Archived Death Notices
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.
BONTER: Robert Victor
March 19, 1942- October 21, 2020
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the death of Robert Victor Bonter who passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family including his loving wife of 55 years, Diana Bonter, 4 children, Jane (Doug), Katherine (Alex), Jim (Shelley), and Joann (Kishor), and 9 grandchildren, Mackenzie, Claire, Liam, Amelia, Emerson, Max, Aylah, Neva, Abay and Joanne Bell, and Morgan and Theo Chudleigh. He will also be missed by his brothers Gary (Susan), Ken (Mary) and Bill, sister Ruth (Don) and sister-in-law Pauline. Predeceased by brother Ted and parents Ruth and William (Bill) Bonter. Robert grew up on
KUNATH: Renate Lieselotte
July 11, 1935 - October 11, 2020
Renate Lieselotte (Ihne) Kunath passed away in her home in Eldorado , ON , on Sunday, October 11, 2020, at the age of 85, with her devoted and loving husband at her side. Renate was the beloved and cherished wife of husband Walter Kunath for over 62 years. She will be forever missed, remembered and loved by her children Walter Jr., Liane (Bob), Ralph (Stacey), and Terry (Dana). Dear loving Omi to her grandchildren Dale, Adam, Brian and Victoria. Renate will be sadly missed by her extended family and friends in Canada, Germany and the U.S.A. Predeceased by her mother Emilie Nierstenhofer and brother Horst Ihne. Renate, also lovingly known as “Mama” and “Mutti”, was loved for her gentle, kind spirit, her devotion to her family and her ability to always see the good in people and situations. She loved travelling back to her homeland Germany , Austria and Cuba . Renate was highly skilled with knitting needles and crochet hooks. She spent many hours knitting hats and mitts for babies in the NICU. She loved carnations and lavender. Most of all, Mutti loved and cherished her beloved husband Walter. Mama, you will be dearly missed and will forever be in our hearts. Rest In Peace. Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.
BIRD: William Thomas “Bill”
At his home, on Friday, October 16, 2020. William Bird, of Madoc, in his 79th year. Son of the late James and Mildred (Tufts) Bird. Husband of the late Sheila (Francis) Bird. Father of Sandra (Tom) McQuaigg, Larry (Barb) and Lynn ( Blaine ). Grandfather of Alexandria (Joe), Tyrel, Colby (Mackenzie) and Shane. Great grandfather of Bentley and Lochlyn. Brother of the late Jim Bird (Joan), Oshawa . Remembered by his nieces and nephews. Private family service at the McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc. Interment O’Hara Cemetery. Donations to Heart of Hastings Hospice or Community Care for Central Hastings.
CUDAHY: Donald Francis
May 4, 1960- October 30, 2020.
It is with profound sadness that we announce Dons’ passing. Don was born 60 years ago and has confronted many health challenges. He will be remembered for his intense sense of justice, huge smiles, great laugh and his joy for family gatherings, especially weddings. Don never missed sending birthday and anniversary messages. He loved to eat out, drink Coca Cola, dress well, travel and never missed an opportunity to put us in our place.
Missing him are siblings Margaret Anne (Rob Stubbins), Tom (Sue), Lynne ( Leonard Smart), Steve ( Marilyn), Julie (Rob Goldstein) and Bob ( Ang). Welcoming him into Heaven are parents Basil and Margaret (Hannan) and brother Jerry and sister-in-law Eve. Many extended Hannan and Cudahy family members hold him in their hearts. His friendship with the Dekker family meant the world to Don. Don was a loving uncle to 19 and great uncle to 18 and counting. Enormous thanks to Dr. George Vertes, his miracle worker, Dr. Tharsha Varathaligam and Dr. Rob Stubbins. Arrangements entrusted to McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora, Ontario. Donations in his name can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
COATES: Carl Leonard
At Roslin, on Wednesday, October 28, 2020. Carl Coates, in his 56th year. Son of the late Donald and Carolyn (Humphrey) Coates. Husband of Shelley MacKenzie-Coates. Father of Bryan and David. Brother of Cathy (Robin) Goodfellow, Port Coquitlam, BC; Barbara Coates, Kamloops, BC and Garth (Isabel) Coates, Georgetown. The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, November 4, 2020. The funeral service and interment will be private. Donations: Hastings Prince Edward Learning Foundation or the Canadian Mental Health Association.
It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Heather Chrystal Graham (nee Tyrrell) on Sunday, October 25, 2020. Heather will be sadly missed by her sons Michael (Gemma), Robert (Sheridan) and Troy (Tammy) as well as her dear sister Marian and her brother Dale. Heather is predeceased by her husband Lloyd Graham and her parents Ernest & Marian Tyrrell and brother Brian. Heather’s greatest joy was her grandchildren Kassie, Kayleigh, Noah and Evan. Due to COVID-19 the family will be having a private interment at St. John's Norway Cemetery & Crematorium. Donations in Heather’s name can be made to the Sick Kids Foundation. Arrangements: McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora.
LYNCH: Anna Marie (née Rush)
January 16, 1927 – October 21, 2020
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Anna Marie Lynch of natural causes on October 21, 2020 at Markham Stouffville Hospital, in Markham Ontario. The world has lost a wizard of a woman, a beloved wife, mother, daughter, sister, grandmother and aunt. Born in Stoco, Ontario, Anna enjoyed an accomplished career as a teacher (as did Helen and Doris, her two soul-mate sisters). In addition to her pedagogical acumen and ability to inspire young people with hearing challenges at the Ontario School for the Deaf in Belleville, Anna was completely devoted to her profession and her students.
One small example of this devotion played out in October 1954. Anna had left Bellevillle with a friend and colleague for a weekend getaway in Toronto. When they came to catch their train back to Belleviille, they encountered a completely deserted Union Station, only to learn that Hurricane Hazel (Canada’s largest National Disaster) had descended on the region. All passenger trains had been cancelled and the police had closed the highways in and out of the city.
This was an issue because Anna and her colleague had to teach Sunday School the next morning. Desperate to find a solution, they spied a young man in a CPR uniform whom they knew from Belleville. They begged for help, and eventually learned that a freight train was about to leave for Belleville. Using her intrepid powers of persuasion, the “ever elegant” Anna and her friend negotiated passage and hopped onto the caboose of the freight train (probably wearing high heels). It was a long “stop and go” journey but they managed to arrive in Belleville by daybreak, in time to teach their Sunday School classes.
