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HODGSON, Violet 'Jean' Hodgson Obituary | Print |

HODGSON, Violet 'Jean' -

Hodgson_JeanIt is with sadness we announce the passing of Violet "Jean" Hodgson, formerly of Gibsons, a 94-year-old mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who died peacefully in her sleep on October 11, 2014.

Jean was a giant in a tiny body, with brilliant mind and iron will. A master bridge player, a former town councillor and an accomplished gardener, Jean lived a busy and productive life filled with many adventures and travels.

A Celebration of Jean's Life will be held in her hometown of Peterborough, Ontario where she will be placed to rest with her predeceased husband George.

Interment will take place at 11:00 am Saturday, November 22nd at Little Lake Cemetery.

Friends are welcomed to join the family to celebrate Jean's life from 12 - 3pm at 254 Euclid Avenue in Peterborough.

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.


CANNON, Brian Thomas Cannon Obituary | Print |

CANNON, Brian Thomas -    "Express Condolences"

Cannon_BrianPassed away peacefully with his family by his side at Peterborough Manor on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at the age of 82.

Loving husband of Marion Lucille (nee Leveque) for 54 years. Dear father of Mary Pat Fasken, Peggy Webb and Tom Cannon. Pappy of Kayla (Paul), Claryssa, Todd, Brian, Mike and Sarah & Great-Pappy of Paul Jr. and Olivia.

Brother of Nancy Evans and the late Joan Murray. He was an uncle to several nieces, nephews and their families.

Brian retired from The Ministry of Natural Resources in 1988.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 2 - 4 pm at   COMSTOCK FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE , 356 Rubidge Street, Peterborough, Ontario, 705-745-4683.

Funeral Mass will take place on Wednesday, October 15th at 1:30 pm at The Cathedral of St. Peter-in-Chains, 411 Reid Street, Peterborough.

A private family service will take place at St. Martin Of Tours Parish Cemetery in Whitney, Ontario at a later date.

Memorial donations to Hospice Peterborough would be appreciated.

Online condolences may be made at


GREENSIDES, Evelyn Florence (Lewis) Greensides Obituary | Print |

GREENSIDES, Evelyn Florence (nee Lewis) -    "Express Condolences"

Greensides_EvelynPeacefully at her home on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 99 years of age.

Beloved wife of the late Carl Pearson Greensides (December 1999) for over 60 years.

Loving mother of Barry and his wife Marg and the late Linda Petrie (July 2004). Dear Nana of Tammy Lynn (Briel), Lori-Ann, Scott and Leanne. Great-Nana of Brooke, Dylan, Zachary, Katelyn, Megyn, Liam, Mia and Leah.

Evelyn was a longtime member of All Saints Anglican Church.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm at   COMSTOCK FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 356 Rubidge Street, Peterborough.

Funeral service will take place at 2:30 pm on Thursday, October 16th at ALL SAINTS ANGLICAN CHURCH, 235 Rubidge Street. Interment will take place at Little Lake Cemetery.

Memorial donations to All Saints Anglican church would be appreciated.

Online condolences may be made at


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.

JOHNSTON, Christine Moffat (Carlisle) Johnston Obituary | Print |

JOHNSTON, Christine Moffat (nee Carlisle) -

Johnston_ChristinePeacefully, in her 92nd year, on Saturday, October 11, 2014, at the Elisabeth Bruyere Hospital in Ottawa, Ontario, with her daughter Chris and grandson Owen by her side.

Dear wife of the late Gordon MacLean (2002); mother of Susan (Richard Bramm) of Edmonton, Sandy (Lois) of Whitehorse and Chris MacLean (formerly Andrews) of Wakefield, QC. Loving Baba (grandmother) to Colin (Leanne), Andrew (Megan) and Alex (Catherine) Bramm; Lowell (Jackie) and Alex (Cass) Johnston; and Erin (Emelio) and Owen (Laura) Andrews. Great-grandmother to Isabella and Abigail Bramm, Charlotte and Adelaide Andrews, Nicolas Serpa and Steele Johnston.

Predeceased by parents Mary and Douglas, brother Alex and nephew John Gravely. Fondly remembered by nephews Ken Carlisle, Donald Johnston, Andrew and Stephen Gravely, and nieces Karen Lemmen and Mary Lowry.

