DAVIS, Rev. Dale - (August 19, 1928 - January 25, 2017) -Dale passed away peacefully and comfortably at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital.

Dale was the loving husband of Anita Davis (nee Everist) for 63 ‘wonderful’ years, father to Diane Donnelly (Mike), Peter Davis (Shannon Fisher), Jan Perry (Ron) and Brian Davis (deceased 2011).

Dale leaves behind 13 grandchildren (Matt, Mark, Sean, Kelly, Alexis, Geoffrey, Kate, Eliza, Rachel, Danielle, Scott, Jack, and Brian Jr.) and one great grandchild (Paul).

From ‘Pub to Pulpit’ - Dale worked 20 years for Labatt Breweries in London, Ontario and its subsidiaries Ogilvie Flour Mills and Catelli in Montreal. At the age of 44, Dale answered his ‘calling’ – he enrolled in university and graduated with a Master of Divinity from Emmanuel College at the University of Toronto in 1978.


Clarkson RubyCLARKSON, Ruby Georgina – Entered into rest at Victoria Manor in Lindsay on Wednesday, January 25, 2017.

Ruby was the beloved wife of the late James Clarkson.

Loving mother of Jean Mrs. Murray Johnston, Shirley Mrs. Victor Hill and Betty Mrs. Sal Polito.

Cherished grandmother of Lori (John Scully), Jamie and Jen Johnston, Deron and Crystal Hill, Vicki Hill and Dan Whitaker, Tamra and Geoff Fierheller, Ryan and Tanya Polito.


Lindsay GordLINDSAY, Dr. J.E. Gordon, B.A.M.D. - Passed away peacefully at home on January 25, 2017.

Gord was very much loved and respected by family, friends, colleagues and the Community.


BOWLAND, David - Suddenly at his residence in Niagara Falls on Wednesday, January 25, 2017, in his 57th year. David grew up in Bobcaygen, Ontario.

Beloved husband of Deanna.  Loving father Kyle (Stacey), Katelyn, and step-son Josh.  Loved son of Frank and Donna Bowland.  Dear brother of Sandra Adams (Dave), Mark, Julie Masters  (Mark). 


Gow EthelGOW, Ethel Marie - (April 4, 1926 – January 25, 2017) -

Passed away at Caressant Care McLaughlin Nursing Home, Lindsay on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 in her 91st year.

Beloved daughter of the late Albert and Martha Emma Kenyon. Predeceased by her loving husband Donald Gow (2008).

Cherished and loving mother of son Wayne Madder, and daughter Linda Mitchell and her husband Eric.


ABLETT, Harry 'Joe' - (Resident of Wilberforce, Ontario) - At his residence on Monday morning, January 23, 2017 in his 84th year.

Beloved husband of Verna Ablett (nee Crawford). Loving father of Brian, David, Kenneth (Cindy), Harry and Alan. Fondly remembered by his grandchildren Kenny, Veronica, Briana, Brandy, Chad, Chase and by his great grandsons Severen, Lincoln and Phoenix.

Dear brother of Barbara (Grant Husk) and Jim (Liz). Predeceased by his brother Courtney and daughter-in-law Doreen. Also loving remembered by nieces and his nephew.

Joe worked for Lipton's Tea for 25 years. He retired early and opened the The Dwyer Mine Rock Shop on Mumford Road.


McCaw BillMcCAW, William 'Bill' Gregory - Of Fergus, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 23, 2017 at Groves Memorial Hospital in his 71st year.

Survived by his wife of 47 years Barbara McCaw (Muir). Loving father of Jennifer and her husband Neil Curry of Stratford. Dear brother-in-law of Donna and Joe Michlowski of Palmerston. Also survived by his aunt and extended family, and good friends far and wide.

Bill was predeceased by his parents Bill and Vonny, his sister Joanne, and his in-laws Vera and Jim.

Bill was a dedicated teacher for 33 years and in his retirement enjoyed his Clydesdale horses.


Matson IdaMATSON, Ida Caroline - (October 5, 1922 - January 23, 2017) - 

Passed away Monday, January 23, 2017 at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay.


Brown GeorgeBROWN, George Edward - Passed away at home on Monday, January 23, 2017. George Brown, age 62 years.

Dear father of Michael (Nikki Robertson). Dear grandfather of Amelia Rose Toms-Brown and Jade Lucius.

Dear brother of Pete Northey, Gerry (Marlene) and Carol Godfrey. Former husband of Debbie Brown. He will be sadly missed by the Pinder family.


Duncan WilliamDUNCAN, William Edward 'Bill' - With his loving family by his side, entered into rest suddenly at the Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay on Sunday, January 22, 2017.

Bill, in his 83rd year, was predeceased by his parents Edna Campbell (Jim) and Jack Duncan.

