Olive Allin of Sarnia, Ontario died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2002 at Sarnia General Hospital. She was 86.
She was born April 1, 1915 in Montreal, Quebec, the daughter of Samson Elliott and Elizabeth Bell. She married John Allin in July 1955 in Montreal.
A resident of Sarnia for the past four years, Mrs. Allin had also lived at RR 2 Iroquois for 26 years and in Montreal. She worked as a homemaker and was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 105 Ladies Auxiliary. She was also a member of St. John's United Church in Cardinal.
She is survived by her stepson Edward (Janet) Allin of Sarnia; stepdaughter Lillian Harrisson (Bernie Pelletier) of Morrisburg; and 12 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband John; stepson John Allin Jr.; and stepdaughter Norma Madden.
Friends called at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home, Cardinal, Tuesday, Jan. 22, where the funeral service was held Wednesday, Jan. 23 at 1 pm. Rev. Arlyce Schiebout officiated. Interment was at St. John's Riverside Cemetery, Cardinal.
The pall bearers were Lance, Blair and Darrell Allin, Michael Harrisson, Dorothy Cote and Donna Harrisson.
Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
Doris Allison, a resident of Hill's Trailer Park, Morrisburg, for the past 14 years, died Monday, April 29, 2002. She was 76.
She was born July 10, 1925 in Williamsburg Township, the daughter of Garnet McKenzie and Inez McKenzie (nee Salmon). She was a life-time resident of the area. She married Hartley Allison June 29, 1946 at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Riverside Heights.
Mrs. Allison was a member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 538 in Williamsburg, and a member of Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Riverside Heights.
Mrs. Allison is survived by her husband; children, Anne Fournier (Lee Crozier) off RR 3 Prescott, and Michael (Beverley) of Sayward, B.C; and by her nieces and nephews. She will be greatly missed by husband, family and friends.
The funeral service was held at Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home, Wednesday, May 1, 2002 at 11 am, with Rev. Bill Byers and Rev. Pat Martin officiating. Interment of cremated remains was at St. Lawrence Valley Union Cemetery, Long Sault.
Memorial donations to Winchester Hospital would be appreciated by the family
George Edward Armstrong, of Spencerville, died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002. He was 88 years old.
He was born in Matilda Township April 29, 1914, to Alex Armstrong and Jaramina Foot. Mr. Armstrong spent his life doing what he enjoyed the most � working his farm in the Shanly area. He was also a milk transport driver, transporting milk from the farms to the dairy. In 1943, he married Ruth Beckstead in the town of Dundela.
Among his favourite hobbies were fishing, bingo, playing cards, watching wrestling and visiting the Casino. He also had a keen interest for machinery and enjoyed spending his time repairing farm equipment.
He was the beloved husband of Ruth Beckstead of 59 years. He was the loving father of Edith Sipes of Morrisburg, George Armstrong Jr. of Cardinal, Stephen and Brenda Armstrong of Winchester, Barbara Armstrong of Spencerville, Audrey Typhair of Oxford Mills, Linda Mawhinney of Brockville and Ann Winters of Brockville. He is also survived by several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Visitation for the late George Armstrong was held at Grant Brown Funeral Home, Purcell Chapel, Spencerville, Saturday, Dec. 14 from noon to 2 pm. The funeral service followed in the chapel, officiated by Rev. Donald Wachenschwanz. Miriam Woodland was the organist for the service. Spring interment will be at South Gower Cemetery.
Memorial donations to a charity of choice would be gratefully acknowledged.
ROBERT "GARNET" ARMSTRONG
Robert "Garnet" Armstrong, 79, a resident of Brockville for the past year, died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2002 at the Hospice of Providence, St. Vincent Site, following a one-year battle with cancer.
He was born June 5, 1923 in Brockville, the son of James Armstrong and Fanny Toye, and was a resident of Cardinal most of his life. He married Thelma Gray July 17, 1976 at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Cardinal.
Mr. Armstrong was warden at St. Paul's Church for more than 20 years. He was retired from his position as manager of LCBO, Cardinal Branch. Following retirement, he was also an active volunteer for the Seniors' Support Centre in Cardinal and the VON, driving many people to and from appointments.
Mr. Armstrong is survived by his stepchildren, Howard Gillmoure and his wife Carol of Brockville and Ruth and her husband Jerry Walker of Ottawa. He was the grandfather of Tracey Gillmoure of Rensselaer Falls, New York, and Michael, David and Tyler Walker, all of Ottawa. He was the brother-in-law of Vera Armstrong of Cardinal; and dear uncle of Edna (Mrs. Weldon McLeod) and Marie (Mrs. John Dixon), all of Stittsville, Madeline (Mrs. Larry Hall) of Lively, and Dale and his wife Shirley of Nachawick, N.B.
Mr. Armstrong was predeceased by brothers Jay, Lloyd and Harry Armstrong, and by his sister, Mabel Armstrong.
Friends called at Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home, Cardinal Friday, Nov. 8, 2002. The funeral was held at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Cardinal, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2002 at 1:30 pm, with Father Doug Hayman officiating. Interment followed at St. Paul's Cemetery, Cardinal.
