Crawford MarionCRAWFORD, Marion Irene - (Registered Nurse) - Peacefully, at Centennial Place, on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at the age of 94.

Loving mother of Richard Crawford (Linda) and Kathryn Bertrand. Proud Nana of Scott (Rob) and Jennifer (Kody) Bertrand.

Dear sister of Don (Traude), the late Jack (late Marjorie), the late Lois Scott (late Elmer) and the late Doug Finlay. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.


Houthoofd JerryHOUTHOOFD, Gerard Jozef 'Jerry' - Gerard was born in Belgium in 1932 and passed away suddenly but peacefully one day after his 35th wedding anniversary on Friday November 24, 2017 with his wife by his side.

On December 23, he would have been 85 years old.

He will be sadly missed by his two fur babies, Chico and Rascal and reunited with his beloved Bichon Bear.

He was predeceased by his brother Daniel and is survived by brother Raphael of Belgium.


Braden ViolaBRADEN, Viola (nee Cassan) - Peacefully, at PRHC on Friday, November 24, 2017 at the age of 103 years.

Beloved wife of the late William "Bill" Braden.

Predeceased by her Siblings Don Cassan (Eleanor, late Lois), Ruby Ellis (late Ralph) and Eileen Ingram (late Clare). Lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.


Beach AileenBEACH, Aileen - Passed away on Friday, November 24th, 2017 at Fairhaven Nursing Home in her 92nd year.

Beloved wife of the late Norman for over 72 years. Loving mother of Carrol Ann Fisher (Marvin) and Charles Beach. Cherished grandmother of Mark Watson (Kim), Lisa Holmes-Knight, Karlee Boa (Kyle), Corey Beach and great-grandmother of Liam, Caity, Billy, Thomas, Emma, Cassie, Chelsea and the late Adam.

Dear sister of Donald Gilders and sister-in-law of Shirley Stemp. Predeceased by her brothers Charles Stemp, Robert Stemp, and Billy Gilders and sisters Donna Christmas and Veronica Berman.


McMurray BarbMcMURRAY, Barbara 'Barb' Joyce (nee Latchford) - (Longtime Member of St Anne’s CWL and Women’s Group) -

It is with great sadness that the family of Barb announces her peaceful passing on Thursday, November 23, 2017 in her 85th year, at Extendicare Lakefield.

Barb, beloved wife the late Thomas Gerald  (Gerry) McMurray (d. February 2017). Loving and devoted mother of Robert “Bob”, Michael, Lawrence & Michelle (Hean), Peter and Lisa (Ward), Laura and Marty Oates, and Marlene.

Treasured Grandma of Desirae & Lars Lindstrom, Daniel and Christopher, Robert, Katelynn and Breann, Rita, Elizabeth, Joseph, Patrick and Sara as well as her great grandchildren Logan and Haleigh.


McGILLEN, Francis Joseph 'Frank' – Passed away peacefully and surrounded by his family on Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 in his 83rd year.

Beloved husband of the late Shirley Lorraine (nee Hatch). Devoted father of Laurie McMullan (Rick), Jennifer McGillen and Caroline Northey. Adored grandfather of Katie, Alissa, Jenna, Niccole and Allison and great-grandfather to Paiton, Emerson, Logan, Mikhael and Jameson.

Cherished brother-in-law of Mary McGillen. Predeceased by his brother Don McGillen.


Begg FredBEGG, Frederick William 'Fred' - (Retired farmer, longtime organist at local churches and Brett Funeral Chapels, member of The Peterborough Singers) –

At Peterborough Regional Health Centre, surrounded by his family, on Wednesday, November 22, 2017, Fred Begg of Norwood, in his 63rd year.

Beloved son of Marilyn Begg (late Ray Begg) of Norwood. Dear brother of Barbara Sherwin (Paul) of Hastings, Joan Smith (Bill) of Dollard des Ormeaux, Quebec and Jack Begg (Nancy) of Norwood. Also survived by his nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.


