Austin KenAUSTIN, Kenneth William 'Ken' - It is with profound sadness we announce the passing of our father Ken (Snap) Austin, on Tuesday August 8, 2017 in his 88th year, after a courageous battle with cancer at Pleasant Meadow Manor where he resided in Norwood, Ontario.

Ken was born on Nov. 17, 1929 in Springhill Nova Scotia.

Ken was predeceased by his loving wife Noreen of 46 years and daughter Marilyn Fimo (Dave). He is survived by daughter Debbie Glen (d.Barry), Cheryl Holt (Steve), son Dan Mattix (Susan), Frank Mattix (Kim), daughter Christine Austin and Cyndy Abraham (John).


Alikakos GeorgeALIKAKOS, George - (Proud owner and operator of Mr. Sub for 40 years and sponsor of the Peterborough Petes) -

Peacefully with his family by his side on Monday, August 7, 2017 in his 79th year.

Beloved husband of Eugenia (nee Kaspasouris).  Loving father of Meny, Rebecca Salfi and her husband John, Nina, and Maria. Cherished pappou of Antonio, Giorgio, Gabriella, and Evi.

Predeceased by his parents Cleomenis and Rebecca his brother Peter and his sister Athena. Loving theo to many nieces and nephews.


Lepp JoanLEPP, Dianne 'Joan' "Disco Joan" - Died peacefully surrounded by family and friends, after a courageous battle with cancer at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre, Monday, August 7, 2017 in her 70th year.

"Joannie Movies" is the beloved mother of Debra Villiers of Peterborough, Karey Heard (Robin) of Edmonton and Warren Lepp of Peterborough. Proud grandmother of Brendan, Spencer and Dominik.

Cherished daughter of Colleen and the late Lou Gagnon. Dear sister of Sheila (Jack), Lou Jr. (Joanne), Gloria, Alex (Mary), Cynthia and the late Ricky.


LEE, Evelyn Rita (nee Curtin) - Passed away peacefully at her residence on Monday, August 7, 2017 in her 97th year.

Wife of the late Cyril William Lee (d. June 3, 1983). Loving mother of Theresa Lee, and Gerard Lee and wife Carolanne. Dear grandmother of six grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Also survived by step-daughter Joan Radford of Bolton.

Predeceased by her parents Joseph Curtin and Kathleen Hargrove, stepson John Lee, and brothers Vincent, William and Alvin Curtin and sisters Ileen Bernstein, Margaret Curtin, Kathleen Dubas.


CAMPBELL, Dennis Edwin – (Retired Kirkfield Postmaster) - Passed away at Peterborough on Sunday, August 6, 2017.

Dennis was the beloved husband of the late Daphne (Orchard) Campbell.

Loved father of Wendy (Murray) Connelly of Keene, late Gail (Brian) Teel of Aurora, Don (Janice) of Georgetown, Greg (Linda) of Keswick, Kim (Jamey) Hicks of Peterborough and Kirk (Kelly) of Coboconk.


Hill ShirleyHILL, Shirley Helen - Shirley passed away very suddenly on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at Peterborough Regional Health Centre at the age of 84, with her loving family at her side.

She retired from Eaton’s after 35 years of service.

Loving wife of the late Gerald Hill. 

Loving mother of Sandra Pitre (Roger), Larry Hill (Anne), and Shelley Hill (Kevin).

Loving grandmother of Alana Robson (Mike), Jeremy Pitre (Laura), Craig Hill (Heather), Kristin de Montbrun (Chris), RogerPitre (Bobbi Jo).

Great-grandmother of Austin and KylieRobson, Benjamin and Kendal Pitre, Alyssa, Tiffany, Tianna Pitre and Kara and Ryan de Montbrun.


Ditchburn JohnDITCHBURN, John Alan - Passed away peacefully at his residence on Sunday August 6, 2017. John Ditchburn, of Apsley, in his 48th year.

Remembered by his loving companion Brenda Breau, and her son Adam Hendrik. Also remembered by his daughter Jamie Ditchburn, and granddaughter Miley.

Survived by siblings Jean Moore, Dave Ditchburn, Becky Ditchburn, and nieces and nephews Darren, Tiffany, Megan, and Mason. Predeceased by his mother Beverley.


Emmerson DonEMMERSON, Donald Eric 'Don' - Passed away at the Campbellford Memorial Hospital on Sunday August 6, 2017. Don Emmerson of Norwood in his 60th year.

Loved and missed by his wife Jennifer. Also missed by his children Jason, Joshua, Kaitlin (Bill Brock), and Wesley. Remembered by his grandchildren Heather Leanne (Dylan), Liam, and Kendyll.

Survived by siblings Ronnie (Judy), Debbie (Darryl), Lorne (Caroline), Cecil (Janice), and Cathy (Ernie), and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents Doris and Sherman.


Westlake OsWESTLAKE, William Oswald 'Os' - (Retired  Fire Chief) - Peacefully after a brief illness in his 92nd year, at Fairhaven Home for the Aged on Saturday August 5, 2017.

