BOUWHUIS, Ynzedoores - Passed away suddenly at the Royal Victoria Hospital on Tuesday February 5, 2008. Ynzedoores (Ishe) Bouwhuis in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of the late Catherine (Tienie) Bouwhuis for 50 years. Dear mother of John Bouwhuis and wife Ann of Brechin, Frank Bouwhuis and wife Marianne of Orillia, and Joanne Bouwhuis of Raglan. Loving grandmother of Drake, Julianne and Rebecca Bouwhuis. He is survived by 2 brothers and 1 sister, and predeceased by 3 brothers in Holland. Friends may call at the STECKLEY-GOODERHAM FUNERAL HOME 30 Worsley Street (at Clapperton Street) Barrie on Friday February 8, 2008 at 1 PM. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Friday at 2 PM. Cremation. Service of Committal to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Royal Victoria Hospital Regional Cancer Care Centre would be appreciated by the family.
Betty M. McCallister Glenesk
GLENESK, Betty M. McCallister - Passed away February 1, 2008 at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie. Will be sadly missed by sister Marjorie Whillans, niece Holly Spacek, grandson Benjamin Perry and many other family members. Predeceased by daughter Deborah Perry and sister Dorothy Pennal. Cremation has taken place. Funeral Service to take place at the Trinity United Church, 24 Collier Street, Barrie on Friday February 8 at 2:30p.m. Reception to follow. Private family interment to take place at St. Andrews St. James Cemetery, Orillia. Donations to the Children's Aid Society or the Royal Victoria Hospital would be appreciated by the family.
Roy Esten Lennox
LENNOX, Roy Esten April 16, 1924 February 2, 2008 - Passed away suddenly, but peacefully at home surrounded by the love of his beloved wife Evelyn. Loving Dad of son Tom (and his wife Linda), daughter Linda (and her husband Fred), Son Robert (and his wife Margaret), son Steven (Predeceased 2003) (and his wife Marie). Proud Grandpa of Martin and Katherine Lennox, Laura (Jeremy), Paul (Carrie) and Neal Haughton, Richard and Mark Lennox, Maxx and Axton Lennox. Roy lived as a great example to family and friends of how to live with dignity, grace, kindness, generosity and love. He enjoyed with his family and friends golfing, wintering in Florida, fishing, sharing a good meal and a dry martini and watching sports events with a beer and munchies. Roy met all of his health challenges with determination and strong spirit. He was true, loyal and kind to all those who met him on the path of their lives. He leaves us here on earth to join souls he held close to his heart who left before him. We will miss Roy to our ending days. Words cannot convey our sorrow and love for the spirit of our Roy Boy. Wherever you are today, raise a glass to those you love and revel in their presence. In keeping with Roy's wishes, cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at the STECKLEY-GOODERHAM FUNERAL HOME (Clapperton and Worsley Streets) Barrie on Friday February 8th, 2008 from 10:00 a.m. until time of service in the Chapel at 11:00 a.m. Memorial donations in Roy's memory may be made to the Royal Victoria Hospital, Regional Cancer Care Centre.
John Charles Moore
MOORE, John Charles - (Lifetime employee and owner of Parry Automotive) After a long and brave battle with cancer, John (Jack) passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday February 5 2008. He was in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of 58 years to Noreen. Loving father and father-in- law of Sylvia (Steve) Gapp, Jim (Barb), and Rick. Predeceased by daughter Nancy (Keith) McCutcheon. Very sadly missed by his grandchildren Tara (Garrett), Aaron, Matthew, Kyla and Megan. Proud great- grandpa of Sophia. John will be fondly remembered by his many relatives, nieces, nephews and friends. Friends may call at the STECKLEY-GOODERHAM FUNERAL HOME (201 Minet's Point Rd. at Yonge St.), Barrie on Thursday from 7-9 pm and on Friday from 10:00 am until the time of service in the chapel at 11:00 am. Spring interment Knox Cemetery, Oro. As expressions of sympathy, a donation to the Royal Victoria Hospital or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Grateful thanks to the RVH Oncology nurses and doctors who assisted John in his battle as well as Bayshore nurses, especially Andrea, who made sure of his comfort at home. Also thanks to CCAC and the affiliated agencies who organized all of John's home care.