Anna Rush met Carl Lynch by chance when she drove her parents from Stoco to a chicken supper at the Sacred Heart Parish Hall in Marmora. Carl was a newly minted Queen’s University graduate who had just scored a job at the local Marmora mine. It turned out that Anna’s mother knew Carl’s aunt, who was also there … and the rest is history. The couple married in Stoco, in September 1956.
Anna and Carl began their life together in Marmora, before moving to Kingston when Carl got a job as a metallurgical engineer with the Aluminum Company of Canada (ALCAN). Several years and three children later, they packed up their brand new 1961 Ford Fairlane and moved to Montréal, where Carl had been promoted to ALCAN’s head office.
Living in Pointe Claire, Québec, Anna became well known for her culinary skills (a great generational talent) and as a hostess extraordinaire. In addition to nurturing her five children, she welcomed many guests including numerous neighbours, nieces and nephews into her home.
Upon Carl’s retirement in 1987, they left the West Island, and moved to Picton, Ontario where they had a lovely home overlooking the Long Reach area of the Bay of Quinte. It was during this time that Anna was able to achieve her lifelong dream of graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Queen’s University, which she was awarded in 1991.
Eventually, the couple moved to Toronto and then to Markham to be closer to their family.
A legendary “clean freak”, a “warrior worrier” (in the best Irish-Catholic way), and an accomplished watercolour painter, who specialized in portraying perfect little children (totally unlike her own brood of five kids), Anna is survived by her two sisters: Helen Dillon and Doris Stuart, and her five living children: Karen, Nancy, Sheila (Eric LeSausse), David (Arden Warling), and Colleen (Pat Langner). Affectionately known as both “Granna” and “Da” depending on the person, Anna will be very much missed by her seven grandchildren: Aidan and John LeSausse, Kelvin and Kayla Langner, and Sean, Ryan and Colin Lynch.
Anna is predeceased by her husband Carl, their 17-month old son Charlie, and her parents Henigan and Margaret (Laffan) Rush.
The Lynch family would like to thank the caring staff on the second floor at Amica Swan Lake, and the team at Markham Stouffville Hospital who guided Anna through her final days.
In consideration of the COVID-19 environment, a private funeral service will be held for the family, in Marmora, Ontario. Arrangements: McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Diabetes Canada or to a local Food Bank.
Anna’s grace, resilience, style, and sense of humour, will always be with us!
At Moira Placed LTC Tweed, on Friday, October 23, 2020. Diny (Hilbers), of Tweed, in her 93rd year. Wife of Bert Hielema. Mother of Syd (Evelyn), Ancaster; Pauline (Rick) Budding, New Hamburg; Gobind (Siri Atma) Khalsa, Santa Barbara; Denise (John) Deen, Minneapolis & Edgar (Karen Zwart Hielema), Toronto. Grandmother of Joya (Igor), Justin (Trish), Adrian, Erica (David), Andrea (Kevin), Alex (Ina), Siri Sumpuran, Harkrishan, Tobin (Sia), Bronwyn (Joey), Aiden (Elizabeth), Peytra & James. Great grandmother of Lyric, Claire, Teddy, Audrey, Eloise & Lucy. Sister of Wim Hilbers, Louise (Henk) Klooster. Sister in law of Jack (Alice) Hielema, Houk (Henk) Heslinga, Drewes (Tiny) Hielema. The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed, on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 from 12 noon until time of funeral service at 2:00 p.m. Private Interment Victoria Cemetery. Donations: Moira Place LTC Tweed.
WALKER: Murray Arnold
On Friday, October 16, 2020. Murray Walker, of Marmora, in his 88th year. Son of the late Arnold & Pheobe Walker. Husband of Clara Walker (nee: Fleming). Father of Brent (Edith) Walker, Arnold (late Marilyn) Walker, Laurie (late David) Nickle, Tammie (Jim) Wheeler, Sherry (Dave) Maloney. Grandfather of 17 grandchildren, 28 1/2 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild. Brother of the late James Walker, Robert Walker, and June Snider. Brother-in-law of Gloria Daunter, Darlene, Marlene, Linda, Doug, Gloria, Ken, Cathy, and Margaret. Friends will be received at the McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora, on Wednesday October 21, 2020 from 12:00 noon until 1:00 with a memorial service taking place at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Beaver Creek Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
BEATTY: Brock Austin Lloyd
As the result of an accident, on Monday, October 12, 2020. Brock Beatty, of Tweed, in his 17th year. Son of Brent & Julie (Carmichael) Beatty. Brother of Makayla & Isabella. Grandson of Pat Carmichael, Dennis & Nancy Carmichael and Lloyd & Linda Beatty, Jeannie & Glenn Graham. Loved by his several aunts, uncles and cousins. The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Friday, October 16, 2020. The funeral service will be private. Interment Victoria Cemetery, Tweed. Instead of flowers, donations to Emmanuel Christian Academy, Madoc.
GRAHAM: Ronald Henry
At Moira Place LTC, Tweed, on Monday, October 12, 2020. Ron Graham, of Tweed, in his 85th year. Son of the late Oliver & Kathleen (Terrade) Graham. Husband of Barbara (Hislop). Father of Cathy (Jim) Weber, Drums, PA and Linda Graham, Tweed. Grandfather of Heidi, Erika, Jimmy, Colleen, Rob, Sarah, Emily, Jennifer, Jamie and Katie. Loved by his 22 great grandchildren. Brother of the late James, Patricia and Gordon. Stepbrother of Brian Baird and Ronald Baird. Cremation has taken place. A public memorial will take place at a later date. Donations: Canadian Cancer Society or the Alzheimer Society.
HOLLOWAY: Linda Sue
At Campbellford Memorial Hospital, on Sunday, October 11, 2020. Linda Holloway, of Marmora, in her 60th year. Daughter of David & Patricia (Couchman) Holloway. Wife for 30 years of William (Bill) Chard. Sister of Debbie Holloway, Moncton, NB. Cremation has taken place. A graveside service will be held at Zion Cemetery, Malone on Saturday October 24, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Donations: Heart & Stroke Foundation.
