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Death Notices

Due to families wishes, not all death notices are listed.

January 26, 2011
Grant - Veteran of WWII Greenwood
Passed away at Rockwood Terrace, Durham on Wednesday, January 26th, 2011. Grant Carmount Greenwood, of Durham, in his 89th year. Beloved husband of the late Gladys Ashbury. Loving father of Grant Greenwood and his wife Anne of Scarborough, Dennis Greenwood of London, England, and Lynda and her husband Don Plakholm of RR#3 Hanover. Cherished grandfather of Shannon, Paul and his wife Audrey, Scott and his wife Sarah, Michelle, Ben and his wife Tracy, Bill and his wife Amanda, and Aaron and his wife Janine. ... [more]

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January 12, 2011
Kay Szilassy
Passed away at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Durham on Wednesday, January 12th, 2011. The former Hester Kathleen Cramm, of Durham, in her 83rd year.

Beloved wife of William Szilassy and the late Ivan Hunter. Loving mother of Darlene and her husband Stan Doherty, Ted Hunter and his wife Brenda, and Maxine and her husband Dean Bender, all of Durham, Betty Szilassy of Brazil, and Margaret and Alan Krueger of Ilderton. Cherished grandmother of Connie (Sean) MacEwan, Jennifer (Michael) Hiltz, ... [more]

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January 12, 2011
Art Patterson
Passed away at the Guelph General Hospital on Wednesday, January 12th, 2011. Arthur Palmer Patterson, of Mount Forest, in his 70th year. Loving husband of Lorna Ferguson. Father of Steven Seitz and his wife Bernice of Markdale and stepfather of Kirk Seitz of Durham. Brother of Bev Patterson and his wife Rose of Durham, and Shirley Wilson of Ajax. Brother-in-law of Laverne Ferguson of Mount Forest, Shirley McEwen of Damascus, and Marilyn Unruh of Thorold. Predeceased by his brother-in-law Roly Wilson. ... [more]

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January 5, 2011
Betty Glass
Passed away at Extendicare, Brampton on Wednesday, January 5th, 2011. The former Elizabeth "Betty" Eleanor Harrison, formerly of Durham, in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of the late George Glass. Dear mother of Cathy and her husband Bruce Adlam of Burlington and Barb and her husband Bev Eckhardt of Durham. Loving grandmother of 11 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. Predeceased by one granddaughter, her brother Tom Harrison, and her sisters Mary Cunningham, Thursa Millar and Dorothy Shearer.

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December 7, 2010
Ronald MacDonald
Passed away at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Durham on Monday, December 6th, 2010. Ronald John MacDonald, of Durham, in his 93rd year. Beloved husband of the late Myrtle Glencross and the late Grace (Reay) Vickers. Devoted father of Sharon MacDonald. Ronald will be fondly remembered by his nephews; Ian and Bernice McDougall and family, and Rev. Warren McDougall and family; his brother-in-law Ed McDougall; his sister-in-law Freda Glencross; his friend Arlene Graham and the Glencross family. Predeceased ... [more]

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November 30, 2010
John Moseley
Passed away at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Durham on Tuesday, November 30th, 2010. John Moseley, of RR#1 Williamsford, in his 62nd year. Beloved husband of Lee-Anne (nee McCracken). Loving father of John R. Moseley and his wife Tina, Michael Moseley and his wife Janalee, and Jamie Moseley and his wife Jody, all of Owen Sound. Cherished grandfather of Domanique, Daliza, Dharma, Sydnee and Chloe. Dear son of John and Doris (nee Swingewood) Moseley of Orangeville. Brother of Jill Foster of Georgetown, ... [more]

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November 21, 2010
Karl-Heinz Saelzer
Passed away at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Durham on Sunday, November 21st, 2010. Karl-Heinz Saelzer, of Durham, in his 77th year. Loving father of Diane and her husband Roman Blazenko of Acton, Ted Saelzer and his wife Michele of Acton, Karl-Heinz Saelzer and his wife Jessica of Owen Sound, Tyson Saelzer of Calgary, Alberta, and Vita Saelzer of Kitchener. Cherished grandfather of Jessica, Nicholas, Matthew, Kevin, Lauren, Anastacia and Kain. Karl-Heinz was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion ... [more]

