1943 - 2013
Forbes, Linda - of Mallory Beach, passed away at Grey Bruce Health Services Wiarton on Sunday, October 6, 2013. The former Linda Margaret Brown at the age of 70 years. Special friend of Bob Hopps for 27 years. Loving mother of Margaret Forbes and her husband Pat Kelly, of Chesterville, and Tony Forbes and his wife Dawn, of Wiarton. Proud grandma of Terry and Dustin Forbes. Predeceased by her parents Jim and Hannah Brown; and sister Marion Thompson and her husband Doug. Sadly missed by her nieces, nephews and many friends. The family wish to express their appreciation to Dr. Jeff Barrett and the nursing staff of the Wiarton Hospital for the exceptional care they gave to Linda. Family invite friends to join with them to share memories, music and food during a memorial gathering at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341 on Friday, October 11, 2013 from 2-4 PM. Cremation has taken place. Interment in Colpoy's Bay Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
1927 - 2013
Knight, Robert Matthew - of Wiarton, at Gateway Haven in Wiarton on September 24, 2013 at the age of 86 years. Loving husband to the late Lucy Marie (nee Dubiella). Cherished father of Susan Knight-Tout, of Wiarton; and Michelle Knight, of Richmond Hill. Devoted grandfather to Jason and Justin. Brother of Mary Carmichael, of Sudbury. Loved and missed by his nieces, nephews and many close friends. Predeceased by his parents Fred and Beatrice; brother Fred; and sister Dolly-Lue. Cremation has taken place. Family celebrated Robert's life privately at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St. Wiarton (519) 534-5341. Donations to the Downs Syndrome Society of Canada would be appreciated.
1940 - 2013
Mitchell, Jim - of Wiarton, suddenly surrounded by his family at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener on Wednesday, September 25, 2013. Carl James "Jim" Mitchell at the age of 72 years. Loving husband and best friend to Val (nee Wright) for 52 years. Cherished father of Mary Ellen and her husband Don Keeling, of Chatsworth, and Jim and his wife Margaret Ann, of Sarnia. Special grampy to Alicia and Natasha McMillan, grandpa to Michigan and Toria Mitchell, and step grandpa to Alex and Kinleigh Stewart. Brother of Peter and his wife Eileen, of Forest; and brother-in-law of Mary Juffs (partner Ray), of Burlington, and John Kendall (Aggie). Predeceased by his parents Carl and Ellen; brother David; and sisters Emma Jane Fleming and Nancy Ann Clow. Jim was a long-standing Lions Club member and heavily involved in his community, working tirelessly as a volunteer for countless organizations and associations. Jim's family invite you to gather with them at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341 on Monday, September 30, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A Celebration of Life service for Jim will be conducted from the Meeting Place, 575 Edward St., Wiarton on Tuesday afternoon at 1 o'clock, with visiting one hour prior to service. Cremation has taken place. Interment in Bayview Cemetery Wiarton. A Lions Memorial Service will be held Monday evening at 6:30 pm at the Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Lions Foundation of Canada Guide Dogs, Canadian Cancer Society, or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
1942 - 2013
McGregor, Gladys - of Wiarton, peacefully at Golden Dawn in Lion's Head on Tuesday, September 17, 2013. Gladys Leona (nee Carder) at the age of 71 years. Loving wife and best friend of Bob for 54 years. Proud mother of Ray, and Paul and his wife Dawn, all of Owen Sound, Leanne and her husband Warren Cowley, of Lloydminster, AB, and Dan and his wife Amanda, of Wiarton. Cherished grandmother of J.C., Jeffery, Kayla, Shaila, Grace, and Maddison. Sister of Wayne Carder, Barry Carder, and Bob Carder and his wife Laverne, all of Wiarton, and Doug Carder and his wife Sara, of Owen Sound; sister-in-law of Rick McGregor, of Alberta, Francis Angell, and Pat Lancaster and her husband Chuck, both of Owen Sound, Hazel McGregor, of Alberta, Bonnie, of North Bay, Carman McGregor, of Cornwall, and Linda McGregor, of Wiarton. Sadly missed by daughter-in-law Lynn McGregor; and her many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Albert and Leona (nee Turner) Carder; sister-in-law Karen Carder; and brothers-in-law Jim McGregor, Brad McGregor, Ron McGregor, Ken McGregor, and Jack McGregor. At Gladys' request, there will be no visitation or service. Cremation has taken place. Family will organize a private gathering at a later date. Donations to the Hospital for Sick Children would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, 814 Bruce Rd. 8, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041.
