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GRUBER, Thomas - Long standing Ordinary member, passed on Thursday, August 24th.       

 HAYES, Claire – Peacefully at home with his family by his side on Thursday June 1, 2023,

 DEDRICK, H. Paul - Passed away at the Norfolk General Hospital, Simcoe on Monday, March 27th, 2023 in his 84th year. 

 DANYLUK, Mike - With sadness the family announces the passing of Mike at Norfolk General Hospital on Wednesday November 9, 2022, of Waterford at the age of 78. Beloved husband of the late Marlene Szwedo. Dear brother of Bill (and Virginia). Will be sadly missed by nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.

RICHARDS, Ron - Ron Richards passed away on Monday, November 21, 2022 in his 71st year.
Ron was a true athlete and sports fanatic. He played old-timers hockey, was a passionate golfer,  all-season cyclist and a natural at bowling, cards and pool.
He was a longtime teacher at Waterford District High School and Simcoe Composite School. Ron was an active member and volunteer in the Norfolk community for many years, Board Member of the Norfolk Community Foundation and a proud member and supporter of the Waterford Legion.

 BEVEN, Gerald - Gerry passed away at Foxridge Care Community, on Tuesday October 25, 2022 from diabetes and Dementia complications. He was in his 78th yr. Beloved Partner of Patricia (Pat) Rundle, predeceased in September, 2021. Loving father to Angela Bevan Blood, Jerry(Val) and Ian. Step father to Heather(Dave), Michelle(Deron) and Tom(Sophia). Together with Pat they shared many grandchildren and Great grandchildren. Gerry was a long haul Truck Driver most of his life. He enjoyed life on the road, but always happy to be home in Waterford or golfing at The greens.  
He never met a stranger, as once you talked to him, you were a friend.
He was known for his short stature and big friendly heart. He had the biggest personality and was known by all as, son, brother, uncle, truck driver, father, Grandfather, Great Grandfather and also equally Golfer, traveller, hugger, flirt, kisser and cuddler. "Whatever"

RENNER, Susan - Surrounded by her family on Thursday, September 15, 2022 at the Stedman Community Hospice,in her 64th year. Sue was an Associate member of Branch 123.

SCHRAM, Herb (Porky) – It is with sadness the family announces the passing of Herb at Norfolk General Hospital on Thursday May 12, 2022, of Simcoe at the age of 85. Beloved husband for 65 years to Hazel (Ross). Loved father of David (and Shelley), Elaine (and the late Keith) McDonald, Bonnie (and the late James) Henderson, and the late Violet (and Bob) Dunn. Proud Papa of Amanda, Emily, Sarah, Chantel, James, Sabrina, Amber, the late Robbie, 17 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren. Brother of Doug (and Pauline). Herb will also be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends. Predeceased by 3 brothers, and 6 sisters. Herb was a life member of Waterford Legion Branch #123, past President, and past Zone Commander. 

Margaret Postill passed away surrounded by family on Monday, April 25, 2022.
As an active Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary member since 1960, she joined the Waterford branch in1964. She was a life-time member of the L.A. and received the Meritorious Service Award in 2002 for her dedicated community service. Margaret held a variety of positions including President, Past President, Zone Commander of Zone B1 and held the office of District Sport Officer.


PURSLEY, John Thomas - We announce the passing of John on Monday, September 20, 2021 at the age of 71. John worked with his father Tommy in the family-owned business, Pursley Paving, which began in 1947. At his father’s passing he operated the business until his retirement in 2019. He was a member and Past Master of Wilson Lodge No. 113, A.F. & A.M., Waterford and a member of Branch 123 Royal Canadian Legion, Waterford.

Patricia Rundle, née Range
September 29, 1944 – September 9, 2021
On Thursday, September 9, 2021, Patricia “Pat” Rundle passed away peacefully surrounded by family at the Algonquin Grace Hospice following a short but furious fight with cancer. Avid golfer and Member of Branch 123, Pat died the way she lived, stubbornly refusing to leave the party until she had given cancer a black eye.

