1938 - 2013
Knight, Lowell Arthur - of SaubleBeach, passed peacefully at his residence surrounded by his family on Monday, October 28, 2013 at the age of 75 years. Loving husband and best friend to Darlene (nee McArthur) for 55 years. Cherished father of Brenda Knight, of Chesley; Bonnie Knight, of Sauble Beach; Beth and her husband Wayne Hill, of RR#2 Allenford; Barb and her husband Jim Kirkland, Becky Knight, and Betty Anne Knight and her partner Mark Askin, all of Sauble Beach. Amazing grandfather of Jayda and Tyler Jahnke, Katie McCutcheon, Josh Hill and his wife Melissa, Kathleen and Kyle Kirkland, Darby Kirkland, Madison Lamont, and Max Askin; and great-grandfather of Austin, Hailey, Brielle, and Bailey. Predeceased by his granddaughter Jaimie Trask (nee Hill); and his parents Arthur and Pauline (nee Walker) Knight. Lowell will be missed by his beloved dog and faithful companion Shelby-Lynn. Friends are invited to celebrate Lowell's life on Friday November 1, 2013 at 11 o'clock at Zion Amabel United Church Sauble Beach. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, 814 Bruce Rd.8, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041. Donations to the GBHS Foundation (Oncology) would be greatly appreciated.
1923 - 2013
Pratt, Gladys - peacefully at Ashwood Manor, London, on Sunday, October 27, 2013. The former Gladys Adelain Fewster, of Wiarton and and formerly of Brownsville, at the age of 90 years. Beloved mother of Carolyn and her husband Rev. David Leggatt, of Wiarton; and mother-in-law of Linda Pratt, of London. Cherished grandmother of Tracy (Jeff Lagoda), Marcy Deller (friend Frazer), Brain Leggatt (Sonia), and Brenda Leggatt; and great-grandmother of Jessica and Gregory Lagoda, Kaleb and Ryann Deller, and Sydney Leggatt. Much loved sister of Wilma Baker and the late Wilf, of Simcoe; and sister-in-law of Audrey and Bob Putnam, of Lyons. Sadly missed by her nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by her husband Maurice (1998); son Wayne (1999); sister Maryll Bowman (1997); and her parents William and Eliza Jane (Holland) Fewster. Family invite friends to gather at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341 for visitation on Friday, November 1, 2013 from 2-4 pm. Thence to Avondale United Church, Tillsonburg, for a service to celebrate Gladys' life at 1 o'clock on Saturday, with visiting one hour prior to service. Interment in Delmer Cemetery. Family wish to thank the nurses and staff of Ashwood Manor for their kindness, care and support. Donations to Brain Tumor Research or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
1928 - 2013
Preston, Dona Marie Catherine (nee Scott) - peacefully at Grey Bruce Health Services, Wiarton on Sunday, October 27, 2013. Dona Preston, retired Registered Nurse formerly of London at the age of 84 years. Beloved mother of Jan (Vince Roe), of Red Bay, John Preston, of London, Jim Preston, of Burlington, Joe Preston (Geri), of St. Thomas, Jeff Preston, of Toronto, Judy Wright-Fedyk (Brad Fedyk), of Oliphant. Cherished grandmother of Adam, Morgan (Jeremy), Jamie (Steve), Kate (Neil), Lindsay (Ray), Jordie (Michelle), Matt, Scott, Chelsea, and Erik; and great-grandmother of Cole, Kian, Ella, Nora and 2 more soon to be loved. Much loved sister of Mary Ford, of Strathroy, Alec McDonald (Sharon), of Watford, and Peter McDonald (Pam), of BC; and Sister-in-law of Christine Scott, of London, Ruth Scott, of Kitchener, and Joe McKay, of McKay's Corners. Sadly missed by her extended family and friends. Predeceased by her sister Sandra McKay; brothers Robert Scott and Ernie Scott; brother-in-law Dave Ford; her mother Leola (Goff) McDonald and step-father Gordon McDonald, and her father John Scott. In respect of Dona's wishes, there will be no visitation. A graveside service will be held at Morpeth Trinity Cemetery on Saturday, November 2nd, 2013, at 1 pm, followed by a Celebration�of Life at the Mary Webb Centre in Highgate. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519)534-5341. Donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
1985 - 2013
Nadjiwon, Marcie Kathleen - of Neyaashiinigmiing, taken suddenly on October 21, 2013 at the age of 28 years. Loving wife of Martin Jones; and cherished mother of their son Richard Isaiah Reign Jones. Beloved daughter of Mark and Nora Nadjiwon; and daughter-in-law of Jenny and Doug Abell, and Robert Keeshig (Chastity Jenner). Sister of Darren Nadjiwon (Tyanna Pawis-Jones), loving auntie to Aliyah; and sister-in-law of Faith Abell, Dustin Jones, and Brittany Jones. Forever missed by grandparents John and Theresa Nadjiwon, and Kathleen Lavalley and predeseased by grandfather, Hector Lavalley. Loved much by many friends, cousins, aunties, uncles and members of the Neyaashiinigmiing community. Visitation will take place at the Cape Croker Community Centre Wednesday from7-9 pm and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm, where a service to celebrate Marcie's life will be conducted Friday afternoon at 2 pm. Pastor Tony Chegahno officiating. Cremation to follow. Donations to the Kikendaasogamig Elementary School would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, 814 Bruce Rd.8, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041.
