CLARK; William Wesley “Bill” of Eugenia in his 89th year resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception

Posted by on February 23, 2018

Clark; William Wesley “Bill”

Peacefully, at Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound on Thursday, February 22, 2018 in his 89th year. Beloved husband to Helen Wickens. Loving father of Vicki(Glen) Hanley of Paisley, Cindy(Bill) Nicholls of Kimberley and step father to Jeff(Elise) Morrison of Boston, Blair Morrison of Hamilton and Kim(Rob) Sinclair of Feversham. Much adored grandfather to Kyle(Rose), Siobhan(Drew), Kim(Craig), Bill(Jennie), Courtney(Cory) and Cody(Stephanie). He will be greatly missed by 11 great grandchildren and sister in law Ruth Clark. Predeceased by siblings Leila Hopkins, Robert Clark, Mary Coburn, Harold Clark and wife of 38 years Joan Hill.

Bill was born and raised in Rock Mills. As one of many children in the family, his family was always very important to him. Among his many talents, he enjoyed singing and dancing, teasing his family and coming up with “wacky” plans like going down a ski hill with a toboggan, riding his prototype side by side bicycle – run by a snowmobile engine – and his fertilizer spreader that may or may not have flipped over on him. Bill loved toys and inventions with his latest interest being RC soaring plans and drones. Everyone who met him, loved Bill. Many of his accomplishments include his fuel and oil business in Ceylon for many years, and didn’t give up his community involvement when he sold the shop, having received a pin for 50 years of membership from the Masonic Lodge. He will be fondly remembered by his Masonic brothers and Legion Comrades.

The family will receive friends at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception on Sunday, February 25, 2018 from 2-5pm. Brethren of the Prince Arthur Masonic Lodge #333 are asked to assemble on Sunday at 1:45pm. Comrades of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #333 are invited to join in the chapel on Monday, at 10:30am. Funeral service at 11:00am. Donations to the Sick Kids Foundation – Brain Tumor Research would be gratefully appreciated. Condolences and online donations available at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca 888-924-2810

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Filed Under: Ontario

Robertson; Robert Norman of Markdale in his 58th year resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception

Posted by on February 14, 2018

Robertson; Robert Norman


Bob passed away suddenly at his home in Carnaville, Markdale on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 in his 58th year with his loving partner of Linda Chevrier by his side. Beloved son of Ruth Robertson of Shelburne, John(Deb Currie) Robertson of Markdale and step mother Marne Robertson. Loving father to Michelle Chevrier of Vaughn. Dear brother to John Jr. of Toronto, Frederick(Nancy) of Orangeville, Carrie(Cory Lafonte), James(Dawn) all of Markdale and step sisters Andrea(Dean) Archdekin and Chrissy Currie(Brett Coates) all of Wasaga Beach. He will be remembered as cherished uncle to John, Elizabeth, Jeffrey, Allie, Jassie, Ward, Jackson, Grace, Paige, Skylar, Daniel, Dezeray, Zack and Madison. He will be missed by his many great nieces, great nephews, cousins and friends in the carnival industry.
Bob was born in Newmarket on January 30, 1961. He grew up in Bolton, Niagara and Scarborough. He would spend his summers with his dad at the carnivals and once he was of working age he dove right into the family business. He later got his mechanics license and did all the inspections on the trucks. He quickly learned the trades and was a born entrepreneur; starting up his own business at a very young age. This came easily to Bob, which is probably what made him the best concessioner there ever was; everyone wanted to play his games. He thoroughly enjoyed snowmobiling, working on his dune buggy and Star Wars, especially the music. A real comedian, mostly stand up, he loved to make you laugh. But nothing was better than his own child-like laugh. Bob was a fair person who never took sides. He was very methodical and would often sit and take everything in before speaking. He was tidy and neat and it nearly droving him crazy, but these qualities are what made him such a perfectionist and so good at his job. Selfless in every way. So many will miss their time spent with Bob, but no one as much as the children. He loved to spend every moment he could with his nieces and nephews; reading to them and playing games.
The family will receive friends at the Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception, Flesherton on Sunday, February 18 from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00pm. Funeral service from Annesley United Church (82 Toronto St. S, Markdale) on Monday at 11:00am. Interment Markdale Cemetery. Memorial contributions to Heart and Stroke Foundations or OSPCA would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca 88-924-2810

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Filed Under: Barrie, Guelph, Ontario, Owen Sound

Fluney; Barbara of Flesherton resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception, Flesherton

Posted by on February 11, 2018

Fluney; Barbara Jean

Barb passed away suddenly with partner Paul Richards by her side at Grey Bruce Health Services, Markdale on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 of Flesherton in her 63rd year. Loving mother of Jamie (Brittany) Fluney of Priceville and Cassie (Sean) Henwood of Fergus. Loved and remembered by grandchildren Miranda, Conner, Hali and Tashia. Dear sister of Barry (Tara), Marion (Wayne), Dale (Bonnie), Valerie (Serge), Carolyn (Arthur) and Rosemary (Steve). Predeceased by her husband Dennis Fluney (1999). She will also be missed by her extended family and friends.