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November 17, 2010

Passed away at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Durham after a courageous battle with cancer on Wednesday, November 17th, 2010. Norma Mary Hill, of Durham, in her 61st year. Dear daughter of the late Harry Hill and the late Laura (McGowan) Hill. Sadly missed by her loving brother Don Hill and her long-time friend and sister-in-law, Marian, of Durham. Cherished aunt of William Hill and his wife Lindsay of Barrie. Dear niece of Shirley McGowan. Norma was a devoted Registered Nurse at Sunnybrook Medical ... [more]

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November 5, 2010
Ken Cluchey
Passed away at London Health Sciences - Victoria Campus, on Friday, November 5th, 2010. Kenneth Irvine Cluchey, of RR#3 Durham, in his 79th year. Beloved husband of the former Anne Jarratt. Loving father of Michael Cluchey and his wife Lindsay of London, and Kelly Cluchey and his wife Tannis of Bradford. Cherished grandfather of Adam and his friend Lacey, Christopher, Jarratt, Alexa, Tarrah, Ashley and her fiancee Jamie, and Tyler and his friend Amy. Fondly remembered by the Jarratt family and his many ... [more]

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October 15, 2010
Kathleen Meryl and John (Jack) William Snell
Snell, Kathleen Meryl (nee Livingston) and her son John (Jack) William - formerly of Chatsworth. Meryl Snell passed away in Toronto on June 9th, 2002, at the age of 100 years. She was survived by her son Jack who passed away on January 6th, 2010. Predeceased by her husband and his father William John (Willet) Snell of Durham. They are survived by Sean Snell and his family Sarah, Sadie and Lillian.

A Family Ceremony of Interment will be held at Durham Cemetery on Friday, October 15th, 2010 at 3 p.m. Please ... [more]

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October 6, 2010
Ada Wells
Passed away on Wednesday, October 6th, 2010 at her Durham residence in her 87th year. Ada Catherine Eckhardt. Beloved wife of the late John Wells. Dear mother of Ron and Kay Wells of Durham, Leonard and Helen Wells of Orono, Rick and Iris Wells of Varney, Louie and Gladys Foster of Durham and Joyce Ziegler of Hanover. Cherished Grandmother of 12 grandchildren and 27 great grandchildren. Survived by one sister Mary Rogers of Bright and one brother Joe Eckhardt of Durham. Predeceased by 4 sisters Martha Dingwall, ... [more]

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October 5, 2010
Cecil Adam Anderson
Passed away on Tuesday, October 5th, 2010 at Rockwood Terrace, Durham in his 91st year. Beloved husband of Gretta Anderson (nee Watson). Father of Wayne and his wife Jo-ann of R.R.#1, Durham, Douglas and John (Andy) both of Durham. Cherished grandfather of Shane and Kayla Anderson, Cheryll and (Dereck) Draper, Erin, Kelsey, Austin and Ashley Anderson. Dear great grandfather of Taylor and Jamie Draper. Survived by his brother William and his wife Jean of R.R.#1, Durham. Predeceased by sisters Ethel Peart, ... [more]

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September 8, 2010
Helen Cook
Passed away peacefully at South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Durham on Wednesday, September 8th, 2010, surrounded by her family. The former Helen McDonald, of Durham, in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late Woodrow Cook (1995). Loving mother of the late Bill Cook (Oct. 2009) and his wife Judy of Kitchener, Shirley and her husband Larry Best of Guelph, Jim Cook and his wife Donna of Hanover, and Tim Cook and his wife Carmen of Durham. Cherished grandmother of Stephen, Stacey, Kim, Jamie, Jason, Dustin, ... [more]

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August 30, 2010
Irva Murdock
Passed away at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Durham on Monday, August 30th, 2010. The former Irva Lenore Fizell, of RR#2 Priceville, in her 84th year. Beloved wife of the late Earnest Murdock (1973). Loving mother of Glenn Murdock of Pittsburgh, U.S.A., Pauline Murdock of Edmonton, Alberta, and Sheila Murdock of St. Catharines. Grandmother of Kristin and Alicia Martin of St. Catharines. Survived by her sister Alice Schenk and her husband Garnet of Gravenhurst, two sisters-in-law, and many nieces ... [more]

