Aug. 24, 2016
Vol.129, No. 25




Marian Barkley
Marian Barkley (nee Whitteker) passed away Wed., Aug. 17, 2016. 
She was the beloved wife of the late Donnie Barkley, the mother of Kevin (Carolyn), Kendra (Ryan), and Krista (Chris), and grandmother of Maddison, Dylan, Joshua, Jonah, Zechariah, and Malachi. 
Marian was born to Mahlon and Alma Whitteker (nee Casselman) on July 1, 1941. She was predeceased by all her brothers and sisters.
Marian started teaching at age 17 at Sandy Creek in Glen Stewart, Matilda Township. Shortly after that, she attended Ottawa Teachers College in Ottawa. She continually taught until she retired in June 1995. 
As well as enjoying teaching, she also enjoyed helping out on the farm. Donnie and Marian had many happy years of travelling after they retired.
The funeral will be held at 1 pm on Sun., Aug. 28 at the Mountain Township Agricultural Hall, 2967 Lough Rd. in South Mountain, followed by a reception and light lunch.
By family’s request, a private burial will be held.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Marian to the Dundas County Hospice or the Inkerman United Church. 
The arrangements are entrusted to Byers Funeral Home in South Mountain (613-989-3836).
Online condolences may be made at

Joan Dennison
Joan Dennison (nee Weegar) passed away at the Hartford Retirement Centre in Morrisburg on Fri., Aug. 19, 2016. She was 86.
She was the beloved wife of the late Bazil Dennison, and the loving mother of Paul (Nancy) of RR #2 Ingleside. Joan was the dear sister of Doris Thompson (Floyd), and Margaret Weegar. 
She will be fondly remembered by her granddaughter, Katie Bellsmith (Matthew), and her great-granddaughter, Makenna. She is also survived by nieces and nephews. 
There will be no visitation or service. Interment of cremated remains will be at Colquhoun Cemetery. 
Donations to Winchester District Memorial Hospital would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
Online condolences may be made at

Donald Elliott
Donald Elliott of Brinston passed away peacefully at Winchester District Memorial Hospital on Thurs., Aug. 18, 2016. He was 69.
He was the beloved husband of Libby. He was predeceased by his parents, Armand and Irene. Donald was the loving son-in-law of Hattie and the late Earl Knott. He was the cherished brother of Richard, Michael (Gail), Suzanne Billings, and Dawn Elliott. He was the dear uncle of many nieces and nephews.
By Don’s request, cremation has taken place. A memorial service was held at Byers Funeral Home, 2990 Church St. in South Mountain (613-989-3836) on Tues., Aug. 23 at 1 pm, followed by interment at St. Daniel’s Roman Catholic Cemetery in South Mountain.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Don to the Canadian Cancer Society, Winchester District Memorial Hospital, or the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation.

Adam Robert Joseph Wicks
Adam Wicks of South Mountain passed away suddenly at Winchester District Memorial Hospital on Fri., Aug. 19, 2016. He was 31.
He was the beloved husband of Heather (nee Lalonde), and the loving Daddy of Paisley, Haylie, and Makinley. Adam was the cherished son of George and Joanne Wicks, son-in-law of Chris and Cathy Lalonde, and great-grandson-in-law of Robert Gagan. He was the dearly loved brother of Becky Gilmer (Tim), and brother-in-law of Laura Lalonde (Mike), and James Lalonde (Jen). He was the loving uncle of Cohen, Easton, and Addison Gilmer; and Logan and Mason Lalonde.
Adam rested at Byers Funeral Home, 2990 Church St. in South Mountain (613-989-3836) on Mon., Aug. 22 from 11 am to 2 pm. The funeral service was held in the chapel at 2:15 pm, followed by interment at Knights Cemetery in Inkerman.
By family request, donations may be made to the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (C.H.E.O.), the Ottawa Heart Institute or the charity of your choice.
Online condolences may be made at

Carol Vivian Woods
Oct. 21, 1931 - Aug. 16, 2016

Carol Vivian Woods (nee Talbot) passed away the morning of Tues., Aug. 16, 2016 at the Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary. She was 84.
Carol was born Oct. 21, 1931 in Stellarton, N.S. to Ella May (nee Fleming) and Leonard Talbot. She grew up in Stellarton, and joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1950. She was stationed in Portage La Prairie, Man, where she met John Francis Woods of Halifax, N.S. On Oct. 25, 1952, she and John married in Manitoba. Life in the military took her and her growing family to a number of postings, including France, back to Nova Scotia, then to Ottawa. They retired in 1990, where they ran a small farm near Inkerman.
She enjoyed a variety of creative pursuits, and loved to spend her spare time drawing, sewing, lace making, or doing other crafts. She was also an excellent baker, and loved to make pies for her family. Carol was in great health until the death of her beloved husband, John, in 2008.
Carol was known for her kind and quiet ways, and will be missed by all who knew her.
Carol is survived by her six children, Teresa, (John), Michael, and Stephen (Wei Wei), all of Calgary, David of Edmonton, Elizabeth (Rob) of Winnipeg, and Michaelle (Joe) of Toronto; as well as grandchildren, Sean of Winnipeg, and Maggie of Calgary. She is also survived by seven siblings residing in Nova Scotia — Lorraine DeYoung, Ronnie Talbot, Catherine Bowering, Billy Talbot, Vernon Talbot, Dorothy Irving, and Hartly Talbot.
Carol will be also be sadly missed by Share Ann Furog, who lovingly cared for her during the last six years. Carol was predeceased by her husband, John Francis Woods, who passed away on Oct. 28, 2008.
The funeral service was held at McInnis and Holloway, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre St. N., Calgary, Alta., on Sun., Aug. 21.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Bethany Care Foundation, No. 1001, 17 St., N.W., Calgary, Alta., T2N 2E5, by phone 403-210-4600 or by email at
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