Peacefully at PRHC on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 after a short illness from complications following a successful operation.
Beloved husband of Isabel (Shearer). Dear father of Warren (Janet) and grandchildren: Cameron and Hannah. Dear sister of Catherine Jensen of Strathmore, Alberta. Sister-in-law of Carol Bath of Calgary. Survived by five nieces and three nephews.
Predeceased by his parents: T.P. Bath and Mary Duncan and his daughter Carol; brother Robert and sister: Margaret (Dr. George Penrose) of Medicine Hat and one nephew and two nieces.
Duncan graduated from University of Alberta in 1945 in Electrical Engineering and was employed at C.G.E. for 41 years.
Cremation has taken place and friends are invited to call at KAYE FUNERAL HOME AND MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 539 George Street North, Peterborough, Ontario on Friday, December 20th from 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
A Service of Remembrance will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 21st in the chapel, with visiting one hour prior to the service.
If desired, donations may be made to PRHC Foundation or charity of your choice.
Passed away surrounded by her family at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington on Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 in her 81st year.
Beloved wife of the late Keith.
Joyce leaves behind her son Brian (Carol), daughters Karen Garbutt (Grant) and Suzanne Goodfellow (Russ). She will be lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Tanya, Kevin (Jill), Matthew, Brynn and Rhyann, and her cherished great grandchildren Logan, Parker, Aliyah. Joyce will be remembered by her brother Reg Moore.
Joyce is predeceased by her husband, son Alan and sister Noreen.
Arrangements out of Peterborough. A memorial service will be announced at a later date.
In Joyce's memory, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.
(WWII Veteran and a retired employee from Ontario Hydro)
Peacefully at Princess Gardens in Peterborough on Monday, December 16, 2013 in his 103rd year.
Dear Uncle to Wendy and Bob Schad, Marilyn and Alf Collins, Harvey and Kathy Holmeshaw, Helen and Norm Saunders, Sandy and Keith Thomas, Bruce McCarthy, Margaret and Jim Blanche, Bill Carmichael, Marilyn Holmeshaw and Gillian Holmeshaw.
Fondly remembered by his 23 great nieces and nephews along with their spouses.
Cremation arrangements out of Millbrook. A celebration of life will take place on Thursday, December 19th in the Pine Hills Visitation Centre (625 Birchmount Road, Scarborough) at 11:00am with visitation from one hour prior. Interment will follow.
In memory of Harvey, memorial donations may be made to a charity meaningful to you.
Passed away at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Monday, December 16, 2013 in her 90th year.
Beloved wife of Harold Gordon for 58 years. Cherished and devoted mom to Carolyn and her husband Ken Porteous of Cavan and Peter of London. Special grandma to Jonathan, Matthew and Cameron.
Dear twin sister to Harold (the late Ruby) and very special aunt and second mom to Susan. Sister-in- law to Alice (the late Knud) Geertsen and aunt to Brian and the late Kathy. Recent second mother to Lynda and Dan Hachey of Barrie and grandma to Christian and Isaac.
Funeral in Peterborough on Thursday, December 19th. Family interment will take place with The Rev. Gary Quart officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Joyce can be made to the Alzheimer Society or St. John's Anglican Church Peterborough.
Thank you to the wonderful staff in the stroke unit of PRHC.
(Homemaker and retired teacher, formerly with the P.C.B. E.)
Loving mother of Doug (Marlene), Steve (Barb), Jim.
Grandma will be fondly remembered by Shannon, Ryan, Alison, David, Scott and Amy, as well as great grandchildren Madelyn, Erin, William, Jack, Liam Leia, Finlay and Victor.
Cremation has taken place and a Service of Remembrance will be held at the KAYE FUNERAL HOME AND MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 539 George St. N., Peterborough, on Saturday, January 11th, 2014 at 2.00pm, followed by interment at Little Lake Cemetery at a later date.
Passed away peacefully after a lengthy battle with ALS at the P.R.H.C. on Monday, December 16, 2013. Marlene Nesbitt of Lakefield in her 66th year.
Marlene will be remembered as a caring Educational Assistant who helped many students over her years with the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board.
