DOLORES ETHEL MAVILLE
Dolores Ethel Maville, 328 Henry St. W., Prescott, died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2002, at Brockville General Hospital. She was 69.
She was born Sept. 17, 1932 in Cardinal, the daughter of Smith Baldwin and Ethel Murphy. She married Bill Maville Feb. 27, 1965 at St. Mark's Church, Prescott.
Mrs. Maville is survived by her husband Bill; her sons David (wife Lynn) and Stephen; brothers Wes (wife Betty) Baldwin and Conrad (wife Jean) Baldwin; nieces Barbara Anderson, Colleen Heward, Cathy Schaeffer and Cindy Baldwin; nephews Bob, John, Jeff, Clancy and Geoffrey Baldwin; brother-in-law Tom Maville and his wife Shirley; niece Krystina; and several great nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents and brothers Howard and Leeland.
Mrs. Maville enjoyed camping and travelling, and she was an area volunteer for Beavers, Cubs and Scouts groups, as well as minor hockey. She was known as the Pin-Lady. She worked as a homemaker at home.
Visitation was at the Chris Slater Funeral Home, Prescott, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2002. The funeral service took place Aug. 19 at 11 am in the chapel of the funeral home, with Rev. Craig Bowers officiating.
Cremation was at Cataraqui Crematorium Aug. 19.
As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Catherine McAuley, of Mayfield Retirement Residence in Prescott, died Tuesday, March 5, 2002 at Brockville General Hospital. She was 95.
She was born Sept. 25, 1906 at Watertown N.Y., the daughter of Rudolph Johnson and Susan McCartin. She married John Franklin McAuley Oct. 18, 1927 at Spencerville.
Mrs. McAuley is survived by her daughter Helen (Mrs. Hal Stefl); her son Leslie (wife Diane), 13 grandchildren, three step grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, and five step great grandchildren
She was predeceased by her husband Jack; her son John McAuley; her daughters Noreen Burwell and Mary Ann McAuley; a grandson and a great grand daughter, and her brother Harold Johnson.
Mrs. McAuley was a member of the Catholic Women's League for 58 years, and with her husband operated the McAuley Motel in Johnstown from 1953 till 1970. She loved to travel and play cards, and also worked as a homemaker at home.
Visitation took place at the Chris Slater Funeral Home, Prescott, Thursday, March 7. The Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Mark's Catholic Church March 9 at 11 am, with Father John Appelman officiating.
The pall bearers were Alex and Angus McLeod, Scott Spencer, Robert Dixon, Les and Bill Hutton.
Burial will be at St. Laurence O'Toole Cemetery, Spencerville, in the spring.
Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Robert McGrady, 43 South St., Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, died suddenly at home Monday, Jan. 14, 2002. He was 67.
He was the beloved husband of Barbara Owers, formerly of Cardinal; and the loving father of Kathy (Chris) of St. Catharines, Patti (friend, Terry) of Bridgewater, N.S., and Greg (Peggy) of Queen's Cove, N.S.
Mr. McGrady was also the dear grandfather of five grandchildren, and the brother of Carole (Linda) of Bridgewater.
Interment was at Bridgewater.
VERNINA MYRTLE MCIVOR (NEE CUNNING)
Vernina Myrtle McIvor (nee Cunning) of Brockville, died at St. Lawrence Lodge, Brockville, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2002. She was 84.
She was born in Cumberland, Ont., March 1, 1918. She married Alton McIvor, and they were married for 55 years. She had been a long-time resident of Roebuck.
Mrs. McIvor was the beloved wife of Alton McIvor. She was predeceased by her parents Eliza (nee Magladry) and William Cunning and by her brothers Gordon, Lloyd and Ralph.
She is survived by sisters-in-law Vi, Cora and Marie, and by her niece and nephews. She will be sadly missed by her sister-in-law Donna Dillabough and husband Lloyd.
