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JOHN FISHER
 
John passed away in July 2012, from a stroke. John was the Sarnia Refinery Manager and former Montreal Refinery Manager, John was liked by all employees. You could find John in all parts of  the refinery and chemical plant on any day of the week.   
John had a big impack on many people who worked with him during his time in Sarnia. our condolences go to his wife Margerie. 

AL POOLE :
 
Al Poole age 50 , who was working at SMC and passed away on Thursday November 1, 2012.
Al worked as a Instrument Mechanic in the maintanence dept. Al was the son of Grenville and Joan Poole.
 
 

RICHARD (DICK) PERRY
 
Dick Perry, Age 74, passed away at the Bluewater Health Centre on Thursday October 27, 2011. Dick was a retiree of Shell and had worked at several jobs, his last being supervisor of the Fire and Security Dept.
Dick, left a wife, Gloria and three children, Julie Ann, Janice, and Jeff. Dick was a  sports enthusiast and a member of the YMCA. 

Gregory Creighton Crockford
 
Greg died on October 1, 2001 at the age of 61.He was a sportsman and participated in shotput and discus at the Deaf Olympics in Sweden and Yugoslavia also playing football with the Sarnia Golden Bears.  Greg worked as a Pipefitter/Welder while at Shell for the last thirty years. Greg leaves behinh his wife Susan and three children, Daniel Chester, and Chelsea. He was a large man but frendly to all, he also love playing golf. 
 
 

JOHNSTON LYLE
 
Lyle, age 74 passed away on Friday May 27 2011 at the
LHSC University Hospital in London.
Predeceased by his wife Hazel (2005). Loving father of Brad and Stephen and partner of Margaret Trudelle.
Lyle worker in the refinery as a Engineer in the steam plant.
Lyle was buried in the Fernhill Cemetry , Saint john NB.

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ROUND, JOHN DAVID   (chemical plant)
 
John, age 68, passed away on March 12, 2011, in Lakeland Florida. Husband of first wife Nancy and 2nd wife Reva (johnson). Father of two girls, Kimberly and Jacqueline, and step father to Michelle and Fred.
John was a team coordinater at the Chemical Plant.
   

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CHALMERS, DIANNE ELIZABETH
 
On March 1, 2011, Diane age 79, passed away at the Universitry Hospital in London. Diane was married to the late Lloyd Chalmers (2006). Diane was a public school teacher in Sarnia for many years and was mother  to three children, Sussan, Craig and Carol.

SMITH, MARY LOU
Mary, age 76,  passed away at the St. Joseph's Hospice on December 31, 2010. Wife of Ralph for 56 years and mother to two children, Tenley and Tracy.   Mary was a professional ice scater and and later became founding and executive member of the Sarnia Figure Skating Club.
Mary was also a long term employee of Bell Canada and Petrosar.

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MOTT, RUBY ELIZABETH
 
Ruby, age 92, passed away December 24th 2010
at the Bluewater Health Centre. Ruby was the wife of the late Guy Mott. Guy passed away in January 2006. Ruby  retired from  Imperial Oil in 1981.
 
 

RUST, IRENE CAROLINE
Irene, age 91,  passed away December 22, 2010.
Irene was the wife of the late Herbert Rust (2008).
Irene was a avid painter, she leaves two sons.

PEARSON-FREDERICK JAMES (FRED)
 
Fred, age 75, passed away December 10, 2010,  at the Bluewater Health Centre in Sarnia.
Fred retired from Shell in 1994 after 34 years serbvice.  Fred is survived by his wife Mary, they were maried for 49 years, and had two sons Mike and Mark and their families.  Interment of ashes  at Resurrection Cemetery .   

THORPE- PATRICA LYNN
 
Pat, age 65, died on Tuesday November 9th at the Vision Nursing Home where she was a resident for 6 1/2 years.
Pat is survived by her husband Alan (chemical plant) and their three children SDtuart, Sara, and Lindsay.

SKAM, BRYAN JOHN  (Chemical Plant)
 
Bryan, age 69 died on Wednesday October 6 at the St Joseph's Hospice.
Bryan was a team member at the Basell Chemical Plant.
Bryan is survived by his wife Judy and two daughters.

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Mahoney, Mike  (Chemical Plant)
 
Mike, a lifelong resident of Wallaceburg, passed away on Sunday July 18, 2010, at the age of 56.
Mike was a member of "B" team while working in the Chemical Plant. He is survived by his wife Sally and one child Chris. After working at Basell he open and ran a wine shot in Wallaceburg for a short period of time. 

