DZIKOWSKI, Joseph - Passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 9th, 2006 at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay, Ontario, Canada at the age of 82. Joe will be missed by his beloved caregivers Regina and James Daron. There will be a Memorial Mass, 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 12th, 2006 at St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church, 41 John St., Fenelon Falls, Ontario, Canada. Arrangements handled by WISE CHOICE FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES 19 Moose Road, P.O. Box 236 K9V 4S1 (corner of McLaughlin Rd and Moose Rd) Lindsay, 705-324-1988.
HOLLOWS, Sharon - Peacefully at the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital in Bracebridge on Friday, December 8, 2006 in her 71st year. Beloved wife of the late R.K. Hollows. Loving mother of Cheryl (Mel Bissonette), David (Kathy McKelvey-Brown) & Kirk (Angela Downes). Proud grandmother of Myles, Rachel, Emily, Caroline, Darrin, Braydin & Eamonn, Dear sister of Wayne & Douglas Church and the late Thomas Church, Friends were received at the REYNOLDS FUNERAL HOME 'TURNER CHAPEL' in Bracebridge on Sunday, December 10, 2006 from 7-9 p.m. The service will be held in the chapel on Monday, December 11, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. As your expression of sympathy, memorial gifts to the Orillia Soldiers Memorial Hospital -Oncology Department, would be appreciated by the family.
Walter “Toby“ Keast
KEAST, Walter “Toby“ - Entered into rest suddenly on Friday, December 8, 2006 at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre, Peterborough. Toby Keast was the beloved husband of Marie Keast (nee Revells). Loving father of Rhonda & Pete Brass, Jamey & Carolyn Keast, Liz & Paul Poter and Jody & Sarah Keast. Cherished grandfather of Corey, Gregg, Crystal, Kyle. Marshall, Jesse, Damian and Christian. Great grandfather of Bailey and Travis. Dear brother of Gertrude & the late Bud Phillips, Phyllis & Larry Maloney, Len & Helen Keast, Ruby & Bill Ryce and the late Ken & his survived wife Flo Keast, and Hilda & Walter Harris. Toby was the son of the late James and Agnes Keast. Also sadly missed by many other relatives, friends and neighbours. Visitation will be held at the MACKEY FUNERAL HOME, 33 Peel Street, Lindsay, on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, December 13th at 1:30 p.m. Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Lindsay, In lieu of flowers the family would like you to plant a tree in Toby's memory.
Elizabeth (Beth) (nee Robertson) Abbott
ABBOTT, Elizabeth (Beth) (nee Robertson) - Beth of Orillia, died at Soldiers' Memorial Hospital on Sunday, December 10, 2006 surrounded in love by her children. Beth was born in Parry Sound and lived for many years in Oshawa. She celebrated her 80th birthday in June with a large and happy gathering of her family and friends. Beth spent time every summer of her life at the family cottage on Lake Wahwashkesh in the Parry Sound area. Beth was predeceased in December 1984 by her cherished husband and very best friend Morley Abbott. She is survived and will be sadly missed by her four loving children; Lynn Abbott-Lennox (husband Wayne Lennox) of Orillia, Duncan Abbott (wife Evelyn Wheeler) of Almonte, Douglas Abbott (wife Marion) of Gananoque and Timothy Abbott (wife Karen) of Georgetown. Beth was the adored grandma of Matthew Lennox and Katie Lennox of Orillia as well as nine other grandchildren and one great grandchild. She is also survived by her dear sister Patricia Ward (the late AVM Peter Ward) of Lymington, Hampshire, England. She will also be fondly remembered by sister-in-laws; Gladdie Dale (the late Harry) of Coldwater and Dorothy Robertson (Scott) of Prices Corners, and her brother-in-law Orvie Abbott (Rosanne) of Gravenhurst. Beth was predeceased by her sisters; Miriam Hervey (the late Geoffrey) of Copper Cliff, Isabel Maley (the late Fred) of Long Island, New York and her brother Donald Robertson (the late Betty) of Brampton. Beth was a special and life-long friend of Anne McLean (the late George) of Orillia and her cousin Kathleen Strong (Ross) of Fergus. Beth played a large partin the lives of her many nieces and nephews and will be sadly missed by them all. She shared her wisdom and unconditional love with all of her family. She felt blessed by having so many wonderful friends and neighbours in Orillia. She was an active volunteer at Soldiers' Memorial Hospital for over 20 years. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Paul's United Church, 62 Peter St.,N., Orillia on Tuesday, December 12 at 2 o'clock. If desired, memorial donations to St. Paul's United Church; the Soldiers' Memorial Hospital Building Fund or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the MUNDELL FUNERAL HOME, 79 West St.,N., Orillia.
