Barker DorothyBARKER, Dorothy, Eileen - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dorothy at the Campbellford Memorial Hospital on Saturday, September 16, 2017, in her 88th year.

Beloved wife of the late Adrian Barker and the late Melvin Raymond.

Dear mother of Rory Raymond.

Survived by her sisters Joan, Margaret, and Jean.


SMITH, Edith 'Catherine' (nee Burtt) - Peacefully at home, on Saturday, September 16, 2017 in her 96th year. 

Beloved wife of the late Alexander “Max”. 

Loving mother of Yvonne (Francis) Harnden, Alan (Val) Smith, Maxine (Terry) Dudley and Maureen (Don) Morford. 

Cherished grandmother of Todd (Cristina) Harnden, Chandos (Dave) Hickey, Travis (Caralea) Calvert, Chad (Lorraine) Morford, Bria (Brad) Pemberton, Bryce (Frank Fita) Dudley and Kayla (Jeremy) Stockton. 


Brown DorothyBROWN, Dorothy Catherine - Passed away at her home in Port Hope on Friday September 15, 2017.

Dorothy Hay beloved wife of the late Keith (Wiener) Brown.

Loving mother of David Brown (Brenda) and Cheryl (Jim Dunn).

Much loved grandmother of Amber Dunn, Nathan Brown (Katie), Mathew Brown, Brent Dunn (Emily), Taryn (Jeremy Loohuizen) and great-grandmother of Grace Brown, Bradley Brown, Landon MacKenzie, Annemieke Loohuizen, Emmett Loohuizen and Harvey Dunn.


ATTLEY, Barbara - Passed away peacefully at Taunton Mills Village in Whitby, Ontario surrounded by her family, on September 15, 2017 at the age of 82.

Beloved and devoted wife of 63 years to John (deceased).

Sister of Lilian and Philip (both deceased). 

Loving mother of Clare (Dr. Wayne Tanner), Martha (Dr. Peter Campbell), Mark (Lynn), and Timothy (Angela).


AYLING, Phillip Edward - Passed away peacefully on September 14, 2017 at the age of 94 with his family by his side.

He is survived by his loving wife Carol Anne Bjarnason and his devoted children with his late wife Jane H. Ayling nee Pond: Janice Anne Siu (Rick), Elizabeth Joan Ayling (Ken Kuzmich) and the late David Phillip  Ayling.

Proud Grandfather of Jonathan Siu (Sandy), James Siu, Rebekah Siu, Priscilla Buck (Nathan) and Olivia and Julia Kuzmich. 

Beloved  brother of John Charlton Ayling and Joan Mary Jubenville. 


Hudson MargHUDSON, Margaret Marie - Passed away peacefully at the Campbellford Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, in her 74th year.

Loving daughter of the late Betty Simpson.

Beloved wife of Glen Hudson for 52 wonderful years.

Dear mother of Dan Hudson (Jenn), and Steven Hudson (Late).

Proud grandmother of Benjamin.


Helyer EricHELYER, Eric Ivor Daniel - Nov 9, 1923 - Trenton Ont July 31, 2017 - Nelson BC Eric Helyer, 93, passed away peacefully on July 31,2017 at Mountain Lakes Seniors Community in Nelson BC where he was residing.

Eric was born at home and raised in Trenton, Ontario to Ada (Jackson) and John Helyer. He was the second son and had 5 other siblings: Fran Helyer (Tina), Len Helyer, Den Helyer (Joan), Ken Helyer, Phil Helyer (Diane), Lorraine Leblanc (Paul).

He attended grade school past grade 8 and then left school as he was needed on the family farm.


SLADE, Laura Beatrice (nee Jessome) - Peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital, on Wednesday September 13, 2017, in her 79th year.

Beloved wife of the late Ray.

Devoted mother of Diane, Carolyn Ellis (Larry).

Loving grandmother of Jamie Lynn Slade, Patrick Ellis (Joelle), and Nicholas Ellis.


STRONG, Effie Jane - Peacefully at Extendicare in Cobourg on Monday, September 11, 2017. Effie Quigley Strong (nee Samis) at 93 years of age. 

Beloved wife of the late George Strong and the late David Quigley. 

