Wednesday, June 21, 2017

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Obituary

GEORGE MANNERS

George Leslie Manners of Kincardine passed away at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre - Kincardine on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in his 79th year.

Dear brother of Ian (Dixie) of St. Marys, Archie of London, Isabel Dedman of Minden and Janis of Kincardine. Missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Predeceased by his parents Donald & Irene, brothers Robert and Donald Jr.

A private graveside service was held at the Kincardine Cemetery.

A special thank you to all the personal support workers who visited, to the nursing staff at the Kincardine Hospital who took such great care of George, and to his special friends at the Day Away Program in Port Elgin.

Memorial donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial available online at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com.

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

 

DAVID NATHANSON

 

David Nathanson passed peacefully at the Kincardine Hospital on Friday, June 16, 2017, in his 79th year.

 

Beloved husband of Donna (Hopper).

 

Brother to Ronnie Richmond of Toronto.

 

David will be sadly missed by his nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

 

He was an avid volunteer with the Kincardine Legion, the Scottish Festival and the Kincardine Summer Music Festival. David enjoyed card playing and watching the Toronto Blue Jays. David was an avid reader and loved animals.

 

Cremation has taken place.

 

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

 

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Kincardine and Community Health Care Foundation or the Royal Canadian Legion – Kincardine Branch 183 in David's memory would be appreciated. Online condolences may be made at www.greybrucecremation.com.

JIM PARKER


Jim Parker, of the Glammis area, died peacefully at the Walkerton Hospital on Thursday, June 15, 2017, in his 83
rd year.

 

Husband of the late Gladys Parker (Wells).

 

Jim is survived by his partner Velma, his sons Larry (Betty) of Glammis, Len (Shelly) of Glammis and Steve (Donna) of Greenock Township.

 

Also survived by his grandchildren Brad (Kathleen), Heather (Scott), Jeff, Greg, Colin (Michelle), Jamie (Charlene) and Carla (Matt deceased) and by seven great-grandchildren.

 

Brother of Bob Parker, Ted (Gerry) Parker, Mary (Larry) Schmidt and Audrey (Glen) Wells. Predeceased by his brother Francis.

 

Cremation has taken place.

 

A graveside service will be held at Purdy Cemetery, Concession Road 14, Greenock, at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Everyone is welcome. A reception will follow at the home of Jeff Parker.

 

Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Diabetes Association would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Online condolences may be made at www.greybrucecremation.com.

 

 

TODD WALKER

 

In memory of Todd Ulric Alexander Walker, who passed away in Kincardine on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at the early age of 37.

 

Todd will be forever loved and missed by his loving parents - the light of their lives - Dave and Wendy Walker; and he held a special place in his heart for his grandmother Ronna McLelland, all of Kincardine.

 

Forever loved and greatly missed always by his sister Stacey, brother-in-law John Gouthro and their children JD and Jessica; and brother Tim and his children Aiden and Mikhayla.

 

Sadly missed by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

 

Predeceased by his grandparents Bernice and Ward Walker and Bevan McLelland.

 

Todd was a fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Blue Jays. He lived a simple life, had a knack for rapping and singing music, writing short stories and had just finished a book called The Windsor. Todd was a hard worker and worked at No Frills in Kincardine. He had a beautiful smile, always helped anyone in need and loved his family so very much.

 

A private family memorial will be held at the Kincardine Cemetery on Saturday, June 24, 2017.

 

Todd will be laid to rest with his grandparents Bernice and Ward Walker.

 

Flowers gratefully declined. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations in Todd’s memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Association (795 – 1st Avenue, E, Owen Sound, ON, N4K 2C6, ATTN: Laurie Christie) or to WES for Youth (4 Park Street, Walkerton, ON N0G 2V0). Donations also available online at http://www.heartandstroke.ca/contact-us or http://www.wesforyouthonline.ca/contact-us.

 

The family would like to thank the Water & Rescue Units and the many police officers, especially Mike Wilken and Kerry Hall, who helped soothe our hearts and spent time with our family for over two weeks. Thank you also to our community for thinking of our family and helping in any way that you could, to family and friends who dropped food and goodies off, and for the many kind words of hope, texts, phone calls and Facebook messages. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. We know in our hearts that Todd was truly loved by all.