Webb LeoWEBB, Leo Paul – Peacefully, with his wife and son at his side, on Monday May 15, 2017, after a courageous battle with brain cancer. Leo of Peterborough passed away, just after his 47th birthday.

Beloved husband and soul mate of Connie Webb (Montgomery) for six years. Loving father of Mathew "George" Montgomery. Leo was loved by many other relatives and friends including Jessica & Matt Huffman, Adam Langille, Mike Langille, Michelle Jones and Ralph Mercer.

Leo will be remembered for his hilarious, twisted sense of humour, playing pranks and scaring the hell out of Connie.


Scates JimSCATES, James Fraser 'Jim' - (1928 - 2017) - Passed away peacefully on May 15th, 2017 with his family by his side.

He will now rest aside his late beautiful wife Heather.

He will be lovingly remembered by his children Ian (Jennifer), of Peterborough, Jeanette (Bruce) Carpenter, of Oakville, Neil (Dianna), of Lindsay, and Wendy (Daniel) Graham, of Rosemere, Quebec, his grandchildren Jillian and Tessa Scates, Ross, Blair, Hillary and Craig Carpenter, Cayley and Kevin Scates, and Sarah, Justin and Jeremy Graham, and his sisters Jill Gifford (David) and Pat Gordon (the late Robin).


Bailey RubyBAILEY, Ruby Elizabeth - (Longtime member of Legion Br. #52) - Passed away peacefully at Woodhall Park Longterm Care Facility in Brampton on Monday, May 15th, 2017 in her 92nd year.

Beloved wife of the late George Bailey and John Anderson.

Loving mother of Sharon Feldman (Bill), Gordon Anderson (Sylvia), Laura Farrell and the late John R. Anderson (Anne).

Cherished grandmother of Karina, Shayne and Brett Farrell, Roxy Stumph (Brian) and the late Karl Jordan and great-grandmother of Nicole Stumph and Jayce Farrell.


McCracken TheodoreMcCRACKEN, Theodore Alexander - (Life-long farmer of Roseneath) – Peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital on Sunday, May 14, 2017, Theodore McCracken, in his 83rd year.

Survived by his wife of 58 years, Shirley McCracken (nee Brown) and his four children, Marion Fraser (Keith Hillyard), Allan McCracken, Greg McCracken (Donna Bevan) and Heather Ogden (Mark).

Also survived by his five grandchildren, Sean Fraser (Tricia Barrett), Scott McCracken (Sarah Carr), Kelsey Taylor (Will Grant), Julie Taylor (Connor Brown) and Lauren Ogden.

Predeceased by his parents Ross and Edna McCracken (nee Doxtator). Brother of the late Audrey Winkworth (Bob), Ila Sherwin and Frieda Danford.


Shearer ShirleySHEARER, Shirley Ellen (nee Fisher) - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa. Shirley Shearer in her 95th year.

Beloved mother of Linda Shearer, and Harry (Susan). Remembered by her grandchildren Gregory Worboy (Kim), Jeffrey Worboy (Jackie), Cheryl Worboy, Katie  (Marty), Matthew Shearer (Liz), and great-grandchildren Jacob, Griffin, Jaime, Evan, Sophie, Luke, Easton, and Kohl.

Survived by her brother John Fisher (Margaret Bird) and brother-in-law  Norm (d. Norma Ward). Predeceased by her parents Harry and Frances Fisher, brother William Fisher and Robert Shearer, formerly of Buckhorn, the father of her two children.


MacKenzie JoyceMacKENZIE, Joyce Louise (née Safrance) - (June 12, 1933 - May 14, 2017) - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Joyce at home with family by her side.

Beloved wife of the late Peter MacKenzie (1992) of Guelph, ON.  Loving mother of Doug MacKenzie and Trish MacKenzie and her husband Scott Sargent, all of Cavan, ON.  Treasured nanny of Mack Sargent.

