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TIMBERS, Alice Fay Timbers - Obituary | Print |

TIMBERS, Alice Fay -

Peacefully passed away, after a long illness at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

Alice Timbers (nee Whitaker) of Gilford at 75 years of age.

Beloved wife of Paul.

 Loving mother of Roseann, Pamela (Richard) Weinberg, Paula Marson and Donald.

Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Melissa, Brittney, Tyler, Justin and Julia.

Mermorial Sercice will be held in Bradford on Saturday, August 9th.

In Alice's memory, donations maybe made to the charity of your choice.


FEE, Donald Arthur Fee Obituary | Print |

FEE, Donald Arthur -

Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at Peterborough Regional Health Centre.

Son of the late Newton and Jean Fee.

Beloved husband of Beverley (nee McDougall). Loving father of Gord of Ennismore, and Angela of Bridgenorth. Grandpa to Alexis, Ashley, and Robyn and her husband Pat and their children Kailey, and Emily. Dear brother of Arnold (Sumi), and Malcolm (Harlene).

In keeping with Don's wishes, private family arrangements have been made and cremation has taken place. Arrangements out of Peterborough.

GAGNÉ, Roger Gagne Obituary | Print |

GAGNÉ, Roger -

Gagne_Roger(Avid antique car enthusiast. Retired Sir Sandford Fleming College carpentry instructor with 20 years of service)

At his residence on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Roger Gagné of Peterborough in his 81st year.

Beloved husband of May (Aubin) for 53 years.

Dear father of Daniel Gagné (Karen Montgomery) of Wichita Falls, Texas, Pierre Gagné of Peterborough, Suzanne Gagné of Peterborough and Brigitte Gagné (Troy Tuttle) of Stittsville. Loving Grand-papa to Alessandra.

Brother of Rolande (Leo Van Hezewijk) of Oshawa, Monique Gagné of Quebec and Lise Gagné of Quebec. Brother-in-law of Charlotte Aubin, Beulah Logan and Thérèse Aubin.

Predeceased by parents Gérard Gagné and Bernadette (Coté), sister Lisette Gagné and brother-in-law Ray Aubin.

A private memorial service was held in Peterborough.

If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the PRHC Palliative Care Unit.

MOLONEY, Timothy Crough Moloney Obituary | Print |

MOLONEY, Timothy Crough -

Moloney_Tim(1928 - 2014)

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!"

PIERCE, Gordon Francis Pierce Obituary | Print |

PIERCE, Gordon Francis –

Peacefully, at home, on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - much too soon at the age of 87.

Loving and devoted husband of Mary (nee Woodworth) for 61 splendid years.  Loving and wonderful father of Nancy and David.  No one could hope to meet a more remarkable and honourable man, let alone have the good fortune to be a part of his family.

Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Gordon pursued a career in electrical engineering, graduating from Dalhousie University and the Nova Scotia Technical College in 1953. Moving to Ontario shortly after graduating, he was soon employed at General Electric in Peterborough where he remained for 35 years as a Control Systems Design Engineer. 

Gord had many passions in life, always eager to learn and experience new things. In the early years, camping out in our old canvass tent was a favourite summer pasttime. The family, under Gord’s direction, built a cottage as their Centennial project on land with no road or electricity! It was there on the lake where his love of sailing blossomed. He enjoyed his Amateur Radio hobby where his proficiency led him to become Net Manager for Eastern Canada. 

He volunteered his time and expertise to the Festival of Lights.  Later in life, he discovered Seniors' Badminton which he enjoyed immensely until his Doctor diagnosed a torn rotator cuff injury and advised Gord, who was in his 70s at the time, to perhaps take up a less rigourous sport.

Gord rediscovered his joy of skating and he would the first to arrive at the Senior Skate with his mp3 of hand picked skating music.  We know his fellow skaters will miss him enormously.

A private celebration of Gord’s life will be held at a later date. Arrangements out of Peterborough.

In memory of Gord, donations to the Victorian Order of Nurses would be greatly appreciated by the family.

Thank you to the staff at Community Care (especially Darlene) and to the V.O.N. (especially Debbie, Jackie and Tracy) and Elise Hall (Bayshore) for all their caring and compassion.

SCOTT, Geraldine 'Gerry' (Taylor) Scott Obituary | Print |

SCOTT, Geraldine 'Gerry' (Taylor) -

Passed away of cancer at Bridge Hospice on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 with family by her side at the age of 67.

