Donald Frank Grant
GRANT, Donald Frank - After a long and courageous battle with cancer, at Peterborough Regional Health Centre, Rogers Street Site, on Wed., July 18, 2007, in his 75th year. Beloved husband for 44 years of Eileen (nee Dalton). Loving father and father-in-law of son Paul and his wife, Elaine, of Avon, Connecticut. Cherished Grampa of Melody and Chloe. Beloved uncle will be dearly missed by his many relatives and friends. Don, a longtime employee with Ontario Hydro, had a long association with the prostate cancer support group in Brampton and coached hockey and softball for many years in Bramalea. Visitation will begin at 10:30 am, followed by a service at 11:30 am on Saturday, July 21, 2007 at COMSTOCK FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 356 Rubidge St. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to VON Peterborough or Canadian Prostate Cancer Network would be appreciated.
LONG, Ken - Passed away peacefully at Extendicare Nursing Home, Lakefield on Sunday July 15, 2007, in his 96th year. A decorated veteran of WWII, he served on RCN Corvettes protecting Allied convoys from U-Boats in the Battle of the North Atlantic. Ken was a member of the Canadian Legion. Ken was born and raised in Peterborough and worked for many years at Raybestos. When Ken was 50, he and his wife Jean moved to Auckland, New Zealand until he was 75 and then returned to the area. He was a member of the Horticultural Society and the Masonic Lodge. Sadly missed by his daughter Kendra Conn of South Dartmouth, Mass., U.S.A. Also missed by his grandchildren Charles of Ketchum, Idaho, Barden of Greenland, New Hampshire and his great grandchildren Alexander, Cameron, Hannah and Isabelle. Survived by his sister Midge Foley of Peterborough. Predeceased by his wife Jean in 1997. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Toronto. For information, please contact the HENDREN FUNERAL HOME, Lakefield, 652-3355
Violet (nee Kellar) Martyn-Dowdall
MARTYN-DOWDALL, Violet (nee Kellar) September 7, 1930July 16, 2007 - Violet (Vi) Isabel (nee Kellar), beloved wife of the late Wilfred Dowdall of Peterborough, ON, on Monday, July 16, 2007, at Chinook Hospice in Calgary, AB at the age of 76 years. Vi was born on September 7, 1930 and lived the majority of her life in Peterborough, ON. She was the oldest girl of fifteen children of Harold Kellar and Elizabeth Clements. She was married to Wilfred from 1948 until his passing in 1985. She recently moved to Airdrie, AB to be closer to her family. Vi was a devoted, loving mother, grandmother, great- grandmother, and friend. She will be remembered for her love of children. She will be dearly missed by all her family and friends. Vi is survived by her two sons and two daughters, Robert Dowdall of London, Thomas Dowdall of Calgary, Shirley Sandham of London and Lori Kelk of Airdrie. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at Comstock Funeral Home (356 Rubidge Street, Peterborough, ON) on Friday, July 20, 2007 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., with Funeral Services to follow at 3:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In living memory of Violet Martyn a tree will be planted at Fletcher Park Memorial Forest by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Airdrie Funeral Home, 300 TOWERLANE DRIVE, AIRDRIE. Telephone: (403) 948-1100.