Barbara was born in Shelburne, ON on January 2, 1956 to Beth and Earl Looby. Barb grew up on a farm in a large family and later had her own farm. She worked for Canada Post and many years at Talisman Ski Resort. Barb was a strong person who could accomplish anything she set her mind to. Her beautiful smile and spirit will be well remembered by all who crossed her path. She loved playing pool, golf and baseball and being with her friends and family. She also loved gardening and farming.

The family will receive friends at the Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception, Flesherton on Thursday, February 15 from 7:00 – 9:00pm. Celebration of Barbara’s life will take place from the funeral home chapel on Friday at 1:00pm with reception to follow at the Royal Canadian Legion. Cremation has taken place, spring entombment in Flesherton. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Dundalk Legion Pool League would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca

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Filed Under: Barrie, Guelph, Ontario, Owen Sound

MacMillan; Joan of Flesherton resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception, Flesherton

Posted by on February 11, 2018

MacMillan; Joan Marilyn

Peacefully at home surrounded by family on Thursday, February 8, 2018 of Flesherton in her 81st year. Beloved wife of Ron for over 60 years. Loving mother of Mike(Leonora Langner) of Berkeley, Marilyn(Glen) Delaat of Flesherton, Scott(Marjore) of Markdale and Colin(Sarah) of Flesherton. Outstanding Gram to Bill(Maki), Lindsay(Chris) Ferrie, Jacquie(Marty Barr), Stephanie(Scott) Wilkinson, Whitney(Travis) Hutchinson, Brett, Paige, Nolan and Nathan. Great Gram to 12 with one more on the way. Predeceased by infant son.

Joan was always known as a loving and kind person in the community, having served as a volunteer for many years with different organizations including Flesherton Minor Hockey and St.John’s United Church. She could often be found walking about town running errands and catching up with everyone she passed. As an endless supporter of Flesherton minor sports, Joan loved reading about every goal and accomplishment made by the young athletes. Most of all, she loved taking care of her family and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Joan will be greatly missed by many friends, church family, and the community.

The family will receive friends at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception on Wednesday, February 14 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm with a service from the chapel on Thursday at 11am. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Lung Association or Flesherton Minor Hockey would be greatly appreciated. Online condolences and donations can be made at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca 519-924-2810

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Thompson; Linda nee Price of Markdale resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception, Flesherton

Posted by on February 5, 2018

Linda Thompson resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception, Flesherton

Thompson; Linda Marie(Price) P.M. #170

Peacefully, while surrounded by her family, passed Sunday, February 4,2018 at Grey Gables Nursing Home, Markdale at the age of 70. Beloved wife of 48 years to Ronald. Dear mother of Nadine Thompson of St. Catherines and Les Thompson of Dartmouth, NS. Sadly missed by her mother Betty Price of Markdale and father the late Gordon. Loved and remembered by grandchildren Sydney and Marissa Thompson. Dear sister of Lana Amaley of Stroud, Larry(Darlene) Price of Napean, Randy Price of Georgetown, Rodney Price of Markdale, Robbin Warren of Toronto and sister in-law of Dorothy Anderson(Gerry Bartley) of Markdale. She will be remembered by many nieces and nephews.

Linda was born in Guelph, ON, educated in Etobicoke and taught in Etobicoke, Waterloo, Moosonee and Nipigon before settling in Markdale where she raised her family along side her husband Ron. She was passionate about the United Church, having held many positions in the local church and Presbytery as well as within the Toronto Conference of the United Church. She was a proud member of the Order of the Eastern Star having been Worthy Matron of Grey Chapter #170 twice. She loved travelling, knitting, cross stitch and was very active in sports, especially in her younger years. Linda will be greatly missed by many friends, neighbours and her church family.

The family will receive friends at Annesley United Church, address, from 12:00 noon until the time of service at 2:00pm. Cremation has taken place. Spring interment Greenwood Cemetery, Georgetown. Memorial contributions to Annesley United Church would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca 888-924-2810

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Conron; Kathleen Alice of Durham resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception

Posted by on January 24, 2018

Kathleen of Durham resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception, Flesherton

Conron; Kathleen Alice (nee Last) RAF WWII

Peacefully at the South Bruce Grey Health Services, Durham on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 in her 96th year. Kathleen is reunited with her late husband Walter(2005). Beloved mother of Anne Stroud of Durham. She was the loving aunt of John(Norma) Last, Trish(the late Klaus) Hanisch and great aunt of Julie Last(Edwardo Santos) and Christie Last(Spencer Gutcher). Predeceased by her brother John Last.

