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HAYES, Allan Francis Gerard 'Frank' Hayes Obituary | Print |

HAYES, Allan Francis Gerard 'Frank' -     "Express Condolences"

After a courageous battle with cancer, at PRHC, on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 in his 88th year.

Beloved husband of Marjorie (nee Fowley). Loving father of Shirley Young (Doug), Marie Lloyd (Paul), Deborah Lay (Ron), Allan Hayes (Angie), Susan Watts (Mark) and Barbara Loucks (Bill).

Proud grandfather of Matthew Young (Marcy), Andrew Lloyd (Monika), Paula Owler, Kaitlan Lay, Cheryl Lay, Jennifer Hayes (Patrick), Mitchell Hayes, Douglas Loucks, Hailey Farrell, Ryan Watts, and Justin Watts; and great-grandfather of Emma, Mason, Liam, Logan, Emmet, and Eleanor.

Dear brother of Clair Hayes (Mary), Margaret O'Grady (John), Helen Harnett (late Ralph). Predeceased by his siblings Noreen Powers, Rev. Father Jerry Hayes CSSR, Bill Hayes, Leonard Hayes, Charlie Hayes and David Hayes. Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

The family extends its deep appreciation to the staff at PRHC Palliative Care Unit and the homecare professionals for their kindness and care.

The family will receive friends at   COMSTOCK FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 356 Rubidge Street, Peterborough on Thursday, May 15th from 2 - 4 p.m. & 7 - 9 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be held at St. Anne's Church, 859 Barnardo Avenue on Friday, May 16th at 10:30 a.m.

In memory of Frank, donations can be made to the Princess Margaret Foundation or the PRHC Palliative Care Unit.

Online condolences may be made at


HUMPHRIES, Hazel Mary Susan (Buchanan) Humphries - Obituary | Print |

HUMPHRIES, Hazel Mary Susan (nee Buchanan) –

Humphries_HazelAt St. Joseph’s at Fleming in Peterborough, on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, Hazel Humphries (nee Buchanan), formerly of Omemee and Norwood, in her 97th year.

Wife of the late Hamilton (Hammie) Humphries.

Dear mother of Ronald (Joy) and Betty Grahame (Donald), both of Peterborough, and the late Harold (Jo).  Mother-in-law of the late Maureen Humphries.

Lovingly remembered by 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Dear sister of Velma Smith and the late Russell Buchanan (Janie), Garfield Buchanan (Ilene) and Reta Buchanan.

Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Service will take place in Havelock on Wednesday, May 21st. Reverend John Kristenson officiating.

If desired, donations may be made to The Alzheimer Society.

JOHNSON, Marlene Charlotte (Brinkman) Johnson Obituary | Print |

JOHNSON, Marlene Charlotte (nee Brinkman) -    "Express Condolences"

It is with unimaginable sorrow that we announce the passing of Marlene Charlotte Johnson at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on May 13, 2014.

Beloved wife of Ellwood. Dearest mother of Lisa (Jeremy) and Timothy. Much-adored grams of Brooke and Hunter Lethangue. Cherished sister of Earl and Linda.

Marlene had an unshakable faith and prayed daily for her family as well as those in need around the world. Her home and family were her life-she was our rock, our light and our inspiration. Her love, like our present grief, was endless.

Her legacy will be lived out through those she touched, not only her family but everyone who was touched by her kindness. We will miss forever her bright smile, wonderful sense of humour, and the amazing warmth of her embrace.

We know she is with our Saviour, watching over us, and we look forward to being reunited with her again someday. We love you, Mom and Marlene.

Friends are invited to the Ferndale Bible Chapel, 25 Ferndale Avenue on Friday, May 16th from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. for visitation.

Funeral Service will take place on Saturday, May 17th at 11:00 a.m. at Ferndale Bible Chapel.

