Monday, April 22, 2024

Obituaries

Surrounded by family and love Gerald passed away peacefully at Meaford Long Term Care on Tuesday, April 16, in his 88th year. Gerald was born to the late William and Greta (nee Brown) Shortt on March 16, 1937. Son-in-law of the late Harold and Marion (nee Hare) McKnight. Cherished husband of...
Kathleen (nee Wyville) Smart passed away peacefully at the Meaford Long Term Care Centre on Wednesday, March 27, 2024, surrounded by her loving family in her 87th year. She was the beloved wife of the late Raymond Smart who predeceased her in 2005. Kathleen was the dear mother of Garry and...
Hugh (Hubert) Timmerman died as he would have wanted, on his feet while with family. He left us on March 25, four years to the day of his much loved wife of 60 years, Helen Timmerman. Born May 27, 1931, Hugh lived a life of hard work, fidelity, and...
July 5, 1933- March 19, 2024 Lorna Firstbrook passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 19, 2024, in Collingwood, Ontario. Born in Oakville on July 5, 1933, she was a daughter of the late Mary (nee Nicholson) and Col. Louis Keene. Lorna grew up on Second St., with her two sisters...
Ronald Campbell Doran passed away March 6, 2024, at the age of 94. He was predeceased by his loving wife Virginia ‘Ginny’ Doran (nee Arkley) in 2021. Ron will be remembered as a storyteller who loved having an audience to share memories of his time spent in Meaford, Vancouver, and...
Mom ‘Grams’ left us on February 17, 2024, in the calm, unpretentious and loving way she approached all of life. She was in her 95th year. Born in Hamilton, Ontario, on December 15, 1929, to Ruth Ann and Maxwell Robert Legate, Joan grew up in Guelph and eventually followed her...

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It is with profound sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Frank on Monday, February 26, 2024, at Meaford General Hospital, just prior to his 95th birthday. Born and raised in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Frank attended Simcoe Street School and NFCVI before graduating from the University of Toronto. He was...
Donald (Don) Raeburn Greenfield, age 80, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on February 19, 2024. Don was born in St. Vincent Township, Ontario, on June 7, 1943, to the late Dorothy and Russell Greenfield. Don is survived by his brother Harley Greenfield (Doris), sister Ruth Garrett, son...

Obituary: Earle, Sonia

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Sonia passed away shortly after celebrating her 93rd birthday at the Meaford Hospital on Wednesday, February 21, 2024. She is survived by her three children, Melanie Earle, Shauna Earle, and Gregory Earle. During her life she worked in Winnipeg and Toronto as a social worker as well as being mother...
From the arms of her loving parents into the presence of her Lord, we mourn the passing of Olivia ‘Liv’ Johanna Almond on Thursday, February 15, 2024, in Collingwood at the age of 21. A remarkable young lady, Olivia moved through life with a most joyful and brave attitude. She...
Cecile passed away peacefully at Errinrung Nursing Home with family by her side on Sunday, February 4, 2024, in her 99th year. Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on January 19, 1926, Cecile was the daughter of the late Arthur and Yvonne (nee LaFrance) Gobeil. She was predeceased by her husbands Lloyd Myers...
It is with heavy heart the family of Alice Loretta Ellis announce her passing on January 26, 2024, in her 91st year in her hometown of Markdale, Ontario, with family at her side. Born July 5, 1933, and raised in Euphrasia Township on a generational farm at Temple Hill, Alice...
May 11, 1932 - January 26, 2024 We are saddened to announce the passing of Ruby at the age of 91 on Friday, January 26. She was the much-loved mother of Ted (Sandra), Rob (Barb), Bruce (Kathy), Ira (Sandy), and Doug (Rhonda). She was the dearly loved grandma of 12 and...
Trudy passed away peacefully with family by her side at the Meaford Long Term Care Centre on Saturday, January 6, 2024, in her 94th year. Born in Marsden, Saskatchewan, on September 24, 1930, Trudy was a daughter of the late Max Ludwig and Dora (nee Moller) Witt. She was predeceased by...

Obituary: Kortland, Ben

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Ben passed away December 17 at Collingwood General Hospital. He had suffered a stroke and required serious brain surgery which took its toll. He was born in the family home in Hilversum, Holland, on January 28, 1937. For the last year of World War II he was sent from a...
At the age of 81, on Sunday, December 17, 2023, Wayne Nelson Kipp passed away peacefully in Meaford Hospital surrounded by family, after a short hospitalization following years of managing gradually increasing degenerative health conditions. Son of the late Nelson and Clare Kipp of Brantford, Ontario, Wayne was the loving...