetery. Eastern Star Service in the funeral home Tuesday evening at 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations to the Building Fund of the C.E.E. Hospital, Petrolia would be appreciated.
FLOYD WILBERT COPELAND
Funeral and committal service for Floyd Wilbert Copeland were held in the chapel of the D.J. Robb Funeral Home with Rev. Lloyd Smith of London Road West United Church officiating. Burial was at Lakeview Cemetery. Mr. Copeland who died 2 November 1995 at St. Joseph's Health Centre. He is survived by his wife Mary Ellen (Orr) Copeland, daughters, Carol McAnally, Lori Robichaud and Mary Leigh St.Onge all of Sarnia, son Douglas Floyd Copeland of Corunna, eight grandchildren and by many brothers and sisters.
LONDON FREE PRESS JANUARY 1969
At C.E.E. Hospital on Sunday 26 January 1969, age 71 years of Main St., Petrolia. Husband of the late Rhea (Churchill), father of Mrs. Robert Brand (Ruth) of Petrolia and the late Walter. Two grancdhildren and two great grandchildren also survive. Funeral service at William Jay Funeral Home, Petrolia Wednesday at 3;30 p.m. Interment Hillsdale Cemetery, Petrolia.
SARNIA OBSERVER 19 FEBRUARY 1932
The death occurred in the Sarnia General Hospital today on James Copeland, age 62 years and 11 months, husband of Elizabeth Copeland. The deceased who had been ill for a month was employed in the Canadian National Roundhouse. He is survived by his wife and three sons. Willard Copeland of Detroit, Morrison Copeland of Montreal and William Copeland at home. The funeral will be held under the auspices of Tuscan Lodge No. 437 A.F. and A.M. from the family residence 140 South Savoy Street on Monday afternoon at 2 p.m. to St. Paul's United Church where a public service will be held at 2.30 p.m. Interment will be at Lakeview Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are being completed by Robb's funeral home.
SARNIA OBSERVER 30 APRIL 1929
JAMES A COPELAND
James A. Copeland, age 77 years, a well known resident of the city dropped dead at 2.15 o'clock this afternoon in front of the premises of James Lucas, near the corner of Victoria and George Streets. Mr. Copeland was proceeding north on Victoria street en route to visit Mr. Lucas in front of whose establishment he died. Dr. J.A. Bell was immediately called to the scene, but resuscitation efforts were futile. Death was attributed to heart failure. The late Mr. Copeland was for many years a well-known figure in the life of Sarnia. He was joint owner with Ald. James Barr, of the Barr-Copeland block on Front strteet. For some time he had resided with his niece, Mrs. John Copeland, south Vidal Street. A brother John Copeland predeceased him one year ago. Though Mr. Copeland had been afficted with heart trouble for some time, he left the jewelry store to his nephew Ald James C. Barr in apparantly as good health as usual about ten minutes before his death. He stopped on Victoria street to chat with an old friend Charles McArthur and continuing towards George Street he suddenly collapsed in front of the Lucas barn.
SARNIA OBSERVER JANUARY 1993
DAVID MARSHALL SCOTT
Suddenly at Sarnia General Hospital on Monday 25 January 1993, David Marshall (Dave) Scott, age 49 of Sarnia. Beloved husband of Brenda (Bayly). Father of Christina of London. Son of Viola Scott of Sarnia. Brother of Robert of Camlachie, Marilyn Scott of Mitchell, Karen Scott of Sarnia and Irene and her husband Richard Bayly of Sarnia. Predeceased by his father Jim. Dave was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles No.4056. A private family service will be held. As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish, may send memorial donations to the charity of their choice. Arrangements by McKenzie and Blundy Funeral Directors. A tree will be planted in memory of David Scott in the McKenzie and Blundy Memorial Forest. Wawanosh Wetlands Conservation area. Dedication service Sunday 19 September 1993 at 2 p.m.
LONDON FREE PRESS AUGUST 1968
DORIS (PALMERSTON) SCOTT
At C.E.E. Hospital, Petrolia on Saturday 17 August 1968, Mrs. Doris (Palmerston) Scott, age 50 years, of Walnut St., Petrolia. Beloved wife of Gordon Scott, dear mother of Charles, Marybelle, Larry and Lynda all at home. Dear daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Morley Palmerston, of Port Rowan. Funeral service at William Jay Funeral Home, Petrolia Tuesday at 2 p.m. Interment Hillsdale Cemetery, Petrolia.
SARNIA OBSERVER JUNE 1993
WALTER FRANKLIN SCOTTPeacefully at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Sunday, June 13, 1993, Walter Franklin Scott of Arkona; in his 85th year; retired Reeve of Arkona. Beloved husband of Elsie (Bell) Scott and dear father of Eleanor and Dennis of Thedford and Peter and Sharlene of Corunna. Loving grandfather of Michael and Sheri of Fergus and James of Corunna. Dear brother of Roy of Tavistock. Predeceased by two brothers Steve and Carl and two sisters Dorothy and Mary. Resting at the Gilpin Funeral Home, Thedford for service in the chapel on Tuesday, June 15 at 1:30 PM. Rev. Edgar Healey of St. Paul's Anglican Church officiating. Cremation with interment Arkona Cemetery. Visitation Monday 2-4 and 7-9. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations to Heart & Stroke gratefully appreciated.
