Age 88, of Chambersburg died at 10:05 pm on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at Falling Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Born November 25, 1925 in Peterborough Ontario, Canada, he was the son of the late Thomas J. and Mary Ellen (Northcott) Montgomery.
After coming to the U.S.A., Maurice became a Naturalized Citizen in 1960. Maurice was a Library Media Specialist. He was employed as a librarian at colleges and schools in and around Syracuse, NY, retiring from North High School, Hagerstown, MD in 1989.
He Graduated from Oshawa Missionary College, AKA Kingsway College, Oshawa, Ontario in 1948. He earned his BA from Atlantic Union College, South Lancaster, MA, and his MS in Library Science from Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY in 1962.
He married Barbara Fullerton Smith Montgomery on June 23, 1963. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Chambersburg and continued as a faithful Seventh - Day Adventist attendee of the Seventh - Day Adventist Church of Chambersburg.
After retiring, he and his wife volunteered at Red Cloud Indian School on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Pine Ridge, South Dakota for one year as Librarian for Our Lady of Lourdes School in Porcupine, SD. He enjoyed reading, photography, gardening, geology, and traveling, especially his trip to The Maritime Provences and Labrador via Supply boat, as well as his European travels.
In addition to his wife, left behind to celebrate Maurice's memories are his five children: Maurice J. Montgomery, Jr (husband of Suzi), Humble, Texas; Nancy E. Montgomery, Vicenza, Italy; David M. Montgomery, Albuquerque, New Mexico; Donna S. Roland (wife of M. Todd), Chambersburg; Brian T. Montgomery (husband of Carolyn), Hummelstown, Pennsylvania; ten Grandchildren: Lauren and David Montgomery, Candis Allred (wife of Clayton); Dustin and Julia Montgomery; Jennifer, Michaela, and Jesse Roland; Benjamin and Kathryn Montgomery; one nephew, two great nephews and their children.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers: Victor James Spence Montgomery and Karl Bruce "AKA Thomas Alfred" Montgomery.
Arrangements out of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. Memorial service will be held on Sunday, June 1st at 4:00 PM at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church. Private burial in Lincoln Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 26 West Commerce Street or Chambersburg Seventh- Day Adventist Church, 160 east Liberty Street, both of Chambersburg, PA 17201 or to the charity of your choice.
(May 4, 1931 – May 26, 2014) - Passed Monday at home surronded by the love of her family. It was a beautiful summer-like day... the glorious green countryside and Betty's beautiful garden's swelling with an abundance of bloom and fragrance.
After a courageous battle, Betty is free of her worn, unwell body... now healed, restored, and joyful. Joined again with her beloved husband Bob of 60 years. What a joy filled reunion that must have been!
She will be dearly missed by her children Jerry(Toronto), Lynn, Patricia(Mexico), treasured daughter-in-law Sonja and cherished grandaughters Shelby and Kendra of whom she was very proud. Survived by her beloved sister, Helen Pitts and sister-in-law, Doreen Greer.
Predeceased by brother Bill Howson, brothers-in-law John Greer, Ralph Greer, Carl Pitts, sisters-in-law Margaret Greer and Betty Howson. Also Betty will be greatly missed by nephews, nieces, many friends and community members.
Betty Joan was gifted, intelligent, beautiful, classy, industrious - a gracious woman, loved by all who knew her. She loved her family and valued her many friends. A person who embraced life, made it happen... and along with her husband, lived it to the fullest She wwas always involved, giving and never shrinking back from the difficulty or task at hand. She was to us, her family, an amazing role model whom we admired and loved.
Arrangements out of Millbrook. At Betty's request, close family members will celebrate her life at a private 'service of rememberance.'
If so desired, donations in memory of Betty may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society and if able, we encourage individuals to donate blood. For several years, monthly transfusions had been Betty's gift of life.
As a family, we are so grateful to Bob and Betty's many friends, community and family members whom have been so supportive throughout this trying year. We are thankful for the incredible staff and compassionate care mom received at the Peterborough Cancer Care Clinic. We want to thank Dr. Swain, Dr. Gillis-Doyle and Dr. VanLoon, and home care nurses Heather and Jessica. We feel so blessed to have journeyed with so many amazing, generous, and gifted individuals.
Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Monday, May 26, 2014 in his 57th year.
Beloved husband and best friend of Jane. Cherished son of Doris Hall and the late Henry "Hank." Loving brother of Randy (Jane), and adored by his sister Debbie (Steve Tinmouth).
