Death Notices October 2017

 
Published October 25th

Brad Hunter
HUNTER, Bradley William Charles – Passed away on Saturday, October 7, 2017 in his 55th year. Beloved son of Helena and Raymond Hunter. Loving father of Chantelle Hunter and her mom Donna. Dear brother to Robert and Jeffrey. Nephew to Ann Clarke, Ed (Millie) Hunter, Russell (Deborah) Hunter, Ruth Murphy, Jeanne Stewart, Bill (Linda) Stewart and also survived by many nephews and cousins. Predeceased by his grandparents Bill and Emma Hunter and Clayton Scofield, Leota and Charles Stewart as well as uncles Elmer Clarke, Roy Murphy, and aunt Joan Hunter. Brad was self-employed at Hunter Concrete, Port Dover. A Celebration of Life Service was held on Saturday, October 14, 2017 from Knox Presbyterian Church, Port Dover at 11:00 a.m. Following the service interment took place at Port Dover Cemetery. South Coast Funeral & Cremation Alternatives Inc., 71 Norfolk Street N., Simcoe (519-426-5102) in care of arrangements. Those wishing to make a memorial donation in Brad’s name are asked to consider Knox Presbyterian Church, Port Dover. Online condolences can be left at www.southcoastfuneralservice.com

Sandra McFarland
McFARLAND, Sandra – of Windham Centre, passed away on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at home surrounded by the love of her family, in her 76th year. Predeceased by her husband Terrance (2009). Cherished mother and mother-in-law of Andrew and Rachel of Windham Centre and Jeff and Diane of Brantford. Loving grandmother of Branden, Joshua, Shaina, Pheobe, Grace and Gwendolyn and great-grandmother of Madison, Cailie and Chelsea. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Ralph and Louise of Norwood and Dorothy of Brantford. She will be sadly missed by her friends Sherril and Jack. Sandra was a devoted mother and grandmother; family was the centre of her universe. She was a loyal friend to many and was always on the go. Sandra enjoyed scrapbooking, painting and many other crafts. Friends were invited to meet with the family to share their memories of Sandra on Sunday, October 22, 2017 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Thompson Waters Funeral Home, 102 First Ave., Port Dover (519-583-1530). A Service to Celebrate Sandra’s life was held in the funeral home Chapel on Monday, October 23, 2017 at 11 a.m. The Reverend Jeff Smith officiated. Interment Port Dover Cemetery. For those wishing, donations to H/N Alzheimer Society would be greatly appreciated. On-line donations and/or condolences can be made at www.thompsonwatersfuneralhome.ca

William Montgomery
MONTGOMERY, William David (a.k.a. ‘Santa Claus’) – Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Friday, October 20, 2017 in his 73rd year. Predeceased by his parents William and Mary Montgomery. Loving husband to Elaine. Dear father of Bill (Blanche) Montgomery, Kathy (Ron) Socha, Chris Montgomery, Steve (Denise) Montgomery, Jen (Brian) Kay, David (Tammy) Zimba, Julie (John) Cotter, Francine (Ted) Payne and Joe (late Sylvie) Zimba. Predeceased by his son Christopher Zimba. Loving grandfather to 19 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and also survived by his sister Shirley. William worked at Dom Glass for 33 years. His love for the outdoors could find him riding his motorcycle with his friends at the Southern Cruisers or at his special fishing spot. He enjoyed his old car, playing music and eating his favourite donuts. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday, October 27, 2017 at Branch 158 of the Royal Canadian Legion, 212 Market Street E., Port Dover from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Those wishing to make a memorial donation in William’s name are asked to consider Camp Trillium Rainbow Lake. Online condolences may be left at www.southcoastfuneralservice.com South Coast Funeral & Cremation Alternatives Inc., 71 Norfolk Street N., Simcoe (519-426-5102) in care of arrangements. The family would like to thank the CCAC staff and all who helped; a special thank you goes out to Lora-Lynn VanBerlo (RN), Elana Lloyd (CBI Nurse), the VON Staff and Dr. Natalie McConnell for their many acts of kindness shown towards William and the entire family.
“Merry Christmas.”

