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Who were the victims in alleged nursing home murders?

NEWS STAFF, THE CANADIAN PRESS | posted Wednesday, Oct 26th, 2016

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Here’s what we know so far about the eight people Elizabeth Tracey Mae Wettlaufer is accused of murdering while she worked as a registered nurse at long-term care homes in Woodstock and London, Ontario.

Maureen Pickering, 79

Pickering died at Caressant Care Nursing Home in Woodstock on Friday, March 28, 2014. She was formerly of Tillsonburg and was predeceased by her husband, Hubert Pickerting, who died in 2009. According to her obituary, she was very close with several cousins. She was described by a friend in an online condolence as “a wonderful and beautiful lady … We will miss her cheerfulness and lovely smile.”

Arpad Horvath, 75

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Horvath was a resident at Meadow Park in London and died on August 31, 2014. He was married, had two children, three grandchildren, two sisters and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother who died in 2010. Horvath was an avid hunter and was president of the Hungarian Club of London for nearly three decades. According to his obituary, he was owner and Chief Engineer of Central Tool & Die Limited of London for 50 years.

Gladys Millard, 87

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Millard died at Caressant Care Nursing Home in Woodstock on October 14, 2011, just days after her birthday. She was born in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. Her husband, Henry H. Millard passed away in 1997. She had a son and daughter as well as five grandchildren and five great grandchildren. According to her obituary she was an active member of the Knox Presbyterian Church and was a member of several clubs in the Woodstock area. She was predeceased by a sister and four brothers.

Helen Matheson, 95

Matheson died at Caressant Care Nursing Home in Woodstock on October 27, 2011. She was formerly of Innerkip Ont. Her husband, Carl LeRoy Matheson, died in 1998. She has a son, three grandchildren and four great grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son who died in 2001. She was a longtime, active member of the Innerkip United Church UCW.

Maurice Granat, 84

Grant died at Caressant Care Nursing Home in Woodstock on Sunday December 23, 2007. According to his obituary friends called him “Moe.” He was formerly of Tillsonburg and was a father of two daughters. He also had five grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son.

James Silcox, 84

Silcox died at Caressant Care Nursing Home in Woodstock on August 17, 2007. He was a Second World War veteran of the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps. The former Standard Tube worker was a married father of six.

Mary Zurawinski, 96

Zurawinski died at Caressant Care Nursing Home in Woodstock on November 7, 2011.

Helen Young, 90

Young died at Caressant Care Nursing Home in Woodstock on July 14, 2013.

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