1994 - 2013
Davis, Brogan Lea Francesca - It is with great sadness that Brogan's family announce her passing, suddenly as the result of a traffic accident on Sunday, October 20, 2013. Brogan Lea Francesca Davis, of Owen Sound, at the age of 19 years. Brogan was so very cherished by her mumma Christine Davis (nee Fraser) and step-dad Kevin Woods; and father Ian Davis, all of Owen Sound. Much loved sister of Shayla Davis (partner Austin Pyke); half-sister of Cador Davis; and step-sister of Zach Woods, all of Owen Sound. Larry and Bonnie Fraser, of Owen Sound, will forever miss their darling granddaughter. Brogan will be remembered by uncle Bubs (Lawrence) and aunt Lynda Fraser and aunt Bean (Betty Jean) Fraser, all of Owen Sound; sadly and forever missed by her cousin and BFF Tristen; and her many friends. Predeceased by her grandparents Frank and Joan Davis. Brogan's family invite you to a Memorial Gathering at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, 814 Bruce Rd. 8, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041 on Thursday, October 24 from 1-3 pm. They family insist that this be a totally casual occasion, where you may share stories, music and food. Brogan was passionate about so many things, and her family feel that to honour Brogan, donations should be made to any charity that you have a passion for. Cremation is to follow.
1972 - 2013
Elliott, Marty Peter "Snaggs" - of Cape Croker, suddenly on October 19, 2013. Marty Peter Elliott, at the age of 39 years. Father of Bret Elliott, of Owen Sound; Martin Elliott, and Alberta Elliott (partner Kyle Nadjiwan), both of Cape Croker; and Martina Elliott, of Sagamok Anishnawbek. Grandfather of Gene Elliott-Nadjiwan. Much loved son of Shirley (nee Mason) and the late Melvin Elliott, of Cape Croker. Brother of Roger Elliott, and Ken Elliott (Cecily Keeshig), both of Cape Croker; Margaret Lavallee (Tom Kewageshig), of Saugeen First Nation; Frances Lavallee, of Whitby; Lori (Darrell Jack), of Saugeen First Nation; and Deanna Lavallee, of Orillia. Survived by brother-in-law Carl Ritchie, of Saugeen First Nation; and his many aunts, uncle, cousins, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his sisters, Helen Ritchie and Melody Jonnie; and brother Dove Elliott. Friends are invited to gather with family at the Maadookii Seniors Centre, Cape Croker on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm, where a service will be conducted on Friday October 25, 2013 at 11 o'clock. Cremation to follow. Arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, 814 Bruce Rd. 8, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041.
1931 - 2013
Playford, Edith - peacefully, with her family at her side, at Lee Manor in Owen Sound on Sunday, October 13, 2013. The former Edith Aileen Dent at the age of 82 years, formerly of Hepworth. Loving mother of Rick, of Owen Sound; Sue (Al Given), and Betty Ann (Bruce Rouse), both of Wiarton; Tom, of Nova Scotia; Jackie (Ed Hopkins), of Wiarton; Ruth Ann (Scott MacGregor), of Pickering; Bonnie (Mike Lunz), of Wiarton; Connie (Ray McIlwrath), of Brampton; and Karen (Steve Clemens), of Oliphant. Cherished grandma of 28; and great-grandma of 36. Devoted sister of Gloria Dailey, of Wiarton; and sister-in-law of Aila Dent, of Wiarton, Pat Playford, of London, and Bruce McComb, of Owen Sound. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Edith is predeceased by her husband Ernie (1994); son Bruce; daughter Sandra; grandchildren Dorian Lunz, and Bailey Duncan; brothers Jack, Sonny, Chess, Joe, and Herb; and sisters Doris, and Rose. Edith was proud to have worked at the Wiarton Hospital for many years. Friends may call at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341 on Sunday, October 20, 2013 from 7-9 pm, where a service to celebrate Edith's life will be conducted in the chapel Monday at 11 o'clock. Interment in Bayview Cemetery. Donations to the Wiarton Hospital or Alzheimer Society Grey Bruce would be appreciated.
