Hammond, Elwood Vernon of Bracebridge, Ontario

Posted by on February 23, 2018

Elwood Vernon Hammond – Passed away Saturday, February 17, 2018 in his 80th year.   Beloved husband of Dorothy (Miller).   Loving father of Cathy Nord (Vince), Bob (Bev), Scott (Marilyn), Barry (Nancy).   Grandfather of Marc (Georgia), Elizabeth, Stephanie (Marko), Dane, Devon, Nathaniel, Victoria, Jacob, Lexi, Oliver & Kate.   Great Grandfather to Jack, Sami, Liliana & Max.
Brother to Gary (Maurene), Paul (Shirley) and Pennie.  Predeceased by parents Harold and Marjorie and siblings Oney, Orvil, Carol, Ron and Karen. Visitation at Bracebridge United Church on Friday, March 23, from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm.  Funeral service will be held Saturday, March 24 at 3 pm at Bracebridge United Church, 46 Dominion St., Bracebridge with reception to follow.  Celebration of Life (Jam Session) March 24, 7pm, Rotary Youth Centre. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation, www.heartandstroke.ca or the local canvasser Gary Hammond. Condolences may be placed at www.drivercremation.ca

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TOMPKINS, Corky of Sarnia

Posted by on February 22, 2018

TOMPKINS, CORKY – Clitheroe (Corky) Wellington Tompkins at the age of 87 fell asleep in death to await a resurrection to a paradise earth. He loved this hope and talked about it to anyone with a listening ear. Knowing Corky meant you knew of his favourite place on earth, Biscotasing. Born and raised in the ‘bush’ with endless tales of exploration, hard work, cutting ice from the lake and friendships. He made sure his family experienced the north and encouraged our love of it. He also spent time working in the mines at Inco as a Millwright and also as a Stationary Engineer in chemical valley. Corky loved to talk shop and had an incredible memory of every incident at work. He was the beloved and best friend of his wife Faith. He was predeceased by his daughter Betty Ann Tompkins and his grandson Luke O’Reilly. He was the dear father to Brenda Williams (Steve), Bruce Tompkins (Lilly), Mark Tompkins (Junior), Cheryl Tompkins, Glendon Tompkins (Judy), Melissa Tompkins and Amy Tompkins (Stirling). He loved to brag that he had 18 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. Corky was a generous and kind person. So much so that it kept his heart strong many years after ‘the best before date’. The family would like to thank Dr. Madison and the St. Joseph’s Hospice. Also special thanks to Joe Roy who called Corky every day and Rod Sewell who was a good and steadfast friend. A memorial service will be held on Saturday February 24 at 2 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 550 Murphy Road, Sarnia Ontario. Donations can be made to the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Canada or St Joseph’s Hospice, 475 Christina Street North, Sarnia Ontario. The arrangements have been entrusted to the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre. Messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

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Robertson; Robert Norman of Markdale in his 58th year resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception

Posted by on February 14, 2018

Robertson; Robert Norman


Bob passed away suddenly at his home in Carnaville, Markdale on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 in his 58th year with his loving partner of Linda Chevrier by his side. Beloved son of Ruth Robertson of Shelburne, John(Deb Currie) Robertson of Markdale and step mother Marne Robertson. Loving father to Michelle Chevrier of Vaughn. Dear brother to John Jr. of Toronto, Frederick(Nancy) of Orangeville, Carrie(Cory Lafonte), James(Dawn) all of Markdale and step sisters Andrea(Dean) Archdekin and Chrissy Currie(Brett Coates) all of Wasaga Beach. He will be remembered as cherished uncle to John, Elizabeth, Jeffrey, Allie, Jassie, Ward, Jackson, Grace, Paige, Skylar, Daniel, Dezeray, Zack and Madison. He will be missed by his many great nieces, great nephews, cousins and friends in the carnival industry.
Bob was born in Newmarket on January 30, 1961. He grew up in Bolton, Niagara and Scarborough. He would spend his summers with his dad at the carnivals and once he was of working age he dove right into the family business. He later got his mechanics license and did all the inspections on the trucks. He quickly learned the trades and was a born entrepreneur; starting up his own business at a very young age. This came easily to Bob, which is probably what made him the best concessioner there ever was; everyone wanted to play his games. He thoroughly enjoyed snowmobiling, working on his dune buggy and Star Wars, especially the music. A real comedian, mostly stand up, he loved to make you laugh. But nothing was better than his own child-like laugh. Bob was a fair person who never took sides. He was very methodical and would often sit and take everything in before speaking. He was tidy and neat and it nearly droving him crazy, but these qualities are what made him such a perfectionist and so good at his job. Selfless in every way. So many will miss their time spent with Bob, but no one as much as the children. He loved to spend every moment he could with his nieces and nephews; reading to them and playing games.
The family will receive friends at the Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception, Flesherton on Sunday, February 18 from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00pm. Funeral service from Annesley United Church (82 Toronto St. S, Markdale) on Monday at 11:00am. Interment Markdale Cemetery. Memorial contributions to Heart and Stroke Foundations or OSPCA would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca 88-924-2810