Kathleen was born in England on November 2, 1922. She enlisted in the Royal Air Force during the Second World War doing secretarial work. It was with this work that she met, and married the love of her life, Walter Alexander on September 25, 1943.

They settled as a married couple in Willowdale, Toronto. Walter, having experience in the RCAF, got a job working for the Metro Toronto Police Department, which took them out to Woodbridge.

It was their retirement in 1988 that brought them to beautiful Durham, ON. Kathleen much loved to read, walking and enjoying the country living. Her property gave her time to enjoy her dogs, and Anne’s dogs, the birds feeding at her many bird houses and most of all her antiques. Whether shopping at antique shows or finding new shops, she always found something she liked.

The family will receive friends at the Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception, Flesherton on Saturday, January 27 from 12noon until the time of funeral service at 1pm. Spring interment at St. Paul’s Cemetery, Innisfil. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Durham and Community Health Care Foundation would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca 888-924-2810

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Filed Under: Barrie, Ontario, Owen Sound

Giffening; Harold at Grey Gables Nursing Home, Markdale, formerly of Priceville resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception Flesherton

Posted by on January 18, 2018

Giffening; Harold H

 

Peacefully at Grey Gables Nursing Home on January 18, 2018, in his 86th year, formerly of Priceville. Loving father to Wilhelmine (Willie) Jones and outstanding grandfather to Daniel(Jessica Koller) Jones, Stephanie(Michael Dukich) Jones and Caitlin (David Currell) Jones. Greatly missed by sister Trudy Howard. Dearest friend of Helen Shibish and Shirley Jones. Harold will be fondly remembered by Steven Shibish, Linda Reburn and many other friends.

Known as a “Master of All Trades”, Harold began his journey in Oldenburg, Germany where he apprenticed as a saddle maker and then travelled to Switzerland to work for a Baron taking care of the horses, learning many skills and values that would carry him through his life. He dreamed as a child to come to Canada which he did, together with his wife from Italy in 1958, first going to Alberta and then settling in Northern Ontario to work at any job available, quickly finding work as a gold miner in Kirkland Lake. While there he bought the entire encyclopedia Britannica which he used to teach himself English. Then he trained as an HVAC technician by correspondence. When the time came, Harold made his way to Toronto where he worked as an HVAC technician, and later using these skills to work as a machinist. Upon retirement, he moved to Priceville, which he described as paradise, and where he build his own home.

His adventures and experiences helped carve a man who was passionate about the environment and preserving our earth. “… and if the world ends tomorrow, today I plant an apple tree.” – Martin Luther

The family will receive friends at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception (1 Highland Drive, Flesherton) on Tuesday, January 23 from 11am until the time of service at noon. Reception to follow. Interment Evergreen Cemetery at a later date. Memorial contributions would be greatly appreciated by the Grey Gables Activity Fund. www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca 519-924-2810

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Filed Under: Ontario, Owen Sound, Toronto

Horton-Wright; Ava Anne Michelle at only 9 months, 5 days resting at Fawcett Funeral Home

Posted by on November 29, 2017

Horton-Wright; Ava Anne Michelle

It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing, while in her daddys’ arms, at Sick Kids Hospital, of Markdale at only 9months, 5 days. Beloved and cherished daughter of Bobbie Horton-Wright and Sarah Higenell. Adorable granddaughter to Jonathon and Michelle Harvey of Holstein, Fred Higenell of Collingwood and Julie(Don) Sather of Markdale. She will be greatly missed by great grandmother Cheryl Wright of Paris, ON. Darling niece to Ryan Horton, Jenn Noullette and Nicole Massey. Ava will be remembered by many cousins, great aunts and uncles and caring nurses at Sick Kids.

Ava loved lights, her soother and her glow worm. Her beautiful smile will be greatly missed.

Funeral service will take place at Gentle Shepherd Community Church, Eugenia, on Saturday, December 2 at 1pm. In memory of Ava, donations to Gentle Shepherd Community Church would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca

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WOOD: Thelma Jean of Dundalk in her 81st year, on November 26, 2017 at Grey Bruce Health Services Markdale

Posted by on November 27, 2017

 

Wood; Thelma Jean

Peacefully, with her family by her side, on November 26, 2017 at Grey Bruce Health Service, Markdale of Dundalk in her 81st year. Loving mother of Julie(Chris) Cockrane of Owen Sound, Nancy(Garry) Lipsett of Singhampton, Kevin(Paula) Wood of Owen Sound and the late David and Christie. Loved and remembered by 13 grandchildren. Fondly remembered by Les Wood. Dear sister of Doris Wallace of Shelburne, and the late Betty Hewgill, . Predeceased by parents Della Green, Stanley Gilkes and step-father Lawrence Green, sisters Betty hegill, Gladys Osborne and brother Donald Gilkes.