Born in Peterborough on April 17, 1923, Christine spent all but five years of her life there. She attended Queen Mary Public School and Peterborough Collegiate and Vocational School (PCVS) and graduated from the University of Toronto in household science in April of 1947.

In addition to being Mom to her own children, she was Mom to many others and a cheerful and generous hostess of many gatherings at her home. She was an avid gardener and outdoors woman: walking, cross country skiing, swimming, paddling and sailing whenever she could – often at her beloved Stoney Lake and always accompanied by her dog.

She worked in the law library in the Peterborough Court House for 25 years, a job she thoroughly enjoyed. Over the years she was active in the University Women’s Club (CFUW Peterborough), the Peterborough Historical Society and the George Street United Church Women’s group. Christine will be sadly missed by family and friends, including staff and residents of Riverpark Place in Ottawa.

Memorial service to be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 1st at George Street United Church, Peterborough, with reception downstairs.

In Christine’s memory, and in lieu of flowers, donations to the Principal H.R.H. Kenner and PCVS Faculty Bursary, Trent University, The Sunnybrook Foundation to benefit the Sunnybrook Holland Orthopaedic & Arthritic Centre, or the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) – Yukon Chapter would be appreciated.

The family extends heartfelt thanks to the staff at Riverpark; and to the staff of Elisabeth Bruyere for her care during the last weeks of life.

MURDOCH, Sarah Murdoch Obituary | Print |

MURDOCH, Sarah –

(1918 - 2014)

Sarah left us peacefully in the early morning on Saturday, October 11, 2014 after a long and rewarding life.

She will be fondly remembered by her children Margaret, Arthur, and Marina; her grandchildren David, Christine, Robert, and Joseph; her great-grandchildren Nason, Jayden, Taylor, Hannah, Chase, Jonah, Elijah, and Kayden; and her extended family and friends at the Scarborough Retirement Residence.

Cremation has taken place. Sarah’s life was celebrated in Peterborough on Thursday, October 16th.

PAULSEN, Rev. Ronald Oscar Paulsen Obituary | Print |

PAULSEN, Rev. Ronald Oscar -

Paulsen_RonaldPassed away suddenly at the P.R.H.C. on Saturday, October 11, 2014. Rev. Ron Paulsen of Peterborough in his 85th year.

Loved and missed by his wife of 73 years, Patricia with whom he shared his life for 78 years.

Also sadly missed by his children Les (Lois) of Indonesia, Patrick Clayton (Judy) of Toronto and Rhonda Leigh Paulsen of Warsaw.

Loving grandfather of Graham, Jenna, Eric, Ryan, Lindsay, Adrienne, Laura Leigh and Elizabeth Jane. Remembered by 12 great grandchildren, sisters-in-law Christine Paulsen and Connie Sinclair and brother-in-law David (Shirley) Tumilson.

Predeceased by his grandson Joey (1982), brother Mervyn and brother-in-law Cliff Sinclair.

A funeral service will be held in Lakefield on Friday, October 17th. Interment in Warsaw.

Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Red Cross as expressions of sympathy.

ADAMS, Eileen Adams - Obituary | Print |

ADAMS, Eileen -

Adams_EileenAt Campbellford Memorial Hospital on Friday, October 10, 2014, Eileen Adams (nee Oitment) of Havelock, in her 99th year.

Wife of the late Jack Adams (1995).

Dear mother of Arnold of Amherstview, Shirley Wilson (James) of Sylvan Lake, Alberta, Ruth McKnight (late John) of Havelock, the late Paul and the late Elva Hill. Mother-in-law of Frank Hill of Oshawa.

Eileen will be missed by her many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Sister of the late Archie Oitment, George Oitment and Gerald Oitment. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Eileen was a Member of H.B.M. #389 Royal Canadian Legion and Life Member of Ladies Auxiliary, Past Member of Prosperity Chapter #63 O.E.S.

The Service will take place in Havelock on Monday, October 13th, Reverend David Estabrooks officiating. Interment.

If desired, donations may be made to Royal Canadian Legion Branch #389.

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.

LEYDEN, Helen Ruth (Lintner) Leyden Obituary | Print |

LEYDEN, Helen Ruth (nee Lintner) -

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Helen Ruth Leyden at her home in Marmora, Ontario on Thursday October, 9, 2014 at the age of 90.