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Fluney; Barbara of Flesherton resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception, Flesherton

Posted by on February 11, 2018

Fluney; Barbara Jean

Barb passed away suddenly with partner Paul Richards by her side at Grey Bruce Health Services, Markdale on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 of Flesherton in her 63rd year. Loving mother of Jamie (Brittany) Fluney of Priceville and Cassie (Sean) Henwood of Fergus. Loved and remembered by grandchildren Miranda, Conner, Hali and Tashia. Dear sister of Barry (Tara), Marion (Wayne), Dale (Bonnie), Valerie (Serge), Carolyn (Arthur) and Rosemary (Steve). Predeceased by her husband Dennis Fluney (1999). She will also be missed by her extended family and friends.

Barbara was born in Shelburne, ON on January 2, 1956 to Beth and Earl Looby. Barb grew up on a farm in a large family and later had her own farm. She worked for Canada Post and many years at Talisman Ski Resort. Barb was a strong person who could accomplish anything she set her mind to. Her beautiful smile and spirit will be well remembered by all who crossed her path. She loved playing pool, golf and baseball and being with her friends and family. She also loved gardening and farming.

The family will receive friends at the Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception, Flesherton on Thursday, February 15 from 7:00 – 9:00pm. Celebration of Barbara’s life will take place from the funeral home chapel on Friday at 1:00pm with reception to follow at the Royal Canadian Legion. Cremation has taken place, spring entombment in Flesherton. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Dundalk Legion Pool League would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca

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MacMillan; Joan of Flesherton resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception, Flesherton

Posted by on February 11, 2018

MacMillan; Joan Marilyn

Peacefully at home surrounded by family on Thursday, February 8, 2018 of Flesherton in her 81st year. Beloved wife of Ron for over 60 years. Loving mother of Mike(Leonora Langner) of Berkeley, Marilyn(Glen) Delaat of Flesherton, Scott(Marjore) of Markdale and Colin(Sarah) of Flesherton. Outstanding Gram to Bill(Maki), Lindsay(Chris) Ferrie, Jacquie(Marty Barr), Stephanie(Scott) Wilkinson, Whitney(Travis) Hutchinson, Brett, Paige, Nolan and Nathan. Great Gram to 12 with one more on the way. Predeceased by infant son.

Joan was always known as a loving and kind person in the community, having served as a volunteer for many years with different organizations including Flesherton Minor Hockey and St.John’s United Church. She could often be found walking about town running errands and catching up with everyone she passed. As an endless supporter of Flesherton minor sports, Joan loved reading about every goal and accomplishment made by the young athletes. Most of all, she loved taking care of her family and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Joan will be greatly missed by many friends, church family, and the community.

