In Memorium

PEARSON – Corbin

PEARSON, Corbin Melville of Kintore- Passed away surrounded by his loving family, at the Woodstock Hospital, on Thursday, July 11, 2019, in his 92nd year. Beloved husband of the late Mary Helene Pearson (2016). Cherished father to Ken (Linda) and Barry (Lois), cherished grandfather to Marnie Holloway (Danny), Drew Pearson (Abbey), and Todd Pearson (Candice), great-grandfather to Grace, Nash, Brett, and Brody. Predeceased by his brother Roy Pearson. Born and raised in the Kintore region and a life long member of Chalmers United Church, Kintore. Corbin will always be remembered by his nieces, nephews and extended family. A time of visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 16 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm at the Brock & Visser Funeral Home, Thamesford Chapel, 177 Dundas St., Thamesford, ON where the funeral service will be held in the Funeral home chapel on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at 11:00. Rev. Richard Hryniw officiating. Interment in the Kintore Presbyterian Cemetery with Reception to follow at the Chalmers United Church. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society or the Parkinson’s Society and may be arranged through the funeral home. Expressions of love and sympathy may be placed and viewed online at

CRONE – Maurice

Passed away peacefully at LHSC- Victoria Hospital, London, with family by his side, on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 of RR 4 Denfield, at the age of 85. Loving and devoted husband of Marjorie (Leis) Crone for 51 years. Dear brother-in-law of Mabel Wagler, and Marcella and Dennis Alles. Proud uncle of Pauline Baumbach, Judy and Lyle Schultz, and great-uncle of Sarah, Isaiah, and Aaron. Loved by special friends Dianne Dawson, and Heather and Greg Moffatt. Predeceased by his parents Harry and Jean Crone, sister Norma and Bill Sherritt, and in-laws, Dorothy and Harold Baumbach, Roy Leis, Earl Dietz, and Melvin Wagler. Maurice’s true passion was farming. He loved airplanes and fixing anything mechanical. He could often be found lending a hand to a family member or neighbour. The family wishes to thank the kind staff at St. Marys Memorial Hospital and the surgical team and nurses at LHSC- Victoria Hospital for their care and compassion. Visitation will be held at Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, LUCAN on Thursday, July 11th from 6 – 8 PM, and again on Friday, July 12th from 10 until the time of the funeral service, which will be held at 11 AM. Interment St. James Cemetery, Clandeboye. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Online condolences may be forwarded at


Peacefully at Terrace Lodge Nursing Home, Aylmer on Tuesday, July 02, 2019 John “Jack” Henry Fleming  Whitmore of Tillsonburg.  Predeceased by his loving wife Ruth (2013).  Survived by nieces Sandra (Fred) Gallant, Jane Pine, Mary Anne (Ian) Marshall, and nephews Dr. William (Barbara) Pine, and James (Susan) Pine, and by goddaughter, Barbara Gibbs. Predeceased by his parents George and Nellie.  Jack graduated from the College of Pharmacy at University of Toronto in 1952.  He married Ruth Muddiman in 1962 and they moved to Tillsonburg in 1965.  They bought an independent pharmacy from R.A. Hillburg and it became Whitmore Pharmacy on Broadway with his partner Gord Reynolds.  Jack was very active in the community and was awarded the Citizen of the Year award.  Jack was a member of the Tillsonburg Lions for many years.  He was a member of VON Canada and Avondale United Church, Tillsonburg.  A Celebration of Jack’s life will be held on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at AVONDALE UNITED CHURCH, 60 Harvey St., Tillsonburg.  The family will receive visitors before the service from 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at Avondale United Church.  A private family interment will be held at the Tillsonburg Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations (payable by cheque) may be made to Avondale United Church; Port Perry District Memorial Hospital Foundation, or VON-Canada would be appreciated by Jack’s family.  Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to OSTRANDER’S FUNERAL HOME LIMITED, 43 Bidwell St., Tillsonburg (519) 842-5221. Personal condolence and favourite memories of Jack may be made at


Peacefully at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Thursday, June 27, 2019, Nita “June” (Underhill) Warren, formerly of Port Burwell, passed away at the age of 91 years.  Beloved wife of the Late John Warren (2008).  Proud mother of Jim Warren (Judy) of London and Ted Warren (Marie) of Port Burwell.  Cherished grandmother of Tammy McCord (Dennis), Tracey Millard (Bob) and Crystal Bartlett (Jason) and great-grandmother of Kristen McCord, Cole Millard, Kaylee Millard, Samantha Bartlett and Abigail Bartlett.  June was predeceased by her sister Myrtle Brown.  Friends and relatives will be received at Ostrander’s Funeral Home, 43 Bidwell Street, Tillsonburg (519-842-5221) on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm & 7:00 – 9:00 pm.  The Funeral Service for June will be held in Ostrander’s Chapel on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 1:00 pm with Pastor Bill Wiebe officiating.  Interment will follow at the Straffordville Cemetery.  Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the Warren family.  Personal condolences and favourite memories can be made at