LONDON FREE PRESS NOVEMBER 1968
IDA (MITCHELL) SCOTT
Suddenly at her residence, King Street, Strathroy, on Saturday 9 November 1968, Ida (Mitchell) Scott, aged 66 years, beloved wife of the late Allan George Scott and dear mother of Mrs. Robert Dixon (Bernice) of St. Thomas, Mrs. Norman Greenwood (Betty) of Strathroy, sister of Angus Mitchell of Strathroy, Mrs. Allan Schmalfuss (Margaret) of Detroit and Mrs. Agnes Griffin on London. Also survived by six grandchildren. Resting at the Denning Bros., Funeral Home, Strathroy where funeral service will be held on Tuesday 12 November at 2 p.m. A Lady Howard Rebekah Lodge Memorial service will be held at the funeral home, Monday evening at 8 p.m. Interment in Strathroy Cemetery.
WATFORD GUIDE ADVOCATE 16 FEBRUARY 1923
One of the oldest residends of Watford passed away on Monday in the person of Hannah Scott, wife of the late John Bodaly, who died at her residence on Front Street in her 95 year. Mrs. Bodaly was born in Longtown, England on 23 December 1928. She was married in 1854 and came with him to Canada that same year, where they settled in Warwick township. Forty years ago they moved into this village where Mr. Bodaly was a Public School Teacher.
PETROLIA TOPIC 22 FEBRUARY 1923
HANNAH (SCOTT) BODALY
There passed away at her home in Watford on 12 February 1923, Hannah Scott, aged 95 years, relic of the late John Bodaly. Born in Longtown, England, she was married to her late husband in Carlisle in 1854 and emigrated to Canada the same year, settling in Warwick Township where they lived until coming to Watford about 40 years ago where she has since resided. She was the mother of 8 children, 6 of whom survive. William and John of B.C., George, Alice and Elizabeth at home and Mrs. A.E. Doan of Thedford. The funeral service was held at her late residence and was conducted by Mr. D. McGeschy of Sarnia. She was laid to rest beside her husband in the Watford Cemetery.
SARNIA OBSERVER JANUARY 1998
At the Sarnia General Hospital on Saturday 24 January 1998, Stanley Scott of RR5 Forest (Hillcrest Heights) in his 81st year. Mr. Scott was a former employee of Dow Chemical then in later years was a teacher and principal in both the elementary and secondary schools in Forest for the Lambton County Board of Education. Mr. Scott was an RCAF Veteran serving in Europe during World War II. Dear brother of Barbara Brennab, Lou and Jack Wicks and Myrtle and Wildred Salter all of Sarnia and the late Beryl Sutherland and Richard Scott. Much loved uncle to several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. A private funeral service has been held at the Needham-Jay Funeral Home, Petrolia, followed by cremation. As expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 176 Poppy Fund the Oil Museum of Canada, Oil Springs or the charity of your choice.
WATFORD GUIDE ADVOCATE NOVEMBER 1984
Suddenly in Charlotte Englehart Hospital, Petrolia, on Tuesday, November 27, 1984, JOHN SEARSON, age 74 years of 569 St. Claire Street, Watford, and formerly of Brooke Twp. Beloved husband of Leah (Heaton) Searson. Dear father and father-in-law of Betty and Bill Anderson, Oi1 Springs, Joan and Bill Roberts, Dresden, Anne and Reverend Ron Walker, Florence, Mary Ethel and Ken Douglas, Brooke Twp., and Roy and Debra Searson, Brooke Twp. Loved grandfather of Janet and David Whitehead, Bill and John Roberts, Jim and Doug Walker, Laura and Les Douglas, Robert, David, and Richard Searson. Great grandfather of Katie and Brian Whitehead. Also survived by his mother Mrs. Mary Jane Searson, Sarnia, brothers William of Ayr, Robert, Strathroy, sisters Mrs. Marianne Ross, Willowdale, and Mrs. June Barfley of Haze Park, Michigan. Predeceased by 2 sons and 1 daughter, his father James and 1 brother George. Resting at the Harper Funeral Home, Watford, where funeral service will be held on Friday, November 30 at 2 PM. Interment in St. James Cemetery, Brooke Twp. Visitation starting Wednesday evening 7-9. Donations appreciated to the C.E.E. Building Fund or the charity of your choice.
The funeral service was held at the Harper Funeral Home, Watford on Friday afternoon with Rev. John Holland officiating, assisted by Rev. Ron Walker of Florence Anglican Church. Soloist was Mr. Mac Woods. Serving as pallbearers were, Jack Lane, George Lane, Harry Rops, John Gilliland, Bill Tite and Cecil Maddock. Flowerbearers were his grandchildren, Janet Whitehead, Bill and John Roberts, Jim and Doug Walker, Laura and Les Douglas, David and Richard Searson.