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August 26, 2010
Fred Hack
Passed away at South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Durham on Thursday, August 26th, 2010. Frederick Andrew Hack, of Durham, in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of the former Josephine Sanvide. Loving father of Kevin Hack and his wife Patti-Jo of Durham, John Holden and his wife Barbara of Kitchener, Joseph Holden of Vancouver and Linda and her friend Roger Davey of Port Hope. Cherished grandfather of 9 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Thelma Goromoll of Phoenix, Arizona. Predeceased ... [more]

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August 24, 2010
Dorothy Seim
Passed away at Stevenson Memorial Hospital, Alliston on Tuesday, August 24th, 2010. The former Dorothy Aljoe, of Alliston and formerly of Durham and Hanover, in her 78th year. Beloved wife of the late Ronald Seim. Loving mother of Kevin MacArthur of Durham, Lyle MacArthur and his friend Chris of Alliston, the late Cathy MacArthur and the late John MacArthur. Cherished grandmother of Brittany, Jenna, Marissa, Amy, Landen, Shane and Brady. Sister of Dianne and Ralph Waechter of London, Betty Widmeyer ... [more]

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August 23, 2010
Verdun - Veteran of WWII Watson
Passed away at Rockwood Terrace, Durham on Monday, August 23rd, 2010. Stanley Verdun Watson, of Durham, in his 93rd year. Beloved husband of the former Barbara Miller. Loving father of Pastor Eric Watson and his wife Judy of Kincardine, Iris and her husband Rick Wells of Varney, and Karen and her husband Peter Ruigrok of Hanover. Cherished grandfather of 12 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Harold Watson and his wife Kay, Ruth Holbrook, and Ruby and her husband Wes Porter. Predeceased ... [more]

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August 22, 2010
Bessie Madden
Passed away on Sunday, August 22nd, 2010 at Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound. Bessie June Madden (nee Stoneouse), of Durham, in her 77th year. Mother of Terry Dale and her husband John Ruszckzy of Hanover, Pam Madden of Durham, Candy Madden of Hanover and Roxanne Madden of Durham. Cherished grandmother of 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Jessie Hopkins of Waterloo, Jean Walker of Williamsford, Marg Rapp of Mount Forest, Rope Turner of Mount Forest and Martin Stoneouse ... [more]

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August 19, 2010
Graham Hastie
Passed away surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, August 19th, 2010 at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Durham. Graham Alexander Hastie, of Durham, in his 74th year. Beloved husband for 51 years of Darlene (Lunn). Loving father of Scott Hastie and his wife Brenda. Cherished grandfather of Riley and Alex Hastie. Dear brother of Joy Murphy, Isabel Atkinson and Shirley Ferrier. Graham is fondly remembered by his brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and his many good friends. Predeceased ... [more]

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July 23, 2010
Clifford Dow
Passed away at Rockwood Terrace on Friday, July 23rd, 2010. Clifford Alexander Dow, of Durham, in his 84th year. Beloved husband of the late Doris (Monahan). Loving father of Karen and her husband Larry Buchanan, the late Alan Dow and his wife Lois, Garry Monahan and his wife Joanne, Kathy and her husband Dave Christie, Janice Sills and her friend Ivan, Ken Dow and his wife Karen, Marilyn MacDonald, Jeff Dow and his wife Mandy, and Ron Dow and his wife Kelly. Cherished grandfather of 20 grandchildren ... [more]

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July 18, 2010
Austin Holley
Passed away suddenly at his home on Sunday, July 18th, 2010. Austin Alexander Holley, of Wiarton at the age of 9. Beloved son of Steve and Lori (Fischer) Holley and cherished brother of Taylor. Dear grandson of Bob and Judy Holley of Penticton, BC and Dennis and Denise Fischer of Durham. Great-grandson of Irene Andrews of Penticton, BC and Violet Fischer of Ayton. Special nephew of Brian Holley and his wife Kellie, Jordan Holley and his wife Brandy all of Ottawa, Teri Fischer and her husband Paul Waterton ... [more]

