1921 - 2010
Wright, Audrey - Of Wiarton, peacefully at Gateway Haven in Wiarton on Thursday, September 9, 2010. The former Audrey Cora Heath at the age of 89 years. Loving wife of the late Roy Edward Wright (2006). Cherished mother of Joanne (late Stanley) Thomas, of St. Mary's; Donna Steip, of St. Thomas; Barbara (Allan) Gilbert, of Wiarton; Betty (Robert) Lawrence, of Sarnia; Paul Wright, of Oakville; and Connie Stewart (Daryl McCartney), of Wiarton. Much loved grandmother of Steven, David, Allan, Jeff, Peter, Allana, Becky, Carey, Tiedra, Hollie, and Brice. Great-grandmother of Jackson, Mitchell, Adam, Amanda, Colin, Dylan, Emily, Ethan, Glenn, Michal, Quiaden, Payton, Riley, Reese, Levi, and Joshua. Dear sister of Mary Miller, of Burk's Falls; and sister-in-law of Lloyd, Orville (Martina), Gladys (Allan) Perch, Lilian Taylor, Mary Myles, all of Wiarton, and Jim, of Mississauga. Audrey will be deeply missed by her nieces, nephews and many friends. Predeceased by her parents, Joseph and Ida; brothers Roy, Bob, Alvin, and Chester; sisters Elsie Burt and Lila Summers; brothers-in-law Albert 'Teeny', Stanley 'Turk', and Zeke Myles; and sister-in-law, Shirley Ebel. Audrey will be remembered for her love of knitting, sewing and reading; her delicious cooking; and bowling skill. Family will receive friends at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341 on Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 pm. A service to celebrate Audrey's life will be conducted from the chapel on Monday, September 13th, 2010 at 1 o'clock. Interment in Bayview Cemetery, Wiarton. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Lung Association, Heart and Stroke Foundation, or the charity of your choice would be appreciated. A Crimson King maple tree will be planted in the funeral home meadow in Audrey's memory by the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel.
1917 - 2010
Bell, True - of Wiarton, peacefully at Grey Bruce Health Services Wiarton on Saturday, August 28, 2010. Laverne True Bell (nee Caswell) at the age of 93 years. Cherished mother of Allan and his wife Jacqueline, and Nancy and her husband Ken Heppenstall, all of RR#2 Wiarton. Beloved grandmother of Angie and her husband Malcolm Ellis, Nancy and her husband John McCowan, Caroline Bell and her partner Andrea Abraham, Don Heppenstall and his partner Melissa Mann, and Todd Heppenstall and his wife Eau-Vive; and great-grandmother of Dylan, Connor and Tyler. Sister of Orville Caswell and his wife Doris, of Owen Sound, and Marr Caswell (and his late wife Lil), of Wiarton. Sadly missed by her sister-in-law Audrey Bell; and her many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband Ivan (1993); and a grandchild, baby Sherry. True will be remembered for her love of family and community. She always had the coffee on. In accordance with True's wishes, a private family service will be held at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341. Cremation with interment in Oxenden Cemetery. Donations to the Heart and Stroke, or Wiarton Hospital would be greatly appreciated and may be made through the funeral home.
1963 - 2010
Jones, Tim - of Cape Croker, suddenly at Grey Bruce Health Services, Wiarton, on August 11, 2010. Timothy Darrold Jones was in his 48th year. Cherished son of Wilma Jones (Wabigwan), of Orillia, and Norman Jones, of Lion's Head. Much loved brother of John Jones and his wife Tracey, of London. Sadly missed by his aunts, uncles, and nephews. Predeceased by a brother Lelynn Jones (2007), and an infant brother, Myles. Tim's family will receive relatives and friends at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041 on Sunday evening August 15th, 2010 from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. A service to celebrate Tim's life will be conducted from the chapel on Monday morning at 11 o'clock. Cremation. Donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated. In living memory of Tim a Cedar tree will be planted in the funeral home meadow by the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel.
1941 - 2010
Young, Bill - of Red Bay, peacefully at Grey Bruce Health Services Wiarton on Monday, August 9, 2010. William Brian Young at the age of 68 years. Loving husband of the former Carolyn "Carol" Haist. Cherished father of Lorie-Lee Young (partner Wayne Stevenson), of Owen Sound, and Lesa-Anne Young, of Waterloo. Devoted son of Adelaide Young, of Hensall; brother of Barry Young (Betty), of Clinton, and Waneita Pierce (Doug), of Orillia; and brother-in-law of Berneice Wright (late Ross), of Mississauga. Predeceased by his father Worthy Young; and sister Doris Bogie. Friends are invited to call at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341 on Friday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 PM, where a service celebrating Bill's life will be held on Saturday morning at 11 o'clock. Interment in Red Bay Cemetery. Due to allergies, the family request that in lieu of flowers donations to the Bruce Peninsula Association for Community Living, Wiarton Hospital and Lung Association would be appreciated.
