Obituaries & Tributes

LARSSON, Jan Gunnar

Passed away on Tuesday, May 24th, 2016.

Jan Gunnar Larsson

Gothenburg, Sweden 7 October 1944 22:15 – Cobourg, Canada 24 May 2016 1:20

Jan Larsson passed away peacefully with family and friends. He is survived by his three children: Hans Larsson, Stig Larsson, Ingrid Larsson, eight grandchildren, and his three younger siblings in Sweden: Rolf, Kaisa, and Lena. He also leaves behind his step daughter Pamela Brittain and many friends throughout the world, including his two close friends Dora Burnie and Scott Dowle.

His life ended rather differently than he lived it since there were few times he could be described as "peaceful". Whether growing up exploring explosives as an adolescent, travelling around the world looking for new sights and parties as an adult, and developing his businesses, he sought all things on his terms. The Big Swede made quite an impression on many.

A reception to celebrate his life will be held this Sunday 29 May from 3pm – 6pm at the Port Hope Royal Canadian Legion 29A Thomas St. In lieu of flowers, any donations are requested to the Northumberland Human Society, in support of Jan’s love of animals. Funeral arrangements are provided by Benson Shields Funeral Home http://www.bensonfuneralhomes.com/obituaries.html.

MORTON (Formerly GARDINER), Audrey Elizabeth

Passed away on Monday, May 23rd, 2016.

MORTON; Audrey Elizabeth (formerly Gardiner – nee Armstrong) – After a brief illness on Monday, May 23, 2016 at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre at the age of 87. Audrey Morton was the beloved wife of the late Bert Henry Gardiner (1976) and Anson George Morton (2003). Loving mother of Linda Driscoll (Eric) of Stirling, Marlyn Gardiner-Dean (Dave Dean) of Carlisle, Keith Gardiner of Calgary and Step mother of Dorothy Cooper (Tom), Randy Morton of Cavan, Brian Morton of London, and Kevin Morton (Emma) of Cavan. Loved grandmother of Kreg Driscoll (Angie), Lisa Driscoll, April Gardiner, Robert Gardiner (Lisa), Aaron Morton and great grandmother of Blair, Ethan, Rylan, Wyatt Sierra, and Keagan. Dear sister to Ted (Janice) Armstrong and the late Murray (the late Helen) Armstong.

GALLAGHER, David M.

Passed away on Sunday, May 22nd, 2016.

After a long hard fought courageous battle with cancer, David is now resting in peace. On Sunday, May 22nd David’s battle ended in the Palliative Care Unit at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg. David was the loving son of Isabel Fraser and the late Gerard Gallagher. Cherished brother of Terri (Bob Noble), Karen (Clint Young), and Patrick (Elaine). Fondly remembered nephews, nieces, great-nephews, great-nieces, extended family and friends. David will also be missed by Marie Collins, Lily Linka and Glenda Blake & her family.

McDOWELL, Carole Dolores

Passed away on Monday, May 16th, 2016.

MCDOWELL; Carole Dolores ~ Passed away peacefully on May 16, 2016 at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville. Carole, in her 80th year, was the beloved wife of the late John McDowell. Loving mother of Charles (Tina), Thomas, and Edwin. Treasured grandmother of Vanessa, Heidi, Darcy, Isaac, Samuel, and Benjamin. Sister of Constance Redshaw, Betty Atkinson, James Lewis, the late Eileen Barkey, and the late Joe Lewis.

REDHEAD, Kathleen Mary

Passed away on Friday, May 13th, 2016.

Kay passed away peacefully at the age of 76 on May 13, 2016 at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg, ON. Beloved mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt, great-aunt, and ex-wife. Friend to many, near and far. Writer, teacher, translator, dancer, traveller, unrelenting optimist. We are heartbroken, but take solace in the knowledge that she is now at peace.

SKUCE, HIlda Jean

Passed away on Monday, May 9th, 2016.

