Archived Death Notices
BATEMAN: Robert James (1937-2021)
Robert James Bateman, of Madoc, died peacefully, in his sleep, surrounded by family, on Sunday, July 4, 2021, at Kingston General Hospital , in his 85th year. Son of the late William and Daisy (Miller) Bateman. Predeceased by wife Audrey (Devolin). He is survived by siblings Barbara, Ray ( Elizabeth ) and Arlene. He will be sadly missed by children, Joanne, Duane (Andrea), Sherree (Dale), Tammy (Tom), William (Michele) and Rob (Mabel), grandchildren, Julia (Scott), Samantha ( Duncan ), Brett (Megan), Megan (Lyle) and Benjamin (Alicia), and great grandchildren Brady and Ellie, as well as many nieces and nephews. He will also be missed by June. A former Principal of Centre Hastings Secondary School , Bob spent his career in the teaching field. He was very active in the Charolais Association for over 50 years. He loved baseball and curling and was a coach, participant and spectator at many games over the years. Cremation has taken place. Due to covid restrictions, a Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of your choice are appreciated. Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.
LEBOW: Dorothy Vera
At Quinte Healthcare Belleville General , on Saturday, July 10, 2021. Dorothy (Brown) Lebow, of Madoc, in her 91st year. Wife of the late Gordon Lebow. Mother of James (Jim) and the late William (Bill). Mother-in-law of Pam. Grandmother of Sarah (Dayne), Leah (Kuni) and Ben (Katie). Great grandmother of Auriah and Aiah. Sister of the late Margaret Ketchabaw and Ruby Charbonneau. A graveside service will be held at O’Hara Cemetery, Madoc, on Thursday, July 15 at 1:00 p.m. Donations to Heart of Hastings Hospice would be appreciated. Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.
WALTERS: Helen Dorothy
Suddenly, at her home, on Saturday, July 17, 2021. Helen (Brown) Walters, of Queensborough, in her 88th year. Wife of the late Ernie Walters. Mother of Debbie Cooper (George), Ronnie (Debbie), Ricky (Carol), Wayne, Paul (Barb), Sandra (Alan Cole), Susan (Scott Foster) and the late Linda. Loved by 11 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. Sister of Donna Appleton (Doug). The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc, from 7-9 p.m. Monday. Graveside Service at Greenwood Cemetery , Queensborough, on Tuesday, July 20 at 11:00 a.m. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
HOWE: Russell Clarence “Bob”
At his home in Marmora, on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. Bob Howe, formerly of Haliburton, in his 82nd year. Son of the late Clarence and Dorothy (Pocock) Howe. Husband for 62 years of Patricia (Voicey). Father of Laurie Poole, Calgary; Gregory Howe, Mississauga; Brenda Googh, Haliburton and Amy Cascagnette, Halton Hills. Grandfather of Jeff Poole, Adam Googh, Jennifer Googh, Andrew Cascagnette, Cole Cascagnette & Cameron Cascagnette. Brother of Linda Peck, Haliburton and Sharon Moore, Wawa. At Bob’s request, there will be no service or visitation. Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora.
GREEN: James “Jim” Earle
At his residence, in Springbrook, surrounded by his loving family, on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. Jim Green, in his 82nd year. Loved son of the late Matilda (Tillie) Press and Earl Green. Husband and best friend of 57 years to Rita (Gray). Predeceased by his sister Joan Barlow. Son-in-law of the late Margaret and Irvin Gray. Brother-in-law to Iva Lake (the late Ross Lake), Turk Gray, Doug Gray, Paul Gray, Gerald Gray, the late Sunny Gray, the late Carol Symes, the late Irene Gray and the late Allen Gray. Uncle to many nieces and nephews. Dearly missed by his niece Maggie who thought of him as a father. Jim may be gone, but will always be loved and missed and never forgotten. Cremation has taken place. A graveside service will take place in Zion Cemetery on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 11:00a.m.
McCORMICK: Eva Mae
At Trenton Memorial Hospital, on Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Eva (Keating), of Brighton, in her 82nd year. Daughter of the late Harry & Viola (Lewis) Keating. Wife of the late Donald Leonard. Mother of Gloria Logan, Oshawa and Wayne Leonard, Ottawa. A private family service will be held at Zion Cemetery.
SMITH: James Gordon
At Kingston Regional Health Centre, on Friday, July 9, 2021. James Smith, of Marmora, in his 81st year. Son of the late James & Madonna Smith. Husband of Shirley Smith. Father of Diane (Tony) Posella, Melanie (Jason) Winters, and Paul (Brandy) Smith. Grandfather of Nicholas, Alicia, Jonathan, Shaelyn, and Logan. Great-grandfather of Damien, Victoria, Austin, Quinn, Emma, and Dawson. Cremation has taken place. A graveside service will take place in Zion Cemetery, Marmora, on Saturday, July 17 at 11:00 a.m. Donations made to the Marmora Legion Branch #237 would be appreciated.
BOCK: Kenneth Lee 1947-2021
Ken Bock of Marmora, Ontario, on Tuesday, July 6, 2021, with friends and wife by him. He was in his 73rd year. Husband to Karen Bock, of Marmora. Son of the late Charles and Betty Bock of Akron, Pennsylvania. Brother to Brian, the late Rob, James, William, Liz, and Charles. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements: McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora. Ken loved life and all those around him. He shared his knowledge, skills and joyful outlook on life to all. He leaves us with great memories. He will be missed.