The family will receive friends at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception on Wednesday, February 14 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm with a service from the chapel on Thursday at 11am. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Lung Association or Flesherton Minor Hockey would be greatly appreciated. Online condolences and donations can be made at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca 519-924-2810

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Thompson; Linda nee Price of Markdale resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception, Flesherton

Posted by on February 5, 2018

Linda Thompson resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception, Flesherton

Thompson; Linda Marie(Price) P.M. #170

Peacefully, while surrounded by her family, passed Sunday, February 4,2018 at Grey Gables Nursing Home, Markdale at the age of 70. Beloved wife of 48 years to Ronald. Dear mother of Nadine Thompson of St. Catherines and Les Thompson of Dartmouth, NS. Sadly missed by her mother Betty Price of Markdale and father the late Gordon. Loved and remembered by grandchildren Sydney and Marissa Thompson. Dear sister of Lana Amaley of Stroud, Larry(Darlene) Price of Napean, Randy Price of Georgetown, Rodney Price of Markdale, Robbin Warren of Toronto and sister in-law of Dorothy Anderson(Gerry Bartley) of Markdale. She will be remembered by many nieces and nephews.

Linda was born in Guelph, ON, educated in Etobicoke and taught in Etobicoke, Waterloo, Moosonee and Nipigon before settling in Markdale where she raised her family along side her husband Ron. She was passionate about the United Church, having held many positions in the local church and Presbytery as well as within the Toronto Conference of the United Church. She was a proud member of the Order of the Eastern Star having been Worthy Matron of Grey Chapter #170 twice. She loved travelling, knitting, cross stitch and was very active in sports, especially in her younger years. Linda will be greatly missed by many friends, neighbours and her church family.

The family will receive friends at Annesley United Church, address, from 12:00 noon until the time of service at 2:00pm. Cremation has taken place. Spring interment Greenwood Cemetery, Georgetown. Memorial contributions to Annesley United Church would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca 888-924-2810

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CRAWFORD: Douglas A.H.

Posted by on February 3, 2018

Passed away suddenly, due to complications from surgery, at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie on Friday, February 2, 2018 at the age of 72. Beloved husband of Lynda (nee Caldwell) for 42 years. Loving father of Jeffery (Andrea) of Oro-Medonte, Theresa Lawlor (John) of Ottawa and Stepdad to Jennifer Galbraith of Ottawa. Cherished Grandpa to 10 grandchildren. Loved brother to Dianne Waddell (Jack) of Sarnia, Joan Lavin (Roy) of Midland and John (Doris) of Oro-Medonte. Will be greatly missed by special brother and life time buddy Lloyd Schram; sister in-law Betty Bestwick and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents Howard and Bessie Crawford. Friends will be received at ADAMS FUNERAL HOME, 445 St. Vincent St., Barrie on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and again on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 from 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m. followed by Funeral Service in the Chapel at 1 o’clock p.m. Memorial donations to the RVH Cardiac Care Unit or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Condolences may be forwarded through adamsfuneralhome.ca

 

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SMITH, Barb of Lion’s Head, formerly Atwood

Posted by on January 31, 2018

Barbara Smith – of Lion’s Head, formerly of Atwood, passed away unexpectedly at her residence on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at the age of 65. Barb was a member of the Lion’s Head book club, enjoyed photography, volunteering at Golden Dawn Seniors Home and attending yoga classes.  She also enjoyed travelling and walking outdoors with her companion and guide Jemma who will truly miss her.  She was a fun-loving people person and was happiest when surrounded by family and friends.  She loved life and lived her life to the fullest.  Every sunset was enjoyed.

Beloved wife of Dave Smith whom she married in 1971.  Loving mother of Christa Beyer (Tim) and Steven Smith (Stephanie).  Special grandma of Sophie, Lily, Blake and Evan.  Cherished daughter of Marie (Debus) Schade.  Sister of Ken Schade and Brian Schade (Pauline).  Fondly remembered by brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Mary Eckensviller (Ross), Elaine Foerster (Luke), Don Smith (Judy) and by many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Predeceased by her father Norman Schade, parents-in-law Ossie and Edith Smith, sister-in-law Dorothy Schade and brother-in-law Tom Foerster.

Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at the Elma Memorial Community Centre, Main Street, Atwood, on Friday, February 2 from 3 to 8 p.m. where the funeral service to celebrate Barb’s life will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Ralph Dwarika officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to CNIB, Listowel Memorial Hospital Foundation or Lions Guide Dogs would be appreciated by the family.

Arrangements entrusted to Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood (519-356-2382)  http://www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca/

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Conron; Kathleen Alice of Durham resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception

Posted by on January 24, 2018

Kathleen of Durham resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception, Flesherton

Conron; Kathleen Alice (nee Last) RAF WWII

Peacefully at the South Bruce Grey Health Services, Durham on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 in her 96th year. Kathleen is reunited with her late husband Walter(2005). Beloved mother of Anne Stroud of Durham. She was the loving aunt of John(Norma) Last, Trish(the late Klaus) Hanisch and great aunt of Julie Last(Edwardo Santos) and Christie Last(Spencer Gutcher). Predeceased by her brother John Last.

Kathleen was born in England on November 2, 1922. She enlisted in the Royal Air Force during the Second World War doing secretarial work. It was with this work that she met, and married the love of her life, Walter Alexander on September 25, 1943.

They settled as a married couple in Willowdale, Toronto. Walter, having experience in the RCAF, got a job working for the Metro Toronto Police Department, which took them out to Woodbridge.

It was their retirement in 1988 that brought them to beautiful Durham, ON. Kathleen much loved to read, walking and enjoying the country living. Her property gave her time to enjoy her dogs, and Anne’s dogs, the birds feeding at her many bird houses and most of all her antiques. Whether shopping at antique shows or finding new shops, she always found something she liked.

The family will receive friends at the Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception, Flesherton on Saturday, January 27 from 12noon until the time of funeral service at 1pm. Spring interment at St. Paul’s Cemetery, Innisfil. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Durham and Community Health Care Foundation would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca 888-924-2810

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HUTCHINSON: Jean

Posted by on January 21, 2018

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden yet peaceful passing of Jean at her home on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the age of 83. Beloved wife of 60 years to the late Mort. Cherished mother of Linda Clark, Murray (the late Debbie), the late Kathy (Dan) Duffy, Bill (Regina) and Greg (Jodi). Proud Nannie of Rob, Ryan (Stephanie), Jason (Krista), Pam (Jerry), Emily (Phil), Ashley, Krystal, Cody, Kelsey; step grandmother of Kyle (Karen), Tara (Andrew), Justin, William, Emily; and great Nannie of Addison, Caleb and Silas. Jean is survived by her sister Shirley (Ross) Spearn and sister in-law June (the late Morris) Partridge and predeceased by her sister Edith Lawrence. Friends may call at ADAMS FUNERAL HOME, 445 St. Vincent St. Barrie on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, January 26, 2018 at 1 o’clock p.m. with visitation from 12 p.m. until 12:45 p.m. Spring interment Barrie Union Cemetery. Memorial donations to the RVH Foundation or Hospice Simcoe would be appreciated by the family. Messages of condolence may be forwarded to the family through adamsfuneralhome.ca

A special thank you to the nurses and staff of the RVH Dialysis Clinic.

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Giffening; Harold at Grey Gables Nursing Home, Markdale, formerly of Priceville resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception Flesherton

Posted by on January 18, 2018

Giffening; Harold H

 

Peacefully at Grey Gables Nursing Home on January 18, 2018, in his 86th year, formerly of Priceville. Loving father to Wilhelmine (Willie) Jones and outstanding grandfather to Daniel(Jessica Koller) Jones, Stephanie(Michael Dukich) Jones and Caitlin (David Currell) Jones. Greatly missed by sister Trudy Howard. Dearest friend of Helen Shibish and Shirley Jones. Harold will be fondly remembered by Steven Shibish, Linda Reburn and many other friends.

