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Archived Death Notices

REID: Harold Morley
Passed away peacefully at home, on Monday, March 16, 2020, at the age of 87. Predeceased by his beloved wife Doris Marie (nee Luffman) Reid. Survived by his son Clarence Reid (Kim), his daughter Eleanor McEvoy (Tom), and his son Tom Reid (Kathy), and grandchildren Ashley Reid (TJ), Kate Buinimasi (Lote), David McEvoy, Peter Reid (Kristen Bates), Meagan Gray (Travis), Benjamin McEvoy (Riley), and six great grandchildren. He will be remembered by many nieces, nephews, friends and neighbours. In accordance with Harold’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Private interment to take place at a later date. For those who wish, donations in memory of Harold may be made to The
Kingston Regional Cancer Centre. Arrangements entrusted to the McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc, Ontario. 

POLMATEER:  Carolyn Myrtle May
At Crown Ridge Place , Trenton , on Wednesday, March 25, 2020.  Carolyn Polmateer, of Gilmour, in her 61st year.  Daughter of the late Allan and Phyllis Polmateer.  Mother of Susan.  Grandmother of Charlie Ann and Alexander.  Sister of George (Linda), Les (Sherry) and Norman.  Aunt of Justin, Melissa, Kayla, Julie and Jason.  Great aunt of Eliza.  The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc  from 2-4 p.m.Friday, March 27.  Graveside Service at Greenbush Cemetery, St. Ola, with a Celebration of Life to take place in the spring.  Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

McISAAC:  Ruth (Pack)
Passed away at Caressant Care Nursing Home, Marmora, on Tuesday, March 10, 2020.  Ruth McIsaac, of Marmora, in her 70th year.  Daughter of the late Orville & Oneta Pack .  Wife of the late Jerry.  Sister of the late Joanne Pack. Ruth will be missed by her many McGarvey relatives and friends and deeply missed by the 3 Musketeers.  Cremation has taken place.  A celebration of Ruth’s life will take place at a later date followed by a spring interment at
Marmora Common Cemetery.  Arrangements:  McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora.

McGRATH: Reverend Roy Robert
Born in
Smiths Falls, September 25, 1927, passed peacefully on March 8, 2020.  Predeceased by his wife Joyce (Perry) McGrath in 2012.  Mother of David (Sheila), Glen Tay; Perry (Tyrone) Wong, Niagara Falls; Peter (Ronda), Smiths Falls; Chris (Lynn), Niagara Falls and Lise McGrath, Gananoque.  Loving grandfather to his 9 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.  Interment will be in Dempsey Cemetery in the spring.  Arrangements: McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed.

VANNEST:  Ruby (Deshane)
Passed away at Moira Place LTC,
Tweed on Tuesday March 10, 2020.  Ruby Vannest of Tweed in her  89th year.  Daughter of the late Truman and Annie (Selman) Deshane.  Wife of the late Murray.  Mother  of Elaine (Bob), Paul (Sharon), Valerie & the late Donnie, Alan & Roger.  Grandmother of Heather & Stephen Needham, Angela & Scott Trudeau, Amanda Rogers (Joe), Andrew Vannest & Melissa.  Great Grandmother of Vanessa, Jager, ( the late Emily), Taylor, Kendall, Abby, Levi, Rylie, Madison, Maxton, Jackson, Erik, Arabella and Johnathan.  Sister of the late Joe, Hubert, Calvin, Jim Deshane,  Ida Hartin, Lavine Young, Kay Deshane & Beatrice Oliver. The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed on Thursday, March 12 from 11-1p.m. with funeral service to follow in the chapel at 1:00p.m.  Spring interment Thomasburg Cemetery. Donations: Tweed Legion, Emily Trudeau Splash Pad Maintenance Fund or Tweed Heritage Center.

LINDALE:  Agatha Mary
At
Hastings Manor, Belleville , on Friday, March 13, 2020.  Agatha (Courneya) Lindale, of Madoc, in her 98th year.  Wife of the late Thomas Lindale.  Mother of Tom (Bonnie), Belleville, Cecelia, Vernon, BC, Marie (Keith), NB, Theresa, Victoria, BC, and Mike, Madoc.  Loved by 12 grandchildren, many great grandchildren and the late Tara.  Sister of Frank Courneya, Cecelia Dafoe, Anne Lamb, Theresa Abrams and the late Jenny, Lawrence, Ray, Bernadette, Edmond, Jerry and Alphonse.  The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc, from 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 18 with Mass of Christian Burial to follow in Sacred Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church, Madoc, at 12 Noon.  Spring Interment Sacred Heart Cemetery , Madoc.  Donations:  Sacred Heart of Mary Church.

VARRIN:  Peter “ Wayne
At Quinte Health Care Belleville General, on Sunday, February 16, 2020.  Wayne Varrin, of Madoc, in his 71st year.  Son of the late Vivian and Shirley (Baskett) Varrin.  Husband of Janice (Nylund) Varrin.  Father of
Regina Mae Varrin (Brad) and Ryan Vivian Varrin (Tarin).  Grandfather of Desirae, Colton , Hayden and Saxon.  Brother of Ernest Varrin (Chris).  Cremation has taken place.  The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc from 12 Noon on Friday, February 28 with memorial service to follow at 1:00 p.m.  Donations:  Diabetes Canada , Heart and Stroke Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society.

HARMAN: Clara Anne (nee Halsted)
Peacefully, February 11, 2020, at Stirling Manor Nursing Home.  Clara Harman, in her 87th year. Predeceased by her husband “Jake” Donald Harman. Clara was originally from
Stouffville, ON before settling in Madoc, ON where she enjoyed many happy years in her tranquil country home, creating many happy memories with family, time spent around her pool, her love of antiques, birds, chickens and cards. She was an active volunteer and member of the Red Hats and other organizations. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother “GG” to us all. She will be sadly missed but not forgotten by her children Donald Harman (Darlah), Daniel Harman (Susan), Kenneth Harman (Nicole), and Rebecca Burry (late Mike), her grandchildren Jesse, Nicole, Bridget and Luke (Leslie). Ever loved “GG” to Colby, Londyn, Tayler, Cameron and Ava. A special thank you to the nursing staff at Stirling Manor for the love and care that was given to “Clare Bear”. A family celebration of life will follow in the spring.


WOODS: Robert John Wayne
At
Peterborough Regional Health Centre, Peterborough , on Friday, February 14, 2020.  Wayne Woods, of Marmora, in his 71st year.  Son of the late Clifford & Anna Woods.  Husband of Marlene Woods.  Father of Marlean (Gord) McLean, Robert Woods (Tianna), Darin Woods, and Kenny (Tanya) Woods.  Grandfather of Alana, Tyler , Nathan, Brandon , Brianna, Lachlan , Blake, Bralin, Reilly, Bryce, Brayden.  Great grandfather of Cali , Gavin, and Waylon.  At Wayne ’s request, cremation has taken place.  Spring Interment Sacred Heart of Jesus Roman Catholic Cemetery, Marmora.

