Staff Passings

Farewell to the staff, faculty and retirees who have left us

William Arthur "Bill" Urie P.Eng

(Retired teacher of 30 years at St. Lawrence College, Kingston) Surrounded by his family at Arbour Heights Nursing Home, on Friday, January 30, 2015 at the age of 77 years. Beloved husband for 46 years of Helen Urie (Hunt). Loved father of Diane (Jairo), Sheryl (James) and Tanya (Rob). Cherished grandfather of Sofia, Mateo, Hannah, Sarah, William, Alessio, Jeremy and Nathan. Dear brother of John (Marlene) and Bernice (Alan). Fondly remembered by the Hunt Family and many nieces and nephews. Thank you to the staff of Arbour Heights for the compassionate care they have provided for the past four years. For those wishing, donations to the Parkinson's Society or Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, would be appreciated by the family.

Arlene Wall

Passed on unexpectedly, at the Kingston General Hospital, on Wednesday, January 7, 2015, at the age of 75. She was comforted by her husband Norm, of 55 years, as well as her loving daughter, Laura Leeman (Mike) in her final moments. She is survived by her mother, Trudy Stanfield and her son, Jim (Judy). She will be greatly missed by her grandchildren, Josh Edwards, Scott Leeman, Richard Wall (Kelsey) and Jacqueline Wall. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Salvation Army, in Arlene's memory.

Larry "Wink" Wilson

Surrounded by his loving family, Wink's spirit took flight to the higher heavens Tuesday, February 24, 2015. He will be dearly missed by his wife Jane, sons Jeff and Dan and grandson Jacob. He also leaves two sisters, Marilyn Cassidy and Shirley McCaugherty (Wayne) and their extended families. Other family members include sister-in-law Debbie (Tom) Stirton Massey and the entire Stirton clan. He will be fondly remembered by Jane's brothers and their families. Predeceased by parents Helen and William Moore and Sharron and Linda Wilson. Wink was a machinist by trade who started his career at Alcan. Over time, he took his teacher training to pass his trade on to others, first at the High School level and then as a faculty member of the Mechanical Technology Department at St. Lawrence College. An avid sports fan, Wink was a diehard Leaf fan. He made lifelong friends playing endless rounds of golf at Glen Lawrence and Cataraqui. Many of those same friends curled or played hockey for the Portsmouth Oldtimers or the Rad Devils, waiting for the next golf season to begin. One of Wink's greatest gifts was his ability to make anyone he met laugh. Many thanks to the kind and caring doctors, nurses and aids who helped along his journey. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the UHKF-St. Mary's Palliative Care Unit would be appreciated.

Ronald Douglas McPhee

(Retired Teacher St. Lawrence College and Retired Captain R.C.A.F.) Passed away peacefully with his loving wife at his side at Trillium Ridge Nursing Home in Kingston on Monday, June 22, 2015. He was born to Clinton and Bernice (nee Park) McPhee on November 5th, 1938 near Glenavon, Saskatchewan. Ron is survived by his wife Mary Alice (nee Andrews); daughter Wendy McPhee of Toronto and her daughters Adriana and Kayleigh Bass; daughter DeeAnn Kennedy (Michael) of Hartington and their children Daphne, Ben, Melanie, Jaclyn, Shane and Maya; son David and his daughter Rachel Olsen of Pembroke. Ron also leaves his sister Norma Doerr and husband Don of Estevan SK, and their children Bob (Colinda) and Barb (Stan) Gessner; sister Carol McPhee of Regina SK and her daughter Lisa Marie; brother John McPhee of Yorkton, SK and children David and Angella. Ron was predeceased by his youngest brother Warren and is survived by Warren's widow Teresa Strachan (Vern) of Regina and their daughters Charmaine Filteau (Brad) and Sara Langley (Jesse). Ron also leaves his brothers- and sisters-in-law in Nebraska: Lucetta Andrews (late husband Don) of Cambridge; Bob Andrews also of Cambridge (who survives Connie); and Roger Andrews (June) of Grand Island. Ron was pre-deceased by his brother-in-law Dick Andrews and his wife Jan. Ron leaves several nieces and nephews in Nebraska, Wyoming and Kansas, and great nieces and nephews in Saskatchewan and the mid-west U.S. Ron completed a degree in Mathematics at the University of Saskatchewan in 1962. During a leave from the Air Force Reserve Officer's Training Program he completed his Masters in Mathematics at the University of Nebraska. He met Mary Alice Andrews in Nebraska and they were married on December 21, 1963. Ron was posted first to Summerside, P.E.I., then to Ottawa. Once he left the Air Force in 1968 he joined the Math Department at St. Lawrence College in Kingston. He taught at St. Lawrence until he retired in 1998, a year after he was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease. Ron and Mary took two sabbaticals, one to Regina in the mid 1970's for two years, and another to Ballarat, Australia from 1986-7. Ron fell in love with Australia and returned there several times. Ron was dedicated to the United Church, the NDP, union activities, the Kingston Y Service Club, travel (he saw much of the world), jazz music, camping, the cabin he designed and built near Charleston Lake, gardening, the Saskatchewan Roughriders, creating Celtic knotwork and exploring genealogy. Ron faced Parkinson's with great determination and humbleness. His humour, humanity and energy will be missed. Donations may be made in Ron's memory to the Parkinson's Foundation or Crossroads United Church.

