Peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on Thursday November 30, 2023 in his 96th year. He is home with his Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ and is reunited with his beloved wife the late Eleanor Hope Holdaway. Dear uncle of David Martyn (Ottawa), Gayle Lattimore (B.C.) and the late Marta Amo (Kingston). Allan will be missed by Clive and Elizabeth Montgomery, as well as his many friends and extended family. Allan graduated high school in 1948. He was a member of many community organizations including The Newtonville Royals ball team, the board at the Golden Plough Lodge, the Bewdley and district Lions Club and was a board member of Grace Missionary Church. He was also a Councilor for Hope Township from 1980 – 1985 and Deputy Reeve of Hope Township from 1986 – 1994. Service will be held at Ross Funeral Chapel, Port Hope on Wednesday December 13, 2023 at 12 noon with visiting one hour prior. If desired memorial donations to Grace Missionary Church would be appreciated.
James Richard Newton April 4th, 1955 - November 29th, 2023 Son of the late Gwen and Ronald Newton of Welcome. Peacefully at home on Wednesday, November 29th, 2023 in his 69th year. Beloved husband of Donna Newton (nee Bailey). Loving father of Kaitlin Newton (Will) and Kurt Newton (Mattie). Cherished grandpa of Quinn Cameron. Brother-in-law to Earl Bailey, Caroline Bond (Gordon), Teresa Bailey, and Marlene Rumbolt. Uncle to Elysia, Kyle (Melissa), Neil, Ashley, and David. Known to many as Newt. He was a great friend who was always smiling, laughing and had a story to tell. Truly one of a kind. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. The great memories will always be cherished. Please join the Newton family to share in the memories , laughs and raising a glass in memory of Newt. On Saturday, December 30th from 2pm to 7pm at the Port Hope Lions Centre, 29 Thomas St. If desired donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of your choosing in Newt’s memory.
Peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on November 27, 2023 in his 82nd year. Loving brother of Joan Cox (the late Earle), and Linda Robinson (The late Keith). Loving uncle of Debbie Snable (Brent). Great uncle of Jarrett, Curtis, and Molly Joan. Great great uncle of Emery. Doug was an avid golfer and achieved 3 hole in ones’. He will also be missed by his many friends. Private Family Arrangements. Memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated and may be received at www.rossfuneralchapel.com
Peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg, on Sunday, November 26, 2023, in her 101st year. Doreen A. Finlay, beloved wife of the late Archie M. Sproule (d.2003). Loving Mother of Ron (Jeanette), Gerald (Michele) and her much loved daughter Brenda Lee Benoit (Chris) who sadly pre-deceased her on September 14, 2023. Gramma/Granny to her grandchildren Brian (Amanda), Erin and Stephen (Darlene) Sproule; Thomas, Benjamin (Bethany) and Jonathan Sproule; Connor Fairfield; Craig (Lisa), Jenna McLeod (Travis), Jessica (Steven Rau), Amelia and Andrew Benoit. Her great-grandchildren Jacob and Daniel Sproule; Aisling Sproule; Brayden and Cassie Devlin; Sarah Gray (Lucas), Brianna (Patrick), Rhys and Kaitlyn Sproule; and Otis McLeod. Her great-great grandchildren Arianna Sproule, Landon and Hunter Gray-Sproule. Doreen was born on her parent’s farm near Lloydminster, Alberta, in 1923. She earned her high-school diploma and thereafter studied business, met and married Archie during the war, and made Port Hope home in 1945. Travelling to Ontario was one of many trips for Doreen. She and Archie travelled with their children within Canada, as a couple to England, Ireland and several islands in the Caribbean. Later in life, Doreen continued to travel with family and friends, warm places being her favourite. Doreen’s career life included working in banks and bookkeeping for Archie’s contracting business. She enjoyed participating in her community and did so in many ways. For several years, Doreen and Archie square danced with many clubs in the region. She volunteered with St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church Auxiliary, Beaver Athletic Association, Old Tyme Christmas, LACAC, ACO, Probus and the local knitting guild. Doreen was known for her beautiful knitting as well as her keen sense of humour. Friends will be received at the Ross Funeral Chapel, 135 Walton St., Port Hope, Saturday, December 9, 2023 from 11-1, Service and Reception to follow at the Funeral Chapel. Private family interment. Many thanks to Dr. Cameron, Dr. Cornish, and the Staff on floor 2B, Northumberland Hills Hospital. An extra special thanks to the Staff at Empire Crossing, Port Hope, who have taken such wonderful care of Mom for the past five years. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Northumberland Hills Hospital or the charity of your choice.