She was predeceased by her Sister Madeline and Parents Violet Taylor (Morris) and Roy Taylor.

Survived by her sisters Patricia Marwick and Doug of Campbellford, Valerie Sykes and Ralph of Warkworth, Brothers Tony Taylor and Patricia of Penetang, Terry Taylor and Carol of Codrington, Ed Taylor and Lynn of Campbellford, Rick Taylor and Mary Ann of Campbellford and Jim Taylor and Sandy of Glencarron.

Gerry will be missed by her 48 nieces and nephews.

Arrangements out of Peterborough.

As expressions of sympathy, please donate to the Bridge Hospice and the Canadian Cancer Society.

TILLEY, Edward 'Ted' Tilley Obituary | Print |

TILLEY, Edward 'Ted' -

Ted passed away peacefully at St. Joseph on Fleming on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at the age of 84.

Beloved husband of Marilyn. Loving father of Tom (Sharon), Laura, David (Sue). Stepfather to Kim (Mike, deceased), Kelly (Hogey) and Paula (Wayne). He leaves behind his brother Norm (Chris) and sister Ester. Grampa will be greatly missed by his 12 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

While Ted's first love was his wife and family a close second was his love of sports. He was an avid (two-time hole in one) golfer, a Senior World Series USA Baseball Champion and played hockey into his 70's.

We love him and will miss his kind and gentle soul.

A service will be held at All Saints Church in Peterborough on Saturday, August 9th at 1 pm.

Donations to the Alzheimer Society would be greatly appreciated.

WATSON, Walter James Watson Obituary | Print |

WATSON, Walter James -

Passed away peacefully at the P.R.H.C. on Tuesday July 29, 2014. Walter Watson of R.R. #4, Lakefield in his 89th year.

Beloved husband for 64 years of Ida Watson (nee Wease).

Dear father of Bryan (Linda) and Debbie Dunford (Randy). Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Daniel Watson (Heather), Chad Watson (Amy), Cheryl Smith (Dave), Ian Dunford (Sarah), Michelle Dunford (Colt Tucker) and great-grandchildren Briar, Aiden, Carter, Zander and twins Harper and Sadie.

Brother of Elizabeth Coghill (Nick) and the late Allan, Mae Wood (Percy) and Gordon. Survived by sisters-in-law Gladys & Sharon Watson.

Also predeceased by his parents Percy & Hilda Watson.

A funeral service will be held at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, Lakefield on Monday, August 4th at 11:00 AM. The Rev. Munroe Scott officiating. A reception will follow in the fellowship hall of the church. Interment.

Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice as expressions of sympathy.

BURFIELD, Eva Mary Burfield Obituary | Print |

BURFIELD, Eva Mary (FreeBurn) -

At the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Monday, July 28, 2014 in her 89th year.

Beloved wife of Donald for 38 years.

Eva will be sadly missed by her loving children, grandchildren, great grandchildren her 2 brothers, sister and her nieces and nephews.

Funeral service to celebrate Eva’s life will be held in Peterborough on Thursday, July 31st at 11 a.m. Cremation. 

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

GRANT, Reverend James Grant Obituary | Print |

GRANT, Reverend James -

Grant_Reverend_JamesGracefully and gently at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Monday, July 28, 2014, James went to be with his Lord who he devotedly served, in his 91st year.

James was the beloved husband and life partner of 69 years of Luba.

Loving father of Lydia and husband Dr. John Lake of Peterborough, Irene Grant of Toronto and Paul and wife Caroline of Omemee.

Dear grandfather of Aaron and wife Audra, and Sarah Lake, Codie and Cassidy Grant and fiance Chris Connor and great grandson Jack Lake.

Funeral Service in Peterborough on Friday, August 1st. Interment.

Donations to Samaritan’s Purse Canada would be appreciated by the family.

Thank you to the staff of the Emergency Department and the Palliative Care Unit of PRHC for the excellent level of care.

HENDERSON, Michael Blake Henderson Obituary | Print |

HENDERSON, Michael Blake –

At Northumberland Hills Hospital Cobourg on Monday, July 28, 2014 at the age of 64.

Beloved father of Joey, Katie and Bradley. Brother of Bill and Craig.

Many thanks to the V.O.N., Red Cross and the nurses at N.H.H. for their care and kindness.

Respecting Mike’s wishes, cremation has taken place and no service will be held. Arrangements out of Millbrook.

Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

BASSETT, Agnes 'Aggie' (Sturgeon) (Anderson) Bassett Obituary | Print |

BASSETT, Agnes 'Aggie' Mary Anderson (nee Sturgeon) -

Bassett_AggieOn Sunday, July 27th 2014, we said goodbye to Agnes Mary Anderson Bassett (nee Sturgeon). 

She was the loved wife of Ron Bassett and the late Alex Anderson. 

In her 97th year, she was the last member of the Sturgeon family, predeceased by her three sisters Peg, Doris, Irene and her brother Ted.

She was a loving mom to Pat Hick (Pete) and Bryan Anderson (Bridgette) and dearest Gree to Andy (Rhonda-Lee), Dan (Kim), Alex (Karen) and Nick (Mindy). She was a sweet great gree of 6.

She is also survived by her nephews Ted and Terry Sturgeon.

Sports played an important role in Aggie’s life and she excelled at softball, golf, curling, bowling and ice skating.  She enjoyed working at Westclox, Mather & Bell Pharmacy, and Ethicon Sutures.

A private family get-together will take place at a later time.  Arrangements out of Peterborough.

A special thank you to the caring nurses and support staff who helped to make St. Joseph’s at Fleming home to Aggie for the last 3 ½ years.

LAVERY, Mary Jean (Forster) Lavery Obituary | Print |

LAVERY, Mary Jean (Forster) -      "Express Condolences"

Lavery_MaryAfter 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.

Arrangements entrusted to the   COMSTOCK FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 356 Rubidge Street.

Online condolences may be made at


OLVER, Robert Henry Olver - Obituary | Print |

OLVER, Robert Henry -

Our dad, Bob, died peacefully on July 27, 2014 at the age of 80 in Peterborough with his family at his side.

He is lovingly remembered by his wife, Kathy; his children Robert, Heather, Matthew (Lisa), Chris (Vanessa) and Peter (Shannon); his grandchildren Ryan, Erin, Juliette, Owen and Jesse; and by great-grandchildren Breanne and Owen. Bob was also a loving father to Mark, who passed away in 2008.

A retired journalist, newspaper editor and author who recently completed his memoir, "Catness," Bob is also remembered as a tireless champion of the cat community, working with his wife Kathy to save the lives of countless animals over the years.

A memorial service will be held in his honour on Sunday, August 17th from 2 - 4 p.m. at the Enoch Turner Schoolhouse, 106 Trinity St. in Toronto (King St. and Parliament St.).

In lieu of flowers, donations to Bob and Kathy's beloved Catkin Cat Farm would be gratefully accepted at any TD branch - account number 255-517324.


WAKEFIELD, Kenneth 'Ken' Wakefield Obituary | Print |

WAKEFIELD, Kenneth 'Ken' -

Passed away suddenly at home on Sunday, July 27, 2014 in his 85th year.

Loving husband of Ethel "Bubbs" (nee Dyson). Loving father of David (Kathy), John (Gladys), Edward (Tracey), Linda (Dale) Burton and Susan.

Ken will be fondly remembered and loved by his 12 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren, as well his sister Edna Brumpton and several Nieces and Nephews, his extended family, colleagues and friends.

A Memorial Service will take place in Peterborough on Tuesday, August 5th. Interment.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Ken's memory may be made to The Heart and Stroke Foundation or The Canadian Diabetes Association.

EDGERTON, Donald Casey 'Don' Edgerton Obituary | Print |

EDGERTON, Donald Casey 'Don' -

Edgerton_Donaway 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.

JONES, Freda (Crewe) Jones Obituary | Print |

JONES, Freda (nee Crewe) -       "Express Condolences"

Jones_FredaPeacefully went to be with her Lord, on July 26, 2014 at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre at age 89.

Beloved wife of the late Ronald for 61 years. Loving mother of Anne James. Proud grandmother of David and Allison (Stephan Takasch) and great grandmother of Carter.

Predeceased by her sister Avis Finlay and her brothers Bill and Fred Crewe.

Freda will be sadly missed by her church family, coffee friends and her many nieces in Britain.

A Funeral Service will be held at the Braidwood Bible Chapel, 306 Braidwood Avenue, on Wednesday, July 30th at 11:00 a.m. with visitation one hour prior. Interment to follow at Little Lake Cemetery.

If so desired, donations may be made to Hope Valley Day Camp, the Canadian Cancer Society, the Heart & Stroke Foundation, the Child Evangelism Fellowship.