Predeceased by her husbands Robert Leyden and the late Douglas Sutton.

She is the cherished and very much loved Mom of Douglas (Carol) Sutton, Ronald (Theresa) Sutton, Patricia (Graham) Reid, and step-mother of Fred (Bernadette) Leyden. Adored Grandma of Jennifer Garside and Shannon White; Michael, Chris and Marc Sutton and Patricia Lynn Reid and James Reid. Loving GG to her great grandchildren.

She will be deeply missed by her brothers Tod (Mildred), Alvin (Marie), Donald (Betty) and Douglas (Sandra) Lintner and sister Mary (Bud) Pipher. Predeceased by her parents Charles and Elsie Lintner and her brother Ronald (Isobal) Lintner. Fondly remembered by her many nieces, nephews and their families.

Arrangements out of Peterborough. As per the family’s wishes, a private family service will take place at a later date at the GROVESIDE CEMETERY, Brooklin, ON.


UNDERHILL, Kenneth Bartlett Underhill Obituary | Print |

UNDERHILL, Kenneth Bartlett -

(1955 - 2014) - On Thursday, October 9, 2014, after a brief illness.

Ken, dearly beloved companion and best friend of Lorraine Brown. Loving father of Luke (Sarah) Underhill, Virginia (Shawn) Leitch, Edward Brown, Larry (Anne) Underhill, and Sandy Underhill.

Dear brother of Ronnie (Janet), Terry (Sherry), Jeff (Bev), and Lisa Underhill. Grandson Grayson is due to arrive in February, 2015.

Arrangements out of Peterborough, Ontario. A family service will be held in Blackville, New Brunswick at a later date.

If desired, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

DeVRIESE, Shirley Ellen DeVriese Obituary | Print |

DeVRIESE, Shirley Ellen -

DeVriese_ShirleyPeacefully on Wednesday, October 8, 2014.

Shirley, dearly beloved wife of Rene.

Cherished mother of John Ibbitson, Darlene (Norm) Huff, James (Suzanne) Ibbitson, Dianne (Paul Hainey) Ibbitson, and the late Patricia (Jim Kirkpatrick) Jarvis, and Laurajean (Rick) Crawford. Beloved Grandma of 15 grandchildren 18 great grandchildren.

Dear sister of Mary Bath, Jean Higgs, Gordon (Dianna) Humphrys, Rodger Humphrys, and the late Ken Humphrys, and Patricia Campbell.

A celebration of Shirley’s life will be held in Peterborough on Saturday, October 11th, followed by inurnment.

If desired, memorial donations may be made to St. Stephen’s Presbyterian Church.

DOHERTY, Cheryl Doherty - Obituary | Print |

DOHERTY, Cheryl -

Passed away on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre, at age 50.

Daughter of the late Norris Doherty.

So much loved by her aunts and uncles; Elaine & Rick Larocque, Ivan & Heather Farrow, Audrey & Reg Gore, Betty & Allen Maneilly and Rhoda Wagar.

Cherished by close cousins Richard Larocque & Jennifer, Shawn & Andrea Larocque, Amanda & Henri Giroux, Roy & Donna Wagar and family, Pat & Bill Ireland and family, Karen & Pete MacIntyre and family.

Cheryl will be missed so much by Josh, Raya, Izzy, Richard, Ruby, Chloe and Sophie. Best friend of Jean Payne.

Service will be held in Port Perry on Saturday, October 11th.

If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Port Perry Hospital Foundation.

HORRIGAN, Joseph Patrick Horrigan - Obituary | Print |

HORRIGAN, Joseph Patrick -

Horrigan_JoePeacefully on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at his treasured farm, 63 Horrigan Road, Marlbank, ON with his family by his side in his 85th year. It is with saddness that the family of Joseph Horrigan announces his passing.

His parents were James Horrigan and Nellie (Garrett).

He was a loving husband of 63 years to Theresa (Cassidy). A devoted father to Terrence (Cheryl), Gregory (friend Cathy), Joseph (Susan) and an inspiration as a grandfather to Jenny, Shawn, Joseph, Ryan, Zachary, Gregory, Jesse (Anna) and great grandfather to Emma.

He will be missed by his entire family, including surviving brother James (Helen). Predeceased by brother Timothy, sisters Margaret McGuire, Aileen Yanch and Loretta Fraser.  He had many nieces and nephews. He was blessed with great friends and neighbours.