Kerry Elaine Van Bolderen
Van BOLDEREN, Kerry Elaine (nee Greer) (Aug. 16, 1950 - Feb. 3, 2008) - Kerry is survived by her husband Gary, daughters Tricia and Deborah, son Greg; her parents Harold and Mary Greer; sisters Linda and Patricia (Mound); and her mother- in-law, Liz Van Swaay. She is predeceased by her son Graham. Friends are invited to celebrate Kerry's life with her family at an informal gathering on Saturday, Feb. 9th, 2008, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm at Barrie's Southshore Community Centre at 205 Lakeshore Drive (L4N 7Y9). Presentations by some of Kerry's family and friends will be made starting at 2:00pm. In lieu of flowers, the family would like you to sponsor Deborah's participation in The Ride to Conquer Cancer for the Princess Margaret Hospital.
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Hero Dr. F.R.C.S. (C) De Groot
de GROOT, Hero Dr. F.R.C.S. (C) - Suddenly at his residence, at the age of 92 years. Beloved husband of the late Breg Struivig de Groot. Loving father of Mieke Allan & her husband Bob of Whitby, Heero of Thurlow, and Jan & his wife Ruth of Vancouver. Loved Opa of Sam, Nicholas, Rebecca & Emma all of Vancouver, BC. Predeceased by his sister Rity Tirion and brother Jan de Groot. The family will receive friends at the WEAVER FAMILY FUNERAL HOME - East Chapel, 29 Bay St., Trenton on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. Funeral Service to be held at the East Chapel on Friday February 8, 2008 at 11 am. Rev. Laura Lockhart officiating. Interment Carrying Place Cemetery Annex. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Plainfield Children's Homes (cheques only please) would be appreciated by the family.
Michael (WWII Veteran) Dobrus
DOBRUS, Michael (WWII Veteran) - Passed away at the Belleville General Hospital on Tuesday, February 5th, 2008. Michael Dobrus of Belleville in his 91st year. Son of the late Katarzyna Dobrus. Loving husband of Margry Caldwell. Dear Uncle of Edward McIntyre and his wife Marie of Burlington. Predeceased by his sister Anna McIntyre. Michael Dobrus, NCO was a member of 1st BN. Blackwatch (RHR) of Canada. Arrangements in the care of the JOHN R. BUSH FUNERAL HOME, 80 Highland Ave. Belleville (613-968-5588). At the request of Michael, there will be no visitation or service. Cremation to take place.
Edgar “Ed” Lawrence Eby
EBY, Edgar “Ed” Lawrence - Entered into rest at his residence on Saturday, February 2, 2008. Ed Eby of Belleville in his 78th year. Son of the late Angus and Annie Eby. Dear companion of Alice Clapp. Predeceased by his first wife Hildegard. Dear father of Mike Eby (& wife Tina), of Belleville and Iris Campbell (& husband Larry) of Florida and of Sherri Mills, Brian Clapp (& wife Kim) and Patricia Clapp (& friend Josh) all of Belleville. Always fondly remembered by his grandchildren Kassandra & Austin of Belleville, Jason, Zach, Travis and Austin of Florida as well as Katlyn, Tyler, Nicholas and Destiny of Belleville. Ed is lovingly remembered by Kathy Eby (Kevin) as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He is survived by his siblings Eileen Eby of Cambridge, Claire Eby (Rosella) of Saskatchewan, Agnes Eby of Waterloo, Mary Lapp (Wayne) of Montana, and Hilda Crawford (Allen) of Alberta. Ed will also be remembered by Alice's parents John & Mildred McMechan. Predeceased by his brother & sister- in-law Lloyd and Jean Eby and brother-in- law Milt Eby. Funeral arrangements in the care of STEELE FUNERAL HOME, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West (968-2273). Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held in the chapel on Saturday, February 9th, 2008 at 2:00 o'clock, with visitation from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. Following the service there will be a time of fellowship and refreshments at the Steele Family Centre, adjacent to the funeral home. If desired, Memorial Donations to the Belleville General Hospital Foundation, Oncology Dept. or to Hospice Quinte would be appreciated by the family.