Joyce will be missed by her siblings Pat McEwan (Neil), Chuck Safrance (Bernie), the late Gordon Safrance (the late Mary, survived by Linda Lauzon) and John Safrance (Laurie).  She will also fondly be remembered by her many nieces, nephews, Carl and Evelyn Sargent, and her wonderful friends.

Joyce was an English Teacher at G.C.V.I for many years until her retirement.


Larmer ElvaLARMER, Elva May - Peacefully, on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at Chartwell LTC in Aylmer, Ontario in her 92nd year.

Beloved wife of the late Isaac Marshall Larmer (2009).

Loving mother of Ken Larmer (Diane). Proud grandmother of Matthew (Sheena) and special GG to Evan. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Elva was born and raised in Peterborough. Prior to her retirement, she was the secretary for St. James United Church for many years.


Carew BarryCAREW, Barry George Edward Joseph - Passed away peacefully on Sunday May 14, 2017 at Extendicare Lakefield, in his 72rd year.

Loving and devoted husband and Shatzi of 54 years to Silva (nee Dermastja). Beloved father of Tania Bedlington (Mark), and Tawsha Thompson (Paul). Caring Papa of Joseph, Cole, Charlotte, Brodie, and Clay.

Survived by his mother Adele Little. Will be missed by many Aunts, family, and friends, especially Jack and Arlene Kuipers.


BOYLE, Freda Margaret (McKee) - Peacefully at St. Joseph's at Fleming on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 14, 2017 in her 99th year.

Beloved wife of the late Raymond Boyle (1981).

Loving Mother of John (Janice Roffey) of Campbellford and Mary Jane Jackman (Bill) of Lakefield. Cherished Grandmother of Elissa Tooke (Tom) of Peterborough and Brett Jackman (Amber) of Burlington. Adoring Great Grandmother of Everley Tooke and Hazel Jackman. Freda also had much love for Tomi, Jaxon and Jordan.

Dear sister of Mary Stinson (Lakefield Extendicare). Predeceased by her sister Jean and brother Andrew.


Hewie OlaHEWIE, Ola May (nee STABLER) - Passed away at Empress Gardens on May 14, 2017. Ola Hewie of Peterborough in 94th year.

Sadly missed by her late husband Joe Hewie.

Also missed by her children Robert Hewie (Regina) and Sharon Hewie (d. Al Good). Grandma will be remembered by Dwayne (Melissa), Christopher (Danitza), Colin and Connor and great grandchildren Dillin, Kaytlyn, Amanda and great-great grandchildren Jackson, Nathan and Braylen.

Survived by her brother Fred Stabler and his wife Ethel of Ohio, several nieces and nephews and Jan Good (Mike Pelliter), Al’s family. Predeceased by her parents, John and Edna (Windover) Stabler, her sister Clara and her brothers Bert (Helen), Carl and Clarence.


Moloney LenoreMOLONEY, Lenore Elizabeth (nee Collins) - (May 13, 1939 – May 13, 2017) - Passed peacefully at PRHC surrounded by her family.

An elementary teacher for 35 years with the Peterborough Catholic School Board.

Beloved wife of Joe E. Moloney for 57 years and loving mother of Lynne Coletti (Sam) of Ottawa, Janet, Pat (Annette) of London, Nancy of Ottawa and Michelle (Robert Ingraham) of Alabama. Devoted gramma and GG of Paige Sawyer (Chris), Regan Beckett, Ethan, Madi, Tess, Guin Carter, Rowan Sawyer and his little sister Pippa Lenore.


Magee ClintonMAGEE, Clinton Jan - (Retired Canada Post Employee, 2014 Inductee to the Peterborough and District Sports Hall of Fame, 2015 Inductee to the Ontario Lacrosse Hall of Fame, 2017 Inductee to the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame)

Passed away peacefully at his residence on Saturday, May 13, 2017 in his 65th year.

