Packham, Randall Bruce of Barrie

Posted by on November 18, 2017

Packham, Randall Bruce – Peacefully at Hospice Simcoe, Barrie on Tuesday, November 14, 2017.  Randall Packham, beloved husband of Leslie Joy Packham of Barrie.  Loving father of Christopher Randall Packham (Olivia Brett) of Barrie, and Sarah Joy Ash (Vaughn) of Elora.  Loving grandfather of Anna Joy Ash, Oliver Christopher Packham and Evelyn Emily Packham.  Dear son Mariann and the late William Packham.  Dear brother of William Packham (Jackie) of Thornhill, Robert Packham of Toronto and Leanne Rogers (David) of Burlington.  Uncle of Scott, Tyler (Tory), Jason, Cassie, Julia and Angelo.  Son-in-law of Rosemary and Ken Dickenson.  Brother-in-law of Karen Alexander.  Visit with family and friends on Sunday, November 19th from 2 p.m. until time of service at St. Margaret’s Anglican Church, 161 Hanmer Street West, Barrie at 3:30 p.m.  Memorial donations may be made to Hospice Simcoe or St. Margaret’s Anglican Church.  Arrangements entrusted to Marshall W. Drive Cremation and Burial Service.  Condolences may be made to www.drivercremation.ca

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WOCKNITZ: Leonard Sylvester

Posted by on November 15, 2017

 

 

 

 

WOCKNITZ; Leonard Sylvester –changed his address from Moira Place Long Term Care to Heaven, on Monday, November 13th, 2017, in his 89th year. Words could never fully express the essence of this gentle, but strong, loving, faith-filled, compassionate, thoughtful, kind hearted man and just how much he was loved. Dear son of the late Paul & Susan Wocknitz. Beloved husband of Laurette Lucille Wocknitz (Graves) (nee Gagne) & the late Eileen Wocknitz (nee Speck). Cherished father of Aaron Jones, Kevin Wocknitz, Kelly Allan (James), Pauline Crouse (Michael), Paul Graves (Doris), Roseanne Clarke (Norman), Dora Hinze, Kirk Graves (Debbie) and Annette Bergeron (Jim). Also lovingly remembered by 13 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by: his sons, Timothy and Shaun; his son-in-law, Cecil Hinze; 3 grandchildren, and by his siblings: Eva, Stella, Gertrude, Alice, Pearl, Mae, William, Earl, Raymond and Roy. He  served his country and retired from the RCAF in 1968 and then worked at Public Utilities for 20 years. His family and friends will miss him immensely. Cremation has already taken place.

A private memorial service will be held at Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West, Belleville (613-968-2273). Pastor John Tedford officiating. Inurnment to be held in the spring at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Brighton.

If desired, donations to The National Air Force Museum of Canada (NAFMC) may be made in his honour.

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CRAWFORD: Floyd S. of Belleville

Posted by on November 12, 2017

CRAWFORD, FLOYD S. – of Belleville, passed away at Belmont Long Term Care Facility on Saturday, November 11, 2017, at the age of 89. Son of the late Charles and Hannah Crawford. Beloved husband of Pauline (nee Duval) Crawford. Dear father of Susan (Dr. Cesare Palaia) Crawford, of Marino, Italy; Peter (Brenda) Crawford of Selby, Delaware; Mike (Silvie) Crawford of Kingston; Marc (Helene) Crawford of Cornwall; Danielle (Tim) Yon of Belleville; Bobby (Kathleen) Crawford of Hartford, Connecticut; Louis  (Sherry) Crawford, Todd (Natalie) Crawford and Eric (Kim) Crawford, all of Belleville. Floyd is lovingly remembered by 20 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. He is also survived by sisters, Joan (Bruce) Bullock of Kitchener, Carol (Joseph) Santa Guida of Bramalea and sister-in-law Pauline Crawford. Predeceased by brothers Jack and Frank Crawford.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, Belleville (613-968-2273). The family will receive friends at the Funeral Home on both Monday and Tuesday, November 13th and 14th, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at St. Michael the Archangel Church, 296 Church Street, on Wednesday, November 15th, at 10:30 a.m. Cremation to follow, with burial of cremated remains at St. James Cemetery at a later date.

If desired, Memorial Donations to The Floyd and Pauline Crawford Benevolent Fund would be appreciated by the family. This fund is focused on helping children and supporting them in sports.

