Karel Vitamvas

There is a hole in our family and our hearts are hurting with the recent passing of Karel Vitamvas Sr on July 10th 2020, a dear husband of nearly 63 years to Olga Vitamvas, her first and only love. A loving father to Karel Vitamvas Jr and father in law to Cheryl Knight, he won the heart of Cheryl’s fur … Read More

Barry Henry Gillett

With sadness we announce the passing of Barry Henry Gillett “Puppy” on Sunday July 19, 2020 at 54 years of age. Son of Bud and Pat Gillett (Bud predeceased in 2018). He will always be the brother of Dan and Cindy Gillett, Lonnie and Colleen Gillett, Cally Gillett, Lacy and Paul Medd. Survived by 11 nieces and nephews and 9 … Read More

Richard Keith

With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Richard Dennis Keith on Monday July 20, 2020 at 61 years of age. Son of  the late James Grant Keith and the late Anne McGinnis Keith VonLukawiecki. Step son to the late Roman VonLukawiecki.  Father of Jason Chute, Grant Jacques, Trevor Keith, James Keith. Brother of Dan Keith, Brenda Cuming (Roger), Bryan Keith … Read More

Lola Jean Jillson

Lola Jean Jillson (Ewing) passed away peacefully at Bluewater Health Alliance, Sarnia with her family by her side on Sunday, July 19, 2020 in her 92nd year. Daughter of the late Thomas and Vera (Lewis) Ewing. Wife of the late Jack Jillson (1995). Mother of Tim Jillson (Sherrie), Chris Jillson (Andrea Sommise), Marnie Coene (Willie), John, Leah Sheeler (Dave Stankevich), … Read More

Lee Albert Graves

With the heaviest of hearts we announce the passing of Lee Albert Graves on Monday July 13, 2020 at 52 years of age. Husband of Kelly Elizabeth Graves (nee Campbell). Son of Ron and Jan Graves (nee Authier). Father of Melissa Copeland, Joel and Lyndsie Copeland, Tim and Tanya Copeland. Grandfather of Jadda, Hayley, Parker, Zander, Landon, Keaten, Harper, Emma, … Read More

Al Baker “AlB”

Al Baker, April 15, 1949 – July 15, 2020 It is with a heavy heart that I announce the sudden passing of my best friend and husband Al Baker (AlB) on July 15, 2020, at the age of 71. AlB was born April 15, 1949 to Edward and Edith Baker (predeceased) in Woodstock, Ontario. AlB is survived by myself, his … Read More

Catherine Lawson

Catherine (Cathi) Lawson, 74 years of age, passed away peacefully on Monday July 13 at CKHA with her family by her side. Born in Chatham, Cathi was the loving wife of Mike Lawson for 39 years. Proud mother of Stacy (Randy) Rybansky, Vance (Tami) Verleye and Jesse (Tonia) Verleye. Cherished grandmother of Zak and Cameryn Rybansky, Jessie (Jesse) Verleye and … Read More

Keith Milner

Keith John Milner, of Chatham, passed away on Tuesday July 14, 2020, at home surrounded by family. Loving husband of Shirley Ann Milner (nee Davidson) and beloved father of Carrie Milner (fiance Gary) and Deanna Mondo (Rodney). Proud grandfather of MaKaela, Ashantee, Emma, Abby, Logan, Faith, Ahliyah and Tatum. Brother of Mary Anne Shaw (Tom), Karen Loyer, and (the late) … Read More

Patricia Thomas

Patricia “Patty” Ann Thomas passed away peacefully in the early hours of Monday July 13, 2020. Predeceased by her husband William “Bill” Shelby Thomas (August 2, 1997). Loving mother of Shae Lynn Stanbra (Gregory) and Danielle Lee Thomas. Remembered fondly by her grandchildren; Logan Farquhar, Zackary Farquhar, Addison Stanbra and Taylor Langelier. Sister of Shirley Bevacqua, (the late Anthony, Sept … Read More

Julia Narbutas

Julia Narbutas – passed away on July 11, 2020, at Riverview Gardens. Born in Lithuania, she made Canada her new home after WWII, with her husband Walter. Julia was a farmer in Rodney ON for over 50 years, running the farming operation after the early death of her husband. She raised 4 children – daughters Nijole, Dalia, and Ramona, and … Read More