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Monthly Listings are in daily alphabetical order beginning with the most recent day.



HARRISON, Wm. Gerald Harrison Obituary | Print |

HARRISON, Wm. Gerald -

Entered into rest on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at Caressant Care Nursing Home, Lindsay.

Gerald was born March 30th, 1942 in Minden, Ontario. Later seeking employment, Gerald moved to the Lindsay area, where he remained until his passing. Gerald was a retired GM employee. He enjoyed his retirement travelling, camping, gardening and reading.

With his passing he leaves to mourn his friend and companion Joan. Sons William Jr. [Sherri] of Temple Texas, Duane [Cathy] of Oshawa, and Derek of Ottawa. Two Grandsons Ryan and Tyler of Temple Texas. Siblings Grenville [Doreen] of Peterborough, Audrey [Harvey] of Dorset, Murray of Little Smokey AB, and Marilyn [Lawrence] of Minden.

Predeceased by his parents Clayton and Irene [Cowen] and sisters Clara and Phyllis.

Arrangements out of Millbrook. Gerald requested no service prior to his cremation.

Anyone wishing to make donations in Gerald’s memory could do so to the ALS Society of Canada, Parkinson’s Society of Canada, or the Alzheimer Society of Kawartha Lakes.


DOWNEY, James (Jim) Downey - Obituary | Print |

DOWNEY, James (Jim) -

Downey_JamesWith his loving family by his side, passed away at the Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto on Tuesday, October 14, 2014.

Jim, in his 72nd year, was the beloved husband of Lynda (nee Brasier) for 50 years.  Adored father of Carrie Downey of Ottawa, Barb Downey of Downeyville and Rosemary Hardy (Ryan) of Bethany. Loving grandfather of Sarah, Eugene, Sam, James, Sophie, Rowan, and Elsie.

Predeceased by his parents Gene Downey and Rose (nee Costello).

Dearly remembered by his sisters Pat Baro, Rosemary Powell (Dave), Kit Schram (Bob), Carol McIntosh (Ian) and by his brother Charlie Downey (Carol) and predeceased by his sister Anne Fox. Dear brother-in-law of Dom Fox and predeceased by his brother-in-law Marte Baro.

Fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews and predeceased by his nephew Gene Downey.

Relatives and friends are invited to call at the STODDART FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 24 Mill Street, Lindsay K9V 2L1 (705-324-3205) on Sunday from 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 P.M. Parish prayers will be offered at the funeral home on Sunday evening at 7:00 P.M.

Mass of Christian Burial from St. Luke's Church, Downeyville on Monday, October 20th at 11:00 A.M.  Interment to follow at St. Luke's Cemetery, Downeyville.

If desired, memorial donations to the St. Luke's Parish Building Fund or the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated.

On-line condolences may be directed to stoddartfuneralhome.com.



HARTNETT, Helen Jean (MacArthur) Hartnett - Obituary | Print |

HARTNETT, Helen Jean (nee MacArthur) -

Hartnett_HelenPassed away peacefully at Eastholme Home for the Aged in Powassan ON on Monday, October 13th, 2014 in her 100th year.

Deeply missed and forever in our hearts.

She was predeceased by her husband William (Bill) Hartnett 1987, her parents, two sisters and four brothers.

She is survived by her loving son John (wife Joan) of North Bay, 3 grandchildren Pamela, Jamie (Kelleigh), Erin (Dave) and 7 great grandchildren; Mikayla, Teagan, Ty, Darian, Eva, Peyton and Brittany. Also survived by her many nieces and nephews.

Many thanks for the wonderful care from the staff at Eastholme, Powassan and Lakeland Village in Lindsay.

Service will be held in Lindsay, on Monday, October 20th.

In lieu flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation would be greatly appreciated.



McFADDEN, Diane Margaret (Kerslake) McFadden - Obituary | Print |

McFADDEN, Diane Margaret (Kerslake) -

McFadden_DianePassed away peacefully with her family at her side at Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on Monday, October 13, 2014 in her 74th year.