BUCHANAN: Cynthia Ann
May 25, 1932 to March 11, 2020
It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Lulu McConnell-Hunt, after her courageous five-year battle with pulmonary fibrosis. Daughter of the late Sarah Jane and Alexander McConnell. Lulu was predeceased by her husband Robert Henry Hunt, and was mother of Daniel Burns, and extended mother of Judy and Norma Hunt. A member of a large Irish family, Lulu was predeceased by brothers Carl, Thomas, William, Patrick, and Hank McConnell, and sisters Jane (Yovino), Doreen (Lalande), and Mary (Testa). Lulu is survived by sisters Ann (Bougie), Elizabeth (Robillard), and Sharon (Parke), and sisters-in-law Jeanette, Thelma and Joan McConnell. A special thank you to Dr. Charkhzarin, who always made Lulu laugh, the competent palliative care nursing staff and the many wonderful PSW’s at the Caressant Care Nursing Home, Marmora, who helped Lulu through her final journey. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will be held at the McConnell Funeral Home, 112 Durham Street South, Madoc, on Saturday, October 24 at 1:00 p.m. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Lung Association would be appreciated.
PARKS: Tracy Dawn Louise
Suddenly, at her home in Stirling . Tracy Parks, at age 46. Daughter of Sharon Parks and the late William (Bill) Parks. Sister of Steven Parks (Lori-Ann), Little Britain and Russell Parks (Cindy), Coe Hill. She will be missed by many family and friends. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.
REID: Larry George
At Quinte Health Care Belleville General, on Sunday, October 11, 2020. Larry Reid, of Trenton, formerly of Tiny, Little Britain and Bannockburn, in his 72nd year. Son of the late Charles and Violet Reid. Husband of Eleanor (Stein) Reid. Father of Larry Jr. (Claire) Reid, Jeffery (Carmen) Reid and Michael Reid. Grandfather of Rachel, Samuel, Tyson, Zachary and Lauren. Brother of Eunice Andrews (late Jack). Brother-in-law of Norman (Carol) Stein, Keith (Lynda) Stein, Sandra Hannah (late Daryl), Stan Stein, Bev (Bryon) Wood, Allan (Pam) Stein, Calvin (Debbie) Stein, and Margaret (Doug) Weichenthal. Larry will be missed by his many nieces and nephews. Larry will be greatly missed by Dax and Chase. The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc, from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Saturday, October 17. Funeral Service in the funeral home on Sunday, October 18 at 1:00 p.m. Interment Eldorado Cemetery. Donations to the Askennonia Seniors Centre–Country Jammers, Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
BRADLEY: Norman Gerald
At Moria Place LTC, Tweed, on Thursday, October 1, 2020. Norm Bradley, of Marmora, in his 89th year. Son of the late Melville & Kathleen (Kenny) Bradley. Husband of Suzanne (Low). Father of David (Mario) Tweed; Scott (Stephen) & John (Sue), Courtice. Brother of Wayne (Inez), Bowmanville; Ken (Joanne), Oshawa and the late Elwood, Len & Keith. Brother in law of Joyce and the late Fran and Doris. Grandfather of Heather, Cameron, Tyson (Kimberlin) & Noah. Ex-father-in-law of Wendy and Patricia. Great grandfather of Kylie and Tyson. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will take place at a later date. Donations: Heart & Stroke Foundation.
BANDY: Barbara Marlene (neé White)
At Quinte Health Care, Belleville on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. Barbara (White) Bandy, in her 84th year. Beloved wife of the late Lloyd Bandy. Loving mother of Robin Crossley (Brian), Nancy Markell (Jack) and Scott Bandy. Proud grandmother of Daniel Svensson, Ryan Crossley and Sarena Petruniak (Walter). Great grandmother of Cheyenne and Kaylee. Dearly missed and survived by her siblings Burton, Donny, Frank and Melville. Cremation has taken place. At Barbara's request, there will be no public visitation or service. Arrangements: McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed.
SOLMES: John McKeown
At Campbellford Memorial Hospital, on Wednesday, September 30, 2020. John Solmes, of Marmora, in his 90th year. Son of the late Herbert & Frances (McKeown) Solmes. Husband of Carole Fraser. Father of Dan Solmes, Oshawa; Jacqueline (Jim) Douglas, Springbrook and the late Lynda. Grandfather of Jonah & Alyee McGarvey. Brother of Helen Cathcart, Belleville; Edna Conboy, Oshawa and the late Roy & Tom Solmes. Brother in law of Betty Solmes, London and Pat Solmes, Foxboro. Loved by his many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora, from 11:00 a.m. Saturday October 3, 2020 where funeral service will take place at 1:00 p.m. Interment Mont Nebo Cemetery. Donations: St. Mark’s Anglican Church.
McGANN: Jason William
Sadly, on Wednesday, September 16, 2020. Jason William McGann, of Madoc, in his 45th year. Son of Gail Gibson and the late Leo Michael McGann. Brother of Clinton (Amanda) McGann. Uncle to River. Jason will be missed by his many aunts, uncles and cousins. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of life will be held at the McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc, from 2 - 4- p.m. on Saturday, October 3.
BAKER: Charles “ Burton ”
At Hastings Centennial Manor, Bancroft, on Wednesday, September 23rd 2020. Burton Baker, of Bancroft in his 96th year. Son of the late William & Mildred Baker. Husband of the late Ida Baker. Father of Bruce (Karen) Baker, Burton (Carlene) Baker, Faye Jan, Barb (Chris) Jan and the late Beth Wilson. Father in law to Tom Wilson. Grandfather of Aaron, Glenn, Janine, and Jules. Great-grandfather of 4. A private family graveside service has taken place at Gilmour Cemetery , Gilmour. Donations made to the Heart and Stroke would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.
BROWNSON: Douglas Albert
On his tractor, doing what he loved, on Wednesday, September 23, 2020. Doug Brownson, of Bonarlaw, in his 82nd year. Son of the late James & Stella (
Very early on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 after a courageous battle with cancer. Barbara Hampton (neé Russell) passed away quietly and peacefully in her sleep at the age of 78. Barbara was preceded in death by her parents Floyd and Nelda Russell as well as her sister Edith (Brolly) and brother Andrew. She will forever be missed by her daughters Elizabeth and Leslie (McConnell), her son in law Thomas, her grandsons Dylan, Findlay, all of her extended family and a dear group of friends. Arrangements: McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora. A ceremony will be held on Monday, October 5, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. at
BURTON : Robert ( Bob ) John
Bob known for his keen wit and everlasting smirk, after a valiant effort, drew his last breath and entered into rest on Tuesday September 8,2020. As always Bob's childhood sweetheart and loving partner Gail, was right by his side. Bob will join his parents Barbara and Norman both predeceased and his beloved animals Sheba, Pal and Kitten Kat just a name a few. Bob will be sadly missed by his brother Scott (Cara) and nephew Jeremy , and good friends alike. At this time Gail would like to thank the staff on Quinte 4 at BGH for their care and compassion. Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of life will be announced at a later date.
