MARTINDALE, Grace 'June'
At Marianhill Nursing Home, Pembroke on Thursday, March 27, 2008. June Martindale age 80 years. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth Martindale. Loving mother of Kevin Martindale and his wife Cathy of Pembroke and Harold Martindale of Peterborough. Cherished grandmother of Kevyn, Daniel and Aspen Martindale. Predeceased by a daughter Susan Pepper and a brother Fred Baker. By request there will be no visitation. Cremation. A Memorial Service will be conducted in the Chapel of the Valley Funeral Home, Deep River on Friday, April 4th at 1:30 p.m. Interment of cremated remains at a later date. In memoriam donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully appreciated.
PLOURDE, James (Jim)
September 4, 1944 - September 16, 2008.
With his loving wife by his side, Jim passed away Tuesday after a courageous battle with cancer. Jim is predeceased by father Gerald, brothers Ron and Fred, sister Lucy and much beloved daughter Shelley. Jim leaves behind to mourn his loss - his wife Gloria, his mother Bertha, his brother Rolly (Pat) of Elliot Lake, his darling daughter Tammy (Stacey), his son-in-law John, his much loved grandchildren Ashley, Jamie, Jordan and Justin, his step-children Kelly, David, Tracy, Susan, Kathleen and dear friends and family Dianne (Parker) Gratto, Ben (Joyce) Lukus, Darlene (Johne) Raditsas, Eileen (Murray) James, Pauline (Dennis) Craggs, Edith Ouellette, Ed (Betty Lukus, Gib (Donna) Lukus and many loving nieces and nephews. At Jim's request, cremation was immediate and handled by Families First Funeral Home in Windsor. Donations to Hospice, Windsor would be appreciated. You can go on-line FamiliesFirst.ca to share memories or to make a donation. A celebration of Jim's life will take place in Kingston on Sat. Sept. 27th.
PAYER, Fern Edith
Passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on Monday, September 15, 2008 in her 83rd year.
Fern Payer (nee Yourth) of Deep River, wife of the late O.J. (Jack) Payer and by first marriage the late Edward Wegner. Dear mother of Sharon Nieman (husband Glen), Kitchener; Joan Blimkie (husband Kevin), Deep River; and Marilyn Wegner (Ken Cooper), Kingston. Stepmother to Pierre Payer (wife Trudy), Dartmouth, Nova Scotia; Bev Bateman (husband Jim), Marmora; Fred Payer, Guelph; Louise Mottershall (husband Bill), Bradford; David Payer (wife Colleen), Deep River; and Paul Payer (wife Rose), Marmora. Grandmother of Sandra, Vicki, Melissa, Melinda, Mitchell, Dale, Scott, David, Amy, Michael, Elizabeth, Jeremy, and Chris. Great-grandmother of Jesse, Cody, Dylan, Scottie, Bradley, Brandon, Ashley, Ryan, Mitchell, and Cassie. Predeceased by granddaughters Ginger & Melanie. Sister of Nelson Yourth, Golden Lake; Jean Panke (husband Burt), Ottawa; and Harold Yourth (wife Elaine), Golden Lake. Predeceased by brother Neale Yourth and sister Marion Murray. Daughter of the late Daniel & Lydia Yourth (nee Coal). Survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Rested at the Valley Funeral Home, Deep River on Wednesday from 2-4:00 & 7-9:00 p.m. Funeral Service was held in Faith Lutheran Church on Thursday, September 18, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. Interment in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Chalk River. (In lieu of flowers donations to the Canadian Diabetes Foundation, The Arthritis Society or the Canadian Liver Foundation would be appreciated) Arrangements by the Malcolm, Deavitt & Binhammer Funeral Home, Pembroke. Online condolences and donations are available at www.malcolmanddeavitt.com
HASBANI, Doreen Mae (nee Heath)
On Tuesday, September 9th, 2008, Doreen Mae Hasbani (nee Heath), retired nurse, Montfort Hospital, passed away at the age of 62. Doreen will be dearly missed by her husband Sam, and children, Victoria and Mark (Annie). Doreen especially embraced her moments with the light of her life, her granddaughter, Olivia, and was comforted by thoughts of becoming a full-time Baba. She will also be missed by her cousins, Bonnie Douglass, her "older sister by 4 years!", and Joe Villeneuve. Her nieces, nephews and other family and many friends will always remember her loving nature and feisty personality. Many thanks to Dr. Gertler, Ottawa General Hospital, and all the angels from the Cancer Clinic and 5 East who made her final steps on her journey comfortable and peaceful ones. Those who so desire may make memorial donations in memory of Doreen to Breast Cancer Action Ottawa, 739A Ridgewood Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario K1V 6M8.
