CRAWFORD, RICHARD JAMES ‘RICK’

CRAWFORD, RICHARD JAMES ‘RICK’
At his residence in Clarksburg and in the presence of loving family, Rick
passed away peacefully at the age of 63 on Monday, July 14, 2014.
Born in Toronto on May 7, 1951 Rick was a son of the late Olive Margaret
(née McCaulay) Crawford and Dr. Jack Crawford of Collingwood and he is
remembered also by Jack’s wife Margaret.
Rick was the beloved husband of the former Cheryl Lee Gilchrist of
Clarksburg and loved Dad of Ryan Crawford (Beverley Hotchkiss) of Niagara
and Matthew Crawford (Cynthia) of Meaford and was a Grampa to their
children Hannah and Brooklin.
He is also survived by his brother John Crawford (Deb) of Lagoon City and
Thomas Crawford (Lynda) of Oakville.
He will be remembered also by his father-in-law Orval Gilchrist of Alliston
and was predeceased by his mother-in-law Lois.
Rick was a brother-in-law to Steven Gilchrist (Linda Kerst) of Meaford.
Rick’s family will receive friends at the Ferguson Funeral Home, The Valley
Chapel, 20 Alice St. E., PO Box 556, Thornbury ON N0H 2P0 on Tuesday
July 29th from 6 until 8 p.m.
A memorial celebration of Rick’s life will be conducted at Grace United
Church in Thornbury on Wednesday July 30, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with a time of
fellowship and refreshments to follow.
A private family disposition of Rick’s cremated remains will be conducted at a
later date. In lieu of flowers and as your expression of sympathy donations to
Prostate Cancer Canada “Movember” campaign would be appreciated and may
be made through the Ferguson Funeral Home, The Valley Chapel, Box 556,
Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0 (519-599-2718). www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
BROWN, SHEILA ANN (née McCartney)
Memorial Celebration Announced
Sheila Ann Brown, formerly of Clarksburg, passed away peacefully with her
family by her side at Sunset Manor in Collingwood on Tuesday, May 27, 2014
at the age of 80.
Sheila was predeceased by her husband Clare Brown and her son Stephen
Brown.
Sheila was the loving mother of Andrew Brown (Zydana), Peter Brown
(Mary), and grandmother of Chantelle, Eric and Scot.
She is survived by her brother Don McCartney, and fondly remembered by her
nieces and nephews.
Cremation has taken place and a ‘come and go’ celebration of Sheila’s life will
take place at her late home #788033 Grey Road 13, Town of Blue Mountains
on Saturday July 26th from 1 until 4 p.m..
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Meaford Hospital Foundation or the
Alzheimer Society would be appreciated and may be made through the
Ferguson Funeral Home, The Valley Chapel, PO Box 556, Thornbury, ON
N0H 2P0 (519-599-2718) to whom arrangements have been entrusted.
www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
SMITH, E. LOUISE ‘COOKIE BOOKER’
Louise, affectionately known as ‘Cookie’ by many, passed away in
Collingwood on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at the age of 91.
She was born in Meaford, a daughter of the late William and Ethel (nee
Gibson) Booker.
Louise married ‘Mac’ Smith of Thornbury and they formed a loving marriage
and companionship since August of 1943 supporting each other at home and in
business while raising their family. Their retirement home at Eastwind on the
shores of Georgian Bay was shared with family and friends.
She is survived by her son Robert Smith (Judith Ann) of Calgary, Peter M.
Smith of Boise, Idaho, and Jeffrey A. Smith (Katherine) of Toronto.
She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren: Darryl, Jessie, Alexandra, and
MacKenzie Smith.
Louise was predeceased by her sister Helen Bell of Toronto.
Cremation has taken place and a private family celebration of her life and
disposition of her ashes will be conducted at the family home at Eastwind.
If so desired and as your expression of sympathy donations to the Collingwood
General and Marine Hospital Foundation or Meaford Hospital Foundation
would be appreciated and may be made through the Ferguson Funeral Home,
The Valley Chapel, PO Box 556, Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0 (519-599-2718) to
whom arrangements were entrusted. www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
LUSH, PETER GRAYDON
April 26, 1933 – June 27, 2014
Peter Graydon Lush, real estate icon, visionary and proud owner and developer
of Cedar Run Horse Park has died at home in Thornbury, Ontario at age 81
from cancer. Survived by his wife Flora (nee Wakefield), and his children
Valerie (Bill) and John (Mani), stepchildren Kim (Dave) and Sarah (Darren),
dear brother Barry Lush, and predeceased by his
sister Barbara Buzza (Lush); also, a proud
grandfather of Maris, Eliot, Eve, Matthew,
Emerson, Ella, Ryan and Jack. Born and raised
in Burlington, Ontario, Peter spent his early
career building a company in his hometown, the
Lush Corporation which, in the early 1990s,
included over 40 associated companies focused
on real estate sales and commercial development with regional offices in
Ontario and Germany. He has been recognized for building the Sunlife
Commercial Complex, Upper Canada Place and the first major hotel (Holiday
Inn) in Burlington, ON. Past positions include: President of the International
Real Estate Federation, President of the Hamilton Real Estate Board, Vice
President of the Ontario Real Estate Association and Chairman of the Hamilton
Harbour Commission. Committed to community development, he also served
as Treasurer to the PC Canada Fund, Chairman of the Ontario Mental Health
Foundation, and raised the funds needed to construct the first YMCA in
Burlington, ON. Past owner and proud member of The Georgian Peaks Ski
Club and former treasurer of the America’s Cup Challenge True North, Peter
embraced his adventurous and active spirit by sailing throughout the Caribbean
and the Mediterranean and skiing in Ontario and Europe. He was a member of
Equine Canada and loved riding his horses and working on his farm in
Thornbury, ON. Celebration of Life to take place at Cedar Run Horse Park on
July 11th from 4:30 to 7:00pm – 318 Clark Street, The Blue Mountains, ON.
Please RSVP to [email protected] If so desired and as your expression of
sympathy in lieu of flowers, donations to the Meaford Hospital Foundation or
Collingwood General and Marine Hospital Foundation may be made directly
or through the Ferguson Funeral Home, The Valley Chapel, PO Box 556,
Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0 (519-599-2718). www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
TAYLOR, CHARLES ALLAN ‘ARCHIE’
Al Taylor, a long time resident of Thornbury, passed away peacefully at
Errinrung Nursing Home on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at the age of 95.
He was predeceased by his beloved wife Isabel (née Brown) in 1983.
Al was the much loved father of Linda Dubé and her
husband Jim of Thornbury, and Murray Taylor of
Clarksburg.
He was the Grandpa of Rob Dubé and his partner
Alycia Jackson of Clarksburg, and Kevin Dubé and
his wife Sarah of Kitchener, and ‘GG’ to their
children Jonathan and Charlotte.