In Peterborough where his career in construction started, he worked his way up the ladder with many companies, Harding Construction, M.J. Finn Construction, Westmount Engineering and Spanway. He was well respected and proud of the buildings he supervised. He died at the farm where he was born. Having lost his father as a young child, he never neglected his duties as a son.

Every Friday as soon as he finished his job in Peterborough, he returned to the farm to spend the weekend doing chores and helping his mother. Our father was a devout Roman Catholic, a builder, a farmer, a father and a friend to all. He was a leader by example and had the support of his co-workers, neighbours and family. He was dearly loved and is missed by all.

The Horrigan family would like to extend its heartfelt thanks to Dr. Mustard and staff and to the wonderful neighbours who always were keeping an eye out and there to help whenever needed.

Arrangements out of Tweed. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Edmund's Church, Stoco on Tuesday, October 14th at 11am.

If desired, memorial donations may be made to St. Edmund's Church or a charity of your choice.

HYLAND, Pearson 'Bert' Hyland Obituary | Print |

HYLAND, Pearson 'Bert' -

Hyland_BertPassed away surrounded by the love of his family on Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at Applewood Retirement Residence in his 93rd year.

Beloved husband of the late Annie (nee McColl).

Loving father of Ellen Motruck, Pearson E. Hyland (Carol), George Hyland (Joyce) Robert Hyland (Debbie) and Mary Weeks (Gregory.) "Grandpa" was a father figure to Penny and Andrew. Bert will be remembered by his 11 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren.

He will also be missed by siblings, Robert, Roderick and, Patrick Hyland and sister Valerie Carr, as well as his many extended family and friends.

Bert is predeceased by his infant daughter Beth, siblings Craig Hyland, George Hyland, Edward Hyland and sisters Edith Hodson, Catherine McGuey.

Bert proudly served as Sergeant in the Queens Own Rifle Regiment.

Our family wishes to thank the staff at Applewood Manor, the VON, We Care and Nightingale for their compassionate care.

A funeral service will be held in Peterborough on Wednesday morning, October 15th.  The family would like to then invite you to share in a time of fellowship and remembrance at the Air Force Club (247 King Street, Peterborough) from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers donations in Bert's memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

PARKS, Kaylee Kathleen Parks - Obituary | Print |

PARKS, Kaylee Kathleen -

Parks_KayleeSuddenly, in Peterborough, on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at the age of 21 months.

Kaylee Kathleen Parks was the infant daughter of Justin and Jacqueline (Landry) Parks of Marmora. Loving little sister of Riley.

Granddaughter of Patricia & John Carrol, and Mervin & Leona Shannick all of Bancroft.  Loved niece of Veronica Turner (Steve), Derreck Landry, James Carrol and Ben Shannick.

Resting at the MG Daly funeral home in Maynooth on Sunday, October 12th, where visitation will be held from 3:30 pm until the start of the funeral service at 5:00 p.m. The Rev. Jennifer Canning presiding.  Interment in Bancroft.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Parks Family would be greatly appreciated.

BURRETT, William 'Art' Burrett Obituary | Print |

BURRETT, William 'Art' -

Passed away peacefully on Tuesday October 7, 2014 at Lakefield Extendicare in his 91st year.

The Beloved husband of Helen with whom he shared over 60 years together. Loving father of Phillip Burrett (Margaret), Elaine (Robert) Kempt, Laurie (Gerald) Burrett-Loeppky and Brian (Trish) Burrett.

Art will be lovingly remembered by grandchildren Amanda, Nicole, Ben, Kaitlin, Diana, Hayley and Olivia, as well as great grandchildren Miles and Iris, Miko and Beau. Arthur will also be missed by his brother George, sisters-in-law Mary Burrett and Shirley Smith.

Art is predeceased by his brothers Robert and Fred Burrett. Art will remembered with great fondness by his extended family abroad, friends and colleagues.

Memorial visitation and a Legion service will be held in Peterborough on Friday, October 10th. A private family service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers a donation in Art’s memory to the Keene United Church would be appreciated.

DOUCETTE, Linda Irene (Beyer) Doucette Obituary | Print |

DOUCETTE, Linda Irene (nee Beyer)  -

At the Peterborough Regional Health Centre and with her family by her side on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at the age of 68.

