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Healy Thorne, A. Mabel

"Miss me, but let me go"  A. Mabel Thorne (née Healy) died peacefully at home on Saturday, the 22nd of August 2015. Mabel is survived by her children, Phil (Line), Andy (Johanne) and Diane (Alex); siblings, Kathleen, Helen, Donald (Esther), Dorothy (Ronald) and Robert (Nancy); grandchildren, Adam, Tyna (Patrice) and Andrew, and great-grandchildren Jessica, Calista and Maeva. She is also survived by her sister in-law Harriet, Adam’s mother Bertha (Len), and numerous close friends and relatives. She is preceded in death by her husband George, daughter Cathy (Pierre) and her siblings Ken and Margaret. Mabel was born on the 23rd of June, 1929 in Danville, QC to Harvey and Bertha Healy. She spent her early life living in Danville, Asbestos and Richmond in the Eastern Townships of Quebec. She and her family moved to the West Island of Montreal and she enjoyed working in accounting at Fuller Tool for several years. In her retirement, she took great pride in tending her gardens, had a passion for ‘Scrabble’, and enjoyed a weekly game of cards with friends. A funeral is scheduled for noon on Sunday, the 4th of October at Collins Clarke MacGillivray White Funeral Home at 222 Autoroute 20, Pointe-Claire, QC H9S 3X6, with a reception and luncheon to follow. For those wishing to attend the luncheon, please let the family know by contacting Diane at diane.eliz.taylor@gmail.com or by calling 514-791-1034. A private interment ceremony will take place following the luncheon. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Mabel’s life. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to your favourite charity or Mabel’s preferred charity; The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada.


Miles Pibus, Anne

Mrs. Anne Pibus passed away peacefully at La Maison Aube-Lumière in Sherbrooke, QC with her family at her side on Thursday, August 20th 2015 after a five month battle with Lymphoma. Loving wife of Wayne Pibus. Daughter of the late Ronald and Marjorie Miles. Dear mother of Heidi (Florian Charrette), Heather (Mathieu Larue), Lloyd, Lynda (Karl Fandrich) and Lois (David Thibert), and dear Grandmother of Jeanne, Benjamin, Lorianne Charrette, Jacob, Alyson, Philip Larue, Corey Fandrich, Samuel, Sierra, Kevin, Kayla Thibert. She also leaves to mourn her sister Sandra (Paul Fandrich) and children Stephen (Jillian), Sharon (Michael), Aunts and cousins as well as in-laws Winnie Pibus, Stanley Pibus (late Rena Aiken) children Troy and Tim, Brenda Mitchell (Robert), and George Pibus, and many friends and colleagues. Resting at the Cass Funeral Home, 295 Principale S., Richmond, viewing on Friday, August 28th from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. Another viewing held from 1:30 pm-2:30 pm on Saturday, August 29th with the funeral immediately following at 2:30 pm, at the Pibus farm 340 McLaughlin Rd, Cleveland, QC J0B 2H0. The family would like to extend heartfelt thanks to the staff of La Maison Aube-Lumière and to the CHUS Fleurimont. Donations can be made to La Maison Aube-Lumière or the foundation of your choice.

Barley, John

Passed away at the CHUS-Hotel Dieu on Saturday, August 15, 2015. Son of the late John Barley and the late Rhea McNaughton. John leaves to mourn his wife, Ginette Perreault, his son Martin (Valérie Marcotte), his daughter Martine (Frédéric Séguin), his step-daughter Annie Lanneville, as well as his brothers and sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, and friends. A ceremony will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (766 Montée Du Parc, Richmond) on Saturday, August 22 at 2 pm.