Al was predeceased by his brother Mitchell and will
be fondly remembered by his sister-in-law Dorothy
Taylor of Thornbury.
A funeral service will be conducted at the First Baptist Church in Thornbury on
Monday, June 9th at 11 o’clock with a service of committal and interment to
follow at Thornbury-Clarksburg Union Cemetery.
Family and friends will gather in the fellowship hall at First Baptist Church for
a time of refreshment and sharing of memories of Al following the interment.
As your expression of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Organization for
Rare Disorders ‘Avery’s Ride for PKU’ or a charity of your choice would be
appreciated and may be made through Ferguson Funeral Home, The Valley
Chapel, PO Box 556, Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0 (519-599-2718) to whom
arrangements have been entrusted. www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
COOPER, DONNA MAE
Memorial Service Announced
Born in Toronto on February 4, 1951, a daughter of the late Adolph and
Bertha (née Crilly) Kucejko, Donna, the beloved wife of Stephen Cooper of
Meaford and formerly of Clarksburg, passed away at the family home in
Clarksburg on Thursday, December 19, 2013, at the age of 62.
She will be remembered as a loved mother by their son Shawn Cooper (Krista)
of Whistler, BC and grandmother of his children Ben and Jaxon.
Donna was a dear sister to Sandra (Michael) Powers of Omemee and Wanda
(Donald) Scharf of North York.
She is also survived by her brother-in-law Ed Cooper of Wasaga Beach and
will be fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews.
Donna’s family expresses their sincere gratitude to the friends and neighbours
in the community and the many support staff and services who were so
thoughtful and caring assisting Donna and allowing her to remain in her home
during the time of her illness.
Cremation has taken place and a memorial service celebrating Donna’s life will
be conducted at Thornbury First Baptist Church on Monday June 16, 2014 at
11 a.m. with a service of committal and inurnment of her ashes at the
Thornbury-Clarksburg Union Cemetery Columbarium to follow.
Family will receive friends in the fellowship hall of the church following the
service for a time of refreshment and further remembrances of Donna.
If so desired and as your expression of sympathy, donations to the Sunnybrook
Hospital Cancer Centre would be appreciated and may be made through the
Ferguson Funeral Home, The Valley Chapel, PO Box 556, Thornbury, ON
N0H 2P0 (519-599-2718) to whom arrangements have been entrusted.
www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
CARSCADDEN, NEIL JOHN
Neil passed away suddenly on Monday, May 26, 2014. He will be sadly missed by his
wife Diane, children Christina (Fred) and Scott, and treasured grandsons Fredrik and
William Eaton. He is also survived by his mother-in-law Kay Chown, of Brantford, and
siblings Barbara (Les), Gary (the late Margie), Keith (Margaret) and Lorne (Mary).
Born in Manitoba in 1942, Neil was educated at Royal Military
College and Ohio State University (MSc). After graduating
from RMC, he served as a Captain in the Canadian Air Force at
Wright Patterson Air Force base in Ohio during the Vietnam
War. Neil started his business career in computer software at
IBM. He became a partner of DMR Consulting, and eventually
founded his own software consulting company, working on
major software projects for the Canadian banks, and other
institutions around the world.
His modesty, drive and
discipline set a positive example for everyone around him.
An avid sportsman, he enjoyed hiking, biking, sailing and skiing until the end. An active
billiard player, he will be missed by his friends from the billiard club. He was an early
member at the Georgian Peaks Club, a former member of the Royal Canadian Military
Institute, and an active member of Rotary Club in Thornbury. Neil’s pride and joy, above
all, were his grandsons Fredrik & William. He spent many happy days with them,
playing at the park, skiing, listening to music, and building LEGO.
Cremation has taken place and a memorial funeral service celebrating Neil’s life will be
conducted at St. George’s Anglican Church, 166 Russell Street in Clarksburg, on
Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 11:30 a.m.
Family will receive friends at the Ferguson Funeral Home, 20 Alice St. E., Thornbury on
Friday evening from 5 until 7 p.m. and in the fellowship hall of the church following the
service on Saturday to share refreshments and further remembrances of Neil. A private
family disposition of Neil’s ashes will take place at a later date.
If so desired and in lieu of flowers, donations to the Arthritis Society would be
appreciated and may be made through the Ferguson Funeral Home, The Valley
Chapel, PO Box 556, Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0 (519-599-2718) to whom arrangements
have been entrusted. www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
RAVENSDALE, JANE ANN (née HOPKINS)
Jane Ravensdale of Town of The Blue Mountains passed away peacefully at
her home with her loving husband Bruce by her side on May 13, 2014 at the
age of 65.
She was born in Kitchener on May 19, 1948, a daughter of
the late Len and Beulah (née Koehler) Hopkins.
Jane was cherished by Bruce’s children Michael Ravensdale
(Katherine) and Andrea Maeck (Ryan), and by her
grandchildren Acacia and Isla. She will be missed by her
brother-in-law Warren Tiffin and by family members Tony,
Kathy and Chelsea Ravensdale, Susan and Howard Malis,
Kendra, Khary and Gus Jones, Jerry Ravensdale and Midge
Ravensdale. She was predeceased by her sister Martha
Tiffin.
Jane will be fondly remembered by Beth Blowes and her many friends from
Ontario, South Florida and Mexico.
Cremation has taken place and a memorial gathering will take place at The
Raven at Lora Bay Golf Club on Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 1:30 pm.
As your expression of sympathy, donations to a charity of your choice would
be appreciated and may be made through Ferguson Funeral Home, The
Valley Chapel, PO Box 556, Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0 (519-599-2718) to
whom arrangements have been entrusted. www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
ABBOTTS, ELLEN LOUISE
Born in St. George, ON a daughter of the late Russell Charles and Ellen (nee
Larmon) Crysler, Louise ‘Chic’ Abbotts of Thornbury passed away at
Collingwood Hospital on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at the age of 88.
Louise was predeceased by her beloved husband Harold
‘Skin’ Abbotts in March 2001 and is remembered as the
loving mother of Bill Abbotts and his wife Susan of
Thornbury, Harold J. Abbotts and his wife Beth of
Wasaga Beach, and Jill and her husband Harvie Reekie
of Clarksburg.
She will be the sadly missed Gramma, Nana and great
grandmother of Joe Abbotts and his wife Jessica of
Toronto and their children Rylie and Fiona; Jennifer
Abbotts of Toronto; and Caroline Abbotts also of Toronto; Melissa and her
husband Paul Sproule of Collingwood and their children Lincon and Tatum;
Kristen and her husband Mike Hartleib of Collingwood and their children
Nixon and Farrah; Billie-Jo and her husband Darrell Saunders of Goring and
their children Madison, Logan and Cooper; Melanie Reekie of Airdrie, AB;
and John Reekie of Clarksburg.