Diane was the beloved wife of Robert for 48 years.

Loving mother of Ted (Melissa) and Steven (Jane). Cherished grandmother to Allie, Connor and Josh. Diane is survived by her brother Bruce and sister Donna (Bruce Hill). Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents Donald and Agnes.

Diane was a proud member of the Oakwood and District Lions Club. She co-owned McFadden Sewing Centre with her husband for 44 years and was a geriatric nurse at Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon for 10 years.

Visitation will take place on Saturday, October 18th at Cambridge Street United Church, 61 Cambridge Street North, Lindsay at noon, followed by the funeral service at the church at 1 p.m.

Donations to the Arthritis Society or Ross Memorial Hospital would be appreciated by the family.



QUIBELL, Robert Arthur Quibell - Obituary | Print |

QUIBELL, Robert Arthur -

(Retired General Motors employee of over 30 years)

Passed away peacefully in his home with his family by his side, on Monday, October 13, 2014 at the age of 79.

The beloved husband of Jean Quibell.

Loving father to his children Rob, Lorrie, Todd and Dale.  Cherished grandfather of Elissa, Tracy, Jamie, Cody, Tyler, Tamara and Kyle, and great-grandfather to Katie, Megan, Rylen and Shea.

Robert is survived by his brothers Don, Murray, Gary and sisters Susan and Diane.

Predeceased by his parents Jack and Gertrude, Brothers John, Wayne and Sister Betty. 

Funeral service will be held in Lindsay on Friday, October 17th, followed by interment.

Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.



BAILEY, Margaret Eleanor Bailey - Obituary | Print |

BAILEY, Margaret Eleanor -

Bailey_MargaretPassed away peacefully with family by her side at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on October 12, 2014.

Margaret was in her 83rd year.

Beloved wife of the late Bill Bailey (1986).

Loving mother of Bill Bailey and his wife Wendy, Diane and her husband Thierry Segers and Steve Bailey and his husband Lynn Bennett.

Proud Nana of Jessica and her husband Christian Piché, Billy Bailey, Caitlin Bailey, Melodie Messina and her partner Dan Lamothe, Ryan Messina and his wife Loretta, Tyler Messina and his wife Samantha, Max Bailey and Kismet Bailey.

Dear Granana to Zacherie and Elizabeth Lamothe, Jayden, Benjamin and Colby Messina. Sister of Bill Robinson.

A Celebration of Life gathering will be held at the Admiral Inn & Conference Centre, 1754 Highway 7, Lindsay on Saturday, October 18th from 12 - 3 p.m. with Words of Remembrance at 1 p.m.

If desired, memorial donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.



COOPER, Doris Anna (Cowen) Cooper - Obituary | Print |

COOPER, Doris Anna (nee Cowen) -

Cooper_DorisPeacefully at Extendicare Haliburton on Sunday evening, October 12, 2014 in her 94th year.

Beloved wife of the late James B. Cooper (2000).

Loving mother of Mary (predeceased), Lynda (Jack Brohm), Teresa (Garry Lonsberry), Judy (Neil McKenna) and Wanda Bates (Rick Wade). Cherished grandmother of Shelley (John), Michael (Ruthann), Gina (Craig), Dean, Lisa (Troy), Jamie (Kristina), Steven (Tara), Kirsty, Travis and great grandchildren Alicia, Emily, Julia, Richard, Victoria, Ben, Nathaniel and Nicholas.

Predeceased by her siblings Fred, Bill, Ethel, Ada, Bert, Alvin, Vi, Russell and Max.

Funeral Service will be held in Haliburton, on Friday, October 17th.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Haliburton Highlands Health Services Foundation or the Gideon Bible Society would be appreciated by the family.



DAWE, Walter Edward 'Ed' Dawe - Obituary | Print |

DAWE, Walter Edward 'Ed' -

Passed away at the Stratford General Hospital on Sunday, October 12, 2014, Ed Dawe of Woodstock and formerly of Bobcaygeon, in his 82nd year.

Beloved husband of the late Beverley Dawe (nee Craven) (2010).

