AUDLEY, Frederick 'Dean' - Retired Police Officer, peacefully at the Golden Plough Lodge, Cobourg on Thursday May 4, 2017 in his 76th year. 

Beloved husband of Diane Audley (nee Cane). 

Loving father of Sarah Audley-Pearo (David) and Jason Audley. 

Cherished grandfather of Lily Pearo, Liam, Angus and Dylan Audley. 


Bell AnnaBELL, Anna Alexandra Gertrude - April 21, 1917 – May 4, 2017 - Passed away at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg.

Anna in her 101st year was the beloved wife of the late Marshall Bell.

Dear mother of Sandra Bell-Buttars (Wayne) and the late Preston Bell, Morley Bell (survived by Sandra), Linda Smoke (survived by Percy).

Fondly remembered by her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.


Lawson JeanLAWSON, Jean Doris - Passed away suddenly in Brighton, Ontario on Thursday, May 4, 2017, in her 99th year.

Jean Lawson of Brighton and formerly of Trenton.

Daughter of the late John Millman and the late Minnie (Jenkins).

Beloved wife of the late William Thomas Lawson.

Loving mother of Lorna and her husband Mike LaFortune of Brighton.


BUTTAR, Maurice James - Peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, Maurice Buttar at 90 years of age. 

Beloved husband of the late Mary. 

Loving father of Patricia (Peter), Peggy Jibb, Paul (Nancy), the late Jane (2012), and Robert (Diane). 

Cherished grandfather of 11 grandchildren. Great grandfather of many.


FOSKETT, Debbie - Peacefully on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg, in her 62 year. 

Beloved wife of Glenn. 

Loving mother of Lori-Anne (Doug) Davis and Christine Foskett. 

Dear daughter of the late Joyce Richardson. 


HARSELL, Joseph Gordon - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Gord at his home on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, in his 81st year.

Beloved husband of Fran Harsell.

Fondly remembered by his children Dale Harsell, Rob Harsell (Deborah), Sheila Zanussi (Robert) and Steven Clark (Rachel).

Devoted grandfather of Tarah, Krysti, Cole, Nick and Nathan.


Gates FredGATES, Wilfred William Richard “Fred” - Peacefully at the Bridge Hospice, Warkworth on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, age 70 years.

Fred Gates of Campbellford, son of the late Wilfred J.N. Gates and the late Margaret Olive (Taylor).

Beloved spouse of Petra Anderson of Campbellford.

Father of Eric Gates of Whitby, Ontario.

Brother of Joanne, Charles, Brian and Margo.


Christie DanCHRISTIE, Daniel James - Railroader, Writer, Raconteur, a true Renaissance Man - June 28, 1950 - May 3, 2017. Dan died as he wished, at home watching the Blue Jays with his family by his side.

Dan moved to Port Hope in 1991 and didn't waste any time getting involved with his community. With his top hat & tails, "Ganny Danny" spent several years as mascot for Float Your Fanny.

Dan joined the Port Hope Evening Guide Advisory Committee and when the paper closed, he and some friends in town started their own paper (The Town Crier). Dan believed strongly in freedom of speech and that one should question everything they read.


TENNY, Dana Margaret - (1941 - 2017) - Reluctantly, on May 3, 2017, Dana let go of the life she still had so much to offer.

Predeceased by her partner Gregg Morton and her father Herbert, she leaves her mother Virginia.

Her long career as librarian, bibliographer and fount of knowledge at the Toronto Public Library's Osborne Collection of Children's Books ceased with her retirement in 1995, although she continued to ply her skills in support of the field of historical children's literature.


CAMPBELL, Michael Philip - Peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on Tuesday May 2, 2017 at the age of 88. 

Loving father of Paul (Veronica Marriott) of Cobourg and Natalie (Gregg Langbecker) of McMinnville, Oregon. 

Adoring grandfather (Gramps) of Asia and Zoe. 

His thanks and gratitude to Jane Campbell for her constant and loving care to their children and grandchildren. 


