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Francis "Doreen" Lackey

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Francis "Doreen" Lackey

September 5, 1934 - January 26, 2022

Peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital on Wednesday January 26th, 2022 in her 88th year. Beloved wife of the late Ernest Lackey. Loving mother of Greg Lackey (the late Denise), Linda Rayner (Kelvin), the late Debra Turk (Terry) and the late David Lackey (the late Tammy). Cherished grandmother of Sandy Turk (Adam), Jeremy Turk, Jazmin Houston (Ian) and Tammy Chamberlain (Tim) and great grandmother of Anna, Colton, Kael, Tabitha and Natasha. Dear sister of Bill Chapman and pre-deceased by Bernice, Lloyd, Hazel, Dorothy, Carl, Ron, Thelma, Lawrence, Ruth, Lola, Adele, Jack, Vera, Ray, Lyal and Harold. A graveside service will be held at Shiloh Cemetery on Saturday May 7th, 2022 at 11am followed by a reception at Dundonald Hall. If desired donations may be made to Eden United Church (cheques only, made payable to Friends of Dundonald) or the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

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Clare and Linda Chapman - April 19, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Kim (Munn) Goebel - April 19, 2022

I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you all.

Deb Barrett - April 17, 2022

So sorry for you loss.

Kim Goebel (Munn) - February 21, 2022

Sorry for your loss and my tardiness. Sending prayers.

Ruth and Colin Watson - February 11, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Friends of Dundonald (Eden United Church)

Mark Watson - February 8, 2022

Jeremy, Terry, Sandy and family, We are so sorry for your loss. She was such a kind lady and I remember playing in her basement as a kid. Take care, Mark, Susanna, Logan, Abby

Mark - February 8, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Colleen Wilce-Brown - February 6, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Friends of Dundonald (Eden United Church)

Brenda and Dave Chapman - February 6, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Gail Pattison - February 6, 2022

So sorry for your loss, she was a beautiful person. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Joy and Charlie Black - February 4, 2022

Sorry for your loss, this is never easy . Sending prayers.

Roberta Clark - February 3, 2022

So sorry to hear of the passing of Doreen--my thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time. Doreen was a lovely lady and a talented musician and she will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Bobby Clark I will make a donation to Friends Of Dundonald

Dianne Lowery - February 2, 2022

R.I.P. aunt Doreen , your Loving Family in Heaven will be waiting with open arms ❤ Condolences to Greg, Linda and Family's , Keep her in your Heart Always, ❤

Andrea and Doug Rock - February 2, 2022

Wonderful neighbour and very kind woman. She will be missed.

Leta Rayner - February 2, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Charity of Your Choice

Albert & Brenda Panta - February 1, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Melissa Lilje (Nee Boreham) - February 1, 2022

I was very saddened to hear that Doreen had passed away! I worked with Doreen for many years at Bowes and developed a great friendship with her. She was a wonderful lady, who will be missed by many!!! Please know that the family is in our thoughts and prayers!!

Margaret Chapman - February 1, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Bonnie Rusaw - February 1, 2022

I am very saddened to hear of Doreen’s death. I will always remember her with a smile for her extraordinary talent playing the piano. She & her family members entertained many of us at dances many years ago when life seemed so much slower paced. She will truly be missed. Wishing you strength to get through your sadness at this very difficult time. ❤️

Mike & Kathy Voskamp - February 1, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Friends of Dundonald (Eden United Church)

Jacqueline, Travis and Jake Chapman - February 1, 2022

Greg, Linda and family our condolences. Aunt Doreen will be sadly missed. hugs

Dave Perry Carroll Brooks - February 1, 2022

Francis ? Golly Aunt Doreen, you pulled another fast one on us. Gonna miss your date squares, planting potatoes, and your amazing sense of humour. A life well lived and respected.

kathy rogers - January 31, 2022

Aunt Doreen was a gift to us all. We will miss the warmth in her brown eyes, her smile, quick wit and hugs. She generously and happily shared her musical talent. We remember wonderful times at family gatherings of her playing the piano, taking turns with our mom, Vera, along with the other pianists in the family and with uncles and cousins on guitars and violins joining in. To Linda and Kelvin, Greg and family, her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and those fortunate enough to have shared in Aunt Doreen's life, we hope that you find peace in your memories of her and in her love for you. Kathy, Fraser, Carol, Kathryn and Scott

Ruth Chapman - January 31, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Christine & Karl Bungay - January 31, 2022

Greg, Our deepest condolences to you. We are thinking of you and your family at this very difficult time. Your mom will always be with you, through all your wonderful memories.

