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Taylor Wilson , Gwendolyn

Passed away at the CHUS Hotel-Dieu, on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at the age  of 71. Beloved wife and best friend of Wayne Wilson.
Loving mother to Penny Normington, Sarah Wilson (Greg Nunn), Tammy McCurnin (Bill McCurnin) and Tim Wilson (Melanie Lalonde). Cherished grandmother of Amanda and Justin Normington, Tyler Leier and Sierra Nunn, Abbi Wilson and Ben Lalonde.
Gwendolyn leaves to mourn her sisters Waneta Luce (the late Adelbert Luce) and Shirley Downs (Mel Downs), her sister-in-law Frances Taylor (the late Sternie Taylor), along with her nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends.
Visitation will take place at the Cass Funeral Home, 3006 College St. Sherbrooke (Lennoxville), on Friday, March 24, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm and 7:00 to 9:00 pm. A funeral service will be held at the Grace Chapel Church (267 Montreal, St. Sherbrooke), on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 2:00 pm with a visitation from 1:00 to 2:00 pm at the church.  Interment at the Eaton Cemetery at a later date.


Thomson Smyth , Mary

August 19, 1922-February 28, 2017

Mary (Thomson) Smyth of Bury, Quebec passed away at the CHUS Hotel-Dieu on February 28, 2017, in her 95th year. Born in Cornhill, Banffshire, Scotland, Mary was the daughter of the late James Thomson and the late Annie Bain. Predeceased by her husband of 60 years Chester Smyth.

Loving mother to Shirley (Robert MacLeod), Larry (Joanne Chapman) and Richard (Jeannette Fortier).  Proud Nanny to Edward Rudolph (Renée), Deborah Wootten (Mike), Tamara Lawrence, Cynthia Nowoczin (Blaine), David Smyth, Brandy Vallée (Jean), Ryan Norton (Sarah), Joshua Smyth, Ashley Renton (Jamie) and Ericka Smyth. Great Gramma to Tiffany, Kristen, Cameron, Jesse, Morgan, Martina, Keegan, Kole, Mariah, Shania, Danyka, Elijah, Jaya, Emmerson, Ben, Hailey, Denan, Mason, Karrah, Kyle, Brianna and Emma. Great-Great Gramma to Austin, Paetyn and Sydney. Sister to Robert (Pearl) Archibald.

Predeceased by her son Raymond, granddaughter Brandy Smyth, brothers Alexander and John Archibald, and brothers and sisters-in-law Earl Smyth, Hilda (Daniel Lawrence), Julia Smyth, Evelyn (Jack Garneau) and Howard (Ethel Dougherty).

Visitation will take place on Saturday May 27, 2017 at St-Paul's Church, Bury from 10 am to 11 am. The funeral service will follow at 11 am. Burial in Bown Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Bown Cemetery would be appreciated by the family.


Turpin, John Alfred (Dick)

John Alfred Turpin (Dick) D.F.C., age 92, passed away at Camp Hill Veterans’ Memorial hospital in Halifax, on Friday, February 10, 2017. He was born on June 29, 1924 in Quebec City, son of Captain William and Olive M. Turpin, of Quebec City, Quebec, and loving husband of Grace Louise Turpin (deceased 2005).

Dick was a graduate of Quebec High School before enlisting in the RCAF 20 July 1942. His first tour of operations was in Bomber Command as a Navigator and Air Bomber, one of the most dangerous assignments of the Second World War.  During his tour of 30 sorties he carried out 23 attacks on enemy territory by day and night. Dick was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) for officers and Warrant Officers for acts of valour, courage or devotion to duty performed whilst flying in active operations.
After the war, Dick attended Bishops University and graduated in 1949 with a degree in Education. He began his teaching career at Hudson High School in Hudson, Quebec, teaching English and Math while coaching the senior boys’ hockey team. Dick then obtained his Masters in guidance counselling from Harvard University. He went on the set up the guidance counselling program for the English language school system in the Eastern Townships of Quebec.

Dick was active in local events that included at one point President of Rotary Club, energetic involvement in the Lennoxville Curling Club and various charities. He was instrumental in converting an abandoned rail-bed in Lennoxville into a walking trail. Dick was a fun, loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend to anyone who knew him. He was also an avid and talented artist.

Dick is survived by three dear children Bill (Lindsay Brown), Nancy (Bruce Dowd) and Peter (Anne Turpin); beloved grandfather of three grandchildren Jason (Maggie), Rob (Kalli) and Michael (Stephanie) and two great-grandchildren, Alex and Frank. He was the brother of Charles, the late Pearl Raynes, the late Phyllis (Turpin/Jenkins) Smart, the late Grace Parker, the late Richard Turpin and the late Thomas Turpin. Dear sister-in-law Ann Sowerby (late Ray) and brother-in-law Douglas Macdonald (late Margaret).

Visitation will take place at the Cass Funeral Home, 3006 College St. Sherbrooke (Lennoxville), on Friday, May 12, 2017 from 10:00 to 11:00 AM followed by a memorial service at 11:00 AM in the funeral home chapel. Interment in Malvern Cemetery.

