Peterborough

 

Finnigan SteveFINNIGAN, Stephen Harold 'Steve' - Peacefully at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Monday, January 30, 2017, at the age of 51.

Steve, dearly beloved father of Nevin, and loving son of Allan (Hilda) and the late Nancy (the late Cliff).

Sadly missed by brother Greg (Rebekkah), nephews William and Joshua, and uncles Frank Girard and Michael Finnigan.

 

McPherson DaveMcPHERSON, David James 'Mac' - (1951 - 2017) - Unexpectedly on Tuesday January 30th, 2017 at PRHC.

Beloved husband of Peggy (nee Dubreuil), Loving father of Ryan, Aly (Dustin McKeiver) and Erin. Proud Papa of Miles.

Dear brother to his siblings Douglas Bush (Anita), Robert Bush (Theresa) and Joyce Klassen (John). Pre-deceased by his parents Douglas and Rosemary as well as siblings Diane Halliwell and Patricia Hodgins.

 

TRESIDDER, John Alfred "Jack" - Former owner of Torpitt Lodge, Sparrow Lake Peacefully at Canterbury Gardens, Peterborough, on Monday, January 30, 2017, in his 89th year.

Jack, dearly beloved husband for 67 years of Faye.

Loving father of Jane Pickard (the late Bruce Sayer), and the late David.

Beloved Papa of Chad (Christine) and Kevin (Chelsey Nariss).

 

Taylor MargaretTAYLOR, Margaret Lucy (Braithwaite) – At Burnbrae Gardens in Campbellford on Sunday, January 29, 2017, Margaret Taylor (nee Braithwaite), formerly of Hastings, in her 99th year.

Wife of the late John Taylor.

Dear mother of Ruth Fleming (Paul) of Hastings and Susan Gilmour of Peterborough. Grandma will be sadly missed by Jolene, Rachel (Tyler) and Blair (Megan) and her great-grandchildren Zoe, Bridgette and Brock. Sister of John.

 

OHagan DylanO’HAGAN, Dylan Arthur - (BA Trent U. Diploma of Journalism, Loyalist College.) -

Passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017 in Peterborough. Dylan of Keene, formerly of Douro, in his 25th year.

Beloved son of Sherry Counsell and James O’Hagan. Dear brother of Brian. Loving grandson of Marilyn Lacroix & Chester Counsell and Mary O’Hagan and the late Colm O’Hagan.

 

Armstrong GarryARMSTRONG, John 'Garry' - Passed away peacefully after a brief illness at his home, surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday January 28, 2017. Garry Armstrong of Buckhorn in his 75th year.

Garry owned and operated Garry Armstrong Haulage for over 50 years and was a 35 year member of the Chemung Lake District Lions Club. He will be remembered by many for his years of haulage and farming in the area.

Loved and missed by his wife of 54 years, Ileen (nee McKelvie), and by his children Sue Dennison (Wayne) of Bridgenorth, Keith (Colleen) of Buckhorn, Elaine Campbell (Shawn) of Ennismore and Paul of Buckhorn.

 

Donchak WalterDONCHAK, Walter George - Passed away peacefully with his family at his side at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on January 29, 2017 at 82 years of age.

Survived by wife Ruth and sons Darrell (late Marta) and Greg (Petra) and his sister Jean. Grandfather of Alexander, Stephanie and Shayla. Uncle to Cindy (Greg), Natalie and her children Dustin and Megan, Michael and his son Tyler and Melissa (Mario) and their children Victoria and Alexander.

Predeceased by his parents George & Anastasia (Nellie) formerly from Ukraine and by his brother Roman (Barb).

 

Miller JosephMILLER, Joseph - (September 6, 1930 - January 29, 2017) -

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Joseph Miller (Wee Joe). He died peacefully with loving family at his side in Peterborough on Sunday, January 29, 2017 in his 87th year.

Predeceased by his beloved wife Catherine McAvoy Law Miller.

Joseph was a devoted father to Joseph Miller (Heather) and Thomas Miller (Barbara Chisholm) and a proud grandfather to Kayla and Jason Miller and Fiona Miller. Cherished brother of Anna Ireland, William Miller, the late Jean Spence and the late Agnes Laurie. Joe adored his many nieces and nephews in Canada, the United States, Scotland and England.

 

Smith FlorenceSMITH, Florence Rosina - Peacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on January 29, 2017 at the age of 90.

Beloved wife of Donald. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her brothers Gilbert, Arthur and Glanville.

 

McWILLIAMS, James Wallace 'Jim' - (April 20, 1938 - January 29, 2017) -

James "Jim" Wallace McWilliams, beloved husband of Trudy McWilliams, passed away on January 29, 2017 at the age of 78 years.

