Bowmanville ON Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Pieter VerkuylWednesday, August 2, 2017
Dirk Verkuyl and the late Durktje (Willemse). Loving husband of Gerdina (Voskamp). Dear father of Dick Verkuyl and his wife Joan of Newcastle, Patricia and her husband John Vermeulen of Bowmanville, John Verkuyl and his wife Rose of Bowmanville, Henry Verkuyl of Courtice, and Jody and her husband John TerHaar of Codrington. Brother of Marie, Harry, Matthew, Dirk and John. Predeceased by his sisters, Elly, Corrie, Johanna, and his brother Hendrik. Sadly missed by his 18 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and his many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the Fellowship Christian Reformed Church, 204 Main Street, Brighton, on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 from 10 o’clock. Service to follow in the Church at 11 o’clock. Interment Carrying Place Annex Cemetery. The family would like to thank all of the staff of Fosterbrooke, and Pastor Paul, for their kind and compassionate care, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Fosterbrooke Long Term Care Home Residence Council would be appreciated. Arrangements in care of the Brighton Funeral Home (613-475-2121). www.rushnellfamilyservices.com...
Rev. Jelle NutmaTuesday, May 9, 2017
Grietje Nutma, February 22, 1928, in Oostrum, Friesland, The Netherlands. He is predeceased by his brothers Jaap, and Sjouk. He ministered in 11 churches: Athens, 1957, Acton, 1959, Dundas, 1963, Bowmanville, 1966, Wyoming, 1971, Thunder Bay, 1977, Smithville, 1981, Rocky Mountain House, 1986, Strathroy, 1990. Until we meet again dad. Visitation at STONEHOUSE-WHITCOMB FUNERAL HOME, 11 Mountain Street, GRIMSBY (905-945-2755) on Thursday, May 11, 2017, from 5 - 8 p.m. The Funeral Service will take place at Mountainview Christian Reformed Church, 290 Main Street East, Grimsby, on Friday, May 12, 2017, at 1 p.m. Interment to follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. If desired, memorial contributions to Parkinson Canada would be sincerely appreciated by the family.
Ronald ArendsFriday, March 17, 2017
Cottages on Wheels and Brighton Rv Spa. Beloved husband of Amanda Arends (DeMille) – 6 years. Dear father of Joshua, Logan, and Devon. Survived by his brother Clare and his wife Susan (Bowmanville), and his first wife Cheryel Gibson (Lindsay). Revered grandson-in-law of Shirley Bigford, son-in-law of Donald and Brenda DeMille. Cherished brother, brother-in-law, uncle, grand uncle, cousin and friend to many. A Celebration of Ron’s Life will be held at the Fellowship Christian Reformed Church, 204 Main Street, Brighton on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 1 o’clock, with a light lunch and fellowship to follow. Cremation with interment in Bowmanville Cemetery at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Campbellford Memorial Hospital Foundation, or your local humane society. Arrangements in care of the Brighton Funeral Home, (613 475-2121). www.rushnellfamilyservices.com...
Catherine PriceWednesday, February 8, 2017
ST. GERTRUDE’S CATHOLIC CHURCH (690 King Street E., Oshawa) on Saturday February 11th at 11am.
Cathy loved a good gathering of family and friends. She enjoyed her years out at Bowmanville Golf and Country Club with her golfing pals. Dedicated and proud of her career with both the Provincial and Federal Government and the time she spent volunteering and organizing charity events for the United Way.
Cathy will also be dearly missed by her large extended family and many friends. She will be in the hearts of many forever.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or CMHA and may be done online at www.armstrongfuneralhome.net...
Allan BollenbachThursday, January 19, 2017
Allan John Bollenbach
April 2, 1936 – January 15, 2017
Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville at the age of 80 with his loving family by his side. Beloved husband of the late Rita Marie Bollenbach, loving father to Brenda Blum of Newmarket and Cindy Bollenbach (Paul) of Oshawa, and caring grandfather to Meghan, Sarah, and Nicholas. Big Al will be remembered for his community volunteer work through the Kenora Lion’s Club, his luck when playing cards, and his love for fishing on the Lake of the Woods. Cremation has occurred and a private family gathering will take place at a later date. Donations may be made to the Lake of the Woods District Hospital. At peace and reunited with the love of his wife.
