1943 - 2012
Taylor, Donald Hugh - of RR#4 Tara, surrounded by his loving family at Grey Bruce Health Services Owen Sound on Sunday, November 11, 2012 at the age of 69 years. Loving husband of the former Penny Ann Hooper. Don will be missed by his children Donald and John; and by Penny's children Robert Austin (Connie), Roy Austin (Stacey), Lee Austin (Lori), and Ruth Austin. Devoted grandfather of Ruthann, Jeremy, Brandon, Robert, Alicia, Ryan, Jessie, Joseph, Andrea, and Natasha; and great-grandfather of 8. Sadly missed by his sister Till Lundy. In accordance with Don's wishes cremation has taken place. The family invite you to gather with them for a memorial service at The Country Church, 2627 Hwy 6 (near Ferndale) on Thursday afternoon at 1 pm. Pastor Chris Mirrlees officiating. Donations to The Country Church would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, 814 Bruce Rd. 8, Sauble Beach.
1936 - 2012
Harwood, Betty - of Wiarton, peacefully at Grey Bruce Health Services Owen Sound, surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, November 7, 2012. The former Betty Oral Wilson at the age of 76 years. Devoted mother of Douglas Gould (Evelyn), of Calgary, AB; Linda Harwood (Barry Wismer), of Port Elgin; and stepmother of Barbara West-Bartley (Bill Bartley), of Wiarton. Proud grandmother of Graham Ivanovv, Isaac Wismer, Anne Wismer, Ian Wismer, Kevin West and Andrew West. Sister of Roy Wilson (Harriet), and Nancy Schurman (late Ron). Sadly missed by her many nieces, nephews, and friends in the community. Predeceased by her husband Gordon W. Harwood; brother Donald Wilson; sister Lois Snook (late Lloyd); and parents Dolph and Bess. Betty was a long-standing member of St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, Wiarton and proudly retired from teaching after more than 35 years of educating our children. The family invite you to gather with them for visitation at St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, 553 Gould St., Wiarton on Monday, November 12, 2012 from 11-1 pm, where a service to celebrate Betty's life will be conducted at 1 o'clock. A reception will immediately follow the service. Interment will take place at 3:30 pm at Hillcrest Cemetery, Tara. Arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, 814 Bruce Rd. 8, Sauble Beach. Donations to St. Paul�s Presbyterian Church, or to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
1952 - 2012
McCutcheon, John "Wayne" - surrounded by his loving family, after a lengthy illness, on his birthday Monday October 22, 2012. John Wayne McCutcheon at the age of 60 years. Loving husband and best friend of Shannon (nee Rennie) for 22 years. Devoted father of Tony McCutcheon and his partner Frankie Scribner, of Chesley, Ian McCutcheon and his wife Jennifer, of Shallow Lake, Mitchell Smith and his partner Danielle Charlton, of Tara, and Taunya Smith and her partner Keith Bates, of RR#1 Shallow Lake. Proud grandpa of Brock, Zachyri, Emmyli-Kaylan, Brandon, Robert, Trisha, Kiersten, Dominic, Trinity, Harmony, Raine, Caleb, and Vikki. Son of Mel and the late Evelyn. Brother of Murray and his wife Sharon, of Waterloo, Dennis and his wife Pauline, of Owen Sound, Eldon and his wife Dawn, of St. Agatha, and Carole and her husband Brian Ainslie, of Wiarton. "The Inventor" will be sadly missed his many nieces, nephews and friends. Family will receive friends on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St. Wiarton (519) 534-5341. A service to celebrate Wayne's life will be conducted from the Shallow Lake United Church, 75 Cruickshank St, Shallow Lake on Friday, October 26, 2012 at 1 o'clock. Interment in Bayview Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Alzheimer Society Grey-Bruce would be greatly appreciated.
1931 - 2012
Godhue, Robert Malcolm Giddings "Bud" - Passed away peacefully on Monday, October 15, 2012 at Grey Bruce Health Services Lion's Head from complications following a stroke. Beloved husband of Linda (nee Soule) for 51 years. Cherished father of Robert, of Toronto, Diane Hofland (Danny), of Innisfil, and Jennifer Harboruk (Russ), of Barrie; and proud grandfather of Kyle Hofland. Fondly remembered by many friends in Barrie and Tobermory. Will be missed by Edee and Clover. The family invites you to gather with them on Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 2 o'clock, at the United Church, 5 Brock St., Tobermory, for a celebration of Bud's life. Visitation at 1 PM; Service at 2 PM. Cremation has taken place. Donations to Branch 290 Tobermory Legion would be greatly appreciated and may be made through the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, 814 Bruce Rd.8, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041, or directly to Branch 290 RCL, P.O. Box 310 Tobermory ON, N0H 2R0..