Carol Eva Gamble
GAMBLE, Carol Eva - Passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the Belleville General Hospital on Monday, February 4th, 2008. Carol Gamble of Hastings Manor Belleville, in her 87th year. Daughter of the late Herbert and Eva Williams. Loving wife of the late Ernest Gamble. Dear mother of Kathryn Glancey (Henry) of Belleville. Cherished grandmother of Amanda, Megan, Trevor and Samantha. Predeceased by her sister Eunice Seale. Arrangements in the care of the JOHN R. BUSH FUNERAL HOME, 80 Highland Ave., Belleville (613-968-5588). At the request of Carol, there will be no visitation or service. Cremation.
Elaine Joan (nee Robinson) Maracle
MARACLE, Elaine Joan (nee Robinson) - It is with great sadness that the family of Joan Maracle announce the passing of our most adored and beloved mother, grandmother, and sister on Tuesday, February 5th, 2008 at the Belleville General Hospital, in her 73rd year. Predeceased by husband Gordon Maracle, and by parents William and Verdun Robinson. Cherished mother of Robin Maracle of Sudbury, Kelly Maracle (Kelly) of TMT, and Cathy Maracle (Rodney Cole) of Belleville. Beloved nanny to Milan, Stefan, and Kira Nestorovski, Liam, and Aaron Maracle, and Alec and Halle Maracle. Loving sister of Bill Robinson of Belleville. Also will be greatly missed by nephew Phillip Robinson and his wife Rachel, and their son Matthew, son-in-law Charles Nestorovski of Belleville, Megan, and Phoenix of Frankford, and Ann Legault and Darren Tryan of Belleville. Our caring, loving, funny mother touched the lives of so many people we know you will all feel her loss. Her beloved pets will also deeply miss her. At Joan's request, there will be no service, immediate cremation. To Dr. Goddard-Hill and the nurses of Quinte 5, we give you our sincere appreciation and thanks for your professional and kindhearted care.
John Lyle Mitts
MITTS, John Lyle - Suddenly on Sunday, February 3rd, 2008. John Mitts of Stirling in his 49th year. Beloved son of Shirley Mitts- Crowe (Raymond) and the Late Murray Mitts. Ever remembered by his children, siblings, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. A Private Family Service will be held at a later date. If desired Memorial Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Children's Wish Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the RUSHNELL FUNERAL CENTRE, 60 Division Street, Trenton.
Joseph “David“ Pile
PILE, Joseph “David“ - Very suddenly in Port Charlotte, Florida on Tuesday, January 29th, 2008. Joseph “David“ Pile, best friend and husband to Pearl White-Pile and the late Janet Pile. Wonderful father of Mary LaBrecque of Quebec, Simon Pile of Kingston, Alison Hicks (David) of Milford, Jennifer Ackerman (Todd Hamm) of Milford, Diane Pile-Kinnear (Jim) of Red Deer, Alberta. Fun-loving, silly grandpa of Sarah, Rosie, Becky, Olivia, Hannah, Liam, Christopher, Alexander, Michael and Kyle. Sadly missed by his extended family, Ann and Frank Petrie of Stirling and their family, his Church family, his two brothers and sister in England, his many County friends and his friends and neighbours at Maple Leaf Estates in Florida. A Celebration of Dave's Life will be held at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 253 Dundas Street West, Belleville on Sunday, February 10th at 2:00 p.m. Pastor Ly officiating. Interment at Glenwood Cemetery at a later date. If desired, donations to A.D.R.A. (Adventist Development Relief Agency) would be appreciated by the family (cheques only please). Arrangements entrusted to THE WHATTAM FUNERAL HOME, 33 Main Street, Picton, ON.