Brockville area joins in mourning - Brockville Recorder and TimesThursday, April 12, 2018
Humboldt later this week. https://t.co/DvpAsm2Ybw#HumboldtStrong#PutYourStickOut#XBRpic.twitter.com/h2EyHhQjrj
— City of Brockville (@BrockvilleON) April 9, 2018Organizations across Ontario were paying tribute to the victims of last week’s fatal bus crash.The bus carrying the junior hockey team to a playoff game collided with a semi truck in northeast Saskatchewan on Friday, killing 15 people and leaving 14 others injured.The fatalities included 10 young teammates, ranging in age from 15 to 21, and five team personnel. Like many people across the country, the Wilsons placed a hockey stick on their porch in what has become a universal tribute to the lost players.The book of condolences is the product of city staff’s collaboration with Brockville’s Irvine Funeral Home.The tragedy also hit close to home for Mike Galbraith, a funeral director at Irvine who helped coordinate the book of condolences.“As a hockey dad, as a parent, as a funeral director, I can appreciate the chaos that’s going on,” he said.“Sometimes, people need an outlet.”Signing a book of condolences is a small way of confronting the powerlessness one feels in the wake of such a tragedy, said Galbraith.“This one’s kind of near and dear to the heart,” he added.“If I had the means and the time, I would fly out there today on a plane and help them out.”The Brockville Braves plan on contributing one dollar from every ticket sold to Tuesday’s Game at the Memorial Centre to a crowdsourcing fund for the victims. Galbraith said another version of the book of condolences will be set up at the arena ahead of that game.“It will all be added to one and sent off at the end of the week,” he added.Some 30 people had signed the city hall book as of mid-afternoon Monday, as word of the tribute began slowly to spread.Some of the people signing came from out of town, including Prescott, Mallorytown, Delta and Kingston.All of the local signatures and messages will be conveyed to Humboldt city hall.Elsewhere locally, organizers of the Brockville Winter Classic Weekend used their Facebook account to post tributes to the Broncos and a link to the crowdsourcing page.Brockville Mayor David Henderson said the scope of the tragedy extends beyond the world of hockey.“I think it wa...
'They lost their goalie': Don Mills Flyers pay tribute to murder victim Roy Pejcinovski in emotional return to the ice - Toronto StarThursday, April 12, 2018
Flyers and Marlboros. (Vince Talotta / Toronto Star)Pejcinovski was a promising prospect in next year’s Ontario Hockey League draft. “We remember him as a teammate and friend,” West said, urging the boys to “sit together, support each other, and keep playing the game.” And they did, but with a twist. The two teams tossed their sticks into pile at centre ice — with no discernible divide between Flyers and Marlboros. Players picked sticks at random, shuffling them like a deck of cards into two new teams.They then peeled their rival jerseys and put on new ones, black or white with a capital “R,” for Roy, in burgundy. The colour in the boys’ socks — orange and black for the Flye...
Appeal ends, nearly $6000 raised - Sault StarThursday, April 12, 2018
Hunter Chamberlain and their son, Bentley, died last Tuesday. Their SUV, northbound on Highway 69 near Parry Sound, crossed the centre line and collided with a transport. The SUV caught fire. Ontario Provincial Police have not released the names of the deceased pending identification by Ontario Centre of Forensic Sciences. Whitehead's best friend, Rebecca Chapman, launched a GoFundMe appeal (https://www.gofundme.com/help-support-jodey-whitehead) on Friday to help Victoria's mother, Jodey Whitehead, pay for funeral costs. Her goal was $2,000. That target was exceeded by more than 50 per cent within 24 hours with $3,186 donated by 66 contributors by 10 a.m Saturday. By Sunday afternoon, the tally grew to $5,980 from 136 donors. In an update, Chapman thanked donors and said the appeal was finished. “As per request by the family, I will be closing donations and taking the funds to them,” she said. “They decided that this is an overwhelming, but very appreciated amount of support, and that they would like me to close the fund as we have reached nearly $6,000.”Many donors offered their condolences about the trio's death. “My heart goes out to anyone impacted by this tragedy,” said Danielle Heatley. “I can't imagine the pain of losing a child and grandchild,” said MaryClaire Wood in a post. “I pray you find the strength to deal with this terrible loss.“Thanks to everyone for their generosity,” said Jonathan White...