Os, longtime resident of Selwyn Township, 3rd generation farmer and 41 years as a volunteer firefighter with the last 18 as the Fire Chief of Smith Township until his retirement at the amalgamation of Selwyn Township.

He was the beloved husband of the late June (Carl) for 52 years (2006). Longtime companion of his cousin Frances Woods, currently of Innisfail, Alberta. Loving father to Wendy Fulton (David), Wayne (Carol) and Marvin (Beth).


Bolin LorettaBOLIN, Loretta Jane (nee McCarthy) - Peacefully on August 5, 2017, eight days after her 95th birthday.

Predeceased by her husband Jack Bolin (1975) and her daughter Sue (2013).

A lifelong resident of Otonabee, Loretta was the youngest daughter of Vince McCarthy and Jennie Weir.  She was the last surviving sibling of Eugene, Fern (Earl) Doris, Ormonde, Bertha (John) Turnbull, Mary, Lois, Elinor, Grace (Gordon) Nelson, Marlyn (Jack) Low, Donald (Bonnie) and Joseph.

She will be missed by her children Anna Marie, Pat Sheldrick (Tom), Barb (Brian Nash), Colleen, Jackie and Gus (Jane).


Panabaker JackPANABAKER, Commander Jack Leroy - (Highly decorated Retired WWII Royal Canadian Navy Commander) - 

Passed away peacefully at home as per his wishes, surrounded by family on August 5th, 2017 at the age of 94.

Loving husband of the late Mary (nee Brick). Beloved father of Mary Jo (Theo), Jan, Joy, Jocelyn (Mike) and Jerrainy.

Admired Grandfather of Matthew (Cher), Tristen, Jessica (Paul), Stephanie (Kelly), Beth (Ryan), Ellee (Travis) and Mary-Ellen (Luke). Cherished great-grandfather to Teagan, Lily, Ellee, Alexandra, Alayna, Henry, Everly, Austin and Ferryn.


Trudel PaulTRUDEL, Paul Sr. - Passed away peacefully at the PRHC on Saturday, August 5, 2017 with his family by his side.

Beloved husband of Marguerite for 45 years.

Loving father of Linda Bell (the late Dick) of Lakefield, Marianne Legendre (Gerry) of Field, Jeannette Kent (Al) of Peterborough, Paul Jr. of Peterborough, stepfather of Mitch Massicotte (the late Lulu) of Manitouwadge, Diane Massicotte (Larry) of Thunder Bay.


NICHOLSON, Frank Simpson – Passed peacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Centre, with his family at his side, on Friday August 4, 2017. Frank of Peterborough, formerly of Scotland, in his 88th year.

Beloved husband of Joan (nee Hann) for 48 years. Loving father of Laura Hobbs (Jeff) of Ithaca, NY and Shona Nicholson of Barrie. Step-father of Tracey Britt (Scott) of Markham.

Dear Poppa of Poppy, Audrey, Kalia and Kai.  Step-grandfather of Zach, Leah and Alex.   Frank will be remembered by his best friend Aldo Mazzei and many other relatives and friends.


Murphy RonMURPHY, Ronald Glenford 'Ron' - Passed away peacefully at the P.R.H.C. on Friday August 4, 2017. Ron Murphy of Peterborough in his 68th year.

Survived by his siblings Beth, Ray (Alison), and Margaret, and nieces Sarah, Ashleigh, Emma and Zoe.

Predeceased by his parents Marjorie and Glenford.


BYRNES, Joseph Cecil - Passed away peacefully at his residence on Friday, August 4, 2017.

Loving husband of Lori Woolsey. Beloved father of Nicky Byrnes. Grandfather of Velouria Payne.

Dear brother of Robert Byrnes and the late Marilee Byrnes-Scott. Brother-in-law of John Woolsey (Audrey), Tom Woolsey (Sonya) and Bob Woolsey (Dawn). Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.


STEWART, Eleanor Joan 'Ellie' (nee Perritt) – Surrounded by family died peacefully at PRHC on Thursday, August 3rd, 2017 in her 79th year.

Beloved wife of Dennis Tobin. Cherished sister of Marlene Hanwell (Harry), Carol Hyslop (Dennis) and Bernie Perritt (Carol) and sister-in-law of Merry Ellen Bailey, Mary Ann Little (Doug) and Cindy Fawcett (Dale).

Ellie is predeceased by her parents Ernest and Muriel (nee Crowe) Perritt, sisters Gladys Summers (Ronald) and Lois Heasman (Keith) and brothers Laverne Perritt (Trula), Doug Perritt and Keith Perritt. Fondly remembered by her many nieces and nephews.


McILWAIN, Edward Raymond Joseph - (Former Owner of County Electric and Peterborough Electric. Founding President of Peterborough Downtown Business Association) -

Passed away unexpectedly at Fairhaven on August 3, 2017 in his 92nd year.

