Dennis HelenDENNIS, Helen Barbara (nee Prentice) - It is with sadness that our family announces the passing of our Mom, Grandma, GG, and wife.

Mom passed away on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 embraced by her children.

Babs was the beloved wife of Dad, Pat Dennis for 68 years.

Her children, Kathy Richard of Bath, Joanne Oliver (Barry) of Oakville, Barb Crawford (Murray) of Bath and John Dennis (Tanis) of Ottawa will miss her tremendously.


KNAPP, Robert Joseph 'Bobby' - Peacefully, at Providence Continuing Care Centre, Kingston, on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 in his 80th year.

Dear son of the late Helen and William Knapp. Dear brother of Richard (Betty) Knapp, Gerald (Rose) Knapp, Otha (the late Linda) Knapp, Audrey (Darv) Hamilton, Georgina and the late Billy (the late Cecile), Pauline (the late Roy) and Doug (surviving wife Joan).


Sonneveld ConnieSONNEVELD, Connie (formerly Quist) - Peacefully at home with her children at her side on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at the age of 85.

Beloved wife of the late Hank Quist and Bill Sonneveld. Loving mother Mary Quist (Doug Breen) and Alex Quist (Theresa). Cherished grandmother and Oma of Nicole (Jim) and Brad.

Dearly loved by her twin sister Lien. Close friend and sister-in-law to Joe (deceased), Claizen, Willy and survived by many others in the Sonneveld family.


Ste. Croix HuguetteSTE. CROIX, Huguette M. (Vachon) - Entered into rest at the Brockville General Hospital, Charles St. Site on Tuesday October 10th, 2017. Huguette (Vachon) Ste. Croix of Brockville and formerly of London, Ontario, aged 82 years.

Beloved wife of Joseph St. Croix.

Loving mother of Suzanne Ste. Croix (Brent Radbourne) of Owen Sound, Patricia McAlpine (Mark) of Belleville, Robert Ste. Croix (Michelle) of Belmont and Michelle Moulton (Richard) of Spencerville.


Westall RogerWESTALL, Roger John - (1963 - 2017) - After a hard fought battle with diabetes, Roger passed away October 10, 2017 peacefully at home, where he wanted to be.

He is survived by his best friend Barry DeJong along with his children Daryll, Lindsy (Tony) and Stephanie and grandchildren Hayley, Quinn and Owen.

Roger is survived by siblings Karen, Warren (Kathy) and Gillian Jackson (Steve), his nieces Chenoa, Chelsea, Christine, Maia, nephew Gavin and great nieces Jordan and Meyline. Predeceased by his parents Patricia and Stan Westall.


Wilson MurrayWILSON, Murray - (Retired Lt. Col., Canadian Armed Forces) - Peacefully with family by his side, at the Lennox and Addington County Hospital in Napanee on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Murray Wilson of Napanee at age 81.

Beloved husband of Donna Wilson (Bush) and dear father of Karen Wilson of Barrie; Sandra Krahl (Michael) of Guelph and Trevor Wilson (Corinne) of Kingston.

Grandfather of Kristopher and Kyle Krahl; Miles Wilson and Kelsea Dale. Great-grandfather to Kale and Beatrix Ellery-Krahl.


HAMILTON, Robert John - It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Robert John Hamilton, age 46, at Kingston General Hospital on October 9, 2017. Rob was surrounded by family as he peacefully succumbed to injuries sustained in a tragic accident. 

Rob is survived by his mother, Carol Anne Cruise, grandmother Sybil Kelly, stepfather Gary Cruise, and trusted sidekick, Shetland Sheepdog Jak, all of Kingston.

He was predeceased by his best friend and grandfather John Kelly, and his steadfast companion, his Shetland Sheepdog, Ziggy.


SHAW, Viola - (October 9, 1920 - October 9, 2017) - Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on her 97th birthday. Viola passed from this world to her eternal home.

Predeceased by her loving husband Mallory Arnold.

Survived by her children, Jessie (Lawrence) Kennedy, Arnold (Patricia) Shaw, Sharon Spencer (Ronald Shaw), and Allan (Sandra) Shaw, 9 grandchildren (predeceased by one) and several great and great great grandchildren.


Smith EvaSMITH, Eva Christine (nee Meyer-Bremen) - On October 9, 2017, in her 91st year, Eva Christine Smith (nee Meyer-Bremen) passed away as she would have wished - peacefully, in her sleep, at home with family.

Eva was born in 1926 to a prominent family in Dresden, Germany. Shortly after WWII, travelling on her own, Eva left what had become East Germany. Slipping through the border in East Berlin, she immigrated first to England, where she worked in London for five years, and then to Canada, where she lived the rest of her life.

Eva met her husband, Paul Smith (originally from Gananoque), at the Strathgowan Badminton Club in Toronto in 1954, quickly coming to embrace his close-knit family and their cottage in the Thousand Islands.


