August 15, 1915 - May 11, 2010
TOPHAM, Eileen Florence (nee Garrett) – Entered into rest at Extendicare, Port Hope on Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at the age of 94. Beloved wife of William “Bill” Topham. Loving mother of Susan Ford White (Lloyd Ford) and Robin Cliffe (Robert). Devoted grandmother of Joanna (Big Joe), Jay, Adam, Sarah (David), Dave (Lindsey), Becky (Elton) and Mark (Shannon). Dear great grandmother of four. Also remembered by Don White. Predeceased by her parents Herbert and Lily Isobel (nee Gower) Garrett and sister Vivian Wilson. Friends will be received at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 200 King St. W., Cobourg on Thursday, May 20th from 1 pm until the time of the Memorial Service at 2 pm. Those wishing may make donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Alzheimer Society of Canada through the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, Cobourg (905-372-5132). The family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to Dr. Mark Essak and the staff of Extendicare, Port Hope for their excellent care.
William George Johnson
April 4, 1930 - May 11, 2010
Johnson, William George - Peacefully at Quinte Health Care in Belleville on Tuesday May 11th, 2010. William in his 81st year . Beloved husband of the late Ethel Gertrude (nee Chase). Dear brother of the late Edith Clegg. He will be missed by his nieces, nephews and friends. A Funeral Service will be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E. (905 372-5132) on Saturday, May 15th, at 1 pm. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Alexander Warren Rae
January 1, 1921 - May 9, 2010
Rae, Alexander Warren, P.Eng., (WWII Veteran) - Peacefully at Extendicare in Port Hope on Sunday, May 9th, 2010, Alex Rae at 89 years of age. Beloved husband of the late Channez Rae (nee Algie). Cherished father of Susan Sykes (Jon), Cathy Rae (Pat Paszt), and Nancy Rae-White (Tim White). Devoted grandfather of Ian (Marion), Eric, Caitlin (Bryan), Alex (Janelle), Rebecca (Tom), Andrew, Madison, Graham, Cameron, and Jillian. Dear brother of Jessie (the late Blair) and Milton (Jeanette). Predeceased by his siblings James (the late Helen), and Hugh (the late Lorna). Also missed by his other family members and many close friends. A Memorial Service will be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E. on Wednesday, May 12th, at 2 pm with reception to follow. Members of the R.C.L. Branch #133 will gather at the funeral home on Wednesday at 1:45 pm for a Legion walk through immediately prior to the memorial service. Those wishing may make a memorial donation by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
October 22, 1927 - May 10, 2010
EICHLER, Lotti – Passed quietly at her home surrounded by her family on Sunday, May 9, 2010. Lotti will be sadly missed by husband Werner, daughters Diana Laporta (Angelo) and Shirley Eichler-Matts (John), grandchildren Robyn, Brandon and Alex, step-grandchildren Jennifer and Eilene, great grandson Maxwell and brother Helmut. Predeceased by her son Ralph, sister Edith and brother Fritz. A reception to remember Lotti’s life will be held at the family home, 695 Gummow Ct., Cobourg on Saturday, May 15th from 2-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Kidney Foundation through the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, Cobourg (905-372-5132).
February 16, 1924 - May 7, 2010
Bailey, Eric Peacefully at Riverview Manor in Peterborough on May 7th, 2010, Eric Bailey at 86 years of age. Loving husband of Aileen Bailey (nee Baldwin). At Eric’s request there will be cremation without services. Those wishing may make a memorial donation by cheque to a charity of choice.
Marion Eliza Zurawell
February 4, 1930 - May 2, 2010
ZURAWELL, Marion Eliza (nee Forbes)- Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Centre, Oshawa on Sunday May 2nd, 2010 in her 81st year. Beloved friend and wife of 54 years to Toine. Loving mother to her daughter’s Bev McArthur (Gary Simpson), Judy Campney and Carroll Brooks (Dave Perry). Dear grandmother to Jason, Eric, Sara and Holly. Great grandmother to Noah McArthur. Marion will be deeply missed by her brother Charlie (Brenda), sister Ina Craig (late Bert) and her special sister Bonnie Allison (Jim). Predeceased by her brothers John (Sally), William (Arlene), and Les (Linda). Marion will also be missed by her many nieces, nephews and close friends. A funeral service will take place at Trinity United Church, 15 Chapel St., Cobourg on Saturday May 8th, 2010 at 2:00 pm. Visitation will be at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St., East, Cobourg Friday May, 7th, 2010 from 7- 9 p.m. Those wishing may make donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.
