MAHAR, Sharon Constance Edith - It is with heavy hearts and great sadness, that we announce the passing of Sharon on Thursday October 26, 2017 at Peterborough Regional Heath Centre after a courageous and hard fought battle with cancer.

Loving girlfriend to Gerald Boucher. Cherished daughter of Connie Wilson and the late Bill Wilson. Beloved sister to Rick Cobean (Mary) and Kathy Shears (Rob). Treasured mother to Mathew Mahar (Krista Godbout) and Kyla Mahar (Brad McLeod).


Johnston DonJOHNSTON, Donald George - An avid traveller, Donald George Johnston departed on his final journey, peacefully in his 84th year, at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on October 25th, 2017.

Loving husband to Doris (Whitton) for over 58 years. Proud father to Kenneth Johnston(Andrea) of Halifax and Kelvin Johnston (Evelyn) of Newmarket. Indulgent Papa to 7 Grandchildren, Taylor, Ellie, Kelsey, Kennedy, Evan, Ethan and Keatyn.

Don served in the Royal Canadian Navy from 1952-1957 and was the first of 3 generations to serve in the Canadian military (followed by his son Ken and granddaughter Ellie).

Don’s career in the public sector was as a surveyor/inspector for the Ontario Ministry of Highways for over 30 years while being a part time beef farmer, all before retiring and hitting the road with Doris by his side in their RV.


Ireland CatherineIRELAND, Catherine May - Passed away peacefully at the P.R.H.C. on Wednesday October 25, 2017. Catherine Ireland in her 91st year.

Beloved wife of the late Leonard. Cherished mother of Judy Bretherton (Norm), Bert Ireland (Karen), Cathy Ireland and Susan Wheal (Tom).

Survived by grandchildren Quinton Holgate (Monique), Wanda Ireland (Chris), Craig Bretherton (Tara), Mandy Young (Ryan), Nicholas Ireland (Janice), Amy Ireland and great-grandchildren Quinton, Connor, Ava, Mitchell, Emily, Sophie, Reegan, Faith, Blake, Rory, Alex and Lucas.


Macdonald HelenMACDONALD, Helen Isabell – Peacefully, at Peterborough Regional Health Centre, on October 24, 2017. Helen of Peterborough, formerly of Toronto, in her 97th year.

Sister of the late William (Helen) Macdonald. Remembered by nephews Robert (Beverley) Macdonald and Douglas Macdonald, and niece Linda (Rick) Gatherall. Great aunt to Bradley (Annie), Heather (Keith) and Kate (Chris). Great-great aunt to Nolan, Ty, Ian, Ethan and Allison.

Retired secretary Human Resources, from R.L. Crain Ltd (Don Mills) after a 25 year career.


COLLINGS, Josephine Annette (nee Harding) — Josie passed away peacefully at Burnbrae Gardens Nursing Home in Campbellford, ON, on October 24, 2017 at the age of 70, surrounded by her loving family.

Predeceased by her parents Cyril & Lydia Harding, sister Maggie Dolegowski, and stepson Darrell Collings.

Josie is survived by her loving husband of 26 years, Harvey.

Dearest mom to Anthony Jackson (Diana) & Michelle Job (Brad), and grandma of Kayleigh, Ryan, Robby, Taylor & Tonya Jackson; Hayden, Cameron & Nolan Job, and Jesse Collings. Cherished sister of Julie Harding.


Robertson EvelynROBERTSON, Evelyn (nee McMackon) - Passed away at Case Manor Care Community, Bobcaygeon on Tuesday October 24, 2017.  Evelyn (nee McMackon) of Bobcaygeon, formerly of Lakefield and Lake Mississauga, Buckhorn in her 102nd year.

Wife of the late Joseph Arthur “Art” Robertson (d. May 31, 1999). Beloved mother of Dave (Judy) of Picton and John (June) of Buckhorn. Cherished Nanny of Chuck (Amy), Tom and Jesse and Great Nanny of David, Tyler, Breanne, Chantal and Logan.

Predeceased by her parents Clifford (nee McKeiver) and Walter McMackon, and sisters Dorothy Woodrow (Frank) and Bernice Simpson (Archie).


YORK, Samuel Edward - The joy we shared as we waited for Sam to arrive has turned to sorrow as we announce the death of our darling son on October 24, 2017.

Our grief as parents is shared with many but we cherish our memories however brief.

Sam is remembered by his parents Kyle and Nicole and by his big brother Brody. Also remembered by his grandparents Paul & Eileen York of Douro, Dave & Sue Tilley of Peterborough and by his great grandmothers Lenore York, Barb Bridekirk, Marilyn Tilley and Joan Edge (Alan).


Hogan FernHOGAN, Fern Annette (née Loucks) - Peacefully, at home with her family nearby, on Monday, October 23, 2017 at the age of 86.