Beloved wife of David.  Loving mother of David Jr (Kim), Kenny, James, Gregory (Crystal), Cindy Ruttan (Pete) and Dawn Marchildon (Mark).  Cherished grandmother of Alexander, Jacob, Shawn, Cooper, Khloe, Matthew, Jared, Carson, Elijah and Mariah.

Dear sister of Pat, Bill, the late Bob, Marty, Gerry, Allan, Stan, Gary, Sharron, Karen, Ralph and Neil.  Aunt Linda will be sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews.  Deeply and sadly missed by her sisters-in-law Suzanne Doucette (Roberta Burns), Denise Shaughnessy (Joe) and their families.

A celebration of Linda's life will be held in Peterborough on Friday, October 10th.  In accordance with Linda’s wishes and being a proud supporter of Red Shirt Friday, the family asks that you wear Red for her Celebration of Life. 

In memory of Linda, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

DRUERY, Robert 'Bob' Druery Obituary | Print |

DRUERY, Robert 'Bob' -

Druery_BobPassed away peacefully after a lengthy illness at the P.R.H.C. on Monday, October 6, 2014. Bob Druery of Lakefield in his 77th year.

Bob was a History and English teacher at Adam Scott High School for over 25 years, spending many of those years as the coach of the football team. He was an active member of Lakefield United Church having served in many leadership roles and spent two terms as a councillor on the Township Council.

Bob enjoyed the years he spent on his farm just outside of Lakefield.

Loved and missed by his sons Robertson Druery (Janine) of Toronto and Jonathan Druery (Peter) of Ottawa. Grandpa is remembered by Nora and Sheldon. Beloved companion and friend to Glenda Newson. Survived by his sisters Glenda Greydanus (Bill) and Carole West (the late Bob).

Predeceased by his loving wife of 53 years, Carole (2013).

A funeral service will be held in Lakefield on Saturday, October 11th.  Interment.

Memorial donations may be made to the Lakefield United Church or the Canadian Cancer Society as expressions of sympathy.

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

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.


PETERS, Margaret Mabel (White) Peters Obituary | Print |

PETERS, Margaret Mabel (nee White) -       "Express Condolences"

Peters_MargPeacefully and with dignity, surrounded by her family's love at her home on Monday, October 6, 2014 in her 85th year.

Beloved wife of the late Arnold "Howard" Peters (2003).

Dearly loved companion of Frank McKenna. Most loving and devoted mom of Debbie (Jim Turner), Dianne (Neil Wood) and Ron (Debbie). Proud Nan of Amy(Mark), Julie(Nick), Leigh, Laura (Matt) and Jenna; and Great Nanny Marg to Neileigh, Nate, Lucas and Sam.

Sadly missed by her two special nieces, her brother in-law Reg Peters, neighbours and friends.

A Funeral Service will be held at Mark Street United Church, Peterborough on Friday, October 10th at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, in memory of Marg, donations can be made to Hospice Peterborough or a charity of your choice.

Arrangements entrusted to   COMSTOCK FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE. Online condolences may be made at


ANDERSON, Carol Andree (de la Plante) Anderson Obituary | Print |

ANDERSON, Carol Andree (de la Plante) -

Anderson_CarolPeacefully, at White Cliffe Terrace Retirement Residence, Courtice, on Sunday, October 5, 2014, in her 85th year.

Carol, dearly beloved wife of the late Kenneth D. Anderson, and loving mother of Allan (Josee) Lapp of Courtice, Ontario, and David of Abbottsford, B.C.

A graveside Celebration of Life will be held at Rosemount Memorial Gardens, 2551 Whittington Drive, Peterborough on Thursday, October 9th at 1 pm.

If desired, donations may be made to the Terry Fox Foundation or the P.R.H.C. Foundation.

Special thanks to my son Allan, his wife Josee, and my niece Sharron for their care and compassion over the past years.

COLE, Henry Cole Obituary | Print |

COLE, Henry E. -

Cole_HenryPassed away peacefully at the P.R.H.C., Palliative Care on Sunday, October 5, 2014. Henry Cole of Lakefield in his 79th year.

Henry retired to Lakefield from England in 2007 and enjoyed these years living in the village, surrounded by the beautiful scenery and nature.

