Death Notices August 2014

Published August 27th

Murial Lewis
LEWIS, Murial Rebecca of Port Dover passed away surrounded by the love of her family at home on August 21, 2014 in her 83rd year. Predeceased by her husband James Lewis (2000). Loving mother of Dr. Jim Lewis (Julia) of London, Libby (Bill) Logan of PEI, Patsy (Bob) Fintak of Florida, Linda (Stephen) Hauck of Toronto, Sandy (Rick) Lugg of Kitchener and Kathy (Gary) Copeland of Port Dover. Proud grandmother of 13 and great-grandmother of 5. Predeceased by her grandsons Richard and Glenn Hauck. She loved doing crossword and jigsaw puzzles and had a witty sense of humour. It was the pride and love of her family that she cherished the most. This gracious, classy, humble lady will be missed dearly. Friends are invited to gather with the family to celebrate Murial’s life on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 2 p.m. at the Port Dover Legion. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Glenn and Richard Hauck Memorial Scholarship at the University of Toronto, Engineering, would be greatly appreciated. Arrangements have been entrusted to Thompson Waters Funeral Home, 102 First Ave., Port Dover, (519-583-1530). Online donations and or condolences can be made at www.thompsonwatersfuneralhome.ca

Elizabeth Livingstone-Bentley
LIVINGSTONE-BENTLEY, Elizabeth (Betty) Brown of Port Dover passed away surrounded by family on August 19, 2014 at Brantford General Hospital. Predeceased by her husband James Bentley (2002). Loving mother of Steve and his fiancée Michelle Lyons of British Columbia, Karen Bentley and her husband Phillip Chartrand of Simcoe, Brian and Jane Ann Bentley of British Columbia. Proud grandmother of Graeme and Garrett and dear sister of Mary Skinner of Simcoe. Elizabeth is also predeceased by her brothers Hugh and William and sister Jean Higgins. Elizabeth was an artist, golfer and avid bridge player. She was Head Librarian at Delhi Public Library. She worked for the Ministry of Agriculture as an inspector. The family invited friends to share their memories of Elizabeth on Sunday, August 24, 2014 from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. at Thompson Waters Funeral Home, 102 First Ave., Port Dover (519-583-1530). A Service to celebrate Elizabeth’s life was held on Monday, August 25, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, corner of Market and St. George Sts., Port Dover. Father Kendall Reimer officiant. For those wishing, donations to the Norfolk General Hospital would be appreciated by the family. Online donations and or condolences can be made at www.thompsonwatersfuneralhome.ca

Published August 20th

Amelia Pitre
HINCHLIFFE, Amelia Pitre. It is with great sadness we announce the stillbirth of Amelia on August 12, 2014 at Norfolk General Hospital. Precious daughter of Pachence Pitre and Adam Hinchliffe, loved sister of Myles and Isabelle Pender and Alexis Zorad. Much loved granddaughter of Maxine Pitre, Dennis McCutcheon, Paul Pitre, MaryAnn and Sydney Hinchliffe. In keeping with family wishes all services will be private.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Thompson Waters Funeral Home, 102 First Ave., Port Dover (519-583-1530). For those wishing, donations made to the Port Dover and Area Life Line Food Bank would be greatly appreciated. Online donations and or condolences can be made at www.thompsonwatersfuneralhome.ca

Published August 13th

Wayne Blake
BLAKE, Wayne Patrick of Port Dover passed away suddenly on Saturday, August 9, 2014 at Norfolk General Hospital in his 57th year. Loving husband of Josée, cherished father and stepfather of Kelsey Blake of Toronto, Tasha Blake of Kitchener, Jake (Briana) Adamson of Simcoe and Jessi (Avery) Adamson of Port Dover. Proud grandfather of Max, Sam and Layne. Wayne is also survived by his siblings Paul (Kelley) of Port Dover, Nancy (Wayne) Swan of Port Ryerse and Charles (Shelley) of Simcoe. Predeceased by his parents Terry and Mona and brothers Neil and Scott. Will also be fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews, Shannon, Shane, Josh, Justin, Darby, Jennifer, Neil and Daniel. Wayne was a semi-retired, longtime employee of the Nanticoke Generating Station. Friends are invited to meet with family to share their memories of Wayne on Thursday, August 14, 2014 from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. at Thompson Waters Funeral Home, 102 First Ave., Port Dover (519-583-1530). A mass of Christian burial will be held Friday, August 15, 2014 at 11 a.m. at St. Cecilia’s Roman Catholic Church, Lynn Park Road, Port Dover. Father Frank Murphy Celebrant. Interment at Port Dover Cemetery. For those wishing, donations can be made to the Maureen Dodd Elementary Arts Foundation and would be greatly appreciated. Online donations and or condolences can be made at www.thompsonwatersfuneralhome.ca.

