June 2, 2010

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Obituary

CAROL BELL

April 27, 1925 - May 22, 2010

Carol Rose Bell lost her brave fight with cancer at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre – Kincardine on May 22, 2010, in her 86th year.

 

Left to mourn her passing is her son Richard Bell, and his wife Faye, of Nova Scotia; and her daughter Christine, and her husband Luc Gravel, of Point Clark.

 

She also is survived by two granddaughters: Natasha Bell-Bester and Amberley Cleland, and two grandsons: Philip Gravel and Jeffrey Gravel; as well as three great granddaughters: Kellie Bell-Bester, Samantha Bell-Bester, Andrea Bell-Bester; and one great grandson, Ethan Cleland.

 

Carol is survived by one brother, Jack Baker and his wife Eileen, of Wheatley, Ontario. She will be sadly missed by numerous nieces and nephews. 

 

Predeceased by her husband, W.J. Bell (December 1988).

 

Carol was a member of many organizations and volunteer groups. She was a very active member of the community, and will be greatly missed by many friends and neighbours.  

 

Cremation will take place, and a memorial celebration of life for Carol Bell will be held at the Anglican Church of the Messiah, Kincardine, at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 9, with Rev. Rob Hiscox officiating. 

 

Interment Church of the Messiah Memorial Garden

 

As expressions of sympathy, donations can be made to the Kincardine Hospital Foundation.

 

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine. Portrait and memorial available on-line at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com.

STEPHEN MacGREGOR

Stephen David MacGregor, of Kincardine and the retired Station Chief of the Kincardine Fire Department, died peacefully at his residence, on Sunday, May 23, 2010, at the age of 65.

Beloved husband of Emily (née LeFort). 

Dear father of Christine (Stephane) Lamothe, of Orleans; Calvin MacGregor (Alicia Fabry), of Orleans; and Stacy MacGregor, of Kincardine. Sadly missed by his grandchildren: Elise and Justin Lamothe and Hamish MacGregor.  Also remembered by Lori, Robbin, Sheri-Lynn and Rondi. 

Predeceased by his parents Pearl (née MacDougall) and Ernest MacGregor. 

Emily, Christine, Calvin and Stacy will be forever grateful to Steve's donor family, as it allowed him to enjoy three more years with his family and a chance to meet his three wonderful grandchildren.  

 

Steve loved being a fire fighter, a leader, a volunteer and a family man. He accomplished so much and yet he still managed to create his "bucket list" and achieved all his goals right to the very last day. Steve touched the lives of hundreds of people directly and indirectly in so many ways, and he will be missed by the very community he lived in and loved. 

 

Visitation was held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, May 27, 2010. The funeral service was held in the chapel at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 28, 2010, with Rev. Dennis Cluley officiating. 

 

The Honor Guard was Howard Griffith, Don Huston, Frank Merkt, Matt Cottrill, Mike Burrows, Wayne Hartwick, Roger Campbell and Mike Leggett. Insignia Officers were: Brian Minty, George Harkness and Bryce Small. Formation Officers were Craig Palmateer and Robert Arnold. Protocol Officer was Kent Padfield. Fire truck drivers were: 46 Pumper, Steve Deer; 12-2, Murray Harris; Tiverton 11-6, Phil Cates.

Pallbearers were: Jamie MacKinnon, Mike Moore, Steve Otterman, John Wall, Carl Avis and Don Martyn.

 

Flower bearers were Garry Goessell and Addie Bulzgis.

 

Interment Kincardine Cemetery

 

Memorial donations to Camp Bucko or Trillium Gift of Life Foundation were appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial available on-line at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com.

 

MATTHEW TAYLOR

Matthew John Taylor, of Kincardine, died at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre - Kincardine, on Monday, May 24, 2010 in his 29th year.

Beloved son of Kathleen Kilmer (Liz Bugg) of Toronto; and Richard Taylor (Terry Moulaison), of Kincardine. Loving brother of Sarah Taylor and Hannah Taylor, both of Toronto. Dear Grandson of Christine Kilmer, of Port Elgin; and John Taylor, of Tiverton. Sadly missed by aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Predeceased by his grandfather, Jack Kilmer; and his grandmother, Joan Taylor.

Visitation was held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine, from 6 - 9 p.m. of Friday, May 28, 2010. The funeral service was held in the chapel at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 29, 2010 with Kenneth Craig officiating.

Pallbearers were: Avery Carr, Mike Abercrombie, Blake Scott, Matt Showalter, Kevin Malhotra and Matt Douglas. Flower bearer was Tonya Jackson.

Interment Kincardine Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Women's House serving Bruce and Grey were appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial available online at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com

LORNE ROBINSON

Lorne Robinson passed away at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre - Kincardine on Sunday, May 23, 2010, at the age of 86.

Left to mourn his passing are his loving wife, Wilma Jean; sister Winifred Robinson; daughter Sharon (Stew) Taylor, of London; and son Dennis (Susan) Robinson, of Kincardine; as well as his four grandchildren: Carrie (Art) Houghton and Holly (Keith) Robinson-Colley, both of Kincardine, Angela (Shane) Bolton, of Owen Sound; and Matthew (Erin) Taylor, of London, and seven great-grandchildren: Jake and McKinna Colley; Emily, Richard and Stewart Bolton; and Jared and Trent Houghton.

Also survived by extended family: Diane Small, Courtney (Nick) Jovanocic, Matthew McDonald and Dale (Annie) Small and Olivia, Grace and Seamus, of Kincardine.

At Lorne's request, his body has been donated to the University of Western Ontario for medical research.

Visitation was held at the Kincardine United Church on Wednesday, May 26, 2010 from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the service at 2 p.m.

Interment Kincardine Cemetery.

Memorial donations can be made in Lorne's memory to the Kincardine Hospital Foundation, the Kincardine United Church or a charity of your choice.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine. Portrait and memorial available online at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com