Born December 5, 1936 to Della and Stanley Gilkes in Proton Station, the eldest of 5 children. She was the proud mother of 5 children and adored raising them. Thelma loved to bake, play pepper, watch and play curling but most of all she loved to do for others, often over and above what she should. She enjoyed gambling and time with her grandchildren and had a real place in her heart for animals.

The family will receive friends at the Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm and for 1 hour prior to the service on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 2:00pm from the funeral home chapel. Interment at Flesherton Cemetery. If desired, memorial contributions to the Centre Grey Health Services Foundation would be gratefully appreciated. Online condolences and donations at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca 888-924-2810

 

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Filed Under: Guelph, Owen Sound

Carmichael; Diann Elizabeth of Markdale at age 50 resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception

Posted by on November 16, 2017

Diann of Markdale resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception

Carmichael; Diann Elizabeth
At the age of 50, Diann lost her courageous, well-fought battle with MS. She leaves behind her husband Darin and three adoring children; Taylor, Becca and Brad. Loving daughter of Marie and the late George Vollick and daughter in-law of Carol and Charlie Carmichael. Dear sister and sister in-law to Lee, Bernadette, Tracy, Tom, Donna and Hugh. She will be greatly missed by nieces Stephanie(Jason), Kaely, Shelby and Kaidence as well as her nephews Matthew(Jess), Jeremy and Riley. Diann also leaves behind her honourary sisters; Catherine Green, Kellie Reed, Susan Patton and Sheri Page who supported her throughout her good times and her bad. Diann had a long career as a Special Education Teacher for the Bluewater District School Board and thought of her many colleagues through the years as her second family. Her bubbling spirit and dedication to her “kids” will always be remembered by all that met her.
Diann’s family invites you to join them for a “Come and Go” celebration of her life at the Markdale Golf and Curling Club, 85 Edith Street, Markdale on Saturday, November 18 from 2:00 to 5:00pm. Her last thoughts were of taking care of her kids, so in lieu of flowers, donations are welcomed to a trust account set up for the Carmichael children(Cheques only please, donations can be made through Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception, Flesherton). Online condolences at

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Filed Under: Kitchener, London, Owen Sound

BOYCE; Aileen Margaret in her 97th year

Posted by on October 13, 2017

Boyce; Aileen Margaret

Peacefully, at Meaford Long Term Care Centre on Thursday, October 12, 2017 formerly of Markdale, in her 97th year. Beloved wife of 40 years to Ian Boyce. Dear mother of the late Eric Zimmerman and mother-in-love to Janet Cope. Adored Grandma of Martin Cope. Predeceased by brother Joe Cannon. She will be greatly missed by many nephews and nieces.

Aileen was born on January 30, 1921 in Toronto, having lived for some time in Philadelphia, which sparked the travel bug in her. Having been a world traveller she lived in Shanghai for 2 years, and also travelled Whales, Europe and much of the US. Aileen was part of many different groups over the years including the Glenelg Friendship group and the ladies group within the Church of Christ.

She loved classical music and spent many hours listening while gardening, with a particular love for daisies and delphiniums but more than anything she had a great love for her Church and church family.

The family will receive friends at the Church of Christ, Meaford (113 Nelson St W), on Saturday, October 21 from noon until the time of service at 1pm. Cremation has taken place. Memorial contributions to Great Lakes Christian College or charity of choice would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca  888-924-2810

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Filed Under: Barrie, Owen Sound

Shier; Rilla Aleda of Feversham in her 85th year.

Posted by on October 10, 2017
Shier; Rilla Aleda(nee Roberts)

Peacefully, with her family by her side, passed on Monday, October 9, 2017 of Feversham in her 85th year. Beloved wife and dear companion of 49 years to Lloyd. Loving mother of Daniel(Kathy) Graham of Feversham, Bill(Pam) Graham of Cincinnati, Peter(Cheryl) Graham of Owen Sound, Susan(Doug) Smith of Feversham and Frank(Faith) Shier of Maxwell. Loving grandmother of Kevin(Courtney) Graham, Jenna(Justin) Coe, Christopher(Tamara) Graham, Caitlyn(Ian) Graham, Jody(Mario) Graham, Kyle, Nathaniel, Hailey, Alysha, Quinn, Kurtis Shier and the late Corey Graham. Loved and remembered by her great grandchildren Corey, Ruby and Charly. Dear sister of Iris(Herb) Bechtel of Brampton and Sam(the late Shirley) Roberts of British Columbia. Predeceased by husband Clifford Graham, sisters Frances Conn, Phillys McGowan, Thelma Roberts and brother Jim Roberts. She will be sadly missed by her large extended family and friends.