Father of Brian Dawe of Uxbridge and Steve Dawe (Cindie, nee Lazenby) of Woodstock. Grandpa of Brittany, Kristen, Matt and Zach. Lovingly remembered by his niece Michelle Kennedy-George.

Predeceased by his sister Audrey Kennedy. Ed was a member of the Birch Cliff Lodge 612, Scarborough.

Service will be held in Woodstock, on Thursday, October 16th with Rev. Chris Travers officiating. Cremation to follow.

As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario.



DRAKE-McCARRICK, Muriel Lillian Drake-McCarrick - Obituary | Print |

DRAKE-McCARRICK, Muriel Lillian -

DrakeMcCarrick_MurielIt is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our Mother and Grannie at the age of 92 on Sunday, October 12th, 2014 in her own home in Lindsay, ON.

Muriel was born September 3, 1922 in Verdun, Quebec.

She is predeceased by her husband Douglas Howard Drake and husband Terence Edward McCarrick.

Muriel is survived by her children and their spouses; Donna (Paul) Thompson, of Hillsdale ON, Dana Drake, of Squamish BC, Debra (James) Hamilton of Hawkestone, ON, and Darla (Dan) McQuarrie of Lindsay ON.  Muriel was the sweet and loving Grannie of Leah, Troy, Jay, Kari, Caitlin, Drake and Laird.

Muriel enjoyed playing cards, playing the organ, sewing and being with family and friends. She was an avid reader and a kind-hearted lady.

A Memorial Service will be held in Lindsay, on Saturday, October 18th.

If you wish, a donation can be made in Muriel’s honour to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.



FITSELL, Stanley James Fitsell - Obituary | Print |

FITSELL, Stanley James -

Fitsell_Stanley(Member and Past President of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #67, Lindsay, and the Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa)

Passed away peacefully at the Ross Memorial Hospital, on Sunday, October 12, 2014. Stan in his 89th year.

The beloved husband to Mabel for 66 years.  Loving father to his children Lynne Allen (Robert), John (Donnalynn) and Craig (Mary).

Proud grandfather to Natalie, Darryl (Paula), Nicole (Diego), Michelle (Aaron), Laura (Ryan), and Heidi (Ryan), and great grandfather of Olive, Andreas, Owen and Jack. Dear brother of Ruth Anderson-predeceased (Raymond), Bill (Barbara) and Frank.

Predeceased by his parents Jack and Beatrice Fitsell.

Legion Service will be held in Lindsay on Thursday, October 16th. Cremation to follow.

Donations to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #67, Building Fund would be appreciated by the family.



GASSIEN, Paul Joseph Gassien - Obituary | Print |

GASSIEN, Paul Joseph -

Gassien_PaulPassed away peacefully at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on Sunday, October 12, 2014 in his 90th year.

Paul was the beloved husband of Margaret Brasier, for 65 years.

Loving father of Reg (Sheila), the late Gary, Elaine (Brad), Dan and Stephen (Beth). Cherished grandpa of Kara, Jenna, Ashley, Connor, Danielle, Channing, Alex, Max, and Aaron.

Paul will be remembered always by his extended family and friends.

Funeral Service will be in Lindsay on Friday, October 17th.  Interment to follow in Lindsay.

Memorial donations to the Ontario Standard Bred Adoption Society, Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.



CAMPBELL, Dougal James 'Jim' Campbell - Obituary | Print |

CAMPBELL, Dougal James 'Jim' -

Passed away peacefully in the Palliative Care Unit at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on October 11, 2014.

Son of the late Dougal and Mary Campbell.

Loving father of Pamela, Erin, Jonathon and Ecstasy. Proud grandfather to Jesse, Zoie, Chloe, Braydon and Cameron. Brother of John Campbell. Remembered by special friend Janice McLean-Ecclestone.

Jim was a long-time employee of General Motors, Oshawa and member of the American Quarter Horse Association as well as a man of strong Faith.

Funeral Service will be held in Lindsay, on Wednesday, October 22nd. Interment to follow.

If desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.



FISHER, Kenneth Fisher - Obituary | Print |

FISHER, Kenneth -   "Express Condolences"

February 25, 1935 - October 11, 2014

Peacefully at Ross Memorial Hospital on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at the age of 79.

Predeceased by his wife Catherine of 58 years. Loving dad of Kirk (Judy) and Kent (Diane).

Cherished grandfather of Jennifer Johnson (Bill), Courtney and great grandfather of Zackary.

Kenneth will be sadly missed by his long time companion Blu.

A private family burial will take place.

Arrangements Entrusted to OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234).

Donations to the Canadian Cancer, Heart and Stroke Foundation or Canadian Diabetes Association would be greatly appreciated.

Online condolences may be made at oshawafuneralhome.com.



GRAY, Bryan William Gray - Obituary | Print |

GRAY, Bryan William -

March 19, 1946 - October 11, 2014

Passed away Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay on Saturday, October 11, 2014 in his 69th year.

Loving husband of Lucy (nee Taylor) of 47 years.

Beloved father of Todd and Lisa (Glen). Proud grandpa of Carling, Chloe, Kira and Taylor.

Private cremation has taken place.

A Celebration of Bryan's Life will be held on Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 2-4 p.m. at Victoria Place Club House, 333 Old Surrey Lane, Bobcaygeon, Ontario.



HILTS, Clifford Paul Hilts - Obituary | Print |

HILTS, Clifford Paul -

Hilts_CliffPassed away peacefully, at his home in Coe Hill, ON on Saturday, October 11, 2014.  Clifford Hilts, age 89.

The beloved husband of Verna Hilts (Lonsberry). Loving father of Brenda & Eddie Hass, Jeffery & Shannon Hilts, Marty Hilts, Beverley Hilts all of Coe Hill, Terry Hilts of Belleville, Brad & Josie Hilts of Bancroft, Kevin & Phyllis Hilts of Ottawa and Cheryl Hilts of St. Catharines.

Loving grandfather of Debbie, Valerie, Elizabeth, Dale, William, Joann, Amanda, Catlin, Madelaine, Francis, Bradley Jr., Corey, Marjorie, Catrina, Brittany, Christine, Nathaniel, Jesse, Shyanna and Savannah, pre-deceased by Steven & Veronica.

Loving brother of Wallace & Howard Hilts, and the late Irene, Jean, Ellen, Marion, Archie & Arthur. Loving great-grandfather of 22.

Clifford’s family will receive relatives and friends at the Coe Hill United Church on Tuesday from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.  Visitation will continue on Wednesday, October 15th from 10:00 – 12 Noon.  A Funeral Service will follow at 12 Noon with Pastor Wes Hill officiating. Interment in Coe Hill.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.


FUDERER, Ferdinand 'Fred' Fuderer Obituary | Print |

FUDERER, Ferdinand 'Fred' -

Fuderer_FredPassed away suddenly yet peacefully at the P.R.H.C. on Friday, October 10, 2014. Fred Fuderer of Buckhorn in his 84th year.

Fred was the founder of the Buckhorn Yacht Harbour in 1974 and was an active member of the Kawartha Shrine Club.

Loved and missed by his wife of 60 years, Katharina. Dad is remembered by Peter (Cindy), John (Linda) and Rita Hoggarth (Tom), all of Buckhorn.

Loving grandpa of Serena (Craig), Lucas (Hannah), Marcus (Sarah), Stacey (Luke), Jamie (Nikki), Lindsey (Jeff), Jessie, Gabby and Carl. Dear great grandfather of Mac, Hazel, Katie, Cowen, Sadie and Eli. 

Predeceased by his sister Anna (Lawrence).

Memorial visitation in Lakefield on Wednesday, October 15th. A private family Mass of Christian Burial will be held at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to the Lung Association as expressions of sympathy.


SAYA, Linda Nancy Ann Saya Obituary | Print |

SAYA, Linda Nancy Ann -

Saya_LindaLinda Saya of Norwood, passed away suddenly yet peacefully at the P.R.H.C. on Friday October 10, 2014, in her 66th year.

