August 6, 1925 - September 30, 2003
Greer, Elisabeth At the Northumberland Health Care Centre on Tuesday, September 30th, 2003 in her 79th year. Beloved wife of Mervin Greer, predeceased on January 4th, 2001. Elisabeth emigrated from Austria in 1955 where upon shortly after arriving, she met Mervin, the love of her life, spending the next 47 years together in true happiness. She will be forever remembered by those who knew her. In celebration of her life, family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E., Cobourg, Ontario on Wednesday, October 8th, 2003 at 2 p.m. Interment of ashes in Cobourg Union Cemetery, followed by a tea gathering at the Columbus Community Centre.
March 16, 1916 - September 27, 2003
Rom, Joseph Peacefully at the Northumberland Health Care Centre, Cobourg on Saturday September 27th, 2003 in his 88th year. Beloved father of Lillia Mutzak (Michael) of Oakville, Joseph Rom (Lisa) of Colborne, Rosemarie Cruickshanks Rom of Brampton, Robert Rom of Castleton, John Rom of Wicklow , Loretta Broegelmann (John) of Cobourg and the late Eric Rom. Loving grandfather of Linda, Cynthia, Donna, Stephen, Cheryl, Katie, Desmond and Jenna and great grandfather of Hailey, Kerri and the late Brayden Krocker. Dear brother of Erna Nick, Hilda Wagner, Stefie Aber and pre-deceased by 4 brothers and 2 sisters. Friends are invited to call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 11 King St., W., Colborne on Tuesday September 30th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A funeral service will be held in the MacCoubrey Funeral Home on Wednesday October 1st ,2003 at 1 pm. Interment in Castleton Cemetery. If desired donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
R. Arnold Smith
August 3, 1930 - September 28, 2003
Smith, Reginald Arnold Peacefully at the Northumberland Health Care Centre in Cobourg on Sunday, September 28th, 2003, Arnold Smith at 73 years of age. Beloved son of the late Gordon and Bessie Smith and son-in-law of Lavina and the late Edward Corkery. Loving husband of Teresa Smith (nee Corkery) of Grafton. Dear father of David Smith (Donna) of Cobourg, Donna Smith of Vernonville, Ken Smith of Castleton, and Jane Koetstra (Andy) of Cobourg. Cherished grandfather of Andrea, Andrew, Leanne, Michael, and Jonathan. Brother of Marion Arthurs, Lillian Prentice (Charles), Jean Fitchet (George), Bertha Hodges (Jim), Ann Gray (Andy), Carl (Donna), Allan (Betty), Wayne, Glen (Bev), and Grant. Predeceased by his brothers Herb, Jerry, and Bruce. Brother-in-law of Marjorie Smith. Uncle to numerous nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Grafton on Wednesday, October 1st at 11am. Interment at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Grafton. Visitation to be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E. in Cobourg on Tuesday, September 30th, from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Parish Prayers to be said at the funeral home on Tuesday beginning at 8:45 pm. Those wishing may make a memorial contribution by cheque to St. Mary’s Restoration Fund or the Canadian Cancer Society.
Myrtle I. Spence
June 28, 1913 - December 3, 2009
Myrtle I. Spence at the Applefest Lodge, Brighton, Ontario on Thursday, December 3, 2009. Myrtle Spence (nee Cooper) was the beloved mother of Glenn Spence (Gerry) of Brighton and Marla Spence Deakins predeceased. Grandmother of Karina Spence Gagnier (Paul), Cameron Spence (Darlene) and Krista Spence, also Sean Deakins predeceased. Great grandmother of Rachel Spence and Matthew Gagnier. Sister of Gladys Anderson and Edward Cooper, both predeceased. A service in memory of Myrtle will be held at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 11 King St. W., Colborne, on Thursday, April 1, 2010 at 2 p.m. Friends may call at the funeral home from 1 p.m. till time of service. Interment Pine Hills Cemetery, Scarborough, Ontario. Donations in memory of Myrtle can be made to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation.
Lynn Marie Fabris
June 12, 1950 - October 13, 2009
FABRIS, Lynn Marie - Peacefully surrounded by her family at the Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on Tuesday, October 13th, 2009 in her 60th year. Beloved wife of Diego Fabris. Loving mother of Jason and Eve, and Jennifer. Lynn is lovingly remembered by 4 brothers and 4 sisters. Friends are invited to call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St., E., Cobourg on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A Funeral Mass will be held in St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Cobourg on Friday October 16th, 2009 at 1:30 pm. Cremation with interment in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Cobourg. If desired donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
March 13, 1926 - August 20, 2009
DUNCAN, William - Peacefully at his home on Thursday August 20th, 2009 in his 84th year. Beloved husband of Silke Duncan and the late Betty Duncan. Loving father of Betty-Jeanne Metzak. Dear grandfather of Meghan, Lauren and Cameron. Brother of Margaret Irvine (Alex). A Funeral service will be held in Trinity United Church, Cobourg on Monday August 24th, 2009 at 2:00 pm. Interment in Cobourg Union Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or CNIB.