Arrangements entrusted to   COMSTOCK FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, Peterborough.

Online condolences may be made at


POWERS, Allan Powers Obituary | Print |

POWERS, Allan -

Powers_AllanPassed 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.

ROUND, Leonard Raymond Round Obituary | Print |

ROUND, Leonard Raymond -

(Retired Canadian General Electric)

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).

ROWE, Gregory 'Greg' Rowe Obituary | Print |

ROWE, Gregory 'Greg' -

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.


CAMERON, Beverley Ann Cameron, Obituary | Print |

CAMERON, Beverley Ann -

May 15, 1947 - July 25, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family announces the peaceful passing of Beverley, at the Hamilton General Hospital.

Loving mother of Deborah, Lorraine and Gary (Christine).

Predeceased by her wonderful son Donnie.

Adoring grandmother of Julia, John, Rebecca, Nicholas and Sydney.

Beverley will be sadly missed by family and many friends.

Respecting Beverley's wishes, cremation and a private family service have taken place.

The family wishes to extend their deepest gratitude to the support staff and Doctors of 7-West at the Hamilton General Hospital for their loving care of our mother.

CAMERON, Doris (nee Coyle) Cameron - Obituary | Print |

CAMERON, Doris (nee Coyle) -

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.


HARDY, George Hardy Obituary | Print |

HARDY, George -

Passed away peacefully on Friday, July 25th, 2014 at the age of 70.

Loving husband of 31 years to Erika (nee Tutti). Much loved dad of Janice (Lou) Kertesz, Chris (Andrea) and Alex. Proud grandpa of Sam, Charlotte, Brianna and Taylor.

Dear brother of Linda (Tom) Matthews. George will be fondly remembered by his auntie Mary and many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and his former wife Linda.

George was a longtime employee of Burger King, and over the past 11 years he became an owner of the Welland location. He will be missed by his staff and regular customers.

He was a lifelong Bluejays fan, enjoyed fishing, and spending time at the cottage in Buckhorn.

A Celebration of George's life will take place in St. Catharines on Friday, August 1st. Cremation to follow.

If desired, memorial donations can be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society.

ROBICHAUD-GALIPEAU, Joanne Robichaud Galipeau Obituary | Print |


Robichaud-Galipeau_JoannePeacefully but suddenly at home on Friday, July 25, 2014 at the age of 47.


Dearly loved wife of Guy of Newcastle. Loving mother of Rheal, Valarie-Rose and Daniel-Guy.

Predeceased by her brother Gerrard.

Joanne will be sadly missed by all of her family and friends.


Private family arrangements out of Millbrook. A memorial service will be arranged at a later date.

SHIPMAN, Charles Edward Shipman Obituary | Print |

SHIPMAN, Charles Edward -

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.

TAYLOR, Bruce M. Taylor Obituary | Print |

TAYLOR, Bruce M. -

Taylor_BruceOn 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.

GALLANT, Joseph Frances Gallant - Obituary | Print |

GALLANT, Joseph Frances –    "Express Condolences  

Gallant_JoeOctober 8, 1918 - July 24, 2014

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.

On-line condolences or expressions of sympathy may be made at


GILLESPIE, William Roger Gillespie Obituary | Print |

GILLESPIE, William Roger –

Gillespie_WilliamAt 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.

NORTHEY, Carl Evans Northey Obituary | Print |

NORTHEY, Carl Evans –

It is with great sadness that we announce that Carl passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, July 24, 2014 in his 88th year.

Carl will be deeply missed by Jean Haggith, his loving companion of 35 years, her children Kelly, and Terry (Kelley) Haggith, and their children Brad, Deanna, Tristan and Malory.

Carl will be missed by his sister Jean and nieces Kim and Judy, and his many friends and neighbours.

A private celebration of Carl’s life will be held at a later date. Arrangements out of Peterborough.

PAWSON, Greig Pawson Obituary | Print |

PAWSON, Greig -

Passed away peacefully at the PRHC on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at the age of 75.

Proud father of Tammi Hutt (Marc Lavigueur) and grandfather of Hailee.

He leaves behind his loving sister Doreen Lacroix of Val d'Or, Quebec and brother Jack (Kathy) of Burlington, On. Predeceased by siblings Marion and Jake (Gerald).

He is survived by many nieces and nephews. Will be sadly missed by his close friends Charles, Chris, and Jane Ferrare.

The loss of such a feisty spirit will be felt by many.

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