January 13, 1923 - May 2, 2010
WINTER, James - Peacefully on Sunday, May 2, 2010 at Northumberland Hills Hospital. Beloved husband of the late Marjorie (nee Fenton). Loving father of Larry and his wife Pauline; and the late Paul. Dear grandfather of Philip and Elizabeth. Brother of John (Doris); Arnold (Valerie); Dorothy (Reg) Ward; and the late Edna (Art) Beatty; Harold (Ada); Helen (William) Denny; Ken (Ethel); and Art (Irene). Family and friends will be received at MacCOUBREY FUNERAL HOME, 30 King St. E. Cobourg, on Tuesday, May 4 from 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Wednesday, May 5 at 2 p.m. Interment Fairview Cemetery. Donations to the Parkinson Society would be appreciated by the family.
October 3, 1916 - May 3, 2010
BUCKLEY, Mary (nee Bulkowski) – Peacefully at home in Cobourg on Monday, May 3, 2010. Mary was born in Port Hope, Ontario on October 3rd, 4th or 5th, 1916, depending on whose records you use. Mary was predeceased by her husband John C. Buckley. Mary is survived by her children Patricia Gardella (James), John Buckley (Geraldine) and Mary Jane McLaren (James); her grandchildren David and Daniel Gardella, Brian and Brenda Buckley; her step grandchildren Leah and Meghan McLaren and her great grandson Jonathan Buckley. Mary is predeceased by her brothers Frank, Nicholas, Martin, Michael, Tony, Peter and sisters Josephine Kupnicki (Jessie) and Victoria Brackenbury. Friends may call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E., Cobourg on Thursday, May 6th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Michael’s Catholic Church (Division St. and University Ave., Cobourg) on Friday, May 7th at 1:30 pm. Rite of Committal with prayers will follow at St. Michael’s Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, those wishing may make donations to the Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation, the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of their choice.
G. Gary Shaw
September 26, 1938 - April 29, 2010
G. Gary Shaw Sept 26, 1938 to April 29, 2010 Heartfelt thanks to our palliative care team of Dr. David Moorsom, C.C.A.C., and Saint Elizabeth Health Care. Together we honored Gary's wishes to die at home. Share memories on Saturday May 8th from 2-5 pm for a drop in casual celebration of Gary's life at Equus Farm Roseneath, with Jan, Mike, Laura, Vicki, Ian, Logan, Scott and Megan. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Habitat for Humanity Northumberland.
May 9, 1937 - May 1, 2010
ADAMS, Barbara Joan Peacefully at her home on Saturday May 1st, 2010 in her 74th year. Beloved wife of Howard Adams. Loving mother of Lynn McLeod and Tracy Adams and mother-in-law of Sandy McLeod. Dear grandmother of Matthew, Spencer, Alexandra, Blake and Rachel. Sister of Bob Streeter and the late Brian and Harry Streeter. Sister-in-law of Lionel Adams. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St., E., Cobourg on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A Funeral Mass will be held in St. Michael’s Church, Cobourg on Wednesday May 5th at 1:30 pm. Interment in Cobourg Union Cemetery. If desired donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
John A. Ballard
January 27, 1921 - April 30, 2010
Ballard, John A. R.C.A.F. WWII Ret’d TD Bank mgr. Cobourg Passed away peacefully on April 30, 2010 at Palisade Gardens Retirement Home at the age of 89. Predeceased by his wife Margaret (2008), sister Doris Clark, brother-in-law Harry Clark, and sister-in-law Sheila Nelson. Survived by his daughters Barbara Nordhoff (Hardy) of Richmond, BC, Janice Wiseman of Dartmouth, NS, grandsons John (Jill), of Ottawa, ON, Steve of Montreal, QC, sister-in-law Dorothy Oram (John) of Oakville, ON and several nieces and nephews. The family thanks friends and neighbours for many acts of kindness, especially Lynn, Tom and Peggy. They thank Palisade Gardens, particularly Micki, Brenda and the caring staff for all their help. The family also thanks CCAC, Red Cross (particularly Edith) and Veteran Affairs for their help and guidance. John will be missed by friends at Dalewood Golf Club where he was an active member for many years. A visitation will be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. East, Cobourg on Thursday, May 6th at 1:00 p.m., followed by a memorial service in the chapel at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, the Lung Association, the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice.
