Skinkle JeanSKINKLE, Jean Ann - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Jean Skinkle on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at QHC-Belleville General Hospital at age 84, with her family by her side.

Jean was a lifelong resident of Belleville. She was married to her loving husband Garnet for 66 years.

Jean will be sadly missed by her children: daughter; Josephine Boardman (husband Steve); son Jim Skinkle (wife Diane); and daughter Judith McLeod (husband Terry), her lovng grandchildren; Erika and Casey Rodgers; Katie and Sean Begley; Brent and Allison Boardman; Chad and Kelley Skinkle; and Cory and Kristen Skinkle.


BANFILL, Ross Lary - At the Westgate Lodge Belleville on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 in his 84th year.

Son of the late Myrtle and William Banfill.

Beloved husband of 60 years to Elizabeth Fostina Rodgers.

Ever remembered by siblings Carl Banfill (late Adelaide), Willa Innis (late Frank), several nieces and nephews.


KING, George Peter “Poncho” - At his residence in Marmora on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 in his 60th year.

George will be sadly missed & fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews & many friends.

There will be no visitation or service. Cremation has taken place.



KING, George Peter “Poncho”  - At his residence in Marmora on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 in his 60th year.

George will be sadly missed & fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews & many friends.


Way EdWAY, Edward James - Retired Deloro Stellite & Steven Adamson (Foundry Manager) - Passed away atBelleville on Monday, December 18, 2017.

Loving husband of Freda Way (nee Jeffs).

Beloved father of Linda Steveson (Bill), Louanne Melburn (Leonard) and James Way (Shelly).

Proud grandfather to Jason (Jamie), John (Vicki), Jill (Jeff), Tim (Samantha), Joshua, Nikki, Breanna and great grandfather to Chelsea, Jaxson and Alexander.


YANDT, Wilma Leanne - Peacefully at Kentwood Park on Monday, December 18, 2017. Of Picton, at the age of 61.

Beloved daughter of the late William and Marguerite (Hubbs) Yandt.

Loved sister of Colleen (Bill) McKenzie of Picton, Murray (Thelma) Yandt of Rossmore and Blaine (Connie) Yandt of Saskatoon. 

Dear aunt of Douglas, Kelly, Christina, David, Tobi, Wilson and Riki.


Cowan SallyCOWAN, Sally Jane - Passed away at the Belleville General Hospital on Monday, December 18, 2017 at the age of 59 years.

Beloved wife to Michael Cowan of Trenton for 39 years.

Dear mother to Morgan Sinclair (Matt), Victoria Nelson (Kevin) and Joe Cowan (Steph).

Proud Nana to Marissa, Alexander, Anthony, Claire and Emilia.


Mark RobertMARK, Robert  - October 5, 1933 - December 18, 2017

Suddenly at Belleville General Hospital, with his son Gord and daughter-in-law Margaret at his side, on Monday December 18th, 2017.

Bob Mark, of The County, formerly of Scarborough, at the age of 84.

Papa Bob of Katie, Krystal and Kyle and great-grandpa of Braydon, Kaylee, Chelsea and Emma.


McConney NoelMCCONNEY, Noel John - Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday December 17, 2017 in his 89th year.

Loving husband of Joan nee Ray.

Cherished father of Tony & his partner Marcy and Lee Bertrand & her husband Michael.

Noel is survived by his sister Monica Hunt & her husband Bill McEwan.


Kent JayKENT, George Jay Archie - Peacefully at Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital, surrounded by his loving family, on Sunday December 17, 2017.

Jay Kent, of Sheba’s Island, at the age of 82.

Beloved husband of Alice for fifty years.

Loved dad of Leanne and her husband Andrew Hammond of Thorold and Scott and his wife Audra of Belleville and proud grandpa of Drew, Alicia, Brodie and Anna.


Brant LeshaBRANT, Olive ‘Lisha’ (Purple Acres) - Passed away peacefully at the Lennox & Addington Hospital in Napanee on Sunday, December 17, 2017 in her 86th year. 

Loving wife of the late Carl Brant. 

Daughter of the late Levi and Hazel Green. 

Cherished mother of Wanda Martin (Dennis). 


Van Buren BrendaVAN BUREN, Brenda - Passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at the age of 59.

Beloved wife of Mark Van Buren for 35 beautiful years.

Loving Mom of Matt Van Buren.

Cherished sister of Phillip his wife Lorraine, Ken his wife Lise, Peggy, Priscilla her husband Alex, Anne her husband Larry, Pete his wife May, Ted, Betsy and the late Andy.


NEWITT, Ethel May - Entered into rest at the QHC Belleville General Hospital on Sunday, December 17, 2017 in her 90th year.

Daughter of the late Spurgeon and Pearl Dyment.

Beloved wife of the late John Henry Newitt.

Loving mother of Thomas Newitt (Kathryn) of Mount Albert and James Newitt of Marysville.


Mask MargoMASK, Margo Elaine - Peacefully, at the Valley Manor, Barry’s Bay, on Saturday, December 16, 2017. 

