FITZGERALD: Patrick Kevin “Paddy” of Kirkfield, Ontario

Posted by on June 23, 2017

FITZGERALD: Patrick Kevin “Paddy” – passed away at Orillia, Ontario on Tuesday, June 20, 2017.  Pat Fitzgerald of Kirkfield, Ontario and formerly of Prince George, B.C.  Dear brother of Ramona Loftus and Dolores (Don) Deadey both of Scarborough, Ontario.  Friend of Susan Winter of Kirkfield. Pat will be sadly missed by family and friends.

Funeral Mass will be held at Our Lady Help of Christian Catholic Church, Victoria Road, Ontario on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 11 AM. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Victoria Road. If so desired memorial donation in memory of Pat to the War Amps, would be greatly appreciated. A special thanks to nurse Susan Andrews RPN for all her kindness and care.  Online condolences are welcomed at www.manganfuneralhome.com

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Filed Under: British Columbia, Ontario

MILLER: Ronald

Posted by on June 7, 2017

 

Ronald Miller passed away peacefully on June 6, 2017 at 86 years of age. Ron was born on February 17, 1931 in Toronto, Ontario to Harry and Jean Miller (nee Fraser), the fourth of six children. He was raised in Toronto and began his career at Ontario Hydro in 1949. Ron accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Saviour and was an active member at High Park Baptist Church. In 1951 he married Ruth Cochrane and together they had five daughters, settling in the Parkdale-High Park area of Toronto. In 1975 he moved to Beaverton with his wife Ruth, retiring from Ontario Hydro in 1976. He remained active in semi-retirement at Camp Kakeka and Fair Havens Bible Conference in various projects. Ron and Ruth were founding members of Fair Havens Community Church and actively involved there. Ruth died in 1989 and Ron married Earla McCuaig in 1990. Besides his loving wife Earla, Ron is survived by his 5 daughters Linda (Gary) Cooper, Brenda (Al) Bousfield, Ruth (Brent) Reilly, Debbie Law, and Elizabeth (Ian) MacMillan; 9 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and many nephews and nieces. He was pre-deceased by his sisters, Hannah (Nan) Cooper, Alice Cameron, and Jeanette Miller; and brothers, Fred Miller and Allan Miller; and half-brother James Fraser. Ron loved his family, was an intelligent thinker, soft-spoken and had a great sense of humour. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes can be made to Fair Havens Community Church, B2355 Hwy 48 East, Beaverton, ON, or Fair Havens Ministries, B2215 Hwy 48 East, Beaverton, ON. The funeral service will be held on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Fair Havens Community Church with Rev. Brent Reilly officiating. A private family interment to be held at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Bolsover.

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Filed Under: Ontario

LIGHTFOOT: Gordon John

Posted by on June 2, 2017

Lightfoot: Gordon John-at Lakeview Manor, Beaverton on Thursday, June 1, 2017.  Gordon Lightfoot of Beaverton was the beloved husband of the late Brenda Mae (Hales) Lightfoot.  Loved father of Laurie Lightfoot (Greg) of Gamebridge, Bonnie Grinsven (Cory) of Brechin, Cindy Gorman (Randy) of Beaverton and Gord Lightfoot (Carole) of Argyle. Grandfather of Larry, Traci, Joshua, Sommer-Lynn, James and David. Great-grandfather of Michael, Trenton, Fynn, Keylon, Mynro, Madison and Shawn.  Brother of Violet Warvill (Art) and Betty Lamb both of Beaverton. Family and friends will be received at Beacan Presbyterian Church, 413 Simcoe Street, Beaverton on Monday June 5, 2017 from 12 noon until time of funeral service at 2 PM. Interment Stone Church Cemetery, Beaverton. If so desired, memorial donations, in memory of Gordon, to the Brock Animal Shelter or the Brock Food Bank would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences are welcomed at www.manganfuneralhome.com