SARNIA OBSERVER JANUARY 1997
LEAH JEANNETTE (HEATON) SEARSON
With her family at her side at C.E.E. Hospital, Petrolia on Wednsday 1 January 1997, Leah Jeannette Searson (Heaton) in her 88 year, formerly of Watford. Loving mother of Betty and Bill Anderson of Oil Springs, Joan and Bill Roberts of Dresden, Anne and Rev. Ron Walker, AyImer; Mary Ethel and Ken Douglas, Alvinston; Roy and Debra Searson, Watford. Dear grandmother of Janet and Dave Whitehead, Bill Roberts and fiancee Rebecca, John Roberts, Jim Walker and fiancee Paula, Doug Walker and fiancee Kimberly, Laura Douglas and fiance Frank, Les Douglas, Rob, Dave, and Rick Searson. Admired great- grandma of Kathryn and Brian Whitehead, and Nicole and Joshua Gauthier. Predeceased by her husband John (1984), two sons, one daughter, her parents Roy and Ethel Heaton, and brother Allen. Resting at the Harper Funeral Home, Watford where funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 4,1997, at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Peter Leonard officiating.. Interment St. James Cemetery Brooke Twp. Visitation starting Friday Jan 3 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Donations to the Ostro-Porousis Society or C.E.E. Hospital Foundation or charity of ones choice would be appreciated by the family.
PETROLIA TOPIC 20 NOVEMBER 1924
FRANCES ELIZABETH (WILSON) SEARSON
Frances Elizabeth Searson, died 7 November 1924, age 53 years, wife of Thomas Searson of Watford was fatally burned at her home in Watford Friday morning while attending to the kitchen range and succumbed at 9 o'clock of the same evening from the shock of her terrible injuries. It is not known how the accident happened as Mrs. Searson was alone at the time and when her husband came to her assistance she was wrapped in flames. Born in Delhi, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Wilson of St. Thomas, the deceased lived at New Sarum for many years, going to Watford with her husband some time ago. She leaves to mourn her death, besides her grief stricken husband, three brothers, William. C Wilson of Aylmer, James A. Wilson of London, John H. Wilson of Readlyn; three sisters, Mrs. Samson Tooney, of St. Thomas, Mrs. Thomas Park of Toronto, Mrs. Archibald McDonald of St. Thomas, four nieces, Mrs. Herbert Monteith, St. Thomas, Mrs. Muriel Reaume of Windsor, Miss Kathleen McDonald, St. Thomas, Miss Violet Park, Toronto. The funeral was held from the family residence 4th line Warwick on Sunday afternoon. A private service was held at the house and a public service was held in Watford Anglican Church by Rev. J. H. Hosford. Interment was made in St. James Cemetery, Brooke. The pallbearers were 6 nephews, H. Monteith, Roy Phillip, James Steadman, H. Eastabrook, William Loban and B. King. The casket was covered with many beautiful floral tributes from relatives and friends. The deceased was a member of the New Sarum Baptist Church.
WATFORD GUIDE ADVOCATE 24 NOVEMBER 1939
THOMAS JOHN SEARSON
The death of Thomas John Searson aged 66 years, occurred suddenly yesterday afternoon 24 November, following a heart attack. Mr. Searson was born in Brooke Township and moved to Watford fourteen years ago. He was twice married his first wife being Miss Frances Wilson of St. Thomas who died 15 years ago. Surviving members are his wife, formerly Eliza Morgan, 4 sisters, Mrs. Harry Eastabrooke, Kerrwood, Mrs. Sarah Steadman, Watford, Mrs. William Alexander, Wanstead and Mrs. Roy Phillips of Warwick, 2 brothers, Richard of Strathroy and James of Watford. Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2.30 in Watford Anglican Church. Rev. J.H. Hosford will be in charge with interment in St. James Cemetery, Brooke Township.
WATFORD GUIDE ADVOCATE 26 OCTOBER 1957
EVELYN (CLOTHIER) SEARSON
Funeral service was held for Mrs. Evelyn Searson formerly of Brooke Township and widow of the late Richard Searson who died in Strathroy General Hospital. She was aged 75 years. Rev. E.C. Ward of Glencoe assisted by the Rev. J.E. Waltho of the First Baptist Church Strathroy officiated. Born in Brooke Township she was the daughter of the late Alfred Clotheir and Mary Campbell. She farmed in Brooke Township before moving to Strathroy.
SARNIA OBSERVER FEBRUARY 1985
MARY JANE (McCABE) SEARSON
At St. Joseph's Hospital Sarnia Ontario on February 6, 1985, MARY JANE ,(McCabe) SEARSON, age 93, of 643 Temple Street Sarnia, formerly of Watford. She was a member of Canon Davis Anglican Church, a lifetime member of the YW, Y.M.C.A., member of Pensioners Concerns, and Brooke Womens Institute. Dear mother of William J. of Ayr, Robert A. of Strathroy, Marianne Ross of Willowdale and June Cook of Hazle Park Michigan. Also survived by her sister Mrs. Florjence Tile of East Detroit, 29 grandchildren, 49 great- grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband William James (1954) sons John and George, brothers Alex and Robert, McCabe and sisters Ella Maddock, and Elizabeth McNalty. Funeral and committal service will be held from the Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Road (Hwy 7) Sarnia, on Saturday February 9,.a t 3 p.m. with Canon W.A. Jones officiating. Friends will be received at the Funeral Home Thursday evening and Friday afternoon and evening. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph's Palliative Care Service or the Charily of your choice, would be ap appreciated.
