RIP: McGilvray, Baird

McGILVRAY, Bernard

At the Queensway Carleton Hospital on Wednesday May 3, 2017. Bernard McGilvray of Deep River at the age of 90 years. Beloved husband of the late Jean McGilvray. Loving father of Ian McGilvray (Donna Grey) of Ottawa and Linda McGilvray (Brian Coffey) of New York. Cherished grandmother of Scott (Brigid) and Caryn McGilvray and Tyler Grey. A Memorial Service for Bernard and Jean will be held in Deep River at a later date to be announced. In memoriam donations to the W.B Lewis Public Library, Deep River or Oxfam International would be appreciated.  Arrangements in the care of the Alan R. Barker Funeral Home, Carleton Place (613)257-3113.


BAIRD, Lois Irene

June 17, 1927 – May 4, 2017

On Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 3:30pm in Lindsay, Ontario, Lois Irene Baird (nee Pollock) left this life. She was a loving daughter of John Andrew Pollock and Irene Pollock (nee White) (deceased), sister of Betty Waldie (nee Pollock), wife of James Baird (deceased)Baird photo and mother of Calla Baird (deceased) and Carolyn Lois Baird. She grew up in Lampton County and never lost her love of the land, was an excellent gardener, passing on her knowledge and expertise to her daughter Carolyn. Most of her adult life was spent in Deep River, Ontario where she worked as a chemist at the Atomic Energy Facility in the Chalk River Nuclear Plant, Laboratories and Research Facility. She has lived for many years in Lindsay, Ontario. An intelligent woman educated in the sciences, she appreciated intelligence, hard work, good food and a sense of humour. She loved to travel and had been almost everywhere in the world. She was determined, hard working and a true participant both in her family and her community. She will be missed for her laughter, sage-advice, high standards (which made all of us want to go that extra mile), can do attitude and most of all for her love. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the STODDART FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 24 Mill Street, Lindsay K9V 2L1 (705-324-3205)