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  • Picture of Nellie Berg (nee Joosse)
    Nellie Berg (nee Joosse)

    June 12, 1927 - December 6, 2022

    Peacefully on Tuesday morning, Nellie was lovingly received into glory at the age of 95. Predeceased by her beloved husband, Herman, in 2018. Loving mother of Ray (Rita) Berg, Fran (Brad) Robinson, Marg Berg (Arnold Eigeman), Joyce (Pete) Douwes, John (Sophia) Berg, Sharon Berg (Ross Douglas). Cherished grandmother of 17 and great-grandmother of 14. Nellie is survived by sister Madeline Janse ...

  • Picture of William Cottrelle
    William Cottrelle

    November 29, 1958 - December 5, 2022

    It is with broken hearts that the family of William Cottrelle announce his passing, on Monday, December 5, 2022, at the age of 64. Beloved husband of Edna. Loving father of Jennifer Cottrelle, Danielle Harmon-Cottrelle (Bianca), William N. Cottrelle (Courtney), White-Lightning Strikes Clark (Portia), Charlie Cottrelle, Wenonah Bird (Stefan), Andrea Parker, Jonathan Parker, Sally Isaac, the late Sp...

  • Picture of Terry Dean Barros
    Terry Dean Barros

    July 29, 1960 - December 4, 2022

    With his loving wife at his side, on Sunday, December 4, 2022, at Bluewater Health, Terry Dean Barros passed away at the age of 62. Beloved husband of Marilyn. Loving father of Calli (Luke) Emmett and Kenley Barros (Jennyce). Treasured son of Ann Barros. Cherished 'gumpy' to Leo and Pearson Dean. Dear brother of Tony (Mitzi) Barros and Fawn (Doug) Swiderski, and brother-in-law of Cheryl (Kent) Fra...

  • Picture of David Butler
    David Butler

    May 26, 1947 - December 3, 2022

    Peacefully, with his loving wife by his side, David Butler passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospice on Saturday, December 3, 2022. Beloved husband of Gwen. Loving father of Kristen (Chris) and Michael (Lauren). Cherished grandfather of Kevin, Danielle, Ellie, and Zach. Dear brother of Tricia (Terry). Treasured brother-in-law of Catherine (Ross) and uncle of nieces and nephews in Canada and Australia....

  • Picture of Meindert Prins
    Meindert Prins

    May 4, 1947 - December 1, 2022

    Peacefully, surrounded by loving family, on Thursday, December 1, 2022, at home, Meindert Prins passed away at the age of 75. Loving father of Garrett (Angela), Diana (Joseph), Evelyn (Darren), and Jenny. Cherished grandfather of Jacob, Ronan, Naomi, Liam, Samuel, Marek, Ainsley, Ryker, Talia, Isabel, and Jonas. Dear brother of Ineke, Nanne, Annet, Gerhard, and Carla (Richard). Remembered by his f...

  • Picture of Justine Anna Marie Lobo
    Justine Anna Marie Lobo

    July 27, 1971 - November 30, 2022

    Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on Wednesday, November 30, 2022, at Bluewater Health, Justine Anna Marie Lobo passed away at the age of 51. Beloved daughter of Janet and Joe Lobo. Loving sister of Ian (Cristiane). Cherished aunt of Jasmine. Justine will be missed by many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Cremation has taken place. A private service will be held. Sympathy may be expressed th...

  • Picture of Aileen Edna Billings (Tait)
    Aileen Edna Billings (Tait)

    March 17, 1939 - November 30, 2022

    In the early morning of Wednesday, November 30, 2022, Aileen Edna Billings, 83, passed away at Bluewater Health in Sarnia with loved ones by her side. Aileen was born in Hamilton on March 17, 1939 to Margaret and Gilbert Tait. Her St. Patrick’s day birthday was something she was very proud of. Shamrocks and green were always a must for this day. She married young and in love on April 2, 1959 ...

  • Picture of Leonard Hurren
    Leonard Hurren

    January 26, 1933 - November 30, 2022

    On Wednesday, November 30th, Leonard (Len) Hurren, beloved husband to Patricia (nee Ebbrell) and wonderful father to Janet, Keith, Paul and Carolyn, passed away peacefully at Bluewater Health, with his son Paul by his side. A young eighty-nine years old, Len was a very kind, caring and generous person. He loved his sports, enjoyed his golf game with friends, and was an avid hockey fan. In his yo...

  • Picture of Frederick George Connelly
    Frederick George Connelly

    October 23, 1925 - November 29, 2022

    After 97 years of a life well lived, Fred Connelly passed away at Vision Nursing Home on Tuesday, November 29, 2022. Predeceased by his wife of 72 years, Rose, and by his sister Marion (Ralph) Dewey, he will be sadly missed by his daughters Dawn (late Laverne) Fox, Sandy (Roger) Newton, Heather (late Don) McKay, and Terry (Kirk) Perrin, and his grandchildren Darcy Stonehouse, Del Fox, Becky (Justi...

  • Picture of Dennis Morley Sharp
    Dennis Morley Sharp

    May 10, 1952 - November 29, 2022

    Peacefully, on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at Bluewater Health, Dennis Morley Sharp passed away at the age of 70. Beloved father of Kaylan. Loving brother of Steve Sharp, Sue Sharp, Kris Straub, Kathy Sargent, Colleen Roberts, Tony Roberts and Tim Roberts. Cherished uncle of many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by Morley Sharp, James, and Marion Roberts. Dennis will be missed by all who knew and l...

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