Louise was predeceased by sisters Mary Stockdale and Dorothy Crysler and by
a brother Charles Crysler. She is remembered as a dear sister-in-law of Eileen
Crysler of Collingwood, Mary Hallahan of Thornbury, and June Abbotts of
Collingwood. She is survived also by several nieces and nephews and their
families.
Cremation has taken place and a memorial visitation will be held at the
Ferguson Funeral Home, The Valley Chapel, in Thornbury where family will
receive friends from 2 until 4 and from 6 until 8 p.m. on Friday, May 16, 2014.
A private family service of committal and interment of Louise’s ashes will be
conducted at Thornbury-Clarksburg Union Cemetery at a later date.
If so desired and as your expression of sympathy donations to the Canadian
Cancer Society or a charity of choice would be appreciated and may be made
through the Ferguson Funeral Home, The Valley Chapel, PO Box 556
Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0 (519-599-2718). www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
COLBOURN, ELIZABETH ANN ‘BETH’
Born February 11, 1949 in Toronto, Beth passed away peacefully on Sunday,
February 23, 2014, in North Yorkshire, England at the age of 65.
She was predeceased by her Mom and Dad, Shirley
(née Wheeler) in 2012 and Ernie Colbourn in 1992,
and by her brother Bill Colbourn in 2005.
Beth was the much loved sister of Mary and her
husband Ron Lunau of Lakefield, ON and Charlie
Colbourn and his wife Violet Syrotiuk of Phoenix,
AZ. She will be sadly missed by her nieces and
nephews: Kate Lunau and Mitch Chan, Janet and
Jeremy Winkels, Ben Colbourn and Kelly and
children Rabbit, Daisy and Wren, Max Colbourn,
Susie Colbourn and Simon Miles, and Sarah Colbourn. She will be
remembered as a dear niece by Marion Pearson of Norland, Susan and Don
Sindrey of Lindsay, Hazel Boneham of Toronto, Ken and Joan Colbourn of
Ottawa and Fred and Lorraine Colbourn of Toronto and also by their families
and by her many friends who will forever hold her in their hearts.
Cremation has taken place and a memorial service celebrating Beth’s life,
officiated by Reverend Peggy Kipfer, will be conducted at St. Paul’s
Presbyterian Church in Thornbury on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 1 p.m.
Beth’s family will receive friends in the fellowship hall of the church following
the service for a time of refreshment and further sharing of memories of Beth.
Interment and committal of Beth’s ashes will take place in the family plot in
Etobicoke at a later date.
If so desired and as your expression of sympathy, donations to St. Paul’s
Presbyterian Church, Thornbury would be appreciated and may be made
through the Ferguson Funeral Home, The Valley Chapel, PO Box 556,
Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0 (519-599-2718). www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
NICOLSON, DONALD ROY
Born in Langton, a son of the late William and Jean (née Robertson) Nicolson,
Don passed away from complications after a courageous battle with Lung
Cancer on Thursday April 10, 2014 in his 82nd year.
An engineering student at Queen’s and a graduate of the
Photographic Arts Program at Ryerson, Don had a
photography studio in Brantford from 1961 to 1978.
After relocating to Thornbury he continued to be an
entrepreneur by opening Georgian Frame Gallery in
Collingwood. After retiring from the business he worked
part time for his daughter Margot who carried on with
the family business; he continued assisting her until last
year. Volunteerism and community were a very big part
of Don’s life beginning as a Queen’s Scout Master in
Langton, and continuing as the President of Brant Figure
Skating Club, a member of the Kiwanis Club of
Brantford and later the Collingwood Progress Club, a
member of the Collingwood Museum Board, Grace United Church Board and
more recently President and member of the Beaver Valley Seniors Curling
Club. Professionally Don was on the Board of the Professional Photographers
of Ontario and was a founding member of the Professional Photographers of
Canada. In his retirement Don curled and golfed, being a member at Duntroon
Highlands Golf Club. He was very active in the Clan MacNicoll, was the
Commissioner of Highland Games for the Clan in Ontario for several years
and he and his wife Elizabeth travelled to many clan gatherings in Canada and
to Scotland. He and Elizabeth travelled extensively in their retirement and
Don tended to his beautiful gardens, played internet chess with a buddy from
Tillsonburg, created many solutions to make Elizabeth’s life easier after a
debilitating stroke and loved the CFL. His lifelong hobby of cabinetry led him
to always have a project on the go for his daughters and later it led to model
ship building.
Donald was the beloved husband of Elizabeth who passed away in August
2013 and will be remembered as the cherished Dad of Carla Nicolson and her
husband Doug Johnston of Thornbury and Margot Nicolson and her husband
Cam Trott of Collingwood. He was the adored and devoted granddad of Tori
and Alex Johnston and step-grandfather of Weston Trott and his wife Saren and
their son Xavier, Courtney Trott and Evan Trott.
Brothers Douglas and Bruce predeceased Donald and he will be remembered
as the much loved and caring uncle to Ron Nicolson of Calgary and Mary Jean
and Anne Nicolson of Toronto.
Cremation has taken place and friends are invited to gather for a memorial
celebration of Donald’s life, officiated by Reverend Thérèse Samuel,
conducted at Grace United Church in Thornbury, on Thursday, April 17, 2014
at 1:30 pm. A further time of refreshment and remembrances will be shared at
the Nicolson home following the service.
A service of interment of Don’s ashes will take place in the family plot in
Tillsonburg at a later date.
As your expression of sympathy donations to Royal Victoria Hospital
Foundation-Cancer Centre or a charity of your choice would be appreciated
and may be made through the Ferguson Funeral Home, The Valley Chapel,
PO Box 556 Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0 (519-599-2718) to whom arrangements
have been entrusted. www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
LEEDHAM, NORMAN EDWARD
Norman Leedham passed away peacefully at Errinrung Nursing Home in
Thornbury on Sunday, March 9, 2014, at the age of 87. He was born on April
10, 1926, in the Swansea District of Toronto. He was the eldest child of the
late Thomas and Bertha (née Coe) Leedham.
Norm attended Western Technical School in Toronto and
upon completion he joined the Royal Canadian Navy in
1943 and served until the end of WWII. Post war he
took his apprenticeship at Stelco Swansea Works and
learned his trade as a tool and die maker. In 1950 he
and his business partner founded Leeson & Baxter Ltd.
which he successfully owned and operated for more
than 40 years until his retirement. After retirement
Norm took up permanent residence on the shore of
Georgian Bay in Craigleith. His favorite pastime was
fishing. He also enjoyed spending winters in Okeechobee, Florida. He took up
woodcarving and became quite accomplished; his work was always in demand.
