HARRISON: Madeleine E. of Belleville and formerly of Stoney Creek

Posted by on October 17, 2017

 

 

 

 

Harrison, Madeleine E. – peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Saturday, October 14th, 2017. Madeleine Harrison of Belleville and formerly of Stoney Creek, in her 92nd year.  Daughter of the late George and Mary Patterson.  Wife of the late Carman F. Harrison.  Loving mother of Laurel Harrison (Barry Brown) of Carrying Place and David (Wilhelmina) Harrison of Toronto.  Devoted grandma of Lucas (Mairead), Mitchell, Kathryn, and Rebecca and great grandma to Bowie.  Madeleine is predeceased by her brothers, Alan and Hugh Patterson and by her sisters, Enid Frankton and Ruth Watson.  She will be fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews.  Madeleine lived as a creative and passionate artist, traveler and educator – from her beautiful paintings, pottery and gardens to the unforgettable memories she co-created with family and friends. She will be remembered by her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren as a loving and compassionate woman who dedicated herself to enriching the lives of those fortunate enough to be around her.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West (613-968-2273) on Saturday, October 21st, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. with the family receiving friends from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service.  Following the service there will be an opportunity to share memories of Madeleine with the family at a reception held at the Steele Family Centre adjacent to the funeral home.  Private Inurnment at Maple Vale Cemetery, Smiths Falls at a later date.

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

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

PEARSON: Lloyd Garnet of Belleville

Posted by on October 16, 2017

Pearson, Lloyd Garnet– peacefully at Hastings Manor Nursing Home, on Friday, October 13th, 2017 in his 89th year.  Son of the late Orliffe and Dorothy Pearson. Beloved husband of Doreen Pearson (nee Ray). Dear father of Carol (Shayne) Switzer and Brenda (William) Mitchell both of Foxboro. Grandfather of Hercules (Alanna) Fortis-Scott and their children, Kaia, Max, & Oscar; Nicholas (Kari) Draker-Fortis and their children, Destiny & Theo; Amy (Trevor) Switzer-Goddard and their daughter Natalee; Robert (Katy) Mitchell; Rhyan Mitchell; and Andrew (Nicole) Mitchell.  Dear brother of Vivian Cooke (late Roy) of Trenton, Doreen Schamerhorn (late Harry) of Belleville and the late Mary-Lou Pearson. Lloyd was retired from Nortel Security after 38 years of service.

Visitation will be held at the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West. (613-968-2273) on Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.  A Memorial service will be held at Westminster United Church, 1199 Wallbridge Loyalist Road on Thursday October 19th, 2017 at 1:00 p.m., with visitation at the church from noon until time of service.

If desired, Memorial Donations to Westminster United Church or Hastings Manor Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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

Filed Under: Belleville, Ontario

FAST: Jeffrey Allan of Foxboro

Posted by on October 10, 2017

FAST, Jeffrey Allan ~ of Foxboro, entered into rest at Quinte Healthcare, Trenton Memorial Hospital on Monday October 9th, 2017 at the age of 60 years. Dear son of the late Peter & Olive Fast (nee Weir). Beloved husband of Janice Denise Fast (nee Funk). Cherished father of Joel Allan Fast of Belleville, Aron Nathanael Fast of Waterloo, Naomi Elizabeth Fast of Kingston and Lucas Daniel Fast of Foxboro. Dear brother of Lorna Fast of Orillia, Jonathan Fast (Kathy) of St. Catharine’s and Lisa Florschutz of Midland. Jeffrey will be missed by his brother-in-law and sisters-in-law; Faith Peters (Peter) of Winnipeg, Phyllis Schmidt (LeRoy) of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Cyndy Willms (Phil) of Watrous, Saskatchewan and Gilmour Funk (Hannah) of Swift Current, Saskatchewan. Special uncle to many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held at Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West, Belleville (613-968-2273) on Friday evening October 13th, from 6:30 p.m. ~ 8:30 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at Quinte Alliance Church, 373 Bridge Street West, Belleville on Saturday October 14th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Pastor Allan Langlois officiating. Interment to follow at Elmwood Cemetery, Corbyville.

