STAFFORD, Lorne A. Of St. Thomas, formerly of Shedden and Windsor, passed away at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Monday, December 20, 2004, in his 73rd year. Dearly loved father of Bonnie Lynn Prieur and her husband Jim of Puce and Lorna Denise Stafford of Windsor. Cherished grandfather of Christopher, Lucas, and Emily Prieur. Dear brother of Joyce Richards and her husband Wayne of Vancouver, B.C., Anne McPhail and her husband Wayne of Iona Station and Wes Stafford Sr. and his wife Sharon of Shedden. Also remembered by former wife and dear friend, Mary Helen Stafford of Windsor, in-laws, Shirley Stafford of St. Thomas, Ginny Stafford of Sarnia, Diane Stafford of St. Thomas, Ron and Claire Couvillon, Betty Russette (late Ed) and Larry and Rose Chittle, all of Tecumseh and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by an infant sister, Alice Jean Stafford, brothers, Ross, Bruce and Murray Stafford and a sister-in-law, Mary Stafford. Born in Shedden, Ontario, October 22, 1932, son of the late Morley and Florabel (Ross) Stafford. He was a former employee of Chrysler, Windsor and an adherent of Knox Presbyterian Church, St. Thomas. Friends will be received at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas on Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be conducted Thursday at 1:30 p.m. Interment in Shedden Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or charity of ones choice gratefully acknowledged. Published in the Windsor Star on 12/22/2004.