Jan. 28, 2015
OBITUARIES AND DEATH NOTICES
William James Cook
Jim Cook of Dunrobin, formerly of Chesterville, passed away at the Ottawa Heart Institute on Tues., Jan. 20, 2015 in his 80th year.
He was the dear companion of Mary Lou McKay. He was the loving father of Elizabeth (Peter) Trobridge, Daphne (Steven Rainey), Jacqueline (Jon Eckler), and Janice (Phil) Carkner. He was cherished by his grandchildren, Dylan, Lily, Weston, and Lucas.
Jim retired from Nestlé Chesterville. He served three terms as reeve of the Village of Chesterville, and was warden of the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry in 1993. In his retirement, he enjoyed working as a ski instructor at Ski Vorlage, and then at Camp Fortune in Chelsea, Que.
A spring committal will take place at Maple Ridge Cemetery in Chesterville.
Donations may be made to a charity of your choice or the Shriners Hospital for Children Canada at www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org.
The arrangements are entrusted to Daniels Funeral Chapels Inc. in Winchester (613-774-1117).
Condolences can be made online at www.danielsfuneralchapels.ca
Keith Robinson Jr.
Keith Robinson of Mountain passed away peacefully at Winchester District Memorial Hospital on Mon., Jan. 19, 2015. He was 74.
He was the beloved husband of the late Shirley DeClaire. He was the loving Dad of David, Rhonda (Joe) Froats, and the late Roger. He was the cherished Poppa of Cory, Courtney, Roger, Amber, and Emily; and great-grandchildren Austin, Cameron, Liam, Roxy, and James. Keith was the dear brother of Dilmer (the late Elsie), Harold (the late Nancy), Glen (Merle), and Ruby. He was the uncle of many nieces and nephews.
Keith rested at Byers Funeral Home in South Mountain (613-989-3836) on Thurs., Jan. 22 from 6 to 9 pm. The funeral service was held in the chapel on Fri., Jan. 23 at 11 am. Interment in the spring will be at South Gower Cemetery.
By family request, donations may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion Spencerville Branch 604 or the Winchester District Memorial Hospital.
Online condolences may be made at www.byersfuneralhomeinc.com
Phyllis Simser, a lifetime resident of the area, passed away suddenly at Winchester District Memorial Hospital on Mon., Jan. 19, 2015. She was 71.
Phyllis was born in Mountain Township on March 11, 1943 to her parents, Robert and Effie Simser (nee Skuce).
Phyllis is survived by her daughters, Kate Gray (Barry) and Laurie Barkley (Gary), both of Williamsburg; her grandchildren, Nathan Kerr (Kaitlin), Maria Gray, Julie and Crystal Barkley, Melissa McKiel (Sean), and Lisa Turner; and her great-grandchildren, Rose, Emmitt, Madilynn, Easton, and Ainsleigh. She is also survived by nine brothers and sisters, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her lifetime companion, Garnet Stata, her daughter, Linda Turner, two brothers, and one sister.
Friends called at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home in Williamsburg on Wed., Jan. 21 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. A private family interment was held at the New Union Cemetery in Williamsburg. The pallbearers were Barry Gray, Nathan Kerr, Gary Barkley, and Jonathon Moore.
Donations to the charity of your choice would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
Online condolences may be made at www.marsdenmclaughlin.com