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Ashburnham Funeral Home

840 Armour Rd
Peterborough, ON K9H 2A2
(705) 304-0116

Canterbury Gardens

1414 Sherbrooke St
Peterborough, ON K9J 0B1
(705) 876-1414

Comstock Funeral Home & Cremation Centre

356 Rubidge Street
Peterborough, ON K9H 4C7
(705) 745-4683

Duffus funeral Home

431 George street
Peterborough, ON K9J 3E2
(705) 745-4612

Immaculate Conception Church

83 Hunter Street W.
Peterborough, ON K9H 3J9


539 George St N
Peterborough, ON K9H 3S1
(705) 745-7889

Little Lake Cemetery Co. & Highland Park Funeral Centre

2510 Bensford Road
Peterborough, ON K9J 1C5
(705) 745-6984

Mark Street United Church

90 Hunter St. East
Peterborough, ON K9H 1G5
(705) 742-2682

Nesbitt Funeral Home

600 Monaghan Road S
Peterborough, ON K9J 5J1
(705) 745-3211

Northminister United Church

300 Sunset Boulevard
Peterborough, ON K9H 5L3
(705) 748-4881

St John's Anglican Church

99 Brock St
Peterborough, ON K9H 2P2
(705) 745-7624

St Matthew's-Donwood United Church

4014 Wallace Point
Peterborough, ON K9J 6Y3
(705) 745-5516

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Sports in short: March 16 - Belleville Intelligencer

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Abby Latchford and Quinn Middleton all had PB swims.MIDGET MINOR AA BULLSThe Kristen Moggach Remax midget minor Belleville Bulls wrapped up their Lakeshore League semi-final series 6-2 in points over Peterborough with a 2-0 win in their last game.Jayden Schirmers registered the shutout; Zack Ellis and Devin Sampson supplied the goals. Kellen Irwin was voted Player of the Game.Previous scores were: Bulls 4, 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?)...

Former Millbrook funeral home owner faces fraud charges -

Thursday, December 14, 2017

The former owner of a funeral home in Millbrook, Ont., faces fraud, breach of trust and forgery charges following a joint investigation between Peterborough police and the Bereavement Authority of Ontario.Patrick Benson, 44, the former owner and operator of Benson Funeral Home, was arrested on Wednesday following an investigation that began in June probing the misuse of prepaid funeral contracts.Story continues below READ MORE: Volunteer grave diggers: Canadian government asks funeral homes to prep for pandemic Police say between 2006 and 2015, the King Street funeral home was defrauded of approximately $120,000 after pre-paid funeral contracts with customers were not deposited into a trust account. Benson was owner and operator at the time.The investigation also revealed that in January and February of this year, prepaid funeral contracts were drawn up with forged customers’ signatures.“When you have a pre-paid funeral contact, that money is supposed to be held in trust with a financial institution,” said Lauren Gilchrist, communications liasion for the Peterborough Police Service.“So through the joint investigat...