E. Madeline Lahay
LAHAY, E. Madeline - Peacefully at the Joseph Brant Hospital in Burlington on Friday, December 8, 2006. Madeline Lahay (nee Ainsworth) of Orillia, beloved wife of the late Leonard (Ben) Lahay. Loving mother of Carolyn Vasey and husband Brian of Burlington and devoted grandmother to Stephen and Catherine. Predeceased by brothers George, Elwood, Jack and Edward. Sister-in-law of June Ainsworth. Dear friend of Lucienne and Lillian. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Guardian Angels Church on Monday morning, December 11th at 10 o'clock. Interment St. Columbkills Cemetery, Uptergrove. If desired Memorial donations made to the Soldiers' Memorial Hospital would be appreciated by the family. Online Messages of Condolence are welcome at www.CarsonFuneralHomes.com A Memorial Tree will be planted by the Doolittle Chapel of Carson Funeral Homes.
Catherine Ross (Cay) Macdonald
MacDONALD, CATHERINE ROSS (Cay) - Born at Rose Cottage, on the golf course at Carnoustie, Scotland, October 2, 1921 - Died Friday, December 8th, 2006; in her 86th year, after a brief but brave battle following cardiac surgery at the Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, Toronto. Cay MacDonald, of Orillia, daughter of the late Thomas and Catherine Cumming of Montreal. Beloved wife of the late Rev. Edwin Grant MacDonald of Orillia. Survived by her daughter Heather MacDonald-Archer, son-in-law Paul Archer and grandchildren Alastair and Mary Elizabeth all of Toronto and son Ian MacDonald, daughter-in-law Linda Leatherdale and grandcildren Austin and Skye all of Oakville. Cay was a fearless bon-vivant, adventurer and wit. A long-time minister's wife, she revelled in the work of her husband's parishes in Woodstock, N.B., Hawkesbury, ON, Fort Coulonge, PQ, Fenelon Falls, ON and Orillia, ON which became her beloved final home. She found humour in all things, she questioned all things and frequently had most of the answers !! She will be deeply and sorely missed by her family and many friends in Ontario, Nova Scotia and Scotland. Visitation will be held at the MUNDELL FUNERAL HOME, 79 West St., N., Orillia on Tuesday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 P.M. and on Wednesday, December 13th the Orillia Presbyterian Church (St. Andrew's), 99 Peter St., N., Orillia from 12 Noon until time of Funeral Service at 1 o'clock. Following crematiation, interment to follow later at Riverton Cemetery, Stellarton, N.S. If desired, Memorial Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, the Canadian Cancer Society, or to the charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated.
Vivienne Dorothy Ida (nee Denison) Mcdonald
McDONALD,Vivienne Dorothy Ida (nee: Denison) - Peacefully on Saturday, December 9th 2006 in Orillia, at the age of 87 years, after a courageous battle with cancer. Predeceased by her husband Ross McDonald. Loving mother of John (Joanne) of Ottawa, 'Pookie'-Elizabeth of Toronto, and Richard (Leslie) of Toronto. Dear sister to Richard Denison, loving aunt to numerous nephews, and great-aunt to their children. Dear cousin to Peter Levedag. Vivienne was brought up in Oakville, Ontario. She served as an officer in the Women's Royal Naval Service during World War Two, was a devoted mother to her three children, and was a volunteer in numerous organizations, from the National Ballet Guild in Oakville to the Historical Society in Orillia. Her warmth, her generosity, and her positive spirit will be sorely missed by her family and friends. The family would like to say a special thanks to Dr. Strickland (her family doctor of over 25 years), the staff of Orillia Soldiers Memorial Hospital, the Birchmere Retirement Residence, and the Community Care Access Centre for their care and dedication. Friends and family may pay their respects at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St. N., Orillia on Wednesday, December 13th from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held at St. James Anglican Church, 58 Peter St. N., Orillia on Thursday, December 14th at 2:00 p.m. Interment will be at a later date at St. John's Cemetery on the Humber in Toronto (the Denison family cemetery). It is the family's wish that donations be made in Vivienne's name to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Frances Plevna (Peggy) Worrall
WORRALL, Frances Plevna (Peggy) - Peacefully at her home in Orillia with her family by her side on Thursday, December 7, 2006, in her 81st year. Peggy (nee Rowe) beloved wife of 60 years of Charles. Loving mother of Mary Worrall of Washago, Pat Worrall and wife Denise of Orillia, Joy Ross and husband John of Washago and Sue Miller of Creemore. Cherished grandmother of 10 and great grandmother of 4. Dear sister of Chuck Rowe and wife Marge of Windsor and Betty Marr of Port Stanley. Aunt Peggy will also be missed by many nieces and nephews. As were her wishes, there will not be any service at this time. If desired, memorial donations made to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Kimberley Ann McIntosh and the Orillia Drivers of the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to the DOOLITTLE CHAPEL OF CARSON FUNERAL HOMES, 54 Coldwater Street East Orillia (705) 326-3595. Online Messages of Condolence are welcome at www.CarsonFuneralHomes.com A Memorial Tree will be planted by the Doolittle Chapel of Carson Funeral Homes.