Beloved husband of Margaret Duncan (nee Collins) for 62 1/2 years.

Much loved father of David (Esther), Brian (Debbie), Cheryl (Brian Rideout) and Paul (Nicole). Cherished papa of Meaghan Duncan, Spencer Duncan, Mark and Blake Rideout and Ella and Evan Duncan.

Bill will be sadly missed by his brothers-in-law David (Bonnie) and Paul Collins and by his sisters-in-law Nora Nickle (George) and Leona Collins (Gerry).


Alston GrantALSTON, Grant Douglas -

Passed away at Ross Memorial Hospital Lindsay on Sunday January 22, 2017 at the age of 49.

Predeceased by his parents Howard and Joan (West) Alston.

Survived by his sister Diane and her husband Dave McLaughlin.


JEWELL, Helen - On Sunday, January 22, 2017, at the Ross Memorial Hospital, in Lindsay, at age 97. Helen (Gilson) of Prince Albert, beloved wife of the late Ernest Jewell.

Will be remembered by her loving nieces, Vivian, Jeannie, Louise and her husband Leonard, Nancy and her husband Gary, Mary Lynne and her husband John, Elizabeth and her husband Randy, Doris, Elaine and her husband John, and their families.


MALCOMSON, James 'Jim' Douglas, B. ScF; MA, Education - Jim passed peacefully at the age of 80 surrounded by family on January 22, 2017.

Loving and devoted husband of Eleanor for 55 years. Awesome daddy of Nancy (Elliott) and her husband Michael and Sherryl (Crompton) and her husband Andrew. Doting Grandfather of Tristan and Rachael (Crompton) and Alex (Elliott). Fondly remembered by his brother Alden and by all of his nieces and nephews.

Jim spent much of his youth out west planting trees and fighting fires, and earned a Bachelors of Forestry at the University of Toronto. He then went on to get his Masters in Education at Michigan State University and became a teacher of science and math specializing in guidance counselling.


Wolm GunterWOLM, Gunter - (Resident of Algonquin Highlands, Ontario) - Passed away suddenly at the residence on Saturday evening, January 21, 2017 in his 83rd year.

Beloved husband of Helga Wolm (nee Nenn). Loving father of Susie (Wayne Warren) of Algonquin Highlands, Doris (Jim Yrizarry) of Owings Mills, Maryland, and Denise Wolm of Haliburton. Loving Opa of Sara, Jeff and Kevin.

Predeceased by his brothers Walter and Herbert.

Gunter owned and operated Gunters Plumbing for many years in the Highlands. He enjoyed travelling, snowmobiling, fishing and spending time with his family.


Windover PeterWINDOVER, Peter MacKay - (April 13, 1950 - January 21, 2017)

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, surrounded by family, after a very brief and courageous battle with cancer.

Left to grieve his passing is His loving partner and soulmate of 24 years, Charlene Watson, His mother Marjorie Windover of Minden and predeceased by his father Roy 2005. Peter leaves behind his sons Kristopher (Dianne), Kevin (Thera) and step-son Steven Fountain (Karen).

Cherished papa to MacKay, Ethan, Nathan and Connor Windover, and Katie and Matthew Fountain. Survived by his sister Pamela (Rick) Dunsford. Peter will be deeply missed by his little buddy "Ernie."


PATTERSON, Isla Mary (née McMillan) - WWII Veteran – Entered into rest at the Village of Taunton Mills, Whitby, on Saturday, January 21st, 2017 in her 98th year.

Isla was the beloved wife of Arthur B. Patterson (predeceased January, 2007) for 59 years.

Loving mother of Reverend Fay M. Patterson of Pickering, Ontario and James A. Patterson (Wendy) of Melbourne, Florida. Cherished grandmother of Lindsay (Doug) McKay and Colleen (Shawnn) McKay, Sara, Ian and Colin Patterson and great-grandmother of Oliver, Landon, Everett, and Neve.

Dear sister of Peggy Strange of Aurora, predeceased by siblings Jean, Thomas, Kenneth, and Ian.


Cole DoreenCOLE, Doreen Muriel Blanche (Cayley) - It is with great sadness that the family of Doreen Muriel Blanche Cole (nee Cayley) announces her peaceful passing on January 20, 2017 at the age of 85 in Fenelon Falls.

It is a comfort knowing she has joined her daughter, Tracy, and her brother Ross in Heaven.

Doreen is survived by her adoring husband of 67 years, Donald Cole. Loving Mom to Bonnie (Dave), Terry (Sandy), Judy (Bruce), and Nancy (Kenny). Also, Nanny to her grandchildren: Terry, Brandy, Kim, Jesse, Timmy, Cindy, Tabitha, Karen and Wayne and her 17 great-grandchildren.