Linda was a devoted member of Christ Church Anglican, Norwood and a dedicated teacher for many years with various School Boards.

Sadly missed by her children Jennie Styles (Paul) of Edmonton, Keri-Ann Stewart (Robin) of Ottawa, Joanna Henry (Ihab) of Toronto and Josh Henry (Tracey) of Buckhorn. Loving grandma of Jacob, Esther, Abby, Chloe, Lily, Ella and Jasmine.

Lovingly remembered by her mother Dorothy Saya-Whitmore of Markham, sisters Patricia Saya-Barcham, Joanne Saya-Harris, brothers Gordon & William Saya, sister-in-law Joan Smith and several nieces and nephews. She will also be fondly missed by those who called her friend.

Predeceased by her father Gerald and brother Thomas.

A funeral service will be held from Christ Church, Anglican, Norwood on Saturday, October 18th at 1:00 PM. A reception will follow in the fellowship hall of the church.

Memorial donations may be made to the Princess Margaret Hospital or the Kidney Foundation as expressions of sympathy.


SLEEP, Donald Charles Sleep - Obituary | Print |

SLEEP, Donald Charles -

Passed away peacefully at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on Friday, October 10, 2014 in his 90th year.

Don was the beloved husband of Gwen, for 66 years.

Loving father of Ken and Susan, Bob and Jane, Linda and Ken Fildes, Cathy and David, Carole and Frank, and Gordon and Wendy. Cherished grandfather of 15, and remembered always by his great grandchildren.

Don is survived by his brother Grant of Brighton, and is predeceased by his brothers Stuart and Kenneth and sister Doreen.

Don was a proud member of the Royal Canadian Navy and served on the HMCS Ingonish. Don was also the original owner and founder of Sleep Auto Body and Lindsay Crane Rentals.

In keeping with Don's wishes, cremation has taken place and a Private Family Service will take place at a later date.

The family wishes to thank the Community Care Kawartha Lakes, and the Staff at the Ross Memorial Hospital for all their care and support.

Donations to the Ross Memorial Hospital - Dialysis Unit would be appreciated by the family.



MEEHAN, Charles 'Charlie' Meehan - Obituary | Print |

MEEHAN, Charles 'Charlie' -

Meehan_CharlesEntered into rest at Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at the age of 82.

Charlie was an honoured member of the Mar-Jon Farms family.

Lovingly remembered by Frank and Ruth Graham, Richard and Lynda Graham, Phillip, Kristen (Donnie Robb), Courtney (Andzelka) and special uncle to Sam, Ella and PJ.

He is survived by his sisters Mary (Mrs. Joseph Genova), Annie (Mrs. Frank Tresca), Elizabeth (Mrs. Jack McLaughlin).

Predeceased by his parents Charles Sr. and Catherine Byrne, also sister Margaret Fisher (Mrs. Sammy Fisher) and brothers John, Jimmy and Patrick. Charlie will be missed by his many nieces and nephews.

Service will be held in Lindsay on Wednesday, October 15th.

Memorial donations to the Victoria House Enrichment, Victoria Manor or the Humane Society Kawartha Lakes.



WELSH, Ingrid Joy (Lundquist) Welsh Obituary | Print |

WELSH, Ingrid Joy (Lundquist) -

Welsh_IngridOn Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at Fenelon Court Long Term Care. Ingrid Welsh of Balsam Lake Drive, Kirkfield, was in her 79th year.

Beloved wife of George Welsh. Loving step-mother of Lynn Welsh of Lindsay and Michael Welsh and his wife Luz of Richmond Hill. Dear grandmother of Mary Ann and her husband Mike Nieli of Richmond Hill, David Welsh, Christopher Welsh and great-grandmother of Matteo.

Ingrid is survived by her brother John Lundquist of Kamloops, B.C., and sister Lily Gibson of Winnipeg, Manitoba. She will be fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral service in Fenelon Falls on Saturday, October 11th, Rev. Susan Spicer will officiate.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.



