Obituaries & Tributes

HOPKINS, James Edward

Passed away on Saturday, July 19th, 2014.

James Edward 'Hoppy' Hopkins 1944 - 2014 Entered into rest on Sat July 19 2014. He is survived by 2 children, Dave(Diane) and Dawne(Kevin), 5 Grandchildren and 2 Great Grandchildren. Brother Allan and sister Nancy. Predeceased by Father Murray and Mother Violet (Page). Rest in Peace Jim 'Be Hoppy'

DWIGHT, William Albert

Passed away on Wednesday, July 16th, 2014.

DWIGHT, William Albert John “Bill”, husband of Marlene Smith Dwight of Kirkfield, Father of Shannon Michell Smith of Peterborough, and June Maillet of Oshawa, brother of Debbie Kellett of Ajax and Judy of Toronto. Uncle to Melissa and Robbie Kellett of Ajax. Son of the late Phyllis Banks Dwight and William Dwight. Peacefully at Ross Memorial Hospital Lindsay, on Wednesday July 16, 2014.

HUDGINS, William Stanley

Passed away on Sunday, July 6th, 2014.

HUDGINS, William (Bill) Stanley – April 9th 1941 – July 6th 2014 – Passed away peacefully with family at his bedside after a long illness. He will be missed by his loving wife Jean (knee: Castle), William Jr. (Son), Kristine (Daughter-in-law), Karon (Daughter), predeceased by Keith (Son), 10 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and all extended family.

NICHOLSON, George Thomas

Passed away on Monday, June 30th, 2014.

NICHOLSON, George Thomas – peacefully crossed home plate at home on Monday June 30th, 2014 at the age of 81. Beloved husband of Lynne for 45 years. Much loved father of Cheryl Crone (Mark) and Neil (Carrie-Anne). Loving papa of Danielle, Jack and Daryn. Brother of Elsie McLellan (Jim), Mary Penton (Larry), Janet MacCormack (Glenn) and Lorne Nicholson (Gayle). Predeceased by siblings, Neil, Bill and Warren “Bozo”. Fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, family and friends.

PENFOLD nee: Scott, Beatrice Eileen "Bea"

Passed away on Monday, June 30th, 2014.

PENFOLD nee: Scott, Beatrice Eileen – May 4th 1925 – June 30th 2014 – suddenly but peacefully Bea passed away in her sleep while vacationing at her Gore’s Landing home. Loving and supportive wife to Arthur (deceased 1985) since 1944. Devoted mother to her 8 children, Laura Button, Jacqueline (Alton) DeRoy, Wayne (Gail) Penfold, Dave (deceased 2005), Ed (Brenda) Penfold, Catherine (Tony) Thompson, Tom (Deb) Penfold and Paul (Jackie) Penfold. Survived by 14 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Nana Bea to a great number of friends. She enriched every life she touched and will be sadly missed by all.

ROBBINS, Robert Lawrence

Passed away on Saturday, June 28th, 2014.

ROBBINS, Robert Lawrence – suddenly in Kenora ON, on Saturday June 28, 2014 at the age of 53. Dearly loved son of Audrey Fisher (the late Jon) and the late William Robbins. Loving brother of William “Barrel” Robbins (Dianna) of Cobourg. Predeceased by brother Jim. Dear uncle of Brittany of Kentucky and great uncle of James. Step brother of Shalley (Kim) of Harwood, Jon (Janica) of Calgary and Roberta of Burlington. Nephew of Linda Scarborough (Bernie) of Calgary. Bobby will be sadly missed by his cousins, family and many friends.

SNOW, Doug "SNOWY"

Passed away on Wednesday, June 25th, 2014.

SNOW, Douglas “Snowy” – peacefully but unexpectedly at PRHC on Wednesday June 25, 2014 at the age of 69. Loving father of Tammy (Jonathan) Allen. Dear grandfather of Rose and Bobby. Snowy will be fondly remembered by his many cousins, friends, teammates and players he coached.

FALLIS, Robert John

Passed away on Sunday, June 22nd, 2014.

FALLIS, Robert John – unexpectedly at his residence in Omemee on Sunday June 22, 2014 at the age of 50. Robert was the dear son of Lois Fallis and the Late Leo Fallis of Millbrook. Brother of Cheryl Fallis also of Millbrook. Fondly remembered by his aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family. He will be sadly missed by his dear friend John.