If desired, donations to the Huntington Society of Canada would be appreciated by the family.

“Where, O death, is your victory?

Where, O death, is your sting?”

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RABISHAW: Darreld Joseph of Belleville

Posted by on October 4, 2017

Rabishaw, Darreld Joseph – peacefully at home, surrounded by family on Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 in his 76th year.  Beloved husband of Kay Rabishaw (nee Coulas).  Loving father of Claude Rabishaw, Kimberle Rabishaw, Melanie Rabishaw (Harvey Hayashi) and Amanda (Donald) Andrews.  Proud Papa of Logan, Kameron, Andrew, Chris, Emma, Grace, Carter and his heavenly grandson, Mitchell.  Darreld is survived by four siblings and predeceased by his parents, Archibald & Cecelia Rabishaw, by his sister Joan and his brother Charles.  He will also be fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.  The family extends their gratitude to the Homecare Nurses, PSWs, Healthcare Workers, Hospice and Cancer Driver Volunteers for their care and compassion over the last three years.

The family will receive friends at the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West (613-968-2273) on Friday from 2:00 to 4:00 & 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Church of St. Michael the Archangel, 296 Church Street, on Saturday, October 7th, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at St. Edmund’s Cemetery, Stoco.

If desired, Memorial Donations to St. Michael’s Church Capital Fund or to Hospice Quinte would be appreciated by the family.

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

Filed Under: Belleville, Ontario

SAGER: John Charles of Belleville

Posted by on October 3, 2017

 

 

 

Sager, John Charles – at home, on Monday October 2nd, 2017, in his 78th year.  Born in Belleville on April 16, 1940, the son of the late Leona (Whalen) and Rosco Sager.  John is survived by his loving wife, Iris Sager (Vesterfelt), his children, Allan (Dawn) and Pamela.  Proud poppa John to Maggie and Oliver.  Dear brother of Marilee (Grant) Mitts, Cathy Davis and Jeannie (Hans) Vallen and brother-in-law of Lyle Mowers.  John is predeceased by his brother, Alan, his sister, Carol Mowers and his brother-in-law, Wayne Davis.  John is also remembered by his nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends both here and in Florida.  John retired from his career as a Belleville Firefighter in 1984. He and his wife Iris enjoyed spending many winters in Sarasota Florida. He also was an avid Lawn Bowler.  Iris and the family would like to thank the caregivers at BGH Quinte 4, Bayside Home Care and Hospice Quinte for their care and compassion.  Special thanks to Dr. David Lisowski for his loving care over many years.

The Funeral Mass will be held at St. Michael the Archangel Church, 296 Church Street, on Saturday, October 7th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with the family receiving friends at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the Mass.  Cremation has taken place.

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

If desired, Memorial Donations to the St. Michael’s Church Capital Fund or to Hospice Quinte would be appreciated.

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

Filed Under: Belleville, Ontario

STAPLEY: Darlene Elizabeth

Posted by on October 2, 2017

Stapley, Darlene Elizabeth – peacefully at QHC-Belleville General Hospital on Saturday, October 1st, 2017 in her 67th year.  Daughter of the late Robert & Annie Bartley.  Beloved wife of Gerry Stapley and loving mother of Gary Stapley, both of Belleville.  Darlene is survived by her sisters, Ada Green and Barbara Fisher and by her brother, Albert Bartley, all of Belleville.  Private cremation arrangements entrusted to the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel (613-968-2273).  If desired, Memorial Donations to the Canadian Cancer society would be appreciated.