Hilda Jean Skuce{ nee Howden} passed away peacefully on Monday, May 9, 2016 at Telfer Place Long Term Care, Paris, ON in her 98th year. Predeceased by her beloved husband of 70 years, Richard Skuce in December, 2015. Sadly missed by her son, Roy Skuce, daughter in law Ann Geary and grandson Andrew Skuce, all of Paris. Predeceased by her sister Oda Quigley, and brothers Ernest Howden and Clayton Howden. Survived by her sister in law, Edna Howden and many nieces and nephews. Hilda was a” bomb girl “ munitions inspector in the CGE plant in Peterborough during WW II. Hilda and Dick married in 1945, when he returned from overseas service and farmed in Omemee before moving to Peterborough in 1956. She was a housekeeper in residences of Trent University for many years. She and Dick moved to Telfer Place Retirement Home in Paris in 2007. A long and loving life. Many thanks for the compassionate care by Dr. Williams, and the staffs of Brantford General Hospital and Telfer Place Long Term Care.

WAKELING, Campbell "Cam" Arthur

Passed away on Saturday, May 7th, 2016.

Wakeling, Campbell Arthur
September 20, 1939 to May 7, 2016 - Cam Wakeling, formerly of Aurora and Niagara-on-the-Lake died peacefully at home in Belleville, ON after a short battle with cancer. He was born and raised in Windsor, ON to Percy and Evelyn (nee Bowman) Wakeling. Cam relocated to the GTA as a young adult and later "retired" to Niagara-on-the-Lake and eventually Belleville, ON. Cam was hard working and known for his entrepreneurial spirit. He owned and operated many different businesses in his lifetime. He loved flying private planes, travel, golden retrievers, and the Toronto Blue Jays. Quiet and reserved, spontaneous and fun loving, Cam was absolutely devoted to his wife and family: ensuring their happiness was his happiness. Cherished by his family, Cam is survived by his loving wife Diane (nee Harris); children Elizabeth (Sam), David and Melissa; grandchildren Jacob (Wanzelani) and Nathaniel (Chantal); Ethan, Jonathan (and their mother Jackie); and great-grandsons Kaleb and Oliver. With gratitude to family physician Dr. J. McPhail, Oncologist Dr. V. Kumar and Oncology Nurse Charity B. of the South Eastern Ontario Cancer Clinic for their compassionate care.

JOEL-REED, Doreen

Passed away on Sunday, May 1st, 2016.

JOEL-REED, DOREEN (nee Tye) - peacefully entered into the arms of Jesus in her sleep on Sunday, May 1, 2016 in her 95th year. Predeceased by her parents James and Nellie Tye. Beloved wife of the late Don Joel for 42 years, and the late Sam Reed for 14 years. Loving mother to Bette (Paul) Holder, Barbara Ireland, Don (Helen) Joel, and Bev (Tom) Moorhead. Cherished grandma to Matthew (Veronica) Holder, Joel (Karin) Holder, Angela Hudson, Christine (Howie) Walsh, Andrew (Tracey) Judd, Aaron (Stephanie) Judd, Benjamin Judd, Nathan Joel, Sarah Joel, Stephanie Cressman, Emma Cressman, Clare Moorhead, Liam Moorhead. Great grandma to Megan, Sarah, Nolan, Hailey, Jayden, Logan, Carter, Jason, Marshall, Norah. Sister to Ken (Dorothy) Tye, and predeceased by her sister Olive Strickland. Doreen expressed her love for Christ through her gift of music. She was an accomplished pianist who enjoyed leading congregational worship. The family would like to thank the wonderful staff of Springdale Manor for their love and care given to mom during her stay there.

DWYER, Florence Marie

Passed away on Monday, April 25th, 2016.

DWYER; Florence Marie ~ Peacefully on Monday, April 25, 2016 at her residence in Grafton, Ontario, at the age of 96. Florence Dwyer (nee Turner) was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Gerard Dwyer (1994). Loving mother of Paula Blick (Greg), Patrice Dwyer (the late Ted Cobb), Theresa Rees, Joseph (Freda), Nicole Dwyer, Michael (Mary-Jo), James, and Peter. Loved grandmother of Candace, Christopher, Jacqueline, Vanessa, Erin, Andrew, Elizabeth, Rhiannon, Alasdair, Sean, Stacy, Amanda, Alison, and Kyle and great grandmother of Lucas, Jacob, Abigail, Torrun, Gregory, Patrick, Oscar and Quinn.