HOLLOWAY, Garth Roger - Peacefully at his home in Cobourg on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, Garth Holloway at 68 years of age. 

Loving husband of Maureen Holloway (nee Dowling). 

Dear father of Claire Wadhwani (Ameet) and Kate Jun (Edward). 

Cherished grandfather of Vedyn, Kian, Talun, Andrea, and Daniel. 

Brother of John Edward Holloway (Nancy). 


Seslenski DianneSELENSKI, Christine Dianne - Peacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Centre, Peterborough on May 2, 2017 in her 51st year.

Dianne Selenski, beloved and cherished wife of Joseph Berney.

Loving mother of Courtney Yarrow and step mother of Stephen Schlosser, Cory Berney and Kelsie Berney.

Daughter of Gordon and Betty Selenski, and the late Avonne Boone. Sister of Mark Selenski (Pam Benn), Lisa Boyd (Melanie Nitsche), Alisha Boone, and A.J. Wray.


MacAlpine KeithMACALPINE, James "Keith" - It is with saddened hearts that we announce the passing of Keith at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Monday, May 1, 2017, in his 79th year.

Beloved husband and companion of Joyce MacAlpine (nee Johnston).

Dear father of Kevin and Michele (John Bell).

Devoted and proud Popa of Jacob and Lindsey Bell.

Survived by his brothers Robert (Phyllis), Wayne (Virginia), Roy (Sandra), sister Helen MacAlpine, and sister-in-law Carol Johnston.


Aikman JaneAIKMAN, Jane Anne 'Jan' - BScRN - Suddenly passed away on Monday, May 1, 2017 at her home in Brighton, Ontario, in her 72nd year.

She will be missed by her best friend and husband of 48 years, Bruce.

Mother of Rob (Mar), Chris (Shawna), Catherine Taylor (Paul) and her six lovely grandchildren; Abby, Molly, Claire, Kai, Will and Keith.

Jan spent most of her professional career with VON services in Hamilton.


Goddard MaryGODDARD, Mary Emma - Passed away at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on Saturday April 29, 2017.

Mary Broadbent was the beloved mother of Pamela and Teresa Goddard.

Grand-mother of Brandon, Emilee and the late Richard Jr.

Daughter of the late Mary and Albert (Bert) Broadbent and sister of the late Jesse Broadbent.


Van Eyk NellieVAN EYK, Neeltje 'Nellie' - In the early afternoon of April 29, 2017, Nellie, or Oma as she was known to many, left her children’s side and gently passed away.

Born in the Netherlands, Nellie followed her future husband, Leendert, to Canada in 1949.

They were married 45 years and had 4 children, Irene Loewen (Heinz), Dorothy Geale (John), Leonard (Joyce) and Rob (Jenny); 9 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

A strong and determined woman, Nellie enjoyed a career as a registered nurse both in Holland and in Canada.


Pymar KeithPYMAR, Keith David - B.A., F.I.C.B - Born Jan 3, 1943 in Plymouth, UK, died peacefully in his home April 27, 2017 in his 74 th year.

Devoted husband to Catherine Gelda Pymar BScPT of 49 years.

Father of Dr Helen Pymar FRCSC, MPH, and her husband Dr Jonathan Marotta, PhD.

Proud "Papa" to Cole and Talia Marotta.


Giles RonGILES, Ronald Richard 'Ron' - Passed away at Regency Manor Nursing Home, Port Hope on Wednesday April 26, 2017.

Ron Giles beloved father of Tabitha (Jason Vance).

Survived by grandchildren Kenneth, Shawna and Gregory Bridge and his great-grandchildren Lilyanne, Nathaniel and Wyatt.


LEMISH, Gwendilyne Alice (nee Shuffler) - We have so easily given our love to the most beautiful and gracious woman who made our family possible. Gwendilyne took her last breath on the morning of April 26, 2017, at the golden age of 92.