YASYSZCZUK: Donna Lee
Peacefully, with family, at Heart of Hastings Hospice, Madoc, on Sunday, July 4, 2021. Donna Yasyszczuk, of Cooper, in her 71st year. Daughter of the late Peter and Jean Yasyszczuk. Sister of Jeanie (late Allan) Minnie, Paul (Margaret) Yasyszczuk, Nancy Kobescak, Judy Glivar and the late Patsy Hammond and Marie Hammond. Aunt to Susan, Karen, Lawrence, Richard, Jennifer, Sarah and Amanda. Great aunt and great great aunt to many. Friends will be received at the McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc, from 6–8 p.m. Thursday, July 8 and from 12-1 p.m. Friday, July 9 with funeral service at 1:00 p.m. Interment Cooper Cemetery . Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
KEARNS : Eleanor Marie
At Quinte Healthcare Belleville General, on Thursday, July 1, 2021. Eleanor (Grainger) Kearns , of Madoc, in her 81st year. Wife of William Kearns. Mother of Russell, Garry (Cindy) and Sherri Lumley (Bill). Grandmother of Katie, Brooke, Cutter, Bradley (Jaimee) and Tyler (Courtney). Great grandmother of Cooper and Campbell. Sister of Nancy Mitchell (Graeme). Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Eleanor’s life will take place at a later date. Special thanks to the E.M.S. and I.C.U. staff at Quinte Healthcare Belleville General. Donations to Diabetes Canada or the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.
WOODS: Donald William
At Quinte Healthcare B.G.H., on Saturday, July 3, 2021. Don Woods, of Harlowe and Tweed, in his 89th year. Founder and operator of Woods Fuels Tweed. Son of the late William J. Woods and Stella (Bateman). Husband of the late Betty Mae (Cocchio) and Shirley (Pitt). Father of Brian (Rosemary), Harlowe. Stepfather-in-law of Doug Dixon (Cindy), Belleville. Loving grandpa of Zachary & Jesse. Don will be lovingly remembered by his many friends and business associates. Special thanks to Sills 4th floor palliative care staff at Belleville General for their compassionate support over the past weeks. The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed from 12 noon on Thursday July 8, 2021 until time of service at 2:00 p.m. (Attendance will be limited to 75) Interment Victoria Cemetery, Tweed. Donations: Canadian Cancer Society.
SIMPKINS: Bruce James
At his home in Tweed , on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 Bruce Simpkins, in his 71st year. Longtime employee of Travelers Transport and Boldrick Bus Lines. Son of the late Thomas & Johanna Simpkins. Husband of Dawn (Stoddard). Father of Thomas Simpkins, Trenton and stepfather of Kimberlee Ann Cushman, Arnprior & J.P. Ladoucer, Barhaven. Brother of Gwen Bradley & Tracy Cole. Cremation has taken place.
COLDEN: Ruby Eileen (nee: Kelly)
At Quinte Health Care
KILPATRICK: John Nolan
Surrounded by his loving family, at Quinte Health Care
GRAHAM: Mary "Barbara"
Peacefully at her home in
MABEE: Shirley Joanne (nee: Jewell)
Passed away peacefully at her home in
KELLY: Edward “Ted” Patrick
Passed away peacefully at his residence in Marlbank, on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Ted Kelly, in his 77th year. Beloved husband of 60 years to Norma Anne Kelly. Loving father of Terry-Ann Kelly (Mike), the late Carol-ann Kelly, Christine Ann Kelly (Sergio) and Robin Lynn Andrew (Corey). Proud Gramps to Megan Patricia Richardson, Alexander Raymond Winfrey, Stephanie Hunter Winfrey, Brody James Andrew, Gina Gioia and Sergie Gioia. Great Gramps to
LITTLE: Kenneth Charles "Ken"
At Belmont Long Term Care, Belleville, on Sunday, May 30, 2021. Ken Little, formerly of Tweed , in his 90th year. Son of the late Charles and Dorothy Little . Husband of the late Marion . Father of Greg (Linda) Little and Sharon (John) Sullivan. Grandfather of Matt (Karen) Little, Jen (Duncan) Cumming, Alli (Pat) Mountney, Dan Sullivan and Kristen Sullivan. Great grandfather of Taylor, Lochlan, Katie, Isla, Callum, Vera, Sophie and Cullen. Brother of David Little and the late Audrey Nisbett and Bernice Little. There will be a public visitation where family will receive friends on Monday, June 28, 2021 at the McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00p.m. Due to COVID 19 restrictions, visitation is by appointment only. Please call 613-478-3535 to make your reservation. A private family service will follow at 1:00p.m. which will be available to stream live via Zoom. Interment St. James Anglican Cemetery, Tweed . Donations to the Alzheimer Society, the Kiwanis Club of Tweed or the Belleville General Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.
GOODFELLOW: Margaret Ann (nee: Kellar)
At her home in
SNOWDEN: Bruce Charles
At Quinte Health Care Belleville General, on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. Bruce Snowden, of Madoc, in his 83rd year. Husband of Marjorie Snowden. Father of Frank, Howard, Bruce and the late Michael (2012). Loved by many grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends. He was loved and will be missed by all. Cremation has taken place. No visitation or service. Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.
