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HAMLIN, Sylva Estelle Hamlin Obituary | Print |

HAMLIN, Sylva Estelle -      "Express Condolences"

Hamlin_SylvaPeacefully at her residence surrounded by her family on October 2, 2014 at the age of 84.

Beloved wife of John (Jack). Loving mother of Bonnie Dormer(Rick) of Peterborough. Predeceased by her son Barry (1970).

Sadly missed by her grandson Brock and her niece Sandy Scott. Also missed by her nephews Brian and Michael Hamlin.

A Private Family Service will be held.

Interment Little Lake Cemetery, Peterborough.

For those wishing to commemorate Sylva through donations, please consider the the Alzheimer Society.



BLACK, Dorothy Rose (Gabbutt) Black Obituary | Print |

BLACK, Dorothy Rose (nee Gabbutt) -

Peacefully at Peterborough Extendicare on Monday, September 1, 2014 at the age of 85.

Dorothy, beloved wife of Robert. Loving mother of Ron (MaryAnn). Cherished Grandmother of Sherry (Mike) Moore, and great grandmother of Hailey and Lukas.

Dear sister of Kathy (Bernie) O’Shea. Loving aunt of Carolyn (John) Sullivan and great aunt of Dani.

Predeceased by her parents Harry and Catherine Gabbutt, her sister Nora Webster, and brother-in-law Harry Webster.

Dorothy’s family would like to thank Extendicare for the care and compassion shown to Dorothy, especially 3rd floor Lilac Lane.

A Graveside Service will be held in Little Lake Cemetery on Tuesday, September 9th at 1:00 p.m.

CAMERON, Margaret Jean (May) Cameron Obituary | Print |

CAMERON, Margaret Jean (May) –

Cameron_MargaretPeacefully, with her family at her side, on Monday, September 1, 2014, at Community Nursing Home, Port Hope, in her 85th year.

Margaret, beloved wife of the late John Cameron.

Dear mother of David (Anne) and Scott (Cindy) both of Peterborough. Loving grandmother of Alicia Laneville (Andrew) of Timmins, Jason (Lauren) and Jeffrey (Jessica) both of Peterborough. Great grandmother of Kaiya and Aliviah.

Sister of Ethel Thomas (late Fred) and Joan Payne (late Ralph) both of Toronto.

A private family service will be held at a later date. Arrangements out of Peterborough.

If desired, donations may be made to the Hospital for Sick Children, or the Alzheimer Society of Peterborough.

GENISE, Neila Genise Obituary | Print |

GENISE, Neila -

Passed away peacefully on Monday, September 1st, 2014 in Toronto at the age of 82.

Beloved wife of the late Geno Genise.

Cherished mother of John (Gloria Tomaszek) of Ottawa, Mary (Paul Grant) of Peterborough, and Lisa (Jim Raine) of Pickering. Lala is lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Mikhail, Kira, Leah, Jackson, Genise, Celeste, Jazmine, Mitchell, and Ruby.

Dear sister of Hector (Gerry), Moira (Neil Peacock), Paula (Sam Barbetta), Robert (Mary) and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral mass will be held on Friday, September 19th at 11 a.m. at St. Alphonsus Church (1066 Western Ave. Peterborough). Interment, and a reception with eulogies will follow .

If desired, in memory of Neila donations can be made to ALS Society of Canada.

GRIBBLE, Joycelyn Maud 'Joyce' Gribble Obituary | Print |

GRIBBLE, Joycelyn Maud 'Joyce' -

Peacefully at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre surrounded by her family on Monday, September 1, 2014, in her 102nd year.

Predeceased by husband Joe.

Cherished mother of Marie (Jim) Stoddart, Patricia (Nelson) Ham, Howard (Adriadne), and John (Cheri). Joyce leaves 12 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren whom she loved dearly.

Funeral service in Peterborough on Wednesday, September 10th.

If desired, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

HALL, Stewart Hall Obituary | Print |

HALL, Stewart -

Formerly of Buckhorn passed away at Dartmouth Hospital on September 1, 2014.

Stewart retired from the Canadian Navy Submariners, he also served time in Korea.