CAIN: Camilla Mary
At
Kingston General Hospital, on Sunday, February 9, 2020.  Cam Cain, of Marmora, in her 96th year.  Daughter of the late Francis and Camilla (Casserly) Casey.  Wife of the late Jack Cain.  Mother of the late John Burke.  Sister of the late Rita McCandish, Edward, Paul and John Casey and Anne McGuire.  Loved by her nieces and nephews and dear friend Valerie Goguen.  The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora from 12 noon on Saturday, February 15, 2020.  Mass of the Christian Burial will take place in Sacred Heart of Jesus Roman Catholic Church, Marmora, on Saturday, February 15, at 2:00 pm.  Cremation.  Spring Interment Sacred Heart Cemetery

VESTERFELT: Corrinna Lyn (English)
It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of Corrinna Vesterfelt, in her 42nd year.  Daughter of Steve (Kathy) and the late Christine English.  Beloved wife of Gord Vesterfelt.  Loving mother of
Cheyenne , Paige, and Connor.  Caring sister of Jenn (TJ) Empey, Kim (Josh) Swereda, Darryl (Katie) English, and Ashley English.  Daughter-in-law of Brian and Cathy Vesterfelt.  Sister-in- law of Shaun Vesterfelt ( Jenny Mountain ).  Corrinna will be missed by her many nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles.  Friends will be received at the McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc, on Wednesday, February 12, from 2–4 p.m. and 7–9 p.m.  Funeral Service on Thursday, in the funeral home at 2:00 p.m.  Cremation to follow.  In lieu of flowers, donations made in trust for Corrinna’s children would be appreciated.

ANDERSON:  Darrell Stewart
Suddenly, at his home in
Bannockburn , on Thursday, January 30, 2020.  Darrell Anderson, in his 67th year. Darrell, along with his son Tim, was a long-time local owner and operator of Anderson Logging.  Son of the late Stewart and Anna Mae Anderson.  Beloved husband of 42 years to Julie.  Loving father to Tammy Vardy, Loretta Ramsay and Tim Anderson.  Proud poppa to Justin, Austin, Brandon , Julie, Kolt, Cheyenne , Brooke and great poppa to Luke and Amias. The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc, from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral Service in the chapel on Thursday, February 6 at 2:00 p.m.  Cremation with Spring Interment Eldorado Cemetery.  In Darrell’s memory, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

McGREGOR: Walter Carl
Peacefully, at home, on Monday, January 27, 2020, with his family around him.  Beloved son of the late George and Jennie McGregor and stepmother Gladys McGregor.  Loving father of Wendy Siegrist, Jason McGregor (Viviane), James McGregor, Amanda McGregor (Jim).  Always lovingly remembered by his grandchildren, family and friends.  Our world will be a lesser place without him.  Arrangements entrusted to McPherson Funeral Services, British Colombia.  Condolences for the family can be offered at: www.mcphersonfh.com


ROSS: Kelly Ann Elizabeth
At the John M Parrott Centre, Napanee, on Tuesday, January 28, 2020.  Kelly Ross, of Madoc, in her 54th year.  Daughter of the late Arnold & Elizabeth Ross.  Sister of Doug (Terri) Ross, Dave Ross, Tracey (Darrell) Peters, and Mary Ross.  Kelly will be missed by her nieces, nephews, and her Pathways family and friends.  Cremation has taken place.  A Celebration of life will take place on Tuesday February 4th at Pathways to
Independence, Belleville, form 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.  Donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

NEWMAN:  Irene Violet (Calvert)
Passed away at her home in Thomasburg, on Wednesday, January 15, 2020.  Irene Newman, in her 68th year.  Daughter of Ila Calvert and the late Dave Calvert.  Loving mother of Travis (Gayle), Kirk (Mandy), Jeff (Jen), Jordan (Becky), Michael (Nadine).  Proud grandma of Brendan, Spencer, Jack, Alexis, Ethan, Koda, Faron, Carlie, Ben, Wyatt, Charlie, Mitchell, David, Jordyn, Morgan and Bentley.  Cremation has taken place.  A Celebration of Irene's Life will take place on Sunday, February 2, 2020 at the Tweed Agricultural Hall (White Building) 617 Louisa St., Tweed from 1:00- 5:00 p.m.  Arrangements:  McConnell Funeral Home,
Tweed.  Donations in Irene's memory to Heart of Hastings Hospice would be appreciated. Irene was a strong woman who loved and was proud of her family and selfless to a fault.

Burke: John Joseph
At his home in Marmora, on Saturday January 18, 2020.  John Burke in his 70th year.  Son of Camilla Cain, Marmora and the late Joseph Burke.  Cremation has taken place.  Mass of the Christian Burial will be held in Sacred Heart of Jesus Roman Catholic Church, on Friday January 24, 2020 at 11:00 am.  Spring Interment: Sacred Heart Cemetery

ROBERTS:  Jean Gaul
At Golden Plough Lodge, Cobourg, on Saturday, January 18, 2020.  Jean (Barron) Roberts, of Willowdale, in her 92nd year.  Wife of Earl Roberts.  Mother of Bill, Jim (Helga), Gail (Paul), Cathy, Nancy (Doug) and the late Larry.  Grandmother of Jenny, Johnny, Mandy, Katie, Jason, Meghan, Will, Collin, Heather and Todd.  Great grandmaother of Kayla and Brandy-Ann.  Funeral Service will be held at the McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc, on Wednesday, January 22 at 1:00 p.m.  Cremation to follow.


MOORCROFT: William Ross
At Heart of
Hastings Hospice, Madoc, on Saturday, January 11, 2020.  Ross Moorcroft, of Madoc, in his 86th year.  Son of the late Stanley and Keitha Moorcroft.  Husband of Nancy Moorcroft (Wideman).  Father of Grant (Kathy) of Wetaskiwin , AB ; Kathryn Moorcroft (Joe Beausoleil) of Midland ; and Bryan (Susan) of Madoc.  Step-father to Mathew (Tanya) Robinson of Huntsville and Amanda (Dale) Sager of Harrowsmith.  Grandfather of Geoff (Marcy), Michelle (Neal), Sheldon (Rebecca), Natalie (Jarrod), Ryan (Natalie), Danny, Carter, Griffin , and Morgan. Great grandfather to Penelope, Emerson, Conner, Easton , Delaney, Ava, Ben, Wesley.  Friends will be received at the McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc, on Friday, January 17 from 2 - 4 & 7 – 9 p.m.  A celebration of life will take place on Saturday, in the funeral home at 2:00 p.m.  Cremation has taken place.  Spring Interment Hazzard's Cemetery .  Donations to Heart of Hastings Hospice or Hazzard’s Corners Church would be appreciated.

