Bette Helen Christensen
January 30, 1935 - August 29, 2007
CHRISTENSEN, Bette Helen - (Graduate of Sir Fleming College 1993 in Sociology) - Peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on Wednesday August 29th, 2007 in her 73rd year. Beloved wife of Robert Christensen. Loving mother of Derek Giddings (Elaine), Rick Lazaroff (Darlene), Michael McMinn and Myles McMinn (Heather). Dear grandmother of Sara, Melody, Kristine, Connor and Angelica. Lovingly remembered by her step-father Don Giddings, step-brother Dean Usher and step-sisters Alma and Pam Usher. Friends may call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St., E., Cobourg on Thursday September 6th from 1-2 pm. Followed by a Celebration of Bette’s life at 2 pm. If desired donations may be made to the Northumberland Hills Hospital Palliative Care Unit. The Christensen family would like to thank Dr. Cross, the nursing staff in Palliative Care and the hospital volunteers for all their care and compassion.
March 26, 1913 - April 25, 2003
Mathieson, Marie Peacefully at the Golden Plough Lodge in Cobourg on Friday, April 25th, 2003, Marie Mathieson (nee Schofield) at 90 years of age. Beloved wife of the late Donald Mathieson. A private interment will be held at Hillview Cemetery in Woodstock, Ontario. Arrangements by MacCoubrey Funeral Home (905) 372-5132.
October 22, 1922 - April 29, 2003
Palmer; Marion Frances on Tuesday, April 29, 2003 at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre. Marion Frances Palmer (nee Morton) was the beloved wife of the late James Franklin Palmer. Dear mother of David and his wife Elaine of Cornwall and Paul and his wife Janet of Salem. Grandmother of Paula, Teresa, David, Melanie and Rhonda. Great grandmother of Chelsea and Alika. Sister of Fraser Morton and his wife Anne of Aurora. A funeral service will be held at Trinity Anglican Church, King St. E., Colborne on Saturday, May 3, 2003 at 11 a.m. Interment East Colborne Cemetery. Friends may call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 11 King St. W, Colborne on Friday, May 2nd. from 2-4 and 7-9. If desired, memorial donations in memory of Marion could be made to the charity of one’s choice.
October 25, 1928 - April 30, 2003
Ferguson, Donnie (former employee of Denny Auction and Warner Auction Halls) Peacefully at the Northumberland Health Care Centre, Cobourg on Wednesday April 30th, 2003 in his 75th year. Beloved son of the late Elizabeth Ferguson. Dear brother of Bruce Denny of Brockville. Fondly remembered by the Denny Family of Colborne. Friends are invited to call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 11 King St., W., Colborne on Saturday May 3rd, 2003 from 2-3 pm. followed by a funeral service at 3 pm. Cremation. If desired donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
December 17, 1930 - April 27, 2003
LITSTER, Alan Robert (Buck) Suddenly at the Northumberland Health Care Centre on Sunday April 27th, 2003 in his 73rd year. Beloved son of the late Frederick Litster and Mavis Minifie. Loving brother of Marlene Cane (Lyal) of Cobourg and the late Harold Litster and Eleanor Babcock-Harrott. Lovingly remembered by his nieces and nephews. Fondly remembered by his friend Gloria. Friends are invited to call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St., E., Cobourg on Tuesday from 7-9 pm. A funeral service will be held in the MacCoubrey Funeral Home on Wednesday April 30th, 2003 at 2 pm. Interment in Cobourg Union Cemetery. If desired donations may be made to the Northumberland Health Care Centre Foundation. (Cheques Only Please).
Peter Adrian Berbee
April 20, 1927 - April 25, 2003
Berbee, Peter Adrian A long-time resident of Cobourg, died at Kingston General Hospital on April 25th, 2003. Peter was born in Hamilton, ON, on April 20, 1927. He grew up on a small farm on the third line west of Brampton, ON, and attended a one-room grade school, S.S. No.5 Chinguacousy, and Brampton High School. He left high school to work at the Dale Estate Greenhouses in Brampton. During WWII he worked at Malton as a riveter in the production of Lancaster bombers. During this period he was an active member of the Lorne Scots reserve and played on their hockey team. In 1948 he married Shirley Rawcliffe. After a period of travel and work in the Prairie Provinces, the couple began their half-century career in Cobourg where Peter became known as a builder of quality homes and a realtor specializing in commercial properties. His hobbies included hunting, building and flying model airplanes, gardening, golf and travel in recreational vehicles. He was a life member of the Knights of Columbus. Throughout his life, Peter was independent, self-sufficient, well organized and totally committed to tasks. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Muriel and his wife Shirley. He is survived by his present wife Edna Henderson, his sisters Rita (Cobourg) and Mary Anthony (Toronto) his brother John (Madison, WI), his three children, Judith Ann Clark, Michael Berbee, and John Berbee, and many nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E. Cobourg, on Thursday, May 1st, at 2:30 pm. Those wishing may make a memorial contribution by cheque to the NHC Foundation.
