Born May 2, 1920 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, passed away peacefully at Peterborough Manor on Friday, March 7, 2014, leaving behind her beloved children, son David Patten (Elizabeth) of Mississauga, daughter Catherine Ruth of Bracebridge, sons Paul Frederick (Judy) of Brooklin and John Henry (Gael) of Thornhill; grandchildren, Alison, Brooke (Dave), Devin, Brydon, Lindsay, Joshua (Sara) and Noah (Braeden).
Predeceased by her husband John Ernest Craig. Frances joined and served in the Royal Canadian Navy, following her brother Jack's enlistment in the Canadian Air Force. She taught nursery school and public school J.K. in Toronto and Don Mills, where she and her husband brought up their children.
After moving to Peterborough, she continued her membership in the Unitarian congregation and volunteered and served on many community projects and committees. She had a great love and enjoyment of cottaging as much as possible at Stoney Lake with her husband and family.
The family extends their heartfelt appreciation to the staff at Peterborough Manor and to Janice Adams, for their kindness and care. At her request cremation has taken place.
If desired, contributions in her memory may be made to the Peterborough Unitarian Fellowship or the Peterborough Art Gallery.
Passed away on March 7, 2014 at Peterborough Regional Health Centre in her 78th year.
Predeceased by the love of her life, Alvin West, to whom she was married for 49 years (passed away in 2004).
Cherished mother of Richard West (passed away 2011) and his wife Valerie, Steven West (passed away 2011) and his wife Diane, Michael West and his wife Christine, Sandra Seeney and her husband Grant. Proud grandmother of Victoria (Mike), Christopher (Michelle), Brandi, Sarah (Kelly), Mitchell, Jake and Baron.
Dear sister of Ruth Boudoin and the late Edna Ferguson. She will be fondly remembered by her many friends. Lois was a long-time employee of Eaton's and Nutri-System. Her real passion, though, was her family and her home was always a gathering place for dinners and 'toast and tea'.
Lois was an accomplished folk art painter and enjoyed teaching others to crochet. She also volunteered as a Brownie leader, Sunday school teacher and at her childrens' schools.
At her residence surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, March 6, 2014 in her 71st year.
Beloved wife of Edwin “Ed” Coburn. Loving mother of Janice Wilson and her husband Dale, John and his wife Lisa, Roy and his wife Cathy and Jody Coburn-Forestell and her husband Dan. Cherished grandmother of Tyler, Janalle, Kayla, Kristin, Shawna, Kyle, Connor, Keslynn, Shalissa and Mickenzie and great grandmother of Blake.
Dear sister of Richard Keating and his wife Bayna, Tom Keating and his wife Sharon, Mike Keating and his wife Virginia, Terry Keating and his wife Sheila and Kevin Keating and his wife Kelli. Aunt Jackie will be sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by her parents John “Jack” Keating and Vera Monaghan.
Funeral Mass will be held at the CATHEDRAL OF ST.PETER-IN-CHAINS, 411 Reid Street, Peterborough on Tuesday March 11th at 10 a.m. Interment.
In memory of Jackie, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Marfan Association would be appreciated by the family.
Passed away suddenly at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on March 6, 2014 at 79 years of age.
Beloved wife of the late Harry Martin.
Loving mother of Jeff Martin and his wife Grace Lauretti-Martin and Douglas Martin and his wife Patti. Proud grandmother of Cassandra, Kyle, Emily and Alexandria.
Dear sister of Keva Hart and her husband Ron and Kenneth Galloway and his wife Wilma. Will be sadly missed by her dear friend Anne Smith.
A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, March 13th at 11:00 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at ST. ANDREW'S UNITED CHURCH, 441 Rubidge Street, Peterborough.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Andrew's United Church Trust Fund and the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Passed away suddenly at her home due to heart complications on Wednesday March 5, 2014. Debbie Hilker of Lakefield in her 51st year.
Debbie was a longtime dedicated employee for 32 years of the Lakefield IDA Pharmacy. She will be remembered for her love and participation in many sports including floor hockey, baseball, golf and NASCAR.