Francis and Lynn Prentice - January 31, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Julie and Michael Ortis - January 31, 2022

Greg, we would like to express our sincere condolences to you and your family. We hold you close in our thoughts at this sad time and we are deeply sorry for your profound loss. Love always, the Ortis Family.

Matt & Beverly James - January 31, 2022

On behalf of all your family at Dalren Limited, Beverly and I want to send Greg and his family our deepest sympathies. Please know that all of your work family is thinking of you and wishing you well at this time.

Dana and Janice Johnston - January 30, 2022

Greg, Linda and family. Our sincere condolences on the loss of your mother and grandmother. Aunt Doreen was fun loving, talented and young at heart. We had the pleasure to hear aunt Doreen for decades as she entertained on the piano. Well loved and deeply missed. Dana and Janice ❤️

Suzanne Chapman - January 30, 2022

Thinking of everyone as they remember and cherish all the great memories of Aunt Doreen and her love of family and music . Her sense of humour is something I will always remember and made me smile and laugh at every family get together .

Rolf & Linda - January 30, 2022

Our heartfelt sympathy for the loss of your dear mother, grandmother and great-grandchildren. I always enjoyed our chats when I was walking up the street. Doreen will be missed.

Elissa, Scott Mountney & Cole Eddy - January 30, 2022

Sending love to all. I will always remember aunt Doreen as the spit fire she was. She could always make me smile. May her spirit live on in everyone who loved her. I hope you are catching up with everyone we lost before you. Xo

Khristine Rayner - January 30, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Dan, Kharlene, Brandon, and Trevor - January 30, 2022

Linda, Kelvin, and Family Sorry for your loss Doreen was a good person; I always enjoyed her company. She will be missed deeply; Doreen will always live on in our hearts and memories.

Kathy and Richard Lackey - January 30, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Friends of Dundonald (Eden United Church)

Kathy and Richard Lackey - January 30, 2022

Linda and Greg and families- we extend our deepest condolences to you. Aunt Doreen was always so welcoming, and friendly. We always looked forward to seeing her at family functions. She will be missed by many.

Rob&Brenda Lackey - January 30, 2022

Today and always, may loving memories bring you peace, comfort, and strength.

Jean and Dave O'Connell - January 30, 2022

Linda, Kelvin and families our condolences on the passing of your Mom. Memories last forever.

Peggy Thomas - January 30, 2022

Tammy and Family My sincere condolences in your loss of Doreen/Grandmother A special woman with such strength and compassion. Remember special memories. They will help.

Karen Barchuk Garrard - January 30, 2022

Linda and Kelvin Sending loving thoughts and hugs at the loss of your mom. Karen

Tamara - January 30, 2022

Thinking of you all during this difficult time and sending hugs to you and your family. Lots of loved; Tamara and family

Pastor Ian Robb - January 29, 2022

I have just heard of a longtime supporter of Grafton United Church, Mrs Francis “Doreen” Lackey’s passing, now to be a sweet and lasting memory in her loved one’s hearts. May her memory live on in those she knew as ‘family’ and may they honour her each day in their thoughts and prayers. Go safely and surely into God’s presence Doreen, and may the Creator’s wings enfold you with love. My condolences to Doreen’s remaining family. Amen.

Phyllis Dietrich - January 29, 2022

I am so sorry to hear about your mom. I loved her for her sincerity and just the down-home-ness that she gave. It's in your family...hang onto that! (Rev) Phyllis Dietrich

Lori - January 29, 2022

I am so saddened to learn that my beautiful Aunt Doreen has passed. May she spread her wings and fly among the Angels, and join her loving family & friends who are waiting for her in Heaven. Thinking of Linda and Greg and their family’s during this difficult time. Rest In Peace, Aunt Doreen❤️ God Bless 🙏 Lori Chapman

Shirley Lackey - January 29 2022 - January 29, 2022

Linda & Kelvin , Greg & family , Terry & family , Jazmin & Ian & family , We are so very sorry to learn of Doreen’s passing . She was a wonderful person and always welcomed us and was happy to see our family. Melissa , Samantha and I were sharing childhood memories they have of their Aunt Doreen and remembering visits to her home . It is very hard to say goodbye and we are thinking of all of you and fondly remembering Doreen . Deepest condolences , Shirley & family .

Brenda and Phil Pace - January 29, 2022

Our sincere condolences Linda, Greg and families. May your memories of your mom comfort you always ❤️

Barb Whaley - January 29, 2022

My condolence to Doreen's family. She always had a smile and a hug. A great lady.

