Obituary: Parkin, Isobell Grace (Retired R.N.)

IsobellParkinCropIsobell passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Summit Place in Owen Sound on Thursday, November 28, 2019, at the age of 91.

Born in Perth County, she was a daughter of the late Allen and Pearl (nee Hone) Reid.

Isobell was the beloved wife of W. Bruce Parkin of Owen Sound and formerly of Meaford.

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Obituary: Green, Thomas James

green obit'The Gunner' passed away peacefully in his 90th year on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at Victoria General hospital in Victoria, British Columbia, after a brief illness with his family by his side. Gunner lived on the West Coast these last 37 years, although he was born on the East Coast in Halifax. He loved the water, joining the Merchant Marines Navy in Halifax at age 15 and serving his country for the last two years of World War II. He served in the Canadian Army for almost 20 years. He did duty in the Airborne along with The RCHA Artillery serving in the Korean War and then NATO in Germany. He was a proud Canadian and loved his country and hockey.

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Obituary: Cook, Lawson Russell

Cook obit oct 2019Born in Meaford on January 3, 1942, a son of the late Emerson and Pearl (nee White) Cook, Lawson passed away in Owen Sound on Saturday, September 28, 2019, at the age of 77.

Upon leaving high school Lawson went to work for Stuart McKibbon, a local contractor. While working there Lawson acquired many lifelong skills including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, and running heavy equipment. He carried these skills throughout his life as he tackled many projects. Lawson will be remembered as a well-known technician with Bell Canada who continued to assist many in the area with his expertise following his retirement.

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Obituary: Hohl, Rosemary

RosemaryHohlobit 270Born in Stratford, Ontario, on April 1, 1942, a daughter of the late Karl and Florence (nee Moffet) Golz, Rosemary passed away after a long and heroic battle with cancer, at Chapman House Hospice in Owen Sound on Sunday, September 8, 2019, at the age of 77.

Rosemary grew up in Stratford where she spent most of her life. She made some wonderful memories on the Bruce Peninsula and spent her final years in Meaford, Ontario. Her loving heart has touched many people, but none so much as her family who survives her.

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