Published October 18th

Ken Stanley
STANLEY, Kenneth James, of Port Dover, passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton on Friday, October 13, 2017 in his 88th year. Beloved husband of Ilene. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Kevin and Moreen Stanley of Long Point and Denise and Ted Davis of Simcoe. Loving grandfather of Erika and Jay, Brian and Marie, Craig, and Ian, great-grandfather of Ella, Hannah, Roy, Chloe and Olivia. Ken will be sadly missed by the Powell family. Ken loved fishing and boating, he was an avid sports fan and enjoyed watching sports of all kind. Prior to his retirement Ken was Director of Administration at McMaster University. A Memorial Service to celebrate Ken’s life will be held Friday, October 20, 2017 at 2 p.m. at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, (Market & St. George Sts.) Port Dover. The Reverend Tony Bouwmeester officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to Thompson Waters Funeral Home, Port Dover (519-583-1530). For those wishing, donations to a charity of choice would be appreciated. On-line donations and/or condolences can be made at www.thompsonwatersfuneralhome.ca

Published October 11th

Terry Smith
SMITH, Terence John “Terry” — of Port Dover, passed away at Norfolk General Hospital, Monday, October 2, 2017 in his 82nd year. Cherished husband of Julie. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Susan and John Chanyi, Garry (deceased) and Stacey Smith and Andy and Jackie Smith. Proud grandfather of Eric and Tiffany, Melissa and Braden, Brent, Ryan and Melissa, Aaden, Tristen and Amanda, Chris, Nicole and Glenn, and Lauren, Loving great-grandfather to Carson, Halle, Tyler, Avalyn, Cole, Ella, Ronin, Zoe, Weston and Emery. Dear brother and brother-in-law to Alex and Cheryleann of Cyprus. Predeceased by his parents William and Hilda. Terry was a proud submariner in the Royal Navy and a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #158 Port Dover. Friends were invited to share their memories of Terry at visitation Tuesday, October 10, 2017 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Thompson Waters Funeral Home, 102 First Ave. Port Dover (519-583-1530). A Legion Service was held Tuesday at 5 p.m. A Memorial Service for Terry will be held in the funeral home Chapel on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 11 a.m. The Reverend Frank Walker officiating. Interment Port Dover Cemetery. For those wishing, donations to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 158 or Simcoe and District Humane Society would be greatly appreciated. On-line donations and/or condolences can be made at www.thompsonwatersfuneralhome.ca

Published October 4th

Madeline Cleland
CLELAND, Madeline – passed away at Norview Lodge surrounded by the love of her family on Thursday, September 28, 2017 in her 88th year. Cherished mother and mother-in-law of Carol and Bernie Ellingson, Kent and Pam Cleland, Tresa Cleland, Steve Cleland and Barry and Joanne Cleland. Loving grandmother of Chris, Megan, Matthew, Adam, Jackie, Chase, Colton, Andrea, Andrew and Jessica, great grandmother of Ava, Nathan, Brayden and Chloe. Dear sister of Jack Oke, Doris Morrison and twin sister Noreen Morton. Predeceased by her husband Rae (2005), son Jackie (1966) and brother Ron Oke. Madeline was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother; family was the centre of her life. She did love to play cards and always enjoyed a good time with family and friends. A big thank you to the wonderful staff at Norview Lodge, for their care and compassion for our mother in her final years. In keeping with Madeline’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a private family service will take place at a later date. Thompson Waters Funeral Home, Port Dover (519-583-1530) entrusted with arrangements. For those wishing, donations to the H/N Alzheimer Society would be greatly appreciated. On-line donations and/or condolences can be made at www.thompsonwatersfuneralhome.ca

