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  • Picture of Chesley Graham Best
    Chesley Graham Best

    April 12, 1944 - September 26, 2022

    Peacefully, surrounded by loving family, on Monday, September 26, 2022, at Bluewater Health, Chesley Graham Best passed away at the age of 78. Beloved husband of the late Terri Best (2018). Loving father of the late Jennifer Best (2021) and Jeremy (Angela) Best. Cherished grandfather of Elijah Best, Ezra Best, and Belle Best. Dear brother of Phyllis Best. Chesley grew up in Point Edward and worked...

  • Picture of Catherine Louise Huggett
    Catherine Louise Huggett

    November 28, 1960 - September 25, 2022

    With saddened hearts, the family announces the passing of Catherine Louise Huggett on Sunday, September 25, 2022 at the age of 61. Loving mother Jason (Eunice) and Ryan. Cherished grandmother of Hunter, Ryder, and Isaiah. Missed by her dog Freddy. Predeceased by her parents Arthur and Jean Elnor. Catherine was strong-willed and a hard worker. She enjoyed tending to her garden, spending time at th...

  • Picture of Patricia Ruth (Moloy) McLean
    Patricia Ruth (Moloy) McLean

    July 13, 1930 - September 24, 2022

    It is with deep sadness but thankfulness for a life well-lived, that the family of Patricia Ruth (Moloy) McLean announces her peaceful passing on Saturday, September 24, 2022, at Bluewater Health, Sarnia at the age of 92. Pat was born on July 13, 1930, on the family farm on the 12th of Plympton near Forest to Kathleen (Ladell) and Earl Moloy. She enjoyed sharing lively stories of her happ...

  • Picture of Kenneth Richard Dwinnell
    Kenneth Richard Dwinnell

    February 10, 1938 - September 23, 2022

    Peacefully, and surrounded by his loving family, on Friday, September 23, 2022, Kenneth Richard Dwinnell passed away at the age of 84 after a courageous battle with cancer. Loving father of Beth VanReenen (Joe), Ken Dwinnell, and Mark Dwinnell (Kelly). Cherished Grandpa of Vanessa Wagenaar (Jon), Luke VanReenen (Nicole), Salah Oosterhof (Nick), Kage Dwinnell and Great-Grandpa to Ellie Rose. P...

  • Picture of Tracy Cornell (Smith)
    Tracy Cornell (Smith)

    January 22, 1974 - September 22, 2022

    Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family and friends on Thursday, September 22, 2022, at Bluewater Health, Tracy Leigh Cornell (nee Smith) passed away at the age of 48. Loving Mother of Tye Cornell, Beloved Daughter of Gregory and Susan Smith, Dear Sister of Jeff (Jodie) Smith, Cherished Aunt of Ashley and Brad Smith. Tracy will be missed dearly by her many loving aunts, uncles and cousins and...

  • Picture of Audrey Lynn Taylor
    Audrey Lynn Taylor

    September 29, 1950 - September 21, 2022

    It is with deeply broken hearts that the family of Audrey Lynn Taylor announces her passing on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at Bluewater Health at the age of 71. Beloved wife of Rick Taylor. Loving mother of Michelle Taylor and Scott (Angel) Taylor. Cherished grandmother of Taylor, Bryanna, Makiah, and Madison. Dear sister of Cheryl (Wayne) Carroll and dear friend and great-niece of Doloris (Mac...

  • Picture of Harvey Ernest Richard
    Harvey Ernest Richard

    January 6, 1935 - September 20, 2022

    It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Harvey Ernest Richard on Tues., Sept. 20/22 at St. Joseph’s Hospice at the age of 87 after a long and fierce battle with Lymphoma. Harvey will be profoundly missed by his soul mate, best friend and loving wife Carmel Richard (Tobias). He was the father and bestower of character, work ethic and self discipline to his five daughters Patricia M...

  • Picture of Doris Anna Therese Ryan (nee Bonneau)
    Doris Anna Therese Ryan (nee Bonneau)

    October 27, 1932 - September 19, 2022

    It is with deeply saddened hearts that the family of Doris Ryan announces her passing on Monday, September 19, 2022, at the age of 89. Beloved wife of the late Basil Joseph Ryan (2012). She leaves behind her children; Dan (Marie) Ryan, Laurie Ann (Frank) Michetti, Maureen (Gary) Cartier, Michelle (Patrick) Thornhill and Kevin (Louise) Ryan, grandchildren; Andrea, Joey, Amanda (Kyle), Ryan (Cassand...

  • Picture of Lida May Pretty
    Lida May Pretty

    March 21, 1923 - September 19, 2022

    Peacefully, on Monday, September 19, 2022, at Afton Park Place, Sarnia, Lida May Pretty, AWARD WINNING POET, passed away at the age of 99. Beloved wife of the late Reginald Pretty Sr. Loving mother of Walter Pretty (Jane), Reginald Pretty (Linda), Fred Oke, Barbara Agostino (Rocco), and Judy Park (Bruce). Cherished grandmother of many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Predeceased by parents J...

  • Picture of George Crawford McAlpine
    George Crawford McAlpine

    April 22, 1934 - September 19, 2022

    It is with deep sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of a loving husband, supportive father, cherished grandfather, memorable great-grandfather and friend to many. After fighting his declining health over the past few months, George peacefully passed away at Trillium Villa on Monday September 19, 2022 with his beloved wife Betty Anne (n. Neil) and children by his side. He will be ...

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