Frances "Barb" Thackeray

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Frances "Barb" Thackeray

February 15, 1932 - March 15, 2021

Peacefully at Streamway Villa, Cobourg on Monday March 15th, 2021 in her 90th year where she resided for the past year. Her previous home was in Norwood where she resided for over 50 years and during that time, retired as the Deputy Clerk of the Village of Norwood. Beloved wife of the late Blair Thackeray (2011) and youngest daughter of the late Frank and Viola Halligan whose family home and farm was on Cavan Road. Loving mother of Jane Hurst (John) and Brad Thackeray. Loving grandmother of Elizabeth Hurst, John Hurst (Kristina), Victoria Hurst-Proulx, Emily Thackeray (Mike) and Hannah Thackeray (Casey) and great grandmother of John, Truman, Hayden, Blair and McKinley. Barb will be missed by her loving fur baby Katrina. Dear sister of Shirley Fallow (the late George) and sister-in-law Valetta McVety (late Jack). Lovingly remembered by the extended Thackeray family and many nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E., Cobourg on Friday March 19th, 2021 from 11 am. – 12 noon (Please RSVP at www.MacCoubrey.com ), followed by a memorial service at 12 noon. Interment in Plainville United Church Cemetery in the spring. If desired donations may be made to the Northumberland Humane Society.

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Evelyn Davidson - March 23, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Humane Society

Don & Jean Adams - March 20, 2021

So sorry to hear of Barbara's passing. Many good times at the Thackery reunions at Gores Landing.

Lorene Johnson - March 19, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Humane Society

Jean MacDonald - March 19, 2021

To Jane & family, I was so sorry to see that your mom had passed away, Jane. I'm thinking of you, your family, and Shirley at this sad time.

Barb Sherwin - March 18, 2021

Jane, Brad and families: My condolences on the passing of a loved mom, grandmother and great grandmother. She was always so proud to share stories of her family. I will remember Barb for her love of her cat, her delicious lunches when we had a UCW meeting at her place, her participation in church activities and her determination to "keep going" even though she had lots of set backs. May the many memories of days past and the love and support of family and friends be a comfort at this time.

Bill and Katie Goodwyn - March 18, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Humane Society

Frank & Margie Shearer and family - March 18, 2021

"Aunt Barbie" was a wonderful person, always happy and one of the best bun makers around. She'll be missed.

Bill and Pam Thompson -March 18, 2021 - March 18, 2021

Jane , John and family , We are so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing , Jane . We enjoyed talking to your Mom on several occasions over the years . Please know that we are thinking of you at this difficult time ! With sincere condolences , Bill and Pam

Ramon LaFontaine - March 18, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Humane Society

Arthur & Nancy Coakwell - March 18, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Humane Society

Nancy (Huskilson) & Arthur Coakwell - March 18, 2021

Barb will be always remembered with much love as she was like a second mother to me.I spent many hours at there house in Cobourg.She got me through some troubled times.We always stayed in touch over the years and visited her in Norwood when we could.She would always make rolls for us which Art and I enjoyed.I will inform my brothers Lloyd and Tony and sister Helena.Our sincere condolences to Jane and Brad and their families.May she rest in peace.Love Nancy

Nick Hraynyk - March 18, 2021

Jane and family, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. My thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

Lynne & Doug Fallow - March 18, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Humane Society

Kim and Kimberly LaFontaine & Family - March 17, 2021

Dear Jane, Brad and families. What a beautiful picture of your mom...this is the Aunt Barb we knew and loved. She was a wonderful lady...kind, smart and full of spunk. We mourn her loss along with all of you. Condolences to you and the entire family at this difficult time.

Alex and Ellen Milosh - March 17, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Humane Society

Jeanine Clarey - March 17, 2021

Dear Jane & Bradley So sorry to hear about your Mother’s passing. She was a beautiful lady. Aunt Barbara made the most delicious chocolate cakes. We are thinking of you and your families at this sad time. Much love.....Jeanine La Fontaine/clarey & Paul.....Jill Kimberly & Erin xo

William Bondy - March 17, 2021

Our condolences to your family, from the Bondy family.

Frances Konorowski - March 16, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Humane Society

Fran & Glen Konorowski - March 16, 2021

Jane, John & family - so sorry to hear the sad news. Please know that thoughts & prayers are with you all at this difficult time.

Ken Graham & Jennifer Gilmer - March 16, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Humane Society

Mary Anne (Podolski) Storey - March 16, 2021

Jane & Brad I’m very sorry for your loss. I have nothing but fond memories when I think of all the time I spent at your home. Your parents were amazing.

Barry & Marie Patterson - March 16, 2021

We are sorry your dear Mom passed away we always enjoyed are chats.

Judy Sherwin - March 16, 2021

Jane and Bradley so sorry for your loss. Many fond memories as kids at your place on Darcey. Jane l am Audrey's daughter Judy.

Casey Watson - March 16, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Humane Society

Ron and Linda Marsh - March 16, 2021

Dear Jane, John and family, You are always in our thoughts and in our hearts, even more so now. Deepest condolences Hugs, Linda and Ron

Brenda & George Varty - March 16, 2021

A memorial donation has been made to the Northumberland Humane Society.

Ron and Linda Marsh - March 16, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Humane Society

Mr. and Mrs. G. Saunders - March 16, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Humane Society

Margaret Godawa - March 16, 2021

Barb's Family: Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your loss of a wonderful mother. We shared many happy moments when they lived in Cobourg, Marg & Ed

Alberta Holmes - March 16, 2021

My sincere condolence to Barb's family on her passing. Barb was a wonderful neighbor and friend, and enjoyed many afternoon teas with her. Sincerely Alberta.

Wayne and Cindy Milroy - March 16, 2021

Jane - so so sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. Our deepest sympathies to you and your family.