SMITH nee: McGuire, Patricia Ann

Passed away on Sunday, June 22nd, 2014.

Smith, Patricia Ann (nee McGuire) January 3rd, 1959 – June 22nd, 2014 Patricia Ann Smith, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend, passed away on June 22nd, 2014 peacefully at the age of 55 in her home surrounded by family after a brief struggle with cancer. Daughter of William and Bette Jean McGuire (deceased), sister to Paul (deceased) and Joanne. Growing up in Toronto, Patty spent her early years involved in athletics and she loved being in the outdoors at her family cottage. She spent over 30 years working in the banking industry committed to helping her clients. She moved to Bethany to raise her children in this wonderful community and she continued helping others while volunteering in organizations like the Children’s Aid Society. Patty is survived by her husband of 35 years, Anthony Smith and her children; Jacqueline (Ryan) Bresee, Shannon (Trevor) Kuypers and Kyle (Katie) Smith. Patty will also be remembered with love by her four grandchildren; Alexander, Benjamin, Gwendolyn and Abigail.

BROWN nee: Keeting, Rita Anne

Passed away on Friday, June 20th, 2014.

an obituary notice will be posted shortly

LEITCH, Robert John

Passed away on Friday, June 20th, 2014.

LEITCH, Robert, passed away peacefully at 7am Friday June 20th 2014. . He suffered for the past 3 years with numerous illnesses, but it was ultimately the cancer that took him. Brother in law of Robert Hunt and brother this late sister. Room mate and friend of Ernie. He was like a big brother to Sue Dewan... family is not always blood and he proved that to me every day.

AMODEO nee: Davis, Margaret Delores

Passed away on Thursday, June 19th, 2014.

MARGARET DELORES AMODEO NEE DAVIS BELOVED WIFE OF SAM AMODEO PASSED AWAY PEACEFULLY AT THE LAKERIDGE HEALTH FACILITY IN HER 74TH YEAR LOVING MOTHER OF GEORGE, SAMMY,KEVIN MICHAEL, PAUL AND JOEY LOVING SISTER TO KATHLEEN TO THE LATE JAMES, TO THE LATE BUDDY, TO THE LATE CECILIA, TO THE LATE PAT.AND TO THE LATE LAWRENCE. HAPPILY REMEMBERED BY NINE GRANDCHILDREN ERIC, COLIN, JULIA, MEGAN, LUKE, ANTHONY, TANNER AND ALYSSA, AND BABY BETHANY. BELOVED DAUGHTER OF THE LATE GEORGE AND MARGARET DAVIS.

SIMPSON, Paul Wayne

Passed away on Sunday, June 15th, 2014.

Paul Wayne Simpson, passed at his residence in Alderville at the age of 62. He will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by his family and friends.

HABER, Jibbron George

Passed away on Wednesday, June 11th, 2014.

HABER, Jibbron George – passed away quietly at Extendicare Port Hope on June 11, 2014 at the age of 87. Beloved husband of Lilla. Dear father of Horace (Diane) Haber of Bracebridge, Pat (Greg) LeClair of Millbrook and Nemur (Ana) Haber of Mississauga. Predeceased by son’s Kamal and Owen. Very proud grandfather of Nicole, Paul (Tiffany), Susan, Dana, Stacey,Jessica, Justin, Joshua, the late Ryan, Jordan, Shawn, Ryan, Johnathan, Roger, Ian and Trudi, along with many great grandchildren. Survived by siblings, Venice, Laurice, Angel, Gloria, Maurice and Nadia. Predeceased by siblings Fohad, Esmin, Eddie and Remone.

SHELDON, Graham

Passed away on Saturday, June 7th, 2014.

SHELDON, Graham – suddenly but peacefully at home on Saturday June 7, 2014 at the age of 56. Son of the late George and Jean Sheldon. Dear brother of Jackie (Michael) Comtois. Uncle of Stephen (Karen) Comtois, Christina (Ryan) Jones and predeceased by Michael Ryan Comtois. Great uncle of Megan and Jack. Sadly missed by his many friends at Community Living Peterborough.

WATT, Gertrude Agnes

Passed away on Friday, June 6th, 2014.

Mrs. Watt passed peacefully at Fenelon Court, Fenelon Falls on Friday June 6, 2014. Dear mother of Ron and Steve.

OWEN, Mervyn Francis "Merve" "BigFoot"

Passed away on Thursday, June 5th, 2014.

