Cobourg ON Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Seven unlicensed cannabis dispensaries quickly open in Pikwàkanagàn, population 450 - Ottawa CitizenSaturday, March 02, 2019
A final regulatory regime is to be presented and ratified by April.Alderville First Nation on Rice Lake near Cobourg has developed its own "cannabis model," which includes standards for youth protection, health and safety, labelling and a complaints process. Last month, it presented a proposal for an ombudsperson to provide an impartial process for complaints about cannabis businesses from members of the community or the general public.Besides the employment and economic spinoffs, the members of the Pikwàkanagàn Cannabis Business Association say they have already contributed to the local food bank, sponsored needy families and helped to pay for funerals."We're not talking about a shady market of shady people," said Bernard. "We want to build a hospice centre. We want to give back."Are there dangers to the community? Illicit opiates are already being sold in the community, said Bernard. "If you're looking at what will destroy families, there should be more of a focus on opiates."Jay Greenwood, who operates Green Grass Oasis in a space that used to be his garage, said there would be more of a danger to Pikwàkanagàn if it were known as "poverty central" instead of gaining a reputation as "pot central."The association is looking for a band council resolution, the equivalent of a bylaw. But that hasn't happened yet.Chief Kirby Whiteduck did not respond to a request for an interview. But others who live in the area have been critical of the proliferation of dispensaries.Michael Ilgert, who lives about two kilometres from Pikwàkanagàn, said he objects to seven dispensaries opening nearby without any political or police reaction."The rules should be applied equally. Even the city of Toronto could only get five licences," he said.ALSO IN THE NEWS:Judge assures disabled romance fraud victim he's ‘not a fool'Twenty-one-year-old former Carleton U student pleads guilty to possession of child pornWest Carleton warriors advance to finals for a chance to win $100,000 for charity
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Christie Blatchford: Court challenge over elderly man's will may be sign of things to come - National PostWednesday, July 05, 2017
COBOURG, Ont. — It’s known as “a will challenge,” a genteel name for a civil trial in Ontario Superior Court in which two caregivers are alleged to have isolated an elderly vulnerable man, taken over as his prime beneficiaries and then “ransacked” his bank accounts.Christos (Chris) Vloyiannitis died May 19, 2013, at the age of 78, a day after he was taken by ambulance to hospital in nearby Trenton nearly unconscious.According to a doctor who saw him there, Vloyiannitis was “in horrible condition” — unkempt, severely underweight and with untreated diabetic wounds on his fingers and feet.The admitting sheet at hospital identified “the presenting complaint” as “failure to thrive,” a diagnosis more common in infants and young children, though Vloyiannitis died of renal failure.He arrived at hospital with Do Not Resuscitate and “no comfort” orders.The caregiving team, Terry and Pam Cross, say through their lawyer, Jim Hunt, that they were devoted to Vloyiannitis and tried to persuade him to...
Cecil FergusonTuesday, May 09, 2017
Alyssa, Kaitlyn, Nicole, Craig, Holly, Robert, Sarah, Michael, Joshua, Justin, Chanse, Randy, Shamus, Heidi, Stephanie, Bradley and Blakely. Survived by brother Jim (Beverley) Ferguson of Cobourg. Predeceased by his parents Frederick and Margaret (Logan) Ferguson, son David and siblings Geraldine, Dorothy, Margaret, Donald, Douglas, John and George. The family will receive friends at the RUSHNELL FUNERAL CENTRE, 60 Division Street, Trenton on Thursday from 5-9 p.m. Service in the Chapel on Saturday, May 13th, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Revered Brian Carswell officiating. Inurnment Carrying Place Cemetery Annex at a later date. If desired, Memorial Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. On-line condolences at www.rushnellfamilyservices.com...
Former Port Hope resident, Devil's Brigade veteran Charlie Mann dies - Northumberland NewsFriday, February 17, 2017
Port Hope, died on Jan. 28. His funeral was on Feb. 4.
Mann was born in a house on John Street in Port Hope on June 30, 1922, said retired Cobourg Collegiate Institute West history teacher Michal Loeprich, who spent about 10 years meeting with and compiling a binder about Mann for her students. After Mann’s father died in 1933, the family was poverty-stricken and lost their home. Mann joined the militia in 1937 to earn cash, she said.
He would later become a member of the First Special Service Force, an elite military unit with both Canadian and U.S. members, known as the Devil’s Brigade. The Brigade members were known to be tough men with training in parachuting, skiing, mountain climbing and hand-to-hand combat in the Second World War. The Brigade was originally to be a parachute unit but instead became an assault group known for reconnaissance behind enemy lines. Mann was the supply sergeant and delivered food, water, clothing, ammunition and equipment to the troops. At one point, the Italian farmhouse they were headquartered in was shelled and Mann was blown through a window in a ball of fire. He was severely bruised in the incident.
Mann and his wife June moved to Kincardine in 1964. He spent 27 years in municipal politics and was mayor for 13 years.
William WellmanWednesday, February 08, 2017
Marsh of Trenton. Bill lived most of his life in Trenton and worked for Canada Post for thirty-five years. Posted in Goose Bay, Wabash, Happy Valley, Northwest River, and Labrador City, as well as Cobourg, Frankford, and Trenton. For the last five years Bill resided at Royal Terrace Residential in Palmerston, Ontario close to family and friends. Bill was well known for his professional looks, friendly ways and antique collections. At Bill's request there will be no visitation or service. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to the RUSHNELL FUNERAL CENTRE, 60 Division Street, Trenton (613-392-2111). Interment White's Cemetery beside his daughter Krisandra. If desired, Memorial Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or a Charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. On-line condolences at www.rushnellfamilyservices.com...
