Van Der Hoek: Gerrit

Gerrit VanDerHoekAt Caressant Care, Woodstock on Monday, April 25, 2016. Gerrit Van der Hoek, of RR 1 Springfield (Avon), in his 88th year. Born on a farm in Krimpen a/d Ijssel, Netherlands on February 6, 1929. Beloved husband of the late Alice Van Der Hoek (DeJong) whom he married July 9, 1953 in Ouderherk a/d Ijssel, Netherlands. Immigrated to Canada July 24, 1953 aboard the SS Waterman from Rotterdam bound for Halifax, Nova Scotia. His first job was on a tobacco farm in the Brantford area. After 3 years of hard work and savings, they bought their first farm in Norwich (Zenda) which was purchased in 1956. Not too bad for coming to Canada with $100.00 in your pocket! In 1962 they bought their farm in Avon where they enjoyed a successful farming career until his retirement. Dear father of Hendrika (Henny) Weber and her husband Paul Weber of RR #4, Embro and Arthur Van Der Hoek and his wife Aleksandra of Calgary, Alberta. Grandfather of Lindsey and Aaron Weber and Maria, Anna and Alexander Van Der Hoek, also survived by his sister Maartje Von-Noorde Graaf of Lekkerkerk, Netherlands and his brother Nico Van Der Hoek of Krimpen a/d Ijssel, Netherlands. Friends will be received at the McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home 246 Thames Street South, Ingersoll Thursday April 28, 2016 from 9:30 -10:45 am, with the funeral service at 11:00am. Interment to follow at the Ingersoll Rural Cemetery. Memorial donations to your choice would be acceptable in his memory.

RENAUD: Ross Anthony (October 19, 1967)

roseIt is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Ross. He is survived by his mother Helen and the late Raymond Renaud. Left to mourn are his siblings Raymond (Karen), Robert (Lynn), Richard (Angela), Rose (Rod), Russell, and Ruth (Wayne). He was greatly loved and will be missed by his niece and nephews, Matthew, Michael, Nicholas, Christopher, Madeline, David, Eric and Christopher. He is survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins. Ross was a long-term Cami employee in Ingersoll. His sense of humour will be greatly missed. Friends will be received at the McBeath- Dynes Funeral Home 246 Thames Street South, Ingersoll on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 from 10-11:15am with a memorial service at 11:30am. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (cheques accepted) would be appreciated.

PETRIE: Bruce Harry

rosePeacefully at Alexandra Hospital, Ingersoll, on Monday, April 18, 2016 in his 74th year. Loving husband of Linda for 51 years. Dear father of Bruce Jr. (Ang) and Charlie (Jen). Loving grandfather of two granddaughters Alyssa (Nick) and Bridget (Chris) and three grandsons Codey, Sean and Owen. Survived by one great granddaughter Olivia and brother Gary and family. Predeceased by his parents Bruce and Wilma and brother Jim. Dear son-in-law of Shirley and the late Les Daniel. Brother-in-law to Jane, RuthAnn and Nancy. Best hunting and fishing buddy Cal (Wendy). Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Alexandra Hospital Foundation, Kidney Foundation or charity of choice may be made through the McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home 519-425-1600.

UNDERWOOD: Mavis Mary (Marlatt)

rosePeacefully at Alexandra Hospital on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of the late Ernie Underwood (July 16, 2015). Loving mother of Neil and Paula (deceased) and also survived by grandchildren. Loving Aunt to many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers Raymond, Leonard and her sister Maxine. Mavis was a member of Trinity United Church. Friends will be received at the McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home, 246 Thames Street South, Ingersoll on Monday April 18, 2016 from 1-1:45 pm with the funeral service 2:00 pm with Reverend Bill Mayoros of Trinity United Church officiating with interment to follow in Harris Street cemetery. Memorial donations to Trinity United Church Building Fund (cheques accepted) would be appreciated.

MARTINEAU: Claire Marie (Panter)

Claire Martineau
Passed away peacefully at Stratford General Hospital on April 11, 2016 at the age of 52. Cherished wife of Michael J. Martineau of Ingersoll. Loving mother of Laura and Daniel Martineau. Beloved daughter of Bobbi Panter (Coe), Grant Panter and Peter Williams. Survived by dear sisters Sue Panter, Stephanie deRoux, and “Little Sue”, brother Geoff, Brother in Law Rodney Hough and nephews and nieces Matthew & Michael Panter-Hough and Sarah & Amy deRoux. A caring, compassionate teacher and lover of animals, nature, music and the arts, Claire will be greatly missed by many extended family members, dear friends, neighbours, co-workers and former students. A memorial service celebrating Claire’s life will be held at St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, 56 Thames Street South, Ingersoll on Sunday April 24, 2016 at 2pm. All are welcome to attend a brief reception downstairs at St. Paul’s immediately following the memorial service. Donations accepted towards a music award and the music programme in Claire’s memory at “Ingersoll District Collegiate Institute”. These donations can be made at any TD bank named “Claire Martineau in Trust” Branch # 166, Account # 6508090 or donations in Claire’s name to the Canadian Cancer Society gratefully accepted. Personal condolences may be sent to