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Filed Under: Ontario

HURREN: Bertha May of Beaverton, Ontario

Posted by on May 25, 2017

HURREN: Bertha May – at Orillia on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Bertha (Arbourne) Hurren was the beloved wife of William Leonard Hurren, of Beaverton.  Loved mother of Connie (Ron) Winstanley of Beaverton, Faye (Phil) Carleton of Manitouwadge, and Barbara Hurren of Beaverton. Loved grandmother of Jeffrey, Steven, Amanda (Mark), Tammy (Darrell), Daniel, Christopher (Mandy), Jessie, Trevor and great-grandmother of Chad, Ceria, Bryce, Breanna, Colin, Dean, Eric and Isaac. Family and friends will be received at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 54 Bolsover Road, Bolsover on Monday, May 29, 2017 from 12:30 PM until time of funeral service at 1:30 PM. Interment St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Bolsover.  If so desired memorial donations in memory of Bertha to the Canadian Cancer society would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences are welcomed at www.manganfuneralhome.com

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Filed Under: Ontario

WRIGHT: Elwin Burt of Udney, Ontario

Posted by on May 25, 2017

WRIGHT: Elwin Burt – at Udney on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Elwin Wright was the beloved husband of the late Mary Frances (Clitheroe) Wright. Beloved father of Lorice (Craig) Brooks, Laura (Paul) Deschamps, Lonnie (Jenn) Wright and predeceased by Lisa Wright. Dear grandfather of Megan, Gilbert, Mitchell, Cassie, Tyler, Miranda, Ben and Elijah. Brother of Barry, Bud (Betty), predeceased by Betty and Ben (Marilyn surviving).
Family and friends will be received at the Mangan Funeral Home, Beaverton on Saturday from 2 – 4 PM and 7 – 9 PM. Funeral service will held at the funeral home on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 1:30 PM. Interment Udney Cemetery, Ramara Township. If so desired, memorial donations, in memory of Elwin, to Brain Tumour Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences are welcomed at www.manganfuneralhome.com

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Filed Under: Ontario

HANLEY: Rev. Donald Bruce

Posted by on May 1, 2017

HANLEY: Rev. Donald Bruce – at Champlain Manor, Orillia, on Friday, April 28, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Barbara (Lewis) Hanley.  Dear father of Bruce (Cindy) Hanley of Beaverton and Jane Hanley of London.  Sadly missed by his grandchildren Lisa (Kevin), Christopher (Irene), Jamie, and great-grandchildren Jack and Jessika. Family and friends are invited to a memorial service at St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church, 429 Jamieson Dr., Orillia on Friday, May 5, 2017 at 2 PM. There will be a visitation at the church from 1 P.M. to 2 P.M. If so desired memorial donations, to the Canadian Cancer Society in memory of Rev, Donald Hanley would be greatly appreciated by the family. Service arrangements entrusted to the Mangan Funeral Home, Beaverton (705-426-5777).  Online condolences are welcomed at www.manganfuneralhome.com

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Filed Under: Ontario

CORNER: Allan John of Port Perry formerly of Beaverton

Posted by on April 21, 2017

CORNER: Allan John – (born November 15, 1926 in Brock Township) at Lakeridge Health Port Perry, on Thursday, April 20, 2017.  Allan Corner of Port Perry and formerly of Beaverton was the beloved husband of Dorothy May (Wakelin) Corner. Dear father of Jane (David) Meisner-Bloor and Susan (David) Adair. Lovingly remembered by grandchildren Philip (Grace) Meisner, Matthew (fiancé Michelle) Adair, Christopher Adair, and greatgrandchildren Emma and Samantha Meisner.  Predeceased by his parents Russell and Myrtle (Hamilton) Corner and his brother Gordon (late Mary) Corner. Family and friends will be received at the Mangan Funeral Home, Beaverton, on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 10:30 am until time of funeral service at 12 noon. Thank you to everyone for your support and prayers. If so desired, donations in memory of Allan to St. Andrew’s United Church, Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated by the family.  Online condolences are welcomed at www.manganfuneralhome.com