As a member of the Rotary Club he loved the camaraderie, the kibitzing, but
most importantly being able to give back to the community.
Left to celebrate his memory is his wife Doris Leona ‘Lee’ Leedham of
Thornbury, his sons Ken Leedham (Keri-Lyn) and Glenn Leedham (Dianne),
his sister Lois Murison (John), and his brother-in-law Lynn Chaulk. Norm is
also survived by his son through marriage, Dale Hewgill (late Betty), and by
their children Ryan and Megan and by his daughter through marriage, Pam
Hewgill. He will be fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews and
their families. Norm was predeceased by his sister Joyce Chaulk in 2008 and
his stepmother Isabel in 1999.
Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Norm’s Life will take place at
a later date this year.
As your expression of sympathy donations to the Alzheimer Society would be
appreciated and may be made through the Ferguson Funeral Home, The
Valley Chapel, PO Box 556, Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0 (519-599-2718) to
who arrangements have been entrusted.
www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
SANGSTER, ALEXANDER HARVEY
Longtime Thornbury resident, businessman and baker, Harvey Sangster,
passed away at Errinrung Nursing Home in Thornbury on Saturday, March 1,
2014 at the age of 88.
Harvey was born in Howick Township on December 6, 1925, a son of the late
Edith (née Milligan) and John Sangster.
He was predeceased by his beloved wife and partner Jean Viola (née
McAllister) in 1997 and is lovingly remembered by their children: Charlie
Sangster and his wife Gwen of Utterson, Betty VanderLinden (late Bill Nixon
and late Dale VanderLinden) of Clayhurst, BC, Lyndia and her husband Gerald
Jackson of RR 1, Clarksburg, and Brenda (late Terry) Brasier of Lindsay. A
son, Richard Sangster, predeceased Harvey in 2010.
He will be missed as the Grandfather of five granddaughters, four grandsons,
seven great granddaughters and eleven great grandsons.
He is also remembered by his brother Robert ‘Bob’ Sangster and his partner
Carol of Port Elgin and was predeceased by a brother Ken Sangster and is
survived also by his sister-in-law Florence ‘Flori’ Sangster of Listowel.
In keeping with Harvey’s expressed wishes, cremation has taken place and a
family graveside service and interment of his ashes will be conducted at
Thornbury-Clarksburg Union Cemetery at a later date.
If so desired and as your expression of sympathy donations to Ronald
McDonald House, Meaford Hospital Foundation or a charity of your choice
would be appreciated and may be made through the Ferguson Funeral Home,
The Valley Chapel, PO Box 556, Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0 (519-599-2718) to
whom arrangements were entrusted. www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
PINGLE, LINDA ANNE
Born in East York Township on July 9, 1953, the loved daughter of Marjorie
(née Brenner) and the late William “Bill” Thomas Pingle of Toronto, Linda
passed away at her home in Clarksburg on Saturday, February 15, 2014, at the
age of 60.
Linda will be sadly missed by Wally Brinson of
Clarksburg who was her partner of 40 years.
She will be the fondly remembered sister of John
Pingle of Dalhousie and dear aunt of Brian Pingle and
Dana (Jim Frias) and great aunt of their children
William and Logan.
Linda will also be remembered by her sister-in-law
Linda Driscoll of Toronto and her children Ashley and
Aaron.
Cremation has taken place and a memorial gathering celebrating Linda’s life
will be shared at a date to be announced later.
As your expression of sympathy donations to the Mount Sinai Hospital
Vasculitis Clinic or a charity of your choice would be appreciated and may be
made through the Ferguson Funeral Home, The Valley Chapel, 20 Alice
Street East PO Box 556, Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0 (519-599-2718) to whom
arrangements have been entrusted. www.fegusonfuneralhomes.ca
STEVENS, BRADLEY PHILIP
Born in Toronto, a son of Andrew and Jess (née Sharkey) Stevens, Brad, a
resident of Thornbury, passed away unexpectedly at the Meaford Hospital on
Friday, February 14, 2014, at the age of 60.
He was a brother to Murray Stevens and his wife
Dianne of Uxbridge and Drew Stevens.
He was uncle to the late Laurel Stevens and Andrew
Stevens and will be remembered also by their families
and by his dear friends.
Cremation has taken place and a private disposition of
Brad’s ashes will be conducted at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, please raise a glass in Brad’s honour
and remember him fondly always.
If so desired and as your expression of sympathy donations to a charity of your
choice may be made through the Ferguson Funeral Home, The Valley
Chapel, PO Box 556, Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0 (519-599-2718) to whom
arrangements are entrusted. www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
KENNEDY, WILLIAM IVAN ‘IKE’
Life long resident of Thornbury, ‘Ike’ Kennedy, son of the late Alma Pearl (née
Reid) and Hartley John Kennedy, passed away at the Meaford Hospital on
Friday, February 07, 2014 at the age of 71.
Ike was the beloved husband of the former Anne Noble
and will be remembered as the devoted father of Alison
‘Allie’ of White Rock, BC and Elizabeth ‘Libbie’ of
Vancouver, BC. Predeceased by a brother Earl and sisterin-law Evelyn Pritchard and fondly remembered by niece
Joan Pritchard of Vancouver.
Dear brother-in-law of Ronald Noble (Ruthann) of
Meaford, Eleanor (Gary) Shaw of Grey Highlands, and
Diane (late Peter) Noble of Georgetown.
Recalled as a special uncle by Andrew Noble, Amy Noble, Sarah Noble and
children Andrew and Ella; Andrea (Justin) Lafayette and children Ariel and
Charlotte ‘Charley’, Aaron (Aviva) Shaw and children Noah and Reuben
‘Ivan’; and Andrew Peter Noble and predeceased by a nephew Larry Pritchard.
Cremation has taken place and family will receive friends at the Ferguson
Funeral Home, The Valley Chapel, in Thornbury on Thursday February 13th
from 3 until 7 p.m.
A memorial celebration of Ike’s life will be conducted at a later date in the
summer.
Ike’s ashes will be interred at Thornbury-Clarksburg Union Cemetery.
If so desired and as your expression of sympathy donations to the Beaver
Valley Athletic Association, Meaford Hospital Foundation or Sick Kids
Foundation would be appreciated and may be made through the Ferguson
Funeral Home, The Valley Chapel, PO Box 556, Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0
(519-599-2718)
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HINDLE, E. SHIRLEY
Born in Osprey Township, a daughter of the late Les and Justina (née Ellis)
McMullen, Shirley, formerly of Holland Centre, passed away peacefully at
Grey Gables Nursing Home in Markdale on Thursday, January 23, 2014 at the
age of 84.
Shirley was predeceased by her beloved husband Wes Hindle on August 11,
2002.
