January 18, 2017
Vol.129, No. 46




Evelyn Matilda Burch
Evelyn Matilda Burch (nee Baker) passed away at Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg on Tues., Dec. 13, 2016 in her 99th year. Her loving family was by her side as she went peacefully knowing she was well loved.
Evelyn was known for her tireless commitment and dedication to Inner Wheel, the Canadian Cancer Society, the Red Cross, and the Port Hope Hospital Auxiliary. She was the ultimate Blue Jays fan, recording every pitch, hit, error, and she especially loved ringing the bell for runs earned!
She was the beloved wife of the late Austin Burch. She was the loving mother of David (Carol) of Georgia, Peter of Port Hope, and the late John (Chris) of Toronto. She was the loving grandmother of Wendy Jones (Matt), Heather Gordon (Nick), Christopher (Emily), and Sarah Hurst (Daniel). Evelyn was the eldest of the three Baker sisters of Winchester. Her sisters, Dorothy Morphy and Violet Johnstone, predeceased her. She will be greatly missed by her nieces, Carol Holmes Guitard of Mountain, Judy Nicol of Maberly, and Nancy Morphy-Nichol of Toronto, and nephews and friends, including everyone that supported her the last several years that enabled her to remain in her own home.
Private services will be held at a later date.

Wendy McMahon
Nov. 6, 1956 - Jan. 9, 2017

Wendy Marie McMahon (nee Moyes) passed away peacefully in hospital surrounded by family on Mon., Jan. 9, 2017.
She will be remembered by her husband, Tim McMahon, her two sons, Adam (Krystal), and Jason (Kerri) Presley, and her cherished grandchildren, Summer and Meric Presley. Wendy is survived by her brothers, William (Debbie) and Jeff (Sandy) Moyes. She will be lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, William and Thelma (nee Heagle) Moyes.
As per Wendy’s wishes, there will be no services held.

Jean Nugent
Marion “Jean Nugent” (nee Carr) passed away peacefully at the Township of Osgoode Care Center on Fri., Jan. 13, 2017. She was 91.
She was the beloved wife of the late Kenneth Nugent. She was loved by her chosen son, Ralph Brown (Janice) of Ottawa. Jean was the cherished sister of Arlene Davidson (Alvin) of Morrisburg, and will be sadly missed by her chosen grandchildren, Tim, Tania and Tammy. She was predeceased by her parents, Elburn and Winnifred (nee Bogart) Carr, and one sister, Dorothy Brown.
To honour Mrs. Nugent’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A graveside service will be held in the spring at the Finch Community Cemetery.
As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations the the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.
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William “Lindsay” Stewart
Lindsay Stewart, a lifetime resident of the Winchester area, passed away at Dundas Manor Nursing Home in Winchester on Fri., Jan. 6, 2017. He was 87.
Lindsay is survived by his wife of 65 years, Iva Stewart (nee Byers); his children, Will of Cornwall, Beverly Merkley (Doug) of Summerstown, Elaine Berry of Winchester, Neil (Sharon) of Shanly, Judy Willems (David) of Morewood, Brenda Stewart (Gerard Furlong) of Ottawa, and Sandra Freeman (Shane) of Winchester. He will be fondly remembered by 11 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and five step great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents, Emerson and Evelyn Stewart (nee Ouderkirk), and his son-in-law, Paul Berry. He is also survived by nieces and nephews. 
Friends called at Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home in Chesterville on Mon., Jan. 9 from 11 am until the time of the funeral service conducted by Rev. Bruce North at 1 pm. Interment followed at Maple Ridge Cemetery in Chesterville. The pallbearers were Shane Freeman, Randy Casselman, Peter Casselman, Lester Robinson, Jean Luc Jaquemet, and Derek Merkley. 
Donations to the Parkinson Society or Dundas Manor Nursing Home would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. 
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