DYER, Rev. Canon Walter John

Passed away on Thursday, April 14th, 2016.

DYER, Walter John Rev. Canon - Ordained with the Anglican Church of Canada for over 60 years, Paul Harris Fellow - peacefully with his family he loved by his side on Thursday April 14th, 2016 in his 97th year. Dearly beloved husband to Ina (née Robinson) for 71 years. Loving father to Alan (Susan) and Patricia Foskett (Stanley). Devoted grandfather of Phaedra Dyer-Morrison (T.J.), Patrick Benson (Rachel), Maura Dyer (Shawn) and Kendra Dyer (Matt). Proud great grandfather of George, Xander, Rory, Gabi, Colton, Madie, Brandon and Madison. Brother of the late Les. Survived by his sister in laws, June Kerr, Opal Murphy, Isobel Robinson and Beulah Robinson . Walter will be fondly remembered by his cousins in Canada and England and cousins of the “breakfast club”, many nieces, nephews, fellow Clergy, parishioners and many dear friends. From his years at the Brinton Carpet, Cavan General Store and the parishes of Creemore, St Margaret's in The Pines and the Parish of Cavan Manvers, Walter touched many lives. We can all find comfort now that he has gone to live in the presence of his faith that was so dear to him.

AITKEN, Muriel Helen

Passed away on Tuesday, April 12th, 2016.

AITKEN; Muriel Helen ~ Peacefully on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at the Northumberland Hills Hospital, at the age of 86. Muriel Aitken (nee Little) was the beloved spouse of Donald Smith and the late Eric James Aitken. Loving mother of Sandra Spencer (Chuck) and Diane Mourier (Steve Sanders). Loved grandmother of Lauren, Erin and Nicole Mourier and the late Linda Dawn Spencer. Fondly remembered by Mark Mourier. Sister of Norm Little (Shirley) and the late Jack, Cliff, Marj, Bob and Rene.

BURTON, Mary Margaret

Passed away on Sunday, April 10th, 2016.

Mary Margaret Burton
10 Sept 1937 - 10 Apr 2016

Passed peacefully in her home, surrounded by her family, daughter Denise Barrett, son Gregory Burton and her beloved husband of 55 years Bill. She battled cancer for two years with great strength and serenity.

Proud, cherished and much-loved grandmother of Emma and Victoria Barrett, and mother-in-law to Michael Barrett and Jacquelyn Zelding Burton.

A devoted nurse for 35 years; those in her care always spoke fondly of her kindness and compassion.


GREER, Joan Marlene

Passed away on Wednesday, April 6th, 2016.

GREER; Joan M. ~ After a brief illness on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 in her 80th year. Joan Greer (nee Burleigh) was the beloved wife for 63 years of Ken Greer. Loving mother of Charlotte Greer (Tony Militello) and with one of life’s twists, she joins her late son Sam, on what would have been his birthday, 25 years after his sudden death. Loved grandmother of Lucus (Sara), Jackson (Sarah), Leanna, Ben and Joe. Dear sister of James Burleigh (Solange) and the late John Burleigh (survived by his wife Chris) and the late June Green (the late Harold). Music was an important part of Joan’s life. She was an avid pianist and cherished being a long standing member of the Garden Hill United Church and Perrytown Anglican Church choirs. Joan and Ken where inseparable in all aspects of their life. Together they raised their family, ran the General Store and the Post Office in Campbellcroft, ON, side by side.

BOURQUE, Michel

Passed away on Monday, April 4th, 2016.

`When the heart weeps for what is has lost, the spirit laughs for what it has found.` Bourque, Michel J., B. Arch – Passed peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital on Monday, April 4th, 2016, on the morning of his 63rd birthday. Beloved partner of Mercedes Picot, loving brother to Nicole and Robert (Jacqueline Fortin), cherished stepdad to Alex Picot-Annand. He will also be missed by many caring friends and Bloomsgrove neighbours. Born in Sherbrooke, Qc., Michel was a gifted artist, music lover and gentle spirit. Devoted to the revitalization of the municipality of Port Hope where he was employed.

