Gordon Oke

Gordon Melvin Oke of R.R. #6 Alvinston passed away peacefully in his 93rd year,  on Sunday, October 24, 2021 at Meadow Park in Chatham.  Born in Brooke Township. Gordon was the son of the late Darwin and Margaret (McLean) Oke. Beloved husband for 57 years to Evelyn Oke (2018).  Loving father of Robert (Jo) and Linda. Predeceased by siblings … Read more

Yvonne Trethewey

At Babcock Community Care Centre, Wardsville on Saturday, October 23, 2021, Yvonne Dene Trethewey (nee Knight) of Newbury passed away in her 69th year.  Beloved wife of the late Ted Trethewey (2011).  Dear mother of Scott Trethewey, Chad Trethewey (Keena) and Angie (Marty) Vanderydt.  Loved by her grandchildren Bradley, Evan and Cole Trethewey and Mya and Jrake Vanderydt.  Dear sister … Read more

Jim McAlpine

On Friday, October 15, 2021, James (“Jim”) McAlpine of Alvinston (Kilmartin) passed away in his 89th year at Parkwood Hospital in London, Ontario with his children by his side. Predeceased by his parents Archie and Jessie McAlpine (Cran). Brother to Margaret/William Wilson and Phyllis McAlpine (1998). Husband to Isobel Margaret (Thornicroft, 1979). Beloved father to … Read more

Todd Close

On Saturday, October 9th 2021 at University Hospital, London with family at his side, Todd Phillip Close, of Wardsville, a mechanic and devoted husband, father and papa, passed away in his 56th year. Todd was born in Strathroy to the late Theodore and Stella Close. He Leaves behind his wife Beverly Close and children; Natasha … Read more

Jack Driesman

Jack Gene Driesman, of Alvinston, passed peacefully October 2, 2021 with his loving wife by his side. Survived by his wife of 55 years, Karen (Hollingsworth) Driesman, siblings – Sandra Frank (Fred 2016), Gerald (Tina) Driesman, Diane Mayne, Robin Driesman. Predeceased by Patricia McLaren (1993). Jack will be sadly missed by nieces and nephews, and … Read more