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BULGER, Joseph Gerrard - On November 4, 2017, Joe Bulger passed away peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital at the age of 79 surrounded by his family. 

Loving son of the late Vincent and Margaret Bulger (nee Corkery) and beloved husband of the late Adeline Bulger (nee Reinhart) for 54 years.

Joe is survived by his children Terry (Mary), Kim (Russell), Pam (Dave), Dan (Lorraine) and David (Carrie). 

Much cherished by his nine grandchildren Melanie, Ryan, Thomas, Justin, Mathew, Emily, Sophie, Shea, & Aidan and two great grandchildren Sammy and Emmett.


Thornley NormTHORNLEY, Norman - WWII - Born in Lancashire, England December 21, 1921. passed away peacefully at Golden Plough Lodge, Cobourg on Friday November 3, 2017.

Norman Thornley was the beloved husband of Marie.

He was a prisoner of war in WWII while serving in the Royal Air Force.


laFleur BevLAFLEUR, Beverley Middleton - Peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on Thursday November 2, 2017 in his 84th year.

Beloved husband of Irene Lafleur.

Loving father of Marcel Lafleur (Tanya) of Montreal and step-father of Angela Gschoesser (Helmut) of Mississauga, Shelley Woods (Carey) of Pickering and Kathy Esson (late Mike) of Cobourg.


BAKER, Katherine - Passed away with her family by her side, at Northumberland Hills Hospital on Tuesday October 31, 2017 after a courageous battle with low oxygen levels. 

Kay was the beloved wife of Louis for the past 55 years. 

Cherished mother of Karen (Nick), Adrian (Sherry). 

Special grandma to Braydon (Savannah), Stephanie (Chris), Kyler (Shaye) and Nathaniel. 


THOMEY, Daniel James - Passed away at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on Tuesday October 31, 2017.

Dan beloved husband of Jean.

Loving father of Laura Thomey (Campbell Malcolm) of Australia.

Brother of Harry Thomey of Newfoundland.


GILBERT, Alfred Hiram - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa on Monday, October 30, 2017, Alfred Gilbert at 66 years of age.

Cherished husband of the late Sheila Gilbert (nee Rogers). 

Loving father of Gary, Jade, Angie, Penny, Jessica, Jamison, Kyle, and the late Dorian. 

Dear grandfather of Katie, Cory Jr, Ryan, Colin, Kyle, Tia, Tristan, Damien, Noah, Aidien.


JENKINS, Barbara Gayle - Peacefully at her home on Monday October 30, 2017 in her 58th year. 

Beloved wife of Ken Jenkins. 

Loving mother of Tiffany Fulford (James MacLeod) and Lindsay Eales (Fraser). 

Dear grandmother of Damien, A.J., Abigail, Skylit, Riley and Dylan. 

Sister of Doug Brooks (Murt), Kathy Lander (Jack), Nancy Puffer (Ted), Bev Kerr (Mark), JoAnne Cleary, Susan Darren and Laurie Clark (Joe). 


FORSTER, Bernadette Mary Catherine (nee O’Kane) - Peacefully at the Legion Village in Cobourg on Monday, October 30, 2017 in her 94th year. 

Loving daughter of the late William and Kate O’Kane of Osceola, Ontario.

Beloved wife of the late Dennis. 

Loving mother of the late Mark (Gina), Chris (Marie), Cyndy (Rob) Harper, Sandra (Phil) Skinner, Joe (Ellen), Donna (Joe) Forster-Fardella, Denise (Wayne) Rouw and Gerard (Sylvie). 


Dukes StanDUKES, Stanley Alfred - Passed away at Hope Street Terrace Nursing Home, Port Hope on Sunday October 29, 2017.

Stanley Dukes, Retired Major – RCAF/CAF.

Beloved husband of the late Shirley Banks.

Loving father of Robert Dukes (Leslie) and the late Shirley survived by son-in-law Jack Jamieson.


Gare LynnGARE, Lynn Sarah Ann - Passed away peacefully at Campbellford Memorial Hospital on Sunday, October 29, 2017 in her 84th year.

Beloved wife of Don Gare for many years.

Loving mother of Kathleen (Brian) and Robert (Lynn).

Proud Nana of Eric (Torey), Melissa (Geoff), Graham (Jill) and Great Nana of Isabella, Zoey, Meadow, Lincoln and Hendrix.


Elliott DeanELLIOTT, Stewart 'Dean' - (April 4, 1940 - October 28, 2017) - Passed away peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg.

Beloved husband and best friend of Gloria (nee Cox) for 52 wonderful years. Most cherished father of Dawn (Jimmy) of Minden and Ginger (Iain) of Pickering. Proud Papa of Noah and Caleb.

Survived also by his loving brother David (Maureen) of Peterborough. He will be greatly missed by his many friends and buddies.


LAKE, Irene (nee BELL)  - Peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital on Saturday, October 28, 2017 in her 97th year.

Beloved wife of Jack.


Millington ErvinaMILLINGTON, Edith Ellen Ervena (Hamilton) - In the early morning of October 28, 2017, at Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg, Ontario,  Ervena Millington passed away peacefully in her 99th year.

Ervena was predeceased by her husband Norman, son John and grandson Scott (Jiang).

She leaves behind sons James (Diane) and Douglas (Kathryn Bigsby), grandchildren Jonathan, Anna, William, Chris (Laurie) and Graeme (Amy),Bria Knowles(Michael) Dayton Ball(Lauren); great-grandchildren Mandela, Mulan, Austin,Zachary, Owen, Teddy, Dora, Geneva, Roger, Emmett, Oliver, Keenan,and great-great-grandchild Shamus.


HARTWICK, Maranda Nicole - February 13, 1978 - October 28, 2017.