MURRAY : Cecelia Mary
At Campbellford Memorial Hospital , on Saturday, September 12, 2020. Cecelia Murray, of Marmora, in her 68th year. Loving partner of Paul Speight. Loved by her children and grandchildren. At Cecelia’s request, cremation has taken place and there will be no public service.
HARRISON : Norman Harry
At his home, on Sunday, September 13, 2020. Norm Harrison, of Madoc, in his 53rd year. Soulmate, best friend and husband of Cheryl (Morin). Loving father of Levy. Stepfather of Alex and André Morin. Brother of Larry (Patti) and Kevin (Kathy). Uncle of Matthew (Bree), Blaine (Serena), Ronny and Carla Harrison, Rebecca and Jacob Dewitt and Ryan and Cassie Reese. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of life will take place at a later date. Donations: Addictionx and Mental Health Services Hastings Prince Edward. Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.
McCALL: Donna Ann (nee Baker)
Passed away on Monday, August 10, 2020, at
BELL: Neil Linton
Neil Linton Bell passed away peacefully, at
RAMSAY: John Douglas “Doug”
At his home, on Monday, August 31, 2020. Doug Ramsay, of Belleville, in his 69th year. Son of the late Frederick and Minnie Ramsay. Father of Mark Ramsay, Amanda Ramsay and David Ramsay (Shannon Spafford). Grandfather of Elijah,
McCREA: Patricia Eileen "Pat" (Donoghue)
Passed away peacefully, in the loving arms of family, after a brief illness, at Quinte Healthcare B.G.H. on Sunday, August 30, 2020. Pat McCrea, of Belleville, formerly Tweed, in her 91st year. Predeceased by her loving husband of 65 years, Bill McCrea. Loving mother of Margie (the late Larry LeSage),
At Quinte Health Care
THOMPSON: William Stuart
Peacefully at his home, with family by his side, on Saturday, August 22, 2020, after a three year battle with prostate cancer. William Thompson, of Madoc, in his 72nd year. Son of the late Thomas and Shirley Thompson. Dearly beloved husband of Lynda Thompson for 50 years. Devoted father of Laura (
Name: Catherine Morris Clemens (nee Birrell)
Husband: James Edgar Clemens
Birth: June 3, 1935 - Montreal QC
Death: August 19, 2020 - Madoc ON
With her husband, Jim, at her side reading scripture and praying, Cathy (Catherine Morris Clemens) took her final breaths and entered Glory. While her departure is mourned, her home-going is celebrated by those she left behind - husband James Edgar Clemens, children - Mark, Leslie, Heather, Jimmie and Joy (and assorted spouses), her 17 grandchildren (and assorted spouses), 10 great grandchildren, her dear sister-in-law Pat, and many nephews and nieces. Cathy’s life touched many beyond her immediate family who will also miss her deeply.
Cathy was born in
We are grateful to the nurses and PSWs who provided compassionate and competent care throughout this journey. We want to particularly acknowledge the care provided by The Heart of Hastings Hospice over the last two weeks.
There will be a public visitation on Friday, August 28 at
Donations in lieu of flowers: Emmanuel Relief and Rehabilitation Canada,
“GO HABS GO”
HAMPEL: John Paul
Born in 1947, in Fergus, ON, John passed away quietly in his sleep on Tuesday, August 11, 2020. Growing up in
In your absence, we must learn new ways to love each other.
CLEMENS: Patrick Joseph “Pat”
At his home, in Marmora, on Saturday, July 25, 2020. Pat will be sadly missed by his mother Nina Clemens and her husband Jack Koomen. Predeceased by his birth father Jack Terrion and his adopted father John Clemens. Loving father of James (Amy) Clemens and Patricia Leblanc (Greg). Proud Grampy to Alex, Chelsea and Kara Leblanc and Owen and Milo Clemens. Pat was the oldest brother of Kim (Carl) Kehoe, Jack Clemens and Tracey (Paul) McKenzie and brother-in-law to Anne Clemens. Predeceased by his brother Paul Clemens. Pat will be fondly remembered by his extended family, many close friends and members of the Goat Hill Hunt Club. Cremation with interment at Sacred Heart of Jesus Cemetery has taken place.
CRAVEN: Donna Corrinne (nee: Thomson)
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On Friday, August 7, 2020, at the Ross Memorial Hospital , Lindsay. Donna Craven, of Marmora, in her 85th year. Daughter of the late Grace Corrinne & Ranby Thomson. Wife of the late John Edward Craven. Mother of Corrinne (Bruce) Orpwood of Markham , ON , and Cathy (Bruce) Porter of Kirkfield , ON . Grandmother of Jamie (Mike) Moore and Drew (Katherine) Orpwood. Great-grandmother to McKinley Orpwood, Samuel Orpwood, Bryden Moore, and Hunter Moore. Best friend of Patty Gail Peaker, and Roy & Joanne Stone. A private graveside service has taken place at Zion Cemetery , Marmora. A memorial service will take place at a later date. Donations made to the St. Andrew's United Church , Marmora would be appreciated.
BAYLISS: William “Bill”
Peacefully, at Quinte Health Care Belleville General Hospital, with his daughter by his side, on Thursday, August 6, 2020. Bill Bayliss, of Milton, in his 74th year. Son of the late Thomas and Joanne Bayliss. Commonlaw husband of 40 years to Pauline Hobbs. Father to Christina Bayliss-Jenkins. Grandfather to Celine Broadbent. Cremation has taken place.
WRIGHT: Malcolm Marvin
At his home in Marmora, on Saturday, August 1, 2020. Malcolm Wright, in his 81st year. Son of the late Ralph and Mary (Elliott) Wright. Husband and best friend of Ellen Fegan. Father of Doug (Lynn), Edmonton; David, Edmonton; Denise (Darren) Legge, Edmonton and the late Debbie (Bob) Buchanan. Step father of John (Patie), Mountain Grove; Linda (David) Lovegrove, Marmora; James, Alberta. Brother of Carol Stevenson, Trenton; Maureena Doughty, Stirling; Joy (Ken) Reid, Marmora; Grant (Kathy) Wright, Trenton; Elliott (Sue) Wright, Trenton; Murray (Sharon) Wright, Marmora; Jennifer (Glen) Hagerman, Gunter. Dearly loved by his several grandchildren and great grandchildren. Beloved uncle to several nieces, nephews and family. Cremation. A memorial service will take place on August 14th at 11:00 a.m. officiated by Dianne Cole, at 436 Evergrown Rd., Marmora (Turn south on Second Line Belmont to Evergrown Rd.). Donations: Heart of Hastings Hospice.