Visitation was at the Grant Brown Funeral Home, Purcell Chapel, Spencerville, Thursday, Aug. 22. The funeral service was held Friday, Aug. 23 at 2 pm in the chapel of the funeral home. Pastor Alan Litchfield officiated. Pat Powers was the organist for the service. Interment followed at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Maitland.
Pallbearers were Stan Jordan, John Ruigrok, Bud St. John, Bram Couperus, Kevin St. John and Ron Dillabough.
Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully acknowledged.
DOROTHY DEAN MCMILLAN
Dorothy Dean McMillan, of John Street, Iroquois, died suddenly Monday, Sept. 9, 2002. She was 75.
She was born March 27, 1927 in Williamsburg Township, and resided for her entire life in the Iroquois area. She was predeceased by her parents, Reuben Carkner and Maud Shaw. She married Chester McMillan Oct. 30, 1944 at the United Church Manse, Morrisburg.
Mrs. McMillan was a member of Iroquois United Church and worked as a homemaker at home.
She is survived by her children Jean (Mrs. Richard Christie) of Johnstown, Joan Murphy of Iroquois, Judy (Mrs. Ron Gilmer) of Cardinal, Lloyd (Betty) of Iroquois, Jimmy (Penny) of Morrisburg, Darlene McMillan (David Hill) of Morrisburg, Linda (Mrs. Jim Thompson) of Brinston, and Ron (Jackie) of RR 1 Morrisburg; daughter-in-law Linda McMillan of RR 2 Brinston, and the late Dean McMillan; sister Muriel (Mrs. Arlie English) of Brockville, and brother Hartley Carkner of Iroquois. She will be sadly missed by 18 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. McMillan was predeceased by her husband Chester; a sister, Marian Warren; a brother, Lloyd Carkner; and grandson Ricky William.
Friends called at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home, Iroquois, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2002. The funeral was held at Iroquois United Church, Sept. 12 at 2 pm, with Rev. Dolly Dikens officiating. Interment was at Spruce Haven Cemetery, Brinston.
Pallbearers were Tom McMillan, Steve McMillan, Scott Robertson, Don Tryon, Perry Robertson and Jason Hill. Honourary pallbearers were Harold Bueley, David Larabee and John English.
Memorial donations may be made to Winchester and District Memorial Hospital.
RALPH HENRY MERKLEY
Ralph Henry Merkley of Cardinal died peacefully Thursday, Dec. 20, 2001 at Hospice of Providence Continuing Care, Brockville. He was 79.
He was born March 1, 1922 in Cardinal, the son of Harvey Merkley and Esther Merkley. He married Dorothy Prosser Aug. 3, 1940 in Prescott.
Mr. Merkley is survived by his wife Dorothy; son Glenn (Jackie) of Cardinal; daughters Carole (Carl) McNeilly of RR 5 Spencerville, Faye (Laurence) Allan of Cardinal, Gloria (Bob) Maginnis of Prescott, and Louise (Jim) Sayeau of RR 5 Spencerville; brother Lawrence (Reta) Merkley of RR 3 Prescott; sisters Dora Dove and Marguerite Campbell, both of Cardinal, and Lillian Roberts of Iroquois. He will be sadly missed by 15 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents; his brother Gordon; and grandson Danny Patrick.
Mr. Merkley had been a process operator at Casco for 43 years, and was a member of St. John's United Church and the Cardinal Fire Department. He was a life-long resident of Cardinal.
Friends called at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home, Cardinal, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2001, where the funeral was held Sunday, Dec. 23 at 3 pm. Rev. Arlyce Schiebout officiated. Interment followed at St. John's Cemetery, Cardinal.
The pall bearers were grandsons Steven McNeilly, Terry McNeilly, Jeff Allan, Kevin Patrick, Joey Sayeau, David Merkley and Rick McNeilly.
Memorial donations may be made to the Hospice of Providence Palliative Care or the VON.
Max Meyer, 1603 Bradley Cres., RR 1 Prescott, died suddenly Friday, Jan. 4, 2002 at Kingston General Hospital. He was 87.
