Burtwistle, William John
Date of Death: June 28th 2003
Burtwistle, William John At Summit Place on Saturday, June 28, 2003. William “Bill” Burtwistle of Owen Sound in his 87th year. Husband of the late Mary (nee Crawford). Loved father of Alice and her husband Barry Hatt, Lorna and her husband Sheldon Casemore and Patricia Burtwistle all of Owen Sound, John and his wife Barb of B.C. and Jim and his wife Carol of London. Sadly missed by nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Predeceased by ten brothers and sisters. Friends are invited to the Tannahill Funeral Home for visiting on Monday evening from 7-9 p.m. A private family graveside service will be held with Dr. Brad Clark officiating. Interment, Hillcrest Cemetery, Tara. Memorial donations to the G.B.R.H.C. Foundation or the Royal Canadian Legion Br. No. 6 would be appreciated. Messages of condolence are welcome at www.tannahill.com. Members of the Royal Canadian Legion Br. No. 6 will hold a memorial service at the funeral home on Monday evening at 7 o’clock.
Chalmers, Joyce Lillian
Date of Death: June 27th 2003
Chalmers, Joyce Lillian At Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound on Friday, June 27, 2003. Joyce Chalmers (nee Brewer) of Owen Sound in her 73rd year. Beloved wife of John Chalmers. Dear mother of Rob and his wife Helen of Balmy Beach and Stephen and his wife Joanne of Brampton. Sadly missed by four grandchildren Rob, Tara, Michael and Stephanie. Also survived by two sisters Dorothy (Dot) Merrow of Barrie, Jean Knight of Hereford, England and a brother Allan Brewer of the U.K. A private family service has been held. Memorial donations to the G.B.R.H.C. Foundation would be appreciated and may be made through the Tannahill Funeral Home 376-3710.
de Laplante, Margaret
Date of Death: May 17th 2003
de Laplante, Margaret Peacefully at her home and surrounded by her family on Saturday, May 17, 2003. Beloved wife of Ed de Laplante and devoted mother to Neil and Julie. Dearly loved by her mother Evelyn and the late Raymond Sims of Toronto, her sister Kathleen and her husband Ian Matheson of Canmore, Alberta and her brother John Sims of Pickering. Sadly missed by Ed’s sister Mary and her husband Bryne Verhaeghe of Winnipeg, Manitoba and by her father-in-law Gerard of Peterborough. Much loved Aunt to Molly and Ben Matheson, Eryn, Rebecca and Trevor Sims and Jim, Diana and Amanda Verhaeghe. Friends are invited to the Tannahill Funeral Home for visiting on Tuesday from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Church on Wednesday, May 21st at 10:00 a.m. Interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorial donations to West Hill Secondary School’s Cops for Cancer Campaign. Parish prayers will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday evening at 8:30 p.m.