A Celebration of Life will take place on Friday, November 10th at 3:30 p.m. at the Salvation Army Cobourg Community Church, 59 Ballantine Street, Cobourg.



HUTCHINSON, John Robert - At The Bridge Hospice on Friday, October 27, 2017, in his 85th year.

Beloved husband of Marjorie Hutchinson (nee Lytle) for 61 years.

Father of Dan (Shari), Nancy (David), and Jeff (Marissa).

Grandfather of 9 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.


Whaley MaryWHALEY, Mary Alice - At the Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg, on Friday, October 27, 2017, age 72 years.

Mary Whaley, daughter of the late Arthur Sommerville and the late Helen “Marion” Poulain (Hanthorn), step-daughter of the late Clevis Poulain.

Loving wife of Clifford Whaley.

Dear mother of Teresa Whaley of Belleville, Raymond Whaley and his wife Lori of Brighton.


DeBeer BrendaDeBEER, Brenda (nee GREEN) - January 12, 1946 – October 27, 2017

Brenda passed away peacefully at Empire Crossing in Port Hope after a hard-fought battle against several health issues.

She continued to fight until the fight proved too much, even for someone as strong-willed and determined as she was. Beloved wife of the late Robert DeBeer.

Loving mother to Barry and Tina.


DORAN, Shirley Anne - Peacefully at Wynfield Nursing Home, Oshawa on Friday October 27, 2017 at the age of 90. 

Beloved wife of the late John Doran. 

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

Dear grandmother of 7 grandchildren. 


Parr JoycePARR, Maryln, "Joyce" (nee Barnum) - It is with great sadness, that we announce the passing of Joyce at The Bridge Hospice, Warkworth on Thursday, October 26, 2017, in her 82nd year.

Beloved wife of the late Ronald Harry Parr for 59 years.

Dear mother of Louis (Beth), Rick (Jayne), Barbara (Harry) and Katherine (late Bill).

Grandmother to her 9 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren.


GUY, Doreen Edythe - Peacefully at St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto on Wednesday October 25, 2017 in her 83rd year. 

Beloved wife of the late Alfred Guy. 

Loving mother of Robert Guy (Grace), Diane Hogue (Tim) and Chuck Guy (Michelle).

Dear grandmother of Richard, Matthew, Thomas, Alan, Katherine, Megan, Courtney and Mason and great grandmother of Wyatt and Riley.


Young GlenisYOUNG, Glenis (Miller) - Peacefully at home, in Cobourg on Wednesday October 25, 2017 in her 72nd year.

Glenis Miller, beloved wife of the late Charles Frederick Young.

Loving mother of Robert (Tammy), Edward (Dorie), and Lisa Kloosterhof (Nick).

Nan of Teshia (Spencer), Brooklyn, Amanda, Chase, and Mitchell.


COLLINGS, Josephine Annette (nee Harding) - Josie passed away peacefully at Burnbrae Gardens Nursing Home in Campbellford, ON, on October 24, 2017 at the age of 70 surrounded by her loving family.

Predeceased by her parents Cyril & Lydia Harding, sister, Maggie Dolegowski, and stepson Darrell Collings.

Josie is survived by her loving husband of 26 years, Harvey.

Dearest mom to Anthony Jackson (Diana) & Michelle Job (Brad), and grandma of Kayleigh, Ryan, Robby, Taylor & Tonya Jackson; Hayden, Cameron & Nolan Job, and Jesse Collings.


Hochu JoanHOCHU, Joan Marie - (January 24, 1930 – October 24, 2017) - Joan passed away on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, surrounded by her loving family at Northumberland Hills Hospital in her 88th year.

Beloved wife of Ron (Roland), Joan leaves behind to celebrate her life, daughters Susan (Alfred) Dunphy, Jane Powell (Gary Belore), sons Peter (Sue) Hochu, and Dean (Debbie) Stothart, and “special nieces and nephews” Joanne Hochu (Jeff Sommers), Carol Hochu-Trupke (Helmut Trupke), Jean-Marie Hochu (Steve Glover), and John Hochu (Josee Chalut), sisters Shirley Parbery and Betty Poelstra, sisters-in-law Marlene Stothart and Ann Stothart, and brother-in-law Jim (Linda) Wilshire.

Predeceased by husband, Ron, mother, Bessie, father, Thomas, sisters Jackie Behm and Mary Stothart, and brothers Bill and Bob Stothart.


BAINBRIDGE, Susan Lea - On Sunday, October, 22, 2017 in Colborne, Ontario. 

Susan, dearly loved wife of Dwayne Brooking. 

Loving mother of Brody Levant and step-mother of Nick Brooking and Brandon Brooking (Alyssa Bowen). 

Susan will be deeply missed by her mom Niki Bainbridge and her brother Colin (Julie). 


HENNESSY, Debra Anne - Peacefully on Friday, October 20, 2017 at Northumberland Hills Hospital, in her 56th year. 

Beloved wife of Peter. 

Loving mother of Matthew and Jason. 

Cherished daughter of Ron and the late Shirley Lax. 


SHERWIN, Larry Wayne - September 27, 1947 - October 20, 2017 - We are sharing in the final chapter of Larry's life as we gather to place his earthly remains back in the arms of his loving parents, Herb and Bea Sherwin.

Their firstborn son on earth has become their firstborn in heaven. Larry will be greatly missed by his siblings, Ron (Brenda), Brian (Ruth) and Lynn; his nieces and nephews, Michael (Holly), Robert (Danica), Christopher, Jesse (Chanel), Sara (Ryan) and Rebecca; his grand nephew, Logan, and grand niece, Nevaeh; numerous first and second cousins, in-laws, co-workers, friends and his beloved pets.