At his home in Marmora, on Saturday, August 1, 2020. Reg Levert, formerly of Toronto, in his 68th year. Son of the late Theresa (Benoit) Levert. Husband of Darlene (Dolph). Stepfather of Tom Cain, Toronto. Brother of Ron Levert, Toronto; Colleen Levert, Havelock. Brother-in-law of Brenda Fell, Havelock. Uncle of Colin Levert, Stephen Ward & Amanda Levert. Cremation. A celebration of life will take place and be announced at a later date.
BREEN: Robert (Bob) Edwin
Following a short illness, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, at Kingston Regional Health Sciences Centre, on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. Robert (Bob) Breen, of Madoc, in his 81st year. Beloved husband of Judith Ann (Saint) Breen, of 58 years. Loving father of Carrie (Scott Adams) and Kevin (Leanne Gordon). Very loved by his grandchildren, Dylan (Carly Deline), Dorian, Tessa, Alia, and great granddaughter, Brynlee. Cherished brother of the late Nancy Kemkes, of
DOUGLAS-PETERS: Barbara "Sue"
Providence Care Hospital , Kingston , on Tuesday, July 21, 2020. Sue (Curtis) Douglas-Peters, of Coe Hill, in her 75th year. Daughter of the late Gordon and Ruth Curtis. Wife of the late Donald Douglas and Neil Peters. Mother of Chris (Michael) Savard, Ruth (Richard) Hogan and the late Steven Douglas. Grandmother of Andrew (Kimberly) Douglas, Curtis Hogan and Jenna Hogan. Sister of William Curtis, Janice Fraser and the late Robert Curtis. Cremation has taken place. A graveside service will take place at St. Andrew’s United Cemetery , Coe Hill, on Saturday, August 1 at 11:00 a.m. Donations to the Wollaston Heritage Centre, The Fellowship of Christian Farmers of Canada , Coe Hill Gospel Church or the Bancroft Pregnancy Care Centre would be appreciated. Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.
BACHELLIER: Wallace James
At his home in Tweed, on Sunday, July 12, 2020. Wally Bachellier, in his 58th year. Son of the late Arthur and Marion (Wilson) Bachellier. Husband of the late Tina (Stapper). Father of Brandon, Brittany and Crystal. Brother of Bill, John, Art Bachellier and the late Marion and Anne. Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received at the McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed, on Saturday July 25, from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
SMITH: William Arthur
At Quinte Healthcare B.G.H., on Monday, July 6, 2020 Art Smith, of
MORTON: Reginald Albert “Reg”
Passed away at his residence on Sunday, July 5, 2020 with his loving family by his side. Reg Morton in his 70th year. Son of the late Gerald & Evelyn Morton. Beloved husband of 48 years to Kathy. Loving father to Lisa Prevost (Trevor) and Jason (Denise). Proud grandpa to
ELLIOTT: Ronald Stewart Leabourne
June 17, 1937 - June 30, 2020
Ronald Stewart Leabourne Elliott, of Roslin, in his 84th year. Adored son of the late Laura and Leabourne Elliott. Faithful husband of Dorothy (Kemp) and loving father of David (Heather) Elliott, Jon Elliott (Kristin Maillard), and Mary Ann (Steve) Hutchison. Proud grandfather of DJ, Kris, Ethan, Aaron, Isaac, Ellie and Addy. Ron was a hard worker. When he was young he could be found working in his father’s grocery store in Kemptville. Over the course of his career he worked for various manufacturing companies in
DANFORD: Betty Christine
At her home, on Friday, July 3, 2020. Betty (Ash) Danford, of Madoc, in her 78th year. Wife of Walter Danford. Mother of Chris (Fred) and Alan (Lesley). Grandmother of Alicia, Shaelynn, Jessie (deceased), Kassidy, Sydney , Marly and Benjamin. Great grandmother of Mayson, Lilly and Carl. Sister of Karen (Ray), Evelyn, Bob (Beth) and the late Maurice. Dear friend of Walt and Elaine Sawkins, Kathy and Bob Bancroft, and Marj and Calvin McCoy. A private family service will be held at the McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc. Interment White Lake Cemetery . Donations to St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, Heart of Hastings Hospice or Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
ROSS: Kenneth James
At Quinte Health Care Belleville General, on Friday, June 26, 2020. Ken Ross, of Belleville, in his 86th year. Husband of Lois (Gillott) Ross. Father of Martin Ross, Daniel Ross (Liz), Laura Saunders (Cyrus) and the late Michael James Ross. Loved by his 6 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Brother of Bryan Ross (Marilyn). Brother-in-law of Mavis Stannard (Barry). The family will receive friends at Ivanhoe Church Camp on Friday, July 3 from 1-3 p.m. with funeral service to follow at 3:00 p.m. Interment White Lake Cemetery . Donations: Ivanhoe Camp. Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.
ARMSTRONG: Milton Lorne
At Campbellford Memorial Hospital, on Thursday, June 25, 2020. Milton Armstrong, of Madoc, in his 60th year. Dear son of Audrey (Moore) and the late Bob Armstrong. Loving father of Sarah (Andrew) Ribeiro, Miranda (Kris) Marles, and Jennifer Armstrong (Ryan Marlin). Grandfather of Carter, Ava, Jorja, Winter and Isaac. Brother of Wayne (Karen) Armstrong, Elaine (late Tom) Howard, Ena (George) Palmateer, Ray Armstrong, Gail (Brad) Donaldson, Barbara Armstrong (Chris Hart), Linda Armstrong, Lois Armstrong, Murray Armstrong (Joanie Rhude), Ron (Marlene) Armstrong and the late Eileen (David) Bramley and Wally Armstrong. Beloved uncle to many nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of life will take place at a later date. Donations to the Heart of Hastings Hospice or the Kingston Health Sciences Centre - Living Kidney Donor Service would be appreciated. Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.