LANCASTER ROBERT (BOB) NASH
 
Bob, age 81, died at the University Hospital London Ont. on Friday June 11, 2010.
Predeseased by 51 days by his wife
Rayleneon April 21, 2010. Survived by their
three children and 5 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
 Bob worked in the pumping dept. at the Refinery.
  

SEXTON, ROBERT FREEMAN
 
Robert, age 66, passed away at the Sarnia Bluewater Health Centre Norman St site on May 27, 2010.
Robert and Patricia had been married for 45 years.
Robert is survived by his wife Patricia one son one daughter and 6 grandchildren.
 

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BEDDALL, WILLIAM DUDLEY ( BILL)
 
Bill age 93, died at the C.E.E. Hospital Continuing Care in Petrolia on February 28, 2010. Bill worked as a millwright during his years at the refinery. Bill was the husband of the late Pauline Bedall (1993) and is survived by his two sons Peter and Jeffery.  

Simon, Daniel P.
 
Daniel, age 57, died at home on Wednesday Feb 3, 2010. Dan was employeed at the S.M.C. for 32 years and worked in the process#2 area.
Dan was Co-Chair of the Health and Safety committee at Shell, was an instructor with the Workers Health and Safety Centre of  Sarnia, andd recorfding secretary for the Petro-Chemical Forum. 
 He is survived by his wife Deborah and two sons.                

McClean  Thomas John (Jack)
 
Jack, age 81, passed away at the Bluewater Health Centre Mitton St site on Jan 6, 2010.
Jack was a staff  electrical engineer in the refinery. Jack and his wife spent several winters on Maui island, he was also a member of Sarnia Golf Club.
He is survived by his wife Ruth and children.

Crawford, Raymond Allan (Ray)
 
Ray, age 80, died  Tuesday January 5, 2010 at the Bluewater Health Centre  Mitton St Site. 
Ray is survived by his wife Pauline and several children.   He worked in the Chemical plant and retired as a Shell employee.
Ray was an active member of the triple "C" Carvers Club. Bill and Pauline travelled though several countries after retirement.
 

Eveson William Eugene (Bill)
 
Bill, age 77, died at the St. Joseph's Hospice of Sarnia on January 5, 2010. Bill is survived by his wife Laura and several children.
Bill retired from Shell Refinery about 1991.  He played baseball in the Seniorr's League at Clearwater Park and also enjoyed playing card at the V.I.P.  Centre in the Bayside Mall.  
 
 

Anthony, Dell (Tony)   (Shell and Basell)
 
Tony, age 55, died at the LHSC on December 5, 2009.  Tony worked for 20 years in the Chemical plant. Tony loved camping, fishing, and boating.
He is survived by his wife Kathy and one son and four daughters.
 

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BRIAN EDWARDSON
 
Brian, age 55, died at the Bluewater Health Centre on Thursday December 3rd 2009.
Brian worked for Shell as a Millwright and other positions.
He was a baseball and a hockey coach with the SMAA, a referee with the Sarnia Referees Association, and a dedicated Old Flyer hockey team member.
Bryan is survived by his wife  Linda and their three children.
 

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BARBARA DELL
 
After a long battle with cancer, Barbara age 79,  passed away on Tuesday August 11 2009.
Barbara and Dave where  active in sailing and travelling, and could be seen riding their two person bicycle around Sarnia. Barbara death was just short of their 57 wedding anniversary.
 

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LESLIE ROBERT LONG
 
Les, age 75, passed away Friday August 7th, 2009.  Les worked in the maintance dept. as a crane operator and retireed after 35 years service. He was maried to his wife Rosalee for 54 years and had three sons and one daughter. 
 

MCRAE, GRAHAM
 
Graham, age 78 passed away at the Bluewater Health Centre, Wednesday July 1, 2009.
Greham worker in the maintenance dept at the refinery before retiring. He left a wife, Frances and two daughters.

WILLIAM RONALD CLEAVE (BILL)
 
Bill age 54 passed away on Thursday February 5, 2009.
Bill was an avid hockey fan and played hockey for many years. 
 

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OAKES, MARJORIE FLORENCE
 
Marjorie, age 70, passed away on Monday June 29, 2009.  Marjorie was predeceased by her husband Harry.  

RONALD BAINBRIDGE  (RON)
 
Ron, age 77, passed away on Thursday May 28, 2009 at the Bluewater Health-Mitton Street site.
Ron at one time served with the Governor's
Horse Guard in Toeonto. Ron was also a member of the Fourth DegreeKnights of Columbus.
Ron worked as a stationary engineer and work mostly at the steam plant until he retired. Ron was married to his wife Betty for 53 years and was in good health for the last few years. Our condolences go out to his wife Betty and their family.  