Anderson AidanANDERSON, Aidan M. - (October 25, 1999 - October 8, 2017) - It is with deep sorrow that we announce the sudden passing of Aidan M. Anderson; our son, brother and grandson.

Left to mourn are his mother Ann Stewart of Kingston, father Mark Anderson of Lindsay, and brothers Keiran and Liam, both of Kingston.

Survived by his grandmother Maxine Anderson (late Norman) of Lindsay, as well as aunts, uncles and cousins.

Aidan was a former student at Bayridge Secondary School. He enjoyed woodworking, as well as designing and constructing skateboards and he had passion for various genres of music.


Wight WendyWIGHT, Wendy Joy (Waddingham) - It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Wendy, age 61 years surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, October 8, 2017, due to a rare cancer.

Beloved wife and soulmate of Shaun Wight, Kingston of 34 years. Cherished mother of Ryan Wight (Kira), Stoney Creek and Brittany Wight, Kingston.

Loving daughter of Joy and the late Reginald Waddingham, London. Dear sister of Shari Parker (Brian), London, Timothy Waddingham, London, and sister-in-law Erin Wight, Kingston. Special aunt of Jason Wight, Jenna Parker, and Devon Parker.

Wendy was a retired French Teacher.


Drury SandraDRURY, Sandra Lee (Scero) - Peacefully in her sleep, at the Lennox and Addington County Hospital in Napanee on Sunday, October 8, 2017. Sandra Lee Drury (Scero) of Napanee at age 67.

Beloved wife of Bob Drury and dear mother of Tara Drury (Colin Mucci) of Uxbridge and Casey Drury of Deseronto. Grandmother of Kaylib Drury; Olivia, Reed, Wade and Evalyn Mucci.

Sister of Randy Scero (Sue); Terry Scero; Rob Scero (Danni) and Jill Scero. Also survived by several nieces and nephews.


Adams BrianADAMS, John 'Brian' - Passed away at the Kingston General Hospital on Sunday, October 8, 2017 after a short illness. John Brian Adams, at the age of 60 years.

Much loved and forever missed brother of Carol Moore (Dave), Hugh Adams (Bev), Cindy Adams, and Heather Piper (Stephen).

Loving uncle to Rick Adams, Sherry Adams, Steve Moore (Jen), Tom Moore (Kelly), Joel Moore, Tracy Gemmill, Chris Gemmill, Stephanie Piper, and Dylan Piper. Will be missed by numerous great nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents Alfred and Doris (Davidson) Adams and by his siblings Lila Adams, Wayne Adams, Cathy Gemmill and Carl Adams (deceased in infancy).


Van Herpt ZettaVan HERPT, Zetta Ann - (May 1959 – October 2017) - It is with deep sadness that we announce the sudden passing on October 8, 2017 of our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend.

Zetta will be missed dearly by her husband Ed Sr., her two sons Eddie (Tara) and Nick (Shannon) and by her grandchildren Lucas, Levi, Bentley and Collins.

Zetta was the sister of John (Donna) and Gord (Martha) Hitch.

Survived by her father John Hitch. Predeceased by her mother Winnifred “Queenie” Hitch.


Murray EricMURRAY, Dr. Eric James MD - (60+ years in Kiwanis) (Former Director Professional Service Branch –Health Insurance Division-Ministry of Health-ON) -

Peacefully passed away at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie, ON, on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at the age of 95.

Eric, beloved husband of the late Eleanor (nee Nason).  Proud father of James Murray (Marnie), Patricia Murray, Phyllis Murray (Jim), and Eleanor “Tina” Jones (Larry).


Miskow MalgorzataMISKOW, Malgorzata - Peacefully at Providence Care Hospital on Sunday, October 8, 2017 in her 65th year. 

Beloved wife of 39 years to Leslaw. Loving mother of Chris (Brianne).

Cherished Babcia of Elizabeth, Maxsim and Abaigael.


MARTINSON, Rupert Herman - (November 22, 1925 - October 8, 2017) - With great sadness, we announce that Rupert passed away at his home in Kingston, ON. He was in his 92nd year.

Predeceased by his beloved wife Jean Ann (nee Sykes).

Loving father of Jeff (Susan nee McLaughlin) and Dawn (Randy McKendry) and grandchildren Morgan, Victoria, Emma (McKendry) and George (Martinson).


Rosa TomROSA, Thomas 'Tom' - Owner of Tom's Barber Shop has passed, peacefully in Kingston.

Loving husband of Norma. Dear father of Patti Freeman, Amanda Miller (John), Todd Rosa (Crystal) and stepfather of Andrea Cartile (Nelson); dear grandfather of Jacob, Mia, Quinn, Cash, Colton, Rhys, Tyler, Miguel, Andrew and Victoria.

