SMITH: Henry Alva of Belleville

Posted by on June 20, 2017

SMITH, Henry Alva – of Belleville, passed away into the arms of his Saviour Jesus Christ on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in his 84th year. Henry is now enjoying a glorious reunion with his beloved wife Rose in Heaven with a plate of French fries, a bowl of ice cream and a butter tart or two washed down with a coffee. As Henry would say, “Everything is ‘tickity boo’”. Henry, the 13th child of Walter and Martha Smith of Picton, was born on May 30, 1934. Henry was a member of the Canadian Armed Forces for 29 years, retiring with the rank of Master Warrant Officer. He was extremely proud of his Engineers and his deployment as a UN peace keeper in the Gaza Strip. After his military retirement Henry enjoyed 12 years as the Assistant Administrator of the Home Care with the Belleville Hospital. Dad loved and was well loved by his many grandchildren and children; Danny Smith (Annette) of Consecon, Debby Barrie (Jim) of Hay Bay, Jim Smith (Laurie) of Toronto, Barbara Smith of Belleville, and Scott Smith of Belleville. Grandfather to 7, great-grandfather to 15 and great-great-grandfather to 2. Also remembered by many nieces, and nephews. Heartfelt thankyous to the wonderful staff of Hastings Manor who cared so well for Dad for the past five years including his time in Palliative Care. Cremation has taken place and family and friends are invited to a graveside service to be held at 1pm Friday, June 23rd, 2017 at the West Lake Community Church cemetery, County Road 12, Picton, ON. If desired donations may be made to the Picton or Belleville Salvation Army. Arrangements entrusted to Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel (613-968-2273) Belleville.

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Filed Under: Belleville, Ontario, Toronto

FOSTER: Vaunga Marie of Bloomfield

Posted by on June 19, 2017

FOSTER, Vaunga Marie – of Bloomfield, entered into rest on Saturday June 17th, 2017 in her 82nd year. Dear daughter of the late Frank & Dorothy Brimley. Cherished wife of 60 years to Garry Foster. Loving Mom of Gregory (Kim) Foster of Brooklin. Also lovingly remembered by her sisters Margaret Blakely & Marilyn Williams. Dear aunt of Lisa Nelson (Dave), Ted Aman (Mandy) & their daughter Holly, Julie Wood (John).

Cremation arrangements entrusted to Steele Funeral Home, Belleville.

The family will be having a Memorial Service at Bloomfield United Church, 272 Main Street, Bloomfield on Thursday June 22nd, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. , with visitation prior to service from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Following the service lunch will be provided in the church hall. Inurnment to follow in Wellington.

If desired, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to:  Bloomfield United Church (c/o 272 Main Street, Bloomfield, 613-393-2160) or the Heart & Stroke Foundation (c/o 720 Progress Avenue, Unit #5, Kingston, Ontario. K7M 4W9, 613-962-2502)

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Filed Under: Belleville, Ontario

CLARK: Elizabeth Ann of Belleville

Posted by on June 19, 2017

Clark, Elizabeth Ann – peacefully, at the Q.H.C. Belleville, on Friday June 16th, 2017 in her 77th year.  Daughter of the late Edwin and Eva Sims. Dear mother of Garth Clark of Belleville, Arlene Hiles of Millbrook and Pam Corbett of Hamilton. Remembered by grandchildren Sara, Sophia, Silas and by many nieces and nephews. Sister of Edwin Sims, Paul Sims and the late Wesley Sims.

Arrangements in the care of Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel (613-968-2273).

A Memorial service will be held at the Salvation Army, 290 Bridge Street West, Belleville on Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 2:00 p.m., with visitation from 1:00 p.m. until service time.

If desired, Memorial donations to the Salvation Army or The Gideons would be appreciated.