WALTER PRICHARD (Chemical Plant)
 
Walter, age 53, passed away at the Bluewater Health Mitton Street Site.
Walter started out as a process worker in the Chemical Plant before leaving. He is survived by his Parents and his brother and sister.

Brian Thomas Jennings
 
Brian, age 56, passed away March 10, unexpectedly at his home. Brian worked in the lab, in process and finally in the Maintanence Dept. Survived by many family members. 

McClemont, Jeanette Marie (Jan)
 
Jeanette, age 79,  wife of Micheal McClemont died at the Palliative Care Unit of  the Bluewater Health Center Norman St Site on March 13, 2009. Jeanette  and Micheal were married for 57 years having three sons.     

Greg, William Edward (Bill)
 
Bill was not a Shell employee but work  for Cataytic Construction.
 
Bill, age 86, died Friday March 6, 2009 at the Bluewater Health Palitive Care centre in Sarnia.
During his lifetime he was a police officer in Dresden a farmer in Moore Township and worked as a labourer with 36 years service in Shell. Bill's son Jim is presently working at Shell. 
 
 

CLEAVE, WILLIAM RONALD (BILL)
 
Bill, age 54, died at his home on Thursday February 6, 2009. Bill worked as a day supervisor with the transfer pumphouse group.
Bill was a avid hockey fan and also played hockey for many years. He is suvived by his companion Vickie May.

GORMLEY, JAMES "JOE"
 
Joe, age 83, died at the Vision Nursing Home Sarnia on Thursday January 29, 2009.  Joe was a veteran of WWll where he served with the Royal Canadian Navy. Joe is survived by his wife Fern.
Joe worked in the pumping dept. and retired after 33 years service. 

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ATKINSON,  JOHN "JACK" HODGSON
 
Jack, age 74 died at his home, with his daughters present, on Wednesday January 21, 2009. Predeceased by his wife Margaret (2001). Jack volunteered with the Sarnia Victims Service and was a member of the Navy Club and Salvation Army.   Jack retired from Basell where he was a process team member. 

MINIOU, FRANCOIS JOSEPH "FRANK"
 
Frank, age 67, pass away at the Bluewater Health-Norman Street site on Sunday December 21, 2008. Frank had retired from Shell after 20 years service. Frank is survived by his wife Darlene and two children. 

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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 his wife Irene and his children.
 
 

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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.
 

Cecil Howard Hannan
 
Cecil was an operator on # 1 crude unit and left to work at the Imperial Oil Refinery. He served with the royal Canadian Navy during the second world war.
Cecil age 81 died on Friday July 11, 2008.
Our condolences go to his wife Jean and their family.  

James E. Armstrong (Jim)
 
Jim a former  "A" team member in the Chem Plant, age 64, died on July 7, 2008 at the Victoria Hospital in London. Jim had a long battle with lymphoma. Our condolences go out to his former wife Linda and their children.
 

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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.
 
 
 

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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. 
 
Our condolences go out to his wife Irene and their three children.
 

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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VANDEVENNE, GERARD DESIRE
 
Gerard age 92, died at the Bluewater Health C.E.E. Site on March 28, 2007. Gerard has been retired from the Refinery for 30 years, where he  worked as a pipefitter. Gerard had moved back to Sarnia about a year ago. Gerard's first wife Mary died in 1974 and his second wife also Mary died in 2007. He is survived by several daughters and grandchildren.

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NATALIE PIERZCHALSKI
 
Natalie age 68 died on Sunday February 25th at the Norman St site of the Bluewater Health centre. She is survived by her husband George and their three children.

FRANCES ALBERTA MACKENZIE 
 
 Frances, age 81, died on December 6 2006 at the Bluewater Health Centre Mitton St. Site.  She is survived by her husband Douglas and their children..

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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. Lloyd left a wife Diane and three children.

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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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DENNIS GRAHAM JONES;
 
DENNIS AGE 66 DIED AT THE BLUEWATER HEALTH CENTRE ON MAY 1, 2006. DENNIS WAS A TEAM MEMBER AT THE SHELL (BASELL) CHEMICAL PLANT AND WAS OFF WORK ON LONG TERM DISABILITY UNTIL HE RETIRED AT AGE 66.  DENNIS WAS ACTIVE AS A VOLUNTEER AT THE SARNIA GENERAL HOSPITAL AND LATER AT THE STRANGWAY CENTRE.
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BARBARA ELAINE WISE:
 
BARBARA AGE 79 DIED AT THE BLUEWATER HEALTH  CENTRE ( NORMAN STREET SITE) ON APRIL 14TH , 2006. BARBARA WAS THE WIFE OF THE LATE DONALD ERIC WIZE (2001).

