BATEMAN: Arlie Jean
Passed peacefully, surrounded by family, at Quinte Health Care Belleville General, on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Arlie (Bird) Bateman, of Madoc, in her 94th year. Wife of the late Burrell Bateman. Mother of Lloyd (Gwen), Dorian (Kim), Brenda (Paul) Burris, Kathy (Steve) Gurr, Dale (Dan) Gordon, Lorraine (Terry) Snider and the late Grant. Loved by her 16 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Sister of Madeline Prentice and Robert Bird. The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc, from 1 p.m. Saturday, April 21 with funeral service at 3:00 p.m. Spring Interment O’Hara Cemetery. Donations to SickKids Foundation, Toronto or St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, Madoc.
LATCHFORD: Eleanor Elizabeth
Has gone home to be with her Lord on Thursday April 19th, 2018 at the age of 89. Lovingly devoted to her husband (late) Carl Boyce Latchford for sixty-eight years. A wonderful, loving and caring mother who will be greatly missed by her son Wayne and his wife Geraldine, of Stoco; the late son John and widow Darlene of Moira; her daughter Carolyn and her husband Tim Gray of Roslin; her daughter Donna and friend Wayne Purchase of Eldorado; and her son Paul and his wife Liz of Tweed. Predeceased by her husband Carl, their son John, her parents Sam & Sarah Jones and her brother Robert Jones. Eleanor is survived by her sister Alma Ross and brother Albert Jones. Mom was born on her parent’s farm, the 6th line of Thurlow, on February 22, 1929. Dad and Mom lived at Thomasburg since 1953. Mom was very proud of and loved her many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her family was her life, pride and joy. She was an avid gardener, lover of music and dancing and concerts, a wonderful baker and cook known for her delicious chilli sauce and apple pies, and especially her warm, welcoming smile and hugs. The family will receive friends at Thomasburg United Church on Saturday April 21, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. where service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Interment Thomasburg Cemetery. Donations to Thomasburg United Church or Thomasburg Cemetery would be appreciated.