Jocelyn* Anne (Lynn) Wickenden
OBITUARY LYNN WATSON (nee WICKENDEN) It is with love and sadness thatwe announce the death of Lynn - Jocelyn to her brother and sisters -on June 1, 2011. Born on May 25, 1928, Lynn was predeceased by herbeloved son Dougie, and her sister Jean. She leaves her husband of 57years, Jim, her cherished children, Ken (Pat), and Mary, her brotherJohn (Bonnie), sisters Martha (Jim), Harriet (Roy), Alice, and manynieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. Mum lived for her family,but she was also an unparalleled friend. With her irrepressible senseof fun, her love of laughter and music, her generosity and warmth, shemade a difference to so many lives. We will all miss her. A memorialservice will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2011 at 2 p.m. at St. Johnthe Baptist Anglican Church, 233 Ste-Claire Avenue, Pointe Claire,followed by a reception at the church. In lieu of flowers, pleaseconsider a donation to the Lakeshore General Hospital Foundation (http://www.lakeshorefoundation.ca/ ) or a charity of your choice.[Montreal Gazette and Ottawa Citizen, June 3 and 4, 2011]
Lynn was born on May 25, 1928 to Jean (John) François Wickenden andCatherine (Annie) Eliza French and named Jocelyn Anne. She was the2nd child in a family that eventually included 5 daughters (Jean,Jocelyn, Martha, Harriet and Alice) and one son (John). She grew upin Three Rivers in a house that she remembered and loved for the restof her life.
After attending Stanstead College in the Eastern Townships, Lynn beganteaching in Lachute, where she met a dashing young ex-RCAF pilot,James K. Watson. Married on September 19, 1953, they made their homein Hawkesbury, Ontario, and had three children: Ken (1954), Dougie(1956) and Mary (1961). Tragically, Dougie drowned in 1959.
In 1965, Jim was transferred to Montreal and the Watson family movedto Pointe Claire where Lynn made many lifelong friends. As music hadalways been a love in her life, she joined Sweet Adelines and sangbass with them for many years. Lynn also became a parishoner at St.John the Baptist Anglican Church and became very involved in manyparish activities.
Early in 1959, Lynn and Jim bought a piece of property on Lac desSucreries in the Laurentians. Going up to “Camp” became a family love.Summer and winter, many weekends and holidays were spent there overthe ensuing decades, both as a family, and with many friends. For along time, Mum did all the cooking on a woodstove – and turned outmany fantastic meals that family and many friends remember fondly.They were very happy years.
By the early ‘80s, Ken and Mary had both left home, and life began tosettle into a slightly altered pattern. Ken married Pat, and moved tothe Yukon, and Mary moved to Edmonton, and then to Jasper. Mum begantaking trips to see them – sometimes with Dad – sometimes on her own.When Ken and Pat moved first to Timmins and then to Elgin, Ontario,Mum didn’t have quite so far to go to see them, but then Mary moved toVictoria, and Mum started to spend a couple of winter months there.When Mary’s job took her to Ucluelet, on Vancouver Island’s westcoast, Mum enjoyed a visit there too. She was never happier than withher children.
Latterly, as Mum’s health began to decline, she was unable to travelas she had. Ken made monthly trips from Elgin to see both parents, andMary came home for extended trips at Christmas and in the summer.These visits were always a joy for Mum. Last fall, Mum moved into anassisted care home in Pointe Claire where she remained connected tofamily and her lifelong friends, but also found friends in her newcommunity. It was a whole new lease of life for her, and her lastmonths were very happy. On April 14th, taking ill, she went into theLakeshore General Hospital. She rallied briefly, and we were able toenjoy further visits with her, and more laughs and stories. The windowwas brief however, and after a further decline, she died peacefully inthe early hours of June 1st, 2011.
Martin Victor (Marty) Akeson
AKESON, Martin (Marty) W.O. II Retired (in his 86th year) Passed awaypeacefully surrounded by his loving family at Stevenson MemorialHospital, Alliston, Ontario on Sunday, March 14, 2004. Beloved husbandof Geraldine Watson of Alliston. Dear father of Diane Tindale of B.C.,Robert Akeson of Georgetown, Richard Akeson of B.C., Jacolyn Akeson ofBarrie and Leonard Akeson of Cookstown. Loved grandpa of Kimberly,Jeffery, Darren, Ian, Aaron, Jason, Jarett, Jordan, Lee, Michael andKathryn. Dear brother of Edward and Rosemarie Akeson of Calgary, andpredeceased by Lester Akeson, Edna Miskell, Norman Akeson and PeterAkeson. Dear brother-in-law of Helen Akeson, Madeleine Akeson, Jim andLynn Watson and Webb and Anne Watson. Marty will be lovinglyremembered by his many nieces, nephews, extended family and manyfriends. Resting at the W. John Thomas Funeral Home, 244 VictoriaStreet East, Alliston from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday. FuneralService will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, March 18, 2004 at11:00 a.m. Interment Alliston Union Cemetery. If so desired, memorialdonations to Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation Alliston or theCharity of your choice would be appreciated. An Alliston Legion Branch#171. Service will be held in the Funeral Home Wednesday evening at7:30 p.m. [The Ottawa Citizen]
78. Audrey Mabel Dickerson
MOASE, Audrey Mabel (Volunteer - Trillium Manor): Suddenly at theOrillia
Soldiers' Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, December 22, 2004; in her84th Year.
Audrey Moase (nee: Dickerson), of Orillia, beloved wife of GeorgeMoase and the
late Robert Simpson. Loving mother of:- David & wife Cheryl of Barrie,Ron &
wife Simone of Etobicoke, Barry & wife Mary of Mississauga, Judy &husband
Murray Maw of Bracebridge and step-mother of Susan Moase of Barrie andGail &
husband Bill Park of Sterling. Grandmother of 9 grandchildren and 3
step-grandchildren. The late Mrs. Audrey Moase will rest at theMundell Funeral
Home, 79 West St., N., Orillia on Monday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 P.M. andon
Tuesday, December 28th at St. Paul's United Church, 62 Peter St., N.,Orillia
from 12 Noon until time of Funeral Service at 1 o'clock. Cremation tofollow
with interment at Glendale Memorial Gardens, Toronto. If desired,Memorial
Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario or TrilliumManor, Orillia
would be gratefully appreciated. Messages of condolence are welcome at
12/24/2004- ID5443431 - Orillia Packet and Times
110. Donald James Clarkson Stanfield
Died aged 2 years as a result of an accident (source: Anne Peters)