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ONTARIO - Paisley - W. Kent Milroy Funeral Home Obituaries - 23

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Friday, 20 March 2009, at 3:33 a.m.

Donald Keith
Passed away at the Bruce Grey Health Centre, Walkerton on Friday, January 13th, 2006, at the age of 69 years, Don Keith of Paisley. Dear friend of Louise Clark. Husband of the late Sharon Atkinson. Father of Cindy and her husband Ken Bestward of Southampton. Popa of Tyler and Trevor Bestward. Don is survived by his sister Marie Cooper of Kincardine, his mother-in-law Isma Atkinson of McVeen Lodge in Hanover, and by his sister-in-law Mary Pat Atkinson of Durham. He is predeceased by his brother Cecil, and by one brother in infancy.
Friends may call at the W. Kent Milroy Paisley Chapel. 216 Queen St. S., Paisley from
2–4 and 7-9 p.m. on Sunday, January 15th. Funeral service will conducted in Westminster Presbyterian Church, Queen St. South, Paisley, on Monday at 11:00 a.m., with the Rev. Shelley Butterfield-Kocis officiating.
Interment Douglas Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 295, or the Walkerton and District Health Services Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Mary Jane Keffer
At the Grey Bruce Health Services, Southampton, on Wednesday, March 1st, 2006, at the age of 79 years, Mary Jane Keffer of Port Elgin and formerly of Toronto. Beloved and cherished daughter of the late Ivan and Mary Louise Keffer who predeceased her in 1965 and 1982 respectively. Mary Jane spent some of her early years growing up in Berlin, Germany where her father led the F.W. Woolworth Co’s expansion into Germany in the 1920’s and 1930’s. The rise of Nazism resulted in the Keffers returning to Toronto where Mr. Keffer continued to serve Woolworths in a senior capacity.Mary Jane was a life-long summer resident of Port Elgin who loved travelling, golfing at the Saugeen Golf Course, and swimming in front of the Keffer family cottage on the Port Elgin Beach.
A memorial service will be conducted at Elgin Lodge, 551 Mary St., Port Elgin, on Saturday, April 8th, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Dwight Biggs officiating.
Interment Zion Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Vaughan, Ontario.
Memorial contributions to the Saugeen Memorial Hospital Foundation MRI Fund would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
Funeral arrangements in the care of the W. Kent Milroy Port Elgin Chapel, 510 Mill St., Port Elgin, (Town of Saugeen Shores).

