Wednesday, December 23, 2015


Fern MacDonald of RVilla in Ripley and formerly of Lucknow died on Dec. 17, 2015, at the Owen Sound Hospital, at the age of 96.

She was the beloved wife of the late Leonard "Punch" MacDonald, who died in 1998.

Fern was born in Alma Township on July 22, 1919, to the late Clara McLaughlin and James Carnochan.

She was the dear mother of Jim and Karen of London, and Ron and Bonnie of Kincardine.

Missed by her grandchildren: Johanna, Cameron (Carrie), Andrew, Scott, Lisa Sallbank (Chris Huys), Aaron (Candis) and Joshua (Lindsay), and by her great-grandchildren: Amelia, Breanna, Evan, and Hailey.

Survived by her nieces Sharon Bean and Brenda Walker and by her many MacDonald nieces, nephews and family.

Predeceased by her sisters Greta Reid and Doris Van Camp.

Wednesday, December 16, 2016


Rylla Jessie Stewart (née Robinson) of Kincardine and formerly of Tiverton passed away at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre - Kincardine, on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, in her 83rd year. Beloved wife of Bruce Sayle, and predeceased by her late husbands Charles Farrell (1959) and Eldon Stewart (1993).

Dear mother of Bill (Nancy) Stewart of Kincardine, Sam Farrell (Melanie) of Kincardine, Paul Farrell of Kincardine, Connie (Kim) Mrkobrada-Mann of Kincardine, John (Carol) Farrell of Courtice and Darlene (Don) Murray of Kincardine.

Cherished grandmother of Matt, Clint, Alicia, Baren, Tad, Keira and Nick and also missed by 11 great-grandchildren.

Loved by sisters Ruby Bell, Reita Linklater and Ronna McLelland, all of Kincardine. Also missed by many nieces and nephews.

Wednesday, December 9, 2015


Mary Elizabeth Stone of Kincardine passed away peacefully with family by her side at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre - Kincardine, on Monday, Nov. 30, 2015, at the age of 59.

Beloved daughter of the late John and Isabel (McKay) Stone.

Dear sister of Margaret Lamont (Elmer) of Kincardine and John Stone (Rose) of Oakville.

Missed by her nieces Shannon McLeod (Jeff) of Scotland, Ontario; Shelley Purdon (Adam) of Oshawa; Sandra Kehoe (Bill) of Dundas; Elizabeth Stone of Oakville; and by her nephew Michael Stone of Oakville. Fondly remembered by her great-nieces and great-nephews: Brayeden McLeod, Dylan McLeod, Mya McLeod, Aidan Purdon, Ryan Purdon, Allie Kehoe, Katie Kehoe and James Kehoe.

Also survived by her aunts Marilyn Stone of Tiverton, Doris Remington of Wingham and Marion McKay of Kincardine and by several cousins.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015


Dale Kenwyn Anderson passed away on Nov. 15, 2015, at the age of 84.

Dearly missed by his wife of 58 years, Elouise.

Also missed by daughter Colleen and son Bill (LaDonna) and grandchildren Robert and Matthew Anderson.

Survived by sister Doris (Bob) McKellar, brother Guy (Gail) Anderson, brother-in-law Joe McDonald and by many loving nieces and nephews of the Anderson, McDonald and McKellar families.

Predeceased by his parents, Mary and Jack Anderson, and by his sister Dawn McDonald.

Dale was a loving husband, father and grandfather. As a civil engineer, his career included being president of PCL Construction - heavy construction division, vice-president at Loram International and project manager at many sites for Peter Kiewit & Sons. He loved a good joke and was an avid bridge player. He will be dearly missed.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015


Glenda Marybelle Avis (née MacArthur) of Inverhuron passed away peacefully at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre-Kincardine, on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, in her 67th year after a courageous fight with cancer.

Beloved wife of Carl Avis.

Dear mother of Regan Avis (Keith Sine) of Guelph and Robyn Avis (Bryan Hughes) of Peterborough.

