Olive Kavanaugh of Cardinal died Tuesday, April 16, 2002 at Winchester Hospital. She was 80.
Born Nov. 3, 1921 in Edwardsburgh Township, she was the daughter of Arnold McIvor and Kathleen McIvor (nee Dove). She was married to Jerold Kavanaugh.
Mrs. Kavanaugh was a life-time resident of the Cardinal and Spencerville area, and worked for many years at the Hathaway shirt factory in Prescott. She was a member of Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Cardinal, and the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 105, Cardinal. She enjoyed playing cards, camping and spending time with her family. She also loved the company of her cat Smokey.
She is survived by her children: Joanne Kavanaugh, Ritchie (Merushe), Steve (Tracey) and Tim (Gloria), all of Cardinal; her brother Alton (Nina) McIvor of Brockville and her sister Donna (Lloyd) Dillabough of West Brook; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a sister, Madeline Kavanaugh; brothers Bernard and Lloyd McIvor; and by her sons Wayne and Randy.
Friends called at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home, Cardinal, Wednesday, April 17. The Mass of Christian Burial was held at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church Thursday, April 18, 2002 at 2 pm, with Father Bill Powell officiating. Interment was at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery, Cardinal.
The pallbearers were Garry Kavanaugh, Bob McDonald, Pat McDonald, Bun Lunny, Peter Graham and Ron Dillabough.
Memorial donations made to the Winchester Hospital and the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
MARGARET MARTHA KEELER
Margaret Martha Keeler, Sherwood Park Manor, Brockville, died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2002 at her residence. She was 101.
She was born Oct. 15, 1900 at London, England, the daughter of William James Quadling and Jessie Simpson Coutts.
She married Albert Paul Keeler March 1,1930 at Digby, Nova Scotia. She was a member of the Red Cross, Women's Institute and the Church Guild. Mrs. Keeler worked as a homemaker at home.
Mrs. Keeler is survived by her daughter Joyce (Mrs Tut McKinnon); granddaughters Victoria Anne McKinnon and Margaret Gabrielle McKinnon; and by great granddaughter Alana Krista Hamelin.
She was predeceased by her parents and husband, two sisters, Jessie (Cis) and Florence (Flo); and by four brothers: William (Will), Arthur, Robert(Bob) and Edward.
Visitation took place at the Chris Slater Funeral Home, Prescott, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2002. The funeral service was held in the chapel of the funeral home Aug. 19 at 2 pm, with Rev. Michael Pollesel officiating. A committal service followed at Maynard Cemetery.
The pall bearers were Timothy McKinnon, Steve McKinnon, Willy McKinnon and Tyler McKinnon.
As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Sherwood Park Manor and St. John's Anglican Church, Prescott.
VERDA IRENE KINCAID
Verda Irene Kincaid died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2001 at the age of 89. She was a resident of the Mayfield Retirement Centre in Prescott.
She was born March 4, 1912 in Clearwater, Manitoba, a daughter of Robert Gardiner and Isabelle (Duncan) Gardiner. She moved with her family to the Kirkton, Ontario area in 1914, and subsequently to Simcoe, Ontario in 1927. She attended Hamilton Normal College and taught elementary school in Simcoe. She and her husband, Thomas Garfield Kincaid, were married Aug. 1, 1936. They moved to Prescott in 1939, when he became the supervisor of wartime contracts at Dominion Lighthouse Depot. In 1949 he and Mrs. Kincaid founded Prescott Paper Products Ltd.
Mrs. Kincaid was active in the community, serving in a variety of organizations. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church where she was on the altar guild. She led the First Prescott Cub Scout pack for many years, and she was a member of the Grenville County Historical Society. She served as a volunteer worker at Brockville General Hospital and was active in the Ostomy Association. She was a member of the Prescott Golf Club and the Prescott Curling Club.