Rilla was born in Osprey Township to Milton and Bertie Roberts. Rilla was a strong woman of faith who had unconditional love for everyone. Her family was the most important thing in her life. Her greatest joy was spending time with all the grandchildren. She was extremely proud of each and every one. They always brought a smile to her face.

Funeral service will be held from the Osprey Community Centre on Thursday, October 12 at 11am. In memorial of Rilla, memorial contributions to Mount Pleasant Church would be greatly appreciated. Condolences and donations can be made at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca

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Filed Under: Barrie, Owen Sound

Dolson; Clarence Ethelbert of Markdale resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception, Flesherton

Posted by on September 26, 2017

Clarence Dolson resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception

Dolson; Clarence Ethelbert

After a battle with ALS, Clarence passed peacefully, surrounded by his family at Grey Gables Nursing Home, Markdale on Monday, September 25, 2017 in his 76th year. Beloved husband of 52 years to Linda(nee Krueger). Loving father of Wayne of Dundas and Sandra(Craig Campbell) of Orangeville. Loved and remembered by his grandchildren Justin and Teslyn Kopoulos and all of his family and friends

Clarence was born in Adjala, Ontario to Bert and Murial Dolson. He met and married his love, Linda, in 1965 and they had two beautiful children. He enjoyed very much his broomball, hunting, fishing, dancing, time with his family and took great pride in his John Deere tractor. Clarence will be remembered each time one of his friends hears a classic country song.

The family will receive friends at the Flesherton Kinplex(2 Highland Drive, Flesherton) on Friday, October 6 from 1:00-4:00pm. The family will share memories of Clarence’s life at 2:30. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the ALS Foundation would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca 888-924-2810

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Filed Under: Barrie, Ontario, Owen Sound, Toronto

Brown; Ruth Margaret of Markdale resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception

Posted by on September 25, 2017

Ruth Brown, resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception

Brown; Ruth Margaret

After a brief illness at Grey Bruce Health Services, Markdale on Friday, September 22, 2017 in her 89th year. Beloved wife of the late Victor Brown(1999). Greatly missed by numerous nieces and nephews, particularly Claudette, Penny, Anne, Audrey and Kervin, Marge and Ken. Special friend of Margaret Banks, Elizabeth MacLean, Jim McLeod and Sharon Heft and the late Harold Martin. Predeceased by siblings Douglas, Robert, George, Ted, Lillian, Winnifred, Ethel and Rosa.

Ruth was a devoted Christian and had loved her faith and church family. Born and raised in Montreal, she married Victor in 1957 and worked at Cominco until 1970 when they moved to Ontario and settled in Port Credit when she worked at Mount Sinai hospital for many years. Upon retirement, Vic and Ruth moved to the beautiful Grey County, settled outside Priceville and used the scenery as inspiration for her many beautiful artworks. Ruth loved her family and friends and will be deeply missed by many.

The family will receive friends at Gentle Shepherd Community Church on Wednesday September 27, 2017 from 12:30 until time of service in the chapel at 1:30pm. Cremation has taken place. Interment at McNeil Cemetery.   Memorial contributions to Gentle Shepherd Community Church or New Tribes Mission (Ethnos) would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca  888-924-2810

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Filed Under: Owen Sound

Allen; Olive Emily (nee Taylor) of Flesherton resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception

Posted by on September 25, 2017

Olive Allen, resting Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception

Allen; Olive Emily

Peacefully, surrounded by her family and lots of love,  Olive passed away at home in Flesherton on September 25.  Beloved wife of over 66 years to George Joseph Allen predeceased on July 31, 2017. Loving mother of David(Kathryn Blundon) of Newfoundland, Paul(Wilda) of Flesherton, Lyn Allen(Chris Kastein) of Dundalk and the late Leslie Allen. Loved and remembered as Grandma or Nana to Kris(Jill), Jessica, Aimee(Jeff) McEachern, Lauretta, Danielle(JP) Smits, Natalie(Isaac) Pascucci, Justin and Bailey Trudgeon. Fondly remembered by her great grandchildren Killian, Elijah, Madeline, Rachael, Josh, Josiah, Liam, Gabrielle and Sophia. Dear sister of Jean and Syd of England. Olive will be remembered by many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins and friends.

Life Story:

Olive was born in London, England on November 12, 1931 to Charlie and Emily Taylor.  Olive worked in a children’s nursery and then began her career as a professional dress maker.  Olive met the love of her life and they married in 1950. They, along with the two boys, moved to Canada in 1959 and expanded their family to include 2 girls. Olive enjoyed volunteering, contributing her time and talent to the UCW, 4H, The Agricultural Society and The Horticultural Society. She enjoyed sewing, knitting, crocheting and flower arranging.   Most of all, Olive enjoyed her family and her garden.  She spent hours perfecting her garden which was included in a garden tour to be enjoyed by many.  She and George turned their love of antiques into a successful antique business called Cobwebs Antiques in Flesherton.