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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.
 
RUBY ELIZABETH MOTT, DIED DECEMBER 24, 2010, AT THE BLUEWATER HEALTH CENTRE.

CLARENCE CHARLES THOMAS:
 
CLARENCE AGE 94 DIED ON WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 14 AT THE WATFORD QUALITY CARE CENTRE. CLARENCE WAS A MEMBER OF THE PLANT SECURITY AND SAFETY DEPT. CLARENCE WAS PREDECEASED BY HIS WIFE EVELYN. HE WAS ALSO ALSO A LIFE MEMBER OF THE RONDEAU LODGE #40 OF THE ODDFELLOWS.   

SAMUAL JAMES McCAUGHEY
 
PASSED AWAY OCTOBER 10, 2005 AGE 77. SAM RETIRED AS A PIPEFITTER AT THE SHELL REFINERY.

GLADYS LILLIAN BELHUMEUR
 
Died on Friday July 22, 2005. Gladys was the wife of the late Gerry Belhumeur.

SCOTT MINTY
 SCOTT DIED AT HIS HOME IN PETROLIA APRIL 1 2005. SCOTT 43 YEARS OLD WORKED AT THE BASELL CHEMICAL PLANT FOR 25 YEARS IN BOTH THE PROCESS AREA AND AS A MILLWRIGHT FOR THE CRAFT TEAM. SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE KAREN AND HIS TWO CHILDREN. 

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FRANK DIED ON MARCH 16TH, 2005 AT THE KINGSTON GENERAL HOSPITAL. IN HIS 84TH YEAR. FRANK HAD BEEN A SECURITY GUARD AT THE REFINERY WHEN HE RETIRED AFTER 33 YEARS SERVICE. FRANK ALSO SERVER IN THE TROIS RIVIERE REGIMENT, IN WW2, AS A TROOPER AND WAS WOUNDED WHILE IN ITALY.
 

HANS PETER LODBERG:  DIED ON TUESDAY MARCH 9, 2005, IN HIS 85 YEAR, AT ST. JOSEPH'S MANOR IN ELLIOT LAKE. PETER MOVED TO CANADA FROM DENMARK IN 1951, AND WORKED AS AN ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN FOR CANADIAN OIL AND SHELL. SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE INGEBORG AND TWO CHILDREN.

ROBERTA GOODALE ( WIFE OF DAVE) PASSED AWAY ON WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 23, 2005 AT THE BLUEWATER HEALTH CENTER. ROBERTA WAS IN HER 61ST YEAR. OUR CONDOLENCES GO OUT TO DAVE AND THEIR FAMILY.

LLOYD FRAME:  LLOYD PASSED AWAY AT HIS HOME IN PETROLIA ON DECEMBER 24, 2004. LOYD RETIRED AS A PIPEFITTER  AFTER 43 YEARS SERVICE WITH BOTH CANADIAN OIL AND SHELL.   OUR CONDOLENCES TO HIS WIFE LEONA MAE AND THEIR FAMILY. 

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VERNE IVAN STEELE, DIED ON FRIDAY DECEMBER 10TH, 2004 AT THE BLUEWATER HEALTH CENTRE MITTON STREET SITE. VERN AGE 72 WAS AN AVID GOLFER @ THE LEXINGTON AND CONFEDERATION GOLF COURSES. HE RETIRED FROM THE REFINERY WHERE HE WORKED AS A STATIONARY ENGINEER. 
OUR CONDOLENCES TO HIS WIFE BARBARA AND THEIT FAMILY

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 REG DIED ON MONDAY NOVEMBER 29, AGE 86, AT THE BLUEWATER HEALTH NORMAN STREET SITE. REG RETIRED FROM THE REFINERY IN 1979. AT THAT TIME REG WAS A PROCESS SHIFT SUPERVISOR. HE HAD 25 YEARS OF RETIREMENT. OUR CONDOLENCES GO OUT TO HIS WIFE LILLIAN AND HIS FAMILY.

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GERALD NORMAN BURR (GERRY) AGE 66, DIED IN HONOLULU, HAWAII ON NOVEMBER 23, 2004. OUR CONDOLENCES GO OUT TO HIS WIFE FRANCES AND HIS FAMILY. GERRY HAD RETIRED FROM THE SHELL REFINERY AFTER 34 YEARS SERVICE.