June 18, 1927 - July 16, 2009
Thompson, J. Mark, peacefully, surrounded by family, in his 83rd year on Thursday, July 16, 2009. Survived by his beloved wife of 58 years, Theresa. His children, Larry (Pattie) of Cobourg, Nancy (John Thackeray) of Roseneath, Michael (Kathy) of Cobourg, Dan (Wanita) of Baltimore and Brian (Jan) of Exshaw AB. His legacy includes his 11 grandchildren, Berni (Kingsley), Amy (Colin), Erin (Pete), Chris (Jen), Laurie (Jay), Lindy (Aaron), Amanda, David, Sarah, Jeff (Tessa), Blaine and 6 great grandchildren Jordan, Kaitlin, London, Liam, Ocean and Audrina. Survived by his siblings John (Barb), Wilf (Edna), Mary Pigden, Jerry (Lise), Berni Derry and Theresa Boyd (Dave), predeceased by his brother Chuck. Mark was a long time member of the Knights of Columbus, Cobourg Council 1970, St. Michael’s Church and choir and Comrade of the Royal Canadian Legion, Campbellford Branch No.103. Sorely missed by dearest friends Ray and Marge Read of Peterborough. After being discharged from service following WW II, Mark started with Ontario Hydro (1947), after several moves he and Theresa settled in Cobourg (1962). After retiring in 1983 Mark enjoyed golfing, charity work, spending time with family and sharing a laugh with all who crossed his path. Friends may call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. East, Cobourg on Monday, July 20th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be said at St. Michael’s Church, Cobourg (corner of Division Street and University Ave.) on Tuesday, July 21, 2009 at 2 p.m. Interment St. Michael’s Cemetery. Donations in memory of Mark can be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation. Parish prayers will be said Monday at 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
C. Ian P. Tate
November 14, 1921 - June 23, 2009
TATE, C. Ian P. – Known as “Ian” to most, as “Tof” to his family, and as “Tater” to his few remaining ex-Naval friends. He died June 23, 2009 at the age of 87. Born in Toronto to a Scottish mother and an English father, in 1921, he was proud of both heritages. After eight years in Public Schools in Toronto, he was sent to Trinity College School, Port Hope, where he obtained his “Senior Matric” in 1941. After a brief six months at the University of Trinity College, U. of T., there followed four years of what he called “a notably undistinguished career” in the Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve (RCNVR). He served first in the naval base just outside the town of Gaspe during the navigation season of 1942, followed by appointments as Anti-Submarine Officer in the Bangor class minesweeper HMCS Mulgrave and a new frigate, HMC Ships Valleyfield, on convoy escort duty. He was one of two officers to survive the torpedoing of Valleyfield 50 miles south of Cape Race, Newfoundland the night of May 6/7, 1944. Of her ship’s company of 163, including 14 officers, a total of 125 were lost. Returning to sea, he served as Anti-Submarine Officer in another new frigate, HMCS Coaticook, until the war’s end. He remained in the RCN Reserve until being retired with the rank of Lieut. Commander, in 1952. Having had a few months at Trinity College before going on Active Service, he returned there. He had an outstanding career at Trinity before earning a B.A. with honours in Psychology, class of 4T8. Employed by the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario for the next 17 years, he had four distinct careers: on major hydraulic generation construction projects (Des Joachims, La Cave, and Sir Adam Beck Niagara Generation Station No. 20; in the Employment Office of Head Office; as one of four Organization Analysts; and finally as Training and Information Coordinator in the ground-breaking Data Processing Dept. centred on a Univac II computer. He was lured from Hydro to create a Personnel function in the engineering and project management company, Stone & Webster Canada Ltd., Toronto. After seven happy years there, he was again offered a position he couldn’t refuse, with Russell M. Tolley & Assocs., primarily administrating multi-employer employee benefit plans. Another seven years saw him joining four others to form Employee Benefit Plan Services in a similar capacity, until deciding to retire in 1987 to their 57-acre property near Kinmount, ON. In 1950, he married Stella Davidson, she having first turned him down when he asked her to marry him on their first date, shortly after the Valleyfield incident, six years earlier. Ian/Tof/Tater was active in many areas. He was Chairman of the Canadian Audubon Society. (Subsequently steering its evolution into the Canadian Nature Federation). But his chief interests were Trinity College and the University of Toronto. Re the former: he served as Chairman of Convocation and as a long-time member of the Corporation of the University of Trinity College, was appointed a lifetime member. At the U. of T., he was Chairman of the U. of T. Alumni Association. He served as one of Trinity’s two representatives on the U. of T. Senate until it was replaced by today’s Governing Council. He was then appointed Chairman of one of four of its standing committees. He and his wife moved from Toronto in 1987, first to their newly built home near Kinmount, ON then two years later, to Port Hope, ON where both became active in that lovely town. Stella played a major part in the creation of the Northumberland Lakeshore Hospice Assn., while Ian was twice given Community Awards for his part in the restoration of the local Sea Cadet building and of the Corps itself. Stella pre-deceased him in 1999, after 49 years and four days of marriage that produced two sons, one daughter and five grandchildren. It was his wish that his ashes be placed so that they could join those of his beloved Stella’s in the Atlantic Ocean. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, July 18 at T.C.S. at 1 p.m. in the Davies Centre, with reception following until 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make donations by cheque to The Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps 116 Skeena Port Hope, Hospice Northumberland Lakeshore or to Northumberland Hills Hospital Palliative Care.