SARNIA OBSERVER APRIL 1945
Alvinston, 26 April 1945: John Chalk, a well-known contractor here for many years who built many buildings and halls throughout Western Ontario, died yesterday at his home here at the age of 80 years. He had been in poor health for more than a year. Born in Warwick township Mr. Chalk spent most of his life at Alvinston. He was a member of the Baptist Churh. Members of the surviving include his widow, a daughter, Mrs. Mildred Carlson at home and two sons, Harry in Toronto and Elmore of Corunna. The funeral will be held from the family residence on Friday afternoon at 2.30 o'clock with interment at Alvinston Cemetery.
SARNIA OBSERVER NOVEMBER 1951
JOSEPHINE (BAKER) CHALK
Died at her late residence in Alvinston on Friday 23 November 1951 Josephine Baker Chalk in her 83rd year. Dear mother of Harry of Toronto, Aylmer of Corunna and Mrs. Mildred Carlson at home. Funeral will be held from her residence Morrell St., Alvinston at 2 p.m. on Monday 26 November. Interment in Alvinston Cemetery.
SARNIA OBSERVER JANUARY 1967
JOHN HENRY (HARRY) CHALK
John Henry (Harry) Chalk, 59, of James Street, Petrolia, died Jan. 8, 1967 in the Charlotte Eleanor Englehart Hospital, Petrolia. Born in Brooke Township, he was husband of the former Muriel Robbins. Previous to taking up residence in Petrolia, 24 vears ago, Mr. Chalk pesided in Wyoming. He was an employee of Koehler Motors, Sarnia and was an actIve member of St. Paul's United Church, Petrolia, serving as a member of the session, at the time of his death. He was also a member of Model IOOF Lodge, Wyoming. Surviving are his widow; a son, Kenneth of Petrolia; two daughters (Betty) Greening of Camlachie and Mrs. Roy (Marilyn) Kerr of Lasalle, Quebec; a sister, Mrs. Ear1 (Vera) Butler of Petrolia. Also surviving are four grandchildren. Mr. Chalk was predeceased by a brother, James, three years ago. Funeral service will be held Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. from the William Jay Funeral Home, Petrolia. Rev. Donald Elmslie of St. Paul's United Church will officiate, and burial will be in Alvinston cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the heart fund.
SARNIA OBSERVER 10 FEBRUARY 1964
JAMES W. CHALKJame W. Chalk, 53. died Friday 7 February at his home at Lot 1. Concession 10, Brooke Township. He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. William T. Chalk. He is survived by a brother Harry of Petrolia, and a sister Mrs. Earl (Vera) Butler of Concession 12 Enniskillen Township: three nieces, one nephew and one grand-nephew. Funeral service will be held at William Jay Funeral Home, Tuesday at 2 p.m.. Burial will be in Alvinston Cemetery.
WATFORD GUIDE ADVOCATE 18 MAY 1951
MARY ELIZA (RUNDLE) CHALK
Mrs. Mary Eliza Rundle Chalk, widow of the late William Chalk, 10 Concession Brooke passed away suddenly last Friday 11 May at her home in her 71st year. She was a lifelong redisent of the 10th Concession. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Earl Butler (Vera) of Enniskillen, two sons, James at home and Harry of Petrolia, two brothers Dan Rundle of Brooke and William Rundle of Petrolia also four grandchildren. Funeral service was conducted in St. Andrew's United Church, adjacent to the family home on 10th Concession on Monday afternoon by Rev. W.P. Newman of Inwood and interment was in Alvinston Cemetery. Pallbearers were Sawyer O'Hara, William Fraser, William Swan, Dan McLean, Harvey Melton and John Griffith.
WATFORD GUIDE ADVOCATE JANUARY 1986
WILLIAM GEORGE CARROLL
William George (Shorty) Carroll passed away in Strathmere Lodge, Strathroy on Monday 30 December 1985 in his 67th year. He was the dear father of Mrs. Glenn McQueen (Judy) and Mrs. Ron Brown (Sharon) of RR2 Ilderton, Mrs. Jeff Rodgers (Elizabeth) of Sarnia, Mrs. Janey Clayton Morgan (Janet) of RR2 Kerwood and Thomas of Strathroy. Also survived by sixteen grandchildren and two sisters, Mrs. Mac MacLachlan (Anna) of Watford and Mrs. Jim Morgan (Peg) of Sarnia. Predeceased by three brothers, Thomas, Reginald and Clayton and a sister Mabel Bedford. The funeral service was held at the Denning Brothers Funeral Home Strathroy on Thursday afternoon with Rev. Charles Sedd officiating. Interment in Poplar Hill Cemetery.
WATFORD GUIDE ADVOCATE JUNE 1978
EULALIA MARY (MANICOM) CARROLL
Eulalia Mary (Manicom) Carroll of RR3 Kerwood, passed away suddenly at her residence on 25 June 1978 in her 83rd year. She was the wife of the late John Carroll and sister of Mrs. Clare Waltham (Mabel) and Mrs. Ross Waltham (Gwen) of RR3 Kerwood. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by one brother and two sisters. The funeral service was held on Tuesday 27th June at the Denning Brothers Funeral Home, Strathroy with interment in Strathroy Cemetery.
