HICKEY, Heather Isobel (nee Stillman, formerly Hill) – Peacefully, with her family at her side, at Peterborough Regional Health Centre, on Friday, March 3, 2017, in her 58th year.

Heather, beloved husband of Greg Hickey. Loving mother of Jay Murray and Amanda Hill. Proud grandmother of Megan & Melanie Clements and Owen, Ava and Lena Hill.

Dear daughter of Elizabeth (nee Mitchell) and the late Donald A. Stillman. Sister of Keith Stillman (Patricia) and Sue Ketcheson (Shawn). Heather will be remembered by many other friends and relatives in Otonabee.


Carson GwenCARSON, Gwendolyne 'Gwen' Norma (Martindale) - Peacefully, knowing she was loved and in the hearts of her family and friends, Gwen (Lyne) passed away in comfort and care at St. Joseph’s at Fleming in Peterborough on March 2, 2017 at the age of 90.

She will be remembered with love and admiration by her husband Linden Carson and her daughters Christine and Mary Lynn (David). She will always have a special place in the hearts of her grandchildren, Nate (Kathleen), Hannah, Riley and Tess.

Her siblings Claire, Joyce, Bill, Bob and Mary, who all shared her sharp intelligence and love of laughter, predeceased her. She is survived by her sister-in-law Joan Joynt (Carson) and many nieces and nephews and their families who were all very special to her.


CROCKER, Alan Samuel 'Tim' - Peacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on March 2, 2017 at the age of 87.

Beloved husband of Jean (née Baker). Loving father of John (Louise) and Gail (Gary) both of Peterborough. Predeceased by his daughters Sharon Ferguson (Bob) and Lynn Hewitt (Tom).

Sadly missed by his grandchildren Matthew, Meagan, Luke, and Sam and his great-granddaughter Avery. Predeceased by his brother Doug.


Tougas KimTOUGAS, Kim Catherine - Peacefully after a brief illness on Wednesday March 1, 2017 at PRHC.

Kim was born June 6, 1957, in Welland, Ontario and graduated from Brock University with her double major (BSc) in Biology and Chemistry in 1982.

She was a beautiful, dedicated, and determined woman who worked as a Registered Massage Therapist and specialized in Manual Lymph Drainage, Homeopathy, and Reflexology for 30 years. She cared for so many individuals and God worked through her loving hands.


Vallings JillVALLINGS, Nancy Gillian 'Jill' - Of Peterborough, Ontario, formerly of Brighton, passed away early Wednesday morning, March 1st, 2017, in her 84th year.

Jill was predeceased by her brother Hugh MacCallum and his daughter Elizabeth (Liz). Jill leaves behind and is fondly remembered by her husband, Jack Vallings, Judith Nicholas (sister) & Glyn (brother-in law), Troon, Gwedhen; Barbara MacCallum (sister-in law), Sam & Anita.

She will be dearly missed by her children, Jed Vallings & Gillian Kearns (New Zealand), Judy Vallings (Calgary), Jennifer & Greg Vansteenkiste (Camlachie), Barbara Jane & Steven Willoughby (Desbarats), her treasured grandchildren Jeffrey, Hannah, Reid, Wesley, Ryan, Michael, and gifted caregiver and new family member Rosario Velado.


Jentzel PeterJENTZEL, Peter – Of Lakefield, peacefully at Lakefield Extendicare on February 28, 2017, in his 86th year.

Peter, loving husband of Barbara Jentzel. Son of the late Flora and Bertil Jentzel. Devoted father to Tristan (Ella) Jentzel of Windsor, and the late Mitchell Jentzel. Cherished grandfather of William (Lindsay) Jentzel of Canmore, Alberta, and Brianna Jentzel of Windsor. Great grandfather to Avin Jentzel.

Loving brother of Mary Miller (Don), and the late Diane McQuade. Peter will also be lovingly remembered by his many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.


Beadman BillBEADMAN, William Maxwell 'Bill' – On Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at his home in Keene, with his family at his side, a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, uncle and friend, Bill Beadman entered into eternity with his Lord & Saviour, Jesus Christ. Bill of Keene, formerly of Cochrane, in his 86th year.

Bill was the beloved husband of Carol Wagner for 22 years, and the late Betty Symons for 43 years.

Loving father of Tim Beadman, Darren Burry, Dallas Burry (Randy), Cameron Rennie and the late Betty Ann Beadman and Darrell Burry.


Thackeray EthelTHACKERAY, Ethel Georgina Bell (MacNaughton) - Peacefully, at PRHC, on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 in her 92nd year.

Beloved wife of the late Lloyd Thackeray (March 20, 2005).

Loving mom of Peter Thackeray(Margaret). Proud grandmother of Laura and Sarah. Dear sister Alta, Bill and the late Jean. Daughter of the late George and Robena (nee Bell) MacNaughton. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.


