BRADY, Daniel Robert Arnold 'Dan' - Peacefully at P.R.H.C., Palliative Care Unit on April 24, 2017 in his 73rd year.
Loving husband of Sharon (nee- McMillan). Dear father of Robert Brady (Shari) of Bailieboro. Grandfather of Christina Lush, Nolyn Brady and Mickayla Parnell.
Brother of David Brady (Dianne), Arlene Grant (Jim) and Mary Chesher (Jim) all of Peterborough. Uncle Dan will be missed by his many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by his parents Arnold and Muriel Brady (nee McCabe) and his special Uncle Don.
HEFFERNAN, Audrey Beatrice - Passed away peacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Centre, on Sunday, April 23, 2017 in her 88th year.
Beloved wife of the late Herbert Joseph Heffernan (d. July 27, 2005).
Loving mother of Chris and dear grandmother of Mitchell and Nicklas. Dear sister of Vern Hamilton (Hilda). Dear aunt of several nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by her parents John (Jack) Hamilton and Doris Dodson, and sisters Doris Henwood (late Jerry), Iris Hamilton and a brother Glen Hamilton (late Sandra).
HARRISON, Catharine Marie 'Cathy' (nee Jones) - On Saturday, April 22, 2017, at the age of 63.
Cathy, best friend and loving wife of Jill Bullock and loving mother of Laurie (Doug) Stackhouse, Jennifer Gallimore, and Scott Harrison (Dan Williams). Proud Oma of Carter and Braiden, and Proud Grandma of Liam and Avery.
Cherished middle sister of Barb (Chris) DeCarlo and Christine (Chris) Must of Smiths Falls. Cathy will be sadly missed by her Aunt Dorothy, many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends – especially Wendy and Lynda, her travel buddies.
HICKEY, Catherine Ann 'Cathy' (Collins) - It is with deep sadness that the family announces the sudden passing of Cathy on Friday April 21, 2017. Cathy Hickey (nee Collins) of Douro-Dummer in her 78th year.
Loving wife of the late Maurice Joseph Hickey (d. November 18, 2015).
Cherished mother of Kevin (Erin), Maureen Thorndyke (Dan), Neil (Christina), Karyn Brady (Scott), Janet, Pat (Kelly), Paul (Jennifer), Mike (Kelly), Jim (Shannon), Theresa Greavette (Greg) and Bryan (Chantal).
BAPTIE, Dennis Wayne - (1946 - 2017) - Went to be with his Saviour on Friday April 21, 2017.
Predeceased by his first wife Sharon (2000). Best friend and support of his wife May for 15 years. Loving generous father of Lisa (Matthew), Jordan (Carly), Jeffrey (Cassie) and Jeremy (Ann). Proud kind and loving grandfather of Layla, Ben, Harper, Sloane, Isla, Eva and Adelle.
Dennis will be sadly missed by his sister Darlene (Barry) and sisters in law Sandy (John) and Sheila (Brian).
SPRADBROW, Stephen James 'Jim' - Of Buckhorn, passed away peacefully at the P.R.H.C. on Friday April 21, 2017, in his 71st year. Retired from Air Canada.
Dear husband of Sharon (nee Pearson), stepfather of Lee Galley (Denise) and Lisa Koomans (Christopher). Dear Poppa Jim of Seth Galley (Alexandra), Reign Galley, Eric Miller (Victoria), Bailey Miller, Cameron Koomans and Jack and Bianca Corvi. Great Poppa Jim of Aurora, Nova and Leni.
Brother-in-law of Leitha Daynes, Shirley Adams, Allen Pearson (Barb), Linda Pearson, Carol Pearson and Ruth Armstrong (Jack). Dear brother of Ralf Spradbrow (Geraline) of Peterborough.
FOX, Barbara Ann - Peacefully at St. Joseph’s At Fleming, Peterborough, April 20, 2017 in her 98th year.
Loving mother of John Fox & his wife Doreen and Marjorie Bothwell & her husband Bob. Cherished grandmother of Duncan, Alexa & Jeremy Bothwell. Fondly remembered by her brother Hugh & his wife Colette of Victoria, B.C. and many nieces and nephews.
Barbara was predeceased by her husband George, her parents Gordon & Vera Van Patter, and her brothers Alan & Ross.
CLARKE, Russell John 'Rusty' – (July 29, 1946 - April 20, 2017) - Passed away peacefully at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Thursday, April 20th, 2017.
Beloved husband of Vikki (nee Merrilees). Loving father to Shawn (Tammy) of British Columbia. Devoted grandfather to Ashley and Colby.
Cherished brother to Mike (Tammy) and Patsy (Jeff) both of British Columbia and brother-in-law to Beverly Burd and Robert Merrilees both of Sudbury. Adored by his many nieces and nephews.
