August 13

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Obituary

MYRTLE ANDERSON
Myrtle Geraldine Anderson, of Kincardine, died at Pinecrest Manor, Lucknow, on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2008, in her 91st year. 
Dear mother of Sheila (Allan) Craib, of London; Marnie  Ballantyne, of Paris; and Heather (Craig) Flannigan, of London.  Loving grandmother of Shellie Roley, Angela Watson and Shea Flannigan. 
Predeceased by her husband Mervin Anderson, sisters Olive Needham and Ada Pollock, brothers Eldon and Jim Lowry as well as a son‑in‑law Tom Ballantyne. 
Private funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Davey‑Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine. 
Pallbearers were Al Craib, Craig Flannigan, Lynn Lowry, David Lowry, Wayne Lowry and Elliott Lowry. 
Interment Kincardine Cemetery. 
Memorial donations to a charity of choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial available on-line at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com.

 

MAURICE CHESBRO
Maurice Porter Chesbro, of Kincardine, died at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre‑Kincardine, on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2008, in his 64th year. 
Beloved husband of Linda Chesbro (née Anness). 
Dear father of Dwayne Chesbro, of Sarnia; and Lisa (Tim) Wells, of Walkerton. Loved grandfather of Alexander and Jacob Wells.
Cherished brother of Wilma Elliott, of Lucknow; and Rhoda Chesbro, of Kincardine. Sadly missed by many brothers‑in‑law, sisters‑in‑law, nieces and nephews. 
Predeceased by his brother Robert and his sister Esther. 
Visitation was held at the Davey‑Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine, on Monday, Aug. 10, 2008, from 7-9 p.m., from where the funeral service will be held at  2 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008, with Rev. Dr. Chris Morgan officiating. 
Interment Greenhill Cemetery, Lucknow. 
Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Kincardine Hospital Foundation were appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial available on-line at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com.

 

RALPH GRUBB
Ralph Leo Grubb, of Ripley, died at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre‑Kincardine on Thursday, July 31, 2008, in his 76th year.
Dear father of Barb Grubb, of Ripley; Glenn (Marj) Grubb, of Kincardine; Marvin Grubb and Darrin Grubb, both of Ripley. Sadly missed by grandchildren Emily and Adam. 
Loving brother of Marjorie Moyer, of Durham; Anne Ertel, of Kitchener; Leona (Vincent) Lunz, of St. Agatha; David Grubb, of Hanover. 
Predeceased by his wife Helen (née Zimmerman); his parents Louis and Irene (Schenkel) Grubb; stepmother Annie Grubb; sisters Florence Meyer, Betty Ertel, Theresa Doerr; as well as brothers Philip and Joseph Grubb. 
Visitation was held at the Davey‑Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine on Monday, Aug. 4 from 2‑4 and 7‑9 p.m. 
A funeral mass was held at St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, Kincardine, on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Fr. Don Wilhelm officiating. 
Interment Ripley Cemetery. 
Pallbearers were David Gamble, Bruce Grubb, Brian Grubb, Murray Grubb, Richard Grubb and Dennis Grubb. 
Flower bearers were Emily and Adam Grubb. 
Memorial donations to the Kincardine Hospital Foundation were appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial available on-line at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com.

 

KEVIN KING
Kevin Claude King, of Bluevale and formerly of Kincardine, passed away at the Wingham and District General Hospital, on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2008, in his 41st  year after a long and courageous battle with leukemia.
Beloved husband of Michelle (Picard), and loving father of Max and Kelli, of Bluevale. 
Dear son of Ken and Lise King, of Kincardine; and brother of Keith (Jennifer) of Seattle, Washington. Son‑in‑law of Dick and Sharon Picard of Kincardine; and brother‑in‑law of Jeff Picard (Jennifer), of Kincardine.
Kevin will be missed by his grandmother, Therese Dubreuil, of Levis, Quebec; and grandfather‑in‑law, Wilfred Picard, of Lucknow. Sadly missed by nieces and nephews, Jean Luc and Nikki, of Seattle; and Mary and Jori, of Kincardine. Kevin will be missed by several aunts and uncles and cousins. 
Visitation will be held at the Davey‑Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine, on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  The funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, 749 Russell Street, Kincardine, at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008, with Rev. Fr. Don Wilhelm officiating. 
Interment Kincardine Cemetery. 
Memorial donations to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial available on-line at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com.