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Filed Under: Belleville, Ontario

HOLMES: Donald E. of Belleville

Posted by on June 15, 2017

Holmes, Donald E. – Suddenly at Belleville General Hospital on Monday, June 12th, 2017 in his 82nd year.  Beloved husband of Margaret Holmes for 59 years.  Loving father of Carolyne, Elaine, David and his wife Connie.  Proud grandfather of Nathan, Matthew, Jacob and Zachary.  Don is survived by his siblings Eva, Shirley, Wynelda, Linda, Jack and Carmen.  He is predeceased by siblings Gerri, Allan, Ted and Larry.

The family will receive friends at the Steele Funeral Home on Tuesday, June 27th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and again at St. Thomas’ Anglican Church on Wednesday, June 28th from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., followed by the Memorial Service held at the church at 11:30 a.m. Reception in the church hall, followed by inurnment at Belleville Cemetery.

No charity specified.

Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West, Belleville, 613-968-2273, www.steelefuneralhome.ca

St. Thomas’ Anglican Church, 201 Church Street, Belleville, www.stthomasbelleville.ca

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Filed Under: Belleville, Ontario

SOBLE: Carol S. (nee Burr) of Kingston, formerly of Belleville

Posted by on June 13, 2017

SOBLE, Carol S. (nee Burr) –

On Monday, June 12at Providence Manor, Kingston, where she has resided for the last five years, in her 95th year.  Predeceased by her husband William (Bill) Soble and parents the Rev. Lorne and May Burr.  Survived by her children Elsie James (Dr. Gordon), Ottawa; the Rev. Dr. Wayne Soble (the Rev. Dr. Jean Stairs), Kingston; the Rev. Dale Soble (Susan), Peterborough; brother Rodney Burr (Ellen) and sister Pauline Dempsey, both of Prince Edward County; 9 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.  The family expresses their deep appreciation to the heath care team on Sydenham 4 at Providence Manor.

A service acknowledging death and giving thanks for her life will be conducted by her nephew the Rev. Terry Dempsey at Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West (613-968-2273) on Friday, June 16, 2017 at 2 p.m. preceded by visitation from 1 p.m. and followed immediately by a reception at the Steele Family Centre after which internment will take place at Burr’s Cemetery, Prince Edward County.

If desired, Memorial Donations may be made to Victoria Avenue Baptist Church, Belleville or University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF – Providence Manor), Kingston.

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Filed Under: Belleville, Kingston, Ontario, Ottawa

FOSTER: Ruth Winnifred (nee Smith) (WWll Veteran) of Belleville

Posted by on June 12, 2017

Foster, Ruth Winnifred (nee Smith) WWII Veteran – after years of a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s Disease, Ruth went to be with the Lord on June 9th 2017 in her 91st year.  Beloved wife of Jack Foster. Loving mother of Roy (Mary-Lou) Hewitt, the late Ron Hewitt, Dale Hewitt, Bob (Tana) Foster and Jill (Gord) Hills.  She is remembered by many grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Ruth is predeceased by her brother Ron Smith.  Ruth loved to be with people and she loved to sing, she was a member of the Stirling Gospelairs and a retired member of the Toronto Metro Police Association. T

he Memorial Service will be held at the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West (613-968-2273) on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.  Reception to follow with inurnment at Belleville Cemetery later in the day.

The family wish to extend their thanks to the staff of Westgate Lodge for their care and support.

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Filed Under: Belleville, Ontario

FRANCIS: John Edward of Belleville

Posted by on June 6, 2017

FRANCIS, John Edward – Passed away peacefully at his home with his wife by his side on Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at the age of 73.  Son of the late Stanley and Helen (nee Bell) Francis. Beloved husband and companion of Judith (nee Finlayson).  Dear father of Charles and James LeBlanc, stepfather of Heather (Jason) Drouillard, Sylvia (Luke) Wolf and Kristian Saajarvi.  Loving Grandfather “Graaammpa!” of Sarah, Ashley, Dylan, and Jessica.  He is survived by sister, Judy (Ron) Murphy and predeceased by sister, Ruth Boyce.  . John will be missed by nieces Kallie and Jessica Murphy.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Ontario Lung Association, https://www.on.lung.ca .  A Memorial Service will be celebrated at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 135 Palmer Road, Belleville on Sunday, June 11th, 2017 at 2:00pm.

