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Death Notices


SCHONAUER: Elspeth Grace

At  Crown Ridge Place, Trenton, on Monday, May 25, 2015.  Elspeth (Thomas), in her 92nd year.  Wife of the late Roy Shonauer.  Mother of the late Bradford.  Mother-in-law of Darlene, Newmarket.  Grandmother of Amanda (Jason) Donnan, Stirling and Lindsay Schonauer, Constance Bay.  Great grandmother of Belicia and Colton.  Sister of Lilian White, Plevna.  The family will receive friends at the River of Life Christian Fellowship Church, Plevna, on Saturday, May 30, 2015 from 1:30 p.m. until time of service at 3:30 p.m.  Interment Plevna Cemetery.  Donations: River of Life Church.

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HUNT: Douglas Ralph
At Campbellford Memorial Hospital, on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 with family by his side, passed away.  Doug Hunt was previously from Etobicoke, now retired, of Havelock, in his 84th year.  Son of the late Charles and Donna Marie Hunt.  Survived by his beloved wife Marilyn Hunt (nee: Seawright).  Very proud father of Brian (Johanne), Jim (Liz), Laurie Hennessy, David (Tina).  Much loved grandfather of 10 Grandchildren, and 6 wonderful great-grandchildren.  Brother of Lorne (Gayle).  Friends and family will be received at the McConnell Funeral Home, 9 Bursthall St., Marmora, on Thursday, May 28 from 2-4 p.m. & 7-9 p.m.  Memorial Service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Friday, May 29, at 11:00 a.m.  Cremation has taken place.  Donations may be made to OuR Island – Camp Trillium, or a charity of your choice.

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REID:  Ene Pia (née Reitav)
Drifted off peacefully on May 20, 2015 just after 6 p.m. at Belleville General Hospital surrounded by her husband and children. Ene was born on December 31, 1960 to Valentin and Gertrude Reitav (née Both) in Toronto. On June 29, 1985, Ene married Ernest Norman Reid. During their marriage of 30 years, they were blessed with three children: Ernest Jaan, Tess Eneli, and Sabriina Anneli. She is survived by her brothers Sven Reitav, Vern Pilder, sister Maire Barnes, and predeceased by her brother Réné Reitav. Thank you to Dr. Jana Kankesan, the oncology department, and the 6th floor nursing staff of BGH for their kindness and compassion. Ene was the librarian at Madoc Public School, Tweed Elementary School, and Centre Hastings Secondary School. Her passions were literacy and the arts, which she has instilled in all 3 of her children. During Ene’s lifetime, she studied and graduated from the National Ballet School, studied animation at Sheridan College, graduated with a Honours B.A. in English from York University, and graduated from Seneca College in the field of library sciences.  The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc from 6-9 p.m. Friday.  Funeral service in the Madoc Chapel on Saturday, May 30 at 1:00 p.m.  Interment O’Hara Cemetery.  Donations to the Belleville General Hospital Foundation are greatly appreciated. Puhka rahus, kallis Ene
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ASH:  James Edward "Jim"
At the Peterborough Regional Health Centre, on Sunday, April 12, 2015.  James Ash, of Thomasburg, in his 65th year.  Beloved husband of 43 years to Vivian.  Loving father to Stacy (Karen) & Amanda.  Proud grandfather to Randi, Sierra, Selena, Kyle & Dalton.  Brother of Joyce Newell, Patsy (Herman) Boersma, Bob Spencer (Darlene) & the late Mary Lou Robinson.  James will be fondly remembered by all his nieces, nephews & friends.  Cremation has taken place.  A Celebration of James' life will take place at the family's home, 70 Rapids Rd., Thomasburg, on Saturday, May 30th at 2:00 p.m.  As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.
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