Dear mother of Margaret Gee (Tom), Ross Quigley (Joan), Roy Quigley (Dianne), and step-mother of Craig Strong (Karen) and the late Donald Strong (Carol). 

Cherished grandmother of Darryl, Stephen, Jennifer (Sam), Rory (Denise), Amy (Chris), David (Karen), MaryJane (Craig), Brandon, and the late Chad. 


Simpson BerthaSIMPSON, Bertha Irene - Peacefully at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington, on Sunday September 10, 2017, in her 98th year.

Beloved wife of the late Eldon.

Devoted mother of Floyd, Reg, and Vayda (Don). Step-mother of Sharon (Tom), Marilyn and Lloyd (Linda).

Grandmother of Lindsay (Marcus), Jeremy, Stacey (Ian), Lorie (Steve), Adam (Lacie), Ben, James (Meghan), Christine (Stacyn), Heather (Andy), Louise (Matt), and Margaret (Dylan).


McLeod ChrisMCLEOD, Horatio Liam Christopher - Born November 3, 2007, passed away September 10, 2017 at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa following sustained accidental trauma injury.

He is the treasured son of Christopher and Meredith McLeod and beloved brother of Tatianna and Ellie.

Beloved grandson of Carolyn McLeod and Barbara Covert and the late Dean Covert.

Loved nephew of Ryan and Angela Covert and their children Griffin and Clara, and loved nephew of Jeremy McLeod and partner Brad Calnan, Erin McLeod and daughter Kaylie Baarda.


German SageGERMAN, Sage (Ley) - WWII - Died peacefully at the Sunnybrook Veteran's Centre in Toronto on September 10, two weeks short of her 92nd birthday.

Born in Victoria on September 28, 1925, she joined the Navy as a Wren in 1944 and after training in Galt and St. Hyacinthe, served in Victoria and then Bainbridge Island off Seattle during the war as one of 50 Canadian and American telegraphists intercepting high speed encrypted Japanese radio messages in Morse code.

For this vital war work, she was awarded the Bletchley Badge in 2015.


Matthews KortneyMATTHEWS, Kortney Catrinia - Passed away at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on Friday September 8, 2017.

Kortney Kinsella in her 32nd year, beloved wife of Kevin Matthews.

Dear mother of Ethan, Sydney, Landon and Paisley.

Loving daughter of Susan Kinsella (Markus Becker) and Shawn Kinsella (Mary Lou Woodbeck).

Sister of Amanda Kinsella and Shawn Kinsella Jr. (Mekaila Gatchell).


JOHNSTON, Douglas Cameron 'Doug' - Died as he wished, in his own bed on Friday September 8, 2017. 

A community minded person and farmer at heart, he worked the land all his life, from the farm in Grafton to the giant pumpkin patch at Cranberry Lake. 

He was married to the late Shirley (nee Harnden) for 67 years and raised three children. 

He is deeply missed by John and Esther, Jean and John and Diane (the late Jim), his grandchildren Becki, Melody, Christina (Stephen), Jeremy (Milla), Cameron and Addie, and famous for his jelly beans which will be missed by the great grandchildren Andrew, Decker and Chloe.  Special uncle to Wayne and Anne Hare.


MacGregor LenMACGREGOR, Leonard Clarence - At the Belleville General Hospital on Friday, September 8, 2017, age 74 years.

Leonard MacGregor of Brighton, son of the late Clarence MacGregor and the late Luella (Whitney).

Beloved husband of the late Agnes (Whiteman). Loving father of Patricia of Kingston, Lisa of Plainfield, and Kevin of Brighton.

Brother of Verna Pomeroy (Jack) of Kelowna, British Columbia, Lillian Rightmyer of Brighton, Larry (Sue), Sandy, Donny (Marie), all of Manitouwadge, and Alvin (Thelma) of Dundas.


HONEYFORD, Ivan - Peacefully at Extendicare in Port Hope on Friday, September 8, 2017.

Ivan Honeyford at 87 years of age. 

Beloved husband of Dorothy Honeyford (nee Mears). 

Loving father of John Honeyford (Roberta) and grandfather of John Robert Honeyford. 


JESPERSEN, Melissa Diane - At the Sunnybrook Medical Centre, Toronto, on Friday, September 8, 2017, age 41 years.