She is survived by her brother Harold Gardiner, of Lemberg, Saskatchewan, and her sister Elizabeth McIntosh, of Whitby, Ontario; one son, Thomas Gardiner Kincaid and his wife, Elizabeth Streb Kincaid of Lexington, Massachusetts; two grandsons, Thomas John Kincaid, and his wife Linda, of North Andover, Massachusetts, and Colin Streb Kincaid, of Boulder; Colorado; one grand daughter, Elizabeth Gardiner Johnson, and her husband Kevin, of Bedford, Massachusetts; and eight great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband Thomas Garfield, and by three children in their infancy, Elizabeth Ann, Gertrude Ann and Alexander Duncan.
Canon Douglas Burns conducted a family funeral service at St. John's Church Dec. 21, 2001 with internment following at Sandy Hill Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements were under the supervision of the Chris Slater Funeral Home, Prescott.
Memorial donations may be made to the United Ostomy Association of Canada.
DOREEN MARY KINGHORN
Doreen Mary Kinghorn, 9501 Branch Rd., RR 2 North Augusta, died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2002 at St. Vincent de Paul Hospital, Brockville. She was 69.
She was born Dec. 10, 1933 at Windsor, Ont., the daughter of John Watson and Maude Culver. She married Art Kinghorn Feb. 7, 1953 at St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Garretton.
Mrs. Kinghorn is survived by her husband Art; sons: Steve (wife Gail), Greg (wife Susie), Les (friend Cindy), Brent (wife Cynthia) and Paul (friend Lisa); daughter Elly (husband Wayne Jordan); sister Jackie (Mrs. Clarence Barkley); grandchildren: Kris (wife Amy), Sean, Marissa, Matthew, Alison, Chelsea, Skye, Alexis and Daryl; great grandchild Mason; brother-in-law Allan Kelso; cousins Bob and Mary Culver, as well as many other cousins.
She was predeceased by her parents and her sister, Mildred Kelso.
Mrs. Kinghorn's main interests were the community and church, sewing, crafts and her family. She worked as a homemaker at home.
Visitation was at Chris Slater Funeral Home, Prescott, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2002. The funeral service took place at St. Andrew's Church, Garretton, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2003, Rev. Allan Gault officiating. The committal service followed at St. Andrew's, Garretton.
The pallbearers were Bernard Boesveld, Ken Barkley, Carl Covill, Tim Peters, Bill Reid, Garfield Forsyth.
Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, St. Andrew's, Garretton, and St. Vincent Palliative Care.
WILLIAM FRANKLIN "BILL" KINGSTON
William Franklin "Bill" Kingston, a lifetime resident of the area, died at Brockville General Hospital Friday, Jan. 11, 2002 at the age of 65. He had been residing at RR 3 Prescott.
Mr. Kingston was born in Ventnor Nov. 16, 1936, the son of Delbert Kingston and Helen Peters, who predeceased him. He married Elaine O'Brien May 9, 1959 at the Sacred Heart manse, Cardinal. Mr. Kingston had been employed as a roads superintendent for the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville.
He is survived by his wife Elaine, sons Paul (Joan) of RR 1 Cardinal and Greg (Sharon) of RR 2 Iroquois; daughter Cheryl Kingston of Arden and her friend Pete Baker; brothers Jim (Bev) of Thunder Bay and Rick (Rosalyn) of Fort McMurray, Alberta; sisters Betty Ward of RR 3 Prescott, Audrey (Bill) McCully of Prescott and Rhea Cooper of Brockville. He will be sadly missed by six grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Friends called at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home, Cardinal, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002, where the funeral took place at 1 pm. Rev. Jack Urquhart officiated. Interment was at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cardinal.
HELGA EMMA KOSLOWSKY
Helga Emma Koslowsky, of 7 Riverview Cres., Prescott, a co-owner and vice-president of Seaway Motors, died at her home Saturday, Feb. 2, 2002. She was 72.
She was born April 16, 1929 in Germany, the daughter of Franz Czaja and Erna Czaja. She married Willie Koslowsky Aug. 20, 1949 at Wunsdorf, Germany.