She is remembered as the dear mother of Pat Genoe and her partner Ray
Coburn of Markdale and was predeceased by a daughter Sharon in 1969.
Shirley will be lovingly remembered by Andy, Detchena and Adam Genoe and
by her extended family Irene (Laverne) Fogal and family.
She was a dear sister of Doug McMullen and his wife Phyllis of Kimberley
and will be fondly remembered by her several nieces and nephews and by
Brian Genoe of Owen Sound.
Funeral services will be conducted at Grace United Church in Thornbury on
Monday, January 27th at 1:30 p.m. with a family service of interment to follow
at Thornbury-Clarksburg Union Cemetery.
Family will receive friends the hour prior to service and in the fellowship hall
of the church following the service where they will share refreshment and
further remembrances of Shirley with all.
If so desired and as your expression of sympathy donations to the Grey Gables
Activity Recovery or Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated and
may be made through the Ferguson Funeral Home, The Valley Chapel, PO
Box 556, Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0 (519-599-2718) to whom arrangements
have been entrusted. www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
UGLOW, MALCOLM SYDNEY
Malcolm passed away suddenly while on vacation in Jamaica, on Thursday
January 16, 2014, at the age of 81.
He is remembered as the beloved husband of Joan and
loved father of Philip (Rita), David (Stephanie), Karen
(Brian) and Richard (Stacy) and step-father of Gregory
(Patricia) and Kimberley.
He will be fondly
remembered by grandchildren Matthew, Andrew,
Sydney, Blaise, Alec, Joseph, Joshua, Jacob, Alisha,
Ethan, Charlotte, Briged, and Tyler and by his several
nieces and nephews.
He is survived by his dear sisters Margaret (Michael)
McNair and Grace (Andy) Spears and was preceded in
death by a sister, Betty LeBar.
Family will receive friends at the Ferguson Funeral Home, The Valley
Chapel, Thornbury on Sunday January 26th from 1 until 3 p.m.
A Memorial Celebration for friends and family will be held at the family home
at 416510 10th Line, RR 1 Clarksburg, at 3:30 p.m. following the visitation.
Memorial donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated and may
be made through the Ferguson Funeral Home, Box 556, Thornbury, ON N0H
2P0 (519 599-2718) www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
ROLLING, EDNA DOBLE
Edna (née Markle) Rolling, formerly of Thornbury, passed away at Grey Bruce
Health Services in Meaford on Monday, January 6, 2014, at the age of 86.
She is remembered as the beloved Mom of Ivan of Erin, Rosemary of Auburn,
New York, Elaine and Mark of Guelph and Ellen of Collingwood.
She was the dearest Gramma of Michelle Young (Rob), Sean Rolling, Scott
Taylor, Robyn Lima (Ryan), Steve Marritt, Erin Cresswell (Norm) and Heidi
Scott. Proud “Gee Gee” of twelve great-grandchildren.
Edna was predeceased by her parents, William and Mina (née Rowe) Markle
and by her siblings Floyd, Tommy, Grant, Keith, and Donnie Markle, Elsie
Johnson, Vera Kierstead and Marie Boyle. She will be fondly remembered by
her sisters-in-law Vivian Markle (late Floyd) and Dorothea (late Keith).
Funeral services, officiated by Rev. Dr. Robert Buchanan, will be conducted at
the Ferguson Funeral Home, The Valley Chapel in Thornbury on Saturday,
January 11, 2014, at 2 p.m. where family will receive friends the hour prior to
the service.
If so desired and as your expression of sympathy in lieu of flowers, donations
to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of your choice would be
appreciated. www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
SHERIDAN-RICE, IMOGENE LAURA
Peacefully and in the presence of her family at her residence in Thornbury on
Tuesday, December 31, 2013, Imogene passed away at the age of 77.
Born in Collingwood Township, she was a daughter of the
late Roy and Dorothy (née Robinson) Hewgill.
Imogene was the beloved wife of Ralph Rice and was
predeceased by her former husband J. Ronald Sheridan in
1993.
She was the cherished mother of Carol Kollen and her
partner George Wilson of Meaford, John Sheridan and his
wife Louise of Blue Mountains, Tom Sheridan and his wife
Stephanie of Thornbury, Bonnie and her husband Brad
Parkes of Nottawa and Richard Sheridan and his wife Lori of
Angus. A daughter, Rhonda, predeceased Imogene. She will be remembered also as
a step-mother to Marsha and her husband Paul Rankin of Feversham.
She was a loving grandmother to Chris and Leah Fortune and their son Elijah, Brian
and Lianna Fortune, Matthew Sheridan, Melissa, Tracy and David Sheridan, Abbey
and Robert Parkes, Bridget and Madeline Sheridan and Hannah and Tim Rankin.
Imogene was predeceased by her siblings Lorne Hewgill, Margaret (late Bob) Turner,
Helen (late Burton) Rear, Herman (late Mabel), Eldon (late Muriel), and Tom
Hewgill. She will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by the Rice, Sheridan and
Hewgill families and her many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at St. George’s Anglican Church in Clarksburg on
Saturday January 4, 2014 at 11 a.m. where family will receive friends the hour prior
to service and in the fellowship hall of the church immediately following the service.
Cremation will follow the service and the committal and interment of Imogene’s
ashes will be held at a later date.
If so desired and as your expression of sympathy, donations to St. George’s
Anglican Church, Meaford Hospital Foundation or a charity of your choice
would be appreciated and may be made through the Ferguson Funeral Home,
The Valley Chapel, PO Box 556, Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0 (519-599-2718) to
whom arrangements have been entrusted. www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
HARBOTTLE, ELWOOD DONALD
Born in Euphrasia Township, a son of the late William and Lauretta (née
Young) Harbottle, and a life long resident of the community, Elwood passed
away at his residence in Eugenia on Saturday, November 30, 2013 at the age
of 82.
He is remembered as the loved husband of Hazel (née
Parkes) of Eugenia and as the proud father of Dale
Harbottle, Deborah (Mike McCullough) and Dean (Sharon)
Harbottle. A daughter Diane predeceased him.
He was the adoring grandfather of Jason, Keila (Ben
Rosener), Garrett, Callie, Sarah, Maddy, Hillary, Scott and
Grant.
Cremation has taken place and a memorial funeral service
officiated by Reverend Dr. Robert Buchanan will be
conducted at Marsh Street Community Centre in Clarksburg
on Friday, December 6, 2013 at 1:30 p.m.
Family will receive friends in the hall following the service to share
refreshments and further remembrances of Elwood and his life well lived.
