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).


Badour ScotBADOUR, Scot Richard - Passed away suddenly at his residence on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, in his 51st year.

Cherished partner of Jocelyne Downey, loving father of Liam and Shannon.

Dear son of Marion Tizard, late step father David. Dear brother of Jimmy (Lynn), Kim (Jim), late step brother David. Scot will always be remembered by his nieces, nephews, other family and friends.


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.


De Sousa BelmiraDe SOUSA, Belmira Almeida - (March 29, 1931 - May 13, 2017) - After a brief illness at the Kingston General Hospital, on Saturday, May 13, 2017.

Beloved wife of the late Jose Raposo Sousa.

Loving mother of Sid, Fern and Joe and predeceased by John and Natalie.

Cherished by her many grandchildren; Mike, Sheri, Katlyn, Phillip, Conner and Angeline, Tyler and Ashley, Eric and Natasha, John John, Andramada, Viga and Jesse, and by her two great grandchildren Donte and Calie.


Clare JeanCLARE, Jean Elizabeth (Carty) - Peacefully at the Kingston General Hospital on Firday, May 12, 2017 in her 100th year.

Beloved wife of the late Dr. D.Wesley Clare. M.C.  Loved mother of Scott (Dianna) Clare of Brantford and Margaret Clare of Kingston. Cherished grandmother of Meagan and David (Toni), Andre (Laura) Kuyntjes and Beth Kuyntjes; and her great grand-daughter Baby Evelyn.

Dear sister of Maureen Davis (late Tom), Pat (Carol) and predeceased by her parents John Joseph Carty and Beatrice (Murphy) Carty and 8 other brothers and sisters. She will be fondly remembered by her many nieces, nephews and cousins. 


Gendron RichardGENDRON, Richard Roger - Entered into rest at the Brockville General Hospital Garden St. Site on Friday, May 12th, 2017. Richard Gendron of Addison, aged 72 years.

Beloved husband of Diane (Dillabough) Gendron. Loving father of Chantal Richards (Donnie) and Christian Gendron (Sheri) all of Brockville.  Cherished grandfather of Michael Richards (Loni), Lyndsay Richards, Katie Gendron and Alexis Gendron.

Dear brother of Jerry Gendron. Predeceased by his parents Lloyd and Irene (Marcil) Plummer.


Mills GarrettMILLS, Garrett Harrison - Passed away suddenly on Friday, May 12th, 2017.

Garrett was a shining light whose greatest desire was to brighten the lives of those he encountered in his everyday life. His positive attitude towards everything and everyone was an inspiration to the many who knew him.

Garrett was born on February 27th, 2002 in Winnipeg, MB. His favourite things to do were spending time with family, friends and his dog Roscoe. Garrett loved nature, biking, and take afternoon walks along the boardwalk. Garrett was also an avid video gamer, but true to his nature he never played anything violent.

Garrett had great aspirations for his future with an interest in becoming a professional photographer. More than that, he expressed many times how he wanted to make a difference in the world. He was a natural peacemaker. He could never understand why people or nations had difficulty in co-existing.


Avery DougAVERY, Douglas Hubert - Entered into rest at the Rosebridge Manor in Jasper, Ontario on Friday, May 12th, 2017. Doug Avery, formerly of Halleck’s Road West, aged 74 years.

Loving father of Colleen Avery and Laurelle Avery (David) all of Brockville and Marnie Newell (Jay) of Edmonton, AB. Cherished grandfather of Maeve Haws, Ryan Graham, Emma and Joel Blackwell, Chloë and Christopher Newell.

Dear brother of Shirley Avery of Brockville. Predeceased by his parents Hubert and Margaret (Robinson) Avery and aunts Helen Steacy (Boyd), Emma Robinson, Jean Avery (Francis) and Jessie Avery (Kenneth).


BLACK, Jean Eveline - At the Smiths Falls & Perth District Hospital (Perth Site) on Friday May 12th, 2017. The former Jean Eveline Dillabough, age 91 years of Toledo.

Beloved companion of Arthur Vogel. Mother of Sharon Lazaruk, and her son Bruce Lazaruk, both of B.C.

Survived by 2 half-brothers and one half-sister, Earl Dillabough (Marlene), Jack Dillabough (Jan) and Shirley Tobin all of Prescott. Also survived by a brother-in-law, Jim McDougall of Amherstview. Predeceased by 3 sisters, and one half-brother, Hilda Olmstead of Jasper, Edith Johnston, Muriel McDougall both of Brockville and Garnet Dillabough of Prescott.


Caird MitchellCAIRD, Mitchell Anthony - Died tragically after a motor vehicle accident, Thursday, May 11th, 2017, in his 26th year, which also claimed the lives of his mother Christina Hanrahan, step dad Pierre Courville, and best friend Zack MacGregor.

Mitchell leaves behind his devoted fiancée Vivian in the Phillipines, loving father Andy Caird, step mom Tracy Caird, and cherished son Logan Turcotte.

Survived by his siblings Christian Hanrahan (Jeff), Jessie Hanrahan (Briana), Zackary Archer (Deanna), Lacy Caird (Andrew), Victoria Caird (Darcy), Jesse Spearin (Alex).


Hanrahan ChristinaHANRAHAN, Christina Marie - Died tragically after a motor vehicle accident, Thursday, May 11th, 2017, in her 45th year, which also claimed the lives of her partner Pierre Courville, her son Mitchell Caird and his best friend Zack MacGregor.

Loving daughter of Donna and Harvey Hanrahan. Cherished mother of Christian Hanrahan (Jeff), Jessie Hanrahan (Briana), Zackary Archer (Deanna), and Mitchell’s fiancée Vivian.

Devoted grandmother to Kadence Hanrahan, Merissa Mountenay, Clarissa Mountenay, Jupitor Gilfillen-Hanrahan, Faith Baldwind, Arriah Hanrahan and Logan Turcotte.


MacGregor ZacheryMacGREGOR, Zachery James - Tragically on the 401, on Thursday May 11, 2017 at age 22.

Beloved son of Sandra Morin and Mark MacGregor. Much loved brother of Chelsea, Brandan, and the late McKenzie Lynn.

Grandson of the late Shirley and James Morin and Patricia MacGregor and the late Douglas. He will be sadly missed by his numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.


Beauchamp ShirleyBEAUCHAMP, Shirley June (nee Thompson) - (August 14, 1934 - May 11, 2017) -

Shirley (nee Thompson), died peacefully with dignity at Kingston General Hospital while surrounded by the love of her family.

Predeceased by her loving husband of 39 years, Gerald "Gerry" Robert Beauchamp.

Dear mother of Brian (Sandra) of Odessa, Mike (Trish) of Napanee and Susan McCracken (Fred) of Athens. Affectionately known as "Grandma" to Brett (Angelyn) and Jeffrey; David; Morgan (Luis) and Kirby, and "Granny" to great-grandchildren, Makayla, Emma, Evan and Neva.


Warren VivaWARREN, Viva Josephine (Andress) - Entered into rest at the Brockville General Hospital Garden St. Site on Thursday May 11th, 2017. Viva (Andress) Warren of Brockville, aged 88 years.

Beloved wife of the late Hartley Warren.

Loving mother of Beverley Clarke (Gord) of Brockville, Gloria VanDusen (Roger) of Mallorytown, Barbara Moore (Tremaine) of Vulcan, AB, Sylvia Black (Neil) of Maitland and Larry Warren of Edmonton. Cherished grandmother of 10 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

Predeceased by her parents Ross and Edith (Johnston) Andress, sister Belva Pelehos (Jim) and brothers Brian and Bernard Andress.  Also survived by several nieces and nephews.