At the P.R.H.C. on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at the age of 85.
Jim, dearly beloved husband of the late Joan, and loving partner of Doris Hall. Loving father of Brian (Joanne), Brenda (Dennis) Balzer, Bradley Smith (Gennie Earon), Dr. Barb Smith (Geoff Mundell), and Bev (Gord) Evans.
Beloved Grandpa of Michelle (Don) Sturley, Jeffrey Smith, Christopher Godwin, Ryan Smith, Kailey Godwin, and Erin Smtih. Great-grandfather of Tyler and Dylan Sturley. Dear brother of the late Muriel MacPhail.
Arrangements out of Peterborough.
If desired, donations in Jim’s memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Passed away peacefully at the P.R.H.C. on Monday, February 11, 2013. Barb Moore of Warsaw in her 86th year.
Loved and missed by her husband of 67 years, Ralph Moore. Also missed by her children Garry (Dorothy) of Warsaw and Cathy Jolliffe of Ingersoll. Grandma is remembered by 7 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.
Survived by her sister Keitha Cooper of Peterborough.
Predeceased by her daughter Margaret Grace, brothers Stanley, Ralph, Leslie, John, Max, Vernan and Doug and sister Laura.
Cremation has taken place. Arrangements out of Lakefield. A private family interment will be held in the spring of 2013 at St. Mark’s Cemetery, Warsaw.
Memorial donations may be made to the Huntington Society or the Heart & Stroke Foundation as expressions of sympathy.
Passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 10th, 2013 surrounded by family at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre in his 83rd year.
Beloved husband of Hazel (nee Dunford). Cherished father of Brenda (Doug) Kirkcaldy, Ted (Rebecca), Gene (Lynn) and Jody (Denise). Grandpa will be sadly missed by Dana Kirkcaldy, Lauren (Darryl) Donoghue, Shane Mills, Cody (Soling), Brieanne, Michael, Nolan (Jamie), Aydan and Keelan. Great-Grandpa of Avery and Willow King, Chloe and Ben Donoghue.
Survived by his siblings Marie (Don) Wasson and Mike (June) Drumm. George will be remembered by his many nieces and nephews and their families.
A Memorial Service will be held in Peterborough on Friday, February 15th. Interment.
Donations made to the Diabetes Association would be greatly appreciated by the family.
Surrounded by her husband and family at Campbellford Memorial Hospital on February 9, 2013, at the age of 55, quickly taken from her loved ones by cancer.
Daughter of Rita and the late John Keigher. Loving wife of Michael D. Cowan. Former wife of Robert Clarke. Devoted mother of Melanie Clarke, Jonathan Clarke and David Clarke. Dedicated step-mother to Trevor Davis, Oliver Cowan and Jonathan Cowan.
Dear sister and friend to Ann Jackson and brother-in-law David Jackson, sisters Eileen and Moira, brothers Gerrard, Michael, James, Eugene and Cornelius.
Sheila will be missed by all who knew her well and especially her support team Karyn, Dave, Anne Marie, Liz, Chrystella and Louise.
A Funeral service will be held at St Anne's Catholic Church, 859 Banardo Ave, Peterborough on Tuesday February 12th at 10:30 am. Father Bill Maloney officiating.
At the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Saturday, February 9, 2013 in her 90th year.
Beloved wife of the late George Blackburn Hickey (January 1, 2003). Loving mother of Terry and his wife Julie, Mark and his wife Kathleen, Shawn and his wife Pam and Alan and his wife Mary.
Granny Pearl will be sadly missed by her grandsons Alexander, Adam, Jordan, Luke, Sam, Christopher, Andrew, Paul, David, Mathew and her only granddaughter Meghan. Predeceased by all of her brothers and sisters.
In accordance with Pearl’s wishes a private family service will be held in Peterborough. Interment.
In memory of Pearl, donations may be made to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.
(Member of the Golden Tones and the Peterborough Lioness Club)
Peacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Centre surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, February 9, 2013 in her 80th year.
Winifred, beloved wife of the late William Lindley. Loving and devoted mother of Elaine Glover and her husband David, Julie Matthews and her husband Ian, of Peterborough, Barbara Rosborough and her husband Jim of Lakefield, and Pamela Daw and her husband Michel of Gatineau.
Cherished Grandmother of fourteen grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Doreen Matthews, Vera Stevens of England, and predeceased by her sister Edna Cowle. Sister-in-law of Arthur Cowle. Fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews. Lifelong friend of the Bowers and Hignett families.
Special thanks to Pro home nursing staff, especially Shannon, caregivers from Red Cross, Palliative Unit, and Dr. J. Gillis-Doyle.