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July 17, 2010
George Cope
George Cope of Hanover passed away Saturday July 17, 2010 at the age of 81. Loving husband of Edwina Cope (nee Walker) of Hanover. Survived by daughter Sandra and husband Gary Thomas of Hanover, son George and wife Candia (Snowden) of Calgary, Odette and husband Gary Blaskavitch of Los Angeles and grandchildren Vanessa and Adam Thomas, Kennedy and Jade Cope.

He was an amazing man - strong, caring, patient and always very proud. He will be truly missed and forever in our hearts.

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July 15, 2010
Gordon Edgar Brown
Passed away at South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Kincardine on Thursday, July 15th, 2010. Gordon Edgar Brown, of RR#2 Tiverton and formerly of Durham, in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of the former Ruby Gomm. Loving father of Ron Brown, Sandra Brown, Judy McLennan and Debbie Stanton. Fondly remembered by his grandchildren Allan and his wife Kandace, Laura, Ian and Richard and his great-granddaughter Audrey. Dear brother of Catherine and her husband Alvin Alexander, the late Ross Brown and his late wife ... [more]

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July 13, 2010
Hilaria Smith
Passed away at Grand River Hospital, Kitchener on Tuesday, July 13th, 2010. The former Hilaria Mary Ann Benninger, of St. Marys and formerly of Durham, in her 86th year. Beloved wife of Pat Smith.

Loving mother of Edith and her husband Gino DiPede of Scarborough, Linda and her husband Dennis Whaling of Exeter, and Joan Smith of St. Marys. Cherished grandmother of Jamie, Laura and Nick DiPede, Chris, Michael, Paul and David Whaling, and Nora Smith. Dear sister of Francis Benninger. Sister-in-law ... [more]

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July 6, 2010
Passed away at Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound on Tuesday, July 6th, 2010. Marie Felice Therese (Legere) Thompson, of Durham, in her 62nd year. Beloved wife of Jack Thomspon. Daughter of Eileen Legere and the late Phillip Legere. Loving mother of Shannon and her husband Wendell Archer and Dawn Crowe and her husband Paul Cassidy. Cherished grandmother of Sydney and Hunter. Sister of Gerry Legere and his wife Lynn. Fondly remembered by her many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her sister and ... [more]

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June 30, 2010
Ila Allan
Passed away at Rockwood Terrace, Durham on Wednesday, June 30th, 2010. Ila Lillian Allan, of Durham, in her 99th year. Predeceased by her parents William and Isabella Allan. Beloved sister of the late Norma Allan, the late Carman Allan and the late Arthur Allan. Ila will be fondly remembered by her many cousins and friends.

Friends may call at Rockwood Terrace, Durham on Saturday from 1 - 2 p.m., where a celebration of Ila's life will be held at 2 o'clock. Interment at Maplewood Cemetery.

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June 28, 2010
Jean Wise
Passed away at South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Durham on Monday, June 28th, 2010. The former Rebecca Jean Henderson, of Durham, in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late Clayton Wise. Loving mother of Wayne Wise and his wife Cynthia of Cambridge. Cherished grandmother of Gerry and Carrie, Adam and Jennifer, Laura and Ricky, Tracy, Johnny and Paula, and Shawn and Delia. Great-grandmother of seven. Dear sister of Jim Henderson, Archie Henderson, Betty Clark and Marie Wise.

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June 25, 2010
George Taylor
Passed away at Central Place Lodge, Owen Sound on Friday, June 25th, 2010. George Edward Taylor, formerly of Brampton and Durham, in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of Jessie (nee Mortley). Loving father of Kay and her husband Dave Ewles of Sauble Beach, Beth and her husband Tony Zammit of Brampton, and Brian Taylor and his wife Dorte of Brampton. Predeceased by his father and mother Earl and Marion Taylor. Fondly remembered by his 7 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren, and his many nieces & nephews. ... [more]

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May 25, 2010
Luella Irene Atchison
Peacefully, on May 25, 2010 at Leisureworld Tullamore Nursing Home in Brampton. Predeceased by her loving husband Lawrence Atchison. Dear mother of Gary Mitchell and his wife Carol, and Debbie Tannahill and her husband Jacques Lavoie.

