Gordon Hands

With deep sadness, we announce the passing of our Dear Gordon Keith Hands. Our hearts are heavy, but also uplifted as we know the Angels have taken Gord back to Heaven and he is in the Almighty Kingdom of God. He lived a full and adventurous life of 85 years. Although nearing the end of his journey here on earth, … Read More

Dan Demers

We are saddened to announce the passing of Daniel Demers on Wednesday, June 17th, 2020 in his 72nd year. Dan was surrounded by his loving family as he passed away and will be forever missed by his daughter Dianna Demers (partner Dave LeClair). Papa will also be missed by Blake, Owen, Alexis and Kamden. Dan will also be missed by … Read More

RuthAnn Toulouse

With broken hearts we announce the passing of RuthAnn Toulouse (Ellis) who passed away with her children and sister by her side on Friday June 19, 2020 at the age of 75 . Born in Dresden, RuthAnn was the daughter of the late William and Alice (Croucher) Ellis. Beloved wife of over 50 years to the late George Toulouse Sr. (2014) … Read More

Kim Clements

With broken hearts we announce the passing of Kimberly Anne Clements at home on June 17, 2020 supported by her loving family. Born in Chatham to Beverly (2017) and Sally Clements, Kim is survived by her mother, Sally Anne Clements (nee King) and her two children Matt VanPuymbroeck (Chantal) and Shawna (Scott) Bosselaar (nee VanPuymbroeck), along with their father Darrell … Read More

Bruce Ogle

                Bruce Ogle, passed away peacefully on Wednesday June 17, 2020 at Riverview Gardens. Born to Edmund and Edna Ogle 63 years ago. Remembered by his wife Kim of nearly 33 years, his children Wesley (Gina), Jenny (Tim), Jamie and Jesse; his grandchildren Zachary, Heidi, Hope, Tony and Alysha; his great grandchildren; his … Read More

Mark Arnold Brown

Mark Arnold Brown, a resident of Chatham passed away Thursday June 18, 2020 at Chatham Kent Health Alliance. Son of Ted, Jessie, and Vera Brown. Former husband of Vickie Brown. Father of Stacey (Dan Enns), Michael, and Elizabeth. Grandfather of Courtney Armstrong (Earl Rumble), Evan, Brennan, Hannah, Kristian, Maddison, Chad (Cecy Saldivar) and Damian. Great- grandfather of Delilah and the … Read More

Jean Roorda

Jean Roorda passed away on Friday, June 12, 2020 at the age of 81.  Jean was married to her love, Andrew, for 59 years. Jean was the daughter of the late Peter and Hilda Hoekstra. Mother of Dean (Karry) Roorda, Dale (Cheryl) Roorda. Grandmother of Abby, Jake, Kris, Jessy, Amy, Brock, Carson, and Addison. Sister to the late Jack (Jean), … Read More

George Joseph “Joe” Zimmer

With heavy hearts we announce the passing of George Joseph “Joe” Zimmer at his home peacefully, on Saturday June 13, 2020. Joe was born in Chatham, 57 years ago on May 1, 1963, son of Helen (Bourdeau) Zimmer and the late George Zimmer of Chatham. Beloved husband of Tracey (Blackburn) Zimmer, married for 30 beautiful years. Loving father of Amanda and Ashley … Read More

Jan “John” De Jong

Jan “John” DeJong passed away on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at the age of 77.  John was married to his love, Sherry, for over 50 years.  The life they lived together was filled with laughter, love and beautiful memories. John will be missed by his sisters,  Ann Okkema of Guelph, Siska Plat, Helen Brouwer, Margaret (John) Rumble, and brothers, William … Read More