ELLIS, Merrial 'Ruth' Elaine - Passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 20th, 2017 at Peterborough Extendicare at the age of 75.
Ruth will be remembered by her siblings Beverley White (the late Roger), Arlene Derrett (George) and Larry Ellis (Kim). Nana will be sadly missed by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Ruth will be missed by her many nieces, nephews and extended family.
Predeceased by her parents George and Gloria, by her son Kevin and by her siblings Morley, Glo Ann, Karen, Raymond, Norma.
LUNN, Ernestine Emily 'Tina' - Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Thursday, April 20th, 2017 at the PRHC.
Beloved wife of Raymond. Cherished mother of Anthony Andreozzi, Anita Hickson, Krista Hunt and Amanda Sweeting. Grandma will be missed by Thomas, Talia, Tyler and Trinity.
Tina will be remembered by her brother James Grezaud (Laura Ellison), her mother-in-law Betty Lunn, and by her many nieces, nephews and extended family.
CUMMING, Muriel Gwendolyn - Passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 20th, 2017 at the PRHC in her 97th year.
Beloved wife of the late Andrew.
Loving mother of Pat Clayton (the late Wayne) and the late Allan (Doreen). Cherished grandmother of Kelly Small (David), Rob Cumming (Alicia), Brad Cumming, Bill Schobel (Tamara) and great-grandmother of Gavyn, Lucas, Jayden, Bryson, Grace, Ethan, Tyler, Jennifer Ricottilli (Tony), Whitney, Nicole and William.
O'TOOLE, Brian Joseph - It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Brian on April 20, 2017 in his 70th year.
Cherished husband of “Bev” Beverley Ann (nee Howden). Loving son of Doreen Taylor (and her husband Roy) and the late Bernard O’Toole.
Dear brother of Terry O’Toole (Deb) and the late Ricky and step brother of Linda. Brother-in-law of Linda Smith (Robert Doyle), Ken Howden (Jill), Brenda Wedgewood (Mike) and the late Robert “Bob” Howden.
FRALEY, Fredrick Donald - (Retired G.M Worker) - Born in Peterborough September 23, 1949 and passed away at PRHC on April 19, 2017 in his 67th year.
Fred, beloved husband of 49 years to Joan (Faulkner). Loving father to Norman Fraley.
Son of the late Betty and Fred Fraley Sr. Brother to Carol Giles (Friend Doug), Joe (Norien) Fraley, Patricia Dyson, and brother-in-law to Jim and Joan Faulkner all of Peterborough, Jane Robertson (late Larry) of Calgary.
JOHNSON, James Bancroft 'Jim' - Of Douro-Dummer, passed away peacefully in his sleep on April 19, 2017. He was 95.
Jim was born in Toronto on November 16, 1921 to parents Chrissie and James L. Johnson. A hard worker from the start, he began his career in farming then, like many young men of his time, volunteered to join the Canadian Armed Forces. Shortly before being deployed to Europe in 1942, he met his future wife, Edna, when he asked her for a dance one night in Ajax.
After the war, Jim and Edna were married and moved to Douro to build their home and family. Jim proudly resided in that same home for 65 years. Jim worked for Wonder Bread for many years, delivering bread with his trusty horse Ted. He later worked in maintenance for the Peterborough County Board of Education before retiring in 1986.
GARDEZI, Dr. Hasson Nawaz - Professor Emeritus, Algoma University - Passed away April 19, 2017 at the age of 84 in Peterborough, following a brief illness.
Graduate of Washington State University, he was an internationally recognized author and editor of many books and articles on social and political developments in Pakistan and Asia.
Son of Syed Muhammed Nawaz and Saeedah Gardezi of Multan, Pakistan. He is survived by his wife Rosalie and his children Tariq, Fauzia, Shahid, Shella and Jaffer, as well as his brother Dr. Ali Raza and his sister Qudsia.
INGLIS, Ralph Adam - (WWII Veteran) - Passed away peacefully at Burnbrae Gardens on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Ralph Inglis in his 97th year.
Loving husband of the late Norma Inglis.
Cherished father of Barbara Teffer (d. John) and Dennis (Laurie). Remembered by his grandchildren Erin Inglis, Farrah Pavlakovich (Adam), and great-granddaughter Avery Pavlakovich.
KILBORN, Jane Anne - Peacefully surrounded by family at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Wednesday April 19, 2017, in her 82nd year.
Beloved mother of Gerry Riendeau (Laura), Carole Bolyea (Bill), Barry Kilborn (Nicole), pre-deceased by her son Daniel Kilborn.
Loving grandmother of Jennifer Whittem-Galanti, Kim Whittem, Ashley King, Danielle Benibanonde, Alexander Riendeau, Katelyn Collins, Cassandra Kilborn, Devan Kilborn, Tori Kilborn, Britney Killen and Brady Killen. Great grandmother of Hayley Monague-Whittem, William Monague-Whittem, L.J. Benibanonde, Lily Langstaff and Colby Langstaff.
