HINZ, Gerhard - Suddenly on Sunday, January 27, 2008, in Barrie, in his 67th year. Gerhard, beloved husband of Rose. Loving father of Frank and his wife Sylvia, Rose and her husband Randy Harris. Dear Opa of Jeffrey, Michael, Adam, Natasha and Steven. Gerhard is survived by his sister Margot and brother Wolfgang. Friends may call at the SCOTT FUNERAL HOME, “Georgian Chapel“, 264 Burton Ave. (between Essa Rd. and Huronia Rd.), Barrie on Thursday, February 7, 2008 from 10:00 a.m. for a service in the chapel at 11:00 a.m. Cremation has taken place. Remembrances to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
MEDLAND, Margaret - Peacefully at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie on Sunday February 3, 2008. Margaret Medland of Barrie in her 81st year. Loving wife of the late Norman Medland Sr. Loving mother of Lori Adler (Jari) of Sooke, B.C. Cherished grandmother of Rebecca and Aliisa. Friends may call at the STECKLEY- GOODERHAM FUNERAL HOME (Clapperton and Worsley St.), Barrie on Wednesday February 6, 2008 from 2:00 p.m. until time of Funeral Service in the chapel at 3:00 p.m. Inurnment in British Columbia. Memorial donations to the OSPCA Barrie Branch would be appreciated.
REA, Enrico - (Retired from Sick Children's Hospital) - Peacefully at Bradford Valley Long Term Care on Sunday, February 3, 2008. Enrico Rea of Toronto in his 92nd year. Beloved husband of the late Pierina (Polsinelli). Dear father of Mario (Mona) and Tony (Brenda), both of Churchill. Dear Nonno of Dana; Andrea and Christopher. Dear brother of Guiseppe Rea, Luigi Rea and Amata Meolle. Friends may call at SKWARCHUK FUNERAL HOME, 30 Simcoe Rd., Bradford (1-800-209-4803) for visitation on Wednesday 2 - 4 p.m. and 7 - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at the St. Paschal Baylon Church, 92 Steeles Ave. W., Thornhill on Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. Entombment Holy Cross Cemetery, Thornhill. Donations to Sick Kids Foundation would be appreciated.
Francis William “Frank” Gunn
GUNN, Francis William “Frank” - Peacefully at home in Woodstock on Sunday, February 3, 2008 in his 68th year, Beloved husband of the late Jacqueline Kovac (1997). Loving father of Darlene Embury and her husband Ed, Dana Houston and her husband Sean, all of Brantford. Loving grandfather to Brittney (Ryan) and Nicole St. Pierre of Brantford and their father Mike St. Pierre. Brother-in-law of Debbie Harper of Brantford and Barbara Wannamaker (Lloyd) and their families. Predeceased by his mother Edith Clarke and his father Francis William Gunn. Also survived by Aunt May (the late Gord) Crocock and their son Bill (Colleen) and their family Jim, Rob and Sue. Predeceased by Aunt Marion. Fondly remembered by cousins Gary and former wife Judy, Brian (Lynda) Pickering, Brandon and Lyndsay and their families. Fond memories of the Money cousins, Mary (Walter), Betty (John), Doreen (Joe), Judy (the late Dave), Fran (Don), and the late George (Marilyn) and their families. Predeceased by Aunt Elizabeth and Uncle Ted Money. Frank wished to thank his dear friend Anne for her love and caring way during the last chapter of his life. Frank was loved by Anne's family, Anne Marie; Catherine and her family, Ellen (Charlie) and family. Plus Frank's buddy, a yellow lab named Lily and his Siamese cat named Frances and Caroline (Rod) and their family. Frank will be sadly missed by all his friends and golf buddies. Thanks for your continued support. Special thanks to Dr. Chouinard and Dr. Cicora and their staff and to the St. Elizabeth nurses for their extraordinary compassion and care. Friends will be received at the McCLEISTER FUNERAL HOME, 495 Park Road North for a memorial visitation on Wednesday 6 - 9 p.m. and Thursday 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Memorial service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday at 11:30 a.m. Cremation has already taken place. In lieu of flowers, Frank would appreciate memorial donations to the St. Elizabeth Nurses, Oxford County or the charity of your choice gratefully appreciated. McCleister (519) 758-1553
Paul Michael Haines
HAINES, Paul Michael - Tragically in Brantford on Thursday, January 31st, at the age of 41. Dearly loved brother of Susan Haines (Martin Cowie) and adored uncle of Alexis Cowie. Son of Dale (Jim) Speck and Harold E. Haines. Brother of Lisa Boyd (Norm) and David Haines. Father of Paul Jr., Nicholas and Samantha Haines. Paul will also be sadly missed by his aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends Chris and Tara. Remembered with love by family and too many friends to mention. We will never forget your dimpled smile Paul. “Finally at peace.“ Friends will be received at the BECKETT- GLAVES FAMILY FUNERAL CENTRE, 88 Brant Ave., Brantford on Wednesday, February 6th, 2008 from 2 - 3 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. Cremation. There will be a period of fellowship and refreshment at Ketchabuz, 45 Murray St. following the funeral. A tree will be planted in memory of Paul in the Beckett- Glaves Memorial Forest.
