Long-time employee of Dofasco Inc., died suddenly at her home in Bobcaygeon on September 27, 2005, after a valiant struggle against a devastating eye disease. Beloved wife of the late Henry C. (Harry) Calder, sister of Joan Land (deceased) and her loving brothers, Donald Land of Troy, MI and Brian Land (Edith) of Guelph. Dearly loved by her nephews and nieces and their children: Brian Land (Ellen) of Vienna, VA, and their sons Michael and Mark; Susan Land Bucek (Glenn) and their son Mathew of Arlington, VA; and Dr. Diane Land of Columbus, OH; Mary Land Crowther (Hugh) and their son Geoffrey of Minneapolis, MN; and John Land (Barbara) of Kitchener, ON. A descendant of United Empire Loyalists Robert and Abel Land, Joyce was born in Niagara Falls, ON on December 22, 1920, the daughter of the late Reginald and Beatrice (Boyle) Land. She attended school in Niagara Falls and Grimsby and Parks Business College in Hamilton before joining Dofasco, later becoming Executive Secretary to the Vice-President, Purchasing. In 1970, Joyce married Harry, also a Dofasco employee, and, in 1971, they retired and moved to Bobcaygeon. The family will receive friends at MONK FUNERAL HOME, 6 Helen Street, Bobcaygeon (866-393-0063) on Sunday, October 2, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service in Christ Church Anglican, Bobcaygeon, 11 a.m., Monday October 3. Cremation. Interment of ashes at a later date. Donations to Christ Church Anglican or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
Phyllis Cunningham passed away peacefully at Pinecrest Nursing Home, Bobcaygeon on Tuesday, November 22, 2005 in her 99th year. Wife of the late Albert Cunningham. Loving sister of Fern Hadley of Toronto and aunt of Gerald Tew of Bobcaygeon. Predeceased by five sisters and two brothers. Family and friends will be received at Christ Church Anglican, Sherwood Street, Bobcaygeon, on Friday, November 25, 2005 from 1 p.m. until service time at 2 p.m. Interment Verulam Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Monk Funeral Home (1-866-393-0063).
Damon Cleckner passed away at Ross Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, November 30, 2005 in his 44th year. Husband of Vera Schewtschenko. Father of Jazzmin and Lakeland, both at home. Brother of Paul (Laura) Cleckner of Durham, Jane (Ian) Brown of Calgary and Craig (Cathy) Cleckner of Toronto. Loved by several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received at Monk Funeral Home, 6 Helen Street, Bobcaygeon (1-866-393-0063) on Tuesday, December 6, 2005 from 1Ä3 p.m.
At Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on Tuesday, December 20, 2005, Jean Castle of Fenelon Falls, formerly of Peterborough, in her 82nd year. Dear friend of Doreen Dobbie of Fenelon Falls. Loving sister of Daisy Kennedy of Peterborough and the late Rosamond Cullen, Betty Lewis, Ernest Castle and Bruce Castle. Jean will be missed by her many nieces and nephews. Jean was inducted into the Peterborough Sports Hall of Fame for basketville on June 2, 1989. Family and friends will be received at MONK FUNERAL HOME, 6 HELEN STREET, BOBCAYGEON (866-393-0063) on Thursday, December 22nd from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral service at Christ Church Anglican on Friday, December 23, 2005 at 11 a.m. If desired, donations to Christ Church Anglican or Community Care would be appreciated.
Suddenly on Sunday, January 8, 2006, Frederick "Fred" Clifford of Oak Shores, formerly of Oshawa, at the age of 71. Beloved husband of Norma Clifford. Loving father of Teresa (Steve) of Whitby, Janet (Guill) of Oshawa and Robin (Cindy) of Fenelon Falls. Grandfather of Teresa, Steven, Tony and Christy. Great-grandfather of Anthony, Matteo, Lily and Ava. The family will receive friends at MONK FUNERAL HOME, 6 Helen Street, Bobcaygeon (738-3222) on Thursday, January 12, 2006 from 10 a.m. until service time in the chapel at 11 a.m. If desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Diabetes Association would be appreciated.
At Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on Thursday, April 20, 2006, Dorothy Curry of Bobcaygeon, in her 80th year. Beloved wife of the late Charles Curry. Loving mother of Betty (Dennis) Whaley of Fenelon Falls, Bill (Leo) Curry of Milton, Janet (Wayne) Stentiford of Kettleby and Julie (Chris Jackson) Curry of Peterborough. Grandmother of Jo-Anne (Jason), Kristen, Matthew (Kristi), Kevin (Nikki), Melissa, Alanna (Kerry) and Charlene (Mass). Great-grandmother of Amber, Ayden, Aaron, Morgyn and Sabina. Sister of George Greig of Scarborough and the late Bob and Helen. Friends and family will be received at MONK FUNERAL HOME, 6 Helen Street, Bobcaygeon (866) 393-0063 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Sunday and from 12 noon until service time in the chapel on Monday, April 24, 2006 at 1 p.m. Interment Glendale Memorial Gardens, Toronto. In memory of Dorothy, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.
