At Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay, on Monday, May 8, 2006, Helen Bourne of Bobcaygeon in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late Charles Bourne. Loving mother of Bill (Susan) Bourne of Bobcaygeon and Marilyn (Doug) Fuller of Innisfil. Grandmother of Charles, Sam, Patty and Tracey. Great-grandmother of 7. Sister of William Robinson of London, Rod Robinson of Bobcaygeon, Wanda Sarrazin of Aylmer, Quebec and the late Mary, Ruby and Ileen. At Helen's request a private family service was held. Interment Springbank Cemetery, Clarkson. In memory of Helen, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated and can be placed through Monk Funeral Home, Bobcaygeon (705-738-3222).
At Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay, on Friday, May 12, 2006, Ralph Bourne of Bobcaygeon, formerly of Scarborough at the age of 79. Loving husband of 54 years of the late Barbara Bourne, the light of his life. Brother-in-law of Dora Buchanan of Oakville. Uncle of Dan (Jocelyn) Buchanan of Wasaga Beach, Bruce Buchanan of Africa, Heather Buchanan of Ottawa and Toronto, Robert Buchanan, and Andrew Buchanan and Jane Buchanan of British Columbia. Great-uncle of Thomas, Brian and James. Friends and family will be received at MONK FUNERAL HOME, 6 Helen Street, Bobcaygeon (866-393-0063) on Thursday, May 18, 2006 from 12 noon until service time in the Monk Chapel at 1 p.m. In memory of Ralph, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
William "Bill" Bird of Bobcaygeon, in his 73rd year, passed away at Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay, Ontario on Sunday June 11, 2006. He was a retired member of U.A. Local 46 Plumbers & Steamfitters Union. Beloved husband of Faith Caroline. Dearly loved father of Joseph and wife Anne of Ajax; Valerie and husband Rik of Richmond Hill and Laura and husband Scott Duncan of Garden Hill. Forever remembered by his grandchildren Jason and Melissa Robinson, William and Philip Bird and Andrew Duncan. Brother of Marg and husband Bob Anderson of Scarborough and the late Jack Bird and Doreen Stewart. Family and friends will be received at Monk Funeral Home, 6 Helen Street, Bobcaygeon (1-866-393-0063) on Thursday, June 15, 2006 from 11 a.m. until service time in the Chapel at 12 noon. Interment Verulam Cemetery following the service. Donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
At Case Manor on Thursday, June 24, 2004, Kay Cardwell of Bobcaygeon, at the age of 95. Mother of the late Kathie Burtenshaw and Valerie Finch. Mother-in-law of Fred Finch. Grandmother of Jeff (Carrie) Finch of Aurora, Carolyn (Dave) McCleave of London, Greg (Claudine) Finch of Barrie, Kayleen (Ron) Hoffman of Rosseau, Kent (Roxane) Burtenshaw of Thornton, Derryn (Dave D'Amico) Burtenshaw of Richmond Hill. Great grandmother of Brad, Jay, Brittany, Ashley, Chris, Samantha, Jacob, Michelle Joanne and Cameron. Memorial Service in the Monk Funeral Home Chapel 6 Helen Street Bobcaygeon (705-738-3222) on Friday, July 2, 2004 at 11 a.m. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
Passed away at Case Manor on August 9, 2004, Audrey Coulter of Bobcaygeon in her 98th year. Beloved wife of the late Orval Coulter. Dear mother of Robert (Anna Sproule) Coulter, Haliburton; Grace (Barry) Crowe, Bobcaygeon; Donna (Phonse) English, Peterborough; Keith Coulter, Fenelon Falls and the late Marjorie Kemp. Mother-in-law of George Kemp and the late Gerald English and Connie Coulter. Grandmother of 13. Great grandmother of 11. Sister of the late Hazel Murney, Wilbert Switzer and Cortland Switzer. Family and friends will be received at the Monk Funeral Home 6 Helen Street Bobcaygeon from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral Service in the Monk Chapel on Thursday, August 12, 2004 at 3 p.m. Private interment at Verulam Cemetery at a later time. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
At Case Manor, Bobcaygeon, on Sunday, September 26, 2004, Lila Cole (nee Feeney) of Bobcaygeon, formerly of Scarborough, in her 75th year. Wife of the late Morley Cole. Mother of Karen Elkins, Ajax; Sandra (Ian) Harvey, Pefferlaw; Wendy (Mike) Moffat, Haliburton; Glenn (Heather) Cole, Eagle Lake; Terry (Kim Stirling) Cole, Vancouver and Garth Cole, Toronto. Grandmother of Sean (Tara), Jeffrey (Leona), Christopher, Ryan (Leslie), Melanie, Shannon and Matthew. Great grandmother of Madison, Conor and Katherine. MotherŠ€inŠ€law of the late Don Elkins. Survived by sisters Florence (George) Kent, Alice (Sherwood) Langley and Irene (Leigh) MacDougall. Family and friends are invited to the Lagoon Country Club on the grounds of Case Manor, 28 Boyd Street, Bobcaygeon, on Thursday, October 7, 2004 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Interment was in Highland Memory Gardens, Toronto. Donations to World Vision would be appreciated by the family.
