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  • Picture of Frances Clara Miller
    Frances Clara Miller

    April 7, 1928 - May 8, 2021

    On Saturday, May 8, 2021, Frances Clara (Quinnell) Miller at the age of 93 went to be with her Lord and Saviour. Predeceased by Ken (2017) her loving husband for 55 years, her brother Jack late last year, her brother Ken in 2009 and her parents Charles and Ina May Quinnell. She was the loving mother of Don (Judy), Brian (Morvetta) and Kevin (Trish). Cherished grandmother of Joshua, Benjamin, Betha...

  • Picture of Donald
    Donald "Pat" Sitter

    January 30, 1937 - May 7, 2021

    Peacefully, surrounded by loving family on Friday, May 7, 2021, Donald passed away at the age of 84. Beloved husband of the late Carol Sitter. Loving father of Kelly Hallett (Dell), Kris Hunt (Peter), and Stephen (Lisa). Cherished grandfather of Robert, Kathryn, Nicole, Angela, Matthew and Chelsea and great-grandfather of five. Predeceased by his parents Herman and Orpha Sitter and by his siblings...

  • Picture of Randy Allan Charge
    Randy Allan Charge

    September 20, 1956 - May 7, 2021

    It is with deeply saddened hearts that the family of Randy Allan Charge announces his passing on Friday, May 7, 2021, at Bluewater Health at the age of 64. Beloved husband of Christine Charge. Loving brother of Trudie (Stewart McCowan) Nelson, Marlene Charge, and Bonnie Charge. Dear uncle of Sterling Ferguson, Shane Marsh, Brett (Kendra) Marsh and Tiffany (Patrick) O'Neill. Predeceased by his pare...

  • Picture of Hannelore Erna West
    Hannelore Erna West

    July 11, 1934 - May 6, 2021

    Peacefully, surrounded by loving family, on Thursday, May 6, 2021, at Bluewater Health, Hannelore Erna West passed away at the age of 86. Loving mother of Vince. Dear sister of Hans Hirt, Fritz Hirt, and Lisa Winter. Remembered by many nieces and nephews in Canada and the United States. Predeceased by her son Freddy, her husband Robert, parents Hans and Rose, siblings Elsie Hirt, Horst Hirt, Georg...

  • Picture of Anthony
    Anthony "Tony" Tarrant

    July 22, 1956 - May 6, 2021

    It is with deeply saddened hearts that the family of Anthony “Tony” Tarrant announces his passing on Thursday, May 6, 2021, at Bluewater Health, at the age of 64. Loving father of Andrew (Felicia) Tarrant and Anthony (Vicky) Tarrant. Cherished grandfather of Xavier, Trinity and Anthony. Will be deeply missed by his brothers, sisters, and close friends. Predeceased by his parents John and Rita ...

  • Picture of Doris Ellen Miller (nee Murray)
    Doris Ellen Miller (nee Murray)

    October 19, 1936 - May 4, 2021

    Passed away peacefully on May 4th, 2021 at Bluewater Health at the age of 84. Loving wife for 63 years to Charles Miller and wonderful mother to Dan (Mary) and Bob (Kathy). Doris’s greatest gift in life were her grandchildren, Tiela (Liam), Cristen, Ashley, Hailey, Dalton and Dillon. She was thrilled to become a great grandma to sweet baby Aydda. Predeceased by her parents, sister Ruth, brother ...

  • Picture of Shirley Irene Kondra (Minielly) (nee Douglas)
    Shirley Irene Kondra (Minielly) (nee Douglas)

    January 3, 1937 - May 4, 2021

    Peacefully, surrounded by loving family, on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at Bluewater Health, Shirley Kondra passed away at the age of 84. Beloved wife of the late James Kondra and previous wife of the late Douglas Minielly. Shirley will be dearly missed by her daughter Carolyn Fracalanza (nee Minielly), grandchildren Brett Fracalanza (Lynnea Marshall) and Karly Fracalanza, and great-grandson Rowan Fraca...

  • Picture of Richard Peter Lounsbury
    Richard Peter Lounsbury

    June 14, 1948 - May 3, 2021

    With saddened and heavy hearts we announce the sudden passing of Richard Peter Lounsbury early morning May 3rd 2021. A talented electrician, Rick was a proud member of the Local 530 IBEW of Sarnia for over 50 years. He began his career with Brogden electric, then Harris and Turner Engineering. Rick dedicated the majority of his career to Imperial Oil in Sarnia, beginning in 1984 until his retirem...

  • Picture of Barbara Ann Sheffield
    Barbara Ann Sheffield

    December 3, 1949 - May 2, 2021

    It is with saddened hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Barbara Sheffield on Sunday May 2, 2021 at the age of 71. Loving partner and fiancé to Dave Sibley for 43 years. Cherished mother to Donna Ronholm, Linda McDonald, John Chapman and Robbie Huizingh. Sister to Ed Sheffield, Dave Sheffield, Mike Sheffield, Tom Sheffield, Norman Sheffield, Kim Sheffield, Linda Sheffield and Grace Lea...

  • Picture of Gloria June Drury
    Gloria June Drury

    June 19, 1940 - May 1, 2021

    Peacefully, on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at Twin Lakes Terrace, Gloria June Drury passed away at the age of 80. Beloved wife of the late Ron Drury Sr. (2006). Loving mother of Ron (Cheryl) Drury Jr., Chris (Ann) Drury, Candace Cooper and Cynthia Mercer (Jeff Dombkowski). Treasured grandmother of Mercedes, Lexus, Tyler, Nicole, Kelliann, Ro and Jack and great-grandmother of Michael. Gloria will be miss...

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