1921 - 2013
Schmidt, Winnifred "Winnie" - (December 27, 1921 - February 6, 2013) Winnifred Schmidt (nee Berry) died peacefully at Gateway Haven Nursing Home in Wiarton. She looked forward to her conversation with Jesus in person. She is survived by her eldest son Rev. Ralph (Sharon) Schmidt; daughter Jane Martin; daughter-in-law Doris Schmidt; grandchildren Melanie, Lauren, Nicole, Tammy, Stephanie, Robert and Krista; as well as six great- grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband of 64 years, Harold; son Bruce; grandsons Trevor and David; brother Roy (wife Veronica); brother-in-law Ralph; and her parents John and Clara (nee Eichler) Berry. Cremation has taken place, with interment in Memory Garden, Guelph at a later date. A memorial service will be held at Gateway Haven Nursing Home, Frank St. in Wiarton at 11 am on Monday February 11th, 2013 with visitation one hour before service. Rev. Brad Mittleholtz will officiate. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Bruce Peninsula Hospice Inc., or St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Wiarton. Funeral plans arranged at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341.
1928 - 2013
Johnson, Joyce - of Wiarton, peacefully at Golden Dawn Senior Citizen Home in Lion's Head on Tuesday, January 29, 2013. Devoted wife and best friend of the late Bill (1977). The former Helen Joyce Ayerst at the age of 84 years. Loving mother of Rick (Diana), of Winnipeg; Rod, of Windsor; Cindy, and Kim (Syl Urbshott), both of Wiarton; and Karen (Cash Weatherall), of Windsor. Treasured grandmother of Michael (partner Kathleen), Shaun (wife Tammy), Nicole (husband Matt), Shaye, Cord, and Chet; and great-grandmother of Kaedyn and Lucy. Beloved sister of June (Allan Hafermehl), of Hanover. Predeceased by her brother Ralph; and sister Edith Kloosterman. Friends are invited to gather at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341 on Saturday, February 2, 2013 from 3-6 PM. From 3-4 pm friends are invited to share remembrances and stories of Joyce. Interment in Hanover Cemetery at a later date. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation and Alzheimer Society Grey-Bruce would be appreciated.
1934 - 2013
Delorme, Kathleen - of Cape Croker, peacefully at Grey Bruce Health Services Wiarton on Sunday, January 27, 2013. The former Leona Kathleen Proulx at the age of 78 years. Loving wife and best friend of Mike for 60 years. Cherished mother of Michelle and her husband Brian Archer, of Bracebridge; Michael "Jack" and his partner Richard Blair Smith, of Vancouver; and Kathleen "Kiki" Delorme and her husband Dominic Tete, of Toronto. Devoted grandmother of Amanda, Jaymie, Neil, Ian, Mitchell, and Billie; and great-grandmother of 15. Sadly missed by her nieces, nephews and many friends. Predeceased by her parents Bill and Millie; and sisters Doris and Beverly. Friends are invited to a gathering at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341 on Friday, February 1, 2013 from 3-6 pm. A service celebrating Kathleen's life will be conducted from the Maadookii Seniors Centre, Cape Croker on Saturday at 1 o'clock. Cremation has taken place. Donations to Princess Margaret Hospital would be appreciated.
1937 - 2013
Askin, James "Jimmy" Hay - His family wishes to thank his two anonymous, selfless organ donor families. One family gave him his life back with a heart transplant over 23 years ago. More than 6 years ago, our second donor family gave Jimmy more time with his family when he received his kidneys, freeing him from a life of dialysis. Jimmy passed away at Grey Bruce Health Services Wiarton on Monday, January 21, 2013 at the age of 76 years. Loving husband of the former Susan Bayer. Cherished father of Alison and her husband Jeff Foster, of Markham, Steve and his wife Nora, and Gary and his wife Maureen, both of Waterloo. Devoted grandfather of Jesse, Holly, Dylan, Sydnee, Reese, Tessa, Patrick, Riley, and Hannah. Brother of Bob and his wife Joyce, of Wiarton. Jimmy will be sadly missed by nieces, nephews, Oliphant friends, and by Sue's father and brothers. Predeceased by his brothers John (and late wife Betty), and Charles. Family invite you to gather with them for times of visitation at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, 814 Bruce Rd. 8, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041 on Friday, January 25 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm, where a service celebrating Jimmy's life will be conducted on Saturday at 1 o'clock. Cremation to follow. Donations to the Wiarton or Owen Sound Hospitals, Heart and Stroke Foundations or Kidney Foundation would be appreciated.
