Vivian Waltho
B: 1911-09-27
D: 2016-10-18
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Waltho, Vivian
Lynn Clay
B: 1946-04-06
D: 2016-10-14
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Clay, Lynn
Joseph Richard
B: 1950-08-11
D: 2016-10-12
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Richard, Joseph
Terrance George
B: 1948-12-31
D: 2016-09-27
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George, Terrance
Ida McLellan
B: 1920-09-16
D: 2016-09-24
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McLellan, Ida
Anelda Higgins
B: 1930-03-01
D: 2016-09-22
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Higgins, Anelda
John Drake
B: 1928-11-07
D: 2016-09-21
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Drake, John
Larry Hord
B: 1945-11-01
D: 2016-09-20
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Hord, Larry
Albert Potter
B: 1933-02-02
D: 2016-09-18
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Potter, Albert
Elaine Lovie
D: 2016-09-14
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Lovie, Elaine
Mildred Rath
B: 1923-09-20
D: 2016-09-13
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Rath, Mildred
Angelo D'Alessandro
B: 1949-04-24
D: 2016-09-13
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D'Alessandro, Angelo
Bruce Redman
B: 1942-04-14
D: 2016-09-13
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Redman, Bruce
Egbert van Wieren
B: 1948-05-19
D: 2016-09-09
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van Wieren, Egbert
Wayne Forbes
B: 1941-04-01
D: 2016-09-07
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Forbes, Wayne
Kathleen Browe
B: 1945-09-23
D: 2016-09-01
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Browe, Kathleen
Kate Hansen
B: 1920-06-05
D: 2016-09-01
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Hansen, Kate
Richard Young
B: 1936-09-17
D: 2016-08-23
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Young, Richard
Helen Holmes
B: 1950-01-19
D: 2016-08-19
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Holmes, Helen
Aerial Borthwick
B: 1940-06-22
D: 2016-08-17
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Borthwick, Aerial
Frances Letourneau
B: 1923-05-06
D: 2016-08-15
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Letourneau, Frances


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Chuck Box – Funeral Director, or as Chuck prefers to be referred to as – Funeral Educator. Chuck says he prefers Funeral Educator because his desire is to simply educate families as they walk through the process of honouring a loved one. Chuck was recognized for his 50 years of service on May 11, 2016 in Alliston ON. Chuck considers it a great honour and privilege to serve families in his surrounding community during the past 50 plus years.
Ron Gilpin - second generation Funeral Director, and 1965 graduate. Ron carried on his family's business, started in 1945 after his father Doug Gilpin graduated. A native of Lambton Shores Ron has lived in the community his entire life. With knowledge and experience of the business. Ron is the managing funeral director at Gilpin Funeral Chapel. Honoured by his peers for 50 years in the field by the Western Ontario Funeral Service Association on June 22, 2015.
GRAND OPENING SARNIA LOCATION OPEN HOUSE. Come on out and join us for a refreshment and a tour our newest location and see all of our display stations on what makes the &quot;Gilpin Difference&quot;. There will be a draw for a piece of fingerprint jewelry, perfect for a Mother&#039;s Day gift. Also bring in your photographic memories and we will speed scan them for you and place on a USB stick for you. The Funeral Industry has changed in so many ways over the years and the Gilpin&#039;s have embraced the future. See how we combine tradition with modern technology to make your loved one&#039;s life story be told with dignity and class. We are all about Family and have been for 3 generations!
Effective March 1 2014, Gilpin Funeral Chapel will commence an Aftercare programme to provide all of our families with bereavement support and the resources that are needed to help them finalize the affairs of their loved one. We know that the loss of a loved one can be an overwhelming time for a family. The Executor is also faced with the added burden of finalizing the deceased persons estate. Many people just dont know where to begin. Through our Aftercare Programme, our Aftercare Director, guides and assists Executors with the necessary paperwork following a death, such as, Preparing applications for death and survivor benefits Preparing notifications, transfer of benefits, and Facilitating many necessary cancellations We offer this service to each one of Gilpin Funeral Chapels families and are happy to meet at their own home or any one of our three locations. We believe that this Aftercare programme is an extra step to all of our families to let them know that we are there for them, both during and after the funeral.No charge is made for these services; they are an extension of our care and committment to the families that we serve. If you would like more information about our Aftercare Programme, please call us at 519.786.4964
VIDEO TRIBUTES - Using your treasured photos along with your choice of music, we can develop a personalized keepsake celebrating your loved one&#039;s lifetime to share with family and friends and to pass down to future generations. It is a unique remembrance created especially for the families we work with and serve. We understand the importance of capturing and saving precious memories and we want to help you remember your loved one in a way that helps show others how they lived. We are able to post the video tribute on your loved one’s online Book of Memories page and we always provide DVD copies for the immediate family. Video tributes are just one of the many ways we provide personalization and accommodate your family’s needs.
WELCOME 2014: May the dawning of this New Year, fill your heart with new hopes, open up new horizons and bring for you promises of brighter tomorrows. Our staff wishes you hope and healing for 2014.
Gilpin Funeral Chapel is proud to unveil our new logo designed by local marketing consultant Natalie Core. She designed a logo that incorporated visual elements of our main chapel in Forest and created a new image for our business. Thank you Natalie. - Natalie Core Marketing Consulting can be found at
The Gilpin Family on behalf of Gilpin Funeral Chapel donated $5000 to The Legacy Campaign (new Thedford Community Centre &amp; Arena) securing the naming right for the First Aid and Referee Room. The Gilpins operated Gilpin Ambulance for 55 years in Thedford.
As part of our commitment to providing quality services we have redesigned our website to better serve your needs. The staff at Gilpin Funeral Chapel invites you to explore all of the resources on our new website.

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Gilpin Funeral Chapel Ltd.

123 King Street East
Forest, ON N0N 1J0
Phone: 1-844-445-7467
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