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12 2014 July

McGovern, Anne Margaret (Age 63, Kincardine)

Anne Margaret, McGOVERN, of Kincardine and formerly of Toronto, passed away with her lifelong friend, Kathy Milne-Day by her side at Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, on Wednesday. She was 63. Daughter of Isobel and the late Jim McGovern, and sister of Katie McGovern, all of Leven, Fife, Scotland.
Visitation will be held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine, on Sunday, from 7 to 9 PM. The funeral mass will be held at St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, Kincardine, on Monday, at 11 AM. Interment in Scotland at a later date. Memorial donations to the Children’s Wish Foundation would be appreciated.

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11 2014 July

Tomlin, Ross (Age 84, Harriston)

Ross TOMLIN of Harriston at Palmerston Hospital on Thursday in his 85th year. Remembered by his daughter Laurie Howes of Palmerston, and by his sister Shirley McGowan of Durham, and brother Glenn and Ilene Tomlin of Harriston. Predeceased by his first wife Florence Tomlin and second wife Diane Tomlin, his brothers Ted and Jack Tomlin, and by half-sisters Olive Davies and Annie Wright, and half-brother George Tomlin.

A memorial service will be held at St. George’s Anglican Church, Harriston on Wednesday at 11 AM. Interment in Fordwich Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the Hardy-Lee Funeral Home, Harriston.

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11 2014 July

Marks, Maxine (Age 84, Seaforth)

Maxine MARKS of Seaforth, peacefully at Seaforth Community Hospital on Thursday in her 85th year. Wife of the late Nelson ‘Dick’ Marks. Loving mother of Sharon Pryce and Brian of Winthrop, Brian and Linda of Calgary and Blaine and Kelly of Egmondville. Grandma of Dwayne, Brad, Brent, Theresa, Ryan, Morgan; and 17 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Audrey Hackwell of Walton. Sister-in-law of Viola Traviss, Lawrence ‘Jake’ Marks, Marion Hulley and Betty Hulley.
Visitation is at the McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth on Sunday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral service is at Egmondville United Church on Monday at 11 AM.

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10 2014 July

Duffy, Tom (Age 51, Seaforth)

Tom DUFFY of Seaforth, peacefully at Seaforth Community Hospital on Wednesday in his 52nd year. Beloved husband of Mandy. Dear father of Jacob and Jenny Duffy, both of Seaforth. Loving son of Bob Duffy of Route 1, Dublin and the late Ruth Duffy. Son-in-law of Estelle Haase of Mitchell. Brother of Randy and Debbie, Bill, Marian and Jim Finlayson, Cathy and Paul Hulley. Brother-in-law of Tammy Haase, Christa and Kyle Fenwick, Brad and Loma Haase.

Visitation is at the McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth on Friday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral Mass from St. James Catholic Church, Seaforth on Saturday at 11 AM.

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09 2014 July

Torensma, Audrey (Age 94, Listowel)

Audrey TORENSMA of Listowel at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Tuesday in her 95th year. Beloved wife of the late Rense Torensma. Dear sister of Nienke and Djoke, and sister-in-law of Dirk. Missed by her nieces and nephews, and many dear friends and close acquaintances. Predeceased by her parents, 1 brother and 2 sisters. Visitation will be held at the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel on Friday from 10 AM until time of the funeral service at 11.  Interment in Fairview Cemetery, Listowel.

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09 2014 July

Cupskey, Doris (Age 79, Monkton)

Doris CUPSKEY of Monkton at her residence on Tuesday in her 80th year. Wife of Gord Cupskey. Father of Ron and Mary of Stratford, Laverne, Diane and Dennis Simpson, all of Monkton, Paul and partner Darlene of Tavistock, Pauline Taylor, Colleen and Dave Scott, Debbie and Craig Dufton, all of Mitchell, Bruce of Stratford, Doug and Cauline of London. Missed by 19 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Sister of Marie Hiltz and Joyce Yundt.
There is no visitation. A memorial service will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, Monkton on Saturday at 11 AM.
Arrangements entrusted to the Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood.

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08 2014 July

Cowan, Robert ‘Bob’ (Age 82, Harriston)

Robert COWAN of Harriston at Caressant Care Nursing Home on Monday in his 83rd year. Husband of the late Rheta Cowan and father of Nancy Cowan of Harriston.

The funeral service will be held from the Hardy-Lee Funeral Home, Harriston on Wednesday at 11 AM. Interment in Harriston Cemetery.

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08 2014 July

Chesney, Fern (Age 82, Seaforth)

Fern CHESNEY of Seaforth in Stratford on Sunday in her 83rd year. Dear mother of Nancy Teeter, Gayle and Roy Kierstead, all of Everett, Michael Emrick of Duncan, B.C., and Holly and Lloyd Kelly of Crofton, B.C. Missed by 8 grand-, 8 great-grandchildren; siblings Don and Evelyn MacDonald, Margaret Smith, Anna and Don Noble, Jack and Lois MacDonald. Predeceased by her husbands Jack Emrick and Perk Chesney, son Bob Emrick, son-in-law Delmer, daughter-in-law Linda, and 2 sisters.  Cremation.
Visitation is at the Falconer Funeral Home, Clinton on Wednesday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Celebration of Life service from Egmondville United Church on Thursday at 1 PM.

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07 2014 July

Black, Margaret ‘Marg’ (Age 85, Lucknow)

Margaret BLACK of Lucknow, at Wingham Hospital on Saturday at age 85. Loved by children David and Joan Black of Lucknow, Fred and Juanita Black of Burks Falls, Kevin and Wanda Black of Kingston, Elizabeth and Phil Petrie of Goderich and 9 grandchildren. Missed by brother Bill MacPherson, sister Isabelle Thompson and their families, the Black family, and special friends. Predeceased by her son Gordie.
Visitation will be held at the MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home, Lucknow on Thursday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. A Celebration of Life will be held from the chapel on Friday at 1 PM.

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07 2014 July

Brown, Kathy (Age 65, Mildmay)

Kathy BROWN of Mildmay, peacefully at Owen Sound Hospital on Sunday in her 66th year. Born in Belleville to the late Ivan and Hazel May. Survived by Dale, her loving husband of 41 years. Beloved mother to Jason Brown, and Lisa Holman and Joel, all of London and proud grandmother to Hank and Jake Holman. Remembered by her brother Gary and Louanne, sister Marilyn and Paul and brother Bill and Valentina.
Visitation to take place at the Greg Roberts Funeral Home, Mildmay on Wednesday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral service will be held at St. Paul’s United Church, Mildmay on Thursday at 2 PM.

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