DUNCAN, Rev. John Bruce Duncan - Obituary | Print |

DUNCAN, Rev. John Bruce -

Duncan_John(August 10, 1926 - October 6, 2014) - Peacefully at the hospital in Lindsay, Ontario after a short illness.

Born in Normal, Illinois and raised in Bloomington, IL, John was the youngest of four brothers. Carter, Robert, Clark, and John Bruce were the sons of Eugene Duncan and Catherine Blackford.

After high school, John enlisted in the US military during World War II. He then attended Illinois Wesleyan University where he became a Sigma Chi brother, a significant lifelong connection for him. He graduated with a BSc in mathematics, and worked in the insurance business in Chicago, Omaha and Detroit.

He was recalled for active military duty during the Korean War. While volunteering as a youth leader at Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian Church in Detroit, he was called to the ordained ministry and moved to Toronto to study theology at Knox College at the University of Toronto. While there, John met and married Bona Mary Griffith, a nurse. He graduated with a BD (Bachelor of Divinity) in 1960.

John was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in Detroit, then took up parish ministry in Ishpeming where John and Bona's two daughters, Bona Elizabeth and Sarah Jane were born. In 1969, John took a post as chaplain at the state penitentiary in Marquette, Michigan where he found a calling for social work and restorative justice. 1975 saw a return to parish life as the family moved to Perth, Ontario where John was the minister at St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church. Here John fulfilled a lifelong passion for horses and was finally able to buy his own horse and ride on a regular basis. His love of farm life, horses and riding never left him.

Three years later, John was called to make the transition to the national office of The Presbyterian Church in Canada where he held the post of Associate Secretary for Evangelism and Social Action. Some of his greatest joys and accomplishments had to do with challenging issues such as the death penalty, churches and corporate responsibility, and promoting ecumenism. John was one of the first organizers of a national ecumenical Christian Festival that promoted ecumenical fellowship, learning, worship and faith celebration.

John and Bona returned to parish life in Sarnia, Ontario. John’s passionate love and encyclopaedic knowledge of music drove his goal to install a Hal Goeber pipe organ in St. Giles' Presbyterian Church and encourage the love of good music in his worship services.

John retired from active ministry in 1992, but that never slowed him down. He and Bona bought an unfinished stone house in Norland, ON and proceeded to finish and tailor it to their collection of cherished antiques. Their retirement of 18 years was filled with their mutual love of music, worship, friends, family and of course, books.

John’s extensive collection of books on a wide range of topics filled his days with reading and sharing his gained knowledge with those who visited Woodstone House often. They were in a small village but never felt isolated from those they loved and who loved them. His last great wish was to return to his beloved Woodstone House and live out his days there.

John’s beloved wife, Bona, died five months ago. They were a partnership in life and ministry for almost 55 years. He was also predeceased by his brothers.

He is survived by his two daughters, Bona Elizabeth Peacock and Sarah Jane Duncan, and lovingly remembered by son-in-law Dan Peacock and grandchildren Griffith (18), Angus (15) and Georgia (9).

John spent his last months at Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, Ontario. His family is thankful for the care he received there, knowing what a challenge that could be at times. The nursing staff and especially Dr. Michael Francis made his care a priority and eased the minds of his daughters who are also grateful for the care and support provided to him by the parishioners of Christ Church Coboconk, the neighbours in Norland and Shadow Lake, clergy colleagues, and the host of dear friends he had acquired from so many corners of his life.

Friends are invited to call at Christ Church Anglican, 12 Elizabeth Street, Coboconk, Ontario on Wednesday, October 15th from 12:30 pm until the time of the Funeral Service at 2 o'clock. Interment.

'There’s a great spirit gone.'

As expressions of sympathy, donations to Christ Church Anglican or Knox College would be appreciated by the family.



NELSON, Dorthea 'Gayle' (Beavis) Nelson Obituary | Print |

NELSON, Dorthea 'Gayle' (nee Beavis) –

Nelson_GayleAt the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Monday, October 6, 2014. Suddenly after a courageous battle with cancer with her loving family present.