KATHRYN ANNE MCKAY
Kathy (Sinclair) McKay of Kincardine died Monday, Aug. 4, 2008 at the London Health Sciences Centre. She was in her 57th year.
Born Aug. 13, 1951, in Kincardine, she was the daughter of the late Archibald and Annie (MacSween) Sinclair.
She is survived by her husband, John; two sons, Scott (Lilette) McKay of Toronto and Tim (Barb) McKay of Guelph; three grandchildren, Henry, Ella and Andrew McKay; two sisters, Sharon Harding and Dana (Eric) Howald of Kincardine; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents and brother-in-law Al Harding.
Kathy spent her life in Kincardine, including 30 years on Kincardine's main street working for Kiltie Shoes. Her friendly smile and unassuming personality made Kathy many friends over the years.
She enjoyed her work, said her son Scott in his eulogy, not because she liked shoes, but because she liked people.
After retiring, she enjoyed her time with her family, especially her dear grandchildren.
Visitation was at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home Kincardine Thursday, Aug. 7, while the funeral was Friday, Aug. 8, 2008, at Knox Presbyterian Church, Kincardine.
Rev. Jim Weir, a former minister at Knox, who had married Kathy and John, and Rev. Susan Samuel of Knox, conducted the funeral.
Eulogies were delivered by Kathy's sons, Scott and Tim, and her niece, Elizabeth Harding.
Pallbearers were Derek Skinner, Murray Carver, Steve Nichol, Bill MacTavish, Jake Hunter and Doug Duplantis.
Flowerbearers were Sarah and Josh Howald, Patrick Deslauriers and Suzanne McKay.
Interment Kincardine Cemetery.
Memorial donations to Sleeping Children Around the World and Grandmothers to Grandmothers would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
Portrait and memorial online at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com

 

RAY MELDRUM
Ray Meldrum, of Kincardine, died at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre‑Kincardine on Friday, Aug. 1, 2008, at the age of 76.
Beloved husband of Marilyn. Dear father of Lyalle Meldrum, of Kincardine; Heather Meldrum, of Eugene, Oregon; Kevin (Shelley) Meldrum, of Cambridge; Rachel (Drew) Bayley, of St. Catharines; and Stephen (Tammy) Meldrum, of London. 
Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren: Michael, Rebecca, Kara, Megan, Steven, and Dylan. Loving brother of Norma Ross, Gladys Crerar, and Lynn, Roy, Maynard, Gordon and Glenn Meldrum.  Predeceased by his parents Lorne and Ida Meldrum, sister Helen Meldrum and brother Fred Meldrum. 
Visitation was held at the Davey‑Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008, from 7‑9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008 at 11 a.m. 
Memorial donations to the Lions Foundation of Canada ‑ Canine Vision or the Canadian Cancer Society were appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial available on-line at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com.

 

JAMES ROSS
James Daniel Ross died suddenly, but peacefully, at his second home in London, Ontario on Aug. 4, 2008, at the age of 13.
Beloved son of Brian and Laura Ross, of Ripley, and older brother of Shannon and Melissa, at home. Cherished grandson of Pat and Clarence Jarvis, of Ripley; and Don and Jean Ross, of Whitechurch.
Also mourning are his loving Homeshare parents, Richard and Aline Lisabeth, of London, and Homeshare siblings, Jocelyn, Ashley, Kylee and Tyler, all of London.
Loved nephew of Sandra and Geoff Farrell, Kincardine; Holly Jarvis, London; Kathleen and Glenn Wells, Alliston; Dave and Kim Ross, Whitechurch; Bob and Lois Ross, Waterloo; and Doug Ross, Wingham. Missed by many cousins, as well as great aunts and uncles.
Predeceased by cousin Dawn-Marie Ross.
Visitation was held at the MacKenzie and McCreath Funeral Home, Ripley, on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2008, from 1-3 and 6-9 p.m., from where the funeral service was held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 8, 2008, with friend and pastor Rev. Bernie Skelding officiating. A selection of hymns and children's songs were lovingly played by family friend Phil Main. Eulogies were provided by James' Dad, Brian Ross and cousin Jonathan Farrell who was sadly unable to attend.
Pallbearers were cousins Thomas, Jacob and Patrick Farrell and Alexander, Andrew and Brandon Ross.
Flower bearers were sisters Shannon and Melissa Ross, cousin Amanda Ross and Homeshare sisters Jocelyn, Ashley and Kylee Lisabeth.
Interment Ripley Cemetery.
Memorial donations to the Easter Seals Society or the Sunshine Foundation were appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial available on-line at www.mackenzieandmccreath.com.
James, you will be in our hearts forever.
We know that you are running and jumping with our wonderful Saviour now.
We wouldn't change a second of our time with you.
No regrets, much love.