Norah Jakiwchuk
JAKIWCHUK, Norah Wynfreda (nee Coles) died after a short illness on August 4, 2014 in her 91st year at Norview Lodge, Simcoe, Ontario. Predeceased by her loving and cherished husband, Andrew (Andy) Edward Jakiwchuk, on January 29, 1995. Norah was born in Liss Forest, Hampshire, England on May 11, 1924 in her Granny Coles’ bungalow. Her dream as a young girl was to become a Registered Nurse. She was a Registered Nursing Assistant (R.N.A.) while in England, nursing many including polio children and wounded soldiers (allied and enemy) during World War Two. She immigrated to Canada (Hamilton, Ontario) in September 1946 where she continued as an R.N.A. and met and married Andrew (Andy) Jakiwchuk on August 28, 1947. They were married for 47 years. Norah and Andy are survived by their six children: Susan (Robert) Armstrong of Townsend; Andrew (Kathy) Jakiwchuk of Brampton; Edward (Patricia) Jakiwchuk of Toronto; Margaret Siolis of Greece; Christopher (Kathy) Jakiwchuk of Brampton, and Shelley (Don) Barron of Port Dover. They will both be greatly missed by their six children, their spouses, 13 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. In keeping with Norah’s wishes, cremation has taken place and interment of her ashes took place on Sunday, August 10, 2014 at Port Dover Cemetery (Blue Line Road and Hwy. 6), Port Dover, Ontario with a short graveside service with family and friends attending. Also, in keeping with Norah’s wishes, a reception was held afterwards at The Royal Canadian Legion, 212 Market St. E., Port Dover.


Published August 6th

Diana Dougherty
DOUGHERTY, Diana Lynn (nee Mummery) of Port Dover has passed away after a brief illness on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at Norfolk General Hospital in her 60th year. Dearly loved wife of Brian and cherished mother of Brian Jr. (Laurie Swick-Dougherty) of Delhi and Brad (Joe Siegfried) of Mississauga. Affectionate grandmother of Kailey, Laiken and Ella. Diana will be missed by her siblings John (Heather) Mummery of Delhi, Vance (Dianne) Mummery of Simcoe, Leola (Ed LaForme) Mummery and Dorothea (Bob) Doherty all of Port Dover. Predeceased by her parents Vance and Patricia. Diana enjoyed travelling, reading, doing crafts and particularly loved to fish. The family wishes to invite friends to share their memories of Diana on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Thompson Waters Funeral Home, 102 First Ave., Port Dover (519-583-1530). A Graveside Service will be held in memory of Diana on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 12 noon at the Port Dover Cemetery. Father Kendall officiant. For those wishing, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated. Online donations and or condolences can be made at www.thompsonwatersfuneralhome.ca

Judy Pascoe
PASCOE, Judith Ann of Simcoe formerly of Port Dover passed away peacefully on July 28, 2014 at Norfolk General Hospital in her 70th year. Judy will be deeply missed by her loving daughter Nikki (Shannon) Porter of Port Dover and grandchildren Bailey and Bowen. Predeceased by her parents Harold and Helen Irwin (Brantford) and sister, Jane Irwin (Burlington). Fondly remembered by brother-in-law Richard Bachman (Burlington). Nieces, Shannon (Jamie) of Bristol, England, Bronwyn (her daughters Azura, Raven and Terra) of Victoria, BC, and nephew David (Karen) and their daughters Mahaila and Leona) of Ottawa. Judy was a strong-willed woman who overcame many obstacles in her life. Her infectious smile will be greatly missed by all those who had the chance to know her over her lifetime. Special thanks to Mary and Bobbi for all their support while Judy was at home and to the Palliative Team on 4B at NGH for their compassionate care. Friends were invited to meet with family to share memories of Judith on Friday, August 1, 2014 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Thompson Waters Funeral Home, 102 First Ave., Port Dover, (519-583-1530). A Celebration of Life will be held August 8, 2014 at 2 p.m. at the Port Dover Yacht Club. For those wishing, donations to the Norfolk General Hospital Foundation or Camp Trillium (Rainbow Lake) would be greatly appreciated. Online donations and or condolences can be made at www.thompsonwatersfuneralhome.ca

Larry Taylor
TAYLOR, Lawrence James. Died peacefully and with dignity in his 73rd year on July 29, 2014. Beloved husband and best friend of Debbie Taylor. Loving father of Ryan, Alison and step daughter Page Burton. Devoted grandfather of Morgan Avery. Best friend of his terrier Rosie Rose Bud. Larry was born in Brantford, Ontario but lived most of his childhood in Port Dover. He worked for the Royal Bank for 30 years and was well respected in his field by coworkers and clients. Larry was forced to retire in 1995 due to Multiple Sclerosis. The Taylor family would like to thank all the staff on the third floor of Sheridan Villa who looked after and cared for Larry. You made his life so much easier and enjoyable. Thank you for all that you do. In lieu of flowers Larry would like to have donations made to the MS Society. Visitation will be held at Glen Oaks Funeral Home, 3164 Ninth Line, Oakville, Ontario L6H 7A8; 905-257-8822 on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. followed by a Service of Remembrance at 12:00 p.m., reception to follow. Please sign the online book of condolences at www.glenoaks.com

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