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Farwell Côté, Esther

(1925-2016)

Passed away peacefully at the CHUS Hôtel-Dieu on July 28, 2016, at the age of 91. Beloved wife of the late Clovis Côté and daughter of the late Judson and Eliza Farwell.

She leaves to mourn her 4 children: Richard (Carole Huppé), David (Chantal Bernier), Robert and Louise; her 8 grandchildren: Simon, Hélène, Caroline, Eric, David, Sabrina, Roxane and Michael; her 6 great-grandchildren: Olivier, Mathieu, Nellie, Adam, Lorianne and William; her sisters Norma and Jean(late Louis Monty); her brother Donnie (Olene); and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Resting at the Cass Funeral Home, 3006 College, Sherbrooke (Lennoxville), on Monday, August 1, 2016 from 2 pm to 4 pm and 7 pm to 9 pm, and on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from 10 am to 11 am, followed by the funeral service at 11 am. Interment in Notre-Dame-de-la-Paix Cemetery, Johnville, QC.

The family would like to give special thanks to the personnel at the St-Francis Manor for their dedication, the staff at the CHUS Hôtel-Dieu, and also to Dr. Zoltan Ferenczi and Dr. John Robb.


Compagna Danforth, Gisele

Gisele Compagna Danforth passed away Wednesday, July 27, 2016 in her 90th year at the St-Vincent de Paul residence. Daughter of the late Exilia Gosselin and the late Moise Compagna. Pre-deceased by her loving husband Phillip Edward Danforth.

Gisele leaves to mourn her children Midge (Rene Parent), Robert (Susan Langlois), Rita, Debra (Andre Daigneault), Phyllis (Alain Rouleau), and Philip (Renée Bibeau), her 15 grandchildren, and her 23 great-grandchildren. She also leaves to mourn her sister Georgette Compagna and sister-in-law Monique Joley Compagna (late Paul). Also survived by the extended family of Phillip Edward Danforth. Gisele was the sister of the late Lionel Compagna, the late Paul Compagna and the late George Compagna.

Resting at Cass Funeral Home, 3006 College, Sherbrooke (Lennoxville), on Friday, July 29, 2016 from 2 pm to 4 pm and from 7 pm to 9 pm. The family will be present at St.George’s Church, 84 Queen, Sherbrooke (Lennoxville), on Saturday, July 30, 2016 from 10 am to11 am, followed by the funeral service at 11 am with the Ven. Dean E. Ross officiating. Interment in Malvern cemetery.

A sincere and heartfelt thank you to the devoted staff of the Résidence St-Vincent de Paul 2A.

In lieu of flowers a donation can be made to the Fondation Vitae, attention du comité de loisirs, 300 rue King Est, Sherbrooke, QC, J1G 1B1 or to the Cancer Research Department at the CHUS.


Wightman, Norman

Norman Edward Wightman passed away peacefully on Friday, July 22, 2016 at the CHUS in Fleurimont, Qc. in his 81st year.

Norman Edward Wightman was the son of the late Edward Paul Wightman and the late Rita Charron Wightman and the loving husband of Marie Lynne Gordon.

Norman leaves to mourn his children: Paul Wightman (Jill Guthrie) and Penny Wightman; his grandchildren: Shawn Nielsen (Courtney Harrison), Brandon Nielsen and Melissa Coddington; his sister: Barbara Wightman (Jay Simcoe); and Lynne's children and grandchildren.

Those wishing to pay their respects are invited to a grave side service at Stanbridge Ridge Cemetery, 134 Chemin Ridge, Stanbridge East, QC, on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 2:00 pm.


Noyes, James Frederick

Suddenly, at the CHUS Fleurimont, Qc, on July 22th 2016, James Frederick Noyes passed away in his 72nd year, beloved husband to Jean Cass and son of the late Etta Louise Sutton and the late Reginald Noyes.

Other than his wife, Mr. Noyes leaves to mourn his step-children Kathy Cass (Jean Fluet) and Allen Cass as well as his brothers Brian (Kitty) and Jonathan.  He is predeceased by his brother Walter (late Lois).  He is survived by his 3 nephews and their families, his lifetime friend Doug Leithead as well as many other relatives and friends from Canada and the United States.  He will be missed by his dog Buddy.

Family and friends may pay their respects at the Cass funeral Home, 900, Clough St, Ayer’s Cliff, Qc, on Friday, July 29, 2016 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.   A gathering for relatives and friends will also be held at the Wheelock Wood Yard, 1008, Dry Pond Rd, Rte 16, Glover, VT (exit 25 off Rte 91) on Saturday, July 30, 2016 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. (bring lawn chairs).

The family wishes to extend their sincere appreciation to the caregivers of the cardiac unit at the CHUS – Fleurimont, as well as to the many relatives and friends for their support and kind gestures.

As a memorial tribute, donations to the Pet connection Lennoxville, 1730, Wellington South, Sherbrooke, QC, J1M 1K9, or the Frontier animal Society, 4473, Barton Orleans Rd, Orleans, Vt, 05860, would be appreciated by the family.


Young Laroche, Beverly

Passed away peacefully at the CHUS Fleurimont, on Thursday, July 21, 2016 at the age of 86. Beloved wife of the late Gerald Laroche and daughter of the late Vincent Young and Marion Sherman.

Dear mother of Garfield (Audrey), Rodney, Gertrude (Doug) and the late Curtis (Pauline). She leaves to mourn her brother Alfred Young ( Lois), her sister-in-law Edna Browne, her grandchildren , great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

Resting at the Cass Funeral Home, 15 Station St. Sawyerville, QC, on Wednesday July 27th, 2016 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm and on Thursday, July 28th from 1 to 2 pm followed by the funeral service at 2 pm. Interment in the Eaton Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.