DAYNARD, Kenneth (Ken) Gladwyn
Born St. Joseph's Island, ON - December 13, 1925. Veteran WWII, Royal Winnipeg Rifles Regiment, Member Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 436, Deep River, ON
At Deep River Hospital on Wednesday, September 3, 2008, Ken Daynard, age 82 years. Beloved husband of Shirley Daynard and the late Gertrude Daynard (nee Finucan). Loved Father of Marilyn (Robert Gervais), Carolyn (Bob McLaren) and Karl (Becky). Dear brother of Hazel (Cal Lamming). Will be deeply missed by extended family Colleen, Linda, Wendy, Robert, Sharon and Tom and families. Cherished Grandfather/Papa of Rob (Julie-Anne), Clinton, Tara, Dustin, Miranda and Brandon and proud Great-Grandfather of Kalen Kenneth McLaren. Our heartfelt thanks to Dr. Bushby and all the staff at the Deep River Hospital for their caring and concern. Friends called at Grant Brown Funeral Home, Purcell Chapel, Spencerville, ON on Monday, September 8, 2008 from 2 to 4 and 4 to 9 p.m. Funeral service was held at St. Theresa's Church, North Augusta, ON on Tuesday, September 9, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. Interment at St. Theresa's Cemetery, Throoptown, ON. Those who wish may make memorial donations to Canadian Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation or Canadian Diabetes Association. For condolences and on-line guest book please visit: www.grantbrownfuneralhome.com
PAQUETTE, Oliver Earl
Retired: Atomic Energy of Canada (1972-2005) -
At Deep River and District Hospital on Friday, August 22, 2008, Oliver Paquette age 62 years. Beloved husband of the late Rhea Paquette (nee Buckwald). Loving father of Virgil Paquette and his wife Rachel of Deep River and Yvonne Paquette (Roger Meilleur) of Chalk River. Cherished grandfather of Adara, Tyler and Tori-Lynn Paquette. Dear brother of Ray Paquette and his wife Norma of Cobalt; Arthur Paquette and his wife Darlene of Ottawa and Dale Jobidon and her husband Jessie of Milton. Predeceased by a son Wyatt Paquette, two brothers Alex and Wayne Paquette and a sister Linda Lusty and a grandchild Kaya Paquette. Also survived by several nieces and nephews and brothers and sister-in-law. Friends called at the Valley Funeral Home, Deep River on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral service was conducted in the Chapel on Monday at 11 am, followed by cremation. Burial of cremated remains will be in the St. Anthony Parish Cemetery, Chalk River at a later date. In memoriam donations to the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals would be gratefully appreciated.
