Peacefully at Broadview Nursing Centre, Smiths Falls on Tuesday August 26, 2014. Alex McWhirter of Portland, in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of the late Barbara Baxter (predeceased on August 19,2014). Dear father of Judy (Glenn) Rogers of Portland. Fondly remembered by grandson, David (Tanya) Rogers of Napanee and great-granddaughter, Allison. Predeceased by his parents, Agnes and Robert McWhirter. Dear brother of Pearl (Donald) Layng of Athens, Paulette Alquire of Brockville. Predeceased by brother, Russell McWhirter. Also survived by sisters-in-law, Beverly McWhirter of Lyndhurst and Beryl (Russell) Kelly of Portland as well as several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by niece Kim Layng and nephew, Richard Kelly. He loved his fuzzy canine friends, Bill and Chloe. A Joint Memorial Service for Alex and Barbara will be held in the Chapel of the Scotland Funeral Home, 27 Main Street , Elgin on Saturday morning October 4, 2014 at 11 o’clock. Inurnment Portland United Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations made to the Portland United Church Cemetery, The Lanark Animal Welfare Society or University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (Cancer Centre) would be appreciated by the family

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