Frances Patricia (Pat) (nee McMichael) Bayley
BAYLEY, Frances Patricia (Pat) (nee McMichael) (September 23, 1937 - December 9, 2006) - Peacefully with family at her side, on Saturday, December 9, 2006, Frances Patricia Bayley of Orillia, Ontario, passed away at Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital. Pat will be sorely missed by her sons Robert and Rick, daughters-in- law Anne and Tracey and Marilyn, grandchildren Melanie and Scott and Michael, sister Linda (Bob) Reckenburg, Pat Newland, and mother Margaret McMichael. Pat was predeceased by her husband, Herbert Llewellyn (December 1997), and her son, David (August 2005). A Memorial service will be held in the chapel of the MUNDELL FUNERAL HOME, 79 West St.,N., Orillia, on Thursday morning, December 14th at 11 o'clock. Should friends so desire, memorial donations may be made in Pat's name to the Canadian Cancer Society.
CAMPBELL, Nelson Bissell – It is with joy for the life of Nelson that the Campbell family announces his passing, peacefully in his family home on Sunday December 10th, 2006 in his 82nd year. A life long resident of Niagara-on-the-Lake, he will be lovingly remembered by his wife Evelyn (Moore), sons Douglas (Debra) Campbell, Grant (Laurie) Campbell and daughter Janet (John) Schonewille. Cherished memories of “Grandpa” will be held by grandchildren Jordan, Brittany, Heather, Adrienne, David and Jacquelyn. Predeceased by his sister Helen and husband Len Keith, and brother John E. and wife Mary Campbell. Nelson will be remembered by many for his time with Wilson Coach Lines and as a founder of DanNel Coach Lines. He was involved for many years with NOTL Minor Hockey, St. Davids Lions Club and a 50 year member of the Niagara Chapter of the Masonic Lodge. Friends and family are invited to celebrate his life at the NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE CHAPEL of the MORGAN FUNERAL HOMES, 415 Regent Street, Wednesday December 13th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Thursday December 14th at 11 o'clock, with interment to follow in the church cemetery. In memory of Nelson, donations directed to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.
KILMER, Elsie - This world was honoured with her presence from April 6, 1918 until her peaceful passing on Thursday December 7, 2006. Loving mother of George (Corine) of St. Catharines and Leonard (Marie) of Mississauga. Dear sister of Helen Robinson of Sandy Cove, ON. Our family was blessed to span five generations over the past five years. Granma will be fondly remembered by all her grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Loved one's that have been awaiting her heavenly arrival include her husband Leonard, grandson Kenneth and sisters Mabel and Margaret. “Goodnight, sleep tight, granma“ Love You. At Elsie's request there will be no visitation or service. Cremation has taken place with inurnment at a later date.
Muriel Arnold MacIntosh
MacINTOSH, Muriel Arnold - Passed away peacefully on Friday December 8, 2006 at Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga at the wonderful age of 89. Muriel formally of Niagara Falls. Beloved wife of the late Charles. Dear mother of David (Lorraine), Bill (Susan) and George (Joan). Muriel will be sadly missed by her 5 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, extended family and friends. Friends will be received at the NEWEDUK FUNERAL HOME - “MISSISSAUGA CHAPEL“, 1981 Dundas St. W., (1 block east of Erin Mills Pkwy.) on Monday from 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday December 12, 2006 at 11 a.m. Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Niagara Falls. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Neweduk Funeral Home - 905-828-8000
Nicole Rose Pentek
PENTEK, Nicole Rose - Peacefully at home on Friday December 8, 2006. Beloved wife of 20 years to Otto and loving mother of Robert, Lorne, Edy and Stephane. She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren Thristan and Robin. Dear sister of Michael and Rick. She was predeceased by her parents King and Rolande Lee. Nicole's family will receive friends at the GEORGE DARTE FUNERAL HOME 585 Carlton Street on Monday 7-9 p.m. A celebration of Nicole's life will be held in the chapel on Tuesday, December 12, 2006 at 1 p.m. Cremation to follow.
Mr. Alan Stemp
STEMP, Mr. Alan - At the Welland Hospital, on Saturday December 9, 2006. Mr. Alan Stemp of Fonthill in his 92nd year. Beloved husband of the late Elsie Stemp (1986). Loving father of Raymond of Edmonton Alberta, David of Fonthill and Carolyn Taylor of Welland. Also loved by his grandson Geoffrey Taylor also of Welland. Dear brother of Donald Stemp and his wife Annette of Goderich and their family and predeceased by his brother Charles. Survived by his sister-in-law Inga Stemp of North Bay and her family. Also loved by his cousin Joyce Zwierschke who was more like a sister to him. He was a proud member of the RCAF serving in Britain, France and Germany from 1941 to 1945. A special thank you to the nurses and doctors of the Woolcott Wing. Friends will be received by the family on Tuesday December 12th from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. at the JAMES L. PEDLAR FUNERAL HOME,1292 Pelham Street, Fonthill, where the funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Wednesday December 13th at 1:00 pm. with The Reverend Canon David Browning of Holy Trinity Anglican Church officiating. Interment Fonthill Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the Arthritis Society or charity of your choice.