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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Obituary: Zwingenberger, Beverley Joan Elizabeth (nee Forder) 1943-2019

BeverleyRN270Beverley Zwingenberger, a long-time resident of Thornbury, Ontario, passed away unexpectedly at home on December 30, 2019 at the age of 76.

Beverley is survived by her two children and their families - Allison and her husband Mike French; Andrew, his wife Melonie, and her most precious grandchildren Hudson and Sloane; and her sister and brother-in-law Barbara and Rick Blueman. She was predeceased by her parents, Dorothy and Harold; her brother, William; and her long-time partner, Keith Latimer.

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Obituary: Hodgkinson, Verna Margaret

Verna H 2020 270Born in St. Vincent Township on February 10, 1922, a daughter of the late Morris and Hanna (nee Patterson) Cann, Verna passed away in Meaford on Friday, January 3, 2020, at the age of 97.

Verna was predeceased by her beloved husband Murray Hodgkinson in 2007 and is remembered as the devoted mother and ‘Mom’ of son Don and Donna Hodgkinson of Thornbury, daughter Pat Logan of Hamilton, daughter Lynn and Francis Prentice of Grafton, daughter Jody Hodgkinson and John Gillespie of Collingwood, and son Kelly and Susan Hodgkinson of Chesley.

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