1935 - 2013
France, Lois - of Wiarton, peacefully at Grey Bruce Health Services Wiarton on Wednesday January 16, 2013 at the age of 77 years. Loving mother of Cynthia Wright, Toni Wright, Geoff Wright, and Jenny Wright and her husband Trevor Elliott. Cherished grandmother of Emma and her husband Adam McGregor, Sydney Wright-Brown, Paul Wright, Seth Graham and his partner Jessie Doyle, and Shelby Wright; and great-grandmother of Brody and Sam McGregor. Former wife of Donald Wright. Caring sister of Gary and his wife Nancy, Donnie and his wife Carol, Bill France, and Linda France; and sister-in-law of Sheila Ewing (husband Jim). Sadly missed by her many nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by her parents Nathan and Jane; and brother Ben. Family invite friends to join with them for a Memorial Gathering to share memories and food at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 422-0041 on Sunday, January 20, 2013 from 2-4 pm. From 2-3 pm friends are invited to share remembrances and stories. Cremation has taken place. Donations to the Wiarton Hospital would be appreciated.
1942 - 2013
Miller, Lorrie - of Wiarton, peacefully at Grey Bruce Health Services Wiarton on Wednesday, January 16, 2013. The former Anne Lorraine "Lorrie" Jordan at the age of 70 years. Loving wife of the late Donald Miller (2009). Cherished mother of Cheryl (Doug Leis), of Wiarton, Philip (Lisa), of Stratford, David (Tracey), of Wiarton, and Mark (Rhonda), of Yellowknife. Beloved grandmother of Natasha (Jay Gilbert), Jason Leis, Kyle Leis, Michael Miller, Ashley Miller, Nolan Miller, Emma Miller, and Ben Miller. Great-grandmother of Kolten Gilbert and Kristine King-Miller. Lorrie was eager to hold her new great-grandson - due in February. Sister of Bruce Jordan (Sharon), of Southampton; and sister-in-law of Marlene (Joe Brown), Michael (Sylvia), and Gordon (Barbara), all of Cheshire, England. Sadly missed by her many nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by her parents Frank and Winnie; brothers-in-law Wally Steele and Philip Miller; and sister-in-law Joan Steele. Lorrie was dedicated member of her church and the Wiarton Sandpipers and enjoyed live theatre, Facebook, baking, knitting, and tatting. But her true love was family. Family invite friends to gather with them at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341 on Friday from 7-9 pm. A service celebrating Lorrie's life will be conducted from the Faith Tabernacle Church, 343 Taylor St., Wiarton on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 2:30 pm. Pastor Gordon McDonald officiating. Spring interment in Bayview Cemetery, Wiarton. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
1947 - 2013
Linklater, Michael "Mike" - of Cape Croker , peacefully at Grey Bruce Health Services Wiarton on Tuesday, January 15, 2013. Gabriel Louis Michele "Mike" Marie Linklater at the age of 65 years. Loving husband of the former Denise Frances Akiwenzie (2010) for 40 years. Devoted father of Jake and his wife Jennifer, of Cape Croker; Pam and her partner John Frank, of Wiarton; and Trish, of Moose Factory. Cherished Grandfather of Noah, Olivia, Madeline, Tessa, Declan, Joshua and Spencer. Brother of Jimmy, of Moosonee, and George and his wife Dorothy, North Bay; and step-brother of Mary Linklater, Gaston Gagnon, and Phefemi Linklater. Brother-in-law of Bryan Akiwenzie, Alex Akiwenzie and his wife Alice, Donna Akiwenzie, Andrea and her husband Bill Chegahno, Christalee Akiwenzie, Lisa Akiwenzie, and Giles Akiwenzie and his wife Patricia. Sadly missed by his many nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by his parents Sidney and Lizbet; grandson Tristan Chapais; step-sister, Pauline Gagnon; sister-in-law Elsie Linklater; and brother-in-law Peter Akiwenzie. Mike worked many years for Public Works Canada along with several Aboriginal organizations: Curve Lake First Nation; New Credit First Nation and the National Association of Friendship Centres until coming to Cape Croker where he became the Capital Planner and finishing his career as the Project Manager for the new Cape Croker Elementary School. Family invite friends to gather with them for visitation at the Cape Croker Community Centre on Thursday from 7-9 pm and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A service to celebrate Mike's life will be conducted from the Community Centre on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 11 o'clock. Family invite you to remain after the service and share in the 'Feast'. Cremation to follow. Donations to Thameswood Lodge (London) would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, 814 Bruce Rd. 8, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041.