STEVENS: Shirley May Margaret ( Walker )
At Quinte Health Care,
Belleville General Hospital , on Tuesday, January 14, 2020.  Shirley Stevens, of Deloro, in her 83rd year.  Daughter of the late Ernest and Bernice Walker.  Stepdaughter of Alex Clarke.  Wife of Marcus Stevens.  Mother of Patricia (late John) Kwasek, Rick Cooper, Ron Cooper and the late Tom Ramsay.  Grandmother and great grandmother to many.  Sister of Boyd Walker, Doug Walker, William Walker, Kenneth Walker, Mona Lucas, Jerry Clarke, Linda Downey and the late Bob Walker, Ernie Walker, and John Walker.  Sister-in-law of Vivian (Joe) Perri, Beverly (Robert) McLean, Delores (Carl) Chambers, Royden (Christine) Stevens, Adele Stevens, and the late Linda Thomson.  Friends will be received at the McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc, on Thursday, January 16, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.  Funeral service to take place in the funeral home on Friday at 10:00 a.m. Spring Interment Cooper Cemetery. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

DUNLOP: Edward David Alexander
At Quinte Health Care, Belleville General Hospital, on Saturday, January 4, 2020.  Edward Dunlop, of Trenton, in his 77th year.  Son of the late David Dunlop and Isobelle Dunlop (Chambers).   Husband of Lucy (Fraser).  Predeceased by his 5 siblings.  Ed will be missed by his many nieces and nephews.  An interment will take place in the spring in Mont Nebo Cemetery, Springbrook.  Donations made to St. Marks Church, Bonarlaw. 


SEDORE:  Gerald William
At Quinte Health Care Belleville General, on Saturday, January 4, 2020.  Gerald Sedore, of Madoc, in his 63rd year.  Son of the late William Sedore and Grace Young.  Father of Derek Sedore (Sarah Savoy), Tina Sedore and Natasha (Dan) Rivers.  Grandfather of Jacob,
Austin , Emily, Nathan, Jasmine, Sydney , Jonathan, Lincoln , Denver , Faith and Katie.  Brother of Cheyrl, Laurie, Crystal, Nancy, Phillip and the late Debbie and Harry.  Cremation has taken place.  Friends will be received at the McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc, on Sunday, January 12 from 12 – 1 p.m. with a celebration of life at 1:00 p.m.

ROSENPLOT: Walter Casler
Peacefully passed away at
Belleville General Hospital, on Sunday, January 5, 2020 in his 95th year.  Cherished husband and best friend of Marguerite (Meeks) for over 74 years.  He will be lovingly remembered by sons Douglas, Belleville; Bruce (Late Barb) Oshawa, Roger (Evelyn), Belleville; his sister Helen Bodechon (Nepean), all his grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, friends and their families.  Predeceased by his parents Earnest & Delia (Brown) Rosenplot and his brothers Carl, George, Willis, Wellington, and Paul as well as his sisters Ethel Drier, Muriel Lott and Myrtle Leveck.  Retired from Sawyer Stoll Lumber and Tweed Pallet Plant, he was a skilled craftsman with wood and leaves behind a large collection of treasured items he lovingly made.  The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home Tweed, on Thursday, January 9, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 12:00 noon.  Interment Victoria Cemetery.  Reception to follow at the funeral home.  Special thanks to the staff on Quinte 4 and the VON Assistive Living for Seniors Program workers.  Donations: Heart & Stroke Foundations or the Canadian Cancer Society. 

DESHANE: Keith Allan
At Peterborough Regional Healthcare, on Friday. December 27, 2019. Keith Deshane, of Stirling, in his 83rd year. Cherished husband of late wife Laurel Margaret (Arbuckle).  Son of the late George & Marjorie (Young) Deshane.  Loving father of twins Jamie (Cathy) Deshane of Stirling and Julie (Harry) Hollenga of Bobcaygeon. Loved by his 7 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Keith will be remembered for his love of gardening and his caring, kind manner with all the people he encountered. He was a hard working, spiritual man who will be dearly missed. The family would like to thank Campbellford and Peterborough hospitals as well as all the VON staff who gave such great care in and away from home. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Campbellford Memorial Hospital (givetocmh.ca/donate-now) or through the McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed. (613-478-3535) A private interment has taken place. A memorial service will be held at Centennial Secondary School, 160 Palmer Rd., Belleville,  on January 11, 2020 at 2 p.m. 

DEAN: Allan Winfred
At Quinte Healthcare B.G.H., on Saturday, December 28, 2019.  Al Dean, of Tweed, in his 87th year.  Son of the late Winfred (Artherine) Dean, NS.  Husband of Marguerite (Winn).  Father of Debbie Dean, Tweed; David (Tricia) Dean, Oshawa; Steven (Shelley) Rose, Thunder Bay.  Grandfather of Devin, Cassandra, Nathan, Lauren, Ryan, and the late Little John.  Brother of Sylvia Newhook, NS; Lillian Gilbert, NS and the late Florence Dean, Harry Dean, William Dean, and Violet Johnson.  The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed, from 10:00 a.m. on Monday, January 6, 2020, where funeral service will take place at 12:00 noon.  Interment Victoria Cemetery, Tweed.  Donations: Canadian Cancer Society.


PIGDEN:  Aileen Frances (Bailey)
At Quinte Health Care,
Belleville General Hospital , on Tuesday, December 31, 2019.  Aileen Pigden, of Madoc, in her 94th year.  Daughter of the late Harold & Floella Bailey.  Wife of the late Douglas Pigden.  Mother of Judy (Eric) Sandford and Jim (Joanne) Pigden.  Grandmother of Heather Sandford, Brenda (Paul) Nair, Brad (Carrie) Pigden, and Amy (Mike) Megill.  Great grandmother of Ryder and Jaxon.  Sister of Fred (late Jean) Bailey and the late Gibson (Sylvia) Bailey.  Aileen will be missed by her many nieces and nephews.  Friends will be received at the McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc, on Friday, January 3, 2020 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.   Funeral Service to take place on Saturday, in Madoc Trinity United Church , at 11:00 a.m.  Cremation to follow.  Donations made to Madoc Trinity United Church would be appreciated.

BARKER:  Gordon Robert
At his home, on Saturday, December 28, 2019.  Gordon Barker, of Madoc, in his 85th year.  Husband of the late Edna (Matthews) Barker.  Father of Frank , Saskatchewan , Betty Byllis, Manitoba , Roberta, Madoc, Delbert, Madoc and Roger, Trenton .  Loved by his 7 grandchildren and his many great grandchildren.  There will be no service.  Cremation with Spring Interment Cooper Cemetery.  Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.

OLIVER:  Esther Hattie
At Quinte Health Care Belleville General, on Tuesday, December 24, 2019.  Esther (Cook) Oliver, of Eldorado, in her 91st Year.  Wife of the late James Oliver.  Mother of Robert, Cathy Gumbley, Lynn Colwell, Bruce and Harvey.  Loved by her many grandchildren and great grandchildren.  The family will receive friends at the Madoc Wesleyan and
Free Methodist Church , on Friday, January 3 from 1:00 p.m., where funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m.  Spring Interment O’Hara Cemetery.  Donations:  Heart of Hastings Hospice.  Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.