Gayle was the founder of the Otonabee South Monaghan Public Library, of which was named in her honour. She was very involved and a passionate member of the Otonabee South Monaghan Historical Society and life member of Keene United Church.

Renowned Otonabee author writing two historical books “Forest to Farm” and her newest book “Keene." Member of the Peterborough Pathway of Fame and a very dedicated and enthusiastic resident of Peterborough County.

Beloved wife of Jack Nelson. Dear mother of Douglas, predeceased by son Ian and daughter Margo. Cherished Nan of Angela, Colin (Jen) and great Nan of twins Ian and Blair and great granddaughter Georgia. Dear sister of Dianne McGregor. Dear sister-in-law of Marie Nelson, Peter Nelson and Julie (Brian Taylor). Fondly remembered by nieces, nephews, cousins and cherished friends.

A memorial service and celebration of Gayle’s life will be held at Keene United Church, 30 North St., Keene, Ontario, on Saturday, October 18th at 2:15 p.m. with a reception to follow in the Church Hall.

If desired, donations in memory of Gayle to the Keene United Church Memorial Fund would be appreciated.


PALMER, Diane Marie (Dunlop) Palmer - Obituary | Print |

PALMER, Diane Marie (Dunlop) -

Palmer_Diane(October 21, 1955 - October 1, 2014)

Diane died peacefully on October 1, 2014 with family by her side.

Devoted mother of Lesley (Kelby), Ryan (Lisa) and Clayton (Rachel).  Loving grandma of Ethan, Brayden, Sina, and Juna.

Loving daughter of Richard Dunlop and his wife Teresa Attias, and Diane’s late mother June (Kane) Dunlop. Caring sister of Christine (Jim) Peets, and best friend of Penny Jones.

A Celebration of Life for Diane will be held on Saturday, October 11th at Coronation Hall, 1 King Street W., Omemee, Ontario beginning at 2 p.m. Family, friends, and colleagues are invited to share memories of Diane starting at 3:30, followed by a reception until 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ross Memorial Hospital - Palliative Care Unit, Hospice Kawartha Lakes and Lindsay Unites and can be arranged through the STODDART FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 24 Mill Street, Lindsay K9V 2L1 (705-324-3205).

On-line condolences may be directed to stoddartfuneralhome.com

The family sincerely thanks everyone who provided such loving care and support for Diane. She was a loving woman and her love will be experienced and remembered by many.



McGEE, Ena June McGee - Obituary | Print |

McGEE, Ena June –    "View Family Photos & Express Condolences"

McGee_Ena(June 20, 1929 - October 4, 2014)

With much sorrow and sadness, we are announcing the sudden passing of our Mom, June McGee at Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay, Ontario on Saturday, October 4, 2014.

Predeceased by her parents Roy Younker and Addie Andrews.

Loving Mom to Jo-Anne Westover (John) of Courtice, Janet Ribey (Les) of Tiverton, and John (Sonya) of Oshawa.

June was predeceased by the late Joseph Coles and the late Glen McGee and infant daughter Julie Lynn Coles.

She was a cherished Grammy to Julie, James (Melissa), Brittany (Taylor) and Amy. She will be fondly remembered by her brother Alton Younker (Alice), the Coles family and her many nieces and nephews.

Resting at COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1587 Highway 2, Courtice, ON (905-432-8484), where a Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday October 9th, at 11:00 a.m.

Friends may visit with the family Thursday between 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Oshawa Clarington Association for Community Living or the CHARITY of your choice would be appreciated.

Online condolences may left at courticefuneralchapel.com.

"Bye for now"



SCOTT, Oscar 'Bert' Scott - Obituary | Print |

SCOTT, Oscar 'Bert' -

Peacefully at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Bowmanville, on Sunday evening, October 5, 2014.

Oscar (Bert) was the son of the late Oscar & Irene Scott (nee Fry).

Loving father of Casey, Sandra and Penny. Dear brother of Elaine. Predeceased by his sister Shirley. Fondly remembered by his grandchildren Matthew Page, David Scott and Jenis Kempt.