DEAN: Marguerite Elizabeth Gladys
At her home in Tweed, on Thursday, June 25, 2020. Marg (Winn), in her 80th year. Daughter of the late Arthur and Elsie (Hyatt) Winn . Wife of the late Allan Dean. Mother of Debbie Dean, Tweed; David (Tricia) Dean, Oshawa and stepson Steven (Shelley) Rose, Thunder Bay. Grandmother of Devin, Cassandra, Nathan, Lauren, Ryan and the late Little John. Sister of Carol Middleton, Belleville; Harvey Winn, Nepean and the late Ted Winn and Bruce Kain . The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed from 12:00 noon on Thursday, July 2, 2020, where funeral service will take place at 2:00 p.m. Interment Victoria Cemetery, Tweed. Donations: Heart & Stroke Foundation.
BARALY: Sylvianne (Corbeil)
At the Kingston Health Sciences Centre, on Sunday, June 21, 2020. Sylvianne Baraly, in her 76th year. Daughter of the late Osias & Olga Corbeil. Wife of Frank Baraly, the late Frank Bailey, Peter Gilbert and Reg Farr. Mother of Jeannie Fiorentino (Joe), Michelle Bailey and Phyllis Gilbert-Sparks. Proud Grammy of 9 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. Survived by her brother Adrian. Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews and her extended family. The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, 137 Colborne St., Tweed, on Friday, June 26, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Funeral Service in the Tweed chapel at 2:00 p.m. Interment Plainfield Cemetery. Donations to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated. Special thanks to all of her doctors and nurses at Kingston General for their care and kindness during her stay.
Passed away suddenly, on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. Beloved son of Brian & Marianne Walker. Stepson of Pamela Walker. Fortunate to be loved by all his grandparents, Bruce Walker (Doreen) & the late Shirley Walker, Margaret Preston & the late Doug Preston, Bob & Lois Farwell, & the late Philip & Jeanette Bridger. Dearly loved and adored by his sister Lisa Walker & brother-in-law David Barnhardt and his nephew Austin Barnhardt. Luke “Ginger” Walker will be dearly missed and mourned by his special friend Heather and all of his extended family and hundreds of friends. At the request of Luke’s parents cremation will take place followed by a private family service. Due to Covid restrictions a public Celebration of Luke’s life will take place and be posted in the near future. Donations to the "Luke Walker Fund" to assist people with mental health issues would be appreciated by the family and may be made by clicking the following link http://enrichmentcentre.ca/ Arrangements: McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora.
On Sunday, June 14, 2020. Robert Holness, of Eldorado, in his 61st year. Son of the late Edward and Barbara Holness. Brother of Darren (Paula) Holness and the late Edward Holness, Ronald Holness, and Linda Holness. Robert will be missed by his many cousins, nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. Interment to take place at Marmora Common Cemetery at a later date.
NICHOLSON: Gregory Stewart
At Quinte Health Care, Belleville General Hospital , on Friday, June 12, 2020. Greg Nicholson, of Madoc, in his 55th year. Son of Shirley Nicholson and the late Douglas Nicholson. Devoted husband of Linda Nicholson (nee: Smith). Father of Douglas (Sarah) and Josh (Mandy). Brother of Janice Nicholson, Keith Nicholson, Dwayne (Ederlaine) Nicholson. Uncle of Crystal, Tiffany, Gordon, Natalie, Kristofer, and Travis (Chris). Brother-in-law of Doug (Pauline) Smith and Dan (June) Smith. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of life will take place on Saturday, June 27 at the family home. Donations made to the Centre Hastings Fire Department would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.
McKEOWN: Donald Gerald
At his home, in Quinte West, on Monday, June 15, 2020. Gerald McKeown, in his 77th year. Son of the late Leslie and Leah (Carr) McKeown. Husband of Janice (Sweeting) McKeown . Father of Toby & Amy McKeown, Godfrey and Cheryl Ricketts & Tim Norris, Smiths Falls. Grandfather of Rachel and Ty; Dustin and Austin. Brother of Carol (Glenn) Mawer, Marmora and Robin Wishak, Courtice. Brother-in-law of Wendy Wright and Linda Sweeting. The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora, on Friday, June 19 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Funeral Service in Mont Nebo Cemetery, Springbrook on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Donations: Parkinson’s Canada Belleville Quinte Chapter, Canadian Cancer Society or Heart of Hastings Hospice.
BJORNDAHL: Donald Arthur Currie
Retired OPP Constable, Korean War Veteran (Royal Canadian Navy)
Peacefully, at Timber Trails Retirement Residence, Madoc, on June 10, 2020. Don Bjorndahl, of Madoc, in his 87th year. Born in Watrous,
McLEOD: June Elizabeth
Passed away peacefully, Monday, May 25,2020 in Comox B.C., in her 88th year. June was born in Deloro,
WORRELL: Elaine Marjorie (
Passed away, after a brief stay at
WOOD: Dale Lorne
At his home, on Thursday, May 28, 2020. Dale Wood, of Eldorado, in his 64th year. Son of the late Edward and Rhonda Wood. Loving husband for 42 years of Debbie (
COMER: Mary Edith
At her home, on Wednesday, May 6, 2020. Mary Comer, of Madoc, in her 70th year. Daughter of the late Percy and Violet Lucas. Wife of Hubert Comer. Mother of Kathleen Comer and Erin Comer. Grandmother of Zackery, Lucas and Sully. Sister of Judy Black, Glenn Lucas, Jim Lucas, and the late Ken Lucas, Clara Sine, John Lucas, Wayne Lucas, and Terry Lucas. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.
BRYDEN: Vonnie June
At Quinte Healthcare Belleville, on Tuesday, May 5, 2020, Vonnie (Morley) of
SNIDER: Rev. Kenneth James
Peacefully, at Quinte Gardens Retirement Home,
At his residence on Friday, May 1, 2020. Tim Snider, of Cloyne, in his 61st year. Son of the late Ted & Verna Snider. Brother of James (Elaine) & Arnold (Kris). Uncle of Lindsey, Melissa, & Lisa. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation or funeral. Interment in
HANDLEY: David Michael
TRUDEAU: William Gerrard “Gerry”
At Quinte Health Care,
DELLAR: Rosalie Louise Annie
At her home in Thomasburg, on Monday, April 27, 2020, Rose Dellar, owner operator of Dellars Pharmacy, in her 69th year. Daughter of the late John & Delia (Robinson) Gibbons. Wife of Terry Dellar. Mother of Robert Edward,
March 14, 1931 – April 27, 2020
Betty (Elizabeth Louise) Watson of
ROLLINS: Winifred Marie
At Quinte Health Care Belleville General, on Thursday, April 23, 2020. Wynn (Neal) Rollins, of Ivanhoe, in her 84th year. Wife of the late Bill Rollins. Mother of Debbie and Wayne Preston, Willie and Lynn, Jenny and Don Crawford, Rhonda and Steve Runnalls, Wendy and Chris Spencer and Peter. Loved by her many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a private family graveside service will be held at White Lake Cemetery . A celebration of Wynn's life will be held at a future date and will be announced. Donations: Centre Hastings People Helping People. Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.
