Wednesday, June 16, 2016

BEVAN COLLINS (May 21, 1948-June 4, 2016)

Bevan William Henry Collins passed away peacefully at home, with family by his side, on June 4, 2016, at the age of 68.


Loving husband and best friend for 45 years to Brenda.


One-of-a-kind dad to Jason, Sean, Ryan and Aaron.


Special son-in-law to Margaret Sachs.


Dear brother to Mervyn (Mary) and Gwyneth (Robert) Farrell.


Predeceased by his parents, Harold and Ian Collins, and his brother Burton (Margaret) Collins.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016


Ernest “Ernie” Evans of Kincardine passed away, with family by his side, at Grey Bruce Health Services - Owen Sound on Thursday, May 19, 2016, at the age of 78.

Beloved husband of Alayne Evans (née Wright). Dear father of Mary-K Hardy (John), Shelley Evans and Angela Evans (Steve Bent). Missed by his granddaughter Quinn Evans. Special Poppa to Jules and Eartha Phorson. Missed by his brothers Jim Evans, Bill Evans (Pat) and Lynn Evans and sister Eueen Emmerton. Fondly remembered by his in-laws Donna Riddick, Kay Small, Judy MacLeod (Eric) and by several nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents Ernest and Kathleen (née Johnson) Evans, sister Frances Duke (Eugene), brother-in-law Ed Emmerton and sister-in-law Mildred Evans.

A celebration of Ernest’s life will take place at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #183- Kincardine from 2-5 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, 2016, with remembrances at 3 p.m.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016


Ann Hughes passed away suddenly, peacefully surrounded by family, at Victoria Hospital in London on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, in her 72nd year.

Beloved wife of Greg Naherne. Cherished mother of Stephanie Hughes-Naherne.

Ann will be remembered by her sisters Marg Metzger, Mary (Bob) Moore and Janet (Jim) Mackey as well as by her treasured nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents, Campbell and Patricia Hughes; and brothers-in-law Bob Metzger and Michael Naherne.

Ann was truly one of a kind and will be missed by her countless friends from the different parts of her life. She loved her cats, was active in her Bruce Beach garden and took joy in sharing stories with family and friends from her prodigious memory. She will be missed.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016


Claudette Sonja May West-Clarke died peacefully at her home, surrounded by her loving family and friends, on Thursday, May 12, 2016.

Predeceased by her parents, Claude and Joyce West; and by her brother Laurence.

She is sadly missed by her beloved and doting husband Claude, to whom she was married for almost 44 years, as well as her sisters Patricia, Faith, Carol and Deborah and her brothers Carl, Earl and Bryan.

Claudette was born in the Parish of Saint Andrew on the lovely island of Jamaica. Her family immigrated to Canada in the early 1960s.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016


Leslie George Hartwick passed away at University Hospital on May 3, 2016, at the age of 92.

Beloved husband of Bernice for 66 years.

Dear father of Wendy (Roger) Nixon and Paul Hartwick.

Cherished grandfather of Nathan, Anisa, Travis, and Chris. Great-grandfather of Haedyn and Isobella.

There will be a private family gathering.

Thoughts and best wishes are appreciated and may be left through the online guestbook at

Arrangements entrusted to Wareing Cremation Services, Tillsonburg; 519-409-5575.



Wednesday, May 4, 2016


Elsie Lillian Lockhart (née Moon) of Port Elgin and formerly of Kincardine passed away peacefully at the age of 92 at the Hanover Care Centre on Sunday, April 24, 2016.

Cherished wife of the late Charles "Bryce" Lockhart.

Loving mother of John Lockhart (Mary Jo Knappett) of Grand Bend, Richard of Toronto and Suzanne MacLean of Paisley.

Dear grandmother of Jody (Norman) Douglas, Kelly (Gary) Amaral, Charlie (Sheena) MacLean and Elsa (Scott) Thompson and great-grandmother of Jeremy, Jason and Jaclyn Core; Wyatt, Bryce and Sophia MacLean; Charlize and Isla Moon Amaral.

Survived by her sister Nancy (Richard) Martyn of Quebec and her sister-in-law Anita Moon of Quebec.

Predeceased by her daughter Linda, parents Stanley and Winnerfred Moon, brother Herbert and son-in-law Roderick MacLean.

A graveside service will take place at the Kincardine Cemetery at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 5, 2016.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016


Richard Bernier, of Hanover and formerly of Paisley, passed away at the Hanover & District Hospital on Saturday, April 16, 2016, in his 92nd year.

Beloved husband of Jane (née Mullen).

Father and stepfather of Dawn of Hanover; Paul (Liz) and Carol, all of Peterborough; Jim of B.C.; Linda (Roberto) of Ayr; Paul of Windsor and Heather (Shane) of Hanover. Grandfather to many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

There will be no visitation.

A memorial service will be held in Paisley in the fall.



"I slept and dreamt that life was joy.

I awoke and saw that life was service.

I acted and behold, service was joy."

Joan Louise Fletcher (née Johnston) passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at Renfrew Victoria Hospital on April 18, 2016, at the age of 80.

Wednesday,April 20,2016


Simone Gertrude Bousquet (née Theroux) of Kincardine passed away at the Southampton Care Centre on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, in her 95th year.

Beloved wife of Paul Bousquet.

Loving mother to Lisa (Dan) Williams of Kitchener, Louise (Gradimir) Clayton-Mrdovic of Milton, Michael Clayton of Kitchener and Trevor Landry of Woodstock. Dear grandmother to Brandon, Sierra, Noah and Violeta.

Cherished sister of Emile (the late Blaise) Theroux of Sherbrooke, Quebec. Survived by Anne, Pierre, and Serge Theroux. Also missed by many other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Predeceased by brothers Roger, Valmore and Julien; Micheline Clayton (Roger) and Lise Theroux.

A special thank you to all the staff at the Southampton Care Centre for all their exceptional care.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016


Anne Anderson, beloved wife of the late Cecil Gardner and Charles Anderson, passed away at Pinecrest Manor in Lucknow on Monday, April 4, 2016, at age 94.

She was born in Aneroid, Saskatchewan on Aug. 5, 1921, to the late Margaret (Wilkes) and Wilfred Quaid.

Dear Mother of Ken (Wendy) Gardner of Point Clark, Charlene (Doug) McEwan of Holyrood and Joan (Bob) Cresswell of Aylmer. Greatly missed by 10 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

Also survived by daughter-in-law Anne Gardner of Point Clark, sister Millie Montgomery of Listowel, brothers John Quaid and Ken "Bud" Quaid, both of Sarnia, sister-in-law Dorothy Anderson of Mount Hope and by several nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by son Ron Gardner and sisters Helen Dickson, Marion DeSilva and Mabel Westlake.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016


Donald Millard Craig of Kincardine passed away, surrounded by family, at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre - Kincardine on Monday, March 28, 2016, in his 87th year.

Beloved husband of Lois Craig (née Gossel).

Loving father of Katherine Gowing (John) of Tiverton, Donna Gander (Geoff) of Sarnia, Kenneth Craig (Nancy) of Kincardine and Anne McBride (George) of Kincardine.

Sadly missed by 14 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and sister-in-law Isabel.

Predeceased by his parents Millard and Mae (Acton) Craig and siblings Arnold, Verna, Jack and Bob.

Visitation was held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, 757 Princes Street, Kincardine from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30, 2016.