May, Robert John “Joe” of Baltimore, Ontario

Posted by on May 26, 2018

Passed away at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on Thursday May 24, 2018 in his 72nd year.  Predeceased by his partner Shirley Ferguson.  Step-father of Shawn (Kim), and the late Michael.  Grandfather of Nicole, Amber and Taylor. Brother of Peter (Audrey), Roger (Gale) and Barry (Therese).  Uncle of Wendy, Sara (Chris), Phillip, Jeffrey (Serene), and Lee (Heather). Special great uncle to Ethan (Brie), Brayden, Rosetta, and Vivian.  Predeceased by his parents Elmer and Audrey May.  Joe will be missed greatly by all that knew him.  The family would like to thank the nursing staff on 2B at Northumberland Hills Hospital for their wonderful care to Joe.  A memorial service will be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home 30 King St. E., Cobourg on Thursday May 31, 2018 at 11 a.m. with visitation from 10 a.m. until service time. A private family Interment will take place.  A reception will follow the service at The Columbus Community Centre 232 Spencer St E, Cobourg.   In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Elder Abuse Ontario or a charity of your choice. Condolences received at www.Maccoubrey.com.

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Filed Under: Cobourg, Ontario

MERBIS, Eduard of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on May 24, 2018

February 18, 1943 – May 21, 2018

“When a ship disappears beyond the horizon, it is not gone. We only do not see it anymore.” R.E. da Costa

A deeply loving and caring husband, father, grandfather, and friend. Ed was a man of strength, integrity, curiosity, gentleness, humour, and openness. We are grateful for all the memories we created together in many communities around the world. To honour the life, love, and relationship we had with him, we will continue to create new memories with Ed close in our hearts.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation or the Northumberland Hospice Care Centre are deeply appreciated.

A Celebration of Life will be held at St. John’s Anglican Church in Harwood, Ontario at 2 pm on Saturday, June 9th.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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Filed Under: Cobourg, Ontario

METSON, John Murray of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on May 24, 2018

22 March 1933 – 19 May 2018

The unstoppable John came to a mountain that he could not scale, when he lost his battle with a rare and fierce form of leukemia. He died while being comforted in the embrace of his beloved sons, daughter-in-law and wife. John left us poorer for his absence but richer for the experience of his presence in our lives.

Born in Brandon, Manitoba, as the second youngest of a brood of six: George, Mina, Walter, Hazel and Peggy, John was strengthened by facing adversity early in life. Having contracted polio at age five, he eventually regained good health with a rehabilitation that included his ailing father pushing  him as he skated while holding on to the back of chair. A graduate of Mt. Allison University (BA Theology), and Queen’s (MA Theology and Psychology) he was acknowledged later in his career with an Honorary PhD in Theology from Queen’s University.  As a young United Church minister in Oyen, Alberta, he conducted four services every Sunday in small prairie towns.  John loved that life but moved to Toronto in 1964 establishing, in Cabbagetown, the first, non-congregational, community outreach  Ministry in the United Church; The Christian Resource Centre (CRC) .  It was groundbreaking and continues to provide social policy advocacy, dignified self-help housing, and support for members of an often-disenfranchised community. He was an excellent team player and builder who worked with many like-minded people to improve the social conditions in downtown Toronto.  His community development model has been replicated across Canada because it works well and enables program recipients to maintain their wellbeing and dignity.

Along the way, John was Chaplain of Victoria University, University of Toronto, which meant he was able to support and counsel students and faculty. This led to administering many weddings during the summer; thus making his wife a ‘Professional Wedding Guest’. A kind and generous man, he served on several boards of directors including: The national board of the Canadian Housing Renewal Association (CHRA); Habitat for Humanity; As president of Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association (ONPHA); As president of Metro Toronto Housing Corporation (MTHC), while providing development leadership to the United Church and stabilizing funding for Outreach.

He was 85 years of age when he died. John commuted by train to his office in downtown Toronto until recently. Because he loved his work, he never considered retirement. John’s successful work life was balanced by a wide range of interests. He was proficient in several sporting activities, while also enjoying travel, culinary and cultural experiences, and carefully observing politics at every level. He cherished family life and enjoyed sharing experiences with friends in the city and the country. John had a remarkable ability to communicate comfortably with people of all ages and circumstances.