Lovingly remembered by his niece Dana (Marianne), and nephew Sam (Victoria). Dear Son-in-law of Gillian Stamp and the late Bernard. Fondly remembered by brother-in-law Paul (Mary), and Stephen (Kerry), niece Sarah and nephew Brandon. He will be greatly missed by his extended family and friends.
Special thanks to Dr. Spink and to all those who contributed compassionately to Dan's care during his illness.
An interment service will take place in Peterborough on Friday May 30th. There will be a celebration of Dan's life at Mapleridge Seniors Recreation Centre at 1085 Brealey Drive on Sunday, June 1st between 1 and 4 p.m.
Dan's wishes were for donations to be made to the Humane Society, or your local blood bank.
Peacefully at Fairhaven Nursing Home on Monday, May 26th, 2014 in her 98th year. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Mother, Grandmother, and Great-grandmother.
Predeceased by her husband George (1967), her parents William and Charlotte Doney. Devoted Mother of Marion Jessup (Larry Parent) of Oshawa and Gordon (Ellie) of Peterborough. Cherished Nanny of Rhonda Jessup (Rob Wiersma), Trevor Jessup (Melanie), Chad Steele (Erin) and Troy Steele (Melissa). Great Grandma of Emily and Sarah Wiersma and Cameron and Mya Jessup.
Celia is survived by her brother Alan and Mervin (Diana) Doney and sister Inez Barker and in laws Audrey and Edith Doney and Elmer Spence.
Predeceased by brothers Emerson and Murray and sisters Hazel Kinder, Helen Spence and Doris Rutledge and in laws George Kinder, Alice Doney, Harry Rutledge and Alan Barker.
A Funeral Service will held in Peterborough, on Monday, June 2nd at 2:00 p.m. with visitation from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. A Private family interment will be held at a later date in Maynooth, ON.
Donations to Fairhaven Home, the Canadian Cancer Society, Celiac Association Peterborough Branch, or a charity of your choice in lieu of flowers.
One of the last remaining Elm Street Gang has passed away. Suddenly at her home on Sunday, May 25, 2014 in her 95th year.
Loving sister of Anthony Campanaro, Lucy O’Sullivan and her husband John, Mary Vasey and her husband Frank and Joe Campanaro and his wife Mary Ann.
Predeceased by her parents, Leonard and Mary (nee Luisi), and her siblings Danato, William, Annie, Amelia, Philip, Adeline Christopher, and Rose D’Amato. Carmela will be sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews and all who knew her.
Funeral Prayers will be held in Peterborough on Thursday, May 29th.
In memory of Carmela, donations to the St. Alphonsus Visioning Fund would be appreciated by the family.
Passed away at his home in Peterborough on Sunday, May 25, 2014 in his 94th year.
Beloved husband of Iris Jones (nee Hopkins) for 69 years. Cherished father of the late Larry Jones (2013), Paul Jones (Linda) and Debbie Russelle (Chuck). Dear Grandad of Kelly, Christopher, Brayden, Ryan, Jennifer, Melissa, Patrick and Leanne. Great-Grandad of four.
Sadly missed by many half brothers and sisters, friends and family.
Peacefully at her home on Sunday, May 25, 2014 in her 79th year.
Beloved wife of the late Ronald Adam Reid (1983) for 25 years.
Loving Mom of Pat (Lawlor McKenna), Kelly Reid (Eric Johnson), and Scott (Patricia Fournier). Cherished Grandma of Alex (Tara Spears fiancé), Adam, Samuel, Vincent, Olivier, Zane and Kyler.
Treasured sister of William (Betty) McKenzie, Helen (Earl) Belsey and the late Jim (late Pat) McKenzie.
Jean graduated in 1954 from Peterborough Civic Hospital School of Nursing and retired in 1999 as a nurse working at Southlake Regional Hospital (formerly York County Hospital). Her kindness and love of her family will be fondly remembered.
Visitation will be held from 7 - 9 pm on Thursday, and 9:15 - 9:45 am followed by a funeral service in the chapel at 10:00 am on Friday, May 30th at COMSTOCK FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 356 Rubidge Street, Peterborough.
Interment will take place at 4:00 pm at Lakefield Cemetery, 1262 Buckhorn Road, Lakefield.
Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by Jean's family.
Passed away at Riverview Manor, Peterborough, Ontario on Sunday May 25, 2014. Madelane (nee Riley) formerly of Blainville, Quebec and Sandy Cove Acres (Innisfil) Ontario, in her 99th year.
Wife of the late Frank Reynolds and Edward Monahan.
