Kawartha

 

Harris JessieHARRIS, Jessie Audrey (nee Bowen) - Avid Golfer, Gardner and Animal Lover - Passed away peacefully at Extendicare in Lindsay, on Sunday, May 21, 2017 in her 91st year.

Jessie (nee Bowen) was the beloved wife of 62 years, to the late Ray Harris (2010).

She will be dearly missed by many friends and extended family.

 

Williams GraceWILLIAMS, Grace Evelyn Margaret (née Moore) - (Retired Registered Nurse from the Ross Memorial Hospital, with a 30+ Year Career) -

Passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the age of 84.

Grace is predeceased by her loving husband Leonard Albert (2006).

Beloved mother of Randy (Lisa) of Lancaster, PA, Debi (Ed Clancy) of Lindsay, Kathy Vaillancourt of Oshawa, Jim (Donna) of Lindsay, and Jackie Williams of St. Petersburg, Florida.

 

Mack LilaMACK, Lila Jean (nee Roberts) – Peacefully and surrounded by family at her home on Thursday, May 18th, 2017 in her 84th year.

Beloved wife of Simon Joseph Mack. Devoted mother of Charlene Haley (Mark), Valerie Mihailiuk (Dawn Thexton) and Kevin Mack (Janette Dede).

Cherished grandmother of Garrett, Shawn, Shannon, Alyssa, Andrei, Mindy and Denver. Adored great-grandmother of Silas, Freya and Grace.

 

Walton ShirleyWALTON, Grayce Shirley - Entered into rest peacefully at the Victoria Manor Nursing Home in Lindsay on Thursday, May 18, 2017.

Grayce was the beloved wife of the late Fred Walton (1989).

Predeceased by her brothers Clayton, Frank and Bill Hodgson. Dear sister-in-law of Jean Hodgson and predeceased by Udine and Claudia Hodgson.

Fondly remembered by her family from Burnt River.

 

Langdon BeaLANGDON, Beatrice 'Bea' Louise - Entered into rest at the Ross Memorial Hospital Lindsay on May 16, 2017 at the age of 86.

Daughter of the late Anthony and Artemis Simones.

Beatrice Simones was the beloved wife of William Langdon for 66 years. Loving mother of Janice and John Harris, Bill and Bonnie Langdon, Lori and Wayne Greer.

Cherished grandmother of Megan, Mailie and Craig Harris, Marnie and Billy Langdon, Jenna Rettie, great grandchildren Maison Rettie and Kylie Swanton.

 

Locke RodneyLOCKE, Rodney John - Suddenly, after a brief illness, Rodney John Locke of Buckhorn, and most recently Bowmanville, passed away May 16th, 2017, at the age of 70.

Cherished husband for 48 years, of Laurene Locke, and father to Darren Locke (Lorelei Downes), of Bowmanville, and Darcy Locke (Brandi Locke) of Banff, Alberta. Adored grandfather to Erica 'Riley', Ethan, and Zachariah Crump, of Bowmanville, Scott and Hailey of Banff, Alberta.

Rod was the cherished brother-in-law and uncle to many nieces and nephews, and a friend to all he met. He will always be remembered by his four-legged travelling partner and constant companion, Lexie, the chocolate lab.

Rodney will be remembered by colleagues of the City of Kawartha Lakes, and Husky Oil in Alberta.

 

Acero PhoenixACERO, Phoenix Carlos - (Resident of Haliburton, Ontario) -

On Sunday morning, May 14, 2017 in his 15th year.

Beloved son of Dulce. Loving brother of Anabel. Cherished by his grandparents Carlos & Brenda Acero.

Also lovingly remembered by his aunts Kamala (Seth Zalkin) and Melodie and by his cousins Avi and Bodhi and by his many friends.

 

McKENNA, William George 'Bill' - Passed away suddenly and unexpectedly at the Ross Memorial Hospital on Saturday, May 13th, 2017 at the age of 73.

Bill will be missed by his son Michael.

Predeceased by his parents Bill Sr. and Blanche and sister Fran Benson. Survived by his sisters Shirley (Tom), Eileen (Norm - predeceased) and his brother Paul (June). Bill will be missed by his many nieces, nephews and extended family.

 

Tully LawrenceTULLY, Lawrence Austin 'Larry' - (Former employee of Fleetwood Canada for 31 years) -

Entered into rest at the Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay on Sunday, May 14, 2017, in his 75th year.

Larry was the beloved husband of Yvonne (nee Stillman).

Much loved father of Michelle (Wayne Hamilton) of Lindsay and Michael (Leandra Tromans) of Cameron. Treasured grandfather of Jesse, Isaak, Chloe and Tyler.

Predeceased by his brothers Paul and Billie and by his infant sister.

