Book Five


  Obituaries collected by the late Mrs. Isabel DRYNAN

Prepared & set up by: Keith Thompson


SADLER - In hospital at Carleton Place, Ontario on Friday March 24th, 1995. Muriel Elizabeth Rath. In Her 87th Year. Beloved wife of the late Edmund Johnston Sadler. Daughter of the late James Rath and his wife the late Margaret Catherine McMunn. Predeceased by her brother James Herbert Rath and her sisters Mildred McKnight, Ethel Gosbee and Alice McMunn. Loving aunt of Keith McKnight, James, Elmer, Clare, Raymond and Charles Rath, Ann Timmons, Elaine Fulton, Mary Forlippa, Ronald McMunn, Beula Cook and Margaret Palmer. Predeceased by Wilfred Rath and Margaret Leigh. Rested at the Alan R. Barker Funeral Home, McArthur Avenue, Carleton Place. Service was held in St. James Anglican Church, Carleton Place. Ven. Gordon Worden officiated. Interment United Cemeteries, Carleton Place.

REID, Florence - Peacefully after enduring a courageous battle with cancer, in hospital Carleton Place, surrounded by her cherished family on Sunday July 17th, 1994. Florence Ladouceur. In Her 65th Year. Beloved wife and best friend for 45 years of Elmer Reid of Lanark. Much adored mother of Neil (Eva) of Sioux Lookout; Lyle (Pat) of Carleton Place and Wayne (Lori) of Nepean. Treasured grandmother of Shaun and Christine, Caraleigh and Logan, Paul and Pamela. Daughter of the late Joseph and Julianne Ladouceur. Special sister of Therese (Rheal) Deslaurier of RR#2, Lanark; Larence (John) Munro and Anne (Robert) Yuill of Almonte and the late Henry, Camille, Cyril, Joseph and Alfred. Friends called at the Young Funeral Home, Lanark. Funeral Service was in Trinity United Church, Middleville on Wednesday. Interment Greenwood Cemetery, Middleville.

KEEZER, Mae Belle - In hospital at Almonte on Tuesday August 16, 1994. Mae Belle Boal of Almonte. Age 84 Years. Beloved wife of the late William Dean and the late Frank Keezer. Dearly loved mother of Audrey (Mrs. Allan Fulton) of Almonte and Garry Dean (Millie) of Richmond. Dear sister of Mrs. Marjorie Gilmour of Pakenham; Helen (Mrs. Gordon Cameron) of White Lake and Gordon of Renfrew. Predeceased by 1 brother James. Also survived by 3 grandsons and 2 great-grandsons. No visiting by request. A private family Service was held in the Chapel of the C.R. Gamble Funeral Home on Wednesday. Interment Union Cemetery, Pakenham.

HUNTINGTON-LADOUCEUR, Ella Ann - In hospital at Ottawa on Saturday May 13, 1995. Ella Ann Majaury of Clayton. In her 76th year. Beloved wife of the late Camille Ladouceur and by second marriage of the late Hector Huntington. Dear mother of Leslie (Maggie), Elizabeth (Mrs. George Dennie), Louis (Pat) and Donald (Linda) all of Almonte. Step-mother of Sue, Andy, and Don. Dear sister of Mrs. Alma Mann of Pakenham and Mrs Lillian Hughes of Smiths Falls. Sister-In-Law of Alma of Waba. Predeceased by 2 brothers, James and Ervin, 1 half-brother, Harold and 1 half-sister Violet Sauer and step-son Gary. Also survived by 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Friends called at the C.R. Gamble Funeral Home & Chapel, 127 Church Street, Almonte. Then to St. George’s Anglican Church, Clayton on Wednesday for Funeral Service. Rev. Mervyn Dunn officiated. Interment Auld Kirk Cemetery, Almonte.

Muriel Elizabeth Sadler

Muriel Elizabeth Sadler died March 24 at the Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital. She was 86. She was the daughter of the late James Rath and the late Catherine McMunn. She was born Feb. 2, 1909 in Ramsay Township. On July 10, 1943, she married the late Edmund Johnston Sadler in St. George's Anglican Church in Clayton. She made her home on the Sadler farm near Carleton Place, farming with her husband, brother-in-law Harry and sister-in-law Mamie Sadler until retiring and moving to Carleton Place. She is survived by many nieces and nephews - Keith McKnight, James, Elmer, Clare, Raymond and Charles Rath, Ann Timmons, Elaine Fulton, Mary Forlippa, Ronald McMunn, Beula Cooke and Margaret Palmer. Mrs. Sadler was predeceased by her brother Herbert Rath and her sisters Mildred McKnight, Ethel Gosbee and Alice McMunn. She was also predeceased by her nephew Wilfred Rath and niece Margaret Leigh. The funeral service was conducted in St. James Anglican Church on March 27 at 11 a.m. with Ven. Gordon Worden officiating. The pallbearers were Brian Cooke, Greg Fulton, Jimmie Rath, Doug Timmons, Jeff McMunn and Ken Rath. Honourary pallbearers were James Rath, Raymond Rath, Clare Rath and Ronald McMunn.

