Dufresne, Maurice “Moe”

Dufresne, Maurice “Moe”:   The family announces with sorrow the passing of Maurice “Moe” Dufresne, in his 63rd year at the Norfolk General Hospital in Simcoe.  Moe is predeceased by his parents Anita and Real Dufresne of Pickerel River, brother Claude, and his sisters Elaine McDonald and Claire Gervais.  He will be greatly missed by his dear brothers Gerald (Elise) of Garson and Richard (Anne Marie) of Wasaga Beach, by his nieces and nephews Jeffery, Trevor, Jennifer, Colleen, Scott, Marc, Shawn, Jenna, Kean and great-nieces and nephews, as well as, his good friend Richard Ross. The family sincerely acknowledges the kindness of his friends in Simcoe. Cremation has taken place and at Mr. Dufresne’s request there will be no visitation or service.  SOUTH COAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION ALTERNATIVES, 71 Norfolk St. N., Simcoe in care of arrangements.  Those wishing to make a donation in Maurice’s memory are asked to consider the Kidney Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society. www.southcoastfuneralservice.com

BUTCHKO – John

BUTCHKO – John:  Passed away at Parkview Meadows, Townsend surrounded by family on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 of Simcoe at the age of 83.  Son of the Late Michael and Katherine Butchko.  Much beloved husband of Lillian (nee: Harding).  Loving father of Jeffrey (Maria), Jeannine (Rick Banks), James (Hollie), Kevin Pickard (Gwyn), Janice (nee:Pickard) (Jeff Ransome).  Cherished grandfather of Marcos, Alicia, Jakob, Grayson, Emmett, Sara, Hayley and Becca.  Also surviving is his brother Harry and sister-in-law Evelyn MacDonald.  He was predeceased by son Doug Pickard (2001), brothers-in-law John MacDonald and Ron Harding. John was with F.W. Woolworth for over 42 years retiring in 1995 as Simcoe’s store manager.  Cremation has taken place. SOUTH COAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION ALTERNATIVES, 71 Norfolk St. N., Simcoe in care of arrangements.  Those wishing to make a donation in John’s memory are asked to consider a Charity of One’s Choice. www.southcoastfuneralservice.com

SEITZ:CHRISTOPHER KARL

SEITZ CHRISTOPHER KARL:(1964-2018):  Suddenly as the result of a motor vehicle accident, our hearts are forever shattered by the loss of an amazing husband, father, grandpa, son, brother, uncle and friend. Chris a long time resident of Port Dover is survived by his loving wife Tracey (Stire) his son Collin and wife Diana (Malinowski) and his precious granddaughter Adeline of Woodstock. Also survived by his mother Sonja Seitz of Beamsville, his 4 sisters Sylvia Maskell and her family of Ancaster, Evelyn Taylor and her family of Ancaster, Ingrid Gillie and her family of Hamilton, Iris Millen and her family of Grimsby. His mother-in-law Betty (Stire) and Tracey’s siblings Chris Stire of St.Thomas and his family, Heather Hubers (Stire) of Cheapside and her family. Corey Stire and his family of Brantford. Predeceased by his father Karl (2001) father-in-law Walter Stire (2018), brother- in-law Hugh Maskell (2017) and his nephew Jared Taylor (2012). He loved his family beyond words and will be sadly missed by many friends whom he always had time for, a kind word or deed. He was a devoted and faithful servant of Jehovah for 36 years, and spent much time practicing his faith and in the preaching work. Chris was employed at Rassaun Services Inc. for 23 years and will be missed by all who worked with him. There will be a memorial service on Sunday November 4th at 2:30 pm at THE PORT DOVER COMMUNITY CENTRE, St. George St. Port Dover. Cremation has taken place. Those wishing to make a donation in Chris’s memory are asked to consider J.W.org or a charity of one’s choice. SOUTH COAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION ALTERNATIVES, 71 Norfolk St. N., Simcoe in care of arrangements.

BEETON (Clarke) – Helen Eileen

BEETON (Clarke) – Helen Eileen:  Passed away peacefully with her family at her side at The Norfolk General Hospital on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 in her 86th year.  Loving mother of Siobhan Beeton, Michael (Chris), Kevin (Cindy) and was predeceased by sons Bernie and Tom.  Cherished grandmother of Ashley Butler (Jason), Jessica Dertinger (Kyle), Caley Teall (Jeff) and great-grandmother of William, Benjamin, Claire, Austin and Tyler.  Also surviving are nieces, nephews, cousins, great nieces and nephews with extended family in Canada and the U.K. Born in Listowel, Ontario. Helen began her early career working at the C.I.B.C. bank until transferring to London, Ontario.  In 1960 she moved to Simcoe, Ontario to raise her family working at Good Humor – Breyers until her retirement. She loved to travel and after discovering her ancestral roots she developed a passion for Scotland where she visited over 5 times.  She also enjoyed visiting the Casinos, playing slots into the wee hours.  Often having a book by her side, she was an avid history buff, friends marveled at her ability to recall long past events, dates, etc.  Having a great love for animals, her household was never without a pet.  The neighborhood squirrels, birds, feral cats and occasional skunks and possums were always fed.  Friends are invited to meet with the family for a gathering on Sunday, October 28, 2018 from 1 – 3 p.m. at THE ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BRANCH 79, 200 West St., Simcoe.  SOUTH COAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION ALTERNATIVES, 71 Norfolk St. N., Simcoe in care of arrangements.  Those wishing to make a donation in Helen’s memory are asked to consider The Simcoe and District Humane Society.  www.southcoastfuneralservice.com

GOODLET, Donald Joseph Wyatt

GOODLET, Donald Joseph Wyatt: Passed away peacefully at Norfolk General Hospital with his family by his side on October 17th, 2018 in his 89th year. Wyatt was born and raised on the family farm. He drove school bus for thirty years as well as ran the family farm. Son of the late Lorne and Lucy Goodlet. Predeceased by his older brother Ross (1985) and infant son Steven (1962). Much beloved husband of Sylvia Goodlet (Rewutzsky) for sixty years. Loving father of Lorne (Susan), Stan, Robert (Loraine), and Sharon (Robert) Coutch. Loving grandfather of Steven (Katelyn) Goodlet, Alyssa (William) McKinley, Krystal (Jason) Goodlet, Amanda Coutch, Alexander (Alyson) Goodlet, Laura Goodlet, Samantha (Justin) Coutch, Alana (Michael) Baic, Kayla (RJ) Goodlet, and Sarah Coutch, and eight great grandchildren. Fondly remembered by Kathy Eagleson. A celebration of Wyatt’s life will be held on Saturday, December 1st, 2018 from 1-4p.m. at the ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BRANCH 79, Club Room (located downstairs), 200 West St., Simcoe. Cremation has taken place. SOUTH COAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION ALTERNATIVES INC., 71 Norfolk St. N., Simcoe is in charge of arrangements. Those wishing to make a donation in Wyatt’s memory are asked to consider The Norfolk General Hospital Foundation. Thank you to the staff at NGH for their kindness, excellent care and support. www.southcoastfuneralservice.com

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