Friends are invited to a Service of Remembrance at the KAYE FUNERAL HOME AND MEMORIAL CHAPEL 539 George Street N., Peterborough on Wednesday, February 13th at 2:00 p.m. Reverend Greg Wilson officiating.
In memory of Winifred, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
Peacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Saturday, February 9, 2013, surrounded by his adoring family in his 81st year.
Beloved husband of the late Shirley Maye Oakley (December 9, 2011). Loving father of Linda (Paul Carey) of Peterborough, Kathy (Barry Willis) of Lindsay, Susan (Paul McFarlane) of Peterborough, Theresa (Mike Ayotte) of Guelph, Frank (Mary) of Norwood, and Chris (Lori) of Ajax; Brian Arthur predeceased June 23, 1968.
Dear grandfather of Katie (Joe Hawley) and Ryan, Kara, Jenna (Chris) and Ashley, Christopher and Matthew (Tara), Adam (Marci) and Brian (Tanya), and Jordan and Nicole, Ashley (Tommy). Dear great grandfather of Tyson and Alyssa; Harper; Robbie; Isla and Juno- Mae.
Dear brother of Alma McDougall (late Wellington), Robert and wife Val of Campbellford, Don and wife Jean of Peterborough, and Thomas and wife Susan of RR # 8, Peterborough. Predeceased by his parents Frank Livings and Irene Corbin.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Memorial Mass in Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Otonabee on Tuesday, February 12th at 11 a.m. Interment at a later date. Everyone welcome at the reception following the Mass at Assumption Parish Hall.
Donations to Our Lady of Assumption Church, Canadian Diabetes Association or Hospital for Sick Kids Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
Suddenly at his home in Cavan on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at the age of 58.
Beloved husband of Dorothy for 33 years.
Dearly loved father of Kyle and Whitney.
Sadly missed by his sister Joan DeSalvo and brother Dave Sharpe (Marg). Ron will be deeply missed by his nieces, nephews, family and many friends.
A celebration of life service will take place in the Millbrook Christian Assembly (71 King Street West) on Tuesday, February 12, at 2:30pm. Family will receive friends from one hour prior to the service. A reception will follow in the Millbrook Legion.
At Ron’s request, donations may be made to the Children’s Wish Foundation.
On Friday, February 8, 2013 at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre's Palliative Care Unit, in his 75th year, Norman peacefully slipped away with dignity, surrounded by his loving family.
Norman was born in Redcar, Yorkshire, England on March 22, 1938. He was a partner at Durwood, Jones & Barkwell, Chartered Accountants in St. Catharines, Ontario. He retired to the cottage in Lakefield in 1991.
He will be forever missed by Margaret (Richardson) with whom he shared 51 wonderful years of marriage, by his two daughters Susan Bell Gastle (James) and Christine Tibbles (Peter) who will miss their number one fan. He was the proud Gaga of Alex, Victoria, Nicole, Joe & Gracie.
He was the beloved son of Mary (Lynas Bell) Reed and the late Reginald Bell and stepfather Cmdr. Robert Reed. He will be missed by his Uncle Bug, Theodore Lynas (Lenor) of Knoxville, Tennessee, sister-in-law Anne Whittington (the late Clarke), nephew Allan Whittington (Marion) and his great niece Emma, all of Peterborough.
The family wishes to extend its deepest gratitude to the exceptional nursing staff of P.R.H.C.’s Palliative Care Unit and particularly Dr. Beamish, Dr. Vlasschaert and Dr. Binette for their outstanding care.
A funeral service will be held at Lakefield United Church on Wednesday, February 13th at 2:00 PM. Visitation one hour prior to the service. Rev. Warren Vollmer officiating. A reception will follow in the fellowship hall of the church.
Donations may be made in Norman’s memory to the P.R.H.C. Foundation for Palliative Care Unit or the Lakefield United Church.
Anne passed away Friday, February 8, 2013 after a two-year recurrence of breast cancer.
She will be greatly missed by her husband The Hon. Dan Ferguson, her children Dr. Christie (Rob) Freeman of Peterborough and Amy (Neil) Carter of Toronto and her wonderful grandchildren Jack, Ben and Olivia.
Anne attended Alma College in St. Thomas, Ontario and the University of Western Ontario. She was an accomplished singer and a member of the Heliconian Club, the Oriana Singers of Toronto, and the Uxbridge Messiah Singers. She was the contralto soloist at Eglinton United Church for 20 years and later sang with the Port Perry United Church choir.
She was one of the founders of and a long time facilitator of support groups at Hearth Place Cancer Support Centre in Whitby and worked with Willow Breast Cancer Support Canada in holding workshops for breast cancer facilitators from Newfoundland to Vancouver Island.
