Maxville ON Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Ryan (nee McLoone), Winnifred, (March 15, 2017) - Lambton ShieldTuesday, April 4, 2017
Peacefully, on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, Winnifred Ryan of Maxville, formerly of Sarnia, Ontario, passed away at the age of 90 years. Beloved wife of the late Stanley James Ryan. Dear daughter of the late Mary Boyle and the late Denis McLoone. Sister of the late Mary, late Francie (late Mary Brennan), late Bridget (Johnny Kelly), late Margaret (late Brian Probert), Ann (John McDyre) and late Barney (Breed Burke). Sister-in-law of the late Hubert Ryan, late Lambert Ryan (late Helen Marcelle Campeau), late Dean Ryan (Leona Brownrigg), late Ernest Ryan (late Agatha Collins), late Mona Ryan (late Hubert McFall), late Rena Ryan (Alloyus McPhee) and late Edgar Ryan. She will be fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews from Canada, Ireland and South Africa.Funeral Service to be held on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 11 a.m. at St. Bernard Church, Fournier, Ontario. Spring Interment Parish Cemetery. The family would like to extend an invitation to family and friends to meet them at the church before the funeral from 10 a.m.Special thanks to Dr. Valer...
William HiscockFriday, September 2, 2016
Bill was resigned to his condition but his greatest regret was that he could no longer play the bagpipes, being paralyzed down the left side. His great joy occurred in July 2016 at the Maxville Highland Games when he sat in his wheelchair and all the bands in the final march past came down the field towards him.
Bill’s passing has affected friends around the world. Surviving him are his sister June Stevenson (Ajax, ON) and partner Terry Nicholls, June’s daughter Laura (Chris), son Lawrence ù9Kristina) and their families; Betty, wife of his older brother the late Nick Myatt, and their children Mary Ann Gokey (John) and Nicholas (Melanie) and their children of Malone, NY.; his cousin Audrey Shearman, Mount Royal, QC; his step-daughter Olya Shah, and most of all his love and friend of over 50 years, Diane Lebrun, North Vancouver and her family.
Written by his loving sister, June...
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...
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...