Acton ON Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Businessman John Moore who built Pickering Electronics from nothing will be 'greatly missed' - Clacton and Frinton GazetteWednesday, July 5, 2017
Astralux Dynamics in Brightlingsea, he moved to Great Bentley.That job did not work out so he started his own company and Pickering Electronics was launched.Its UK factories in Clacton employ about 160 people, with two more factories in the Czech Republic and offices in countries throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australasia.Mr Moore was incredibly proud of Pickering and all its employees, and was still involved in the company until the last few weeks of his life.He died last month after a short illness.Company director Graham Dale said: “Pickering has been based in Clacton for around 45 years.“In that time, John has seen many hundreds of employees pass through our doors, some staying with the company for 20, 30, or even 40 years.“John always had a high regard for our staff, considering them to be our most valuable asset.“In turn, he was held in high regard by so many and will be greatly missed.”Pickering’s 49 year history will continue to be overseen by Mr Moore’s son Keith.He said: “My father built Pickering from nothing to employing over 300 people worldwide exporting 90 per cent overseas.“I have every intention to continue this growth while keeping Pickering’s original values and employee-orientated behaviour”.He leaves behind wife Rosemary, son Keith and five grandchildren, two of whom work at Pickering.His funeral takes place at Weeley Crematorium tomorrow at 12.30pm.Mourners are being urged to wear bright clothing in celebration of his life and achievements.Let's block ads! (Why?)...
Rev. Jelle NutmaTuesday, May 9, 2017
Jelle was born to Harmen and Grietje Nutma, February 22, 1928, in Oostrum, Friesland, The Netherlands. He is predeceased by his brothers Jaap, and Sjouk. He ministered in 11 churches: Athens, 1957, Acton, 1959, Dundas, 1963, Bowmanville, 1966, Wyoming, 1971, Thunder Bay, 1977, Smithville, 1981, Rocky Mountain House, 1986, Strathroy, 1990. Until we meet again dad. Visitation at STONEHOUSE-WHITCOMB FUNERAL HOME, 11 Mountain Street, GRIMSBY (905-945-2755) on Thursday, May 11, 2017, from 5 - 8 p.m. The Funeral Service will take place at Mountainview Christian Reformed Church, 290 Main Street East, Grimsby, on Friday, May 12, 2017, at 1 p.m. Interment to follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. If desired, memorial contributions to Parkinson Canada would be sincerely appreciated by the family.
Robert Flynn, Longtime Mechanic And Machinist, Dies At 81 - Patch.comFriday, February 17, 2017
February 10, 2017, in Framingham. He was a loving and devoted husband to Carole A. (Santoro) Flynn for over 48 years and was the son of the late Rose A. (Cassidy) and John F. Flynn, of Concord and Acton.Mr. Flynn was raised and educated in Woburn and the Boston area and attended Wentworth Institute evenings for five years. He was employed as an auto mechanic & machinist for several years at area companies, including RCA and Auto Engineering, before working for himself, followed by over 22 years as a mechanical technician at Digital Equipment Corporation from which he retired. Bob could successfully turn his hand to many tasks, as evidenced by the tremendous amount of renovations he did on the antique home he purchased prior to marriage. He was a life-long enthusiast of antique automobiles and Classic cars and was very knowledgeable on most makes. He also enjoyed classic movies and many types of music. Mr. Flynn took great delight in his children and grandchildren and their development and accomplishments. He also loved his four English Setters through all their years, and currently Annie, a very smart Brittany Spaniel. In addition to his wife, Mr. Flynn leaves his beloved children and their families: John R. and Laura M. Flynn of Sudbury, Charles T. and ...
Deaths published Nov. 8, 2016 - Tulsa WorldWednesday, November 30, 2016
Service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Immanuel Baptist Church. Rogers.
Moesta, Benaldine, 89, Valparaiso First Insurance Co. secretary, died Saturday. No services planned. Schaudt’s, Glenpool.
Acton, Tommie Jean (Taylor), 64, homemaker, died Sunday. Memorial service 1 p.m. Wednesday, Faith Church, Glenpool. Green Hill, Sapulpa.
King, Ted Leon, 76, rodeo cowboy and veteran, died Saturday. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Benjamin Funeral Service, Nowata, and service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Wann Community Center, Wann.
McFarland, David Kyle, 39, Owasso Liquor and Wine assistant manager, died Sunday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Mowery Funeral Service, and service 10 a.m. Wednesday, First United Methodist Church.
Hargreaves, Maureen, 74, clothing designer, died Friday. Memorial service 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Gary Kelley’s Add’Vantage Funeral Service Chapel, Tulsa.
Hall, Donald Wayne “Wildman,” 50, electric company right of way maintenance worker and veteran, died Friday. Service 2 p.m. Friday, Benjamin Funeral Home Chapel, Nowata.
