May 16, 2012


Frank Benjamin Goddard died peacefully with his family by his side at Hospice Wellington, in Guelph, on Sunday, May 6, 201, in his 92nd year.

Beloved husband of 65 years of the late Ivy Marion Goddard (May 17, 2009).

Loving father of Jim and his wife Elaine, of Ariss; Heather and her husband Paul Stephens, Tina and her husband Eric Stephens, Connie and her husband Rick Hart, and Betty Miller and her partner Dale Brown, all of Guelph; and Linda Goddard and her partner Richard Villemaire, of Port Dover.

Frank was the proud grandfather of Frank (Kendra), Wesley (Sandi), Paul Jr., Penny (Art), Patrick (Cindy), Diana, Ryan (Jessica), Steven (Kristy) and Glen (Talia), and great-grandfather to 16 great-grandchildren

May 9, 2012


William “Bill” Owen Cottrill, of Tiverton, died at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre- Kincardine, on Wednesday, May 2, 2012, in his 66th year.

Beloved brother of Jean Tervit, of Wingham; Nancy (Gary) Lippert, of Kincardine; Mike (Donelda) Cottrill, of Belgrave; and Joe (Cheryl) Cottrill, or Tiverton.

Sadly missed by his nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents, William and Elsie (McIntosh) Cottrill; and by his brother-in-law, Jack Tervit.

Visitation was held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, 757 Princes Street, Kincardine, from 7-9 p.m. on Friday, May 4, 2012 from where the funeral service took place on Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Ruth MacLean officiating. Serving as pallbearers were: Shawn, Chris, Matthew and Trevor Cottrill; Steven Lippert; and Ken and Kevin Tervit. Flower bearers were Melissa Tervit, Jaide Campbell, Meagan Tervit and Jennifer Cottrill.

May 2, 2012


Eileen Violet Gladys Allen (née Hart), a long-time resident of Kincardine, passed away peacefully at Northridge Long Term Care Residence in Oakville on Saturday, April 28, 2012, in her 86th year.

Beloved wife of the late Tony Allen.

Dear mother of the late Aiden (Helen) Allen, of Kincardine; Paul (Jennifer) Allen, of Mississauga; Stephen (Jennifer) Allen, of Kincardine; and Tony (Debbie) Allen, of Burlington.

Loving Nana of Shannon, Scott, Natalie, Derek, Victoria, Adrian, Christian, Martin, Sarah and Alexander; and Great-Nana to Stephen, Aiden, Emily, Grier, Meredith and Paige.

April 25, 2012


William "Bill" (Whip) George Hotchkiss, of Kincardine, died at Trillium Court in Kincardine, on Monday, April 16, 2012, in his 73rd year.

Beloved husband of the late Margaret "Dolly" Hotchkiss (née Grabove).

Dear father of Shane Hotchkiss (Kim Daymond), of Kincardine; and Lisa Hotchkiss, of St. Petersburg, Florida. Loved grandfather of Sophie and Aidan Hotchkiss, Sonia Adileh, and Rachael and Emma Carrique.

Sadly missed by his brother Jack (Eleanor) Hotchkiss, of Arnprior; and by his sisters, Mary Eadie of Wingham; Ruth (Jim) Jackson of Lucan; Helen (Ken) Grant of St. Clements; and Pat (Bob) Sass of St. Marys.

A Celebration of Life was held at the Kincardine Legion at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 20, 2012 which was followed by a time of fellowship and refreshments from 3-5 p.m.

April 18, 2012


Wendy Kathleen Duplantis (née Lockhart), of Kincardine, died at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre-Kincardine, on Sunday, April 15, 2012, in her 63rd year. 

Beloved wife of Doug Duplantis. 

Dear mother of Jim (Debbie), of Port Elgin; Tammy (Mike) Weigner, of Macungie, Pennsylvania; and Kari (Dan) McCormick, of Kincardine. Loving nana of Haileigh, Hayden, Morgan, Mara, Meghan, Payton, Abbey and Kole. 

