1934 - 2011
Bartley, Alvin - of Wiarton, peacefully at Grey Bruce Health Services Wiarton on Wednesday, November 16, 2011. Howard Alvin H. Bartley at the age of 77 years. Devoted husband to the late former June Jones. Cherished father of Debbie Bartley (Doug Bridge), Brenda Bartley, Wenda Bartley (partner Cathy Carrigan), all of Wiarton, and Shelly Bartley (husband Harry Ahrens), of Bolton. Loving grandfather of Bradly Bartley (fiancee Tammy Judd), Tania and her husband Kevin Ronnenberg, Kendra Schwoob (friend Ryan Wettlaufer), Tyler Schwoob, Andrea Ahrens (husband Pierre), and Bailey Ahrens; and great-grandfather of Ashton, Tayvin, Kohan, and Leah. Brother of Mel and his wife Bernice, of Wiarton, Elda Given, of Dundas, Kaye Powell, of Brantford, Rosie and her husband Jack Cook, of Green River, and Shirley and her husband Murray Millard, of Sauble Beach. Sadly missed by sisters-in-law Eileen Bartley, Lorraine Bartley, and Lois Jones; brothers-in-law Bill Steip (partner Bertha Kinch), and Joe DeePalmo; and his many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Charlie and Annie; brothers Stan and Norm; sister Winnie Isbester; sister-in-law Roma Bartley; and brothers-in-law Norm Given and Jeff Isbester. Alvin was proud to sail the Great Lakes as a marine engineer. Family invite friends to gather with them at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341 on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm, where a service to celebrate Alvin's life will be conducted from the chapel on Monday, November 21, 2011 at 12 o'clock. Cremation with interment in Bayview Cemetery to follow. Donations to the Lung Association or charity of your choice would be appreciated.
1925 - 2011
Hill, Dorothy - at Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound, on Monday, November 14, 2011. The former Dorothy Marie MacDonald, of Owen Sound and formerly Wiarton, in her 87th year. Loving wife of Murray Hill. Cherished mother of Dennis Hill (partner Helen Neilson), of Owen Sound; Julie (husband Don Bubeknovick), of Florida; Bradley Hill (wife Maryanne), of Sauble Beach; and Nancy (husband Jim Earnest), of Owen Sound. Survived by six grandsons, and one great-grandson. Also survived by her sisters-in-law Sandra MacDonald, of Port Perry; Jane Hill, of Owen Sound; and Joyce (Mrs. Don Smart), of Collingwood. Predeceased by her brother Reg MacDonald; and brother-in-law Gary Hill. There will be no visitation or service. Cremation with interment in Bayview Cemetery, Wiarton. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the G.B.R.H.C. Foundation would be appreciated and can be made through the funeral home. Arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041.
1954 - 2011
Wheelan, Robert "Bob" peacefully at New Horizons Manor in Wiarton on Sunday, November 13, 2011. Robert Gordon Wheelan at the age of 57 years. Husband of the former Joanne Kube. Cherished father of Kathy Drost and her partner Shane Harrison, of Pembroke; Nancy and her husband Alvey Barfoot, of Halifax; and Mary Hillis and her partner Aaron Robinson, of Kitchener. Proud grandfather of Emma and Anna Barfoot, and Hazel and Johnathan Hillis. Devoted brother to Janice and her husband Guy Orr, of Rockwood, Susan and her husband Brian Casey, of Maple Ridge, BC, and Shirley Corkum, of Ajax. Sadly missed by his brothers and sisters-in-law Dave and Sam Kube, of Kitchener, and Beth Kube and Dan Kube, both of Wasaga Beach. Predeceased by his parents Gordon and Mildred; sister Linda and her husband Robert Miner; and father and mother-in-law Bob and Eileen Kube. Bob was proud to be a soldier for the Salvation Army. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service to celebrate Bob's life will be conducted from the Faith Tabernacle Church, 343 Taylor St., Wiarton on Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 2 o'clock, with a luncheon to follow at the Salvation Army, 576 Edward St., Wiarton. Interment in Bayview Cemetery, Wiarton. Donations to the Salvation Army Wiarton, Canadian Cancer Society, or Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated and may be made through the funeral home. Funeral plans arranged at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341.
