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Death Notices


DOWNEY: Vivian Doreen
Peacefully, surrounded by family, at St. Mary’s of the Lake Hospital, Kingston, on Sunday, September 21, 2014. Vivian (Wood) Downey, of Kingston, passed away in her 86th year. Wife of the late Douglas Downey. Loving mother of Lynn (Bob) Starchuk of Victoria, B.C., John (Maureen) of Burlington, Bruce (Elinor) of Battersea, Dale (Mary) of Gormley, Allan of Kettleby, David (Colleen) of Kingston and Dawn (Deborah) of Kingston.  Loved by 17 grandchildren (Nicholas (Krystyna), Kathryn (Eric), Matthew, Andrew, Christopher, Meaghan, Sydney (Laura), Spencer (Robyn), Alice (Mark), Nancy, Allison, Laura, Lorna, Ryan, Eric, Adam and Maggie) and 2 great grandchildren (Emilie and Benjamin).  Sister of Doug (Sandra) Wood of Madoc.  Sister-in-law of the late Carman and Vada Downey, Bert and Doris Downey, Helen and Bev Nichols, Evelyn and Glenn Boyle, Raymond Downey and Donald Downey.  Lovingly remembered by her Aunt Barb Proven, many nieces and nephews, cousins, friends, and Louise Rebekah Lodge #10, Kingston.  The family will receive friends at the James Reid Funeral Home, 1900 John Counter Blvd, Kingston, from 6-9 p.m. on Thursday, September 25 (with Louise Rebekah Lodge service @ 7 p.m), and at the McConnell Funeral Home, 112 Durham Street South, Madoc, from 6-9 p.m. on Friday September 26.  Funeral Service in the McConnell Funeral Home Chapel, 112 Durham Street South, Madoc on Saturday, September 27 at 1:00 p.m. with a visitation at Noon.  Interment at White Lake Cemetery.  Special thanks to the staff of St. Mary’s of the Lake Hospital for their excellent care and compassion. Donations to Princess St. United Church, Kingston or White Lake Bethesda United Church, Madoc would be appreciated by the family.
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ELLIS: Kenneth Alymer
At his home in Cordova Mines, on Saturday, September 20, 2014.  Ken Ellis, in his 79th year.  Son of the late Goldie Lena McFarlane and Archie Ellis.  Husband of Darlene (Chard).  Father of Tim (Janet), Havelock; Amy (Scott) Nickle, Madoc and Lonny (Michele), Peterborough.  Loved by his 9 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.  Brother of Harry, Madoc; Ilene Masters, Marmora and the late Don Ellis and Dorothy Bedore.  The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Tuesday.  Funeral Service in the Marmora Pentecostal Church, Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 1:00 p.m.  Interment Maple Grove Cemetery, Havelock.  Donations: Marmora Pentecostal Church Building Fund.
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MORRISON: Lillian Jermina (nee: Embury)
Born November 17, 1923, passed away peacefully at Belmont Long Term Care, Belleville , on Sunday, September 14, 2014.  She was the daughter of the late Bruce and Lizzy (Bailey) Embury.  She was the beloved wife of the late Kelvin Joseph Morrison.  Lillian is survived by daughters, Judith (Dennis Laffan), Jean (Randy Barre), Nancy (David Roach) and a son Gordon Morrison.  She was grandmother to six grandchildren and one great grandson.  She is also survived by three sisters, Verna (Lindsay) and Vera and Marion Embury (Belleville).  Predeceased by her brother Elmer Embury. She will be missed. In keeping with the family’s wishes, a private graveside service at Lakeview Cemetery, Madoc, will be held following cremation.  Donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.  Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.
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PIGDEN:  Sharon Irene
At Quinte Health Care, Belleville on Wednesday, August 27, 2014.  Sharon Pigden, in her 58th year.  Wife of the late Norm Pigden.  Mother of Billy & Dwayne Browning. Special nana to Dakota, Brittany & William.  Dear sister of Julie McGee & Aunt to Ashley & Melissa Mindle.  Sharon will be fondly remembered by all of the extended members of the Pigden family.  Cremation has taken place.  Friends are invited to join the family for a time of remembering & celebration of Sharon’s life on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at the Tweed Agricultural (White) Building, 617 Louisa St. (beside the arena) from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Arrangements:  McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed.
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