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

Filed Under: Belleville, Ontario

BRANT: Richard Mathew Joseph of Belleville

Posted by on October 2, 2017

Brant, Richard Mathew Joseph – peacefully at home, surrounded by family on Sunday, October 1st, 2017 in his 78th year.  Son of the late Alfred and Viola Brant.  Beloved husband of Margaret Brant of Belleville and the late Gale Marie Brant.  Loving father of Richard Brant (Kelly Fischer-Brant) of Ottawa and Michelle (Kenny) Pappas of Belleville.  Step father of Deborah (Terry) Richardson, Dolly (Steve) Williams and Scott (Tabitha) Stoliker.  Richard is lovingly remembered by his four grandchildren, six step grandchildren and eleven step great grandchildren.  He is survived by his sister Helen White and his brother Larry (Betty) Brant, both of Belleville.  Richard will be remembered by his nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends.  He was a long serving and dedicated member of Holy Rosary Church, Belleville.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at the Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Church, 169 North Park Street, on Thursday, October 5th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow with inurnment at St. James Cemetery at a later date.  Arrangements entrusted to the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel (613-968-2273)

Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

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

Filed Under: Belleville, Ontario, Ottawa

SWEET: Helen “Barbara” of Belleville

Posted by on October 2, 2017

 

 

 

Sweet, Helen “Barbara” (nee Day) of Belleville, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her children, at the Bridge Street Retirement Residence on Sunday, October 1st, 2017 in her 96th year. Daughter of the late Harry and Maude Day (Curtis). Beloved wife of the late John Archie Sweet. Loving mother of Susan Sweet (Carm Reid) and Robert Sweet, both of Belleville, David Sweet (Barbara Burns-Sweet) of Cherry Valley, and John Sweet of Montreal. Dear grandmother to Evan Sweet and Tristan Sweet of Ottawa. Predeceased by sisters Grace Sutton and Marjorie Bunnett and brothers James, Walter, Edward, Bud, Cecil, Clarence, and Allan. Survived by brothers Douglas (Doris) and Ronald. Loved by many nieces and nephews.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Steele Funeral Home, 30 Moira Street West, Belleville (613-968-2273).

A Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, October 6th at 12:00 noon. The Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service. Reverend Kate Ann Follwell officiating. A reception will be held at Christ Church Anglican, Everett Street following the service. Inurnment to follow at the Belleville Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the charity of choice would be appreciated.

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Filed Under: Belleville, Montreal, Ontario, Ottawa

FLEMING: George William Jr. of Belleville

Posted by on September 27, 2017

Fleming,  George William Jr. –  peacefully at Kingston General Hospital, with his family at his side, on Sunday September 24th, 2017, in his 72nd year.  Son of the late George and Violet Fleming.  Beloved husband of Mary Lou Fleming (nee-Bowers). Dear father of Scott (Jodie) Fleming of Ottawa and Tricia Fleming (Michael Brooks) of Belleville. George was a father figure to Christy Langevin, and grampa to Braiden and Keira Fleming. Brother of Mildred (John) Dixon, and Kathie (Late Michael) Sprague.

http://steelefuneralhome.ca At the request of the family, there will be no service.

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

If desired, memorial donations to Kingston Regional Hospital would be appreciated.

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

Filed Under: Belleville, Ontario

COPELAND: Clifford Earl of Belleville

Posted by on September 15, 2017

 

 

 

 

Copeland, Clifford Earl – unexpectedly on Monday, September 11th, 2017 with his family at his side, at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre, in his 73rd year.  Beloved husband of Elisabeth Copeland (nee Pertschi) of Belleville. Loving father of Cathy (Jamie) Brauer, of Prince Edward County, Christina (Shane) Walker of Oshawa and Cliff Jr. (Katherine) Copeland also of Belleville. Proud Papa of Morgan, Madison & Wyatt Brauer, Brandon & Claudia Doornbos, Shannon & Sophia Walker and Ethan & Evan Copeland.  Cliff Sr. is survived by his sister, Diane Kennedy (Brian Lahaise) and by his brother, Roger Bartley (Frances Plant). He is predeceased by his grandparents, Robert and Pearle Copeland, his mother, Jean Cleota Bartley and his brother Kenneth Copeland. He will be fondly remembered by several nieces, nephews and extended family.  Cliff was dedicated member of the community and a long-time volunteer with Quinte Search and Rescue, Community Policing, Community Care and the Cancer Society.   He was a member of the Quinte Radio Club and the Men’s Cancer Support Group.