DRYSDALE, Harry – Peacefully at Norfolk General Hospital on Sunday October 11, 2020 of Waterford at the age of 84. Beloved husband of the late Jackie (Cooke). Loving father of Ron (and the late Sheila), Randy (and Wendy), Steve, Dianna (and Erwin) Vranken. Proud Papa of Bryanne (and Darryl), Laney (and Sarah), Rachael, Sarah, Meaghan, and great grandchildren Scarlett, Bliss, Destiny, and Maverick. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Bob (and Anne), Betty Black, Al (and Linda), Donna Drysdale, Nora (and Lyle) Mahoney, and Pat Drysdale. Predeceased by brother Sheldon and sister Evelyn Cronkwright. 

CALLIAUW, Firmen Sylvan – With family by his side at West Haldimand Hospital on Friday August 14, 2020 of Parkview Meadows Retirement Home formerly of Waterford in his 94th year. Beloved husband of the late Dolores (Mullin). Loving father of Val (and Steve) Carroll, Yvonne Mitchell (and Jay Hedges), Jan (and Greg) Deyne, Chris (and Rick) Goble, Patti (and Ric) Boyko, Ken (and Trish), Karen (and Bill) Boraski, Jeff (and Sheila). Proud Papa of 20 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren. Firmen will also be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Predeceased by son Michael. Firmen was a Life Member of Branch 123.

JOEEN DONALDSON (nee Chambers)’Jo’

Passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Thursday June 25, 2020. Loving and devoted mother of Mark (and Delphine), Jacqueline (and Jeffrey). She was an inspiration to her grandchildren. and will be sadly missed by her nieces, cousins, and friends. Jo’s love, compassion, and hard work, at the Waterford Legion Branch #123 will be deeply missed. Joeen was a beautiful soul, an avid gardener and artist. She was a lover of music, food, nature, and dogs. Jo dedicated herself to all things Norfolk, and won many awards for her jam entries at the Norfolk County Fair. 

BURVILLE: William Edward (Bill) – Passed away at the Brantford General Hospital, on Sunday, May 24, 2020 in his 96th year. Predeceased by his first wife Ida May (Sapsford) Burville. Beloved spouse and partner of 25 years Rita Marie McDonald. Predeceased by his parents Harry and Harriet (Selves) Burville. Dear father of Harry. Loving grandfather to Christopher Burville, Leah Mattingley and great grandfather to Evan and Grace Mattingley. Predeceased by his brothers Victor and Leslie. Bill served in WWII with the R.C.A.F. from 1943-1945 and was a retired employee from Dominion Foundries and Steel. Bill was a proud member of Branch 123, Waterford Legion.

SEARLES, Valerie Jean - Surrounded by friends and family at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington, on Tuesday March 5, 2019, of Waterford, at the age of 67. Beloved mother of Mandy (& Shawn). Dear friend of Egon. Sister of Tom and the late Jim Swiech. Predeceased by her husband George and her parents Stanley and Jean (MacKenzie) Switch. Associate Member Branch 123 & L.A.

COREWIN, Elizabeth   December 29, 2019
Passed away in her 74th year as a result of complications from leukaemia.
Survived by her husband Rick Corewin, sister Barbara Robertson (Peter, Owen, Graham, David and Erin) of Ottawa, her brother John Inder (Helene, Yannick, Shawn) of Montreal. Andrea, Cameron, Eric and Martha complete the family. Their spouses Mark, Dianne, Margaret, and Sam and their children Carson, Sydney, Fenton, Caelan, Sarina, Grant, Ruby and Cecil. Elizabeth loved her family with all her heart. Associate member Branch 123.

 REID, Gary  On Tuesday, August 27, 2019 in his 71st year He will be deeply missed by his wife Sharon of 50 years, his children Melissa (and Aaron), Jenny and his fur baby Preston. Gary was a 45 year Associate member of Branch 123. He was the owner operator of Waterford Hardware and Appliance for 47 years. He was a volunteer firefighter for 27 years, past president of the Chamber of Commerce, worked with Crime Stoppers and volunteered on many occasions.