Audrey Marion Gadd
June 6, 1930 - June 26, 2009
Visitation - Sunday, June 28, 2009 2-5 p.m.
MacCoubrey Funeral Home, Cobourg
Private Family Service - Details for family only - MacCoubrey Funeral Home, Cobourg
Memorial Donations - Multiple Sclerosis Northumberland, Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation
Donald Ian Snyder
February 2, 1926 - June 22, 2009
Cremation with Interment - Cobourg Union Cemetery, Cobourg
Memorial Donations - Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation - Heart and Stroke Foundation
Henrietta Brodie Slater
April 13, 1937 - June 21, 2009
Memorial Service - Wednesday June 24, 2009 11:00 am
MacCoubrey Funeral Home, Cobourg
Cremation - Bowmanville Crematorium, Bowmanville
Memorial Donations - Canadian Cancer Society
Lorelei Ann Goody
July 10, 1965 - June 17, 2009
Goody, Lorelei Ann At her residence, Baltimore, surrounded by her family, entered into rest, on Wednesday June 17, 2009. Lorelei (nee Sawula) beloved wife of Jim Goody. Loving mother of Collin, Kate and Gillian. Special daughter of Renee Adams and Lawrence Sawula. Beloved granddaughter of the late Ann and Walter Adams. Daughter-in-law of Bev and Ted Goody. Sister of Angela Sawula. She will be missed by her many friends and family members. A funeral service will be held on Monday June 22 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Peter’s Church, King St. East, Cobourg. Interment Bethel Grove Cemetery. Family and friends may call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St., East, on Sunday afternoon from 2-5 p.m. Those wishing may make memorial donations by cheque to the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada.
Edward Nelson "Ed" Jackson
February 24, 1929 - June 12, 2009
Jackson, Edward Nelson “Ed” - Peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg on Friday, June 12th, 2009, Ed Jackson at 80 years of age. Beloved husband of Joyce Jackson (nee Herod). Loving father of Brenda Manley (Neil) of Bewdley, Miles Jackson (Yvonne), Tom Jackson (Debby), Joanne Kelly (Peter), Ted Jackson (Gina) all of Cobourg, and Julie Beverly (Kevin) of Cambridge. Cherished grandfather of fifteen grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Brother of the late George Jackson and the late Lorraine Stuart. Brother-in-law of Charles Stuart. A Memorial Service will be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E. in Cobourg on Tuesday, June 16th, at 11 am. Interment to follow at Plainville Cemetery. Visitation to be held at the funeral home on Monday, June 15th, from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Those wishing may make a memorial donation by cheque to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or to Plainville United Church.
Pauline "Prim" Hill
May 25, 1920 - June 12, 2009
Hill, Pauline Catherine (Prim) at her residence in Cobourg on Friday, June 12, 2009. Prim Hill, in her 90th year was the beloved wife of the late Austin Hill. Dear mother of Robert of Toronto, Thomas of Nanaimo, B.C., Timothy of Cobourg and Deborah of Cobourg, also James predeceased. Grandmother of Steven, John, Josh and Seth Sister of Theresa Rannachan (Bill) of Georgetown. A private family graveside service will be held at St. Michael’s Cemetery, Cobourg. Donations in memory of Prim can be made to Community Care Northumberland or St. Elizabeth Health Care. Arrangements by the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E., Cobourg.
