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SYKES:  Leonard Paul
Surrounded by his loving family at his residence in
Tweed on Sunday, September 12, 2021.  Leonard Sykes in his 70th year.  Son of the late Gerald and Audrey (Jones) Sykes.  Beloved husband of 29 years to his wife Stella (Dafoe).  Loving father of Nicole Rightmyer and Felix Joseph Sykes.  Proud grandpa of Joshua, Matthew, Aaliyah and Damien.  Dear brother of Rik and the late Doug and James Sykes.  Leonard will be dearly missed by all of his brothers and sisters-in-law and nieces and nephews.  Cremation has taken place.  A Celebration of Leonard’s life will be held at his home on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at 1:00p.m.  Those interested in attending may R.S.V.P. Leonard’s daughter Nicole for information and directions if needed at 613-438-5285.  Donations: Canadian Cancer Society
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MARTIN: Donald Wesley
At Quinte Healthcare B.G.H., on Saturday, September 4, 2021.  Don Martin, of
Tweed, in his 93rd year.  Son of the late Albert & Isobel (Leslie) Martin.  Husband of the late Isabelle (Burnside).  Father of Leslie & Debbie, Tweed; Dale & Heidi, Pembroke and Chris & Shirley, Rapid City, MB.  Grandfather of Kyle & Jessica, Craig & Jessica, Cassandra & Colin, Tyler & Amanda, Duncan & Rylee & Rowena.  Great grandfather of William, Olivia, Klayton, & Barrett.  Brother of Eva & Ron Lough, Belleville;  Vera Barber, Belleville, Elsie & Gib Patterson, Ottawa, and the late Harry Martin & Jean Robson. Don dedicated his life to farming and was proud to be part of Martinvale Farms, a five - generational farm.  He was an active member of the farming community, receiving a Certificate of Merit from the Ministry of Agriculture and was inducted into the Quinte Agricultural Wall of Fame at Farmtown Park.  Don was a long standing Director with the Bay of Quinte Mutual Fire Insurance.  He served for 9 years on municipal council for Hungerford Township.  He was a proud member of the Tweed Kiwanis Club and was a founding member of the Land O' Lakes Curling Club.  Family was the pivotal essence of Don's life.  A quiet and kind gentleman who did his best to teach and guide his family.  The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, September 9,  where funeral service will be held on Friday, September 10, 2021 at 1:00 p.m.  Interment Thomasburg Cemetery.  Donations: Tweed Kiwanis or charity of choice.
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CLARK
:  Eleanor
At
Moira Place LTC, Tweed, on Friday, September 3, 2021.  Eleanor Clark, formerly of Cobourg, in her 81st year. Daughter of the late Ernie and Tillie Reid.  Loving mother of Rick (Anne-Marie), Judy Engelsdorfer (Joe) and Stephen (Michelle).  Proud grandma of 9 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.  Predeceased by her brother Elvin.  Cremation has taken place.  There will be no visitation or service.  Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated.
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BINCH:  Shirley Ann
At
Moira Place, Tweed, on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer Disease .  Shirley Binch, of Madoc, in her 81st year.  Cherished spouse of Gerald Gendron.  Sister of Ronald (Barb), Murray (Margie), Brian (Sheila) and her sister-in-law Carole.  Loved by her nephews Scott, Brad, Jamie, Tim and Craig, and her niece Joanna.  Predeceased by her parents Ray and Evelyn Binch, her brother Dwight and infant sister Arlene.  Shirley spent her working years in Toronto working with various CEO’s.  Her passion in life was her crafts, painting, needlepoint, paper tole and porcelain dollmaking.  She took great pride in her flower gardens.  Cremation has taken place.  A private family graveside service will take place at a later date at Lakeview Cemetery, Madoc, Shirley will rest next to her parents and infant sister.  Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.
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RIVERS:  Thomas Peter
At
Kingston Regional Health Centre, on Monday, August 30, 2021.  Thomas Rivers, of Madoc, in his 71st year.  Son of Cecelia (Genereaux) Rivers and the late Clifford Rivers.  Husband of the late Grace (Barrie) Rivers.  Stepfather to Grant and Gary Rose.  Brother of Ann (Frank) Brooks, Jean (John) Croskery, Cecelia (Jim) Vogel, Peter (Joanne), Robert (late Debbie), Louise (Bill), Rose Marie, Fred and David (Marjorie).  Cremation has taken place.  Private family graveside service at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Madoc, at a later date.  Donations to Sacred Heart Cemetery would be appreciated.  Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.
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TUFTS: Joyce Ivy
At Quinte Healthcare B.G.H. on Saturday, August 28, 2021. Joy Tufts, of
Tweed, in her 95th year.  Daughter of the late John & Ada (Hill) Jenkins.  Wife of the late Ernest Cosmo Tufts.  Mother of Barbara & Graham Goode and Edward & Cindy Tufts, Tweed.  Grandmother of Timothy, Christopher, Sarah-Joy and Melissa.  Loved by her 11 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  Sister of Irene Ridley, England; John Jenkins, Burlington and Tom Jenkins, England.  The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Tweed,  from 2-4 p.m. Thursday, September 2,  where funeral service will be held on Friday, September 3 at 1:00 p.m.  Interment Victoria Cemetery, Tweed.  Donations: St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Tweed or Heart of Hastings Hospice.
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SNIDER:  Roger Andrew
At Moira Place Long-Term Care Facility,
Tweed, on Sunday, August 29, 2021.  Roger Snider, of Madoc, in his 86th year.  Son of the late Andrew and Elsie Snider.  Husband of the late Deanna (Dunbar) Snider.  Mother of Terry (Lorraine), Madoc; Gregory (Lori), Timmins; David (Patti), Regina, SK; Derek (Shelly), Madoc.  Loved by many grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Brother of Calvin Snider, Odey (Phyllis) Snider, Bert (Judy) Snider, Charles (Barbara) Snider and the late Agnes Morrisette.  A graveside service will be held at Dempsey Cemetery, Cloyne, on Thursday, September 2 at 10:00 a.m.  Donations to the Alzheimer Society or St. Peter’s Presbyterian Church, Madoc, would be appreciated.  Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc. 
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DAVIDSON:  Wayne Alan
At
Campbellford Memorial Hospital, on Thursday, August 12, 2021.  Wayne Davidson, of Madoc, in his 65th year.  Son of the late Elmer and Lola (Lauretta Dean) Davidson.  Brother of Ron, Doris, Ed (Dale) and George.  Uncle of Luke and Kelsey, Christopher (Lindsay), Andrea, Alan and Sandra.  Great uncle of Keira, Owen, Bryce and Ellie.  Cremation has taken place.  A graveside service will be held at White Lake Cemetery on Sunday, September 19 at 2:00 p.m.  Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.  Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc.
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