Swift – Charles Alan “Swifty”

Swift, Charles Alan “Swifty” of Dunnville,Ontario at the age of 60 passed away peacefully on July 21,2018 leaving behind his two daughters, Sonya Streahorn and Crystal Swift and loving companion Renee Clayton. Dear brother of Sharon Burbank (Rick), Dave Swift (Deanna), Russell Swift, Wayne Swift (Pam), Darlene Cox (Dave), Keven Swift (Jackie), Kathy Collett (Jim). Cremation has taken place.  There will be a Celebration of Life held at the Community Lifespan Centre (275 Ramsey Drive, Dunnville) on Sunday, September 9th from 1:00 to 3:00pm.We will always carry your memory in our hearts.   SOUTH COAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION ALTERNATIVES, 71 Norfolk St., N, Simcoe in care of arrangements.  www.southcoastfuneralservice.com

 

SMITH – George Eugene (Gene)

SMITH – George Eugene (Gene): Passed away peacefully on Friday July 20, 2018 after 84 years of living, loving, working, fishing and hunting.  Son of the Late Orley and Grace Smith.  Beloved husband of Jackie (Gareau), Loving father of Lori Ryan (Scott), Kathy Kingsley (Tracy), Scott Brown (Dale), Christine Mathews (Joe) and Raymond Brown.  He was an incredible Papa and “BIG” Papa to his many grandchildren.  Gene will be fondly remembered by his many siblings and their spouses, nieces and nephews.  Friends were plentiful, always eager to hear one of his tales.  Gene never truly retired and spent many years working alongside his best friend and neighbour Stan Szatrowski keeping a watchful eye over the pumpkin patch from those dreaded deer.  Gene will be missed by many many people.  In keeping with Gene’s wishing cremation has taken place.  There will be a private interment of his cremains.  South Coast Funeral & Cremation Alternatives in care of arrangements.  Those wishing to make a donation in Gene’s memory are asked to consider a charity of one’s choice. www.southcoastfuneralservice.com

ROGERS – Frederick Gary

ROGERS – Frederick Gary:  September 25, 1932 – July 19, 2019.  Peacefully at Anson Place Care Centre, Hagersville.  Dear Husband of Susan.  Beloved son of the Late William and Nellie Rogers.  Brother of Harold (Late Marlene) Rogers and the Late Charles and Geraldine Rogers, Late Edward and Eileen Reading, Late Gilbert and Joyce Barber.  Father of Mark.  Fred was a Transport Driver in Hamilton for 40 years with Husband Transport and Route Canada.  Enjoyed hunting with work mates and annual fishing trips to Algonquin Park with nephews Fred and David Reading.  Special thanks to niece Marilyn Scott and husband Rick for their kindness during Fred’s very long illness and also the wonderful and caring staff at Anson Place.  Cremation has taken place. SOUTH COAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION ALTERNATIVES, 71 Norfolk St. N., Simcoe in care of arrangements.  www.southcoastfuneralservice.com

“Sweet Dreams”.

DONALD – Irvine John

DONALD – Irvine John:  The family announces that Irv had “death by chocolate” after battling many years of illness.  Irvine passed at his home in his bed while surrounded by his loving wife and three children at age sixty-three.  Beloved husband of Denise, loving father of David, Laryssa, and J.J., father in law of Devin Cinarlili and dear brother of Allan and Steve.  Irvine will be missed by his many extended family and friends.  Irv was known for his sense of humour, his generosity, and his love for chocolate.  Friends are invited to join the family at the Harbour Museum Park in Port Dover Ontario on Friday, July 20th, 2018 at 7p.m.  South Coast Funeral and Cremation Alternatives in care of arrangements.  Those wishing to make a donation in Irv’s memory are asked to consider the Diabetic Association.  www.southcoastfuneralservice.com

 

Swarts: Gerald Charles

SWARTS, Gerald Charles (October 3, 1939 – June 30, 2018). Gerry passed peacefully at home on June 30, 2018, surrounded by his loving family after a hard fought battle with cancer. Survived by his beloved wife of 58 years Carol (Hawke) and his two sons Shawn (Samantha Norval) and Chris (Tina Tilbury) and the late Shannon (Doug Graham); the loving Poppa of Zachary, Chase, Haven, Marley, Isaijah, Logan and the late Lucas. Also survived by brothers Keith (Donna), Glen (Paulie), Brian, Ron (Cathy), and sister Marilyn (Cooper). Gerry was born in 1939 and raised on a farm near Nanticoke. Always hard working, he managed two plants building trailers, then went to the American Can, then Ontario Hydro, and finally at the lift bridge in Port Dover. An avid sportsman, he was known for his years of refereeing hockey and umpiring baseball. He was an original member of the Port Dover Oldtimers’ Hockey Team and played for them for many years. His biggest passion was for the game of golf which he played whenever possible, including making his own clubs! Throughout his life his focus was always on his family, always there to help with any job or repair and always at the sports games of his children and grandchildren. His happy smile and cheerful nature will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Gerry’s Life will occur on August 7, 2018 at the Port Dover Community Centre, 801 St George Street from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Port Dover Minor Hockey or Port Dover Minor Baseball. SOUTH COAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION ALTERNATIVES, 71 Norfolk St., N, Simcoe in care of arrangements.  www.southcoastfuneralservice.com