If so desired and as your expression of sympathy, donations to the Meaford
Hospital Foundation would be appreciated and may be made through the
Ferguson Funeral Home, The Valley Chapel, 20 Alice Street East,
Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0 (519 599 2718) to whom arrangements have been
entrusted. www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
MAY, RITA JEANETTE
Born in Kitchener on March 31, 1941, a daughter of the late Lloyd and Amelia
(nee Steffler) May, Rita, a resident of Thornbury, passed away after a brief
illness at Meaford Hospital on Monday November 25, 2013 at the age of 72.
Rita was the much loved mother of Johanne and Claudia and the loving
grandmother of Jessika and Jolyne.
She is survived by a brother, Anthony and was predeceased by sisters
Catherine May and Helen Hollatz and a brother Lewis May.
She will be remembered also by her several nieces and nephews and their
families.
A funeral service for Rita will be conducted at the Ferguson Funeral Home,
The Valley Chapel, 20 Alice St. E. in Thornbury on Friday, November 29,
2013 at 11 a.m. where family will receive friends the hour prior to service.
Cremation will follow and a family disposition of her ashes will be conducted
at a later date.
Friends are invited to gather at the Blue Mountain Community Church
following the service for a further time of remembrances of Rita and
refreshments.
In lieu of flowers and as your expression of sympathy, donations to the
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada or a charity of your choice would
be appreciated. www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
HUTCHISON, SELENIA SARAH
Born in Artemesia Township on December 21, 1925, a daughter of the late
Fred and Hazel (née Porteous) Duckett, Selenia passed away at the Meaford
Long Term Care Centre on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at the age of 88.
Selenia and her husband Bernell Hutchison farmed near Ravenna for many
years where they raised their children. Selenia was an active member of St.
George’s Anglican Church and the Guild there while she was able. Following
the death of her husband Bernell in 1994 Selenia moved to Lemon Court in
Thornbury where she resided for many years and she will be missed by her
friends and neighbours there and in that community.
Selenia is survived by her sons Douglas (Margaret) Hutchison of Campbell
River, Vancouver Island, BC and Brent Hutchison (Jackie Armstrong) of
Chatsworth. She was predeceased also by a son Vernon.
She will be missed by her grandchildren and great grandchildren Derek
(Vickie) Hutchison and their children Dustin and Amy; Denise (Wade) Tibbett
and their children Dana and Tanner, and Darren Hutchison (Kimberley) and
children Dayton and Daelynn, and by Alyssa, Brandon and Cassie Hutchison.
Selenia is also survived by a sister Shirley Ward (late George) of Maple Ridge,
Vancouver Island, BC and she was predeceased by a brother Fred Duckett of
Eugenia and sisters Mabel Sewell (late Carman) of Vandeleur, Leone Betts
(late Norval) of Flesherton, and Gladys Ross of Mississauga and is
remembered by Gladys’ husband Jim Ross of Vancouver.
A funeral and committal service will be conducted at the Ferguson Funeral
Home, The Valley Chapel in Thornbury on Wednesday November 27th at 1:30
p.m. Selenia will be interred at Thornbury-Clarksburg Union Cemetery.
If so desired and in lieu of flowers as your expression of sympathy donations
to the Meaford Hospital Foundation or a charity of your choice would be
appreciated. www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
LOUGHEED, WILLIAM GRAEME ‘BILL’
Born in Collingwood, a son of the late Arthur ‘Babe’ and Marjorie Lougheed, Bill
Lougheed of Clarksburg passed away peacefully on Sunday November 17, 2013 at
the age of 62.
Bill will be remembered as the much loved and loving husband of Joanne (née
Dobson) of Clarksburg and as the devoted father and
grandfather of Al Lougheed (Shawna) of Arthur; Todd
Lougheed (Meghan) also of Arthur and their children
Brody, Isabelle and Grace; and Tracey Ososki (Dave) of
Belwood and their children Christopher, Jocelyne and
Chloe.
He was a dear brother to Nancy Cichon of Meaford,
Sharleen (Andy) Killing of Tecumseh, and Lois (Orval)
Lanktree of Thornbury and was predeceased by a sister
Joan Jones of Thornbury and an infant brother James.
Bill will be remembered also as a brother-in-law by Chris Caesar (Bob McNalty)
of Meaford, Sandy (Gerald) Eagles of Clarksburg, and Steve Dobson (Karen) of
Thornbury and was predeceased by his father-in-law Ben and mother-in-law Mitzi
Dobson and a brother-in-law Paul Dobson of Thornbury. He will be fondly
recalled as a special uncle by his many nieces and nephews and their families.
Cremation has taken place and a private family funeral service will be conducted
at the Ferguson Funeral Home, The Valley Chapel, in Thornbury with committal
of Bill’s ashes at the Thornbury-Clarksburg Union Cemetery Columbarium to
follow.
Community and friends are invited to a memorial gathering at Marsh Street
Centre in Clarksburg on Thursday, November 21 from 1:30 until 4 p.m. to share
refreshments and remembrances celebrating Bill’s life with family.
If so desired and in lieu of flowers, donations to the Beaver Valley Athletic
Association, Grey-Bruce Alzheimer Society or a charity of choice would be
appreciated and may be made through the Ferguson Funeral Home, The Valley
Chapel, PO Box 556, Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0 to whom arrangements are
entrusted. www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
TURNEY, DORIS LOREEN (NÉE FREEMAN)
Doris Turney passed away peacefully at Errinrung
Nursing Home, Thornbury, Ontario on Saturday
November 16th, 2013 in her 99th year.
She was predeceased by her loving husband Edward
(Ted) Turney and will be sadly missed by her son
Glenn Turney, daughter Laurene Wootton, son-inlaw Brian Wootton, granddaughter Katrina Scott
(Allan) and great-grandson Lincoln.
Doris will be remembered fondly by her good friend
Betty Wootton.
Cremation has taken place and a private family service and interment of her
ashes will be conducted at a later date. www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
WOLF, MARIANNE
Marianne Wolf of Thornbury passed away at Meaford Hospital on Saturday
November 16th 2013 at the age of 80.
She is remembered as the loved mother of Patti Wolf and Kevin Shaw of
Thornbury, and as a dear grandmother and great-grandmother of Derek Reekie
(Margriet Mosterman) and their children Johanna, Charlotte and Delhia; Dana
Reekie (Shauna) and their son Jackson; and Rebecca Reekie (Ian Doherty);
and Alicia Reekie (Brady Record).
She is survived by a sister Monika Klein and was predeceased by a sister Ilse
Sender.
Marianne will be remembered also by Hans Wolf.
Cremation has taken place and there will be no public service.
In lieu of flowers and as your expression of sympathy, donations to a charity of
choice would be appreciated and may be made through the Ferguson Funeral
Home, The Valley Chapel, Ltd., PO Box 556, Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0
(519-599-2718) to whom funeral arrangements have been entrusted.
www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
RICE, NANCY ANNE
Born in Meaford, loved daughter of Eleanor (née Bullock) and the late Ernest
P. Rice of Gibraltar, Nancy passed away in Meaford on Friday November 15,
2013 at the age of 50.
