Ross Alexander Finlay
December 22, 1932 - May 26, 2009
FINLAY, Ross Alexander - Peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital on Tuesday May 26th, 2009 in his 77th year. Beloved husband of Elsie Armstrong. Loving father of Bill Finlay (Denise), Cathy Cameron (Grant), John Finlay (Bryan) and the late Carolyn. Dear grandfather of Devin (Christina), Shannon, Christopher, Heather, Anna, Audrey and great grandfather of Savannah and Alissa. Brother of Evelyn Suttie (Jack), Gerald Finlay (Margery), Dean Finlay and Doris Pascoe (Don). Friends are invited to call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St., E., Cobourg on Saturday May 30th from 12 noon – 1 pm., followed by a Memorial Service at 1 pm. Cremation with interment in Fairview Cemetery, Grafton. If desired donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Heart & Stroke Foundation.
Alexander Joseph Regan
February 12, 1931 - May 23, 2009
REGAN, Alexander Joseph – Peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital on May 23, 2009 in his 79th year. Loving father of Alexander (Heloise), Shannon (Larry), Geordie and Louis. Cherished grandfather of Ryan, Kirk and Jonathan. Dear brother of Elizabeth, the late Helen and the late Margaret. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, May 31st at the Colborne Legion at 1 p.m. Those wishing may make donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation or the Toronto General Hospital through the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, Colborne (905-355-2829).
Joseph Octane Dorius "John" Dugas
October 22, 1937 - May 23, 2009
Dugas, Joseph Octane Dorius “John” - Peacefully at the Golden Plough Lodge in Cobourg on Saturday, May 23rd, 2009, John Dugas at 71 years of age. John will be sadly missed by his extended family Vida, Jim, Ian, Darrell, Melanie, his friend Andy Miedema, and all those who supported him at Parkwood and Christian Horizons. A Memorial Service will be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E. in Cobourg on Thursday, May 28th, at 2 pm. Visitation to be held at the funeral home on Thursday for one hour prior to the service, from 1 to 2 pm. Those wishing may make a memorial donation by cheque to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or to Christian Horizons.
Pauline Elizabeth Blastorah
April 27, 1925 - May 24, 2009
BLASTORAH, Pauline Elizabeth - Peacefully at her home on Sunday May 24th, 2009 in her 85th year. Beloved mother of James Blastorah, Daniel Blastorah and Mary Elder (Ivan). Loving grandmother of Jacob (Abby), Nathaniel (Jessica) and Dylan. Pre-deceased by her sister Helen Cane and brother James Staples. Pre-deceased by her brother-in-law James Blastorah and sister-in-law Catherine Blastorah. Pauline is lovingly remembered by her brother-in-law Dr. William Blastorah. Friends are invited to call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St., E., Cobourg on Thursday from 7-9 pm. A Memorial Service will be held at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home on Friday May 29th at 1:30 pm. Cremation with interment in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Cobourg. If desired donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or Salvation Army Christmas Hamper Fund.
Frances Irene McCullough
January 15, 1917 - May 18, 2009
McCULLOUGH, Frances Irene - Peacefully at the Trenton Memorial Hospital on Monday May 18th, 2009 in her 93rd year. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth McCullough. Loving mother of Elaine Schmitz (John), Bonnie Schmitz (Gerrit), Karen McCullough, Murray McCullough and the late Ronald McCullough. Dear grandmother of Paul, Sandra, Reg (Cindy) and Marilyn (Craig) and great grandmother of Shy-an, Rebecca, Baillie, Brie, Ceilidh, Josh and Mason. Special friend of Benny Kucway. Pre-deceased by her brothers Charles Godwin (Rita) and Clifford Godwin (Vera). Friends are invited to call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 11 King St., W., Colborne on Wednesday May 20th from 1-2 pm., followed by a funeral service at 2 pm. Interment in Shiloh Cemetery. If desired donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or Lung Association.
Rose Marie Lane
May 5, 1933 - May 15, 2009
Lane, Rose Marie Peacefully at her home in Cobourg on Friday, May 15th, 2009, Rose Lane (nee Vennall) at 76 years of age. Loving wife of Ray Lane. Dear mother of Bill Lane (Sharon), Ken Lane (Chris), Kim Spear (Ron), and the late Judy Lane. Cherished grandmother of Jennifer Patrick (Wayne), Jacqueline Lane, Andrew Lane, Jason Lane, Ashley Lane, Bradley Lane, Samantha Scouggins (Derek), Nikki Spear, Thomas Spear, Kenny Spear, and Katie Spear. Predeceased by her siblings Victor Vennall (Violet), Olive Gallagher (Bill), and Charles Vennall. A private family visitation and service was held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home in Cobourg. Those wishing may make a memorial donation by cheque to the Arthritis Society.