At Peterborough Regional Health Centre, on Thursday, April 23, 2020. Albert Luecke, of Madoc, in his 88th year. Son of the late Albert and Florentine Luecke. Husband of the late Erika. Father of Helmut ( Tara ), Millbrook; Marjorie McDonald, Millbrook; and Jennifer Lemery (Dan), Madoc. Grandfather of Austin (Sarah), Taylor (Keelan), Katie (Brayden), Cameron and Laci. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will take place at a later date. Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.
STOFFERS: Loretta Frances
At Quinte Health Care, Belleville on Thursday, April 23, 2020. Loretta Stoffers (Reid), in her 68th year. Daughter of the late Everett & Bernice Reid. Wife of the late Jake Stoffers. Mother of Melanie (Levi) de Jong, Spencerville; Albert (Alyson), Ottawa ; Amy (Jeff) Rundle, Belleville ; and Patrick, Belleville . Proud grandmother of Colin, Liam, Reuben , Jordan , Juliana, Miles and Wesley. Sister of Linda (Frank) Huizenga, Moira; Dan (Andrea) Reid, St. Ola; Brenda (Tom) Hassell, Stirling; Beverly Haley (Geoff), Cannifton; David (Kim) Reid, Stirling and Rick Musclow, Stirling. Sister-in-law of Hilda (Sidney) Reinsma, Bowmanville; Marie (Ted) Hoogsteen, Oshawa; Ralph (Norma) Stoffers, Cobourg; Christine (Don) Merkley, Ottawa; Harry Stoffers, Peterborough; Mike (Jackie) Luchies, Iroquois and the late Betty Luchies. Loved by her many nieces and nephews. Due to world events, there will be no public visitation or service at this time. A celebration of Loretta's life will take place at a later date. Private interment will take place beside her beloved Jake in Thomasburg Cemetery . Loretta studied at the Edith Cavell Nursing School of Belleville and was a graduate of the B class of 1972. She was a lifelong devoted and caring Registered Nurse, who will be missed by her colleagues and friends from her time at Cobourg General Hospital and E.J. McQuigge Lodge, Cannifton. A special thank you to Dr. Coady and the entire staff on Quinte 6 for their loving care of mom. In lieu of flowers donations to the Belleville General Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated.
RODENHIZER: William Roger
O’Connor: John Richard
At Stirling Manor, Stirling, on Saturday, April 11, 2020. Jack O’Connor, of Marmora, in his 87th year. Son of the late Richard and Phoebe (Wadell) O’Connor. Beloved Husband for 65 years and 10 Months of Ida “Isabella” (Matthews). Cherished Father of Mary Anne (Allen), Clarence (Suzie), Stanley (Sharon), Arthur (Linda), Marjorie Madill (Lloyd), Janet Milligan & Carol O’Connor. Fondly remembered by grandchildren Christina, James, Shannon, Erin, Hannah, Brittany, John Ross, Candice, William, Sheri, Mandy, Carl, Charity, Wesley, Jennafer & Lori. Loved by his 23 great grandchildren. Brother of the late Hilda Symonds. Jack will be missed by many family and friends. Due to Covid19 restrictions a private grave side service will take place in Sacred Heart of Jesus Cemetery, Marmora. A celebration of life will take place at a later date. Donations: Stirling Manor or Heart & Stroke Foundation. Arrangements: McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora
FOBERT: Vera Monica (nee: Foley)
At Moira Place Long-Term Care Facility, Tweed , on Thursday, April 9, 2020. Vera Fobert, of Madoc, in her 99th year. Daughter of the late Walter and Josephine Foley. Wife of the late Delbert Francis and David Fobert. Loving mother of Wayne (Claire) Francis, Joanne (Doug) Keller, and Bonny (Russell) Critch, all of Madoc, and the late Daniel Francis. Mother-in-law of Sharon Francis. Sister of Tom (Audrey) Foley, Ted Foley, Betty Shaw and the late Carmel Perrigo, Mary Mumford, Marguerite Bronson, Harriet Wilcox, Leo Foley, John Foley and Joe Foley. Sister-in-law of Doris Francis. Gramma of 8, great gramma of 13, and great great gramma of 7. A private graveside service has taken place at White Lake Cemetery . Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.
GORDON: Roy Earl - (Supt. Retired) Age 84
Easter Sunday, April 12th, 2020
After years of illness, Roy passed away peacefully leaving behind his beloved wife of 62 years, Sandra and his loving daughter, Nadine. He was predeceased by two older brothers James and William, his two older sisters Kathleen and Rita, and his only son Andrew. Due to present circumstances, A Celebration of Roy's Life will be held at McConnell Funeral Home,
QUEEN: Martin James
Peacefully, on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 Martin passed away in his 58th year. Dearly loved by his mother May Queen and the late Jim Queen; partner Lisa Youmans; former Spouse Tanya Queen; children Breanne and James. Cherished brother of Anne Queen (Stephen Blanchard), John Queen, and Christine Queen (Robert Fennimore). Martin will be forever in our hearts, and will be greatly missed by his many nieces, nephews and friends. Martin’s spirit of giving was demonstrated through his involvement with a number of organizations. As a founding Board Member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Regina , he was a committed community volunteer and inspired others to give of their time. Martin sat on numerous Boards of Directors including the Belleville General Hospital Foundation and the United Way of Quinte, and as past Chair of The Children’s Foundation of Belleville. Acting as a Coach and Manager for the Belleville Bearcats and Belleville Jr. Bulls allowed him to combine a love of sport and community with his devotion to his children. Martin’s career with Sears Canada spanned over 30 years, starting with a part time high school job at the Lindsay store progressing through the ranks to the role of National Logistics Manager in Belleville . Martin had a zest for life and a love of travel and adventure. He had a never ending desire to help others, and a strong Catholic faith which brought him comfort in difficult times. A Mass of Christian Burial and celebration of life will be announced at a later date. Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.
