TOMPKINS: Doris Bernice
With deep sadness we announce the passing of our mother Doris (Bowen). Daughter of the late Frederick & Viola (Loucks) Bowen. Wife of the late Clayton Tompkins. Mother of Janet (Morris) VanVolkenburg, Marmora; Judith Ann Tompkins, Orleans; Donald (Jeanne d’Arc), Ottawa; Linda (Dave) Gormley, Surrey BC; James (Terry), Oliver BC & Thomas (Katherine), Montreal. Loved by her 6 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Sister of Sonja (Don) Ellis, Marmora and the late Rae Bowen, Marion MacDonald, Don Bowen & Glenn Bowen. The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora, from, 7-9 p.m., Sunday where funeral service will be held on Monday, March 10, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Spring Interment
Cemetery. Donations: Canadian Cancer Society. Send Condolences
Peterborough Regional Healthcare, on Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
Lorraine (Singer), of R.R.#3
Tweed, in her 80th year. Wife of the late Jack New. Mother of Allan (Pat) New,
Peterborough. Grandmother of Jennifer New, Geoffrey (Christie), Allen Jr., Tara Huk & Shawn (Ashlee) Huk. Great Grandmother of Nicholas & Lucas. The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home,
Tweed, from 1:00 p.m. Sunday, March 9, 2014 where funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Spriing Interment
Cemetery. Donations: Heart & Stroke Foundation.
CURRY: Juditta "Didi” Geraldine May 14, 1943 - March 4, 2014
Juditta "Didi” Geraldine (Herbert) Curry, 70, of 'Hilltop Pastures Organic Farm' in Stirling, Ontario died on March 4, 2014. Didi, daughter of the late Peter and Jil Herbert, loving wife of Willie Curry, passed away peacefully, at The Heart of Hastings Hospice in Madoc, Ontario after an almost 3-year battle with cancer. She is survived by her husband Willie, and two daughters Josette and Denise, sister Odette Herbert, and nephew Demian Herbert. She is also survived by 1 granddaughter, Grace and son-in-law Warren Jones. Didi was a passionate champion of the environment and treading lightly on the earth. She was a certified organic farmer, a teacher of young people and always taught by example. She was also a Founder member of the Quinte Organic Farmers Co-op. She was a devoted Vipassana Practitioner for 12 years and loved to serve; she got great strength from it. She enjoyed philosophizing about life and loved being 'Nonna' to her grandchild, Grace. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. ‘A Celebration of Life With Didi’ gathering will be held on Saturday, April 12, 2014, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., at Huntingdon Veterans Community Centre, 11379 Highway 62, Ivanhoe, Ontario. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to The Heart of Hastings Hospice, www.heartofhastingshospice.ca. Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.