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Obituaries

Wayne Jerome

Wayne Jerome, of Lucknow, died Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011 at Wingham Hospital at the age of 72. Wayne was born in Hamilton on May 2, 1939 to the late Marjorie Anderson and Morris Jerome.

He will be missed by his children Phillip (Cathy) Jerome of Owen Sound, Sherri Schaefer (Rob) of Hanover, and Paul (Jodi) Jerome of Wingham, and by their mother Phyllis Jerome. Stepfather of James (Sharon) Piluke of St. Catharines, Christopher Piluke (Fawn) of Etobicoke, and David Piluke (Jennifer) of Etobicoke. Special friend of Vicky Culbert of Goderich.

Missed by his grandchildren Elizabeth, Claudia, Karleigh, Aaron, Shantel, Kyle, Caitlyn, Joel, Andrew, Benjamin and MacKenzie; and great-granddaughter Kierstynn. Also survived by his brother Lyn (Sharon) Jerome of Clinton.

Predeceased by his daughter Linda Jerome (2005).

Visitation was held at MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home, Lucknow on Thursday, Nov. 3. The funeral service was held on Friday, Nov. 4 at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Don Vair officiated and his wife Mary provided the music. Interment in Greenhill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to London Health Sciences Foundation or the Wingham Hospital Foundation were appreciated.

Memorial and condolences online at www.mackenzieandmccreath.com.

Milly Stanley

Mildred “Milly” Irene Stanley (née Stewart), of Kincardine, passed away at the age of 78 at Tiverton Park Manor on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011 following a valiant struggle against cancer. Milly passed with her family by her side.

Milly was born on Nov 5, 1932 in Glenavon, Saskatchewan. In 1938 she and her family moved to Ontario. Milly was the third youngest child of Tom and Fern (Larrett) Stewart, dear sister of six brothers and four sisters: John and Rosemary Stewart, Gerald and Una Stewart, Alec and Laurena Stewart, Russell and Gloria Stewart, Harold and Lyla Stewart, Ila and Arnold Wilkie, Eva and Ian McPherson, Mabel and Ron Hudson, Ellen and Ken Rowe (Ralph Goessell) and Ernest (Bud) Stewart.

Milly’s in-laws were Bill and Hazel Stanley of Kinloss. Her sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law were Betty and Bill Elliott, Carl and Mildred Stanley and Mary and Mike Procyshen. 

Milly married the love of her life Wm Ronald Stanley on March 22, 1952. The couple was the first to be married in the 77-year history of the Kinloss United Church. They enjoyed 59 wonderful years of marriage together. Ron and Milly raised six children: George Stanley, Shirley (Doug) Garniss, Bill (Val) Stanley, Bob Stanley (Adele Patrice), Mary (Rick) Beitz and Debbie (Byron) Ballagh.

Grandma Millie will be greatly missed by her 12 grandchildren: Ann Garniss, Adam Garniss, Jamie Brown, Matt Stanley, Rachel Pagé, Hailey Patrice, Tony Beitz, Ricky Beitz and Kihya Beitz, Heather vanderHoek, Mark Ballagh, and Blake Scott.  Also sadly missed by nine great grandchildren: Ainsley and Evelyn Garniss, Mckenna and Koledyn Brown, Blake, Ainsley, Kaidence and Avah Beitz and Cayden vanderHoek.

Milly was an enthusiastic member of the Kinloss United Church, Kinloss United Church Women, Kincardine United Church, Kincardine United Church Choir, Kincardine Community Singers, Celebration Singers, and the Rebekah Lodge.

Milly’s greatest passions in life were her family and her faith. She also enjoyed daily “mean” games of cards with Ron. Milly loved to spend time outdoors gardening, feeding the birds and squirrels, and crocheting. Milly rarely missed the Saturday night Scottish pipe band parade or the Ripley Fall Fair. Her favourite times were spent in large gatherings of family and friends. Milly will be sadly missed by a great many people.

Visitation was held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine, 519-396-2701 on Thursday, Nov. 3 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service was held at Kincardine United Church on Friday, Nov. 4 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Don Harry officiating.

Serving as pallbearers were Doug and Adam Garniss, Byron Ballagh, Matthew Stanley, Rick Beitz and Blake Scott. Flower bearers were Ann Garniss, Jamie Brown, Rachel Pagé, Heather vanderHoek, Kihya Beitz and Hailey Patrice. Interment in Kincardine Cemetery.

Memorial donations to Southwest CCAC (Grey-Bruce), Canadian Cancer Society or Kincardine United Church would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Portrait and memorial online at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com

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