Obituary: Findlay, Betty-Jean


Her love exceeded all. Her smile was all you needed. She was larger than life and lived her life to the fullest. After a long and complex fight with her many diagnoses, she passed away on Friday, October 17, 2014, leaving grieving family and friends.

B-J was the beloved wife of her husband David Nathan, mother of loving children (and their partners) Pirie (and Benn), Michelle (and Sean), and Zachary (and Julie), and stepchildren Julia (and Rick) and Zoe (and Jonno), loving grandmother to Maya, Cleo, Lochlan, Ari, Aiden, Joel, Tammy and Abigail.

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Obituary: Heron, Robert Gordon

heron1225Robert Gordon Heron had his last automotive tour, his "ultimate final ski run" on September 12, 2014. Bob grew up in Toronto and on his much-loved Georgian Bay where he was a sailor and a windsurfing demon. Water and mountains were what spoke to Bob. He always had to wake up to a water-view, either on the Bay or on the Salish Sea. Anything else warranted ".....hmmmph, no view…"

After graduating from Ryerson in marketing and advertising, one of Bob's careers took him to Amerock in Meaford, where he enjoyed all of his associates.

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Obituary: David Skelton Johnston

Morgyn 2On Sunday evening, July 27 we lost our David: a gentle, genuine, and loyal soul.

A man with an unsinkable sense of humour and wit, he will be missed by every person lucky enough to know him. David gave so much of himself to each and every one of us.

An accomplished artist, cook, home renovator, history buff and highly respected teacher. He was especially a proud father. David did all things well.

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Obituary: Butchart, Robert D

Bob was born in Meaford on June 22, 1941 and died in Owen Sound on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at the age of 72.

He was predeceased by his father Robert Orr ‘Bob’ and his mother Kathleen ‘Kay’ (née Rose) Butchart and by his aunt Esmé Rose Crichton.

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