Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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Obituary

SANDRA BELL

 

Sandra Diane Bell (née Scharf) of Kincardine passed away, surrounded by her family, at Grey Bruce Health Services in Owen Sound on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at the age of 77.

 

Beloved wife of Kevin Bell.

 

Loving mother of Patrice Bell of Toronto, Linda Bell (Mike) of St. Catharines and Tom Bell (Jennifer) of Barrie.

 

Missed by her grandchildren Erica (Callum), Jazmine (Adam) and Cody (Michaela) and great-grandchildren Addison, Acacia and Lily.

 

Dear sister of Susan Pannell of St. Catharines.

 

Fondly remembered by her sister-in-law Janet Bennett (Dick) of London, brother-in-law Steve Bell of Kincardine and byseveral nieces and nephews and many friends near and far.

 

Predeceased by her parents Thomas and Agnes (née Neely) Scharf and brothers Bill, Bev and Jack Scharf.

 

A memorial service to celebrate Sandra’s life was held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home in Kincardine at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 24, 2017, with Ann Maycock officiating.

 

Memorial donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Society appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial available online at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com.

 

GORDON BREITMAIER (July 15, 1929-April 14, 2017)

It is with deep emotion that we announce the unexpected passing of Gordon Reinhold Breitmaier on April 14, 2017.

 

Beloved husband of Elfriede for 66 years.

 

Loving father to Janet Breitmaier and Rein (Char) Breitmaier, and doting Opa to two generations: Robyn (Luigi) Bruni and their children Keele, Tiziano and Idina; and Taryn Breitmaier and son Dexter.

 

Predeceased by his parents Ernest Herman and Johanna Mina Breitmaier.

 

By whatever name he was called, Gord, Gordon, Gordy, Onkel, Dad, Pops or Opa, he was respected and welcomed. Gordon championed two careers - first as a wood-worker/cabinet maker with Globe Furniture of Waterloo and later as a foreman with Sunar Hauserman of Waterloo. Gordon and Elfriede enjoyed early retirement in Fort Myers, Florida and Point Clark, Ontario, and recently have called Dundas, Ontario home.

 

In keeping with the family’s wishes, cremation has taken place.

 

A Celebration of Life was held at the Turner Family Funeral Home in Dundas on Friday, April 21, 2017, with visitation at 1 p.m. and a service at 2 p.m.

 

Please sign Gordon's online Book of Condolence at www.turnerfamilyfuneralhome.ca.

 

Arrangements entrusted to the Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas; 905-628-6412; info@turnerfh.ca.

 

 

JOSEPH MACARTNEY

Joseph “Joe” William Macartney of Kincardine passed away peacefully at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre - Kincardine on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at the age of 70.

Beloved husband of Merri Macartney.

Father of Jason Macartney (Wendy) and Michael Macartney (Susie).  Dad to Jona King (Lori), Robert King (Lana), Jason King (Sindy) and Kyle King (Cindy).

Survived by grandchildren Ethan, Lauren, Robbie, Cash, Matteo, Marley, Maverick and Emma.

Missed by his sister Barbara Murphy (David), nephew Jim Murphy (Angela), niece Jennifer Burton (Trevor) and their families.

Predeceased by his parents Roy and Catherine (née Cousineau) Macartney

Joe was a retired elementary school teacher and a former national swim champion with Masters.

The family wishes to express their deep appreciation and thanks to Dr. Lisa Scott and the fantastic nursing staff at the Kincardine Hospital for their compassionate care.

A memorial service to celebrate Joe’s life will be held at a later date.

Memorial donations to Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (pspcanada.org) would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial online at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements entrusted to the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, 757 Princes Street, Kincardine N2Z 1Z5; 519-396-2701

 

ANNE MILBURN

 

Elizabeth “Anne” Milburn (née Stephens) of Kincardine passed away peacefully at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre - Kincardine, with her family at her side, on Friday, April 21, 2017, at the age of 74, following a courageous battle against cancer.

 

Anne cherished her family. She was the devoted wife of Reg Milburn for 51 years and the proud, loving mother of Margie Milburn of Kitchener and Craig Milburn (Jennifer Lawrie) of Kincardine.

 

She was predeceased by her parents Glenn and Ruth (née Brien) Stephens of Ridgetown, sister Linda DeBruyn of Ridgetown and son-in-law John Saulters of Kitchener.

 

Anne is survived by her brother Barry Stephens (Elaine) of Ridgetown, Ontario and brothers-in-law Bill Milburn (Patricia) of Dauphin, Manitoba and Jim Milburn of Manitoba. Anne will be dearly missed by her family and friends.

 

A private family service will take place.

 

Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated as expression of sympathy. Portrait and memorial online at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com.

 

Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, 757 Princes Street, Kincardine N2Z 1Z5; 519-396-2701.