She is survived by her daughter, Petra Harris (friend, Ron Barrington), grandsons Jason and Matthew; niece Monica Linke, and great niece Nadine Linke. Mrs. Koslowsky was predeceased by her parents and husband.
Mrs. Koslowsky came to Prescott in 1954 with her daughter to join her husband Willie who had arrived a year earlier. She worked with her husband in their various enterprises: Willie's Gas Station, American Motors, Rambler, Western Tire and Seaway Motors. Mrs. Koslowsky battled cancer in 1978 and had heart by-pass surgery in 1994.
Her interests included family, friends, swimming, gardening and travelling with her husband.
Visitation was at the Chris Slater Funeral Home, Prescott, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2002, where the funeral was held in the chapel Feb. 6 at 11 am. Pastor Tim Kuhlmann of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church officiated. The committal service will take place at Sandy Hill Cemetery at a later date. Cremation was at Cataraqui Crematorium Feb. 6.
Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Bernie Lafontaine, a resident of RR 2 Williamsburg for the past six years, died suddenly at Winchester hospital Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2002. He was 61.
He was born Feb. 26, 1941 in Ottawa to Rene Lafontaine and Helena Lafontaine (nee Monaghan). Mr. Lafontaine was born raised and lived in Ottawa until 1987, when he moved to the Morrisburg area. He worked as a stationary engineer with the RCMP until his retirement in 1995. A member of the South Dundas Trappers Association, he was an avid outdoorsman who had a keen interest in hunting, trapping, fishing and wildlife.
He was the loving companion of Muriel McLean. Mr. Lafontaine is also survived by his children: John (Donna), Shannon Lafontaine and Sarah Lafontaine, all of Ottawa; and brothers and sisters: Rene (Marge) of Johnstown, George of Montreal, Ed (Debbie) of RR 1 Morrisburg, Rich (Mado) of RR 3 Prescott, Phil (Sonya) of RR 3 Prescott, Gloria Levere of Cardinal, Audrey (Eldon) Strong of Nova Scotia, Vera Smith of Ottawa and Joan (Gerry) Pollex of Ottawa.
Mr. Lafontaine will be fondly remembered by grandchildren Scott, Todd and Anick Lafontaine. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents.
Friends called at Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home, Williamsburg, Friday, Nov. 8, 2002. The funeral service took place at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Morrisburg, Nov. 9 at 11 am, with Father Arikat officiating. Interment followed at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Mariatown.
The pallbearers were Larry Roe, Phil Lafontaine, Steve Pollex, Nelson McCooeye, Darren Montgomery and George Lafontaine.
Memorial donations made to Winchester hospital or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
EVA JUNE LANDON
Eva June Landon, 480 Hyde St., Prescott, died March 15, 2002 at Ottawa General Hospital. She was 64.
She was born Aug. 20, 1937 at Kemptville to Harold Christie and Mabel Fader. She married Sherman Landon June 15, 1974 at Prescott.
Mrs. Landon is survived by her husband Sherman; sons Joseph (Linda) of Inkerman and Brian (Donna) of Johnstown; daughters Joyce (Kevin) of Mountain and Barb of Prescott; many grandchildren; sisters Louise (Mrs. George Berry) of North Gower, Shirley (Mrs. Randy Wilson) of Osgoode, Audrey Beach and Phyllis Christie, both of Kemptville, Darlene (Mrs. Albert Deyo) of Domville; brothers Garry (Dian) of Kemptville and Ray (Shirley) of Cochrane Alberta. She was the beloved aunt of numerous nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Landon was predeceased by her parents and by sisters Mildred and Iola and brothers Grenville, Gordon, Derwin and Sherman.
Her interests included crafts, sewing, spending time with her family and playing on the computer. She worked as a homemaker at home.