The family will receive friends at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception, Flesherton, on Thursday, September 28 from 7-9pm. Memorial service will be held from the funeral home chapel on Friday at 11am. Cremation has taken place. Interment in Flesherton Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Grey Bruce Health Services Foundation Cancer Care Unit would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca 888-924-2810

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ELSLEY; Ilene Lydia of Guelph, formerly of Flesherton in her 92nd year

Posted by on August 24, 2017

 

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Elsley; Irene Lydia
Passed away peacefully at Elliot Community Retirement Home in Guelph on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at age 91. She was the adored mother of Norman, David, Steven and grandmother, great-grandmother and great great-grandmother. Predeceased by her husband George.
A service of celebration and burial will take place at the Flesherton Cemetery on Friday, August 25, 2017 at 1:00pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to your local humane society would be gratefully appreciated. Arrangements entrust to Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception, Flesherton.

 

 

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Filed Under: Guelph, Ontario

Morgan: Douglas Charles of Holland Centre formerly of Toronto

Posted by on August 3, 2017

Doug passed away August 3, 2017 resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception

Morgan; Douglas Charles

It is with great sadness to announce the sudden death of Doug on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 of Holland Centre, formerly of Toronto, in his 71st year. Beloved husband of 42 years to Nellie(nee VanDuivenbode). Loving father of Joel(Linda) of Toronto and grandfather of Isabella and Victoria. Fondly remembered by Bradley(Brenda) Jefferies of Uxbridge and their children Wilson and Madeline. Dear brother of David, Daniel(Debbie) and the late Dennis.

Doug was born in Weston, Toronto on April 25, 1947 to the late June and Wilfred Morgan. He spent his childhood working farms in Brampton and enjoying the outdoors, he adored the rural life style. After working over 35 years in Oakville, Brampton and for the city of Toronto as a building inspector. He built many great relations in various trades over this time. His great passions were family, hunting and fishing. Doug and Nellie bought their dream property in Holland Centre in 2004, which brought him back to the country life he much adored.

The family will receive friends at

on Tuesday, August 8 from 10am until the time of service at 11am. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be gratefully appreciated. Online condolences and donations at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca 888-924-2810

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Allen; George Joseph of Flesherton

Posted by on August 3, 2017

George of Flesherton resting at Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesheton

Allen; George Joseph

Peacefully, surrounded by his family, George passed at home in Flesherton on Monday, July 31, 2017 in his 86th year. Beloved husband of over 66 years to Olive(nee Taylor). Loving father of David(Kathryn Blundon) of Newfoundland, Paul(Wilda) of Flesherton, Lyn Allen(Chris Kastein) of Dundalk and the late Leslie Allen. Loved and remembered as grandpa to Kris(Jill), Jessica, Aimee(Jeff) McEachern, Lauretta, Danielle(JP) Smits, Natalie(Isaac) Pascucci, Justin and Bailey Trudgeon. Fondly remembered by his great grandchildren Killian, Elijah, Madeline, Rachael, Josh, Josiah, Liam, Gabrielle and Sophia. Dear brother of Jack(Joyce) Allen of England. George will be remembered by many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins and friends.

George was born in London, England on February 5, 1932 to John and Rose Allen. He met the love of his life and they married there in 1950. They, along with the two boys, moved to Canada in 1959 and expanded their family. George discovered he had a knack for talking and turned that into a very successful career in sales.  George received an award as the top insurance salesman in North America for Prudential Insurance Company.  He was a dynamic salesman for Mascot Truck Parts and in his retirement George was able to use his sales and people skills and turn it into a successful antique business called Cobwebs Antiques in Flesherton.

The family will receive friends at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception, Flesherton, on Friday from 7-9pm. Memorial service will be held on Saturday at 11am from the funeral home chapel. Cremation has taken place. Interment in Flesherton Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Grey Bruce Health Services Foundation Cancer Care Unit would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca 888-924-2810

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Knox; Barbara Irene of Thornbury, formerly of Duncan in her 84th year

Posted by on June 12, 2017

Irene Knox nee McDonald of Duncan

Knox; Barbara Irene (nee McDonald)

Peacefully on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at Errinrung Nursing Home in Thornbury, formerly of Duncan in her 84th year. Irene is the beloved wife of the late Lloyd Wellington Knox. Born in St. Vincent Township on April 16, 1934 to the late John and Pearl McDonald. Dear sister of Helen(Al) Dales, Alex(June) McDonald, David(Joan) McDonald and sister in-law of Muriel Hewgill. Loving aunt to numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, great-great nieces and great-great nephews. She is predeceased by sister Yvonne Wilson Walsworth(Jim Wilson and Bob Walsworth), brother Murray(Armol), sister in-law Hazel McNichol(Scottie), brother in-law Nobel Knox(Joan McBean) and Floyd Hewgill.

