Shillington BillSHILLINGTON, William 'Bill' Robert - Of Trenton, following a brief illness, passed away in his 84th year at Belleville General Hospital, with his loving wife at his side and his family close-by, on April 11, 2017.

Bill was the son of the late Jack Bernie Shillington of London and Mary Agnes (Mayme) Horan of Prescott.

Bill is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Margaret “Maggie” Anne, his sons Brian (Trudy) of Frankford, Paul of Trenton and Gary of Trenton and daughter Brenda Jean (Kurt) of Toronto, grandchildren, Tara, Tabitha, Mark, Daphne, Sierra, Austin, Michael, Connor, Elizabeth, Zachary and five great-grandchildren.

He is also survived by his sister Barbara Amos of Kitchener and his brother John of St. Catharines.


JOHNSTON, John Paul 'Brian' - 1944-2017 - Peacefully in Toronto, at the age of 73, less than two months after being diagnosed with cancer.

Survived by his wife, Araminta Wordsworth, and their children Robin and Caitlin Wordsworth; his first wife, Stephanie Burke, and their children Devan (Alyssa) and Derek Johnston, and grandson Henry; and siblings Kevin Johnston (Claire Boulee) and Janeen DesRochers (Michel) and their families.

Brian Johnston was born on Feb. 4, 1944, in Midland, Ont., the oldest child of John Francis Johnston and Kathleen (nee Cassidy).


HUNTER, Beverly Ann (Alyea) - August 20th, 1939 - April 10th, 2017.

Passed away in Picton on Monday, April 10, 2017.

Cremation has taken place.

Services will be held at a later date.




Mitchell MyrtleMITCHELL, Myrtle Mary - Suddenly with her family by her side at Kingston General Hospital on Monday April 10, 2017.

Myrtle Mitchell of Greenbush at the age of 77.

Dear mother of Kim Clarke and her husband Allan of Perth, ON.

Dear sister of Shirley Armstrong, Dorothy Bongard, Beverley McKinley, Audrey O’Neill and the late Donna Wood, Doris Trumble, June Miller and Morris Wood.


Vogt AdrianusVOGT, Adrianus Martinus - At the Belleville General Hospital on Sunday, April 9, 2017 in his 89th year.

Son of the late Theodora and Adrianus Vogt.

Beloved husband of Jacoba "Coba" Scheepmaker.

Dear father of Martin Vogt (Lori) and Paul Vogt (Laurie).

Predeceased by sisters Dora, Nel and Tini.


Kovacs SandorKOVACS, Sandor - Suddenly at Kingston General Hospital with his family by his side on Sunday, April 9, 2017 in his 84th year.

Beloved husband of the late Anna Kovacs.

Loving father of Andrea Kovacs (Chris Golden) and Szilvia Lucas.

Loved by his 4 grandchildren; Taylor-Anne Turner, David Turner, Jessica Murphy and Adam Murphy.


CULMER, Charles Henry - Suddenly at Belleville General Hospital on Sunday April 9, 2017.

Charlie Culmer, of Picton, at the age of 90.

Beloved husband for over seventy years of Barbara.

Loved father of Carole Black (Dennis) of Picton and David (Luana) of Sheba’s Island, grandpa of Kimberly (Stephen), Kristine and great-grandpa of Meghan, Akira, Brooklyn and Hallye.


Gray AlGRAY, James 'Al' - At the Kingston General Hospital, on Sunday, April 9, 2017. 

James Gray, of Belleville, in his 60th year. 

Son of the late Irvin & Margaret Gray. 

Loving Partner of Shawney Hurlburt.


Kearney JoanKEARNEY, Joan M. (nee Condette) - Of Belleville, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at the age of 82, on Sunday, April 9, 2017 at Kingston General Hospital.

Dear mother of Rick (Wendy) Kearney of Belleville and Jennifer Kearney of Whitby.

Beloved grandmother to many grandchildren; Lisa (Kris), Matthew, Sarah (Matt), Kirk, Holly Small, proud great grandmother to Emily, and loving aunt to Jerret (Christine) and Jordan Condette and Joel (Karen) Condette.

Joan is survived by her brother Joe (Jeanette) Condette and sister Barb (Ron) Hanson.


Collis GayCOLLIS, Ada Gay - Peacefully at H.J. McFarland Memorial Home, Picton on Tuesday, April 5, 2017, at the age of 70.

Beloved sister of Jeff Collis (Devon Coburn), predeceased by her mother and father, Hal and Aileen Collis.

Gay made everyone smile with her fun loving spirit.

She spent most of her working life teaching and playing golf in Toronto and moved to Picton after retirement where “Gaytor” will be missed by her many “buddies.”


Whiteford BarbWHITEFORD, Barbara Jean - Peacefully surrounded by her family at West Lake Terrace on Saturday April 8, 2017.

Barbara Whiteford, formerly of 42 Downes Avenue, Picton at the age of 92.

Daughter of the late Albert and Lilian Anderson.

Beloved wife of the late Gilbert.

Dear mother of Mary Everall (Late Ron) and her partner Brian Langabeer, Barb Norton (Elmer) of Fish Lake and the late James.


Reynolds JoyceREYNOLDS, Joyce Isabelle - Very Active Member in Eastminster United Church for many years, Belleville Choral Society and Order of the Eastern Star, passed away at her residence on Saturday April 8, 2017 in her 88th year.

Daughter of the late Lillian and Bert Trotter.

Beloved wife of the late Wellington John "Bill" Reynolds.

Dear mother of David Reynolds (Barb), Heather Reynolds (Dan Saikley) and Jane Babcock (Kevin).