Claude Henri Sanche
SANCHE, Claude Henri - It is with great sorrow that the family announces the passing of a beloved son, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin and friend Claude Henri Sanche. Claude passed away in North Bay, July 16th, 2007. He was 44 years old. Loving son of Leonie (nee Menard) Sanche and Norbert Sanche (predeceased 1987); stepson of Bill Lavigne. Dear brother of Noel, wife Linda and their daughters Brittany and Myranda (Thunder Bay), also Kallida of Sudbury. Predeceaed by his brother Guy Sanche (1997). Also predeceased by his mémère and pépère Joe and Clarisse (Charette) Menard, and mémère and pépère Jean-Noel and Josephine Sanche. Claude graduated with honours in Social Work from Canadore College. He was also a Personal Support Worker and worked at Community Living Greater Sudbury. He loved basketball and woodworking. Claude will be sadly missed by his three nieces, his good friend Neil Crouse, many friends from Thunder Bay and North Bay and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Funeral Service in the LOUGHEED FUNERAL HOME, 252 Regent St. at Hazel, Sudbury, Saturday, July 21st, 2007 at 11:30 a.m. Cremation at the Parklawn Crematorium. In lieu of flowers, donations to Community Living Greater Sudbury would be appreciated. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today, July 20th, and after 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
Richard (Dick) Graham (resident of Toronto) Barrens
BARRENS, Richard (Dick) Graham (resident of Toronto) - At Charlottetown P.E.I. on Sunday, July 15, 2007 in his 82nd year. Dick Barrens best friend and companion of Carol Coffin. Beloved uncle of Tom (Joyce) and Jack (Nancy) Deen of Norwood, Bill, Fred, Alex and Persephone Dimson, Leta Dayfoot and families. Great uncle of Grant (Dawn), Kevin (Shannon), Trevor (Stacy), Maryann Deen and families. Brother-in-law of Jennie Metrakos. He is predeceased by his parents James Barrens and Helen (Graham), his wife Mary Metrakos (1969) and his sister Annie Deen (2006). Dick was raised in the Indian River area and attended the Cameron school and Norwood High School. He later received his B.A. from the University of Toronto. He worked for the OWRC and the Federal Government as an Executive Director in Toronto until he retired in 1987. Friends may call at the NORWOOD & DISTRICT FUNERAL HOME LTD. 36 Queen Street, Norwood Telephone 1-877-737-7070. on Saturday, July 21, 2007 from 12:30 - 2:00pm. Funeral Service following in the chapel at 2:00pm. Rev. Roger Millar officiating. Interment Cameron Cemetery. Donations to The Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
Myers Neil Clark
CLARK, Myers Neil - At Peterborough Regional Health Centre surrounded by his family on Wednesday, July 18, 2007, Neil Clark of R.R. #2, Havelock (formerly of Hastings) in his 64th year. Beloved husband of Marion Bird. Dear father of Tracey Clark- Wood & her husband Albert of Hastings, Donna Elliott & her husband Sean of Norwood & Crystal Clark-John & her husband Alwin also of Hastings. Loving grandfather of Kyle, Brookelyn, Chelsea, Rachyl, Michael, Sarah, Ashlynn, Maicayla, Iziah & the late Teannah. Brother of Doris & Jim Redman, Donald, June & Gord Dagleish & the late Cecil. Brother-in-law of Delores. Also survived by many nieces & nephews. Resting at the Brett “Hastings“ Chapel 2-4 & 7-9 pm Friday. Service Saturday at 11:00 am Reverend Jamie York officiating. Interment Trent Valley Cemetery, Hastings. If desired donations may be made (by cheque only) to the Lung Association or the charity of your choice.
Dorothy “Jean“ (nee Kerr) Gwilliam
GWILLIAM, Dorothy “Jean“ (nee Kerr) - Peacefully at St. Joseph's at Fleming on Thursday July 19, 2007 at the age of 87. Beloved wife of the late Frederick Gwilliam. Loving mother of Eva Gwilliam, Percy and his wife Sue and Dorothy Hopkins. Cherished grandmother of Brenda and Tony Hopkins and Christine and Scott Gwilliam. Great grandmother of Steve Hopkins. Predeceased by her sister Hazel Shaw. Jean was a long time resident of Omemee and volunteered much of her time with Community Care. Friends will be received on Friday, July 20, 2007 from 7-9 pm. at the NISBETT FUNERAL HOME AND CHAPEL (600 Monaghan Rd. S., Peterborough). A Funeral Service will take place on Saturday, July 21, 2007 in the Nisbett Chapel at 11 a.m. with visitation from 10 - 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Emily Cemetery in Omemee. In memory of Jean, donations may be made to the Five Counties Children's Centre.