Grandma will be fondly remembered and forever loved by her grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

Funeral Service at the McCulloch - Watson Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday May 29th at 10:30 a.m. Interment Durham Cemetery.

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May 24, 2010
Bernice Player
Passed away at Rockwood Terrace, Durham on Monday, May 24th, 2010. The former Winnifred Bernice Laidlaw Jacklin, of Durham and formerly of Tara, in her 88th year. Beloved wife of the late Max Player. Loving mother of Barbara and her husband Larry Jack of Grieresville, Richard and his wife Gayle of Port Alberni, B.C., Cathryn and her husband Kris Kennedy of Durham, Carolyn and her husband Jim Nixon Jr. of Durham, and Jennifer and her husband Dave Ferguson of Kitchener. Fondly remembered by her 12 grandchildren ... [more]

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May 18, 2010
Howard Copeland
Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his close friends, at John Joseph Place, Owen Sound on Tuesday, May 18th, 2010. Howard Wallace Copeland, of RR#2 Priceville, in his 91st year and was known to many at the Keady Market as "The Chain Man". Beloved husband of the late Laura Ann (Brown). Cherished friend of Angela Milan and Phyllis Gardon, Jim and Carolyn MacLeod, and Mark and Leanne Rowntree and family. Remembered by his many cousins, especially Ross and Grace Brown.

Cremation has taken place. A ... [more]

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May 15, 2010
Gavin Ray
Passed away at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Chesley on Saturday, May 15th, 2010. Gavin Alexander Ray, of RR#6 Markdale, in his 84th year. Beloved husband of the late Vera Kathleen Vaughan (October 9, 2009). Loving father of Sandra Andrews and her husband John Dutcheson, Donna and her husband Dale Perkins, and Gayle and her husband Ron Early. Fondly remembered by his 8 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Brother-in-law of Alfred and Dorothy Vaughan, Ruth and Ron Schenk, Shirley and Murray ... [more]

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May 7, 2010
Harold Davis
Passed away at Rockwood Terrace, Durham on Friday, May 7th, 2010. Harold George Davis, of Durham and formerly of Bentinck Township, in his 90th year. Beloved husband of the late Norma (nee Reay). Dear brother of Reta and her late husband Harold Dickert. Brother-in-law of Irvin and Joyce Reay, Edna and her late husband Norman Bell, Orville Reay, June and Lloyd Howatt, and Eleanor and her late husband Donnelly MacLean.

A celebration of Harold's life will be held at the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham ... [more]

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May 6, 2010
Bill Norman
Passed away suddenly at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Durham on Thursday, May 6th, 2010. William Ernest Norman, of Durham and formerly of Galt, in his 79th year. Beloved husband and best friend of Betty (nee Robinson). Loving father of Charlene and her husband Gerry Daigle, and loving step-father of Karen Bell and her husband John, Janet Brophy and her husband Adil, Kevin Bell and his wife Lisa, Stephen Bell and his fiancee Tammy. Cherished grandfather of Mellissa, Bruce, Aidan, Cleo, Karina, Brooke, ... [more]

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May 3, 2010
Harry Dowsling
The passing of a great man. Henry Charles Dowsling, of Durham, passed away surrounded by his loving family at the Guelph General Hospital on Monday, May 3rd, 2010 in his 82nd year. Survived and sadly missed by, his loving wife of 61 years Annie Dowsling (nee Alexander) of Durham, and his seven children: Tom and Cathy Dowsling, Rick and Deb Dowsling, Darlene and Vince Arcieri, Diane Dowsling, Charles Dowsling and the late Susan Feldberg-Dowsling, George and Wendy Dowsling, and Bonnie Dowsling. Cherished ... [more]

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April 28, 2010
Janette Elizabeth Hooper
Janette Elizabeth (Holley) Hooper, of Tara and formerly of Egremont Township, passed away at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Durham on Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 in her 63rd year. Dear sister of Evelyn Holley and Sharon and her husband Dave Lunau. Predeceased by her husband James Hooper.