RITCHIE: Beverley Jean (nee Tufts)
22 April 1933 - 11 May 2021
Beverley passed away quietly in
VANNESS: Muriel May (nee: Meeks)
Passed at the Lennox & Addington County Hospital, Napanee, on Saturday, May 22, 2021, in her 82nd year. Muriel was born in Kingston, Ontario; the daughter of the late Elburn & Dorothy Meeks. Beloved wife of the late John Vanness. Loving mother to Ted Vanness (Brenda) and Lana Vanness (Dave). Grandma Mo to Michaela (Jeff), Shelby, Nathan, Khori and their families. Sister to Joan Mason (late Carl) and Elburn Meeks (late Maxine, Cathy, late Germaine) and all of their families. Adopted mom to Molly Richmond. Loved by her nieces, nephews, relatives in the Meeks and Vanness families and all of their extended families. She will be missed by all of her fur babies and be fondly remembered by her many friends in the community. Muriel spent time working at Loon Lake Lodge, Bon Echo Park and MacKenzie’s Restaurant where she met many interesting people. When she was not working, Muriel loved spending time outdoors with family and friends; fishing, gardening, snowmobiling and attending local music festivals. She loved to cook and bake and loved serving friends and family her delicious version of venison and her famous raisin pie. She will be missed at her local hangouts, the Flinton Rec. Club and Legion where she quite often took delight holding back a trump card and stealing some points in a hand of euchre. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation or service. Funeral arrangements entrusted to McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed. In memory of Muriel, a donation to Through the Roof Ministry or the Land O’ Lakes Lions Club would be very much appreciated. Muriel’s family wish to thank everyone who delivered Muriel flowers, meals and smiles over the past few years, especially the last six months. A special thank you to Rev. Joseph Jobin for all the phone calls, visits and service discs, Eric and the staff at Tobias Pharmacy, all of the doctors, nurses and staff in Tamworth and at L&A County Hospital.
Much love: Lana, Ted and families
Mom entered through the gates of Heaven tapping her toes with a smile on her face and holding a yellow rose.
WILSON: Frederick Clifford
Passed away, peacefully, at the John M. Parrott Centre in Napanee, with family by his side, on Saturday, May 22, 2021, at age 91. Son of the late Edley & Clara (Cole) Wilson of Oshawa. Fred was predeceased by his loving first wife, Maude, and will be greatly missed by his current wife of 22 years, Joan. Proud father of Barry (Brenda) Wilson, Oshawa; Cindy Wilson, Oshawa; and predeceased by son Greg (Mary), Oshawa. Stepfather to Rick Rowett, Burlington, Randy (Sally) Rowett, Oakville, and Lisa (Manny) Roche, of Napanee. He will also be greatly missed by all of his grandchildren & great grandchildren. Fred was a well-known member of the Tweed community, having spent many years driving school bus, then coffee truck for Duffer’s, and finally years of volunteer driving for Community Care. Fred was loved by everyone who knew him and will be missed by so many. Cremation has taken place with a Celebration of Life to occur at a later date. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the John M. Parrott Centre, Napanee and the Alzheimer Society of Canada would be greatly appreciated. Sharing a version of Fred’s favourite send-off, “I’d say behave yourself up there Fred, but then you wouldn’t have any fun”.
COULSON: Margaret Lois (née Gunning)
At her home in
Due to COVID 19 restrictions, the family will receive friends by appointment on Friday, June 4 by calling McConnell Funeral Home at 613-478-3535. A private family funeral service will take place on Saturday, June 5th at 11:00 with a live "Zoom" service available to the public by clicking the link below.
DEMERS: Louise Ann
YOUNG: Ruby Murrel
At Caressant Care Nursing Home, Marmora, on Wednesday, May 19, 2021. Ruby Salter, of Marmora, in her 83rd year. Daughter of the late Harold & Elsie (
HAINES: Jessie Edna
Peacefully, at Pleasant Meadow Manor,
TOTTEN: Thelma Iva
At Pine Meadow Nursing Home, Northbrook , on Thursday, May 13, 2021. Thelma Totten, of Kaladar, in her 89th year. Daughter of the late Ernest and Margaret (Gunter) Anderson. Commonlaw wife of Andy Anderson. Predeceased by her husband Larry Totten. Mother of Kim (Gord) Ormerod and Steven (Helen) Post. Grandmother of Severena, Courtney and Dennis. Great grandmother of Kiana. Sister of Kathy Cox and the late Claudia Smith. Cremation has taken place. Interment Leigh Corners Cemetery, Ora-Madonte , at a later date. Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.
SAUNDERS: Martin Peter
Passed away May 7, 2021, at the age of 77. Born in 1943, in Edgware , England to Donovan Saunders and Joyce Saunders ( Lake ). Proud father of Daniel (Chantel) Saunders, Mark (Laura) Saunders, and Scott (Laura) Saunders. Grandfather to Lyla, Jake, Ella, Aidan, Bennett, and Easton . Predeceased by his brother Alan (Eileen) Saunders. Uncle to Andrew (Pamela) Saunders and Emma Saunders. In his final years, Martin was the generous host and proud owner of Lookout Point Farm B & B in Marmora, On. He also held a booth at the Belleville Farmers Market where he referred to himself as the hemp, honey & flax guy. He will be missed by all his family and many friends. A private memorial service will take place on Saturday May15, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. and will be available to watch on zoom. Cremation has taken place. Donations made to Ontario SPCA would be appreciated.
Affectionately known to all as “Papa”, peacefully passed away at home, on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. Papa will be greatly missed by his wife of 50 years, Jean, their two daughters Lynne and Kelly, their spouses Tony and Art, his precious granddaughters Morgan and Payton and his three four-legged grandpuppies, Kenzy, Nova and Luna. As per Papa’s wishes, cremation has taken place with a private family gathering to follow at a future date. Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
RINES: Kenneth Ross
At the Heart of
LAHEY MCCOMB: Beth
It is with profound sadness, that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved family member, Beth Lahey McComb, at her home in Kingston, ON, on Wed. April 28, 2021, in her 57th year. Loving daughter of Gladys, and the late William (Bill) Lahey of Madoc. Cherished by her children, Rachel and Joshua Fleming of Madoc, and her son Benjamin McComb of Kingston . She will be greatly missed by two grandsons, Ethan and Carter, who were the “apples of her eye”, sharing every moment that they were together with great enjoyment and devotion. Predeceased by infant brother Patrick, Beth is fondly remembered by siblings: Charlotte of Madoc; Karen and Rick Green of Kingston; Bill and Jan of Windsor, Tom and Jocelyn of Edmonton; Debbie of Kingston; and Mary and the late George Kokonis of Vancouver; as well as her many nieces and nephews in whose endeavours she always showed great interest. Admired and respected by her many friends, as well as colleagues for whom she was office manager at the Cintas Canada Kingston location, Beth was known for her strong leadership, quick wit and ready laugh, loyalty, dedication and incredible work ethic. Often the first to notice the needs of others, she always responded unreservedly, with swift and meaningful action and her supportive presence. Beth’s very principled character inspired all who knew her, as she faced life’s challenges head-on, with courage, hope and genuine faith that all things work together for good. The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc, from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, by appointment only. Please call 613-473-2833. Due to COVID-19, Mass of Christian Burial in Sacred Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church, Madoc, will be private. Cremation with Interment Sacred Heart Cemetery , Madoc. Memorial Celebration at a later date. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Ethan and Carter’s Education Fund would be appreciated. “Until we meet again dear Beth, may God hold you in the palm of His hand.” Rest in peace.