Arrangements entrusted to  KAYE FUNERAL HOME AND MEMORIAL CHAPEL, Peterborough.  If desired, donations to World Vision would be appreciated.

Online condolences may be made at


KORPI, Robert John 'Bob' Korpi Obituary | Print |

KORPI, Robert John 'Bob' –

(Retired owner of Korpi’s Auto Centre, Peterborough. Previously District Manager of Firestone for all Canada)

Peacefully, with his family at his side, at Peterborough Regional Health Centre, on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 in his 77th year.

Bob, beloved husband of Claire (nee Henri) for 54 years. Predeceased by his parents, Emil Korpi and Aura (Holms). Loving father of Joanne Korpi (Brock Norris) of Indian River, Wendy Krajc (Dave) of Buckhorn and Robert Korpi (Jeanne) of Peterborough. Dear Grandpa of Kayla Hill, Chantal, Roy and Phillip Norris, Natasha and Jeremy Krajc, Vanessa (Drew Cook), Tyler and Cameron Korpi.

Brother of Roy Korpi (Diane), Sylvia Kainola (Martin), Susan Anderson (Brad) and the late Shirley Wilson. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.

Bob will be remembered by many other relatives, his best friend Fred Burns (Marj) and many other friends in Sudbury, Peterborough and Lake St. Peter.

Following Bob’s wishes, a private family service will be held in Lake St. Peter later this summer.

If desired, donations may be made to Peterborough Regional Health Centre or the Canadian Cancer Society.

LANE, Norman James Lane Obituary | Print |

LANE, Norman James -         "Express Condolences"

Born October 12, 1950, Peterborough, Ontario, Norman passed away May 11th, 2014 peacefully with his family by his side after a battle with cancer, he was in his 64th year.

Dear brother to Peter (Betty), Ted (Marlene) of Peterborough, Susie Killen (Eldon) of Kitchener, Danny (Bev), Rodger, Duke, David (Isabel), Jane (Steve) all of Peterborough. Predeceased by his parents Stanley lane, Leona Reeds and brother Donny. Storman Norman will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.

Norman loved his fine feathered friend, a cockatiel named Willy, playing his guitar, singing karaoke Country music and his bingo.

A Private Service will be held at a later date.

Donations can be made at the Cancer Society in Norman's name.

Many thank to the Doctors and Nurses at the PRHC and the Home Care Nursing staff.


DAVIS-ROSEBUSH, Marlene Davis Rosebush Obituary | Print |


Davis-Rosebush_MarleneIt is with great sadness that the family announces her passing on Monday, May 12, 2014 at the PRHC in her 68th year.

Beloved wife of the late David Davis and Gerald Rosebush.

Loving mother of David Davis, Timothy Davis (Tracey), Chuck Davis (Patti-Lynn), Tabitha-Lee Walsh (Patrick) and Benjie Davis (Jackie). Nana will be sadly missed by her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Cherished sister and sister-in-law of many. Aunt Marlene will be fondly remembered by her many, many nieces, nephews and their extended families.

Funeral service will be held in Peterborough on Friday, May 16th. Interment.

In memory of Marlene, donations to the Hospital For Sick Kids would be appreciated.

RICHARDSON, Robert 'Gary' Richardson Obituary | Print |

RICHARDSON, Robert 'Gary' -

Passed away peacefully at PRHC, on Monday, May 12, 2014 at the age of 72.

Beloved husband of the late Bernice.

Cherished father of Jeff and his wife Joanne Richardson, and Julie and her husband Dale Bedore. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Tyler, Samantha, Christopher, and Katelynn.

Dear brother of Diane (Jim Dennie), and Greg (Heather).

Private family arrangements have been made out of Peterborough.

If desired donations to the Kawartha Shrine Club would be appreciated.

STEMLER, Kathleen Ida (Quirt) Stemler Obituary | Print |

STEMLER, Kathleen Ida (nee Quirt)  -

Peacefully at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Monday, May 12, 2014 in her 89th year.