A private graveside service will be held on May 1, 2010 at Amos Presbyterian Cemetery, Dromore.

Donations to Amos Presbyterian Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham.


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April 20, 2010
Rosetta (Rose) nee Reich Benninger
Passed away peacefully, April 20, 2010, at Rockwood Terrace, Durham. Born March 21, 1916, in Formosa, Ontario, daughter of the late Francis Xavier (Frank) Reich and Josephine Hoffarth. She was predeceased by her husband, Cornelius (Corky) Benninger in February 1979, sons Jerome, John, Norbert and Francis and brothers and sisters Jerome, Joseph, Alexander, Michael, Alfred, Mary Anne Arnold, Margaret Cullition and Sylvia Ellig.

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April 5, 2010
Joseph (Joey) Hammer
Passed away suddenly at the Grand River Hospital, Kitchener on Monday, April 5th, 2010. Joseph "Joey" William Hammer, of Kitchener, in his 39th year.

Beloved son of Rosemarie Henning and stepson of the late Manfred Henning. Son of Wayne Hammer. Cherished brother of Brandon Hammer, Robert Hammer, Christopher Hammer and Robert Grass. Beloved grandson of Elsie Jarvis. Father of Jesse and Kenny. Fondly remembered by his nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

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March 30, 2010
Randy Dolson
Passed away suddenly as the result of an accident, at the Hanover and District Hospital, on Tuesday, March 30th, 2010. Randy Gordon Dolson, of RR#2 Priceville, in his 41st year. Beloved son of Ken and Dorothy Dolson. Dear brother of Rick Dolson, Tammy Tait and Andrea Dolson. Fondly remembered by his 7 nieces and nephews and he will be sadly missed by his many friends.

Cremation has taken place.

As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Canada Cancer Society or the Ontario Heart ... [more]

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March 28, 2010
Betty Banks
Passed away at South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Durham on Sunday, March 28th, 2010. The former Joan "Betty" Simpson, of Durham, in her 86th year. Beloved wife of the late Al Banks. Loving mother of David Banks and his wife Roberta, the late Pam McDonald, Robert Banks and his late wife Elaine, Deb and her husband Rick Dowsling, and Ann Banks. Mother-in-law of Murray McDonald. Fondly remembered by her 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Gladys Riome of New Hamburg and Patricia ... [more]

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March 22, 2010
Ray Collins
Passed away suddenly at his home on Monday, March 22nd, 2010. Raymond Joseph Collins, of RR#3 Durham and formerly of Toronto, in his 78th year. Beloved husband of Evelyn (Sheridan). Loving father of Monica and her husband Steve Johnston of Whitby, Geri Collins and her partner John Woon of Scarborough, and Kevin Collins and his partner Linda McIsaac. Cherished grandfather of Ryan, Lindsay and Sarah Johnston and Craig Waterman. Dear brother of Frances and John Pomeroy, Gerald and Joan Collins, Vincent ... [more]

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March 17, 2010
Elsie Hooper
Passed away at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Durham on Wednesday, March 17th, 2010. Elsie Lorina Hooper, of Durham, in her 89th year. Daughter of the late Isaac and Colletta (McMillan) Hooper. Remembered by her friends Shirley and Larry Eccles, Marg Krauter, and Merle and Alan Cronin.

A celebration of Elsie's life will be held at the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham on Saturday, March 20th at 12 noon, with visitation one hour prior to the service. Spring interment at the Amos Presbyterian ... [more]

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March 14, 2010
Gloria Lorenz
Passed away at the Hanover and District Hospital on Sunday, March 14th, 2010. The former Gloria Ruth Brown, of Durham, in her 54th year. Left to mourn her passing is her beloved husband Elmer "Sonny" Lorenz and her sons Terry Lorenz and his wife Kim, of Durham and Kevin Lorenz and his wife Shari of Hanover.