JACKSON, Alberta Alice - Passed away at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on November 22, 2017 in her 95th year.

Beloved wife of the late Louis Jackson. Cherished mother of Sharon Vangalis (Gus), Wendy Jackson(Clarke Graham), Robert Jackson and Tim Jackson (Ruth Giles).

Proud grandmother of John, Chris, Jodi, Rebecca and Cassondra and great grandmother of six.


Watson JimWATSON, Lewis James 'Jim' - (July 20, 1928 – November 22, 2017) - At P.R.H.C. in his 90th year.

Much loved husband of Lenore Rose Watson (nee Bradden)(2015). Beloved father of Nancy (Brian), Mark (Nancy), Greg (Karen) and Richard (Angela). He will be sadly missed by grandchildren Sarah (Nick), Geoff (Suzie), Bryan (Ashleigh), Colin (Colleen), Rebecca, Michael, Charlie, Jack, Becky and Brad (Megan) and his 10 great-grandchildren.

Predeceased by his parents Lewis Watson and Eva (nee McCann).

Jim graduated Queens University in 1950 with a Bachelor of Arts and in 1951 with a Bachelor of Physical and Health Education. After working in Montreal and Ottawa he began his career in teaching at PCVS where he taught Phys Ed and Biology.


Hunter AlexHUNTER, Lewis Alexander 'Alex' - Entered into rest at the P.R.H.C. on Tuesday November 21, 2017. Alex Hunter of Lakefield in his 98th year.

He leaves his wife Marjorie, one stepdaughter Nancy Ingram (Brian) and two stepsons Brent “Bert” and Mark Ingram.  Also survived by 8 step grandchildren and 2 step great grandchildren.

Son of the late Wellington Hunter and Mabel Nichols and brother of the late Robert (Ferne).


Blake RichardBLAKE, Deacon Richard Christopher - In his 76th year, entered into eternal peace on November 21st, 2017 at PRHC. Richard was born in Hamilton on January 18th, 1942.

He will be sorely missed by Catherine, his loving wife of 47 years, his children, Theresa (Sean), Christine (Dave), Richard (Diana) and grandchildren Eoin, Anna, Claire & Sophie.

Survived by his brother John, brother Larry and sister-in-law Gail. Predeceased by his sister Mary (John), brother Paul (Joyce), and sister-in-law Patricia. Son of the late John and Josephine Blake.

Richard was a Registered Nurse for 27 years at St Joseph's and McMaster Hospitals in Hamilton, Ontario. In 1996, he retired from nursing and embarked on second career in Building Management. Deacon Richard was ordained in 2004 at St. Michael's Cathedral in Toronto and served in Blessed Trinity Church, North York for a number of years before retiring to the Peterborough Diocese. Richard has served for the past 8 years at St. Anne's Parish. His ministry was with the elderly in the nursing homes in Toronto and Peterborough.


Paul WilliamPAUL, William Ronald - In his 79th year, peacefully at PRHC Palliative Care Unit on November 20th, 2017 surrounded by his family.

Accomplished HVAC for 40 years and an avid athelete. Much loved husband of Joan. Dear father of Jerry, Glen, Rhonda (Jim) Rotz, Sherri (Jason) Crawford. Proud Grandfather of 11 and Great Grandfather of 3.

Fondly remembered by nieces, nephews and friends. Brother of John (Linda), Mary Trude, Margaret Yaxley (John) and sister-in-law Penny. Predeceased by brothers Hank and Jim.


Martignetti ViolanteMARTIGNETTI, Violante (Guanci) - (May 10, 1927 ~ November 20, 201) - At Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Monday, November 20, 2017.

Violante, beloved wife of the late Salvatore Martignetti. Daughter of the late Pellegrino Guanci, and Virginia (Melillo) Guanci.

Loving mother of Angelo and Marisa Martignetti, and Enzo and Teresa Martignetti.


