In the highest spirit of thanksgiving for having been influenced by a man so rare, we are filled with sorrow to announce the death of Timothy Crough Moloney on July 29th, 2014.
The dearly adored husband of Dorothy Crough for more than 57 years, they are reunited only ten days following Dorothy's death.
Intensely proud of his children, Father Bill Moloney, Janet and Greg Shillinglaw, Randy and Lori Moloney, Colleen and Jim Shipley, Clair and Nancy Moloney and Tim and Theresa Moloney, he leaves them with the lessons to forge forth. Alongside Dorothy, Tim raised his children to know that each new day brings its own work, one's talents must be fostered and God made the back to bear the burden.
The cherished, entertaining Grandfather of Jimmy, Ali, Jenna, Ben, Kirk, Molly, Janine, Carlie, Shauna, Alex, Shannon and Timmy, he has left them all with the gift of laughter and the knowledge that generosity of spirit should know no limit.
Born on February 25th, 1928, Tim was the fifth child of Peter and Sarah Moloney. His formative years were fully lived on the family farm with his siblings Alice Kinlin (Jim), Mick Moloney (Kay), Homer Moloney (Lorraine), Mary O'Donnell (Pat) and Patricia Moloney, known to all who hold her most dear as Beck.
Upon Tim's marriage to Dorothy, he was warmly welcomed into the Crough family by Dorothy's mother, Kathleen Crough (Ambrose d, 1950) and her siblings Norma and Joe Crossman, Betty and Eddie Doyle, Alma Crough, Eleanor and Bobby Young, Billy and Carol Crough, Geraldine and Bob Butterfield and Paul and Judy Crough.
Beyond his family, Tim was first and foremost a farmer, with a deep connection to the land and the cycle of the seasons. Tim lived his entire life on the 100 acre farm settled by his parents in 1919. He was a noble steward of the land entrusted to his care and attached the highest value to his neighbours. Tim has cast a shadow across the land of his home that will never be built upon, harrowed over or ploughed under.
For many years, Tim worked as the business agent for The Labourers Union, Local 597, employing the union motto "Live with Honour, Justice and Strength" as a template for his own life. A master story teller with a laugh that called all spirits to soar, Tim was a life giving force, the life of the party and a lifeline for so many. His firm handshake was a tangible expression of the joy he took in knowing others and his unique ability to engage.
A faith filled member of Immaculate Conception Parish, Tim was devoted to the church his parents helped to raise.
Tim's funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday, August 2nd at 10:30 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, 386 Rogers Street, Peterborough. Burial will take place in Douro.
Ever hopeful that Tim's lifelong church will endure the tests of time, donations to The Immaculate Conception Renovation Fund will be graciously accepted.
As we collectively shoulder the loss of the greatest man we have ever known, we hear him say, "Head up, tail out and stay the course!"
After a courageous battle with cancer, Mary passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at Peterborough Regional Health Centre.
Mary and Douglas (husband) just celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary in May along with their children daughter Susan Mary Jean (Matthews) and her husband Richard Matthews of Peterborough, and son Richard Douglas and his wife Janeva Healey of Toronto and grandchildren Connor and Foster Matthews and Keira Lavery.
Mary is also the mother of David Irwin, currently living in Singapore and the sister to Clark Irwin Forster of Toronto.
Mary was an award-winning graduate of Wellesley School of Nursing, Toronto. She worked as a nurse at the Montreal Neurological Institute where she received a post graduate diploma in Neurological nursing. She had the great privilege to work under Dr. Wilder Penfield, one of the world's greatest Neurosurgeons.
In 1967 Mary moved to Peterborough and became active in the schooling of her three children and was an energetic member of the Queen Mary School Association for 13 years where she assisted in fund raising, regular volunteer work in the primary division and as a library helper. She simultaneously served as President of the Board of Directors of Family Counselling Service.
In the 1980's she initiated and was chairperson of the P.C.V.S Parents' Association, setting up many volunteer activities. She was active in two successful campaigns to "Save P.C.V.S.", the second time she was co-chairperson. For these many involvements in education, she received the Award of Merit as Educator of the year in 1985.