Irene was born in St. Vincent Township but moved to Collingwood Township as a teenage  and lived there for the rest of her life. She was a teacher for over 30 years in various schools in the township. She will always be remembered as generous in nature and devoted to her family, friends and community.

A celebration of Irene’s life will be held on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at Kolapore Calvary Church of the Nazarene at 11:00am. Cremation and interment with Lloyd at the Clarksburg Union Cemetery have taken place. In memory of Irene, memorial contributions to the Parkinson’s Society, Meaford Hospital Foundation or the charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated. Online condolences and donations at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca 888-924-2810

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Filed Under: Barrie, Ontario, Owen Sound

Black; Thomas Murray of Durham

Posted by on June 9, 2017

Black; Thomas Murray

Murray Black of Durham passed in Owen SoundMurray, of Allan Park, passed away suddenly with Kay, Tricia and Steve by his side, at Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound on Thursday, June 8, 2017 in his 73rd year. Born in Markdale, Ontario on January 4, 1945 to the late Malcolm and Pearl Black.

Dear brother to Charles and Beatrix Black, Ann and Ralph Hollis and brother in-law to Carol Black and Kay Black. Predeceased by his sister Marie and brothers Raymond and Bill and infant daughter. Haggard will be fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. Sadly missed by son Kevin Black of Guelph, daughters  Marcie(Garth) Lowry of Sawyerville, Quebec, Deanna(Ashly) Geraghty of Yellowknife, North West Territories, and son Gary. Loving grandfather of Patrick, Kimberly, William, Alexandria, Katherine and Andrea.

Murray worked 45 years as a heavy equipment operator and continued this work right up to last week. Known as Haggard for his love and skill with the guitar, and thoroughly enjoyed singing and dancing. He took great pride in property, constantly planting trees and keeping the cedar hedges trimmed.

The family will receive friends at the Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception, 1 Highland Drive Flesherton, on Monday, June 12 from 2:00-4:00pm and 7:00-9:00pm. Mass of Christian burial from St. John’s Roman Catholic Church, Glenelg  on Tuesday at 11:00am. Interment at St. John’s Cemetery, Glenelg. In lieu of flowers, monetary donations to MusiCounts(musicounts.ca) or West Grey Commemorative Tree Program would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca 88-924-2810

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LUNDY; Ayla Kadance on May 24, 2017 in Creemore. Arrangements entrust to Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception Flesherton

Posted by on May 25, 2017

LUNDY; Ayla Kadance

Suddenly at home on May 24, 2017 of Creemore in her 13th year. Adored by her parents Jessica Stephenson(Jason Ferguson) and Dale(Leia) Lundy of Creemore. Loving sister to Stephanie, Cole and Nick Lundy, Luke, Troy and Kloe Ferguson. Much loved by proud grandparents Wendy(Martin) Wickens, Glen(Sheila) Lundy, Eldon(Shirley) Ferguson. Spirited niece of Lindsay(Dustin) McIntyre, Lisa(Jeff) Bullock, Katie Stephenson, Matthew Wickens, Tiffany McFaul, Andrew Taylor, Donny(Rachelle)Lundy and Darryl(Jen) Lundy. Ayla will be deeply missed by cousins Drew and Evan McIntyre, Brayden, Blake and Kortney Bullock, Mya Madill, Haley and Jack, Samantha, and Matthew Lundy.
Ayla loved her 4-H club and had great pride in showing her sheep. Beyond her passion for agriculture she loved sports, spending many hours playing hockey and baseball as well as biking and swimming; a happy, friendly young lady who loved to dance, listen to music and was a great friend to many.
Visitation will be held at Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton on Sunday, May 28, 2017 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm. Funeral service from the Osprey Hall (494196 Grey Road 2, Feversham) on Monday at 11am. Reception to follow. Memorial contributions to the South East Grey 4H Club would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca 888-924-2810

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Filed Under: Barrie, Guelph, Owen Sound

Bassitta; Peter of Proton Station formerly of Germany resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception

Posted by on March 25, 2017
Peter Hans Heinz Bassitta

Peter Bassitta of Proton Station resting at Fawcett Funeral Home Flesherton

Bassitta, Peter Hans Heinz
Peter Bassitta passed away peacefully in his home with his entire family by his side on Friday March 24th, 2017, just 5 days before his 89th birthday.
He will always be remembered by the love of his life, Leonore, who were together for 53 years, his 3 girls and their families, |Barbara and Mike Minnick and daughters,|Carolyn and Natalie, Susanne and Del Wilmot and their children, Jenna and Graham, and Nicola and Scott Osborne and their children, Peter and Erin, and nephew Juergen Trotz.
He was a WW II vet and immigrated to Canada in 1956 and began his new life in Toronto. He soon married Leonore in 1965 and together had 3 girls in the years following. They purchased their dream farm in Proton Station in 1975 and over the years made it the centre of all of the family, and where he remained until his final days. He always said he was the richest man on earth, all he needed was his family by his side, good food, good beer and a wonderful home to enjoy them all in.
The family would like to thank Dr. Winfield for his kindness and caring over the years, the Waterloo Wellington CCAC and all the wonderful nurses, |PSW’s and all the kind caring people that helped so much when he needed it the most. Surrounded by the love of his family, he was able to make his final journey with comfort and dignity.