Boy Echenberg, Isabelle

Passed away at the Wales Home, Richmond, Qc on Friday, August 14th, 2015, Mrs. Isabelle Adele (nee Boy) Echenberg at the age of 89. Predeceased by husband, Eddy Echenberg. Isabelle leaves to mourn daughter, Cathy (Masayuki Hagiwara), two grandsons along with many other relatives and friends. Resting at the Cass Funeral Home in Lennoxville where friends and family may visit on Aug 20 from 10 -11:00 am. A funeral service at 11:00 am will follow with Rev. Heather Thomson officiating. Interment at a later date at the Riverside Cemetery, Scotstown. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Frontier Animal Society, PO Box 83, Stanstead, Qc J0B 3E2 http://www.frontieranimalsociety.ca/donate/donations.shtml would be greatly appreciated by the family.

Whitcomb Hunt, Charlotte

Charlotte Whitcomb Hunt, passed away peacefully on August 13, 2015 at the CHUS-Fleurimont in Sherbrooke, QC. Daughter of the late Percy Whitcomb and the late Sara Rudd. Loving wife of the late Bruce Hunt. Dear mother of Dianne (late Joe Prah) of Lennoxville, QC, Barry (Lise Journault) of PEI, Brenda Watts (Dave) of Ottawa and the late Jim; very proud grandmother of Mike and Eric Prah, and Matthew and Anne-Marie Hunt. Aunt to Hugh, Ross and Ian Hunt, and predeceased by brother Carleton. Charlotte will also be greatly missed by many relatives and friends, old and new. Resting at Cass Funeral Home, 3006 College, Sherbrooke (Lennoxville), on Sunday, August 16 from 7 pm to 9 pm, and Monday, August 17 from 1 pm to 1:45 pm. A funeral service will be held at St. George's Church on Monday, August 17 at 2 pm. Internment will take place in the Eaton Cemetery. Many thanks to Mrs. Hunt's caregivers at home, family doctor Marie-Lynn Lupien, the CLSC, the Grace Home, and the CHUS Fleurimont. As memorial tributes, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.

Crosby Scholes, Mary

Mary Crosby Scholes, wife of the late Merlin Scholes, passed away at the CHUS Fleurimont on the evening of Thursday, August 13, 2015. Daughter of the late Howard Crosby and the late Elinor Van Vliet and deughter in law of the late Harold Scholes and Rose McGuire. Mary will be extremely missed by her son James Scholes. Mary was the beloved sister of Ruth, Karen (Martin McEligott), Douglas (Joye), Peter (Cherie), David (Jean), Jonathan, and the late Alvin. She will also be missed by many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, and great great nephews. James' best friend Bruce Barrows (Corinne) who spent so much time at her house when he was growing up that he called her mom is broken hearted. Her brother-in-law John Scholes (Andrée) will miss her terribly as the worked together at the Sherbrooke Hospital and spoke every night on the phone. The Sawyerville United Church will mourn the loss of their organist who never missed church and became a lay minister to make sure that other small churches would have a service every week. Mary was also a long time member of the UCW. Resting at Cass Funeral Homes, 15 Station, Sawyerville, on Friday, August 21 from 7 pm to 9 pm, and Saturday, August 22 from 10 am to 10:45 am, followed by the funeral service at 11 am. Reverend Martyn Sadler officiating. Interment will take place of the Eaton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family.


Dubuc Duffy, Katherine

In loving memory of Katherine (Kathy) Duffy (nee Dubuc), of Claresholm AB, who passed away peacefully surrounded by family on August 9 2015. She is survived by: her husband Wendell; her brother Robert Dubuc; and her 3 children - Warren (Rita-Mae), Donald (Cori), and Shirley (Alan). She also leaves to mourn: 3 grandchildren - Clint, Nora, and Alyson and great-grandson Blake. She was predeceased by her parents May and Henry Dubuc, her sister Shirley, and brother Lawrence. No service is planned at this time. A graveside service and interment will be planned for Spring of 2016 in South Durham QC, time and date to be determined. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St James Cemetery South Durham, or Windsor Protestant Cemetery through Cass Funeral Homes.