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Eric Scott Waterhouse - Fairfield LedgerWednesday, November 30, 2016
Washington, Iowa; grandparents, Lonnie and Karen Pickering of Pleasant Plain, Iowa; grandmother-in-law, Laura Cline of Lockridge, Iowa; sister-in-law, Billi-Jo Anderson and husband Art of Acton, Massachussets; and sister-in-law, Kami Cline of Fairfield, Iowa.
Eric was preceded in death by his grandfather, Bob Waterhouse Jr.; an infant sister, Carissa Waterhouse; and an uncle, Jason Waterhouse.
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'They lost their goalie': Don Mills Flyers pay tribute to murder victim Roy Pejcinovski in emotional return to the ice - Toronto StarThursday, April 12, 2018
Flyers and Marlboros. (Vince Talotta / Toronto Star)Pejcinovski was a promising prospect in next year’s Ontario Hockey League draft. “We remember him as a teammate and friend,” West said, urging the boys to “sit together, support each other, and keep playing the game.” And they did, but with a twist. The two teams tossed their sticks into pile at centre ice — with no discernible divide between Flyers and Marlboros. Players picked sticks at random, shuffling them like a deck of cards into two new teams.They then peeled their rival jerseys and put on new ones, black or white with a capital “R,” for Roy, in burgundy. The colour in the boys’ socks — orange and black for the Flye...
Brockville area joins in mourning - Brockville Recorder and TimesThursday, April 12, 2018
Humboldt later this week. https://t.co/DvpAsm2Ybw#HumboldtStrong#PutYourStickOut#XBRpic.twitter.com/h2EyHhQjrj
— City of Brockville (@BrockvilleON) April 9, 2018Organizations across Ontario were paying tribute to the victims of last week’s fatal bus crash.The bus carrying the junior hockey team to a playoff game collided with a semi truck in northeast Saskatchewan on Friday, killing 15 people and leaving 14 others injured.The fatalities included 10 young teammates, ranging in age from 15 to 21, and five team personnel. Like many people across the country, the Wilsons placed a hockey stick on their porch in what has become a universal tribute to the lost players.The book of condolences is the product of city staff’s collaboration with Brockville’s Irvine Funeral Home.The tragedy also hit close to home for Mike Galbraith, a funeral director at Irvine who helped coordinate the book of condolences.“As a hockey dad, as a parent, as a funeral director, I can appreciate the chaos that’s going on,” he said.“Sometimes, people need an outlet.”Signing a book of condolences is a small way of confronting the powerlessness one feels in the wake of such a tragedy, said Galbraith.“This one’s kind of near and dear to the heart,” he added.“If I had the means and the time, I would fly out there today on a plane and help them out.”The Brockville Braves plan on contributing one dollar from every ticket sold to Tuesday’s Game at the Memorial Centre to a crowdsourcing fund for the victims. Galbraith said another version of the book of condolences will be set up at the arena ahead of that game.“It will all be added to one and sent off at the end of the week,” he added.Some 30 people had signed the city hall book as of mid-afternoon Monday, as word of the tribute began slowly to spread.Some of the people signing came from out of town, including Prescott, Mallorytown, Delta and Kingston.All of the local signatures and messages will be conveyed to Humboldt city hall.Elsewhere locally, organizers of the Brockville Winter Classic Weekend used their Facebook account to post tributes to the Broncos and a link to the crowdsourcing page.Brockville Mayor David Henderson said the scope of the tragedy extends beyond the world of hockey.“I think it wa...
Appeal ends, nearly $6000 raised - Sault StarThursday, April 12, 2018
Hunter Chamberlain and their son, Bentley, died last Tuesday. Their SUV, northbound on Highway 69 near Parry Sound, crossed the centre line and collided with a transport. The SUV caught fire. Ontario Provincial Police have not released the names of the deceased pending identification by Ontario Centre of Forensic Sciences. Whitehead's best friend, Rebecca Chapman, launched a GoFundMe appeal (https://www.gofundme.com/help-support-jodey-whitehead) on Friday to help Victoria's mother, Jodey Whitehead, pay for funeral costs. Her goal was $2,000. That target was exceeded by more than 50 per cent within 24 hours with $3,186 donated by 66 contributors by 10 a.m Saturday. By Sunday afternoon, the tally grew to $5,980 from 136 donors. In an update, Chapman thanked donors and said the appeal was finished. “As per request by the family, I will be closing donations and taking the funds to them,” she said. “They decided that this is an overwhelming, but very appreciated amount of support, and that they would like me to close the fund as we have reached nearly $6,000.”Many donors offered their condolences about the trio's death. “My heart goes out to anyone impacted by this tragedy,” said Danielle Heatley. “I can't imagine the pain of losing a child and grandchild,” said MaryClaire Wood in a post. “I pray you find the strength to deal with this terrible loss.“Thanks to everyone for their generosity,” said Jonathan White...