Hummel MorusHUMMEL, Morus - Artist - (1936 – 2017) - Peacefully at home on the 10th of March, 2017.

Beloved husband of Ingrid (née van Rooy). Loving father to Rupert (Claire) and the late Jeffrey (Michelle), Cyrus (Kelly), Thekla (Charlie), Saskia, and Emile (Charlotte). Adored Opa of Robert, Julia, Raymond, Saroya, Bosco, Demetrius, Naiia, Tatyana, Henry, Charlie, and Van.

Dear brother of the late Bosco (Marlene), Ferdinand (Dragica), the late Ismene, and Melanie (Christoph). Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.


Butcher DarleneBUTCHER, Marion 'Darlene' – (June 20, 1947 - March 10, 2017) - Darlene slipped away peacefully on her own terms.

She left a huge hole in the hearts of many including her husband Garry, her kids Charlene (Rick), Dave (Debbie) and Keith (Kate), her grandkids Jeff, Julian, Brittney, Lexie, Ayden, Seth and Marion (mother Megan) as well as her many brothers and sisters, including her twin sister Marlene.


Adams WayneADAMS, Wayne Roger - (Past OPP Officer, Vietnam Veteran, Member of Hastings RCL#106, Retired Product Engineer in Automotive Industry, Owner of Wayne’s Backhoe Service, Served as Lieutenant in RC Reserves) 

Peacefully, at Campbellford Memorial Hospital, with his wife at his side, on Thursday, March 9, 2017. Wayne of Campbellford, formerly of Warkworth, Belleville, Scarborough and Brockville, ON in his 74th year.

Beloved husband of Elizabeth (Parks) for 33 years. Loving father of Michelle, Robin (Royal) and Craig. Dear grandfather of Jesse, Lily (fiancé Tyler Perry) and Isaac. Great grandfather of the late Katrina.

Son of the late Raymond & Gladys Adams. Brother of Sharlane (Lloyd Whalen) and the late Tim (surviving wife Glenda). Wayne will be remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends.


Day BarryDAY, The Reverend Dr. Barry Bruce - Passed away suddenly in Peterborough ON, on March 9, 2017 in his 83rd year.

Predeceased by his parents Bruce and Greta Day of Winnipeg and his sister, Leona Day, he is survived by his sister Doreen (Jack) Lowe. Devoted husband of Lilia, his life-long soul mate who died so recently.

Proud and loving father of Kathryn (David Oikawa); Lorna (David Wilson) and Duncan (Liz Payette) and adoring grampa to Oliver, Simon, Hannah, Sam, Charlotte, Dexter, Neville and Lewis.


BASCIANO, Yola Adeline - (Retired General Electric Canada Employee) - Peacefully at Victoria Manor, Lindsay on Thursday, March 9, 2017 in her 88th year.

Beloved sister of Joseph Basciano. Dear aunt of several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents Eusebio Basciano and Mary Capone, sisters Mary McIntosh and Rose DeCarlo and brothers John, Leonard and Philip Basciano.


Wilkins WayneWILKINS, Wayne - With profound sadness and heavy hearts we announce the passing of Wayne (Wiener) Wilkins on March 9th, 2017 at Lakeridge Health surrounded by his loving family after a short but courageous battle with cancer, in his 70th year.

Survived by his devoted and loving daughter Kim Jones and her partner Doug, his adored grandson Ryan Jones (Desiree) and two great grandsons Ethan and Lucus who were Upa’s pride and joy. Will be sadly missed by Daisy his four-legged friend.

Predeceased by parents Ben and Mary Wilkins and two siblings. Survived by eight brothers and two sisters. Wayne was a Solid uncle to many nieces and nephews & great nieces and nephews.


Olan BryonOLAN, Bryon - Has gone to be with his Lord at Toronto General Hospital on March 9, 2017 in his 68th year and will be sadly and greatly missed by his loving family.

Predeceased by his parents Verna and Stan Olan, sister Maretta Fair (Joe), brother Allan Olan (survived by Nancy) and sister Irene Laird (Bill).

Bryon is survived by his much loved sisters Gail Gilmour (Wayne) and Dianne Sanderson (Paul), many nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.


Karas SteveKARAS, Stephen Peter 'Steve' – Peacefully, with his wife by his side, on Thursday, March 9, 2017 in his 82nd year.

Beloved husband of Jane Karas for 35 years. Dear father of Ken Karas (Cheryl), Sherri Cooper (Mike) and Shelley Orr (Doug). Loving grandfather of Carla, Keaton, Bobby, Alyssa, Matthew, Nathan, and great grandfather of Payton, Charlie and William. Brother of Tom and the late Alex and Harry.

