Bentley Samuel William Beitz was born into heaven at Stratford General Hospital on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010.Beloved son of Mark and Alisha Beitz of Teeswater. Little brother of Kaydance. Dear grandson of Barry and Donna Beitz of RR 3 Teeswater and Roger and Susan Burchill of Wroxeter.Remembered by his aunts and uncles, Marsha Beitz and Joel Kellington of Brussels, Joanne Beitz and Randy Becker of Clifford, Brandi-Lee and Corey Hayter of Wingham, Gilena Benninger of Wroxeter and cousins Austin, Sidney and Gregory, Faith and Colby and Brianna. Also loved by his great-grandparents Harvey and Caroline Beitz of Walkerton and Ruth Angst of Clifford.Predeceased by great-grandparents John and Marian Dentinger.A private family service was held at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Sunday, Nov. 21, with Rev. Jeff Hawkins officiating. Interment in Sacred Heart Cemetery.Memorial donations to Stratford General Hospital would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
At Gilbert Hall, Wingham on Monday, Nov. 15, 2010, Mrs. Felicity Marion Smith of Wingham, formerly of Brampton, age 96 years. The former Felicity Paynter, beloved wife of the late Stanley Smith, who predeceased her in 2003. Dear mother of Jan and Gordon Ruff of RR 4 Wingham and Douglas and Gwen Smith of Port Dover. Loving grandmother of Beverly and Jason Steffler, Carolyn Ruff and Hillary Smith. Also survived by great-grandchildren Dallas and Jaida and Cassidy. Predeceased by her grandson Gordon Ruff and by her daughter-in-law Linda Smith and Carolyn's husband Peter J. Robertson. A graveside service was held at Wingham Cemetery on Friday, Nov. 19 at 2 p.m. Rev. Jeff Hawkins officiated. Final resting-place, Wingham Cemetery.Online condolences at www.mcburneyfuneralhome.com.
Michael Patrick "Mike" Alton of Dungannon passed away after a courageous fight with cancer, surrounded by family, at Alexandra Marine & General Hospital on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010 at the age of 32.Beloved husband of Jen (Tucker) Alton, loving father of Brett and Jakob. Dear son of Paula and Brian Alton of Wingham. Devoted brother to Eugene (Angela) Alton of RR 2 Lucknow and Alvin Alton (Nikki Fraser) of Blyth. Grandson of Madeline Alton and Viola Benniger, both of Wingham.Son-in-law of Dawn and Wayne Tucker of Dungannon. Brother-in-law of Bill Tucker (Meaghan Cook) of Dungannon. Cherished uncle of Kody and Wesley.Friends were received at McCallum & Palla Funeral Home, Goderich on Friday, Nov. 19 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service was held at the funeral home on Saturday, Nov. 20 at 11 a.m. Interment in Dungannon Cemetery.Donations to a trust for Mike's children may be made to "The Benefit of Michael Alton" at the funeral home or the Goderich Community Credit Union.
At Huronlea, Brussels on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010, Lillian Bernice Campbell of Belgrave age 74 years. The former Lillian Bruce, beloved wife of the late Lorne Campbell, who predeceased her in 2006. Dear sister of Norma and Des Gurnett of Neapen, Arnold and Ora Bruce, Elmer Bruce, Doug Bruce all of Belgrave and Reta Ross and Rae Breckenridge of Bluevale. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Athol and Grace (Scott) Bruce and her infant sisters Meryna and Murial. Visitation was at McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham on Wednesday, Nov. 17 from 7-9 p.m. The funeral service was held at McBurney Funeral Home on Thursday, Nov. 18 at 1:30 p.m. Rev. Tom Murray officiated. Interment in Brandon Cemetery, Belgrave. Memorial donations to Huronlea Resident's Council or Alzheimer Society (Pick's Disease) would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.Online condolences at www.mcburneyfuneralhome.com.
After a brave fight with cancer, it is with great sorrow that the children of Dianne Walden announce that she passed peacefully at the Alexandra Marine and General Hospital in Goderich on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010. Dianne Beverly Walden (nee Jackson) of Goderich and formerly of Blyth at the age of 65.Much loved wife for 34 years of the late Garth Walden, who predeceased her in 1998. She will be forever missed by her children Christa and Rick McCullough of Goderich, Tim and Maria Walden of Blyth and Jillian and Jay Gerrard of Goderich. Grandma Dianne will live on in the memories of her grandchildren, Chelsey and Lindsay, Ashley, Brittany, Zachary, Jeffrey and Lauren. She was a dear sister of Art and Celia Jackson; sister-in-law of Gary and Rachel Walden, Brian and Bev Walden and Linda Wilson; and is sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and friends.Predeceased by her parents, Harry and Ruby Jackson.Friends and family were received at an open house at Westfield Church on Friday, Nov. 19 from 4-8 p.m. The family would like to take this time to thank the wonderful nurses and doctors at both the London Health Sciences Centre and the Alexandra Marine and General Hospital for their great care and compassion, and the many friends and family who stood by her side during this difficult time.As expressions of sympathy, the family would appreciate memorial donations to a charity of one's choice, which may be placed through Falconer Funeral Homes Ltd. – Bluewater Chapel, 201 Suncoast Drive E., Goderich, Ont. N7A 4H8 (519-524-1221).