Doug Raisbeck died after a brief struggle with cancer Tuesday March 26. He retired two years ago after a long career in the English Department at Huntsville High. Doug came to Huntsville to teach English and Drama in 1982. His students described him as a compassionate taskmaster who refused to accept mediocrity, demanded the best, and got results. He taught students not only to find their own voice, but to use the English language with clarity and creativity. He prepared his students well for post secondary education.
Johannes George J.
Passed away peacefully with his wife Marion (nee Drinkwater) at his side on Sunday, November 6, 2011 at Huntsville District Memorial Hospital at the age of 85.
George is survived by his daughters, Wende (Kevin) Devine, Dawn (Christopher) Markoff, and Patricia (Bruce) Gingrich. He will be missed by his grandchildren Hillarie, Adam, Jessie and Jake.
Norman E. Shaw
Peacefully on Sunday, September 7, 2014, Norman Shaw of Huntsville passed away at the Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket at the age of 83. Norman was born on July 21,1931 in the town of Novar to parents Leslie and Rachel Shaw.
Born at Huntsville, Ontario April 12, 1929 Promoted to Glory at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan October 28, 2015
Predeceased by his loving wife Vera, and beloved son Keith. Cherished father of Mark and his wife Krista,
Richard and his wife Charlotte, Kristin and her husband Jeff. Dear father in law of Glenna. Beloved grandfather of
Kerri, Candice, Jasmine, Jordan, Kristoffer, Jessica, Kayla, Tarah, Victoria, Matthias and Jacob.
We are very saddened to report the passing of founding LWRA member Bill Norton on September 22 at the age of 89. Known by many as the "Mayor of Waseosa", Bill was a fixture around both this immediate area and Huntsville in general. He served this community in so many different ways: Town Clerk, Town Treasurer, Town Councillor, LWRA President and Director, O/O of Norton's Cottages, Scout leader, Red Cross worker, founding member of the Huntsville Ski Club and of course, all round great neighbour. We will all miss you Bill.
We are saddened to report the passing of Tip Logan, who died peacefully in his sleep at home on November 25, 2007. A Grey Cup winner with the Tiger Cats in 1953, he was known as "The Automatic Toe" due to his prowess kicking converts. At the time of his retirement from professional football, he was the third highest all-time scorer in the league. Tip served 15 years on the LWRA Board of Directors, including 7 years as President. Born in Fort Erie, Ontario, and educated at Queen's University, Tip continued to live in Hamilton after 5 seasons with the 'Cats, working as an insurance agent.
It is with great sadness that we announce Diane Howlett passed away in the evening of Tuesday, September 8th.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held Sept 18, 2:00pm at Billingsleys Funeral Parlour, 430 Ravenscliffe Rd, Huntsville followed by a reception at the Active Living Centre, 20 Park Drive in Huntsville (accessed at the rear of the Canada Summit Centre or from the new Forbes Hill Drive).
We are deeply saddened by the loss of Ray Jones, who passed away unexpectedly on November 20, 2008 at the age of 85. Ray was a pillar of our community and a familiar face both around our lakes and around the Town of Huntsville.
Field, Bernard Melvin
Peacefully at McNally House, Grimsby on Wednesday, August 26, 2009 in his 86th year. Beloved husband of Eileen (nee Sandford) for 50 years. Dear father of Doug Field and his wife Christine, and Laurie Ann Field (Derek). Dearly loved papa of Miranda, Heather, Kevin and David. Cherished brother-in-law of Marion, Ellroy, Marian (David), Albert (Mary), Loraine (John) and special uncle of many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers Stanley (Mary), and Fred and sister-and-brother-in-law Alice and Fred.
The death occurred of Viola Muriel Hunt, 94, on Oct. 14, 2008 at Rogers Cove in Huntsville.
The deceased was born in Huntsville on April 27, 1914, the youngest child of William George Langford Hunt and Fanny Elizabeth Porter. She was predeceased by her parents, sister Marjorie Simpson and brothers Onufry, Lawrence, George, Albert and John Hunt.