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Death Notices

BURROWS, Gordon "Ralph"
At Quinte Health Care, Belleville General Hospital, on Wednesday, January 17, 2018.  Ralph Burrows, of Thomasburg, in his 83rd year.  Husband of the late Eleanor M. Burrows.  Father of the late Jeffery R. Burrows.  Survived by his son Kyle L. Burrows.  Friends will be received at the McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed, on Tuesday, January 23 from 12:00 noon - 2 p.m.  Masonic Lodge Service to take place at 11:45 a.m.  Funeral Service to take place in the funeral home at 2:00 p.m.  Interment
Thomasburg Cemetery.  Donations made to the Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation would be appreciated.
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CASSALMAN:  Susan Joanne
At the Campbellford Memorial Hospital, on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. Susan Cassalman, of Marmora, in her 65th year.  Beloved wife of 45 years to Jim.  Loving mother of Colleen, Garnet (Betty Anne Yule) & Alison (Jeff Finch).  Proud grandma of 7 grandchildren & 4 great grandchildren.  Dear sister of Peggy Campese (Bruno), Garry Wreggitt & the late Bonnie Wreggitt & Archie Wreggitt.  Susan will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all of her extended family and friends.  Cremation has taken place.  There will be no visitation or funeral.  A Celebration of Life will take place at the family home in the spring.  Donations to the Lung Association would be appreciated.
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LEONARD: Guss William
On January 12, 2018 Guss Leonard, of Peterborough, formerly of Marmora, died in his 98th
year. Son of the late William and Alena (McQuigge) Leonard.  Beloved husband of the late Lila Leonard (Mumby).  Loving father of Mary-Jo (Bill) Redmond, Linda Lee Leonard (Gord Lendrum), Bill Leonard (Martha Segall) and Greg Leonard (Joan Jardin). Cherished grandfather of Cameron Redmond (Mary), Lachlan Redmond (Lindsey), Rory Leonard (Alayna) and Seth Leonard.  Great-grandfather of Harper Andrew and Weston Leonard Redmond and Alexis Kathleen & William Caelan Redmond.  Brother of the late Murial Nayler, Teen Cronkwright, Earl Leonard, and Betty Trumble. The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora from 6-8 p.m. Thursday January 18, 2018.  Royal Canadian Legion Service will be held Thursday at 5:30 pm.  A Memorial Service will be held in St. Paul's Anglican Church, Marmora on Friday January 19, 2018 at 11:00 am. As an avid athlete, especially hockey, Guss requested Charity Donations be made to The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame or St. Paul`s Anglican Church of Marmora in lieu of flowers. 
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POST:  Vera Camilla
At Peterborough Regional Health Centre, on Wednesday, January 10, 2018.  Vera Post, of Glen Alda, in her 93rd year.  Wife of the late Welly Post.  Mother of Bryan (Lise), Barb (George) Ross, Jeff (Maryann), Ed (Ev), Cindy Peters (Rick Collingwood), Rick (Nancy), Ralph (Jenny) and Jenny (Paul) Kidd.  Loved by her many grandchildren and great grandchildren.  A graveside service will be held at Glen Alda Cemetery on Saturday, January 20 at 11:00 a.m.  Donations:  Canadian Diabetes Association.  Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.
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KING:  Eileen Elsie
With great sadness, Eileen King passed away at Moira Place LTC, Tweed on Saturday, January 6, 2018 in her 92nd year.  Predeceased by her husband William King & daughter Susan Barlow.  Survived by her daughters Maureen Kolynko (George) of Tweed, Helen Baitley (Doug) of Tilsonburg & her son Trevor King (Gina) of Kingston.  Sadly missed but fondly remembered by 7 grandchildren & 7 great grandchildren.  Cremation has taken place.  The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed on Saturday, January 13, 2018 from 12 - 1 p.m.  Memorial Service to follow in the Tweed Chapel at 1:00 p.m.  Donations to the Salvation Army or Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
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BLUE:  John Duncan
Passed away peacefully, at Hastings Manor, Belleville, on Sunday, December 31, 2017.  John Blue was seventy years of age.  John was predeceased by his parents Lloyd and Helen (Caskey) Blue.  He was the beloved husband of Carol Blue.  John is survived by his brother James and predeceased by his brothers Thomas and William.  John was a dearly beloved brother-in-law and a wonderful uncle to his nieces and nephews.  John will be lovingly remembered by his many nieces, nephews and cherished friends.  John worked as a hospital laboratory technician for several years before he was called to serve the Lord through caring for and helping people. After studies at Trent University and the University of Toronto, he served the Presbyterian Church in congregations in Cochrane, Peterborough and Timmins, Ontario. John had many fond memories of these people and places.  John was a man with a strong faith in God and a genuine love for people.  A loving and gentle man, he found that caring for others was his greatest reward.  John had an inquiring mind and an adventurous spirit that led him to many interests such as:  Ham radio, beekeeping, army cadets, wilderness canoeing and hiking. With Carol, he travelled through the remotest parts of Northern Ontario, the Nahanni River in the Northwest Territories and Ellesmere Island in the Arctic.  After retirement, John returned to his home by the lake in Madoc and later to Hastings Manor. The family would like to thank the staff of Hastings Manor for their wonderful care and support.  A memorial service will be held at St. Peter’s Presbyterian Church, Madoc, on Saturday, January 20 at 1 p.m. Arrangements are in the care of the McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.  As an expression of sympathy, donations can be made to the Huntington Society or to the Hastings Manor Foundation. 
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SINON: Bobbi-Jo

At Kingston General Hospital, on Wednesday, January 3, 2018.  Bobbi-Jo Sinon, of Madoc, in her 17th year.  Daughter of Nyaaba Abingya, Africa and Jaime Sinon, Madoc.  Sister of Samuel & Jonathan Sinon.   Dear friend of Cody Lachlan, Tweed.  Granddaughter of Simon Abingya and Sandi & Clarence Fobert, Tweed and the late Bob Sinon.   Cremation has taken place.  A Celebration of Life will take place in spring.  Donations: Foundations Youth Centre, Tweed.  (Cheques payable to San Damiano Foundation)
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