Mathys "Matt" Flikweert

Peacefully entered into rest at Brockville General Hospital Charles St. Site, on Friday, September 4th, 2015, Matt Flikweert of Mallorytown aged 77 years. Beloved husband of Joanna (Hazelaar) Flikweert. Loving father of Janet Van Bakel (Ronald) of Stittsville and William Flikweert of Maitland. Cherished grandfather of Alan Charlton, Andrew and Eric Van Bakel, Iylish and Isabella Flikweert. Dear brother of Jan Flikweert (Riet), Lida Buitelaar (Krijn), Adrian Flikweert (Aida), Nelie deHaan (Ko) and the late Henry Flikweert. Son of the late Willem and Neeltje (Honders) Flikweert. Matt will also be missed by many nieces and nephews. Matt enjoyed many years as a reporter for the Athens Mural and with his time in the Brockville Rifles. In memory of Matt donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.

Vera Gertrude Black

(Graduate of Brockville School of Nursing, 1942) Peacefully at the St. Lawrence Lodge in Brockville on Saturday, January 23rd, 2016. Vera (nee Blanchard) formerly of Kingston aged 95 years. Beloved wife of the late George Lilley and Joseph Black. Dear sister of the late Harold (Margaret), Fred (Mary) and Glenn Blanchard (Ruth). Loving aunt to Meryl Airhart (Fred), Tom Blanchard (Susan), Maureen Taylor (Steven), Calvin and Greg Blanchard (Rose) and Sheila Lee (Regan). Also survived by stepchildren Linda Black, Jo-Anne Abrams, Brenda, Michael, Jamie and Larry Black; many step-grandchildren and grand nieces and nephews. Also predeceased by parents Lewis and Gertrude (Davis) Blanchard and stepson Kevin Black. In memory of Vera donations to Wall Street Village Fund or Brockville and District Hospital Foundation Palliative Care would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. 9800

Joseph Whitehouse Rotheram

At the Ottawa General Hospital on August 24, 2016 at the age of 84 years. Beloved husband of 59 years to Irene Patricia (née Maher). Dear father of Anita of Ottawa and Geoff (Sue) of Crysler. Loved grandfather of Andrew (Alyssa), Joseph, and Amelia. Survived by his sister Rene Sephton and niece Helen Sephton. Joseph is predeceased by his brother Stephen and nieces Pamela Wilde and Susan Getchell. In keeping with his wishes, cremation has taken place. If so desired, contributions in his memory to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