1936 - 2013
Fyvie, Donald Alexander - "The Old Warrior" in his 77th year, surrendered September 14, 2013 in the Palliative Care Room of the Wiarton Hospital in the love of his family, friends, Dr. John VanDorp, wonderful caring nurses and Hospice volunteers. Loving husband of Jane (nee Watson) for 57 years. Cherished father of Perry (Jan), John, Todd, and Dana (Vince Quinn). Dear grandfather of Aaron and Meagan Fyvie, Aylsa Jane and Elora Quinn. Also survived by one sister, Margaret Bell; brother-in-law Kyle Watson (Cathy); sister-in-law Lois Martin; nieces and nephews Mike, Dan, Glen, John F, James, Mary Lynn, Bill, Debbie, Ron John M., Heather, Brian, Grant, Stan, Scott, Carrie and Mathew. Predeceased by his parents John and Hazel (Mundle) Fyvie, and parents-in-law Scott and Bess Watson; brothers Jack (late Helen), James (late Mary), Glen; sister Sylvia (late Stan MacKenzie) (late Ivan Knight); brother-in-law Dale Watson (late Betty); niece Anne Watson; nephews Richard, Jeff and Chris Fyvie, and James Bell. A service to celebrate Don's life will be conducted from the Chapel of the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341 on Tuesday, September 17 at 2 o'clock, with visitation from 12-2 pm. Cremation to follow, with interment of ashes in Dunks Bay Cemetery, Tobermory, at a later date. If so desired, memorial contributions to Bruce Peninsula Hospice Inc. (329 Mary St., Wiarton, N0H 2T0) would be greatly appreciated.
1977 - 2013
Gill, Shawn - of Owen Sound, suddenly at his residence on Wednesday, September 4, 2013. Shawn William Fredrick Gill at the age of 36 years. Loving father of Tyler Pittman, Hailie Gill, and Shawn Jr. Much loved son of Douglas Gill and his wife Valarie, of Windsor; and step-son of Danial Janssens, of Wiarton. Cherished brother of Matt Gill and his wife Michelle, of Lion's Head, Andy Ryan and his wife Anne, of Windsor, Angela Holmes and her wife Pietra, of Owen Sound, Adrian Janssens and his partner Pete Pedoniquott, of Cape Croker, Jenny Lynn and her husband Jeff Masselis, of Toronto, Julie Ann Gill, and Daniel Gill, both of Windsor. Sadly missed by Melissa Dunn, and his many friends. Predeceased by his mother Marla Janssens (June 8, 2013). Shawn's family invite you to gather with them on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 2 o'clock for a service to celebrate his life by sharing memories and food at The Country Church, 2627 Hwy 6 (just south of Ferndale). A reception will follow. Cremation has taken place. Family ask friends to donate to their favourite charity or give a simple act of kindness as their expression of sympathy. Funeral arrangements completed from the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton, (519) 534-5341.
1989 - 2013
McCartney, Marshall - of Miller Lake, suddenly as the result of a traffic accident on Tuesday, August 27, 2013. Marshall Larry Kenneth McCartney at the age of 24 years. Dearly loved fiance of Darcie Lee Szymezko; and cherished father of Kenzie. Treasured son of Larry and Jo Anne McCartney; and Darcie's parents Bill and Lynn Szymezko. Grandson of Betty McCartney; and "Granny Franny". Devoted brother of Amber McCartney of Shallow Lake; and adored uncle of Grace. Marshall will be sadly missed by his many aunts, uncles, cousins and countless friends. Predeceased by grandparents Gordon McCartney, and Thelma and Ken Caudle. Family invite you to gather with them for visitation at the Bethel Missionary Church, 18 Ferndale Rd., Lion's Head, Friday August 30, 2013 from 7-9 PM where a service will be held in the sanctuary Saturday at 2 o'clock. Visitation one hour prior to service. Interment in Eastnor Cemetery with a reception to follow. Donations to for his daughter Kenzie's education fund, would be greatly appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, 814 Bruce Rd. 8, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041.