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Filed Under: Ontario

DAVIDSON: James Alexander – Of Beaverton

Posted by on April 17, 2017

DAVIDSON: James Alexander – on Saturday, April 15, 2017, at Whitby, with his family by his side.  James Davidson of Lakeview Manor, Beaverton was the loved father of Donna (Garry) Dowse, Bonnie (Ron), Jake (Sherry), Lori (Jim), Sandi (Mike) and predeceased by Rob (late Nancy) and Doug.  Survived by many grandchildren great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and his sister Jean. The family will have a private graveside service following cremation. If so desired, memorial donations in memory of James to the Alzheimer Society or the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the Mangan Funeral Home, Beaverton. Online condolences are welcomed at www.manganfuneralhome.com

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Filed Under: Ontario

SEDORE: Vernon Douglas of Beaverton

Posted by on April 13, 2017

SEDORE: Vernon Douglas – passed away, with his wife by his side, at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 in his 75 year. Beloved husband of Myrtle (Cryderman) Sedore of Beaverton. Cherished father of Darlene (Paul), Denise and Verna (Brian). He will be missed by his eight grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Family and friends will be received at the Mangan Funeral Home, Beaverton, on Saturday, April 15, 2017 from 11 am until time of funeral service at 1 pm. Interment Stone Church Cemetery, Beaverton. If so desired, donations in memory of Vern, to the Beaverton Lions Club would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences are welcomed at www.manganfuneralhome.com

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Filed Under: Ontario

TOLPA: Ella

Posted by on April 3, 2017

TOLPA: Ella – Passed away at the Hill House Hospice, Richmond Hill, on Friday March 31, 2017. Ella (Epp) Tolpa was the beloved wife of Walter Tolpa of Pefferlaw. Dear mother of Frank of East York. As per family wishes there will be no visitation or funeral service. Cremation has taken place. Online condolences are welcomed at www.manganfuneralhome.com

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Filed Under: Ontario

Rideout: Ronald James

Posted by on April 3, 2017

RIDEOUT: Ronald James – Passed away at Coleman Care Centre, Barrie, on Thursday, March 30, 2017 in his 71st year.  Beloved father of Heather (Mike) Robinson and cherished grandfather of Ronin and Hayden Robinson.  Loved brother of Linda (Terry) Wilhelm.   Family will receive friends at the Mangan Funeral Home, 332 Osborne St. Beaverton on Thursday, April 6th from 12 noon until time of memorial service at 1 p.m.  If so desired, donations in memory of Ron can be made to the Epilepsy Ontario and would be appreciated.  Online condolences are welcomed at www.manganfuneralhome.com

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Filed Under: Ontario

PATTIMORE: Audrey Winnifred of Beaverton, Ontario

Posted by on March 21, 2017

PATTIMORE: Audrey Winnifred – at Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Orillia on Saturday, March 18, 2017.  Audrey (Tyndall) Pattimore of Beaverton was the beloved wife of the late Raymond Douglas Pattimore.  Loved mother of Gail Hopkins (Larry) of Queensville and Doug Pattimore (Karen) of Stouffville.  Grandmother of Jesse, Jamie, Jacob and Logan and great-grandmother of Cole, Carter and Aliya. A celebration of life gathering will be held on Wednesday April 5, 2017 at 1 PM at the Knox Presbyterian Church, 1641 Ramara Road # 51 (Brechin)  Gamebridge.  If so desired, memorial donations, in memory of Audrey, to a charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences are welcomed at www.manganfuneralhome.com

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Filed Under: Ontario

MOSES: James Eriol

Posted by on March 14, 2017

MOSES: James Eriol – Lakeview Manor, Beaverton on Friday March 10, 2017.  Beloved companion of Murielle Hall of St. Catharines.  Dear father of Adeline (late John) Graham of Beaverton and Joe (Melony) of Brechin.Loved grandfather of Melanie, James, Harley, Austin, Jesse and Allison and great-grandfather of Heaven-Liegh, Alexandria and Markus. Brother of Lynne (Bob) Hill of Bolsover and predeceased by his parents Jack and Phyllis (Morton) Moses and his sister Beth. Cremation at this time and a memorial service will be held at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Cemetery, Bolsover on Satuday May 27, 2017 at 2 PM. If so desired, memorial donations, in memory of Jim, to the Lakeview Manor Ladies Auxiliary or the Alzheimer Society would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences are welcomed at www.manganfuneralhome.com