Daryl Chapman - January 29, 2022

Greg and Linda, I will always remember the on going laugh aunt Doreen and I shared. She once said to me " how are you Paul ?", and I very quickly replied, "not bad , how are you aunt Vera?". I think she was a little embarrassed, but we both had a good chuckle about it when ever we saw each other. Love her for ever , thinking of you all. Cousin Daryl

Cathy & Steve Holland - January 29, 2022

Linda, Kelvin and Greg, please accept our heartfelt condolences on the passing of your dear Mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Craig and Donna - January 29, 2022

We were so sorry to hear this news, sending sincere condolences to all ♥️

Christine Chapman - January 28, 2022

Linda,Greg & Families My deepest condolences to you and your families. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.

Lori Andrus - January 28, 2022

Very sorry to read of Doreens passing… My sister Roberta was married to Bob Lackey and would often chat about Doreen and how much she liked her…I had the pleasure of chatting to Doreen on a few occasions.My thoughts are with you…Lori Andrus

Cassie Brown - January 28, 2022

Sending my deepest condolences, Great Aunt Doreen was such a bright person & I will miss her with all my heart🤍

Marg Trottman-Graham - January 28, 2022

Sorry to hear of Doreen's passing. Send love and thoughts to all. Marg Trottman-Graham

Camilla millar - January 28, 2022

I'm saddend to hear of doreens passing .. she was such a great lady .. my deepest condolences to the family... Camilla millar

Anne and Terry Preston - January 28, 2022

Very sorry to hear of Doreen's passing. Our thoughts are with you.

John and Janice McKnight - January 28, 2022

Greg & Linda: Janice and I offer our sincere condolences at the loss of your mother. Aunt Doreen truly was a "one of a kind", and an inspiration to all of us less-musical family members, she will be missed.

Bob Mutton - January 28, 2022

Dear Greg and Linda, I was very saddened to hear of the passing of your Mom. In my younger days my brother and I saw Aunt Doreen quite often usually at Grandma Chapman’s. Always upbeat, she was a joy to be around. I am very sorry for your loss, Bob Mutton

Khristine Rayner & Leta Rayner - January 28, 2022

Linda, Kelvin, & Family Our deepest Condolences; you will be in our thoughts and prayers, Doreen will be missed. Those we love don’t go away, they are with us every day. Unseen, unheard, always near us, in our memories, in our hearts.

Stan and Diane Chapman - January 28, 2022

Linda, Greg and family Our sincere condolences to all of you and your families. Aunt Doreen was a wonderful, energetic woman with a great sense of humour. Enjoyed her stories and her baking. We will miss you. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. Stan and Diane

Carol Osborne - January 28, 2022

To the family Wib and I are so very for your loss our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time

Marilyn Girdwood - January 28, 2022

Dear Jazmin, Loving thoughts and prayers are winging your way. Take care and may you treasure your happy memories. Love, Aunt Marilyn

Colin and Ruth Watson - January 28, 2022

With our sincere condolences. Doreen was always smiling whenever you talked to her. Thinking of you and hope your many memories help ease your pain.

Jean McCrory - January 28, 2022

My sincere condolences to the Chapman, and Lackey families. Heaven got another angel.

Pam & Bill Kelly - January 28, 2022

Linda, Kelvin & family, We were so saddened to hear of the passing of Linda's mother. Our hearts and prayers are with you. Take comfort in knowing that your memories will get you through this difficult time. Hugs.

Don Perry - January 28, 2022

To all my fellow mourners ; She was a very special presence in our lives for so long, so many years. It is going to be hard to get used to her not being here with us now. She will certainly be welcomed by our Father in Heaven, Of that we are certain... Dear Lord, we pray you welcome this wonderful soul to your heavenly family. She will be a worthy addition , blessings to all of you who loved her. Don. P. S. Thank you Greg for notifying us ... Unc D.

Al Mutton - January 28, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Martha and Guy MacLeod - January 28, 2022

Please accept our sincere condolences Greg, Linda and families. Aunt Doreen was lovely, warm and fun, she will be missed!

Jayne Johnston - January 28, 2022

Greg-we are thinking of you at this time-beautiful picture-our thoughts and prayers go out to you and all family members-take care Greg-Sincerely-Jayne-Greg & Nadiene

Jeanne Bell - January 28, 2022

My sincere condolence to Doreen's family she was a beautiful lady who loved her music and playing with Aunt Peggy and Uncle Ron and so much fun to work with. RIP

Al & Pat Mutton - January 28, 2022

Linda and Greg Pat and I are so sorry for your loss. Aunt Doreen was one of the most gentle people I have known. She sure loved her music and I will miss the periodic opportunity to play with her.