NEWELL, W. Gary

Passed away on Sunday, April 3rd, 2016.

NEWELL; Gary ~ After a courageous battle with cancer on Sunday, April 3, 2016 at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre. Gary Newell was the beloved brother of Grace Lodewyks (the late Peter), Kathy Armstrong (Charles) and the late Robert (survived by Laura). Gary will be remembered by many nieces, nephews and his god daughter Pietra Lodewyks.

HOLT, Doris

Passed away on Tuesday, March 29th, 2016.

HOLT, Doris ~ Passed away peacefully at Sunnycrest Nursing Home, Whitby on March 29, 2016. Doris, in her 80th year, was the beloved wife of Brian Holt for over 57 years. Loving mother of Daryl Holt (Denise). Doris will be missed by her extended family and friends.

GUIRY, Terrance Anthony

Passed away on Monday, March 28th, 2016.

GUIRY; Terrance Anthony (Terry) ~ Passed away suddenly at the Northumberland Hills Hospital with his family at his side on Monday, March 28, 2016. Terry was the son of the late James and Mary Guiry (nee Wilson). Beloved husband of Lillian Guiry (nee O’Connor). Cherished father of Michael of Japan, Rhonda Sorley of Brampton and Garrett of Cobourg. Loved Grandpa of Dylen Sorley of Brampton. Dear brother of Gordon (Jocelyne) of Quebec, Therese May (Barry) of Baltimore, and Carrol King of Cobourg. Predeceased by his sister Catherine Passmore and brother in law Gord King. Terry was dearly loved by many sister and brother in laws, nieces and nephews.

REEVES, Elenor

Passed away on Saturday, March 26th, 2016.

Elenor Reeves ~ On Saturday March 26th, 2016 at the age of 80, Elenor Edith Reeves (nee Belshaw), passed peacefully at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie surrounded by her family. She was born in Toronto at Women’s College Hospital. Elenor and her husband Bob, of almost 53 years, both grew up in Gravenhurst, and as a young couple moved to Toronto where they raised their children Karen (Larry Shields), Douglas (Jean Arnold) & John (Dorothee Keery), after which they retired to their hometown. Elenor was a proud Gramma to Lauren, Allyson, Jack & Kate, and they love her dearly. Elenor was predeceased by her parents Alex and Alice Belshaw, also long time residents of Gravenhurst and was the beloved sister of Betty (Gerry) Millar of White Rock B.C., Alex (Cecile) Belshaw both predeceased, and Ruth (Doug) Passmore of Hunstville. She was Auntie Elenor to 11 nieces and nephews, and will be sadly missed by her many dear friends. As a child, Elenor was asked by her teacher to name the 5 senses, to which she responded, “#1 a sense of humour”, and that sixth sense has served her well throughout her life. She will be remembered for her loving dedication to her family & friends. In memory of Elenor, her family would hope that you would do an unsolicited or unexpected act of kindness in her name.

SCOTT, Graham

Passed away on Saturday, March 26th, 2016.

SCOTT, Graham ~ Entered into rest at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on March 26, 2016 in his 66th year. Loving son of Don Scott and the late Gwen Scott. Cherished brother of Steve, Cameron (Lynn), Devon (John – predeceased), Lauren (Jim), and Martin. Graham will be remembered by his many nieces and nephews.

SELF, Betty Pearl

Passed away on Saturday, March 26th, 2016.

SELF; Betty Pearl (née Darling) ~ It is with great sadness that the Self family announces the passing of Betty on the 26th of March in her 61st year. The loving wife and best friend of Stuart Self. Proud mother of William (Christina), Elizabeth “Buffy” Johnston (Christian), and Stuart (Aline). Happily a Grandmother to Alexian and Hailey. Middle child of the late George and Viva Darling. Betty will be missed by sister-in-law Jean Darling (the late Bryon) and Marinka and their extended family, as well as Marlene Barry (Stan).

CLARK, Bonita

Passed away on Friday, March 25th, 2016.