His only profound regret was leaving his beloveds: wife Gayle, children Michael (Radana), Megan Louise, Alex (Laura) and stepson Jay; grandchildren Patrick (Gosia), Laura, Bradley Harman, Emily and Joshua Metson, William and Julianna Metson, and Joshua Perks, his sisters and brother-in-law and his nieces and nephews.  He loved us all so deeply, as we did him.

A remarkable man, he left his grace upon all who were fortunate enough to know him. John’s family members extend their appreciation and gratitude to the many health professionals and caregivers who cared for and sustained him through health challenges in the weeks preceding his death.

Celebration of Life service is on Thursday, May 31 at 11:00 am at Trinity United Church, 284 Division St. Cobourg, reception to follow in the church hall. There will be a public Memorial in Toronto in September, with the date and location to be determined.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to: Toronto CRC, 40 Oak Street, Toronto M5A 2C6 and/or Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation, 1000 DePalma Drive, Cobourg K9A 5W6. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

“To live in hearts of those we love is never to die” (Hazel Gaynor)

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Filed Under: Cobourg, Ontario, Toronto

EVERINGHAM, John Ernest “Ernest” formerly of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on May 24, 2018

May 19, 1936 – May 14, 2018

Ernie passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on May 14, 2018, at the age of 81.

Beloved husband of the late Mary Jane. Loving father of Debra, Marvin (Janice), Brenda, Dale (Kim) and the late Cathy.  Loving grandfather to Audrey (Tyler), Dean, Olivia (Branden), Jessica, Joshua (Kara), Caleigh, John and great grandfather to Gwen and Margo.  Greatly missed by his sister Vee and predeceased by his brother Tom.

When it comes to friends, Ernie’s cup was overflowing! Far too many good and important people to list without missing someone.  Because of the love and support of these friends, Ernie was able to remain in Cobourg almost to the end where he enjoyed many visits and even the odd poker game while at Northumberland Hills Hospital.

Ernie will be missed by all that knew him.

Please join us in celebrating his life on Sunday July 8, 2018 at 1:00 in the MacCoubrey Funeral Home Reception Centre 30 King Street East, Cobourg.

Donations in Ernie’s name may be made to the Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg or the Grand River Hospital Freeport Campus, Kitchener.

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Filed Under: Cobourg, Kitchener, Ontario

ZINKE, Ryan John Roger of Colborne, Ontario

Posted by on May 24, 2018

Suddenly at the Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on Wednesday May 9th, 2018 in his 33rd year.  Beloved partner of Tara Turk.  Loving father of Johnathan and Ryliegh.  Dear son of Faith Forget.  Brother of Angelica, Frank, Cavan and Rhonni-Lee.  Friends are invited to attend a celebration of life on Sunday May 27th at 2 pm. at the Salvation Army Community Church (59 Ballantine St., Cobourg).   Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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Filed Under: Cobourg, Ontario

KIDSON, Frank Durham of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on May 24, 2018

Passed away peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital surrounded by his family, on May 23, 2018, in his 88th year.  Predeceased by his first and loving wife Edith (nee Towns), his mother Frances, and his two brothers Ed and Robert.  He is survived by his sister Diane Helen and his brother Bill.  Loved and cherished by his beloved wife Mary Coyle, her sons James (Nancy), Joseph (Rosemarie), Steven (Elaine) and their families.  Held in the hearts of his daughters Linda (Ward), Diane (Bill), Sally (Bruce) and Karen (Andrew), and his 12 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.  Sincere thanks to the staff of the Palliative Care Unit at Northumberland Hills Hospital for their professional and compassionate care of Frank and his family.  Memorial service to be held at St. Peter’s Anglican Church on Monday June 4, 2018 at 11 a.m. Donations may be made to St. Peter’s or Northumberland Hills Hospital Palliative Care Unit.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com

May he rest in peace and with Christ, rise in glory.

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Filed Under: Cobourg, Niagara Falls

OSBORNE, James Estabrooks of Castleton, Ontario

Posted by on May 16, 2018

Passed away peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital on Saturday May 12, 2018 at the age of 84.  Beloved husband of Irene (nee Bregg).  Loving father of Diana, Jamie (Lisa), Peter (Susan) and Catherine (Kaspar).  Proud Papa of Lark, Sage, Joseph and Will. Missed by his brother Bruce (Pat).  A Celebration of Life will be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home 30 King St. E., Cobourg on Friday June 1, 2018 at 2 p.m.  Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation or Castleton United Church.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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Filed Under: Cobourg, Ontario

