Obituaries & Tributes

SWEET nee: Allen, Rosemary Pauline

Passed away on Sunday, September 14th, 2014.

SWEET , Rosemary (nee Allen) – Peacefully at home surrounded by family on September 14, 2014 in Cobourg, Ontario, in her 83rd year. Beloved wife of Donald Sweet. Loving mother of Paul and his wife Sherry, Peter and his wife Lynn and Patrick and his wife Alex. Proud Nanny of Katie, Nicholas (Taniya), Karen (Jon), Natalie (Corey), Justin, Sandy (Anna), Dalton, Cassidy and Megan.

McCREARY, Milburn William

Passed away on Saturday, September 13th, 2014.

McCreary, Milburn William – Passed away Saturday, September 13th, at PRHC with his family by his side. Mel is the loving husband of Patricia (Woodbeck) and the caring father of Bill, Bonnie (Richard) Nolasco and Cindy Beemer. He was the proud grandfather of Ryan, Sean, Kelly and Scott Beemer and Andrew Nolasco. Special friend of Meeghan Nolasco, Brent & Krystal, Paxton and Pierson Nolasco. Son of the late Stella and Bert McCreary, brother of the late Sheila (Dave)King. Son-in-law of the late Mabel and Harry Woodbeck. Brother-in-law to Bill Woodbeck, Marjorie (Earl) Gray, Keith Woodbeck, Frank (Marian) Woodbeck, Raymond (Phyllis) Woodbeck, Allan (Marie) Woodbeck, David Woodbeck , Randy (Dianna-Lynn) Woodbeck and the late Doreen Spry, Gertie Woodbeck, Catherine Woodbeck, Linda Woodbeck and Sandra Woodbeck. Our heartfelt thanks to the nursing staff and doctors of 4B at PRHC.

DAVIS, Dorothy Georgine

Passed away on Thursday, September 11th, 2014.

DAVIS, Dorothy Georgine (nee Montague) Dec. 14, 1939-Sept.11,2014 .Passed away peacefully surrounded by family, at her home in Cavan, ON., on Thursday September 11,2014. Survived by her husband of 56 years, Clifford Davis, son Alan & his wife Lucy of Oakville, son Michael & his wife Diane of Keswick, daughter Janet & her husband David of Guelph and daughter Wendy & her husband Brett of Cavan, ON. Nana will be greatly missed by grandchildren, Daniel, Devon, Laura, Riley, Sean, Jeffery, Keaton, Michelle, Julia & Olivia. A special thanks to Dr. Liston, Dr. Gillis-Doyle, Dr. Whiting and all of the Palliative Team , VON, Access and Nightingale Nursing for their compassionate care. Special thanks to all extended family and friends who have supported us through this difficult journey.

POUDRETTE, Marie "Darlene" Linda

Passed away on Tuesday, September 9th, 2014.

Darlene passed peacefully after her battle with cancer at Northumberland Hills Palliative Care on Tuesday, September 9, 2014.

MARKLE, Vivienne

Passed away on Thursday, September 4th, 2014.

Vivienne Leonora Markle We are sad to announce the passing of our dear sister and friend Vivienne Leonora Markle, fondly known as Auntie Viv, at Northumberland Hills Hospital on September 4, 2014 (Born Feb 21, 1947). Predeceased by her parents Donald F. and Rita M. Markle. She is the beloved Sister to Timothy (Jackie) Markle, Virginia Markle and Nora Jane (Robert) Henke and cherished aunt to all of her nieces and nephews. She will always be remembered for her kindness, compassion and her love for her family and friends.

RANDALL nee: Ives, Elizabeth Helen

Passed away on Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014.

Randall, Elizabeth Helen (December 3, 1913 to September 3, 2014)- Passed away peacefully Wednesday, after a long healthy life, at Regency Manor in Port Hope. Pre-deceased by her husband of over 40 years Frederick, daughter Patricia Ann & her husband Thomas Gratton, of Cobourg. Also pre-deceased in the United Kingdom by parents James & Clara Ives, brothers William & Frederick, sisters Mary Phillips & Bett Bonner. Nan will be greatly missed by grandchildren, Paul and his wife Tara Gratton, Sharon and her husband Brad Harvey, her great grandchildren Avery & Brooke Gratton, and many of her and our friends, including the May family. Nell will be missed by Hazel, Christine and many other family and friends overseas. It would be hard to imagine that anyone in their lifetime again will witness what she has seen with the world in the last 100 years. A special thanks to all of her extended family of the past 3 years at Regency Manor.