The Crawford family would like to extend their sincerest gratitude to the staff of the Belmont Long Term Care Facility for their exemplary efforts, compassion and professionalism in the care of their father.

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MOORE: Archie Terrance “Terry” of Marmora

Posted by on November 9, 2017

 

 

 

Moore, Archie Terrance “Terry” – at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 after a brief illness, in his 70th year.  Son of the late Rita Graf and the late Harry Moore.  Beloved husband of Donna “Beccie” Moore (nee Grant) of Marmora.  Dear brother of Madeline (late Lorne) Johnson, Pauline (late Lloyd) McDonald, Nora Kearney, Carl Moore, Bonnie (Robert) Wood, Floyd (Lorraine) Moore, Debbie (Gary) Pender and Robert (Barb) Moore.  He is predeceased by his brothers John and Dennis (infant) Moore and his sisters Beverly Carr, and Mary (infant) and Elizabeth (infant) Moore.  Terry is fondly remembered by his special son, Benjamin Demmel, by numerous nieces, nephews, friends and family.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West, Belleville (613-968-2273) on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. with the family receiving friends from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.  Inurnment at St. Carthagh’s Cemetery Tweed.

If desired, Memorial Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Peterborough Regional Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated.

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SILCOTT: John Joseph Sr. of Belleville

Posted by on November 3, 2017

Silcott, John Joseph Sr. – peacefully at Q.H.C. Belleville General Hospital on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017, in his 77th year. Son of the late Joseph and Jane Silcott. Dear father of Virginia (George) Nehme of Toronto, Frances Tom (Ian Blagrove) of Belleville, John Joseph Silcott Jr., of Toronto, James (Jennifer) Silcott of Belleville, Tina Silcott (Tyrone Dixon) of Belleville, Lorne McNally of Trenton and survived by many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Brother of James  and Martha, both of Montserrat, West Indies, Virginia and Marion of New York, George of England, Elizabeth of Ontario and remembered by Antoinette of Montreal and Joseph of Ottawa.

Arrangements in the care of Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West (613-968-2273) Belleville. Visitation will be held on Monday from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Following the service there will be a reception at the Steele Family Centre.

If desired, Memorial donations to St. Thomas Church or Prostate Cancer Canada would be appreciated.

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HOWARD: EDWARD (Ted) PALLISER of Toronto Formerly of Leeds, England

Posted by on November 3, 2017

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HOWARD, Edward (Ted)
September 30th, 1920 – October 23rd, 2017
Edward (Ted) Howard, loving husband of the late Wilma (Dyer) both of Toronto, passed away peacefully on October 23, 2017 at Victoria Manor in Lindsay, Ontario. Ted had an enormous love of family. He enjoyed golfing, bowling and tennis, had a keen interest in history and was an avid reader. Ted lived life to the fullest, making a positive impact on everyone in his life. Intelligence, determination and a wonderful sense of humour were his gifts which he used generously to touch everyone’s hearts. He will be missed. Loving father of Terry (the late Bonnie nee Thornhill), Rachel (Michael B.) and Lisa (Michael F.) and the late Maureen. Special grandpa of Kent, Daphne, Tracey, Erin, Mikaela and Melissa. Lovingly remembered by his great grandchildren Zachary, Cassandra and Kallista; Thomas and Daniel; Rayden and Declan. Predeceased by his parents Edward and Eileen (Palliser) Howard, and his brother Todd. Fondly remembered by niece Jean and nephew Alan and their families. In keeping with Ted’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a celebration of life will be held at a future date to be announced. Private Interment at Pine Hills Cemetery. The family would like to thank the staff at Victoria Manor in Lindsay, for the many kindnesses and comforting care they provided to Ted and his family. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to Humane Society of Kawartha Lakes or the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated by the family.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Humane Society of Kawartha Lakes
107 McLaughlin Road, Lindsay ON K9V 2V3
Tel: 1-705-878-4618
Web: http://hskl.ca/donate-now/

Alzheimer Society Kawartha Lakes
PO Box 730, Lindsay ON K9V 4W9
Tel: 1-705-878-0126
Web: https://www.canadahelps.org/dn/3379

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JONES: Mary Elizabeth “Betty” of Belleville