OWEN, Mervyn Francis – Member Royal Canadian Legion Branch #402 Millbrook, Ontario Regiment Oshawa, Retired G.M. employee “Big Foot”, with courage at PRHC, surrounded by his loving family on Thursday June 5, 2014 at the age of 85. Predeceased by his beloved wife Helen (2007). Cherished father of Linda (Ted) Luhtala, Ray (Heather) Owen and Marjorie (Glen) Nicholson. Much loved grandfather of 6 grandchildren and several great grandchildren. Brother of Muriel (John) Colley and the late Bernard. Brother in law of Thelma Owen and Marie MacDonald. Merve will be fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews many friends and comrades.

STEWART nee: Patterson, Julia Emily

Passed away on Thursday, June 5th, 2014.

Peacefully at her residence in Cobourg on June 5, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Finley Alexander Stewart.

O'BRIEN, Donald Martin

Passed away on Monday, June 2nd, 2014.

O'BRIEN, Donald Martin-Passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Monday June 2nd 2014 in his 62nd year. Son of Marie and the late Martin O'Brien. Father of Christopher (jordan), Jeffrey (Bia), Derrick (Tricia), Gregory (Celeste). Grandfather of Nadea, Ethan, Lincoln, Chelsea and Caitlyn. Brother of Sharon Cooper (Eric), Darlene Sullivan (Mike), Francis, George (Sheila), Mike (Maureen), Jim, and Rita (Mike).

GREER nee: Howson, Betty Joan

Passed away on Monday, May 26th, 2014.

Betty Joan Greer May 4 1931 – May 26 2014 Passed Monday at home surronded by the love of her family. It was a beautiful summer-like day.....the glorious green countryside and Betty's beautiful garden's swelling with an abundance of bloom and fragrance. After a courageous battle, Betty is free of her worn,unwell body......now healed, restored, and joyful. Joined again with her beloved husband Bob of 60 years....What a joy filled reunion that must have been! She will be dearly missed by her children Jerry(Toronto), Lynn, Patricia(Mexico), treasured daughter-in-law Sonja and cherished grandaughters Shelby and Kendra of whom she was very proud. Survived by her beloved sister, Helen Pitts and sister-in-law, Doreen Greer. Predeceased by brother Bill Howson, brother-in-laws John Greer, Ralph Greer, Carl Pitts, sister-in-laws Margaret Greer and Betty Howson. Also Betty will be greatly missed by nephews, nieces, many friends and community members. Betty Joan was gifted, intelligent, beautiful, classy, industrious...a gracious woman...loved by all who knew her. She loved her family and valued her many friends. A person who embraced life, made it happen....and along with her husband, lived it to the fullest.....always involved, giving and never shrinking back from the difficulty or task at hand. She was to us, her family, an amazing role model whom we admired and loved.

CHRISTIE, James

Passed away on Tuesday, May 20th, 2014.

CHRISTIE, James “Jim” – passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at N.H.H. on Tuesday, May 20th 2014 at the age of 71. Beloved husband of Kay for 48 years. Dear father of Pam (Paul) Stevenson and Leslie (Jim) Murray. Proud and cherished Granda of Kirsti, Kayleen, Bowen and Dash. Jim will be sadly missed by his siblings, their families, extended family and friends.

LIU, Tung-Fang

Passed away on Tuesday, May 20th, 2014.

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Tung-Fang “Louis” Liu on May 20, 2014 at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre after a long fight with lung disease at the age of 64. Known as “Yoshi” by his parents Liu Long-Biao and Kikuno Miura, and brothers Liu Jer-fu and Liu Fu-tong. He is the youngest of three children. Tung-Fang was born in Taipei, Taiwan where he spent half of his life. He has also lived in California, St. Laurent, Quebec, Oakville, Lakefield, and Millbrook, Ontario. Loving husband of Ying-Shing (Diana) Gau, beloved father of Karen Jia-Huey Liu-Crosby and Jenny Liu Jia-Yun Bowley and father-in-law of Philip John Crosby and Blake William Bowley. Also known as “Agong” (Grandpa) he will be missed by his grand-daughters Noelle, Sofia and Elora Bowley, and grandson Elijah Crosby. We would like to extend our gratitude to the Community Care Millbrook volunteers and also the staff at IDA Millbrook who have served our father with such kindness. We love you and will treasure the time that we spent with you forever. May you rest in peace Baba and God be with you `til we meet again.