TINNEY, nee: Armstrong, Clara Esther

Passed away on Monday, August 25th, 2014.

TINNEY, Esther-(nee Armstrong)- It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our mother on August 25, 2014 in her 87th year. Esther was born April 6, 1928 at the Millbrook hospital to Herbert and Sarah (MacDonald) Armstrong. The youngest of seven children she is predeceased by her brothers Gordon, Norman, Roderick and Alexander, sisters Margret and Mary . She loved her hometown of Millbrook, but what she loved most was sharing stories of her school years, her brothers during the war and her early days of working for the Toronto Dominion Bank. She married John Tinney from Cavan and lead a busy life raising seven children. She loved each one of us freely and welcomed every grandchild into her heart. We her family were her pride and joy. She will be dearly missed by many loved family members and friends. Remembering her with love are her children Margaret, Jane (Chris), Kathryn (Vincent), Stephen, Richard and Paul (Carolyn). Predeceased by son Gordon, (1999). Missing her are her grandchildren Mark, Catherine, Andrea (Brett), Ian, Eric, Alex, Colin, Jackson and Victoria. Mother was aware of her loved ones who had left before her and was looking forward to meeting with them again.

HING, Katherine Dolores

Passed away on Saturday, August 16th, 2014.

HING, Katherine Dolores “Kathy” – peacefully at PRHC Palliative Care on Saturday August 16, 2014 at the age of 51. Loving mother of Zachaury Kinsman and the late Brendan Hing. Grandmother of Kiera and Dominic. Sister of Robert Ramsami and Richard Ramsami. Remembered by Zachaury’s father, Clarke Kinsman, grandmother Adrienne and his Aunts and Uncles, Bill and Shelly Manley and Cheryl and David Gordon and families. Kathy had many friends in the Millbrook area and will be sadly missed.

McMahon, Beatrice Elizabeth Anne

Passed away on Friday, August 15th, 2014.

McMAHON, Beatrice Elizabeth Anne 'Bea' (Fallis) - former owner of The Seven Seas Shop (Cobourg) Ltd.; past member of the Northumberland Orchestra and the North York Symphony. After a life well lived, Bea passed away quietly on Friday, August 15, 2014 in her 92nd year. Predeceased by her husband, Melville, sister Hannah (Nan) Shannon and brothers David Fallis and Kenneth Fallis.

MERCER, Barbara Marion

Passed away on Friday, August 15th, 2014.

Mercer, Barbara Marion, peacefully at Community Nursing Home, Port Hope on Friday August 15, 2014 at the age of 73. Dear mother to Kathy (Peter)Sherman and Randy (Brandy) Mercer, dear grandmother to Curtis and Barbara Hackney, Lesley Sherman, Sarah (Rob) Sherman, P.J. Sherman, Nicholas, Elizabeth and Victoria Mercer, great grandmother to Cassidy, Macie, Zakary, Kaylee and Mason. She will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by her family and friends.


Passed away on Wednesday, August 13th, 2014.

Brownridge, Allen (Thomas) (April 3, 1941 - August 13, 2014) – We are sad to announce the sudden passing of Allen (Al) Brownridge of Bailieboro, Ontario formerly of Milton, Ontario. Loving husband and best friend of Shirley (Muma). Predeceased by his sister Doris McNabb (John)and brother Ward (Betty) Brownridge. Dear step-father of Janet (Brian Bontekoe), Christine, Heather (Steve Pudsey), and Gord (Helen) Robertson. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Quinn, Cameron, Cole and Jared. Remember by his brothers-in-law Spence (Bernice) Muma, Alan (Sandie) Muma and his sister-in-law Debbie (Brian) Doyle and their families. Allen will also be greatly missed by his nieces, nephews, their families and his many friends both in the Peterborough area and Milton. Al was a former member of the Millbrook Lions Club and worked for the Milton Curling Club. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke, or Scleroderma Society of Ontario would be appreciated.

LARMER, Raymond William "RAY"

Passed away on Tuesday, August 12th, 2014.