He is the beloved husband of Edith Richter and the late Anna Marie Baier; dear father of Esther (Ken) Duvall of Mariatown, Erwin (Marianne) of Stouffeville and Jane (Marcel) Turpin of Orleans; grandfather to Monica, Brenda, Brigitte and Hollie Duvall, Mark, Brent and Andrea Meyer, Sally and Andre Sickman; great grandfather to Jordyn, Allie and Sam Bruce; and step-father to Wolfgang, Bernd and Wilfrid Richter.
Mr. Meyer was predeceased by his parents; daughter-in-law Ilona Meyer; great grandson Joshua William Bruce; sisters Martha and Emily; and brother Ernest.
He was born April 22, 1914 in Switzerland to Ernst Meyer and Emma Studer. Mr. Meyer immigrated to Canada in 1949, and was a carpenter by trade and he also farmed. He was quite independent and strong, both in a physical sense and in his will. He was a doer, not a talker, and a proud and proper man. Mr. Meyer was optimistic and positive, always looking for the good in others and regarded the best side of people.
Mr. Meyer married Anna Marie Baier March 25, 1943. They eventually arrived in Williamsburg, where he bought and began working the old Merkley farm. Besides working the dairy farm, he also worked for Black Lumber and for Stewart and David Byers of Chesterville.
After losing Mrs. Meyer to cancer in 1980, he sold the farm and moved to Morrisburg. He married Edith June 18, 1983 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Morrisburg and they have resided in Prescott. Mr. Meyer enjoyed downhill skiing, played the clarinet and loved to dance. He enjoyed motorcycling as well as gardening.
Friends were received at the Parker Funeral Home, Morrisburg. The funeral service was held in the chapel of the funeral home Sunday, Jan. 6, 2002 at 3 pm, with Pastor Joachim Barkley-Probst officiating. Cremation was followed by inurnment at New Union Cemetery, Williamsburg.
Memorial donations made to the charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged.
CHARLES FRANKLIN SPENCER MILLER
Charles Franklin Spencer Miller of Prescott died Friday, Oct. 25, 2002 at Brockville General Hospital. He was 75.
He was born Feb. 21, 1927 in Prescott to George Miller and Bernice Smith. He married Doreen Miller (nee Utman) Sept 19, 1944 in Prescott.
Mr. Miller enjoyed reading, sports, playing bingo and spending time with his family. He had been employed as a machine operator at Phillips Wire Cable Mfg.
He is survived by his wife Doreen; daughters Donna and Cindy; sons Harlow (wife Mary), George (wife Gail), Carl (wife Dolly) and Ray; grandchildren Robert (wife Lori), Mitch (wife Emily), Nicole (husband Shaun Iacurci), Mike (wife Karen), Michelle (fiance Tim Nichols) Barbara, Richard, Jason and Ian Miller; great grandchildren Cole, Faith, Devan, Braedon and Katie; sister Irene Miller and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Miller is predeceased by his parents; brothers George, Edsel and Alex; and sisters Fannie Zinkgraf and June Miller.
Visitation was held at the Chris Slater Funeral Home, Prescott, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2002, where the funeral service took place in the chapel Oct. 28 at 11 am. Rev. Michael Pollesel officiated. The committal service followed at Sandy Hill Cemetery, Prescott.
The pall bearers were Robert, Mitchell, Jason and Ian Miller, Shaun Iacurci and Tim Nichols.
As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society and Heart and Stroke Foundation.
IRVING H. MILLER
Irving H. Miller, a long-time Prescott businessman who resided at 458 Ann St., Prescott, died at his home Sunday, March 17, 2002. He was in his 88th year, and his health had deteriorated rapidly in recent weeks.