Jack Haworth

Veteran of WWII RCAF - After a brief illness, Jack Haworth died peacefully at the Cornwall Community Hospital on Monday, December 26, 2016 at the age of 94 years. He was the dearly beloved husband of Patricia (Brindley) for 58 years. He will be sadly missed by his three children Christopher (Shirin), Tony (Mary Bee) and Hilary (James) and his grandchildren Miryam, Christian and Hannah, as well as his sister-in-law Anne Welch (late Jim). He was predeceased by his parents Arnold and Winifred (Green) Haworth, and by his wife’s twin sister Barbara Hackett (late Donald). Jack was a graduate of Queen’s University in Applied Science, he pursued an engineering career until he found his true vocation as an adult education co-ordinator and professor at St. Lawrence College. In lieu of flowers, and as an expression of sympathy memorial donations to Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund or to Carefor Hospice Cornwall would be appreciated by the family. Online messages of condolence may be made in the obituary section of:

Lynn Walker

Lynn retired last August as Associate Dean, Online and Continuing Education. She served as a member of the College’s Board of Governors. She made a difference in every position she took on, including the President’s Office, Human Resources, EDD, Contract Training, Continuing Education and Distance Education.  Lynn passed away peacefully, with her sons by her side, at her residence on Monday January 9, 2017. Carol Lynn Walker (nee Blakeman) of Brockville aged 70 years. Loving mother to Jason (Kathy) of Brooklin, Ontario and Darren (Lisa) of Ottawa. Proud grandmother of Olivia, Mitchell, Sawyer, MacKenzie, Madison, Livia and Vaughan. Lynn is also survived by her siblings Rod, Billy, Dale, Nancy and Joanne.

In memory of Lynn, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Messages of condolence may be sent online at

Passings are gathered from area newspapers and submissions from family and friends.

Alumni Passings

Farewell to the graduates who have left us

Roger Frederick Rhodes

Industrial Management – B - 1973

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle at the Kingston General Hospital on Monday, August 29, 2016. Roger Frederick Rhodes, at the age of 70 years. Beloved husband and best friend of Sheila (nee Amyotte) and dear father of Kelly Ann McIver and her husband Joseph. Survived by his granddaughter Ava Leigh and by his sister Judith Curtis (Al) and their children Scott Curtis (Erin) and their children Kenyon and Lorelai and Ryan Curtis and his children Madisyn, Bryer and Gage. Also survived by his brothers-in-law William (Wink) Amyotte and his wife Sandra and their children Adam Folco and Nick Amyotte (Liza), Irving Amyotte (Sandra), daughter Teri Amyotte and her son Kalen; Stephen (Jessica) and their son's Nicholas and Logan; Allan Amyotte (Nancy) and their two sons Justin and Lance. Sister-in-law Lynn Amyotte (Wayne deceased) and her two daughter's Shannon and Amanda. Roger was predeceased by his parents Marjorie and Roger Rhodes. Roger was an avid golfer and curler and was the Past President (1998-2000) as well as a member of the membership committee of the Brockville Country Club. He was Past President of the Advocis, a certified financial planner and an elder planning counselor. He was a member of the Brockville and Prescott Chamber of Commerce as well as the Ad and Sales Club. For a number of years Roger worked at Phillips Cables as well as Co-Operators Insurance, Clarica, BMO and lately for W.A. Pakeman & Associates. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society will be gratefully acknowledged.

David Allan Steacy

Business Administration – Finance – K - 1973

Peacefully, at home surrounded by the love of his family on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at the age of 63. Husband and best friend for 41 yrs to Susan (nee McCann). Loving and devoted father of Lisa Steacy of Kingston and Laura Steacy of Florida. Brother of Michael Steacy. Brother-in-law of Sandra (Bob) Belanger and loving uncle to Todd and Nicole Belanger. Fondly remembered by his extended family and many friends. Always remembered by his puppy Chloe, especially the Sunday walks. As expressions of sympathy donations to Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church or the Kingston Humane Society will be appreciated by the family.

Donald Graham

Civil Engineering Technology – K - 1975

At home on Wednesday February 17, 2016. At age 65. Predeceased by his wife Barb and his son Leslie. He will be missed by his sons John, Jim, Ted and Todd, his numerous grandchildren, and family.