July 2, 1958 - April 26, 2003
Hobbs, Nicholas Ian Known as Nick to friends & family, succumbed to cancer on Saturday, April 26th, 2003 in the Northumberland Health Care Centre. He leaves behind him, loving parents, Keith & Stephanie (Steve), brother Tim & his wife Francine, sisters Ann, Kathy, Sue & Nikki, brothers-in-law, Jim, Kevin & Chris, nieces & nephews, Shauna, Lee, Stephanie, Ryan, Shane, Garry, Nicholas & Richard. Nick may no longer be with us in body but he will always be with us in our hearts & minds. Funeral Services will be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E. in Cobourg on Tuesday, April 29th at 2 pm. Visitation at the funeral home on Monday evening from 7-9 pm. In lieu of flowers please send a contribution by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Rosaire Joseph Caron
May 19, 1913 - February 2, 2005
Caron; Rosaire peacefully surrounded by his loving family at the Northumberland Hills Hospital on Wednesday, February 2, 2005 in his 92nd. year. Loving father of Marcel Caron (Helen), Gaetane Guillemette (Jim), Lucette Simpson (Nicholas) and Louise Hall (Michael). Loved by 8 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. A private memorial mass will be held on Saturday, February 5, 2005 at St. Michael’s Church, Cobourg. Interment St. Michael’s Cemetery, Cobourg. If desired, donations may be made to the Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation.
Myrtle Elsie Ling
March 22, 1914 - February 1, 2005
Ling, Myrtle Elsie Peacefully at the Golden Plough Lodge in Cobourg on Tuesday, February 1st, 2005, Myrtle Ling (nee Kerr) at 90 years of age. Beloved wife of the late Charles Albert Ling. Dear mother of Shirley (Richard Magee) of Amherst, N.Y. and the late Sandra (Lynn Moir and wife Jeanie). Loving grandmother of Cathie, Mark, John, Pamela, and Tom. Cherished great grandmother of Shannon, Andrew, Chelsea, Kelly, Braeden, and Megan. Predeceased by her siblings Dora, Eleanor, Tom, William, Andrew, Robert, Albert, and Fred. A Funeral Service will be held at St. Peter’s Church (corner of College and King St. E. in Cobourg) on Saturday, February 5th, 2005 at 11 am. Interment at the Heritage Cemetery of St. Peter. Visitation to be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E. in Cobourg on Friday, February 4th, from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Those wishing may make a memorial contribution by cheque to St. Peter’s Church Building Fund or to the Golden Plough Lodge.
Annie Wilma Witcombe
July 9, 1910 - February 1, 2005
Witcombe; Annie Wilma at the Golden Plough Lodge, Cobourg on Tuesday, February 1, 2005. Annie Wilma Witcombe (nee Lush) in her 95th year. Beloved wife of the late Edwin Charles Witcombe. Dear mother of Alice (Mrs. Bruce A. Murray) of Roseneath. Grandmother of Ian Murray of Roseneath. Sister of Ethel, Millie, Myra, Edith and Alma all predeceased. Following cremation a service in memory of Annie will be held at the Chapel of the Golden Plough Lodge, Cobourg on Thursday, February 3, 2005 at 1 p.m. Interment later at Burks Falls, Ontario. If desired, in lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Annie can be made to the Golden Plough Lodge Auxiliary.
December 13, 1934 - January 30, 2005
Mowat; Patrick Peacefully at the Brantford General Hospital on Sunday, January 30, 2005, at the age of 70. Loving husband of Brenda (Chmura). Beloved father of Vicki (Paul), Susan (Darrell), David (Janet) of Roseneath, Ontario, stepfather of Christopher (Michelle) of Burlington and Andrea of Vancouver. Papa of Meaghen, David, Jeffrey, Jordan, Destiny, Michael, Jackson and Katie. Much loved brother of Joan of Cobourg, predeceased by his parents John and Annie Mowat. Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E., Cobourg. Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday, February 3, 2005 from 10 – 11 a.m. A Memorial Service will be held at the funeral home at 11 a.m. Donations in memory of Patrick can be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Kawartha Pine Ridge Lung Association.
Margaret Emma Chidley
January 10, 1916 - January 30, 2005
Chidley, Margaret Emma Peacefully at the Golden Plough Lodge in Cobourg on Sunday, January 30th, 2005, Margaret Chidley (nee Stuart) at 89 years of age. Beloved wife of the late Charles Albert Chidley. Dear mother of Charles and his wife Jeannette, and the late James. Cherished grandmother of Elizabeth Sheedy (Dan), Christopher Chidley (Judy), and Joseph Chidley (Jeanette). Great grandmother of Jacob Chidley, Kyle Chidley, Carter Chidley, Abbe Sheedy, Emma Sheedy, the late Benjamin. Predeceasd by her siblings Reginald Stuart, Marian Steves, and Evelyn Stuart. Also missed by many nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E. in Cobourg on Saturday, February 5th, 2005 at 2pm. Interment at Cobourg Union Cemetery. Visitation to be held at the funeral home on Saturday, February 5th, from 1 to 2 pm.. Those wishing may make a memorial contribution by cheque to the Northumberland Hills Hospital Auxiliary.
January 10, 1913 - January 30, 2005
STURZENEGGER, Traugott Peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital on Sunday January 30th, 2005 in his 93rd year. Beloved husband of Agnes Altherr of Grafton. Loving father of Ruth Watson (Colin) , Rolf (Linda), Tony (Lori), Susan Smith (John), Peter, Eric and the late Hansjakob. Dear grandfather of 18 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Brother of Berti Diethelm and pre-deceased by 6 brothers and 4 sisters. 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 Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday February 2nd, at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home at 2 pm. If desired donations may be made to the Charles Best Diabetes Centre or charity of your choice.
Clarence M. Bond
August 7, 1930 - November 10, 2004
Bond; Clarence Melvin (Coach Clare Bond) At his residence on Wednesday, November 10, 2004. Beloved husband of Susan Lorrine Bond (nee Lucyk) Dear father of Karen Bond, Kathy Smith, Stephen Bond and Scotty Bond. Loving grandfather of Danielle, Kailey, Christine, Brent and Sarah. Predeceased by many brothers and sisters. Survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and the many that knew Clare. Cremation. Arrangements by MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E., Cobourg.
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