LEGERE-GLEMBISKI: Colby Michael Richard
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Colby Michael Legere-Glembiski on April 6, 2020. Son of Steven Glembiski and Kristen Legere. Grandson of Rick & Pam O’Heir and Mike Glembiski & Shirley Hartin. Brother of Corblyn, Nicolette and Nivana. Colby will be missed by his many uncles, aunts, and cousins. A private family service has taken place followed by cremation. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
THOMPSON: Tracey (nee: Reynolds)
Sept. 22, 1968-April 5, 2020
After a courageous fight for more than one-year, Tracey lost her battle to cancer. Surrounded by family at Campbellford Memorial Hospital, Tracey, 51, leaves behind her husband Craig and three sons, Kyle, Christopher and Jesse. She also leaves behind Gale MacLeod who graciously shared her time and love with Tracey’s family. The beloved daughter of Dave and Heather Reynolds, Tracey is an adored sister of June Vaters, Dale Reynolds, Christine Milionis (Dimitri) and Catherine Reynolds (Paul Sleeth). Her family dinners will be missed by her nieces and nephews: Darcy Vaters, Brandon Vaters, Kristi Reynolds, Daniel Reynolds, Curtis Reynolds, Brody Sleeth, Connor Sleeth and Victoria Milionis. Tracey is remembered by her Aunt Madeleine Mocon (Rick) & family and her Uncle Bill Reynolds. Tracey enjoyed life and cared deeply about the wellbeing of others. Two fond memories are trips to Niagara Falls last October with her best friend, Linda Price, and family trips to Arizona. Although she briefly lived in Toronto, Marmora has always been Tracey’s home. She loved her property on Beaver Creek and enjoyed her career as a Personal Support Worker with Care Partners. A fierce protector of the underdog, Tracey is welcomed to heaven by her beloved niece Megan Reynolds, Aunt Pat, grandparents and friends. As per her wishes, she will be buried at the Zion United Church Cemetery in Marmora. A celebration of life will be held after the COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. Thank-you for the good times, Tracey. You may be gone, but you will never be forgotten.
CHAMBERS: Dorothy Grace (nee: Fitzgerald)
At Centennial Hastings Manor, Bancroft, on Sunday, April 5, 2020. Dorothy Chambers, of Marmora, in her 95th year. Daughter of the late Percy & Alma Fitzgerald. Wife of the late Ford Chambers. Mother of Eric (Sue) Chambers. Cremation has taken place. Interment at
May 25, 1932 to March 11, 2020
It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Lulu McConnell-Hunt, after her courageous five-year battle with pulmonary fibrosis. Daughter of the late Sarah Jane and Alexander McConnell. Lulu was predeceased by her husband Robert Henry Hunt, and was mother of Daniel Burns, and extended mother of Judy and Norma Hunt. A member of a large Irish family, Lulu was predeceased by brothers Carl, Thomas, William, Patrick, and Hank McConnell, and sisters Jane (Yovino), Doreen (Lalande), and Mary (Testa). Lulu is survived by sisters Ann (Bougie), Elizabeth (Robillard), and Sharon (Parke), and sisters-in-law Jeanette, Thelma and Joan McConnell. A special thank you to Dr. Charkhzarin, who always made Lulu laugh, the competent palliative care nursing staff and the many wonderful PSW’s at the Caressant Care Nursing Home, Marmora, who helped Lulu through her final journey. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will be held in Lulu’s honour at a later date, at the McConnell Funeral Home, 112 Durham Street South, Madoc, Ontario. Come celebrate Lulu’s indomitable spirit! Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Lung Association would be appreciated.
ATKINSON: Donald Murray
At Quinte Health Care, Belleville General Hospital, on Sunday, March 29, 2020 after a brief illness. His family was by his side. Murray Atkinson, of Corbyville in his 75th year. Son of the late Hammond Johnson Atkinson and Annie Bernice Atkinson of Miramichi, New Brunswick. Husband of the late Linda Atkinson. Father of Paul Mitchell (Michael Matyas). Brother In law of Elaine Moore. Survived by his brother Brian (Nancy), Uncle of Christopher (Layne) Moore. Great Uncle of Ronan Moore and Harrison Moore. Special thanks to the doctors and the nurses (Carly & Lindsay) for their excellent care in the ICU. No Service is planned. Cremation has taken place. Donations made to Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated by the family.
GLOVER: Dorothy Isobel
Yesterday we said goodbye to an amazing mom, nanny, gg, and friend. A long and full life that will get the celebration it deserves in due course, but I am finding it a particular source of inspiration right now. Dot was one of the nicest, smartest and toughest women I know-she was incredibly generous with her love and support, and met every challenge she faced with a twinkle in her eye and concern for those around her. A wonderful legacy and foundation for us all.
At Caressant Care, Marmora, on Friday, March 27, 2020. Dot (Cunningham), of Marmora, in her 98th year. Daughter of the late George and Edna (McMahon) Cunningham. Wife of the late Vaughan Glover. Mother of Jim & Jane Alexander, Marmora; Linda & Brian Bertrand, Marmora; Vaughan & Betsy Glover, Arnprior and Gord & Judy Glover,
LUNN: Arnold John
At the Peterborough Regional Health Centre, on Sunday, March 22, 2020. Arnold Lunn, of Marmora, in his 84th year. Son of the late John & Hazel Lunn. Beloved husband of 65 years to his wife Janet (Allen). Forever missed, loved and remembered by his children Kelly Laton (Stan), Julie Laton (Stephen) & David Lunn. Proud Bumpa of Jesse & Cody Hewitt and Adam & Tyler Laton. Great Bumpa of Melyssa, Keaton & Ellie Hewitt and Aidan, Alora, Jaymen, Myka, Amelia & Ruby Laton. Predeceased by his siblings Irvine Frank Lunn and Avis Lunn. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Arnold ’s life will take place at a later date. Arrangements: McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora. Donations in Arnold ’s memory to the Peritoneal Dialysis Unit at Peterborough Regional Health Centre or a charity of choice would be welcomed. You were the backbone of our family, our beacon of strength and courage. Above all, an inspiration to all of us who were blessed to have you in our lives. Happy hunting and fishing Dad. Rest in peace.
“We got this!”
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
McGRATH: Reverend Roy Robert
VANNEST: Ruby (Deshane)
Passed away at Moira Place LTC,
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.