The family will receive friends at the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West,  Belleville (613 968-2273) on Sunday from 2:00 t0 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, September 18, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with interment to follow at St. James Cemetery.

If desired, Memorial Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.

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

Filed Under: Belleville, Ontario

HART: Bessie Ann of Belleville

Posted by on September 12, 2017

 

 

 

 

HART, Bessie Ann – peacefully September 7th, 2017 we lost a beloved member of our family. Born in Cooper, Ontario to Hazel and Herb Brady. Cherished wife of Clifford Robert Hart for 60 years. Bessie will be dearly missed by her daughter Sherry Corbay (Les). Predeceased by her daughter Janice Latendre (Gene). She is an adored grandmother to Leslie Corbay, Devon Latendre, John Corbay, Deneka Latendre and her great grandchildren Jayden Jones, Ryland Richardson and Carter Richardson. Beloved sister to Billy (Joyce) Brady and Marg Nelson (predeceased by husbands Ed Panos and John Nelson). Bessie will be missed by her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; Lee Hart (Nancy), Garnet Hart (Dorcus) and Eleanor Hart. Predeceased by brother-in-law Arthur Hart. Also lovingly remembered by her nieces and nephews. Bessie left home and moved to Belleville to work. She spent three years at Bell and as a result she was a member of the Telephone Pioneers. She left Bell and went to Northern Electric where she worked for 34 years leaving Nortel in 1991. Bessie was a member of the Eastern Star and was a past Worthy Matron. In keeping with the wishes of Bessie, cremation has already taken place.

Family and friends are invited to a Memorial Service which will be held at Westminster United Church (1199 Wallbridge/Loyalist Road) on Saturday September 16th, 2017 at 1:00 p.m., with visitation prior from 11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m. Rev. Barbara Willard officiating. Private Inurnment Cooper Cemetery.

If desired, donations to Westminster United Church would be appreciated by the family.

Arrangements entrusted to Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West, Belleville (613-968-2273)

~Sadly gone but never forgotten~

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Filed Under: Belleville, Ontario

BEARE: Peter Willmot of Stirling

Posted by on September 12, 2017

 

 

 

BEARE, Peter Willmot passed away peacefully at QHC Belleville General Hospital surrounded by his loving family on Friday, September 1, 2017 in his 79th year. Peter was predeceased by his parents and wife Georgia of 50 years and will be lovingly missed by his wife Sharon Mullen, children Laurie House (Beare), Jeff Beare and wife Rhonda, Brenda Lindsley (Beare) and husband Edward; cherished grandfather to Danielle (Beare) and husband Brennan, Savannah Lindsley, Cameron House and Skylar Lindsley; brother of Wendy (Beare) and husband Randy Taylor; niece Stephanie Taylor and husband Kinu Grove and nephew Greg Taylor and wife Eva. A small Celebration of Life was held on Sunday, September 3rd, 2017. Our sincere gratitude and appreciation to the Doctors, nurses and medical staff at QHC-Belleville General Hospital, as well as the support of CCAC with special acknowledgement to Liz Pelletier.

If desired, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated by the family.

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

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

Filed Under: Belleville, Ontario

HOLMES: Edward “Ted” William of Belleville

Posted by on September 6, 2017

 

 

 

Holmes, Edward “Ted” William – born in Twickenham, England on November 25, 1926, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, September 4th, 2017 with his partner William Holmes at his side.  Ted will be fondly remembered by extended family and friends.

Friends are invited to call at the Steele Family Centre, 20 Moira Street West on Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. for a reception celebrating Ted’s Life.