BARR, Dorothy - In hospital at Almonte on Friday May 12, 1995. Dorothy Trodden of Clayton. Age 74 Years. Beloved wife of Arthur Barr. Dearly loved mother of Phyllis Casey of Almonte and Kenneth of Clayton. Predeceased by 1 son, Harold and 7 sisters, Clara, Marguerite, Elizabeth, Mary, Bertha, Eva and Rita and by 5 brothers. Vince, Kenneth, Edward, Wallace and Thomas. Also survived by 5 grandchildren, Cathy Nancy, Michael, Richard and James and by 3 great-grandchildren. Friends called at the C.R. Gamble Funeral Home & Chapel, 127 Church Street, Almonte, then to Clayton United Church on Tuesday for Funeral Service. Rev. Eileen Hepplewhite officiated. Interment Clayton United Cemetery. 

McKENNY, Patrick Joseph - On Thursday, June 8, 1995. Patrick McKenny, age 79. Beloved husband of Jean McDonald. Loving father of Sandra and Kevin. Son of the late Charles and Jane McKenny. Dear brother of Mrs. Veronica Hart, Mark McKenny, Mrs. Margaret McKenna of Ottawa; Mrs. Patricia Foran of Quyon, Kenneth McKenny of Toronto and Edmund McKenny of Edmonton. Predeceased by a sister, Mary Crowe, Sudbury. Friends may call at the Kelly Funeral Home, 585 Somerset St. (centretown) from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday. Funeral Saturday to St. Augustine's Church for Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Followed by cremation.

THOMPSON - At his home near Almonte, Ontario on Tuesday April 4, 1995. George A. Thompson (Clerk of Ramsay Township for many years). In His 90th Year. Beloved husband of the late Edith M. Turley. Dear father of Margaret (John) Standford, Thornhill, Ontario and Dr. Robert (Patricia) Thompson, Sackville, N.B. Grandfather of Anna, Michael and Mark Stanford; Sarah, Ruth, Erin and Brian Thompson. Brother of Edith Chapman. Predeceased by two sisters, Annie Johnston and May Howitt. Friends called at the Kerry Funeral Home, 154 Elgin Street, Almonte. Then to St. Paul's Anglican Church, Almonte for Funeral service on Friday. Rev. Robert Davis officiated. Interment St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery, Almonte.

WARK - Lucy May. In hospital at Ottawa on Tuesday, April 18, 1995. Lucy May Echlin of Almonte, age 76 years. Beloved wife of the late Lawrence Wark and dearly loved mother of Muriel (Mrs. Howard Julian) of Carleton Place, Mary (Mrs. Clem Chevalier) of Hastings, Luella (Mrs. Harry LeClaire) of Almonte, Marion (Mrs. Robert Affleck) of Lanark, Gladys (Mrs. Lawrence LeClaire) & Russel (Linda) of Almonte, Mrs. Isabell Hope of Carleton Place, Howard (Norah), Esther (Mrs. Bernard Nichols) & Walter (Margaret) of Almonte, Morley (Ruth) of MacDonald's Corners & son-in-law Keith Camelon of Almonte, dear sister of Annie Smith, Kate Sargent, Viola Charlebois, Emma Desjardine, Edna Emon, Margaret Milotte, Reginald & Lloyd Echlin, predeceased by her granddaughter Roseanne Wark, Grandson Robbie Wark, also by her son-in-laws Lloyd MacFarlane & Robert Hope and by her brothers Jim & John Echlin, also survived by 33 grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren & 6 great great grandchildren. Friends called at the C. R. Gamble Funeral Home, 127 Church Street, Almonte. Service was held in the Chapel. Interment Clayton United Cemetery.