Posted by on November 2, 2017

Jones, Mary Elizabeth “Betty” – peacefully at Hastings Manor on Thursday, November 2, 2017 in her 89th year. Daughter of the late Thomas and Mary Pigden.  Loving mother of Peter (Theresa) Jones of Pennsylvania, Maribeth (Don) Marston of Belleville, Ted Jones, Doug Jones both of Belleville and Judy Brant of Deseronto.  Cherished grandmother of Nicole and Emily Brant, Tom Marston and Kaitlin Jones and great grandmother of Ava Brant.  Beloved sister of Monica (Ed) Freeman, Pat (Dave) Bruyea and Nancy (Ken) Lawless.  Betty will be remembered by many nieces, nephews and extended family.

The family will receive friends at the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West (613-968-2273) on Sunday, November 5th from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at the Church of St. Michael the Archangel on Monday, November 6th, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.  Cremation to follow with inurnment at St. James Cemetery.

The family give special thanks to Fr. Richard Whalen for all his support during this difficult time.

If desired, Memorial Donations to the St. Michael’s Church Capital Campaign would be appreciated by the family.

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WALLACE: Audrey Merle (nee Brose) of Unionville and formerly of Bancroft

Posted by on November 1, 2017

WALLACE, Audrey Merle (nee Brose), passed away at Bethany Lodge, Unionville, on Sunday, October 29th, 2017, in her 100th, year.  Daughter of the late Fred and Jane (nee Goodkey) Brose.  Beloved wife of the late John Wallace. Mother of the late David and Freddie Wallace. Audrey was predeceased by two sisters and two brothers: Leona, Pearl, Ross and Johnny, and by two infant sisters Mary and Elizabeth. She will be fondly remembered by several nieces, nephews and extended family.

The Funeral Service will be held at Bancroft Bible Chapel, 106 Hastings Street North, Bancroft, on Friday, November 3rd, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. with visitation from 10:30 until the time of service. Interment at Emmanuel Cemetery, Maynooth.

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

If desired, Memorial Donations to Graphite Bible Camp would be appreciated.

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WILLIAMSON: Tamsin M. “Tammy” (nee Reid) of Belleville

Posted by on November 1, 2017

Williamson, Tamsin M. “Tammy” (nee Reid) – peacefully at home, with her son and her two cats at her side, on Monday, October 30th, 2017 in her 74th year.  Daughter of the late Norman and Maxine Reid.  Loving mother of Dorian and his wife Amy Williamson of Cobourg.  Proud Gramma of Nora Clare Williamson.  Tammy is predeceased by her sister Gloria Parris.  Tammy’s life was devoted to music; she is fondly remembered by her many music students over her 30 year teaching career, and by her friends in the local music community and Pinnacle Music Studios.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West (613-968-2273) on Saturday, November 4th, 2017 at 12:00 noon with the family receiving friends from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service.  Cremation has taken place.  Private inurnment at Elmwood Cemetery.

Special thanks to Wally and Glady Williamson for their support over the past several months.

Memorial Donations to Loyalist Humane Society or an animal charity would be a fitting tribute to Tammy’s memory.

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BARRIAGE: Hazel Marion of Belleville

Posted by on October 24, 2017

 

 

 

 

BARRIAGE, Hazel Marion – of Belleville, entered into rest at her home on Monday evening, October 23rd, 2017, at the age of 86 years.  Dear daughter of the late Jack & Rose Hillier. Beloved wife of the late Norman William Barriage. Cherished mother of Joyce (Philip) Sharpe and Judy (Dennis) Baragar both of Belleville. She is also lovingly remembered by her grandchildren; Lisa (Mike) D’Sa, Norman (Karen) Soulard, Jason Baragar, Nicole (Scott) Mieske, Lorianne Baragar and by her great grandchildren; Joshua, Logan, Mackenzie, Jayden, Adrianna, Ethan and great great granddaughter Aubrey.  Dear sister of Doris Stuart of Belleville. Predeceased by sister Margaret Young  and by brother Leo Caul.  Hazel will be dearly missed by her many nieces and nephews. Hazel was very proud to have worked for Nortel for 27 years, retiring in July 1987.

Visitation will be held at Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West, (613-968-2273) on Friday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Church of St. Michael the Archangel on Saturday, October 28th, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow at St. James Cemetery.

