Williams GlenWILLIAMS, Glen Thomas - (June 24, 1924 - February 9, 2017) - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Glen Williams, beloved husband of 73 years to Mildred Williams.

Father to Richard and Lynda, Robin (predeceased) and Linda and Ralph and Joanne. Devoted Grandpa to Jarrett, Shannon, Scott, Kimberly (predeceased), Lindsay, Courtney and Morgan. Great grandpa to 11 great grandchildren.

Glen was co-owner and member of the Board of Directors of Trent Rubber Services for 15 years. He was a WWII veteran, a member of the Masonic Lodge and Royal Canadian Legion.


Murray BerniceMURRAY, Bernice - Passed away peacefully at South Lake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket on Thursday, February 9, 2017 with her loving family by her side, in her 86th year.

Beloved wife of late Stanley Warren and the late Jim Murray.

Dear mother of Lynne (Garry) Penrice, Kim Burk (Royce Miller), Scott (Lilly) Rowsell) and predeceased by her son-in-law Peter Burk. Loving grandmother of Cory, Lisa, Amanda and great grandmother of Synthia and William.

Bernice is predeceased by her 4 brothers Austin, Jack, Ted and Ben. Lovingly remembered by her nieces, nephews, family, and friends.


THOMAS, Merlene Anne - (March 30, 1941 - February 8, 2017)-

Passed away Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay.


Wass DorothyWASS, Sylvia 'Dorothy' Noreen (Otto) - Entered into rest at Harmony Hills Retirement Home, Oshawa on Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 in her 92nd year.

Dorothy Otto was the beloved wife of the late Herbert Wass.

Loving mother of John (Elizabeth), Bob, Connie (Peter) Lauder, Susan Terreberry (Don), Peter (Maureen), Vicki. Cherished by her 11 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

Dear sister of Fred Otto (Della), Barbara Pinkey (Jim) also sister in law Shirley Otto, Beverley Otto, Cathy Otto, John Cochrane. Predeceased by sisters Donna Merritt, Marie Otto, Jeannette Cochrane, brothers Robert, David, Donald Otto and brother in law Don Merritt, son in law Peter Lauder.


Cybulski EmiliaCYBULSKI, Emilia Barbara - (December 4, 1924 - February 7, 2017 ) -

Passed away Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at Caressant Care McLaughlin, Lindsay.


Hurst GladysHURST, Gladys Amanda (Ryckman) (Cunningham) - Entered into rest at Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on Tuesday February 7, at the age of 77.

Gladys Ryckman was the beloved partner of Alex Hurst. Dear mother of Debbie Wilson (Will), Patricia Boyle (Russ), Rick Hurst (Sherry), Charlotte Maidment (Rick).

Cherished by her many grand and great grandchildren and many nieces nephews.


Duncan CarolDUNCAN, Mary Carolyn 'Carol' - Passed away peacefully at Extendicare, Haliburton on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, in her 94th year.

Beloved wife of the late Ted.

Dear mother of Heather and Laurel and loving grandmother of Troy, Skye, Paige and great grandmother of Dion and Cali.

Dear sister of Lon and the late Max. Fondly remembered by her nieces, nephews, family and friends.


WALTON, Helen Ann (nee Joyce) - Peacefully entered into rest at Caressant Care Nursing Home, Mary Street, Lindsay, Ontario, on Monday, February 6, 2017.

Helen Walton (née Joyce) was the loving wife of the late Clare Walton.

Cherished mother of Sally Ann and her husband Brent Hoag, and Judith Elaine and her husband Calvin Yake. Loving sister of Doreen Malcolm, and predeceased by brothers Max, John and Wayne.


Wiltshire BobWILTSHIRE, Robert Jack 'Bob' - (Veteran of WWII RCAF, Retired Employee of GMAC, Member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch# 636, Minden, and Member of the Arcadia Lodge, Minden)

Passed away peacefully at Hyland Crest, Minden on Monday, February 6, 2017, with his loving family by his side, at the age of 91.

Beloved husband of Mildred Joyce Wiltshire (nee MacDonald) for 66 years. Loving father of Gary (Wendy), Tom (Melissa Caines), Wendy and grandfather of Jaclynn, Kellen and Shelby.

Bob is predeceased by his sister and brother-in-law Alyce and Andy Murdison. Dear brother-in-law of Mary and Cameron McBain. Fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, family and friends.


Buechler FredaBUECHLER, Freda Emma (nee Bartels) - Passed away peacefully at the Highland Wood Long Term Care, Haliburton on Monday, February 6, 2017with her family by her side, in her 97th year.