Keenan, William Herbert
At his residence in Port Elgin on Monday, March 11th, 2002 at the age of 66 years, William Keenan of Port Elgin. Father of Paul and his wife Arlene of Port Elgin, Daniel of Kitchener, Patrick and his wife Alice of Bethany, and Linda and her husband Gordon Crombeen of Port Elgin. Grandpa of Carolyn, Holly, Ashley, Matthew, Samuel and Kevin. Son of Florence Keenan of Burlington. Brother of Diane and her husband Armand Colosimo of Thunder Bay, Brian and his wife Jany of Winnipeg, and Maureen and her husband John Whittaker of Australia. Special friend of Joanne Lewis of Port Elgin. He is predeceased by his father Herbert Keenan and by his brothers James and Thomas.
Friends may call at the W. Kent Milroy Port Elgin Chapel, 510 Mill Street, Port Elgin (Town of Saugeen Shores), from 7 to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday. Funeral mass will be celebrated in St. Joseph’s Church, 920 Wellington St., Port Elgin, on Friday at 11:00 am. with Father Robert Hudson officiating.
Interment Sanctuary Park Cemetery, Port Elgin.
Memorial contributions to Saugeen Shores Medical Centre Building Fund or the Diabetes Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Keel, Frederick Albert
Having gone to be with the Lord, at the Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound, on Wednesday, October 24th, 2001 at the age of 81 years, Fred Keel of Port Elgin and formerly of Toronto. Husband of the late Eugenie “Gene” Self. Father of David of Toronto, Gordon and his wife Preeti of Salt Springs Island, B.C. and Jamie Cooper of Missouri. Grandfather of Jennifer Keel and Ryan and Timothy Cooper. Special friend of Jareth Andersen of Port Elgin. Uncle of Arden Hiller, Jeanette Halliday and Donald Keel. He is predeceased by his sister Jessie Bradley and by his brother George Keel.
Friends may call at the W. Kent Milroy Port Elgin Chapel, 510 Mill Street, Port Elgin, (Town of Saugeen Shores) on Friday, Oct. 26th, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be conducted in St. John’s Anglican Church, Port Elgin, on Saturday at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Margaret Greenhow officiating.
Interment Sanctuary Park Cemetery.
Memorial contributions to the Boy Scouts or Girl Guides of Canada, Gideon Memorial Bibles or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Kearns, Minnie
At the Southampton Care Centre on Thursday, Sept., 18th, 2003, at the age of 84 years, the former Minnie Scott, wife of the late Harold Kearns, mother of Dorothy and her husband John Bleakley of Dallas, Georgia.She is also survived by her grandchildren Renee, John and Steven, by her five great-grandchildren, and by her daughter-in-law Erlene Kearns.Predeceased by her son Harry, her daughter Brenda, her sister Florence Cannon, and her brothers Jim, Emil and Morris Scott.
Friends may call at the W. Kent Milroy Port Elgin Chapel, 510 Mill Street, Port Elgin, (Town of Saugeen Shores) from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday evening, September 19th. Funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Saturday morning at 11:00 a.m., with Rev. Bruce McDougall officiating.
Interment Southampton Cemetery.
A reception with the family will follow in the Community Room of the funeral home.
Memorial contributions to the Resident’s Fund of the Southampton Care Centre would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Karcher, Stella
At Elgin Abbey Nursing Home, Chesley, on Thursday, January 10th, 2002, in her 91st year, the former Stella Parker of Paisley. Beloved wife of the late Stewart Karcher. Dear mother of Wilma and her husband the late Robert McArthur of Port Elgin, Diane and her husband Ron Gottschalk, William and his wife Mairi, and Ed and his wife Shirley, all of Paisley. Grandmother of Lori, Heather, Paul, Patricia, Chris, Steven, Brad, Teresa, Kory and Julia. Great-grandmother of Ashley, Mairi Katherine, Callum, Logan, Alisha & Tyler. Sister of Minnie Swick of Port Elgin. She is predeceased by her brother-in-law Cliff Swick.
Friends may call at the W. Kent Milroy Paisley Chapel, 216 Queen St. S., Paisley, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Saturday.Funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Richard McTavish officiating.
Interment Starkvale Cemetery.
Memorial contributions to the Paisley Baptist Church would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
The Royal Canadian Legion Br. #295 Ladies Auxiliary will hold a memorial service in the funeral home on Saturday at 6:45p.m.

Carol Juoni
At the Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound on Friday, November 28th, 2003, at the age of 61 years, the former Carol Smylie. Wife of the late Simo Juoni. Mother of Peter and his wife Shelly of Chatsworth. Grandma of Mckayla, Kirsten and Collin. Daughter of Vera Smylie of Timmins and the late James Smylie. Sister of Jim Smylie and his wife Lorraine of Timmins, and Bob Smylie and his wife Diane of British Columbia. She is also survived by her five nephews.
Friends may call at the W. Kent Milroy Paisley Chapel, 216 Queen St. South, Paisley, from 7 to 9 p.m. on Monday evening.Funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Tuesday morning, December 2nd, at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Gordon Williams officiating.
Interment Paisley Cemetery.
Memorial contributions to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Johnston, Almon Philip
At the Extendicare Nursing Home, Scarborough, on Thursday, August 29th, 2002, at the age of 93 years, Almon Johnston of Toronto and formerly of Miramichi, N.B. Husband of the late Beryl Johnstone. Brother of Ivan Johnston of Port Elgin.He is also survived by his nieces, Barbara and Patsy and by his nephew Johnny. He is predeceased by three brothers and one sister.
A family visitation was held at the W. Kent Milroy Port Elgin Chapel, 510 Mill St., Port Elgin.
Interment Pine Grove Cemetery, Loggieville, New Brunswick.
For further information please call the W. Kent Milroy Port Elgin Chapel, 519-832-2222.