FULLER: Sandra Rose

FULLER – Sandra Rose:  Passed away at home on Friday, June 29, 2018 after a battle with ALS in her 74th year.  Daughter of the Late Albert and Louise Schweyer.  Much beloved wife for 50 years of William (Bill) Fuller.  Dear sister of Linda Link and her husband Ken, Doug Schweyer and his wife Sandy and Wayne Schweyer. Also surviving are her sisters-in-law Carol Brooks and her husband Mel, Pat Miskelly and her husband Doug, Carol Sumner and her husband Bob, numerous nieces and nephews and her many friends.  She was predeceased by her in-laws John and Helen Fuller, sister Norma Cahill (Jim), brothers Clifford and Lyle Schweyer.  Sandra was a member of the Legion Auxiliary of The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 142 Dunnville.  Cremation has taken place.  A Celebration of Sandra’s Life will be held at a later date.  SOUTH COAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION ALTERNATIVES, 71 Norfolk ST. N., Simcoe in care of arrangements.  Those wishing to make a donation in Sandra’s memory are asked to consider The ALS Association.  www.southcoastfuneralservice.com

LEWKO – Donald (Don) George

LEWKO – Donald (Don) George:  Passed away peacefully and surrounded by love on Friday, June 15, 2018.  He was the loving husband of Barbara (Patterson).  Together they shared 47 years of marriage and love together.  Loving father of Sonia Lewko.  Cherished grandfather of Abbie and Kara Gibbons.  Also surviving is his brother John Lewko (Anne) and many nieces and nephews.  Don was predeceased by his son Daniel (Dan), parents Sophia and Dan Lewko, sister Jeanette Oucharek and her husband Emil, father and mother-in-law Robert and Allison Patterson, sister-in-law Karen Patterson, brothers-in-law Robert, Allan and Rae Patterson.  A Celebration of Don’s Life will be held on Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 2 – 5 p.m. at THE ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION, Branch #63, Collingwood.  Those wishing to make a donation in Don’s memory are asked to consider Community Living Acess/Fusion 4 Inclusion.  SOUTH COAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION ALTERNATIVES, 71 Norfolk St. N., Simcoe in care of arrangements.  www.southcoastfuneralservice.com

Begley – Iva “Marie”

Marie Begley is pre-deceased by her son, John Williams, and is survived by her 4 children, daughter Gail Simpson and husband Rodney, daughter Sandy Weisgerber and husband Al, son Ron Williams and wife Leslie McIntosh, daughter Sharon Williams and husband Keith Murphy, her 10 grandchildren, Mark Simpson and wife Tammy Simpson, Dan Williams, Natalie Murphy, Matt Williams and wife Jennifer Williams, Marianne Williams and husband Wade Dutchman, Tanya Simpson, Lisa Weisgerber, Kelly Murphy, Kylee Williams and Makenna Williams, as well as her 11 great-grandchildren, Jessica Simpson, Kyle Simpson, Keegan Darte, Conor Darte, Greyson Williams, Liam Darte, Marshall Williams, Jack Bowerman, Elijah Williams, Micah Dutchman and Jacob Dutchman.

Services will be held on:

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 11 a.m.

Baldock Funeral Home

96 Norfolk St North, Simcoe

Ontario.   N3Y 3N7

 

 

Gruba: Peter Thomas

Gruba – Peter Thomas – Passed away on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at the age of 63.  Beloved husband of 45 years to Betty Gruba.  Loving father to Jason (Chantelle), Derek (Stephanie) ad Katrina (Mero).  Proud Papa to Sage, Harlow, Konrad, Reiner, Elsie, Ariel and Ella.  Cremation has taken place.  A private interment will be held at a later date. SOUTH COAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION ALTERNATIVE INC. in care of arrangements. 71 Norfolk St North, Simcoe. www.southcoastfuneralservice.com

Atkinson: Brenda Ann

Atkinson – Brenda Ann (nee Young & Church). Brenda, in her 64th year, passed away at home after an extended illness. Brenda was predeceased by both of her father’s Melvin Young and William (Ross) Church.  She is survived by her husband Brian, the love of her life.  She is also survived by her mother Joan Church (nee Fralick), brother Chuck (Cindy) Church, sister Pamela (Martin) Paddock. Survived by her children Nicole Napper, William (Selena) Napper, Crystal (Christopher) Chapman, Brian Atkinson Jr. and her grandchildren Colten, Rindy, Alxis, Macarthur, Raedan, Dane and Jordyn.  At Brenda’s request cremation has taken place and the family will have a private gathering at a later date. SOUTH COAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION ALTERNATIVES, 71 Norfolk St North, Simcoe in care of arrangements.  www.southcoastfuneralservice.com