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In Memoriam


Clarence William Mitchell

Clarence William Mitchell - June 18, 1924 – December 18, 2021.
At the time of his death, he was one of the few remaining Strathroy World War II veterans who served in the Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve (RCNVR). He was awarded both the Soviet Union 1945-1985 and the Russian Federation 1945-2005 medals for his participation in numerous Artic convoys to Murmansk and Archangel

John Fuller

After a short illness, on Monday, November 30th, 2020 at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital.  John Fuller of Strathroy at the age of 80.  Lovingly remembered by his wife of 55 years, Pat (Smith). John was proud of his time in the Canadian Forces, serving for 25 years achieving the rank of Captain.  He was active in his community through his service to the Strathroy Legion and the Strathroy Soccer Association.

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Mary Kelly Down (nee Scherer)
1926 - 2022

Mary was a proud veteran. She was a Royal Canadian Legion member for over 50 years. She will be sadly missed.

Sandra Marie Fagan
1949 - 2022

Sandra was a dedicated and lifelong member of the Strathroy Legion Branch #116 holding many titles over the years that she was proudly involved in. She was also a volunteer with the Army Cadets, and the Scouts. Sandra was passionate about playing a good game of darts in her younger years on the Legion Dart League, travelling to various competitions across the province. Sandra is also fondly remembered for volunteering at Legion bingos on Thursdays.

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Charles Joseph Stankus

Charlie passed away unexpectedly on May 10th. 2022

Charlie was a deicated Greyhound bus driver and he drove truck for many years. He was passionate for the outdoors, fishing and boating. Charlie was well known for signing off saying "Cherrio," it is not goodbye, but see you again. 

Lorne Jones


Lorne had a distinguished military career serving in the Second World War, Korean War, on numerous United Nations peace keeping missions and overseas postings. Wen Lorne finished his career in the military, he retired with the rank Master Warrant Officer. In 1979, he returned to his beloved hometown of Strathroy with Noella. Lorne enjoyed the next 40 years of his life in his hometown where he dedicated many years of service to his community through the

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 116.  

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