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Filed Under: Ontario

GETTINBY: Evelyn Mae of Port Perry

Posted by on March 13, 2017

GETTINBY: Evelyn Mae – at Lakeridge Health, Port Perry, on Sunday March 12, 2017.  Evelyn (Inglis) Gettinby of Port Perry and formerly of Uxbridge and Cambray, beloved wife of Robert John Gettinby.  Dear mother of Thom (Carol) of Little Britain.  Sister of late Ken (Freda) Inglis of Arnprior.  Aunt of Ewan Inglis and David (Janet) Inglis. A celebration of life gathering will be held at a later date. If so desired memorial donations in memory of Evelyn, to the charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences are welcomed at www.manganfuneralhome.com

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Filed Under: Ontario

Burgess: John Ross “Pat”-formerly of Pefferlaw

Posted by on March 3, 2017

BURGESS: John Ross “Pat” – passed away peacefully at Cedarvale Lodge, Keswick on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at the age of 85.  Beloved father of Patti Burgess and husband of the late Nora Burgess. Predeceased by his sisters Myrtle, Helen, Brenda and brother Bernard.  He proudly served as a member of the Canadian Armed Forces and served 32 years as a volunteer with the Pefferlaw firefighters; four of those years as District Chief. A long-time resident of Pefferlaw, he enjoyed a career as a mechanic and later as a truck driver, with a lengthy employment and later retirement from Langstaff Card Co. Cannington.  A sincere thank you to the staff at Cedarvale Lodge for the care they provided over the last several years.  A truly “gentle” man whose smile lit up a room and embraced the hearts of all who knew him.  He will be fondly remembered by family and friends.  The family and friends will be received at the Mangan Funeral Home, Beaverton on Tuesday March 7, 2017 from 11 AM until time of funeral service at 1 PM. Interment St. Andrew’s Cemetery, Bolsover. Pat had a sincere affection for all animals.  Memorial donations to the Ontario SPCA would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences are welcomed at www.manganfuneralhome.com

 

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Filed Under: Ontario

SMITH: David Carl of Scarborough, Ontario

Posted by on February 10, 2017

Smith: David Carl – at Scarborough on Monday February 6, 2017.  Beloved son of Irene (Shea) and the late Ivan Smith of Beaverton.  Dear brother of Allan (Irene) of Ottawa, Bruce (Suzanne) of Whitby and Paul (Diane) of Alberton, PEI. Survived by nine nieces and nephews and nine great nieces and nephews. There will be no visitation or funeral service. If so desired memorial donations, in memory of David, to Andy’s Crock Pot (St. Andrew’s United Church, Beaverton) would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences are welcomed at www.manganfuneralhome.com

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Filed Under: Ontario, The Maritimes

PHILLIPS: Terrance “Terry” Brian of Beaverton, Ontario

Posted by on February 5, 2017

PHILLIPS: Terrance Brian “Terry” – at Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Orillia on Wednesday, February 1, 2017.  Terry Phillips of Beaverton was predeceased by his son George, parents Edwin “Ted” and Rosetta (Woodgate) Phillips, sister Barbara and brother Paul.  Survived by his brother John Phillips of Alberta. There will be no visitation or funeral service. If so desired, memorial donations, in memory of Terry, to the Brock Food Bank would be greatly appreciated. Online condolences are welcomed at www.manganfuneralhome.com

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Filed Under: Alberta, Ontario

