Death Notices August 2017

Published August 16th

Mary Lou Follington
FOLLINGTON, Mary Lou of Nordegg, Alberta passed away suddenly on Saturday, August 12, 2017 in her 57th year. Mary Lou was a former long-time resident of Port Dover. She was employed at the former Misner’s and Ivey’s for many years before making Nordegg, Alberta her home. She will be sadly missed by her mom Rose Follington of Simcoe; her brother James and Elazze Follington of Red Deer, Alberta; her sisters Jackie and Frank Thomas of Red Deer, Alberta; and Patty Devine of Port Dover. Nephews Jesse, Deago, and David of Red Deer, Alberta; Chris and Leah Devine and also her great-niece Luna and great-nephew Hunter of Port Dover. Also by her late dad Clarence Follington of Port Dover.

Published August 9th

Phil Awde
AWDE, Phil (September 4, 1924 – August 3, 2017). Loving husband to Shirley (Nottingham, passed June 2013). Loving father and best friend to son Tim, daughter Terry Dalimonte, her husband Dan, grandson Philip, granddaughter Elizabeth, and her husband Trever. Sincere thanks for the compassionate care by local CCAC, especially nurse Elana and Melissa, and to the staff of Stedman Community Hospice, especially Karen who soothed Phil in his final moments. Also, thanks to Phil’s many friends in the communities of Hagersville and Port Dover who expressed their concern of Phil’s health and always spoke so highly of his friendship. Cremation has taken place. No visitation or service will be held. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Stedman Community Hospice, Brantford.

Andrea Hare
HARE, Andrea Daphne (nee Feigenbaum) — Passed away on Monday, July 31, 2017, peacefully at Stedman Community Hospice in Brantford. Beloved wife of Brook Hare. Loving mother of Jaden and Abigail Hare. Cherished daughter of Marvin and Susan Feigenbaum and loved sister of Jeff Feigenbaum. Daughter-in-law to Gayle, Rolly and the late Ron and Phil, sister-in-law to Wanda, Angela and Brent. Caring aunt of Aaron, Nathan, Laiken, Charlotte, Chance, Harry and Melody. Andrea will be sadly missed by all who knew her. The perilous fight and suffering is done and she is finally at Peace. A Celebration of her life was held at the Selkirk Baptist Church on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 2 p.m. with visitation one hour prior to service. Interment of cremated remains followed at the Selkirk Union Cemetery. Those wishing to donate to the Stedman Community Hospice in memory of Andrea can do so at

Published August 2nd

Rhea MacLeod
MacLEOD, Rhea Catherine (nee Muth) of Port Dover, passed away Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at Norfolk General Hospital Simcoe in her 89th year. Predeceased by her husband Malcolm (2009). Dearly loved mother of Bruce. Dear sister of Reverend Malcom Muth and Gladys Elve. Aunt Rhea will be sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her siblings, Bill (Bing) Muth, Hilda Dodds, Jim (Laddy) Muth and Grace Rennie. Rhea was a long-time member of the Norfolk Horticultural Society and United Empire Loyalist. She was a great cook, loved to can and took great pleasure in both. A graveside service was held to honour Rhea’s life on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Port Dover Cemetery. The Reverend Malcolm Muth officiated. Arrangements entrusted to Thompson Waters Funeral Home, Port Dover (519-583-1530). For those wishing, donations to ‘Help a Child Smile’ would be greatly appreciated. On-line donations and/or condolences can be made at

Sandra Robinson
ROBINSON: Sandra Gail (Sandy) – Passed away peacefully at the Norfolk General Hospital, Simcoe on Saturday, July 29, 2017 in her 76th year. Daughter of the late William and Edna Vickers. Wife of the late Raymond Robinson. Loving mother of Lynn Robinson-Smith of Port Dover. Dear Nana of Raelyn and Reid Smith, Chad Goetz, Tia, Avery and Nicholas, TJ, Derek and Brenna. Predeceased by her sister Shirley Gaska. A Celebration of Life will take place for Sandy at Branch #158 of the Royal Canadian Legion, 212 Market Street, Port Dover on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 from 6:00 till 9:00 p.m. Cremation has taken place. South Coast Funeral & Cremation Alternatives Inc., 71 Norfolk Street North, Simcoe (519-426-5102) in care of arrangements. Those wishing to make a donation in Sandy’s memory are asked to consider Dover Cliffs’ Residence Fund or the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Online condolences can be left at

Posted: August 1, 2017

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