Skippen, Alan Clifford

skippen2017Passed away at The Grey-Bruce Regional Health Centre On Tuesday February 28, 2017, Alan Skippen, in his 65th year.

Loving son of Betty Clement (formerly Skippen). Survived by by one brother,  Douglas (Debbie) Skippen of Duntroon, and one sister Elaine Colavecchia of Georgetown. Predeceased by his father Clifford Skippen.


Mills, Ronald Gregory

mills2017Passed away at his residence on Friday February 17, 2017, Ron Mills in his 80th year.

Beloved husband of Carolyn, loving father of Gregory of Hamilton and Alyson (Kyle Wickham) of Barrie. Sadly missed by two grandchildren Owen and Adam Wickham. Also survived by one sister Judith (David Duncan), one brother Ken and brother-in-law Don Wilson. Predeceased by sister-in law Marigay Wilson and infant grandson Gavin.


Spears, Joan I.

JoanSpears200Passed away at her home in Meaford on Thursday February 9th, 2017, in her 78th year.

Beloved wife of Norman Spears. Dear Mother of R. Thomas Spears (Deanna) and William A. Spears. Sadly missed by two grandchildren; Thomas and Jessica. Survived by Brothers Arthur, Garnet & Doug and Sisters Jean & Helen. Predeceased by Brothers; Stewart, William & Gordon.


Miller, Velma Margarite

miller jan 2017 200Passed away at Central Place in Owen Sound on Saturday January 14, 2017, the former Velma Risk, in her 86th year.

Beloved wife of the late Keith Miller (2013), dear mother of Larry (Kim), Carol Ann (James Hall), Janice (Greg Miller), Reta (Russ McNally) and Michelle (Shawn Clarke). Sadly missed by twelve grandchildren and eleven great- grandchildren. Survived by two brothers Mervyn and Harold . Predeceased by one brother Doug.

Resting at the Gardiner-Wilson Funeral home, Meaford, where a funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 19 at 11am. Visiting one hour prior to the service.


Thompson, Joseph “Laurence”

thompson2017Passed away at his home in Owen Sound on Thursday, January 12, 2017, Laurence Thompson in his 100th year

Loving father of Lee (Sharon), Sandra Freeborn (Terry), Diane Haines (Terry) and Yvonne Love (Jim). Sadly missed by nine grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his wife Phyllis Lee (1993)

Loving companion of Margaret Dodgson also sadly missed by Margaret's family; Robert (Patricia), Doris Laidlaw (Derrick), Dennis (Jaimie) and their families.



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