Obituaries

Tonica Spehar
B: 1934-07-20
D: 2020-03-25
View Details
Spehar, Tonica
Robert Almand
B: 1947-08-28
D: 2020-03-25
View Details
Almand, Robert
Mitsue Kumagai
B: 1922-08-11
D: 2020-03-20
View Details
Kumagai, Mitsue
Janina Borkowski
B: 1926-06-28
D: 2020-03-20
View Details
Borkowski, Janina
Ralph Kempton
B: 1946-08-23
D: 2020-03-17
View Details
Kempton, Ralph
Fredrick Dunn
B: 1931-02-11
D: 2020-03-05
View Details
Dunn, Fredrick
Patricia Salt
B: 1932-01-18
D: 2020-03-03
View Details
Salt, Patricia
Gerry Wieck
B: 1945-07-12
D: 2020-03-02
View Details
Wieck, Gerry
Douglas Anderson
B: 1927-12-13
D: 2020-03-01
View Details
Anderson, Douglas
Dorothy Wilson
B: 1927-03-22
D: 2020-02-28
View Details
Wilson, Dorothy
Matilda Gunn
B: 1931-12-17
D: 2020-02-23
View Details
Gunn, Matilda
Wannetta Stiles
B: 1925-10-12
D: 2020-02-18
View Details
Stiles, Wannetta
Lynn Lafrance
B: 1961-07-31
D: 2020-02-09
View Details
Lafrance, Lynn
Sandra Vitale
B: 1954-02-10
D: 2020-01-31
View Details
Vitale, Sandra
Theresa & Leroy McIsaac
B: 1946-04-22
D: 2020-01-29
View Details
McIsaac, Theresa & Leroy
Peter O'Meara
B: 1946-11-22
D: 2020-01-26
View Details
O'Meara, Peter
Dermot Richardson
B: 1942-01-29
D: 2020-01-24
View Details
Richardson, Dermot
Fanika Severinski
B: 1925-02-11
D: 2020-01-17
View Details
Severinski, Fanika
Ena Gibson
B: 1936-09-09
D: 2020-01-05
View Details
Gibson, Ena
James Feenstra
B: 1926-09-27
D: 2019-12-31
View Details
Feenstra, James
Ann Kopschinsky
B: 1943-06-18
D: 2019-12-24
View Details
Kopschinsky, Ann

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
55 Mill Street East
Acton, ON L7J 1H4
Phone: 519-853-0350 / 1-877-421-9860
Fax: 519-853-1656

Death Certificates

The death certificate is perhaps the single most important document you will need in the coming weeks:

Legal Reasons: The death certificate is a permanent legal record of the fact of death. Provincial agencies always stipulate that a death certificate is to be filed. It verifies the decedent, the cause of death, and final disposition.  

This information is used in the application for insurance benefits, settlement of pension claims, and transfer of title of real and personal property. The certificate is prima facie evidence of the fact of death and, therefore, can be introduced in court as evidence when a question about the death arises.

Personal Reasons: The death certificate in many cases provides family members with closure, peace-of-mind, and documentation of the cause of death. It also provides peace-of-mind by facilitating efficient processing of needed benefits as those described above.

Vital Statistics Reasons: The death certificate is the source for provincial and federal mortality statistics. It is needed for a variety of medical and health-related research efforts. It is used to determine which medical conditions receive research and development funding, to set public health goals and policies, and to measure health status at local, provincial, national, and international levels. This data is valuable as a research tool and by influencing research funding.

Before the business and legal issues of the estate can be pursued, it will be necessary to obtain certified copies of the death certificate. You can order them from:

  1. Your Funeral Director
  2. The Registrar of Vital Statistics in your area

It is always better to order a few more than what you think you will need. Most agencies will only accept certified death certificates, not photocopies.

In some cases, there may be a need to obtain a certified copy of the death certificate without a cause of death. These certificates are needed to transfer the title on a house, mobile home, and automobile, or in some cases for court procedures. You should make this request when ordering the certified copies.

If you have questions about obtaining copies of a Death Certificate, please call us. We’re here to assist you.