Obituaries & Death Notices


Sharon Elaine Kelsey

Kelsey, Sharon Elaine (nee Rowe) passed away unexpectedly at Huntsville District Memorial Hospital in the early hours of November 19, 2017 in her 74th year.

Born in Toronto on January 20, 1944.

Loving wife of John Robert Kelsey.

Sadly missed by her sister Carolyn, sons Robert (Susan) and James (Laura), daughter

Susan, nieces, nephews, and 6 grandchildren Christine, Robyn, Connor, Jane,

Emily, and Kyla.  Sharon was predeceased by her parents Dennis and Leone Rowe.


Funeral mass will be held at Blessed Kateri Catholic Church, 2627 Highway 117, Baysville

on Monday, November 27, 2017 at 11 a.m. followed by a reception at The Baysville United Church Hall. 

Donations to the Heart and Stroke fund would be appreciated in lieu of flowers.

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Tammy Brockhaus
Posted: 12/2/2017 2:35:00 PM
Dear John, I was looking for the obituary for someone I worked with, and I came across Sharon's. I am so sad for your loss. I remember some of the good times we had together many years ago. My name back then was "Cull".
Take care, my prayers are with you,

Lourdes Banerjee
Posted: 11/29/2017 10:23:00 AM
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Bob.
Valery and ian
Posted: 11/27/2017 6:07:00 PM
John and family please accept our deepest sympathies in the loss of Sharon. She was a wonderful lady and our prayers are with you5
Laurie Alsemgeest-Columbus
Posted: 11/27/2017 10:01:00 AM
Jim and Family,

Saddened to hear about the passing of your Mom, thinking of you all during this very difficult time.

Kimberly Rose
Posted: 11/27/2017 9:02:00 AM
God bless you Sharon. May you Rest In Peace.
Lynda Tam
Posted: 11/23/2017 9:38:00 AM
Dear Bob,
So sorry for your loss. May all the loving memories keep you and your family close together.

Michael Brown
Posted: 11/23/2017 8:50:00 AM

On behalf of my wife Mary and I, we wish to pass on our condolences on the loss of your mother. Our thoughts are with you.

Mike Brown
Alex Templeman
Posted: 11/23/2017 8:01:00 AM
Bob and Sue,

Thinking of you and your family during this difficult time. Sending love and light your way, and hoping that the good memories of your Mom help you through the next few days.

Alex Templeman
Jo-Anne Ditrich
Posted: 11/22/2017 8:06:00 PM
Saw the notice of the unexpected passing of your sister Sharon in today's paper. Am thinking of you and sending you a hug.
Wally/Lorraine Kemp
Posted: 11/21/2017 10:46:00 AM
Bob, Sue and Family:

Please accept our sincerest condolences.

The entire Kemp Family
Erwin & Sherri de Beer
Posted: 11/20/2017 3:20:00 PM
Jim, Laura & Family,
We are so very sorry to hear of the sudden passing of your Mom.
Mom's are so precious and we are sending love and big hugs your way.
Always in our thoughts.
Love you guys!
Erwin & Sherri

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