1929 - 2013
Skene, Harriet Evelyn (nee Clemens) - peacefully at Gateway Haven Wiarton on Sunday August 25, 2013 at the age of 83 years. Proud mother of Brenda Lihou, Diana (Derek Pocock), all of Oliphant, Brian Lihou, of Wiarton, and Paul Lihou (Lee-Anne), of Parkhead; step-mother to Judy, Gerry (Jerry Black), Jackie, John (Linda), Jim, and Jill Skene. Cherished grandmother of 6, and step-grandmother of 9; and great-grandmother of 3, and step-great-grandmother of 7. Dear sister of Alice Donnelly, and Kenneth Clemens (Eunice); and sister-in-law of Marj Smith, Helen Porter, Fairy Buchanan, and Joyce Skene. Predeceased by husbands Stewart "Bud" Skene and Wally Lihou; brother Wes Clemens; sister Ruby Deakins; 5 sisters-in-law; and 5 brothers-in-law. Family invite you to gather with them for a graveside service to be held Balsam Grove Cemetery, Oliphant on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 1:30 PM. Donations to Friends of Gateway or the Salvation Army Food Bank would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, 814 Bruce Rd. 8, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041.
1929 - 2013
Williamson, Lois - of Wiarton, peacefully at Mapleview Long Term Care in Owen Sound, on Saturday, August 24, 2013. The former Lois Gwendolyn Mallard at the age of 83 years. Loving mother of David (Carol), Don (Joan), and Randy (Janice), all of Wiarton. Devoted grandmother of 7; and great-grandmother of 17. Sister of Sharon. Predeceased by her parents Captain Lewis and Dorothy Mallard; and sister Elaine Hatt. At Lois' request there will be a graveside service at Bayview Cemetery, Wiarton on Friday August 30, 2013 at 11 o'clock. Cremation has taken place. Donations to Bruce Peninsula Sportsman Club, RCL Br 208 Wiarton, or a local Humane Society would be appreciated and can be made through the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041.
1948 - 2013
Leggatt, Carolyn - of Wiarton, peacefully surrounded by her family, at Wiarton Hospital, on Thursday, December 5, 2013. The former Carolyn Jean Pratt at the age of 65 years. Beloved wife and best friend of Rev. David Leggatt for over 41 years. Cherished mother of Brian Leggatt (Sonia), of Aurora, and Brenda Leggatt, of Owen Sound; and grandmother of Sydney Leggatt. Much loved sister-in-law of Linda Pratt, of London; niece of Audrey (Bob Putnam), of Lyons, and Wilma Baker (late Wilf), of Simcoe; cousin of Heather Johnson; and aunt of Tracey and Marcy. Sadly missed by her nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by her parents Maurice (1998) and Gladys (2013); brother Wayne Pratt (1999); and father�in-law and mother-in-law Charles and Doris Leggatt. Family invite friends to gather at St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, 553 Gould St., Wiarton on Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 1 o'clock to celebrate Carolyn's life, with visitation from 11am-1pm prior to service time. Cremation has taken place. Donations to St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, or the BPHS Foundation to support cancer care regionally and locally would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, 814 Bruce Rd. 8, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041.
1955 - 2013
Shiel, Steven Alexander - of Mar, peacefully at Grey Bruce Health Services Wiarton on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at the age of 58 years. Steven's family invite you to gather with them for a Memorial Gathering on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 from 1-3 pm at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341. Cremation has taken place. Donations to the Liver Foundation would be greatly appreciated.
1925 - 2013
Jones, Rosa "Molly" - of Aurora, Illinois, peacefully on October 30, 2013 at the age of 87 years. Devoted sister of Jean (Gerald Moore). Much loved aunt of William (Sandie) Dahl, Valerie (Joseph Sawicki), Blaine (Connie) Dahl, Dennis (Julia) Moore, Wendy Moore, Andrew Moore, and Rhys Jones; and more than 12 great nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Anders and Sviena Dahl; husbands Norman Long, and Horace Jones; and brother Valdemar Dahl. Born in Pass Lake, Molly attended high school in Port Arthur and Owen Sound; completing teacher's college in Toronto. In 1950 she married Norman Long, but was sadly widowed in 1953. In 1958 she was married Horace H. Jones, of Wiarton, for 40 wonderful years. Molly taught in one-room school houses in Ottewell Settlement, Lake Charles, and Oxenden. After moving to the U.S., she became a bookkeeper/accountant for US Gypsum. Upon retirement, Molly worked for another 25 years for H&R Block. Friends are invited to gather at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341 on Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 1 o'clock for a service to celebrate Molly's long and happy life. There will be visitation from 12-1 pm, and a delicious luncheon will follow the service. Cremation has taken place. Donations to BPHS Foundation Wiarton, Grey Bruce Animal Shelter, or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.