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Robert Wade West 1925-2021

By Frank Johnston-Main  Knowlton lost a remarkable teacher and citizen on December 12, with the passing of Robert (Bob) West.  Bob was born in Calcutta and...

Peter Wisdom

Peter Wisdom, who died on December 3 at the age of 69, was a talented cabinet maker who lived and worked in this area...

Geraldine Burgess McGovern

Geraldine Burgess McGovern, always known to her friends and family as Jeri, was well known in the community, in particular for her popular dog...

George Barnes

By Alison Marks George Barnes, aged 80, passed away on January 12, 2022 at the BMP hospital.  Born in 1941 on the Tibbits Hill family farm,...

Artist Liz Davidson (1949-2021) honoured at Sutton Galleries

Lizette Gilday  We lost a beloved member of our artistic community with the passing of Liz Davidson from lung cancer last January. Liz grew up...

Vesta Jorgensen

Born in Verdun in 1938, Vesta’s heart was always in the Glen in West Bolton where her mother, Vera Mizener, was born on the...

Lorina Lafleur-Gadoury

Lorina Lafleur Gadoury, who has died at the age of 94, was a long time resident of Knowlton and the first woman sexton of...

Dorothy (Dodi) Hornig

Lime green was Dodi Hornig’s favourite colour. Dodi, who has died at the age of 74, even drove a lime green car that always...

Alan J. Ross – 1942-2021

Born and raised in Ottawa, Alan studied philosophy at the PhD level at Western University before attending Cambridge University in England. Back in Canada...

Thomas Robin MacLeod (Tam) Davis

Tam Davis, who has died too young at the age of 73, was until a few months ago the president of Tempo. He was...