Ballantyne DonaldBALLANTYNE, Donald G. M. - WWII - 1923 to 2017 - At Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg, ONT, after a losing battle with prostate cancer, on March 10, 2017.

Donald was born in Montreal and enlisted in the Canadian army in 1940 at the age of 17.

After service in Newfoundland, British Columbia, and Nova Scotia, he was selected to join the elite First Special Service Force in 1942. He served with the Force in The Aleutians, Italy and France, taking part in the Anzio landings and the liberation of Rome and Southern France.


Arends RonARENDS, Ronald Peter - “Softly and tenderly Jesus is calling, calling all sinners come home……” The Lord called Peacefully home, Campbellford General Hospital on Friday, March 10, 2017.

Ron Arends, age 56, owner Cottages on Wheels and Brighton Rv Spa.

Beloved husband of Amanda Arends (DeMille) – 6 years.

Dear father of Joshua, Logan, and Devon.


McIntosh BruceMCINTOSH, Bruce George - Passed away at his home in Cold Springs, Thursday March 9, 2017.

Bruce was the beloved husband of Shirley Muldrew.

Dear father of David (Charmaine) their children Matthew, Julian and Liam and Wayne (Gaye) their children Mitchell and Amanda.

Brother of Milton (Marie) and Ivan (Betty).


Gould HelenGOULD, Helen - Peacefully at The Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on Tuesday March 7, 2017 in her 96th year.

Toad Zealand, beloved wife of the late Norman Gould.

Loving mother of Nancy Burger (the late Don), and John Gould (Annie).

Grandmother of Wendy Freeman (Michael), and Andrew Burger (Camille), Great grandmother of Brian and Benjamin Freeman, and Eli and Freya Burger.


BAKER, Donald Leslie - Peacefully at his home at Christian Horizons in Cobourg on Monday, March 6, 2017.

Donald Baker at 64 years of age. 

Donald was long-time community member of Christian Horizons and Community Living West Northumberland. 

Donald had a vibrant personality and love for those around him.


DINGMAN, Lillian Frances - Peacefully at home on Monday March 6, 2017 in her 90th year. 

Beloved wife of the late William Dingman. 

Loving mother of Valerie Watch, Bill Dingman (Carol), Michael Dingman (Darlene), Wendy Southward (Peter), Alanna Anderson (John) and Steven Dingman (Joan). 

Cherished grandmother of Scott, Shawn, Chantelle, Jason, Somer, Sarah, Ashley, Jessica, Stephen, Paul, Bree-anna and Matthew and great grandmother of Dallas, Brook, Naomi, Luke, Ryan, Knox, Ryder, Natallia and Fiona. 


Batt GailBATT, Marilyn Gail - Passed away at Northumberland Hills Hospital Cobourg on Monday March 6, 2017.

Gail Campbell beloved wife of Con Batt.

Loving mother of Nancy Greenham (Stan) and Marilyn Batt (Mike Hompus).

Dear grandmother of Ashley, Mathew and Jeffery.


Boughen MeredithBOUGHEN, Meredith - Peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on Monday March 6, 2017 in her 73rd year.

Meredith Jemmett, beloved wife of the late Robert John Boughen.

Loving mother of Mary.

Daughter of the late Douglas Jemmett and Mary Lailey.

Sister of the late Chris Jemmett.


Drumm JerryDRUMM, Gerald Francis 'Jerry' - (1929 - 2017) - Sadly we announce the death of Jerry at Billings Court Manor on Monday, March 6, 2017 at the age of 87.

Beloved husband of Peggy (nee Creamer). Dear father of Suzanne (Craig) Anderson, Gregory and Rochelle Drumm (Paul MacLatchy). Loving step-father to Kelly Hopkins and Michael Hopkins. Cherished grandfather to Alex, Kenny, Fay and Amelia.

Dear brother of Raymond and Edward. Will be greatly missed by his family, friends and especially by dear friends Peter (Joanne) Kenny of Oakville.


Cook LauraCOOK, Laura Mae - Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday March 5, 2017.

Laura Morris was the beloved wife of Keith Cook.

Loving mother of Tracy (Don Hobart) and Mark.

Survived by her grandchildren Amanda (Andrew Orr), Ian Rollins and great-granddaughter Eva.

Sister of Thelma Fogarty, John Dempsey, Dan Dempsey, Joe Dempsey, Mina Walker and Gerry Dempsey.


DICKENS, Mary Kathleen - Peacefully on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Trent Valley Lodge, Trenton, in her 96th year. 

Beloved husband of the late Leonard. 

Loving mother of Beryl Bryant and Dick Dickens. 

Cherished grandmother of Linda (Jeff) Rent and Brian (Katherine) Dickens. 


SANDFORD, Peter C. - It is with great sadness to announce the passing of Peter at his residence on Sunday, March 5, 2017, at the age of 64.

Beloved husband of Jill Sandford (nee Washer).

Dear father of Rain Sandford (Brent Pickles).

Proud grampie of Kaitlyn and Ethan.


WATTS, Bonnie Ann (nee Hibbard) - Peacefully on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Northumberland Hills Hospital. 

Beloved wife of Bill. 

Loving mother of Rick and Travis (Lenora). 

Cherished grandmother of Daniel, Benjamin, Jackson and Charlie. 


Irvine ShirleyIRVINE, Shirley Louise - At the Belleville General Hospital surrounded by the love of her family on Thursday, March 2, 2017, age 85 years.

Shirley Irvine of Brighton, daughter of the late John Thomas Petch and the late Nellie (Smart).

