Thursday, January 21, 2021

Obituaries

Obituary: Kenyon, Lesley Blaire

Obituary Born May 7, 1942 in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia - Died May 27, 2020, in Owen Sound, Ontario Daughter, sister, registered nurse, wife, mother, banker, landscape architect, systems analyst, grandmother, community dynamo, master baker, rock of the family. Lesley was born into an air force family and her early years were spent at military locations across Canada – Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa, Greenwood,...

Obituary: Holmes, Helen Anne (nee Hunt)

Obituary June 23, 1938 - May 13, 2020 It is with immeasurable sorrow that we announce the passing of Helen Anne Holmes (Hunt), 81, of Meaford, with her immediate family by her side. Helen was born in Markdale to parents Albert Edward Hunt and Claudia Isabella Sophia (Ray). Following the early passing of her mother, Helen was raised by her father and...

Obituary: Juniper, Thomas Phil ‘Tom’

Obituary Lifelong Meaford and St. Vincent Township resident Tom Juniper passed away at the Meaford Hospital with his loving wife Ruth by his side on Friday, May 22, 2020, at the age of 71. Born in Meaford on April 25, 1949, the son of the late Lawson and Wilma (nee Oppenheiser) Juniper, Tom was an accomplished heavy equipment operator for many...

Obituary: Coffin, Wilda Anita

Obituary Wilda Coffin of Collingwood, and formerly of Meaford, passed away peacefully at Hospice Georgian Triangle ‘Campbell House’ on Thursday, May 14, 2020, at the age of 97. Born in Meaford on March 16, 1923, she was a daughter of the late Earl and Ina (nee Fox) Trouton. Wilda married the love of her life, Lloyd Coffin, on May 6, 1944,...

Obituary: Ham, Patricia Ann ‘Pat’

Obituary Born in Fergus, Ontario, on October 22, 1939, a daughter of the late Melvin and Annie (nee McDougall) Nixon, Pat passed away in Kingston on May 4, 2020, at the age of 80. Pat was predeceased by her beloved husband Donald ‘Don’ Ham in 2008. She and Don were former longtime residents of Meaford where they were both active members...

Obituary: Hawken, Robert Alan ‘Rob’

Obituary It is with great sadness in our hearts that we had to say goodbye to our big guy far too soon. He left us suddenly on Saturday, May 2, 2020, after a brief but tough battle that he said would be a marathon not a sprint. Sadly he did not complete that race but we will see him at...

Obituary: Lyon, Annie Etta

Obituary Annie Lyon, formerly of Meaford, passed away peacefully at Summit Place Nursing Home in Owen Sound on Wednesday, April 29, 2020, in her 101st year. Born in St. Vincent Township on July 31, 1919, Annie was a daughter of the late Robert and Ellen ‘Nelly’ (nee Cavers) Smith. She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 59 years, Mac Lyon, in...

Obituary: Pallister, Nadine Marilyn

Obituary Nadine Pallister of Meaford, formerly of Thornbury, ON, and Michigan, USA, passed away peacefully at Grey Bruce Health Services in Owen Sound on Tuesday, April 21, 2020, at the age of 67. Born in Hazel Park, Michigan, USA, on August 23, 1952, a daughter of the late Charles and Jean (nee Burgess) Tucson.In 1987 Nadine moved to Thornbury and married...

Obituary: Woods, Mary Joan

Obituary June 29, 1931 – Peterborough, Ontario April 23, 2020 – Calgary, Alberta It is with heavy hearts that our family announces that we have lost one of our dearest treasures – wife, mother, and nana - Mary Woods. Mary passed away on Thursday, April 23, 2020, at the age of 88.Mary lived her life to the fullest, with enthusiasm, class, style,...

Obituary: Armstrong, Thomas William

Obituary Armstrong, Thomas William, age 81, passed away April 21 in Rochester Hills, Michigan. Anyone who knew “Armstrong”, “The Count”, or “Papa” knew him as a kind mild-mannered banker who loved his “Papa Pop” (aka Bud Light…or any beer) and as the one to say the wrong thing at the most wildly inappropriate time. Tom was known for his long, entertaining,...