In Memory of Carol June McLean

Our deepest condolences to the McLean family in their time of mourning.

CAROL JUNE McLEAN (née McClure) June 25, 1924 – September 12, 2021

June McLean passed away at home at the age of 97. Predeceased by her husband, William Flavelle McLean and by her siblings, Edward, John, Alison and Christine. She is survived by her three children, Paul (Martha), Carol Gray and Mark (Judy) and grandchildren, James, Sarah, Will (Dani), Jack (Victoria), Chelsea (Cory) and great-grandchildren, Juliet and Allison. Devoted wife, loving mother and grandmother; kind and thoughtful friend. Prodigious correspondent to her many friends and family celebrating special occasions in their lives. June and Bill spent many happy summers at their cottage on Sturgeon Lake and on Georgian Bay on their boat. Enthusiastic supporter and volunteer at the Art Gallery of Ontario and later a member of Exploring Toronto. Lifelong member of the congregation of Rosedale United Church. She had high standards of etiquette from the dining room table to the tennis court. She always knew the right response to any social situation. A lively sense of humour; given to pranks. The consummate hostess with a talent for making people feel comfortable and welcome. Thank you to all of our mother’s devoted and loving caregivers from Living Assistance and to the palliative team from the Temmy Latner Centre. Donations in her memory may be made to The Arthritis Society or to the Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care. There will be a private funeral service.

In Memory of Rick Davis

On Saturday, April 24, 2021 we suddenly and unexpectedly lost a much loved member of our community, Rick Davis. Our condolences to his family.

This world lost a truly wonderful Husband, Dad, Grandfather, Brother, Uncle and Friend.  Sadly, my Dad succumbed to a heart attack at Markham Stouffville Hospital on the evening of Saturday April 24th 2021.  It was sudden and it was fast and it came as a shock to everyone.  He had been admitted to the hospital on April 19th and was diagnosed with cancer.  My Mom and Dad faced his diagnosis and treatment plan with positivity and optimism.  He had a surgery on Thursday and his treatment plan was underway, things were looking up.  My Mom was able to spend a few hours with him at the hospital the day after his surgery however hospital restrictions did not allow us to see him after that.  This is an incredibly hard time in everyone’s lives with so many restrictions imposed upon us. 

My Dad was 75 years old .  Music was his passion.  Golf was his passion.  Family was his passion.  He collected friends just like he collected guitars and golf clubs.  He was affectionately  know to his work colleges as “the Legend”

Beloved husband to Pauline (nee Grover).  Predeceased by his son Warren (Christine Ryan and Anthony Wood).  Loving father to Lisa (Michael Tremblay).  Wonderful Grandfather to James, Kyla and Ryah. Amazing brother to Cary (Betty), Marilyn, Carolyn (Les) and Sheri (Barry).  Amazing brother-in-law to Brian (Carol), Bernie (Giselle) and Gail (Jim).  Favourite Uncle to many nieces and nephews.  Loved by extended family members Oliver, Laura and Thomas.  Band mate, Golf partner and Friend to many, many people. 

There will be no service at this time.  A celebration of life will be planned when it is safe to gather.  

Foundations near to our hearts if you wish to make donation are listed on the left side tab: Brain Tumour Foundation of CanadaCanadian Cancer Society, and Heart & Stroke Foundation. Other ways to donate:

– Sturgeon Point Golf Club
– Sturgeon Lake Sailing Club

In Memory of Elizabeth (Hopkins) Roberts

Passed away peacefully at the Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, Ontario. Elizabeth, in her 93rd year, was the beloved wife of the late Trevor (2010). Proud and loving mother of Richard (Jane), Barbara (David Balderston), and David (Cecily Ugray). Cherished grandmother of Andrea, Evan (Amanda), Nick (Kate); Emily (Elie), George (Brynna); Lisa (Jess), Adam, Emily (Adam); and great-grandmother of Sophie, Nolan, Esme, and Quinn. She will be fondly remembered and dearly missed by her nieces, nephews, extended family, and many friends. A private funeral was held at the Mackey Funeral Home, with a private interment at Riverside Cemetery, Lindsay. A Celebration of Life will be held in the summer for her family and friends. If desired, memorial donations to the Sturgeon Point Union Church or a charity of your choice. Donations may be made via cheque through the Mackey Funeral Home, 33 Peel Street, Lindsay (705-328-2721).

Off-Road Vehicles in CoKL

There has been a lot of talk, and some community concerns voiced, around the changes made to provincial legislation regarding Off-Road Vehicle (ORV) use on highways and municipal roads in the City of Kawartha Lakes.  As a result, a task force has been formed and “the goal is to provide Council with recommendations based on research and public consultation that will help expand and enhance ORV use activity across the municipality.”

For more information, please check out the following links:
Kawartha Lakes to develop off road vehicle Task Force
Off Road Vehicle Task Force

At least one member of the Sturgeon Point community has already sent an email to Councillor Doug Elmslie and the Hon. Laurie Scott (Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock), Minister of Infrastructure, voicing concern about these vehicles being allowed to be driven on the small roads in our community.

While SPA is not expressing an official opinion, we encourage all members to become informed and to voice their own opinions.  You can contact Councillor Elmslie, Minister Scott and the Chair of the ORV Task Force, at the following coordinates:

Councillor P. Dunn
Chair, ORV Task Force
Kawartha Lakes Council
[email protected]

Hon. Laurie Scott
Minister of Infrastructure
14 Lindsay St. N
Lindsay, ON  K9V 1T4
[email protected]
705-324-6654 or Toll Free 1-800-424-2490

Councillor Doug Elmslie
City of Kawartha Lakes, Ward 3
705-324-9411 extension 3803
[email protected]