Locations In: 
Tweed, Madoc and Marmora

Death Notices


GRAHAM:  Mary "Barbara"
Peacefully at her home in
Tweed , surrounded by her loving family, on Tuesday, June 15, 2021.  Barbara Graham, in her 85th year.  Daughter of the late Stanley and Jean Hislop.  Beloved wife of the late Ronald Graham.  Loving mother of  Cathy (Jim) Weber of GladstoneMichigan and Linda Graham of Tweed.  Proud grandmother of Heidi, Erika, Jimmy, Colleen, Rob, Sarah, Emily, Jennifer, Jamie and Katie.  Loved by her 22 great grandchildren. Dear aunt of Joey (Anne) and Darlene (Tom). Cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed, on Saturday, June 26th  from 2-4 p.m.  Due to COVID 19 restrictions, reservations for visitation must be made by calling the funeral home at 613-478-3535.  As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Alzheimer Society or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
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GOODFELLOW:  Margaret Ann (nee:  Kellar)
At her home in
Tweed, on Friday, June 11, 2021.  Margaret Goodfellow, in her 67th year.  Daughter of Jean Farnsworth and the late Douglas Kellar.  Wife of the late Michael Goodfellow.  Mother of Douglas Goodfellow (Stacey Uens), Tanya Elson (Dustin) and the late Christopher Goodfellow.  Proud grandma of Brandon (Feather), Gavin, Mason, Hali, Jacob, Wyatt and Callie.  The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed on Thursday, June 17 from 7-9 p.m. Due to COVID 19 restrictions, visitation is by appointment only, by calling the funeral home at 613-478-3535.   Cremation to follow.  As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Quinte Humane Society would be appreciated.
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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.
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RITCHIE:  Beverley Jean (nee Tufts)
22 April 1933 - 11 May 2021
Beverley passed away quietly in
Mississauga on May 11th, lovingly attended by her stalwart daughter, Carolyn.  She is survived by her children Carolyn Margaret and Johnathan Rupert. By her grandsons Julian Jake and Dylan Nicholas, and his partner Hana.  Mum was born and grew up in Belleville, but had strong supportive roots in her mother's family - the Ruperts - of Madoc. Thanks be to Jane Rupert; Bill, Jay and Mel Caverley. Also to Gail, Mary, Lori, Hillary and her loyal and caring friend Victor, of Westminster Court.  She gave us the space to find what we needed. For Carolyn, it was her love, admiration, respect, loyalty, awe and protection of animals. For Rupert, the same for books and reading.  Mum attended the newly formed Erindale College, U of T, beginning in 1971 ("You were 6 and your sister 4.") She spent 10 years embracingly earning her B.A. in English and Sociology. She inspired us. We were the first to go to university in Canada.  Go in Peace. Be in Peace. "Always my mother, forever my angel."  Beverley is buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Madoc, Ontario.
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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.
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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 made available to stream live to the public via a "Zoom Service"  Link to Zoom service will be posted here soon. 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.
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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”.
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