Kenneth Comrie - Passed away at Ross Memorial Hospital on October 15, 2004 in his 89th year. A man whose gentleness, generosity and sense of humour were appreciated by his family and friends. Loving husband and companion of Sheila (McCreath) and the late Audrey (Broatch) (1990). Dear father and friend of Joan and Reverend Kent Garrett, Woodstock; Kathryn and Ray Johnson, Wiarton; Kenneth Jr. and Lynn Cook, Collingwood. Loving Grandpa to Tyler, Bradley, Christine, Clayton, Jayson, Shannon, Kristopher and Stephanie. Great-grandpa of Ashley and Kyle, Scott and Shawn. Dearest brother of the late Doris Maybury (1999), West Hill; Marjorie Lamp, Alameda, California; and Ian Comrie, Carnarvon. Stepfather and Grandpa to Sheila's family, Leanne (Dave) Dominey, Christopher, Ashley and Ryan, Orangeville. Ken enjoyed an active life as Past Master and life member of Birch Cliff Masonic Lodge #612, Past Secretary of Verulam Lodge #268. Former Session Clerk of Fallingbrook Presbyterian Church, Scarborough. Founding member and Past President of Scarborough Kiwanis Club. Member of RCL Branch #239, Dunsford Golf Club and life member of Bobcaygeon Curling Club, Commissioned Officer, 8th Recce Regt., 2nd Div., NW Europe. Retired President and co-owner with brother Ian of Comrie Lumber Co., Scarborough, Ajax and Pickering. Cremation has taken place. A service of celebration of his life will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, Bobcaygeon, on Saturday, October 23, 2004 conducted by The Rev. Paul Johnston and assisted by The Rev. Kent Garrett. Family and friends will be received from 1 p.m. until service time at 2 p.m. In his memory, donations will be gratefully received by the Knox Presbyterian Church. Arrangements entrusted to Monk Funeral Home (1-866-393-0063)
At Ross Memorial Hospital on Sunday, October 17, 2004, Mary Conboy of Bobcaygeon, formerly of Oak Ridges and Etobicoke. Loving wife of Bruce Conboy and the late Robert McFarlane. Loving mother of Don (Janet) McFarlane, Cambridge and Jeff (Celeste) McFarlane, Toronto. Stepmother of Heather Conboy, Toronto; Patricia Macaulay, Halifax and the late Sharon. Beloved grandmother of Kevin, Megan, Campbell and Cassandra. Sister of Marjory (Don) Cantera, Mississauga and Tommy (Joan) Graham, Scarborough. Loved by many friends. Family and friends will be received at Monk Funeral Home, 6 Helen St., Bobcaygeon (866-393-0063) on Wednesday, October 20, 2004 from 12 noon until service time at 1:00 p.m. Cremation. Interment at Park Lawn Cemetery, Toronto at a later date. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Covenant House would be appreciated.