Beloved husband of Emily (nee Wilshaw) for 70 years. Loving father of Brian and his wife Karen. Proud Pops of Christina deBlois and her husband Ray and Matthew and his wife Sara Hassani.


Tonner JackieTONNER, Jacqueline Ann 'Jackie' (nee Craig) - At Lakefield Extendicare on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 in her 72nd year.

Beloved partner of Richard Mundy. Predeceased by her husband Jan Tonner.

Loving mother of Steven (Barb), Tracy (Todd), and Shawn (Ronda). Cherished grandmother of Jaime, Jessica, Zack, Alexis, Brandon, Baylee, Dylan, Kiefer, Austin and great grandmother of Hallee, Aubree and Cole.


GIFFORD, Barbara Ann - Passed away peacefully at PRHC on Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 at the age of 85 years.

Beloved wife of the late Hector (2015). Loving mother of Edward, Leslie Cook (Leo) and Kim Bryan (Curtis). Cherished Grandma of David and Jonathan Bryan.

Dear sister of Doris McKay (the late Harold), the late Bill Thompson (Barbara) and the late Bob and Marjorie Thompson. Dear sister-in-law of Barbara Stringer (the late Ralph), Jack (Jean), Nancy Boyden (the late John) and the late Terry (Joy).


BROOKS, Sydney Ronald - It is with profound sadness we announce the passing of Sydney, on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at PRHC after a long courageous battle with cancer.

Sydney celebrating his 88th year, a loving husband & soulmate to Joyce (nee Daniels) and treasured father to Heather (Scott) of Kingston and Pam (Greg) of Peterborough.

Loving grandfather to Joshua, Brandon, Chantel and Bradley predeceased. Dear brother of Ev (Mike) of British Columbia. Jean (Jack) of Stirling, Brenda (Frank) of Ottawa, Jim (Eleanor) of Amherstville, Pat of Chatham, Ken of Saskatoon.


Grady RoseGRADY, Rose Catherine (nee Petticrew) - (Retired Registered Nurse, St. Joseph’s Hospital) -

Passed away at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 in her 94th year.

Beloved wife of the late James Michael Grady (1988). Loving mother of Jim, Phil, Dan and his wife Caroline and Ann Grady and her husband Jim Charby. Cherished grandmother of Brent, Derek, Matthew and Carissa.

Dear sister of Mary Gert Jennings and her husband Norm. Predeceased by her parents Ever and Gertrude Petticrew and her siblings Lee, Tony, Pat, Frances Paul and James.


Woodbeck CatherineWOODBECK, Catherine Lenore 'Cathy' (nee Hartley) – Peacefully at her residence on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at the age of 60.

Beloved wife of Keith Woodbeck for 30 years. Loving mother of Justin, Jason (Amanda), Melanie Cripps (Justin), and Jordan (Carissa).

Cherished grandmother of Linkin, Jayda, Preston, Brittany, Christian, Keianna, Alika, Preston, Jaxson and Cuyler. Dear sister of Marie Reid (Larry) of Havelock.


SCHWEIER, Wilfred 'Whip' - Passed away peacefully while holding hands with his best friend, soul mate and life partner of 40 years, Donna (Hanes), on August 1st, 2017 at PRHC.

Loving father of Barrie, Stewart (Barbara) and David. Also father of Joseph (Lu). Grandfather of many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Whip will be missed by his brothers Oscar and John (Linda). Predeceased by his sister Margo (April 2017). Uncle Whip will also be missed by his many nieces, nephews and extended family.


Clow MelissaCLOW, Melissa Marie – Suddenly at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on July 31, 2017 in her 37th year.

Will be missed by John Charles Claude Foster. Cherished mother of Kaleigh and step-mother of Kelsey.

Melissa will be missed by her loving mother Cheryl Clow of Peterborough. Daughter of Kenneth Clow of Peterborough. Sister of Kendra Clow of Peterborough. Aunt of Tristan, Madison and Alexis.


McCarrell FredMcCARRELL, Fred Benjamin - Unexpectedly, and peacefully, after a short time at PRHC on Monday, July 31, 2017 at the age of 84.

Dear friend of Shirley McArthur and her family. Predeceased by his parents Pearl and Harry; brother Jack and sister Marie. Sadly missed and fondly remembered by many cousins, neighbours and friends.

A lifelong resident and farmer of Emily Township, Fred enjoyed collecting antique cars and was a member of the A.A.C.A (Antique Automobile Club of America).


Hopkinson ChuckHOPKINSON, Charles William 'Chuck' - (1940 - 2017) - Unexpectedly on Monday July 31, 2017 at PRHC.

Beloved husband of Fran (nee Hayes). Predeceased by his first wife Joan Lachmann.

Loving father of Dale, David, Dwayne, Marsha and Kimberley. Proud grampa of 7 grandchildren and 1 great-grandson.

Chuck will be survived by 11 siblings and was predeceased by his parents William and Caroline, as well as his daughter Donna and one brother. He will also be sadly missed by his extended family and friends.