Obituaries

DIEDRE LONGHURST

 

Diedre Longhurst passed away at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, at the age of 69.

 

She leaves to mourn her loss, her loving husband John Longhurst.

 

Diedre grew up in New Brunswick, along with seven siblings, before moving to Ontario. She lived in the Kincardine area before moving to St. Thomas, where she resided until her passing.

 


DOLORES OSBORNE

 

Dolores Viola Osborne (née McNeil) of Kincardine passed away peacefully on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at the age of 81.

 

Beloved wife of Ron Osborne for 61 years.

 

Loving mother of Ron (Jan) Osborne of Nelson, B.C., Hugh (Marilyn) Osborne of Cranbrook, B.C., Cathy (Kent) Laundy of Deep Cove, B.C., Linda (Matt) Luckhart of Kincardine, Dolores (Ian) Fulton of London, Hope (Mike) Wilson of Kincardine, and John Osborne of London.

 


CONNIE WRIGHT

 

Constance (Connie) Alice Wright, born Oct. 15, 1949, in Palmerston, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018.

 

Connie loved sitting on her back deck with a coffee and a book, watching the birds and relaxing and saying hi to all who passed by. She is now one with nature.

 

Predeceased by her daughter Lisa Jean Katherine Hohnstein; mother Shirley Jean Ersman; and father Howard Heinbecker.

 


TRACEY STEEN

 

Tracey Lynn Steen of Tiverton passed away peacefully at Hospice Wellington in Guelph, on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, in her 50th year.

 

Beloved mother of Jesse (Amy) Johnston of Durham, Cole (Kelsey) Johnston of Tiverton and Mackenna (Bailey) Johnston of Wingham.

 

Cherished sister of Tim (Emmi) Steen of Guelph, and loving aunt to Madden and Abbey.

 


JOAN MacGREGOR

 

Joan Olive MacGregor (née Nicholas) of Kincardine passed away, with family by her side, on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, at the age of 84.

 

Cherished wife of N.J. “Sam” MacGregor for 64 years.

 

Loving mother of Debby (Gord) Brindley, Heather (Mike) Doyle and Annie (Dale) Small.

 

Missed by her grandchildren Nick, Hannah, Kasey, Sami Joe, Cari, Mikaila, Joey, Olivia, Grace and Seamus and by six great-grandchildren.


PHYLLIS CUYLER

 

Phyllis Kathryn Cuyler of Kincardine, beloved wife of the late Morris A. (Newt) Cuyler, passed away at the Kincardine Hospital on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in her 90th year.

 

She was born in Chicago on Feb. 20, 1929, to the late Mary Ellen (MacLeod) and Thomas Gillis.

 

Loved mother of Tom Cuyler of Australia and Jolene Cuyler of New York.

 


JERRY BOETTINGER

 

Jerry Boettinger of Kincardine passed away suddenly at home on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in his 77th year.

 

Cherished husband of Janice Boettinger (née Antonow).

 

Loving father of Jennifer (Darren) Cook of Kincardine, Juliane Boettinger of Woodstock and Jeff (Heather) Boettinger of Kincardine.

 

Dear grandfather of Riley, Ivy, Brandon, Austin, Sheyane, Carson and Adelaide.

 


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.