Wood YvettaWOOD, Yvette Lynn (Colden) - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Yvette on Saturday, April 8, 2017, in her 78th year at EJ Mcquigge Lodge.

Predeceased by parents Thomas and Irene.

Survived by loving husband Donald.

Loving mother to Donna (Jim), Dianne (Wayne), Peter (Maureen), Michael (Cindy), and David.

Sister to Meribeth (John), and Carol (Fred).


Sheveluk RickSHEVELUK, Richard John - At his home R.R.#1 Roslin on Saturday April 8, 2017.

Rick Sheveluk in his 61st year. Son of the late Alex & Irene Sheveluk. 

Husband of Patricia (Ida). 

Brother of Roman Sheveluk, Toronto.

Brother in law of Wayne (Jeanette) Jarvie, Toronto & Chuck (Pat) Jarvie, Toronto.


KELLER, Ronald Basil (Bomber) - Of Belleville, entered into rest peacefully at Quinte Healthcare, Belleville General Hospital on Saturday April 8, 2017 in his 79th year.

Dear son of the late Harold & Helen Keller (nee Rushlow).

Beloved husband of the late Margaret Ann Keller (nee Ashley).

Loving father to Cindy (Greg), Scott (Leigh Ann), Dave (Gina) and Jeff (Bonnie).


CASWELL, Sidney Edwin - Peacefully, surrounded by family, at Trillium Care Community, Kingston on Saturday, April 8, 2017 in his 92nd year. 

Son of the late Rev. Sidney Caswell and Helena Lillian Caswell (nee Freeman). 

Loving husband of the late Thelma Caswell (formerly Atkinson, nee Bongard) and the late Verna Joyce Caswell (nee Ruttan). 

Loving father of Evelyn (Ron) Snider of Verona, Lorne (Cheryl) Caswell of Guelph, Susan (Stephen) Aiken of Belleville, Philip Caswell of Guelph and Faith Atkinson of Campbellford.


West CarlWEST, Carl Stuart 'Stewart' - Died peacefully with friends he'd gathered along the way at his side at the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital on April 8, 2017 after a long illness.

He lived in Picton the past 14 years and made an invaluable impression on those he came in contact with.


LaVallee BettyLAVALLEE, Mary Elizabeth "Betty" - At the Belleville General Hospital on Friday April 7, 2017 in her 84th year.

Daughter of the late Isobel and Russell Woodley.

Beloved wife of the late Colin LaVallee.

Dear mother to David LaVallee (Nancy), Gary LaVallee (Barbara) and predeceased by son Thomas LaVallee and her brothers Earl and John Woodley.

Ever remembered by grandchildren Henry and Alexander LaVallee and brothers Douglas Woodley (June) and Richard Woodley (Marian).


Martin MaryMARTIN, Lena "Mary" Darlene - Entered into rest at her residence on Friday, April 7, 2017 in her 66th year.

Daughter of the late James and Lena Auger.

Beloved wife of Nicholas Martin.

Loving mother of Tracey Alie (Derek), Cathy O'Donnell (Scott Tackaberry), Richard Martin (Jackie) and Darren Martin (Josie Conley).

Loved by her grandchildren Daniel, Emily, Amanda and Summer.


OBrien PatriciaO'BRIEN, Patricia Anne - Of R.R.2 Carrying Place, Patricia passed away at Hospice Prince Edward in Picton on Friday April 7, 2017 in her 60th year.

Beloved daughter of Myrtle Typhier and the late James Weese.

Beloved wife of Patrick Joseph O'Brien.

Dear mother of Lisa O'Brien (Shaun Beals), and Shawn O'Brien (Jennifer Hurst).


Armstrong DarleneARMSTRONG, Darlene Ellen - Peacefully, at Hastings Centennial Manor on Thursday, April 6, 2017. 

Darlene Armstrong, age 79 was the beloved wife of the late Douglas Owen Armstrong. 

Loving mother of Chris (Jennifer) Armstrong of Maple Leaf. 

Loved grandmother of Hailey Faith. 

Darlene will be fondly remembered by the Armstrong family. 


Lee FrankLEE, Frank - Died peacefully on April 6, 2017, in his 85th year, formerly of Marmora ON.

Beloved husband of the late Isabelle (nee Bull) Lee.

Dear uncle to many nieces, nephews and friend to many.

Funeral service will be held at Chapel Ridge, Markham ON.


Lucas MarjLUCAS, Marjorie Sharon (nee Reid) - It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of Marjorie, on Thursday April 6, 2017 in her 70th year.

Daughter of the late Russell & Verna Reid.

Beloved wife of the late Doug Lucas.

Proud step-mother to Judy Brant (Greg Thompson) of Madoc and Raymond Lucas (Darlene) of Marmora.


OSBORNE, Lawrence “Wayne” - At his home, on Thursday, April 6, 2017. 

Wayne Osborne, of Madoc, in his 71st year. 

Son of the late Jack and Jean Osborne. 

Father of Tina Clarke (Randy) and Michelle Osborne. 


HOWARD, Linda (nee Lusk) - On Thursday April 6, 2017 at the Kingston General Hospital in her 54th year, Linda passed away peacefully with family by her side.

Daughter of the late Albert and Bernice Lusk.

Loving companion of Mike Trickey.

Devoted mother to Roy and Travis Howard (Shayla) of Belleville.


Penney MattPENNEY, Matthew Michael - Korean War Veteran, passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, April 5, 2017.

Matthew Penney, Longtime member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #99 , in his 88th year.

Son of the late Ronald & Elizabeth Penney.

Loving husband of 63 years to Elizabeth (nee Morgan).