Patricia (nee Brewis) O’Connor

Nursing Assistant – B - 1977

Suddenly at the Brockville General Hospital on Sunday, March 6th, 2016 at the age of 74 years. Predeceased by her parents, Fred and Pearl Brewis. She will be sadly missed by her children Deborah, Kevin (Jenn) and Wendy, as well as by her former son-in-law Robert Kirkey. Pat leaves behind five grandchildren, Talen, Taylor, Ceillidh, Orion and Jayden, and two great grandchildren, Vayda and Seren (aka Little Johnny). Pat will always be fondly remembered and forever missed by Kandy and Joshua Kirkey who proudly called her Nanna Pat, and by special family friends William Hutt Jr. and Pamela Panagapko. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Breast Cancer Society or Canada will be gratefully acknowledged.

Denise Bruce-Brant

Business Administration - Data Processing – K - 1980

Denise Bruce-Brant (Employee, Limestone District School Board) Suddenly, in Napanee on Friday, March 11, 2016, Denise Claire Bruce-Brant of Napanee at age 56. Beloved wife of Richard Brant, dear mother of Amber Brant of Edmonton, Alberta and Danielle Mills (David) of Newburgh, loving Nana of Richard Mills, sister of Ellen Bruce of Vancouver Island, B.C., and the late Freda Bruce and Frank Arnold. Memorial donations made to the Addiction & Mental Health Services-KFL&A (613-544-1356) would be appreciated by the family.

Stephen John Morton

Child and Youth Worker – K - 1980

It is with heavy hearts I share the passing of beloved husband Stephen John Morton after a short illness. Steph was surrounded by his loving family, when he left this world to start a new adventure, on Friday January 29, 2016. Steph will be missed by his wife Sandy (nee Culbert), brother-in-law Robert, nephews Kyle, Kevin & Erin Culbert, mother-in-law Marylin "Mommsie", father-in-law Carman "Popsie", sister Peggy Heeney, niece Sarah Heeney (Michael MacHale), nephew Mark Heeney (Kristy). Predeceased by his brother David Morton and his parents Gwen and Smitson Morton, his adopted nephew Scott Stewart, and his many co-workers at Pathways for Children and Youth. Those who will miss him the most are the many children whose lives he has touched in the past 35 years. Stephen also had two brothers Russ and Mark and sister Faye. As expressions of sympathy donations to UHKF- ICU will be appreciated by the family.

Catherine Lynn Horvath

Secretarial Arts – Legal – C - 1981

HORVATH, Catherine - Peacefully with her family by her side at the Winchester District Memorial Hospital on Thursday March 3, 2016 age 55 years. Catherine Lynn 'Cathy' Horvath née Littleton of Ingleside. Beloved wife of Tom. Loved and cherished mother of Chase and Bailey. Dear daughter-in-law of Shirley Horvath of Ingleside. Dear daughter of the late Donald and Melba (McDiarmid) Littleton. To honour Cathy's wishes, cremation has taken place. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to Cornwall Hospice or the S.P.C.A. would be appreciated by the family.

Heather Lynn Kalijundic

Nursing Assistant – K - 1981

A golden heart stop beating. Hard working hands now rest. Peacefully at home, following a courageous battle with cancer, on Monday February 1, 2016, in her 61st year. Beloved wife of 34 years to Kemmal. Loving mother of Ryan (Katrina) and Christopher. Cherished Nana of Aidian and Owen. Fondly remembered by her brothers, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, as well as many nieces, nephews, and friends. A heartfelt thank you is extended to all staff of CBI Home Health for their devoted care and kindness; particular gratitude to Cathy. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Kingston Humane Society would be appreciated by the family.

Richard Butler

Engineering Technician – Mechanical – C - 1982

Originally of Cornwall, Ont. Passed away on March 8, 2016, in Fort Pierce, Florida at the age of 70 years. He is survived by his daughter Catherine Marie Butler of Rochester, N.Y., his sister Helene (Mrs. Rheal Amyotte) of Cornwall Ont., his sister Paulette (Mrs. Ronald Pearce) Gatineau, Que., his sister Aline (Mrs. Lionel Valade) of Escondido Calif. And many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Gilbert & Beatrice Butler of Cornwall Ont., his sister Cecilia (Mrs. Flo Legult) of Cornwall Ont., his sister Rita (Mrs. Archie Lalonde) of Rochester, N.Y., his sister Irene (Mrs. Ray Green) of Massena, N.Y., his sister Evelyn (Mrs Robert Brown) of Edmonton Alberta.