CLARK, Bonita “Bonny” Rochelle (nee: Betz)- peacefully surrounded by her loving family at PRHC on Friday March 25, 2016 at the age of 75. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth H. Clark (2012). Much loved mother of Renee Todd (Cody), Shari Cummings (Terry), Stacy Clark- Alldread (Edward) and Tamara Clark-Kourousis (Fletch). Proud grandmother of Valerie, Lee, Justine Spence (Grayson), Dillan, Stephanie Corrigall (A.J.), Connor, Logan, Samantha, Georgia, Adam and Adrienne. Great grandmother of Alexander and Kaleb. Loving Sister of Tricia Betz. She will be fondly remembered by all of her nieces, nephews and many friends.

LITTLE, Arlene Patricia

Passed away on Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016.

LITTLE, Arlene Patricia ~ Passed away suddenly on Wednesday, March 23rd in Cobourg, Ontario. Arlene was the loving wife of Blair MacPhee. Cherished sister of Glen (Sheila), Robert (Mildred), Ted (Sylvia), the late George (Patricia), Leslie (Helen), Evelyn, Sheila, Ron, Brenda, Danny, and Brian (Debbie). Arlene had the most caring heart and she will be deeply missed by family and friends.

FLARO, Harold Edward

Passed away on Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016.

FLARO; Harold Edward Jr. “Hal” ~ It is with great sadness the Flaro family announces the passing of Hal on March 22, 2016 at the Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg. Hal, in his 64th year, was the loving and devoted husband to his wife Verena for over 26 years. Loving and proud father of Priscilla Holden (Jeremy) and Samara Flaro; Alexander Von Bun, Christopher Kramer (Nina), and Jennifer Kramer. Treasured Grampa to Jaeden Holden, Noah Holden, and Isabella Holden; Austin Flaro; Ella Von Syrett and Lily Von Syrett; Madeleine Kramer and Alessio Kramer. Beloved son of Harold and Elizabeth Flaro and brother to Jan Jeffrey (Paul), Steve Flaro (Arlene), Penny Flaro, Holly Huard (Ron), Curt Flaro (Marlene), Kevin Flaro, Angie Mazzocchi (Saverio), and Cathy Sellars (Ned). Fondly remembered by his many nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends. Hal’s kindness and generosity will never be forgotten, his smile could light up a room and we will greatly miss his sense of humour.

WAPLINGTON, Kathryn "Kay"

Passed away on Monday, March 21st, 2016.

WAPLINGTON; Kathryn (Hunt) ~ The family is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Kay on March 21, 2016 at Lakeridge Health, peacefully surrounded by her family. She was born May 27th, 1940 in Connellsville PA. Kay left her home town and moved to California to work for a large bank where she met her husband John (Bill). They eventually returned to his hometown of Toronto where she lived until she passed. Daughter of the late Thomas and Kathryn (Patterson) Hunt. Kay, in her 76th year, was the beloved wife of the late John William Waplington (2010). Beloved mother to William John Waplington and Michelle Wald and her husband Brandon. Treasured grandmother to Justin Waplington, Lauren and Leah Wald. Cherished sister of Mary Ellen Groff, Joanne Allison, Earl Hunt and sister-in-law to Florence Brune, William Bowers, Edna Hunt, and Darl Allison. Predeceased by brothers Thomas and Dennis Hunt and sister Marie Bowers. Kay will be deeply missed and fondly remembered by numerous niece’s, nephew’s and extended family. Kay was blessed to have had many wonderful friendships throughout her life. Special thank you to Patricia Aldcroft and Don Layzell, who were both instrumental in comforting her in her final days. We would like to give a special thank you to the staff at Lakeridge Health – Supportive Care and especially to Dr. Jeffrey Rothenstein for his kindness and gentle care of our mom.

LUMLEY, Nelson Gordon

Passed away on Friday, March 18th, 2016.

