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10/25/2016 13:43 EDT | Updated 10/26/2017 01:12 EDT

Eight seniors allegedly killed by a Woodstock, Ont., registered nurse

WOODSTOCK, Ont. — Police in Woodstock, Ont., on Tuesday charged a former registered nurse, Elizabeth Wettlaufer, with eight counts of first-degree murder. Here's what we know about the alleged victims, based on information released by police and the death notices posted on the websites of several funeral homes: 

— Arpad Horvath, 75, the owner of Central Tool and Die of London, Ont., and active in the local Hungarian club. The married father of two died Aug. 31, 2014, at Victoria Hospital in London.

— Maureen Pickering, 79, a widow, and a former native of Tillsonburg, Ont., died March 28, 2014, at Caressant Care in Woodstock, Ont.

— Helen Young, 90, died at Caressant Care in Woodstock, Ont., on July 14, 2013.

— Mary Zurawinski, 96, died Nov. 7, 2011, at Caressant Care in Woodstock, Ont.

— Helen Matheson, 95, a widowed mother of two sons, was a longtime United Church member in Innerkip, Ont. She died Oct. 27, 2011, at Caressant Care in Woodstock, Ont.

— Gladys Millard, 87, was a widowed mother of two. A longtime member of Knox Presbyterian Church and member of the Rose Rebekah Lodge in Woodstock, Ont., the Nova Scotia native died Oct. 14, 2011, at Caressant Care in Woodstock, Ont.

— Maurice (Moe) Granat, 84, father of two, was a longtime mechanic and automotive body man in Tillsonburg, Ont. He died at Caressant Care in Woodstock, Ont., on Dec. 23, 2007.

— James (Jim) Silcox, 84, Jim was a Second World War veteran of the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps. The former Standard Tube worker, a married father of six, died Aug. 12, 2007, at Caressant Care, in Woodstock, Ont.