Predeceased by his father Mick Magee and mother Muriel Magee. Loving father of Matthew and Michael (wife Heather). Brother to Judi Magee-Roe (husband Steve) and Jason Magee. Uncle to Conor Magee.


EDWARDS, Ian Wayne Jr. - Passed away in Peterborough, Ontario in his 46th year on May 13, 2017.

Beloved son of Ian Edwards and Virginia Edwards.

Fondly remembered by Marie Howard. Dear brother of Leanne Kyle and nephews Colin and Jacob.


Hubbard StacieHUBBARD, Stacie Jane - (1965 -2017) - At the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Saturday, May 13, 2017, after a brief illness.

Stacie, dearly beloved wife of Robert Baird, and loving mother of Regan, Taylor, Robert, Richard, and Russell Baird.

Cherished Grandma of Mark, April, Samuel, and Sheldon. Stacie will be sadly missed by her many other family and friends.


Simpson LoisSIMPSON, Lois - With great sadness the family announces the passing of our loving mother and nanna. She was taken peacefully on Saturday May 13th, 2017 at the age of 83 at Riverview Manor, with her family by her side.

Mom has now been reunited with our dad Bing of 60 years (2015).

Loving daughter of the late Percy and Josephine Harrison. Beloved mom of Rhonda (Terry Reynolds) and Scott Simpson. Lois will be missed dearly by her grandchildren Tyler and Kaitlyn. Dear sister of John (Carol), Arthur (Darlene), Shirley Pilling (John) and Betty (Bob Murray).


Peters LindaPETERS, Linda Mae (nee Thompson) – Passed away peacefully at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Friday, May 12th, 2017 in her 77th year.

Beloved wife of the late Gerald “Sam” Peters.

Loving mother of Richard Peters (Bernadette), Janice Mauro (Ralph), Steve Peters and Deborah Crawford and mother-in-law of Scott Crawford (Peggy). Adored by 12 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.


Dooley MonaDOOLEY, Mona Hart Webster - Peacefully in Shelburne, Ontario on Friday, May 12, 2017 at the age of 76.

Mona Dooley (nee Ashford) was the beloved wife of James M. Dooley.  Loving mother of Frank (Maxine), John (Leona), Scott (Kim) and Heather Wilson (Wesley).

Loved grandmother of April Wilson (Juston), Aliceson Dooley (Brook), Raylene Dooley, Sarah Phillips (Christina Phillips), Shaun Arsenault, William Dooley, Alex Matthews and Kristi Haiduk.  Great grandmother of Isabelle, Cason, Austin, Brock, James and Lucas.  Mona will be sadly missed by all her family in Scotland.


Downey GilbertDOWNEY, Gilbert James - At Centennial Place, Millbrook on Friday, May 12th, 2017 in his 90th year.

Beloved husband of Mary Elizabeth Downey. Dear Father of Clarence Downey (Carol) of Peterborough Glen Downey (Sharon) of Winfield, B.C. and Debra Stockdale of Calgary, Alberta.

Predeceased by sisters Ethel DeCiccio, Kathleen Pilon, Loretta Coleman, Birdie Sicluma, Ruby Calder Viola Smith, Goldie and brothers Ronald and Clarence.


Withers RickWITHERS, Richard Wayne 'Rick' - (1957 - 2017) -On Thursday May 11, 2017 at PRHC.

Cherished husband of Janet. Loving father of Adam and Katie (Tim Embury). Proud Papa of Nicolas, Jessica and Alexis.

Dear brother of Kathy (Gord Leaver), John (Sherry), Rob (Lise) and Lori. Rick will also be sadly missed by his brother-in-law Stephen Mather (Elaine) as well as many extended family and a host of friends.


Robinson MaryROBINSON, Mary Isobel – In Peterborough, Ontario in her 99th year on May 11, 2017.

Predeceased by her husband The Rt. Rev. William J. Robinson.