Visitation was at the Chris Slater Funeral Home, Prescott Sunday, March 17, where the funeral service took place in the chapel March 18 at 1 pm. Rev. Gerry Ring officiated. A committal service will be held in the spring at Blue Church Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Lung Association.
BEATRICE HELEN LEAMAN
Beatrice Helen Leaman died peacefully at Brockville General Hospital Friday, May 3, 2002. She was 79.
She was born March 5, 1923 in Bourgette, Quebec. She married William (Bill) Leaman June 6, 1942 in Kingston. They enjoyed 47 years of loving marriage and they shared a closeness and love for each other that will remain for an eternity. He predeceased her in 1989.
She was predeceased by her parents, Omer Bissonnette and Helen Alcock; her three-year-old daughter Bonnie; brothers Ernie and Robert Bissonnette and a sister, Dorothy Howard.
She is survived by brothers John, Art and Alan Bissonnette of Brockville; Donald of Rochester, N.Y.; and sister-in-law Irene (the late Lloyd Williams) of Smiths Falls.
Mrs. Leaman is also survived by her loving daughter Gloria (Mrs. Michael Lawrence) of Prescott; She will be sadly missed and forever loved by her two grandchildren, Kristina Lawrence (Rob Carr) of Maynard, and Jason Lawrence (Janice Davis) of Ottawa. Mrs. Leaman was blessed to share six years with her first great grandchild, Spencer Cook, who will miss her dearly, as will her extended family of great grandchildren, Ronica Mazur and MacKenzie Carr.
Mrs. Leaman worked at Parke Davis and later with her husband and daughter at Bill Leaman Sewing Centre in Brockville. She lived with her daughter and her family for the past 13 years. She soon became known to both her grandchildren's friends, simply as "Nan," and as one friend described: "she simply is the best Nan anyone could ever ask for."
She quickly found wonderful new friends and enjoyed her daily walks downtown and remained very active, enjoying her love of life and spoiling her family with her love and caring nature.
Visitation was held at the Chris Slater Funeral Home Sunday, May 5, 2002. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Mark's Catholic Church May 6 at 11 am, with Father J. Appelman officiating. Burial followed at St. Francis Cemetery, Brockville.
Pall bearers were her grandson Jason Lawrence and friends Tyler Holmes, Justin Lawrence, Scott Hubbard, Larry Murray and Rob Carr.
ORILLE JOSEPH LEBLANC
Orille Joseph Leblanc, River Road East, Cardinal, died peacefully Wednesday, June 26, 2002, at Wellington House Nursing Home, Prescott. He was 88.
Mr. Leblanc was born Jan. 19, 1914 in Williamstown, Ont. to Alex Leblanc and Virginia Bray. He was married to Martha Benton.
Mr. Leblanc worked as a farmer, and he was a member of Sacred Heart RC Church, Cardinal.
He is survived by his brothers and sisters: Leon, Romeo, Leo, Armand, Marie Rose, Marie Kathleen and Grace, and by several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents, wife, and brothers Hector, Eugene, Lawrence and Alphonse.
Friends called at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home, Cardinal, Saturday, June 29 from noon until the funeral service at 1 pm. Father Bill Powell officiated. Interment was at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cardinal.
As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Arthritis Society.
GERALD ARTHUR LEROUX
Gerald Arthur Leroux, 116 Birch St. Gananoque, died Wednesday, May 8, 2002 at St. Mary's of the Lake Hospital, Kingston, following a six-month battle with cancer. He was 66.
Mr. Leroux was born Oct. 31, 1935 in Cornwall, the son of Joseph Arthur Leroux and Louise Anna Murphy. He married Darlene Dorthy Trudell July 25, 1959 in Cornwall. He had been retired for the past six years following a career with the Pittsburgh Penitentiary as a correctional services food service supervisor. He moved to Gananoque in Oct. 1986. Mr. Leroux was a member of St. John's Roman Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus.
Mr. Leroux was a dedicated family man, and he had enjoyed his career and the company of his colleagues. He enjoyed outdoor activities such as gardening and fishing, and volunteered for the St. Joseph's School breakfast program.