Florence Johnson
Quietly at her residence on Thursday, January 8th, 2004 at the age of 52 years, the former Florence John of Saugeen First Nation. Wife of Terry Robert Johnson. Mother of Kathleen and her husband Phillip Johnson, Sheila Bob, and Priscilla and her husband Orion Southwind, all of Saugeen First Nation. She will be remembered by her sister Gretta Foster of Cambridge, and by her brothers Larry, Fredrick, Carson, and Eugene John, all of Saugeen First Nation. She is also survived by eleven grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her daughter Mary Lee, her parents, and by one nephew.
Friends may call at her residence, 699 French Bay Road, Saugeen First Nation, from 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Funeral service will be conducted in the James Mason Cultural Centre on Monday at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Eleanor Russ and Pastor Philip Ritchie officiating.
Interment French Bay Cemetery.
Memorial contributions to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Jensen, Ilse
At her residence in Port Elgin on Sunday, February 9th, 2003 at the age of 72 years. Wife of Juhan Jensen.
Friends may call at the W. Kent Milroy Port Elgin Chapel, 510 Mill St., Port Elgin, from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday.
Cremation.
Memorial contributions to the Port Elgin & District Lions Club would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Jeffery, Caroline
At the Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound, on Saturday, December 14th, 2002 at the age of 84 years, the former Carrie Haine of Port Elgin. Wife of the late Lorne Jeffery. Loving mother of Susanne Jeffery of Port Elgin.She is also survived by sister Margaret "Peggy" Hawes of St. Catharines and by many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the W. Kent Milroy Port Elgin Chapel, 510 Mill Street, Port Elgin (Town of Saugeen Shores) on Monday evening from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Margaret Greenhow officiating.
Interment Sanctuary Park Cemetery.
Memorial contributions to Community Living would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Gordon Jamieson
Suddenly at home on Thursday, July 1st, 2004, at the age of 60 years, Gordon Jamieson of Saugeen Shores. Husband of the former Helen Kinch. Father of Lisa and her husband Steve Bennett of Kitchener, Debra and her husband Rob Atkinson of Port Elgin, and Dianne and her husband Russell Noel of Coquitlam, B.C.Grandpa to Parker, Chantel and Evan Bennett.He is also survived by one sister Marg and her husband Keith Moffatt of Bluevale.
Friends may call at the W. Kent Milroy Port Elgin Chapel , 510 Mill Street, Port Elgin (Town of Saugeen Shores), from 3-5 and from 7-9 p.m. on Sunday, July 4th.Funeral service will be conducted from Port Elgin United Church, 840 Bruce Street, Port Elgin, on Monday at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Gordon Williams officiating.
Interment Sanctuary Park Cemetery, Port Elgin.
Memorial contributions to the Hospital for Sick Children Foundation or the Children's Burn Camp would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
The Royal Canadian Legion Br. #340, Port Elgin, will hold a memorial service in the funeral home on Sunday evening at 7:00 p.m.

Richard "Rick" Jacobs
Suddenly in Toronto on Saturday evening, December 2nd, 2006, at the age of 45 years, Rick Jacobs of Southampton and formerly of Meaford. Husband of the former Trudy Kewageshig. Father of Richard “Rich” and Joseph “Joey”, both of Southampton. Papa to Sharissa. He is survived by his mother Rita Jacobs of Sagamok First Nation, by his daughter-in-law Karissa Ritchie of Southampton, by his brothers Irwin, Roger, Peter, and John Jacobs, and Tim Ritchie, and by his sisters Kim Toulouse, Donna Jacobs, and Terri Indoe and their families. Brother-in-law to Faith Crowe, Bonnie Mason, Monica Roote, Jackie Kewageshig, Larry Kewageshig and Tom Kewageshig and their families. Rick will be missed by his many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his father Irwin Peters, and by his stepfather Marvin Jacobs.
Friends may call at the family residence, 95 Ottawa Ave., Southampton from 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, December 5th, 2006. Funeral service will be conducted in Wesley United Church, Highway 21, Saugeen First Nation on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Maggie McLeod officiating.A reception with the family at the James Mason Cultural Centre will follow the service.
Memorial contributions to the Kidney Transplant Unit of Toronto General Hospital would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Jackman, Sarah "Eleanor"
At Hampton Court, Southampton, on Saturday, August 25th, 2001, in her 8lst year, Eleanor Jackman of Port Elgin. Wife of the late Percy Jackman. Dear mother of Marguerite and her husband Eugene Perkins of Dobbinton, Doug and his wife Linda of Port Elgin, Marlene and her husband Bob Crossley of Park Head and Cathy and her husband Bill Esplen of Whitby. She is also survived by sisters Mary Thompson and Ruby Walker, 11 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Predeceased by brothers Edward & Neil Brown and great granddaughter, Makena.
Friends may call at the W. Kent Milroy Port Elgin Chapel, 510 Mill Street, Port Elgin, (Town of Saugeen Shores) on Monday from 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be conducted in Tolmie Presbyterian Church on Tuesday at 2.00 p.m. with the Rev. Gordon Williams officiating.
Interment Sanctuary Park Cemetery, Port Elgin.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Tolmie Presbyterian Building Fund or the Saugeen Memorial Hospital Foundation as expressions of sympathy.
Royal Canadian Legion Branch #340 Ladies Auxiliary will hold a memorial service in the funeral home Monday evening at 6.45 p.m.

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