Passed away peacefully holding her best friend Mary’s hand and surrounded by her family, on Wednesday, February 6, 2019.  Ann Costello (nee Duffy) of Ingersoll, in her 90th year.  Beloved wife of the late Jim Costello (1980).  Dear mother of Jim (Darlene) Costello, Keith (Carolyn) Costello, Alan (Karen) Costello, Colin (Monica) Costello and Mark (Lori) Costello.  Loving grandmother of 12 grandchildren.  Cherished sister of Celia and May.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Ann was predeceased by her siblings, Bill, Frank, Peter, Tess, and Nell.  As per Ann’s wishes, cremation has taken place.  The family would like to invite everyone to join them for a Celebration of Ann’s Life at the Ingersoll Legion, Branch #119, 211 Thames St. N, on Sunday, February 17, 2019 between 2-5p.m.   If desired, contributions to the Alexandra Hospital Foundation would be appreciated and may be arranged through McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home, 246 Thames St. S, Ingersoll, (519-425-1600).

BLASHILL, Albert Douglas

Peacefully at Parkwood Hospital on Sunday, January 27, 2019.  Albert Douglas Blashill of Ingersoll, in his 93rd year.  Beloved husband and partner of the late Agnus Dunham (2017) and Helen Haney.  Loved step father of Cathy Curtis (Ed), Denise Burdon and Deb Rylance (Al).  Dear step grandfather of Chad Curtis, Jessica Curtis, Steven Shewan, Nicole Shewan, Shannon Vink and Andrea Vink.  Loved brother of Dorothy Orton.  Cherished uncle of Kerry Dimitrick (Mike), Linda Lucas (Martin Mason-Grant), Deborah Orton, Virginia Zazulak, Jerry Lucas and Sandra Retzer (late Ed). Also survived by several great nieces, nephews, and friends.  Predeceased by his brother Charles, sister Betty, nieces Anita and Jacquie (John),  nephews Billy and Charles Jr. (Betty)   Friends will be received at the McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home, 246 Thames Street S, Ingersoll, (519-425-1600) on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 from 10-10:45 am, where the funeral service will take place at 11 am.  A spring interment will take place in the Beachville Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

Brearley, Frederick Lloyd

Brearley, Frederick Lloyd passed suddenly in his 75th year on January 23, 2019. Loving husband of Ann (nee Amsinga), father of Jason (Karin), Ryan (Shelly), Jacki (Mike), and predeceased by his son, Shawn, and parents Horton, Thelma (Maunder), and stepfather Clarence Stover. Stepfather to Tammy (Tim), Walter, Rick (Marie), Jack (Brett), and Ken (Roni). Opa to 16 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Brother of Ron (Liz) and stepbrother to Irene (Harry). Worked at Standard Tube in Woodstock for 38 years before happily retiring.

Visitation on Saturday, January 26th at 1pm, at St James Anglican Church 184 Oxford Street Ingersoll. Service at 2pm.

Fred had requested that no black be worn, and no tears allowed.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Lung Association through the McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home 519-425-1600.

SCHRAMM, Peter Rudy

SCHRAMM, Peter Rudy

It is with deepest regrets we announce the sudden passing of Peter Rudy Schramm on January 22, 2019 at 63 years of age.  Peter was an avid outdoorsman who loved fishing and being in nature. He also enjoyed searching for new items for his ever-growing collection of diecast cars.  He loved his kitties and his dog, Toby.

He is survived by his loving partner of 18 years, Shirley Nan.  Also survived by his children; Elizabeth (Jim), Jennifer, and Thomas; and their mother Sandra Tschirhart.  He will be greatly missed by his two grandsons, Caleb, and Ethan.  He is also survived by his brother Richard (Pamela), and niece and nephews, Alisha, Joel, Paul, and Daniel. His cousins Helen, Jimmy, Ernie, Frank, Karen, Susan, and Lynda will also remember him.   Preceded in death by his mother, Viola Gaston; and Step-Father, Fred Gaston; and Father, Rudy Schramm.

Memorial services will be held at McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home 246 Thames Street South. Ingersoll January 26 from 2-4pm.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation in Peter’s memory.


Peacefully at Orchard Villa, Pickering on January 20, 2019 after a short illness at the age of 97 years.  Beloved husband of the late Mary, step-father to Bruce and his wife Susan, dear dido of Brian and Stephen (Yuki) and great-grandfather of Tomoya and Marika in Japan.  Remembered by his many nieces, nephew, great nieces, nephews and great-great nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his six sisters and his brother.  Walter may be remembered from his many occupations over his long life, including farmer, miner, shoe repair shop owner, jeweller and rockhound enthusiast.  Friends may call at McBeath–Dynes Funeral Home, 246 Thames Street South, Ingersoll, ON (519-425-1600) on Saturday, January 26th from 9:30 a.m. until the service at 10:30 a.m.  Interment at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Ingersoll will follow the service.  Donations to Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church would be appreciated by the family.