Pallbearers were Ron Gilmer, Gary Linnen, Dave, Michael and Jerry Walker and David MacDonald.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Paul's Church, Cardinal, Hospice of Providence, St. Vincent Site.
WILLIAM EARL "BILL" ARMSTRONG
William Earl "Bill" Armstrong, RR 3 Prescott, died peacefully at Winchester Hospital surrounded by his family Thursday, Jan. 3, 2002.
He was born Sept. 25, 1917 in Edwardsburgh Township. He was the son of Stanley Armstrong and Annabelle Seeley, who predeceased him. He was married to Madalene Armstrong.
Mr. Armstrong had been a truck driver on the milk run for Husband's Transport of Brouseville, and lived his lifetime in and around the Cardinal area.
Mr. Armstrong is survived by his wife Madalene and daughters Martha (Terry) Mizuik of Port Colborne and Marianne (David) MacDonald of Cardinal. He is lovingly remembered as papa to Stacey Sulaiman (Steve), Katie, Michael, Jordie and Kailee and great grandchildren Sadie, Samuel and Sachairi. He will be sadly missed by Harley and Itty Bits.
He was predeceased by brothers Acil, Donald and Ross and by sisters Mary Brown and Betty York.
Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home, Cardinal, was entrusted with the arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to the Leeds and Grenville SPCA of Ontario.
Grace Atkinson, 4500 Charleville Rd., RR 2 Prescott, died Monday, Dec. 24, 2001 at St. Lawrence Lodge, Brockville. She was 86.
She was born March 28, 1915 at Prescott., Ont., the daughter of John George Baynham and Ethel Mae Vallance. She married James Atkinson June 5,1934 at Prescott.
She is survived by her son Robert (wife, Lynda); brothers Lelland (Ella), Alton (Doreen), Spencer (Evelyn), Ken (Joyce), Reg (Marion) and John (Bernadeen) Baynham; her sister Kathleen Finnerty; grandchildren Michael Atkinson, Krista (Mrs. John Doris), Julie Atkinson, Bill Stephenson and Chastity Stephenson; and great grandchildren Jack Andrew Doris and Hailey Dawn Stephenson
She was predeceased by her parents; her husband; her daughter Elizabeth Stephenson; her brother Victor Baynham; and her sister June Strader.
Mrs. Atkinson enjoyed her family, knitting, friends, Wellington Rebecca Lodge, gardening and cooking. She worked as a housewife and mother, and as a cook at St. Lawrence Lodge for nearly eight years. Previously, she was a cook at the 401 Inn (Prescott) and then at the Brockville 401 Inn.
She was a member of St. John's Anglican Church, Prescott, Wellington Rebecca Lodge No. 108, Prescott, and a member of the Maynard Women's Institute for 60 years.
Visitation was at the Chris Slater Funeral Home, Prescott, Thursday, Dec. 27 from 7 to 9 pm and Dec. 28 from noon to 2 pm. The funeral service was held in the chapel of the funeral home Dec. 28, 2001 at 2 pm, with Rev. Gerry Ring officiating. A committal service and burial followed at Maynard Cemetery.
The pall bearers were Mike Atkinson, Paul, Milton, Ray, Hugh and Lee Baynham.
Memorial donations may be made to St. John's Church Building Fund and the Canadian Cancer Society.
GORDON GERALD BAKER
Gordon Gerald Baker, formerly of 736 Dibble St., Prescott, and later of 25 Coyle Dr., Morrisburg, died peacefully after a brief illness in his 91st year.
He was the son of the late George Arthur Baker and the late Christina Lauderville. He was also predeceased by his brothers Hugh and Howard in WWI. He was also predeceased by his brother Wade and his sister Betty.
Mr. Baker spent most of his life in Prescott. He married the former Edna Mae Barkley April 22, 1950 at St. John's Anglican Church. She predeceased him in 1994. He had been a long-time employee of Newell Industries.
Mr. Baker will be sadly missed by his nephew Gordon Snyder and his wife Yvonne, and their children Matthew and Tyler, of Morrisburg.
Private arrangements were entrusted to the Marsden McLaughlin Funeral Home, Iroquois. Burial is to take place in the family plot at Sandy Hill Cemetery in the spring.
Gordon Bass, a resident of Edwardsburgh Township most of his life who most recently resided at RR 1 Brinston, died at home suddenly, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2003. He was 68.
He was born in Edwardsburgh Township May 31, 1934 to Robert Bass and Rebecca Alkerton. He had been the loving companion of Ida Smith for the past four years.
Mr. Bass had worked on the St. Lawrence Seaway, had been a heavy equipment operator, worked at the Johnstown elevator, for R.W. Myers, Township of Edwardsburgh and part-time for Connolly's farm.
Although he had resided in western Canada for a short time, Mr. Bass spent most of his life in the Cardinal and Spencerville areas, and the past four years in the Brinston area. He was a member of the United Church.
