Doris Loreen Winter

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Doris Loreen Winter

June 18, 1929 - February 20, 2021

Peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg on Saturday, February 20th, 2021, Doris Winter (nee Davey) at 91 years of age. Beloved wife of John Winter. Dear mother of Anne Schaedlich (Godfrey Jenkins), Evelyn Kerkhoven (Cornelis), Linda Island (Michael), Barbara Marian (Glenn), and the late Lloyd Stanley Winter. Cherished grandmother of Paul Schaedlich (Chandra), the late Frank Schaedlich, the late Kevin Schaedlich, Carla Chisholm (Michael), Patrick Island (Julie), Adam Marian, Clayton Marian, and great grandmother of Klarissa, Kaiden, Landen, Braeden, Austin, Declan, Camden. Predeceased by her brother Ross Davey (the late Shirley). Cremation with a Celebration of Life at a later date. The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff of Victoria Retirement Living as well as the staff of the Northumberland Hills Hospital Palliative Care Unit. Those wishing may make a memorial donation to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Northumberland Hills Hospital or the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

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Michael Beech - February 26, 2021

Dear John and Anne, Evelyn, Linda and Barbara and your respective families, I am deeply saddened to hear of the passing of your beloved wife and mother. During these trying times we could not visit her during the last of her days. But perhaps she would have preferred it that way as we will just have to remember her for the lovely and vivacious woman she was. I will always remember her for cooking our midday dinners at your farm, helping us with the hay, taking me and Barbara to the Buttermilk Cafe, coming to visit her parents' old farm for one last time. And we will all remember her for the marvellous stories she wrote in her wonderful book of her life. What a lady! My sincere condolences. Please tell Mr. Winter how much I miss him and how much we will all miss Mrs. Winter.

Dianne and John Hawryszko - February 26, 2021

We were so very sorry to hear of Doris' passing. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Peter and Susan Johnson - February 26, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Canadian Cancer Society

Susan Johnson - February 26, 2021

Dear John and Family. Sorry for the delay we just found out about the passing of Doris. John and Doris were wonderful friends with my parents and farming was their common passion as well as being close neighbors. To Anne, Evelyn, Linda and Barbara thanks for being such good neighbors I along with my brothers Don and Rob always enjoyed being with your family and have many fond memories that will always be cherished. Doris was always full of energy and compassion and she will be greatly missed by all of us. Sincerely Sue Johnson and family

Gordon and Norma-Jean Beatty - February 25, 2021

John, Anne, Evelyn, Linda, Barbara, and extended family We were so saddened to hear of Doris' passing. We will remember her kindness, compassion , joy of life and, of course, her many outstandingly, fashionable hats. Take comfort in knowing how loved and respected she was to anyone who was fortunate enough to know her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Gordon and Norma

Christine Thompson - February 25, 2021

For John and family, we so enjoyed knowing you and Doris for many years since moving to Cobourg in 1986 and living beside you both on Springbrook Road. You always made us feel welcome in our new neighbourhood! Doris always looked so "smart" with hat and jewelry and her wonderful smile whenever we met in town in the years after we moved. You two were obviously a loving and welcoming couple. Always think of you with affection. Chris and Jim

Jean and George Fitchett - February 25, 2021

Dear John and family. Sending sincere condolences to you all on Doris’s passing. She was such a beautiful friend for many years, so proud of her family and so cheerful ! Cherish all the great memories she left you .

Cynthia Adams - February 24, 2021

So sorry for your loss! She was such a kind lady and a great neighbor. She always had a great story to tell. I'm sure she will be fondly remembered and missed.

Brian and Lillian Darling - February 24, 2021

We were sadden to hear of the passing of Doris Winter. We always have enjoyed conversations with her. Good memories, Brian and Lillian

Jim & Linda MacDonald - February 24, 2021

Linda-So sorry you've lost your Mom. May the Lord give you comfort and peace in your loss.

Bev. Silk - February 23, 2021

My condolences to Doris' family. I remember her fondly at our red hat lunches always so cheerful. On the occasions she came to St. Andrew's United Church, Grafton I always enjoyed seeing the lovely hats she wore.

George and Marylou Taylor - February 23, 2021

Our sincere condolences George & Marylou

Cheryl Denton - February 23, 2021

May your fond memories of Doris make you smile, laugh and remember what a full life she had. She was surrounded by loving family and friends. I so cherished the time I had to spend with her and will miss my visits, her stories, smile, laughter and the giggles we had. I hope you find strengthen knowing that people like myself are thinking of her wonderful husband, who she adored, as well as the rest of the family during your grief.

Wendy & Bill McAllister - February 23, 2021

Our sincere condolences on the passing of your Mother. She will be fondly remembered by many. We are thinking of you at this sad time.

