BLASCO, Constance Irene 'Connie' - Connie, known to all as Nana and Auntie Connie, passed away peacefully in her sleep in her 94th year at Oakwood Terrace, Dartmouth NS on Valentine's Day - February 14, 2017.
Born in Winnipeg Man., Connie moved to Toronto with her husband at the end of WWII. She moved to Lindsay in 1962 where she resided until her move to Dartmouth in 2011.
Connie led an energetic, enthusiastic and busy life actively involved in raising a family, working as a bookkeeper, helping run a business, travelling the globe, donating her time to charities and volunteer organizations and even working as a bus tour guide around Canada and the US in her 70's.
BURKE, Robert George - It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Robert George Burke, at the Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay on Monday, February 13, 2017.
Surrounded by his family, Robert passed away peacefully into the presence of his Lord and Saviour.
Robert, in his 94th year, was the beloved husband of Alice (nee McDonald).
Much loved father of Sharon Cooley (Chris), Bonnie Burke, Heather Burke (Tristram) and Dale Burke (Starla). Loving grandfather of Philip and Martin.
BARKER, Douglas Charles - Entered into rest at the Ross Memorial Hospital on Monday, February 13th, 2017 in his 58th year.
Douglas was the loving husband of Gwen Archer and in their 36th year of marriage.
Loving father of Courtney (Pierce) Robitaille of Alberta, Alicia (Jesse Sullivan), Mitchell (Jessica Heard). Cherished papa of Brooklynn "Babs" Barker. Son of the Flossie Parcells and late Lorne Barker.
Brother of Sheryle Currins (Murray), Gerald (Connie), Nancy Pearce (Ron), David (Virginia), Barbara John (Jeffrey) and predeceased by Gary and Pat. Dear son-in-law of Joe and Eleanor Archer. Douglas will be lovingly remembered by his many nieces and nephews.
MANGAARD, Kathryn Ann Kenzie - (October 14, 1958 - February 13, 2017) -
Passed away Monday, February 13, 2017.
Cremation has taken place.
JONES, Carol E. - (Resident of Haliburton, Ontario) - Surrounded by friends who loved her, Carol passed peacefully on Saturday morning, February 11, 2017 in her 95th year.
Loving mother of Melanie, Carol, Christopher and Denise.
Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Doug, Bonnie, Stephen, Sean, Rob, John, Tom, Brooke and Jancis and by her 11 great grandchildren. Dear sister of Mary Clark.
Predeceased by her daughter Nancy and her sister Gloria Hailey.
LEMESURIER, Joseph Herman Honore - (May 14, 1944 - February 11, 2017) -
Passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017 at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay.
DENBY, Paul Charles John - On Saturday, February 11, 2017, Paul’s fight with ALS ended with peace, while his family stayed at his side and his many friends were on his mind.
Paul was a loving father to his cherished daughter Summer, and will be remembered by her Mom, Brittany Harper.
Beloved son of Gwen and Bill Denby, and dear brother of Diane (Chris) Mackey. Loving uncle to Olivia and Elora. Paul will be missed by his Grandma Viola McFadyen, his uncle David, Aunt Cleowne, and Uncle Kent, his cousins Jason, Steven, and Kevin, nieces Danika and Ryder. Forever in his heart remains Sara O’Reilly.
REEDS, May - (1922 - 2017) - With sadness we announce the passing of May Reeds on Saturday, February 11th, 2017 at Caressant Care on Mary.
May was the beloved wife of the late Cecil Reeds (1993).
Dearly loved mother of Kaye Reeds (Gary McMullen) and Tom Reeds and his wife Sharon. Dear grandmother of Scott Littlejohn, Angela Brethour (Scott) and Niki Mair. Great grandmother of Ayden and Sam Brethour and Abby and Syerra Mair.
CHOPIN, Theodore Michael - (September 19, 1946 - February 10, 2017) -
Passed away Friday, February 10, 2017 at the age of 70.
PIKE, Lonzel "Lon" -(Proud Veteran WWII) - Entered into rest peacefully at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on Monday, January 30, 2017.
Lon, in his 95th year, was the beloved husband of Sophie for 64 years.
Much loved father of his daughters Cathy and Barb and her husband Doug and loving grandfather of Stephanie and her husband Dan and great grandfather of Ben. He will also be missed by his son Lonny, wife Pat, his grandchildren Wendy, Christopher (deceased), Mathew and Jennifer and his 5 great grandchildren.
Lon touched the lives of many people in his professional and personal lives.
He will be remembered as a honorary director of Lindsay & District Sports Hall of Fame and for his service in the Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve.
WILLIAMS, 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, 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.
WASS, 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, Emilia Barbara - (December 4, 1924 - February 7, 2017 ) -
Passed away Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at Caressant Care McLaughlin, Lindsay.
HURST, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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.