Obituaries

ALEX STEWART

 

Alex Leslie Stewart, beloved husband of the late Laurena May Lowry, passed away on Oct. 31, 2018, at the age of 87.

 

He was born on the family homestead at Glenavon, Saskatchewan, on Dec. 19, 1930, to Fern (Larrett) and Thomas Stewart. One of 11 children born into a loving and close-knit family, he was affectionately called Ike by his mother and spent his childhood in his father’s shadow.

 

In 1938, the family relocated to Kinloss, Ontario, during the Great Depression to be closer to other family members.

 


JEAN MILNE

 

Jean Cairns Milne (née Aitken) of Kincardine passed away at the Southampton Care Centre on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, in her 95th year.

 

Beloved wife of the late John Alexander “Sandy” Milne (1986).

 

Cherished mother of Cathy Milne of Kincardine and David Milne (Gloria Jean Nagy) of Ottawa.

 

Loving grandmother of Melanie and Margaret.

 


KRIS LOWRY

 

Kris Lowry of Huron Township died suddenly on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, at age 45.

 

Loving father of Paige Lowry.

 

Cherished son of Wayne and Patt (née Harrison) Lowry of Huron Township.

 

Dear brother of Greg Lowry of Ripley. Special uncle to Liam and Olivia Lowry.

 


MARY PEDDIE

March 20, 1922 – Oct. 22, 2018

 

It is with great sadness that we announce the loss of our mother, Mary Gwendoline Peddie, who has gone to be with her husband and the love of her life, Frederick Joseph.

 

She leaves behind her four children: David, Carolyn, Barry and Gail; 14 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

 


KEVIN LAMONT

 

Kevin Garfield Lamont of Tiverton passed away on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, at the age of 65.

 

Loving husband of Darlene Lamont (née Ransome).

 

Missed by his children Alicia (Justin) Lamont, Laura Williams, Lucas (Melonie) Lamont and Douglas Williams.

 

Beloved grandfather of Jarred, Abbey, Aidan, Zora and Katie.

 


IRENE GOWING

 

Agnes “Irene” Gowing (née Curle) of Tiverton passed away with family by her side on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in her 91st year.

 

Beloved wife of the late Howard Gowing.

 

Loving mother of John (Katherine) Gowing of Tiverton.

 

Devoted Nana of Susan Gowing of Durham, Andrew (Rowan) Gowing of Ottawa and Leanne Gowing of Tiverton.

 


JEAN GILCHRIST

 

Margaret Jean Gilchrist (née Lamont) died peacefully with family by her side at Huron Shores Hospice in Tiverton on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in her 90th year.

 

Beloved wife of the late Ron Gilchrist, who predeceased her in May 2016.

 

Loving mother of Brian Gilchrist and his wife Margie, Carol Woods and her husband Bruce and Barbara Laverock and her husband Tom.

 


ELETTA AITKEN

 

Mary “Eletta” Aitken of Ripley and formerly of Kincardine passed away peacefully at her home in RVilla in Ripley on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, at the age of 100.

 

Beloved wife of the late Stuart Aitken (2014).

 

Cherished mother of Vera (Frank) Lappano of St. Catharines, Rev. Bruce Aitken of Bracebridge, Ferne (Wes) Abell of Dunkeld and Clark (MaryLynne) Aitken of McKay’s Corners and mother-in-law of Gary Schaus of Clifford.

 


RITA ZIPFEL

 

Rita Amalia Zipfel, beloved wife of Frank Zipfel for 61 years, passed away at Trillium Court in Kincardine on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, at the age of 84.

 

She was born on Sept. 15, 1934, in Hohensachsen, Germany, to the late Karl and Christina Kolb. Greatly missed by three daughters: Priscilla (Blain) Carruthers, Debbie (Art) Stanley and Shanda (Mike) Hewitson; and by her grandchildren: Jaime Lee, Chelsea, Melanie, Meghan, Cass and Joshua.

 


MARGARET FERGUSON

 

Margaret Ferguson passed away peacefully at the Kincardine hospital on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in her 95th year.

 

Survived by her children: Glen (Doreen), Grant (Diann), Wayne (Diane), Mary Lynne (Murray), Kevin and Carol (Bill).

 

Also greatly missed by her grandchildren Doug, Julie, Kerry, Sarah and Jenna; great-grandson Everest; sister Audrey and by several nieces and nephews.