Obituaries

Terrance Robinson
B: 1956-11-22
D: 2019-07-20
View Details
Robinson, Terrance
James Stewart Robertson
B: 1937-04-30
D: 2019-07-20
View Details
Robertson, James Stewart
Maria Heslinga
B: 1932-11-02
D: 2019-07-18
View Details
Heslinga, Maria
Bernice Walt
B: 1926-07-16
D: 2019-07-18
View Details
Walt, Bernice
Grant Longstaff
B: 1958-12-04
D: 2019-07-16
View Details
Longstaff, Grant
Jonathon Young
B: 2016-05-27
D: 2019-07-15
View Details
Young, Jonathon
Leslie Fitchett
B: 1929-01-25
D: 2019-07-12
View Details
Fitchett, Leslie
Jonathon Ogden
B: 1988-06-24
D: 2019-07-11
View Details
Ogden, Jonathon
Ralph Bangay
B: 1926-01-17
D: 2019-07-10
View Details
Bangay, Ralph
Sheila Bolton
B: 1958-11-29
D: 2019-07-09
View Details
Bolton, Sheila
Nicholas Atkins-Mohammed
B: 1999-09-22
D: 2019-07-09
View Details
Atkins-Mohammed, Nicholas
Floria Reston
B: 1917-08-28
D: 2019-07-08
View Details
Reston, Floria
Douglas Smith
B: 1937-10-03
D: 2019-07-08
View Details
Smith, Douglas
Olga Smid
B: 1955-08-07
D: 2019-07-07
View Details
Smid, Olga
Dorothy Manchip
B: 1941-07-03
D: 2019-07-07
View Details
Manchip, Dorothy
David Wessels
B: 1956-07-23
D: 2019-07-06
View Details
Wessels, David
Craig Watson
B: 1935-05-27
D: 2019-07-05
View Details
Watson, Craig
Garfield Gidley
B: 1952-02-03
D: 2019-07-03
View Details
Gidley, Garfield
William Henderson
B: 1933-03-16
D: 2019-07-02
View Details
Henderson, William
Donald Wood
B: 1960-04-17
D: 2019-07-02
View Details
Wood, Donald
Melvin 'Keith' Hodges
B: 1928-01-02
D: 2019-06-29
View Details
Hodges, Melvin 'Keith'

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
80 Highland Avenue
Belleville, ON K8P 3R4
Phone: (613) 968-5588
Fax: (613) 968-7104
80 Highland Avenue
Belleville, ON K8P 3R4
Phone: (613) 968-5588
Fax: (613) 968-7104

A-1 Limousine Service

Why is A-1 Limousine Services the best in Southeastern Ontario? Our dedication to passenger safety, attentive service, and fleet of luxury vehicles.

Quinte Cremation & Burial Services LTD.

Since 1998, Quinte Cremation & Burial Services Ltd has helped families find comfort following the loss of a loved one.

Order Flowers

Flowers are often a visual expression of love, sympathy, and respect. They are means of lending support and sharing the burden of grief.

Are You the Responsible Family Member?

We’ve seen it happen time and again. The person making the initial call to our funeral home turns out not to be the one with the legal responsibilities of making decisions related to the care of a loved one.

While they may feel that they should be the one to make these choices, the law doesn’t recognize them as such – and so their voice can become effectively silenced.

If the deceased has not expressed their wishes through a written document such as a Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care, or a Last Will and Testament, where the deceased has designated an agent to fulfill their wishes; then the chain of command, formally called the “order of precedence”, is commonly as follows:

  • Legal Spouse/Partner
  • Surviving Adult Child/Children
  • Surviving Parent
  • Surviving Adult Sibling
  • Ex-Spouse
  • Parent of Minor Child

The person designated as the responsible party, whoever they may be, needs to be present to make decisions, and sign documents. If you are unclear as to who is the responsible person in planning a funeral for your loved one, call us.
 

The Critical Importance of Designating a Representative

If your loved one has yet to specify who they wish to be in control of their funeral service planning, and they are clear-headed enough to do so, now is the perfect time to take care of that task.

This is especially important if they think their relatives will not respect their funeral plans, or if they are on bad terms with them; do not know where they are, or do not have any living relatives.  

And, you might mention that appointing a specific person to arrange their funeral who is not a family member, but is deeply trusted, is a good way to ensure that their final wishes are carried out.

They can designate their choice by completing an Advance Health Care Directive, or the easy-to-read 5 Wishes guide from Aging with Dignity. Should you have questions about doing so, call us, or speak with your family attorney.