Nov. 18, 2009

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Obituary

PERCY BONNETT

Percy Bonnett, of Tiverton, died at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre-Kincardine, on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009, in his 83rd year. 

Beloved husband of the late Margaret Bonnett (née Sieffert)  (1996). 

Dear father of Kathryn Morgan (Wayne Swann); Donna (Dave) Dunlop; Kenny (Tracey) Bonnett; Louise (Dale) Pollock; David Bonnett (Christi Broderick); Janice (Doug) Woods; Jeff Bonnett (David Scott). 

Sadly missed by his grandchildren: Jamie (Leanne) Morgan, Corey Morgan, Adam, Brandon, Dane and Bayley Dunlop, Garrett Bonnett, Samantha (Troy) Elliott, Luke and Carly Woods, MacKenzie and Grace Bonnett; and by great-grandchildren: Drake, Emma, Meg, Braeden and Jack Morgan and Jack Elliott. 

Loving brother of Rita Flett; and brother-in-law of Mildred Bonnett and Judy Sieffert (Fred Windis). 

Predeceased by his son Lawrence, his granddaughter Alison, brothers Les and Eldon Bonnett, and brother-in-law Jim Flett. 

Visitation was held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine on Saturday. Nov. 7, 2009  from 3-8 p.m. The funeral service was held in the chapel at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 8, 2009, with Rev. Don Harry officiating.

Pallbearers were: Jamie and Corey Morgan; Adam, Brandon and Dane Dunlop; Garrett and Mackenzie Bonnett; and Luke Woods.

Flower bearers were: Carly Woods; Grace Bonnett; Samantha Elliott; Emma Morgan; and Bayley Dunlop.

Interment Port Bruce Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Kincardine Hospital Foundation or Community Living - Kincardine and District would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial available on-line at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com.

 

ALFREDO GALLINA

Alfredo (Freddy) Primo Gallina passed away peacefully, on Sunday, Nov. 8, 2009 at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre - Kincardine, in his 85th year.

Fred was the beloved husband of Linda (Toneguzzo) for 61 years.

He was a dedicated and respected father and loved by Paula Vadori (Frank), Tom Gallina (Judy), Jerry Gallina (Gail), Jim Gallina (Anna), Jeannette Young (Ken), Marilyn Gallina (Steve Kerr), Brenda Unsworth (Wayne), and Dan Gallina (Lynda). 

He was the most admired, adored and legendary Nonno of 25 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Fred wore many hats in his lifetime and was well-known and respected by the community. He was the owner of the Forty-Five Restaurant, The Towne Coffee Shop and Primo's Pizza in Guelph and The Blue Water Drive Inn. He was a chef at the Bruce Nuclear Power Development in Kincardine. He was one of the founding members of the Italian Canadian Club in Guelph, and was a member for 58 years. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and Saint Anthony's Parish in Kincardine. Fred enjoyed tending to his grape vines, gardening and manicuring his bocce alley.

A Funeral Mass was held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009 at Sacred Heart Parish, Guelph. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Kincardine Hospital Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine. Portrait and memorial available on-line at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com.

 

JOHN OSBORNE

John Tindall Osborne, of Tiverton, died at his residence, on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009, in his 62nd year. 

Father of Richard (Andrea) Osborne, of R.R. 5, Mildmay; and Steve Osborne, of Lucknow. Grandfather of Tyler Weale (Amanda), and Ashley, Matthew, Bryce and Brooke Osborne. 

Loved brother of Jim (Marilyn) Osborne, of Kincardine; and Edith (Charles) Smith, of Ripley.  Sadly missed by his nieces and nephews, especially his nephew Dave Smith. 

Visitation was held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine, on Friday, Nov. 6, 2009, from 12 noon until the time of the funeral service at 1 p.m., with Rev. Don Harry officiating.  Interment Kincardine Cemetery

Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation were appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial available on-line at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com.

 

TONI THIELMAN

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Toni Thielman,in her 66th year, on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009 at the home of her daughter and surrounded by family. 

Toni was a strong, amazing woman; an adventurer, intellectual, teacher, writer and most of all a loving mother, daughter, sister, aunt, grandmother-to-be and friend. 

Toni will be sadly missed by her sons Justin and Darrin Thielman; daughter Alison Thielman, son-in-law Jarrod Lynn and grandchild-to-be; as well as by her sister Nicholle and brother-in-law Gerry Loney; brother Peter and sister-in-law Carol Thielman; niece Angela Minard; nephews Daniel Loney, Jason Loney, Derek Thielman, Ryan Thielman and Devon Thielman, along with their families.

She will also be missed by her wonderful friends and colleagues from Kincardine District Secondary School, writer groups and more. 

She chose to "boldly go" through life and take the roads less travelled. 

A memorial service was held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009

In lieu of flowers or as a tribute to Toni Thielman, memorial donations may be made on-line at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com or by mail to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.

Portrait and memorial available on-line at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com.