Lovingly remembered by her children Tom (Ellen Bradley) of Peterborough, Nancy Stefanyk (Tom) of Collingwood, Elizabeth Veninga (the late Albert) of Almonte and Margaret McKay (Malcolm) of Calgary and her grandchildren William and Georgia Robinson, Janet Cottreau (Peter), Sarah Stefanyk, Leslie Auger (Jason), Isobel Jones (Dan), Annie and Cecilia McKay and great grandchildren Ariane Cottreau and William Auger.


BALL, Gary Wayne - Passed away peacefully at home in Peterborough on May 11, 2017, ending his cancer journey at the age of 72.

Predeceased by his parents Keith and Bunny Ball; cherished husband of Freya Long for 24 years; dear father to MaryLou, Charles and Jason (Mel); grandfather to David, Nixon, Oliver and Reese. Beloved brother to Brian (deceased); brother-in-law to Kathy and uncle to Megan.

Gary was a journalist, columnist, magazine editor, hunter, angler, relentless book reader, cookbook and knife collector, lover of power tools and the owner of numerous fine dogs (Relic, Spook, S**tHead, Bumper, Mocha, Angel, Scribbles, Beau, Pete, Sam). With time, he came to appreciate fluffy cats.


Branscombe HapBRANSCOMBE, Clair Aubrey 'Hap' - (Retired 33 year employee of CN) - Passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 at Extendicare Nursing Home in his 84th year.

Beloved husband of Dorothy for over 53 years. Loving father of David (Susan) and Debra Andrews (Ambrose Walsh). Grandpa will be sadly missed by Ryan (Kelly), Shaun, Amy (Brad), Justin (Jessica), Jason and Jeffrey.

Dear brother of the late Ken (May & Edna), Aileen Hardcastle (Bill), Hazel Bolley (Merv), Warren (Lucy & Wyn), Harold and brother-in-law of Jean Branscombe, George Phinney (Noella) and the late Grace McDonald (Ross).


Outwater RayOUTWATER, Ray Cecil - (January 9, 1921 – May 9, 2017) — Peacefully at Campbellford Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 in his 97th year, with his family at his side.

Beloved Husband of Peggy (deceased).

Lovingly remembered by his family; Jan (Ron); Nancy (Terry), Rob (Nancy). Predeceased by daughters Mary Ann and Sally. Ray is survived by his sister Evelyne of Smith Falls.


Linton RonaldLINTON, Ronald Garnet - (Longtime employee of General Motors) -

Entered into rest at the Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, in his 67th year.

Ron was the beloved son of the late Garnet and Ruby Linton.

Treasured father of Julie (Bill) of Peterborough. Much loved grandpa of Brandon and Megan.

Ron will be remembered by his girlfriend Fran. Dear brother of Shelley (Joe) and Gary.


WHITNEY, William Norris 'Bill' – At Belleville General Hospital on Monday, May 8, 2017, Bill Whitney of Campbellford, formerly of Havelock, in his 78th year.

Dear husband of Helen (nee Anderson) for 57 years. Beloved father of Terry (Kiera) of Belleville, Michele (Gerald) of Port Hope, Suzanne Towns (Jeff) of Campbellford and Mike of Peterborough. Grandpa will be missed by Connor and Dan and by his canine friend ‘Bailey’.


Downer DorothyDOWNER, Dorothy Olive (nee Burfield) – Peacefully surrounded by her family, Dorothy was promoted to glory on Monday, May 8, 2017 at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre in her 100th year.

Beloved wife of the late Asa Downer. Loving mother of Eleanor Thompson (John), Ronald “Joe” Downer (Theresa) and the late Eric Downer. Lovingly remembered by her daughter-in-law, Linda Downer.

Cherished grandmother of Wendy (Rodger), Deborah (Jim), Bryan (Lorraine), Lori, Ron (Karen), Paul and the late David. Proud great grandmother of Jessica, Josh, Tyler, Deserea, Andrew, Kaylyn, Lauryn, Tommy and Sophie.