Born in Peterborough, Ontario, Jim grew up to become a Master Warrant Officer in the Royal Canadian Air Force for 29 years, serving from 1955 to 1984. He was awarded the Canadian Decoration, Second Clasp. Jim then worked as a civilian for the Department of National Defence as a Life Cycle Maintenance Manager from 1984 to 1997.

 

WALSH, Joan Frances (Collins) - (Lifetime Member of C.W.L.) – At Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Saturday, January 28, 2017, Joan Walsh (nee Collins) in her 85th year.

Wife of the late John (Jack) Walsh (1970).

Dear mother of Susan Wood (Bill) of Ennismore, Pat Walsh (Jackie) of Hastings, Kathryn Braun (Tim) of St. Catharines, John (Nancy) of Hastings, Paul (Paula) of Westwood and Dennis of San Jose, California. Grandmother of Megan and Kevin; Mike, Christa, Kathleen; Patrick (Mary); Mary (Jamie); Ellie. Great-grandmother of Owen.

 

Cromie CliffCROMIE, Clifford Leroy 'Cliff' - Peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday January 28, 2017 at PRHC.

Beloved husband of Karen (nee Irwin). Loving father of Alexis (Sergio), Joseph and Roy (Joan).

Proud Papa of Michael, Amanda, Damien, Hayden, Tyson, Desiree and Lincoln.

 

MORRIS, Vera Mona (Joslin) - Passed away peacefully at the  PRHC on Saturday, January 28, 2017 with her family by her side.

Vera was predeceased by her husband John Morris with whom she had 53 years of marriage. They were teenaged sweet hearts when they met in Orillia.

Vera had four children Michael (Nancy), Dale Ryan (deceased), Judith Lynch (Bud) and Helen McFadden (Karl).

 

BERMAN, Max - (W.W. II Veteran and Ontario Land Surveyor) – Passed away peacefully at Fairhaven Long Term Care on January 28, 2017 in his 91st year.

Beloved husband of Dolores for 65 years.

Dear father of Stephen (Nina) and Linda (Dan). Loving Poppa to Lindsay, Brendan, Chelsea, Candice, Garrett, Stephanie and Alexa and great grandfather to Angelina and Arianna.

 

Rose GrahamROSE, Graham - Surrounded by his family, Saturday, January 28, 2017, in his 83rd year.

Graham is deeply mourned by beloved wife, Pat, and children, Cathy (Shelley), Susan (Pat “PJ”), Diane (Cédric), Warren (Angela). Loving and proud Poppa to Sophia, Hannah, Mac, Quinn, Zakk, Max.

Dear brother of Jackie Smith, Maxine Baird (Bob), Mary Gall (Jim). Brother-in-law of Rob Dainton (Betty). Special uncle to his many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his sister, Joan McCaig (Ted).

 

Lee CarolineLEE, Caroline Hsioh-Huei - Passed away peacefully at home on January 28, 2017 in her 67th year, surrounded by her husband and close friends.

Beloved wife of Dr. Victor Lee (Peterborough). Loving and devoted mother of Ian and David.

Daughter of Peter and the late Jean Chen. Sister of Douglas, Grace, and the late Judy and Thomas.

 

Ireland JeanIRELAND, Violet 'Jean' Elizabeth (nee Morgan) - (1928 - 2017) - Peacefully with her family by her side on Friday, January 27, 2017.

Jean, beloved wife of the late Allan Ireland.

Dear mother of Deanna (Ross Edgerton, Laurie (Rob Johnson) and Sherri (Lisa Oelke).

Loving grandmother of Jason Brock (Sue), Kim Brock (Ken Goselin), Shannon (Rich Muise) and Jim Johnson (Kayla Brayley). Great grandmother of Adanna, Dylan, Mataya, Brayden and Kenny.

Predeceased by sisters Pauline Lavigne, Clarice Pelletier and Ida Zwetch.

 

Brown DonaldBROWN, Donald Murray - It is with heavy hearts and sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our beloved Dad, on January 27th, 2017, in his 86th year, with family by his side at Peterborough Regional Health Centre.

Predeceased by his wife Joan and his brother Robin, he will be greatly missed by his children, Kimberley (Brian), Stephen, Kelly and Lisa; cherished by his grandchildren, Andrew and Sarah.

He will also be sadly missed by extended family, his many friends on Head Lake as well as staff at Brown and Brethour Insurance in Sunderland, where he started his business in 1958. He was a lifetime member of the Sunderland Lions Club for 57 years.