SMITH, Margaret Mary (nee Prear) - (Member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 52) - With her family by her side at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Oshawa, on Monday, February 27, 2017 in her 59th year.

Beloved wife of Roger Cook for 33 years. Loving mother of Michael (Ashley), Candace Cook (Mike Wells), and Brittany Colarossi (Alexander). Cherished grandmother of Caleb, Ethan, and Karissa.

Dear sister of David Prear, Martin Prear (Joanne), Susan Prear, Sandy Chafe (Paul), Maureen Everett (the late Bob), and Irene Prear. Sadly missed by her brother-in-law Paul Naujok and her nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her sister-in-law Rauni Naujok.


Taveroff CherylTAVEROFF, Cheryl Ann - Daughter of Moris, Doris (and Lila) Laskin, passed peacefully from this world on Monday, February 27, 2017 at the age of 69.

She was loved and surrounded by her husband Michael, and her daughters Jesse and Leigh.


Crowdy DorothyCROWDY, Dorothy Louise - Passed away peacefully on Monday, February 27th, 2017 at the PRHC at the of 92 years.

Beloved wife of the late Wilfred.

Loving mother of Darla James (the late Clive) and Donna Page. Grandma will be sadly missed by Jason James (Erin), Wendy James, Veronica Page, Christopher Page, Nana of Sebastian and Great-Grandma of Julia and Drew.


Buck DonBUCK, Donald Errol 'Don' - (December 1926 – February 2017) - It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Don at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre with his loving family by his side on Monday, February 27th, 2017 in his 91st year.

Don was born in Norwood, Ontario. As a teenager he moved to Toronto, attended Western Tech, graduating in drafting. Working at Avro Aircraft, during the great era of Canada’s greatest plane ever built, the ‘Avro Arrow’. In later years he moved to Peterborough and worked as a design Draftsman at Canadian General Electric until his retirement in 1991.

Don was the beloved husband, soul-mate and best friend of Inge Buck (Anttonen) and the late June La Montagne. He was the loving father of Christopher E. Buck and the late Richard John.


McDonough BrianMcDONOUGH, Brian Michael - (Retired Canada Post) - Passed away with his family by his side at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Monday, February 27, 2017 in his 63rd year.

Beloved husband of Noreen (nee Beesley). Loving father of Elizabeth McDonough (Scott MacDonald), and Andrew McDonough (Renee Dziemanko). Cherished grandfather of Ewan and Ivy.

Sadly missed by his sisters Ann Paterson (Bruce) and Trish McDonough. Predeceased by his brothers, Kevin and Bob.


Richmond JimRICHMOND, James William 'Jim' - (WWII Veteran) - Passed away peacefully at the Peterborough Retirement Residence on Monday February 27, 2017. Jim Richmond in his 94th year.

Beloved husband of the late Dorothy Richmond (d. 2011).

Cherished dad of Rick (Sherrill) of Colborne, Brad (Cathy) of Newmarket, Grant (Caryl) of Mississauga and Don (Dianne) of Brockville. Grandpa will always be loved and remembered by Daniel (Ivy), Michelle (Greg), Dana, Christopher, Stephanie and Alex.

Survived by his brother Dr. Hugh Richmond.


Ireland PhyllisIRELAND, Phyllis Augusta - Passed away peacefully at Lakefield Extendicare on Sunday February 26, 2017 in her 100th year.

Beloved wife of the late Victor Ireland (2008).

Loving mother of Adair Ireland-Smith of Peterborough and David (Janice) of Houston, Texas. Sadly missed by her grandchildren Malcolm and Ashley Smith, Victor Ireland and Dylan Park and great grandchildren Trevor, Dylan Austin, Carson, Harley, Morgan and Hannah.

Predeceased by her sisters Helen Eccles, Lois Wright, Daphne Brynelson and Doreen Spearin.


Martin VernaMARTIN, Verna Marlene - (June 30, 1935 - February 26, 2017) -

Passed peacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on February 26, 2017.

Predeceased by her husband William Martin and her parents Rosaline and Bernard Hotts. Predeceased by her brothers Edwin, Roy, Laverne, Dorian, Donald, and sisters Roseanne Feeney and Brenda Gardner.

Survived by her children Kathleen Mooney (Jim), Sandra Hutts (Gary), Patricia Martin (Heinz Urban, deceased), Sharon Delahaye-Holmes (Dave)(Thoma Delahaye,deceased), Donna Andrews (Carl) and Billy Martin.


COLLINS, Jason Dean - Of Edmonton, formerly of Lakefield. Passed away suddenly February 26, 2017.

Loving son of Robert Collins (predeceased by mother Ann) step-son of Yvonne, brother of Rob, step brother of Joe Drummond & Jennifer Williatte-Battet.

Survived by grandmother Esther Collins and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Predeceased by grandparents Ray Collins, Bill and Peg Ellis.


