Obituaries

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

CLARENCE CERSON

Clarence Ernest Cerson of Kincardine passed away at Trillium Court in Kincardine on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in his 90th year.

Beloved husband of the late Jean Cerson (née Thompson) (2013).

Dear father of Lynda Cerson of Kincardine, Janet and Harold Kennedy of Stouffville,  Barbara Cerson of Wakefield, Quebec, Heather and Terry McClinchey of London, Julie and Ron Phair of Kincardine, Casey and Brenda Cerson of Perth and Greg Cerson of Toronto.

Sadly missed by his grandchildren: Jay Shewfelt, Janette McGee, Jill Shewfelt, Jody Simmons, Kyle Kennedy, Wes Cerson, Dylan Cerson, Danielle Sutton, Michelle Hanlon, Matt McClinchey, Seana Cerson and Bailey Nenes and by eleven great-grandchildren. Loving brother of Helen (Allan) Irwin of Ripley and sister-in-law Melva Cerson of Galt. Missed by several nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his brothers Alvin and Earl.


Wednesday, March 18, 2015

JUNE INKSTER

June Ellen Inkster (née Hall) of Kincardine passed away at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre-Kincardine, on Monday, March 9, 2015, at the age of 72 years.

Beloved wife of Bill Inkster.

Dear mother of Bill (Barbara) Inkster of Maple Ridge, British Columbia, and Steve (Julie) Inkster of New Hamburg. Much loved grandmother of Tia, Caiden and Kyla.

Cherished sister of Lorne Hall of London, Marilyn (Gord) Ryan of Kincardine and Carol (Bruce) MacKenzie of Tiverton; and sister-in-law of Gwyn Hall of Lucknow.

Predeceased by her brother Jim Hall and her sister-in-law Rosemarie Hall.

Memorial donations to the Parkinson Society or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial available online at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com.


Wednesday, March 11, 2015

ALAN GORMAN

Alan "Al" James Gorman of Kincardine passed away suddenly at London Health Sciences Centre-University Hospital on Monday, March 2, 2015, in his 62nd year.

Beloved father of Jeff Gorman and Kelly Gorman, both of Kincardine, and Karly Gorman (Kate Tukendorf) of Port Hope. Sadly missed by his grandchildren, Cole and Ryan Taylor.

Dear brother of Tricia Bissett-Peterson (Dennis) and Lynn Gorman-Tokarski. Sadly missed by his nephews.

Visitation was held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home in Kincardine, on Saturday, March 7, 2015, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

A celebration of Al's life took place from 3-6 p.m. at the Kincardine Legion on Saturday, March 7, 2015.

Spring interment Kincardine Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the London Health Sciences Foundation’s Multi-Organ Transplant Program would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.


Wednesday, March 4, 2015

DONALD GRAHAM (July 19, 1948 - Feb. 18, 2015)

With sadness for all who knew him, the day came to say goodbye, for now, to a very soft-hearted husband, father, friend, grandpa, brother-in-law, cousin and uncle, Donald “Danny” Angus Graham of Kincardine on Feb. 18, 2015.

Beloved husband of Mary Rose Graham.

Dear father of Paul and his wife Laura. Wonderful grandpa of Max, Madeleine and Xavier.

Danny will be missed by his shipmates of 40 years, having sailed the Great Lakes as a day man, marine oiler and engine room assistant. He could tell story after story of his travels, all of which ended with some fun and wit.

He shared his love of music with all who knew him - Blues being at the top of his list. He was a welder and an artist, creating some magnificent work.


Wednesday, February 25, 2015

SHARON ARNOLD

Sharon Elizabeth Arnold  (née Humphreys) of Lurgan Beach passed away peacefully at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre-Kincardine, on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, in her 72nd year.  Beloved wife of Bill Arnold.

Dear mother of Cindy (Jamie) Emmerton of Shanty Bay, Judy (Jeff) Fuller of Kincardine, and Morley Arnold and George (Amanda) Arnold, all of St. Catharines. Sadly missed by her grandchildren: Mikayla and Gracyn Emmerton, Chelsea and Sophia Fuller, Oren, Wyatt, Dallas, Abigail and Haley Arnold.

Loved sister of Eldon (Carol) Humphreys of Guelph.

Predeceased by her parents, Ralph and Norma (Gordon) Humphreys; and her first husband, Elmer Percy (1976).