1939 - 2010
Plant, Ross - of RR#3 Chatsworth, suddenly at Grey Bruce Health Centre, Owen Sound, on Thursday, July 22, 2010. David Ross Plant at the age of 70 years. For 43 years, the loving husband and best friend to the former Donna Legge. Cherished father of Holly Plant (partner Jeff Lee) of Barrie. Devoted brother of Randall Plant and his wife Maria of Sauble Beach, and June and her husband David Lobsinger of Owen Sound; and brother-in-law of Joanne (Don Heath), of Hornby, Vernon Legge (Donna), of Port Elgin, Keith Legge (Sharon), of Chesley, and Val Legge (late Rod). Son-in-law of Elsie Legge (late Harry), of Chesley. Sadly missed by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents David and Doris (nee White), and his brother Bill. Ross worked as a land surveyor for Hewett and Milne for 40 years. Family will always remember Ross' love of sitting on the veranda and enjoying his coffee, his adventures while traveling in his youth, and his love of family. Friends will recall a hard-working perfectionist who never took "short-cuts" and his passion for breeding Registered Limousin cattle. Ross' stories will be remembered by all. Cremation has taken place. The family invite friends to join with them for the sharing of food and memories at a Memorial Gathering at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041 on Wednesday, August 11, 2010 from 1 - 3 PM. Donations to a charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated by the family.
1928 - 2010
Waukey, Ella - of Cape Croker, peacefully at Grey Bruce Health Services Wiarton on Tuesday, July 13, 2010. The former Ella Marie Ashkewe at the age of 82 years. Beloved mother of Diane Stevens (partner Josef Skrivanek), of Cape Croker. Grandmother of Lee Anne Stevens (partner Jerry Peterson), of Cape Croker; great-grandmother of Elijah Stevens, Olivia Stevens, C.J. Hussin, Allisanne Hussin, Beedkohom Hussin, and Zawanung Stevens; and great-great-grandmother of Larissa Keesickquayash-Stevens. Predeceased by her husband Ross Waukey; her parents Burt and Ida (new Waubizee) Ashkewe; brothers Percy Ashkewe, Nelson Ashkewe, and Benjamin Ashkewe; and sisters Bessie King, Hilda Waukey, Beatrice Ashkewe, and Nelly Ashkewe. Ella was proud to serve her community with the Band and Council for over 25 years. Family invite friends to gather with them for visitation at the Cape Croker Community Centre on Thursday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 pm and Friday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 pm, where a service will be held on Saturday, July 17, 2010 at 2 o'clock. Interment in Little Port Elgin Cemetery, Cape Croker. Funeral plans arranged at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
1926 - 2010
Urbshott, Herman - peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, at Grey Bruce Health Services Wiarton on July 13, 2010. Melvin Hermon "Herman" Urbshott, of RR#3 Hepworth, at the age of 83 years. Loving father of Murray and his wife Sylvia, of Chestermere, AB; Dennis and his wife Brenda, of Kitchener; and Paul and his partner Barrie, of Purple Valley. Cherished grandfather of Debbie Cook (Rick), Dean Urbshott (Emily), Stacey Urbshott, Amanda McMullan, Troy Urbshott (Sandra), Trevor Urbshott (Wendy), Paul Derek Urbshott, and Candace Urbshott; and great-grandfather to Jenna, Mark, Owen, Erica, Maxwell, Alex, Elijah, Isaiah, Eva, Molly, Kalvin, Ethan and Gavin. Sadly missed by sisters-in-law Georgina Urbshott, Verna Urbshott, and Margaret Urbshott; and his many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his wife Doris Lillian (nee Campbell); brothers Fred, Ken and Jim; sister Helen Bieth; and brother-in-law Syl Bieth. Herman was a Volunteer Firefighter; and long time Rotarian, who was instrumental in developing the Jaws of Life into the Wiarton Fire Department. Family invite friends to gather with them at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341 on Wednesday, July 21, 2010 at 2 o'clock for a service to celebrate Herman's life. Visitation 2 hours prior to service. A.J.V. Leeder officiating. Cremation has taken place. Interment in Colpoy's Bay Cemetery. The family invite you to remain with them for a reception hosted at the chapel. The family wish to express their sincere appreciation to Dr. Barker, the wonderful caring support staff and nurses at the Wiarton Hospital, Bruce Peninsula Hospice for their providing the Palliative Care Room for the support and comfort of the family, and to Tom Whitcroft and his staff at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel for caring so well for Herman and his family. Lastly, thank you to family and friends who have helped with meals and support to Dad and his family. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Bruce Peninsula Hospice Inc. would be appreciated.