BATES, Stephen William - Passed away on April 19, 2017 at Peterborough Regional Health Centre at the age of 45.
Sadly missed by Tom, his longtime friend and companion for over 20 years. Predeceased by his Mother Wilma Bates (2016) and Stepfather James Bruton (2014).
Survived by his Stepbrother Clifford (Donna), Nephews Timothy and Nicholas, Aunt and Uncle Lydia & Hank and their families of Calgary, Uncle and Aunt Bill & Linda and their families of Newcastle.
SMITH, Gary Walter - On Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at his home with family by his side at the age of 62.
Gary Smith is survived by his sons Cameron and Wayne.
Gary is at rest with Mandy and Raymond. He will be missed by his Grandchildren Kimberlee, Andrew, Rylee, Molly and Sidney and greatly missed by his Best Friend Heather. We love you Dad.
BREWSTER, Viva Laurine (nee MOORES) - Was suddenly lost on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 in Peterborough, Ontario.
Born in Stellarton, Nova Scotia, Laurine was a coal miner's daughter who relocated to Ontario with her husband, Norman, and their future with one cardboard suitcase.
Although having been a teacher in Nova Scotia she was a homemaker in Ontario and focused on her family, friends and her hobbies, weaving, doll making and her dogs - Coltan, Seamus, Greggie and Shelley.
She will be dearly missed by her husband Norman, children Nicole (Ariel), Jason (Pamela) and Natalie (Tricia) and her grandchildren Abigail and Jessica, Riley and Lucas and Hannah and Autumn.
DeCARLO, Antoniette 'Annette' - (Retired 50 year employee of General Electric Canada) -
Passed away peacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Centre, on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 in her 99th year.
Dear sister-in-law of Mary DeCarlo of Peterborough. Dear aunt of several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews and their families.
Predeceased by her parents Fiorindo DeCarlo and Maria Aimola, sisters Rosie Longo, Viola Cook, Molly McNaughton and Isobel DeCarlo and brothers Fred, Jack, Rocco and Guido DeCarlo.
HAMILTON, Angela Ann - After a courageous struggle with bile duct cancer, Angela passed away with her family by her side at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre Palliative Care Unit on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at the age of 42.
Cherished daughter of Harry “Bun” Hamilton and Patsy (nee Wells).
Loved and dearest mom of Tyler and Josh. Sadly missed by her extended family, her many friends and co-workers.
SWANN, John Joseph Earle – Peacefully at his residence on Monday, April 17, 2017 at the age of 63.
Beloved husband of Louise (nee Perks) for 39 years. Loving father of Jennifer Howe (Sean) and Casey (Sabrina). Cherished grandfather of Cooper, Jaedee, Marley, Parker and Wyatt.
Dear brother of Geena Swann (Don Covert), Robert (Chrissy), Joseph, Angela Fitch (Larry) and the late William. Also remembered by his mother-in-law Barbara Roberts (the late Ken).
Predeceased by his parents Joseph and Del (nee Beaupre).
JOHNSTON, Sandra Dianne (nee Casselman) - Peacefully with her family by her side at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Monday, April 17, 2017 in her 71st year.
Beloved wife of John for 30 years. Loving mother of Jennifer Ross and Judy Broesch. Cherished grandmother of Paige, Jacey, Charis, Sara and Katie.
Dear sister of Walter Casselman, Norman Casselman and the late Karen Casselman. Devoted daughter of Wilma and the late Lawrence.
MARSHALL, Margot Anne - The labour movement has lost a strong Sister with the passing over the Easter weekend of Margot Marshall, 68, of Peterborough.
She was the backbone of the Peterborough & District Labour Council, serving as its secretary for 14 years. Margot always worked behind the scenes, organizing Day of Mourning, the Labour Day picnic and the annual Labour Appreciation dinner, in addition to public meetings and rallies.
Her Peterborough working career started in 1977 at Alfa-Laval. In 1986 she went on to work at St. Joseph's Hospital and then moved to Peterborough Regional Health Centre when the hospitals merged. She retired from PRHC in 2013. She was active in her union - Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) Local 345 serving as steward, treasurer, recording secretary and remained one of its delegates to the Labour Council until her passing.
McVICAR, Catherine Janet 'Cathy' - Passed away at Empress Gardens, Peterborough on Monday, April 17, 2017, at age 77 after a lengthy illness.
Survived by her sister Susan Speer (Bill) and nieces Janet, Laura and Mary.
Cathy grew up in Port Credit and attended UWO where she received a degree in journalism. After working on newspapers in Barrie and Ottawa, she moved to Toronto and did editorial work for Nelson’s and Copp Clark. Cathy moved frequently while working in Toronto.