November 2017

All I want for Christmas is...

One-year-old Hudson York is too little to tell Santa what he wants for Christmas, but Santa knows. (Pauline Kerr photo)


ETTA DICKIESON

 

It is with grieving hearts we share the sudden and unexpected passing of our mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Etta Isabel Grace Dickieson (née Bolton) in her 86th year on Nov. 22, 2017, in Kincardine.

 

Etta was the daughter of the late Robert and Rose Etta Bolton of Teeswater.

 

Wife of George (predeceased) and companion of Alex Smith (predeceased).

 


MARGARET CATTO

 

Margaret Catto (née Convay) of Kincardine passed away peacefully on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, at the age of 78.

Marg - Mom, Grandma and Great-Grandma - will be deeply missed by husband Nute, sons Paul (Trudy) and Brian (Lisa), grandsons Dustin (Steph), Josh (Jess) and Brett (Krystal), granddaughters Emma, Katie and Olivia and great-grandson Jax.

 

Fondly remembered by her brothers Jim (Eleanor) and Tom (Sharon) and by her sister and best friend Betty, as well as the entire Catto family.

 

Predeceased by her parents Duncan and Jessie Convay.

 


ROUGH WEEKEND FOR BULLDOGS

 

The Kincardine Bulldogs didn’t have a great weekend, coming home from a 5-2 loss Friday night in Walkerton only to lose to Wingham 5-4 in overtime Sunday afternoon at the Davidson Centre.

Friday’s game saw the Hawks take a 3-0 lead in the first period, Gary Mantz from Maverick Petrie, Justin Donnelly from Mantz and Mantz on the power play from Braden Boley and Spencer Elder. That lead was to carry the Walkerton team for the rest of the game.

 


HOW NATIONAL HOUSING STRATEGY BENEFITS BRUCE COUNTY REMAINS TO BE SEEN

 

By Barb McKay

 

A new National Housing Strategy unveiled last week appears to be in line with Bruce County’s vision to end homelessness, but if it will ultimately help the county achieve its goals is still unknown, according to local housing officials.

 


MUNICIPAL LEADERS DISCUSS OPIOID CRISIS IN GREY BRUCE

 

By Pauline Kerr

While alcohol continues to cause more harm than any other drug in the area, the opioid* crisis is here, and municipal leaders are in a unique position to help deal with it. This was the message delivered by Lynda Bumstead of the Grey Bruce Health Unit and Dave Roy of Hope Grey Bruce to members of Huron-Kinloss Township council last Monday.

Their presentation was entitled Opioid Crisis: A Call to Action.


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November 22, 2017

VERONIKA SOBCZAK

The friends of Veronika Sobczak wish to inform the community that Veronika passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, in her 86th year.Veronika experienced many challenges in her lifetime. By the age of ten, she had survived a communist regime and endured a Nazi labour camp - and the list of challenges goes on from there. When you listened to her stories, you realized that Veronika had been a hard worker her entire life; very little came easy.


November 15, 2017

ETHEL FRANCE


November 8, 2017

WINNIFRED HOWE

Winnifred Irene Howe (née Baird) of Kincardine passed away at the Owen Sound Hospital on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, in her 103rd year. Beloved wife of the late John “Edward” Howe (2001). Cherished mother of Audrey Howe of Kincardine. Missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Predeceased by her parents Robert and Evelyn Baird and by sister Lola Harris, Lenore Hooey, Evelyn Hewitson and Marjorie Reid