Bishop, John Bernard

JohnBishop200It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of John Bernard Bishop at the Meaford Hospital on August 19th, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer. John was in his 79th year.

Beloved Husband to MaryAnne (Nee Cardinal) of 48 years. Survived by his children who loved him dearly. Ray (Wendy) of Prescott, Tammy (Chris) of Alliston, Stacey (Tom) of London. Loving Grandfather to Alannah, Shaylin, Jesse, P.J., Dawn, Tamara and Erin and eight Great Grandchildren. Predeceased by his parents John and Loretta. His siblings, George, Agatha, Marguerite, Bertha, Phyllis and Pauline. His daughters Victoria, Patricia and Margaret and his Grandson Derek.


Vallins, Darlene Linda

DarleneVallinsPassed away at The Meaford Long Term Care Centre on Tuesday August 15, 2017, the former Darlene Ferris, in her 65th year.

Beloved Wife of the late Carron Vallins. Dear Mother of Rhawnie (Erin) of Vancover and Jeff (Melanie) of Meaford. Sadly missed by one Grandson Matthew. Dear Sister of Brenda Schultz and Bradley Ferris of Meaford.


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.

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