PAQUETTE, Oliver Earl
Retired: Atomic Energy of Canada (1972-2005) -
At Deep River and District Hospital on Friday, August 22, 2008, Oliver Paquette age 62 years. Beloved husband of the late Rhea Paquette (nee Buckwald). Loving father of Virgil Paquette and his wife Rachel of Deep River and Yvonne Paquette (Roger Meilleur) of Chalk River. Cherished grandfather of Adam, Tyler and Tori-Lynn Paquette. Dear brother of Ray Paquette and his wife Norma of Cobalt; Arthur Paquette and his wife Darlene of Ottawa and Dale Jobidon and her husband Jessie of Milton. Predeceased by a son Wyatt Paquette, two brothers Alex and Wayne Paquette and a sister Linda Lusty. Also survived by several nieces and nephews and brothers and sister-in-law. Friends called at the Valley Funeral Home, Deep River on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral service was conducted in the Chapel on Monday at 11 am, followed by cremation. Burial of cremated remains will be in the St. Anthony Parish Cemetery, Chalk River at a later date. In memoriam donations to the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals would be gratefully appreciated.
VALLIQUETTE, Robert Joseph
Suddenly; at Ottawa on Tuesday, September 2, 2008. Robert Valliquette age 46 years. Beloved son of Wayne and Zita Valliquette of Deep River. Dear brother of Brian Valliquette (Noelle) of Newcastle, Michael Valliquette of Ottawa, Diane Cartier of Orleans, Patricia Valliquette of Pembroke and Catherine Godsmark and her husband Fred of Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Cherished uncle of Paul, George and Rachael. By request there will be no visitation. Mass of Christian burial was celebrated in Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, Deep River on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Followed by Cremation. In memoriam donations to the Deep River and District Hospital Foundation would be gratefully appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Valley Funeral Home, Deep River.
ROBERTSON, May Louise (nee McBride)
Passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 7, 2008 at the Queensway Carleton Hospital, after a long and happy life. Beloved wife of Tom for 63 years. Devoted mother of Ann, Shirley Farquhar (John), Barry (Christine), and Nancy (Tim Stewart). Cherished grandmother of Chris (Sonia), Joel (Monica), and Melanie Farquhar and Jeffrey Robertson and great grandmother of Matthew, Chloe and Jacob. Loving sister of Vic McBride. Will be greatly missed by sisters and brothers-in-law, many nieces and nephews, as well as many friends, members of ONAC, fellow volunteers at the Queensway Carleton Hospital, and members of Bells Corners United Church. May served in the WAAF during WWII. She lived in Deep River from 1946-1976, where she was a founding member of the Deep River Players. After moving to Ottawa in 1976, she continued to be an active member of the community and made many new and lasting friendships. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore and Baseline Road), Nepean, on Wednesday September 10, 2008 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at Bells Corners United Church on Thursday at 1 p.m. Heartfelt gratitude to the nursing and medical staff of the Emergency Department and I.C.U of the Queensway Carleton Hospital for their exceptional and compassionate care. For those who wish, donations may be made to the Queensway Carleton Hospital Foundation, or the Ottawa Heart Institute.
DICKENS, James Fredrick
Owner - Dickens Insurance Agency, State Farm
At the Deep River and District Hospital on Thursday, August 28, 2008. Jim Dickens age 65 years. Survived by his wife Judy Dickens of Deep River, and daughters Tracy and son-in-law Mike Rumble of Aurora, and Lori and son-in-law Dan King of Minnesota. Cherished grandfather of Daniel, Ryan and Andrew King. Dear brother of Pat (Bill Eatock) of Surrey; B.C., and Diane (Marjon Jereb) of Kelowna, B.C. Also survived by a sister-in-law Gwen (Jan Macland) of Vernon, B.C., and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Jim and Audrey Dickens of Kimberley, B.C., and a grandson Michael Rumble Jr. By request there will be no visitation. Cremation. A Memorial Service was conducted in St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Deep River on Tuesday, September 2 at 11:00 A.M. Interment of cremated remains will be in the Kimberley, B.C. Cemetery (at a later date). In memoriam donations to the Palliative Care Unit of the Deep River and District Hospital would be gratefully appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Valley Funeral Home, Deep River.
