Sydenham ON Obituaries and Funeral Related News
What's Open, Closed Easter Weekend - BlackburnNews.comThursday, April 12, 2018
Facilities: Blenheim and Thames Campus Arenas will be open on Friday and Sunday for scheduled rentals. All other arenas will be closed.The Blenheim Gable Rees Rotary Pool and the Wallaceburg Sydenham Pool will be closed on Friday and Sunday with regular hours on Saturday and Monday. Both pools will have an additional open swim on Monday starting at 1:30pm with the after-school swim cancelled at the Wallaceburg Sydenham Pool.Cultural Services:The Thames Art Gallery and the Chatham-Kent Museum will be closed on Friday and Monday. Both will open during regular hours on Saturday and Sunday. ARTspace will be closed on Friday, Sunday, and Monday. It will be open during regular hours on Saturday. The Ridge House Museum will be closed on Friday and open during regular hours on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. The Box Office and administration offices at the Cultural Centre will be closed Friday through Monday.Cemetery Operations:The municipal cemeteries’ administrative office will be closed on Friday and Monday. During this time, cemeteries staff will be available on call for funeral homes who are in need of at-need lot sales or interment orders. There will be no interments allowed on Friday. Local funeral homes have been provided with a list of required advance notice times to arrange burials over the weekend.Garbage and Recycling: Collection services will only be affected on Friday. Residents who would normally receive curbside collection on Friday will receive it on Saturday instead. There are no collection changes for the week of April 2. Residents can refer to the 2018 Recycling and Waste Collection Guide for further details.Transfer Stations:The Harwich Transfer Station and Wallaceburg Transfer Stations will be closed on Friday, but open on Monday. All other transfer stations will be open during their regular h...
Canada Day services altered - Chatham Daily NewsWednesday, July 5, 2017
July 4. Note that there will be no court on July 4 and July 5 as it is a Judicial Conference Week.Free open swims on July 1 from 1:30 – 4 p.m. at Blenheim Gable Rees Rotary Pool and Wallaceburg Sydenham Pool. All outdoor pools are closed. Bothwell Arena will be open for Canada Day celebration activities. All other arenas will be closed.Waste and Recycling: Garbage and recycling collection services will not be affected by the holiday. Collection will be on your regular day during the week of July 3. Please refer to the Recycling and Waste Collection Guide for further details. The Harwich Transfer Station, Wallaceburg Transfer Station and Chatham Leaf and Yard Depot will be closed on Monday, July 3. All other transfer stations will be open regular hours and will not be affected by the holiday.Chatham-Kent Health AllianceRoutine X-rays, electrocardiograms (EKG), and ultrasounds will not be available on Monday. These departments will be staffed to meet the needs of inpatients and emergencies.Ambulatory care services, out-patient rehabilitation services, out-patient laboratory services, pre-surgical screening services, diabetes education centre, pulmonary function lab and patient appointment offices will be closed on Monday. Health records will be closed on Monday up to and including Friday, and will reopen on Monday, July 10.The Chatham-Kent Mental Health and Addictions Program out-patient department will be closed on Monday. For any immediate crisis, call the crisis line at 1-866-299-7447.Elston Pharmacy, located at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Chatham Campus, will be closed on Monday.The oncology/chemotherapy department will be closed on Monday.The business office and cashier's office will be closed on Monday. Note there are two bill changers in the building to accommodate change for coin.Hemodialysis care will be open on Monday.The emergency departments located at Grand Avenue, Chatham Campus, and Sydenham Campus, Wallaceburg are open 24 hours daily.Let's block ads! (Why?)...
Lloyd JonesThursday, January 19, 2017
Place) Ellen, (Courtice) and Laurien (Stirling) – grandchildren, Christopher Schierholtz (Toronto) and Katie Schierholtz (Courtice).
He was the older brother of Thelma (deceased), Frances Willes (Sydenham), Janet Wootton (Peterborough), Betty Barker (North Bay), Beverly Wray (Kingston), Debbie Jones (Port of Spain, Trinidad), Blake Jones (Perth) and was a favorite uncle of many nieces and nephews.
Lloyd taught in Chesterville and Collingwood before coming to Belleville where he remained for the rest of his educational career, teaching at Q.S.S. and Centennial S.S. and then as curriculum coordinator and superintendent. He was the author of 2 books about Crow/Bobs Lake area, where he was born and where the family has cottaged for the last 60 years.
He was an avid outdoors man and enjoyed the time spent at Crow Lake with family and friends. He had been a Director of the Crow/Bobs Lake Schoolhouse Association.
He lived in Stirling for 56 years and had been on the Municipal Planning Board.
The family thank all the staff of Heritage Ward, Moira Place for their compassionate and professional care; also thanks to Darlene Jackson, the Alzheimer Association for her ongoing support and knowledge.
Cremation has taken place. Arrangements have been entrusted to the STIRLING FUNERAL CHAPEL 87 James St. Stirling, ON K0K 3E0 613-395-2424 with VISITATION to be held on Wednesday January 18th 2017 from 12pm-2pm with SERVICE to follow at 2pm .
If desired, donations can be made out to the Alzheimer’s Society or charity of...
Mom died trying to stop son from hurting himself: Husband - Toronto SunFriday, September 2, 2016
The fourth year Social Science student had a passion for mentoring new students and did so as an orientation week leader or so-called "soph" for social science and Medway-Sydenham Hall.
However, despite his ability to brighten the world around him, those who were close to Costa said he had long suffered mental health issues. Despite having a strong support network -- including friends, family and professional mental health workers -- he struggled.
SAM COSTA'S FULL STATEMENT
As we mourn the loss of Karen and Jeffrey, we do find solace in knowing that they are together in heaven.
As a mother and son, they had a strong and undeniable bond. They were at the core of a very loving family. Together we shared many milestones and happy memories. Our family was, and still is, grounded in respect, love and compassion for one another.
We, as a family, never wavered in our unconditional support for Jeffrey who had been struggling with mental health issues.
This unspeakable tragedy that occurred in our family home last week was the result of a loving and protective mother trying to save her son from harming himself.
Over the last 20 years with all the mental health fundraising efforts my family has been involved with, I never thought our lives would be so directly affected and altered by this illness. The void of their sudden loss is unexplainable.
We would like to thank York Regional Police, Western University, and the other agencies for their professional and respectful handling of our family tragedy.
Karen and Jeffrey were so cherished and loved by their family and so many countless friends, co-workers, acquaintances and classmates.
The words of condolences and support we have received have been overwhelming and have brought much comfort to myself and my other two children.
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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...
'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...