Loved and missed by his wife of 55 years, Jill. Dad will be remembered by Tim of London, England, Dominic (Tracie) of Lakefield, Heidi Bastow (Rob) of Little Wakering, England and Bridget Wareham (Neil) of Tetbury, England.

Grandpa and Grandad is missed by Emily, James, Lauren, Jack, Zachary, Nathan, Tom and Caitlin. Also missed by his sister Thelma Tress (the late Ken) of Kent, England. Predeceased by his parents Alice and Ernest and sister Margaret Bushell (Tony).

A funeral service will be held in Lakefield on Thursday, October 9th. Cremation.

Memorial donations may be made to the P.R.H.C. Foundation or the charity of one's choice as expressions of sympathy.

GILLMORE, Chris Gillmore - Obituary | Print |


Gillmore_Chris(August 3, 1959 - October 5, 2014)

Passed away suddenly at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at the age of 55 years.

Chris, loving father of Shanon Gillmore (Dale Mann). Cherished son of Donna (Gilles) Bonneau. Predeceased by father Fred Gillmore.

Dear brother of Kimberly Graham, David (Cathy) Gillmore, Trish Bonneau, Jeannette Bonneau (Peter Lugossy), Gilles (Tina) Bonneau.  Will be missed by long-time girlfriend Tiffany Ryder. Loving uncle to many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at MOUNT LAWN FUNERAL HOME & CEMETERY 21 Garrard Rd., Whitby (N of Hwy #2) 905 443-3376 for visitation on Thursday, October 9th from 5 - 9 p.m.

Memorial Service to be held on Friday, October 10th in our chapel at 11:00 a.m.  Cremation Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the family towards funeral expenses would be appreciated. Please see Chris's daughter regarding donations.


MINNIE, Derek Roger Minnie Obituary | Print |

MINNIE, Derek Roger -

Passed away October 5, 2014 at Fairhaven.

Son of Roger Minnie & Linda Hewitt. Brother of Stacey Minnie.

Cremation has taken place. Arrangements out of Peterborough.

You will be deeply missed.

SWEENEY, James William 'Jim' Sweeney Obituary | Print |

SWEENEY, James William 'Jim' -

Sweeney_Jim(WWII Veteran)

Passed away peacefully at Extendicare, Lakefield, with his wife Marion by his side on Sunday, October 5, 2014. Jim Sweeney of Lakefield in his 89th year.

Jim was an employee of Shell Canada and retired October 1984. Both Marion and Jim then moved to the lake to spend their wonderful retirement years sharing with family and friends. Jim's love at the lake was boating and fishing of which he couldn't get enough of, then, wintering in Naples, Florida.

Jim will be missed dearly by his wife Marion after just celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary. Also sadly missed by his children Lois Hutt, Jim Sweeney, Ellen McLean, Paula McRea (Errol), Lynne Darch (Don), Kimberley "Kim" Sweeney, Paula Rentner (Dan), Rita Sweeney (Adam) and John Sweeney.

Jim will be lovingly remembered by his many grandchildren and his special great grandchildren. Loving uncle to several close nieces and nephews. Also remembered by his brother Joseph "Joe" (Charlene) and many dear friends.

Predeceased by his children Bob, Sharon (Shea), Bill, Gerald (Gerry), Mike, brothers Jack "John", Paul, Mike and one sister.

Cremation has taken place. Arrangements out of Lakefield.

Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart & Stroke Foundation as expressions of sympathy.

WOODS, Kathleen Eva Woods Obituary | Print |

WOODS, Kathleen Eva -

Passed away at Campbellford Memorial Hospital on Sunday, October 5, 2014. Kathleen Woods (nee Bowen) of Norwood in her 86th year.

Wife of the late Gerald Woods and Gerald Little.

Beloved mother of Shirley Buchanan (Glenn Briggs) and Barb Dainard (Larry) both of Peterborough, Jim Little of Cobourg, Bill Little (Ethel), Wayne Little (Vicki) and Nancy Whitman (Chris) all of Peterborough. Lovingly remembered by her 17 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her sisters Marjorie Buchanan (Ken) and Evelyn Gratton (Bruce).

A funeral service will be held in Norwood on Friday, October 10th.  Interment.

Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society, Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Parkinson Society as expressions of sympathy.

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