Jean Nellie Ellah
Ellah, Jean Nellie (nee Down) - Surrounded by family on April 28th 2010 at Northumberland Hills Hospital in her 79th year. Beloved wife of Russell G. Ellah and the late Howard VanSlyke. Loving mother to Fred (Carol), Gerald (Sharon), Dan, Larry (Beverly), Brian, Barry (Nicole) and the late Marcellus. Step-mother to Kevin Ellah, Garry Ellah, Randy Ellah, Darren Ellah, Donna and Deanna. Grandmother to 9 grandchildren, 5 predeceased grandchildren, and 7 step-grandchildren. Will be fondly remembered by many great and great-great grandchildren. Sister of Betty, Mary, Dorothy, Gail, Robert and the late Jack and Helen. A memorial service will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses on Monday, May 3rd 2010 at 3 p.m. If desired donations may be made to the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society.
Hendrik "Harry" Ruiter
October 3, 1926 - April 29, 2010
RUITER, Hendrik “Harry” - Peacefully at the Warkworth Community Nursing Home on Thursday, April 29th, 2010. Beloved husband of the late Hendrikje “Henny” Ruiter. Loving father of Diane Meekes and her husband Vince. Dear brother of Gerrit, Gerard, Willem, Jantje and the late Aren and Jan. Friends are invited to call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 11 King St. W., Colborne on Sunday from 1-4 pm. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, May 3rd, 2010 in the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, Colborne at 2 pm. Cremation with interment in Shiloh Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made to the Parkinson Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society.
Carol Lynn Potts
June 27, 1947 - April 22, 2010
POTTS, Carol Lynn (nee Carr) – Peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital, on April 22, 2010. Predeceased by her husband Robert in 1984. Loving mother of John. Beloved sister of Connie Stuckless. Cherished aunt of her nephew Bradley, her niece Deanna and her great-nephew Jacob. Dear daughter of the late Margaret Carr (Whitfield) and the late Lloyd Carr. She will be sadly missed by good friend Janet Irvine and her family. A celebration of Carol’s life will be held on Sunday April 25, 2010 at the Grafton Legion Hall on Highway 2 from 2-6 p.m. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 580 would be appreciated.
August 27, 1921 - April 20, 2010
WESTROPE, George William – Peacefully at the Community Nursing Home, Warkworth on April 20, 2010 in his 89th year. Beloved husband of the late Emma (nee Marshall). Loving father of Bill Westrope (Carolyn Gannon), Betty Turk (Al), Nancy Jones (Lynn) and the late Wayne. Cherished grandfather of 9 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and 1 great, great grandchild. Dear partner of Muretta Rusaw. Dear brother-in-law of Ray Pogue. Predeceased by one grandchild, sisters Laura Millward (Claire), Myrtle Eddington (Hilt), Vera Pogue and Dorothy Ballard (Wilf) as well as brother Donald Westrope (Shirley). Friends will be received at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 11 King St. W., Colborne on Saturday, April 24th from 12 pm until the time of the memorial service at 2 pm. Interment to follow at Salem Cemetery. Those wishing may make donations to the Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation.
Fred E. Williams
June 16, 1933 - April 14, 2010
Williams, Fred E. – Entered into rest at Lakeridge Hospital, Oshawa, on April 14, 2010. Fred Williams in his 77th year. Loved husband of fifty-seven years of Shirley (nee Walters), son-in-law of Ella Walters. Dear father of Wendall, Michael (Norine), Wendy Robinson (Bruce), Michele Bartley (Tim), Kevin, Kerry (Kim), Brian (Jackie), Shari Hale (Ralph), Tammy, Shawn (Danielle). Grandfather of twenty-eight and great grandfather of fifteen. Cremation followed. Family and friends will gather on May 2nd to celebrate Fred’s life at the Grafton Legion Hall on Highway 2 from 1-4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
December 20, 1962 - April 16, 2010
HORNE, Ross William Kelly Suddenly after a brief illness at Lakeridge Health Centre Oshawa on Friday April 16th, 2010 in his 48th year. Beloved husband of Jeanette MacBeth. Dear son of the late Horace and Susie Horne. Loving brother of Nancy DeLong (Bob), Dave Horne (Peggy), Edna DeLong (Hank), Jo-Ann Anderson (Allan), Jim Horne (Monette Tennier), Barb Bull (Kelly), Penny Horne (Allan Robson) and the late Hilda Cann. Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St., E., Cobourg on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A Funeral Service will be held in the funeral home on Thursday April 22nd , 2010 at 11 am. If desired donations may be made to the Diabetes Association. At the family’s request they would like everyone to dress casual as that is what Ross would like.
