TURK, Irene Annetta (nee Harnden) - It is with great sadness that the Turk family announce the peaceful passing of Irene Turk at 87 years of age on Sunday February 12, 2017 at Extendicare in Cobourg. 

Beloved wife of the late Kenneth George Turk. 

Loving mother of Randy (Anne), Darlene (Barry), Paul, Mark (Darlene), Michelle (Ken), Barry (Cheryl), and the late Miles (Dorothy). 

Cherished grandmother of twenty grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren. 


Slack Haig CindySLACK-HAIG, Cindy Lorraine - Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Sunday, February 12, 2017.

Loving Mom of Curtis, Joelle and Kyle.

Beloved Daughter of Ruby Landon-Slack and the late Ellis Roy Slack.

Cherished sister of Roy Slack & his wife Susan.


BARLOW, Leigh Purdy 'Nan/Nanny' - Passed away on February 12, 2017 at Northumberland Hills Hospital.

Wife of Charles Barlow. Daughter of Keith and Madeline Purdy (deceased).

Leigh would have been 57 on February 20th.


Golden NellyGOLDEN, Nelly - July 21, 1945 - February 12, 2017 - Loving wife of Don.

Mother of Joel, Ken, and daughter-in-law Elizabeth, and proud grandmother of Lucas.

Beloved daughter of the late Joe and Margaret Uilkema.

Passed peacefully at Brampton Civic Hospital and was surrounded with the support and love of her sisters Turney, Shirley and Susan, friends and family.


IRVINE, Margaret Whyte - Peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital on Saturday February 11, 2017 in her 88th year. 

Beloved wife of the late Alexander Irvine. 

Loving mother of Duncan (Sophie) and Kim Armstrong (Dwayne). 

Cherished grandmother of Dawn, Jordan, Amanda, Rory, Sofia, Drake, Kyleah, Jana and Piers and great grandmother of Felix. 


NEWELL, John Allan - passed on February 11th 2017 at Northumberland Hills Hospital Cobourg at the age of 70.

Beloved husband to Patricia for 45 and a half years.

Much loved father to Derrick, Kevin (Kim), Sean (Tara) and D'Arcy.


Tarrington MarjorieTARRINGTON, Marjorie Marie - Born March 5, 1936. Passed away suddenly at the Northumberland Hills Hospital at the age of 80 years old on February 11, 2017 at 3:57 p.m.

She will be sadly missed by her children, Joseph Sowden, June Burk, Donald Sowden, and Barbara Garlick. Also survived by 8 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.


Peever DellaPEEVER, Della (nee Cassidy) - Passed away suddenly at the Campbellford Memorial Hospital after a short illness on Saturday, February 18, 2017 in her 91st year.

Dell was predeceased by her husband Ralph.

Loving mom to Donna Bowes & her husband Bruce, Debbie Peever and Brian Peever & spouse Nancy and predeceased by son Wayne.

Dear Grandma to Devon (Manon) and Colin.


Roberts WyattROBERTS, Wyatt Ivan - Peacefully at his home in Brighton, with his loving family around him, on Friday, February 10, 2017, age 60 years.

Wyatt was a GOOD man. Strong, steadfast and loyal. He was a Warrior in his lengthy battle with cancer.

Wyatt Roberts, son of the late Kenneth and Hazel Roberts.

Loving husband of Shannon (Crowder).


Burley LilaBURLEY, Lila Jean - Peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on Friday February 10, 2017 in her 92nd year.

Jean Nicholls, beloved wife of the late Lloyd William Burley.

Loving mother of Dianne Balfour, Laurna Stacey (Tom), Richard Burley, Roger Burley (Carol).

Dear grandmother of Steven Balfour, Trevor Stacey (Kris), Brenda Balfour, Travis Stacey (Katrina), Roger Jr. (Shalimar), and Kristie Tripp (Mike).


BEATON, Shirley - Peacefully at her home in Cobourg on Friday, February 10, 2017.

Shirley Beaton at 63 years of age. 

Loving mother of Kelly Crossman (Bill Callahan).

Cherished grandmother of Hayden Callahan. 


GILBERT, Gary Edward - Peacefully at his home in Oshawa on Friday, February 10, 2017, Gary Gilbert at 58 years of age.

Beloved son of the late Noah and Grace Gilbert.

Dear brother of Alfred, Danny, the late Morris, and the late Paul.

Cherished uncle of numerous nieces and nephews. 


Gledhill EdnaGLEDHILL, Edna Frances - Passed away at Streamway Villa Nursing Home, Cobourg on Thursday February 9, 2017.

Edna Watt, beloved wife of the late John Gledhill.

Dear mother of Linda Gledhill, Yvonne Haug (Steve) and William Edward Gledhill (Rebecca). Grandmother of 7 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

Sister of Robert Watt and the late Joseph and Gilbert Watt.


HODGINS, Brian Conrad - Surrounded by the love and support of his family, Brian passed away peacefully on February 9, 2017 at home after a short courageous battle with cancer, at the age of 75. 

Brian was a beloved husband of 45 years to Catharine. 

Loving dad to Bradley (Carolina) and Stephanie (Bernie). 

Proud grandfather and poppa to Connor, Brendan, Teaghan and Emerson. 

Also left to mourn are his sisters Marlene (Fred) and Sherran (Larry) and his brother Danny. 


Stalker BrendaSTALKER, Brenda Joyce - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on February 9, 2017 in her 70th year.

Brenda Scott, beloved wife of Carl Stalker.