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

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

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

Filed Under: Belleville

HILLER: Hannelore “Hannah” Berta of Belleville

Posted by on September 5, 2017

 

 

HILLER, Hannelore “Hannah” Berta – of Belleville and formerly of Melrose, passed away at QHC-Belleville General Hospital on Friday, September 1st 2017, in her 82nd year. Daughter of the late Erich and Eleonore Groeschel.  Beloved wife of the late Herbert Hiller. Loving mother of Georg (Jennifer), of Arnprior; Thomas (Danielle) of Belleville; Stephan (Darlene) of Kingston; and Erick (Francois), of Belleville. Proud grandmother of Lisa (Curtis), Mark (Leanne), Melinda, Kristopher (Arina), Ashley (Douglas) and Alexander (Mikaela). Loving Great-grandmother of Russell, Rachel, Rosalie, Abigail, Allison, Hailey, Aden and Dominc. Hannelore is also survived by her sister, Brigitte (Werner) Koldczezik of Germany.  She is predeceased by her brothers, Reinhard and Dieter and by her sisters, Erika and Heidi.  Hannelore is fondly remembered by nieces, nephews and extended family.

Friends are invited to call at the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West, Belleville (613 968-2273). on Monday, September 11th from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church at Marysville on Tuesday, September 12th, at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Holy Name of Mary Cemetery.

Memorial Donations to the Quinte Humane Society or to Sandy Pines Wildlife Centre would be appreciated.

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Filed Under: Belleville, Kingston, Ontario, Ottawa

CONSTABLE: Marguerite Elizabeth of Belleville

Posted by on September 1, 2017

 

CONSTABLE, Marguerite Elizabeth – after a lengthy illness, passed away on Tuesday, August 29th, 2017 in Heart of Hastings Hospice, Madoc, Ontario.  She was born Dec. 24, 1948 in Charlottetown, PEI, the eldest daughter of Wilfred F. Constable and Marion J. (Howatt) Constable.  She will be missed by brothers Jim (Val), Ken (Bernice), Hal, Gary (Evelyn), Doug (Marlene) and sister Marilyn; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and God children Lucy, Courtney, Victoria and T.J. Marg maintained strong connections with her community in Ontario where she has lived since 1982. After she retired from Community Visions and Networking (CVN) she volunteered as secretary of the Belleville Association of the Deaf (BAD), sat on the Accessibility Advisory Committee for the City of Belleville, and on the Board of Community Advocacy & Legal Centre (CALC). Marg was a member of Parkdale Baptist Church and then a faithful member of Quinte Deaf Fellowship. She was a soloist and while in Gallaudet (Class of 82), joined the Joyful Sign Choir and became choir director of Love Inspiration. Thank you to the Hospice Quinte Day Program, the Canadian Hearing Society (CHS), the VON, Red Cross, BGH nurses, Dr. Coady and Dr. Robert Bates for their care and support.

Charitable donations can be made to Hospice Quinte, Quinte Deaf Fellowship, CHS and Heart of Hastings.

Cremation has already taken place. Friends and family can celebrate Marg’s life at Parkdale Baptist Church, 514 Sidney Street, Belleville on Monday September 11th, 2017 at 10:00 a.m., with visitation one hour prior. Pastor H. Bickle (QDF) and Pastor J. Tedford (PBC) to officiate.

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

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Filed Under: Belleville, Charlottetown

MEIER: Leo Joseph of Marmora

Posted by on September 1, 2017

Meier, Leo Joseph –proprietor of the former Meier’s Leather, peacefully at Caressant Care Marmora on Thursday, August 31st, 2017 in his 89th year.  Son of the late Joseph and Leonie Meier.  Beloved husband of Helen Meier (nee Savara) of Marmora and formerly of Belleville. Loving father of Tony (Louise) Meier of Vancouver, Cathy (Wayne) Cassidy of Madoc, Carolin (Tim) Cassidy of Thomasburg, Lili Meier (Jim Walmsley) of Vancouver and John (Lisa) Meier of Belleville.  Proud grandfather of Madison, Lindsay, Mark, Marie, Jesse (Kelly) Justin (Shannon), Jarrod (Rebecca), Sebastian, Savara, Megan, Isabelle, Ben, Heidi and great grandfather of Miranda, Morgan, Owen and Elliott.  Leo is survived by one brother, Felix Meier of Switzerland.  He is predeceased by his son Leo Jr. and by his brothers, Bruno and Edgar Meier.

