Peterborough

 

PURCELL, Allan Richard - (Retired from General Electric) - Unexpectedly, at his home on June 26, 2017 in his 67th year.

Dear brother of Robert Purcell and the late Isabelle Felsbourg(Gary).

Predeceased by his parents William and Birdie Purcell. Proud uncle of Martin (Kim), Neil, Kevin (Samantha) and Gary (Juanita) Felsbourg and Jessica Drimmie (Jeff) and Julia Bell (Lucas); and many great nephews and nieces. Sadly missed by good friend Sue-Ann Porter and family.

 

Davies TrevorDAVIES, Robert 'Trevor' - Peacefully, at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Monday, June 26, 2017 in his 88th year.

Beloved husband of Hilda (nee Crowe). Loving father of Bryan, Lynn (Jim Peta), Debra (Dean Bass), Glenn (Alayne) and the late Robin. Proud Gramps to Caitlin Bass (Rob) and Bethany Bass.

 

BOOTH, Walter John - Born January 4th, 1921, passed into eternal rest at Caressant Care in Lindsay, Ontario.  Joining his wife Marie (Kelbrick) on Sunday, June 25th, 2017 in his 97th year.

Distinguished member of the International Order of Foresters and was a valued employee of Canadian General Electric for 47 years. He was an accomplished bowler for the GE Bowling League for over 50 years.

Loving father of Judy, Nancy and Duane. Survived by sisters Jean and Anne, predeceased by sisters Eileen, Helen, Marjorie, brother Norman and his parents John and Ethel Booth (nee Dupree).

 

Bridgeman ShirleyBRIDGEMAN, Shirley Eleanor - Passed away peacefully on June 24, 2017 at Victoria Manor, Lindsay in her 92nd year.

Beloved wife of the late Harold Ernest Bridgeman.

Cherished mother of Bryan Bridgeman and his wife Sonja and Deb Shaw (formerly Heale) and her husband Phil.

Proud grandma to Jason, James, Bryan Jr., Kristene, Andrew, Chris, J.P. and great grandma to many. Will be fondly remembered by Debra Raatikainen. Dear sister to Diane Griffin of Australia.

 

Hills CarolHILLS, Ellen Carol  - (June 23, 1941 - June 24, 2017) - 

It is with profound sadness that we advise of the sudden passing of Carol Hills.

Beloved wife of Jack for 57 years; cherished mother of Julie (Kirk), Derek (Tammy) and Paul (Karen); adored Nana of Cory, Riley, Kiersten, Alexander, Kaley, Matthew, Caleb and Colton; loved companion of Dazz.

 

Finney MargaretFINNEY, Margaret Martha (formerly Wright, nee Masters) - Peacefully, at Peterborough Regional Health Centre in her 102nd year.

Beloved wife of the late Gordon Finney and the late Earl Wright. Loving aunt of many. Sadly missed and loving remembered by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Predeceased by her parents Harold and Vera Masters, and siblings Clarence, Irene, Lloyd and Alvin.

 

Best PhyllisBEST, Phyllis Sharon (formerly Simmons, nee Bullock) – Passed peacefully after a long and courageous battle at the Ross Memorial Hospital on June 24th, 2017 in her 72nd year.

Beloved wife of Walter “Wally” Best. Loving mother of Daniel Simmons and Robin Simmons (Elaine). Adored grandmother of Kadie, Jake and Ryan.

Cherished sister of Dave Bullock (Cheryl), Lois Wilde and Doris Robinson (Alan) and sister-in-law of Dick Simmons (Barb). Dear aunt to many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband Bob Simmons and parents Ralph and Margery Bullock.

 

BIRCH, Connie Alicia – Passed unexpectedly at home, on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Connie of Peterborough, formerly of Long Lac, ON, in her 55th year.

Connie was the beloved mother of Curtis McConkey, Ryan McConkey (Samantha Doram), Rodney McConkey Jr. and Christopher McConkey. Loving grandmother of Connor, Kris, Oliver, Ben and Cooper.

Predeceased by her father Alec Birch and mother Joyce (nee. Hagge). Sister of Thomas Birch, Donald Birch and Douglas Birch.

 

Gordon GarnetGORDON, Garnet William - (77 years) - Passed away peacefully on Friday June 23, 2017 at PRHC after a long battle with COPD. He was also a lung cancer survivor since 1992.

Predeceased by his parents William Gordon and Dolly (McKinley), brother-in-law Stewart, sister Doris, sisters-in-law Dorothy and Joyce and his niece Shelly.

Garnet leaves behind his loving wife Patricia of 35 years. His loving son Roger (Karry) and daughter Kim Abraham (Steve). Grandchildren Jennifer, Julie and Jamie and 4 great grandchildren. Predeceased by his beloved granddaughter Sherry Abraham (2001).