MALLORY: Margaret Isabell
Born January 19, 1934 in
LYNCH: John Douglas
Peacefully, at his home in Deloro, with his loving family by his side, on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. Doug Lynch, in his 87th year. Son of the late Vince and Anna Lynch. Husband of the late Eleanor (Amyotte). Father of Vickie (Dale) Clemens, Marmora; Brian (Lori) Lynch, Frankford; Linda (Rob) Somerville, Marmora; Sharon (Bill) Dunk, Peterborough; Anita Vallee, Peterborough; and Shelley (Brent) Enman, Scarborough. Grandfather of Christian, Jason, Natasha, Amy, Sarah, Mark, John, Margaret, Peter, Brian, Christine, Paul, Sonya, John M, Amanda, Bianca, Clarissa, Ashley & Kobe. Great grandfather of Hailey, Jada, Tristen, Bella, Caiden, Serenne, Cristiano Vincenzo & Matteo. Brother of Patricia Olsen, B.C.; Keith Lynch, Havelock; Anna Cosgrove, Havelock, Vincent Lynch, Belleville and the late Carl & Morris. Due to Covid restrictions visitation and Mass of Christian Burial will be private. Interment Sacred
At the Caressant Care Nursing Home, Marmora on Thursday, March 11, 2021. June Marshall, in her 100th year. Daughter of the late George and Lillian Marshall. Dear sister of the late Dawn Marshall. June will be fondly remembered by all of her family, friends and caregivers at Caressant Care. A funeral service will be held at the McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. with interment following in Marmora Common Cemetery.
TOMPKINS: Daisy Madge (Nee: Post)
At her home, on Wednesday, April 7, 2021. Daisy Tompkins, of Marmora, in her 85th year. Daughter of the late Louis & Beatrice Post. Wife of the late Delbert Tompkins. Mother of Blair (Carollee) Tompkins and Kyle (Pat) Tompkins. Grandmother of Derrick, Wayne (Lorea), and Jason (Shawna). Great-grandmother of Brittney and Ashley. Survived by her siblings Willard Post and Reggie Post. Cremation has taken place. A graveside service will take place at a later date in Zion Cemetery, Marmora.
STAPLEY: Dale Josephine
At Quinte Health Care Belleville General, on Sunday, April 4, 2021. Dale (Foley) Stapley, of Napanee, in her 71st year. Daughter of Ted Foley and the late Denelda Foley. Wife of Reg Stapley. Mother of Tammy, Deseronto and Tanya, Napanee. Grandmother of CJ, Tyrell, Cassie , Montana and Olivia. Great grandmother of Bentley, Issac, Trinity and Troy . Cremation has taken place. A graveside service will take place at a later date. Donations: The Salvation Army. Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.
At Quinte Health Care Belleville General, on Tuesday, March 16, 2021. Lawrence Quinlan, of Madoc, in his 89th year. Son of the late Michael and Mary Quinlan. Brother of Jean (late
DOUGLAS: Isabel Maria(neé Freitas)
At her home in Scarborough, on Monday, March 22, 2021. Isabel Douglas, in her 65th year. Beloved daughter of Leonel and Maria Freitas of Belleville. Loving sister of John (Terry Reynolds) of Marmora. Loving aunt of Nathan and Kiara. Isabel will be dearly missed by all of her extended family and friends. Funeral service will be held at the McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora on Monday, April 5, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. Spring Interment Zion Cemetery.
FOX: Joyce Phyliss
At Crown Ridge Nursing Home, Trenton, on Sunday, March 28, 2021, Joyce (Gray), of Marmora, in her 91st year. Daughter of the late Frank and Tessa (Bowen) Gray. Wife of the late Gerald Fox. Mother of Kevin & Shannon, Marmora and Julie & Mike Brough, Campbellford. Grandmother of Marra, Tyler, Zack, Jaxson, Megan & Zoe. Sister of the late Edith, Verna and Everett. Sister-in-law of Mary Anne Pack, Madoc. The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora from 1-6 p.m. Thursday, where funeral service will take place on Friday, April 2, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. Spring Interment Zion Cemetery, Malone. Donations: Zion Cemetery or Canadian Cancer Society.
Passed away at his home in Napanee, on Thursday, March 25, 2021. Scott Baumhour, in his 59th year. Son of the late Oscar Baumhour and Gloria Runnalls. Father of Cory Leavitt, Justin Eberhardt, Cody Leavitt, Kirsten Eberhardt, Chantel Reid-Baumhour, Chastity Reid-Baumhour, Leslie Reid-Baumhour. Grandfather to Marley, Albert and June Wells-Leavitt. Brother to Peter Baumhour (Burlington), Shirley Wickens (Madoc), Patsy Baumhour (ON), late Jack Baumhour (Karen), late Janet Baumhour (Eugine), Charlie Baumhour (Carol) (Smiths Falls), Debbie Baumhour (Mark) (Oshawa), late Christine Baumhour. Also survived by his beloved cousin, nieces & nephews and great nieces & nephews of the Baumhour, Wickens and Ramsay families. The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed, on Tuesday, March 30 from 2-4 p.m. Cremation to follow.
