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Barbara Helen Wakely
Private Family Service

MacCoubrey Funeral Home
30 King St. E., Cobourg


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Barbara Helen Wakely

January 30, 1947 - October 30, 2022

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Barbara Wakely at the Northumberland Hills Hospital Sunday, October 30, 2022 at the age of 75. Cherished partner of Gerry Sine for 34 years. Loved mother to Steven (Jennifer) Wakely and Jason (Katie) Wakely. Proud Nan to her grandchildren Cassidy, Owen, Dalyn and Sidney, as well as her great grand son, Bentley. A private family service will be held Sunday, November 6, 2022, at 2:00PM at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King Street East, Cobourg, Ontario. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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MESSAGES OF CONDOLENCE / DONATIONS

Roxane Brunette - November 19, 2022

I am so sorry for your loss.

Kelly Watson - November 16, 2022

Jason and Family, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Barb. I remember her fondly from my childhood days growing up on Spragge Cres. I am thinking of you all during this difficult time. Kelly and Family

Jim & Sharan Landon - November 15, 2022

Jerry So sorry for your loss Barb always had a smile on her face She was a great coworker when I was in the office It was a privilege to have known her Regards Jim & Sharan Landon

David Turck - November 11, 2022

Steven and family my sincere condolences on the passing of your mother. She always had a smile on her face and loved to laugh.

Samantha Hernden - November 8, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Canadian Cancer Society

Linda Arsenault - November 7, 2022

Steven and Jason and families. So very sorry for your loss Linda

Dave & Marina Perry - November 6, 2022

Gerry, you and the entire family are in our thoughts. We miss Barb and the laughs we had together. She was an amazing person, funny and very caring. She had the ability to laugh at herself, which is a rare gift. Her friendship will never be forgotten.

Lois and David Russell - November 6, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Canadian Cancer Society

Sharon Canzi - November 5, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Canadian Cancer Society

Sharon Canzi - November 5, 2022

My dearly beloved Barbara I will never forget the day we met you and Gerry at Petsmart by way of our two puppies that are siblings, Sandy and Walli. We became the best of sisters to each other. The closest thing to a sister that I’ve ever had and I will love you today, tomorrow and always. You will remain in my heart and I will always cherish the moments that we’ve had together. My mother Maddie, daughter Angi, son-in-law Corey and granddaughter Mikayla and I pray for your spirit to soar. You are an angel to all of us. Gerry you are our forever family and we are by your side... And prayers for this wonderful family as you remember her love, devotion, and strong spirit.

Peter Dunn - November 5, 2022

Gerry sorry to here of Barb's passing. Thinking of you and the family.

Joy and Eric Niemeyer - November 5, 2022

We are saddened cause you will be missed, but our hearts and minds are full of love and fun memories. Sending you a BIG HUG hope you feel the lovin'.❤️

Bob Lafontaine - November 5, 2022

My sincerest condolences. I had the pleasure of working with Barb, she made every day happier with her positive outlook and never had a negative word to say. She will be missed.

Gina McBride - November 5, 2022

Gerry and Family, I’m so very sorry for the loss of Barb. I have known Barb for many years and always enjoyed her. She will me missed. My deepest condolence. Gina

Evor and Brenda Leonard - November 4, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Canadian Cancer Society

Brenda/Gary Sine - November 4, 2022

Barb was a part of our lives for 34 years. She will be dearly missed by all the Sine families. To our brother, we love and hug you every day. The donation to the Cancer Society has been made on behalf of ourselves, Sheila, Keith and Betty.

Richard & Gwen Dupuis - November 4, 2022

We are so, so sorry to hear of Barb's passing. You couldn't help but smile whenever she was around. Such a caring, compassionate person with so much joy and love to spread. She made every day happier.

Tom & Rose Gadbois - November 3, 2022

Our deepest sympathies so sorry for your lost Steven and Jason , Gerry and family Tom & Rose Gadbois

Donna Watts - November 3, 2022

Dear Gerry ,Steven ,Jason and families I was very saddened to hear about Barb passing away. I always enjoyed our chats , we had many a chuckle. Barb was a very proud mother and grandmother,and couldn’t say enough good about you all. Thinking about you all at this sad time. Too young, too soon. My deepest condolences to you all. Donna

Derek tukendorf - November 3, 2022

Don't worry mrs.wakely....Teresa will be waiting at heavens gate for you ....to make sure you don't have long to wait....rip

Sarah Wladyka - November 3, 2022

My sincere condolences to the Wakely family. Working with Barb was always a laugh, she was such a spirit.

Robert Fair - November 3, 2022

Steven and Jason. I send to both of you, and your families, my sincere condolences as you mourn the death of your dear mother. Bob

North Bay Battalion - November 3, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Canadian Cancer Society

Adam Dennis - November 3, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Canadian Cancer Society

Adam Dennis - November 3, 2022

Our deepest condolences to the entire Wakely family. Your Battalion family has you all in our thoughts and prayers.