At Pinecrest Nursing Home on Wednesday, November 3, 2004, Colin Campbell of Bobcaygeon, formerly of Toronto. Best friend of Irene McDougall. Father of Bill Campbell and his wife Terry of Whitby and Bruce Campbell of Scarborough. Grandfather of Holly and Stephanie. Family and friends will be received at the Monk Funeral Home 6 Helen Street Bobcaygeon (738-3222) on Saturday, November 6, 2004 from 1 p.m. until service time at 2 p.m. Interment Resthaven Cemetery, Toronto at a later date. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
At Caressant Care Nursing Home, Mary Street, Lindsay, on Sunday, February 6, 2005, Irene Coulter of Bobcaygeon in her 94th year. Mother of Orlee (Lorne) Stewart of Bobcaygeon, Grace Kimble of Balsam Lake, Jean (John) Boneham of London, Rita (Joseph) Goodfellow of Little Britain, Maurice (Maria) Coulter of Woodbridge and the late Lila Patterson and Clayton Coulter. Mother-in-law of the late Ross Patterson and Mary-Jean Coulter. Grandmother of Dianne, Jim, Wayne, Connie, Carla, Jeffery, Judy, Jody, Jim, Ron, Brenda, Laurie, Toni, Debbie, Tanya, Matthew, Lisa-Marie and the late Larry and Kimberley. Loved by several great and great-great grandchildren. Family and friends will be received at Monk Funeral Home, 6 Helen Street, Bobcaygeon (738-3222) from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral service in the Monk Chapel on Friday, February 11, 2005 at 2:30 p.m. Spring interment Verulam Cemetery. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
At home on Thursday, May 12, 2005, John (Jack) Comstive of Oak Shores, Bobcaygeon. Loving husband of Connie Comstive. Father of Dawn Kotlan of Belleville, Keith Comstive of Toronto, Gail Gould of Belleville and Karen Micheau (Edward Morgan) of Omemee. Grandfather of Jessica Conahan, Sean Seaton and Mark Urquhart. Great-grandfather of Christian. Brother-in-law of Marrion (Tony) Sams. Brother of the late Dolly, Betty and Ronnie. Loving uncle of Bill (Barb) Comstive. Family and friends will be received at Monk Funeral Home, 6 Helen Street, Bobcaygeon (1-866-393-0063) from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Friday. Funeral service in the Monk Chapel on Saturday, May 14, 2005 at 2 p.m. Memorial donations to the Peterborough Humane Society would be appreciated. The Comstive family would like to thank the PRHC Dialysis Unit, Dr. Chung and family physician Dr. James Fagan.
Keitha Cunningham passed away at Pinecrest Nursing Home on Thursday, May 12, 2005, after a long illness. She was born in Bobcaygeon in 1910 to Mary and Richard Braine and lived her whole life there, except for a brief time while working in Toronto before her marriage to Laurence Cunningham in 1936. While Laurence continued to operate his barbering business, they bought Stonyhurst Inn in 1947 and operated it until the late sixties. They then bought a house on Minns Avenue. After a couple of years they built a new home next door at 172 Minns Avenue. Keitha leaves her husband Laurence of 66 years, one sister, Thelia Douglas of Brechin, her daughter Mary Lynn (Bill) Finley, two grandsons Aaron Finley and Todd (Anita) Finley and three great-grandsons Luke, Logan and Jack. Keitha is predeceased by her siblings Percy, Innis, Reg, Gert, Irene and Helene. Family and friends will be received at Monk Funeral Home on Tuesday, May 17, 2005 from 1 p.m. until service time in the chapel at 2 p.m. Interment Verulam Cemetery.
Passed away on May 24, 2005 after a brief illness. Laurence Cunningham was born in Omemee. He started to learn the barbering trade when he was seventeen with Jimmy Brooks in Omemee. He spent some time cutting hair in Bobcaygeon and Burlington. Eventually he came back to Bobcaygeon and boarded with Mary and Richard Braine and met their daughter Keitha who would become his wife for almost 67 years. Laurence barbered until he was in his mid-seventies. Keitha and Laurence owned Stonyhurst Inn for over 20 years. He was very involved in the community. He was a Reeve of Bobcaygeon, a member of the library board, an avid golfer and loved to hunt, canoe and fish. In April of this year he was awarded his 70 year pin from the Masonic Lodge. His wife Keitha recently predeceased on May 12, 2005. He leaves his daughter Mary Lynn (Bill) Finley, grandsons Aaron Finley and Todd (Anita) Finley and great-grandsons Lucas, Logan and Jack. Family and friends are invited to gather for a funeral service at the Monk Funeral Home, 6 Helen Street, Bobcaygeon on Tuesday, May 31, 2005.