Madower, John Charles of Barrie, Ontario, formerly of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

Posted by on January 14, 2014

John Charles Madower2Madower, John Charles – At his residence in Barrie, ON on Sunday, January 12, 2014. John Madower age 68 years, formerly of Cape Breton, NS, beloved husband of Shirley Susan Noseworthy. Dear father of Janice S. ( Ivan Galesic) of Barrie, John A. Madower, of Scarborough, ON. Loving grandfather of Jessica Tecca and Chelsea Madower. Brother of Fred Madower (Iris) of Truro, NS, Ruth Blackwood, and Gladys Axworthy (Johnny) all of Sydney, NS, Paul Madower (Audrey) of New Waterford, NS, David Madower of Sydney, NS and Susan Cafazzo (Dino) of Ottawa, ON. John was a wonderful father, husband and friend who loved fishing, hunting, golf and country music, he will be sadly missed by all. A celebration of John’s life will take place on Saturday, January 18 at 88 Cardinal St., Barrie, ON between 1:00pm and 5:00pm. Memorial donations may be made to the O.S.P.A., Barrie, ON. Condolences may be placed at

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Mallett: Ethel Irene of Orillia

Posted by on November 17, 2013

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(Member of St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church, and the West Shore Women’s Institute; Former member of the T.I.E. Club)
peacefully, with her family by her side, at the Trillium Manor, Orillia on Wednesday, November 13, 2013; 5 months after celebrating her 100th birthday.  Ethel Mallett, of Orillia, beloved wife of the late Charles (Charlie) Mallett.  Mother of Marilyn Graves and husband Ralph of Argyle, Hazel Bishop and husband Henry Mueggler of New Brunswick, Ruby Wylie and husband John of New Brunswick, and Jeannette Barlow of Orillia.  Grandmother of Geoff, Wanda, Terry, Tanis, and Jeanene.  Great grandmother of 8 and great great grandmother of 3.  Predeceased by brothers Ivan and Lorne.    Thank you to the staff at Trillium Manor, Bayshore Nursing and the Red Cross girls for their care and compassion.  The late Mrs. Ethel Mallett will rest at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St.,N., Orillia on Sunday from 1 – 4 pm and on Monday, November 18th from 12 Noon until time of service in the chapel at 1 pm.  A reception will follow in the Mundell Reception room.  Interment to take place at the Atherley Cemetery at 3:30 pm.   In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church or Trillium Manor Activities would be appreciated.  Messages of condolence are welcome at

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RAWSON: Matt James of Toronto formerly of Sarnia

Posted by on November 3, 2013

Rawson- MattcroppedSuddenly and tragically taken from us too soon. Loved son of Jim and Jane, dearest brother of Derek and Sara. Beloved nephew of Joyce and Gino Cicchini, Mary Lou Larson and Rick Moore, Karl and Tena Larson, Nova Scotia, Marilyn Rawson, Charles Rawson, Catherine Fielding, Winnipeg, and Albert Baines, Petrolia. Dear cousin of Nick and Ben Cicchini, Shawn and Becky McEwen, Hamilton, Luke McEwen, Roger Claveau and Britney Rupert, London, Lauren Claveau, Hamilton, Kari and Brad Hamblin, Winnipeg, Steve and Larissa Fielding, Victoria, B.C., and David and Dawn Baines, Bowmanville. Cherished great-uncle to Alexa, Gavin and Griffin McEwen, Sabrina Fielding, Carson Hamblin, Brayden and Gracie Baines. Predeceased by Therese and Laurie Larson, Uncle Eric Larson, Freda and Clarence Rawson, Uncle Dan Fielding. Matt will be sadly missed by so many very special friends. Cremation has taken place. A private family service will be held. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice, or The Sarnia and District humane Society, . Memories and condolences may be sent online at .

