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    Janna Maaten

    May 9, 1926 - September 22, 2021

    Peacefully on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Janna Maaten passed away at the age of 95. Beloved wife of the late Pieter Maaten (2010). Loving mother of the late Richard (late Lynda) Maaten, Diana Jacob (Jim Rooney), Ken (Pat) Maaten, Sylvia Maaten, late Peter (Janet) Maaten, Jo-Ann Loyer (late Duane), and the late Mark Maaten. Cherished grandmother of Jenna (Michael) Tal...

  • Picture of Julie Leystra
    Julie Leystra

    May 28, 1938 - September 21, 2021

    Peacefully, surrounded by loving family at Bluewater Health on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, Julie Leystra went to be with her Lord and Saviour at the age of 83. Beloved wife of the late Jack Leystra (2007). Loving mother of Peggy Link (Ken), Teresa Mills (Rick), Cheryl Leystra-Lantz (Jeff) and Michael Leystra (Rozanne). Cherished grandmother of Adam (Jessica), Leigha (Nick), Amy (Tim), Kyle (Aman...

  • Picture of Erica Hughes
    Erica Hughes

    July 22, 1949 - September 21, 2021

    It is with deeply saddened hearts that the family of Erica Hughes announces her peaceful passing at Marshall Gowland Manor on Monday September 21, 2021 at the age of 72. Beloved wife of Ted for 46 years. Treasured mother to David (Jennifer) and Sandra. Will be dearly missed by her sister Cheryl. Predeceased by her parents Eric and Frances Roud (nee Minogue) , her in-laws Arthur and Ivy Hughes an...

  • Picture of David Lawrence Pelletier
    David Lawrence Pelletier

    May 8, 1960 - September 20, 2021

    Suddenly at his home on Monday, September 20, 2021, David Lawrence Pelletier passed away at the age of 61. Loving father of Dustin (Arden) and Cameron. Cherished grandfather of Benson. Dear brother of Barb Neale and Paul Pelletier. Predeceased by his parents Lawrence and Rita Pelletier. David was a Mechanic in Petrolia. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and was an avid Habs fan. He will be deeply missed...

  • Picture of Steven-Stuart Paquette
    Steven-Stuart Paquette

    October 9, 1981 - September 20, 2021

    It is with broken hearts that the family of Steven-Stuart Paquette announces his passing on Monday, September 20, 2021, at London Health Sciences Centre – Victoria Hospital, at the age of 39. Beloved husband and best friend of Trish Paquette. Treasured father of Bianca Rose Paquette. Cherished son of Judi (Mark) Morreau and Len (Pam) Paquette. Special mention to step-father Mike Poirier for bein...

  • Picture of Michael James
    Michael James "Toader" Todd

    November 11, 1963 - September 20, 2021

    With saddened hearts, the family of Michael James Todd “Toader” announces his sudden passing on Monday, September 20th, 2021 at the age of 57. Beloved son of Marie Todd and the late James Todd. Cherished brother of Jan (Dave) Moran and Robert Todd. Loving uncle to Brad Moran, Cameron Todd, Eric Todd and Brooke Moran. Treasured nephew of Sandra Steeves of St. John, NB, Doug and Blanche Todd of...

  • Picture of Helga Vogelgsang
    Helga Vogelgsang

    March 19, 1971 - September 20, 2021

    It is with deeply saddened hearts that the family of Helga Vogelgsang announces her passing on Monday, September 20, 2021, at the age of 50. Beloved partner of Ian Farr for 22 years. Cherished mother of Montana Vogelgsang and Austin Vogelgsang. Treasured grandmother of Zahira and Zakai. Dear sister of Rico Vogelsang. Missed by her cats Sophie and Molly Muffin. Cremation has taken place. Family and...

  • Picture of Susan-Lynn Carey
    Susan-Lynn Carey

    May 11, 1954 - September 19, 2021

    Peacefully, surrounded by loving family, on Sunday, September 19, 2021, at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Susan-Lynn Carey passed away at the age of 67. She will be lovingly remembered by her children Robert (Wendy), Edmund (Cherise), and Jennifer. She was adored by her grandchildren Neelie, Murphy, Avery and Adeline. Susan was a devoted mother and grandmother. She was also known as “Sunshine” an...

  • Picture of Michael Gregory Reardon
    Michael Gregory Reardon

    August 1, 1944 - September 19, 2021

    Peacefully, surrounded by loving family, on Sunday, September 19, 2021, at Afton Park Place, Michael Gregory Reardon passed away at the age of 77. Beloved husband of Bertha for 53 years. Loving father of Kirk (Stephanie), Elena (Josh) and Denise (Chris). Adored grandfather of Alyssa, Quinn and Brielle. Brother of Marie, Elizabeth (Minnie), Bernard (Madonna), Gregory (Bertha), Pius (Anne) and ...

  • Picture of James Paisley
    James Paisley

    April 5, 1950 - September 17, 2021

    Peacefully, surrounded by loving family, on Friday, September 17, 2021, at Bluewater Health, James Paisley passed away at the age of 71. Beloved husband of Lynn Paisley (nee Chapman). Loving father of Nicole Somers (Shaun), Jody Barnes (Eddie), and Jason Lucas (Janine). Cherished grandfather of Alaina, Lucas, Preston, Mason, Tyla-Lynn, and William. Dear brother of Elizabeth Martin (Dick) and Nancy...

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