Watson LeoWATSON, Leo Vincent - Passed away peacefully at the Haliburton Hospital on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 with his family by his side. In his 85th year.

Beloved husband of the late Autumn (1995).

Loving companion to Shirley Horsley. Dear father of Cheryl (Bruce Coble), Kathy (Ken Van De Velde), Larry Watson (Penny), Bryan (deceased), Wendy (Terry Sutcliffe), Terry Watson (Tammy) and Laurie (Colin Wilson).


Harford TedHARFORD, Edward 'Ted' - Passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Monday, February 27, 2017 in his 69th year at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay.

Ted was the beloved husband of Marcia for nearly 50 years. Loving father of Lance (Jenn) and Bridgette (Scott). Cherished Papa of Alexandra, Andrew, Alicia, Abbey, Aidin and Ella

Survived by brothers John (Pat), Bill (Karen) and sister Sue (Chuck). Predeceased by parents Eddie and Vera, brothers James (survived by Gerry) and David (survived by Sharon).


Winn TeresaWINN, Teresa Bridget (nee Moher) - Passed away peacefully on February 27, 2017 in her 98th year, at Caressant Care Nursing Home, Lindsay, with family by her side.

Teresa was the beloved wife of the late Francis Joseph Winn (2005) of Reaboro, and daughter of the late Catherine Ann Sheehan and James Joseph Moher of Douro.

Dear mother of Jim (Barb) of Haliburton, Joan (Steve Herlihey) of Downeyville, Bill (Maggie) of Reaboro, and Cyril (Melanie) of Millbrook. Proud grandmother of Adrian (Ashlee), Christina (Mike), Ryan (Ali), Brett (Meaghan), Kenton, Tim, Victoria (Tommy), Vince, Zach, Isabella, Fergus and great granddaughter, Callie.


Workman RuthWORKMAN, Ruth Elizabeth (Coombs) - Entered into rest after a brief illness, at Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie on February 26, 2017 at the age of 88.

Ruth Coombs was the beloved wife of the late Robert Workman.

Dear sister of Marilyn (Jack McLean) and Marjorie Baldry.

Predeceased by sisters Jean Smith, Joan Greer and brothers Caley and George Coombs.


Henry BobHENRY, Robert 'Bob' Davison - (May 28, 1944 - February 26, 2017) -

Former owner of Midway Marina, RCAF Veteran. Passed away Sunday, February 26, 2017 at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay.

Loving father of Scott (Julie), David, Stuart (Natalie) and Todd (Deena). Grandfather of Sam, Lily, Ava, Matthew, Kyle, Lexi and Sadie.

Survived by his siblings Maureen (Merle Jenkins), Sandra Lees (the late Paul) and Paul (Kelly). Special thanks to Paul and Kathy Berwick.


Johnston PaulineJOHNSTON, Pauline Janet - It is with profound sadness that we share the passing of Pauline on Saturday, February 25th, 2017. Pauline passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at the Ross Memorial Hospital in her 74th year.

Pauline was predeceased by her parents Stanley and Stella Brown of Nova Scotia, her beloved husband Edward “Ted” Johnston, her brothers David of Toronto, Roy (Jean) of Oshawa, Robert (Phyllis) of Toronto, John of Toronto and her son-in-law Robert “Bob” Bulmer of Fenelon Falls.

Loving mother to Edward (Linda) of Winnipeg, Angela of Fenelon Falls, and Ricky (Catherine) of Alabama.


HAMILTON, Iola - (August 9, 1943 - February 25, 2017) - 

Passed away Saturday, February 25, 2017 at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay.


Waumsley RobertWAUMSLEY, Robert Ernest - Entered into rest on Friday, February 24, 2017 at Caressant Care Nursing Home, Mary Street, Lindsay at the age of 87.

Robert was the loving father of Alan and his wife Kim, and was predeceased by his son Brian.

Cherished grandfather of Alana (Dion), and Cameron (Stacey); great-grandfather of Ainsley and Spencer. He was the loving brother of Helen Lafleur (Marcel).


Johnson ShirleyJOHNSON, Frances Shirley (nee Cairns) - Entered into rest on Friday, February 24th, 2017 at the Ross Memorial Hospital with her family by her side, Shirley Johnson (nee Cairns) of Fenelon Falls was in her 85th year.

Beloved wife of the late Andrew Leslie Johnson (2015).

