Goderich ON Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Elaine TrokeTuesday, May 09, 2017
Toronto. Ever remembered grandmother of Reese Hilton, Cameron Keech, Chase Hilton-Keech and Paige Hilton-Keech. Survived by siblings Sue (late Stan) Vodden of Bayfield and Russell Berry of Goderich. If desired, Memorial Donations to the Trenton Memorial Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the RUSHNELL FUNERAL CENTRE, 60 Division Street, Trenton (613-392-2111). On-line condolences at www.rushnellfamilyservices.com...
Police confirm canoeist who capsized in river northeast of Goderich died from drowning - London Free PressFriday, April 21, 2017
Police confirmed a man whose canoe capsized in a fast-flowing river northeast of Goderich died from drowning.Nicholas St. Pierre-Beke, 23, was canoeing with a friend — neither of the men were wearing lifejackets — on the Nine Mile River Friday when their boat struck a downed tree and overturned.St. Pierre-Beke became trapped under the canoe before his friend pulled him to the shore, where attempts to resuscitate him failed, police said.The drowning death — the first in Southwestern Ontario this year — came on a day when water levels in the Nine Mile River were high and fast-flowing, police said. The river runs from Lucknow to Port Albert, where it empties into Lake Huron.A visitation for St. Pierre-Beke is being held Wednesday from 1-2 p.m. at the Barthel Funeral Home in Cambridge, followed by a funeral at the same location.St. Pierre-Beke is remembered an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting, fishing and being in nature.“Nicholas had an incredible smile, and the way he laughed was infectious, bringing joy to everyone in the room,” said his obituary .“He had a genero...
In Memoriam - James W. 'Doc' Johnson - HarnesslinkWednesday, February 08, 2017
Bill Woodburn. Similar to Murray, Bill (and his father Lyle) were very good horsemen and devoted full-time farmers. If the horses needed to leave the local racetracks of London, Clinton, Goderich, or Dresden, they were handled by Fred and Shelley Goudreau on the Windsor/Hazel Park/Detroit Race Course circuit.
Michigan and Ohio (1970’s)
Doc and his good friend Don McIlmurray were inseparable in this era. They really had a lot of laughs together. They had some good luck together as well. Star Blend ($301,825) and Merrimac Hanover ($308,621) were products of this era. Doc was always impressed with Don’s ability, and creativity, in hanging up a trotter.
Gerald Aiken, Mike Kostor, and Ray Ramsey handled Doc’s horses during this time period. Gerald Aiken developed J R Bright ($219,357), and Ray Ramsey developed Ellies Rebel ($104,679) and Classic Crystal ($83,526). While Gerald did a lot of driving prior to his health issues, Mike and Ray helped introduce Doc to the era of the catch driver. Special thanks to favorite drivers Terry Kerr and Bill Gale.
Ted Taylor handled the raceway horses, and Kelly Goodwin handled the colts during this time period. Kelly developed Harbortown North ($156,548), which was one of Doc’s all-time favorites.
Some people retire to warmer climates, but Doc retired to Indiana to be with the horses. Outside of family and friends, the horse business was Doc’s passion and he wanted to spend his free time enjoying his passion. Doc had a special way with the horses. They enjoyed him as much as he enjoyed them. Thankfully, Joe Putnam was there to help Doc enjoy his remaining years in the horse business.
Joe was both friend and partner to Doc. They had a lot of fun and success together. Some of the better known horses campaigned by them on the Indiana circuit included BL Kidswillbekids ($169,082), Jim’s Lucky ($101,611) and California Joe ($117,875). Doc often commented on how Joe has many of the best qualities of the aforementioned trainers and drivers all rolled into one. Good horsemanship, patience, common sense, business sense, and competitive spirit were qualities Doc admired in Joe. Joe was like a son to Doc.
Doc was able to develop some great friendships in the business, but his time in Indiana was special. He was able to immerse himself in his passi...
Brian Edward 'Buck' Glanville Passes - Standardbred CanadaThursday, January 12, 2017
Published: January 9, 2017 12:53 pm ET
Standardbred racehorse owner Brian Edward ‘Buck’ Glanville passed away suddenly and peacefully at his work, Parrish and Heimbecker in Goderich, on Saturday, January 7, 2017. Born in Seaforth on October 14, 1955, Glanville, was in his 62nd year.
Beloved husband of Donna (nee Taylor) Glanville of Seaforth. Loving father of Marc Glanville and his wife Shannon of St. Thomas and Tanner Glanville and his fiancée Stacey Smith of Clinton. Cherished Papa Buck of Lucas and Nicolas Glanville. Dear brother of Larry Glanville, Cindy Engel, Brad Glanville, and brother-in-law of Jane Muir, Cathy Paterson (Rod), Lynn Proctor (Bill Crawford), Joyce Boussey (Bill) and Mark Taylor. Also missed by his aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends.
Predeceased by parents Meryl and Gloria (nee Clark) Glanville, parents-in-law William and Helen Taylor, his brother Doug Glanville, sister Sharon McNaughton and brother-in-law Monty Engel.
Glanville was a supporter of the Ontario harness racing industry, and in 2007 his Runway captured the Legends Day Trot at Clinton Raceway with John Campbell in the race bike.
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Cherie WellmanFriday, September 30, 2016
Daughter of James and Inez Kenny. Loving mother of Cody and JJ Wellman, both of Trenton. Dear sister of Todd (Nicole) Powell of Brighton and J (Tracy) Main of Goderich. Loving aunt of many nieces and nephews. She will be loved by many and missed by all. Arrangements under the direction of the RUSHNELL FUNERAL CENTRE, 60 Division Street, Trenton (613-392-2111). If desired donations may be made to the Lupus Foundation of Ontario or the Scleroderma Society of Ontario. On-line condolences at www.rushnellfamilyservices.com...
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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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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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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The Canadian Press
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. (...