Nov. 25, 2009

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Obituary

ROSS BARNEWALL

Ross Barnewall, beloved husband of Doris Barnewall (Hames) of Blair’s Grove and formerly of Brampton, passed away at the Kincardine Hospital on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009, in his 80th year. 

 

He was born on Dec. 6, 1929 in Osnabruck Centre, Ontario to the late Harold and Elsie (Dignan) Barnewall. 

 

Greatly missed by his children; Rosalind (Jean-Guy) Ranger, of Brampton; and Ross Barnewall, also of Brampton; as well as by four grandchildren: Melodie Ranger-Bangs, Justin Ranger, Todd Barnewall and Brandon Barnewall; and five great grandchildren: Jonathan Ranger, Sidney Bangs, Jennifer Ranger, Sophie Bangs and Travis Bangs. 

 

Also survived by siblings: Marion Hosack, of Chatham; Barbara Cunningham, of Essex; Ruth Verhulst, of Toronto; Newton Barnewall, of Elliott Lake;and David Barnewall, of Kingsville

 

Predeceased by brother Bryce Barnewall, and sisters Betty Mathews and Carol Towns.

 

The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. at the MacKenzie and McCreath Funeral Home, Ripley, on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009, with visitation for one hour prior. Rev. R. Hiscox officiated. 

 

Interment Ripley Cemetery

 

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Diabetes Association were greatly appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Memorial available on-line at www.mackenzieandmccreath.com.

 

HAROLD HOLLAND

Harold Edward Holland, of Tiverton, died at his residence, on Monday, Nov. 16, 2009, in his 61st year. 

Dear father of Jeff Holland (fiancée Jenn Anderson), of Oshawa; and Jamie (Laurie) Holland of Mildmay.

 

Cherished grandfather of Desiree, Capri, Kayla, Mariah, Brandan and Bianca. 

Loved brother of Jack Holland, of Petersburg; and Ken (Cathy) Holland, of Daytona Beach, Florida

Former husband of Lois Arnold, of Barrie

Visitation was held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009. A private family funeral was held on Friday, Nov. 20, 2009, with Rev. Rob Hiscox officiating. 

Interment Kincardine Cemetery

Pallbearers were: Garry Quinn, Ken Holland, Bob Arnold and Art Stanley. Honourary pallbearer was Mike Vanderlee.

 

Memorial donations to the Bruce County Heritage Association or a charity of choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial available online at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com

FREDERICK KIRBY

Frederick William Kirby, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009 at the Kincardine Hospital, in his 82nd year.

Beloved husband and best friend of Sylvia Heimbecker-Kirby. 

He is fondly remembered by his sister, Florence Gale; his niece Karen Finnigan, and nephew Bob Gale. 

Frederick was an educator, retiring from George Brown College where he held the position of Associate Registrar. He was an avid member of the Bruce Amateur Radio Club, the Kincardine Flying Club and Men of the Trees. He was a concerned humanitarian and supporter of Amnesty International, Canadian Friends of Burma and the Canadian Civil Liberties Association. 

A service celebrating  Frederick’s life was held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 20, 2009 at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. West, Kitchener, (519-745-9495). 

Interment Memory Gardens

 

Memorial donations may be made to Amnesty International or to a charity of one's choice. Shared memories and condolences are available online at www.ratzbechtelfuneralhome.com

 

 

BARBARA PAQUETTE

Barbara E. Paquette (Roots), beloved wife of the late Donald L. Paquette of Ripley, passed away at the Kincardine Hospital on Wednesday, Nov.18, 2009, in her 85th year.  She was born in London, England on Jan. 22, 1925, to the late William and Rosemary (Hillman) Roots. 

 

Dear mother of Donald (Janet) Paquette, of Kincardine; Terry (June) Paquette, of Ripley; Jim Paquette, of Lucan; Janice (Robin) Matchett, of Kincardine; and Philip (Cathy) Paquette, of Bayfield. 

 

Also greatly missed by 12 grandchildren: Shawn (Cherie) Paquette, of Cambridge; Angela (Larry) Jones, of Lucan; Kerri-Lynn (Keith) Pollock, of Ripley; Michelle (Dave) Elliott, of Ripley; Suzanne (Steve) Nicholson, of Ripley; Katelyn and Andrew Paquette, both of Lucan; Andrea and Jeff Matchett, both of Kincardine; Adrienne Paquette (Mike James), of London; and Carlie and Lindsay Paquette, both of Bayfield. Also great grandmother of Mathew, Amanda, Madison, Parker, Kennydi, Kailey and Gavin. 

 

Predeceased by brother Terry Roots. 

 

Barbara will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother whose main concern was the well-being of her family. She was a life member of the Ripley Legion Auxiliary and enjoyed the camaraderie of all the members. 

 

The family would like to thank the nursing staff at the Kincardine Hospital Palliative Care Unit, and also the staff at RVilla Retirement Home and Marina Cameron for the compassion and special care they gave Barbara over the years.

 

Visitation was held at the MacKenzie and McCreath Funeral Home, Ripley from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 20, 2009 with a Legion Auxiliary Service held at 6:45 p.m. The funeral service was held from the chapel on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Jim Weir officiating. 

 

Interment Ripley Cemetery

 

Donations to the Ripley Legion Auxiliary were greatly appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial available on-line at www.mackenzieandmccreath.com.

 

 

JOHN STEPHENS

John Byers Stephens, of Kincardine, died at the Grey Bruce Health Services-Owen Sound, on Friday, Nov. 20, 2009 in his 85th year. 

He was born on Sept. 11, 1925 in Litchfield, Quebec to the late William and Bella (Brown) Stephens.

Beloved husband of Ida Stephens (née Mayhew). Dear father of Ron (Ardis) Stephens, Donna Coughlan, Gail (Brian) MacKay, and Karen (Greg) McDonald, all of Kincardine. 

Loving poppy of Alysia (Keith) Foulds, Blaine (Nadia) Farrell, Kristen (Jamie) Brown, Amanda Riggin, Jamie Brown, Blair Farrell, and Leahanne MacKay. 

 

Loved brother of Roy (Joan) Stephens, Lawson Stephens and Willie Stephens. 

Predeceased by his grand-daughter Cherie. Also predeceased by brothers Dan, Clarence, Elwin, and Sydney and sisters Annie and Mabel. 

Visitation was held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine on Monday, Nov. 23, 2009,  from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service was held at the Lighthouse Fellowship Baptist Church, Kincardine at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009, with Rev. Eric Watson officiating. 

Pallbearers were: Ron Stephens, Brian MacKay, Greg McDonald, Jamie Brown, Claude Wiggermann and Doug Sorbara.

Flower bearers were: Kristen Brown, Alysia Foulds, Amanda Riggin and Leahanne MacKay.

Interment Kincardine Cemetery

Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Arthritis Society or the Lighthouse Fellowship Baptist Church as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial available on-line at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com.