This week
Donald Clarke Snider

Donald Snider passed away at the Belleville General Hospital on Wed., July 10, 2019, in his 84th year.
He was the beloved husband of Edna Snider (nee Coons). Donald is survived by his sister, Vivian Ambrose (the late James) of Oshawa. He will be sadly missed by his nieces and nephews, and will be missed by his canine companion, Teddy. He was predeceased by his parents, Adeline and Walter Snider of Courtice, Ont.
Friends were invited to visit at the Burke Funeral Home (613-968-6968), 150 Church St. in Belleville, on Sun., July 14. A funeral service was held at Belleville Centennial Church on Mon., July 15 at 11 am. Interment was held on Tues., July 16 at Ebenezer Cemetery in Courtice.
Memorial donations to Belleville Centennial Church, the Canadian Cancer Society, or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
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Cathy Burns

Cathy Burns (nee Amirault) of South Mountain passed away suddenly at the Ottawa Civic Hospital surrounded by family and friends on Mon., July 15, 2019. She was 58.
She was the beloved wife of Alan Burns, and the loving Mom of Aaron Burns and Vanessa Dunlop. Cathy was the cherished daughter of Joan and the late Peter Amirault, and the dear sister of Juanita (the late Leo) Dunlop, and Peter (Jackie) Amirault. She will be fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, and the Burns family-Tracey Burns, Laurie Dulmage, Cameron Burns, and their families.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the South Mountain Agricultural Hall, 2967 Lough Rd. on Sun., July 28 from 1 to 4 pm.
By family request, donations in memory of Cathy may be made to the Winchester District Memorial Hospital – Dialysis Unit.
The arrangements are entrusted to Byers Funeral Home in South Mountain (613-989-3836).
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Gary Bilow

Gary Bilow passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with lymphoma with his wife and family by his side at the Ottawa General Hospital on Tues., July 9, 2019. He was 73.
He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Florence (nee McAuley); his stepsons, Tommy (Amber) and Steven Sullivan; his grandchildren, Rory, Dylan and Hayleigh; and his siblings, Barb (the late Bill), Joyce (David), Ronald (Dawn), Auldin (Carmen), Wayne, and Donald (Cindy). He was predeceased by his parents, Fred and Ethel (nee Hitsman), and his brother, Aaron.
Gary spent most of his career as a long-haul driver. He enjoyed five years of retirement at the Stanley Apartments in Metcalfe.
Special thanks to Dr. Merrett for his years of care and support, the staff on the 6th floor of the Ottawa General Hospital, his friends, Carson Hill, John Barber, James (Trigger) Domingue, and Bill Buckland for being on call when needed for hospital and doctors appointments.
Respecting his wishes, there will be no service. A private inurnment will be held at Springhill Cemetery in Metcalfe at a later date.
The arrangements are entrusted to Daley Family Funeral Home in Metcalfe (613-821-2120).

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