MADORE, Lois Elda
At the Deep River and District Hospital on Friday, August 29, 2008. Lois Madore age 79 years. Beloved wife of the late Clarence Madore. Loving mother of Linda Madore of Deep River. Cherished grandmother of David Madore. Dear sister of Bill Wood and his wife Rita of Winchester. Predeceased by two brothers Tim and Bob Wood and a sister Inez Desjardins. By request there will be no visitation. Cremation. A Memorial Service will be conducted in the Chapel of the Valley Funeral Home, Deep River on Wednesday, September 3 at 11:00 a.m. In memoriam donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully appreciated.
STEWART, James 'Carson'
Suddenly, at Deep River on Saturday, August 23, 2008. Carson Stewart age 88 years. Beloved husband of Mazie Stewart (nee: Bowes). Loving father of Jill Kean and her husband Sydney of Ajax, Sharon Kean and her husband Keith and Shirley Stewart-Broome and her husband Bruce all of Deep River. Cherished grandfather of Sheldon, Trevor, Terry and Wendy Kean, Jessica, Jason, Jared, Jordon and Jonah Charbonneau and six great-grandchildren. Predeceased by a son Ronald Stewart, a brother Ken Stewart and a sister Margaret Johnson. Friends called at the Valley Funeral Home, Deep River on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service was conducted in the Chapel on Monday at 2:00 p.m. Interment Deep River Community Cemetery. In memorian donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Point Alexander Church would be gratefully appreciated.
Yvonne, 'Mamas' or 'Grandma far away' as she was lovingly called by her grandchildren, passed away on August 2, 2008, at the age of 69 years. Yvonne was born on October 5, 1938 in Orillia, Ontario. Growing up in Deep River she graduated from Mackenzie High School, then attended vocational studies in Pembroke. On July 5, 1958 she was married to Stanley Brownlee in Deep River. They moved around while working for Ontario Hydro, finally settling in Whitby, Ontario in 1979. Yvonne's working career was spent with Ontario Hyro until retiring in 1993. In 1998 Yvonne and Stan moved to Westbank, British Columbia. She lived in the beautiful adult community "The Pointe", where she was an active member of the community. Surviving are her son, Kevin (Alisa): grandchildren, Keaton and Rylan of Kelowna, British Columbia; son, Craig (Darla): grandchildren, Carter, Cooper and Jack of Brooklin, Ontario and Sister Beatty (Scotty) Andrews of Port Elgin, Ontario and her many dear friends and family. She was predeceased by her husband, Stanley, her parents Louis and Ethel, and her three brothers Louis Jr. Ian and Rae. We would like to thank the staff of the Community Palliative Care Program and her sister Beatty and brother in-law, Scotty for making our Mom's home theirs for the last three months. They cared for our Mother and helped to fulfill her wishes of staying at home in her final days. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Durham Regional Cancer Centre. Arrangements entrusted to Mount Lawn Reception Centre, 905-443-3376. "It is not good-bye; it is so long, I will be seeing you later!" (Bill Lawrence)
MATTHEWS, A. Lorraine
At the Deep River and District Hospital, on Monday, August 4, 2008. Lorraine Matthews age 83 years. Beloved wife of the late Norris (Eddie) Matthews, and the late Donald Cotton by first marriage. Loving mother of Larry Cotton (Monique) of Lanark, Linda Bokwa and her husband Stan of Deep River, and Carol Mooney and her husband Mike of Arnprior. Cherished grandmother of Matthew and David Cotton, Kyla Cotton (Mike Mazzo), Lori Bokwa, Lisa Cummings- Bokwa (Tyler Cummings), Joanne Mooney and Ruby Donaldson (Stephen Donaldson) and two great-grandchildren Sofia Cummings - Bokwa and Isabella Donaldson. Also survived by a sister Doris Wheeler of St. Charles, Illinois. Predeceased by a brother George Annen, and two sisters Irene Casey and Anita Hudson. By request there was no visitation. Cremation. A family gathering was celebrated at the home of Mrs. Linda Bokwa (12 LeCaron St., Deep River) on Saturday, August 9 from 3:00 to 7:00 P.M. In memoriam donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Valley Funeral Home, Deep River.