Loving mother of David Johnson of Ajax, Diane and her husband Cliff Shaddock of Scarborough and Craig Johnson also of Ajax. Shirley will never be forgotten by her grandchildren; Madison, Luke, Joshua and Jacob.


PRICE, Benjamin Harold - (January 2, 1950 - February 23, 2017) -

Passed away Friday, February 23, 2017.


Luery DougLUERY, Douglas Earl - Entered into rest on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at Pinehaven Nursing Home, Waterloo. Doug in his 87th year.

The beloved husband of Joan (née Patrick). Loving father of Chris and his wife Pauline of Napanee, Ontario and Mark and his wife Melissa of Dease Lake, British Columbia. Cherished grandfather of Celeste, Monique and Craig Luery and Kyle and Karissa Thomas.

Doug was predeceased by his parents Earl and Ethel Luery, sisters Madeleine and Marie and brother Bob.


Cluff JohnCLUFF, John Dewick - John Dewick Cluff, a long time resident of Victoria Place, Bobcaygeon, passed away peacefully after a brief illness at the age of 88 on Wednesday February 22, 2017 at Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket.

John was born in Valleyfield, Quebec on January 31, 1929. He was predeceased in 2015 by his beloved wife of 62 years, Audrey (née Reddick). He was the son of John Austin Cluff and Sarah Ada Elizabeth Cluff (née Dewick).

He worked for Dominion Textile for his entire career starting in the lab before progressing to become a Managerial Accountant working mainly in Montreal and Magog, Quebec. He provided consulting services in Europe, Asia and Africa during his career.


Smith EileenSMITH, Eileen Muriel (Miller) - Entered into rest on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Caressant Care Nursing Home, Mary Street, Lindsay. Eileen, in her 90th year.

She was the beloved wife of the late Claude Smith (1995).

Loving mother of Doug, Julie, and predeceased by son Greg. Cherished grandmother of Jeremy, Joshua, Bradley, Julie, and Mark. Eileen was predeceased by her parents Stanley and Martha Miller, brothers Charles and Donald, and sister Audrey.


Stephenson ThomasSTEPHENSON, Thomas Grant - (August 19, 1953 - February 16, 2017) - 

It’s with great sadness that the family of Tom announces his sudden passing at his home in Lindsay on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at the age of 63.

Predeceased by his parents Bruce and Hilda Stephenson (nee Mabee).

He leaves behind his three daughters; Christine Hughes, Jamie Cowell (Mark) and Lisa Roy (Todd).

Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Kelsea, Chanel, TJ, Alyssa, Alec, Brooklyn, Jordan (deceased), Tristen (deceased), Julia and Emily.


LITTLE, Eleanor Marion - Passed away peacefully at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto on February 20, 2017.

Eleanor was the partner and best friend of Ron Miller of Kirkfield. She was the loving mother of Lori Culbert (Joe Timlin) of Vancouver and cherished grandmother of Ainslie, Drew and Blythe.

Predeceased by her parents Russell and Allison Little of Little Britain. Dear sister of Dave Little (Sandy), Graeme Little (Audrey), Ann Campbell (Dave), Kathy Firth (Ron), and Scott Little (Nancy). She will be missed by many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Eleanor was a teacher and a writer. She was an avid gardener, following in the footsteps of her mother Allison.


McIsaac MiltonMcISAAC, Milton Dale – Passed away peacefully in his sleep with his family by his side on Monday, February 20th at the age of 71.

Milton was the beloved husband of the late Carol.

Loving father of Bobby (Karen) and Sheila (Dale) Arsenault. Adored papa of Shayla Arsenault; Katelynn and Matthew McIsaac. Loving brother of George (Marilyn), Donna (Glenwood) of Nova Scotia and predeceased by Russell and Joyce.

Dear son of the late Olive and Gerald McIsaac.


Thompson ClaireTHOMPSON, Marie 'Claire' (née St. Denis) - (October 31,1924 - February 20, 2017) - 

Claire passed away very peacefully with family by her side at the Peterborough Regional Health Care Centre at the age of 92.

Beloved wife of 67 years to late George Robert Thompson Sr.

Daughter to Amedee Olivier St. Denis and Zaline (Emma) St. Denis (née Henley). Claire was a loving sister to her 7 brothers and sisters, a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend.