Funeral Service will be held in Haliburton, on Friday, October 10th.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to Maple Lake United Church would be appreciated by the family.



CORDNER, Carole Joan Cordner - Obituary | Print |

CORDNER, Carole Joan -

Cordner_CarolePassed at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on Friday, October 3, 2014 at the age of 80. 

Beloved wife of Ted Cordner of Lindsay. 

Loving mother of Lyn (Fred), Deborah (Paul), James (Tamara), John (Sharol), Deirdre and Lee.

Grandmother of 13 Grandchildren and 12 Great Grandchildren.

Survived by her two sisters-in-law, both Joan Hooper. 

The Funeral Service will be held in Lindsay, on Wednesday, October 8th.

If desired, in memoriam donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.




HILL, Jacob Mervin Hill - Obituary | Print |

HILL, Jacob Mervin -

Passed away suddenly on Friday, October 3, 2014, in his 25th year. Jacob Hill of Hillsdale.

(Graduate of the Police Foundation at Georgian College and great lover and entertainer of Country Music).

Loved son of Harvey (Brenda) and Sharon (Randy). Cherished brother of Michael (Shanna) of Hillsdale and Jesse (Stephania) of Midland.

Grandson of Patricia Curtiss and the late John Gair and the late Mervin and Helen Hill. Jacob will be fondly remembered by his many Aunts, Uncles and friends in the Hillsdale and Fenelon Falls areas.

Funeral Servive will be held in Elmvale on Wednesday, October 8th. Interment in Hillsdale.

Memorial Donations to any local Music Festival would be appreciated.


NOSWORTHY, Allan 'Al' Nosworthy - Obituary | Print |

NOSWORTHY, Allan 'Al' -

Nosworthy_Allan(Retired Fire Investigator, Ontario Fire Marshal's Office, and formerly a Sergeant with Metro Toronto Police Department)

Suddenly at his home on Friday October 3, 2014 at the age of 78.

Al was the beloved husband of Joan (nee Urquhart).  Loving father of George (Karen), Chris, Kim (David), Sandra (Al), Brad (Patty). Remembered by his 12 grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Brother of Bob (Helen), Joyce. Predeceased by two sisters, one brother and his son-in-law Ken.

Memorial Service will be held in Fenelon Falls on Thursday, October 9th.

Memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated.



MANILLA, Selma Manilla - Obituary | Print |

MANILLA, Selma -

October 20, 1912 - October 2, 2014

Peacefully at Cummer Lodge surrounded by her family.

Beloved wife of the late Harold (Hy) Manilla.

Wonderful and loving mother and mother-in-law of Sheldon and Honey Manilla, Betty Ann and Phil Birnbaum. Dear sister and sister- in-law of the late Mike and Polly Ruben, Irene and Max Horowitz, Gordon and Frankie Ruben, Marilyn and Percy Bowman.

Devoted grandmother of Richard Manilla, Lesley and Tony Pasquariello, Marla and Benjy Steinberg. Cherished great-grandmother of Marcus, Natasha, Andreus, Hayley, and Jacob. She will be sadly missed by all her nieces and nephews.

A special thank you to Cummer Lodge for their kindness and compassion and her caregiver Janet Alderson.

A graveside service will be held on Sunday, October 5th.  Shiva 35 Tamarack Drive, Thornhill with visits daily from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Canada, or to the charity of your choice.



SPIERS, William 'Bill' Spiers - Obituary | Print |

SPIERS, William 'Bill' -

Spiers_WilliamEntered into rest peacefully at his home in Bobcaygeon on Thursday October 2, 2014 in his 94th year.

Bill Spiers was the beloved husband of the late Carolyn Spiers.

Loving father of Lynda Anderson of Mexico and John Welsh of Kingston. Dear grampa of Tamara, Todd, Leah and Jason Anderson. Dear great-grandfather of Tessa and Kylie.

Private services were held in Fenelon Falls. Interment of cremated remains to take place later.

Memorial donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.



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