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RANKIN WILLIAM JOHN   (BILL)
 
  Bill age 73, passed away on Monday October 13, 2008 at the Bluewater Health Centre Norman St site.
  Bill is survived by his wife Fay and two Children.
 Bill worked at the Bassel Chemical plant until he retired.
 

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Herbert Conrad Rust (Herb)
 
Herb age 79 passed away September 22, 2008. Herb moved from Germany in 1952 and married his wife in 1957.
Herb worked at Shell Canada in both the refinery and chemical plant for 37 years.
He was a volunteer with Petrolia Discovery and a member of the south west wood lot owners.
Our condolences go out to hios wife Irene and his children.
 
 

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DOUG WILLIAMS

DOUGLAS ERNEST WILLIAMS
 
Doug, age 79 passed away at the Bluewater Health Mitton St Site on Tuesday July 1st 2008.
Doug is survived by his wife Joyce and two children. One son Randy predeceased Doug.
Doug worked in both process and the maintence Dept. the last as a millwright.
 

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Bob on Mackinaw Island 1986

Robert McLachlan (Bob)
 
Bob age 78, passed away on April 10, 2008 at the Sarnia Bluewater Health centre (Palitive care) on Norman St. 
Bob is survived by his wife Ruth and three sons.
Bob worked for Canadian Oil and Shell for 36 years both in the refinery and chemical plant. His final job was coordinator of the maintenance group.
 
 
 

DECEASED WORKERS AND  RETIREES 2006-8

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Yvonne and Bob Anderson

ROBERT ANDERSON (BOB)
 
Bob, age 83, passed away at the Bluewater Health Center April 3, 2008. Bob worked as a stationery engineer  and worked most of the time at the steam plant before retiring.
Bob was in the navyt during the II world war and spent time excourting ships to and from England.
Bob was predeceased by his first wife Dorthy  Gertrude.
Beloved husband of Yvonne Eileen.
He is survived byhis three children his second wife Yvonne and his three children.

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December 4, 1934-March 28, 2008

William Francis Peter Picard (Bill)
 
Bill, age 74 died on Friday March 28, 2008 at the Bluewater Health Palliative Care center. Bill was a long time employee of Both Canadian Oil and Shell Canada, and worked in both Chemical Plant and Refinery.
Bill was a graduate of McGill Univercity and also played with the Sarnia Golden Bears. 
 
 

THOMMAS WILLIAM DAVIDSON
 
Tom age 74, died at his residence on Monday October 29. Husband of Shirley and father to four children.  Tom was a maintenance worker at Shell before retiring.
Tom was involved in the City Dart League and
junior bowlers. Tom was also a long time member of the Marcin Sunday Morning Mens League. 

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LESLIE EARL CHALMERS
 
Les age 86 died August 6th 2007 ( on his birthday) in the Palliative Care Unit at the Bluewater Health Center.    Les was a veteran on WWII and retired from Shell as a Operator on #1 Crude Unit. He was predeceased by his first wife Sue and survived by his second wife Margaret and three children.

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 Gorden age 94 died March 18, 2007.
Gorden retired from the plant security dept. December 1st 1997. 
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GERALD (GERRY) DESIRE VANDEVENNE
 
Gerry age 92 died at the Bluewater Health C.E.E. Site on March 28, 2007. he worked as a pipefitter in the shell refinery until 1977. Gerry had two wives both named Mary, one dieing in 1974 and his second wife in Feb. 2007. He had moved back to Sarnia after his wifes death and lived at the Residence on the St. Clair, and was transfer to Fiddick's Nursing Home in Petrolia before his death. He is survived by several daughtersa and grandchildren.

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Lloyd Chalmers

ALLAN LLOYD CHALMERS
 
Lloyd age 75 died in The Bluewater Health Norman st site on August 4, 2006. Lloyd retireed from Shell after 42 years service in the laboratory Dept. He was a member of the Sarnia Golf and Curling club. and both golfed and curled while a member.  Diane,
age 79, Lloyd's wife passed away Tuesday March 1st 2011 at the University Hospital London, They left three children Sussan, Craig, and Carol.

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VICTOR WILLIAM GEORGE ARNOLD:
 
Vic, age 83, died at the Marshall Gowland Manor on Sunday June 25, 2006. Vic was born December 19, 1922 in Midland ont. and served in the ww ll in an Army Hospital in Ontario. He retired from Shell Refinery as Head of the E&S Dept. He was a member of the Sarnia Golf Club and played there until his health changed.  He was one of the first treasurer for S.O.A.R. Vic is survived by his wife Carolyn and daughters.

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STEPHEN E. MATHERS:
 
STEVE, AGE 49 PASSED AWAY AT THE LONDON SCIENCES CENTRE , VICTORIA SITE ON JUNE 5 2006 DUE TO CANCER.
STEVE WORKED ATBASELL CANADA AS A PROCESS TEAM MEMBER FOR 28 YEARS AND WAS PASSIONATE ABOUT SPORTS AND FAMILY. STEVE LEFT A WIFE LISA AND THREE CHILDREN.

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ROBERT (BOB) JAMES WEBSTER:
 
BOB PASSED AWAY AT THE FOUR COUNTIES HEALTH SERVICE NEWBURY ON WEDNESDAY MAY 24, 2006, ATR THE AGE OF 58.
BOB WAS EMPLOYED IN THE MAINTENANCE DEPT IN THE REFINERY. OUR CONDOLENCES GO OUT TO HIS WIFE JAMIE AND THEIR CHILDREN.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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GUY ELWOOD MOTT
 
GUY DIED ON TUESDAY JANUARY 24TH 2006, AT THE BLUEWATER HEALTH- NORMAN SITE AGE 85.
 
GUY RETIREED FROM SHELL IN 1985 HIS LAST POSITION WAS PROCESS TRAINING SUPERVISOR.
 
GUY WAS A VETERAN OF WORLD WAR II AND WAS AN ACE SPITFIRE PILOT. HE  SERVED WITH THE R.C.A.F. AND R.A.F. IN THE SILVER FOX TACTICAL FIGHTER SQUADRON. GUY IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE RUBY.
 

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