 

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Filed Under: Belleville, Ontario

SHORT: Doris May of Belleville

Posted by on June 2, 2017

 

 

 

Doris May Short – Life long resident of Belleville, passed away at Hastings Manor on Tuesday, May 30th, 2017, in her 90th year. Beloved wife of Albert Glenn Short, a WWII veteran who predeceased her on March 18th, 2016. Dear mother of Susan Leclaire, of Shannonville; Leonora (Larry) Dean, of Cumberland, Mark (Brenda), of Roslin; Kirby (Anita), of Mississauga; Jennifer (Brian) Decoste, and Barry (Valery), both of Belleville; Brent (Susan) of Whitby; Monica Lapierre (James Mcgill) of Renfrew; and Oriol (Sean) Rhodes, of Burlington. Doris was also loved by 23 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, and one great, great grandson. She is survived by her brother, Bill Brohm. Mrs. Short was predeceased by her parents, Angus Brohm and Ruby “Nana” Fobert (nee Magee), her step father, Mike Fobert, by three brothers and two sisters.

The family will receive friends at the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West (613-968-2273) on Sunday, June 4th from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph’s Church, 399 Victoria Ave., Belleville on Monday, June 5th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.  Cremation to follow, with inurnment at St. James Cemetery at a later date.

If desired, Memorial Donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated.

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Filed Under: Belleville, Pembroke, Toronto

HINTON: Doris Evelyn of Belleville

Posted by on June 1, 2017

HINTON, Doris Evelyn (nee Hele) of Belleville, entered into rest at her home on Monday, May 22nd, 2017 in her 89th year. Dear daughter of the late William & Edra Hele. Beloved wife of the late Douglas Melville Hinton. Loving mother of Dale, Douglas (Kimberly) and Bev (Don). Also lovingly remembered by grandchildren; Jennifer, Jason (Lisa), Rebecca (Bryan), Kate (Adrian) and great grandchildren Emma, Mika, Anthony and Chloe. Dear sister of Shirley. Predeceased by her sister Betty.

A Celebration of Life to be held at the Steele Family Centre, 20 Moira Street West, Belleville (613-968-2273) on Saturday, June 3rd, 2017 from 2:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. Private Inurnment at Belleville Cemetery.

If desired, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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Filed Under: Belleville, Ontario, Toronto

MANDL: Hans Wilhelm of Foxboro

Posted by on May 30, 2017

Mandl, Hans Wilhelm – Entered into rest peacefully at his residence on Wednesday May 24th, 2017 in his 80th year. Beloved husband of the late Yvonne  Mandl. Loving father of Kelly Mandl-Minshall (Brad). Cherished papa to Casey. Beloved companion of Anna Wagner. Dear brother of Milli Ferworn (Kurt), Ingrid Reinecke (Peter). Predeceased by sister Trude Machon and brother Maximilian Mandl.  Will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, friends and extended family.

Visitation will be held at Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West, Belleville (613-968-2273) on Monday, June 5th, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. – 7.00 p.m.  Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday June 6st, 2017 at 11.00 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to service.  Interment St. James Cemetery. Following the interment a reception will be held at the Steele Family Centre.

If desired, memorial donations to Belleville Children’s Aid Society  would be appreciated.

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Filed Under: Belleville, Ontario

JANSEN, Jeremey Scott of Belleville

Posted by on May 25, 2017

Jansen, Jeremy Scott – It is with great sadness we share the sudden passing of our beloved Jeremy Scott Jansen on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in his 39th year.  Jeremy is survived by his wife, Victoria (Smith) and four sons, Corbin, Mason, Sabastien, Jaxxon and grandson, Axton.  Sadly missed by his parents, Jerry & Ann (Kugel)  Jansen, siblings, Jenn (Dave), Shawn (Alex), Alicia (Gabe) & Ryan (Tasha). Loved and cherished by a huge extended family and friends.   Proud owner of Quinte Boatdocks, Belleville.  Jeremy had a zest for life and valued family above all.  Jeremy’s legacy of generosity and kind-heartedness will never be forgotten by those who cherished the time spent with him.

