Arthur ON Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Death Notices - March 2019 - Port Dover Maple LeafWednesday, March 27, 2019
Port Dover Legion on Sunday, May 26, 2019 from 1-4 p.m.
Shirley RobertsonROBERTSON, Shirley – passed away January 23, 2019 in Hamilton. Predeceased by her beloved husband, Arthur (2017). She is dearly missed by her children Pauline (Hal) Marquis, Darlene (Gerry) Pruden, Gordon (Cherryl) Kane, Art Jr. (Margaret) Robertson, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Shirley was a long-time resident of Port Dover, a member of Woodhouse United Church and the UCW. Cremation and a family service have already taken place. A celebration of Shirley's life will be held at Woodhouse United Church at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 29, 2019.
Published March 13, 2019
Sharon McKenzieMacKENZIE, Sharon Elizabeth of Simcoe – Passed away at the Norfolk Hospital Nursing Home on Monday, March 4, 2019 in her 79th year. Daughter of the late Russell and Mildred Churchill. Much beloved wife of the late John Bruce MacKenzie. Loving mother of Sandra MacKenzie (Jeff McQueen), James MacKenzie (Heather Jenereaux), Diane Gerrett (George Misener), Micheal MacKenzie (Natalie) and Cindy Ashton (Brian). Also surviving are her 14 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her 8 siblings. Sharon was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #79. Friends were invited to meet with the family on Friday, March 8, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at The Baldock Funeral Home, 96 Norfolk St. N., Simcoe where the funeral was held on Friday at 12 noon. Reverend Kathryn Vance officiated followed by interment at Oakwood Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in Sharon's memory are asked to consider the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Online condolences at www.baldockfuneralhome.com
Ashley St. JulesST. JULES, Ashley (Gravelle) of Port Dover passed away suddenly Saturday, March 2, 2019, in her 36th year. Cherished and loved daughter of Karen and Larry St. Jules of Port Dover and Michael Gravelle of Sault Ste. Marie. Dear sister and best friend of Joshua of Oshawa and always remembered by boyfriend Brian Jacobs. Loving granddaughter of Anthony and Doreen Ciaschini of Sault Ste. Marie. Sadly missed by her aunts and uncles, Debbie, (Mark), Kathy, Anne Marie, Mark (Andrea), Jo Anne (Carlo), Roger, Theresa (Terry), Pat (Randy), Bobby (Heather), Henry (Maureen), Gloria, Eddie (Annette), and many cousins. Ashley was passionate about the care and rescue of animals, she enjoyed her job as a sandwich artist at Port Dover and Cayuga Subway and in her spare time she liked to read and cook. She will be remembered by many for her friendly and outgoing personality. All services will be private, arrangements have been entrusted to Thompson Waters Funeral Home, 519-583-1530. For those wishing, memorial donations in Ashley's memory can be made to the Simcoe and District Humane Society. On-line donations and/or condolences can be made at www.thompsonwatersfuneralhome.ca
Peter WingfieldWINGFIELD, William "Peter" — With profound sadness we announce the passing of Pete after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was the beloved husband and best friend of 47 years to Carole Wingfield (nee Smith). Cherished father of Christopher (Olivia) Wingfield of Chamby, Switzerland and Stacey (Shane) Stuart of Berlin, Germany; dear Bapa of grandchildren William and Oriana, Willow, Maya, Brynn and Kian. Peter was predeceased by his mother Dorothy (nee Hoover) and father Bill Wingfield, sister and brother-in-law Ann and John Rowbottom, brother and sister-in-law Steve and Lois Wingfield. Pete will be greatly missed by his little sisters, Jane White of Simcoe and Kelly (Ron) McEachen of Parkhill along with his special bro...
Brazil's Lula to ask to leave prison for grandson's funeral - CityNews VancouverSaturday, March 02, 2019
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will ask a judge to release him from prison to attend the funeral of his 7-year-old grandson.
Workers’ Party Chairwoman Gleisi Hoffmann said da Silva’s grandson Arthur died of meningitis on Friday.
“We will do everything we can for you to see him,” Hoffmann wrote on Twitter.
On Jan. 29 da Silva was not allowed to attend the funeral of his brother Genival Inacio da Silva.
Brazil’s federal police argued there were security concerns if the former president left the city of Curitiba to attend ceremonies 400 kilometres (249 miles) away in Sao Paulo.
The boss of the federal police is former Judge Sergio Moro, who sentenced da Silva to prison for corruption and money laundering.
The Associated Press
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Cornwall funeral home faces hearing over alleged paperwork violations - Standard FreeholderSaturday, March 02, 2019
McArthur Bros. & MacNeil Funeral Home & Chapel on Tuesday December 18, 2018 in Cornwall, Ont. Alan S. Hale/Cornwall Standard-Freeholder/Postmedia Network
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McArthur Bros. & MacNeil Funeral Home & Chapel in Cornwall and Parker Funeral Home in Morrisburg are in peril of being shut down because the owner and funeral director of both businesses, Bonnie Parker, may be stripped of her licence.Last month, the Bereavement Authority of Ontario (BAO) issued a notice saying it intends to revoke Parker's funeral director and funeral establishment operator licences because of "financial mismanagement and record keeping compliance and misconduct." Parker said she intends to vigorously dispute these allegations and has already launched an appeal to challenge them in front of a tribunal.Parker believes she will win the appeal and plans to contin...