Vissers JohanVISSERS, Johan Henricus - (Vissers Floor Sanding) - On Saturday, February 25, 2017 at PRHC, in his 79th year.

Dear husband of Ethel. Loving father of Richard(Debbie), Jason (Kathleen) and Sherry (John). Proud grandpa of Jessica, Dylan and Dustin and great grandpa of Makyla and Kalia.

Dear brother of Joanne Verhagen (late William), Anthony "Tony" (Dini), Dini Kraavanger (Peter), Jan "John" (Judy), William (Elaine), Joe (late Julie) and the late Andrew, Engelburt "Bert" (Ria) and Harry. Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, relatives, friends, co-workers and customers.


Roppolo MargheritaROPPOLO, Margherita - On Saturday, February 25, 2017, we said goodbye to our beloved mother, mother-in-law and Nonna.

Margherita was born in 1932 in Santa Ninfa, Sicily, and moved with her husband, Vito, and son Ignazio to Canada in 1956. Her children and grandchildren were the greatest joys of her life. She will be remembered always for her strength and generosity, and her radiant smile.

Predeceased by her husband Vito, sister Giuseppina, brothers Francesco, Rosario and Giuseppe, she is mourned deeply by her children and their spouses: Ignazio (Valerie), Paolo (Debra) and Josie (Duane Lemaire).


GREER, Robert Julian 'Bob' - In the presence of his family at P.R.H.C. on Friday, February 24, 2017.

Loving husband of the late Thelma (née Macaulay) for 63 years and loving dad of Brenda, late Wendy, Linda, Debbie, Laurie, Cindy (Jim), Rob and Karen (Kim).

Loved grampa of Kenny, Tracy, Wade, Shannon, Amber, Jamie, Jake, Todd, Tara, Troy, Tess and Tye; great grampa and great-great grampa to many.


Neff WillilamNEFF, William Nelson - Of Peterborough passed away in his home on Thursday, February 23rd, 2017, at the age of 48.

Beloved husband of Jeanette (Vilon) Neff, father to Samantha and Brandon, son of Nelsen Neff (predeceased) and Diane (Holcroft) Neff, brother to Jackie Gallagher, Bryan Neff and Deborah Neff, and Uncle many times over.

William was a successful tax accountant who was charming, charismatic and could light up a room when he wanted to. Since a child, he always loved to play hockey and golf.


LOWE, Kenneth Gordon - (January 7, 1931 - February 22, 2017) -

In loving memory of Kenneth Gordon Lowe who passed peacefully, on Wednesday morning with his daughter by his side.

Loving husband of 63 years to Phyllis Louise Lowe (White) until her passing on September 20, 2016.

Cherished father of Brenda Suzanne Miller (predeceased) (Richard) and Sharon Louise Lowe-Lumbard (William predeceased).


SECORD, William W.A. - BASc, P.Eng - (Veteran RCAF Pilot and Navigation Instructor and Retired General Manager of York Hydro) -

Passed away peacefully at Rosewood Estates Retirement Residence, Cobourg on February 22, 2017 at the age of 95.

Predeceased by his beloved wife Margaret Isobel McCagg of 59 years.

Survived by his children David, Frances, Mary Lou, and Hugh. Sadly missed by his 5 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.


Parsons GeorgePARSONS, George Hilliard - With great sadness, we announce the death of Hilliard, on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Peterborough Regional Health Centre, in his 86th year.

Dear husband of Mary Parsons (Graham) for 57 years. Loving father of Brenda Brebner (Alan) of Edmonton and Anne Parsons of Peterborough.

Brother of Ray Parsons and the late Dorothy Parsons. Hilliard was loved and will be sadly missed by many relatives and friends. Our very special thanks to sister-in-law Ruth Burnett for all of her care and support over the years.


Hawkins BruceHAWKINS, Bruce - (Retired Owner and Proprietor of Birch Bend Cottages) -

Passed away on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 at the PRHC in his 77th year.

Beloved husband of Gloria. Loving father of Kelli Wieser (Paul) and Tracey Rummell (Randy). Cherished grandpa of Tess, Grace, Will and Tait.

Son of the late Tait and Phyllis Hawkins. Dear brother of Brian (Dyan) and the late Bob. Brother-in-law of John Terrion (Gail) and the late Joan Jelenski. Uncle Bruce will be fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews and their extended families.


Hart EvaHART, Eva Jane (nee Edwards) - Passed away at the P.R.H.C. on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Eva Hart formerly of Lakefield in her 97th year.

Wife of the late Clifford Skelcher (d. 1959) and Howard Hart (d. 1981). Cherished mom of Dianne Rowe (d. Ronald) and the late Frank and Dale Skelcher. Remembered by 13 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and many great-great grandchildren.

Survived by her brother Sherman Edwards (Carol). Predeceased by her parents Frank and Charlotte Edwards, and siblings Bill, Frank, Thelma, Les, Stan, Berniece and Norman.