Peterborough

 

Gillespie ElwoodGILLESPIE, Elwood John - (October 13, 1926 - September 12, 2016) - (Retired Co-Owner of Huffman Construction) – At Peterborough Regional Health Centre on September 12, 2016.

Predeceased by his wife Elsie Hill. Dear father of Gloria Jane Gillespie (Mikki Nasch).

Brother of the late Lula Wilson, Roy Gillespie, Grant Gillespie, Howard Gillespie, Bob Gillespie and Elva MacNaughton.

Survived by sisters-in-law Dorothy, Doreen, Linda and Pauline Gillespie and Sandy McNaughton. Uncle of Cathy & Larry MacNaughton, Matt & Nancy Shaw and many other nieces and nephews.

 

Fry HelenFRY, Helen Lilian (née Winger) - Died peacefully, surrounded by family, at Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, Ontario, on Sunday September 11th 2016, in her 87th year.

Though Helen always described herself as a kept woman, she was the matriarch of Fryfield Farm, renowned as a Master Breeder Guernsey herd.

Beloved wife of Frank since 1949, she was an active member of the Anglican Church, longtime volunteer at Women’s Resources in Lindsay, and Ross Memorial Hospital. Helen was a singer, musician, actress, and patron of the arts.

Dear mother of Sharon (Ken) Johnston, Jane (Cec) Archer, and John (Maggie) Fry.

 

Wilkins WallyWILKINS, Wallace Frederick 'Wally' - Peacefully at Canterbury Gardens on Sunday, September 11th, 2016, at the age of 83.

Wally, dearly beloved husband of Joan (nee Somerville). Loving father of Heather (John) Cunningham and Carolyn Wilkins (Victor Rios Rull). Dear Granddad of Erica & Danielle Hendry, Myles Cunningham, and Samuel Wilkins Delorme.

Brother of Allan and the late Doug (Marion). Uncle of Valorie and the late Greg Wilkins. Wally will be sadly missed by his “little brother” Gerry Cornwall, good friends Dan Charron and Ron Lawes, their families, and by his many other friends and relatives.

Wally worked for Quaker Oats of Canada in the marketing and advertising department and was responsible for promoting many of their cold cereals. He was a Founding Director of Big Brothers of Peterborough, and a Founding Director and two-time President of Big Brothers of Canada.

 

Milburn BarbaraMILBURN, Barbara Ann (nee Tice) - (Retired Registered Nurse with Civic Hospital Special Care Nursery – Class of 1964, Avid Genealogist, Member of Keene Historical Society, and Kawartha Ancestral Research Association) -

Peacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Sunday, September 11, 2016 in her 73rd year.

Barbara, loving and devoted mother of Joe (Dianne), Susan Milburn (Ron), and Chris (Nicole). Cherished Grandmother of Melissa, Jeffrey, Christian, Stephanie, Sarah, Katherine, Phillip, Kyle, Kevin, Daniel, and Julie. Dear sister of Robert, William, Brent, and the late Brian.

Daughter of the late William Tice and Martha Cummiskey.

 

HADDLESEY, Joan Edna (nee Raspberry) - (Retired Registered Nurse) - At the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Saturday, September 10, 2016 in her 82nd year.

Beloved mother of Kevin Haddlesey and Ian Haddlesey. Cherished grandmother of Amy.

Dear sister of Anne Lesperance and her husband Ray and the late Emis.

 

BYFORD, Herbert Gordon ‘Herb’ - (Korean War Veteran, Royal Canadian Legion Past President Warkworth #380, Member Hastings #106, Past Master Percy Lodge #161 AF & AM) -

Peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg, September 9, 2016 in his 82nd year.

Beloved husband of Carole Elizabeth (nee Henderson) for over 55 years.  Dear father of Perry & his wife Debbie, Paul & his wife Janet, Gord & his wife Lorraine, and Herb.  Proud grandfather of many grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Herb will be sadly missed by his many nieces and nephews. 

 

Urban HeinzURBAN, Heinz - Of Douro-Dummer, on September 9, 2016 at his home, in his 64th year.