She then decided to take one further step into the education world by running as a Trustee for the Peterborough Board of Education. She was elected and served for two terms as a trustee from 1985 until 1991. Mary was active in many other organizations in Peterborough. She was an original member of the Board of Learning and Leisure, was a director of Peterborough Learning Disabilities Association, served for many years on organizing committees of the Festival of Trees, was a member of the Peterborough Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee that protects the city's heritage architecture and recently was on the organizing committee for Peterborough's Doors Open Day.
With her love of history she became involved with the Peterborough Historical Society and was President for 3 years during which she rewrote the by-laws to bring them into the 21st century. She then became the Chairperson of the Hutchison House living museum. She was involved with the Peterborough Centennial Museum and archives in the sorting, classifying and identifying glass plates and photographs of the Balsillie Collection of Roy Studio Images, especially those concerning Stoney Lake for which she became quite an authority.
Her research skills came to the forefront as she became involved in the writing of two historical books. Mary was a chief researcher for the book "Stoney Lake – Gem of the Kawarthas" and was co-author of the book "Up the Burleigh Road". For her journalistic endeavours she received the Award of Merit from the Ontario Heritage Trust. She also received the Peterborough Betterment Award from the City of Peterborough in recognition of her contribution to the community in 2007 and again in 2009.
Her artistic talents were many as she was a hand weaver, spinner, rug hooker, embroiderer and an instructor in silk ribbon embroidery. Mary combined these skills with further education at Sir Sandford Fleming College to become a Travel Consultant and a part time Professor in Travel at Fleming College she combined her artistic skills together to design, market and conduct tours specializing in hand weaving and other crafts. Over a period of ten years she guided tours to England, Ireland, and Scotland, many countries in Europe, Scandinavia and New Zealand.
She enjoyed vocal music and was an original member of the Jubilaire Women's Chorus and an original member of the smaller Jubilation Chorus. She was also a member of Trinity United Church handbell choir. Mary was Chairperson of the Chancel Renewal Committee of Trinity United Church from 2000 to 2002. She was dining room hostess to many of the church fund raising functions and also served on many other committees at Trinity. Mary had a great love of lakes, oceans and sand. She relished her time at the cottage on Stoney Lake, surrounded by her family and friends and the memories they made there. Mary loved to stand with her feet in the sand on the waters edge at a beach and watch the diamonds sparkle on the lake at the end of each day.
There will be a memorial service at 2:00pm Thursday, August 14th at Trinity United Church, 360 Reid Street, Peterborough with a reception and visitation at 3:30 pm. Please join the family for the service, reception or both.
In lieu of flowers donations to Peterborough Regional Hospital Centre, Peterborough Historical Society or Trinity United Church would be greatly appreciated.
The family would like to express our heartfelt thanks to Dr. Natalie Whiting and the phenomenal staff in Palliative Care at Peterborough Regional Health Centre.
away after a lengthy illness at PRHC on Saturday, July 26, 2014 in his 67th year.
Beloved husband of Claudia for 43 years. Loving father of Joseph “Joe” and Donald “Cricket” (Sara). Dear grandfather of Riley.
Dear brother of Fred (Gayle), Dave (Barb), Doris Passey and Dorothy (Howard) Edgerton. Brother in law of Yvonne Scott.
Sadly missed by his nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Mr. Edgerton will be resting in the Millbrook Christian Assembly (71 King Street West, Millbrook) on Thursday, July 31st from 12:30pm until the time of service at 2:00pm. Cremation will follow the service.
Memorial donations may be made to the Diabetes Association.
Passed away peacefully at Centennial Place Long Term Care on Saturday, July 26, 2014 in his 87th year.
Beloved husband of Gwendolyn "Kathy" (Nee Hickson). A loving father to Darren (Susan) and Bryan (Wendy). Allan will be greatly missed by his grandchildren Selena, Tyler, Adam and Larissa and great-grandchildren Colby, Natessa and Hanley.
