Peterborough

 

Scott BobSCOTT, Robert Michael 'Bob' - Peacefully at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Thursday, December 15th, 2016, in his 61st year, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Bob will be remembered by his greatest joy, daughter Erin of Sylvan Lake, AB, his mother Reta of Havelock, brothers Jim and Steven (Lorelei) and his video game team, nephews Tyler and Justin.

Bob was predeceased by his father James Scott.

 

MEIKLEJOHN, Sheila – Of Indian River, passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on Wednesday, December 14, 2016, at 81 years of age.

Sheila, devoted wife of the late Douglas. Cherished mother to Tina Meiklejohn, Sandra and Lloyd Trapper, Carl Meiklejohn, and David Meiklejohn. Loving little gramma of five, and great little gramma of seven.

Sister of Bill and Annette Wilcox, and Nora and Brian Williamson.

 

McGregor StewartMcGREGOR, Stewart Barclay - At Extendicare Lakefield on Wednesday, December 14, 2016, after a lengthy struggle with Alzheimer’s, in his 91st year.

Stewart, devoted husband of Laurie (nee Nelkenbrecher) for 67 years. Beloved father of Brian (Nancy), Colin (Madeline), Cameron (late Mary), and Don (Joanne). Loving grandfather of Julie (Sean) Cook, Ian (Sara), Melissa (Scott), Megan, Christina, Tommy, and Shelby. Proud great-grandfather of three lovely girls.

Dear brother of Roy and the late Les, Gordon, Alex, Jean, Dorothy and Jim. Stewart will be remembered by his many nieces, nephews, and friends.

 

Sinclair JohnSINCLAIR, John Wilson - At his residence on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at the age of 90.

Beloved husband of the late Elma (nee Graham).

Loving father of Donna and Harold Wickie, Kathleen and Dave Smales, Stephen Sinclair, Brian Sinclair and Terry, Carol Ross, Agnes Ross, Jackie Graham, and Brenda Sinclair.  Cherished grandfather of 14, great grandfather of 22 and great great grandfather of 1.

Truly missed by Harriett Oakley (They were known as Jack and Honey on the golf course).

Predeceased by his dear brother Donald.

 

Earnshaw BeatriceEARNSHAW, Beatrice Mary - Beatrice passed away peacefully in her home on Wednesday December 14, 2016 at the age of 68 after a courageous battle with cancer.

Beloved wife of Gordon "Glen."

Proud mother of Donna (Jeff), Brian (Barb); adored grandmother of Lianne (Justin), Nicholas, Courtney (Garrett), Jaime, Cassie, and Cavan; and dear sister of John, Linda (Rick), Bob (Pauline). Predeceased by her son Gordon.

 

VANDERBY, Bruin 'Brian' - Peacefully at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 in his 86th year.

Beloved husband of Tryntje Vanderby (Kloosterman). Dear father of Robert (Jean), Paul & Allan. Predeceased by his son Harry (June 2016).

Loving grandfather of Christine (Mark) Newell & Sonja Vanderby and great grandchildren Samantha & Katherine Newell. Predeceased by several brothers and sisters.

 

Northup JeanNORTHUP, Jean Leslie - Peacefully at St. Joseph’s at Fleming, on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, at the age of 88.

Jean, dearly beloved wife of the late Charles Joseph, and loving mother of Susan (Mike) Veeder, Richard (Lynn) Northup, Janine Payne (Steve Holowaty) and the late Deborah Toner.

Beloved Grandma of Jamie and Shannon Bertrand, Troy and Lee-ann Toner, Corinne Godinho, Chase, Rhys, and Megan Northup, Kristen Wilson, Blake Payne, Laura Holowaty, many great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson.

Sister of the late Dorothy Slade and Jim Flett.

 

Elson MargELSON, Margaret Olive 'Marg' - Passed away at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on December 13, 2016 in her 90th year.

Beloved daughter of the late Wilfrid and Helen Elson.

Dear sister of Jim Elson and his wife Madeline, Edith Carr and her husband Fraser, the late Frances Wright, Cameron Elson, Paul Elson and Kathryn Donevan (survived by her husband Charles).

Will be fondly remembered by her many nieces and nephews.

 

Holmes DavidHOLMES, David Lorne 'Holmzie' - Unexpectedly at home, on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, at the age of 43.

Dearly loved father of Madison Gill, and loved son of Dave Holmes Sr. and Susan Cross (predeceased ). Beloved step-son of Bonnie Holmes and Peter Cross.

Much loved brother of Cathy (Martin) Cole, Maggie Clinton, Dan Cross (Shannon McCoy), Joshua Holmes, and Heidi Cross “little sis”. Sadly missed by many cousins and friends. Always remembered by his nephews and nieces as "Uncle Homer."

