Donald M. Garlough
Donald M. Garlough of RR 2 Winchester died at Winchester District Memorial Hospital on March 4, 2004 following a one-week illness. He was 81.
He was born in Williamsburg Township on Oct. 27, 1922 to the late Mert Garlough and Myrtle (nee Watson). He was a lifetime resident of the area.
He was predeceased by wife Nellie (nee James), whom he married on August 26, 1946 in the Prescott Lutheran Church manse. He was primarily a farmer, but in his earlier years he had worked at Pinkus Tire and Ross Beckstead’s farm equipment dealership.
He is survived by children Donna (Leonard) Stewart of RR 2 Winchester, Linda (Garry) Stewart of RR 2 Chesterville, Donald (Cindy) of Cardinal, Chuck (Kathy) of Frankford, and Archie (Jeannette) of Berwick.
Also surviving are siblings Beatrice Head of Calgary, Grace Stewart of RR 1 Iroquois, Shelia Scarbo of Iroquois, Ginger (Ray) Angel of Tara, Lonnie (Blanche) of Glen Becker, Rodney of Oshawa, and Mahlon of RR 1 Winchester.
He was predeceased by sisters Clara Tousaw, Marie Ostrander, Emma Hollister, Patsy Garlough and Flossie Garlough; and brothers Dalton, Raymond, Lee, Gerald and Jay.
He was beloved Popoe to 15 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and many other family and friends.
Friends called at the Marsden and Mclaughlin Funeral Home in Williamsburg on March 5. The funeral took place at the funeral home on March 6 with Rev. Mark Ehlebracht officiating. Interment was at Maple Ridge Cemetery in Chesterville.
Pallbearers were David Stewart, Richard Steward, Bill Garlough, James Garlough, Kent Garlough and Chad Garlough. Donations to the Winchester District Memorial Hospital or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.