He leaves his wife Shirley and three sons, Duane (Mary), Shaun (Rebecca) and Stacey (Arnie). Brother of Jean Heard of Buckhorn, uncle of Doug (Barb), uncle/godfather of Kim (Paul) and son of the late Bruce and Margaret Hall. Cremation.

Funeral service to be held at a later date.

HAMPSON, Kathy Hampson Obituary | Print |

HAMPSON, Kathy -

Age 85, former resident of Peterborough, Ontario for over 50 years, more recently in North Wales, UK. Kathy died peacefully after a long illness.

She will be missed by Harry, her husband of 63 years, daughter Jan and son-in-law Dave.

Kathy was a longtime member of the Welsh Society and a well known sales woman in Black's and Barrie's Stores.

Her funeral will be held in Ros-On-Sea, North Wales on September 8.

MARVIN, Mona (Robinson) Marvin Obituary | Print |

MARVIN, Mona (Robinson) -

Marvin_MonaAge 85, of Peterborough, formerly of Trent River, Whitby, and England. Passed away peacefully on September 1, 2014, with her husband at her side.

Funeral services will be held in Peterborough, on Friday, September 5th.

Mona was born in England on February 16, 1929. She came to Canada with her mother at the age of 18.

Mona is survived by her husband John Douglas Marvin, daughter Bonnie Marvin, and two beloved grand-daughters Vada and Ella Marvin-McCoy.

If desired, donations may be made to the Parkinson’s Society of Peterborough.

The family wishes to extend its thanks to Royal Gardens Retirement Home for their ongoing support and dedication to comfort and professionalism.

McCLEARY, Geoff Bruce McCleary Obituary | Print |

McCLEARY, Geoff Bruce  -

At his residence on Monday, September 1, 2014 in his 66th year.

Dad of Richard and Brian.

A celebration of life will be held in Peterborough on Monday, September 8th.  Interment.

PENTLAND, Violet Mary 'Vi' (Clyde) Pentland Obituary | Print |

PENTLAND, Violet Mary 'Vi' (Clyde) –

Pentland_ViOf Peterborough, in her 91st year. Peacefully, with her family by her side on Monday, September 1st, 2014 at Peterborough Regional Health Centre.

Vi, loving, devoted and cherished wife of the late Herbert Pentland.

Loving mother to Beatrice (John) Lucy, Norman (Linda) Lockwood, Charles Pentland, the late Shirley Pentland, Linda Porter, Brenda (Seb) Geraci, the late Sandra Pentland, Susan Pentland, Peggy Gray and Deborah Pentland.

Cherished grandma to 27 granchildren and 2 more generations of great, and great, great grandchildren. Vi will also be remembered by her many nieces, nephews and friends.

A private family service has been held. Arrangements out of Peterborough.

If desired, donations may be made to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada.

Special thanks to Community Care, Peterborough and the PRHC 4B Staff for their kindness and care.

WHITE, Duncan Alexander White Obituary | Print |

WHITE, Duncan Alexander -

White_Duncan(Lifelong Musician)

Passed away at Toronto General Hospital on Monday, September 1, 2014 in his 76th year.

Duncan, beloved husband of Beverly Wright. Loving father of Sandi Deschambault (David), Roberta Weekes (Errol), Laura Bourjeaurd. Cherished Grandfather of Josephine, Duncan, Erica and Gage.

Dear brother of Heather Breedon (Alan, predeceased), Robin White (Elvira), and Karen Perreault predeceased. Brother-in law of John (Karin), Larry (Cheryl), Steve (Kathy), and Jim (Angela).

A Memorial Service will be held in Peterborough on Tuesday, September 9th. David Deschambault officiating.

In memory of Duncan, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

ANDERSON, G. Rodney 'Rod' Anderson Obituary | Print |

ANDERSON, G. Rodney 'Rod' -

Passed away at the P.R.H.C., Palliative Care on Sunday, August 31, 2014. Rod Anderson of Lakefield in his 74th year.

Rod was employed with Raybestos for over 20 years and was the co-founder and past president of Peterborough Automotive Ltd., Walkwood Supply Ltd. and Lakefield Auto Parts.