Melissa Jespersen of Brighton, daughter of Gerrard “Bim” Martin and Sandra (Genereaux) of Codrington.

Loving mother of Layne Jespersen (Samantha Tulley) of Toronto, and Lacey Jespersen of Brighton.

Loving companion of Drew Black of Oshawa.

Sadly missed by Drew’s daughters, Allison Doherty and Kenzie Black.


MCCALLUM, Jack A. - At Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on  Friday September 8, 2017 in his 83rd year. 

Beloved father of the late Richard; Randall, Daniel, Jacqueline and Jennifer. 

Much loved grandfather of 25, and great grandfather of 17. 

Missed by his brother Ed and the late Lorne and Bob. 


DORAN, John William - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Centre Oshawa on Thursday September 7, 2017 in his 89th year. 

Beloved husband of Shirley Doran. 

Loving father of John Doran (Charlotte), Anne Marie Janes (Perry) and Carolyn Cunningham. 

Dear grandfather of 7 grandchildren. 


CAREW, Daniel Ferguson 'Danny' - At the Northumberland Hills Hospital on Thursday September 7, 2017 in his 72nd year. 

Beloved husband of the late Diane Carew (nee Morin). 

Loving father of Joanne Grandy and Bruce Carew. 

Dear grandfather of Tara, Sidney, Brooklyn, Tristin and Doriann. 


METCALF, Frederick Gordon - It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Frederick G. Metcalf on September 7, 2017 age 55, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. 

Proud and loving father of Nigel and Taylor. 

Gone to be reunited with his parents Fred and Janet. 

Will be forever missed by the Metcalf family (Martha, Charles, Susan, Joseph, Marie (Thomas), Pamela (Jim) and Yvonne (Daniel). 


SUTTON, Helen Marie - Peacefully, at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre, surrounded by her family on Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

Helen Sutton (nee Bell) at 78 years of age. 

Dear mother of Mike Miller (Kerri), Karen Henderson (Barry), and David Miller (Lisa Dean). 

Cherished grandmother of Brittany, Nicole, Brandi, Lucas, Michael, and missed by her great grandchildren. 


SPAGNOLO, Silvio - Peacefully at home on Monday, September 4, 2017, in his 75th year. 

Beloved husband of Anne (nee Watkins). 

Loving father of Dave (Denise) and Paul (Katrina). 

Cherished grandfather of Stephanie, Alyssa, Ryan and Adam. 


Bee DougBEE, Douglas Wilfrid - July 23, 1938 – September 4, 2017 - On September 4, 2017 at his home, Doug went to be with his Lord and Saviour after a courageous struggle with cancer.

He is survived by his wife, friend, and companion, Roma of 57 years.

Loving father of Mark (Maureen), Patti Wilson (Rolly), David (Ellen) and another dad to Susan Pickering (Paul).

Grandfather of Colin, Brock, Isaac, Michael, Rebecca, Madison, Logan, Sydney and Amy.


Nisbett JohnNISBETT, John William - Peacefully surrounded by his family at Extendicare Nursing Home, Port Hope on Sunday September 3, 2017.

John, Johnny and Clothier Extraordinaire, founder of John Nisbett's Men's Shop, Life time member of the Sovereign Grand Lodge Independent Order of Odd Fellows and Durham Lodge. President of Lakeshore Shrine Club 1981, Ambassador of Lakeshore Shrine Club 1982-1984 and member of several masonic orders.

Loving husband of Mary Rody for 66 years.

Cherished father of Debbie (Doug Walker), Donna (Philip Watts), Diane Nisbett, Jackie (Grant Cooper) and Greg (Sally).


Lafont SandraLAFONT, Sandra Eileen - Passed away peacefully at her home in Whitby on Sunday September 3, 2017.

Sandra Moore, dear mother of Gwen (Rob Breen), Jennifer (Mike Hooley) and step-mother of Barb Brittain, Chris, Leslie and Dwayne Lafont.

Survived by her grandchildren Alex, Bailey, Jacob, Brenda, Breanna and Peyton.

Sister of Ray, Bev Crocker, Eric, Russell, Dianne Thertell, Keith and Garnet.