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Murray WestenMURRAY, Westen Bramwell Andrew  - It is with immense pain that we announce the passing of our little man, Westen Bramwell Andrew Murray.

At the young age of 18 months, Westen unexpectedly passed away peacefully in his home on November 23 2017.

Born in Kingston, Ontario, Westen was the youngest child to Drew Murray and Vanessa Ivimey and little brother/best friend to Ryder Murray.


Saunders ShirleySAUNDERS, Shirley Joan (nee Martin)  - She loved life and she LOVED family!

It is with great sadness that the family of Shirley Saunders announce her passing on Thursday, November 23rd at the age of 87 years.

Shirley will be missed dearly by her husband of 68 years, Bob Saunders.

They shared a special love that was an inspiration to all who knew them.

She was a loving and most special mom and mom-in-law to Bob Saunders (Debbie) Stittsville, Brenda Hall (Andy) Richmond, and Lee Campbell (Rob) Kingston.


Steeves LorneSTEEVES, Gary 'Lorne' - Passed away at the Lennox & Addington County General Hospital, Napanee on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. Gary Lorne Steeves of Napanee at age 73.

Beloved husband of Mary Ellen Steeves (Anderson) and dear father of Susan Carey of Napanee and Michael Steeves of North Bay. Grandfather of Liam and Megan Carey, and Kaitlyn and Hailee Steeves.

Brother of Lee Ann Marshall of Smithsville and brother-in-law of Peter Anderson (Sheryl) of Belleville.


Hunt DonaldHUNT, Donald Gordon - Donald Gordon Hunt, at 7:30 am, Wednesday, November 22, 2017, in his family home of over 50 years, surrounded by his soul mate of 47 years, Helen and family, passed away after a short battle with lung cancer.

Born March 12th, 1954, Donald was 63 years old.

Predeceased by his parents Robert and Grace Hunt of Mallorytown, as well as his sister, Carol (Ken) Wilson.

Donald will forever live on in the hearts of his family, his wife, Helen, of 43 years, his daughter Kyla Bissonnette (Wayne Durant), Bill Hunt (Chantel), Chris Hunt (Nicole) as well as his grandchildren Brett, Matthew (Rise), Kassie, Nicolas, Hunter, Madison, Keira, Abbigayle, and great-grandson Felix Enzo, as well as his siblings, Gail (Dan) Poole, Robert Hunt, and Cheryl (T.J.) Hough.


KAVANAGH, Donald Alexander Roy - Entered into rest at the Brockville General Hospital on Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017. Donald Kavanagh, age 82 years of RR#3 Athens, Ontario.

Beloved son of the late Bennett Kavanagh and the former Annie Angeline Adams.

Dear brother of Marie Kavanagh (Mark Stirling) of Brockville. Predeceased by 2 brothers and one step-sister, Archie of Lyndhurst, Harvey of RR3 Athens and Reta Burnham of Brockville.


Butts LarryBUTTS, Larry - Passed away at the Lennox & Addington County General Hospital, Napanee on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 in his 63rd year.

Larry will be deeply missed by his cherished wife Jessi (nee Couture) of 29 years. Loving father of Christopher Pellow (Krista) of London, Clinton Butts (Liz) of Tottenham, Kevin Butts (Jessica) of Napanee and Samantha Butts (Garrett) of Napanee. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Trinity, Charlie and Emmett.

Dear brother of Linda Goddard (Ed) of Renfrew and Robert Butts (Carol) of British Columbia. Beloved son of Leo and (late) Gwen Gollogly. Loving stepson of (late) Floyd Veley.


Fischer MedardFISCHER, Medard - (1942 - 2017) - After a short battle with cancer, Medard passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 22, 2017.

Born in Koln, Germany, Medard is predeceased by his parents Medard Fischer and Berta Stein. He leaves behind his wife Deborah, daughter Samantha, son Medard Tyson, daughter-in-law Rowena White, granddaughter Lilianne, sister Lieselotte Stanzl, brother-in-law Gerd Stanzl, nieces, nephews and friends.

Medard immigrated to Canada at the age of 14, with his mother.  He worked his whole life in the financial sector at various financial institutions.


Stevenson AlexanderSTEVENSON, Alexander - Following a brief illness, passed away peacefully at Trillium Retirement and Care Community in Kingston on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, at the age of 87.

Beloved husband of the late Eleanor (nee Pigeon). Loving father of Donna Marie Lewis of Oakville and Alexander Stevenson of Saskatchewan and lovingly remembered by 13 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.

Survived by his sisters Janet Cyr and Betty Brodeur and by his brother Billy Stevenson. Predeceased by his sister Susan Lamoureaux. Fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews.


Grose RuthGROSE, Ruth (nee Bray) - Passed away surrounded by family at The John M. Parrot Centre after a long battle with Parkinson's on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 in her 78th year.