ARMSTRONG, Paul Albert of Port Hope, Ontario

Posted by on May 16, 2018

Peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg on Monday, May 14, 2018, Paul Armstrong at 71 years of age.  Beloved husband of Jane (nee Murray) for 37 years, and loving “Dad” to his little rescue dog Josie.  Only child of the late Murray and Helen Armstrong.  Paul was extremely proud of his 36 year career with Imperial Oil, retiring in 2005.  Always dapper in his appearance, a stroke 10 years ago did not diminish Paul’s sense of humour or love for life and he and Jane enjoyed their summers at Rice Lake and winters in Naples, Florida while spending many “Happy Hours” with their numerous and cherished friends, who became their family.  A special thank you to the nurses and staff at NHH Restorative Unit for their unwavering and compassionate care over the past few months.  Cremation with a Celebration of Life Service at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E. in Cobourg on Saturday, June 16 at 1 pm followed by a gathering in the funeral home reception centre until 4 pm.  Those wishing may make a memorial donation to the Salvation Army, Cobourg.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

 

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Filed Under: Cobourg, Ontario

HENDERSON, Maria Jean of Port Hope, Ontario

Posted by on May 14, 2018

HENDERSON, Jean – Peacefully on Friday, March 16, 2018 at Hope Street Terrace, Port Hope, in her 95th year.  Beloved wife of the late Bill.  Loving mother of Diane (Mike) Doller, Larry (Sharen) and David.  Cherished grandmother of Meagan (Conrad), Brooke (Renato), Stacey (Mark) and Kyle (Gill).  Jean will be sadly missed by her 8 great-grandchildren.  Dear sister of Loreen, and the late Mae, Ruth, and Muriel.  A memorial service will be held on Friday, May 25, 2018 at 1p.m. with visitation from noon – 1 p.m., at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 11 King St. W., Colborne.  Donations to the Hope Street Terrace Residents Council would be appreciated by the family.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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Filed Under: Cobourg, Ontario

BAILY, MARGARET LILIAN of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on May 11, 2018

Peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on May 9, 2018 in her 83rd year. Margaret Baily, beloved wife of The Reverend Canon Graham Cotter. Loving mother of Monica Soule (Randy), Andrea Roberts (Steve), Michelle Baily (Frank Wilson), Eric Yapp (Anne Hampton). Step-mother of Cate, Simon, Sean, and Charis Cotter. Adoring grandmother of Michael, Rebecca, Kori, Sarah, Emily, Alex, Christina, Geoffrey, Alistair, and Colin.  Sister of the late Eleanor Woods, and Richard Baily. Margaret will also be missed by her nieces and nephews Frances, Andrew, David, and Mary.

Friends are invited to call at MacCoubrey Funeral Home 30 King St E. Cobourg on Monday May 14, 2018 from 7 – 9 p.m.

Service will be held at St. Mark’s Anglican Church, 51 King St. Port Hope on Tuesday May 15, 2018 at 11 a.m. with visiting one hour prior at the church.

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MURPHY, Josephine Mary (nee Williams) of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on May 10, 2018

Peacefully at her home with her family by her side on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 75 years of age. Beloved wife of John Murphy.  Loving mother of Fred (Vickie), John, and Melanie (Harry).  Dear grandmother of Ava Kostoff Murphy.  Lovingly remembered by her sisters and brothers: Michael (Cathy), David (Sandy), Patricia Brown (Thor), Genevieve Joyce (Brian), Joan Cobham (Jim), Kevin (Sherry), Margaret Vezina (Bob), Patrick (Connie), Ronald (Heather), Gerald (Sue), Jim (Joan), Leonard, Brian (Nancy), Mary Thorne (Rick), John (Florence), Anne Marie Barrett (Terry), Paul (Elizabeth), Terrence, Peter, and the late Brendan.  Will be missed by many nieces, nephews and friends.  Following cremation, a service will be held at Cold Springs Hall on Sunday, May 13 at 10:30 a.m.  Reception to follow in the lower auditorium.  Those wishing may make a memorial donation by cheque to Friends of Bonaventure or Villa St. Joseph (for Sisters of St. Joseph). Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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Filed Under: Cobourg, Ontario

