Obituary: Owen, Velma Ruth

Velma Owen Pic270The passing of Velma Ruth Owen of Fredericton, NB, occurred on Monday, February 19, 2018, at Paradise Villa Seniors Residence. Born in Indian River, PEI, on October 15, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Erskine Hunter and late Rosie (Wall) Brown. Before retirement, Velma was an owner of various businesses, most notably the Meaford Nursing Home in Ontario and Molly's Canteen and Cottages in PEI. She was also a globe trotter, had many furry companions over the years, and was known to lend a helping hand up to those in need.

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Obituary: Webster, Ruth

WEBSTERPassed away on Monday, March 19th at Shepherd Village at the age of 85 years.

Wife of the late Douglas Webster (2002).

Loving mother of Gordon (Mindy) Webster, and Rosemary Webster.

Proud Nana to Eden.  Sister of the late Robert Burns.  

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Obituary: Johnson, Leonard

JohnsonLeonard270It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of a beloved husband, father and grandfather. Leonard Kenneth Johnson passed away in his 82nd year with his family by his side, on Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 at the Chapman House Hospice in Owen Sound.

Len was the loving husband of Cecilia Johnson (nee Sylvest), wonderful father of Lynne Johnson (George Auer), Owen Sound, Brian Johnson (Marie) and Barry Johnson (Kim), both of Meaford. He was also “Dad” to Enrique Silva (Sylvi), of Cambridge and cherished grandpa of Melissa Helwig (Rob Barten) of Halifax, Lesley Morrison (Wyatt) of Guelph, Nathan Johnson Ferris (Winsome Stec) of Toronto, Daryl (Andria Gurney), Blane, Kadin, Jayme and Riley Johnson, all of Meaford.

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Obituary: McFarlane, Bruce

Bruce270Bruce McFarlane, a beloved husband, father, grandfather, uncle, brother, friend, mentor and physician, died on Friday, February 2, 2018, at the age of 73.  Energetic, curious, thoughtful, and determined, Bruce lived and loved deeply. He sought to nurture and share the best of himself with others and encouraged those around him to do the same personally and professionally.  For over 50 years, Bruce was an integral part of a vibrant, extended family, and he died surrounded by these people, in the house he helped build, on the land he had tended.

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