Mr. Leroux is survived by his wife Darlene; sons Marc Leroux (Angela) of Kingston, Steven Leroux (Sandra) of North Augusta and Jay Leroux of Gananoque; daughters Polly Ruigrok (Bill) of Roebuck and Tracy Edwards (Chris) of Kanata; brothers Donald Leroux of Hull, Quebec, Roy Leroux of Inverary, George Leroux of Surrey, B.C., Allan Leroux of Orleans and Bernie Leroux of Cornwall; sisters Jacqueline Arseneault of Ottawa and Norma Brisson of Cornwall; half brothers Gary Leroux and Michael Leroux, both of Toronto; and half sister Judy Leroux of Toronto.
He is also survived by 13 grandchildren: Michael, Eric, Dustin, Scott, Kailee, Jessica, Brandon, Adam, Spencer, Kyle, Maryssa, Meghan and Maranda.
A mass of Christian burial was held Saturday, May 11, 2002 at 10 am at St. John's Roman Catholic Church. Father Fleury officiated.
The pallbearers were Michael Ruigrok, Eric Ruigrok, Dustin Ruigrok Chris Edwards, Scott Leroux and Michael Richard. Interment was at St. Mark's Cemetery, Prescott.
ROY JOSEPH LETTS
Roy Joseph Letts of Kemptville died Thursday, June 6, 2002 at Bayfield Manor. He was 84.
He was born Sept. 12, 1917 in Madoc, Ontario. He served overseas in Belgium, Holland, Germany and France in World War II with the Governor General Footguards. He met Violet Edna Terry in Birmingham, England and they were married Dec. 20, 1943. Mr. Letts resided in Kemptville for 48 years, and he also lived in Carleton Place and Franktown. The couple enjoyed camping at Pike Lake in Perth, Ontario for 25 years.
Mr. Letts is survived by his sons, Terry (Crystal), Howard (Linda) and Roy Jr.; daughters Donna Cooper and Josie (Carl) Payne; and his sister Edna Watkins of Norwood, Ont. He was the cherished grandfather of Kevin, Christopher, Mark, Shawn and Jason, and the great-grandfather of Darren, Lindsay, Cameron and Kaitlyn.
He was predeceased by his loving wife Violet Terry, his son Frederick (at four days old, born May 18, 1951), and three brothers, Kenneth, Earl and Gordon.
Visitation for Roy Letts was held at the Grant Brown Funeral Home, Rolston Chapel, Kemptville, Friday, June 7. The funeral service was held in the chapel Saturday, June 8 at 11 am, with Rev. Henry Stephens of Athens, Ont., officiating. Interment followed at Franktown Cemetery.
The pallbearers were grandsons Kevin Letts, Christopher Letts, Mark Letts and Shawn Payne; nephew Murray Letts and long-time friend Jack Cameron.
Memorial donations to a charity of choice would be gratefully acknowledged.
Roy Lindsay, a passionate sports fan, died at Brockville General Hospital Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2002 in his 79th year. He was born in Prescott Dec. 11, 1923.
He enjoyed outdoor activities such as fishing, hunting and golf. In his later years, he enjoyed making small wooden furniture. His main interest was his family.
Mr. Lindsay served five years in the Royal Canadian Navy in the North Atlantic during WWII. After the war, Mr. Lindsay was employed for 30 years as an auto mechanic and service manager at A. L. McAuley's Garage in Prescott. He was also a Commissionaire at DuPont for 14 years.
A dedicated Master Mason, Mr. Lindsay received his 50-year pin this year from Central Lodge No. 110. He was Worshipful Master in 1958, Grand Steward of the Grand Lodge of Canada in the province of Ontario in 1976 and was a life member of Nation Lodge No. 556 since 1999 in Spencerville. He was Principal of Grenville Chapter No. 22 RAM in 1959, and long-time member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Mr. Lindsay was Worthy Patron from 1957-58.