Mary Hart

Life Skills Coach – B - 1989

Life Story for Mary Hart. Mary (Mimi) Passed away peacefully at St. Lawrence Lodge on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. Beloved mother of Liz Hart and her husband Saulius Fidleris and their children Stasys and Vytas Fidleris, Michael Hart (Carole-Anne Perrin) and their children McKenzie Hart-Perrin and Ryan Hart (Aislinn Johnston) and their children Maisie and Cain, and Hugh Hart and his wife Linda and their daughter Katie. Sister of John Broome (Mickey), Sheila Broome, Pamela Dewar (Garry) and Susan Mills (David). Predeceased by her parents John Gill Broome (former Mayor of Brockville) and Valerie (nee Jones) Broome. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Leeds and Grenville Interval House or the Charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged.

Marilyn Yvonne Kilpatrick

Home Support - Level II – B - 1989

Passed away unexpectedly at the Brockville General Hospital on Monday, February 15th, 2016, at the age of 74 years. Cherished mother of Margaret "Maggie" Grant Dave, George Kilpatrick and Chris Kilpatrick (Nadia). Dear grandmother of Dustin, Geordan, Katlin, Wyatt, Alexandra, Abby, Emma, Ava and Aidan. Loving sister of Berniece Ladanyi, Doris Graham (Donna Carpenter), Bonnie Shaw (Jim) and Beatrice Chenier. Predeceased by her parents Raymond and Margaret (Osborne) Graham and her sisters June Pearce and Shirley Place (Bill survives). Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Donations to the Diabetes Association or the charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged.

Louis Mitchell

Small Business Management – Native – C - 1990

MITCHELL, Louis "Tentoes" - Suddenly at home on Tuesday, January 19, 2016. Louis "Terawate" Mitchell of Cornwall; age 63 years. Will be lovingly remembered by his children Vincent (Melissa), Louis (Vanessa), Harley, Danny, Kelsey and their mother Deborah David. Cherished grandfather of Rylan, Dreyden, Oakley, Max and Gracelynn. As expressions of sympathy, Memorial Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

Flora Mundacruz

Health Care Aide – B - 1994

Passed away with her family by her side, at the Kingston General Hospital on Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 in her 65th year. Loving partner of 23 years to John Low. Cherished mother of Michaelangelo (Ally), Mildred (Mike) and Marlon (Lindsey). Proud Lola of Gianna, Giselle, Gabriella, Logan, Marcus, Coby and Vincent. Dear Ate of Amorsolo (Ditas) and Tita of Tuti. As expressions of sympathy, donations to UHKF - St. Mary's of the Lake would be appreciated by the family.

Scott Cousins Walker

Visual and Creative Arts - Fine Arts – K - 1984

(August 6, 1945 - June 21, 2016) Talented artist, lover of music, a good conversation and a glass of wine. Proud father of Aimee, Quinn (Min-Ji) and Reece. Beloved grandpa to Avaea, Kalum, Kaida and baby Marvin. Predeceased by parents Wilson and Frances (nee Cousins) Walker. Scott will be dearly missed by brothers Robert (Kimberly) and Jeffrey as well as his entire extended family. Thanks to Lynell for all of her support over the past 6 months. Freed from cancer's brutal pain, cremation has taken place. Be at peace Scott.

John Deboer

Ontario Management Development Program – C - 1996

DEBOER, John - Peacefully at home with his family by his side on Friday, February 12, 2016 age 71 years. John DeBoer of Ingleside. Beloved husband of Sharyn Deboer nee Bolton. Loved father of Katrina Villeneuve (Marc) of Cornwall and the late Trevor Schenk-DeBoer. Dear drother of Bonnie Bailey (Jim) of Sarnia, Kay Vendermere (Jim) of Long Sault, Mike DeBoer (Doris) and Susie DeBoer all of Cornwall. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Keira, Keegan and Grace. Predeceased by his parents Auke and Greta DeBoer and one sister Anna Bosch (late Harry). To honour John's wishes, cremation has taken place. [A SERVICE IN CELEBRATION OF JOHN DEBOER'S LIFE WILL BE HELD IN THE CHAPEL OF THE FUNERAL HOME ON SATURDAY FEBRUARY 20, 2016 AT 2:00PM.]. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations the S.P.C.A. or Cornwall Hospice would be appreciated by the family.