WATFORD GUIDE ADVOCATE SEPTEMBER 1980
ALVA MAE (CARROLL) DOLAN
Alva Mae (Carroll) Dolan of Watford passed away at Strathroy Hospital on Saturday 27 September 1980 after a lengthy illness. She is survived by her husband Howard Dolan, two sons, Wayne and Clare and two grandchildren, Terry and Todd all of Watford. She was the daughter of the late Edward and Mary Carroll. The funeral service was held at Trinity Anglican Church on Tuesday with interment in Watford Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were; Bill Trenouth, Roy Sutherland, Fred Cox, Gord Hind, Ken Kennedy and Joe Hands.
LONDON FREE PRESS JANUARY 1969
At the Villa Nursing Home on Thursday 26 December 1968, Florence Carroll, formerly of 319 Boler Road in her 88th year. Daughter of the late Robert and Ann Carroll, dear sister of Clara of London, predeceased by a brother Edward John (1958?), a sister Nina Catherine (1966). Resting in the George E. Logan and sons Funeral Home until 12 Noon Saturday, thence to St. Anne's Anglican Church, Byron, for service at 3 p.m. Interment in Watford Cemetery. Casket will remain open in the Church until time of service.
SARNIA OBSERVER 11 NOVEMBER 1954
ROBERT ARTHUR CARROLL
Robert Arthur Carroll of 391 Maxwell Street died at St. Joseph's Hospital Wednesday 10 November 1954 following many years of illness. He was 51 years of age. Mr. Carroll was born in Sarnia and lived all his life here. He was the son of the late Robert and Serena Carroll. He is survived by one brother William Carroll of Sarnia and one sister Mrs. Harold Marks of Sarnia. Prayers will be offered at the funeral home Friday evening at 8;00 o'clock. The funeral service will be conducted from the Stewart Funeral Home Saturday at 8;45 a.m. thence to Our Lady of Mercy Church for requiem high mass at 9 a.m. Burial will be in our Lady of Mercy Cemetery.
LONDON FREE PRESS MARCH 1960
Chester Carroll at Strathroy Hospital on Wednesday 23 March 1960, beloved husband of Dorothy Westgate, brother of Mrs. Forrest (Rhena) Hodge of Fort Pearce, Florida and William Carroll of Adelaide in his 53rd year. Resting at Denning Brothers Funeral Home, Strathroy, where service will be held on Saturday 26 March at 2 p.m. Interment will be in Strathroy Cemetery.
LONDON FREE PRESS JUNE 1965
In Brooke Township on Thursday 3 June 1965 Eli Carroll a resident of Lot 23 Con 7 Euphemia Township on Highway 70. Beloved husband of Mary Jane Armstrong and dear father of Mrs. Howard Dolan (Mae) of Watford and dear brother of Mrs. George Hands (Eva) of Petrolia. Also survived by two grandchildren and one great grandchild. Resting at the J.N. Black Funeral Home, Alvinston until noon on Saturday, 5 June 1965, thence to St. John's Anglican Church Aughrim where service will be held at 2.00 p.m. Interment in St. John's Cemtery, Aughrim.
LONDON FREE PRESS APRIL 1959
Annie Carroll passed away at Petrolia on Saturday 4 April 1959, widow of Joseph A. Carroll of 306 St. Clair Ave., Point Edward and formerly of Wallaceburg aged 79 years. Resting at the D.J. Robb Funeral Home, from where funeral will be held on Wednesday 8 April at 1;00 p.m. The Rev James F. Bell of Point Edward Presbyterian Church will officiate. Interment at Riverview Cemetery, Wallaceburg. Friends received at the Funeral home from 2-4 and 7-9;30 p.m.
SARNIA OBSERVER JULY 1994
ESTELLA CLARA (GORDON) CARROLLAt St. Joseph's Health Centre on Friday, July 22, 1994, ESTELLA CLARA (GORDON) CARROLL, age 81, of 233 Durand Street, wife of the late William George Carroll and mother of Cheryl Nero of Welland, Georgia Maureen Capes and her husband Ken of Cornwall and Penny Hamilton and her husband John of Sarnia. Also survived by 10 grandchildren and 5 great- grandchildren. Predeceased by a brother Raymond Gordon. Mrs. Carroll was born at Mount Brydges and had resided in Sarnia most of her life. Funeral service will be held in the Chapel of the D. J. Robb, Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 26th at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Ray Tucker of St. Paul's United Church officiating. Inter- ment in Duthill Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home on Monday afternoon and evening from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. Sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Charity of Choice. Funeral for Estella Clara (Gordon) Carroll, 81, of Sarnia, was held July 26 in the chapel of the D.J. Robb Funeral Home, with Rev. Ray Tucker of St. Paul's United Church officiating. Burial was at Duthill Cemetery, Sombra Township. Pallbearers were Kelly Hamilton, John Hamilton, Rob Nero, Nick Nero, William Joseph Taylor and John Benson. Mrs. Carroll, who died July 22, 1994, at St. Joseph's Health Centre, was born in Mount Brydges and had resided in Sarnia most of her life. She is survived by children, Cheryl Nero of Welland, Georgia Maureen Capes and her husband Ken of Cornwall, and Penny Hamilton and her husband John of Sarnia; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Prede- ceased by her husband, William George Carroll; and brother Raymond Gordon.