Beloved wife of the late Albert.

Dear mother of Carol Lee Dobbie (Dennis), Louise Sisson (Earle), Diane Deboo (Ken) and predeceased by Elizabeth (Lillibet). Loving grandmother of Warren, Tammy, Tracy, Ernie, Karen, Robin, Jeff, Shay and 11 great grandchildren.

Sister of the late Len and Beverley. Fondly remembered by her sisters-in-law Fern, Joan, Betty, Dorothy, brother-in-law Art and by her nieces, nephews, family and friends.


Coneybeare BrierCONEYBEARE, Lloyd 'Brier' - (Resident of Haliburton, Ontario) - Passed away at the residence on Sunday evening, February 5, 2017 in his 72nd year.

Beloved son of the late Cecil & Berneice Coneybeare (nee Stewart). Dear brother of Dawn (Tom Colgan) of Toronto. Predeceased by his brother Blake and sister Renee. Fondly remembered by his nephew Billy, niece Amanda and by his grand niece Ashley and grand nephew Thomas.

Brier worked as a truck driver for Hawk River Construction and Blair Sand and Gravel for many years. He also worked for the Trent - Severn Waterway for many years checking the water levels.


Blom JohnBLOM, Mattheus 'John' - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of John early February 5, 2017 with his family by his side at Ross Memorial Hospital.

He was the beloved husband of Willy for 62 years, and the loving father of Connie (Pete) Gonsalves and Mike Blom. He was the devoted and treasured Opa of Chris, Vanessa (Ted) and Mitch Gonsalves.


MESZAROS, Elizabeth 'Liz' - Passed away at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on February 5, 2017 at the age of 84.

Liz will be deeply missed and fondly remembered by all who knew her.


NEWNHAM, Noreen - Passed away at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on Saturday February 4, 2017. Noreen Newnham of Bobcaygeon in her 91st year.

Beloved wife of the late Dennis E. Newnham of Bobcaygeon.

Dear mother Marie Newnham (Evan Rosamond) of Kitchener, Claire Newnham of Apsley and Bob Newnham (Lourgie) of Lindsay. Grandma is remembered by Emily and Maddy Rosamond. Survived by her sister Roma Hawke (Bud), Helen Spring-Rae of Uxbridge and by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her sister Donelda Smith (Gordon) of Nova Scotia and her grandson Joel Newnham.


CORNISH, John Wesley 'Mick' – Peacefully passed away with his family at his side on Saturday, February 4, 2017 in Lindsay.

John was the beloved husband of Marie (née Jenkins). Loving father of Cathy Johnson (Nevin) (predeceased by son-in-law Enzo Romano), Ruth Ann Cornish, Joe Cornish (Lori), Jim Cornish, and Anne Casey (Gord).

Cherished Grandpa of Melissa (Shawn), Joey, Nathan, Jazmyne, Josh, Adam, Alana, and Alyssa; great grandfather of Levi and Mikayla.


Crane BlanchCRANE, Blanch Eva (née Powell) – Entered into rest peacefully on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at the Ross Memorial Hospital in her 95th year.

Blanch was beloved wife of the late Henry Crane and the loving mother of Rose (Norman Watkins) and the late Lorne Crane (survived by Jane). Cherished grandma of Kevin and Steven Powell; Sandra and Debbie Watkins. Great-grandmother of Ethan and Jacob.

Dear sister of Fred Powell and predeceased by the late Raymond, Norman, Willis, Tom, Don, Frederick and Mary Powell.


Hood KennethHOOD, Kenneth John - (September 30, 1956 - February 3, 2017) - Passed away in Lindsay, Ontario.

Husband of Cathie Hood. Father of Jessica (Dan Dagg), Diane (Darryl Short), Alison (Lance Down). Grampy of Dash and Deacon Dagg; Delaney Short; Ava and Liam Down.


Stevens EileenSTEVENS, Eileen Gladys (nee Cook) - Passed away suddenly at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on Friday, February 3, 2017, in her 80th year.

Beloved wife of the late Bill. Dear mother of John Stevens (deceased) and his wife Pauline, Ronald Stevens and his wife Marj, Maggie Dunlop and her husband Kevin, and Steven Stevens.

Loving grandmother of Alisha (Alain Lafleur), Ronald (Liana), Robert (Becky), Carter, Cait, Emily, Steffany, Dave, Mandy, Samantha and great grandmother of Jocelyne, Rosie, Madey, Caelin, Cora, Ava, Dylan, Ryan, Logan and baby John (deceased).