Madelane is survived by numerous nieces and nephews and is predeceased by her parents Mary Anne (McAvoy) and Walter Riley and by her siblings Viola Lavallee (Ernest), Clifford Riley (Violet), Kenneth Riley (Cecile), Thelma Drury, Norman Riley (Patricia) and Jerry Riley (Terri).
Madelane was a proud, intelligent, vibrant woman. She loved golf and played it well, far into her eighties. She loved bridge and mastered the game until her hearing made the bidding a problem. She always had a wide circle of friends who enjoyed her and shared in her adventures. Married to Frank Reynolds who showed her the world, and to Ed Monahan who showed her love.
The family would like to thank the staff at Riverview Manor for the excellent care Madelane received and for always making her feel so special.
Cremation has taken place. Arrangements out of Lakefield.
As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to The Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation.
We are deeply saddened to announce the sudden passing of our father, brother, uncle and friend. Terrance Patrick Adams of Peterborough, Ont, passed away at his home May 2014 in Windsor, Ont, at the age of 63.
He is predeceased by his father Frank E. Adams and his mother Doreen Adams (LeDrew).
He is survived by his two sons Frank and Nick Adams (Orillia, Ont), his twin brother Todd Adams (Prince Albert, Sask.), two older twin brothers Rick Adams and family of Calgary, Ab, and Randy Adams and their families of Stephenville, NFLD. As well his two sisters Jillian LeDrew and family of Erickson, Manitoba and Shannon Denea and family of Edmonton, Alberta.
Terrance was a fun loving, caring, joyous all around good guy with a big heart who had many friends and family who loved him dearly. He will be missed always and will be felt for many years to come for those he left behind.
Suddenly at his home on Saturday, May 24, 2014 at the age of 54.
Brian loved to spend time with his family and will be greatly missed by his loving wife and best friend Sandra (nee Webster) of 31 years, and his children Mike (Bryanna Melenhorst) and Christina (David Nilsson).
Dearly loved son of the late Gerry and Luella Carey. Dear brother of Gary, Art (Pat), Margaret (Al Masters), Marie (Jack Armitage), the late Teresa (Ray Bonner), Paul (Linda Livings), Dave (Kathy), and Kevin (Donna). Brian will be sadly missed by his aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Dear son-in-law of Sheila Webster and the late John Webster. Brother-in-law of Arthur Webster (Danette), Lynne (Merv Lewis), and Philip Webster (Marilynn).
Brian loved to travel, was a classic car enthusiast and loved driving and restoring his Beaumont. He loved coaching and playing hockey and baseball, do-it-yourself projects on his home, and helping his family with their projects. He was also a former volunteer Captain with the Otonabee South Monaghan Fire Dept.
Brian had a great sense of humour and a contagious laugh. His favourite slogan, also his initials, was “Because We Can."
Funeral service to celebrate Brian’s life will be held in Peterborough on Saturday, May 31st. Interment.
In memory of Brian, donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation or the charity of your choice.
(Served in the Royal Canadian Air Force in WWII, was a long-term employee of Outboard Marine, a member of Corinthian Lodge #101 AF & AM and a life member of the Air Force Association)
Ed will be sadly missed by his family and friends.
On Wednesday May 28th, there will be Masonic Lodge Service at 10:30 a.m. followed by an Air Force Service at 10:45 a.m. with the Memorial Service taking place at 11:00 a.m. at COMSTOCK FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 356 Rubidge Street, Peterborough. Friends and Family welcome.
At Springdale Country Manor on Saturday, May 24, 2014 in at the age of 99.
Beloved wife of the late John.
Loving mother of Wayne (Helen). Beloved grandmother of Douglas (Sandra), Heather Leonard (Jim), Kathlene McDonald, Holly Rennick (Colin) and great grandmother of Katherine, Leslie, Victoria, Alyssa, Breanna, Brady and Jacob. Sadly missed by Linda McDonald.
There will be a Celebration of Violets Life in Peterborough on Tuesday, May 27th.
In memory of Violet, donations to the O.S.P.C.A, would be appreciated by the family.
Passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of her family on May 24th, 2014 at PRHC.
Beloved wife of the late Robert John (2001).
Lorna will be remembered as a devoted mother to her children, Linda, Bob, Jim (Ann). Nan will be greatly missed by her grandchildren Katelin, Megan, Brandon. She will be fondly remembered by her siblings Alice Brown and Brian Staples, as well as several nieces, nephews and friends.
Lorna is predeceased by brother Neil and sister Helen.
Memorial visitation will be held in Peterborough on Wednesday evening, May 28th. A Private Family Service will be held.
In lieu of flowers donations in Lorna's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.