A celebration of Sharon's life will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion - Branch 183 Kincardine, on Saturday, May 9, 2015, from 1-4 p.m. A time of remembrance will be held at 2 p.m.

Interment Kincardine Cemetery.


Wednesday, February 11, 2015

CARLENE BAKER

Carlene Diane Baker (née Bishop) passed away suddenly on Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, at her residence in Port Rowan, in her 75th year.

Beloved wife of Frank Baker, whom she married on April 18, 1959.

Loving mother of Cheryl and her husband Doug Johnston of Mossley, and Daryl Baker of Port Elgin.

She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren: Bobbie-Rose, Rebecca and Brock, Billy, Dustin and Scott, and by her great-grandchildren: Ayden, Austin and Mackenzie.

Predeceased by her parents Carl and Margaret (Carlson) Bishop and by her brother Tom Bishop.

Visitation was held at the Jeffrey W. Glendinning Funeral Home, 36 Front Street, Port Rowan from 9:30-11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. The memorial service followed at 11:15 a.m. in the Clark Chapel of the funeral home with a reception afterwards in the clubhouse at the Villages of Long Point Bay.


Wednesday, February 4, 2015

JIM CAMPBELL

Malcolm James "Jim" Campbell, formerly of Owen Sound, passed away at the Meaford Long-Term Care Centre, on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in his 71st year.

Dear father of Sharilyn (Brian) Clowes of Mildmay.

Loved brother of Don (Marlene) Campbell of Inverhuron; and Norm Campbell of R.R. #3, Port Elgin. Sadly missed by his nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents, Howard and Minnie (Schmidt) Campbell; and by his sister-in-law Jean Campbell.

Visitation will be held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, 757 Princes Street, Kincardine, on Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, from 12 noon until the funeral service at 1 p.m., with Rev. Jeanette Fleischer officiating.

Spring interment Tiverton Cemetery.


Wednesday, Junuary 28, 2015

GEORGE CAMERON

George "Ivan" Cameron of Kincardine passed away at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre-Kincardine, on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, in his 85th year.

Sadly missed by his wife Betty Cameron (née MacDougall) of 65 years; and by his daughters Cheryl Cameron (Hansen-Inglis) of Kincardine and Vicky (Jim) Guzi of Florida.  Sadly missed by his granddaughters: Christine Hansen, Sarah Creary and Virgina Farral.

Loved brother of Joyce Nicholls of Toronto, Nancy (Gille) Parrot of Mexico and Ron (Luana) Cameron of Sarnia. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents, George and Emily (King) Cameron; and his son Bruce Allen Cameron (1996).


Wednesday, January 21, 2015

JUDITH KNICKERBOCKER

Judith “Judy” Mary Patricia Knickerbocker (née Nichols) of Kincardine and formerly of London passed away suddenly at London Health Sciences Centre-University Hospital on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, in her 74th year.

Beloved mother of Scott Marshall of Kincardine and Samantha Marshall (Nelson Montanino) of Miami Beach, Florida. Cherished grandma of Aaron and Daniel Marshall.

Adored sister of Tim Nichols of Malaga, Spain.

Widow of the late Earl Knickerbocker.

Judy moved to Kincardine eight years ago to be close to her son Scott, and became an integral part of the community through her work in the theatre guild and as a volunteer tai chi instructor.

An avid animal lover, she also spent time fostering kittens and socializing cats at the Humane Society of London, where she lived for decades after emigrating from England in 1963.


Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015

DOROTHY BLANEY

Dorothy Marie Blaney (née Lamka) of Lorne Beach died at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre - Kincardine on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, in her 87th year.

Dear mother of Gloria (David) Williams of Lorne Beach.

Predeceased by her daughter Janet Brunskill.

Loved grandmother of Karen, Kim, Chris, Blayne and Bryan and great-grandmother of Kalli, Sean, Kaylee, Alicia and Kayleb.

Predeceased by her brothers, Jack, Cliff, Edgar, Donald and Leonard. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held from 7-9 p.m. at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home in Kincardine on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015.

The funeral service was held at the Kincardine Baptist Church at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, with Pastor Kenneth Craig and Rev. David William officiating. Serving as pallbearers were David Williams, Blayne Williams, Bryan Williams, Ken Frook, Mark Lemont and Scott Lemont.