 


Taylor , Grant

Grant Frederick Taylor (1921-2017)

Passed away peacefully with his family by his side, at the CHUS Fleurimont, on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at the age of 95. Loving husband of Mayotta Winslow of 70 years. Dear father of the late Gary Taylor. Grant was a very special uncle and will be greatly missed by his many nieces, nephews great and great great nieces and nephews, as well as many other relatives and dear friends. Resting at the Cass Funeral Home, 3006 College St. Sherbrooke (Lennoxville), on Sunday, January 22, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Monday, January 23, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at the Lennoxville United Church, 6 Church St. Lennoxville. Interment in the Eaton Cemetery at a later date. Donations  to the Lennoxville United Church, 6 Church St. Sherbrooke, QC J1M 1S9 or to the Eaton Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 934, Cookshire-Eaton, QC J0B 1M0, would be appreciated by the family.


Taylor (née Hannan), Mary Jessie

Passed away at Hotel Dieu Hospital, Sherbrooke, QC in her 85th year on January 2nd, 2017.

Wife of the late Herbert Taylor. Mother of Cynthia (Chris Leahy) and Michael (Joanne Besmargian), grandmother of Matt (Angela McIntosh), the late Reuben, Luke (Stephanie Boyd) and Abe Leahy (Katie Quirk), Rebecca, Bridget (Kristofer Smith) and Evan Taylor and great grandmother to Taylor Leahy. Sister of the late Doris (the late Royce Taylor), Edmond, Joyce (the late Robert Burns), May (the late Carleton Morrill), John (Louise Morin), the late Joseph, the late Stanley (Barbara Rutkowski), Betty (the late Richard Mason), Joan (Maged Beshai), William (Mireille Picard) and the late Walter. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Thank you to the Wales Home team for their care and support.

A funeral service will be held at Denison's Mills, Holy Trinity Church on Saturday, May 6th, 2017 at 2PM with the burial to follow in the Denison's Mills, Cemetery. The family will be at the chuch at 12:30 PM.  

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


Tuite, Lewis

1937 – 2016

At his home in Richmond on November 30, 2016, at the age of 79 years old, passed away John Lewis Tuite, husband of the late Marguerite Marcoux and long time companion of Marjorie Ward Abercrombie.

Loving father of Kevin (France Thouin) and Stephan (Lynne Labelle). Stepfather of Marilyn (Paul Pagnuelo), Diane (William Gifford) and Faye (Stanley Campbell).
Dearest grandfather of Brian, Steven, Rose-Camille, Ella-Maude, Charles-Antoine, Stephanie, Matthew, Andrea, Nelson, Amy, Adam and his great grandchildren. He is also survived by many friends and family.

Visitation will take place at Cass Funeral Home, 295 Principale S, Richmond, on Friday, December 9, 2016, from 6 pm to 8:30 pm. The family will be present to receive condolences at Sainte-Bibiane Church, 970 Principale N, Richmond, on Saturday, December 10, 2016 from 1 pm to 2 pm, followed by the funeral service at 2 pm. Interment in Sainte-Bibiane cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the CHUS Foundation, 530 10e Avenue Sud, Sherbrooke, QC, J1G 2R9.


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).


Taylor, Ronald

1921 – 2016

Passed away at the Hotel Dieu hospital on Friday, May 6, 2016. Born July 18, 1921 to Charles Taylor and Jessie Frappied.

Ron was a proud veteran of World War II.

Beloved husband of 56 years to Lorna Dustin and dear father of the late Scott. He leaves to mourn his wife, sister Helen Nutbrown (late Ibrey), brothers and sisters-in-law, Weldon Dustin (late Lois), Leta Dustin, Lillian Sharman (late Don), Wynn Dustin (late Faye), and Monique Taylor (late Mac). Predeceased by his brothers Mac (late Anna) and Russell (late Marian). Special uncle to Nancy and Trudy, numerous other nieces and nephews as well as a friend to many.

Graveside service at the Massawippi Cemetery on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 1:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Massawippi Cemetery Association C/O Tom Schopflocher, 610 ch Harvey, Hatley, QC, J0B 4B0, would be appreciated by the family.


Tyler, Merton

Passed away suddenly at the age of 92 on Tuesday, the 15th day of September, 2015 in palliative care at Magog Hospital, Quebec. Predeceased by his wife Barbara (Cunningham) last October. Merton is survived by his two sons, James and Robin (Debby); his grandchildren Jon and Jen (Dan) Tyler; and will also be remembered by his sisters Beverley Robinson and Lois Jones and their children, and brother Robert (Vonnie) Tyler as well as their children Kim (Nancy), Mark (Kathy), and David (Anita) Tyler and their children. Interment and a graveside service will be held at 11 am on Saturday, September 26, 2015 at Beulah United Church Cemetery in Ayer's Cliff, Quebec. After a brief ceremony, light refreshments will be offered at the Café du Lac restaurant in North Hatley (the old Hob Nob). Please join us in our celebration of Mert's life by bringing any stories, photos, etc., that you may wish to share. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer's Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be most welcome.

Taylor Aldrich, Florence

Florence Aldrich (Taylor) passed away peacefully at the Grace Christian Home on March 31 2015, at the age of 103 years. Wife of the late Wesley Aldrich and mother of the Late Vera Chute. Dear grandmother of Debbie (Tanya) and Brenda (Bill). She also leaves to mourn many great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. A special thanks to all who took care of Gram during her stay at the Grace Christian Home. Visitation will be held at the Hope Community Church , 102 Queen Street ., Sherbrooke (Lennoxville), on April 3 2015. from 12:00 - 1:00 pm, followed by the funeral service at 1:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to Dr.W.J. Klinck Foundation, 1501 rue Campbell, Sherbrooke,QC, J1M 0C1 would be appreciated.

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