Beloved wife of James.  Loving mother of Linda McQuaid.

Cherished grandmother of Erin and Patrick and great grandmother of 4.

Funeral service will be held in Peterborough on Thursday, May 15th.  Interment to follow.

In memory of Kathleen donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

McKINNON, Lydia Mary McKinnon Obituary | Print |

McKINNON, Lydia Mary -

(1930 - 2014)

Passed away on Sunday, May 11th, 2014 in Millbrook.

Private family arrangements are being made out of Peterborough.

KELLY, May Irene (Tallman) Kelly Obituary | Print |

KELLY, May Irene Eunice (Tallman) -

Kelly_MayIn her 84th year, peacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Saturday, May 10, 2014.


May, beloved wife of the late Douglas Kelly (Buster).

Wonderful and amazing mother to Carl (Judy), Darlene (predeceased), Austin, Patricia, (John), Marilyn (Delbert), Geraldine, (Tim), Sandra (predeceased), Tommy (predeceased), Gail (Warren), Cheryl (James), Jacqueline (Bruce), Gary (predeceased), and Ellen May (John).

Grandmother to 23 grandchildren , 19 great-grandchildren, and one great great grandchild.


Funeral service in Peterborough on Friday, May 16th.  Interment.

KEON, Lolita 'Lola' Keon Obituary | Print |

KEON, Lolita 'Lola' -

Of 213 Braidwood Avenue, passed away May 10, 2014.

She was predeceased by her beloved husband Clayton (May 24, 1994).

Survived by children Mary and Bud Barlow, Lorne and Sandra Keon, Jim and Arlene Keon, Dan Keon, Peter Keon and Margo Rowan, Theresa and David Beresford and Donna Keon.

Also survived by grandchildren Adam Barlow and daughter Olivia, Timothy Barlow and Jody Reid, Christine and Brian Wentzel and son Brayden; Jennifer and Kent Leung and daughter Charlotte, Chris and Jenna Keon, Alex Keon; Jordan and Caitlin Keon and sons Fionn and Maddox, Michael Keon and Jessica Stevens, Kathleen Keon; Meaghan, Emily and Samantha Keon; Margaret and Greg Aitken and children Ella Jane, James, Beatrix and Katherine; Sally, Anna, Patrick, Elizabeth, Hugh and Philippa Beresford.

Predeceased by parents Alfred and Rose Archambault; sisters Viola, Anna B. (Sister Teresia of the Sisters of the Holy Cross), Noella and Geraldine, and by brothers Cletus and Elwood.

Arrangements out of Peterborough. Funeral Mass in St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church on Wednesday, May 14th at 10 a.m.  Interment.

Donations to the Peterborough Regional Health Centre Foundation or charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

REXE, Michael Charles Rexe Obituary | Print |

REXE, Michael Charles  -

Peacefully at PRHC on Saturday, May 10th, 2014 in his 65th year.

Beloved father of Jeff (Tanya) and Laura (Matt). Dear Papa of Ellie, Noelle and Poppy.

In 2010 Mike lost his oldest brother Paul and very recently in late 2013 his brother Steve. He is survived by his youngest brother Jeff (Janet) and his sister-in-law Maureen.

The son of now deceased John and Ruth Rexe, Mike was born and raised in Peterborough and remained part of this community throughout his entire life. He was a tremendous athlete and lover of all sports.

Friends and family are invited to celebrate his life on Sunday, May 18th from 1 - 4pm at The Peterborough Navy Club.

As per his wishes, cremation and a private family interment have already taken place.

BAKER, Gary Stuart Baker Obituary | Print |

BAKER, Gary Stuart -

Baker_GaryAge 64 - Suddenly on May 9, 2014, at PRHC.

Gary was the beloved husband and best friend of Jo-Anne (Lackie), and devoted dad of Shane and Hilary Baker, and Caley and Chris Clements. Proudest poppy of Violet Baker and eagerly awaiting the birth of his new grandson, baby Clements.