WILLIAMS: George Patrick
Passed away peacefully, at home, December 20, 2019, in his 91st year. Beloved husband of 30 years to Gwen (nee: Reid). Son of the late George and Mae Williams. Predeceased by his brother William Williams, wife Joan Williams, son Doug Ray and daughter Mary McLaughlin.  Loving father of Lois (Ian) Stark, Margaret Ann (Al) Ryan, Patti (Larry) Harrison, Peggy (Mike) Smith, Debbie Spatola, George (Evelyn) Williams Jr., Garth (Connie) Williams and Jimmy (Bonnie) Ray.  Loving brother of Eileen Morley and Jack  (Vivian) Williams. George will be sadly missed by many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.  At George’s request, cremation has taken place with no service at this time. A celebration of life and interment will follow at a later date. Donations in George's memory can be made to Heart of Hastings Hospice, Madoc.


KENNEDY: Joan Rose
At St. Patrick’s Home,
Ottawa, on Friday, December 13, 2019.  Joan (Shannon), formerly of Marmora, in her 85th year.  Daughter of the late Donald & Joanne (Mullin) Shannon.   Wife of the late Leonard Kennedy.  Joan will always be loved and remembered by her children, Justin (Halina), Karen (Chris) and Robert (Amanda); and her grandchildren Brittany, Cody, Jared, Alexandra and Liam.  Sister of Mary (late Bernard) Doyle, Patrick (Bernie) Shannon, John (Joyce) Shannon, Leo (Dianna) Shannon and the late Clarence (late Florence) Shannon, the late Lucy (late Alan) Mumby and the late Don (Jean) Shannon.  The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora, from 6-8 p.m. n Tuesday, December 17.   Mass of the Christian Burial will take place in Sacred Heart of Jesus Roman Catholic Church, Marmora, on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.  Cremation.  Interment St Joseph’s Cemetery, Douro.  Donations: Heart & Stroke Foundation.

CHALK, Joseph Laverne
At his home on Wednesday, December 11, 2019.  Laverne Chalk, of Marmora, in his 66th year.  Son of the late Fred and Bernice Chalk.  Husband of Dorothy Chalk.  Father of Rosemary (James) Steketee, Jeff (Sarah) Brant, Cory Chalk, and Andrew (
Kendall ) Brant.  Laverne will be missed by his 9 grandchildren.  Brother of Alfred (Eileen) Chalk, Marion (John) Berchard, Bob (Kathy) Chalk, and Jim (Karen) Chalk.  Friends will be received at the McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora, on Sunday, December 15, from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.   Memorial service to take place on Monday at 11:00 a.m. in the Marmora Free Methodist Church .  Donations made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

MARSHALL
:  Art
At his residence on Monday, December 9, 2019.  Art Marshall in his 87th year.  Son of the late Clarence & Florence Marshall.  Husband of the late Elda.  Loving father of Stephen (Nancy) & the late Linda.  Proud grandfather of Kaitlyn, Colin & Hilary.  Predeceased by his sister Jean McLeod.  Cremation has taken place.  A Celebration of Life will take place at a later date. Arrangements:  McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed
.

MCRAE: Ronald McDonell
Ron died peacefully in Marmora, December 3, 2019 in Ontario, at the age of 76. Ron is survived by his dear friend Ellen Shakura (Toronto, On), Daughter, Susan McRae (Belleville, On) Son, Ron McRae (Prince Edward County,On) Much loved grandchildren Mitchell King (Kingston, On), Chantal Brose (Garrett) (Kingston, On), His siblings, Marie Kenyon (Dave) ( Burlington, On), Allan McRae (Vernon, BC). And by many Cousins, Nieces, Nephews and Friends.  Ron is preceded in death by his parents, Rose Antoinette McRae (nee McDonell), John Wallace McRae, his eldest son John “Michael” McRae, his brothers Ian McRae, Lorne McRae and Michael McRae. Ron was born on February 3,1943 in Cornwall, Ontario to John and Rose McRae. Ron spent his early years at the family farm in Glen Nevis, Ontario. After moving to Brampton, Ontario, Ron worked for many years as a painter with his father John and for himself as a painter. Later, Ron attended George Brown College where he received a diploma as a Personal Support Worker. He worked for the Toronto Seniors Centre Dixon Hall for almost 30 years before retiring in 2016. Ron enjoyed baseball, pool and bingo. He was a hard worker.  He had a good sense of humor and he loved chocolate, lots of chocolate, and was passionate about coins. He was an active and dedicated member of the High Park Group, was their treasurer for many years and often volunteered at the group functions. A Celebration of Life will take place during the summer of 2020 with the details to be announced at a later date. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Ron’s life. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to The Alzheimer Society of Hastings and Prince Edward at 470 Dundas St E, Belleville, Ontario
. The family would like to thank all those who provided care for Ron.

HANNA: Ivy Elizabeth (nee: Rodger)
At Moira Place Long Term Care Home, Tweed , with family by her side, on Wednesday, December 4, 2019.  Ivy Hanna, of Tweed, in her 89th year.  Daughter of the late Ed & Annie Rodger.  Wife of the late William Robert Hanna.  Mother of Rodger (Angel) Hanna.  Grandmother of Jeff and Karley.  Sister of Lilias (Harold) Stead and the late Clive Rodger.  Sister-in-law of Alta Rodger and George (Sandra) Hanna.  Ivy will be missed by her many nieces and nephews.  Friends will be received at the McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed , on Sunday, December 8 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.  Funeral Service to follow at 3:00 p.m. in the funeral home.  Interment to take place Monday in  Elmwood Cemetery , Perth , at 10:30 a.m.  Donations made to St. John's United Church , The Alzheimer Society, or Tweed Minor Hockey would be appreciated. 

COATES: Carolyn Sarah
At Moira Place LTC Tweed, on Tuesday, December 3, 2019. Carolyn (Humphrey), formerly of Frankford and Lennoxville, QC, in her 91st year.  Daughter of the late Henry & Sarah (Roarke) Humphrey.  Wife of the late Donald John Coates.  Loving mother of Cathy (Robin Goodfellow), Port Coquitlam, BC; Barbara Coates, Kamloops, BC; Garth (Isabel), Georgetown & Carl (Shelley), Roslin.  Devoted grandmother of Andrew & Laura, Bryan & David. The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed from 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 11, 2019 where funeral service will take place at 12:00 noon.  Interment Victoria CemeteryTweed.  Donations: Alzheimer Society or Charity of Choice.