BENCE: Robert Joseph
At Peterborough, on Thursday, March 18, 2021. Robert “Bob” Bence, of Kaladar, in his 96th year. Husband of the late Glenda (Mayo) Bence. Father of Tammy Gaylord (Michael), Kaladar, Karen Bence, Toronto, Laurie Bence (Rachel), Ennismore, Joe, Kaladar, Lisa Bence (Alvin), Key Largo, and Bobby (Deana), Arden. Grandfather of Sarah, Lindsay, Emma, Connor, Benjamin, Olivia, Ella, Joey, Jack, Lily, Davis and Lucy. Great grandfather of Griffin, Sam, Garnet and Charlie. Brother of Marjorie Steele (Clarke, deceased). The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed, from 2-6 p.m. Friday, March 26. A private family service will be held. Spring Interment St. John the Evangelist Cemetery, Flinton. In lieu of flowers, donations to Covenant House or Land O’ Lakes Community Services would be appreciated.
FRANCIS: Doris Kathleen
At Moira Place Long-Term Care, Tweed , on Tuesday, March 16, 2021. Doris (Carr) Francis, of White Lake , in her 93rd year. Daughter of the late Bill and Verna Carr. Wife of the late Harold Francis (June 14, 2008). Mother of Karen (Harold Bailey), David (Kathy), Nancy (Norm Raynor), Paul (Cathie), Brenda (Ralph Currie), Darlene (Kevin Solmes), Debbie and Jeffery(Sherri). Loved by 16 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. Sister of Bill Carr, Marilyn Brunet and the late Barb Mountenay and Harold Carr. Cremation has taken place. A private family service will be held and a celebration of Doris ’s life will take place at a later date. Interment White Lake Cemetery . Donations: Moira Place L.T.C. Benevolent Fund or the Heart of Hastings Hospice. Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.
With great sadness, we announce the peaceful passing of Elaine, at age 84, on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at Moira Place Long Term Care Home, Tweed. Elaine will be missed by her husband Gary of 62 years; children Murray Gorr (Lori) and Susan Irwin (Chris); grandchildren Kevin (Chantale), Shawn (Nikkita), Jason and Grace; great-grandchildren Jed and Jake; siblings Gwen Herrington (Pat) and Leonard Smith (Noreen) and many extended family members. We wish to thank all the staff at Moira Place for their care over the last few months. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed on Saturday, March 13 from 1-3 pm. Spring Interment Victoria Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, Belleville General Hospital Foundation, or the ALS Society are appreciated.
HANNAH: Kenneth Weyburn
At Campbellford Memorial Hospital , on Sunday, February 28, 2021. Kenneth Hannah, of Bannockburn, in his 85th year. Son of the late Weyburn and Pearl Hannah. Husband of Lois (Foster) Hannah. Father of Travis (Lise) and Darren (Linda). Grandfather of Justin, Brianna and Lennox . Brother of Marguerite (late Walt) MacDonald, Leona (Glenn) Foster and Clarence Hannah. Cremation has taken place. Spring Interment Glenn Oaks Cemetery , Mississauga . Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.
ACKER: Kenneth Rodney “Bud”
At his home, on Tuesday, February 23, 2021. Kenneth “Bud” Acker, of Springbrook, in his 75th year. Son of the late Walter Acker and June Bronson. Husband of the late Bernice Acker. Step father to Angela Grier. Brother to Terry (Caroline) Acker and Kim (Marlene) Acker. Uncle to Tracey, Amanda, David, Devon (Lohifa), and Kristin (David). Great uncle to Eric, Becky, Ivy, Gabe, Luca, Myles, Myre, Elsie, and Sylvia. Great great uncle to Jace, Rosie, and Lola. Cremation has taken place. A graveside service will take place in Mont Nebo Cemetery , Springbrook, in the spring. Donations made to the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
At the Heart of
TWIDDY: Lorna May
Passed away peacefully, in her home, on Wednesday, February 24, 2021. Survived by her husband of 63 years, Rayburn, and her daughters, Sherry (Dave), Maryann (Dave), Tami and Denise (Randy). Predeceased by Penny and Warren. Lovingly remembered by extended family Jeff and Emily Weese, and her 12 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. Special thank you to Madoc Township Fire Department, Paramedics, Madoc OPP, Dr. Webb, McConnells and our amazing friends and family for all your support; we truly are blessed. Celebration of Life at a later date. Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.
THIBAULT: Violet Mildred
At Pine Meadow Nursing Home, Northbrook on Monday, February 22, 2021. Violet (Clark), of Flinton, in her 97th year. Daughter of the late Fred & Lena (Spicer) Clark. Wife of the late Vurden Thibault. Mother of Gary (Valerie) Thibault, Flinton and Yvonne ( Late Michel) Cote, Tweed. -Grandmother of Robert, Candace & Krista Thibault. Great Grandmother of Kylie and Tanner. Sister of Doreen Black, Harlowe and the late Willard, Ken, Laura Cassibo, Ralph, Carl & Wilfred. The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed, on Wednesday February 24, from 6-8 PM. Private family funeral service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday February 25, 2021 at 2:00 pm. Cremation. Spring Interment Flinton United Church Cemetery. Donations: Pine Meadow Nursing Home.