Much loved brother of Terry Baker, Linda Cole (Dave Shepperdson), and Maureen Brugel, and wonderful brother-in-law to Susan and Ron Whiteman, and Lynn and Paul McIlwain.

Loving uncle to Doug (Lisa) Baker, Chris (Darcy) Baker, Adam Baker, Leigh-Anne Cole Kellock, Laurie (Jeff) Tsuyuki, Amanda (Marcel) Lewis, Erica Brugel, Deanna Whiteman, Holly (Ryan) Young, Nick (Sinead) McIlwain, and Dustin McIlwain, as well as his many great-nieces and nephews.

Gary was a sports enthusiast and a diehard Leafs fan, a creative and talented woodworker, and lover of the outdoors. But most of all, he was a fun-loving, genuine, and generous friend with a huge heart, whose enthusiasm and kindness were felt by everyone he met.

Memorial service will be held in Peterborough on Tuesday. Interment.

HENHAWK, Ginger Sueann 'Ginge' Henhawk Obituary | Print |

HENHAWK, Ginger Sueann 'Ginge' –

Peacefully passed away at home in Peterborough on Friday, May 9, 2014 at 49 years of age.

Ginger was the loving mother of Billy Jack and Donna Marie. Loving grandma of Jreyke.

Dear daughter of Donna and the late Roy Henhawk. Sister of Susie Henhawk, Pebbles Henhawk, Chester Henhawk (wife Linda) and Wayne Van Evry (wife Lou). Niece of Jim Stansbury and Fred Stansbury (wife Brenda).

Ginger will be remembered by many other relatives and friends in Peterborough, Six Nations and Niagara Falls.

Arrangements out of Peterborough.

If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Lupus Foundation of Ontario, or a charity of your choice.

BLISHEN, Ruth Edith (Popkin) Blishen Obituary | Print |

BLISHEN, Ruth Edith (nee Popkin) -

Blishen_Ruth(February 4, 1922 - May 8, 2014)

Ruth Blishen, loving and much loved wife of Bernard Blishen for 67 years, died peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday, May 8, 2014.

Ruth was an exceptional mother to Jennifer Blishen (Tom Barber), Joan MacMillan (Hugh MacMillan), Susan Blishen (John Speyer) and Peter Blishen (Lisa Burke). She was "Nana" to 7 loving grandchildren: Nicholas Barber, Christopher Barber (Mary Stewart),Niamh Riordan, Michael Riordan, Caitlyn Blishen, Kieran Blishen, Don MacMillan and one much adored great-grandson Moxley Barber.

Ruth was a dear sister and friend to Elaine Hagarty (Popkin) of London, Ontario and Auntie Ruthie to Elaine's 6 children.

Ruth was born in Brandon, Manitoba and raised in London, Ontario. She excelled at school and completed her Honours B.A. from the University of Western Ontario. During the war, Ruth was a WREN with the Royal Canadian Navy. It was during this time that she met Bernard.

Ruth and Bernard were married in 1947 and moved to Montreal where Ruth completed her Masters Degree in Social Work at McGill University. Her first career was as an Adoption Worker at the Children's Aid Society in Montreal.

Ruth and Bernard began their family while residing in Ottawa, New York City and Vancouver, finally settling in Peterborough, Ontario in 1964. Ruth spent many years as the Chair of the Social Services Department at Sir Sanford Fleming College.

Upon retiring, Ruth donated her time and energy to the volunteer sector. She was involved with such organizations as the Peterborough Hospice and the United Way. Her efforts were recognized when she received the Queen's Jubilee medal. After retirement, Ruth and Bernard had many happy times travelling the globe with family and friends.