WOOD: Dale Wesley
It is with great sorrow that we share the passing of Dale, on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at Heart of Hastings Hospice, Madoc, after a long battle with cancer.  Son of the late Willard and Keitha Wood.  Husband of Christine Wood (nee: Reavie).  Predeceased by wife Bonnie (Barker) and his brother Arthur Wood.  Father of Andrew (Vicki) Wood, Vince (Tammy) Wood, and Rachel Reavie.  Devoted poppa to James, Joshua, John (Noelle), James, Alex, and Robin.  Dale will be dearly missed by his 8 great grandchildren, his many sisters and brothers and nieces and nephews.  Special thank you to the wonderful staff at the Heart of Hastings Hospice, Madoc, who made Dale’s last days comfortable.  As per Dale’s wishes, cremation has taken place,. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.  Donations to Heart of Hastings Hospice would be appreciated.


DAVISON: Cora Ida
At L& A County General Hospital, Napanee, on Monday, December 2, 2019.  Cora (Cuddy), of Flinton, in her 96th year.  Daughter of the late Robert & Grace (White) Cuddy.  Wife of the late Earl Davison.  Mother of Glenn (Donna), Flinton; Margaret (Philip) Schwager,  Flinton,  and Charles (Betty), Madoc . Grandmother of Corey, Dayna, Laura & Emily, Rebecca, Sarah, David, Nicole and Mark.  Great Grandmother of  Keara, Lochlan, Aislin, Kenneth, Ashley, Colby, Ava, Jakob, Wesley, Elliott, Tanner, Jackson, Miles, Stella & Beau.  Great great grandmother of Griffin.  Sister of Ibra Cuddy, Lola Gray, and the late Ruby Wise, Winnie Hill, George Cuddy and Elsie Mahoney.  The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed from 11:00 am Friday, December 6, 2019 until time of service at 1:00 p.m.  Spring Interment Flinton United Church Cemetery.  Donations: Pine Meadow Nursing Home, where she was loved and cared for by the staff, and had many happy years with her many good friends and sister Lola.

CORKIN:  Delia Jane
Passed away peacefully at Moira Place, Tweed on Friday, November 29, 2019 in her 96th year.  Beloved wife of the late Howard. Dear daughter of the late William and Delia Talbot. Loving mother of Lloyd (and wife Wendy), Edie, Jean and Gloria (Ginger).  Sister of Margaret (Sis) and Edith and the late Catherine,  Marilyn, Judy, Reggie, Roy and Sonny. Sadly missed by grandchildren David (wife Vicky), Ed, Lori and her great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.  Cremation has taken place. A Celebration Of Life will be held in the spring with interment in Victoria Cemetery, Tweed.  Arrangements:  McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed

HERRINGTON:  Ralph E.
At his home in
Tweed, on Wednesday, November 27, 2019.  Ralph Herrington, in his 81st year.  Son of the late Hubert and Mary Herrington.  Brother of Keith Whitmore, Marlene (Percy) Lewington, Linda Dainard, Sheran, Dale and the late Donald, James and Alvin.  Ralph will be missed by his many nieces and nephews.  The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc, from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, December 3.  Spring Interment White Lake Cemetery.  Donations to the World Wildlife Fund – Canada would be appreciated. 

TOKLEY:  Jean

On Tuesday, November 26, 2019.  Jean (Cassidy) Tokley, of Queensborough, in her 97th year.  Wife of the late Harold Tokley.  Mother of Ron (Maureen), Gerald (Marian) and Elaine Gordon (David).  Grandmother of Greg (Sarah), Carol (Scott), Farley, Leanne (Kevin), Rhonda, Robert (Kristi), Steven (Cheri Jo) and Jeffery (Catie).  Great grandmother of Devon, Tessa, Alia, Rory, Liam, Emma, Cheyenne , Makena, Carsin, Izaac, Avery, Addison and Aubrey.  Sister of the late Ken (Bernice) Cassidy.  The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc, on Friday, November 29 from 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m.  Funeral service will follow at 1:00 p.m.  Interment Greenwood Cemetery , Queensborough.  Donations to St. Andrew’s United Church , Queensborough or Greenwood Cemetery , Queensborough would be appreciated.

LAW:  Judith Angela
At the
Campbellford Memorial Hospital on Friday, November 22, 2019.  Judith Law, formerly of Scarborough in her 85th year.  Longtime owner of J.A. Law License Issuers in Scarborough.  Daughter of the late Fred & Kathleen Boyers.  Beloved wife of the late Harold “Finn” Law.  Loving mother of David (Debbie), Glenn & Nancy (John).  Proud grandmother of Scott, Joey, Robbie, Sydney & Lauren.  Godmother of Carl Beckford.  Predeceased by her brother Lionel.  Judith will be fondly remembered by her nieces, nephew & extended family & friends.  Cremation has taken place.  The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, 9 Bursthall St., Marmora on Sunday, December 1, 2019 from 1-2p.m. with a memorial service to follow in the chapel.  Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

BAKER:  Calvin Edward UE
Peacefully, at Heart of
Hastings Hospice, Madoc, on Thursday, November 21, 2019.  Calvin Baker, of Deloro, in his 87th year.  Son of the late Ellen Spry UE.  Grandson of the late Edith UE and Charles Baker.  Husband of the late Valerie (Child) and the late Doreen (Acker). He will be sadly missed by his son Gordon (Donna) Baker, granddaughter Nicole (Will) Gardiner and great grandson Joey.  Brother of Patricia (Richard) Staples, Ruth Stedall, Isobel (Bill) Cole, Kenneth (Gail) Spry and Philip (Linda) Spry.  Brother-in-law of Gail Spry and Shirley (Norm) Dattilo.  Predeceased by siblings Robert Spry, Phyllis Spry, Gordon Spry, brother-in-law Charles Stedall, and sister-in-law Theresa Child.  Friends will be received at the McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora, on Saturday, November 30 from 2-4 p.m.  Cremation to follow.  Interment Zion Cemetery at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, donations to Heart of Hastings Hospice, Madoc would be appreciated.

COLE: Gary Clayton
At his home in
Stirling, on Monday, November 18, 2019.  Gary Cole, in his 74th year.  Son of the late Clayton & Syble (Jones) Cole.  Husband of Judy (Goodchild).  Father of Angela (Elmer) Stevenson, Trenton and Cindy Cole, Belleville.  Grandfather of Cole and Kirk.  Brother of Bill Cole (Isobel)  and Lyle Cole, Marmora.  Cremation has taken place.  A graveside service will take place at a later date.  Donations: Canadian Cancer Society or Diabetes Canada.

KIRKLAND
: Mary Jacqueline (nee Webster)

Passed away peacefully, at Moira Place in Tweed, on Saturday, November 16, 2019,  in her 84th year. Dearest daughter of the late Laura Webster.   Loving mother of Thomas and his wife Mary Ann of Melbourne, Susan of Vancouver, Matthew and his wife Pam of Madoc.  Dear grandmother of Sam, Harry, Eleanor and Victoria, Patrick, Marissa, Gabriel.  Dear sister of Shirley Pothier (Walter).  Predeceased by sisters Eleanor Newlands (Jim) and Barbara Vallas (Carl).  Sadly missed by nieces, nephews, friends and relatives.  A life-long learner, Mary enjoyed a rewarding career in teaching and Mary Kay cosmetics.  She will be greatly missed by all those who knew her. Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed.

