Wednesday, August 2, 2017

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Obituary

FLORENCE NICHOLSON

Florence Mary Nicholson (née Hartwick) of Kincardine passed away, with family by her side, at the South Bruce Grey Health Services - Kincardine on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, in her 90th year.

Beloved wife of the late Mac Nicholson, who predeceased her in 2007.

Dear mother of Marion Emmerton (Don) of Kincardine, John Nicholson of Fort St. John, B.C., Dianne Bath of Kincardine, Brenda Wheeler (Guy) of Waterloo and Sandra Liddle (Steve) of Waterloo.

Missed by her grandchildren: Bruce, Heather, Darren, Deanna, Angela (Brandon), Robbie (Dolly), Florence (Matt), Robyn (Bryann), Ryan, Rachael and Alex (Sandra), 11 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

Fondly remembered by her brother Ken Hartwick of Cornwall, in-laws Helen Stanley (Ray) of Hanover and Marjorie Nicholson of Bervie and by several nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents Jack and Martha (née Leithead) Hartwick, brother Jim Hartwick (Betty) and in-laws Rollande Hartwick, Norman Nicholson, Marjorie Thompson (Howard), Bert Nicholson (Eva), Clayton Nicholson (Doris), Kay Thacker (Ronald) and Ron Harkness.

Visitation was held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, July 27, 2017, at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home in Kincardine, where the funeral service to celebrate Florence’s life was held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, July 28, 2017, with Betty Elliott officiating. The pallbearers were Mike Nicholson, Ken Johnson, Brian Wall, Harvey Husk, Murray Clark and Mario Pagnotta. Florence’s grandchildren carried floral tributes.

Interment Kincardine Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Kincardine Hospital Foundation were appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial available online at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com.

“If you’ve been lucky enough to have had a mother and grandma like ours, Then you’ve been lucky enough.”

 

 

DONALD PAQUETTE

With great sadness, we announce that Donald “Don” Gilbert Paquette of Kincardine passed away at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre - Kincardine on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, in his 70th year.

Beloved husband of Janet Paquette (née Unwin).

Dear father of Angela (Larry) Jones and Shawn (Cherie) Paquette.

Dear stepfather of Christopher (Tamie) Hornbuckle, David (Tanya) Hornbuckle and Michelle Hornbuckle.

Missed by grandchildren Amanda, Madison and Kailey.

Also survived by siblings Jim Paquette, Phillip (Cathy) Paquette, Janice (Robin) Matchett and many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents Donald and Barbara (née Roots) Paquette, and twin brother Terry (June) Paquette.

A celebration of Don’s life will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion - Branch #183 (219 Lambton Street, Kincardine) from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 13. This is an open and informal gathering of friends and family.

Cremation has already taken place.

Final resting place: Kincardine Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of your choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial available online at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com.

 

JEAN SHOLTZ

Jean Kathleen Sholtz (née Moore) passed away peacefully with family by her side, after a lengthy illness, at General & Marine Hospital in Collingwood on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, in her 88th year.

Beloved wife of the late Murrel “Babe” (1992).

Loving mother of Beverly (Dwight) Gattinger of Point Clark, Barbara (Dr. Dino) D’Aloisio of Amherstberg and Stephen (Wendy) of Collingwood.

Cherished Nana of Matthew (Brittany) Lyon, Patrick (Julie) Lyon, Christopher D’Aloisio, Dr. Nicholas D’Aloisio, Trevor and Lauren Sholtz. Step-Nana of Angela (Scott) Gattinger, Jenifer (Joel) Armstrong and Carolyn (Greg) Courtney. Great-Nana of Rylie and Blair Lyon, Gage and Jace Lyon.

Dear sister of Irene (Steve) Matwijec and the late Margaret Irving.

Fondly remembered by sisters-in-law Romelda Douglas and Evelyn Sholtz, and by nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Predeceased by her mother Arlena (née Eagles) in 1996, father Donald Moore in 1931, and step-father Charles Irving in 1960.

Jean was an avid traveller and visited many countries; the only continent not touched was the Arctic. She was a very active member of the First Presbyterian Church and Rebekah Lodge #128.  Jean taught in the community for 35 years, beginning in Gibraltar then Kirkville, followed by old and new Connaught, Senior Public and finishing her career at Cameron Street Public School.

The family would like to thank Dr. Karla Murphy and Dr. Nicole Green for their care and compassion during Jean's illness, as well as the nurses from the emergency room, medical and surgical floors at General and Marine Hospital, and staff and nurses at 89 Raglan Village 2nd floor and at Collingwood Nursing Home Convalescent Care Program. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

Visitation was held at the Chatterson Funeral Home in Collingwood from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Monday, July 31, 2017. The funeral service was held at the First Presbyterian Church in Collingwood at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017.

Interment First Presbyterian Cemetery, Collingwood.

Memorial donations to the Collingwood General & Marine Hospital Foundation, Georgian Triangle Humane Society or to a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.

Arrangements entrusted to Chatterson Funeral Home, 404 Hurontario Street, Collingwood; 705-445-4700; www.chattersonfuneralhome.com.

 

 

JANE VANSICKLE

Jane Evelyn VanSickle passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, with her children and Brian by her side. She was in her 67th year.

Survived by her loving life partner Brian Hollywood and her children Russ (Kyla), Ange (Andy), Mark, Becca (Mike), Steven (Jaime).

Jane leaves behind 15 grandchildren who adored her: Lily, Leah, Clare, Will, Cohen, Gwyneth, Owen, Jakob, Zakary, Jazmin, Jayna, Myla, Ariella, Carter and Madelyn.

She will be greatly missed by her brothers and sisters: Cathy (Darcy), Peter (Bev), Brian (Margaret Ann), and Donna (Derek).

Jane will be fondly remembered by nieces, nephews and many friends.

Predeceased by her parents Grant and Edna VanSickle and by her daughter Rachel.

Jane was a staple in her community and she will be greatly missed.

Visitation was held at the MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home in Ripley from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, July 30, 2017, with vigil prayers immediately following.

The funeral mass was celebrated at St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church in Kincardine at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 31, 2017.

Interment Ripley Cemetery.

Donations to the North Mountain Animal Sanctuary or Spinal Cord Injury Ontario were greatly appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Condolences may be left online at www.mackenzieandmccreath.com.

 

 

REBECCA WILSON

Veteran WWII

Rebecca Welsh Wilson, formerly of Kincardine, passed away at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre - Kincardine, on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at the age of 96.

Beloved wife of the late Reeves Wilson.

Dear mother of Leon Wilson and his friend Nancy Pilcher and Heather Struthers and her husband Doug, all of Kincardine.

Missed by her grandchildren Pam McCurry (Bruce), Tricia Wilson (Kevin Dyck), Jamie Wilson (Shona), Melissa Wilson (Matthew), Ian Struthers (friend Sarah Cook) and Robert Struthers (fiancée Lauren Stephens) and by seven great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents John and Jennie (née Cameron) Sorbie, son Cameron Wilson, daughter-in-law Karen Wilson, sister Bessie Osborne and brothers John Sorbie and Alex Sorbie.

A celebration of Rebecca’s life was held from 1-4 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion - Branch #183 (219 Lambton Street, Kincardine) on Sunday, July 30, 2017 with a Legion memorial service at 1 p.m.

Final resting place: Kincardine Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Knox Presbyterian Church in Kincardine, the Kincardine Hospital Foundation or the Grey Bruce Animal Shelter were appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial available online at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com.