ROBINSON: David Dale
At Caressant Care Nursing Home, Marmora, on Tuesday, February 16, 2021. Dale Robinson, of Cordova Lake, in his 81st year. Son of the late William and Frances (Bain) Robinson. Uncle of Pamela Robinson, Campbellford, Bradford (Linda), Cordova Lake and Gail Robinson, Oshawa. Brother of the late Herman Robinson and Gordon "Ted" Robinson. Cremation has taken place. Spring Interment Mount Lawn Cemetery, Whitby.
FERRIER: Deborah Ann Marie
At her home in Marmora, on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. Deb Ferrier, in her 58th year. Daughter of the late Bruce and Barbara Ferrier. Wife of Bill Pressick. Mother of Stefani and Shay. Step mother of Bradley, Adam, Alicia and Nicole. Sister of Bob Ferrier, Norman Ferrier and the late Terry Ferrier. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements: McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora.
NORTHEY: Cindy Louise (nee Morgan)
Peacefully at home, surrounded by family, on Monday, February 8, 2021, in her 64th year. Daughter of the late Earl and Sybil Morgan. Loving wife of Ralph for over 40 years. Mother of Nicole, Milton and Cory, Madoc. Grandmother of Brock, Kaylie, Seeley, Sybil, Finn and Davian. Sister of Keith (late Pam), John ( Sharon ), Laurie, Wendy (Kevin) and the late Terry (Barb). Cindy will certainly be missed by all. Cremation has taken place. Donations to the Lions Club of Madoc or Emmanuel Christian Academy , Madoc would be appreciated.
GUENETTE: Edna Mae (nee: Bosley)
DRAKE: Esther Helena
At Moira Place L.T.C., on Monday, February 8, 2021. Esther (Sinclair), of Tweed, in her 94th year. Daughter of the late Archie & Alberta (Robbins) Sinclair. Sister of and Calvin Sinclair, Joyce Marshall, Reg and the late Dora Sinclair, Archie, Vincent. A Funeral Service will take place in the spring, with Interment at Victoria Cemetery. Donations: Salvation Army.
HENDERSON: Elaine Katherine
After a courageous battle with cancer; at her home in Tweed, with her loving family by her side, on Tuesday, February 9, 2021. Elaine Henderson, in her 68th year. Daughter of the late Joan and William Henderson. Beloved wife of Larry Burbank. Loving mother of Adam (Julie-Anne). Proud grandma of Sierra. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will take place at a later date. Arrangements: McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed. Donations to the Gateway Community Health Centre would be appreciated in Elaine’s memory.
BURRIDGE: Barbara Ellen
At Caressant Care Nursing Home, Marmora, on Tuesday, February 2, 2021. Barb (Revoy) of Marmora, in her 78th year. Daughter of the late Walter & Violet (Cooper) Revoy. Wife of the late Roy Burridge. Mother of Ken (Cindy) Marmora; James (Maggie), Marmora; Lois (Jeff) Dennie, Courtice; and Susan (Frank) Johnson, Belleville and the late Mary Pat (Lorne). Grandmother of Andrew (Vanessa) Tracey, Daniel (Angela) Rosenplot, James Burridge, Peter (PJ) Tracey, Jefferey Burridge, Becky Burridge, John Burridge, Breanna Dennie, Kyle Johnson, Zach Johnson, Krystal Upton (Kevin) & Jayce Upton. Great Grandmother of Jay, Levi, Nolan, Liam, Jacob & Isabella. Sister of Marie Cole, Marmora and the late Willy Revoy, Tom Revoy & Sid Revoy. Cremation has taken place. A grave side service will be held at Marmora Common Cemetery, Marmora in the Spring. Donations: Parkinsons Society.
EASON: David Laverne
At Campbellford Memorial Hospital on Sunday, January 31, 2021, Dave Eason, of Marmora, in his 73rd year. Son of the late Charles and Georgina (Crooks) Eason. Husband of the late Sharon Gore and ex-husband of Elizabeth Eason. Father of Derek Eason, Thornhill and the late Kenneth. Step Father of Theresa Doyle (Chris), Oshawa. Grandfather of Kayla, Amy and Matthew. Great grandfather of Ryan, Joseph, Daniel and Shayne. Brother of Sharon Punnett, Victoria Harbour and Linda Fyfe, Hawkstone. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at the McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora, on Saturday February 13, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. Due to Covid 19 restrictions, attendance will be limited to invitation only. A Zoom broadcast of the service will be available with the link below.
GILLIS: Doris Velda May
At her home in
McLUCKIE: Donald Thomas
TOBIN: Edward Francis – March 14, 1937 – January 17, 2021
At Quinte Health Care Belleville General Palliative Care, on Sunday, January 17, 2021, in his 84th year. Son of the late Francis and Kathaleen (O’Carroll) Tobin. Beloved husband of Monica (Whalen). Loved by his sons Ed (Colleen) and Greg (Kim), his grandchildren Sarah, Emily, Justin, Nathan and Scott and his great grandchildren Whalen, Tessa, James and Alexander. He is survived by his sisters Margaret Garvey, Geraldine Whalen, Annastasia Cliffe and Evelyn Tobin. Predeceased by his infant brother Jimmy and sisters Aileen Wainhouse and Agnes Tobin. Ed farmed all of his adult life in Madoc Township . He was a graduate of K.A.S. 1956 class. A private Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Sacred Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church, Madoc. Cremation with Spring Interment Sacred Heart Cemetery . Donations to the Alzheimer Society or Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our Mother, Marjorie Doyle (neé Maloney). Marjorie Doyle passed on January 4, 2021 and was in her 93rd year. Marjorie was a kind, caring and gentle woman. She was an amazing mother to Pat Doyle (Sheila), Wayne Doyle (Helen), Terry Doyle (Colleen), Danial Doyle (Joan Westergaard), Dianne Solomon, Darrell Doyle (Francina), and John Doyle (Cindy Knowler). She will be missed by her Grandchidren, Sean Doyle (Mandy), Christine Raj (Munesh), Tyler Doyle, Bryce Doyle, Matthew Doyle (Megan), Brendan Doyle, Colin Doyle (Jen), James Solomon, Jason Solomon, Kevin Solomon, Kyle Solomon, Morgan Rosendal (Kyle), Camille Chapman (Randy), and Travis Houston. Her treasured Great-Grandchildren are Asher, Uriah, Niall, Taevis, Raiden, Brixton, Mae, Ben, Finn (deceased), Lyla, Theo, Skylar, Logan , Connor, Emma and Piper. Marjorie will be missed by her brothers, Joseph Maloney (Bev), and Harold Maloney, as well as her sister-in-law Marilyn Maloney (Michael). Marjorie was predeceased by her parents, Richard and Madeleine, her husband, William Doyle and brothers, Michael Maloney, Bernard Maloney, Leo Maloney (Kay), Paul Maloney (Lois), Daniel Maloney, Pat Maloney (Joan), and Carl Maloney (Joan).
