Winchester ON Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Obituary — Raymond “Ray” Grant - Nation Valley News (blog)Thursday, December 14, 2017
March 29, 1946 – December 10, 2017Peacefully at Winchester Memorial Hospital on Sunday December 10. Ray (Raymond) Grant beloved husband of Jackie Grant (nee Rushton). Loving father of Whitnie Beckstead (son in law Lenny) son Stephen Grant of Iroquois and Jason and Stephanie (Grant) Mackenzie of Kingston, Ontario. Proud grandfather of Tyler Beckstead Iroquois and grandchildren and great grandchildren of Kingston Ontario. Survived by sister in laws Joan Clark, (Gordon) St Stephens NB. Lois Coleman (Gary Courtenay B.C. Deni Rushton (David) Oxford Nova Scotia. as well as many nieces and nephew’s. Predeceased by his parents Alfred and Lois Grant. Brother Ronald and sister Susan(Palmer). Ray was born in Prince Rupert moved many times during his early years as his father was in the arm forces. At age 17 he became a professional athlete. Ray went to Olympics trials in 1964 for gymnastics in the province of BC. He became a professional firefighter 1967 to 1976 Dartmouth NS. Ray continued to help when he moved to Iroquois be...
Norman Sulpher - The Morrisburg LeaderWednesday, August 2, 2017
Retired Scotiabank manager and a resident of Dunbar for the past 39 years, Norman Sulpher passed away at the Winchester District Memorial Hospital on Sunday, June 25, 2017, following a lengthy illness. He was 83.Norm was born in Renfrew on April 7, 1934, to his parents Felix and Anastasia Sulpher (nee Lapenski). He was one of 13 children.He spent time working at construction while attending high school. He spent time doing renovations and built a two-car garage with a workshop. Norms first management appointment was Morrisburg. He was transferred to Kingston where he opened a new branch at Bath and Gardiners Road. He went on to Bancroft, then the district office at the St. Laurent and Cyrville Branch in Ottawa.Norm was chosen to head the mortgage department for Eastern Ontario. Moving to head office in Toronto was not an option as he did not want to disrupt his family life. Therefore, he graciously declined the post and retired out of Chesterville, Ontario.Boating, fishing and reading were his favourites things to do. He enjoyed them so much, a cottage was purchased when Norm retired. Norm ha...
Notice: Mary Ruth Whitteker - The Morrisburg LeaderFriday, June 2, 2017
At the Dundas Manor Nursing Home, Winchester, on Monday, May 1, 2017, Mary Ruth Whitteker (nee McIntosh), age 82. Loving wife of Rex Whitteker and the late Douglas Deeks. Dear stepmother of Brenda Whitteker (Francis Jollota) of Newington and Greg Whitteker of Leduc, Alberta. Mary Ruth will be fondly remembered by her grandsons Curtis, Braiden, Tyler and Jesse. Predeceased by her brother Bob McIntosh. Also survived by nieces and nephews.Funeral ArrangementsFriends may call at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home, Williamsburg, on Friday, May 5th from noon until time of the funeral service at 1 p.m. Donations to the Alzheimer’s Society would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Online condolences may be made at marsdenmclaughlin.com.IntermentNew Union Cemetery, WilliamsburgLet's block ads! (Why?)...
Sports Briefs: Win for Nationals - Standard FreeholderThursday, January 19, 2017
In Westport, the Glens lost 6-1 to the Rideaus. Alexandre Elie had the lone goal, with 1:09 left in regulation.At home, the Glens lost to the Ottawa Canadians. Josh Peladeau had the lone goal.• The Winchester Hawks lost to the worst team in the league, 4-1 to the Timberwolves in Renfrew.Franco Gagnon had the lone goal for the Hawks.Hosting Casselman, the Hawks lost 3-2 in a shootout. Gagnon and Christophe Lemay scored nine seconds apart in the third period to tie the game 2-2.Samuel Gosselin and Isaac Barr scored in regulation for the Vikings.
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What's on the Telly? 01.05.17 through 01.11.17 - Greeley TribuneThursday, January 12, 2017
Jensen Ackles) have focused far more on babes than babies, but it’s the latter that holds their attention in “The Foundry.” After a crying infant leads to a death in a creepy abandoned house, the Winchester brothers investigate, while Castiel and Crowley (Misha Collins, Mark A. Sheppard) warily team up to hunt for Lucifer (guest star Rick Springfield).
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The members of the Task Force may be split on where their loyalties lie in the new episode “Lipet’s Seafood Company,” as they search for an international terrorist who’s in the United States. Aram (Amir Arison) has to deal with the fallout from his girlfriend’s hacking of FBI computers. Red (James Spader) seeks repayment for a favor. Megan Boone, Harry Lennix and Diego Klattenhoff also star.
9 p.m. on NICK Nashville
ABC canceled this tune-filled country soap at the end of its fourth season, but the series returns for Season 5 with many of its main characters still on board in this new cable venue that is certainly more faithful to its setting. As the story resumes, Rayna and Deacon (Connie Britton, Charles Esten) try to adjust as rebellious daughter Maddie (Lennon Stella) returns home, while surprising news about Juliette (Hayden Panettiere) sends shockwaves through Music City. Clare Bowen, Jonathan Jackson and Chris Carmack also return.
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'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...
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...