 ATKINS, Peggy – Passed away peacefully with the love of her family at Norfolk General Hospital on Saturday May 4, 2019 of Waterford in her 100th year.  Beloved wife of the late William Atkins.  Loved mother of Peter (and Cheryl) and the late Lesley Sonnenberg.  Cherished Grandma Peggy of Eric Sonnenberg (and Jennette), Craig Sonnenberg (and Amanda), Amy Sonnenberg, Bridget Peacock (and Aaron), Rachel Ferreira (and Gil), Aaron Atkins (and Irene) and great grandchildren William Peacock, Lillian, and Noah Ferreira, Abigail Lesley and Isla Margaret Sonnenberg.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by 3 brothers and 3 sisters.  Peggy was born in Westmoore North New Castle England to Isobelle and George Parker.  Peggy was a Veteran of World War 2 working in the Radar Division of the army.  She met her husband William and they married and came to Canada in 1946.  They lived in Villa Nova raising their family.  She was a life member of Villa Nova Baptist Church.  Teacher of CGIT groups.  Member of Norfolk General Hospital Auxiliary and Royal Canadian Legion Branch #123, Waterford.  Peggy enjoyed many crafts, baking was her specialty and knitting was her pleasure making many items for her children, grandchildren and others.  

SMITH, Mary Jolly - November 28, 1919 - January 4, 2019.  Assosciate Member of Branch 123. Mary's journey began in Scotland and reached its final destination point in British Columbia. She proudly supported the war effort through her work in a munitions factory in Glasgow. Mary immigrated to Canada where she married Tom Smith(deceased) and raised their son Ian in Waterford. Mary supported various community events through the local Legion and Ladies Auxiliary. 


Chadwick, Stephen – September 2018
Ordinary Member of Branch 123. Stephen passed away peacefully at his residence in Waterford at the age of 59. Loved father of Tiffany (and Daniel). Grandfather of Lexi. Most loving son of Carol and the late Dave Chadwick. Dear brother of Stacy (and Wally) Capra, Cathy Chadwick, Dave, Patty (and Robert) Jones. 

HEXAMER, Peter Roy - April 15, 1944 - December 4, 2018 

Ordinary Member of Branch 123. Peter leaves to mourn him, his wife Patricia (nee Atkin); children Tom (Michelle) and Ashley (Nathan Collver) Jakovljevic; grandchildren and grand- adults. No matter the role or size of a task, Peter always strove to give 110%. His energy and enthusiasm followed him in every endeavour from home repair projects, to his electrical business, to his time in politics, to his contributions on numerous community boards and committees, to helping a neighbour or cheering on his grandchildren. At Peter’s request there was a private family visitation followed by cremation.

COX, Elmer Edwin - October 21st, 2017 in his 92nd year. Beloved husband to the late May (nee Holden) Cox . Father of Craig Cox (Carolyn) of Simcoe, Ryan Cox (Yvonne) of Tillsonburg, Dale Fettes (Will) of Simcoe, Debby Kopach (Mike) of Waterford, Karen Chamberlain (Robert) of Waterford, Alan Cox (Lenore) of Simcoe, Kevin Cox of Simcoe and Neil Cox (Janet) of Boston. Cherished grandfather and great grandfather. Elmer served for 20 years in the Canadian Militia with the 56th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA Reserve Unit retiring as the Regiment Commander at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He was a 47 year member of Branch 123 of the Royal Canadian Legion.