He was born April 14, 1914 at Middlesex, Vermont, U.S.A., to Guy I.S. Miller and Laura Miller (nee Noak). The family moved to Clarenceville, Quebec when he was three months old. From 1930 to 1947 he farmed in Clarenceville and Huntingdon, Quebec. In 1947 Mr. Miller moved to Prescott and operated a tea room and soda bar on King Street with his wife Irene (nee Darby) and his father Guy until 1952. He then started a real estate and insurance business under the name Irving H. Miller Ltd. He operated this business for 30 years and retired in 1982.
His life centered around his family, home, business and friends. For 30 years he and his wife spent summers at their cottage on the St. Lawrence River. He also enjoyed curling, golfing, lawn bowling and shuffleboard. He was an avid fan of the Ottawa Senators. The couple wintered in Florida for several years and also enjoyed travelling together.
Mr. Miller was a member of Amity Lodge No. 80 and delivered Meals on Wheels for 19 years. He was also a dedicated visitor to shut-ins at nursing homes and hospitals. He had a good sense of humour and his warm, compassionate ways endeared him to many.
He is survived by his wife Irene; son Guy Miller (wife Shirley) of Paris, Ont.; daughters Wanda Wilson of Prescott and Joan (Rick Linnen) of Athens, Ont. He was the cherished grandfather of Steven (Jill) Durant, Cynthia Durant, Dr. Carol Miller (Paul), Patti (Scott Boug), Lynne (Robert Shier), Diane (Dan Rutherford), David Miller (wife Erica), Nancy (Nino Dettorre) and Rodney Linnen (wife Christine).
He will be sadly missed by his great grandchildren Daniel, Brandon and Holly Durant, Ethan and Alexander Chilcott, Trianna and Talia Boug, Mitchell and Katelyn Shier, Kylie, Isaac and Samuel Miller, Melissa and Michael Dettorre, Ethan and Jacob Linnen.
Mr. Miller is also survived by his sister Hilda Miller of Fredericton, N.B.; sister-in-law Marguerite Miller of Pakenham, Ont., and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents; sisters Grace Bullock and Fern McCullough and by his brother Herbert Miller.
Visitation was held at the Chris Slater Funeral Home, Prescott, Wednesday, March 20. The funeral service was conducted by Rev. Blair Paterson at St. Paul's United Church, Prescott, Thursday, March 21, 2002 at 11 am. Interment will be at Sandy Hill Cemetery. His daughter-in-law, Shirley Miller, gave the eulogy.
The pallbearers were Steven Durant, Rodney Linnen, David Miller, Nino Dettorre, Dan Rutherford and Dan Throop.
Memorial donations may be made to the roof fund at St. Paul's Church and the Canadian Cancer Society.
DOREEN BERNICE MILLER
Doreen Bernice Miller of Prescott died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2002 at Brockville General Hospital. She was 78.
She was born Jan. 1, 1924 in Kemptville, Ont., the daughter of George Utman and Marguerite Janack. She married Charles Miller Sept. 19, 1944 in Prescott.
Mrs. Miller is survived by her sons, Harlow (Mary), George (Gail), Carl (Dolly) and Ray; daughters, Donna and Cindy; and grandchildren, Robert (wife Lori), Mitch (wife Emily), Nicole (husband Shaun Iacurci), Mike (wife Karen), Michelle (friend Tim Nichols), Barbara, Richard, Jason and Ian Miller. She was the great grandmother of Cole, Faith, Devan, Braedon and Katie.
She was predeceased by her husband Charles on Oct. 25, 2002; her brother Stanley Utman; and sisters Lillian Sangster, Pearl Utman, Lila Utman, Iva Armstrong, Rose Pitman and Isabel Galbraith.
Mrs. Miller's main interests were her family, playing bingo, sports and cooking. She worked as a housewife at home.
Visitation took place at Chris Slater Funeral Home, Prescott, Friday, Nov. 8, 2002. The funeral was held in the chapel of the funeral home Nov. 9 at 11 am, with Rev. M. Pollesel officiating. A picture was displayed by Nicole Iacurci, the eulogy was given by Michelle Miller, and a poem was read by Barbara Miller (all grandchildren). A committal service followed at Sandy Hill Cemetery.
