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.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016


Peter William Dekker of Kincardine and formerly of Listowel passed away peacefully at home, after a year of healthcare issues, on Saturday, March 26, 2016, at the age of 83.

He was born March 21, 1933, in Hilversum, Holland.

Peter immigrated to Canada with his family in 1948. Perhaps best known for his powerful singing voice, Peter sang at many churches and weddings and was the founder of Music Alive in Listowel. He was also the founder of Conway Furniture in Listowel, a past member of the Atwood Lions Club, a past Chair of the Listowel Hospital Board, was on the Listowel Parks and Recreation Board and was a past member of the Listowel Rotary club.

Peter remarried in 1998 to Judy Nevery and has resided in Kincardine (and John's Pass, Florida) since then.

Survived by his wife Judy Nevery and by his children Penny Evans and Paul and Kristina (McCoag) Dekker, all of Listowel.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016


Earl Nelson Elliott, a veteran of the Second World War, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 14, 2016, at his home in Wingham, in his 93rd year. He was in the company of his wife of 69 years, June R. Elliott.

Earl was born in Detroit, Michigan on May 21, 1923, to the late Peggy (Stanley) and Frank Elliott.

Happy memories were formed with his four children and their spouses: Nancy Elliott-Greenwood and Paul Greenwood of Goderich, Stephen and Janice Elliott of Blind River, Joyce and John Farrell of R.R. #2, Wingham and Ian and Shari Elliott of Horseshoe Valley.

Earl will be dearly missed by 11 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.

Visitation was held at MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home in Ripley from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, March 16, 2016. The funeral service was conducted from the chapel at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 17, 2016, with Pastor Henry Steenbergen officiating.