For Ruth, family was everything. She enjoyed nothing more than summers at the cottage surrounded by those she loved. Poetry and Music were her constant companions. Most mornings (and evenings) Ruth could be heard singing along with the likes of Frank Sinatra, Jane Morgan and Barbra Streisand (with the occasional bit of Peter, Paul and Mary thrown in).

Despite her numerous health challenges over the past few years, Ruth always made the effort to keep in touch with her friends and to warmly greet all those she met with her beautiful smile. Ruth was a caring, kind and brave woman. She will be greatly missed by those whose lives she touched.

Memorial donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Research Society or the University of Western Ontario.

Arrangements out of Ottawa, where a Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, May 15th.

BOOTH, Frank William Booth Obituary | Print |

BOOTH, Frank William -

At his residence in Peterborough on Thursday, May 8, 2014 at the age of 57.

Frank, beloved husband of Joan. Loving father of Frank and Kevin.

Much loved brother of Vicki and her husband Doug, and five other sisters. Predeceased by two brothers.

A Private Graveside Service will be held in Highland Park Cemetery, Peterborough.

FIFE, Walter John Francis Fife Obituary | Print |

FIFE, Walter John Francis –       "Express Condolences"

Peacefully at Peterborough Manor on May 8, 2014 in his 86th year.

Beloved husband of Shirley Clysdale. Dear father of Richard (Lorna), Susan , Roger(Marilyn), Gordon (Elizabeth), Mary (Peter Evans), Nancy (Graham Bollinger), Deanna (Patrick Inglis), Dianne (John Aylyng) and Dale (Catherine).

He is survived by and will be lovingly remembered by 19 grandchildren.

Brother of the late Maxwell Fife, Muriel Fife and Leslie Fife. He will be missed by many nieces, nephews and friends.

A private funeral has taken place. Interment Fife's Cemetery. Arrangements by   COMSTOCK FUNERAL HOME .

Online condolences may be made at


JOLLEY, D. Ian Jolley Obituary | Print |

JOLLEY, D. Ian -

Jolley_Ian(Retired Teacher, Trillium Lakeland District School Board)

Peacefully at PRHC surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, May 8, 2014 at the age of 60.

Ian, beloved husband of Hilda. Loving and devoted father of Chris and Beth, both of Peterborough.

Dear brother of Ron, and brother-in-law of Nancy Dyck and her husband Irvine, and Kevin Ripley and his wife Roberta. Lovingly remembered by his many nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Ian’s Life will be held in Peterborough on Monday, May 12th. In keeping with Ian’s wishes, casual and informal attire would be appreciated the service.

In memory of Ian, donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of PRHC or the Peterborough Public Library.

MANTON, Michael Leslie Manton Obituary | Print |

MANTON, Michael Leslie -        "Express Condolences"

Manton_Michael(Employee of Upper Canada Fuels)

Suddenly on May 8, 2014 in Peterborough in his 54th year.

Beloved husband and best friend of Linda (nee Gillespie). Devoted Dad of Michael Jr. and Melissa.

Cherished son of Diane and Thurlow Cross and the late Morris Manton and son-in-law of Lloyd and Betty Gillespie.

Loved brother to Gordon, Barb McCall(Scott), Bonnie Sleep (late Greg), Patty Manton (late Tim) and Joanne Chesterton (Vince). Dear Brother-in-law to Lloyd and Diana, Ray and Tammy, Eddie and Natalie, Betty and John.  Michael will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, extended family, close friends and co-workers.

Micheal enjoyed fishing, hunting and riding his motorcycle.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 13th from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. and again on Wednesday, May 14th from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., with a Funeral service to follow immediately at 11:00 a.m. at the   COMSTOCK FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 356 Rubidge Street, Peterborough (705) 745-4683.

Memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the Manton family.

Online condolences may be made at


McKNIGHT, Jean (Cymbaluk) McKnight Obituary | Print |

McKNIGHT, Eugenia 'Jean' (nee Cymbaluk) -

(Retired owner of McKnight’s Flowershop)

Passed peacefully on Thursday, May 8, 2014 at Extendicare Peterborough at the age of 91.