 

MENZIES, Bernice Kathleen (nee Longmuir) - Of R.R. #4, Havelock. At Campbellford Memorial Hospital, Monday, December 12, 2016 in her 90th year.

Wife of the late Donald Menzies.

Dear mother of Tom of Havelock, Keith (Mary Beth) of Havelock, Susan (Brad) of Lindsay and the late Doug. Mother in law of Eileen. Dear sister of Mary Longmuir. Grandma will be missed by her 13 grandchildren & her 14 great grandchildren. Dear friend of Wanda, Judy & Kathy.

 

Medland HeatherMEDLAND, Heather Grace (nee Dunford) – Suddenly passed away at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Monday, December 12, 2016 at the age of 65.

Loving mother of Rhonda Medland (Chris Greaves) and Dan (Jen). Cherished grandmother of Derek and Cory Wheeler and Jacob and Kyle Medland. Proud great grandmother of Colton Wheeler.

Dear sister of Shirley Kidd (Archie), Bonnie Charlton (Jim), Debbie Toth, Bud Dunford (Lorna) and predeceased by Glen, Aubray and Barry. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.

 

Lasitz PattiLASITZ, Patricia Ivy (nee McClinton) - Suddenly on December 12, 2016, at home in Peterborough, in the loving arms of Gord, Patti passed away at the age of 63.

Beloved partner of Gord Morton. Dearly loved and devoted mother of Robyn (John McKnight).

Cherished grandmother of Parker and Jadon. Daughter of Edna Richardson and the late Ruggles McClinton. Sister of Sharon (Jean Renaud) and Cathy (Michel Lafreniere).

 

Young ShirleyYOUNG, Shirley Jean - Passed away peacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Centre, on Sunday, December 11, 2016 in her 93rd year.

Wife of the late George Young (d. November 8, 1966).

Beloved mother of Barbara Ann Rosborough of Peterborough.  Loving grandmother of Troy and wife Robin of Peterborough. Daughter of the late Stewart Thorndyke and Lily Maidment.

 

Thomas LoisTHOMAS, Lois Isabel (nee Adamson) - (Longtime employee of Silverwoods Dairy) - Passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the PRHC on Sunday, December 11th, 2016 in her 85th year.

Beloved wife of the late Robert James Thomas (April 6th, 1987).

Loving mother of Katherine of Gananoque, Linda of Kingston, Gerry (Gloria) of Apsley and Leslie (Mike Taylor). Dear Grandmother of Jesse, Sara, Sadie, Cole, Kris and Great-Grandmother of Brandon, Sammy, Adam, Dylan, Taylor, Tristin, Alex and Addison.

Dear Friend of Robert Rollins.

 

Maharaj JoycelynMAHARAJ, Joycelyn (Judy)  - June 6th, 1948 - December 10th, 2016

Passed away peacefully with family by her side at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on December 10th, 2016 at the age of 68.

Cherished wife to Ram of over 49 years.

Beloved mother of Ian, Alicia (Thomas), Andy (Shazeea) and Nicholas (Jennifer). Loving Granny of Rhys, Kyle, Zachary, Spencer, Joshua, Alexis, Bella, Olivia, Zander, Dominic and Aiden.

 

Greatrex MurrayGREATREX, Murray Kerr - Passed away peacefully, with family nearby, on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at Springdale Country Manor, in his 92nd year.

Beloved husband for over 67 years to Jean Greatrex (nee Forbes). Loving father of Leslie Thomson (Iain), Christine Mitchell (William), and Murray Forbes Greatrex (Teresa Giuliani). Proud grandfather of Colin Thomson, Scott Thomson, Allison Mitchell (Greg Lansdell), Jennifer Mitchell, Porter Greatrex; and great-grandfather of Ruby Lansdell and Marlowe Lansdell.

Dear brother of Valerie Davis, the late Warren "Buddy" Greatrex and the late Wilfred Greatrex.

After graduating from McGill University in 1948, Murray spent his career as a Physical Education teacher at Upper Canada College Prep School in Toronto.

 

Reid ThelmaREID, Thelma Audrey (Mitchell) - Went to rest peacefully with her Lord with her family by her side at Riverview Manor on December 9, 2016 in her 93rd year.

Wife of the late James (Sonny) 1989.

Loving mother of Wayne Minnett (Isabell) of Englehart, Ontario, Gail (Ken Montgomery), Sharon (Laurie Foster), Gerry (Dale), Jackie (Doug Middleton) of Belleville, Ontario, Darrell and Brian 'Yogi". Predeceased by sons Gary (2005) and Fred (2009).

Proud grandmother of 8 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Dear sister of Don Mitchell of Omemee, Ontario. Predeceased by her parents Walter and Della; and siblings Garnett, Bill, Marie Foottit, Bob and Josie Sibley. Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

 

Watkinson JohnWATKINSON, John Henry - Of Peterborough, died December 9, 2016.