LYNN: Murray Edwin of Beaverton, Ontario

Posted by on January 31, 2017

LYNN: Murray Edwin – at Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Orillia on Monday, January 30, 2017.  Murray Lynn was the beloved companion of Linda Stevens of Beaverton.  Father of Janice Lynn (Paul Kohn), Joanne (Glen) Bidon and David Lynn.  Survived by his grandsons Matt and Andy Bidon.  Brother of Bernice Douglas, predeceased by his brother Gordon “Hank” and his sister Marie Hedges. Brother-in-law of Gary and Nancy Edgar. Uncle of Mary Douglas, Erin (Darryl) Linguist, Andrea Jackson and Ryan Edgar. Family and friends will be received at the Mangan Funeral Home, Beaverton on Thursday, February 2, 2017 from 11 AM until time of funeral service at 12 noon. If so desired, memorial donations, in memory of Murray, to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences are welcomed at www.manganfuneralhome.com

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Filed Under: Ontario

EGAN: Patrick Gerard of Brechin, Ontario

Posted by on January 23, 2017

EGAN: Patrick Gerard: – at Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Orillia on Saturday, January 21, 2017.  Pat Egan of Brechin, beloved husband of Anne Marie (Fitzgerald) Egan and dear father of Erin (Mitch) Randell of New Liskeard, Kevin, Mary and Neil of Brechin.  Brother of Tom (Carole) of Norwood and Brian (Linda) of Oshawa.  Family and friends will be received at the Mangan Funeral Home, Beaverton on Wednesday from 2 PM to 4 PM and 7 PM to 9 PM.  Funeral mass will be held at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church, Brechin on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 11 AM. Interment St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Victoria Road, Ontario. If so desired memorial donations in memory of Pat, to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated by the family.  Online condolences are welcomed at www.manganfuneralhome.com

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Filed Under: Ontario

Smith: Lois Roberta

Posted by on January 20, 2017

SMITH: Lois Roberta – formerly of Beaverton, passed away at  Peterborough on Thursday January 19, 2017.  Lois (Teer) Smith was the beloved wife of the late William B. Smith. Sadly missed by Susan (Carl) Dennis of London, Pam (Jim) McFeeters of Peterborough, Cathy (Paul) McFeeters of Picton and their families.  Sister of late Pauline (late Glen) Stewart, late Peter (Emily) Teer. A private family interment service will be held at the Stone Church Cemetery, Beaverton. If so desired memorial donations, in memory of Lois, to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences are welcomed at www.manganfuneralhome.com

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Filed Under: Ontario

PRENEVOST: Donald Joseph of Beaverton, Ontario

Posted by on January 16, 2017

PRENEVOST: Donald Joseph – at his residence Beaverton, on Sunday, January 15, 2017.  Husband of the late Heather E. (Mugford) Prenevost.  Loved father of Trevor (Niomi) Prenevost of Brooklin and Susan (Samuel) Millington of Port Perry. Dear grandfather of Madison, Holina, Sammy, Kareem, Anessa and Mateen.  Don will be greatly missed by his furry friend Gypsy. Brother of Diane Scobbie.  Family and friends are invited to a celebration of life service, at the Mangan Funeral Home Beaverton on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 1 pm, with visitation for one hour prior to service time.  If so desired, memorial donations in memory of Don, to Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 135, Beaverton would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences are welcomed at www.manganfuneralhome.com

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Filed Under: Ontario

McDONALD: Jannetta Mae of Beaverton, formerly of Woodville

Posted by on January 5, 2017

McDONALD: Jannetta Mae – at Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Orillia on Wednesday, January 4, 2017.  Mae (Jewell) McDonald of Beaverton and formerly of Woodville was the beloved wife of the late Larry McDonald.  Loved mother of Joan and her husband Gordon Steele of Woodville, Ken and his wife Maureen McDonald of Beaverton and predeceased by her son Barry Jewell.  Dear grandma of Donald Steele and Bev, Linda Wilson, Larry McDonald and Ashley, Mitchell McDonald, Nicole McDonald and Nick.  Great grandma of Thomas Steele, Sydney Steele, Ryan Steele and Alora, Michael McDonald, Madison McDonald, Mason Steele, April and Clifford. Great-great grandma of Auden Steele. Sister of the late Catherine and her husband Peter McEachern and the late Albert and his wife Eunice Jewell.  Family and friends will be received at the Mangan Funeral Home, Beaverton on Sunday from 2 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Monday, January 9, 2017 at 1:30 pm. Interment Smith’s Cemetery, Woodville. If so desired memorial donations in memory of Mae to Lakeview Manor Ladies Auxiliary or a charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences are welcomed at www.manganfuneralhome.com

