Remembering friends who we lost


Kim Lowry
Kim Lowry of Listowel, passed away at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Monday, August 16, 2021, in her 52nd year. Beloved daughter of the late Allen & Wilma (Machan) Lowry. Dear sister of Kirk & Mari-Lou Lowry of Listowel. Kim was a beloved member of the community, known for her joke telling and positive attitude toward life. She was well known for her beautiful singing voice and spent many years entertaining at the Hospital and area Retirement and Nursing Homes. She was a long-time member of the Calvary United Church Choir. Kim loved life and was always up for new adventures, from horseback riding to swimming and bowling. Kim was a HUGE fan of the Toronto Blue Jays. Despite Kim’s challenges she lived life to the fullest. She always had a smile on her face and a song in her heart.
Kendal Ambedian
Kendal Ambedian, of Listowel, formerly of Atwood, passed away at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Tuesday April 13, 2021 at the age of 59. Kendal will be remembered as a very sociable person who enjoyed the company of others. She loved to sing, act in plays and animals. Kendal was so appreciative of her caregiver team especially Kathy-Jo. Beloved daughter of Goldie (Robert) Kamrath and the late Edward Ambedian. Loving sister of Lynn Ambedian, Marty (Jean) Ambedian, Leslie Ambedian (Peter Kotanen). Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews Desmond, Ricki, Krys, Simon and her great-niece Sienna.
Robert Mennie
Robert Mennie of Listowel, passed away peacefully at Caressant Care Nursing Home on Friday August 20, 2021 in his 72nd year. Loved son of the late Clarence and Nora (Widmeyer) Mennie. Loving brother of Wanda Mennie of Listowel. Best friend of Sheila Morgan. Fondly remembered his Community Living Care Givers, as well as many friends. Predeceased by one brother Lenard (1989) his Godparents Uncle Clayton and Aunt Dorothy Mennie as well as his Grandparents Cecil and Rosa Mennie and Oscar and Christine Widmeyer.
Richard Malcom Barker
Richard Barker Rick Barker (Richard) of Listowel and formerly of Toronto passed away January 22, 2021. Loving husband of Stacey Bross. Rick became involved with Community Living North Perth in 1981, Rick was one of the first people who moved to the Listowel Group Home on 710 Wallace Avenue, North and Blake Street, East. When the home moved to 660 Wallace, South in 1986 so did Rick. Rick then had several more moves in his life before he became ill and moved to Cressant Care Nursing Home. Rick continued to receive support by staff that enjoyed taking him out for a drive coffee and bagel or a hamburger with cheese. Rick’s favorite saying was blondes have more fun. Rick is greatly missed.
Joanne Lesley Beacom
Joanne Beacom Joanne Beacom of Stratford and formerly of Listowel passed away in the year July 1, 2021 at Spruce Lodge. Joanne came involved with Community Living North Perth in the year 2002. Then moved into an apartment before she moved to Spruce lodge due to health concerns in 2019. Joanne liked to keep staff on their toes doing her favorite workout to Richard Simmons and driving her to MacDonalds on Wednesdays and KFC on Sundays. Joanne is greatly missed by everyone.
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