LARMER, Raymond “Ray” – peacefully at PRHC Palliative care on Tuesday August 12, 2014 at the age of 65. Ray is predeceased by his common law partner, Annie Peciak whom he spent 21 years with. She passed away 15 years ago. He loved her dearly. They are together now. Sadly missed by his step children Sara Hay (Brian), Tina Alldred (Keith), Diane Alldread (Michael) and John Peciak (Jani). Fondly remembered by his grandchildren, Eric Hay, Jordan Alldred, Alisha Ferrel (Randy) ,Dwayne Alldread (Christal), Jenna Peciak and Kayla Peciak and his sister Elenor Fitch and her husband Bill. Nieces and nephews, Shelia Fitch, Larry Fitch (Angie),Greg Fitch (Denise)Amanda, Fred, Holly, Aidan, Ava, Abigail, Brooklyn, Jesse, Kritan, Tyler, Matthew, Brianna and Josh. Ray was best friend to Larry Arnt and dear friend of Cindi Zwicker. There are many more and too many to list here but you know who you are. Ray Larmer had a wonderful personality and met friends everywhere he went. He grew up in Mount Pleasant. He met the love of his life Annie Peciak and moved to Pontypool. He was a meat butcher for many years. He enjoyed his farming days raising chickens and turkeys and saving abused animals and nursing them back to health. He loved to fish and spent 8 years living at a trout farm. He organized tours and taught young and old how to fish. He liked restoring old firearms and had a knack for detail. Ray was always building things and enjoyed gardening. Last but not least he loved to dance in his cowboy boots and wear his cowboy hat. He was always smiling. Ray spent the last and happiest 6 years of his life in community housing in Omemee. He lost his battle with cancer. He passed away Tuesday August 12th at the age of 65. We miss him terribly and know he is in a much better place. He is free now and go can anywhere he wants to. Our lives a forever altered from the loss of Ray. May he rest in peace.

HAMILTON, Robert Bruce

Passed away on Sunday, August 10th, 2014.

HAMILTON, ROBERT BRUCE -Surrounded by the love and support of his family, Bruce passed away on August 10th, 2014 after a brief illness. Predeceased by parents Doreen (nee Harrison) & Nelson Eric Hamilton, survived by his high-school sweetheart wife of 41 years Marcella (nee Hengeveld), beloved Dad to Dawn Hamilton (Matt Brunelle) of Ajax, son Terence Hamilton (Krysti Phillips) of Oshawa, sister to Sunday (Sunny) Hamilton of Hamilton, brother to William (Bill) Hamilton of Oshawa, special mentor to nephew Richard (Meredith) of London England, to niece Sarah (Victor & son Nick) of Hamilton, great-uncle to Shonn-Leigh of Hamilton & Maxime of London England, fondly remembered by numerous cousins, friends and neighbours. Bruce was a long serving employee of the C.N.R. He joined his future father-in-law on the railroad following high school graduation, starting in the freight yards and ultimately becoming a conductor on the Via Rail passenger service until retirement. He spent the remainder of his life spending time with family and friends, and enjoying his many hobbies. His stories, guidance, love & many shared memories will be with us & cherished always. We love you Bruce - rest in peace.

CORFE, Paul William

Passed away on Wednesday, July 30th, 2014.

CORFE, Paul William – Retired Warrant Officer - Canadian Armed Forces. Peacefully after a brief illness at Hamilton General Hospital on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at the age of 50. Dearly loved son of Diann Corfe and the late Earl Corfe. Loving brother of Lorraine Saunders (Roger) and Mike Corfe (Bethann). Sadly missed by his close friend Paul Tyleman. Proud uncle of Kayla, Megan, Alex, Brooklyn, Cameron and Dawson. Paul will be fondly remembered by his aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

HENDERSON, Michael Blake

Passed away on Monday, July 28th, 2014.

HENDERSON, Michael Blake – at Northumberland Hills Hospital Cobourg, on Monday July 28, 2014 at the age of 64. Beloved father of Joey, Katie and Bradley. Brother of Bill and Craig. Many thanks to the V.O.N., Red Cross and the nurses at N.H.H. for their care and kindness.

EDGERTON, Donald Casey

Passed away on Saturday, July 26th, 2014.

EDGERTON, Donald Casey “Don”- after a lengthy illness at PRHC on Saturday July 26, 2014 in his 67th year. Beloved husband of Claudia for 43 years. Loving father of Joseph “Joe” and Donald “Cricket” (Sara). Dear grandfather of Riley. Dear brother of Fred (Gayle), Dave (Barb), Doris Passey and Dorothy (Howard) Edgerton. Brother in law of Yvonne Scott. Sadly missed by his nieces, nephews, family and friends.


Passed away on Friday, July 25th, 2014.

ROBICHAUD-GALIPEAU,peacefully but suddenly at home on Friday July 25, 2014 at the age of 47. Dearly loved wife of Guy of Newcastle. Loving mother of Rheal, Valarie-Rose and Daniel-Guy. Predeceased by her brother Gerrard. Joanne will be sadly missed by all of her family and friends.

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.


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.


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.


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 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.


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.


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.

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