Survived by his sister Carol Stapley (Joe) and his brother Phil Rosa (Linda) and their families.


DROVER, Frances Dorothy (Nan) - After a really good life, Frances passed away peacefully at the age of 83, in the early morning hours of October 8th, 2017.

Her final days were spent with loved ones and the amazing staff at Providence Care Hospital.

Frances and the late Fred Drover relocated to Kingston from Montreal in 1992 to be closer to their grandsons, and were longtime residents of Country Pines.

She was married to Fred for 60+ happy and very funny years. Sadly losing her son Ken Drover, Det. Sgt Peel Regional Police in March 2015. She is survived by her two daughters, Debra Drover (Maurice) of Montreal, and Brenda DeWitt (Brian).


Love ChristinaLOVE, Christina Doris (nee Hicks) - (1930 - 2017), in her 87th year, passed away October 8, 2017 at Providence Care Hospital in Kingston surrounded by her children.

She was the beloved wife of Morley Love (predeceased), treasured mother of Brian (Suzanne), Brenda (Russell) and Jennifer (Bradley), loving grandmother of Keith (Vanessa), Melissa (Eric), Martin, Alicia, and Caleb, and delighted great grandmother of Tyler, Sidnee, Adele, and Jaida Rose.

Christina was also the cherished sister of her predeceased siblings, Geraldine, George, and Marion, and the dear aunt of many nieces and nephews.


Howard ValerieHOWARD, Valerie Christina (Filson) - Passed away after a lengthly illness at Kingston Health Sciences Centre on Saturday, October 7, 2017 in her 64th year.

Valerie was a valued employee of Empire Life Insurance Company of over 30 years.

Cherished wife of Bob Howard of 42 years. Sadly missed by her parents Barbara and the late Harry Filson. Dear sister of Garry (Susan) Filson. Lovingly remembered by her special niece Ashley Filson, Derek Grange (Eva Gerus) and Kristy Grange (Deryk Heroux) as well as her extended family and many friends.


McBAIN, John Kendall - Entered into rest at the Sackville Memorial Hospital, N.B., on Saturday October 7th, 2017. John Kendall McBain age 77 years.

Beloved son of the late Ronald McBain and the former Kathleen Morrison. Dear brother of Joanne Locke of Thunder Bay, Darlene Howard ( Tom Carr ) of Brockville and Veronica Galway of Frankville.

Predeceased by two brothers, Frederick and Malcolm McBain, and two brothers-in-law, Jack Locke and Barry Galway.


Leith JamesLEITH, James Andrews, Professor Emeritus - (1931 - 2017) - Passed away unexpectedly at his home on Saturday, October 7, 2017.

Remembered lovingly by Marc, Matthew, Sasha, Misha and Carole.

Great grandfather of Tristan and Abigail.


McMachen WesleyMcMACHEN, Wesley C. - (August 17, 1933 – October 7, 2017) - Wesley passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family at the Kingston General Hospital in his 85th year.

Beloved husband of 63 years to Thelma McMachen. Cherished Dad of Paul, Faye Nourry (Lee), Wayde, Trina Smith (Jeff) and Amy Cavanagh (Shawn).

Wesley was predeceased by his great granddaughter Trinity and will be lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Jaymi, Bryan (Jen), Shannon (Cory), Amanda (Bryan), William (Ashley), Sara, Gage and Seth as well as his nine great-grandchildren.


Shepherd JackSHEPHERD, Reverend John Charles 'Jack' 'Chief' - Gone to be with the Lord on Friday, October 6, 2017. John Charles “Jack” Shepherd passed away peacefully at Hospice Prince Edward at the age of 84.

Dearly loved husband of Lois Shepherd (nee McKuen) for 64 years. Loving father of Robert “Bob”, John “Ted”, Richard and Randal and father-in-law of Kelly Shepherd (nee Thomson) and Sharon Shepherd (nee MacInnes).

Cherished grandfather of Samuel, Gregory, Andrew, Megan, Randi, Bob, Rebecca, Scott, Paul and Laura and great grandfather of Eliana, Noah, Stephan, Aiyanna, Devin,  Luke and Liam.


Wensing GerryWENSING, Gerhardus Johannes 'Gerry' - (1935 - 2017) - (Retired from 35 years Queens University Physical Plant) - Peacefully at Providence Care Hospital, surrounded by the love of his family, on Friday October 6, 2017.

Beloved husband and best friend of 58 years to Ondina (nee Coronica). Devoted and Cherished father of Patricia Doleman (Ted). Adored Grandfather “Opa”, who will be greatly missed by Christopher (Shanon), Veronica (Andrew) and Jacqueline (Jeremy).

He is survived by his brothers George (Alice), Ted (Marilyn) and Frank (Sherry). Predeceased by his parents Joseph and Elizabeth, brothers Hein, Jopie, John, and sisters Betsy and Willy.