Mom is sadly missed and remembered by her daughters Kendra & Jessica and by their father Kendall. Also sadly missed by her partner and best friend Shawn Crawford.
Lovingly remembered by her father Dave Lean. Also remembered by Mel & Lorraine Crawford and Holly Hilker. Debbie will also be missed by many other dear family and friends.
Predeceased by her mother Elda Lean and Ken Hilker.
A Celebration of Debbie’s Life will be held at the Lakefield United Church on Wednesday, March 12th at 11:00 AM.
Memorial donations may be made to Wilfrid Laurier Athletics – Women’s Rugby or the Morton Community Healthcare Centre as expressions of sympathy.
With great sadness, we announce the sudden passing of Mike, at home in Keene, on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, in his 45th year.
Beloved son of Evelyn LaPlante (nee Turner) and the late Fred LaPlante. Dear brother of Maureen Gilfoy (Kurt) of Caledon, Joe (Lynn) of Brampton and Fred of Brampton. Beloved uncle of Allyson, Kim, Brianna, Katelyn and Laura.
A friend of everyone, Mike will be remembered by hundreds of friends and neighbours.
Following Mike's wishes, a Celebration of Life will be held at the White House, 173 Charlotte Street, on Saturday, March 8, from 7 - 9 pm.
50th Field Regiment, RCA. Well-known school teacher, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at Peterborough Regional Health Centre at age 85.
Beloved husband of Diana. Devoted Father of Alexander Jr. (Sharon) and Sandra Choy (Ken). Dearly loved 'Dad' to the 'Reynolds Girls': Gale Gagnier (Mark), Debbie Ekstrand (Perry), Brenda Shodin (Richard), Beth Fife (Gordon).
He will be lovingly remembered by his only remaining sister Jean Robinson and 13 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
A celebration of his life will take place at Trinity United Church, 360 Reid Street, Peterborough on Friday, March 21st at 2 p.m. with a reception to follow in the church hall. Interment.
Donations in Alex's memory can be made to Trinity United Church.
Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday March 5, 2014 at Peterborough Regional Health Centre at the age of 80.
Beloved husband of Catherine for 60 years, Cherished father of Evelyn (Daniel Downer), Lynda, and Wayne. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Douglas (Kristina), Kristin (Bill), and Sara, and his great grandchildren Matthew, and Ryan.
Dear brother of Lois, Gordon (Winnie), and Ken (Darlene).
A celebration of his life will take place in Peterborough on Tuesday March 11th.
In memory of Arnold, donations to the Children's Wish Foundation would be appreciated.
Passed away peacefully at the P.R.H.C. on Wednesday March 5, 2014. Rick Sloan of Peterborough in his 65th year.
Survived by his sister Gloria Heintzman (Don), nieces Tanya O’Boyle and Janice Sloan, nephews Michael O’Boyle (Alice), Timothy O’Boyle (Margaret) and Jamie Sloan, many great nieces and great nephews and sister-in-law Carol Sloan.
Predeceased by his parents James and Verna and brother Gerald.
A private family service has been arranged out of Lakefield.
As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Lung Association or the R.C.L., Br. #52, Peterborough.
A special thanks to Rick’s care workers Trish and Amanda and to the staff of St. Joseph’s at Fleming for their care and compassion.
It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Sylvia Yonke. She passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family at Hospice Niagara in St. Catharines, following a lengthy struggle with cancer.
She will be sadly missed by her loving and devoted husband Eric and daughter Kathie (Ray).
She is survived by her brothers and sisters Richard (Betty Anne), Eric (Barbara), Judith (Bernard), Kate and Thom, who will all miss her dearly.
Sylvia is predeceased by her parents John and Katharine Lepp.
