Mowat, Farley McGill of Port Hope, Ontario

Posted by on May 8, 2014

Farley Mowat

Mowat, Farley McGill
Born in Belleville, Ontario on May 12th, 1921. Died May 6th, 2014 at The Northumberlad Hills Hospital, Cobourg, Ontario. Beloved husband and best friend of Claire (nee Wheeler) for 48 years. Cherished father of Sandy and his wife Kim of Palgrave, Ontario and David and his family of Calgary, Alberta. Loving grandfather of Justin Mowat of Palgrave and Courtney and, Mellissa Mowat of Calgary. Brother of Rosemary Mowat of Barrie, and John and his wife Dianne of Cobourg. Special uncle to Brian, Jeff, and Matthew Mowat. Predeceased by his parents Angus and Helen Mowat and by his first wife Frances Thornhill.
Farley Mowat was a member of the Order of Canada and the recipient of nine Honorary Doctorates. He was the author of 42 books, a writing career that spanned 63 years. His books are read around the world and have been translated into 26 languages. He will be greatly missed by his family and by many friends in many places.
A private family funeral will be held in Port Hope on a later date.
Donations in Farley’s memory may be made to any charity dedicated to helping animals or saving our environment.
Arrangements in care of the Ross Funeral Chapel.


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Aiken, James “Will” of Campbellcroft, Ontario

Posted by on December 5, 2013

Suddenly at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on December 5, 2013 in his 74th year.  Will Aiken, beloved husband of Bonnie Wilson.  Loving father of Laurie Lang (Earl), Julie Tukendorf (Barry) Mandy Aiken (Pat Pelow).  Grandfather of Melissa Clark, Megan Gurdebeke, Kate and Tyler Tukendorf and Rylee and Joe Pelow.  Come share your memories with us at an open house for Will at “The Barn”, 8473 Gilmour Rd., Campbellcroft on Sunday December 8th, 2013 from 1 – 4 p.m.  Dress warm and casual.

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