Date of Death: July 19th 2003
Donaghey, Steven Peacefully at Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound. Steven Joseph Donaghey, age 39, left this world a better place on July 19, 2003. Dearest husband and soul mate of Deb, loving father of Joe and Zach. Beloved son of Diane and her husband Jim Arthurs of London, Brian Donaghey and his wife Rosemarie of Owen Sound, Barbara Hilling of England and the late Frederick Hilling. Much loved brother of Jane, Debbie, Tim, Leah, Sarah and Joanne and Mike. Dear brother in law of Carol, David, Paul and Clyde. Special uncle to Dagen, Niall, Keast and Navrin of Lucan, Kyenne and Indica of London and Scott and Adam of England. Steve was the coach of his sons’ soccer teams and he served on the Board of Directors and the advertising committee of the Owen Sound Farmers Market. Steve touched so many hearts with his gentle ways and easy smile. He left us far too soon and will be forever missed by his family friends and all who had the good fortune of knowing him. Steve, Deb, Joe and Zach moved to Oxenden to be closer to family and to fulfill their dream of having their own business, Canterbury ’s Soapworks. It would have been Steve’s wish for the business to continue and with the help of Steve’s spirit, Deb, Joe and Zach will fulfill his wish. Friends are invited to the Tannahill Funeral Home (376-3710) for visiting on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Wednesday morning at 11 o’clock. Interment, Oxenden Cemetery. Steve’s family will plant a tree in his memory at his beloved home in Oxenden. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Gendron, Stella Violet
Date of Death: April 21st 2003
Gendron, Stella Violet With her family at her side, at Grey Bruce Health Services in Owen Sound on Monday, April 21, 2003. Stella Gendron (nee Whitehead) of Owen Sound in her 91st year. Wife of the late Raymond Gendron. Dear mother of Andrée and her husband Michael Burns of Hepworth, Nicky Carnahan and Rene Gendron and his wife Julie all of Owen Sound. Lovingly remembered by eight grandchildren Michael, Kerry, Nicole, Andre, Lee Anne, Stacy, Camille and Danielle and eight great-grandchildren. Friends are invited to the Tannahill Funeral Home for visiting on Friday evening from 7-9 p.m. A celebration of life service will be held in the chapel on Saturday morning at 11 o’clock with Dr. Brad Clark officiating. Interment at Greenwood Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy the family would appreciate memorial donations to the Lung Association or the charity of your choice.
Harper, Charles James Kitchener
Date of Death: April 4th 2003
Harper, Charles James Kitchener (Veteran of World War II serving in the 48th Highlanders of Canada and the Ontario Regiment. Member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #6, Owen Sound and former member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #10, Toronto.) At Summit Place Nursing Home in Owen Sound on Friday, April 4, 2003. Charles James “Jim” Harper of Owen Sound and formerly of Toronto in his 88th year. Dear father of Michele and her husband Barry Johns of Chatsworth. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren, Jim Arthur and his fiancée Vanessa Legacy, Matt Arthur and his wife Sandy and Jessica Arthur. Great grandfather of C.J. Arthur and Mackenzie Arthur. Uncle of Richard Harper and his wife Ann of Leith and their families, and Linda and her husband John Tremblatt of London and their families. Predeceased by his sisters Pauline and Helen and his brothers John (Jack), Edward and George. A memorial service will be held at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, the family would appreciate memorial donations to the Lung Association, which may be placed through the Tannahill Funeral Home, 1178 4th Avenue, West, Owen Sound, Ontario. N4K 4W5 (519-376-3710 or www.tannahill.com).
Jorgensen, Alfred Kenneth
Date of Death: May 23rd 2003
Jorgensen, Alfred Kenneth “Ken” At Grey Bruce Health Services on Friday, May 23, 2003. Ken Jorgensen of Owen Sound in his 68th year. Beloved son of the late Palle Anthon Louis and Martha (nee Christianson) Jorgensen. Survived by several relatives in Denmark, California, Ontario, Manitoba and Alberta. Friends are invited to the Tannahill Funeral Home (376-3710) for visiting on Tuesday morning May 27, 2003 from 10 o’clock until service time. A memorial service will be conducted in the chapel at 11 o’clock with Dr. Brad Clark officiating. Interment, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Special Activities Fund at Second Avenue Lodge, Owen Sound would be appreciated.
Date of Death: July 5th 2003
Karn, Mabel At Grey Bruce Health Services in Owen Sound on Saturday, July 5, 2003. Mabel Lillian Karn (nee Smith) of Owen Sound in her 87th year. Wife of the late George Karn. Dear mother of William Karn and his wife Ruth of Dundalk, Joan and her husband Ted Eldred and Shirley and her husband Ron Sword all of Owen Sound. Lovingly remembered by ten grandchildren and nineteen great-grandchildren. Predeceased by three brothers and four sisters. Friends are invited to the Tannahill Funeral Home for visiting on Sunday evening from 7 – 9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Monday, July 7th at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. David Shearman officiating. Interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Georgian Bluffs. As expressions of sympathy, the family would appreciate memorial donations to the charity of your choice.