HICKMAN nee: Angel, Peggy, Mable

Passed away on Monday, May 19th, 2014.

obituary details to be posted shortly.

HOGG, Earl, George

Passed away on Sunday, May 18th, 2014.

HOGG, Earl George succumbed to a battle with cancer and passed peacefully in the presence of family, Sunday 18 May 2014 in his 77th year at the Northumberland Hills Hospital (NHH), Cobourg. Earl, son of Ella and Raymond Hogg (deceased), is mourned by his beloved wife Audrey (nee Brisbin), son Robert (June) of Shelburne ON, son Kelly (Kim) of Nepean On, and proud grandchildren Alexandria and Andrew. He will be sadly missed by his sister Marjorie (Bill) Staples, close sisters-in-law Lorna Brisbin, Madeline (Barrie) Gilbertson, Shirlee Fredericks, Rusty (Bill) Brisbin, and brothers-in-law Maurice(Helen) Pursey and Betty Gray, Paul (Dorothy) Segui, John(Anna) Segui, and lovingly remembered for his unique sense of humour by the numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers-in-law Bill (Marjorie) Staples, Bill (Rusty) Brisbin, and sisters-in-law, Helen (Maurice) Pursey, Dorothy (Paul) Segui, and Anna (John) Segui.

HOLLAND, Durelle

Passed away on Saturday, May 17th, 2014.

Durelle passed quietly at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville in the afternoon of Saturday May 17th. Durelle will be sadly missed by her husband Frederick of Willmot Creek. Survived by her children and grandchildren.

LAMBSHEAD, John Lewis

Passed away on Saturday, May 17th, 2014.

John passed peacefully with his family by his bedside at the Palliative Care Unit of Haliburton Hospital. Sadly missed by his brother Jim and his family and friends.

GALLANT, James

Passed away on Thursday, May 1st, 2014.

GALLANT, James E. peacefully passed on Thursday May 1st, 2014 at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg. Beloved husband of the late Lois B. Gallant. Survived by long time partner Ruth Gouin. Loving father of Belinda Sherwin (Brad), Ken Gallant (Adele) and Joe Gallant (Mary Anne). Grandfather of Christopher Sherwin (Kelly), Alisha Gallant (Aaron), Danielle Roberts nee: Sherwin (Dan), Scott Gallant, Alexandra Gallant and Jacob Gallant. Great grandfather of Aidan Sherwin.

MEIKLE, William

Passed away on Thursday, May 1st, 2014.

MEIKLE, William “Bill” – went to be with his Lord and Saviour on Thursday May 1, 2014, in his 81st year. Dearly loved husband to Catherine for 58 years. Loving father of Barbara (Peter), David (Marilyn) and Kimberly. Dearest Papa to Catherine (Kevin), William, Shane, Jesse, Charlie and Jamze. Great grampa to Owen William. Fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, family and friends.

DAVIS, Bernard Thomas

Passed away on Wednesday, April 30th, 2014.

DAVIS, Bernard Thomas “Berndog” – passed away peacefully with his family by his side at PRHC on Wednesday April 30, 2104 at the age of 65. Predeceased by his parents Everett and Evelyn Davis. Loving father of Christina Davis (Jamie), Brock (Rhonda) and Andrew (Jennifer). Dear grandfather of Jessica, Madison, Chase, Conner, Curtis, Ethan and Sophie. Brother of Jack, Steve and Doris Lowrey and the late Eric and Arlene Newman. Fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, family and many friends.

BLAKE, Dorothy

Passed away on Monday, April 28th, 2014.

BLAKE, Dorothy “Barbara” – peacefully at Ross Memorial Hospital on Monday April 28 in her 74th year. Beloved wife of Don for 53 years. Loving mother of Lorrie Everitt (Peter) and Ted (Carey). Dear grandmother of Donny, Anmarey (Peter), Haley and Robyn. Great grandmother of Dante, Ethan and Lucas. Barb will be fondly remembered by her brother Gib Handson, nieces, nephews, family and friends.

FERGUSON, Wayne Lamont

Passed away on Thursday, April 24th, 2014.

