Wednesday, March 11, 2015

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Obituary

ALAN GORMAN

Alan "Al" James Gorman of Kincardine passed away suddenly at London Health Sciences Centre-University Hospital on Monday, March 2, 2015, in his 62nd year.

Beloved father of Jeff Gorman and Kelly Gorman, both of Kincardine, and Karly Gorman (Kate Tukendorf) of Port Hope. Sadly missed by his grandchildren, Cole and Ryan Taylor.

Dear brother of Tricia Bissett-Peterson (Dennis) and Lynn Gorman-Tokarski. Sadly missed by his nephews.

Visitation was held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home in Kincardine, on Saturday, March 7, 2015, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

A celebration of Al's life took place from 3-6 p.m. at the Kincardine Legion on Saturday, March 7, 2015.

Spring interment Kincardine Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the London Health Sciences Foundation’s Multi-Organ Transplant Program would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Portrait and memorial available online at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com.

 

ROY HALDENBY

L. Roy Haldenby of Aylmer passed away, with his family by his side, at London Health Sciences Centre-Victoria Hospital on Sunday, March 1, 2015, in his 72nd year.

Dear father of Jeffery and wife Ruth, Gary and wife Allison, Lisa Collard and husband Jason, all of Aylmer, and Roy and fianceé Kathleen of London.

Loving grandfather of Royale, Karen, Sheila, Haley, Olivia, Ethan, Aidan, Moira, Leah, Lauren and Sebastian. Great-grandfather of Emerson and Kenley.

Loved brother of Barney (Tina), Gayle (Marlene) of Kincardine, and Chris Brandt of Cornwall. Also survived by his sisters-in-law Erlma Jean Haldenby of Kinlough and Margie Haldenby of Parry Sound as well as by a number of nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his sisters Peach Dahmer, Millie McCreight and Pat Marshall; by his brothers Fred, Glen and Victor Haldenby; by his brothers-in-law John Brandt, Mel Dahmer and Wally Marshall; and by sister-in-law Pearl Haldenby.

Roy was born in Walkerton on Jan. 29, 1944, son of the late Roy and Hannah (Petteplace) Haldenby. He was a banker and member of the Institute of Canadian Bankers. He joined the Bank of Montreal in 1962 and served for 45 years at several branches throughout Ontario. Roy was also a member and trustee of St. Paul's United Church, Aylmer.

Visitation was held on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the H. A. Kebbel Funeral Home in Aylmer. The funeral service was held at St. Paul’s United Church at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, with cremation to follow.

Interment Aylmer Cemetery.

Donations to the Aylmer and Area Community Foundation or the Diabetes Association were appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Online memories or condolences may be shared at kebbelfuneralhome.com.

 

VERN NORMAN

Vern Everett Norman of Kincardine died at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre-Kincardine, on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in his 89th year.

Beloved husband of Helen Elizabeth Norman (née Robinson) who predeceased him in 2010. Dear father of Murray and Petra Norman of London.

Sadly missed by his grandchildren: Tracey Norman (Craig Chambers) and Daniel Norman (Lorelle Angelo). Also missed by two great-grandchildren: Siena Angelo-Norman and Pearl Norman-Chambers.

Also survived by his sister-in-law Joan and by his nephews and nieces.

Predeceased by his parents, Harold and Annie (MacIntosh) Norman; and by his brother John Norman.

A private family service will be held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, 757 Princes Street, Kincardine; 519-396-2701.

Interment Kincardine Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Kincardine United Church or to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial available online at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com.

 

IRMA SLESSOR

Irma Lenore Slessor (née Cook) of Kincardine passed away peacefully at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre - Kincardine, on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, in her 94th year.

Beloved wife of the late Harold Slessor.

Dear mother of Elaine (Garry) Goessell of Kincardine, Norie Dickson of Kincardine, Darlene (Jim) Hanniman of Ripley, Gwen (Bob) MacArthur of R.R. #5, Kincardine, and Connie (Gerald) Bryan of London.

Sadly missed by her grandchildren Shannon (Scott) Allen, Heather (Sam) Pagé, Tania Dickson, Kyla Dickson (Russ O'Handley), Curtis Hanniman, Kelly Hanniman (the late Scott McNeil), Bobbi Lynn (David) Patterson, Tabitha MacArthur, Chad MacArthur (Erin Mackenzie), Bill (Stephanie) Bryan, Phillip Bryan (Laura Moyer) and by her 15 great-grandchildren.

Sadly missed by her sisters: Freda Kirby of British Columbia and Audrey (Bill) Stevenson of Wingham, and her brother Austin "Joe" Cook of Toronto. Also survived by her sisters-in-law Grace Cook of Wingham and Mary Cook of Ripley. Missed by many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her sisters Velma Jacklin and Yvonne in infancy and by her brothers Lloyd, Don and Graham Cook.

Irma farmed in Kincardine Township alongside her husband Harold. For many years she entered her prize-winning needlepoint, preserves and baking in the annual fall fairs. Later in life, Irma and Harold were able to spend many enjoyable winters in Florida. Her greatest loves in life were her family and friends, to whom she leaves only happy memories of times spent together.

The family would like to thank Dr. G. Gurbin and her caregivers at Trillium Court for their support and kindness.

Visitation was held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home in Kincardine on Monday, March 2, 2015, from 1 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 2 p.m. with Pastor Kenneth Craig officiating.

Spring interment Kincardine Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Kincardine Hospital Foundation or to a charity of your choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial available online at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com.