Mary F. Hepburn
HEPBURN, Mary F. - Peacefully at home on July 18, 2007 at age 90. Beloved wife of the late Bill Hepburn. Loving mother of Don Hepburn and wife Sharon, Judy James and husband Al, Jeanne Randall and husband Dan and Nancy Evans and husband Tom. Proud Nana of Julie Hepburn and Bill Hepburn (Lynn), John Randall (Donna Keates) and Jason Randall, Kerri Baron (Ryan) and Jill Evans. Great Granny of Madelynn, Jacob and Joshua. Mary will be sadly missed by her dear friends, especially Jean and Fraser Dunfield and Al and Sandra Scott. Friends will be received at the COMSTOCK FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 356 Rubidge Street on Sunday, July 22, 2007 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Monday, July 23, 2007 at 10:00 a.m., Rev. Bentley Steers officiating. Interment Rosemount Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Peterborough Humane Society or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
Elizabeth Mary Mette
METTE, Elizabeth Mary - On the evening of Tuesday, July 17th, 2007 Elizabeth passed peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville surrounded by her family following a lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer. Elizabeth is predeceased by her husband Valentine Micheal Mette. Loved by her children Dave (Dawn), Jane (Daniel), Phil (Kathy) and Rick (Sue). Loving Nana to Lisa, Julie, Alicia, Justin, Ben and Mike. Great Nana to Taylor, Wyatt and Evie. Beth will be missed and forever loved by her family and friends. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King St. W. (905)721-1234 on Friday July 20th from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday July 21st at 11:00 A.M. Memorial donations to the Palliative Care Unit at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville would be appreciated. “Peace, Luv & Harri Krishna Mum” Luv Mad Dog
Ian Allister MacDougall
MACDOUGALL, Ian Allister - at the Belleville General Hospital on Wednesday June 27, 2007. Ian Allister MacDougall of Belleville in his 76th year. Son of the late Duncan and Mary MacDougall. Beloved husband of Elizabeth (Pretty) MacDougall. Dear father of Susan Mae Beattie (Robert) of Nazareth and Shirley Ann Polito (Salvatore) of Port Perry. Brother of Ronald MacDougall of B.C. Loving grandfather to Jacquelyn, Shaun, Dominic, Nicholas and Christopher. A Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel of JOHN R. BUSH FUNERAL HOME, 80 Highland Ave. Belleville on Friday June 29th, 2007 at noon. Cremation has taken place. Visitation two hours prior to the service. Rev. Dr. Hal Wilson Officiating. If desired, donations to Shriners Hospital for Sick Children or Belleville General Hospital Foundation.
Joan Marjorie (nee Bruyea) Munroe
MUNROE, Joan Marjorie (nee Bruyea) - At the Lennox & Addington County General Hospital in Napanee with her family by her side on Thursday, June 28, 2007, at age 74. Beloved wife of John Munroe of Napanee and dear and loving mother of John of Nevada; David (Lois); Brian (Fern) and Jennifer Savelberg (Douglas) all of Napanee. Sadly missed by her grandchildren Philip, Jacob, Emily, John, Brian, Zachary, Sarah, Gregory, Maggie, Katherine and Joan and great grandson Christian. Sister of Paul of Ottawa; Loretta Doig of Kingston; Anne Graham of Belleville; David of Brampton; Mary Glen of Belleville and Gregory of Shanty Bay. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the WARTMAN FUNERAL HOME, 448 Camden Rd. at Newburgh Rd., Napanee K7R 1G1 (613-354-3722) on Sunday from 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 p.m. Prayers Sunday at 4 p.m. Funeral Mass at St. Patrick's Catholic Church on Monday, July 2, 2007 at 11 a.m. Interment St. Patrick's Cemetery. Donations by cheque to the Kingston Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated by the family.
Lorne Bert “Toots“ Ostrom
OSTROM, Lorne Bert “Toots“ - at the Campbellford Memorial Hospital on Tuesday June 26th, 2007. Lorne Ostrom, of Caresant Care Nursing Home, Marmora, in his 84th year. Beloved son of the late Arthur and Mary (nee Morris) Ostrom. Predeceased by his sister June Schofield, and brother Clarence Ostrom. Lorne “Toots“ will be lovingly remembered by the Seames and Morris families, and by his caregiver Shawna Cummings. Arrangements entrusted to the JOHN R. BUSH FUNERAL HOME, 80 Highland Avenue, Belleville (613- 968-5588) . A service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday July 3rd, 2007 at 11:30 a.m. With visitation being held one hour prior to service (from 10:30 a.m. To 11:30 a.m.) Reverend Charles Buchanan officiating. Interment will follow at the Belleville Cemetery. Donations to the charity of choice would be appreciated.