ARNOTT, Dorothea Genevieve (nee Hanna) - At the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Monday, November 20, 2017 in her 79th year.

Beloved wife of 59 years to Paul Arnott.  Loving mother of Cindy Arnott-Brown (Bill), Cory Lester (Danny), Cheryl Day, and Christine Keefe (Sean).

Cherished grandmother of Megan Lester (Christopher Avalos), Courtney Lester (Pato Palmers), Rae-Anne Day (Matthew Dellavella, Paul Day (Robyn Joseph), Jason Keefe and Matthew Keefe.


Toms DianeTOMS, Diane Ruth - Age 63, of Peterborough, passed away on Monday, November 20, 2017 at Peterborough Regional Health Centre.

Born in Peterborough, daughter of the late Harold “Bud” and Marjorie Charlton. Loving Mother of Sandra Allen (Doug Moller), Penny (Mike) Senior, James (Jenn) Toms, and Dylan Taylor.

She will be missed by her Grandchildren; Hayden, Kiara, Spencer, Zakk, Justin, Nolan, and Gavin, Siblings; Sue (Milan) Heran, and Brenda (Johnny) Di Michele, Niece; Shanon (Chris), Nephews; Paul and Peter. Predeceased by her sister Sandra Davidson.


Irvine BobIRVINE, Robert Lochead 'Bob' - Passed away peacefully at P.R.H.C., with his family by his side, on Sunday, November 19, 2017, in his 77th year.

Bob enjoyed a rewarding career as a math teacher at Thomas A. Stewart S.S., in Peterborough. Upon his retirement, he was able to dedicate himself to his passion of farming. He was an adored 'Papa' to his grandchildren and a valued mentor to many. He lived his life without regret.

Loved and missed by his wife of 52 years, Gail (nee Shipton), and his children Robin Brown (Paul) of Oakwood and Mark (Wanda Knowlton) of Selwyn.  Beloved Papa to Allison, John and Matthew Brown and Cameron Irvine.


Field NormFIELD, Norman George Victor 'Norm' - CIC, MM, National Order of the Legion of Honour, Chevalier, Loving husband and father, peacefully passed away at home on Sunday, November 19th, 2017 at the age of 92.

Son of the late Sydney and Agens (née Strain), predeceased by his brothers Walter and Allan.

Survived by his beloved wife of 69 years Dorothy (née Clark), his daughter Carol, sons Glenn (Sue), Gary and daughter Sandi (Zsolt), his brothers Donald, Robert, grandchildren Cody and Olivia (Mike) and great-grandchildren Charlie, Adanna and Clarke.

Norm, born in Peterborough 1925, joined the Prince of Wales Rangers in 1942. Decided to go into active service by joining the Canadian Infantry; and later the Calgary Highlanders. Awarded the Military Medal for bravery at Dunkerque, France. Recently, was awarded France's highest honour, National Order of the Legion of Honour, Chevalier.


Thain BettyTHAIN, Betty Marlene (Douglas) - Peacefully, at Peterborough Regional Health Centre, on Sunday, July 16, 2017 in her 86th year.

Betty, dearly beloved wife of Lynn Thain, and the late Harry Dunford and Herb Bryan.

Dear mother of Patti Doleman (Dennis). Cherished grandmother of Cherie Trevelin and Duane Finley (Kim). Great grandmother of Joshua Trevelin, Victoria Finley and Autumn Finley.


OBrien MarieO’BRIEN, Marie - Passed away peacefully, with her family by her side at Campbellford Memorial Hospital on Saturday November 18, 2017 in her 87th year.

Beloved wife of the late Martin O’Brien (2002).

Loving mother of the late Don (2014), Sharon Cooper (Eric) of Lakefield, Darlene Sullivan (Mike) of Douro, Francis of Alberta, George (Sheila) of Peterborough, Mike (Maureen) of Otonabee, Jim of Peterborough and Rita O’Brien (Mike Barry) of Lakefield.  Dear grandmother of 20 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.


