Grift, Harmen (Harry)

grift200Passed away at The Meaford Long Term Care Centre on Saturday, August 5, 2017, Harry Grift in his 89th  year

Beloved husband of the late Nell Grift, loving father of Henry (Debbie) of Dorchester N.B., Ron and Jerry (Monica) both of Spartanburg, South Carolina. Opa will be sadly missed by his eight grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.


Chapman, Walter Gray

chapman2017Walter Chapman passed away quietly at the Meaford Long Term Care Facility on Friday, July 14, 2017. Born on December 7, 1924 in Meaford he was the son of the late James L. and Bessie (Bumstead) Chapman. Also predeceased by two brothers serving with the RCAF during WW 2, Kenneth and Merton Chapman. Walter also served with the RCAF.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Pauline (Hatch) and daughter, Betty Jane (Rod) and son, Jim (Debbie). Grandfather of Jennifer (Keith), Heather (Ian), Michael (Jessie), Megan (GW), Kara, Kristen (John) and six great-grandchildren.


Morgan (nee Smith), Patricia

morgan2017270Patricia Hannah Emily Morgan (nee Smith) passed away peacefully at her home in Meaford on Thursday June 29 2017 at the age of 89.

Pat was the loving matriarch to "Al Morgan & Girls", survived by daughters Judy, Sarah, Patricia, Jane and beloved grandaughters Andrea and Kathryn. Also survived by her sister Jean (Sam) Bates, brother-in-law Bev (Burdene) Morgan, sister-in-law Anne (Carey) Joynt, Jane (Bev) Dekay and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband Al Morgan and her ten brothers.


Parish, Gordon

Parish200It is with sadness we announce the passing of Gordon Parish on May 27th, 2017.  For 66 years he was the loving husband to Bernice Parish "Mac" (nee McKay). 

Loving dad to Leith Parish-Rigby and her husband Steve.  

Gordon enjoyed a celebration for his 90th birthday last year.  He would consider that to be the celebration of a life well-lived. 


Young, Jeannie

jyoung020 200Passed away suddenly June 30,2017 in her 76 year.

Adored wife of Ralph Young , dear mother of Paul Ashworth and Janet Ashworth , step mother to Jim Young and Barry Young. Grandmother  to Julian, Aiden, Kaitlyn, Damian, Branden, Emilie and Poppy the dog.

Please join us for a casual celebration of life at The Beautiful Joe Park Pavillion 165 Edwin St., Meaford Saturday July 8  11am-1pm. Refreshments provided, dogs welcome.


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