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  • Picture of Marian Eloise McPhee
    Marian Eloise McPhee

    January 17, 1937 - February 23, 2024

    Peacefully, surrounded by loving family, on Friday, February 23, 2024, at Trillium Villa Nursing Home, Marian Eloise McPhee passed away at the age of 87. Marian was born on January 17, 1937, and was a lifelong resident of the Sarnia area. Marian is survived by her partner Joe Kerwin. Loving mother of Sandy Taylor and Scott McPhee. Cherished grandmother of Nicole, Colin, Zoe and Lucie. Also survive...

  • Picture of Elizabeth (Liz) Christine Adam
    Elizabeth (Liz) Christine Adam

    December 17, 1948 - February 21, 2024

    Elizabeth (Liz) Christine Adam of Sarnia at age 75, passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospice on Wednesday, February 21, 2024, surrounded by her loving family and friends. Liz, affectionately known as “Lizzie Ann” will be deeply missed by her husband of 57 years and soulmate Mike Adam. Liz was the proud mother of predeceased son Michael Adam (Paula), Connie Burrowes (Mike) and Kyle Adam...

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    Catherine Ritchie

    October 2, 1930 - February 20, 2024

    Surrounded by the love of her family, our beloved mother, grandma, and great-grandma, Catherine Ritchie peacefully passed away on February 20, 2024, joining her beloved husband, Alvin and sons Charles and Ronald. Treasured mother of Don (Carol) Ritchie, Darlene (John) Stewart, and Diane (the late John) McRae, as well as Deb (Brian) Cooper. She leaves behind a legacy of love and devotion, and will ...

  • Picture of Vincent “Connie” Smith
    Vincent “Connie” Smith

    September 16, 1925 - February 20, 2024

    September 16, 1925 – February 20, 2024 WW11 Veteran – Queens Own Rifles, City of Toronto Peacefully, surrounded by loving family on February 20, 2024, at Afton Park Place in Sarnia, Ontario, at the age of 98. Vincent was the beloved husband for 71 years to the late Betty Smith, (Jones, 2020). Loving father to Lisa Coulombe (Lou), Michael (Yvonne), Kerry (Agnes), Cathy (Brenda), Bryan, Susan...

  • Picture of Dorothy Piliarik
    Dorothy Piliarik

    August 5, 1933 - February 20, 2024

    Peacefully, with her daughter at her side, on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, at Bluewater Health, Dorothy passed away at the age of 90. Beloved wife of the late George Piliarik. Loving mother of Mary-Lynn Piliarik. Robert Piliarik (deceased), Dennis (Marla) Rodgers, and Danny Rodgers. Cherished grandmother of Tamara VanHoodgenhuize, Adam VanHoodgenhuize, Joel Rodgers, Evan (Kirby) Rodgers, Jennifer R...

  • Picture of Vera Helga Buhlmann
    Vera Helga Buhlmann

    July 13, 1933 - February 19, 2024

    Peacefully, at Marshall Gowland Manor on Monday, February 19, 2024, Vera Helga Buhlmann passed away at the age of 90. Predeceased by her parents Frederick and Hedwig Koster. Previous husband Joathim and longtime partner Ante (Tony) Ljulj. Vera was one of six girls, Helga, Enge, Gutrun, Karen and Sabrina. Vera was born in Germany, married to Joathim and had their first child, Hilda, then immigrat...

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    Melinda "Mindy" Sue Chaytor

    May 4, 1989 - February 17, 2024

    We are deeply saddened by the sudden passing of Melinda ‘Mindy’ Sue Chaytor on February 17, 2024, at the age of 34. Mindy was born May 4th, 1989 in Sarnia, ON. Beloved daughter of Douglas Allan Chaytor & Holly Sue Chaytor. Loving mother of James. Cherished sister of Nerissa Roberts (Jeff), treasured aunt of Korbyn Roberts Chaytor, & Aurora Roberts. Compassionate friend of Sandy. Mindy recently...

  • Picture of Origene Jean Villeneuve
    Origene Jean Villeneuve

    April 3, 1927 - February 16, 2024

    Peacefully at his home on Friday, February 16, 2024, “the Mad Trapper from Northern Ontario” passed away at the age of 96, surrounded by loving family and generous caregivers. Origene was born on April 3, 1927 in Blind River, ON and was named for the local parish priest, thus the unique name. Following successful careers with the VanzDoos in the Canadian Military and the Ottawa Police Force fo...

  • Picture of Slater Lockrey
    Slater Lockrey

    June 11, 1951 - February 14, 2024

    Surround by loving family on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 Slater Lockrey passed away at the age of 72. Slater will be deeply missed by his wife Louise, daughter Katlynn, sister Wendy (John) Nielsen, and brother Lee (Julie) Lockrey. He was predeceased by his mother Mabel George and his brother Orval Lockrey. Cremation has taken place. In keeping with Slaters wishes, no services will be held. Sympat...

  • Picture of Margaret Weisz
    Margaret Weisz

    November 15, 1944 - February 14, 2024

    Peacefully, surrounded by loving family, on Wednesday, February 14, 2024, at Afton Park Place, Margaret Weisz passed away at the age of 79. Beloved wife of George Weisz for 57 years. Loving mother of Dianne Weisz and Kathryn (Ken) Graham. Cherished Oma of Jayson and Olivia Graham. Dear sister to Lillian (John) Wiggers, John (Leslie) Reiser, Maryann Reiser, and Anne (Doug) Alexander. Survived by ma...

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