Sunday, January 24, 2021

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Obituary: Fiddis, Terence Robert ‘Terry’

Obituary It is with great sadness and a deep sense of loss that we announce the passing of Terry Fiddis on Friday, October 9, 2020, at Chapman House Residential Hospice in Owen Sound with his wife Isabell at his side. He battled his two-year cancer illness with remarkable dignity, courage, and attitude. Terry is survived by his wife of 21 years,...

Obituary: Keaveney, Dale Patrick

Obituary Dale Keaveney passed away suddenly at Grey Bruce Health Services in Meaford on Friday, October 2, 2020, at the age of 71 following recent complications with heart issues. Born in Port Credit, ON, on March 11, 1949, Dale was a son of the late John and Cora (nee Mitchell) Keaveney. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Shirley...

Obituary: Schmidka, Gertrude ‘Trudy’

Obituary Gertrude passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, at the Hospice Georgian Triangle ‘Campbell House’ in Collingwood at the age of 94. She was born in Austria on July 16, 1926. Gertrude will be sadly missed by her husband of 69 years, Walter Schmidka. She was the much loved mother of Walter Svajda and his wife Linda, and grandmother...

Obituary: Loucks, Marian Lynne

Obituary Mom passed away peacefully on September 23, 2020. She led a long and remarkable life. Born in Elderslie, Ontario, on February 19, 1922, a daughter of the late Warren and Marjorie (nee Calhoun) Sinclair. Mom attended school in Chesley and completed her teaching certificate at Toronto Normal School. At the tender age of 19 she accepted a teaching position...

Obituary: Docherty, Arthur Michael ‘Art’

Obituary Art Docherty passed away at the Meaford Long Term Care Centre on Saturday, September 19, 2020, in his 86th year. He was born in Toronto on October 28, 1934, to parents Hugh and Olive (nee James) Docherty and spent his favourite years in Meaford. Art was always all in for whatever he chose to do, whether it was coaching hockey, building...

Obituary: Trusler, Thomas Ellis

Obituary April 19, 1947 – September 10, 2020 Tom was born in Toronto on April 19, 1947. He was the son of the late Alfred and Dorothy Trusler. Tom passed away on September 10, 2020 at the age of 73, following a long battle with COPD. Tom was able to spend his final two months at home with his loving family who...

Obituary: Brennan, Norma

Obituary Retired E.A. with East York School Board, Toronto Born in Toronto on May 19, 1942, a daughter of the late William James and Doris (nee Hill) Kirby of England, Norma passed away in Meaford on September 5, 2020, at the age of 78. She and her beloved husband of some 55-plus years, Patrick Brennan, retired to Meaford from Toronto and enjoyed...

Obituary: Dennis Elmer Frederick Fischer

Obituary A Heart is not measured by how much we love, but by how much WE are loved by others! My Darling Dennis was born in Hanover June 20, 1957, to Vera (nee Hackbart) and Elmer Fischer (predeceased 2000 and 1958). Sister Elaine welcomed him with open arms at their family farm in Neustadt, Fischer Poultry. In time brother and sister...

Obituary: Cook, Malcolm Sidney Gough

Obituary Malcolm Sidney Gough Cook, aged 74, of Meaford, died peacefully after a long fight with cancer on July 27, at Chapman House Hospice, Owen Sound. Survived by his wife Virginia, daughter Carolyn Cook (Richard Taylor), and their daughters Jasmin and India Cook Taylor of the UK, and youngest daughter Jennifer Rosser (Adam) and their children Lyla and Max of...

Obituary: Hunter, Barry Richard

Obituary Barry passed away suddenly at Owen Sound Hospital on Tuesday, August 4, 2020. He was the beloved and adoring husband of Anne (nee Smithson) and will be remembered as the loving father of Kim (Rebecca) and Kevin (Valerie) and was a cherished grandfather to Haley, Stewart, Robert, and Jacob. Barry was a dear brother of Mike (Anita) Hunter.To all...