Predeceased by her cherished husband John. Loving mother of David Grose (Diane) of Napanee and Barbara McEwen (William) of Napanee.

Ruth will be lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Kaitlyn, Emily (Mike), Geoffrey, Connie, Amy and Gabriel as well as her great-grandson Finley.


Shelton DougSHELTON, Douglas George - Passed away peacefully on November 21, 2017 at the age of 73 with his family by his side.

Dearly loved husband of Carol Shelton, loving father of Owen (Sheri) Shelton and Matthew (Laura) Shelton, cherished grandfather of Holly, Jaxon, Jacob, Mitchell, and Tyler.  Predeceased by his parents George and Marguerite Shelton (nee Amey), and his sister Linda Shelton.

Doug proudly graduated from Queens University in 1966 with a degree in mechanical engineering. He married his high school love Carol in June of that same year.


Johnson HeatherJOHNSTON, Heather Anne - Peacefully at home, surrounded by the love of her family, on Tuesday November 21st, 2017 in her 74th year.

Beloved wife of Dr. Edward (Ted) Johnston. She will be missed by her children, by birth and marriage, Alan Westlake-Hildebrand (Catherine), David Westlake (Adele), Lisa Osinga (Chris), Maureen Boisvert (Mike), Sue Johnston (Joe Allen) and Trish Morrison (Mark).

She was the proud grandmother of 18 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter.


Dudley ThelmaDUDLEY, Thelma Marion (Mathewson) - Peacefully entered into rest at the Brockville General Hospital Garden St. Site on Monday November 20th, 2017. Thelma (Mathewson) Dudley of Brockville, aged 75 years.

Beloved wife of the late Ken Dudley. Loving mother of David (Bonnie) of Spencerville, Dawn of Bowmanville, Laurie  and Scott (Julie) all of Brockville. Cherished grandmother of Ashley Gunter, Jacob Dudley, Cheyenne Lopez, Diane and Steven MacDonald and Christopher Coon.

Dear sister of Ruth Caley, Alice Davis, Blanche McCullum and the late Marie Mathewson. Daughter of the late Frederick and Ella (Scriver) Mathewson.


Goosens AdGOOSENS, Arie 'Ad' - Passed away peacefully at the Brockville General Hospital, Charles Street Site on Monday, November 20, 2017. Arie (Ad) Goosens, at the age of 88 years.

Beloved husband of Ada and dear father of Harvey Goosens (Martha) and Steven Goosens (Justine). Fondly remembered by his two cherished granddaughters Marika and Janelle.

Also survived by two sisters and predeceased by a brother all in Holland.


Donnelly VernaDONNELLY, Verna Vada (MacDonald) - Entered into rest peacefully at the Carveth Care Centre, Gananoque on Monday, November 20, 2017. Verna Vada (MacDonald) Donnelly, at the age of 97 years.

Verna was born in Rockport and was the daughter of the late Verny and Helena (nee Slate) MacDonald. She was predeceased by her husband Robert Donnelly in 1991, by her siblings Jack, George, Alfred and Roberta MacDonald and by her stepmother Agnes MacDonald.

She leaves behind a sister Patricia and her husband Arnold Warren, a brother-in-law Doug Donnelly and his wife Jean, as well as several nieces and nephews.


Hollister HaroldHOLLISTER, Harold Willis - Peacefully at St. Lawrence Lodge, Brockville on Monday November 20, 2017. Harold Hollister, in his 92nd year.

Beloved husband of the late Helen Dickson. Dear father of Jean (Wally) Kenny of Kingston, Donna Jansen (Carl Barkley) of Varty Lake. Predeceased by son, Greg Hollister, brothers, Sheldon, Earl and sister Jean.

Loving grandfather of Lisa (John) Gallinaro, Matthew Kenny, Lindsey Hollister, Aaron Hollister and Molly Jansen and great-grandfather of Alexa and Julia Gallinaro.


EVERAARS, Aart L. - Peacefully on November 20, 2017 in his 95th year, at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KGH), surrounded by family. Our Lord, the Master Gardener, called Aart home to the most beautiful garden.

Aart was predeceased by his first wife, Truus. Loving and devoted father of Conrad (Caroline), Nelly Dawson (Tim) and Amy (Jim Bancroft).

He will be dearly missed by his second wife, Rea and her children Ann (Tom), John (Sandra), Shelly (Michael), Krista (Nigel). He will be remembered by his many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


Heron RichardHERON, Richard John - At the Lennox and Addington County Hospital in Napanee on Sunday, November 19, 2017. Richard John Heron of Napanee at age 55.

Dear father of Jasmine Heron of Shannonville and Alexander Heron of Napanee. Brother of Darrell Heron (Julia) and uncle to Paige Heron and Aidan Heron all of Scarborough.

Best friend to Ken Richmond and Kevin Sharpe.


