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134 King Street,
Burford, ON N0E 1A0
(519) 449-1112

Burford ON Obituaries and Funeral Related News

Terry Dunseith

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

United Church of Canada. During his time in the church, he served the congregations at Grace United in Roseville, Trinity United in Hannon, Nanticoke Pastoral Charge, Burford United, Calvary United in Kitchener, Three Willows in Guelph, St. Luke’s in Cambridge, and Knox United in Ayr. Terry remained young at heart through his love of music, movies, theatre, and literature. He had an irreverent sense of humour that was influenced by artists like Mel Brooks, Red Skelton, Monty Python, and Jim Henson. He loved to sing, shaped by his love of musicians such as Elton John, John Denver, The Beatles, Billy Joel, and more recent performers like Mumford and Sons, Pentatonix, Barenaked Ladies and Great Big Sea. He always loved musical theatre, playing Andrew Lloyd Webber and Les Miserables for his children. He exhibited a fondness for collecting artwork of rainbows and Noah’s Ark, and had recently kindled a passion for creating pieces of stained glass. Beloved husband to Diane; loved dad to Jonathan, Jessica Little (Chris), and the late Matthew (2009); cherished “Granny’s Grandpa” to Lincoln and Max. Terry will be sadly missed by sisters Linda (Murray), Barb, and Kathy; brother Robert (Lynn); in-laws Joann (George), David (Lisa), Lani, Kathryn (Dave), and Terri (Craig); and a great many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his parents Don & Hilda and brother George. Friends will be received at the Ayr Chapel, Wm. Kipp Funeral Home, 183 Northumberland St. Ayr on Friday 2-4 & 7-9 PM. A Memorial Service to Celebrate Terry’s life will be held at Trinity United Church, 400 Stevenson St N. Guelph on Saturday at 2:00 PM. In Lieu of flowers, donations to the March of Dimes or United Chur...
http://www.wmkippfuneralhome.com/book-of-memories/2768973/Dunseith-Terry/service-details.php

Deaths for Aug. 8 - The Olympian

Friday, August 12, 2016

Hospital. Funeral Alternatives of Washington, Tumwater, 360-753-1065. Barker, Albert, 70, Olympia, died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016, at home. Funeral Alternatives of Washington, Lacey, 360-491-2222. Burford, Dianna Sue, 73, Olympia, died Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, at Providence St. Peter Hospital. Funeral Alternatives of Washington, Tumwater, 360-753-1065. Butterfield, Bradford, 54, Olympia, died Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at Providence St. Peter Hospital. Funeral Alternatives of Washington, Tumwater, 360-753-1065. Carr, Pauline M., 72, Elma, died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016, at Providence St. Peter Hospital. Funeral Alternatives of Washington, Tumwater, 360-753-1065. Griffin, Margie Jane, 77, Tumwater, died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016, at home. Funeral Alternatives of Washington, Tumwater, 360-753-1065. Helland, Helen F., 90, Tumwater, died Friday, Aug. 4, 2016, in Lacey. Mills and Mills Funeral Home, Tumwater, 360-357-7743 Jones, Kirby Lee, 71, Lacey, died Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, at home. Funeral Alternatives of Washington, Lacey, 360-491-2222. Joyner, Frank Edward, 60, Olympia, died Sunday, July 31, 2016, at home. Funeral Alternatives of Washington, Tumwater, 360-753-1065. Moore, Jennie Sue, 59, Shelton, died Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, in Olympia. Forest Funeral Home, Olympia, 360-943-6363. Pillsbury, Phillip, 72, Lacey, died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016, at Olympia Transitional Care and Rehabilitation.
http://www.theolympian.com/news/local/article94245317.html

'They lost their goalie': Don Mills Flyers pay tribute to murder victim Roy Pejcinovski in emotional return to the ice - Toronto Star

Thursday, 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 Star

Thursday, 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...
http://www.saultstar.com/2018/02/11/funeral-cost-appeal-tops-goal

Brockville area joins in mourning - Brockville Recorder and Times

Thursday, 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...
http://www.recorder.ca/2018/04/09/brockville-area-joins-in-mourning