Loved and missed by her husband Larry and her daughter Shawntelle “Shawna”. Also missed by her brother Keith Warner (Una) of Apsley, her nephew Darren of Whitby and her great niece Ava. Lovingly remembered by all of the Nesbitt Family.
Predeceased by her parents Kathleen and George Warner.
A funeral service will be held in Lakefield on Saturday December 21st.
Memorial donations may be made to the ALS Society as expressions of sympathy.
The family wishes to thank the wonderful team of caregivers at the P.R.H.C., Community Care Access Centre and the P.S.W.’s of Nightingale Nursing for their gentle care and support.
Peacefully at Lakefield Extendicare on Sunday, December 15, 2013 in her 88th year.
Beloved wife of the late Justin Rashotte (1972).
Loving mother of Al and wife Sandra, Clifford and wife Judy, Gary and wife Susan and Susan and husband Larry Conlin.
Dear grandmother of Cindy Bridge, Nicole Rashotte, Becky Morris (Jim), Holly Kristensen (Joel), Kara York (Brian), Dayna Kristensen (Evan), Cliff Conlin (Jenna) and Jake Conlin (Jess). Dear great grandmother of Allan, Lacey, Taylor, Kiera, Declan, Sofia, Mason, Madison and Brielle.
Dear sister of Bernard Lessard and wife Mary and Carl Lessard and wife Lorna.
Arrangements out of Peterborough. Visitation and Funeral Mass for family and friends was held at St. John the Baptist Church on Wednesday, December 18th. Interment.
In memory of Verna, donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated by the family.
Peacefully passed from this life on Sunday, December 15, 2013.
Rae was born in Toronto in 1929 to James and Maud (nee Cripps) Smith. Having received her education in Toronto and Scarborough Schools. After successfully finishing teacher training at Normal School, she began her career in the late 40's teaching at Toronto Islands Public School and later in west Scarborough.
Canada's far north intrigued Rae and so in 1956 she began a 30-year period with the Department of Northern Affairs teaching in various postings from Aklavik in the western Arctic to Pangnirtung on Baffin Island. During this time, Rae managed a two year stint with Indian Affairs in schools in the Ottawa Valley and on the Bruce Peninsula in Ontario and also to complete studies for her bachelor degree.
The last years of her career found her back in the Northwest Territories. Residing in Cambridge Bay on Victoria Island from 1969 to 1972 then in Yellowknife driving daily to the school at Detah where she was principal. A much earned retirement began in 1986 here in southern Ontario at Brampton and Peterborough where she was an active worker at Activity Haven.
Rae is very much missed by her brothers, Roy and Ron and sisters-in-law, cousin Bronwen (Murray), cousins and the many friends she has made over the years.
A special thank you to Dr. Curtin and receptionist Donna for the exceptional care over the years, to Applewood Retirement Home and Princess Gardens, the various Dr's, hospital staff and to her friend Gail Heffernan that helped with Rae's care over the years.
Peacefully at the Heritage Nursing Home on Saturday, December 14th, 2013 in her 70th year.
Loving mother of John and his wife Lorraine, Joseph and his wife Jane.
Dear nanny of John Shane, Lana, Ashley and Brendan.
Dear sister to Joanne and Jean. Predeceased by her brother Charles.
Will be dearly missed by her many nieces and nephews and all who knew her.
Friends and relatives will be received at theGIFFEN-MACK DANFORTH FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 2570 Danforth Ave. (at Main Subway stn.) 416-698-3121 on Thursday, December 19th, 2013 for a visitation from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. with a service to follow in the Giffen-Mack Chapel at 7:00 P.M.
(Member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #77, Lakefield)
At Rubidge Hall Retirement Residence on Saturday, December 14, 2013. Laura (Storey) of Peterborough in her 89th year.
Wife of the late Bob Crowe. Dear mother of Al Crowe (Fran), Jeff Crowe (Mira) and Glenn Crowe (Jenny) all of Peterborough. Loving grandmother of Cathy, Rob (Lindsay), Janelle (Mike), Jayne (Mac), Cameron, Cierra, Melissa (Scott), David, Danielle (John) and great grandmother to Chloe, Mikaella and Benjamin.