Cherished grandmother of Larsen, Danielle, Brooke, Joshua, Chase and Autumn. Dear sister of Bruce Brown and his wife Diane, John Brown and his wife Teresa, Brian Brown and his wife Kim, ... [more]

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March 13, 2010
Norm Lambert
Passed away at his home on Saturday, March 13th, 2010. Norman Kenneth George Lambert, of Durham, in his 79th year. Beloved husband of the former Marion Lockwood. Loving father of Peter Norman Lambert and his wife Geraldine of Brantford. Cherished grandfather of Christopher and Michael. Fondly remembered by Marion's children; Karen and her husband Brian Johnson, and Mark Livingstone and his wife Annette; Marion's grandchildren; David, Sean, Scott and Matthew; and his six nieces. Predeceased by his parents ... [more]

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March 11, 2010
Lena Elvidge
It is with great sadness, that the family announces the passing of Lena Elvidge, at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Durham on Thursday, March 11th, 2010. The former Lena Lawlor Bell, of Durham, in her 98th year. Beloved wife of the late C.M. (Jaffy) Elvidge. Loving mother of Clifton and his wife Marlaine, the late Clive and his wife Liz, Vanda and her husband Doug Harris, and Conrad and his wife Eileen, all of Durham. Devoted and proud grandmother of 10 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Predeceased ... [more]

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February 17, 2010
Vi Duncan
Passed away at the Hanover and District Hospital. Predeceased by her parents Bertie and Maria Duncan; her brother Bert Duncan and hi late wife Betty; and her sister Queenie and her late husband Duncan Hayman. Beloved friend of Judy and Wayne Scheifele, Ruth Swanson, Mono and Elsie Backe, Martha Jackson, Shelley Rowe and family. She will be sadly missed by her friends.

In respect of her wishes, cremation has taken place. Interment of her cremated remains will be held at the Park Lawn Cemetery, Toronto. ... [more]

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February 15, 2010
Phyllis Anderson
Passed away at Elgin Abbey Nursing Home, Chesley on Monday, February 15th, 2010. The former Phyllis Margaret Wright, formerly of Crawford, in her 87th year. Loving wife of the late Erle Anderson. Dear mother of Marion and her husband Toivo Lougas of Crawford, Harvey and his wife Heather of North Battleford, Saskatchewan, and Effie of Pinkerton. Proud grandmother of 16 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Sister of Myrtle Crowder, John Wright and his wife Joyce, and Mel Wright. Predeceased by her ... [more]

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February 7, 2010
Gregory Buchanan
Passed away suddenly on Sunday, February 7th, 2010. Gregory Andrew Buchanan, of Durham and formerly of Orangeville, in his 50th year. Father of Natasha Buchanan and Chad Buchanan both of Owen Sound. Dear brother of Debbie-Lynn and her husband Les Stokes of Alberta, Bonnie-Laurie (the late Garry) McKeown of Hanover, Rhonda-Lee Buchanan of Orangeville, and Cameron James Buchanan and his wife Cathy of Orangeville. Remembered by his nieces and nephews.

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February 1, 2010
John (Jack) Lamb
Passed away suddenly at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Durham on Monday, February 1st, 2010. John "Jack" William Lamb, of Durham, in his 81st year. Beloved husband of the former Anna Marie Sadlo and the late Helen Ball (1979). Loving father of Barbara and her husband Gary White of Hanover, Bruce and Andrea of Mount Forest, Bob and his wife Marjorie of Orillia, David and his wife Tessa of Arizona, and Terry and his wife Cherie of Alberta. Cherished grandfather of 13 grandchildren and 1 great-granddaughter. ... [more]

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January 20, 2010
Bernice Brigham
Passed away at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Durham on Wednesday, January 20th, 2010. Born on August 15, 1919 in Bentinck Township the former Bernice Mytrle Wise daughter of the late Ada Reay Wise and Graten Wise had been a resident of the Bentinck Township area until 1968 then moving to Durham. She is survived by her son Raymond Brigham and his friend Dorothy of Wasaga Beach and her grandson Bryon Brigham and his friend Charlotte of Durham and her great-granddaughter Cecilia Brigham. Predeceased ... [more]

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