October 22, 2008

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Obituary

FRANK BARKWELL

Frank R. Barkwell, of Kincardine, passed away at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre - Kincardine, on Oct. 10, 2008, aged 83.

Born in Ashfield Township on May 28, 1925 to the late Gilbert Barkwell and Evelyne Hamilton.

Beloved husband of Helen Barkwell (Smith). Frank and Helen were married in Ripley on Oct. 23, 1948.

Survived by siblings Mae Smith, Jack (Audrey) Barkwell, Dave (Nancy) Barkwell and Lloyd Barkwell. Frank was brother-in-law to George Taylor, Marjorie Brooks and Wes and Margaret Smith, and is survived by many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by siblings Irene Button, Alice Taylor and Robert Barkwell.

Visitation was held at the MacKenzie and McCreath Funeral Home, Ripley, on Monday, Oct. 13, 2008 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service was held at the MacKenzie and McCreath Funeral Home on Tuesday, Oct. 14 , 2008 at 1:30 p.m., with Rev. Don Harry officiating. Special readings and memories were given by John Brooks, Barbara Murray and Linda Beishuizen.

Honourary pallbearers were friends Don MacTavish and Gordon Brooks. Pallbearers were nephews John Brooks, Don Fidler, Don Murray, Rick Smith, Ben Beishuizen and John Taylor.

Flower bearers were nieces Becky Wright, Barbara Murray and Beverley Foubert.

Interment Ripley Cemetery.

Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Kincardine Hospital Foundation were appreciated. Condolences and portrait available on-line at

 www.mackenzieandmccreath.com

ANTHONY DUNN

Anthony "Tony" Dunn, of Inverhuron and formerly of Windsor, died at age 73 after a brief struggle with pancreatic cancer.

Born in Scotland, Tony qualified as a Mechanical Engineer prior to immigrating to Canada with his family to work at Ford. A life-long fitness enthusiast, Tony held his black-belt in Tae Kwon Do, as well as having a passion for golf. Upon his retirement, Tony moved to Inverhuron where he greatly enjoyed golfing at Somerhill, doing the daily cryptic crossword, and working on making the perfect golf club.

Tony was the proud father of Caroline (Paul), Nick (Liz), and Jennifer; and proud grandfather of Claire, Robbie, and Alexandra.

Cremation has taken place.

Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of Tony's Life to be held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, 757 Princes St., Kincardine (519-396-2701) on Sunday, Nov. 2, 2008 from 12-2 p.m. Words of Remembrance will be shared at 12:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Tony's name may be made to the Humane Society. Portrait and memorial available on-line at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com.

ISABEL McCONNELL

Isabel May McConnell (née Cameron), of R.R.2, Kincardine, died at Southampton Care Centre, on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008, in her 81st year.

Isabel was born May 15, 1928 in Kincardine Township to the late Hugh and Bertha (Courtney) Cameron.

Beloved wife of Glen McConnell. Dear mother of Wayne McConnell, of R.R. 2, Kincardine; and Brenda McConnell (Rick Williams), of Parksville, B.C.

Loved sister of Lorne (Marie) Cameron, of Kitchener; and Eugene (Doris) Cameron, of Guelph. Sadly missed by the McConnell family.

Visitation was held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine, on Sunday, Oct. 19 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., where the funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 20, 2008, with Rev. Rob Hiscox officiating.

Pallbearers were Ken Kroeplin, Allard Eisen, Bob White, Roger Thompson, John MacDonald, and Edwin Hewitt.

Flower bearers were Bailey, Ashley, Karla, and Shelly McConnell, Wendy King and Betty Anne Thompson.

Interment Kincardine Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or St. Matthew's Anglican Church - Kingarf were appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial available on-line at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com.

ISABEL McCONNELL

Isabel May McConnell (née Cameron), of R.R.2, Kincardine, died at Southampton Care Centre, on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008, in her 81st year.

Isabel was born May 15, 1928 in Kincardine Township to the late Hugh and Bertha (Courtney) Cameron.

Beloved wife of Glen McConnell. Dear mother of Wayne McConnell, of R.R. 2, Kincardine; and Brenda McConnell (Rick Williams), of Parksville, B.C.

Loved sister of Lorne (Marie) Cameron, of Kitchener; and Eugene (Doris) Cameron, of Guelph. Sadly missed by the McConnell family.

Visitation was held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine, on Sunday, Oct. 19 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., where the funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 20, 2008, with Rev. Rob Hiscox officiating.

Pallbearers were Ken Kroeplin, Allard Eisen, Bob White, Roger Thompson, John MacDonald, and Edwin Hewitt.

Flower bearers were Bailey, Ashley, Karla, and Shelly McConnell, Wendy King and Betty Anne Thompson.

Interment Kincardine Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or St. Matthew's Anglican Church - Kingarf were appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial available on-line at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com.

 

Donald Alexander McKeeman, of Kincardine, passed away in Athens, Ontario, on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008, in his 79th year.

Loved father of Paul (Lyn) McKeeman, of Guelph; Karen McKeeman (Dan Umpherson), of R.R.1, Athens; and David (Laurie) McKeeman, of Guelph. Sadly missed by his grandchildren: Katharine, Timothy, Emily, Brenna and Erin. Also survived by his brother John (Kay) McKeeman of London.

The funeral service was held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine, at 11 a.m. on Friday Oct. 17, 2008, with Rev. Don Harry officiating.

Interment Kincardine Cemetery.

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

DONALD McKEEMAN