He will be fondly remembered by his sister Joyce Easton and brother Ken (Marjorie), as well as his extended family, friends and colleagues.
Allan is predeceased by his siblings Earl, Ivey, Alma and Lyle.
Funeral service will be held in Peterborough on Tuesday, July 29th. Interment.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Allan's memory may be made to the St. Giles Presbyterian Church or to The Heart and Stroke Foundation.
We wish to give special thanks to the wonderful staff at Centennial Place, for the compassionate care Al received.
Peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Saturday, July 26, 2014 in his 87th year.
Beloved husband of Loretta (nee White). Loving father of Jeff (Redentor Cruz), Mark (Lyn Nottingham), and Brian (Cheryl Langdon). Cherished granddad of Kayla Kent (Mark), Kevin, Erik, Alayna and Crystal. Great grandpa of Stella Rose.
Dear brother of the late Elsie Dufresne (surviving spouse Albert), Evelyn Masse, Shirley Lecuyer (the late Edgar), and Kathy Mizuik (the late James). Dear brother-in-law of Phyllis Naugler (the late Phillip) and June Gorman (the late Ozzie).
A Celebration of Leonard’s Life will be held on Tuesday, July 29th in Peterborough. Interment.
In memory of Leonard, donations may be made to the Kiwanis Liftlock Aktion Club or the Canadian Red Cross (Peterborough Chapter).
Our hero is now at peace: although our hearts are broken, we rejoice that his new journey has begun. Greg Rowe, of London and formerly of Peterborough, on Saturday, July 26, 2014, in his 53rd year.
Beloved husband of Kim (née Smith). Amazing Dad of Hayley (Dan Fisico), Emily and Alex. Dear son of Frances and the late Eddie Rowe. Caring brother of Shelley Parnell (Gary), Kim Francz (Robert) and Jane McCormick (Tim). Greg will be sadly missed by his nieces and nephew: Samantha, Megan, Isabella, Lauren and Jordan.
Son-in-law of Bert and Gwen Smith and brother-in-law of Bert "Tyke" (Jean) and Konnie Van Deburgt (née Smith) and their children including Holly, Mike, Ryker and Carter.
Greg was a long-time employee of the Elgin Middlesex Detention Centre. Sports was his passion to which he dedicated many years coaching hockey. Greg and his family will be forever grateful to his dedicated support team: the best friends a guy could ever have!!
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Michael's Parish, 511 Cheapside Street, London on Wednesday, July 30th at 1:00 p.m. The family invites you to wear a shade of blue in celebration of Greg's life.
Those wishing to make a memorial donation are asked to consider the Canadian Cancer Society or the Alzheimer Society.
God Bless Gregory for sharing his unique sense of humour with all of the wonderful women he was surrounded by throughout his lifetime, including his wife, daughters, mother and sisters... and all the young women he coached over the years.
Peacefully, passed away at Leisureworld - Rexdale on Friday, July 25, 2014 in her 89th year.
Dearly beloved wife of the late Bruce Bennett Cameron. Devoted mother of Bruce Jr., Patricia Allen (the late Rob), Barbara Gatti (Roland) and Bill. Loving grandmother of Krista, Daniel, Laura, Christine, Sandra, Stacey and three great-grandchildren.
Doris will be sadly missed and forever remembered by her family and friends for her loving kindness and gentle nature.
The family would like to thank the dedicated staff at Leisureworld for their care and comfort during Doris' stay.
A private family service will take place at a later date.
Peacefully at the Peterborough Reginal Health Centre on Friday, July 25th, 2014. Charles Edward Shipman age 86.
Beloved husband of the late Audrey Shipman (nee Easter).
Dear father of Yvonne Madigan (Stan) of Lakefield, Victor Shipman (Karen) of Marmora, Carol Smith (Steve) of Brockville, Linda Wilcox (Don) of Mallorytown, and Kenneth Shipman (June) of Omemee. Predeceased by a son Douglas Shipman of Brockville. Survived by a daughter-in-law, Cathy Shipman.
