Kingsville ON Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Sports in short: March 16 - Belleville IntelligencerThursday, April 12, 2018
Peterborough 1; Bulls 3, Peterborough 0; Peterborough 4, Bulls 2.ON DECK: League final vs. Kingston, TBA.QUINTE WEST PEEWEE HAWKSThe peewee A Quinte West Hawks will clash with the Erie Northshore (Kingsville) Storm in an OMHA all-Ontario championship series set to start this weekend at Community Gardens in Trenton.Hawks carry an overall season record of 62-6-5 into the provincial final, including three tournament titles. They won the Lakeshore League penannt with an undefeate record of 28-0-2 and were international Silver Stick finalists.Games 1 and 2 are in Trenton; Games 3 and 4 are in Kingsville.ON DECK: Game 1 Saturday at Community Gardens, 4 p.m.; Game 2 Sunday at 1 p.m. at Community Gardens.PEEWEE CENTRE HASTINGS GRIZZLIESThe McConnell Funeral Home peewee Centre Hastings Grizzlies claimed their regional minor hockey playoff championship in marathon fashion, defeating the Campbellford Colts 6-5 in double overtime in the deciding game.Tied 5-5 after three periods, Grizzlies got the winning goal from Sam Fluke in double O.T. with the teams reduced to playing 3-on-3. Carson Van Allen and Samuel Gale assisted. Fluke finished the game with four goals.Earlier Centre Hastings scoring was: Evan Yeo from Van Allen and Gale; Fluke from Nate Dorie; Fluke, unassisted; Van Allen from Yeo and Fluke; Fluke from Carter Wright.Grizzlies wrapped up their season with an exhibition home-and-home series with Millbrook, losing 9-3 and 5-3. CH combined scoring was: Fluke from Aaron McMaster and Jacob Heard; Heard from Van Allen; Fluke (2) from Owen Meraw-Gilbey and Heard; Wright from Nolan Arseneault and Gale; Ryland Harvey from Fluke; McMaster from Heard; Fluke (2) from Gale and Arseneault.The team is planning a post-season awards banquet for next month, TBA.TWEED JUVENILE HAWKSAfter eliminating the South Bruce Blades in the OMHA semi-finals, the Tweed Hawks open a best-of-five/six-point series provincial CC juvenile championship series this weekend against the Cayuga Stars. Game 1 is tonight at 8:30 p.m. in Tweed.Hawks ousted South Bruce 3-0 in the best-of-three provincial semi-finals, but needed an O.T. goal on a strong individual effort by Jake Yohn to win Game 3 by a 2-1 margin on home ice. Tyrel McQuaigg was cited for a solid game in net for Tweed.ON DECK: OMHA CC-C juvenile championship — Game 1 tonight at Tweed, 8:30 p.m.; Games 2 and 3 Saturday and Sunday at Cayuga at 5 p.m.; Game 4 (if necessary) Saturday, March 24 at 3 p.m. at Tweed; Game 5 (if necessary) Sunday, March 25 at 1 p.m. at Cayuga; Game 6 (if necessary) Thursday, March 29 at 8:30 p.m. at Tweed.Let's block ads! (Why?)...
Funeral arrangements made for Kingsville man who drowned - CTV NewsThursday, December 14, 2017
Published Friday, August 11, 2017 10:27AM EDT
Last Updated Friday, August 11, 2017 2:25PM EDT
Funeral arrangements have been made for a Kingsville man who drowned in Lake Erie on Tuesday.
Visitation will take place for Tyson Koehn at the Sykes Funeral home on Division Road in Kingsville from 6:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. Friday.
A funeral is scheduled at the Leamington United Mennonite Church on Oak Street Saturday at 10:30 a.m.
Koehn was boating with his children Tuesday afternoon when he entered the lake to help his seven-year-old son who was struggling in the water. His son was okay, but Koehn went under.
A GoFundMe account with a goal of $500,000 has so far collected more than $17,000 to help Koehn's wife and their five children.Let's block ads! (Why?)...
Body of Mexican canoeist recovered in Kingsville, say OPP - Windsor StarWednesday, July 5, 2017
An OPP helicopter searches on May 29, 2017, for the missing canoeist who disappeared under the water near Kingsville the evening before.Jason Kryk / Windsor StarThe body of a Mexican man whose canoe capsized off the shores of Kingsville has been recovered, say police.Essex County OPP said the remains of 25-year-old Juan Carlos Alfaro were located via helicopter in the waters of Lake Erie near County Road 31 in Kingsville on June 1 around 1:30 p.m.The discovery ended an extensive five-day search for Alfaro, a Mexican national who had been living in Kingsville and working on a farm in the area.Police said their investigation is now complete.Tyler Jones, who works on a property on St. Luke Crescent in Kingsville, watched as OPP recovered the remains from the water.“I noticed an enormously bloated body washed up on the shore,” Jones said. “It was kind of hard to miss … It was a pretty nasty sight, to be totally honest. It was pretty grotesque.”Jones said he feels badly for the dead man, but he hopes the incident is a sharp reminder to the public about boating safety.“Especially with the warmer...
Victim of fatal car crash saves five people through organ donation - Windsor StarWednesday, July 5, 2017
Amherstburg, 7,158 people are registered to donate out of 17,271 Health Card holders. That is a donor registration rate of 41 per cent, which puts Amherstburg at 82 on the list of Ontario communities.Kingsville is ranked 106th with a 39 per cent donor rate. From a total of 13,281 Health Card holders, 5,205 people are registered to donate.Leamington’s rate is 30 per cent with 6,812 registered to donate out of 22,767 Health Card holders.Windsor Regional Hospital spokesman Ron Foster said more up-to-date statistics will be released in July. He expects they will show an increase in the number of donors after an awareness campaign the hospital did in April.Somewhere out there, Jacob Purdy’s heart still beats.It’s the only comfort there is – knowing his organ donations saved five other people – after the young Amherstburg man’s death from a car crash.The 21-year-old leaves behind grieving parents, two brothers and a pregnant girlfriend.“It’s the only good part of this whole tragedy,” his mother Debra said Wednesday at the family’s Amherstburg home. “It made me very proud that he will be helping somebody else, knowing that your child is going to live on, even if it’s with somebody else.”Purdy was driving a car that collided with a pickup truck May 27 at County Road 10 and Concession 8 North. Amherstburg police said both drivers suffered life-threatening injuries.Police didn’t respond to a request Wednesday for more details about the crash, including the condition of the other driver.Purdy’s parents said he was officially pronounced dead on June 1. He is survived by his mother, father Scott and brothers Joshua, 23, and Shayne, 17. His girlfriend, Rebecca Vukov, 20, now also faces the reality of raising their unborn child without...
A well-respected local principal has passed away. - windsoriteDOTca NewsTuesday, April 4, 2017
Paul Bisson passed away on Christmas Eve.Bisson was principal at Tecumseh Vista Academy, and before that at W. G. Davis and Puce Public School. He also taught at Kingsville Public School.Visiting will be held at Melady Funeral Home in Belle River on Thursday from 2pm to 5pm and 7pm to 9pm.The funeral service will be held at St. Simon & St. Jude Church on Friday at 11am.You can find his full obituary online.Let's block ads! (Why?)...
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...
'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...
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...