Margo Mask, age 67, of Barry’s Bay, formerly of Whitney, was the daughter of the late Roderick and Susan (Cenzura) Mask of Whitney. 

Predeceased by her brother Douglas Mask. 

Niece of Lucy Murdock and Monda Emon of Whitney. 


Chapman CarolCHAPMAN, Dorothy “Carol” (nee Carson) - It is with great sadness and heavy hearts we announce the passing of Carol Chapman surrounded by family at the Kingston General Hospital on Saturday, December 16, 2017, in her 63rd year.

Daughter of Erma Carson and the late Lorne Carson.

Beloved wife to Steve Chapman.

Loving sister to Bob Carson (Erma), Brian Carson (Donna), Bill Carson (Donna), and Rick Carson (Jodi).


Cooper Cassibo AmyCOOPER-CASSIBO, Amy Noelle - Passed away peacefully on Saturday December 16, 2017 at the age of 42.

Amy will be forever remembered by her husband of twenty years Jerry, her children Brandon, Chineeka and Justin, her furbabies Daisy, Stinkerbella and Betsy Boo, her parents Layton and Eleanor Cooper, her sister Julie and by her grandchildren.

Long known for her fierce mind, brave spirit and sense of humour, Amy's greatest passion was family and friends.


Lawrenson Fox HildaLAWRENSON-FOX, Hilda Marie (nee Boldrick) - Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 in her 93rd year at Moira Place nursing home in Tweed, Ont.

Hilda was raised in Thurlow on the family farm and after she married Raymond Lawrenson, moved to Belleville where she raised her family. She moved to Frankford with her second husband Gerald Fox and after his passing moved back to Belleville.

Hilda was the beloved daughter of the late William and Alma Boldrick (nee Johnson).


JOHNSON, Darlene - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Darlene Johnson on Friday, December 15th, 2017, in her 69th year.

Survived by loving partner Brian McGaffney.


Palmer SusanPALMER, Susan Pearl - Surrounded by her family, at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre, Peterborough, on Friday, December 15, 2017.

Susan (Quackenbush) Palmer, age 73 of Norwood, formerly of Highland Grove, was the beloved wife of the late Robert Norman Palmer (2017). 

Loving mother of Barbara (Ken), Bill (Tammy), Corrina (Peter), Peggy (Julio), Tom (Anne) and George (Shannon). 

Much loved grandma to many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 


Cheverie BillCHEVERIE, John William "Bill" - (Retired WO - CAF) - Passed away surrounded by his loving family on Friday December 15, 2017 in his 83rd year.

Loving husband of Toora Cheverie.

Cherished father of Susan Wilson & her husband Rick, Janice Deutschmann & her husband Rob and Karen Finner & her husband Chris.

Grandpa will be missed by Robert, Samantha, Erika, Ariel, Kelsey, Wesley and Chloe.


Armstrong RussARMSTRONG, Russell - At Kingston General Hospital, as a result of an accident, on Friday December 15th, 2017.

Russell Armstrong of Picton, at the age of 75.

Russell will be sadly missed by his family, Judy White of Wellington, Jenny Leigh and her husband Steve Purtelle of Picton and their children Drexel and Georgia Purtelle.

Russell will be missed by his many friends.


BURKE, Joseph Isaac - Passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, December 15, 2017 in his 91st year.

Joe was born in Belleville on September 16th, 1927.

He was a well known local businessman and owned and operated Joe Burke Men's Apparel for 54 years.

He is sadly missed by his loving wife Ethel, by their two daughters, family members and many dear friends.


DRYDEN, Roger Allan – It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Roger Allan Dryden of Stirling at home on Friday December 15, 2017, in his 52nd year.

Beloved son of Allan and Nancy Dryden of Stirling.

Loved by his sister Suzanne Dryden of Ottawa.

Roger was a long haul trucker all across Canada for over 30 years.


Vandermeer MargVAN DER MEER, Grietje “Margaret” (nee Geertsma) - Peacefully at Stirling Manor, with her family at her side, on Friday, December 15, 2017 in her 98th year. 

Wife of the late Sieger van der Meer. 

Daughter of the late Hepke and Jantje Geertsma.

Loving mother of Arnold Harold Vandermeer (Sue) of Foxboro, Harold (Bea) Vandermeer of Ottawa, Jenny Vandermeer of Orono, and Ann (Jim) Burkholder of Uxbridge. 


Osmond ScottOSMOND, Scott Allan - Passed away on Thursday, December 14, 2017.

Beloved companion of Suzanna.

Loving father of Tyler, James and Tara.

Dear brother of Debbie, Brad & Holly and Lee & Sherry.

Loving son of Yvonne and the late Fred.


Chamberlain WallyCHAMBERLAIN, Wally - After a courageous battle with cancer passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family at Belleville General Hospital on Thursday, December 14, 2017 in his 64th year.

Son of the late Laura and Bernard Chamberlain.

Beloved husband of 42 years to Sandra Ann Roy.

Dear father of Sabrina Parks (Andrew) and Kimberley Sheridan (Eoin). Beloved Papa to Madelaine and Jacob Parks and Bridget Sheridan.