Maria Bechard

Maria Bechard passed away on Thursday, April 28, 2022 after a long illness. She leaves behind her son, caregiver and best friend, Jeff Bechard. She is also survived by brother-in-law Donald Bechard (Jane, 2022) and will be missed by cousins Geert Kiers and Mary Kirby. Maria was born in 1942 in The Netherlands to the late Johanna and Martin Hellings and grew up with … Read More

Linda Sheeler

  We are saddened by the passing of Linda May Sheeler on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at the Chatham Kent Health Alliance. Linda was born in 1943 in Wallaceburg to the late Mary and Albert Sheeler. She will be missed by her brother Brian Sheeler, family members Phil and Jimmy Sheeler, and many other family members and friends. Linda was … Read More

Wiebren Melle “Mel” Hoeksma

Wiebren Melle “Mel” Hoeksma passed away on Monday, March 1, 2022 at Chatham Kent Health Alliance. Born in Tietjertk, The Netherlands 68 years ago. Predeceased by his father Wiebren Hoeksma and step father Frank deJonge but survived by his mother Dieuwke “Dorothy” deJonge.  Husband of Linda (Lewis, Desat). Step father of Jeremy Desat and Brittany Desat (Tony Vanderlei).  Grandfather of … Read More

Larry “Doc” Johnson

Larry Thomas “Doc” Johnson passed away on Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at the age of 75 in Victoria Hospital, London. Doc leaves behind his wife Brenda (nee Nead), his daughter Terri, and son Larry Jr (Jennifer). He will be missed by his grandchildren Tyler, Erica (Luke), Tori (Christopher), Nathan, and Ella, and his great grandchild Harlow Osborne. Doc was the … Read More

Mildred “Millie” Hartley

On January 20, 2022 Millie passed away at the Chatham Hospital. Her rest comes after years of battling cancer and illness. She will be sadly missed by children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She is survived by Bruce, Karen, Julie, Gord, Morris, Harold, Rose, and Steve. Millie will be remembered for her feisty spirit, her fortitude in raising children alone, and … Read More

Elaine Laidlaw

Elaine Ellen Laidlaw July 7, 1951 – January 17, 2022 A loving mother to Leajh (Richard), grandmother to Julius & Mariah and great grandmother to Maliyah. Predeceased by her husband Andy. A gentle caring woman who loved gardening and knew all her tree, plant & flower names, fed some of the wildlife (birds, squirrels, chipmunks and the bunnies), loved to … Read More

Chris Black

It is with heavy hearts that we are writing this notice for the passing of Chris Black.  Chris left this world much too soon and has left all of us deeply saddened by his early departure.  Chris will be missed greatly by his loving wife Michelle, his son Caelan and his daughters Avery and Madison (Joseph) – along with his … Read More

Pamela Jackson

We are sorry to inform all friends and family of Pam Jackson that she passed away on Friday, January 14, 2022. Pam was the much loved spouse of Danny Jackson. She was born in Chatham to the late Ross and Mable Oaks, and grew up in Dunnville with her family. She will be missed by her brother Tom Oaks (Carla), … Read More

Allen Savoy

  It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Allen Savoy (58) on January 7, 2022.  The youngest of 9 children, Allen was much loved.  He had a passion for life and at a very young age dabbled in electronics and impressed the family with his creativity and intelligence.  He graduated from Sarnia Lambton College as a … Read More

Paul Veres

We will deeply miss our hubby, dad and grandpa. Paul Stephen Veres passed away on Saturday, January 8th, 2022.  Paul was born in 1950 to Louis and Pearl Veres in Toronto, Ontario. He married his sweetheart, Judy Pettinger on May 10, 1975 and they built a wonderful life together. Paul loved his Judy and his daughter Sharon with all he … Read More