Due to COVID 19 restrictions, the family will not be receiving friends in person. A virtual visitation via a zoom link to be posted soon will take place on Saturday, January 9 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. followed by a zoom funeral service at 1:00 p.m. Spring Interment Sacred Heart of Jesus Cemetery , Marmora.
In lieu of flowers, donations could be made to the Alzheimer Society or the Marmora Food Bank.
FALLADOWN: Richard Wray
At his home, on Thursday, January 7, 2021. Rick Falladown, of Madoc, in his 56th year. Son of the late William and Elizabeth Falladown. Brother of Nancy, Debbie, Don and Gary (Christine). Uncle of Sara, Caitlin, Sandra, Stephanie, Adam and Matthew. Cremation has taken place. Spring Interment White Lake Cemetery . Donations: Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.
MORTON: Katherine Ethel Evelen
At Kingston General Hospital , on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. Kathy Morton, of Madoc, in her 60th year. Daughter of the late Doug and Evelen Morton. Partner of Steve English. Mother of Cassandra Morton, Mathew Morton (Stephanie), Nathan Fraser (Kate) and Tyler Fraser (Samantha). Grandmother of Madison, Evelynn and Miya. Kathy will be missed by her many brothers, sisters, extended family, and Steve’s children, Jenn (TJ), Kim (Josh), Darryl (Katie), Ashley and the late Corrinna and her husband Gord. Cremation has taken place. Donations made to the Heart of Hastings Hospice would be appreciated. Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.
GARDEN: Audrey Isabel
At Quinte Healthcare Belleville General, on Monday, December 28, 2020. Audrey (McMaster), of Belleville, formerly of Tweed, in her 93rd year. Daughter of the late Wesley & Ada (McGee) McMaster. Wife of the late Robert Garden. Mother of Alex and Brenda Garden, Wellington. Grandmother of Rob & Caitlin Garden, Wellington and Laurie & Alfredo Angione, Port of Newcastle. Great grandmother of Parker & Camryn; Vince & Sylvia. Cremation has taken place. A graveside service will be held in the spring at the Asphodel Norwood Cemetery. Donations: Canadian Cancer Society or the Alzheimer Society.
JOHNSTON: Audrey Winnifred
At Victoria Manor, Lindsay, on Tuesday, December 8, 2020. Audrey ( Anderson ) Johnston , of Queensborough, in her 101st year. Wife of the late Neil Johnston. Mother of Lorena Reid (Garnet), Sharon Turcotte ( Lawrence ) and the late Joy Snell and Murray Johnston (Jean). Grandmother of Jeff, Randy, Michael, Mark, Lisa, Dan and Jason. Loved by 11 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. A private family funeral service was held at the McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc, on Saturday, December 12 at 11:00 a.m. Spring Interment Greenwood Cemetery , Queensborough. Donations: Heart of Hastings Hospice.
SMITH: Leslie James
At his home, on Tuesday, December 9, 2020. Leslie Smith, of Eldorado, in his 89th year. Son of the late George and Mary Smith. Husband of the late June Smith (nee: Parks). Father of Phyllis (late Al)
McPHERSON: David Ernest
On Friday, December 4, 2020. David McPherson, of Cloyne, in his 69th year. Son of the late Ernest & Lois McPherson. Father of Melissa McPherson (Michael Wilson) and Michael McPherson. Grandfather of Madison McPherson. Brother of Sandy (Brian) Fritsch, Susan Andrew-Allen (Ross Allen), and the late Joanne Stafford and Betty Lou Cooke. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of life will take place at a later date.
CATERER: Beverly Jean
At Heart of Hastings Hospice, Madoc, on Wednesday, December 2, 2020. Bev Caterer, of Madoc, in her 77th year. Daughter of the late Raymond and Olive (Storrings) Caterer. Sister of Shirley (late Jim) Tennyson, Ron (Barb) Caterer, Ken (Brigitte) Caterer, Charles (Elspie) Caterer and the late infant Raymond Caterer. Bev will be sadly missed by her many nieces, nephews and cousins. Special friend/neighbour of Wayne and Cathy Cassidy and family, and Phoebe Young. The family would like to thank the staff at Bayshore Nursing, Heart of Hastings Hospice, Kingston General Hospital and Belleville General Hospital . Cremation has taken place. A private graveside service will take place at a later date in Lakeview Cemetery , Madoc. Donations to the Heart of Hastings Hospice would be appreciated. Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.