BENNETT, Marguerite Dorothy in hospital at Carleton Place, Ontario, on Monday, May 1, 1995, Marguerite Dorothy Weagle, age 78 years. Beloved wife of the late William John Bennett. Dear mother of Joan Thompson (George), Robert Bennett (Anita McCoy), Dory Ann Nolan (Ernie). Devoted grandmother of Debbie Letts (Ted), Cindy Loftus (John), Terry Thompson (Denise), Kim Lockhart (Ken), Chris Nolan (Denise), Julie Downie (Mike) and Angela Bennett. Great-grandmother of Jennifer, Jason, Natasha, Patrick, Sarah, Johnna, Chad, Mathew, Melissa, Rodney, Jenna and Travis. Dear sister of Mrs. Etta Wiseman. Predeceased by her daughter-in-law, Frances Bennett, her grandson, Kenneth Maclntosh, granddaughter Elizabeth Bennett her parents and brother Donald. Resting at the Alan R. Barker Funeral Home, McArthur Avenue, Carleton Place on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Service in the Chapel on Thursday at 11:300 am. Ven. Gordon Worden officiating. Interment St. James Cemetery, Carleton Place. Donations to the Carleton Place Health Care Centre or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

SADLER – Peacefully at his residence, Almonte, Ontario on Sunday May 28th, 1995. Norman Thomas Sadler (Owner of N. T. Sadler Ltd.).  In his 77th year. Dearly loved husband of Jean Edna Giles. Dear father of Joy (Mrs. Fred Baetz), Whitby, Ontario and Robert and his wife Eileen Sadler, Almonte. Much loved Grandpa of Sharon and Robbie Sadler, Almonte and Poppa to Nicholas Baetz. Brother of Flora Sadler, Almonte and Agnes Liptakl of Grennwich, Conn. Predeceased by his parents Thomas H. Sadler and Margaret Keating and by 4 brothers Harold, Gordon, Jim and Nelson. Friends called at the Kerry Funeral Home, 154 Elgin Street, Almonte. Funeral service in the Chapel on Wednesday at  2 pm. Interment Auld Kirk cemetery, Almonte.

RINTOUL - In hospital, Almonte, Ontario on Saturday June 17th, 1995. David Argyle Rintoul. In His 86th Year. Beloved husband of the late Erma Marie Stewart. Dear father of Donna (Mrs. Glenn Thompson), Kitchener; Brian (Gwen) Rintoul, Kingston and Doreen (Mrs. Bob Glandon), Ottawa. Dearest grandfather of Lynne, Lori and Lisa Thompson, Kitchener; David Rintoul, Alexandria, Virginia and Todd Rintoul, Kingston. Predeceased by two brothers William and John Rintoul and two sisters Helen and Annie (Mrs. Ben James). Friends called at the Kerry Funeral Home, 154 Elgin Street, Almonte. Funeral service was in the Chapel on Tuesday. Rev. Ted Colwell officiated. Interment Auld Kirk Cemetery.

SADLER - In hospital, Almonte, Ontario on Sunday June 18th, 1995. Margaret Irene Hutt. In Her 76th Year. Beloved wife of the late James Edward Sadler. Dear mother of Beverley Dodd, Almonte and Marion (Mrs. Charles Arsenault), Kingston, Ontario. Dear sister of Norman (Margaret) Hutt, Almonte and Hilda (Mrs. Ray Spencer), Prescott, Ontario. Predeceased by Agnes (Mrs. Louis Leroux) and Ambrose Hutt. Also survived by 4 grandchildren and 4 great­grandchildren. At the request of the family there will be no visitation. Cremation will take place at Ottawa, Ontario. Interment of ashes St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery, Almonte. Donations made to the Almonte General Hospital "Rosamond Wing" would be appreciated by the Sadler family. For information call Kerry Funeral Homes & Chapels Inc., 154 Elgin Street, Almonte at 613-256-2160.

MacLEAN, Kenneth - In hospital, Smiths Falls, on Sunday June 18, 1995, Kenneth Archibald MacLean in his 86th year. Beloved husband  Jessie Fox. Loved father of Jane (Mrs. Peter Gregoire) of R.R. 4, Smiths Falls and step-father of Roy MacRae (Marion) of Smiths Falls . Father of Shirley (Mrs. Raymond Cook) of Winnipeg, Ronald of Calgary, Fraser (Francine) MacLean of Montreal and the late Doreen Gunn. Loving grand-father of Courtney. Brother Murl McMahon of Harrington, Que.; Helen Powis of Montreal, Edna Diamond of Alberta, Hannah Miller of Calumet, Mary Bigelow of Thorold, Marion of New York and the late Pearl Diamond, John and Scott MacLean. Friends may call at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Falls, from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral service will be conducted in the Chapel on Wednesday, June 21St, at 1:30 pm. Interment Hillcrest Cemetery. In remembrance donations to the Lanark Animal Welfare Society (L.A.W.S.) or Community Hospital Palliative Care Unit would be appreciated. A Masonic Memorial Service will be conducted Tuesday at 7:30 pm.