Retired as an Elementary School Principal from the Wentworth County District School Board.


ABLE, Elsie Gertrude - Died peacefully Thursday, March 9, 2017, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in her 85th year.

She leaves behind her best friend & companion Paul Coveart & his family, children Gary, Larry & Cheryl, grandchildren & great grandchildren, brother David, sister Madeleine Johnston & niece Shirley Honig.

Elsie is predeceased by her mother Catherine Prior, father Robert Able, siblings Robert, Ethyl, Catherine & Jeannette & grandson Josh Palmer.


SWEETING, Sylvia M. - Passed away suddenly on March 9, 2017 in her 59th year.

Beloved daughter of the late Ellwood Sweeting and Beatrice Hannon (Richard). Loving mother of Ryan Coughlin (Priscilla), Kelly Parent (Hartley), and Robyn Sweeting-Crough. Sadly missed by her granddaughter Rylee Coughlin. Dear sister of Stephen, Lennie, Barry (Cindy), and Randy.


Martin JudithMARTIN, Judith Anne – Passed away peacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Centre, on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at the age of 69.

Judith, longtime employee of P.R.H.C. and the old Civic Hospital for 38 years.

Devoted wife of Ken. Loving mother of Randy and his wife Coleen. Predeceased by parents Clifford and Kathleen White. Loving sister to Nancy Purvis, and Marilyn Strub, and aunt to her many nieces and nephews.


DeCarlo Zakarow GinaDECARLO-ZAKAROW, Regina Mary Bernadette 'Gina' - R.N.A. – Long-time member of St. Peter’s Cathedral. Graduate of Sir Sanford Fleming School of Nursing. Past member of the YWCA. Past Kawartha Diving Champion and Ontario Champion for the Mile Swim.

Peacefully, with her loving friend and partner George at her side, on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at Peterborough Regional Health Centre. Regina of Peterborough in her 94th year.

Beloved wife of George Baird and the late George Zakarow. Loving mother of the late Mary Jean Zakarow. Daughter of the late Nicholas and Mary DeCarlo.


Croft JohnCROFT, John Linnen – Of Peterborough, passed away peacefully at Peterborough Reginal Health Centre on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 with family by his side after a courageous battle with cancer. He was in his 78th year.

John, devoted husband to the late Pat Croft. Loving son of the late Alfie and Mary Ann Croft of Glasgow, Scotland.

Cherished father to Jackie Birch (Rick) of Campbellford, Linda Brown (the late Fred) of Peterborough, John (Kelly) Croft of Peterborough, and David (Sam) Croft of London, England.


Hutchison CindyHUTCHISON, Cynthia Bernice 'Cindy' - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Cindy on March 6, 2017 at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre in her 60th year after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Cindy was the beloved wife and best friend of Martin “Marty” Hutchison for over 36 years.

Ever loving mother of Matthew Hutchison (Amy) and Michelle Branscombe (Steve). Proud Nana of Taylor, Connor, Jaden, A.J., Mackennzie, Tegan and Ryleigh.


Franks JohnFRANKS, William 'John' – Our beloved father left us on Monday, March 6th, 2017 to be with Mom, his loving wife Edith (nee Davis), who has been waiting for him for 18 years. John of Peterborough, formerly of Frank Hill Road, Emily, in his 92nd year.

Loving father of Wilma & Jim Dick, Donna & Deryl Yanch, David & Tracey Franks, and Wayne & Marianne Franks. Dad cherished and loved his time with his 12 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.

Son of the late Herman and Hazel Franks of Omemee. Dear brother of Evelyn (husband Russ Paxton) and the late Donald (surviving wife Lois), and much loved brother in law of Gladys (late Robert Fenwick) and the late Birdie (Bill Purcell), and Lenna (Nelson Lowes).John was a cherished uncle to many nieces and nephews and will be remembered by many other relatives and friends.


SMITH, Nancy Joan (Harrison) - Peacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Monday, March 6th, 2017 in her 87th year.

Predeceased by her loving husband Clarence.

Will be dearly missed by her children Susan (David), Heather (Don), Gerald (Julia) and David (Connie). Nancy was very proud of her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


Ansley BettyANSLEY, Betty - Peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital Cobourg, Ontario on March 6, 2017 in her 84th year.

Dear mother of John, Ron (Mary Anne), Rick (Sandy).

Dear sister of Delbert Outwater. Predeceased by brothers Vernon & Carmon Outwater and sisters Margaret McGowan, Mary Kerkham and Dorothy Groves.