LONDON FREE PRESS OCTOBER 1967
JOHN CLIFFORD CAMPBELL
John Clifford Campbell of Lovell Street, Alvinston, who for the past 22 years owned and operated the barbershop between Stovers Restaurant and Borrowman's Hardware, passed away in Victoria Hospital London, late Monday afternoon 10 October 1967. He had been in ill health for a number of years and underwent several operations on, his legs. He always kept hoping that one day he would be back in his shop, meeting his many friends and customers. He was in his 74th year. Born in Duart, Mr. Campbell learned the barber trade during his early years but later worked for a number of years with the Street Railway at Windsor, he also drove a truck for McCall Frontenac Oil Co., St. Tomas, for six years, and moved to Dawn Township, near Florence where he lived for a few years. In 1946 he came to Alvin- ston where he finally returned to barbering. Surviving are his wife, the former Florence Turner; three sisters: Mrs. Mary Terry of London, Mrs. Lila, Campbell of St. Thomas and Mrs.. Alma Woodruff of Lambeth.. Resting at the J. N. Black Funeral Home, Alvinston, where Rev. H. L. Jost will conduct the funeral service at 2.00 p.m. on Thursday October 19. Interment will follow in the cemetery at Duart.
WATFORD GUIDE ADVOCATE SEPTEMBER 1967
ROBERT J. CAMPBELL
Suddenly as a result of a motor accident in Saginaw, Mich, on Monday 25 Sepbember 1967, Robert J. Campbell of 591 Gardendale, Ferndale, Mich in his 21st year. Dear son of Mr. and Mrs. James R. Campbell of Ferndale and dear brother of Mrs. Robet Scott (Beverly) of Detroit. Resting at the Wessels Funeral Home, Pleasant Ridge, thence to John N. Black Funeral Home, Alvinston on Thursday 28 September arriving at 10;00 a.m. with a short service at 2 p.m. Interment in Alvinston Cemetery.
WATFORD GUIDE ADVOCATE 26 MAY 1999
ELGERETTA (JONES) CAMPBELL
Elgeretta A "Dot" (Jones) Campbell of Fernadale, Michigan passed away in the William Beaumont Hospital on Friday, May 14th, 1999 in her 88th year. Predeceased by her husband James R. Campbell (1976). Dear mother of Beverly and Robert Scott of Hazel Park. Dear grandmother of Robert Scott, Heather and Larry Henley, and Holly and Brock Gutierrez, and great-grand- mother of Jodi Henley. Predeceased by her son Robert (1967). The funeral service was held on Tuesday, May 18th from Ashley-Scott Funeral Home, Hazel Park, Michigan, with Deacon David Carlson officiating. Interment in Alvinston Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to Shrine Crippled Children's Hospital, would be appreciated by the family.
PAPER UNKNOWN AUGUST 1967
SARAH M. CAMPBELL
At Delray Beach, Florida; on Thursday, August 17, 1967. Miss Sarah M. Campbell, formerly of Alvinston district, beloved daughter of the late William and Effie Campbell, age 100 years. Survived by two niecea, Mrs. Clarence Evoy, of, Strathroy, and Mrs. Sadie Norton, of Delray Beach, Florida. Also survived by several cousins. Resting at The Scobie Ireland and Potter Funeral Home. Delray Beach, Florida, until Sunday, thence to J. H. Black Funeral Home, Alvinston, arriving Sunday evening approximately 8:30 p.m. Funeral services will beheld ot Mondar, August 21, at 2 p.m. Interment in the Kilmartin Cemetery.
PAPER UNKNOWN OCTOBER 1994
JUNE (MORAN) CAMPBELL
At Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Sunday, October 9, 1994, June Campbell of RR 1 Glencoe in her 55th year. Beloved wife of Bruce Campbell. Dear mother of Denise Keating and her husband Erie of Alvinston and Dennis Campbell and his wife Jeannette of Alvinston. Loving grandmother of Rob. Erica, Krysten and Katlyn. Daughter of Della Moran of RR 1 Glencoe and the late Melvin Moran. Sister of Ed Moran and his wife Violet of London. Resting at the Denning Bros. Funeral Home, Strathroy where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 12 at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Richard Anions officiating. Interment in Ivan Cemetery. Donations to theCanadian Cancer Society or the Brain Tumor Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Funeral home visitation Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
PAPER UNKNOWN JULY 1998
DONNA (McLEAN) CAMPBELL
Suddenly in Mosa Twp. on Wednesday. July 8, 1998, Donna 1. Campbell (nee McLean) of Glencoe in her 75th year. Beloved wife of the late Lorne D. Campbell (November 1997). Dearly loved mother of Colin and Debbie Campbell. Susan I. Campbell, Raymond and Judi Campbell and Donna Marle and Mike Scott. Sadly missed by her grandchildren Michael, Colin Jr., Jeffrey Campbell. Charlene Bucke, Megan and Luke Scott. Dear sister of Howard and Ann McLean and Ann Marle Morgan. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Cremation. A graveside service was held Sunday, July 12 at 2:00 p.m at Oakland Cemetery (Longwoods Rd. - Hwy. 2), Glencoe. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Heart and Stroke Foundation or Four Counties Health Services Foundation. "Blessed be the Peacemaker." Arrangements by Arn Funeral Homes. Glencoe 287- 2831.
