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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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.
WARR, William Charles - Peacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Monday, February 20, 2017.
William, beloved husband of Yvonne (nee Bowen). Loving and devoted father of Debbie Baldwin (Gary), Susan Seabrooke (Brian) and Kevin (Liz).
Cherished Grandfather of Andrew (Nancy), Brad (Jess), Andrea, Breanne (Billy), Matthew (Amy) and Megan. Proud great-grandfather of Ellie, Avary, Emilia and Jude.
Dear brother of Mary (the late Al) and Rex (Pat). Predeceased by Zola, Herb (Gladys) and Bruce (June).
RUSHTON, Barbara Lilian - Peacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Center on February 20, 2017 in her 70th year with her family by her side.
Beloved husband of Bill. Loving mother of Kevin (Jodi) of Carleton Place and Lisa Rushton of Peterborough. Sadly missed by her granddaughter Ava.
Dear sister of Keith (Judy) Cameron. Also missed by her niece Lindsay Cameron and her nephew Joel (Dana) Cameron.
CORBETT, Albert Ernest - It is with great sadness that the family of Albert Corbett announces his passing in his 98th year at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on February 20, 2017.
Beloved husband of 71 years to Georgina Corbett (nee Stocks). Survived by children David (Brian), Raymond (Rachel) and Janice (Chris); grandchildren Renee (Travis), Steve (Melissa), Scott and Casey and great-grandchildren Ashton and Isla.
Predeceased by his parents Harry and Grace Corbett, his brothers Frank (Jeanne), Lloyd (Connie) and sister Edith Bacon (Doug). Also survived by many nieces and nephews.
FENTON, Murray Reid - (Retired Toronto Fire Captain – 35 years service, Community Living Toronto Staff -- 10 years service, Member Hastings Lions – instrumental in building the Riverside gazebo on Front Street, and former member Hastings Branch 106 Royal Canadian Legion) –
Passed away at Campbellford Memorial Hospital on Sunday, February 19, 2017, Murray Fenton of Hastings, in his 93rd year.
Beloved husband of Joyce (nee Foster) for over 71 years. Dear father of Heather Smith (Dave) of Pickering, Lynne Mullens (Wayne) of Louisiana and Hal Fenton (Marylee) of Toronto.`Big Poppa`of Leslie Rossan (Rick), Lindsay Smith and great-grandchildren Keegan and Kelvyn Rossan.
DAVY, Teresa Helen Helena - (1959 - 2017) - Passed away on Sunday February 19, 2017 at Extendicare Peterborough.
Dear mother of Clarence of Peterborough, Billie Jo of Port Rowan, Joseph of Alberta, Bobbie-Jo of Peterborough and step-mother of Holly (Ray) of Cavan, Brooke (Erin) of Cavan and Tara of Toronto. Loving grandmother of 9 grandchildren.
Loving daughter of the late Mary Davy and Chester Davy.
ALLEN, Neil Robert – It is with deep loss and heavy sadness that we announce the death of our foundation, Neil Robert Allen on Sunday, February 19th, 2017 at age 50 years.
He died doing what he loved the most, spending time with his family and friends. Whether it was clearing off a pond hockey rink, saddling up a horse, firing up the bbq, or driving the boat for another ride on the tube, he could be counted on. His love for his family will be his legacy.
Neil was the beloved husband of Lenore Allen (nee Young) for 25 years. Loving father of Amber (Giulio), Julie-lynn (predeceased), James (Aleigha), and Charlene.
DUNLOP, Douglas Fenton - (Retired Sales Representative with Colgate-Palmolive and World War II Overseas Army Veteran with the 48th Highlanders of Canada) -
Passed away peacefully at Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on Sunday, February 19, 2017 in his 95th year.
Beloved husband of the late Hannah Forbes Dunlop. Loving father of Craig (Lori), Richard (Lynn) and Steven.
Dear grandfather of Katelyn (Peter), Matthew (Stacey) and Jason (Nasem). Dear great grandfather of Alexis, Carter and Olivia; and Carter. Dear brother of Irvine (late Beatty). Longtime friend of Beryl Bonnar.
DENAULT, Allan James - (Retired GM Millwright) -
Surrounded by the love of his wife and devoted friends, after a valiant fight at Peterborough Regional Health Centre, Allan passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 19th, 2017, at 70 years of age.
Beloved husband, best friend, devoted partner in adventure, and the solid rock of Linda Denault (Turney-Phillips). Devoted stepdad of Joseph (Marie), Mark (Krista), and Daniel (Kayla), and dad of Todd and Kent. Cherished brother of Bob (Shirley), Raymond (Colleen), Sharon (Norman Griffith), and the late Gerry (Vina Denault-Schinkel).
Predeceased by his parents Eldemar and Florestine Denault (nee Jones).