Mr. Lindsay is survived by his wife and best friend of 55 years, Marion. He was the dear father of Cheryl Smith (John) of Elgin and Bonnie Studer (Bruno) of Basel, Switzerland; cherished grandfather of Darren (Diane) Smith of Kingston, Sheri (Troy) Jenner of Guelph and Ryan Studer of Basel, Switzerland; proud great grandfather of Jason and Abigail Smith; brother of Jean (Mrs. Jack Saunders), Dorothy (Mrs. Earl Moulton) and Ann Smith; and brother-in-law of Reta Lindsay, all of Prescott. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by his parents John and Elizabeth; brothers Bert and Jim; a sister Ruby and brother-in-law Don Smith.
Relatives and friends called at the Chris Slater Funeral Home, Prescott, from 2 to 4 pm and from 7 to 9 pm Feb. 8, 2002. A Masonic Service took place at 7 pm. The funeral service was held at St. Paul's United Church in Prescott Saturday, Feb. 9, 2002 at 2 pm. Rev. Blair Paterson celebrated Mr. Lindsay's life. Marion Peterson was the organist.
Pall bearers were Lloyd Wylie, Ken Baker, Bryan Cook, Pat White, Paul Smith and Jerry Butcher. Honourary bearers were Keith Toshack, John Hunter, Bill Whitney, Frank Kelso and Jr. Peterson. A Masonic honour guard was also present. A reception catered by the UCW was held in the church hall.
Donations may be made to the United Church "Raise the Roof" Fund or to a charity of choice. Burial will be held at the St. Andrew's Presbyterian Cemetery in the spring.
JAMES FREDRICK LOCKETT
James Fredrick Lockett, Wellington House, Prescott, died Sunday, March 31, 2002 at his residence. He was 84.
Mr. Lockett was born July 19, 1917 at Kingston, Ont., the son of Garnet Lockett and Lorene Douglas. He married Marjorie Lockett (nee Hunt) June 15, 1944 at St. John's, Newfoundland.
He had been employed as a life insurance salesman, and also owned and operated the Prescott Bowling Alley and a gas station in Prescott. His interests included his family, fishing and playing cards at the Legion until his sight failed.
Mr. Lockett is survived by his sons Robert (Linda) of Prescott, Steve (Ruthe) of Prescott, Tom (Rosemary) of Orleans and John (Gisele) of Kanata; grandchildren Dave (wife Riki), Stacey (husband Ravi Shinh), Shawn (wife Lisa), Amy, Jeremy, Geoffrey, Melinda, Lance and Angele; and his brother David of Kingston.
He was predeceased by his parents and by his sister Lorene Chambers.
Visitation was held at the Chris Slater Funeral Home, Prescott, Tuesday, April 2, where a Legion memorial service took place in the evening. The funeral service was held in the chapel of the funeral home April 3 at 11 am, with Rev. Michael Pollesel officiating. Cremation was at Cataraqui Cemetery April 3.
A committal service will take place later in the spring at Blue Church Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to CNIB, Royal Canadian Legion and the restoration fund at St. John's Church.
VIOLA SARA MARCHAND,
Viola Sara Marchand, a resident of Wellington House in Prescott for the past six years, died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2002 at the age of 103.
She was born July 18, 1899 in Fontnell, Gaspé, Quebec, to Pauldore Stanley and Mary Stanley. She married Roger Marchand Sept. 3, 1931 in Montreal. He predeceased her in 1975.
Mrs. Marchand has previously resided in South Mountain, and worked as a homemaker in her own home. She was a member of St. Peter's Anglican Church, South Mountain.
Mrs. Marchand is survived by her children, Muriel Black of Philipsburg, Quebec, Gladys Gates of Prescott and Gordon (Sonny) and his wife Sylvia Marchand of Spencerville. She was the grandmother of 14 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren; and sister of Ivan Stanley of Gaspé and Hillary of Quebec.