May Loretta Jamieson
JAMIESON, May Loretta - Peacefully, surrounded by her family at the Brantford General Hospital, May Loretta Jamieson (Brown) “Totah“ in her 70th year, left this world to start her journey to be with the Creator on Saturday, February 2, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Gawithra (1999) of the Younger Bear Clan of the Cayuga Nation, also known as Alex Jamieson Sr. Very loving mother of Alex Jr. (Brenda), Cynthia, Sandra ( Bryan), Harold (Amelia), Mary, Jacob (Danielle), Julia and predeceased by her son Jesse. May was an extremely devoted grandmother to Clifford (Nadine), Adam, Joslyn, Adrian, Sherri, Dimitri, Jesse, Ian, Ryan, Jessica, Alexandria, Mallory and Leah. Great- grandmother to Jakob and Jesse. Dear sister of Ruth Codero and Robert Brown. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Totah was a member of the Brain Injury Association and a foster parent who cared for scores of children for over 30 years. She worked for many years with the families at the Six Nations Child and Family Services and at the Youth Lodge. In the past she assisted with the formation of the Pine Tree Native Centre of Buffalo. After her grandchildren, her deepest passions were her dogs. Active until her last few days, she was a “parenting“ columnist and assisted greatly in the formation of the Six Nations community newspaper, the Grand River Runner. May had a big heart, especially for children in need of care and she helped countless people when they were in need. At the end of her time here on Earth, her heart had given so much she could not give anymore and the Creator called her to be with him. “Totah“ will be deeply missed by all her family and friends. We love you Totah - the Family. Our mother's wishes were to be cremated and her ashes spread amongst her white pines. Friends will be received at the HILL & ROBINSON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 30 Nelson Street, on Thursday, February 7th, from 12-1 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel at 1:00 p.m. “Anything truly beautiful only comes to pass. True beauty is found in things and happenings that are natural. The sun rises then sets. A flower opens then closes. A person is born then passes on.“ Gawithra, April 1999.
Major Albert (Al) Milley
MILLEY, Major Albert (Al) - Promoted to Glory and is peacefully in the presence of his Lord on Saturday, February 2, 2008 at Stirling Heights Long Term Care Centre, Cambridge. Beloved husband of 53 years of Birdie. Loved and cherished father of Vicki (Ben) Wagar, Val (John) Brooks, Tom (MyLinda), Tim, Jeff and Steve and predeceased by a son Craig. Loved grandfather of Christopher, Colleen, Stephen, Jacinda, Jeff Jr., Josh, Whitney, Kristen, Jordan, Landon, Scott, Caleb and great-grandson Jacob Kenny. Major Al Milley was commissioned as an Officer with The Salvation Army in June of 1948 and faithfully served in ministry throughout Canada and the United States. Friends will be received at LITTLE'S FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 223 Main Street, Cambridge, Monday, 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at the Salvation Army Citadel, Shade Street, Cambridge on Wednesday, February 6, 2008 at 1 p. m. Cremation to follow. Remembrances to the Alzheimer Society of Cambridge and the Cambridge Salvation Army Building Fund would be greatly appreciated by the family.
