October 2018



March 20, 1922 – Oct. 22, 2018


It is with great sadness that we announce the loss of our mother, Mary Gwendoline Peddie, who has gone to be with her husband and the love of her life, Frederick Joseph.


She leaves behind her four children: David, Carolyn, Barry and Gail; 14 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.




Kevin Garfield Lamont of Tiverton passed away on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, at the age of 65.


Loving husband of Darlene Lamont (née Ransome).


Missed by his children Alicia (Justin) Lamont, Laura Williams, Lucas (Melonie) Lamont and Douglas Williams.


Beloved grandfather of Jarred, Abbey, Aidan, Zora and Katie.




Agnes “Irene” Gowing (née Curle) of Tiverton passed away with family by her side on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in her 91st year.


Beloved wife of the late Howard Gowing.


Loving mother of John (Katherine) Gowing of Tiverton.


Devoted Nana of Susan Gowing of Durham, Andrew (Rowan) Gowing of Ottawa and Leanne Gowing of Tiverton.




Margaret Jean Gilchrist (née Lamont) died peacefully with family by her side at Huron Shores Hospice in Tiverton on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in her 90th year.


Beloved wife of the late Ron Gilchrist, who predeceased her in May 2016.


Loving mother of Brian Gilchrist and his wife Margie, Carol Woods and her husband Bruce and Barbara Laverock and her husband Tom.




Mary “Eletta” Aitken of Ripley and formerly of Kincardine passed away peacefully at her home in RVilla in Ripley on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, at the age of 100.


Beloved wife of the late Stuart Aitken (2014).


Cherished mother of Vera (Frank) Lappano of St. Catharines, Rev. Bruce Aitken of Bracebridge, Ferne (Wes) Abell of Dunkeld and Clark (MaryLynne) Aitken of McKay’s Corners and mother-in-law of Gary Schaus of Clifford.


Tough week for the Bulldogs


By Doug Kennedy


The Kincardine Bulldogs had a tough week as they lost two out of three games.


Community partners seek to educate and recruit volunteers for palliative care services in south Bruce County


By Tammy Schneider


On Oct. 29, VON Grey Bruce hosted a recruitment event at the Davidson Centre, with two goals in mind. The first was to connect with potential volunteers and explain to them what being a palliative care volunteer means, and second to increase awareness in the community about the palliative care services available.


“People need the service, but just aren’t aware it’s offered,” said Ginelle MacDougall, manager of home and community care for VON Grey Bruce.


Helping our first responders deal with the wounds that can’t be seen


By Pauline Kerr


Some wounds you can see, like cuts and burns. Some you can’t, like post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Both can be disabling and both need to be treated effectively and with compassion.


That was the message at the Invisible Wounds Conference for First Responders.


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