Loved and missed by his wife of 51 years, Bev (Oliver) and by his children Scott Anderson (Marité Hewitt) and Kathryn (Tom Broering). Loving grandad of Dean, Ryan and Andrew. Also missed by his brother Ralph Anderson (Sylvia) of Vancouver and sister Judi Rink (Don) of Kamloops.

Predeceased by his parents Ralph & Grace Anderson.

Memorial visitation in Lakefield on Thursday September 4th. A private funeral service will be held. Interment.

Memorial donations may be made to Five Counties Children’s Centre or the Canadian Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation as expressions of sympathy.

CUMMINGS, John Christopher Cummings Obituary | Print |

CUMMINGS, John Christopher  -

Cummings_JohnAt his residence and surrounded by his family on Sunday, August 31, 2014 in his 59th year. 

Beloved husband of Jane (nee Pammett).  Loving father of Matt and Meghan.

Cherished son of June (nee Shelton) and the late Kevin. Dear brother of Jym and his wife Carrie, Kevin and his wife Ann, Michael and his wife Lori and Patty-Anne Bronson and her husband Danny. 

Uncle John will be sadly missed by his many nieces and nephews. Dear brother-in-law of Nancy Hornsby and her husband Bill.

Private arrangements out of Peterborough.

Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.

GODFREY, Larry Godfrey - Obituary | Print |

GODFREY, Larry -

Godfrey_LarryPassed away peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday August 31, 2014 at his home in New Hamburg. He was born 65 years ago in Peterborough and was the son of the late Clifford & Bessie (Bowers) Godfrey.

Beloved husband of Diane (Ackersviller) Godfrey who he married November 14, 1981.

Loving father of Mark Godfrey & Janice of Kitchener. Sadly missed by his grandsons Nathan and Jonathan. Dear brother of Colleen Little & Dwight of Hunstville. Remembered by his mother-in-law Winnie Ackersviller of London, father-in-law the late Fred Ackersviller and sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law Fern Rijnen & Henry, Freda Simpson & Gerald, Bob Ackersviller & Jodi, Jean Waite & Joe and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Larry was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, New Hamburg. He was employed for many years at Lear Seating, Kitchener and enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, car races, camaro shows and tinkering in his garage.

Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held in New Hamburg, on Saturday, September 6th. Interment. A celebration of Larry’s life, with food and fellowship will follow, at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 532 New Hamburg. In keeping with Larry’s wishes, casual dress for the memorial service would appreciated by the family.  

As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to Grand River Regional Cancer Centre or Trinity Lutheran Church.

HALL, Donald Gordon 'Don' Hall - Obituary | Print |

HALL, Donald Gordon 'Don' –

Hall_DonaldPeacefully on Sunday, August 31, 2014 with his niece and nephew Bonnie and Alvin Wilkins at his side at Peterborough Regional Health Centre at the age of 81.

Beloved son of the late 'Minnie' Pearl Hall.

Don is survived by his loving and caring big sister Evelyn Ambeault of Sault St Marie, and is predeceased by brother Stanley Hall, and sisters; Rhea Branton, Muriel Middleton, Beatrice Winnacott, Winnifred Kellar, and Alta Ambeault.

Don will be deeply missed and fondly remembered by his family and friends.

In keeping with Don’s wishes, no funeral will be held. 

Cremation with interment with family members only at Oshawa Union Cemetery.

Arrangements entrusted to ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, Oshawa.

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MCMILLAN, Winnifred Catherine McMillan - Obituary | Print |

MCMILLAN, Winnifred Catherine -

(October 21, 1944 - August 31, 2014)

Passed away at Hospital in Peterborough on Sunday, August 31, 2014.

Winnifred, dear daughter of the late Angus and Mary McMillan.

Sister of Sharon Haugh, Gary McMillan (Hilda), Carol Bennett (Cecil), Daniel McMillan (Sharon), Velma McMillan, and Alex McMillan.

A celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date.

MEIKLEJOHN, Douglas Stuart Meiklejohn Obituary | Print |

MEIKLEJOHN, Douglas Stuart -

Indian River, Lifetime Farmer & Welder, suddenly at Toronto General Hospital, after a courageous battle on Sunday August 31, 2014, in his 82nd year.