Visitation will be Friday, May, 26th, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel 30 Moira Street West (613-968-2273).  A Funeral Service celebrating Jeremy’s life will be held at Calvary Community Church, 679 Dundas Street West, Belleville at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May, 27th, 2017.

If desired, the family requests Memorial Donations to be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.  https://www.heartandstroke.ca/get-involved/donate

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Filed Under: Belleville, Ontario

Martin: Irven Albert of Belleville

Posted by on May 23, 2017

MARTIN, Irven Albert – of Belleville, entered into rest peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday May 20th, 2017 in his 75th year. Dear son of the late James & Sabina Martin.  Beloved husband of Nancy Anne Duguay (nee Miller) & the late Betty Martin.  Cherished father of Richard Martin (Spencer Harrison) of Toronto and Sean Martin (Tara Kelly) of Smiths Falls. Dear step father of Steven Duguay of Ottawa, Aaron Duguay (Becky) of Kingston and Rachel Duguay (Chad) of Petewawa.  Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren; Cassidy and Kiersten Martin, Christopher, Novah, Draven, Avah Duguay and Josiah Newman. Irven will be missed by his siblings; Jack Martin (late Lorraine), Gary Martin (Marion) and Don Martin (Nancy). Predeceased by brothers; Harvey and Ralph Martin. Also lovingly remembered by his sister-in-law Linda Martin. Fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Service will be held at Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West, Belleville (613-968-2273) on Monday May 29th, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. with visitation prior from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Rev. David Brotherton officiating. Interment Albury Cemetery.

If desired, donations to the UC DAVIS Mind Institute or the Fragile X Research Foundation of Canada would be appreciated by the family.

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ROBB: Reta May of Belleville

Posted by on May 17, 2017

ROBB, Reta May – of Belleville, entered into rest at Hastings Manor Nursing Home on Friday May 12th, 2017 in her 95th year. Dear daughter of the late William & Stella Titus (nee Walt). Beloved wife of the late John Alexander Robb. Cherished Mother of William John “Bill” Robb of Belleville. Reta was predeceased by her siblings; Irene Chalmers, Gladys Isles, Ethel Lowery, Edna, William, Arthur, Walter, Stanley and Harold Titus and her very good friend Gladys Willson Hallam.

Cremation has already taken place.

A Memorial Service will be held at Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West, Belleville on Tuesday May 30th, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. with visitation one hour prior to service.

If desired, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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Filed Under: Belleville, Ontario

LOSHAW: Ramona Luella of Devlin, Ontario and formerly of Belleville

Posted by on May 12, 2017

Loshaw, Ramona Luella – recently of Devlin, ON, passed away peacefully with family by her side on May 10, 2017 at Laverendrye Hospital in Fort Frances, ON.  Ramona was born in Wellington and resided in Belleville until recently moving to be with family.  She was predeceased by husband of 54 years, John and parents Samuel and Violet Bartman.  She is survived by sister Marjorie (Garfield) McKenzie and children Stephen (Patricia) and Judy Lavigne (Michael Stewart); grandchildren Angela (Andrew) Saciuk, Arden (Caroline) Loshaw, Matthew (Amie) Lavigne, Avril Lavigne and Michelle (Ryota) Kohama; seven great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.  Mom enjoyed cooking, quilting and sewing as well as a love for genealogy.  She was a member of Calvary Community Church, Belleville.

Visitation will be at the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West (613-968-2273) on Monday, May 15th from 7:00 -9:00 P.M. The Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 at 11:00 A.M.  Interment of cremated remains to follow in the Stockdale Cemetery.

If desired, Memorial Donations to the Alzheimer’s Society would be appreciated.