Beloved wife of the late Harry McKnight.

Loving mother of Sam McKnight (Heather Hassall) and Bill McKnight (Barb). Cherished Baba of Richard, Robert, Sydney and MacKenzie.

Dear sister of Ella Martin, Marge Serwa (Ed), Mike Cymbaluk (Pat), Betty Laychuk and Aunt to many beloved nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her sisters, Mary, Stella Gordon and Frances Pazuik.

A Funeral Service to celebrate Jean’s life will be held in Peterborough on Wednesday, May 14th. Cremation to follow.

In memory of Jean, donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

PROUT, Alfred T. 'Alf' Prout Obituary | Print |

PROUT, Alfred T. 'Alf' -      "Express Condolences"

(WWII Veteran, Employee of G.E. Canada for 44 years)

At Rubidge Retirement Residence on Thursday, May 8, 2014 in his 95th year.

Beloved husband of the late Gladys (nee Green - 1992) and the late Mabel (nee Eason - 2012).

Dear father of Susan and her husband Reg Adams and their children Peter and Judy. Stepfather to Gord (Ellaner), Patti (Julien Vienneau), Nancy Wilson, Ron (Susan) and Cathi (Andre) Kolkowski and their families.

Brother of Katherine McLeod and Jim Clement (Joyce). Alf was an uncle to several nieces and nephews and their families.

Alf was predeceased by his parents Alfred and Edith and step-father David Clement.

He was a member of Peterborough Legion Br. #52 after having served overseas, an avid golfer and bowler.

Visitation will begin at 12:00 pm followed by a funeral service at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, May 14th at Northminster United Church, 300 Sunset Blvd., Peterborough - 705-748-4881.

Memorial donations to PRHC Foundation would be appreciated by Alf's family.

Arrangements entrusted to   COMSTOCK FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 356 Rubidge Street, 705-745-4683. Online condolences may be made at


SHAPIRO, Margaret Eleanor 'Penny' (Bigelow) Shapiro Obituary | Print |

SHAPIRO, Margaret Eleanor 'Penny' (nee Bigelow) -

(October, 28, 1921 - May 8, 2014) It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Eleanor (Penny to friends) in her 93rd year.

She fought with great courage and determination to regain speech and mobility after a massive debilitating stroke 8 years previously, and suffered multiple smaller strokes in her last 2 years. She was able to remain in her apartment until the end, with family at her bedside.

She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 49 years, John Shapiro, and by her parents Harold and Margaret Bigelow. She leaves her loving daughters Janet and Judy, brother Bob (Jessie), sister Kay, nieces and nephews Tom, Bill, Ron, Michael (Dianna), Victoria (Tom) and Robert (Angie) and extended family Mark, Natalie and Curtis.

Eleanor attended public and high school in Millbrook, Ontario followed by normal school in Peterborough. She will be remembered as a dedicated primary school teacher with both the Toronto and Scarborough Boards of Education, and later in her career, a guidance counsellor with the Scarborough Board.

An avid duplicate bridge player and square dancer, and a lifelong fan of the Blue Jays baseball team, in later years she embraced the passion of ballroom dancing, competing and travelling with good friends.

Penny's family would like to thank the invaluable occupational and physical therapy given by the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and NeuroLogic Physiotherapy (Nicole-Ottawa), the excellent nursing care provided by staff at the Thorncliffe Place Senior's Residence, Colonel By Retirement Residence (Ottawa), and the moral support and social outings offered by the Stroke Survivors Association of Ottawa.

A memorial reception will be held in Toronto on Saturday, June 21st.


WRIGHT, Catherine Elizabeth Anne Wright - Obituary | Print |

WRIGHT, Catherine Elizabeth Anne -

Wright_CatherineEntered into rest peacefully at the Victoria Manor Lindsay, on Thursday, May 8, 2014 in her 77th year. 