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Filed Under: Ontario

MORRISON: David Bruce

Posted by on January 2, 2017

MORRISON: David Bruce – suddenly on December 27, 2016, at Beaverton.  David Morrison, of Beaverton was predeceased by his parents Bruce D. and Betty (Stockdale) Morrison.   Brother of Janice Gunther of Beaverton and the late Dianne Lindsay.  Uncle of Susan, Joey, Paul John, Steven and great uncle to eight nieces and nephews.  Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service at Beacan Presbyterian Church, Beaverton, on Saturday January 14, 2017 at 11:30 AM. In lieu of flowers memorial donations in memory of David, to Community Care-Brock, would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences are welcomed at www.manganfuneralhome.com

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Filed Under: Ontario

WARREN: Albert Edward “Ted” of Beaverton, Ontario

Posted by on December 29, 2016

WARREN: Albert Edward “Ted” – at Lakeview Manor, Beaverton on Wednesday, December 28, 2016.  Ted Warren of Beaverton was the beloved husband of the late Lorraine (Smale) Warren.  Loved father of Cathy (Bill), late Ron and grandfather of Dalton (Megan). Brother of Marion Coon, Jim Warren and predeceased by Arthur, Marie, Ethel, Elwood and Ann. Survived by many nieces and nephew. Family and friends will be received at the Mangan Funeral, Beaverton on Friday, January 6, 2017 from 7 PM to 9 PM with funeral service in Beacan Presbyterian Church, Beaverton on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 1:30 PM. If so desired, memorial donations, in memory of Ted, to the Parkinson Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences are welcomed at www.manganfuneralhome.com

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Filed Under: Ontario

THORN:HILDA

Posted by on December 27, 2016

THORN: HILDA (SMITH) –of Pefferlaw died peacefully at home Sunday, December 25, 2016 in her 94th year. Hilda was born September 9, 1923 in Toronto, the second of two children, to Percival and Ada Smith.  Hilda worked at Simpsons’ Mail Order Department then Kodak where she became part of the movement to unionize.  She joined The Chemical Workers Union and had the privilege of sitting on the first bargaining committee, which was successful in their first agreement.  Hilda met Gordon Thorn while out dancing at the Palais Royal in the Beaches and were married September 6, 1946.  Hilda and Gordon moved to Unionville and raised their four children.  Hilda was active supporting the family business.  As the children grew she became involved with the Unionville Swim Club Executive and taking the swim team to local meets.  She later joined the Unionville Curling Club where she was the President of the Womens’ Section for a number of years.  One of the highlights of her life was being on a team from the Club that competed in the Canadian Senior Ladies Curling Championship in 1976 in P.E.I, in which the team rose to the finals and came second in the national championship.  Hilda and Gordon moved to Pefferlaw in 1982.  Hilda took up golf, the S&B craft group, traveling, Gordon’s retirement and life with nature. Hilda’s family and friends have been her life.  Hilda is predeceased by her husband Robert Gordon Thorn (2014). She is survived by her children Gwen Turner (Ed Joseph) of Minden, Arlene Thorn (Joe O’Hearn) of Thunder Bay, Carson Thorn (Margaret Thorn) of Woodville and Christine Smith of Oakwood.  Also 11 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren, predeceased by sister Edith Hunt and one great grandchild.  Visitation will be held at the Beacan Presbyterian Church 413 Simcoe St. Beaverton, on Saturday December 31, 2016 from 10 a.m. until the time of funeral service at 11a.m. Family only internment at Stone Church Cemetery, Beaverton immediately following the funeral service. All are welcome to attend a light lunch at the Beacan Presbyterian Church after the funeral service. If desired memorial donations to Becan Presbyterian Church or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family and made through the Mangan Funeral Home, Beaverton (705-426-5777). Online condolences are welcome at www.manganfuneralhome.com

 

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Filed Under: Ontario