Nancy is also remembered as a step daughter of
Eleanor’s husband Vern Rice of Gibraltar.
She was the mother of Emery Percival Rice and Rebecca
Ann Rice and a sister to Bryan Rice.
Nancy will be remembered fondly by nieces Kerri Anne
Rice and Sarah Emily Rice.
Family will receive friends at the Ferguson Funeral
Home, The Valley Chapel, 20 Alice St. E. in Thornbury
on Friday morning, November 22nd from 10 o’clock until
the hour of service at the funeral home at 11:00 a.m.
A service of committal and interment will follow at Thornbury-Clarksburg
Union Cemetery.
If so desired and as your expression of sympathy, donations to the Canadian
Cancer Society would be appreciated and may be made through the Ferguson
Funeral Home, The Valley Chapel, PO Box 556, Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0
(519-599-2718) to whom funeral arrangements have been entrusted.
www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
SMITH, ARTHUR RICHARD ‘RICK’
Born in Middlesbrough East, England, a son of the late Arthur William and
Joyce Helena (née Raymond) Smith, Rick passed away suddenly in Meaford on
Sunday, October 27, 2013 at the age of 66.
Rick is survived by his beloved wife Donna (formerly
Belton née Beckerley) of RR 1 Thornbury. He will be
remembered as the much loved father and grandfather
of his daughter Kristi Ferguson (Greg) of Brampton
and their daughter Alexis, and his son Martin Smith
(Cassie) of Shiloh, Manitoba and their son Jason and as
a dear father and grandfather to Teri-Lyn Bowen (Cam)
of Georgetown and their children Stephanie and
Ashley, and Tammy O’Gorman (Tim) of Collingwood
and their children Zack and Emma, and Danielle
Belton of Thornbury.
He will be sorely missed by his brother Mitchell (Joanne) of Barrie and by
their children Darryl (Holly) and daughter Mackenzie, and Wayne (Danielle).
Cremation has taken place and Rick’s ashes will be inurned at the Lakeview
Cemetery Columbarium on Friday November 8, 2012 at 11 a.m. where RCL
Branch 281 Beaver Valley will conduct a memorial service. A further time of
remembrance and fellowship will be shared at the Lora Bay Lodge following
the service. If so desired and as your expression sympathy, donations to the
Kidney Foundation or Diabetes Association would be appreciated and may be
made through the Ferguson Funeral Home, The Valley Chapel, Box 556,
Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0 (519-599-2718) to whom arrangements have been
entrusted. www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
DINSMORE, JOY MARION
Born in Euphrasia Township, a daughter of the late Franklin Allan and Marion
Leona (née Breadner) Wiley, Joy Dinsmore, formerly of Thornbury and
Meaford, passed away peacefully and in the loving presence of family at Bay
Haven Retirement Home in Collingwood on Saturday, October 26, 2013, at the
age of 85.
Joy was predeceased by her beloved husband Stanley
Dinsmore on October 26, 2001.
She will be remembered as a dear mother of Mark
Dinsmore (Joan), Brenda Bauder (Donald), Merrilyn
Crawford (Rob), and Allan Dinsmore (Aimy) and will be
fondly remembered by many grandchildren and greatgrandchildren.
Her brother, Percy Wiley, also predeceased Joy.
Family will receive friends at the Ferguson Funeral
Home, The Valley Chapel, 20 Alice St. E. in Thornbury on Tuesday evening
from 6 until 8 p.m.
Funeral services will be conducted at Bethany Church of the Nazarene,
Trowbridge St. W. in Meaford on Wednesday, October 30th at 11 a.m. with
visiting the hour prior to service. A further time of fellowship will be shared at
the Maple Meadows Clubhouse following the service.
A family service of committal will be conducted at Thornbury-Clarksburg
Union Cemetery.
If so desired and as your expression of sympathy, donations to the MS Society,
Canadian Cancer Society or Nazarene Compassionate Ministries would be
appreciated and may be made through the Ferguson Funeral Home, PO Box
556, Thornbury N0H 2P0 (519-599-2718) to whom arrangements have been
entrusted. www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
WEBER, MARVIN LEITH
Leith Weber, born in Flesherton, a son of the late Ellis and Jean (née
Carruthers) Weber, passed away peacefully at his residence in Thornbury on
Thursday, October 17, 2013, in his 74th year.
Leith was the beloved husband of Eileen (née Ellis) of
Thornbury and loved father of Randy Weber of
Thornbury (late Deedra ‘Dee’) and Terry Weber and his
partner Raul Selberg of Toronto. He will be the sorely
missed grandfather of Elizabeth and Zeke Weber and
dear brother of Donna (late William “Bill”) Maine of
Ayton and sadly missed uncle of their daughter Michelle
and was predeceased by their son Gerald.
Leith will be remembered also as a dear brother-in-law
and uncle to the Ellis families.
Cremation has taken place and all are invited to a memorial celebration of
Leith’s life to be conducted at Grace United Church, Bruce St. S., in Thornbury
on Monday, October 21st at 11 a.m. Inurnment will follow at the columbarium
at Thornbury-Clarksburg Union Cemetery and family will receive friends at a
reception to be held at the church following the services.
If so desired and as your expression of sympathy, donations to the Canadian
Cancer Society or Arthritis Society would be appreciated and may be made
through the Ferguson Funeral Home, The Valley Chapel, PO Box 556,
Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0 (519-599-2718) to whom arrangements have been
entrusted. www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
SELL, HANS WILHELM
Hans Wilhem Sell, 79, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday October
8, 2013 at Meaford Hospital surrounded by his family. He was born on
October 13, 1933 to Hans Theodor Gustauv Sell and Annemarie Sell (née
Sohst).
Hans will be truly missed by his wife of 34 years Helga, his three sons, Hans
(Nancy) Sell of Burlington, Dirk (Edina) Sell of Collingwood, and Thomas
Sell of The Blue Mountains, and by his granddaughter Hannah Inge Sell.
He is survived by his sisters Gerda Maria Michaels and Christa Gerda
Harrison, his step-sister Cornelia Maehnss, his step-mother Eva Sell (née
Schweren) and mother-in-law Kate Brueggler. Hans was predeceased by his
sister Hanna Maria Emma Schwark, his brother Jurgen and his first wife
Ingeborg Ursula Gertud Regina Sell (née Holz).
Cremation has taken place and a celebration of Hans’ life will be held on
Saturday October 26th at 2370 Edith Avenue, Burlington, ON L7R 1N7 from 1
until 5 p.m.