Donald Kenneth Pollock
POLLOCK, Donald Kenneth - Passed away at the Belleville General Hospital on Monday, February 4th, 2008. Donald Pollock of Belleville in his 80th year. Son of the late Fred and Irene Pollock. Loving husband of the late Ethel Pollock. Dear step father of William Duffy (Carol), Douglas Duffy (Janice) and David Duffy (Jenny) all of Belleville. Predeceased by his son Terry Pollock and his step daughter Wendy Parsons and step son Richard Duffy, sister Muriel and brothers Howard, Carl and Ronnie. Brother of Beverly Jr. Pollock (Marie) of Campbellford and Reginald Pollock (Geraldine) of Peterborough. Survived by his daughter-in-law Beverly Duffy. Loved by his grandchildren Norma- Lynn, Lisa, Billy, Ricky, Kim, Sherry, Brandy, John, Krystal, Madison, Kalan and Grayson and several great grandchildren. Friends are invited to call at the JOHN R. BUSH FUNERAL HOME, 80 Highland Ave., Belleville (613-968-5588) on Wednesday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday, February 7th, 2008 at 1 p.m. Rev. Dr. Hal Wilson officiating. Interment Belleville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated by the family.
Laurine Marie Sherman
SHERMAN, Laurine Marie - peacefully at the Trenton Memorial Hospital on Monday February 4th, 2008. Laurine Sherman of Carrying Place, in her 83rd year. Daughter of the late Egbert and Nellie Silver. Loving wife of the late Herbert Sherman. Dear mother of Lynda (Don) Cameron of Sunderland, Wendy (John) Bonter of Carrying Place, Bonnie (Jim) Baldwin of Belleville, Cathy (George) May of Cobourg, Judy (Pat) Gunsolus of Belleville, John Sherman (Vicky Clement), and Doug (Nancy) Sherman all of Belleville, Peter (Kathy) Sherman of Garden Hill and Terry (Sue) Sherman of Alberta. Dear sister of Clara Campbell of Lindsay. Laurine is predeceased by daughters Sussanne Dawson, Marjorie Sherman and many brothers & sisters. Laurine will be greatly missed by numerous grandchildren & great- grandchildren. Service will be held at the JOHN R. BUSH FUNERAL HOME, 80 Highland Ave, Belleville (613-968-5588) on Wednesday February 6th, 2008 at 12 noon. Visitation two hours prior (10 a.m.-12 noon). Interment Elmwood Cemetery. Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
STREVETT, Patricia - On February 2, 2008 Pat Strevett, nurse, pilot and supermom passed away after a brave battle with cancer at Trenton Memorial Hospital. Jon, her beloved husband of 52 years and devoted daughter Susie & her husband Roger were at her side. She was 76 years old. Daughter of Leslie (Bill) and Eleanor Sykes, she was born in Blackpool, England. Patricia emigrated to Canada with her loving, soon-to-be husband to marry and start a family. A great inspiration and source of comfort, she will be sadly missed by her four children Gary (Claire), Mike (Cindy), Susie (Roger) and Tim (Shirley). Patricia was a pillar of strength, lavish with praise and constant supporter of her seven grandchildren: Melissa, Bradley, Rebecca, Rachel, Taylor, Olivia and Cameron. Always a positive role model, loyal and dedicated to her family and close friends, she is survived by her sister Audrey in the UK. Being married to a pilot in the forces meant the Strevett family enjoyed living in Trenton, Exeter, Shearwater, Greenwood, Ottawa and Trenton again. For the last 35 years Patricia called Bayside home. Thanks to all the wonderful staff at Trenton Memorial Hospital for taking such great care of mum in her final times. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Canadian Cancer Society. A private memorial cremation service will be held Friday February 8.
Sterling Austin Clark
CLARK, Sterling Austin - Passed away suddenly at London Health Sciences Center on Monday February 4, 2008; Sterling Austin Clark in his 79th year, Loving husband of Joyce (nee Graham). Father of Lillian (Alfred) Hutchins, Margaret (Roger) Freeman, and Graham (Carolyn) Clark. Brother of Aubrey (Noreen) Clark, Duane (Joyce) Clark and Carolyn (Darrell) Moran. Also missed by 19 grandchildren and one great grandchild, as well as many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a brother Earl. Pastor Clark was a faithful man of God who served as a missionary overseas and in several churches. Lately he edited several publications and authored a number of books. Family and friends will be received at THOMPSON-MOTT FUNERAL HOME Thursday February 7, 2008 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service will be held from the Boston Baptist Church on Friday February 8 at 2 pm. Rev. Terry Anger and Rev. John Buchwald officiating. Interment Greenwood Cemetery. Donations would be appreciated to the Alzheimer Society.