TUFTS:  Douglas Wayne, Major (Retired)
Loving spouse of Judith Gray passed away peacefully at the Riverpath Retirement Community in
Ottawa on November 18, 2019.  Son of the late Harry & Elsie Tufts, Douglas Tufts of Madoc, Ontario, was born on December 8, 1932 and “took his final flight” in his 87th year.  Doug is survived by his sons, Colin Tufts (Cassandra Bowers), Toronto; Paul (Patricia) Tufts, Vancouver; his stepdaughters Christina Amos and Nancy Amos (Delaney Turner), Ottawa; and his grandchildren Phoebe Tufts, Ashton Tufts, and Maia Dyer Amos.  Doug was predeceased by his beloved daughter Andrea Tufts and his siblings Bevis "Bev" Tufts and Shirley Posnikoff.  Doug was a civil engineering graduate of Royal Military College (RMC) and had a long career in the Royal Canadian Air Force, serving in both Europe and Canada.  Doug finished his career in Ottawa working in the Public Service of Canada.  Upon his retirement, Doug moved back to his roots on the family farm in Madoc where he enjoyed raising cattle.  Friends and family will be received at the McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc, on Saturday, November 23 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. with a service taking place at 1:00 p.m.  Interment to follow at White Lake Cemetery, Madoc.  Donations made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation (https://www.heartandstroke.ca),  Alzheimer Society of Canada (https://alzheimer.ca/en/Home), or Canadian Wildlife Federation (http://www.cwf-fcf.org/en/) would be appreciated

McMURRAY:  Bertha “Marcella”
At her home, on Saturday, November 16, 2019.  Marcella (Burkitt) McMurray, of Gilmour, in her 83rd year.  Daughter of the late John and Bertha Burkitt.  Wife of William McMurray.  Mother of Deborah Diemert (Gerry) and Sonya Tennisco (Daniel).  Grandmother of Edward William Bay and the late Jonathan Arthur Bay.  Sister of Ruby Cross, John Burkitt, Betty McMurray, Pat Clarke, Garland Burkitt and the late Douglas Burkitt, Doris Newfeld, Donna Romphf and
Arnold Burkitt.  The family will receive friends at Mount Zion Pentecostal Church , Gilmour, on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.  Funeral service in the church on Wednesday, November 20 at 11:00 a.m.  Interment Gilmour Cemetery .  Donations:  Mount Zion Church or Hospice North Hastings , Bancroft.  Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.

HAMILTON:  Doris Mae (nee: Gavel)
At Sunnycrest Nursing Home,
Whitby , on Friday, November 15, 2019.  Doris Hamilton, of Marmora, in her 103rd year.  Daughter of the late Elisha and Eva Gavel.  Wife of the late John Power, Pete Hardy, and Carman Hamilton.  Mother of Larry (Ellen) Power and the late Kenneth (Helen) Power.  Mother-in-law of  Christine Tsiobanos.  Grandmother of Owen, Lynn (Bill), Debbie (Kevin), and Ken Jr (Nicole).  Great grandmother of Katrina, Eva, Lindsay, Brandon, and Daniel (Sara).  Great great grandmother of Violet and Emma.  Friends will be received at the McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora, on Wednesday, November 20 from 11 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. with a funeral service taking place at 1:00 p.m.  Interment will take place at Claremont Union Cemetery at a later date.  Donations made to the Marmora Pentecostal Church would be appreciated.

LLOYD: Joan Elizabeth
At Campbellford Memorial Hospital, on Sunday, November 17, 2019.  Joan (Crawford), of Madoc, in her 90th year.  Daughter of the late John and Gladys (Bower) Crawford.  Wife of the late Gordon Lloyd.  Mother of Kim Lloyd (Ron), Toronto; Brad Lloyd (LeeAnn), Mississauga and Candace Dafoe (Darryl), Tweed.  Grandmother of Courtenay, Morganna (Darren), Jenssen (Jalene), Cameron (Elisabeth), Devon (Jessica) and Casey (Matthew).  Great grandmother of Leandra, Jade, Noah and Tristan.  Sister of George and Charles Crawford and the late Molly, William and Gordon Crawford.  Cremation has taken place.  The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc, on Thursday, November 21 from 11:00 a.m. until time of service at 1:00 p.m.  Interment Lakeview Cemetery.  Donations: Heart of Hastings Hospice.


CARMAN:  Elwood “Stub” Leroy
Passed away peacefully, at B.G.H., on Sunday, November 3, 2019.  Beloved husband, of 52 years, to the late Donna Carman (nee DeRushie).  Loving father of Katherine Whalen (Stephen), Stewart, and Christine.  Survived by sister, Velma Moynes (
Elgin ).  Predeceased by his parents Charles and Rebecca Carman, daughter, Gena Francis (Carman), brother, Laverne (Velma) and sister Audrey Kelly (Gene).  Loved by many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.  Stub began his career with Ontario Hydro (Hydro One) as a linesman and retired as a supervisor.  There will be a private family service at Eldorado Cemetery .  A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, November 23 at Madoc Township Recreation Centre, 15651 Hwy 62, Madoc , ON , between 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or University Hospitals Kingston-Oncology .  Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.

TAYLOR :  Robert Eugene “Bert”
At Moira Place Long-Term Care, Tweed , on Tuesday, November 12, 2019.  Bert Taylor, born in Barrie, resident of Madoc, in his 91st year.  Dedicated member of The Knights of Columbus .  Husband of Mary (McCutcheon) Taylor .  Father of Kathy (Dave) Osmond, Mike, Kelly (Dan) DeClair, Kim (Randy) Love and the late Carol.  Grandfather of Sherry, Adrian, Emma, Natalie, Melissa, Katelynn, Jessica and Colby.  Great grandfather of Jorja, Lila, Roslyn, Danae, Teagan, Sienna, Brody, Hunter, Addison, Colton and Madelynn.  Cremation has taken place.  The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc, on Friday, November 15 from 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m. followed by Mass of Christian Burial in Sacred Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church, Madoc, at 1:00 p.m.  Spring Interment Sacred Heart Cemetery .  Donations to the San Damiano Foundation – Foundations Youth Centre, Madoc would be appreciated.

