Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Obituary announcement for club member John Gillies LM539


John Gillies Obituary

Date of Birth:

Thursday, September 2nd, 1926

Date of Death:

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

Funeral Home:

Erb & Good Family Funeral Home
171 King Street South
Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA
N2J 1P7                     
    
John passed away peacefully and suddenly at his home in Waterloo on Thursday, May 26th, two days after celebrating his 67th Wedding Anniversary and a weekend at his beloved Southampton. He will be watching over his “old gal”.

John is survived by his loving wife Geraldine (nee Geoffrey), son Robert Gillies and his wife Connie of Thornhill, sisters-in-law Gert Gillies of Waterloo, Norma Gillies of Marmora, Carole Larrett (husband Gary) of Skead, and brother-in-law Gerry Geoffrey (wife Carmen) of Coniston. He will be deeply missed by his many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his brothers Don and Ken, brothers and sisters-in-law Sonny (Jacquie) Geoffrey, Mary (Ray) Lang and his nephews and niece.

John served proudly in the Canadian Armed Forces for 26 years including a posting in Sinai, Egypt in the Signal Corp. He was employed by the University of Waterloo for 19 years after settling in the K-W area.
A Celebration of Life will take place at a later date.

Condolences for the family and donations in John’s memory to the A.R. Kaufman YMCA of which he was a longtime member can be arranged by contacting the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo at www.erbgood.com or 519-745-8445.

A photo gallery can be found by accessing Erb & Good Family Funeral Home    Waterloo Ontario

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Obituary notice for old comrade Ron Critchley

Received from Ron's daughter Laura, via Ross Campbell:
This is Ron's daughter Laura. I'm sorry to inform you all that my Dad has passed away. He went peacefully with his daughters by his side Monday (May 23rd) afternoon. There will be a service held on Saturday June 4th at 2 p.m. at Henderson's Funeral Home in Abbotsford for anyone who would like to attend. He will be greatly missed

From Ross: 
I served with Ron in Petawawa and Germany. Ron was in the Tele Mech. trade.

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Address change for Signallers Club of Canada

From now on all mail for the Signallers Club of Canada will be
delivered to the C & E Museum and everyone should use the address:

The Signallers Club of Canada Inc
Box 17000, Station Forces
Kingston, ON
K7K 7B4

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Obituary announcement for old comrade Patrick Brian Sullivan

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Patrick Brian Sullivan of Nerepis on May 7/16. He was raised in Saint John NB after arriving from England. He then joined the Air Force and when he left the service he went to work at the Irving Oil Refinery. Retirment was no burden for him as he was an avid hunter, fisherman, and trapper. He also enjoyed getting out to cut and spllit our winter wood supply. He is survived by his loving wife Sandra, son Steven of Calgary, Alberta, and daughter Dianna (Kurt) Hohmann of Nerepis, also two grandchildren Timothy Hohmann (Tiffany) of Petawawa Ont, and Mariah Hohman of Nerepis, three great grandchildren Johnathon, Julia, and Emilia-Lynn. Sisters Carol Fisher, Pam Lyons (Donny), and Brenda Donovan (Doug), brother Frank (Angie), also several cousins, nieces, and nephews to whom he had a special bond with each. He was predeceased by his parents Henry and Joan Sullivan, sister Barbra Jean, daughter Heather Lynn, and brother-in-law Ronald Fisher. He was a charter member of the Nerepis Baptist Church where a memorial service will be held onSaturday May 14th 2016 at 2pm. There will be no viewing as this was his wish. A reception will be held at the church following the service. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the charity of your choice.

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Obituary announcement for club member John Coulombe LM898 (WO Ret'd)



COULOMBE, JohnPeacefully, surrounded by his family at the Ottawa Civic Hospital on Thursday, April 21, 2016, aged 78 years. Beloved husband of Patricia McCleave. Loving father of Darren Coulombe and Roddy Coulombe (Brenda Harlow). Cherished Grandpa of St├ęphane, Kyle, Devlyn and Draedyn. Stepfather of Stephen McCleave, Wendy O'Connor, David McCleave, Lori McCleave and Shawn McCleave. Will be sadly missed by his sister, Laurie Mitchell, brothers, Rick Coulombe (Judy) and the late Roger Coulombe, nephew Jason and niece Karen. John was an active member of the St. Clare's Anglican Church and Parish Council. John was also an active member of the NATO Veteran's Organization of Canada. He was a proud and accomplished woodturner. Friends and family are invited to visit St. Clare's Anglican Church, 2530 Falcone Lane, Winchester on Thursday, April 28, 2016 from 1 to 2 p.m. A Celebration of John's Life will be held in the Sanctuary at 2 p.m. Donations may be made to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute or St. Clare's Anglican Church, Winchester.Condolences/Tributes/DonationsHulse, Playfair & McGarrywww.hpmcgarry.ca613-744-1117 - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/ottawacitizen/obituary.aspx?n=john-coulombe&pid=179738184#sthash.pPNuxLfc.dpuf