Taylor, Lynwood

(December 21, 1936 - July 21, 2016)

Lynwood (Lyn) Taylor, loving husband of June (nee Douglass) passed into the presence of our Lord and Savior after a lengthy illness. He was the son of the late Henry and Marjorie (Cascadden) Taylor.

Along with his wife he leaves to mourn his children, Stephen (Brenda), Laurie (Mark Strout), Jennifer (Scott Lowd), Melanie, and Christopher (Isabelle), his 11 grandchildren, Andrew and Kathryn Taylor, Jeremy (MariePier), Jonathan and Jessica (Eric Feenaughty) Strout, Brittany, Nathaniel and Brianna Lowd, Caleb, Olivier and Raphael Taylor and 3 great grandchildren, Leah and Jayde Strout and Levi Feenaughty and Lyn’s brother-in-law, Gary Douglass.

Visitation is at Grace Chapel, 267 Rue De Montreal, Sherbrooke QC on Monday, July 25, 2016 at 1:30pm followed by a funeral service at 2:30pm. A private family burial will immediately follow the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Dr. W.J. Klinck Foundation c/o Massawippi Retirement Communities, 1501 rue Campbell, Sherbrooke, Quebec J1M 0C1 (www.masscom.ca/our-foundation).


Cooper, Lizzie Eleanor

At the CHUS Fleurimont, on July 20th 2016, Lizzie Eleanor Cooper passed away peacefully at the age of 100 years and 4 months.

Mrs. Cooper is predeceased by her husbands Allan Moore, Douglas Baldwin and Ashley Stalker.  She was also predeceased by her brothers Morton and Douglas and sister Irene.

She leaves to mourn her special friend Jim Beattie, many friends from the Wales Home, nieces, nephews, cousins and all the acquaintances made over the last century.

She had been a member of the Eastern Star for 60 years and an active member of the Melbourne Presbyterian Church. She is returning home for a well-deserved rest at Chrystal Lake Cemetery in her beloved Stanstead.

A graveside funeral service will be held for family and friends on Saturday July 23, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. at the Chrystal Lake cemetery, Fairfax Rd, Stanstead, QC.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Wales Home Foundation, 506 Rte 243 North, Cleveland, QC, J0B 2H0, or to the Chrystal Lake Cemetery, 2250, Curtis Rd, Stanstead, J0B 3E0, would be appreciated.


Painter Westgate, Verna

March 15, 1908 – July 17, 2016

After a long and active life with family and friends we are sad to announce the passing of Verna Caroline Westgate on July 17, 2016 at Grace Village, QC.

She was the daughter of William Painter and Florence Patton, and was predeceased by her loving husband Maple Westgate in 1982. Dear mother of the late Mailin Westgate (Mavis), the late Patricia Westgate, Norma (John Gill), Ilah (Bruce Batley), and Linda (Leslie MacLeod). Verna was the loving grandmother of fourteen grandchildren, twenty-six great-grandchildren and seventeen great-great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her sister Shirley (Ted Darker).

Visitation at Cass Funeral Home, 50 Craig, Cookshire, on Friday, July 22, 2016 from 7 pm to 9 pm. The funeral service will be at St. Peter’s Anglican Church, 45 Principale West, Cookshire, on July 23, 2016 at 2pm, followed by interment in the Island Brook Cemetery.

Memorial tributes in Verna’s name can be made to the Dr. W.J. Klinck Foundation, 1501 rue Campbell, Sherbrooke, QC, J1M 0C1.


Matthews, Wayne

(1943-2016)

Suddenly at the CHUS Fleurimont on Tuesday, July 12, 2016, from Danville at the age of 72, son of the late Percy Matthews and the late Muriel Gunter.

Wayne leaves to mourn his spouse Madeleine Audet, his son John-Wayne and daughter-in-law Laurie Frost. His sisters: Florence (late Keith Nutbrown), Rona (Bruce Gregory) and his nephews: Terry (Julia Gifford) and Lee-Wayne Patterson, Michael Nutbrown. His brothers and sisters-in law as well as other relatives and friends.

The family will be present to accept condolences at the St-Augustine Anglican Church, 73 du Carmel, Danville, Que. from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m on Saturday July 23, 2016. A funeral service will follow at 2 p.m..

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Fondation du CHUS, 530 10e Avenue Sud, Sherbrooke, QC, J1G 2R9, would be appreciated by the family.


Winslow, Rupert

(1938-2016)

Passed away peacefully at the CHUS Hôtel-Dieu Sherbrooke, on Monday, July 11, 2016 at the age of 77. Son of the late Norman Winslow and the late Iva Westgate.

Beloved husband of the late Patricia Loach and dear father of Peter. He is survived by his brothers Terry and Ross Winslow, his aunt and uncle Mayotta and Grant Taylor, his step mother Muriel Nugent and step sisters Marilyn Schaefer and Helen Nayler. Rupert leaves to mourn his nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, many friends, the Burlington gang, the Sawyerville region and the automotive and golf world.

A graveside service will be held for Rupert and Patrica on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 2 pm at the Malvern Cemetery with The Ven. Dean E. Ross officiating.

The family would like to thank Dr. Ferenczi and the Hôtel-Dieu palliative care of the 6th floor for the care given to Mr Winslow.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Pet Connection, The Hut, Lennoxville Curling Club, Gaiter’s Club (Bishop’s University ) or to any other local charity would be appreciated.


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