BURRIS:  Marianne (nee: Drummond)
At her home, on Saturday, November 9, 2019.  Marianne Burris, of Madoc, in her 88th year.  Daughter of the late James and Mary Drummond.  Wife of the late Ray Burris.  Mother of Paul (Brenda), Kathy (Dan Mahoney), Carol Anne (Pat), David, Shelley (Mark) Ramsay, and Julie.  Grandmother of Elisa Burris, Paul (Sarah) Burris Jr., Ryan (Samantha) Ramsay, and Courtney Ramsay.  Sister of the late William and Robert Drummond.  Friends will be received at the McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc, on Tuesday, November 12 from 10-11 a.m. with funeral service to follow at 11:00 a.m.  Interment Hazzard’s Cemetery.  Donations to the Quinte Humane Society, Three Oaks Foundation, Anchor of Hope Pregnancy and Family Care Centre, or San Damiano Foundation-Foundations Youth Centre, Madoc would be appreciated.


GEAR:  Daniel Alfred “Danny”
Doing what he loved in the bush, on Monday, November 4, 2019.  Danny Gear, of Cooper, in his 51st year.  Son of the late Lawrence and Eleanor Gear.  Son-in-law of Don and the late Anita.  Husband of April (Weese) Gear.  Father of Lawrence, Joshua, TJ, Jeff, Robert and Katelynn.  Brother of Karen, Sherry, Laurie, Larry, Jason, Debra and the late Warren and Sarah.  Loved by his many grandchildren.  Cremation has taken place and there will be no service at this time. 
Danny had a love for the outdoors, always enjoying his fishing and hunting excursions. Anyone who knew him would be aware of his hearty laugh and kind heart.  Donations:  The Heart of
Hastings Hospice.
Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.


ELLIS:  Robert Cecil Daniel
Peacefully, on Wednesday, November 6, 2019.  Robert Ellis, of Marmora, in his 75th year.  Son of the late Wilbert “Benny” and Blanche Ellis.  Husband of the late Doreen Ellis and Sylvia Ellis.  Father of Sherry Lynn (Tim) Forbes, Ronny (Chrystal) Ellis, and Lisa (Philip) McInroy.  Stepfather of Mark (Shelly) Quick, Michael Quick, and Julie (Stacey) McMillan.  Grandfather of Robby, Chrystopher, Carsyn, Elizabeth , P.J., Nathan, Ruby-Mae, Tekla, Shayla, and Ronan.  Brother of Florence (late Bob) Chicoski, Brenda (Bill) Ryan, Joyce (Wally) Harding, Herb (Judy) Ellis, Jim Ellis, and the late Doreena Chard.  Friends will be received at the McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora, on Friday November 8 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.  Funeral service in Marmora Pentecostal Church on Saturday, November 9 at 1:00 p.m.  Interment Zion Cemetery .  Donations to Marmora Pentecostal Church or Marmora Free Methodist Church would be appreciated

RIDGWAY: John Michael “Mike”
At Campbellford Memorial Hospital, on Tuesday, October 29, 2019.  Mike Ridgway, of Marmora, in his 69th year.  Son of the late Albert & Margaret Ridgway.  Father of Jennifer Ridgway.  Brother of Jackie Devlin, Tom (Janet) Ridgway, and Peter Ridgway.  Mike will be missed by his many nieces and nephews.  Cremation with a private family service has taken place.  Donations made to the Quinte Humane Society would be appreciated. 


LEES:  Richard Dewey (Rick)
At his home, in Thomasburg, on Sunday, October 27, 2019.  Rick Lees, in his 64th year.   Son of the late Mervil & Dorothy Lees.  Beloved husband of Cathy (Palmateer).  Loving father of Michelle & David.  Proud grandfather of 5 grandchildren.  Brother of Doug, Ross, Lucky, Dot, Pat & the late Diane, Kristine & Gregory.  Rick will be sadly missed by his best friends Casey & Duke.  Cremation has taken place.   There will be no visitation or service.  Arrangements:  McConnell Funeral Home,
Tweed.  Donations to the Heart of Hastings Hospice or the Erin Palmateer Memorial Pool in Rick's memory would be appreciated.

MITCHELL: Christopher Allan
On Thursday, October 3, 2019, in his 62nd year. Chris passed away suddenly, at home in Madoc, after a brave battle with cancer. Predeceased by his parents Hugh and Betty, brother Peter, and son Dustin. Loved and cherished best friend of Rose McNab. Loving father of Mason (
Taylor ), and proud grandfather of Parker. Much loved brother of Michael (Joan), Maureen Breakspear (Dan) and Bernadette Grady (Mike).  Loved by many nieces and nephews, and countless friends. Celebration of Life to be held Friday, November 8, at Knights of Columbus Hall, Peterborough , from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.

FONDYGA:  Pamela (nee: Price)
At IOOF Seniors Home, Barrie, on Saturday, October 26, 2019.  Pamela Fondyga, of Marmora, in her 95th year.  Daughter of the late John & Sarah Price.  Wife of the late Marian Stanislaw Fondyga.  Mother of Tony (Jo-Anne) Fondyga and the late Julia.  Grandmother of Sarah Fondyga, Max Fondyga, Pamela (Stosh) Jarecki, Anthony (Lisa) Mitts and Christopher (Laura) Fondyga.  Great grandmother to Knight, Toni, Sarah, Tristan, Jakob, Olivia, and Abbygail.  Aunt to Olivia Fondyga and her son John.  Friends will be received at the McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora, on Saturday, November 2 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. with a funeral service at 12:30 p.m.  Interment Sacred Heart of Jesus Roman Catholic Cemetery.  Donations made to Heart of Hastings Hospice or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. 

McGUIRE:  Ervin James
At
Stirling Manor Nursing Home, on Friday, October 25, 2019.  Ervin McGuire, of Madoc, in his 93rd year.  Son of the late John and Annie (Williamson) McGuire.  Brother of the late Patricia McGuire and Beulah Roushorn (William).  Uncle of Ann Sexsmith and Allen Roushorn (Norma).  Great uncle of Lori Derry (Dennis), John Sexsmith and Diane Sexsmith (Phillip).  Great great uncle of Michelle, Megan, Casey and Riley.  A private graveside service was held at White Lake Cemetery.  Donations:  Diabetes Canada.  Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.

COX: Marion Elizabeth (Betty)
Peacefully, at Heart of
Hastings Hospice, Madoc, on Saturday, October 12, 2019. Betty (McCulloch), of Tweed, in her 93rd year.  Daughter of the late Stanley and Frances (Murdock) McCulloch.  Wife of the late Herbert Cox.  Mother of Mary Jane Morton, Burlington; Barbara (Mark) Holleran, Austin, Texas; Beth (Philip) Rashotte, Tweed; Lynn (Wayne) Lajoie, Kingston; John, Toronto and Jennifer, Toronto.  Grandmother of Sarah (Brent) Pascoe, Darren (Fiona) Rashotte, Shane (Katlin) Rashotte; Michael (Heather) Morton, Bryan Morton, Caitlin Holleran and Sondra Holleran.  Great grandmother of Louisa & Carson Rashotte, Ethan & Laine Pascoe, Mila & Kenny Rashotte and Henry Morton.  Sister-in-law of Mabel McCulloch, Belleville and sister of the late Robert McCulloch.  A private interment has taken place at Victoria Cemetery, Tweed.  The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed, on Friday, November 1, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until 12 noon.  Donations: Heart of Hastings Hospice or Erin Palmateer Pool.
Special thanks to the Heart of Hastings Hospice, the staff of Bayview Retirement Home and Quinte 5 of B.G.H.