Born in Edinburgh, Scotland on April 30, 1943, he spent much of his early life at Melville College boarding school, leaving him with a life-long distain for orange vegetables and anything custard-like.

Leaving boarding school at the earliest opportunity, he enrolled in the University of Southampton, School of Navigation in England, following a family tradition of service at sea and spawning many “when I was a boy at sea” stories for his children and grandchildren.

Self-taught in many aspects of his life and career, he became a pioneer in the field of clear communications in the financial industry. He played, at various times, the piano, guitar and banjo, as well as the tenor saxophone, which he played with great enjoyment with Swing Set and the Fundamentals, two of the New Horizons bands in Peterborough.

 

BEATTY, Edna May – At Pleasant Meadow Manor Nursing Home in Norwood on Thursday, December 8, 2016, Edna Beatty (nee Edwards), formerly of Hastings, in her 97th year.

Wife of the late Don Beatty. Dear mother of Richard of Guelph.

Sister of the late Doris McKenna and Howard Edwards. Also survived by several nieces, great-nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews. Special Aunt to Joyce Mooeres.

 

Burgomaster SharonBURGOMASTER, Sharon Elizabeth - (Longtime Educator and Retired School Principal with the Trillium Lakelands District School Board, Member of the Millbrook Community Choir) -

Passed away at Peterborough Regional Health Centre after a lengthy illness surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, December 8, 2016 in her 73rd year.

Sharon, beloved wife of 50 years to Don. Loving and devoted mother of Steven and his wife Helen, and Heather Burgomaster. Cherished Grandmother of Wyatt, Trent, and Tyler.

 

Badham JohnBADHAM, John - On Thursday, December 8th, 2016, in his 80th year, the great pipes of broadcasting legend John Badham went peacefully silent.

John was surrounded by his loving wife Dorothy and family at the Peterborough Regional Hospital Palliative Care (PRHC) unit.

John Badham's 60-year career began in Saskatchewan and spanned throughout Canada. He was often remembered for his energetic play-by-play of CFL football and was seen and heard these past 18 years hosting broadcasts on CHEX TV and Kruz Radio, the howl of the wolf on 101.5 Wolf FM.

Through his news show "Strictly Personal", he became known for his colourful and sometimes controversial news reports and interviews.

 

Lillico RuthLILLICO, Ruth Madeline - At the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on December 8, 2016 in her 92nd year.

Beloved wife of James B. Lillico Q.C. and the late Donald N. McIntyre, Ralph O. Standish Q.C.

Dear mother of James McIntyre (Cindy) and the late Ian McIntyre. Stepmother of David Lillico (Barbara), Peter Lillico and Nancy McCarton (Michael) and their families.

Grandmother of Jamie Jr. (Jess) and Greg (Dana) and great-grandmother of Daniel, Ella, Lucas, Nathan and Anna. Sister of the late Leslie Sage and Stewart Sage.

 

YOUNG, Dennis Robert - Passed away peacefully at age 80 years after a brief illness.

Denny taught at Crestwood S.S. for 27 years and was an avid boater.

Denny is survived by his loving wife Roberta (Little) and sister Sylvia (Frost).

 

WALDRON, James Egbert 'Jim' - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of James E. Waldron (68) on December 8, 2016. Jim passed away peacefully at the Peterborough Hospital surrounded by family and friends.

Survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Linda, and devoted father of Scott (John) and Susie (Kate). Predeceased by parents Edith (Lake) and Egbert, two sisters, Judy and Jewel (Chute). Greatly missed by brothers Joe (Liz), Jeff and Jerry (Kim).

Born and raised in the Eastern Townships, Jim attended Cookshire High School excelling in sports and making lifelong friends. Jim’s career started with Bell Canada in Montreal followed by thirty plus years with the Bank of Montreal. His health and early Toronto retirement led to a move from Whitby to a fulfilling lifestyle of fishing, wood working, helping others and enjoying the company of family and friends at Rice Lake.

 

WEBBER, Vera W. – At Caressant Care Nursing Home, Marmora on Wednesday, December 7, 2016, Vera Webber (nee McFall), formerly of R.R. #3 Havelock, in her 99th year.

Wife of the late Robert Webber.

Dear mother of Rae Webber and Bernice Outingdyke, both of Havelock, Eric Webber of Marmora and the late Winston, Harold and Cecil. Survived by her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Predeceased by one grandson Sean and great-grandson Joey.

 

Cannon GerryCANNON, Samuel Joseph Gerald 'Gerry' - Passed away peacefully at the P.R.H.C. on Wednesday, December 7th, 2016, in his 83rd year.

Beloved husband of Lorene and loving father of Sharon, Darlene, Sandra, Rosie, and Jason.

Leaves behind numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.