 

Harvey GwenHARVEY, Gwen Winnifred, B.A MSW - After a long battle with Alzheimer's on Thursday June 22, 2017 at Centennial Place, Millbrook.

Beloved wife of Carl for over 51 years. Proud mother of Carl Jr. (Sachiko) and John. Loving grandmother of Lynn.

Dear sister of Bill Draper, Rosemary Draper (Helen) and twin sister of Marjorie Jackson (Bruce). Predeceased by her brother Ted and sister-in-law Patricia.

 

DeLaFranier JimboDeLaFRANIER, Lawrence James 'Jimbo' - (1922 - 2017) - Peacefully, at Peterborough Regional Health Centre, on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 aged 34,580 days.

Beloved husband of the late Katherine (née Woodland). Loving father of Brenda Nason (Gary) and Lucy Dawson (Peter). Proud Bumpa of Christine Cleghorn (Tommy) and Katie Dawson. Great Bumpa of Dustin and Natasha Cleghorn. Great Great Bumpa of Easton Cleghorn.

Dear brother of Lucille Brunt (Douglas), and predeceased by his brothers William (Joyce), Jerry (Margaret), Robert (late Margaret) and John (Carol). Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Jimbo was a WWII veteran proudly serving in the Royal Canadian Navy from 1939-1945, aboard HMS Campbeltown and HMCS Malpeque. A longtime employee of Canadian Tire as a head buyer, he retired at the age of 46 to spend his golden years golfing, fishing and gambling.

  

Everett MarjorieEVERETT, Marjorie "Joan" - Entered into rest peacefully at the Caressant Care Nursing Home, Mary St., Lindsay on Wednesday, June 21, 2017.

Joan (nee Grant), at the age of 80, was the beloved wife of Harry Everett for almost 56 years.

Treasured mother of Jim and his wife Barb of Peterborough and Donna and her husband Shawn Fairbairn of Charlore Park Drive.

Loving grandmother of Christopher and Michael Everett and Matthew and David Fairbairn.

 

Dowling MargDOWLING, Margarett Noreen – Born 22nd August, 1933 – Marg left us today, 20th June, 2017.

She is survived by Chris, her husband of sixty plus years, and children Cheryl and Greg (Julie), and special "adopted daughter" Laura and sister Jean Brown of Stratford ON.

Marg was the ninth of ten siblings. She was predeceased by Norman, Jack, Vernon, Gladys, June, Honey, Gordon and Ross. Her father was Harry Turkington/Tarkington, her mother Jessie Gordon/Whyte.

 

Jones JeffreyJONES, Jeffery Thomas Eric 'Jonsey' - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jeff on Monday, June 19, 2017 at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre in his 43rd year.

He was born on July 30, 1974. Jeff was a longtime resident of Ennismore and worked many years for Robert Young Construction.

Beloved husband of Jennifer Johnston. Loving father of Shyanne and Morghan. Devoted son to Eric and Phyllis Jones. Dear brother of Suzanne Brake and her husband Brad.

 

BATES, Betty Jean (nee Ferguson) – Peacefully passed away on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre in her 88th year.

Wife of the late Harry Bates, John W. Rascon and Vincent Dineen.

Survived by her daughter Janice Dineen and grandchildren Trudy Thompson and Matthew Thompson. Also remembered by her great grandchildren Cassandra, Darian and Dawson. Sister of the late Sidney and Warren Ferguson.

 

McGrath DanMcGRATH, Daniel Michael - At the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Sunday, June 18, 2017, with his family by his side, in his 59th year.

Dearest and beloved husband of Deborah (nee Griffin) and adored father to Melissa and Mitchell.

Dear son of Carmel Windeler (d.Harvey), brother to Ed McGrath (Deb), Linda Edwards, Judy Ridley (Gord), son in-law to Jessie Griffin (d.Raymond), brother in-law to Sherry (Warren) Elcombe, Dan (Linda), Jeff (Charlene), Ken (Ronda) Griffin. Beloved uncle to many nieces and nephews, and great uncle to many.

 

KIRBY, Wayne Trevor - (1941 - 2017) - Joined family and friends in Heaven on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

He will be missed dearly by his daughter Jean Lucas and her husband Dan. Wayne had a very special place in his heart for his Grandsons, Zack and Jake.

Also, he will be missed dearly by his younger brother Brian and Sister-in-law Denise. Heartfelt love and compassion is expressed by Lorrie McGrath.

 

Dickey DonaldDICKEY, Donald Ross – After a lengthy illness, at Fairhaven Long Term Care, passed away peacefully, on June 17, 2017.

Survived by his wife June, his daughter Bonnye (Joe) and son Scott (Brooke), grandchildren Tim (Megan), Breanna (Jordan), Lauren, Mackay, Jack, Sam, James and Blake.

Donald was an electrical contractor who owned and operated his business "Dickey Electric" for 30 years. He mastered his trade working on Vancouver Island and lived in Victoria BC, where he started his family, then moved back home to Peterborough to start his business.