Predeceased by husband John in 1953.

In 1958 Shirley married the late Harry Irvine and they had 42 years together and leave a family who will hold them in their hearts forever.


HOSKIN, Lena Alice (nee Smith) - January 10, 1925 - March 1, 2017 - Passed away at Woodhaven LTC in Markham with her family by her side. 

Beloved wife of the late Allen Hoskin. 

Loving mother of  Dianne Thom and Joy Vezina. 

Grandmother of  David and Matthew Thom and Jordan Vezina. 


HARWOOD, Charlotte - Peacefully on March 1, 2017 at Brampton Civic Hospital in her 100th year.

Loving wife of the late Roy (1992).

Beloved mother of Kathryn Harwood, Marian Forster and husband Tom Rankin.

Dear grandma of Allison, Heather and Laura Rankin, Stephen, John Dennis and Jules Stirling.


Vallings JillVALLINGS, Nancy Gillian 'Jill' - Of Peterborough, Ontario, formerly of Brighton, passed away early Wednesday morning, March 1st, 2017, in her 84th year.

Jill was predeceased by her brother Hugh MacCallum and his daughter Elizabeth (Liz). Jill leaves behind and is fondly remembered by her husband, Jack Vallings, Judith Nicholas (sister) & Glyn (brother-in law), Troon, Gwedhen; Barbara MacCallum (sister-in law), Sam & Anita.

She will be dearly missed by her children, Jed Vallings & Gillian Kearns (New Zealand), Judy Vallings (Calgary), Jennifer & Greg Vansteenkiste (Camlachie), Barbara Jane & Steven Willoughby (Desbarats), her treasured grandchildren Jeffrey, Hannah, Reid, Wesley, Ryan, Michael, and gifted caregiver and new family member Rosario Velado.


McPherson RonMCPHERSON, Ronald Dwayne - Passed away at his home in Brighton on Sunday, February 26, 2017, age 67 years. 

Ronald McPherson, loving husband of Kelly (Peters). 

Dear father of Tina, Tara, Jason and Carol. 

Brother of Gail, Gary, Bonnie, Diane and Deb. 

Predeceased by his brother Darren and Yvonne. 


GREEN, Stuart William Morley - Suddenly but peacefully at his home in Roseneath on Saturday, February 25, 2017.

Stuart Green at 63 years of age. 

Cherished husband of Patricia Green (nee Stratton). 

Dear son of the late Gordon and Florence Green. 


EBBERS, Richard Jan - Suddenly in Florida, on Friday, February 24, 2017, in his 74th year. 

Beloved husband of Marilyn (nee Teal, formally Hoskin). 

Loving father of Jim Ebbers (Wilma), Jeff Hoskin (Leanne Cooper) and Jason Ebbers (Joy). 

Cherished grandfather of Wyatt Hoskin, Emma Hoskin, Josie Hoskin, Riley Cooper, Martina Cooper, Abbey Cooper and Avery Ebbers. 


McGill DavidMCGILL, David Arthur - Passed away on his 75th birthday Friday February 24, 2017 at Camaguey, Cuba.

Dave, son of the late Arthur and Mary McGill, dear father of Bill, Patti (Gary Kort), Ted, Don (Linda) and James Wallace.

Poppy of Chris, Sara, David, Caitlan, Daniel, Josh, Ryan, Rayna, Ashley, Kara, Vicky, Alison, Kelsie and great-poppy of Cayden, Scarlett, Declan and Adalynn.

Brother of Anne Hall, Bonnie, Rick, Robert and Michael McGill.


SHEPPARD, Gordon - Peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital on Friday, February 24, 2017 in his 82nd year. 

Beloved husband of Mabel (nee Peddle).  

Loving father of Joe Sheppard (Laurie). 

Beloved grandfather of Jim, Rob, Gemma, Kate, Jeff, Russ, Tia and William. 


DOWDALL, Eugene William - Peacefully at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Friday, February 24, 2017.

Eugene Dowdall at 84 years of age. 

Beloved husband of the late Frances Dowdall (nee Taylor). 

Dear father of Kirk Dowdall and Jayne Taylor. 


Ranstead BerylRANSTEAD, Beryl Elizabeth (Walls) - Peacefully at Regency Manor, Port Hope on February 23, 2017 in her 99th year.

Beryl Walls, beloved wife of the late William Vernon Ranstead.

Loving mother of Bonnie and the late Gary William Ranstead.

Grandmother to John, Heidi, Susan, Sharon, Carole Ann and her wonderful great + great great grandchildren.


Henry GayHENRY, Catherine 'Gay' - Suddenly passed away at the Kingston General Hospital on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at the age of 64.

Loving daughter of Elizabeth Foley and stepfather Ed Foley, and the late Robert Henry.

Survived by her siblings Eileen Cross (nee Hall), Russell Henry, Dawn Conium (nee Henry-Hall), Robin Bedolfe (nee Henry-Hall), Bobby Henry (Hall), Jan Hall and Joey Hall.

Also remembered by her many nieces, nephews, and cousins.


Cattell KateCATTELL, Catherine A. 'Kate' - Passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2017, age 88 years. 

Kate Cattell of Brighton, Toronto, London (UK), Campbeltown and New York, daughter of the late Donald and Catherine, O’May and wife of the late Leslie Bernard Cattell. 

Loving mother of Fraser, Christine and Roger Cattell. 

Greatly missed by her grandchildren, Kyra, Nolan, Colin, Remy, Reilly of whom she was so proud.