A private family funeral has been held. No flowers please. Donations would be appreciated to: Hearth Place Cancer Support Centre, 86 Colborne St. W., Oshawa ON L1G 1L7 or Peterborough Regional Health Centre "for Comprehensive Cancer Care Fund", 1 Hospital Drive, Peterborough, ON K9J 7C6. Donations can be made to either via www.canadahelps.org.
‘He Whistled His Way Through Life’ - Comforted by his indomitable spirit, and with his loving children by his side, Machiel Petrus Ruigrok (Mike Ruigrok) died on February 8, 2013 at the age of 78.
Mike is survived by his beloved wife of 50 years Kathy Ruigrok (nee Steigenga). Dad will be missed by his “gang” Tom (Karin), Aileen (Tom), Jeff (Patsy) and Rick (Andrea) and his grandchildren Emily, Bryan, Kori, Jason, Kourtney, Rachel, Taylor, Cole and Chase.
Mike loved to work on his Bailieboro, Ontario farm with Cindy, his German Sheppard companion. He was never afraid to work hard, but even more defining was his love of music and dance. All who knew him well will recall a time he was involved in one or the other: from his life in Milton, Ontario, the Boston Church Choir, The Haltones, and the Scotch Block Square Dancing Club. More recently people will recall Mike’s voice amongst those at the Millbrook Community Choir.
It may be Mike’s independent spirit that lives beyond these musical memories, for along with his young daughter and other supporters – and against all sense of what was normal at the time - he founded girls' soccer in Milton.
Mike shared his “live and let live” attitude and his gentle, caring spirit with his wife, children and everyone he met. The greatest loss is surely suffered by those who never knew him; husband, father, brother, friend, Mike.
A celebration of life service will be held on Wednesday, February 13th at 1pm in Centreville Church (Hwy #28 at Centreville). Rev. John Sloan officiating. Cremation will take place after the service. Mike’s final wish, to have his remains scattered across ‘his farm’, will be respected privately at a later date.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Hospice Peterborough or a charity of your choice.
At Campbellford Memorial Hospital on Friday, February 8, 2013. Fern (nee Clements) of Pleasant Meadow Manor, Norwood and formerly of Lakefield and Dummer Township (Cottesloe), in her 93rd year.
Wife of the late Orval Watts (d. 1998). Loving mother of Irene and her husband Bob Wood of Norwood, Lorna and her husband Jack Darwin of Peterborough, Alex and his wife Phylis of Douro Dummer and Richard and his wife Cathy also of Norwood.
Dear sister of Jean and her husband Allan Baker, Bernice Hayes and Elsie and her husband Ivan Bishop. Also survived by her 10 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and sister-in-law Marilyn Clements. Predeceased by brother Orville and sister Isabel Ferguson (Bert).
A funeral service will be held in Norwood on Wednesday, February 13th. Reverend Roger Millar officiating. A reception will follow at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church Hall. Interment in Warsaw in the spring.
As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church Elevator Project.
At Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Thursday, February 7th, 2013 in her 93rd year, formerly of Fairbairn Street.
Muriel, beloved wife of Max Curvin. Loving mother of Ken and his wife Deborah, Fred and his wife Judy, Connie McCracken and her husband Dave, and predeceased by her son Gordon.
Cherished Grandma of Kevin and his wife Cathy, Lori and her husband Daniel, Rob, Ryan, and great grandmother of Madison, Max, Ryder, Claire, and Dante.
Friends are invited to call at the KAYE FUNERAL HOME AND MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 539 George Street N., Peterborough on Tuesday, February 12th from 12 noon until 1:00 p.m., followed by a Service in the Kaye Chapel at 1:00 p.m. Marilyn Coward officiating.
Interment Little Lake Cemetery.
In memory of Muriel, donations to Five Counties Children Centre would be appreciated by the family.
Passed away peacefully with family by his side, at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on February 7, 2013 at the age of 95.
Predeceased by his wife Louise (Greer), survived by his sons Thomas, William (Nancy), and Robert. Lovingly remembered by Greg, Cara, Ryan, Jack, and Sarah.
Eric was born to William and Luella of Grand Valley in 1917, he served in the RCAF at RAF Tholthorpe in WWII, returning to settle outside of Maple and then retiring to Orangeville. Eric had a long full life enjoying his business pursuits, his farm, with music as his cherished hobby. His love of music along with his group provided enjoyment for many throughout Dufferin County.
Memorial visitation in Richmond Hill on Monday, February 11th. A private family service will be held.
If desired, donations to the Peterborough Regional Health Centre Foundation (www.prhcfoundation.ca), would be appreciated by the family.
Passed away peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg, ON, on Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 10:40am with her family by her side.
Born in Lindsay, ON, Beth was the beloved wife of James E. Quibell (married October 16, 1965 at Chalmers United Church in Kingston); loving mother of Martine (Derek) and predeceased daughter Andrea (1995).