April 11, 2012


Laura Kathleen Marie Lankin (née Farr), of Kincardine and a veteran of the Second World War, died at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre-Kincardine on Saturday, March 31, 2012,  in her 87th year.

Dear mother of Helen (Steve) Howard, of R.R. 2, Tiverton; and Deborah (Steve) Gibson, of Dorchester. Loving nanny of Dennis Howard and Travis (Jennifer) Howard. Cherished great grand nanny of Brayden Howard.

Sadly missed by her brother Arkell Farr, of St. Catharines.

Predeceased by her husband Dennis Lankin, brother Bill Farr as well as sisters Francis Shamess and Helen Peachy.

Visitation was held at Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, 757 Princes Street, Kincardine on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 from 1p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 2 p.m. with Rev. James Weir officiating.

March 28, 2012


Frieda Ida Katherine Collins (née Schoepp), formerly of Huron Township, passed away peacefully with family by her side at Brucelea Haven, Walkerton, on Wednesday, March 14, 2012, in her 94th year.

Loving wife of the late William "Bill" Collins.

Dear mother of Carol (Bud) McMartin, of North Bay; Louise (David) Logan, of Southampton; Lois (Leonard) Comeau, of Cambridge; and Grant (Carol) Collins, of Huron Township. Grandma will be sadly missed and remembered by her nine grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

Loved sister of Geraldine Anger, of Winnipeg, Manitoba; and sister-in-law of Delmarie Schoepp of Calgary, Alberta.

March 14, 2012


Robert Ivan White, of Lion's Head, passed away peacefully on Feb. 29, 2012, in his 77th year.

Beloved husband of Elaine.

Dear father of Mark, of Victoria, B.C.; and Mary Heather White and her husband Shanthiepan Sivarajah, of Ottawa. Ivan will be sadly missed by his grandchildren, Jonathan and Elizabeth; his daughter-in-law Tammy White, of Lion's Head; and his brothers: Carman, of Lion's Head; Roy (Marge), of Wiarton; Bruce (Alice), of Port Hope; and John (Mary K), of Lion's Head; by sister-in-law Janet, of Peterborough, as well as by many nieces and nephews.

Ivan was predeceased by his parents Eunice (Hewton) and Gordon White, a brother and sister in infancy and sister-in-law Nita White.

In respect of Ivan's wishes, cremation has taken place.

March 29, 2012


John D. MacKay, of Ripley, passed away at Pinecrest Manor on Feb. 21, 2012, at the age of 77.

The beloved husband of Joan (Courtney).

Missed by his children: Brian and Debbie, of Ripley; Ken, of Toronto; Eoin and Lisa, of Ripley; and Darryl and Lianne, of Pryor, Oklahoma. Remembered by grandchildren: Sarah, Rachel (Matt) Van Hardenveld, John (Brittany), Dan, Cailin, Jack, Claire and by four great-grandchildren.

Survived by his in-laws: George MacLennan, Evelyn Rice, Lloyd and Shirley Courtney, Mervyn and Gloria Courtney, and Bob and Shirley Harris.

Predeceased by his sisters Jeanne Marie MacLennan and Gwen Pollock, and by brothers-in-law John Pollock and Grant Rice.

February 20. 2012


Georgina Crammond (née MacGregor), of Kincardine, died at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre - Kincardine on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, in her 93rd year.

Wife of the late Ewan Crammond.

Sadly missed by her sister Kathleen (Jack) Fitzgerald, of Kincardine. Lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, grand nieces and nephews, and great grand nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by sisters Hazel Webster, Sadie Elkerton, Stella and Meredith MacGregor as well as by brothers Duncan, Daniel, John, Ernest and Johnnie MacGregor.

Visitation was held at Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, 757 Princes Street, Kincardine on Monday, Feb. 20, 2012, from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. with Pastor Kenneth Craig officiating.

Interment Kincardine Cemetery.