Gordon MacDonald

Fine Arts – B - 1996

Entered into rest at the Brockville General Hospital Charles St. Site on Saturday, February 13th, 2016. Gordon MacDonald of Mallorytown aged 90 years. Beloved husband for 63 years of Shirley (Boyce) MacDonald. Dear father of Kirsten MacDonald who predeceased Gordon in 1988. Predeceased by sister Donny Muir and brother Kenneth MacDonald. Also survived by sister in law Gail Pedersen and nieces Linda and Cathy and nephew Robert. In memory of Gordon donations to the St. Lawrence College Foundation for the Fine Arts Program would be gratefully appreciated by the family.

Karen Lynn McKeeman

Ontario Management Development Program – B - 1997

Passed away peacefully at the Brockville General Hospital, Garden Street Site on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at the age of 57 years. Beloved wife of Dan Umpherson and cherished mother of Katharine, Timothy and Emily Umpherson. Fondly remembered by her brother David McKeeman; her mother-in-law Eleanor Umpherson; several nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law and many friends. She was predeceased by her parents Betty (Turner) and Donald McKeeman and by her brother Don.

Michelle Marie Valiquette

Business Administration – Accounting – K - 1997

Peacefully at the St. Mary's of the Lake Hospital at 5:30am, on Saturday, February 13, 2016, at the age of 46. Michelle, beloved daughter of Lorraine and the late Harve Valiquette. Loving Mom of Christeen Valiquette (Jared Dufour). Cherished Sister of Denise Valiquette (Denis Couturier) and the late Andre and the late Marcel Valiquette. Dear Aunt of Louise Lagace (Olivier Lacroix), and Suzanne and Caroline Lagace and Great aunt of Antoine Lacroix. For those who wish donations in Michelle's memory may be made to the U.H.K.F. (Cancer Centre of SE Ontario).

Frances Ann Walsh

Registered Practical Nurse - Psychiatric Nursing – B -

June 29, 1955 - January 30, 2016. Peacefully, surrounded by loved ones at Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare. Fran passed away just 4 months after being diagnosed with scleroderma. She is preceded in death by her loving mother Effie Walsh (March, 2012). Survived by her cousins in Canada and the United States as well as her chosen family Jo-Lene and her husband Craig Campbell and their boys but known to everyone as "HER BOYS" Mitchell, Zachary and CJ. Fran was a double retired nurse (RPN and RN) after 38 years. Fran had the biggest heart and her positivity was contagious. Fran loved her music and her voice would bring many to tears at many occasions, including talent contests. If desired, memorial donations made to the Scleroderma Society of Ontario would be appreciated by the family.

Jean-Marc Poulin

Electronics Engineering Technician – C - 1999

It is with great sadness that the family of Jean Marc Poulin announce his passing at the age of 37 years old after a difficult battle with cancer. Jean Marc leaves to mourn, his wife Maureen Amistoso, his son Daniel and unborn son Jacob. He also leaves his parents, Andre and Jackie Poulin of Cornwall, his beloved sister Michelle of Edmonton, his grandfather Rene Poulin along with a wide span of aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends. Jean Marc was always a "glass half full" type of person, positive and generous in his time and resources. He supported many charities in developing countries having travelled there to do actual work and rebuilds after natural disasters. Throughout his illness, a large number of people across the world reached out to him to offer support and encouragement. His friends will remember him as a kind soul, always ready to help or have a night of board games or online gaming. Several of these friends were with him until his end. Jean Marc worked in lighting technical support for Philips and in the course of his work, travelled extensively throughout Canada and the US. He made some great friendships through the years. Donations to the Cancer Society or the St. Vincent de Paul Society in his name would be appreciated by the family.

