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Maxville Branch
MacLEOD, Helen helenmacleod

Suddenly at the Glengarry Memorial Hospital, on Friday, June 7, 2013, Helen Kathleen MacLeod of Maxville; age 79 years. Beloved wife of Ian D. MacLeod. Loving mother to John D. MacLeod (Sara). Dear sister of Thelma Colbourne (late Donald) and the late Duncan Stanley MacLeod. Dear daughter of the late Cameron MacLeod and the late Margaret MacLeod. Proud grandmother of Ella and Alexa MacLeod. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Relatives and friends may call at the Munro & Morris Funeral Homes Ltd., 20 Main St. South, Maxville (613-527-2898) on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm and on Wednesday from 12:30 to 1:30 pm. Funeral Service will be held in the St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Maxville on Wednesday, June 12, 2012 at 2 pm. Burial in the Maxville Cemetery will follow. As expressions of sympathy, Memorial Donations to the Maxville Manor or the Charity of your Choice would be appreciated by the family. As a Memorial to Helen a tree will be planted in Memory Woods. A tree grows-memories live. Condolences may be made online at Munro Morris Funeral Homes -- from the Glengarry News, added 6/22/13

MACLAURIN, John Craignavie johnmaclaurin
John Craignavie MacLaurin passed away at the Ottawa General Hospital on Monday, June 10th, 2013. Predeceased by his parents, William D. MacLaurin and Norma Cass. Beloved husband and best friend of Alice Higginson. Dear brother of Ruth Montgomery (Hugh), Margaret Mintha (the late Ken) and Stuart. Sadly missed by his brothers in-law Gordon and his wife Mary Higginson, Richard and his wife Lorraine Higginson and his sister- in-law Jean and her husband Paul Speiran. John will also be fondly remembered by his cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. The family would like to sincerely thank the Family Medicine Team OGH and most especially Dr. Kilbertus for their care and compassion during his hospitalization. Thank you also to Laurel and Chris Leslie, Nurse Next Door Private Home Care and to John's caregiver, Catherine. Relatives and Friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service on Saturday, June 15th, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. at the Hillcrest Funeral Home, 151 Bond St. Vankleek Hill Ontario followed by interment at Breadalbane Cemetery, Dalkeith, Ontario. A reception will follow at the Vankleek Hill Curling Club, 136 Bond Street, Vankleek Hill, Ontario. Those who wish may make a memorial donation to the Parkinson Society, 381 Kent St. Suite 300, Ottawa, K2P 2A8 or to the Ottawa Humane Society, 245 West Hunt Club Rd. Ottawa, K2E 1A6. To express your condolences, make a donation, send flowers, light a memory candle, please visit
Fois do t'anam. Peace to his soul.
Ottawa Citizen --- added 6/22/13

Received Nov 27.01


Deaths (11/27/01)
McALEAR, Joseph At the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Cornwall, on Sunday, November 25, 2001. Joseph (Joe) Cajetan McAlear (Retired London Life Underwriter and World War II Veteran) of 1424 Lochiel Street, Cornwall; formerly of Dunkirk Street, Cornwall; age 86 years. Beloved husband of the former Louise Vincent. Dear father of Sister Mary McAlear, s.s.c.j. of Ottawa, Hugh McAlear (Lise) of Cornwall, Michael McAlear (Dorothy) of Ottawa, Patricia (Mrs. Peter Willams) of St-Eugene, Vincent McAlear (Agathe) of Cornwall, Shelley (Mrs. Brent McLaren) of Perth, Helen and Rosemary McAlear both of Cornwall. Predeceased by two infant daughters, Marie and Maria. Dear son of the late Hugh McAlear and the late Catherine Jarvo. Dear brother of Dalton McAlear (Katherine) of St. Andrews West. Predeceased by four brothers, Hilary, Murray, James and Hubert McAlear and by two sisters, Mrs. Ida Gerrie and Miss Rhoda McAlear. Also survived by 14 grandchildren and 2 great-granddaughters. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Resting at the Lahaie & Sullivan Cornwall Funeral Homes, West Branch, 20 Seventh Street West, Cornwall (613-932-8482) from 7 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral Thursday, November 29, 2001 for Mass of Christian Burial in St. John Bosco Church, Cornwall, at 11 a.m. Interment Notre Dame Cemetery, Cornwall. The family will be in attendance from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to10 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 a.m. until time of Funeral on Thursday. As expressions of sympathy, Memorial Donations to St. John Bosco Church would be appreciated by the family.
Messages of condolences may be left at
The Ottawa Citizen, Area Code 613