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Filed Under: Belleville, Ontario, Thunder Bay

NOLAN: Gary Herbert Campbell of Belleville

Posted by on May 3, 2017

NOLAN, Gary Herbert Campbell – passed away peacefully, with his family at his side, on Saturday April 29, 2017. Gary Nolan of Belleville, Ontario at the age of 80.  Son of the late Leo and Effie Nolan.  Predeceased by his loving wife of 55 years, Freda (2015).  Loving father of Kelly (Charlie) Purchase, Janet (Dennis) Persaud, Greg Nolan and Gayla (Michael) Butler. Gary was an inspiration and role model to 12 grandchildren and 3 great granddaughters and first great grandson arriving in several weeks.

The family will hold a Graveside Service at Zion Hill Cemetery (laneway just west of 621 Zion Road, Thurlow Township) on Saturday, May 6th 2017 at 12:30 p.m. with a Reception to follow at the Belleville Club, 210 Pinnacle Street, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Cremation was entrusted to the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel (613-968-2273).

If desired, donations to the Quinte Humane Society, www.quintehumanesociety.com .

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Filed Under: Belleville, Ontario

KNIGHT: Joyce Doreen of Picton

Posted by on April 18, 2017

Knight, Joyce Doreen – of Picton, passed away at Hospice Prince Edward on Monday, April 17th, 2017, in her 89th year, after her final fight with cancer. Dear mother of Lee (Linda), Arthur (Gail), Nancy (Steve Lewis), Eric, and Cathy (Joel Walker), and long time friend of Frank Hogan. She is also survived by a sister, Susan White, and she was loved by 8 grandchildren, and 14 great grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren. Joyce was predeceased by her husband, Floyd, and by her parents, Isaac and Nina Wannamaker, as well as by two brothers, Amos and Carl Wannamaker, and three sisters, Helen White, Elva Mackey and Mabel Lloyd. She was also loved by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, Belleville (613-968-2273).

As per Joyce’s wish, Cremation has already taken place, and a Memorial Service will be held at The Salvation Army Citadel in Picton on Friday, April 28th, at 2:00 p.m.  A private interment of the urn will take place at Cherry Valley Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial donations to Hospice Prince Edward or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

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Filed Under: Belleville, Ontario

KELLER: Ronald Basil (Bomber) of Belleville

Posted by on April 13, 2017

KELLER, Ronald Basil (Bomber) – of Belleville, entered into rest peacefully at Quinte Healthcare, Belleville General Hospital on Saturday April 8th, 2017 in his 79th year. Dear son of the late Harold & Helen Keller (nee Rushlow). Beloved husband of the late Margaret Ann Keller (nee Ashley). Loving father to Cindy (Greg), Scott (Leigh Ann), Dave (Gina) and Jeff (Bonnie). He will be missed by his 10 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Predeceased by siblings Glady Godden, Marie Noyes, Carolyn Downes and Everett “Pug” Keller. Ronald will be remembered by his many nieces and nephews.

Cremation arrangements entrusted to Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel (613-968-2273).

The family is planning a celebration of life at a later date.

If desired, memorial donations to Belleville General Hospital Oncology Department would be appreciated.

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Filed Under: Belleville, Ontario

COLEBOURNE: Richard Ernest of Foxboro

Posted by on April 13, 2017

Colebourne, Richard Ernest – peacefully at QHC-Belleville General Hospital on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 in his 75th year.  Son of the late Ernest Colebourne and Marguerite Hebert.  Beloved husband of Ann Colebourne (nee Burgoyne).  Loving father of Cara and her husband Matthew Pinchuk of Corbyville.  Proud grandfather of Jordyn, William and Greg.  Rick is remembered like a father by Murray Hannah and as a dear friend to Kevin McCann and Robert McFee.  He is survived by his brother, Edward (Jo-Anne) Colebourne.

Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel (613-968-2273).

A Graveside Service will be held at Elmwood Cemetery, 412 River Road, Corbyville, on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.  Reception to follow.

If desired, Memorial Donations to Elmwood Cemetery Memorial Fund or to the Canadian Mastiff Club (Rescue) would be appreciated.