Her love and support will be missed by her grandchildren Mats and Finn, her nieces and nephews Kristin, Heidi, Jason (Nina), Julie (Jeff), Olivia (Alex), Emilie (Eivind), Ethan (Melissa), Eric (Petra), Corinna (Mike), Jonathan, Lukas, Evan, Malcolm and Isaac, her great-nieces and nephews Benjamin, Dallas, Paxton, Caitlin, William, Jessie, Joshua, Eliana, Mathias, Eleni, Audrey, Tyler, Matteo, Henrik, Arwen, Amelia and Adelaide and her very special friends Mona and Mikal.
Sylvia was born in Vineland in 1942.
She lived in St. Catharines, Kitchener-Waterloo, Peterborough and Ottawa, finally settling in Niagara-on- the-Lake. She made many deep and lasting friendships everywhere she lived. Sylvia was a great hostess and she loved to travel, but her greatest joy was her family, especially her nieces and nephews. She had a tender heart and generous spirit and was loved by all who knew her.
The family would like to express its deepest gratitude to the wonderful staff and volunteers at Hospice Niagara. Their compassion and caring towards Sylvia and the family were endless.
They would also like to thank the staff of St. Elizabeth for the compassionate care they provided while Sylvia was at home. A special thank you to Dr. Luigi Riccardi for his kind attention and support.
There will be a private family funeral service on Saturday, March 8th. Friends are invited to join the family for a celebration of Sylvia's life planned for Sunday, July 20th in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Please contact the family for additional information.
If desired, memorial donations to Hospice Niagara would be welcomed by the family.
Market Gardener, of Fraserville, peacefully surrounded by his family at PRHC in his 92nd year on Tuesday, March 4, 2014.
Beloved husband and best friend for 67 years of the late Lillian (2011).
Dear father of Nancy Olan (the late Allan) of Peterborough, Bob Lunn (Cathy) of Millbrook, Gail Foster (Cal) of British Columbia, Garry Lunn (Marlene), Rick Lunn (Valerie) and Mark Lunn (Lynn) all of Fraserville. Loving grandfather of David, Susan, Nicole, Amy, Julie, Trevor, Lorie, Timothy, Angela, Michelle, Shawn, Kelly, Crystal, Scott and Sara along with 17 dear great grandchildren.
Brother of Doreen, Karen, Marion, Joyce, Brenda, Jim, Cathy, Carol and late Charlie, Merle and Garnet. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, extended family and dear friends.
Harold is resting in the Centerville Presbyterian Church (County Road #28, South Monaghan) on Monday, March 10th from 2-4 and 7-9pm.
Funeral Service will be held also in the church on Tuesday, March 11th at 1:00pm. Rev Tom Cunningham officiating. Interment in Fraserville will take place in the spring.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Millbrook Medical Centre would be appreciated by the family.
Passed away at the P.R.H.C. on Tuesday March 4, 2014 with family by her side. Cindy (Dufty) of Lakefield in her 60th year.
Beloved wife of 31 years to Ron Teasdale. Mom will always be loved and remembered by her daughter Kira Von Zuben (Andrew) of Gooderham and Ronnie Teasdale (Tori Junkin) of Peterborough. Cherished Nana of Auren, Fern and Meer Von Zuben.
Also remembered by her mother Helen Dufty (late Reg) and by her siblings Lianne Landry (Emery), Ernie Dufty (Jackie) and June Robertson (John).
A celebration of Cindy’s life will be held in Lakefield on Saturday, March 8th.
As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Lung Association.
Passed away at the P.R.H.C. on Monday, March 3, 2014.
Tom will be remembered by many as a dedicated lawyer through his practice "Baker & Cole" in Lakefield, having begun practicing law in Peterborough County in 1972.
He made a significant contribution to the governance of the legal profession in Ontario, serving as a Bencher of the Law Society of Upper Canada from 1995 to 1999 and was instrumental in developing a long-term management plan for the sustainability of the Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park.
Tom was an active Mason and was Past Master of Peterborough Lodge #155 A.F. & A.M., as a member of Clementi Lodge #313 A.F. & A.M. and a Shriner. He was also an active member and serving Lieutenant of the 48th Highlanders of Canada, a longtime board member of Hospice Peterborough and a member of the Douro Optimist Club.
He will be sadly missed by his family and many friends.
