SMITH – Susan Anne

SMITH – Susan Anne:  Passed away at Stedman Hospice, Brantford on Monday, September 24, 2018 of Simcoe in her 71st. year.  Daughter of the Late Reginald and Olive Charman.  Loving mother of Marlene, Terry Jr., Melissa and was predeceased by Teresa.  Cherished grandmother of Vincent, Sebastian and Sienna.  Also surviving is her sister Sylvia and brother John.  Susan was a retired hairdresser with Port Dover Harbor Cuts.  Cremation has taken place. SOUTH COAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION ALTERNATIVES INC. 71 Norfolk St. N., Simcoe in care of arrangements.  Those wishing to make a donation in Susan’s memory are asked to consider Stedman Hospice.  www.southcoastfuneralservice.com

CALDER – William Brian

CALDER – William Brian:  Passed away peacefully at Norfolk General Hospital with his family by his side on October 9, 2018, after 88 years of living life to the fullest while loving, working and hunting.  Much beloved husband of Betty for 64 years.  Loving father of Jill (Randy) and Jeff (Rose).  Cherished Grandpaw of Holly and Heather and Great GPaw to Lily and Abigail.  Fondly remembered by his sister Connie, sisters-in-law Isabel and Shirley, brother-in-law Bruce and their families.  Bill was a long-time employee of Superior Propane and had a life filled with many great friends and adventures.  He will be missed by many, many people.  In keeping with Bill’s wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation or funeral. SOUTHCOAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION ALTERNATIVES, 71 Norfolk St. N., Simcoe in care of arrangements. Those wishing to make a donation in Bill’s memory are asked to consider The Norfolk General Hospital Foundation or a Charity of One’s Choice.  Thank you to the staff at NGH for their kindness, excellent care and support. www.southcoastfuneralservice.com

SUCHARYNA – Jerry Leonard

SUCHARYNA – Jerry Leonard: February 24, 1969-September 15, 2018.  With broken hearts we share that Jerry passed away peacefully in his wife’s arms surrounded by family.  Beloved husband and best friend to Megan, proud father of Parker of Edmonton AB, Connor (Brittny) of Merritt BC and Spencer of Simcoe ON.  Loving son of Leonard and Judith.  He adored his precious nieces.  Known for his faith in Jehovah and his desire to help the young ones succeed.  He received multiple national and international awards in Economic Development, and was a friend to many at Norfolk County offices.  We desperately miss his smile, his laugh and positivity but anxiously await seeing Jerry again.  Cremation has taken place.  SOUTH COAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION ALTERNATIVES INC., 71 Norfolk St. N., Simcoe in care of arrangements.  Sincere thanks to our dear friends and family here and out west, OPP and paramedics, Dr. Martin-Godelie, Nancy and Maureen for ongoing support and comfort after this tragedy.  Memorial services open to all at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses Saturday, October 13 at 3 PM 692 Queensway W, Simcoe.  www.southcoastfuneralservice.com

BRAZIER – Arthur George

BRAZIER – Arthur George:  Passed away at his residence in Jarvis on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 while surrounded by his family in his 84th year.  Son of the Late George and Rita Brazier.  Much beloved husband of Helen Brazier.  Loving father of Mark (Elly), Michael (Linda), Christine (Scott).  Cherished grandfather of Gaby, Phillip, Nicolas and Natalie.  Also surviving are his step-children Linda Bennett (Mark), April Card, step-grandchildren Vanessa (Kyle), Tyler (Janice), Dillon, sister Marilyn Dixon (Bruce), nieces and nephews.  Working as a Construction Architect he leaves us with his mark in buildings, all having been drawn up by hand. A player and fan of many sports, he also enjoyed boating at the Port Dover Yacht Club, and loved jazz music.  A Celebration of Art’s Life will be held on Saturday, October 20th, 2018 from 1 – 3 p.m. at THE ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BRANCH 79, 200 West St., Simcoe.  Cremation has taken place.  SOUTH COAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION ALTERNATIVES INC. 71 Norfolk St. N., Simcoe in care of arrangements.  Those wishing to make a donation in Art’s memory are asked to consider The Royal Canadian Legion.  www.southcoastfuneralservice.com

Redshaw – Christine Robin

Redshaw – Christine Robin: On Tuesday, September 25, 2018 Christine in her 61st year passed away to the Brantford General Hospital after her courageous battle with cancer.  Leaving her forever sole mate Dan Boutcher, son Adam Redshaw, daughter Tasha (Jonny) Burbridge, grandsons Jack and Eddie Burbridge, 6 siblings, many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.  A Celebration of life is to be held at a later date.  Those wishing to make a donation are asked to consider the Brantford General Hospital.  SOUTHCOAST FUNERAL & CREMATION ALTERNATIVES INC., 71 Norfolk St. N., Simcoe, Ontario. www.southcoastfuneralservice.com

TICE – George Osbourne

TICE – George Osbourne:  Passed away at The Norfolk General Hospital on Friday, September 28, 2018. Of Port Dover in his 77th year.  Son of the Late Earl and Luella Tice.  Much beloved husband of Judith (Baxter).  Loving father of Penny Tice (Keith Pickering) and Rob Tice (Donna Massia).  Cherished grandfather of Rachel, Chrissy, Aaron, Lee, Charlene and great-grandfather of 3.  Also surviving is his brother Fred, brother-in-law Brian Baxter (Barb), nieces and nephews.  George was predeceased by 2 sisters and 2 brothers.  Mr. Tice was a Locomotive Engineer with Via Rail for 35 years.  In keeping with George’s wishes there will be no visitation or funeral.  Cremation has taken place.  SOUTH COAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION ALTERNATIVES INC., 71 Norfolk St. N., Simcoe.  Those wishing to make a donation are asked to consider The Norfolk General Hospital Foundation. www.southcoastfuneralservice.com