Charles Lloyd Teal
August 30, 1918 - May 14, 2009
Teal, Charles Lloyd - Peacefully at Extendicare in Port Hope on Thursday, May 14th, 2009, Charles Teal at 90 years of age. Beloved husband of the late Elizabeth Jean Teal (nee Hetherington). Dear father of Bonnie Wakely (Philip) and Richard Teal (Linda Osborne). Cherished grandfather of Melissa (Dan) and Michael (Jess) and great grandfather of Daniel, Luke, Brooke, Briah, Brett, and Chloe. Brother of Ross, Dorothy, Oscar, and the late Russell. At Charles’ request, there will be cremation with a private graveside service at Salem Cemetery. Those wishing may make a memorial donation by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Alzheimer Society or to a charity of choice.
Katherine Elaine Inglis
June 2, 1923 - May 14, 2009
INGLIS, Katherine Elaine (nee Dever) – Peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on May 14, 2009 in her 86th year. Beloved wife of the late Charles Inglis. Loving mother of Mike Inglis (Anne). Cherished grandmother of Cayley, Jamie and Sarah Inglis. Dear step-mother of Buck Inglis (Joanne). Predeceased by her brothers Fraser, Hubert, Keith and Charlie and sisters Miriam and Marguerite. A memorial service will be held at the family home in Cobourg on Wednesday, May 20th, 2009. Those wishing may make donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Francis Joseph Carman Azzopardi
January 29, 1934 - May 14, 2009
Azzopardi, Francis Joseph Carman - at the QHC Belleville General Hospital on Thursday, May 14, 2009. Francis (Frank) Azzopardi of Frankford, in his 76th year. Beloved husband of Bonnie Arlene Carter. Dear father of Angelo (Elsie) of Cobourg, Katrina (Carmen) of Cobourg, Tracey (Shawn) of Hamilton, Victoria of Hamilton and Jason of Colborne. Grandfather of Pauline, Christine, Corey, Marcus, Kayla, Alicia, Tyler, Chelsea, Jordan, Ashley and Devon. Great grandfather of Leland. Brother of Joseph (Carman)and Joan (Andrew). Friends may call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 11 King St. W., Colborne on Sunday, May 17, 2009 from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be said at St. Mary’s Church, Grafton on Monday, May 18th at 10:30 a.m. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery.
Gordon Stanley Macklin
August 10, 1916 - May 14, 2009
Macklin, Gordon Stanley - At Cobourg Extendicare on Thursday May 14, 2009, in his 93rd year. Gordon Macklin, husband of the late Jean Mock, the late Rhita Florence Watkins and the late Ruby Aleita Hoskin. Loving father of Paul and his wife Joan, Murray and his wife Lynda and Carol and her husband Rick Fellman. Daughter-by-marriage Gerry and her husband Bill Elliott. Brother of Harold Macklin (Mike) and the late Kenneth. Son of the late Stanley and Vergie Macklin. Dear grandfather of Jeremy (Chantel) Macklin, Loren (Chris) Post, Kailee (Dan) Gooley, Briar (Brock) Yates, Brent (Nicole) Fellman, Jeff (Tabitha) Fellman, Kyle (Ari) Fellman, Jenny (Mark) Rousson, Sarah Macklin, Geoff (Michelle) Macklin, Katie (Chris) Wells, Kerry (Mark) Hrinco, Kendra (Jeremy) Oxley, Bryce Elliott and Tyler Elliott. Great Papa Macklin was dearly loved by 17 great grandchildren. A funeral service will be held at Bethesda South United Church, on Sunday May 17 at 2:00 p.m. Interment Cobourg Union Cemetery. Friends may call at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King Street East, Cobourg on Saturday May 16 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Those wishing may make memorial donations by cheque to the Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation.
Mary Adeline Slater
December 21, 1919 - May 10, 2009
SLATER, Mary Adeline - Peacefully at the Golden Plough Lodge on Sunday May 10th, 2009 in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late Cyril Slater. Loving sister of the late William, Alvin, Cecil and Viola Cornelius. Mary is lovingly remembered by her nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 11 King St., W., Colborne on Wednesday May 13th from 1-2 pm., followed by a funeral service at 2 pm. Interment in Castleton Cemetery. If desired donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Heart & Stroke Foundation.