Mr. Bass is survived by his children: Charlie and his wife Pam of RR 1 Cardinal, Arthur and his wife Belinda of Ottawa, David of Merrickville, Becky and her husband Kevin Martin of Ottawa, and Heather and Jessica, both of Valparsio, Indiana; and brothers and sisters: Earl and his wife Ruth, Russell and his wife Joan, all of Spencerville, and Edith Ferrier of Perth. He will be sadly missed by four grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents.
Friends called Friday, Jan. 17, 2003 at the Marsden McLaughlin Funeral Home, Cardinal, where the funeral service was held Saturday, Jan. 18 at 11 am, with Rev. Arlyce Schiebout officiating. A spring interment will be at Shanly Cemetery.
The pallbearers were Dave Sloan, Dave Dobbie, Steve and Dennis Liezert, Dan Connolly and James Cooper.
Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Alice Baynham, Water St., Prescott, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2001 at Brockville General Hospital. She was 68.
Mrs. Baynham was born Oct. 14, 1933 at Brockville, the daughter of Gilford Towe and Margaret Perrin. She married John Baynham July 19, 1952 at Trinity Church, Brockville.
She is survived by her husband John; sons Milton (wife Vicky) and Michael (wife Hala); daughters Mildred Shire, Melody (Ken Jacques), Michelle and Muriel (Garry Fawcett); grandchildren Diane and Paul Shire, Sandra, Christopher and Issa Baynham, Melissa Foubert, Christopher and Curtis Jacques and Mike Fawcett; great grandchildren; Brandon, Ben, Hayden and Karin also several nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law. She was predeceased by her parents.
Mrs. Baynham's interests included her family, cooking and playing cards, and she worked as a housewife at home.
Visitation was at the Chris Slater Funeral Home Wednesday, Jan. 2 from 2 to 4 pm and from 7 to 9 pm. The funeral service took place in the chapel of the funeral home Thursday, Jan. 3, 2002 at 2 pm, with Rev. Gerry Ring officiating. A committal service and burial followed at Maynard Cemetery.
The pall bearers were Hugh, Lee, Ray and Paul Baynham, Wayne Towe and Michael Garrett.
Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society as expressions of sympathy.
ALTON K. BAYNHAM
Alton K. Baynham, RR 2 Prescott, died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2002 at St.Vincent de Paul Hospital, Brockville, just before his 83rd birthday.
Mr. Baynham was born Sept. 17, 1919 in Augusta Township, the son of John George Baynham and Ethel Mae Vallance. He married Doreen Baynham March 12, 1948 in Maynard. His interests included gardening, marketing and euchre parties. He had been employed as a stationary engineer at DuPont.
He is survived by his daughters Sandra Robinson of Brockville and Sharon (Mrs. Robert Baker) of North Augusta; sons Ray Baynham of North Augusta and Brad Baynham of RR 2 Prescott; grandchildren Andrew Robinson, Leah Baynham, Amelia Baynham, Sarah Baynham, Mitchel Baker, Christopher Baker, Ryan Baker and Theresa (Mrs. Dave Dillon); great grandchildren Gabriel Dillon and Lucas Baker; sister Kathleen Finnerty; brothers Lelland (Ella), Spencer (Evelyn), Ken (Joyce), Reg and his friend Edie, and John. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Baynham was predeceased by his parents, his wife Doreen Baynham, sisters Grace Atkinson and June Strader, and his brother Victor.
Visitation was held at the Chris Slater Funeral Home, Prescott, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2002, where the funeral service was held in the chapel Sept. 11 at 11 am. Rev. Gerry Ring officiated.
A committal service followed at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Maitland.
The pallbearers were Willis Brown, Ken Boyd, Cy Easterbrooke, George Robinson, Ed Robinson and Andrew Robinson.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Palliative Care.
DOREEN ANNIE BAYNHAM*
Doreen Annie Baynham, 4642 Fourth Concession Road, Prescott, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2002 at Brockville General Hospital. She was 75.
She was born Sept. 4, 1926 at Brockville, the daughter of Dawson Alkerton and Beatrice Blair, who predeceased her. She married Alton Baynham March 12, 1948 at Maynard.
Mrs. Baynham is survived by her husband Alton; sons Ray and Brad Baynham; daughters Sandra Robinson and Sharon (Mrs. Robert Baker); grandchildren Andrew Robinson, Leah Baynham, Amelia Baynham, Sarah Baynham, Mitchel Baker (friend Krissy), Christopher Baker, Ryan Baker and Theresa (Mrs. Dave Dillon). She was the great grandmother of Gabriel Dillon and Lucas Baker.
Her main interests were her family and baseball. She had been employed as a custodian at South Grenville District High School.
Visitation took place at the Chris Slater Funeral Home, Prescott, Tuesday, Feb. 26, where the funeral service was held in the chapel Feb. 27 at 11 am. Rev. Gerry Ring officiated. The committal service followed at Roselawn Memorial Gardens.
The pall bearers were John McCrea, Mike McCrea, John and Jack Weststrate, Ken Dickson and Lyle Lawrence.
Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
* [Note from daughter: Hello:
There is an error in my mother’s birth date. I know the error came originally from the funeral home. Her birth date is August 4, 1926 not September.
A correction would be much appreciated.