The pallbearers were her sons, Harlow, George, Carl and Ray, and grandsons Rob and Mike Miller.
Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society and Heart and Stroke Foundation.
MARGARET VICTORIA MINISH (NEE KINCH)
Margaret Victoria Minish (nee Kinch) died peacefully at her home in North Augusta Thursday, May 30, 2002. She was 90.
She was born in Wolford Township May 16, 1912, the daughter of the late Asman Kinch and Margaret Corr. She married Kenneth Minish Dec. 16, 1931 at St. Peter's Anglican Church Rectory.
Mrs. Minish worked on the family farm where she raised her family, and worked later for several years at Brockville General Hospital in the laundry.
After the couple sold the farm in 1975, they moved to Maynard where they lived until 1982, when they moved to North Augusta. Mrs. Minish had a great love for gardening and flowers, and in her later years enjoyed going for drives.
She was the dear mother of Phyllis Pimperton of North Augusta; Hazel Shanks (Wilbert) of Elgin, Bill Minish (Sharon) of Frankville and mother-in-law of Dorothy Minish of Morrisburg. She is fondly remembered by nine grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband Kenneth; son Cecil; son-in-law Gerald Pimperton; great-granddaughter Victoria; sisters Grace Ferguson, Blanche Hart and Sarah Edwards; and brothers Clifford, Ells, James and John.
Visitation was at the Grant Brown Funeral Home, Purcell Chapel, Spencerville, Saturday, June 1 and Sunday, June 2. The funeral service was held in the chapel of the funeral home Monday, June 3 at 2 pm. Father Claude Delorme officiated, assisted by Rev. Albert Hoppins.
The soloist was Joanne Minish and eulogies were given by Ron Jordan and Gail Simpson. Interment followed at Sandy Hill Cemetery, North Augusta. The pallbearers were Ron Jordan, Don Jordan, Jim Kinch, Garnett Edwards, Ken Edwards and Russ Crummy.
Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of your choice would be gratefully acknowledged.
Geraldine Moore, most recently of Cardinal and formerly a resident of Brockville and Maitland, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2003 at Brockville General Hospital. She was 83.
She was born in Prescott July 16, 1919, the daughter of Russell Toupin and Ethel Sweeney. She married Kenneth Moore June 7, 1942.
Mrs. Moore is survived by her sister Jean Alberry; sisters-in-law Laura Leonard, Vera Anderson, Veva Gammon and Lois Cox; brothers-in-law Eric Alberry, Gerald Cox and Jack Goodin; nieces Sheila Wells, Cecelia Kennedy, Marilyn Bailey, Diane Hicks, Patsy Crocker, Karen Arnold, Donna Gammon, Sherry Gammon and Cathy North; and nephews Wayne Carpenter, Fred Leonard, John Goodin, Craig Leonard, Larry Gammon, Brian Cox and Ken Anderson. She is also survived by several great nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Moore was predeceased by her husband of 60 years, Kenneth; sister Pauline Carpenter, sister-in-law Phyllis Goodin; and brothers-in-law William Anderson, Claude Leonard and Clarence Gammon.
Mrs. Moore enjoyed making pickles and preserves and kahlua, and always made enough to give to family and friends. She also enjoyed their summer travels in their RV to visit friends and to shop.
Mainly, Mrs. Moore worked as a housewife at home, although during WW II while her husband was in the RCAF, she worked at Smarts Hardware in Brockville.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Chris Slater Funeral Home, Prescott. Cremation was at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Maitland. A graveside service took place at Roselawn Saturday, Jan. 18, 2003, at 11 am, with Rev. G. Howard officiating.
As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
EDWARD MANSEL (TED) MOORE
Edward Mansel (Ted) Moore, 960 Massie Dr., Prescott, died Friday, Nov. 29, 2002 at home. He was 66.