Barbara Ann Sears
SEARS, Barbara Ann - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, at the Hamilton General Hospital, on Sunday, February 3rd, 2008, in her 66th year. Loving daughter of Jean and the late William Sears (1971). Dear sister of Gordon (Carol), Bonnie, Robert (Janice), Linda (Vic) Agoston, Gary (Nancy), Larry (Nancy), Cheryl (Attila) Agoston and the late William Sears Jr. She will also be dearly missed by many other family and friends. Friends will be received at the HILL & ROBINSON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 30 Nelson Street, on Wednesday, February 6th from 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday at 3:00 p.m. Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated. “In loving memory 1942 - 2008“
Elsie May Williams
WILLIAMS, Elsie May - Passed away peacefully after a brief illness, at the Brantford General Hospital, on Sunday February 3, 2008, in her 96th year. Elsie is survived by her sister-in-law Georgina “Jo” Williams; nephews Greg Williams, and Doug Williams and his wife Lisbet; great-niece and nephews Tracy, Jacob and Harley. Elsie is predeceased by her parents George and Edith Williams and one brother Harold Williams. Elsie was a resident of Riverview Terrace, Brantford. A private funeral service was held. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Arrangements have been entrusted to the BECKETT-GLAVES FAMILY FUNERAL CENTRE, 88 Brant Avenue (519-752-4331). A tree will be planted in memory of Elsie in the Beckett-Glaves Memorial Forest.
Bess (nee Sloat) Willson
WILLSON, Bess (nee: Sloat) - With her family by her side at the Brantford General Hospital on Monday February 4, 2008, formerly of Oakland in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late Leslie Willson. Loving mother of Reg (& Audrey), Tillsonburg; Ruth Ann Quick, Perth. Cherished Grandma of Stephen (& Jacquie), Paul (& Marcia), Tim (& Sarah), Scott (& Michelle), Annette (& Jordan), Adrian (& Melissa), Ian & great grandchildren Lauren, Rachael, Caitlin, Mark, Colin, Tim, Travis, Taylor, Michael, & Josh. Dear sister & sister-in-law of Pearl (& Russell) Eagleton, Lee, Frank (& Rosemary), George, Gladys Clause, Mildred, Dorothy, Gertrude, Valera. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by sister Helen, brothers Harry, Nile, Bill, Bob. Friends may call at the THOMPSON-MOTT FUNERAL HOME, Waterford Wednesday 7-9pm. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Thursday at 11am. Rev. John Buchwald officiating. Interment Oakland Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy the family would appreciate donations to Brantford General Hospital Palliative Care Unit or charity of your choice.
Cécile (Houle) Amyot
AMYOT, Cécile (Houle) - Born in Bonfield on May 10th, 1937, Mom passed away peacefully with family at her side and the Lord in her heart. Loving wife of Réal Amyot and beloved mother of Bob (Marlene), Dan (Joanne), Leo, Susan (Hector), Alan (Martine) and Nicole(Mike). Mémère to Jason, Michelle, Anick, Kerry, Stephen, Julian, Mathieu, Michael, Justin, Nicholas, Colin and Grand Mémère to Lorrie and Yanick. Cherished sister of Jeannette (Ralph), Yvonne, Leo, Omer (Jane),Theresa (John) and Alice (Dean). Predeceased by her parents, Arthur & Malvina (Larose) Houle and siblings Irene, Albert and Paul. Memorial service on May 17th, 10:30 a.m. at Ste.Bernadette Church followed by internment at Bonfield cemetery. Donations to the Ste. Bernadette Church of Bonfield would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. A personal note of appreciation to the V.O.N. and nursing staff at the General Hospital for their support and compassion.