Cremation has taken place. In keeping with Tom's wishes, a private family interment will be held at a later date. Arrangements out of Lakefield.
In memory of Tom, donations may be made to Hospice Peterborough as expressions of sympathy.
Passed away peacefully at Riverview Manor Nursing Home, on Monday March 3, 2014 in her 99th year.
Beloved wife of the late Paul.
Dear mother of Gerry and his wife Margaret of Brampton, Herman and his wife Jane of Peterborough, and Lucy Johnston and Clyde of Peterborough.
Dear grandmother of Mark, Suzanne, Karyn Maunders (Ryan), Lori, Matthew, the late Katie, Trevor (the late Fusa), Dane (Cleo), Tracy Johnston, Tammy Hotner (Terry) and great-grandmother of Kylie, Morgan, Shaun, Kevin, Jonathan, the late Christopher, Keegan, Cullen, Maisie, Nevyn, Nora, Trent, Emma, Kaza, and great-great-grandmother of Jaxon.
Memorial service to take place at a later date. Arrangements out of Peterborough.
Peacefully at Campbellford Memorial Hospital on Monday, March 3rd, 2014 in his 92nd year.
Cherished husband of the late Shirley (Brisbin) and beloved father of Judy (David), David (Laura), Mark (Nanette) and the late John. Much loved Grandfather and Great-Grandfather.
Born and raised in Campbellford, Ontario, Alec enjoyed a 35-year career with Bell Canada and had been retired for the past 31. While working abroad, he had countless wonderful experiences travelling the world with Shirley.
They spent many happy seasons at their family cottage on the Trent River. His last 8 years were spent at Island Park Retirement Residence in Campbellford.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Those wishing to make a donation in Alec's memory are asked to consider Campbellford Memorial Hospital.
Passed away at Toronto General Hospital on Monday, March 3, 2014 in his 73rd year.
Ron, loving husband of Lorraine (Penner). Beloved father of Janet (Paul), and Mike. Dear grandfather of Jennifer (Mike), and Travis, and great-grandfather of Noah.
Survived by his sister Marlene (Loyal), and brothers Donny, Wayne (Joy), and Rick (Pat) and predeceased by his sister Theresa, and brothers Bob, Jimmy, and Brian. Sadly missed by his many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Son of the late Robert Morrison and Edith Casey.
A Memorial Service will be held in Peterborough on Saturday, March 8th. Major Herbert Sharpe officiating.
While surrounded by her loving family, entered into rest peacefully, at her home in Cameron on Monday, March 3, 2014.
Joan, in her 76th year, was the beloved wife of 59 years of Bruce Stauffer.
Loving daughter of the late Archibald and Louisa McKnight.
Treasured mother of Kenneth (Cydney), Alan (Margaret), Debbie (Charlie), Randy (Denise) and Cindy (Gary). Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren; Bruce Jr., Shawn, Kira, Jacob, Krista, Adam, Cassandra, Jay Jay, Jacob, Talyn and Caitlyn and by her great grandchildren Sheenah, Michael, Breanna, Dante, Austin, Colton and Lily.
Predeceased by her sister Margaret. Joan is survived by her sisters - Jean, Mary, Ruth, Susan, Gladys and brothers - Bill and Archie.
A celebration of Joan's life will be held on Saturday, March 8th from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. for friends and family to share their memories of Joan at the home of her daughter, Cindy at 88 Grath Crescent, Whitby.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Lung Association would be appreciated by the family and can be arranged through the STODDART FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 24 Mill Street, Lindsay, K9V 2L1 (toll free 1-877-427-8434).
Special thanks to PSW - Karen, her nurse Robin, Dr. Pema and to the Central East Community Care Access Centre.
Joan will be in our loving memories forever as a dedicated, kind and gentle wife, mother and grandmother.
Born in Montreal, Quebec on February 18, 1929. Peacefully passed away at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Sunday, March 2, 2014.
Harold was an avid fisherman. Professional truck driver for Maislin Bros. Transport in Montreal, proudly achieved over two-million miles accident-free driving.
