Wednesday, January 21, 2015


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 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.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015


Kathleen “Kathy” Thelma Bannerman (née White) of Kincardine passed away suddenly at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre- Kincardine, on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, in her 75th year.

Beloved wife of Larry Bannerman.

Loving sister of Saundra Armstrong of Balm Beach.

Also survived by her mother-in-law Margaret Slesser of Kincardine, her brother-in-law Don (Marilyn) Bannerman of Kincardine and her sister-in-law Diane Bannerman (Jeff) of Barrie. Cherished by many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her brother-in-law Garnet Armstrong.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

DONALD BURROWS (May 8, 1948 - Dec. 13, 2014)

Donald James Burrows of Elmira passed away peacefully at the Guelph General Hospital on Dec. 13, 2014, at the age of 66 years.

Dear father of Shannon Burrows and her husband Tim Schwartzentruber of Minneapolis, and Roxanne and her husband Kyle Rank of Elmira. Loving grandfather of Sydney and Samuel Schwartzentruber and McKenzie and Charlotte Rank.

Brother of Catherine (Norm), Lauchena (Bob), Ronald (Barb) and Sharon (Dave).

He will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews as well as his friends and members of the Elmira community.

Predeceased by his parents Frank and Elfleda (McPhail) Burrows, and his brothers: John, William, Bruce, Robert, Wayne and Clair.

Cremation has taken place.

A Celebration of Life was held at the Elmira Golf Club at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014.

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.