Passed away on Sunday September 11th, 2022 at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville, in her 97th year. Beloved wife of the late Wallace “Wally” McKnight for 70 years. Loving mother of Karen (Ken) Allin, Ron (Ida) McKnight and Donna Pegg (Cavin Jones). Loved grandma of Christopher, Brent (Sarah), Victoria (Jonathan), Emily (Mike), Tyler, Leah (Collin) and great grandma of Madelyn, Casey, Rylynn, Bennett & Mayla. Dear sister of Doris Trew and the late Joyce Rundle.
Visitation will be held at NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville on Thursday September 15th from 2 – 4 & 6 – 8 pm. A Memorial Service will be held at EBENEZER UNITED CHURCH, 1669 Courtice Road on Friday September 16th at 2 pm, with visitation from 1 – 2 pm. Interment Ebenezer Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Memorial donations may be made to Ebenezer United Church, Bowmanville Hospital Foundation or Durham Hospice (Clarington).
Greta Down It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Greta Down on Thursday June 16th, 2022, at Sunnybrook Hospital Toronto at the age of 88. She is now reunited with her beloved husband Wesley Down. Loving Mother of Paul (Jackie), Scott, Jeff, Catharine (Barry), and Ken (Kathy). Cherished grandmother of Abigail (Jeremy), Matthew, Jeremy (Jennifer), Adam (Morgan), Bradley (Brittany), Andrew (Tayler), Heather, Kendra (Brent), Jonathan, Trevor (Shelby), Taylor, and Lindsay (Mackenzie), and Great-Grandmother "GG" of Shelby, Heidi, Hailey, Kelsie, Robbie, Aleah, Wyatt, Lucas, Addison and Belle. Dear Sister of Gail and Betty Lou. Predeceased by her other 5 siblings Lillian, Dorothy, Stanley, Bert and Lorraine. She will be greatly missed by all of her friends, cousins, nieces, nephews and church family. Greta touched the lives of many through her decades of community involvement such as Community Care, Canadian Cancer Society, St. Vincent's Kitchen, and Feed The Need Durham. A true inspiration to so many, she will be missed. Visitation will be held at NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division Street North on Tuesday June 21st from 6 - 8 pm. Funeral Service will be held at EBENEZER UNITED CHURCH, 1669 Courtice Road on Wednesday June 22nd at 2 pm, visitation will be held from 1 - 2 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to Feed The Need Durham, Durham Region Hospice-Clarington, or Ebenezer United Church would be appreciated.
EGERT, Heidi Lynn Egert- Passed away at St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto on March 16th, 2022 at the age of 51 years. Beloved wife of Tyson. Loving mother of Courtney and Olivia. Cherished grandmother of Sierra & Finley. Dear daughter of Ellie & Jack Hartwell and daughter in law of Gloria Egert. Dear sister of Lorrie (Rick) and Richard (Carrie). She will be lovingly remembered by her nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home, Bowmanville on Tuesday March 22nd, 2022from 6 – 8 pm. A Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday March 23rd at 3 pm. Memorial Donations may be made to Durham Region Hospice, Clarington Site or a CHARITY of your Choice.
December 29, 1927 – December 31, 2021
Passed away peacefully on Friday, December 31, 2021 at Lakeridge Health - Oshawa Site at the age of 94. Beloved wife of the late Stephen Doyle. Cherished mother of Mary Ann (Stan), the late Arthur (survived by his wife Heather) Jeff and Earl (Cathy). Devoted grandmother of Brad (Sarah), Stephen (Elizabeth), Katharine (Andrew), David (Wemi), Dakota (Casey), Trent, Riley (Mckenna), Amy (Ben) and Jason (Elysha). Proud great-grandmother of Zachary, Ryan, Jessica, Alayo, Jacob, Adeline, Harper, Ethan, Kennedy and Fiara. Doreen was devoted to her family and community. The Women’s Institute and her church were always important to her. She maintained a constant determination to “do things right”, even when eyesight and health failed in later years. A heartfelt thanks to the Team at Traditions of Durham who compassionately cared for her needs over the past few years and to the Palliative Care Team at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa for their kindness and care during the recent weeks.
Doreen will be laid to rest with her late husband at Bowmanville Cemetery.
If desired, donations may be made to the Maple Grove United Church (Bowmanville) or the Lakeridge Health Foundation(Palliative Care). Online condolences may be placed at www.morrisfuneralchapel.ca
TRUELOVE, Jacqueline E. (nee Ellis) Truelove - Passed away at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Monday November 15th, 2021 at the age of 98 years. Beloved wife of the late Harold. Dear mother of Eleanor ‘Ellie’ (Jack) Hartwell and Glenn (Monika) Truelove. Loving grandma of Lorrie (Rick) Borneman, Richard (Carrie) Hartwell, Heidi (Tyson) Egert, Beate Bos and Adrienne (Ed) Martinez. She will be lovingly remembered by her 13 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held at Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home, 53 Division St. N. on Sunday November 21st at 2 pm. Memorial Donations may be made to The Heart & Stroke Foundation or The Terry Fox Foundation.
