Lorne William Link
Lorne William Link of Toyes Hill died suddenly at home on Feb. 26, 2003. He was 51.
He was son of the late Fred Link and Pearl (nee Myers), born on March 14, 1951 in Winchester. He worked on the family farm at Toyes Hill his entire life. After he sold the cattle in 1990, he began working with race horses. At the time of his death he owned five horses and was boarding another three at the farm.
Mr. Link is survived by loving companion Karen Wells; and siblings Kathy Link of Toyes Hill, Marge (Larry) Summerfield of Dixon’s Corners, and Betty (Brian) Montpellier of Vancouver.
He will be fondly remembered by Robert (Crystal) Wells; Jeffrey Wells; niece Julie (Brad) Sloan; nephews Dan (Pam) DeVries, Mark DeVries, Ben Montpellier, Thomas Montpellier, and Josh Montpellier; great-nephew Spencer Sloan; and great-nieces Paige Sloan and Hope DeVries. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins.
The lifetime resident of Toyes Hill was a member of the Toyes Hill broomball team and baseball team. He enjoyed both playing sports and watching sports on TV. He was an avid Toronto Maple Leafs fan. He was an animal lover and his dog Reba was his constant companion.
Friends called at Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home in Williamsburg on March 2 and 3. The funeral was held at the funeral home on March 3, officiated by Rev. Bob Williams. Spring interment of cremated remains will be at Maple Ridge Cemetery.
Honorary pallbearers were Dan DeVries, Mark DeVries, Robert Wells, Jeffrey Wells, Garry Simzer and Norm Tinkler.
Donations to the Winchester District Memorial Hospital or the Winchester Springs United Church would be appreciated by the family.