BIGGS, Donald Raymond - Peacefully at Norfolk General Hospital on Thursday January 25, 2018 of Waterford at the age of 84. Dearly loved husband of the late Rhea, and the late Rae. Loving father of Shirley (and Gary) Teal, David (and Kathy) Carr, Judy (and Jim) Maddiford. Proud grandfather of Dana (and Jordan), Chris (and Miranda), Becky, Jonathan (and Michele), Mike, Glenn, Nicole (and Brian), and adored great grandchildren Maddison, Ashton, Charissa, Noelle, Kiana, Kyle, Molly, Alice, Andrew, Alex, and Sydney. Dear brother of Lois and brother-in-law Jake (and Pat). Predeceased by sisters Margaret and Elizabeth, brother Robert and sister and brother-in-law Millie (and Don) McCollum. Don was a proud member of the Waterford Legion Branch #123 and Don’s dedication was honoured by the many unending visits by his Comrades from the legion. Don served in the Korean War 2nd Battalion P.P.L.I. and was awarded the Ambassador’s Peace Medal in 2014. 

ASSOCIATE MEMBER, DAVID FREEMAN  (1950-2017) It is with heavy heart we announce the passing of David Freeman at his Waterford residence on Monday October 2, 2017 in his 68th year. Best friend and dearly loved spouse of Patricia (nee Curtis). Treasured father of Katie Eldridge (Rob) of Waterford.  Dear brother of Doug Freeman (Mary) of Hamilton and Don Freeman (Sandy) of Red Bay. Caring uncle to Michael, Lisa, Victoria & Kelly.  David was a long time employee of Canada Post.  

KIRKWOOD, Rick - It is with heavy hearts the family announces the passing of Rick at Sudbury Regional Hospital on Thursday September 14, 2017, of Waterford at the age of 65. Best friend, partner and husband of Betty (Mann). Loving father of Eryn Kirkwood. Cherished son of Bee. and the late Wally Kirkwood. Loved brother of Ralph, Bob (and Sandy), and sister-in-law Barbara (and Tom) Malone. Rick will also be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles and friends. Predeceased by brother Ronnie. Rick was a helicopter pilot for 45 years for public and private industries and an Associate Member of Branch 123.

BROADLEY, Allan Elgar – passed away peacefully on Wednesday August 16, 2017  Allan was a 60 year member of Branch 123, serving in the R.C.A.F. during WW11. He was a successful businessman owning and operating an Imperial Oil Dealership and later Albro Sales. Allan was committed to the Waterford Community and dedicated many volunteer hours through Waterford Lions, and Wilson Lodge 123, and was on the founding committee of Tricentruena. 

SOON, Rick - ordinary member, passed on July 19th, 2017

FRITSCHER, Emil - Peacefully surrounded by the love of his family at Norfolk General Hospital on Saturday April 15, 2017 of Waterford in his 94th year. Beloved husband of the late Elsa (Ebehard). Loved father of Horst Hahnle, Irma (and Leo) Stadnik, Armin (and Bernice). Proud Opa of Richard (and Gina), Mark (and Tracy), Monika (and Alex), Wayne (and Michelle), Cindy (and Tom); great-grandchildren Mason, Drea, Nicolas, Dimitri, Nicole, and Alex. Dear brother of Fanni.

KOCZNUR, Phyllis - Surrounded by the love of her family at Norfolk General Hospital on Tuesday March 28, 2017 of Waterford in her 87th year. Beloved wife of the late Richard Kocznur. Loving mother of Richard, and Gail. Cherished Babcia of Carmenn (and Christin), Danielle and Pra-Babcia of Levi, and Evangeline. Phyllis, along with her husband Richard, owned and operated Kocznur Meatland for over 40 years.

SEWELL, Don A. - In his 82nd year. Loving husband of Bette (Fulcher). Loving father to Jan Rainey (and Keith). Loving grandfather to Daryl (and Val), Dean (and Jean), and Leigh (and Amber). Loving great-grandfather to Mitchell, Owen, Zackary, Natalie, and Walker. Past President Simcoe & District Real Estate Board, past Regional Vice-President, Director and First Vice-President Ontario Real Estate Association, past President Norfolk Shrine Club, past President Norfolk Liberal Association.