 

TOOMEY, Anna - (February 10, 1938 - May 12, 2017) - 

Passed away Friday, May 12, 2017 at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay.

 

Hurley CarolHURLEY, Carol Ann - Passed away peacefully at her home in Bobcaygeon on Friday, May 12, 2017, at the age of 74.

Carol was the beloved wife of the late Gerald Hurley.

Loving mother of her daughter Caroline (Hurley) Crann and her husband Jeff and her son Gerald Hurley Jr. and his wife Debbie Taylor. Loving "grams" to Alexis Crann, grandmother of Jakob, Nickolas and Jessica Hurley.

 

Irwin CatherineIRWIN, Catherine Alberta Mary - On Friday, May 12, 2017 in North York, Ontario - a beautiful, sunny day - Catherine Alberta Mary Irwin, of Oakwood, passed away in the spring of her 98th year.

Predeceased by parents Catherine (Jewell) and Colin Campbell; brothers Mac and Jack Campbell.

Loving mother to Kay and Kay’s late husband Tony Popiel, and proud grandmother to Natasha (Mike Brock), Alexandra and Nicholas, Catherine spent her last decade close to her family, entertained and emboldened by her great grandsons Holden and Bodhi Brock.

 

Fairey EverettFAIREY, Ely Morace 'Everett' - Passed away peacefully at the Haliburton Hospital on Friday, May 12, 2017 with his loving family by his side, In his 82nd year.

Beloved husband of Isabell Eileen Fairey (nee McKelvey) of Minden. Dear father of Peter (Rachel), Andrea (Kim Hewitt), Terri-Lynn (Rob Ritchie), and Kevin (Carrie). Dear grandfather of Angela (Chad), Erin (Ron), Ashley, Erica (Jessie), Marcus (Natalie), Andrew, Dalton, Matthew and great grandfather of 5 great grandchildren.

Dear brother of Lorna Scheffee (the late Jim), Bruce (deceased)(Pat) and brother-in-law of Danny McKelvey (Debbie). Fondly remembered by his many nieces, nephews, family and friends.

 

Walsh MikeWALSH, Michael Francis 'Mike' - Peacefully at the Ross Memorial Hospital on Thursday, May 11th, 2017 in his 61st year.

Beloved partner of the late Dolly Rafuse. Loving father of Michael, Michelle and Billy Waldner (Lilian Walsh) and step-father of Rose Waldner (Harry Crawley), Diane Waldner (Matt Scriver) and Robert Waldner (Renee Little). Cherished by his many grandchildren.

Mike is survived by his siblings June Plante-Harvey, Donna Whitelaw and Tom Walsh. Predeceased by his parents John and Rose Walsh.

 

Crowder MauriceCROWDER, Maurice Abraham - Maurice passed away in his 90th year at the Ross Memorial Hospital Lindsay on Thursday May 11, 2017.

Maurice and Marion Rynard would celebrate 66 years married in June of 2017. Maurice with the love of his life, Marion enjoyed playing cards, golfing, shooting pool, baseball dancing and above all visiting with family and friends.

His children will miss his laughter, friendship, knowledge and guidance. His stories about farming and driving the bus will always be a part of us. We, his children say goodbye to a “wise old man”; Judith Corneil (Ralph), Joan Fanning (Jim), Brian (Martha), Orville (Gerlinde), Perry (Pauline), Roger (Nancy) Lyndon (Andrea).

 

Lafrance GladysLAFRANCE, Gladys Annie (nee Matthews) – With family by her side, entered into rest at Frost Manor on Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 in her 83rd year.

Beloved wife of the late Marcel Lafrance.

Mother of Sydna Stephenson, Susan Jackson, Donna Mitchell, Anne Cowan, Jody Cowan (predeceased), Wayne Cowan and Valerie Veenhof (predeceased) and step-mother of Angelle Lafrance. Survived by 15 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

 

BURTON, Sgt. Jack Wilfred  - (January 10, 1929 - May 10, 2017) -

Passed away peacefully at Ross Memorial Hospital in Jack's hometown of Lindsay, ON, with his family by his side, May 10, 2017.

Survived by his beloved wife Rita and his children Michael (Joy), Susan (Rick) and Kimberley (Brian) and grandchildren Lucas (great-grandson Xavier), Kacey (Michelle) and Clifford (Dana).  Fondly remembered by his sister-in-law Lorrainne (James Greensides, dec.) and nieces and nephews.

Jack served in the Royal Canadian Air Force, Fort Nelson Base (1947-1952). He proudly served the Metropolitan Toronto Police Force (1955-1987). 

 

Blyth IreneBLYTH, Irene Gertrude (née Gould) - (April 11, 1921 – May 9, 2017) - Passed away peacefully with family by her side at the Ross Memorial Hospital in her 97th year.