William “Morley” Hagen
September 17, 1936 – Port Dover
September 28, 2017 – Calgary
Morley Hagen, beloved husband of Lois Hagen (nee Misner) of Calgary, AB, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at the age of 81 years. Morley is survived by his wife of fifty-eight years, Lois; loving father of Tracy (Dan) of Cambridge, ON, Jeff (Charlotte), Paul (Andrea), Kerry (Garth) and Todd (Tracy) of Calgary, AB; proud grandpa of Tara, Allison, Graeme, Sydney, Michael, Sean, Caitlin, Lauren and Evan; Jared and Jennifer and their family; and David and Diana and their family. He is also survived by his brothers, Terry of Port Dover, and Patrick of Southampton. Predeceased in 2006 by his eldest son, Jay; his sister Beverly of Brantford; and brother Michael of Port Dover. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Gerard’s Catholic Church (8944 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Thursday, October 5, 2017. Cremation is to take place at a later date. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In Morley’s memory, if friends so desire, donations may be made directly to Diabetes Canada, 220, 6223 – 2nd Street S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 1J5 Telephone: (403) 266-0620, ext. 1112, www.diabetes.ca., or the Kidney Foundation of Canada, 6007 – 1A Street S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 0G5 Telephone: (403) 255-6108, www.kidney.ca.

Linda Nicholls
NICHOLLS, Linda Lillian – went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 surrounded by her family at the Norfolk General Hospital. Mrs. Linda Nicholls at the age of 73. Beloved wife of Jack for 49 years. Loving mother of Mark (Ingrid), Allison Caputo (Rich) and the late Rick (2015). Cherished and loving special Gramma and Nana to 6 beautiful granddaughters, Annycka, Nayomi, Jade, Eve, Sophie and Maya. Dear sister of Doreen Hancock (Bob), Judy Norman (Marvyn), Janice Montour (Kevin), Bill Wright (Marilyn) and Joyce Wright (Steve). Linda will be sadly missed by many other relatives and friends. Following cremation friends were invited to visit with the family on Sunday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Ferris Funeral Home, 214 Norfolk St. S., Simcoe. Linda’s service was held on Monday, October 2, at 11:00 a.m. from St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, 85 Lot St., Simcoe. Reverend Mikal Schomburg officiated. A private family interment will take place at Oakwood Cemetery at a later date. If so desired, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s society. Online condolences may be made at www.ferrisfuneral.com

Linda Stelling
STELLING, Linda of Port Dover, passed away at Brantford General Hospital surrounded by the love of her family on Monday, October 2, 2017 in her 74th year. Beloved wife of Walter Stelling. Loving step-mother to Al and Mandy Stelling. Loved grandmother to Scott and Riley, step-grandmother to A.J., and great-grandmother to Ariana. Will be sadly missed by nieces and nephews, Cyndi Savage, Bruce Agnew, Caroline Cox, Jennifer Chalmers, Jacqueline Watson, Jeffrey Stelling and their families. Dear sister-in-law of Alf and Brenda Stelling and Carol Agnew. Linda will also be missed by many great-nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Thomas and Olive Agnew and brother Ron Agnew. Before Linda retired she was an employee of Ontario Hydro, Nanticoke for 35 years. Friends are invited to meet with the family to share their memories of Linda at Thompson Waters Funeral Home, 102 First Ave. Port Dover (519) 583-1530 for visitation on Thursday, October 5, 2017 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. A Service to Celebrate Linda’s life will be held Friday, October 7, 2017 at 1 p.m. at Simcoe Gospel Chapel, Hwy. 3 Simcoe. Interment Port Dover Cemetery. Pastor Marty Brown officiating. For those wishing, donations to the Simcoe Gospel Chapel would be greatly appreciated. On-line donations and/or condolences can be made at www.thompsonwatersfuneralhome.ca

Posted: October 10, 2017

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