NOVEMBER 25TH, 1938 - APRIL 2ND, 2024

Peacefully, surrounded by loving family, on April 2, 2024, at Bluewater Health, Carolyn passed away at the age of 85. Beloved wife of Ross Russell. Loving mother of Scott Carroll (Mark), Todd Carroll (Linda), Jody Kukura (Dave), Jeff Russell (Shannon), Dan Russell (Annette), Jim Russell (Shelly), and the late Paul Russell. Cherished grandmother of Shaun Carroll, Lindsay Rheubottom (Ben), Brent Butler, Cassi Butler, Chelsea Kukura (Jay), Dylan Kukura, Tony Russell (MacKenzie), Danielle Minzen (Ryan), Christine Park (Dave), Jamie Patterson (Kevin), Cody Davis, and Christine Miceli (Curtis). Treasured great-grandmother of ten and great-great-grandmother of one. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her mother Madeline Houston, father Ossie Cameron, brother Ken Cameron, and son Paul Russell. 
Carolyn was born and educated in Toronto, Ontario. She moved to Sarnia in 1975 where she assumed responsibility as manager of the Lambton Mall for 25 Years. Carolyn with her passion to always help, became the director of the District Chamber of Commerce, the United Way, the Sarnia General Hospital, Goodwill Industries, Junior Achievement, the Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Executive Business Women’s Network. Carolyn met Ross, the love of her life, 43 years ago and built a beautiful partnership, blending their 7 children together as one family. Carolyn for many years visited schools and legions on Remembrance Day to talk and educate about remembering the soldiers. Carolyn lost her father in the Second World War and was able to visit his grave in Holland with Ross and her children, which gave her great peace knowing the Dutch people kept his memory alive and always remembering his sacrifice. Carolyn loved to cook, entertain and always made a house a loving home. Her love for sewing led her to create many original fascinators for women all over Sarnia for weddings and many events. Carolyn was part of a Birthday Club where she met many life long friends. Carolyn was a very vibrant, classy woman who always made anyone around her feel accepted, and always part of her family. Carolyn was the best wife, mother and grandmother. Carolyn was always the life of any party. 
Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Monday, April 15, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. A livestream of Carolyn’s service will be available on her memorial page on the Smith Funeral Home website at service time. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Cystic Fibrosis Canada (cheques only at the funeral home please). 
JUNE 28TH, 1941 - MARCH 29TH, 2024

Peacefully, surrounded by loving family, on Friday, March 29, 2024, at Bluewater Health, Shirley Irene Snell of Sarnia, formerly of Seaforth, passed away at the age of 82.
Beloved wife of the late Keith Stanley Snell (2011). Loving mother of Steven (Janet) Snell of Sarnia, Kimberley (Dennis) Helm of London and Krista (Mike) Evely of Exeter. Cherished grandmother of Matthew Ellis and Kelly Helm (Jason). Treasured great-grandmother of Darrian, Bentley and Hailie. Dear sister of Bonnie Jean Segers of Sarnia and Karen Inglis of Earlton, and sister-in-law of Ron Evans of Forest and Jack Main of Forest. Shirley will be missed by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by her parents John and Ruby Smith, in-laws Stan and Isla Snell, sister Phyllis Evans, aunt Irene (Bell) Minielly, sister-in-law Ruth Main, brother-in-law Brian Inglis, and nephew Jamie Inglis. 
Shirley had a great love for music and singing, especially enjoying her time singing with the Seaforth Harmony Hi Lites. She enjoyed decorating, travelling, watching curling and was a wonderful cook and organizer.
A celebration of a life well lived, will be held in memory of Shirley at Camlachie United Church, 6784 Camlachie Rd, Camlachie, on Saturday, April 6, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. with family and friends being received one hour prior. Burial of ashes will take place at Beechwood Cemetery in Forest at a later date.
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Osteoporosis Canada or Camlachie United Church (cheques only at the funeral home please). Arrangements entrusted to Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. 
APRIL 1ST, 1958 - MARCH 25TH, 2024

Passed away unexpectedly at her home on Monday, March 25, 2024 at the age of 65. Loving mother of Kiara (Jon) Watson & JD (Erinn) Gaulin. Daughter to her beloved mother Dorothy Radakovich. Cherished grandmother of Zachary (5) Kenzie (5) Shane (3) Everly (2) Jace (2). Dear sister of George (Tracey) Cragg, Dan (Anne Marie) Ross, Lisa Stockdale. Treasured aunt to Conrad, Victor, Jack, Caleb and Emma. Great aunt to Taviour and Chloe Predeceased by her grandmother Beatrice and grandfather Brian, and her best friend Cheryl. Kathy was a wonderful mother, daughter, sister, friend, nurse and spouse. She loved her kids immensely and always made family time the most important thing; from many hours spent at hockey and ringette games, to weekends camping in the Rockies. She loved travelling, music, cooking, playing softball and gardening. She always went above and beyond to throw the best birthday parties and host the best meals. She loved her grandchildren beyond words and she did not get enough time with them in this life. Kathy was a bright light in this world, and everyone who met her loved her. She had a larger than life personality and she will be deeply missed by many family and friends. Mom how you left this earth will never do justice to the full life you lived. The happy memories we have of you are engraved in us always. We love you. Cremation has taken place. 
A small private memorial service will be held for family and friends. Family will be planning a celebration of life in May in Edmonton, AB where Kathy spent most of her life. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Huntingtons Society of Canada (cheques only at the funeral home please).
William James Murphy
1 July 1949 - 17 April 2024

Murphy, William James, Bill, died peacefully with family by his side at Vision Nursing Home, Sarnia, on Wednesday, April 17, 2024 in his75th year.
Beloved husband of Barbara for 33 years. Loving father of Andrea  (David Freeman), Leah (David Callistini), William (Susie), and devoted step-father of Brenda (David) Stegner, Ruth-Elen (Sean) Tisdale, Erin (Tim) Edgar. 
To his grandchildren he was Papa - Alex, Carlo, Jai, Nicolas, Peter(Sarah), Jennifer (Ryan), Matthew (Christine), Alissa, Kaitlyn, Victoria (Damian), Ryan (Sara), Sarah (Zack), Ashley (Ryan), Tyler 
(Maddie), Bradley and Owen. Great-grandchildren were very special - Jillian, Nicholas, Grayson, Jensen, Clark, Hayden, Addison, Charlie, 
Bill was the youngest of 10, born in Lindsay Ontario. Predeceased by parents William and Kathleen Murphy; brothers Jude, Michael, Charles and sister Dolly; brothers-in-law Terry O’Leary, Graham 
MacDonald and sister-in-law Annette. Survived by Patricia O’Leary, Lorraine MacDonald, Elizabeth Murphy, Dan (Brenda) Murphy, and David (Nancy) Murphy.
Bill was a devoted member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. After retiring from the Toronto Stock Exchange as a Systems Analyst, he served many missions for his church. He loved spending time with his family and doing service for his community. 
The family wish to thank the staff of Vision for the superb care and compassion given.
Cremation has taken place. A funeral service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1400 Murphy Rd., Sarnia, on Monday, April 22, 2024, 12:00 PM. A light luncheon will follow.
Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Bill are asked to consider the Alzheimer's Society. Online condolences may be expressed