Lillian 'Ruth' Arbour
ARBOUR, Lillian 'Ruth' - Ruth Arbour died peacefully at North Bay General Hospital on Sunday, February 3, 2008 in her 79th year. Ruth (Sheehy) was predeceased by her husband Joseph Elmer “Butch“ Arbour (1920-1992). She was the loving mother of David Arbour (late Linda) of Carleton Place, Rick Arbour (Liz) of Callander, Kevin Arbour (Melodie) of Uxbridge, Marilyn Kuhnberg (Ron) of Ottawa and was predeceased by her infant twin sister Helen. Ruth was the beloved grandmother of Janis Tompkins, Joe Arbour, Arbour “Melissa“ McLachlan, Jennifer Arbour, Kaitlin Arbour, Kyle Arbour, Diana Kuhnberg and Stephen Kuhnberg and great-grandmother of Aiden and Noah. Ruth was a former clerk of both Powassan and Nipissing Municipal offices, a long-time resident of Nipissing Township, and volunteered on the Nipissing Museum, the South Shore Beavers, and the South Shore Community Centre. The Arbour family will receive visitors at the PAUL FUNERAL HOME, Powassan on Wednesday, February 6, 2008 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. The funeral service will be conducted by Rev. Fr. Grant Churcher at St. Mary's Anglican Church, Powassan on Thursday at 11 am. Cremation will follow with spring interment of ashes at Nipissing Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or St. Mary's Anglican Church would be greatly appreciated. For more information, to make a memorial donation or to request a Memory Card please contact the Paul Funeral Home, Powassan 705-724-2024
Shirley Ann (née Jones) Bates
BATES, Shirley Ann (née Jones) 1943 2008 - The family announces with sorrow her death at the North Bay General Hospital, on Wednesday, January 30, 2008 at the age of 64 years. Loving daughter of Maxime (McCain) Jones of London, ON and of the late Melvin Jones. Mother of Bonita (Harold Newman) of North Augusta, Chris (Brenda Meagher) and Percy (Stacey Edwards) both of Ottawa and Thomas (Aimee) of Renfrew. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her eight grandchildren and one great- grandchild. Dear sister of Thomas Jones (Nicole St. Amour) of Cache Bay, Marilyn Coats of Chatham and Joyce Wilkinson of Toronto. Also survived by her dear friend, Estelle St-Amour of Sturgeon Falls. Predeceased by her brother Bob and her sister, Linda Jones. The family will receive friends at THEORET BOURGEOIS FUNERAL HOME, Sturgeon Falls, today, February 5, 2008 from 9 am. until 10:45 am. Mass of Christian Burial to be held Tuesday at 11 am, in Sacré Coeur Church, Sturgeon Falls. Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.
Gloria Jessie Beckett
BECKETT, Gloria Jessie - Long time Mattawa resident Gloria Beckett died at the Mattawa General Hospital on Sunday February 3, 2008 at the age of 71 years. Gloria was the proud and loving mother of Kevin (Candace Grenier) and the dear Nan to Chris & Adrian. She passed away one day before the birth of her granddaughter Faith. She will also be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her close friend Jim Cotnam. Predeceased by her parents Alex and Edith Beckett and sister Shirley Gilbeault, Gloria is also survived by her brothers Robert (Evelyn) of Bonfield, Orville (Doreen) of Calvin, and Glen (Karole) of Ottawa. Her canine buddy Caley & feline friend Julie also predeceased her. First and foremost a mother and grandmother Gloria was also a dedicated and faithful member of St. Alban's Anglican Church, always ready to share her time & talents. She will be remembered as an avid scrabble player and baker. Her working life was spent in the insurance industry were she worked as a broker for many years, retiring in 2000. Friends may call at St. Alban's Church, Mattawa, on Wednesday afternoon & evening 1 - 3 & 7 - 9 pm. Funeral services to celebrate her life will be held in St. Alban's on Thursday morning, February 7th at 11:00 am. Spring interment in the Calvin Township Cemetery. If desired donations to St. Alban's Anglican Church will be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy. Arrangements entrusted to MARTYN FUNERAL HOME 705-472-8810.
Carol Ann Cosgrove
COSGROVE, Carol Ann - At her residence, in North Bay, Sunday, February 3, 2008. Carol Ann Cosgrove, former wife of Larry Cosgrove, in her 67th year. Dearly loved mother of Kim Falk (Rudy), Kori Black, Dan Cosgrove and Todd Fenton. Lovingly remembered by seven grandchildren,Tyler, Nathan, Hanah and Chad Falk and Sarah, Curtis and Thomas Cosgrove. Predeceased by her parents, Carrie and Archie Smith. Family receiving friends at McGUINTY FUNERAL HOME this evening from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be conducted in the Funeral Home Chapel Wednesday at 10 a.m. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the North Bay Food Bank or the Gathering Place would gratefully appreciated by the family.
