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Obituaries countylive.ca – 2019

 

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BEVERLY ANGELA GORDON – Peacefully on Sunday, January 13, 2019, Dr. Beverly Gordon passed away at the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital. Beloved wife of Peter Grendel and loved sister of Ramon Gordon (Monica) of Florida and the late Bert Gordon (Vivian) of Jamaica. Cherished aunt to Patrick, Andrew, Sonja, Daphnyan, Sharon, Vivian and Kyle. Predeceased by her parents. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Gregory The Great Roman Catholic Church. Date and time to be confirmed. There will be no prior visitation. The Reverend Father Robert Chisholm officiating. Cremation and interment in Jamaica. Memorial donations to Hospice Prince Edward or the St. Vincent DePaul Society would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Whattam Funeral Home, 33 Main St., Picton, ON. Online donations and condolences at www.whattamfuneralhome.com

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J. BARBARA BALSILLIE (nee: Turner) – August 7, 1929 – January 10, 2019 – Peacefully at Kingston General Hospital, on Thursday, January 10th, 2019. Barbara Balsillie, of Picton, formerly of Milford, in her 90th year. Loving wife of 67 years to Ian. Dear mother of Douglas (Leslie) of Harrow, ON, Wendy (late Francois) of Bath, Peter (Barbara) of Milford, Murray of Freeport, Bahamas, Sheila Mc Ilmoyle (David) of Ajax and the late Margaret (1960). Dear sister of Lillian and Norman and the late Renee, Belza, Edith and Stanley. Sister-in-law of the Late Margaret Balsillie (2015). Sadly missed by her grandchildren Megan, Amelia, Maureen, Janelle, Desirae and Billy. Loved by her great grandchildren Imogen and Bennett. Mrs. Balsillie is resting at the Whattam Funeral Home, 33 Main Street, Picton, ON. A memorial service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 at 2 pm. Reverend Lynne Donovan to officiate. Cremation has taken place with interment in Kempville Public Cemetery in the spring. If desired, donations to the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital, the County of Prince Edward Public Library or Reaching for Rainbows would be appreciated by the family. Friends may visit with the family from 1 p.m. until the time of service. Online donations and condolences at www.whattamfuneralhome.com

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JIM RAMSBOTTOM – Passed away suddenly at the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital, Picton on Tuesday, January 8th, 2019, at the age of 79. Loved and loving husband of Lee Ramsbottom, Father of sons, Jay (May) and Doug Ramsbottom and grandfather to Abby. Survived by his sisters June Sills (Gary) and Betty Simpson (Wayne) and many nieces and nephews. Jim retired after a long career with the O.P.P. He was actively involved in the community through his work with the Wellington Dukes and various volunteer committees. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Friends may visit with the family at the AINSWORTH FUNERAL HOME, 288 NOXON AVENUE, WELLINGTON on Monday, January 14th from 6-8 p.m. A private family service will be held at a later date. Memorial Donations to the St. Andrew’s Anglican Church would be appreciated by the family.

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ALBERT JOSEPH WILKINSON – With his family at the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital on Thursday, January 10, 2019, Albert Wilkinson passed away at the age of 95. In keeping with his wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no services at this time. Arrangements entrusted to the Hicks Funeral Home, 2 Centre Street, Picton.

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SUSAN RIDLEY MOORE – Passed away at her residence on Salmon Pt. Rd. on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at the age of 64. In keeping with her wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no services at this time. Arrangements entrusted to the Hicks Funeral Home, 2 Centre Street, Picton.

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JOHN GORDON FOSTER – March 20, 1971 – January 5, 2019 – Peacefully, with his loving family and friends at his side, John of Belleville, formerly of Port Hope, died at Belleville General Hospital on Saturday January 5th, 2019, at the age of 47. Beloved husband of Peggy Rodgers. Loved father of Paige (Ahtonwa) of Demorestville and Tyler (Tori) of Belleville. Cherished son of Gord and Linda Foster of Consecon. Dear brother of Troy (Crystal) and uncle of Irish. Remembered by the Rodgers family and by Tracey Frederick. John was a hard worker, most recently with Reid’s Dairy, Belleville, and formerly with Nestle, Trenton, and CPK Interior Products, Port Hope. The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses at BGH and John’s Medical Team at KGH who supported him throughout his short battle with Glioblastoma. A Celebration of John’s life will be held Saturday January 12, 2019 at the Belleville Club, 210 Pinnacle St., Belleville from 1-4. If desired donations to Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada, Wounded Warriors Canada, or Quinte Humane Society would be appreciated by his family. Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Whattam Funeral Home, 33 Main Street, Picton. Online donations and condolences at www.whattamfuneralhome.com

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REINHOLD ‘Roy’ TOCHOLKE – October 6, 1929 – January 4, 2019 – Died peacefully at H.J. McFarland Home, Picton on Friday January 4, 2019. Roy Tocholke, formerly of Wellington, at the age of 89. Will be remembered fondly by the friends he made at H.J. McFarland Home and those he made while in Wellington for thirty years. Graveside Service will take place at Cherry Valley Cemetery on Monday January 7th at 3:30 p.m. Memorial Service will be held at H.J. McFarland Home, 603 Highway 49, Picton, on Friday January 11th at 1:30 p.m. If desired, donations to the HJ McFarland Resident’s Council would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Whattam Funeral Home, 33 Main Street, Picton, ON. Online donations and condolences at www.whattamfuneralhome.com

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ANNEMARIE WIEHR – Peacefully passed away surrounded by her family at Kentwood Park Nursing Home, Picton on Thursday, January 3rd, 2019, at the age of 84. Loving wife of the late Gerd Wiehr. Beloved mother of Ines, Carola and Steffen (Ulrike). Annemarie was a loving grandmother to her 5 grandchildren: Sarah (James), Brandon, Shane, Tessa and Breanna. She had a passion for travel, enjoyed singing and listening to music and loved to cook and host her friends. Her family and friends will sadly miss her. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, January 11th, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at the Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 516 Victoria Avenue, Belleville. Memorial Donations to the PEC Memorial Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the AINSWORTH FUNERAL HOME, 288 NOXON AVENUE, WELLINGTON. Online donations and condolences at www.ainsworthfuneralhome.com

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PATRICIA JANE McMURTRY – October 30, 1947 – January 3, 2019 – On the third day of this new year A beautiful soul rose to the timeless light Where love and truth arise Her smile illuminated our every moment The kindness of her eyes, her gentle touch Reached and lifted all who knew her The power of her love will be with us always “She saw a world in a grain of sand And a heaven in a wild flower” Jane McMurtry was a graduate physiotherapist in her 72nd year, wife of Dr. Bob McMurtry who shared 4 children, Sean, Meghan (Matt) and Angus McMurtry (Neeta) and Abbey Oldland (Nick) and 8 grandchildren. She was the deeply beloved Auntie Jane to the McRoberts and McMurtry children and grandchildren. A visitation will be held at the Whattam Funeral Home, 33 Main Street, Picton on Sunday January 6, 2019 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. A celebration of Jane’s life will be held in the spring of 2019 in Toronto. In lieu of flowers contributions would be gratefully received by the ALS Association. Online donations and condolences at www.whattamfuneralhome.com

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