Loving husband to Sheila (Wilcox) for over 61 years. Cherished father to Tina Meiklejohn, Sandra & Lloyd Tapper, Carl Meiklejohn and David Meiklejohn. Cherished Papa to Don, Melissa, Chandel, Nicky, Breanna and 11 great-grandchildren.

Doug will be fondly remembered by siblings, Barbara (Barrett-predeceased Pat), Paul Meiklejohn (predeceased Joyce), Bob & Phyllis Meiklejohn, Jean Meiklejohn (predeceased Andy) & predeceased Beth, In-laws Bill & Annette Wilcox, Nora & Brian Williamson and many nieces, nephews and friends.

"Man's inhumanity to man makes countless mourn" ~ Robbie Burns.

Arrangements out of Peterborough. Family and friends will be welcome to "The Farm" on Saturday, September 6th from 1 - 4 pm.

Many thanks to CICU staff of Toronto General.

If desired, donations may be made to the Charity of your choice.

CHADWICK, Myra Rose (Hickey) Chadwick Obituary | Print |

CHADWICK, Myra Rose (nee Hickey) -     "Express Condolences"

Chadwick_MyraIn her 93rd year, Myra passed away in her sleep at St.Joseph's at Fleming Nursing Home, Peterborough on Saturday, August 30, 2014.

Cherished mother of Heather Thompson (husband Guy) of Peterborough, Ontario, Harley Chadwick (wife Constance Couch) of Kingston and Audrey MacDougall (husband Gary) of Yellowknife, N.W.T.

Grandmother of Niall Davidson (wife Leigh Trusler), Colin Davidson (wife Martha), Haley Chadwick (partner Geoff Alguire), Debbi Chadwick Small (husband David), Karla Reid (partner Gerry Ovington), Kelsey, Ian and Alexander MacDougall. Great-grandmother of Benjamin, Noah, Sadie, Megan, Kyle, Tyler, Haley, Dalton, Quinton, Parker, Angelina, Mya and Lincoln.

Predeceased by her parents James Hickey and Annie (Abbott), sisters Phyllis and Luella, brothers James, Charles and Elmer.

Myra was born and raised in Darnley, Prince Edward Island. During WWII she married William Chadwick, moved to Winnipeg and eventually settled in Montreal to raise their young family. Myra moved to Peterborough in 1973.

One of her greatest joys in life was being able to sing in the Trinity United Church Choir, which she did for over 30 years. Myra was a wonderful baker - her kitchen was filled with the scent of rising dough, freshly baked bread and cinnamon rolls which were in turn sold to raise money for the local United Church.

Myra was also an avid alley, carpet and lawn bowling champion and an active participant at Activity Haven. She worked for MDS labs for 18 years. After Myra retired, she remained active in the community, travelled extensively and enjoyed many great times with her grandchildren.

Memorial visitation will take place on Saturday, September 6th from 2:00 -3:00 p.m at   COMSTOCK FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 356 Rubidge Street, Peterborough, Ontario, 705-745-4683, followed by the Celebration of Life Service in the Chapel. Inurnment to follow at Rosemount Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Trinity United Church Choir, Peterborough Lawn Bowling Club and Doctors Without Borders.

Online condolences may be made at


DONOGHUE, Hazel Marie (Brown) Donoghue - Obituary | Print |

DONOGHUE, Hazel Marie (nee Brown)

Donoghue_HazePeacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Saturday, August 30, 2014 at the age of 81 years.

Hazel, beloved wife of the late Albert (Ab) Donoghue (1997).

Loved mother of Ron (Christine), Jeff (Christine), Rob (Donna), Jill and the late Randy (2010).

Loving grandmother of Brent, Brandon, Angie, Amy, Todd, Tasha, Hudson, Mark, Karrisa, Jay and the late Tanya. Great-grandmother of Cassidy, Lacey, Matthew, Rory, Andrew, Cooper, Cameron, Brianna, Alexis and Ethan.

Dear sister of Evelyn Glover, Millie Potter and Marilyn Broome.

Friends may pay their respects at the MORRIS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 4 Division St., Bowmanville on Wednesday, September 3rd from 2 - 4 and 7 – 9 p.m.

