Dunnville ON Obituaries and Funeral Related News
For someone who can't do much, Ethel is doing lots - St. Thomas Times-JournalWednesday, November 23, 2016
She began knitting for herself as a teenager.
“And I made plaid socks for my brother,” ETHEL WALKER recalls.
Later, as a wife and mom, the Dunnville, Ont. native knitted for a family which eventually grew to four boys and four girls as she and late husband, Clarence, made a life in St. Thomas. He was a salesman for Nicol Auto Electric and she worked at Essex Wire and in the cafeteria at Ford of Canada’s St. Thomas Assembly Plant until they removed to Manitoulin for a few years where a daughter lives.
Now, at age 92 — the balloons from her Nov. 1 birthday are still aloft in the kitchen of the tidy Ross St. home that son and daughter-in-law Paul and Kim Walker share — Ethel knits for others.
She has just finished 110 scarves for Christmas Care and Kim dropped them this week to the Times-Journal, where readers can leave donations for the community’s seasonal charity until Nov. 25.
Meanwhile, Ethel already has completed two scarfs for the 2017 collection. Her goal is to knit 150 of the hugs in the coming year for Christmas Care clients.
“I think Christmas Care is a pretty good idea.”
The scarves began as therapy after Ethel s...
Death Notices November 2016 - Port Dover Maple LeafThursday, November 10, 2016
Region. She was a seamstress of Burden Bears and spent her time knitting hats and booties for newborn babies at the hospitals. Vi and her husband were creators of Birchwood Acres Trailer Park in Dunnville. Family will receive friends at Pleasantview Funeral Home, 2000 Merrittville Hwy., Fonthill (corner of Hwy 20 and Merrittville 905-892-1699) on Saturday, November 12, 2016 from 10 a.m.- 12 noon with a service to celebrate Vi’s life in the funeral home chapel at 12 noon. Interment at Pleasantview Memorial Gardens. Memorial Condolences can be made to the Alzheimer Society or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. Please share your condolences, memories and photos at www.pleasantviewcemetery.ca.
Eugene StoneSTONE, Eugene Bryce. Unexpectedly, but peacefully, at Norfolk General Hospital on Wednesday, November 2, 2016. Eugene Stone of Simcoe, in his 67th year. Son of the late Bryce and Ruby (nee Hare) Stone of Scotland. Dear brother of Sharon and Charlie Cadman of Tillsonburg, Eileen and Dave Morden of Simcoe and Larry Stone and friend Bonnie of Fisherville. Uncle of Wayne Stone, Michael Stone, Bradley Morden and Jennifer Cadman. Friends were invited to call at Cooper Funeral Home, 19 Talbot Street West, Jarvis, on Friday, November 4, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. until time of service at 2:00 p.m. Interment, Port Dover Cemetery. In memory of Eugene, donations may be made to Kidney Foundation or the charity of your choice. Special thanks are extended to the Group Home Workers of NACL. Friends are invited to send condolences and sign the Book of Memories at www.cooperfuneralhome.ca
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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...
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...