Mr. Moore was born Nov. 22, 1936 at Brockville, the son of Mansel Moore and Georgina Morris. He married Jean Moore (nee Pitt) April 19, 1962 at Shanly.
He was a wonderful father who will be dearly missed. Mr. Moore is survived by his son Darrell (fiance Michelle Glenn); brother Richard; aunt and uncle Cecil and Maxine Moore; cousins Dale DeLottenville, Eleanor Stalkie, Joyce Deegan, Chris, David and Stephanie Morris, and Gary and Francis Moore; nephew Pat Moore; and niece Melanie Moore.
He was predeceased by his parents and his wife, Jean.
Mr. Moore enjoyed dancing, waterskiing, scouting, camping and hockey. He had been employed in shipping and receiving at RCA in Prescott.
Visitation was at Chris Slater Funeral Home, Prescott, Thursday, Dec. 5. The funeral service was held at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Prescott, Friday, Dec. 6 at 2 pm, with Rev. Ian MacLean officiating. The committal service followed at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Maitland.
The pallbearers were Severin Johnson, Don Barnette, John Glenn, Derek Pope, Kevin Plume and John Gibson.
As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society and the Prescott Public Library.
Fred Morrow of Maynard, died after a brief illness, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2002 at Brockville General Hospital. He was 77.
Mr. Morrow was born Nov. 16, 1924 in Russell, Ont., the son of the late Johnston and Ethel (nee Latimer) Morrow.
Mr. Morrow is survived by son Brian Morrow and daughter Sharon Crowder (Glen). He was the cherished grandfather of Jason and Pamela Crowder.
He was predeceased by son James, who died Dec. 7, 1992. He was the dear brother of Gerald Morrow of Kemptville, Marjorie MacMartin (Arnold) of Oxford Mills and Lois Molyneaux (Ray) of Kanata.
Visitation was held at Grant Brown Funeral Home, Rolston Chapel, Kemptville, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2002. The funeral service was held Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 1 pm at Oxford Mills United Church. Rev. Ted Colwell officiated. Shirley Hamilton was the organist. Interment followed at Oxford Mills Union Cemetery.
Honourary pallbearers were Sterling Laffin, Herb Massey, John Prodonick and Bill Whelan. Pallbearers were Brian Morrow, Wayne MacMartin, Dale MacMartin, Terry MacMartin, Shawn Molyneaux and Stewart Mann.
Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Heart and Stroke Foundation would be gratefully acknowledged.
CHESTER GARNET MOULTON
Chester Garnet Moulton, RR 4 Spencerville, died suddenly Sunday, Oct. 13, 2002 at Kemptville District Hospital. He was 38 years old.
He was born in Kemptville Dec. 4, 1963, the son of Joseph and Mary Moulton of Spencerville.
Mr. Moulton spent his working career as a transport driver. For the past five years, he was employed with Tibbs Transport. He also loved fishing, boating and water skiing.
He was the dear friend of Elaine Bergin. He is survived by his parents, Joseph and Mary (Sayeau) Moulton; daughter Danielle; brothers Garry (Lori), Alan (Donna), Greg (Mary Anne), Richard (Michelle), Mark (Angie) and sisters Joan Kingston (Paul) Julie Morasse (Daniel) and Mary Joe. He was predeceased by his brother Steven.
Visitation took place at the Grant Brown Funeral Home, Purcell Chapel, Spencerville, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2002. The funeral service was held in the chapel of the funeral home Oct. 17 at 11 am, officiated by Pastor Graemme Marshall. Miriam Woodland played the keyboard for the service. The eulogy was given by Billy Smith, his co-worker. Interment followed at South Gower Cemetery.
The pallbearers were his brothers Garry, Alan, Greg, Richard, Mark and his close friend Derrick Workman. Honourary pallbearers were his co-workers and friends Bill Smith, Don Merkley, Brandon Smith, James Holmes, Chris Tate, Blair Reilly, Bill Holmes, Ernie Gagnon and Robin Workman.
Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be gratefully acknowledged.