Wednesday, January 27, 2016

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Obituary

IVAN EMMERTON

Ivan Emmerton died peacefully at the Deep River & District Hospital on Jan. 23, 2016, in his 76th year.

Predeceased by his wife of more than 50 years, Claire (Brisebois).

He will be sorely missed by his daughter Brenda Crowder (Randy) of Cornwall, sons Brian (Mary) of Bolton and Bruce of Kingston. Treasured poppa and grandpa to Jed Crowder (Angela) of Ottawa, and Nicole and Kayla Emmerton of Bolton.

Beloved uncle to many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his sister Doris Rock and brother Lorne.

Ivan was born in Kincardine to Charles and Olive Emmerton. He moved to Deep River after attending Ryerson Polytechnic Institute to begin a distinguished career as a research technologist at Atomic Energy in Chalk River.

A firm believer in service to others, Ivan spent many years, along with his wife, as a volunteer and leader in community organizations such as the North Renfrew Times, the Deep River Rugby Club, St. Barnabas Anglican Church and as chair of the Deep River & District Hospital board.

Visitation was held from 7-9 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016. The funeral service was held at St. Barnabas Anglican Church in Deep River at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016.

Interment Deep River Community Cemetery.

In Ivan’s memory, donations may be made to the Deep River & District Hospital Foundation.

Arrangements entrusted to Valley Funeral Home, Box 174, Deep River, Ontario K0J 1P0; 613-584-1783.

 

ROBERT MacNAY

Robert "Bob" A. MacNay, of Goderich and formerly of Amberley, beloved husband for 63 years of Mary MacNay (McQuillin), passed away at Harbour Hill Retirement Suites in Goderich on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, at age 83.

He was born in Ashfield Township on Sept. 27, 1932, to the late Margaret (Button) and Alexander MacNay.

Greatly missed by daughter Sharon MacNay (Stan Muzica) of Australia, son Steven (Mary) MacNay of Huron Township and grandchildren Nelson Hill of Australia, Candice MacNay of Toronto and Michael MacNay of Ripley.

Also survived by brother Don (Charlene) MacNay of London and sister-in-law Arlene MacNay of Wiarton.  Predeceased by his brothers Dr. Ken MacNay and Gordon MacNay.

Visitation was held at the MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home in Lucknow from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016.  The funeral service was conducted from the chapel at 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, with visitation for one hour prior. Betty Elliott officiated.

Spring interment Greenhill Cemetery.

Donations to a charity of choice were greatly appreciated as expressions of sympathy.  Condolences may be left online at www.mackenzieandmccreath.com. 

JOHN A. MATHESON

John A. Matheson of Kincardine Township passed away at Pinecrest Manor in Lucknow on Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, in his 92nd year.

Beloved husband of Eileen Matheson (née Peterbaugh) of Kincardine Township.

Dear father of Allan (Sandy) of Kincardine, Murdock of Kincardine Township, Charlie (Darlene) of Edmonton, Alberta, John D. of Kincardine Township, Bill (Laura) of Kincardine Township and Don (Rhonda) of Fort McMurray, Alberta.

Cherished grandfather of Kelly, Jessica, Lyndsey, Lucy, Louisa and Dylan.

Missed by brother-in-law Donald (Ruby) Peterbaugh, sisters-in-law Carol Matheson and Beverley Peterbaugh. Also missed by many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Predeceased by his brother Charlie and brother-in-law Bill Peterbaugh.

Visitation was held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home in Kincardine from where the funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, with Pastors Kenneth Craig and Brian Martin officiating. Serving as pallbearers were Allan, Murdock, Charlie, John D., Bill and Don Matheson.  Flower bearers were Kelly, Lyndsey, Lucy and Louisa Matheson.

Spring interment Kincardine Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Kincardine Hospital Foundation, Chalmers Community Church or a charity of choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial available online at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com. 

 

DOROTHEA MOOREHOUSE

Dorothea “Dee” Phyllis Moorehouse (née Smith), of R.R. #5, Kincardine, passed away at London Health Sciences Centre-University Hospital, on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, in her 84th year.

Beloved wife of Bill Moorehouse.

Dear mother of Kevin (Marg) Moorehouse of Calgary, Debbie (Bob) Mitchell of R.R. #5, Kincardine, Karen (Derrick) Burrows of Kincardine and Scott (Kathy) Moorehouse of Innisfil.

Cherished grandmother of Joel (Donna) Mitchell, Kyle (Karen) Mitchell, Deanna (Matt) Wilsack, Tim (Elyse) Mitchell, William Moorehouse, Courtney Moorehouse, Shawn Burrows (Shawna Fischer), Amy Burrows (Tyler Morlock), Sarah Moorehouse (Steve Paciuc), Andrew (Michelle) Moorehouse and of 12 great-grandchildren.

Loved sister of Joan Kershaw and Sally Smith and sister-in-law of Edward Moorehouse, all of Sarnia.

Predeceased by her brothers Ron (Al) Smith and Bill (June) Smith, her sister Janet (Bert) McArthur and her brother-in-law Harry Kershaw.

Visitation was held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home in Kincardine on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, from 12:30-1:30 p.m.  The funeral service was held in the chapel at 2 p.m. with Meg Jordan officiating. Serving as pallbearers were Joel, Kyle and Tim Mitchell, William and Andrew Moorehouse and Shawn Burrows. Flower bearers were Madeline and Charlotte Mitchell.

Interment Kincardine Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, Huntington Society of Canada or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.  Portrait and memorial available online at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com.