Heinz, loving partner in life of Patricia Martin. Son of the late Tom and Ida Urban. Good friend to Patsy’s daughters Tania Bell (Jason), and Tammy Young (Karl Orser), and their children. Son-in-law of Verna Martin.

Heinz is predeceased by his brother Zigfried. He will be sadly missed by his many friends. 

 

Heath JerryHEATH, Gerald Murray 'Jerry' - Peacefully at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Friday, September 9, 2016 in his 83rd year.

Beloved husband of Joan (nee Healey) for 62 years.  Loving father of Michael, Murray (Crystal), Barbara Martin, Donna O’Brien (Rick). Dearly loved Pop of Ryan, Melissa, Wesley, Shawn, Alex and Anthony.

Sadly missed by his brothers-in-law Brian Healey (Dale) and Peter Healey (Ethel) and his cousins Margaret (the late Ray), Leah (the late Bill), Rita (the late Evan). Predeceased by his parents Leslie Heath and Christine Hobbs and his sister Marie.

Born and raised in Toronto, Jerry was transferred to Peterborough in 1959.  He was employed as a construction supervisor with Consumers Gas. 

 

Nieuwenhuis GraceNIEUWENHUIS, Grietje 'Grace' - Passed away peacefully, on Friday, September 9, 2016 at Peterborough Regional Health Centre in her 89th year.

Beloved wife of the late Simon Nieuwenhuis.

Cherished mom of Peter (Debbie), Elizabeth, Bernard (Doreen), Jane(Bill), Grace, Rita (Stephano) and Teresa (Cornelis). Proud Oma to 19 grandchildren and great Oma to 7 great-grandchildren.

Loving sister of Hindrikje Venema and Rieks Hesling. Predeceased by her parents Berend and Elizabeth Hesling and her siblings Roel, Berend, Gerard and Lies. 

 

Prowse TomPROWSE, Thomas Reginald - At Peterborough Regional Health Centre on September 8, 2016 at the age of 88.

Beloved husband to the love of his life, Doreen Prowse (nee Staple) for 65 years.

Dear father of Sharon Somes and her husband Geoff, and James 'Jamie' Prowse. Proud Gunga to Ryan Somes and his wife Anthea Stanley and Tamara Somes and her boyfriend Chris Cascanette and Great-Gunga to Brody Somes.

Dear brother of Terry McFarlane, Lois Tessari and the late Ilona Knudson, Logan Prowse, Lemuel Prowse FLT. LT. RCAF. Tom will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends.

 

PLUARD, Agnes Josephine - Sadly, after 95 years of good memories we have to say goodbye to Agnes.  She passed away very peacefully, in her sleep as she had wished, on Thursday September 8, 2016, after a short stay at Peterborough Regional Health Centre.

Agnes’ husband Bernard predeceased her in 1978, as did her sister Myrtle Todd in 2007. 

She is survived by her brother Dennis Bruno (Ruby) of Abiline, Texas, great nephews Jamie Gallacher and Ryan Neumann, cousins Elizabeth Pattison and Margaret Remington and their families.

Longtime residents of Buckhorn, Agnes and Bernie owned and operated Pluards Landing Cottage Resort on Big Bald Lake, where many memories were made.  Agnes was called by many names – Auntie Agnes, Mrs. Agnes and Jo – by three generations who loved and embraced her as an important member of their families. 

 

BURRELL, Derek -  Celebration of his Life Service will be held September 10, 2016 at 2pm.

To be held at his daughter's home location: 600 Belmont 11th Line.  Norwood, Ontario. K0L 2V0.  Township of  Havelock-Belmont-Methuen. More info call 705-875-7667. Refreshments after. Please bring your own lawnchairs.

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EDWARDS, Ernest Gary 'Ernie' - (30+ year Quarry Truck Driver and Employee of Uninum) - Peacefully at PRHC with his family by his side on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at the age of 76.

Ernie, beloved husband of 54 years to Edie. Loving and devoted father of Randy and his wife Sophie, and Connie Edwards. Cherished Grandfather of Travis, Keandra, and Cole, and predeceased by his grandson Ryan Moore.