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Filed Under: Belleville, Ontario

CASWELL: Sidney Edwin of Belleville

Posted by on April 11, 2017

Caswell, Sidney Edwin – peacefully, surrounded by family, at Trillium Care Community, Kingston on Saturday, April 8, 2017 in his 92nd year.  Son of the late Rev. Sidney Caswell and Helena Lillian Caswell (nee Freeman).  Loving husband of the late Thelma Caswell (formerly Atkinson, nee Bongard) and the late Verna Joyce Caswell (nee Ruttan).  Loving father of Evelyn (Ron) Snider of Verona, Lorne (Cheryl) Caswell of Guelph, Susan (Stephen) Aiken of Belleville, Philip Caswell of Guelph and Faith Atkinson of Campbellford. Proud grandfather of Jennifer Snider, Cheryl (Chris) Lamson, Emily Snider, Theresa (Jon) Lee, Valerie (Daniel) Wright and great grandfather of Justin Lamson, Quinn Lamson and Gloria Wright.   Sidney is predeceased by siblings, Evelyn Caswell, Lloyd Caswell, Mabel McCracken, Ina Prins and Gordon Caswell.  The family have arranged a Memorial Service to be held at Centennial Free Methodist Church, 135 Avondale Road, Belleville on Friday, April 14, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. with visitation from 12:00 noon until the time of service.

Cremation was entrusted to the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel (613-968-2273).

Memorial Donations to the Bowen/Caswell Scholarship Fund, c/o Lorne Park Foundation, P.O. Box 871, Peterborough, ON K9J 7A2, would be appreciated.  Email contact is lpf@cogeco.ca

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Filed Under: Belleville, Guelph, Kingston, Ontario

KETCHESON: James William Freeman of Belleville

Posted by on April 5, 2017

Ketcheson, James William Freeman – at his residence on Saturday, April 1, 2017 in his 99th year.  Son of the late George and Irene (nee Prentice) Ketcheson.  Beloved husband of Gwen Wright of Belleville and the late Edna Ketcheson (nee Smithrim).  Loving father of Jane (Jack) Herbert of Guelph, Marion (Duncan) Goldie of St. Thomas, Sarah Wilson of Winnipeg and George (Velma) Ketcheson of Belleville.  Proud grandfather of 10 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.  Jim is survived by his brother, Robert (Arlene) Ketcheson of Oakville and predeceased by his sisters Joan Reid and Doris Ketcheson.  He will be fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews.  Jim worked many years as the office manager at the Coca-Cola plant in Belleville.  A Memorial Service celebrating Jim’s life will be held at St. Matthew’s United Church, 25 Holloway Street Belleville on Wednesday, April 19th 2017 at 11:30 a.m. with the family receiving friends from 10:30 until the time of service.  Private inurnment at Belleville Cemetery.  Arrangements entrusted to the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel (613-968-2273). If desired, Memorial Donations to St. Matthew’s United Church or to the Belleville General Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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RODGERS: James Harold Murney of Belleville

Posted by on March 30, 2017

RODGERS, James Harold Murney – of Belleville, entered into rest at Quinte Healthcare Belleville General Hospital on Friday March 24th, 2017 in his 72nd year. Son of the late Cecil Edward Rodgers & the late Jean Dorothy (nee McDonald). Beloved companion of the late Sharon Marie Stone (nee Semple). Cherished father of Cindy Tyson (Dwayne Tyson), Tara Rodgers (Andrew Ballentine), Tabitha Rodgers (Ryan Foster), Shane Rodgers (Katie Barter), Alexander Rodgers (Jade Hitchens) and Sabrina Rodgers (Tom Dale). Dear grandfather of Cashmiera, Cardon, Azrielle, Drako and Dakota. Brother of Jeannie and the late Lionel and Cecilia. Also remembered by many cousins and friends. Funeral Service will be held at Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West, Belleville (613-968-2273) on Monday April 3rd, 2017 at 1:00 p.m., with visitation prior to service 11:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. Cremation to follow. If desired, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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Filed Under: Belleville, Ontario

CROFT: Paul Robert of Ameliasburgh

Posted by on March 29, 2017

Croft, Paul Robert – entered into rest at his residence, on Friday March 24th, 2017 in his 48th year. Loving son of Robert and Beverley Croft of Cobourg. Remembered by his brothers David (Flavia) Croft of Aurora, Ontario and Brian (Patty) Croft of Aurora, Illinois and their families.