1938 - 2013
Kirkland, Jean - of Hepworth, peacefully at Gateway Haven in Wiarton on Friday, October 11, 2013. The former Jean Eleanor Jane Richards at the age of 74 years. Loving mother of Terry (Joyce), of RR#3 Allenford, Larry (Karen), of P.E.I., and Lori (Gary Shipley), of Hepworth. Devoted grandma to Tyler (Stephanie), Kaley, Leah, Kara, Tessa, Isaac, Connor, Quinn, Melanie (Travis), Brad (Brittany), and Brandon (Kasey); and great-grandma of Alexandra, Ella, and Laya. Sister of Joan (Jim Ruth), of Hepworth, Freeda Davidson, of RR5 Owen Sound, Betty (Don Duff), of Bayfield, Bonnie (Jim Cavill), of Chesley, and Bob Richards (Anna Marie), of Arkwright. Sister-in-law of Doug Stevenson, Scott Cutting, Ray Kirkland, and Watt Rodgers. Predeceased by her parents Harvey and Ella; her husband Don (2003); daughter Donna Jean; sisters Faye Stevenson, Dianne Richards, and Nancy Cutting; sisters-in-law Jean Rodgers, Shirley Kirkland, and Marie Kirkland; and brothers-in-law Ken Davidson and Ralph Kirkland. Friends may call at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, 814 Bruce Rd. 8, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041 on Wednesday October 16 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A service to celebrate Jean's life will be conducted from the Zion Amabel United Church, Sauble Beach, on Thursday morning at 11 o'clock. Interment in Zion Cemetery, Hepworth. Donations to St. Andrew's United Church (Hepworth), Alzheimer Society, or Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
1936 - 2013
McLay, John Keith Martin - of London, suddenly and peacefully at home on October 11, 2013 in his 78th year. Cherished husband of 54 years of Vernice McLay (nee Thompson). Dear father of Shaunna Stafford, Sherril Myles and Rusty McLay. Father-in-law of Wes Stafford, Bryon Myles (deceased), Brad Adams and Beth McLay. Cherished "papa" of Scott, Derek, Drew, Alli, Katie and Joey. Special brother to the late Marian McDonald; and special brother-in law to Merle and Bill Ellis, Norm (deceased) and Jean Thompson, and Malcolm McDonald (deceased). Family invite friends to gather at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341 on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 from 12-2 pm, where a service to celebrate Martin's life will be conducted. Interment in Eastnor Cemetery at a later date. Donations to War Amps Canada and Heart and Stroke.
1951 - 2013
LaDuke, Sheila Anne (nee Turner) - quietly in her 63rd year, surrounded by family on October 10, 2013 in Wiarton. Sheila was born in Hamilton and lived across Ontario before settling in Wiarton. A former medical laboratory technician, Sheila also owned a bakery and worked as a weather observer. She was well known for her expertise in the kitchen and her baked goods will be greatly missed by family and friends. Sheila is predeceased by her parents, Jack and Jean (nee Young). She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Paul, and her children Chantal, Nicole (Brad), and Jean-Paul (Elizabeth), and her grandchildren Willard, Hugh, and Lilith, and her siblings Jim, Lynne, Robert, and Peter, her stepmother Edith Turner, and her father-in-law Murray and wife Rachel. Special thanks to Dr. Barrett, and nurses Vicky, Heather, and Robert for their care. Cremation has taken place. In keeping with Sheila's love of animals and children, donations in lieu of flowers to Grey-Bruce Animal Shelter or Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hanover & District would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, 814 Bruce Rd. 8, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041.
Baby Emma Mast
Mast, Baby Emma Tracey - it is with great sadness that Dan Mast and Victoria Arnold announce the passing of their precious daughter Emma. Big brother Jesse was counting the days until her arrival. Emma's grandparents Kelven and Tracey Arnold, of Wiarton, Jacob and Emma Mast, of Chesley; great-grandparents John and Joan Northey, of Colpoy's Bay, Ezra and Ester Mast, of Desboro, and Joseph and Katie Stutzman, of Wisconsin; and great-great grandmother Doreen Leonard, of Fenelon Falls are heartbroken. Many aunts, uncles, and cousins also waited on her arrival. Emma is predeceased by her great-grandparents Wally and Gladys Arnold. There will be public visitation on Friday, October 18, 2013 from 12 - 2 pm at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, Wiarton (519) 534-5341, followed by a private family service and interment in Colpoy's Bay Cemetery. A donation of your choice would be appreciated.