Loved sister of Randy (Suzanne Book) MacArthur of London. Sadly missed by her niece Jenny MacArthur and nephew Dan MacArthur.

Glenda has chosen to bequeath her body to UWO medical school.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015


Julie Anne “Jules” O’Connor of Kincardine and formerly of Hamilton passed away unexpectedly at her home on Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015, at the age of 43.

She is survived by her husband Sean Nurton of Kincardine and step-son Kyler Nurton.

Beloved daughter of Barbara Barr (Peter) and Kim O’Connor, all of Hamilton.

Fondly remembered by her siblings Shelley Haddad (Mike), Mandy O’Connor (Tim Humby) and Ryan Barr (Billie), all of Hamilton.

Missed by her father- and mother-in-law, Doug and Pat Nurton of Kincardine, and sister-in-law Kim Gould (Ron) of Belmont. Also survived by three nieces and two nephews.

When Jules felt well enough, she enjoyed cooking and spending time with family -especially her nieces and nephews.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015


Lois Marilyn Baker (née Woods) of Point Clark and formerly of Van Nuys, California, passed away at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre-Kincardine, on Friday, Nov. 6, 2015, in her 80th year.

Dear mother of Sandy (Ron) Hill of Point Clark and David (Deanna) Baker of Kincardine.  Loved Nanny of Rick Hill (Sheridan Conley), Lora Hill (Scott Buehlow), Steven Hill (Sammy Gang), Matthew Baker and Morgan Baker and Great-Nanny of Kendra Buehlow and Rustin Hill.  Cherished sister of Judy Kelly of Innisfil and sister-in-law of John Hill of Kincardine. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her brothers Doug and Roy Woods and her sister Barbara Hill.

A graveside service will be held at the Kincardine Cemetery at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, with Pastor Kenneth Craig officiating.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015


Ethel "Iolene" Bradley (née Fitzgerald), formerly of Kincardine, passed away peacefully at Central Place Retirement Community in Owen Sound, on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015, at the age of 95.

Iolene was predeceased by her husband William "Karl" Bradley and her brothers: William, Levi and Orville Fitzgerald.

Dear mother of William and his wife Carol of Owen Sound, and John and his wife Doris of Fort Frances. Also sadly missed by five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, three nephews and two nieces.

She is survived by her sister Gladys Walpole of Kincardine.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015


David Nixon Needham of R.R. #4, Kincardine passed away at Grey Bruce Health Services - Owen Sound on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015, in his 74th year.

Beloved husband of the late Jean Needham (née Draper).

Dear father of Sandra Brown (John Cronshaw) of R.R. #2, Ripley and Bill (Elisha) Needham of Kincardine.

Cherished grandpa of  Jamie (Kristen) Brown, Lisa (Tagan) Crimmings, Kerri Brown, Lee Ann (Darren) Maki, Bertram (Marisa) Cronshaw and Greg (Leanne) Cronshaw, Candice Needham (Rob MacPhee), Kaitlyn Needham and Paige and Cody McLelland; and great-grandpa of Cassie Johnston-Brown, J.J.  and Emma Brown, Cade and Ava Crimmings, Carter MacPhee, Jayden and Colton Maki, Charlotte and William Cronshaw and Jack and Ethan Cronshaw.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015


Olga “Elisabeth” Bandomir of London and formerly of Kincardine passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospice in London on Oct. 7, 2015, at the age of 81.

Born in Poland, she was the daughter of the late Edmund and Emelie Ziesemann.  Beloved wife of the late Heinz “Henry” Bandomir, who predeceased her in 2012.

Mother of Christina Bandomir and her husband Paul Gallivan of Kincardine.

Fondly remembered by many cousins in Germany and the United States.

Predeceased by her brother Alfred Ziesemann.

Elisabeth was an active volunteer with the Friends of the London Civic Garden Complex and her gardening expertise and friendship will be greatly missed.

The funeral service was conducted at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, 757 Princes Street, Kincardine, Ontario N2Z 1Z5 (519-396-2701) at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, with visitation for one hour prior.

Interment Kincardine Cemetery.