Mrs Mavis Garnett - February 23, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Mavis Garnett - February 23, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Mavis Garnett - February 23, 2021

Sorry very sorry to learn of the passing of Doris Winter As a past member of the Grafton Red Hats I enjoyed her company in our little group. Doris's name was Minnie Purl and attached to her red hat was a price tag hanging down. Although I haven't seen her for a few years I will remember her and her wonderful hats. please accept my deepest sympathy to her family and friends. Mavis

Anita Nichol - February 23, 2021

John&Family Please accept our sincere condolences on Doris passing. She was one great lady and will be missed. Anita & Bill Nichol

Lisa Irving - February 23, 2021

To the Winter family, so sorry for your loss. Remembering Doris when she would attend Red Hat lunches. She told such lovely stories growing up in the area. A lovely lady!

Ken & Shelley Carter - February 23, 2021

You are all in our thoughts and prayers, we are so sorry for your loss. With much love Ken and Shelley

Linda Cable Marr - February 23, 2021

Dear Anne and Family; Your Mother was such a special person; we loved seeing her come into the café with her great fashion statements. Always sharing a lovely smile and positive attitude. Please accept my deepest sympathy for you, your siblings and families. Regards. Linda

Marlene Stothart - February 23, 2021

Dear Winter's family, My deepest condolences, I have a lot of fond memories of Doris from working at Sidbrook as well as our chats when she came into Petticoat Lane. May she RIP. Marlene

Ciara Ward & Chris Baker - February 23, 2021

So many great memories - Great Aunt Doris was so kind and funny, I loved running into her around town and seeing her at family gatherings. She had so many great stories; we will miss her.

Ron & Carol Johns - February 23, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Ron & Carol Johns - February 23, 2021

John, Anne, Evelyn, Linda & Barb. We are so sorry to hear of Doris' passing. She was always such a kind and welcoming lady. Ron has many fine memories of the family when at their farm on Grimshaw Rd. Remember all the good times. She will be missed by all who knew her.

Phelan Scanlon - February 23, 2021

To Barb: I am sorry to hear of your mother's passing. It is sad to see that great generation getting smaller and smaller in number. I hope they live on in us. Phelan+

Reg & Kim Ward - February 22, 2021

Many fond memories. Family gatherings at Grandma & Grandpa’s, so many family parties & helping bring in hay on the farm - complete with lunches like I’ve never seen. Aunt Doris always had a smile & always took time to talk to you. Not to mention her signature hats. A warm gentle sole. Rest In Peace Aunt Doris, until we see you again.

Roger and Cynthia Winter - February 22, 2021

Thoughts and prayers are with you all , Uncle John and the girls. Your cousin always .

Noreen Adams - February 22, 2021

Ev, l am sorry for your loss.My sincere condolences to you and your family. Neen

Sue & Wayne Geurts - February 22, 2021

I was so sorry and sad to learn of the passing of Mrs. Winter. I am remembering the time I would walk down Springbrook Rd, in Cobourg and often stop and chat with Doris. She would often smile when I reminded her that my grandmother's name was Doris. To her family: I am cherished by the current memories of being a couple of months younger than Evelyn. The bbqs we had at our house on Springbrook Rd certainly were fun as our entire bowling team and friends joined this annual event. God Bless all of you and please remember that tears dry away, memories never do.

Brendan & Amanda Coles - February 22, 2021

I always enjoyed when she’d stop to say hi and a quick chat when I was working at No Frills, and I’ll always remember the fun New Years Eve parties. Good bye for now Aunt Doris.

Joyce and Ted pollard - February 22, 2021

She was a gem and a beautiful understanding and unusual person. Love you

0Kelly Vorsteveld - February 22, 2021

Lots of love from Dwight and myself to the entire family. May I quote her book. "Resigned and knowing this, is part of being human and "it to will pass". I was filled with a feeling of acceptance and peace." Doris Winter

Esther Pollock-Linton - February 22, 2021

Sorry for your loss... Your Mom was a beautiful woman... Hard working Farmer's wife as I recall.. As a young girl, upon visiting Linda one Saturday afternoon... Your Mom introduced me to a delicious no-bake cookie called Fiddle-Faddles... they were delicious... But her smile and warm heart I remember best.

Brenda Everitt - February 22, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Your Mom was a sweet sincere lady and I always enjoyed any time I got to see her. Our condolences to your entire family.

Dianne Brock - February 22, 2021

So sorry to hear of the passing of Doris .Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Fred & Dianne Brock

Suzanne Provost - February 22, 2021

Dear Evelyn and family, We were so sorry to hear of your mother's passing!! Please know we are thinking of you at this difficult time!! With love, Sue & Ray Provost

Lori Bernstein - February 22, 2021

Doris was a delightful woman. I met her at the library book club years ago. Living near Victoria Seniors residence, it was great to see her out most days, always with a hat on, walking and greeting everyone she met. Special lady who no doubt will be missed by many.

Blaine & Lynda Darling - February 22, 2021

Sorry to hear about Doris, our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this most difficult time.

Gladys Morris (Carruthers) - February 22, 2021

Sorry to hear of the passing of Doris. Our families went to school together and shared many memories. Thoughts and prayers being sent.