Shields BillSHIELDS, William John 'Bill' - It is with a tremendous sense of loss and sadness, we announce the death of our Dad on Friday, January 20th, 2017, at Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay.

He passed peacefully, surrounded by his loving family.

Predeceased by his wife, Mary, and his siblings Charlie, Catherine, Betty, Mary, Bob, and Anne.

Cherished by his family, sons Peter (Lynne), Mark (Gladys), and daughters, Pinky Franklin (Robert), Jennifer Jackson, and Rebecca Fairbairn. Beloved grandfather of Lee, Troy, Gordon, Alexander, David, Signy, Ali, Tad, Coby, Kate, Kelly, and Luke. Great grandfather of Grace, Percy, Zoe, Eva, Finna, Ruby, and Theo.


VAN DE KLETERSTEEG, Cornelius 'Cory' - Passed away at home on Thursday, January 19, 2017 in his 87th year.

Dear father of Kevin of Scarborough and Tracy of Newcastle. Loving grandfather of Chantel (Al), Jennifer (Neil) and Rachel, great-grandfather of Ellie, Caleb and Hudson.


Carkner TomCARKNER, Thomas Walter 'Tom' – Entered into rest peacefully with family by his side on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre in his 64th year.

Tom was the beloved husband of Valerie in their 37th year. Loving father of Adam, Marc (Terri). Cherished grandpa of Katie.

Dear brother of Elizabeth (Roger) Hutchinson, Marie (Charles) Ross, Henry, Jerry (Tracy) and James (Patty). Predeceased by sister Faye Parcells, Cathy Hutchinson, Jeanette Foster, and brothers Bill, John and Robert.


Fritshaw VeraFRITSHAW, Vera - (Resident of Haliburton, Ontario) - Peacefully at Highland Crest in Minden on Thursday morning, January 19, 2017 in her 88th year.

Devoted wife of Bruce Fritshaw. Loving mother of Sharen (Guy Vallee), J.C. Bernard "John" (Sharon) and Shirley.

Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Andre (Anita), Michelle (Steve Strayson) and by her great grandchildren Alysha, Emily and Brandon.

Dear sister of Cecil Cowan and Mary Holmes. Predeceased by sisters Grace, Florence, Gerry, Jeanette and by her brother Gordon. Also lovingly remembered by her many nieces and nephews.


Nichol BobNICHOL, Robert 'Bob' - (Resident of Haliburton, Ontario) - Passed away on Thursday January 19, 2017 in his 65th year.

Beloved husband of the late Anna Sicoli-Nichol.

Loving father of André and Rosanne. Dear brother of Hugh Nichol (Stephanie). Also lovingly remembered by his nephews Curtis and Tom.

Bob was an avid golfer, volunteered in many Community Events, and was a Municipal Councillor for Dysart et al.


Moodie JackMOODIE, John Frederick 'Jack' - Jack Moodie was born on January 15, 1916 in Haileybury, Ontario. Passed away on January 19, 2017.

Jack will be missed by his caring wife Selma. He also leaves behind his son John, 8 grandchildren, and 7 great grandchildren.

Predeceased by his daughter Mary Ann, his father George F., and mother, Mary Fisher, and his brother Wm. A. Moodie.


KENNEDY, John - (Resident of Haliburton, Ontario) -

Passed away peacefully at Extendicare - Haliburton on Wednesday morning, January 18, 2017 in his 92nd year.

Beloved husband of the late Lillian Kennedy. Dear brother of Robert. Fondly remembered by his nephew Bob.


Francis MaeFRANCIS, Mae Muriel (nee Cowen) - (Resident of Donald) - Entered into rest peacefully at Extendicare, Haliburton on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, in her 97th year.

Beloved wife of the late Allan Francis (2008).

Dear aunt of Paul and Lisa, Linda, Brenda and the late Bill. Predeceased by her parents Bill and Olive Cowen and also by her brothers Eldon, Bruce, Christie and Walter. Survived by her sister-in-law Doreen Cowen, Molly Cowen, Anna Barry and Myrtle Walker.

Fondly remembered by the Cowen and Francis relatives.


Groenendyk JoeGROENENDYK, Johannes Marinus 'Joe' - It is with heavy hearts that we announce that Dad passed away peacefully at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay, on Wednesday January 18, 2017, in his 92nd year, after a fearless battle with cancer.

Joe was born on May 4, 1925 in de Hague, Holland, and came to Canada in 1951. Joe and his wife Niesje worked diligently together for many years operating their marina business.

After retirement, he enjoyed volunteering with Meals on Wheels and through Trinity United Church, Bobcaygeon, where he was also a member. Joe and Niesje enjoyed spending their winters in Florida. He was a very skilled craftsman and enjoyed working with his hands to make beautiful stained glass and soapstone carvings.