Catherine Dunn was the beloved wife of Paul Wright for 55 years.

Daughter of the late Earl and Marie Dunn. Loving mother of Doug and his wife Debbie Wright, Sandy Corbasson and Greg and his wife Elisa.  Cherished grandmother of Peter, Victoria, Catherine, Josh, Lauren and Sam.

Dear sister of Edgar and his wife Marg Dunn, and sister in law Robin (Mrs. Cyril Cockerill). Catherine will be remembered by her many nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call at the MACKEY FUNERAL HOME, Peel Street Lindsay, on Friday from 3 - 5 pm and 7 - 9 pm, and from 12:30 p.m. until time of the Funeral Service in the chapel on Saturday, May 10th at 2:00 p.m. 

Interment to follow at Eden Cemetery, Cambray.

If desired, memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society Kawartha Lakes would be appreciated and may be made through the funeral home or online at


BURROWS, Lillian Selena (Bailey) Burrows Obituary | Print |

BURROWS, Lillian Selena (nee Bailey) -     "Express Condolences"

Peacefully at Lakefield Extendicare on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 in her 97th year.

Beloved wife of the late William Frederick Burrows (1998) for 58 years.

Mother of Bill and his wife Lorna and Bob and his wife Hazel. Grandmother of seven and great-grandmother of two.

Lillian was predeceased by her parents Frederick and Isabella Bailey and her siblings Ada Duffy, Nancy, Frank, Bill, Fred, Reg and George.

In keeping with Lillian's wishes, private family arrangements have taken place followed by cremation. Arrangements entrusted to   COMSTOCK FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 356 Rubidge Street, Peterborough, Ontario (705) 745-4683.

Online condolences may be made at


DRUMMOND, Marie Gertrude Drummond - Obituary | Print |

DRUMMOND, Marie Gertrude -   "View Family Photos & Express Condolences"

Drummond_MarieMarch 28, 1925 - May 6, 2014

In her 89th year, passed away peacefully in her sleep early in the morning on May 6, 2014.

She is survived by her children Mabel, Beth, Ray, Andrew, Ann and sons-in-law and daughters-in-law, predeceased by her husband Andrew and son William. She is survived by 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

 Our mother will be missed by many more family and friends too numerous to mention, whose infectious smile, laughter and generosity will be remembered by all.

Visitation will be on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at GIFFEN-MACK DANFORTH FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE at 2570 Danforth Avenue from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Service will be at GIFFEN-MACK DANFORTH FUNERAL HOME on Monday, May 12, 2014 at 12:30 p.m.

She will be laid to rest following the service at St. John's Norway Cemetery, 256 Kingston Road, Toronto.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Alzheimer Society of Canada.



KWONGSEE, Ramon Claude 'Ray' Kwongsee Obituary | Print |

KWONGSEE, Ramon Claude 'Ray' -

Kwongsee_Ray(Member of the Knights of Columbus Council #798 and Bishop Marrocco 4th Degree Assembly #882)

With his family by his side on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre in his 78th year.

Beloved husband of Edna (nee Chan). Loving father of Craig Kwongsee and Sheree Kwongsee and her husband Mark Swanson.  Cherished grandfather of Benjamin.

Dear brother of the late Dennis (Mary), Clive (Ria) and Beverley Bates (Barry).

Funeral Mass will be held at the Cathedral of St. Peter-in-Chains, 411 Reid Street, Peterborough on Friday, May 9th at 10:30 a.m.  Father Luis Lapinid officiating.

In memory of Ray, donations to the Cathedral of St. Peter-in-Chains (for Communion Bread) would be appreciated by the family.

LEAMING, Elizabeth Ann 'Betty' Leaming Obituary | Print |

LEAMING, Elizabeth Ann 'Betty' -

Passed away at the Quinte Health Centre, Bancroft on Tuesday May 6, 2014. Elizabeth (Dunkerly) of Apsley in her 94th year.

