HUTTON: John Ross

John HuttonHutton: John Ross – passed away in comfort with his children at his side, at Woodingford Lodge, Woodstock, Ontario on January 31, 2016. John Hutton of Woodstock, formerly of Wardsville and London, Ontario area, was in his 81st year.

Former husband of and predeceased by Lucia Mary McConkey (1986). Proud grandfather of Shianne, Ceara and Savanna, (whom he referred to as his beautiful blond family). Father to John Hutton Jr. of St Mary’s, Ontario, and to Samantha Hutton-Walker (Luke Walker) of Innerkip, Ontario.

Brother to Joan Hargraves (predeceased 1980), Uncle to Paula (James) Brown, of Baden, Kathy Wilson of Oakville, and Steven (Cheryl) Hargraves of London.

Private celebration of life for family only will take place, and interment will be held in the Spring, 2016 in Muskoka, where John grew up and had his fondest memories. John will be remembered for his talent as an artist, his love of dogs, and his auction hunting.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the London Humane Society (cheques accepted) would be greatly appreciated by the family.

John’s family sincerely thank the wonderful staff at Woodingford Lodge, for their excellent care and kindness toward John, even during his most difficult moments, (well-known for being Mr. Grumpy Pants), and especially in his final days. We are grateful that John was in such great hands, being in need of care for several years.

Funeral Arrangements entrusted to the Glendinning Funeral Home, Plattsville.


JUNKER: Deborah Kristine (nee Roth)

Deborah JunkerJUNKER: Deborah Kristine (nee Roth) – peacefully at Hospice Wellington, Guelph on Sunday January 31, 2016. Deb Junker of Tavistock in her 61st year.

Beloved wife of Don Junker who she married November 2, 1974. Loving mother of Carrie & husband Coby Lamarche, Amanda & husband Marcel Parent all of Guelph and Jessica & husband Jake Byers of Oakville. Sadly missed by her grandchildren Ronan, Spencer, Marcus, Landon and Lucas. Dear sister of Brenda & husband Gary West of Shakespeare and John Roth of New Hamburg. Survived by her sisters & brothers-in-law Mary & husband Ron Kropf of Tavistock, Dorothy & husband Glen Vollmershausen of Woodstock and George & wife Brenda Junker of Hickson.

Predeceased by her parents Nelson & Helen (Krueger) Roth.

Deb had worked for the past 5 years at Tavistock IDA and previous to that at Sears Stratford for 17 years. She had been active in the Tavistock Community, having been involved with the Medical Board, the Agriculture Society and the Horticultural Society. She had a love of the outdoors and this was shown in her painting, gardening and camping.

Relatives and friends may call at the Francis Funeral Home, 77 Woodstock Street N., Tavistock on Tuesday February 2nd from 7-9pm and Wednesday February 3rd from 2-4 & 7-9pm. Funeral service will be conducted at Trinity Lutheran Church, Sebastopol-Tavistock on Thursday February 4, 2016 at 2:00pm. Interment to follow in the Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers and sympathy cards, donations can be made to the Tavistock Assistance Program, Trinity Lutheran Church or the Hospice Wellington, Guelph would be appreciated by the family. Francis 519-655-2431



POWELL: Janice Mary (nee:Walters)

Janice PowellPOWELL: Janice Mary (nee:Walters) – passed away at the Woodstock General Hospital on January 4, 2016 Janice Powell of Plattsville in her 61st year.

Beloved wife of Larry Powell who she married August 18, 1979. Loving mother of Chris Powell & his wife Sarah Scott of Baden, Mike Powell & Karleigh Buist of Plattsville.   Proud grandmother of Holden. Dear daughter of Brynmor & Mary Walters of Southampton. Dear sister of Murray & Teresa Walters, Susan & Daryl Pearson and Sandy Ratcliffe all of Kenora.

Jan was a registered nurse at Golden Years Nursing Home, Cambridge.

Relatives and friends may call at the Glendinning Funeral Home, 40 William St., Plattsville on Saturday January 9, 2016 from 1 -5 pm. Funeral service to be announced later. Interment later in Southampton Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation (cheques accepted) would be appreciated by the family.