Beloved wife of the late Francis Hogan. Loving mother of Catherine Van Dommelen (John), Paul Hogan, Laurel Russo (Joe), John Hogan (Janice), Mary Hogan (Michael), Fern "Theresa" Hogan, Karen Hogan, Patricia Hogan, Chris Hogan (Daniela), the late Claire "Elise" De'Hetre and the late Francis "Michael" Hogan.

Proud grandmother of 25 and great grandmother of 17.


Wallbridge KeithWALLBRIDGE, Keith David - (1961 - 2017) - On Sunday October 22, 2017 at PRHC.

Loving husband of Teresa. Proud father of Kyle, Jason, Rachel and step-son Jamie Smith. Cherished grandfather of Aubree.

Keith will be sadly missed by his mother Elinor and sister Sue (Dean Drimmie) as well as many extended family and friends. Predeceased by his father Lawrence, sister Debra and brother Stephen.


McIlmoyl VickieMcILMOYL, Anne Victoria 'Vickie' (Gilders) – Passed away unexpectedly, but peacefully, at her Peterborough home, on Sunday October 22nd 2017, in her 63rd year.

Loving wife of Tom McIlmoyl for 37 years. Loving step-mother to Shari McCormick (Steve) of North Bay. "Grandma Vickie" to Kelsey, Jamie and Makenna, and great grandmother to Kalea and Zoe. Beloved daughter of Yvonne Lapp (late Harold) and the late Gordon Gilders.

Dear sister and best friend of Kerry Fowler (Earl), Alex Gilders (Lori), Allan Lapp (Josie), David Lapp, Kiera Pearson, Kyle Gilders (Terresa) and the late Cathy Gilders. Sister-in-law of Pat Miles (Bob), Nancy Bedford (Dan), and Bonnie Zeran (Zeke).


WHITEHEAD, Marguerite 'Yvonne' (nee Mitchell) – Peacefully at her residence in Peterborough on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at the age of 80.

Yvonne was born in Grenada and was the daughter of the late Raymond and Germaine Mitchell (nee Purcell).

Beloved wife of Norman Whitehead. Loving mother of Nicki MacDonald (Rick Rawlings) and Nigel Whitehead (Helen). Cherished grandmother of Dylan MacDonald, Amber MacDonald and Milly Whitehead. Dear sister of Carl (Sue), George (Dioni) and Patrick (America).


Steiginga PeteSTEIGINGA, Feike 'Pete' - Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 88 years of age.

Beloved husband to Willy (nee-Viersma) for 58 years. Proud father of Doreen Daley, Anita Steiginga, and Richard Steiginga (Robin) Cherished Grandpa of Alex, Allison, Maranda and James.

Dear brother of the late Freerk Steiginga (Klaaske), Fred Steiginga (late Gay), Ed Steiginga (Brenda), the late Gerrit Seiginga (Klaaske), Maatje Tuiniga (late Sytse) and the late John Steiginga (Lucy).


Norris DavidNORRIS, David - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of David on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the age of 78.

David leaves behind his beloved wife Mary (Dickinson) and his three children; Angela (Howard) Herman, Kevin (Colleen) Norris and Pauline (David) Johnston.

A loving Grandad to his 7 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.


CROSS, Muriel - It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Muriel on Saturday, October 21st, 2017 at the PRHC in her 83rd year.

Beloved wife of Colin. Loving mother of David and Sheila. Grandma will be sadly missed by Jesse McConnell and Tyler McVeigh-Cross.

Dear sister of James Butcher.


Bradstreet AllanBRADSTREET, Allan Douglas - (July 2, 1948 - October 21, 2017) - Peacefully with family by his side at Peterborough Regional October 21, 2017.

Beloved husband of Diane (née Dick) for 43 years. Loving father of Kristina (Matthew) of Bowmanville & James of Peterborough. Cherished Opa to Charles & Elizabeth.

Predeceased by parents Betty & Chuck, and sisters Carol & Doris, all of Toronto.

Allan worked for many years in the tech industry at Princess Margaret Hospital, Texas Instruments, Air Miles, LSI Logic and Lucent. He spent the last 15 years of his career at Humber College sharing his experience with others.


Murray WallaceMURRAY, George Carson 'Wallace' - The family of Wallace Murray sadly announces the passing of their father, grandfather and great grandfather on October 20, 2017 in Peterborough Regional Hospital.

He was a resident of West Vancouver for the past 28 years.

A man of quiet brilliance, who with his solid presence inspired calm, and confidence of all those around him. A perfect match for his vibrant wife Marie who predeceased him by three years.

He was an anchor to his family and friends with an exceptional inner strength. Quick to help whenever he saw it needed, always encouraging. A mentor to more people than he realized.


Thomas ArtTHOMAS, Authur George 'Art' – At Campbellford Memorial Hospital on Friday, October 20, 2017, with his wife Phyllis (nee Weatherup) by his side. Art Thomas of Havelock, in his 72nd year.

Dear father of David (Sue) of Belleville, Bryan (Jodi) of Melbourne, Florida, Jim (Melanie) of Kitchener and Scott (Christine) of Listowel.