Received Nov 6.01


McLEOD, Earle Rae. At the Sandfield Place Nursing Home,Cornwall, on Saturday, November 2, 2001. Earle Rae McLeod of Cornwall and formerly of Marintown; age seventy-seven years. Beloved husband of Joyce McLeod (nee Taylor). Dear father of Erlene Brown (husband Richard) of Mississauga. Dearson of Mrs. Muriel McLeod of Christ Church, Barbados and the late Ernest McLeod and dear brother of Ernestine McLeod ofMontreal. Relatives and friends may call at Munro & MorrisFuneral Home, 46 Oak Street, Lancaster, Ontario (613-347-3629) on Monday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
The Funeral Service will be held in Trinity Anglican Church, 105 2nd Street West, Cornwall, Ontario on Monday, November 5, 2001 at 11a.m. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, The Canadian Diabetes Association or the Alzheimer's Society.
The Montreal Gazette, Area Code 514

Heather Umelas nee Welcher

Received June 23.01



Saturday, March 17, 2001
of Freeport, the Bahamas, and formerly of Toronto, peacefully Sunday, March 11, 2001, in Crystal River, Florida, in his 93rd year. Dearly beloved husband of the late Lois (nee Munro). Predeceased by his parents Peter D. and Flora McLennan; and his son John Keith (Hilary). Lovingly missed by his daughter Sylvia Longley (Ron) of Homosassa, Florida; and son Ned McLennan (Georgina) of Brampton, Ontario.
Cherished Pappy of Keith, Jonathan, Galen, and Colin McLennan of Toronto; Kevin McLennan (Liza) of Keswick; Debbie Maloney (Kevin) of England; Lois Ronan (Matthew), and Carl Rector (Carol) of Florida; Cindy Barkway (David), Toronto; Stephanie and Peter McLennan, Brampton; and Marcia McLennan (Tim Craig) of London, Ontario. Dear greatgrandfather of Genevieve and Mary Catherine McLennan; Cole and Mitchell McLennan; Ryan, Todd, and Keith Maloney; Alan Rector of Australia; Katie, Sean, and Michael Ronan; Lauren Rector and Jamie Barkway. After growing up and working on the family farm in Martintown, Ontario, John moved his family to Toronto in 1941. He became a successful home builder and real estate developer. He led a very active retired life as an avid hiker, table tennis player, golfer, and world traveller. His life was an inspiration to his children, grandchildren, and greatgrandchildren. He leaves many fond memories. Resting at the Wilson Funeral Home, 822 Pitt Street, Cornwall, Ontario from 7-9 p.m. Friday, March 16th. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel of the Wilson Funeral Home on Saturday, March 17, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. The Reverend Andrea Harrison of St. Andrews United Church, Williamstown officiating. John will be buried at a later date in St. Andrews United Church Cemetery, Williamstown, Ontario with his wife, and ancestors who first settled there in 1784. If so desired, contributions to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family

Received June 22.01


Elizabeth Catherine (Bessie)
Peacefully at the Hawkesbury General Hospital on Monday, May 8, 2000 in her 90th year. Bessie (nee Stewart) of Glen Sandfield. Beloved wife of the late Angus L. MacLennan. Loving mother of Marilyn Lawlor of Harrowsmith, Gail Hartrick (Ken) of Fassifern and Stewart MacLennan (Joyce) of Glen Sandfield. Caring grandmother of Leslie, Kristin, Erin, Todd, Tamara, Rory and Elizabeth. Dear sister of Glenn Stewart (Kay) of Mississauga. Predeceased by one sister, Rhoda Caldbick and by one brother, Bobby Stewart. Also survived by sisters-in-law Catherine and Edith MacMillan and by several nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may call at Munro & Morris Funeral Home, 114 Main Street South, Alexandria on Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held in Glen Sandfield United Church on Thursday, May 11, 2000 at 1 p.m. Interment to follow in St. Andrew's United Church Cemetery, Dalhousie Mills. If so desired, donations may be made to Glen Sandfield United Church, the Canadian Cancer Society, or the charity of your choice.
Publication Date: 2000-05-09