 

Downer KenDOWNER, Kenneth Elmer - (WWII) - Of Peterborough, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at the age of 90.

Ken, Loving husband of Annie Downer (née Williams). Cherished father of Brian "Dalt" Downer, and the late Brenda Deacon. Loving Grandfather of Jimmy, Brian and Jenny Deacon, Stephanie Downer, and Stacey and Vanessa Crowley. Ken is predeceased by his brothers John, Albert and Bill Downer.

Ken was the founder of the Falcon Flyers Hockey Team (1945), and loved all sports, but was especially a fan of slo-pitch. He was also a backhoe operator with Peterborough Public Works for 30 years.

 

Johnston BrianJOHNSTON, Brian Lawrence - Suddenly at home on Thursday January 26th, 2017 at the age of 68.

Brian will be dearly missed by his wife Barb. Loving father of Amanda Dean (Andrew). Predeceased by his son Krysten and parents Lawrence and Grace.

Brian will be remembered by his brothers and sisters James (Suzanne), Gloria (Mike), Keith (Gayle) and Cheryl (Ralph), as well as many nieces and nephews.

 

McKEOWN, Eleanor M. (neé Bestard) (formerly Thorburn and Marleau) – Peacefully at Lakefield Extendicare, with her family at her side, on Thursday, January 26, 2017. Eleanor of Peterborough in her 94th year.

Beloved wife of Vernon McKeown and the late Emmett Marleau and James Thorburn.

Loving mother of Anne Brown of Calgary, Mary Reid (Randie) and Beverley Thorburn of Peterborough and the late Barbara Houghton (surviving husband Donald) of Picton. Dear grandmother of Susan, Jay, Stephanie, Andrea, Meghan, Amy, Brandon, Jamie, Erica and Jason. Eleanor was blessed with 24 great grandchildren. Step-mother to Gail McKeown and Scott McKeown (Kathy) and step-grandmother to Jennifer and Laura McKeown.

 

Snelgrove SandraSNELGROVE, Sandra June (nee Ruttan) – Peacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on January 26, 2017 at the age 71.

Beloved wife of John Snelgrove. Loving mother of Jant Snelgrove and Paul Snelgrove (Katie). Cherished Nana of David, Christopher, Matthew, Megan, Luke and Liam.

Dear sister of Barbara Koprowski (Ron), Ken Ruttan (Kathy), Mary Twomey (Dan). Sister-in law of Linda Ruttan, Gary Snelgrove (Carol Donaldson) and Linda Cunningham. Predeceased by her parents, Kenneth and Mildred Ruttan and her brother Don Ruttan.

 

Kelly RuthKELLY, Ruth Muriel - Passed away peacefully at her residence on Thursday, January 26, 2017 in her 91st year.

Beloved wife of the late Murtagh (Murt) Kelly, d. July 16, 2009.

She will be lovingly remembered by her family and friends for her kindness, caring and generosity. Beloved mother of Lenore Carter (Wayne), Marilyn Nyrose (late Harvey Sr.), Donna Cranley (Dan), Bernice Pineau (Michael), Karen, Carol Blondeau (Wayne), Leon (Janet), Paul (Kim).

 

GILLAM, Marilyn Marie (nee Farrell) - At Lakefield Extendicare on Thursday, January 26, 2017 in her 77th year.

Beloved mother Bill (Carole), Todd (Rose) and the late Denolda. Cherished grandmother of Josh, Mitch, Lauren and Matthew.

Dear sister of Catherine Granlund and Bill Farrell (Marlene). Loving aunt of Keith (Candice),and Troy (Jennifer).

 

Downie GerryDOWNIE, Gerald 'Gerry' - P.Eng. – Peacefully passed away at Fairhaven Home with his family, on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 in his 80th year.

Beloved husband of Hilary for 51 years. Dear father of Katie, Sarah and Emily (Dan Clarke). Loving Grandpa of Alexa, Emma, Liam, Ella and Mansley.

Brother of Jim (Judith) of Dover, England. An enormously kind and patient man, Gerry will be lovingly remembered by his family, friends and neighbours from his many years in Peterborough. He retired from GE after over 30 years of work, with many colleagues who became his close friends.

 

HURREN, Morris Gregory – Peacefully with his family at his side on January 25, 2017 at Peterborough Regional Health Centre in his 85th year.

Dearly loved husband of Shirley for 60 years, father of Dean (Jill), Gail (Mike), and Grandpa of Nicole (Steve), Mitchell (Kara), and Tim.

Morris will be remembered by his family and friends as a humorous, carefree, generous, and all around good man.