Ruth Ann Stewart

Stewart, Ruth Ann (nee Miller) Passed away peacefully at the CK Hospice with family by her side on Sept. 6, 2016. Born in Chatham in 1949. Daughter of the late Earnest and Laverne Miller. Ruth had a real passion for her family and will be deeply missed by Brad her husband of 48 years, daughter Angela and son-in-law Michael (Pestowka) … Read More

Aline Pedneault

PEDNEAULT, Aline nous a quitté en toute sérénité le 29 aout à l’âge de 69 à la maison de soins palliatif ( Hospice Chatham Kent ) .Elle est allee retrouver son grand amour Harlow Shaw .Elle laisse dans la deuil sa mère Etiennette Dallaire ,son père feu Michel Pedneault ,Ses freres et soeurs :,Renald (sa conjointe )Paulette ( Serges Brochu) … Read More

Jack Louwerse

LOUWERSE, Jack, 60, was called to his heavenly home on August 20, 2016 after a short, valiant battle with cancer. His devotion to his family and his firm belief in God supported him in his struggle and gave him peace. Jack was born to Marinus and Grada Louwerse (Veldboom), in Chatham, Ontario on December 19, 1955. Jack is survived by his … Read More

WEBSTER, Christine

WEBSTER, Christine, passed away Sunday August 14, 2016 at CKHA Public General in her 51st year. Daughter of Donald Bicknell and Fran McGoldrick. Mother of Jessica Brown (Webster) and husband Neill. Grandmother of Alexander Brown. Sister of Donna Wood. Also survived by Donald Bell, Christopher Bell and Natasha Sit (Bell). A gathering to celebrate Christine’s life to take place at … Read More

BURTCH, Mrs. Gladys Elaine

BURTCH, Mrs. Gladys Elaine, a life long resident of Chatham passed away while surrounded by family on Thursday July 28,2016 at 71 years. Daughter of the late Harold and Ella Mae Johnston (nee Furtah). Wife of Peter. Mother of Carol Sikkema and James Burtch. Mother in law of Rodica Burtch. Grandmother of Nicholas and Matthew. Special thanks to Chatham-Kent Hospice, … Read More

HEGMANS, Mrs. Dorothy

HEGMANS, Mrs. Dorothy, a resident of Chatham passed away while surrounded by family on Tuesday, July 26,2016 at 78 years at Copper Terrace. Born in Fairgrounds, Ontario, the daughter of the late Charles and Reta Reid. Mother of Wayne (Annette), Peter (Lori), Paul (Holly), Perry (Cindy), Pam (Jason) and Crystal (Barb). Grandmother of 11 and Great grandmother of 17. Sister … Read More

BROWE, James Peter

BROWE, James Peter, a resident of Blenheim, after a courageous battle with cancer passed away at his home while surrounded by his family on Monday July 25,2016 at 66 years. Husband of Rita for over 22 years. Born in Bothwell, the son of the late George and Mary Browe. Father of Michelle Rotschenk (Andy) and Mike Harris. Grandfather of Cody, … Read More

So What’s the Point?

So What’s the Point? Are you crazy?!? Why would you possibly want to open a new funeral home in a town already over saturated with funeral homes? The sale of one funeral home, causing you to lose your job, leaving you with the option to move or commute is not the necessary catalyst to venture out into the entrepreneurial world. … Read More

The Funeral Business is a Difficult One

The Funeral Business is a difficult one. We joke with each other here at Life Transitions that we don’t pray for people to die but we do pray that they call us when they do. As a family we pray for our business and for our client families. Our children pray for our business, their friends pray for our business … Read More

CORBIN, Mrs. Glena Lousie (Grosse)

CORBIN, Mrs. Glena Lousie (Grosse), a resident of Chatham passed away Sunday July 3, 2016 at CKHA Public General in her 84th year. Wife of the late William Finley and the late Stuart Corbin. Mother of Elynore, Barbara Jean, Howard (Christine), William, Carl, Stuart, Glenda (Glen), Dawn (Jeff), Kathleen and Paula. Grandmother of 14 and great grandmother of 11. Survived … Read More