1921 - 2011
Hendry, Johan - of Wiarton, and formerly of Sauble Beach, peacefully at Gateway Haven, Wiarton on Tuesday, November 8, 2011. The former Johan Young at the age of 90 years. Dear wife and best friend of the late Fern Lachance and Neil Hendry. Dear mother of Elizabeth (George Tidrick), of Malvern, Ohio; Johan (Fred Lewis), of Sauble Beach; Marcel Lachance (Diane), Larry Lachance, and Daniel Lachance, all of Syracuse, NY. Grandmother of 9; great-grandmother of 15; and great-great-grandmother of 2. Beloved sister of Nancy MacLean and Helen Nicholls, both of Scotland. Predeceased by a son Guy (2006); parents Elizabeth and Simon Young; brothers Simon and Alexander "Sandy"; sister Elizabeth; and brother-in-law John Nicholls. Sadly missed by daughter-in-law Debbie Lachance; and brother and sister-in-law Henry Lachance (Shirley). Johan served four years with the British ATS and was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Br. #586, Hepworth. Friends may call at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, 814 Bruce Rd. 8, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041 on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9, where a service to celebrate Johan's life will be conducted from the chapel at 11 o'clock. Cremation to follow with interment in Burlington Memorial Gardens. Donations to Childhood Cancer Awareness (Childcan), the Wiarton Hospital, or Friends of Gateway would be appreciated.
1935 - 2012
Adams, Elizabeth "Betty" - of Tobermory, suddenly at Grey Bruce Health Services Lion's Head on Friday, January 27, 2012. The former Elizabeth Joan Hatt at the age of 76 years. Loving wife and best friend to George for 56 years. Devoted mother of Kerry and his wife Shelley, of Hanover, and Lonnie, of Tobermory. Grandmother of Jennifer Adams, Michael Adams, Jamie and her husband Dylan Perrott, Michelle Adams and her partner Luke, and Michael Adams and his partner Jazz; and great-grandmother of Grayson and Ripley Perrott. Cherished sister of Barry Hatt (Alice), of Owen Sound, and Bill Hatt (Betty), of Southampton; sister-in-law of Joyce Ryan, and Helen Johnston, both of Sarnia. Sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Roy and Mildred (nee Dean); brothers Maurice Hatt and Raymond Hatt; and brothers-in-law Bill Ryan, Gordon Adams, Cleveland Adams, William Adams, Ernest Adams, John Adams, Jimmy Adams, Gerald Adams and Carmen Adams. Betty will be forever remembered for her love of community and selfless volunteering. She is a long-time member of the Happy Harbour Club, past member of the Tobermory UCW, past President of the Tobermory Orange Lodge, and member of the Tobermory Clinic Board. Family invite you to gather for visitation at the Tobermory United Church on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm, where a service to celebrate Betty's life will be conducted on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 11 o'clock. Spring interment in Dunk's Bay Cemetery. Donations to the Tobermory Health Services Auxiliary would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041.
1923 - 2012
Hepburn, Lorne "Bing" - Veteran of WWII - of Wiarton, peacefully at Gateway Haven on Tuesday, January 24, 2012. Wallace Lorne Hepburn at the age of 88 years. Father of Bruce (partner Penny Gerow), of RR#4 Wiarton. Grandfather of Trevor (partner Pam Henry); and great-grandfather of Kylie and Colton. Beloved brother of Nora Fenner, of Owen Sound, and Howard (wife Maisie), of Hepworth. Sadly missed by his sister-in-law Phyllis Price; and his many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his wife Ioleen (nee Glendellen); brothers Herb and Gordon; sisters-in-law Winnifred Hepburn, Marie Hepburn, and Elsie Glendellen; and brothers-in-law Ron Fenner, Howard Glendellen, and Bob Glendellen. Lorne proudly served his country during WWII with the Canadian Armed Forces RMEE. Family invite you to gather for visitation at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341 on Thursday from 7-9 PM, where a service will be held in the chapel Friday, January 27, 2012 at 1 o'clock (visiting one hour prior to service). Spring interment in Colpoy's Bay Cemetery. Members of RCL Br. #208 will gather for a service Thursday evening at 6:45 PM. Donations to RCL Br. #208 would be appreciated.