Grandmother of Alanna and Christopher; sister to Bonnie Cochrane (Jim), Joanne Bailey and Judy Bailey.
Cremation has taken place, and at Beth’s request, a private scattering will take place in the spring at the Riverside Cemetery Gardens in Lindsay, ON. There will be a ‘Celebration of Life’ for Beth’s family and friends to be held in the spring at the Cobourg Yacht Club. Details will follow.
The family would like to thank nurse Annika and staff from St. Elizabeth Health Care for the care given to Beth when she was being tended to at home. They also thank Dr. Moorsom, Debbie and the fabulous team in the Palliative Care Unit at NHH for their endless support, compassion and kindness.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation –Palliative Care Unit ( www.nhh.ca ) would be appreciated (Beth was a volunteer at NHH).
Passed away peacefully at the P.R.H.C. on Wednesday, February 6th, 2013. She celebrated her 80th birthday with family in September 2012.
Beloved wife of the late Merrell Hunt (1997), sister of Neil Fawcett and the late Dorothy of Michigan, and loving mother of 7 children; Jim Hunt and April; Marilyn McFarlane and Glen; Nancy Brockbank and Rodney; Barry Hunt and Jennifer; Robert Hunt and Lori; Shari Gardener and Darrell; Wayne Hunt and Kelly.
She will be missed by her grandchildren: Steven (Shannon), Ferrin, Adelle (Dan), Brad (Stacy), Jason, Bryan, Kyle, Ryan, Shelby, Travis and Dylan; and great-grandchildren: Carter, Ariel, Elyse, Kianna, Sophie and many nieces and nephews.
Marie lived in her family home in Buckhorn until admitted to hospital about one week ago. She was sharp, crafty and kind. She was a member of the Church on the Rock in Burleigh Falls and a devoted caregiver for her family, husband and parents, Bill and Mildred Fawcett.
A funeral service will be held in Lakefield on Friday, February 22nd. Interment.
Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Lung Association as expressions of sympathy.
Peacefully at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at the age of 88.
Beloved husband of the late Clara (nee Nisbett). Loving father of Bruce (Katherine) and the late Art Telford. Beloved father-in-law of Valerie Stankiewicz (Rick). Cherished grandfather of Ryan (Raquel), Evan (Kelly), Aaron (Jessica), Nathan and Lela. Great grandfather of 4.
Dear brother of Morris (Mae) and the late Hazel Kidd and Elmer Telford. Sadly missed by his nieces and nephews.
Clare was a life-long committed farmer in the Norwood community.
A Memorial Service will be held in Peterborough on Saturday, February 16th.
In memory of Clare, donations may be made to the Peterborough Regional Health Centre or the charity of your choice.
After a difficult battle with prostate/bone cancer, it is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Charles Edmund Beaith on February 5, 2013, a husband, father, grandfather, uncle, and brother to a large family.
Charlie was born on March 11, 1939 in Smith Falls, Ontario and grew up in Otonabee, Ontario. He was second born into a family of six. He is predeceased by his brothers Bill (Gloria) and Al (Rosemary), and is survived by his sisters, Pat (Larry), Eleanor (Bob), and Jeanne.
Charlie met his future wife, Bev at Kenner Collegiate High School in Peterborough, Ontario. They married in 1960 and raised their family of four children in the Lakefield area. Charlie liked to be busy and enjoyed many years of playing old timer hockey, snowmobiling, hunting, gardening, curling, fishing, beekeeping, woodworking, and helped build two family homes with his carpenter brother-in-law, Fred Parcels.
Charlie started his career as a surveyor, then worked at the Canadian General Electric plant in Peterborough before starting a construction company, Accurex, with a friend. He retired in 2004, after which Charlie and Bev made the move to Parksville, British Columbia. It was here that Charlie enjoyed his last years being close to family and woodworking in his workshop. He especially enjoyed fishing with his son Brad and grandchildren, Andrew and Ethan.
Lovingly remembered by his wife Bev, children Terri (Dave), Ted (Kelly), Brad (Jaime), and Amy (Mike), six grandchildren, Marissa, Candice, Ben, Hannah, Andrew and Ethan. The Beaith clan enjoyed getting together and Charlie and his brother Al were always the life of the party at the annual Beaith reunions.
We would like to thank Dr. Rieger, Dr. Love, and the nursing staff in Palliative Care at Nanaimo General Hospital for their excellent and kind care in his final days.
No service by request. Flowers graciously declined. Cremation has already taken place. Donations may be made in Charlie's memory to: North Island Wildlife Recovery Association. Box 364, 1240 Leffler Road, Errington, BC, V0R 1V0. Ph: 250-248-8534.