WATFORD GUIDE ADVOCATE JANUARY 1998
HAZEL (HANEY) CAMPBELL
Hazel (Haney) Campbell of Watford passed away in the Watford Nursing Home on Tuesday, January 13th, 1998, in her 97th year. She was the beloved wife of the late Berton Campbell (1962). Survived by one sister, Elva Moon of London, as well as several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by three sisters, Myrtle O'Neill, Pearl Campbell, and Lily Barnes, and two brothers, Roy and Lyle Haney. The funeral service was held on Friday, January 16th at 2:00 p.m. from the Harper Funeral Home, Watford, with Rev. Jim Allsop officiating. Interment in Bethel Cemetery, Warwick Township. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, or charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family.
WATFORD GUIDE ADVOCATE AUGUST 1998
LLOYD DAVID CAMPBELL
Lloyd David Campbell of Arkona, and formerly of West Williams, passed away in Sarnia General Hospital on Sunday, August 9th, 1998, in his 72nd year. He was the cherished husband of Joyce (Mackintosh) Campbell, an dear father of Sharon and Ray Brubacher of North Vancouver, David and Claudette Campbell, and Colleen and Frank Bourner, all of Windsor, Marion and Dan Abram of Brights Grove, and Darryl and Lesley Campbell of Sarnia. Doting grandpa of 11 grandchildren. Dear brother of Bruce, Macklin, Clarence, Elmer, George, Kathleen Mitchell and Lorena Sharpe. The funeral service was held from the Gilpin Funeral Chapel, Forest on Wednesday, August 12th at 11:00 a.m. Interment in Arkona Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the Gideon Society would be gratefully acknowledged.
WATFORD GUIDE ADVOCATE DECEMBER 1993
CATHERINE MARIE CAMPBELL
Catherine Marie Campbell of Vancouver and formerly of Alvinston passed away suddenly in Vancouver on December 23rd, 1993 in her 38th year. She was the beloved daughter of Jack Campbell and Marie (Heaslip) Rosborough of London, and dear sister of Dan Rosborough. Dear granddaughter of J.D. Campbell of Wardsville and the late Lavina Campbell, and Mr. and Mrs. H. Heaslip of London. Dear niece of many aunts and uncles including Barbara (Campbell) Collins of Vancouver who also passed away suddenly on December 23rd, 1993. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, January 6th at 2:00 p.m. from the Alvinston Chapel, Arn Funeral Homes, 515 River, Street, Alvinston. Interment in Alvinston Cemetery.
WATFORD GUIDE ADVOCATE DECEMBER 1996
ANGUS PETER (A.P.) CAMPBELL
Angus Peter (A.P.) Campbell, 83 years. of Petrolia died at CEE Hospital, Petrolia, on Tuesday, December 17, 1996. Born In Mosa Twp., the son of the late Angus and Katie Campbell (nee Leitch). Mr. Campbell worked for many years at Imperial Oil, retiring in 1978. He was a member of St. Paul's United Church. Mr. Campbell is survived by his children, Karen Campbell of Hamilton. Anne Tait and her husband Phil of Toronto and Murray Campbell of RR 1 Petrolia, his grandchildren Chris and Lynsey Tait and Jesse Campbell and a brother Rev. Ken Campbell and his wife Marg of Burlington. Mr. Campbell was predeceased by his wife Elsie (nee Lovell) (1986). The funeral service for the late Mr. Campbell was held at the Needham-Jay Funeral Home, Petrolia on Thursday, December 19, 1996, at 1:00 p.m., with Rev. Blalr Concoran of St. Paul's United Church officiating. Interment followed in Alvinston Cemetery. The pallbearers were: Ronald Lovell. Cliff Johnston. Carl Martin, Kevin McCallum, Glen Campbell and Robert Cuthbertson. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made in Mr. Campbell's memory to the CEE Hospital Foundation.
WATFORD GUIDE ADVOCATE JANUARY 1998
J.D. Campbell of Babcock Nursing Home, Wardsville, and formerly of Alvinston passed away in Four Counties General Hospital, Newbury on Sunday, January 25th, 1998, in his 88th year. He is survived by his son Jack Campbell of London, and one sister Olive Mahon of Kitchener. Predeceased by his wife Lavena (Routley) Campbell, daughter
Barbara Collins, granddaughter Catharine Campbell, two sisters, Irene Reid and Berniece White, and two brothers Alex and Burton Campbell. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 31st at 1:30 p.m. from the Arn Funeral Homes, Alvinston Chapel, with Rev. Jim Breen officiating. Cremation, with interment in Alvinston Cemetery.