If so desired as your expression of sympathy in lieu of flowers, memorial
donations to Doctors without Borders at MSF Canada 402-720 Spadina Ave.,
Toronto, ON M5S 2T9 www.doctorswithoutborders.org would be appreciated.
ZIMMERMAN, SHIRLEY ANN RUTH
Born in Hanover November 7, 1960, Shirley passed away following a struggle
with cancer at the Meaford Hospital on Friday October 11, 2013 at the age of
fifty-two.
Shirley is lovingly remembered by her husband Ivan Sisson. The couple were
married just two years ago on October 16, 2011 and had established their home
together in Thornbury,
She is also remembered by Ivan’s children and their families and is survived by
one sister and one brother.
Cremation has taken place and a memorial celebration of Shirley’s life,
officiated by Pastor Aaron James, will be conducted at Blue Mountains
Community Church, Bruce St. S. in Thornbury on Wednesday October 16th at
11 a.m.
A private family disposition of Shirley’s ashes will be conducted at a later date.
Arrangements entrusted to the Ferguson Funeral Home, The Valley Chapel,
20 Alice St. E. in Thornbury. www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
KINSEY, ALEDA ‘LEE’ MARIE (née McAteer)
Born in Grey County, a daughter of the late John and Isobel (nee Wilson)
McAteer, ‘Lee’ passed away at the Copper Ridge Extended Care Facility in
Whitehorse, Yukon on Thursday, October 3, 2013 at the age of 84.
Aleda was predeceased by her beloved husband
Mervyn Kinsey in March 1981.
She is remembered as the much loved Mom of Steven
Kinsey and Anne Kinsey-Jansen (Tonny) of
Whitehorse, Yukon and grandmother of Andrew
Jansen of Edmonton, Alberta.
Aleda is survived by one sister, Donelda Baroli, of
Reno, Nevada. She was predeceased by sisters Viola,
Dora, Gladys, Clara and Margaret and by brothers
Nelson, Henry, George and Emerson. She will be the
fondly remembered aunt of several nieces and
nephews and their families.
Cremation has taken place and family will receive friends at the Ferguson
Funeral Home, The Valley Chapel, in Thornbury on Saturday, October 12th
from noon until 1:30 p.m. when a time of special remembrances and tributes
celebrating Lee’s life will be shared at 1:30.
A further time of reflection and memories and refreshment may be enjoyed by
all in the Fellowship Hall of Thornbury First Baptist Church immediately
following the memorial celebration.
A private family interment of Aleda’s ashes will take place at Thornbury
Clarksburg Union Cemetery on Tuesday where her ashes will be interred with
her late husband.
If so desired and as your expression of sympathy, donations to the Alzheimer
Society or a charity of your choice would be appreciated and may be made
through the Ferguson Funeral Home, The Valley Chapel, PO Box 556,
Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0 (519 599 2718). www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
McPHEE, ROBERT JOHN ‘BOB’
Bob McPhee of Lake Eugenia, passed away at the Residential Hospice Grey
Bruce in Owen Sound on Tuesday, October 1, 2013, in his 58th year.
He is remembered by his father Ralph McPhee and his
partner Tina Andersen of Meaford. He was predeceased
by his mother Betty McPhee on October 1, 2004.
Bob was a loving husband of Anne McMeekin of Lake
Eugenia and the much loved father of Nathan of
Collingwood and Melinda, at home in Lake Eugenia.
Bob was a dear brother of Don and his wife Eileen of
Listowel, Ron and his wife Sharon of Barrie, Paul and
his wife Laura of New Hamburg, and Brian and his wife
Peggy of Winnipeg. He is also survived by his father-inlaw Ken (late Iris) McMeekin of Sauble Beach and brother-in-law Brad
McMeekin and his partner Val McLean of Tara.
He will be fondly recalled by several nieces and nephews and their families
and was predeceased by a niece Carla McPhee.
Cremation has taken place and a celebration of Bob’s life will be held at the
Marsh Street Centre in Clarksburg on Friday October 4th, 2013 from 1 until 5
p.m. and where special remembrances will be shared at 2 p.m.
A private family disposition of Bob’s ashes will be conducted at a later date.
If so desired and as your expression of sympathy, donations to the Residential
Hospice Grey Bruce or a Hospice of your choice, the Canadian Cancer Society
or the Brain Tumor Foundation of Canada would be appreciated and may be
made through the Ferguson Funeral Home, The Valley Chapel, PO Box 556,
Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0 (519 599 2718) to whom arrangements have been
entrusted. www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
GREEN, PATRICIA MARY
Born in England, a daughter of the late George and Constance Bliss, Patricia
Green of Meaford and formerly of Heathcote, passed away in Meaford on
Friday, September 13, 2013 in her 89th year.
She was predeceased by her beloved husband Vernon
Green in July 2002 and is remembered as the much
loved mother and grandmother of David Green and his
wife Linda of Mount Forest, Susan Watson of Rothsay,
NB and her children Christopher, Brittannie and Alex,
and Judy Green Morrill and her husband Rob of
Collingwood and her children Ryan and Bradley
Anderson.
Patricia is remembered also as a dear sister by her
brother George and sisters Dulcie and Janet and she was
predeceased by a sister Margaret and by a brother Allan, all of England.
A sister-in-law Ruby Green of Meaford also survives Patricia and she will be
the fondly remembered aunt of several nieces and nephews and their families.
Cremation has taken place and family will receive friends at the Ferguson
Funeral Home, The Valley Chapel, 20 Alice St. E. in Thornbury on Tuesday
evening from 7 until 9 o’clock.
A memorial funeral service officiated by Reverend Thérèse Samuel will be
conducted at Grace United Church, Bruce St. S. in Thornbury on Wednesday
September 18th at 11 a.m.
Interment of ashes will take place at Thornbury Clarksburg Union Cemetery.
If so desired, and as your expression of sympathy, donations to Grace United
Church or the Meaford Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.
www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
MORRIS, BEATRICE MAE
Mae Morris, beloved wife of the late John Elmer Morris (1988) of Thornbury,
passed away peacefully at Errinrung Residence in Thornbury on Monday,
September 2, 2013 at the age of 81.
Mae was born in Collingwood, a daughter of the late Russell and Laura (née
Jenkins) Doherty.
She is remembered as the loved mother of Cathy and her husband Jim
Carscadden of RR 1, Clarksburg and Brian Morris of Thornbury and his
partner Dawn Wilkins.
Mae is survived also by four grandchildren.
Cremation has taken place and a private family interment of her ashes will be
conducted at Thornbury-Clarksburg Union Cemetery.
If so desired and as your expression of sympathy, donations to the Canadian
Diabetes Association would be appreciated and may be made through the
Ferguson Funeral Home, The Valley Chapel, PO Box 556, Thornbury, ON
N0H 2P0 (519-599-2718) to whom arrangements are entrusted.
www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
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