7 white caskets as Halifax says goodbye to children lost in house fire - CBC NewsSaturday, March 02, 2019
Halifax on Saturday. The siblings, who died in a house fire earlier in the week, are survived by their parents. (Darren Calabrese/The Canadian Press)Nova Scotia's lieutenant governor, Arthur J. Leblanc, said what happened to the Barho family was "an almost unimaginable tragedy."'Dream has been shattered'"Like any family that comes from a war-ravaged country, they had hopes and dreams for a new life in Canada. And that dream has been shattered," Leblanc said.Nova Scotia's deputy premier, Karen Casey, said the province will continue to support the family."We will not abandon you, we will not leave you, we will travel this journey with you. Please accept our love, please feel our warm embrace," Casey said.Natalie Horne and Leno Ribahi of the Heart Society, the group that sponsored the Barho family, reflect on their legacy and how the community is rallying in response to the tragedy. 1:00Andy Fillmore, MP for Halifax, said the federal government is continuing its work to bring relatives of the family to Canada "as quickly as possible so they can be by your side."Halifax's deputy mayor, Tony Mancini, said he was "inspired by the way our neighbours have come together" to help the Barho family."I'd encourage each of you to use the sadness we share as a community to fuel acts of love and kindness toward our family, friends and neighbours," Mancini said.Sheikh Hamza Mangera, imam at Ummah Mosque, told the mourners that the children's lives teach us how each day is precious. "Life is so short, there isn't enough time to love. I don't know where people find time to hate," he said in English. The funeral ended with a prayer and all seven caskets being wheeled out of the Cunard Centre.'I've never seen something like this'Rukiya Ali was one of hundreds of people who attended the funeral. She said she lost two of her own children suddenly - one was 12 and the other was 30."Everyone is sad, everyone is mourning these people. I've never, since I was born, seen something like this. Seven children at once? It was a heart attack for me," Ali said.Caskets of the seven Barho siblings rest on a stage behind Halifax Fire and Police honour guard during the funeral for the Syrian refugees in Halifax on Saturday. (Darren Calabrese/The Canadian Press)Gail Arnold said the funeral was "absolutely beautiful," adding it made her feel proud to be Canadian.Arnold said she came to show support to the Muslim families throughout Canada and to show she cares about immigrant families. She said her thoughts are with the parents."I don't know how that poor mother or father are going to get through this. Those beautiful children, such a loss," she said.Children added 'light' to our livesMargaret MacDonald tutors English through the Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS).MacDonald said her church sponsored a family a year and a half ago: a mother and father with two children. She said the family she helped sponsor was friends with the Barho family."These beautiful children have added such light and love to our lives too and it's a great loss for everyone," MacDonald said.All were welcome to attend the funeral, which included an introduction and prayers for the Barho children and their parents, said Yousri ahead of the funeral."In our traditions, we don't break the sorrow at the funeral. We don't joke, we don't laugh - we do it as a kind of respect," said Yousri.After the burial and a vigil, Yousri said the sorrow is broken to recall joyful m...
Emily Joyce Conner Gothreaux - Jennings Daily NewsThursday, April 12, 2018
Thursday from 9 a.m. until time of service.Emily will be laid to rest next to Billy at Prien Memorial Park Cemetery in Lake Charles following Mass.Emily was born on Feb. 24, 1926 in Lake Arthur to Clopha and Olezema Guillory Conner.She was one of nine children in a modest home that, as she put it, “always had lots of love.” She married Vernace Billy Gothreaux on Nov. 6, 1943 and together they raised five children while living in Sweet Lake, Lake Charles, Franklin and Eunice before moving to Welsh.She was a faithful member of Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Church for many years. As a parishioner, she sang in the choir, served on the Parish Council, taught religious education to high school students in her home, and was a lifetime member of the Catholic Daughters.She was a porcelain china artist whose beautiful creations adorn the homes of all her family and many, many friends. She enjoyed writing about and teaching others to paint and was a member of the Louisiana Porcelain Art Guild. She loved cooking and baking for her family. She treasured spending time with her children and grandchildren and hosted “camp Gothreaux” for many summers. Christmas and Easter were her favorite holidays.She was also an original member of the Golden Girls – a fun-loving group of widows from the Welsh area who knew how to pass a good time and were famous to anyone who knew anything in Welsh!Left to cherish her memory are her loving children and their spouses. Her son Earl Gothreaux married to Janis of Lake Charles; her daughter Evel...