Art is survived by his many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Brother of Heather, Jim, Joe and Ken.


Robinson MarieROBINSON, Marie G.  - Of Peterborough, passed away peacefully at Meaford General Hospital on Friday, October 20, 2017, in her 72nd year.

Marie, loving wife of Jim. Daughter of the late Percy and Catherine Hoskin.

Sister of Fred Hoskin and the late Dayle Hoskin.

Marie will also be lovingly remembered by her nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends.


Turner BrianTURNER, J. Brian,  P. Eng., CEng MIMechE - With his family by his side, J. Brian Turner, age 92, of Peterborough, Ontario, passed away October 20, 2017 at Royal Gardens Retirement Residence.

Born September 9, 1925 in Southport, Lancashire, England, Brian emigrated to Canada in 1954, to work on the Avro Arrow before settling in Peterborough in 1959.

He is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Betty (nee Brow), and children Malcolm (Barbara Black), Elisabeth (Peter Grasmanis) and Kathryn (Ed Witzke); grandchildren Claire and Anna Witzke; and brother Roger (Jill). Brian was predeceased by his sister Mildred Saunders.

Brian enjoyed a long career in the aviation and nuclear power industries including English Electric, Dowty Canada, Atomic Power Department of Canadian General Electric then teaching at Sir Sandford Fleming College.


Thirnbeck JohnTHIRNBECK, John 'Mick' - John 'Mick' Thirnbeck, 90, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa died Friday, October 20th, 2017 at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House in Hiawatha.

John Wilson Baptiste Thirnbeck was born in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada on December 30, 1926. He married Barbara Jean Westran on February 10, 1948.


Boyle DwightBOYLE, Dwight Roger – At his residence in Peterborough on Thursday, October 19, 2017, Dwight Boyle, in his 33rd year.

Loving father of Kaylem. Beloved son of Darlene Boyle and Stephen Kelly of Norwood and the late Dwight Boyle Sr.

Dear brother of Mahogany Boyle-Evenden (Bernard), Rose Boyle, Tina Boyle and Andy Boyle (Ashley). Uncle of Jasmine, Jillena, Chloe, Abbey and Cain.


Densmore KeithDENSMORE, Keith Ralph - (Avid fisherman and family man) – At Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Thursday, October 19, 2017, Keith Densmore of Marmora, in his 54th year.

Beloved husband of Carolyn Wilkinson for 32 years. Dear father of Jessie (Nicole), Shannon, Jason (Taylor) and Kayla.

Brother of Suzanne ‘Lee’ Densmore and David (Annie). Uncle Keith is survived by Ryan, Jennifer and Emma. Predeceased by his parents Ralph and Connie Densmore. Brother-in-law of Jim and Caroline Wilkinson.


Curtin PhyllisCURTIN, Phyllis Elizabeth (née Wallis) - (May 15, 1932 – October 19, 2017) - After a brief illness, it is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear mother.

Beloved wife of the late Lorne Francis Curtin for 55 years. Phyllis will be sadly missed by her children Deborah Green (Ted), Darrell (Dana), Darlene Racicot (Randy), Derrick (Sandra), and DeeAnna Lyon (Dale).

Predeceased by her father Stuart and mother Lavinia (née Broad), brother James and sisters Jean and Dorothy. Survived by her sisters Marie and Linda, and brothers Gordon (Shirley), George and Arthur (Susan).


ETHIER, Laurie - (July 29, 1933 – October 19, 2017) - In her 84th year, Laurie passed away peacefully joining her husband of 65 years, Rolly.

Laurie was a loving and proud mother / mother-in-law to her 5 children, Nancy (Colin), Andy (Lynda), Steve (Carol), Ron (Mary) and Denise (Craig).

She was a devoted Grammie to her 5 grandchildren Danielle, Andrea, Kate, Kelly and Caiden and her only great-grandchild Brooklyn.


Boyle LeoBOYLE, Leo Patrick Grattan - Died as he lived: quietly, peacefully, and enveloped in the love of his family. Though his cancer was aggressive and the fight all too brief, his sense of humour, his gratitude, and his concern for others never once wavered.

For the entirety of his 63 years, Leo treated everyone with respect & kindness, even on his darkest of days. Not out of duty, but because it was woven into every fibre of his being. Regardless of his accomplishments, he was a humble man struck with awe and wonder, overwhelmed by the kindness of others and the beauty of the world.

He taught us many things: there is more value in listening than in speaking. Kindness doesn't cost you anything. Always say please & thank you. Play the cards you're dealt. Leo will be missed greatly; by his family, his friends, his colleagues, and anyone who ever had the blessing to encounter him.


MALOUIN, Marc – At his residence on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, with his wife Mary by his side, Marc Malouin of Havelock, formerly of Brooklin, Ontario, in his 58th year.

Beloved husband of Mary. Dear father of Laura, Kimberly, Kira and Jason. Brother of Jennifer (Bonaird). Uncle of Michael and Emily.

Cherished son of Robert and Joyce Malouin.