Sister of Doreen Byers, Bob Storey both of Peterborough and John Storey (Joyce) of Richmond Hill. Loving aunt of Ann (Ralph Aikin), Christa (Jon Fife), Hannah and Sophie all of Peterborough.
A memorial service will be held in Peterborough on Tuesday, December 17th. Inurnment.
If desired, donations may be made to the Peterborough Regional Health Centre Foundation, the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to a charity of your choice.
Passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 14th, 2013 at his home in his 88th year.
Beloved husband of the late Shirley (March 2013).
Cherished father of Rose Marie Woodley (Arthur Perrier) and Bert English. Lovingly remembered as "Gramps" by his grandchildren Kelly Jupp (Nathan), Kathleen Woodley (Philip Bimm), Kari Parks (Kevin), Kirk Woodley and Kole Woodley (Rachel), and his great grandchildren Titus, Ezra, Joanna and Elsa.
Dear brother of Grace Larmer and the late Ila Honecker, Lloyd, Elwin and Claire English. Brother-in-law of Leona McCaw.
A funeral service will take place in Peterborough on Thursday, December 19th. Interment in Omemee.
In memory of Norm, donations to the Diabetes Association would be appreciated.
Peacefully, at Peterborough Regional Health Centre, with his family at his side on Saturday, December 14, 2013, in his 83rd year.
Tom was the beloved husband of Maureen (nee Snelling) for over 60 years. Loving father of Linda Allen (Gord), Cheryl Moore (late Kevin), Gary Marsh and Glenn Marsh (Sandra).
Dear grandfather of Marsha Allen (Steve Leeson), Meaghan Allen (Tom Wells), Courtney Wolfe (Greg), and Joseph Allen, Jordyn and Jayme Marsh, Jacob and Jenna Marsh. Great grandfather of Allena, Irelin, Thaxton and Kallen.
Survived by sister Gladys Symes and several nephews in England.
Following Tom’s wishes, a private family service was held. Arrangements out of Peterborough.
Memorial donations may be made to ARK (Animal Rescue Krew).
Beloved husband of the late Agnes Marie (nee Yanchus) (Feb. 2008) for 57 years.
Loving father of Dr. Mary Anne Staples (John) of Cavan, Deborah Blackmore (Roger), Dr. Wayne Martichenko (Janice) both of Peterborough and Dianne Morton (Jim) of London. Proud GPa of ten and great GPa to four little girls.
Frank was the fourth of 13 from a Ukranian farm family in Sonningdale, Saskatchewan. Although one of the eldest, he had a hankering for the bright lights of the city which lead him east after his army service. First to Elora and then to Bethany where he owned Bethany Motorworks. He finished his working career at General Motors after 30 years.
Farming remained a hobby as well as golf and he achieved fame and notoriety as the 2009 World Cones Champion at the age of 83! Frank was a generous spirit who donated his time and space in his car to help others in need.
Visitation will begin at 10:00 am until 1:00 pm followed by a funeral service at 1:30 pm on Friday, December 27th at COMSTOCK FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 356 Rubidge Street, Peterborough. Interment to follow at Highland Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Omemee Medical Centre.
Suddenly at Peterborough on Friday, December 13th, 2013 in his 65th year.
Roy, beloved husband and best friend of Patricia Crough. Loving father of Timothy (Gina), Tracy Robinson (Rick), Shirley Fader (John), Cindy Pollock (Nathan), and Shannon Fader (Darrell Germond). Cherished grandfather of 25 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
Dear brother of Shirley Bolton (Dave), Gail Pringle (Larry, predeceased), Marie Scriver, and Allen Fader (Wendy), and brother-in-law to Catherine Hiltz (Gerry), Timothy Crough (Jeanne).
Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews, family and friends.
A Private Family Memorial Service was held on Tuesday, December 17th.
A Public Celebration of Life will take place at the Peterborough Lions Community Centre, Burnham Street, Peterborough, on Sunday, December 22nd from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Peacefully at his home December 13, 2013 in his 84th year.
Wife of the late Lois Emeline (nee Arthur, predeceased 2011).