Wife of the late Reverend Lewis Leaming Jr. (1991).

Beloved mother of Betty Shee (Bill) of Apsley and Robert Leaming (Nancy) of Pottstown, Pennsylvania. Nana will always be loved and remembered by Jerry, Jeff, Jamie (Amy), Michael (Jennifer) and by her great grandchildren Hannah, Hunter, Austin, Gabrielle, Evan, Landon, Abigail, Levi and Alyssa.

Arrangements out of Lakefield. A memorial service will be held at St. George’s Anglican Church, Apsley on Friday, May 9th at 1:00 PM. A reception will follow in the Church Hall.

As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to St. George’s Anglican Church, Apsley.

MOWAT, Farley McGill Mowat - Obituary | Print |

MOWAT, Farley McGill -

Mowat_FarleyBorn in Belleville, Ontario on May 12th, 1921.  Died on May 6th, 2014 at The Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg, Ontario.

Beloved husband and best friend of Claire (nee Wheeler) for 48 years.

Cherished father of Sandy and his wife Kim of Palgrave, Ontario, and David and his family of Calgary, Alberta.  Loving grandfather of Justin Mowat of Palgrave and Courtney and Mellissa Mowat of Calgary.

Brother of Rosemary Mowat of Barrie, and John and his wife Dianne of Cobourg. Special uncle to Brian, Jeff, and Matthew Mowat.

Predeceased by his parents Angus and Helen Mowat and by his first wife Frances Thornhill.

Farley Mowat was a member of the Order of Canada and the recipient of nine Honorary Doctorates. He was the author of 42 novels from a writing career that spanned 63 years. His books are read around the world and have been translated into 26 languages.

He will be greatly missed by his family and by many friends in many places.

A private family funeral will be held at St. Mark's Anglican Church, Port Hope on Tuesday, May 13th.

Donations in Farley’s memory may be made to any charity dedicated to helping animals or saving our environment.

MUIR, Joseph 'Giles' Muir - Obituary | Print |

MUIR, Joseph 'Giles' -

(September 20, 1938 - May 6, 2014) - Peacefully at Toronto East General Hospital surrounded by family.

Predeceased by his parents Joseph and Jessie and sister Betty, survived by sisters Patsy and Grace.

Beloved father of Michael and Robert and grandfather of Nathan, Brian, Nicholas and Alexander.

A funeral service will take place in Scarborough on Saturday, May 17th.

Giles enjoyed a long career in the Royal Canadian Air Force and the computer hardware field in Canada and abroad.  He actively serviced the Riverdale community through volunteering and leadership in political organizations.

Family will remember him through his post-retirement written works and with fond memories of summers on Chandos Lake.

Memorial Donations to the Canadian Lung Association would be appreciated.


WATSON, A. Keith Watson Obituary | Print |

WATSON, A. Keith -

Passed away peacefully at Extendicare-Lakefield with family by his side on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Keith Watson of Apsley in his 88th year.

Beloved husband and partner for 62 years of Marie (nee Tucker). Loving father of Kathy Northey (Garry), Craig Watson (Sherry) and Lisa Donovan (Paul). Special grandpa of Darryl, Bryan, Blake, Shannon, Laura, Meghan and 2 great grandsons Brandon & Connor.

Survived by his brother Gerald and sister Sharon. Predeceased by his parents Richmond Watson & Ella Reynolds.

Friends and relatives are invited to attend a Memorial Service for Keith to be held at Trinity United Church, Apsley on Saturday, May 10th at 2:00 p.m. Following the service there will be a period of visitation with the family.

At Keith's request, he has donated his body to the University of Toronto Anatomy Department.

Memorial donations may be made to the Trinity United Church Memorial Fund or Extendicare Lakefield Activities Fund as expressions of sympathy.

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