Swinson EvelynSWINSON, Evelyn (nee Madill) - Resident of Haliburton, Ontario. Passed away while surrounded by her family at Haliburton Hospital on Thursday morning, February 2, 2017 in her 92nd year.

Beloved wife of the late Lloyd Swinson. Loving mother of Barbara (Harry Neville), Marion Boomhouer, Keith (Jeanette), Bruce (Sue), Sylvia Sisson and Steven (Jean).

Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Scott, Mark, Lori, Michael, Lisa, Rick, Karen, Corey, Jodie, Jami, Jonathan, Jeff, Barry, Greg and by her great grandchildren Brian, Shawn, Matthew, Alex, Travis, Zoe, Rebecca, Adrianna, Jake, Maisie, Porter, Miles, Charlotte, Connor, Robert, Jake, Jesse and Carson.

Dear sister of Henry Madill. Predeceased by son Ralph, sisters Elsie, Emma and brothers Cecil, Frank, Lloyd and Allan.


COX, Mary Jean - (December 12, 1934 - February 2, 2017) -

Passed away on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay.


Bobr IreneBOBR, Irene Leonora (née Gemmell) – Entered into rest on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at the age of 96.

Irene was the beloved wife of the late Ted Bobr (2007).

Loving mother of Christine Hewitt of Lindsay and George Bobr of British Columbia. Cherished grandmother of Louise (Ian Andrews), Matthew of Kitchener and Lisa of Japan. Great-grandmother of Lillian Hewitt.

Dear sister of Donald of England, Jean of British Columbia, and Mary of California. Predeceased by sisters Nancy of Australia and Florence of Scotland.


Grills TomGRILLS, Thomas ‘Tom’ Wesley – Tank Commander with the Royal Canadian Armoured Core Dragoons – Entered into rest on Thursday, February 2, 2017, at Rouge Valley Hospital, Ajax at the age of 84.

Tom was the beloved husband of Gloria Nichols. Loving father of Mary Grills (Wayde Gale), Dean Grills, Terry Grills (Suzanne), Chris Grills (Lynn), Cindy Grills (Michel Crepeau), and Jeremy Grills (Crystal). Cherished grandfather of 18 grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren.

Tom was predeceased by his parents Dean and Mary Grills, and his brother Bob Grills (survived by Linda). He will be remembered always by the Nichols Family.


Pothier RichardPOTHIER, Jean 'Richard' - (November 10, 1934 - February 1, 2017) - 

Peacefully, with his son by his side, on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay.

Predeceased by his constant companion and best friend, Victoria Sandrelli. Loving father of Stephen MacNeil-Pothier (Trish) and Shelley Nadine Holmes (Rob). Loving “Grandpere” to Brianna, Johnnie, Connor, Madison, Charlotte and Harry.

Dear son of the late George and Lydia Pothier of Lower Wedgeport, Nova Scotia. Beloved brother of Laurent (Betty), Geraldine (Norbert), Ernie (Zelma), Lyn and John (Marie). Proud uncle to many nieces, nephews and their families and good friend to all who knew him.


Wright JamesWRIGHT, James Warnock - Entered into rest at the Caressant Care McLaughlin Nursing Home, Lindsay on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at the age of 96.

Jim was the beloved husband for 74 years to Carolina Dure. Loving father of Barbara and James Longworth of Fredericton, N.B., Bruce and Linda Wright of Peterborough, Ross Wright of Scarborough and Bill Wright of Lindsay.

Cherished grandfather of 8 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren Dear brother of the late Margaret Pope and Janette McGee.


LARTZ, 'John' Johann Frederich - (April 13, 1920 - January 31, 2017) -

Passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at Caressant Care, Mary Street West, Lindsay at the age of 96.


Ray DougRAY, Douglas Allen 'Doug' - Passed away peacefully at home with his loving family by his side on Tuesday, January 31, 2017, after a courageous 4.5-year journey against cancer.

Doug is survived by his wife and the love of his life Linda. Loving Dad to Shawna, Debbie (Carlin), Kaily, Jeff (Marilyn), Kevin (Lauren), Ando (woof!) and grandpa to Willow.

Son of the late Isabel and Jim Ray, step-son of the late Richard Parisotto, son-in-law of Margaret and the late Peter Schepers, and John Heginbottom. Dear brother of Ruth (Glen) and Patricia (Patrick). Lovingly held in the hearts of his nieces, nephews, family and friends.