1914 - 2012
Bird, Emily - of Wiarton and formerly of Howdenvale, peacefully at Gateway Haven on Wednesday, January 18, 2012. The former Emily Ethel Ward at the age of 97 years. Loving wife of 40 years to the late David Bird (1972). Devoted mother of Dave (late Lucille), of Howdenvale, Dorothy (Cliff Stanners), of RR#4 Picton, and Bob (Gillian), of St. Albert, AB. Cherished grandma (Nanny) of 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Emily's family wish to express their appreciation to caregivers and friends like Lois Thomas and Donna Ward for their care; and the doctors, nurses and PSWs at Gateway Haven for their kindness. You are invited to gather at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341 on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 from 2-4 PM for a memorial gathering to share memories and food. At 3 o'clock there will be a tribute to Emily's life that you are invited to participate in. Cremation has taken place. Interment of ashes in Greenwood Cemetery, Burlington. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society (Breast Cancer Research), Friends of Gateway or CNIB would be appreciated.
1933 - 2012
Snelling, Marilyn - of Sauble Beach, passed peacefully at Lee Manor in Owen Sound on Tuesday, January 10, 2012. The former Marilyn Irene Leeks at the age of 78 years. Loving wife and best friend of the Venerable Bob Snelling. Cherished mother of Susan Snelling and her husband Bill Welch, of Barrie, and Mary Anne and her husband Philip Grant, of Hamilton. Devoted grandmother of Rebekah, Zachary, Jocelyn and Sarah. She is sadly missed by her brother and sister-in-law Fred and Edna Snelling; and her many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Gerry and Emily; and brother and sister-in-law Ross and Grace Snelling. Marilyn's family invite you to gather with them for a memorial service at Trinity Anglican Church, 491 Gould St., Wiarton on Saturday, January 14, 2012 at 11:30 AM. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041. Donations to Primate's World Relief & Development Fund, or Canadians for Choice.
1921 - 2012
Wadeson, Margaret "Peggy" Christina - passed peacefully at Summit Place in Owen Sound on Monday, January 9, 2012 at the age of 90 years. She is missed by her loving family and friends who invite you to gather with them at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041 for a service to celebrate her life on Saturday, January 14 at 2 PM. A reception will follow. Cremation has taken place. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
1919 - 2012
Noble, Marjorie - of Wiarton, peacefully at Gateway Haven on Monday, January 9, 2012. The former Helen Marjorie Jamieson, at the age of 92 years. Cherished mother of Keith and his wife Gail, of Red Bay. Loving grandmother of Mike, Ted, Lesley, Sandra, Barbara, and Marc; great-grandmother of Abigail, Audrina, Jonathan, Cassie, Grace, Hanna, Jessica, and Sarah; and several great-great-grandchildren. Sadly missed by her sisters-in-law Daphne, Mary, and Jean. Predeceased by her husband Orval; her daughter Carol Upsdell; parents Elwin and Frances Jamieson; and brothers William, Charles, and Jim. Family invite friends to gather at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341 on Friday, January 13, 2012 from 1-3 PM for a memorial gathering to share memories and a meal. At 2 o'clock there will be a tribute to Marjorie's long, full life. Cremation has taken place. Interment of ashes in Red Bay Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, or Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.
1941 - 2012
Kaut, Harry - of Elsinore, peacefully at home on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at the age of 70 years. Loving husband and best friend to Marie (nee Bethke). Devoted father of Edward and his wife Julie, of Waterloo, and Gregory and his wife Jessica, of Elmira. Cherished grandfather of Ella Grace, Madeline Elaine, and Isabella. Sadly missed by his sister Christel Hirmann, of Heidelberg; his aunts Hertha Pletzke, of Regina, and Inge Pletzke, of Germany; and his family both near and abroad. Family invite friends to gather at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041 on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 for visitation from 11-1. A Masonic Service will be held at 12:45. A service celebrating Harry's life will be conducted in the Chapel at 1 o'clock. Interment in Shilo Cemetery, Chatsworth. Donations to the Hospital for Sick Children or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.