Egerton Ryerson doesn't deserve an anti-Indigenous label - The Globe and Mail

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Victoria University in the University of Toronto. In the 1850s, Ryerson, as the superintendent of education for Canada West, welcomed Allen Salt, a Mississauga from the Rice Lake area near Peterborough to the Toronto Normal (teacher training) School, the predecessor of what is now Ryerson University.So grateful was Steinhauer for his assistance and encouragement that he named one of his sons Egerton Ryerson Steinhauer. At Rev. Salt’s last mission on Parry Island (Wasauksing) on Georgian Bay, the mission day school bore the name Ryerson. Only recently was the First Nations day school renamed, to Wasauksing Kinomaugewgamik.As educational historian Robin Harris wrote in 1959: “Ryerson was Christian, first, last, and all the time; his religious principles were his first principles.” Yes, he had a Christian agenda, but he also supported the Credit Mississauga’s fight for a title deed to their Credit River reserve and their efforts to build a strong economic base for their community.Ryerson was not the creator of the Indian residential-school system. The Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, vol. 1. The History, Part 1. Origins to 1939 (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015), pp. 75-78, clarifies his outlook toward Indigenous education. In 1847, he did write a short report on Indian boarding schools where older male students could learn European-style agriculture.In preindustrial Ontario, farming was the motor of the economy. As his educational model, he favoured the respected Hofwyl School for the Poor near Berne, Switzerland.Jones and Ryerson were true friends, perhaps best described as “blood brothers.” Toronto’s Dundas Square borders Victoria Street. The site ofRyerson’s home 150 years ago is located toward the eastern end of the urban park. Its actual site is now under Dundas Street East.Ryerson welcomed Mr. Jones and his wife to stay with his family for a month in the spring of 1856 while Ryerson sought the best medical advice to restore Jones’s health. After the attempt to find a cure failed, Jones returned to his home in Brantford, where he died two weeks later. As Jones had requested while he stayed at the Ryerson’s that spring, Ryerson gave the eulogy at his funeral on July 1, 1856.To describe Egerton Ryerson, or Chechalk as the Mississauga called him, as anti-Indigenous misses the mark. Back to you, Ryerson Students’ Union, for further study.Report Typo/ErrorFollow us on Twitter: @GlobeDebateLet's block ads! (Why?)...

Surgeon who died in fall in Montreal remembered as a renaissance man who loved people -

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Dr. Donald Doell, a friend from medical school."He had a very magnetic personality," Doell said Tuesday by phone in Peterborough, Canada. "There wasn't a topic that he wasn't well versed on; music, politics, social justice, you name it," Mookherjee said.In medical school Roy proved himself a "good scholar, hardworking, dedicated to his studies," Doell said. But, he could also be the life of the party, a great storyteller and funny."Whenever anyone proposed some kind of adventure he could never say no," Doell said. As medical school students everyone was serious and intense about their studies, so Doell, Roy and others decided to take up something less serious, by forming a curling team."We ended up taking curling very seriously, even through we ended up losing about every game," Doell said.A renaissance man, Roy wrote poetry and participated in a poety slam at cafe in Brooklyn, Sanyal said. While at McGill, Roy played guitar in a jazz and rock bands, Doell said. At Upstate he was the lead guitarist in the ska-punk band Failed States.Adam Gold, of Funk 'n Waffles, met Roy when he became a regular at the restaurant on University Hill. "We would sit and talk about all sorts of things. He was a really funny guy. He always had friends with him, and everyone was always laughing and smiling around him. You pretty much couldn't help but smile when you saw him," Gold told the Montreal Gazette. "He was just so giving and learned and positive. Just a really special cat," Gold said. "Everyone who met him pretty much said the same thing: 'You never met anyone like this guy.'"Roy's memorial was held Tuesday afternoon in Montreal. A viewing will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Burns Garfield Funeral Home, 3175 E. Genesee St., Syracuse, followed by cremation from noon to 2 p.m., Mookherjee said.In lieu of flowers donations can be made in his name to La Fondation de L'Hopital Sainte - Justine.Contact Charley Hannagan anytime: Email Twitter Facebook 315-470-2161.Let's block ads!/...

Sylvia Mitchell

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Belleville in her 75th year. Daughter of the late Gordon & Ida Michael. Loving wife of the late Frank Mitchell. She is survived by her daughters Winnie Mitchell of Belleville, Sherry Michael of Peterborough and Tina Hyderman (late Kevin) of Belleville. Dear sister of Carol Tanner (Ron) of Belleville, Ed Michael (Doreen) of Newfoundland, Doug Michael of Trenton, Dick Michael and Robin Michael (Late Edna) both of Belleville. She is predeceased by her sister Bernice McMullen and brother Bernard Michael. Proud grandmother to Corrinne, Cameron, Crystal, Robert, Patrick, Dustin, Airica and great grandmother to Jamal, Frankie and Hailea. Following cremation, a Graveside Service will be held at the Belleville Cemetery (Dundas St W, Belleville) on Thursday, July 27th, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to JOHN R. BUSH FUNERAL HOME, 80 Highland Ave. Belleville (613-968-5588). If desired, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation are appreciated by the family. Online condolences

Brockville area joins in mourning - Brockville Recorder and Times

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Humboldt later this week. — 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 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 ( 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...