Obituary – Needham


Alice Pauline Needham (née Dickison) of Kincardine Township passed away with her family by her side on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre – Kincardine, in her 87th year.

Beloved wife of the late Lloyd Needham.

Cherished mother of Dr. Henry (Dr. Alyson) Needham of New Hamburg and Murray Needham of Kincardine Township.

Loving grandmother of Julia and Connor.

Dear sister of Jean (Elmor) Ross of Calgary, Alberta; and sister-in-law of Dorothy Dickison of Burlington. Also missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Predeceased by her parents William and Nellie Dickison, siblings Mary (Russell) Ruttan and Gordon Dickison.

Visitation was held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home in Kincardine, where the funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, with Rev. Rob Hiscox officiating. Serving as honorary pallbearers were Bruce Ruttan, Bob Dickison, Don Ruttan and Alan Ross. Flower bearers were Susan Stephenson and Mary Lou Rowley.

Final resting place: Kincardine Cemetery.

Memorial donations to St. Matthew’s Anglican Church in Kingarf or the Kincardine Hospital Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy and can be made through the funeral home at 519-396-2701. Portrait and memorial available online at

Obituary – Needham was last modified: April 12th, 2019 by Dianna Martell

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