WATFORD GUIDE ADVOCATE FEBRUARY 1993
OLGA (SACHATSKY) CAMPBELL
Olga (Sachatsky) Campbell passed away at her residence, R.R.7, Watford, on Saturday, February 6, 1993 in her 68th year. She was the beloved wife of Hugh Campbell and dear mother of Rose Mailk of Manitoba, Alice Ralph, Winnipeg and Ron Statz, Quebec. Also survived by seven grandchildren, two great grandsons, four brothers and three sisters. The funeral service will be held at the Harper Funeral Home, Watford, on Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m. with Rev. Milton Tully of Guthrile Presbyterian Church, Alvinston officiating. Interment in Alvinston Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Gord Edgar, Carl Munroe, Adolf Klein, Floyd Campbell.
WATFORD GUIDE ADVOCATE MARCH 1999
MARGARET (McALPINE) CAMPBELL
Margaret (McAlpine) Campbell of Rokeby Line, R.R. 7, Alvinston passed away in the Watford Nursing Home on Tuesday, March 16th,, 1999, in her 96th year. She was the beloved wife of the late William J. Campbell (1987), and dear mother of Florence and Roy Smith of Alvinston, and Peter and Shirley Campbell of Brooke Township. Dear grandmother of John and Brenda Smith of R.R. 1, Petrolia, and Susan and Glen Cook of Dutton. Loving great-grand- mother of Regan, Jordan, and Joel Smith, and Brandyn, Dustin, and Troy Cook. Predeceased by five sisters and five brothers. The funeral service was held n Thursday, March 18th at 1:30 p.m, from the Arn Funeral Homes, Alvinston Chapel, with Mrs. Jessie Dobbyn officiating. Interment in Alvinston Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to St. Andrew's United Church, or the Heart and Stroke Foundation, would be appreciated by the family.
WATFORD GUIDE ADVOCATE AUGUST 1998
RETA E (JOHNSON) CAMPBELL
Reta E. (Johnson) Campbell formerly of Brooke Township passed away in C.E.E. Hospital, Petrolia, on Tuesday, August 11th, 1998, in her 81 st year. Mrs. Campbell was born in Plympton Township, the daughter of the late James and Alma (Helps) Johnson, and was a member of St. Andrew's B & E Church. She was the beloved wife of the late Lloyd Campbell (1988), and dear mother of Ken and Shirley Campbell of R.R. 7, Alvinston. Dear grand- mother of Tim, Jeff and Dana. Dear sister of Bill Johnson of Ingersoll, Bertha Maw of Wyoming, Gladys Ramsay, and Mabel Steinberg, both of Sarnia, and Harold and Florence Johnson of Corunna. Predeceased by her sister Elsie Cranston (1990). The funeral service was held on Thursday, August 13th at 1:30 p.m. from the Needham-Jay Funeral Home, Petrolia, with Rev. Jim Breen officiating. Serving as pallbearers were Wayne Ramsay, Joe Alison, Maurice Maw, David Johnson, Jim Atkins, and Cliff Levitt. Interment in Arkona Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the C.E.E. Hospital Foundation or St. Andrew's B & E United Church would be gratefully acknowledged.
WATFORD GUIDE ADVOCATE APRIL 1994
At Four Counties General Hospital, Newbury on Sunday 10 April 1994, Cecil Campbell of RR1 Alvinston in his 92nd year. Beloved husband of the late Mary (McLean) (1984). Dear father of Keith and his wife Marilyn of Glencoe, Doug of Windsor and Marilyn and her jusband Jack Dolbear of RR2 Alvinston. Dear grandfather of Mark, Donna, Scott, Linda and Greg Campbell, Doug Dolbear and Suzanne and Tony Graatman. Also survived by siz great-grandchildren. Dear friend of Doris Edwards. Predeceased by three sisters. Relatives and friends were received at the Alvinston Chapel, Alvinston on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday 13 April at 1;30 p.m. Interment in Alvinston Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Guthrie Presbyterian Church or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Alvinston Masonic Lodge 323 AF and AM service Tuesday 7;00 p.m. Arrangements by Arn Funeral Home.
WATFORD GUIDE ADVOCATE MARCH 1996
Peacefully at St. Joseph's Health Centre, Sarnia on Tuesday, March 5, 1996, Douglas Campbell of Alvinston in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of Ruby (Jones) Campbell. Dear father of Ruth and Arnold McCallum of Alvinston. Mary and Dale Van Wert of Midland, Michigan and Paula and Larry Benoit of Chatham. Special stepfather of Maxine and Clair Ross of Sarnia, Ken and Elaine Blackmore of Oldcastle, Richard of London and Robert at home. Also survived by 17 grandchildren and five great- grandchildren. Predeceased by one son Paul (1957). Doug was a Funeral Director in Alvinston for over 40 years. He was retired from the Alyinston Ambulance Service, a retired fire chief of Alvinston. Elder in Guthrie Presbyterian Church. served on the Alvinston Public Utilities Commissioner and very active in the Alvinston Rotary. Relatives and friends were received at the Alvinston Chapel, 3232 River St., Alvinston on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service was held Friday, March 8 at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Douglas Lennox and Elder Ivan Perritt officiating. Interment in Alvinston Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements by Arn Funeral Homes 287-2831.
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