BURROUGHS, Gary - Of Teeterville, passed away at the Delhi Long Term Care Centre on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 in his 87th year. Gary was a dedicated volunteer fireman in Teeterville for many years. Also Former Member the Royal Canadian Legion, Waterford Branch #123 and with the Masonic Lodge. He loved birds and tinkering on the farm. Beloved husband of over 55 years to Bonnie (Danley) Burroughs. Loving father of Marilyn Martin (Larry) and Stuart Burroughs (Anita). Cherished grandfather of Matthew, Stephen (Heather), Bailey and Beau. Predeceased by his son, Scott Burroughs (2013) and by his two brothers, Steven "Tiny" Burroughs and William Burroughs (1997), and by his sister, Mary Helen Grant (2005). 

GAUTHIER, Gerard Georges "Gerry" Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on November 29, 2016, in his 92nd year. Loving husband of the late Noella Beaudoin. Loving father of Ginette Atkinson (Peter), Claudette Fleury (Noel), Monique Langille (Allen), Michel Gauthier (Cindy), and Daniel Gauthier (Billie Jo). Loving P'pere of 14 grand- children and 18 great-grandchildren. Loving brother-in-law of Lisette and Bill Day. He will also be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, and friends. Gerry was retired from Amcan Castings after 37 years of service as well as 20 years of service as a Concession Manager at Burlington Beach Amusement Park. Words cannot express our gratitude to the staff of Norview Lodge in Simcoe, their warm and compassionate care will always be remembered. 

THOMSON, Alexander (Alex) Bruce – Peacefully at Brantford General Hospital on Monday November 7, 2016, of Waterford in his 100th year. Beloved husband of the late Muriel (Kernaghan). Dear father of Dorothy (and Albert) Cloet, David (and Anne), Bruce (and Sharon). Proud Grandpa of Renee (and Brien), Jeff (and Pauline), Mike (and Jayme), Stephen (and Karen), Darryl (and Michelle), Tracey (and Jeff); great grandchildren Garret, Nathan, Travis, Teran, Kyle, Rachel, Alexis, Tyler, Alex, Braydon, Abigail, Emma, and Jackson. Brother of Cameron. Predeceased by parents John and Margaret, sister Beth Edwards and great grandson Ryan Walker. Alex was a World War 2 veteran, a Life Member of Waterford Legion Branch 123 and a Charter Member of Independent Order of Foresters. 


UTLEY, Stanley - Surrounded by his loving family at Norfolk General Hospital on Monday November 23, 2015 of Waterford at the age of 90. Beloved husband of the late Gerry (Shaw). Loving father of Claudia (and the late Lyle) King, Melanie (and Charlie) Culbert, Neil, Wendy Pieters, Inez (and Terry) Fitzpatrick, Earl (and Trish), Marcia (and Keith) Porter, Lisa Utley (and Jim McEachren). Proud grandpa and great grandpa of Melissa, Brad, Greg, Trevor, Heather, Aryn, Jennifer, Cheryl, Courtney, Casey, Danielle, Adam, Corrin; Matthew, Mark, Daniel, Benjamin, Aaron, Aleksander, Emily, Wesley, Amanda, Jason, Isabella, Noah, Joshua, Ava, and Charli. Predeceased by brother Harold, and sister Elsie Kempster. Stanley was a World War 2 veteran and a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion


Raymond Licop passed away on Sunday December 21, 2014.Raymond Licop passed away on Sunday December 21, 2014.LICOP, Raymond - Surrounded by the love of his family, Ray passed away Sunday December 21, 2014 of Waterford at the age of 74. Beloved husband and partner of the late Sandy (Boisseneau). Loving father of Michele (and Ron), and Robert. Proud Grandpa of Christy (and Bryan), Caley, Tyler, and Hilliary. Dear brother of Trudy Walker, Rick (and Cathy).

 Ray started as a welder at Stelco in Hamilton and accepted a transfer to Stelco in Nanticoke at which time he moved his family to the Waterford area. Ray was a proud member of the Waterford Legion Branch #123 and dedicated many hours of volunteer work at the legion. Ray wanted to be a farmer in every sense of the word, but knew enough about farming, he would leave it to the professionals.