The family will receive friends at the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel 30 Moira Street West (613-968-2273) on Tuesday, September 5th from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Michael the Archangel Church on Wednesday, September 6th, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.  Interment to follow at St. James Cemetery.

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

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

Filed Under: Belleville, Vancouver

ROMANO, Joseph “Joe” of Belleville

Posted by on September 1, 2017

Romano, Joseph ‘Joe’ – peacefully with his family at his side, at his residence on Thursday, August 31st, 2017 in his 69th year. Son of the late Benigio and Armida Romano. Beloved husband of Barbara Romano (nee-Cassidy). Dear father of Derek Romano and Cody (Anne) Romano both of Belleville. Dear papa of Karleigh, Makayla, Brianna, Isabella and Amelia. Brother of Fulvio (Penny) Romano, and Dave Romano of England and remembered by nephew Brett and niece Angie. Son in law of Dorothy Cassidy of Belleville.

Funeral arrangements in the care of Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West, (613-968 2273). Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 7th,2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, September 8th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. from Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Church (North Park Street) Belleville. Inurnment at St. James Cemetery.

If desired, Memorial donations to Q.H.C. Belleville General Hospital Foundation, Oncology Department, would be appreciated.

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

Filed Under: Belleville, Ontario

LAFFERTY: Ronald Edward of Trenton

Posted by on August 29, 2017

Lafferty, Ronald Edward– on Monday, August 28, 2017 in his 74th year at Trent Valley Lodge, Trenton.  Son of the late Thomas “Gerry” and Jean Lafferty.  Dear brother of Tom and his wife Golda Lafferty of Belleville.  Predeceased by his brothers, Dennis and Gary Lafferty.  At the request of the family there will be no service.

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

If desired, Memorial Donations to the Children’s Foundation (http://thechildrensfoundation.ca, 613-962-9292) would be appreciated by the family.

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

Filed Under: Belleville, Ontario

MATHIEU: Jean-Pierre of Belleville

Posted by on August 29, 2017

 

 

 

Mathieu, Jean-Pierre “John”– died August 25, 2017 after a brief illness. Predeceased by his beloved wife, Karen (nee Christensen) in 2010, John is survived by his children, Mario (Stella) and Manuel (Andrea); grandchildren Michael and Natasha; and siblings Suzanne, Rachelle, Rhéal, and Denis.  John was a mason, carpenter, and home renovator in the Belleville area.  He loved cooking for family and friends.  His family thanks the staff of the ICU unit of Belleville General Hospital for their care.

The family will receive friends at the Steele Family Centre, 20 Moira Street West on Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. for a time of fellowship and sharing memories of John.  Cremation entrusted to the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel (613-968-2273).

Memorial Donations may be made to the Quinte Humane Society in John’s memory if desired.

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

Filed Under: Belleville, Ontario

GROENEWEGEN, Leslie-Anne of Corbyville

Posted by on August 25, 2017

GROENEWEGEN, Leslie-Anne – Surrounded by her family at Hospice Prince Edward on August 24th, her 72nd birthday, Leslie-Anne was welcomed into the Kingdom of Heaven. Dear daughter of the late John and Alberta Shelton. Beloved wife and best friend of Arnold Groenewegen of 39 years. Loving mother of Lisa Lund (Darren), Cher Norris (Todd) and Jonathan Groenewegen (Karen).  Dearly loved by her grandchildren: Dylan, Victoria, Colin, Olivia and Noah. Sadly missed by siblings John (Linda), Gregory (Gwyn), Janice (Neil), Larry (Evelyn), Stephen (Anne), Ronald (Cathy) and Valinda (Bruce), as well as her many nieces and nephews and extended family in Holland. Leslie-Anne was a gifted songwriter and blessed others with her beautiful singing voice. She had a creative spirit and enjoyed crocheting, baking and cooking. She was a loving and nurturing mother and grandmother, and caring and beloved friend to many. She was a devoted follower of Jesus and loved her church family at Maranatha in Belleville.