Survived by his sisters Mary Freeburn (Alvin), Ruby McKinney (Les, predeceased), and brother Norman Edwards (Donna, predeceased) and brother-in-law of Pauline Graham (Ron), and Ethel Hamf (Jack). Predeceased by his brothers Russell, and Gerald, and sisters Hazel, Evelyn, and Olive (Olly).

 

STINSON, Pauline Josephine (nee Martin) - Peacefully at Golden Plough Lodge, Cobourg, on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 in her 79th year, formerly of Norwood.

Pauline, beloved wife off the late Gerald Stinson (d. 1999).

Dear mother of Paul (Gale), Geraldine Brown (Gary), grandson/son Johnny (Kelly), and predeceased by her daughter Brenda Stinson. Cherished grandmother of 7 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, and 4 great-great grandchildren.

Dear sister of Marie Chatten (Boyd), and missed by her step-sisters Laura, Margaret, Jackie, and step-brother George.

 

Hicks MaryHICKS, Mary Cleveland - Passed away peacefully at her home in Norwood on Wednesday September 7, 2016.  Mary Hicks, formerly of Hastings, Gananoque and Sackville, N.B., in her 89th year.

Loving wife of the late Charles Hicks (1991).

Mary will be missed by her pet “Buddy”. Dear mother of Penny Cummings (Dwayne) of Buckhorn, Cindy McMillan (David) of Hastings, Danny Hicks (Julie) of Gananoque, David Hicks (Loreen) of Edmonton, Bonnie Di Pasquale (Mauro) of Cobourg, Betty Ann Murray (Shawn) of Norwood.

 

DeLAIRE, Dennis - Passed away peacefully at home on September 7th, 2016.

Predeceased by his wife of 37 years, Lorraine. Loving Father of Danielle Aspin (Darryl) of Port Perry, Courtney Frost (Martin) of Waterloo, and Marshall DeLaire (Brieanne) of Peterborough.

He is survived by his many loving brothers and sisters, in-laws, nieces, nephews and a host of longtime friends. Cherished Grandfather of Brittney, Aeris, Caden, Austin and Penelope.

 

Nichols LarryNICHOLS, Lawrence Wayne 'Larry' - Age 67, passed away suddenly on September 7th, 2016 at PRHC.

Larry is survived by his children; Carrie (James), Sarah, Jeff and Susan; his brothers Brian (Paulette), Ron (Deb), and sister Sandra; sister-in-law Mary Lou (Sarah); 5 grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews, and his mother Dorothy. 

He is predeceased by his father Don, brother Richard, and by his wife and soulmate Holly.

 

Allore PeterALLORE, Peter Gerard - (February 27, 1950 -  September 7, 2016) - It is with deepest sadness that we announce the passing of Peter Gerard Allore in Strathmore, Alberta on September 7, 2016 at the age of 66 years.

Peter was born in Peterborough, ON on February 27, 1950 to his proud parents, Rita and Frank Allore. Known by the nickname 'Tor' to his hometown buds, his early adult years were spent happily pursuing a freewheeling lifestyle that entailed working hard and socializing hard! In the summer of 1974, in search of the 'great-adventure', he mounted his trusty motorcycle and headed west to Alberta and a new life.

In Calgary, while working at Eaton's Canada, he met and married the love of his life, Darlene Warcomika. Eventually, they moved to Strathmore where they lovingly raised two beautiful daughters, Brandy and Amanda. Over the years, Peter's devotion to his family only deepened with the birth of his beloved grandchildren, Isabelle and Owen… two new kids to play with!

 

Tyndall JuneTYNDALL, June Viola (nee Cordery) - Suddenly at her residence on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 in her 87th year. 

Beloved wife of the late Charles (1993).

Loving mother of Diane Tyndall, and Brian and his wife Corinna. Cherished grandmother of Shelly Tremblett and her husband Mike, Justin and Ian and great grandmother of Jack.

Dear sister of Shirley Connelly and her husband the late Michael, the late Beverley Murney and her husband the late Wally and Janice Lazure and her husband Gary.  June will be sadly missed by her nieces and nephews. 

 

NOBLE, George Cowie - Passed away peacefully after a lengthy struggle at the P.R.H.C. on Tuesday September 6, 2016.  George Noble of Toronto in his 83rd year. 