Loving mother of Natalie Battersby (Gord), and Lori Oke (Ed).

Grandmother of Finley and Simone Oke.

Step mother of Mark Stalker (Kathryn), Kelly Stalker, and Deanna Stalker.


DREW, Helen Vivian - Peacefully in her sleep at home, on Thursday February 9, 2017 in her 89th year.

Helen Udell, beloved wife of the late Donald Drew.

Loving mother of Donalda Dupuis (Don), Heather Allison (Robert), Denise Drew, Hunter Drew (Sheila), Howard Drew (Brendia), Deborah Allinson and the late Dawn Gilpin.

Dear grandma to her 21 grandchildren and her 20 great grandchildren.


Thompson HeatherTHOMPSON, Heather Patricia (Kimmett) - Died peacefully in the arms of her family on February 8, 2017 in her 64th year.

Predeceased by her parents Donald and Catherine (Booth) Kimmett.

She is survived by her daughters Megan (Al) Thompson and Melanie (Steve) Ireland and her grandchildren Lucas Thompson, Tatum Ireland, and Damien Thompson-Conway.


Potter RonPOTTER, Ronald Winston Bertram - At the Trenton Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, February 8, 2017, age 74 years.

Ron Potter of Brighton, son of the late Bertram Potter and the late Ethel McCumber.

Loving husband of Shirley (Armstrong).

Dear father of Angela Erwin of Stirling, and Charlene Said and her husband Christian of Bath.


Robertson MargROBERTSON, Margaret Nest 'Binty' (née Mason-Jones) - It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the death of a much-loved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Binty died peacefully in the presence of her son and daughter.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Ernest Owen (Robbie) in 1986.

Loving mother of Andrew David Robertson (Barbara) and Rosemary Margaret Bassett (Damian).

Loved by her grandchildren Jenny (Ben), Lisa (Kent), David (Erin), Fiona (Matt) and Geoff (Allison) and 13 great-grandchildren.


Armstrong MikeARMSTRONG, Michael John - With great sadness we announce that Mike Armstrong, a wonderful and loving father and friend to many, passed away on the morning of February 7, 2017.

Mike, predeceased by Diane (nee Gallagher), his much-loved wife of 52 years, will be greatly missed by his children Tony (Linda), Katie, and Laura (Greg Hills), eight grandchildren - Briar, Thomas, Dawson, Christopher and Melissa Armstrong, Maddie, Jack, and Megan Hills, as well as his dear sister, Cathy McElhinney.

Mike was born in 1933 to Frank and Evelyn Armstrong of Toronto and married Diane in 1958. With his Masters in Industrial Engineering from Birmingham University, England, Mike enjoyed a successful career in the office furniture business (including Steelcase in Toronto and Michigan, All-Steel and Precision Manufacturing in Montreal, and Kauffman Furniture in Collingwood).


BUTT, Hans J. - Peacefully at the Trenton Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, age 91 years.

Hans Butt of Brighton, loving husband of Asta Butt (Schafer).

Dear father of Hans Butt Jr. (Andrea Herrnsdorf) of Creemore, and Gunther Butt (Beryl Thompson) of Tottenham.

Survived by his sister Anneliese of Germany. Predeceased by two sisters.


Blonden AlbertaBLONDIN, Alberta "Bert" - Passed away peacefully at The Bridge Hospice, Warkworth on Monday, February 6, 2017 at the age of 74.

Beloved wife of Gilles Blondin for 55 years.

Loving mom of Sylvie Paradis (David) of Colborne, Josee Young (Chris) of Colborne and Linda Currie (John) of Brighton.

Momma of Chantal (Tyler), Danielle (Jake), Mark, Amanda (Brian), Anik, Aimee, Alina, Addison and Anna.


Banks CliffBANKS, Clifford Eugene - Of Campbellford, at the age of 85 years, passed into the presence of his Lord and Saviour on Monday, February 6, 2017 at Campbellford Memorial Hospital.

Formerly of Yarmouth and Halifax, Nova Scotia and Dorchester, New Brunswick. Born in Bear Point, Shelburne County, Nova Scotia, he was the son of the late Chesley & Doris Banks and beloved husband to the late Marilyn Banks (nee Theriault).

Loving father of Rebecca (Edward Cooney) of Plainfield, Ontario and Barbara Stromberg (Don Morin) of Hastings.


PETHICK,W. F. Roger - Peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on Sunday February 5, 2017 in his 73th year. 

Beloved husband of Marjorie Pethick (nee Baxter). 

Loving father of Sarah Pethick (Derik Hughes) and Andrew Pethick (Marie-Michele). 

Cherished grandfather of Kyle, James Drusilla and Charles and step-grandfather of Kendal. 

Lovingly remembered by his adopted daughter Erica. 


QUINN, James Peter - Peacefully on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Golden Plough Lodge, Cobourg, in his 85th year. 

James was a long-time employee of Kraft General Foods. 

Beloved husband of Isabel. 

Loving father of Dennis (Linda) Smith, Peter (Andrea) and Jody. 

Cherished grandfather of Kayla, Kara, Jordan, Amber, Tyler, Alexandra and Jake. 


Lumsden DoreenLUMSDEN, Doreen Ann (Shorley) - Peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on February 4, 2017.

She is survived by her sister, Sandra Grant and her husband James, niece Jennifer and nephew Jonathan and his wife Amanda, great nephew Aidan and great niece of Emma.

She will also be especially missed by her very good friend Marjory and cousins Bill and Linda.

Until November, Doreen lived her entire life in Toronto.