Clark Davey, 1928-2019: 'The true journalist of journalists' - Ottawa CitizenWednesday, March 27, 2019
He was heartbroken after failing his medical, but an English teacher told him that people would pay him to write. So he enrolled in the first journalism degree course taught at University of Western Ontario, graduating in 1948 and joining the newsroom of the Chatham Daily News.There, he worked under Richard "Dic" Doyle, but moved to Kirkland Lake when the Thomson newspaper chain made him editor-in-chief of the Northern Daily News. His time there was brief, however, as his girlfriend, Joyce Gordon, issued him an ultimatum: Northern Ontario or me. He chose her: they married in September 1952.In the meantime, he joined the newsroom of the Globe and Mail, where his mentor Doyle had been working for a year.As a reporter with the Globe, Davey covered national and international affairs, including the Suez Canal crisis, the St. Lawrence Seaway project and the cancellation of the Avro Arrow program. During the 1957 federal election campaign, he recognized that Tory leader John Diefenbaker was gaining momentum and might actually win, and convinced his editors to allow him to stay with the Chief's campaign for 40 days.
Clark Davey, former publisher of the Montreal Gazette, displaying a mock-up of the paper's new Sunday edition in 1988.
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When Doyle became editor of the Globe in 1963, he chose Davey as his managing editor, and, according to Mills, the two raised the broadsheet's reputation from that of a local paper to a national one. Davey was managing editor for 15 years before joining the Vancouver Sun in 1978. He was publisher there until 1983, when he took over at the Gazette. He was publisher of the Citizen from 1989 to 1993. He was also president and chair of The Canadian Press, and co-founder and president of the Michener Awards Foundation that oversees the country's most prestigious journalism prize."He was the true journalist of journalists," says Kim Kierans, journalism professor at University of King's College in Halifax and Michener Foundation board member. "He told me when I last saw him in November, ‘If we're not providing the encouragement for journalism organizations and journalists within them to do the journalism that matters, then we're in trouble as a democracy.'"He was also a lovely man, smart and sparkling … with incredible enthusiasm for the business and its future."According to Mills, Davey, who in 2002 led a protest on the steps of the Ottawa Citizen after Mills was fired for running an editorial critical of then-prime minister Jean Chrétien, was known as tough and gruff, "but deep down he was a really kind and thoughtful person, and a very good friend who was always fair to people. But if you didn't know him, he could be intimidating."And although he called the shots on the job, it was Joyce who ruled the home roost. According to son Ric, his father only stopped the presses twice - once while at the Globe, when Joyce called him to report that she and Ric thought they had just seen a UFO."That was the kind of pull she had over him," says Ric.Clark Davey is survived by his wife, Joyce; brother Kenneth George; children Ric (Rita Celli), Kevin (Margaret) and Clark Jr. (...
BRIAN DAVID MUEHLMAN - Burlington County TimesWednesday, March 27, 2019
Brian enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was an avid whitetail deer hunter, traveling throughout United States and Canada hunting with his grandson, Kurt. Brian was a USCG Charter Captain on Lake Ontario for 15 years. His most cherished time was spent with his grandchildren. Survivors include his wife, Gail Krauss Muehlman; his mother and step father, Margaret (Rex) Smith of Wexford; daughter, Candi (Joe) Landles of Evans City; step daughter, Becky Flagler of Pittsburgh; siblings, Connie Federbusch, Laurie (Ron) Mahen, and Mark (Pam) Muehlman, all of Mercer; nine grandchildren, Kurt, Mariah, Rayna, Seth, Brandon, Riley, Connor, Liam, and Nico; and several nieces and nephews. Brian was preceded in death by his father, Paul Muehlman and his brother in law, Oscar Federbusch. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, from 2 to 8 p.m. at the MARSHALL FUNERAL HOME, 200 Fountain Ave., Ellwood City. Friends will also be received at the funeral home on Thursday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the blessing service at 11:30 a.m. Rev. Father Mark Thomas will officiate. Interment will follow in Holy Redeemer Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Brian's memory may be made to the Steven King Foundation, 621 Street, Jetmore, KS 67854 or Victory Junction, 4500 Adams Way, Randalman, NC 27317. Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh. com.
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Cecile J. Briggs - WatertownDailyTimes.comWednesday, March 27, 2019
Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. There will be no funeral services and burial will be at a later date in Calvary Cemetery, Massena.Cecile was born on November 14, 1933 in Cornwall, Ontario, the daughter of Claude and Bertha (Belanger) Villeneuve. She married Joseph Maugeri Jr. on February 21, 1958. He predeceased her on April 19, 1972. She later married Ivan Briggs on June 20, 1975. He predeceased her in June 2001.She enjoyed playing bingo, traveling and spending time on social media.She is survived by her son Joseph Maugeri III and his wife Becky of Clayville, NY; three grandchildren, Joseph, Benjamin and Matthew Maugeri; a brother, Cyril and wife Sylvia Villeneuve and two sisters, Claudette Lefebvre and Bernadette Good as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two sisters Bernice Sequin and Marie Claire Payette.Arrangements are under the direction of Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. Memories and online condolences may be share with the family at www.PhillipsMemorial.com.
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