Husband of the late Anna Noble (2000). 

Loved and remembered by his daughter Barb Pulcine, son-in-law Mike of Peterborough and his grand dog Chloe. Also remembered by his cousin Heather Colegate (Gary) of Pickering.  Sadly missed by ‘the boys’ Jim Turner, Jack Watson, Jim Dirstein, Bill Wilson, Ronnie Wilson and many other relatives and friends.

Predeceased by his parents George & Elizabeth Noble and brothers Jack & Crawford Noble.

 

REYNOLDS, Helen Mary - Peacefully passed away at Peterborough Regional Health Centre with family at her side on September 6, 2016 in her 91st year.

Beloved wife of the late Elwood Reynolds (predeceased 1993). 

Loving mother of Joanne Wadsworth (Dale), Sylvia Warner (Peter), Janice Reynolds (Peter Gorham) and Carolyn Burley (Douglas).  Proud grandmother of Kelly (Blair), Matthew (Meribeth), Nicholas (Kaitlin) and Heather (Lieven) and great grandmother of Tenley, Lauren, Bria and Piper. 

Dear sister of Jean Sloan, Anne Moon, and Walter Booth. Predeceased by her siblings late Eileen Bolton, Marjorie Northey, and Norman Booth.  Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

 

SMITH, Viola Isabel - (Past President of Legion Branch #52) - Passed away peacefully on her 89th birthday, Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 surrounded by her family at St. Joseph's at Fleming.

Beloved wife of the late Wally for 61 years.

Loving mother of Al (Karen), Don (Marilyn), Jan Braeckman (Paul), Trish Smith (Kenny Cadore), Kate Hanes (Doug) and the late Janet. Nana will be sadly missed by Lori, Beth (Ryan), Justin, Johnathan (Erin), Heather (Josh), Jennifer and great-nana of Jahneisa, Caedence, Taylor, Sam and Rohen.

Dear sister of the late Kaye Rashotte. Cherished auntie of Joan and Michelle.

 

Lumley Grieve PamLUMLEY-GRIEVE, Pamela Marie - Suddenly with her family by her side on Monday, September 5, 2016 at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre. 

Pam was the beloved partner of Harry Young. Loving mother of Peter, Wally and Amanda Munroe (Nick McCarthy). Loved grandmother of London, Hayleah, and Nevaeh.

Dear sister of Peter (Vicky) and Paul.

Daughter of Robert Lumley and the late Annette Grieve.

 

MILNE, Ian Preston - Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family, on Sunday, September 4, 2016 at Peterborough Regional Health Centre in his 84th year.

Beloved husband of the late Lillian Mae (nee Crosby).

Cherished Dad of Colin (Vera), Scott, Trent (Maureen), Shaun (Mary). Proud Grandpa to Richelle, Erica, Alex, Nicholas, Brydon and Brooke.  Loving brother-in-law to Jean Milne. 

Predeceased by his parents William and Jessie Milne (nee Coulter) and his siblings Chuck, Bert, Jean Johansen and Norman.

 

Pacey HaroldPACEY, Harold Everette - GM employee for over 30 years. Peacefully, surrounded by his family on Sunday September 4, 2016 at PRHC. 

Loving husband of Marion (nee Truman). Dear father of Cheryl (Rob Burns) and Steve. Caring grandfather of Myranda and step-grandfather to Bethany.

Amazing uncle and great uncle to many nieces and nephews especially Dave (Sonya) and Kim with whom he was more like a father figure and grandfather to their children Graham, Kaylana and Ethan.

 

KEMP, John William - Peacefully in his 80th year, with his family at his side on Sunday, September 4th, 2016 at Peterborough Regional Health Centre.

Loving husband of Janette (nee Halls), dear father of Francise Furuya (Brian), Joseph-Louis Kemp (Renee), Nell Kemp (Bill Cairns). Dear Grandad to Jacob, Summer-Lily, Eden-Belle, Zachary, Camryn and Keyawna.

Much loved brother of Dorothy (Del), Kenneth (Sylvia) and the late Lewis (Audrey).  John was predeceased by his beloved mother Violet, father Lewis and baby brother Clive.