Known as a “Master of All Trades”, Harold began his journey in Oldenburg, Germany where he apprenticed as a saddle maker and then travelled to Switzerland to work for a Baron taking care of the horses, learning many skills and values that would carry him through his life. He dreamed as a child to come to Canada which he did, together with his wife from Italy in 1958, first going to Alberta and then settling in Northern Ontario to work at any job available, quickly finding work as a gold miner in Kirkland Lake. While there he bought the entire encyclopedia Britannica which he used to teach himself English. Then he trained as an HVAC technician by correspondence. When the time came, Harold made his way to Toronto where he worked as an HVAC technician, and later using these skills to work as a machinist. Upon retirement, he moved to Priceville, which he described as paradise, and where he build his own home.

His adventures and experiences helped carve a man who was passionate about the environment and preserving our earth. “… and if the world ends tomorrow, today I plant an apple tree.” – Martin Luther

The family will receive friends at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception (1 Highland Drive, Flesherton) on Tuesday, January 23 from 11am until the time of service at noon. Reception to follow. Interment Evergreen Cemetery at a later date. Memorial contributions would be greatly appreciated by the Grey Gables Activity Fund. www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca 519-924-2810

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STEWART, Gladys Marie (née Blake) formerly of Teeswater

Posted by on December 9, 2017

 

Gladys Marie Stewart (née Blake) of Braemar and formerly of Teeswater, died of a broken heart, on Thursday, December 7th, 2017, at the age of 81. Twenty-two days following the death of her husband of 64 years, Donald Stewart.

 Born on April 12th, 1936 to the late James and Clara (née Harmer) Blake.

Her 4 children Joan (Raymond) Wright of Wingham, Jim (Deb) Stewart of Owen Sound, Ron (Jane) Stewart of Strathroy and Patti (Sandy) Staples of Kingston are heart broken.

Dear Grandma of Kevin, Brad, Janine, Amy, Mike, Bryan, Naomi, Andrew, David and Katie and Great-Grandmother to 11.

Survived by her sisters Maxine (Bill) Seers and Joyce (Jim) Oke all of Goderich.

Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews and their families.

Predeceased by in-laws Velma (Lorne) McAllister and Eileen (Dave) Moffat, 1 nephew and 2 nieces.

Visitation will be held at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Monday, December 11th from 3:00 to 5:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

The funeral service to celebrate Gladys’ life will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 at 1:30 p.m., with Pastor Douglas Brown officiating.

Interment Culross-Teeswater Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Wingham & District Hospital Foundation, Teeswater Town Hall Renovation Fund, Heart and Stroke Foundation, or to a charity of your choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Portrait and memorial online at www.tiffinfuneralhome.ca.

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COURTS, Regina Maria “Jean” (née Ford) of Teeswater

Posted by on December 7, 2017

Regina Maria “Jean” Courts (née Ford) of Teeswater, passed away peacefully, at Wingham and District Hospital on Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 in her 74th year.

Born in Bell Island, Newfoundland on January 9th, 1944.

Beloved wife of the late Gerald Courts who predeceased her in 2011.

Dear mother of Geraldine Brodt of Teeswater.

Missed by her grandchildren, Michael Courts (Laura) and Katelyn Brodt, step-niece Mary and great-grandsons Tyson and Bentley.

Cherished daughter of Mary Ford of Newfoundland.

Dear sister of Alice and Charles Hanarhan of St. Phillips, Gordon and Darlene Ford of Mississauga, Maureen and Keith Bullock of Flesherton, Gerry and Kathy Ford of Bell Island, Ron and Jackie Ford of Bell Island, Lorraine and Fred Crane of Erin, Jerome and Kim Ford of Norval, Michael and Marylin Ford of Caledon, Sharon and Morris Madore of Brampton, Jacqueline Ford of Bell Island and Judith and George Pitts of Bell Island.

Fondly remembered by her god-daughter Dianne Mills, several nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews.

Predeceased by her father Bill Ford, son-in-law Wayne Brodt and sister Dianne Ford.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Teeswater on Monday, December 11th, 2017 at 1 p.m. with Father Michael Anderson as celebrant.

Interment Sacred Heart Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Teeswater Town Hall Renovation Fund or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Portrait and memorial online at www.tiffinfuneralhome.ca.