May 19, 1931 - May 10, 2009
ANDERSON, Leslie - Peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital on Sunday May 10th, 2009 in his 78th year. Beloved husband of Suzanne Robins. Loving father of Stephen Anderson (Mary), David Anderson (Laura) and Brian Anderson (Brenda). Dear grandfather of Cale, Lindsay, Jennifer, Marhlee, Dylan, Kirsten and Hannah. Friends are invited to call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St., E., Cobourg on Friday May 15th from 1-2 pm., followed by a funeral service at 2 pm. If desired donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society. Interment in Cobourg Union Cemetery.
August 30, 1932 - May 2, 2009
Buchanan, Peter Peacefully at the Golden Plough Lodge in Cobourg on Saturday, May 2nd, 2009, Peter Buchanan at 76 years of age. Beloved husband of the late Lily Buchanan (nee West). Dear father of Nigel Buchanan (Judy Lauer), Rosalyn Ireland (Tim), and Nancy Durston (Ralph). Cherished grandfather of Ryan, Collin, Janis, Tessa, Gary, and Jake. A Memorial Service will be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E. in Cobourg on Saturday, May 9th, at 2 pm. Visitation to be held at the funeral home for one hour prior to the service, from 1 until 2 pm. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make a memorial contribution by cheque to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or Hospice Northumberland Lakeshore.
Dr. Bernard Torrance
April 27, 1936 - April 26, 2009
Torrance, Dr. Bernard Stanley, M.D. at his residence in Cobourg on Sunday, April 26, 2009. Dr. Bernard Torrance, M.D., formerly of Toronto, practiced Radiology in several hospitals in Ontario. Beloved son of the late Lionel Stanley Torrance and the late Winifred E. Torrance. Survived by friend Tony Costa of Cobourg and family pet Quintus. Also survived by many friends. A Memorial Service for Dr. Torrance will be held at a later date, to be announced. Memorial donations in memory of Dr. Torrance can be made to any charity involved with medical research. Arrangements in care of the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 905.372.5132.
Marion Edith Minifie
October 30, 1921 - April 30, 2009
MINIFIE, Marion Edith - Peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital on Thursday April 30th, 2009 in her 88th year. Beloved wife of the late Clifford Minifie. Loving mother of Bette Marie Thackeray (Lynn), Elmer Minifie (Shirley), Allan Minifie and the late Ivan Minifie. Dear grandmother of 8 grandchildren, 2 step grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Lovingly remembered by her sister Muriel Maughan. Friends are invited to call at St. Paul’s United Church on Monday May 4th from 12 noon – 2 pm., followed by a funeral service at 2 pm. Interment in Pioneer Cemetery, Cold Springs. If desired donations may be made to St. Paul’s United Church or charity of your choice.
Paul Thomas Slater
December 17, 1957 - April 22, 2009
SLATER, Paul Thomas - Suddenly at Little Lake on Wednesday April 22nd in his 52nd year. Beloved father of Jacklyn, Thomas and Shiloh. Loving brother of Valerie Paterson and her husband Norman. Husband of Morwenna Slater. Lovingly remembered by his nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 11 King St., W., Colborne on Saturday May 2nd from 1-3 pm., followed by a funeral service at 3 pm. Interment in Colborne Union Cemetery. If desired donations may be made to Trinity Anglican Church or the Arthritis Society.
MENDES, Michelle (nee Knight) - Michelle Mendes (Knight) touched so many lives it would be impossible to name everyone. She lived every day to its fullest potential and saw the best in everyone. She surrounded herself with wonderful family and friends. She will be dearly missed by all. Michelle is survived by her husband, Victor Mendes, Victor’s parents Jose and Laura Mendes, her brother-in-law Emmanuel Mendes, her god son Joao Tomas Figueiredo Ameral, Michelle’s parents Ron and Dianne Knight, her sister Melissa Knight, her brother-in-law Rodney Bampton and their children Elle and Evie Bampton, her grandmother Jean Knight, her aunts and uncles; Mary Buchanan & Bill Pratt, Linda Whaley & Brian Foster, Richard Whaley, Carolyn & Bob Atkins, Martin Whaley, Roger & Diane Knight, Craig & Beryl Williams, many cousins and her military family. She is preceded in death by her grandparents Evelyn & Earl Whaley, Jim Knight and Aunt Wendy Williams. We know you were greeted by the best and will be protected until we meet again. A Memorial Service will be held in St. Andrew’s United Church, Grafton on Saturday May 2nd, 2009 at 2 pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Camp Quin-Mo-Lac or RMC Foundation (Michelle Mendes).