DELINE:  Hazel Ann
At Quinte Health Care,
Belleville General Hospital , on Thursday, October 24, 2019.  Hazel Deline, of Tweed, in her 76th year.  Daughter of the late Harvey & Laura Deline.  Beloved wife of Donald Courneyea.  Step-mother of Brian (Tina) Courneyea, Cheryl (Steve) O'Coin, Cathy (late Bob) Alexander, Mark (Lisa) Courneyea, Laurie Dumais and Tim Courneyea.  Sister of Howard, Cathy, and Sherleen, and the late Ruth and Dorothy.   Hazel will be missed by her nieces and nephews.  Grandmother to Nicole, Kristen, Sarah , Chad , Mindy, Katrina, Kerry, and Jasmine.  Great-grandmother of Jordyn, Tyson, Josclyn, Kelten, and Keegan.  Cremation has taken place.  Friends will be received at the McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed , on Saturday, October 26 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. with a memorial service taking place at 1:00 p.m.  Interment St. Carthagh's Cemetery, Tweed .  Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.​​

FRASER:  Douglas William
At his residence, in Madoc, on Sunday, October, 20, 2019.  Doug Fraser, in his 66th year.  Son of the late Bill and Eileen Fraser.  Father of Leighland (Ashley), Dustin (Jackie) and Carolyn Ellis (Larry).  Grandfather of Aubrey, Karson, Austin, Bentley and Elizabeth, Patrick and Nicholas.  Brother of Mel McCartney (Ron).  Cremation has taken place.  A Celebration of Life will take place at the Queensborough Community Centre, 1853 Queensborough Rd., on Sunday, October 27 from 12:00 Noon – 4:00 p.m.  Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.


GORDON: Melvin John
At Quinte Health Care Belleville General, on Saturday, October 19, 2019.  Melvin Gordon, of Madoc, in his 83rd year.  Son of the late George and Flossie (Wellman) Gordon.  Husband of Carol (Alexander) Gordon.  Father of Sherry (John) Stark, Lisa (Bill) Smith, Christina (Terry) Dawe, Angie (Steve) Mumby and the late Terry.  Grandfather of Terry, Sarah,
Amanda , Brittany , Taylor , Emily, Rowan, Olivia, Miley, Marissa, and Jordan.  Brother of Lorraine Devolin and Doris Moore.  The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc, on Monday, October 21 from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. with funeral service at 1:00 p.m.  Interment Greenwood Cemetery , Queensborough.  Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

GALL: Seana Tracy
At
Quinte Health Care Belleville General Hospital, on Sunday, October 6, 2019. Seana Gall, of Tweed in her 59th year.  Daughter of the late Harold & Maureen (Downey) Gall.  Sister of Brian (Robyn Wright), Tweed & Kevin (Tina), Tweed.  Aunt of Jason, Sarah, Shaun, Brodie and Paddy.  Cremation has taken place.  The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed from 3-6 p.m. on Saturday, October 19, 2019.  Donations: B.G.H. Foundation

STEELE: Anne Marilyn
At Quinte Healthcare,
Belleville on Wednesday, September 18, 2019. Anne (Ryrie), of Flinton, Ontario, in her 83rd year.  Daughter of the late Alec  and Dorothy (Todd) Ryrie.  Wife of Jim.  Mother of Ewen, Coboconk and Eric (Tami), Beeton.  Grandmother of Ainsleigh (Zachary), Breanne & David.  Great grandmother of Zachary James.  Sister of Don Ryrie, Bolton.  Anne was an avid quilter with the Tweed Bag Ladies and the Peacemaker Quilters of Northbrook. She was a past president of the Etobicoke Quilters Guild.  Cremation has taken place.  The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed from 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 19, 2019 where a memorial service will take place at 12:00 noon.  A reception will follow.  Donations: Alzheimer Society. 


GAWLEY: Mabell Ellenore
At
Campbellford Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, October 8, 2019.  Mabell (Bateman), of Marmora, in her 95th year.  Daughter of the late Thomas & Tresa (Miller) Bateman.  Wife of the late Norman (Red) Gawley.  Mother of Wally Gawley Jr and the late Wendy.  Sister of Ruth Reid, Napean and the late Carrie Dwyer, James and Dan Bateman.  At  Mabell’s request there will be no visitation or service.  Cremation has taken place. 


EMBURY:  Verna May
After a brief illness, Verna May Embury passed Sunday, October 6, 2019, at Kawartha Lakes Extendicare in Lindsay, Ontario.  She was born March 11, 1926, at home, to the late Lizzie (Bailey) and Bruce Clifton Embury, of Madoc, Ontario.  She dedicated herself to a career in nursing, having trained at Oshawa General Hospital, graduating in 1953.  She worked briefly at Tavistock, Ontario and then settled in Lindsay and worked at Peel Memorial Hospital until her retirement.  She was immensely proud of her home, which she shared with her beloved Pomeranian dog “Joy”.  She was also involved in leadership positions with Girl Guides Canada for over 40 years and enjoyed going camping at every opportunity.  Verna was predeceased by her parents, brother Elmer, sisters Lillian (Kelvin) Morrison and Marion Embury.  She is survived by twin sister Vera Embury, of Belleville, Ontario, nieces Judith (Dennis) Laffan, Jean (Randy) Barre, Nancy (David) Roach and nephew Gordon Morrison and numerous great nieces and nephews.  We would like to thank the staff at Kawartha Lakes Extendicare and a special thank you to Bev and Castle Keep for their continued support and exemplary care for our aunt Verna in her final years of life.  Funeral services will be graveside and interment will be in the Embury plot at Lakeview Cemetery, Madoc, Ontario on Saturday, October 12 at 1:00 p.m.  Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.  “Anyone who is in Christ is a new creation.  The old is gone; a new life begun.”  2 Corinthians 5:17


BJORNDAHL:  Beverley Blaine
Passed away peacefully, at Riverview Manor on Tuesday, October 1, 2019. Beverley Bjorndahl,  in his 82nd year.  Loving husband of Donna (Beatty) for 35 years.  Proud father of David (Paulina) of France.  Loving grandfather of Lola and Kalina.  Son of the late Kermit and Valla Bjorndahl.  Dear brother of Don and Adrianne and brother-in-law of Bill Beatty (Toni) and Roxy Beatty (Paula).  Predeceased by sister Yvonne, sister-in-law Dorothy, and brother-in-law Guy.  Bev will be fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews.  Special thanks to the staff of Riverview Manor, Dr. Berg, Dr. Beamish and the staff in palliative care at PRHC, for their wonderful care.  Cremation has taken place. If so desired, donations in memory of Bev may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or The Alzheimer Society, Peterborough. Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora
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