STUPART, Margaret - Peacefully at the Stedman Community Hospice in Brantford on Tuesday February 5, 2008. Margaret Stupart in her 82nd year. Beloved wife of the late David (1998). Loving mother of Alan and his wife Doreen, Burlington, Cathy and her husband Paul Hastings, Brantford, and Ron and his wife Naomi, Aurora. Loving grandmother to Andrew, Robin, Michael (Jess), Melissa, Laura, Amanda, Cassandra, and Chloe. Pre-deceased by a grandson Sean. Great grandma to Connor. Dear sister of Betty and her husband Jack Moir, Markham, and David Drysdale and his wife Betty, Chesley. Margaret was a veteran of the Second World War having served in the Royal Air Force, W.A.F. as a radio operator. A private family service will be held at a later date. Cremation. Arrangements entrusted to the DENNIS TOLL FUNERAL HOME, 55 Charing Cross Street, Brantford.
Maria Van Staalduinen
van STAALDUINEN, Maria - Went to be with her Lord and Saviour on Monday, February 4, 2008, at Shalom Manor, Grimsby, in her 83rd year. Cherished sister of Elisabeth Kuyvenhoven of the Netherlands. Also missed by sisters-in-law Metta van Staalduinen, Jo van Staalduinen and nephews and nieces Len (Rena), Wilma, Stuart (Liz), Clarence (Tina) and family and friends in the Netherlands. Predeceased by brothers Klaas, Mathis and sister Nel and brothers-in-law Henk Kuyvenhoven and Wim Kuyvenhoven. Visitation at STONEHOUSE-WHITCOMB FUNERAL HOME, 11 Mountain Street, Grimsby (905-945-2755) on Friday, February 8, 2008 from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the Funeral Service at 1:30 p.m. Burial at Mountain Cemetery, Grimsby.
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. She was a long-time friend and companion of Gord Whitman of North Bay. 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, today, 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
Kevin Barry Holden
HOLDEN, Kevin Barry - At North Bay General Hospital, Scollard Site, Sunday, February 3, 2008 in his 58th year. Dear brother of Jeanie Holden and Michele Wallace (Creth). Lovingly remembered by nieces, nephews, cousins and best friends Angie and Jim Morrow . Kevin was recently retired from Tembec and will be sadly missed by his many friends. Predeceased by his parents Kathleen and Maurice Holden. Cremation at Forest Lawn Crematorium. Memorial visitation at the McGUINTY FUNERAL HOME, Saturday from 10:00 a.m. till time of service in the Funeral Home Chapel, at 11:15 a.m. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Kidney Foundation.
Margaret Rubena Kiehna
KIEHNA, Margaret Rubena - Margaret Rubena Kiehna (Boyes) passed away peacefully at the Temiskaming Lodge, Haileybury ON, on Sunday, February 03, 2008 in her 99th year. She was pre- deceased by her husband Herbert of 63 years, in June 2000, and her brother Roy in 2005. She is survived by her loving daughters Doris Cole (George), North Bay, Judith Brownlee (Arnold), Englehart and Margaret Tibbles (Don), Port Perry. Rubena was the loving grandmother of 10 and great grandmother of 16. Born in Toronto May 25, 1909 to James and Sophia (Buck) Boyes. The family moved to Northern Ontario when she was 3 years old. A victim of polio, she refused to let that prevent her from living her life to the fullest. She was one of the oldest survivors of that disease. Rubena will be remembered as a wonderful wife, mother, educator, seamstress, organist, friend and active member of the communities where she lived. The date of the service is incomplete at this time. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to McDONALD FUNERAL HOME, Englehart.