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LAMONT, Deborah Ann “Debbie” (née Dwinnell) of Teeswater

Posted by on December 7, 2017

Deborah Ann Lamont (née Dwinnell) of Teeswater, passed away with family by her side, at South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Kincardine on Monday, December 4th, 2017, at the age of 58.

Cherished daughter of Lloyd and Joyce (née Caskanette) Dwinnell of Teeswater.

Dear mother of Amy Giles (Kelvin) of Teeswater, Julie Lamont of Guelph, Melanie Guptill (Sandy) and James Lamont all of Listowel.

Missed by her grandchildren, Michelle and Emily Giles, Joseph, Colin, Anthony and Issah Lamont and Jordan Guptill.

Fondly remembered by her sister Cherie Hauck of Teeswater and nieces, Angela Hauck (Jamie Zadow) and Brooke Hauck (Andrew Larocque) and great-nephew Theodore.

A celebration of Debbie’s life will take place at Boomer’s Cosy Restaurant, Teeswater on Saturday, December 9th, 2017 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Memorial donations to the Teeswater Town Hall Renovation Fund would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Portrait and memorial online at www.tiffinfuneralhome.ca.

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WEISHAR, Donna M. of R. R. #2 Teeswater

Posted by on December 2, 2017

Donna Marie Weishar of R. R. #2 Teeswater, passed away with family by her side, at the Wingham and District Hospital on Friday, December 1st, 2017, at the age of 72.

Born in Walkerton on March 23rd, 1945 to the late Walter and Melinda (née Vogt) Schumacher.

Beloved wife of the late Reginald “Reg” Weishar who predeceased her in 1996.

Loving mother of Lynn La Rose (Dan) of Fordwich, Doug Weishar of Culross Township, Barb Riley of Alliston, Lori Dobson of Kitchener and Kim Weishar (Jake Andrews) of Calgary.

Greatly missed by her 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Dear sister of Joan Troupe (Frank) of Kitchener, Bill Schumacher (Mary Belle) of Hanover, Larry Schumacher (Dianne) of Heidelberg and Dianne Montgomery (John) of Kitchener.

Donna will be fondly remembered by the many members of the Weishar family and numerous nieces and nephews.

A celebration to honour Donna’s life will take place at the Teeswater-Culross Community Centre on Thursday, December 7th, 2017 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Final resting place Sacred Heart Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Wingham & District Hospital Foundation or Sacred Heart Church Building Fund would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Portrait and memorial online at www.tiffinfuneralhome.ca.

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Horton-Wright; Ava Anne Michelle at only 9 months, 5 days resting at Fawcett Funeral Home

Posted by on November 29, 2017

Horton-Wright; Ava Anne Michelle

It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing, while in her daddys’ arms, at Sick Kids Hospital, of Markdale at only 9months, 5 days. Beloved and cherished daughter of Bobbie Horton-Wright and Sarah Higenell. Adorable granddaughter to Jonathon and Michelle Harvey of Holstein, Fred Higenell of Collingwood and Julie(Don) Sather of Markdale. She will be greatly missed by great grandmother Cheryl Wright of Paris, ON. Darling niece to Ryan Horton, Jenn Noullette and Nicole Massey. Ava will be remembered by many cousins, great aunts and uncles and caring nurses at Sick Kids.

Ava loved lights, her soother and her glow worm. Her beautiful smile will be greatly missed.

Funeral service will take place at Gentle Shepherd Community Church, Eugenia, on Saturday, December 2 at 1pm. In memory of Ava, donations to Gentle Shepherd Community Church would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca

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WOOD: Thelma Jean of Dundalk in her 81st year, on November 26, 2017 at Grey Bruce Health Services Markdale

Posted by on November 27, 2017

 

Wood; Thelma Jean

Peacefully, with her family by her side, on November 26, 2017 at Grey Bruce Health Service, Markdale of Dundalk in her 81st year. Loving mother of Julie(Chris) Cockrane of Owen Sound, Nancy(Garry) Lipsett of Singhampton, Kevin(Paula) Wood of Owen Sound and the late David and Christie. Loved and remembered by 13 grandchildren. Fondly remembered by Les Wood. Dear sister of Doris Wallace of Shelburne, and the late Betty Hewgill, . Predeceased by parents Della Green, Stanley Gilkes and step-father Lawrence Green, sisters Betty hegill, Gladys Osborne and brother Donald Gilkes.