Sybil Teresa Love
December 3, 1916 - April 15, 2010
Love, Sybil Teresa - At the Golden Plough Lodge, Cobourg, on Thursday April 15, 2010, in her 94th year. Sybil (nee Graham) wife of the late Alexander William Love. Loving mother of Gordon (Irene) of Kingston, Kay (Keith Nicholas) of Cobourg, Tom (Brenda) of Peterborough and Betty (Ken Cory) of Oshawa. Dear grandmother of Mike (Jennifer), Andy, Chris (Katy), Jena (Matthew Ballard), Robyn (Mark Coles), Trisha, Lindsay and Alysha. Great grandmother of Madeline, Campbell, Lily, Luke, Kaleb, Taia and Makaia. Sister of Lois (Richard Ross) of Vancouver. Friends may call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St., East, Cobourg, on Friday April 30th from 7-9 p.m. A memorial service will be held at the funeral home, on Saturday May 1 at 2:30 p.m. Those wishing may make memorial donations by cheque to Trinity United Church.
Arnold Austin Marshall
October 19, 1921 - April 15, 2010
MARSHALL, Arnold Austin - Peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on April 15th, 2010 in his 89th year. Beloved husband of the late Betty McMann. Loving father of Gloria Kniff (Dave), Beverley Ryan (Bill) and the late Mikel and Kenneth. Fondly remembered by his daughter-in-law Ruth Marshall. Dear grandfather of Lee, Shannon, Stephen, Scott, Brent and Aimee and 12 great grandchildren. Brother of Margaret King and the late Gladys, Leonard, Les and Fred. Friends are invited to call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St., E., Cobourg on Monday April 19th from 12:30-2 pm., followed by a Memorial Service at 2pm. Cremation with interment in St. Peter’s Cemetery. If desired donations may be made to Sick Kids Hospital. A Legion Memorial Service will be held in the MacCoubrey Funeral Home Chapel on Monday at 1:45 pm.
July 10, 1915 - April 1, 2010
DENNY, Emma May - Peacefully at the Golden Plough Lodge on Thursday April 1st, 2010 in her 95th year. Beloved wife of the late Clifford Denny. Loving mother of Douglas Denny (Bev) and William Denny (Lois). Dear grandmother of Cheryl (Neil), Reg (Holley), Ron, Carl, Wayne (Elizabeth), Debbie (Jon) and Dale. Lovingly remembered by 11 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. Sister of Ruth Warner, Lillian Martin, Mabel Saunders and the late George, Harold and Grace. Friends are invited to call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 11 King St., W., Colborne on Monday April 5th from 12 noon – 2 pm., followed by a funeral service at 2 pm. Interment in Lakeport Cemetery. If desired donations may be made to the Golden Plough Lodge or charity of your choice.
Gwendoline L. (Wendy) Nelson
October 2, 1918 - March 30, 2010
Nelson, Gwendoline Lucia (Wendy) - Surrounded by the love of her family, Wendy passed away peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital on March 30 at the age of 91. She will live on in the hearts of her children Richard (Joanne), John (Carolyn) and Elizabeth (David), granddaughter Lynda and great-grandson Devon, as she now joins her beloved husband of 50 years, Gordon, who passed away in 1995. Born the youngest of four daughters of Col. Arthur Willoughby-Osborne, a British Officer serving in India and Ethel Chancellor, a British nurse. While serving in Belgium during WWII as an officer in the Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS) she met and married Gordon, an officer in the Canadian army. She immigrated to Canada in 1946. Wendy leaves a legacy of love and laughter with every one who knew her. A service for Wendy will be held at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E., Cobourg on Monday, April 5th at 2 p.m. Following cremation, entombment at Union Cemetery, Cobourg at a later date. Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday, April 4th from 7 – 9 p.m. Donation in memory of Wendy can be made to the Alzheimer Society.
Sydney Tennison Roberts
August 10, 1913 - March 29, 2010
ROBERTS, Sydney Tennison – Peacefully at the Golden Plough Lodge, Cobourg on Monday March 29th, 2010 in his 97th year. Beloved husband and friend of Alice (nee Matthews). Loving father of Bob (Lorraine), Shirley Rowden (Wayne), Sharon, Bev Ablett (Tom), Elaine, Bernice, Ken (Heather), Patricia Tidd (Andy), Darlene Lammers (John), Jan Wakely (Jeff), Dorothy and Brenda Kloostra (Jim). Dear grandfather of 22 grandchildren, pre-deceased by Ryan Wakely. Great grandfather of 11 great grandchildren. Predeceased by his brothers Stan, Frank and Robert (Bob). Sydney will also be missed by his nieces, and friends at the Golden Plough Lodge. A Memorial Service will be held at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St., E., Cobourg on Thursday April 1st, 2010 at 3 p.m. with visitation from 1 – 3 p.m. A private graveside service will take place at Lakeport Cemetery on Friday April 2nd, 2010. If desired donations may be made to the Golden Plough Lodge or the MS Society.