Funeral service in the MORRIS CHAPEL on Thursday, September 4th at 11a.m. Interment Lakeview Cemetery, Newtonville.

Donations in Hazel’s memory to the Kidney Foundation or the R. S. McLaughlin Durham Regional Cancer Centre would be gratefully appreciated.

COWLEY, Alan Leslie Cowley - Obituary | Print |

COWLEY, Alan Leslie -

Cowley_AlanPeacefully at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Friday, August 29, 2014 at the age of 80.

Beloved husband of Micheline Corriveau and the late Joan Cowley.

Loving father of Curtis (Cindy Macedo) and Vivianne Cowley.

Proud grandfather of Lawren, Darelle and Patrick. Sadly missed by his sisters and brothers. 

Al was a Master Mason of West Hill Lodge #670 A.F & A.M for 50 years, member of the Rameses Shriners, member of Clan #46 Hillbillies and the Kawartha Shrine Club. 

He was also a retired International Vice-President of IATSE and member of Local 58 and charter member of Locals 129 and 873.

Service will be held in Peterborough on Thursday, September 4th. Cremation has taken place.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children.

NOBES, Walter Prentice Nobes Obituary | Print |

NOBES, Walter Prentice -

(Past Grand Master Havelock Masonic Lodge #435 A.F. & A.M., former owner of Hubbel Hardware Ltd., later becoming Havelock Home Hardware)

At Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Friday, August 29, 2014, Walter Nobes of R.R. 1 Hastings, in his 90th year.

Husband of the late Jean Hubbel, Muriel Trenhome and Effie Grassetti.

Dear father of Walter Nobes of Norham and Peter Nobes (Bonnie) of Hastings. Grandpa will be sadly missed by Kelly (Nicole), Kirk (Steph) and little Tyson and Evan. Great-grandfather of Forrest, Oliver, Chelsea, Karlie, Emma Jane and Devon. Prececeased by his brothers and survived by his nieces and nephews.

Masonic service and funeral service in Havelock on Tuesday, September 2nd, Reverend Jamie York officiating. Interment.

If desired, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

Van Den BROEK, Wilhelmina Van Den Broek - Obituary | Print |

Van Den BROEK, Wilhelmina -     "View Family Photos & Express Condolences"

VanDenBroek_Wilhelmina(January 7, 1939 - August 29, 2014)

Peacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on August 29, 2014 at the age of 75.

Beloved wife of Ted for 39 years.  Loving mother of Wilma Lynch (Mark), Paul van de Valk (Joli), and Brian van de Valk (Colleen). Cherished Oma of Cameron, Karen, Sarah, Christopher, Katie, Owen, Kristy, Kurt, Kyle and predeceased by Adam.

Dear Sister of Henk (Rinie), Antje (Jan), Antoon (Minie), Wim (Joke, deceased), Frans (Deceased) and Ria, Harry, John (Lidy), Rinus (deceased) and Marjan, Gerard (Ria) and Rita (deceased) and Gerry.

Predeceased by her parents Christianus Antonius and Hermina (nee Butink) Bouwmeester. Lovingly remembered by her many nieces and nephews.

Wilhelmina worked and volunteered at Mother Teresa Catholic Elementary School for many years. She loved working with the little ones and they called her "grandma."

Visitation will be held at the COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL (1587 Highway #2, Courtice ON, 905-432-8484) on Tuesday, September 2nd from 2 - 4pm and 6 - 8pm.

A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Therese Roman Catholic Church (3800 Courtice Rd, Courtice 905-436-2126) on Wednesday, September 3rd at 11am.

Memorial donations to PVNCCDSB for Monsignor Leo Cleary Elementary Catholic School would be gratefully acknowledged.

On-line condolences may be placed at


JOHNSTON, William 'Bill' Henry Johnston - Obituary | Print |

JOHNSTON, William 'Bill' Henry -   "Express Condolences"

Johnston_William(September 21, 1951 - August 28, 2014)

With sad hearts, Bill's family announces his passing on August 28, 2014 at PRHC after an eight-month journey with cancer. Bill was in his 63rd year.

