Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Butters, William “Bill” Wesley, of Kincardine, passed away at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre – Kincardine, on Thursday, May 14, 2015, in his 82nd year.

Survived by his best friend and wife Jewel Butters (née Lealess) of 57 years.  Dear father of Paul Butters of Point Clark, Jayne (Stig) Lassen of Saugeen Shores and Neil (Christel) Butters of Campbellcroft.  Fondly remembered by his special grandchildren Leanna and Emily Butters of Willowdale. He will be missed by Julia Maturi.  Loved brother-in-law to Gwen (Earl) Roney and Ruby (Robert) Roney, all of Dublin, Bryce (Shirley) Lealess of Beamsville, Wray (Bonnie) Lealess of Fullarton, Dorothy Lealess of Parkhill, Margaret Lealess of Strathroy and William Smith of Clinton.  Predeceased by his brothers-in-law, Eric and Ivan Lealess and his sisters-in-law, Viola Webster and Susann Smith.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015


Elma Margaret Dryden (née Daniel) of Tiverton died at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre-Kincardine on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in her 92nd year.

Loving wife of the late Norman Dryden.

Dear mother of Katharine and Hugh Watt of Listowel, Norma and Dick Smith of Erie Beach, Bill and Dawn Dryden of Nanaimo, B.C., and Betty and Dorne Fitzsimmons of Tiverton.

Survived and lovingly remembered by her grandchildren: Brad Watt, Julianne Paine (Todd), Aislinn Bissenden (Ryan), Bri Dryden, Rob Fitzsimmons, Amy Fitzsimmons and grandson-in-law David Harding. Great-grandma to Stacey Harding, Curtis Harding (LeAnne Deniet), Morgan Paine, Kate Paine, Jayse Bissenden and Myla Bissenden.

Dear sister of Arnetta Sisson of Orillia and Ken Daniel of Port Hope. Elma will be deeply missed by many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her sister Helen Chalmers, granddaughter Lisa Harding and grandson Rhys Dryden.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015



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, Morley Arnold and George (Amanda) Arnold, all of St. Catharines.


Wednesday, April 29, 2015


Joyce Eileen McEwan (née Arnold) of Kincardine died at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre-Kincardine on Saturday, April 18, 2015, in her 84th year.

Beloved wife of the late of James "Jim" McEwan.

Dear mother of Jamie (Barbara) of Toronto, Ken (Marian) of Chatham and Sandy of Calgary, Alberta. Loving grandmother of Ian, Colin, Sarah, Brett and James.

Predeceased by her brother Gordon Arnold, her brother-in-law Donald McEwan and his wife Mabel and her sister-in-law Jean and her husband Jack White.

Visitation was held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home in Kincardine from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, April 24, 2015.

The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 25, 2015, at the Kincardine United Church with Rev. Don Harry officiating. Serving as pallbearers were Ian, Colin, Brett, James, Bob and Doug McEwan. The flower bearer was Sarah McEwan.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015


Katherine “Kay” Fraser, beloved wife of the late Glen Fraser, passed away at her residence in Emmerton Beach, on Saturday, April 11, 2015, at age 88.

She was born in Kincardine Township on Sept. 24, 1926, to the late Ada (Colwell) and John Farrell.

Beloved wife of the late Glen Fraser.

Dear mother of David Fraser of Ripley and Lori (Rick) Zieba of Mississauga. Greatly missed by her grandchildren Heather (Kyle) Haller, Stephanie Campbell (Chris Widdop), and Dane, Anthony and Deanne Zieba and by great-grandchildren Faith and Riley.

Also survived by sister Ethel (John) Nother of Acton.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015


Richard “Dick” Patrick Colwell of Kincardine passed away peacefully with his family by his side at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre-Kincardine, on Sunday, April 5, 2015, in his 95th year.

Beloved husband of Mary “Lil” Colwell (née Brannon).

Dear father of Terry (Bonnie) Colwell and Steve (Gladys) Colwell, all of Kincardine.

Cherished grandad of Samantha Colwell-Castles (John Castles), Scott (Marissa) Colwell, Jason (Laura) Colwell, Dan Colwell (Sheila Thede), Kerry Colwell (Terry Weber) and Terra Colwell and great-grandad of Sammy, Flynn, Ahleigha, Alexa, Jennika, Jamieson, Jannessa, Jaiella, Taylor, Lauren, Jessie, D.J., Brittney, Victoria, Caitlin and Alexis.

Loved brother of Terrance (Pansy) Colwell of Newent, England. Sadly missed by his nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his son Robert, and his brother Robert (Lisa) Colwell.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015


Marjorie Jean Lawrie (née MacKinnon) died peacefully at Grey Bruce Health Services -Southampton with family by her side on Thursday, April 2, 2015, in her 95th year.

Loving wife of Thomas Lawrie.

Beloved mom of Bob and his wife Lucille, Ann and her husband Bill Kulik, Ken and his wife Gwen, and Sheila.

Proud Grandma of Brad (Kate), Greg (Trina), Joel, Tavis (Devon), Lawrie (Julio) and Erinn; Great Grandma of Madison, Abigail, Elizabeth, Robert, Matthew, Rylan, Requel and Liam.

Dear sister of Mary Cameron and Kate Alexander. Dear sister in-law of Elizabeth Brown, Marion Ellis and Betty MacKinnon. Marjorie will be deeply missed by her many nieces and nephew.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015


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 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

Wednesday, March 11, 2015


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.