 

McKinnon HarrisonMcKINNON, Harrison Ivor - Our hearts have shattered into a million pieces... after a brief and unexpected battle with an insidious and relentless infection, we kissed and held our darling Harrison for the last time.

On June 17, 2017, 2:15pm, at the age of 2 years, 9 months, our beautiful, sensitive, thoughtful, cuddly, funny and infinitely brave firstborn baby boy peacefully gave up his fight and left all his pain and suffering behind.

 

Caunce JoanCAUNCE, Joan Mary - Passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s at Fleming Nursing Home on Saturday June 17, 2017. Joan (nee Holden) of Buckhorn in her 93rd year.

Beloved wife of the late Henry “Harry” Caunce. Cherished Mum of Susan (James) Dundas of Buckhorn, Joanne MacKillop of Nova Scotia, and Alison (Mark) Wilkins of Peterborough.

Grandma will be loved and remembered by Ian (Kendra) Dundas, Meredith (Nick) Newberry; Ryley, Logan, and Mary Wilkins. Great-grandmother of James, Nathan, Miles, and Kaelyn.

 

French DebbieFRENCH, Deborah Joan 'Debbie' (Land) - Passed away at P.R.H.C on Saturday June 17, 2017.  Debbie (Land) of Norwood in her 64th year.

Beloved wife of Guy French. Loving mother of Shawn (Nancy) of Havelock and Michelle French of Norwood.

Also remembered by her sister Stacey Weeks (Joe), sister-in-law Linda Land, nephews Sean (Whoppi), Ryan (Joanne), Aaron and niece Tammie (Kris). Predeceased by her brother Scott Land.

 

Baker JeanBAKER, Jean (Clements) - (1924 - 2017) - We are heartbroken to announce the passing of Mom at the Bridge Hospice on Saturday, June 17, 2017.

She joined the love of her life Allan, predeceased February 5, 2016. They were married for 73 years.

She leaves to mourn her daughters Dianne Buchanan of Campbellford, and Linda Lynch (Dave) of Norwood.

She is predeceased by son Bob, August 24, 2009 (Shelly Wakefield), siblings Fern Watts (Orval), Isobel Ferguson (Bert), Orville Clements, Berniece Hayes (Bob), and parents Alexander and Charlotte Clements. Survived by sister Elsie (d. Ivan Bishop), sisters-in-law Roxie Baker and Lynn Clements and life long friend Verna Chaplin.

 

Harrison MarieHARRISON, Marie Edna (nee Armstrong) - Passed away peacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Friday, June 16, 2017 at 91 years of age.

Beloved wife of Kenneth Harrison. Dear mother to Bill (Linda), Joan MacDonald (David) and John (Marie). Proud grandma of 6 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

Predeceased by her parents William Newton and Frances Elizabeth (Bessie) Armstrong (nee Burn), and her sisters Ruth Skuce (late Glen) and Lois Jennings (late Cecil).

 

Basciano PatriciaBASCIANO, Patricia Anne (nee Beresford, formerly Chambers) - On Friday, June 16th, 2017 at the age of 84, our lovely mother was reunited with the “love of her life”, her husband Tony (d. 2008), after a long and courageous battle with many health issues.

Even up until the very end, Mom’s pleasant nature and positive attitude made her a joy to be around.

Following her retirement from Outboard Marine, Mom spent her time in service to others. She volunteered with Meals on Wheels, organized trips and activities for the Legion’s Seniors Club and ran the Breakfast Program at St. Peter’s Elementary School for many years. 

Her family was her greatest joy and she will be forever missed by her children Warren Chambers (Valerie Evans), Karen Schweier (Glenn Macdonald), Nicole Cooke (husband Dave) and her step-children Anthony Basciano, Angela Basciano and Gina Martin (husband Doug).

 

Wood FrankWOOD, Francis 'Frank' David Sr. – Peacefully passed away at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Friday, June 15, 2017 at the age of 83.

Loving father of Frank Jr. (Penny), Shawn (Diane) and Krista Hendren (Bert). Cherished grandfather of Aaron (Cassia), Cody (Mike), Scott, Kyle (Kim) and Korey.

Dear brother of Grace, Kay, Teresa, Ken, Bob and predeceased by Jack, Mary, Agnes, Phyllis and Joan. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.

 

Slavik JohnSLAVIK, John Albert - It is with tremendous sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved John on Thursday, June 15, 2017 in his 60th year, at Peterborough Regional Health Centre with his loved ones at his side after a lengthy illness.

John leaves his loving wife Gloria (Tapp), sons Brandon (Jordan) and Steve (Natalie), Andrew Scriver (Emily) and daughters Stefanie Scriver (John) and Adrienne Scriver, and adored grandchildren, Maddix, Blake, Gavin, and Riley.