Araujo LennoxARAUJO, Lennox Augustine - Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa on November 18, 2017 in his 87th year.

Beloved husband of Margaret (nee McLachlan) for 54 years. Loving father of Bryan and his wife Esther. Proud grandfather of Gracie and Owen.

Predeceased by his parents, Perfecto and Eleanor Araujo, his six brothers and three sisters.


Stimers VioletSTIMERS, Violet May (nee Dunk) – Passed away peacefully at Warkworth Place Nursing Home on Saturday November 18th, 2017 in her 86th year.

Beloved wife of the late Owen Stimers.

Devoted mother of Richard Stimers (Bonnie), Constance “Connie” Doughty (Bill), Margaret “Peggy” Reid, Sharon Collet and David Stimers.


Craig SandraCRAIG, Sandra Carol (née Reid) – Passed away peacefully at PRHC with family by her side on Friday, November 17, 2017.

Beloved wife of Ernest, devoted mother of Thomas and Alison. Loving grandmother of Ceilidh, Fiona (Chris and Alison Gavin), and Ashley and James (Tom and Cathy Craig).

Loving sister of Agnes (Ashton) Taglie, and Catherine (Barry) Cameron. Sandra will also be lovingly remembered by her aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends.


Vansteinburg MarilynVANSTEINBURG, Marilyn Eva (nee Jack) - The family of Marilyn are saddened to announce her passing on Friday November 17th, 2017 at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre at the age of 77.

Dear wife of the late John Clarke and Everett VanSteinburg. Beloved mother of Lisa Young (Andrew) and Christopher (Krista). Remembered grandma of Hannah, Emily and Lucas.

Marilyn will also be dearly missed by her best friend Brian.


JOHNSON, Raymond Peter 'Ray' - Passed away suddenly at  P.R.H.C. with his family by his side on Thursday November 16, 2017.

Retired Peterborough Transit Driver and a member of the R.C.A.F. Association, Ray was an avid bridge player. In his retirement he co-operated Mike's Bridge Club with his wife.

He is loved and missed by his wife Diane of 55 years and his children Kendra Pickett (Mike) of Lakefield and Jeff (Rhian Harrold) of Peterborough.Grandpa is remembered fondly by Molly, Owen and Nicklas.


Wilson KeithWILSON, Keith - Passed away peacefully at Canterbury Gardens on November 16, 2017 in his 91st year.

Beloved husband of Sally for 30 years. Loving father of Mark (Sandy), Rodger and Judith (Dave). Proud grandfather of Donald and Tashia, and great grandfather of Tristan, Dillin and Sky.

Keith will be fondly remembered by his step-children Christopher Reid (Karin) of Keswick, Paul Reid of B.C., Maralee Schultz (Allen) of Halifax and step-grandchildren Carys, Alyssa and Reid. Predeceased by his siblings Fred Wilson, Hazel Wilson, Ruby Howden and Ray Wilson.

Keith retired in 1990 after 43 years as President of De Laval (Alfa-Laval). His long, successful career with the company brought him an appointment as Chairman of the Canadian Board of Directors of Alfa-Laval in 1989.


Beech RosalineBEECH, Margaret Rose 'Rosaline'  - Died surrounded by her loving family on November 15, 2017 at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre. 

Born on August 21, 1936 in Dublin, Ireland to Selina and John Dardis.

Rosaline counted it one of her life's blessings to be part of a loving family of nine children.  Devoted to her Catholic Faith and her beloved family to the end.

Rosaline leaves behind her devoted husband of 58 years, Peter, her children, Alan ( Lynn), Paula, Neil (Tiffany) the grandchildren she loved dearly, Pamela (Phil), Laura (Shawn), Meghan, Nicholas (Midori), Lucas, Claire, Natalie, Madeline, Gabrielle, Mary, William, Grace, Lily, Henry, Emma, Anthony and Max.