Margaret Elizabeth "Molly" Mackay
April 6, 1921 - April 25, 2009
MACKAY, Margaret Elizabeth “Molly” (nee Warner) – passed away on April 25th in her 89th year at the Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg, Ontario. Beloved wife of 67 years to the late Bill Mackay. Margaret “Molly” was born to Carlton Griffin Warner and Margaret “Billie” Powis living at the time in Hamilton Ontario. She was raised in the Hamilton area with her sister Deidre who has predeceased her. During her life path Molly met and was courted by William “Bill” Mackay, later marrying in November of 1941. Molly and Bill raised their family of four children in what was originally named the Belleview Hotel but was known locally as “Bircholme” in New Brunswick. It was a wonderful home and kept Molly and Bill busy and happy for many years until with the children grown, and the yearn to travel, Bill and Molly sold this home in 1978 to begin a time of relaxation and pleasure. Molly and Bill built a smaller home in Rothesay, wintered on Sanibel Island, Florida and took a major trip to different parts of the world each year for the next 15 years. In 1994, Molly and Bill moved to Cobourg to be closer to their children and grand-children. Sadly Molly’s cherished life partner Bill passed away in 2008. Molly bravely journeyed on, passing with dignity and her family by her side. She will be greatly missed by her four children Reay (Lynda), Sondy (Michael), Bruce (Joanne) and Margaux, her six grand-children and six great grand-children. The family of Molly would like to thank Dr. Bayer, the staff of Landmark-Extendicare, and the Palliative Care Unit of the Northumberland Hills Hospital. Molly will be cremated with later burial in Fernhill Cemetery, Saint John, N.B. Those wishing may make a memorial donation by cheque to the Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation. Arrangements by MacCoubrey Funeral Home – Cobourg (905) 372-5132.
Joan Caroline Holloway
March 22, 1950 - April 24, 2009
Holloway, Joan Caroline at the Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg, following a courageous battle, on Friday, April 24, 2009. Joan Holloway (nee Dew), in her 60th year, was the beloved wife of Raymond Holloway. Dear mother of Sherry Holloway-Smith (Andy) of Cobourg. Grandmother of Matthew Smith and MacKenzie Smith. Sister of Glenda Shortt (Dean) of Peterborough, Marilyn Herron (Fred) of Cobourg, Diane Dew of Cobourg, Doug Dew of Millbrook and Allan Dew of Peterborough. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Joan’s Life will be held at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E., Cobourg on Wednesday, April 29, 2009 at 2 p.m. Friends may call at the funeral home from 12 noon till time of service. Following cremation, interment Union Cemetery, Cobourg. Memorial donations in memory of Joan can be made to the Northumberland Hills Hospital Palliative Care Unit or the Durham Region Cancer Centre.
Patricia Ann Szurgot
April 24, 1953 - April 22, 2009
Szurgot, Patricia Ann - At the Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg, on Wednesday April 22, 2009, at the age of 55. Pat (nee Jennings) beloved wife of Julian “Jules” Szurgot. Loving mother of Shawn Maddeaux (Amanda) and Trisha Maddeaux (Mike Coughlin). Loving grandmother of Hannah and Eva-Jean. Sister of Debra Cabral (Victor), Dan Jennings (Wendy) and Jim Jennings (Lynn). Pat will also be missed by many nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held at the Church On The Hill (formerly Glad Tidings), William St., Cobourg, on Saturday April 25 at 11:00 a.m. Friends may call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St., East, Cobourg, on Friday evening from 7-9. Those wishing may make memorial donations by cheque to Canadian Cancer Society or to the Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation.
Leo Albert Carter
August 7, 1924 - April 20, 2009
CARTER, Leo Albert – Went to be with his Lord at the Northumberland Hills Hospital on April 20, 2009 in his 85th year. Beloved husband of the late Fae Carter (nee Woodcock). Loving father of Leona Matthews (Don), Ross (Sandra), Ron, Bonnie (Frank), Leo (Theresa) and Ken (Racquel). Cherished grandfather of 14 grandchildren and great-grandfather of 8 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Sadie Walton, Marie Ainsworth, Pauline Seymour, Russell Carter and Ruth Woodcock. Friends will be received at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 11 King St. W., Colborne, on Wednesday, April 22nd from 7-9 p.m. and on Thursday, April 23rd at Prospect Missionary Church from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. Interment in Colborne Union Cemetery. Those wishing may make donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.