Obituary: Nesbitt, Janine Valerie

JanineNesbitt270Janine was born in Hamilton, ON on December 4, 1952, a daughter of the late Jack and Joan Yager. She passed away peacefully with family by her side at the Grey Bruce Health Services in Meaford on January 16, 2020 at the age of 67, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Janine was the loving wife and best friend of Al Nesbitt of Meaford and supportive mother of Jim (Maria) of Port Elgin and John (Jaleh) of Meaford. She was the proud Gramma of Landyn. Janine was the dear sister of Lynda Yager of Victoria, BC, aunt of Sarah, David, Kathleen, and Daniel, and sister-in-law of Dianne Mather (Tim) of Calgary, AB. She will be missed deeply by many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

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Obituary: Kitchen, Hazel Evelyn

KitchenObitwebphoto270Hazel Kitchen, daughter of the late John and Lois (nee Hall) Vaughan, passed away at Meaford Long Term Care Centre on January 8, 2020, in her 89th year.

Hazel was predeceased by her husband Marven Thomas Kitchen in 1976.

She was the much loved mother of Sylvia Long and her husband Michael of Meaford and will be fondly remembered by her grandchildren: Jeremy (Vasuki) of Mississauga, Todd (Amanda) of Canmore, Alberta and David (Nicole) of Meaford, and by her great grandchildren: Melia; Kayden; Caleb, Cody, and MacKenzie.

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Obituary: Beacock, Doris

BeacockDoris270Peacefully surrounded by the love of her family, at Gateway Haven in Wiarton, on Tuesday, January 7, 2020. Doris Joyce Elizabeth Beacock (nee Atkins), of Owen Sound, at the age of 97 years.

Doris was the English War Bride for 65 years of the late Herbert Beacock (2008). Loving mother of Joyce Knott (Barry), of Hepworth, Elaine Paton (John Hull), of Balmy Beach, Nancy Taylor (Wayne), of Barrie, and Jane Badets (Bill), of Ottawa.

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Letter to Joan D.

Two years today

Since you were taken away

And still it hurts

Tho’ in a different way

Instead of a knife twist

It’s more of an ache

Mixed with resentment

At finality, fate.

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