SOMERTON – In hospital, Almonte, Ontario on Friday July 21, 1995. Frederick Oliver Somerton. Beloved husband of the late Marguerite “Peg” Chalmers/Maruary. Companion of Louise Parsons. Dear father of Lois (Mrs. Everett White), Carleton Place; Stuart, Appleton, Lynden (Joan) Almonte and Gene (Mary Anne) Arnprior. Dear brother of Wilbert, Ottawa; Arthur, Toronto: Linden, Pakenham; Esther (Mrs. Ollie Timmins), Pakenham; Claire, (Mrs. Douglas Scott) Winnipeg; and Doris (Mrs. Bill Robertson), Ottawa. Loving grandfather of Sandra, Kim, Cindy, Shelly, Annette, Lisa, Tammy, Jeff, Kerri-Anne, Mark and Gina. Family and friends assembled at the Kerry Funeral Home & Chapel, 154 Elgin Street, Almonte for Memorial Service in the Chapel on Tuesday. Blair Paterson officiated. Cremation Ottawa. Interment of ashes in the family plot Auld Kirk cemetery, Almonte following the Memorial Service.

BARR, Arthur - Suddenly in hospital at Almonte on Saturday May 20th 1995. Arthur Barr of Clayton. Age 85 Years. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy Trodden (May 12,1995). Dearly loved father of Phyllis Casey of Almonte and Kenneth of Clayton. Predeceased by 1 son, Harold. Dear brother of Greta (Mrs. Ed Trodden) of Smiths Falls and Mrs. Ethel Mitchell of Middleville. Predeceased by a sister, Mrs. Olive McKinnon and a brother, Mervyn. Also survived by 5 grandchildren, Cathy, Nancy, Michael, Richard and James and by 3 great-grand­children. Friends called at C.R. Gamble Funeral Home & Chapel, 127 Church Street, Almonte. Thence to Clayton United Church for Service on Tuesday. Rev. Eileen Hepplewhite officiated. Interment Clayton United Cemetery.

DUNCAN, R. Hugh - Peacefully, with his family at his side in hospital at Almonte on Saturday May 27, 1995. R. Hugh Duncan of Almonte. Age 75 years. Dearly loved husband of Margaret Gilchrist. Beloved father of Isobel (Herb Metcalfe), Pennie (Patrick Eagen) and Allan (Gina) all of Ottawa; Kathy (Jonas Vaskas) of Bond Head and Christine (Darcy Moses) of Carleton Place. Dear brother of Mrs. Mabel Taber of Toronto, Mrs. Muriel Redden of Kingston, Rae ((Mrs. Alan Lytle) of Arnprior, William (Shirley) of Toronto; Kenneth (Helen) of Almonte and Gordon (Mary) of Cobden. Predeceased by 4 brothers, Harold, Morden, Allan and Robert (Bert). Also survived by 11 grandchildren. Friends called at the C. R. Gamble Funeral Home & Chapel, 127 Church Street, Almonte. Funeral Service at Almonte United Church on Tuesday. Rev. Ted Colwell officiated. Interment Auld Kirk cemetery, Almonte.

TIMMONS - In hospital, Almonte, Ontario on Saturday June 24th, 1995. Carmel Jessie Stanley. In Her 85th Year. Dear wife of the late Weldon Walter Timmons. Dear mother of Robert (Ann) Timmons, Richmond, Ont.; Gordon (Barb) Timmons, Almonte; Melbourne (Eileen) Timmons, Carleton Place; Clarence (Nancy) Timmons and Raymond (June) Timmons both of Almonte. Dear sister of Eva (Mrs. Keith Cavanagh), Smiths Falls. Predeceased by one son Melville and two sisters Irene Cavanagh and Betty (Mrs. Stuart Tosh) and one brother Edward Stanley. Friends called at the Kerry Funeral Home, 154 Elgin Street, Almonte. Funeral service was in the Chapel on Tuesday. Rev,. Robert Davis officiated. Interment St. Mark’s Anglican cemetery, Pakenham.

LOWRY – Lucy Agnes – In hospital at Ottawa on Thursday June 22, 1995. Lucy Buchanan of Pakenham. Age 87 years. Beloved wife of the late Howard Lowry. Dearly loved mother of Alice (Mrs. Rodger Thompson) of Willowdale; Dorothy of Pakenham and Joan (Mrs. Ron Armstrong) of Clayton. Predeceased by one brother, John. Also survived by 14 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. Friends called at the C. R. Gamble Funeral Home & Chapel, 127 Church Street, Almonte. Then to Zion United Church, Cedar Hill for Service on Saturday. Rev. Heather Kinkaid officiated. Interment Cedar Hill Cemetery.  


Posted: 17 May, 2005