PERSALL – Marion Lenore (nee. Wallace)

PERSALL – Marion Lenore (nee. Wallace): Passed away at the Norview Lodge on Monday, September 24, 2018.  Born April 11, 1915. She lived most of her life in Brantford before moving to Simcoe in the 1990’s.  Predeceased by her parents William and Gertrude Wallace and her husband Jack (1985).  She was the last of nine brothers and sisters. Survived by a daughter, Carole Ann Henderson (Jim) and a son, Leslie William (Bill).  She had three grandchildren David (Fran), Mike and Andrew (Audrey) and six great grandchildren Tanya, Cassie, Zackery, Adrienne, Liam and Claire. Marion worked for most of her adult life.  Among her jobs was a supervisory position at the Westinghouse Factory in Brantford. Marion was a straightforward, determined woman who spent her life taking care of people.  She was serious by nature, but her laugh could be explosive and infectious. She was careful but always willing to help family and friends.  She was once described by her Son in law as having the quality of “knowing the value of a dollar without being cheap”. Marion was a very independent woman that lived on her own into her nineties.  In her final years she resided at Norview, where her caretakers would describe her as “independent and feisty”, Until her final few months, she was relatively mobile and very alert. SOUTH COAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION ALTERNATIVES INC. 71 Norfolk St. N., Simcoe in care of arrangements.  Those wishing to make a donation in Marion’s memory are asked to consider a Charity of One’s Choice. www.southcoastfuneralservice.com

 

Brown, Marion Margaret

Brown, Marion Margaret: 1925 – 2018

 

With family at her side, Marion passed away peacefully Saturday, September 22, 2018 at St. Mary’s General Hospital in Kitchener.  Beloved wife of the late Jack Brown who predeceased her in November 2005. Predeceased by her sister Phyllis Hazen and her parents Marjorie Olga (Fonger) and Clarke Horne.  Loving mother to Dave (Barb), Ralph (Brenda) and Nancy (Randy).  Grandmother of Joanne (Mark), Julie (Paul), Jamie (Becky), Jaclyn, Brian (Rebecca) and Darren.  Great-Grandmother of Kassie, Mya, Jack, Aiden, Evelyn and Sam.  Marion enjoyed a career in banking until becoming a proud mother to three beautiful children.  Her family and friends will greatly miss her love of visiting, her sharp wit and playing card games.  A graveside service will be held at The Port Dover Cemetery.  Friday, October 5, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. followed by a reception at Knox Presbyterian Church, 101 Chapman St W, Port Dover at 12:00 p.m.  In lieu of flowers you may make a donation to The Heart and Stroke Foundation. http://www.heartandstroke.ca/get-involved/donate . Thank you to the staff at St Mary’s General Hospital for their kindness and support.  SOUTH COAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION ALTERNATIVES, 71 Norfolk St. N., Simcoe in care of arrangements. www.southcoastfuneralservice.com

HESKETH, Florence Anne Theresa Elizabeth

HESKETH, Florence Anne Theresa Elizabeth (nee MacDougall)

It is with immense sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Florence, on Friday, September 14, 2018 at the age of 91.  Much loved mother of Ernest Hesketh (Carol), and Marilyn MacAloney (Gary).  Cherished grandmother of Jennifer DeGruchy (Craig), Jeffrey MacAloney (Emily), and Evan Hesketh (Megan).  Great-grandmother “GG” of Carley and Megan DeGruchy.  Predeceased by her parents, Alex and Margaret MaDougall, brothers Alistair and Joseph, and sisters Hannah Joyce and Marguerite Hayne.  Sadly missed by sisters Rita Love, Marie Moores (Rupert), special sister-in-law Alice MacDougall, and brother-in-law Percy Hayne.  Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews in the Maritimes and Western Canada, and honorary “Nanny” to many.  Florence was born in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia and eventually moved to Hamilton, Ontario where she raised her family.  Her heart was always in Nova Scotia, and she made several trips “down home” through the years.  Florence loved spending time with family.  She enjoyed sleep-overs with her grandchildren, and was an avid hockey-grandma, school volunteer, garage saler, and bingo player.  Cremation has taken place, and she will be laid to rest in Trenton, Nova Scotia.  A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, October 28 from 1 pm to 4 pm at the Caledonia Masonic Centre, 173 Argyle St. N., Caledonia.  Loving thanks to all the caregivers at Anson Place in Hagersville for the wonderful care given to Florence through the years.  If desired, donations may be made to the Alzheimers Society or a charity of your choice.  SOUTH COAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION ALTERNATIVE INC. in care of arrangements. 71 Norfolk St North, Simcoe. www.southcoastfuneralservice.com

 

“Love you forever.  Love you for always.”

Jagger – Vera

In Memory of

Vera Jagger

1923 – 2018

Jagger, Vera (Oxenham) passed away peacefully at Norview Lodge, Simcoe on Saturday, September 8, 2018, at the age of 95.  From South Africa, Vera was pre-deceased by her husband, Norman (1997) and son-in-law Tim (2004).  Vera is survived by her children Ivan and Joan, grandchildren Barry (Chris) and Kristy (Andrew),  great grandchildren, Kiera, Daniel, David and Caitlin and many extended family in South Africa, England, Australia and New Zealand.

Vera was very family oriented and loved spending time with family.  She enjoyed many wonderful family vacations in South Africa and Mozambique.  She also loved animals, especially her dog, Jock, and spending time in her garden.

A private cremation has taken place and a family Celebration of Life will be held at a future date.

Those wishing to make a donation are asked to consider the Simcoe and District Humane Society at www.s-dhs.ca.