DALE, Albert Grant “Mickey” of Colborne, Ontario

Posted by on May 10, 2018

DALE, Albert Grant “Mickey” (former co-owner of Al’s Pro Hardware), peacefully at Landmark Assisted Living, Cobourg on Wednesday May 9th, 2018 in his 89th year.  Beloved husband of the late Florence “Flo” Dale (nee Moffatt).  Loving father of Ruth O’Brien (Paul), Ronald Dale (Karen), Judy Clarey (Gil) and Cindy Simpson (Joe).  Dear grandfather of Stacey (Rich), Brent (Victoria), Kevin, Grant (Olivia), Adam, Craig, Travis, Rachel (Tim), Brandon (Samantha), Kyle and Allie (Ronnie) and step grandfather of Siobhan.  Great grandfather of Molly and Cameron.  Predeceased by his brothers William and Allan and sister Ruth Wilson. Friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life at the Colborne Keeler Centre on Saturday, May 12th from 1 – 4 pm.  Interment in Salem Cemetery.  If desired donations may be made to the charity of your choice.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

 

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Filed Under: Cobourg, Ontario

DAY, John Thomas of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on May 10, 2018

Peacefully in his sleep at the Golden Plough Lodge in Cobourg on Saturday May 5, 2018 at the age of 83.  Beloved husband of the late Jean Day (nee Chapman).  Loving father of Marvin (Penny), Marla (Barry), Cheryl (Doug).  Predeceased by his sons Melvin and Clifford.  Proud grandfather of Nathan, Adam, Matthew, Christopher and great grandfather of Jeremy, Gracie, Evan, Reilly.  Predeceased by his sister Lona Kirkpatrick (the late Francis).  Also missed by his nieces and nephews. Fondly remembered by his many friends.  Visitation will be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home 11 King St. W. Colborne on Friday, May 11, from 4 to 8 pm. A Memorial Service will take place at the funeral home in Colborne on Saturday May 12, at 1pm with visitation from 11am until service time.  Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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Filed Under: Cobourg

SMITH, Mary Theresa of Mississauga Ontario (Formerly of Cobourg Ontario)

Posted by on May 9, 2018

Peacefully at the Sunrise Seniors Residence, Mississauga on Sunday May 6th, 2018 in her 91st year.  Beloved wife of the late Peter Smith.  Loving mother of Fred Smith (Kathy) and Martha Smith.  Dear grandmother of Jordan and Alexandra.  Friends are invited to a Memorial Service on Saturday May 12th at 1 pm. at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St., E., Cobourg at 1 pm.  Following the service friends are invited to Meet at 66 King St., East.  If desired donations may be made to Cornerstone.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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Filed Under: Cobourg, Ontario, Toronto

TIMLIN, Jeffrey Ross of Peterborough, Ontario

Posted by on May 7, 2018

Peacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Friday May 4th, 2018 at the age of 60.  Beloved father of Dustin (Jenny) and Rocky (Lindsay).  Cherished grandfather of Brinley Reign, Holden and Alice May.  Son of the late Ross and Eunice Timlin.  Dear brother of Deborah (Tim), the late Judith (Steve) and Greg (Cathy).  Jeff will be lovingly remembered by his best friend Charlene Thompson.  Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Jeff’s life on Saturday May 26th, 2018 at the Cobourg Legion from 1-4 pm, with  memories of Jeff being shared at 2:30.  If desired donations may be made to Heart & Stroke Foundation or Pioneer Cemetery, Cold Springs.  Condolences received at www.maccoubrey.com.

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Filed Under: Cobourg, Ontario, Peterborough

ASH, Robert Arthur of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on May 4, 2018

Peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on Tuesday May 1, 2018 at the age of 71. Beloved husband of the late Bonnie Joan (nee Ball).  Loving father of Allen (Tammy Percy), Andy (Jami) and Shelly Stiles (Steve). Proud grandfather of Carol, John, Aidrianna, Jaclynn, Angel, Sara, Alex, Michael and Albert, and great grandfather of Chaz, Kylee, Camella, Leland, Tavin and Emerson.  Brother of Betty (Glen), and brother-in-law of Maurice.  A Celebration of Life will be held in the MacCoubrey Funeral Home Reception Centre 30 King Street East, Cobourg on Friday May 11, 2018 from 1 to 4 p.m. with memories being shared at 1:30 p.m.  A reception will follow the service. The family would like to thank the staff at Northumberland Hills Hospital for their comfort and care.  If desired donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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Filed Under: Cobourg, Ontario, Toronto

