Comber ON Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Going green with funerals - Sherwood Park NewsFriday, June 2, 2017
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Obituaries: Bowlby; Gemmell; Lowe; Massullo; Meraw; Pence; Picken - Powell River PeakTuesday, April 4, 2017
Wrote a memoir entitled Marathon Swimmer (Maple Ridge: Waite Publishing, 2004).
Ann also made a splash on the small screen when she became a technical advisor on the CBC TV series The Beachcombers. She served as the double for actress Juliet Randall in the show's swim scenes.
From 1940 to 1982, Ann co-trained field-trial dogs with her husband (Joseph Thomas Meraw), who was renowned for training championship dogs.
Predeceased family members:
President Ulysses S. Grant (great uncle, mother’s side), Joe (husband), William (father), Phobie (mother), John Grant (Jack, brother), Norma Marie (Pat, sister), Delores, Thelma, Marcia, Kay and Jean Earl (cousins) and William (Bill, grandson).
Surviving family members:
Kathy and Kathy (nieces), Larry and Don (nephews), Christine and Mike (grandchildren). Mike writes, “Grandma you were my dancing and drinking buddy! We have some unfinished partying to do with John Bao in Vegas (look for us at one of your previous haunts: The CatHouse, Luxor Hotel next month). Birgit sends you a BIG HUG also. We love you! Vegas won’t be the same without you.”
Prayer, funeral service, burial:
To be held at 10:30 am and 12 pm respectively on Friday, March 24, at St. Luke’s Church, 20285 Dewdney Trunk Road, Maple Ridge. Ann will be buried in Maple Ridge Cemetery, next to her husband Joe, later that day at approximately 2 pm.Wally PenceSeptember 15, 1942 – March 18, 2017
A legendary man who would light up any room with his big personality, laughter and jokes, Wally’s adventurous spirit meant he lived life to the fullest.
He is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Sandy; friend and first wife, Carol; daughters Cindy (Les) and Carma (Ray); sons Brett (Jane) and Matt (Pam); stepdaughters Michelle (Andy) and Wendy (Jerry); and stepson Doug (Kristi). Wally will also be lovingly remembered by 18 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; sister Lee (Keith); many nieces and nephews; stepmother Mary; and countless friends. He was predeceased by parents Don and Harriet; brother Roy; and granddaughter Cassidy.
Wally’s zest for life included sports: curling, baseball and skiing, and an enthusiasm for hunting, which started young and turned to a passion for trapshooting. A c...
Mary Dom TangasThursday, January 19, 2017
Clearwater Beach, Florida. Here is where Mom was at her best, her multitude of friends, Jack, Boris and Paula, Susanne, Rodney to name a few and her Friday evening dinners at the Beachcomber, but most of all just sitting or walking on the beach enjoying the sunshine and chatting with people.
Proud mother of Phyllis (John) and Gus. Grandmother to Robert (Sara) and Jennifer. Great grandmother to Maggie, Sloane and James. Stepmother to Linda Dom. Sister-in-law Mary and her extended family. We will miss you dearly, but your spirit and name will always be evident in conversations, by the splashing of the waves against the shore, the sand beneath our feet or the flight of a seagull above.
Cremation has taken place.
Friends will be received at Dixon-Garland Funeral Home. 166 Main Street North, (Markham Rd) Markham, On. from 10:30am Sat. January 21 until time of Memorial Service in the chapel at 11:00 a.m. Reception to follow.
The family is ever grateful for the care and compassion provided by Bethany Lodge.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to:
Holy Theotokos Convent
4369 Faulkner Ave.
L4A 2R4 905:473:9009
Friends will be received at Dixon-Garland Funeral Home 166 Main Street North, (Markham Rd) Markham, Ont on Saturday, January 21, 2016 from 10:30 a.m. until time of Memorial Service in the Chapel at 11:00 a.m. Reception to follow.
"The Lord is my helper and I will not fear."
Janet Wright, Star Of 'Corner Gas,' Dead At 71 - Huffington Post CanadaWednesday, November 30, 2016
Her film credits include "The Perfect Storm,'' opposite George Clooney and Mark Wahlberg, and TV appearances on series "Dark Angel,'' "The King of Kensington'' and "The Beachcombers.
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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...
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...
'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...