Ferguson, Wayne Lamont November 30th 1946 to April 21st 2014 Passed away suddenly at home April 22, 2014. In his 68th year. Beloved son of the late Georgina Sadie (nee Beckerson) Ferguson and the late Robert Ferguson. Dearly beloved father of Scott (Kim) and Christopher (deceased). Dear brother to Don Ferguson (Evelyn) and Carole Foster (Tom deceased). Grandfather to Shaun, Connor, Leanne and Stephan (deceased). Remembered by Dale Ann. Wayne will be missed by all of his many family, friends, nieces and nephews. May you fly with the Angels, Wayne, and find true and loving peace.

PLEWES, Marsha Ruth

Passed away on Thursday, April 24th, 2014.

PLEWES, Marsha – With profound sadness, we announce the passing of Marsha Plewes on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at the age of 77 at her home in Peterborough. Predeceased by her husband Bill, Marsha was a much-loved mother of Chris Plewes (Jennifer), Catherine MacLeod (Ian), Andrew Plewes (Philip) and Allison Plewes, and a deeply proud grandmother to Avery, Caitlin, Ethan, Meghan, Emily, Avrel and Liam.

HIE, Roger

Passed away on Monday, April 21st, 2014.

Passed away suddenly at home on April 21, 2014. In his 67th year. Son of the late Clifford & Edith Hie. Beloved partner and best friend of Miriam Riley, Dear father of Scott (Lisa) and Susan (Sarah). Caring father & friend of Brett (Kellie) Dan (Nancy). Brother of Carmen and Doug Hie, Reg McBride (Ann) and the late Marjorie White. Grandfather of Samantha (Greg) Tommy (Amanda), and Kristen. Special Poppa of Jayden and Jensen. Great Poppa of Luke, Lane, Elise and Blake. Roger will be sadly missed by all his many family, friends, nieces & nephews.

DOYLE, Flora "Linda" Marie

Passed away on Sunday, April 20th, 2014.

DOYLE, Flora Linda (nee Rouse), It is with great sadness that Linda's family announce her sudden passing on Sunday April 20, 2014 at the age of 66. Loving wife of John for 46 years and dear mother of James (Kamilla) and Tanya (Sean). Loving Nana to Mykenzie, Shelby, Layla, Jamieson, and Dylan. She leaves behind her brothers Doug (Carol), Gary, Bruce (Betty Ann) and her sister Elaine Hardman all of Wiarton. She also leaves behind many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Flora Muriel & Herbert Arthur Rouse and brothers Wayne and Martin and sister Cathleen.

STUART, John David

Passed away on Thursday, April 17th, 2014.

Stuart, John David – Passed away peacefully, at Leisureworld Caregiving Centre Muskoka, on Thursday, April 17, 2014. He is survived by Nida (nee McGivery) and his devoted companion Mary Merton. Loving father to Beverly and Heather (Peter), and grandfather to Jordan. The family would like to express their thanks to the staff at Leisureworld (Gravenhurst) for their exceptional care.

HIRCOCK-HARCORT, Ruth M.

Passed away on Wednesday, April 16th, 2014.

Ruth passed peacefullya t Northumberland Hills Hospital Cobourg on Wednesday April 16, 2014. She was aged 85 years. Ruth was sister to Roy Hircock of Baltimore. Ruth will be remembered by many as an accomplished actress and music director.

SCOTT, Wayne Anthony

Passed away on Monday, April 14th, 2014.

SCOTT, WAYNE (Wink, Tink) Passed away suddenly after a brief illness on April 14, 2014 at Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, Ontario. Wayne was the cherished son of William and Joan Scott (predeceased). Wayne will be sadly missed by his brothers Steve (Sandra), Ron (Allyson), Lee (Diane) and sisters Dawna (Mark) and Cindy-Lou (predeceased). Wayne will be fondly remembered by nieces, nephews, friends and Mable and Suzie (pet).

WHITAKER, Harry

Passed away on Saturday, April 12th, 2014.

Whitaker, Harry – On April 12th at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg in his 90th year. Loving husband of Leila. Beloved father of Darlene, Steven (Dinah), Wayne (Penny) and Wesley (Mari-Jo). Grandfather of Mark, Troy, Yvonne, Lindsay, Chad, Brooke, Trevor and Robbie. Great-Grandfather of Megan. Private family arrangements have been made. For those who wish, expressions of sympathy may be made to their charity of choice.

WELCOME, Mary

Passed away on Wednesday, April 9th, 2014.