Incredible husband, best friend and forever soulmate of Barb (nee Ward) for 39 years. Bill will always remain in the hearts of his children, Chris (Andrea), Katie (Daniel) and Julia (Patrick).

Grandpa goes to heaven with love and special hugs from Samantha, Jessica, Abigail and baby Rachel.

Much-loved brother of Claudia & John Hollows. Predeceased by sister Sandra Millar. Wonderful brother-in-law of Mary & Alan Bird, Doug & Anne Ward, Don & Heather Ward. Uncle Bill will be fondly remembered by Scott (Sarah), Brad (Jen), Sandra (Sean), Suzie (Darcy), Jennifer & Joanna (Trevor). Predeceased by his parents Jim & Gwen Johnston.

Bill was a true gentleman with a kind soul and the ability to see the humour in life. He began his career as a banker at CIBC and co-owned Able Office Equipment in Peterborough.

After selling a successful Amway business, Bill & Barb became professional speakers and had fun speaking together on cruise ships around the world. When he wasn't cruising, Bill enjoyed living on Emerald Isle in Ennismore. Bill loved to serve his community and most recently served on the Brock Street Mission Board and Selwyn Police Services Board. He will be missed by his friends at Donwood United Church, especially by members of the choir.

Bill will always be remembered for being the "nice guy" and firmly believed that "nice guys can finish first."

As per Bill's wishes, cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held from 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 pm on Wednesday at COMSTOCK FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 356 Rubidge Street, Peterborough 705-745-4683.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm on Thursday, September 4th at Donwood United Church, , 737 Donwood Drive, Peterborough.

Memorial donations to the O.P.P. Youth Foundation or Donwood United Church (music fund) would be appreciated.

Online condolences may be made at


CARLSEN, Mark William Carlsen Obituary | Print |

CARLSEN, Mark William -

Carlsen_Mark(Infantry Platoon Commander with the Lorne Scots Regiment Canadian Forces Reserve for 7 years and worked for the past few years with Water/Wastewater Management and recently started his own business which he enjoyed immensely)

At the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 one day before his 55th birthday.

Beloved husband of Sue (nee Emery) for 15 years. Loving dad of Rakel Gray and her husband Dave and Emma Carlsen. Dear brother of John Carlsen, Kristine Wall and husband Herb, Paul Carlsen and his wife Diane, Sheilah Bothmer and her husband Wolfgang and Roger Carlsen and his wife Tina.

Cherished son of Joan and Anne and Paul Emery. Mark will be sadly missed by his nieces and nephews.

Funeral Prayers will be held in Peterborough on Saturday, September 6th.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Liver Transplantation Research Fund at the Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

FUNK, Mary (Koehn) Funk Obituary | Print |

FUNK, Mary (nee Koehn) -

Was born March 13th,1932 in Winnipeg Manitoba. She went to be with the Lord the morning of August 27th, 2014.

Mary was a devoted wife, and a loving mother and grandmother with a heart of gold. Mary will be deeply missed by her loving husband of 63 years, Albert H Funk, and by her daughter Heather M Parker, her husband Kenny and their son Nicholas.

Mary came from a family of seven sisters and one brother where they were all raised in the small town of Yarrow B.C.

Mary was a remarkable seamstress with and incredibly artistic sense for creating beautiful works of art, be it with fabric or her Decoupage pictures. Also, very talented at teaching others her craft. She too was a wonderful cook, and a friend like no other. She so often placed others needs above her own.

As Mary reflects on her life from above, she'll say, "It is Well with my Soul."

Friends will be received for a visitation on Wednesday September 3rd at Edmison Bible Chapel (939 Hilliard Street, Peterborough) at 1:30 p.m. with a Funeral Service to follow at 2:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Mary's memory may be made to the Arthritis Society, or a charity of choice.

McCOY, Rae Wayne McCoy - Obituary | Print |

McCOY, Rae Wayne -

McCoy_Rae(Owner McCoy Motors for 35 years)

At the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, August 27, 2014.

Beloved Husband of Teresa (née Turcotte). Dear Father of Gary (Kim), John (Michael), Judy (Gerry), Gene, Laurie (Bill), Darlene (Gary) and Ray J.

