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

Dianna Russell

We have lost our beloved wife and mother. Dianna Marie Russell passed away on Thursday, April 28, 2022 at the Chatham Kent Health Alliance. She will be missed by her husband Will and her children Brett Bechard and Jodie Bechard. Dianna was a wonderful grandma to Patrick McCarron and Everly Bechard and was heartbroken at the loss of her grandson … Read More

Irene Jane Clarke

Surrounded by the family that she loved so dearly, Irene Jane Clarke passed into the presence of her Lord on Monday April 18,  2022. Preceded in death by her husband and best friend, John Herbert Clarke, and her beloved son, John Brian Clarke (Julie). Loving mother of Joe (Wendy) Clarke and Jeff (Lisa) Clarke. Cherished Grandma of Jennifer (Bryan), Rebekkah (Dan),  … Read More

Keith Charron

Keith Charron 1945-2022 On April 18, 2022 Keith passed away peacefully at home. He was surrounded by his family, loving wife Noreen Charron, and his daughters Nancy Charron and Kathy (John) Woudenberg. Keith will be remembered by his grandchildren Kiley and Kaitlin Woudenberg, and extended family and friends. He was born in Chatham, son of the late Phillip and Bertha … 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

Gerard “Gerry” Lizotte

Gerard Joseph Lizotte “Gerry”, a resident of Chatham, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 4, 2022 at Chatham Kent Health Alliance at the age of 86.  He was born October 29, 1935 in Ville Saint-Pierre, Quebec. Son of Gerard and Marie (Ducedre) Lizotte. Brother of Michael Lizotte (Marielle) and Richard Lizotte (Evangeline). Also survived by nephews Trevor Lizotte (Tanya), Timothy … Read More

Frederick “Joe” Glover

After a courageous battle with cancer Frederick “Joe” Glover of Chatham-Kent passed away peacefully at Mariposa Hospice on Sunday, July 18, 2021. Loving husband of 33 years to Shelley Glover. Father of Joe Glover (Nicole), Jamie Glover (Kristina), Dawn Johnstone (Dwain). Papa of Alexandra, Ayden, Nathan, Brianna, Taylor, Sara, Kenzie, Jonias, Joanna and Jameson. Joe will also be missed by … Read More

Flora Cattoor

  Peacefully at Riverview Gardens, Chatham, on Friday, June 18, 2021, Flora Maria Cattoor, age 96, of Chatham.   Born in Belgium on June 18, 1925. Predeceased by parents Medard and Nathalie Jacxsens, brothers Jerome and Raymond Jacxsens, sister Anna Jacxsens and granddaughter TerriAnn Hollis.  Survived by sister-in-law Marie Jacxsens. Loving mother to Micheline Augustyn, Rick Cattoor (Bev), Judy Smith … Read More

Murray Brown

              Murray R. Brown, 84, of Merlin passed away peacefully Friday, October 23, 2020 at the  Chatham-Kent Health Alliance.  He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years Patsy (Leach), his son Scott (Sandra), his daughter Shelley Bushey (Dave), his grandsons Jesse (Katrina) and Kyle Brown, his step grandchildren David Jr. and Jessica, … Read More

Steven Robert McLean

With heavy hearts we announce, the passing of Steven Robert McLean on October 13, 2020 at Leamington. Born in Simcoe on October 23 1962, in his 58th year. Former husband of Monica McLean. Son of the late Robert and Marlyn McLean. Loving Father of Amanda Nersesian, Sarah, Rebeca, Rachel, Joshua McLean. Brother of Charlie (Michelle), Morgan, Barbara (Tom). Steve will … Read More