Irene was the beloved wife of the late Jack Blyth, formerly of Oak Ridges.

Cherished mother of Ken (Joan) of Holland Landing and Linda Cook (the late Douglas) of Lindsay. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren John Blyth (Wendy), Ken Blyth (Ann), Gary Blyth, David Blyth (Carmen), Cheryl Raven (Shawn), D.J. Cook (Rebecca) and Jodi Cook (Mike Smoke), 21 great grandchildren and 18 great-great grandchildren.

 

Linton RonaldLINTON, Ronald Garnet - (Longtime employee of General Motors) -

Entered into rest at the Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, in his 67th year.

Ron was the beloved son of the late Garnet and Ruby Linton.

Treasured father of Julie (Bill) of Peterborough. Much loved grandpa of Brandon and Megan.

Ron will be remembered by his girlfriend Fran. Dear brother of Shelley (Joe) and Gary.

 

Yarnell BillYARNELL, Edward William 'Bill' - Died May 9, 2017 after a long battle with dementia. He passed away peacefully in his 82 year at Victoria Manor, Lindsay.

He was predeceased by his wife of 59 years, Ann. He leaves behind his two sons, Bill (Debbie) and Keith, and his two granddaughters who he adored, Erin and Becky.

He also leaves behind his sisters Arlene (Bill) and Lois (Robert) and was predeceased by sisters Gail (Kent) and Sharon (Phil). He was uncle to Susie (Glenn), Kerry and Robin (Brooke).

 

WILKIN, Marjorie Jean - (September 29, 1925 - May 9, 2017) -

Passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay.

 

Blackburn KenBLACKBURN, Kenneth George 'Ken' – Merchant Marine during WWII – Peacefully on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at Caressant Care Nursing Home, Lindsay, in his 95th year.

Ken was the loving father of Sharon and her husband Tim Pearson. Cherished grandfather of Tim Jr. (Cassandra), Brianne (Jason), Amanda (Sean) and Jeannine (Tyler); great-grandfather of Thomas-Jay, Chase, Shanna, Haidyn, Cash, Max, Violet, Ellie, Zack, and Alexis; great-great-grandfather of Carrera, and Paisley.

Ken was the beloved son of the late George and Margaret Blackburn. He was the loving husband of the late Allie Pickens (2011) and the late Marion Thomas (1995), and is survived by his former wife Evelyn Miller. Ken will be remembered always by his dear friends Bruce Henry and Stephen Wilson.

 

Woodcock VictoriaWOODCOCK, Victoria Evelyne - Passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the Victoria Manor, Lindsay on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at the age of 93.

Beloved wife of the late Grattan Woodcock. Loving mother of Blake and Gail, Nancy and David (predeceased), Julie and Jim. Nan to Ricki, Brian, Heather, Jessica, Rebecca, Jake and great Nan to Jaelon, Desmond and Keyanna.

Predeceased by her son Barry, daughter Joan, son-in-law Bruce and grandson Kevin.

 

Cooper JeanCOOPER, Jean (Brushe) - (1931 - 2017) - In Loving Memory of Jean Cooper, who passed away peacefully, with family by her side, at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Monday, May 8, 2017.

Jean was the loving wife of the late Cecil Cooper for 45 wonderful years.

Sister of James Bush of Apple Valley California and predeceased by her 8 siblings.

Stepmother to Orville Cooper & (Brenda), Yvonne Gazel, Lola Tocher, Bill Cooper and many step-grandchildren and their families. Also dearly loved by several nieces, nephews and extended families and friends.

 

HARDY, Mitchell Scott 'Mitch' - At Rest.  Passed away suddenly at home in Haliburton on May 8, 2017 at the age of 62.

Son of the late Harold and Marilyn Hardy.

Survived by his daughters Kristen and Kelly and their families, by his twin sister Kim Albin, brother Steven and by his former wife Wendy. Remembered by his family and friends.

 

Horne RossHORNE, Ross Roy - (May 29, 1933 – May 8, 2017) -

Ross passed away peacefully at the Highland Wood Long Term Care, Haliburton with his devoted and much loved wife Jean (Long) of almost 61 years by his side.

He leaves 2 wonderful daughters, Debra Horne and Dale (Michel) Lafrance, and one son, Albert (Allison). He had 8 grandchildren, Douglas McHattie, Elizabeth Edwards, Miranda Hawkins, Natalie and Nicholas Lafrance, Deianira, Carissa and Alessandra Horne; and 10 great grandchildren, Dustin, Kingsley and Beau McHattie, Ethan, Chloe and Jacob Hawkins, Cameron Edwards, Keelan, Logan and Sophia Horne.

Ross was the only son of the late Roy and Irene Horne. He had 5 sisters, Laura, Grace, Ruth, Beverly and Pauline.