Elbert (Bert)
Suddenly in Dalkeith on Sunday, October 1st, 2000 at the age of 55 years. Beloved son of the late Donald John MacLeod and the late Catherine Ann Hay. Dear brother of Isobel MacLennan (Lloyd), Evelyn MacQueen (late Beverly), Dorothy Rae (Cliff) Doreen Howes (Carmin) and Linda McNaughton (Douglas). Predeceased by one brother Angus D. MacLeod. Elbert will will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and a great circle of friends. Resting at Munro & Morris Funeral Home, 114 Main Street South, Alexandria from 2 p.m. on Tuesday, October 3rd. Funeral Service will be held at St. Columba Presbyterian Church, Kirk Hill on Wednesday, October 4th at 2 p.m. followed by interment. Donations in memory may be made to St. Columba Memorial Fund or the charity of your choice. Visitation hours Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesday 12:30 to 1:15 p.m.
Publication Date: 2000-10-03


Marybel (MacMaster)
On Saturday July 15, 2000 age 88 years. Marybel (nee MacMaster), beloved wife of the late John D. MacLeod. Dear mother of Betty (Don Crooks), Elaine (Bill Elaschuk), Dr. Donald and Kenneth (Nancy). Loving grandmother of Wally and Sonya MacDonell, Jeff and Joanne MacLeod, Stephen, Julie and Heather Crooks, Kara, Grant, Emily and Jessie MacLeod. Great-grandmother of Devon and Grace Crooks and McKayla MacDonell. Private funeral service will be held on Tuesday July 18th at Munro & Morris Funeral Home, Alexandria. Interment Kirkhill United Church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Kirkhill United Church or the Chateau Gardens volunteers, Lancaster, Ont. appreciated.
Publication Date: 2000-07-17


Angus D.
Peacefully at the Glengarry Memorial Hospital, Alexandria on Sunday, September 26, 1999. Age 67 years. Angus D. MacLeod of Dalkeith, beloved son of the late Donald John MacLeod and the late Catherine Ann Hay. Dear brother of Isobel MacLennan (Lloyd), Evelyn MacQueen (late Beverly), Dorothy Rae (Cliff), Doreen Howes (Carmin), Linda McNaughton (Douglas) and Elbert MacLeod. Will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may call at Munro & Morris Funeral Home, 114 Main Street South, Alexandria on Monday, September 27th, from 2 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at St. Columba Presbyterian Church, Kirk Hill on Tuesday, September 28, 1999, at 2 p.m. Interment St. Columba Cemetery. If so desired, donations to the St. Columba Memorial Fund or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated. Visitation hours Monday 2 to 4 and 7 to 10 p.m., Tuesday 12:15 to 1:15 p.m.
Publication Date: 1999-09-27


Elva Helen (nee Nixon)
Passed away peacefully at Glengarry Memorial Hospital on June 20, 1999, in her 75th year. Helen MacLeod of Dalkeith, beloved wife of Alex D. MacLeod. Cherished mother of Leslie MacLeod of Ottawa, Douglas, Ian (Karen Higginson), both of Dalkeith, and Sandra (Kenny McDonell) of North Lancaster. Helen will be greatly missed by her grandchildren Scott, Ashley and Brad MacLeod; Kelsey, Cassie and Carley McDonell. Loving sister of Horace Nixon (Betty), Kenneth Nixon (the late Barb) and James Nixon. Daughter of the late Leslie Nixon and the late Margaret Barton of Vankleek Hill. Friends and family may call at the Munro & Morris Funeral Homes, 114 Main Street South, Alexandria, from 7 p.m. on Monday, June 21, 1999. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, June 23, 1999, at 2 p.m. at the Kirk Hill United Church. Interment to follow in the Kirk Hill United Church Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Glengarry Memorial Hospital would be greatly appreciated. The family will be in attendance at the funeral home on Monday from 7 to 10 p.m., Tuesday from 2 to 5, 7 to 10 p.m. and on Wednesday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church.
Publication Date: 1999-06-21

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