BRIAN DAVID MUEHLMAN - Burlington County TimesWednesday, March 27, 2019
Brian enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was an avid whitetail deer hunter, traveling throughout United States and Canada hunting with his grandson, Kurt. Brian was a USCG Charter Captain on Lake Ontario for 15 years. His most cherished time was spent with his grandchildren. Survivors include his wife, Gail Krauss Muehlman; his mother and step father, Margaret (Rex) Smith of Wexford; daughter, Candi (Joe) Landles of Evans City; step daughter, Becky Flagler of Pittsburgh; siblings, Connie Federbusch, Laurie (Ron) Mahen, and Mark (Pam) Muehlman, all of Mercer; nine grandchildren, Kurt, Mariah, Rayna, Seth, Brandon, Riley, Connor, Liam, and Nico; and several nieces and nephews. Brian was preceded in death by his father, Paul Muehlman and his brother in law, Oscar Federbusch. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, from 2 to 8 p.m. at the MARSHALL FUNERAL HOME, 200 Fountain Ave., Ellwood City. Friends will also be received at the funeral home on Thursday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the blessing service at 11:30 a.m. Rev. Father Mark Thomas will officiate. Interment will follow in Holy Redeemer Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Brian's memory may be made to the Steven King Foundation, 621 Street, Jetmore, KS 67854 or Victory Junction, 4500 Adams Way, Randalman, NC 27317. Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh. com.
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Cecile J. Briggs - WatertownDailyTimes.comWednesday, March 27, 2019
Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. There will be no funeral services and burial will be at a later date in Calvary Cemetery, Massena.Cecile was born on November 14, 1933 in Cornwall, Ontario, the daughter of Claude and Bertha (Belanger) Villeneuve. She married Joseph Maugeri Jr. on February 21, 1958. He predeceased her on April 19, 1972. She later married Ivan Briggs on June 20, 1975. He predeceased her in June 2001.She enjoyed playing bingo, traveling and spending time on social media.She is survived by her son Joseph Maugeri III and his wife Becky of Clayville, NY; three grandchildren, Joseph, Benjamin and Matthew Maugeri; a brother, Cyril and wife Sylvia Villeneuve and two sisters, Claudette Lefebvre and Bernadette Good as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two sisters Bernice Sequin and Marie Claire Payette.Arrangements are under the direction of Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. Memories and online condolences may be share with the family at www.PhillipsMemorial.com.
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Clark Davey, 1928-2019: 'The true journalist of journalists' - Ottawa CitizenWednesday, March 27, 2019
He was heartbroken after failing his medical, but an English teacher told him that people would pay him to write. So he enrolled in the first journalism degree course taught at University of Western Ontario, graduating in 1948 and joining the newsroom of the Chatham Daily News.There, he worked under Richard "Dic" Doyle, but moved to Kirkland Lake when the Thomson newspaper chain made him editor-in-chief of the Northern Daily News. His time there was brief, however, as his girlfriend, Joyce Gordon, issued him an ultimatum: Northern Ontario or me. He chose her: they married in September 1952.In the meantime, he joined the newsroom of the Globe and Mail, where his mentor Doyle had been working for a year.As a reporter with the Globe, Davey covered national and international affairs, including the Suez Canal crisis, the St. Lawrence Seaway project and the cancellation of the Avro Arrow program. During the 1957 federal election campaign, he recognized that Tory leader John Diefenbaker was gaining momentum and might actually win, and convinced his editors to allow him to stay with the Chief's campaign for 40 days.
Clark Davey, former publisher of the Montreal Gazette, displaying a mock-up of the paper's new Sunday edition in 1988.
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When Doyle became editor of the Globe in 1963, he chose Davey as his managing editor, and, according to Mills, the two raised the broadsheet's reputation from that of a local paper to a national one. Davey was managing editor for 15 years before joining the Vancouver Sun in 1978. He was publisher there until 1983, when he took over at the Gazette. He was publisher of the Citizen from 1989 to 1993. He was also president and chair of The Canadian Press, and co-founder and president of the Michener Awards Foundation that oversees the country's most prestigious journalism prize."He was the true journalist of journalists," says Kim Kierans, journalism professor at University of King's College in Halifax and Michener Foundation board member. "He told me when I last saw him in November, ‘If we're not providing the encouragement for journalism organizations and journalists within them to do the journalism that matters, then we're in trouble as a democracy.'"He was also a lovely man, smart and sparkling … with incredible enthusiasm for the business and its future."According to Mills, Davey, who in 2002 led a protest on the steps of the Ottawa Citizen after Mills was fired for running an editorial critical of then-prime minister Jean Chrétien, was known as tough and gruff, "but deep down he was a really kind and thoughtful person, and a very good friend who was always fair to people. But if you didn't know him, he could be intimidating."And although he called the shots on the job, it was Joyce who ruled the home roost. According to son Ric, his father only stopped the presses twice - once while at the Globe, when Joyce called him to report that she and Ric thought they had just seen a UFO."That was the kind of pull she had over him," says Ric.Clark Davey is survived by his wife, Joyce; brother Kenneth George; children Ric (Rita Celli), Kevin (Margaret) and Clark Jr. (...