Devoted husband of the late Norma (Towsley).
Loving father Chris Budgell, Beverly (Peter), Larry (Kathy), Ray (Cathy), Francine Kilgour, Norm (Jean) of Tofino, B.C., Penny Sowden (Len), Lorraine Hawkrigg, Sherry Lemieux (Ray) of Bowmanville, O.N., Timothy, the late Wayne (2012) and Harold (1999) (surviving spouse Joanne Lynn). Proud grandfather of several grandchildren, and great grandchildren and uncle to many nieces and nephews.
Brother of Mamie Schwartz, predeceased by Florence Daily, Dorothy Thomas, Lawrence Broughman and Clifford Broughman.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 8th at 5 p.m. at Bridgenorth United Church, 825 Charles Street, Bridgenorth.
Peacefully, surrounded by her family, at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Sunday, March 2, 2014 in her 77th year.
Loving mother of Roch (Louise), Peter (Nancy) and Rhonda (Colleen).
Devoted grandmother of Tasha (Richard) Marleau, Lisa (Tyler) Kidd, Adam and the late Brady (January 1999); great-grandmother of four. Dear sister of Terry (Marilyn) Coupal.
Rochelle was a longtime member of St.Alphonsus Catholic Church and the Catholic Women's League; she was very involved with St. Vincent de Paul Foodbank.
In keeping with Rochelle's wishes cremation has taken place. A Memorial Mass will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, March 7th at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, 1066 Western Avenue, Peterborough. Interment will take place at Kaspuskasing Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to St. Vincent de Paul or a charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated by Rochelle's family.
Suddenly on Saturday, March 1, 2014, age 44 years.
Beloved son of Ralph and Diane Crough. Dear brother of Mark (Melanie) and Angela (Derek). Loving father of Brenna and step-father of Nicholas Andreoli-Crough. Fiance of Tracey Johnston.
Beloved son-in-law of Bev Johnston, and Tom (Eleanor) Johnston. Brother-in-law of Tania (Greg). Uncle of Brady, Riley (predeceased), Lexie, Myah, Ryan and Sawyer; Bailey; Alexis, Keegan and Kade; Tristan, Emma.
Survived by his many aunts, uncles and cousins. Grandson of the late Vince and Mary Crough and the late Lloyd and Edna Abraham and step-grandson of the late Teresa Abraham.
Arrangements out of Peterborough. A Celebration of Life service for Rob will be held at the Evinrude Centre, from 1 - 5 p.m. with tributes at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 9th.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Teachers for Kids, Peterborough Humane Society or Peterborough Regional Health Centre, Palliative Care would be appreciated by the family.
Peacefully at Centennial Place, Millbrook on Saturday, March 1, 2014 in her 95th year.
Beloved wife of the late Rev. Donald Scott Dinnick (October 12, 1981) of the Fellowship of Evnagelical Baptist Churchs of Canada.
Devoted mother of John Victor Dinnick and his wife Janet (nee Henkleman) of Millbrook. Grandmother of Kevin (Kim) of Peterborough, Christopher, Lauren and Nathan Dinnick all of Millbrook; great-grandmother of Isaiah, Isabella and the late Elijah (September 2010).
Only sister of Rev. Victor Wood of Bracebridge and Donald Mitchell of Peterborough. Gladys was an aunt to Laurence Robert Wood (Michelle: nee Close) of Washago.
Gladys was predeceased by her parents Eldred Lawrence and his wife Emily (nee Geer) and her sister-in-law Florence Wood (nee Fry).
She trained as a Salvation Army Officer - Hold Fast Session 1940 and served in Orangeville, Byng Avenue (Scarborough) and Woodbine (Toronto) Corps. She was a devoted Baptist pastor's wife, and avid seamstress, quilter and knitter.
Visitation will take place from 7 - 9 pm on Monday and 10 am until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 am on Tuesday, March 4th at FERNDALE BIBLE CHURCH, 25 Ferndale Avenue, Peterborough. Interment will take place at Erskine Cemetery, Pickering.