Friends are invited to visit at the STEELE FUNERAL HOME, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West (613-968-2273) on Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will take place at Maranatha Church, 100 College Street West on Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Reception to follow. Burial will take place at Victoria Cemetery, Bronk Road, Plainfield, following the reception.

Memorial donations to Hospice Prince Edward.

Online condolences welcomed at www.steelefuneralhome.ca

 

[Proverbs 31:28-31] Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, he praises her: “Many women do noble things but you surpass them all.” Honour her for all that her hands have done, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate.

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Filed Under: Belleville, Ontario, Toronto

BLAIN: James (Jimmy) of Belleville

Posted by on August 25, 2017

Blain, James – peacefully at his residence on Thursday, August 24th, 2017, in his 85th year. Son of the late Herbert and Helen Blain. Beloved husband of the late Marie Blain. Dear friend of Agnes Westover. Stepfather of Marilyn (Rodney) Dafoe of Wooler, Bill (Sandra) Morton of Glen Ross, and predeceased by Doreen Embury. Dearly loved by grandchildren, Lisa, Katie, Richard, Justin, Matt, Cody and 2 great grandchildren Kayden and Jayda.

Funeral arrangements in the care of Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street W. Belleville (613-968-2273). Cremation has taken place. A private inurnment will be held at Stirling Cemetery 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

McGARVEY, Marie of Belleville

Posted by on August 18, 2017

McGarvey, Marie – It is with profound sadness and heavy hearts we announce the sudden passing of Marie McGarvey (nee Rowan). She slipped peacefully and silently into the loving arms of her late husband, Tony McGarvey (1997) on Monday August 14th, 2017 in Belleville in her 78th year. Loving mother to Tony & Elizabeth McGarvey, Angela and Dave McGauley, Breda and Steve Blazevic and John and Renée McGarvey. Beloved by her twelve grandchildren who brought her immense joy and pride, Conor, Emma & Rory McGarvey, Errigal, Mac & Rowan McGauley, Sophia, Iliana, Adria & Evangeline Blazevic and Ryan and Jocelyn McGarvey. She will be greatly missed by all her friends, especially her dearest friend and companion Larry Reilly.  Marie was loved by her siblings, Birdie, Helen and J. J. (deceased), and Eamon, Theresa and Kay and their families. She cherished the time she was able to spend with them after her emigration from Ireland in 1967 with her husband and young son, Tony Jr.  Marie celebrated her fiftieth year in Belleville this summer and was proud of the life she and Tony Sr. built for their family in Canada.  The family is forever grateful to all her wonderful friends for all their support and help over the years, especially Margaret, Jane, Beth, Wilma and Maureen.

Friends are invited to call at the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West (613-968-2273) on Friday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church on Saturday, August 19th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at St. James Cemetery.

If desired, Memorial Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or any charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.

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

MURPHY: Regina “Gina” Clare of Belleville

Posted by on August 8, 2017

MURPHY, Regina “Gina” Clare (29 years of honorable service with the Royal Canadian Air Force) ~ entered into rest at QHC-Belleville General Hospital on Sunday evening August 6th, 2017 in her 85th year. Dear daughter of the late Andrew & Ursuline Murphy (nee Pinsent).  Gina will be missed by her sister, Bernice of South Carolina, many nieces and nephews (especially Shawn and Cindy Murphy).  Predeceased by her siblings Raymond and Pauline. Cherished friend of Sherry Whidden of Belleville. Cremation has already taken place.