HOLMES: William (Bill) Gordon
With heavy hearts, we are saddened to announce the passing of William (Bill) Holmes, at Campbellford Memorial Hospital , on Monday, November 30, 2020, in his 74th year. Beloved husband of Karen (Jones) and loving father to Kate Wright and Kelee (Pete) Paget. Predeceased by father, Gordon. Loving son to mother, Ruth Holmes and loving brother to Garnet (Shirley), Lloyd and sister, Bonnie (Bruce) Askey. Grandfather to Alana and Megan. Great grandfather to three. Bill will be missed by his nieces and nephews. For most of his working life, Bill, a Master Craftsman, was successfully employed as a contractor in Centre Hastings . A celebration of life will be held at a later date in the spring, with interment at Cooper Cemetery . Those who wish may make a donation to Cooper Cemetery or St. Andrew’s United Church , Queensborough. Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.
MAXWELL: Ronald Austin
Funeral Service will be held at the McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed on Friday, December 4, 2020 at 11 a.m. Interment Flinton United Cemetery.
GAFFNEY: Helen (Holbert, nee Spencer)
Passed peacefully, at
Mom was blessed with wonderful health throughout her life and enjoyed life to the fullest. She loved to travel and enjoyed many road trips across
Jacqueline Susan Smothers
April 12th 1954 - November 21st 2020
In sadness, we announce the passing of Jacqueline "Jackie" Susan Smothers (Nee Gratton) of
HASSE: Karl Herbert “Herb”
At Quinte Health Care Belleville General, on Tuesday, November 24, 2020. Herb Hasse, of
McMURRAY: Myrtle Louise
At Caressant Care Long-Term Care, Marmora, on Sunday, November 29, 2020. Myrtle (Gunter) McMurray, of Gilmour, in her 85th year. Wife of the late Leslie McMurray. Mother of Evelyn Bowes (Bruce) and Ralph McMurray (Jennifer). Grandmother of Laura McMurray Dissanyake (Ryan), Jacob McMurray, Bobby Bowes and Andrew Bowes. Great grandmother of Shayla and 2 great grandchildren arriving in 2021. Sister of Helen McMurray (Richard), Clarence Gunter (Jean, deceased) and Carol Yake ( Cal ). Due to COVID restrictions, a private family funeral service will be held at Mount Zion Pentecostal Church , Gilmour, on Wednesday, December 2 at 1:00 p.m. Interment Gilmour Cemetery (public welcome for interment service). Donations: Mount Zion Pentecostal Church . Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.
MULLIN: William James Charles (Bill)
At Heart of Hastings Hospice, on Friday, November 13, 2020. Bill Mullin, of Millbridge, in his 69th year. Husband of Rhonda Peters. Brother-in-law of Bonnie and Harold Foster. Uncle of Lacey Ann (Jeff Purdy). Loved by his many friends and pets. Cremation has taken place. Interment Eldorado Cemetery . Donations to Heart of Hastings Hospice would be appreciated. Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.
GRAY: Jeanette Kathleen
At Campbellford Memorial Hospital, on Friday, November 20. 2020. Jeanette Gray, of Marmora, in her 38th year. Daughter of James & Linda (Empey) Gray, Marmora. Mother of the late Morgan. Brother of James & Sherri, Renfrew. Aunt of Caleb. The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora, from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Monday. Mass of Christian Burial will be held in Sacred Heart of Jesus Roman Catholic Church, Marmora, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Interment Sacred Heart Cemetery. Donations: The Gray Family or the Diabetes Association.
SEABORN: Edith Lucille
At Campbellford Memorial Hospital, on Wednesday, November 11, 2020. Lucille (Kennedy) of Marmora, in her 75th year. Daughter of the late Murney & Lula (Ellis) Kennedy. Wife of Albert Seaborn. Mother of Jeanette Seaborn, Marmora; Lori (Derek) Newton, Peterborough and the late Catherine. Grandmother of Lochlyn Newton and the late Kieran. Cremation. A private interment will take place at a later date. Instead of flowers, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Kidney Foundation or Stirling Manor.
REID: William Allan (Bill)
At his home with his family, on Friday, November 6, 2020. Bill Reid, of Springbrook, in his 89th year. Son of the late Arthur & Augusta Reid. Husband of 66 years to his beloved wife Edith (Van Allen). Loving father of Jerry (Kathy), Tom (Chris), Rick (Kim), Roger (Jacqueline), Sandra Russett (Darrell). Proud grandfather to several grandchildren and great grandchildren. Brother of Dan (Helen), Mary Hagerman (Jim) and the late Morton, George and Jack. Survived by sisters-in-law Shirley, Josie and Helen. The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora on Sunday, November 8 from 1- 4 p.m. Graveside service will take place at Mont Nebo Cemetery, Springbrook on Monday, November 9, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. Donations in memory of Bill to the BGH Foundation (Oncology) or Springbrook United Church would be appreciated.
HASTINGS: John Basil
On Tuesday, November 3, 2020. John Hastings, of Cooper, in his 83rd year. Son of the late Philip and Evelyn Hastings. Husband of Patricia (McCracken) Hastings. Father of Philip Hastings (Valerie Gow), Katherine Hastings (Marc Charbonneau), Nicola Hastings (Kevin Vallely) and Louisa Hastings (Christoph Altehoefer). Grandfather of Justine, Alec, Anna, Caitlin, Arianna, Claire, Eva and Niklas. A long-time resident of Cooper, John was a devoted member of the community, playing an active role in organizing the Cooper Carnival and Madoc Fair Board, and founding and running a bicycle racing club for young cycling enthusiasts. John was always ready to lend a hand, and he will be remembered for his ready smile, gentlemanly manners, and fast cars (the Cooper Speedway won't be the same without him). A small family gathering will be held at Cooper Cemetery on Saturday, November 7 at 1:00 p.m. Due to the risks associated with CoVID-19, for those wishing to pay their respects, we are encouraging you to drive by the Cooper cemetery at around 1:30 p.m. and pay your respects from the safety of your vehicles. Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.