Sept. 30, 2009

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Obituary

HELEN MacKAY

Helen MacKay (née Johnston), of Kincardine, died peacefully at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre - Kincardine, on Monday, Sept. 21, 2009, in her 94th year. 

Beloved wife of the late Archie MacKay. 

 

Dear mother of Beverley and her husband Jim of Toronto. 

Sadly missed by her nieces and nephews. 

Predeceased by her brothers: Eddie, Leonard, Ken and Stewart Johnston; and her sisters: Margaret "Peg" McIntyre, Thelma Goodwin and Grace Borland. 

Visitation was held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine, on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., from where the funeral service was held in the chapel on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2009 at 1 p.m., with Rev. Susan Samuel officiating.

Pallbearers were: Jim and Graham Strachan, Johnny Johnston, Dave Goodwin, Gerry Shipp and Rossie MacKay.

Flower bearers were Erin and Elan Strachan.

Interment Kincardine Cemetery

Memorial donations to the Kincardine Hospital Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial on-line at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com.

 

 

DONALD MAUS

Donald Stuart Maus, of Kincardine, passed away at the Southampton Care Centre on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2009, in his 81st year. 

He was born on May 5, 1929, in Ayr.

Beloved husband of Suzanne Maus (née Fielding) for 54 years. 

Much loved father of Kathy (Jim) Stevenson, of Barrie; Ann (Rob) Miller, of Point Clark; John (Carol) Maus, of Tara; and Barb Maus (Brian Hines), of Chatsworth. Also cherished by eight grandchildren: Michael Stanley; Katelyn, Laura and Sean Stevenson; Jordan (Ashley) and Zack Miller; and Codey, Bryn, Nick and Joe Maus. 

He is also survived by sisters Elizabeth Maus, of Hamilton; and Jean McGugan, of Strathroy; and sisters-in-law: Lil Maus and Cathy Fielding. 

Predeceased by his daughter Dorothy Lynne; grandsons Mathew Stanley Stevenson and Joel Miller; brothers John, Doug and Hugh; and sisters Agnes, Margaret and Frances. 

Don was a member of the Kincardine United Church, Probus Club and the Masons. He was a former volunteer driver for the Cancer Society and for Meals on Wheels, and past president of the Kincardine Curling Club. He thoroughly enjoyed 41 years as a farmer and cattle drover, considering his clients to be among his best friends. In 1956, he moved from Ayr to Bruce County, farming initially in partnership with his father and brothers. Known for his sharp wit, he was terribly fond of family and friends, and especially appreciated all of their support during recent times, as his health declined. 

Visitation was held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine,  on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 1-3 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service was held at the Kincardine United Church on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2009 at 2 p.m., with Rev. Don Harry officiating. 

Pallbearers were Michael Stanley, Jordan Miller; Codey, Bryn and Nick Maus; and Zack Miller. Honourary pallbearers were: Lorne Robinson, John Matheson, Gordon White, Bert Elliott and Bill Scott.

Flower bearers were: Sean, Katelyn and Laura Stevenson, and Joe Maus.

Interment Kincardine Cemetery

Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Don may consider the Kincardine Hospital or the Kincardine United Church. Portrait and memorial on-line at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com.

 

 

RALPH POLLOCK

Ralph Garnet Pollock, of R. R. 1, Kincardine, died at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre-Kincardine on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009, in his 82nd year. 

Sadly missed by many friends, neighbours and cousins. 

Predeceased by his parents Charles and Mary Ann (née Haug); brothers Arthur (in the Second World War) and Norval Pollock; and a sister-in-law Margaret Pollock. 

Visitation was held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2009.

Private family funeral service. 

Memorial donations to Bethel United Church, the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Kincardine Hospital Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial on-line at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com.

 

 

FREDA PRICE

Freda Beatrice Price, of Tiverton, died at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre-Kincardine on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009, at the age of 87 years. 

Loving mother of Delia (Dale) Andersen, of Calgary; Margaret Traynor, of Kincardine; Irene (Marc) Mosnier, of Ottawa; and Linda (Doug) Peebles, of R. R. 2, Tiverton. 

Loving grandmother of Michelle Andersen-Kay (Clifford Kay), Nicole (Larry) Puglise, Blair (Ruth) Andersen, Mary Lou (Eddie) Amaral, Lisa Brown, Valerie (Stef) Wolvaardt, Michael Mosnier, Andrea (Kurt) Wilson-Peebles, Erin Peebles, Andrew Peebles (Heather Whaling), Richard Peebles (Christine Roy), and to eight great grandchildren and one great great grandson.  Predeceased by her husband Stanley Price, and a son-in-law Donald Traynor. 

The funeral service was held at 1 p.m. at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine on Tuesday Sept. 29, 2009, with Pastor Kenneth Craig officiating. 

Interment Port Bruce Cemetery. 

Memorial donations to the Parkinson Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial on-line at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com.

DON ROBERTSON 

James Donald “Don” Robertson, of Lucknow, died Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009, at Pinecrest Manor, at the age of 87. 

He was the beloved husband of the late Gladys “Tiny” Robertson (MacDonald). 

Born in Huron Township, on Feb. 12, 1922, to the late James Robertson and M. Elizabeth (Campbell), Don was a farmer near Purple Grove, and a fiddler his whole life, and was a devoted caregiver to many. He will be sadly missed by several generations of nieces and nephews, and his sister-in-law Fern MacDonald of Ripley. 

Predeceased by his siblings: Margaret Robertson, Martha Houston, Calvin Robertson, Dorothy Collins, Kenneth Robertson, and infant sister Rosella Robertson. 

Visitation was held at the MacKenzie and McCreath Funeral Home, Lucknow from 2-4 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009 and on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2009 for one hour prior to the funeral service which was held at 2 p.m. with the Rev. P. Kinsman officiating. MaryLou Raynard was the organist, and Richard and Laurine Madge were the vocalists. 

Interment followed at Ripley Cemetery

Pallbearers were: Harold Nicholson, Don Reid, Paul Murray, Gayle Haldenby, Randy Collins, and David Collins. Honourary pallbearers included: Don Bushell, Stewart Lane, Murray Ribey, and George Harris.

 

Donations to the Lucknow Presbyterian Church, or the Purple Grove Community Centre were appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portait and memorial online at www.mackenzieandmccreath.com