Diezel AlmaDIEZEL, Alma - (1924 - 2017) - Alma Diezel died peacefully at home on February 19, 2017.

She leaves her son Glenn, daughter-in-law Jude, her beloved grandchildren Zeke (Jillian) and Grace, and family and friends both in Switzerland and Canada.

Alma was born on February 7, 1924 in Switzerland. She spoke often of her happy childhood and the love she shared with her siblings Elsie, Erna, Enoch, Susanne, Arthur and their families.

She met her husband Alexander at the end of the war. After the death of their first child Roy, they moved to Canada to start a new life. The friendships they formed on their journey by ship lasted their lifetimes.


Wilson CandiceWILSON, Candice Anne - Passed away peacefully in Bobcaygeon on Saturday February 18, 2017. Candice Wilson of Milford, formerly of Tottenham, in her 66th year.

Beloved wife of the late Wesley Kobelka.

Will be loved and remembered by her children Ryan Kobelka, Josh Schrader (April), and Aaron Schrader. Beloved "Granny" to Hunter, Wesley, Abigail, Nicholas, Emily, and Ryan. Also remembered by her siblings Sheilagh, Leah (Charles), Martin and Jim.


Torrance MurrayTORRANCE, Murray Ross - (Retired General Motors) - Entered into rest after a brief illness at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay with his family at his side, on Saturday February 18, 2017 at the age of 64.

Murray was the treasured husband for 34 years to Debbie (nee Leonard). Adored son of Gladys O'Brien and her late husband Charley Torrance.

Loved father of Andrew and Leila, and Justin and May. Cherished grandfather of Zurie, Saoirse and Henry. Dear son-in-law of Olga Leonard and her late husband George. Special brother of Linda McLeod (Craig) also brother-in-law to Linda Hoskin, Tom Leonard (Jamie), Patti Selby (Stephen), Kathy Drumm (Jim), Doug Leonard (Beverly), Janet Kingsley.


THERAULT, Frank Elliott - (April 29, 1948 - February 18, 2017) -

Passed away Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Frost Manor, Lindsay.


DAVIS, Robert Franklyn - (September 11, 1944 - February 17, 2017) -

Suddenly at Ross Memorial Hospital on Friday, February 17, 2017.

Robert Franklyn Davis, beloved husband of Patricia. Loving father of Elizabeth (Philip) Withall and the late John. Papa will be missed by Erica and James.


CAMPBELL, Dennis James - (September 9, 1947 - February 17, 2017) - 

Passed away Friday, February 17, 2017.

Dear brother of Deborah (Rick Hayes).

Uncle of Vance and Ashlie Armstrong. Great Uncle of Averie and Kayla. Great Great Uncle of Aalaiah.


Gardner JoanGARDNER, Joan Katheryn - Passed away peacefully on Friday February 17, 2017 at Caressant Care Nursing Home in Lindsay.

Joan held a career as a medical secretary at both Sunnybrook and Branson Hospitals before moving to Bobcaygeon in 2007.

Throughout her four-year struggle with a stroke and diabetic complications, the staff at Caressant Care created a comfortable and caring environment with their kindness, compassion, humour, and respect. Words cannot express how much this was appreciated – thank you Dr. Fagan and everyone at Caressant Care.


Connelly GilesCONNELLY, Giles - (Resident of Haliburton, Ontario) - Peacefully surrounded by his family on Thursday evening, February 16, 2017 in his 91st year.

Beloved husband of Gladys Connelly (nee Smith). Loving father of Susan (William Sinclair) of Oshawa and Peter (Gail) of Barrie.

Fondly remembered by his grandchildren Brian (Carol), Angela (Isaac), April (Chad), Shay (Kal), Lindsay (Geoff), Douglas and by great grandchildren Storm, Felicity, Kaine, Colby, Cassidy, Xavier, Keyaira and Remy.

Dear brother of Norma Curran. Predeceased by his daughter Carolyn, his brothers Ivan, Melvin and sisters Grace, Wanda and Marion. Also fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews.


Roberts ElaineROBERTS, Elaine Delores - Passed away suddenly at home in Haliburton on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. In her 85th year.

Dear mother of Jwayne (Jim), Tom (Suzanne), Kim (Keith) and Wendy (Kevin). Loving grandmother of 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

Dear sister of Bernice (Roy), Jack (Barb), Eleanor (Jim). Fondly remembered by her nieces, nephews, family and friends.