Brent James Griffiths

Police Foundations – K - 2001

Brent James Griffiths - Detective - Kingston City Police. Peacefully at home, surrounded by his family on Thursday, February 25, 2016 in his 37th year. Beloved husband and best friend of Alison Griffiths (née Stymest). Dearly loved father of his twins, Jack and Lily. Sadly missed by his parents Ron and Dawn Griffiths, brothers Mitch and David, and grandmothers Norma Griffiths and Cindy Creaser. Fondly remembered son-in-law of Harvey and Gloria Stymest, brother-in-law Jeff Stymest (Jamie) and their children Alix and Sam. A heartfelt thanks to Dr. Harle, Dr. Booth and Nurse Kim MacEachern for the compassionate care shown to Brent and our family. Throughout Brent's illness, the outpouring support of family, friends, colleagues and the community has been greatly appreciated. Our family has been truly blessed. In keeping with Brent's wishes, an education trust has been set up for Jack and Lily. Contributions may be made at the service or by contacting Cam Gough at

Karen Anne Tuttle

Office Administration – Medical – K - 2007

Passed away peacefully at Kingston General Hospital on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 with her family by her side. Karen Anne beloved mother of Amy (Rob) and Evan, dear daughter of Joan and Carl (Linda), loving sister of Barbara (Darren) and Colin (Robyn). She will be sadly missed by her extended family and numerous nieces and nephews. In keeping with Karen's wishes cremation has taken place. Memorial donations to UHKF of Southeastern Ontario Cancer Centre - Ovarian Cancer Unit, 55 Rideau Street Suit 4, Kingston, Ontario, K7K 2Z8 or Kingscourt Free Methodist Church would be appreciated by the family.

James Robert Dunlop

Veterinary Assistant – K - 2015

Suddenly on October 19, 2016 at his residence in Kingston at the age of 29. Loving son to Gaye and Marty Dunlop. Dear brother to Lauren (Brendan Mcstravick). Cherished grandson to Marie Martin (predeceased Robert) & William and Jackie Dunlop. Survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins. James loved all animals, motorcycle riding, reading and gaming. For those who wish, donations may be made to the Sandy Pines Wildlife Centre in memory of James would be appreciated by the family.

Brady Faroldi

Honors Bachelor of Behavioural Psychology – K - 2016

29-December-1992 - 27-June-2016. Unexpectedly at home, while doing what he loved. Cherished son of Roberta (Brian) and Mauro. Beloved brother of Brianna (Alex), and adored by the love of his life, Danielle. Much loved grandson of Nonna Ida, and predeceased by grandparents Inez and Robert Lees and Enrico Faroldi. Brady will be deeply missed by his aunts and uncles, cousins, step-sisters, and numerous friends, especially his “little bro” Daniel. Brady truly had a love for life, and jumped in with both feet to everything he did. He positively impacted every person that he met, a trait that served him well as he pursued his dream of becoming a teacher. In the words of Brady’s idol, Mr. Feeny from Boy Meets World, "Believe in yourselves. Dream. Try. Do Good." In lieu of flowers, donations to The Food Sharing Project or the Boys and Girls Club of Kingston would be appreciated.

Dylan Neil James McCullough

Bachelor of Business Administration – K - 2016

(1992 - 2016) - It is with heavy hearts that we must announce that Dylan was taken suddenly from us far too soon on Friday, July 22, 2016 at the age of 24. Beloved son of Darrell and Linda McCullough. Stepson of the late Don Blair. Dear grandson of Marilyn Albertson and the late Jim Albertson, Shirley McCullough and the late Neil McCullough. He will be sadly missed by his aunts and uncles, Laurie Walsh (Dave), Donna White, Derrick McCullough (Jo-Ann), Darren McCullough (Sherri); cousins Kaitlin and Ryan Walsh, Brandy White, Brooke and DJ McCullough, Taylor and Megan McCullough. He will be missed by his K9 friends Buddy and Harley. Forever Best Friend (Brother) of Jared Haird, Artel and Trackis Costa and Jamie Katsabanis (Khaki). As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.

Passings are gathered from area newspapers and submissions from family and friends.