Kim Gordon - January 28, 2022

Sincere condolences to Greg, Linda, Kelvin and all who knew Doreen. She was a wonderful, kind, naturally talented musician and good person. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Susan and Ken Horne - January 28, 2022

Our deepest sympathies to Greg, Linda and Families. Also to all who knew Doreen, truly a kind gentle soul with a knack for making you laugh and a smile that said she was happy to see you. We will think of you often and treasure our memories. RIP dear friend xoxo

Melody Alderdice - January 27, 2022

RIP Doreen. To your family I send sincere condolences. I have many fond memories of you and Deb from our baseball days. You made the best butter tarts ever and always had the sweetest smile. You will be missed by the Colborne Free Spirit girls.

Leah & Zeljko - January 27, 2022

Deepest condolences to the family. It was always a pleasure to see and spend time with Doreen! She was a gifted piano player and a joy to be around. She will be truly missed.

Jill Ivatt - January 27, 2022

Linda, Kelvin and family .. We are so very sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time❤️ Jill and David Ivatt

Patricia Holmes - January 27, 2022

R.I.P. Doreen how you loved to watch your Grandchildren play their sports, remembering Jeremy with his mum coaching baseball. Always remember your smile and gracious attitude.

Wayne and Christine Wamboldt - January 27, 2022

Greg Tammy Tash Tab so sorry for your loss. Our sincere condolences.

Steve and Karen Hadwen - January 27, 2022

Greg and Linda and Kelvin and family sorry to here about Doreen she really loved to have a good laugh. She will be missed rip.

Rosemary Taylor - January 27, 2022

My thoughts and prayers 🙏are with the family..please except my sincere condolences...

Elaine Churchill - January 27, 2022

Dear Greg, Linda and family! It is with our deepest condolences that we have lost our precious Aunt Doreen! She was such a little spitfire and enjoyed being with her immediate family and her large extended family especially at our family functions when we all got together! Many stories and lots of laughter was had from days gone by! She truly will be missed as she was always pounding the ivories at any function our family had! If there is a gift that she could pass down to her family, it would be the gift of music and playing the piano! She was loved by us all and will truly be missed! Our thoughts and prayers are with you all! May she be at peace! xoxo

Kelly Evans - January 27, 2022

Linda & Family: So very sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. May the love of family and wonderful memories sustain you through this very difficult time.

Thomas &Janice Chapman Chapman - January 27, 2022

Sending our deepest condolences, thoughts and prayers to the family.

Rick and Cathie Edisob - January 27, 2022

Sincere condolences to all of Doreen's family. Have known her for many years

Brenda & Willy Casteels - January 27, 2022

To all of Doreen’s family, our sincere condolences to you all, Doreen was a great and sweet lady, I worked with her as did my mom, and she was a great friend. Thoughts and prayers are with you all. Brenda & Willy

Danielle Rock (Moonie) - January 27, 2022

Linda and family, What a firecracker your Mom was. I enjoyed her coming into the chiropractor’s office and getting to see her next door to my brother in law. My condolences to you and all the family. What a wonderful life lived. May she Rest In Peace.

Tara Raymond - January 27, 2022

Sending my thoughts and prayers. She was a wonderful women, lots of laughs and great memories. She has joined many loved ones ❤️

Cindy Murphy - January 27, 2022

Linda, I am so sorry to hear of your mom's passing, please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers during this very sad time. Hugs to you & Kelvin. Len & Cindy Murphy

Sharon Kearns - January 27, 2022

Sincere condolences to the family.

Ann & Dick Raymond - January 27, 2022

Linda, Greg and Family We are keeping all of you in our prayers. We have so many memories of Doreen through bingo, playing cards with mom and rhubarb pies. Lots of laughs that we will treasure.

Les and Ann Day - January 27, 2022

So sorry to hear of your Moms' passing Linda but what a great age she lived to. Remember many good times spent with her Ron and Peg and others playing music. Great memories of the good times. Our thoughts are with you. Sincerely. Les and Ann.

Francis and Lynn Prentice - January 27, 2022

Francis and I extend our sincere condolences to Doreen’s whole family. She was a very friendly warm hearted person. May the many memories that you all shared over the years bring you comfort.

Jeanie Haig - January 27, 2022

My sincere condolences to all of Doreen’s family. What a wonderful lady. Many great memories working with her. Jeanie 🌸💝

Donna M Logel - January 27, 2022

Loving memories of Doreen, such a sweet fun loving lady. My deepest condolences on your loss.