She was predeceased by her parents; son Joseph Marchand, four sisters and three brothers.
Cremation and arrangements were entrusted to Byers Funeral Home and Chapel, South Mountain, where the funeral was held Saturday, Sept. 21 at 10 am, with Rev. Brian Cauk officiating.
The pallbearers were Leonard Marchand, Reggie Marchand, Kevin Davidson, Gary Gates, Randy Gates and Allan Gates.
GEORGE DOUGLAS MARRINER
George Douglas Marriner, a life-time resident of Cardinal and area, died Friday, Nov. 8, 2002 at Brockville General Hospital. He was 59.
Mr. Marriner was born Feb. 1, 1944 in Dundela, Ont., the son of Gordon Marriner and Agnes Marriner. He married Cheryl Phillimore of Cardinal April 25, 1997 in Cornwall. Mr. Marriner attended Benson Public School and South Grenville District High School.
He worked for 39 years at CASCO in Cardinal in the wet and dry starch department, as a lab operator and on the mail route. He retired in May. He was a member of St. Paul's Anglican Church, Cardinal, served as an altar boy in his youth, and was a choir member. Mr. Marriner was a member of the Cardinal Fire Department for nine years, and a member of UFP Local 483.
Mr. Marriner was an avid fisherman, and he enjoyed cooking, travelling and his two shelties, Elsa and Nash. He enjoyed many good times with his family and friends, and he was especially attentive to his grandchildren.
He is survived by his children, Todd and Tonya Marriner, both of Ottawa; and stepchildren Todd, Tyler and Tommy DesChamps and Diana Lee Johnston. He was the brother of Jayne Cleary, Robert and his wife Lynn, Brenda and her husband Raymond Jones, all of ottawa, Joan and her husband Bill Dove of Cardinal, Elizabeth Marriner of Elma, Helen and her husband Eric Hutt, Gordon and his wife Sherry, all of Brockville, Barbara and her husband Douglas Rylands of Niagara Falls and Deborah and her husband Robert McIver of Red Deer, Alberta.
He was the grandfather of Alyssa, Devon, Shelby, Cole, Emily and Erin. He will be sadly missed by aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends called at Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home, Cardinal, Monday, Nov. 11, 2002, where the funeral was held Nov. 12 at 11 am. Father Doug Hayman officiated.
Cardinal firefighters held a service to honour their fellow member of the department. Eulogies were delivered by his uncle, Glenn Beckstead, and by his brother-in-law Brian McCulloch. Interment was at St. Paul's Cemetery, Cardinal.
Pallbearers were Dap O'Brien, Bill O'Brien, Gary Lloyd, Jim Perry, Jim O'Brien and Dan Tuck.
As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to St. Paul's Church, Cardinal.
RENE JOSEPH MATHIEU
Rene Joseph Mathieu, a long-time resident of Cardinal, died peacefully Sunday, Nov. 10, 2002 at Brockville General Hospital. He was 89.
He was born Jan. 2, 1913 in Sorel, Quebec, to Adelard Mathieu and Elma Grenier. He married Rose Lanieu Dec. 2, 1929 in Cardinal.
Mr. Mathieu had lived in Cardinal since moving from Sorel, and had been employed as a labourer at CASCO for more than 40 years. He was a member of Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Cardinal.
He is survived by his wife Rose; daughter Janice and her husband Elwood McNeilly of Cardinal; grandchildren Michelle and her husband Karl McLaughlin of Kingston and Allan and his wife Tiffany of Prescott; great grandchildren Ashley, Hillary and Jackson; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by brothers Leo, Lucien and John and by sisters Lucienne and Roma.
A private family service was held at Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home, Cardinal, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2002 at 11 am, with Father John Appelman officiating. Interment was at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cardinal.
As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Winchester and District Memorial Hospital.
The pallbearers were Jack Tousaw, Michelle McLaughlin, Karl McLaughlin and Allan McNeilly.