Wednesday, December 17, 2014


Margaret Jean Hutton passed away peacefully with family at her side on Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre - Kincardine, in her 87th year.

Loving wife of the late Lloyd Hutton.

Beloved mom of Beverly, Betty (Rod) MacDonald and Lynda (Roy) Leeson. Proud grandma of Shelley (Todd) Ferguson, Gregg (Sarah), Jamie (Riki), Jason (Erin) MacDonald, Lloyd (Ang) and Jeremy Leeson. Great-grandma of nine.

Predeceased by her son Jim.

Margaret Jean and her husband Lloyd started Lloyd Hutton Transport 69 years ago, and she was a proud recipient of the Queen’s Jubilee award for her involvement in the agricultural transportation industry.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014


David Nicolson Hamilton of Kincardine died at his residence on Dec. 2, 2014, in his 78th  year.

Beloved husband of the late Jessie Hamilton (née McLachlan).

Dear father of Lesley Hamilton (Jim Morrison) of Owen Sound, David (Deborah) Hamilton of Kitchener and Alison Hamilton of Bonnyville, Alberta. Cherished by nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Dear brother of Bill (Bonnie) Hamilton and Margaret Goodall, all of Oshawa.

Visitation took place at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home in Kincardine from 1-2 p.m. on  Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014. The funeral service followed at 2 p.m. in the Davey-Linklater Chapel with Rev. Rob Hiscox officiating.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014


John W. Bushell died peacefully at home on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, aged 73 years.

Beloved husband of Alexis (Kehoe) for 44 years.

Father of Todd of Toronto and Adrienne (Rob) Berry. Very special Grandpa (Ga Ga) to Riley.

Brother of Keith of Kincardine and Joy (John) Ackert of Orillia. Uncle to Ryan, Jason and Brenan.

Predeceased by his parents, John Henry and Emily (Collins) Bushell, of Kincardine.

John was a teacher at elementary schools in Bruce Township, Holyrood and Kitchener. He then taught in St. Catharines at Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School and then St. Catharines Collegiate for 26 years.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014


Marjorie Katherine Kelly (née McMenemy) of Kincardine and formerly of Manitouwadge died at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre-Kincardine on Wednesday, Nov.19, 2014, in her 89th year.

Beloved wife of the late Myles Kelly.

Dear mother of Russell (Teresa) Kelly of Vancouver; Daniel Kelly (Carol Desilet) of Manitouwadge; Brian Kelly (Edwina “Casey” Weichert) of R.R. #2, Tiverton; Marjorie Bell of Kincardine; and Linda Hunt of Kincardine.

Sadly missed by her grandchildren: Angie (Ron), Kim, Trista (Jason), Myles and Mike (Krista) and by her great-grandchildren: Caleb, Logan, Taylor, Talia, Katherine, Meah and Monica.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014


Amanda Jane Alexander (née Ball) of Kincardine passed away peacefully at her home, at age 50.

Beloved wife of Darryl Alexander.


Dear mother of Katrina Smiley (Mike Crossley), Natasha Smiley and R.J. Smiley and step-mother of Toben (Jinni) Alexander, Niki Alexander and Canaan Alexander (Martine Genier).  Loved daughter of Bob and Rita (Gulliver) Ball of Kincardine.


Sadly missed by her brother Steve Ball of Kincardine and her nephews, Ryan and Adam Ball.  Amanda will be missed by her loving companions: Tawny, Kitten, Pookie and Widget.


Wednesday, November 12, 2014


Many people dream of angels, we held one in our arms.


It is with great sorrow we announce the passing of Blayre Cassidy Bernard, who earned her wings on Oct. 26, 2014. She was 9lbs 8oz.


Left to mourn the loss of their cherished daughter are her parents Steve and Brandie Bernard and her big brother Colton.


Wednesday, October 22, 2014

OVERHOLT COOPER (March 19, 1932 - Oct. 15, 2014)

It is with sadness that the family of Jean Marie Cooper announce her passing on Oct.15, 2014, peacefully at the Wingham & District Hospital.

Forever remembered by her devoted and loving husband Gerald Cooper, her son Jamie (Liz) Overholt, and daughters Kathy (Al) McCarrel and Kim (Murray) McCarrel.

Dear “Nan” to Jesse Cooper, Kara Ross, Lisa Ransome, Meagan McCarrel and Michelle McCarrel. Great-grandma to Ali, Addison, Mercedes and Lily.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014


Conrad "Danny" Danvers of Kincardine passed away at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre-Kincardine, on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in his 76th year.


Beloved husband of Agnes Danvers (née Carson).


Dear father of Danella (Bill) Smith of Fergus, Serena Docherty of Ottawa and Iain (Julie) Danvers of Elmira. Sadly missed by his six grandchildren.


Loved brother of Jill (David) Cowans of Australia. Also survived by his brother-in-law, Jim Hamilton of Glasgow, Scotland.


Predeceased by his sister Margaret Kirk.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014


Mervyn Culbert of Ripley passed away at the Kincardine Hospital on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in his 80th year.

Beloved husband of Catherine Culbert (Davis).

Father of Joan (Richard) Helm of Burlington and Linda (Carl) Guse of Ripley. Also greatly missed by five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Predeceased by his parents Bill and Valeria Culbert.

Visitation was held at the MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home in Ripley from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.  The funeral service will be conducted from the chapel at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 with Pastor Ken Craig officiating.

Interment Ripley Cemetery.

Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014


Shirley Leola MacDougall (née Pearce) of Kincardine died at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre-Kincardine, on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in her 84th year.


Beloved wife of the late Ivan MacDougall.


Dear mother of Joan (Rick) Denomy, Jim (Tracy) MacDougall and John (Janice) MacDougall, all of Chesley; and Janet (Bill) Hatten of Keady. Cherished grandmother of 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.