COONEY, Joseph James “Jim” of Grafton, Ontario

Posted by on May 4, 2018

Peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on Wednesday May 2nd, 2018 in his 61st year.  Beloved father of Valerie Quigley (Doug), Justin Cooney (Sara), Travis Cooney (Shannon), Colby Cooney and the late Taryn Rose.  Loving grandfather of Christian, Haleigh, Landon, Austin and Ethan.  Dear brother of Michael, Patrick and Robert Cooney.  Lovingly remembered by his niece Katelyn and nephew Darryl.  Friends are invited to attend a celebration of life at the Grafton Legion on Wednesday May 9th from 1-4 pm.  (Casual dress only please).   If desired donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.  Cremation with interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Grafton.  The Cooney family would like to thank Shannon Finlay for all her help in Jim’s last days.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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Filed Under: Cobourg, Ontario

BRYAN, Douglas Glenn of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on May 4, 2018

Douglas “Doug” Glenn Bryan, 79, of Cobourg, Ontario, passed away, Thursday, May 3, 2018 at his home.

Friends and Family may call to visit at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E., Cobourg from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm on Sunday, May 6.  The funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, May 7 at Trinity United Church, 284 Division Street, Cobourg. Memorials may be made to Trinity United Church, or the charity of your choice. Those wishing to sign Doug’s guestbook may do so at www.MacCoubrey.com.

Douglas was born May 8, 1938 in Mindemoya, Ontario on the Manitoulin Island to George and Hazel Bryan. He graduated from Sudbury Mining and Technical School in 1955, and almost immediately took on the world as an entrepreneur by buying a corner store and gas station in Naughton, Ontario with his partner in this great adventure, Simone.

Next, it was on to Chapleau, Ontario to try their hands at the crazy life of owning and operating a motel and restaurant in the Great White North. In 1976, Doug & Simone took their growing children down south and settled in Cobourg, where life flourished for everyone.  Doug was a hard-working man who could put his hand to almost anything that needed to be fixed or built. He enjoyed traveling, gardening, but most of all, his greatest pleasure was breaking bread with family around the table.

Douglas is survived by the love of his life, wife Simone; his son Glenn Bryan and soon-to-be-son-in-law Chuck Cawthorn of Calgary, Alberta; his daughter Janet Catton, son-in-law Craig Catton, and his bright-shining stars, granddaughters Meaghan and Sarah Catton of Cobourg; his sister Marian Brydges, his brother Daniel Bryan, his brother-in-law Will Mahu, his sisters-in-law Shirley Hill and Lois Morris and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Hazel, and his brothers Ronald and Eugene.

 

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Filed Under: Cobourg, Ontario

McCALLUM, John “Jack” of Brampton, Ontario

Posted by on May 1, 2018

The Rev. John McCallum (former Pastor of the Glad Tidings Pentecostal Church, Cobourg)

Beloved husband of the late Violet (nee Craig). Loving father of Fred (Cris).  Proud grandfather of Renee; great grandfather of Cortney and Carley.  A graveside service will be held at Union Cemetery, Cobourg, on Friday May 4th at 11:00 am.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com

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Filed Under: Cobourg, Ontario, Toronto

HOUSTON, Harold John of Port Hope, Ontario

Posted by on May 1, 2018

Peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital on Sunday April 29, 2018. He is survived by his wife Heather, and children Ken (Vikki) and Laurie (Sherri).  He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Sarah and Toby.  Harold leaves behind his brothers Robert (Fern) of Kingston, Kenneth (Elsie) of Amherstburg and is predeceased by his sister Mary Houston (late John) of Cobourg.  Remembered by his sisters-in-law Carol Hamilton (Mike) and Patricia Trapnell (late William). A Celebration of Life will be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home 30 King Street East, Cobourg on Sunday May 6, 2018 at 2 p.m., with visitation from 1 p.m. until service time.  A reception will follow the service.  A private family burial will take place at a later date.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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Filed Under: Cobourg, Ontario

MURPHY, Josephine of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on April 27, 2018

Peacefully at her home with her family by her side on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 75 years of age. Beloved wife of John Murphy.  Loving mother of Fred (Vickie), John, and Melanie (Harry).  Lovingly remembered by her sisters and brothers: Michael (Cathy), David (Sandy), Patricia Brown (Thor), Genevieve Joyce (Brian), Joan Cobham (Jim), Kevin (Sherry), Margaret Vezina (Bob), Patrick (Connie), Ronald (Heather), Gerald (Sue), Jim (Joan), Leonard, Brian (Nancy), Mary Thorne (Rick), John (Florence), Anne Marie Barrett (Terry), Paul (Elizabeth), Terrence, Peter, and the late Brendan.  Dear grandmother of Ava Kostoff Murphy. Will be missed by many nieces, nephews and friends.  Following cremation, a service will be held at Cold Springs Hall on Sunday, May 13 at 10:30 a.m.  Reception to follow in the lower auditorium.  Those wishing may make a memorial donation by cheque to Friends of Bonaventure or Villa St. Joseph (for Sisters of St. Joseph). Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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Filed Under: Cobourg, Ontario

