PONTING: Ara Jean (nee Townsend)

PONTING: Ara Jean (nee Townsend) passed away peacefully at Bluewater Health, Sarnia on Wednesday December 5,2018.  Ara Ponting of Sarnia and formerly of St. Williams in her 87th year.

Beloved wife of the late Waverley Ponting who predeceased her February 8, 2006.  Loving mother of Jean & husband David Spiece of Sarnia and Doug & wife Peggy of Woodstock.  She will be missed by her grandchildren David & Christine, Tanya & Greg, Amber, Bethany and great grandchildren Daniel, Rachel, Brandon, Ara-Marie & Darren and by her great great granddaughter Peyton.  Survived by her brother George Townsend of St. Williams and by her sisters Dora Stackhouse of St. Williams and Eva & husband Gordon Price of Tillsonburg.

Predeceased by her brothers James & Bill Townsend and by sisters Irene Cronmiller, Gladys Stackhouse and Helen Aspden.

Relatives and friends may call at the Jeffrey W. Glendinning Funeral Home, 36 Front St., Port Rowan on Sunday from 1-4 pm.  Funeral Service will be conducted in the Clark Chapel of the funeral home on Monday December 10, 2018 at 1:30pm with interment to follow in the Fairview Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation (cheques accepted) would be appreciated by the family.

CHAMBERLAIN: Francis Hugh

CHAMBERLAIN: Francis Hugh passed away peacefully at his residence Norview Lodge, Simcoe on Tuesday November 27, 2018.  Hugh Chamberlain formerly of St. Williams in his 91st year.

Beloved husband of the late Mary Lou (Smith) Chamberlain who predeceased him May 12, 2012.  Loving father of Diane & husband Terry Bryant of Niagara on the Lake, and Linda Sundy & Joe Matte of Kingston.  Sadly missed by his grandchildren Kal & Amy, Elisha, Chris & Alyssa and by great grandchildren Sierra, Mickyla, Laura, Crystal and Rhett.  Dear brother of Keith of Simcoe and Doreen Boughner of Langton.

Predeceased by his daughter Karen (March 21, 2009), by sister-in-law Doris Chamberlain and brother-in-law Jack Boughner.

Relatives and friends may call at the Jeffrey W. Glendinning Funeral Home, 36 Front St., Port Rowan on Saturday December 1, 2018 from 11:00am until 12:45pm followed by the service in the Clark Chapel at 1:00pm. Interment in Bayview Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Arthritis Society or the Canadian Cancer Society (cheques accepted) would be appreciated by the family.

BÖSCH: Hans

BÖSCH: Hans – passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at his residence on Monday November 26, 2018.  Hans Bösch of Wyecombe in his 85th year.

Beloved husband of Betty (Mudford) Bösch whom he married February 29, 1960.  Loving father of Susan Hodgins & husband Clayton DeJong of Holland Landing, Ruth Ann Vandeneeckout and partner Rob Cartwright of Brantford, Paul Peter Bösch and partner Shelley McRoberts of Hamilton and Joanne Szucs of Tillsonburg.  Sadly missed by his grandchildren Jordan (Mike), Dakota, Natasha, Ryan, Damien (Piper), Meaghan (Brian) and Brendan.

Relatives and friends may call at the Jeffrey W. Glendinning Funeral Home, 36 Front St., Port Rowan on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9p.m.  Funeral Service will be conducted in the Clark Chapel of the funeral home on Friday November 30, 2018 at 1:30 p.m.  Interment in Evergreen Cemetery, Lynedoch.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Simcoe Humane Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association (cheques accepted) would be appreciated by the family.

BARRETT: Edgar W.

BARRETT, Edgar W. – Passed away peacefully at Hardy Terrace Long Term Care Home on Saturday November 17, 2018.

Edgar will be lovingly remembered by his wife Connie of 72 years and his children Kevin (Carol), Rex (Reva), Susan (John) and his 5 grandchildren Sandria, Nadia, Jenna, Trevor and Scott, his 6 great grandchildren and by his brother Frank.

A WWII RAF pilot and Engineer, who was brave enough to move his family to Canada. Edgar lived a full life with wonderful memories. Edgar was one of the first residents in the Villages of Long Point Bay, Port Rowan. He will be loving remembered for his wonderful sense of humour. Special thanks to all the Staff at Hardy Terrace who took such wonderful care of Edgar.

Funeral Arrangements will remain private and have been entrusted to the JEFFREY W. GLENDINNING FUNERAL HOME , 36 Front Street Port Rowan. In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of ones choice in memory of Edgar would be appreciated by the family.

BACKUS: Carolyn Dorothy (nee Braybrook)

BACKUS: Carolyn Dorothy (nee Braybrook) passed away peacefully at the Norfolk General Hospital on Wednesday November 14, 2018, Carolyn Backus of Port Rowan, formerly of Fisherville in her 74th year.

Beloved wife of the late Charles Andrew Backus who predeceased her August 6, 2013. Loving mother Michael Backus & Denise LeClair and Laura & George Scammell.  Dear grandma of Candice, William, Tyler, and Wyatt and great grandma of Aviana and Elise.  Survived by her sisters Vivian & Charles Rees of Hagersville, and Fran & Bob Taylor of Claresholm, Alberta.  Godmother of her nephew Joseph Rees.

Predeceased by her parents Robert & Dorothy (Taylor) Braybrook.

Carolyn retired from Canada Post after 31 years of service.  Carolyn was devoted to her Arabian Horses.

All arrangements will remain private and have been entrusted to the Jeffrey W. Glendinning Funeral Home, Port Rowan.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or Canadian Diabetes Association (cheques accepted) would be appreciated by the family.