COLLINS, Donna - Passed away on Monday, March 6th, 2017 in her 55th year.

Cherished spouse of Kevin White. Beloved mother of Austin. Sadly missed by her mother Louise Beaulne and by her siblings Paul, Donald, Raymond (predeceased), Terry, Richard, Deborah and Laurie.

Donna will be missed by her many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and extended family and by her many special friends.


Keates KelseyKEATES, Kelsey Kathleen – Employee of General Motors, Oshawa. Passed away suddenly at St. Michael’s on Monday, March 6, 2017 in her 23rd year.

Precious daughter of Donna Keates (John Randall); and David Keates (Julie McFadden). Dearly loved sister to Allicia Keates and adored by her aussie Lexee.

Loving grand-daughter to Joan Corfe and the late Don Corfe, Larry Keates (Diana) and Dianne Keates (George Anderson). Cherished great grand-daughter to Viola Keates. Proud niece to Kevin Keates (Kerri), Will Carpenter (Tanya Guerin) and Sarah Carpenter; along with many cousins who loved her.

Sadly missed by Mike Davies (soul mate) and his mom Tammy Davies. She was also adored and will be missed by her huge circle of friends and coworkers.


Crawford MelvilleCRAWFORD, Melville Hill - Passed away peacefully at the P.R.H.C. on Sunday March 5, 2017. Mel Crawford of Selwyn in his 87th year.

Loved and missed by his wife of 61 years, Lorraine. Also sadly missed by his children Shawn Crawford (Angela) of Lindsay and Cindy Fisher (Gregory) of Peterborough.

Survived by his sister Fay Covert, sister-in-law Ruth Crawford and several nieces and nephews. Grandpa of Sarah, Meghan and Emily.


MOORE, Pauline Oglivy (nee Webb) - At Fairhaven on Sunday March 5, 2017. Pauline of Peterborough in her 88th year.

Beloved wife of Herb. Dear mother of Bev Moore of Brooklin, Nova Scotia, Lloyd Moore of Keene and Tracy Spence of Touro, Nova Scotia.


SORG, Jack Lewis - Passed away on Sunday, March 5, 2017 in his 87th year.

Husband of Elva (nee Bolton). Loving father of Tracey (Scott Prikker), and Sherri. Proud grandpa of Camryn and Colin Prikker.

Brother of Betty, Bill (Maryanne) and the late Budd.


Barbe KennethBARBE, Kenneth Peter - Longtime Employee of Goodyear Canada Inc.

Passed away at Extendicare Lakefield on Saturday, March 4, 2017. Kenneth Barbe, formerly of Toronto, in his 88th year. 

Beloved husband for 66 years to Averil (nee Vahey). Cherished father of Kenneth Thomas (Patti), Linda Skryzniak (Jerry), Brenda Barbe, Gary and Richard "Richy."


Niemann FritzNIEMANN, Friedrich Konrad 'Fritz' - Passed away Saturday March 4th, 2017, in his 81st year. With optimism, grace, strength and kindness, Fritz fought a brave battle with cancer. He passed with his loved ones by his side.

Born in Duisberg Laar, Germany May 28, 1936. Emigrated to Canada in his early twenties where he met his wife Margaret (nee Dixon), lived primarily in the Niagara area for many years and was an integral part of the running of The Buttery Theatre Restaurant in Niagara-on-the-Lake for over 40 years.


Holdcroft EdnaHOLDCROFT, Edna Lois - (July 21, 1921 – March 3, 2017) - Edna Holdcroft (nee Rogers) passed away peacefully on Friday, March 3, 2017, at the age of 95.

She was a nurse in Havelock for more than 30 years alongside her husband Dr. Don. She enjoyed golfing, travelling, and summers cottaging at Kosh.

Edna will be missed by children Dorothy (late Bill) Harrison, Shirley (George) Shipley, Jim (Marie), and Bill (Anne), grandchildren Peter, Wendy (late Jeff) Jones, Janet (Charles), Judy, Ayn, Bill (Carole), Diane (John), Patrick (Elaine), Jessica (Xander) and Heather (Eveline) Traxler, and many great-grandchildren.


GREENAWAY, Louie Loretta – At Campbellford Memorial Hospital on Friday, March 3, 2017, Louie Greenaway of Hastings, in her 91st year.

Wife of the late Harold Greenaway (2013).

Beloved mother of James and Kenneth, both of Hastings. Predeceased by her brothers and sisters. Survived by her nieces and nephews.