Born December 5, 1936 to Della and Stanley Gilkes in Proton Station, the eldest of 5 children. She was the proud mother of 5 children and adored raising them. Thelma loved to bake, play pepper, watch and play curling but most of all she loved to do for others, often over and above what she should. She enjoyed gambling and time with her grandchildren and had a real place in her heart for animals.

The family will receive friends at the Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm and for 1 hour prior to the service on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 2:00pm from the funeral home chapel. Interment at Flesherton Cemetery. If desired, memorial contributions to the Centre Grey Health Services Foundation would be gratefully appreciated. Online condolences and donations at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca 888-924-2810

 

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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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HATTATT, Robert of Point Edward

Posted by on November 17, 2017

HATTATT, ROBERT HAROLD – It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Bob Hattatt on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Vision Nursing Home at the age of 85. He was the beloved husband of 56 years to Mary Jane (Yates) Hattatt and the dearly loved father of Brenda Chaulk (Gary) and Bruce (Marian). He was Grandpa of Jordan and Nathan, Brett and Brittany (Sam) and Great-Grandpa of Charlotte. He is also survived by sister in laws Joyce Wilson, Penny Taylor, Linda (Jim) McCarty and brother in laws Bob (Chris) Yates. Several nieces and nephews also survive. He was predeceased by his parents Harold and Edna Hattatt and in laws Lloyd and Louise Yates, brother in laws Don Taylor, Larry Yates, Jack Fulcher and sister in law Betty Fulcher and nephews Randy Fulcher and Michael McCarty. The family would like to thank Dr. Gannon and the staff at Vision Nursing & Rest Home for their love and support and his home PSW Michael Murphy. Bob worked at Walker Brothers for 35 years and was a Point Edward resident for the past 60 years and a longtime member of Point Edward United Church until its closing. Family was very important to Bob. He enjoyed the time spent with family and friends. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at Point Edward Presbyterian Church, 306 Michigan Ave. in Point Edward on Monday, November 20, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. A luncheon will follow at the Point Edward Community Hall, 210 Monk St at 12:00 o’clock noon. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society, Point Edward Presbyterian Church or charity of choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia, ON., N7T 5W9. Messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

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Carmichael; Diann Elizabeth of Markdale at age 50 resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception

Posted by on November 16, 2017

Diann of Markdale resting at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception

Carmichael; Diann Elizabeth
At the age of 50, Diann lost her courageous, well-fought battle with MS. She leaves behind her husband Darin and three adoring children; Taylor, Becca and Brad. Loving daughter of Marie and the late George Vollick and daughter in-law of Carol and Charlie Carmichael. Dear sister and sister in-law to Lee, Bernadette, Tracy, Tom, Donna and Hugh. She will be greatly missed by nieces Stephanie(Jason), Kaely, Shelby and Kaidence as well as her nephews Matthew(Jess), Jeremy and Riley. Diann also leaves behind her honourary sisters; Catherine Green, Kellie Reed, Susan Patton and Sheri Page who supported her throughout her good times and her bad. Diann had a long career as a Special Education Teacher for the Bluewater District School Board and thought of her many colleagues through the years as her second family. Her bubbling spirit and dedication to her “kids” will always be remembered by all that met her.
Diann’s family invites you to join them for a “Come and Go” celebration of her life at the Markdale Golf and Curling Club, 85 Edith Street, Markdale on Saturday, November 18 from 2:00 to 5:00pm. Her last thoughts were of taking care of her kids, so in lieu of flowers, donations are welcomed to a trust account set up for the Carmichael children(Cheques only please, donations can be made through Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception, Flesherton). Online condolences at

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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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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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BOYCE; Aileen Margaret in her 97th year

Posted by on October 13, 2017

Boyce; Aileen Margaret

Peacefully, at Meaford Long Term Care Centre on Thursday, October 12, 2017 formerly of Markdale, in her 97th year. Beloved wife of 40 years to Ian Boyce. Dear mother of the late Eric Zimmerman and mother-in-love to Janet Cope. Adored Grandma of Martin Cope. Predeceased by brother Joe Cannon. She will be greatly missed by many nephews and nieces.