Mary passed peacefully at Extendicare Port Hope. Loving mother of Eileen Simpson of Alderville.

ADAMS nee: Haensgen, Cathy Lynn

Passed away on Sunday, April 6th, 2014.

ADAMS, Cathy Lynn (nee: Haensgen) – On April 6th 2014, after a valiant effort to stay strong for the family she dearly loved, Cathy lost her two-year battle with ovarian cancer. Beloved wife of Gordon. Cherished mother of Caitlin. Cathy was the precious daughter of Delmer and Erline Haensgen and loving sister to the late Matthew Paul. Cathy’s family would like to thank everyone who were such wonderful help to her in her illness. Visiting nurses, Lakeridge Health Oshawa staff, her co-workers on 9Main, the dear friends at Hearth place, the kind friends in her condo complex and her special friends with whom she attended morning mass when she was able. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hearth Place if so desired. Condolences and donations may be made by visiting www.bensonfuneralhomes.com

PAHL, Guenter, Wolfgang

Passed away on Friday, April 4th, 2014.

At Providence health Care Scarborough, after a two year battle with prostate cancer Guenter passed peacefully on April 4th. A small intimate family gathering will be held in his honour. Hold him in your memories and remember the times that you spent with him, I know that’s what he would want most. Beloved father to Monica, son-in-law Erwin and grandson’s David and Daniel.

PURCELL, Graham

Passed away on Friday, April 4th, 2014.

Graham passed peacefully but unexpectedly on Friday April 4 at his residence in Oshawa.

BEASLEY, John Edwin William

Passed away on Tuesday, April 1st, 2014.

John Edwin William Beasley passed peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on April 1, 2014 at the age of 79. He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Theresa. He was a loving father who is sadly missed by his children and their spouses and partners, Jonathan and Leslie, Christopher and Rachel, Timothy, Tawni and Rob, Loy, Lisa and Jim, and Belinda, as well as his grandchildren, Chase, Christian, Lyssa, Jamie and Jillian. He is survived by his brother, Richard, sisters-in law, Marjatta and Stella and numerous nieces and nephews all over the world. He was born in Northampton, England in 1934, served in the Royal Air Force and then worked for the leather industry most of his life. He moved to the US in 1967 and then Canada in 1975, where he settled. He was a creative and warm-hearted man, who loved drawing, gardening, writing stories and being with his beloved family.

STURGESS, Shirley

Passed away on Tuesday, April 1st, 2014.

STURGESS, Shirley Faith (nee Robinson) passed away at Lakeridge Health Port Perry on Tuesday April 1, 2014 at the age of 90. She was predeceased by Ross, her husband of 52 years. She is sadly missed by her children Chris and his wife Mary of Caesarea, Cindi and her husband Tom of Ashburn, and Kim and her husband Wayne of Whitehorse, Yukon, her grandchildren Kristi, D'Arci and her husband Al, and MacKenzi Newman, and Jessica, Danya and her husband John, and Victoria Sturgess, and her great grandson Brayden to whom she was known as GG, and her sister-in-law Helen of Red Deer, Alberta and many nieces, nephews, and friends. She was born in Toronto to her parents Catherine and Frank on September 27, 1923. She had an older sister Thelma and a younger brother John. She joined the Navy during the second world war and worked decoding secret messages as a coder/decoder in the WRENs and traveled from coast to coast by train. She lived with her family for over 30 years in Fenelon Falls and worked as a bookkeeper for many of those years. She loved to travel by RV, train or automobile and by plane only when absolutely necessary. She enjoyed doing puzzles and writing poetry and stories.

GARLAND nee: Trick and Formerly Gallimore, Deborah Ann

Passed away on Tuesday, March 25th, 2014.

GARLAND, Deborah Ann nee: Trick and formerly Gallimore – suddenly at home with her loving husband David at her side on Tuesday March 25, 2014 at the age of 61. Daughter of Barb Hawkins and the late Harold Trick. Stepdaughter of Mel Hawkins. Dear mother of Dawn Koopmans (Jeff), Ryan Gallimore (Krista) and Brent Gallimore (Nicole). Loving grandmother of Delaney, Alexander, Madison, Jadyn, Landree, Connor and Wesley. Sister of Kim Turney (Dave) and Mark Trick (Wendy). Sadly missed by David’s children Laura and Paul and mother in law Joyce. Deborah will be fondly remembered by nieces, nephews, family and many friends.

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