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

ROOKE, Mr. Brian George

ROOKE, Mr. Brian George, a resident of Chatham, after a courageous battle with cancer passed away at his home while surrounded by his family on Monday June 20,2016 in his 70th year. Husband of Sandra for over 27 years. Born in Regina, Saskatchewan, the son of the late John and Amelia Rooke. Brother of the late Sharon Patterson. Father of … Read More

Cremation – Did You Know?

Life Transition - Cremation in Chatham-Kent

Cremation has been used for thousands of years, and in many different cultures. For example, in England and Japan, cremation is the most widely practiced burial method. More Canadians are choosing cremation every year, for a variety of reasons.  An elaborate burial isn’t everyone’s preference. For some, a simple approach like cremation offers a meaningful expression of how they would … Read More