LUMLEY; Nelson Gordon ~ Peacefully, with family by his side Nelson lost his fight with cancer on Friday, March 18, 2016 at the Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg, he was only 18. Nelson Lumley was the beloved son of Kim Lumley (Les Adams) and Peter Lumley (Vicky Brown). Loving brother of Erin Lumley, and step brother of Vinny and Morgan Stanley . Loved grandson of Ken and Irene Jansen, Joyce Adams and Dorothy Ruttan and Grandpa Bob. Dear nephew of Brad Jansen (Sarah), Kenny Jansen (Ashley)and Pam. Cousin of Kaylie, Aiden, Avery, Andrew, Brock, Drayden and Emma Jansen, P.J., Wally and Amanda.

WEDGE, Hilda May

Passed away on Tuesday, March 15th, 2016.

Passed away on Tuesday March 15th 2016 Hilda May Wedge, 89, of Scarborough, Ontario, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on March 15th. Hilda beloved wife of Tanton (Joe) Wedge of almost 69 years, who passed away a week ago. Dad, always the gentleman, paving the way for Mom’s journey to reunite their love. Hilda leaves behind her four children, Susan (Don) Sampson, Sheila Fitz-Gerald, Danny, Patti (Brian) Janes, her dog Casesy, many grandchildren, great grandchildren, her very special nieces, nephews, and extended family. Hilda was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend to all. Hilda worked 30+ years for the Hudson Bay Company, she was an active member of the Royal Canadian Legion Br 614. Hilda was a wonderful mentor, a confidant, and so very insightful. Her favorite saying was when life gives you lemons, make lemonade; things were always simple with Mom, and never sugar coated. Hilda loved life, enjoyed her girlfriends and her clubs, a good hand of euchre, had a passion to travel, loved the “sport” of shopping and dancing, and their special place “The Ponderosa”, but most of all she loved Tanton. May you find your way back to one another, Rest in Peace; Your Love will never end, and you will never be forgotten.

SPEREMAN, Jaclyn Denise

Passed away on Monday, March 14th, 2016.

SPEREMAN; Jaclyn Denise (nee Vezina) ~ May 11, 1972 – March 14, 2016 ~ Peacefully with her family by her side at the Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on March 14, 2016. Jaclyn, at the age of 43 years old was the loving mother of Jordan (Brianne), Jason and Jacob. Nanny to Gavin. Daughter of Norma Langille (Wendell) and Robert Vezina. Sister of Jennifer (Kyle), Nikki (Jamie) and Angela (Bob). Beloved Auntie to Jillian and Cooper. Cousin to Shannon and remembered by Brad.

SCHWALM, Ryan Clayton

Passed away on Friday, March 11th, 2016.

SCHWALM; Clayton Ryan - 43, passed away suddenly on Friday, March 11th, 2016. He was the loving father to Jessica Schwalm, brother to the late Randy Schwalm, and devoted son to Bryce and Bonnie Schwalm. Ryan was a loyal friend, who loved and cared about so many. His heart was big, smile was infectious, and hugs were tight. He will truly live on through all of the lives he has touched and memories he has made.

WEDGE, Tanton Joseph

Passed away on Wednesday, March 9th, 2016.

Tanton Joseph (Joe) WEDGE, 88, of Scarborough, Ontario passed away peacefully on March 9th after a short illness at Scarborough General Hospital Joe is survived by his beloved wife Hilda of almost 69 years, daughter Susan (Don) Sampson, Sheila Fitzgerald, Danny Wedge, and Patti (Brian) Janes, many loving grandchildren, great grandchildren, his Dog Casey, nieces, nephews and extended family. Joe was a loving husband, father, grandfather and a friend to all. Joe was a WWII Vet, a retired Detective of Toronto Police Services, and an active member of the Royal Canadian Legion Br 614. Joe was an avid outdoorsmen, who enjoyed the sport of fishing and hunting at his special place; The Ponderosa. He enjoyed sharing his stories with his family and friends of the “Big Hunt” or the “Big Fish”. He shared with his family his wisdom and gave us the encouragement to appreciate the finer things life has to offer, and Joe’s finer thing was his “Flower Face”, his wife Hilda. A special thank you to Dr Allan Toguri for his care, his friendship, and support to our family.

HULCOOP, Barbara

Passed away on Saturday, March 5th, 2016.