John Hinman and Sue Peers - November 3, 2022

Our sincerest condolences Gerry. We have only warm memories of Barb. She was a terrific person and will be missed.

Nicole - November 3, 2022

Steve, Jason, I am sorry to hear about your mom. My condolence to the family.

Angela Griffith - November 3, 2022

We are so sorry to hear about Barb. Sending our condolences to all of you. Ernie & Angela Griffith

Bonnie Macaulay Bowen - November 3, 2022

Jason, Steve, Owen and family, there are no words.. so I send hugs Bonnie Macaulay Bowen

Jonathan Taylor - November 2, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Canadian Cancer Society

Bonnie Van Dusen - November 2, 2022

So sorry to hear about Barbara. I have so many happy memories of her. She was a kind and loving Mom and wife. Hold your memories of her tight when you miss her. Bonnie Van Dusen

Katherine Reed - November 2, 2022

I've Known Barb over the years my condolences to her loved ones. Such a great loss.

Karen Wakely - November 2, 2022

Jason and Steven, My warmest condolences to and your families.

Jacques and Debra Dupuis - November 2, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Canadian Cancer Society

Sue McCullough - November 2, 2022

Jerry and Family- I am so so sorry for your loss.. Barb welcomed me to the neighborhood and will remain in a special place in my heart, always kind and caring and loving. A wonderful woman.

Marcy Whelan - November 2, 2022

So saddened to hear of Barb’s passing. We will always remember her as such a proud Hockey Mom/Hockey Grandma. Thinking of you all at this very sad time, Dennis and Marcy Whelan.

Lori Simpson - November 1, 2022

Steven & Jason, I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you and your families.

Gladys Morris - November 1, 2022

Dalyn and Sidney My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Much lve

CAROL BUTTAR - November 1, 2022

Eric & I send our sincere condolences to the family. Spent many times at the arena together cheering our boys on.

Laura Coppaway - November 1, 2022

Every time I saw Barb, and Gerry at any events, family and hockey, she was smiling. You knew she was so very proud of her family. “Wishing you peace and strength during this difficult time.” Hugs, Laura Coppaway

Richard Van Dusen - November 1, 2022

Part of the hockey family will be missed. Lots fun and laughs through the hockey years. great hockey mom, always there for all the boys. a great mom to her two boys and Jerry sorry, so sorry it was so great for you and Barb to have so many great years Barb will be missed by many, great mom and person sorry again

Inga Belge - November 1, 2022

A lovely, lovely woman. So kind. Always helpful. My sincere condelences to all Barb's family and friends.

Pat Bath - November 1, 2022

So very sorry to learn of Barb's passing. She was a wonderful lady. Loved working with her. May she Rest in Peace.

Peter Schmitz - November 1, 2022

I called her Barbie-Doll. She was wonderful to work with, always upbeat and positive. Gerry, my thoughts and my best wishes are with you as you move into your new, life’s, reality. Stay well. Peter

Colette and Fred Stegmayer - November 1, 2022

Gerry, Steven & Jen, Jason & Katie, and all the Family: Please accept our most Sincere Condolences in the heart-wrenching loss of your Beloved Life-Partner, Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother! It was a privilege to know and love Barb for many years .... she will be terribly missed by so many of us! You are all in our thoughts and prayers! Colette & Fred, David & Tanya, and Heidi & Brent

The Waller Family - November 1, 2022

We are so very sorry to hear of Barb's passing. Nanna Barb was always happy to include Ronan with the Wakely boys during their younger days. We know how very proud she was of all of her grandchildren. Sending all of you our sympathy. Jackie, Steve, Jack, Talen, Ronan and Kael

Lorene S Kitchener - November 1, 2022

My condolences to Gerry, Steve, Jason and Families. I hope your favourite memories bring you a measure of comfort. May Barb Rest in Peace. Lorene

Mike and Glenda Smith - November 1, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Canadian Cancer Society

Mike and Glenda Smith - November 1, 2022

We will remember Barb as we usually saw her; with a smile on her face and cheering at the boys' hockey and baseball games. To Gerry, Jason, Steve and the entire Wakely family our thoughts are with you. Barb fought a courageous battle with cancer, and as it usually does, cancer finally won. Take comfort in knowing she is at peace now.

Steve and Jackie Waller - November 1, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Canadian Cancer Society

Laura Roberge - November 1, 2022

My thoughts are with you all. She was a lovely Lady, may she RIP

Joan & Steve Blaind - November 1, 2022

Gerry & family We are saddend to hear of Barb's passing. Sending Condolences & thoughts your way. Joan & Steve

Jack and Debbie Dupuis - November 1, 2022

Gerry, Steven and Jason and family. Our sincerest condolences on Barb’s passing. We loved her and will miss her too. Hugs. Jack and Debbie

lintondistributing@gmail.com - November 1, 2022

Gerald I’m sorry to hear of Barb’s passing.My Condolences to you and family.