COX: Marion Elizabeth (Betty)
Peacefully, At Heart of Hastings Hospice, Madoc, on Saturday October 12, 2019. Betty (McCulloch) of Tweed in her 93rd year. Daughter of the late Stanley and Frances (Murdock) McCulloch. Wife of the late Herbert Cox. Mother of Mary Jane Morton, Burlington; Barbara (Mark) Holleran, Austin Texas; Beth (Philip) Rashotte, Tweed; Lynn (Wayne) Lajoie, Kingston; John, Toronto and Jennifer, Toronto. Grandmother of Sarah (Brent) Pascoe, Darren (Fiona) Rashotte, Shane (Katlin) Rashotte; Michael (Heather) Morton, Bryan Morton, Caitlin Holleran and Sondra Holleran. Great Grandmother of Louisa & Carson Rashotte, Ethan & Laine Pascoe, Mila & Kenny Rashotte and Henry Morton. Sister-in-law of Mabel McCulloch, Belleville and sister of the late Robert McCulloch. A private interment has taken place at Victoria Cemetery, Tweed. The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed on Friday November 1, 2019 from 10:00 am until 12 noon. Donations: Heart of Hastings Hospice or Erin Palmateer Pool.
Special Thanks to the Heart of Hastings Hospice, the staff of Bayview Retirement Home and Quinte 5 of B.G.H.
MITCHELL: Christopher Allan
On Thursday, October 3rd, 2019, in his 62nd year. Chris passed away suddenly, at home in Madoc, after a brave battle with cancer. Predeceased by his parents Hugh and Betty, brother Peter, and son Dustin. Loved and cherished best friend of Rose McNab. Loving father of Mason (Taylor), and proud grandfather of Parker. Much loved brother of Michael (Joan), Maureen Breakspear (Dan) and Bernadette Grady (Mike). Loved by many nieces and nephews, and countless friends. Celebration of Life to be held Friday, November 8th, at Knights of Columbus Hall, Peterborough, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.
GAWLEY: Mabell Ellenore
At Campbellford Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, October 8, 2019. Mabell (Bateman), of Marmora, in her 95th year. Daughter of the late Thomas & Tresa (Miller) Bateman. Wife of the late Norman (Red) Gawley. Mother of Wally Gawley Jr and the late Wendy. Sister of Ruth Reid, Napean and the late Carrie Dwyer, James and Dan Bateman. At Mabell’s request there will be no visitation or service. Cremation has taken place.
GALL: Seana Tracy
At Quinte Health Care Belleville General Hospital, on Sunday, October 6, 2019. Seana Gall, of Tweed in her 59th year. Daughter of the late Harold & Maureen (Downey) Gall. Sister of Brian (Robyn Wright), Tweed & Kevin (Tina), Tweed. Aunt of Jason, Sarah, Shaun, Brodie and Paddy. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed from 3-6 p.m. on Saturday, October 19, 2019. Donations: B.G.H. Foundation
EMBURY: Verna May
After a brief illness, Verna May Embury passed Sunday, October 6, 2019, at Kawartha Lakes Extendicare in Lindsay, Ontario. She was born March 11, 1926, at home, to the late Lizzie (Bailey) and Bruce Clifton Embury, of Madoc, Ontario. She dedicated herself to a career in nursing, having trained at Oshawa General Hospital, graduating in 1953. She worked briefly at Tavistock, Ontario and then settled in Lindsay and worked at Peel Memorial Hospital until her retirement. She was immensely proud of her home, which she shared with her beloved Pomeranian dog “Joy”. She was also involved in leadership positions with Girl Guides Canada for over 40 years and enjoyed going camping at every opportunity. Verna was predeceased by her parents, brother Elmer, sisters Lillian (Kelvin) Morrison and Marion Embury. She is survived by twin sister Vera Embury, of Belleville, Ontario, nieces Judith (Dennis) Laffan, Jean (Randy) Barre, Nancy (David) Roach and nephew Gordon Morrison and numerous great nieces and nephews. We would like to thank the staff at Kawartha Lakes Extendicare and a special thank you to Bev and Castle Keep for their continued support and exemplary care for our aunt Verna in her final years of life. Funeral services will be graveside and interment will be in the Embury plot at Lakeview Cemetery, Madoc, Ontario on Saturday, October 12 at 1:00 p.m. Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc. “Anyone who is in Christ is a new creation. The old is gone; a new life begun.” 2 Corinthians 5:17
STEELE: Anne Marilyn
At Quinte Healthcare, Belleville on Wednesday, September 18, 2019. Anne (Ryrie), of Flinton, Ontario, in her 83rd year. Daughter of the late Alec and Dorothy (Todd) Ryrie. Wife of Jim. Mother of Ewen, Coboconk and Eric (Tami), Beeton. Grandmother of Ainsleigh (Zachary), Breanne & David. Great grandmother of Zachary James. Sister of Don Ryrie, Bolton. Anne was an avid quilter with the Tweed Bag Ladies and the Peacemaker Quilters of Northbrook. She was a past president of the Etobicoke Quilters Guild. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed from 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 19, 2019 where a memorial service will take place at 12:00 noon. A reception will follow. Donations: Alzheimer Society.