Chad Michael George Strong
February 11, 1983 - June 3, 2009
Strong, Chad Michael George on Wednesday, June 3, 2009 in his 27th year. Chad Strong was the beloved son of Don and Carol Strong. Dear brother of Brandon at home. Grandson of George and Effie Strong, Joyce Strong predeceased, Norma Jones and the late Mike Jones. Nephew of Janice Jones, Randy Jones (Judy), Ramon Jones and Craig Strong (Karen). Cousin of Ted Burch, Leslie Burch, Meaghan and Mike Thiel and Mike Jones. Also remembered by many friends. Friends and family of Chad may visit at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E., Cobourg on Sunday, June 7th from 7 – 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Monday, June 8, 2009 at 2 p.m. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations in memory of Chad can be made the Humane Society of Northumberland or the charity of one’s choice.
Nita Florence "Peggy" Nicholl
June 21, 1912 - June 3, 2009
NICHOLL, Nita Florence “Peggy” - Peacefully at Extendicare Nursing Home, Cobourg on Wednesday June 3rd, 2009 in her 97th year. Beloved wife of the late Thomas Nicholl. Loving aunt of Kathleen Duthie, Patricia Smith, Robert Gilbert, Dr. Christopher Nicholl (Peggy), Mary Battershill and Ruth Turner. Pre-deceased by her sisters Gladys Pitcher and Allie Cornelius and her brother Frederick Stehelin. Friends are invited to call at St. Peter’s Church, Cobourg on Saturday June 20th, from 12 noon – 1 pm., followed by a memorial service at 1 pm. Cremation with interment in The Heritage Cemetery of St. Peter, Cobourg. If desired donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society or charity of your choice.
Amy Lynn Morton
December 13, 1975 - June 4, 2009
MORTON, Amy Lynn Suddenly as the result of an accident on Thursday June 4th, 2009 in her 34th year. Beloved mother of Dallin, Shaylynn and Jordanna. Loving daughter of Bruce and Jane Morton. Dear sister of Sara Morton Haynes (Mark Haynes) and aunt of Luke Haynes. Granddaughter of Brian and Hetty Voskamp and Elsie Morton and the late Allan Morton. Special friend of Brad Embree and his parents Bill and Shirley Embree and his sister Shelley Knegt (John). Amy will be lovingly remembered by her many aunts, uncles and cousins. Friends are invited to call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St., E., Cobourg on Sunday from 1-4 pm. A funeral service will be held in the MacCoubrey Funeral Home on Monday June 8th at 11 am. If desired donations may be made to the Amy Morton Children’s Fund.
Agnes "Nan" Irvine
July 8, 1931 - June 3, 2009
Irvine, Agnes “Nan” at Extendicare, Port Hope on Wednesday, June 3, 2009 in her 78th year. Nan Irvine was the beloved wife of Douglas Irvine of Cobourg. Dear mother of Stuart Irvine (Sandy) of Brooklin. Adored grandmother of Kristin and Brennan. At the family’s request there will no visitation. Private family service will be held at a later date. Donations in memory of Nan can be made to the Alzheimer Society of Ontario. Arrangements by the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E., Cobourg.
Audrey Elizabeth Cunningham
May 21, 1931 - June 3, 2009
Cunningham, Audrey Elizabeth at the Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on Wednesday, June 3, 2009. Audrey Cunningham (nee Lingard) was the beloved wife of the late John Victor Cunningham. Dear mother of Mary Lou, Tom, Stewart, David, Cathy, June and Gail. Grandmother of 14 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Sister of the late Stewart Lingard. At the request of Audrey, a private family service will be held with interment at the Heritage Cemetery of St. Peter, Cobourg. Donations in memory of Audrey can be made to the Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation. Arrangements by the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 905-372-5132.
Edward James Morewood
June 25, 1936 - June 1, 2009
MOREWOOD, Edward “James” - Peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital on Monday June 1st, 2009 in his 73rd year. Beloved husband of Nancy Hoskin. Loving father of Robert Morewood (Anne), Christopher Morewood (Susan), Jonathan Morewood (Tracy), Elisabeth Morewood, Bob Hoskin (Alyson Butler), Craig Hoskin (Deanna) and Christine Haywood (David). Dear grandfather of 16 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. James is pre-deceased by his mother Freda Millgate. Friends are invited to call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St., E., Cobourg on Thursday June 4th from 12 noon – 2 pm., followed by a funeral service at 2 pm. Interment in Centreton Cemetery. If desired donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.