1981 - 2010
Howe-Harper, Azhibik June - 29 years of age of Truro, NS, formerly of Indian Brook, NS. The Howe/Harper family is deeply saddened to announce the sudden death on July 7, 2010, of our sister Azhibik June, born on June 2, 1981. We will always treasure the memories of her being a mother, daughter and youngest sister. She was a daughter of Victor "Tom" Harper, Toronto, and the late Madeline Marion (Solomon) Howe-Harper. She was a beloved mom of Santianna Madeline Rodriguez, of Memphis, Tenn.; sons, Kyran (6) and Kaydin (5) Howe, Nova Scotia; sisters, Marjorie Neil, Ontario; Wendy Julian and Carol "Ducie" Howe, both of Indian Brook, NS; Valerie Howe, Toronto, ON; Wabuhno Howe, ON; brothers, Carl "Quizzie" Howe, Gordon Howe, Dartmouth; Thomas (Monique Fong) Howe, Sackville; 33 nieces and nephews. Visitation was held at the home of Carol "Ducie" Howe1 560 Church St., Indian Brook, NS. A traditional ceremony was held at the Maadookii Seniors Centre, Cape Croker First Nations, on Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at 2 PM. Interment in Little Port Elgin Cemetery, Cape Croker. Local arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041.
1929 - 2010
Batten, Elizabeth "Bette" Frances - of RR#4 Wiarton, peacefully with her loving daughter at her side after a valiant battle with cancer on Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at the age of 80 years. Loving wife and partner of the late Thomas Batten. Cherished mother of Joanne Depauw (Emiel), of Greig Settlement and Tillsonburg. Grandmother of Michael Lee (Christina), Andrew Lee (Elly), and Sean Strong. Survived by her brother and sisters, Jim Hunt (Shirley), of Uxbridge, Elsie Ritchie, of Scarborough, Joyce (Arnie Sperling), of Brechin, and Evelyn (Ralph Hadfield), of Pickering; son-in-law Ron Strong, of Nobleton; brothers-in-law Frank Richardson, of California, and Harold Batten; sister-in-law Lillian May; and her cousins and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her daughters Diane Strong and Donna Batten; sister Shirley Richardson; and brother-in-law Dick Ritchie. In accordance with Bette's wishes, cremation has taken place. Family invite friends to gather at the family home (152 Greig Settlement Road, RR#4 Wiarton) on Saturday, July 17, 2010 at 11 o'clock for a gathering to celebrate Bette's full life. Interment of ashes in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, London. Funeral plans arranged at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341. Bette's family wish to thank Dr. VanDorp, Paul Hurst, Sharon and Jodi from Paramed, members of the VON, and Tom Whitcroft for all of their guidance, support and professionalism. Donations to the VON, or the Wiarton Hospital would be greatly appreciated.
1921 - 2010
Feng, Guo - of Wiarton, and formerly of China, peacefully surrounded by his family at Grey Bruce Health Services Wiarton on Wednesday, July 7, 2010 at the age of 89 years. Loving husband of Huan Li. The family of Terry and Shirley Chan (Kgum Bo Restaurant, of Wiarton) will forever miss their treasured father and grandfather. Cremation has taken place. Funeral plans arranged at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341. Donations to the Wiarton Hospital or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
1962 - 2010
Bridge, Eric - suddenly at his Chesley residence on Monday July 5, 2010. Eric Marshall Bridge at the age of 47 years. Eric is survived by his beautiful daughter Christina Bridge, of Guelph. Forever remembered by his brothers and sisters Kenneth and his wife Diane, of Capreal, Douglas and his wife Debbie, and Rosemarie and her husband Bruce McNeil, all of Wiarton, Ronald Bridge, of Hamilton, Bruce Bridge, of Capreal, Lynn Bridge, of Owen Sound, and Tammy and her husband Dale Robbins, of Miller Lake. Devoted son of Kenneth and Gwendolyn (nee Rouse), of Miller Lake. Sadly missed by several nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, uncles, aunts and cousins. Predeceased by his son Danial James Lee Bridge (1987); maternal grandparents John T. and Annie Rouse; and paternal grandparents Melvin and Violet Bridge. Eric will be remembered for his good heart, quiet nature and his passion for the outdoors. Cremation has taken place. There will be a private family graveside service at Dunk's Bay Cemetery, Tobermory at a later date. Funeral plans arranged at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341. Donations to The War Amps, or the charity of your choice would be appreciated and may be made through the funeral home.