Cherished Grandpa to 13 and Great Grandpa of 5.

Dear brother of Ivan (Mary).  Predeceased by brother Gordon (Doreen).

Family and friends will be welcomed at Westdale United Church on Saturday, August 30th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

A funeral service will be held at 12 p.m.  Interment Norwood.

If desired, memorial donations may be made to the P.R.H.C. Dialysis Unit or the Canadian Diabetes Association.

ROSE, Sibylle Barbara Rose Obituary | Print |

ROSE, Sibylle Barbara -

Peacefully at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at the age of 86.

Sibylle, dearly beloved wife of Erwin and loving sister of Ulrich (Jackie) Von Hanke and Beatrice (Waldemar) Schaible.

No services will be held. Arrangements out of Peterborough.

If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation.

HANWELL, Sheila June (Glen) Hanwell Obituary | Print |

HANWELL, Sheila June (nee Glen) -        "Express Condolences"

Hanwell_SheilaPeacefully, at PRHC, on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 78 years of age.

Beloved Mom of Trevor Scott Hanwell and Robin Edward (Angela) Hanwell. Loving grandmother of Aaron & Elyse Hanwell. Sheila was a treasured aunt to special niece Vicki Harrison (Steve).

Predeceased by her siblings Fanita Trolope (Clifford), Yvonne Robinson, Wanda Collins (Ray), Harris Glen (Clara) and Rex Glen was an aunt to other nieces & nephews and their families.

Sheila had retired from Bell Canada after several decades of service.

Visitation will begin at 11:00 am, followed by a funeral service at 1:00 pm on Saturday, September 6th at St. John's Anglican Church, 99 Brock Street, 705-745-7624.  Interment at Rosemount Memorial Gardens.

Arrangements entrusted to   COMSTOCK FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 356 Rubidge Street, Peterborough, 705-745-4683.

Memorial donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.

Online condolences may be made at


KANE, John Richard 'Dick' Kane - Obituary | Print |

KANE, Dr. John Richard 'Dick', D.C.

(September 5, 1932 - August 26, 2014)

We are saddened to announce the passing of Dr. Kane who ended his journey on August 26, 2014 at Campbellford Memorial Hospital.

Beloved husband and best friend of Bev for the past 44 years. Dick (Dad) will be missed by daughters Michelle Mellor-Jaggers (Dennis) in Rochford, UK. and Erin Kane in Belleville, as well as being Grumps to grandsons Andrew Russell and Cameron Russell, and also leaves behind nieces and nephews.

Dr. Kane attended St. Andrew’s College in Aurora. He graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in May of 1955.  Dr. Kane was a member and on the executive of the North York Arts Council in the ‘70’s and also loved photography and did it on a semi-professional basis. He pursued his love of photography and joined the Trenton Photography Club and the Photo-Nat Photography Club.

In his later years, Dr. Kane reconnected with stamp collecting. He continued practicing Chiropractic well into his senior years giving him considerable satisfaction, as he enjoyed helping people, healing people and making people feel better.

At Dr. Kane's request there will be no funeral service. Private memorial service has already been held by the family followed by cremation.

If desired, donations to the charity of your choice wold be appreciated.

ROBERTSON, Marjorie (Leask) Robertson Obituary | Print |

ROBERTSON, Marjorie (nee Leask) -        "Express Condolences"

Robertson_MarjorieAt Extendicare Lakefield, on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 in her 99th year.

Beloved wife of the late Gordon Franklin Robertson.

Loving mother of Judy Henderson (late Doug) and Fran Morton (David) all of Peterborough. Proud grandmother of Douglas (Maria), Todd (Rebecca), Katy and Andrea (Cory). Great grandmother of Tavis, Jonah, Austin and Jordan.

Predeceased by her siblings Mabel, Grace, Victor and Irene.

Arrangements out of Peterborough. A Celebration of Life will be held at Northminster United Church, 300 Sunset Blvd, on Wednesday, September 10th at 1:00 p.m., with visitation taking place one hour prior.

Following the reception at the church, interment will take place at McNeil Cemetery, Wick, Ontario.

In Memory of Marjorie, donations to The Northminster United Church Memorial Fund or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by her family.

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


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