February 15, 2017
Vol.129, No. 50




Donalda MacAskill

Donalda MacAskill (nee Bourgon) rested in the embrace of the Almighty on Wed., Feb. 8, 2017. Originally from Cornwall, she was a resident of Winchester since 1986.
She was predeceased by her loving husband, Frank Lloyd MacAskill. She leaves to cherish her memory, her sons, Frank (Mary Gay) MacAskill of Boca Raton, Fla., and Don (Mary) MacAskill of Edmonton, daughter, Janie Grimes of Winchester, and her much-loved grandchildren, John and Kate Grimes.
The family would like to extend sincere thanks, specifically and especially to Dr. Bart Steele, and PSW Evelyn Merkley of ParaMed for the amazing care given to Mum for so many years. Thanks also to the nurses of St. Elizabeth Nursing, and Dundas County Hospice.
At Mum’s specific instruction, there will be no visitation and the funeral will be private.
Donations to the Dundas Manor Activity Fund or Dundas County Hospice in Mum’s memory would be greatly appreciated.
The arrangements are entrusted to Byers Funeral Home in South Mountain (613-989-3836).

Derwyn McDiarmid
Derwyn McDiarmid passed away peacefully in hospital on Mon., Feb. 6, 2017. He was 69.
Derwyn was the brother to Diane (Floyd Graham), Karen Ellerton, and the late Dale. He was the cherished uncle of Bob Graham (Nicole Lalonde), Jeffrey Graham, Kimberley Ellerton (Lorne Critch), and Deanna (Jamie Morris), and the great-uncle to Brooke Graham; Brogan and Keegan Morris; and Kaylee and Abby Critch.
A special thank you to the caring staff at Derwyn’s second home — Edgewood Care Centre.
At the family’s request, there will be no formal funeral services.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the charity of your choice.

Barbara Davidson 
Barbara Ann Davidson (nee Cameron), a resident of Winchester for the past 50 years, passed away at Hilltop Manor in Merrickville on Thurs., Feb. 2, 2017, following a lengthy illness.
Barbara was predeceased by her husband. George, and her brother, Laurie Cameron. She will be lovingly remembered by her children, Mark of Fawkham Green, Kent, England, Susan of Winchester, and step-daughter Bonnie Caughey (Al) of Amherst Island; her grandchildren, Reuben and Laura; her sister, Gwen Potts (Reg) of Kingston; and her sister-in-law, Greta Cameron of Nepean.
Friends may call at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home in Williamsburg on Mon., Feb. 20 from 11 am until the time of the service at 1 pm. Interment will be at Maple Ridge Cemetery in Chesterville. 
Donations to the Alzheimer Society would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. 
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