If desired donations to Wellington Hospice in Mount Forest would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations, condolences and detials about Peter’s life are available at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca

Arrangements are entrusted to Fawcett Funeral Cremation Recpetion, 1 Highland Drive, Box 130 Flesherton, ON N0C 1E0 888-924-2810 info@fawcettfuneralhome.ca 

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Filed Under: Guelph, Owen Sound

Hanley; Ricki Viola of Berkeley

Posted by on March 17, 2017

Ricki Hanley resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception-

Hanley; Ricki Viola(nee Carson)

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Ricki on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Trillium Mississauga Hospital of Berkeley in her 65th year. Loved and cherished by her partner Stephen Moffatt. Loving mother of Rob(Colleen Pabst) of Wasaga Beach and Ron of Feversham, fondly remembered by Derek Moffatt(Jenna Mills) and Jeremy(Brooke) Moffatt of Stratford. Beloved grandma of Darian, Mitchell, Brett, Noah, Hannah, Shyanne, Brianna, Kaleb, Boden, Benjamin and Charlotte. Dear friend and sister of Nancy(Ted) Hopkins of Irish Lake, Jack(Vicki) Carson of Priceville, Christina Hooper of Hanover and Cindy(Brent) Hopkins of Durham. Daughter of the late Richard & Mabel Carson. She will be missed by Ruby and the late Ben Hanley, many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Ricki loved her sports, being a big Toronto fan; Blue Jays and the Maple Leafs, NASCAR and in her younger days an avid baseball player for the womens league in Durham. She thoroughly enjoyed crime scene investigation shows and Antique Road Show.

The family will receive friends at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception, Flesherton on Monday, March 20 from 1:00pm until the time of service at 2:00pm. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be gratefully appreciated. Online condolences and donations at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca 888-924-2810

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Filed Under: Barrie, Ontario, Owen Sound

GRAHAM; Thelma of Kimberley, ON in her 95th year entrusted to Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception Flesherton

Posted by on March 14, 2017

 

GRAHAM, THELMA

Remembering her life with joy, we sadly announce the death of our mother, Thelma, on March 13, 2017, at Grey Gables, Markdale, in her 95th year. Thelma was the beloved and loving wife of the late John C. (Jack) Graham. She leaves wonderful memories with her children, Bob of Kimberley, Brenda and Murray of Vandeleur, Allan and Marian of Chatsworth, and Norma and Chris of Mildmay. She is remembered with love by her grandsons Alex and Ian Graham-Heggie and their father, Stuart Heggie. Thelma is survived by two sisters, Eleanor Gileo and Joan Johnston, and her brother, Mervyn Ellis. She will be remembered fondly by her Kimberley friends and neighbours.
Cremation has taken place. Private family arrangements entrusted to Fawcett Funeral Home in Flesherton. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca  888-924-2810

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Filed Under: Ontario, Owen Sound

Cartwright; Otis Thomas “Tom” of Markdale formerly of Oakville

Posted by on March 4, 2017

Tom Cartwright of Markdale formerly of Oakville, resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Recpetion

Cartwright; Otis Thomas WWII RCAF
At his home, Grey Gables Nursing home, with his daughter by his side, Tom passed away peacefully in his sleep on Friday, March 3, 2017 of Markdale, formerly of Oakville, in his 92nd year. Beloved husband of the late Audrey(2007). Loving father of Karen(Fred) Robinson, David, Larry(Eleanor), Virginia, Alan, Edy(Larry Booth), Chuck(Lesley), Billy(Roseanne) and the late David. Loved and remembered by many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Tom was predeceased by one grandson and one great grandson.
Tom was stationed in many locations including; Morocco, Germany and Borden, ON among other. He lived for his children, his jeopardy and crosswords. Tom always enjoyed a good laugh, being quite the jokester.
The family will receive friends at the Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception, Flesherton on Saturday, March 11 from 1:00pm until the time of service at 2:00pm. Comrades of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 333 are called to gather for service at 12:45pm. Cremation has taken place. Interment at Trafalgar Lawn Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Alzheimer Society or Grey Gables Activity Fund would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca 888-924-2810

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Filed Under: Barrie, Ontario, Owen Sound, Toronto