A memorial mass will be celebrated at St. Michael the Archangel Church, 296 Church Street, Belleville on Thursday August 10th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Private inurnment Belleville Cemetery.

If desired, donations to St. Michael the Archangel Capital Campaign would be appreciated by the family.  Arrangements entrusted to Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West, Belleville (613-968-2273)

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Filed Under: Belleville, Ontario

WESTALL: John “Jack” Harold of Belleville

Posted by on July 31, 2017

Westall, John “Jack” Harold – November 9, 1924- July 29, 2017

It is with profound sadness yet joy for the amazing life we shared, we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather at QHC – Belleville General Hospital on Saturday, July 29, 2017 in his 93rd year.  Predeceased by his parents, John & Mildred Westall, his sister, June Thompson and his son, David Bruce (stillborn).  He will be sadly missed by his wife, Alma, his daughter, Debbie, son-in-law, Howard Fiander, his granddaughter, Lisa, many brothers-in-law & sisters-in-laws and his cousins, Isabelle Hunt and Garth & Cheryl Westall.  He was saddened and missed seeing his grandson, Geoffrey (Kim Hawkins) and three great granddaughters, Cassidy, Mya and Datsun.  When he was a young lad, Jack enjoyed fishing on the Bay of Quinte when he visited his grandparents, Jack & Lillian McAfee.  This was a really special time for him as he grew up in Toronto.  Jack was a proud World War II Navy Veteran.  He served on the Stradcona, Hochelaga and Ashleaf ships in Australian Waters. Jack and Alma (nee Lewis from Cascumpec, PEI) met and married in Toronto.  They were married on August 31, 1949 and enjoyed 67 years of life together.  Jack loved the years he spent working with his wife, Alma and daughter Debbie at Ja-Al-Dee Cottages in Havelock on the Trent River.  They were there from the early 60’s until 73 and enjoyed building their business from 3 to 8 cottages with the addition of a pool.  Jack loved interacting with the campers, playing horseshoes, fishing, swimming and working very hard.  Jack retired May 5, 1983 from the Canadian National Railway where he served for 35.5 years as a Police Officer.  When he retired, Jack & Alma enjoyed spending winters in Florida in their motor home.  They had a great time going to Arizona in 1990, Alaska in 1991 and numerous trips east to Prince Edward Island.  The family will receive friends on Tuesday, August 1st from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West (613-968-2273).  The Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Lawrence Lewis, Jack’s brother-in-law officiating.  Interment to follow at Elmwood Cemetery, Corbyville.  Memorial Donations to Hospice Quinte would be appreciated.

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Filed Under: Belleville, Ontario

Pattison, Marion

Posted by on July 19, 2017

Pattison, Marion (formerly Moore, nee Knott) – Peacefully at Hastings Manor on Thursday, July 13th, 2017 in her 88th year.  Daughter of the late Andrew and Jane “Jenny” Knott.  Wife of the late Kenneth Pattison.  Loving mother of Douglas Moore of Belleville, Donald (Denise) Moore of Halifax, NS, Patricia “Trish” Pattison-Cardoni (Nick Cardoni) of Vancouver, BC.  Cherished grandmother of Melissa, Jennifer, Angela and Kyle and great grandmother of Ava, Maya and Austin, all of the east coast.  Marion is predeceased by two of her children, David and Dennis Moore, by her sister, Olive McNeil and by her brothers, John, Andrew and Leonard Knott.  The family will receive friends at the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West (613-968-2273) on Wednesday evening from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.  A Memorial Service will be held at St. Thomas’ Anglican Church (201 Church Street, entrance off Bridge Street) on Thursday, July 20th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.  Private inurnment at Belleville Cemetery.  If desired, Memorial Donations to Alzheimer Society or the Quinte Humane Society would be appreciated by the family.

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

Filed Under: Ontario