Houle, Philppe

It is with great sadness that we share the passing of our husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather M. Philippe (Buddy) Houle. Son of the late Phil Houle and Kathleen Stratton. Survived by his loving wife Monique Chartier, his loving children: Nicole (the late Jean Loslier), Jeannette (Danney Sisco), Cécile (Luc Tardif), André (Lucie), Lise (Rock Gagnon), Réal (Brigitte) and Suzanne; his grandchildren Andrew, Jennifer (Blake) Angela (Sylvain), Adam, Monica, Megan, Patricia, Sylvain (Becky), Kathy, Stéphanie (Kevin), Vanessa, Vicki (Luc), Mélanie (Éric), Ashley (Matt), Samantha, Nicolas (Tanya), Tommy (Marie-Eve), Cynthia (Steve), Kevin (Audrey), Chloé (Joseph), Nadia (Raphael), Jesse, Cody and Paige. He also leaves to mourn his 12 great-grandchildren; his sisters: Mary, Barbara (Raymond Anderson) and his brother Bobby (Cindy). He is predeceased by Francis Descoteau (Nancy), Catherine (Malcolm McLelland), Pearl (Robert Holden) and Bernadette (Ivan Catchpaw). He also leaves to mourn his brother-in-law René Chartier (Monique) and sister-in-law Gisèle (Antoine Leblanc). The family wishes to express a special thank you to Angie for her strength through this difficult time. The family will be receiving condolences on Friday, August 14th from 7:00-9:00 p.m. as well as August 15th from 10:30 a.m. until the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. at the Cass Funeral Home, 545, Dufferin in Stanstead.

Lancaster, Raymond

Passed away peacefully on July 30th 2015, at the CHUS Fleurimont, Sherbrooke, with his loving wife of 55 years, Marjorie Boast, and daughter Heidi by his side. Loving father of the late Stuart Lancaster, and of Vicki (Doug Richardson), Scott (Filomena) Lancaster, and Heidi (Danny Morin). Dear grandfather of Tracy and Alex Richardson, Vanessa and Alannah Alves, and Matthew and Steven Morin. Red also leaves to mourn, his brothers and sisters; Hugh and Jeannine Lancaster, the late Joan (late Bill Brock), Norma (late Paul Morin), and Mona (Jerry McGee). Resting at the Cass Funeral Home, 295 Principale S., Richmond, where friends may visit on Sunday August 2nd from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Please note; there will be a Legion service at 7:00 PM. A funeral service will be held at St-Anne’s Anglican Church, Richmond, on Monday August 3rd at 2:00 PM with Rev. Lynn Dillabough officiating. The family will be at the Church to receive condolences 1 hour prior to the service. Interment in St-Anne’s Cemetery at a later date. Donations to the Foundation Quebecoise du Cancer, 3001 12e ave. N., Sherbrooke, QC J1H 5N4 would be greatly appreciated.


Williamson, Buster

Passed away peacefully at the CSSS Memphremagog on July 20, 2015, at the age of 91. Beloved husband of the late Blondie Bonnekamp, and cherished father of: Colleen (Dick), Madeline (Arièl), Betty (Burt), Bob (Marie-Josée). Nick (Cynthia ) and Judy. Dear grandfather of Chrissy (Chris), Kevin, Sharon (Michel) Philip (Karyn), Cathy (Frank), Michael (Melissa), Jim (Meghann), Josh (Andreé), Jeremy (Vickie), Jake, Bryan, Sara (Tyler), Chris, Isabelle; along with 18 great-grandchildren. There will be visitation on Wednesday, July 22 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at 900 Clough, Ayer’s Cliff. A Service will be held in the funeral home on Thursday , July 23rd at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Shirley Knuston As a tribute to his memory, donations made to the Ayer’s Cliff Cemetery may be sent to Michael Drew, 950 Amy, Ayer’s Cliff, would be greatly appreciated by the family.

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