Arnie Coumbs passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, September 2, 2006 in his 69th year. Husband of Ferne Coumbs. Son of the late Beattie and Thelma Coumbs. Father of Gregory and his wife Geraldine Coumbs of Haliburton, Bradley and his wife Beth Coumbs of Bobcaygeon, Lisa Coumbs of Bobcaygeon, and Dawn and her husband Tim McNeil of Bobcaygeon and the late Heather and Owen Coumbs. Grandfather of Crystal and her husband Tim Robinson of Minden, Stacey Coumbs of Haliburton and Noah, Josh and the late Austin McNeil of Bobcaygeon. Great-grandfather of Madison Robinson of Minden. Brother of Faye Hartwick of Lindsay and Eileen (Jean) Belanger of Kingston. Family and friends will be received at MONK FUNERAL HOME, 6 Helen Street, Bobcaygeon (866-393-0063) on Monday, September 4, 2006 from 6-9 p.m. Funeral service in Trinity United Church on Tuesday, September 5, 2006 at 11 a.m. Interment Verulam Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations the Canadian Cancer Society or Mt. Sinai Neo-natal Unit would be appreciated.
Edna Dewhurst - Passed away at Case Manor on Tuesday, July 20th, 2004. Beloved mother of John (Pat) Dewhurst and Reg Dewhurst of Bobcaygeon, Ernie (Mary) Dewhurst of Grande Prairie, AB; Edward (Lorie) Dewhurst of Harvey Township, Frank Dewhurst of Newmarket and Heather (Lonnie) Fisher of Cambridge. Grandmother of 14. Great grandmother of 4. Family and friends will be received at the Monk Funeral Home 6 Helen Street Bobcaygeon from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral Service in the Monk Chapel on Friday, June 23rd, 2004 at 11 a.m. Interment Verulam Cemetery.
Johannes “John” de Jong passed away peacefully at Ross Memorial Hospital on Monday, July 26th, 2004 in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of Alice de Jong. Loving father of Dinah (Bob) Wilson of Fenelon Falls & Jenny (Tom) White of Bowmanville. Grandfather of Paul (Shelley)Wilson & Mike Wilson and Kris and Dina White. Great grandfather of Lauryn Wilson. Brother of Willem (Co) de Jong, Janny Stigter, Nell (Wim Kool), all of Holland and the late Teuntje, Cornelis, Jakoba, Adrian & Herman. Survived and loved by his sister-in-law Ger and many nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received at the Monk Funeral Home, 6 Helen St., Bobcaygeon on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and at the Fenelon Falls United Church on Friday, July 30th, 2004 from 10 a.m. until service time at 11 a.m. Interment Pine Grove Cemetery, Norland. Donations to Ross Memorial Hospital or the Fenelon Falls United Church would be appreciated.
John Darch of Coquitlam, BC, formerly of Bobcaygeon, passed away on Wednesday, October 6, 2004 in Coquitlam, BC. Beloved husband of the late Jean Darch. Dear father of Betty Darch of Vancouver, BC & Diane Darch and her husband Dennis of Coquitlam, BC. Family and friends will be received at Monk Funeral Home, 6 Helen St., Bobcaygeon (705-738-3222) from 1:00 p.m. until service time at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 19, 2004. Interment Verulam Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of British Columbia & Yukon 1212 West Broadway Vancouver, BC V6H 3V2 (1-888-473-4636) would be appreciated.
Julia Devenish passed away at Ross Memorial Hospital on Thursday, January 20, 2005 in her 79th year. Loving wife of Charlie Devenish. Beloved mother of Gregory of Vancouver, John of Ottawa & Sharon of Stratford. Sister of John Blacklock of Oakville & Betty Thompson of North Bay. Family and friends will be received at Trinity United Church on Tuesday, January 25, 2005 from 12 noon until service time at 1:00 p.m. Arrangements by Monk Funeral Home, 6 Helen Street, Bobcaygeon. (866.393.0063).
John Dyer - Peacefully at his home near Cookstown in his 90th year on April 4th, 2005. Loving husband of Vera. Beloved brother of Bernice and the late Norm Stanley, the late George and the late Elsie Dyer. Brother-in-law to Nancy and the late Allen Chick, the late Robert and the late Marion Bennett. Uncle to Bill and Barbara, Marilyn and Jim, Bill and Heather, Patricia and Dave, $hari and the late Allen James. Great-uncle to Jennifer, Jeffrey, Christopher, David, Sarah, Brian, Michael, Madison, Taylor, Troy and Brad. A memorial service will take place at Monk Funeral Home, 6 Helen Street, Bobcaygeon (1-866-393-0063) on Friday, April 8th, 2005 at 1:00 p.m. Memorial donations to the Oncology Units of Sunnybrook and Women’s College Health Sciences Centre or Princess Margaret Hospital would be appreciated.