Emberley GwenEMBERLEY, Gwendolyn Lily (nee Pope) - Peacefully surrounded by family at Arbour Heights, Kingston on Saturday November 19, 2017 in her 93rd year.

Predeceased by her cherished husband Bruce.

oving mother of: Lin Epps (Mick), Pam Kearney (David), Ian Emberley (Maria), Glenn Emberley (Erin), John Emberley (Gina), Barbara Gillespie (Alan) and Chris Emberley (Anniko).


Burns DougBURNS, Canon Doug - Passed away peacefully at his home at the age of 94 years on Sunday, November 19, 2017 with the loving care of dedicated Community Care Partners and family.

Husband of Glenda for 61 years, loving father of Brian (Caroline), David (Jody), Susan and family. So proud to be gramps to Dana, Ross, Ian, Jason, Jamie, Bruce, Alexander and Derek, and great-gramps to Alison. The loves of his life.

Canon Burns was a longtime rector at Trinity Anglican Church for over 24 years.


Lennox JimLENNOX, James 'Jim' - (Retired - Correctional Service of Canada) - Born in Northern Ireland on May 5, 1927, passed away peacefully at Rideaucrest Home in Kingston on Sunday, November 19, 2017, at age 90.

Beloved husband of Gwen (nee Seale) and the late Aileen (nee Waldie). Cherished and loving father of Lorie Summers (Dennis) of Odessa and Les Lennox (Valerie) of Forest Mills.

Predeceased by his 3 brothers and 4 sisters. Fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews in Northern Ireland.


Bickerton AnnBICKERTON, Dinah Ann (Saunders) - (1943 - 2017) - Ann passed away peacefully with family by her side at the Providence Care Hospital, after a struggle with cancer on Sunday, November 19, 2017.

Ann Bickerton (nee Saunders), beloved wife of Doug Bickerton for 52 years. Much loved mother of Lauren Bickerton (Errol deLima), Holly Bickerton (Paul Gammon) and Steven Bickerton (Claire Lackner).

Much loved and adored grandmother of Sarah, Mark and Matthew deLima, Claire and Alex Gammon and Thomas Bickerton.

Dear sister of Nora Reed (Dwayne). Will be loving remembered by her nephews David and Paul Reed.


Meeks Flora MayMEEKS, Flora Estella 'May' - (May 1, 1921 – November 19, 2017) - Peacefully on November 19, 2017 at Country View Care, Godfrey, ON, in her 97th year.

Beloved wife of the late Oakland (1996).

Dear mother to Flora (Peter) Svendsen of Sydenham, Marlene (Don) MacDonald of Kingston, Joanne (late Paul) Ankers of Sydenham, Lucille (Craig) Penney of Guelph, Jeannette (Carl) Pixley of Harrowsmith, Beth (Terry) Freeland of Verona, Jim Meeks of Kingston, and Ernie (Janet) Meeks of Bell Rock.


Donnell GeraldDONNELL, Gerald - Passed away after a lengthly illness at his home in Marlbank on Sunday, November 19, 2017 in his 85th year.

Gerald will be sadly missed by his cherished wife Lois (nee Woodland) of 63 years.

Loving father of Kathleen Volpe (Rocco) of Port McNicholl, Gregory Donnell (Lana) of Kitchener, Jennifer Donnell-Anderson of Niagara Falls, and Nancy Doner (Robert) of Marlbank.


Keech KevinKEECH, Kevin Wesley - At the Kingston General Hospital on Saturday, November 18, 2017, with his loving family by his side. Kevin Wesley Keech of Sydenham, and formerly of Enterprise, at age 54.

Cherished husband of Nina Norgaard and loving father of Chantal Keech and Ciara Keech (Zach McCall) of Kingston and Melina Widdis of Sydenham. Son in law of Knud Norgaard. Brother of Dale Keech (Marg) of Massachusetts. Uncle of Ryan and Kelsey Keech. Much loved by his many, many cousins.

Predeceased by his parents Ford and Joyce Keech.


Young WadeYOUNG, Wade Robert - Suddenly on Saturday, November 18, 2017. Wade Robert Young of Tamworth at age 27.

Dear son of Bob and Cathy Young and brother to Shane and Andrew.

Grandson of Shirley and the late Frank Roberts and the late Lorna and Bill Young. Also sadly missed by aunts, uncles and several cousins.


Dunleavy AnthonyDUNLEAVY, Anthony 'Tony' - Suddenly at the Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital (Perth Site) on Saturday November 18, 2017. Tony Dunleavy of Westport, in his 81st year.

Beloved husband of Eileen Dicker.

Dear brother of Martin (Connie) Dunleavy of Phoenix, Arizona, and Elizabeth (Chris) Clarke of Ernsworth, England. Predeceased by his brothers, Edward and John Dunleavy.

Also survived by several nieces and nephews.