HAYSTEAD, Shirley Elizabeth (Spas) - Passed away peacefully at the Brockville General Hospital, Charles Street Site on Sunday, May 21, 2017. Shirley Elizabeth (Spas) Haystead, at the age of 79 years.

Beloved wife of Don Haystead and cherished mother of Karen Nolan (Richard) and Susan de la Fuente (Gus). Loving grandmother of Serena, Tyler, Sheldon, Tanner and Alina.

Dear sister of Al Spas (Rosemarie).


Lee GladysLEE, Gladys Jean (nee Alkenbrack) - Suddenly as a result of complications from surgery at the Kingston General Hospital, on Saturday, May 20, 2017 in her 87th year.

Predeceased by her cherished husband George Paul Lee.

Loving and devoted mother of Raymon (Katie) of Belleville and Robin (Sue) of Napanee. Sadly missed by her grandchildren Aaron (Cara), Michael (Caitlin) and Kieran and great grandson Charlie. Always remembered by her daughters-in-law Cathy, Sherri and Jennifer.


Hanna BettyHANNA, Marjorie Elizabeth 'Betty' - Passed away peacefully in her 89th year on May 19, 2017, surrounded by her loving family at The John M. Parrott Centre in Napanee, Ontario, after a long battle with Alzheimer's.

Devoted wife of Bill for 67 years.

Loving mother of Valerie Madden (predeceased by Jim); Michelle Hanna (Dario Savio); Brad Hanna (Liz); loving grandmother to Jennifer (Ryan McConnell), Nathaniel, Jessica (Mitchell Radowitz), Rachel, and Nicole; loving great-grandmother to Claire, Quinn and Noah.


Tappin CharmaineTAPPIN, Charmaine Theresa - Passed away peacefully at Kingston General Hospital in her 74th year, on Friday, May 19, 2017.

Predeceased by her parents Garnet and Germaine Andrews, and her Sister Cheryl Froats. Survived by her loving and devoted husband Percy of 52 years, sons Deryk (Ai Ming) and Timothy (Debbie), grandsons Nathan and Nolan, and her sister Charline.

Charmaine was a graduate of Peterborough Teachers College and taught primary grades in the Catholic School system at Kingston and Ottawa.


McFadden TheresaMcFADDEN, Theresa Maude (Taillon) - Peacefully entered into rest at the Brockville General Hospital, Garden Street Site on Thursday May 18th, 2017. Theresa (Taillon) McFadden of Brockville aged 71 years.

Beloved wife of the late Lloyd McFadden.

Loving mother of Kelly Campbell (Tim) of Johnstown, Marie Throop (Jim Robbins) of Maitland, Charles McFadden, Kevin McFadden (Loretta) both of Brockville and Joanna McFadden (Bryan Simoes) of New Jersey.

Cherished grandmother of Catheryn Ford, Skyler Ford, Cassandra Throop, Tiffnay Throop, Dallas Campbell and 4 great grandchildren.


Wiltse RonWILTSE, Ronald Cecil - Entered into rest at the Brockville General Hospital, Garden Street Site on Thursday May 18, 2017. Ronald Cecil Wiltse of North Augusta, aged 91 years.

Beloved husband of Kathy and proud Pappy of Billy DeGraaff (Lisa).


Cauley LauraCAULEY, Laura Teresa (Donovan) - Entered into rest at Maple View Lodge, Athens on Thursday, May 18, 2017. Laura (Donovan) Cauley, at the age of 91 years.

Wife of the late Gerard Cauley and dear mother of Linda (Jim) Kafenzakis, Marilyn Washburn (Gary) and Jeanette Cauley (Melissa Cailleaux).

Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Tina, Nicholas and Emily Kafenzakis, Randy Besco, Gillian Clutton, Matthew and Curtis Washburn, Annie and Felicia Cailleaux-Cauley. Also survived by eight great grandchildren.

Predeceased by daughter Anne Cauley, and siblings Norbert, Herman, George and John Edward Donovan and by sisters Geraldine Sullivan, Louise Donovan, Dorothy Kelly, Edna Slack, Loretta Henderson and Gertrude Donovan.


MacKinnon LorneMacKINNON, Lorne Bruce - Died suddenly near Picton, Ontario on Thursday, May 18, 2017 in his 69th year.

He leaves behind dear son Malcolm and wife Elaine, brothers Don and Wayne.

Eldest son of the late Hector and Rosa. Loving uncle to Breton, Keegan and Ainsley.


De Matos TeodoricoDe MATOS, Teodorico - With family by his side at Providence Care Hospital, Kingston on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 in his 72nd year.

Survived by his loving and cherished wife Natalia (nee Henriques). Loving father of Luis (Kathleen) and Gloria De Matos. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Julien, Adeline and Liam.

Dear brother of Idalina Fragoso (late Joao) of Kingston, Joao De Matos (Ilda) of Portugal, late Jacinto De Matos (Maria Do Carmo) of Portugal, Alexandrino De Matos (Maria Adelaide) of Kingston, Luisa Evaristo (Carlos) of Kingston. Fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews and extended family.