JOHN (JOCK) ROGERS AGE 80, DIED ON WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 17, 2004 AT THE BLUEWATER HEALTH CENTRE MITTON ST. JOCK WAS A MILLWRIGHT AT THE SHELL REFINERY AND A LONG TIME MEMBER OF THE SARNIA LEGION BRANCH 62. PREDECEASED BY HIS WIFE JEANNE.

GEORGE WILLIAM GARDINER: GEORGE WAS A CANADIAN OIL EMPLOTEE IN PETROLIA AND WAS TRANSFER TO MONTREAL WHEN THE REFINERY CLOSED DOWN. HE MOVED BACK TO LONDON WITH HIS WIFE MARGARET AND JOINED OUR RETIREE GROUP. GEORGE AGE 89, DIED AT THE PARKWOOD HOSPITAL LONDON ON THURSDAY NOVEMBER 11TH. GEORGE WAS ALSO PAST PRESIDENT OF THE PETROLIA LEGION BRANCH 216.

SYDNEY J. WALKER:
SYDNEY BORN MARCH 10, 1908. DIED NOVEMBER 20, 2004  RETIRED APRIL 1 1973.
 

IRVIN CHURCHILL; DIED AT THE PETROLIA BLUEWATER HEALTH SITE THURSDAY JUNE 17TH IN HIS 91 YEAR. INVIN WORKED FOR BOTH CANADIAN OIL AND SHELL FOR A TOTAL OF 42 YEARS. WHILE AT THE REFINERY HE WAS PAYMASTER. ( NO PICTURE IS AVAILABLE )

CHARLES DUNN:  Feb 20, 1942-September 15, 2004.
 
CHARLES (CHUCK) DUNN, AGE 62, DIED SEPTEMBER 15, 2004 AT HOME. CHUCK WORKED FOR 32 YEARS IN THE REFINERY. HE WAS ALSO A MEMBER OF THE SARNIA IMPERIAL SR. FOOTBALL TEAM AND AN ASSISTANT COACH FOR THE SARNIA JR. GOLDEN BEARS. OUR CONDOLENCES GO OUT TO HIS WIFE LYNN AND FAMILY. 

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DON MATTINGLEY

DONALD JAMES MATTINGLEY: AGE 73, DIED ON FEBRUARY 5, 2004. DON RETIRED FROM THE SHELL REFINERY AFTER WORKING IN THE PUMPING OR DISPATCHING DEPARTMENT. DON WAS A MEMBER OF THE SARNIA-LAMBTON SPORTS HALL OF FAME PLAYING FOOTBAL WITH THE WINNIPEG BLUE BOMERS, THE SARNIA IMPERIALS, AND A COACH OF THE SARNIA GOLDEN BEARS. HE IS BEST KNOWN AS SANTA CLAUS TO THE MANY CHILDREN AND THEIR PARENTS OF SHELL REFINERY.OUR CONDOLENCES GO OUT TO HIS WIFE , BONNIE BAKER, DON'S CHILDREN AND STEP CHILDREN.

IVAN CYRIL WOODS:(NO PICTURE AVAILABLE) IVAN AGE, 76 DIED IN SARNIA ON DEC 31ST, 2003. IVAN WAS A SHIFT TEAM MEMBER AND WORKED ON THE CATALYTIC CRACKER UNIT IN THE EARLY AND MID 1950'S. IVAN LEFT AND LATER OWNED AND OPERATED "ADDI -BELLE". OUR CONDOLENCES GO OUT TO HIS WIFE MARGARET AND HIS CHILDREN.

VERN STAUFFER: (no picture available)AGE 82 YRS DIED ON DECEMBER 22 2003, IN BROWNSVILLE TEXAS. VERN RETIRED FROM THE REFINERY 23 YEARS AGO.

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THOMAS BARRY

THOMAS BARRY
TOM DIED SUNDAY NOVEMBER 23, 2003. TOM STARTED AT THE CANADIAN OIL REFINERY IN 1952 AS PROCESS SUPERINTENDEANT.OUR CONDOLENCES TO HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS.

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VINCENT NORWOOD

 
VINC, DIED MONDAY OCTOBER 20, IN SARNIA AGE 92. VINCENT (VINCE) WAS THE REFINERY MANAGER FROM 1952 TO 1975. OUR CONDOLENCES GO TO HIS WIFE DORTHY AND TO THEIR FAMILY.

S.O.A.R. SHELL AND BASELL RETIREES