Aileen was born on January 30, 1921 in Toronto, having lived for some time in Philadelphia, which sparked the travel bug in her. Having been a world traveller she lived in Shanghai for 2 years, and also travelled Whales, Europe and much of the US. Aileen was part of many different groups over the years including the Glenelg Friendship group and the ladies group within the Church of Christ.

She loved classical music and spent many hours listening while gardening, with a particular love for daisies and delphiniums but more than anything she had a great love for her Church and church family.

The family will receive friends at the Church of Christ, Meaford (113 Nelson St W), on Saturday, October 21 from noon until the time of service at 1pm. Cremation has taken place. Memorial contributions to Great Lakes Christian College or charity of choice would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca  888-924-2810

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PURDON, Russell of Harriston, formerly of Pike Lake and Whitechurch

Posted by on October 13, 2017

Russell Wilbert Purdon, a resident of Caressant Care, Harriston and formerly of Pike Lake and Whitechurch, passed away at Louise Marshall Hospital in Mount Forest on Thursday, October 12th, 2017 in his 93rd year.

Beloved husband of the late Violet Purdon (née Scott) (Penner) who predeceased him on November 10th, 2012.

Dear father of Bryan and Jan Purdon of Goderich, Milton and Diane Purdon of Alberta, Thelma Dougherty of B.C. and Linda and Dennis Coghlin of R. R. #2 Listowel.

Missed by several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sister Olive Zinn of Wingham, and brother Kenneth Purdon of Dorchester.

Fondly remembered by his first wife Joan, several nieces and nephews and extended family members.

Predeceased by his parents, John and Annie (née Bolt) Purdon, step-daughter Carol Penner, brother Clifford, sisters Verna and Reta, brother-in-law Ken and sister-in-law Rhea.

A graveside service to celebrate Russell’s life will take place at Culross-Teeswater Cemetery on Saturday, October 14th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.

Memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or Lung Association would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Portrait and memorial online at www.tiffinfuneralhome.ca.

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Shier; Rilla Aleda of Feversham in her 85th year.

Posted by on October 10, 2017
Shier; Rilla Aleda(nee Roberts)

Peacefully, with her family by her side, passed on Monday, October 9, 2017 of Feversham in her 85th year. Beloved wife and dear companion of 49 years to Lloyd. Loving mother of Daniel(Kathy) Graham of Feversham, Bill(Pam) Graham of Cincinnati, Peter(Cheryl) Graham of Owen Sound, Susan(Doug) Smith of Feversham and Frank(Faith) Shier of Maxwell. Loving grandmother of Kevin(Courtney) Graham, Jenna(Justin) Coe, Christopher(Tamara) Graham, Caitlyn(Ian) Graham, Jody(Mario) Graham, Kyle, Nathaniel, Hailey, Alysha, Quinn, Kurtis Shier and the late Corey Graham. Loved and remembered by her great grandchildren Corey, Ruby and Charly. Dear sister of Iris(Herb) Bechtel of Brampton and Sam(the late Shirley) Roberts of British Columbia. Predeceased by husband Clifford Graham, sisters Frances Conn, Phillys McGowan, Thelma Roberts and brother Jim Roberts. She will be sadly missed by her large extended family and friends.

Rilla was born in Osprey Township to Milton and Bertie Roberts. Rilla was a strong woman of faith who had unconditional love for everyone. Her family was the most important thing in her life. Her greatest joy was spending time with all the grandchildren. She was extremely proud of each and every one. They always brought a smile to her face.

Funeral service will be held from the Osprey Community Centre on Thursday, October 12 at 11am. In memorial of Rilla, memorial contributions to Mount Pleasant Church would be greatly appreciated. Condolences and donations can be made at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca

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