Gwendilyne was born on January 4, 1925 in Georgetown Guyana, beloved wife of the late Gordon Lemish.  

Loving mother of Margaret (the late Matthew), Bernard (Jennifer), Neil (Jeanette), Michael (Gail) and dear sister of Jimmy (Elizabeth) and Ann (the late Joe). 


Treasure MargTREASURE, Margaret Jane 'Marg' (nee Hills) - Mom passed away on April 25, 2017 peacefully, in her sleep. She was surrounded by her children, Jane, Gord (Robin), Carolyn, and her Grand-dog, Levi.

Beloved wife of the late Vic Treasure.

Loving grandmother of Kerri (Geoff), Mandy and great-grandchildren Hayden, Jackson, Norah and Hannah.

Predeceased by a number of her brothers and sisters. She will be fondly missed by her sister Marjorie Davis and brothers Pete (Joan) Hills and Pat (Fern) Hills and numerous nieces and nephews.


SAYERS, Robert 'Scott' - Peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital on April 25, 2017, his beloved wife Barbara’s birthday, in his 80th year. 

Beloved husband of the late Barbara Sayers (nee Whitred). 

Loving father of Nancy Rutherford (Wayne), Bill Sayers (Vicky), Ted Sayers (Carla) and the late Bobby Sayers. 

Cherished grandfather of Nikole, Jacquelyn, Jordan, Bobby and Shannon and great grandfather of Sloane Smith. 


BATTERBEE, William 'Bill' - WWII - Often nicknamed The Governor by his close friends, passed away peacefully in Port Hope on Monday evening, April 24, 2017.

Born in Newcastle, England, Bill lived an adventurous life. He served in the British Army during and after WWII, immigrating to Canada in 1957 with his wife Muriel and young Brenda and Michael. Hard work, determination and extraordinary kindness for others came naturally to Bill, and he eventually became a lithographer at Herzig Somerville Limited and excelled in his trade.

Bill and Muriel travelled extensively, retired early and found contentment in their life in Cobourg.


Kirk Morris MargKIRK-MORRIS, Margaret Ann - Passed away peacefully at the Bridge Hospice on Saturday April 22, 2017 in her 91st year.

Loving wife of Peter Morris and the late Andrew Kirk.

Beloved mother of Patricia (late Chester Doktor), Linda & her husband Marvin Peterson, Irene & her husband Peter Kootchin, Andrew & his wife Angela Kirk, Diane (late Gordon Fair), Darlene (late Alvin Greenly) and her step son JP & his wife Jeanne Morris.


Huestis NancyHUESTIS, Nancy Eileen - Age 68, passed away Saturday, April 22, 2017, from an automotive accident in rural Port Hope, Ontario.

Nancy was born January 21, 1949, in Beaverton, Ontario and lived in Port Hope for the past 5 years. She spent her working career at CIBC and retired after 45 plus years of stellar service.

Nancy will be missed by her husband Robert Gordon Huestis, stepson Lance Huestis (Joanne), and her dog Hunter.


SEXSMITH, Ruth Eleanor - Peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on April 21, 2017 in her 88th year.

Ruth Horsfield, beloved wife of the late Francis Sexsmith.

Loving mother of Nancy Davis (Dennis), Patricia Sexsmith, Peggy Herley (Brian) and the late Brenda Fenton.

Nana of Scott Davis (Andrea), Ian Davis (Andrea), Jason Sexsmith, Kattie McBride (Ben), Kerri Fenton (Jordan), Angela Herley, Jessica Herley, and Vanessa Herley.


Rowan IvanROWAN, Ivan William David - Passed away peacefully at his home in Brighton on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, age 84 years.

Ivan Rowan, son of the late Harold Rowan and the late Rosella (Wood).

Loving husband of Margaret Ann (Reid).

Dear father of Robin Rowan (Gina Harrison) of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Shelley Rowan (Glen Scriver) of Trenton, Bob Rowan and his wife Angie of Glen Ross, and Bryan Rowan of Trenton.