A Memorial Service will be held at St. Thomas Anglican Church (Church Street) Belleville, on Thursday, April 6th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m., with visitation from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Inurnment will be held at Union Cemetery, Cobourg at a later date.

Arrangements in the care of Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West (613-968-2273) Belleville.

If desired, memorial donations to St. Thomas Anglican Church would be appreciated.

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Filed Under: Belleville, Cobourg, Ontario

LANDER: Patricia Valerie of Belleville

Posted by on March 28, 2017

 

 

Lander, Patricia Valerie – suddenly at QHC-Belleville General Hospital on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 in her 87th year.  Born in Cornwall, England to the late Leslie and Marjorie Hore.  Beloved wife of Walter John “Jack” Lander of Belleville.  Loving mother of Kay (Wayne) Craggs and Robert (Christine) Lander, both of Belleville.   Pat is survived by her brother, Fr. Peter (Ann) Hore of St. Austell, Cornwall and by her sister in-law, Kay (Glenis) Mullings of Midland.  She will be fondly remembered by her nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

The Memorial Service will be held at the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West (613-968-2273) on Friday, March 31st, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. with the family receiving friends from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service.

If desired, Memorial Donations to St. Thomas’ Anglican Church or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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Filed Under: Barrie, Belleville, Orillia

EASTON: Willet “Jay” of Belleville

Posted by on March 13, 2017

 

 

 

Easton, Willet “Jay” – peacefully at Belmont Long Term Care, with his family at his side, on Friday, March 10, 2017 in his 83rd year.  Son of the late Gilford and Olive (nee Noyes) Easton.  Beloved husband of Grace (nee Stone) Easton for 57 years.   Loving father of Jeff (Margie) Easton of Foxboro and Kimberley (Brian) Clapp of Belleville.  Dearly loved grandpa of Cody and Carley Easton and Nicholas and Destiny Clapp.  Jay is predeceased by his siblings, Bonnie and Patricia Easton, Bev Rupert (late Walter Rupert), Gail Johnston and George Easton He is ever remembered by his sister in-law, Gayle (Simon) Fortin and his brother in-law, Alec Johnston.

The family will receive friends at the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West (613-968-2273) on Tuesday evening from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  The Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. with the family receiving friends from 9:30 until the time of service.  Spring Interment at Wellman’s Cemetery, Wellman’s Corners.

If desired, Memorial Donations to the Kidney Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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Filed Under: Barrie, Ontario

McRAE, Theresa Mary of Belleville

Posted by on March 10, 2017

 

 

 

McRae, Theresa Mary, passed away at home on Thursday, March 09, 2017, in her 56th year after a long battle with cancer. Theresa leaves behind many loving family members and friends.  She will be missed dearly by husband Stephen McRae, son Nathan McRae and daughter Emily McRae. Theresa is mourned by eight brothers and sisters: Angela (Jim) Spearing, Andrew (Ethel) Pike, Eileen (Ted) Harris, Dorothy (Gary) Snow, Patrick (Terry) Pike, Gertrude (Henry) Blake, Lionel (Melinda) Pike and Claire (Jack) Harding, by her Aunt Suse and by her brother-in-law Jack, as well as many loving nieces, nephews and extended family. Theresa was predeceased by her parents Lawrence and Margaret Pike, her sister Margaret and brother, Thomas.
A Celebration of Life reception will take place at the Steele Family Centre, 20 Moira Street W. Belleville, on Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Cremation has taken place, interment to follow at a later date.

Arrangements entrusted to Steele Funeral Home, 30 Moira St. W., Belleville (613-968-2273).

If desired, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

For more information about this obituary visit http://www.steelefuneralhome.ca.

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