HULCOOP, Barbara May nee: Clark – Member of Millbrook and District Lions Club, dedicated volunteer with the Trent International Program, talented artist and retired from the Finance Department of Trent University – peacefully at PRHC surrounded by her family on Saturday, March 5, 2016 in her 77th year. Beloved wife of the late Skip (2010). Dear mother of Lesley Hulcoop (Ross Polowin) and Darren (Lesley) and second mother to Kathy Heffer. Adoring grandmother of Erin, Jacob, Mikayla, Hudson, Robert and Shannon. Sister of Bev and Bruce Martin and Brad and Shelley Clark. Sister in law of Bob and Carol, the late Garry and Val, Ken and Gloria and the late Sharren. Barb will be fondly remembered by her nieces, nephews, her Galvin Bay Family and her many Trent International Students. Barb will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

DENIS, Brenda Ann

Passed away on Sunday, February 14th, 2016.

DENIS; Brenda Ann (nee Blick) ~ On Sunday, February 14, 2016 at the Lakeridge Health Centre, Oshawa, at the age of 63. Brenda Denis was the loved sister of Greg Blick and his wife Paula. Brenda will be fondly remembered by her nieces, and nephew Candace (Chris), Christopher (Heather), Jacqueline and Vanessa (Matt) and their families. Sadly missed by Iris, Anita and her friends at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Lindsay. Predeceased by her parents Robert and June Blick.

COLLEY, Leslie "Les"

Passed away on Saturday, February 13th, 2016.

COLLEY; Leslie ~ Suddenly on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at the Brampton Civic Hospital, at the age of 72. Les Colley, was the beloved partner of Shirley Cox. Loving father of Kimberly Vardy and her husband James, Craig and Mark. Loved grandfather of Emily and Rourke. Dear brother of Joan Porter and her husband Al, and the late Doug.

TRYON, David Harold

Passed away on Wednesday, February 10th, 2016.

TRYON, David H. (Long time employee of Ovaltine/United Canadian Malt) ~ Peacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Center surrounded by his family on Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 in his 75th year. Beloved husband of Judy (Booth). Loving father of Dianna Cottrell (Simon) and Angela Emerton. Much loved Grandpa and Poppa to Brittany, Danielle, Abby, John Luke, Logan and Lexie. Sadly missed by father in law Walter Booth. Predeceased by his Dad & Mom, brothers & sister and Mother in law Marie.

WHELPLEY, J. Robert

Passed away on Wednesday, February 10th, 2016.

WHELPLEY; J. Robert “Bob” ~ Peacefully at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 with his brother and sister by his side at the age of 67. Bob Whelpley, was the father of Jennifer and Jill. Dear brother of James, Barb Chenier, John and the late Jane. Predeceased by his parents James and Julia Whelpley.

VAN DAM, Faye Margaret

Passed away on Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016.

Van Dam; Faye Margaret (nee Buck) ~ Peacefully surrounded by her family, Faye has gone to be with her Lord on February, 2, 2016 at the Lakeridge Health Centre, Oshawa at the age of 68. Faye Van Dam was the beloved wife of the late George Van Dam. Loving mother of Chad (Adrianne), Lydia (Clare Teel) and Adam (Dallas). Devoted and proud grandmother of Harley, Brody, Austin, Kailyn and Nathan. Faye will be greatly missed by her siblings and the extended Buck and Van Dam families.

Smith, Gerald Arthur

Passed away on Sunday, January 31st, 2016.

SMITH; Gerald Arthur (A long standing member of the Alliston Community and will be remembered for his years of service at Len’s Barbershop) ~ Peacefully at the Golden Plough Lodge, Cobourg on Sunday, January 31, 2016 at the age of 80. Gerald Smith was the beloved husband of the late Lorraine Smith (nee Cummings). Loving father of Gerry (Mimi), Michael (Sofia), Cheryl Chamberlain (Tom) and Robert (Laurie Ann). Cherished grandfather of 11 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Dear brother of Herb (the late Betty), Gord (the late Mary) and predeceased by Helen McIntee (the late Walt), Dorothy Reid (the late Walter) and Len (the late Kay). Remembered by his sister in law Dorreen MacDonald (Julio).

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