Murdoch KathleenMURDOCH, Kathleen Isobel (nee Wilson) - Passed away peacefully at the Village Green Nursing Home in Selby on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at age 80.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Robert.

Loved and cherished mother of Derek Murdoch (Pam) of Napanee, Colleen Murdoch (Jace Baart) of Ottawa, Brian Murdoch (Sherry) and Erin Milligan (Wayne) of Napanee. Proud grandmother of Ying, Shaye and Zachary.

Kathleen will be missed by her extended family and friends in Canada and in Ireland.


Beach WalterBEACH, Walter Reuben - Suddenly, but peacefully, at the Helen Henderson Care Centre on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at age 84.

Predeceased in 2003 by his beloved wife Verna (nee Gill).

Much loved father of Doug, Cindy Letourneau (Darrell), Linda Rogers (John) and David. Sadly missed by his grandchildren, Jody (Sherry), Travis (Tracy), Mark (Justine), Melissa, Michael, Jeffrey (Vanessa), Adam, Dustin (Katie) and Brandon and by his 13 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandson.


Geiger DotGEIGER, Dorothy Anne 'Dot' (nee Ross) - (September 28, 1929 – May 17, 2017) -

It is with sadness but joy for Dorothy’s 87 years that her family announces her sudden passing at Kingston General Hospital.

Predeceased by her daughter Elizabeth (Paul), and her son Stephen (Julia), she is survived by her children Hugh (Sheelagh), Kathy, Janet (Laurie) and Laura.  Dorothy will be especially missed by her 10 grandchildren Erin, Heather, Alexander, Ross, Malcolm, Winton, Sophie, Olivia, Isabel and Thomas.

Dot was a remarkable woman who lived a remarkable life.  From her love of teaching and dedication to public education to her conservation efforts and successful fight to preserve the Kingston waterfront for public access, she was always ahead of her time.


Stefan SofiaSTEFAN, Sofia (Michalski) - Peacefully at Trillium Long Term Care on Wednesday May 17, 2017 in her 97th year.

Sofia was born in Lodz, Poland. She was very devoted to her faith and was a longtime member of the Catholic Women’s League and the Legion of Mary. She is predeceased by her husband Andreas Stefan, her parents her sister and her two brothers.

Dearest mother of Richard (Woodstock, ON), Alice Tippin and her husband Les (Sydenham, ON), Irene Tittemore and her husband James (Calgary, AB), Michael and his wife Helga (Harrowsmith, ON) and Andrew and his wife Catherine (Kingston, ON).


Collins ShirleyCOLLINS, Shirley Anne (nee Walsh) - Passed away peacefully, with her family by her side, on Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 at the age of 76.

Loving wife of Jerome and mother of Paul (Terri), Peggie (Steven) and Danny (Debbie). Proud Nan of Lee, Jay, Jeffrey, Eric, Lindsey (Nick), Courtney, Sydney and Justin; great-grandmother of Trey.

Dear sister of Helen, Dorothy (Fred), Joan, Maureen (Dick), Sheila, Colleen (Greg) and Ed; sister-in-law to Leon (Helen) and Theresa. Predeceased by her sisters Bernice and Mary. 


Butcher DirmaBUTCHER, Dirma (Moraal) - Entered into rest with family by her side on Tuesday May 16, 2017,  Dirma (Moraal) Butcher of Elizabethtown aged 64 years.

Beloved wife of Harry Edward Butcher and the late Herman Kaldeway.

Loving mother of Angela VanMourik (Richard), Emily Castle (Andrew) and Dan Kaldeway (Lisa). Cherished grandmother of Connor and Sarah Haggett, Jackson and Micheala VanMourik, Sophie, Evan, Isaac and Isabelle Castle.


Barkley BillBARKLEY, Wilbert 'Bill' Samuel - Bill passed away peacefully at Trillium Retirement Care in Kingston on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at age 96.

Predeceased by his beloved wife Violet on May 14, 2016. Loving father of Bill (Darlene Bell), Jean (Ed Watt), Brenda McPhail (Allan), Gordon (Kathy) and the late Pat Gervis (late Gary). Proud grandfather of 11, great grandfather of 9 and great-great grandfather of 1.

Survived by his brother George (Susan) and predeceased by his sister Blanche Duff (late John).


Petersen MaryPETERSEN, Mary (nee Riefel) - Peacefully at the Kingston General Hospital on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at age 82.

Loving mother of Michael (Ulli) of Kingston.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Heinz and by her sisters Heidi and Margot.


MERRIAM, Richard Thomas 'Rick' - After a courageous battle, on Tuesday May 16, 2017 at the age of 60.

Beloved husband of Elaine Lowe. Loving father of Shayna Merriam.