It is withvery heavy hearts, the family of Arianne Matthews announces her sudden passing far too soon at the young age of 16 on Friday March 12th, 2021. Loving daughter of Dean and Lynn Matthews. Cherished sister of Jason (Samantha). Forever loved by her grandparents Raymond (late) and Pamila Matthews and David and Olive McAdam. Fondly remember by her aunts, uncles and cousins who she had a close relationship with. Arianne will be sadly missed by her special friend Aman Qaiser. She will be missed by her furry friends Binoo and Kodyn. Arianne loved music, camping and looked forward to the annual Nascar roadtrips. She also enjoyed hunting and was always proud of having a successful hunt. Her family could not be more proud of the beautiful young woman she was. Visitation will be held at Barnes Memorial Funeral Home, 5295 Thickson Rd. N. Whitby on Friday. There are two scheduled visitations starting at Noon Friday. Anyone wishing to visit must register online through our website. If assistance is required for online registration call our office between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm. The funeral will be held Friday afternoon at 1:30 and will be for invited guests only. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in the memory of Arianne to Sickkids (Neurology) would be greatly appreciated. Messages of condolence and shared memories can be left for the family by visiting barnesmemorialfuneralhome.com
HEAD, Terry – We are saddened to announce the death of Terry Christopher Head, in his 50th year, on Sunday November 17, 2019. Terry was originally from Bowmanville and currently lived in London. Terry will be lovingly remembered by Ken Whatman, by his parents Sharon and Barry Head of Newcastle, and by the whole congregation of First-St. Andrew’s United Church, London. Terry began his journey in music at the piano at the age of 6. He was loved and respected wherever he played his song. While completing his undergraduate degree in Performance at Western, he was Organist at Ilderton Anglican Church. At Emmanuel College, University of Toronto, he attained his Masters Degree in Sacred Music and was also a graduate of the Glen Gould School, at the Royal Conservatory of Music. Terry’s calling to the ministry of music leadership and performance led him to Maplegrove United Church, St. Andrew’s United Church in Peterborough, Bridge Street United Church in Belleville, and for the last 3 years, First-St. Andrew’s United Church, London. Terry was an Executive member of the London Centre of Royal Canadian College of Organists, Music United Convenor for the Antler River Watershed Region, and Vice President and Chair of the Program Committee for the Ontario Guild of English Handbell Ringers. Terry was also a brilliant chef and a masterful seamster. Above all, Terry was a thoughtful, caring, authentic, faithful person, who was much loved and will be dearly missed. Visitation on Monday, November 25 from 7-9 pm at First-St. Andrew’s United Church, 350 Queens Ave. at Waterloo, London, where the funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday, November 26 at 11 am. Visitation will also precede the service from 10-11 am on Tuesday. A reception will follow the service. Interment Bowmanville Cemetery the following day, November 27. Memorial contributions to Music at First-St. Andrew’s United Church would be appreciated. Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Terry Head 2019..
Obituary of Kathlyn Ruth ServiceKathy Service (nee Logie) Passed away peacefully at her home on August 27, 2019 Beloved wife of the Rev. Bill Service. Proud mother of Shannon (Frank) Corby, Heather (Paul) Grace and Jeremy (Samantha Hammill). Loving Bamma of Hannah, Andrew & Avery. Cherished daughter of Gwen & the late Leslie Logie. Devoted sister of Jane Paterson, Patti Foote & remembered by many nieces and nephews. She will be remembered for her love of dogs, not only fostering 28 dogs, but also assisting with the intake and adoption of dogs. Her loving spirit allowed her to care for those people with special needs and she was also graced with the ability to compose, including 3 hymns. Visitation will be held at NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division St. Bowmanville, on Friday August 30th from 3 – 5 & 7 – 9 pm with an Eastern Star service at 6:45 pm. A Memorial Service will be held at TRINITY UNITED CHURCH, 116 Church Street, Bowmanville on Saturday August 31st at 3 pm, with visitation from 2 – 3 pm. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations may be made to Mission & Service, United Church, any animal rescue charity or a charity of your choice. In honour of Kathy, next time you are thinking of adding a pet to your family, please consider adoption!
SUZANNE MARIE BARNES
Suddenly passed away at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Monday May 27, 2019, just days shy of her 52nd birthday.
Dear daughter of Ted & Roxy Barnes. She will be sadly missed by her twin sister Stephanie Barnes and younger sister Deanna Barnes (Khris Boniface). Dear aunt of Jack & Samantha. Cherished niece of Grace Barnes. She was predeceased by her grandparents Keith & Alyce Yeo and Bertha & Art Barnes.
A Private Graveside Service will be held. Arrangements entrusted to NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division St. Bowmanville. In honour of Suzanne’s love of the outdoors, memorial donations may be made to Valley’s 2000 or a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made at:
It is with a very sad heart that I pass along the following information. Art Doyle, son of Doreen Doyle and brother of Mary Ann Found, passed away suddenly early this morning due to a farming accident. Funeral arrangements will follow at a later date.
Muriel Goodmurphy of Maple Grove United Church, click on Northcutt Elliott to be linked to the Obituary
As you are aware,Ken Spencer passed away suddenly on Tuesday, February 26. Funeral details are as follows: Visitation on Thursday, March 7th from 2 – 4 pm and 6 – 8 pm at Courtice Funeral Chapel. Funeral on Friday, March 8th at 11:00 am at Ebenezer United Church. Lunch to follow and all are welcome. Donations gladly accepted to Ebenezer United or a charity of your choice.