Obituary: Kenyon, Lesley Blaire

LesleyCasualBorn 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, Summerside, and Centralia. Her father was posted to Prague, Czechoslovakia, from 1954 to 1957 as the military attaché.

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Obituary: Holmes, Helen Anne (nee Hunt)

HelenHolmes2020 270June 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 stepmother, Freda Hunt (Eagles).

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Obituary: Juniper, Thomas Phil ‘Tom’

juniper222 2020 270Lifelong 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 years until an unfortunate accident resulted in a lengthy rehabilitation which resulted in his retirement from the work which he enjoyed so much.

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Obituary: Coffin, Wilda Anita

WildaCoffinObitWilda 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, and was predeceased by him in 2000.

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