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Albertus Johannes Luimes

Albert Luimes of Skiff Lake, N.B. passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Fri., Aug. 23, 2019, at the Upper River Valley Hospital in Hartland, N.B. He was 85.
He was the loving husband of Alice (nee Vandemheen) for 59 years; and deeply loved by his children, Carolyn Munro (Carl) of Chesterville, Elizabeth Luimes (Greg Harvey) of Fosterville, N.B., Allan Luimes (Kim) of Skiff Lake, and Glendon Luimes (Tanya) of Canterbury, N.B. He was a proud Grandpie/Opa to Jeremy Robichaud (Jenica), Erin Drapeau (Max), Vanessa Briggs (Jarrod), Alexander Luimes (Shelby), Shawn Munro, Eric Luimes (Sonja), Will Luimes, and Paige Luimes, and great-grandfather to Raelynn and Lawson Drapeau; Dax Briggs; and Felix Robichaud. Albert is also survived by his brother, Hank Luimes in Collingwood, Ont., and his sister Rita Heimstra (Gerry) of Navan; his sister-in-law, Willy Luimes of Kemptville, and many nieces and nephews. Albert was predeceased by his parents, Rudolf and Hendrika (nee Sellink) Luimes; his sisters, Sina Reitsma (the late John), Linda Minnema (the late Cy), Johanna Moll (the late Herman); and brothers Gerrit and John Luimes.
Visitation was held at the Carleton Funeral Home and Crematorium in Jacksonville, N.B. on Mon., Aug. 26. The funeral service was held Tues., Aug. 27 in the chapel of the funeral home, followed by interment at Marne Cemetery in Marne, N.B. 


Margaret Pearl Mellon

Margaret Mellon (nee Roberts) of South Mountain passed away peacefully at home with family by her side on Sat., Sept. 14, 2019. She was 82.
She was the beloved wife of the late Ward Mellon, and the loving mother of Carolyn Stitt (Darren), Darlene Mellon (Doug Toll), Harold Mellon (Suzanne Pascoal), and Stephen Mellon. She was the cherished Grandma of Colton Stitt, Bradley Stitt (Jodi Ferguson), Emily Sloan (Brandon Moore-Morrow), and Heidi Sloan (Jacob Stevens). Margaret was the dearly loved sister of Doris Luker (the late Teddy) of Montreal, Robert Roberts (Margaret) of South Mountain, Malcolm Roberts (Roberta) of Lachine, Jeanie Green (Eddie) of Two Mountains, and was predeceased by Shirley Cullen (the late John), Agnes Roberts, Mary Gallagher (Jim), and Sarah Ward. She will be fondly remembered by the Mellon family. She is also survived by nieces and nephews.
Margaret rested at Byers Funeral Home, 2990 Church St. in South Mountain (613-989-3836), from 4 to 8 pm on Tues., Sept. 17. The funeral service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home today (Wed., Sept. 18) at 11 am. A private family interment will be held at Spruce Haven Cemetery in Brinston.
By family request, donations may be made to Dundas County Hospice or Winchester District Memorial Hospital.
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