The family offers special thanks to Dr. John Coady, Christine from Paramed and Jeanne from Hospice for their care and compassion.  If desired, Memorial Donations to the Hospital for Sick Children or to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

 

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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.

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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.

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STE. CROIX, Huguette Marie Cecile of Brockville and formerly of London, Ontario

Posted by on October 14, 2017

STE. CROIX, Huguette Marie Cecile

Entered into rest at the Brockville General Hospital, Charles St. Site on Tuesday October 10th, 2017. Huguette (Vachon) Ste. Croix of Brockville and formerly of London, Ontario, aged 82 years. Beloved wife of Joseph St. Croix. Loving mother of Suzanne Ste. Croix (Brent Radbourne) of Owen Sound, Patricia McAlpine (Mark) of Belleville, Robert Ste. Croix (Michelle) of Belmont and Michelle Moulton (Richard) of Spencerville. Cherished Grandma of Lee Wyscaver, Jessica and Joshua McAlpine, Jazmyne Ste. Croix, William (Rosanna), Ben (Samantha) and Westley Moulton; and Great Grandma of  Gage, Bailey, Caitlin, Brooklynn, Trista, Keegan, Landyn, Addison, Alexander, Oliver, Zoe, Lincoln, Levi and Lily.  Loving daughter of the late Philip and Germaine (Doyon) Vachon.

A Private Family Memorial will be held. In honour of Huguette, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the March of Dimes would be appreciated. Barclay Funeral Home 137 Pearl Street East, Brockville entrusted with the arrangements.  Messages of condolence may be made online at www.barclayfuneralhome.com.

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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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DOWNEY, Isabella Jean

Posted by on October 8, 2017

Isabella Jean Downey(nee Robertson)

May 24, 1927 – October 6, 2017

Passed away peacefully at Hospice Simcoe, Barrie. Loving wife of the late Jack Downey (1951 – 1999) and the late Roy Downey (2006 – 2012). Dear mother of Rosanne (Wendell) White, Heather (Jerry) Smeding, Ross (Donna) Downey & Trish (Rob) Campbell. She will always be cherished by her eight grandchildren, Katie (Chris) Hammell & Trevor White; Tyler (Maureen) Smeding & Rachel Smeding; Jeff & Ryan Downey (Victoria); Scott (Michelle) Campbell & Laura Jean Campbell; and by her great grandchildren, Isabel (Izzy) & Mckenna Hammell, Jack Smeding & Rafe Campbell. Isabel will be remembered by her brother Bill (Roberta) Robertson & sisters Edith (Jack) Bell & Anne (Larry) Jones. Predeceased by brothers Don (Faye) & Ed (Shirley) Robertson. She will also be remembered by her sister-in-law Mary Downey, her many nieces & nephews, & Roy’s family (‘The Alliston Downeys’).  Friends will be received at ADAMS FUNERAL HOME, 445 St. Vincent St. Barrie (just north of Cundles Rd.) on Monday from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel at 11 o’clock Tuesday, October 10th, 2017 Interment Minesing Union Cemetery. Memorial donations to Minesing Union Cemetery or Hospice Simcoe would be appreciated by the family. Messages of condolence may be forwarded to the family through adamsfuneralhome.ca

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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BURLEY (nee Marvin), Jane Elizabeth “Betty”

Posted by on September 23, 2017

Passed away peacefully at Extendicare Nursing Home, Port Hope on Thursday September 21, 2017 at the age of 92. Beloved wife of the late Thomas Brock Burley.  Loving mother of Brock Burley (Debbie) and Anne Redditt (Kevin).  Proud grandmother of Jesse Redditt (Kat), Kelsie Redditt (George Golubovich), Maggie Burley (Mike Price) and Hannah Burley and great grandmother to Olivia and Clive Redditt.  Sister of Patricia Margaret Burley (Gerald Burley), John Marvin, the late Frank Marvin, the late Allan Marvin and the late James Marvin.  Visitation will take place at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King Street East, Cobourg on Tuesday September 26, 2017 from 7 to 9 p.m. A service will be held at John R. Bush Funeral Home 80 Highland Avenue, Belleville on Wednesday September 27, 2017 at 1 p.m. with visitation from 11 a.m. until service time.  Burial at Belleville Cemetery.  Donations may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada or the Canadian Wildlife Federation.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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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.

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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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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).

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