Loving grandfather to several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Dear brother of Nina, Kay and Madeline. Predeceased by four brothers and one sister, Albert, Jimmie, Raymond, Harry and Edora.
A celebration of Charles' life will be held in Athens on Thursday, July 31st. Rev. Stan Madigan officiating. Interment Athens.
In memoriams to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
On Friday, July 25, 2014, Bruce quietly left us, surrounded by the love of family and caregivers at Extendicare, Peterborough.
Remembered with love by his wife Eleanor, best friends for many years; his son Paul (Maureen) and daughter Andrea.
Poppa to Meghann (Greg), Katie (Gustavo) and Paula. Grand Poppa to Cole, Emmett and Hudson. Also his nieces Julie, Brenda, and the late Bonnie and nephew Peter.
Our heartfelt thanks to the entire staff at Extendicare for their loving care during the past two years.
Friends may call at St. Andrew's United Church, 441 Rubidge Street, Peterborough, on Tuesday, July 29th from 12:30 to 2:00 pm. Memorial Service to follow at 2:00 pm. A private family interment to take place July 30th.
If you wish, in memory of Bruce, give someone a smile or a donation to a charity close to your heart.
Passed away peacefully on July 24, 2014 surrounded by his loving family at Peterborough Regional Health Center.
Beloved Father of Joseph Jr. (Deborah), Catherine (Dwight Goden), Robert (Luisa), George and Bernadette (Wayne Trigg).
Cherished Grandfather of Patricia, Jennifer (Braden), Stephanie (Christopher), Angela, Sabrina (Josh) and Jordan. Lovingly remembered by his Great Grandchildren Nathaniel, Ainsley, Olivia, Carter and Liam.
A special Uncle who will be greatly missed by Anne (Mansel), Mary Ann, Patricia, Ron, Lori, Joan, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Joseph is predeceased by his wife Mary(Duggan), his brother George and his sisters Loretta, Viola and Leona.
We are truly grateful for the care and comfort received from Dr. Barrettara (Family physician), Dr. Whiting and Dr. Bishop and from the nursing staff who attended to dad with such loving care at Peterborough Regional Health Center.
Rested at the COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1587 Highway 2, Courtice (905-432-8484) where the family willl receive friends on Sunday July 27, 2014 from 7 to 9 p.m. and a Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Therese Roman Catholic Church, Courtice Rd. , Courtice, ON, at 10:00am on Monday July 28,2014.
For memorial donations may be made to St. Vincent DePaul, Peterborough Regional Health Center – Palliative Care, or your local food Bank.
At the Peterborough Regional Health Centre, on July 24, 2014. Roger Gillespie of Buckhorn, in his 89th year.
Beloved husband of Donna (Windover).
Dear father of Stephen of Buckhorn and the late Dan Gillespie. Loving grandfather of Katie (Jeremy), Cole (Courtney), Calvin (Kristin) and Victoria (Shayne).
Brother of Ray Gillespie (Janet), Ross Gillespie (Nancy), Tom Gillespie (Stella), Marie (Edgar Cornish), Jean (Ross Ellement) and the late Ione Childs, Keith Gillespie and Dora Rivers. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held in Peterborough on Monday, July 28th. Interment will take place at Lakehurst. Reception to follow at Lakehurst Hall.
If desired, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
Retired Vellore farmer and lifelong member St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, Vaughan
Suddenly at his Thornhill home on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at age 87.
Devoted and loving husband for 64 years of Audrey Bettie (nee Cundiff). Proud father of Ian and Bruce and his wife Brenda. Cherished grandfather of Jeremy and Leigh, Gordon, Ross and Blake and great-grandfather of Zoë and Niko.
Also, fondly remembered at this time by Deborah Canivet and the Cundiff families.
A Funeral Service will be held in Richmond Hill on Sunday, July 27th.
In lieu of flowers, donations toward a planned memorial bench for the Vellore Town Hall Park (cheques made payable to the City of Vaughan, Joint Operations Centre, 2800 Rutherford Road, Vaughan, L4K 2N9) or a charity of choice are welcomed.