Ruth Lenora Fairman
FAIRMAN, Ruth Lenora - Ruth Fairman died peacefully at Lady Isabelle Nursing Home, Trout Creek on Sunday, February 3, 2008 in her 88th year. Ruth (Luke) was predeceased by her husband Bruce Borden Fairman. She was the loving mother of Ross (Donna) of Greenbank, Don (Marie) of Napanee, Allan (Patricia) of Dunnville, John (Lindia) of North Bay, Tom (Connie) of Gravenhurst; grandmother of 13; great- grandmother of 8 and great-great-grandmother of 2. Ruth was predeceased by her brother Gordon Luke. The Fairman family will receive visitors at the PAUL FUNERAL HOME, Powassan on Thursday, February 7, 2008 from 1 pm until time of funeral service at 3 pm. Spring interment will take place at Mickle Memorial Cemetery, Gravenhurst. If desired, memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated. For more information, to make a memorial donation or to request a Memory Card please contact the Paul Funeral Home, Powassan 705-724-2024
Nancy, Reg.N. Knight
KNIGHT, Nancy, Reg.N. - Mrs. Nancy Knight, at the Cornwall Community Hospital - McConnell Site on Sunday February 3, 2008 at the age of 58 years; formerly an Emergency Nurse at the Cornwall Community Hospital- Second Street Site. Beloved wife of Gerry Knight. Loved mother of Lisa Knight (Preston Chase); Darryl Knight and Christopher Knight. Dear daughter of Elizabeth Millar-Bulmer and the late Alex Millar. Dear sister of Gaye Greaves (Calvin), Kingston; Jane Hollett (Ron), Ottawa; Ann Millar (Jim Grant), Merrickville; and Neil Millar (Trish) of Belleville. Also survived by her special niece Lara Hollett and many nieces and nephews. Resting at the WILSON FUNERAL HOME 822 Pitt Street, Cornwall (613-938-3888) from 2 PM Wednesday February 6th. Funeral service will be held in St. Andrews United Church, Martintown, Ontario on Thursday February 7, 2008 at 2:00 PM. Interment at a later date in Capital Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Manotick, Ontario. Visitation Wednesday at the funeral home from 2-4 & 7-9 PM, and on Thursday at the church from 1 PM until the time of funeral. If so desired contributions to St. Andrews United Church or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
Jean Vera Bernice Jacobson
JACOBSON, Jean Vera Bernice - Peacefully at Oak Terrace Nursing Home on Saturday, February 2nd, 2008; at the age of 78. Jean was the beloved wife of the late Fred Jacobson. Loving mother of Dave (predeceased), Don (Rene) and Pam Reed (Mike Holgate). Cherished grandmother of Lisa (Rob), Crystal (Mike), Clayton (Lisa), Codey. Proud great grandmother of Macguire & Canyon. Dear sister of Don Ward (Phyllis), Marilyn Fletcher. As per Jean's wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation or service. Arrangements entrusted to the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St. N., Orillia. If desired, memorial donations to Oak Terrace (Palliative Care) would be appreciated.
William Hugh Maclean
MACLEAN, William Hugh - Left us on Monday, February 4th, 2008; in his 84th Year. William (Bill) MacLean of Orillia. Beloved husband of the late Frances Elizabeth MacLean (nee Cowan). Devoted Dad to Richard A. MacLean and his wife Tracy, Mary F. MacLean-Bradley and her husband Peter. Loving Poppa Bill of Holly, Kendra and Carlene MacLean, Susan Robinson, John, Amie and Bud Adams. Cherished Grandpa of Julia and Sarah Bradley. Visitation will be held at the Simcoe Funeral Home, 38 James Street E., Orillia on Wednesday, February 6th, from 1 p.m. until time of Funeral Service at 2 p.m. in the Chapel. Reception to follow. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated by the family.