Dear brother of John (Joan), Jim (Mandy), Don (Patty), Beth (Irvin), Barbara (Brian) and brother-in-law of Ron Lowe (Elaine). Cherished uncle to Chad, Shane, Alicia, Brendan, Jennifer, Colin, Sarah, Meghan, Grace, Jessica, Ethan, Deborah and Jennifer.


Barbosa MarioBARBOSA, Mario Medeiros - Peacefully at the Kingston General Hospital on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 in his 81st year.

Beloved husband of 57 years to Maria Lourdes Barbosa. Loving father of Mario, Robert (Janet) and Ana. Cherished grandfather of Kianna, Korrin, Vanessa, Savannah and Nikole.

Brother of Albano (Eduarda), Eduardo (Conceicao), Jose (Olivia), Maria Jose, Ilda, Barbara (Eduino) and Natalia. He will be missed by his many nieces, nephews and friends.


Vankeeken CatharinaVANKEEKEN, Catharina - Entered into rest at the Brockville General Hospital Charles Street Site on Monday May 15, 2017. Catharina Vankeeken of Brockville aged 89 years.

Beloved wife of the late Willem Vankeeken, loving mother of Gerald (Cheryl) of Calgary, William (Patti) of Ottawa and Ronald (Marjan) of the Netherlands. Oma of Scott, Mike, Chris (Marissa), Shawn (Rebecca), Willem (Hanneke),Tina (Martein), Marije (Tijmen) and Great Oma of 5.

Sister of Eef and Gerarda. Predeceased by her parents Gerard and Kniertje (Idelenburg) Stapper, sisters Maartje, Dick, Lena and brothers Jaap and Henk.


Shirokoff NettieSHIROKOFF, Natalka 'Nettie' (nee Yaremko) - (December 6, 1927 – Rycroft, AB - May 15, 2017 – Kingston, ON)

Our Lord has called our dear Mom, Nettie Shirokoff, home on the evening of Monday May 15, 2017 at the age of 89 years.

Mom was born into a large Ukrainian immigrant farming family in Northern Alberta. Her family eventually moved to Agassiz British Columbia where she began school. She became an award-winning accordionist and eventually moved back to Calgary Alberta becoming lead accordionist and singer with the Calgary Ukrainian Orchestra and Choir, finishing her high school at Western Canada HS, and singing in operas, choirs, and dance bands entertaining the troops.

Upon her father’s death she moved to Vancouver BC and found her passion caring for others. Mom graduated from nursing at Vancouver General Hospital receiving a scholarship to specialize in cardiac at Baltimore Hospital.


Peckford MollyPECKFORD, Molly Louise - Passed away, at the Kingston General Hospital on Sunday, May 14, 2017. Molly Louise Peckford of Kingston and formerly of Arden at age 85.

Beloved wife of the late Roland Peckford and dear mother of Lisa Peckford of Ajax. Grandmother of Evan Ste-Croix (April) and Brent Ste-Croix (Natalie) and great-grandmother of Cale and Jace.

Sister of Ruby Quillian, Joan Hatfield and Munden Ivany and the late Yvonne, Dorothy, Howard and Fred.


Woodside BillWOODSIDE, William 'Bill' - Passed away peacefully surrounded by family at Kingston General Hospital on Sunday May 14, 2017 at age 85.

Predeceased by his beloved wife Sally, son Dave and brother Bob.  He leaves behind daughters Barb Woodside and Joan Raleigh (Jack) and daughter-in-law Sarah (Reid) Woodside.  Treasured grandfather of Claire, Jimmy and Sally Woodside; also James, William and Julia Raleigh.

He will also be missed by dear family in Northern Ireland and sister Margaret Bergin of Ottawa.


McFARLANE, Ruth Anne - Surrounded by family on Saturday, May 13, 2017, at Lennox and Addington General Hospital in her 77th year.

Dear wife of Jim. Loving mother to Vicki (Bart Panchenko) of Mississauga and Coleen (Julian Nye) of Enterprise.

She will be fondly remembered by her sisters Margaret Coughlin (Late Don) of Keswick, Christine Shelley (Late Don) of Kingston, Susan Rivard of Hamilton, Dale Long (Ray) of Ottawa, Bonnie Ramsay of Yarker and Donna Kent (Jack) of Amherstview. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends.


Magee HildaMAGEE, Hilda Agnes - Passed away, peacefully at Shepherd Lodge in Toronto on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Hilda Agnes Magee, formerly of Napanee at age 104.

Beloved wife of the late John Douglas Magee.

Dear mother of Marilyn Sweetnam (Paul) of Brighton, Catharine Magee (Carlos Tomas) and Janice Magee-Saxton (Paul) of Toronto and Brian Magee (Kathryn) of Guelph. Also loved by 9 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.


Lailey RobertLAILEY, Robert George - Peacefully passed away at Kingston General Hospital on Saturday, May 13th, 2017 in his 60th year.

Loving brother to Karen Lailey (Renay Newhook) and Tracey Perkins (Rob). Cherished uncle to Brittany and great uncle to Lily. Nephew to Robert (Muriel) Frederick.