Pat Kelly’s life came full-circle on Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014, when he lost the fight to disease on his 66th birthday. Although it is sad to say good-bye, we take comfort in knowing that he suffers no more.
Pat was a loving husband and best friend to Karen Jolicoeur-Kelly, and a dedicated father to her children and his own.
Pat will be deeply missed by his children and their families, Brandon & Tina, Dawn Marie & Jeff, Joey & Vicki and Ryan & Tracy; as well as Karen’s children and their families, Dianne & Corey, Phillip & Angela, Krystal & Joe and Michelle & Scott.
Pat also leaves behind 13 beautiful grandchildren, whom he adored and loved with all his heart.
Pat held close relationships with his brother Mike Kelly (deceased) and his wife Jeannie Kelly, as well as his adoptive brother and sister Phil & Joan Smith. Pat will also be missed by his long-time friends, extended family, as well as the community in which he grew up.
Pat was an extremely selfless man; always helping his family, friends and the community with his innovative creativity as the owner/operator of longtime local business MacGyver Metal Magic.
There will be a “Celebration of Life” held at the Havelock Lions Hall on Saturday, August 9th from 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Retired concrete finisher. A hard worker who enjoyed snowmobiling, hunting, gardening and anything outdoors. A great dance partner.
Peacefully, on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
Rollie, beloved husband of Jean (nee Moore) for 45 years. Loving father of Cathy Gillespie (Al Ravida). Dear grandfather of Katelyn Gillespie.
Brother of Tom (Denise), Joe (Deline), Alma Mackenzie (Gary), Donny (Pat), Laura Davis, Cecile Bosgraaf (Dutch), and the late John (surviving wife Marguerite), Lawrence (Shirley), Ambrose, Betty Kuchor (Bill), Marg Spencer (Tom) and Bill (Edna). Rollie will be remembered by many other relatives and friends.
A family celebration of life will be held at later date. Arrangements out of Peterborough.
If desired, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Entered into rest on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at the Hill House Hospice in Richmond Hill.
Widow of the late William John Lang (1978).
Daughter of the late Ben and Daisy Martindale. Sister of the late Verna Berry, Jessie Bullock, and George Martindale. Mother of Deborah (Jim) Storie, late Kathryn Thibodeau (1999) and Rebecca Ann Lang (1954).
Second mother to the late Bruce Berry, Susan (Tom) Kelly, Donald (Michelle) Berry, and the late Nancy (Mike) Noftle.
Grandmother of Michelle (Rick) Winje, Angelle Thibodeau, Wm. Chadwick (Kaye) Storie, Rebecca (Michelle) Storie, Derek (Holly) Thibodeau. Great grandmother of Jessica Bentley, Connor Doman, Tyler and Lucas Thibodeau, and Liam Storie. Dearly loved “Granny” to Devan and Tristan, Berry, Spence and Davis Kelly, Mark and Lori, Katie and Jason Berry, Laura (Noftle) Young, and Frances and Ben Kwiatkowski.
The service will take place in Caledonia, on Saturday July 26th. Interment.
In memorium donations to Hill House Hospice, 36 Wright St. Richmond Hill, L4C 4A1.
Passed away peacefully at the P.R.H.C. on Sunday, July 20, 2014. Dianne Bernath of Stoney Lake in her 72nd year.
Dianne was the former Canadian Governor of the International Hearing Society and remained active in her profession as a Hearing Instrument Specialist.
Loving wife for 43 years of Stephen Bernath. Dianne will be sadly missed by her daughter Kelly Morgan-Batten (Kevin), and her sons Richard Bernath (Mark) and James Bernath (Ozzie). Grandma is remembered by Douglas, Kendra (Sam) and Bryan.
Dear sister of Carole Quinn, Kathryn Fellows, Sharon Butler, Paula Meier and Margaret Hewitt. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her brothers James & Richard.
A funeral service will be held in Lakefield on Saturday, July 26th.
Memorial donations may be made to World Vision Canada as expressions of sympathy.
The family wishes to thank Dr. S. Ragaz and the P.R.H.C. Palliative Care Team for their compassionate care.