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CONNELL: Lawrence “Larry” William of Cobourg

Posted by on October 16, 2013

ConnellLawrenceCONNELL, Lawrence “Larry” William (Warrant Officer III RCEME, ret.) – In his 88th year, at Northumberland Hills Hospital, on Tuesday October 15, 2013. Beloved husband of the late Margaret Connell (2012). Loving father of Theresa Miller and step-father of David (Patricia) Wilcox. Dearly missed by his grandchildren Bryanna, Bayley, Suzanne (Ben) and Paul (Debbie), and his great-grandchildren Maddlynn, Katie, Josh, Nicole and Joshua. He will also be sadly missed by Robyn. Lawrence is survived by his brother Jack (Olive) Connell, and is predeceased by his brother Eugene and his sisters Grace (the late Harold), Vivienne (the late Grant) and Catherine. A memorial service will take place at MacCoubrey Funeral Home (30 King St. E., Cobourg) on Sunday October 20, 2013 at 2 pm, with visitation taking place one hour prior, from 1 -2 pm. Interment to take place in Granville, Nova Scotia. Donations in memory of Lawrence may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or Northumberland Hills Hospital- Palliative Care Unit. Condolences received at

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Coleman, Lenora Helen of Barrie, Ontario, formerly of Margaretsville, Nova Scotia

Posted by on October 7, 2013


Coleman, Lenora Helen (Earley). It is with great sorrow and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Lee Coleman of Barrie, Ontario in her 94th year on Sunday, October 6, 2013. Predeceased by her husband Spurgeon (Spinx) and her much loved son Max. Momma to Brenton (Rollande) of Callander, ON, Joe (Carol) of Hampton, NS, Barbara Friedl of Hamilton, ON, Betty Mason (Harvey) of Kirkland Lake, ON, Phillip (Gail) of Barrie, ON, Debra (Drew) Johnston of Barrie, ON. Nannie will be greatly missed by her 17 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren. As well she leaves behind many family and friends from coast to coast, especially her dear sister-in-law, Cora Green of Nictaux, NS. She never ceased to marvel at the birth of a baby, “aren’t they just a miracle”, she would say. She loved all animals with a particular fondness for cats. Lee was born October 9, 1919 in the small fishing village of Margaretsville, Nova Scotia, she is the last direct descendant of the first lighthouse keeper, William Early. Cremation has taken place and a celebration of Lee’s life will be held Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 9:00am in the chapel of Grove Park Home, Barrie, ON for family and close friends. Interment at Barrie Union Cemetery, Barrie, ON. The family would like to thank all the staff on “maple” at Grove Park Home for their friendship, compassion and care given to Lee. A heartfelt thank you to  Cathy, a fellow animal lover and Lisa, a kinderd Maritimer, In lieu of flowers, donations in Lee’s memory would be appreciated to Furry Friends Cat Shelter in Barrie, . Cremation entrusted to Marshall W. Driver Cremation & Burial Service, 19 Ross St., Barrie, ON. Condolences may be placed at

Momma will be always loved and never forgotten.




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MacLEOD, Kenneth F. “Kenny” of Ennismore, formerly of Cape Breton, N.S.

Posted by on August 16, 2013

MACLEODKenny MacLeod; Kenneth F. “Kenny” –Royal Canadian Navy, Toronto Police Force, retired 31 year employee of TTC and dedicated member of the Chemung Lake District Lion’s Club

Passed away at the P.R.H.C. on Wednesday August 14, 2013. Kenny MacLeod of Ennismore, formerly of Cape Breton, N.S. in his 73rd year.  Beloved husband of 49 years to Alberta (MacNevin).  Dear father of Kevin (Shirley) of Ajax and Dwayne of Ennismore.  Grandpa will always be loved and remembered by Kaitlin, Sage and Brendon.  Also survived by his brother Corliss (Dorothy), sister Rosemary Howie (David), sister-in-law Marie and by his many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his son Kenneth (d. 1990), parents Angus and Laula MacLeod and brothers Gary and George “Dordie”.  Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Bridgenorth United Church on Monday August 19, 2013 from 10:00 – 11:00 AM. A Lion’s service will then commence at 11:00 AM immediately followed by a memorial service conducted by Rev. Dr. Anne Gowans-Blinn.  A reception will follow in the Church Hall.  As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Chemung Lake District Lion’s Club.  Friends may send condolences to Kenny’s family by contacting THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES, LAKEFIELD CHAPEL at or by calling 705-652-3355.

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HODGINS: Brad (John Bradley) of London

Posted by on August 10, 2013

Hodgins Brad web photoAt his home, on Thursday, August 8, 2013, of London in his 64th year.  Dear brother of Greg and Kathy Hodgins of Grand Bend.  Dear uncle of Susan (Tim) Patton and Jill (Mike) Bale.  Missed by his 4 great-nephews.  Predeceased by his niece Kristin Hodgins and his parents Ida and Clare Hodgins.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Monday evening 7-9PM where a memorial service will be held on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 11AM. Cremation with interment Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London.

Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be forwarded through

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