July 20, 2011

Section: 
Obituary

L. RICHARD BARRAGER

With deep sorrow we announce the passing of L. Richard Barrager, aged 78, on July 5, 2011 at the Health Sciences Centre.

 

He will be greatly missed by his beloved wife of 43 years, Merete.

 

Also left to mourn are his sisters June Rice and Irene Goodyear, along with numerous nephews and a niece.

 

Predeceased by his father, Harold; his mother, Gertrude; sisters Wilma and Ann; and brother Don.

 

Richard was born in Kincardine, on April 11, 1933, but moved to Saskatchewan and later Winnipeg where

he attended  Red River College, thanks to very good friend Doug Toombs. He got a job with Air Canada in 1963 and remained there until he retired in 1990. His best job was being retired.

 

Richard met Merete in Copenhagen, Denmark and after a short courtship, she gave in and they were married June 15, 1968 in Denmark.

 

Richard had a passion for travelling and working with his hands. He was always building something and always had his tape measure in his pocket.

 

At Richard’s request, cremation has taken place.

 

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

 

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Cancer Care Manitoba, 675 McDermot Avenue, Rm ON 1160, Winnipeg, MB R2L 1L7. Condolences may be sent to www.thomsoninthepark.com. Arrangements entrusted to Thomson “In the Park” Funeral Home, 1291 McGillivary Blvd, Winnipeg MB R3T 5Y4, 204-925-1120.

 

CLAIR BURROWS

 

Clair Vernon Burrows, of Kincardine and formerly of Tiverton, died at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre-Kincardine on Monday, July 11, 2011, in his 69th year. 

 

Beloved husband of Carol (née Husk). 

 

Dear father of Dave Burrows, of Kincardine; and Lisa (Bevin) Stevenson, of Hanover

 

Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren: Brett and Mitch Burrows, and Owen and Nate Stevenson. 

 

Loving brother of Ron (Barbara) Burrows, of Kincardine; Donald Burrows, of Elmira; Katherine (Norm) Liddle, of Kincardine; Lea (Bob) Ashton, of Port Elgin; and Sharon (Dave) Chappell, of Port Elgin. Also survived by a sister-in-law Millie Burrows, of Elmira. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. 

Predeceased by brothers John, Bill, Bob, Bruce and Wayne Burrows.  

 

Private funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, 757 Princes Street, Kincardine N2Z 1Z5 (519-396-2701). 

 

Interment Kincardine Cemetery

 

Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial on-line at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com.

 

 

 

LORNE RITCHIE

 

Lorne Andrew Ritchie, of Kincardine and formerly of Ashfield Township, died at his residence on Sunday, July 10, 2011, in his 84th year. 

 

Beloved husband of Margaret (née Nicholson) whom he married in 1949. 

 

Dear father of Annabelle (Jack) Aitchison, of Huron Township.

 

Loving grandfather of Lorri (Scott) Wilson, of Ottawa; Nancy (Jeremie) Medlicott, of Fingal; and Jill (John) Terpstra, of St. Thomas.  Proud great grandfather of Zoe Terpstra. 

 

He will be greatly missed by his brother Clarence (Alice) Ritchie, of Lucknow; sisters-in-law Mae Ritchie, of Blyth; Isabel (Jim) Hunter; Donnie (Bill) Smith; and Marion (Don) Gillespie; and by brother-in-law Ken (Joyce) Nicholson. 

 

Lorne was predeceased by brothers Marvin; Leonard and his wife Bernadean; Harold and his wife Lorraine; and Mervin Ritchie. 

 

During his lifetime, Lorne was a farmer, operated a welding repair business and drove a school bus.  He was a hard-working, caring, family man.

 

Visitation was held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, 757 Princes Street, Kincardine, on Tuesday, July 12, 2011.

 

A private family funeral was held on July 13, 2011. Pallbearers were grandsons Scott Wilson, Jeremie Medlicott, John Terpstra, nephews Doug Aitchison and Murrey Ritchie and friend Bruce Aitken. 

 

Interment Greenhill Cemetery, Lucknow

 

Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, Kincardine United Church or Kincardine Hospital Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial on-line at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com.