Dear father of Dennis of Madoc, David (Susan) of Hastings, Terry (Janet) of Roseneath and Sandra Lynn Dawson of Peterborough. Loving grandfather of James (Becky), Emiline, Catherine, Thomas & Andrea; Dustin (Joanna), Ryan (Alisha Empey), Logan (Stephanie Anderson) & Alison; Bradley, Eric (Taylor Reid) & Apryl and great grandfather of Jake & Hanna Linton. Brother in law of Doris Linton.
Predeceased by his brothers James, Arnold, and Glenford. He will be sadly missed by his nieces, nephews and other family members.
A celebration of life will be held at Roseneath United Church, December 20th at 11:00 am, Reverend Jamie York officiating. Spring Interment.
If desired, donations may be made to the Ontario Lung Association or a charity of your choice.
(Former employee of Surgikos and Sir Sandford Fleming College)
Passed away at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Thursday, December 12, 2013, two days after her 71st birthday.
Beloved husband of Alex for 44 years. Cherished mother of Graham and his wife Carrie, Michael and his wife Rose, and loving grandmother to Natalie, Colin, Nathan and Rianna.
Dear sister of Ruth Bell (the late Jack), Gilbert Pether (Jane), the late Russ Pether (survived by Elsie) and the late Eleanor Ariss (survived by George). Will be fondly remembered by brothers-in-law William White (Anna), Peter White (Kathy) and sister-in-law Marion Edwards (the late Jim) and her many nieces and nephews.
Passed away peacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 in his 95th year.
Beloved husband of the late Evalyn.
Devoted father of the late William (survived by wife Donna), Jim, and Rob (Jacqueline), and Cathy (Chuck Gilbert). Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Robyn (Derek), Ashley, Krista, David, Laura, Ryan, Natasha, Emily, Mackenzie, and Sydney, and great grandchildren Nathan, and Addison.
Dear brother of Mariann Bell, and the late Robert, Henry, John, Betty, Kay, Willie.
Well-known accountant in and around the Peterborough area for over 60 years. Secretary for the home builders association for many years. Fred will be fondly missed by all those he touched and they were many. We bid him a fond "so on and so forth."
A celebration of life will take place at a later date. Arrangements out of Peterborough.
Donations to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Canada in his memory would be appreciated.
(Long-standing member of the Peterborough Salvation Army Temple)
Peacefully at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, December 11, 2013, with his family by his side. Stuart Stockdale of Peterborough in his 87th year.
Husband of the late Elda (Graham). Dear father of Linda (Bob Quackenbush) of Peterborough, Barbara (Bob Hogg) of Norwood, Ralph Stockdale (Grace) of Peterborough, Brenda Coit of Peterborough and the late Janice Stockdale. Loving grandfather of ten grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren.
Son of the late William Stockdale and Emma (Harrison).
Brother of Sherman Stockdale of Lakefield (late Dorothy) and the late Clarence Stockdale (late Ethel), George Stockdale (late Jean), Leona (late Ellison Kidd) and Eldon Stockdale. Brother-in-law to Lorene Stockdale of Lakehurst. Uncle Stuart will be dearly missed by several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements out of Peterborough. A funeral service will be held at the Salvation Army Peterborough Temple, 219 Simcoe St., on Saturday, December 14th at 11:00 a.m., with visitation one hour prior. Interment.
If desired, donations may be made to the Peterborough Temple Salvation Army Trust Fund.
(Retired President CAW Local 112, Director of Skill Trades National CAW until retirement in 2005)
At the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at the age of 73.
Beloved husband of Jill (nee Hickingbottom). Loving father of John Jr.
Predeceased by his parents John Hiram Bettes and Roma Edith (nee Dyson).
Cousin of Warren Bradley and his wife Betty. Dear son-in-law of Martha and the late Lloyd Hickingbottom. Brother-in-law of Warren Hickingbottom and his wife Myrna. Uncle John will be sadly missed by niece Colene.
A funeral service to Celebrate John’s life will be held in Peterborough on Saturday, December 14th. Interment will be held on Monday, December 16th.
In memory of John, donations to the PRHC Palliative Care Unit or the Lakefield Animal Welfare Society would be appreciated by the family.