MUSGROVE, Mary Thelma of Scarborough Ontario

Posted by on April 27, 2018

Passed away peacefully at Trilogy Long Term Care, Scarborough on Wednesday April 25, 2018 at the age of 95. Beloved wife of the late Leonard. Loving mother of Peter. A special thank you to Trilogy for their care and attention during the time Mary was with them. A service will be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home 30 King St. E., Cobourg on Monday April 30, 2018 at 1 p.m. with visitation from 12 until service time. A reception will follow the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Toronto. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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Filed Under: Cobourg, Ontario, Toronto

LYNCH, Peter “Moose” William of Colborne, Ontario

Posted by on April 27, 2018

It is with deepest sadness we announce the sudden loss of Peter in his 43rd year.  Cherished son of Mandy and the late Bill Lynch.  Loving brother of Matthew (Julie) and Brent (Melissa).  Uncle Pete to Logan, Avery, Hannah, Katelynn and Corbin.  Fondly remembered by 25 aunts, uncles and many cousins, and an endless list of friends.  As with all “Moose” will be held in the hearts of his extended family, Adam, Karin, Katlyn, Charlotte and Ashley.  We will forever miss the bear hugs and fullout contagious laugh that only Peter and his Dad could deliver.  Visitation will be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home 30 King Street East, Cobourg on Thursday May 3, 2018 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  A service will be held in the chapel on Friday May 4, 2018 at 1 p.m.  A reception will follow the service.  Memorial donations may be made to the Children’s Wish Foundation or a charity of choice.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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Filed Under: Cobourg, Ontario

EMERSON, Wayne Keith of Port Hope, Ontario

Posted by on April 27, 2018

Peacefully, at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg, on 26th of April 2018 in his 79th year.  Beloved husband of Muriel (nee Closs) of almost 57 years.  Loving father of Gregory (Angela), Gary (Melissa) and Alison (Peter) Gray.  Cherished grandfather of Aimee, Grace, Morgan and Emerson.  Dear brother of Joyce, Ron (Ruth) and Carol (John).  Wayne was a wonderful husband and father who will be missed greatly. He loved his Blue Jays and Maple Leafs and a good round of golf. A celebration of Wayne’s life will take place on Saturday, May 26th, 2018 from 1-4 pm at the Grafton Legion. Family will hold a private burial. Donations to Northumberland Hills Hospital or Hospital for Sick Children would be appreciated by the family.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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Filed Under: Cobourg, Ontario

ROTTEVEEL, Leonardus Adrianus of Colborne, Ontario

Posted by on April 25, 2018

Rotteveel, Leonardus – Peacefully on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg, in his 86th year.  Leo was the beloved husband of  Liz for 47 wonderful years.  He is survived by his step son Ruud(Rachel), and was Opa Leo to Tom and Mark(of the Netherlands). Brother of Peit, Dora, Janny, An, Juut, Jo, Riet and Trees. He is survived by in-laws Ad(Ank) and Dick(late Mieke).    Leo was the uncle to many nieces and nephews and their families in Canada and The Netherlands.  Born in Hazerswoude, The Netherlands, Leo immigrated to Canada in 1955. In 1957 he and his best friend Tom Redegeld bought a poultry farm and moved to Colborne where he lived the rest of his life.  Through the years Leo had many interests; amongst them fishing, gardening, raising finches, scuba diving, travels to Mexico and the Caribbean, and was a long-time member of the Colborne Curling Club….and he really enjoyed a good game of cards! Leo drove a school bus for two generations of students to the Cramahe Public School and enjoyed the time with the kids.  We will miss his humour, smiles, and warmth.  Leo was a blessing to those  who knew him and we were honoured to have been part of his life.  Visitation will be held on Friday, April 27, 2018 from 5 – 8 p.m. at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, Colborne.  A mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Grafton.  Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Christian Children’s Fund, or the St Mary’s Catholic Church (Grafton) steeple fund. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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Filed Under: Cobourg, Ontario